Enter the Back-to-School Sweepstakes!

Contest, For Moms, Social
on July 22, 2011

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Parents, believe it or not, it’s officially back-to-school season. To celebrate (you read that right, we’re celebrating) the impending school year, we’ve teamed up with DailyParent.com and a variety of top brands for our annual Back-to-School Sweepstakes. Together, we hand-picked a collection of must-have goodies to comprise one truly fantastic prize pack. Check out the products included below and enter for a chance to win!


Cookbooks from Rodale Books

Keepers by Kathy Brennan and Caroline Campion

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Drawing from two decades of trial-and-error in their own kitchens, Caroline Campion and Kathy Brennan offer 120 appealing and satisfying recipes ideal for weeknight meals. There’s an array of master recipes for classic dishes with options for substitutions, updated old favorites, one-pot meals, super-fast dishes and others that reheat well or can be cooked in individual portions.




Yummy Supper by Erin Scott

Yummy Supper

Erin Scott has devoted her life to family-friendly, gluten-free cooking as realized through fresh, seasonal, real food featured in simple and delicious recipes devoid of the usual gums normally used as fillers in stodgy gluten-free cooking. Named after her award-winning blog Yummy Supper, this new cookbook is a must-own for all families, gluten-free or not.




The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook by Brent Ridge, Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Sandy Gluck


The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook is fresh, informal and vegetable-forward, rather than vegetarian. Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge’s recipes make ample use of whole foods and is a must try for any vegetable-wary family—if there is a book that can bring you over to the “green” side, this is it.





$100 Old Navy giftcard

old_navy_gift_cardThe one stop shop for your kids’ back-to-school wardrobe, Old Navy has gear for everyone from toddlers to adults. So if your kids are already set, go ahead and freshen up your own closet—after all, you’ve got to look good when dropping them off.


Sport Pack from L.L. Bean:

283625 Sport Pack Blue Jay
There’s room for everything in this rugged kid-sized backpack, including a big main compartment for folders and other large items, a secondary compartment with built-in organization features, twin water bottle pockets, zipper slot pocket and a buckle-up mesh front pocket for stashing extra essentials.



UKonserve Waste-Free Lunch Kit

kids-konserve-waste-free-lunch-kitThis waste-free lunch kit includes a recycled cotton lunch sack and napkin, stainless steel water bottle, food kozy wrap and two stainless steel containers. Use for packing school lunches, picnics and on-the-go snacks. Durable and non-toxic, this lunch kit is an ideal Tupperware alternative, and your kids will love its cute patterns.


Cereal and snacks from Barbara’s

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Barbara’s is all about creating simple, wholesome and delicious products without the additional sugary additives that plague today’s cereal aisle. In the prize pack you will receive the following for filling morning cereal bowls and packing into school lunch packs:

  • 1 box of Organic Snackimals Cereal in each flavor: Chocolate Crisp, Vanilla Blast
  • 1 box of Puffins in each flavor: Peanut Butter, Cinnamon
  • 1 box of Raspberry Fig Bars
  • 1 bag of Snackimals Cookies in each flavor: Chocolate Chip, Vanilla, Oatmeal


Apple iPod Shuffle:


Make long bus rides a bit more manageable by gifting this tiny ipod shuffle capable of holding hundreds of songs and plenty of playlists. Its main body is crafted from a single piece of aluminum, making it feel solid, sleek and durable. It’s wearable, too. Clip it to a shirt, jacket, backpack or purse strap, and it stays put.



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