Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Totino's Sweepstakes and a Back Pack giveaway (ends 9/15) #myblogspark

Thanks to General Mills, the maker of Totino's, and MyBlogSpark for providing me with information and a great giveaway to offer my readers!

School is back in session (Hallalujah!) and it is time to start sending in all of those Box Tops for Education that you've been collecting all summer.  I don't know if you have noticed, but there are some new products that are carrying the Box Tops logo on them... including Totino's!

Now through September 15, Totino's is offering two of those pink, clipable money makers for your school on every Totino's product.  I admit, I tend to buy BTFE products and seeing double the money for schools on those packages makes me more likely to buy them over another brand!  Also worth mentioning is Totino's "Make School a Better Place" sweepstakes, where Totino's is giving 10,000 Bonus Box Tops, school supplies and free Totino's snacks to 8 lucky schools.

Will your school be one of the lucky 8? You can enter daily by going here and either signing in or joining the BTFE site if you aren't already a member.

Now, on to the GIVEAWAY.  General Mills and MyBlogSpark have generously allowed me a giveaway for my readers.  Want to win a back pack and some must-have school supplies?  I know you do!Take a look at that!  There's a gray and black back pack, a package of hi-liters ( a BTFE on package), Two large glue sticks, an Avery Silhouette Flexible folder (has a BTFE on spine!), a flexible calculator, a coupon good for 1 box of any flavor/variety of Totino's Crisp Party Pizza, a coupon good for one free box any flavor of 15 ct. Totino's rolls snacks and a 25 Bonus BTFE certificate worth $2.50 for your child's school.

This prize pack is pretty sweet!    The back pack would be great for a boy, though I foresee me using it as an adult back pack for the next time we hit an amusement park.  The school supplies are all brand name, except for the calculator.  I might have to fight my 9 year old to retain ownership of it!  I definitely can use glue sticks around the house as I have been using a lot of them while teaching my son to read using Stepping Stones Together's program.

How do you win it?  Here's what you must do to enter:

Mandatory entry:  Become my Google Friend (or tell me if you already are) and then answer this question in a comment, leaving me your email address:

   What is your child's favorite thing to do while snacking on Totino's after school? 

If your child doesn't eat Totino's after school, just leave me a comment telling me what their favorite General Mills snack is (my daughter loves Chex Mix!)

Bonus entries:  You must complete the mandatory entry above to get any bonus entries.  Leave your email address in the comment as well.

Follow me on Twitter leave a comment with your twitter handle (or leave me your twitter handle and let me know if you are already a follower) and tweet this contest link. You can use this tweet:  Win a backpack & school supplies at Making Ends Meet! Enter here: Thanks to #MyBlogSpark & Totino's! @PinchingAbe

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That's up to 5 entries!  Good luck everyone.

Editing to add end date!   This giveaway ends 9/15/2010 at 11:59 PM.  I'll choose the winner on 9/16/2010 via and winner will have 48 hours to provide me with their name, address and phone number.  If winner doesn't respond within that time frame, I'll have to choose another winner.  You must be 18 and a US resident to participate in this giveaway.  If you have any questions, please contact me. 

Disclosure:  I received a prize pack like the one pictured above for review purposes, as well as contest information from General Mills, via MyBlogSpark. I did not receive payment for making this blog post and the opinions stated herein are 100% my own.
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