Pin It to Win It – Jane.com Fall Fashion Contest

September 1, 2014

Jane.com Fall Fashion Pin It to Win It Contest
I have been holding off accepting reality, but let’s face it, Fall is coming and it’s coming fast! So I guess I need to roll up my sleeves and embrace this bit of chill in the air. Wait, first let me soak in the last bit of summer… *sigh*… okay, I’m ready!

Now, there are a few good things that come with cooler temps. Draped cardigans, military jackets, ankle boots and knit sweaters are just a few of the CUTEST Fall Fashion items Jane.com is loaded with. Okay, I guess I am a little (teeny tiny) bit excited for Fall.

So, to celebrate this new season, let’s do a little contest. All you Professional Pinners, this one is right up your alley. It’s simple… pin your favorite outfit(s) and you can win some PayPal cash to make your Pinterest Wardrobe a reality!


How to Enter:

1. Follow Jane on Pinterest
Click the button below, or use the entry form lower on this page to verify you are already a follower

Follow VeryJane on Pinterest

2. Create at least one Fall Fashion Board (past the URL in the entry form lower on this page)
Go to your own Pinterest account and create a board to fashion 3 of your favorite Jane items to make up your perfect Fall outfit. Match a top with some pants. Choose your statement necklace. Add a scarf. Need a purse? Maybe some cute new shoes? ALL items must be pinned from Jane.com (they can be current or expired deals)

Pro Tip: include Jane.com in the title of your Fall Fashion board. Be creative!

3. Repin our Pin It 2 Win It Contest Image
Repin the contest image below, or use the entry form lower on this page to repin it (required entry)


Enter the Contest Below:

The contest will run September 1 (today) until Sunday, September 7th.

At the close of the contest, we will randomly select 5 Pinner Winners! Winners will be announced Monday morning (Sept 8th) and will each win $50 in PayPal Cash to use towards your favorite Jane.com outfit. Each board you create (up to 5 total) is one entry into the giveaway so pin away my friend!

Enter using this form below (you can enter via your Facebook login OR your email address):


Sample Board:

Here’s an example of how your Pinterest board might look for this contest. You’ll need the URL (to enter in the contest form above). You’ll want to include “Jane.com” in the title of your board. And be sure to include at least 3 pins from Jane.com when you fashion your outfit!

Jane.com Fall Fashion PinIt2WinIt Contest Instructions

Questions?

Pinterest Virgin? Here is a great step-by-step tutorial on how to add, edit or delete a pin.

Add Pinterest to Your Browser! Here is another great tutorial on how to make pinning from your browser even easier!

Any other questions, be sure to leave them in the comments section below!

Sweet Monkey Mix: By Spoons and Bells

August 31, 2014

I am kind of a sucker for a good snack, and I have been LOVING all the fun new recipes we have been receiving from our Guest Bloggers. Thank you to Trish Allen at Spoons and Bells for helping us celebrate National Trail Mix Day with the most delicious trail mix recipe ever!

Sweet Monkey Mix

Happy National Trail Mix Day! Who knew there was such a thing?! Personally, I think after trying this trail mix recipe, you may want to celebrate all week. Just sayin’.

Originally, trail mixes were meant to be eaten while hiking or any similar activity because it’s light-weight, portable and packed with energy-dense ingredients to keep you motoring up the trail. I think you would agree, trail mixes have moved beyond hikes and we now munch away at this little bit of deliciousness anywhere/anytime….school lunches, field trips, the gym, carpool, the movies, the bathtub. You get the picture.

One thing I love about trail mixes, is that there are no rules when it comes to creating your own. You can mix and match ingredients, make it savory or sweet, bake it or not bake it, the options are endless. Throw together what you are craving and what you love and you’ll come up with a yummy combination. Think nuts, dried fruits, dried cereals, seeds, spices, and sweets (read: chocolate).

When jane.com asked me to share a trail mix recipe, I knew exactly what I was going to create. I am a sucker for anything sweet and with a good crunch. I threw together some of my favorite ingredients, baked some of the recipe to add the crunch, made sure it had enough sweet, and ended up with a Sweet Monkey Mix. I had to contain myself not to eat the whole batch. I did, however, share a bit with my own little “monkeys”. Enjoy!

Ingredients:
1 cup peanuts (lightly salted)
1 cup whole almonds
1 1/2 cup dry rolled oats
3 TB raw honey
2 TB coconut oil
1 1/4 cups dried unsweetened banana chips
1/2 cup coconut flakes
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

Directions:
In a medium bowl, combine peanuts, almonds and oats. Melt coconut oil, combine with honey, and pour over nuts/oats mixture. Mix well and spread mixture onto a cookie sheet. Bake on 300 degrees for 10 minutes. Let cool (important or else the chocolate will melt). Once cooled, crumble into a large bowl or bag, add bananas, coconut flakes, and chocolate chips. Mix well and store in an air tight container or baggie. Makes 6 cups.

Jane Quotes

August 30, 2014
Don't deny it, you know you have done this before. #happenstothebestofus #quitpunchingyourself Not everyone is a fan of makeup, but if you are, you know how true this is! haha #thepowersofmakeup #myfavorite Take charge of your day! You are the boss of your own life #runyourday #dontletitrunyou I will seriously take either one! #iloveyou #sale #everywomansdream