Around The Blogosphere – Add YOUR Giveaway Link

by Andrea

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.
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5 Minutes For Mom: Mother’s Day Giveaways 2011


  • Could you use a $15,000 home makeover?
    Take The BISSELL’s White Sock Test (and win prizes):
    Your home may be hiding dirt you’ve never noticed – each square foot of carpet can hold up to a pound of dirt before it’s visible!
    Take the BISSELL’s White Sock Test: Have your kids put on a clean, damp white sock and do “the twist” in a high-traffic carpeted area for 30 seconds. The carpets’ grime will be revealed in the socks. (eww)
    Then upload a photo of those dirty socks to and be randomly entered to win a $15,000 home makeover.
    You can also visit BISSELL’s Facebook page daily for instant-win prizes like Visa gift cards and BISSELL deep cleaning systems. (Cleaner carpets and a home makeover? Sweet!)


  • The Ming Wang & Von Maur Mother’s Day Appreciation Contest: Prize Pack valued at $3000
    Submit an image of your Mom (or a Mom you wish to enter), along with an explanation of why she deserves to be recognized this Mother’s Day. Representatives from Ming Wang, Von Maur and some of the top ranking mom blogs on the internet will serve as judges. The winner will be selected based on their entry, as well as the number of “likes” their submission receives.
    Ming Wang is a versatile collection of chic, effortless knitwear for
    the modern woman. Machine washable, wrinkle free, and color guarded,
    the line is ideal for the active woman dedicated to style and

  • Join the Real Moms Community by going to the Gerber Childrenswear Page on Facebook
    Gerber Childrenswear knows that all moms are not the same. The reality of being a mom is that she wears many different faces. The “Many Faces of Mom” campaign celebrates this and gives moms a way to connect by sharing experiences and engaging with other moms; moms who understand exactly what they’re going through.
    They are celebrating the “Many Faces of Mom” with giveaways and prizes totaling over $4,500! The first prize will be awarded on Monday, May 2, 2011, and then every day through Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, 2011. (“Like” their page and click the giveaways tab).

  • Free Premium Address Labels from
    For a limited time, is offering first time Minted visitors free premium address labels!
    They come in 82 colors and combined with clever designs and ‘wrap-around’ from the front to the back of envelopes. Appropriate for kids or Moms!

  • ALERT: Opportunity For Mom Inventors with the Huggies MomInspired Grant Program
    In need of some startup seed capital? Submit your ideas and turn your product ideas into reality. Huggies is accepting applications now through June 30.

  • Sweet Potato Fry Shout Out
    Request a $1 off coupon for a bag of Ore-Ida Sweet Potato Fries.
    Plus! Ore-Ida® Sweet Potato Fries is inviting kids to uniquely “shout out” their love for sweet potato fries in a national Ore-Ida Sweet Potato Fry Shout Out sweepstakes where ‘sweet’ prizes are in store for those who enter.

Blog Giveaways

Would you like to share a fun giveaway or a worth our while post? Please add it to the 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.

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Andrea Pokorny writes about money and home management at She is passionate about delivering tools and resources to help women everywhere with the toughest job on the planet as mothers. Visit her site and receive her free workbook titled “7 Simple Steps to Managing Your Money (That You Can Actually Do)”.

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Nolie May 1, 2011 at 12:12 am

Thank you for including my giveaway this week.


2 Kara at The Chuppies May 1, 2011 at 12:31 am

Sharing not one of my most astonishing moments, but such a great example of the way that kind words can make such a huge impact. I want to learn from my own experience :)


3 Victoria Strong May 1, 2011 at 1:38 am

Thank you so much for the link. We are so excited to have this special Mother’s Day Giveaway in honor of a great cause. Good luck to the entries —


4 Kassandra May 1, 2011 at 2:46 pm

Thanks for hosting ladies!


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