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the tangible holiday giveaway with Coverboo | shop local

Welcome to the second giveaway as part of the Tangible gift giveaway featuring local products! (For more inspiration and ideas on how to keep your shopping dollars local, visit the City and Baby blog! )
I don’t know about you, but I get pretty tired of using the ‘nusing cover’. You know the ubiquitous term for a cheesy flower power cloth with a strap around your neck to cover up while nursing your baby. It seems synonymous with a billboard calling out ” Don’t mind me, I’m just breastfeeding and need to wear this huge flower blanket”.
Well, now there is an alternative. Introducing, the coverboo!
I met Maria of Coverboo couture this past summer at the very first Social Circlet, a casual social to meet fellow entrepreneurs, designers, business owners and people alike who link through the network channels. She was wearing one of her coverboos that evening, but to the bystander it was simply a pretty blue silk scarf. My littlest was just 2 weeks old that evening and so I tried out the coverboo. Not only does it look stylish, it’s designed to also wear as a cover up for those nursing breaks!
(Photo is NOT property of tangible moments and belong to coverboo couture.)
I asked Maria about her inspiration behind Coverboo:
“I came up with the idea for the CoverBoo because I had looked around at the other nursing covers in the market and I had already owned so many scarfs I liked to wear, and none of which covered me up properly without falling down.
I finally dug out my sewing machine and came up with a design that I played with on some of my existing scarves and voila. The CoverBoo was born. No more digging into your diaper bag looking for the nursing cover. No More searching thru various pockets for clips to keep your nursing blanket clipped to you.
All you have to do is twist & adjust the CoverBoo Nursing scarf, and in less than 30 seconds you are set to feed your baby ! I love it for the convenience… and the fact that doesnt LOOK like your typical nursing cover.”
(The photo below is a snapshot of me using the coverboo at the aforementioned Social Circlet. This particular scarf was a smaller size, and larger ones are available to offer more coverage as well.)
So where can you purchase one of these coverboos? (A locally based online retailer, sprogs!)

But we can’t have a giveaway without giving away one of these fabulous Coverboos. SOOO, here are the details:

You can enter up to 4 times by doing each of the following.

  1. Visit www.coverboocouture.com and peruse all the styles in the style gallery. Comment below on your favourite pattern.
  2. Make sure to ‘like’ both tangible moments and coverboo on facebook and come back here to comment that you did.
  3. Post on your facebook status about this local giveaway, hyperlinking tangible moments with the @ sign. Comment about it below.
  4. Tweet about this giveaway and then comment about it below. (When doing so, be sure to include both twitter handles @tangiblemoments and @coverboocouture so I can check back.)
Make sure you comment on this post each time you complete one of the above steps so it counts as an entry. (So if you complete 3 of the steps above, there should be 3 separate comments below.)  The winner will be chosen randomly and announced on Wednesday, Dec 14th.

Good Luck! 

Have questions for Maria? Or an idea for a custom order?
Maria Cristina Flores
Founder / Designer
CoverBoo Couture
(c) 780.995.8693
Jen kinal - December 11, 2011 - 4:21 pm

I love the water color chiffon

Jen kinal - December 11, 2011 - 4:22 pm

Liked both tangible moments and coverboo on facebook!

Jen kinal - December 11, 2011 - 4:28 pm

Shared it on my Facebook hot mama network page 🙂

Jen kinal - December 11, 2011 - 4:32 pm

Posted it on twitter! Thanks for the amazing giveaway Coverboo is fabulous!

Alexa - December 11, 2011 - 4:43 pm

I love the purple, black and grey plaid one!

Alexa - December 11, 2011 - 4:49 pm

Liked both on

Alexa - December 11, 2011 - 4:50 pm

Shared on my facebook page!

Maureen - December 11, 2011 - 5:25 pm

I love Blue Grey Plaid – and love the idea!

Maureen - December 11, 2011 - 5:26 pm

Liked both on Facebook.

Amery D. - December 11, 2011 - 5:31 pm

Love the Sunburst pattern!

Amery D. - December 11, 2011 - 5:32 pm

Liked Tangible Moments & Coverboo on Facebook!

Maureen - December 11, 2011 - 5:33 pm

I made a Facebook status – though I am still playing with how to hyperlink!! 🙂

Chris - December 11, 2011 - 6:09 pm

What a great idea! My fave is the large purple/black/grey/plaid. 🙂

Chris - December 11, 2011 - 6:11 pm

I’ve liked Tangible moments for a while now on Facebook and now I liked this great business too!

Chris - December 11, 2011 - 6:16 pm

Just tweeted about it and will Facebook soon ! Have lots of mamas on my friends list so can’t wait to share with them. 🙂

Pam - December 11, 2011 - 6:17 pm

I am in love with this idea!! The black and white hounds-tooth is my fav…but they are sold out. So second is the teal grey plaid.

Pam - December 11, 2011 - 6:17 pm

I put this giveaway on fb!!

Pam - December 11, 2011 - 6:18 pm

I liked Tangible Moments and Coverboo on fb!

Chris - December 11, 2011 - 6:23 pm

Posted to all my mama friends on Facebook! Thank you again for bringing this cool product to our attention! My little one is due December 20th so I may have to get on ordering one!! 🙂

Susan Shwaga - December 11, 2011 - 6:51 pm

I liked Tangible Moments and Coverboo on Facebook!

Susan Shwaga - December 11, 2011 - 6:51 pm

I think I like the purple, grey and plaid one the best, although I am anxious to see the new winter designs!

maria cristina flores - December 11, 2011 - 9:30 pm

Thank you so much for the support everyone ! Its hard to believe I just started this up a few short months ago, since then I have met so many wonderful people.
There will be more styles & patterns for the CoverBoo Winter Line – Coming soon. Stay tuned !!!

Brian Sutton - December 11, 2011 - 10:47 pm

I have liked CoverBoo and Tangible Moments on FB.

Bibagogo - December 11, 2011 - 11:23 pm

I love both! And ‘Like’ Both and can’t speak enough on how important a good Grey Jersey ‘Scarf’ .. aka coverboo is perfect for everyone! EVEN if not breastfeeding. Seriously how can you go wrong fashion-wise. Promote this product for anyone needing a product that is not only practical for the breastfeeding mom but also something that will last beyond the years and become a ‘staple’ in the accessory wardrobe!

Kim - December 12, 2011 - 7:52 am

I like the teal grey plaid!

Kim - December 12, 2011 - 7:53 am

I liked both on facebook 🙂

Courtney Bertram - December 12, 2011 - 10:34 am

Purple, grey & plaid!!! Love it!

Kristen Mackie - December 12, 2011 - 8:37 pm

Love the purple black grey plaid scarf!

Kristen Mackie - December 12, 2011 - 8:40 pm

Liked both pages on FB!!

Brian Sutton - December 13, 2011 - 3:50 pm

I have made this my FB status (and have earned points with the wife :)).

mau - December 14, 2011 - 9:24 pm

Congratulations to Jen Kinal for winning a coverboo! Thank you to everyone who entered!

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