Saturday, April 28, 2012

Low Entry Giveaways Ending Tonight! (Sunday 4/29)

Virtual Webkinz pets (5 winners) (@3pm EST) - Worldwide - Making Time For Mom

Big G Curvy Straws Prize Pack - U.S. - Cotton Pickin Cute *RC

Cystex Plus tablets and one bottle of Cystex Cranberry - U.S. - Cotton Pickin Cute *RC

Combo 6-Pack of the Latest and Greatest Coupons - U.S. - Having Fun Saving *RC

One pair of ballet flats from Jacques Levine New Collection - U.S. - The Fashionistyle

Box of the Coromega Kids High DHA Omega3 Squeeze in the Lemon-lime flavor - Trendy Mom Reviews

Wonderworld’s Waggy Garden Sorter - gaynycdad

Fireman Sam: Rescue on the Water DVD - gaynycdad

Auric Blends Roll-On in the scent of your choice - U.S. - Hanging Off The Wire

Undercover Mama Nursing Tank - U.S. - Does Mommy Love It?

Pampers - one (1) economy box of diapers in size 3 AND one (1) wipes - U.S. - The B Keeps Us Honest N.C. *RC

Instant Leash Trainer (@11pm CST) - Emily Reviews *GT

Insect Shield Repellent Gear - U.S. - Makobi Scribe *GT

Make Every Day Count- Teen Edition by Max Lucado - U.S. - Just a little Creativity *RC

Stanley Steamer $100 Gift Certificate - U.S. - Gust Gab Reviews & Give Aways *RC

Big G Prize Pack: Cereal, Bowl, Cups, Straws, Toys - U.S. - Gust Gab Reviews & Give Aways *RC

One package of new Seventh Generation Free & Clear diaper product and a Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax storybook - U.S. - Healthy Housewife Files

One month supply (10 liners) of Snore Rx Pillow Liners - U.S. - Over Thirty Mommy *RC

Norio Kids Cocoro Playhouse (@8pm) - US/CAN - My Springfield Mommy

Goofy Grin Monster (@8pm) - US/CAN - My Springfield Mommy

LamanBlu Pucci Pool Party Dress (@8pm) - US/CAN - My Springfield Mommy

10 Single packs of ADULT Claritin 24 Hour (@8pm) - US/CAN - My Springfield Mommy

Silverlicious Sweet Adventure Nintendo DS (@8pm) - U.S. - My Springfield Mommy

Fireman Sam DVD (@8pm) - U.S. - My OKC Mommy

Angelina Ballerina 3 disc set - Ultimate Dance Collection DVD's (@8pm) - U.S. - My OKC Mommy

Shaun the Sheep: Sheer Madness DVD (@8pm) - U.S. - My OKC Mommy

Baby Hugo bath products - life with the Hux

Nanny and the Professor Kindle eBook (3 winners) - Worldwide - Just Another New Blog *RC

Twisted Fish (card game) (3 winners) - U.S. - The Best Christmas Ever

Tropical Mango Body Butter & Hawaiian Kukui Shower Wash from Tree Nut - U.S. - Coupon With Cents

Roseanne: Season 3 & Season 4, That '70s Show: Season 3 & Season 4, 3rd Rock From the Sun: Season 3, and Medal of Honor DVD's - U.S. - Coupon With Cents

Mother’s Day gift pack from Nimble (One box of 12 Peanut Butter flavored Nimble Bars, One box of 12 Yogurt Orange Swirl Nimble Bars, An exclusive nimble mini pouch by Glittersweet, A soft, silky Nimble headband, and A special poem for mom) - U.S. - Coupon With Cents

Full-size bottle of Arenus CoatPlus supplement for Dogs - U.S. - Life With Desmond *RC


Big G Curvy Straws Prize Pack (4/30 @9am EST) U.S. - Frugal Mommy of 2 Girls

$50 GC to EdenFantasys.com (4/30 @9am EST) U.S. - Frugal Mommy of 2 Girls

Unjunk Your Junk Food—Healthy Alternatives to Conventional Snacks - Book Review!


I recently reviewed the book "Unjunk Your Junk Food—Healthy Alternatives to Conventional Snacks." The purpose of Unjunk Your Junk Food is to provide better options. They want people to know that if you are going to indulge in a treat, that you can choose from products that don’t contain any chemical additives—which are responsible for serious issues including heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

Most of us read the Nutrition Facts panel when deciding which products to buy. However, in Unjunk Your Junk Food, their approach to eating is very different. They start by reading the ingredients and then they look at the Nutrition Facts panel. They do this because they believe if a product contains harmful ingredients, it doesn’t matter how much fat and calories it has—it is considered a “Bad Choice”.
 
‘The Scary Seven’:

  • HFCS: High-Fructose Corn Syrup (AKA glucose-fructose in Canada)
  • TRANS-FATS: Anything listed as ‘partially hydrogenated’ or ‘hydrogenated’ (includes vegetable shortening)
  • MSG: Monosodium glutamate
  • ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS: Any artificial flavoring
  • ARTIFICIAL COLORS: Any type of artificial dyes
  • ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS: Chemical sweeteners including Aspartame, Splenda (sucralose), Ace-K (Acesulfame Potassium), Saccharine, etc.
  • PRESERVATIVES: Polysorbate 60, 65 & 80, TBHQ, Sodium Benzoate, BHA, BHT, Sulfur Dioxide (sulfites)


The Contents of this book


The biggest surprises that I found in my cupboard that wasn't healthy for me or my children was the Chips Ahoy (blue bag) Cookies! I buy these because giving my children one or two of these cookies every so often for helping out or eating their dinner on tough nights helps me out. But I don't want to put anything bad into their little bodies. After they are all gone, we will be switching brands. I don't believe in throwing things out and wasting food or money.

The biggest things that I took away from reading the book was to stay away from "The Scary Seven" ingredients. I will be writing these ingredients down and keeping them with me at all times to make sure that I won't be purchasing products with these ingredients in them ever again!

We have made changes in groceries. We read labels more, we purchase healthier foods with healthier ingredients in them for us and our children. It's good to know what what we are putting into our bodies isn't going to harm us anymore. We hope anyways.

The book is available at Barnes & Noble (both in stores and online) as well as Amazon and other online
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Disclosure: I received a copy of this book for my review. No other compensation was exchanged or received.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Fisher-Price My Little Snugabunny™ Newborn Rock n' Play™ Sleeper Giveaway on Two of a kind... Ends 5/21

Enter for a chance to Win a Fisher-Price My Little Snugabunny™ Newborn Rock n' Play™ Sleeper on Two of a kind, working on a full house! (U.S.) Ends May 21st!


 


Low Entry Giveaways Ending Tonight! (Friday 4/27)

Custom Banner of your choice (these are awesome!) from OopsieDaisyDecor Etsy shop (@6pm) - U.S. - Mrs. DIY and the tennis guy

Clean Screen - Liquid Gold - Cleaning set - Couponing From Florida to Michigan *RC

Printable Pirate Party Games Package - Daddy Waddy Weeviews *RC

Pirate Party Pack - 3 Sons Have I *RC

.45oz. bottle of Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant - Wild Sparkles

Beach Prize Pack filled with summer necessities and 10 free Old Orchard juice coupons - U.S. - The B Keeps Us Honest N.C. *RC

One pair of Esme Cami and Boxer Set in Pink with Fuchsia trim (From size 2T to 14) - U.S. - My Baby Pajamas

Full size jar of ComplexionMD (2 winners) - US/CAN - a frog in my soup *RC

Jungle Roo Cloth Diaper - U.S. - Two Bears Farm *RC

“Find the Roast You Love Most” sweepstakes tasting kit gift box - U.S. - A Frugal Friend

The 5 Love Languages of Children - U.S. - Growing My Kids Reviews *RC

16" x 20" Rolled Canvas Print from UPrinting.com - U.S. - Chic N Savvy Reviews *RC

Rubbermaid Hidden Recycler (2 winners) - US/CAN - Guiding Light Homeschool *RC

Copy-Kids eat your fruit and vegetables DVD - US/CAN - Penny Minding Mom *RC

Choice of a Bentwood Head Band from The Acorn Cap Etsy shop - A Life Sustained

Winner's Choice of a Lightning Fast Language Book - US/CAN - It's The Simple Things *RC

The 5 Love Languages of Children - book - U.S. - It's The Simple Things *RC

$50 GC to UrbanWalls.com - U.S. - Being Mama

Personalized Juppy Walker in Pink or Blue - US/CAN - The Freebie Addiction *RC

Winner of the Zoobies Pet Blanket is:


Congrats to # 9 - Missy Enos

Winner of the Silk Protein&Fruit Coupons is:



Congrats to #140 - Jenny 'Lemke' Anwar

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Low Entry Giveaways Ending Tonight! (Thursday 4/26)

The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks - book (5 winners) - U.S. - Wonder Woman I'm Not

I See Me! personalized storybook - U.S. - Having Fun Saving *RC

Bamboo iPhone Case - A Life Sustained

(2) Workout DVD's, Kid Bonuses and a $25 Beachbody GC - Queen of Savings *RC

The 5 Love Languages of Children - U.S. - Our Homeschool Reviews

The 5 Love Languages of Children - U.S. - Family Style School

Toydozer, toy clean up tool, in your choice of color ($18.99 value) - US/CAN - Family Focus Blog

Beautiful Legs Advanced Diosmin Complex and one Collagen Booster w/ Hyaluronic Acid & Resveratrol from Reserveage Organics ($65 value) - U.S. - Family Focus Blog

Brush Your Teeth at Work Day toiletry kit - Networking Witches

Ozeri Pedometer (5 winners) - Networking Witches

One box Children's Oxylent, growth chart and swag bag - U.S. - Made in the U.S.A. *RC

Cross Body Clutch in your preferred choice of color from GigiNewYork.com - U.S. - Aspiring New Moms

Choice of Star Napkin Rings or Business Card Holder - U.S. - Two Bears Farm *RC

Over the Moon Sipper Cup (3 winners) - L B and J *RC

4 boxes of Char Crust seasonings - U.S. - L B and J *RC

4 boxes of Char Crust Seasonings - U.S. - Hanging Off The Wire

Wild West Gals Bright Horses Socks - Wild West Gals *RC

Marvel's THE AVENGERS Giveaway! (U.S.) Ends 5/7 (Rafflecopter)


The AVENGERS comes out next week in theaters everywhere on Friday, May 4th, 2012!


Enter below, using the Rafflecopter form for a chance to Win a Marvel THE AVENGERS Prize Pack!!!


The Prize Pack includes:


 MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS t-shirt in adult  sizes of S, M, L, XL



MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS set of 6 buttons



MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS one pair of limited edition 3D glasses





Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Low Entry Giveaways Ending Tonight! (Wednesday 4/25)

PB Crave: Variety Pack - CoCo Banana, Razzle Dazzle, and Cookie Nookie = 3 jars total - U.S. - Trendy Mom Reviews

(3) Kidfresh Product FREE Coupons (2 winners) - U.S. - Having Fun Saving *RC

ZeroWater pitcher (2 winners) - U.S. - Our Homeschool Reviews

L'uvalla Skincare - Balancing Day/Night Cream - U.S. - Hanging Off The Wire

Two FREE product coupons for Gorton's products (3 winners) - U.S. - Hanging Off The Wire

Jadience Detox Capsules & Detox Patches - Networking Witches

Mama Saver of your own from Mini Savers (2 winners) - Networking Witches

Cool Gun Shirt - U.S. - Daddy Waddy Weeviews *RC

$25 GC to Plexus Slim - U.S. - One Busy Moma

Pack of 6 individually wrapped toilet seat covers from PottyCover (9pm PST) - U.S. - Swank Mama *RC

Thirty One Thermal Tote- Windsor Bouquet - U.S. - Ms Nerdy Girl *RC

30 Party Invitations from Tiny Prints - U.S. - HSUuper Parents *RC

25 pcs. card magnets 2” x 3.5” from Uprinting.com - U.S. - I Luv 2 Save *RC

250 Standard Stickers from PrintRunner.com - U.S. - Just a little Creativity *RC

Three (3) Veggie Patch coupons (2 winners) - U.S. - Contest-Corner

Three (3) free product coupons (good for any Kozy Shack product up to $4.99) - Contest-Corner

5lb. bag of Organic Thick Rolled Oats - US/CAN - Contest-Corner

Box of 12 custom Oreo picture cookies - U.S. - Contest-Corner

Nimble by Balance Bar Mother’s Day Gift Set (includes: 24 bars of nimble, Exclusive nimble mini pouch by glittersweet® with a whimsical wildflower appliqué on a chic, white glitter background, Soft, silky nimble headband, and a Special poem for mom printed on a nimble note card) - U.S. - Contest-Corner

Monday, April 23, 2012

Low Entry Giveaways Ending Tonight! (Tuesday 4/24)

(2) Product FREE Coupons from Gorton's (3 winners) - U.S. - Having Fun Saving *RC

Gourmet Gift Basket - U.S. - Just A Country Gal *RC

The Forgiven Duke book - U.S. - I'm On My Way *RC

Gold & Dusty Cosmetic Case (Etsy) - Plum Tree Weddings

Bottle of Nordic Naturals Pet Cod Liver Oil (8:59p.m. EST) US/CAN - Miley's Daily Scoop

Copy Kids DVD - U.S. - Teach Beside Me *RC

Gutsy Gear for kids backpacks - U.S. - More Crunchy Beach Mama

$20 GC to Luna B. Tee - Networking Witches

The Ultimate Allergy-Free Snack Cookbook - Networking Witches *RC

250 Die-cut Business Cards from UPrinting - U.S. - Little Mama Jama *RC

250 Personalized Stickers from UPrinting - U.S. - Spoonful of Chocolate Sistah *RC

100 pcs 5" x 7" glossy custom postcards from UPrinting - U.S. - Hug A Tree With Me *RC

25 pc. Card Magnets from UPrinting.com - U.S. - Connecting Piece By Piece *RC

One Year Subscription to Everyday Food Magazine - U.S. - This Little Piggy Bank

Pair of Pajamas from Silver Sense - U.S. - Does Mommy Love It?

Pair of Leggings for your little girl from Polkadot What - U.S. - Does Mommy Love It?

Bop-It game - U.S. - A Frugal Friend

Monday Blog Hops (4/23)

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Low Entry Giveaways Ending Tonight! (Monday 4/23)

Outdoor Crayola Colored Bubbles Prize Pack (@12noon CST) US/CAN - Kid Things

The American Dad Volume 7, Bob’s Burgers Season 1, and the Indoor BBQ grill ($135 prize package) - U.S. - Dad Does

Nickels: A Tale of Dissociation in Printed or eBook (Format of Choice) - U.S. - Mommy's Favorite Things *RC

Bloom collection New Zondervan Bible (2 winners) - U.S. - Go Graham Go

$25 Coupon for Costume Discounters - U.S. - Queen of Savings *RC

Coupon Code for 1 8x10 Canvas Print at Rite Aid - U.S. - Queen of Savings *RC

Bop IT! XT game (@10pm EST) - U.S. - Kiddie's Corner Deals

Cooper Interactive Story Buddy from Hallmark - U.S. - a frog in my soup *RC

Gutzy Gear Starter kit, including straps and 2 Gutzies - U.S. - Raising Three Lovely Ladies

Little Miss Muffin Doll - U.S. - Raising Three Lovely Ladies

Mother Earth Zest tea - Networking Witches

Simple Food, Big Flavor: Unforgettable Mexican-Inspired Recipes from My Kitchen to Yours by Aarón Sánchez - book - U.S. - Unknown Mami *RC

BBC Natural History Collection DVDs (includes Planet Earth, Blue Planet, Life of Birds, Life of Mammals) (2 winners) - U.S. - Emmy Mom

The 5 Love Languages Of Children by Gary Chapman - Hanging Off The Wire

Low Entry Giveaways Ending Tonight! (Sunday 4/22)

$25 Mybabyclothes.com Gift Card - U.S. - Copperbrick Road *RC

SIX pack combo of this weekend’s coupons - U.S. - Having Fun Saving *RC

Disney Baby's Organic Pooh plush toy - gaynycdad

4 Stonyfield Organic Kids Yogurt coupons (value up to $16) - gaynycdad

Barney: Clean Up Clean Up DVD - gaynycdad

Timmy Time: Timmy Finds Treasure DVD - gaynycdad

Brownie sampler with six brownies from GourmetGiftBaskets.com - U.S. - Saving U Green

Cascadian Farm basket filled with goodies - U.S. - Saving You Green

Big G Curvy Straw Prize Pack - U.S. - Living on a Budget *RC

What to Expect When Expecting 3 books - U.S. - Something Something

"Picasso, That's Who" CD (children's music) - US/CAN - Classic Children's Books *RC

Miraclesuit shapewear piece of your choice - U.S. - Guilty Pleasures

Mom Card Business Cards from I See Me! - U.S. - Wee Share *RC

Belle Bottoms from Buti-Bag - U.S. - Wee Share *RC

$30 Gift Certificate to Shutterfly.com - U.S. - Making Time For Mom

Envelope of Coupons - U.S. - Frugal Ginger *RC

Adventures in Lalaloopsy Land DVD - U.S. - 3 Boys and a Dog

The 5 Love Languages of Children book - U.S. - Our Village is a Little Different *RC

The 5 Love Languages of Children - U.S. - Housewife on a Mission *RC

$25 Gift Certificate to Costume Discounters - US/CAN - Princess State of Mind *RC

Six (6) Ring Pops of the Strawberry, Blue Raspberry, Watermelon and Cherry flavors in honor of the vibrant colors for “My Little Pony: A Canterlot Wedding” theme - U.S. - Trendy Mom Reviews

Eco Lunch Gear - Reusable Snack Bag in funky Organic Cotton - Hanging Off The Wire

The 5 Love Languages of Children - book (@8pm) - U.S. - My Springfield Mommy

Tommee Tippee Prize Pack (@8pm) - U.S. - My Springfield Mommy

Dinosaur Train Motorized Train Set (@8pm) - U.S. - My Springfield Mommy

Bobble Bots Moshi Monsters (@8pm) - U.S. - My Springfield Mommy

Two Coupons for Totino's Pizza (5 winners) (@8pm) - U.S. - My Springfield Mommy

Product from Leading Lady (@8pm) - U.S. - My Springfield Mommy

Mo Phillips Monster Suit CD (@8pm) - U.S. - My Springfield Mommy

Outdoor Crayola Colored Bubbles Prize Pack (4/23 @12noon CST) US/CAN - Kid Things