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From food to electronics, we have some of the greatest giveaway offers around! We are constantly rotating our giveaways so check back often to discover new giveaways that interest you or your friends.

2014 World Vision Gift Catalog and Giveaway

by Pennie on October 25, 2014

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Championing convenience, gift cards topped the list of popular holiday gifts for 2013 (Nielsen.com). Get creative this holiday season by giving friends and loved ones delicious, poverty-fighting holiday gifts from the 2014 World Vision Gift Catalog.

More than 250 items, ranging in price from $10 to $39,000, are available online and in the print catalog to help improve quality of life for women, children and families in the U.S. and around the world. When you give where it is needed most, you can receive handcrafted gifts that are perfect for holiday baking or entertaining:

Prosperity CinnamonKnow a friend or family member who loves to bake? Each beautifully-carved cinnamon bark box contains 3 oz. of cinnamon and bears a common Asian character for prosperity. Vietnam’s renowned sweet cinnamon is a renewable resource collected from the Cassia tree, sold to benefit generations of hard-working families. $85

Fair-Trade Coffee SetFor the coffee lover, this 12 oz. coffee set is blended by OneCup.org, using delicious flavors from Ethiopia, Sumatra, and Costa Rica, and is delivered in a gift bag of African fabric hand-sewn by local women. $65

Hand-Carved Serving SpoonsA perfect gift for holiday entertaining, each beautiful set of two hand-carved olivewood serving spoons is delivered in a gift bag of African fabric hand-sewn by local women. The serving spoons are made to benefit orphans of the Kamba tribe in Kenya. $65

Since it began in 1996, the World Vision Gift Catalog has grown in popularity as a gift-giving alternative; more than 844,000 people helped someone through the Catalog in the last fiscal year alone.

To order from World Vision’s Gift Catalog, visit www.worldvisiongifts.org or call 855-WV-GIFTS.  Also find the World Vision Facebook page a/WorldVision and Twitter at@WorldVisionNews using the hashtag #GiftCatalog.

Nicole’s take:  I love giving gifts that give back or pay it forward and that’s just what the World Vision catalog is all about.  The serving spoons are just gorgeous and will make a great hostess gift or holiday gift.  I love that they benefit orphans and were made by local women.  This is truly a thoughtful gift! The catalog is full of items just like this, make sure to check it out!

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The Trident gum you know and love can be found ‘commando’ (no wrappers!) in bottles and pouches.  Whether in the car or at the office, the convenience of Trident Unwrapped will get you chewing faster and have you fighting cavities at the same time!

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New Trident Unwrapped has 50 pieces of wrapper-less gum. What more could you want?

Varieties:  

  • Original, Spearmint, Tropical Twist, Watermelon Twist

Package: 

  • Resealable Pouch: 30 count, 1.9oz.
  • Bottle: 50 count, 3.1oz

SRP: 

  • Resealable Pouch: $2.49
  • Bottle: $3.49

Availability:  

  • Bottles are available in grocery stores and mass merchandisers nationwide
  • Pouches are available in convenience stores nationwide

For more information visit TridentGum.com also find them on Facebook, and Twitter

Nicole’s take:  Trident gum is one of my favorites and I love that it’s available unwrapped in pouches and bottles! It really makes it so easy while I’m driving or trying to maneuver a baby to be able to grab a piece of already unwrapped gum! Not to mention that Trident is sugarless which is so important and also has great flavor that lasts a long time!

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What would you do if you didn’t have to pack your kid’s lunch? Sleep? Drink a cup of coffee and read the newspaper? Paint your toenails? Get a massage from your significant other? We would, too.

This is where Applegate steps up to the plate. Now that school is in full swing, we want to take that lunch-packing dread off your hands, and give you a chance to sit back and relax. We’re changing the lunch game with HALF TIME™!

We teamed up with our friends at Stonyfield and Annie’s to create the first pre-packed lunch kit with natural and organic ingredients. HALF TIME™ includes Applegate natural meats and cheeses (which have no artificial ingredients or preservatives, and are antibiotic- and hormone-free), Annie’s Homegrown crackers and snacks, and Stonyfield Organic YoKids Squeezers.

We believe kid food should be great food: highest quality, totally natural, and decidedly delicious.
bolognaandcheeseHALF TIME™ Bologna & Cheese to the rescue. Finally feel good about sending off your kid with an all-bases-covered lunch without antibiotics, preservatives, or artificial ingredients. Applegate Natural Bologna, classic Applegate American cheese, Annie’s Buttery Rich Crackers™, Annie’s Organic Berry Patch Fruit Snacks™ and Stonyfield® YoKids® Squeezers® Strawberry Organic Lowfat Yogurt make a wholesome lunch or snack. Dig in.

hamandcheeseHALF TIME™ Ham & Cheese to the rescue. We’re stepping up the game on ready-to-devour lunches. Applegate Natural Ham, classic Applegate American cheese, Annie’s Buttery Rich Crackers™, Annie’s Friends Bunny Grahams™ and Stonyfield® YoKids® Squeezers® Strawberry Organic Lowfat Yogurt are the secret formula for satisfied, happy kids. For mom & dad: meat raised without antibiotics, rBGH-free cheese, and organic snacks and dairy. Score!

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HALF TIME™ Turkey & Cheese to the rescue. What’s inside? Unquestionably good stuff: Applegate Natural Turkey (juicy, antibiotic-free), classic Applegate American cheese, Annie’s Buttery Rich Crackers™, Annie’s Organic Berry Patch Fruit Snacks™ and Stonyfield® YoKids® Squeezers® Strawberry Organic Lowfat Yogurt. That’s a big-time lunch win.

A recent survey found that 88% of parents thought pre-packed lunch kits were convenient, but 79% of those parents were concerned about the nitrates, preservatives and artificial ingredients in those kits. Now you don’t have to compromise between convenience and quality. Your kids get the “cool” appeal and you can lose the guilt.

For more information visit Applegate.com also find them on Facebook, and Twitter

Nicole’s take: I am all for convenience as far as food for kids goes but often you pay the price for convenience in terms of nutrition and taste! I am so happy to hear about the HALF TIME meals! Applegate is one of my favorite brands and they have teamed up with Stonyfield and Annie’s to create the trifecta of super brands! The items in the HALF TIME meals are nutritious and appealing to kids which is the battle as far as lunch and snacks go! This prize pack is designed to get the creative juices flowing!

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Giveaway Winners

by Pennie on October 21, 2014

I’ve picked winners – they are posted on the Giveaway Tools widget of each of the following giveaways (just click the link of the giveaway title to be taken to the post where each widget is).  You will also receive an email from us congratulating you on your win:

  1. Hello Kitty Water Dancing Speakers and Giveaway  (1)
  2. Edwards Desserts’ New Pumpkin Creme Pie and Giveaway   (1)

 

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Maty’s Healthy Baby Products and Giveaway

by Pennie on October 19, 2014

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All Natural Health Products Maty’s Healthy Products are made from ingredients you know and recognize empowering you with a safe and natural alternative so you gain better health and healing.
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Our All Natural Baby Chest Rub provides safe, effective relief from coughs and congestion while strengthening their little immune systems. With soothing notes of lavender and chamomile, it helps relax your baby for a peaceful nights’ sleep. $7.99

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Babies are naturally so cuddly and soft, why would you want to put anything harsh on their delicate skin?

Maty’s All Natural Baby Ointment is made with the purest ingredients that closely resemble the natural oils of your babies’ skin.  It promotes healing  without a messy build up.  It nourishes and protects their bottoms by creating a moisture barrier without that heavy greasy feel.  $7.99 – $11.99

For more information visit MatysHealthyProducts.com also find them on Facebook, and Twitter

Nicole’s take:  I am all about products that help my babies! My triplets are now 9 months old and are pretty healthy.  They do, however, have vulnerable lungs from being born 9 weeks early.  So it’s important that we avoid germs and crowds.  They have had mild colds a few times and we turned to Maty’s products.  The baby chest rub and baby ointment really seemed to help them with the congestion! There isn’t much you can do medically for a baby with a cold and it’s all about keeping them comfortable! Maty’s helps with that!

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Hello Kitty Water Dancing Speakers and Giveaway

by Pennie on October 15, 2014

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Dance around to your favorite music with the Hello Kitty USB Powered Speakers, manufactured by the largest Sanrio licensee in the world, Marino Andriani LLC/SparkleBee.hellokittyspeakers

Hello Kitty USB Powered Water Dancing Speakers – AUX in jack to play music from virtually any electronic device with a headphone jack (connection cable included) – Multi-color, LED light show responds automatically to the music being played – Power the speakers from virtually any USB port (connection cable included) – 2.0 channel speakers – Total output power: 3W x 2.

For more information visit SparkleBee.com, also find them on Facebook, and Twitter

Nicole’s take:  I have been a Hello Kitty fan since I was like 6 years old! I love how cute she is and these water dancing speakers are just adorable beyond words! I hope my little ones become Hello Kitty fans! These have great sound and are so versatile with the USB connection!

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Hello Kitty USB Powered Water Dancing Speakers

  • Aux in jack to play music from virtually any electronic device with a headphone jack (connection cable included)
  • Multi-color, LED light show responds automatically to the music being played
  • Power the speakers from virtually any USB port (connection cable included)
  •  2.0 channel speakers
  • Total output power: 3W x 2
  • Unit dimensions: 4″(W) x 8.9″(H) x 3.1″(D) (each speaker)
  • Available at ToysRUs, www.toysrus.com, Target and Target.com

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Edwards Desserts recently introduced their NEW Pumpkin Crème Pie variety to its whole-pie lineup. The perfectly indulgent, lusciously layered thaw-and-serve pie will be available until Dec. 31, 2014, catering to pie lovers through the autumn entertaining season and into the holidays.
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Pumpkin Pie Lovers will crave our NEW spin on the classic holiday pie.  You’ll fall in love with our vanilla cookie crust with ginger and cinnamon, velvety layers of REAL cream cheese, REAL pumpkin filling, and double layers of whipped creme rosettes.

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With so many luscious layers, Edwards Desserts Pumpkin Crème Pie elevates desserts to a delectable new level. The new pie starts with a vanilla-cookie crust infused with ginger and cinnamon, adds velvety layers of crème cheese and pumpkin, and tops it off with a double layer of whipped-crème rosettes. The new pie is available in freezer aisles at local grocers nationwide and retails for $8.49 a package.

For more information visit EdwardsDesserts.com; also find them on Facebook.

Nicole’s take:  I love everything pumpkin and the arrival of fall means pumpkin everything – yum! Pumpkin pie tops the list and Edwards Pumpkin Creme Pie is a new favorite! I love that it isn’t just plain pumpkin pie but adds the layers of creme cheese – rich and delicious! It’s so easy to have a few Edwards pies in the freezer for when you have guests.  The pies are fresh and taste awesome, what more can you ask for!

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Nicole’s take:  This was our final interview in the series of 3 as ambassadors for A Charlie Brown Christmas.  The countdown to the special is on! I love this time of year and can’t wait to share my favorites with my children! David Benoit was fascinating.  I love the Charlie Brown music, it evokes major nostalgia in me! I can close my eyes and be in my pjs in a fort my brother and I built from blankets and couch cushions, it’s snowing outside, etc.  Isn’t it amazing how music can bring you back like that!

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David Benoit

Q: Can you elaborate on your professional connection to Peanuts and how that came about?

I had recorded Linus and Lucy on a record called This Side Up. At that time, no one had ever covered it. I did it, then it opened up a new group of fans. I also recorded Christmastime Is Here on an album called Christmastime. Lee Mendelson’s wife, Debbie, said, “Lee, you should check out David Benoit.” And he and I hit it off.

It was one of those magical relationships that really worked. They were trying out several other jazz musicians, Dave Grusin, Dave Brubeck, George Winston, Wynton Marsalis, and me. We just clicked. Not long after that I became the official composer, but it wasn’t official until I met Sparky. That’s what you called Mr. Schulz because that’s what he asked you to call him. But it took me a while to get used to that!

Q: When did your passion for Peanuts and the Peanuts music begin?

When I started reading the strip at 8 years old; this was in the ’60s. I followed it very closely every day. Then I watched A Charlie Brown Christmas—we all gathered around the TV to watch it. It’s been a lifelong thing.

Q: What was it about music and the brand that appealed to you so much?

Well, it was Charlie Brown and he was a loser! He was depressed a lot, and I was having a childhood like that myself [laughs]. I related to him, and felt I had a kindred spirit out there. Then the music was jazz and piano and upbeat and fun—I got hooked on it right away.

Q: What is it about A Charlie Brown Christmas and its music—what would the special be like without the music?

It wouldn’t have quite the same charm and appeal. It’s a perfect marriage. You can’t imagine one without the other. It must have been fate that brought Vince Guaraldi to Lee Mendelson. I know from writing original music for Peanuts, Vince Guaraldi was always the reference point.

Q: What was your favorite piece of Peanuts music?

Of course, Linus and Lucy is the most popular one. I like Christmastime Is Here, that’s still one of my all-time favorites. Another one I like wasn’t written for Charlie Brown Christmas, it was written for a documentary on Charles Schulz—it’s a piece called Pebble Beach.  A lot of hardcore fans will know that one.

Q: What makes the Linus and Lucy theme so memorable?

It’s one of those immediately recognizable motifs—you’ve got the left hand movement, then the right hand comes in, and it’s highly syncopated. It just gets everybody happy. The power of music.

Q: Why has the special remained so beloved?

It might be the simplicity in its message, that Christmas has become so commercial. It’s so simple and heartfelt. It has the makings of a classic because it’s so simple and so heartwarming.

Q: What’s next for you?

I’m working on my first all-vocal album. We’re talking with an artist named Jane Monheit, getting the songs ready for that. I’m getting ready to do a tour of The Music of Charlie Brown, starting in December and going all across the country. You can find the dates and cities on my website, benoit.com.

Q: For the Christmas tribute to Charlie Brown, how do you decide what songs to play, and how long is the set?

It’s about an hour and a half. Many songs come from that show, but we also play a few traditional Christmas songs. And I play a few of my own compositions for audience to hear the other side of me. There’s a pretty good variety of stuff. It’s a fun show.

Q: Who is your favorite Peanuts character?

It’s Charlie Brown. However, I think Schroeder would have to be a close second!  That would tell the whole story about me.  I like Snoopy, but I’m not hip enough, not quite that cool.


Decoration is the name of the game at holiday time—and with this month’s festive giveaways, you can decorate your home and yourself! First, give your nails the Halloween spirit with these adorable Great Pumpkin–themed nail polishes from OPI.

giveawayThen make your holiday home even more adorable with this miniature Peanuts ornament. And you’ve got the perfect soundtrack for your tree-trimming party, courtesy of this month’s interview subject, jazz musician and Peanuts composer David Benoit, whose classic CD, 40 Years of a Charlie Brown Christmas, offers Benoit’s gorgeous take on the music we all love so much.

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Tommee Tippee Pacifiers and Giveaway

October 10, 2014

To date, tommee tippee has sold over 4 million pacifiers – that’s a lot of soothed babies! Our new collection of pacifiers are approved by babies. The symmetrical orthodontic nipple has been specially designed to help optimize baby acceptance and in independent tests more babies accepted these new pacifiers first time. Depending on the style, […]

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Little Scholar Tablet and Giveaway

October 4, 2014

Little Scholar tablet from SchoolZone (leading educational kids publisher) is the only tablet preloaded with 200+ uniquely fun apps, books, songs and videos designed to teach the essential skills needed for school (valued at at least $400).  Little Scholar provides its users with lessons based on all of the “core curriculum” subjects for preschoolers, kindergartners, and first graders, including math, reading, […]

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all® Kids Stain Report and Giveaway

October 3, 2014

With more than HALF of laundry loads being heavily/moderately soiled, parents need the right tools to make all of the new back-to-school clothes last throughout the year. With moms/dads doing an average 6.8 loads per week (up to 312 each year), getting stains out can also add up. From grass to grease stains, as the leader in stain removal, all […]

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CVS Launchs New Naturally Indulgent Bath & Body Collection and Giveaway

September 30, 2014

Essence of Beauty, CVS/pharmacy’s #1 best-selling fragrance and body care line, is launching the NEW Naturally Indulgent Bath & Body Collection this month, exclusively at CVS/pharmacy and online at www.CVS.com! The exclusive line ($5.99-$9.99) is infused with nourishing, aromatic botanical ingredients and essential oils to bring the benefits of botanicals into your everyday bodycare regimen, with products […]

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Giveaway Winners

September 30, 2014

I’ve picked winners – they are posted on the Giveaway Tools widget of each of the following giveaways (just click the link of the giveaway title to be taken to the post where each widget is).  You will also receive an email from us congratulating you on your win: Sally Dryer, the Voice of Violet […]

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Happy 30th Birthday, Philips AVENT and Giveaway

September 29, 2014

Philips Avent, the #1 brand recommended by moms worldwide is proud to offer its most popular bottle in fun, new decorated animal designs – Whale and Bird. Reduces Colic and Fussing Clinically proven to reduce colic** and fussing* – especially during nighttime hours Two piece anti-colic system reduces colic Naturally-shaped nipple promotes proper latch on, for an […]

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Little Caesars New Soft Pretzel Crust Pizza and Giveaway

September 28, 2014

Little Caesars proudly introduces a large, soft pretzel crust, pepperoni pizza for just $6! Bringing two classic flavors, soft pretzel and pizza, together for a limited time. It has a flavorful, buttery, soft pretzel outer edge crust and is topped with creamy cheddar cheese sauce, a blend of 100% real cheese, and pepperoni. It’s finished with a […]

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Sally Dryer, the Voice of Violet in A Charlie Brown Christmas and Giveaway

September 25, 2014

Sally Dryer AND A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS Peanuts Worldwide is kicking off a year-long celebration of 50 years of A Charlie Brown Christmas! December 2014 marks the 50th time the beloved special will air on television.  And December 2015 will be the 50th year since it was created, produced and debuted. Nicole’s take: I am so loving being a […]

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Littlest Pet Shop: Passport to Fashion and Giveaway

September 22, 2014

These Pets Are A Real Trip!  Blythe Baxter has two amazing gifts – she can talk to animals and can create amazing fashion!  Together with her pet friends- Zoe the spaniel, Pepper the skunk, Sunil the mongoose, Russell the hedgehog, Penny the panda, Vinnie the gecko and Minka the monkey, Blythe is determined to make her dream of […]

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Cosmos Creations: Heavenly Morsels of Baked Corn and Giveaway

September 21, 2014

When it comes to snack foods, just about anyone can pump out unhealthy products at a rapid clip. At Cosmos Creations, we’re slowing things down. We’ve made the commitment and investment to use only all natural ingredients to create a snack food with a premium, indulgent, artisan taste. If you’re ready for a unique experience, […]

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TeenyMates Series 3 NFL Collector Tin and Giveaway

September 18, 2014

Series 3 of NFL TeenyMates are now available! Featuring all new poses, new rare figures and a new puzzle! Collect all 32 teams plus the 6 rare figures including a camoflauge figure, a ref, a glow-in-the-dark figure, a gold metallic figure, a Broncos Throwback, and a Patriots Throwback! TeenyMates Series 3 NFL Collector Tin The […]

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Sesame Street: M is for Mystery and Giveaway

September 15, 2014

Grab Your Detective Hat And Join The Furry Monsters From sesame Street as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment And Sesame Workshop Solve Puzzling mysteries in Sesame Street: M is for Mystery! Elementary, my dear Elmo! There are mysteries afoot on Sesame Street, so put on your thinking cap and join your favorite furry friends to solve these whodunits, as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Sesame Workshop, […]

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