Back 2 School Amazon-a-thon Giveaway Hop Ends 8/9 #B2SAAT


A Jewel In The Making is hosting with Going Crazy!! Wanna Go??!! the Back 2 School Amazon-a-thon giveaway hop. Enter to win from August 2nd until August 9th, 2012. Here you have multiple chances to win an Amazon code worth $5 or more. That’s right!  Each blogger is giving you a chance to win an Amazon code!!! How sweet is that?!

We are in the middle of summer and schools are going to be starting in a month or so. Schools supplies are starting to hit the front pages of sales ads. It’s (almost) time to think about what the kids will need for school and hopefully winning an Amazon code with help with any back to school shopping.

Game On Mom is awarding one lucky winner with a $10 Amazon gift code! So get to work on that Rafflecopter! Good luck! [Read more…]

Are You Loving the New Dallas on TNT? Win a Dallas Quickie Book!

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By now, you probably know that TNT has brought back everyone’s favorite guilty pleasure, Dallas.  The new incarnation features the characters we love (in some cases, love to hate), like JR, Bobby, and Sue Ellen, and also introduces a new generation of troublemakers/Ewings, like John Ross and Christopher.  Delivering all of the secrets, betrayal, family drama, and romance we expect from the Ewing clan, the new Dallas is sure to captivate both old and new fans alike.  My favorite part?  The theme song.  It hooks me every time. [Read more…]

Dyson DC24 Cleaner Home Giveaway Event


The Dyson DC24 Cleaner Home Giveaway Event hosted by Mom Powered Media: Iowa-MomPowered by Mom and Real Mom Reviews is now open to bloggers!

Cost is $5 or free with announcement post. See bloggers wanted post for more details.

Prize: Dyson DC24 All Floors Vacuum (retail value $399)

Open to: Worldwide (note – if a winner is selected outside of the US, they will be responsible for shipping costs and fees added by their country).

The event dates: August 3 –  24

Link options are: Email, RSS, Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon and Pinterest.

What is required to join? 

  • Fill out this form with your information!
  • You will receive an email from me on or around August 1st you will receive another email from me with the html code for publishing the giveaway.  Note it is required that you publish the giveaway html in full to be included in this event.

Referral prize: The two bloggers who refer the most bloggers and businesses to join will receive $20 via paypal or amazon e-code.

Bloggers Wanted for Nexus 7 Giveaway Event!

Bloggers wanted for Nexus 7 Giveaway Event


The Nexus 7 Giveaway Event

hosted by Mom Powered Media


Prize: Nexus 7 Tablet

The event dates: 8/16 – 9/6

Sign-Up Here: Bloggers Wanted


Prize Coffee Cake Recipe

Prize Coffee Cake

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Prize Coffee Cake Recipe
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This recipe is super easy and delicious. I've been known to double the amount of topping--I like it sweet!
Serves: 9
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1½ cups sifted flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp melted butter
  • ½ cup chopped nuts (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 375º.
  2. Cream sugar, shortening, and egg.
  3. Stir in milk.
  4. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir into mixture.
  5. Spread half of the batter in a greased 8 in. square pan.
  6. Sprinkle with half of the topping.
  7. Add remaining batter.
  8. Top with remaining topping.
  9. Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  10. Eat warm or let it cool!