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WIN with De Grendel Wines

|By Elana| Free Stuff!, Home

I call De Grendel my favorite place in my area. I love the views, the food and the wine. If classic elegance is your thing, look no further than their distinguished and elegant De Grendel Wines, and specifically their Merlot.

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It has a beautiful gem-like ruby colour with garnet flashing around the edges and first reveals a delicate all-sorts of berries – red, black and blue – followed by the alluring aroma of aniseed, cedar and liquorice which are all carried through on the palette. Their Merlot is perfect with Sunday roast lamb and a perfect match for lamb shanks.

About the farm

De Grendel is situated on the historic eponymous Cape farm dating back to 1720 and home to the Graaff family for five generations. A working farm, the tradition of cattle, sheep and horses, dates back more than a century. 3rd Baronet Sir David Graaff established the vineyards and modern wine cellar, a legacy now continued by his son, Sir De Villiers. Cellar master Charles Hopkins combines the most modern winemaking techniques with a nod to the farm’s heritage, eco-caring ethos and commitment to quality.

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De Grendel’s online shop at http://www.degrendel.co.za offers easy, fast and secure online shopping with delivery countrywide.

De Grendel wines are available online, at the De Grendel Tasting Room, De Grendel Restaurant and specialty wine stores countrywide.

WIN 6 BOTTLES OF DE GRENDEL MERLOT 2015 VALUED AT R780!

To enter, use the widget below, and remember to subscribe to Chocolateface‘s newsletter here.

Win 6 bottles of De Grendel Merlot

T&Cs apply – entrants must be 18 years or older.

EAB

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Two kids under 2… #WIN a Kidz Brandz hamper! #TDIBrandz

|By Elana| Free Stuff!, Home

A few days ago, after the birth of my youngest, I realized the following;

a) I still look pregnant

b) I still look pregnant to other people …

c) I now have 2 kids under 2!

It’s become so real.  Motherhood is serious, but two under 2 is major!

We all know that everyone wants to give advice when you fall pregnant, or when your little one is sick,  or even when you need to introduce your toddler to their new sibling. Well, I want to give advice too…just because it’s free and also because you might not need it, but I DO!!! ( holds onto hair to pull it out)

I’ve heard that most toddlers misbehave before the new one arrives. I have been in denial thinking “how bad can it be….? ”  Out of the 100000 things I have experienced with my toddler, this stands out;

–  toddlers who “want it their way” –  learn to say “no” before yes!

–  want to hear the same song on that bloody cd in my car at least 10 times. Over and over.

–  want to hear the same song over and over and creates a title for it that I don’t understand like ” play boom boom” or ” play hooray”

– only says “please” when you say it.  So please say please.

– wants to potty train themselves and manage to get their nappy off, but only tells you about the poo after they’ve gone. That way you can scoop it up with roller towl and wash your hands ALL night long. We have mastered the pee, yea!

–  points at random men out of the shopping trolley and says ” oupa” thinking it means ” man”

–  says “chippiessssss” and goodness forbid if they don’t get it….

–  will try on shoes that are way too small for them and get frustrated that they have grown out of it!

–  will possibly be rough with the new baby, especially when they change her name to ” my baby”…. because the toddler thinks the baby is her doll.

– wants to be pushed around the house in a Babystyle Oyster Lite Twin! While I make racing car sounds.

Well, a few of my clients have knocked on my door to make my journey easier. A big thanks to Mark, Lisa and Trish from TDI Brandz. The hamper that we are giving away this week I received together with this Babystyle Oyster Lite Twin stroller. They are back in stock April/May this year!

Why I dig TDi Brandz?

They are my preferred supplier of feeding solutions. They have amazing storage options for babyfood and stage 1 feeding systems.
TDI Brandz also represents the following international brands in Africa (www.kidzbrandz.co.za):

Kids Embrace (US) Character Car Seats
ThermoBaby (France) Bath & Toilet Training products
Brother Max (UK) Feeding, Weaning & Safety products
Little Dutch (Netherlands) Soft & Wooden Toys
PUJ Baby (US/Canada) Bath products
Yoomi (UK) Self warming bottles
Buggy & Scooty Lights (UK) Safety lights for Prams & Scooters

Owners Mark Butlion and his sister Lisa have been successful entrepreneurs in South Africa for over 20 years and have developed long term relationships with wholesale, distribution and retail partners from the multiple chain store groups to independent retail stores. So let me help you out too 😉

We’re giving away a Kidz Brandz hamper worth R1000!

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The hamper includes the following goodies from Thermo Baby, Little Dutch & Brother Max: Thermo Baby: 1 x Potty @ R135.00 + 1 x Footstool @ R279.00 Little Dutch: 1 x Little Dutch Cuddle Rabbit 19cm Mixed Stars @ R199.00 + 1 x Little Dutch Cuddle Rabbit Rattle @ R159.00 Brother Max: 1 x Blue/Green Plates @ R99.00 + 1 x Blue/Green Snackpot @ R129.00

 

 

To enter, use the widget below, and remember to subscribe to Chocolateface‘s newsletter here.

Win a Kidz Brandz Hamper!

Check out TDi Brandz’ website here.

Good luck. The juggle is real 😉

EAB

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#WIN with Runningbear! Shoes for our babies!

|By Elana| Free Stuff!, Home

I’ve always bought shoes for my babies. I recently unpacked a size 1 sneaker that will be handed to the new arrival soon! Even when my baby couldn’t walk yet, I dressed her from head to toe, with the best quality shoes. That’s how we grew up. Mom always told my siblings and I, “You would always be fed and wear good shoes” .

I recently received one of the cutest pair of moccasins. Running Bear is the brainchild of advocate and mother Lisa K who is the wife of South African pop star Danny K. She has a love and affinity for shoes and children so this proved to be the perfect marriage of both.

The brand was hugely inspired by Lisa’s very personal experience with her first, born son Jayden. She struggled to find a shoe that was stylish, comfortable and functional while still benefitting his development. This resulted in the creation of the Running Bear Moccasins.

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Running Bear Moccasins are designed with love and care by Lisa herself always with the objective of keeping your little one’s precious feet in mind. The elastic opening makes the moccasins easy to put on and take off and most importantly they stay on! These fashionable, soft leather moccasins imitate barefoot walking and help strengthen their muscles and ligaments. They are handmade with highest quality leather, sourced internationally. They are durable and are suitable for both pre-walkers and toddlers alike. They are crafted in such a way that encourages the natural development of your child’s growing feet without inhibiting them.

The range is fun, cool and playful with a contemporary bohemian undertone that will undoubtedly make your child stand out from the crowd. Every pair of moccasins comes with a complimentary, personalized book called The Story of Running Bear, dreamed up by Lisa herself. The book makes for perfect night time reading and will have your little one looking forward to putting on their Running Bear Moccasins everyday.

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The attention to detail and personal touch is what makes this brand feel really special. “I care deeply about creating a product that I would be proud of my child wearing. No corners were cut in creating a shoe of the highest quality.” says Lisa. Running Bear Moccasins are affordable, stylish, functional and funky. Make your little one a part of our Running Bear family!

The collection will be available at select boutique stores and online at http://www.runningbear.co.za !!

We’re giving away a pair of baby shoes from Running Bear!

To enter, use the widget below, and remember to subscribe to Chocolateface‘s newsletter here.

WIN a pair of baby shoes with Running Bear!

Giveaway ends Friday, 3 February 2017. Terms and conditions always apply! 

Make sure you follow Running Bear on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram here, here and here and visit their website here – http://www.runningbear.co.za

Happy walking 😉

All my love,

EAB

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WIN!! with Speedo!

|By Elana| Free Stuff!, Home

This week one of my sisters’ little ones gave her a hug and said, ” Mamma, you give nice hugs, like a big soft mattress!”  The biggest compliment to any mom, and the biggest insult if that comment came from a grownup! (I had massive giggles).

Soft or not, Hello Summer! It’s coming, and I’ve never ever had my summer body ready for summer. The expectations are just too high, my goals unrealistic, and after all, I have been pregnant more the last 4 years, than trying to work on that perfect body anyway.

So, I roped in our friends at Speedo to make us feel comfortable and confident in and out of the water.

They carefully placed prints, detailing, colour and neckline shapes to help your body appear in perfect proportion, creating optical illusions that enhance and shape the body: slimming, lengthening, balancing or creating curves, while distracting from the bits you’re not so keen on. You know, the soft mattressy bits… Just kidding.  They are really amazing though.  All-over body shaping fabric to smooth and shape your tummy, waist and bum.
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Because we love water, they’ve used XTRA LIFE LYCRA® fibre in our swimwear.  That means, It lasts up to 10 times longer than unprotected elastane so our swimsuits fit and shape like new for longer.

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We’re giving away a swimsuit from Speedo Sculpture!

To enter, use the widget below, and remember to subscribe to Chocolateface‘s newsletter here.

WIN with Chocolateface and Speedo!

Giveaway ends Friday, 28 October 2016. Terms and conditions always apply! 

Make sure you follow Speedo on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram here, here and here.

Good luck with summer.  Or I should say, summer better watch out for you!

All my love,

EAB

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