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Review: Lady In Waiting Costume from the Costume Supercenter

Who said dressing up was just for kids? Not me, certainly. I think dressing up is awesome and it’s a simple way for adults to demonstrate to everyone that it’s not hard to have a little fun and let loose a bit more! Speaking of dressing up, last weekend my family and I attended a Renaissance Fair and a majority of everyone was decked out in exquisite Eighteenth-Century Costumes!

Recently I was given the opportunity myself to review a lovely Lady in Waiting  Costume from the Costume Super Center website. This costume went above and beyond my expectations. Usually when I purchase a costume for myself it’s usually way too large since I’m a petite build. I normally wear clothes that are sizes 2-3. The size I ordered this costume in was the S/M size which fits sizes 2-8, so I was skeptical how it would fit but it fits perfectly.

This costume comes with a hat that easily slides upon the head. The dress color is a lovely shade of green with gold accents. It sits very nicely and I really like the attention to detail such as the lace-up front and gold accented shoulders. The dress goes all the way to the floor but I didn’t trip over or get caught up in the material at all. The sleeves drop down beautifully and flow effortlessly when worn.

I am sure this costume will get a lot of use from me. It’s comfortable, doesn’t make me too hot, it’s easy to take off and on, and it’s modest and not bulky in the least bit. I enjoy playing dress up with my children and I plan on wearing this out this Halloween. And I do think I’ll be wearing it when the next Renaissance Fair comes around and who knows, maybe they’ll be a costume ball in my future!

If you’d like to connect with the Costume Super Center, please do so on Twitter  & on Facebook. Be sure to check out their huge line of costumes for every member of the family…yes even the four legged ones!

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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Review: Fresh Produce Clothing -Impromptu Dress in Fiji

I’ve always got my eye out for exceptionally stylish, feminine, modest, and affordable apparel and recently I came across a wonderful clothing retailer called Fresh Produce that met all my expectations, wants, and likes when it came to clothing and accessories!

Fresh Produce clothing features so many wonderful styles in tops, cardigans, skirts, pants, dresses, and many more offerings. Their styles are refreshing and the colors and prints used are very pleasing to the eye. I liked that there is a large selection of prints as well as solids featuring sizes ranging from extra small to extra large. The color selection and the numerous types of clothing make it easy to mix and match stretching your dime in taking a few items here and there and creating a night out look from something that could also be casual day wear.

I was given the opportunity to review the Impromptu Dress in Fiji. Picking a dress from the numerous styles available was really hard because I was partial to quite a few of the styles and cuts which include knee length, below the knee, maxi, and cover ups. Another thing I had to consider was a what solid color or colored print I would choose. I really liked the variety and decided to go out on a whim and brighten up my current wardrobe with a lovely shade of Melon. And honestly I was crossing my fingers on that color choice and was quite surprised with how flattering it was to me not just the color shade but the fit of the dress to my figure too.

Since falling in love with the Fiji Impromptu Dress, with it’s asymmetrical hem, ruching and smocking details, I’m already deciding which other styles from Fresh Produce I’d love to add to my wardrobe. This dress is made in the USA and the quality is impeccable and I’m sure it will last for quite a while. I also get really excited when a dress is true to size knowing that I’ll probably have no issues picking another out and wondering if it’ll fit. Wearing this dress reminds me of a warm day at the beach and it’s perfect for the Spring and Summer season.

I highly recommend Fresh Produce’s clothing line and wanted to point out that right now they are offering a coupon code “LOVEMOM” that if you purchase one dress, you’ll get the second one 50% off. That’s a real steal with dresses starting as low as 30.00! You’ll find the clothing sold in Fresh Produce stores ’at more than 500 specialty retailers throughout the US and Caribbean.

Be sure to check out their wonderful line of clothes for the Summer featuring many wonderful casual dress items as well as island dresses.

Disclaimer: I was sent this lovely dress to review from Fresh Produce. This review is 100% my opinion and has not been edited or reviewed by anyone. I was not compensated in any other way for this product review.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Beautiful Handmade Jewelry by Hayjac Designs {review + giveaway}

If you are looking for a gift this Holiday season that is simple, stylish, and meaningful? If so I’d like to recommend the personalized sterling silver hand crafted jewelry from Hayjac Designs.

I was sent a Family Circle Necklace  from Hayjac Designs that arrived in a very nice gift bag along with polishing cloth to keep my necklace shiny. In the center of the necklace,  our names (Justin, Erin, Melody, & Owen) circle a cross charm. It’s my favorite necklace that serves as a reminder in symbolizing how Christ is the center of my own life and the life of my family.

The jewelery offered by Hayjac Designs are the perfect fashion accessory in which each pieces simplicity  goes with everything from a fancy dress to more casual apparel like jeans and a sweater. Pieces can be customized in many different ways such as chain length, size of the disc, names or affirmations stamped on the necklace, and whether you’d like a charm or not.

There are many styles and different pieces offered at Hayjac Designs such as Cube Necklaces, Initial Necklaces, Monogram Necklaces, Bracelets and more.  The large variety of styles  make fabulous gifts for moms, grandma’s, bridesmaids, wives, new mommies, sweethearts, and children. The customization allows for perfect gift to feature  anniversary dates, birth dates,  favorite sayings, and what ever else you can think of!

I highly recommend checking out the Beautiful Handmade Jewelry by Hayjac Designs if you are looking for that one of a kind heartfelt gift this season. They even offer wine charms, key chains, and tags for your pets.

 Connect with Hayjac Designs on Facebook for  the latest offering, promotions, and giveaways!

How about winning a $75 gift certificate to Hayjac Designs? Be sure to enter below for a chance!




Disclaimer: I was sent the above product mentioned for review. This review is 100% my opinion and has not been edited or reviewed by anyone. I was not compensated in any other way for this product review.

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2011 Holiday Gift Guide Feature: Nacho Mama Tees


Nacho Mama Tees specializes  in a variety funny t-shirts and novelty t-shirts. So if you are into witty graphic tees featuring vintage t shirt designs  of both new and old pop culture, this site is for you.

I’m a fan of the US version of the Office TV show and was quite pleased with the selection of t-shirts pertaining to the hit show found at Nacho Mama Tees for both men and women. Shirts designs included and offered are Assistant(to the) Regional Manager, Fun Run for the Cure office t shirt, and the Dunder Mifflin Logo.

I was sent their ladies Dunder Mifflin t-shirt in blue which features the fictional company’s logo in distressed text screen printed on the front. I love this shirt! It’s very high quality being 100% cotton and it’s not super thin! It got some body behind it and it fits like a glove being true to size! It hold up great in the wash, doesn’t shrink, and it still looks brand new after many washes!

If you love The Office TV show or know someone that does. I would encourage to check out  Nacho Mama Tees selection. Their shirts are a must of fans of the series though not just limited to! You can also find movie shirts such as Back to the Future, and Jurassic Park. There’s also  Chuck Norris shirts and many more. Many of the tops cost around $16.99, and there are daily sale designs for just $6.99!

The Nacho Mama Tees which is a another branch of Crazy Dog T-Shirts would be a great place to check out if you are thinking about t-shirts for a gift this Holiday season! They’ve got you covered with so many styles and designs .

Be sure to get connected on Facebook to stay updated on their newest shirts, deals, and giveaways!




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2011 Holiday Gift Guide Feature: Costume Squad {Review & Giveaway}

The Costume Squad, a  store that sells costumes and costume t-shirts thought not limited to for men and women features the  hilarious “Sick of my Job” shirt. The design has a merry-go-round horse tossing it’s cookies into a waste basket. We can admit it, we all get sick of our jobs sometimes and can be left spinning. And even though we all feel this way sometimes we are all probably very thankful to have a job right now in our current economy.This particular shirt invokes a laugh, breaks the ice, and making a great conversation starter.

I was sent the above mentioned Sick of my Job shirt to review in a ladies medium. I can vouch this shirt is perfect in size, not to loose or too tight. It’s been washed several times and hasn’t shrunk or showing any signs of fading. The shirt itself is super soft and extremely comfortable! It’s now one of the first shirts I go to wear when heading out and about.

The Costume Squad which is a another branch of Crazy Dog T-Shirts would be a great place to check out if you are thinking about t-shirts for a gift this Holiday season! They’ve got you covered with Funny T-Shirts , Zombie T-Shirts, Girls T-Shirts, 80s T-Shirts, Gift Cards , and more!

Be sure to get connected on Facebook to stay updated on their newest shirts, deals, and giveaways!



Costume Squad wants to giveaway a $15 Gift Certificate to one of my readers! Open to USA only. Enter below…

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Giveaway & Review: Galilee Silks

Galilee Silks, a leading silk designer company located in north Israel  offers many jewish related products of all kinds but not limited to! They offer beautifully detailed fashion items such as Scarvesshirts & skirts , Ponchos , Handbags , tablecloths, Necklaces, and more that are either hand made, hand painted, or both.I was recently given the opportunity to review a stunning silk flower necklace and I must say I am very pleased with it! The rich intricate detail and the fine high quality craftsmanship is something to be very proud of. The silk itself is very soft and seems to shimmer when worn! I love the rich fine colors that just make it stand out so nicely. In my opinion, It’s the perfect accessory for many special occasions. And it’s very comfortable when worn.

If you are looking for a gift that’s unique, one of a kind, simply elegant, and handmade? I would highly recommend Galilee Silks. If you are sticking to a budget know that they have products in a wide variety of price ranges! For instance, the particular necklace I reviewed was less than 20.00!

Get Connected to Galilee Silks  through their Facebook Page and @GalileeSilks on Twitter.

Win! I’m excited that I’ll be giving one of my readers the opportunity to win a $50 gift certificate to use at Galilee Silks! So be sure to fill out the Rafflecopter entry form below!


Disclaimer: I was sent the above product mentioned for review. This review is 100% my opinion and has not been edited or reviewed by anyone. I was not compensated in any other way for this product review.

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