June was a busy, busy month for us – eight birthdays, three graduations, father’s day and an anniversary!  I am exhausted from celebrating!  For our out of town family, like my mother-in-law, we send the gift of flowers for special day.  Teleflora is a perfect gift for birthday’s and anniversary’s.  Why do I love Teleflora?  Their flower bouquets are unique and the selection has something for every taste!

About Teleflora
At Teleflora, we’re proud to have been connecting customers with the nation’s best florists for more than 78 years. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Teleflora has over 16,000 member florists throughout the U.S. and Canada, with an additional 20,000 affiliated florists outside North America. This extensive network, coupled with our commitment to exceptional customer service, means that when you send flowers from Teleflora, you can be confident that you’re sending the best. As a service organization rather than a florist, Teleflora makes it easy to select beautiful florist-delivered products by investing in the most modern technology, seeking continuous innovation and improvement in services, and providing the best people in the business to ensure your confidence that your order will be placed easily and filled by a Teleflora florist quickly and professionally to your complete satisfaction.

Teleflora has a great selection of flower bouquets for the birthday guy or gal on your list this summer.  With many creative styles to choose from, the Teleflora birthday flowers are fun and festive!  You can sweeten any bouquet with balloons, chocolates or a stuffed animal, too!

 

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To help you celebrate the birthdays and anniversaries this summer, Teleflora is providing a 20 percent off coupon code!  Not only that, you can enter for a chance to win a $75 gift code in the widget below!

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Save 20% off with the Teleflora coupon code JULYRG .

Enter promo code at checkout or click the link and 20% off discount will be automatically applied.

Coupon valid until 10/16/14

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One lucky readers is going to win $75 Gift Certificate to Teleflora (plus the $14.99 service fee is waived)!

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GreatestGrad ribbonMy son graduated a couple weeks ago and I couldn’t be more proud!  Hearing his name called and seeing him walk across the stage – it was happy moment for this mama.  Of course, as soon as he tossed that cap, he was eager to get out and spread his wings!

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He worked hard for this achievement and I want to get the perfect him the perfect gift to celebrate the occasion! Thankfully, Best Buy has the greatest gifts for graduates ready to spread their wings – from the grad heading off to college to the fitness fanatic!  

  • Moving out: Gifts for the Grad that is getting ready for college or may be simply moving out into the world on their own, help them get all set up. 
  • Networker: Grad that uses technology to keep totally connected while on the go with a variety of devices.  This tech forward Grad leans on devices to make life easier go having the latest and greatest is always a priority.
  • Fitness Fanatic: Gifts for this grad include tech and small appliances that play to their healthy, on the go, athletic nature.  Out for a run, in the kitchen or at the gym, a great gifts for this grad helps them stay  on track in many ways.

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My son has already moved out and into his first apartment and is in need of everything to furnish his home.  You might not think of Best Buy as a place to stock up on household gifts for a new grad but the selection is pretty fabulous for those just starting out.  Best Buy has kitchen items like the Keurig Elite Single-Serve Brewer for after a late night of college studies or the Ninja Blender for quick morning smoothies.  You can also find plenty of entertainment “toys” like Samsung 32” Class LED 1080p Smart HDTV and the Sony Smart Wi-Fi Built-In Blu-ray Player.  Check out this list of gifts for the grad heading out on his own or to college:

  • Stone Bake Pizza Oven
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Ninja Blender
  • 4-Slice Toaster Oven
  • Beats by Dr. Dre Pill Portable Stereo Speaker
  • Samsung 32” Class LED 1080p Smart HDTV
  • Sony Smart Wi-Fi Built-In Blu-ray Player
  • Game of Thrones Season 3 Blu-ray & DVD
  • LG Microwave + Pizza Oven
  • Frigidaire 3.1 Cu. Ft. Compact Refrigerator
  • iTunes Gift Card $50
  • Xbox One Console
  • Xbox One Titanfall
  • Keurig Elite Single-Serve Brewer
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 – 16GB Tablet
  • Zaggkeys Folio Keyboard Case
  • Asus Transformer T100 32GB Tablet
  • Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 16GB Tablet
  • HP Slate 7 Plus 7 Tablet
  • HP Envy Wireless e-All-in-One Printer
  • Tech21 Shell Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 Cell Phones
  • mophie Juice Pack Powerstation Mini
  • Hoover WindTunnel 2 Vacuum
  • Hamilton Beach Set & Forget Stay or Go Slow Cooker
  • Thule Crossover Backpack

Once my son gets settled in, we will be heading to Best Buy for his graduation present.  Which do you think your graduate would love? I think the LG Microwave would come in handy but if I know my kid, he is going to be swooning over the Amazon Fire TV.

Do you love twitter parties? Best Buy is hosting a Grad Twitter Party on Tuesday June 24  (6/24) at 7PM CST. Join the party for a chance to receive Best Buy gift cards and other great products. Tweet #GreatestGrad with your favorite Grad’s Gift ideas from Best Buy.

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Mother’s Day is just over a week away and if you are still looking for the perfect gift, look no more!  Best Buy has the perfect gift for any mom and has created an easy gift center for you to shop for the Fitness Fanatic, Foodie, On-The-Go, Adventurer or Entertainer Mom’s on your list.

As a busy mom of six (and one more on the way), I am sure I fit into almost every one of those categories but the products on the Foodie Mom list made me swoon!  I cook all of my families meals and as you can imagine, with a family this size, it’s like cooking for a small army!  I love experimenting with new recipes and baking is a favorite with myself and the kids.  My daughter actually wants to start a cupcake shop with me.  If I could talk my husband into any Mother’s Day Gift, it would the coveted KitchenAid Ultra Power Tilt-Head Stand Mixer!  Oh the cupcakes we could bake! 

Best Buy has dozens of amazing gifts for the foodie mom including the following:

  • Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 16GB
  • Mini Jambox Wireless Speaker
  • iPad Air Defender Papaya
  • KitchenAid Ultra Power Tilt-Head Stand Mixer
  • Cuisinart Griddler
  • Smart Oven Convection Toaster/Pizza Oven
  • Oster Waffle Maker
  • Hamilton Beach set and forget slow cooker
  • Cuisinart Food Processor
  • 8 bottle wine chiller
  • Ninja Blender
  • Breville Juicer
  • Samsung 22″ Class LED 1080p HDTV
  • Cuisinart Smart Stick 2-Speed Hand Blender
  • Keurig special edition
  • Rocketfish Under-Cabinet Mount For Most 13″ – 22″ Flat-Panel TVs
  • Dash Greek Yogurt Maker

Make sure you check out the gift center for more awesome gifts for mom! 

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Check out Best Buy’s Low-Price Guarantee and free shipping with qualified purchase!

Do you love twitter parties? Best Buy is hosting two Mother’s Day Twitter Parties on Friday May 2nd at 12:00pm CST and Wednesday May 7th at 7pm CST . Feel free to join one or both of these parties for a chance to receive Best Buy gift cards and other great products. Tweet #GreatestMom with your favorite Mother’s Day Gift ideas from Best Buy.

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Mother’s Day is right around the corner – May 11th!  It’s a day to honor and celebrate our mothers and what better way to say I love you than with a bouquet of beautiful flowers from Teleflora! 

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About Teleflora
At Teleflora, we’re proud to have been connecting customers with the nation’s best florists for more than 78 years. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Teleflora has over 16,000 member florists throughout the U.S. and Canada, with an additional 20,000 affiliated florists outside North America. This extensive network, coupled with our commitment to exceptional customer service, means that when you send flowers from Teleflora, you can be confident that you’re sending the best. As a service organization rather than a florist, Teleflora makes it easy to select beautiful florist-delivered products by investing in the most modern technology, seeking continuous innovation and improvement in services, and providing the best people in the business to ensure your confidence that your order will be placed easily and filled by a Teleflora florist quickly and professionally to your complete satisfaction.

Teleflora has a fantastic selection of Mothers Day Flowers.  With everything from breathtaking rose arrangements to fun and fresh daisies, Teleflora is sure to have mom’s favorite flowers! 

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Each colorful bouquet includes a beautiful, keepsake vase.  Teleflora has many unique bouquets that are sure to wow mom this Mother’s Day!

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All of Teleflora’s Mother’s Day bouquets are hand-arranged and hand-delivered by a local florist. It’s easy to order flowers online – choose your bouquet, add any additional items like Mylar balloons or chocolates, set a date and you’re done!  So easy!

Imagine mom’s joy when she opens the door to welcome a bouquet of her favorite flowers!

spafinder_p1Teleflora is offering a special Mother’s Day Package.  The package includes a flower bouquet, keepsake vase and a gift card to Spafinder Wellness 365 Gift card.  Spafinder gift cards can be used at over 20,00 spa and wellness locations worldwide.  This complete package is sure to provide mom with a special pampering!

Mother’s Day is the busiest day of the year for florists, so be sure to order early for the best selection and for Sunday delivery on May 11th!

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Enter promo code at checkout or click the link and 20% off discount will be automatically applied.

Coupon valid until 10/16/14

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One lucky readers is going to win $75 Gift Certificate to Teleflora (plus the $14.99 service fee is waived)!

 

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Valentines Day is right around the corner and what better way to say “I love you” than with a beautiful flower bouquet from Teleflora!

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About Teleflora
At Teleflora, we’re proud to have been connecting customers with the nation’s best florists for more than 78 years. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Teleflora has over 16,000 member florists throughout the U.S. and Canada, with an additional 20,000 affiliated florists outside North America. This extensive network, coupled with our commitment to exceptional customer service, means that when you send flowers from Teleflora, you can be confident that you’re sending the best. As a service organization rather than a florist, Teleflora makes it easy to select beautiful florist-delivered products by investing in the most modern technology, seeking continuous innovation and improvement in services, and providing the best people in the business to ensure your confidence that your order will be placed easily and filled by a Teleflora florist quickly and professionally to your complete satisfaction.

Teleflora offers a beautiful selection of flowers for Valentine’s Day for that special someone in your life.  Imagine your valentines excitement when flowers are delivered right to their front door or office! 

With everything from roses to daisies in hues of red, pink, purple and white, there is a Valentine’s Day bouquet for every flower preference. 

flowerscollageStarting at $29.99, choices include a variety of vases and styles. Choose a traditional vase of flowers or explore the creative options like the heart shaped bouquet in a red, bamboo box container.  Whatever style you choose, your loved one is sure to be impressed with these beautiful flowers!

To celebrate love everywhere, Teleflora is offering one of my readers the chance to win a $75 Gift Certificate to their shop.  Good luck!

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Save 20% off at Teleflora using coupon code FLOWERS6W.

Coupon valid until 6/15/14.

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Do you have a hard-to-shop person on your list this year?  I have the perfect solution for you! Why not give them the flu, a stomach ache or the rotovirus?

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With GIANTmicrobes, you can gift your loved one a wide variety of microbes, from maladies to menageries!  Even better, you can get some in fun Christmas Boxed Sets!
microbesGIANTmicrobes are stuffed animals that look like tiny microbes but much, much larger!  The GIANTmicrobes website has a huge variety of microbes including the cold, brain cell, penicillin, even bed bug.  The latest releases are plasma, liver cell, even heart cell that beats when you press it!  They are great for teaching or just for fun!  
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I absolutely love candles!  They are perfect for setting a mood whether it be a candle lit dinner, holiday get-together or just curling up on the couch for a movie at home.

That’s why I was down right giddy when I discovered Volcanica and their gorgeous selection of exotic candles made from artisans in Bali!

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Each artisan-made, exotic Volcanica candle is a unique decorative work of art that reflects the beautiful, exotic tradition of Balinese wood carving. Fabricated with pure waxes from bees and palm tree, these Eco-friendly candles are made with only natural ingredients indigenous to Bali.

We recently had the opportunity to experience the Rose Candles from Volcanica. 

IMG_7910The Roses Collection is stunning and feature delicate roses carved into the entire candle.  Each candle came in a black, decorative box so they are perfect for gift giving. 

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What makes these candles unique, aside from the striking beauty, is that these candles burn from the core to create luminaries without melting the intricate design. 

IMG_7913Once the core is melted down enough, you can preserve your candle forever by just dropping in a tea light.  We burned our candles for a couple hours and are just now getting to where we can add a tea light, so they can essentially burn for hours and hours!

IMG_7909The Roses candles come in pink, cream, cream frosted with silver, cream frosted with gold, amethyst and red and are available in pillars, balls, squares and tapers.

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The Volcanica collections include 221 eco-friendly styles that burn without soot or smoke in materials including their proprietary blend of wax, wood, metal and glass. All the Volcanica aromatherapy candle essences are made from pure essential oils.

The Volcanica Candles are perfect for gift giving or entertaining this holiday season and at under $30 for most individual candles, they are easy on your wallet as well.

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When I was pregnant with Kinsley, I posted on Facebook that I wanted a unique, uncommon name for her…something you wouldn’t find on a pencil.  A friend of mine commented, “Why? Kids love to see their name on things”.  It really made me think about how I felt when I was a kid and received new pencils for school with my name on them.   She was absolutely right, kids love to see their name on things.  It’s the first word they learn to write and recognize.  Although I didn’t end up naming her something that was hugely popular, it’s still very easy to have her name engraved on pencils as well as a variety of other items as well.

Recently, I had to opportunity to check out the coolest website, NameArt.com.  Name Art takes a child’s love of their name and transforms into lovable art decor and gifts.  I used the site to create beautiful items for my grandson, Liam.

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Welcome to the MyPerfectGift.com Father’s Day Giveaway!

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Do you know what dad wants for Father’s Day?

MyPerfectGift.com lets you buy the gift your loved ones really want.

Have him create a FREE MyPerfectGift.com registry and you will know exactly what to get him!

To celebrate Dad’s, MyPerfectGift.com has teamed up with a group of seriously awesome bloggers to bring you this Father’s Day giveaway and a chance to win a Coleman Road Trip Collapsible Grill!

How to be Eligible to Win

Create a registry with at least 3 gifts or add to an existing registry. {sign-up with one click using your Facebook info} ~ When you sign up please use the letters “MPM” in the “Referred By” box.

One lucky winner will receive the Coleman Road Trip Collapsible Grill LXE*!!

Organized by: Mom Powered Media

Hosted by: Baby Costcutters, Mom to Bed By 8, Powered by Mom, Giveaway Booster, and Filipino Pork Recipes

 

Giveaway ends June 14th at 11:59pm, open to US residents, ages 18+. To enter please use the Rafflecopter form below. Good luck!

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Disclosure: To be eligible to win this giveaway you must create an account and add at least three items in your registry. If you already have a MyPerfectGift registry just add a gift to your existing registry to be eligible for this giveaway. I received no compensation for this publication. My opinions are my own and may differ from those of your own. Kate n’ Kaboodle is not responsible for sponsor prize shipment. This event was organized by MomPoweredMedia please contact tina@babycostcutters.com with questions or to see your business or blog featured on the next big event!

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With Mother’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to honor that special Mom in your life.  Whether she is a new mom or a seasoned vet, all mom’s need pampering this Mother’s Day!  A gift basket is the perfect way to send your love this Mother’s Day and Holiday Gift’s & Baskets is just the place to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift!

Does your mom like chocolate or maybe a bit of pampering?  Holiday Gifts & Baskets offers a huge selection of gifts for Mother’s Day.  For a mom who needs pampering, the spa baskets include lotions, bath products, gourmet tea and treats.  The chocolate lover will adore the gourmet chocolate gifts that are filled with decadent treats from chocolatiers like Ghirardelli and Godiva.  If Mom is more healthy conscious, the baskets filled with fresh-fruit, gourmet nuts, and snacks would be the perfect gift basket!
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To celebrate Mom’s everywhere, TWO lucky winners will get to choose their favorite gift (valued at up to $80) from over 100 lovely designs shown here.

Mother’s Day Giveaway Rules
Enter using any of the Rafflecopter choices available for entry below. Any of the options are acceptable, and entries per person are limited to the number indicated in the contest form. Entries will be reviewed.  Duplicate or incomplete entries will be removed.

If you have problems using Rafflecopter, be sure you are running the latest version of your web browser and have JavaScript updated.

NOTE – You must complete the specified entry task in order to be eligible to win the contest.  If you click the green entry button without completing the task, your entry will be thrown out (disqualified from winning the prize).

Contest is open to all residents of the 48 Contiguous States. You must be 18 years old or older to enter.

Winners will be chosen randomly.  The two winners will receive their choice of a Mother’s Day Basket valued at up to $80 from this page.

If you are chosen, you will be notified via the e-mail. Winners must respond within three days of being contacted. If you do not respond within that period, another winner will be chosen.

The full list of rules can be found here .

Sweepstakes ends at midnight EST on May 5, 2013. The sweepstakes winners will be announced by May 12, 2013.

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