Hot Links of the Week – Sept 23rd

September 23, 2009 by Kailani  
Filed under columns, hot links


  • – Roundtrip airfare to Las Vegas on Virgin American + a weekend at the Palms Resort Casino in Las Vegas (Sept 30/All)
  • Contest Corner – Sabra Hummus & $25 MasterCard Gift Card (Sept 30/US)
  • Parenting Our Kids – $100 Target GC (Oct 2/US)
  • MyBlogs4U – Instinct S30 Contest (Oct 16/US)


  • Pure Natural Diva – Organicare Fresh Fix Hydrating Spray (Sept 23/US)
  • 7 Clown Circus – $100.00 Layers Clothing e-giftcard (Sept 25)
  • 7 Clown Circus – $380.00 Custom Handbag by Native Honey (Sept 25)
  • 7 Clown Circus – $50.00 Soon-to-be-released Twisted Silver Bracelets (Sept 25)
  • Mod Podge Rocks – Mod Podge Starter Pack (Sept 26/US)
  • Mom Knows It All - Avon Foot Works Gift Pack (Sept 29)
  • Catch the Drift with Mama Snow – Shopper handmade from Carissa Black (Sept 29/US)
  • Catch the Drift with Mama Snow – Peace Love Mom tee (Sept 29/US)
  • Mom of 3 Boys – Ageless Fantasy: Perfume (Sept 30/US & Canada)
  • Mom of 3 Boys – Bask In Gifts – a gift basket full of spa goodies! (Sept 30/US & Canada)
  • Simply Sweet Home – $25 Gift Certificate from RHB Design’s Hand Stamped Jewelry (Sept 30/US)
  • Mom of 3 Boys – Adovia Spa: Gift Pack (Sept 30/US & Canada)
  • Mom of 3 Boys – Evolution of Smooth – Full Line of Shave Creams (Sept 30/US & Canada)
  • Living Life One Day At A Time – BARBAR 2300 Ionic Charger Flat Iron (Oct 2)
  • Beauty and Personal Grooming – LashFood, an all natural eyelash and eyebrow conditioning stimulator worth $120 and a Pulse Yoga EXPRESS DVD (Oct 6/US)


  • My Wee View – Star Kids Products – Snack & Play Travel Tray (Sept 25)
  • SAHM Reviews – Zhu Zhu Pet Hamster and Spiral Slide with Ramp (Sept 25/US)
  • My Wee View – $25 GC to Born 2 Impress (Sept 28)
  • My Wee View – Zooni – Item of your choice (Sept 28)
  • My Wee View – Spot Me ID – Gift Pack all 3 Spot Me ID Products (Sept 28)
  • Catch the Drift with Mama Snow – Your choice of infant, toddler, child or teen halloween costume from “Anytime Costumes” (Sept 29/US)
  • Mom of 3 Boys – Boon Inc’s New Stash (Sept 30/US & Canada)
  • Pure Natural Diva – Super Why DVD & $15 Tree Smart Gift Certificate (Sept 30/US)
  • Mom of 3 Boys – FreeLife International – kids dino vitamins (Sept 30/US & Canada)
  • My Wee View – Squeak Me Shoes (Oct 2)
  • Momstart – Go Diego Go Arctic Rescue (Oct 5)
  • Momstart – Mad Monster Party (Oct 5)
  • Natural Mama Reviews – Piggy Paint 20$ gift certificate (Oct 6/US & Canada)
  • Bon Bon Cupcakes Leggings – 1 pair of ruffled leggings (Oct 10/US)
  • Simply Sweet Home – 5 O’Charley’s Kids Eat Free Coupons (Oct 11/US)
  • Momstart – The Sims 3 (Oct 19/US)
  • Momstart – Leap Frog Let’s Go to School DVD (Oct 19)
  • Momstart – Rockin Rollin and Ridin CD (Oct 19/US)


  • My Wee View – Baby Dry Goods – Splat Mat (Sept 25)
  • My Wee View – Pish Posh Mommy Stuff – Diaper bag/organizer (Sept 25)
  • In The Know Mom – Dante Beatrix little kid backpack (Sept 26/US)
  • My Wee View – Naturally Baby Diaper Cream (Sept 28)
  • My Wee View – mocobabies – Signing Flash Cards & Little Helper Signing Stickers (Sept 28)
  • Happily Blended – $25 Sprout Baby Gift Certficiate (Sept 30/US)
  • Momstart – Your Baby Can Read Starter Kit (Oct 19/US)
  • Momstart – Aden and Anias Swaddle Blanket (Oct 19/US)
  • Momstart – My Conservation Baby (Oct 19/US)


  • Mom Knows It All – Large Format Poster (Sept 23)
  • Chefdruck Musings – Healthy Beef Cookbook (Sept 25)
  • From Val’s Kitchen – Oscar Mayer Deli Creations (Sept 26)
  • Everything Up Close – Shoo-foo 100% Bamboo Towel (Sept 27/US & Canada)
  • Mom Knows It All – I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti (Sept 27/US)
  • From Val’s Kitchen – I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti (Sept 27/US)
  • Contest Corner – 18 x 24 Rolled Poster Print (Sept 27/US)
  • Everything Up Close – FoldTuk Collapsible Green Bakeware (Sept 28/US & Canada)
  • Simply Sweet Home – 18×24 Custom Poster Giveaway (Sept 28/US)
  • My Wee View – Custom Creations personsalized engraved family sign (Sept 28)
  • From Val’s Kitchen – Rubbermaid Take Along A Fun Lunch Set (Sept 28)
  • The Succulent Wife – Set of two hand-loomed silk pillow covers (Sept 30/US & Canada)
  • Mom Knows It All – Lysol Disinfecting Spray and Wipes (Sept 30)
  • Mom of 3 Boys – The Joyful Organizer: 1 Hour Consult ($100 value!) (Sept 30/US & Canada)
  • From Val’s Kitchen – Sara Lee Soft & Smooth Mini Bagels (Oct 2/US)
  • From Val’s Kitchen – Sara Lee Deli Creations (Oct 3)
  • Contest Corner – Ideal Sweetener Prize Pack (Oct 4/Cont US)
  • Playground for Parents – $30 Gift Certificate to Karen’s Cookies (Oct 9/US)
  • Natural Mama Reviews – Wall Talk Decorative wall quotes (Oct 10/US & Canada)
  • Becca’s Backyard – Tupperware FridgeSmart Containers Set (Oct 11)
  • Mom Knows It All – GE Appliance Giveaway (Nov 15)


  • Mom Knows It All – My Dog Bites The English Teacher (Sept 26/US)
  • Mom of 3 Boys – By the Book, caring for my kids (Sept 30/US & Canada)
  • Mom of 3 Boys – Dr. Susan’s Fit and Fun Family Action Plan (Sept 30/US & Canada)
  • Mom of 3 Boys – Happy About An Extra Hour a Day (Sept 30/US & Canada)
  • The All You Review – Silverstein & me: A Memoir by Marv Gold (Sept 30)
  • Chefdruck Musings – Chicken Soup for the Soul: Extraordinary Teens (Oct 2)
  • MomStart – The Jimmies CD & DVD (Oct 19/US)
  • MomStart – Yndico is Book and Song (Oct 19/US)


  • Change is underway at Holiday Inn with the biggest global relaunch in hospitality history. From power showers to signature bedding, signs of change are everywhere. To celebrate, the iconic hotel brand is “unlocking” the experience for travelers worldwide with its “Key to Change” promotion. Holiday Inn is inviting guests from around the world to enter to claim their “virtual key card” game prize. From September 14 through October 22, travelers can enter for a chance to win free nights at a newly relaunched Holiday Inn or Holiday Inn Express anywhere in the world. Winners are identified immediately and consumers can play more than once. Grand prize winners that possess the “master key” will win an all-expense paid trip to a Holiday Inn of their choice, anywhere in the world.
  • The LogMeIn FreeMeUp Giveaway is in full swing and there are 25 great prizes being awarded every week through October 27th. We’ve also launched the FreeMeUp Video Contest, where users can submit a video sharing their LogMeIn story. The entry with the most votes wins a new iPhone 3GS with a year of free service! Check out these great entries from a Hawaiian beach, a Montana mountain top, and a stay-at-home CEO here:
  • The latest weapon to help gamers take to the battlefields is the Xbox 360 Modern Warfare 2 Limited Edition Console coming out in November 2009. Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, the blockbuster sequel to the best selling first-person action game in history, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, was the inspiration for this console’s high-speed, low-drag, battle-ready design. NOTE: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is rated “Mature” (content that may be suitable for persons ages 17 and older due to intense violence, blood and gore, sexual content and/or strong language) by the ESRB. To celebrate the release of this limited edition console, we are giving away one Xbox 360 Modern Warfare 2 Limited Edition Console (with one Limited Edition Xbox 360 Elite Console, one copy of the standard edition of Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for Xbox 360, one detachable 250GB hard drive, and two black Xbox 360 wireless controllers), retail value $399.99. To enter, completely fill in the form at between September 18, 2009 and November 30, 2009. You must be at least 18 years old to enter and a resident of the United States. No group entries. Incomplete or incorrectly filled out entries will be disqualified. Complete contest rules may be found at
  • Hanapin is giving $16,000 in SEM prizes in 16 days! 108 people will be chosen at random to win an awesome Search Engine Marketing book, an audio CD book, a free trial membership to a search engine marketing related service or a full SEM review!
  • Send me to Fashion Week with Milk Sweepstakes – Win Round-Trip Airfaire and accommodations to New York City and 2 Tickets to the Carolina Herrera Fashion Show in February 2010. Follow us on Twitter @MilkMustache for a chance to win tickets to Fashion Week in 2010! Retweet #NYFashionWeekWithMilk to enter now through 10pm ET on Oct 14! See officials rules @ No Purchase necessary.
  • As part of its continuing efforts to help schools instill a life-long love of vegetables in children, the makers of Hidden Valley Salad Dressings have announced that as part of its fourth annual Love Your Veggiesâ„¢ grant program the company will also award one $10,000 grant to an elementary school through a special Twitter contest Sept. 21-Oct. 2 at @HVRanch. Elementary schools will be asked to tweet their 140 character application—which can include a link to a Web site or photo—to @HVRanch and then launch a re-tweet campaign for their chance to win. Full rules and regulations on the Twitter contest will be available at or starting Sept. 21, 2009.
  • Win the latest AK-47 Airsoft gun that was just released, along with a large TAG 8.4 V 1800 Battery, Battery Charger, and an Extreme Rage X-Ray Face Mask Goggle ($348.80 value). Check out the new AK-47 at
  • Do you LOVE to read and talk about books? We are looking for three new bloggers to join our amazing team of kids who love reading and are not afraid to tell everyone if they like or dislike a book and why! It’s our
    “So You Wanna Be a DogEared Blogger” Contest. The contest is open to kids ages 9-14. To enter, they need to read a book and submit a review (250 words or less) about it. We will take submissions until Nov. 16. Then we will post the top 10 on the site and let site visitors vote for their favorite from Dec. 2 – 10. From that, the top 3 winners will become DogEared bloggers, get bio and illustration on the site, gift card to bookstore, win an NG Kids Almanac and get to submit book reviews to us.
  • Klosterman Baking Company, a family-owned bakery headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, is launching a “Tweet for Savings” contest on September 21. The contest, which runs through September 25, 2009, will be
    held online at and will offer consumers the chance to win free Klosterman Bread products. A type of virtual trivia game, the “Tweet For Savings” contest encourages consumers to follow Klosterman Baking Company on Twitter at From September 21 through September 25, five trivia questions will be posted daily and the first follower to Direct Tweet @KlostermanBread with the correct answer to the question will win a coupon for free Klosterman products redeemable at their local grocery store.


About the Author: Kailani:
Owner of An Island Life. A flight attendant and mother to 3 beautiful girls. . . living a blessed life in Hawaii.
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One Response to “Hot Links of the Week – Sept 23rd”
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    icefairy says:

    Thanks for the Linky!
    Everyone’s welcome to use my Linky (updated daily)
    .-= icefairy´s last blog ..Let’s Play Giveaway #19: Build-A-Bear 5 Winners =-.


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