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Welcome 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.
The blog, Cooking During Stolen Moments, has partnered with Share Our Strength to hold the first ever Virtual Great American Bake Sale. Please consider submitting a recipe, spreading the word, and/or participating in the Virtual Great American Bake Sale on April 13th.
Each year Share Our Strength asks people to host bake sales in their communities with all of the proceeds going to their ultimate mission – making sure no child goes hungry! The virtual bake sale is going to spread this movement to the blogosphere.
CONTESTS & SWEEPSTAKES
Camp Pocono Trails, in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains, is offering five boys and five girls (ages 10-18) a chance to win a three week stay at this world class camp. Kids will have the opportunity to make new friends, lose weight, and build self-esteem; all in a nurturing environment. The three week session includes cooking classes, dietitian planned meals, sports, hikes, yoga, and more. Value: $3,890. Session offered: July 27-August 18, 2009.
For official rules for the “Imagine Me!” essay contest, visit www.newimagecamp.com/contest
- To coincide with the recent launch of Play With Pictures, a new software program that enables even first-time users to create exciting and fun image mashups and compositions, Vertus the maker of the program is running a competition the winner of which will receive a new iPhone! To enter, simply download the free trial of the software, knock up a composition, and submit it for consideration! Find more details here.
- Just a Mom’s Take on Things World Championship Games for Nintendo DS (3/25 US Only)
- contest bytes $25 Gift Certificate to Threadless (3/31 US & Canada)
- Just a Mom’s Take on Things Rain-X Car Care Kit (3/25 US Only)
- Tara’s View of the World Magic Senses Cheerful Butterfly soap (3/30 US & Canada)
- A Wrestling Addicted Mommy (5) Surface Clean Microfiber Fingertip Cleaning Pads (3/28 US Only)
- Everything Up Close Happy Socks (3/27 US & Canada)
- Nicole’s Nickels Fiber One Fiber Friend Fitness Basket(3/28)
- Glimpse Box of Tea (3/26)
- Tara’s View of the world Zoom Album Kit (3/26 US & Canada)
- Sandier Pastures Laptop Messenger Bag from Casauri (3/24 worldwide)
- Down On The Farm felted bag (3/28)
- Tara’s View of the World Spa Break Gift Basket from Fiber One (3/28 US & Canada)
- momfessions necklace from RHBDesigns (3/27)
- Mom Knows It All Avon Bath giveaway (3/27 US Only)
- Everything ‘In the Kitchen’ Close Up Carolyn’s Kitchen Apron (Canada and US) (4/2 US & Canada)
- Mommyhood is Thankless a freshwater pearl bracelet with a heart charm from Charity Charms (4/2 US Only)
- Fun, Crafts and Recipes Better Than Moms Slow Cooker Recipes Cookbook (3/27 US Only)
- Tara’s View of the World Summer Soles (3/27 US & Canada)
- Nicole’s Nickels Pink Burberry watch (4/3)
- Tara’s View of the World Skin Care products (3/26 US & Canada)
- Here and There Yoplait Tote (3/27 US Only)
- Everything ‘In the Kitchen’ Up Close Gift Bundle from Women’s Bean Project (4/1 Worldwide)
- Val’s Views Cleaning Mom Tee (3/27 US Only)
- NurseMommy 8 free bottles of First Juice (3/29)
- Glimpse (3/25 US & Canada)
- A Kindred Spirit’s Thoughts Nature’s Baby Organics Giveaway (4/6)
- NurseMommy Baby dipper spoon and bowl set (3/30)
- A Kindred Spirit’s Thoughts See Kai Run (3/31)
- The Laughs Will Go On Expressiva Nursing Top (3/27)
Just For Kids
- 5 Minutes for Special Needs Stockmar Block beeswax crayons from Hazelnut Kids (3/28 US Only)
- contest bytes Leapfrog Tag Reader plus 5 books, and Leapfrog Tag Reader plus 10 books for your local library (3/31 US & Canada)
- Close To Home Sootheze Toasty Spa Friend (4/16 US Only)
- Tara’s View of the World Personalized Christian children’s songs from MyTunez (3/31 US & Canada)
- Mommy’s Idea Traveling Toddler (3/31 US Only)
- Muse Reviews Can-Do Roo game by Patch Products (3/25 US Only)
- Midwest Moms Three months free membership on JumpStart.com (4/3)
Books for Grown-Ups
- An Island Review Chicken Soup for the Soul: Power Moms (3/24)
- Muse Reviews Your Money or Your Life (financial management) (3/24 US Only)
Books for Kids
- Tara’s View on Books This is the Day by Nancy White Carlstrom and illustrated by Richard Cowdrey (3/27 US & Canada)
- Tara’s View on Books Preacher Creature Strikes on Sunday by Mike Thaler (3/30 US & Canada)
- Muse Reviews Stinky, by Eleanor Davis (3/29 US Only)
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