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21 Days of Giveaways: Win a One Night Stay in the Swissotel’s Santa Suite

In lieu of a traditional gift guide like we’ve done in the past, Zelda and I wanted to do something special this year for our readers to say thank you for helping us take Glitter and Bubbles to the next level, and for supporting us throughout this journey. Over the past year you’ve followed our adventures and seen our latest product obsessions, and now it’s your chance to experience them too.

For the next 21 days we have giveaways from all of our favorites. You’ll see some of my go-to’s, like Clarins and Long Tall Sally, plus some of Zelda’s like Windy City Bebe. In the summer Swissotel helped us throw Zelda the most insane birthday party I could ever have dreamt up, and now for our grand prize they are helping us spread some holiday magic. So get ready, mark your calendars and check back daily because for the next 21 days it’s all about you!

21 days of giveaways on Glitter and Bubbles.

 

Win a stay in the Santa Suite at the Swissotel Chicago.

DAY ONE

GRAND PRIZE

Growing up I always dreamed of having the perfect Christmas morning just like Kevin McAllister did in Home Alone, waking up in a hotel suite with my family there, and the room filled to the brim with everything holiday. Swissotel’s Santa Suite is the closest thing to that, and I can tell you dreams do come true! You and your family can experience this too because we are giving away an exclusive one night stay* in the Santa Suite for the 2018 Christmas season!

Your stay will kick off with bites, sweet treats, a hot chocolate bar and a bottle of champagne. Santa will take a break from his duties and give your crew a private visit, and the next morning your family will have breakfast at Swissotel’s Geneva restaurant. This is seriously a dream come true, and the ultimate holiday experience!

Valued at $1,500.00.

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DAY TWO

Two Tickets to the Swissotel Holiday Dinner: This year Swissotel will be hosting their first ever pop-up dinner during the holiday season, A Winter’s Eve. It will be a two course progressive style dining experience, featuring decorative bites and delectable dishes inspired by their Santa Suite. After dinner the guests will enjoy a special nightcap and dessert in their exclusive Santa Suite overlooking downtown Chicago and the holiday lights.

This exclusive dinner has extremely limited seating and is only open to 46 guests. It will be benefiting the SOS Children’s Villages Illinois, a nonprofit that serves children in foster care and at risk youth in some of Chicago’s highest crime neighborhoods. Tickets are $100 per guest ($15 of that price will be donated to SOS Children’s Villages Illinois) and can be purchased here.

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A holiday dinner for two at the Swissotel.
Win a giveaway for a kids Weber Grill for the holiday.

DAY THREE

Kid’s Weber Kettle Grill: By far one of the most popular toys in our house is the Weber Kettle Grill. Yes you read that correctly, Zelda is a grill master. It doesn’t matter what room we’re in, the kettle follows us. Your babes are guaranteed to love this kettle grill set, and when it’s wrapped it makes for a jumbo gift under the tree — what kid doesn’t love that?! And parents, you’ll love that it’s under $50.

Weber Kettle Grill Set is valued at $44.99

Please note that Weber provided me this product for free in exchange for my honest opinion.

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DAY FOUR

Ao Skincare Retinal: Coming out of 2017 I feel like we are all a little fatigued, and could use some rejuvenation. When it comes to skincare it’s so important to know what you’re actually putting on your skin and search for the purest ingredients possible.  If you’ve been looking for a good retinal you know it can be super scary to shop for. I’ve been testing this one by Ao Skincare for 60 days and give it the green light!

$119.95 value

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Ao skincare retinal for your face.
Clarins Advent Calendar giveaway.

DAY FIVE

Clarins Advent Calendar: 2017 was the year of skincare, I went on my own personal exploration and feel more in control than ever before. And I recommend that for you as well! Some of my favorite products are Clarins, and this is the perfect way to test out the products without the commitment. Plus, who doesn’t love a sweet surprise every day?!

Value: $125.00

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DAY SIX

Windy City Bebe Ultimate Unicorn Gift Pack: Some of Zelda’s best looks that she rocked this year were from one of our favorite local shops, Windy City Bebe. The street style inspired clothing and accessories selection is insane, making it the perfect go to for every stylish kid in your life. Zelda and I are unicorn obsessed, but really who isn’t?! So, we’re giving away the ultimate magical holiday gift pack, which includes a unicorn headband, earring set, nail polish, Tokidoki Unicorno blind bag, band-aids, a copy of Uni the Unicorn, Unicorn Snot hair gel, socks and a colored pencil set.

Value is approximately $75.00

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Win a $150 Pearachute gift card.

DAY SEVEN

$150 Pearachute Gift Card: Being a working parent, my schedule can be extremely hectic, so my time has become more valuable than ever. I love nothing more than meaningful experiences with Zelda, and Pearachute makes finding drop-in classes easy and stress free. So if I find I have an afternoon open, I just get into the app and find out what’s available for us to do that day at a time that works for us. They always have something for you to do, even when you feel like nothing is out there. I also love that it  lets us explore Zelda’s interests without committing to a week long class only to find out she hates it. One more thing, rumor has it there will be Pearachute-only holiday experiences this season, including Polar Express tickets!

$150.00 value.

Please note that this giveaway is only valid in the following markets: Chicago, Dallas, SF, DC, Kansas City.

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DAY EIGHT

$100 Long Tall Sally Gift Card: Tall girls rejoice! If you are not familiar with LTS, I’m about to introduce you to a gamechanger for your closet. At Long Tall Sally, style starts at 5’8 where they offer clothing sizes 4-20 and shoe sizes 10-15. No more feeling left out on the racks or scouring for the one pair of shoes that come in your size. They always have your back with the best fit and on trend styles. I found them a few years ago and they’ve been one of my go-to’s ever since.

Value: $100.00

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Win a $100 Long Tall Sally Gift Card.
Win a snowtube from Always Fits.

DAY NINE

Always Fits Snow Cone Snowtube: At Always Fits, something literally always fits! No matter what taste or style you’re after, they have a unique gift for each person on your list (or for you!). Even though floatie season is officially over, we weren’t ready to let go just yet. That is why we decided to step up our sledding game with snowtubes! You too can be queen of the hill with this giant Snow Cone Snowtube.

Valued at $27.50

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DAY TEN

Alex and Ani UNICEF Necklace: Alex and Ani believe that all children should lead happy, healthy and peaceful lives, and we couldn’t agree more! This season they created a special World Peace Collection that benefits UNICEF’s work for children. We’ve teamed up with them to give away our favorite piece from the collection, a sterling silver peace necklace detailed with Swarovski crystals. To support UNICEF’s mission, Alex and Ani donates 20% of the purchase price through August 31st, 2018.

Value: $78.00

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Win Cate & Levi Puppets

DAY ELEVEN

Three Cate and Levi Hand Puppets: While screen time can definitely have its benefits, getting babes away from the blue light to actively use their imagination is vital. I love the old school, nostalgic vibe of hand puppets, and I really love that they don’t take up space in my house like an army of stuffed animals does! An added bonus is that Cate and Levi’s wool hand puppets are made from recycled materials, so you can spread some Christmas cheer to the babes on your list and do your part for the planet too.

One wool Santa puppet | One wool Unicorn puppet | One wool Moose puppet

Value $74.97

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DAY TWELVE

Skeem Design Poetry Matches and Candle Set: A classic gift with a thoughtful design, these beautifully crafted pieces fit seamlessly into any home, no matter what the recipient’s aesthetic. These simple designs make a lasting impression that continues to shine long after you use the last match or burn the last of the candle.

Value $88.00

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Skeem Design Candles and Poetry Matches Giveaway.
Win custom Rey to Z matching hats.

DAY THIRTEEN

Rey to Z Matching Hats: This is the perfect personalized gift they don’t already have in their closet! Rey to Z makes super soft baseball hats in colors for every personality (they’ll even do custom colors!). These hats will look cute on you, your mini, grandma, Aunt Sally…literally everyone!

Value $50.00

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DAY FOURTEEN

$200 Thursday Boots Gift Card: Living in Chicago, boots are a necessity. But the search for the perfect pair is anything but simple. The pair you love is either out of budget, or you know the stylish pair you found for the right price isn’t going to last you for more than a season or two. That’s why Thursday Boots are so great — they are functional, fashionable, comfortable and under $200.

Value $200.00

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Win a $200 Gift Card to Thursday Boots.

DAY FIFTEEN

2 Months of Goldfish Swim Lessons + More: So much emphasis is put on “things” during the holiday season, but what about experiences? And when it is a skill like learning to swim, it’s a lifelong, lifesaving gift that your babe will carry with them forever. If you’re sitting there thinking your babe is too young to hit the pool, did you know you can get them started with lessons at Goldfish as early as four months old?! We’re giving away a gift pack that includes 2 months of swim lessons, the annual registration fee and an assortment of Goldfish Swim items. Please note that this is only open to those in Chicagoland, where Goldfish has 12 locations. So no matter what neighborhood you live in, there’s probably one not too far from you!

2 Months of Swim Lessons | Annual Registration Fee | Goldfish Swim Items

Valued at $220.00 

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DAY SIXTEEN

Two Fragrances by Skylar: The most complimented fragrance I’ve worn this year has been Meadow by Skylar. When I tell people who I am wearing they aren’t familiar, which is understandable because they are a new brand and waving it in your face at a department store isn’t their thing. For me, the most important thing about fragrance has always been how it smells. I never thought about what I was putting on my body or how it was being absorbed.

Skylar’s scents are natural, meant to be layered, and the packaging is so pretty that you don’t even want to mask it with gift wrap. I also love their blog because it is a wealth of scent based information. There are so many great tips! For instance, did you know if you put perfume on your finger and run it through your hair it will last the whole day?!

Valued at $150.00

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DAY SEVENTEEN

Three Skin Laundry Laser Treatments, Sleepcycle Pillowcase, Toner & Three Hydrating Facial Sheet Masks: Have you been thinking about jumping into the laser game but feel a little hesitant after Samantha Jones’ incident on Sex and the City? Don’t worry, Skin Laundry is here for you!

They have brought lasers out of the doctor’s office setting and transported them conveniently into Ulta Beauty with their new innovative two step 15 minute Laser and Light facial. Using a combination of YAG and IPL lasers, this mild and effective treatment has zero down time and is available at an affordable price point. We’re hooking you up with a three pack of laser treatments, a Sleepcycle pillowcase, toner and three hydrating facial sheet masks.

Value $232.00

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DAY EIGHTEEN

Three Bracelets from Rachel Lynn Jewelry: I’ve always been into stacking and layering jewelry, and have a core set of pieces that work with whatever I feel like wearing. This year I discovered Rachel Lynn Jewelry, a local line, and my obsession is still going strong. Each piece is handmade and part of a limited run. These stack easily with your old favorites and can also be customized. I was so into it that I got a bracelet for Spiro and it is the first and only bracelet he has ever worn. So naturally when Rachel came out with a children’s line we bought Zelda a few, and now our whole family is regularly wearing Rachel’s designs. I want to outfit your family too, so I’m giving away a men’s, women’s and girl’s bracelet set.

Value of $305.00

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Win three bracelets from Rachel Lynn Chicago.
Odyssey dinner cruise tickets.

DAY NINETEEN

6 Tickets to the Odyssey Dinner Cruise: If you live in Chicago and haven’t been on an Entertainment Cruise yet, you’re missing out! It is an amazing way to be a tourist in your own city and if you have friends visiting from out of town, it’s the best way to show off Chicago. Think out-of-the-box and change your traditional dinner plans for dinner on the water! This kid-friendly cruise begins at Navy Pier, has unmatched views of Chicago’s iconic architecture and the staff is super accommodating. View Chicago in a way you normally don’t see! 

Valid for Sunday-Friday dinner 

Value of $600

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DAY TWENTY

Two Fragrant Jewels Bath Bombs + One Candle: It’s no secret that Zelda is absolutely obsessed with anything that has a surprise element to it. Which is why these bath bombs by Fragrant Jewels are such a lifesaver, because right now the only thing that will get her in the tub is a fun, fizzy bath bomb with a prize inside! We’re giving away two winter scented bath bombs and a candle to match.

Value of approximately $55.00

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DAY TWENTY-ONE

Erbaviva Essential Oils Set: Earlier this year I learned that the average child is exposed to at least 27 harmful chemicals a day, and living in the city I don’t even want to know what that number is. I decided to really re-evaluate the products that we are using under our roof and along the way I discovered Erbaviva. They are a USDA organic, certified farm to bottle California based skincare company created for moms, babes and beauty seekers alike. Basically, they are on a mission to protect you, your babes, and the planet. I’ve slowly started dipping my toe into the frightening world of essential oils, and if there’s someone I’m willing to trust, it is them. A fantastic starting point is the Refresh and Renew Essential Oil bundle, which includes a vial of bergamot, cinnamon bark, peppermint and grapefruit oils.

Value $84.00

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No purchase necessary. Sweepstakes is open to U.S. residents 18 years and older. Final giveaway ends December 25, 2017 at 2pm CST. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Any inappropriate materials will result in automatic disqualification. Winners are selected at random and have 72 hours to claim their prize. If a potential prize winner forfeits or does not claim the prize, prize will be re-awarded. All prizes will be awarded. Void where prohibited by law. *One night accommodations in the Santa Suite are based on availability from November 27 2018 to December 28 2018 at the Chicago location ONLY. Breakfast for up to four people at Swissôtel’s Geneva restaurant.

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