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Win a Trip to Summit 2013 in Sunny San Francisco, California (ARV $2,422)!

Posted by 1FrugalMom on February 12, 2013 at 4:55 PM Comments comments (1)

Enter HERE to WIN a Trip to Summit 2013, in Sunny, San Francisco, California (ARV $2,422)! 

Prize includes:   

  • One Full Summit Pass (or equivalent value if already purchased)
  • One $500 Airline Card
  • One $400 Hotel Card
  • One $100 Visa Gift Card
  • Access to the Exclusive VIP Gala Celebration


Plus, earn $25 for every 5 people you refer!  Ends 3/15/13 

**UPDATE:  2/25/13, Woo hoo!  FedEx just dropped off two, free, $25 Visa gift cards! Did any of you receive yours yet?  Click HERE to see mine.  Thanks, Marketo!!!  

Answer 1 multiple choice question and get paid $1!

Posted by 1FrugalMom on February 11, 2013 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)


Woo hoo!  I just received another payment from PollBuzzer (see my PayPal screen shot below)!  It's EASY to EARN FREE $$! Answer ONE quick question (or more if you choose), and get paid on Monday! It's that easy! Sign-up to be a panelist with Pollbuzzer (it's completely FREE)!  And simply answer ONE question (a multiple-choice question), and get paid $1 via PayPal every Monday!  

Answer as many, or as few, questions as you choose (they email the questions to you after you sign-up - and they don't spam you - promise)!  Personally, I don't like survey sites (b/c they're too time consuming), so PollBuzzer works perfect for me! It's quick & easy!  It's the fastest buck you'll ever make in just 15 seconds!  Just click on "become a panelist" to get started.

You can also "earn an additional $1 for each new PollBuzzer Panelist that you refer! Just send the unique referral link below to your friends, family, colleagues, or whoever else you want to refer. Each time a new panelist joins PollBuzzer after coming to the site using your link, you'll be credited with the referral. Once that new panelist answers 4 questions, we'll know it was a successful referral, and $1 will be credited to your account." Here's my referral link: http://pollbuzzer.com/?r=V3JsUnFpRE1xNXFHSUQxbXo5cUhTQT090

Note:  Use an email address that you check often (don't worry - no spam), because you're only given a limited amount of time to respond to the email(s), and answer the question(s).  

Proof of my most recent payments below:

** For more ways to EARN & SAVE $$, click HERE!!!


Posted by 1FrugalMom on February 4, 2013 at 2:20 AM Comments comments (0)

BLOGGERS WANTED!! FREE EVENT. You'll receive a free Twitter, or Pinterest link, with an announcement post. Hurry!  Sign up at http://happyhomeandfamily.com/bloggers-wanted-1000-cash-giveaway/

$1000 giveaway

Jenn's Blah Blah Blog and Happy Home and Family would love for you to join them in a FREE Blogger Opportunity! Sign up now for the Kickin The Winter Blues $1,000 Cash Giveaway! Grow your readership, don't miss out on this awesome giveaway.


  • Blogger will get a FREE Twitter or Pinterest link with Announcement Post or $5 .
  • Additional links available
  • Giveaway will start on 2/25/13 and run until 3/25/13.
  • Want more information, swing by and check out Jenn's Blah Blah Blogs FREE Blogger Opportunity.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Hello, New Year! $200 Cash Giveaway!

Posted by 1FrugalMom on January 10, 2013 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (20)

                              Amazon Giveaway

Diva Fabulosa is super excited to announce that we have teamed up with a rock star team of bloggers to bring you guys a super fabulous giveaway!  With the holidays over, your expenses has probably doubled, we decided to put together a prize that will help you on this new year!

We’re giving away a $200 Amazon gift card OR PayPal cash, winners choice.  This is an amazing giveaway, I’m pretty jealous that I can’t win!

This giveaway is made possible by the following co-hosts:

Jenn's Blah Blah Blog - What's Up? - Stay at Hone Mom - The Stuff of Sucsess - Stuff I love - Canadian Giveaways - Monica's Rants, Raves and Reviews - Simply Sherryl - Techie She - Travel Pixy  Please take a moment to check their blogs.

Giveaway ends January 20th, at 11:59 pm EST. OPEN WW.  To enter please use the Rafflecopter form below, and enter for bonus entries!  Remember that all entries besides the mandatory comment entry are optional.

                   ENTER TO WIN HERE!!!

Disclosure: This giveaway is open Worldwide, must be 18+ to enter. Winner will be contacted from [email protected] and will have 48 hours to respond to winning email. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. None of the other bloggers in this giveaway are responsible for prize shipment/delivery. This event is in no way administered, sponsored, or endorsed by, or associated with, Facebook and/or Twitter, Google, Pinterest.

Polar Pillow Review & Giveaway!

Posted by 1FrugalMom on January 8, 2013 at 5:50 PM Comments comments (137)


Alright!  Without further adieu, this is the Polar Pillow review and GIVEAWAY that I know many of you have been looking forward to!  And I'm super excited to tell you all about it!  What is Polar Pillow you ask?  "PolarPillow is an award winning cooling pillow that helps you sleep better so you can live better!" Polar Pillow (info sheet, PDF).

Before trying the Polar Pillow I read a lot about it and thought it was a pretty cool concept (lol no pun intended), and was very interested in trying it out.  What I didn't know then at that time was that the Polar Pillow would be life changing, and I would absolutely fall in love with it!

For YEARS, almost my entire life really, I've always struggled with sleep!  It usually takes me forever to fall asleep, and I usually wake up several times throughout the night.  And most of the time, I hardly ever wake up feeling refreshed. And I kid you not,  Polar Pillow has changed all of that!

With Polar Pillow, I fall asleep much more quickly, I sleep more soundly throughout the night, I wake up much less often, and I wake up feeling more refreshed!  It's awesome!  The hardest part for me has always been falling asleep in the first place, and Polar Pillow is just so cool and comfortable that it soothes me into relaxation and sound sleep quickly!  It's a dream come true!

In addition to all of that, Polar Pillow is saving me $, too!  Let me explain... My family and I need it to be very cold in our home to sleep at night. And seeing as we live in "The SunShine State" of Florida, as you can imagine, keeping a Southern home cold at night can be quite expensive!  And that's what first attracted me to Polar Pillow in the first place!  I was thinking, "hmm, if our body temperature feels cooler, maybe I can save on cooling costs."  And I was right!  It works!  We don't need to set the thermostat down as low to sleep at night anymore thanks to the Polar Pillow!  I'm so excited about that part!  I bet Polar Pillow pays for itself in no time!

Another exciting discovery that we happened upon by accident just though our personal use, is that the Polar Pillow has helped both my young son and I with our frequent headaches!  That alone is a God send!  I can also imagine how helpful Polar Pillow must be to those that suffer with hot flashes, night sweats, fevers, and etc.!  I should write a "thank you" letter to the Polar Pillow founder!  I don't know why no one thought of this product sooner!  Polar Pillow is pure genius!

Polar Pillow is literally life changing!  If you suffer with any sleeping issues, or if you just want a better night's rest, do yourself a huge favor, and purchase a Polar Pillow!  "You spend 30% of your life on a pillow...get the right one!" ~Polar Pillow!

Right now, the kind people at Polar Pillow are offering a 15% OFF discount to my readers when they place their orders & use promo code 1FRUGALMOM at check out! Plus, Polar Pillow is also currently offering FREE SHIPPING on all orders right now until February 2013!  What are you waiting for?!  "Love it or your money back!" ~Polar Pillow

EXCLUSIVE GIVEAWAY for 1FrugalMom Fans!  The extremely generous people at Polar Pillow are kindly giving away an awesome Polar Pillow to one of my lucky readers!  For your chance to win, ENTER HERE on the Rafflecopter Entry Form!  "A great day begins with a cool night!" Polar Pillow

Note: PolarPillow comes with a PolarPack, that can be frozen, and inserted inside the pillow to provide extra ALL-NIGHT cooling.  Polar Pillow states that "if used without the PolarPack, the pillow will still be cool on its own for approximately two hours of use.  After being used, PolarPillow's coolness will re-energize within 30 minutes of exposure to room-temperature conditions."   We personally found that the Polar Pillow remained cool enough for us all night long even without the PolarPack!  Click here http://www.polar-pillow.com/FAQ.cfm for answers to frequently asked questions about the Polar Pillow. View my brief video review HERE (if you can't see it below). 


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** Giveaway open to continental U.S. residents only, 18+, and ends on 2/3/13. 1FrugalMom is not responsible for prize fulfillment.  Sponsor will ship directly to the winner.

Disclosure: I received a Polar Pillow at no charge to test and review.  As always, all opinions are 100% my own, and genuine.  My full disclosure policy can be found here.

Just for Fun! "I'm a Daddy & I know it!" Lol!! Cute!

Posted by 1FrugalMom on January 6, 2013 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (2)

I stumbled across this & enjoyed it so much, I just thought I'd share....

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If the video doesn't appear above, click HERE instead.

"FAN FRIDAY!" Enter to win these giveaways every FRIDAY!

Posted by 1FrugalMom on January 2, 2013 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (1)


"FAN FRIDAY!" Enter to win these giveaways every FRIDAY!  Many of these "Fan Friday" Giveaways require you to enter by a certain time (usually between noon and 4 p.m.) so don't delay too long if you're looking to win!  Good luck!  **And for my HUGE list of FREE, DAILY INSTANT WIN GAMES, and SWEEPSTAKES, click HERE!  Again, good Luck! 


























http://www.facebook.com/GlossyBox.com/app_150794994973742 *requires newsletter

https://www.facebook.com/StocknGo/app_28134323652  *Not every Friday.

https://www.facebook.com/violentlips  Look for post every Friday.

https://www.facebook.com/jonestshirts  They will make a post each week.

https://www.facebook.com/NIVEAusa  *Not every Friday.

https://www.facebook.com/olay  *Not every Friday.

http://www.facebook.com/perfumania  Goes live at noon EST.

https://www.facebook.com/fatbraintoys/app_265836276779761 (every Tues., & Fri.)

http://www.facebook.com/BOOKIT1985 Check their wall for a different entry link each Fri.

https://www.facebook.com/hanes/app_248545431880106  *Not every Friday.


https://www.facebook.com/edwardsdesserts?sk=app_527910717251225  Ends 12/20/13.

http://www.facebook.com/SuperShoesStores During Summer time only.



FREE Blogger Event! $200 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

Posted by 1FrugalMom on December 30, 2012 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (2)

$200 Amazon Giveaway

Hosted by Diva Fabulosa and Happy Home and Family

  • Event Date: January 10 - January 20
  • For companies/ non bloggers/business owners who are interested in sponsoring an event, please send me an email at: admin at divafabulosa dot com
  • SIGN UP HERE - Please say 1FrugalMom referred you, thanks! 

Win $100 CASH & Candles! 4 Winners!

Posted by 1FrugalMom on December 21, 2012 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (3)


                              Welcome to the Celebration!!

Hosted by Rude Mom and Sponsored by Rude Mom & Countrytrail Soy Candles.  Thanks to our Co-Host's: Aunt Maggie RocksSimply Sherryl, and Creation of Miracles.  This giveaway would not be possible w/o these wonderful hosts: Must Love FreebiesCoupon Crazy SistersBeauty Brite, Simply Southern Couponers, & Stay a Stay at Home Mom.  Please take the time to visit them all.

Rude Mom is so ecstatic about hitting 10,000 fans on Facebook and she is having HUGE giveaway to show her fans how much she appreciates them all!!  There will be 4 winners!!

                             ~Grand Prize~
                                         $100 Paypal Cash
                                                                         Sponsored by Rude Mom

                    ~3-Second Place Prizes~       
       2-16 oz Countrytrail Soy Candles w/Heart Shaped Dipper
                                                               Sponsored by Countrytrail Soy Candles


The giveaway will run from December 16th at 12:01am to January 6th at 12:00am. Grand Prize Open Worldwide and Second Place Prizes Open to U.S. Residents Only, ages 18+.  To enter, please use the Rafflecopter form below, and make sure to read Rafflecopter rules.  Good luck!

Disclosure: Rude Mom and Countrytrail Soy Candles will be responsible for prize shipment. 

GoPicnic Holiday Box Giveaway! Ends 12/21.

Posted by 1FrugalMom on December 16, 2012 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (2)

                   GoPicnic Holiday Box Giveaway Giveaway

                                       Hosted by Life’s Cheap Thrills Sponsored by GoPicnic

GoPicnic has revolutionized the concept of boxed meals, offering nutritionally balanced, shelf-stable, ready-to-eat boxed lunches and meal boxes that require no refrigeration, heating, or preparation. Have you ever been swamped with work in the office that you couldn't afford spending the next 10 minutes walking to the canteen to grab lunch so you just skip it? GoPicnic will help you keep you going! They offer nutritious ready-to-go meals packed inside a handy box that you can just grab and put inside your bag and not worry about skipping meals throughout the day.


Great news! I have teamed up with Life's Cheap Thrills and some more great bloggers to bring you this giveaway sponsored by GoPicnic! The winner will receive GoPicnic's "Simpy Delicious" Holiday Gift Box (RV $69.99) filled with:

  • Vermont Smoke & Cure Natural Summer Sausage (Gluten-free)
  • Sonoma Jacks Pepper Jack Cheese Wedges (Gluten-free)
  • Mustard Girl Sweet n' Spicey Honey Mustard (Gluten-free)
  • Mandy's Chocolate Filled Peppermint Drops (Gluten-free)
  • Mariner Olive Oil & Sea Salt Water Crackers
  • Brown & Haley DARK ROCA (Gluten-free)
  • Popcorn, Indiana Cinnamon Sugar Kettlecorn (Gluten-free)
  • Mia Dolci Chocolate Vanilla Swirl Cookie Crisps
  • GoPicnic Presents: Turkey Stick & Crunch (Gluten-free)

This giveaway is open to US residents ages 18 and up and will end on December 21st at 11:59pm EST. Please enter on the GiveawayTools widget below. Winning entry will be validated.


Get a head start by following GoPicnic on Facebook!  Good Luck!  


                                              ENTER TO WIN HERE!  

                 *When asked which blog you're entering on, answer "1FrugalMom."

Disclosure: I did not receive any compensation for this post. This blog is not responsible for prize fulfillment.

My New Love... Fontenot and a Half Cajun Seasoning!

Posted by 1FrugalMom on December 11, 2012 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (2)

I'm really excited to tell you about a Cajun Seasoning I recently discovered! Have you ever found something so awesome you want to tell everyone about it? Well for me, Fontenot and a Half Cajun Seasoning is one of those things! Oh my goodness!  Fontenot and a Half Cajun Seasoning is the BEST cooking item I've discovered in years! For years, I've been faithful to all of my old seasonings. And it took about a handful of my old seasonings to accomplish any meal. Well I'm extremely excited to say that Fontenot and a Half Cajun Seasoning has replaced ALL of those! That's right!  It takes the place of a handful of different items that I used to use and rely on for years!  


Fontenot and a Half Cajun Seasoning is simply amazing! It's the PERFECT blend! And it's low sodium, too! I absolutely LOVE it! It's like no other seasoning I've ever tasted! I only wish I would have discovered it sooner! The flavor is simply AMAZING! And I imagine I'll be saving $$, too, by not having to buy so many different seasoning items anymore since Fontenot and a Half Cajun Seasoning takes the place of them all! And the possibilities of what Fontenot and a Half Cajun Seasoning can be used in/on are endless! Last night I used it to make my signature dish, crawfish fettuccine (what goes into it is pictured below - recipe coming soon)!

For more information about Fontenot and a Half Cajun Seasoning, please visit their Facebook Fan Page, and their website. 


Re-PIN this post HERE.

Disclosure: I received Fontenot and a Half Cajun Seasoning as a gift. All opinions are 100% genuine, and my own.

FREE S&H + $10 Credit(s) from Coterie NOW until 12/25!

Posted by 1FrugalMom on December 11, 2012 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Woo hoo! FREE S&H (and no minimum order amount required) from Coterie NOW until Christmas, 12/25!  Plus, FREE $10 credit when you sign-up HERE for FREE! And you can earn more free credits by referring friends; And even more free credits when friends place their 1st order!  "When 20 friends join, you get $10. When your friend buys, you both get a $10 credit towards your next purchase."  Also, they include a FREE sample on orders over $45!

I've personally scored a bunch of nice free items!  Read my last two blog posts about Coterie here and hereCheck them out, and see what you can score for FREE!   Here's my referral link, use it to score your FREE $10 credit!  And after you place your first order, we'll both receive another $10 credit!  Woo hoo!  https://www.coterie.com/refer?code=H0knqtZzT

Free Blogger Opp! $100 Cash + Candle Giveaway!

Posted by 1FrugalMom on December 9, 2012 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Free Blogger Opp!!

Rude Mom is celebrating hitting 10,000 Facebook Fans by giving away $100 Paypal cash &  3-16 oz. "Reindeer Poop" Countrytrail Soy Candles.

Giveaway is Sponsored by Rude Mom and Countrytrail Soy Candles.

The giveaway will run from 12/15-1/5 (3 weeks).

Each blogger will receive one free link on the RC with announcement post and can buy up to 4 additional links for $1 each.

Host pages will be available for $7, and Co-host spots for $12.

Go HERE to sign up!

Christmas Cash Bash! Win $50 CASH & Movies! 12/9 - 12/12

Posted by 1FrugalMom on December 9, 2012 at 12:05 PM Comments comments (1)
It's right in the thick of the holiday season. Everybody's crabby and broke. But.... I aim to please! What's that you say? You need a little extra cash? Okay! Or how about some Christmas DVDs to keep the kids occupied while you wrap presents? I have that too!


There will be TWO winners for this awesome giveaway! One will receive $50 delivered via Paypal. The other will receive these 5 DVDs from NCircle Entertainment:
  • “The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas” (NEW) – premiering this fall on PBS, this new DVD was specially-produced to ring in the 2012 holiday season, and features the voice of Martin Short as the Cat. 
  • “Dino Dan 'Twas a Dinosaur" (NEW) - follow the adventures of paleontologist-in-training Dan Henderson as he learns what might have caused the extinction of the dinosaurs, tracks down a Euplocephalus, and gives the poem "The Night Before Christmas" a new spin!
  • "Happy Holidays WordFriends" - a fun and festive DVD from the multiple Emmy Award-winning PBS Kids series, WordWorld, featuring three episodes – The Christmas Star, A Christmas Present for Dog, and Duck’s Family Reunion – plus a bonus music video, Dancing Dog.
  • "It's Always Christmas With You" - the most recent holiday DVD from The Wiggles is a real treat for the entire family, filled with 14 original new tunes and seasonal favorites. The DVD features special celebrity guests (including ‘N Sync’s Joey Fatone) in performances filmed around the globe. 
  • “Puppy Party” - available in fetching holiday packaging, this adorable live-action DVD from Animal Atlas features Milo, the adorable Labrador Puppy, who’s invited over 25 puppy pals to a party! Filled with facts and antics, and an ideal treat for animal lovers young and old.

To enter, all you need to do is follow the instructions in the rafflecopter form below! If you don't see it, refresh the page. There will be two winners. Every single entry will be verified, to make sure that the person who wins did the work to get the prize. If the entry can not be verified, a new winner will be chosen. The giveaway closes on 12/12/12 at 12AM. Winners will be notified via email, and have 24 hours to respond. If they do not respond within 24 hours, a new winner will be chosen. Open to US residents only.

         CLICK HERE to ENTER to WIN on the Rafflecopter Form!

Disclosure:  1FrugalMom received no compensation for this post, and is not responsible for prize shipment. For questions, please email [email protected]

FREE Blogger Opportunity! Christmas Cash Bash 12/9 - 12/12

Posted by 1FrugalMom on December 7, 2012 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)

                     BLOGGER OPP: Christmas Cash Bash!


Sign up to participate in a FLASH giveaway, running from 12/9-12/12! There will be TWO winners! One will get some Christmas spending cash, and the other will get the DVD's pictured above! Sign ups close at 11:59 PM on 12/8! Don't miss out! You can even get some cash by winning the referral prize! If you're interested, fill out the form HERE, and please say 1FrugalMom referred you!

FREE $25 GIFT from AT&T! Easy $$$! Earn up to $575!

Posted by 1FrugalMom on December 6, 2012 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (0)

This is too cool!  AT&T is GIVING AWAY $25 Promotion Cards!  And if you just connected service(s) within the last 14 days, or if you plan on activating service(s) soon, you can get a $25 promotion card for each qualifying service that you activate(d)!  What are "promotional cards" good for, you ask...

AT&T Promotion Cards can be redeemed for merchandise online at att.com or at any AT&T company owned store. They can also be used for paying any AT&T bill (home ph, wireless ph, high speed intenet, digital tv, u-verse, etc.) through the online account management service at att.com, by phone, or at participating AT&T stores.  

To get your $25 Promotion Card(s), simply create a free account at www.att.com/refer

and enter REFERRAL CODE: FREE$25GIFT within 14 days of purchasing/activating your first qualifying AT&T service.


Step 1:  Go to www.att.com/refer & enter referral code FREE$25GIFT

Step 2:  Register for the AT&T Refer-A-Friend program within 14 days 

               of purchasing/activations your first qualifying AT&T service.

Step 3:  Refer friends and earn rewards!  

Both the Referrer and the Referee are eligible to earn a reward for each of the Referree’s participating services purchased / activated within 30 days of the Referee’s first purchase / activation.  You can earn a maximum of $575, paid out in twenty-three (23) $25 AT&T Promotion Cards, in a calendar year, beginning with the date you were issued your first reward. Referees, who earn their first reward for being referred, are eligible to earn twenty-two (22) additional rewards for referring others in their first calendar year of Program membership.  Please note that AT&T Promotion Cards expire 5 months (150 days) from the last day of the month in which they are issued. More info here.

$500 Christmas CASH GIVEAWAY! Ends 12/26/12

Posted by 1FrugalMom on December 5, 2012 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (7)

            Be sure to enter to WIN $500 in BOTH places (HERE & HERE)

                    for TWO chances to WIN $500 CASH!!!!  Good luck!!!!


                                        Christmas Cash Giveaway Event

                                                            Hosted by Mom Powered Media

                 Please take a moment to visit our sponsor: Emperola.com!

Emperola.com was founded Summer 2012 in order to provide visitors w/ daily updated list of contests, giveaways, sweepstakes & deals. Enter your email HERE for a chance to win $500 cash! If you host any kind of giveaway, or contest, feel free to submit your contest at Emperola for free.


Finally a special thank you to our lovely co-hosts whom without them great things would not be possible: Penny Auctions Canada, Bay Area Mommy, My Charming Life, Counting To Ten, Mommy's Fabulous Finds, BlogShopWin.com, Frugal Mom Eh!, The Crazy Nuts Mom, The Deal Fanatic, Frantic Mommy, Giveaway Bandit and My Vegan Gluten-Free Life!


                                                                                                                                                                    One lucky reader will receive $500 CASH!                           Winner’s choice of Visa Gift Card, Paypal Cash or Amazon Gift Card!

Giveaway ends December 26th at 11:59pm, open to worldwide, ages 18+.

                 To enter, please use the Rafflecopter form below. Good luck!

          ENTER TO WIN HERE!!!!

Disclosure: I received no compensation for this publication. My opinions are my own and may differ from others. 1FrugalMom is not responsible for sponsor prize shipment.

Win a Keurig Vue Brewer for yourself, AND a Friend!

Posted by 1FrugalMom on December 5, 2012 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Win a Keurig® Vue® Brewer for yourself, AND a Keurig® Vue®

Brewer for a friend, too!  Ends 12/12/12.  Enter to win HERE