Win a wonderful Winter Warmer hamper worth over R9500!

My favourite month of the year is here – July! This month I celebrate my birthday and to spread the love around and “warm up winter” so to speak I have organized another amazing blog competition for you!

The Winter Warmer Competition starts today and runs until 28 July 2013 and once again the line up of prizes is amazing!! One lucky winner will walk away with this fabulous haul worth over R9500…

A Disney Hamper worth over R2200 including fab new Disney titles: Wreck it Ralph, Chimpanzee from Disney Nature, Oz The Great and Powerful (all on Blu-ray) plus some fab series too – Body of Proof Season 1, Revenge Season 1, Criminal Minds Season 7 and Castle Season 4 (all on DVD).

A black AND a tan leather handbag worth R950 each from Green Cross
Look sleek and stylish whatever your outfit with a choice of 2 amazing leather bags.

A hamper of Dove Intensive Hair Repair Products – the full range to last 6 months worth R1100!
Keep winter dryness at bay with this new range of intensive care products for your hair.

2 x baby sleeping bags (3 – 6 AND 6-18 months) worth R385 each from Little Fire Company
A great way to keep your little ones cosy in cold weather!

A gift voucher worth R800 to spend at Brickland Online Toy Store
You won’t find a better way to keep kids happy at home in bad weather!

2 x IPL Laser Hair Removal Sessions for any area from Legs 11 worth R760
Start prepping your body for a beautiful (fuzz-free) summer!

A 10cm Staub enameled cast iron cocotte pot from Kitchen Passion worth R600
Ideal for winter cooking…mmmm

A Bio-oil hamper (3 x bottles) and Desray scarf worth R500 –
Keep your skin soft and smooth this winter.

An iPad cover from Lou Harvey worth R390
Add some fun to the world of work with your choice of brightly coloured cover!

A “Learn to Dress” Monkey toy from Sensational Kids online store worth R355
A great way to keep little hands busy with educating them too!

A handmade camera strap from iMo worth R250
Add some colour to your camera.

I’m sure you’ll agree that this is an awesome Winter Warmer hamper! All these fab prizes are worth over R7000 which is sure to make someone’s winter (hopefully yours)!!! I am tempted to enter myself with the amazing prize up for grabs, but obviously I can’t, I hope you will enter and tell all your friends and family to as well….

To enter and stand a chance of winning ALL of these fantastic prizes follow the steps below
(Please note if you are reading this in your email or on your phone you will need to enter via the blog post itself so please do pop over here and enter asap! I don’t want you to forget and miss out!)

1. “Like” Becoming you on Facebook here

2. “Like” the pages belonging to the various sponsors below:

Green Cross




Little Fire Company




Legs 11


Kitchen Passion




Lou Harvey


Sensational Kids




3. Once you have “liked” all the relevant sponsor pages on Facebook please email me your details using this form:


You can also gain an extra entry to the competition by sharing or tweeting about it to your friends or followers:

Win prizes worth over R9500 in the @Becomingyoublog Winter Warmer giveaway. Enter now

Feel free to leave a comment on this blog post answering the question: What posts you’d like to see more of on Becoming you (existing or new topics!)

Good Luck!


A huge thank you to all the sponsors who have come on board for this fantastic competition.


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This competition is open to all South African readers over the age of 18. The competition closes on 28 July 2013 and the winner will be drawn using The winner will be announced on this blog within 48 hours. If the prize remains unclaimed after 14 days another winner will be drawn. The sponsors will deliver the prizes directly to the winner and Becoming you takes no responsibility for lost or damaged prizes or delays in delivery. Please allow 2 weeks for delivery. For more terms and conditions for competitions please read the Legal page. By entering you are automatically signed up to receive Becoming you’s monthly newsletter via email.

Kathryn Rossiter

Kathryn is a South African lifestyle blogger and mom of 2 who has been blogging daily for over 9 years! She writes about travel, health, beauty, fashion, decor and family... but not food (unless it's food she's eaten made by someone else) as she is a hopeless cook. She only wakes up early for 2 things... a red-eye flight to somewhere exotic and early morning game drives. She has just finished an extensive home renovation and would prefer to never see another box again. She's never met a chocolate or glass of bubbles that she didn't like!

  1. OMW what a comp!! Fingers crossed πŸ™‚

    I love the blog as is. I especially love the posts on what to do with the kids. I make note of everything for when my little one is older.


  2. Oh my hat … what a wonderful competition and such incredible prizes!!! Thank you! πŸ˜€

  3. Awesome prizes to win, its my birthday month as well so looking forward to a good month. I would really love to win this!

  4. Wow wow wow what an amazing competition,and definitely something to help cure my winter blues! I would love to see more posts about parenting and product reviews and recommendations. Keep up the great work – I so enjoy your blog!

  5. Hi there

    Great site.

    Entered the Wonderful Winter comp.
    FYI: Was unable to open your links for Little Fire Company and Lou Harvey, to “like” them.
    Looked for them on FB, and hope I liked the correct pages.


  6. Such a stunning prize πŸ™‚ Have liked all the relevant sponsor Facebook pages and shared via Facebook the Becoming you Winter Warmer Competition!!! Now just holding thumbs πŸ˜‰ Inspirational blog for all Moms, Moms-to-be, and women in general…..keep up the great work!!!!! xxxxx

  7. Hi Kathryn

    Thanks for the opportunity to win this AMAZING prize. This is every women & moms ultimate prize package!!!

    I’ve shared via twitter @melbrown1978 and facebook: Melanie Brown

    1. Hi kathryn, I’m always interested in reading about family activities in and around Cape Town. Whether it be indoor/outdoor fun, restaurants(like the constantia clubhouse) or weekend getaways(de hoop), these are always a great help when you need to plan with small kids in mind.

      Shared competition on FB & twitter @melbrown1978

  8. AWESOME yay hoping im lucky with Becoming you blog. Been a follower so long and such a fan of the blog. Ive already liked all sponsers from previous becoming you posts and reviews. They all fantastic.

  9. What an amazing competition! Liked all the pages and will be sharing on Twitter too @Roxi_23

  10. amazing giveaway!! my fingers are tightly crossed xx would really love to win.. love all your blog posts, just keep doing what you are doing because you are doing an amazing job πŸ™‚

  11. Wow Kathryn! This is a fabulous competition!! I would like to see reviews of new stores like say Lush as an example (which I enjoyed at the time!)…some really interesting ones opening up, and how they compare to other more established stores in a similar category like Body Shop etc. Really interesting market & great to see new concept stores in Cape Town. Also great to see how some stores are re-branding (like Kauia).

  12. Kathryn this is awesome!!!!!!!!!
    I am a cancerian at heart. Winning would be a wonderful birthday gift.
    Keep up the fantastic work.

  13. Hi Kathryn, happy birthday! What an amazing blog!! Expecting twin girls this month, so BIG month for us as well, would enjoy any posts about twins! β™‘

  14. This is one fantastic prize and I would love to win it!

    I wouldn’t mind seeing anything about parenting, connecting with your spouse and juggling work and home life.

    Thanks again!

  15. Wow! What an incredible giveaway! Your blog is perfect just as it is….have done all the steps to be entered πŸ™‚

  16. Liked all the pages, shared via Facebook and Twitter. Cant wait anymore …………….keeping my fingers and toes crossed and my sons fingers and toes crossed πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

  17. Here’s to a wonderful birthday month for all those sharing a birthday in July, my twin & I celebrate our 39th Birthday on the 29th July 2013. The Best is yet to come, God blessings and favour on all our lives.

  18. What an amazing Competition! Well Done Kath for organising such a fab selection of prizes!!! Always Love reading your Blog!!!

  19. Is this competition for reals? Ive never seen one quite like it!
    ‘angiepangie’ has retweeted this INCREDIBLE GIVEAWAY as well as shared on FB.

    I am always interested in personal experience and wisdom. Especially in a world where there are many voices and not all are helpful. I think you have that wisdom to add… and would love you to continue sharing great products that you believe in and places to visit that are family friendly… as well as R&R getaways for 2 of-course πŸ™‚ Thanks Kathryn!

  20. This is an amazing hamper of goods. will definitely share and make everyone aware of all these lovely pages and of this wonderful competition.

  21. What an awesome competition! Thank you!

    Would love to have more tips on exploring the Western Cape with kiddies and making the most of living in such a beautiful place! Also ideas of budget family getaways… and just more of the same please! Love it x

  22. thank you for this great competition as well as all the sponsors!!!

    Some tips on nice places of interest that is kid friendly in and around Mokopane Limpopo would be nice!!!

  23. Big smile on my face πŸ™‚ awesome competition. I hope and pray I win this Hamper. Please let it be me . To win this wonderful winter hamper. liked and shared on facebook, RT on twitter.

  24. Thanks for a great blog & a great competition!
    Was unable to Like Lou Harvey here though but found them on Facebook anyway

  25. Wow! What an awesome prize!
    I’d love to see a post about hair care….which is my current obsession.

  26. Me tooooo I need those bags Awesome selection of prizes, a whole lot of Christmas’s wrapped into one

  27. I absolutely love your blog and sat with my daughter reading and giggling with a few oooo’s and aaaaaaa’s. Thanks for creating a family friendly blog that is interesting to kids as well. Love the movies review and I loved the bloggers interviews. I would love more inspirational stories and one can never read or see enough photography πŸ™‚ And I would appreciate some female artist interviews! YOU are so inspirational!

  28. Awsome comp n blog. Would like to see some ideas how to keep kids entertaind in ths rainy weather. πŸ™‚ You doin a great job.

  29. hi! what an insanely amazing competition jeez. thanks for this and your wonderful blog πŸ™‚
    have liked the pages using my blog page, Sparkling Labyrinth and tweeting at my personal account @thefayfactor

  30. Anything on how to be fabulous while being a single mother to small kids how to make it all work and empower yourself

  31. Awesome and fabulous giveaway.

    Thank you for a fabulous blog and regular twitter updates.

  32. Already a fan of most of the above pages ,Completed steps and what an amazing Giveaway , thank u 4 th opportunity πŸ˜€

  33. What an AWESOME prize! And its my birthday month too, would be a great way of making it an EVEN better month πŸ™‚

  34. Thanks for this tremendous opportunity. I’ve liked all the pages and shared this competition on Twitter.

    As a stay-at-home mom, I’d love to see more bits and pieces on how moms keep themselves busy despite the obvious, sharing how they make any extra income despite how small and just keep it fresh and real.

  35. Awesome! Don’t have Facebook so I can’t like the pages but I’ve shared onto Pinterest so hope my entry is considered anyway

  36. a drool worthy win!!!! I would love to see more kid trending & mommy trending posts! Whats new and happening in each department πŸ™‚

  37. omw this is such amazing prized, shared all the amazing sponsers pages, now just got my fingers crossed

  38. Hi Kathryn
    I am addicted to your blog! It’s like a quality magazine that KEEPS on giving! We are moving to CT the end of the year so I sort of feel @ home thanks to you! I have learnt so much! Keep going and keep inspiring! <3

  39. Entered this on the day you launched it, but just checked back to see if I hadn’t missed any ways to enter, and realised I hadn’t tweeted, posted on FB or commented here – so now I have πŸ™‚

    Love your blog, especially the posts on places to take kids in Cape Town, so useful!

  40. happiness is only a kathryn away!you rock!such an awesome prize!realy put together well for the couple that just got started having kids..something for all!just whats needed!realy awesome big up 4 kathryn!

  41. my gf gona be so jealous!gona love it to listen 2 al the promises an things shel do 4 me if i give her the things she life wil be complete!il be treated to whatever my heart desires..the handbag for a massage every night for a year an actualy making her brinh an pour my beer when relaxing arovnd the house sounds like a deal to me..

  42. O My word, no wait if i would have to win this i would be lost for words!!!! AWESOME AWESOME Price, HOLDING THUMBS! Good luck everyone!

  43. This is such an Incredible Competition where both Little Tot and Mom get soooooo spoilt.

    I am 34 weeks and praying for this great prize which can be used now, during and after the birth for my little Peanut πŸ™‚

    Thanks to all the sponsors for creating such a well rounded gift package! WoW! Holding Thumbs!!!

  44. This is a truely awesome competition and need to be BROADCAST!!!
    Thank you for a great blog.

  45. fab competition.
    I’m always keen on beauty product reviews as well as places to go with kids.
    thanks for a great blog.

  46. Wonderful competition!! I enjoy all of your blog posts, would like a few more of the simple family meals please!

  47. Amazing prize!! Can share lots with my new and preggy daughter-in-law and with the soon-to-be daughter-in-law. Awwwwsummm!!!!

  48. You have just taken “generous” to a whole new level! Woohoo! I feel warmer already just thinking about all these LOVELY prizes! Thanks for sharing!

    I absolutely adore everything about your blog especially you “Five Favourite Finds” and your “What I…” posts! Don’t change anything about your blog…you cover such a broad range of topics that we as the readers NEVER get bored! You should change your blog name to “being you” because it seems you have become you and found yourself and your niche! ;o)

  49. I Liked all the required pages but the form for me to complete my entry doesn’t come up so I hope this counts as an entry! xx

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