About Vera:

Hi! Thanks for visiting "Lady and the Blog". I would love for you to learn a little more about me and my family! Hope you enjoy your visit!

ENTER TO WIN: $50 for Cardstore.com

Cardstore.com – the leading online retailer of custom greeting cards, invitations, and personalized stationery products – would like to work with you to help you create your holiday cards this year!

Some of the new goodies at Cardstore.com include:

  • CUSTOM GIFT TAGS: featured in the Nov 2010 issue of Real Simple! These small business card-sized tags can be customized with a variety of designs, with and without photos.
  • THINK PINK CARD COLLECTION: This collection of 70+ cards feature several holiday “pink” card designs that will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Notecards and general friendship cards also available.

  • EMBELLISHED CARD KITS: Cardstore has partnered with leading stamping manufacturer Hero Arts to create  these DIY card kits that combine the time-saving elements of digital photo card creation with the personal, hand-crafted touch of dimensional embellishments and stamping.
  • 2010 HOLIDAY CARDS: Cardstore.com has hundreds of new holiday photo cards, party invitations, and holiday thank you notes from the stationery industry’s top designers. Cards come in a range of sizes, from folded notecards to glossy postcards, and start as low as $0.79 each.
  • PHOTO NOTEBOOKS: Perfect stocking stuffers for kids and adults alike, these notebooks are personalized with a favorite photo and message. These are the only custom photo notebooks to feature photo options on the back, scratch-resistant cardboard covers and durable stainless steel wire-o binding.  Priced from $15 to $18.

One (1) lucky Lady and the Blog reader will a $50 gift code to use at cardstore.com!

ALL Lady and the Blog readers will receive 15% their purchase by using the discount code MERRY15!

How do I enter? You have a few options AND EACH COUNTS AS ONE ENTRY:

  1. Click here to leave your email address on my contest entry form.
  2. Tweet this message: “Hope I win the Cardstore.com giveaway from http://ladyandtheblog.com @verasweeney. RT to Enter #contest #giveaway”
  3. Become a fan of LAB’s Facebook Page.Then leave a comment on the wall saying why you love Cardstore.com.
  4. Post a link to this contest on your blog (and then leave a comment on this post with your link)
  5. Fan Cardstore.com on Facebook and mention that you entered the CardStore giveaway on http://ladyandtheblog.com
  6. Sign up for LAB’s newsletter

Contest ends midnight Eastern time on 11/29/2010

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Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of LadyAndTheBlog.com. She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.


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  4. Awesome blog and thanks for the giveaway!
    Would love, love, LOVE to win this!

  5. Nicole Hartmann : November 29, 2010 at 9:07 pm

    Thanks for hosting this giveaway! Filled out entry form! 😀

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  6. Nicole Hartmann : November 29, 2010 at 9:08 pm

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  7. Nicole Hartmann : November 29, 2010 at 9:09 pm

    LAB Facebook Fan (Nicole H/MamaNYC)

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  8. Nicole Hartmann : November 29, 2010 at 9:11 pm

    Cardstore.com facebook fan and wrote on their wall @ http://www.facebook.com/Cardstore/posts/463422436490

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  9. Nicole Hartmann : November 29, 2010 at 9:12 pm

    Already a newsletter subscriber!

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