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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is hitting theaters next month!  I am so excited to see one of our favorite children’s books come to life. 

Disney’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” follows the exploits of 11-year-old Alexander (Ed Oxenbould) as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life—a day that begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by one calamity after another. But when Alexander tells his upbeat family about the misadventures of his disastrous day, he finds little sympathy and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him. He soon learns that he’s not alone when his mom (Jennifer Garner), dad (Steve Carell), brother (Dylan Minnette) and sister (Kerris Dorsey) all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Anyone who says there is no such thing as a bad day just hasn’t had one. “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” directed by Independent Spirit Award-winner Miguel Arteta (“The Good Girl,” “Cedar Rapids,” “Youth in Revolt”) from a screenplay by Rob Lieber, is a 21 Laps Entertainment/Jim Henson Company production. The film hits theaters nationwide Oct. 10, 2014.

 

In celebration of the film release, I wanted to tell you about the sweepstakes they are conducting with a chance to win a family vacation!

To enter all you need to do is share your Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad throwback family photo using #VeryBadDaySweeps on Twitter or Instagram for a chance to win an Adventures by Disney trip for four to Disney Aulani, resort & spa!

No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. See official rules: http://on.fb.me/1tatOdF

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ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY opens in theaters October 10th!

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Below are some fun new activity sheets, mazes and a memory game all inspired by the film opening next month!

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LuguLake Bluetooth Speaker Giveaway!

Sponsored by: LuguLake

Hosted by:  Savory Savings 

Co-hosted by: On the Scene with Mrs. King

LuguLake Bluetooth Speaker Giveaway September 5 - 19

Taking music on the go is so easy these days with smart phones, MP3 players and tablets – but often times, those tiny built in speakers are only good if you are alone.  Want a group of people to hear something, or want to hear it over road noise in the car or a group of people talking and you are likely out of luck.  Check out the portable bluetooth speaker from LuguLake that Krista from Savory Savings recently reviewed.  This compact bluetooth speakers is easy to use and provides quality sound for a great price (check out the deals for them on Amazon – they would make excellent holiday gifts!)

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I have a fun giveaway to share with you! Rosey The Coupon Coach made the front page of the Burlington County Times Newspaper for her “Couponing for Charity”.  To celebrate her achievement, we are teaming up to offer you an amazing giveaway below!

 
Win (1) of (3) $25 Gift Cards to Acme Market and Affiliate Stores!
 
(Acme, Albertson’s, Tom Thumb, Lucky, Hornbacher’s, 
Shaw’s Star, Cub
Foods, 
Shoppers, Shop ‘n Save)

 

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No purchase is necessary to enter. Void where prohibited by law. The odds of winning are based on the number of entries received. Contest open to US residents 18 years of age or older only. Confirmed Winner(s) (by Random.org) will be contacted by email. Winner(s) have 48 hours to claim their prize before a new winner is chosen. All entries will be verified before prize(s) will be awarded. Any fraudulent entries will result in forfeiture of your entries. Kate n’ Kaboodle is not responsible for product shipment and/or delivery. This event is in no way administered, sponsored, or endorsed by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest, or Instagram. This disclosure is done in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 10 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Rosey The Coupon Coach is responsible for the shipment of all prizes.

Lalaloopsy Girls Doll Giveaway!

Sponsored by: Lalaloopsy Girls

Hosted by:  Savory Savings 

Co-hosted by: My Mismatched World & My World Simplified

Lalaloopsy Girls Doll Giveaway September 4 - 18

Isn’t it a sad time when your kids declare that they are “too big” for a favorite show?  Recently, Krista over at Savory Savings, experienced that when her youngest declared that her favorite show, Lalaloopsy, was “for babies”, but the good news is – now there are the Lalaloopsy Girls!  A slightly older version of the Lalaloopsy we all know and love!  Krista’s daughter received a new Lalaloopsy Girls Doll and is excited to watch the new one hour special, Lalaloopsy Girls: Welcome to L.A.L.A Prep School, on September 7 at 12 PM, on Nickolodeon!

Check out the new fun music video from the Lalaloopsy Girls!

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Who doesn’t love some spending money? Even better, who doesn’t love some spending money from Target? Here’s your chance to win some nice $$ for a trip to Target!

Welcome to the Sprinkles Magazine Media $50 Target Gift Card Giveaway Event

Hosted by Conservamom

This fun event will give one lucky reader the chance at a $50 Gift Card form everyone’s favorite store.

All you have to do is enter to win.

So head below and enter. In the meantime, check out Sprinkles Magazine and all the fun and educational articles that are perfect for any parent!

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One lucky winner will win a $50 Target Gift Card. Giveaway open to US only and ends on 9/29 at 11:59pm. Good luck!

 

Disclosure: This giveaway is in no way associated with, sponsored, administered, or endorsed by Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest or any other social media network.All opinions and experiences are Conservamoms. Open to US & must be 18+. Confirmed Winner(s) will be contacted by email and have 48 hours to respond before a new winner will be drawn. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. The sponsor will be responsible for product shipment to winner(s) of the giveaway. Conservamom will not be responsible for prize fulfillment. The disclosure is done in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 10 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. For questions or to see your product featured in an Event you can contact Elia At Conservamom

TrackIf $500 Cash Giveaway

As a business owner, your goal is to not only draw customers to your site, but to create sales conversions as often as possible. With Internet marketing reaching its highest level ever, having an active ecommerce site is a great method to boost your business sales. Whether you have a store front with an additional website, or work solely as an online proprietor, utilizing all information available to you to increase sales is imperative.

TrackIf is the perfect solution for large and small ecommerce sites of all types. This innovative ecommerce app works not only to benefit the website owner and seller, but as a means of help to a buyer as well. Not only will you as a business owner be able to increase your sales conversions, your customers will be naturally drawn back to your site to meet their needs in the future thus creating a long term repeat customer.

What Is TrackIf?

This great back end tool is a method to track your customers habits on your site. A simple code added to your site allows you to see what potential customers are interested in, as well as the price points they find appropriate. TrackIf gives you not only information about your customers habits, it gives them the opportunity to easily let you know what they would like to see happen. In the process, it allows your customer to take control of their shopping experience and give you feedback in a simple and non intrusive to them way.

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Why Choose TrackIf For My Site?

  • Additional Buttons To Remind or Notify of Updates, Sales & Price Changes. These are easily placed next to the “buy now” button on all products. This gives your potential customers the ability to specify the price point they would be willing to pay, so if the product goes on sale at that price they would receive an email notice encouraging them to come back and make the purchase.
  • Out Of Stock Notices. Addition of a “notify me” button to all pages so if an item is out of stock, you won’t lose future sales. As soon as it is back in stock your customer will be alerted and return to make their purchase. This also gives you an insight on how many additional products to have on hand to supply your customer base in the future.
  • Integrated Social Commerce Capture. This utilizes your existing social media following to increase sales without paying the high fees social media often charges to promote your business. When a customer shares a product from your website to social media, they will be given the opportunity to receive notices regarding that product in the future. Sale prices, special events and promos will be sent to them as requested. No more paying extra on your social media pages to promote your sales to the existing followers! TrackIf does it for you.
  • Wishlist Price Change Updates & Promotions. When someone adds an item to their wishlist, they are now opted into an email update when that price changes or a sale includes the item. Additionally, you can look at the items most often added to wishlists and then create a special promotional event to increase sales on that one item.
  • Search Tracking. This unique addition to the TrackIf Ecommerce app is great for those sites wanting to know what their customers are looking for. A “Save This Search” button added to the site allows your visitors to be alerted of new or return items matching their search.

What Is My Investment?

There is no up front cost! You are only charged by TrackIf if you succeed in creating sales leads through the links and alerts generated as a part of the TrackIf system, email alerts and wishlists. You can set up TrackIf within a few days, give it a test run and see how it works for your site without a hefty up front fee.

TrackIf proves to be an excellent application that is not only simple and non invasive to you or the customer, but affordable for even the smallest online business. If you are looking to increase your sales and revenue, set up TrackIf to help you naturally create leads and conversions with your existing and new customers. This integrated ecommerce application is a great asset to your website and business goals.

Get started with TrackIf today!

I am excited to share with you this amazing giveaway!

One winner will receive a $500 Cash from TrackIf.

You read that right – $500 buckaroos!  Enter on the widget below! Good luck!

Giveaway ends September 16th at 11:59pm, open to US residents, ages 18+. Only one entrant per household, per address. Winner is subject to eligibility verification. Enter using the giveaway form below. Good luck!

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Disclaimer: The participating bloggers were not compensated for this post. No purchase is necessary to enter. One entrant per household, per address. Void where prohibited by law. Winner(s) will be contacted by email and have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen. The sponsor(s) will be responsible for product shipment to winner(s) of this sweepstakes. This event is in no way administered, sponsored, or endorsed by, or associated with, Facebook and/or Twitter, Google, Pinterest. Contact teri@mompoweredmedia.com if you have any additional questions or comments.

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Hosted by: Tales From A Southern Mom

Co-Hosted by: Thoughts of Happiness

Sponsored by: Fellowes

 

With school just starting and prime craft time coming up, this is a perfect time to win a new Fellowes Laminator. Its easy to use and fast to heat up. There are so many reasons to have one in your house. Imagine all the fun things you can create!

Head over and read Tales From A Southern Mom’s review HERE and see how she used it in her house. You will find even more uses for it in your home. The possibilities are endless.

Now is the chance to win an incredible Fellowes package! This giveaway package includes everything that you need to get started including pouches and an ideas booklet! It is the perfect tool for those of you that are homeschooling this session.

Enter below and Good Luck!

 

 

 

Disclosure: Kate n’ Kaboodle did not receive compensation for this post and is not responsible for prize fulfillment.

FALL IMAGINE WISH

Sponsored by Get my Wish

Hosted by Bonkers4coupons

With the Fall season approaching it’s finally time to enjoy the cooler temperatures outdoors and all those fun fall activities. I know for myself, it’s my favorite time of the year. My family and I love to visit farms where we can pick our own pumpkins and apples. My children really enjoy going on hayrides and walking through corn mazes. The season of fall is also a great time to vacation. I know from experience, the weather is still great and it’s less of a crowd. Celebrating a birthday during these fall months can be just rewarding. Creating a Fall wish list from Get my Wish will allow you to personalized your own gift list to share with family and friends.

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Purchasing a birthday gift can be challenging for others specially when we don’t know if they don’t already own it. As a gift giver, I know that would be disappointment to me. Get my Wish takes out the guessing of searching for that special occasion gift. Anyone can create a free personalized gift wish list or registry for birthdays, baby showers, weddings and even for upcoming holidays.

The folks over at Get my Wish are all about making things easier for you . You have that option to email and share your wish list to friends, family and even co- workers right from their website. Having a hard time choosing what’s the best gift? No problem, They even offer free concierge service.

It’s easy to set up your free account and takes no time at all . Like I mentioned, you can easily share it with family and friends through social media plus you can also download your email contacts right into your account. This option makes it so convenient for your recipients to receive your wish list right away. Another great feature is that you can even personalize a special template according to your gift celebration.

On their newly updated website, you can view many gift pick ideas that are placed in categories to help you choose any special gift for a men, women and children.

As a recipient of the gift wish list, they even will donate $1 for each gift that is bought from their site to charities. So your gifts are a special way of giving back.

Remember it’s free to set up and create a wish list. It’s easy to send to friends and family. Plus giving your gift ideas to them will result on gifts that you wish for rather than duplicates that you already own.

I recently just created a new fall birthday wish list and you can view it here.

 

Now you have a chance to win a $100 Amazon e-gift card. Open to US and Canada residents. Must be 18+ to enter. Giveaway ends 9/22 at 11:59pm est.

Enter through the Giveaway Tools below. Good Luck!

 

Bonkers4coupons and the blogs participating are not responsible for prize fulfillment/shipment. Bonkers4coupons received monetary compensation for the hosting of this giveaway.Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and any other social media are not affiliated with this giveaway. If you have any questions please contact the host of this giveaway.

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When I heard the words pre-cancer I walked home in a daze.  I didn’t even take the bus home that day.  At 18 years old  I didn’t think it could happen to me.  I was wrong.  Granted it was ‘pre’ and not full blown cancer, but still, you don’t think it can happen to you or someone you love, until it does happen.  

Unfortunately, I had a doctor that wasn’t skilled at the sewing up part after taking the offending cells out and I have a scar on my back to remind me, but at least it was caught early and taken care of, almost, properly.  

As a teen I had laid out in the sun trying to get a tan, so I could get the pretty skin my siblings have, olive skin. But fair skin is not meant to be brown, olive or tanned.  

On the way home that day from the doctor’s office; I was thinking of all the times I had not been careful about the sun’s rays and literally ‘baked’ my skin at times.  Back then, UV Skinz sun protective clothing wasn’t around, but I am sure glad they are now!

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UK skinz was created and began after the creator and CEO, Rhonda Sparks, lost her 32 year old husband, Darren, to melanoma.  Because of this terrible loss, Rhonda is passionate in her daily efforts to raise awareness about the life-saving benefits of protecting oneself and our loved ones from the harmful exposures of UV rays.  

Rhonda has created a UPF 50+ certified sun protective line for the entire family!  From sizes 3 months to 4XL, UV Skinz provides a wide range of sizes in their UV protective clothing line.  UPF clothing for men, women and children alike are available so that you and your loved ones can practice sun safety to LIVE and HAVE FUN outdoors!  

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Before I opened the packages containing the Long Sleeve Aloha Sun Shirt and the Board Shorts I received to review; I fully expected some sort of thick material to both protect me from the sun’s rays but also able to be worn while swimming or participating in water related activities.  I was so wrong about the thick material! 

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The Women’s Long Sleeve, Aloha Sun & Swim Shirt  is breathable, quick drying and lightweight.   That thick fabric I was imagining? Yeah, not even close.  

This UV swim shirt, in the classic Hawaiian print fabric, is so soft and nice against my skin; I wouldn’t need to wear a suit beneath it.  It will pair well with any of UV Skinz solid colored swim wear pieces, such as, skirts, board shorts, capris, etc.  It is certified UPF 50+ and it’s also chlorine and saltwater resistant.  I absolutely love this swim shirt! It’s cute, fun, sun wear that will protect my skin from the UV rays.

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These semi-fitted mid-rise board shorts with back elastic and front waistband tab, with drawstring,  are perfect on or off the beach. My board shorts have the Velcro closure at the front with the added stretch fly insert for added comfort.   Other board shorts may have a snap as well.  They are figure flattering with their front pockets and there’s a hidden key pocket at the waist.   There is also a back pocket with a flap.  

The board shorts are a super cute design, with soft Microfibre fabric, quick drying and UPF 50+. They are very comfortable, look cute; and I love them! Seriously, who knew you could look so cute and still be protecting your skin from harmful UV rays?

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Also included in my review package is this handy dandy UV detector key chain.  As you can see from the above picture when I was outside the UV detector was showing that there was a high amount of harmful UV rays at that time.  I think this is terrific to have because I tend to need physical reminders for things and this would remind me when I need to cover up with UV Skinz or get in the shade.

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UV Skinz has eco-friendly,  sun protective clothing for the whole family.   It’s fun, fashionable and affordable.  As I was looking through the catalog I made a  list of what items to purchase both for myself and my loved ones.  I will be using UV Skinz, now and in the years to come as well.  Check out UV Skinz and have a sun safe day! :)

Connect

You can connect with UV Skinz on their website, blog, and via social media outlets: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram

Buy It

Purchase UV Skinz  sun protective clothing on their website or call them toll free at 877-887-5469, if you’d like to find a retailer in your area.

Win It

One Kate n’ Kaboodle reader will win a $50 GC towards any UV Skinz brand products!!!

US & Canadian residents only

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I received the products to review.  No other form of compensation was received. All opinions are my own.