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Eternity Rose – Valentine’s Day Gift Idea

It’s not always easy finding the perfect gift, wouldn’t you agree? That’s why I appreciate companies like Eternity Rose and the beautiful selections of stunning jewelry and keepsakes. I can honestly say I have never seen any of the products that Eternity Rose has to offer before and I really love that I can give a gift that will be unexpected and appreciated.

This Valentine’s Day is the perfect time of year to give the one you love a rose, and better still these roses won’t wilt. A gift from Eternity Rose, the name says it all, a gift that will last for a lifetime and be treasured for that long as well.

If you are looking for a thoughtful gift for her this Valentine’s Day, whether she loves beautiful jewelry or adores blooming roses, she can have it all.

Eternity Rose has pretty pendants, necklaces, and earrings in their jewelry line. They also sell authentic dipped roses and rose vase sets, not to mention a couple of items if you’re shopping for him as well.

You will be thrilled with the quality of your purchase. Each item comes with a certificate of authenticity and is beautifully wrapped and ready to gift to that special someone.

Visit Eternity Rose’s website to pick out the perfect Valentine’s Day gift – eternityrose.com

 

Comment below: What gift would you pick out??

 

This is not a sponsored post, I received product to review. All my thoughts are honest and my own opinion.

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Gifts from C. Wonder

This is a sponsored post with MomTrends and C. Wonder.

C.Wonder Mother's Day Gift Guide MommyB

Mother’s Day is only a few days away, but there are still plenty of opportunities to shop for and celebrate the mom in your life. I recently heard about C. Wonder products and stores. C.Wonder has a great selection of gifts that are perfect for moms, and they’re giving MommyB Knows Best readers a discount too.

To receive your discount:

Print out a copy of this blog post and present it to a store associate at your local C. Wonder store (The Streets at Southpoint – Raleigh, NC) between now and May 10th to receive a scratch off card for up to 30% off your purchase!

Here are a few of my favorite C. Wonder beautiful gifts:

 C. Wonder Passion Fruit Scented Candle $28.00

C. Wonder Scented Candle Mother's Day Gift

C. Wonder Porcelain Word Plate “Love” $18.00

C. Wonder Pave Edged Delicate Initial Cuff  $38.00

C. Wonder Pave Cube Initial Necklace $38.00

C. Wonder Word Plate Mother's Day Gift

C. Wonder Printed Stripe Signature Tote $78.00

C. Wonder Signature Tote Mother's Day Gift

Wouldn’t these pieces make a great gift for a special mom??? Check out C. Wonder’s other great gifts for Mother’s Day or any special gift purchase.

C. Wonder currently operates 22 permanent stores across the country in addition to a full-service e-commerce boutique. They have an open-door return policy and can monogram any gifts that you purchase! Head to their new store at 6910 Fayetteville Rd.Space #178 Durham, NC 27713 or shop online at cwonder.com.

Disclaimer: Compensation was provided by C. Wonder via MomTrends. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of C. Wonder or Momtrends.

Mother’s Day Gift Guide from Pregnancy and Up {Giveaway}

This is a sponsored post.

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner and I’ve been doing some “screen shopping” for my own mother and mother-in-law. If you haven’t started your shopping here are some ideas for expecting moms, athletic moms, tech moms, moms who love pretty things, and more. {And if you’re the mom who loves something in this Mother’s Day Gift Guide be sure to pin or share with those who’ll be shopping for you this year.}

Make sure you read the whole post, there may be an awesome giveaway at the end as well!!!

For Mommy to Be:

Mother's Day Gift Guide 9Months Sparkling Wine

 

9Months, is the first of its kind, non-alcoholic beverage dedicated to pregnant women.

9Months is a way for expecting mothers to be part of the celebration and never feel left out of a toast or celebratory “cheers!”

Their high quality non-alcoholic sparkling beverages are from grapes grown in southern Australia. 9Months comes in two delicious 100% natural (no added sugar) flavors, Sparkling Red and Sparkling White (NEW flavors coming soon!).

Senders are able to personalize bottle gift tags (It’s a Boy!; It’s a Girl; Congrats!).

For more information please visit their website at 9monthslove.com

For the Active Mom: 

Mothers Day Gift Guide - Urban Halo

Urban Halos are the latest fashion trend for the casual sports-minded woman and on-the-go mom. Who says fashion can’t be comfortable and stylish? Give her a gift that accentuates her natural beauty this Mother’s Day. These headbands are great for complimenting an outfit or pulling hair back for a stylish run.

Choose from several styles, solid, print, and glam on their website: myurbanhalo.com

For Nostalgic Moms:

Mother's Day Gift Guide - Not Just Any Old Day

Not Just Any Old Day offers gorgeous, one-of-a-kind datesake jewelry that feature a signature inscribed calendar marking a special date. Birthstones adorn your choice of Rose Gold, Silver, or Brass.

Gift one to mom on Mother’s Day to help her keep her child’s birth date close to her heart…always.

Order your Not Just Any Old Day jewelry here: notjustanyoldday.com

For the Mom who Loves Pretty Things:

Mother's Day Gift Guide - Tracy Tayan Designs

Imagine moments of your life crafted in silver, memories reflected in copper and a smile stamped into brass. Tracy Tayan Designs offers hand-crafted, personalized jewelry that is inspired by you. All designs are customized and hand stamped, creating a unique timeless keepsake. Choose from a selection of beautiful designs or create your own inspired design.

Check out Tracy Tayan Designs shop here: TracyTayanDesigns

For the Technology-loving Momma:

Mother's Day Gift Guide - Jabra Talk

This Mother’s Day get your mom a gift she’ll adore. Jabra TALK’s Bluetooth® headset gives moms hands-free, HD* sound quality – for the ultimate in crisp, clear sound without confusion or disruptions.

Offering streaming multimedia, Voice Announcements™, can connect to 2 Bluetooth® devices simultaneously and many more features allowing mom to catch up with friends about their day, make doctors appointments, or thank Grandma for birthday gifts.

To check out the Jabra TALK and other products head here: jabra.com and purchase yours at Best Buy or T Mobile.

 

Which gift best fits the mom in your life?? 

Tracy Tayan Designs and 9Months are giving away their awesome products to one lucky reader!! Enter here to win:

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This gift guide is a sponsored post in partnership with the above brands. Any opinions posted above are my own, honest thoughts, your opinions may vary. 

Shop maurices and Support the American Cancer Society

I received compensation in the form of product and gift cards in return for spreading the word about this great cause and administering and hosting a giveaway on my site.

 

Are you a conscientious shopper? Are you mindful of where your money is going and do you seek out purchases that have a “greater good” behind them?

Several great brands have programs where profits from sales are donated to a charitable cause, which makes the purchase that much more meaningful. It’s rare, however that you see a retail store donate more than 50% of a product sale going directly to help support as well-known, a non-profit organization as the American Cancer Society. However, that is exactly exactly how women’s fashion retailer, maurices is getting involved this holiday season.

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This 2013 maurices Holiday Necklace includes three fashionable necklaces packaged together and comes in both silver and gold. Retailing for $12, the company will contribute a minimum of $6.00 from the sale price of every necklace to the American Cancer Society to support its mission to finish the fight against cancer by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.

This year, through sales of the new Holiday Necklace, the company hopes to raise more than $400,000 helping to make a difference in the lives of those families impacted by cancer.

We all know someone who has been directly affected by cancer and it’s a cause that is extremely important to the maurices family,” said Brad Hartmann SVP, Chief Creative Officer. “Holidays are a time for giving and we are excited to introduce the latest addition to our accessories collection and offer consumers a gift that gives back in a big way.”

For the last nine years, maurices partnership with the American Cancer Society has raised more than $8 million for the organization from combined fundraising efforts within their retail stores through the sales of custom designed jewelry, in-store fundraisers and corporate financial contributions.  Now through January 5, 2014 (or while supplies last), maurices invites consumers to join in the fight against cancer by purchasing the necklace set at one of the more than 875 stores nationwide or online.

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maurices is donating one of their beautiful holiday necklaces to a lucky MommyBKnowsBest.com reader. {This would be a great win because wearing the necklace and telling others about the necklace and the donations to American Cancer Society would only increase their efforts to fight cancer.}

Enter here:

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Also be sure to enter my maurices gift card giveaway that’s going on right now as well, if you win, you can buy a few necklaces for friends and family!

This holiday season the goal is to raise $400,000 in addition to their annual $8 million. Please consider purchasing a few of these gorgeous necklaces so you can shop and do some social good at the same time. For more information on maurices charitable efforts or to shop, check out their social channels here:

https://www.facebook.com/maurices

https://twitter.com/maurices

http://instagram.com/maurices#

http://www.pinterest.com/maurices/

Although I received compensation for my promotions of this program, all of the opinions stated in the above post are my own honest words and thoughts. All-in-all I think this is a great charitable cause and am thankful to be able to bring this to you.

Top 5 Reasons to Get Spoiled by Fragments.com

This is a sponsored post by Fragments.com, any opinions given in this post are my own, honest thoughts. 

Every once and a while it’s nice to get spoiled, whether it’s a day at the spa, love letters from our favorite people, or shiny, pretty things. What “entitles” us to being spoiled? That may vary depending on the gift giver but luckily, Fragments.com showcases amazing pieces that will fit every occasion.

Fragments.com is a “finely curated gallery of fine and fashion jewelry, known for discovering and launching the careers of today’s most celebrated designers.” For a complete list of designers click here: www.fragments.com/designers

Here are my Top 5 Reasons to Get Spoiled by Fragments.com {in no particular order}:

Spoiled Celebration – Birthdays, Anniversaries, or congratulations in order?? Browse the Fine Jewelry Collection of Fragments.com and pick out a piece or two that will be just as special as your gift recipient.

Spoiled Mommy – Being a mother myself, I’ll admit I’m biased, however I think all moms, whether they are mother’s by way of birthing a child, adoption, fostering, or any other means, deserves a little bling to commemorate the blessing of being called, “Mom.”

Spoiled Dedication – Do you know a woman who is completely giving of herself? One who is always thinking of others, and not focused on herself? Sometimes amazing women deserve to be recognized with love, kind words, thankfulness. Consider thanking her with a beautiful ring or pair of earrings.

Spoiled Remembrance – Often times in life there are people whom we would like to hold on to their memory. If gemstones, or jewels remind you of a certain loved one, purchasing a piece that accents that stone will help you take that person along with you as you live life and remember theirs.

Spoiled Love – Is her “Love Language” receiving gifts?? Sometimes we don’t need a special occasion or reason to spoil someone we love, sometimes we just want to say thank you with a gift. If you know her favorite Fragments.com pieces by those she’s pinned on Pinterest or liked on Facebook, consider choosing one to surprise her with.

Some of my favorite pieces come from both Fragments.com’s Fine Jewelry section, and also their Fashion Jewelry as well. Here are a few that I chose to share with you:

MommyB Knows Best Favorite Fragments Jewelry

Who do you know that deserves to be spoiled? Which Fragments.com piece is your favorite??

All opinions expressed in the above post are my own honest opinions. Yours may vary.

Miss Bug’s Boutique – Adorable Children’s Play Jewelry

Miss Bug's Boutique

Miss Bug's Boutique

Baubles, glitter, and all things girly is exactly what Miss Bug’s Boutique is made of! If you have a girly-girl, or know a little lady who loves to dress to impress, she’ll love one of Lesley Swanson-Stamper’s creations. Lesley took a few minutes to answer some questions about Miss Bug’s Boutique and her creations.

Why did you start this business?

I started this business because I have a strong need and desire to be creative. I also LOVE accessories…not just for myself, but for my daughters’ to wear with their outfits too. Having 2 children and being a stay at home mom, I have found it is so rejuvenating to have something I can do in my down time..a creative outlet so to speak. I think all mom’s, regardless of whether their role is a working mom or an at-home mom, we all need an “outlet”. This is mine!

Where did the name come from?

The name of my shop. Miss Bug’s Boutique, came from “back in the day”. In toddlerhood, all of my dad’s softball league friends, their wives, and eventually all my family, called me Miss Bug. I thought it only fitting to name the shop that because after all, my designs are perfect for a toddler too! Although, I have to say, I was such a tom-boy when I was little, that I may not have actually worn something like this. As I’ve gotten older I have also gotten girl-ier.

What is the best age for one of your creations?

Probably the best ages for my creations actually depends on the purpose. If you want a necklace to be used for something like a photo-shoot, then any 6month old up to 12 year old could wear them. However, if you’re talking every day fun-wear, playing dress-up, etc. Then I would say 2 might be a great age to start at..otherwise they may just chew them off!

What is the average price of your hand-made jewelry?

Prices range from $20-$24 for pre-made pieces, and $25-27 for custom pieces.

Where can readers buy their own creation from Miss Bug’s Boutique?

Through my Facebook shop http://www.facebook.com/MissBugsBoutique or email: nlmaks2@comcast.net

You can tell that Lesley’s heart is in her business as she strives to provide the best quality, and customer service she possibly can. Part of the fun of her job is that she is continually on the hunt for quality pieces to add to her creations & unique materials. In all her efforts, she wants customers to feel appreciated and valued.

My girls were in for a treat when they received their cutely packed Miss Bug’s Boutique creations. Here they are before their new owners made them theirs:

Miss Bug's Boutique Creations

 and here they are adorned with their jewels:

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Lil’ C did end up breaking part of the clasp of her necklace after being very rough on it, however with any type of children’s jewelry no matter what the brand or warnings I always think that parents should keep an eye on their kiddos, especially the younger set. Safety first!! I’ll head to the local craft store to see if they have a quick fix, if not Lesley, again with her amazing customer service has offered to fix it at no charge.

I received Miss Bug’s Boutique products in order to review these items and write about them in this post. All opinions and thoughts in this post are my own, however yours may vary. 

Count Me Healthy Bracelets

This just in…”Mommy Brain” is now the largest pandemic in new and seasoned mothers. Symptoms have been known to elevate with addition of children, multiples, lack of sleep, eating any sort of food, leaving the home, or breathing air. Infected mothers may experience loss of brain function. EG: forgetting your conversation mid-sentence, placing non-food items in your refrigerator, looking for your phone when you are ON the phone, forgetting where you dropped the kids off, remembering to thaw dinner, and basically while doing anything in life.

Okay, maybe I got a little carried away, but only a little. I know for me, mommy brain or basically just being busy and having my mind pulled in a million different directions really effects my memory. Because my proverbial plate is pretty full I keep 3 calendars, have a white-board to-do list, purchase birthday cards and gifts in mass amounts, and try to stay proactive, but even with all my efforts to stay on top of the pile there are still things I forget. Personally I hate feeling like the flaky mom, but moreover there are the important things I have missed/forgotten which really eat me up.

One product I recently heard about that will contribute to thwarting the “mommy brain epidemic” are these really cute bracelets called, Count Me Healthy Jewelry.

Count Me Healthy Bracelet

I received a bracelet to try out and was so excited about the concept. Basically, you use the metal balls to count anything like how many cups of water you drink in a day, or to keep track of eating your vegetables. Each bracelet comes with 12 small movable balls, although my bracelet the balls were a little hard to move, but this did make them stay put once I got them to where they should be. I like that the Count Me Healthy bracelets are adjustable to fit any wrist size and that they offer different metals and styles if you’re looking for a gift for a woman who’s not a mom too. I encourage you to check out their website and shop here for a nice treat for yourself or a great gift to help a special woman defend herself against the effects of “Mommy Brain”!!  http://www.countmehealthyjewelry.com

What products or tricks do you use to combat “Mommy Brain”? {Personally, I’d love some tips!!}

I received my very own Count Me Healthy Mommy and Me bracelet in order to give you my honest opinions of the product. This post contains my original words, witty humor, and a little bit of sass, and it’s all mine. Your thoughts and opinions of this product may vary, but I’ll still love you if they do.

Stella & Dot Review and Giveaway {CLOSED}

Stella & Dot LogoMeet Stella & Dot, if you haven’t already. You may have heard of Stella & Dot, have a  friend who knows a consultant, or even own a few pieces of their jewelry yourself. But how much do you really know about the behind-the-scenes details of this company?

Do you know that Stella & Dot was founded by, Jessica Herrin, a mom of two girls, and that Stella & Dot was first called Luxe Jewels back then? Did you know that Jessica made the jewelry in her own home and started selling with trunk shows? {Like so many moms today!} Have you heard about the Stella & Dot Foundation, where Stella & Dot give proceeds from some of their jewelry to three different charities helping empower women and girls? Well now you know!

Stella & Dot do so many great things for women alike and they’re also manufacturing and selling some pretty fun pieces of jewelry too. After speaking with Stella & Dot Stylist, Erica Burton, I looked through their extensive catalog and so many pretty pieces jumped out at me because they were flirty, and different from what I see in the stores. I ended up choosing a set of clover earrings and a beautiful clover key necklace to wear and review and loved them both. When they first arrived I got a sweet treat because they were packaged in some of the cutest packaging I’ve received to date, and I’ve gotten a lot of packages! The cute designs, fun comments, and great reusable packaging was a great first impression on me. Read More

Market Mommies Mom’s Night In Shopping

Market Mommies MNIDo you love to shop but hate going to the stores? Would you love for the shops to come to you?? Market Mommies has a huge database of mom owned companies from around the world who want to showcase their products. Check out MarketMommies.com this Tuesday, October 5th from 9pm to 11pm Eastern Time for their very first Mom’s Night In Shopping Extravaganza, and if you can’t make it this Tuesday it will be an ongoing event each Tuesday, same time, same Market Mommie place. Read More

More Great Googly Jewelry

Googly Band LogoRemember my post on Googly Bands?? Well if not check it out here: MommyB Knows Best Googly Bands Review. I really love these things and they’re a great, cheaper, alternative to some of the other trendy Bandz/Bands out there. Recently, I was approached by Imperial Toys with the opportunity to blog about two, yes two, of their brand new products…Googly Rings and Googly Charm Necklaces. The things they think of! Read More