Thanksgiving yarn and hooks giveaway!

not your average crochet

There are so many things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, even if you’re not celebrating the holiday in the United States.  To demonstrate this, check out this list I found (from itsbubz on Instagram):

Grateful for…

  1.  Early wakeups = children to love
  2. House to clean = safe place to live
  3. Laundry = clothes to wear
  4. Dishes to wash = food to eat
  5. Crumbs under the table = family meals
  6. Grocery shopping = $ to provide for us
  7. Toilets to clean = indoor plumbing
  8. Lots of noise = people in my life
  9. Endless questions about homework = kids’ brains growing
  10. Sore & tired in bed = I’m still alive!

Amen

Even though I don’t have kids, this is a great reminder that we can find things to be grateful for in what we usually consider to be unpleasant chores.

In the spirit of spreading thankfulness (which incidentally can also be…

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MAC LIPSTICK GIVEAWAY!!! | One Year Blogging

Hello, lovelies!

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It’s been one year since I started blogging and I thought it would be the perfect time to celebrate with a giveaway!  I have had so much fun here, in my little corner of the internet, over the past year and am so excited to see what the next one brings! 🙂  I’ll be giving away one MAC lipstick of your choice!  This giveaway is international and ends on August 8th, 2015.

I am using rafflecopter to track votes and randomly pick a winner.  As you will see when you click the link to the giveaway, there are optional ways to enter using social media, but they are not required.  All you need to do is be following my blog and leave a comment of the shade you’d like!  If you do choose to use social media, you will just get entered more times into the contest!

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Giveaway!!!! (Read before you Like!)

Makeup On A Tight Budget

Hi guys! It’s giveaway time! I finally hit 200 followers! YAAASSS GAGA! I’ve been planning this giveaway for a while and I have a ton of stuff for you guys. It’s going to be a surprise giveaway but the following brands will be included:

Olay

Sonia Kashuk

City Color

Sephora

Freeman Beauty

OJON

Klorane

Jergens

Prestige

Malani

Maybelline

E.L.F

Hardcandy

Smashbox

Almay

Revlon

Wet n’ Wild

Pixie

Physicians Formula

You will receive at least one of each brand. All of the items are brand new, never used but they are destash of my collection. As we all know I’m on a tight budget so I couldn’t buy everything so I decided to share my collection with one of you. So here are the rules:

1-This giveaway for US citizens only. I can’t pay for international shipping but if you are international and want to enter, you are more than welcome…

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500 Followers MAC #Giveaway

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giveaway: win a MAC lipstick and eyeshadow of your choice win a MAC lipstick and eyeshadow of your choice!

I realized I now have over 500 people in total following my blog! To thank everyone, I’m doing a giveaway for all of my followers. I’m giving away a MAC lipstick and a MAC eyeshadow single and the winner gets to choose the shades.

The giveaway is international (I’m willing to ship anywhere).

Here are the rules for entering:

1. Subscribe to my blog, through either wordpress, via email, or bloglovin
2. Follow me on any social media of your choice,  twitter, facebook, or pinterest
3. Leave a comment below saying which shade of lipstick and eyeshadow you’d like to receive

Plus you can gain additional entries by:

  • Liking this post (1 additional entry)
  • Sharing this post on a social media site of your choice (1 additional entry)
  • Reblogging this post (1 additional entry)

The winner will be…

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MY FIRST GIVE AWAY! 1 Year Anniversary + 100 Posts!

Talking about Beauty

Hey Everyone!

I can’t say how excited I am for today’s post! 😀

Throughout last week,  I achieved two blogging milestones. The Tuesday 12th May marked the first post I ever did. I hadn’t actually posted again after about a month or so, and only started posting regularly from the end of August. Nevertheless, that was when the journey first started!

Also, on Friday 15th May I posted my 100th post! I just can’t believe it! So much has happened in the past year and I’m so happy with my little corner of the internet 🙂 There’s a lot that I still want to do and improve on, but hopefully that will come in time.

Most importantly, I want to thank each and every one of you for taking the time to read, comment and share. It is the time that you give to me and my blog that…

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