Monday, August 3, 2015

Monday 8/3, Low Entry Giveaways! #giveaway #contests

Pair of Mason Dixon Derby shoes ($92 value) (@8pm EST) - U.S. - Philadelphia Family

Ebook copy of "From Scratch" - Worldwide - Books I Think You Should Read *GL

Chevron Ring from FreshTangerine ($28 value) - U.S. - Obsessed by Portia

Traci Lynn Stiletto Necklace - U.S. - Party Plan Divas *RC

Wine2Go - The Foldable Wine Bottle - U.S. - Blue Mountain Belle *RC

The Country Life Print and Veggie Notecards from PC Press - U.S. - The Gingham Apron *RC

Do Nice, Be Kind, Spread Happy - children's book - Main 48 U.S. States - Trust Me, I'm a Mom *RC

Living Hope CD from Pizza Ranch - U.S. - The McClanahan 7 *RC

The Me, Me, Me Epidemic: A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Capable, Grateful Kids in an Over-Entitled World - book - U.S. - The NapTimeReviewer *RC

The Curiosity Keeper - U.S. - The Power of Words...

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Sunday 8/2, Low Entry Giveaways! #giveaway #contests

Snappy Towels (2 Winners) (@8pm CST) - U.S. - My Springfield Mommy

Harlequin Western Romances (@8pm CST) - U.S. - My Springfield Mommy

Josh & the Jamtones Rocksteady CD (@8pm CST) - U.S. - My Springfield Mommy

Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Double Length Adventures DVD - U.S. - gaynycdad

Alpha and Omega: Family Vacation DVD & Digital HD - U.S. - gaynycdad

Cloud b’s Cosmic UFO - U.S. - gaynycdad

Core Custom Fit Earbuds - U.S. - gaynycdad

The Hulk - Disney Infiinity - U.S. - gaynycdad

Minions Toys and more - U.S. - gaynycdad

WWE Back to School - U.S. - gaynycdad

Serendipitini Pet Cat Necklace - U.S. - Melissa's Mochas, Mysteries & Meows *RC

Ken Oliver Color Bursts (Yellow and Purple) - U.S. - Paper Crafts by Laurel *RC

One Cutting Edge Stencil of your choice (up to a $50 value) - U.S. - Little Red Window *RC

Friday, July 31, 2015

Friday 7/31, Low Entry Giveaways! #giveaway #contests

$50 Gift Card to thredUp.com (@8pm CST) - All 50 U.S. States - Thirty Something Supermom *GT

Three Family Games (@10pm CST) - U.S. - Hobbies on a Budget *GT

3-Months of Babbel.com Foreign Language App (@10:59pm CST) - Worldwide - Benoit Academy Homeschool *GT

Scooby-Doo! and KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery Blu-ray - U.S. - Daddy Waddy Weeviews *RC

Home on Blu-Ray + DVD + Digital HD - U.S. - A Frugal Friend

$25 TYRA Beauty Shopping Spree - U.S. - Party Planning Divas *RC

Master Lock Back to School Prize Package - U.S. - Three Different Directions *GT

Stop Giving It Away - book - U.S. - Susan Heim on Parenting *RC

$50 Moja Gear Gift Card - U.S. - Moja Gear *GL

Sleep Well CD - U.S. - Mom Loves 2 Read *GT

$100 AMEX GC - U.S. - Sweep Tight *GT

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Thursday 7/30, Low Entry Giveaways. #giveaway #contest

Safe Catch (@1pm CST) - U.S. - A World of Reviews, Giveaways and More *GT

One Year ABCmouse.com (@2pm CST) - Worldwide - Crumbs in the Couch *GT

Dermaflage Beauty Products (@10:59pm CST) - U.S. - Wrestling Addicted Mommy *GT

Young Living Lavender Essential Oil - U.S. - Our Piece of Earth *GT

Placemats, 3 designs - U.S. - Hanging Off The Wire *RC

$100 ShopYourWay GC - U.S. - The Rebel Chick

The Prepper’s Water Survival Guide - U.S. - Apartment Prepper *RC

One Sheet Jamberry Nail Wraps - U.S. - Party Planning Divas *RC

HomeRight PaintStick - U.S. - Erin Spain *RC

Dolby Ant-Man Prize Pack (Fandango passes to see the Ant-Man movie, Ant-Man T-Shirt, Ant-Man Backpack, Ant-Man Mini Playing Cards, Ant-Man Mini Water Bottle, Ant-Man Mini Note Cube, Ant-Man Mini Pen and an Ant-Man Mousepad) (2 Winners) - U.S. - The Mommy Factor *RC

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Gorillas in Our Midst - Children's Book #Review! #Gorillas


My Review:
Gorillas in Our Midst is a cute children's book. It's for children ages three to six years old, although everyone will love it. They will love seeing the adorable, beautifully done, illustrations by Richard Fairgray, who is legally blind, which makes them even more amazing! This book is cute, funny and overall, easy for my six year old daughter to relate to. Reading this book might even make you want a banana! Gorillas in Our Midst is now available for purchase at your local book stores nationwide and online too!

About the book:
Gorillas can be hard to spot, because they are masters of disguise and really good at hiding. Gorillas often have jobs where they get to wear masks—that’s why so many gorillas are surgeons, astronauts, scuba divers, and ninjas. There are adult gorillas and kid gorillas. There are even gorillas that go to school with you. You may think you’ve seen a gorilla swinging by before, but it’s much more likely that he was an orangutan—orangutans are terrible at hiding. You will know when there are lots of gorillas living in your midst because the grocery stores will be entirely out of bananas. In fact, you should always carry a banana with you, because you never know when there might be a gorilla around.

Richard Fairgray is New Zealand’s most prolific and highest selling comic writer and artist with over 150 titles to his name. His main focus has been comic books, but he has taken time out during his life to work on films, to perform stand-up comedy, to teach high school, and to stick labels on honey jars. He has been working exclusively in comics for the last six years with long-time collaborator Terry Jones. Their main work together is the on-going series called Blastosaurus. Though Fairgray is legally blind, he is the illustrator of this book. http://www.newsarama.com/3544-life-imitates-art-legally-blind-creator-brings-comic-to-us.html


Disclosure: I received a copy of Gorillas in Our Midst in exchange for my review post. No other compensation was exchanged or received.

Ally-saurus & the First Day of School - Children's Book #Review & #Giveaway & Twitter #Contest! (U.S.) Ends 8/16 #Allys1stDay #BackToSchool


Ally-saurus & the First Day of School is an adorable new picture book from Richard Torrey that celebrates the boundless imagination of children. When Ally roars off to her first day at school, she hopes she'll meet lots of other dinosaur-loving kids in class. Instead, she's the only one chomping her food with fierce dino teeth and drawing dinosaurs on her nameplate. Even worse, a group of princess-obsessed girls won’t let her sit with them at lunch. Will Ally ever make new friends?

With colorful illustrations that expertly capture the diverse personalities of Ally and her classmates, Ally-saurus & the First Day of School encourages young readers to embrace their differences while also preparing them for new experiences, such as a big move, a new summer camp, or, as in the book, a new school. Add in a charming heroine, a delightful surprise ending, and Walter—a boy in love with his bright, yellow lunchbox—and you have a fun and hilarious read-aloud story that will leave children eager for more of Ally and her imaginative new friends. Ally-saurus & the First Day of School is now available for purchase at your local book store and online at websites like amazon.

My Review:
Ally-saurus & the First Day of School is an adorable book! Ally goes to school thinking that everyone else likes dinosaurs like her. Then she learns that everyone is different and that her classmates all like different things. She comes to find out at lunch time, that some of the other kids like to Roar too, like dragons and lions! By the end of the day, Ally becomes friends and playmates with her new classmates.

I feel that this book can help little ones going into PreK and Kindergarten and even into 1st grade overcome the feelings that come with starting school for the first, second or third time. We all get nervous, even us parents! This is a Must Own book for everyone!



In honor of the new school year, author Richard Torrey is offering teachers, librarians, parents, and picture book lovers the opportunity to win one of three signed copies of his latest picture book, Ally-saurus & the First Day of School (Sterling Childrens Books, May 2015). To enter the contest, Rich is having contestants wish Ally-saurus luck on her first day by tweeting at her using Hashtag #Allys1stDay.

Rich will also be sending tweets to various U.S. and Canadian school districts from his own handle, @richtorrey, to wish them a happy first day on their first days of school. The contest will end after the very last first day of school on September 9th (lucky NYC and Seattle!). Ally-saurus & the First Day of School is the perfect book for any child starting a new school year, and Mr. Torrey would love to give as many people as possible the opportunity to win a copy for your personal, public, or classroom library.

Enter below using the Rafflecopter form to win your own copy of "Ally-saurus & the First Day of School!" Giveaway open to residents in the main 48 continental United States only.

Disclosure: I received a copy of Ally-saurus & the First Day of School in exchange for my review and giveaway post. No other compensation was exchanged or received.
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