Saturday, January 19, 2008

Contest round-up #20 - Updated!

Here is this week's contest round-up! :) Updated with new contests in blue...

First off, it's getting closer to the next big contest carnival over at Bloggy Giveaways! The fun will begin on January 28th and run through February 1st. I am planning to hold several giveaways that week - maybe even one each day, so don't forget to check back and join in the fun!

Ok, so on to this week's contests:

At Bloggy Giveaways you could win a $50 gift certificate from Chocolate Cake Club (enter by today, January 19th), a basic static site website design from Okiana Designs (enter by January 20th), one of two $30 gift certificates to Sher's Wares (enter by January 21st), one of two $25 gift certificates to Ribbon Rock Star (enter by January 22nd), or an Oreck XL Ultra (retail value $499) vacuum (enter by January 24th).

Over at 5 Minutes For Mom you could win one of three copies of the book Piece of Work by Laura Zigman, a Red ‘65 Mustang Pedal Car (no deadline given), one of two copies of the book Baby Steps: The Path from Motherhood to Career by Diane Lang (enter by January 24th), or a Insignia® - Pilot 4GB Video MP3 Player with Bluetooth Technology from Best Buy (enter by February 5th). Also, keep the dates March 7th through March 14th in mind - it's the Ultimate Blog Party 2008!

Check out An Island Life and An Island Review for Kailani's giveaways this week! You could win a set of 60 address labels from Colour-Me-Family Label Co. (enter by midnight on January 22nd), a copy of the Shrek the Third DVD (enter by midnight on January 22nd) or an Align Convertible (value $100) belt/bracelet/necklace (enter by January 23rd).

And don't forget to check out Kailani's Valentine's Day Goody Swap! Sign up by January 31st if you're interested.

Momsational is having several great giveaways right now. You could win a Nikon CoolPix P5100 12.1 MP camera courtesy of MyPicTales (enter by midnight Pacific time on January 21st), a Triumph Advance Deluxe Convertible Car Seat from Evenflo (enter by midnight Pacific time on January 22nd), or a complete organizational system from Day Runner (enter by midnight Pacific time on January 23rd).

Classy Mommy is giving away the Exploring Signs DVD from the My Baby Can Talk DVD series. Enter by January 19th for your chance to win!

It's time for the January Write-Away Contest over at Scribbit! This month's topic is "The Great Escape" - you only have until January 20th to enter! You could win a copy of The Double Musky Cookbook, the official cookbook for Alaska's famous Double Musky restaurant.

Mums The Wurd is giving away a $50 gift certificate to Just Ducky Originals! Enter by 10:00 pm CST on January 21st for your chance to win. They are also giving away a $50 gift certificate to Warm Biscuit - enter by January 23rd. And keep an eye out for a week of wonderful giveaways over there in March as they celebrate their one-year anniversary!

Over at Laura Williams' Musings you could win one of three $25 gift certificates to Hanes - enter by January 21st for your chance to win.

From Dates to Diapers, and beyond! is giving away a $100 American Express gift card from Capessa! Enter by 9:00 pm on January 20th. Or you could win a Kiehl's Creme de Corps gift pack from Vicks. You have until 9:00 PST on January 21st to enter.

Here's a couple more chances to win an Oreck XL Ultra Vacuum Cleaner! BooMama is giving one away and you have until January 22nd to enter. And MomFinds is also giving one away - enter by January 23rd at 11:59 am EST.

Head over to PRIZEY and enter their sixes to eights sweepstakes before 11:59 p.m. CST on January 22nd! You could win prizes from Olive Kids, a Polaroid Pixie digital camera, and the Smuggler's Island game from HABA.

mommy bytes is giving away little knit hearts, based on the Mochimochi pattern. Enter by January 24th for your chance to win one!

Crazy Hip Blog Mamas is giving away one of two $100 Container Store Gift Cards from Better Today. You have until January 24th to enter and they're asking for your best organization or home decorating ideas. Well, decorating isn't my strong point so I'll stick with organization... My ideas probably aren't new ones, but we keep the kids toys in their rooms or downstairs in clear bins or plastic totes so we see what's in each one. It makes it easier to rotate toys around from place to place too, just by grabbing each bin and moving it to its new home.

Help determine the next entry in the Z Recommends Hall of Shame! Cast your vote before 5:00 pm CST on January 25th and you could win $30 in prizes from ZRecs' stash of review items, with a variety of great kids' DVDs, CDs, toys and books to choose from.

Check this one out - over at Are We There Yet, you could win 2 adorable hair bows from Ribbon Rock Star and two felt cupcake appliques from Flapper Girl. Enter by January 25th.

Table for Five is giving away a $50 gift certificate to Target for trying out Capessa! Check out how to enter before 9:00 am EST on January 25th.

Sherry at Everything Moms is having her January Giveaway - you could win a copy of the book," The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen" by Syrie James. Enter before January 25th for your chance to win!

You could win a mini pink sewing machine over at Blessed Nest - enter by January 26th.

If you're a blogger looking for a new design, check out this giveaway from Sandier Pastures - she's giving away a choice of either a pre-made template which can be adapted for many blogging platforms other than blogger or a Gold Design Package (value $60) from RS Designs (enter by midnight, Dubai time on January 28th).

Check out Contest for Moms - you could win items from the new Veggie Tales movie, The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything. You have until January 31st to enter.

PenniesInMyPocket is also giving away either a pre-made template or a Silver Design Package (valued at $100) from RS Designs (enter by 11:59 pm PST on January 31st). Or you could win 10 awesome gift bags from (they're all only $1 - how great is that!) as well (enter by February 1st at 11:59 pm PST).

The Kids Birthday Fun Review is giving away a $20 gift certificate from Oriental Trading Company, Inc. and a $10 gift certificate to The more comments you leave over there, the more entries you receive - all the way through January!

Enter to win at MyWoodenSpoonDOTcom

A Cowboy’s Wife is having a contest on her food blog! You can win a Hamilton Beach® Stand Mixer and she’ll ship anywhere so everyone is eligible! You have until January 31st to enter.

Head over to Thompson Outdoor Supply and see how you could win $25 in cash (Paypal or money order)! Enter by February 1st.

Check out PenniesInMyPocket - you could win a $50 gift certificate to Quote the Walls! Enter by 11:59 pm PST on February 8th.

Success For Your Blog is holding a giveaway where you could win a 8GB USB Flash Drive! Submit your best blogging tip to enter before February 10th. My best blogging tip would have to be to treat your blog as a community and get to know your readers. Visit their blogs if they have them, respond to comments by e-mail as much as possible (I don't do this nearly as much as I wish I could!), and make your site someplace where people want to come back to visit. You can meet some wonderful people this way!

Are you thinking of starting a new blog, or changing either to a different blogging platform or a new template or design? If so, check out The Big Bloggy Move, hosted by After a cup of coffee and SortaCrunchy. New designs, sites or what have you will all be unveiled on February 11th.

Check out mod*mom to find out how to win one of 10 publish-your-own professional books from blurb. Enter by midnight on February 14th.

It's time for HGTV's annual Dream Home giveaway. This year's home looks incredible and is located in a real paradise, The Shore at Islamorada, in the Florida keys. You can enter every day through February 19th and a winner will be revealed live on March 16th at 9:00 pm ET.

As usual, if you know of a contest or giveaway that I missed, just e-mail me or leave a comment below and I'll add it in! Enjoy and good luck! :)

Vote for my post on Mom Blog Network add to sk*rt

3 wonderful people said...:

Linette said...

WOW! What an excellent list. Thanks for mentioning The Kid's Birthday Fun giveaway again. I've got to go find out more info on the giveaway carnival. Sounds interesting.

Megan@SortaCrunchy said...

Thanks for posting about our Big Bloggy Move, Deb!

Jenny, Live & in Color said...

Ok, that's a whole lot of giveaways going on. You're a busy gal. Speaking of which, I was just at the Mom's Blog ( saw that you won a pajamagram. Just thougt I'd let you know in case you didn't already. Congrats!