Merry Christmas…and a Giveaway!

Merry Christmas!  Feliz Navidad!  Feliz Natal! (hubby is Portuguese)

My friends at MyBlogSpark are introducing NEW Frosted Toast Crunch, a cereal that mixes the delightful taste of frosted vanilla (artificially flavored) with a delicious dash of cinnamon.  If you’ve tried Cinnamon Toast Crunch (my younger son’s favorite), Frosted Toast Crunch is very similar but, in my opinion, a tad less sweet.  I had a chance to try it and I thought it was yummy.  My son loved it, too.  Frosted Toast Crunch has 11 grams of whole grain, 9 grams of sugar and is a good source of calcium.  It will be available in stores starting in January.


  • Spilt milk bowl
  • Lickety spoon
  • Frosted pitcher
  • Frosted Toast Crunch cereal

You must be an email subscriber to qualify for giveaways on my blog.  To enter, in ONE comment state you are a subscriber and why you are most excited to taste the new Frosted Toast Crunch.

Giveaway entry period ends on Sunday, January 1, 2012 at 6:00 pm Eastern Time.  Open to US only.

Disclosure: Frosted Toast Crunch, information, and giveaway have been provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark.


Hershey Winner

The Hershey’s Prize Winner is #24, Debbie!

Thanks to everyone who entered.

Redbox Winners

I tried something different to select winners this time, the list randomizer at I will be emailing the Redbox giveaway winners shortly.

Thanks to everyone who entered!  It was fun reading about your favorite celebrities.

Check out my other giveaway

Chex Party Mix Winner


The winner of the Chex Party Mix giveaway as determined by is #94, Erica C.!


Congratulations!  I’m emailing you now.



I still have 3 other giveaways going on:


$100 Amazon Gift Code from Score Big (ends tonight at midnight)

Redbox Gift Codes for 6 winners (ends 12/8)

Hershey’s Prize Pack including Visa Gift Card (ends 12/13)


Thanks for entering & subscribing!


Hershey’s Horneando de Juntas Plus Visa Gift Card Giveaway

Cookie exchanges are a longstanding tradition in the United States where the host and each of their guests bake and bring a batch of cookies, and then get together to trade and try each kind. La Cocina de Hershey’s is inviting Latinas to host an “horneando juntas” or “intercambio de galletas”.

Some of the wonderful recipes from La Cocina de Hershey’s include:

Bolitas Mágicas KISSES®, delicious cookies rolled in powdered sugar
Polvorones de Limón y Coco, for those who prefer lemon and coconut fruit flavors
Galletas de Chocolate HERSHEY’S® y Menta, for a hint of mint

La Cocina de Hershey’s sent me an awesome package to host my own cookie exchange. I just received my package today and my 2 year old was definitely excited about the Hershey’s kisses.

The package pictured includes:

1 Bag of Hershey’s Kisses
1 Can of Hershey’s Cocoa
1 Apron
1 Mixing Bowl
1 $10 Visa Gift Card

And here’s your chance to win the same package I received so you can host your own cookie exchange/intercambio de galletas!

TO ENTER, you must subscribe to my blog via email. In ONE comment, state you are an email subscriber and share what you like to bake during the holidays.

Giveaway entry period ends Tuesday, December 13th at 6:00 PM Eastern Time. Open to US only.

Disclosure: The Hershey’s product, information, recipes, and prize pack have been provided by The Hershey Company through MyBlogSpark.

Redbox Code Giveaway (6 winners!)

Yesterday I was looking at our calendar for the month of December and I realized that my kids have 2 weeks off for Christmas, not just one week like I had thought.  I think it would be fun for us to watch some movies together during that time, especially if the weather gets bad.  I thought I’d share some of my Redbox codes with all of you in the spirit of the holiday season.

Giveaway:  Six of my email subscribers will win 2 Redbox codes each.  The codes expire on December 31st, so I’m closing this giveaway out in a week.

TO ENTER:  In ONE comment, state that you subscribe to my blog via email and let me know who your favorite movie star is.

I have 2 favorites.  First, Keanu Reeves, who I was lucky enough to meet back in 2000 and was very kind to me and my husband.  If the latest rumors of him dating Sandra Bullock are true, it’s the most adorable celebrity news story I’ve ever heard.  My second fave is Russell Crowe.  He’s an incredible talent and so fun to watch.  Plus, I have a mad crush on him.

Entries will close on Thursday, December 8th at 6:00 PM Eastern Time.  The winners will be chosen with  I will email the codes to the winners, once they have confirmed their email addresses.  

Cheerios Cheer Winner

The Cheerios Cheer Prize Winner is #24, Claudia N.!  Congratulations!


I have 2 other giveaways that are still open:

Score Big $200 Giveaway (ends 12/6)

Chex Party Mix with Gift Card Giveaway  (ends 12/5)


Stay tuned for 2 more giveaways coming soon.  Thanks for entering & subscribing!