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CONTESTS & SWEEPSTAKES
- LAVANILA Laboratories proudly announces the birth of its newest addition, The Healthy Baby Collection. Launching exclusively in Sephora stores nationwide, this luxurious line will be the only in-store baby collection carried by the prestige beauty leader.
To celebrate this exciting launch, the two have teamed up and will be launching “The Happy, Healthy Baby Search” to find the first face of the Healthy Baby Collection.
To kick off the search, LAVANILA is holding an open casting call at Sephora 5th Avenue on May 14th from 2PM to 6PM. Parents are encouraged to bring their babies into the store to meet the founders/judges, have their entry photo taken and receive samples of the new collection. Plus, the first 50 parents to enter their babies will receive a Sephora gift card with a mystery value up to $100!
Parents who can’t make it to the casting call or live outside the NYC area can also enter online at Sephora.com until June 1st. All babies must be between six months and four years old.
- In YouTube’s Smalltalk contest, parents can send their crazy, funny, cooky videos of their kids to win $10,000! Find all the details here.
- Fujifilm and Rite Aid just launched a contest called MyWayPhotoContest.com. It’s a seasonal photo competition where visitors can submit and vote on their favorite pictures in three main categories: Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Graduation. The grand prize winner will take home $5,000 dollars and a bunch of awesome photo gifts. In addition to the grand prize, 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize packages will be awarded in every category, and there will be free daily giveaways from Rite Aid as well as useful photo taking tips from the pros, recipe ideas and instructions for fun arts and crafts projects.
- Ace’s Helpful Hands is a nationwide contest where Ace will give one high school in each of the 50 states a $2,000 paint makeover, including 1 day of labor from local Ace retailers and community volunteers.
Now through May 31st, participants can submit a high school in need of a paint makeover via the following website: http://www.acehardware.com/helpfulhands. In addition to the 50 paint makeover winners, one runner-up high school from each state will receive a $500 Ace Gift Card to put toward a paint makeover of their own.
- Moxie Momma blog – Giving up vs. Letting up “May 15 – June 15 is National Tourette’s Awareness Month and this is a post about how I came to accept the fact that my son has Tourette’s.”
- Design Baby 6 Greeting Cards from Watotodesigns (5/11)
- All Because Two People Fell in LOVE $25 LikeWear G/C (5/15 US Only)
- Mummy Deals Cascadian Farms Live Green Together Pack (5/11)
- An Island Life $100 Men’s Warehouse Prom Giveaway (5/11 US Only)
- Healthy Moms $10 gift card to Subway Restaurants (5/16 US Only)
- A Wrestling Addicted Mommy SmartCode Kwikset Keyless Entry Lock (5/25 US & Canada)
- All Because Two People Fell in LOVE16 X 20 Rolled Canvas (5/16 US Only)
- Melinda Joy $25 Charlie Brown’s restaurant Gift Card (5/29)
- From Val’s Kitchen Food & Wine Best Of The Best 10 Cookbook (5/15)
- My Organized Chaos KODAK EASYSHARE M575 Digital Camera (5/20 US & Canada)
- Design Baby Modest Swimsuit for Mom from Hapari (5/11 US Only)
- An Island Life Diamond Earrings from Kohls (5/12 US Only)
- Design Baby Rock & Roll Mom tee from PeaceLoveMom (5/11 US Only)
Just For Kids
- My Organized Chaos Boon Flair Highchair (5/21 US & Canada)
- Design Baby Guidecraft’s Drive-Time Set 5/18 (US Only)
- Mummy Deals Wow! Wow! Wubzy DVD (5/11)
- An Island Life Wonder Pets: The First Rescue DVD (5/11 US & Canada)
- Mummy Deals YooHoo plush animal (5/11)
- CPA Mom African Dwarf Frogs in Aquarium (5/12)
Books For Grown-Ups
- Here And There Chicken Soup For The Soul: True Love (5/10)
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