Saturday, February 27, 2010

Robeez Giveaway at Thrifty Mama B!

Thrifty Mama B

Robeez are my absolute favorite soft soled baby shoes. My son wore them exclusively from birth to walking. They are adorable and addictive. It is hard to own just one pair! Thankfully my family has kept my baby shoe addiction alive. Now with my daughter I have my son's old shoes... who says a girl can't wear frogs or lions?... and she has her own gorgeous pink & girly shoes.

So I had to let you all know about the great giveaway... scratch that! GREAT giveaway over at Thrifty Mama B for a size 6-12 months and again are called Flitty Flight Mary Janes in white. So cute! I need these shoes. Luckily my little girl is currently 6 months old. Perfect! So, ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends 3/10. Good luck.
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Diapering Event on The Eco-Cheap Mom!

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I just love diapering events, and this one looks like it will be great! The Eco-Cheap Mom has brought together many great sponsors and a whole range of products to get even the most die-hard disposable Mom singing another tune! Everything from the diapers to wipes, solution, bags etc. to get you started.

So, be sure to bookmark: button2

And mark your calendars to have a very fluffy month of April! See you there. ...oh, check out this post to find out how you can get extra entries into her event. Secret handshake not necessary.
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Friday, February 26, 2010

"Mabel’s Labels BlogHer ‘10 Contest"

So, what if the internet was wiped out by an electrical storm? Here is my response for the "Mabel’s Labels BlogHer ‘10 Contest"

Hi there dear friend. What a wild ride this has been. I may lose you, so I had better type fast.

I really feel like we have grown close over the years. You have grown into something I admire and need in my life. Though you seemed overwhelming at first, your uses and speed have grown more than I could have ever imagined. You have been there for me, so thank you. What a wild ride!

You were there when I traveled through Asia & connected me with friends across the globe.

You were there when my children were born & I needed to share them with the everyone everywhere. Every smile, laugh and scary PKU diagnosis you were a part of. I would log on to do research, pass the time or for retail therapy. You have been there through insomnia, sickness and nighttime nursing. You even supported my passions for food, attached parenting and movies. And now you are here bringing new friends into this SAHM's living room.

You hooked me up with Facebook, that went well. You knew I would love twitter. Social networking & blogging have overtaken TV and other pursuits in my life. We have had a pretty good relationship through the years and I can't believe this may be our last interaction.
Oh internet! There will be a hole left in my life when you are gone. RIP ??- 2010.
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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Follow Friday - Week 7!

Friday Follow

Welcome again to the weekly Friday Follow! How did week 7 sneak up on us so fast? Time really flies. Well, same instructions as every week... follow our fabulous hostesses, One 2 Try, Hearts Make Families and Midday Escapades, and then follow as many new blogs on the list as you want. It is amazing how many fabulous blogs there are out there. Leave a comment and invite them over to visit your neck of the woods.


MckLinky Blog Hop


I will try to get to as many new blogs as I can. I love each and every new comment I get!

**Also, I am currently a finalist over at Jolly Mom's blog for a printer & laptop. Would you spare a moment to click and vote for my blog? I am in 2nd place and the contest ends 2/28 at midnight. All the submission links are there and I would really appreciate the help. Who knows, maybe I will have the chance to help you out in the future. Good karma all around. :)

For more follow fun, join:

The Trendy Treehouse
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"Bubble & Brown" Stoneware Baker Set *Giveaway*

I just love cooking, baking and really any type of creating in my kitchen. So I am always on the look out for new dishes and such I can add to my collection. Have you ever seen the Rachel Ray "Bubble & Brown" Stoneware? Well, have I got a treat for you all today! Pull some bar stools up and get comfy. You won't want to miss the giveaway I am hosting.



A few weeks back I was lucky enough to win this beautiful set from CSN stores on Giveaways & More. Then I was contacted to host my own giveaway with my choice of product and I jumped on the chance! CSN is a Boston based online retailer that has grown to become one of the top 3 online US retailers of home and office goods with 200 online stores. They have an amazing selection of products. Some of these stores include www.diningroomsdirect.com, www.cookware.com, www.moremailboxes.com, and more!

When my set arrived I put it straight to work with a family favorite of ours, Baked Lemon Pasta. Yum!



Such a simple and winter worthy recipe! Click on the link for the recipe. It just requires pasta, lemons, garlic, butter, Parmesan cheese & sour cream. Okay, I didn't say it was diet-worthy...

The Stoneware was a big hit. I am glad to have two lovely pieces I can take for potlucks and parties. They are just gorgeous and did a great job keeping the temperature even during baking and cleanup was a breeze with the nonstick surface! A real A+ overall.



Buy It:

If you can't wait to have your own set, you can buy one here. Currently there is a smokin' deal on these. They can be yours for the sale price of $34.95.



Win It:

Would you like to win your own Rachael Ray “Bubble & Brown” 2-Piece Stoneware Baker Set in Blue? Of course you do!



  • Mandatory Entry Go to CSN stores & take a look around. What other item would you like to own? Please include your email or have it visible in your profile. This must be done for any other entries to count.

    For extra entries, do any or all of the following and leave a comment letting me know after you do the mandatory entry mentioned above:


  • Follow my blog publicly with Google Friend Connect (2 entries)
  • Subscribe to my RSS feed (1 entry)
  • Blog about this giveaway with a link to my site and CSN stores (4 entries)
  • Follow me on Twitter and tweet about this giveaway. (2x per day at least 2 hrs apart) Feel free to use: "Win a Bubble & Brown Stoneware Set from CSN Stores @notimeMom http://bit.ly/9fACVh :: ends 3/12 #giveaway Pls RT!" Please include the URL (1 entry per tweet)
  • What would you make in this stoneware set? (1 entry)

Open to the US and Canada. Please leave a separate comment for each entry to get full credit. Giveaway ends on March 12th at 11:59 pm PST. A winner will be chosen on the 13th via Random.org. and will be emailed. They will have 48 hours to respond or another winner will be chosen. The prize will be shipped directly from CSN.

Disclaimer: I did not receive any compensation for this giveaway. I won the baking set on Giveaways and More! And CSN offered to let me host a giveaway here for you.
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Aloha Friday - #4




Aloha Everyone! In Hawaii, Aloha Friday is the day that they take it easy and look forward to the weekend. Can you believe we made it to Friday? We survived the week, so to celebrate let's sit back and relax. No heavy mental lifting today... just one simple little question...

What is the one thing you can't live without in a new place?

I ask this because I have moving on the brain right now. We should, I hope be moved within a month, but there is a lot of work to be done first. Nothing a little elbow grease, can of paint, and an arsenal of cleaning supplies can't fix! My biggest thing... okay, 2 top wishes were a yard for the kids to enjoy and a workable kitchen. This isn't Adventures in all things Food for nothing!

Currently we have a small area fenced out back that has a small cement pad for a BBQ & a couple of chairs with a little area of gravel. I am sure that I don't have to tell you that gravel and a two year old that could could give the Energizer Bunny a run for his money are a bad mix! If we didn't move he would either break a limb jumping off of furniture in our living room, or require an ER trip courtesy of the gravel out back. At least with a yard he has more room to run off some energy. And dirt is good for a kid's soul!

And kitchen? Well, I have big plans to only increase my culinary and canning efforts this next year. It seems like the majority of my life revolves around this room, so it is a high priority.

Wow, that was longer than you expected, wasn't it? Sorry 'bout that. I guess I am just really excited. Please let me know where your priorities are. I bet you will be more successful with brevity than I was. I always love reading your posts, so have at it.

If you want more Aloha Friday fun, go to An Island Life and check out the other posts on the Linky.
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Free Cookies?? Yes!


What is even better than getting a cookie? Well, getting a free cookie, of course! Starting March 1st , you can get a weekly deal on Nabisco cookies by becoming a Nabisco Cookies Facebook fan. Check back every week for their new offer.


Thank you Twittermoms for passing on this information.
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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Woo-hoo! I am a Finalist.

A little while ago I entered a contest to win an HP laptop & printer bundle over at Jolly Mom. Today I got the email that I am now a finalist! I am so excited... but, I have a long way to go. I need to get votes in order to win.

I originally wrote a blog post saying why I hoped to win, and how it would create change in my life and others in 2010. You can read my blog post HERE. I would still love to win this bundle and I could really put it to good use. As you will read, my children have a Metabolic Disorder called PKU and I could really use a printer to help with that. From printing recipes, printing off safe food lists and recording their food intake for the day that printer & computer would get a real workout. I would also love to share my love of the locavore food movement in the form of recipes and info with others.

Can you help me and VOTE for Adventures in all Things Food? This is just a simple click and vote sort of thing.

All of the finalists are listed on Jolly Mom and there are some great submissions. I am so excited to have made it this far and I am really hoping to go all the way to the end.

Thank you all so much!
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Wordless Wednesday - Randomness of the Boy Variety

My son practices safe movie viewing.
Boy discovers football. Again, he insisted on wearing his helmet.
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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Halo Sleepsacks, not just for Babies!

Oh, yeah... that's right! The company listened to numerous customers and finally came out with a toddler's version of the sleepsack. Before you get visions of 2 year olds falling down in potato-sack style bags, know that the company put leg holes in this version! Now I want to let the company know that I want one for me to wear. It would be even better than a Snuggy! And I want them to be footed, too. Oh, well. Yeah, on to the giveaway!

Over at Annie's Home there is a giveaway going for the Early Walker wearable blanket. Go ahead, take a peak! https://www.halosleep.com

Cool isn't it? Okay, this would be perfect for my super tiny toddler. This boy has no meat on his bones and gets cold easily. This would be fabulous! Isn't it amazing how toddlers wiggle out of blankets?

If you want to a chance at this fabulous giveaway, ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends 3/8. Goodluck!
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Bows Giveaway

Just wanted to let all you Grandmas, Moms or Aunties of little girls know about this adorable giveaway over at Take It From Me



I just adore dressing up my little girl. I love tutus, fairy wings and hair bows of all shapes & sizes. Even though my little girl has yet to have a full head of long locks, I am collecting cute clips and ribbons for when she does. This giveaway features Bows2Cute bows which really are adorable! I would love to win this headband & two clips. ...so, don't feel pressured to enter... but, if you still want to ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends 2/25.
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Curious Chef Set Giveaway!

I love Follow Friday! I hope if you have a blog you will join us. I have found some fabulous blogs that way and this post is to highlight a great giveaway over at Finally Finding Me...I Think



Her blog is very cute and she currently has an event going on. It's All About The Kids is currently going on, with some great giveaways, and will run till March 6th.

Okay, to the giveaway. Do you remember my posts on The Curious Chef? Well, I was lucky enough to win a Cookie set for my son as a Christmas gift. He loved it! Yeah, he is only 2, but the boy loves to cook. Well, I would adore to win him the foundation set. This will be fast, I just found out about it today and it will end 2/25. So hurry! ENTER HERE.
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The Importance of Canned Foods

So, we are all trying to eat a healthy diet, right? And we are also trying to save a little money, right? Well, have you been utilizing canned foods? Even though I buy fresh & local during the warmer months, and can what I can... can you can-can?...I do stock my pantry with canned vegetables, fruits and beans. Not only does this allow me to make my own home version of "fast food", but it allows us to still get the healthy ingredients into our meals when things are out of season. I know you might have some questions about how safe and fresh canned foods are, TwitterMoms and The Canned Food Alliance are offering me a chance to share a little information and clear up confusion regarding canned foods with their informational video. Here are some of the highlights:
  • Dry edible beans are dried in their pods naturally.
  • Beans go through a seven step cleansing process and are sorted before going to the canning facility.
  • Beans are high in fiber can be used straight from the can.
  • The darker the bean, the more oxidants.
  • Protein is not affected by canning
  • Tomatoes are picked at the peak of freshness and canned right away. This makes them fresher than many tomatoes on the grocers shelves!
  • Lycopene is more readily available from tomatoes when canned
If you are interested in learning more about the process and other cool facts, check out the widget on my sidebar (on the right) for the Canned Food Alliance.

So, how do I use my canned foods? Well, I love to have canned beans on hand because it can cut down on my cooking time. In a pinch, I love to make rice & bean cups for dinner. It is very filling, healthy and the best part? Well, it is fast! This is one of our weekly staples.

Rice Bowls

Layer ingredients as you like, but this is the order I usually use:
Brown or Jasmine rice first
1 Can of Black Beans
Grated Cheese (your choice)
Yumm! Sauce (optional... or try a bit of ranch or dressing/sauce of choice) For more info on
Cafe Yumm! visit http://www.cafeyumm.com/index.html
1 Can of sliced Tomatoes (or fresh when available)
1 jar of Salsa
Sour Cream
Avacado
1 Can of sliced Olives
Cilantro

Really the order doesn't matter because it is best to mix it all up before eating! Yum. I promise you will be full after having a bowl of this.

So, what do you do with your canned foods? What are your staples? I don't think my pantry is complete without tomato paste, tomato sauce, whole or sliced tomatoes, olives, and an assortment of beans. Black beans are our favorites.

About The Canned Food Alliance:

The Canned Food Alliance is a partnership of the American Iron and Steel Institute’s Steel Packaging Council, the Can Manufacturers Institute, select food processors and affiliate members. The CFA serves as a resource for information on the nutrition, convenience, contemporary appeal and versatility of canned food. The CFA is a proud supporter of the Produce for Better Health Foundation and the Fruits and Veggies More Matters program. For hundreds of mealtime solutions, www.mealtime.org.

Thank you TwitterMoms for another great opportunity & Thank you The Canned Food Alliancefor the great information on canned foods. I was not compensated for this post, but I was entered into a drawing for a product prize package. Check out other blog's posts too on Twitter Moms... we are all blogging and tweeting about this!




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Monday, February 22, 2010

Sick... and happy?

Well, first off I just wanted to let you know that we are currently in the middle of being sick. We are a nice close family... so of course, we are all sick. Even baby girl started coughing. I had really hoped she would escape it since it pulls on my heart every time she coughs. I am sure with a little time and a bit more rest we will all be good as new. It is just slowing us down a bit.

...and happy? Well, I mentioned a few posts ago that we were on the verge of making some changes around here and I was excited to share. Looks like it is almost a done deal. Part of that involves us moving back to town... just not really in it. We will have a bigger place and a clean slate to make this place our new home. (aka it needs a bit of work... kinda rough, but with loads of potential.) It is pretty bare right now and we need to figure out everything from the appliances to window coverings and a few coats of paint in between. But, all very doable! I hope to post some before pics here after this weekends visit. Maybe you all could share your decorating ideas with me. We are basically starting from scratch and need to do it all on a modest budget.

In anticipation we bought a baby gate this weekend. We wanted this to start with so I can begin cleaning and we fully plan on getting one for the base of the stairs soon. I am a little nervous about the stairs and plan to be well baby proofed. My toddler can use stairs, but he is very busy and often fails to notice things around him. This will be a learning experience for both of us. Little girl is not crawling yet, but I am sure it will be here before I know it. At least she will grow up with stairs.

The house also has a bit of a yard, still needing to be fenced, but my DH assures me this is on the top of the list. I will not miss the gravel yard-let we have enjoyed for the past 2 years here. It really is not what a little boy needs. And my brain is already contemplating the gardening possibilities! That I am really looking forward to blogging about. Last year I posted our "gutter garden", but this year promises to be even more exciting!

The downside? Other than all the work I see in our future, well... I hate moving! My DH is of the "throw it all in one big box and sort it out later" camp... I am a slow and methodical mover. I actually like to sift through our possessions in the process and see what we can live without. It will be a fabulous way to spring clean this year. Today I began with my kiddos closet. I am slowly working my way through all of my son's clothes and then will decide what to do with them. I plan on putting aside one memory box, but I haven't decided if I should donate the rest or try to trade it in at a used children's clothing store. Either way, I don't want to pack it with us.

Wow! It is going to be a crazy next couple of months. We don't have a date set yet to move but I am excited to get started. I will be keeping you all posted.
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Friday, February 19, 2010

Giveaways to Note!

Okay, I will keep adding some of my top giveaway to this list today, so be sure to check back often.

First off, there is a giveaway right now at PS Mom Reviews

win 1 of 3 Shaun The Sheep: A Woolly Good Time DVDs
That's right! Three lucky winners. I just love these characters. My DH is a huge fan of Wallace & Grommit & I just loved Chicken Run. So cute. ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends 2/22

Now head over to A Gal Needs At Least 2 Blogs

She has a giveaway for a set of Le Creuset prep Bowls. I could really use these in my kitchen. I keep asking for prep bowls. And I really love the Le Creuset products!This is another great CSN product available at Cookware.com. (keep looking for a CSN giveaway coming up here!) So, if you are interested hop on over and visit her blog. Enter this giveaway or just take a peak around her place. ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends 2/22

Then for all of your sharing my potty training woes, go to Lipstick to Crayons

She is giving away a fabulous potty training package with an adorable potty chair and a set of two new books by Samantha Berger — Princess Potty and Pirate Potty. Grand prize takes it all and two runner up will receive books. Not too shabby! Interested? ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends today (2/19) at midnight. So, hussle, hussle!

Be sure to visit No Time Mommy

She is offering America’s Biggest Bedtime Story Giveaway where she is giving away a PJ prize pack 2 $10 pizza hut gift cards and a copy of John Lithgow’s book Marsupial Sue Presents “The Runaway Pancake.” Wow! I would love a copy of that book, wouldn't you? Books are one of my favorite things to collect for the kiddos. ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends 2/28.
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Aloha Friday - #3

Aloha Everyone! Can you believe we made it to Friday? We survived the week, so to celebrate let's sit back and relax. No heavy mental lifting today... just one simple little question...

What is your typical breakfast?

Yeah, I guess as it nears 1 am here, I have breakfast on the brain! My typical breakfast is oatmeal. I add a little handful of almonds and a few dried cranberries to it. This is quick and healthy and tides me over till I can squeeze in lunch. With two kids I am very busy in the morning preparing bottles, changing diapers and getting food and snacks all set up. Is my breakfast glamorous? No. But, I can make it one handed and in my sleep.

So tell me, are you a skip it sort, or do you go for a Grand Slam? Give me some new ideas on the hope that someday I will be able to spend time on breakfast again in the future. Thanks for your comments. I love reading them.

If you want more Aloha Friday fun, go to An Island Life and check out the other posts on the Linky.
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Thursday, February 18, 2010

Follow Friday - Week 6!

Friday Follow

Welcome again to the weekly Friday Follow! Can you believe this fabulous meme has been going for 6 weeks? Time really flies. Well, same instructions as every week... follow our fabulous hostesses, One 2 Try, Hearts Make Families and Midday Escapades, and then follow as many new blogs on the list as you want. It is amazing how many fabulous blogs there are out there. Leave a comment and invite them over to visit your neck of the woods.



MckLinky Blog Hop
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babybix blog is throwing a party!

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Next week you will want to stop by babybix blog for their Baby Shower Event . This is their first event and they have jammed it full of fabulous giveaway opportunities you will not want to miss! So let's all help to make this a great success and maybe win some fabulous prizes.
Take a gander at some of the sponsors:
  • Medela (Freestyle Breast Pump!)
  • BabyBjorn
  • Gerber
  • Bebe au Lait
  • Ella’s Kitchen Organic Baby Food
  • Tommee Tippee
  • Summer Infant
  • Scandinavian Child
  • Lots more!
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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Chivalry is Alive for Valentine's Day




Usually Sunday dinner is a way to bring the whole family together over a home cooked meal. And it is a great excuse to break out some new food magazines or cookbooks for recipe ideas that my Mother-in-law, Sister-in-law & I are dying to try out ourselves. This Sunday, being Valentine's Day, things were a little different. The guys were in the kitchen whipping up some fabulous stuff! I am now not sure that we should let them off so easily the rest of the year! It was a wonderful way to be pampered this Valentine's Day.

They each contributed a dish to the meal; my Brother-in-law breaded up some chicken cordon bleu with prosciutto & gruyere ... while my hubby threw together a mushroom, asparagus & parmesan orzo ... and my Father-in-law baked his way to a chocolate cake. Way to go guys! I think these were new recipes for them all and they even had the timing down perfectly. Double wow!

Jealous? Oh, you should be! Add to this a little splash of almond champagne and voila! Perfection, plain & simple. Chivalry is very much alive in our family. ...and the grub is fantastic, too!

Is Chivalry alive and well in your house? Well, there is a great giveaway going on right now over at A Mom's Balancing Act where you can tell all about your Valentine's Day and win a pair of Docker's khakis for your guy.




Sound good? Well, ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends on Friday!!! 2/19... so, hurry! Also be sure to check out what other bloggers wrote.

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Duncan Hines Giveaway!

I know that Valentine's Day is over... but, we can still share a little love. Right? Well, Duncan Hines is spreading the love with a giveaway over at The Not-So-Blog





One lucky reader will win a Duncan Hines Red Velvet cake mix with Home Style Cream Cheese frosting. Yum! And if you are feeling extra creative, head over to the Duncan Hines recipe page for different ideas on how to use your mix! I am a straight up cupcake girl, but the red velvet crinkle cookies look delicious.

Head on over and ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends 2/28.
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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Join the Adventure with Rainbow Brite! -Giveaway

In the '80s we loved to steal fashions from the '60s. My Mother used to laugh at the styles and items I picked out. I picked them because they were trendy, she saw a fashion from her past. Well, now it is my turn to watch this 20 year cycle with toys!

Seems like many of my childhood favorites are back and I am ready to share them with my children. One fun retro toy sporting a modern makeover is Rainbow Brite. I remember my doll, it was soft with a plastic face. She had bright golden hair of yarn and fun, colorful, shiny clothing. What more could a little girl want? Well, Rainbow Brite is back with her friends Tickled Pink, Moonglow and their horses, puppy and Sprite friends.

Thanks to Momselect and Hallmark, I was sent a bunch of Rainbow Brite activity CDs. I was so excited to receive them in the mail! They contain info on all the characters, the theme song, an animated short and activities. I was impressed with the theme song and was happy to share the short with my kiddos... okay, my DD is a bit young to appreciate it yet, but she will... I am sure! I am just so excited to see this character back. And the dolls are actually back in Target Stores right now. They will be in Toys 'R' Us later this month. You can also visit Rainbow Brite online at www.rainbowbrite.com, and see 4 new Rainbow Brite mini episodes.


After sharing some copies with friends, I have 5 copies left to offer some lucky readers. Wouldn't you love to share this with your kiddos? Let your children take a trip to Rainbow Land and find out why Rainbow Brite is back!

After the mandatory entry, you can enter in one or more of the following ways, being sure to leave a separate comment for each way that you enter. I will verify all entries and use Random.org to select a winner. Please leave a way to contact you if you win, either in your comment of in your blogger profile. Good luck!

Mandatory entry - follow my blog publicly & tell me if you have any Rainbow Brite memories as a child
Additional entries - follow me on twitter (@notimeMom)
- tweet about this giveaway including @notimeMom (Once a day)
- leave a comment on any of my posts (unlimited)

This giveaway will end March 9 at 9pm PST. Thanks to Momselect & Hallmark for sending the CDs.


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Wordless Wednesday - The Fam

Yes, we do buy the boy blocks...
he is just creative. Sometimes he even reads them.

My DH & DD's first Father Daughter Dance.... notice the drool mark.
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For all your Baby's Needs

The Baby Store Plus is the place to find all Mom's needs for a new baby.

The Baby Store Plus Blog

A while back I won a fabulous Coobie Bra from Blogger Mommies (same ladies!), they said I would love it and they were right! A quick peek around their new online shop revealed all kinds of great goodies for Moms & Babies alike. They also carry the Sprout Shell which I absolutely adore. When I originally looked to buy one, I didn't find any local retailers for the Sprout Shell, and very few online choices. It is nice to know they carry great products like this.They stock everything from Ergo carriers to breast pumps and more!

The Baby Store Plus Blog has a list of CPSC updates as well as sales going on in their shop. I highly recommend adding this blog to your RSS feed or on email updates. ...and no, they did not compensate me for this post. I just want to let you know about this great shop and site. It is fun to share stuff with other interested Moms, right?

And if that wasn't enough to send you over to their sites? Well, they have a fabulous giveaway for a $50 GC to their shop. Just a way to say Welcome to our new digs! ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends March 1. Great, huh? So, please show this shop some love.... fan their facebook page, go shopping, subscribe to their blog or follow them on twitter. You will be glad that you did!
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Great Giveaways at Annie's Home


There are some fabulous giveaways going on right now at Annie's Home

First off, there is a giveaway for No Slippy Hair Clippy . There are many adorable clips to choose from! I love to get my little girl all dressed up and have a real love for cute hair accessories! Now, it will be even better when my baby has enough hair to use them with. :) One lucky winner will be receiving $25 worth of stuff. Yippee!
ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends 2/27.

Next is the Everything Princess Giveaway. What little girl wouldn't want to be decked out like a princes? Well, from dress-up clothes, dresses & accessories to room decorations & more, this shop has you and your little princess covered. I would love to snag a tutu & glass slippers for my little girl. ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends 3/8.
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I love Scooters!

I have found a pretty good scooter on the market... one look and my DH said he wouldn't mind having one. Have you seen the Pulse Slither Drift Scooter? It is touted as a "turning, sliding, drifting machine". So, do I have your attention now?

Well, from now through March 1st there is a giveaway for one over at Mom's Focus
MomsFocusOnline.com

ENTER HERE. That simple. The hard part for me would be letting my son have a turn with it.
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Saturday, February 13, 2010

Minnie Dress! Hurry Giveaway Ends Tomorrow!

Flying Giggles and Lollipops is holding a fabulous giveaway for a Izzy B Designs piece. Either this darling Minnie Pillowcase dress or Appliqued Elmo Tee.

All of the items at Izzy B Designs are adorable! You can find everything from bows to party hats. I love her Hello Kitty Bubble Dress.

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So head over to her blog or ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends tomorrow (2/14) at midnight. Good luck!
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Want a Leg Up? AllBarStools.com Giveaway

I wanted to tell you all about a great giveaway going on at Happily Southern
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Who couldn't use a lovely step stool? Head over and enter to win your choice of white or honey step stools from AllBarStools.com. I would prefer the honey colored one, and would be proud to have it out in my kitchen. Right now I have a simple plastic stool that is kept in the closet and only brought out occasionally. Honestly, I don't want to see it. I am guilty of climbing up on my chairs to reach a top shelf. ...I am 5'4" and stuff is still too tall sometimes! But, that is such a bad example for my kiddos.

So ENTER HERE for your chance. This giveaway ends 2/20.
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Friday, February 12, 2010

Friday Follow Blog Hop - week 5!

Friday Follow
Here we are again. This is such a great way to meet people and find other fabulous blogs. Want to join in?
This celebration is hosted by One 2 Try, Hearts Make Families and Midday Escapades! Join us every Friday to get more blog followers and to follow other interesting blogs. It is all about sharing and having fun.

If you are visiting me for the first time, just leave follow me and comment on this post with a link to your blog and I will follow you back! I will be following just as fast as I can. I also love checking out the other names on the Linkey. The fun is, I will get to your blog soon. I haven't followed them all yet, but it is my goal. Can you help me make it to 100 followers?



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Thursday, February 11, 2010

DVD Giveaways Galore!!!

DVDs are fabulous! They really help to make our longer trips bearable. They have also saved me when cable went out and my son was bouncing off the walls. So, I would love to share some of the current DVD giveaways I have found around the blogisphere.

First off, head over to PS Mom Reviews. I have entered several different DVD giveaways on her blog and recommend you check back often. She currently has 2 to note.

1. Who doesn't love Thomas the Tank Engine? Well, enter for the Thomas & Friends: Splish Splash Splosh DVD
ENTER HERE This will end 2/17

2. Also enter her Bob the Builder: The Best of Bob the Builder DVD My son loves Bob and watching all the "mah-shines" build things together. ENTER HERE This will also end 2/17.

Over at Energizer Bunny's Mommy Reports there are a few DVD giveaways to note.

3. First is my favorite, from the Creator's of Wallace & Grommit comes A Wooly Good Time with my favorite sheep Shaun! ENTER HERE This will end 2/14.

Then go over to Feisty Frugal & Fabulous for another great DVD
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4. She is giving away a copy of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Minnie's Bowtique
ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends 2/16.

5. You can also enter the Shaun the Sheep: A Wooly Good Time over at Baby Loving Mama


ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends 2/24.

6. Another fun find is over at No Time Mommy

She has several great DVD giveaways right now! First, check out her Thomas & the Runaway Kite giveaway. My son is a big Thomas & Friends fan, what about your children? ENTER HERE. This giveaway ends 3/5
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