Code Name: Mama’s Fabulous Giveaway Blitz!

July 17th, 2012 by Dionna | 105 Comments
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I’m Celebrating My Amazing Facebook Community with a Giveaway!

I love Code Name: Mama’s Facebook page – for completely selfish reasons. It’s where I have gotten to know many of my readers on a more personal level (stop by to chat about things like sex and post-baby bodily functions!), it’s where most of the conversations happen about articles relevant to me and my readers, and it allows for easy, fast sharing and conversing at any hour of the day or night (like the time my readers mobilized to raise well over $500 in one day to get Karen to Haiti to help train local midwives).

To celebrate this amazing community and say thank you to my friends on Facebook, I’m hosting a fabulous giveaway blitz.

Between now and whenever Code Name: Mama’s Facebook page reaches 5,555 likes, I’m going to be introducing you to some fabulous natural parenting companies – many of which are WAHM’s (and WAHD’s!). Each one of them will be giving away a gift certificate or product as part of Code Name: Mama’s Facebook Giveaway Blitz.1

The 20+ prizes in this giveaway are worth more than $550!!

Two Easy Ways to Enter

  1. Entering is easy in the Rafflecopter widget below. You get entries for liking the pages of each company featured here. Be sure to like all of the pages for 50 bonus entries!
  2. Check in at Code Name: Mama’s Facebook page every day. In the days and weeks to come, I’ll be sharing fun questions and prompts related to each of the companies. Everyone who comments on the Giveaway Blitz Facebook threads will get an extra entry (one extra entry per thread, and I’ll only count entries from the day I post the question2).

Participating Companies and Prizes

Here are the prizes up for grabs!


$25 Gift Card from Momzelle

Momzelle’s mission is to help mothers feel good about breastfeeding in public. It is a brand of nursing clothing, including nursing tops and nursing dresses, available at select independent maternity and baby stores, as well as online. All of our tops are both stylish and functional and are designed with a nursing mother’s needs in mind. They are easy to use, they feel great, and most importantly, they allow mothers to nurse anywhere without worrying about what part of their body is showing. Let’s all breastfeed in public!

Momzelle is giving away a $25 gift card.

Like Momzelle on Facebook and check out their site.


From Your Freezer to Your Family: Slow Cooker Freezer Recipes e-cookbook from Mama and Baby Love

Mama and Baby Love is a real food, natural lifestyle, and parenting blog. Stephanie’s site is filled with tons of ideas to help you feel less overwhelmed, be healthier, and enjoy life. In her e-cookbook, she shares recipes for freezer meals that only require assembly (no cooking – just throw it in the slow cooker!), which allows you to walk away and mostly forget about it until it’s time to eat. The book also covers why these recipes are healthy and what exactly healthy really means.

Mama and Baby Love is giving away two copies of From Your Freezer to Your Family: Slow Cooker Freezer Recipes e-cookbook (ARV $5.99 x 2 = $11.98).

Like Mama and Baby Love on Facebook and check out her site.


A Toni Top from Snugabell Mom & Baby Gear

Snugabell Mom & Baby Gear designs and manufactures maternity, nursing and pumping products for women who are not willing to sacrifice fashion for function. Our products include PumpEase, the world’s ONLY fashionable hands-free pumping bra, and the Toni Top “bump, breast & beyond” clothing line. You can find Snugabell in over 200 stores in 19 countries, on their website, on Facebook (Snugabell and PumpEase) and on Twitter (@snugabell, @PumpEase and @TheToniTop).

Snugabell Mom & Baby Gear is giving away a Toni Top, a 3/4 Sleeve Top in the size and color of the winner’s choice (ARV $66).

Like Snugabell on Facebook and check out her site.


Cloth Napkins and Un-Paper Towel Set from Silly Bear Handmade

Silly Bear Handmade is a work-at-home-mom business specializing in cloth diapers, wipes, wet-bags, and other eco-friendly home goods like un-paper towels, cloth napkins, and personally crafted playthings. Amy, a military wife, mother to two, and full time student of Public Health, started sewing cloth diapers and home goods for her family and has become passionate about creating for the home, desiring to share her love of personally handcrafted, eco-friendly goods with others. You can visit and support Silly Bear Handmade at her Etsy Shop and connect with Amy about her inspiration and family life at her personal blog: Me, Mothering, and Making it All Work (and the blog’s Facebook page).

Silly Bear Handmade is giving away a set of 8 cloth napkins and coordinating un-paper towel set in a pattern of the winner’s choice (ARV $40).

Like Silly Bear Handmade on Facebook and check out her site.


Lactation Cookies from Making Mama’s Milk & More

Making Mama’s Milk & More is a company that was started by Dori, a stay at home mom of five children. She had some issues with supply when she had her first child at age 18. She didn’t have any support and did not understand that there were things that would help her body produce more breastmilk. When Dori gave birth to her third child in 2008, she knew that she would have to research everything to be successful. As she was researching galactagogues, she discovered that she was not the only woman to have supply issues. It tugged on her heart strings, and as she was successful at boosting her breast milk supply, she wanted to do something to help all the other women boost theirs too!

Making Mama’s Milk & More is giving away a one month supply of lactation cookies (ARV $48).

Like Making Mama’s Milk & More on Facebook and check out her site.


Coconut Oil For Your Skin – Nourishing Your Body From the Outside In e-book from Hybrid Rasta Mama

Jennifer, author of Hybrid Rasta Mama, is a former government recruiter turned stay-at-home mama to a precious daughter (“Tiny”) brought earthside in early 2009. She blogs about conscious parenting, natural living, holistic health/wellness, real foods, a Waldorf inspired approach to education and more. Her love of coconut oil inspired her to write Coconut Oil For Your Skin – Nourishing Your Body From The Outside In. This eBook is a collection of 40 simple, gentle, and nourishing recipes that your entire body will love.

Hybrid Rasta Mama is giving away 5 copies of her e-book, Coconut Oil For Your Skin – Nourishing Your Body From the Outside In (ARV $6.95 x 5 = $34.75).

Like Hybrid Rasta Mama on Facebook and check out her site.


Felt Fairy Tea Time Playset from Mama’s Felt Cafe

Mama’s Felt Cafe began after Brittany’s son received a wooden play kitchen for Christmas two years ago. She started making her own felt food to stock his pantry and hasn’t been able to stop since! She specializes in hand sewn felt play food and unique natural birth-inspired felt playsets, including the doula bag and midwife kit.

Brittany from Mama’s Felt Cafe is giving away a Waldorf-inspired felt fairy tea time playset (ARV $35).

Like Mama’s Felt Cafe on Facebook and check out her site.


A Thermal Lunch Tote from Laura at Thirty One Gifts

Thirty One Gifts is a direct sales company that offers fun, colorful and durable totes and purses for all occasions. From organizing your home or car to purses and diaper bags, Thirty One has the bag for you, and each bag has multiple uses! Laura of WaldenMommy: Life Behind the Red Front Door (a Thirty One Gifts rep) is offering one thermal lunch tote with personalization. Thirty One’s thermal lunch totes can hold hot or cold items and are large enough for a divided lunch container AND an adult-sized Sigg bottle- and more! The large front pocket is perfect or that extra snack. Don’t need a lunch bag? They are also handy for carrying bottles of pumped breastmilk, formula or baby food! E-mail Laura at waldenmommy AT gmail DOT com for more information about Thirty One Gifts.

Laura at Thirty One Gifts is giving away a thermal lunch tote with personalization (ARV $25).

Like her on Facebook and check out her site.


One Year of Sparkle Car Series from Sparkle Stories

Sparkle Stories produces weekly audio stories for children and families around the world. We offer five original Story Series, plus a sixth Series with classic stories, songs and games, all designed to entertain the entire family, from age three up! Our Stories follow the seasons of the year, and inspire a delightful sense of wonder in life. There are free samples on our Stories page, plus lots to enjoy on our Blog. Read about what other parents have to say, and find us on Facebook too!

Sparkle Stories is giving away a year’s subscription (twelve one hour stories) of their Sparkle Car Series (ARV $72).

Like Sparkle Stories on Facebook and check out their site.


One 12-month membership to Heal Thyself!

Tired of feeling tired and sleep deprived? Pat Robinson hosts Heal Thyself!, which is full of natural health information. The focus is on helping nursing mamas heal allergies, asthma, eczema, candida, food intolerances, anxiety, depression, fatigue, infections and stress . . . with whole food nutrients. The Heal Thyself website can help you learn traditional foods and natural healing for sleep, energy and health. What health issues are you working to resolve?

Pat from Heal Thyself is giving away one 12 month membership to the Heal Thyself! site (ARV $20).

Like Heal Thyself! on Facebook and check out her site.


Natural Diaper Salve and Deodorant from Monkey Baby Naturals

Terri is the founder of Monkey Baby Naturals. She creates natural, organic personal care products for the whole family. At Monkey Baby Naturals, she uses the finest organic herbs, oils, and butters to create products for your everyday use. No synthetics, no fillers. Just wholesome ingredients safe for babies to adults.

Terri from Monkey Baby Naturals is giving away a bottle of Baby Goo (an organic, herbal diaper rash/skin irritation salve), and a Lavender & Tea Tree Deodorant (ARV $21.48).

LikeMonkey Baby Naturals on Facebook and check out her site.


45 minute Nurturing Presence sessions from Presence Parenting

Presence Parenting is a space for parents and caregivers to nurture peace one moment at a time, both in the family and everyday life. Amy Phoenix, mom of five and parent educator, offers a welcome reprieve from the demands and expectations of parenting through blending meditation with practical parenting insights. Parents experience more ease and connection through tuning into the simplicity of the moment while moving forward with clarity, trust, intention, and action.

Amy from Presence Parenting is giving away three 45 minute Nurturing Presence sessions (ARV $52.50 x 3 = $157.50).

Like Presence Parenting on Facebook and check out her site.


$25 Gift Certificate from Simply Natural Toys

Simply Natural Toys specializes in heirloom quality, eco-friendly toys and products that are made from all natural, non-toxic materials. All of their toys are carefully selected to meet their high standards of safety, sustainability and quality. At Simply Natural Toys they CARE about kids, the environment and high quality natural toys that you can always feel safe in purchasing.

Simply Natural Toys is giving away a $25 gift certificate.

Like Simply Natural Toys on Facebook and check out their site.


A Set of Breastfeeding-Themed Greeting Cards from JhaZamoraS Publishing

JhaZamoraS Publishing was started by husband and wife V. Kuroji and Chenniah Patrick, who understand that families come in a variety of combinations. The mission of JhaZamoraS Publishing is to provide creative literature that promotes healthy family relationships. We believe literature is a powerful tool for parents to use as a way to bond, educate, communicate and create with their children. We emphasize children’s books covering a range of topics from breastfeeding and nutrition to youth conflict resolution.

JhaZamoraS Publishing is giving away a set of breastfeeding-themed greeting cards (ARV $10).

Follow JhaZamoraS Publishing on Twitter and check out their site.


A $15 Gift Certificate from Shannon at Diaper Parties

Diaper Parties takes the mysteries out of cloth diapering and brings the diapers into your home. We all like to touch and get to know the items we are purchasing before making a decision. Shannon offers in home Diaper Parties or personal consults to families in the state of Connecticut. If you aren’t local, Shannon can help you out over the internet through a video chat. Already have a stash but can’t just seem to get things to work? Shannon can help you troubleshoot and find the best routine for your system. Diaper Parties offers cloth diapering products and accessories as well as natural parenting products for mom and baby. Expecting moms can also create a registry and guests can make purchases directly online or at a shower party. You can also shop through Shannon online if you already know what you want (please be sure to select Shannon Riley CT as your consultant after you’ve “proceeded to checkout”). If you want to see if there is a Diaper Parties consultant in your area, you can check our map here.

Shannon at Diaper Parties is giving away a $15 gift certificate.

Like Diaper Parties by Shannon on Facebook and check out her site.


Baby Leggings from Anktangle Creations

Anktangle Creations is a WAHM business run by Amy of Anktangle. She loves to create things with her hands: whether through sewing or crochet, painting or upcycling, Amy finds solace spending time creating beautiful things. Amy started Anktangle Creations just over a year ago so that she would have a venue for sharing her handiwork with others. The shop features items for baby, family, and home with a green, eco-friendly, natural parenting spin. Be sure to check out Amy’s selection of handmade goods, including wool
dryer balls
, wool soaker diaper covers, and new and upcycled baby and toddler clothing. Visit the baby leggings section of Anktangle Creations to see the available styles to choose from. Connect with Amy: Heart Anktangle Creations on Etsy; Follow anktangle on Twitter; Check out Amy’s blog and Facebook page, too!

Anktangle Creations is giving away one pair of baby leggings (ARV $8).

Like Anktangle Creations on Facebook and check out her Etsy shop.


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a Rafflecopter giveaway

  1. By the way, I’m not getting anything free for doing this giveaway, nor are most of these companies monthly sponsors of Code Name: Mama. But I have used and loved products from many of the companies on this list.
  2. Why will I only count entries from the day I post the question? Because it would be incredibly difficult to be continuously scrolling back to keep track of entries posted later. Recording names the next morning will make it easier on me, your unpaid giveaway host. {wink wink}

105 Responses to:
"Code Name: Mama’s Fabulous Giveaway Blitz!"

  1. Tina

    Thanks for the giveaways. I love following CNM on FB because I see conversations that I don’t witness in my real life, about natural birth, gentle discipline, etc.

  2. Heather Burris   crafteegirl

    Thanks for the opportunity! I don’t like getting feeds via email because they will likely sit in my inbox forever. Facebook makes sure I see them, but without having to do something with those that don’t apply to me. Thanks again!

  3. Jen F

    I like following these companies on facebook because a lot of what they have to say is very interesting and as someone who does not have children yet I like to know what types of products are out there to complement my growing cloth diaper stash

  4. Dawn Green

    This gives me something else to look forward to as I enter day two past my due date and still no babe,

  5. Jessica

    I love following CNM and other natural parenting blogs and companies because it gives me gentle reminders throughout the day why I make the choices I do for my family. I also find I learn a lot from these wonderful folks.

  6. Ivy S   Isharifpour

    I like to follow natural parenting blogs on facebook and other ways because I believe in a natural way of parenting. I practice AP, positive discipline, etc. It is always nice to find new resources and natural parenting blogs/companies are a great way to find them. Especially when those things come up in my news feed.

  7. Robin Leighton

    Thanks for bringing these companies to the forefront. :-)

  8. Amy S

    I like following natural parenting sites because I feel they speak to me about the way I want to parent my children.

  9. melia

    i follow all kinds of ap/natural parenting fb pages so i get great articles and thoughtful comments in my newsfeed reminding me to stay connected and breathe deep with my babes.

  10. Gretchen   ThatMamaG

    I learn so much from being a part of the natural parenting community – always a great resource for my questions and ways to be a better, more informed mama!

  11. Jeri Thurber   jeri_thurber

    I follow the natural parenting blogs because I ant my daughter to grow up healthy physically and mentally.

  12. It helps me to learn about products and ideas that I might not have thought of by myself.

  13. Sophia

    I love how it is mattering more and more to so many other moms the health and wellbeing of our children and ourselves!

  14. Brandi Cranston   destanova

    Finding like-minded natural parenting groups in my local area is difficult, so I love following them online. It gives me access to a wide range of opinions, information and feedback without having to leave my office!

  15. lace   fingerscrossed

    I love all the information and new things I’ve learned on how to keep my family healthy.

  16. Anne Perry   aeperry

    I love the community & comradery of like minded individuals.

  17. Alessandra Peterson

    I like to follow natural blogs, yours in particular, because it helps me to connect with people who have a mindset similar to mine, at least virtually.

  18. BEcky   RebeccaFruits

    I love following natural blogs to find products I didn’t know about, people I didn’t know about and great information to help raise my child.

  19. Ali K   AliKayK

    I often feel isolated in my family because the way I raise my children is different from extended family. It’s hard to be under a microscope like that. I appreciate having the natural community be so open and forthright on issues that I’m interested in- I’ve learned a lot as a mom and feel supported in my choices. Thanks for doin’ what you do. :)

  20. Susan Alexander

    I love to follow blogs like this because otherwise I wouldn’t get very much good info on natural-minded methods.

  21. Natalie B   BlanchNatalie

    I love reading Natural Parenting blogs, as it gives me access to a wealth of information and personal experiences that I have learn from. I love connecting with like-minded people online, as I struggle to find people with similar beliefs locally.

  22. Alicyn   mrslaserbeam

    I follow your page and others like it for the discussions.

  23. Carrie Robinson   frugalfoodiemom

    Since giving birth to my daughter in February, I have been striving to become a more natural and green parent. I am trying to build a better and safer world for her to grow up in. I follow natural parenting social media to keep on top of the newest tips and trends. :)

  24. Momma Jorje   mommajorje

    I like to support small businesses, especially people that… share my wavelength. Make sense?

    I gotta support my hippie peeps! ;-)

  25. Helena sorus

    I love reading natural parenting blogs for the support and because I often find new ways to think about all aspects of parenting.

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