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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Busy at Home - Blogmania Blog Feature

This is a feature post on a great blogging lady, Glenda, who writes the blog Busy-at-Home. She is a fellow Blogmania blogger. She and I (and over 173 others) will be participating in this great blog event in September!

Busy-at-Home strives to support and encourage wives and moms in the day-to-day details of the work they are blessed with at home. I am a wife, a mother of five (ages 8, 14, 17, 24, and; 26) and I have three adorable grandkids. We have homeschooled for twenty-one years.
At Busy-at-Home, we spend a lot of time finding ways to be good stewards of the talents and
resources each of us has been given, sharing cooking tips, once-a-month cooking ideas and recipes, plus home decorating and gardening tips, homeschooling experiences and information, book and curriculum reviews, crafting projects, and general reflections on life as a wife, mom, and grandma. I also love doing reviews and giveaways of products that make all
the "hats" we wear, easier to juggle! I hope you'll visit soon, and often, and know that you are warmly welcomed! And now, to Blogmania. I couldn't be more excited and I know you will be, too!

So, you've started your Christmas planning and shopping, right -- working out the deals, grabbing the best bargains and planning the most exciting and memorable family celebration a frugal budget will allow? -lol- Me either. I know some of you are much more organized than I have been and actually have started thinking in that direction, but until this past week, it wasn't even on my radar screen. We all know the only way to make sure spending doesn't get out of hand is to plan ahead, have a firm budget in place and then stick to it. I love that time of year and everything that goes along with it -- the cooking and baking, decorating and celebrating, the times with family and friends, creating and celebrating treasured memories. That's why, without a plan in place, it is easy to get caught up in the moment and just spend, spend, spend. So, I couldn't be more excited to share an opportunity I received right before the Fourth of July weekend! Maybe you've participated before, but it is brand new to me and the concept is extraordinary! It's Blogmania 2010.
This biannual, world-wide, web phenomenon will happen September 15 and 16th and Busy-at-Home is fortunate enough to be able to participate. We are among
175 blogs who will, corporately, be giving away in
excess of $20,000 in prizes to our readers, thanks to the 
generosity of some amazing sponsors -- shops, companies and stores we are going to share with you over the coming months. Each of the 175 blogs has
created their own themes for the event and collected sponsors and products that fit within it. Sponsors and prizes continue to be added daily and so as the event grows, so do your opportunities to learn about some exceptional shopping opportunities, as well as win some great items, absolutely free! Mark your calendars and save September 15 and 16 for the giveaway event of your lives! You won't want to miss a single blog, product or sponsor.
Share the news with your friends and celebrate the online fun and excitement!

Our theme is "Christmas at Home: A Celebration!"
I am working diligently to bring sponsors who will make your planning,preparation and celebrating at Christmas the most fun you've ever had. From decorating your home, to preparing the perfect meals and party foods, from simplifying how you do it all, to gift-giving and capturing your treasured memories, I want our giveaways to celebrate everything that makes a family

Christmas at home so special! Keep watching the sidebar of the blog to see when new sponsors are added. By September 15, it's going to be a fabulous collection of the best places to shop on the web for all your holiday needs.

Plus, exclusively for Busy-at-Home 
readers, you can earn Bonus Entries into our "Christmas at Home: A 
Celebration!" Giveaways. Click HERE for 

We'll be posting news about Blogmania 2010, here, on a regular basis; and you can also
read about the other blogs and their sponsors at the official 
Blogmania 2010 website. Friend them on Facebook, follow them on Twitter, don't miss any of the updates and opportunities leading up to the main event! I can't wait to introduce you to our sponsors, review some of their products for you and participate right alongside you in the Blogmania 2010 Giveaway 
Event! It's going to be amazing!
This post is a feature on one of my fellow BlogMania bloggers. It was written entirely by Glenda. I love to support fellow bloggers with posts like this. If you are interested in exchanging features for BlogMania or for my Etsy store, please contact me.