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Free $5 Jason's Deli Gift Card on your birthday

You can get a free $5 Jason’s Deli gift card on your birthday when you sign up for the Jason’s Deli email list.  YAY

Free Gain Dish Washing Liquid

Head’s up! There’s will be a $1/1 Gain Dish Liquid coupon in Sunday’s P&G newspaper inserts (October 10, 2010). Walmart has the small bottles priced at only $0.97 each so they’ll be free after this coupon.


Don't forget to check what coupons will be in your weekend inserts here

Free Coke Product


Head here to like Murphy USA to get one free Coca Cola product of your Choice

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Drug Store Freebies 10/10-10/16

Here are the Drug Store freebies starting Sunday 10/10 till Saturday 10/16.  Rite Aid has some awesome medicine freebies! 


Colgate Total Advanced or Total Enamel Strength Toothpaste
You Pay: $2.99
Use $.75 Off Printable Coupon Enamel Strength
OR use $.75 Off Mfg. Coupon (SS 10/03/10)
Get Back: $2.99 ECBs (limit 2)
= Moneymaker FREE

Dawn Dish Soap
You Pay: $.97
Use $1 Off Mfg. Coupon (came from Home Made Simple Book)
= Free

Brach's Candy Corn, Autumn Mix or Mellowcreme Pumpkins 7.5oz
You Pay: $.99
Visit CVS Coupon Center (in-store): $.99 Off CVS Coupon
= FREE


Don't forget to print your $4/$25 printable coupon from here and the $5/$25 from here (use zip code 07039 radius 50 miles)

Be sure to join the Rite Aid Wellness program - its a store card where you can score some Rite Aid deals only if you have their card.  You can earn points for your spend which entitles you to get up to 20% off your purchases and coupons too.

Rite Aid has now partnered with Upromise! This means that you are now able to add Upromise e-coupons to your Rite Aid Wellness+ card and redeem them at Rite Aid for even more savings! Click here to sign up for Upromise to double dip on deals.

Medicine Freebies galore this week!  time to stock up - use the $5/$25 coupon to make it a huge moneymaker guys!

Neil Med Nasa Mist $9.99

use $2.00/1 Neil Med Nasa Mist
Get $9.99 SCR
= Moneymaker Free

Neil Med Nasa Doc $5.99
Get $5.99 SCR
= free

Comtrex $3.99
Get $3.99 SCR
*Keep an eye out for $1.00 peelies
Free + possible overage

Pedicare Cold $4.99
Get $4.99 SCR
use $1.00/1 in 10/10 SS
= moneymaker Free

Kids-Eeze $4.99
Get $4.99 SCR
= Free

Pedicare Gentle Vapors $6.99
Get $6.99 SCR
use $1.00/1 in 10/10 SS
= moneymaker Free

Neil Med Naso Gel $5.99
use $2.00/1 Naso Gel Printable
Get $5.99 SCR
= Moneymaker free

Palmers Cocoa Butter Lip Butter $1.99
Get $1.99 SCR
= Free

Sucrets $2.99
Get $2.99 SCR (there is a $1.50 any Sucrets in Safeway coupon booklet)
= Free

Antiox Immune Support $2.99
Get $2.99 SCR
= Free

Emergen-C Immune Booster Shots $3.49
Get $3.49 SCR
= Free

Blistex $1.49
Get $1.49 SCR
= Free

Gain Dish Dertergent $.89
use $1/1 Gain Dish Liquid, exp. 11-30-10 (P&G 10/10/10)
= Free

Playtex Tampons 2/$8.00
Get $2.00 UPR wyb 2
use (2) $2.00/1 Playtex Gentle Glide
and stack with $2/2 Playtex Gentle Glide, Sport Tampons or Cloth RA printable
= 2 for free

Halls Refresh Lemon Raspberry Drops (20 ct) – $1
Get a $1 Register Reward
= FREE after RR
Be on the look out for .75 tearpad coupons for Halls. I’ve seen them at CVS.

Noxzema Disposable Razors (4-pack Triple or 4-Blade) – $3.99
Get a $3 Register Reward
$1 – 8/8/10 RP
or .75 off any Noxzema Product – 9/19/10 SS
= FREE to .24 after coupon and RR

Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste (4.2 oz) – $2.49
Get a $1.50 Register Reward
$1 – off Crest 4 oz. + – 9/26/10 P&G
= FREE after coupon and RR

Crest Pro-Health 4.2 oz Whitening Toothpaste with FREE Bonus of Crest 3D Whitestrips ($3 value!) $2.49 = $1.50 RR
Use the $1/1 Crest Pro-Health coupon from the 9/26 P&G insert
= FREE!

Reach Design Toothbrushes on a Mega-Saver buy one get one FREE sale all month long
Use the buy one get one free coupon from the 1/3 Red Plum or 12/6 Red Plum
= 2 toothbrushes for FREE!

Oreo Fudge Cremes Single Serve 3 oz packages $0.89
Use the $1/1 coupon found here (No size exclusion!)
= FREE!
 
Not free but an awesome deal
Campbell’s Tomato Soup – .59 with in-ad coupon
$1.50 off 3 Campbell’s Great for Cooking Soups printable coupon
= .09 each wyb 3

Thanks Mojosavings, Coupon Divas and For the Mommas

Free Subscription to Shape Magazine


Rewards Gold is once again offering up a FREE 2 year subscription to Shape magazine! Just go on over here, take a survey about yogurt and then fill out your mailing info. Allow 8-10 weeks for delivery of your first issue. Note: If you already have a subscription, you can call the magazines customer service line and ask them to combine and extend the subscription you currently have.
Thanks Hip2save

Story Time For Me - Free Books for Everyone


My children's school has been promoting computer time from a very young age.  In my day (oh my, I'm sounding like my Mum) I got a manual type writer when I was a tween and had access to a computer at high school for projects.  At college, instant message was this DOS system with a black screen and flashing > key.  After school I try to give my kids some computer time too and usually it consists of fun learning sites like Starfall.com.  I'm always on the lookout for other fun sites to keep my children entertained while I cook dinner after work.  

One such site is STORY TIME FOR ME which is a unique literary website perfect for kids ages 1-8.  I like the fact that you do not have to download any software onto your computer.  You simply read the books on their site.  There are 3 series to explore and 50 books to choose from.

My 5 year old son chose A Circus Adventure in the Ben The Mouse Series

My 3 year old daughter chose The Special Egg story in the Flame the Dragon Series

Both my children loved the stories and can't wait to read more books.  We loved the fact that the words are highlighted when spoken so aiding my Kindergartner in sightwords and the characters move around on the page which gives the animated feel that a regular book doesn't.  While the books are great learning tools don't forget to reinforce what your child has learnt by asking questions.

Buy it 
You can purchase your StoryTimeForMe books here. Prices start at $8.


Get books for Free
You have two options:
1) To get 2 storybooks for free, simply click here.  Registration took me 15 seconds - once I confirmed my email, I was then prompted to create a password and then I selected my two books to my library.  It’s that simple!  And FREE!

2) To get free storybooks for yourself, refer your friends that have not yet registered at Story Time For Me through your referral link in your account.  You get 1 free book for every friend who signs up for the 2 free books.  Sounds like a win win situation to me. 
 


Free Books for your child's School
You can also score 2 free books for your child's school.  STORY TIME FOR ME offers a FREE program for teachers and day care providers that helps to inspire and reward students for behavioral and scholastic performance.  Check here for more information.
I'm looking forward to their upcoming new personalized multimedia book which gives you the ability to download pictures of your children to insert into the character books.  This will be available soon in time for the Holiday Season.
What a great educational freebie for your family, friends and school.

Disclosure:  I was not provided any compensation for this review.  All opinions were of my own (other opinions may differ).

Smokin Hot $2/1 Quakers Instant Oatmeal coupon

Print the $2/1 Instant Quaker Oatmeal Coupon here.  This is a high value coupon and will most certainly score a great freebie.

This will be a great freebie at CVS starting Sunday 10/10!

Free weekend Events for adults and kids 10/9



There's plenty of free events each weekend so check here to see what appeals to you.

Free People Watch Magazine


I just signed up for a 1 years of subscription to People Style Watch from Freebizmag!  I love free magazines - I get so many delivered and its great when I find a night to catch up on them all.  Sign up here.

Coupon Preview 10/10


Weusecoupons.com  and Whole Coupon Inserts indicates there will be 3 inserts in this weekend's paper: 1 Red Plum, 1 SmartSource and 1 P&G Insert.  Check out what coupons will be available through this link here.

Don't forget to check here when you go grocery shopping as this site has a coupon database so you can go down your shopping list and search easily for coupons.

My friend Amanda wanted to let you know about http://www.discountednewspapers.com/ where you can sign up to get your Sunday paper delivered for as low as $1 each week!  This is an awesome saving considering the newspaper retails for $1.75+ and plus you don't need to drag yourself out to go get it.

Congratulations - Three winners announced


We have 3 Giveaway winners

Sarah J from CA won the Handclens Foaming Sanitizer


Cheryl P from IN won the Becomeanex.org Quit Smoking Pack

Congratulations everyone
The sponsor will be sending your prizes soon!

You have to be in it to win it. 
Remember to enter using an email address that you read often as you'll be contacted and will only have 48 hours to respond

I have a few Giveaways going on right now:
There's two $25 Gift Card to be won here - fan the CouponChief - so easy


Here's a Yo Gabba Gabba Prize Pack to be won here

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and don't forget my Sneak Peak Holiday Giveaway Extravaganza here

Free Picaboo Photo Book - Start working on these for Christmas Gifts

Picaboo


Don't you wish we could go back to rolls of film for the camera, this way you know for sure that the pictures you take will be printed and you'll get round to storing them neatly into a book.  Instead mine just sit on my camera disk or on my laptop.  My poor kids only have their first year book as mementos.  Well not to fear - Picaboo is offering a Photo book worth $39 all for free (just pay $8 shipping). You can finish off your kids album or this would make a great Christmas gift for the Grandparents! What a nice freebie.

Here's how to get your free photobook:
Go here to Picaboo and create your account. (remember, you can create a new account for each email address)

Use coupon code: 1FBLGB-7W for a Free Hardcover Photo book for first time customers. expires ends of October

These books are beautiful keepsakes!

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Free Sierra Mist Natural 10/9

If you are heading to Walmart this weekend grab a free can of Sierra Mist Natural as PepsiCo are giving away at least 10 million cans at Wal-Mart stores to introduce its new version of the lemon-lime soda, which now includes sugar instead of high fructose corn syrup.  Finally natural is hip!

More free Barilla Pasta

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Head on over and print a coupon for $1/1 Barilla Pasta. You should be able to get Barilla Pasta for free or near-free at many stores when paired with a sale and/or store coupon.


New 50 Point Pampers Code!!

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Here's a new 50 point Pampers Code! 
October is turning out to be an awesome month for Pampers code - sign up guys!
If you haven't signed up yet for Pampers Gift to Grow rewards account then sign up here.

GIFTSTOGROW4MOM

Thanks Kathy
Here are some other codes you can try.....


3 Free Issues of Redbook


Yay! Here’s another new FREE magazine offer. Just head on over here to see if you qualify for a FREE 3-issue subscription to Redbook magazine courtesy of Mercury Magazines! When asked about your industry, you will have the option to choose homemaker (if needed).

I love reading all my free magazines - don't forget to cancel your sub when you get your first bill by sending back the bill with the word CANCEL on it.

Thanks Hip2save

Review: CouponCactus.com - Earn while you shop online

I love to superstack coupons at my grocery store.  Superstacking to me means combining a store sale with an ecoupon, a store coupon and a manufacturer's coupon and if lucky combining this also with a catalina coupon and manufacturer's rebate.  You can imagine how dizzy happy I get when my coupon plan comes together and I score a tonne of free groceries.  Ever since I got into superstacking a simple sale is never enough for me.


Well you can also superstack with your online shopping too.  I'm reviewing the coupon deal site CouponCactus.com - this is a new up and coming coupon deal site for me which offers up to date online coupons in the form of embeded coupons and online coupons codes which may stack one on top of the other in addition to a great cashback program that is also stackable - pair that with the online deals they find for you and you are shopping pretty giddy happy. 

If I've lost you then here's a little explanation of the stacking options:

Embedded coupons are coupons found on Coupon Cactus that you just click the "Redeem Coupon" button and shop at the online store as you normally would. The offer or discount is embedded in the link that you clicked and it will automatically be reflected at check out. You don't need a coupon code).

Online Coupon Codes are codes that can be entered during the checkout process.  These can be money off or free shipping codes.

Cashback sites work by getting a commission from the online stores when you make a purchase, instead of keeping the whole amount, they share the commission with you through cashback.  The amount of cashback varies from time to time but any cashback is good to me. 

The Low Down
No first sign on bonus
Payout threshold = $10
Payment via check quarterly after payout threshold is met
Payment via paypal after first payment via check is made

Awesome Bonus
You can also earn cash back when anyone else shops through your Cactus Page. Savvy Coupon Cactus members are adding a signature line that is automatically inserted into the bottom of all of their emails that contains a link to their Cactus Page. Anytime you send an email and the reader clicks on the link and redeems an online coupon or promo code, you will receive a commission equal to the Cash Back Rate for that store.  This more than makes up for the lack of sign on bonus. I also like the fact that there are social media buttons next to the embedded coupons so you can share the deals with your friends and family via Facebook, Twitter and Email - this is a nice little money making perk.  I like this earn while you shop deal!

If that weren’t enough, you can also refer new members to Coupon Cactus and after they sign up you will receive a 25% commission (ontop of what they earn, at no cost to them) of all cash back they earn for life! There is no limit to the number of referrals you can make. 

Coupon Cactus seems to have taken the best from all the other cashback and coupon code sites and taken it to a new level for their members.


The Holiday season is slowly creeping up on us, get ahead of the game and sign up for a Coupon Cactus account - its easy and best of all its FREE : )

Disclaimer: Coupon Cactus provided me compensation for the review, but it does not affect my review and opinion on the product. This is written based on my own honest opinion (other peoples opinions may vary).

Free Halloween Craft ebooks

FaveCraft

There are so many crafty things to do around Halloween.  The kids come home from school loaded with spooky ghosts drawings. You can download two different craft ebooks here.  Each one contains 7 unique halloween crafts.

Free Touch Up & Go Pack From Right@Home

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I just signed up for the http://www.rightathome.com/Offers/Pages/OctoberOffer.aspx.  First 10,000 to respond will receive a canister of Scrubbing Bubbles® Antibacterial Bathroom Wipes, a pouch of Pledge® Lemon Clean Wipes, a pouch of Pledge® Multi Surface Wipes and a canister of Windex® Original Glass Wipes.

Gift packs will be mailed by December 15, 2010

***If you have received a gift pack from Right@Home in the last 180 days, you are not eligible for this month’s offer.

I've only ever got one prize pack from Right@Home - I think I'm due one soon - right ; )

Thanks Mojosavings

Free Cookies at Quiznos

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Are you a Quiznos QClub member? If so, head on over here to take a short survey. After taking the survey, you’ll be rewarded with a printable coupon valid for a completely FREE cookie– NO purchase required either, valid thru 10/18/2010!

Thanks Hip2save

Free Barilla Plus Pasta Coupon

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I just checked my Vocal Point account and waiting for me was a sign up to get a free coupon for a box of Barilla Plus Pasta.  Note: This offer is not valid in Columbus, OH & Orlando, FL. Allow 5-7 weeks for delivery.

*Even if you’re not a member, you can still snag this coupon. Just go here to register and you should see this freebie offer shown under the “Latest Try and tells” section or you can try clicking here.
Thanks Hip2save

Free Candy at Rite Aid

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Yahoo - no coupons required guys for free candy
Rain-Blo Gum $0.88
Get back an $0.88 +Up Reward
= FREE!

JuJubes $1
Get back a $1 +Up Reward
= FREE!

Thanks Hip2save

Free Zone Perfect Cookie Dough Nutrition Bar Sample still available

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Update - Michelle from Zone Perfect let me know that they still have 15,000 free bars left so sign up below.

"Thanks for getting the word out about our Cookie Dough Nutrition Bar giveaway at www.facebook.com/ZonePerfect. We only have 15,000 free bars to go before we reach 40,000, so you and your readers can head to the Surprises Tab on our Facebook page to request your Free ZonePerfect Cookie Dough Bar Sample Now! ~Michelle at ZonePerfect"

I just went over to the Zone Perfect Facebook page to get my free Cookie Dough Nutrition bar.  The first 40,000 fans will score a FREE Cookie Dough Nutrition bar! Hope they are yummy!

HURRY HOT: Free Mermaid Halloween Costume only $3.08 SHIPPED

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WOW an awesome deal on this Mermaid Costume for Halloween! Still available! So hurry!

There's two ways to get this deal!

Deal Scenario 1 via EBATES
(only $3.08 Shipped if you are first sign up for ebates, if you already have ebates then you pay $8.08 shipped)
Sign up for ebates
After sign up search for BuyCostume.com
After tracking ticket is made it will take you to the website
Search for the Mermaid costume which is on sale for $3.99
Use coupon code HipPod to get 12% off which takes you down to $3.51
Shipping is $4.99 = total = $8.50
ebates offer $5 cashback after first sign up*
ebates offer 5% cashback*
Total after ebates cashback = $3.08 SHIPPED

*cashback check sent after $5.01 is acrued and mailed quarterly - so with this deal you'll already be over $5.01

Deal Scenario 2 via SWAGBUCKS
Sign up for swagbucks or sign in

After sign up search for BuyCostume.com
After tracking ticket is made it will take you to the website
Search for the Mermaid costume which is on sale for $3.99
Use coupon code HipPod to get 12% off which takes you down to $3.51
Shipping is $4.99 = total = $8.50
Swag bucks offers 612 Swagbucks when you make a purchase on BuyCostumes.com through the link they provide– AND it only takes 450 Swagbucks to earn a $5 Amazon e-Gift card, so basically when you make a BuyCostumes.com purchase, you’ll earn a $5 Amazon e-Gift card + you’ll have additional Swagbucks left to save up for another reward of your choice!
Total after Amazon egift card = $3.08 SHIPPED

Thanks Hip2save

Great for dress up!

We need you at Blogtastic Extravaganza - Readers, Bloggers & Sponsors Alike!

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I'm loving the review/giveaway part of my Freebie Addiction right now and I've signed up for a wonderful Giveaway Event for the New Year (January 18-22, 2011) called "Blogtastic Extravaganza" hosted by My Silly Monkeys.  Just like Blogmania that I participated in last month there will be around 150 elite blogs who will be hosting awesome giveaway packages that you will be able to jump from blog to blog and enter.

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My theme for this giveaway event is titled "New Year New Me" and will consist of products that will help you start the New Year Refreshed, New and Sparkly.  Keep posted as more details will follow later with a sneak preview and early entry contests.

For the Bloggers
Come join the Blog Hop here

For My Readers
Note the giveaway date (January 18-22nd) in your calenders, iphone and Blackberry etc.. as this giveaway event is sure to boost your New Year!

For the Sponsors
Any PR or Product Companies who would like to sponsor giveaway items under the theme "New Year New Me" are welcome to contact me at addictedtofreebies@gmail.com.  I welcome all ideas.

BannerFans.com

In the meantime how about stepping back and thinking Christmas!  I'm hosting with 3 other Bloggers a "Getting Ready for the Holidays Giveaway Extravaganza".  Check it out here - no need to Christmas shop for the Family - win it all!

Everything for $0

Vistaprint Everything for $0

How could I not post about this?  Everything for $0 - thats my kind of deal!

This fall, get Everything for $0 at Vistaprint! FREE Products for Your Halloween Celebration & other Fall Festivities! Create a one-of-a-kind trick-or-treating bag.

Design your invitations for all your Fall Festivities and Halloween parties. Choose from FREE Business cards, Photo Wall Calendars, Invitations and Announcements, Tote Bags, T-shirts, Photo Flip Books and more! Hurry, sign up now this offer ends soon!  Just pay shipping!  If you would like free shipping just add $20 worth of goodies into your cart!

Two Free Kraft Cheese Sticks

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Target has single Kraft String Cheese on sale for 50¢ each and there is a $1/2 Kraft string cheese Target printable coupon. Get 2 free with each coupon.


Don't forget all the other Target freebies here

Possibly free Vitafusion Gummy vitamins


Possibly free Vitafusion Gummy vitamins if you print a $4 coupon for Vitafusion Gummy Vitamins and if they are on sale for $3.99 (at Target, Walgreens, Walmart, or Jewel/Albertsons) then you'll score yourself a freebie! 

Review/Giveaway: Yo Gabba Gabba Prize Pack

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I'm not sure why the Teletubbies appealed to babies and toddlers alike, these round aliens that did not talk appeared to teach babies to communicate.  So when Yo Gabba Gabba appeared on the kids channel I said "oh no not again" but my children took to this show like a duck to water.  They were jumping up and down dancing along like there was a party in the house.  I gave it a chance and realized its a bright and educational show offering fun learning lessons and awesome dance lessons and there are always guest stars or guest singers/bands that we all love.

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Did you know Yo Gabba Gabba Live has been taking their show on the road with a 60 City tour - there's still plenty more stops to be made - check here to see if they are coming to your town.  How about giving back while partying - $1.00 of each ticket sold goes to supporting your local Habitat for Humanity organizations.  What an awesome cause - go grab your tickets before they sell out.

How about grabbing some Yo Gabba Gabba Music. The Music is Awesome Volume 2 is already in stores.  It features hit songs from seasons 1, 2 and 3 including super music friends weezer, mgmt, jimmy eat world and songs from the show.

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Also check out the Nickelodeon DVD Yo Gabba Gabba: Clubhouse released on June 15 which features performances by musical guests Erykah Badu, The Killers, Jimmy Eat World and more.

FREEBIE
For all my fans who love freebies - a deluxe edition featuring bonus songs from the hit series is available on iTunes.  Fans can get a sampling of the record with a free download of their favorite Super Music Friends – Weezer’s track “All My Friends Are Insects” at www.yogabbagabba.com/freedownload.  This will going onto my itouch for the kids.

WIN IT
Yo Gabba Gabba Live has kindly offered a freebie Junkie Reader their own Yo Gabba Gabba ClubHouse DVD and Yo Gabba Gabba Music is Awesome CD Volume 2
Here's how to enter:

Mandatory
Make a comment stating which Yo Gabba Gabba song is your child's favorite?

Extra Entries
Follow me on Facebook (Addicted to Freebies)
Follow me on Twitter (Freebiealerts)
Follow me on Google Friend Connect

Please make a separate comment for each entry and make sure there is a way for me to contact you if you win.
Giveaway ends on Wednesday October 13th, 2010 @ 9 pm EST.  Winners will be chosen via random.org. The winner will receive an email notifying them that they won. If I do not receive a response within 48 hours, another winner will be selected.  Open to US residents only.


Disclaimer: I was provided the same prize pack but did not receive any form of cash for this review and giveaway and this is written based on my own honest opinion (other people opinions may vary).  

Sneak Preview: Getting Ready for the Holidays Giveaway Extravaganza November 7th to 14th

Its never too early to talk Christmas.  I shop all year round for Christmas ideas and gifts, however I still rush around last minute for gifts but at least I have a bulk of the gifts set nicely aside.

Well this Holiday how about we make it easy for you - there will be no need for you to go buy gifts for the family - you can win it all here - your prize pack will be shipped in time for the Holidays - all you need to do is wait for the nice mailman to deliver your prizes and then you wrap it.  Or even better donate it to a family in need or Toys for Tots.

Welcome to the Sneak Preview for
"Getting Ready for the Holidays Giveaway Extravaganza"
which will run from November 7th till 14th
Your Hosts are:


Follow each host through facebook to be eligible to win their "A Gift for Everyone" Prize Pack
If you follow all 4 host through facebook you are eligible to also enter the Grand "A Gift for Everyone" Prize Pack too.

Here's a sneak peak of the wonderful prize pack being offered (over $175 worth) - Enter the early entry contests so you have a higher chance of winning - find all the early entry contests on the top right hand sidebar.  Ends 11/5 so hurry!
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You might want to do the following in preparation:

1. Follow each blog via Google Friend Connect, Facebook, Twitter or Email subscribe so you can be the first to find out whats in each prize pack and enter the early entry contests
2. Check out the sponsor's website and see what goodies might be included 
3. Pencil the giveaway date in your calender, iphone, blackberry etc..

Facebook Links
The Freebie Junkie (Addictedtofreebies)
Rockindeals4you (RockinDeals)
Be in it to win it

Review: Count's Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place

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When I ask my children what do they like most about the Fall, they usually shout out HALLOWEEN.  To them the Fall consists of dressing up in Halloween costumes, trick or treating, hay rides, mazes, pumpkins, ghosts and last but not least CANDY.

Well you can imagine their faces yesterday when we found all of the above and then some at the Count's Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place. 

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When we arrived we were greeted by the awesome looking Vapor Trail ride which is a huge cool twisting turning roller coaster aimed at the little ones as young as 3 with an adult (or 7 without an adult).  My 5 year old son and husband went on it 3 times and I took him on it once.  We had to pry him away with the promise of other rides. 

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The Elmo's Flyin Fish, Grover's World Twirl and Big Bird's Balloon Race were my 3 year old daughter's favorites.  They both loved Ernie's Bed Bounce - just think of a huge bounce area - it was a shame that only children under 7 were allowed as I think the parents were eyeing the kids through the safety nets with envy.

While at first glance it seemed the park had more water activities (which are closed in the Fall) than dry activities this was not a problem as the rides alone filled most of our time and then there were other fun activities such as trick or treat stations that kept us all ready for some more fun filled action.

The not so scary Halloween maze was a favorite with the kids and adults, here you can see my kids having fun with Myron O' Lantern the talking interactive pumpkin. 



There are 4 fun character filled shows throughout the day:
Countdown to Halloween
Elmo's World Live - Halloween Show
The Not-Too-Spooky Howl-o-ween Radio Show
Rock Around the Block Parade

We went to the first two on the list and every child was mesmorized to see their favorite character on stage.  The Countdown to Halloween show was great as my kids could get up close to the characters when they came down to sing and who could miss the Elmo's World Live show.  Here's a sneak peak - you feel like you are just there on TV. 

Unfortunately, we had other arrangements and could not attend the other two shows (namely Eagles vs Redskins game - yes do not even talk to me about that), but I'm sure that would have been a wonderful time. 

Even if you don't get close up to the characters at the show there were plenty of photo ops with the characters who could be found scattered around the park.  Our favorite was hanging with Telly Monster on the Hayride outside of the park.  I think if I was a child and I told my friends I went on a hayride with Telly Monster I would have had a hard time time convincing them.  Well here's the evidence!

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Check here for the calender of events for October, there's still plenty of time to go and save yourself $20 on single-day admission weekends only from 9/25/10-10/31/10 at any of their participating retail partners.  Discount valid for up to six people.  I just found out they have a Christmas event at Sesame Place too.

And here's a huge bonus event for Bucks County Residents (PA) - On Saturday, November 13, free flu shots will be provided to Bucks County residents. Come to Sesame Place and get your flu shot at a giant drive-thru vaccination clinic, you will not have to get out of your car. Special needs lines are available if additional help is needed from nurses who are vaccinating, those getting vaccinated must be able to expose arm. Flu immunizations are available for everyone five years old and older.  No ID required, but will have to fill out basic personal information to receive vaccine.  The clinic will start at 9:00am and run until 1:00pm.  how awesome is that!

Disclosure: We were provided complimentary and discount tickets from Sesame Place but this did not influence my review, all opinions expressed are of my own (others may differ).