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Corolle Good Night My Mini Calin Doll Set Giveaway

We have another Corolle doll set to tell you about. This one is pint size baby with adorable clothing that is just the right size to tuck in a bag or even a large pocket making it great for traveling and playdates. Good Night My Mini Calin comes with a Mini Calin doll, a sleeper and a blanket sleep sack.

Good Night Mini Calin Doll Giveaway

Mini Calin has a soft body and vinyl head and limbs. She has the signature, delicate vanilla scent that Corolle is infamous for. Calin’s soft body mimics a heart print romper. The clothing is easy to put on and take off, even for little hands. Hook and loop fasteners are simple to open and close during the dressing and undressing process. Little ones can role play just like mommy or daddy in getting baby ready for bed.

Good Night Mini Calin Doll Giveaway

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You can find Good Night My Mini Calin Doll Set on our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide on Mommy Ramblings!

Giveaway:

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Best Chocolate Whipped Cream In Only 20 Seconds Recipe Tutorial & Giveaway

You all know how much I love my Mealthy Pot, and I have something super exciting to share. Mealthy has done it again! They created another kitchen appliance that has made it easier for me to prep and cook my favorite recipes. The Mealthy HandBlend is an immersion blender that comes with useful accessories to help you blend, chop and whisk  your way to create culinary masterpieces.

Mealthy HandBlend Mixer Giveaway

The Mealthy HandBlend comes with a whisk attachment, blending attachment, chopper bowl, smoothie cup and a recipe booklet. Use the chopper bowl to chop onions, garlic, ginger, nuts, greens, herbs and so much more. Blend up soups right in the pot, make your favorite fruit smoothies, mix up gourmet coffee drinks better than a barista and it even has a Turbo mode to make sure you have the power to get the smoothest blends.

Mealthy HandBlend Mixer Giveaway

I have made my favorite chai lattes with the Handblend and it will be working overtime this week helping me cook and bake for Christmas. One thing I just have to show you is how quick it makes whipped cream, not just any whipped cream, my family’s favorite homemade chocolate whipped cream can be made in about 20 seconds.

Mealthy HandBlend Mixer Giveaway

This chocolate whipped cream is so light and fluffy with a delicious decadent chocolate flavor that you can eat alone as a dessert or use it to top hot chocolate, cakes, use in parfaits and trifle and so much more. It literally tastes like the airiest chocolate mouse you have ever had.

Mealthy HandBlend Mixer Giveaway

Watch this video below and I will unbox the Mealthy and then make up a batch of this delicious chocolate whipped cream before your eyes:

Did you see how easy it was to make that delicious chocolate whipped cream? You have to try it, you will thank me! We added the Mealthy HandBlend to our Holiday Gift Guide at Mommy Ramblings.

There are loads of recipes and videos on the Mealthy Mobile App for iOS and Android. Smoothie Cup and Chopper Bowl are BPA free and you can trust Mealthy to rigorously test their products for safety, giving you peace of mind. 

Giveaway:

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Corolle Doll, Gaby Goes To Nursery School Set Giveaway

As a doll collector and doll lover, one of my favorite parts of compiling the holiday gift guide each year is checking out the Corolle baby dolls. This year we are bringing you another great doll and accessories from Corolle.

Corolle Gaby Goes To Nursery Doll

Gaby is a 14″ baby doll with the signature vanilla scent that Corolle is famous for. Gaby Goes To  Nursery School is a doll and accessories set that let’s little ones role play just like a real mom or dad. They can get Gaby ready and pack her included snacks (cookie and apple juice) in her backpack along with her security blanket and pacifier.

Gaby Goes To Nursery School

Gaby has eyes that close when you lay her down and a soft body with vinyl limbs and head. No hair to get dirty and tangled, she has molded hair that wipes clean. She comes wearing a one piece overall set that looks like 2 pieces. The back has hook and loop fasteners, so it is easy for little hands to dress and undress Gaby. Gaby has little vinyl flats on that come off to show her detailed, chubby feet.

Gaby Corolle Doll Giveaway

Corolle Gaby Goes To Nursery Doll Giveaway

Her little knees are full of little dimples and make her irresistible. Gaby’s thumb can fit and stay in her mouth if her pacifier is left at home and she is fussing. She is weighted so she can sit on her own.

Corolle Gaby Goes To Nursery Doll

Corolle makes many outfits for this 14″ doll in their mon grand poupon Corolle clothing collection . We could not resist the Happy Reindeer Dress and Coat along with the pink ankle strap shoes. You can find Gaby and her accessories on our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide at Mommy Ramblings.

Corolle Pink Ankle Strap Shoes For Doll

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Giveaway:

Corolle is sponsoring a giveaway on Mommy Ramblings! One lucky blog reader will win their own Gaby Goes To The Nursery Set, Happy Reindeer Dress, Happy Reindeer Coat and Pink Ankle Strap Shoes! Thank you to Corolle for sponsoring this amazing giveaway and for the review doll and accessories. Open to US Residents.

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Neptune & CO. Collar and Leash Set Giveaway

We are pleased to bring you a great holiday gift guide pick for your canine family and friends. Collar and leash sets from Neptune & CO. are functional and stylish. Even better, when you purchase a matching collar and leash set today you can save $4! Every purchase helps save dogs in need! Neptune & CO. donate $1 or more to a non-profit rescue organization for every product sold. That’s a gift you can really feel good about.

Neptune & CO. Giveaway

Check out my video below to see all the great features of these collar and leash sets.

We have added collar and leash sets from Neptune & CO. to our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide at Mommy Ramblings.

Neptune & CO. Giveaway

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Red Chair Press New Book Series Giveaways

Recently, I was contacted by Red Chair Press and they wanted me to check out 3 of their newest book series. I really liked the new series of books. Let’s take a look at these three new series in depth.

Animals That Help Us is a series of 6 books that show kids that animals are more than pets. It explains how some dogs, cats, horses, pigs, and more have important jobs to do. The series connects to primary social studies and reading curriculum with a human-interest focus. The books are written by Alice Boynton.

Books in this series are:

  • Animal Detectives
  • Therapy Animals
  • Horses On Patrol
  • Service Animals
  • Guide Dogs For The Blind
  • Military Animals

The next series is called, Nature Is All Around Me. These books are a colorful feast of the nature all around us. From the color of an apple, the shape of the moon to small ant hills and tall mountains, readers discover the amazing surprises nature has all around us.  The series helps with compare and contrast and basic concepts. These books are written by Jennifer Marino Walters.

 

Nature Books Red Chair Press

Books in this series are:

  • Sizes In Nature
  • Shapes In Nature
  • Numbers In Nature
  • Colors In Nature
The third series is called First Chapters: The Jupiter Twins. This set of four books are written by Jeff Dinardo and illustrated by Dave Clegg. Thes first chapter books are perfect for young readers transitioning to longer stories. The Jupiter Twins books range from 850 to 1,200 words with 4-5 chapters. Each page beautifully illustrated by award-winning artist Dave Clegg. Trudy and Tina are best friends. They are also twins. Trudy loves adventure and Tina is happy to go along for the ride — as long as it’s a smooth ride!
Red Chair Press Book Giveaway
Books in this series are:
  • Field Trip To Mars
  • Lost On Earth
  • Party On Pluto
  • Scout Trip To Saturn

Check out our video review of the books below:

You can find these great book series on Mommy Ramblings’ 2018 Holiday Gift Guide.

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Faber Castell Pottery Wheel Studio Giveaway

I enjoy working with clay and so do my kids. I have made many things since I was a child up to now, but I have never used a pottery wheel. Recently, I checked out the Faber Castell Pottery Studio, I thought my kids would love to try it out and frankly, so would I.

Faber Castell Pottery Studio Giveaway

Check out my video unboxing and demo of the Faber Castell Pottery Studio

There is so much included and several types of clay techniques outlined in the booklet. You can make pinch pots, coil pots, clay ornaments, clay beads and so much more, as well as, using the pottery wheel.

Faber Castell Pottery Studio Giveaway

In addition to the Pottery Studio, we also received a refill of the clay. It is nice to know you can order additional clay.

We have added the Faber Castell Pottery Studio to our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide at Mommy Ramblings.

Giveaway

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MustKetch Is Our Favorite New Condiment! MustKetch Gift Pack Giveaway

MustKetch Somers Family Our kids love ketchup, truth be told, we count it as a vegetable in this house. I discovered that I liked both mustard and ketchup on my burgers in my teens, and my kids and husband enjoy it now too. You can imagine, I was very intrigued when I was contacted by the folks at MustKetch about trying their new condiment.

MustKetch Somers Family

We received a lovely 3 pack of the Somers Family MustKetch that was beautifully packaged in a shimmery gift bag. We could not wait to try it! Check out my video unboxing below:

I am partial to the original and zesty, my husband and kids really like the smoke and zesty. It is good to have a variety in our house because we all have different tastes.

MustKetch Details:

  • Gluten-Free
  • No Preservatives
  • No high-fructose Corn syrup
  • No Genetically Modified Ingredients
  • No Artificial Flavors or Colors

We have been trying it out on all our favorite foods, and we give it 2 thumbs up! That is why we have added MustKetch to Mommy Ramblings’ 2018 Holiday Gift Guide.

Giveaway

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The Spice Lab, Mediterranean Spice Collection Gift Set Giveaway

We love cooking and entertaining. Spices can really enhance the flavors of the foods we cook. I love trying new spice blends and making some of my own. Recently, I was contacted by The Spice Lab and they sent me one of their Mediterranean Spice Collection Gift Sets. The collection of 4 spice blends come packaged in a white box.

Spice Lab Mediterranean Spice Collection Giveaway

Check out our video unboxing to see what’s inside.

In addition to the Mediterranean Collection Gift Set , The Spice Lab offers the BBQ Gift Set, Taste of America Gift Set and the Turmeric Gift Set. We think any of these sets would make a great gift and that is why we added them to our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide at Mommy Ramblings.

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Pictures on Gold Photo Charm Expandable Bracelet Giveaway

We love the jewelry from Pictures on Gold. They have so many great options for you to create unique and special gifts for everyone on your holiday gift list.

Their Custom Engraved Photo Jewelry is of the highest quality. Years ago, I created a photo keychain for my husband that he uses every day and it still looks just as good as the day I gave it to him. Last Father’s Day I gave him a photo dog chain necklace that he wears every day including when he swims and showers and it looks perfect.

This holiday season, I created a beautiful photo charm of my 2 youngest children. It hangs off the expandable bracelet and is such a lovely piece.

Pictures on Gold

You can add a custom text engraving on the opposite side.

Pictures on Gold

We have added the expandable bracelet with photo charm to our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide at Mommy Ramblings. If you would like to order something, you can Get $10.00 OFF entire order. Use Code “MERRY” 

Check out my video below to see it in better detail.

Giveaway

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“Where Do Diggers Celebrate Christmas?” Book Giveaway

If you love Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? and its things-that-go sequels, now you can join your favorite trucks as they celebrate Christmas!

 

WHERE DO DIGGERS CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS?

By Brianna Caplan Sayres; Illustrated by Christian Slade

If your kids love trucks and all things construction as much as mine do, you need to check out this book! This is a great picture book to read as a bedtime story during the Christmas season. Your little one will love finding out what diggers, tractors, forklifts and tankers do to get ready for the holidays. This festive new book is perfect for fans of  Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Little Blue Truck. 

About the Book:

From trimming the tree and singing carols to gathering gifts and putting out milk and cookies for Santa, Christmastime for the beloved vehicles of Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? looks a lot like yours. Even Zambonis celebrate . . . on ice! Enjoy the rollicking rhymes as you watch the truck families prepare for Santa and even help pull his sleigh!

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We like this book so much, we have added it to Mommy Ramblings’ 2018 Holiday Gift Guide.

About the Author and Illustrator:

BRIANNA CAPLAN SAYRES is the author of Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? and its sequels, illustrated by Christian Slade. She lives with her husband and their two boys in Seattle. You can visit her on the Web at briannacaplansayres.com or facebook.com/authorbrianna.

CHRISTIAN SLADE’s classic, distinctive art style can be found in picture books, novels, and graphic novels for children. He holds an MA in illustration from Syracuse University, as well as a BFA in drawing and animation from the University of Central Florida. He lives with his wife and two children in Florida. Visit him on the Web at christianslade.com.

Giveaway:

Random House is sponsoring a giveaway on Mommy Ramblings. One lucky reader will win their own hardcover copy of “Where Do Diggers Celebrate Christmas?”! Thank you to Random House for the review book and for sponsoring this festive giveaway. Open to US residents.

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