Back-to-School Giveaway – Ends 9/14/2012

Back-to-School Giveaway

Welcome to the Back-to-School Giveaway hosted by Freetail Therapy, My Husband Ate All My Ice Cream and Food -n- Service. We are so excited to be able to offer this great giveaway!

I am really excited to be working with TerraCycle on this event. They are offering part of the Grand Prize, and they sent my son two backpacks to review. He was THRILLED!


They asked me to pick one out for him, and I knew he would LOVE the Doritos one, but their website said they were out of stock. I let them know that if they didn’t have any Doritos ones left,t hat he would also like the Lay’s backpack, and they sent him BOTH! I must say, they totally made his day when he opened that box! This is Owen, he is 10 and he has Asperger’s Syndrome. His fixation is food and he wants to be a Chef when he grows up. If it pertains to food, Owen loves it! He didn’t believe that it was a backpack at first. “They sent you Doritos? COOL!” and when I showed him the straps, he was even more excited. “Can I wear it to school?” Yep, kid, you sure can! He can’t wait for the first day, which is on Thursday here, just so he can show all his friends his backpack. They are a little on the small side, so he may not be able to fit all of his school supplies in there, but he doesn’t seem to mind, since he would only be carrying them in on the first day, and they would stay there until the end of the year. He would only be bringing home a folder or two, so the size wasn’t an issue for us.

TerraCycle upcycles and recycles traditionally non-recyclable waste (including drink pouches, chip bags, toothbrushes and much more) into a large variety of consumer products. These products keep waste out of our landfills and contribute to a cleaner world. TerraCycle products are available at a wide range of major retailers from Wal*Mart to Target as well as online. You know me and my eco-friendly ways, upcycling is such an amazing thing, but what TerraCycle does is an ART!

lays backpack

Doritos Backpack

This giveaway will run from 9/1/13 to 9/14/13 and end at midnight EST. TerraCycle, Freetail Therapy and The Polish Obsessed are sponsoring this fantastic event, please show them some love on their facebook pages.

PRIZES: ONE (1) Grand Prize winner of a stuffed backpack, as shown above, plus Skittle mini speakers, Kool-Aid Jammers Grape pencil case, and a Doritos notebook (shipped separate from the backpack). Grand Prize winner gets first choice of boys or girls backpack. ONE (1) First Prize winner of a stuffed backpack, as shown above. First Prize winner will get the backpack that was not chosen by the Grand Prize winner.

Willow Stevens

Willow is a mother of six who begins to feel the empty nest, with faer oldest child living with his long-time girlfriend in another state, and the next three begin their talks about jobs and the excitement of college and living alone. Willow started couponing in 2007 to save their family some money on the grocery budget. That's how Freetail Therapy was born, so that fae could share their knowledge of saving money with others. Though the site has become so much more since then, and now includes homeschooling and homesteading info, Willow still does it all on a budget and shares how. Willow enjoys snagging freebies, snuggling with their dog, Xander, drinking decaf coffee, gardening, cannabis and of course, their large frugal family.

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