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Feel the invigoration of Spring every morning when you awaken to a delicious latte or espresso handcrafted at home with Espressotoria. Effortlessly create smooth, cafe-style beverages with the Caprista machine, compatible Milk Frother, and Espressotoria Capsules. The Caprista is compact and elegant and features a programmable pour function, 19 bar pump pressure and a waste capsule bin and indicator. The range of capsules include Espresso, Latte, Brazilian Breakfast Blend, Organic, Decaf, and Columbian Single Origin. The Caprista is available in Black or White for $119.95, the Milk Frother retails for $39.95, and each 12-count box of capsules are $9.95. Recipes available at espressotoria.com




As lively and unique as a hand-picked Spring bouquet, Robert Mondavi Winery 2016 Fumé  Blanc Napa Valley harmoniously blends notes of bright citrus fruit followed by juicy grapefruit and ripe peach. The iconic style, created by Robert Mondavi decades ago, has the brightness of Sauvignon Blanc and the addition of the Semillon grape results in a richer varietal with increased complexity. $23 robertmondaviwinery.com


Christie Brinkley® Authentic Beauty Prime Time Day to Night Nudes Eye Shadow Palette is a collection of velvety-smooth, long-wearing powder eye shadows that glide on and compliment any complexion. Formulated with anti-oxidant vitamins C&E, the palette includes a primer that corrects and creates a smooth base, 4 neutral powders and a dual-ended brush housed in a shimmering mirrored compact. Available in Cool Rose Nudes and Golden Brown Nudes for $27 at christiebrinkleyauthenticbeauty.com

Add a pop of color and touch of Spring to an outfit with these Aqua Stone Dangle Earrings from Sterling Forever. The eye-catching statement earrings feature double-sided stones edged in gold wire with matching french ear wires. Wear them day to night to brighten any outfit. $64 sterlingforever.com



The Blitz Sport and Travel Belt from Fitletic holds all your essentials when you don't feel like carrying a handbag or wristlet. Perfect for outdoor activities, it holds keys, lip balm, most smartphones, and has an inner pocket for cash and ID. It also has an adjustable belt, earbud port, and reflective strips.  $26.99 fitletic.com



Luca Bosio Vineyards Moscato d' Asti 2017 is a delightfully sweet celebration of Spring. Notes of fresh florals and crisp pear, ripened apple, and juicy pineapple refresh and invigorate the senses. Lovely with cheese and antipasto. SRP: $17.99 quintessentialwines.com


Everyone™ Aromatherapy Pure Blend Essential Oil Uplift is a breath of sunshine in a bottle. It's a delightful and invigorating blend of grapefruit, ylang ylang, orange, cedarwood, francincense and lavendar. Add a few drops to a diffuser, massage oil or lotion to brighten your day and elevate your senses. A .45-oz. bottle with glass dropper retails for $11.99 at eoproducts.com

Spring = sunshine and smiles. Make sure your pearly whites are at their sparkling best with Colgate® Optic White® Platinum™ Stain-less White™ Toothpaste*. Formulated with hydrogen peroxide, it removes deep set stains including those caused by grape juice, coffee, tea, wine, and cigarettes. Protects enamel, provides anti-cavity protection, and freshens breath with a cool mint taste. Available at mass, food and drug stores nationwide. SRP: $4.99-5.99 colgateopticwhite.com Colgate-Palmolive provided product for review purposes. 


Springtime is Tapping Season, the magical time of year when rich, naturally sweet maple flows from the trees in Vermont. Pure Maple Syrup provides many health benefits including helping to fight inflammatory diseases. My favorite is Spring Tree Pure Maple Syrup. Delicious on waffles and pancakes, it's packed with anti-oxidants and vitamins, and is naturally gluten-free and certified kosher. Available nationwide in Amber Rich and Dark Robust in organic and regular options. SRP: $6.99 for the 8.5-oz size. A store locator is available at bgfoods.com




Healthy hair starts from within. If you're experiencing thinning hair, try Viviscal Extra Strength Hair Growth Supplement. This drug-free supplement is clinically-proven to nourish, strengthen and promote the growth of existing hair. A one-month supply (60 tablets) is $49.99. viviscal.com.




ONC NATURALCOLORS Healthier Permanent Hair Color is rich in nutrients, natural plant extracts and anti-oxidants. Fortified with Vitamins C and E and almond oil to condition hair and provide intense color without ammonia. Available in 29 colors. $24.95 at oncnaturalcolors.com



Protect and condition hair with a few spritzes of Mon Shampoing Leave-in Nourishing and Detangling Spray Mask before styling. It helps prevent color from fading and leaves hair as soft as silk and incredibly scented. Great to use at the pool or beach to act as a barrier against chlorine and sun. A 6.76 oz bottle retails for $48 at monshampoing.com



Chic Giveaway! ~ One reader will win the prize of their choice from our gift closet!

To Enter: email chicgiveaway@gmail.com and include the following:
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    Giveaway ends 11:59 PM ET May 1, 2018.  Limit one entry per household. Winner will be notified by email and announced on our Winner's page. Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize. Open to US Residents 18 years of age and older. We received no compensation from any brand featured in this post, nor were affiliate links used. 

    Popcornopolis ~ The Skinny on Savings




    Looking for a low-cal, delicious snack? Head on over to Costco today through May 13 and pick up a bag of Popcornopolis Organic Nearly Naked Popcorn



    This yummy popcorn is lightly salted, has just the right amount of crunch, and needs no butter added. The puffy kernels are popped to perfection and a cup is just 38 calories!! It contains no preservatives and is certified Kosher and gluten free. Perfect for a night-time snack while watching your favorite show, to pack in your child's lunch for a healthy snack, or to satisfy afternoon cravings without the guilt.




    And now for the Skinny on $avings ~ A huge 14-oz. bag of Popcornopolis Organic Nearly Naked Popcorn, which filled the bowl pictured above three times, is currently $5.39 at Costco. We hear beginning April 19 to May 13, it will be just $3.49 at Costco. Don't miss out, be sure to stock up on this fantastic deal.
    Find Popcornopolis on their social sites below:
    Facebook ~ www.facebook.com/popcornopolis/
    Instagram ~ @popcornopolis
    Twitter ~ @popcornopolis



    A Shopping Spree






    The sleek Cross Townsend Polished Blue Quartz Lacquer Ballpoint Pen makes a beautiful gift for the graduate or business client. The gorgeous blue quartz color and rhodium-plated appointments lends a casual elegance to the classic design while exuding style and confidence. $170 cross.com


    Kick your workouts up a notch, both indoors and out, with the Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex. These wireless in-ear headphones are engineered by JBL for exceptional sound and a rich bass to optimize workouts. Bend-and-stay Flex Zones in the neckband feature an adjustable, secure fit and all-day comfort. Recharge on-the-go in just 5 minutes for 1-hour of playtime. RunSafe® LED keeps you safe after dark. $129.95 at jbl.com.


    Molton Brown's newest scent for Spring opens with delicate notes of Lily of the Valley, Star Anise, and Magnolia. This fresh, crisp invigorating fragrance makes a lovely Hand Wash and Hand Lotion to gently clean, soften and moisturize hand. The light florals are in perfect harmony to the sensuous base notes of ylang ylang, white musk and sandalwood. The Molton Brown Dewy Lily of the Valley & Star Anise Hand Wash & Lotion Set includes a 10 oz. bottle of each and retails for $62 at moltonbrown.com



    Binxy Baby Shopping Cart Hammock is a comfortable, safe, convenient and germ-free invention for parents who take their infants grocery shopping. It clips onto most shopping carts and hangs elevated with room underneath for groceries. Binxy Baby includes a safety strap and can accommodate most infant seats. Simply roll up after use. Available in several beautiful designs for $49.95 at binxybaby.com



    Fox Chapel Publishing has partnered with Vera Bradley to create ultra chic gift wrapping. Presented in stunning books, they include 20 perforated sheets of high-quality gift wrap, each featuring a different Vera Bradley pattern, and 20 color-your-own gift tags. Vera Bradley Gift Wrap Books are available for all occasions including Birthday Bash, Oh Happy Day, Baby Bump, and Wedding Belles. $19.99 each at foxchapelpublishing.com


    Get ready for spending more time outdoors with ColorProof® CrazySmooth® Anti-Frizz Shampoo and Conditioner. This vegan formula moisturizes and smooths hair while it eliminates frizz and protects color. A 10.1-oz. bottle of Shampoo and a 8.5-oz. bottle of Conditioner retails for $39 each at colorproof.com




    Mally Beauty H3 Moisturizing Foundation brightens dull skin, minimizes fine lines, and erases age spots and hyperpigmentation for a flawless, dewy and more youthful complexion. Formulated with nourishing botanicals and skin-soothing aloe instantly hydrate skin while mineral peptides and anti-oxidants boost cellular renewal.  Available in 8 shades. A 1.8-oz tube retails for $40 at kohls.com



    WEN® Pink Jasmine Peony Cleansing Conditioner is a special edition scent that leaves hair smelling like a beautiful bouquet of Spring flowers. This 3-in-1 product is a shampoo, conditioner and can also be used as a leave-in conditioner. It gently cleans and conditions hair and leaves it silky soft. A 16-oz. pump bottle retails for $40 at chazdean.com


    Eminence Organic Skin Care Calm Skin Chamomile Cleanser is luxurious, creamy, and beautifully scented. The cleanser gently removes dirt and impurities and helps calm skin that is prone to redness. The non-drying formula leaves skin silky soft and hydrated. An 8.4-oz. bottle retails for $38 and is available at buynaturalskincare.com


    Gabrielle Union's Flawless Shine Spray tames frizz, smooths and conditions hair while leaving it super shiny. Apply a light mist after styling or whenever hair needs a pick-me-up. A 3.3-oz. bottle retails for $19 at flawlesshair.com


    Chic Giveaway! ~ One reader will win the prize of their choice from our gift closet!

    To Enter: email chicgiveaway@gmail.com and include the following:
    • "Shopping Spree" in the subject line
    • your first and last name
    • complete mailing address
    • twitter id 
    • facebook name 
      If you're entering our giveaways we ask that you follow us on the social media sites in which you belong. Links to our pages can be found here: FacebookTwitter and Pinterest 

      We would love it if you would tweet this giveaway, here's a sample tweet for your convenience ~
      #Win the prize of your choice from @ChicLuxuries' gift closet in their *Shopping Spree* #Giveaway bit.ly/2p0SW8S

      Giveaway ends 11:59 PM ET April 11, 2018.  Limit one entry per household. Winner will be notified by email and announced on our Winner's page. Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize. Open to US Residents 18 years of age and older. We received no compensation from any brand featured in this post, nor were affiliate links used. 


       

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