Weekending-Giveaway Part 2

12/12/2016 10 Comments

Happy Monday Friends!



I’m as excited as a Gilmore girl (I’m still in the middle of my binge watching lol) to announce the winner for the first part of my giveaway. The winner is:


I emailed you this morning and you have 24 hours to respond to claim your prize!!

I’m also so excited for part two today! That’s right a second chance to win!!

Look for the $25 gift card to Nordstrom giveaway at the bottom of the post. Amazon and Nordstrom are my two favorite online stores and where I find a lot of my travel essentials. I know many of you enjoy shopping with them too, so I thought they would be the best way to spread the cheer this season.

First, my quick recap of my weekend.

Christmas trees seemed to be the theme of the weekend. I had some holiday events to attend and everywhere I went was decorated fabulously.

This was the only photo I took from the holiday party my aunt hosts every year for the women in my family. She always serves amazing hors oeuvres and a yummy dinner. There’s wine. a secret Santa gift exchange and great conversation. I look forward to it every year. She also decorates her house beautifully, it’s a great way to enjoy the season. 

Saratoga Springs, New York is one of the most beautiful small cities in the country. It’s really magical during Christmas time as well. I’m not biased at all. If you need a weekend trip during any time of the year check out Saratoga.

Ok now on to the giveaway! You can enter on the rafflecopter below. Its only open to USA residents and closes on midnight Wednesday. I will announce the winner on Thursday.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

I hope everyone has a great start to the week and thank you for following along on Cupcake N Dreams!


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    I love the feeling I get when I’ve finished shopping!

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    Lana B


    Reading the real Christmas story with my mom on Christmas Eve!

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    Thanks so much! I was super excited to see your email this morning.

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    I like the feeling I get when I’ve finished all of my Christmas shopping!

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    Ivonne valencia


    I love the Christmas shopping of course and seeing friends and family reactions when they open them ❤️️

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    Leslie Z.


    Nordstrom is the BEST!! Cool giveaway!!

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    Thanks for the giveaway girl!! I love opening presents with my nieces and nephews – as they get older it actually gets more fun!!

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    Saratoga sounds like a great place to visit! I have a co-worker that goes every year and loves it. I might have to check it out some time.
    Beautifully Candid

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    Jade Valencia


    My favorite part is opening Christmas gifts with the family

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    this year I can’t wait to see my 21month old daughter open her presents-and see her in her cute dress!