Win a Swag Bag of Better Homes & Gardens Best New Products

Better Homes and Gardens Best New Products 2014 Party

Any excuse to dress up and head into Manhattan and I’m there.

Going to the Better Homes & Gardens Best New Product awards party was just that excuse.


Best part – meeting up with some of my favorite gals and partying up a storm.

The paparazzi would not leave us alone …

Better Homes and Gardens Party

President & CEO of BrandSpark – Robert Levy, Patti of Patti Murphy Designs, me (the one holding the glass of wine of course), Denise from The Painted Home, Diane from In My Own Style and Jenna from SAS Interiors.

Me and Denise below – cheers!

Eclectically Vintage and The Painted Home

Brands in the spotlight.

BH&G Best New Product Awards Party

The view from the party – with a digital screen right outside the window that showcased the winners.

BH&G Best New Products party

And a swag bag of epic proportions.

Better Homes & Gardens Best New Product Awards - swag bags

Here’s just some of my loot …

my girls ransacked the bag pretty quickly and ran off with their favorites.

BH&G Best New Product Awards

Best New Product Awards Better Homes & Gardens

Contest Ended – Winner is Chris!


Win a Better Homes and Gardens Best New Products Swag Bag

1) Leave a comment telling me your favorite, can’t live without product for a chance to win

2) Share the giveaway on Facebook or Twitter and leave a separate comment letting me know


Want two more chances to win?

Hop over to In My Own Style and SAS Interiors – they’re giving away swag bags too!


P.S. Hope you’re following me on Instagram and Twitter – where I share lots more behind the scenes pics.


Nitty Gritty:  Giveaway ends 3/16/14.  Winner chosen by and will be notified by email.  If no response within three days, a new winner will be chosen.  Products in swag bag may differ from what is pictured.  Prize mailed by Better Homes & Gardens.

All non-watermarked photos credit:  ©Avi Gerver Photography

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  1. It’s irrelevant but I can’t live without diet coke….:-)

  2. Lisa Cooper says:


  3. Robin Whorff says:

    Clorox wipes are a must!

  4. Castile soap, cleans soooo much.

  5. Can’t live without dove clinical

  6. house cleaning love it

  7. Anything to do with crafting so it would be the wood finishing cloth!!! Tks

  8. Any swag helps and makes me feel special. Love it!

  9. How can I just pick one????? But I suppose I would have to say Better Home and Gardens magazine, something I love to read as I hide in the bathroom for 5 minutes away from my 3 chatterbox kiddos! :)

  10. I must have dental floss. I really prefer the satin ribbon type. Jo @ Let’s Face the Music

  11. The Minwax Stain Cloths would be great for my island in my kitchen remodel!

  12. I love those wood-finishing cloths-use them quite a bit!! But also the Lindt chocolate. Love those.

  13. I can’t live without Dove Body Wash!! It smells wonderful and doesn’t dry your skin out. We use it year round. :)

  14. hi there
    Oh boy, how can I choose just one thing? I have a tie between the wipes and the chocolate :) okay the chocolate wins
    happy day

  15. Can’t live without the magazine, Better Homes and Gardens. Have subscribed for years!

  16. Hands down-chocolate!

  17. Pat schwab says:

    Don’t ask me to give up chocolate. Thanks

  18. I love Dove, always have.

  19. I cannot live without my Regenerist face cream. It is so smooth and silky!

  20. Dove soap. Thanks for the opportunity,

  21. I can’t live without Decorware Tahitian Vanilla candles or Caress Passionfruit and fiery orange rose body wash. Mmm! Yummy smells.

  22. Holly Walters says:

    I haven’t tried them, but the Wood Finishing cloths seem like a great idea!

  23. How wonderful this must have been to attend this great event…looks like you all had great fun!!! I cannot live without my BHG magazine…been subscribing for more years than I want to admit!!!…starting in my teen years!

  24. Tweeting away!!!

  25. Leslie Pearman says:

    The whitening toothpaste…. Because I am also always holding a glass of wine!

  26. Bath & Body Works candles are my favorite things! Thanks for the chance to win!

  27. jo wyrosdick says:

    York Patties! one a day.

  28. Well I see some “Method” soap there and it’s a must have! I really like their cleaning products too. They have wonderful scents and at good prices :) Thanks fof the giveaway :)

  29. The one thing I cannot live without would be chocolate!

  30. Well I have to be truthful, LOVE all those products but the Secret Clinical Strength is by far the favored deodorant of this family. Wonderful scents and it keeps us extra dry here in the Sunshine State! But I also say bring on the CHOCOLATE!

  31. Susan M. says:

    Clorox wipes followed with a side of chocolate!

  32. Crest 3D White toothpaste – hate what my love of coffee does to my teeth and crest helps combat it!

  33. Right now my fav product is Aneeno Medicated body lotion. Lots of goodies to try on that list of 91. Thanks for the giveaway!

  34. I tweeted! tweet tweet!

  35. rebecca durkee says:

    vacuum cleaner – two dogs that are loved . . . but hairy!

  36. rebecca durkee says:

    vacuum cleaner – two dogs that are loved . . . but hairy!

  37. i am not entering- just wanted to say I CAN’T WAIT TO HANG OUT WITH YOU LADIES!!!!!!

  38. Tonya Broddle says:

    Cover girl mascara. Can’t leave home without mascara!

  39. Donna G. says:

    Mascara and chocolate!

  40. The Sensationail Polish is a new favorite for me!

  41. Clorox bleach…really nothing beats a fresh clean white bleach smelling towel after a shower! :)

  42. Rory Reding says:

    Its so hard to pick just one! The Minwax stain wipes sound like the best invention ever!! But I absolutely love my Regenerist Face Cream

  43. So neat that you got to be there! Love Manhattan!!! I think I’ll go with the Dove body wash, love that product!

  44. I have the worst nails-they look like they have been slammed in a door. THe gel polish is a must for special occasions!

  45. Just one is so hard to do. But the BHG magazine would be the one. Love it and subscribe to it.

  46. Patti Betz says:

    Don’t think I could live without chocolate!

  47. Chocolate! My sanity saver ..

  48. Add me to the list of fans who can’t live without chocolate

  49. Tweeted!

  50. There’s so many things I can’t live without but anything that has to do with cleaning. Clorox being #1 though :)

  51. Wood Finishing Cloths – I can picture so many projects to tackle with these!

  52. Dark chocolate is my favorite! What a fun giveaway! Thanks for the chance.

  53. My Olay Regenerist Night Cream is my favorite, can’t be without item. Thanks for the great giveaway!!

  54. Karlene Boss says:

    Chocolate. Don’t leave home without it.

  55. Call me a book worm, I would pick a book over anything. The magazine of course. :)

  56. You guys just have way too much fun!
    I actually couldn’t live without WINDEX!

  57. Better Homes & Gardens magazine, as well as Lindt chocolate. Both are the best, & together even better.

    Also Denises’s skirt – SUPER cute.

  58. Gosh I’d have to say the Vaseline spray lotions.
    So quick and easy to use!

  59. The Minwax stain wipes

  60. Lady Delores LeBoeuf says:

    Better Homes Magazine, Dark Chocolate, thank you…

  61. My favorite, can’t live without product??? Swiffer sweepers!!!

  62. favorite, can’t live without is BHG mag. So much inspiration among those pages :)

  63. My new steam mop! Best invention since sliced bread! :)

  64. Coffee….and Tea Tree Oil….Not mixed together! ; )

  65. sarah robertson says:

    My can’t live without item is books and smell goods(akanything yummy…candles, perfume,sprays)

  66. Oil of Olay. Chocolate as well.

  67. sarah robertson says: posted the share! thanks for the try! <3

  68. I use the Clorox wipes in every room of my home! With 4 little grandkids, it is an essential product to have in my cupboard. Thanks for the chance…

  69. Lately I haven’t been able to do without my coconut oil for removing eye makeup. So gentle and irritates my eyes.

  70. Can’t live without my Secret Clinical strength

  71. Sorry, never irritates my eyes!

  72. The clorox wipes!!!!

  73. I have posted on Facebook about the BHG giveaway.

  74. I have send out a tweet about the BHG giveaway.

  75. I also tweeted for you! But I didn’t want to so I could have a better chance of winning. Haha.

  76. Chocolate and of course the nail polish!! My daughter and I have a polish fetish, and love to make different nail designs!!

  77. Gel nail polish and chocolate!!!!

  78. I love the Crest 3-D, being in the dental business for 30 years, love those pearly-whites!

  79. So many “favorites” to choose from! Cover Girl Mascara is my ONLY all-the-time-don’t-leave-the-house-with-out-it item! But, also lovin’ on the Lindor Chocolate!! Thanks for the chance!

  80. Wow really any of the swag looks great and I would love but if I had to pick a fav it would be the whitening tooth paste it rocks!

  81. Lindt dark chocolate – I would hate to live without chocolate!

  82. Here is the link where I shared on twitter

    I would also love to win because my Better Homes Mag subscription is out and I would love it again!

  83. Oh I have all sorts of cleaning products I love, but let’s be honest – I don’t get through a single day with out tea and chocolate.

  84. Pam Ballard says:

    Coffee is a must have for me daily! A daily magazine is also a great start to the day! What a wonderful giveaway!

  85. Pam Ballard says:

    Posted on twitter! Thanks for the chance.

  86. I hate to admit it… but it would be the chocolate.
    Great giveaway.

  87. Coffee and the internet!!

  88. I love the crest 3d!!!! Love to make my teeth look as white as possible.

  89. I love the Suave oil. I have been using it since they launched it. It’s amazing!

  90. The magazine. I love reading it.

  91. Carol Hanson says:

    the magazine with a cup of coffee!

  92. trenda t says:

    It being flu season I am utterly obsessed with Clorox Wipes!

  93. Cindy Aiton says:

    My can’t live without product is Curly Hair Solutions Curl Keeper.

  94. Cindy Aiton says:
  95. Gail McMurray says:

    I can’t live without my Sensitive Colgate toothpaste, works the best.

  96. Can’t live without my window rag. No chemicals or streaks!

  97. Dove body wash.

  98. I cannot live with out the new Dessert Skittles. OMG I am addicted. :/

  99. We love the Thermacare heat wraps — great for those with back issues!!!

  100. cindy lynch says:

    I cant live without the Better Homes and Gardens magazine each month! It gives me so many new ideas on planting to redecorating!!!!

  101. I can’t live without Crest 3D white toothpaste. Seriously… I won’t use anything else lol. My mom even noticed a difference in how white my teeth are :)

  102. Melissa W. says:

    I love the dark chocolate bar.

  103. Crest toothpaste all the way! It’s the only brand for us!

  104. I shared via Twitter!!!

  105. Beatrice says:

    I love the Better Homes and Gardens magazine!!
    Thanks for the chance!!

  106. Chocolate and mascara!

  107. My favorite product is Lindt Chocolate, any flavor will do.

  108. Marcy Lendaro says:

    Love your blog! What fun goodies! :)

  109. Marcy Lendaro says:

    Ahh early send! My favorite would have to be the nail polish and the Lindt chocolates!

  110. BHG magazine!

  111. My Better Homes and Gardens Magazine!!!

  112. Meredith says:

    I can’t do without…. chocolate (Lindt I see) and BHG magazine to keep up to date with new things I might not be able to live without!

  113. Dove body wash

  114. Stephanie says:

    Barilla pasta is the best! I love their extra protein option.

  115. I can’t live without Burt’s Bees products, especially their lip shimmers.

  116. Love all of the products in the bag and can’t live without my tea.

  117. Definitely the Lindt Chocolate! There are so many useful products there! Thanks!!

  118. Toothpaste!

  119. Monica Rankin says:

    The magazine!

  120. Shared! Thank you so much!

  121. Sharlene Piscitelli says:


  122. Sharlene Piscitelli says:

    Shared on FB

  123. vinegar and MaryKay extra emollient night cream. Never used them together!

  124. I can’t live without my Body Shop Hemp hand cream….it’s amazing ………..

  125. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    I can’t live without medicated chapstick!

  126. Amanda Sakovitz says:
  127. With 4 busy young kiddos, two pets and a ton of renovation going on, one of my all time favorite products is the MAGIC ERASER! :)

  128. Johna Larson says:

    BHG magazine and those wonderful Magic Eraser! Sharing with Facebook!

  129. Marlyce Hammen-Suter says:

    I can’t live without Duracell batteries for all my little gadgets and Aussie hair products. (OK….maybe chocolate, too!)

  130. My can’t live without is CoverGirl Mascara!

  131. Marlyce Hammen-Suter says:
  132. Can’t live without Swiffer! Sweeps up wood floors and pet fur dust bunnies.

  133. Chocolate and dove stuff!l

  134. Dove unscented body wash.

  135. Can’t live without my Covergirl mascara — I just look too strange without eyelashes!

  136. My favorite would have to be the chocolate. Yum!

  137. Can’t live without Neutrogena hand cream – my skin is dry year round and it really helps. Thanks for sharing your goodies with us! It looks like it was a great event to attend.

  138. Ashleigh Hall says:

    I love my method products!!

  139. Can’t live without my Secret Clinical Strength!! No other product works like it! Love BHG – read it devotedly every month!! Love your blog too!

  140. Ashleigh Hall says:

    I shared your post on twitter @andyashleigh. Thanks so much for the great contest!

  141. Michele Speer says:

    Absolutely love Oil of Olay products…do a great job w/out the huge price tag!
    Thank you for this chance to get some swag! :)

  142. Shared on Facebook! Thanks!!!

  143. Michele Speer says:

    Tweeted about contest …here’s the link :)

  144. Portia smith says:

    Cerave lotion

  145. Vickie B. says:

    My favorite every day item is my face moisturizer. Thank you for the chance to win a swag bag.

  146. My favorite product is my Neutrogena gentle cleansing face wash…affordable, non-drying, and smells great!

  147. Definitely can’t live without iced coffee.

  148. My must have is my VitaMix. It was pricy, but I use it at least one a day, and it is so worth it!

  149. Judie lutz says:

    The Crest toothpaste is great, but if I was on a desert island, I’m afraid the Lindt dark chocolate would be my one and only!

  150. Any OPI nail polish would be on my list of favorites.

  151. So many great things in the swag bag! Hope I win so I can find some favorite things.

  152. The chocolate…duh!!

  153. I love hot chocolate. Thanks for the giveaway.

  154. I shared on Facebook.

  155. Love, love the Lindt dark chocolate!

  156. Stacy Moore says:

    I can’t live w/o Mt. Dew. UGH! I know it’s horrible, but it’s so delicious.

  157. Burts Bees chapstick!

  158. Zyrtek! I live in allergy country.

  159. I can’t live without tiny scissors… use them for everything from paper to hang nails…. oh yeah and chocolate!

  160. Linda Shephard says:

    Crest 3D toothpaste is my favorite. Love the taste and keeps my teeth white!

  161. Randi Richardson says:

    I cant live without good mascara!

  162. Randi Richardson says:

    I shared on Twitter! @randialison

  163. I can’t live without Carmex or something for my lips.

  164. I love Sensationail and cover girl masacara!

  165. Coffee!! I drink WAY too much of it, especially in the colder months. I need to cut back, but I just CAAAAAAAAN’T!!

  166. I can’t live without Olay Products, Dark Chocolate and Carmex.

  167. Missy M. says:

    I love Cetaphil for washing my face. It smells clean and keeps my skin soft. My two teenagers use it for their faces too.

  168. I would love to try those wood finishing cloths! Thanks…

  169. Nothing says relaxing like a BH&G magazine !
    A must have !! Thanks, SueA

  170. Only one? Beside the magazine, would have to go with Method products. Love em! Thanks!

  171. The thing I can’t live without is Soft Lips champ stick!

  172. Dove Body Wash :)

  173. Pamela H. says:

    Cannot live without Better Homes and Gardens!

  174. Patricia Pinkston says:

    The Better Homes and Gardens magazine and Lindt chocolate.

  175. Patricia Pinkston says:
  176. I see Lindt chocolate, Olay and a copy of BH&G. Those would make me happy any day!

  177. Shared on Facebook (/tabscontests) and on twitter @tabstweetings

  178. The bag itself is too cute!! Looks like a wonderful trip!

  179. Other than my DIY gel polish kit, it is my dry shampoo

  180. Stephanie says:

    sensitive-skin body wash (or surprisingly, anything from Bath and Body Works, except for warm vanilla sugar…never had a reaction to them).

  181. I love my cutting mat and rotary cutter for quilting and sewing!

  182. Wow, I am behind – I didn’t know that there were stain wipes! I would like to try those. As far as a home product I can’t live without, that would be my approximate 50/50 mixture of Dawn and vinegar. I use it for everything.

  183. I would definitely want the BHG magazine. They always have such awesome info in there. And perfect timing, it’s time for my renewal.

  184. Howdy would you mind sharing which blog platform you’re using?
    I’m going to start my own blog soon but I’m having a hard time making a decision between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal.
    The reason I ask is because your layout seems different then most blogs and I’m looking for something completely unique.
    P.S My apologies for being off-topic but I had to ask!

  185. My Clinique moisturizer and Dove Daily Conditioner!

  186. love me some dark chocolate … high in antioxidants and high on the scale of making my mouth happy :)

  187. the BeautiControl eye serum is lovely!

  188. I shared the giveaway on Twitter!

  189. I cannot go without my coffee!

  190. Foundation & a good cup of coffee. & somehow squeezing in yoga as much as I can :)

  191. Shared on twitter :)

  192. I want to try everything

  193. says:

    I can’t live without reading DIY blogs!!!!!!

  194. I’m a teacher, so I can’t live without Post-It notes :)

  195. Love my Dove Body Wash!!!!

  196. Cindy Spahr says:

    Duracell batteries. With an almost nine year old boy about the house, batteries are a MUST to retain “Good Grandma” status…and I mean this jokingly…..sort of.

  197. Cindy Spahr says:

    Shared on Facebook.

  198. Stefanie Gladden says:

    I can’t live without Urban Decay’s NAKED palette! I use it everyday!

  199. Stefanie Gladden says:
  200. thermacare lower back heating pads ~ wish we’d had these before i had my hysterectomy! HA they’re life savers for my daughters during “that time”….

  201. Danielle says:

    I can’t live without my Eucerin body lotion – I have dry skin and need to use it daily especially on my hands every time I wash them or they will tighten up and feel way too dry.

  202. Danielle says:
  203. Mascara! I love Loreals the best!

  204. Carolsue says:

    I can’t live without the Venus razors or the Ortega Fiesta Flats! I hope to win!
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

  205. Carolsue says:

    I shared on Facebook
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

  206. I love clorox wipes and the Magic Erasers! Love your blog!

  207. Casey McCaskill says:

    Better homes and garden magazine. Never leave home without one.

  208. Casey McCaskill says:

    It was a pleasure to share this easy entry giveaway.

  209. Clorox wipes and chocolate-both make cleaning so much easier!! 😉

  210. B H G magazine

  211. I dont know how I could just choose one, but if I had to, it would be the magaizine! It helps me stay up on top of the current products for craft projects I want to work on! :)

  212. I shared on twitter again today :-) Yay I hope I win :-) Here is the link

  213. BHG magazine and cookbook have been my housekeeping and cooking bibles for over two decades. This swag bag would be awesome!

  214. omg, the claw made an appearance!

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