Wednesday, April 30, 2014

$5000 America's Top Sitter Contest

Sittercity Contest Searches for America’s Top Sitter

Is your sitter out-of-this-world amazing? Sittercity wants to hear about her! Starting, April 21, Sittercity is hosting their second annual America’s Top Sitter contest, where you can nominate your caregiver to win the title of America’s Top Sitter and a $5,000 cash prize. Yes, you read that right, a $5,000 cash prize!

Here’s how it works. Visit Sittercity on Facebook at Click on the “America’s Top Sitter,” icon, then the “Enter Contest” tab (if you have any questions before you start, check out the “Contest Details” tab). Then, fill out all the required information and agree to the official rules.

Now here comes the fun part. Sittercity wants you to brag like crazy about you sitter by answering a series of questions that will highlight his/her experience and knowledge, dependability, creativity, and commitment and flexibility.
You have from April 21, 2014 to May 2, 2014 to submit an entry: Sittercity's America's Top Sitter 2014 Contest: Sittercity’s America’s Top Sitter: Nominate Your Sitter Today, deadline: May 2, 2014

Once the entry period has ended, a panel of expert judges will select 10 finalists from the nominations. The judges are Jill Smokler, New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of A Scary Mommy (April 2012) and Motherhood Comes Naturally (And Other Vicious Lies) (April 2013) as well as the owner all things Scary Mommy; Lyss Stern, founder and CEO, a luxury lifestyle company catering to influential and trendsetting moms; Jeremy Hilton, 2012 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year and co-founder of the #KeepYourPromise Alliance; Jessica DiVanno, last year’s winner of America’s Top Sitter; Cindy Mattioli, working mom who nominated last year’s winner.
After 10 finalists have been selected, it’s up to Sittercity’s Facebook community to vote for the winner. From May 12-19, their Facebook fans can vote for their favorite sitter once a day, everyday.

On May 20 Sittercity will announce the winner of America’s Top Sitter 2014!
If your sitter has what it takes to be the next America’s Top Sitter, then nominate them today! Sittercity’s America’s Top Sitter: Nominate Your Sitter Today, deadline: May 2, 2014

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Have a good one!

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Spring-Time to Shine Contest

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Share your spring style with ModCloth’s ‘Spring-Time to Shine’ Contest, and you could win a $50 gift certificate! Entering is simple -- just snap a photo of yourself in your freshest spring ensemble and upload to the Style Gallery. Outfits do not need to feature ModCloth (although it is encouraged!), and users can submit as many entries as their hearts desire. Two winners will be chosen and featured by ModCloth. This contest is open to both domestic and international applications through 1 p.m. PT on 4/28. Please see our blog for more details. Good luck! 

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Mix & Mingle Giveaway

Enter for a chance to win a Kitchenaid Mixer and the talented Mindy Cone's newest book, Party Food for Girls: Lovely and Luscious Recipes, Party Ideas, and Styling Tips for Your Next Event! Can't wait to win Mindy's book? Buy it on online now! Also available for purchase, Gourmet French Macarons. We are very excited to bring you this "mix & mingle" giveaway. A special thank you to our featured sponsors ( a complete list of sponsors can be seen with the entries in the giveaway tool.): Sassy SmidgensDime Party Divas,Creative JuiceDesign DazzleDinnerellaThe Pretty Party ShoppeFrench PemberleyPaper & CakeWritten Reality, & Sheer Bliss Designs! For a complete list of rules view the terms & conditions below.

Good Luck!

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Planning for Summer with Mabel's Labels


Those of you that have been following me for a while may know that I run a family day care along with my Etsy business, Sassy Smidgens. Summer is coming and will be here before we know it. Yay! Which means it's that time of year that parents of kids, just like the ones I watch, are beginning their planning for summer camps or other programs.

With the change of the season and new activities comes more stuff to bring to along with them. Labels are a must! Luckily, the wonderful people at Mabel's Labels have your covered! These UV resistant, waterproof labels and tags are designed for kid camp equipment  clothing, toiletries, swim gear, backpacks and more  and ready to take summer beating. To sweeten the pot, receive 20% off of an insulated water bottle from Eco Vessel with your Limited Edition Camp Combo Pack purchase!

That's ok if you're only interested in the water bottle. You can get Mabel's Labels Limited Edition Camp Combo - Save $2 with early bird pricing until April 30th! 

Happy planning!

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Sew Into Spring: Results!!

Wow! That was a fun giveaway. Being a crafty seamstress, I would have love to enter something like that. 

Without further ado, here are our winners!!

Custom Clothing Label Design or Shop Gift Card
Cherly of Sew Can Do

Care Instructions or Shop Gift Card
Linda S.

100 Satin Ribbon Labels or Shop Gift Card
Michele R. of Sew Sweet Vintage

$50 Sassy Smidgens Gift Card
Judy T.

Congratulations ladies! Check you inbox for an email from on how to redeem your prize. You will have 24 hrs to do so or another name will be drawn. 

Happy Tuesday!