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Travalo and Britney Spears Curious Giveaway-CLOSED

Fragrance is such a personal choice for many people. Smells can evoke strong feelings and memories. When buying a fragrance for someone else are you sure he/she will like it? What about trying a Fragrance Sampler from TryFirst?

TryFirst, powered by vivabox is two gifts in one- to start it’s a sampling of the season’s hottest perfumes and then a second gift where the receiver gets to redeem a gift card for a full bottle of their favorite scent! TryFirst is available for the holidays this year exclusively at CVS and selected Target locations nationwide and offers between 6 and 8 perfumes in one box.

TryFirst CVS sampler can include:

  • FOR WOMEN: White Diamonds Elizabeth Taylor, Curious Britney Spears, Mariah Carey’s Luscious Pink, Britney Spears Circus Fantasy, Fantasy by Britney Spears, Britney Spears Believe, Forever Mariah Carey, M by Mariah Carey, Elizabeth Arden Red Door, Red by Giorgio Beverly Hills, Halston, White Shoulders, Giorgio Beverly Hills, Curve Crush, Elizabeth Taylor’s Passion, Liz Claiborne
  • FOR MEN: Usher, Usher VIP, Curve, Curve Crush, Drakkar Noir, 9IX Rocawear, Paul Sebastian PS, Elizabeth Taylor’s Passion

TryFirst Target sampler can include:

  • FOR WOMEN: Britney Spears Circus Fantasy, Curve Crush, Fantasy Britney Spears, Forever Mariah Carey, Lucky You Lucky Brand, White Diamonds Elizabeth Taylor
  • FOR MEN: Curve, Curve Crush, 9IX Rocawear, Usher, Usher VIP, Tommy
  • So I picked the TryFirst sampler for men, Rob is a cologne wearer. He’s been testing out the different scents for a couple weeks now. So far Usher is in the running for number one.

To go along with a fragrance purchase what about a travel accessory. The Travalo is a compact, travel sized atomizer that delivers your favorite fragrance on the go. No more skipping perfume or cologne when traveling for fear of spills or worse, the TSA tossing out your brand new bottle. The Travalo is being introduced to the US in time for holiday shopping season; it will make the best stocking stuffer. You can like Vivabox on Facebook or follow them on Twitter to stay updated on the great additions they make to their gift giving selections.

Win your own Travalo and Britney Spears Curious fragrance from LookWhatMomFound…and Dad too! Let me know which TryFirst sampler you would choose.

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Your entries must follow the rules or they won’t be eligible for prizes. This contest ends 11:59 pm, Wednesday, October 20, 2010. The winners will be emailed and will have 48 hours to claim their prize. This contest is open to US residents only. For complete rules please read our contest rules page.

This is a sponsored post but the opinions and descriptions presented belong solely to LookWhatMomFound…and Dad too! Your experiences and reactions may differ from ours.

Forever Lily-An Adoption Story

Beth Nonte Russell went to China to be a support system for her friend Alex who was adopting a baby girl. Little did she know that this was the beginning of an exciting adventure that will change her life forever.

Forever Lily is the story of Beth Nonte Russell stumbling into motherhood when her friend decides she cannot handle the situation. The depictions of China are vivid and help you truly imagine her surroundings. The instant bond Russell has with this frail little girl is heart-warming.
“Russell, watching in disbelief as Alex distances herself from the child, cares for the baby — clothing, bathing, and feeding her — and makes her feel secure in the unfamiliar surroundings. Russell is overwhelmed and disoriented by the unfolding drama and all that she sees in China, and yet amid the emotional turmoil finds herself deeply bonding with the child. She begins to have dreams of an ancient past — dreams of a young woman who is plucked from the countryside and chosen to be empress, and of the child who is ultimately taken from her. As it becomes clear that her friend — whose indecisiveness about the adoption has become a torment — won’t be bringing the baby home, Russell is amazed to realize that she cannot leave the baby behind and that her dreams have been telling her something significant, giving her the courage to open her heart and bring the child home against all odds.

Steeped in Chinese culture, Forever Lily is an extraordinary account of a life-changing, wholly unexpected love. “

While I don’t understand how Russell can step in and “take” her without the years of paperwork and home-studies and waitlists I guess the book wasn’t meant to explain these things. Adoption has been a big part of my life so I’m familiar with some of the legalities and red-tape, that is the only reason I wonder these things.

Overall the story is touching and sweet and a fantastic glimpse into this life-changing journey.
Using this experience, Beth Nonte Russel was also able to capture the moments and essence of her daughter Lily in a fragrance called Forever lily.

“An enveloping Oriental blend created to aid the wearer in opening the heart and reaching the for the highest within them.”

I found the scent to be sweet and warm not overpowering like other Oriental blends I’ve experienced. I’ve worn it a couple times and actually really like it.

If you want more information on Beth Nonte Russell and her experiences or to purchase Forever Lily the book or fragrance, visit GoodTrueBeautifulInc. Here you can read about Russell’s organization Golden Phoenix Foundation, formed to help end child abandonment around the world.