Thursday, April 28, 2011

A Moment for Mommy: $25 Restaurant.com Gift Certificate



In honor of Mother's Day, a holiday where Mom's prefer to go out for brunch or dinner instead of cooking for the family, Becca's Perspective is hosting this $25 Gift Certificate to Restaurant.com.

Simply search for a restaurant near you, and choose a gift certificate at your favorite restaurant. You have the ability to purchase a gift certificate at thousands of restaurants around the country.

Win It: One (1) Winner of a $25 Gift Card to Restaurant.com

Giveaway Ends 5/1/2011
at 11:59 pm PDT
Open Worldwide, however Restaurants are only located in the United States and will have to be used there. 
Winner will be selected using Random.org. Winner must respond by email within 48 hours of receiving email. If winner does not respond to contact email, he or she will forfeit this prize and a new winner will be selected and notified. 

Mandatory Entry: Like Becca's Perspective on Facebook and Google Friend Connect (GFC)

Extra Entries:
2 extra- Follow Becca's Perspective on Twitter
3 extra- Follow Becca's Perspective on Networked Blogs
4 extra- Subscribe to Becca's Perspective via RSS Feed
5 extra- Subscribe to Becca's Perspective via email
1 extra per day- Tweet about this giveaway- "I entered to win a $25 Restaurant.com gift certificate from @bexperspective #giveaway http://


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Magnificent Monday! Week 7



Welcome to Thank Goodness Its Friday! Our linky will open every Thursday night so you can join us for Thank Goodness Its Friday, also known as TGIF. Let’s make some new blogging friends and celebrate the end of a wonderful week!

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Would you like to be featured as our Guest Host for theTGIF blog hop? Just fill out this form by clicking here. We are promoting growing blogs with less than 500 followers.

To join us in the Thank Goodness Its Friday Blog Hop, follow these 3 easy steps!

#1 Follow your three hosts via GFC and leave them a comment on their blog to let them know you are following from the TGIF blog hop (if you already follow via GFC, follow on facebook, twitter, or networked blogs)


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#2 Follow our guest hosts, Heather, from Basil Momma, Mrs. Shopper at Simply Shop and Save, and Chase from Chase’s View.

Heather is a busy working Mom of 2 boys that are 11 and 8. She has a husband and 2 dogs as well! Join Heather in reading about her culinary hits and misses and all of the life that happens along the way!


basilmomma


If you are looking for savings, freebies, deals, coupons, and family related topics, then visit Mrs. Shopper. Most things are Canada related but she does have giveaway contests for USA/CANADA. Her product reviews are family friendly and she tries to add some natural/organic reviews.


Simply Shop and Save

Chase is a SAHM to a beautiful 12 month old! She loves being a stay at home mom and seeing the growth of her daughter every day. Her daughter has amazed her from birth. Chase loves doing reviews and giveaways on her blog, but also loves cooking and doing crafty things as well.




#3 Add your blog to the linky

#4 Follow the 2 blogs directly above yours and leave a comment letting them know you are following from TGIF Blog Hop.

Then, please stop by as many blogs as you can.

We’d love it if you would place the button to the Blog Hop somewhere on your page, whether it’s on your sidebar, a “Blog Hops” page, or a separate post. Please help us support this blog hop!

Have fun and remember to stop by again next week!







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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Magnificent Monday! Week 6



Welcome to Magnificent Monday! Our linky will open every Sunday night so you can join us for a Magnificent Monday. Let’s try to make the beginning of the week a bit better by finding some great new blogs and making some new blogging friends!

Do you notice anything different about Magnificent Monday? Please say hello to our newest host, Lynda from 2 Against 1. Lynda is a mommy to two beautiful twins and blogs about her experience providing “customer service” to her two kids, along with starting to host giveaways. We’ve also decided to change the image for Magnificent Monday. If you’d like to let the awesome photographer know what a great image she took, stop by her blog at 1 at Play.


Would you like to be featured as a Guest Host for Magnificent Monday? Just fill out this form by clicking here.

To join us in Magnificent Monday, follow these 4 easy steps!

#1 Follow your three hosts on GFC and then leave a comment to let them know you’re following (If you already follow on GFC, then follow on Facebook, Twitter, or Networked Blogs)

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#2 Follow our Guest Host, Aly, from Seventeen Sirens


Her pregnancy has taught her to be patient, to keep going, and to be happy. When you realize that someone else's life depends strictly on yours, everything changes. This blog is Aly’s journey into motherhood.

#3 Add your blog to the linky

#4 Follow the 3 blogs directly above yours

Please stop by as many blogs as you can. It also helps if you leave a comment on the blogs that you visit so they can stop by yours and say hello.

We’d love it if you would place the linky to the Blog Hop somewhere on your page, whether its on your sidebar, a “Blog Hops” page, or a separate post. Please help us support this blog hop!

Have fun hopping and please stop by to join us each week for Magnificent Monday!




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Review: Skoy Cloths



Does your family go through a roll of paper towels every day? It seems like we go through a roll at least every two days, between my husband and me, and the two dogs.

I love using natural products around my house and kitchen, and what better way to do that then to add a product to replace those expensive paper towels! SKOY cloths are 100% biodegradable and natural, and are reusable and machine washable. These cloths take the place of paper towels and sponges. Can you believe that you could save 15 rolls of paper towels, just by using ONE SKOY cloth.

I love the cute colors and designs that the SKOY cloths come in. The package came with 4 SKOY cloths, tied neatly with natural-colored raffia. The colored cloths are assorted colors, so you never know which fun colors you will receive. The colors for me were green, purple, blue and orange with the traditional flower logo on the front. However, you can find lots of different print designs including inspirational text, paw prints, holiday prints or the traditional flower print.

The SKOY cloths were great to use in my sink because I use our traditional sponge with soap for washing dishes, and I'm always frustrated when I need to wipe the counters because the sponge is filled with soap. Usually, I just grab a paper towel and wipe. Now I use these SKOY cloths and keep our brand new kitchen (we just did a huge kitchen remodel!) nice and clean!

A super clean option instead of throwing your SKOY cloth in the washing machine is to microwave the cloth for 1-2 minutes. This keeps the cloth healthy and germ-free (and from getting stinky!) However, feel free to wash your SKOY cloth in the washing machine as well as they will hold up to many washes.

SKOY is offering a great fundraising program for schools. There is a special 6-pack of cloths which students sell for $10, and schools purchase from the company for only $6. This leaves a huge 40% profit margin for the schools. Since I personally know how other fundraisers work at schools, this is a great fundraising opportunity, and also includes environmental awareness.

Buy It:
4-pack: Mixed colors with flower print- $6.99
4-pack: White with flower print- $6.99
Find a Retailer or E-tailer near you

Disclaimer: I received this product for review. However, the above opinions are my own and I only recommend products that I believe in. 
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