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Friday, March 4, 2011

"Take that, 36"... A GIVEAWAY!!!

QUICK UPDATE - If you entered before I changed the form to request a valid email address, please either resubmit your form, give your email in the comments, or email me.  I will adjust your entry.  My apologies.  I knew I forgot something.  :P

This month, I turn 36.  And, quite frankly, I'm not having an easy time of it, either.  Just the other day, I was visiting my mom and nana and I couldn't make my mouth form the word "six".  I got the "thirty" part out without much problem, but it was the second part that was tripping me up. :P  I suppose part of it is because I'm emotionally/mentally exhausted trying to figure out what's going on with Blake.  But another (bigger) part of it is my deep-seeded age issues.  I've always had a hard time with getting older.  At 24, I started freaking out about turning 30.   :| Part of the problem is that I feel like I should have done so much more, with each passing year.  I feel like at this point... my mid-thirties... I should have my shit together.  Of course, I told this to my 90-year-old nana and she said to let her know what that happens, because she's still waiting.  :P  Hahaha.  I love my nana.  <3

So anyway this year, to kind of thumb my nose up at my impending old age and essentially turn lemons into lemonade, I decided to turn the month of March into a celebration *throws confetti*.  At least on my blog, anyways.  :P  So, from today until the day of my birthday, March 24, I will be hosting a giveaway.  Well, technically... 2 giveaways.  Never one for moderation, I am going to have 2 prizes for this giveaway, and I think they are both pretty awesome, if I do say so myself.  :)  Giveaways always put me in a good mood!

Prize 1 -

China Glaze Anchors Away Sand & Sea
- Below Deck
- Knotty
- Pelican Grey
- Sea Spray
- Sunset Sail
- White Cap
Lippmann Glitter in the Air

Prize 2 -

China Glaze Knotty Nauticals:
- Ahoy!
- First Mate
- Hey Sailor
- Life Preserver
- Lighthouse
- Starboard
Lippmann Happy Birthday

As you can tell, I tried to pick the Lippmann glitter than coordinated with the China Glaze collection.  I definitely plan on doing a post with all these layered with the corresponding Lippmanns before the giveaway ends.  :)  FYI, the China Glazes in the pictures are brand new, but these are my personal Lippmanns.  The ones for the prizes are still en route.  If you a winner, yours will be NIB.  :)

Entries -

Each (correct) entrant receives 2 mandatory entries.  I'm also giving you the opportunity for extra entries.  For this giveaway, you have a total of 5 available entries.  As always, once you get to the extra entries, you can do none, one, some, or all.

1 and 2. You get one entry simply by filling out the form below and being a follower.  New followers are always welcome.  :)  You get a second entry by telling me if you are in the US or international (I have method to my madness - see below). 
You can get extra entries by doing the following...
3. Following me on Twitter
4. Tweeting about this giveaway
5. Blogging about this giveaway

As I mentioned in the form, this giveaway is open to US and international readers, alike.  In the name of fairness, if the first name pulled is an international reader, then the second winner will be a US reader, and vice versa (this is why I need to know if you are US or international).  Also, the first name drawn will get her choice of the prizes and the second winner will get the other prize.  The first winner will have 2 days to respond to my winning email before I pull another name.  The second name will be pulled after the first winner has been verified.  The second winner will also have 2 days before another name is drawn.  Giveaway ends at 11:59p EST on 3/24/11.

Also, be sure to fill out the "Blog Love!" section of the form if you'd like to be in my round up or if you'd like me to list your blog roll.  :)

If you have any questions regarding this giveaway, please ask it in the comments, shoot me an email, or tweet me.

Thanks and GOOD LUCK!!!

DISCLOSURE - Anchors Away collection was provided by China Glaze (I was sent a second review set and got permission to include it in a giveaway).  Deborah Lippmann polishes were purchased by me.


Hygea said...

Congratulations!!! =)

Unknown said...

Thank you for this amazing giveaway!!

jhoannz said...

Advance happy Birthday!

You nailed it! said...

Oh my god Glitter in the air is sooo nice!

Aly said...

I'll become 36 too this year! Just three months later than you, on June 24. Actually I have a problem with some numbers, usually even ones. I love 35 while 36 is "meh". Again, 37 sounds cool to me (I'm a weirdoooo).

Bregje said...

That's a lovely giveaway!
And cliche but true, you're as old as you feel :P Happy Bday in advance, with a nomnom cake and lotsa polish ofc! :)

Unknown said...

Happy Birthday!!!!



Kirs said...

the blue one from debora lippman is SOOOO COOL!!!! i love it!! I love the give away and thank you for this nice give a way!! So cute! And congrats whit your birthday!!!! Have a nice weekend!!!

nail crazy said...

thanks, awesome giveaway :-D

Courtney said...

Happy birthday to youuuu !

artful expression said...

Happy early birthday! Thank you for sharing your special with us in such a generous manner :D

* http://artfulxpression.blogspot.com/ *

Jeannine said...

Happy Birthday! You know, March is a good month to turn 36. I turn 36 on Sunday!

Shaimaa said...

Happy birthday!
And thanks for the giveaway

liz said...

Much Thankies for the chance dear
Good luck for me and everyone :)

Liz Secret Rendezvous

Anonymous said...

I'm in! Happy birthday!! :DD ^^ And THANK YOU so much, for making it international!!

Boundlesstech said...

I am quite sure they will learn lots of new stuff here than anybody else!

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Silence is Loud said...

congratulations!! and happy birthday!! <3

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday!!!! I'm a new follower. I turn 36 in August and I find I'm a little freaked about it...40 is getting closer.

Anyway, have a great one :-)

Susana B. said...

Happy Birthday! I just turned 35 and I've always hated getting older, but... at least I don't look my age (and I'm sure you don't either).
Thanks for the giveaway! :)

LemonyEmily said...

happy birthday - you sure know how to celebrate in style! this is a fantastic giveaway thank you so much for the opportunity, especially the "blog love" section, im a brand new blogger and its so nice to see such a lovely kind blogger such as yourself who clearly remembers what it was like to just be starting out!
thanks again!
emily @emilysnailfiles :)

Unknown said...

Happy Birthday and best wishes to you!! I'm a new follower and will be mentioning your giveaway on my blog. Please check it out and follow me if you like my blog!


rebecca said...

this is the best giveaway i've seen in a while
i need deborah lippmannnnnn!!!
:D:D thanks for the opportunity

Nail Polish Obsession said...

What an amazing giveaway!! Thanks so much for offering it.

Once Upon A Time... said...

Happy birthday!
Love this giveaway!
Hope i win!!

jos xx

me said...

I turned 3*can'tsaysix* on March 2nd... Happy birthday!!!

Patricia said...

Hey, Megan! Happy, happy birthday and don´t mind negatively about your 36. This is fine, a God´s gift how we turn lucid and mature. I turned 40 on March 5 and can´t stop celebrating it. By the way, great giveaways, huh?! I hope I will be a lucky winner. Kisses from Rio

Iro said...

thank you so much for this giveaway !

Unknown said...

congrats and thank you! :)

Saroun said...

thank you!

shimmerspark.com said...

Thank you so much!!! :)

Michelle said...

Happy Birthday!

Colourful World said...

Thanks for the giveaway,nice presents,I love nail polishes.

My birthday is March 31th,so I hope to win ^_^
Happy birthday to you ,too ^_^

tiffyama said...

Aw, happy birthday in advance!! I always say...AGE AIN'T NOTHING BUT A NUMBER!!! :] <3

Thanks for this awesome giveaway~ the polish are gorgeous!!!

Crystal's Crazy Combos said...

Happy Birthday!! And what an AWESOME giveaway!! :-)

Shasie said...

Happy Birthday! Amazing giveaway! I found this by following Marina's repost of your blog entry!


Jenny and Kaylie said...

Happy birthday, to you! Such an awesome giveaway!!!


chell said...

Congratz! great give awayy :)

AnNeTtEe said...

happy birthday!! 30's isn't that bad! infact 30's is the new 20'... I'm turning 30 this year =)... thanks for this awesome giveaway!

BrooklynShoeBabe said...

Have a happy birthday. Coming from the month of a woman about to turn 39, 36 ain't so bad. My late thirties have actually been pretty damn good!

Alexis said...

I stumbled across your blog via twitter. Looks like a good time to have done that. ;) I'm now ignoring that my children need to be put to bed so that I can see all your beautiful colors!

Quick question, since you remove your polish so much, what nail polish remover do you use? Do you have a preference?

cristalla said...

Happy Birthday!

Kannica said...

Happy early birthday!

A Polish Problem said...

Alexis, I apologise for not getting back with you sooner, I use regular acetone and SH Moisturizing.

Thank you, everyone. :)

Lyudmila said...

Happy birthday!!

Marionne said...

Happy 30-something Birthday!!! What an amazing giveaway!!!

desertbunnee said...

I just found your blog...great giveaway!! We share the same aversion to certain birthdays as well as being born in March. Mine's the 23rd. My first problem b-day was 26. This year is 51 and it is SO hard. (I'm like your nana...still waiting.) I wish I was going to be 36 again! Anyway, hope you have a happy birthday!!

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday!!! ^__^ Hope you'll get everything you want and, of course, a really big and delicious cake!

Anonymous said...

Thanks so much for the giveaway!

CYBELLE said...

Great giveaway! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

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