Daily Deals: Free subscription to Family Fun magazine, free 8×10 photo canvas, new free samples, gift ideas, more

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Here are the freebies, coupons and fun finds that caught our eye today.

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New Freebies for Momscapers

* Free 20-Month Subscription to Family Fun Magazine! This offer will go fast, so hurry!

* Get a free 8 x 10 canvas with your photograph. Canvas People has a new promotion where you can get a free 8×10 canvas or you can choose $35 off any size canvas with free shipping.

* Free sample of Pantene Pro-V Aqua Light. This freebie comes from P&G Everyday Solutions – a free online club through which you can the latest P&G Samples (like this one) as well as members-only coupons. If you are a P&G Everyday Solutions member, login and request your free sample. If you’re not already a member, you just need to fill out a quick registration form before you request your free sample.

* Free Sample of TUMS Freshers – Click here to “like” new TUMS Freshers on facebook and request your free sample.

* Free Kindle download: Success is Not an Accident ($13.99 value). These free kindle offers tend to come and go without any warning at all, so make sure the price still registers as $0.00 before you download.

* Printable Coupon for Yankee Candle: Buy 2 large jar candles, get one free. Ends 2/20.

* New Free Printable Grocery Coupons are here.

New Coupons & Deals for Momscapers

* At Bestbuy, 15% Off Any Apple® iTunes Gift Card. Ends 2/11. Get more Best Buy Deals >

* Sale at LittleMissMatched.com - 50% off Apparel. Check out the adorable shirts, skirts, and jackets that are up to 50% off at LittleMissMatched.

* Sale at Hanna Andersson – Save Up to 35% Off Fun New Kids Clothes at Hanna’s Spring Breaks Sale! Valid Now – Feb 26.

* Just in time for Valentines Day, Ross Simons is offering 30% off sitewide with code CUPID. Ends 2/12.

* At ElizabethArden.com, Today through 2/15, get a FREE 10-Piece Valentine’s Day Gift + FREE Shipping with Any $55 Order. Enter VDAY10 at Checkout. Ends 2/15.

* At Clinique.com, FREE Shipping with any purchase. Ends 2/11. No offer code needed.

* Chocolate of the month club! Get $5 off any Order when you enter code VWC5.

* The perfect Valentine’s Day bundle from FTD.com: Free chocolates with a red roses and tulips bouquet

* And at PacSun.com: 15% Off $100 plus free shipping, use code: PACSUNVALENTINE (Regular priced merchandise only.) Ends 2/29

New in Momscape’s Favorite Gift Ideas:

* Chocolate of the Month Club. Every month, members of the GourmetMonthlyClub’s gourmet chocolate club receive exceptional hand-crafted creations from a different world-class chocolatier, selected for their devotion to quality and their personal creative interpretations.

* New Mom Necklace. Oh how we love this tiny page necklace from LaylaGrace.com. The small page medallion is inscribed with a name and birthdate (or other information that you specify) while a custom black and white photo, hand or footprint is sealed under a tiny stone.

* Drops of Jupiter Aqua Gold Earrings. Capture the mystique and beauty of another world wearing these aqua Drops of Jupiter earrings. The stunning blue seaglass is encased in 14k gold plate.

* Pearls of Love. This dainty necklace — a single freshwater pearl on a 16″ gold-filled chain — is simple enough to wear everyday, yet elegant enough for special occasions. And if that’s not enough, wait until you read the message on the card.

* Beribboned Cake Plate Collection. A darling wedding or housewarming gift – or just present your own desserts in style with these adorable cake stand collection.

* Human Touch iJoy Massage Chair – It’s true – good things do come in small packages. In fact, great things come with the ergonomically designed, smart-form Human Touch® iJoy® 2310 Robotic Massage® Chair. This amazing chair’s beauty goes well beyond skin-deep, and you don’t need deep pockets to enjoy a fantastic massage whenever you want.

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Best Deals of the Day

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Here are the freebies, coupons and fun finds that caught our eye today.

New Freebies

* Vistaprint is once again offering its Free T-Shirt (You pay shipping & handling). Click link above for details.

* New Free Printable Grocery Coupons are here.

New Coupons & Deals for Momscapers

* At Weight Watchers Online, Sign Up for Free when you buy the 3-Mon Savings Plan. More Weight Watchers coupons >

* At Spalook.com: $50 off orders of $200 or more with code LUV50. Ends 2/13. More Spalook coupons.

* At Cooking.com: $20 Off Orders of $150! Use Coupon Code C94834 Exp 2/29/12 More Cooking.com Coupons

* At Folica.com: Get 20% Off all Styling Tools at Folica.com. Enter APP20 at checkout. More Folica.com Coupons >

* At 24 Hour Fitness.com: The Biggest Loser® SLIMCOACH – now instock and available for $129.99 + FREE Ground Shipping! Offer ends 3/31/12

* At Vera BradleyFree Shipping on any order of $100 or more! Now through March 24, 2012.

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Deals of the Day – 3 freebies, 6 coupons, and 5 fun finds

Here are the freebies, coupons and fun finds that caught our eye today.

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New Freebies

* We love these free printable Valentine Cards from Family Fun.

* Request your free sample of Hero Nutritionals Yummi Bears Sugar-Free Multi-Vitamin Gummies. Click here and use promo code KK Free Sample on the freebie request form.

* Get the top 100 free Kindle books here. (The Top 100 paid Kindle books are in the left column. The freebies are on the right.) Keep in mind that you don’t need a kindle to read one of these free kindle books. Simply download the free kindle for PC app straight from amazon and read on your computer.

* New Free Printable Grocery Coupons are here.

New Coupons & Deals for Momscapers

* The Magazine Deal of the Day is a good one: Today (1/27) only, get a one year subscription to Natural Health for just $3.99. If you’re reading this after 1/27, check to see today’s deal of the day here.

* From Art.com – Valentine’s Day Special – Save 40% OFF when you transform your photos to Art at Art.com! (Valid only from Jan 27th to Feb 3rd, 2012). Use Code VDAYPHOTO

* From Target.com – $5 off $50 when you shop through this link (or, 15% off furniture orders of $125 or more (Ends 2/11). Get more Target Deals >

* From Expedia.com – Book today & Save up to $500 on a 4-night 4-Day Disneyland Resort Vacation Package. Ends 1/31/2012. Get more Expedia Travel Discounts and Deals

* 15% off H&R Block at Home Deluxe when you click through this link. This software is great for homeowners and investors as it comes with tax advice, audit support and more. No coupon code required. Ends 4/15/12

* At Overstock.com, get an extra 10% off Select Jewelry & Watches (Valid 1.27 – 2.06 @ 11:59 PM MST). Get more Overstock Coupons.

New in Momscape’s Favorite Gift Ideas:

* Personalized Family History Album
Mixbook makes it easy to create an heirlooom album.

* Ball of Whacks
The Ball of Whacks is an addictive set of 30 magnetic pyramid-shaped pieces that act as building blocks. This ball of magnetic pieces is proven to jump start your creativity and imagination. Based on the rhombic triacontahedron, this ball consists of 30 magnetic pyramid shaped pieces that act as building blocks for an unlimited number of uses.

* The Land of Nod Chair and Noddoman Ottoman
The Land of Nod has done it again. How we love them.

* Prtty Peaushun
A great beauty gift for your most glamorous friends, this ‘skin tight’ body lotion was developed by a celebrity makeup artist and has a long list of celebrity fans.

Around the Web:
* Here’s sound advice, from SavingAdvice.com – How to Save Money on Clothing: Confessions of an Image Consultant

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Free Things to Make Your Life Better #2

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Here’s another roundup of Good, Free Things to Make Your Life a Little Better. Just a few things we’ve come across recently:

Mozart for Munchkins
Here you can download a variety of free songs your little ones are bound to love, including an entire album of Mozart favorites that have been arranged by renowned neurobiologist Dr. Norman Weinberger and Grammy winner Jimmie Haskell

Free Classical Music Downloads
Here’s a treasure trove of free classical music downloads for you parents, too, courtesy of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. View all composers by clicking here. You can also filter the available downloads by period and genre.

Free Subscription to Working Mother Magazine
Mercury Magazines is currently offering a free subscription to Working Mother Magazine. Quantities are limited, so fill out this form today.

DIY Recipe for Brown Sugar Scrub from the Ritz Carlton Dove Mountains
I love sugar scrubs but they cost a fortune. Now you can make some for yourself. Better yet, make a couple of batches, package it in some pretty jars and give it to your friends.

Free book download – Get Social, by entertaining expert Allana Baroni
Here is a a wonderful free book download on the O magazine site. Here, entertaining expert and author Allana Baroni makes available her book Get Social in a series of PDF downloads. You’ll find party themes, special gift ideas, hostessing tips, social etiquette advice, even new ways to celebrate the big holidays that are right around the corner.

Free Fun Cutouts for Kids – Paper City
The site MadebyJoel.com has some cool Paper City toy templates/printables. Click on the link in this post to access all of the Paper City posts. Then print the templates, then let your kids color, build and play with their own paper cities. Very cool (and free)! So far, there’s a Paper City, Paper Vehicles, even a Paper Paris and Paper Sydney.

Free Binaural Beats mp3 download to help you sleep
Do you ever have a hard time drifting off to sleep at night? Or maybe, like me, you wake up in the middle of the night and have a hard time getting back to sleep. The folks at sleepphones.com have created a series of mp3 tracks (6 at last count) to help you fall asleep faster. These tracks use binaural beats technology, which is supposed to lull you and those brainwaves of yours into a deep, deep sleep. They are carefully engineered binaural beats overlaid with a variety of soundscapes. Give it a try the next time you’re tossing and turning.

Free Healthy Living eCookbook from Better Homes & Gardens (plus, for every book downloaded, Better Homes & Gardens will donate $1 to Susan G. Komen for the cure – up to $20,000)

Free issue of Better Homes & Gardens plus a free copy of the Best Loved Cookies recipe book

 

Free Set of Art Postcards ($37.50 value)
David Leaser is an L.A. based photographer who creates unbelievable flower images. Lucky for us, he’s giving away a free pack of 25 postcards, each showing a different flower. This free pack of postcards has a retail value of $37.50. Plus, you’ll be entered into a monthly drawing for one of David Leaser’s books.

 

New Search Engine for Kids
Zui.com is a new Internet search and exploration engine for kids. This is a browser-based search engine designed to encourage exploration by giving kids a constant stream of content results and related searches for anything kids are curious about. Brought to you by the genius minds at KidZui.

 

Don’t forget – we post lots more freebies on our Coupons blog each day!

 

Things We Love – Zulugrass Jewelry Review and Giveaway {Contest Closed}

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Congratulations to Natalia, who won our ZuluGrass Beads of Learning Bracelet. Stay tuned for more Giveaways!

Here’s the story behind Zulugrass Jewelry – and why we love it.

First some background on The Maasai people in Kenya, who handcraft each piece of Zulugrass Jewelry.

The Maasai are a nomadic, pastoral tribe centered in Eastern Africa. For centuries, the majority of a Maasai family income has derived from herding cattle.

After a terrible drought devastated pasture lands, the men of the Maasai were forced to drive the few surviving cattle hundreds of miles north in search of better grazing land – leaving many of the women and children behind.

Philip and Katy Leakey – who live among the Maasai in Kenya – came up with an ingenious idea to help in a way that utilized the skills of the Maasai women while also making use of the area’s sustainable natural resources.

First, they dried and cut the long grasses in the region. These grasses are then dyed rich hues and strung on super-strength elastic. Czech glass beads are added for sparkle and a little contemporary flair. Then the pieces are sold, individually or in multi strand pieces, as Zulugrass Jewelry.

Zulugrass jewelry is lightweight, durable and versatile. The elastic, which is the same that was invented for the movie Spiderman, is said to hold its shape for over six years, even if worn daily in the sun, shower, pool or ocean. This durability means you can wear the colorful strands as a necklace, anklet, bracelet, hair tie, or choker.

The best part is this: The Leakey Collection now offers employment opportunities to more than 1400 Kenyans. The Maasai women work in the shade of acacia trees using mobile work stations.

The products they make – the items in The Leakey Collection – are now available in more than 1200 stores nationwide or online at http://www.leakeycollection.com

The Leakey Collection has given us a Zulugrass Beads of Learning Bracelet to give away to a lucky Momscape winner.

Every Zulugrass Beads for Learning Bracelet has been designed by Maasai artisans to symbolize the bright futures of educated children. The Leakey Collection donates 100% of its profits from the sales of these bracelets to pay for local teachers’ salaries.

To enter to win the Zulugrass Beads for Learning Bracelet

There are multiple ways to enter, but you must comment below after you’ve done these items because that’s how we’ll choose a winner (at random).You needn’t leave a separate comment for each thing. Just tell me which of the items you did in a single comment.

WAYS TO ENTER

1. Visit The Leakey Collection and tell us, in a the comments section below, which item(s) you like the best: 1 entry

2. Subscribe to Momscape’s RSS feed or email newsletter: 1 entry

3. Like Momscape on Facebook: 1 entry

4. Follow Momscape on Twitter: 1 entry

5. Tweet about this contest with hashtag “#momscape” : 1 entry

(You can even RT this one: New #Momscape #Giveaway: Win a ZuluGrass Beads for Learning Bracelet: http://tinyurl.com/3qz92ej )

6. Blog about this giveaway on your own blog: 1 entry

One winner will be drawn on September 29, 2011 using random.org and will have 48 hours to respond to email notification, after which a new winner will be drawn. *No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Contest open to US Residents only, 18 and over. Official contest rules are here.

And if you – or someone you know – would like to sponsor a contest on Momscape, we want to hear from you! Email susie at momscape.com

Free Things to Make Your Life a Little Better

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Here’s a roundup of Good, Free Things to Make Your Life a Little Better. Just a few things we’ve come across recently:

New Uses for Old Things
Leave it to Real Simple Magazine to create this inspiring list of things you can make out of things you already have. Love the citrus peels as bowls and the kazoo bubble machine. This is one to bookmark, stumble and share.

One Liners Word Art Free Digital Scrapbooking Download
From Scrapbooking.about.com – This collection is a free download of phrases. Beautiful (and free).

Printable School Lunch Notes with Jokes
These printable school lunch notes with silly jokes are adorable. A love and a giggle from you. So perfect to help with those first few weeks of back to school.

Birthday Cake Gallery, from Family Fun Magazine
These are some of the coolest birthday cakes I’ve ever seen. Alas, my poor kids will still have to settle for my lame attempts, but these are inspiring… The sweet little crown, the amazing sand castle cake. Okay, maybe I could do the rainbow…

Recipe: Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte
If you’re a fan of the Starbucks variety, save yourself a dollar (or four) and try this at home. Sure to warm even the most crisp of autumn days, from Momadvice.com

Printable Christmas Planner Sheets
You can download and print each of these planning sheets for free – everything from baking planner sheets to printable gift tags to decor inventory to shopping lists to thank you note checklists. I think she’s thought of everything!

And a couple of freebies for you (from our Susies-Coupons Daily Deals blog):

Free travel size Aveda Hand Relief (Print and present to your local Aveda boutique.)

Free customizable journal from PaperCoterie ($15 value. You pay shipping)

10 Free downloadable workbooks from Scholastic Teacher Express. Use code 10THANKS.

Free Printable Christmas Planner – Download and print a variety of useful christmas planning pages.

If you like these freebies, make sure you’re subscribed to Susies-Coupons.com Daily Deals Email. (We give a $50 gift card to a subscriber every month.)

Download a free anti bullying ebook (this week only)

As kids head back to school, parents and children may find themselves dealing – once again – with bullying and peer abuse at school.

This week only, the book Please Stop Laughing at Me (referred to by many as “the anti-bullying bible) is available as a free ebook.

Please Stop Laughing at Me, by New York Times bestselling author and bullying survivor-turned-activist Jodee Blanco, is an unflinching, unforgettable memoir that does more than simply chronicle how one child was shunned—and even physically abused—by her classmates from elementary school through high school. It reveals the devastating effects bullying has not only on its victims, but also on the students, schools, and communities in which it occurs— effects that can last a lifetime.

Additionally, Jodee Blanco has sparked a grassroots movement inside America’s schools—as she travels nationwide to help kids, parents, and teachers alike cope with bullying.

The free ebook is available from these online retailers through the links below:
Amazon
Barnes & Noble
iTunes
(Offer valid this week only.)

You can also order a print copy of the book from Amazon:

Please Stop Laughing at Me.: One Woman's Inspirational Story
Please Stop Laughing at Me.: One Woman’s Inspirational Story

Or download the unabridged audio book from audible here:
Please Stop Laughing at Me.: One Woman’s Inspirational Story (Unabridged)