Welcome back $15 Starbucks Gift Card Giveaway

by Jacqui on October 27, 2015


Hello! Do you realize, it has been over a year since I’ve posted.  Ummm, what???  I have been out of my mind trying to get my life back in order.  I am super happy to say, it’s just about there!  I’ve taken steps to live a happier life and do what I WANT to do. Not what I HAVE to do. I have moved jobs and am now an Instructional Developer with my company.  It’s writing and maintaining training documents for our clients.  On top of that, I finished writing a book and it has been submitted to a publisher for review.  Keeping my fingers crossed!!!

So, as my welcome back to the realm of blogging, I am sharing my joy with you.  I am hosting a giveaway for a $15 Starbucks Gift Card Giveaway.  To enter, you just have to do the following:

  • Subscribe above! – 2 entries
  • Comment below with your favorite Fall Drink at Starbucks – 1 entry
  • Follow me on Facebook – 1 entry – Comment on the giveaway post that you are following from this giveaway
  • Follow me on Twitter and tweet this giveaway – 1 entry allowed per day. Comment link below – Tweet out: @TradesofJacqui is back!  Welcome back #giveaway for a $15 #Starbucks gift card. Enter here: http://tinyurl.com/qjynqvb.

Make sure to comment each action that you’ve done to enter this giveaway!

This giveaway will end November 22nd.  Just in time for you to get your fix for Black Friday Shopping! I will email the winner that evening for their email address to send the gift card to.


I am currently in the process of getting my business started in working with clients as a Personal Assistant. As with my potential clients, I look for ways to make my own life easier. This past month, I was sent some great products to review from . They sent me Pilot Pens that were great to write with (yes, my daughter stole some of the pens from me) and wonderful for the environment. They are the B2P (Bottles to Pens) line. Here is some information regarding this line:

pilot pen b2p

Product Details

Pilot B2P Gel Rolling Ball
Roller ball pen features vibrant G2 Gel ink for smooth, effortless writing.
Fine point durable tip provides pinpoint lines and precision.
Pen Style: Retractable Ink Colors: Purple Pen Type: Roller Ball Point Size: 0.

They also sent the B2P Colors Pens. I love these because I am now able to color code clients with their needs:

b2p pilot pen group

And for those pesky mistakes? They have these awesome pens that you can erase your mistakes.

frixion clicker

Writes smooth, erases clean for a “mistake-free” writing experience.
Ideal for the business professional perfect for making drafts, edits, lists and notes.
Vibrant, erasable FriXion gel ink – now retractable, with clip-action retraction and pen top eraser.

frixion highlighter

Sold in packs of 12
Erasable highlighter features thermo-sensitive ink formula that disappears with erasing friction.
Bright, vibrant colors won’t damage books or documents.
Highlight and erase repeatedly without smudging or tearing paper.

As soon as I received the Smead Step Index Organizer, I put it right to use. Not only for business, but, for personal as well. I may have only one child, but, there is a lot that you have to worry about!

smead step organizer

These fun colorful Heavyweight Vertical Files are great to keep papers separated and organized, also by category.

Heavyweight Vertical File Folders

Smead Organized Up Heavyweight Vertical File Folder

Organized Up Vertical File Folders let you file and organize your documents in an upright position – like you print and read them.
These super durable, heavyweight water-resistant files withstand extensive use.
Perfect for desktops, backpacks and drawers.

I’ve gotten a lot of use out of these pens and organizers. My daughter has also used these for school and her own personal use with her blogging and other social media ventures. I would highly recommend these easy and relatively low cost items to help get your office and self organized.

Disclosure: I’ve received these products from shoplet.com to review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.


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