Showing posts with label Daisy Fuentes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Daisy Fuentes. Show all posts

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Ascending Butterfly Book Club - Unforgettable You by Daisy Fuentes Giveaway!

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This giveaway is now CLOSED. Thanks so much to our wonderful sponsor Daisy Fuentes! We look forward to working with you again! The winner is Erma H. Remember: There are great giveaways active on the upper right hand side of the page! (Our next book review will be posted soon!)
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Ascending Butterfly Montly Book Club pick:

Our book club returns with a special title, 'Unforgettable You' by Daisy Fuentes! (Especially happy to be featuring Daisy during Hispanic Heritage month!)

Right under the title on the cover it reads:

'Master the Elements of Style, Spirituality, and True Beauty' - 'Become a Classic Girl in a Modern World.'

Not an easy task, but in a read that is part 'sneak peak' into Daisy's Diary, personal scrapbooks and photos, and very in depth questions and queries of herself and other celebrity friends along the way, she manages to offer what I'd call 'Life Sense' advice that tackles the cover challenge in 335 pages!

So how do you become a Classic Girl in a Modern World? What do you think makes a Woman Unforgettable?

She answers all the questions asked herself, and then poses them for you to answer as well. The chapter excercises are actually fun and exceptionally thought provoking. This was truly a fun and very surprising read!

Because this synopsis is absolutely dead on, I wanted to share it:

Revealing tips that she has learned from her life in and out of the spotlight and from other celebrities and experts, Daisy shows you how to perceive yourself honestly and accurately. Only then can you feel and look absolutely irresistible, with a head-turning walk and a million-dollar smile. Unforgettable You helps you to become the very best version of yourself. Daisy breaks her approach down to easy-to-follow areas on which to focus your improvements: inner reflection, etiquette, relationships, sex, spirituality, and beauty.

By the end of this book, you'll know Daisy better, but most importantly, you'll know yourself better and you will be armed with all the tools you need to be unforgettable—from the inside out.

Daisy is not afraid to tell it like it is in this book and one of my favorite quotes is "I believe you can be a "take no shit", strong, powerful, successful, Liberated Woman and still be a Lady". I whole heartedly agree!

The book is also peppered with her favorite quotes and a list of some of her favorite charity choices, and I discovered her #1 choice is one we both share, Saint Jude Children's Hospital! (#2 and #3 are ASPCA and Smile Train, respectively) - Daisy has also been the celebrity chairman for the annual St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala in Miami since it's Miami debut!

These are the things about celebs that interest me, not who they are dating, or where they shop, but the positive ways they wield their celebrity to do good. Not because of the PR it garners, but because the cause actually has a personal meaning to them. Somehow Ascending Butterfly has carved a niche for itself featuring brands and now stars with a conscience. Those that balance the bottom line with giving back in impactful ways, and I couldn't be happier to do so! I have often been asked if I have something against profit, trust me, I don't, I just think it's important to give back whenever we can.

I loved this book! I have already recommended it to quite a few people. I encourage you to 'experience' this book, don't just read it. There is nothing superficial about it. The excercises/challenges are thought provoking, if you are not afraid to challenge yourself, to question yourself, and reveal to yourself WHO you are, then this book is for you. But if you get this book, and don't actually participate in the challenges the only person you are doing a dis-service to is yourself. I learned quite a bit about myself via the excercises in this book. I am sure I will constantly learn more about myself, and journaling is a great way to do that, But the Proust Questionnaire which is included in this book was one of the most interesting self exploration excercises I've experienced since my favorite writing class in College! I missed that kind of challenge, both on a personal level and as a writer! Gracias Daisy!

Here's Daisy discussing the Book:

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - WIN IT! - Ascending Butterfly and Daisy Fuentes would like to provide 1 Ascending Butterfly Follower a copy of  'Unforgettable You' (Don't you just ♥ Daisy Fuentes? - I know I do! This book certainly helped me to see her in a whole new light!)

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - How to Win: (1) You must be a PUBLIC follower of Ascending Butterfly to be eligible for this and all giveaways. Indicate in your entry that you follow (if your 'comment name/user id' differs from your profile id, please let me know what name you follow under) and (2) In honor of the book and it's title, share with us 'What makes a Woman Unforgettable?' (3) You MUST also leave your email address somewhere in your comment. (You can format it this way for security, example: ascendingbutterfly AT mail host DOT com). (If your email is clearly visible in your profile, you can just say so, that's OK!) Please follow the easy 1, 2, 3 steps to winning. This giveaway is open to USA residents who are 18 years of age or older, no PO Boxes.

Please follow directions or you will be disqualified! All comments are moderated, they may not appear on the site right away (comments like "I want this" or "I want to win" will not be entered). You have from Tuesday, September 21, 2010 until Friday, October 01, 2010 at 03:00 PM (EST) to comment and be entered for a chance to win. You will have 48 hours to confirm if we do not hear from you we will be forced to move on to an alternate. (We only notify winners DIRECTLY via email, so if your profile or your comment does not have an email your entry will not be processed)


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Blog about this giveaway, linking to this giveaway post. Leave the URL in a comment (5 entries, leave 5 comments)

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Grab our Button and put it on your Blog. Leave the URL where we can see it in a comment (if you already have our button, just let us know, you will still get extra credit!) (3 entries, leave three comments, remember this will be verified)

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Follow me @Tracy_Iglesias on Twitter (this is ascendingbutterfly’s editor) and give me your twitter ID in a comment

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Tweet this:

Ok to RT: Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - #AscendingButterfly + @DaisyFuentes Unforgettable You #Giveaway! #win here -

(Leave a comment with the tweet’s url so you can get a valid entry (click on the time your tweet was sent to get the direct URL and then copy and paste it here). You can Tweet TWICE per DAY. If you Tweet more than that, that entry will be disqualified.)

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ – Follow/‘Like’ (and don't forget to write on their wall that Ascending Butterfly sent you!) Daisy Fuentes Official on Facebook HERE (3 entries, leave 3 comments) Post the URL of your comment. (You can see the instructions for twitter above on how to get the URL of your facebook comment, they work the same way on Facebook)

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Digg about this giveaway and leave your digg username in your comment

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Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Vote for Ascending Butterfly on: Fuel My Blog

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Follow Ascending Butterfly on Facebook HERE

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Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Subscribe to receive Ascending Butterfly emails using our Feedburner widget on the upper right hand side of the page below the follower thumbnail pictures! (If you are already a subscriber you will still receive extra credit!)

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Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Ascending Butterfly is a nominee for the Bloggers Choice ’10 Awards in the ‘Best Blog About Stuff’ Category - You can press the button below to go straight to the page where Ascending Butterfly has been nominated!

My site was nominated for Best Blog About Stuff!

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Press the button below and join, you get an extra entry for this giveaway and a shot at more great prizes, lets win together! (one time extra credit, will be verified before entry can be accepted.)

Can't wait to see if you won? Buy it NOW:

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FTC Disclosure Info for this Giveaway: This is not a paid insertion. This is a non-compensated post and all opinions regarding the products are expressly my own experiences. I was provided with a book to facilitate my review and for the giveaway. The sponsor is fulfilling directly to prize winner(s), this in no way influenced my opinion of the product. Once a winner is selected and their information has been forwarded to the sponsor, the responsibility of prize fulfillment rests with the sponsor.