5 Minutes for Mom – Week 33

5 Minutes Around the BlogosphereANNOUNCEMENTS

3 P’s in a Pod is holding a week long party complete with daily giveaways, games, and lots of fun! It runs till May 13th so hurry on over and don’t miss out on the excitement!

Join Baby Tea Leaves as she presents a Photo Scavenger Hunt for bloggers and non-bloggers alike. Stop by her site before May 16th to find out what’s on the list of things you need to photograph. Sounds like fun!

The Mother’s Day Blog Bash Giveaway is in full swing at Notes from My Nest. Stop by and enter to win some fabulous prizes from Serena & Lily, Lucy Sykes NY, Hand Picked Pumpkin, Pink Lemonade Bags, Duck Duck Goose, Kait Emerson Designs, Melontree Baby, Modern June, Nico & Zoe, Truly Mom, Tree Hollow Toys and many more. The festivities end on May 16th.


Free pancakes for life! No kidding! IHOP is holding a contest where one lucky person could win pancakes for life by sharing their IHOP stories in it’s It Happens At IHOP Sweepstakes. Deadline to enter is May 31st. I would so love to win this! Yum!

SAK and HarperCollins Publishers have teamed up to offer 15 lucky winners a trendy Silverlake Convertible Clutch filled with 3 awesome books in the Book In a Bag Giveaway. You have until May 31st to enter!



Chief Parenting has named 10 incredible women into it’s inaugural class of the Chief Mommy Officer Hall of Fame. These 10 women were chosen because they have achieved greatness in their respective careers, while simultaneously maintaining their roles as exemplary mothers.

With Summer fast approaching, a lot of us are in anticipation of some great grilling! The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) is celebrating National Barbeque Month by sharing some great tips and suggestions on how to have a fun and safe meal including step-by-step barbecue party preparation tips, safety and food handling tips, recipes and entertaining ideas.

Do you think Mother’s should be celebrated for more than one day? Well, Boston Market agrees. They’ve recently launched a campaign called The Moms Party where anyone who registers and signs the petition to make Mother’s Day a month-long event will receive an online coupon for a free dessert at any Boston Market. Free dessert? Sign me up!


Once again, Senseo Gourmet Coffee is offering their coffee pod system for only $15 (shipping costs). All you need to do is fill out a short questionnaire to see if you qualify. It’s real easy and I received mine within a month. I use it every morning and totally love it!

Until May 16th, Froggy Reviews is offering a free WordPress Blog theme called Rusty Scrappy. Check it out!

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.

Kailani can be found at An Island Life, An Island Review, & Island Baby Boutique.


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