ES6tLMQ0PXfdqC9-18bZz9xUQ9E The Life Of A Coast Guard Wife: DownEast Basics Review & Giveaway

Saturday, August 14, 2010

DownEast Basics Review & Giveaway

I had the greatest opportunity to review for DownEast Basics! I really didn't know what to expect from their clothes.

I picked the Beach Babe Dress to review. First of all, it arrived really fast! I was very pleased with the fast shipping! That comes in handy when you need something quickly for an event you may be going to!

Once I opened the package and pulled out the dress, I fell in love! I spend a lot of time out on the lake and at the beach. Sometimes it's a pain to have to put shorts and a shirt on after being in the water! With the Beach Babe Dress, that solves my problem! I can just slip it on super easy, and be on m way!

The dress is really soft! As my mom would say, 'it's like butta!' :) I'm obviously a girl, so I need, want, and have to have soft things! Haha! Another great thing, is that it fit so nice! It's loose, but also very flattering. Very comfortable to wear. It has double spaghetti halter straps which makes it super easy to get on and off, and also gives it a little more flare! It has crochet details at the top on the chest which is absolutely beautiful!

It's made of 52% cotton and 48% modal. I had to look up modal because I had never heard of it before. But I learned that modal is a variety of rayon. It's 50% more water absorbant than cotton and wont fade or shrink! Man, you can learn so much from trying new things!

Next weekend I am going to Sea World, and you can bet I will be wearing this dress!

DownEast Basics has a lot of other items besides my dress. They sell Tees & Camis, Skirts, Swim wear, and so much more! After getting this dress and seeing the quality of DownEast Basics, I will be looking around their catalog and ordering more! I'm a very happy customer! You should head over and start ordering so you can join me in my happiness! :)

                                                                            WIN IT                                                                          
One (1) lucky reader will win an item of choice from DownEast Basics new arrivals!

                                                                MANDATORY ENTRY                                                          
Visit DownEast Basics and tell me which item from their new arrivals that you'd pick if you won! Please be sure to leave your email address in the first entry. I don't want to have to search for it! *You MUST do the mandatory entry! All bonus entries will be deleted if it's not done first!*

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Leave separate comments for each entry


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Follow me on Twitter
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Enter another one of my giveaways. 1 entry for each.

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Daily Entries-
Tweet about this giveaway. 3 tweets per day. Please do not tweet all together!

RT #Win an item of choice from @USCGWifey and @DownEastBasics #Giveaway ends 9/4 http://bit.ly/bppodg

                                                                             RULES                                                                         
Giveaway ends September 4, 2010 @ 12 (midnight) CST
Winner(s) will be chosen via Random.Org., and contacted via email
Winner(s) have 48 hours to respond to the email or another winner(s) will be chosen
Open to US Only
After this review/giveaway, the winner will not be eligible to win another DownEast giveaway on my blog for at least 90 days.


Don't forget to thank a member of our MILITARY!

359 comments:

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Kelsey Kim said...

I like the candy stripe dress or the pin dot skirt.
Kelsey
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Robyn said...

I like the petite ruffle cardigan!

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Robyn said...

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I subscribe via email entry #2

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Linda Kish said...

I like the Cupid cardigan

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LLL with Leslie said...

I love the pinwheel skirt.

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shala_darkstone said...

Hi, if I won I'd choose the Very Vogue Top.

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shala_darkstone said...

Here's my tweet - http://twitter.com/shala_darkstone/status/21189960945

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I follow DownEast Basics on Twitter (@shala_darkstone).

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LLL with Leslie said...

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The Gosfam said...

I would love the Summer Savvy Dress. Too cute!!

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The Gosfam said...

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Tj and Amy said...

I like the Sweet Nothings Dress. amypugmire@live.com

Tj and Amy said...

I follow u on twitter. 1amypugmire. amypugmire@live.com

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Tj and Amy said...

I like u on fb. amy bolda pugmire. amypugmire@live.com

Tj and Amy said...

tweeted. amypugmire@live.com
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fb fan of downeast told them u sent me. amy bolda pugmire. amypugmire@live.com

lilpinksocks said...

I like the Cupid Cardigan
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lilpinksocks said...

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belgd said...

Closer look cardigan.

thanks

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belgd said...

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Subscribed to your blog.

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T @ The Happy Clipper said...

I like the Cupid Cardigan
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T @ The Happy Clipper said...

follow you on twitter
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follow DownEast Basics on twitter
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like DownEast Basics on facebook and left a comment!
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T @ The Happy Clipper said...

tweet #1 on 8/15
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CathyB said...

i would want the Fly High Top in wild orchid. dancejamboree at gmail dot com

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i follow you on twitter. dancejamboree at gmail dot com

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i follow down east basics on twitter. dancejamboree at gmail dot com

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lilpinksocks said...

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Donna said...

I love the Euphoria Top

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Donna said...

I follow you on Twitter as 2Cats2See

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Donna said...

I follow DownEast Basics on Twitter as
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Donna said...

I'm a facebook fan.

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Donna said...

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Donna said...

entered your Wal-Mart giveaway

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Donna said...

I subscribe through e-mail -2

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Donna said...

I tweeted the following: RT #Win an item of choice from @USCGWifey and @DownEastBasics #Giveaway ends 9/4 http://bit.ly/bppodg

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Lynda Del. said...

I really like the Candy Stripe Dress.

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I entered this giveaway: 4TheBeach.com

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Stephanie said...

The Comeback Dress is so cute! Or Summer Savvy!

Stephanie said...

I follow you on twitter (Stephanie Dc)

Stephanie said...

I also follow Down East on Twitter (dcme20009)

Stephanie said...

I also like you on FB (Stephanie Dc)

Kathy said...

I'd choose the Fancy Tee

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Kathy said...

I'm an email subscriber (#1)

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Kathy said...

I'm an email subscriber (#2)

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T @ The Happy Clipper said...

tweeted 8/16
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ohhhfire said...

i choose choose the very vogue top in chateau grey
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i am a twitter follower of yours
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ohhhfire said...

i am a twitter follower of downeast basics
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ohhhfire said...

i am a facebook fan of yours
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ohhhfire said...

i am a facebook fan of downeast basics and i let them know you sent me
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ohhhfire said...

i entered you 25$ wal-mart gift card giveaway
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Julie said...

I love the barefoot beauty tank:)

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Julie said...

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lilpinksocks said...

DT http://twitter.com/lilpinksocks/statuses/21466887603
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CathyH said...

I love the sweet nothings dress!
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bloomerbear said...

I like the Weekend Bag

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thanks a bunch

Lynda Del. said...

I “LIKE” you on Facebook! ID: Lynda Castillo

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T @ The Happy Clipper said...

tweeted 8/18
http://twitter.com/huffychic/status/21543968242
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lilpinksocks said...

DT http://twitter.com/lilpinksocks/statuses/21559553589
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Sarah said...

I like the Soft & Pretty Top.

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Sarah said...

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Sarah said...

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Sarah said...

I 'like' you on Facebook. (Sarah Schmunk)

Sarah said...

I entered the Walmart GC giveaway.

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lilpinksocks said...

DT http://twitter.com/lilpinksocks/statuses/21723610097
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NGS said...

I like the Pop of Paisley dress!
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Louis said...

I really like the Sweet Nothings Dress

Louis said...

following you on twitter at rosidentevil

Louis said...

following DownEastBasics on twitter at rosidentevil

Louis said...

I like The Life Of A Coast Guard Wife on FaceBook (Louis Here) :)

Louis said...

I like DownEast Basics on FaceBook (Louis Here) :) + wall post

Louis said...

entered $25 Walmart Gift Card Giveaway

Louis said...

entered Yoplait Whips! Prize Pack Giveaway

Louis said...

I subscribed to your feed via mail (same as in my profile / this post)

Louis said...

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I subscribed to your feed via mail (same as in my profile / this post)

Louis said...

Following publicly as Louis on Google Friends Connect

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Following publicly as Louis on Google Friends Connect

Louis said...

here is my tweet
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Kia89 said...

I like the Very Vogue Top.
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lilpinksocks said...

DT http://twitter.com/lilpinksocks/statuses/21805317727
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MOMFOREVERANDEVER said...

Flocks of Flowers Dress MRS.MOMMYYATGMAIL

Courtney said...

i like the falling petals tank!

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Courtney said...

following you on twitter-meandbells

Courtney said...

following downeast on twitter-meandbells

Courtney said...

i like u on fb- courtney bella

Courtney said...

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got your regular button

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oops got your regular button SECOND entry

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Courtney said...

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Courtney said...

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sweepmom said...

I would get the Flocks of Flowers Dress.

agordon10 said...

I'd get the Summer Savvy Dress.

Melissa said...

Pop of Paisley dress...actually, liked most of the dresses!

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TiffsPixieDust said...

I like the Floral Fantasy Tank and the Fall Flowers Bag ....Tiffypoot @ (aol.com)

TiffsPixieDust said...

I follow you on twitter
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TiffsPixieDust said...

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lilpinksocks said...

DT http://twitter.com/lilpinksocks/statuses/21890546395
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Courtney said...

tweet

http://twitter.com/MeandBells/status/21950021481

sarah said...

i like the cupid cardigan
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lilpinksocks said...

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clc408 said...

I like the Closer Look Cardigan. My email is in my profile.

clc408 said...

Like you on fb (Cynthia Conley)

Nicole C. said...

I would choose the Very Vogue Top.

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Courtney said...

tweet

http://twitter.com/MeandBells/status/22015436396

mogrill said...

I like the Very Vogue top.
Thanks for the chance.
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Courtney said...

tweet

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T @ The Happy Clipper said...

tweeted 8/24
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Courtney said...

tweet

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Courtney said...

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