Friday, July 30, 2010

What a Month!

First off I have been having a good and a bad month. One I won a great CSN giveaway. Two I have been packing to move.

Today is moving day and the thunder is rumbling and the sky is black. Not looking good when you are using an open trailer to move all your belongings.

The good is that it has felt like Christmas around here this week. UPS, Fedex and the USPS have been working their butts off delivering packages to my house this week.

I got almost all of my CSN delivery that I ordered with the gift certificate I won last week weekend. Wow delivery was fast!

Woo Hoo for all the new stuff  but I can't even play with all my cooking goodies that I ordered because of the move.

Today I also received my Boboli Beat The BBQ Boredom Party Pack from House Party.

My party will be on the 14th as we celebrate one of my grand daughters birthdays that day.

Keep an eye out because as soon as I am half way unpacked at the new house I have some great giveaways to put up. So sign up for email updates if you haven't already so you know when the giveaways are up and running!

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Tombstone Pizza Haunted House Party

Do you know what is? House Party is this great website where you can apply to host a party that is sponsored by companies that want to get the word out about their products.  You get a huge box of products, coupons and party things. Host a party at your home and then spread the word about the great product you got to try out and share with your family and friends for free.

Here is the official definition of what House Party is straight from the site.

Browse the parties we have coming up and apply online to host the ones that seem like a perfect fit for you. When you host a House Party you're a VIP: You get sneak previews of the best TV shows, free stuff, and the best offers out there on the things you really like.
If you don't see any current House Parties that move you, then sign up for the mailing list, tell us what types of events you're interested in, and we'll send you an email when an event launches that matches your preferences.

 One of the upcoming parties is a Tombstone Pizza Haunted House Party. They are not taking applications yet but you can add your email address and they will let you know when the applications are opened.

I have been lucky enough to get picked to host 6 parties so far. My next party will be a 

Beat BBQ Boredom™ House Party™  

I can't wait. We will be celebrating my grand daughters birthday on that day also. So I will either do the party for my g daughters birthday or my daughters who will be the next weekend.

So if your interested in trying to get some great freebies check it out.

Monday, July 26, 2010

GiveAway Scout

Are you looking for more giveaways? Would you like to find hundreds of more giveaways all in one spot?

Check out Giveaway Scout 

Check out their cool giveaway widget and add it to your sidebar.

GiveAway The Penguins of Madagascar DVD & General Mills Trix Cereal Give Away

Win a Penguins of Madagascar Prize Pack. 
Your kids will love it.
  I know my daughter and grand daughter did as they enjoyed a bowl of  Trix Cereal as they watch the new Penguins of Madagascar DVD.

Trix are for kids silly Rabbit!

This Penguins of Madagascar prize pack includes one box of Trix cereal, a Penguins of Madagascar launcher and the new Penguins of Madagascar
movie, The Penguins of Madagascar Operation: DVD Premier.

Product information:

Inside specially marked boxes of General Mills cereals, you’ll “commence operations” with one of five characters from The Penguins of Madagascar; Skipper, Rico, Kowalski, Private or King Julien. Each participating cereal contains one character launcher with mission details outlined on the back of the box including:

  • Dive In, Soldier – Set an empty plastic cereal bowl on the table and try to pop your launcher into it. Wear a helmet or you’ll be squid bait.
  • Longest Propulsion Launcher – Challenge your troops to see who can launch their character the furthest. Go long or go back to the zoo.
  • Target Practice – Create a landing zone with a spoon and try to strategically drop your character into the sweet spot. Hit the target or go back to the drawing board.
  • Clear the Wall – Do you have enough projectile pop to push your launcher over the top of the box? Proceed launchin’ troops, earn those wings!
Each character is unique and has their own specific role, and together, they’re a team with lots of character. With five character launchers to collect, make a splash this summer and try to successfully complete all of their missions. 

This is open to US residents only. You must complete the mandatory entry before completing optional entries. 

Each optional entry needs to be added as a separate comment. Comments that do not follow the rules will not count and will be deleted. PLEASE LEAVE ME YOUR EMAIL IN THE COMMENT!

How can you win this great prize pack? Well there are a couple of ways for you to get your name in the hat.

Leave a comment with an email address for each entry.

1) First and mandatory entry:

Leave a comment telling me which one of the five characters from the movie is your favorite. You haven't seen the movie yet?? Pick one  

 Skipper, Rico, Kowalski, Private or King Julien

 2) Second chance: Sign up for email updates to my blog. If your already signed up let me know.

3) Follow me on Twitter.

4) Tweet my give away and come back and leave me a link. You may tweet once a day until the give away ends. Leave one comment each day.

5)  Five extra entries: Blog about my give away with a link to my give away. 
Leave 5 comments.

6) Share my give away on any social network and come back here and let me know.

7) Follow my blog on Google Friend Connect.

Give away ends on August 15th at 11:59 pm est time.

Winner will be pick by and notified by email.

Disclosure: General Mills and Nickelodeon have provided me with a great prize pack, information, and an additional prize pack to give away to one of my readers through MyBlogSpark™ . All opinions are my own.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

CSN Give Aways Week of July 20

I am having so much fun trying to pick out what I want to buy with the $80's CSN gift certificate I won in the blog give away from the CSN stores on Sweet Foods last week.  I decided to compile a list of some of the current CSN give aways I could find so my blog readers could find a bunch of great give aways all in one place. And maybe just maybe you may win one too.

I haven't decided what to buy yet. I am leaning towards a ravioli press, a thermometer and maybe a food processor. 

Huff and Buff  $25 gc  ends July 26th

Learning As They Grow $30 gc ends July 27th

Diary of a Stay at Home Mom $40 gc ends July 28th

able2able $40 ends July 31
All Sam's Idea $70 gc ends July 31st

Life Of A Modern Mom  $50 gc ends August 2nd

Luv To Eat $40 gc ends August 3rd

My Domestic Bliss $50 gc ends August 3rd

Baba's Farm Life $50 gc ends August 10th

Enstylepedia $40 gc ends ????

So here is a list of ten give aways to get you started. I may do this every week if there is enough interest. Leave me a comment and let me know if you would like to see a post each week with a list of CSN Store giveaways.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Quess What I won

I have been having an extremely  good week. A couple of unexpected boxes full of goodies showed up on my door step and I will be sharing with my readers. So look for some fun give aways coming in the next week or so.

I say week or so because I may be moving at the end of the month so if you don't see anything keep checking!

But the cherry on top came in an email last night in the form of an $80 gift certificate from CSN. Oh my what to buy!!!

I have to thank Gera from for hosting the give away and making it possible for me to win! So a big thank you Gera.

I hopped over to CSN last night just to see what goodies I might buy and I tell you there is so much fun stuff to be had from the 200 hundred online stores available I don't know what I am going to pick.

At first I thought I might buy a ravioli cutter and I found the CucianPro Raviolamp 24 Ravioli Tray but then I thought I might like a food processor and found the Hamilton Beach 10 Cup Food Processor and then I realized I won enough to buy both. Thanks again Gera!
Woo Hoo

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Walmart Gift Card Winner

Congratulations to commenter # 155

I want to thank everyone who commented on my give away!

Congrats i2ylee I will be emailing you shortly!

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Win a Cuisinart 14 cup food processor @ Dancing Barefoot on Weathered Ground

Here is a chance to win this great Cuisinart 14 Cup Food Processor  

Easy Way to Earn Free Stuff

Do you do  SWAG? I am talking about Swagbucks? Do you know what Swagbucks are?

Search & Win

I am sure you use a search engine every day any way like everyone else on the internet. All you have to do to earn swag bucks is use the Swagbuck search engine. You don't have to download a new toolbar although there is one available. What I did because I use Firefox is download the Swagbuck add on and when I am ready to search I use the swagbuck search engine in the drop down menu on my tool bar. If I don't find what I am looking for I can easily switch back to the other search engine I use.

Get your friends and family to sign up using your link and each time they earn a swagbuck so will you.

Search & Win

Down at the bottom of my page you will find my Swagbucks Widget. It's a pretty cool widget cause it lets your friends and readers know just what is going on in the Swagbuck world and how many Swagbuck I have earned. My Swagbuck total is usually low because as soon as I have earned enough I cash them in for a $5 Amazon gift card.

I just went and counted what I have cashed in this past year and was surprised to see that I had earned enough Swagbucks to buy $80 worth of Amazon gift cards.Wow I can't believe it. And all I did was use the swagbuck search engine.

There are many other items you can buy with your swagbucks. And there are many ways to earn bonus swagbucks just buy reading the newsletter or checking out twitter or facebook.

Check out the prize page and see all the great stuff you can earn just by searching the internet.
So click on one of my banners and we can both earn so free stuff!

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Febreze Home Collection Review and $15 Walmart Gift Card Give Away

I was lucky enough to receive a Febreze Home Collection recently from MyBlogSpark. And for one of my lucky readers a $15 Walmart giftcard.

Febreze Home Collection 
Product Information
Summer Scents
Summer is almost upon us! It’s time to make your d├ęcor shine as brightly as the July sun. We can’t think of a better way to do that than with the Flameless Luminary™ or New No-Spill Diffuser from Febreze Home Collection. Both are beautifully designed and come in an array of scents. 

Flameless Luminary
Turn heads with the soft flickering glow of a Flameless Luminary. Once you have a reusable base, changing scents is as easy as changing shades. It’s a refreshing update that you’ll want to share with your readers.

New No-Spill Wood Diffuser
When you live with children and pets, accidents happen. Luckily the No-Spill Diffuser with WoodWick® ambiance makes spills a thing of the past. Good looking and thoughtful, too — it’s exactly what you’ve been looking for.

The Febreze Home Collection is available in an array of premium designs.

Try our other premium scents.
Available in Scented Reed Diffuser, Soy Blend Candle, Room Spray, Flameless Luminary, and No-Spill Wood Diffuser.

I was so impressed with the Flameless Luminary. First off for someone like myself who has small children in the home this is a great way to add scent to your home without having to worry about the fire hazard of having a lit candle in your home with little ones running around and playing.

I received three different scents in my package, cherry blossom whimsy, willow blossom and cranberry pear. I immediately opened the limited edition cherry blossom whimsy and placed the scented shade on the reusable base. Then I turned on the light and almost immediately the sweet scent of cherry blossoms filled my living room. I placed the base on my entertainment center and every time I entered my living room I would smell that sweet scent. The Flameless Luminary light even flickers just like a candle would. How cool is that?

I was equally impressed with the new No Spill Wood Diffuser as far as the scent and the no spill bottle goes.

I did have a little trouble removing the bottle stopper. It is in there pretty tightly to keep the oil from leaking in the package. But it's just as simple to work as the Luminary once you get the stopper out.

Once you get the stopper out you simply  turn the lid over and push the included wooden dowel into the pre drilled hole in the wooden bottle cap. Then twist the wooden top back onto the bottle. The dowel goes to the bottom of the bottle and wicks the scented oil up into the wooden lid.

Once I had the dowel in the bottle and the lid screwed on I figured it might be a few hours before I would notice any scent coming from the bottle. I picked up the box it came in to read the instructions once more. It doesnt mention anything about a time frame for the scent to become noticeable. When I was done reading the box I looked back up at the bottle and was so surprised to see that the oil had already started to wick up through the wooden lid. I picked it up and sniffed. Sure enough you could smell the honeysuckle orchid scent coming from the lid.

I was totally blown away. I expected to have to wait hours but instead the scent started to fill the room in mere minutes.

 For more information on the new Febreze Home Collection, please visit

Now onto the give away. One lucky reader will win a $15 Walmart gift card to use to buy  one of the Febreze Home Collections products.

And while I was surfing the internet I found this great rebate offer from Febreze. And since your going to be buying one of these great new products any way here is a great offer I found.

With the Febreze® Home collection, inspirational design and unique scent make the perfect combination for a refreshing atmosphere. And now you can receive a $10 rewards card when you purchase $20* of your favorite Home Collection products. 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: US residents only. Participants will receive a $10 coupon when they purchase $20 of Home Collection product. Allow 4 to 6 weeks for processing.


Click on the link below to download the form

Febreze® Home Collection Rebate

Give Away Details

First and mandatory entry
1) Leave a comment telling me which of the scents you would most likely buy if you win my give away.
Leave your email address on each comment please.

2) For a another chance to win follow my blog on Google Friend Connect and leave another comment.

3) For 5 more chances post my give away on your blog and link to my giveaway page. 
Leave a comment for each chance with your blog link.

4) Subscribe to my feed by email and leave a comment

5) Tweet my Give Away. Come back and leave a link. 

6) Stumble my Give Away. Leave a comment

Give away will end on July 14th at 11:59 Eastern time

Winner will be pick by

Good Luck!

Winner will be announced 7/15 and posted under the give away tab at the top of my page.

Disclosure  This product,
prize pack, information, and giveaway have all been provided by Febreze
through MyBlogSpark. 

 “This product review was based on using complimentary Febreze product provided by P&G.  Bloggers also received a Walmart gift card to share with their readers.  P&G does not represent or warrant the accuracy of any statements or product claims made here, nor does it endorse any opinions expressed within this blogsite.”