5 Minutes Around the Blogosphere – Week 70

by Marie LeBaron*

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

Valentines is on it’s way, are you feeling the LOVE? Well, we have lots of fun giveaways and links this week helping to share the LOVE.

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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • For one day only, Jack in the Box is offering a free medium curly fry with this coupon. Stop by the closest Jack in the Box on Tuesday, Feb. 10th (A Thrifty Mom)
  • Fans that buy tickets for “Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience” at MovieTickets.com beginning today through March 9th will also receive a free download of the music video Tonight on iTunes. The free iTunes download can only be accessed via an exclusive code once tickets for “Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience” are purchased at MovieTickets.com. The video can be downloaded at iTunes until April 6, 2009. “Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience” opens in theaters nationwide on 2/27
  • The Wii Fit Mommies, at the Cool Mom Guide to Fitness, are having a huge Twitter party on Friday, Feb 13, called “Lots of Love (handles) to Give.” We have over $1000 in prizes at 5 different sites, and we have a Wii Fit for the grand prize.
  • 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

CONTESTS & SWEEPSTAKES

  • LIFETIME TELEVISION NETWORK is now casting a fun new show that helps to bring families closer together. If selected, your family will receive $2,000 and MOMS GET A FREE VACATION!LOOKING FOR COUPLES in Fairfield County, Connecticut with 3 children between the ages of 2-15. Mothers must be STAY-AT-HOME moms who juggle the hectic life of being a wife and mother. A real Super Mom that is ready for some much deserved time off. The show is heartfelt and fun, meant to encourage relationships to flourish.Casting is underway so email a contact number and brief description about yourself and your family to lifetimetvcasting[at]gmail.com. Tell us why you would be perfect for the show. Include a recent photo and all family members’ names, ages and activities your children are involved in. Families must live in a house.
  • BOCA inviting moms to take the BOCA Balanced Living Challenge for a chance to win $5,000 to fulfill their Balanced Living dream! It can be anything from needing a babysitter one night a week for “Date Night” or wanting to bring in a chef to give lessons on cooking healthier at home – anything to help busy moms find balance in their lives! All your readers have to do to enter is post a short entry (up to 250 words), describing the change they’d like to make in their life and how BOCA can help them achieve this. It’s going on now through 2/27
  • Mrs. Dash is calling on you and people everywhere to join the Women’s Heart Health Dash, which benefits The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease. Log onto www.mrsdash.com to participate in an online race across America by sharing heart-healthy stories and activities. Each action equals one mile in the race. The goal is to reach 12,000 miles which equals four trips across America and the distance blood travels through the body each day.And each day you share your heart-healthy moments they will be entered to win a Grand Prize Spa Vacation for two at Red Mountain Resort & Spa in St. George, UT. There are also weekly prizes through 3/31

BLOG GIVEAWAYS

For Everyone

For Women

Just for Kids

Baby Essentials

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.

Marie writes about crafts, food, & fun at her blog, Make and Takes.



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1 April~Living The Sweet Life February 8, 2009 at 3:17 am

This week on our Fun Free Fridays we are giving away a big box of Artisan Chocolot Chocolates- next week another big box of V Chocolates artisan chocolates & Amano Chocolate for Valentine’s Day! Chocolate or Flowers? This year it is all about the chocolate on Sweet Life in The Valley.
xoxo
April~Living The Sweet Life

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2 Tina February 9, 2009 at 6:49 am

Hi everyone! Check out a fun contest called Novels of Hope over at my blog. All you have to do is share about a novel that has brought you hope. There are several ways to win.
Grand Prize is a box of books!

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3 BlapherMJ February 9, 2009 at 2:57 pm

February is National Laugh-Friendly Month – come celebrate with us! Feature our 2009 Laugh-Friendly Month button on your site and receive a special discount on Nana Star products all month long. Your readers will also have the opportunity to participate in our Buttons For A Buck Campaign, helping us help kids who need a reason to smile through the Nana Star Foundation. You can see exactly what it means to be laugh-friendly at http://www.laughfriendly.com/laugh-friendly-living.html. Thanks!

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4 Sarah February 9, 2009 at 4:48 pm

Win The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Hot Chocolate Giveaway on my blog! Over $150 Retail Value! And, who doesn’t LOVE chocolate!

http://grshortstop.blogspot.com/2009/02/ultimate-valentines-day-hot-chocolate.html

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5 Amanda February 9, 2009 at 10:45 pm

Well, I thought I had posted my giveaways before AND left a comment but now they are no where to be seen. So, I am posting them again.

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6 Mrs. CPA February 10, 2009 at 12:46 am

This is the best book I’ve read in years. I haope you’ll enter to win a copy.

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