Thursday, December 30, 2010

Yoplait Fiber One Yogurt Review & Giveaway CLOSED


I am a member of myblogspark and they have teamed up with Yoplait Fiber One Yogurt for this review and giveaway opportunity. For this review, I have been sent a Fiber One Blueberry yogurt gift pack that includes a VIP Coupon for a free sample of the new flavor, as well as a fitness journal and pen, sport towel, water bottle and blueberry stress ball. They are also providing a second prize pack as a giveaway prize to one of my readers. Yay!

Have you been searching for low calorie and good for your snacks that satisfy your taste buds? Yoplait Fiber One Blueberry yogurt is a great solution to this snacking dilema. It only has 50 calories, 0 grams of fat, and a whopping 5 grams of fiber! It is packed with real fruit and has the great taste of fresh blueberries. An added bonus is that the deliciously creamy yogurt also contains vitamins A and D. Plus it is a good source of calcium.

I really enjoyed my sample package of Yoplait Fiber One Blueberry yogurt. I feel good about eating this yogurt because it is lower in calories and has more vitamins than my normal snack choice.

Click here if you would like to download a printable coupon for $1.00 off the purchase of a 4-pack of Fiber One Blueberry yogurt. This coupon offer for Yoplait Fiber One Blueberry yogurt is not valid in some states. These states include: California, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, New Jersey, Nevada, North Dakota and Tennessee.

Giveaway time!! One of my readers will receive a Fiber One Blueberry yogurt gift pack that includes a VIP Coupon for a free sample of the new flavor, as well as a fitness journal and pen, sport towel, water bottle and blueberry stress ball. This prize pack giveaway is all provided by Yoplait and Fiber One through MyBlogSpark.

Mandatory Entry:
Follow my blog publicly with google friends connect by clicking on follow on the right side bar button. Please leave a comment below and include your email address in the comment so that I may contact you if you are the lucky winner.

Extra Entries:
1 extra entry: Share what time of day do you plan on enjoying the new Blueberry flavor of Fiber One yogurt in a comment below.
1 extra entry: Follow me on twitter and comment below with your twitter name.
1 extra entry: Subscribe to my rss feed and comment below. Current subscriptions count too!
3 extra entries each: Tweet this giveaway and add #myblogspark to your tweet. This may be done daily. Please leave a link to your tweet in your 3 comments below. It's easy to tweet this post by using the little buttons below this post.
3 extra entries: Subscribe to my email. Current email subscriptions count too! Please leave your 3 comments below.
3 extra entries: Follow me on network blogs. Please leave your 3 comments below if you follow me.
5 extra entries: Post my giveaway on your blog or in a mclinky and leave a link to your post in your 5 additional comments below.

Thank you for visiting my blog! This giveaway will end on January 23, 2011 at 11:59 pm central time. I will choose a winner shortly after that and notify them by email. The winner will have 48 hours to respond to the winning email notification. If they fail to claim the prize in that time frame then I will choose another winner.

Disclosure: The Yoplait Fiber One Yogurt coupon, prize pack, information and giveaway were all provided by Yoplait and Fiber One through MyBlogSpark.

The Coffee-Mate Brew Crew is taking applications


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Disclosure: I am a member of the Brew Crew. I will receive promotional points for posting this information.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

$25 Kroger GC and Chex Holiday Recipes Winner Announcement



Thank you to everyone who entered my $25 Kroger GC and Chex Holiday Recipes Giveaway. We had an amazing 475 entries and I used randomizer.org to chose the winning entry number. Number 237 is our lucky winner. They have claimed their prize and this giveaway is officially closed.

Thank you to Chex and Kroger who sponsored this giveaway through MyBlogSpark.

I do have another giveaway for Gaddy Nipper Crayons "Your Name in Crayons" which ends on 01/08/11. Please stop by to enter it if you have a child who would love to have their very own name in crayons!

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Gaddy Nipper Crayons Review and Giveaway CLOSED




For this review and giveaway opportunity, I have partnered up with Tomoson and Gaddy Nipper Crayons.

Did you know that you can now get your name in crayons? Gaddy Nipper Crayons are fun, custom, recycled name crayons. My kids and I absolutely loved our Gaddy Nipper Crayon package. Each crayon letter has a cute little image in it: A-Apple, B-Bird, C-Cat, D-Diamond, E-Elephant, F-Flower, G-Glass, H-Heart, I-Indian, J-Jack, K-Kite, L-Ladder, M-Monkey, N-Notes, O-Owl, P-Pear, Q-Quill, R-Ring, S-Stars, T-Trumpet, U-Umbrella, V-Violin, W-Whale, X-Xylophone, Y-Yo-Yo, Z.-Zebra. Each crayon measures a nice size of approx. 2.5” by 2”. The crayons are are a good size for small hands to hold. They are sturdy and do not crumble. You may chose between swirled crayons or solid crayon colors. We chose swirled crayons and I was very pleased with the selection that Gaddy Nipper Crayons sent us.



I love that each name that you order will come individually packaged with the person's name on the package. They even have special packaging available for party favors and gift giving. Gaddy Nipper Crayons also offer free gift wrapping. These crayons make great party favors, birthday presents, or even rewards for children. Don't forget about your child's school parties too. These crayons make a great personalized gift for any one.

You may find out more about Gaddy Nipper Crayons here: www.gaddynippercrayons.com



Now it's giveaway time! Gaddy Nipper Crayons has offered to send one of my readers their own name crayons! The winner will receive Your Name in Crayons solid or swirled crayons with up to 10 letters. Sponsored by Tomoson.com

Mandatory Entry:
Become a Gaddy Nipper Crayons friend on facebook.
Please leave a comment below and include your email address in the comment so that I may contact you if you are the lucky winner.

Extra Entries:
1 extra entry: Follow my blog publicly with google friends connect by clicking on follow on the right side bar button.
1 extra entry: Follow me on twitter and comment below with your twitter name.
1 extra entry: Subscribe to my rss feed and comment below. Current subscriptions count too!
3 extra entries each: Tweet this giveaway. This may be done daily. Please leave a link to your tweet in your 3 comments below. It's easy to tweet this post by using the little buttons below this post.
3 extra entries: Subscribe to my email. Current email subscriptions count too! Please leave your 3 comments below.
3 extra entries: Follow me on network blogs. Please leave your 3 comments below if you follow me.
5 extra entries: Post my giveaway on your blog or in a mclinky and leave a link to your post in your 5 additional comments below.

Thank you for visiting my blog! This giveaway will end on January 8, 2011 at 11:59 pm central time. I will choose a winner shortly after that and notify them by email. The winner will have 48 hours to respond to the winning email notification. If they fail to claim the prize in that time frame then I will choose another winner.

Disclosure: Gaddy Nipper Crayons has provided me a Your Name in Crayons set free of charge through Tomoson.com so that I may complete an honest review of this product.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Tomoson Product review & giveaway Disclosure.

Monday, December 13, 2010

2 Winners to Announce

Hi everyone! We had 2 giveaways to end last night. I used randomizer.org to choose our winners and they are as follows:




For the Protect-A-Bed Luxury Pillow System Giveaway there are 2 Winners. We had 234 entries and the numbers chosen are 199 and 212. The winners have been confirmed and have already responded to their winning emails.




The Cardstore.com Giveaway ended last night also. We had 23 comments and randomizer.org chose number 11. The winner has responded to their email. This prize has been claimed.

Thank you to everyone who took the time out to enter these great giveaways. Thank you to the sponsors for allowing me to host them for you.

Have a great week!

Friday, December 10, 2010

Centrum's "America's Most Amazingly Energized Woman" Contest

I am a One2One Network member and they have teamed up with Centrum for this blogging opportunity.

The makers of Centrum® multivitamins and Molly Shannon are in search of “America’s Most Amazingly Energized Woman”. They are looking for women who live life to the fullest by staying healthy and energized, even during the busiest time of the year. They need your help in finding “America’s Most Amazingly Energized Woman”.

Do you know an "Amazingly Energized Woman"? This would be a woman who manages to stay healthy and energized while enjoying life to the max. If you know a woman who does it all with a smile on her face, nominate her for this opportunity to be acknowledged and celebrated.

Centrum's "America's Most Amazingly Energized Woman" Contest may be found at LoveFeelingHealthy.com Nominations will be accepted through January 3, 2011. Participants are asked to submit 300 words or less that explains how your nominee does it all with a smile. Five Finalists will be selected and then, from January 17-31, 2011, the public can cast their votes for who should be coinced "America's Most Amazingly Energized Woman."

PRIZING
- Grand Prize: $3,000 XPERIENCE DAYS Gift Certificate
- Four (4) Runner-Up Prizes: $400 XPERIENCE DAYS Gift Certificate
XPERIENCE DAYS offers thousands of unique gift experiences nationwide.

You may download a $3.00 coupon for Centrum® Women’s or Centrum® Men’s if you would like. Also available on LoveFeelingHealthy.com are tips from Molly Shannon.

Disclosure: I am a member of One2One Network and this post is part of a member project where I am eligible to win prizing. I make no claims about Centrum as a product or it's effectiveness.

Monday, December 6, 2010

$25 Kroger GC and Chex Holiday Recipes Review & Giveaway CLOSED



I am a member of myblogspark and they have teamed up with Kroger and Chex cereal for this wonderful review / giveaway opportunity! For this review I was sent a Kroger “Chex Holiday Recipes” gift pack that includes two samples of Chex cereal and a $25 gift card valid at the Kroger Family of Stores. Myblogspark, Kroger and Chex will send one of my readers the same prize pack that I received. Yay!

Christmas time is a season filled with delicious, homemade holiday treats. Kroger® and Chex® Cereal have joined forces to help you whip up recipes for your holiday entertaining. These recipes are easy on your time schedule as well as your budget.

Did you know that there are many great tasting Chex Party Mix recipes that you can make in the microwave in only 15 minutes? I want to try The Original Chex® Party Mix and The Chex® Ginger-Honey Crunch. They both sound yummy to me!

Also, if you are looking for an affordable and easy gift idea for friends or family, you can try wrapping your favorite Chex Party Mix in a colorful tin or bag. Tie this package with a pretty ribbon and personalize it with your own recipe card. You will have thoughtful gift that can be enjoyed by several.


Giveaway time!

Myblogspark, Kroger and Chex will send one of my readers the same prize pack that I received: Kroger “Chex Holiday Recipes” gift pack that includes two samples of Chex cereal and a $25 gift card valid at the Kroger Family of Stores. Please enter by following the rules below.

Mandatory Entry:
Follow my blog publicly with google friends connect by clicking on follow on the right side bar button. Please leave a comment below and include your email address in the comment so that I may contact you if you are the lucky winner.

Extra Entries:
1 extra entry: Share your favorite Chex cereals or Chex recipe with me.
1 extra entry: Follow me on twitter and comment below with your twitter name.
1 extra entry: Subscribe to my rss feed and comment below. Current subscriptions count too!
3 extra entries each: Tweet this giveaway and add #myblogspark to your tweet. This may be done daily. Please leave a link to your tweet in your 3 comments below. It's easy to tweet this post by using the little buttons below this post.
3 extra entries: Subscribe to my email. Current email subscriptions count too! Please leave your 3 comments below.
3 extra entries: Follow me on network blogs. Please leave your 3 comments below if you follow me.
5 extra entries: Post my giveaway on your blog or in a mclinky and leave a link to your post in your 5 additional comments below.

Thank you for visiting my blog! This giveaway will end on December 19, 2010 at 11:59 pm central time. I will choose a winner shortly after that and notify them by email. The winner will have 48 hours to respond to the winning email notification. If they fail to claim the prize in that time frame then I will choose another winner.

Disclosure: The Kroger Gift Card, prize pack, information and giveaway were all provided by Chex and Kroger through MyBlogSpark.

Announcing 2 New Winners

Last night I had 2 great giveaways come to an end. I want to thank the sponsors for giving me the opportunity to host the giveaways for them and I want to thank you, my readers, for taking the time out to enter them. I have used randomizer.org to pull the winning numbers and they are listed below.



For the Old El Paso Family Taco Night Giveaway we had 208 entries. The lucky number 193 was drawn by randomizer.org. I did verify and they follow my blog. I have contacted the winner by email and they have 48 hours to claim their prize. Once they have claimed their prize, I will update this post and officially close this giveaway.




For the Feeding America, Show Your Helping Hand Giveaway we had 89 entries. Randomizer.org choose number 86 for this winner. They have responded to their email and claimed this prize.

Please be sure to stop back by my blog. I have 2 more low entry giveaways that end on 12/12/10.
Protect-A-Bed Luxury Pillow System Giveaway (2 Winners)
Cardstore.com Giveaway

Friday, December 3, 2010

iCaughtSanta.com Review & Giveaway CLOSED

I am a member of twittermoms and they have teamed up with iCaughtSanta.com for this review and giveaway opportunity.

I know that when I was small I always dreamed of what Santa would bring me for Christmas. I would count down the days of December and anxiously await for the 25th. On Christmas Eve, we would bake cookies and set them out along with a glass of milk for Santa to enjoy when he stopped by. Can you imagine your children's surprise if they found a picture of Santa left beside that empty cookie plate on Christmas morning? You can make that little bit of magic happen for them with a photo from iCaughtSanta.com.



I have been offered an opportunity to review their product for myself and I am able to share that gift with 10 of you. The first 10 of my readers to respond to this post with their email address will receive a code for their very own iCaughtSanta.com digital photo download.

If you happen to read this after the 10 free codes have been given away then you may use the code: New-Products for 25% off of your order.

To order your digital Santa picture, you simply enter your coupon code if you have one and then click on claim your photo now. You will be taken to Step 1 which is to upload your picture. I chose a picture of our Christmas tree but you may choose any item in your home that you wish. You may choose the fireplace, couch, entry way or even the outside of your home. The setting for Santa is completely up to you. Once you have chosen your picture, you click on browse, enter your email address and your name. Click on upload. You will be taken to your digital snapshot maker. Here you will find written instructions on choosing the perfect Santa for your photo. Once you have chosen your border and approved your photo you will be taken to the shopping cart checkout. Enter your Gift Card, Coupon or Redemption Code in the box and click apply. Your cart should reflect your discount and payment amount. Complete your form with your last name and click. You will get the message saying to confirm your order by clicking. Your photos will be online, they will not be mailed to you. You click to confirm and then you may view your photo on the website. Be sure to save this momentum to your computer so that you may share it with your friends and family. Below your photo download you will find a "Your Bonus Videos Of Santa comes to life in the photo you uploaded!" link. Be sure to watch it. I really enjoyed this part of my review experience.

Now it's giveaway time!

Mandatory Entry: Please follow my blog with google friends connect and then leave your email address below. You may enter it like this is you choose: clallen at ntin dot net. The first 10 of my readers to request a free iCaughtSanta.com photo will receive one.

Disclosure: I was given a free digital photo download code from iCaughtSanta.com for review purposes only. The opinions are my own.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Home For Sale By Owner in Collinsville, TX


Collinsville, TX Homes For Sale By Owner 402 Pearce St 76233

We moved this past summer and we are trying to sell our home. It is located in Collinsville, Texas which is a great location for commuting to Sherman, Gainesville, Denton or even to Thackerville, Oklahoma.

We lived in our home for 11 years. It is now 17 years old and it is move in ready. We have painted, cleaned the carpets, scrubbed the cabinets, etc. This home is 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms and has a 2 car carport with a concrete driveway. The exterior is brick and vinyl siding. You will never have to paint the exterior of this home. There is a huge willow tree out front that is great for climbing and memory making also.

I would love to see someone move into our home and love it as much as we did.
Please feel free to pass this post along if you know of someone in this area that is looking for a home to purchase. I may be contacted at clallen @ ntin dot net or 903-429-4028.

Disclosure: This is a personal, non paid post.

CSNStores.com Review



As you probably know, I am a CSNStores.com Preferred Blogger. What exactly does that mean? This means that I have an on going working relationship with CSNStores that will allow me to work with them on a montly basis. I have chosen to host a product review this month and for my next CSNStores blogging opportunity I will chose to host a giveaway for them. I like that CSNStores allows me to chose wether I want to host a review or a giveaway that month. I am trying to balance out my wants and my readers wants by alternating review/giveaway every other month. This will give us both something to look forward to.




This month it was my turn and I chose to review a pair of rugs. The rugs that I chose to review will be going to my mom for Christmas this year. I chose the United Weavers of America Manhattan Times Square Burgundy Contemporary Rug - 040 36834 in both a 1'10" x 3' Rectangle size and a 1'11" x 7'4" Runner. I love the colors, texture and size of these rugs. The rugs are light weight which will allow them to be taken up easily off of the floor so that you may shake them out outside to clean them. The tan and burgundy colors of these rugs are warm and inviting. They will fit nicely in my mom's home. Right now, these rugs are available with free shipping and CSNStores guarantees delivery by December 24th if you order now. These particular rugs even ship to Cananda.

I took advantage of this free shipping offer this month. I was pleasantly surprised when my orders were grouped into smaller orders and shipped as quickly as possible without any extra charges to me. This was an extra bonus that CSNStores provided to me without any special request. This little step shows me that CSNStores cares about their customers and they will absorb the extra cost occuring to ship items separately. They could have easily passed this charge on to me, their paying customer, but chose not to.

When I shop at CSNStores, I go to their website with an item in mind. I normally have a price range that I am looking for too. I put the item that I wish to search for in their search box and click search now. Once that item selections are shown, I then click on sort by and I always chose price, low-high, then click go. This allows me to start at the bottom of the price range and work my way up. This helps me to speed up my browsing process and I am only looking at items that are in my budget. I love that CSNStores has over 200+ stores and I can shop at all of them with the click of a mouse.

Did You Know?
CSN Stores offers over 1,000,000 products from trusted brand names in furniture, home d├ęcor, housewares, baby products, fixtures, lighting, luggage, toys and much more! CSN Stores also provides you with great prices, secure transactions, convenient deliveries, hassle-free returns and service experts who are just a call away.

Disclosure: I have received the order that I have reviewed free of charge from CSNStores.com so that I may complete an honest review of my ordering experience. Thank you CSNStores.