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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Perfectly Prepped Blogger Opp

Looking for a new and interesting blogger opportunity? The M.O.O.N. group has another one coming up, free for seniority members, $1 to start for members, and $2 for non-members (hint, its free to become a member to save a $1). Your first link will be one of Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, BlogLovin, or Networked Blogs link. The sign-ups close 3/8. Read on for more info on the prize pack.
Sign up for the Perfectly Prepped Blogger Opp. Sign-ups close 3/8
Prize:
WonderTop Stainless Steel Food Prep Station
Kalorik 3 Tier Food Steamer
and more...
ARV $150+
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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston Looking for Kid Ambassadors

Win a spot on the LEGOLAND Boston Junior Construction Panel. Entries accepted until 3/14.
Opening in May at Assembly Square is the LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston. Yeah, it really is Somerville, but they call it their Boston center. We're just about 90 days away from their opening on May 23rd. Do you have a kid who is 5-12 years old? They're looking for kids to join their Junior Construction Panel. They need 12 members and you have until March 14th to submit an entry if you're interested.

KONG Dog Toy Giveaway

With a 120 lb dog, even the largest Kong isn't the best fit. If you're a dog owner, or know one, here's a chance to win a fun little toy You have until 3/8 to enter. US residents only. Good luck.
Enter to win the KONG Dog Toy Giveaway. Ends 3/8.
Dogs and their owners choose the original KONG and all of our other favorite toys because they’re fun. KONG toys are the best of the best in quality, originality, variety, safety, and value. Give a dog a KONG. They’ll be the first to show you: it’s not just a toy, it’s a KONG

Thomas & Friends: Spills & Thrills Announcement and Giveaway

Enter the Thomas & Friends: Spills & Thrills Giveaway. Ends 3/4
We have another Thomas and Friends DVD up for grabs here. March 4th, 2014 is release day for the DVD and you can win it just as it is being released. Sparks fly on the Island of Sodor as Thomas and his engine friends race around in these action-packed and slippery tales of friendship and fun. Featuring six exciting never-before-seen episodes, Thomas and his friends learn that even when mishaps happen, an adventure always awaits!

Friday, February 21, 2014

$600 PayPal Swagbucks Birthday Giveaway

Enter the $600 PayPal Swagbucks Birthday Giveaway. Signup ends 2/23.
Are you a member of Swagbucks.com where they can help you save money and earn gift cards? These gift cards help me pay for many of the co-host spots or extra links for giveaways, so I'm happy to share a GREAT new way to earn and get even more Swag Bucks -- or even win a $600 gift card.

This year, Swagbucks turns 6, so they are giving away $600 PayPal gift cards to 10 lucky Swagbucks members -- and one of them can be YOU. Here's how: Sign up here for Swagbucks AND RSVP for their 6th Birthday Party. You'll be assigned a team for the one-day Challenge on their 6th Birthday, Feb 25th. Now, for every 30 SB earned from the moment you RSVP through the end of Feb 23rd, you will get 1 entry into their birthday giveaway. Here's the awesome part: ALL Swag Bucks, including ones from Swag Codes, count towards your giveaway entries.

Schism: The Battle For Darracia $100 Paypal Giveaway

Enter the Schism: The Battle For Darracia $100 Paypal Giveaway. Ends 3/7.
We haven't done a book release related giveaway in what seems like a while so here's one that is open worldwide, giving away $100 via PayPal w/ an electronic copy of the book, Schism: The Battle For Darracia. Check out the book and be sure to enter for your chance to win. Giveaway ends at midnight on the 8th, so you have until end of day on the 7th to enter. Good luck.
Schism: The Battle For Darracia Book Cover

On the planet Darracia, an ever-widening social gap between its inhabitants is causing turmoil that is fracturing a once peaceful world. Struggling with his identity, nineteen year old Prince V'sair must harness the power of the elusive Fireblade, the secret to a warrior's heart, in order to overcome his uncle Staf Nuen's lust for supremacy. Will the energy of the Elements guide the young prince to his true destiny or will Staf Nuen conquer Darracia? 

After the success of his first three books (Brood X, Stillwell, and The Hanging Tree) Michael Phillip Cash has fulfilled a dream and created his own epic fantasy world. Schism: The Battle for Darracia is the first book in a planned series.

Duraflame - Make the Season Last Sweeps

Register for Duraflame and get discounts on their great fire-related products. When you register, you're entered to win a 50" HDTV, a Kindle Fire HD Table, some firelogs, and other prizes. Weekly prizes through 3/14.

Wilfork Signed Football Giveaway

Enter to win a football signed by Vince Wilfork. Ends 2/28 5pm
In football withdrawal? The New England Patriots are giving away a football signed by Vince Wilfork to brighten up your offseason. You must be a Facebook fan of the Patriots to enter. And this ends at 5:00 p.m. (ET) on February 28, 2014.

St. Paddy's Day Blogger Opp

The blogger opportunities keep coming. Here's a giveaway coming up next month that will have a prize of a $100 gift card for either Target, Walmart, or Amazon. If you help promote the event, you can get a free Twitter or Pinterest link in the Rafflecopter, provided you post the announcement. Want to win? Come back the week before the big green day for your chance to win.
Sign up by 3/7 for the St. Paddy's Day Giveaway. Free Twitter/Pinterest link with announcement.

Sign ups end Friday 3/7/14

Tentative Event Dates 3/10/14 – 3/17/14 at 11:59pm

Grand Prize

$100 Gift Certificate to the store of the winner's choosing: Walmart, Target or Amazon.com Prize could increase depending on the amount of participating blogs

Funny St. Patrick's Day T-Shirt Review

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.
Funny St. Patrick's Day T-Shirt Review
In case the last place with St. Patrick's Day t-shirts wasn't enough, we have a review of t-shirts from another place. You'd think the two reviews would basically be the same. They aren't, and not in a good way.

$30 Target GC Giveaway

We recently hosted our own giveaway for the $30 Target gift card and GE Reveal bulbs. Here's the giveaway for another blogger offering the same prizes. This one runs until 2/26 and is US only. Good luck.

Mama's Mission

Welcomes You to the

GE Reveal Bulbs &

$30 Target Gift Card Giveaway!

Enter to win the $30 Target GC Giveaway. Ends 2/26

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Mobile Phone Security and Giveaway

Brought to you by the folks at Intel
In the old days of computing, the biggest barrier to someone getting access to your data was physical. If someone couldn't get into your house / apartment, they couldn't get access to your system, and thus your data on the system was protected. To get on the Internet, you needed to use a modem, and the only time your data was exposed was the limited amount of time you were online.

Jump forward a decade or so, and nowadays everything is online, in the cloud and all computers are practically always connected to the Internet. Even your phone. How well is your phone protected?


What would happen if you were to lose your phone? Do you have the phone at least protected by a PIN or other access control method like biometrics? If not, what could someone access on your phone without that minimum level of protection?

Bad PIN selection

Blended 4 Success Giveaway

I could have sworn we had a giveaway for a Nutribullet before but it seems to be the first. We have given away several full-sized blenders and handhelds, just not this one. So, if you're continental US based, here's your chance to win one and a Cool Gear cup if you enter before the end of 3/6. Good luck.
Enter the Blended 4 Success Giveaway by 3/6.
Prize:
Nutribullet (A.L.L. Review)
+
Cool Gear Vortex Cup (A.L.L. Review)
ARV $132
Cool Gear Vortex Cup

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Sara Lee Happy Snacking Challenge Giveaway

Are you a fan of Sara Lee snacks? Grab a $1 off coupon when you enter the Sara Lee Happy Snacking Challenge on Dailybreak You'll have a chance to win 1 of 10 Sara Lee Snack Baskets! Enter before 3/18/14 for your chance to win.

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Update: They ran out of coupons but you can still enter giveaway.

Husqvarna Fast Tractor Lawn Mower Giveaway

Husqvarna Fast Tractor Lawn Mower Giveaway
In the market for a new tractor lawn mower? Here's a chance to win one from Husqvarna. How do you pronounce that? Supposedly, their tractor is the fastest in its class. The giveaway runs until February 23rd at 1pm, the start time for the Daytona 500 this year.

$1,000 AARP Sweepstakes

AARP is running a sweepstakes for $1,000 that runs through the end of the year. It is open to ages 18+, versus their more typical older audience.

Hit the road to safe driving and you could win $1,000! Learn how AARP Driver Safety can help you stay safe—and enter for a chance to win $1,000—by developing your My Driving Plan today. 

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

What Can DNA Genetic Testing Tell You?

Human DNA by Виталий Смолыгин
Human DNA by Виталий Смолыгин
Medical technology has come a long way over the past century. Things that were once the stuff of science fiction can now be done in a hospital, clinic, or even at home. Examining DNA is one type of testing technology that is relatively new when you think about it. Even back in the 1980s, it was not considered quite as reliable as it is today. There is a lot of different information that can be gleaned from DNA genetic testing, including finding out where your ancestors came from, your relationship to other members of your family, and even your predisposition toward certain conditions or diseases.

Race To DeLeon Sweepstakes

Race To DeLeon Sweepstakes
Register to win a $40,000 2015 Ford Mustang. Ends 3/16/14 with weekly activities/prizes by getting points for doing different tasks. You must connect your Facebook account for entry, though you can enter via email instead.

Sap-to-Syrup Farmer's Breakfast @ Drumlin

Mass Audubon Logo
We used to be Mass Audubon members. We probably will be again, just not right now. One of their annual fund raising activities in the spring (late winter technically I guess) at Drumlin Farm in Lincoln is their Sap-to-Syrup Farmer's Breakfast. This year, the event is on March 15th and 16th from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Call 781-259-2206 to register or you can register through their web page. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for children, with kids under 2 free. They usually sell out early, so if you want to enjoy a breakfast of hearty pancakes with maple syrup, and see how sap is collected, be sure to get your tickets soon.

Inflatable Giveaways

The inflatable giveaways seem to be starting, or at least their blogger opportunities to sign up to participate with them are. If you happen to run across any opportunities for bouncy houses, please let me know about them (via Facebook or Twitter is fine). I'll more than likely sign up for them. Thanks. Like last year, I'll try to maintain a directory of all of them. So far, I've signed up for two events. One starting on 2/28, the other starting 3/6. If we're lucky, I'll get to review one this year, too.

Crane Warm & Cool Air Humidifier Giveaway

For some reason, humidifier giveaways have been very popular here. We've done a few over the last year or so. Here's our next one, This time for a unit from Crane. The giveaway is US only and open until March 5th.

Welcome to the Keep the Germs at Bay Giveaway!


Sponsored by:  Crane


Enter to win the Crane Air Humidifier Giveaway. Ends 4/4.
This winter has been particularly long and full of colds, sinus infections and other ailments for many.  Krista over at Gloriously Green Gal and Savory Savings, has been struggling with sinus infections all winter and as a result, a dry nose and dry cough.  With the help of the Crane Germ Defence Cool & Warm Air Humidifier, she could rest easily and inhale again (without nose pain!).  Check out the full review of this humidifier and see why it might be a good fit for your home, too!

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Irish Drinking Shirt from FunnyIrishTshirts.com Review

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.
Irish Drinking Shirt from FunnyIrishTshirts.com Review
Another holiday coming up, another t-shirt to review, this time for St. Patrick's Day, thanks to the folks at FunnyIrishTshirts.com and Tomoson. If you've been visiting here for a while, you know I'm constantly looking for new t-shirts and places to get them. The old shirts were getting kind of raggedy and that George Bush shirt just had to go, even if it was one of my few Bloom County t-shirts I still had that wasn't ripped. If the shirt looks like new, the sayings just date themselves sometimes. Thankfully, I was given the opportunity try out one of the shirts from FunnyIrishTshirts.com.

Kate Spade Bag and Canon Camera Giveaway

Enter to win a Kate Spade bag filled with Dani's favorite accessories, AND a Canon EOS Rebel T3i camera!  2/23
Enter to win a Kate Spade bag filled with Dani's favorite accessories, AND a Canon EOS Rebel T3i camera! Contest ends 2/23 at 12 CST.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Shower in Style Giveaway

Time to spruce up the bathroom if you win this giveaway. An interesting collection of prizes for the winner. Open to Continental US residents only and ends March 4th. Check out the discount code if you're interested in purchasing. Good luck.
Enter to win the Shower in Style Giveaway. Ends 3/4.
Prize:
Uneekee Shower Curtain, Bath Mat and Towel in Pattern of Winners Choice (A.L.L. Review)
***The brand is also offering a special discount code starting now through the end of the giveaway for Free Shipping using "Ladybug".
ARV $175

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Xbox One Blogger Opp

As if the May blogger opp isn't too far in the future, here's one in June. Perhaps a graduation present for someone in the winner's family? Pick up a free Facebook, Pinterest, or Twitter link to help promote. Sign up now if interested in participating.
xBox One Blogger Opp Signup. Event starts 6/2.


Free Sign up! 

 With 
Announcement 

Prize:

One
xBox One

Mother's Day KitchenAid Blogger Opp

With Valentine's Day just past us, it is time to start planning for the Mother's Day giveaways. Here's a blogger opportunity for a KitchenAid mixer. One free Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest link if you sign up to participate. Next up, Christmas giveaway planning. Too soon?

Sign up for the Mother's Day KitchenAid blogger opp. Event starts 5/9.

Free Sign up! 

 With 
Announcement 

Prize:

One
KitchenAid KSM75SL 4.5 Qt. Classic Plus Stand Mixer, Color silver

Angelina Ballerina: Spring Fling DVD Giveaway

Enter to win Angelina Ballerina: Spring Fling DVD. Ends 3/11.
Coming to DVD, Digital HD, and On Demand on March 11th is the latest Angelina Ballerina DVD: Spring Fling. Put a little "spring" into your dance with five blooming adventures.
Angelina and her friends put some spring in their step and beat the winter blues by trying different traditions from around the world. Angelina leaps into action to help Gracie get the credit she deserves and is paired up with AZ to create special posters with lots of school spirit. Elsewhere teamwork blossoms when the girls work with AZ to create a new style of dance so that he can rock ‘Mouseling Day’. Spring ahead with Angelina as she enjoys friendship, laughter and dance in these five, fun-filled adventures!