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SKOY Cloth Winner


Congratulations to Leah! I emailed her 24 hours ago. If I do not hear back from her within the next 24 hours, I will select a new winner.


Giveaway: Orient Automatic Watch (1/27)


Orient Watch

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED…

Orient Watch offers a variety of interesting styles of watches, including this racing watch – CFTAB002B and this urban watch – YFH02001S.

Want to win a watch?

Orient is giving away one lucky reader his or her choice of one of the following watches from their Standard Line (arv $135):

Women’s Options:

Red  Women's Orient Watch
Red
Green Women's  Orient Watch
Green
Blue Women's Orient Watch
Blue
Pink Women's Orient Watch
Pink

Men’s Option:

Khaki Men's Orient Watch
Khaki

How to Enter

Mandatory Entry: Please leave a comment below letting me know which watch (pictured above) you’d pick if you win.

Optional Entries:

1 – Like Craving the Savings on Facebook (+1)
2 – Follow @CravingSavings and/or @CravingGiveaway (+1 for each)
3 – Follow me on Google Friend Connect (right column) (+1)
4 – Follow me on Networked Blogs (+1)
5 – Be or become an email subscriber or RSS subscriber (+1 for each)

Rules:
– Ends at 11:59 PM Central on Thursday, January 27, 2011. I will use Random.org to select the winner.
– The winner will have 48 hours to respond to my email, or I will select a new winner.
– Giveaway is limited to United States residents.

Disclosure: I did not receive anything in exchange for posting this giveaway other than the opportunity to give one of you an Orient Watch. Good luck!




Review & Giveaway – SKOY Cloths (1/16)


SKOY Cloth Review & Giveaway

I have had the opportunity to try SKOY Cloths over the past few weeks.

Because we go through a lot of paper towels, I was looking forward to seeing how these would hold up. The company claims that one cloth will outlast 15 rolls of paper towels. I haven’t used them that long, so I cannot confirm the claim, but the one cloth I have been using has held up well during the last two weeks I have used it.

What I like:

– Very absorbent – supposed to hold up to 15x its weight
– Can be sanitized in the microwave or cleaned in the washer and dryer
– Size isn’t too big or too small
– 100% biodegradable, natural and re-usable – made of natural cotton and wood-based cellulose pulp; chlorine-free product using water-based colors and inks. Independent composting test showed the SKOY cloth broke down completely within 5 weeks.
– Use anywhere you’d use paper towels
– Save on paper towel cost and waste

What I don’t like:

– Microwaving may kill the germs, but it won’t clean them. For extra messy spills, I still prefer paper towels so I can toss them quickly. If I used SKOY for every mess, the cloths would be in the washing machine every day!

Buy them

I saw these at Sunflower Markets for around $7 for a three cloth pack or you can buy them for $6.99 at Amazon.com.

Win a 3-pack!

SKOY sent me two sets of their cloths – one to try and one to send to a lucky reader. Please note: The colors of your cloths will be different than what is shown above.

Mandatory Entry: Please leave a comment below letting me know why you want to try SKOY cloths.

Optional Entries:

1 – Like Craving the Savings on Facebook (+1)
2 – Follow @CravingSavings and/or @CravingGiveaway (+1 for each)
3 – Follow me on Google Friend Connect (right column) (+1)
4 – Follow me on Networked Blogs (+1)
5 – Be or become an email subscriber or RSS subscriber (+1 for each)

Rules:
– Ends at 11:59 PM Central on Sunday, January 16, 2011. I will use Random.org to select the winner.
– The winner will have 48 hours to respond to my email, or I will select a new winner.
– Giveaway is limited to United States residents.

Disclosure: I received the SKOY Cloths mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com and the Tomoson weekly featured sponsor Favorite Wigs – Shop Name Brand Wigs at Low Prices! Large Wig Selection of Forever Young Wigs, and other Quality Wigs. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

Giveaway Winners

Congratulations to winners of the two $25 gift card giveaways!

$25 Tom Thumb gift card giveaway winner
#17 – Mami2jcn



$25 Kroger gift card giveaway winner
#14 – Mary J.

I emailed both winners on 12/27 and they confirmed, but I’m just getting the chance to post this now. Thank you all who entered.

Two upcoming giveaways to look for: SKOY Cloths and Orient Watch (arv $150).



BBC America Shop Prize Pack Winner


Congratulations to Jessica, who won the BBC America Shop Prize Pack. She has confirmed via email.

If you haven’t already entered the two gift card giveaways (Kroger and Safeway/Tom Thumb), there’s one week left!


Holiday Cookie Exchange – Giveaway: Betty Crocker Cookie Mix, GladWare & $25 Safeway Gift Card (12/27)


Holiday Cookie Exchange with Betty Crocker & Gladware Giveaway

Are you planning to attend any holiday cookie exchanges in the next few weeks? Or do you plan to give cookies as a gift this holiday season?

Through Tuesday, December 14, visit the Safeway family of Stores (which includes Dominick’s, Tom Thumb, Randalls, Vons, and Genuardi’s) to purchase any two participating Gladware products and get a free Betty Crocker Cookie Pouch while supplies last.

Tom Thumb/Safeway Promotion

If you picked up a copy of the Safeway “Thanksgiving” $60 in coupons booklet, there is a $1.50/2 GladWare products coupon inside that you could use for this promotion. The booklet came out in early November, so chances are slim that you will find one if you haven’t already gotten it, but I have heard a few people have found them at select stores, so you never know.

Visit BakeSweetMemories.com where you will find several recipes that expand the possibilities of Betty Crocker cookie mixes.

We can no longer eat Betty Crocker cookie mixes (or any mixes for that matter), but I used to make their chocolate chip, chocolate oatmeal and sugar cookies pretty regularly. It was so easy to make great tasting cookies, but I never thought to take them to a new level like many of the recipes on BakeSweetMemories.com do. I’d love to try the Turtle Tassies. Yum!

The Bake Sweet Memories Website also offers a section on how to host a cookie exchange, in case you need ideas.

And while you’re at the Bake Sweet Memories Website, play the instant win game for a chance to win free baking products from Betty Crocker. I played and won a coupon for a free pouch of Betty Crocker Cookie Mix that was loaded directly on my Tom Thumb shopper card. Maybe I’ll use it to add cookies to my daughter’s teacher gifts.

Win a “Happy Holiday Treats” Prize Pack

Mandatory Entry (must be completed first): To win a package of Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix, a GladWare sample pack and a $25 Safeway gift card (also valid at Dominick’s, Tom Thumb, Randalls, Vons, and Genuardi’s), tell me which cookie recipe you most want to try this holiday season.

Additional Entries (optional):

1 – Visit BakeSweetMemories.com and play the Instant Win Game. Let me know if you won or not. If you won, let me know what you won! (+1)
2 – Like Craving the Savings on Facebook (+1)
3 – Follow @CravingSavings and/or @CravingGiveaway (+1 for each)
4 – Follow me on Google Friend Connect (right column) (+1)
5 – Follow me on Networked Blogs (+1)
6 – Be or become an email subscriber or RSS subscriber (+1 for each)

Rules:
– Ends at 11:59 PM Central on Monday, December 27, 2010. I will use Random.org to select the winner.
– The winner will have 48 hours to respond to my email, or I will select a new winner.
– Giveaway is limited to United States residents.

Disclosure: Safeway, Betty Crocker, and Glad provided me with the gift card, information, and prize pack through MyBlogSpark, but I was not obligated to host the giveaway or post this information.

Make Chex Mix for the holidays – Giveaway: Chex Cereal and $25 Kroger gift card (12/27)


Chex Mix Recipes and Chex Cereal & $25 Kroger gift card giveaway

Are you a fan of Chex cereals? If so, you may be interested to know that now through December 25th, Kroger stores are offering Chex cereal at their lowest prices of the year.

Kroger

I haven’t checked stores to see what the price is and I didn’t see Chex cereals listed in this week’s ad… but you can grab the $1.00/2 coupon from the 12/5 General Mills newspaper insert or print a $1.00/2 coupon (found on 2nd page), and check the price the next time you’re at Kroger.

Sure, you can buy pre-made Chex Mix, but there’s something that says “its holiday time” when you make Chex Mix from scratch. Plus you can have complete control over what ingredients you want to include when you make the mixes yourself!

Unfortunately we can’t eat Chex cereal, but I gave the Chex cereal that I received to a friend who loves to make Chex Mixes. I told her about the Ginger-Honey Crunch Recipe, Chex Pumpkin Pie Mix and other recipes on the Chex Website. Many of the recipes can be made in 15 minutes and the mixes can be served at parties or given as holiday gifts.

If you are eating a gluten-free diet, then you may like to know that the Chex Mix recipes site has a “gluten-free” icon next to certain recipes.

Win two boxes of Chex Cereal and a $25 Kroger gift card

Mandatory Entry (must be completed first):
To enter, please visit the Chex Mix recipes page and let me know which mix you’d like to try.

Additional Entries (optional)
1 – Like Kroger on Facebook (+1)
2 – Like Chex on Facebook (+1)
3 – Like Craving the Savings on Facebook (+1)
4 – Follow @CravingSavings and/or @CravingGiveaway (+1 for each)
5 – Follow me on Google Friend Connect (right column) (+1)
6 – Follow me on Networked Blogs (+1)
7 – Be or become an email subscriber or RSS subscriber (+1 for each)

Rules:
– Ends at 11:59 PM Central on Monday, December 27, 2010. I will use Random.org to select the winner.
– The winner will have 48 hours to respond to my email, or I will select a new winner.
– Giveaway is limited to United States residents.

Disclosure: The prize pack, information and giveaway were all provided by Chex and Kroger through MyBlogSpark, but I was not obligated to host the giveaway or post this information.

Giveaway winners

Congratulations to these winners! All have been emailed and confirmed.

Z Tire Chains Winner

Z Snow Tire Chains
Comment #50 – April Yedinak

JUMBiES Winner

JUMBiES
Comment #140 – Toni

StaphAseptic Winner

StaphAseptic
Comment #12 – Mindi

Udderly Smooth Winner

Udderly Smooth Assortment
Comment #19 – Amber

PretonSaver Winner 1

PretonSaver Software #1
Comment #23 – SLS

PretonSaver Winner 2

PretonSaver Software #2
Comment #6 – Pamela James

PretonSaver Winner 3

PretonSaver Software – 3
Comment #35 – April P.

PretonSaver Winner 4

PretonSaver Software – 4
Comment #27 – Kimberly

Giveaway Winners (7)

I apologize for the delay in posting this. All winners were selected by Random.org and all have been contacted. All of the Holiday Gift Giveaway Hop winners have confirmed, but I am waiting for confirmations from the HoMedics and EcoSMART winners.

Thank you to everyone who entered! I have two more gift card giveaways to post very soon – $25 to Kroger and $25 to Safeway/Tom Thumb – as well as a few that end on 12/9 and 12/15 (see top right column). I hope to have the gift card giveaways posted this weekend.

Holiday Gift Giveaway Hop Winners

Congratulations to the following Holiday Gift Giveaway Hop Winners:

Holiday Gift Giveaway Hop Winner

1 – Comment #341 – Shel – $25 AMEX GC

Holiday Gift Giveaway Hop Winner

2 – Comment #121 – Kristen – $25 Cooking.com GC

Holiday Gift Giveaway Hop Winner

3 – Comment #244 – Tabathia B – $25 Kroger GC

Holiday Gift Giveaway Hop Winner

4 – Comment #218 – Becky Shattuck – $10 Amazon.com

Holiday Gift Giveaway Hop Winner

5 – Comment #432 – Heavenly Savings – $25 to Jasmere.com

Thank you to Simply Stacie, Little Yayas, My Wee View and Stockpiling Moms for all their hard work organizing this blog hop!

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HoMedics Shiatsu Massage Pillow Giveaway Winner

HoMedics Shiatsu Massage Pillow
Comment #66 – Heather M.

EcoSMART Giveaway Winner

EcoSMART Home Value Bundle
Comment #23 – Greta

Giveaway: BBC America Shop Prize Pack (12/15)

BBC America Shop Giveaway

This holiday season, the BBC America Shop invites you to discover the perfect holiday gifts. Simply click to visit the site.

In addition, the BBC America Shop is giving you the opportunity to win a pair of $500 gift card (one for you and one for a friend!). The gift card is redeemable toward purchases at bbcamericashop.com. Hurry because this contest will end on December 15th. Click here to enter the contest.

The online store offers a variety of products, including DVDs, books, music, house & home items, apparel, jewelry, gifts and magazines.

In exchange for sharing the above information with you, The BBC America Shop has given me a fantastic prize pack that includes several products from their store.

One lucky winner will receive:

BBC America Shop: Robbie Reindeer DVD

Robbie the Reindeer DVD
Follow Robbie through a pair of hilarious and hip animated adventures in this multi-award-winning animation that the whole family will love.

BBC America Shop: Charlie & Lola DVD

Charlie & Lola, Volume 11: I Really Really need Actual Ice Skates DVD
First she begged Granny and Grandpa for a scooter, but now Lola has decided that she wants a pair of real, actual ice skates. Everyone is dubious. Charlie reminds her she felt the same about her old yo-yo and Dad warns her that he doesn’t want to find the ice skates in the bottom of her closet. But Lola is adamant, she needs actual ice skates because they are sparkly and white, and when she gets them, she will be the best ice skater in the whole school.

BBC America Shop: Emma DVD

Emma DVD
Beautiful, clever and rich, Emma Woodhouse (Romola Garai, Atonement, Daniel Deronda) is convinced she is an expert matchmaker. Austen’s incorrigible heroine, certain of her talents, persuades a pretty protégé to reject a local farmer in favor of a more dashing suitor. So begins a story that challenges Emma’s naiveté, her social preconceptions and her own future with Mr. Knightley. Co-stars Sir Michael Gambon and Johnny Lee Miller (both of Mansfield Park and Cranford). Adapted for the BBC by BAFTA®-winner Sandy Welch.

BBC America Shop: Spot's Magical DVD

Spot’s Magical Christmas DVD
Spot the perfect holiday gift! The delightful star of Eric Hill’s beloved children’s books joins his friends as they embark on a special magical ride to help find Santa’s special Christmas sleigh-before it’s too late. As a reward for his help, Spot finds a big surprise under the tree on Christmas morning! Bonus episode: Spot’s Winter Sports, featuring Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense), plus two games. As seen on Playhouse Disney.

BBC America Shop: Keeping Up Appearances DVD

Keeping Up Appearances: Deck the Halls with Hyacinth DVD
When it comes to snobbery, Hyacinth Bucket is in a class of her own! Tireless social climber Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced ‘Bouquet,’ of course!) puts her best foot forward in this high-class comedy’s favorite specials.

BBC America Shop: Marble Heart Keychain
A Marble Heart Keychain
The luck o’ the Irish is yours whenever you reach for your keys!


BBC America Shop: Build Your Own Kaleidoscope
A Build Your Own Kaleidoscope


Win this BBC America Shop Prize Pack

One lucky reader will win all of the items listed above.

Mandatory Entry:

Visit BBC America Shop and tell me something they offer that you like.

Optional Additional Entries:
(There are several extra entry opportunities on this giveaway. Please complete the optional entries after you have completed the mandatory entry and leave one comment for each entry specified below. Example: +2 = 2 comments):


Enter the BBC America Shop Holiday Sweepstakes and let me know you did (+1)
– Like BBC America Shop on Facebook (+1)
– Like Craving the Savings on Facebook (+1)
– Follow @BBCAmericaShop on Twitter (+1)
– Follow @CravingSavings and/or @CravingGiveaway (+1 for each)
– Follow me on Google Friend Connect (right column) (+1)
– Follow me on Networked Blogs (+1)
– Become an email subscriber or RSS subscriber (+1 for each)
– Post this giveaway on a giveaway linky (and leave the URL) (+2)
– Enter any of my other current giveaways (+1 for each giveaway entered – listed at the top right below the Search field)

Rules:
– Ends at 11:59 PM Central on Wednesday, December 15, 2010. I will use Random.org to select the winner.
– The winner will have 48 hours to respond to my email or I will select a new winner.
– Giveaway is limited to United States residents.

Disclosure: I did not receive compensation in exchange for this post other than the offer to giveaway this prize pack to one lucky reader.




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