superdumb supervillain: Summer Unders (Giveaway)

Friday, June 12, 2009

Summer Unders (Giveaway)

***WINNERS PICKED 6/25 WITH RANDOM.ORG***

***CONGRATULATIONS***

Jessilyn82

her comment...
I am loving the Bod-a-Bing! pants

and

darlanpaulsmamma
her comment...
Hide & Sleek Criss Cross Cami would be very nice to have


With graduation parties, Father's Day dinners and the inevitable summer wedding boom approaching, you can be sure there will be some harried moments in my closet. I've never been one to even contemplate going braless, but nursing two kids has completely nixed that possibility from my life. I need a bra, for sure, but preferably one that lifts and separates without calling too much attention to itself. In the best case scenario, I won't even realize I'm wearing one, aside from my enviable perkiness. While I am dwelling on my bosom, I should mention that my stomach hasn't really adjusted to not having a baby in there, either. Yes, I realize that Jasper is almost two, but still my flub persists. I need some help to make me look smoother and sleeker without trussing me up like a sweaty summer sausage.

Spanx, the brand that rescued shaping undergarments from the ranks of the matronly and undesirable, has plenty of ways to help. Their innovative Bra-llelujah! line erases VBL (visible bra lines) and minimizes back flab while emphasizing comfort with stretchy hosiery-based straps and front closures. I tried the Bra-llelujah! Racerback Bra and I am amazed at how comfortable it is.



The straps don't ride up my back or down my shoulders and the lightly foam-padded underwire cups give ample support while looking smooth and presentable under the sheerest summer t-shirts. The Bra-llelujah! Racerback Bra is available in nude, black and mocha. (Additional shades are available in the wireless and non-racerback Bra-llelujah! styles.) My only complaint is that my size, 38C (TMI, I know) is one of the largest available. I know there are bustier mamas out there who would love this bra.



The other item I tried out were Power Panties. I have to admit I was initially pretty reluctant to try these out because they're not cute. But danged if they don't smooth out your belly and your rear! There's a time and a place for pretty panties, ladies. What I like most about Power Panties is how comfortable they are while sucking you in. It's improbable but they feel as good as they make your clothes look. Obviously, I've been wearing low-rise clothes for a little too long; it's nice to have a reminder to suck it in and stand up straight.



The other big bonus with Power Panties is that they are fabulous to wear under miniskirts as well as under longer skirts and pants. If you've ever worn bike shorts or leggings under skirts to retain your modesty, you know how nice that is. (An old friend told me that before he met me, my code name among his bandmates was "shortskirts" which is mildly embarrassing but I am glad that I also wore a lot of black tights back then…) If you happen to be expecting, Power Mama is the preggo version of Power Panties with fantastic belly and lower support built right in. I looooved Mama Spanx tights when I was pregnant, so I am sure these are great, too.



To enter and win your own summer unders wardrobe featuring Power Panties and Bra-llelujah! Racerback Bra, please comment on this post with your favorite item from Spanx.


Entries will be accepted through June 24th and I'll pick two winners using Random.org. US readers are eligible.

For an additional entry, view my Whrrl story and click "I like it ♡" to help me win a trip to BlogHer '09, post my button on your blog (see code on sidebar), follow my blog, follow me on Twitter, fave me on Technorati or subscribe via email or subscribe via reader. Leave an extra comment letting me know what you did for each additional entry.



Make sure you leave an email address in your comment or that you have one accessible on your blog so you can be contacted if you win!


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393 comments:

  1. oohhh... It's a winner! What an interesting and witty reviewer you are. I think I need these now.

    I like the Hide and Seek Lace Trim Full Slip. I agree, I don't want to feel like a summer sausage so I'd love to try a Spanx.

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  2. Oh my, I'm hoping that the random number goddess picks me on this one. I so need that racerback bra. I'd take the Bra-llelujah! Underwire Contour Front-Closure Bra in mocha too!

    Great review, Naomi!

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  3. I'm following on Twitter under Katydidandkid

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  4. Your one of my Technorati faves (KatydidandKid)

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  5. finally, I subscribe at katwalck at hotmail dot com. I'm practically begging to win. Those shabby nursing bras are heading to the trash tout de suite

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  6. oh I'm a mama spanx all the way - love them for pregnancy!

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  7. I'd love to try the Slim Cognito Body Shaping Cami sometime. Thanks!

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  8. The Hide & Sleek Strapless Lace Trim Cami would be fabulous with a blazer!

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  9. I subscribe via Google Reader

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  10. I faved you on Technorati

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  11. I love my Hide & Sleek Hi rise body slimmer

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  12. I follow you on Twitter. I am @MomMaven

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  13. I love the Hide & Sleek Bodysuit with Thong Back!

    itsonlyjc AT hotmail DOT com

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  14. My favorite is Hide & Sleek Hi-Rise Body Smoother.

    nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

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  15. I follow

    nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

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  16. I subscribe via reader

    nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

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  17. I LOVE Spanx!! I know its summer, but My favorite Spanx is a Winter Item.. I am so cold natured that I adore the Tight end Tights! I weart them under everything!! Maybe it is just psychological.. BUT no only do they make me feel pulled in and slimmer but they keep me warmer!!!
    I LOVE 'em!!
    thanks for a GREAT Giveaway! NO one loves Spanx more then LeslieVeg!!!!

    Leslie
    LeslieVeg@msn.com
    http://leslielovesveggies.blogspot.com/

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  18. I'm a follower

    Leslie
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    http://leslielovesveggies.blogspot.com/

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  19. LeslieVeg is following you on twitter
    Leslie
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    http://leslielovesveggies.blogspot.com/

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  20. I faved you on Technorati. My user name is LeslieVeg
    Leslie
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    http://leslielovesveggies.blogspot.com/

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  21. I subscribe by email
    Leslie
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    http://leslielovesveggies.blogspot.com/

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  22. I subscribe by Google Reader
    Leslie
    LeslieVeg@msn.com
    http://leslielovesveggies.blogspot.com/

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  23. i love their Slim Cognito Body Shaping Cami!! awesome!!

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  24. i follow you on twitter!!!

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  25. My favorite item is the "Hide & Sleek Hi-Rise Body Smoother"!

    thanks!!

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  26. AND I'm following your blog :) (#2)

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  27. AND I'm following you on Twitter (i'm @chinandjuice) (#3)
    and I forgot, my email is polishmakeup [at] gmail [dot] com, but that's also on my blogger profile

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  28. AND your button is up on my blog (polishmakeup.blogspot.com)! (#4)

    polishmakeup[at]gmail[dot]com

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  29. subscribed via Google Reader !

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  30. and FINALLY I'm subscribed via email at polishmakeup[at]gmail[dot]com

    Thank you so much!!

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  31. I could really use the Hide & Sleek Slip-Suit....I have lots that I need to hide!!

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  32. I really like the Peek-A-Boo Camisole! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  33. I like the Hide And Sleek Body shaper !
    cassandra@aubut.net

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  34. I could use a Hide & Sleek Strapless Full Slip to go under all my cute summer dresses! :)
    kkondek at gmail.com

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  35. Following on twitter - @ktkatherine
    kkondek at gmail.com

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  36. Faved in technorati - ktkatherine
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  37. Ooh-la-la love the Peek-A-Boo Camisole!

    Deborah
    comfortjoydesignsATgmailDOTcom

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  38. I love the Hide & Sleek Full Bodysuit!

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  39. I love the Hide & Seek Hi-Rise Body Smoother.

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  40. MFJ:
    I like the Slim Cognito Seamless Tank.
    watson(at)zerostreet(dot)net

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  41. i love the hide and sleek lace trim full slip!

    elkesten at yahoo dot com

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  42. I tried out Spanx when I discovered they were invented by a fellow Tri Delta and I've been an obsessive fan ever since! My favorite are the Power Panties, but I'd be interested in trying out the Hide & Sleek Hi-Rise Body Smoother for my slinkier dresses.

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  43. I've never tried spanx, but i love the look of the hide and sleek high rise panties. My post-partum stomach is definitely my problem area, and these look like they might be able to handle the job.

    knitwithit (at) gmail (dot) com

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  44. I would love the Hide & Sleek Mid-Thigh Smoother. Thanks for the GREAT giveaway!

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  45. I need one of everything in the Bra-llelujah line!! The girls need a lift. :)

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  46. Higher Power...I absolute love them!

    -quettajarob@gmail.com-

    I hope I win!!

    Great blog btw...

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  47. I like the Bod-a-Bing cropped pants.
    seraphou@aol.com

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  48. Oh, I could really use this stuff...! I also like the Hide & Sleek Girl Short.

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  49. I like the hide & sleek high rise body smoother!
    bebemiqui82(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  50. I've seen the power panties around for some time and even had friend recomend them but I have yet to get a pair. I would love to have some to try out!

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  51. I follow you on twitter (@imaleopardlover)

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  52. I like the Slim Cognito Seamless Tank.

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  53. I am a Twitter follower (simplyandreah)

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  54. I like the higher power panties

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  55. I like the higher power panties

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  56. faved on technorati: carogonza

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  57. follow on twitter: carogonza

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  58. I *worship* the Slim Cognito Seamless Control Panty. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  59. kathemc(at)gmail(dot)comJune 15, 2009 9:32 PM

    I could really use the Bra-llelujah! Underwire Contour Front-Closure Bra in Nude!

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  60. i could use the Hide & Sleek Bodysuit with Thong Back underneath my suits.
    flyergal82 at yahoo dot com

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  61. i subscribed through MyYahoo. flyergal82 at yahoo dot com

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  62. I would love to get their Slim Cognito cami!

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  63. As a new stay at home Mom, I have finally lost the baby weight (but have not yet manages to tighten everything up yet). Pre pregnancy, power panties were my fav, could totally use a new pair, but due to my choice to stay at home it is a luxury I can not afford!! Would love love love to win this !!!

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  64. Wow-I love that bra and the power panties. Those could really make a difference. Get the look without plastic surgery-lol.

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  65. Too bad they don't have spanx to make your face smaller :) My favorite item is the Hide & Sleek Lace Trim Full Slip.
    jamielz@verizon.net

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  66. My favirite is the Hide and Sleek Lace Cami with Cutout.

    wolfcarol451 at gmail dot com

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  67. I subscribe by email.

    wolfcarol451 at gmail dot com

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  68. love the slim cognito cami

    addeviant006 at gmail dot com

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  69. follower

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  70. twitter follower

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  71. Love the Haute Couture line and all things SPANX
    atndwj@yahoo.com

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  72. Hide and Seek Slip Suit is cool too!

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  73. Spanx have been a godsend to me, I love the Hide & Sleek Capri Smoother!

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  74. I have been debating the purchase of the brallelujah for about 6 months now....I have to justify the price, which is more than I spend on a bra. But I would love to try it.

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  75. The Bod-a-Bing! Pants look awesome! A shaper and pants all in one. What could be better? Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  76. Hide & Sleek Lace Trim Full Slip

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  77. Bobbie C.

    Colebobbie@gmail.com

    My favorite is Higher power power panties!

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  78. mlswin@neo.rr.comJune 17, 2009 9:57 AM

    The racerback bra would be great

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  79. I'd love to have the Bod-a-Bing! Skirt in Chocolate!

    spitfyr323 at hotmail dot com

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  80. I'm a subscriber!

    spitfyr323 at hotmail dot com

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  81. My favorite item is the slimming cami. I wear alot of button down shirts with a cami underneath for my job and I think it would go perfectly with my outfits and also make me look slimmer... What woman wouldnt want that? lol

    BBrittbrat1398@yahoo.com

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  82. I've heard about the Power Panties and I've always wanted to try them. Unfortunately, things don't look the way they used to pre-babies.

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  83. I subscribed via Google Reader.

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  84. Following on Twitter (ms0812)

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  85. I like the Hide & Sleek Full Panty bodysuit!

    emvark at gmail dot com

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  86. following!

    emvark at gmail dot com

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  87. subscribed in google reader!

    emvark at gmail dot com

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  88. The body shapers are magnificent!

    ajcmeyer AT go DOT com

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  89. I like the Hide & Sleek Slip-Suit.

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  90. I like this:

    Hide & Sleek Cami with Lace Cut Out$46.00 to $50.00

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  91. Button ceeceeblogger.blogspot.com

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  92. Your blog is one of my favorites on my Technorati fave blog list! cdziuba

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  93. I've never tried Spanx but the Higher Power looks like it would hide a multitude of sins.

    southrngal(at)gmail(dot)com

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  94. subscriber.
    southrngal(at)gmail(dot)com

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  95. Following on googlefriends connect.
    southrngal(at)gmail(dot)com

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  96. Following on twitter as southrngrl.

    southrngal(at)gmail(dot)com

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  97. I'm smitten by the Bra-llelujah! Racerback Bra.

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  98. I just love the Couture Camisole. Who knew that shaping undergarments could be so lovely!
    jedoggett@embarqmail.com

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  99. Mine would be the Hide & Sleek Bodysuit with Thong Back! Thanks for the fantastic giveaway!

    luckymegs1981 AT yahoo DOT com

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  100. Bra-llelujah! Underwire Contour Front-Closure Bra looks amazing too
    tvollowitz at aol dot com

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  101. I like the Hide & Sleek Criss Cross cami.

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  102. I like the hide and seek adjustable strap cami!

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  103. I follow on Twitter as stlyhu

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  104. Well since you are offering my favorite item I will tell you my second fave: The hide and sleek strapless full slip!


    ferriza2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  105. i follow!

    ferriza2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  106. i subscribe in reader.

    ferriza2@yahoo.com

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  107. i subscribe via email.

    ferriza2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  108. I like the Hide & Sleek Hi rise body slimmer

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  109. the hideandseek mid thigh smoother

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  110. I would love the Higher Power item.

    diharpie at yahoo dot com

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  111. I'm gonna be spicy and say I want the peek-a-boo cami

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  112. Your button is on my blog

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  113. I'm following your blog via email

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  114. I'm following you on twitter @flil2

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  115. You're faved on technorati

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  116. I'm subscribed to your blog

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  117. Also subscribed via reader

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  118. I'd like to try the power panties

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  119. I always wanted to try Spanx - love the Hide & Sleek Hi-Rise Body Smoother

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  120. The Bra-llelujah! Underwire Contour Front-Closure Bra

    I mean who wants back fat... no one!

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  121. I love the Slim Cognito Shaping Bodysuit. =)

    lilacbutterfly [at] earthlink.net

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  122. I'd love to try the Luscious Lace Mid-Thigh Shaper.
    meredycat*lycos*com

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  123. follower.
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  124. I follow you on Twitter under @meredycat.
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  125. I like the Bod-A-Bing! Pants

    pamela.callahan@sbcglobal.net

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  126. I like Hide &Seek HI-Rise Body Slimmer.

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  127. I like the Bod-a-Bing! Lattice Edge Mesh Tank.
    traymona[at]aol.com

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  128. I like the Slim Cognito Seamless Tank.

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  129. Hide & Sleek Hi rise body slimmer

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  130. like the under wire front closer bra

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  131. Hide & Sleek Strapless Cami

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  132. I like the Couture Camisole

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  133. My favorite: the Power Panties. Thanks for the chance!

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  134. I could definitely use the Hide & Seek hi-rise Body Smoother! Sounds made for me!! Thanks for the opportunity to win!!
    hi_joan_elliott(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  135. Hide & Sleek Hi Rise Body Slimmer

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  136. Hide & Sleek Criss Cross Cami looks like ONE of the items I"d love to try.

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  137. My favorite item is the Slim Cognito Seamless Mid-Thigh Bodysuit. Thanks!

    amandasandico at yahoo dot com

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  138. I'd like the Hide and Sleek Girl Shorts.

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  139. I'm really intrigued by the Bra-llelujah! The All-Hosiery Comfort Bra!

    Thank you.

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  140. I like the Hide and Sleek Hi Rise Body Smoother. It looks like it would cover a lot of sins!

    whitneyrice82 at yahoo dot com

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  141. I like Hide & Sleek Lace Trim V-Neck Cami

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  142. i like the Hide & Sleek Hi rise body slimmer.

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  143. I like the Hide & Sleek Cami with Lace Trim.

    adr1001025[at]msn.com

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  144. I'll be having a baby in 6 weeks, so this stuff could REALLY come in handy postpartum. I could see myself getting a lot of use out of higher power!

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  145. I'd like to try the Hide & Sleek Girl Short.

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  146. I like the underwire contour bra-llelujah

    tlannan30[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  147. Slim Cognito Body Shaping Cami

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  148. I would love to win. I like the Hide and Sleek Girl Shorts
    Thank you for the chance
    tatertot374@sbcglobal.net

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  149. I like the Hide & Seek Adjustable Strap Cami! Thanks! senekers@comcast.net

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  150. I like the Hide and Sleek Hi-Rise Body Smoother.
    msurosey@yahoo.com

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  151. i like the Slim Cognito Body Shaping Cami

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  152. The Hide & Sleek strapless slip.

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  153. The Hide and Sleek Body Slimmer would be nice. Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill@comcast.net

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  154. My favorites are their Hide & Sleek Strapless Lace Trim Cami and Racerback Bra. Thank you!

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  155. I follow you on Twitter. Thank you!

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  156. My faves are the Hide & Sleek Wide Lace Shaping Panty and the All The Way Medium Control sheers.

    applez_55@yahoo.com

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  157. I like the Hide & Sleek Cami with Lace Trim

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  158. Definitely the Hide & Sleek Slip-Suit!

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  159. Actually the Power Panties are my favorite. Got to hide that pooch somehow!

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  160. I would love to try the Hide and Sleek Hi rise body slimmer.

    thank you allain99@gmail.com

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  161. I love the Slim Cognito Body Shaping Cami.

    hockiemack@hotmail.com

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  162. blogger follower

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  163. Hide & Sleek Criss Cross Cami would be very nice to have
    melissa.barnes76 at yahoo dot com

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  164. blog follower
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  165. susbcribe in email melissa.barnes76 at yahoo dot com

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  166. follow on twitter as lovinmykiddos

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  167. I like mama spanx and the Slim Cognito Body Shaping Cami.
    runawaybelle at google

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  168. I like their Lattice Edge Mesh Tank. Its stlyish and works the SPANX magic on top.

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  169. I am loving the Bod-a-Bing! pants

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  170. I like the Bod-a-Bing Pants. Thanks!

    acm211 [at] gmail [dot] com

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  171. love this:
    Peek-A-Boo Camisole
    $128

    autumn398 (at) yahoo.com

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  172. I could use the Hide & Sleek Full Panty Bodysuit.

    banzonj1 AT gmail DOT com

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  173. I like the Hide & Sleek Girl Short

    ehhogan@bellsouth.net

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  174. My sister loves the Hide & Sleek Hi-Rise Body Smoother in Black. Please accept my entry. Thank you.

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  175. I love the Hide & Sleek Hi-Rise Body Smoother! Love the 'plus' sizing options. And would love to do a product review on my blog as well! ;-)

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