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.
- Marie from All Access Pass To Jack has started a new series on her blog called Life Is Therapy. Check it out, and link up with other moms to share fun and ordinary everyday ideas to help our children learn and develop.
- Visit Charity Cars, a site that gives cars to needy families all over the country. If you like, you can help by either donating or spreading the word about the site so that those in need might receive the charity car they deserve. Also, you can help Katie, by visiting her profile and voting for her so that she can get a little closer to her family’s goal.
CONTESTS & SWEEPSTAKES
- To celebrate the return of Blue Light Specials at Kmart, they are giving shoppers on Twitter a chance to win a $50 gift card everyday! There are over 40 great Bluelight Specials throughout the weekend in-store, and other great offers online at Kmart.com, too, only on Saturdays and Sundays. In addition to the chance to win daily, everyone following @KmartDealsnNews on Twitter will be automatically entered for a chance to win a $500 Kmart shopping spree.
Winning couldn’t get easier – all you have to do is follow @KmartDealsnNews on Twitter from your personal Twitter account and issue a Tweet everyday using their hashtag: #KmartBLS. Each day is a new opportunity to win, so the more often you tweet – the better your chances are to win a Daily prize!
For more info on sweepstakes details, check out the and the official rules here.
- Do you have what it takes to be a Winterless Weather Forecaster? Jergens is looking for women to enter and post their videos on how they keep their skin looking beautiful and winterless no matter what the weather. Ten finalists will be selected to have their videos posted on youtube.com and will compete for the grand prize of a $5,000 talent contract with Jergens to film winterless weather forecasts for Jergens.com, as well as a luxury trip to NYC to meet Al Roker and get a VIP behind-the-scenes tours of the show Wake Up with Al! along with $1,000 cash!
- Get your kids writing with Olive Garden’s Pasta Tales essay writing contest for students in first- through 12th-grade.
This year, students are asked to submit essays on the following topic: “Describe a teacher who has inspired you in school and how they have impacted your life.” The contest grand prize is a three-day trip to New York City including dinner at the Olive Garden in Times Square and a $2,500 savings bond. Winners also will be chosen in each grade category and will receive a $500 savings bond and a family dinner at their local Olive Garden restaurant.
- Mommy’s Idea Blog Makeover from The Design House (11/15 Worldwide)
- A Wrestling Addicted Mommy 18 x 24 Poster Print (11/15 US Only)
- Here and There nuNAAT Karite giveaway (11/15 US Only)
- Rockin’ Mama Marie Callender’s Pasta Al Dente giveaway (11/17 US Only)
- Here and There The Popcorn Factory Gift Tin (11/18 US Only)
- Here and There Night At The Museum Battle Of The Smithsonian DVD (11/19 US Only)
- Everything Up Close Make Your Own Custom Christmas Stocking Kit (11/20 US & Canada)
- From Val’s Kitchen Cheez Its (11/20 US Only)
- From Val’s Kitchen Sara Lee Deli Meats (11/21 US Only)
- Mommy’s Idea Fun Faces Notepad from Cayenne Paper (11/22 US Only)
- Happy Little Homemaker Little Blue Book (11/22)
- Contest Corner Tablespoon.com Kitchen Utensil Gift Pack (11/22 US Only)
- Contest Corner Nature Valley Gift Pack (11/22 US Only)
- Melinda Joy $20 to ABC NeckTies (11/25 US & Canada)
- All Because Two People Fell In LOVE Four Movie Tickets (11/26 US Only)
- Melinda Joy Alphabet Photography Art (11/27 Worldwide)
- A Wrestling Addicted Mommy Vinyl Wall Quote/Phrase (11/29 US Only)
- A Wrestling Addicted Mommy One month membership to care4hire.com (12/2 US Only)
- Melinda Joy ValueRay Mouse Hand Warmer (12/5 US & Canada)
- Moomette’s Magnificents Southern Magnolia Minerals Surprise Gift Bag (11/19)
- Granola Mom 4 God Diva Cup (11/21)
- Here and There Unilever Beauty Products (11/21 US Only)
- Melinda Joy Fragrant Ball of Foot Pad Set (11/27 Worldwide)
- A Wrestling Addicted Mommy Plus Size Top (11/30 Worldwide)
- A Wrestling Addicted Mommy Lavender Freshwater Pearl Necklace (12/1 Worldwide)
- Adventures In Babywearing Two Babywearing Slings (11/17 Worldwide)
- The Shopping Mama Medela Freestyle Breastpump (11/18 US Only)
- The Shopping Mama Jeep Umbrella Stroller (11/20 US Only)
- Sassy Frazz Jenerations Baby Shampoo and Wash (11/25 US Only)
- The Shopping Mama Boon Flair High Chair (11/27 US Only)
- A Working, Blogging Mommy Baby or Toddler Hooded Towel (11/27 US Only)
- All Because Two People Fell In LOVE $50 Amon Maternity gift card (11/28 US Only)
Just For Kids
- An Island Life HABA Toys (11/16 US Only)
- Glimpse Set of Crazy Forts (11/19 US & Canada)
- Rockin’ Mama Sesame Street – 40 Years of Sunny Days DVD (11/20 US Only)
- An Island Life Wee Squeak Kid’s Shoes (11/20 US Only)
- An Island Life Dora’s Christmas CD (11/21 Worldwide)
- Contest Corner Personalized Children’s CD (11/22 Worldwide)
- Sassy Frazz Marshmallow Shooter (11/25 US Only)
- Sassy Frazz Alphabotz Flash Cards (11/25 US Only)
- All Because Two People Fell In LOVE Safety Tats (11/29 US Only)
- Rockin’ Mama Build A Bear Workshop Frosty the Snowman (12/1 US Only)
- A Wrestling Addicted Mommy $15 to Piggy Paint (12/1 US Only)
Books For Grown-Ups
- Mom Knows It All The Law of Forgiveness (11/15 US Only)
- All Because Two People Fell In LOVE A Century of Flavors Cookbook (11/18 US Only)
- An Island Life A Century of Flavor Cookbook (11/20 US & Canada)
- All Because Two People Fell In LOVE Firsts: Origins of Everyday Things That Changed The World (12/3 US Only)
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