8/15/12

your new favorites (+ a giveaway)

I am excited to share with you some of the lovelies on my sidebar ... please do yourself a favor and give 'em some love :)

Dot in the city is a blog about faith + food, sprinkled with social media tips, DIY projects, and thrifty finds for you and your home.

must read from dot in the city: 

favorite summer memory: Going to on a road trip with my parents to see Yellow Stone National Park, Mt Rushmore and the Badlands. My brother and I still laugh about the guy who belched in the Badlands and it echoed!

connect with Beth here: blog // twitter // facebook


Handmade, ruffled accessories with sustainability in mind.

must-haves from Sew Beastly:
scrappy fold-over clutch
ruffled tote in red ikat

favorite summer memory:
Having my cousins spend the summer at our house and playing "Olympics".  Yes, we picked a country & competed at different sports...fun times!!




Connect with Sew Beastly here: shop // facebook // pinterest 
and use code ROUGE for 15% off all orders!


 Little Waterlily in a Big Pond is a blog about my life, loves, pets and pet peeves.

must read from Little Waterlily:
fresh bread and freezer jam
story of princess trilly

favorite summer memory: I have one of an evening when Dad came home from work and came out to play with my little brothers and I.  It turned into a full scale water fight with everyone, particularly Dad dripping wet.  I was probably about 12 so it's one of my last summer memories before I entered the "too cool" teenage years!

connect with Leigh-Ellen: blog // twitter // facebook


Radiant Cosmetics is a social enterprise makeup company whose vision is to end human trafficking, one lipstick at a time.

must-haves from Radiant Cosmetics:
Gel Eyeliner
Moisturizing Lipstick

favorite summer memory: The Fourth of July was always big in my family, we had friends who threw a huge party every year. My favorite childhood memories were are of my sister and I furiously making bracelets all of June to sell to my parents friends at the big Fourth of July party and coming home from that weekend. My sister and I thought we were so cool.



connect with Radiant Cosmetics here: shop, facebooktwitter

 I scour the net to find lovely design, fashion, food and life experience a.k.a. life's golden tokens!

must reads from Swell and Stylish:
DIY Colorful Creature Home Accessory
Scouting: Duluth, Minnesota 

favorite summer memory: Camping ohh camping! We used to go camping at least once per summer and we had a blast!




Connect with Rachel: blog // twitter // facebook
 discount code: Advertise on swell and stylish and use code 'take2' for $2 off any ad here

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And because they're so great, some of them are offering some items for you guys!
win one month free large ad space from Dot in the City 
and a large ad from Little Waterlily in a Big Pond
a Rafflecopter giveaway

xo, erika
p.s. i'll be back tomorrow with my favorites from the web + non-web life. you should join me. :)

16 comments

  1. Sitting on the beach... That will always be a favorite memory!

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  2. I went to New York this summer and it was amazing!

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  3. Spending time in Avon Park with my Aunts and Uncles.

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  4. I follow Dot in the City via GFC

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  5. I love spending time with my family in the summer.

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  6. I love going to the beach with my boys and watching them dig in the sand.....swoon.

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  7. Falling asleep in the sun and waking up tanner!

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  8. Laying in the street watching the stars at the lake house! Best by far.

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  9. THIS YEAR my fav memory was ValleyFair with the boyfriend!

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  10. Going to Washington, D.C. with my family!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  11. Taking my first painting class!

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  12. my favorite summertime memory spending time with my family on the back porch!

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  13. lounging in the pool with the hubs!

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  14. Taking sailing lessons with my brother.

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