Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Pink Guayabas + Giveaway



Hola! Today I'd like to introduce to you, my friend Susana, or S as I like to call her! She is the talented artisan behind Pink Guayabas, a line of sweet and feminine jewelry with an edge! 

About S:
I'm originally from Los Angeles, California. Moved to Colima, Mexico when I was six, moved back at 11, moved to DF Mexico City at 17, then back to LA, moved to London at 21 (yep out of the blue), moved back to LA, then to San Fransisco, spent longer periods of time in Tijuana and Puebla, Mexico, then moved to Austin, TX, then Oaxaca, Mexico... etc. etc. are you dizzy yet?

I am very proud to be a first generation college graduate and to hold a Master's degree.Yes, I'm a bit of a nerd ;)



I started making things, working with my hands from a very young age. While living in Mexico I would save up my allowance to buy big sheets of colored and textured paper that I would use to make costumes for my younger siblings. I would direct mother's day performances with my unwitting actors, (my brother and sister). Later when we came back to the US, we briefly lived with my grandfather. He had his own workshop. He would solder metals, cut Plexiglas, build things, inventing, or as he calls it innovations all the time. I would collect scraps from the floor and use them to make my own inventions. 

In college, against my father's well intended hopes, I decided to pursue art. It was a very contentious and difficult decision. Being the first to go to college in a family of 5, and not pursuing a more stable business, law, medical or engineering degree often put me at odds with my father and at times even my extended family. Thankfully with time things changed a little ;) 
Before moving to Portland I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to live in Southern Mexico. It was there that I first began letting my creative side run wild again after years of grad school. It was also there where I learned and began making jewelry mostly for friends and family and of course for myself :) It was also there that I decided to open my own etsy shop. I have a good friend who opened a shop a few years back. I love her work and she uses the space as a place to be creative. With her inspiration and having purchased several items on etsy including crucial wedding items, I finally came up with a name for my own etsy shop

As life would have it I then moved to Portland, a diy metropolis! It finally pushed me to open Pink Guayabas.
I've tried to combine all of my loves into pink g's. Bright colors, feminine pieces daringly fierce, small and sweet, classic,eco-friendly, natural, and fun! I only sell pieces I absolutely love, that I would wear, in other words, the piece in my little shop are carefully and lovingly curated. I feel like there's a little bit of my gypsy life in every piece.

Where to Find Pink Guayabas:
Twitter: @pinkguayabas
S is offering these fuchsia stacking bracelets (Eco-Friendly) to ONE lucky reader. These beautiful fuchsia stacking bracelets are made out of organic acai and job seeds! Perfect for Spring and SUMMER! Stack them up, combine them wear one, two, three. Add a splash of color to your outfits with these pretty  little bracelets ♥

To enter simply leave a comment with a link to your favorite item from PINK GUAYABAS, and your contact (email or twitter) info. Also mandatory, follow Nina on the Moon via GFC.

112 comments :

  1. Wow I loooove this kind of pieces, great one Nina!

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/94861691/fuschia-stacking-bracelets-ma-petite

    freesialeaves@gmail
    aditional entries check ;)
    Freesia

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  2. bellas I like this one too
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/88784264/cassiopeia-in-red-earrings
    @dailycurlz

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  3. i'd like to have this one :) click HERE to see

    email: apriltaro[at]gmail.com

    + entries:
    ** liked pinkguayabas and nina on the moon on fb (april angelique tarongoy)
    ** followed nina on the moon on pinterest (apriltaro)
    ** followed pinkguayabas & nina on the moon on twitter (@angelislove)
    ** TWEETED! :) click HERE to see

    hoping to win :D

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  4. http://www.etsy.com/listing/94923185/daphne-bracelet

    twilight_aple at yahoo dot com

    http://tramplingicecream.blogspot.com/

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  5. liked on fb!

    twilight_aple at yahoo dot com

    http://tramplingicecream.blogspot.com/

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  6. liked on fb!

    twilight_aple at yahoo dot com

    http://tramplingicecream.blogspot.com/

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  7. favorited on etsy as twlyou

    twilight_aple at yahoo dot com

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  8. following twitter @twlyou

    twilight_aple at yahoo dot com

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  9. following twitter @twlyou

    twilight_aple at yahoo dot com

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  10. -Liked Pink Guayabas Facebook (Aneika Thomas)
    -Liked Ninaonthemoon Facebook (Aneika Thomas)
    -Favorited Pink Guayabas Etsy (choosemusic)
    -Followed @pinkguayabas (workmessy)
    -Followed @ninaonthemoon (workmessy)
    -Followed through GFC (Aneika Thomas)

    my favorite item is http://www.etsy.com/listing/92420209/acai-necklace-daphne-necklace
    my email is aneika_thomas@yahoo.com
    (:

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  11. http://www.etsy.com/listing/88783895/acai-bib-necklace-claire-de-lune

    This is awesome! Also followed via GFC!!

    balicoastdaisy at gmail dot com

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  12. I love cosmic dancer necklace: http://www.etsy.com/listing/94860359/cosmic-dancer-necklace
    GFC: Lulu
    redalepou(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  13. I like Nina on the Moon on facebook: Olesia Flegka
    redalepou(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  14. I added pink guayabas to my favorites on etsy: MelissaLulu
    redalepou(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  15. I follow @ninaonthemoon on Twitter: @LuluFleg
    redalepou(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  16. Tweeted: https://twitter.com/LuluFleg/status/205551504524972033
    redalepou(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  17. I follow Nina Gonzalez on Pinterest: lulufleg
    redalepou(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  18. all the items are fabulous but i love the cassiopeia earrings and the fuchsia stacking bracelets
    i foloow you via GFC
    EMAIL: makeupandbeautybyprayati@gmail.com

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  19. The Daphne Bracelet is my favorite item from PINK GUAYABAS!
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  20. Oh yes, I follow your blog with google friend connect too - that should go with my entry above ^^

    I follow Nina Gonzalez on Pinterest, here's my URL, follow me back?
    http://pinterest.com/ambergibson8/

    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  21. I favorite/heart Pink Guayabas on Etsy - my Etsy name is Hurdler4eva
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  22. I tweeted about the giveaway, I'm @AmberGoo:
    https://twitter.com/AmberGoo/status/205601074311217153
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  23. I like Nina on the Moon on Facebook - my FB name is Amanda Moore
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  24. Link to my favorite item from PINK GUAYABAS: http://www.etsy.com/listing/95606077/starry-night-earrings

    Twitter:@BeatrizGKahlo87

    Follow Nina on the Moon via GFC: Done!

    Additional Entries:
    -Like Pink Guayabas Facebook: Done!
    -Like Ninaonthemoon Facebook:Done
    -Follow Nina on the Moon Pinterest: Done!
    -Favorite Pink Guayabas Etsy:
    -Follow @pinkguayabas:Done!
    -Follow @ninaonthemoon: Done!
    -Tweet: "I just entered to win 3 beautiful #ecofriendly fucshia stacking bracelets by @pinkguayabas on @ninaonthemoon blog www.ninaonthemoon.com"

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    1. Frida in Brown Necklace is ALSO SUPERB!

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  25. Tweeted and Following!

    CUTE EARRINGS? My weakness. Can't get enough of these:

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/92894293/cosmic-dancer-earrings

    email: ravegr01@gmail.com
    twitter: @GracieRaver

    <3

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  26. I am a follower on GFC :)
    My mail is rincewind9998@gmail.com

    It was hard to tell just ONE item that I like most... but I decided it's cosmic dancer necklace~!

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/94860359/cosmic-dancer-necklace

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  27. I love this: http://www.etsy.com/listing/94923185/daphne-bracelet
    GFC: Lorna
    EMail: dupy80 at yahoo dot com dot ar
    Follow both on twitter as LornaBB
    Tweet: https://twitter.com/LornaBB/status/205647757254467585

    http://kumara-lifestyle.blogspot.com/

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  28. I love this http://www.etsy.com/listing/94860359/cosmic-dancer-necklace

    Twitter - @bloomingfox
    Email - robertfox24 [at] aol [dot] com

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  29. I like pink guayabas on Facebook - Kirsty Fox

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  30. I love these http://www.etsy.com/listing/92894883/desert-pyramid-earrings
    My email address is nicole at knitnicoleknit dot com
    -Nicole
    Knit, Nicole, Knit!

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  31. I like Nina on the Moon on Facebook - Kirsty Fox

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  32. I am following Nina on the Moon on Pinterest - Kirsty Fox

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  33. I have favourited pinkguayabas on Etsy - Kirsty Fox

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  34. I am following @pinkguayabas on Twitter - @bloomingfox

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  35. I am following @ninaonthemoon on Twitter - @bloomingfox

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  36. I have tweeted - @bloomingfox

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  37. I love this: http://www.etsy.com/listing/94923185/daphne-bracelet
    GFC: Rubiah
    Email: rubiahn at googlemail dot com

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  38. I follow you on GFC (same name)
    I really like this necklace: http://www.etsy.com/listing/94861921/mar-azul-necklace

    megnate at telus dot net

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  39. I like you on facebook (same name)

    megnate at telus dot net

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  40. I follow you on Pinterest (same name)

    megnate at telus dot net

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  41. I heart pinkguayabas on etsy (id: megnate)

    megnate at telus dot net

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  42. I follow pinkguayabas on twitter as @fahlinstar

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  43. I follow you on twitter as @fahlinstar

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  44. I am a GFC follower and I like the daphne bracelet.
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/94923185/daphne-bracelet
    nbalogh522 at gmail dot com

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  45. tweeted
    https://twitter.com/maybaby522/status/205842402043367427
    nbalogh522 at gmail dot com

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  46. the tangerine bracelets are cute too! Love how they can all be stacked.

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  47. I love the desert comet necklace
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/94171407/desert-comet-necklace

    GFC: Szappanbubi
    porcukorborso at gmail dot com

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  48. I Like Ninaonthemoon Facebook as Szabina Luzics

    porcukorborso at gmail dot com

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  49. I Like Pink Guayabas Facebook as Szabina Luzics

    porcukorborso at gmail dot com

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  50. I Favorited Pink Guayabas Etsy as Szabina L

    porcukorborso at gmail dot com

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  51. I follow Nina on the Moon via GFC. I love the mar azul necklace.

    aikychien at yahoo dot com

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  52. Like Pink Guayabas Facebook - Aik Chien

    aikychien at yahoo dot com

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  53. Like Ninaonthemoon Facebook - Aik Chien

    aikychien at yahoo dot com

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  54. Follow Nina on the Moon Pinterest - Aik Chien

    aikychien at yahoo dot com

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  55. Favorite Pink Guayabas Etsy - bloomingblossom

    aikychien at yahoo dot com

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  56. Follow @pinkguayabas @3velyna

    aikychien at yahoo dot com

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  57. Follow @ninaonthemoon @3velyna

    aikychien at yahoo dot com

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  58. I follow via GFc and I love the ma petite cherie braceletes. Contact info on my blog, thanks!

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  59. I Follow @ninaonthemoon on twitter, vivacious4

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  60. I Follow @pinkguayabas, vivacious4

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  61. I love the cassiopeia earrings.

    GFC follower - Katarzyna

    gogunia3(at)wp(dot)pl

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  62. Favorited Pink Guayabas Etsy as Kaziuta

    gogunia3(at)wp(dot)pl

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  63. Follow @ninaonthemoon as @Kaziutka

    gogunia3(at)wp(dot)pl

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  64. Tweeted
    https://twitter.com/Kaziutka/status/206453561360531457

    gogunia3(at)wp(dot)pl

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  65. i like this!

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/94860359/cosmic-dancer-necklace

    vanitizebaby at yahoo dot com

    i'm a google follower!

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  66. i like you on fb courney bella

    vanitizebaby at yahoo dot com

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  67. i like pink guaybaas on fb courtney bella

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  68. following you on pintrest courtney b

    vanitizebaby at yahoo dot com

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  69. i favorited pink guaybas on etsy (meandbella)

    vanitizebaby at yahoo dot com

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  70. i tweeted

    https://twitter.com/MeandBells/status/206458417404051457

    vanitizebaby at yahoo dot com

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  71. following pink guyabas on twitter @meandbells

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  72. following your twitter @meandbells

    vanitizebaby at yahoo dot com

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  73. love thos earrings http://www.etsy.com/listing/88159791/cassiopeia-earrings

    the prize looks so attractive!

    I am a follower as bohemiansin


    bohemian_sin(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  74. Liked Pink Guayabas Facebook as madalina bibi

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  75. Like Ninaonthemoon Facebookas madalina bibi

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  76. Favorited Pink Guayabas Etsy as eugenia

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  77. Following @ pingeluială as@bohemiansin

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  78. Follow @ninaonthemoon as@bohemiansin

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  79. https://twitter.com/BohemianSin/status/206526519496032256

    tweeted

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  80. i like this : http://www.etsy.com/listing/89012614/venus-earrings
    i also liked both fb pages: andra katerina
    and following both pages: andra katerina
    email: bbyqdoll@Gmail.com

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  81. Hello,

    I love http://www.etsy.com/listing/94860359/cosmic-dancer-necklace?ref=cat_gallery_8

    Valearizzi@hotmail.it
    Pinktopping.blogspot.it La vie en rose

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  82. Following Nina on the moon via GFC

    Valearizzi@hotmail.it

    Follow me back pinktopping.blogspot.com

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  83. I like http://www.etsy.com/listing/95380820/tangerine-bracelets-ma-petite-cherie

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  84. Wow, so hard to choose! I think my favourite is the Solar Prism Pendant- it looks so earthy and powerful! Also, it's unisex- my BF and I like to share necklaces sometimes. XD

    Email: statuess@gmail.com

    Done all additional entries except for the Pinterest one (my heart belongs to Weheartit ;P) and I will add your giveaway to my sidebar, too! :)

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  85. My Fave is http://www.etsy.com/listing/95381927/camila-earrings

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  86. Following Nina on the moon via GFC

    clemonssarah7(at)gmail(dot)com

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  87. Favorited Pink Guayabas Etsy

    sarah clemons

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  88. Me apunto !!!

    Nick GFC: Xandra
    Nick Twitter: @xandratelier
    Nick Facebook: Xandratelier Shop On Line
    Email: xandratelier@gmail.com

    My favorite item: http://www.etsy.com/listing/94860359/cosmic-dancer-necklace

    Kisses,
    Xandra.

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  89. favorite is acai earrings - summer bliss earrings

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  90. I really adore the large hoop earrings - cassiopeia in red earrings. Very nice etsy shop!!

    Ashley
    shopjinx@gmail.com

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  91. https://twitter.com/ShopJinx/status/209211478664949760 tweet tweet!!

    Thank you!!
    Ashley
    shopjinx@gmail.com
    @shopjinx

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  92. Already following @ninaonthemoon on twitter with my @shopjinx account. Thanks!
    Ashley
    shopjinx@gmail.com

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  93. following @pinkguayabason twitter with my @shopjinx account. Thanks!
    Ashley
    shopjinx@gmail.com

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  94. Nina on the moon, I liked you already on facebook ;)


    Ashley W.
    shopjinx@gmail.com

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  95. Liked pink guayabas on facebook!

    Ashley W.
    shopjinx@gmail.com

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  96. I love daphne bracelet
    gfc: gloria tea
    gloriatea at hotmail dot com

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  97. I Like Pink Guayabas Facebook
    FB: Gloria Tea
    gloriatea at hotmail dot com

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  98. gfc chocolate_girl_valentina
    fb:Vale Tina : Like Pink Guayabas Facebook and your page.
    I follow you with this mail: chocolate_girl_valentina@yahoo.com

    I love red acai stacking bracelets - petite cherie bracelets.

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  99. I like this: http://www.etsy.com/listing/94860359/cosmic-dancer-necklace
    GFC: Christy Ann
    Email: z853www at hotmail dot com

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  100. Like Pink Guayabas Facebookas Christy Ann.
    z853www at hotmail dot com

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  101. Like Ninaonthemoon Facebook as Christy Ann.

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  102. Follow Nina on the Moon Pinterest as hardlyhousewife.

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  103. Favorite Pink Guayabas Etsy as z853www.

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  104. Follow @pinkguayabas on Twitter as @babybraddy.

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  105. Follow @ninaonthemoon on Twitter as @babybraddy.

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  106. Tweet:
    https://twitter.com/babybraddy/status/209464608778489858

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  107. GFC follower =Lyudmila
    Like this item
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/88784264/large-hoop-earrings-cassiopeia-in-red
    lusizova at gmail.com

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  108. I love the acai earrings!

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      Following on GFC (unthinkablebeauty@gmail.com)
      Liked Pink Guayabas on Facebook (Dorsa Charkhtubs)
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      Followed Pink Guayabas on Twitter (@11blackroses)
      Followed Nina on the Moon on Twitter ('')

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