Friday, August 31, 2012

Suburban Coupon Mom 25k giveaway-CLOSED

It is hard to believe that Suburban Coupon Mom has been blogging for a year now and the fact that she has already reached 25,000 "Likes" on Facebook means more to her then anyone will ever know.
As a "Thank you" for being around for her Rants, Raves, and many Reviews she has teamed up with some AMAZING bloggers, with help from them and some awesome sponsors there will be a fantastic giveaway!! There will be 16 winners in this giveaway...yes, you read that correctly 16!!
The prizes are
1- $100.00 - Visa Gift Card
4 - $50.00 Gift Cards for Target, Toys R Us, Visa, Amazon ( 1 Each)
8 - $25.00 Gift Cards for The Disney Store, Build a bear, ITunes, Old Navy, DSW, Sephora, Amazon and Uncommon Goods ( 1 Each)
3 - Thermal Aid Bears
Make sure you get as many entries as possible you will not want to miss out!!
Giveaway will run from
Sept 1st 12:01 Am ET to Sept 14th 12:01 Am ET
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

1000 Twitter Followers!

@VTFreebieGirl on Twitter
has hit the mile stone of 1000 Twitter followers!

In celebration I'm having a small semi-flash givaway! Prizes will be a $5 Target GC and a $5 DSW bonus card. The giveaway will end September 6.
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Ozeri Scale Review

As some of you may know from reading my plus sized costume review, I'm heavier set and while I HATE weighing myself, I'm drawn to a bathroom scale like a fat kid to cake (ok fine me to a cake). My current bathroom scale is actually probably an antique (see picture below) and because of this the calibration (weight accuracy), is off. I have to ADD 6 lbs to it, so it gives me a somewhat accurate weight, really how depressing is that!? Taking this into consideration, I was beyond excited to get a chance to review the new Ozeri Precision II Digital Bathroom Scale (440 LBS Edition).

Saturday, August 25, 2012

State Park Review-Knights Point

The second park I visited was Knights Point in North Hero, for my family reunion. It was such a great day with perfect weather and family. Every year for the past 20+ years my family has rented the overhead shelter, while today it was used for shade, in the past it has been used for protection against some wicked rain storms. The shelter houses the picnic tables where we placed the feast of BBQ offerings, salads, and desserts spanning 3 picnic tables in length. I believe we used 9 tables total, mostly taken up by the older generation. My direct family and I set up camp outside the shelter under a large maple tree creating a semi circle with our folding chairs. To the right of the shelter were multiple mini grills and a horseshoe pit.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Vermont State Park Review-Sand Bar

I was ecstatic when I was given a 10 visit pass from Vermont Parks and Recreation to be able to review some of my local state parks this summer. When I started this blog, my intentions were to help Vermonters out, that slowly evolved into helping everyone out (no matter which state they were in), and now this review opportunity is allowing me to shed light and share my state with everyone near and far, I mean lets face it some people don't even know Vermont is a state (Yes, it's hard to believe, but when I went to boot camp years ago, some people did ask what STATE Vermont was in).

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Thred up- Get a $10 credit!

Join Thred-Up now Today!

ThredUP is an online store that sells new and used kids clothes at prices far less then retail. Shipping is $2.99 and .99 for each additional item (please note credit is no longer applied to shipping). Plus if you invite friends and they buy something, you'll get another $10 credit for each friend that does so =D

Use code: GIMME10 for $10 in free credits (New users only)

NOTE: 1 Code per transaction

Friday, August 17, 2012

Craftsy Cruise Giveaway!

Craftsy is giving away one pair of tickets every month, so you and a guest can get away for an incredible quilting experience and Caribbean vacation!

All Aboard! Craftsy’s first-ever Quilt Cruise will be leaving the dock on March 23, 2013, for a week-long Caribbean vacation full of your favorite pastime. Join instructors Carol Ann Waugh, Weeks Ringle, Pam Holland, and Sue Bouchard on the high seas to learn new techniques, fun spins on traditional methods, and a variety of projects. Immerse yourself in the Craftsy quilting community as you craft alongside fellow enthusiasts! Hop off board when the ship docks in Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, and Mexico for fun excursions before you reboard for more quilting adventures.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

10k Giveaway-Closed

I would like to thank everyone who has helped VT Freebie Girl reach over 10,000 fans on facebook! As a thank you gift I have put together a giveaway for a few great prizes.

Monday, August 6, 2012

Scünci Flower Bendini Review and Giveaway

I was emailed and asked to review the new Scünci Flower Bendini and happily accepted the opportunity, not for me, but for my two year old daughter. I received the pink rose variation (pictured below). The design is very simple with the flower, teeth and the felt liner (I'm guessing for comfort).

To use this product I brushed my daughters hair and put it in a pony tail. I then showed her the clip and said "Don't you want to look pretty?" (which just about always works), when she willingly gave me her head, I slid the clip into her hair, bent it forward to close, and it was done! She didn't whine or cry and she's been wearing them in her hair for the past hour, running around saying "So pretty!" The way I have them in her hair right now she looks like a female ninja from Mortal Combat, lol.

I found the Scünci Flower Bendini very easy to use (it even came with directions on the back), which is awesome considering I barely know how to use a hair clip; the only thing difficult about this review was getting my daughter to hold still for the camera. In the past I have only ever used hair ties on myself and daughter, which is a little depressing especially when I see other little girls with cute hair accessories, but now with the Scünci Flower Bendini, I can spice up her hairdo and not feel so bad about my lack of hair skills.

This product is great for anyone who has a little girl in their lives who love to be pretty and at around $4.99 a 2pack it's steal, considering some businesses sell their hair clips for $7.50 PER clip.

Additional Information:

The Scünci® Flower Bendini clip is available in three sizes and comes in the assorted colors: black, blue, pink, ivory, turquoise, golden yellow, coral, purple, and navy.

The clips are available at Walmart, AAFES, CVS, Giant Eagle, Harmon, Rite Aid, Schnucks, Shopko, SuperValu, Walgreens, Weis, Winn-Dixie, and other drug stores and mass market retailers for an average retail price of $4.99

Summer of Scünci Sweepstakes

Here's what's up for the "Summer of Scünci Sweepstakes!"…Fans can stop by and enter to be randomly selected to win a trendy Modella Train Case stashed with an assortment of scünci products, including the new scünci flower bendini!  Plus, as an added bonus, each winner will also get a Conair Impressions Cushion Brush, too!  One weekly winner will be randomly picked every Thursday through 8/30. Want to rock the perfect summer hair? Visit the Scünci Facebook page and enter today!

But wait there's more!

I have also been given the opportunity to give a Scünci Flower Bendini away to one lucky fan! Enter below for your chance to win!

I was given the Scünci Flower Bendini to review, in no way did this affect my opinion of this product.
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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Free Credit Score Check

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If you are looking to find out what your credit score is, I suggest going through Credit's FREE and NO credit card number needed!

At first I wasn't sure about this, I'm always weary of giving out my personal information, but after doing a quick internet search and only finding positive things about Credit Sesame, I decided to give it a chance.

I entered my name, physical address and my SSN; after I hit submit it asked me verification questions, it then told me to choose a free option and after that was complete it instantly told me how much I owed monthly and what my credit score was.

I highly recommend using Credit Sesame it's very reliable, safe, and is VERY quick, the entire process took less then 5 minutes. ~Lindsey

Here is the wordy blurb they give:

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