Another Shoe Giveaway! WINNER ANNOUNCED!

Congratulations Madeline B.! You are the winner of my super cute Reeboks! E-mail me and I’ll get your shoes on their way to you soon! Woohoo! ____ So there is one more pair of shoes from my Famous Footwear bonanza at Blissdom ’12 that won’t be spending time on my feet because they are just a […]

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Bloggy Giveaway…

I’m jumpin’ on the bandwagon at the behest of this lady. She’s so sweet like that. Shannon at Rocks in My Dryer, a lady whom I have a special place in my heart for because firstly, she is an outspoken and fun Mom and a member of the same denomination my husband is ordained in, […]

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Contest!

A Cowboy’s Wife is having a contest on her food blog! You can win a Hamilton Beach® Stand Mixer and she’ll ship anywhere so everyone is eligible! The Prize: The winner will receive a brand new Hamilton Beach 4.5-qt. Eclectrics Stand Mixer, Pineapple Yellow!! About the mixer: From Hamilton Beach’s “Eclectrics” line, this all-metal stand […]

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Surprise!!! New Years Giveaway!!

Happy New Years Eve y’all! Hey, I did almost 6 years in Texas. I’m allowed to say y’all still right? Several months back I was the lucky winner of a Mod*Mom giveaway for a Kaboost, the most intelligently designed booster EVER! We love it. Currently it is underneath the toddler chair that my two year […]

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Oh dear…

It appears as though I need to upgrade to Pro today! (With my photobucket history, I am actually considering it! Sheesh!) Sorry about all the ugly banners. I will try to fix as many as I can but I don’t have time to fix them all. In other news, several of my internet buddies out […]

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More Contest WINNERS!

Here are the winner’s for Friday’s three contests! If you are one of these winners please contact me via e-mail (using the “e-mail me” button up under my profile on the left sidebar). In the e-mail subject line please specify which contest you won. In the body of your e-mail please include your first and […]

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CONTEST #8 Country Scents

I am going to just get right down to business this morning. I cannot wait to get some of my hands on some of the awesome soaps created by Lori at Country Scents. One of the things I love about Country Scents is the names of the soaps. They are all so creative and they […]

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CONTEST #7 Barefoot Home Essentials

Here’s a new twist to get us just slightly off of the soap track for a minute. How about clean and all natural, household cleaners? “Clean cleaners” you ask? What’s cleaner than clean? How about non-toxic healthy cleaners? (pay close attention to the details at the end of this contest as they are different from […]

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CONTEST #6 Ginger's Garden

The reality is that most of my readers are mothers. Most are probably young mothers. Young mothers with little time to savor a bath or soak in an hour of silence or indulge in a rose petal bath more than once in a decade. The fact is that many of us are lucky to get […]

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CONTEST #5 Amber's Soap Scentsations

Hmmm… are you tired of ogling handcrafted soaps yet? I didn’t think so. :^D I’m not. I now have the pleasure to direct you to the very tender hearted Amber of Amber’s Soap Scentsations. Amber, like Amy at The Foil Hat, is also a fellow homeschooler. These homeschoolers… I tell ya… just good squeaky clean […]

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CONTEST #3: Old Red Barn Co.

Oh, you are going to be excited about this one girls! Dana of the Old Red Barn Co. is another awesome momtrepreneur who is blessing the world with a positively pleasing selection of soaps. Old Red Barn Co. just emulates a down home, all natural feel, by its name and by its inviting website. I […]

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CONTEST #2: Sudz N Bubbles

Lately I have had terrible cravings for sweets. I don’t know what it is. I try to fight the cravings to the best of my abilities but sometimes I do just dive right in and sin boldly. Just Saturday I made a whole glorious chocolate cake just for a small girls get together. You’ll be […]

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CONTEST #1: The Foil Hat Soaps

If you want someone to thank for inspiring me to do this week of giveaways you would have to go here and meet Amy, the woman behind The Foil Hat, Inc., home of some of the yummiest ever soaps, scrubs and lotions. Not only will you fall in love with her soaps but you will […]

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Thas and thit

Mod*Mom Stroller Giveaway (this looks like an awesome stroller… pity I have no need for it!) Mod*Mom Whole Foods Market Giveaways Design Mom offers sweet discounts to some of her fav places End of Summer Blogabration YOWZA! That’s a lot of prizes! And Goodness Gracious… an entire Giveaway blog! You may want to add this […]

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Get Ready Y'all!

Need I say more? Feel free to nab that button up there and spread the word on your blog! (Or you can copy the smaller one below for your sidebar.) If you or someone you know is a “soaper” and wants to be involved, drop me an e-mail in the next week and I’ll get […]

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Contest Watch!

Make sure to go over to Ree’s place today and throw a title in for her photo naming contest. The prize is freakin’ awesome and I really want it, so feel free to NOT enter! **** Go hit Design Mom and leave a comment on this post to win an adorable and practical storage solution. […]

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NEW WINNERS!!!

I’m sorry (for them) that I did not hear from four of my first string winners! Unfortunately, it is important that we wrap things up with Apronpalooza! and get these aprons into their new homes! If you were a first string winner who did not respond, lose not hope, there will be more giveaways on […]

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Another palooza??

Okay, so I have absolutely loved the result of Apronpalooza! I love it that I have been able to send business to some small manufacturers and online entrepreneurs! So I am definitely going to do it again… And I’ll tell you right now it will be in August and it will be FUN! You are […]

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Apronpalooza! FINAL CONTEST: One of Mine

When this week of apron giveaways kicked off word spread quickly amongst a corridor of the online crafting community and before long I had more apron makers than I knew what to do with! It was a good problem! Here’s where low expectations will get you into trouble though… for some reason I had no […]

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Apronpalooza! CONTEST #16: Made by Tess

You wanna know what? I fell asleep last night thinking about aprons and apron makers and freaking out about forgetting an apron maker I had committed to because of not having my second brain (my computer) with me to tell me who all was on my list. Fortunately I did actually fall asleep (eventually) and […]

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Apronpalooza! CONTEST #10: Simple Things

Well, I have to say that Randi at I have to Say and more recently at her craft shop, Simple Things, is an incredibly industrious woman. I can practically hear her sewing machine humming away, all the way from here… and I’m in Canada! She is putting out some deliciously fantastic creations and I can’t […]

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Apronpalooza! CONTEST #9: Modern June

Oh girls… so we are half way through Apronpalooza! but I guarantee you, we’ve only just begun! You are going to positively do backflips for the aprons (among other things) that Kelly at Modern June creates! Her style is fun, classic, sassy and bright! People… this woman has an eye for fashion. This woman is […]

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Apronpalooza! CONTEST #8: Apron Memories

I know, from reading some of your comments, how much you all are really getting into the “apron thing” and how some of the vintage styles really hold a special nostalgia for you of times spent with your Mom watching her cook, or times spent with your Grandmother. Aprons are by nature, I really think, […]

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Apronpalooza! CONTEST #6: Darlybird

I give you the fresh and fantastic Darlybird. Another Momtrepreneur leaving her mark on the world! I love it! Born from a love for fresh design that doesn’t break the bank, Darlybird is the brainchild of a stay-at-home mom slash creative-guru-wannabe who decided to take a risk and have fun at the same time. I […]

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Apronpalooza! CONTEST #5: Apronique

Are you getting tired of oogling aprons yet? I thought not! Me neither. There are still SO many more adorable aprons that you will see, and have a chance to win, this week so keep coming back… I promise you’ll see more tempting apron fashions than you ever could have conceived of! Apronique, as the […]

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Apronpalooza! CONTEST #4: Carolyn's Kitchen

Yesterday was so much fun! I love the fact that so many of you seem to have caught the apron fever that I somehow contracted a couple of weeks ago. It’s extremely contagious isn’t it? From my communication with the sponsors of yesterday’s contests I can tell you assuredly how much they appreciate the feedback […]

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Apronpalooza! CONTEST #3: Layla Grace

Well, when I stumbled upon Layla Grace for the first time I was captivated by the elegant charm that fairly emanates from their Internet presence. Not only is this a company run by Momtrepreneurs, a group of people that I hold particularly dear, they have something that can only be described as class. On top […]

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Apronpalooza! CONTEST #1: Jessie Steele

My first apron contest is hosted by Jessie Steele Aprons. The aprons made by Jessie Steele are not only practical, they are simply beautiful! When I first started perusing the apron world online Jessie Steele aprons were the ones that immediately stood out to me. I could gush and gush about how adorable these aprons […]

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Tomorrow the fun begins!

Well, ladies and gentlemen, the fun begins tomorrow! Are you ready? That was a rhetorical question because I can hear you beating on my laptop screen and smushing your noses up against it like you would at the Grand opening of some sort of craft or chocolate or small kitchen appliance store. I will try […]

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Some Basic Contest Rules

Hi Everyone! I just wanted to get these basic rules out here today before the week gets underway. I know I said I’d get them up on Sunday but Sundays around here tend to be a bit hectic and I never know just when I will get a minute to sit down and type without […]

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Next week will be an APRONPALOOZA!

UPDATE: The contests are going up 3 times daily now! Go to my main page to see the latest contest! UPDATE: SEE HERE FOR THE LIST OF SPONSORS AND LINKS TO THEIR SITES! I don’t know exactly why but I’ve recently become enamored with all of the adorable aprons that I have seen popping up […]

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Free Bandages!

Okay 5 Minutes for Mom is hosting a giveaway for 45 boxes of Nexcare bandages. Initially I thought this was sort of a strange giveaway but good grief… I have 4 boys 7 years old and under. I NEED THIS PRIZE! LOL! Go check it out and sign up to win! And if you do […]

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I'm happy to report…

Current Netflix users ARE eligible for this prize! :^D (sorry for not having all my information in order earlier!) And again, so sorry for a confusing contest! LOL! I promise promise promise that I will make future contests and giveaways (and there will be at least one more) less complex! I’m new at this part […]

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6 Months of free Netflix Contest!

ANOTHER EDIT!: Okay! (Laughing at myself) I was getting so few responses this morning that I thought perhaps the number of questions was too overwhelming! LOL! So I cut out the last three. How about this… I will repost the last three questions but no “points” will be taken away as long as you try […]

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I Like Movies

Because I like movies and because Netflix is a really cool company who likes giving stuff away, I am the lucky woman who gets to award 5 of my readers with a 6 months free trial of Netflix service! I’m incredibly jealous of whoever wins because Netflix isn’t quite yet available in Canada and boy… […]

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Giveaway Notice!!

Can I just say that I love how the blogosphere has exploded with contests and giveaways and promotions?! It has made an already fun place even more fun! Mod*Mom is once AGAIN hosting a killer giveaway! Especially if you have a flair for modern interior design, you will not want to miss this! Nan

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Contest and Giveaways Blurb!

If you have forgotten, re-remind yourself that all this week Design Mom is hosting AWESOME Mother’s Day giveaways all week long! You will want to participate, I guarantee it! ***** Next, don’t forget to head on over to This Next and enter their Mother’s Day contest for an iPod Nano! ***** Don’t forget about this […]

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Mark your calendars people!!

If you have been here for any amount of time you already know that Ree at Confessions of a Pioneer Woman is my all time favorite blogger. She quickly becomes just about every body’s favorite blogger once they get their boo-hineys over there and read her stuff, see her photography and find that they have […]

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Contest Alert!

I think everyone probably already knows about this one but I am compelled to pass the word anyways! But you will especially want to click on THESE GIANT RED LETTERS because you will find out rather quickly how to be entered to win an Apple iPod Nano! Now I know by the time I write […]

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More Giveaways!

Check out Mod*Mom’s Mother’s Day Giveaway! The entry “fee” requires only that you go and oogle some very cute products at Give Simple and tell (in Mod*Mom’s comments) which one is your favorite! The only trouble I had was trying to pick my favorite! The Deadline for this one is Midnight on May 13th!And once […]

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My Charmed Life

A couple of weeks ago Design Mom hosted one of her random giveaways and the prize was a $50 gift card at My Charmed Life. Well, I didn’t win. While my husband “has a tendency to win things,” I am pretty much the losingest loser that ever existed. I can’t remember ever winning anything in […]

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And Now Presenting…..

(…Drumroll please…) The soon to be coveted, the soon to be sought after, the soon to be proudly worn in a sidebar near you, the soon to be awarded… The very prestigious and highly acclaimed… award. Does your blog or a blog that you read religiously deserve this award? After all, it’s a MAJOR award […]

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