12 Days of Christmas Contest

Starting on Monday December 03, 2018…… we will be giving away a prize each day for 12 days from a wide variety of businesses located here in the Fraser Valley and surrounding area. Winners will be selected at random from our followers on Instagram!

All you have to do to enter into the contest is:
1. Follow Us, Fraser Valley Now, On Instagram
2. Follow the Business Giving away the prize pack on Instagram
3. Tag a Friend in the Comments Section of the post on Instagram
4. Like The Prize Post on Instagram!

Each prize is essentially a different contest so entering each day gives you a chance to win any of the prizes below. Winners will be selected randomly each day. Just think, if you follow us on Instagram once, you only have the other 3 steps to take each day!

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Businesses and Prize Outlines for the 12 Days of Christmas
Want to WIN a gift certificate valued at $200 from Hair Free Laser Institute? Head over to Fraser Valley Now on Instagram to ENTER. https://www.instagram.com/fraservalleynow

Hair Free Laser Institute - 12 Days of ChristmasThe Hair Free Laser Institute provides medically and FDA approved laser technology for permanent hair reduction using Intense Pulsed Light (IPL). This technology is also used for:
• improved skin appearance for Rosacea,
• flushing, sun damage,
• age spots,
• skin texture,
• photo aging which is referred to as Photo Rejuvenation, and
• acne.

Various hand pieces are used with the IPL laser which focus on different levels of the skin where controlled flashes of light penetrate and are absorbed by either the hair follicles or the pigment within the skin. It is usually a series of treatments (8-10) to reach satisfactory results. Individual results may vary.

All areas of the body (except directly around the eyes) can be treated. Treatments are relatively pain free and can be treated quickly. It is effective on all skin types and can be adjusted based on hair color, texture and body location (gray or white hairs will not be destroyed since there is no pigment in those follicles). If you have waxed, plucked or tweezed please wait 4-6 weeks before coming for your treatment.

At the Hair Free Laser Institute, we employ friendly, knowledgeable and certified laser technicians. We strive at earning your business by offering the lowest prices available for IPL technology with our monthly specials and low-price guarantee.

We have 8 clinics, 3 of which are in the Fraser Valley, BC. Our Fraser Valley clinics include:
1) Langley (Walnut Grove – inside the BUHF Beauty Boutique) 20178 – 96th Avenue Langley, BC V2Y 0K1
• Tuesday’s, Thursday’s, Friday’s and Saturday’s

2) East Abbotsford (Parallel Marketplace, inside Parallel Yoga) 106, 1900 North Parallel Road Abbotsford BC, V3G 2C6
• Monday’s and Wednesday’s

3) West Abbotsford (High Street Mall, inside Viva Care Medical Clinic) 3122 Mt. Lehman Road Abbotsford, BC V4X 0B3
• Thursday’s and Fridays

Check them out at:
Website: http://www.hairfreelaserinstitute.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HairFreeLaserInstitute/
Instagram: https://www.instgram.com/hairfreelaserinstitute

Want to WIN a gift package valued at $50 from the Relaxation Hut? Head over to Fraser Valley Now on Instagram to ENTER. https://www.instagram.com/fraservalleynow

The Relaxation Hut - 12 Days of ChristmasAt this time of the year, the stresses of work, life, sports, family, and the holiday season can start to weigh down on us all. Everything that we carry on our shoulders starts to become complex and too much for us to carry at times. Fortunately, the products found at the Relaxation Hut can help to relieve these tensions with products made from three simple ingredients; flax seeds, lavender buds, and lavender essential oils.

Tammy, the founder of Relaxation Hut created her business in 2014. She creates Flaxseed & Lavender Neck Wraps, Eye Pillows, Kiddie Boo Boo Packs, Children’s Body Pillows, Adult Body Pillows, and Hand Warmers all handcrafted in her Fraser Valley home. These soothing products make wonderful gifts for friends, family, coworkers and especially yourself.

These products have many uses from headaches, migraines, cramps, sore muscles, and arthritis, to growing pains, ear aches, mastitis, mediation, relaxation, and the list goes on. Perfect for any adult or child in your life, at home or on the go.

As a former Canadian National Team gymnast, and former Cirque du Soleil acrobat, Tammy knows first-hand the pain we our bodies can endure. She wanted to create something that would help ease my tension, muscle aches and pains, stiffness, and rusty joints and at the same time help me relax and unwind.

Tammy strives to make top quality products for everyone of all ages to enjoy. Your new neck wrap, eye pillow, or body pillow will soon play a huge part in your home and quickly become a key part in your daily downtime routine.

“I hope you will enjoy my brand as much as I’ve enjoyed creating it for you!” – Tammy

Check them out at:
Website: http://www.therelaxationhut.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/therelaxationhut
Instagram: https://www.instagram/the_relaxation_hut

Want to WIN a gift certificate valued at $30 from The Wicklow Project? Head over to Fraser Valley Now on Instagram to ENTER. https://www.instagram.com/fraservalleynow

The Wicklow Project - 12 Days of ChristmasThe Wicklow Project is a small business based in beautiful Port Moody, British Columbia. We sell quality children’s apparel, screen-printed with our original artwork to help raise awareness towards common food allergies and to help parents advocate for their little ones. We designed these shirts so that you can worry less about your little one’s food allergies! Our shirts help send a cute and clear reminder that these foods are a big no, no! From T-shirts, to sweatshirts, and onesies to baseball tees, there is sure to be something for everyone to put a parents worries to ease.

We donate a portion of our profits to Food Allergy Canada, an organization that strives to educate, support and advocate for individuals and families living with food allergies and the risk of anaphylaxis.

Check them out at:
Website: http://www.thewicklowproject.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thewicklowproject
Instagram: https://instagram.com/thewicklowproject

Want to WIN a prize package and gift certificates valued at $50 from The Fraser Valley Fashion Boutique? Head over to Fraser Valley Now on Instagram to ENTER. https://www.instagram.com/fraservalleynow

Inspiring confidence through fashion, Silver Icing Style.

What started as a vision to create an online fashion destination where women of all shapes and sizes could find pieces that complement their busy lives, a young South Surrey mom Christina set out to create a unique social selling business model. She knew these women were just like her and wanted, easy to wear quality clothing without sacrificing their style. By implementing this unique and innovative social selling program, Silver Icing has quickly become one of the fastest growing, most socially connected fashion companies in Canada. Offering customers high-quality, comfortable chic clothing at reasonable prices.

Silver Icing is Eco-Friendly and Ethically conscious too! They use many sustainable and organic fabrics like Tencel (regenerated from wood cellulose), modal and bamboo. Over 75% of their clothing coming from manufacturers in North America, the remainder is responsibly sourced to ensure that the producers meet a high code of ethics so that you can feel confident that you are not supporting international sweat shops.

Be sure to check out their lineup of exclusive high-quality leggings. They sourced a fabric that has the BEST STRETCH of any legging on the market today. They don’t fade, stretch out or shrink yet still have wicking ability to keep you dry. The best part? They stay OPAQUE and do not go sheer. What does this mean for you? Leggings that SUPPORT you, COVER you, STRETCH with you and NEVER leave you exposed.

Fraser Valley Fashion Boutique in Abbotsford is proud to carry Women’s fashion from Silver Icing clothing and their new sister company of children’s wear; I Dress Myself. Here you will find brands like;

– Silver Icing Exclusive
– Sparrow Cove
– Kenzley
– Brunette the Label
– Carmakoma
– Cherish
– Only
– Vera Moda
– Tom Tailor
– Hammer
– Silver Jeans
– Mexx Kids
– Name it
– NOIZE
– Vaenait Baby
– Posh & Cozy

Now quality clothing at a great price is easy to find in the Fraser Valley. Shop from home in our online shop or contact your #FraserValleyStylist to bring the fashion to you. From Christmas gifts for $20 and under to staple fashion pieces that every wardrobe craves.

Check them out at:
Women’s Fashion Website: http://www.silvericing.com/iced
Kid’s Fashion Website: http://www.idressmyself.com/kids
Women’s Fashion Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/group/silvericingclothes/
Kid’s Fashion Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/idmkids/
Instagram: https://instagram.com/icing_stylist

Want to WIN a gift certificates valued at $25 from Whimsy’s Jewels? Head over to Fraser Valley Now on Instagram to ENTER. https://www.instagram.com/fraservalleynow

Hello Readers!

My name is Sasha Van De Keere. I am the Lead Designer and Founder of Whimsy’s Jewels. At one point in my career, I was a business consultant and travelled regularly across North America. I wanted to find jewelry that was presentable for clients, affordable and wouldn’t tarnish or change colour. Surprisingly, I found this combination really hard to find! Out of frustration, I started to make my own jewelry. After a few months of wearing my jewelry, I found friends and family asking me where they could get the jewelry I was wearing. I was stunned that people wanted to wear the jewelry I created! This was the beginning of my little company.

On July 15th of 2016, Whimsy’s Jewels had begun – a customer inspired, affordable and hypoallergic jewelry company. I chose to have a whimsical flair because the word whimsical means playful, quaint and fanciful. I think everyone of us has an aspect of whimsical to them! I set out to make jewelry that could appeal to many different styles, could be made with higher quality metals so that they could be used for long wear and could be affordable. Our pieces are led and nickel free and range between the prices of $5-$30. We aim to have something for every style and price range.

Customer inspiration is at the heart of what we do. If a customer is the first one to buy a necklace or pair of earrings, we will name it after them! It’s incredible to share in some of the stories of why customers named their pieces what they did. We are constantly doing polls and votes with customers so that we can release new pieces that reflect their hopes and desires.
My personal favorite part of this business is being in markets. There’s nothing I can compare the feeling to being in markets, meeting new people and building relationships with customers. We love being in the community and being part of the weekends to so many people. You can find us at markets anywhere from Coquitlam to Harrison Hot Springs from May to December! Along with markets, we have an online store where you can shop with us at any time of the day. We also only ship for $2 anywhere in Canada!
Thanks so much to the customers we have met for your continued support and love. We couldn’t have done this without you over the last 2 years! And we are SO excited to meet new customers in the future!

Merry Christmas to you and your families!
Cheers,
Sasha

Check them out at:
Website: http://www.whimsysjewels.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/whimsysjewels/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/Whimsys_Jewels
Email: Whimsys.jewels@gmail.com

Want to WIN a gift certificate for 2-weeks of training, a tank top, water bottle and a towel from F45Training? (Valued at $210) Head over to Fraser Valley Now on Instagram to ENTER. https://www.instagram.com/fraservalleynow

F45 Training was born in Sydney, Australia in 2012. Since then, our company has grown and there is now over 1200 locations worldwide and is now taking Canada by storm. We have celebrities and athletes that endorse our brand as the results speak for themselves in as little as 2 weeks training with us.

F45 North Langley has been open for 6 months and in this time, we have already changed many lives. We are a community based gym and we focus on functional 45 minute High Intensity Interval Training classes led by certified Personal Trainers in a small group/team environment. From beginner to athlete, all can participate. We cater to injuries and fitness levels with our modifications for all clients. We offer Personal Training at a fraction of the cost and actually see better results as classes are unlimited with our monthly/weekly membership. We also offer an 8 week body transformation challenge four times per year, where our members are given meals plans and split into teams with their own trainer leading them into their body transformation and a healthier version of themselves. We have had amazing results so far with these and continue to prove that our training works.

So come and check us out, we guarantee that your next healthy addiction will be F45 Training North Langley!!! PROMISE 😊 For your free 7 day trial contact Samantha at northlangley@f45training.com

Connect with them now at:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/F45northlangley/photos
Instagram: https://www.instgram.com/F45trainingnorthlangley
E-mail: northlangley@f45training.com

Want to WIN a gift certificate valued at $25 from Peace & Harmony Naturalz? Head over to Fraser Valley Now on Instagram to ENTER. https://www.instagram.com/fraservalleynow

Peace & Harmony Naturalz - 12 Days of ChristmasPeace & Harmony Naturalz is geared to providing natural, chemical free body care products such as creams, lotions, specialty creams for eczema, soaps, bubble baths, make up, bathbombs as branded items we also carry a variety of body care products, jewelry, serums, EcoSoy candles, gem trees, incense, reclaimed wooden signs and children’s products that are handcrafted by local artisans. We love supporting small local handcrafted businesses. We love to support Community Services Best for Babies program as well as the Abbotsford Hospice Society. It is our goal to bring in a refillery in the near future to help our environment to cut down on waste.

I have been in the natural health industry for 25 years. I’ve been making my own products for myself and friends and family during this time. A couple of years ago my father passed away and I moved in with my mom to help look after her. I was starting to get quite busy with making my products so I decided to look for a small space to manufacture and just sell online. However every time I thought I found somewhere, something happened and it wouldn’t work out and that’s when I said to myself “whatever happens, happens and is meant to be”. As I was driving away from the last place I had looked at, feeling quite defeated I drove past this retail space with a for rent sign in the window and thought what the heck why not call. I met with the landlord the next day (still not thinking about opening a store) we had a great conversation and that’s when I decided to open a retail store. I jumped in head first and I’m so glad I did. I’ve been open for 8 months now and have met so many incredible people, artisans and customers. I’m in my happy place 😁. Along with my own line of products I have many local artisans with theirs as well. I love working with talented, like-minded people and I’m proud to support local small business.

Check them out at:
33786 George Ferguson Way,
Abbotsford BC Tuesday – Saturday 10am to 5pm
Website: http://www.peaceharmonynaturalz.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Harmonynaturalz
Instagram: https://www.instagram/peaceharmonynaturalz

Want to WIN a gift certificate valued at $30 from the Nature’s Pickin’s? Head over to Fraser Valley Now on Instagram to ENTER. https://www.instagram.com/fraservalleynow

Nature's Pickin's - 12 Days of ChristmasBefore moving to Abbotsford, Nature’s Pickin’s became known to us as the “market off the highway”. It was the one stop our family made to pick up buns and deli meat, and fruits and veggies, for our day trip to Cultas Lake or road trip up the Coquihalla. We knew that they had everything we needed to keep us fed and satisfied and it was easy to get all in one place.
As we began to call Abbotsford home, Nature’s Pickin’s quickly became our home market. Still to this day my younger kids call it the goat market as they are thrilled to see goats up on the barn roof to great them. This is a nostalgic feeling for us as we often visit the Coombs Market goats on the roof we we’re on Vancouver Island.

Nature’s Pickin’s has become a regular weekly grocery stop for us since Costco is just down the road. First stopping at Costco for all our large items we need and then off to Nature’s Pickin’s for our fresh produce, dairy, egg’s and my favourite tea from Karla’s Speacialteas. Even my American family always makes a quick stop in on to stock back up on fresh snacks on their way to visit.

I am thrilled to always see Nature’s Pickin’s involved within the community at special events, charity fundraisers and school functions. I even found them serving up the most delicious homemade soup for the racers at the Valley Vertikiller trail race this past Fall on Sumas Mountain. What a welcoming sight after a grueling race.

When Nature’s Pickin’s Market opened their doors in the summer of 2000, their dream was to bring local farmers with their bounty of fresh local fruit and vegetables to a “farmers style market that was available year-round. To add the offerings, Nature’s Pickin’s Market added a deli and a butcher shop featuring local beef, pork and chicken. Doug and Caroline opened their doors with the hope of providing Abbotsford with an abundant variety of Locally Made and Grown products which they have succeeded at. Being strong advocates of supporting local farmers, Nature’s Pickin’s Market works directly with farmers bringing their product in store, the back door is always bustling with deliveries of fresh local produce, from apples, strawberries, and kiwi’s to potatoes, green beans, peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers and so much more. The 100 Mile Diet, in the Fraser Valley, can be easily taken to task.

From Farm Fresh Produce to Grass Fed Beef raised right behind the market, to the many talented food artisans that create unique products proudly made in the Fraser Valley, Okanagan and Vancouver Island; it is easy to see why supporting Local is a passion for Nature’s Pickin’s.

As the winner of the “We Heart Local” Award for Favourite Store to Buy Local three years in a row, it’s no secret that you will fall in love with the local offerings at Nature’s Pickin’s.

Check them out at:
1356 Sumas Way, Abbotsford BC
Open 7 days a week 9am – 6pm

Website: http://www.naturespickins.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/naturespickins
Instagram: https://www.instagram/naturespickins

Want to WIN a Christmas Floral Table Centrepiece valued at $50 from Quik’s Farm Floral Shop? Head over to Fraser Valley Now on Instagram to ENTER. https://www.instagram.com/fraservalleynow

Quik's Farm Floral Shop - 12 Days of ChristmasWe are a multi-generational family owned and operated business with over 25 years experience in the flower industry. As part of our dedication to providing fresh cut flowers to our community, we opened Quik’s Farm Floral Shop in the spring of 2010.

In our 8 acres of state of the art glass greenhouses we grow top quality Chrysanthemums, Oriental Lilies, and Alstroemeria all year round. These are all staples in creating our beautiful bouquets and arrangements. Seasonally we also grow Bouvardia, Ranunculus, Asiatic Lilies and Sunflowers at our 13 acre field location. We supplement our homegrown product lines by purchasing popular cut flowers such as Gerbera daisies, Roses, Carnations, Hydrangea and other seasonally available product. We also stock a wide assortment of locally grown filler flowers and greenery.

Of course not all flowers are available locally year round. We purchase out of season product from reliable importers and wholesalers to be able to offer you a variety of choices throughout the year.

We are a full service floral shop that is not associated with an online floral wire service. All orders for pickup and delivery are taken over the phone or in person by one of our talented and experienced floral designers.

We take great pride and joy in providing hand crafted floral designs at the most affordable prices. Whether it is a freshly designed handtied bouquet from our display cooler, a custom vase arrangement that best reflects your feelings for a loved one, or a wedding full of wonderful designs that makes your big day extra special, we are here to provide the highest level of service in the floral industry.

Good Luck to Everyone in the Contest.

Important: Christmas Centrepiece will be made available December 18, 2018 or later for pick-up so you can enjoy the freshness of the arrangement through the holidays.

Contact Info:
8340 Prest Road,
Chilliwack, British Columbia
Canada. V4Z 0A6
Tel: 604-824-2794
Email: floralshop@quikfarm.ca
Hours:
Mon – Fri: 9:30-5:30
Saturdays: 9:30-4:00
Closed Sundays, Stat Holidays
(Except Family Day)

Connect Socially:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/quiksfloralshop/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/quiksfloralshop/

Want to WIN a your own pair of Armidilly arm covers? Head over to Fraser Valley Now on Instagram to ENTER. www.instagram.com/fraservalleynow

Hello Readers, my name is Val.

Armidilly - 12 Days of ChristmasI am a runner and a bit of a fitness nut, living in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia where the weather endorses year-round outdoor exercise. After years of training and races I have worn a variety of athletic apparel, not only for running but for cross training and other sports too.

Armidilly Arm Covers have become one of the mainstays of my active and leisure wardrobe because they are such a versatile accessory. You can wear arm covers with a sleeveless top, short sleeves, or even under a light-weight long sleeve top for extra warmth in cooler weather.

They are designed long enough to cover your knuckles for cold and chilly morning rides, in lightweight fabric for Spring and Summer temperatures, and heavier weight fabric for cooler Fall and Winter temperatures. Select styles have a thumb holes for positioning lower on your hand and sweat cuffs for wiping your sniffles. Other styles include a pocket for your phone, a mesh for breathability or reflective strips for visibility in darker weather.
Armidilly’s are very versatile and are great for men, women and children. They can be worn for pre-activities, such as waiting for your Pilates class to start, for post-activities, like cool down at Yoga, and even at leisure times while enjoying a coffee or smoothie with your exercise cohorts. Sport, dance, golf, and running enthusiasts will love a pair of Armidilly’s as unique as they are.

Best of all Armidilly offers a crazy selection of prints and colours! The fabrics are bought locally and in small quantities so it would be very unlikely for you to see someone with the same Armidilly as you, unless you bought them for a team event.

I encourage you to take some time and have some fun finding the right Armidilly that speaks to you. The unique pattern names are inspired by lyrics of songs played while I designed, cut, and stitched your arm cover together. Perhaps it’s the pattern or the name of your new arm cover that speaks to you, but your active and leisure wardrobe will never be the same.

Check them out at:
Website: http://www.armidilly.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/armidilly
Instagram: https://www.instagram/armidilly

Want to WIN a gift certificate valued at $100 from The Happy Homesteader? Head over to Fraser Valley Now on Instagram to ENTER. https://www.instagram.com/fraservalleynow

Hello readers,

The Happy Homesteader - 12 Days of ChristmasWe are Allan and Lorna, owners of The Happy Homesteader in beautiful Mission BC. We opened The Happy Homesteader because we have always been passionate about living off the land, eating what you grow, hunt, or fish, and celebrating beautiful British Columbia – particularly Mission (where we also live!). We enjoy Preserving and raising our own honey bees. We sell honey bee supplies, live honey bees, mason bees, and a cute little leaf cutter bees. We hand select every product we carry from bee keeping supplies, to handcrafted spoons and epic smokers! We also love to host classes for our community and teach avid and aspiring Happy Homesteaders skills like pickling and preserving – an art that we believe is important to pass down from generation to generation. As well we have a huge selection of food preservation equipment, smokers, canners, dehydrators, how to classes and much, much more.

Check them out at:
33180B 1st Avenue Mission BC
Tues-Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4, Sunday 12-4

Website:http:// www.thehappyhomesteader.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thehappyhomesteader
Instagram: https://instagram.com/thehappyhomesteader99

Want to Win a Fraser Valley Now Ad Pack valued at over $5000.00? Head over to our Instagram profile to Enter. https://www.instagram.com/fraservalleynow

Fraser Valley Now Ad Space - 12 Days of ChristmasWith a wide spectrum of information, it is easy to find what you may be looking for. It is the only website of its kind in the Fraser Valley covering so many areas and jurisdictions with so much information.

Fraser Valley Now produces content that engages local consumers and businesses. With quality partnerships, Fraser Valley Now provides content designed to resonate with local target audiences and inspire consumer and local business action.

We are everything Fraser Valley, a full resource for consumers and businesses alike. Our digital solutions target different interests throughout our online presence which will provide you with targeted advertising.

To celebrate the 2018 Christmas season, we are giving away a massive marketing ad pack that a business can definitely benefit from. It includes a main page banner ad, a single city main page banner ad, and 4 social posts per month in both our Facebook and Twitter profiles; all of this for 6 consecutive months in 2019. We will even allow you to choose when the 6 months begins! As an added bonus, we will also provide the lucky winner with a business directory premium listing for 1 year in the Fraser Valley Now Business Directory

  • Main Home Page Sidebar Box Banner Ad for 6 months $2400 value
  • Single City Main Page Sidebar Box Banner ad for 6 months $1380 value
  • 4 Posts per Month for 6 Months on Facebook $800 value
  • 4 posts per Month for 6 Months on Twitter $720 value
  • Business Directory Premium Listing for 1 year $400 value

Note: ALL content for digital ads, social posts, and the business directory is client supplied.

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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fraservalleynow
Media Kit: https://fraservalleynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Fraser-Valley-Now-Media-Kit.pdf

Note: Ad Space is not redeemable for cash or credit. Fraser Valley Now reserves the right to refuse advertising to businesses, organizations or associations it deems as unethical, discriminatory, or immoral. This Advertising Pak is not transferrable and needs to be utilized within 6 consecutive months during 2019.

BC residents only. Fraser Valley Now Resource 12 Days of Christmas Contest goes from Monday December 03, 2018 and closes Friday December 14, 2018. Lucky winners chosen each day will be announced in our Instagram Stories and will be notified through direct message by the offering business ✉️ This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram.

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