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Giveaway: Box Tops for Education Prize Pack

I have a stack of box tops waiting to head to Burke and Maggie’s school – the Parent Advisory Committee (of which I’m treasurer) collects them. I think this year alone, we’ve earned over $500 through box tops! (Hm. I should probably know the exact number as treasurer, but I don’t have that in front of me right now…) Anyway – it’s FREE money for the school if you get the parents involved. Who doesn’t want free money??

I can’t even believe all the stuff Box Tops for Education through MyBlogSpark sent to me! And all of it – of course – has box tops that I can use for Burke and Maggie’s school! Everything fit in this super-huge Ziploc bag (seriously, you could fit a comforter in this thing). In no particular order: Hi-Lighters, ZooPals funtensils, Avery NoteTabs, Avery PocketTabs, Avery Name Tags, a USB thumb drive, a tumbler (that is perfect for my iced tea!), Hefty paper (well, not-really-paper) plates, Hefty plastic cups, Ziploc freezer bags, Ziploc Twist ‘n Loc containers, a Golden Grahams bar, a Box Tops car decal, a Box Tops magnet, a packet (not pictured because I forgot) of Land O Lakes coupons, a box (not pictured because I put it away and forgot about it) of cereal, and two (not pictured because I already ate them) Chex Mix single-serve bags.

Guess what? I get to give one of these prize packs away!!!

Here’s the official blurb they provided:

Since 1996, schools have earned more than $375 million through Box Tops for Education, a program that allows you to give back to your local school.  With Box Tops coupons available on over 250 products, it’s easy to start clipping and collecting to help local schools in need. Keep an eye out for Box Tops and start your own collection today. You can also earn eBox Tops by shopping online through the Box Tops Marketplace and be sure to check out the BTFE website to find out what your school’s goal is!

To Enter to Win the Prize Pack:

There are multiple ways to enter. Only one of the ways to enter is mandatory, all of the others are optional – you do not have to do all of them to be entered!

You have until Midnight on Wednesday, April  27th to enter. The winner will be posted on Thursday the 28th.

Mandatory – 1 entry:

  • Does your school collect Box Tops?

Optional – 1 entry each:

  • What’s your favorite Box Top item?
  • Tweet about this post and leave a comment with a direct link to it.

Optional – 2 entries:

  • Blog about this post and leave a comment with a direct link to your post.

Giveaway: Parfait Delights!

Sorry, this giveaway is now CLOSED.

“You know what ELSE everybody likes? Parfaits! Have you ever met a person, you say, ‘Let’s get some parfait,’ they say, ‘Hell no, I don’t like no parfait’?
Parfaits are delicious!” ~Donkey

MyBlogSpark and Yoplait sent me a Chocolate scented votive candle, an insulated tote an aromatherapy eye pillow, and a coupon for free Yoplait Parfaits.

I went out and got the Crème Caramel with my free coupon…and then noticed the Chocolate Raspberry, so I got those as well (*blush*). The Crème Caramel is fantastic. It’s almost too rich to eat (please note the almost ;) ). If you’re a fan of caramel, I’d highly recommend checking these out.

(Fair warning: I had to chuck the candle…that fake chocolate smell turned my stomach a bit…and smells *nothing* like the parfaits themselves.)

The Blurb from Yopliat:

When dessert cravings call, do you jump at the chance to satisfy your sweet tooth but cringe at the thought of how it might affect your waistline? Yoplait® Delights™ can help you say goodbye to post-dessert guilt and hello to a new indulgence with two delicious new flavors of Yoplait Delights – Chocolate Éclair and Cherry Cheesecake.

Each parfait has two luscious layers that pack a double dose of rich and creamy yogurt with 100 calories and 1.5 grams of fat per serving!

Other unique Yoplait Delights flavor combinations available in stores now include, Chocolate Raspberry, Crème Caramel, Triple Berry Crème, and Lemon Torte. Yoplait Delights offers a taste experience unlike any other and an indulgent escape for any time of the day.

Don’t forget to visit Yoplait on Facebook or Yoplait on Twitter and “Like” or “Follow” the brand to keep up with the latest news on your favorite Yoplait products.

In addition, you can visit http://www.myblogspark.com/uc/main/c7a4/ to download a printable coupon for $0.50 towards the purchase of Yoplait Delights parfait yogurt today!

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To Enter to Win the Parfait Delights:

MyBlogSpark is providing the Chocolate scented votive candle, an insulated tote an aromatherapy eye pillow, and a coupon for free Yoplait Parfaits for me to offer to you!

There are multiple ways to enter. Only one of the ways to enter is mandatory, all of the others are optional – you do not have to do all of them to be entered!

You have until Midnight on Monday, February 14th to enter. The winner will be posted on Tuesday the 16th.

Mandatory – 1 entry:

  • What flavor would you like to try? (Check out the website to see all the flavors.)

Optional – 1 entry each:

  • Was there a moment in your life where you could have used an indulgent escape without worrying about your waistline?
  • Twitter about this post and leave a comment with a direct link to your tweet.

Optional – 2 entries:

  • Blog about this post and leave a comment with a direct link to your post.

Giveaway: Picnic Party!

Sorry, this giveaway is now CLOSED.

MyBlogSpark and Yoplait sent me a picnic cooler, picnic blanket, and a coupon for free Yoplait Splitz.

We had a BLAST having a picnic on the blanket (that rolls up nicely for easy carrying). We haven’t used the cooler yet, but that’s because we’ve only been picnicking in the back yard so far…but it’s really well made and I can’t wait to put it to good use. (I can see this being handy on trips back from the grocery store on very hot days…)

I went out and got the Strawberry Banana Split Yoplait Splitz with my free coupon. It was devoured within hours of when I got it home. And upon finishing, Burke said, “Mom! Can we get MORE?!” Apparently, this is a big hit in our house :)

I think my next purchase will be the Rainbow Sherbet … that I’ll put in the freezer and take out after the kids are in bed ;)

The Blurb from Yopliat:

Now you can drive past your local sweet shop without looking back. Yoplait Splitz is the new yogurt that tastes like a sundae. Providing all of the goodness of 100% real yogurt, Yoplait Splitz is a good source of calcium and vitamin D. With no artificial flavors or sweeteners and no high fructose corn syrup, this 90 calorie dessert is the treat your family craves.

For an even “cooler” experience, just pop a Yoplait Splitz in the freezer and in a few hours you can enjoy a cool, creamy cup of authentic frozen yogurt. Available in three delicious flavor combinations including Strawberry Sundae, Strawberry Banana Split, and Rainbow Sherbet, Yoplait Splitz is sure to have your family screaming for more.

Don’t forget to visit Yoplait on Facebook or Yoplait on Twitter and “Like” or “Follow” the brand to keep up with the latest news on your favorite Yoplait products.

In addition, you can visit http://www.myblogspark.com/uc/main/7b3a/ to download a printable coupon for $0.75 off any flavor Yoplait Splitz today!

*This coupon offer for a free pack of Yoplait Splitz is not valid in some states, including California, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, New Jersey, Nevada, North Dakota and Tennessee.

To Enter to Win the Picnic Party:

MyBlogSpark is providing the picnic cooler, picnic blanket, and coupon for free Yoplait for me to offer to you!

There are multiple ways to enter. Only one of the ways to enter is mandatory, all of the others are optional – you do not have to do all of them to be entered!

You have until Midnight on Thursday, August 26th to enter. The winner will be posted on Friday the 27th.

Mandatory – 1 entry:

  • What flavor of Splitz would you like to try?

Optional – 1 entry each:

  • What’s your favorite thing to bring on a picnic?
  • Twitter about this post and leave a comment with a direct link to your tweet.

Optional – 2 entries:

  • Blog about this post and leave a comment with a direct link to your post.

Giveaway and a Chance to Win a Hybrid Car!

Sorry, this giveaway is now CLOSED.
I’ve been meaning to start using reusable shopping bags at the grocery store. We do need the plastic ones for cleaning up kitty litter and various other things, but we have those coming out the wazoo right now, and I’m sure if we get low, there’s no law that says I HAVE to use my reusable shopping bags each time. This offer from Stop & Shop may just be the push I need to start!
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The wonderful people from MyBlogSpark, General Mills, and Stop & Shop have provided me with a $20 Stop & Shop Gift Card to give to one of you!
…AND…

This month, Stop & Shop is paying homage to Mother Earth by offering you the chance to win one of two 2010 eco-friendly Hybrid cars!

Here is how it works:
From April 16-29, buy 5 participating General Mills items (listed below) with your Stop & Shop card, use a reusable shopping bag and you’ll automatically be entered to win. There are two different sets of participating General Mills items for each week of the promotion (participating brands listed below). No purchase is necessary. You can also enter without making a purchase by completing an official entry form at your local Stop & Shop store. There are two 2010 Hybrid cars up for grabs, and the more you buy the better your chances are to win! Limit one entry per visit. Open to residents of MA, RI, CT, NH, NJ, NY, MD, DE, VA or DC and individuals at least 18 years old. For details about the sweepstakes, see in store for complete rules.

Participating  General Mills Items

Week 1, April 16-22 Week 2, April 23-29
  • Cascadian Farms Cereal
  • Cascadian Farms Frozen Vegetables
  • Progresso Light, Reduced Sodium and High Fiber Soups
  • Betty Crocker Specialty Potatoes
  • Betty Crocker Boxed Muffins
  • Betty Crocker Cookie Pouch
  • Nature Valley Crunchy, Sweet & Salty,Trail Mix and Yogurt Bars
  • Nature Valley Granola Nut Clusters
  • General Mills Fiber One Chewy Bars
  • Betty Crocker Gushers, Fruit Shapes, Fruit by the Foot or Fruit Rollups
  • Green Giant Valley Fresh Steamers
  • Yo-Pus, Yoplait Fiber One or Yoplait Delights Multi Pack
  • Yoplait Original, Light, Thick & Creamy, Light Thick & Creamy or Whips
  • Pillsbury Grands Biscuits
  • Totino’s Pizza Rolls 90 Ct.
  • Cheerios 18 Oz
  • Cinnamon Toast Crunch 24.9 Oz
  • Honey Nut Cheerios 25.25 Oz
  • Kix 18 Oz
  • Lucky Charms 24 Oz
  • Multigrain Cheerios 16.2 Oz
  • Cascadian Farms Cereal
  • Green Giant Vegetables
  • Nature Valley Crunchy or Sweet & Salty Granola Bars
  • Green Giant Boxed Vegetables or Prepared Vegetables, Simple Steam Seasoned Vegetables or Rices
  • Green Giant Wanchai Ferry Entrees
  • Yoplait Frozen Smoothies
  • Totino’s Pizza Rolls
  • Pillsbury Savorings
  • Fiber One Muffins
  • Pillsbury Crescent Rolls
  • Pillsbury Sweet Rolls
  • Yoplait Greek Style Yogurt
  • Yoplait Kid Multi Pack
  • Cheerios 14 Oz
  • Cocoa Puffs 16.5 Oz
  • Honey Nut Cheerios 17 Oz
  • Lucky Charms 16 oz
  • Multigrain Cheerios 12.8 Oz
  • Reeses Peanut Butter Puffs 18 Oz

To Enter to Win the $20 Stop & Shop Gift Card:

MyBlogSpark is providing a $20 Stop & Shop Gift Card for me to offer to you!

There are multiple ways to enter. Only one of the ways to enter is mandatory, all of the others are optional – you do not have to do all of them to be entered!

You have until Midnight on Tuesday, April 20th to enter. The winner will be posted on Wednesday the 21st.

Mandatory – 1 entry:

  • Do you regularly use reusable bags? And if so, how do you remember to a) put them back in your car and b) bring them back into the store? Also, what’s the best kind? (roll-up vs. canvas…etc.)

Optional – 1 entry each:

  • Are you going to enter to win the hybrid car? If so, which product from above will you be stocking up on?
  • Twitter about this post and leave a comment with a direct link to your tweet.

Optional – 2 entries:

  • Blog about this post and leave a comment with a direct link to your post.
Week 1, April 16-22 Week 2, April 23-29
Cascadian Farms Cereal Cascadian Farms Cereal
Cascadian Farms Frozen Vegetables
Green Giant Vegetables
Progresso Light, Reduced Sodium and High Fiber Soups Nature Valley Crunchy or Sweet & Salty Granola Bars
Betty Crocker Specialty Potatoes Green Giant Boxed Vegetables or Prepared Vegetables, Simple Steam Seasoned Vegetables or Rices
Betty Crocker Boxed Muffins
Green Giant Wanchai Ferry Entrees
Betty Crocker Cookie Pouch
Yoplait Frozen Smoothies
Nature Valley Crunchy, Sweet & Salty,Trail Mix and Yogurt Bars
Totino’s Pizza Rolls
Nature Valley Granola Nut Clusters
Pillsbury Savorings
General Mills Fiber One Chewy Bars
Fiber One Muffins
Betty Crocker Gushers, Fruit Shapes, Fruit by the Foot or Fruit Rollups
Pillsbury Crescent Rolls
Green Giant Valley Fresh Steamers
Pillsbury Sweet Rolls
Yo-Pus, Yoplait Fiber One or Yoplait Delights Multi Pack
Yoplait Greek Style Yogurt
Yoplait Original, Light, Thick & Creamy, Light Thick & Creamy or Whips
Yoplait Kid Multi Pack
Pillsbury Grands Biscuits
Cheerios 14 Oz
Totino’s Pizza Rolls 90 Ct.
Cocoa Puffs 16.5 Oz
Cheerios 18 Oz
Honey Nut Cheerios 17 Oz
Cinnamon Toast Crunch 24.9 Oz
Lucky Charms 16 oz
Honey Nut Cheerios 25.25 Oz
Multigrain Cheerios 12.8 Oz
Kix 18 Oz
Reeses Peanut Butter Puffs 18 Oz
Lucky Charms 24 Oz
Multigrain Cheerios 16.2 Oz

Giveaway: $10 Stop & Shop Gift Card

Sorry, this giveaway is now CLOSED.

The wonderful people from MyBlogSpark have provided me with a $10 Stop & Shop Gift Card to give to one of you!

Stop & Shop is offering a great Back to School promotion, where you can save on both groceries and gas!

This Back-to-School Saving Event is taking place at Stop & Shop stores
September 4-10.

Here is how it works:
General Mills and Stop & Shop are teaming up to give families a great way to stock up and save as they gear up for back to school.

Here’s why you should shop at Stop & Shop’s big Back to School Event.

  1. Great sale pricing on the participating General Mills brands:
    Cheerios, Lucky Charms, Reeses Puffs, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cookie Crisp Sprinkles, Cookie Crisp, Fruit Snacks, Old El Paso Dinner Kits, Pillsbury Strudel, Pillsbury Scrambles, Green Giant Boxed Vegetables, Yoplait Yo-Plus Multi-Pack, Fiber One Yogurt Multi-Pack, Pillsbury Refrigerated Cookies, Pillsbury Crescent Rolls, Pillsbury Sweet Rolls and Yoplait Delights.
  2. Additional savings for you or your school, depending on which Stop & Shop location you shop

If your Stop & Shop store sells gas

  • Buy four (4) participating General Mills items and you’ll automatically earn 100 points on your Stop & Shop card
  • For every 100 points earned, you’ll save 10¢ per gallon of gas (Please note: Total discount cannot exceed price per gallon)
  • Just swipe your Stop & Shop Card at the pump to redeem your Gas Rewards

If your Stop & Shop store doesn’t sell gas

  • For those Stop & Shop locations without gas stations, don’t worry – you’re not left out of the savings – if you buy five (5) participating General Mills products, you will receive 20 Bonus Box Tops for your school

MyBlogSpark is providing a $10 Stop & Shop Gift Card for me to offer to you!
Because the sale ends on the 10th, this is going to be a short giveaway period so I can try to get the card to you before the sale is over.

To Enter:

There are multiple ways to enter. Only one of the ways to enter is mandatory, all of the others are optional – you do not have to do all of them to be entered!

You have until Midnight on Saturday, September 5th to enter. The winner will be posted on Sunday the 6th. If you get your address to me before Monday morning, there’s a good chance the gift card will get to you before the Stop & Shop sale ends.

Mandatory – 1 entry:

  • Tell me, does the Stop & Shop around you have a gas station – and do you use it?

Optional – 1 entry each:

  • Tell me the most money you’ve ever saved at a grocery store (and how!).
  • Twitter about this post and leave a comment with a direct link to your tweet.

Optional – 2 entries:

  • Blog about this post and leave a comment with a direct link to your post.
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