We are super excited to host another giveaway! We’re about six followers shy of 350 subscribers and would love to reward one of you lovelies for being loyal to us. We of course will continue to have giveaways in the new year and are in the works of revamping our logo (stay tuned for that), but none the less our content and love for all things fashion & beauty will always be our main focus.
Shall I move along to the good part? Here’s what one lucky winner (chosen at random) will receive.
A pair of sunnies from sunglassesspot.com
A Sephora brand eyeshadow palette
A Ciaté London mini nail polish kit
Rules: Repost photo above on Instagram using the hashtag #itsapplesandorangesblog
Also make sure to follow our blog (through email or WordPress). You’ll be notified when there’s a new post as well as any upcoming giveaways!
Here we are with yet again another milestone! We now have 300 followers and counting! Super exciting! To those who are new to our blog we host mini giveaways every so often to show our appreciation to you all who support us.
On with the fun part (the actual prize). One lucky winner will receive some of Gwen’s current favorites at the moment. A deluxe sample of Liz Earlie’s cleanse and polish hot cloth face cleanser along with a mini sized Soap and Glory hand lotion and body scrub. I have been absolutely loving these three items and I am hoping you will too!
Now here’s how to enter:
Comment on the photo posted on our Instagram (@itsapplesandorangesblog) stating where you live, your must have skin/body care item and why you would like to win this prize. This will ensure entry in the giveaway, which will be open for 5 days. We will then choose the winner through a raffle generator which will be announced on Instagram Monday June 1st!
Our giveaways have normally been held in the U.S, but since I (Gwen) am in the U.K we figured we would open it up to anyone living in Europe this time. (Sorry to my American babes we need to give other countries a turn)
The winner of our Misguided Faux Fur Leopard Coat giveaway is Jomarys from LoveJomy.Com! She graciously entered this giveaway and even though Florida heat might not be compatible with this jacket we still can’t wait to see how she styles it in the future. Stay tuned and keep an eye out for more giveaways as we always look out for our followers new and old. HINT HINT- we are creeping up to our next goal of 300 on the blog :0)
So as some of you may have been keeping up with, I Ari finally got some stamps on my passport! I visited my sister Gwen in London and we did some major country hopping in the short time we were reunited. I had the best time ever and now have the travel bug, bad! Our first day in Barcelona was filled with good food, amazing views and lovely weather. We did some site seeing and even ended up at the beach! It was about 45 degrees or so and winter gear was required (especially for my thin Florida blood). This look consisted of this thick quilted pink sweater dress from Zara’s end of season sale, black aldo oxfords, fleece lined leggings, pearl & gold collar necklace, bowler hat and lastly this show stopping leopard jacket! This misguided coat is so beautiful in person and surprisingly light weight. I ordered it a size UK 8 (US 4) but looking back probably would have gone for a 6 (US 2). It is supposed to be oversized and boxy (that is the look) so it still worked well. We are hosting a giveaway of this same exact coat in a size UK 8 from misguided on instagram! Their was a mixup with my shipping and I was sent two by accident so I thought why not share the wealth? If you like this look and would like to rock this coat check out our instagram to see how to enter. @itsapplesandorangesblog. Links to items below.
So we have slightly surpassed our 250 followers goal for last year and are more than happy to host another giveaway to bring in 2015. The lucky winner of some makeup and skin care goodies this time is the lovely Rosemary Christine! Next up, lets get to 300 so we can giveaway some more prizes to our dedicated followers! Thanks to those who entered and there will be plenty more of these to come in the future. Lets get to 300!!
Winner- Rosemary Christine
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Twitter- Ari (@_ari_pena) , Gwen (gwendi3)
So we’ve done it again!! 250 followers on our blog and we couldn’t be happier and greatful to still be growing steadily. From nearly 100 to now 250 in such a short time! We would like to show our gratitude for keeping up with us all this time by hosting another giveaway. We’ve done many in the past and expect this one to go off without a hitch. The rules are simple, the winner will be chosen through a generator and you can enter multiple times (the more entries the better your chances) by using the raffle link provided below. The winner will receive makeup goodies sure to impress! Once again thanks to our old friends/followers, we look forward to making many more!
Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter and leave us feedback and comments! We will definitely be taking those into consideration as well as doing many more giveaways in the future as our blog grows. Next goal is 250!
Its about that time again!!!! We are almost at 200 followers and cannot be more excited at the progress and growth that our blog has made. As a small token of appreciation we want to offer a giveaway prize to one of our followers for being a part of the beginning of this lovely journey. The rules are simple, the winner will be chosen through a generator and you can enter multiple times (the more entries the better your chances) by using the raffle link provided below.
Check out our previous two giveaway post’s that were a success! Here & Here
Feel free to comment and like this post if you have any suggestions or ideas for our blog or future giveaways and don’t forget to check out our newly conjoined instagram itsapplesandorangesblog. Once again we would like to thank everyone for making this happen for us and once we reach 200 one lucky person will be getting a makeup treat! Click the link below!!
So as some of you may already know my sister/co blogger and I live in two different states and don’t get to physically see each other that often (except for holidays and such). We have decided to take a “sisters” trip this weekend for some fun and relaxation in Puerto Rico! I am so excited to get away for a little bit and thought it would be awesome to share some packing tips for our 4 day, 3 night extravaganza. I will be going over some ways to best utilize your clothing and Gwen will go in further on another post on your makeup and hygiene products.
First things first, assess how many days you will be gone and what type of climate you will be in. Google is your best friend on this matter.
If you don’t already have a set itinerary, have a general idea of what type of events/ outings you will be attending ie. mostly casual, conservative historical sites, festive night outs, or mostly beach bum days etc
Write down your basic clothing essentials so that you wont forget them and can easily check mark them once they are packed away (undies, bras, socks etc – Here is a List I like using for myself.
Start with each day and run down the list of pre planned (or made up) activities that you will go through. For instance mine looks something like this.
I am repeating many items for sake of saving room in my carry on (my sandals, purses, makeup, pjs just to name a few). I then take photos of everything laid out on my phone for reference. This process helps me not over pack and bring exactly what I need for each day keeping in account all different types of scenarios that may occur. I am so excited for my trip and I hope this helped anyone who struggles packing a bag (I still do sometimes). Stay tuned for detailed outfits of the day from this trip!
Darlene Rodriguez & Josmery from http://jomified.wordpress.com are the official winners of our giveaway! We surpassed our goal of 150 followers and decided to share the love with two people instead of just one! We have some great stuff coming up this summer and will be doing many more giveaways and contest in the future. Make sure to follow us on all social media platforms, we love feedback and comments and the goal is to be more interactive with our fellow bloggers and followers.