Cotton On Kids Giveaway


Photos by Reality & Retrospect (instagram)

Living by the beach, we live in beach attire and swimwear year-round. Living in Southern California, we are really lucky that the temperature is pretty temperate throughout the entire year (I don't know if my kids will ever understand seasons ha!) and we are able to enjoy the sand, surf, and sea almost every single day of the year. So it shouldn't come as any surprise that I am constantly looking for new swimwear for the boys as they grow, that is not only cute and unique, but also protects their skin against the sun's harsh rays.

Well Cotton On Kids just released their new swim collection for children and it is to die for!! They have board shorts, rash guards, sandals, and more, for your little ones and each piece is just so cute and unique.

It’s your lucky day because I’m partnering with the Cotton On Kids USA team to giveaway $100 store credit to Cotton On Kids Stores to one lucky winner!  

To enter...

  1. Head over to Cotton On Kids, browse for a bit and then comment back which item you would choose if you won!!
  2. Follow myself (@belandbeau) and Cotton On Kids USA (@cottononkidsusa) on instagram.

There are also additional entry options available via the widget below which I am using to track all entries...

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Outfits: Womens Floral Playsuit, Brave the Wave Rashguard, Tropical Swim Trunks, Waves Swim Trunks, Palm Tree Polka Dot Swim Trunks

The Ultimate New Baby Gift Registry Giveaway

As a new mom (or even an experienced one), it is often hard to decipher what products you really need for your new baby. With my first child, I definitely went overboard and bought so many items that I didn't end up using. This time around, I have decided to carefully edit my list of essentials, selecting tried and true products that I love from experience and are from brands I trust. However, even once I narrowed down the list of essentials, I realized that a newborn's "essentials list" is comprised of quite a few products, and rounding up and purchasing all of these items can feel overwhelming, both emotionally and financially. So today, I want to help all of you mamas out!

I am beyond excited to announce that I am teaming up with one of my favorite resources for all things motherhood, Mom's Best Network, on The Ultimate New Baby Gift Registry Giveaway where one lucky mama or mama-to-be will win all of the items listed below. All of the products included in the giveaway are products that I have used and loved with #1 or are new products that I will be using for baby #2, and I am confident that you will love them just as much as I do.

One lucky mama will have the chance to WIN all of this....see the details of each item + how to enter below!


1.  Halo Bassinet 2.  One house cleaning from HOME JOY 3.  Bouncer from Baby Bjorn 4.  Union Suit from Goat Milk NYC 5.  Swaddle blanket from Bramwell Designs 6.  Soft toy baby blocks from Land of Nod 7.  Tubby Todd bath gift set 8.  PUJ Tub 9.  Hooded towel from Little Giraffe 10.  Fuzzibunz 3 One Size Diapers, 2 Monkey Diapers any size + Detergent + Pre-wash 11.  Diaper Pail from Munchkin 12.  Latch newborn gift set from Munchkin 13.  Nuna mini Sena 14.  Inglesina Trilogy stroller in denim

A special thanks to our sponsors who have made this giveaway possible...

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2. Giveaway ends FRIDAY, February 13 at 11:59 PM MST.  The winner will be announced within 24 hrs.  All entries will be verified so make sure you complete the necessary items.

3. Must be 18 years of age or older, open to everyone (international)

Good luck!!

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The New 4moms Mamaroo Giveaway

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As a baby, Holden needed constant movement. We spent hours doing circles around the living room, bouncing him in our arms to comfort him. It didn't matter whether we were rocking, swinging, or bouncing, as long as we were moving, Holden was a happy baby. One of our favorite baby products during Holden's infancy was the 4moms Mamaroo. Although being a first time mama, I found it hard to ever remove him from my arms, when I did, it was to pop him into the mamaroo. He loved the different types of movement that it made and we loved that it gave us a break here and there from our circles around the living room.

If this next baby is anything like Holden, the living room circles are about to be another constant in our house (although, with a second baby, we won't be able to dedicate as much time to the circles since we will also have a toddler to take care of). This time around, I imagine that the 4moms mamaroo is not only going to be essential in soothing our new little baby, but will also allow me to spend one-on-one time with Holden and give me time to get ready, make food, and all of the other parts of life that are now a necessity with a toddler.

We were lucky enough to try out the brand new 4moms mamaroo which is everything the original mamaroo was and more. The brand new mamaroo allows you to control everything from your iPhone (via their iPhone app) which means no waking baby when you want to change the power, motion, speed, and sounds and no interrupting one-on-one time with Holden when the baby is content in the mamaroo.

And it's your lucky day because I'm partnering with the 4moms team to giveaway one new mamaroo to one lucky winner!  Enter below and good luck!!!

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Nuna LEAF Luxx Giveaway


Today I am beyond excited to announce that I have teamed up with one of my favorite companies to give all of you a chance to win the brand new Nuna LEAF luxx, which will be available exclusively at Neiman Marcus.

The Nuna LEAF luxx is a swaying baby seat that is perfect for newborns and will last well into your baby's childhood as it holds 130lbs! The Nuna LEAF luxx is a fresh spin on it's predecessor the Nuna LEAF, a Dutch designed favorite, and comes with a toy bar with 3 plush toys  (which can be removed) and a newborn insert. With a gentle push, the Nuna LEAF luxx sways for over 2 minutes unassisted, which means you don't need batteries or cords for this beauty.

Today we are giving away one Nuna LEAF luxx to one lucky reader in the color almond pictured above.  It is available only at Neiman Marcus and it sells for $295.

This giveaway will run for ONE day only, so don't miss out!!   To enter use the Rafflecopter widget below. The winner will be picked at 8:30 PM (PST time) today!

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Valentine's Giveaway // Collaboration with {Re}cycled Consign & Design

Today, I am so excited to finally be able to share with you a few projects that I have been working on over the past couple of months, including two new items in the shop and a big Valentine's giveaway. red-skirt

My first announcement is my t-shirt collaboration with Amanda of {Re}cycled Consign & Design.  Amanda owns the cutest online shop (and brick and mortar store in Utah) with some gorgeous womenswear designs and interior pieces.  We met over instagram and became instant friends. Amanda is incredibly creative and such a great source of inspiration so if you're not following Amanda already, you can get to know her a little better here!

A few months ago, Amanda and I began collaborating on a custom tee design that is perfect for ladies everywhere.  The tee is the very softest and fits perfect in all the right places. Our hand draw design is one of a kind, a simple Lady! The logo represents inspiring women everywhere! Simple, but speaks volumes about you strong noteworthy ladies.

The next announcement is the new limited edition Bel & Beau "Ms." Midi Skirt in a bright & vibrant red that I added to the shop just in time for Valentine's Day.  Place an order through Monday, February 10th for guaranteed delivery before Valentine's Day.




And lastly, what better way to kick off the month of love and the celebration of women everywhere than with a huge GIVEAWAY. Amanda and I are teaming up to bring you three items for Valentine's Day including a Bel & Beau "Ms." Midi Skirt in Valentine's Red, a lady tee to go with it, and $100 to {Re}Cycled Consign & Design!  You read that right…all three of these fabulous items just in time for Valentines Day!!


To enter, follow Amanda @recycleddesign and myself  @Belandbeau on instagram…repost a favorite image with pink or red and use the hashtag #valantinelady for us to see.  At the end of the giveaway, we will pick our favorite valentine's picture.  The giveaway ends Sunday at Midnight and the winner will be drawn Monday morning.






i think it's obvious that i adore tulle skirts, so i was beyond excited to discover the shop, shabby apple, which not only offers gorgeous tulle skirts in almost every single color, but also carries a wide variety of unique skirts, dresses, and swimwear that ooze femininity and are truly one of a kind.  shabby apple is an online dress boutique that specializes in vintage and retro dresses.  you can click here to check out their selection of vintage dresses and i promise you won't be disappointed.  i am officially obsessed and think you will be too!

today, i am so thrilled to be partnering with shabby apple to bring one lucky holdenonbaby reader a $75 gift card to their shop!

the prize:  a $75 gift card to shabby apple clothing

to enter:  check out their shop and leave a comment below on this post letting me know what item you would buy if you won and “like” shabby apple on facebook.

for additional entries:

  • you can repost the image below on instagram, tagging @holdenonbaby and @shabbyappleclothing and #ilovetulle
  • or tweet the following:  "head over to @holdenonbaby to win a $75 gift card to @shabbyappleclothing #ilovetulle"

to win:  the winner will be announced this friday, july 5th at midnight.

restrictions: must be a US resident to enter.



Thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway!