Live Your Life with Moxie: Keychain Giveaway

Month with Moxie: Celebration Giveaway

Moxie was born in May 2010 with a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome. She had already miraculously healed from her diffuse fetal hydrops and the holes in her heart. She was named "Moxie" as she had shown that she was full of it: courage. Verve. Vigor.

Moxie has challenged us to do the same: to live our life, our one precious life, with a little



This month is Down syndrome Awareness Month and we are celebrating a Month with Moxieliving life with moxie.


We have a host of awesome Awareness Champions that will be helping us all celebrate by giving you really cool products they made or produce.


Today's Champion is Gwen, creator of Carlito's Creations. A bit more about her:


Gwen is an IT professional with a great love for crafts and recycling. What better way than to combine them both?!?! She came up with this idea while looking for a new ID Tag for her Chihuahua, Carlito, and figured out an inexpensive way to make him an ID tag made from recycled bottle-caps. She started just making them for all her friends' dogs and then decided to branch out and sell them on etsy.

Along with Pet ID Tags, she also makes personalized key-chains and magnets all from recycled bottle-caps. With Carlito as her right-hand man, she is gaining a fan base and having so much fun in the process! Please check out Carlito's Creations on etsy ( and on Facebook (

For all you Moxie fans, if you order during the month of October, you can use the coupon code GOTMOXIE15 and get 15% off your order!!!!


To enter: just fill out the Rafflecopter below!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Details: Giveaway open to US residents. Open from 10/17/12 – 10/24/12, winners  announced directly via email.

Meriah Nichols is teacher and artist who lives in a yurt off the grid. She is deaf, has 3 kids (one with Down syndrome) and a lot of chickens. She writes about travel, disability, and getting dishes done. She likes her tea Earl Grey and hot.


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