Around The Blogosphere – Week 77

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.


  •, a sister site of is launching next month. You’ll want to visit for projects, tutorials, and patterns brought together by a team of experts and lead designers in the industry. In celebration of the launch, they are giving away a Marie Osmond Quilter’s Companion sewing machine from Janome! Hurry over to learn about the new site and how you can win!!
  • Just in time for Earth Day, specially-marked cartons of Tropicana Pure Premium products will carry a unique code you can enter online to save 100 square feet of Rainforest, through Cool Earth, an international trust.

    There is no limit to how many codes someone can submit and in late March people can enter as a team. Through a partnership with Google Maps, individuals and teams will get a birds-eye look at the Rainforest they are protecting and will be able to see their plots grow as they continue to enter codes. In late March, there will also be a sweeps on the website offering daily prizing.

    Please visit to see how the campaign works.

  • Everything Except The Grill wants to encourage you to pick up your camera and start capturing details of your life. Take part in her My Life. In Pictures. Photo Challenge project running March 30 – April 3rd.


For Everyone

For Women

Baby Essentials

Just For Kids

Books for Grown-Ups

Books for Kids

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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1 Carebear March 29, 2009 at 3:28 am

First time linking up my contest here, and forgot to put in parantheses that it ends 3/31. Can I correct that somehow? Thanks!


2 IE Mommy March 29, 2009 at 9:51 am

I love this carnival. I think I say that every time. Swing by the, IE Mommy, to enter our latest giveaway. A super cool and cute pair of sunglasses from Baby Banz! Open to US residents only and closes on the 4th of April! Good Luck!


3 MommyAmy March 29, 2009 at 1:42 pm

Great chance to share the comment luv! :)


4 Amber March 29, 2009 at 10:48 pm

Thanks for including my photo challenge this week on your “around the blogosphere”!

Have a great week!


5 Paula March 30, 2009 at 10:11 pm

Thanks for the opportunity to share my contest! You girls are amazing!Blessings!


6 Angie March 30, 2009 at 10:59 pm

Thanks for posting Mr. Linky for us!


7 Cascia March 31, 2009 at 8:05 am

Healthy Moms and Baby Signs is teaming up for Potty Time Tuesdays this week. We are giving away a Potty Training Success Kit valued at $39.95. If you are potty training your child participate in Potty Time Tuesday this week and enter to win the kit. Winner will be chosen and announced on Tuesday April 7.

Thank you for sharing all these wonderful contests! Good luck to everyone.


8 IE Mommy April 1, 2009 at 1:47 am

Attention Moms of little girls….we are giving away an amazing assortment of little girl hairbows ($60.00 value) from Bowtique Unique.
Swing on my The IE Mommy to enter….

I so love the blogsphere. I am becoming a giveaway addict, lol


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