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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Nickelodeon Easter DVD Collection Giveaway (ARV $122)

Easter is right around the corner. My kids are counting down to the Egg Hunt with great excitement. How about yours? What fun activities are in the plan for your family? Nickelodeon invites you to spring into Easter with your favorite Nickelodeon characters and you could all the following egg-cellent DVD titles in this blooming Nick collection!

Max & Ruby: Easter with Max & Ruby: Get ready for Easter with two very funny bunnies – Max and Ruby! DVD SRP: $14.99.

Max & Ruby: Everybunny Loves Spring: Jump for joy because Max and Ruby are celebrating spring with twelve seasonal episodes. DVD SRP: $14.99

Max & Ruby: Springtime for Max & Ruby: Hop into the spring season with Max and Ruby as they hunt for Easter eggs, camp outside, go bird watching, and more! DVD SRP: $16.99

Peter Rabbit: Spring Into Adventure! Join Peter and his pals on seven springtime adventures. DVD SRP: $14.99

Win $2,500 from Blurb's My Favorite Person Contest!

 Win $2500 from Blurb
Did you know that you could win $2500 from Blurb by making a book about your favorite person? To enter, simply create a Blurb book about a loved one filled with all sorts of kind words, creativity and insight! For every book you make (there are seven different categories, so seven different chances to win) you will receive a 30% discount on the printed product. Go to Blurb to check out the details of the contest to see what the categories are and when the entries are due. The 30% discount on My Favorite books will be applied at checkout when you use the promo code: MYFAVORITE. Even if you don't want to enter the contest, you can still get 30% off on all My Favorite books or save 15% on all printed orders through April 30th!

Not sure what to write about? Take a look at what some of the people at Blurb say about their favorite people.

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H&R Block’s #HowBigIsABillion Contest Winners Announced!

As part of their “Get Your Billion Back, America” national advertising campaign, H&R Block sponsored the "How Big is a Billion?" contest, in which teachers were asked to turn the idea of $1 billion into a math assignment by submitting real-life examples to illustrate the concept. Prizes included classroom grants of $3,000, $2,000 and $1,000 across three grade tiers: grades 4th-6th , 7th-9th and 10th-12th. To refresh your memory about the contest, you may read my previous post here.

The contest received many creative and fun entries and the winners have been announced on the H&R Block Dollars & Sense Facebook page. Due to a tie at the High School level, H&R Block ended up awarding 10 grants! Let's find out who won--

Emily McDonnell’s class earned the $3,000 first prize for grades 4-6 by equating one billion to a whopping 15,432 years worth of lunch trays at Bonner Springs Elementary School in Kansas.

The winning entry for grades 7-9 was submitted by the students of Billie Watson’s class at Annoor Academy in Knoxville, Tennessee, who concluded that $1 billion equals an hourly salary of $114,115.25 – for every hour of every day for an entire year.

Sports and history buffs will appreciate the winning entry for grades 10-12, as Amanda Bowles’ students at East Coweta High School in Sharpsburg, Georgia, determined that a billion pitches would be thrown over the course of 1,906 Major League Baseball seasons – or, enough to take our national pastime back to the Roman Empire of the second century.

$25 Home Depot Gift Card Giveaway {Blooming Into Spring Blog Hop} #bloomintospring

What do you love most about spring? The weather, the flowers, new fashion trends, or...? I'm more into gardening recently and started to try growing my own veggies in the backyard. It's a fun activity for the children and marks our new move to green living. Bloggers from MPM Blogging Network have teamed up for this Blooming Into Spring Blog Hop, during which you could win spring-themed prizes, such as cleaning supplies, skin care, and gift cards. Each prize package is valued over $25. Start hopping around through the linky and see what cool prizes are up for grabs!

Hosted By: MPM Network Bloggers

My Giveaway
I'm giving away a $25 Home Depot Gift Card! Home Depot is the perfect place to shop for gardening supplies and everything you need for a new DIY home improvement project this spring. Please enter using the Rafflecopter below. Good luck!
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