How Sweet the Sound Gospel Celebration {Ticket Giveaway For Chicago Event}

Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound™ Gospel Celebration unites communities and cities across America in celebration and song.  The tour pays tribute to gospel music and provides local choirs a platform to showcase their talent with a broader community. Choirs rejoice … Continue reading

Maxi-Cosi Infant Car Seat {Giveaway ARV $190}

I love our new Maxi-Cosi Pria 70 Convertible Car Seat {see my review here} so I am excited that I can host a giveaway for another great Maxi-Cosi car seat. They have two infant car seats, the Max-Cosi Micro and the Prezi {coming soon!}

Maxi-Cosi Micro

The Maxi-Cosi Mico® Infant Car Seat makes it easy to move through your day. As the lightest* premium infant car seat, transferring from your car to either a Quinny® or Maxi-Cosi® stroller is a breeze. With Side Impact Protection, a 5-point harness system for added security, Sun Canopy, and a Cozi-Dozi™ infant insert, the Mico Infant Car Seat has everything for you and your child.

Maxi-Cosi Prezi

The Maxi-Cosi Prezi infant seat has everything- superior side impact protection, ultimate comfort, extra leg room, quick fit harness and headrest, innovation, newborn support, anti-rebound bar, compatibility with most premium strollers, elegant style, fit and finish.

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GIVEAWAY:

One reader will win a Maxi-Cosi Micro Infant Car Seat {ARV $190}

HOW TO ENTER:

{Do any or all of the following, leave a comment for each you do}

1) Read my review of the Pria 70 and tell me your favorite feature

2) Tell me your favorite feature of one of the car seats featured in this post

3) Like Maxi-Cosi on Facebook

4) Like Making Time For Mommy on Facebook

5) Follow Maxi-Cosi on Twitter

6) Follow me on Twitter

7) Comment on another one of my posts {found here}

8) Subscribe to this blog via email or RSS {found in upper right corner}

Giveaway ends August 24, 2012 at 11:59pm Central time. US only. 18+.

(Disclosure: I received a convertible car seat from the company which I reviewed previously. This giveaway is not associated with Facebook in any way.)

KitchenAid Stand Mixer Giveaway

Check out this great giveaway from Easy Dough, a leading Fundraising company in the U.S. who is giving you the chance to win a free Artisan Mixer from KitchenAid!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PRIZE DETAILS AND TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY VIA RAFFLECOPTER!

THE GIVEAWAY IS LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE ONCE YOU CLICK OVER!

GOOD LUCK :)

(Disclosure: I was compensated for posting this giveaway information. This giveaway is courtesy of Easy Dough Fundraising.)

Xbox Kinect Bundle Giveaway

Have you heard? We are having a Techy Summer over at Mom to Bed by 8, theIowa Mom and want to help you continue on with your sensational summer by offering you a chance to win an Xbox Kinect Bundle Pack (including Xbox 360 console, Kinect Sensor and Kinect Adventures Game). Retail value $299.

Special thanks to our wonderful co-hosts TechyTribe, I Love To Gossip, Giveaway Bandit, As Mom Sees It and Couponing4you for their support in bringing this gamer giveaway to life!

Xbox 360 4GB Console with Kinect

Product Description

The Xbox 360 4GB Console with Kinect. Kinect brings games and entertainment to life in extraordinary new ways – no controller required. Easy to use and instantly fun, Kinect gets everyone off the couch moving, laughing and cheering. See a ball? Kick it. Control an HD movie with a wave of the hand. Want to join a friend in the fun? Simply jump in. Wi-Fi is built-in for easier connection to the world of entertainment on Xbox LIVE, where HD movies and TV stream in an instant. Xbox 360 is more games, entertainment and fun.

Product Features

Kinect Sensor: With the Kinect sensor, you can experience gaming like never before. Easy to use and fun for everyone, the Kinect sensor utilizes revolutionary full-body tracking to put you in the center of the fun. This amazing new technology allows the sensor to recognize your body and mirror your movements in the game, making you the controller. With Kinect Xbox 360 now has the best controller ever made – YOU.

Built-in Wi-Fi: The new Xbox 360 is the only console with 802.11n Wi-Fi built-in for a faster and easier connection to Xbox LIVE. Stream HD movies and TV or download games from Xbox LIVE in 1080p and 5.1 surround sound from anywhere in the house. Compatible with b/g/n networks.

Xbox LIVE: Xbox LIVE brings a world of entertainment to you. Instantly watch movies and TV streaming from Netflix. In crystal-clear HD, or download game add-ons like new levels, characters, maps and songs. Easily jump right into online multiplayer fun and play along with friends around the world. Plus, get your favorite music from Last.fm, connect with friends on Facebook and post Tweets on Twitter. Xbox LIVE is your connection to more games, entertainment and fun.

Xbox 360 Wireless Controller (black): This award-winning, high-performance wireless controller features a range of up to 30 feet and a battery life of up to 30 hours on two AA batteries.

More ports: Connect more accessories and storage solutions with added USB ports. Now with a total of 5, (3 back/2 front) you’ll find more places to plug and play. Plus, in addition to the standard Ethernet port and HDMI output, we’ve added an integrated optical audio out port for an easier connection to the booming sound of your A/V receiver.

Kinect Adventures game: Float in outer space. Experience the thrill of roaring rapids. Tackle mountaintop obstacle courses and dive into the deep to explore a leaky underwater observatory — all from your living room. With Kinect Adventures, you are the controller as you jump, dodge and kick your way through exciting adventures set in a variety of exotic locations. Rated “E” for Everyone.

What’s In The Box?

  • Xbox 360 4GB S Console
  • Kinect Sensor for Xbox 360
  • Kinect Adventures game – rated “E” for Everyone
  • Xbox 360 Black Wireless Controller
  • Xbox 360 Composite A/V cable (standard definition)
  • 1 year limited warranty on console

I think this is an amazing prize! I have heard great things about the Kinect system and I am really hoping one of my readers wins this giveaway!

Giveaway ends on July 22nd. Open Worldwide (winners located outside of the US/Canada area will receive cash equivalent), ages 18+.

*****Please use the rafflecopter form over at Mom to Bed by 8 who is sponsoring the Xbox Kinect Bundle Package Giveaway.*****

(Disclosure: I received no compensation for this publication. My opinions are my own and may differ from those of your own. Making Time For Mommy is not responsible for sponsor prize shipment.)

Shout Unstructured Play Contest {Giveaway}

I am a firm believer that children learn through play and having taught preschool I have seen this first hand. Freedom to play also means lots of stains but with Shout® you can let the kids play without having to worry about stained clothing.To encourage unstructured play Shout® has teamed up with Olympic athlete and mom Jennie Finch to bring you the Shout® Unstructured Play photo contest! I am happy to share this information with you all {but hurry! The contest ends tomorrow, July 1st!}

To enter the Shout® contest, submit photos of your children creating a game with just their imaginations, three objects (such as glitter, a fly swatter, and a water wing) and the permission to play. Fans can then vote for their favorite photos. Visit Shout® brand’s Facebook page to explore!

Five winners will be selected tomorrow to win a prize pack including all the Shout® products needed to treat stains whenever and wherever they happen: Shout® Advanced Ultra Gel Brush, Shout® Wipes, Shout® Triple Acting Formula, Shout® Color Catche, $25 gift card, and a vintage Shout® t-shirt.

I think this is a great contest that promotes play and the winners get some great Shout® products so I hope you all will enter! Along with their great contest you also have a chance to win some stain fighting products right here at Making Time For Mommy. I use Shout® on all our stained laundry. If I didn’t have it I don’t think I’d be as open to letting my children explore or eat all the foods they wanted to because I’d be afraid of them ruining their clothes. Knowing I have the stain fighting power of Shout® I am not so worried about the boys messing up their clothes.

GIVEAWAY:

One reader will win a Shout® prize pack of products mentioned above

HOW TO ENTER:

{Do any or all of the following, leave a separate comment for each you do}

1) Leave a comment telling me which summer stain you find on your children’s clothes the most

2) Like Making Time For Mommy on Facebook

3) Like Shout® laundry on Facebook

4) Share this giveaway on a social network

5) Leave a comment on another one of my posts {found here}

Giveaway ends July 18, 2012 at 11:59pm. US only.

(Disclosure: I received products from Shout® to try but all thoughts are my own. This giveaway is not associated with Facebook in any way.)

Splash Into A Safe Summer Giveaway {$100 Visa Gift Card & Eucerin Prize Pack}

Can you believe that it’s already the end of June!? I hope you all are enjoying your summer so far. I hope you are also taking care of your skin while you are outside. Eucerin has shared some great tips for keeping your skin protected that I wanted to pass on to you all:

· Apply sunscreen 15 minutes before you head outside. Don’t forget places like the tops of your ears, nose, eyelids, lips, back, hands, feet, shoulders and backs of thighs. Be sure to reapply your sunscreen or a lotion with SPF every 2 hour or more frequently, and if you’re swimming at the pool or beach make sure to use a water resistant, broad spectrum sunscreen.
· Wear sun protective clothing – Did you know fabrics have an ultraviolet protection factor (UPF) rating that measures their level of UV protection? These fabrics provide more protection than other clothing due to the tighter woven fabric. Look for clothing with a UPF rating of 30 or higher.
· Wear sunglasses to help protect eyes and sensitive skin around them from ultraviolet light
· Wear a hat – A wide-brimmed hat can shield your skin from the sun’s harsh rays. 
· Use Daily lightweight moisturizers that have SPF to protect skin even on cloudy days –  Eucerin Daily Protection Lotions are lightweight SPF moisturizers that provide head-to-toe sun protection. SPF 15 Body Lotion helps protect against daily UV exposure while SPF 30 Face Lotion moisturizes and protects with UVA/UVB sunscreens.
· Stay inside or seek shade when the sun’s rays are the strongest – between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.  A beach umbrella or portable shelter can help protect your skin from the heat and sun’s rays.

Hope those tips will help you keep your skin safe this summer! Don’t forget that you can get a couple samples of Eucerin Daily Protection body lotion by taking the Skin First pledge on their Facebook page.

GIVEAWAY:

One reader will win a Splash Into A Safe Summer prize pack that includes:

$100 Visa Gift Card

Sun Hat to help protect your face and the top of your head.

Eucerin Daily Protection Moisturizing Body Lotion Sunscreen SPF 15 (13.5 oz.)

Eucerin Daily Protection Moisturizing Face Lotion Sunscreen SPF 30 (4 oz.)

HOW TO ENTER:

{Do any or all of the following, leave a separate comment for each you do}

1) Tell me what you do to keep your skin safe in the summer (or what you will start doing)

2) Like Making Time For Mommy on Facebook

3) Like Eucerin on Facebook

4) Follow @aliciamarie112 on Twitter

5) Follow @EucerinUS on Twitter

6) Share this giveaway on a social network

7) Subscribe to this blog via RSS or email (look in upper right hand corner)

8) Enter another one of my giveaways (found here)

9) Comment on a non-giveaway post (found here)

10) Follow me on Pinterest

Giveaway ends July 20, 2012 at 11:59pm Central time. US only and must be 18+.

(Disclosure: I was compensated for posting this as a Eucerin Skin First Ambassador. This giveaway is not associated with Facebook in any way.)

Bonefish Grill’s “Taste The Notes” Promotion {Gift Card Giveaway}

Since I know many of you are wine drinkers, I wanted to share about a fun new promotion that Bonefish Grill is now offering. Even if you aren’t a wine drinker though you should still keep reading to find out how you have the chance to win one of two gift cards to this top-rated restaurant.

Celebrating the creativity and adventure of wine and music, Bonefish Grill is announcing “Taste the Notes” Thursdays, pairing half glasses of wine that match guests’ palettes with their musical tastes. Every Thursday*, from now until July 12, guests are invited to try any of 20 adventurous wines by the half-glass for $2, $3 or $4.

Instead of using traditional, technical wine descriptions, the “Taste the Notes” menu spotlights each wine with a comparison to a musical genre, from folksy, floral Masi Masianco Pinot Grigrio to the bold, big-band, nine-grape ensemble in Sokol Blosser “Evolution” White Blend. The list includes wines from all over the world including (Penfolds)RED Koonunga Hill Shiraz, which donates a portion of their proceeds to (RED) charity programs; William Hill Chardonnay, benefitting VH1’s Save the Music program; and The Dreaming Tree Cabernet Sauvignon from the Dave Matthews Band and Simi Winemakers.

“At the heart of Bonefish Grill is a long-standing passion for music” said Leigh Merritt, director of bar innovation for Bonefish Grill. “Just as musical tastes evolve through new experiences, we’re excited to provide guests the opportunity to experiment and share new wines at an unbeatable value and have fun comparing them to the music they love.”

(Please note: Limit 2 per guest. Thursdays only. Dine-in only. Offer may vary by location. Available for a limited time, while supplies last, at participating Bonefish Grill locations. Bottles mentioned may not be available at all locations.)

GIVEAWAY:

Two readers will each win a $25 gift card to Bonefish Grill

HOW TO ENTER:

{Do any or all of the following, leave a separate comment for each you do}

1) Tell me what your favorite wine or favorite type of seafood is

2) Share this giveaway on a social network

3) Like Making Time For Mommy on Facebook

4) Like Bonefish Grill on Facebook

5) Follow me on Pinterest

6) Enter another one of my giveaways (found here)

7) Subscribe to this blog by email or RSS (look in upper right hand corner)

Giveaway ends on July 5, 2012 at 11:59pm Central time. US only.

(Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post.)