Scooby Doo Music of the Vampire Sweepstakes, Review, & Giveaway

This giveaway has ended. Congratulations to the winner, comment #8: Tess. The Pump It Up/Warner Home Video sweepstakes continues until April 30, 2012. Sweepstakes Pump It Up and Warner Home Video have partnered up to host a sweepstakes celebrating the March 13, 2012 release of Scooby Doo! Music of the Vampire on dvd and Blu-ray. […]

Baby Banz Review and Giveaway

It’s only April but we’ve already experienced a couple weeks of summertime here in Chicago. The warm weather usually reminds me that I need to start shopping for summer items like shorts, swimsuits, sand toys, and sunglasses. I recently read a very informative article on that says that until kids are about 10, the […]

Tiny Prints Invitation Giveaway

I’m willing to bet the odds are pretty good you’ve had a baby shower thrown for you in the past (since I assume most of my readers have children or even grandchildren). If you haven’t had one, you’ve likely been to one and you know the invitation is the key to everything. It tells you […]

Couture Fluff Review & Giveaway

Couture Fluff Review & Giveaway Shortly after my first son was born I attended the Nursing Moms Network, a group for breastfeeding mothers, for the first time. In addition to getting tons of support and advice about breastfeeding and parenting in general, I was also introduced to an incredible group of moms and cloth diapers. […]

Mother’s Helpers Giveaway

I’m so excited to offer another giveaway today! Family outings are fantastic, but there are times when you just can’t bring the kids along, whether it’s because you have to work, run errands, or just need a day or evening away. Mother’s Helpers contacted me and they’d like to offer a great prize to help […]

Volo Auto Museum Giveaway

I recently posted about our experience at Volo Auto Museum, where we saw awesome cars from the Blues Brothers, the Ghostbusters, Back to the Future, plus Lightning McQueen and the Truckosaurus. Check out the Volo post if you missed it and then enter to win a pair of tickets! Kids under 5 are free and […]

Giveaway – Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream

Disney On Ice Presents Dare to Dream Giveaway **This giveaway is now closed! Congratulations to Joelle! Did you read my previous post about all the fun we had at Disney On Ice Presents Dare to Dream? I know you want your family to experience it too! Use the promo code below for a great deal […]

Just Peachy Photography Review & Giveaway

Just Peachy Photography – Review and Giveaway We recently had the awesome opportunity to meet Erika Williams, the woman behind the camera at Just Peachy Photography, and have her photograph our family. I’m so excited to share all the details about our experience and share some adorable pictures with you, but let me give you […]

Mokena JumpZone Giveaway

Mokena JumpZone Giveaway Yay! I’ve got a great prize to give away today! Mokena JumpZone is offering a free 10-kid weekend party (valued at $195) to one lucky winner! All you have to do to enter is check out my blog post about Mokena JumpZone and let me know what inflatable you think your kid […]

Happy Feet Two: The Videogame Review and Giveaway

I was recently given the opportunity to test out the new Happy Feet Two videogame for Nintendo Wii and give one away to one of you! First read about the great video contest from Pump It Up and Happy Feet and then read my review and enter to win a game of your own. Pump […]

Tiny Prints Giveaway

About a month ago I wrote a post about holiday cards from Tiny Prints and now I have 50 Christmas or holiday cards to give away to one of you! Stop by Tiny Prints Christmas collection to see all the great cards you can choose from. Tiny Prints also has a special promotion going on […]

Goodnight Moon The Musical – Giveaway and discount

Goodnight Moon The Musical Giveaway & Discount – website If you’ve got a young child, I’m betting you’re familiar with the book Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown. The Chicago Children’s Theatre is currently presenting Goodnight Moon The Musical. This is an all-ages performance at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre at 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue […]

Eversave Giveaway

I love a good deal; it may even be a bit of an addiction. There’s a certain thrill when you find something you want at a really spectacular price. One of my favorite ways to get a great bargain is buying a Save from daily deal site Eversave. What’s a “Save”? It’s a great deal […]

Chicago Toy & Game Fair Coupon & Giveaways

The Chicago Toy & Game Fair is coming to Navy Pier on Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20.  The Chicago Toy & Game Fair, or ChiTAG, will offer the opportunity to check out new toys and games and meet their inventors, and there will be contests, costumed characters, and stage events. There will also […]

ScribbleMonster review and giveaway

I love music, but if you as me why I like what I like I’d probably tell you, “Um, ’cause it sounds good?” You’d ask me a follow up question like, “Why? What do you like about it?”, and I’d say, “Um, the music part? Maybe the singing, and the instruments.” My husband’s the music […]

Jump!Zone Giveaway

***This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Paula of Frosted Fingers who won a 10-kid mini party at Jump!Zone! Special thanks to Jump!Zone for offering this great prize! Jump!Zone Giveaway Did you read my previous post about Jump!Zone Bolingbrook and our experience there? If you did I know you’re going to be excited about this: […]

Giddy Dip ’ems Review and Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Jackie! Thanks to everyone who entered and especially to giddy! Giddy Dip ’ems Review & Giveaway – website I was recently asked to try a new snack: giddy dip ’ems. Giddy dip ’ems come in four flavors: Strawberry, Tropical, Sour Apple, and Grape. The crackers are whole grain […]

Survey & Legoland Giveaway

 Congratulations to Heather, winner of the 4 Legoland Discovery Center passes! This giveaway is now closed, but I’m always open to hearing your feedback or suggestions: Thanks to everyone who participated! Giveaway – 4 Passes to Legoland Discovery Center I’m always looking for ways to improve Toddling Around Chicagoland so I’d like to learn […]

Cirque du Soleil OVO giveaway

Congratulations to the winner, Laila! Thanks to all who entered & especially to the great people at Cirque du Soleil! This giveaway is now closed. OVO Giveaway I’m so excited to be giving away two tickets to OVO! This pair of tickets is for the Wednesday, August 10 show at 8:00 pm, at the big top tent […]

Bébé Paluzza Giveaway

*** Congratulations to Amanda & Patricia, who each won 2 tickets to Bebe Paluzza!This giveaway is now closed! Bébé Paluzza Maternity and Baby Show Ticket Giveaway I haven’t attended a Bébé Paluzza yet, but here is the information I received about it:  Bébé Paluzza, the largest Maternity, Baby and Toddler Show in the USA is […]

Protect your kids from bugs – Avon giveaway

*** This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to shala_darkstone for winning this incredible Avon prize. Thanks so much to all who entered and a special thanks to Joslyn’s Avon Office!Avon giveaway & discount My friend Joslyn is a Avon representative and she is offering a fabulous giveaway – everything you need to protect your kids […] – Giveaway & special offer

*** This giveaway has ended. Congratulations to MELISSA! Thanks to all who entered & a special thanks to DEALAVUE! Giveaway and Special Offer I’m a huge fan of deal sites. As you may have noticed in previous posts, I often use deal sites to do the activities I post about. Recently, Dealavue contacted me and […]

Dot and Ziggy giveaway & discount code

***This giveaway has ended. Thanks to all who entered and a special thanks to the Chicago Children’s Theatre. Congratulations to winner Samantha! Win 2 tickets to see Dot and Ziggy this Friday at noon! A few weeks ago we saw a Chicago Children’s Theater production, Dot and Ziggy, an interactive show geared toward babies and […]

Giveaway – Santa’s Village AZoosment Park

*** This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winners: Dawn, Danceddd, and Melody! Thanks to all who entered and a special thanks to Santa’s Village AZoosment Park!  SEE MY UPDATED POST INCLUDING OUR EXPERIENCE! Santa’s Village AZoosment Park Giveaway *** This post was previously posted on Wednesday, May 9, but because of problems with […]


I posted a giveaway for Santa’s Village AZoosment Park, but Blogger has been having some problems over the past couple days. I’m so sorry for any inconvenience, but Blogger reports that they’re working on restoring the missing posts and comments, so the giveaway will be posted again soon. Sorry for any inconvenience and thanks for […]

Giveaway – Cosley Zoo Passes

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner – Samantha! Samantha said… 9 Shared on Facebook! May 6, 2011 4:03 AM Thanks to all who entered & a special thanks to Cosley Zoo for the free passes! *************************** If you’ve been to Cosley Zoo in Wheaton, or read my previous post about Cosley Zoo, […]

Avon Giveaway & special offer

***This giveaway has ended! Congratulations to our winner:  Melanie said… 70 Avon Kids Bath Time Body Paints! April 16, 2011 9:35 AM   Thanks to all who entered and a special thanks to Joslyn for this great Avon giveaway! Avon Giveaway & Special Offer My friend Joslyn is an Avon Representative and she’s offering a […]

Winner – Kid’s Activity Pack

I used to choose a winner from all the comments on the Kid’s Activity Pack Giveaway post and the random number chosen was 24. And the winner is: starlightearssaid… GFC follower! Sindy April 6, 2011 8:40 AM Congratulations to Sindy! She won a Kid’s Activity Pack from Extra Baggage Boutique on Etsy.

Jumbo Recycled Crayons Giveaway

 *** Giveaway has ended!  We have a winner of the 2 Jumbo Recycled Crayons from GrammiesKidz on Etsy! And the winner is… SETexasMama said… I like you on FB Dana W April 15, 2011 2:52 PM Congratulations to Dana and thanks to all who entered! A special thanks to GranniesKidz for the giveaway! One lucky […]

Kid’s Activity Pack Giveaway

*** Giveaway has ended! Thanks to everyone who participated & special thanks to Extra Baggage Boutique! Rachael at Extra Baggage Boutique on Etsy recently sent metwo kid’s activity packs – one for me to try and one to give away to a lucky reader! The activity pack is very well made and Rachael uses really […]

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