Holiday Cards by Minted: Giveaway!

I know you may be thinking it is way too early to be scheming about holiday cards, but my friends…the time is nearing. We are only a few weeks away from the big guy in the red suit, and I’m here to be your trusty reminder: book those shoots. Book ‘em because you are going to want to snag some of these beautiful holiday cards from Minted’s 2016 collection.

While searching through, I was not only happy to see so many great designs from independent artists, but also to see so many kinds of families represented in their selections: same sex, kids, childless, and fur babies! It’s refreshing to see a modern perspective on what a “family unit” is these days. With that said, these are some of my favorite designs of the bunch:

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I personally like my cards to be modern, understated and inclusive of all my family and friends that may not celebrate the same. I like a simple, positive message and I never say no to a little gold foil sparkle. I’ll be revealing which card I eventually chose, along with our corresponding holiday photoshoot, here on the blog, so make sure you stick around!

And I won’t be the only one revealing gorgeous Minted cards for the holidays. Two of my readers will be winning a $125 gift card to Minted to spend on your own holiday cards! Think of it as Christmas coming a little early. ;)
All you have to do is follow this link!
The giveaway will last one week (ends Halloween) + winners will be chosen shortly after. Good luck everyone!

 

Disclosure: this post was sponsored by Minted.com, but all opinions and thoughts are my own.

What I Wore: My Backpacks Got Jets {Sent From Mars Giveaway}

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Christmas season is upon us, and for those geeky individuals like ourselves, this holds a little more meaning this year: Star Wars! That’s right. We are mere weeks away from the premiere of The Force Awakens, which is incredible to wrap my head around. I totally remember seeing the first teaser, and feel like that was just yesterday. A lot has happened in a year for me – little did I know while watching that teaser that I would be a mom to an amazing baby girl and collaborating with such an amazing shop as Sent From Mars!

I had been a big fan of Mari’s work before we both were nominated for Geekie Awards, but that’s when our relationship blossomed. Mari is beyond talented and makes the most beautiful fandom-inspired leather clutches that are sure to make your wallets weep. I had such a fun time putting together a Boba Fett-inspired outfit around this one amazing clutch (& was pleased I am starting to fit into some pre-pregnancy clothes), and am even more excited that I can give you guys the opportunity to snag one of your own in time for the premiere!

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Scalloped Crop Top; TopShop {similar}
Skater Skirt; Forever 21
Wedges; Forever 21
Gold Ring; Kate Spade {sold out}
Nail Decals; Espionage Cosmetics
Hat; Forever 21
Clutch; c/o Sent From Mars
Necklace; c/o Love & Madness

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Love & Madness: Star Wars Giveaway

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I know I’m not the only one pumped for The Force Awakens – we are only about one month away until the newest Star Wars installment and you can feel the excitement anywhere you go. Stores like Kohl’s, Target and JCPenny are getting ready by ramping up their Star Wars merch, which makes it very hard to go…like, anywhere without spending a fortune. Jewelry line, Love and Madness, is no exception. They have teamed up with Star Wars to bring you all sorts of fun accessories, like necklaces, earrings, rings and hair clips!  Plus, they are officially licensed, so you know you are getting the real deal (they also have partnerships with Disney & The Walking Dead, to name a few). They would make the perfect flair for your premiere outfits – and I’m here to give one lucky reader a chance to win their own! Keep scrolling for more details!

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Tee; Target
Blouse; Pop Basic (no longer available)
Leggings; Motherhood Maternity
Boots; Target
Star Wars Necklaces; c/o Love & Madness

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Oh Fandom Maternity Giveaway!

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Tee; c/o Oh Fandom Maternity | Jeans; Old Navy | Necklace; Fandomly Designs | Shoes; Jane.com | Polish; Essie’s Licorice| Lipstick; NYX’s Bewitched

So remember how I was always complaining that there was no fandom maternity wear during my pregnancy? Well, now there is! I was contacted by Oh Fandom Maternity to feature one of their awesome maternity tees, but unfortunately, was not able to in time since I was told I would be induced. The tee actually arrived the day after Luna was born, so a flat lay was the next best thing I could show you all!

Cassie decided to start Oh Fandom because she realized the Harry Potter generation was starting to have kids of their own, and wanted to give them the geeky options that they so desired. The company is starting with only Potter designs, but hopes to expand to other fandoms very soon.

I personally love the quality of the tees and think they go great with my favorite pair of maternity skinny jeans from Old Navy. Pair them with some vampy lips and nails, and I think you have the perfect Fall geeky mama look! Now, lucky for you, since I am no longer pregnant (& don’t plan on being pregnant again for a long while – if even), I am giving away this awesome tee in a size small. The giveaway will run for one week, until 11/13/15, where a winner will be chosen at random. All you have to do is follow these 3 easy steps:

1. Follow @melificent on Instagram
2. Follow @oh.fandom.maternity on Instagram
3. Leave a comment on this post with your favorite Harry Potter moment

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Firmoo Giveaway!

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I’m sure you have spotted my Firmoo glasses in many an outfit post here on the blog (if not, you can see some of them above). I absolutely adore their frames because they offer both traditional and fun options at such affordable prices. Now, I don’t actually need glasses so I use them as purely a fashion accessory, so I can’t comment on them in terms of functionality, but I do love the way they look, their sturdiness and their ability to really help me seal in some geek chic looks.

So would you like to have your own pair from this amazing collection?
Yeah, I thought so.

Entering is so, so easy!

  • Leave a comment on this blog post stating which pair you would choose and why
  • Add me on Instagram & Twitter
  • Giveaway will run for 1 week (from September 23rd-September 30th) & at that point, a winner will be chosen at random