Around the Blogosphere – Add YOUR Giveaway Link

by Erica

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.


  • LAVANILA Laboratories proudly announces the birth of its newest addition, The Healthy Baby Collection. Launching exclusively in Sephora stores nationwide, this luxurious line will be the only in-store baby collection carried by the prestige beauty leader.

    To celebrate this exciting launch, the two have teamed up and will be launching “The Happy, Healthy Baby Search” to find the first face of the Healthy Baby Collection.

    To kick off the search, LAVANILA is holding an open casting call at Sephora 5th Avenue on May 14th from 2PM to 6PM. Parents are encouraged to bring their babies into the store to meet the founders/judges, have their entry photo taken and receive samples of the new collection. Plus, the first 50 parents to enter their babies will receive a Sephora gift card with a mystery value up to $100!

    Parents who can’t make it to the casting call or live outside the NYC area can also enter online at until June 1st. All babies must be between six months and four years old.


  • In YouTube’s Smalltalk contest, parents can send their crazy, funny, cooky videos of their kids to win $10,000! Find all the details here.

  • Fujifilm and Rite Aid just launched a contest called It’s a seasonal photo competition where visitors can submit and vote on their favorite pictures in three main categories: Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Graduation. The grand prize winner will take home $5,000 dollars and a bunch of awesome photo gifts. In addition to the grand prize, 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize packages will be awarded in every category, and there will be free daily giveaways from Rite Aid as well as useful photo taking tips from the pros, recipe ideas and instructions for fun arts and crafts projects.

  • Ace’s Helpful Hands is a nationwide contest where Ace will give one high school in each of the 50 states a $2,000 paint makeover, including 1 day of labor from local Ace retailers and community volunteers.

    Now through May 31st, participants can submit a high school in need of a paint makeover via the following website: In addition to the 50 paint makeover winners, one runner-up high school from each state will receive a $500 Ace Gift Card to put toward a paint makeover of their own.


  • Moxie Momma blog – Giving up vs. Letting up “May 15 – June 15 is National Tourette’s Awareness Month and this is a post about how I came to accept the fact that my son has Tourette’s.”

For Everyone

For Women

  • Design Baby Modest Swimsuit for Mom from Hapari (5/11 US Only)
  • An Island Life Diamond Earrings from Kohls (5/12 US Only)
  • Design Baby Rock & Roll Mom tee from PeaceLoveMom (5/11 US Only)

Just For Kids

Books For Grown-Ups

Would you like to share a fun giveaway or a worth our while post? Please add it to the Mr. Linky below. You can come here any time this week to add in your link. Don’t miss out on the fun. Be sure to visit throughout the week as the linky grows, and more sites are added.

If you would like to have a post on your blog featured in 5 Minutes Around The Blogosphere, please send us an email with the actual link to your post at features5minutesformom at gmail dot com and we’ll see if it can be arranged.

Email Author    |    Website About Erica

Erica has been a part of the 5 Minutes for Mom writing team since the summer of 2008. She is a mom to three little ones - Audrey (7), Isaiah (4) and Christian (3).

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{ 20 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Jennifer May 9, 2010 at 1:25 am

Thanks for the Linky:)


2 julie May 9, 2010 at 1:43 am

put my link up and Happy Mothers day weekend to all


3 The Mom Jen May 9, 2010 at 1:59 am

Thanks so much for the linky!!


4 Kate May 9, 2010 at 8:50 am

Thanks for the linky!


5 Busy Mom May 9, 2010 at 10:13 am

Thanks for the link


6 Nolie May 9, 2010 at 10:21 am

I love the weekly giveaway round up.


7 Stephanie J May 9, 2010 at 10:31 am

Thanks for the linky!


8 Sky May 9, 2010 at 10:36 am

Thanks for the linky!


9 Donna Jolly May 9, 2010 at 11:32 am

Submit a photo of your Perfect Moment and enter to win Hearts On Fire Diamond Jewelry valued at $10,000. The contest is free, and open to anyone in the US and Canada. Must be 18; contestants maintain all photographic rights. Visit our fan page for more details. Click the tab at the top marked “Contest.”


10 Stacey Smith May 9, 2010 at 11:47 am

Follow bebe-O on Twitter Contest -and win free Prenatal Vitamins for 9 months! $350 Value.

Win it for yourself or for an expecting mother you know. Try it now.

Follow bebe-O on Twitter and win!


11 Natalie May 9, 2010 at 12:04 pm

Thanks for your Linky!!
Happy Mother’s Day everyone!


12 Rose May 10, 2010 at 1:04 am

We have several giveaways posted and waiting for entry.
Thanks for the linky!

We also have a link up if you want to visit and add your giveaways.


13 darcie May 10, 2010 at 7:50 am

Hope everyone had a fantastic weekend! I love being able to come here and see all the give aways going on in bloggy land!


14 Caitlin May 10, 2010 at 1:17 pm

Thanks for hosting!


15 Susan Heim May 10, 2010 at 8:46 pm

Thanks for the linky!


16 Maura May 11, 2010 at 8:00 am

love giveaway linkys!


17 Shelby May 11, 2010 at 11:18 pm

Thanks for the linky!!


18 Jena May 12, 2010 at 11:05 am

Thanks for the link about our SkinnyKidz Belt giveaway!


19 TCC May 12, 2010 at 11:08 am

Thank you for hosting these giveaways. I appreciate the links and enjoy the opportunity to check out and enter other giveaways.


20 Life with Twins and Multiples May 17, 2010 at 5:08 pm

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