Thursday, June 27, 2013

Ta Ta For Now ...

It's time. Time to re-focus. Time to re-energize. Time to de-clutter and organize priorities. Time to de-stress and take the pressure off.
While I am sad that I have had zero time to make all that I want it to be, I am happy to be taking a break away for a bit. I am hoping to come back refreshed and excited; full of new ideas and inspiration.
Until then, you can find me on Facebook and Pinterest (links to the right). I am on Instagram (aprilbaker23), but haven't quite jumped on board fully. I plan on doing that soon.
And be sure to check out the fabulous blogs in my sidebar. I will always be checking in on them ... my daily dose of blog love!
I hope everyone has a great summer enjoying friends and family, vacations and weekends at home, warm sunshine, and happiness!!
See you in the Fall, peeps!

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Little Blue Olive Giveaway Winners!!

You girls are the lucky winners of a $10 gift credit to Little Blue Olive!!
Please send me the email address that you would like your credit code sent to.
Thank you to all who participated in this event. I am all about supporting local companies and spreading the word on their fabulousness!
And don't forget ... Little Blue Olive is offering all my blog fans a 20% discount in their shop for a limited time! Use the promo code DOTDOTDOT when you checkout. 

Monday, June 17, 2013

Little Blue Olive ... Review & Giveaway!

So ... Monday got away from me. It happens. What are ya gonna do? The first day of the work week is never fun.
It's Tuesday now ... one more day closer to Friday - holla - and GIVEAWAY TIME!!
Little Blue Olive is a cute little hair accessory shop on Etsy, offering handmade hair bling for gals of all ages. They sponsored a giveaway in my big holiday event in December, and recently sent me some goodies to try out on my own hair.
I was given the opportunity to select 3 items of my choice, so I picked the Double Chiffon Flower Headband in black, the Patina Brass Feather clips, and a Set of Felt Bows in peach and grey.
My package arrived rather quickly (although it didn't have to travel far, being the shop is located within a couple cities from where I live), and each item was individually wrapped up in cute paper and themed labels. Immediately I thought that Little Blue Olive was going to be a perfect shop to send gifts from, knowing such care would be taken in the presentation right out of the envelope!
I started playing around with the headband first, but quickly realized that I should have chosen a color that didn't match my hair. Whoops! Unless you were up close, you really couldn't see the cute details of the flowers, or that I was even wearing a headband. I had to get creative ... so I wrapped the stretchy band around my ponytail and covered my rubber band with the flowers ... LOVE!!!!
Next up, I used the felt bows to pull the front of my hair back. These little clips have super clamping power and kept my hair in place - no slipping! I love the little bit of girly flair they add to a simple style.
The feather bobby pins are a gorgeous blue color with the brass color that peeks through. They have a sweet antique look to them, and stood out beautifully in my messy updo. These are really sturdy and can pin back chunky pieces.
You girls will LOVE the accessories at Little Blue Olive. Even though I received these hair goodies at no charge for review, it doesn't mean I will lie to kick it and steer y'all to buy some cheap products. If the 100% feedback rating of over 350 customers doesn't do it for you, then I will personally back this review up. I am treating 2 lucky followers to a $10 gift certificate to Little Blue Olive!! Entering to win is simple ... head on over to the shop and peek around, then come back here and leave a comment as to what you have your eyes on! I will announce the 2 lucky winners next Tuesday!
And here is some great news for all you girls who would like to purchase your hair accessories this week ....
Little Blue Olive is offering all my readers a 20% discount on your orders for the rest of this week! Just enter DOTDOTDOT at checkout!
I hope everyone is having a great week!!

Friday, June 7, 2013

Cheers to the weekend ...

Another busy week here in Crazy Town ... so looking forward to the weekend!!
A highlight of my week though was receiving a package of hair goodies in the mail for review. Y'all will definitely want to pop back in on Monday to check out
There may be a giveaway or two ... just sayin.
Have a wonderful weekend, peeps!!

A Fond Farewell ...

Wow! Is December already upon us? Good golly this year has flown right by! I have been a busy girl lately, hence the blog break. Unfortu...