New Giveaway: Momscape’s Sweet “Bee Raw Honey” Giveaway {Contest Closed}

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Congratulations to Lle. S. who won our Sweet “Bee Raw Honey” Giveaway. Stay tuned for more giveaways!

 

Enter to win a package of 3 jars of artisanal, fair trade honey from Bee Raw Honey...

The essence of BeeRaw Honey’s products is in their simplicity, skipping processing to feature honey as nature created it: raw, real and so pleasing to the palate that you’ll stash away that old honey bear for good.

To celebrate and support America’s rich beekeeping heritage, Bee Raw partners with family-owned apiaries around the country and derives each varietal from a single local floral source to achieve a distinct flavor, color and aroma.

Each Bee Raw varietal honey is “fairly traded,” meaning the local beekeepers that produce them receive a premium price for their premium product. Bee Raw also strives to be socially and environmentally sustainable by employing local manual laborers and using postconsumer paper and glass packaging.

The company’s assortment of innovative honey flights, classic honey jars, and honey gift assortments can be purchased at www.beeraw.com, along with a brand new line of estate-grown loose teas.

We love Bee Raw Honey so much, we’re giving away a selection of 3 10.5 ounce jars from The Bee Raw single varietal honey collection:

Our winner will receive a 10.5 ounce jar in each of the following flavors:

Wild Raspberry Honey, Maine—Light yellow in color and floral with a unique raspberry finish intertwined with the aroma of warm cocoa butter. Try it with raspberries, peaches, pears or sour cream.

Wild Black Sage Honey, California—Sage gets its name from the Latin salvia (meaning “to heal”). This honey is mild with a mouth-warming hint of pepper and a smooth, clean finish. Pair with Parmigiano Reggiano, wine-poached pears or goat cheese ice cream.

Star Thistle Honey, Colorado—Thick and creamy with soft notes of cinnamon and a long, sweet finish. Perfect for oven-roasted apples, hot apple cider or in a recipe for pan-seared prawns. 10.5 ounce jar

Enter to win!

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Disclosure: This prize package of Bee Raw Honey was provided to Momscape.com free of charge for promotional purposes.

Winter Skin Care Products

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Winter temperatures and dry air can leave your skin dry and flaky.

Here are a variety of affordable yet luxurious skin care products, recommended by the pros at SkinStore.com, that can help you return to a more hydrated natural glow during this cold weather season.

 

Alchimie Forever Excimer Gentle Cream Cleanser 6.6oz
Alchimie Forever Excimer Gentle Cream Cleanser 6.6oz
$41, SkinStore.com (Get SkinStore Coupons.)
This antioxidant cream cleanser glides on the skin to gently remove impurities and all traces of makeup from face, eyes and neck, while leaving the skin silky and luminous. Alchimie Forever’s signature Blueberry extract brightens the skin and reduces redness, while Rose softens and enhances elasticity. Natural antioxidants derived from Cucumber and Mallow help to fight free radical damage and promote a youthful appearance. Hydrating and soothing, this pH-balanced face wash is gentle enough for the most sensitive skin. Gentle enough for even the those with sensitive skin or rosacea.

Alchimie Forever Kantic Plus Intensely Nourishing Cream 1.7oz
Alchimie Forever Kantic Plus Intensely Nourishing Cream 1.7oz
$79, SkinStore.com (Get SkinStore Coupons.)
This ultra-nourishing cream is rich in emollients such as Jojoba and Vitamin E, infusing the skin with moisture. Natural antioxidants derived from Blueberries and Grape Seeds reduce redness and prevent the formation of free radicals. Red Clover, packed with plant estrogen, lifts the skin and restores its youthful elasticity and resilience by stimulating natural collagen and elastin production.

Peter Thomas Roth Mega-Rich Body Lotion, 8.5 fl oz
Peter Thomas Roth Mega-Rich Body Lotion, 8.5 fl oz
$18, Beauty.com. Get Beauty.com coupons here
Rich with Vitamins C, E, and Pro Vitamin B5 for soft, smooth, nourished, moisturized skin. A mega-effective body lotion that helps to instantly soothe and nourish dehydrated skin, leaving skin feeling soft, smooth and moisturized. Mega-Rich Body Lotion.

Alchimie Forever Kantic Brightening Moisture Mask 3.3oz
Alchimie Forever Kantic Brightening Moisture Mask 3.3oz
$60, SkinStore.com (Get SkinStore Coupons here.)
This luscious, creamy mask is packed with natural botanicals to soothe, protect and brighten dull skin. Oats, known for their softening properties, are combined with wild pansies to speed the recovery of distressed skin and calm irritation. Antioxidants from Grape extracts protect the skin from environmental stress, while the powerful Blueberry reduces facial redness.

 

Alchimie Forever 532nm Antioxidant Relief for Hands and Feet 5oz
Alchimie Forever 532nm Antioxidant Relief for Hands and Feet 5oz
Price: $39, SkinStore.com (Get SkinStore Coupons here.)
This award-winning cream blends natural antioxidants to soften, nourish, detoxify, heal and protect both hands and feet. Jojoba and Shea Butter are combined for a powerfully moisturizing treatment, while Willow Bark sloughs away rough skin, minimizes brown spots and naturally alleviates pain and discomfort. Watercress has detoxifying and purifying properties to reduce swelling and invigorate tired legs.

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant Fragrance Free 50ml/1.7oz
Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant Fragrance Free 50ml/1.7oz
$21.50, Strawberry.net (Get Strawberry.net Coupons)
An efficacious soothing cream for face & body
Contains super emollients & antioxidant vitamin E
Helps shield cracked dry skin even on hands elbows knees & feet
Relieves minor skin irritations sunburn windburn scratches & abrasions and leaves skin eased revived & comfortable.

And don’t forget to use your sunscreen – even in the winter months! Here’s an award-winning sunscreen:

La Roche Posay Anthelios 60 Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid 1.7oz
La Roche Posay Anthelios 60 Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid 1.7oz
Price: $29.95, Skinstore.com (Get SkinStore Coupons.)
Skin Cancer Foundation Recommendation
The Seal of Recommendation is granted to products that provide effective UV sun protection and safely aid in the prevention of sun-induced damage to the skin.
Allure Best of Beauty 2010 in Category: Best of Skin – Facial Sunscreen
Anthelios 60 Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid with Cell-Ox Shield is a synergistic combination of patented high efficacy sun filters and powerful anti-oxidants to further protect your skin. This ultra light, fast absorbing sunscreen fluid provides SPF 60 and broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection with the breakthrough Cell-Ox Shield, to protect your skin, even at the cellular level. It’s excellent for use outdoors and at the beach. The advanced UV filtering system of Anthelios 60 is a unique association of photostablized sunscreens for broad-spectrum and longer-lasting protection, with advanced efficiency against UVA rays.

5 Fun New Apps for Kids

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Traveling for the holidays?  This year brings a new crop of fun apps that help keep your kids occupied while you travel to see family and friends. Here are five fun apps for kids:


1.       Spellwood

Spellwood is set in a charming magical world where wizards use words to cast their spells in fun word battles.  Friends and family can play together through Game Center or Facebook Connect with as many as 50 like-minded spelling wizards. Each new tower provides a new challenge, with magical spells to change letters, restore health, and change the size of the board playing area. With several difficulty levels and a variety of game-play modes, Spellwood is perfect for all ages.  Available for $1.99 on the App Store and Google Play.
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2.       Angrybirds

Angry Birds has started a bit of a franchise. Now you can even play AngryBirds Star Wars. No matter which Angry Birds game you play, the survival of the Angry Birds is at stake. Dish out revenge on the greedy pigs who stole their eggs. Use the unique powers of each bird to destroy the pigs’ defenses. Angry Birds features challenging physics-based gameplay and hours of replay value. Each level requires logic, skill and force to solve.  Available for $4.99/0.99/free on the App Store and Google Play.

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3.       Fruit Ninja

Become the ultimate bringer of sweet, tasty destruction with every slash.  Swipe up across the screen to deliciously slash fruit like a true ninja warrior. With three games modes in single player and worldwide leaderboards using Openfeint, the addictive gameplay will keep you coming back for even higher scores.  Available for $2.99/$0.99/$1.26 on the App Store and Google Play.

 

SpinArt

4.       SpinArt        

SpinArt is based on one of our favorite childhood crafts! It’s fun & creative.  Whether it’s waiting in line at the bank, at the dentist, or on a really boring date, you can always take a spin.  Available for $1.99/$0.99/$0.99 on the App Store and Google Play.

5.        Bookworm

Link letters left, right, up and down to build words to keep Lex the Bookworm sated and smiling. Bigger words return better bonuses. But watch out for burning letters — they could spell disaster!  Available for $2.99 on the App Store.

New Momscape Giveaway: The Heart of Christmas on DVD {Contest Closed}

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Congratulations to Heather A., Austin B., and Jamie L. – who each won a Heart of Christmas DVD!

Enter more contests on our sister site, Susies-Coupons.com!

 

Christmas time is nearly here, and, with it, some of the most heartwarming, inspiring movies. I’ve recently been introduced to a new holiday film, sure to become one of your family’s treasured movies of the season.

Inspired by a true story, THE HEART OF CHRISTMAS (rated PG) tells the story of Austin and Julie Locke, who are devastated to learn that their young son, Dax, has been diagnosed with cancer. With courage, determination and faith, they decide to give Dax one last Christmas – even if it has to be in October.

When the community sees the holiday decorations and learns the heartbreaking truth, what happens next is a miraculous outpouring of care and support. The Heart of Christmas will touch your heart and bring home the spirit of the holidays.

We think you’ll love this movie, so we’re giving away three DVDs of “The Heart of Christmas.”

There are multiple easy ways to enter, and they are all detailed on the rafflecopter form below:

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Terms and Conditions: This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. We hereby release Facebook of any liability. Winner(s) will be contacted by email 48 hours after the giveaway ends. If you have any additional questions – feel free to send us an email: susie – at – momscape.com.

Disclosure: These DVDs were provided to Momscape.com free of charge for promotional purposes.

Things We Love: ‘Life is Good’ Thanksgiving Tees

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We love Life is Good, and we especially love their collection of Special Limited Edition Thanksgiving Tees.

For Women:

And for Men:

Now here’s an ongoing offer from Life is Good to help you save on your order:
Enjoy 15% off your next purchase with us, just for signing up for the Life is Good newsletter.

Cool Things – A Random Book about the Power of ANYone

Here’s a new book to check out with your kids:

A Random Book about the Power of ANYone
A Random Book about the Power of ANYone

When Talia Leman was just ten years old, she rallied students from four thousand U.S. school districts to report more than $10 million for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.  Then she founded RandomKid, a nonprofit organization that brings youth together across the globe, providing them with tools and resources to create positive change.

Today RandomKid has unified the efforts of 12 million children bringing aid to four continents. In Talia’s new book A RANDOM BOOK ABOUT THE POWER OF ANYONE, Talia Leman – now seventeen and a senior in high school— shows readers how to find their passion and make room for life’s surprises, demonstrating that everyone has what it takes to make a difference for anything that matters to them.

Passionate about the potential we all have inside us, Talia writes, “The truth is, our power comes from being who we are, exactly as we are, and doing what we do, exactly as we are compelled to do it! When you spread value—by generously giving it away from the genuine place of you—people sit up, wake up, and pay attention.”

Writing with enthusiasm and humor Talia shares her secrets for being greater than you know how to be, including:

·         Sideways is a better way to go forward

·         If life gives you lemons, lemonade is just one option

·         Too many cooks is the right number

·         Purpose happens by accident

·         It’s not about thinking outside the box; it’s about not having a box at all

Read more about A Random Book about the Power of ANYone at amazon.

Cool Baby Things: Nap Nanny Chill + Coupon

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Does your baby seem to sleep best in her car seat?

She’s not alone. Many babies sleep better when inclined, and now there’s a comfortable and safe little infant recliner designed just for them.

Created by a mother of two, the Nap Nanny Chill is much like a car seat in design – featuring a 30 degree angle for incline and support –  but it’s soft like a blanket, and stable like a mattress. Plus, there’s a safety harness to keep your baby right where she’s supposed to be.

The Nap Nanny Chill is lightweight and portable, and can be used when your baby is sleeping as well as when she’s eating. playing or just checking out her world.

(Note that you’ll want to stop using the Nap Nanny Chill for overnight use once your infant starts to sit up and becomes more active, usually at around 4 months. As with any baby product, you’ll want to make sure to observe all of the safety guidelines for your Nap Nanny Chill to keep your baby safe.)

You can find this new cool baby thing at specialty retailers across the United States, as well as at Babies R Us, buybuyBaby, RightStart and at www.napnanny.com

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The Nap Nanny Chill in Safari

All you have to do is choose the color and fabric for your washable cover:  blue minky dot, camel minky flat, giraffe, lavender minky flat, pink minky dot, sage minky dot, oatmeal minky flat and platinum minky flat.  (Additional covers sold are separately for $49.99)

Nap Nanny Chill Coupon

Now here’s the exciting part:

The folks at NapNanny.com have generously offered to give Momscapers a discount: for the next three days, use code MSJJ913 at NapNanny.com to save 15%!

 

Cool Things – SpaFinder Wellness Gift Cards

For more than 25 years, SpaFinder has been helping people find just-right spa experiences. Now, they are helping people journey further down the path to a wellness with a redesigned mission: You can now redeem your SpaFinder Gift Cards at not just spas, but at yoga and Pilates studios, as well as personal training locations across the country.

Love it!

At the new SpaFinder Wellness site, you’ll be able to navigate through (and give as gifts) thousands of new ways to enhance the body and mind. You can find, book online, and buy gift cards for thousands of yoga and Pilates studios, fitness clubs, spas, weight loss programs, wellness providers, and more.

Whether it’s a barre class, a boot camp or a spa service, you’ll find something for everyone on your list. You can print the gift certificate instantly, have  a gift card mailed, or email a spafinder wellness gift certificate – so it’s a great last minute gift, too!

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Give the Gift of Wellness!

Redeem your SpaFinder Wellness Gift Card at thousands of spas, yoga and Pilates studies, and personal training locations across the country.

And here’s a coupon code to get you going!

Buy One SpaFinder Wellness Gift Card, Get One 20% Off ENJOY20
Shop through link above and use code ENJOY20 at checkout!
This is an ongoing coupon, but you can always get more SpaFinder Wellness Coupons here.

Cool Baby Things – gogo Kidz Travelmate Car Seat Stroller

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I just saw this on the pages of Budget Travel magazine and immediately wished I’d had this when my kids were wee.

Available online from BabyEarth.com, the gogo Kidz Travelmate Car Seat Stroller is a convenient and safe attachment for your car seat. Instead of carrying your car seat and child through the airport, you can wheel them!

Check out this toddler and mama just cruising through baggage claim…

Clever!

gogo Kidz Travelmate Car Seat Stroller
gogo Kidz Travelmate Car Seat Stroller
This thing is a must-have for parents traveling with toddlers. Because the FAA strongly recommends children under 40 lbs. be seated in a child car seat on an airplane, parents have had to haul their car seats through the airport, straining their backs, arms and patience. The gogo Kidz significantly lightens the load of parents on the go with toddlers and all their gear. Plus it eliminates the need to rent or borrow a car seat at your destination. It’s easy to mount and lays flat in the trunk or backseat of the car when not in use.

You might also want the carrying case, also available from BabyEarth.com:

gogo Kidz Travelmate Storage Bag
gogo Kidz Travelmate Storage Bag
The black, non-woven, drawstring bag folds up small when not in use.

And here are BabyEarth Coupons, when available.

Cool Things – The Invisible “Conceal Shelf”

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Here’s an easy home decor project out there for you minimalists who love books!

Available online from Uncommon Goods, these two rendition of the “conceal shelf” are oh-so simple in design:

Conceal Shelf
Conceal Shelf
Price: $14.99
Why dust standard shelves or clutter your floor with stacks of books when your books can float on the wall? This powder coated steel shelf designed by Miron Lior becomes invisible behind a stack of books – creating the illusion of a floating pile of tomes. (Available in two sizes: The regular size holds up to 15 pounds. The large size holds up to 20 pounds.)

Or maybe you’d prefer this one, also available online from Uncommon Goods:

Conceal L Shelf
Conceal L Shelf

Like the best literature, this startling bookshelf will have you rethinking the way you look at the world. A new twist on the popular “invisible” Conceal Shelf, your books will appear to rest on a bar of sleek black plywood that bends downward (perhaps under the weighty ideas written on those pages). But instead of sliding off, the shelf’s hidden hardware keeps your books defying gravity and easily accessible for use.

A very cool thing!

See some of our Favorite Gift Ideas from Uncommon Goods.