LUSH Beside the Seaside {Giveaway}

It’s that time of year, when school is back in session and many of us are dreaming of being on a beach somewhere. Don’t despair! Take a mental vacation to the seaside right from home with LUSH’s Beside the Seaside gift. It’s filled with dreamy bath products to make you feel like you’re right back at the beach and it’s delivered in a cute and colorful beach hut.

Take a trip in your tub with Sandstone soap, Blue Skies bubble bar, Big Blue bath bomb, and Happy Hippy shower gel. This gives you the sandy shores, blue skies, aqua water, and sunshine, all in a neat little package.

We’re giving away LUSH’s Beside the Seaside to one reader of TravelingMamas.com. Here’s how to enter:

Required: Leave a comment on this post telling us about your favorite seaside moment. You can enter once per day per email address.

Bonus Entries (once you’ve left the required comment, leave a different comment for each bonus entry below to be counted):

Contest entries close at 11:59 PM CST on September 8, 2011. Must be at least 18 years of age to enter and a resident of the US. Comments will be recovered from SPAM.

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  1. I’m just a little jealous of this giveaway. My favorite seaside moment is a combination of summers spent at the Jersey Shore. I loved Seaside Heights as a little girl.

  2. My favorite seaside moment was sitting with my two best friends. We were at Capitola Beach eating salt water till we were sick. This was two weeks ago! 🙂

  3. I like TravelingMamas.com on Facebook, my FB name is Amanda Moore, and shared this post with friends!

  4. My favorite seaside moment is reading on the beach in the late afternoon and dusk. Four to six pm is the best time to hang out at the beach!

    larkspurpurple (at) gmail.com

  5. my favorite beach side was on the coast of southern spain. I dug my toes in the sand and sipped on a nice cool drink. I remember the scent of the ocean and the cool white breeze. I knew that forever would never fail me.

  6. the first time my daughter saw the ocean was my favorite. i’ll never forget the look on her face.

    brittneydejajason at gmail dot com

  7. I have two favorite seaside moments. The first is seeing my sons catch fish for the first time and the second is taking my northern cousin to the beach and watching him swim in the Gulf of Mexico and come back and bake in the sun. Well he tanned and I burned!!! 😉

  8. My favorite seaside moment is when I was in a boat in the caribbean and got to see my first and only live pelican.

  9. I grew up going to the Jersey shore. I have so many great memories from there and now I enjoy introducing my husband and 4 children to the same great places and fun things to do.

  10. My favorite seaside moment is sitting in my beach chair in a nice quiet spot reading a book with the sound of the ocean in the background.

  11. My favorite seaside moment was going to Florida when I was little with my parents. They took me to the beach and at first, I hated the ocean because the salt burned my eyes. But after I started playing in the sand and looking for seashells, I loved it. 🙂


  13. My favorite seaside moment is when my whole family went to Edistio Island and rented a beach house for a week. It was awesome being with all the family and enjoying the beach together.
    Thanks for the giveaway:)

  14. My favorite seaside moment happened this summer! I spent a lot of time at the beach this summer, but the best day was when my favorite band came out with a new album…I grabbed my iPod, went to the beach, laid out & listened to the whole thing. Nothing but the sun, the sand, and amazing music!


  15. My favorite moments spent seaside are during n’oreasters, hurricanes and other storms. There is something so beautiful about sitting looking at the ocean’s fury, safe from the storm. I spend every morning thanking my good fortune to live where I do and being able to spend time by the sea.

  16. One of my best seaside moments is collecting seashells with my cousin in Ocean City MD when we were kids.

  17. DH and I once played hooky from work and drove down to San Diego. We parked at the Hotel Del Coronado and just hung out at the beach. It wasn’t cold out, but it wasn’t summer either, and the place was absolutely desolate. I wish all beach visits could be that private.

  18. Seeing my son get married on Pensacola Beach. It was beauitful. Like on FB and thanks for the great sweep. Hope to win 🙂

  19. My next favorite memory is walking on Daytona Beach at night with my now husband… almost 26 years ago!

  20. My favorite seaside moment was when my parents took my sister and I to the bahamas and we went deep sea diving!

  21. My favorite childhood seaside moment was when I was a kid and our family going to Galveston Island every summer. My favorite adult seaside moment was going to the beach in Italy with a large group of friends. That was a once in a lifetime trip.

  22. For several years I lived a block and a half away from the ocean. I loved walking over the rocks looking to see what the sea had brought up.
    iridia718 at gmail dot com

  23. My fav moment seaside would have to be when my friends and I were at a bonfire and we spotted a pod of dolphins playing under a full moon. Just a really beautiful moment…oh and I LOVE Lush products.

  24. My favorite moment was seeing the look on my son’s face as he saw the ocean for the first time!

  25. My favorite seaside moment was a trip my dad and I took to Maine when I was in high school, it’s the last trip we ever took just the two of us and I will always cherish those memories.
    blue65829 at aol dot com

  26. Ocean City, NJ is a favorite of our family. I have great memories of my kids building sand castles, discovering ocean wildlife and body surfing. We love the beach!

  27. My favorite seaside moments are going to the beach for a week every summer with the kids. The look on their faces are priceless. Nothing like sitting next to the ocean for a week!

    winbigjenn at aol dot com

  28. When our kids were small, we took them to Florida’s east coast to play on the beach and in the ocean. It was wonderful! Living in the midwest, I never tire of visiting either coast.

  29. Unfortunately I have never been to the ocean, but I have been to the lake quite a bit. My favorite moment is sitting in the sand watching my kids splash around in the water. The pure joy on their faces makes me feel like the greatest mom ever!

  30. My favorite seaside moment was on a family trip to FLorida. The kids were frolicing in the surf and we discovered our son’s bathing suit was see throw when it got wet. Oops. just had to get a new suit.

  31. Family time at the beach when the whole fam went together and spent the week in a beach house playing games, having fun

  32. The first time I went to the beach. I don’t remember if I was eleven or twelve; my birthday is in the middle of summer, so it could have been either. I couldn’t swim very well, but I had an awesome time playing in the water close to shore.

  33. We have been to Gulf Shores only once, but it was a great family vacation. The kids loved all the wildlife in the area, especially the gators! I love walking on the sand with my husband.

  34. Going to the beach in Orlando Florida and relaxing. I love the sound of the waves and the warm sunshine.

  35. My favorite seaside moment was walking on the beach very early in the morning. It was peaceful and cool. I looked for shells that had washed ashore as I walked.


  36. growing up my grandparents lived at the beach and they would always take us there on nice summer days and we would spend the days there. Miss those days when life was so easy and fun!

  37. i remember being by the ocean in Oregon at a tiny little mom and pop shop. they had the best fresh salt water taffy ever! 1 b lock from the ocean. i sat on the beach in the freezing cold enjoying my salt water taffy.

  38. I guess my favorite Pacific Ocean beach is on Coronado Island, near San Diego. I loved all the unique sea creatures: sand dollars, starfish and purple sea anenomes!

  39. My favorite seaside moment was as a kid vacationing in the Oregon coast at Seaside and collecting shells with my Grandma.

  40. Riding my cruise bike to the beach, putting my colorful towel on the soft warm sand, listen the waves and read a god fiction novel.

  41. My favorite beach memory is when my husband came home from his deployment and we took our 9 month old daughter to the ocean for the first time as a family. It was the first ever family vacation we had and we all had so much fun. My baby girl laughed at the waves hitting her feet and cried when it hit her above the knees. Her favorite was eating sand. It is a memory I will hold onto forever!

  42. My fave (sorry never have been by a sea) but ocean side moment was in Boston watching dolphins and whales swim. It was breath taking!

  43. When we lived in Panama City Beach, at sunset we’d get out of the water (jellyfish) and watch the dolphins before going home for the evening. Beautiful.

  44. One of my favorite seaside memories involves making sand castles at the beach, for my first time in the Atlantic Ocean circa the early 90’s.

  45. I met one of my oldest friends when I was 10 and our families had houses by each other on the beach. There weren’t a lot of other kids so we spent a lot of time together that week. We exchanged addresses and became pen pals. She was in my wedding and we are still friends!

  46. Favorite moment is when we took the kids to the beach when their daddy came back from over seas.

  47. My favorite moment is when I got to go to Ocean City MD and look out at the Atlantic Ocean and play in the sand for hours. I love the sightseeing/boardwalk that they have there. 1.5 years ago and 7 years ago.

  48. Favorite seaside moment was jumping waves with my hubby down in Mexico. We were on a Jeep Adventure and stop for lunch on the beach. It was such a relaxing afternoon and we were the only ones on the beach. Absolutely beautiful.

  49. My favorite moment is watching the sunset from our boat. Even if we are just in the marina!

  50. My favorite would be taking my children to the ocean for the first time and watching to looks of amazement on the little faces.


  51. We decided to hold our family reunion this year at our shore house – plenty of great moments! My favorites were the nightly bonfire – and s’mores!

    e-mail: lucky02130 (at) gmail (dot) com

  52. My favorite seaside memory –one summer day we went to the boardwalk and my Dad gave us each $5 to play games and buy candy I walked up and down trying to decide what to spend my money on and I saw a shack at the end of the pier that said bait. My brother explained they sell baby fish for the fishermen to use to catch big fish. So I bought $5 worth of bait fish then walked down to the shore and set them free.

  53. My favorite seaside moment was spending time at Coco Beach with my husband and three children when they were just babies…. thay had an amazing time. I wish they were that small again!

  54. My favorite moment happened just a few weeks ago. We had a lovely picnic on the beach. So peaceful and lovely! Thanks for the chance! 🙂

  55. My favorite seaside moment is when we go to Gulfshores and play in the waves and build sand castles every summer with the family.

    ginaferrell3 at yahoo dot com

  56. My favorite seaside moment is actually lakeside-we had a cottage on the lake, and we’d have fabulous bonfires most summer evenings.

    dwellenstein at cox dot net

  57. The moment I remember most is the first time I saw the ocean. We had previously lived inland in Ohio but moved to California. The visit to the ocean was one of our first destinations after we got settled in and I remember being sick the next day from accidentally swallowing (probably bacteria filled) sea water 😀 Its still a happy memory for me though

  58. I’ve never been to the sea. I’ve seen a lot of lakes. Love going paddle-boating.


  59. i’ve only been to the beach once…and i was stung by a jelly fish….I guess i could’ve made a story up….sorry, no exciting stories…

  60. My favorite seaside moment was sitting with my friends on Charleston Harbor watching the dolphins jump.

  61. Thanks for the giveaway…great seaside moments this summer boogie-boarding with my kids in San Diego this summer !

    senorpiero [at] yahoo [dot] com

  62. My favorite is sitting on the beach with a corona and lime the last weekend of summer and chatting with my friends in the summer before the hectic school schedule starts in September.

  63. they are only in my mind as I am in the midwest and have not been to the beach since I was like too young to remember! lol
    and I sooo need a trip to one!

  64. My favorite seaside moment is when I used to build sandcastles with my cousins at our family reunion every year.

  65. My favorite moments are when I would spend time with a cpl friends at night on the beach when noone was around and it was so peaceful

  66. My favorite memories are the summers I spent with my family at the shore when I was a kid. Everyone came together for the whole summer

  67. My favorite seaside moment was building sandcastles on the beach and playing in the waves when I was a kid down at wildwood

  68. When we were kids our parents took us to Wildwood Crest, N. J. for two weeks every summer. I still have such fond memories of the boardwalk and all the fun things we did and saw.
    spcale at yahoo dot com.

  69. Great contest! My fave time is when I would swim in the ocean as a little girl and imagine that I was a mermaid…

  70. My best times were with my dad while he taught me to boogie board and play Frisbee and volleyball.

  71. I have the best memories as a kid spending all night long fishing on the pier with my dad or my sister or cousin. That was alot of fun times and we never left til the sun came up

  72. my fave seaside moment was last jan. we took the kids on their first cruise and we built sand castles in montego bay jamaica baby! clallen at ntin dot net

  73. When My Son was little we would take him to the beach and He would love it. We would spend all day out their

  74. I lived at the beach for several years and have many favorite moments. Among them are early morning walks with my dog and seeing a pod of dolphins the first time I went surfing.

  75. I remember going to the beach with my friends in college and saying that I didn’t want to get wet all the way so I turned around to walk back to the beach and this huge wave came in and dragged me into the ocean. I was the only one drenched!

  76. My favorite seaside moment is anytime I go back home to Grenada and swim in the ocean. When I was growing up I enjoyed swimming in the ocean.

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