Hot Links of the Week – Mar 10

March 10, 2010 by Tammy  
Filed under columns, hot links

Welcome to this week’s Hot Links of the Week. If you would like to have your giveaway included in an upcoming edition, please email me the information at anislandreview at gmail dot com.

Please include your blog name, what is being given away, the date it ends, who it is open to (US, Canada, Worldwide) and a link to the giveaway.

While you’re here, don’t forget to check out An Island Life’s giveaways located in the sidebar.


Simply Stacie – Patient Style Socks (Mar 10/US)
Mrs. Marine & the Tiny Troops – What I Know book (Mar 23/US)
Simply Sweet Home – $50 GC to Dick’s Sporting Goods (Mar 25/US)
MilitaryBoots – Converse Military Boots lifetime supply (Mar 31/US & Canada)
Momma In Flip Flops2 – $50 GC to Dick’s Sporting Goods (Mar 31/US)
Pure Natural Diva – revitaPOP Vitamin B12 Lollipop (Apr 10/US)


Momma In Flip Flops2 – Birthstone Bangles of choice (Mar 10/US)
By Hand Giveaways – Earrings (Mar 12/US)
Vie En Corse – Uganda Necklace (Mar 12)
Scarlet Threads – handwoven scarf (Mar 12/US)
Dimes2Vines – Sun Sauce with a Touch of Sunless (Mar 13)
Got A Lot to Give – Zebra Printed Cell Phone and Glasses Case (Mar 17/Worldwide)
Got A Lot to Give – Fabric flower, bookmarks, and other goodies (Mar 18/US)
Beauty and Personal Grooming – Spa Products (Mar 19/US & Canada)
Got A Lot to Give – Pocket Scarf (Mar 20/US & Canada)
The Clan McLeod – Yoplait Greek Spa Prize Pack (Mar 20/US)
Mom Start – Yoplait Greek Yogurt Spa Kit (Mar 22/US)
Mom Start – The View Swag (Mar 22/US)
Life’s A Charm – $25 E-Gift Certificate to & 125×125 Ads Space for 1-month at Life’s A Charm (Mar 22/Worldwide)
The Giveaway Diva – Flirty Apron (Mar 28/US & Canada)


My Wee View – Redfish Kids Swing Dress or Tee & Skater Shorts (Mar 12)
Dimes2Vines – Adventures in Mathopolis  2 vols. (Mar 13/US)
Simply Stacie – Tinytongs (Mar 14/US)
Three Different Directions – EvoraKids Oral Care Pro-biotic (Mar 15/US)
Momma In Flip Flops2 – Chalkboard tee of choice (Mar 15/US)
Three Different Directions – Big Green Alligator CD (Mar 16/US)
My Wee View -Curious George 2: Follow that Monkey Gift Pack (Mar 19)
My Wee View – The Princess and the Frog DVD & Blu-Ray Combo Pack (Mar 19)
Three Different Directions – Veggie Tales: Pistachio DVD (Mar 20/US & Canada)
GameBlogs4u – Lovely Lisa and Friends DS Game (Mar 21/US)
GameBlogs4u – How To Train Your Dragon Wii or PS3 Game (Mar 21/US)
Mom Start – Princess Party in a bag for six guests (Mar 22/US)
Mom Start – The Emperors Code Book (Mar 22/US)
Cool Baby Kid – Club V Puppet Scarf  (Mar 22/US)
Momma In Flip Flops2 – Easter Basket full of Hey, Rabbit! the book and lots of goodies (Mar 22/US & Canada)


Simply Stacie – Zutano $75 GC (Mar 10/Worldwide)
Simply Stacie – Beba Bean Giveaway $25 GC (Mar 10/US & Canada)
Simply Stacie – Gaia Skin Naturals Starter Kit and Wipes (Mar 10/US & Canada)
Momma In Flip Flops2 – Lollidoo Eco-Pocket Cloth Diaper (Mar 10/US)
Simply Stacie – Set of Bummas (Mar 10/Worldwide)
Simply Stacie – Baby Briefcase (Mar 11/Worldwide)
Simply Stacie – Hair Clips (Mar 11/Worldwide)
Simply Stacie – Sweetsation Therapy Baby Bath Products (Mar 11/Worldwide)
Simply Stacie –  Teething Bling (Mar 11/US & Canada)
Simply Stacie – So Smart! DVDs (Mar 11/US & Canada)
Simply Stacie – Bamboosa Bamboo Soap and Washcloths (Mar 12/US & Canada)
Simply Stacie – Dapper Snapper (Mar 12/Worldwide)
Simply Stacie – Over the Top Hat (Mar 12/Worldwide)
Simply Stacie – Slumber Sounds CD (Mar 12/Worldwide)
Simply Stacie – 40 Magnetic Announcements (Mar 12/Worldwide)
My Wee View -Re-Usables Gift Set (Mar 12)
My Wee View – Nicki’s Diapers $25 GC (Mar 12)
Simply Stacie – Bummis Pocket Tot Diaper (Mar 13/US & Canada)
Simply Stacie – Sippy Secure Strap (Mar 13/US & Canada)
Simply Stacie – Children’s Health Journal (Mar 13/US & Canada)
Simply Stacie – Baby & Mommy Washcloth (Mar 14/US & Canada)
Simply Stacie – M.A.H. Creations $20 GC (Mar 14/US & Canada)
Simply Stacie – SproutBaby $25 GC (Mar 14/US & Canada)
Simply Stacie – Kewt Kids Big Bib (Mar 14/US & Canada)
Got A Lot to Give – Hair Clip (Mar 14/US)
Sticky Feet – Hello World Clothing Infant sleeper (Mar 15)
The Clan McLeod – Pampers (Mar 16/US)
Cool Baby Kid -  Summer Slim & Secure Handheld Video Monitor (Mar 23/US)


Momma In Flip Flops2 – Free coupons for Dole Fruit Bowls (Mar 17/US)
Three Different Directions – Hershey’s Dark Chocolate Prize Pack (Mar 18/US)
Momma In Flip Flops2 – Four packs of the Chobani Champions Yogurt (Mar 19/US)
Three Different Directions – Duncan Hines cake mixes (Mar 21/US)
Three Different Directions – Ian’s Natural Snacks (Mar 22/US)
Mom Start – Duracell Batteries (Mar 22/US)
Mom Start – Tasters Choice Instant Coffee (Mar 22/US)
Mom Start – Kashi Heart to Heart (Mar 22/US)
Reviews by Melinda Joy – General Mills Prize Pack (Mar 23)
Pure Natural Diva – Seventh Generation Home Starter Kit (Mar 27/US)
Reviews by Melinda Joy – Old Orchard Juice Vouchers (Apr 5/US)
Reviews by Melinda Joy – Wat-ahh prize pack (Apr 10)


Three Different Directions – How Never to Look Fat Again Book (Mar 10/US & Canada)
Three Different Directions – Shannon: The Real Thing CD (Mar 12/US)
Three Different Directions – Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teacher Tales (Mar 13/US)
Momma In Flip Flops2 – Autographed copy of Human Nature’s album Reach Out (Mar 17/US)
Simply Stacie – The Art of Choosing Book (Mar 21/US & Canada)
Mom Start – Chicken Soup for the Soul: Nascar (Mar 22/US)
Mom Start – Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teacher Tales (Mar 22/US)
Momma In Flip Flops2 – Tyson’s Grilled & Ready Free Coupons (Mar 22/US)
Three Different Directions – The Rose Legacy Book (Mar 23/US)


  • To celebrate the 2010 College Basketball Tournament, Rudolph Foods is challenging college basketball fans from around the country to host The Maddest Party of the year! Capture the party with videos, pictures and Facebook posts, and you could win! The fan who throws the best party and proves it will win a year’s supply of Rudolph Foods products and a life’s supply of bragging rights! We will provide the snacks and party favors for your guests. No purchase necessary! Visit or email for details! We will be accepting applications until March 13.
  • From now until March, 15, 2010, The Next Direct Children’s Model Competition 2010 invites US parents or legal guardians to submit picture of their children or legal wards for public online voting at The 50 contestants who amass the most votes by the closing date (March 15) will be flown to LA for a fabulous fun-packed 2-day live finals event at Universal Studios April 24 and 25. The winner will receive a $100,000 college scholarship fund, a one-year contract with Wilhelmina Models and participate in a fashion photo shoot for Next.
  • A professionally styled, total laundry room makeover, complete with a brand new Whirlpool® High Efficiency washer/dryer set, a year’s supply of Wisk® HE laundry detergent, and a guest spot on a special episode of TV’s Designing Spaces scheduled to air this summer!  Hello, fifteen minutes of fame … here YOU come!  And if you don’t win, but are still a Finalist, you win a year’s supply of Wisk HE detergent! Just enter a short video here at, telling us why you deserve a laundry room makeover and we could be on your doorstep with our partners-in-design, Whirlpool’s DreamLaundry® Solutions team and Emily Johnston, owner of the interior design firm EJ Interiors and founder of the home design site, Materials Girls Blog.  Together, they will take your laundry room from drab to fab in no time! Don’t get stuck in the spin cycle … entry period is from March 1 – 29, 2010 and we can’t wait to hear from you! The top Finalists will be featured on from April 12 – 19 and the Grand Prize Winner will be chosen by popular ballot so be sure to get your friends and family online and voting!  Even better, a vote is an automatic entry to a sweepstakes for a year’s supply of Wisk HE laundry detergent.
  • CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Elements has partnered with the 4th Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards to create a unique category dedicated to crystal innovation, titled “Best Use of CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Elements.” This collaboration inspires handbag designers to incorporate crystals as a creative ingredient, resulting in one-of-a kind, luxury designs. The FIVE best designs will be chosen by a panel of judges including InStyle, Carlos Falchi, Deborah Lloyd of Kate Spade New York and Lisa Smilor of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.  These five selected designers will have access to CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Elements to execute their final handbag for the annual awards ceremony on June 16th where the final winner will be announced.  The winner of the “Best Use of CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Elements” category will receive a crystal sponsorship with access to crystal and Swarovski know-how.  It will also be featured in several CRYSTALLIZED™ channels and communication tools in the US and internationally.
    Submission Requirements:
    - Sketches of bags must incorporate CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Elements
    - Sketches must include the silhouette type and which materials (e.g. lambskin leather, suede, PVC, canvas, etc.) and CRYSTALLIZED™ – Swarovski Elements used
    - Please be as detailed as possible including measurements, prospective swatches, hardware, embellishment and color palette where applicable
    To Apply to the 4th Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards: For additional information and crystals, visit:   Applications will be Accepted until April 15, 2010 and Open to All

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About the author:
Tammy blogs at Three Different Directions, where she does product reviews and giveaways, focusing on homeschool curriculum, travel products and Disney. She and her family are passionate about their Disney vacations and you can see her geeky family's hobbies as they relate to video gaming and electronic product reviews!


5 Responses to “Hot Links of the Week – Mar 10”
  1. Jen @ GBG says:

    Thanks for the linky!

    Everyone is also welcome to link up at our permanent linky at Miss Organic’s Kitchen.
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  2. Becca says:

    Thanks for the linky each week! :)
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  3. Lynette says:

    thanks so much for posting these giveaways each week! :)

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  4. Bibi says:

    Thank you for the linky.
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  5. drake @ Purple Handbag says:

    wow..i like the topics in “for her” birthstones and bangles…i like the many choices.
    drake @ Purple Handbag´s last blog ..What heels and handbag look good with a lavender purple top?? My ComLuv Profile

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