Contests, Sweeps, and Giveaways Archive


Yo Gabba Gabba Live: Music is Awesome Ticket Giveaway for #Milwaukee

We are huge Yo Gabba Gabba fans. My husband and I took our daughter to see them when they came to Milwaukee last year. We’ve been waiting for them to come back, especially since our son has become a fan as well. It’s definitely one of the kids’ shows I don’t mind


Happy Holidays HTC One Max Smartphone & $50 Verizon Gift Card Giveaway! #VZWVoices #Mom

Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Moms Voices program and have been provided with a wireless device and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the product. Would you like a new Android smartphone for Christmas? You might want to consider the HTC One max. It’s sleek


Get Caught Reading… With Little Critter Doll Giveaway!

Disclosure: I’ll be receiving the same item as the giveaway winner.  No other compensation was provided.  We just love Little Critter! Did you know May is Get Caught Reading Month and May 13-19 is Children’s Book Week?  What a great time to get a few new books and make time to read together.


Share the Love with Blue Nile!

I previously shared 7 memorable Valentine’s Day gift ideas and jewelry is often a great choice, especially if you select a quality piece with care. Blue Nile (the home of my engagement ring) has lots of gorgeous necklaces, rings and earrings to choose from. They are also having another fun giveaway!


Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Get the Sillies Out Ticket Giveaway #Milwaukee #YoGabbaGabba

You gotta jump! shake! shimmy! them out… Let’s get the sillies out! Oh yes, I am going to be THAT mom who will be singing all the Yo Gabba Gabba songs right along with my daughter while we are having fun at their LIVE show here in Milwaukee.  And you know what?


Happy Birthday Mercer Mayer! + Little Critter Book Giveaway (US) Ends 1/12/13

I loved books from an early age and am passing that love on to my own children.  There are so many stories from my childhood that I’m trying to share with Rissa.  Some of the books are hard to find nowadays.  One series my husband and I both enjoyed growing up was Little


Gift Card Weekend $105 in Gift Cards Giveaway! (US) Ends 12/31/12

Gift Card Weekend is coming up and is a great time for you to do some after Christmas shopping.  Maybe you didn’t get the most coveted item on your wishlist or you need a reward for staying sane through it all.  Perhaps you are already shopping for 2013 birthday presents.  Or maybe


Wall2Wall Stickers $50 GC Giveaway (US) Ends 1/2/13

Have a wall or two or four that could use some sprucing up? Wall2Wall Stickers has you covered, well, wall to wall, with a nice selection of vinyl decals. Whether you are decorating the family picture wall or the kid’s room, I’m sure you’ll find something that works for you. So far


Find the Perfect Toy to Gift From PlaySkool #thisskoolrocks

I tend to think I’m a pretty good judge of what my daughter likes and doesn’t like, but occasionally she surprises me. Lately she has become more interested in pretend play and toys that fit well into this. While I may have a general idea of what to shop for, I know


Give the Gift of an Applebee’s Gift Card Online or In Store + Giveaway!

I love receiving gift cards for the holidays, but only for places I like to go to so restaurant ones are usually a safe bet.  Since becoming a mom, I appreciate dinner gift cards even more.  It can get expensive going out to eat, especially with kids in tow.  Though, sometimes we


Use Sweet Relish for Creative Shopping Wishlists + $200 Visa GC Giveaway!

Are you a shopaholic?  Do you like to curate shopping lists for yourself and others?  Then you might be interested to learn more about Sweet Relish, a place that is all about saving purchasable products in organized lists.  Below you can see the start of a “Geeky Finds” list of things I


12 Days of Gifts Galore #Giveaway – 9 Winners! (US) 11/25-12/6 #12DaysGifts

Welcome to the 2nd annual 12 Days of Gifts Galore giveaway event hosted by Tales From the Nursery and Mama’s Baby Cupcakes.  We have to keep things exciting during the holidays by giving you all a chance to win some great prizes while checking out a variety of blogs.  All of our


Thankful for My Readers $5 Amazon GC Giveaway!

Happy Thanksgiving! I wanted to do a little something as a thank you to all my wonderful readers. I really appreciate you – without you… I’d be talking to myself! But seriously, I am thankful that you like our blog (and me!) enough to give us some of your valuable time whether


One Step Ahead Toddler Toy Prize Pack Giveaway! (US) Ends 12/6/12

We’ve shared a few great toddler gift ideas from One Step Ahead and now you have a chance to win them!  Thank you to One Step Ahead for sponsoring this giveaway! Prizes!  (1) lucky US reader will win all 3 of the following toddler friendly toys: Kids’ Reusable Shopping Bag with Fruits


Who Will Laugh More: Elmo or Your Toddler? #LOLElmo

Actually I think I laugh more than both of them. It might be terrible of me, but I have to stifle a giggle when my toddler says she’s scared of Elmo. Don’t worry, I’m not traumatizing her – she just asks ME to play with him instead. Like many toddlers and preschoolers,


How ‘Me In a Tree’ Website Can Help Busy Families (+Giveaway)

I luck out that Brian and I have long since established clear, open lines of communication.  Sure, we do communicate frequently through text messages, email, and social media, but we use it in a way that makes sense for us.  We also make time to see each other face-to-face.  Growing up it


LifeProof Case for iPhone 4/4S Giveaway! (US) Ends 11/29/12

Life is full of unexpected adventures and accidents, especially if you have kids.  If you’ve ever worried about fishing your phone out of the toilet then you need a LifeProof case. Dust, snow, mud – no problem. Falls under six feet – no problem. Sticky, gooey, cheesy fingers – no problem! ABOUT LIFEPROOF


I’d Like Potatoes With That Please (+ Giveaway)

When most people think of Wisconsin they think of cheese, beer and brats. While those are part of our state’s culture, there’s even more to us than that! Wisconsin also produces a lot of cranberries and potatoes. Speaking of potatoes, there are four McCain Foods manufacturing plants in Wisconsin – that’s more


Sesame Street Live “Can’t Stop Singing” Coming to #Milwaukee – Win 4 Tickets!

There’s just something so fun about seeing beloved children’s characters live – don’t you think?  We are fortunate to live near a metro city that is a tour stop for many large performances.  You may remember that my daughter is a big fan of Ernie and learned her Sesame Street characters by


Musical Ball & Stack Elephant Giveaway! (US/CAN) Ends 11/26

This toy is already a hit in our house with my toddler.  I can’t wait to see what our baby thinks of it when he’s around six months old!  If you are looking for a holiday gift or a baby shower gift – I recommend this toy.  It offers plenty of developmental