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August 2009

Giveaways, Reviews

Bloggy Birthday Bash Winners!

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I don’t know about you, but I had so much fun during the Bloggy Birthay Bash! There were SO many entries into all of the giveaways and over 3500 entries qualified towards our grand prize: The Anka High Chair by Svan!

I want to give a big thanks to all of our fabulous sponsors who made the Bloggy Birthday Bash possible…Thank You!

Kid Basix
Scandanavian Child
ErgoBaby
Adiri
Jakks Pacific
Kidzmed
PlasmaCar
Sleepy Wrap
Neat Solutions

And the winners are………

Safe Sporter: #322 lacekell@
#295 aahaft@

AdiriNatural Nursers : #197 babyhazelton@

PlasmaCar: #313 hastovall@

Organic Sleepy Wrap: #80 amsbolda@

Girl Gourmet Cake Bakery: #125 over30mommy@

Table Topper: #197 maggie@

Thermofocus 5-in-1 No Contact Thermometer & Kidzmed Prize Pack: #44 itsme10151@

Beaba Baby Cook #210 coolnatty12@

Style Six: #160 stef.duell@

GX Racers: #95 simplyandreah@

Ergobaby System: #503 cenlahomes@

And the Grand Prize Winner who will win their very own Anka High Chair by Svan is………………………………………………………..

#1933 over30mommy@

Thank You to everyone who stopped by and partied with us and each and every one of you who grabbed the Bloggy Birthday Bash button! You truly made our party a HUGE success!

Random Rants, Travel

Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort

We will be taking our yearly “Halloween” trip to Disneyland & Disney’s California Adventure in mid October! If you have yet to attend Mickey’s Halloween Treat, I suggest you take advantage of this fun event while it’s happening. Mickey’s Halloween Treat is a special event that will cost you much less to attend than a normal Disneyland Ticket! On select nights in October, go trick-or-treating in the ultimate Disney neighborhood at Mickey’s Trick-or-Treat Party at Disney’s California Adventure® Park — ride attractions, collect candy, enjoy live music, play games and more! If you get your tickets early (GO NOW), you can take advantage of a discounted ticket price at only $32 a piece!

This will be the 3rd year that we have attended this event and it is such a fun experience for the whole family! My favorite part: You can literally walk on to ANY ride inside the California Adventure Park with NO wait! While your there, visit Disneyland to get an extra spooky treat at the Haunted Mansion! Celebrating it’s 40th year of happy haunting, This is a hot, hot attraction at Halloween time and Christmas time and it is the one ride inside Disneyland that we never skip! Check out the above video for some spookishly fun facts about the Haunted Mansion that I bet you never knew!

Giveaways, Reviews

Dreyer Family Band CD Giveaway!



We were recently introduced to the Dreyer Family Band, a basement-born band composed of twin brother, Matt and Craig, their wives Annie and Cami and their kids, Mac (age11), Emmet (age 8), Silas (age 2) and Finley (age 2)!

The project started when Annie took the same advice she often gives to her children: If you have an idea, pursue it! The music is about their family experiences, recorded in only 11 days over 2 family vacations! Can you imagine how much fun this little family must be having? The music incorporates blues, folk, country and more and combines it into a melodic, not just tolerable, but love-to-listen to experience for everyone in the family! The Dreyers excitement and “hunger for life” attitudes come through on the CD and although this CD is not FOR kids, it includes them in a fun way!

Want to listen to a few tracks?

Just visit the Dreyer Family Band online and listen to a few tracks! My personal favorite is “Home”! This fun loving song, which Mac sings, who by the way was only 10 years old at the time of the recording, is pleasant to listen to and my kiddo’s like to bop their heads to the fun-loving beat! My girls personal favorite is “Boo-Hoo”, sang by Annie, Cami & Mac. This song has helped Silas & Finley through many falls and I think in the near future, I may be using it too!

Buy it!

Purchase the CD and/or MP3’s online at cdbaby.com!

Win it!

The fabulous members of the Dreyer Family Band would like to offer 2 lucky “Deal”ectible Mommies readers a copy of their CD, Family Photograph! Just visit dreyerfamilyband.com and listen to a few of the tracks. Come back here and tell me which one is your favorite!

Extra Entries: The initial entry MUST be done before any extra entries will count!! Each comment counts as 1 entry..so if you qualify for two entries, then leave two comments!!!

1. Follow me on twitter and tweet about this giveaway

You can copy and paste this into twitter:

Win a CD from the Dreyer Family Band & @dealectiblemom!

http://tinyurl.com/n52xyc

Already following me on twitter? Send out the above tweet and you just earned yourself an entry.. drop me a comment and let me know!

2. Subscribe to “Deal”ectible Mommies by Email or Subscribe to my feed.

3. Follow “Deal”ectible Mommies…You can Follow My Blog on my sidebar..hint: It’s at the very top!

4. *2 Entries* Blog about this giveaway! (please leave a link to the post)

5. Grab my button!



Good Luck!

The boring stuff: Open to U.S. and Canadian residents only. Giveaway will end on September 10th at Midnight! Winner will be chosen using random.org!

Reviews

New! Healthier Options from Oscar Mayer Lunchables


Yesterday, to my surprise, minutes before we were to be at Kindergarten, Big Pea decided that she wanted to take her lunch after hearing what was on the day’s menu! Flauta’s sounded good to me, but she wasn’t having it! So with only 3-4 minutes to spare, I panicked an had no idea what to put in her lunchbox. I had just picked up a New “healthier” Oscar Mayer Lunchable and I through it in her lunch bag and off we went. I’m happy to report that we were on time!

My daughter LOVES Oscar Mayer Lunchables and it’s the one item she repeatedly asks me to pick up at the grocery store! With the new “healthier” Oscar Mayer Lunchables Lunch Combinations, I can have the convenience of a “grab and go” lunch, while she maintains a healthy diet.

The new Lunchable Lunch Combinations included healthy options like turkey made with 100% turkey breast, bread made with whole grain, Kraft 2% cheddar cheese, applesauce and a desert like Chewy Chips ahoy! Cookies and Mini Nilla Wafers! They even offer spring water & a kool-aid singles to quench their thirst!

The New Lunchables Lunch Combinations include:

- Turkey + Cheddar Sub Sandwich
- Ham + American Sub Sandwich
- Turkey + Cheddar Cracker Combos
- Ham +American Cracker Combos
- Deep Dish Cheese Pizza
- Deep Dish Pepperoni Pizza

Big Pea loved the fact that she was able to make her own sandwich and mix the Kool-Aid herself! She had fun, she was excited about what she was eating and I felt good knowing that I was giving her a healthy lunch that was oh-so-convenient!

Check out all of the new Lunchable Lunch Combinations online and be on he lookout at your local grocer!

I wrote this review while participating in a blog tour by Mom Central on behalf of Oscar Mayer Lunchables and received a sample to facilitate my candid review. In addition, Mom Central sent me a gift card to thank me for taking the time to participate.

Deals

HOT Deal Alert!!! Adiri Natural Nurser 3 pk. for $9.99!


Run to get in on this deal…run NOW before their gone! Shnoop has a 3 pack of Adiri Natural Nurser Bottles for only $9.99 (reg. $37.99)! That’s less than retail cost of 1 bottle!!! Choose from Stage 1,2 or 3…load up on all stages while you have the chance! I have NEVER seen a price like this before…this offer will end at midnight or until quantities are sold out.

What are you waiting for? GO, GO, GO!!!!!

Happy Shopping!

Deals, Random Rants

Swagbucks: Search, Win & Get Free Swag!

Search & Win

Have you signed up with Swagbucks yet? If not, your going to want in on this!

Many of you have already signed up with Swagbucks and are reaping the benefits. For those of you who are not familiar with swagbucks, they are a search and win site. You would use them to do your everyday searching and you win swagbucks. You then use your swagbucks to purchase gift cards and prizes. Amazon gift cards are the best value and you only need 45 swagbucks to score a $5 Amazon card. How cool is that? I highly recommend that you share Swagbucks with your friends and you will win when they win! This is a fun site that will add to your budget for the year.

Here’s a few pointers for new users:

-Share swagbucks.com with your friends and you will win when they win!

-Go Green with Swagbucks! You can recycle your old electronics and earn Swagbucks!

-Shop with Swagbucks! Every time you shop with Swagbucks you can earn!

-Follow Swagbucks on Twitter, facebook and the swagbucks blog and hunt for secret codes.

Since mid September i have earned over $600 in Amazon gift cards! I’m saving for Christmas shopping and i try to keep them built up in my Amazon account for weeks that money may be slim and i need a few grocery items or pull-ups for the baby! So run, don’t walk and sign up for Swagbucks and win with me!

Giveaways, Reviews

Zhu Zhu Pets: Where Will Your Zhu Zhu Zoom?

Introducing Zhu Zhu Pets! You may have seen the commercial flash upon your TV screen and your kids may be begging at your feet to get one of these fun sets! Where is our Zhu Zhu zooming? In his car through the hallway, at the moment!

What is Zhu Zhu Pets?

Zhu Zhu Pets is a fun, interactive hamster habitat without the smell, mess or expense of a real pet! Zhu Zhu Pets talk, move and even navigate around their habitat all on their own. Want to take your Zhu Zhu Pet out of his habitat and cruise him around the house? No problem, let him bump around on his own or give him a surfboard, skateboard or car to drive! Yes, they can really drive their own cars!

Oh My! We have an opinion!

Thanks to Mom Select, Zhu Zhu Pets sent us an entire hamster habitat to check out. The Zhu Zhu Pets hamster habitat included 2 Hamsters, Exercise Room & Wheel, Surfboard/Dome and Skateboard/Uturn, Car/Garage, funhouse, go-go adventure ball and spiral slide and ramp! Each area of the hamster habitat came separately boxed and are sold separately. The idea is to build your hamster habitat just the way you want. Putting the hamster habitat together took me awhile! All of the plastic pieces need to be snapped together and this process was a bit frustrating. However, once I had it all put together it entertained my kids for 4 hour straight (o.k. and me too)!! Honest truth: I have NEVER seen my girls interact with a toy for more than a few minutes at a time and we have had this for about a week and a half now and they play with it everyday!

It really is fun to watch the hamsters move through their habitat and because they move differently every time, you never know which way their going to go! My personal favorite is the car! The little hamster navigates his way into the garage and hops in his car…off he goes through the house! It really is a fun, interactive toy that will get your kids involved and keep them entertained for some time!

Buy it!

Zhu Zhu Pets are expected to hit stores from now until mid-September, so a keep a lookout at your local ToysRus, Walmart and Amazon.com!

Win it!

The fabulous peope at Mom Select and Zhu Zhu Pets are offering one lucky “Deal”ectible Mommies reader a Zhu Zhu Pets Hamster w/ a Slide and Ramp! Just visit zhuzhupets.com and tell me your favorite hamster OR your favorite playset!

Extra Entries: The initial entry MUST be done before any extra entries will count!! Each comment counts as 1 entry..so if you qualify for two entries, then leave two comments!!!

1. Follow me on twitter and tweet about this giveaway

You can copy and paste this into twitter:

Zhu Zhu Pets Giveaway! Win a hamster & Slide/Ramp!

http://tinyurl.com/ldxhwo

Already following me on twitter? Send out the above tweet and you just earned yourself an entry.. drop me a comment and let me know!

2. Subscribe to “Deal”ectible Mommies by Email or Subscribe to my feed.

3. Follow “Deal”ectible Mommies…You can Follow My Blog on my sidebar..hint: It’s at the very top!

4. *2 Entries* Blog about this giveaway or the Bloggy Birthday Bash (please leave a link to the post)

5. Grab my button!



Good Luck!

The boring stuff: Open to U.S. and Canadian residents only. Giveaway will end on September 10th at Midnight! Winner will be chosen using random.org!

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