Around The Blogosphere – Week 95

by Marissa

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.


  • On August 8, children across the world are being encouraged to join in the second annual Great Kindness Challenge, banding together to carry out one million individual acts of kindness. Throughout the day, children from San Diego to Malawi will be accomplishing simple, kind deeds, such as giving compliments, picking up trash, hugging a sibling and making thank-you cards for community members. The challenge is presented by Kids for Peace, an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to uplifting our world through love and action.
  • Amber from Everything Except The Grill is hosting a fun photo challenge called “My Life In Pictures.” Pick up your camera and start capturing those special moments! The week long challenge begins on August 3rd and will feature a different theme each day. Visit the website for full details.
  • Barbara, from Barbara’s Beat has featured a story about spreading Christmas cheer for our troops year round. Read it and find out how you can help one special family!


  • Alexa Robinson – the Pizza Hut “Twintern,” who diligently keeps up with Pizza Hut fans through @pizzahut on Twitter is now being charged with delivering THE EDGE Pizza, the Pizza Hut pizza with toppings from one edge to the other, to some of the locations “on the edge” in America. It’s up to you to tell her where to go.

    Tell Pizza Hut where you’d like to challenge the Twintern to make a delivery. Tweet your idea to @pizzahut on Twitter in 140 characters or less and include the hashtag #twintern or #edge in your Tweet, or send an email that is 140 characters or less to Entries will be judged on originality and “edginess” (see official rules here). The edgiest places will be selected by Alexa and the team at Pizza Hut. Pizza Hut will accept entries July 23 – August 11, 2009. Winners will be notified by direct message on Twitter or via email on or by August 18, 2009.

    Winners will receive THE EDGE Pizza hand-delivered by Alexa at the winning locations. Five winners will be named and each will receive a pizza party for friends and family valued at $250.


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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.

You can find Marissa writing away at Mama Sparkles.

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{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Shop with Me Mama August 2, 2009 at 12:33 am

Thank you so much for the linky :) Have a wonderful week!


2 Natalie August 2, 2009 at 12:51 am

Thanks for the linky!


3 The Shopping Mama August 2, 2009 at 12:56 am

Thanks for the linky. Have a great week.


4 Mikki August 2, 2009 at 7:52 am

Hey ladies! Good SONday morning to ya!
Thanks for including me in on the trip today!!
Have a Beautiful day!!


5 icefairy August 2, 2009 at 3:46 pm

Thanks for the Linky!
Everyone’s welcome to use my permanent Linky!


6 Lady Mama August 4, 2009 at 7:31 pm

Thanks for the linky! My first time using this. :)


7 Jane Marie August 5, 2009 at 12:46 pm

So glad I found you. Thanks for Mr. Linky!


8 Jason from August 6, 2009 at 6:58 am

Thanks for the linky. Just posted our latest giveaway for a Keurig B70 single serve coffee machine :)


9 Simply FaBOWlous August 6, 2009 at 6:23 pm

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10 Jason from September 12, 2009 at 3:33 am

Thanks for the linky :) Just posted our latest giveaway for a case of the new Timothy’s Coffee Original Donut Blend K-Cups for Keurig machines.


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