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GIVEAWAY: Cure Your Thanksgiving Upset Stomach with The Ginger People

It is just about the week of Thanksgiving. The time to spend time with family and friends, give thanks for all we have and eat too much. With all the various dishes an food combinations you’ll be eating, you’re sure to experience indigestions, upset stomach, nausea, etc. One superfood you should have on hand to cure your Thanksgiving upset stomach is ginger. Lucky for you, we, along with The Ginger People, will help you survive your Thanksgiving and post Thanksgiving leftovers binge with a giveaway of their delicious Turmeric Latte Mix to help improve gastric mobility; one of the products from the new turmeric-infused beverages they launched earlier this year. Three winners will each win one 9.7 oz tub of the Turmeric Latte Mix (continue below for more information on how).

You may remember we highlighted The Ginger People’s range of ginger products back in August. Combining the powerful spices of ginger and turmeric, The Ginger People Turmeric Latte Mix is the delicious and stomach soothing post-Thanksgiving drink you need. This delicious plant-based powdered mix is supercharged with ginger and Curcumin, the power behind turmeric. Turmeric owes its health-promoting properties to the chemical compound Curcumin, which has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.

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Inspired by a traditional Indonesian remedy used in Jamu medicine, this nourishing warm drink is often synonymous with Golden Milk. It is caffeine-free, non-GMO, and can be used with regular or vegan milk.

“We’re all looking for something healthy yet tasty that is closer to the earth,” says The Ginger People co-founder Abbie Leeson, “and we believe turmeric is something people believe in. Like ginger, it’s another great example of a functional food that tastes good and ‘does good’.”

So have that 2nd or third plate of food, enjoy another helping of those pies because The Ginger People Turmeric Latte Mix is here to cure your Thanksgiving upset stomach. To enter this giveaway, please fill out the Rafflecopter entry form below:

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GIVEAWAY: Mujus Jewelry. These Sustainable Accessories Empower Women

Almost four years ago, while attending an Accessories Council holiday gift ideas event, we were first introduced to Mujus Jewelry, a stunning handcrafted jewelry brand with sustainable connections.  We were so captivated by these gorgeous jewelry pieces, we highlighted their eco-friendly jewelry again the following year.  That was too long ago, so we’re back to share some more of our favorite pieces from Mujus Jewelry and offer you, dear readers the CHANCE TO WIN a piece from the jewelry brand that empowers women.

Mujus Jewelry pieces are handcrafted in Ecuador by artisan women who are either single mothers or heads of household. Mujus Jewelry Founder, Paola Delgado created the brand to reconnect with her culture and create a more meaningful life for both the women in Ecuador and for herself. By making these beautiful pieces, these women gain financial independence, strength, and an amazing sense of self. Mujus Jewelry’s Working Mother’s Program not only teaches these women the art of jewelry making, it allows them to work from home to spend more time with their families.

As we’ve mentioned before, the jewelry pieces are carved from Corozo Nuts, seeds from the South America tagua palm tree that are known as vegetable ivory. It is incredibly durable and lightweight and boasts the same luxurious smooth texture as ivory, giving you the same luxury without having to harm any Elephants. Doesn’t that sound like a must-have for your jewelry box? Well, here’s your chance to win. We are happy to offer you the opportunity to win one of our favorite pieces from the collection, the Gema Bib Necklace ($69.00), in one of the following colors – Monaco Blue, Teal, and Yves Blue.

The Gema Bib Necklace is versatile and has an aura of its own. The 18″ eco-friendly necklace with 3″ extender, can be worn with an evening gown, or can chic up a basic summer tee shirt. Paola named this necklace Gema, which in Spanish means gem because let’s face it, the necklace looks like it’s made with raw gems. Each piece of tagua nut is hand-sewn together to create this beauty. It takes months to master the art of placing the tagua nut pieces at the right angle, to create the perfect collective shape. So, ladies, are you ready to win? To win the blue color of your choice, enter via the Rafflecopter entry form below:

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GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win Hair Tools from Bed Head and PRO Beauty Tools

This season’s hair trends are all over the place, there are lots of waves, raked out big loose curls, multiple textures, updos, large low buns, etc. Basically it’s almost anything goes, which is wonderful news for celebrating how you want to wear your hair. Two of the biggest trends we’re seeing are waves and very loose, large curls and we will be giving two lucky My Life on and Off the Guest List readers the opportunity to enjoy these hair trends all season long. We’re giving away these hair tools – the PRO Beauty Tools 1 ¼” Professional Gold Curling Iron, or the Bed Head Wave Artist Tourmaline Ceramic Deep Waver, to keep your tresses looking fab for fall.

PRO Beauty Tools and Bed Head bridges the gap between Salon Professional and retail hair appliances by offering a line of high performance, top quality styling tools at retail friendly prices. These professional, yet affordable hair tools are the must-have beauty tools to create your hair, your way.

PRO Beauty Tools 1 ¼” Professional Gold Curling Iron

Create long-lasting bouncy curls and waves with PRO Beauty Tools Professional Gold 1 1/4″ Curling Iron.  The professional-performance of it’s gold barrel lock curls in place for up to 24 hours.  It’s gold barrel conducts high, even heat up to 430°F. It’s variable heat settings makes it great to use on all hair types, from fine to coarse. It boasts rapid heat recovery, a patented pulse technology that ensures optimum heat levels and consistent performance. It also features a cool tip, ergonomic handle design, a professional 8” swivel cord, and along with this 1 1/4″ barrel, it’s also available in a 1″ and 1 1/2″.

Bed Head Wave Artist Tourmaline Ceramic Deep Waver

Masterfully sculpt waves that everyone will notice with the Bed Head Wave Artist Tourmaline Ceramic Deep
Waver. It’s Deep Waver Plates gives hair distinctive, masterfully sculpted waves. It’s Tourmaline Ceramic Technology leaves your hair softer, with shinier waves without any frizz. It boasts a Rheostat Dial with multiple heat settings and a 30 second fast heat-up to 400⁰F. The Wave Artist also features instant heat recovery, a locking switch, and a tangle-free swivel cord.  You’ll be on your way to the perfect wavy hairstyle whether your hair is short, medium length, or long.

Both hair tools retail for $29.99 each, but as we stated above, we’re giving away one of each to two lucky readers. For a chance to win either the PRO Beauty Tools 1 ¼” Professional Gold Curling Iron, or the Bed Head Wave Artist Tourmaline Ceramic Deep Waver, enter via our Rafflecopter entry form below:

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GIVEAWAY: ChapStick Total Hydration Moisture+Tint in Four New Colors

Ask anyone who loves kissing, they’re nothing like the feel of soft lips. As we enter the season of cooler, dryer temperatures, keeping your lips properly moisturized is essential. Why not do something good for your lips every day! Who better than the original lip balm (ChapStick lip balm was created in the early 1880’s) to nourish, smooth, and instantly moisturize your lips. Of course, the ChapStick lip balm we’re highlighting today does more than just moisturize, it colors as well. The ChapStick Total Hydration Moisture+Tint lip balms now come in four new colors, and we’re celebrating with a giveaway. We’re giving away a few tubes of all the colors of ChapStick’s Total Hydration Moisture+Tint lip balm to our wonderful readers.

Joining the already available three colors, Merlot, Rose Petal, Coral Blush, is four new on-trend shades to enhance your natural lip color. ChapStick Total Hydration Moisture+Tint now, which retails for $4.99 each, comes in NEW Pink Nude, Flaunt it Fuchsia, Hello Bordeaux, and House Red (all of which are featured above). That’s a total of seven shades to enhance your natural lip color with a hint of alluring tint. ChapStick Total Hydration Moisture+Tint boasts an advanced moisturizing formula with raspberry seed, jojoba oils, and shea butter that instantly smoothes and moisturizes your lips. These moisturizing lip balms are also sulfate-free, phthalate-free, and paraben-free. Are you ready for incredibly soft, kissable lips?

As we previously stated, we’re doing a giveaway of all seven colors of the ChapStick Total Hydration Moisture+Tint lip balms. How many winners? We’re not sure yet, maybe five, maybe 10, but the winners will receive at least three colors from the available seven. So be sure to let us know which colors are your top three favorites. To enter our ChapStick Total Hydration Moisture+Tint lip balm giveaway, enter via the Rafflecopter entry form below:

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GIVEAWAY: The 2017 Fragrance Foundation Consumer Choice Awards

When it comes to selecting a fragrance, choosing your favorite, the fragrance that captures you, captivates you, and expresses what makes you, you, is a very personal thing. In honor of, and partnership with, the 2017 Fragrance Foundation Consumer Choice Awards, we’re here to celebrate your favorite fragrances; by voting for your favorite among the Fragrance Foundation nominees (voting is now closed) in the Consumer Choice Awards, we’re giving four readers the chance to win their choice of the nominated scents.

Thirteen fragrances are nominated in three categories, Women’s Fragrances, Men’s Fragrances, and for the first time ever, this year welcomes the Fragrance Hall of Fame nominees. The full list of the 2017 Fragrance Foundation Consumer Choice Awards nominees (in alphabetical order) include:

Women’s Fragrances

Coach Eau de Parfum
Magic in the Air by Bath & Body Works Signature Collection
Ralph Lauren Tender Romance
Sweet Like Candy Ariana Grande
Victoria’s Secret Crush

Men’s Fragrances

Montblanc Legend Spirit
Nautica Voyage Sport
Ralph Lauren Polo Blue Eau de Parfum

Fragrance Hall of Fame

Estée Lauder pleasures
ETERNITY Calvin Klein for Men
Ralph Lauren Romance
Victoria’s Secret Heavenly
Warm Vanilla Sugar by Bath & Body Works Signature Collection

Do you see a personal favorite from the selected Eau de Parfums, Eau de Toilettes, and Colognes featured above? Then vote for it and you just might win it! Voting for the 2017 Fragrance Foundation Consumer Choice Awards ends on May 31st at 11:59:59 pm EST, and it will count as an entry to win one of the above fragrances, so we advise you to vote now. While the winners of nominated scents will be announced at The Fragrance Foundation Awards on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, the winners of our giveaway will be announced next week. To enter our 2017 Fragrance Foundation Consumer Choice Awards, see the Rafflecopter entry form below, and again, don’t forget to vote for your favorite nominated fragrance.

To vote your favorite scents, click on www.fragrance.org/vote (voting is now closed), and to enter our 2017 Fragrance Foundation Consumer Choice Awards giveaway, see the Rafflecopter entry form below, and again, don’t forget to vote for your favorite nominated fragrance.

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GIVEAWAY: Art of Zippo with Fire Artist Steven Spazuk

There are so many incredible ways to create beautiful works of art. We’ve had the pleasure of experiencing quite a few through personal experiences and through museum visits, but the most amazing form of visual art creation we’ve seen was at the Art of Zippo event with Fire Artist, Steven Spazuk. Using the flame of a Zippo windproof lighter, Steven created some of the most stunning portraits we’ve ever seen, and to celebrate, we’re giving away a really cool Art of Zippo gift set that includes a genuine and original chrome Zippo Windproof Lighter (as seen in Die Hard), and a handcrafted Case Trapper with Caplifter Pocket Knife. Read on for more information on this cool Art of Zippo giveaway.

The unique technique, called “fumage”, allows the artist to paint with fire instead of the traditional tools such as paintbrushes. To showcase this sensational talent, Zippo has launched a captivating video highlighting how Steven uses a flame to create an original artwork and reveals how he expertly harnesses the power of fire.

The extraordinary footage features Steven “attacking the paper” with the flame of a Zippo windproof lighter and other fire tools and then retouching his designs by etching patterns with natural bird feathers and blades. Filmed in his studio in Montreal, Steven divulges how his unique artistic approach originated and his inspiration. Steven’s art style, which originally came to him in a dream, is steeped in improvisation and spontaneity and is something he has worked on perfecting for the last 14 years. His long-held affinity for his own Zippo windproof lighter, dating back to his days as a college art student. Regarding the Zippo campaign, Steven said the following:

“The flame is something that truly inspires my art; once I found my way of working with fire, I knew it would become my voice and I should be committed to that craft. A Zippo lighter has always been a part of my toolbox, and I also love how it can be a piece of art in itself. To me, it’s both a muse and a tool, so Zippo is a stimulating brand to work alongside.”

While at the Art of Zippo event, we also got to see the phenomenal impact and appearances Zippo Lighters have made on not just in the everyday lives of regular people, but in the entertainment industry as well. You may recognize Zippo lighters in the following movies: Die Hard, Charlie’s Angels, Indiana Jones, X-Men, etc

 For 85 years, Zippo has brought unmatched levels of artistic talent to the smallest of canvases – from the early years of etching and hand-painted details to today’s cutting-edge 360-degree MultiCut engraving. With over 300,000 designs created since 1932, Zippo continues to push the boundaries of design, as well as inspire many other brands and organizations, as seen below:

By partnering with Steven Spazuk, Zippo is proud to continue showcasing art in all its forms. Steven has brought his unique artistic talent to a new limited edition Zippo windproof lighter, featuring his unique and hauntingly beautiful artwork, which is available now to order from Zippo.com.

Now on to the giveaway. Want to see exactly what you’re going to win? As stated at the beginning of this post, one person will win a chrome Zippo Windproof Lighter and a handcrafted Case Trapper with Caplifter Pocket Knife (pictured below)

To enter to win this very cool prize, which makes a great Father’s Day Gift, enter to win via our Rafflecopter entry form below:

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GIVEAWAY: National Package Protection Day with Ring Video Doorbell

By now you have been bombarded with Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, and no doubt you will be taking advantage of some of them. Of course, holiday and deal shopping mean there will be lots of packages coming your way, many of which may arrive while you’re not home. Unfortunately, this will attract the attention of package thieves who look forward to these holiday shopping events. But, thanks to Ring Video Doorbell, you never have to worry about missing a package delivery or losing a package to thieves again. In honor of the upcoming National Package Protection Day, observed on November 30th, the Wednesday after Thanksgiving, one lucky My Life on and off the Guest List reader will win the Ring Video Doorbell, the must-have home and package protection device.

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Ever since it’s introduction to the market, the Ring Video Doorbell ($199.00), and Ring Video Doorbell Pro ($249.00) (both available in various colors) have been amazing at deterring many package thieves, because, with Ring, you’re always home. As victims of package theft ourselves at our old apartment, we wished the Ring existed back then. Thankfully is does now, so package theft is no longer an issue. What makes the Ring Video Doorbell so amazing? The innovative home security device streams live audio and video of the front doorstep of your home directly to your smartphone or tablet. Ring Video Doorbell allows you to stay connected to your home whether you’re in the kitchen, running errands across town, or at work. You can install Ring in minutes, with no professional help or tools required. Your Ring video stream can be accessed through the free Ring app on any iOS or Android device.

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Other features of the Ring Video Doorbell includes a low voltage Wi-Fi PCB that operates on internal rechargeable lithium polymer battery that lasts for over a year; infrared LEDs that provide clear visuals at any time of day; is compatible with iPhones, iPads, and Android devices; syncs with an unlimited number of smartphones and tablets; boasts cloud recording so footage is able to be accessed through a smartphone, tablet, or computer; motion sensors to detect movement which triggers instant mobile alerts; is outdoor approved for any weather conditions, be it heat, rain, sleet, or snow; has built-in speakers and microphone with active noise cancellation; is compatible with wired, mechanical doorbell chimes and connects to existing doorbell wires for both power charging and ringing of the bell; is housed in an ABS plastic; and comes with proprietary screws for secure mounting, a tool kit for easy and quick installation, and a 1-year limited hardware warranty.

Now on to National Package Protection Day and our giveaway. You can help spread the word throughout your neighborhood about Package Protection Day, keeping yourself and your neighbors alert during the shopping holidays.You can also help your online community by sharing your Package Protection stories and tips using #PackageProtectionDay and #alwayshome on social media. Now that you’re fully informed, it’s time to win. As we previously mentioned, one lucky My Life on and off the Guest List reader will win their very own Ring Video Doorbell to keep their packages safe from thieves. To enter our amazing giveaway, fill out the Rafflecopter entry form below:

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Giveaway: Enter to Win Two Tickets to The Discovery of King TUT

We don’t normally double up on our giveaways, but this was just too amazing not to offer to you guys. The Discovery of King Tut Exhibit opens in New York City on November 21st, 2015 at 417 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016, but thanks to the wonderful people behind the organization who brought this amazing exhibit to New York, we’re giving away a pair of tickets to see both “The Discovery of King Tut”, and the “Saturday Night Live…The Exhibition” at an advance screening on November 20th from 3:00-9:00 pm. Would you like to win two tickets to The Discovery of King TUT Exhibit in New York City? Keep on reading to find out how you can win tickets to this incredible exhibit.

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As many of you know, seeing this exhibition is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, especially as it won’t be here forever, and we’re giving you the chance for you and a guest to see it and the Saturday Night Live exhibit for free. the last time the city of new york got to experience the King TUT exhibit was in the 1970’s, so we’re thankful for this long-awaited return. The Discovery of King Tut is a remarkable presentation of one of the greatest archeological finds of the 20th century. Using over 1,000 expertly crafted reproductions of treasures discovered in Tutankhamun’s tomb, the exhibition presents this fascinating subject in an entirely new way: a thrillingly unique experience that explores the legendary tomb and its treasures as they were at the exact moment of their discovery. Check out a sneak peek of some of the wonderful artifacts you can see at the exhibit….and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

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To enter to win, you must be available in New York City on November 20th, from 3 pm – 9 pm, and fill out the Rafflecopter entry form below:

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