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- The Jim Henson Company is launching a new series, “Dinosaur Train” premiering on PBS KIDS® (check local listings), Monday, September 7, 2009.
The new series features Buddy, an adorable preschool age Tyrannosaurus Rex. Each of the 40 half-hour episodes includes two 11-minute animated segments, which follow Buddy and his adoptive Pteranodon family, on their adventures with all kinds of dinosaurs, creatures and reptiles.
You can watch a full episode and get ready for fun!
CONTESTS & SWEEPSTAKES
- Here’s a chance for all children ages 7-12 to dream big! Children who share their dreams online at www.carnivalbookofdreams.com have a chance to become the world’s first-ever cruise ship waterslide Godchild, and travel to New York City to christen the spectacular Carnival WaterWorks aqua park on the Carnival Dream.
- Want to go to Napa? Enter the Make That Sandwich contest for your chance to win $25,000 and a culinary trip to Napa! Two runner-ups will win $1,000. Entries are currently being accepted until Labor Day (September 7, 2009).
- Hershey’s Bliss is offering the Share the Bliss contest to women beginning August 25, the same date that the best-selling, true story of The Necklace is launching its paperback edition.
Hershey’s Bliss is taking a page from the true story to “Share the Bliss” with women nationwide by offering the once-in-a-lifetime chance to share a 16.5-carat diamond necklace. The contest celebrates the launch of the new Hershey’s Bliss Dark Chocolate bars and Hershey’s Bliss Milk Chocolate with Meltaway Center bars. You can enter the national online essay contest here.
- This year, more and more families are choosing to stay close to home instead of traveling for a vacation. Want to win a dream home entertainment package, complete with a new home theater? Enter to win the Tivo Staycation Sweepstakes! Online entries must be submitted by August 31, 2009 to be eligible.
- Super Coupon Girl $30 Kroger gift card (8/23 US Only)
- Val’s Views Rock of Ages CD (8/23 US Only)
- Mom Knows It All Slacker Radio Plus (8/23 US Only)
- All Because Two People Fell In LOVE $30 Kroger gift card (8/23 US Only)
- Mom Knows It All Fuji EnviroMAX batteries (8/25 US Only)
- Mom Knows It All Marshalls gift card (8/25 US Only)
- From Val’s Kitchen Kernel Seasons Popcorn (8/25 US Only)
- Here and There Edible Gifts Gift Card (8/25 US Only)
- Mom Knows It All TJ Maxx gift card (8/26 US Only)
- An Island Life $25 to Sam’s Club – one day pass (8/27 US Only)
- From Val’s Kitchen SodaStream Fountain Jet (8/27 US Only)
- Val’s Views Shoes Under (8/27 US Only)
- Here and There Natural Dentist products (8/27 US Only)
- Glimpse Soapnuts (8/28 Canada Only)
- All Because Two People Fell In LOVE Celebrate Chocolate Covered Cocoa Almonds (8/29 US Only)
- All Because Two People Fell In LOVE Summer Cool Down Gift Package (8/30 US Only)
- The Nurse Mommy 250 Custom Cards from Uprinting.com (8/30)
- The Nurse Mommy 6 pack of lip balm from My Lip Stuff (8/30)
- All Because Two People Fell In LOVE $25 Sams Club gift card and 5 one day passes (8/31 US Only)
- Mommy’s Idea Poster from Personal Posters (8/31 US & Canada)
- Contest Corner 250 customized greeting cards – 2 winners (9/1 US Only)
- Rockin’ Mama P.B. Loco peanut butter 3-pack (9/1 US Only)
- Tara’s View of the World The Cart Stopper (9/3 US & Canada)
- Here and There Disney Earth DVD (9/4 US Only)
- Mommy’s Idea Blog Makeover from Olivina Design House (9/4 Worldwide)
- A Working, Blogging Mommy Wanchai Ferry frozen entree and Asian inspired gift pack (9/5 US Only)
- 5 Minutes for Special Needs $100.00 to Alice.com! (8/28 US only)
- Muthering Heights PeaceLoveMom Tee (8/24)
- Tara’s View of the World NuNAAT hair care products (8/28 US & Canada)
- Tara’s View of the World Tight Curves Protein Product (8/29 US & Canada)
- Rockin’ Mama Pumpin Pal Breast Pump Accessory Set (8/29 US Only)
- The Nurse Mommy Parrot BlueTooth Minikit Chic (8/29)
- Sticky Feet Boob Nursing Dress (8/30)
- Contest Corner Coach Slim Wallet (9/3 US Only)
- All Things Bloggy $50 hair accessories from CoverYourHair.com (9/4 Worldwide)
- An Island Life KAH Couture Custom Diaper Wipes Case (8/23 US Only)
- Praying For Parker GAD Diaper (8/27)
- An Island Life See Kai Run Smaller Shoes (8/28 US & Canada)
- Glimpse DaBaby Snapper or t-shirt – 2 winners (8/31 US & Canada)
- Praying For Parker GAD (Green Acre Designs) Cloth Diaper Giveaway! (8/28 US only)
Just For Kids
- Muse Reviews Hot Peas ‘ n Butter CD (8/23 US Only)
- Glimpse Sweetpea Bonnet (8/24 Worldwide)
- An Island Life Oompa Toys Backpacks/Lunchboxes (8/24 US Only)
- Rockin’ Mama Harumika Doll Set (8/24 US Only)
- An Island Life Backpacks and Lunchboxes from Oopmpa Toys (8/24 US Only)
- Sandier Pastures $50 gift card to Bei Bambini Children’s Clothing (8/25)
- Glimpse “Green” Back to School Bundle (8/25 US & Canada)
- Muse Reviews Sorting Suitcase (8/26 US Only)
- Did You See That? Hannah Montana DVD (8/27 US Only)
- Mom Knows It All Avery Back to School gift pack (8/27 US Only)
- Muse Reviews Asheba CD (8/27 US Only)
- An Island Life PenPal Notes (8/27 US Only)
- An Island Life Crayola Creativity Pack (8/28 US Only)
- Mommy’s Idea Membership to Jumpstart.com (8/29 US Only)
- Sticky Feet iKookie Kids Tee (8/30)
- Glimpse Foogo Stainless Steel Food Jar (8/31)
Books for Grown-Ups
- Tara’s View on Books June Bug (8/26 US & Canada)
- Tara’s View on Books Alive Day (8/28 US & Canada)
- The Unexpected Gift (8/30 US & Canada)
- Cin’s Outnumbered and Loving It Toddler Interpreter (9/2)
- Tara’s View on Books Essie in Progress (9/4 US & Canada)
Books for Kids
- An Island Life Chicken Soup for the Soul: Extraordinary Teens (8/26 US & Canada)
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