Around The Blogosphere – Week 117

5 Minutes Around the BlogosphereWelcome to our weekly roundup here at “5 Minutes Around the Blogosphere”.

As you know, you can come back all week and add a post or giveaway to our Mister Linky. Be sure to check back often, as new links will be added daily. You don’t want to miss out on something fun.


  • Carrie from Little Llamas was recently featured in a special edition of People Magazine sent to subscribers! Check out her blog for more details and if you’re a People Magazine subscriber, be on the lookout for the article!


  • Ever dreamed of being a greeting card artist? Now is your chance! Greeting card company Phoenix Trading is calling all unpublished artists, especially mothers, for their chance to make their official debut! The contest is open until January 31, 2010.

    Amateur artists across the U.S. are invited to submit entries for three categories: General, Humorous, Floral/Fine Art. One lucky winner in each category will join the ranks of Phoenix Trading artists across the globe, design and publish their own greeting card and receive a slew of generous prizes, including $100 cash, $100 worth of art materials and more. See the details here.


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You can find Marissa writing away at Mama Sparkles.


  1. says

    That greeting card contest is super fun! I got *really* excited there for a minute because I thought the contest was to find a greeting card WRITER (and I have always wanted to be a greeting card writer…!).

    Oh well…I’ll go ahead and pass that link on to a few of my artist friends. Sadly, art is not my forte. 😉

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