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.
- Let’s welcome new mama Michelle to the blogosphere! You can check out her blog Mama Plays Mozart where she writes about life with her adorable baby girl. She’s also looking to give her blog a makeover, so if you know someone leave her a comment or write her an email.
- Marina from Energizer Bunny’s Mommy Reports is having a Back to School Carnival. That’s forty days of awesome giveaways!
- Sarah from Rhinestones and Telephones is having a Spa at Home Swap. How fun is that? Read the details here and then sign up to receive some happiness and relaxation – at home!
CONTESTS & SWEEPSTAKES
- Who doesn’t like playing with Play-Doh? Here’s a fun and creative contest where you can involve the kids. Create an imaginative Play-Doh “recipe” and you could win a makeover for both your playroom and home and at school. Full details can be found here.
- Kmart wants every kid to “Be a Schoolebrity” this year with fun and creative fashions, along with great school supplies to rock the school year! They even created this really cool site where kids can check out awesome back-to-school looks, dress up their own personal avatar, and play games online with friends. Check it out here.
In addition, you can also enter your kids in the “Be a Schoolebrity” sweepstakes. The grand prize winner wins a shopping spree and gets picked up at school by a mystery Nickelodeon celebrity!
- It’s never been more important to develop a future generation of inventive thinkers and problem solvers and the LEGO Group wants children to know that it doesn’t take a genius to be innovative and inventive! The 2009 LEGO CLICK Awards opened August 1st to children 6-13 years old, giving them an opportunity to share their big ideas as well as a chance to be one of five winners to each receive a $5,000 savings bond. The essay question to be answered by November 2nd, is simply: “If you could invent anything, what would it be? Describe how to use it. How did you get the idea? Why are you excited about it?” Those interested in participating can visit www.LEGOCLICKAwards.com for more info.
- Praying for Parker is having its first official giveaway! Check it out here and enter for your chance to win a Smartipants cloth diaper!
- Do your kids like JIF peanut butter and have a creative recipe? From now through November 13, 2009, the 8th Annual Jif Most Creative Peanut Butter Sandwich Contest™ is accepting entries from kids ages 6 – 12, for a chance to win a $25,000 college scholarship fund. Four runners-up will each receive a $2,500 college scholarship fund.
Beginning, August 21, 2009, adults can also flex their creative muscles by entering the Jif Moms Voice Their Choice Contest. Adults can submit a story – 250 words or less – describing how moms make the best choices for their families. One grand prize winner will win a trip to New York City and a spot on the judging panel for the 8th Annual Jif Most Creative Peanut Butter Sandwich Contest event final. Info for both contests can be found at www.jif.com
- An Island Life Peter Bradley Adams – Leavetaking CD (8/18 US & Canada)
- A Wrestling Addicted Mommy Fiber One Gift Bag – 3 winners (8/18 US Only)
- Rockin’ Mama Seventh Generation Living Home Starter Kit (8/19 US Only)
- Rockin’ Mama Snapfish Summer Photo Book (8/20 US Only)
- The Nurse Mommy Shoes Under Organizer (8/20)
- Contest Corner Kernel Seasons Popcorn prize pack (8/24 US Only)
- Healthy Moms Certain Dry Deodorant (8/31 US Only)
- All Because Two People Fell In LOVE $25 gift card to Sams Club plus 5 one day passes (8/31 US Only)
- My Organized Chaos Dyson DC24 (9/10 US & Canada)
- The Celebrity Cafe TI-Nspire Graphing Calculator (9/30 US & Canada)
- The Celebrity Cafe iPod Touch (9/30 US & Canada)
- The Celebrity Cafe Adam – Soundtrack (9/30 US & Canada)
- Busy Mommy Jenulence Mineral Makeup (8/19 US & Canada)
- The Nurse Mommy Peacelovemom shirt (8/20)
- Busy Mommy ANB Mall Beauty Gift Basket (8/22 US Only)
- Weefinds Baby Star tank/shorts outfit (8/20)
- An Island Life Boon Baby Feeding Spoon (8/21 US Only)
- Rockin’ Mama Smart Mom Pendant (8/22 US Only)
- The Nurse Mommy Silly Billyz Bib (8/23)
- An Island Life KAH Couture Custom Diaper Wipes Case (8/23 US Only)
- Weefinds Baby Eggi outfits (8/26)
Just For Kids
- An Island Life Crayola Creativity Pack (8/18 US Only)
- Did You See That? Polliwalks Shoes (8/19)
- Riding With No Hands Wooden Stitching Squirrel Toy (8/20 US & Canada)
- Weefinds Potty Tots (8/23)
- Glimpse $50 to TykeThreads (8/24 Worldwide)
- A Working, Blogging Mommy Sid the Science Kid DVD (2) and Dive, Olly Dive DVD (8/25 US Only)
- Contest Corner Imagination Movers CD (8/26 US Only)
- Susan Heim on Parenting Sid the Science Kid and Dive, Olly Dive DVDs (8/30 US Only)
- Weefinds The Shandle (9/7)
Books for Grown-Ups
- Quiverfull Family Through the Fire (8/22 US & Canada)
- Contest Corner Escaping Toxic Guilt (8/23 US Only)
Books for Kids
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