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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Holiday Makeup Strobing Video Tutorial - 6 Steps to Easily Achieving Elegance


Learn how to easily and quickly master the makeup art of "strobing" -- a cosmetic technique that will give your face the perfect glow-- with just six steps as demonstrated in this tutorial.

Everything you'll need is available from Wet n Wild, including three types of makeup application brushes plus five products to achieve the same look as you see here with just a little bit of practice.

Perhaps you'll want to try out the above technique when dressing up for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Eve and other winter holiday parties this season. Or, maybe you'd be game to transform yourself into someone mysterious and beautiful this Halloween with this mesmerizing mermaid makeup tutorial complete with teal green "fish scales" created with Wet n Wild cosmetics.

Wet n Wild, based in Los Angeles, offers only cruelty free beauty products. Available at major retail and drug stores as well as online at

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Kids Art Contest College Scholarships Wyland Foundation National K-12 Artist Challenge

Art Contest

Past winner, Wyland Foundation
Wyland Foundation's National Art Challenge focused on promoting environmental awareness is open for entries from October 1 - December 1, 2016. Kindergarten through 12th Grade Classrooms are encouraged to submit as a group to the Classroom Mural entry category in three age groups K-4, 5-8, and 9-12. In addition, individual students are invited to submit their work in two other categories Individual Art and Individual Photography. 

Past winner, Wyland Foundation

Classroom Mural Contest

  • $1,000 for classroom art supplies - 1 winner in each grade category (K-4, 5-8, 9-12)
Individual Art Contest 
  • $1,500 Scholarship to a high school junior or senior, applied toward a four-year school or university
  • $50 gift certificate for art supplies, one prize for each grade K-12
Individual Photo Contest 
  • $1,500 Scholarship  to a high school junior or senior, applied toward a four-year school or university
  • New camera ARV $500, one winner from among all photography entries
Past winner, Wyland Foundation
Deadline: December 1, 2016

The art challenge encourages classrooms and students from K-12 to participate by creating murals, artwork, and photographs that highlight environmental awareness. The Wyland Foundation takes great pride in our efforts to promote awareness of clean water and healthy oceans. Our ongoing conservation theme provides you a wide palette to explore the things we can all do for a healthy planet, including our water and ocean.

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Master Twitter Party Calendar Oct 23 - Oct 29 Parties w/ Prizes Constant Updates

Twitter Parties

Constant Updates, Keep Checking Back + Sneak Peek at Future Weeks

Master Twitter Party Calendar - Including USA & Canada

Twitter Party Calendar with Prizes


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Get all the details in this free constantly updated Master Twitter Chat Party Calendar listing tons of family friendly parties including specifics on prizes you can win and links to RSVP and participate. Includes Twitter Parties in the U.S. and Canada. A brand new weekly Twitter Party Schedule is published every Sunday at 9 am ET.

Be sure to check back often during each week as new events are added on an ongoing basis -- often with new prize-winning opportunities added several times per day. You'll also get a sneak peek at Twitter parties coming up next week and in the month ahead. Now listing Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+, and Blab parties with prizes too.

Be the first to know when the latest MommyBlogExpert Twitter Party schedule goes live by subscribing to this blog and following MBE on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Google. The majority of parties listed are for U.S. only, unless indicated otherwise. Look for new parties for Canada residents highlighted in pink.


Monday, October 24

CBR BirthPlans Twitter Party at 2 pm ET with @cordblood @resourcefulmom and others. Prizes: TEN (10) winners get Mommy MD Guide to Pregnancy and Birth, THREE (3) $25 American Express giftcards, ONE (1) Grand Prize $250 AmEx GC. #CBRBirthPlans RSVP

SunButter4Life Food Allergy Bloggers Conference at 8 pm ET with @celiacbeast @fablogcon and others. Prizes: SunButter FABlogCon swag. #FABlogCon RSVP

Skin Care 101 Twitter Party at 8 pm ET with @handandstoneca. Prizes: TBA - Canada residents ONLY eligible for prizes. #SkinCare101 No RSVP, Details

Tuesday, October 25

Snack Smarter Twitter Party at 1 pm ET with @surfsweets @naturallysavvy and others. Prizes: SIX (6) Halloween treat prize packs ARV $55 - see Details link for complete prize descriptions. #SnackSmarter No RSVP, Details

Dunkin Donuts Twitter Party at 3 pm ET with @influenster and others. Prizes, Hashtag TBA. RSVP/Details 

Silly Brushing Twitter Party at 7 pm ET with @crunchybchmama and others. Prizes: TEN (10) Silly Brushing prize pack winners. #SillyBrushing Details

Go With Grapes Twitter Party at 9 pm ET with @grapesfromca. Prizes: FIVE (5) $25 giftcards, ONE (1) $200 Grand Prize + cookbook. #GoWithGrapes RSVP

Find Your Ahh Twitter Party at 9 pm ET with @bookieboo @mamavation and others. Prizes: SIX (6) Sunbeam heating pads. #FindYourAhh RSVP

Wednesday, October 26

Holiday Bliss Twitter Party at 11 am ET with @fruit_bliss. Prizes: Sampler packs of Fruit Bliss. #HolidayBliss RSVP

Nourish to Flourish Twitter Party at 4 pm ET with @veggiesmadeeasy @laurasfuentes. Prizes: TWO (2) $50, ONE (1) $150 + swag. #NourishtoFlourish Details

Love with Food Twitter Party at 8 pm ET with @lovewithfood. Prizes: SIX (6) winners get an October food box, ONE (1) winner gets all 3 October food boxes. #LoveWithFood RSVP

Shimmer and Shine TRU Twitter Party at 8 pm ET with @audreymcclellan @verasweeney. Prizes: TBA. #ShimmerandShineTRUParty No RSVP, Details

Macy's Birthday Saving Twitter Party at 9 pm ET with @freebies4mom @savings and others. Prizes: FOUR (4) $25 Macy's gift cards, FOUR (4) $50 Macy's GCs, TWO (2) $100 Macy's GCs, ONE (1) Grand Prize $250 Macy's GC - BOTH US & Canada residents eligible for prizes. #MacysBDAYSavings RSVP

Thursday, October 27

Swedish Fish Theory Twitter Party at 1 pm ET with @swedishfish @crowdtappers. Prizes: $750 in gift card prizes. #SwedishFishTheory RSVP

Bjorn in the Woods Twitter Party at 1 pm ET with @twiniversity. Prizes: TBA. #BjornintheWoods RSVP

Maybelline SuperStay 24 Twitter Party at 3 pm ET with @influenster. Prizes: TBA. #SuperStay24 RSVP

Inspired by Happiness Halloween Twitter Party at 8 pm ET with @ibhappiness @mombloggersclub. Prizes: SEVEN (7) $25 VISA giftcards, ONE (1) $50 VISA GC + Happiness branded products. #IBHappyGF RSVP

Friday, October 28

Recommit to Fitness Twitter Party at 3 pm ET with the VZWBuzz team. Prizes: TBA. #VZWBuzz RSVP


Tuesday, November 1

First Five LA Chat Twitter Party at 2:30 pm ET with @first5la @first5laparents and others. Prizes: $25 + $50 Lakeshore Learning giftcards, Kids in the House premium membership ARV $49.99, PBS So California gift basket ARV $75, Lil' Libros book bundle. #First5Chat RSVP

Food Allergy Bloggers Conference Pre-show Twitter Party at 8 pm ET with @celiacbeast @fablogcon. Prizes: FABlogCon swag. #FABlogCon RSVP

Friday,  November 4

Snack Smarter Twitter Party at 1 pm ET with @nordicnaturals @naturallysavvy and others. Prizes: TBA. Follow hashtag #SnackSmarter, more details soon

Managing Stress Twitter Party at 3 pm ET with the VZWBuzz team. Prizes: TBA. #VZWBuzz RSVP


Tuesday, November 8

She Savvy Thanksgiving Twitter Party at 9 pm ET with @mombloggersclub @paigewhite and others. Prizes: $300 in VISA giftcards - BOTH US & Canada residents eligible for prizes. #SheSavvy RSVP

Friday, November 11

Managing Your Data Twitter Party at 3 pm ET with the VZWBuzz team. Prizes: TBA. #VZWBuzz RSVP

Friday, November 18

Getting Ready for Thanksgiving Twitter Party at 3 pm ET with the VZWBuzz team. Prizes: TBA. #VZWBuzz RSVP

Friday, November 25

Finding Gifts for the Holidays Twitter Party at 3 pm ET with the VZWBuzz team. Prizes: TBA. #VZWBuzz RSVP

Friday, December 2

Financial Fitness Twitter Party at 3 pm ET with the VZWBuzz team. Prizes: TBA. #VZWBuzz RSVP

About this Weekly Twitter Party List
Compiled by, Master Twitter Party Calendar is the most comprehensive, constantly updated resource of its kind online. However keep in mind that each party is run by a different brand and/or hosts and MommyBlogExpert, unless specified otherwise, is not responsible for any dealings readers have with these events including, but not limited to, prizing of any party on the calendar.

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Add an event to the Mommy Blog Expert Master Twitter Party Calendar FREE by emailing with "Twitter Party" in subject line including all details and links in the body of your message.

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FTC Disclosure: MommyBlogExpert does attend some Twitter Parties as a guest and works as a consultant, host, co-host and/or panelist for others. 
I am not receiving payment or compensation associated with any party on this calendar. See complete FTC disclosure information that appears at the bottom of MommyBlogExpert's main page and at the bottom of every individual post including this one.