Bon Bon Cupcakes Review and Giveaway

by Dee on May 22, 2009 · 9 comments

in Giveaways,Product Reviews

This contest has now ended

Nearly a year ago, maybe more, I was searching for some local people to follow on Twitter. One of the names I came across was Bon BonCupcakes and I simply had to check it out.  With a name like that you have to be curious, right?  I followed the link to her web site and found the cutest leggings I’ve ever seen! I wanted to buy some right then and there, but stopped myself before my clicker finger got too happy.  Quite honestly, I stopped myself because of the price.  Considering Evie would be growing like crazy during her first year, I decided it would be better to wait until she was just a little bit bigger and could wear the leggings longer.

IMG_8495Well, lucky for me, the ladies at Bon Bon Cupcakes were gracious enough to send me a sample of their adorable leggings to try out on Evie.  And let me tell you, they are just as cute in person as the pictures on the web site.  The leggings come rolled up in the shape of a cupcake and in a clear cupcake box.  Also included is a “recipe card” for the leggings with the story of how Bon Bon Cupcakes was started by Marianne Cascone and Erin Cascone, two stay-at-home moms, on the back.

The leggings are made of a thick (but not too thick) microfiber material that is much more sturdy than most of the other tights my daughter has.  She was still crawling when we first tried them out, so she really tested the durability.  The ribbon ruffles around the bottom are adorable and stayed attached even with my daughter pulling and tugging on them.  They have been through the washer and dryer several times now and still look just like they did the day we opened the package.  Considering how well they hold up, I would say they are definitely worth the price.

IMG_8489Since Evie was just on the upper end of the 9-18 month size, I requested the 2-4T so she would have a little room to grow.  Even buying her a size up, it seemed like the sizing runs just a little bit small.  I would have expected a 2-4T to be just a little big on her since she was wearing 18 month size clothing, but they actually fit her just right.  I’m pretty sure they won’t make it up to a 4T size on her.  They are very stretchy, but were a bit tight around her belly.

Besides the adorable leggings, I love that BonBon Cupcakes is a local company and that it all started with a mom who was simply trying to come up with something to cover her daughter’s diaper.  Other moms of daughters can certainly commiserate with this.  I know I’ve been there!

So, you know what’s coming next, right?  You have a chance to win a pair of Bon Bon Cupcakes leggings for your own little diva!  Trust me, you want to win these!  Here’s what you need to do to enter the giveaway:

For each entry, you MUST leave a comment.

  1. For the first entry, visit the Bon Bon Cupcakes web site and then leave a comment here with your favorite style and color of leggings.  You must complete this step before any additional entries.
  2. For an additional entry, post about this giveaway on Twitter.  Then leave a comment here with the link to your tweet.
  3. For an additional entry subscribe to Voices In My Mind Reviews either by e-mail or feed reader then leave a comment here saying you did so.

Contest will end Sunday, May 31st, at 11:59 p.m. Central.  One winner will be chosen via random.org and notified by e-mail.

To double your chances of winning some of these adorable leggings, be sure to check out the Bon Bon Cupcakes Giveaway Blog!  They have a contest going on right now to win not one, but 3 pairs of their best selling leggings!

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1 Cass May 22, 2009 at 11:32 am

those are super cute. i think Lexi needs them will visit there site for an entry

2 cagey May 23, 2009 at 8:08 am

Those are really cute, although what the heck is everyone’s problem with RED? I have such a hard time finding red clothes for my daughter.

Anyway, I really like the black on black basic set.

3 Kim Kihega May 23, 2009 at 1:48 pm

AWW, These are too cute! I want some for my little girl!

4 Vera May 30, 2009 at 4:47 am

Those are so cute! Is it wrong to want one for myself? Haha. Good luck with the giveaway :)

5 samantha jo campen June 3, 2009 at 1:00 pm

The pink and brown dot leggings! My 3 year old niece would FLIP over those! I’d be Auntie of the Year :-)

samanthajocampen at gmail dot com

6 samantha jo campen June 3, 2009 at 1:02 pm

(And that was in the double layer legging style)

I tweeted:

http://twitter.com/samsfreestuff/status/2019773204

samanthajocampen at gmail dot com

7 samantha jo campen June 3, 2009 at 1:04 pm

I now subscribe by email :-) (it’s about time, right? HA!)

samanthajocampen at gmail dot com

8 Jenny Bean June 3, 2009 at 1:24 pm

Dee, I don’t need the leggings, but sooooooo Cute!!
But wanted to tell you that the 4T size will probably still fit her because as she grows she’ll loose the ‘froggy’ belly and the waist will not seem so tight, the length will get shorter but you can always work with that!

We just retired Nolan’s summer shorts because he’s now into a size 5 and his shorts were all 24 months LOL!!

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