Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Happy New Year

December was a fun month! With over 100 postings, I was able to meet some truly outstanding companies and wonderful readers. I hope you all have a safe and happy new year! I will be back with more fantastic reviews and giveaways on the 1st! I have a lot planned for The Funky Monkey in 2009! Thanks for being a part of it.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

FruitaBu

This giveaway is now closed with 155 comments. Thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the 3 lucky winners ~ Nancy, plowlady, and Misty!

It feels good to eat healthy. It feels even better knowing that I'm giving my children healthy snacks. We tried FruitaBu Rolls. My kids thought they were really good. Sugar is never added to their products, yet they're just the right amout of sweet. A big bonus, they are also fully organic. The people over at FruitaBu believe fruit should be free - free to get smoooshed (the extra "o" stands for organic) into flat-out fun!

Start healthy eating habits at home. Each serving contains 1 full serving of fruit in each Roll. There is also over 90% real fruit juice in their products. No artificial colors, flavors or preservatives are added. FruitaBu Rolls come in apple, grape and strawberry.

FruitaBu is generously offering THREE of my readers three boxes each (one of each flavor) for your family.

To enter this yummy GIVEAWAY, please tell me what healthy foods you feed your children. Click "comments" below this posting and leave a message as your entry. It's that simple! Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner. You do not need to have a Google account to comment. You may do so with just your name.

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**This giveaway ends on January 7th and is open to U.S. residents only.**Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry.**The winner will be announced on January 8th. If I receive no response in 2 days, a new winner will be chosen.

Picture My Wine

Got a wine lover in your life? I do and I have found the perfect gift from Picture My Wine. This company is very unique and I am truly excited to introduce you to it. Picture My Wine is located in Healdsburg, Ca, about 70 miles north of San Francisco. The owner's life has revolved around wine making and grape growing for the past 23 years.

Bliss Vineyards Photo Labeled Wine comes in different varieties. They offer the following:
  • Bliss Vineyard, 2006 Chardonnay, Mendocino County
  • Bliss Vineyards, 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendocino County
  • Bliss Vineyards, 2006 Merlot, Mendocino County
  • Bliss Vineyards, 2007 Sauvignon Blanc
  • Bliss Vinyards, 2006 Pinot Noir, Sonoma County
  • Extra Dry Sparkling Wine

I chose to review the Merlot. The personalization process was very easy to do. First, I chose my wine. Next, I selected my lablel. They offer a variety of label designs and colors. I chose a horizontal design and it looked wonderful on my bottle. I was able to customize my label by uploading my photo and inserting my own text. It was a breeze! Finally, I was able to check out and preview my label before purchasing.
The wine was very carefully packaged and was delivered extremely fast. It was even better than I had expected. The wine itself was highly enjoyable and the personalization was impressive. Picture My Wine would make great gifts for a company party, the person who has everything, or a reunion.
If you would like to personalize a bottle of wine for a co-worker, Father's Day or anniversary (the possibilities are endless) Picture My Wine is offering you 15% OFF your total order (not including shipping) with the discount code: monkey. 

Poo-Pourri

This giveaway is now closed with 167 comments. Thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the TEN lucky winners ~ grannyvon, Carolyn, Jennifer (knittingmomof3(at)gmail(dot)com), LuAnn G, Teresa, donna444444, Stefani, MU, Celeste & Jayme!

"Spritz the bowl before you go....and no one else will ever know!" Don't worry guys, I won't get too graphic with this review! The company name alone is bound to bring out the giggles. Let me stay on the safe side and say - Yes, it works! It really does!

Here's what the have to say: "Unlike most air fresheners that try to mask odor, Patent Pending Poo~Pourri is designed to be sprayed directly onto the toilet bowl water before you go! The all natural essential oil secret formula creates a barrier to embarrassing bathroom odors!"


Now I will say, I hate the way aerosol sprays smell! I just use my scented body sprays to get the job done, but I do like Poo~Pourri's Original pump spray. All it takes is a few sprays into the bowl and I'm left with a fresh smelling bathroom. Poo~Pourri gets rid of more odors than your average bathroom spray.

Their natural essential oils create a film on the surface of the water that trap odor at its source. The scent combines a citrus fresh blend of Lemon-grass, Bergamot, Grapefruit and other natural essential oils. It's a really clean and fresh smelling product. Their 8 oz bottle is a nice size to have in your bathroom. It lasts up to 400 uses it costs less than 5 cents per use.

The pretty label and packaging is extremely elegant and classy. I was pleasantly surprised when I first received their products. This would make a great conversation piece in your powder room!

They even offer other scents - Heaven, No. 2 and Royal Flush. Need a travel atomomizer? They have that too! I get a kick out of this company! So will you.

Admit it, you need some Poo~Pourri spray! Who doesn't?!? Suzi is generously offering TEN of my readers their own 8 oz bottle of Poo-Pourri Original. Ya-hoo! No more embarrassing moments.

To enter this refreshing GIVEAWAY, please tell me an interesting tidbit about Poo~Pourri. Click "comments" below this posting and leave a message as your entry. It's that simple! Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner. You do not need to have a Google account to comment. You may do so with just your name.

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**This giveaway ends on January 7th and is open to U.S. residents only.**Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry.**The winner will be announced on January 8th. If I receive no response in 2 days, a new winner will be chosen.

Glo-E

A cuddly soft teddy bear - cute. A cuddly soft teddy bear that lights up and changes colors - even cuter! I had the pleasure to review the Glo-E bear, a soft white bear with LED technology. Gently squeeze the paw for 30 minutes of soft-color changing light. It automatically shuts off by itself or you can squeeze the paw again to turn it off completely. It also comes with batteries inside.

My daughter used to use a night light before bed, but she no longer needs one thanks to her new Glo-E. It gently soothes her to sleep and she can't wait to go to bed just so she can watch her new favorite toy! You don't need to be in the dark to enjoy its wonder. In any light, you can see the colors change. This would make a great toy for a variety of ages.

The Glo-E bear is in its final stage of production and will be re-launched in August of 2009. You'll want to make a note of this and remember to check their website for stores near you. Click here to find store information.

Monday, December 29, 2008

Wee Gallery

This giveaway is now closed with 138 comments. Thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the lucky winners ~ Laura & summerdays!

I'm an artist and love to see art used in products for children, especially babies. Wee Gallery is a very innovative company that has created bold black and white hand-painted originals on 5x7 cards. They offer 8 designs to choose from:
  • Original Collection
  • Garden Collection
  • Jungle Collection
  • Sea Collection
  • Farm Collection
  • Dino Collection
  • Woodlands Collection
  • Pets Collection
I received the Woodlands and Pets Collections and they are absolutely beautiful. Each card is laminated with child-friendly round corners. These cards are a nice size for babies and they can be used a variety of ways. Attach them to a mobile for their room. Now that's unique! Change the cards when your baby is craving something new.
Did you know that newborns can only see 12-15 inches away? They are drawn to their parent's faces and black and white geometric patterns/figures. These cards are perfect for the first years when learning and development is so very important.
Wee Gallery was kind enough to offer TWO of my lucky winners a set of their whimsical Art Cards for Baby. One winner will get the Woodlands Collection and one will receive the Pets Collection.

Love them? Can't wait for the giveaway to end? Click here to go to your special discount page on their site. Each set has been marked down for my readers!

To enter this fantastic GIVEAWAY, please tell me which kit you would like. Click "comments" below this posting and leave a message as your entry. It's that simple! Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner. You do not need to have a Google account to comment. You may do so with just your name.

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  • Tell me who these cards will be for
  • Tell me what else you love from Wee Gallery - they offer much more!
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**This giveaway ends on January 5th and is open to U.S. residents only.**Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry.**The winner will be announced on January 6th. If I receive no response in 2 days, a new winner will be chosen.

Creativity for Kids

This giveaway is now closed with 190 comments. Thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the lucky winner ~ Crochet by Momma J!

I absolutely loved arts and crafts when I was a kid....still do. I guess my children have picked up on my passion because they love it too. They are always trying to get into my supplies and let their creative minds take over. I am thrilled because I have found Creativity for Kids. They have a TON of do it yourself craft kits for boys and girls of all ages. Now my children can have crafts designed for them!
My son was able to try out their Drift Cars Street Team kit. It's so cool! He loves it! In fact, when he went to bed tonight, he took it with him and it's laying right beside him. Too funny. It comes with 6 cars that are designed to drift, spin and race across almost any smooth surface. I love that they don't require batteries. Just pull back the cars and watch them take off. The kit also comes with a bunch of really neat metallic stickers and paint to customize your rides. My son only painted one or two. The stickers were more than enough to satisfy him.

My daughter spent all night painting her Penguin Wobbles kit. If you have a penguin lover at home like I do, this kit is it! Inside were 4 penguin wobbles. They also came with paint and even accessories to dress them up. They dried fast and she was able to add some fashionable style to her new friends.

Each kit came with a paintbrush and everthing needed to complete each project. All I did was supply some protective paper to cover our dining room table and they went at it. I love Creativity for Kids and I will continue shopping with them for years to come.

Have you seen their amazing kits?!? Amazing aren't they? Lisa is offering one of my lucky readers a kit of YOUR CHOICE! Your child will thank you!

To enter this creative GIVEAWAY, please tell me which kit you would like. Click "comments" below this posting and leave a message as your entry. It's that simple! Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner. You do not need to have a Google account to comment. You may do so with just your name. 

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**This giveaway ends on January 5th and is open to U.S. residents only.**Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry.**The winner will be announced on January 6th. If I receive no response in 2 days, a new winner will be chosen.

Fingerprints

This giveaway is now closed with 192 comments. Thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the lucky winner ~ Misty!

My kids love to paint. They could honestly do it all day. I'm sure you have aspiring artists at home too! I have found the perfect product to let your children explore the world of art, while allowing you to spend quality time with your child. Fingerprints is a child's finger painting kit complete with frame. What a wonderful addition to your home! Your child will love seeing their art work framed with care.

I reviewed the black frame kit. It came with everything you need to create a piece your family will treasure forever. Inside I found 6 bright washable, non-toxic finger paints, 4 sheets of acid free artist paper, a child's apron (nice touch), certificate of authenticity and a nice 11x14" frame. You can also purchase a kit with a white frame. I loved the fact that there was more than one piece of high quality paper. We are able to change out the picture every now and then.

Instead of finger painting, we decided to paint their hands and made a collage of colorful handprints. It turned out darling and would make a great gift for grandparents or for Father's Day. My kids had a blast and they really loved seeing it up on our wall. They are extremely proud of themselves and I love that we have captured a piece of their childhood. What's the greatest gift of all, we did it together as a family and that is just what Fingerprints strives to provide.



Their kits are on sale now on their website for $29.99. They are also offering free shipping through December 31, 2008. Get yours while you can!

Of course here at The Funky Monkey we offer fantastic giveaways, why not one more?!? Now is your chance to own a Fingerprints for your home!

To enter this colorful GIVEAWAY, please tell me which kit you would like - black or white frame. Click "comments" below this posting and leave a message as your entry. It's that simple! Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner. You do not need to have a Google account to comment. You may do so with just your name.

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**This giveaway ends on January 5th and is open to U.S. residents only.**Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry.**The winner will be announced on January 6th. If I receive no response in 2 days, a new winner will be chosen.

Winners

Congratulations to the following giveaway winners!

Label Daddy - Nancy

Ecobags (122 comments) - Jennifer, Andreah @ Life's a Hoot and Connie

The Little Travelers - silverhartgirl

Psycho Baby (313 comments) - simply anonymom

inkubook (131 comments) - Jenna, britzy and abcdbanda

Mr. Bobbles' Blankets (162 comments) - Connie

**All winners are chosen using random.org. I have emailed you all.

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Yenithing

This giveaway is now over with 171 comments. Thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the lucky winner - Shel!

I remember the days of bathing my two little ones. Not only would they get squeeky clean, but I would get soaking wet. Not my idea of fun. I wish I had known about Yenithing. Say what?!? A Yeni is a decorative apron designed to keep you dry when bathing your baby, toddler or pet.

They are really easy to use. Just slip the adjustable strap over your head, adjust and you're done. Use the bottom portion of the long apron to wrap up your child when it's time to dry them off. Brilliance meets convenience!

They come in 6 very cute patterns. I chose the pink seersucker because I absolutely love pink, but I had a hard time deciding because they were all great. They also offer personalization! This would make a terrific baby shower gift.

I took my Yeni over to my friend and her new baby daughter. She loved it! It worked great and we both had the "Why didn't I think of that" moment! I had to fight her for it, but I got to keep it. Don't worry, she'll be ordering her own!


My family has a golden retreiver. Yep, one big dog. It's a nightmare bathing our beauty, but someone's got to do it. The Yeni works great when Zeke decides to shake it up. It works wonderful with pets.

Now I know what you're thinking....you want one. Where can you get it? Right here at The Funky Monkey of course! Julie over at Yenithing is offering one of my lucky readers a Yeni of your choice. Fabulous!

To enter this great GIVEAWAY, please tell me which Yeni you love. Click "comments" below this posting and leave a message as your entry. It's that simple! Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner. You do not need to have a Google account to comment. You may do so with just your name.

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  • Tell me how Yeni can help you
  • Share a funny bathtime story
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**This giveaway ends on January 3rd and is open to U.S. residents only.**Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry.**The winner will be announced on January 4th. If I receive no response in 2 days, a new winner will be chosen.

Saturday, December 27, 2008

RibbedTee

This giveaway is now closed with 242 comments. A big thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the following five lucky winners - Lilith Silvermane, VickeC, AK, Luck Happens, and mom2anutball!

I love to dress up now and then, but I'm a jeans and t-shirt kind of girl...really cute jeans and a stylish tee that is. The shirts from RibbedTee are by far my new favorite. Get their Womens Long V-Neck Tops in a pack of 2! Their lightweight 100% combed ribbed cotton is comfortable, breathable and figure flattering. I love the long length and versatility. They are the perfect tee for layering. Choose from pink, white, or black.

My husband is enjoying their Men's Undershirts. They also came in a package of 2 and he loves the snug fit, style and comfort. They don't ride up like other undershirts, actually stay tucked in and the lower scoop neck is great. You can't even tell he's wearing it under his dress shirts. I personally think they're pretty sexy by themselves. Ladies, I'm sure you'll agree. You can also get them with a v-neck if your man prefers that style. Either way, they get two thumbs up from me.

My shirts arrived in no time and we've been enjoying them ever since. You'll want to try these out for yourself. Start of the New Year with style.

Mike over at RibbedTee is offering FIVE of my lucky readers a chance to win your very own shirts (2 per pack). Choose for men or women.

To enter this fab GIVEAWAY, please tell me which shirts you like. Click "comments" below this posting and leave a message as your entry. It's that simple! Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner. You do not need to have a Google account to comment. You may do so with just your name. 

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  • Tell me what you hate about your current tees
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**This giveaway ends on January 2nd and is open to U.S. residents only.**Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry.**The winner will be announced on January 3rd. If I receive no response in 2 days, a new winner will be chosen.

Truly Mom

This giveaway is now closed with 224 comments. Thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the lucky winner - Baba!

Hey moms - it's almost 2009. As if you didn't know. It's time to start getting organized if you aren't already. Life is busy. Truly Mom is here to help.

I love their Girl's Favorite planner. It's on sale now for only $29.95. What a steal. It has everything I need to stay on task while doing it in style. Just look at it! It's beautiful!

There is a pullout month to month, a phone number and address book, a pen, reminder stickers and four different note pads. It's like a mini portable desk. I can't think of anything else it needs. It's a wonderful planner for a busy mom.

Truly Mom would like to get you organized for the New Year! They are generously giving one of my lucky readers a Black Patent Leather Planner. So chic!

To enter this GIVEAWAY, please tell me something about Truly Mom (hint: their About Us page is great). Click "comments" below this posting and leave a message as your entry. It's that simple! Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner. You do not need to have a Google account to comment. You may do so with just your name.

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  • Tell me what other item you love from Truly Mom
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**This giveaway ends on January 2nd and is open to U.S. residents only.
**Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry.
**The winner will be announced on January 3rd. If I receive no response in 2 days, a new winner will be chosen.

Friday, December 26, 2008

Fly High Joy

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the lucky winner ~ Elsie!

Smile! Be Happy! Live joyfully! That's exactly what I think of when I look at my Fly High Joy products. Fly High Joy is a company that specializes in making people happy. What's better than that?! Their funny, cute and inspirational products will brighten up any day.

My daughter loves her Fly High with Joy tee. It truly does make her smile and it is soft and comfortable. Her friends love it and she always gets friendlly comments when we're out and about. She's a big cuddle bug and her tee reflects her personality perfectly.

She also loves her Joy Jumper Plush Toy. If she could take this around with her everywhere, she would. It would go to the store, to school, to the doctor...it's a fav! There's just something about this fun little heart that kids and parents adore. It's also embroidered with the saying - "I Am Filled with JOY" on the back. It also can be used as a nice cuddly pillow.

Fly High Joy products would make an excellent gift for Valentine's Day - don't you think? You have all of January to place your order and make your loved one feel like a million bucks on February 14th.

Fly High Joy doesn't just offer products for kids. They also offer tees for men and women. Spread the love! Spread the message of Fly High Joy!

25 Major Hollywood Stars have received Fly High Joy products in their Celebrity Gift Swag Bags.

FYI - the photos are not showing the true color of their products. Please visit Fly High Joy to see the accurate representation.

To get 15% OFF your order, use discount code: FM15. Offer good until January 31, 2009.

Here is your chance to own your very own Carolina Blue Relaxed Fit Women's Tee! To enter this great GIVEAWAY, please tell me something about Fly High Joy that you love. Click "comments" below this posting and leave a message as your entry. It's that simple! Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner. You do not need to have a Google account to comment. You may do so with just your name.

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  • Share a happy moment in your life
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**This giveaway ends on January 5th and is open to U.S. residents only.**Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry.**The winner will be announced on January 6th. If I receive no response in 2 days, a new winner will be chosen.

Snugfits

A little goes a long way! Snugfits offers witty tees and onesies for tots. Browse around their site for cute sayings for your little one. What I love is their simplicity. It doesn't take much to get your message across!

I received the little sis long sleeve lap tee and boy is it sweet. I love the choice of colors you are offered with each tee and you can also choose your font color. I chose the pink tee with black lettering and it turned out great. It also came with a pretty little organza drawstring bag and ready for gift giving.

I am in love with all of their designs and you're sure to find one that fits your baby or toddler perfectly! Snugfits is also holding a contest now until January 6, 2009. Go to their site and design a onesie or tee for your chance to win a $200 shopping spree, $300 cash and more! Click here to enter.

You can also take 10% OFF your order using the discount code: susannahbanana. Go visit Snugfits and see all of their cute and unique clothing.

BabyLegs

This giveaway is now closed with 220 comments. A big thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the lucky winner ~ alezah!

Oooooo Baby it's cold outside! Let me introduce you to a company that specializes in keeping you and your loved ones warm. BabyLegs offers hip leg and arm warmers for children and adults.

My daughter and I love our BabyLegs. My daughter wears them on her legs under her clothes. She also likes them on her arms when she's wearing her favorite short sleeve tee and she cannot wait to try them out in dance class next week! I love them for my legs and arms too. I'm going to have to purchase some more because we're hooked! One pair just isn't gonna do it for the both of us!

I was sent a catalog showing all of their patterns and styles. Trust me, they have more than enough! I want them all. They're great for boys, girls, moms and dads. They also come in different sizes to suit your needs. They are also SUPER SOFT! If you're not wearing them, you just want to pet them. As funny as that may sound, it's true. We received the Super Soft Cream BabyLegs 40 cm and they are dreamy. I'm lovin' their academy line too. They would be so cute for sports.

Here's a sneak peak of their Kiss Me Gift Set. Oh soooooo sweet. Available mid-January.

Bet 'cha want a pair...yeah, who wouldn't?! Here's your chance. Amanda over at BabyLegs is offering one of my lucky readers a $20 coupon to use on their website. HOW GREAT IS THAT? 

To enter this GIVEAWAY, please visit their website and tell me which BabyLegs you love. Click "comments" below this posting and leave a message as your entry. It's that simple! Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner. You do not need to have a Google account to comment. You may do so with just your name.

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  • Tell me who this will be for

  • Tell me what you love about BabyLegs

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**This giveaway ends on January 1st and is open to U.S. residents only.
**Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry.
**The winner will be announced on January 2nd. If I receive no response in 2 days, a new winner will be chosen.

Frecklebox

This giveaway is now closed with 159 comments. Thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the lucky winner ~ Lisa C!

Any personalized gift is a great one! You see signs, clothing and stickers, but what about books? Any child would love to see their name in their very own book! I have purchased personalized books before, but the two I received from Frecklebox were by far the best I've seen. Let me tell you a bit about this amazing company.

I personalized the "My name is..." book for my son. How can I ever find the way to express in words how much I loved it!!! The text was simple enough for him to be able to read it to me and the photos were beautiful. His name was placed so creatively throughout the book.

I have a HUGE animal lover at my house so I personalized the "...Goes to the Zoo" book. It's equally as wonderful! The photos were nice and her name was scattered throughout the book and hidden within the animals. How cool is that?!

As you can tell, I'm a big fan of Frecklebox now. I'll recommend it to everyone I know and I hope you find something you like from their company. All of their books can come with a soft cover or a hard cover. They offer more than just books too. I'm sure you'll love their puzzles, posters, placemats (very cute), and growth charts.

Visit their website and see how easy it is to create your very own personalized product. Their website is super easy to use and you can view samples with your own personalization before purchasing.

Mark over at Frecklebox was the absolute best to work with. He is generously offering one of my lucky readers a product of your choice. You don't want to miss this one guys!

To enter this GIVEAWAY, please visit their website and tell me which item you would choose. Click "comments" below this posting and leave a message as your entry. It's that simple! Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner. You do not need to have a Google account to comment. You may do so with just your name.

For more entries, you can:
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  • Tell me who this will be for

  • Tell me what other item(s) you love from Frecklebox

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  • Tell your friends about us and make sure they use your name as a referral in their comment

**This giveaway ends on January 1st and is open to U.S. residents only.
**Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry.
**The winner will be announced on January 2nd. If I receive no response in 2 days, a new winner will be chosen.

Paper Shouts

This giveaway is now closed with 136 comments. Thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the lucky winner ~ Britt!

Paper Shouts is a company that allows to you shout out to all of your friends and family with their beautiful and fun stationery. They care about our environment and only use recycled paper. This family run business is located in the beautiful Santa Cruz area. I'm a Cali girl and we visit often! They offer a HUGE selection of cards. You'll love their wide variety.

I loved their Black and White Floral Note Cards. They were a nice mix of hip and classy. The heavyweight matte paper and personalization were superb. These would be a great gift for a teen or adult.


I also received their Stripes and Dots Address Labels. They were a really nice size - not too big and not too small. They had a nice selection of holiday labels to match their holiday card line. I chose this particular design because they could be used throughout the year. They turned out really cute.


Paper Shouts is offering one of my lucky readers a $25 gift certificate! Use it as you wish on any of their terrific products.

To enter this GIVEAWAY worth shouting about, please visit their website and tell me what you would you love from Paper Shouts. Click "comments" below this posting and leave a message as your entry. It's that simple! Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner. You do not need to have a Google account to comment. You may do so with just your name. 

For more entries, you can:
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  • Tell me your favorite card design of theirs

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    Tell your friends about us and make sure they use your name as a referral in their comment

**This giveaway ends on January 1st and is open to U.S. residents only.
**Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry.
**The winner will be announced on January 2nd. If I receive no response in 2 days, a new winner will be chosen

Galison

This giveaway is now over with 195 comments. Thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the lucky winner ~ donna444444!

I had the pleasure to review a great company called Galison. I love puzzles for my kids. It keeps them busy without having to use the television or a video game. It stimulates their mind in a creative way and they really love doing them.

I received their Collectible Tin Puzzle - Ocean Life. It had 100 pieces and was the perfect size for my soon-to-be 7 year old. Once put together, the puzzle image was beautiful. It also came is a really nice tin box. I find most puzzle boxes of ours get bent and damaged and soon my kids can't see the photo of the puzzle they're trying to create!

My daughter had the chance to try their Bold Patterns Constructibles Learning Set. It was really neat! It came with 25 interlocking slotting card pieces that were super study and came in a nice hard box as well. The patterns were fun and it will be great for hand-eye coordination and reinforcing principles of balance and spatial relationships. Both of my children loved this one too.

I encourage you to head on over to Galison and see all of their wonderful educational toys for all ages. They also specialize in fine art stationery and paper gifts. Go ahead and get something for yourself while you're there!

Galison is generously giving one of my lucky readers a Constructible Kit of their choice. You'll really love this addition to your toy box!

To enter this GIVEAWAY, please visit their website and tell me which constructible kit you would choose. Click "comments" below this posting and leave a message as your entry. It's that simple! Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner. You do not need to have a Google account to comment. You may do so with just your name.

For more entries, you can:
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  • Tell me who this will be for

  • Tell me what other item(s) you love from Galison

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  • Tell your friends about us and make sure they use your name as a referral in their comment

**This giveaway ends on January 1st and is open to U.S. residents only.
**Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry.
**The winner will be announced on January 2nd. If I receive no response in 2 days, a new winner will be chosen

Winners

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas this year. I know I did!

Congratulations to the following giveaway winners:

The Slanket with 206 comments - The Jacobsen Family

Carla Daly - Alli

Mimobot - Becky

NeatReceipts - Sarah

Babes in Black - Erik and Megan Pyper - new winner, previous winner did not contact me within 2 days

Baby Monkey - Beeb - new winner, previous winner did not contact me within 2 days

Monday, December 22, 2008

Cutie Pies Custom Creations

This giveaway is now closed with 146 comments. Thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the lucky winner ~ summerdays!

Ahhhh teacher gifts....what is the perfect gift for that special teacher in your life? Don't you think they have enough #1 teacher mugs, boxes of chocolates, and random Christmas ornaments? Don't worry. I've got a company that will change the way you gift give forever...Cutie Pies Custom Creations. Plus, they've got an ADORABLE site.

I've grown up in a family of teachers and I've seen it all! Trust me, they do get too many mugs, chocolates and ornaments! I know that personalized gifts mean something. It means you actually took the time to think about it. No re-gifting here!

I found the cutest teacher gifts from Cutie Pies Custom Creations. They offer a bunch of adorable items on their site. It's stationery overload and I'm in total heaven when I visit Jennifer's site.

I love their teacher notepads and notecards. I got the Bear with Apple notecards and the 1st Grade notepad (you can customize your grade). They were the sweetest personalized gifts! My son's teacher loved them! They came wrapped in a clear plastic bag and tied with colorful ribbon. Each item was very presentable and ready for gift giving.

Here's your change to snag one of their great notepads! Cutie Pies Custom Creations is offering one of my lucky readers a notepad of their choice. They don't offer just teacher themed notepads, they offer a TON more! 


To enter this GIVEAWAY, please visit their website and tell me which notepad you would choose. Click "comments" below this posting and leave a message as your entry. It's that simple! Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner. You do not need to have a Google account to comment. You may do so with just your name.

For more entries, you can:
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**This giveaway ends on December 29th and is open to U.S. residents only.
**Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry.
**The winner will be announced on December 30th. If I receive no response in 2 days, a new winner will be chosen

Margot Madison Stationery

I have met the sweetest woman on the internet. Her name is Margot from Margot Madison Stationery. She was the absolute best to work with! I highly recommend you order from her just because she puts TLC into her orders! Her package was shipped very carefully using UPS and arrived in a timely manner.

I was fortunate enough to receive their m:studio notecards. They are sooo chic and beautiful. You won't even want to write on them. They're too nice! The matching pattern lined envelopes are a bonus and the cards feature the pattern on the back. Their extra thick stock makes these notecards stand out from the rest. They offer 5 gorgeous color combinations and come nicely protected in a clear box. Other companies I have reviewed didn't offer boxes.

The next item I was able to review was their U*Pick Personalized Clipboard and Notebook Set in modern floral. This is the BEST gift for teachers or coaches hands down! I highly recommend this product. It is of the highest quality and comes wrapped to perfection. The matching notepad is large and I can think of so many ways to use this great clipboard. It comes in the modern floral pattern or their colorful large polka dot pattern. Way cute as well! They also offer a smaller 6x9 set.

It was so fun personalizing these items. I was blown away by Margot's friendly accomodating nature and great service. If you're looking for some professional notecards, Margot's got them. If you're looking for a fun gift for the teacher in your life, you've got to get their clipboard and notepad set. It really is creative and so useful.

Margot is offering my readers 20% OFF your order with discount code: SUSBAN

Winners

Congratulations to the following giveaway winners:

Plan Toys - janetfaye (you have until the end of today, 22nd, to contact me)

Hip-T - cathyhall and Jeff & Mandee

Babes in Black - Susan (I do not have an email address for you - contact me)

Baby Monkey - Cher (new winner, first winner did not contact me within 2 days)

**All winners are chosen using random.org. I have emailed all of you.

Just a quick reminder - PLEASE add susannahbanana(at)live(dot)com to your safe list. My emails could be going to your junk folder! Thanks!

Me4Kidz

This giveaway is now closed with 173 comments. A big thank you to all who entered. Congratulations to the lucky winner ~ judybrittle!

Safety comes first here in my household! With that in mind, I'm really suprised I never had a first aid kit my car. I do now thanks to Me4Kidz. They offer really fun first aid kits that are durable and not to mention cute! My kids love them and they even tried to "fake" some injuries just so they could get a darling crayon bandage or happy face sticker. Yeah, yeah...I was on to them!

I received a Medibuddy which includes:
  • (15) 3/4 “ X 3” Red, Blue & Yellow Crayon Bandages
  • (1) 3” Knee & Elbow Bandage
  • (1) Sting Relief Pad
  • (4) 2” X 2” Gauze Pads (2 Two Packs)
  • (3) 5” X 8” Antiseptic Wipes (sting free)
  • (1) Burn Relief Cream
  • (2) Antibiotic Ointments
  • (12) Kid Friendly Fun Stickers
  • (1) Carry Anywhere Case.
    ALL PRODUCTS ARE LATEX FREE!!

Yep, it's stuffed full of everything you'll need when your little one comes calling. They are the perfect size for traveling and your bag.
I also received a Diaper Bag Buddy which includes:
  • (1) Organic Diaper Rash Cream
  • (2) Natural Aloe Vera Gel Pack
  • (1) Organic Face & Body Moisturizer
  • (5) Latex Free Jr. Bandages
  • (1) One time use Thermometer
  • (1) Organic Shampoo & Body Wash
  • (3) Natural Tush Wipes
  • (1) Reusable & 100% Recycled, Lead Free Carry Anywhere Case.
I love the products Me4Kidz carries. They offer much more on their website - even a Medibag for Pets!
Who doesn't need one of these darling and functional first aid kits? Me4Kidz is offering one of my lucky readers a Medibuddy! This will definitely come in handy when you need it most.

To enter this GIVEAWAY, please visit their website and tell me what you love about Me4Kidz. Click "comments" below this posting and leave a message as your entry. It's that simple! Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner. You do not need to have a Google account to comment. You may do so with just your name.

For more entries, you can:

  • Subscribe to my blog via email or my posts via feed (located on the righthand side of this blog) and let me know you did - be the first to know about these fantastic giveaways!

  • Blog about this giveaway (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and let me know the address so I can find it

  • Tell me who this will be for

  • Add my button to your blog/site - be sure to leave the address so I can find it
  • Tell your friends about us and make sure they use your name as a referral in their comment

**This giveaway ends on December 29th and is open to U.S. residents only.
**Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry.
**The winner will be announced on December 30th. If I receive no response in 2 days, a new winner will be chosen.