19 hacks in "Giveaways"

15 August 2014

Free screening passes: Island of Lemurs: Madagascar [Portland]

I've got a download code for free advance screening tickets for ISLAND OF LEMURS: MADAGASCAR, playing 8/16/14 in IMAX 3D, at 11am at Regal Bridgeport Village!

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14 July 2014

GIVEAWAY: Tickets to the Portland screening of BOYHOOD

It's one thing to make a movie. It's another to do something completely new with the medium. From the promotional material for BOYHOOD: Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named...

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10 May 2013

Happy Mother's Day to YOU [giveaway]

Mother's Day is almost here, and I'd like to give you a present. I know you're not my mother, but you are the reason I do what I do here every day and I am so grateful for that.

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25 September 2012

Review and giveaway: Gretchen Rubin's "Happier At Home"

I have five copies of Gretchen Rubin's fantastic new book, "Happier At Home," to give away! (Exciting! I haven't done a giveaway in a long time.)

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01 May 2012

Review and giveaway: The Baby Cheapskate Guide to Bargains

This book will pay for itself within a number of weeks. "The Baby Cheapskate Guide to Bargains" (plus some diapers) will be my go-to baby shower gift from now on.

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16 December 2011

Last day to enter the Dell Inspiron computer giveaway!

Today's the last day to enter for a chance to win a Dell Inspiron touch screen computer!

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13 December 2011

Slideshow: Geeky holiday crafts (and a second chance to win a Dell Inspiron)

Leave a comment on my post at The Accidental Expert for a chance to win a Dell Inspiron computer! Contest ends 12/16/11.

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09 December 2011

Holiday e-cards? NO. (Dell Inspiron computer giveaway? YES.)

Leave a comment on my post at The Accidental Expert for a chance to win a Dell Inspiron computer! Contest ends 12/16/11.

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08 December 2011

Review: Makedo "build-your-own-toy" connectors

If there were ever a "toy" made for Parenthackers, it would be Makedo.

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20 October 2011

Family tech: the agony and the ecstasy (plus an awesome giveaway)

How do you enjoy the best technology has to offer without letting it take over your life? Leave a comment on the Accidental Expert post for a chance to win a Dell Inspiron One 2320 Touch.

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03 October 2011

A game that rewards you for being nice: Star.me (play and win a nifty prize!)

Star.me is a free online game that encourages you give stars to your friends. For any reason. Follow my Star.me "Mission of the Day" for a chance to win one of my favorite books.

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27 September 2011

Real world math: put kids in charge of their money

No matter how you decide to give your kids an allowance, the key to increasing its power as a teaching tool is to put your kids in charge of how they spend their money. Here's our strategy, which includes the iPhone app Kiddy Bank.

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23 September 2011

Old Navy giveaway: last day to enter!

Still got some back-to-school shopping to do? Today's the last day to enter for a chance to win a $150 Old Navy gift card! To enter, read the full post at The Accidental Expert: Top ten tips for smart kid clothes shopping I was paid to write this post as...

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19 September 2011

Top ten tips for smart kid clothes shopping (plus a chance to win $150 at Old Navy)

Shopping for kids clothing takes equal parts of preparation and endurance. In my latest post at The Accidental Expert, I share my top 10 tips for streamlining the process. As always, my tips are a starting point. Share yours for a chance to win a $150 Old Navy gift card!...

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09 September 2011

Beef up airplane seat belts for your toddler: CARES Child Aviation Restraint System

Speaking of toddlers and airplanes, Debbie of the fantastic family travel site Delicious Baby is hosting an excellent giveaway: a CARES Child Aviation Restraint System. I've read about this product for years, noting the obvious need something like this, and the generally good reviews. Read the full post at Delicious...

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