Back to School Bonanza GiveAway

 

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Label Daddy Back to School Promotion Save 20%

Label Daddy  Back to School Promotion Save 20%

Getting Back to School Just became much more fun with Label Daddy Back to School Promotion.

Save 20% on Label Daddy labels for Back to School! Label Daddy is the number one solution for labeling your belongings! Remember to label all clothing, sports equipment and other personal belongings your kids bring to school, camp, sports leagues, day care, and other places. Label Daddy labels keep them from getting lost or mixed up with others. 

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These labels are super durable peel-and-stick washable labels — they’re washer/dryer safe, microwave safe, dishwasher safe and UV resistant! Label Daddy labels are also fun and attractive. You design your own labels! Pick from tons of colors, sizes and logos, including Disney and Marvel characters, MLB, NBA, and NHL team logos, other sport and fun logos, and more. Our exclusive laminated coating gives labels an extra layer of protection and is a must for camp! These labels are made in the USA and shipped directly to you worldwide. My favorite would have to be the New York Yankee ones.



Save 20% on your entire Label Daddy order – this is the best discount available anywhere. Use code USFAMILY20 at checkout. http://www.usfamily20.labeldaddy.com

**Disclosure** Label Daddy Back to School Promotion Save 20% is a sponsored post in conjunction with US Family Bloggers Network. Main Street Mama will be supplied with complimentary labels to facilitate a review at a future date. I already know we are picking the New York Yankee ones!

Back To School Blast with #KIDZVuzBTS Bash #BBNYC

Back To School Blast with #KIDZVuzBTS Bash #BBNYC

What is KidzVuz  you ask? KidzVuz  is a totally safe video review sharing site for kids age 7-12.  It’s the only online destination exclusively dedicated to letting tweens have their say and share their views about the stuff they love. Recently I attended Blogger Bash in NY #BBNYC, at the end of our Bash our families were invited to attend a Back to School blast with #KidvuzBTS Bash.

All Smiles in Front of the Camera

All Smiles in Front of the Camera

My son was super excited to come and see what products he could give his “review” for, of course with all the Mattel WWE Slam Citygear and his knowledge of WWE , the wrestlers and the toys that represent them he right away went over to the WWE Kidz zone. While there he got to play with WWE2K14 but the highlight for him was meeting Natalya and Darren Young. We have had the pleasure of meeting Nattie before and as always she is extremely child friendly and Darren Young showed his love for his fans as well.

Natalya & Darren were awesome with the children and parents

Natalya & Darren were awesome with the children and parents

When I finally got my son to take a break from the WWE Kidz zone , we ventured over to Lands End to see what products they had for us to get our #firstdayfaves. I have always been a huge fan of Lands End for myself and my family. The backpacks have proven to outlast the school year and have many child friendly patterns with coordinating lunch boxes that are also insulted nicely.

Stylin our #firstdayfaves

Stylin our #firstdayfaves

As a mom who always buys “bulk” even though I have one child we start the school year off with multiple boxes of crayons, markers, glue sticks, colored pencils and before the year is up we have nothing left. I was happy to meet School Specialty, they are an online site for all your Back To School needs.

School Specialty has all your #BTS needs

School Specialty has all your #BTS needs

Even my husband had a highlight of the evening, he finally found a case for the car that fit the Ipad mini , that secured to the headrest and he could stop worrying about it ending up on the floor and getting stepped on. He says Thank you Speck Products for that information. Be sure to check them out for all your device cases and cover needs!

Speck IPAD mini case for the car headrest #score

Speck IPAD mini case for the car headrest #score

 

Being new to the blogging world, and making Blogger Bash my Back into Blogging kick off, The #KidzvuzBTS bash was an awesome kick start for this Main Street Mama to Get Back to Blogging! Thank you KidzVuz for a fabulous fun party. Be sure to check them out so your child can have their say on products they LOVE!.

 

**Disclosure** Main Street Mama was invited to the #KidzVuzBTS Bash as part of Blogger Bash NYC ticket purchase. All opinions are that of Main Streeet Mama and her Main Men. Special Thanks to the KidzVuz team and Rebecca Levy for an evening we will all remember for a long time!

 

Back To School GiveAway #BTSready

It’s time to get ready to head back to school and a group
of us got together to share some of our favorite products that make the
1st day a little easier for both the parents and the students.
Now to introduce you to the awesome bloggers hosting this giveaway! Stop by and visit them to say thanks!  Destiny of Suburban Wife, City Life, Courtney & Julie of The Chirping Moms, Lyla of Globetrotting Mommy, Kris of My Strange Family, Elizabeth of MommieDe, Esti of Primetime Parenting, Lynda of Main Street Mama and Jessica of Peekababy.

 

 Here’s a breakdown and brief description of all the items in the giveaway!

 $50 Stride Rite Gift Card.

“A century of quality crafted footwear,
designed specifically for kids.” Nothing says Back to School like a new
pair of shoes and Stride Rite knows what little feet need.

$100 RUUM Gift Card.

American’s Kids Ware ranging from birth to size 14Y this company will have you wishing picture day was everyday.  The clothes are casual and stylish with quality at it’s finest.
Mabel’s Labels
-choice of Stylish Scholars Combo or Ultimate Back to School Combo.

A
waterproof, dishwasher safe and microwave safe set of labels to put on
anything you don’t want to risk losing.  Their slogan is “Labels for the
stuff kids lose.”  To read a full review please visit Suburban Wife, City Life.

Vamousse -Bottle of Lice Prevention and Lice Treatment.

No one likes to talk about these unwanted visitors, but it’s best to be prepared and Vamousse helps to take care of both.  These products are non-toxic and pesticide free.  Killing the lice in as little at 15 minutes.  A great secret weapon to have on hand.

BubbleBum -an inflatable car booster seat.

This booster seat is the perfect item to have on hand when your child is going to someone else’s house after school or you’re picking up another child for a play-date after school.  It meets all US safety testing standards and is appropriate for ages 4-11.  To read a full review please visit Globetrotting Mommy.
Spbang – 3 reusable snack bags.

This mom invented, made in the USA, lead free, phthalate free, bpa free and food safe bags are going to make packing lunches so easy.  To read a full review please visit MommieDE.
Little MissMatched – backpack of your choice.

A new backpack is much more than a place to hold your school supplies, but an expression of your child.  These super fun bubble backpacks are not only stylish, but also so roomy!

 

Peppercorn Kids – $25 Gift Card.

Whether you wear a uniform or everyday clothes allowing your child to accessorize shows their personality and fashion sense.   Adorable hats, ties and bow ties for the little man of the house or a fun hair accessory or necklace for the little lady.

Skip-Hop – choice of zoo backpack and insulated lunch bag.

Skip-Hop has been creating these adorable animal backpacks for years, and they have some new animals they’ve added to the family.  Watching as your little one walks into the classroom is a little easier when they are wearing something so cute and functional.  The insulated lunch bag is easy to wipe clean and perfect for on the go.

Sneakz Organic – case (12) of Chocolate Milkshake.

If you have a picky eater, who loves to drink chocolate milk then you are set!  Sneakz Organic combines 4 veggies into a delicious chocolate milkshake making you feel like a sneaky parent!

HABA USA – Choice of Wildlife Mini Backpack

Perfect backpack for both school and exploring.  A roomy inside with adjustable straps and chest strap there’s no worry for your little one sliding this off before getting to class.


Wall Pops -Learn to Write Chalkboard.

You always say don’t write on the wall, but with this we encourage your child to!  Wall Pops are easily repositionable and removable.

Raffi -Love Bug CD –

Raffi has long been a passionate advocate for children and a sustainable
world for today’s youth. ‘Love Bug’ resounds with Child Honouring
principles and affirms Raffi’s place as the legendary children’s artist
we all know him to be.

We are so grateful to all of the sponsors who are helping to support this giveaway with over $450 worth of products.  This giveaway will run till Friday, August 15th at 11:59pm.
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Back to School Prize Pack

Welcome to the
Hosted by:  Momma Lew’s Blog

Back to school time is here and after a few months of a relaxing summer, it can be hard for everyone to get back onto their A game!  Hopefully this giveaway will help ease the stress for you and your children!

Main Street Mama is all about FUN and while gearing up for Back to School it’s important to keep the fun in education, this Back to School prize pack is FUN filled and has something for the entire family!!!

-The first thing your child’s school or daycare tells you to do is label EVERYTHING!  From coats, hats, and each mitten to thermos’, lunchboxes and folders!  Kidecals makes it quick & easy, as they are most durable and waterproof labels currently on the market!  Read Momma Lew’s review here to find out more and get a special discount promo code with free shipping on your order!

Now that you have everything labeled, how are you going to pack a nutritious lunch that your child is going to want to eat and not throw or giveaway everyday?  Get your picky eaters to try something new when their food is cut into shapes such as triangles, hearts or squares by using a FunBites!  Is your child like mine and doesn’t like the crust?  Quickly turn any sandwich into an “uncrustable” using the Pampered Chef Cut-n-Seal!  The Fruit & Cheese cutter will help your vegetables & fruits look fun and appetizing by changing boring cucumbers, watermelon and cheese into hearts & stars!  Feel good about giving them treats with Yum Earth Organics’ Fruit Snacks!  Read Momma Lew’s review to find out all about these 100% natural flavored snacks!  Package it all up into something cute and fun with a SnackTaxi reusable sandwich sack!

When your children come home from school they might need a few minutes to unwind from being a good student all day!  Read Mom’s Thumb Reviews’ review of the Kidville Rockin’ Railroad CD!  With various genres of music, you and your kids will have a good time, get moving and even learn a few things about music all at the same time!  After the 45 minutes is up, everyone will be ready to get started on the evening’s homework assignments!

-Finally, how about something for mom?!  Keep track of everyone’s whereabouts and appointments with the 2014 Mom’s Weekly Planner!  Read Momma Lew’s review here to see how this will keep you organized this school year!

It is now time for you to enter this amazing giveaway!


One lucky reader will win all 8 prizes!  Retail value is a total of $163.92.
  • Pampered Chef Cut N Seal
  • Pampered Chef Fruit & Cheese Cutter
  • FunBites of the winner’s choice
  • Owl Sandwich Sac from SnackTaxi
  • A Combo Set from KideCals
  • 5-pack bag of YummyEarth fruit snacks
  • The Mom’s Weekly Planner from Peter Pauper Press – $19.99 and
  • A Kidville Rockin’ Railroad CD

 

Three lucky readers will win a copy of the Kidville Rockin’ Railraod CD as a runner’s up prize! 
To enter, simply follow the entries on the Rafflecopter below.  This giveaway is open to residents of the US only and who are 18+.  The giveaway will begin at midnight 8/30 and end on 9/13 at midnight EST.
Disclosure:  Main Street Mama and Momma Lew’s Blog are not responsible for prize shipment.  This giveaway is sponsored by the aforementioned sponsors.  Facebook, Twitter and any other Social Media network is in no way affiliated with this giveaway.  If you have any questions, please contact Momma Lew’s Blog at reesann723@yahoo.com  

Back to School Celebrations

Like I have said time and time again, I love a reason to have a party, invite people over, have a cake and just celebrate. Yesterday was main man’s first day of Kindergarten at Bedford Road School in Pleasantville. Although it was only 35 min, not really a day, it was the 1st official one. I  took the day off to be home with him. We went to the library in the morning, went out for a special lunch , took Nicky to the grocery to pick out lunch box snacks and just spent some us time. A day like this is really a celebration in itself when you are a full-time working mom.

When daddy and everyone else got home from work, we had family dinner for Nicholas and my niece Sammi who is entering 11th grade.  The 2 “kids” decided what they wanted for dinner. They decided on Kentucky Fried Chicken, but wanted homemade sides. The kids were very specific of what they wanted. Crinkle cut fresh cut fries, apple slices, corn and salad. For dessert, the celebration cake from the Pastry Corner with chocolate cake , Oreo mousse and whipped creme frosting.

When Sammi came home from Soccer practice her and Nicholas decided since it was their day, they get to sit at the head of the table, which they did. The table had everything they requested and a fun conversation on everyone’s day was had.

When I had mentioned to someone that we were having back to school dinner and cake , they looked at my like I was crazy. Maybe I am, but it’s all about creating memories for main man that he will have forever, because I know someday in the future, dinners like this will be far and few between, but I do hope when his children start Kindergarten the tradition will carry on.

What traditions are in  your family  to celebrate Back to School?