Monday, March 7, 2011

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Blogoversary Giveaway: Feeling Young in Ion Actif Women's Activewear [CLOSED]


On March 7th, 2011 3 Garnets & 2 Sapphires turned 3!  Only instead of feeling excited and accomplished as I did in past years, when this year's blogoversary rolled around, I was actually feeling tired and a little old.  I think 3 years is the equivalent of approaching middle age in the blogging world.  So what made me feel better?  Putting on my women's performance activewear by Ion Actif!  Read on to find out why . . .

For just about every clothing review I write, I always include a disclaimer about how I still have a bit of a belly from carrying our twins (who are now 4).  I did not have to include such a disclaimer in this review because the two pieces I selected, the Ion Actif Scoop Tank and the Cargo Capri, fit me perfectly.  I requested an XL in the tank and a Medium in the pants.  I was so pleased about the fit of the tank.  I did not even have to inhale and hold my breath for the photo.  Usually I would need to order a 2XL in a top to get the relaxed fit I am looking for, but this tank achieves that fit with a straight cut and graceful gathers at the neckline.  I also think the length is perfect, hitting right at the hip.


The Supplex/Nylon and Lycra/Spandex pants fit like a glove.  They are cute enough to wear everyday.  The two back pockets and the side cargo pocket make it possible for you  to travel light.  The cargo pocket is located on the left leg and is large enough to hold my Windows phone.

The "mom" uniform around here is usually a zip-up hoodie paired with bootcut yoga pants or jeans.  That outfit does not quite work in the warmer weather, but this one by Ion Actif would be perfect.  It has a clean tailored style, is comfortable, and is designed to keep you cool while you sweat.  What could be more perfect for a busy mom on the go?

To learn about Ion Actif Performance Activewear for Women, visit IonActif.com, Ion Actif on Facebook, and on Twitter.  You can purchase Ion Actif Activewear on ParagonSports.com, EverythingYoga.com, and locally in many states.

Thank you to Ion Actif for providing a complimentary product sample for us to base this review upon and for providing additional product for our contest prize.



What you can win:
One lucky reader will receive one outfit, consisting of 1 top and 1 bottom of their choice, from Ion Actif (Subject to availability).



Limitations:
This giveaway is open to U.S. entries only. You do not need to be a blogger to enter, but you must have a valid email address and be age 18 years or older. If you enter anonymously and do not include a valid email address in your comment entries, I will not be able to notify you should you win this random drawing.


How to Gain Entries:
Browse the selection of women's performance activewear offered by Ion Actif. Then leave a comment telling me the name of the top and bottom you would choose if you won this contest. You MUST do this to be eligible to win this contest.


Extra Entries:
1)  For 5 extra entries, leave a relevant comment on one of my non-giveaway posts. Then leave FIVE separate comments with the name of the post on which you commented. You will earn 5 extra entries for each different non-contest post you comment on.


2)  For 5 extra entries, enter one of my other contests. Leave FIVE separate comments here telling me which contest you entered. You will earn 5 extra entries for each contest you enter.


3)  For 1 extra entry each, if you are a Friend of mine on Facebook and/or if you have "liked" the 3 Garnets & 2 Sapphires Facebook page, then leave a separate comment here telling me so with the link to your Facebook profile.


4)  For 5 extra entries each, follow Ion Actif on Twitter and/or "Like" Ion Actif on Facebook. Then leave FIVE separate comment for each with the link to your Twitter or Facebook profile.


5)  Follow me on Twitter. Then leave a separate comment with the link to your Twitter profile.


6)  Tweet about this giveaway linking back to this post. Then come back here and leave the link to your tweet in a separate comment. You may do this once per day until the end of the contest.


7)  Subscribe to this blog's feed. Or you can follow me through Blogger or subscribe via email (widget is on sidebar). Then leave a separate comment telling me you did so.


8)  Subscribe to A Blog of Goodies' feed (the sister site to 3 Garnets & 2 Sapphires). Then leave a separate comment telling me you did so.


(All entries will be verified prior to awarding this prize.)


Random Drawing:
This contest will be closed on Monday, March 28th, 2011 at 11:59pm EST. A random number drawing will be held shortly after. The winner will be announced here and will be contact via email or through their blog. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new number will be drawn.

Good luck in the drawing!