We arrived in China, I have giveaway winners to announce and a big SnapShop sale in honor of Mother’s Day – a lot to cover in this post!

We left our house Monday night and arrived to our apartment outside of Beijing Wednesday late afternoon. It has been a whirlwind last 7 days and I’m grateful to be on this side of travel – the adjusting to a new normal.


The kids did not mind all the extra technology time while waiting on planes to arrive.As soon as we landed in China, the girls started FaceTiming with my sister and parents. I got the funniest video clip of a woman video-bombing them during their conversation with my parents. I’ve been sharing video clips on Instagram Stories. I thought about trying to combine the clips to post here, but I am not sure how to do that on WordPress. If anyone knows – let me know. Otherwise, for video clips you’ll have to check out my Instgram Stories @underthesycamore32 hours on planes, in lines and in airports…then a 1.5 hour drive across Beijing to our apartment. There was no trace of young boys in the way they handled traveling. Instead, I realized I was joined by 3 young men, who didn’t crash until there was no longer a need for their help or leadership. When they finally did crash…they crashed hard!

We made it to our apartment, kept everyone awake for a couple hours, ate dinner and then went to bed. By the time we woke up the next morning, we were all pretty close to adjusted to the next time zone…a 13 hour difference. Complete exhaustion followed by a long sleep at the appropriate time has always helped us curb jet lag.

When we travel internationally, we always pack two things in our carry-on. Well, we pack more than that, but these two things are always included: instant oatmeal and instant Vietnamese coffee. You can pretty much find hot water anywhere, so these two things can hold us over a couple meals if we are in a bind. We ate oatmeal when we arrived to our apartment and again in the morning…then we were out and about getting groceries.

5.17China1-09The next day we explored a bit of our surroundings…played basketball and found a little room for weight lifting. Needless to say, it didn’t take us long to feel at home.

We are staying in a 2 bedroom apartment on the 6th floor in a ‘village’ outside of Beijing. It has everything we need and more. We’ve been diving into all the local food and taking in as much as we can. I have a ton more pictures, but I’ll divide them up into posts. I am active on Instagram and IG stories, but for my own reference I want to be able to remember more details, so I’ll still be compiling posts here.

While I was traveling and getting set up in China, I hosted giveaways all week with 5 different businesses. Below you can find a list of the winners.


Giveaway winners are:

Mpix + SnapShop – Julianne (Julianne.m…)

My Fair Ellie + SnapShop – Heather (hms…)

Bought Beautifully + SnapShop – Kathy (skw…)

Pink Lemonade Handmade + SnapShop – Debbie (debbie3…)

Binxy Baby + SnapShop – Jodie (Jodies…)

*Winners will be contacted this week.

For those of you that were hoping to win a SnapShop membership, but didn’t…well, today starts a Mother’s Day sale. I only offer 50% off registration twice a year. The code will end on May 9th…so, now is the time to sign yourself up or a friend. It is also a good time to give anybody a hint on a Mother’s Day gift idea 🙂


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  • Melissa - Instant Vietnamese coffee?! Where can you buy that?

  • Donzel - Congrats to the winners! The pictures in the post are really fun. It’s neat to see a family I always picture in total suburbia living it up in the concrete jungle of Beijing! I cannot wait to see some of the pictures from your travels inside China. Keep them coming!

  • Nancy - I can’t wait to see how your youngest adjusts to being in a world where everyone has her features and the rest of you guys all stand out in a crowd.

  • Tammy - I am so excited to come along with you on this journey!

    My first thought is that the cultural adjustment won’t be as hard as the adjustment from a house on two acres to a two bedroom apartment? I suspect you’ll be out and about in Beijing a lot!

  • Danielle - What an amazing adventure! You make this look easy! HA! So incredible.

  • Heather - Thank you so much! I’m so excited!!!

Today I’m wrapping up Giveaway week with a prize from Binxy Baby (don’t forget to enter the Mpix, My Fair Ellie, Bought Beautifully, and Pink Lemonade giveaways). I wish these were around when I had babies. The days of wrangling babies and toddlers at the store would have been quite a bit easier with a Binxy hammock. If you know an expectant mom – this is an amazing gift!



The original shopping cart hammock by Lisa Pinnell provides a safe, comfy place for your infant while you shop.

Binxy Baby®’s patented design quickly and easily clips onto most carts, the seat hangs elevated so you have plenty of room underneath for groceries, then it rolls up to fit in your purse or diaper bag when finished. You can even put two right next to each other for multiples! It also has a strap to secure infant car seats. Perfect for those cold winter days when you want to keep your baby all bundled up and just strap the whole car seat directly into the shopping cart hammock™. Binxy Baby® provides your little one with the most convenient, safe and comfortable seat in the store.

And, of course, the Binxy Baby® Shopping Cart Hammock™ meets or exceeds all applicable safety standards.

Find Binxy Baby here: Shop | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram


The SnapShop subscription site includes two core course: SnapShop DSLR and SnapShop Phone and new lessons added monthly. As a subscriber you have access to all the content any time you want for as long as you keep your membership. Registration includes access to all SnapShop content (used by over 3000 students since 2009), including: 

  • SnapShop DSLR Course (a $200 value)
  • SnapShop Phone Course (a $50 value)
  • Interviews & tips with leading photographers & bloggers
  • Course discussions
  • Additional lessons posted monthly by Ashley Ann and guests!

To see a listing of all the lessons and courses included and a FAQ page answering common questions visit the SnapShop website.

For more on SnapShops: Website | Instagram use the code UTS for $10 off your registration (or check back on 5/8/17 for the biggest discount of the year!)


The Details:

Prize: 1 year SnapShop membership + 1 Binxy Baby shopping cart hammock ($50 value)

1 winner, chosen at random


To enter: leave a comment here telling me your favorite Binxy print or share with us a funny story of shopping with kids!

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  • Heather - My days of wrangling babies and toddlers are over too, but I would love to give this as a gift to my sister in law who just had twins!

  • Lexie Cook - We just had our second and would love this! I love the indigo blue for our baby boy. I like that they used Target carts for an example too because their carts are so different and you know we all love us some Target!

  • Katie Terpstra - The triangles!

  • Kerri E - Love this! All the prints are amazing but I love the full bloom print. I definitely need this for my 2 month old.

  • Sara Renick - The triangle print!

  • Jessica Rodrigues - I LOVE the Full Bloom pattern! So sweet for a little girl!

  • Sara Renick - The triangles!!

  • Crystal Moser - I love the Full Bloom print. I’m pretty sure I’ve blocked the worst shopping memories I have of shopping with my 2 kids!

  • Janelle - I’m currently pregnant with my fourth boy and this looks genius! I’ve always struggled with not wanting to put the car seat on top of the cart, but IN the cart takes away all the room for groceries- and let’s be honest, I have to get a lot of groceries these days. 🙂 The triangle print is very cute!

  • Susan R. - The triangle print. Such a great product!

  • Kristina Dockendorf - Triangles!

  • Dani M. - I found out just a couple weeks ago that I’m expecting #5! If this little babe is a girl, I’d love to try the Full Bloom print. It’s beautiful!

  • Judy Kay Kyker - I have a new little niece who would love to shop with her mommy in a Binxy Baby. 🙂

  • Teresa Hodges - My favorite print is Raindrops Blue

  • Jessica - I like the triangles!

  • Cindy B - The “Triangles” print would be perfect for my new grandson!

  • Kelley - My favorite is the indigo! Love it and just in time for baby #2!

  • Jill Stansell - I love the triangle pattern because it can be used for all my Grands!

  • Christin - The Triangles!

  • Sarah M - I had 2 kids in close succession and when they were roughly 2 (my son) and around 6ish months (my daughter), they would sit in the little cart area that has just enough room for two kids. After about an hour of being strapped in, my busy boy would start to revolt right as we’d be checking out. He LOVED helping bag the groceries, but this time he was half-way through and just becoming over the top silly and wild, so I strapped him in. He had grabbed a small bag of flour that was near him in the cart and put it on his head to be funny. It EXPLODED all over him, his head, face, and body was all white and chalky, and the rest was on the ground. He was astounded that would happen (!) and the cashiers and I just burst out laughing. Sigh. Thank goodness for those lovely cashiers who helped me clean him adn the floor up, instead of getting huffy (I was already stressed out enough!). It’s one of my favorite memories.

  • Jill Stansell - I can’t see my comment, so I’m posting once more just in case. I love the triangles!

  • Courtney Kelley - The full bloom print is my favorite. It’d be a great gift for my sister in law- my baby shopping days are over!

  • Beth - Full Bloom is my favorite! What a great idea this is.

  • Bethany - Too hard to choose…I love the Full Bloom, Triangles and Gray/Aqua ones! Such a cool idea!

  • Emma - I love the triagle print! I’m pregnant with my first baby now, so I don’t have any funny stories yet, but I’d love to get this hammock for my little one that’s coming! 🙂

  • Bethany - This is such a great idea! I like a few of the patterns…Full Bloom, Triangles and Gray/Aqua.

  • Susan Ritter - Not my story, but my good friend spent 10 minutes searching and panicking looking for her son…who she was carrying on her hip! 🙂 #TIREDMOM

  • Carrie - I like the aquafoil. Who designs shopping carts so that only one kid can sit in them and if you have two kids, you have to drive the bus that cannot turn corners down narrow aisles just trying to avoid other shoppers, not to mention dealing with multiple kids who can get out of the darn things. Stressful! Love this idea!
    Oh….and the story Sarah shared about the flour….hilarious! Thanks for making my morning!

  • Southern Gal - Raindrops in Blue! I remember the first time I went to the grocery store with my 2 1/2 year old daughter and my newborn son. I put her in the cart and used a front carrier for him. My back was killing me before I had shopped two aisles! I love this product! So wish they had these when I was shopping with babies. My daughter and daughter-in-law may be getting this when the next baby arrives. 😉

  • windie d - I like the grey/aqua! This is my first pregnancy (due in October) so I don’t have any little kid shopping stories, but this looks to be so handy and I would love to have one!

  • Michelle - Love that raindrops print!

  • Kim B - Why is it when we go to the grocery store and there are large carts my kids want to walk but we go to Michael’s or Joanns and suddenly they can’t walk and must ride in the tiny cart??? Is it just my kids?

  • Melissa - These are so cool! Full bloom is my favorite.

  • Jana R. - I love the indigo in blue.

  • Lauren - I’m currently pregnant with my third, so this would be amazing! I love the floral one, but we aren’t finding out gender this time (so hard!) so maybe the indigo dream one would be better…

  • Rhiannon - The gray triangle print is precious.

  • Kayleen - My story isn’t so much funny, but a reality of how much I could have used the cart hammocks! When my twins were infants I used to break the rule of not putting an infant carseat in the top seat area, then put the other carseat perpendicular in the cart. My not yet 2 year old would stand on the end, or walk alongside. I had to bring carabiner hooks to attach my cloth shopping bags to the handle, and then place full ones on the bottom “shelf”. I was quite the sight to see!

  • Diana - I love the blue raindrops! That looks so much easier for shopping than putting the carrier seat in the cart, it takes up all the space!

  • bethanyblntn - Oh my goodness! I’m expecting and have a 10 month old too (right now) so this would be AMAZING! I love the triangle print (since we don’t know the gender yet :P).

  • Melissa - When my oldest, very engaging daughter was just 3 we had a “safety talk” about strangers, who to ask for help if she were lost, etc. On a subsequent shopping trip, an elderly man with a very elaborate comb-over tried to start a conversation with her in the checkout line. My daughter responded to his kindness with, “I’m sorry. I don’t talk to strangers.” And then whispered, “But your hair sure is fancy!” (The hammock would be a gift – what amazing products for sweet babies these days!!)

  • sam - Gray and aqua always wins in my book!

  • Sarah C - I love the Triangle pattern!

  • Candy - Indigo

  • Annemieke Hytinen - Triangles, adorable and kind of uni-sex!

  • Heidi - The triangle one is definitely my favorite!

  • Alissa - I’m past the point of needing the shopping cart hammock (Oh, how I would have LOVED this – no more trying to figure out how to strategically pack the cart around the giant infant seat!), but I know exactly who I will give this to I win. Love the full bloom & indigo dreams prints!!

  • Alayna - I had a guy come to my rescue because my 2 year old was trying to climb out of the cart when I was loading groceries and she was tipping the cart over! Not funny but nice. This would be an awesome product for my 2 month old!!!

  • Jessica - Could’ve really used one of those when my twins were babies! With two babies in a cart there’s no room for groceries!

  • Nicole - I really like the Indigo Dream print. Also, what a smart idea! My littlest (of six) is a bit big for this at 15 months, but I would love to give this as a gift! This would making shopping with many littles much easier!

  • Tiffany - I’m expecting a baby girl (due next Saturday!) and would love the Binxy in Full Bloom. I’m pretty nervous about leaving the house – let alone shopping – when it’s not just me anymore! I also love being a SnapShop subscriber and have loved seeing your partnerships all week. Thank you for the opportunity!

  • Suzanne M. - Grey/Aqua – love hammocks!!

  • Nichole - Aqua/gray

  • Laurel Libby - I was shopping with my sister (18 years younger) and two of my kids, and had the infant car seat in the back of the cart. I paid for our groceries and headed to the car, got the big kids all loaded in, and put the groceries in the car, saving the car seat for last. I finally loaded the car seat, and realized… there was a block of cheese hiding under the car seat. Which I clearly hadn’t paid for. My sister saw it at the same time, and was horrified that I had “stolen” cheese. I assured her it had not been intentional, and then tried to figure out what to do. I don’t know about anyone else, but I was NOT about to unload the kids again. I finally decided we could do without the cheese, locked the kids in the car, and sprinted into the store. I practically threw the cheese at the greeter with a vague explanation about a car seat, and ran back to the car. My sister was relieved that the police weren’t going to come arrest me, and we did just fine without the cheese that week. Just think, a hammock would have avoided the whole situation!

  • Ashlea Culotta - Triangles or indigo blue

  • Kaitlyn - These are so cool! I have 2 nieces and one on the way so that would be perfect for them (the older girls share the legholes in the seat part of the cart).

  • Hilary Taylor - My biggest frustration when my daughter was an infant was that we picked a more unusual car seat (britax) and it didn’t fit into the car seat holders that some of the grocery carts in our store had. And when I did get it precariously balanced in the cart, I couldn’t see in front of the carts and was steering blind or baby took up the whole interior of the cart and I’d be stuck with a really small volume to fill with food! Glad that we’ve graduated in toddlerhood although that’s a whole other challenge.

  • Kara Rogers - I love Full Bloom for my little gal! That would have been perfect when she was a nugget!

  • Ashley S - We have 2, soon to be 3 kids. My funniest shopping with kids stories always involve frantically running to the restroom 🙂

  • Haley - ooh, love the indigo dream.

  • Vickie - Love the full bloom print and the design of the hammock is genius! I would really love to win the SnapShot class!! Have so much fun in China. Vickie

  • Karla H - Indigo Dream is dreamy!

  • Bekah Decker - Great giveaway! I love the full bloom print!

  • Laura S - This is ingenious, love it, it is such a hassel with a car seat and shopping, it just doesn’t work well, the car seat kinda just takes up the whole cart, or you can’t see anything where you are going depending on the set up.

  • Andrea - First time shopping with my newborn and 2 year old… the baby was in the car seat in the front of the cart. Two year old was sitting in the basket part so I couldn’t see him super well but discovered when we got to the checkout he had entertained himself tearing ALL the labels off the cans and eating a tomato like an apple!! I know the cashier thought I was a hot mess when I just gave them all these labels. And I had an interesting time using those cans later!

  • Jenny - I think the triangles are so cute!

  • Jamie Lewis - I love the grey prints!

  • Maria - Funny story: my daughter is a very, uhm… determined little lady :). I found it exceptionally difficult to keep her in the shopping trolley, so I started:
    1) rather than strapping my DAUGHTER with the trolley seat belt, I started using the trolley seat belt to tie her PANTS into the trolley (because the flimsy velcros on the belts themselves didn’t keep around my daughter), and
    2) tying her tights together.
    Sorry, difficult to explain, but here: http://passionforinsight.blogspot.co.nz/2016/04/random-bits-and-bobs-on-thursday.html

  • Natalie - I like the gray triangle one!

  • Michelle Lafayette - I love the grey/aqua print!

  • Sarah - I have a new nephew who’s mama would love this! The triangles pattern is super cute!

  • JoLynn - What an amazing idea with the cart hammock! Since I don’t currently have a baby right now (my youngest is almost 3 🙁 !) I would give this to my sister for her little boy. She’d love it! I would love the SnapShop membership…your photography is amazing! Thanks for the fun giveaway and I hope that you have an awesome time in China!! 🙂

  • Lisa K - The Grey/Aqua is super cute. There is a great floral one on Instagram too.

  • ellen patton - I like all the prints. And I don’t have kids but would certainly gift this to one of my million friends that have kids.

  • ANGELA - Our baby is almost 7, but our first grandchild is due this fall. My daughter would love the gray and aqua Binxy Baby hammock. So adorable!

  • Suz12 - I like the triangle print!

  • Amber willis - The blue raindrops is fun but would probably go neutral with black.

  • Kathy E. - When my son was just a few months past 2 years old, he fell on ice and broke his leg. He had a full leg cast right up to his hip. As if that wasn’t bad enough in the middle of the winter, I was 8 months pregnant! He managed to learn to walk really well with that cast, but once I delivered his little sister, it was quite difficult to go shopping with them both. Groceries had to be bought, so I’d put him in the large part of the cart and the baby seat up front. Not much room for groceries! Oh, we got lots of looks and sympathy!

  • Kathy E. - forgot to leave my email: duchick at gmail dot com

  • Lauren O - I like the triangle print!

  • Jess - The indigo is beautiful!

  • Nikki M - I love the indigo blue print! But the floral one is adorable too!

  • Elizabeth - Full bloom!

  • Lynn Osborne - I think they are all so pretty. My favorite is the grey and aqua quatrefoil. Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Ruth W - My favorite thing about shopping with my toddler is how he knows that we have to pay the cashier for things we take home with us. It means that he will run to the register with his treasure when we say he can have something, place his item, and then hold out his little pudgy hand for some money to pay.

  • Donzel - Funny story of shopping with children? when my 2 year old son reached into a child-proof doughnut case and stole a doughnut. And because I was wrangling my tiny 3 week old daughter I didn’t even see it happen…until I was frantically scanning the room, looking for him and noticed a middle aged man pointing (and laughing) at a booth, and there, covered in chocolate was my firstborn. After confessing and offering to pay for the doughnut, we finally sat down and I thought, “Life with 2 tinys is going to be a wild ride.” And so far, it’s been pretty crazy awesome.

  • Kelli o - Would love to give this to a new mom!

  • Jessica - The grey/aqua is my favorite. So sweet!

  • Karla - I really like the black version. I wish I had a funny story shopping with my kids but nothing is coming to mind.

  • Mary - I’m torn! The aqua/gray and triangles are so cute! Thanks

  • Angela S - The time my daughter found a straw on the floor and put it in her mouth and I used baby wipes to clean her mouth out. But – it sure wasn’t funny then. Even now it’s not a fun kind of funny. 😉

  • Becky - Love the idea of this product! My funny shopping trip happened recently with my nephew, when I realized what it means to have a kid who is finally big enough to reach the basket of the cart…when I was checking out I kept thinking “who put all this stuff in the cart?”. Haha!

  • Amy - The indigo dream hammock is so pretty!

  • Heike Wilson - I love the raindrops print!

  • Angie lockhart - The triangle print all the way!

  • manda - I like the triangle.

  • Elke - How fabulous is the Grey/Aqua one!? Added bonus: it’s gender neutral 🙂

  • Leighanna - Black

  • Nicci - I don’t have kids of my own but once I was at Costco with my friend and my sister in law who both have kids. They loaded up all four little ones they had with them that day into my cart so I could babysit and entertain them while the moms could do their shopping. I got quite a few looks and funny questions as I meandered the isles with nothing in my cart but four little kiddos!

  • Natalie E - Triangles

  • Kate D - Never seen these before, what a great idea. And always been dreaming of getting better at photography, especially with my special moments quota about to increase with the birth of my first. Triangle design is my favourite. Good luck to all 🙂

  • Kathy - Indigo dreams….so pretty. Thank again

  • Angela M - I taught my kids’ Sunday School class when they were both 2. At the end of every class my friend and I would tell the kids individually, “Jesus loves _____, and Jesus loves ______, etc.” until we named each child. After 6 months or so of this habit in Sunday School, I was wheeling my so. Through Target one day, and he started pointing at the other shoppers as we passed, in that loud toddler voice he started saying, “Jesus loves her, and Jesus loves her. Jesus love that lady too, Mommy!” He put a smile on a lot of faces that day!!!

  • Kristie K - They’re all beautiful, but I’d have to pick the gray triangles!

  • Jenn - I love the full bloom one and also the triangle one

  • Alison R. - Oh, shopping with kids…the bane of my existence! I have a funny story from a few years back. I was heavily pregnant with my second daughter when my eldest girl was just getting into the terrible two stage. We were in the grocery store and she was having a particularly dramatic meltdown. An older lady looked me up and down and said, “And you’re having another one”! Funny now, but pretty sure I cried in my car that day!

  • Hanna - The triangle print for sure!!

  • Elaine - 30 years ago, we had to put the car seat (which were big and bulky) in the shopping cart! With little room for food, shopping became a jigsaw puzzle to see how much of your list you could fit in the cart! Or, you toted a second empty cart behind you, but then, coordination skills came into play!!! I was better at puzzles?

  • Lisa - I like the gray and aqua quatrefoil….and these are so clever!

  • Jodi L - The Full Bloom is so pretty! I would love to give it to a dear neighbor who is expecting her first baby!

  • Charline - Oh such a great idea !
    I love the triangle hammock ^^

  • Tricia Smith - My favorite print is full bloom

  • Cami - Triangle print!

  • Alyssa Nelson - The Indigo Dream and Full Bloom are the prints that caught my attention.

  • Deanna Martin - So cute.

  • Lisa - That is so cute! I would love to win one for my friend who just had a baby.

  • Jennifer - I like the Raindrops in Blue one- no baby shopping stories yet, as I am expecting my first in September 🙂

  • Marina - Indigo dream!!!

  • Elizabeth Russell - Indigo Dream is my favorite print, it’s beautiful!

  • Kaylan McCord - My favorite print is full bloom!

  • Marcia S. - I absolutely love the triangle hammock! And we are a hammock loving family, so hammock in a shopping cart? Double win!!!

  • Rebecca g - Such a cool product! I had never seen this before! I love the raindrops in blue !

  • Michelle Sherrod - I like the Indigo dream pattern! Such a neat idea! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Carola - The triangle print is so nice! Would be perfect for my little boy. Thank you for doing this giveaway, I have been thinking about getting a Binxy for a while!

  • Tina - I love the raindrops in blue pattern, what a cool idea!

  • Emily - How gorgeous is that full bloom print? Love it!

  • Vero M - Triangle is my fave!

  • Ashley - I would LOVE the indigo blue print for our baby boy coming in September! So darling and a genius idea 🙂

  • Becky Gitau - I’ve never seen this before. This would be perfect for my 4month old. Love the Indigo Dream pattern.

  • Letha Carlton - Morning, I’m turning my computer on , yep its been several weeks. Nice surprise I made the deadline!!!! It would be sweet to get tips & improve my skills. Wish me luck!!

  • Michelle Catallo - Love the Indigo Dream print ~ these look wonderful!

  • Carrie Vaughn - I love the triangles – so cute!

  • Alicia K Johnson - triangles is adorable! Love all these giveaways 😉

  • Laura C - I think my favourite print is the raindrops in blue. This would be a lovely gift indeed.

Today is day 4 of giveaways! Be sure to enter the Mpix, My Fair Ellie and Bought Beautifully giveaways from earlier this week.

Pink Lemonade offers vegan faux suede oil diffuser tassel necklaces and bracelets. Pink Lemonade inspires endless expression with accessories to complement any style.



The options are endless in styling your tassel pendant, and you can even diffuse your favorite essential oils to take a relaxing (or uplifting) scent along throughout your day. Just add a few drops of any oil, and prepare to make a fashionable and fragrant statement!

Find Pink Lemonade Handmade here: Shop | Instagram | Facebook, use the code SYCAMORE for 25% off your purchase


The SnapShop subscription site includes two core course: SnapShop DSLR and SnapShop Phone and new lessons added monthly. As a subscriber you have access to all the content any time you want for as long as you keep your membership. Registration includes access to all SnapShop content (used by over 3000 students since 2009), including: 

  • SnapShop DSLR Course (a $200 value)
  • SnapShop Phone Course (a $50 value)
  • Interviews & tips with leading photographers & bloggers
  • Course discussions
  • Additional lessons posted monthly by Ashley Ann and guests!

To see a listing of all the lessons and courses included and a FAQ page answering common questions visit the SnapShop website.

For more on SnapShops: Website | Instagram use the code UTS for $10 off your registration (or check back on 5/8/17 for the biggest discount of the year!)


The Details:

Prize: 1 year SnapShop membership +  1 Vegan Faux Suede Oil Diffuser Long Tassel Necklace

1 winner, chosen at random


To enter: leave a comment here telling me your favorite Pink Lemonade Handmade product

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  • Tammy S. - The short tassel necklace in the brown faux suede is my favorite!

  • Dani M. - The fringe earrings are super fun.

  • Kati R - My daughter would love the red elephant stone bracelet!

  • Laura - Cool! I like the idea of rubbing an essential oil onto the tassle.

  • Jessica - I like the gold tassel necklace!

  • Katie Terpstra - What a brilliant idea! Love the long tassel necklace!

  • Elise Gilmore - I like the teal tassel necklace.

  • Amy - The long tassel necklaces!

  • Jessica - I really like the stone necklaces. So pretty.

  • Leighanna - Love the cream stone necklace.

  • Kerri E - The short tassel necklaces!

  • Mary - That necklace is adorable!

  • Kat - I really love the Purple Elephant Turquoise Stone Stretch Layering Bracelet with Aqua Tassel! Its so cute and I love the collors!!

  • Mary - Great idea…and very pretty too! I love them all!! The long tassel necklace with the teal stone is one of my favorites!!

  • Mandy Jones - I LOVE the birdcage earrings. They remind me of a song lyric from my favorite band, The Avett Brothers.
    “There was a dream and one day I could see it
    Like a bird in a cage I broke in and demanded that somebody free it.” – I and Love and You, The Avett Brothers

  • Melissa - I like the minimalist cream stone necklace.

  • Alayna - I love the bracelet ! Neat idea!

  • Lisa - The minimalist stone necklace is beautiful!

  • Natalie - I like the oil diffusing tassel necklaces

  • Stephanie - Love the tassels! Thanks for the giveaway.

  • Justine - the cream stone necklace is timeless!

  • Kristen - The stone necklaces!

  • Amanda - The tassel necklaces are gorgeous!

  • Heather Moran - I love the vegan faux suade long tassel necklace in gray!

  • Jill Hershman - I love the elephant layering bracelet!

  • Jenn - love the tassel necklace in mustard color

  • Elizabeth - The beaded glass bracelet is perfect for my YL oils!

  • Renata - Great giveaway! I really like the Brown Mirrored Glass Bead Stretch Layering Bracelet with Feather Charm.

  • Callie - I love that long tassel necklace!

  • kate b - The grey suede tassel is lovely!

  • Myka - ? the stacking and layering possibilities with all of their jewelry.

  • Kerith Hiatt - The tassel necklaces are so cute! and I think my toddler would get a kick out of them tickling his face.

  • ellen patton - I love the necklaces!

  • Lisa K - I think my favorite is the Red Pearl Bead Stretch Layering Bracelet with Aqua Tassel 🙂

  • Teresa Hodges - I love the Vegan Faux Suede Oil Diffuser Long Tassel Necklaces!

  • Alissa - Tassel necklace with tourqouise

  • Christin - Gold Glitter Long Tassel Necklace!

  • Carly - I love the tassel earrings!

  • Melissa S. - The long tassle necklace … but which color?!

  • Kayleen - The TAN Vegan Faux Suede Tassel Earrings!!

  • Ranee - The minimalist cream stone necklace is my favorite!

  • Jane Bills - I love the long tassel necklaces and the bracelets!

  • Jessica Franklin - Love all the tassel necklaces- especially that mustard yellow!

  • Stephanie jones - That light brown long tassel necklace is GORGEOUS!

  • TLL - The teal tassel necklace!

  • Katie - The medium tassel necklaces!

  • Kara Rogers - The minimalist cream stone necklace – it could go with anything!

  • Amy Huff - The purple stone elephant necklace is adorable.

  • Bonnie - I like the minimalist cream stone necklace

  • sam - I love the gray bracelet with the blush tassel.

  • Sarah M - I love that blue tassel necklace!

  • Michelle H. - I like the purple bead bracelet with the turquoise tassel.

  • katie - I like the kelly green!

  • Karla H - All of it! It’s all beautiful.

  • Melissa - I like the short tassel necklaces – the brown is catching my eye….

  • Madison Curley - a perfect way to get your oils in all day?

  • Gale - Tassel necklace

  • Shelby P - I love the elephant tassel necklaces!! Too cute!

  • Sharla - I like the blush necklace with cross pendant! Hope your trip is going well 🙂

  • Beth Ann - I really like the Long Tassel Necklaces as well as the Vegan Faux Suede Tassel Earrings.

  • Krista Erçin-Maurer - Those fringe earrings! So fun!

  • Sara Torbett - These tassel diffusers are awesome! I’ve never even heard of them before now. I am a huge essential oil fan and would love to wear one of these!
    (and of course, I’m pulling for winning your photography classes!)

  • Sarah Marie Gibbs - I love the long tassel in either navy or teal.

  • sarah - Love the purple tassel necklace!

  • Libby - LOVE the tassles! I’ve been in search of a great tassel necklace and I feel like you’ve led me straight to what I need. And the prices are unbeatable! I love The Graham. That purple is too pretty.

  • Crystal Moser - I like the pretty headbands.

  • Emily - The elephant layering bracelet is so fun!

  • Hannah - The Gold and the Navy Vegan Faux Suede Oil Diffuser Long Tassel Necklaces are my favorites!

  • Julie R - I like the long tassel necklace in a pink color.

  • Kaitlyn - love the gold tassel necklace!

  • Cherie K - The cream stone necklace is lovely.

  • Katie - I love all of the necklaces, also the sweet bracelets with elephants on them.

  • Angela M - The green tassel as my boho girl’s name all over it!

  • Diana - I like the minimalist cream stone necklace!

  • Heidi - LOVE all the tassles. So. much.

  • Heather - Check out those awesome tassel necklaces! And double duty is even better.

  • Emilee - Oh the elephant bracelets are so pretty!

  • Beth - I love their long tassel necklace in mustard!

  • Amelia wright - I really like the Minimalist Cream Stone Necklace with Antique Ball Chain!

  • Jessica - Love the necklaces, all if them!

  • Lauren - Um, just about all the stuff that has tassels! Haha!

  • Nikki M - The stone necklace is my fav!

  • Erin - The turquoise tassel necklace is beautiful.

  • Arlene - I like all the colors of the long tassel necklaces!

  • Arlene - I like the rainbow of colors of the long tassel necklaces!

  • Jenny H - I love the stone necklaces!

  • veronica hoenecke - The long tassel necklace in hot pink might be the one accessory to wear all summer long!

  • Debbie - Love the Red Elephant and aqua bracelet. So cute, and great colors!

  • Daenel T. - I think the tassel earrings in mustard are just too cute. But, oh my, it’s really hard to decide.

  • Paige - Oh this is so hard to choose! I do love the mirrored bracelets but also the tassel necklaces 🙂

  • Michelle D - Love the stone necklaces.

  • Michelle Lafayette - I love the gold tassel necklace!

  • Maria - Brown glass bead bracelet with a feather charm 🙂

    And I actually ended up going googling, what are oil diffusers for? 🙂 Learn something every day.

  • Michelle - The faux suede tassele neclace’s are very cute!

  • karen - minimalist cream stone necklace is my favorite

  • Aubrey - The bracelet

  • Romina MacGibbon - I love the faux suede earrings! 🙂

  • Kelly Meyer - The minimalist cream stone necklace is absolutely beautiful!

  • Jess - I love the gray mirrored bracelet!

  • patty - I love the stone necklaces!

  • Colleen - Love anything teal with tassels!

  • Leila - The long green tassel necklace!!!

  • Kristen Martin - It’s a toss-up between the birdcage earrings and the turquoise necklace with the brown tassel! So pretty!

  • Wanda Banks - I love the long tassel necklace.

  • Kathy - Thanks so much! I like he purple tassel necklace.

  • Natalie E. - The long tassel necklace.

  • Susan R. - Red Elephant Turquoise stone layering bracelet. Love it!

  • Jancy Dorman - Loving all of the long tassel necklaces! Silver one is calling my name.

  • Cami - Any of the tassel ones that I can put oils on!

  • Courtney Kelley - The light grey tassel oil diffuser!

  • Steffany - I love ALL of their bracelets and would wear 2-3 at a time. How wonderful to smell lavender or eucalyptus all day. I hope your trip is going smoothly, Ashley. Happy Trails!

  • Susan Ritter - Tassel Necklace 🙂

  • Emma - My sister would love one of the diffusers.

  • Lucy - I love all those vegan leather products!

  • Michelle - I think I would wear that navy tassel diffuser every day 🙂

  • Southern Gal - I love the Minimalist Cream Stone Necklace.

    (Love going with you to China through instagram!)

  • Rhiannon - I’m liking the tassel earrings myself!

  • Laura M - Love that mustard tassel and chain! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Sarah - The tassel earrings are super cute and super hard to pick a color.

  • Annemieke Hytinen - The Vegan Faux Suede Tassel Earrings are lovely!

  • alissa - My favorite is the ‘brown mirrored glass bed bracelet with blush tassel’ 🙂

  • Maureen - I love love love those tassel necklaces. Also as a teacher in the month of May I can use all the relaxation ideas I can get my hands on!

  • Suzanne M - I like the small brown tassel necklace

  • Nichole - The purple elephants bracelet is super cute!

  • Laura Wilder - Lovin’ the Vegan Faux Suede Tassel Earrings in lavender. Sweet little shop btw.

  • Vickie - I love the turquoise stone bracelet with the red elephant! So pretty. I would also really love to win the Snapshot class! Hope your trip is going great. Vickie

  • Vickie - Love the bracelet with the red elephant. I would really love to win the SnapShot course! Have fun. Vickie

  • April R. - I love the necklaces and bracelets!!! 🙂

  • Alyssa Nelson - The elephant items and the feather items are my favorites.

  • Bekah Decker - Oh I love the minimalist cream stone necklace!

  • Jenny - I love the long tassel necklace!

  • Jamie Lewis - I love the birdcage earrings and stone necklaces.

  • Sarah - I really like the long tassel necklace!

  • Suz12 - What an interesting idea. I love the tassle and adding the oils is genius!

  • Kathy E. - The Graham – Benefitting SMA Research – Vegan Faux Suede Oil Diffuser Long Tassel Necklace is my favorite! duchick at gmail dot com

  • Ruth W - My favorite is the long tassel necklace in plum, since purple is my favorite color!

  • Karla - The Brown Mirrored Glass Bead Stretch Layering Bracelet with Feather Charm is definitely my favorite.

  • Mary - The brown mirrored glass blue tassel bracelet is a beauty! Thanks

  • Toni - I love the elephant bracelet.

  • Lauren O - I like the gold tassel necklace so much!

  • Heike Wilson - I love all the tassel necklaces!

  • Angie lockhart - For sure the tassel necklace! I love the idea of adding essential oils for all day scent! Genius!

  • Heather - I like the gold long vegan tassel necklace 🙂

  • Johanna Jork - Wow! Their products are all really really beautiful! But I guess if I’d have to choose it would be The Graham Vegan Faux Suede Oil Diffuser Long Tassel Necklace 😀 And such an awesome idea with the essential oils!

  • Nancy - I love the yellow tassle!

  • Hanna - I love the cream stone necklace!

  • Alison R - All the tassel necklaces! I want one in every color!

  • Jodi L - I love the long tassel necklaces and also the Blush Pearl Bead Stretch Layering Bracelet is GORGEOUS! Just Sayin” 🙂

  • Donzel - I think this is right up my mom’s alley! She likes those diffuser necklaces – they’re not for me right now since my baby would try to use it as a teething toy.

  • Charline - The Pink Lemonade shop is gorgeous, thanks for this awesome giveaway ^^
    I really love the yellow vegan Faux Suede Tassel Earrings !

    And hello from France to China 😉


  • Tricia Smith - I like the cream stone necklace

  • Kaki - All so beautiful! I love the blue glass bracelet with the elephant!

  • Deanna Martin - Would love this!

  • Jennifer - I like the tassel earrings for a pop of color and flair 🙂

  • Marina - I love the Graham!

  • Elizabeth Russell - My favorite is definitely the turquoise medium tassel necklace!

  • Kaylan McCord - The necklace with the short tassel!

  • Sophie - Oh, I just love the Purple Elephant Turquoise Stone Necklace with Yellow Tassel. It’s so beautiful.

  • Kelly M. - The tassel necklaces are my favorite!

  • Marcia S - I love the vegan faux suede long tassel oil diffuser necklace in light brown. It is such a beautiful, versatile piece!

  • Michelle Sherrod - I like the blue pearl and turquoise bracelets! Such pretty color! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Carola - I love the purple elephant with the tassel. My grandfather used to collect elephants so whenever I can incorporate them into my outfit I feel really connected to him. But they have to look cute and this one does!

  • Tina - I LOVE the blue bead bracelet with the elephant charm!! So cute!

  • Emily - Tassel necklaces make any outfit more fun!

  • Elizabeth Nelson - I love the gold tassel in their most recent Instagram post. It would most definitely become a staple in my wardrobe!

  • Carrie Vaughn - I love the elephant tassel necklaces!! Especially the ones with yellow elephants or tassels.

  • Ivana - The Silver Vegan Faux Suede Oil Diffuser Necklace is my favorite.

  • TENN - The elephant bracelet are great!

  • Alicia K Johnson - The gold tassel necklace is beautiful!

  • Laura C - I really love the oil diffuser necklaces, favourite would be a long one in gold. Or yellow? Or lavender? I can’t decide, they are too lovely!