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Thursday, August 6, 2009

Box Tops for Education "Top This" Sweepstakes, Giveaway and Review

We have been clipping and cutting Box Tops since the program launched nationwide in the late 1990's. I remember thinking, "How will $0.10 help our schools?" I'm sure you've wondered the same thing. Is it really worth the effort? Well, let me put it this way:

According the the
Box Tops for Education website, "Box Tops has helped America's schools earn over $250 million in the past 12 years."

So, yes . . . it is well-worth the minimal effort! I have four boys, in four different schools. We had collected Box Tops all year last year, and were able to provide each school with $25 worth of Box Tops.

Say there are, on average, 25 students in each classroom. If each student collects $25 worth of Box Tops, then (25 students X $25) would equal $625 per classroom.


Pillsbury Toaster Strudels are a huge hit in my house. Mornings are extremely chaotic, with each of my boys leaving at different times (6:20, 6:45, 7:45, 8:10). Cooking a huge breakfast is just not an option.

This is where Pillsbury Toaster Strudels save the day! Each of my children can choose their own flavors, and decorate their strudel their own way.

Totino's Pizza Rolls are the perfect after school snack, and my boys absolutely adore them! These bite-sized pizza pillows are easy to prepare. Instant pizza . . . just add microwave.

There's nothing like warm pizza to soothe those cranky hunger monsters! Not to mention, it keeps my crew satisfied until dinner is ready.


The wonderful people at My Blog Spark have gifted us with this HUGE "Top This" prize package.
In addition, they also have been so gracious to offer one of my readers a "Top This" prize
package, which includes everything in the image below:



Please note that the winner will be receiving VIP coupons for one FREE Pillsbury Toaster Strudel and one FREE Totino's Pizza Rolls, and not the actual product. Redeem at your local grocer.

Enter the Giveaway

**** Don't forget to also enter the Sweepstakes below the giveaway ****

To enter this giveaway, answer the following question by commenting below:

What is your favorite thing about those first days of school?

For additional entries, complete any one or all of the following, leaving a comment for each thing you do:

For extra entries, feel free to do one or all of the following, posting a comment for each one you complete. Be sure to leave a contact email so I can get in touch with you, if you should be one of the two winners:

  • Tweet this giveaway, and post the link in your comment. Tweet as many times as you like, but please make sure there are at least two hours between tweets. Click on the Twitter Icon at the bottom of the post to tweet this giveaway, OR you can cut and paste any one or both of the following:
Pls RT: HUGE Back to School #Giveaway. Enter here:
http://tinyurl.com/BTSGIVEAWAY

Pls RT: Box Tops for Education Sweepstakes and #Giveaway
http://tinyurl.com/BTSGIVEAWAY


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WHEW! How's that for options?

This giveaway ends at midnight August 20, 2009. I will be selecting the the winner using a random number generator.

Good luck!






Pillsbury® Toaster Strudel® and Totino´s® Pizza Rolls®
have teamed up with Box Tops for Education to offer this awesome sweepstakes! Winners every week!

Enter daily for your chance to win a "Top This" prize pack that includes one (1) free coupon for Toaster Strudel, one (1) free coupon for Totino´s Pizza Rolls, a Box Tops For Education certificate worth 10 bonus Box Tops as well as some great school supplies for your family. You can clip up to 14 Box Tops coupons from the products in your prize pack!

When you visit www.btfe.com/back2school you can enter to win a back-to-school prize pack as well as a chance to win 5,000 Bonus Box Tops for your child´s school, free Pillsbury Toaster Strudel and Totino´s Pizza Rolls, and school supplies from Box Tops´ newest partner, Avery.*


4 comments:

Quadmama August 9, 2009 at 6:43 PM  

My favorite thing about the first days of school? Some me time. I know, I'm selfish.

UPrinting August 11, 2009 at 2:49 AM  

Box Tops for Education is a wonderful initiative to help schools, and ultimately, help the future of our nation, our kids. Definitely a worthwhile effort, congratulations! Good luck to all the giveaway entries :)

pamella January 7, 2011 at 2:02 PM  

This is my Good luck that I found your post which is according to my search and topic, I think you are a great blogger, thanks for helping me outta my problem..
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Angela McCoy is a freelance writer/editor, military wife and work at home mom (WAHM) to four boys with special needs. Her writing encompasses a myriad of topics -- Autism, ADHD, Auditory Processing Disorder, Cystinosis, Fanconi's Syndrome, kidney transplant, and more -- influenced by her two teenagers and seven-year-old twins. She considers writing to be therapeutic and utilizes her skills to counsel and inspire her readers. Angela is a quick-witted, 'no holds barred,' tell it like it is' humorist who has learned that laughter truly is the best antidote to life's adversities.

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