Sunday, October 28, 2013

A Heartfelt Donation: Avon

I’ll be honest. I grew up with Avon. Some of my earliest memories of my mom were of her thumbing through her latest Avon catalog (dropped off by our local sweet little old Avon lady), wearing Avon’s signature Odyssey perfume.  But I hadn’t thought of Avon in years…that is, until a few weeks ago, when we were contacted by Avon representative Allison Haug. Allison let us know that her niece (due any day now!) was diagnosed with HLHS this past summer. Because Sisters by Heart provided so much support to Allison’s sister in the wake of her diagnosis, Allison wanted to give back and told us she wanted to hold an Avon event, with 50% of the proceeds to go to Sisters by Heart! We were so honored and grateful for Allison’s generosity.

I was excited to check out Allison’s website, with images of my mom’s Avon in my mind. Boy was I in for a surprise when I checked out the site! Although they still had all of the classic products, they have so much more now!!! Avon has such a GREAT product selection, with everything from jewelry, to makeup, to skincare, to kids’ items and a whole lot of stuff in between, not to mention all kinds of special deals going on. So, for those of you who haven’t checked out Avon in awhile, we wanted to give you a couple of product recommendations and suggest you head on over to Allison’s site!

Avon Reversalist Renewal Cream

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Amy’s pick. WOW wow wow is all I have to say. I have pretty oily skin, so finding a nighttime cream that moisturizes without breaking me out is a tall order (yes, at 36 I manage to have both acne and wrinkles all at the same time which somehow doesn’t seem fair!). But this cream absolutely does! It manages to moisturize really well, yet do so lightly. I discovered this cream thanks to Allison’s  event, and I’m so grateful – it will be my go to night cream from now on!

Nathaniel the Story Time Bear 


A pick for our heart babies. How cute is this little bear?!? And he recites “Twas the Night Before Christmas”? Seriously, what better Christmas present for our sweet little heart babies?

NATURALS KIDS Bath Time Body Paint

Stacey’s pick. Stacey’s girls, Emmy and Zoe, LOVE these fun bath soaps. They’re roll on in fun colors, so kiddos just think they’re having fun, while parents know they’re actually getting clean in the process! And the scents are so yummy!!! And did we mention they’re only 99cents?!? And they have fun Holiday scents as well?

These are just a few of the great deals going on at Avon right now. There’s never been a better time to pamper yourself, your kids, or someone you love than now – purchase some awesome Avon products and make a donation to Sisters by Heart while you’re at it! Just use this link and make sure that  BABYBENDER shows up as the coupon code!

Thank you again Allison for your generous support of Sisters by Heart!