It’s A Pillow, It’s A Pet, It’s A Pillow Pet Giveaway!

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“Since 2003, Pillow Pets have been bringing smiles to the faces of all ages. The concept for the snuggly companions was the brainchild of a San Diego-based mother of two, who had grown tired of picking up stuffed animals strewn across her children’s rooms. What began with the simple goal of transforming a simple stuffed animal into a functional item for children has grown into an amazing jungle of popular retail and wholesale products.”
Pillow Pets are now available in a variety of fun pets, jungle animals, farm critters, even sea creatures – 20+ different animals to choose from. Pillow Pets are great for nap time, great for bed time and just a lot of fun during playtime. Easy to take on the road so your child can enjoy them in the car or even on a plane. Pillow Pets are machine washable and very durable so they will last through plenty of play and even through messes and spills.”

Pillow Pets have become a huge deal in our house! Our three year old granddaughter hasn’t gone a day in the past year with out loving her Purple Fluffy Bunny, or napping with her Patriotic Pup. Now she takes her newest love, Magical Unicorn (pictured below) with her almost every where she goes.
When it comes to loving Pillow Pets – she is so not alone. Pillow Pets are super cute, really soft and comfy to lay on. Making it easy for kids of all ages to love!

The nice people at Pillow Pets would like to give one reader the chance to win the Pillow Pet of their choice listed below. To enter this giveaway, visit the Pillow Pets website and then comment with your favorite web site feature. One winner will be chosen and contacted by email on April 16, 2011.

Ms. Lady Bug
Magical Unicorn
Comfy Panda
Playful Penguin
Buzzing Bumble Bee
Squeaky Dolphin
Silly Monkey
Snuggly Puppy

New – Promo Code for my readers: Right now all of the 8 Pillow Pets listed above are on sale 20% off – at $19.99. But Five Dollar Shake readers are able to save an additional 20% off the sale price (40% off the original price of $24.99) when using the promo code ” BLOGGER “. This is valid from today through 4/10/11.

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I was provided with a free product by Pillow Pets for the purpose of writing this review/ giveaway. No type of monetary compensation was received. The opinions expressed are all mine. Contest is open to U.S. residents only.

My Baby Clothes Boutique $25 Giveaway

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If there is one thing I’ve learned over the years, it’s that most people love to shop for baby clothes. Cute, ruffly, unique, fun baby clothes. If you are like most people, then I have a fabulous web site to share with you! But be prepared – you just might be overwhelmed with cuteness! MyBabyClothesBoutique.com is a mom- owned boutique that offers the most unique, most adorable and highest quality clothes and accessories available. For little boys, or little girls, My Baby Clothes Boutique carries everything you need to dress a little one from top to bottom. All at affordable prices.

Adorable Baby clothes

Baby headbands & Tutus!

Even Baby hats!

Shop: My Baby Clothes Boutique for all your baby and toddler shopping needs. Think Easter!

Win : One Five Dollar Shake reader will win a $25 gift certificate to My Baby Clothes Boutique.
To be entered simply leave a comment below saying who you would spend the $25 on. One winner will be chosen and contacted by email on March 31, 2011.

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Free Little Scholastic Book

Get a free Little Scholastic book when you buy one Gerber Graduates Smart Sips dairy beverage, Graduates Yogurt blends snack, or Gerber Yogurt blends product.

Offer good through 11/30 while supplies last.

Thanks, Deal Seeking Mom !

Safety 1st Complete Air Car Seat, Review & Giveaway

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With another Mother’s Day just behind us I can’t help but think of all the nice gifts we receive as mom’s. But no jewelry, flowers or trips to the spa could be more of a gift then knowing our children are safe. That is why when I had the opportunity to review a Safety 1st Complete Air Convertible Car Seat, I took it very seriously. This is not a product I am willing to just kick out a fast review on. I have to feel 100% behind some thing so important. That is why I used the Safety 1st Complete Air Convertible Car Seat for over two months before attempting to write this review.

Safety 1st brings revolutionary Air Protect™ Side Impact Technology to your family with the Complete Air™ Convertible Car Seat. As a convertible car seat, the Complete Air™ will keep your child protected through two separate stages: from 5-40 pounds as a rear-facing infant car seat and from 22-50 pounds as a forward-facing toddler car seat. With up-front harness adjustment and one click LATCH system, you’ll appreciate the convenience features offered by the Complete Air™ Convertible Car Seat just as much as the added safety.

The Safety 1st Air Protect Car Seat was very easy to install and along with top of the line safety features is also holding up when it comes to durability, comfort, and longevity. Made of the highest quality, this is an outstanding car seat. At first I was a bit concerned of our little one feeling too restricted by the air filled side cushions surrounding her head but that has not been the case at all. Becca seems to be very comfortable and enjoys riding in this car seat. Which is a great feeling for us. It’s such a comfort knowing this car seat will keep her safe until she reaches 50 pounds.

Safety 1st is also on top of keeping infants safe when it comes to car seats. Their new OnBoard 35 Air Protect Infant Car Seat brings revolutionary protection to infants all the way from a tiny 4 to a full 35 pounds.

# Featuring Air Protect™ revolutionary side impact technology
# Immediately reduces side impact forces through the precise release of air
# Extended use from a tiny 4 to a full 35 pounds
# 17% more leg room than most infant car seats
# Customizable insert and low harness slots make the seat ideal for preemies and adjustable for growing babies
# Carry Curve™ Handle features ergonomic design
# Base Belt Lock easily secures your vehicle seat belt during installation
# One Click LATCH installation system
# Styles: Silver Leaf (Black/Gray), Rio Grande (Green/Brown), Ella (Pink/Gray), McKenna (Black/Gray)
# MSRP: $179.99 at Babies”R”Us and Target

The generous people at Safety 1st have given me the opportunity to giveaway an OnBoard 35 Air Protect Infant Car Seat to one lucky family. Enter to win by visiting the Safety 1st website. Watch the video and take a look around. Then return here and leave a comment on this entry saying something you have learned. (this is mandatory)
One winner will be chosen by Random.org on Monday May 31, 2010 and contacted by email. The winner will have 48 hours to respond before another winner will be chosen.

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Baby Blanket Music, Coupon Code & Giveaway

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Created by Josh Rutt, New York-based teacher, composer and performer, Baby Blanket Music was developed under the guidance of a wide range of doctors, teachers and child development specialists. As his closest friends began having children, Rutt carefully observed and participated in their babies’ development. He soon discovered that there was room for improvement in the quality of baby music that was currently available on the market. As a result, Rutt set out to create a distinctive line of music designed to appeal to babies, parents and grandparents alike. As a student of music his whole life with a dynamic career focused on working with children, the development of Baby Blanket Music came naturally.

Baby Blanket Music – a collection of albums featuring unique, soothing lullaby arrangements of favorite songs from an array of well-known stars. Billy Joel, Elton John, John Mayer and Simon & Garfunkel are among the artists whose hit songs and familiar melodies are featured in the collection.

Designed to soothe baby while enhancing the enjoyment and cognition of music, Baby Blanket Music features familiar baby sounds like vibraphones and music boxes paired with a full medley of richer, more classical instruments including strings, woodwinds, pianos, harps and soft percussion. Together, these instrumental arrangements create gentle textures that are calming and enjoyable to ears of any age.

I recently had the pleasure of enjoying Baby Blanket Music with my granddaughter. It was a such a lovely experience to listen to while I rocked her to sleep. Since that night, when ever I hear Simon & Garfunkel’s Homeward Bound it brings a smile to my face and the memory of her drifting off to sleep on shoulder.

Buy it:
Baby Blanket Music is available at select retailers in the U.S. and online at www.babyblanketmusic.com .
Recommended retail for each of the CD’s (Baby Billy Joel, Baby Elton John, Baby John Mayer and Baby Simon & Garfunkel) is $14.99. Remember to use coupon code “five dollar shake 2010″ at check out to receive a 20% discount when buying online!

Win it:
You also have the chance to win the Baby Blanket Music CD of your choice here on my blog! All you have to do is visit BabyBlanketMusic.com and take a look around and then leave me a comment saying what artist or band you would like to hear on a future Baby Blanket Music CD. One winner will be chosen and contacted by email on May 27, 2010.

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Thank you and good luck!

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Bored Inc., Review & Giveaway

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Being Bored never looked so cute! As soon as I saw this cute little shop I fell in love. The characters and items are just beyond adorable. Whether you are a Stinky Poo or Cute as a Cupcake Bored Inc. has some thing fun for you. Onesies, tote bags, accessories, wall decals, and tees. Plenty of fun for the whole family!

Let me tell you a little bit about Bored Inc.
Bored Inc., is owned & operated by a mother & daughter team based out of Los Angeles.
Their goal is to create products that make everyday life a little bit cuter! Their art is inspired by their love of super cute Japanese character art. Their products are simple, unique, colorful and over all too cute.
Bored Inc. is also extremely customer friendly and offer out standing customer service. Which is not always the case when shopping online.

One look and I fell for Bored Inc.’s super cute TokyoBunnie! TokyoBunnie; a super kawaii, Harajuku inspired bunny. I had the pleasure with the help of my daughter and her BFF to review a handful of TokyoBunnie items and a couple of TokyoBunnie Tee’s. The items, including the Tees are just as cute in person as they look online and their quality does not disappoint. It was nice to see the girls fall in love with TokyoBunnie as fast as I did! They were quick to add the fun pins and decals to their backpacks and folders and then couldn’t wait to wear their matching cute TokyoBunnie Tees.

You can shop the dozens of cute Bored Inc. products online or any of the locations here.

Bored Inc. is also offering one of my readers the chance to win a Bored Inc. product of their choice. To be entered all you have to do is visit the Bored Inc. website and then leave a comment saying which Bored Inc. character is your favorite. One winner will be chosen and contacted by email on May 3, 2010.

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