7.20.2017

thirty-one Giveaway

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! July is National Ice Cream month and if you're like me, you LOVE the sweet treat. My absolute favorite flavor is Bubble Gum. Yes, Bubble Gum. There's only one place that sells it around here and it's about 30 minutes up the road so I don't nearly get it as often as I'd like. If I can't have Bubble Gum then I settle for Ben & Jerry's Pistachio - it's seriously the only Pistachio I've found that's good, Homemade's Cherry Cordial or just plain Vanilla. Read how Thirty-One Gifts is celebrating National Ice Cream Month then enter the fun giveaway!
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The July monthly special from Thirty-One Gifts is super sweet! The new ice cream print, Sweet Sprinkles, is offered in three products – their best-selling Large Utility Tote, the Double Duty Caddy, and Oh-Snap Bin. The ice cream cone and popsicle embroidery may be put on most products, along with text such as a name, phrase, or meaningful message for gift-giving. When combined with the new Get the Scoop Bowl Set, you're ready for entertaining in sweet summer style.
Thirty-One is offering products with the new Sweet Sprinkles print, along with the Get the Scoop Bowl Set as both customer and hostess specials in July. With any $35 purchase, customers may get up to two sale items, including the Double Duty Caddy for just $10 (regularly $25), the Oh-Snap Bin for $5 (regularly $10) or the bowl set for $15 (regularly $35). Hostesses who host a Thirty-One party in July are offered a five-piece Scoop N’ Style Bundle for $35, worth $269 when they host a party where sales total at least $600.
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  ONE entrant will be selected at random by the entry form to receive Thirty-One Gifts Sweet Sprinkles Prize Package (ARV $105). Open for entry to readers in the US/CAN, 18 years and older from 07/14/17 at 12:00 a.m. ET thru 07/31/2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The winner will have 24 hours to respond to notification email to claim their prize or a new winner will be selected. See Rafflecopter for official rules. TKDI is not responsible for fulfilling prize obligations from sponsors or self-sponsoring bloggers. Void where prohibited. No purchase necessary. Thirty-One Gifts Sweet Sprinkles Prize Package Includes: (1) Large Utility Tote (1) Oh-Snap Bin (1) Double Duty Caddy (1) Get The Scoop Bowl Set a Rafflecopter giveaway
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7.19.2017

Unique Party Ideas


Planning birthday parties can be so challenging! You have to come up with a unique theme, send out invitations, buy decorations, figure out food options, put together the party, host the party, clean up the party, and more. If not ‘hard,’ it is definitely time consuming. Nowadays, kids have the most elaborate and creative parties! Everyone is coming up with new, unique parties and the pressure is on when it’s your turn to host. I know what it’s like to have that pressure on me, so I wanted to help you all out and give you a few creative party ideas!

  • Rock Star Party
A rock star party would be a blast for any kid (or adult) that loves to perform! There are so many ways you can incorporate this theme into a party, but some of my favorite ideas are to set up a red carpet for all of the kids to walk when they arrive, make a stage and put on performances, make VIP passes for all of the kids, give out pop rocks or rock candy as a favor, create cute star decorations, and for invitations, make concert passes. If you put on performances, a bonus (if you can do it) would be to record all of the songs sung by the kids and create a CD at the end of the party with all of their songs on it. You could double this as a favor, or just add it along with the rock candy or pop rocks favor. An amazing gift for this party would be a guitar or set of drums!

  • Hawaiian Luau Party
Who doesn’t love Lilo and Stitch?! Creating a luau is fun for all ages and both genders. The best part about a Hawaiian themed party is that it is easy to do! A lot of decorations can just be flowers and food items. For example, if you have cards to label your food options, you can put them on floral paper to stay with the theme. Some of my other favorite ideas are creating easy grass skirts, making Hawaiian chicken kabobs, drinking out of coconuts and maybe even having the party by the pool! There are so many ideas for a Hawaiian Luau party and you cannot go wrong, no matter what you end up doing. A great gift idea for a Hawaiian Luau party would be a trip to Hawaii - can you beat that?!

  • Art party
An art party is a great way to have a traditional party, but there are a lot of ways to put a spin on it. For one, hiring a painter to actually live paint the party is an amazing, fun idea that the kids would love! If you don’t like the idea of hiring a painter for that purpose, you could also hire a caricature drawer so that all of the kids could take home their own caricature. If you don’t want to spend that much money, you can always just set up art stations for the kids. An example of this would be a tie dye shirt station, a painting station, and other creative stations! A great gift idea for an art party would be art classes, or a lot of art supplies.


  • Ninja Party
Calling all the ninjas! This is an amazing idea for all of those kiddos that love ninjas, self defense classes and even the show American Ninja Warrior. A few great ideas for a ninja party would be black belts, ninja balloons and maybe even an ANW course. A great gift idea for the ninja lover would definitely be a ninja sword! You may be wondering where to get one of these, but fear not, I have your solution. Swords of Northshire sells samurai swords, ninja swords, knives, custom swords and accessories. According to them, their “goal is to exceed your expectations, and in turn, create a new standard for the sword industry.” Their highest priority is customer service and they prove that with their contact information, offering live chat, email and phone. Also their shipping and return policies are amazing. They allow free shipping and 100% money guarantee back if you are not satisfied. On their website, there is a variety of hand forged weapons that are battle ready and even some that are collector’s replicas, so they are most definitely works of art. Choose an amazing sword from Swords of Northshire and have it framed to keep as a keepsake for years to come.


Planning birthday parties can be challenging, but hopefully this short list helps relieve some of your stress. Do you have any unique party ideas?
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7.18.2017

It's Picnic Time Giveaway



    Cicis, the nation’s top family-friendly pizza buffet restaurant, is always ready to offer fun and delicious meals. Cicis offers great tasting food full of flavorful choices at a great value while delivering a fun and friendly dining experience. At Cicis, guests can enjoy a wide variety of pizzas, including stuffed crust, deep-dish and flatbreads, along with pastas, salads and desserts for dine-in, carry-out and catering. There's something delicious for everyone who walks through Cicis’ doors! To celebrate National Picnic Month, Cicis’ has an unbelievable summer special available to all: “3 Medium 1-Topping Pizzas for $4 each!

 In honor of this great special and National Picnic Month, Cicis’ is ready to bring some fun to all our readers with two amazing contests! One will be held over at Cicis’ Instagram page, where they will be asking fans to share photos of their own picnics for a chance to win pizza-themed picnic baskets. All you have to do is post an original photo of your pizza picnic spread using the hashtags #pizzapicnic and #sweepstakesentry and tag @officialcicis in the photo description to receive one entry into the Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes starts on July 17, 2017 and ends on July 30, 2017, for more information and rules head over here. Each winner of the Cicis’ Instagram Sweepstakes will receive a Cicis’ picnic basket containing one $150 Cicis gift card, one pizza-themed picnic blanket, one pizza-themed pool float and one cooler tote.The second big way to win is right here! One lucky reader will win an amazing gift pack sponsored by Cicis! This amazing pizza-themed picnic basket includes the following prizes:
  • Visa gift card - $150
  • Cicis gift card - $150
  • Pizza-themed picnic blanket - $24.99
  • Pizza themed pool float - $35.99
  • Cooler tote - $20
All you have to do is head below for your chance to win! This giveaway is open to U.S. only and ends on 7/30 at 11:59pm EST. Must be 18 yo + to enter. Void where prohibited. Good luck!  
Disclosure: All opinions are 100% mine. 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 Conservamom‘s. Open to US residents only , must be 18+. Confirmed Winner(s) will be contacted through 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 fulfillment to winner(s) of the giveaway. 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
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7.17.2017

Leap! Movie


Check out the brand NEW trailer from The Weinstein Company’s  LEAP!, featuring Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit song from the soundtrack, “Cut To The Feeling.”

In LEAP! 11-year-old orphan, Félicie has one dream – to go to Paris and become a dancer. Her best friend Victor, an imaginative but exhausting boy with a passion for creating, has a dream of his own - to become a famous inventor. The two friends flee their orphanage in pursuit of their passions. But Félicie quickly learns that talent alone is not enough, but determined to succeed, Félicie finds her mentor in the tough and mysterious school custodian, Odette who, along with Victor’s encouraging friendship, help her reach for the stars.

This charming animated comedy will inspire the whole family! Parents, kids, anyone who has ever dreamed of following their heart will fall in love with LEAP!. The entire cast captures the spirit and humor of the story and the music will have you dancing all the way home!

Make sure to get your tickets early!


LEAP! opens in theaters nationwide on August 30th and stars Elle Fanning, Nat Wolff and Maddie Ziegler alongside Mel Brooks, Kate McKinnon and Carly Rae Jepsen.

#LeapMovie

 This sponsored post is brought to you by The Weinstein Company and coordinated by Wendy’s Bloggers 

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Make Brushing Fun with ACT Kids Toothpaste



Make Brushing Fun with ACT Kids Toothpaste
This post and party were sponsored by ACT Kids Toothpaste but all thoughts and opinions are my own.

Getting my kids to eat their vegetables is a daily battle for me.  I always have issues when it comes to the healthiest of vegetables.  So, we have to make food fun!

Getting kids to brush their teeth is daily battle many parents face.  We have to make brushing fun!

According to a recent survey, nearly 4 in 10 moms (35%) say getting their kid(s) to brush their teeth is one of the most frustrating daily battles, in line with convincing their kid(s) to eat their vegetables (38%) and putting their kid(s) to bed at night (40%).*

ACT Kids Toothpaste is now available for kids ages 2 years and older in both bubble gum and fruit punch flavors. My kids love the flavors, so we don't have to struggle to get them to brush! New ACT Kids Toothpaste is available at a variety of retail locations, including select Walmart, Walgreens, and Target locations.

I was excited to host an ACT Kids Toothpaste party.  We had lots of fun!  We played games, ate healthy snacks and each child got a goody bag that included a tube of ACT Kids Toothpaste.  Each child chose what flavor they wanted, fruit punch or bubble gum.  They were so excited to get their very own tube of ACT Kids Toothpaste.

You can find out more about ACT Kids Toothpaste at ACToralcare.com/actforkids.com
Download a product coupon by visiting ACTKidsSavings.com

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*This survey was sponsored by Sanofi Consumer Healthcare and conducted online using Toluna's QuickSurveys methodology between February 13, 2017 and February 14, 2017 among 1150 moms with children between the ages of two and 12 in the USA.  Respondents for Toluna QuickSurveys are selected from among those who have agreed to participate in Toluna Surveys.

Toluna’s SmartSelectTM methodology was used to promote sample representativeness. SmartSelect relies on statistical matching rather than probability sampling to select survey respondents, based on demographic, attitudinal and behavioral characteristics that match those of the target population. Figures for age, gender, region, race/ethnicity, education and income are also weighted to bring them into line with their actual proportions within the population. Because the sample is based on those who agreed to participate in Toluna surveys, no estimates of theoretical sampling error can be calculated.


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