WHO WANTS TO GO SEE @JUSTINBIEBER in TO?

Ok, guys, here’s the low down… Europe’s top cosmetic brand, essence, is now in North American and on tour with Justin Bieber! As the official cosmetics sponsor of the Justin Bieber believe tour 2013, they are hosting multiple sweepstakes and contests to AND ONE OF THEM IS RIGHT HERE ON YOUR FAVOURITE BLOG.

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THE CASIE + BIEBER PRIZE

  • 2 tickets to see the Biebs in TO on July 25th (floor seats – within the first 10 rows)
  • an essence gift pack
  • a Shoppers Drug Mart gift card (essence is exclusively available at Shoppers Drug Mart)

HOW TO ENTER

  1. Like and follow essence on  FacebookTwitter
  2. Like and follow THIS IS MY LIFE on Facebook and ME on Twitter
  3. Share this CONTEST on Twitter by clicking below!


Contest CLOSES Monday, July 22nd at 5pm. Travel not included. I won’t be there as my friends at essence cosmetics have graciously invited me to NYC to see the Biebs and (fingers crossed) have a meet & greet on August 2nd. AHHHHHHHH!

I wanna make you one less lonely girl, enter now.

<3 CASIE

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Netflix Canada Contest: Orange is the New Black?

OK, I started this book today. Sitting on Queen Street in the shade waiting for (rain) someone boyfriend. Netflix sent me a signed copy from the author. Autograph is orange highlighter, naturally. It sounds good, the creator of Weeds made it. Scroll down if you want the prize only, winner gets the following..

PRIZE

  • PS3 ($269 Future Shop)
  • Six month Netflix Canada subscription ($48)
  • Author signed copy of Orange Is The New Black book (Piper Kerman Priceless)

I love Netflix and I watch heaps of moves. Last year they sent me a FIVE YEAR subscription and I am excited because more series are being produced for Netflix ONLY. [I was a subscriber before they contacted me.]

WATCH THIS IT’S FUNNY

Taryn Manning, Donna from That 70’s Show, Jason Biggs (American Pie),  and Janeane Garofalo. LOVE IT. 
I like this story, from the first chapters, because I could be this person. So could you. It’s not that hard to get trapped in a cross-border love/drug smuggling scandal. I saw Broke Down Palace, I know how this works. 

Contest: @Netflix_CA & @casiestewart #thisismylife #orangeisthenewblack

I had braids like this once. In my licence photo cause that stage was a summer. [Hannah did them, if you are reading this Handy Hannah, FB me!]

Contest: @Netflix_CA & @casiestewart #thisismylife #orangeisthenewblack

 HOW TO WIN

This is a totally made up contest – WHAT WOULD YOU DO TO SAVE ME IN JAIL?


Basically this could happen to anyone, right? In order to pay her debt to society (for a 10 year-old drug money thing smuggling for an African Drug Lord), Piper must trade her comfortable New York life with fiancé  Larry (Jason Biggs) for an orange jumpsuit and prison life. It’a a wild roller coaster  I haven’t read it all yet but SOMEONE LIKE YOU can have a new PS3 to watch it.

Imagine I was in jail… I’d be like a junior Martha Stewart. Naturally.

Contest: @Netflix_CA & @casiestewart #thisismylife #orangeisthenewblack

PS3 plays Blueray.  This is a fun contest. Tweet or die FTW.

Much love,

CASIE

 

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Universal Music After Party – Ticket Giveaway

Ladies & gents, as you may know it MMVA weekend in our fine city. I’ve attended the MMVAs, had friends win awards, and in 2010 I was the Social Media Manager of the show. The best part of the whole night are the after parties. This year I’ll be on the Universal Music bus with artists (who shall not be named!), at the at Universal party, ans then the 235Films party celebrating Drake’s video (that my BF worked on!).

UPDATE: 

I’ve got ONE (1) pair of tickets for you to join me at the Universal Music after party and dance your pants off while having drinks with me and the stars. Winner announced! 

Party Details

* Contest is open to people in Ontario only, unless you are in TO for the MMVAs or NXNE and you can get yourself there. You must be 19+ as there is a strict security policy. Please note this is a super exclusive party and if you are my winner you better behave! Winner will be chosen at random by random.org. Kthxbai.

MMVA Universal Music Afterparty via @casiestewart #thisismylife

MMVA Party Memories

Hashtag cards we made at MuchMusic in 2010.

With Bucky from DWW in 2012.

Bench Lounge with BHD I hosted in 2011.

Dress I had made by Peach Berserk in 2010.

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NXNE Interactive 2013 – Ticket Giveaway! #nxnei13

Wednesday this week kicks off NXNE! I absolutely love this festival. Think SXSW more Canadian.  I’ve been attending and doing giveaways for NXNEi since 2010 (photos below).  I spoke on two panels last year about the Psychology of Narcissism and on Social Giveaways.

This year, the Interactive festival runs June 12-14, is curated by FITC and two lucky people, will win a pass to attend. You’ll get to experience the intersection of media, technology and culture with the world’s best visionaries and leaders. It’s not hard to win. Tweet this button and you’re in. I’ll pick a winner at two on Tuesday, as in tomorrow, June 11th. 

 If you are in digital, social, or have any passion for anything internet, you will find something here to stimulate your senses.

NXNEi 2010

NXNEi 2011

NXNE 2012

Explore Digital – Media / Culture / Marketing / Music / Film / Startups / Web / Comedy / Art

Creativity/Ideation, Design/UX , Entrepreneurship/Startups, Funding/Grants, Marketing/Branding, Video, Advertising, Measurement/RO, Music, Film, Comedy, Social Media

NXNE Interactive 2013

  • Explore Digital – Media / Culture / Marketing / Music / Film / Startups / Web
  • June 12-14: Workshops+Conference
  • nxne.com/interactive

NXNEi Speakers

Johnny Cupcakes • Saul Colt •  YouTube • HootSuite •  TeamBuy • The Score • john st. • Jay Goldman • Etsy

<3 CASIE

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HOW MANY LIVES WILL YOU LIVE?

The latest campaign from Perrier for ‘Secret Place’ is pretty rad. I showed it to my work peeps and we loved the complex digital journey. I really like mix between branded entertainment and game.  In Secret Place, you’re at the Ultimate Party and you get to live out the experience from the perspective of each of the 60 guests.

Hmmm, sounds interesting…

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This is the part I love

It took them 18 months writing scripts and scenarios to produce a film shot from each character perspective. Then, they had to build in the functionality to seamlessly switch characters with one click. Mind blowing!

“Imagine having to reproduce the sound of a bottle on a bar as many times as there are people in the room who can hear it.” I can’t imagine. There’s are a bunch of different rooms to explore at the ‘Secret Place’ party, it you haven’t done it yet. I encourage you to give it a go.

This scene gets pretty sexy…

The prizes are parties at some of funnest places around the world including Ibiza, Art Basel in Miami, Saint Tropez, Rio for Carnival, and Sydney for NYE. The experience is available worldwide but open to 20 countries to play in the major markets for Perrier France, United States and Canada. I would love to win but unfortunately (for me) I’ve worked with Perrier and this is my second sponsored post. Last summer I told you about The Drop short film, see here.

Visit perriersecretplace.com to see how many lives you’ll live. I wish you luck. It’s quite a journey to go through the intricate video. If you win, I’ll happily be your +1!

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Have an awesome day 🙂

CASIE

 

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Thanks to y’all who entered my Thomas Sabo Contest last month. The winner is Jamie Leigh! As a Canadian Ambassasor for Thomas Sabo I hope to do more giveaways this year. The new SS 2013 collection is now online. Check out some of my fav items on Pinterest.

Thanks for entering and reading!

CASIE

 

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HP Love Case Contest

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#LOVECASE HP CONTEST ENTRIES

Thank you. This was so fun. Much gratitude to everyone who entered. Having a blog is a bit of a strange thing, I’ve been publishing for years and with people not commenting much anymore, it’s nice to get feedback!

Storified by CASIE STEWART· Wed, Feb 20 2013 19:31:32

These are in no particular order and I LOVE THEM ALL.
Happy Vday @casiestewart I Chooooooose you to be mah Valentine 😀 #LOVECASE http://pic.twitter.com/Tk3ZEDk8Kim Jones
Yes, Parv. 
My Valentine for @casiestewart #lovecase http://pic.twitter.com/28nGApMEParv 🙂
I love the Vine, thanks DV!
Ahh! Finally finished my Illustrated Valentine for @casiestewart #LOVECASE Hope she loves it! http://vine.co/v/br7DrUgazAdDonna Vitan
Delicious. When am I coming over?
@casiestewart #LOVECASE http://pic.twitter.com/e4veBE8BChi
Dr. Who! Good one Hollie.
@casiestewart I love HP and well i find you rather.. #LOVECASE http://pic.twitter.com/WkADkDCVHollie Pollard
Heart on for you too KH.
@casiestewart Look what I found in the park. It’s fate. #lovecase http://pic.twitter.com/3fvVBlDfkathanley
Printed this out and now I need a new book to read. 
@casiestewart Happy Valentine’s Day and happy reading! #lovecase http://pic.twitter.com/UcGSIt9kOlivia Lasting
You know I love vintage. Thank you Saminder!
@casiestewart i am not an artist, but came up with some great vintage photos and arranged them for you. #LoveCase http://pic.twitter.com/OB2YzW0csaminder gumer
Rock on!
@casiestewart I have been working on a few Valentine’s for you. Pick which one you like. YOU ROCK!! #LoveCase http://pic.twitter.com/MpE5QlRdsaminder gumer
@casiestewart here is another one i made for you. #LoveCase http://pic.twitter.com/T3hVNwcdsaminder gumer
@casiestewart i love you!!!! be my valentine. #LoveCase http://pic.twitter.com/EIsGLc2ksaminder gumer
I used to make pop-ups alllll the time. I hope someone got this one on VDAY.
@casiestewart i #LoveCase and will you be my Valentine? http://pic.twitter.com/vNLZu3UXsaminder gumer
@casiestewart the Coup d’état of my art for the night!! #LoveCase http://pic.twitter.com/KXiEAmbPsaminder gumer
Love it.
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I LOVE THIS ONE. LOVE. Chainsaw arms!
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HOLLA!
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And finally, the random winner is CARLI. You are awesome too girl. 
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Thank you x a million for entering. I love you for it. Sorry for my delay in posting these and a winner. Have been sick the last couple days and am on the road to recovery. Will hopefully have some more contests! I want everyone to win something 🙂 

Enjoy the day. Much love, 
CASIE

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SHOW YOUR LOVE! $1,000 HP Tablet & Printer Giveaway

Who do you love? Me! Say it’s MEEEEE. We’ve been seeing each other every single day for years. I’ve told you stories, taken you on trips, sent you love notes, presents, and made memories.  THE INTERNET is where we met and it’s our favourite place to hang together. Now, I have something really special for you my valentines…

HP Canada and I are giving YOU an HP Envy x2 ($899) AND an HP Printer ($199)!

THIS IS WHAT YOU WIN

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THIS IS HOW YOU WIN

All I ask of you to enter is to make me a Valentine that I can print. Send it to me on Twitter @casiestewart tagged #LOVECASE leave a link in the comments, or email LOVECASE@casiestewart.com.

I am going to print your creation using the HP ENVY x2 and Photosmart printer and share it here. One of you will win both the laptop/tablet and printer.  If you are outside Canada you can still win but shipping is not included. Contest ends on Valentines Day. 

Now, SHOW YOUR LOVE!

SOME INSPIRATION from PAST POSTS

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I know that title does not rhyme but I don’t care. It’s almost the weekend! Tomorrow night I’ll be getting dressed up super warm to party with Bacardi at Echo Beach for Brrrrr. All the winners have been notified and tickets go out tomorrow. Huzzah!

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Bacardi Brrrrr Contest Entries

Storified by CASIE STEWART· Thu, Jan 31 2013 13:34:43

I wanna go to @brrrrrTO! w/ @casiestewart & @bacardicanada! #BrrrrrcardiConor White
I wanna go to @brrrrrTO! w/ @casiestewart & @bacardicanada! #Brrrrrcardi"Los
I want to go to @brrrrrTO! w/ @casiestewart & @bacardicanada! #Brrrrrcardikatie johannson
Win tickets to @BrrrrTO w/ @bacardicanada & @casiestewart. Comment here to enter! http://casiestewart.com/ticket-giveaway-for-brrrrrto-music-festival-from-bacardicanada #BrrrrcardiManuel Vizcaya
I wanna go to @brrrrrTO! w/ @casiestewart & @bacardicanada! #BrrrrrcardiTrish Jennett
Win tickets to @BrrrrTO w/ @bacardicanada & @casiestewart. Comment here to enter! http://casiestewart.com/ticket-giveaway-for-brrrrrto-music-festival-from-bacardicanada #BrrrrcardiTweetheart Alexa
@casiestewart @brrrrrto @bacardicanada omg… Awesome!Melaniemh
I wanna go to @brrrrrTO! w/ @casiestewart & @bacardicanada! #BrrrrrcardiCourtney
I wanna go to @brrrrrTO! w/ @casiestewart & @bacardicanada! #BrrrrrcardiBrock Papers
Win tickets to @BrrrrTO w/ @bacardicanada & @casiestewart. Comment here to enter! http://casiestewart.com/ticket-giveaway-for-brrrrrto-music-festival-from-bacardicanada #BrrrrcardiMichael Caputo
Win tickets to @BrrrrTO w/ @bacardicanada & @casiestewart. Comment here to enter! http://casiestewart.com/ticket-giveaway-for-brrrrrto-music-festival-from-bacardicanada #BrrrrcardiParv 🙂
@casiestewart @brrrrrto @bacardicanada This lady wants to see @thelittleidiot really badly! Just sayin’, haha.Courtney

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Thomas Sabo Giveaway & SS 2013 Collection

Today I recieved the 2013 SS Lookbook for Thomas Sabo featuring brand ambassadors Poppy Delevingne and David Garrett. Last month I was in London, UK for the launch of Thomas Sabo SS 2013 a collection that features rose gold and yellow gold plated sterling silver. There are SO MANY nice things. Check it out here!

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The official launch event was at The Shard London, the tallest (not yet open to the public) building in the entire European Union. It was a totally amazing experience. I met both Poppy and David and there were a whole slew of celebs there including F1 driver Nico Rosberg, Jade Jagger, Sugababes, Ellie Goulding, and some Brazilian soccer stars.

I was super impressed with David’s rocker style and ability to play violin so badass. Check this out!

In other news,  I was sent a gift for you from Thomas Sabo.

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Leave a comment on this post before Friday and I’ll send it to one lucky person in the mail. I’m keeping it a surprise but it’s small, and silver, and we’ll be twins. The Thomas Sabo contest to WIN A TRIP TO LONDON and THE BRIT AWARDS ends January 31st. Enter on Facebook here.

Have an awesome day!

<3 CASIE

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Ticket Giveaway to @BrrrrrTO w @BacardiCanada!

This weekend is Brrrrr! Toronto, a two day out door electronic music festival at Echo Beach. My friends at Bacardi Canada have given me some extra tickets to share with YOU! I’ll be there on Friday night to see MOBY. See below on how to enter with one click! 

I’ve seen The Sheepdogs and Robyn at Echo Beach. This is the first time I’ll be venturing there in [gasp] the WINTER! All I can think is BRRRRRRR!

Brrrrr! Details :

How to Win:

Tweet “I wanna go to @brrrrrTO! w/ @casiestewart & @bacardicanada! #Brrrrrcardi
OR Click this button to Tweet it. Easy peazy!


 

In other Bacardi news, this is me last week at The Brunny for Bacardi Social House.
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Then I got PHOTO BOMBED by this guy.
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Hope to see you there! BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!

<3 CASIE

 

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My sister and I used to play The Quiet Game. Be quiet for as long as you can and first person to talk loses. I lost all the time. DOH! That’s not what this post is ab out THOUGH…

One of the things I have ALWAYS loved about my blog is when you leave comments. Starting now, like right NOW, I’m going to reward one commenter each week with a prize. It’s going to be a cool prize and I am going to send it to you, in the mail, with my own money.  All you have to do is leave a comment on ANY post from Sunday – Friday. Winner will be picked on Saturday and mail sent out Monday. Comments will be shown in the sidebar so you can see who else is hanging around, who you are up against, or make friends. After all, you already have a common one here. (I mean ME!)

You have been getting to know me for god knows how long and when you comment, I get to know you. It makes me feel more human, this is not just a dot com or a magical blog-thing that updates itself, there is a real live person here typing on keys and smiling at the camera. Also, you commenting makes me feel like I am talking to myself less. Not that i mind talking to myself or that there is anything wrong with that.

So there, The Comment Game starts NOW and everyone who comments today on any post is entered to win a prize. This contest has no end date. It will hopefully go on forever (just like my blog).

Don’t be shy. Have fun! It’s just you and me here on the internet.

BTW this is my fav song right now. Her name is Lorde and she is from NEW ZEALAND too! 🙂

Have an awesome day. It’s the WEEKEND (almost)!

<3 CASIE

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Earlier this month I went on a luxury trip to London, England with Thomas Sabo. It was my very first time in the UK and I had such an adventure. I wrote about it in four posts here.

Do you wanna to go to London too?
How about the Brit Awards?
How about a shopping spree at Thomas Sabo?

As an ambassador for Thomas Sabo, I am inviting YOU to enter to win an awesome and luxurious trip to London, attend the Brit Awards, and go shopping. This will be a trip of a lifetime! It brings together my fav things, fashion, travel, and entertainment. It’s pretty easy to enter, see below for details.

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  • Win a luxury trip to London, including tickets for the BRIT AWARDS, VIP tickets for one of the coolest clubs in the city and a valuable jewellery voucher from THOMAS SABO.
  • The trip starts on Wednesday, 20.02.2013. You and your companion will fly to London for three exciting days.
  • In 2012 it was bustling with stars such as Adele, Coldplay, Noel Gallagher and Bruno Mars and the who’s who of the music industry will again be represented in 2013. 
  • Shopping at the THOMAS SABO Shop in the King´s Road: there you can use your voucher worth 400 pounds (about 500 EUR)

Second Prize

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Vote & Win!

Click your way through the globe, vote for Toronto or create your own city hotspot you think is the perfect location for Glam Ladies and a charismatic rebel. Then, put in  your contact details and you’re entered to win.

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TORONTO WE CAN WIN THIS! VOTE HERE

By scrolling the globe to Toronto you’ll find my feature about why Toronto is an amazing hot spot.

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THOMAS SABO fans have the chance to vote for the perfect REBEL AT HEART / GLAM ‘N SOUL hotspot until January 31, 2013. You can watch the tally of leading locations of all participating Ladies & Rebels here.

I’m happy to share this awesome opportunity with you. Make sure you cast a vote.
We all deserve a luxury vacation in style!

Happy holidays,

love CASIE

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