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The Perfect Palm Springs Weekend Getaway Giveaway



Friends, you aren’t going to want to miss this giveaway. Honestly, it’s the best/biggest one I’ve ever done and I want YOU to win!

Okay, here’s the deal:

I’ve teamed up with Kelly Golightly (click here to see her GORGEOUS blog) to give you the best Christmas gift we can think of: a weekend full of F A B U L O U S Palm Springs fun!


  • A 3-night stay at an ACME House Co. vacation rental in Palm Springs for you and up to 5 of your closest friends. (You’ll be staying at the 3-bedroom Jagger House or a similar property)

  • A $500 Trina Turk shopping spree

  • A $200 gift card to Evzin Restaurant


  • BONUS 1: ACME House Co. is throwing in a private chef to cook you a poolside dinner one night + a photoshoot with a professional photographer to capture your magical stay

  • BONUS 2: Trina Turk will welcome you + up to 5 friends to enjoy your $500 shopping spree with champagne + light bites in their Palm Springs or Palm Desert boutique


Sound like something you might want to win?!

Head to my Instagram to enter! Just click the button below, tap on the picture with Kelly and me and follow the steps in the caption!

Giveaway closes December 24th at 9 p.m. PST + the winner will be announced Christmas morning!

(Just call us Santa)



  • Winner can choose a stay between January 15, 2019 and February 10, 2019 or between May 1, 2019 and October 10, 2019. Holiday and Premium Festival Dates may be excluded

  • Winner must be 25 years or older, hold a valid credit card + proof of identification

  • Contest is open internationally

  • Stay must be 3 consecutive nights

  • Refundable security deposit required


A little more about the goods

ACME House Co. manages more than 100 privately owned vacation home rentals in Palm Springs and the surrounding desert cities. Condé Nast Traveler named ACME as one of the Top 10 Vacation Rental Managers to Trust Worldwide. Their houses are fun, funky and perfectly reflect the Palm Springs vibe.

Check out their website here!

Trina Turk captures the colorful mix of cultures, architecture, creativity and style that is quintessentially Palm Springs. Her bold signature prints can be seen on locals and visitors alike and have become a staple in many a Palm Springs closet. It’s hard not to think of Trina Turk when you think of Palm Springs.

Check out her designs!

Evzin Mediterranean Cuisine lives by a simple motto: LIVE WELL. EAT WELL. BE WELL. Evzin has two locations in the desert: Palm Springs and Palm Desert. The restaurant focuses on a Greek format with modern Middle Eastern, Spanish, and Moroccan flare. I always order the Fattoush Salad, Falafel plate and end the meal with their famous Greek Yogurt Cheesecake. You know the cheesecake is bomb because it’s the only dessert on the menu.

Click here to look at the full menu!



May the odds be ever in your favor…



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