Saturday, December 20, 2014

Great holiday gift ideas from Best Buy! #HintingSeason

Are you ready? Do you have all your shopping done? Don't worry - you're not alone! I have a number of things to pick up still and my destination is Best Buy. Best Buy has all of the things that I know my family wants!

I'm going bright and early to pick up an Xbox One for my boys. They've been asking for an Xbox and the Xbox One is THE place for gaming!  

Xbox One was built by gamers, for gamers. With the best exclusive titles (Halo, Sunset Overdrive), the biggest blockbusters (Assassin’s Creed and Call of Duty) the hottest sports franchises (Madden 15, FIFA 15, NBA 2K15) and top family titles (Fantasia: Music Evolved, Just Dance 15, Skylanders) Xbox One takes gaming to a whole new level.
In addition to being a great gaming console, Xbox one connects consumers unlike any other device.  Xbox One enables access to the latest TV shows and movies through your favorite apps.  With Xbox One all of your media is at your fingertips when you want it.
I hope to get them a couple of nice JBL speakers and headphones too!

JBL Charge 2 - Between the twin passive radiators for deep bass, the massive 6000mAh battery and the hands-free conference speakerphone the key benefit is the Bluetooth Social Mode which allows up to three different users to take their turns to play their own playlists on a single speaker.
JBL Flip 2 - Aside from the dual performance-tuned JBL drivers and a built-in bass port, the key benefit of the JBL Flip 2 is the SoundClear echo and noise cancellation combined with the state-of the art microphone system to pick up calls on the speaker.
JBL Reflect Earbud headphones - Sweat proof ergonomic design.  With a 5 hour rechargeable battery and a reach of about 40 feet, the JBL Reflect BT’s key benefit is the design of the ergonomic eartips along with the built-in magnets which keep your buds on standby without loose cables. I may have to get a set of these for myself as well!
For the traveler in your life, or anyone who likes to know where they're going, how about a Garmin or TomTom?

Featuring bluetooth connectivity for hands-free calling, traffic and weather updates.  Lane assist, Lifetime traffic and map updates.   Voice Recognition Technology.  
Garmin 52LM5.0” display
Maps of 49 U.S. states, plus lifetime map updates
Lane assist with junction view
Displays speed limit and accurate arrival time
Easily find addresses and millions of points of interest
Spoken turn-by-turn directions
Garmin 2597LMT
5.0” display
Maps of 49 U.S. states, plus lifetime map updates
Lane assist with junction view
Displays speed limit and accurate arrival time
Easily find addresses and millions of points of interest
Spoken turn-by-turn directions

TomTom Go 50s
Lifetime TomTom Traffic: Drive with #TomTom Traffic for the lifetime of your device
Lifetime Maps (US, Canada, Mexico): Always drive with the latest map
3D Maps. See buildings and landmarks in stunning 3D
5" touchscreen with advanced lane guidance

The best part about all of these great gifts is that they come with Best Buy's excellent customer service and there's a TONS of sale items! I walked into Best Buy the other night and was INSTANTLY asked if I could be helped! I don't get that kind of service anywhere else. I love that store! Why not finish your shopping at #BestBuy?

Disclosure:  Monica's Rants, Raves & Reviews has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received product/service at a reduced price or free.

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Friday, December 19, 2014

Disney's Frozen Bed & Chair Giveaway - ends 12/20!

Everything Mommyhood has teamed up with a handful of bloggers to bring you this fabulous giveaway just in time for the Holidays! Special thanks to our co-hosts Our Piece of Earth, Bayou City Mamas, Metro Detroit Mommy, The Stuff of Success, and Found Frolicking.

Sponsored by Delta Children!

Everything Mommyhood received both Disney's Frozen Upholstered Chair & Canopy Toddler Bed, make sure to check out her review! Disney's Frozen Upholstered Chair Review Disney's Frozen Canopy Toddler Bed Review

Disney's Frozen Upholstered Chair A cool chair fit for a (snow) queen, this Frozen Upholstered Chair from Delta Children will cast a stylish spell on your girl's room. Featuring colorful graphics of Anna and Elsa, this comfy chair boasts a sturdy hardwood frame and plush seat, making it the perfect place for any Frozen fan.
  • Recommended for ages 3-6
  • Holds up to 100 lbs.
  • Features a hardwood frame and padded seat
  • Assembled dimensions: 23.5"L x 17.5"W x 18.5"H
  • Wipe clean with mild soap and water
  • Meets or exceeds all safety standards set by the CPSC

Disney's Frozen Canopy Toddler Bed With fun graphics along the canopy, headboard and footboard that feature Princess Anna and Queen Elsa, your child will love the Disney Frozen Anna and Elsa Canopy Toddler Bed. Two attached sleep rails help keep your little one from falling out of bed while sleeping, and the sturdy steel frame and high-quality plastic construction are easy to assemble and provide durable support for your child. The bed meets or exceeds ASTM and CPSC safety standards.
  • Two attached guard rails provide safety as your little one sleeps
  • Colorful Frozen graphics feature Princess Anna and Queen Elsa on the canopy, headboard and footboard
  • Low to the ground design helps make the bed easy to get into and out of
  • Steel frame and high-quality plastic construction provide a sturdy and durable design
  • Fits a standard-sized crib mattress (sold separately)
  • Simple assembly
  • JPMA certified to meet or exceed ASTM and CPSC safety standards
  • Recommended use: up to 50 lbs.
  • Product dimensions: 54"L x 31"W x 29"H
Buy it: You can purchase the Frozen Upholstered Chair at Toys R Us for $69.99. You can purchase the Frozen Toddler Canopy Bed at Toys R Us for $79.99. Make sure to follow Delta Children on Facebook!

Now for the giveaway! 

One lucky winner will receive a Frozen Upholstered Chair AND Frozen Toddler Canopy Bed, Retail approximately $150.00. Open to US only, 18 and up. Void where prohibited. One entrant per household/IP Address. Winner is subject to eligibility verification. Winner will be emailed and will have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen. Giveaway ends 12/20/2014 at 11:59pm CST

Disclosure: Everything Mommyhood received the items mentioned above for the posting and promotion of her review and giveaway. Monica's Rants, Raves & Reviews was not compensated for the promotion of this giveaway. All opinions are 100% our own and were not influenced in any way. Everything Mommyhood and participating bloggers are not responsible for prize shipment, Delta Children is responsible for prize fulfillment/shipment. Only one entrant per household, per address may enter. Winner is subject to eligibility verification. Winner will be contacted via email and will have 48 hours to respond. Failure to respond in a timely manner, a new winner will be chosen and you will forfeit your prize. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google, and any other social media are not affiliated with this posting or giveaway. 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. If you have any questions, please email

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Combi Multi-Purpose Stroller Giveaway - ends 1/18!


Welcome to Combi Catalyst Multi-Purpose Stroller Giveaway!  

Sponsored by Combi
Jenn’s Blah Blog has teamed up with Combi to bring one person a chance to win a Combi Catalyst Multi-Purpose Stroller. To learn more about this amazing sponsor, Combi, and all the exceptional products that they offer, check out Jenn’s Blah Blog’s Research is the Key to Finding the Right Multi-Purpose Stroller. If you are in the market for a baby/infant stroller, then you need to look to Combi. Combi’s Catalyst Multi-Purpose Stroller is simply loaded with features that are unbelievable. Not only is the stroller easy to handle, it folds down with just a push of the button. This stroller converts easily from a travel system to bassinet stroller with a lie-flat bassinet for sleeping baby. In addition, it converts quickly from a bassinet to a toddler seat providing three seating positions with an adjustable recline.

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Furthermore, the front facing position while strolling is great for car seat adaption and newborns. Plus, the under the seat storage area is large enough to hold just about everything that you need close at hand like the diaper bag, toys, bottles and it is accessible from all sides which is exceptionally handy.

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The large canopy provides ample coverage from the sunlight. There are a lot more features of this stroller that you will love. Check it out on the Combi’ website today. The Catalyst has a weight capacity of 50 pounds, so you will be using this stroller for quite a long time. Be sure to enter for your chance to win this magnificent multi-purpose stroller. To stay up to date with all the fun be sure to follow Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog on Facebook. You will also want to follow our sponsor, Combi, on Facebook. Giveaway will end at 11:59 p.m. est. on January 18, 2015.  Open to U.S. residents only, must be over the age of 18 and enter using the giveaway tool below. Good Luck Everyone!

Disclosure: Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog was compensated either by free product or payment. I have not been compensated for this post. All opinions and experiences are my own. Open to the U.S. residents and 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(s) will be responsible for product shipment to winner(s) of the giveaway. Sponsor will be responsible for prize fulfillment. This event is in no way associated with, sponsored, administered, or endorsed by Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest or any other social media network. 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.

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Carpet One Breast Cancer Awareness Giveaway - ends 12/22!

I know what you're thinking: didn't we just have Breast Cancer Awareness Month?! We did, but unfortunately breast cancer doesn't only affect people in October!  

I know first hand:  I am an 8 year survivor of that awful disease. I was a Stage 3B, which is the equivalent of a D minus.  It was a fight that I hope to never have to endure again, but one that I am sooo glad that I won!  

The bad part about breast cancer is that anyone can get it!  Women, men, old and young - no one is exempt. Over 220,000 women in the US were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014 alone! WOW. That is staggering!  What's even more astounding is that nearly 40,000 of the 220,000 women will die as a result of breast cancer.  That's 40,000 moms, sisters, aunts, wives, grandmas and daughters!

Carpet One is gifting doorways this season with both style and heart with a Welcome a Cure Pink Ribbon Mat that raises money for breast cancer research!  The company worked with 12 interior design experts who added their own personal taste in beautiful design to indoor/outdoor mats that contain the pink ribbon!  You can see the designs on Carpet One's website HERE.

For the past 10 years Carpet One Floor & Home has raised almost a million dollars to support breast cancer research from the 25% proceeds of each Welcome Mat it has sold! These mats retail for $24.99. 

To help raise awareness of this amazing program, Carpet One has generously agreed to give one of my readers their choice of mat! Simply enter using the GiveawayTools below, US only and Good Luck!

Disclosure:  Monica's Rants, Raves & Reviews received products and/or compensation for help facilitate her review and form her opinion, however my opinion remains 100% my own. This giveaway is in no way associated with any form of social media and is void where prohibited by law.

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