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Monday, December 21, 2009

Prize Goal C and C fun - HP TouchSmart 600 Giveaways

As I've discussed, my niece and nephew are growing up with a strong geek influences. At 3 and 5, they are pretty good with a mouse... but they'd be even further empowered WITH A TOUCH PANEL.   I was quite excited to find that five of the bloggers from BlogHer.com were each giving away one of these awesome computers:
  1. Kelly’s Korner at http://kellyskornerreviews.blogspot.com/2009/12/hey-who-wants-to-win-free-computer.html 
  2. A Year of Slow Cooking at http://totallytogetherreviews.blogspot.com/2009/12/hp-touchsmart-computer-review-and-give.htm;
  3. My Charming Kids at http://mckgiveaways.blogspot.com/2009/12/hp-touchsmart-giveaway.html
  4. The NieNie Dialogues at http://nienie-reviews.blogspot.com/2009/12/hp-touchsmart-giveaway_09.html
  5. BooMama at http://boomama.net/hp-touchsmart-600-giveaway/

Having had Compaq/HP computers for more years than I care to count, starting with my Compaq Portable (that's right, not the II or III, but the original) that I took to Lehigh with me in the mid-80s, I am confident that they are tough enough to take anything abuse C&C can dish out.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

WIN REPORT - Week ending 12/19

I got two notifications this week.  Nothing huge, but nothing to sneeze at either:
  •  Your entry in the WeShop “Consumer Power” Sweepstakes has been selected as a Weekly Prize winner! It is our pleasure to inform you that you have won: $100 awarded in the form of a check

  • Because you accepted the invitation from ____ on Facebook to join the wimgo Christmas Club, you have won a $100 VISA gift card!
Upon hearing the news, my sister (aka C&C's mommy) declared, "Should we call you Madame C-note?"  For her witty retort, she earns a shout out for her blog, "Sue's Low Frills Zone" http://suesweeps.blogspot.com

Monday, December 14, 2009

Prize Goal C and C fun - Sid the Science Guy

My niece and nephew are geeks. Their mom has dual degrees in Chemical Engineering and Computer Science. Their father is a Ceramics Engineer who teaches high school Physics. Aunt ML is a database admin for an environmental consulting firm, so I'm no help in counterbalancing the inherent geekiness of their parents. It comes as no surprise that Sid the Science Guy on PBS is one of their favorite shows.

Needless to say, I was quite excited to see this evening that blog "Bullfrogs & Butterflies Baby" is hosting a giveway for the new Sid the Science Kid Plush Talkin' Sid this week.


Saturday, December 5, 2009

Prize Goal - C and C fun -- SweetPea3 MP3 player

My Liege (CZM) is already attached to his mom's iPod  and I fear for it all the time.  Before he and his sister, Princess Peanut (CFM), start fighting over it (and break it) I think I'm going to have to invest some Auntie Claus dollars in one of these indestructible mp3 players... assuming I cannot manage to win one from GoGrahamGo of course.

To learn more about the SweetPea3 M3 player, go to http://www.sweetpeatoyco.com
To enter to win, go to http://www.gograhamgo.com/2009/12/tunes-for-your-tot-this-christmas-here.html

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Prize Goal - C and C Fun - Disney Bundle

One of my other favorite things to win are prizes I can use to surprise my niece (CFM, Princess Peanut) and my nephew (CZM, My Liege) with treats any random time I wish.   To that end, I was excited to see the Disney bundle that the Dancing Hot Dogs are giving away including:   
  • games for the DS like Christmas Carol, Jonas, Tinker Bell Toy Treasure,  
  • shirt, 
  • Toy Story Wii game, and 
  • Disney Sing It!

Check it out at http://www.dancinghotdogs.com/?p=1437

Friday, November 27, 2009

Prize Goal - Soda Stream Fountain Jet Starter Kit #2

Oh yeah... blogger Riding with Jessica has one too as part of her Christmas Best of the Best Bash.  This one runs through 11/30.  I cannot wait to try making cherry water to rival my addiction from one of the local grocery chains.

If you see a Soda Stream contest that I have not blogged about, please post a comment.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Prize Goal - Soda Stream Fountain Jet Starter Kit

As sweepers, we go through cycles where there is a prize we are craving to win  Lately, for me, that's been a Soda Stream Fountain Jet Starter Kit.  Every couple of weeks, another blogger seems to be giving one away.   Tonight I saw that Sweeps4Bloggers has one posted which ends 12/2... so now the hoop jumping begins:  tweeting, friending, blogging,  

Feel free to jump in the pool with me.  The link to this sweeps is http://sweeps4bloggers.blogspot.com/2009/11/soda-stream.html .