5 Minutes Around The Blogosphere – Week 69

by Erica

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

Happy Superbowl Sunday. I hope you all have a great day. We have many fun giveaways and links this week.

Don’t forget that 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.


  • The Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship Program aims to give children who have made a difference in their community some well deserved help.

    This year, Kohl’s plans to award 2,000 kids ages 6 to 18 with $350,000 in scholarships and prizes

    To nominate a young volunteer for a Kid Who Cares scholarship, visit www.kohlskids.com. Nominations are accepted February 1st through March 15th


  • Mabel’s Labels BlogHer ’09 Contest! Win a free ride to BlogHer ’09

    Mabel’s Labels is running a contest to search for a blogger to send to BlogHer ’09. The grand prize winner will receive a trip to BogHer’s Annual Conference in Chicago, July 24-25, and will be featured as the event’s chief correspondent on Mabel’s Labels blog. The grand prize includes flight, two day conference pass and two night paid at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers.

    To Enter: Write a post answering the following question: What have been the rewards and benefits of participating in the blogging community? Link the post back to www.blogcontest.mabel.ca, Tag the post as Mabel’s Labels BlogHer ’09 Contest, and finally e-mail blogcontest@mabel.ca the link to your post! Deadline to Enter: 12:00pm EST Monday February 9, 2009

  • Valentine’s Day is a high-pressure day when it comes to gift giving, and this economy isn’t helping anyone score. So MyPoints is.

    MyPoints, a leading online loyalty program, will save money (and face) for 500 lucky people. Each day, the first 100 visitors to go to www.mypoints.com will win a FREE FLOWERS from FTD (valued at $50) — every day from February 4th through the 8th.


For Everyone

For Women

Just for Kids

Baby Essentials

  • Jolly Mom Dream Baby’s Stay Put Cutlery and Bowl (2/5 US Only)
  • Nurse Mommy Bumbleride Indie Stoller (2/1 US Only)
  • Glimpse Moms And Bums $25.00 Gift Certificate (2/5)
  • Northwest Mom Finds Burdy Fly Away appliqued organic onesie (2/7 US &Canada)

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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{ 16 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Sheena February 1, 2009 at 5:58 am

Thanks for the giveaway plug, we appreciate it!


2 Suzanne Wells February 1, 2009 at 10:29 am

Thank you for posting my freebie! I hope this information reaches some moms and helps them make a little cash to get thru the rough times.

Blessings to you!


3 Mrs. CPA February 1, 2009 at 10:32 am

I’m giving away the perfect baby shower gift. A pair of sock ons and a Fisher price musical seahorse. The contest ends Thursday. Thanks for entering!


4 toni jensen February 1, 2009 at 12:42 pm

I have a huge Valentines giveaway with jack and lily shoes, see kai run, gourmet gift basket and much more check it out beautifulangelzz.blogspot.com/2009/01/big-valentines-giveaway-now-open-for.html


5 Kimberly/Mom in the City February 1, 2009 at 1:45 pm

Thanks for doing this every week. It’s great to have a place to feature (and see featured!)posts.


6 BlapherMJ February 1, 2009 at 9:56 pm

February is Laugh-Friendly Month! Please stop by our site and see what being laugh-friendly is all about!


7 Caitlin Madden February 2, 2009 at 3:49 pm

Thank you very much for posting Mabel’s Labels BlogHer ’09 Contest!
Much Love!


8 Cindi ~ Moomettesgram February 4, 2009 at 2:37 pm

Thanks for the opportunity to list my Giveaway for Welch’s AquaJuice!


9 CHEESESLAVE February 5, 2009 at 10:19 am

Hi, thanks for the opportunity to list my giveaway for a case of Zukay Salsa and Relish.


10 Baby Blog Addict February 6, 2009 at 11:35 am

Want a new look for your blog? Win a BLOG MAKEOVER from Banners by Lyndsay at http://www.BabyBlogAddict.com.

Thanks for the list!


11 East Coast Wahine February 7, 2009 at 4:00 pm

Mahalo for the giveaway listings!!


12 Michelle-AuntieThesis February 8, 2009 at 2:52 am

Thanks for listing my giveaway for Flip Notes. Two winners and it ends on February 15, 2009.


13 Amanda February 9, 2009 at 7:40 pm

Thank you for doing this list! I have two giveaways going on, and I am joining in on lots of others listed before me.


14 Amanda February 9, 2009 at 7:42 pm

Listed my giveaway for personalized note cards from The Note House (www.thenotehouse.com)


15 Cales Cantrall February 21, 2009 at 2:32 am

Thanks for posting my giveaway!


16 Contest-Mom February 22, 2009 at 11:46 pm

Thanks for sharing this great list! I’m looking for different contest blogs, this is a big help for me. Keep the great blog!


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