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Have you heard… ?

March 17th, 2012 - By Stephanie Precourt

TOMS - everybody’s favorite shoe that gives back - is giving one customer each week a chance to follow their purchase around the world. Winners will go on a TOMS Giving Trip, and founder Tom Mycoskie plans to join a few of those journeys!


“TOMS Giving Trips taken through the TOMS Ticket to Give program will enable winners to experience giving One for One™ first-hand. Giving Trips are not vacations, but journeys into communities of incredible people and enormous need. They are hands-on, face-to-face journeys that, for
those who are giving, are as much about personal transformation as positively impacting the lives of others.” -

The TOMS Ticket to Give contest is open to friends age 13 and up, and you can enter to win at checkout.

From now until Mother’s Day, Hallmark is asking you to nominate someone dear to you for a chance to send them a Blooming Expressions in their Secret Admirer contest. You’ll also be entered to win one of ten $100 Hallmark Gold Crown gift cards. Who would you nominate?

ALSO- have you heard about the new Q-tips® on the block? With pointed tips at both ends, Q-tips® Precision Tips™ have taken cotton swabs to a whole new level- there’s practically nothing they can’t do or reach!

Q-tips Precision Tips Images

Find great tips at their Facebook page and leave your own! What would you do with the new Precision Tips? Heck, I really need to clean out my kids’ ears, but I also wouldn’t mind attacking the bathroom faucets and about a million other hard-to-reach places that need to be cleaned up in my house.

One last thing! Have you heard that tickets for Listen To Your Mother Northwest Indiana are now on sale? You won’t want to miss this fabulous show of live readings about motherhood by local women.

Stephanie is Mom to three boys & a girl in Valparaiso, IN and blogs daily at Adventures In Babywearing . Follow her on Twitter- she’s babysteph And be sure to like Your Family on Facebook..

Disclosure: I was provided with Q-tips® Precision Tips™ cotton swabs and a $25 American Express gift card to enjoy from Rocket XL, and I received a Hallmark Blooming Expressions when I attended the Blissdom blog conference in Nashville last month.

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