AusBlogCon: Sparkle With Madam Charli

The buzz in the blogosphere this week is H-U-G-E.  This weekend almost 200 mummy-bloggers and other personal bloggers will descend on Sydeny for the first Australian Blogging Conference (AusBlogCon or ABC).  I’m delighted not only to be going, but also to be a panelist for the session on Building Your Blogging Community.

There are so many people I am looking forward to meeting. So many fellow parenting, mothering and educational bloggers I have emailed, tweeted, facebooked and e-chatted with!  I’m just worried that I’ll miss someone.  I won’t be hard to find.  Firstly, because I won’t be hiding in a corner. I’ll be smiling and chatting and probably hugging.  Secondly because I have green glasses – dead giveaway.  Thirdly because you’ll find this gorgeous necklace from my sponsor Madam Charli around my neck all weekend.

Even though I love the outdoors, and I have slightly geeky tendencies, I am still a girly-girl and like a little sparkle!  So often I have been frustrated by all the black that comes with being a blogger. Black laptop, black mouse, black bags, black-black-black. It’s not that I dislike black. I just usually go for something with a bit more personality! So I was delighted to discover Madam Charli.  Here are some of my favourite products:

1.  Bling@Work Pink Mouse – $35

2.  “Lee” 4G USB Heart Necklace – $65

3.  Bling@Work Clear Crystal Business Card set – $40

4.  “Allie” Laptop Tote by Rainebrooke – $59 (great value!)

5.  “Zara” Laptop Bag by Zafino – $195 (Also comes in Red and Chocolate)

Fabulous, right? I know. I’m really impressed with the quality of my necklace. The 4G USB flash drive seems nice and sturdy, and the clasp on the heart is so secure.  The Zara Laptop Bag (centre) is my absolute favourite product. I’m saving up for this little beauty in Caramel, but the Chocolate is yummy too.  If you’ve got your eye on something make sure you sign up for Madam Charli’s mailing list to get your new customer discount (10% off).

Of course, Carolyn from Madam Charli knows how much you guys like a giveaway, so she is sending me to AusBlogCon with all of these fabulous prizes! Squee!!

Geeky-girly-loveliness! Pink sparkly business card holder, business card stand, USB flash drive, stapler and mouse all up for grabs… AND this gorgeous “Zoey” iPad / e-book reader case by Rainebrooke. This is a special giveaway in conjunction with the Conference, so ONLY AUSBLOGCON ATTENDEES ARE ELIGIBLE TO ENTER THIS COMP.  To enter:

You’ve got about 48hrs to get your name into the draw. Competition closes 8pm Thursday 17/3 and I fly to Sydney bright and early Friday morning!  SIX winners will be drawn at random, and prizes will be handed out on the weekend at the Conference. Be sure to check this post again on Friday to see if you’re a winner, then come and find me to collect your prize :-)

See you there!

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This competition is now closed.

Congratulations to the winners:







Come and find me at Conference to get your sparkle!!

30 thoughts on “AusBlogCon: Sparkle With Madam Charli

  1. Hi Cath, I am sure you will sparkle like the priceless diamond you are! Best wishes for the conference and thanks so much for your continued support and great wishes! Kind Regards Madam Charlix

  2. Oh my goodness!!! I have been looking for a PINK laptop bag online for ages! I’m off to measure my laptop and see if it will fit.

    Have a wonderful time at BlogCon. Working hard not to be too jealous of all those attending. I’m sure you’ll all have a blast! :)

  3. Ooh, shiny things, I love them. I would love to win any of these gorgeous works of glittery art. And I can’t wait to meet you. I will be wearing either my purple glasses or my tortoiseshelly ones, and may well be throwing up in the corner with anxiety. xo

  4. Looking forward to catching up again Cath. AND I LOVE sparkles!!! How gorgeous is the USB stick necklace!!!!!!!!! Liked Madam Charli on FB and Twitter. x

  5. ooooooohhh pretty!!!
    I want a usb heart necklace too! (must bookmark for my birthday hint list for hubby). I so need the business card holder and I love the blinginess of it all. See you at the conference

  6. Ok – Cath? That USB necklace you had on today is pure, beautiful, shiny genius. I just love it, so am entering this comp to win anything from Madam Charli.

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