WOW!!! Summer Prize Pack Giveaway from CSN Stores

WOW!!! Here’s a SUPER FUN Summer Prize Pack Giveaway from our very generous sponsor, CSN Stores!

CSN Stores is made up of more than 200 online stores, and offers an incredible array of products ranging from everything you need for your dining room to fantastic toys. They offer quick shipping and friendly customer service.

One VERY lucky Frugal Family Fun Blog reader will win a SUPER FUN Summer Prize Pack consisting of the following items (giveaway open to all US and Canadian residents only):

The kiddos will never be bored in one of theseΒ Super Duper Kid Play Tent by Pacific Tents!!

If they ever decide to come out of the tent, they might want to cool off with one of theseΒ Penguin Splash Slip ‘N Slide Junior……
…. or maybe the entire family would like some frozen treats made with these Volcano Fillable Ice Pop Molds?
Of course, we do what we can to promote pretend play here at Frugal Family Fun Blog, so I thought it would be nice to include this Pretend Ice Cream Play Set by Melissa and Doug….
….. and we also encourage lots of craft time! So how about a Pack of 100 Sheets of Bleeding Art Tissue Paper by Pacon Creative Products?
Finally, what Summer Prize Pack would be complete without a box of 52 Pieces of Jumbo Stick Sidewalk Chalk by Creativity Street?

Isn’t it FANTASTIC?? The entire prize package has a retail value of just over $98.00!!! Woo Hoo!!!

To enter for your chance to win this amazing Summer Fun Prize Pack, leave a comment on this post telling us about one thing that makes you happy! Be sure to leave your email address in the comments field! You may enter as many times as you like.

For extra entries, you can also follow FFFB on Twitter, orΒ subscribe to our feed. Blog/Facebook/Tweet about this fabulous giveaway. (Just leave a comment for each.)

Giveaway ends Wednesday, July 21st @ 6:30pm EST and winner will be chosen by

Good luck, and a BIG thank you to CSN Stores for this FUN giveaway opportunity!!

This giveaway is now closed, and the winner is….. Dara from Readily A Parent! Congratulations, and thank you to everyone who entered! Another FUN giveaway starts soon, so be sure to check back!


  1. Wow, a fabulous giveaway for sure! One thing that makes me happy!? Why, my babies, and all the love they share. Thanks so much for letting us play along – have a fantastic weekend:)

  2. Money Saving Maine-iac says

    Autumn! Cool temps. & a breeze & no humidity! πŸ™‚

    Thanks for the chance at this fantastic giveaway!

  3. Money Saving Maine-iac says

    I subscribe to your emails!

  4. Moderate Means says

    A matinee and a buttery popcorn. Love it.

  5. Moderate Means says

    Twitter follower (I'm ModerateMeans)

  6. Moderate Means says

    Blog follower πŸ™‚

  7. Monika Wright says

    Happy is when you've had a tough day and your sweet little ones come up to you, climb in your lap, put their arms around your neck and say, "Mommy, I love you." Makes me melt every, every time.

  8. Sofia's Ideas says

    Knowing I taught my children well always makes me happy. There's nothing like having a "successful" homeschool day!

    sofias (dot) ideas (at) gmail (dot) com

  9. Sofia's Ideas says

    I follow you on Twitter!

    sofias (dot) ideas (at) gmail (dot) com

  10. Sofia's Ideas says

    I subscribe via Google Reader!

    sofias (dot) ideas (at) gmail (dot) com

  11. The thing that makes me happy – when my little boy (who just learned how to hug) comes over and lays his head on my lap, looking up at me with those big blue eyes. Melts my heart. πŸ™‚

  12. Monika Wright says

    I subscribe to your e-mails!

  13. one thing that makes me happy are sweet giggles from the my kiddos!

    thanks for a chance at a great giveaway!

  14. Fabulous giveaway! One thing that makes me so happy is to hear my kids laughing. πŸ™‚

  15. I am now following you on twitter too.

  16. …and I subscribed to your blog. Thanks for the chances!!!

  17. maiwenn le beherec says

    when I put on a dress (very rare for me!) and my boys tell me MOmmy you're pretty like a princess!

  18. My toddler's kisses and watching him develop his imagination gives me all sorts of glee.

  19. I follow you on my google reader.

  20. when my 2 yr old daughter and i are happy, we say "that makes my heart smile." i makes me SO happy when she says it first & unprompted! finding a good coupon or getting great deals on clothes makes me happy, too. πŸ™‚

  21. This is such an awesome giveaway!

    It makes me happy when my son gets excited to see me after I walk in from work! It always makes my day a little brighter.

  22. suburban prep says

    One of the main things that makes me happy is just being able to spend some time with my husband. I love to relax and talk with him.
    msgb245 at gmail dot com

  23. Babies make me happy!!

  24. I follow your blog!

  25. Long walks and trips to the park on cool / no humidity mornings, and my daughter said "hearts" make her happy πŸ™‚ slsmedstad at yahoo dot com (same Shannon who previously forgot to list her email)

  26. Crystal P. says

    My kids gut laughter always makes me happy no matter how down I am.

    Thanks for the chance to win, and thanks for all the great ideas on your blog!! I babysit full time, and many of your activities have saved us from boredom! Thank you!

  27. Please enter me! What makes me happy is a great weekend with my family together…or even better…a weeklong vacation with everyone together! I'm a follower πŸ™‚

  28. Melissa: Mother to 3 Little Sprouts says

    What a great giveaway! My babies make me happy- especially when they cuddle πŸ™‚


  29. What a treat!
    Early summer mornings make me happy, just me, coffee and the garden to sit in πŸ™‚

    PatziB @

  30. Reading you on FB as well πŸ™‚

  31. subscribed to your emails πŸ™‚

  32. Anonymous says

    Heading for a cool lake on a scorching hot day with my family!

  33. Molly & Bea & T., Tra-Lee says

    Dipping my toes into the frigid Maine ocean waters! Cools me down pronto!

  34. What an awesome giveaway! New yarn makes me happy. Mmmm… yarn!

  35. Thing #37 that makes me happy: watching my twin toddlers hug each other, delightedly announcing, "We brother and sister! We brother and sister!"

  36. Following on twitter…

  37. …and subscribed to email updates!

  38. Wow, this is the best prize package i think ive ever seen! Awesome! Vacations make me happy- and we are leaving for ours tomorrow!

  39. I follow you on Twitter!

  40. The girl who painted trees says

    The beach makes me very happy:)

    juliecerdas at gmail dot com

  41. The girl who painted trees says

    I subscribe in Google Reader (to your blog)

    juliecerdas at gmail dot com

  42. The girl who painted trees says

    I follow you on Twitter.

    juliecerdas at gmail dot com

  43. Fantastic Giveaway!!!

    One thing that made me happy this past week was getting to hear the full day wrap up after my daughter got home from camp. I love to hear how she explains the things they did!

  44. Oh, and I'm a follower!

  45. What a great prize pack! What makes me happy is playing withy my 3 wonderful grandsons! They would love to play with all the goodies in this pack.

    fperkins2000 @

  46. Sarah N. says

    Would love to win! Happiness is a big hug & kiss from my 2 year old and a great big smile from my baby!

  47. What makes me happy? Time with my son! anything we do together is wonderful! And it's even better if hubby is involved too!

  48. I subscribe to your feed by email. πŸ™‚

  49. I follow you on twitter.

  50. ~Alison~ says

    What a super-fun giveaway!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

    A no cooking night makes me happy! The hubs brought Chinese food home last night and I still have a smile on my face! πŸ™‚

  51. ~Alison~ says

    I follow on Twitter:

  52. What a great giveaway! Hearing my kids laugh makes me happy. πŸ™‚
    pandy245 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  53. ~Alison~ says

    I subscribe to your emails.

  54. I subscribe to your RSS feed!
    pandy245 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  55. I love having family game night or family movie night!

  56. I subscribe to your feed!

  57. Wow, this is so cool! Playing in the pool and seeing my kids play in the pool.

  58. I follow you!

  59. Mommy Moment says

    It makes me happy that today my little girl turns 2!
    Birthday's are always a reason to be happy!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

    mommymomentblog AT gmail DOT com

  60. Wow! I would LOVE this! One thing that makes me happy is my two year old daughter and all the love she gives. I love waking up to her sweet hugs and kisses each morning!

  61. Yay, I added you to my google homepage. πŸ™‚

  62. Oh what FUN!! What makes me happy? Oh, so many things, but I especially love finding fun, cute and colorful designs and ideas. Eye candy! :o)

  63. Being with my kids outside, at the beach, on a hike, just being together makes me very happy! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  64. I sub to your emails too! :o)

  65. Forgot to leave my email addy:

  66. Bethany @ Organic Enchilada says

    I love it all! Especially the volcano molds. It's been hot here!

  67. Bethany @ Organic Enchilada says

    …and I have been a feed subscriber for a long time. Actually, I get the e-mails. I guess that's different. I am a subscriber. We'll put it that way. πŸ™‚

  68. stephanie says

    Awesome prizes! One thing that makes me happy is impromptu stops at the ice cream shop with my family πŸ™‚

    email is

  69. A clean house!

  70. Being a stay at home momma makes me very, very happy!!

  71. What makes me happy is being blessed to be a stay-at-homeschooling mom πŸ™‚
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  72. I subscribe to your emails!

  73. Okay, that is one whopper of a giveaway Valerie! πŸ™‚

    What makes me happy? Having my girls here sharing my days! Garage sales, geocaching, sewing, making fun food (oh I WANT those volcano pops!), good friends, nature, gardening, reading, my hubby.

    Not in that order πŸ™‚

  74. Vicki and Noel says

    Spending time with my family. Like today for instance, hubby and I leisurely strolled through some local yard sales and had the best time just being together. Nothing like it.

    Thanks for the opportunity!

  75. vacation makes me happy!

  76. I subscribe! – great give a way, by the way!

  77. Mom of Two says

    Follow you on twitter.

  78. Mom of Two says

    subscribe to your feed/newsletter

  79. Mom of Two says

    As sappy as this sounds, it is getting a big hug from my kids and hearing "I love you mommy!"

    Plus, having DS's first word be mama (both kids were!)

  80. The happiest moments are when my kids spontaneously hug me and give me kisses!

    mrskorling at yahoo dot com

  81. Mom of Two says

    Just posted it on FB:

  82. Mom of Two says

    And I tweeted about it:

  83. Mom of Two says

    And I blogged about it:

    I think I got all the ways to enter done.

  84. great! new to your blog. love the easy ideas.

    valeria647 at yahoo dot com

  85. Elle Belles Bows says

    Right now…homemade lavender mint iced tea is making me happy:-)

  86. Watching my little girl play outside for her fist summmer ever! This is what makes me happy. She brings me her shoes now and sits down waiting for me to put them on her. Best summer ever!!
    Beth Schuff

  87. Readily A Parent says

    Happy? Happy?! Who needs happy!?!
    Oh wait, that's right – I like happy.
    What makes me happy is nice people like you who do giveaways. What makes me happier is winning!

  88. Readily A Parent says

    I follow you on Twitter.

  89. Readily A Parent says

    And I subscribe to your emails too!

  90. Having our whole family swimming in the pool makes me happy!

  91. That's an incredible giveaway – I love the popsicle molds. One thing that makes me super happy: listening to my kids laugh together.

  92. I subscribe to your feed on google.

  93. Joyful Learner says

    Makes me happy when my daughter says, "You are the bestest!" πŸ™‚

    Great giveaway! Love to try that penguin splash!

  94. Joyful Learner says

    I'm a follower!

  95. I love CSN stores. Fabulous giveaway. Let's see… what makes me happy is quiet and chocolate. πŸ™‚ Did it have to be summer/kid related? Uh, quiet children while I eat chocolate!

  96. I follow you on Twitter.

  97. I subscribe to your feed in MyYahoo.

  98. Just one thing? I'm glad we can post multiple times! I'll start with my family…my husband and three girls bring joy to my every day.
    Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

  99. I shared on Facebook.

    Good luck to me…. LOL… Good luck everyone. πŸ˜€

  100. I would love to have this particular prize package for my girls.

    One thing that makes me really happy is watching the butterflies fluttering around our butterfly bush. I love how the girls get so excited when they see those little butterflies.

  101. says
    What makes me happy is watching the 30 kids in our creative play summer school class ("One Day Wonders") making fantastic costumes from duct tape, egg cartons, paper towel tubes and plastic clamshells or building magnificient constructions with biodegradable packing peanuts or stomping away on bubble wrap paths.

  102. What makes me happy? A clean house and a fun day with the family not thinking about cleaning! πŸ™‚

  103. baseball games on summer evenings! πŸ™‚

  104. My family makes me happy… every thought, every moment.

    I also subscribe to your blog. πŸ™‚

  105. I follow you on Twitter! mrshonea

  106. Tricia Orchard says

    Sign me up please! What an awesome giveaway!


  107. Tricia Orchard says

    I subscribe to your e-mails as well.


  108. Tricia Orchard says

    I also tweeted about it (I am irontrish).

    Can you tell I wanna win this awesome prize? Thanks for opening it up to Canadian folk too!


  109. Tricia Orchard says

    Oh my goodness – I didn't even say what makes me happy. Giveaways make me happy, and my kids!

    I promise I am done commenting now!


  110. What makes me happy… children!

  111. I subscribed to your feed on my Google reader.

  112. I follow you!

    sharonsaad @

  113. Sorry if it shows a bunch of deleted comments from me, but I forgot my email address in the comments so I went back and re-did them.

  114. Happy kids = Happy momma!

    sharonsaad @gmail .com

  115. I'm happy when the kids are playing together and sharing (and not destroying the house/yard in the process)

  116. I'm subscribed to the feed.

  117. big kisses from my 2 sweet girls make me a very happy mommy! πŸ™‚

  118. Hmmm…besides my family (which is typically the usual answer), hot coffee on a cool morning!

  119. Subscriber
    katwalck at hotmail dot com

  120. Following you on Twitter

  121. Catherine says

    Watching the cantaloupe grown in my garden makes me happy!

    catherinewalker_2000 at yahoo dot com

  122. Catherine says

    I'm subscribed via Google Reader.

  123. Catherine says

    It makes me happy when my kids say that they are best friends. πŸ™‚

    catherinewalker_2000 at yahoo dot com

  124. Anonymous says

    What makes me happy is doing something special for someone else. I know two little girls who have never had things like these, and I would love to be able to give to them.

  125. Anonymous says

    I subscribe to your blog by e-mail.

  126. One thing that makes me happy is watching my children play with no "mom this person is doing that or this person is doing that"/

  127. I am an email subscriber

  128. Anonymous says

    I love seeing my kids playing with each other. They are such good friends. It is AWESOME!

  129. One thing that makes me happy is going to the apple orchard in the Fall. I love the smell of the apples, walking through the orchard, taste testing, and getting that first taste of cider.

  130. I am a subscriber!

  131. Anonymous says

    I am an email subscriber.

  132. Thanks for pointing out this great online store. . . One thing that makes me happy is looking at the beautiful smiles of my 3. . .

  133. I follow your blog via Google Reader

  134. Stacey C says

    Naptime makes me happy today!

  135. Now that my kids are grown,I have started a new career as a nanny. Caring for little kids makes me happy.

  136. Eva Marina says

    WOW! This is great! Watching my son enjoy getting crafty always makes me happy. Have a great weekend!

  137. Eva Marina says

    I follow on Google Reader. rendon_eva{at}yahoo{dot}com

  138. Shooting Stars Mag says

    What makes me happy? Mocha Chip Ice Cream, Seeing a Good Movie, Reading a Great Book, Being with Friends and Family, and Seeing My Friend's Little Boy so I Can be Aunt Lauren.

    lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

  139. Happiness is paddling in a canoe with my husband!

  140. Anonymous says

    Your blog makes us happy! Always full of great, frugal ideas! Thanks for all your hard work.

  141. Anonymous says

    We also suscribe to your blog via email.

  142. Lenetta @ Nettacow says

    I am crazy happy right now… sitting with my feet in the wading pool while the 3YO dumps water on my legs. Life is good!

    nettacow at gmail dot com

  143. Lenetta @ Nettacow says

    I subscribe
    nettacow at gmail dot com

  144. Lenetta @ Nettacow says

    I follow.
    nettacow at gmail dot com

  145. Elizabeth Frick says

    Suh-WEET prizes! Something that makes me happy… the thought of winning the penguin Slip-n-slide. Do you have any idea how long I have wanted a s-n-s??? I'm desperate! (And apparently extremely cheap.)

  146. Elizabeth Frick says

    I subscribe to your feed via Google Reader. That gets me another entry, right?

  147. I follow on Google Reader, too πŸ™‚

  148. TwinMint says

    Woohoo! Great giveaways make me happy! Moreso, seeing lots of little doses of God's goodness through a rough week makes me happy!

  149. TwinMint says

    I get your feed in Google Reader.

  150. An Almost Unschooling Mom says

    Very nice prize package! Hmmm…I'd have to say summertime makes me happy.

  151. There are lots of things in the world that make me happy.

    Today, eating ice cream in the yard with my cheerful kid is one of them. Have a great day!

  152. Cuddling with my husband and daughter! πŸ™‚

  153. wow, what an awesome giveaway! something that makes me happy is sitting outside watching my kids play in the yard–as i did this morning. i just sat and enjoyed their carefreeness {is that a word? :)}

  154. i also subscribe to your blog via google reader!

  155. Anonymous says

    When my boys are playing together without fighting!julijunk(at)

  156. What a great giveaway! It makes me happy when my kids are giggling together!

  157. One thing that makes me happy: My son gets up very early in the morning, like 5 am. I'm never ready to get up that early, but every morning, he bounds into my room, and I say "good morning, how are you feeling today?" His response is always the same, an enthusiastic "I'm feeling GREAT!" He cracks me up every day.

  158. I follow you on twitter as @27lisa27.

  159. I'm a subscriber.

  160. What makes me happy is a good can't-put-it-down book accompanied by a cup of tea (I'm even HAPPIER if there's chocolate involved).

  161. It makes me happy to watch my sons hold hands and also when they laugh together.

  162. I also subscribe to your emails (and read every single one)!

  163. One thing that makes me happy: puppy breath!

  164. Jennifer says

    Big hugs from my 2 year old….they are addicting. πŸ™‚ What a great giveaway!

  165. When my little girl hugs me and thanks me for something.


  166. erinm2000 says

    What a great giveaway! thanks for the opportunity! One thing that makes me happy? A bathtub full of sand and two clean, tired kids after a beautiful day at the beach.

    erinm2000 @

  167. erinm2000 says

    I subscribe to your blog via Google Reader. πŸ™‚

    erinm2000 @

  168. Crafty Auntie Creates says

    What an awesome prize pack! The kiddos in my life always make me happy, learning new things makes me happy, accomplishing a goal makes me happy, and nights cool enough for a quilt make me happy!

  169. Crafty Auntie Creates says

    I just subscribed to your feed.

  170. Crafty Auntie Creates says

    I just blogged about the giveaway.

  171. shesaserging says

    Great giveaway! Warm days and going outside to pick raspberries makes me happy. πŸ™‚

  172. shesaserging says

    I subscribe to your feed also!

  173. Sunshine -love it!

  174. Hey Valerie,
    Thanks for your amazing blog, my kids love the ideas you give their mum!
    One thing that makes me happy is watching my three girls teach their baby brother something new, like how to jump on the trampoline! They are so caring πŸ™‚

    I put the link on facebook and subscribed on my google home page. Email is and altough we live in Belgium I have an address in the USA you can post to (friends who visit regularly).

  175. PreethiM says

    What a wonderful giveaway! I love summer. The thing I love the most is when my girls make silly faces and tell jokes trying to make me laugh when I get a little cross.
    My email is

  176. angelina says

    awesome val. i love the happiness a garden brings.

  177. angelina says

    i also love that slip and slide!

  178. angelina says

    i also like that you can enter more than once!

  179. Christina says

    What an awesome giveaway!!! I love it when I go into my boys room in the morning- their eyes always light up!

  180. Christina says

    I'm also a follower =o)

  181. Anonymous says

    Hi Valerie!

    Chocolate and a good book, seeing my boys learn new things and achieve even the smallest successes, and an afternoon nap make me happy.

    Thank you for your ideas. This is a great giveaway!

    rsfeehan @ iowatelecom dot net

  182. Anonymous says

    I facebooked your giveaway and linked to your blog. I have lots of frugal friends!

    rsfeehan at iowatelecom dot net

  183. Anonymous says

    Reading with my kids, they snuggle up to me!

  184. At this point in my life, sleep makes me happy (I have a 6 week old). What a fun package!

    alisha at

  185. meeyeehere says

    swimming with my family makes me happy.

  186. meeyeehere says

    I follow you on twitter@ meeyeehere

  187. meeyeehere says

    I subscribe to your feed

  188. What makes me happy is sitting in the sun on a breezy day, watching the cat watch the chicken, who is chortling around the yard eating bugs. Life is good.

  189. says

    What makes me happy is floating around the pool on a nice summer day!

  190. Wow! What a great giveaway!
    My kids make me happy!
    Thanks for the great giveaway!!!

  191. what a fabulous giveaway! Would love to be entered!

  192. The thing that makes me happy is seeing my children do things for others. That is a real blessing

  193. Kids splashing in the water…a sure sign of summer happiness!

  194. What makes me happy? Seeing my little boy smile!

  195. Ice cream with my son! SarahS410 at gmail dot com

  196. Anonymous says

    It makes me happy to read your blog!

    It also makes me happy to reconnect with long-time friends and watch our kids become friends, too.

    kat is queenie @ yahoo. com

  197. Taking a tour with my daughter through her garden!

  198. ~*~ Stephanie ~*~ says

    WOW! This is a fabulous giveaway!

    One thing that makes me happy? Having conversations with my son who is a seriously late talker. He is finally catching up and I am getting to hear some wildly imaginative stories and thoughts… it's the thing that has made more more happy than anything lately πŸ™‚

  199. Raising Maddie and Bob says

    I subscribe.

  200. Raising Maddie and Bob says

    My kids would love this entire package. We'd have a blast in the back yard. I love spending time with the my kids and the more frugal the fun the better.

  201. Christine says

    The smell of fresh mowed grass makes me happy- especially when I get to do it- excercise for me and something that stays done even if the kids jump, roll and play on it :)! I love your blog- I subscribe to your emails and have enjoyed many projects with my kids. Thank you!!

  202. Livin' the Yeh Life! says

    I am happy when I realize there is nothing on the calendar, and I get to spend the entire day with my family!

  203. Stephanie says

    What makes me happy? Anything that makes my kids happy! I love their giggles!

  204. Stephanie says

    I am now a blog follower! πŸ™‚

  205. MamaFeelgood says

    Happiness is watching my husband draw on the driveway with my son using sidewalk chalk

  206. MamaFeelgood says

    Long time subscriber

  207. Elizabeth says

    My dog makes me happy.

  208. Elizabeth says

    I follow on twitter. @ejriche

  209. Coffee and thrift store shopping!

  210. One thing that makes me happy is when my son and I have a "No, I love you more!" contest with each other πŸ™‚

    Thanks for all your creative ideas!

  211. Anonymous says


    Thanks for the great chance. I am very happy when I see the plants in my garden is growing. Thanks!

  212. Anonymous says

    Watching a beautiful prairie sunset made me happy today. Thanks for the giveaway.
    jmclean at mts dot net

  213. Awesome giveaway! One thing that makes me happy is my sweet children. They are more precious to me than anything in the world!

  214. I follow/subscribe to your blog. β™₯
    lovelykillerbee at gmail dot com

  215. I follow on twitter. β™₯
    lovelykillerbee at gmail dot com

  216. Strawberries with Nutella made me happy this week!

    ajsoohoo (at) att (dot) net

  217. Heather Hopkins says

    Wow – nice giveaway. What makes me happy? Watching my 2 (almost 3) year old chew ice. On hot days we go out to a cafe for a drink. I get a lemon juice and a glass of ice for her. She loves it and it is so cute to watch her try to crunch the ice.

  218. My son (most of the time). He is growing into a wonderful young man.

  219. I subscribe via Google Reader.

  220. when I'm blue, just looking at a photo of my baby girl (or either of my big two) makes me smile and gives me the warm fuzzies inside. Funny how that happens. Can I enter, even if I'm in Australia??

  221. great giveaway! Why of course my kiddo makes me HAPPY!!!

  222. The thing that makes me happiest is when my 4 year old is being nice to his little sister!

  223. Watching my two young girls (4 and 6) perform their own singing and dancing shows in our home….. that makes me happy.

  224. Lorianne says

    Seeing my daughters and my husband smiling and happy makes me happy.

  225. MommyAnna says

    Wow! My children discovering new things makes me happy. To be able to see it threw their eyes is amazing. Thanks for the wonderful opportunity!

  226. one thing that makes me happy…slobbery baby kisses!

  227. Great giveaway! One thing that makes me happy: changing of the seasons.

  228. listening to my kiddos giggle makes me happy!

  229. Raising a Happy Child says

    Whoa, what a wonderful giveaway! Coming home from work and seeing my daughter's face light up always makes me happy. And also – when she gives me our secret kiss on the tip of my nose.

  230. Sunshine and kiddy pools.

  231. What makes me happy- is waking up in the morning and having the sun shining in the window! It usually means it is going to be a good weather day!


  232. Hippie Mama Kelly says

    One thing that makes me happy….doing fun things with my 4 and 3 year old. This blog has been a fantastic inspiration!

  233. Always Susan says

    I would say that the one thing that makes me happy is my 5 children and everything we get to do together from arts and crafts, to practices, time at home, and supporting each other.

  234. Always Susan says

    What makes me happy is my 5 children and the time we get to spend together from family time at home to arts and crafts to supporting each other at one's practice and so on. It makes me happy when I see that we are spending time as a family when they could be off doing something by themselves!

  235. Donna Porter says

    One thing that makes me happy? Hmm..only ONE thing??? Sitting around the dinner table with the kids and husband! That is the BEST part of the day and makes me very happy! We all talk about our day, play guessing games, and just enjoy each other's company without the hustle and bustle!!

  236. Angela (Library Girl Reads) says

    What an awesome giveaway!

    One thing that never fails to bring a smile to myself is my daughter's laugh πŸ™‚ Her giggle is truly contagious and can get most grumpy people to crack at least a small smile.

  237. Happiness.. oh, my girls πŸ™‚ And their happy faces. Lately my little one has started saying "Tay Tyoo" (thank you) in a high voice- it's so funny and I love it πŸ™‚

    odebt at yahoo dot com

  238. I subscribe to your blog & it's one of my definite favourites!! Thanks so much for keeping it going!

  239. vanessa @ silly eagle books says

    My daughter's laughter makes me happy!

  240. vanessa @ silly eagle books says

    I follow you via google reader!

  241. Jill Moore says

    My family make me happy! And well, chocolate! πŸ™‚

  242. JamericanSpice says

    Music has the effect of making my giddy happy!

  243. One thing that makes me happy is watching my three month old nephew discover the world. It's such a precious time. The photos on your blog always make me smile too :)river26[at]gmail[dot]com

  244. Anonymous says

    I love being outdoors. Preferably in the woods.
    becky (dot) guenther (at) yahoo (dot) com

  245. Being home with my son during the summertime (I'm an elementary school teacher) makes me happy!

    kristencwiseman at yahoo dot com

  246. I subscribe via email.

    kristencwiseman at yahoo dot com

  247. Snuggling with my kids makes me happy! And, I just found your blog – I am looking forward to becoming a regular reader!

  248. Being outside and spending quality time with my kids!

  249. Tara aka "Mama Koala" says

    Watching my son dig in the dirt, and come in caked in it!

    tara at totally turtles dot com

  250. dsouth20 says

    I follow on twitter!

  251. Wow, what a prize pack! Listening to my girls talk together makes me happy….and cooler temps! LOL

  252. Thanks for the chance to win such an awesome prize! What makes me happy is listening to my children laugh. Such a simple thing, but oh so precious!

  253. Momma of 3 says

    It is hard to pick one thing. However, I do love when my 5 year old says I love you more momma. I say no I love you more…and there it goes until we end up in giggles and ultimately a big hug.

  254. The sun makes me happy! I love Summer!

  255. The one thing that makes me happy is my family. Without them, I would be an empty shell. They fill my life so completely.

  256. Cuddling up on the couch with my husband and daughter drinking homemade banana milkshakes makes me happy!

  257. Evening lightning storms and spending time with my family make me happy. Thanks for the chance to win this awesome giveaway!

  258. Melanie L. says

    When I kiss my sleeping children goodnight before I go to bed…they are all warm and snuggly…smelling good from their bath…or like sunscreen and sun…jut watching those QUIET sleeping little faces….THAT is what makes me happy!

  259. Big sloppy kisses and squeezy hugs from my baby!


  260. The sound of my children singing makes me happy.


  261. mystorytime says

    Watching my children learn something new makes me happy.

  262. Stephanie Smith says

    This summer giveaway is great. My kids good really go for a tent and slip and slide. All the other things are great too. Thanks for the chance to win. My email is

  263. organicmommy says

    So many things make me happy! But Id say my fave is the nice days of summer and watching my children learn all the new things that they can do. Ride their bikes without training wheels, learning to swim, making wonderful pictures on the sidewalk, building sandcastles and the love they have for all the animals on our farm!

  264. My daughter makes me happy! What a cool giveaway!

  265. Anonymous says

    Love the blog. I subscribe via googlereader

  266. Anonymous says

    What makes me happy? laughing with my two girls, snuggling with my hubby, crafting and gardening!

  267. Kid Birthday Parties! I love to plan a theme and see it come together, plus watching the Birthday kid and their friends having a blast.

  268. Wow – great giveaway!!! Something that makes me happy – hearing my kiddos laugh together, music to my ears! Thanks for the chance to win

  269. My kids make me happy every day. I didn't say all day, every day… πŸ˜‰

  270. cupcakes and chaos says

    Hanging out with my toddler on the back patio on a hot sunny Saturday afternoon, while she slops a popsicle all over herself and the concrete. I can think of little else that brings me a greater and simpler kind of joy.

    Thank you for the opportunity!

  271. The Old Bus says

    Finally getting motivated to sign up for my own blog. (Now to put something in it!)

  272. Jennifer says

    Looking at our garden and thanking God for the blessings He's created.

  273. Hearing my little boy laugh makes me happy πŸ™‚

  274. I'm a subscriber!

  275. WOW!! Great Giveaway! πŸ™‚
    my 2 year old saying (without prompting) "thanks for making dinner mommy" makes me happy.

  276. I'm a subscriber! πŸ™‚


  277. OH and waking up to thunderstorms makes me happy too. Did I mention I love this giveaway??


  278. My baby makes me happy!

  279. Helpful Housewife says

    Spending time with my family makes me very happy. As well as being a full time stay at home wife. Thanks for the opportunity.

  280. i love this giveaway! what makes me happy? laughter, sunsets, animals, bubbles, quiet evenings on the back porch, friends, the faces of the children in my class when they "get" what i'm trying to teach them, nature sounds, the moon and stars, the smell of freshly cut grass, pillows, books, art, saying "i love you" or someone saying it to me – i could go on and on – but i'll stop there! πŸ™‚


  281. Great giveaway!

    Happiness is a water play on a hot day!

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  282. having my family around me makes me happy. found you through tip junkie, exploring your blog now.

  283. subscribe to your e-mails

  284. awesome giveaway, like you facebook

  285. Faust House says

    blog follower…

  286. Faust House says

    I love watching my kids explore the outdoors, especially the garden!

  287. Something that makes me happy is spending time with my family. I love seeing their faces light up when we "all" get to share something together.

  288. My kids make me happy. This is a wonderful giveaway.

  289. jason ferris says

    One thing that makes me happy is sneaking up on my six year old kids and watching them play. So damn cute!

  290. .:Heather:. says

    One thing that makes me happy-spending time with my girls (4 & 13 months)

  291. .:Heather:. says

    i subscribe to your feed in google reader. πŸ™‚

  292. .:Heather:. says

    i am a facebook fan! πŸ™‚

  293. What a great giveaway!

  294. Finding new, fabulous homeschool idea blogs makes me happy! :o)

  295. angelina says

    i want to win~!

  296. I just subscribed!

  297. But what really makes me happy is my wonderful family. :o)

  298. Listening to my kids play together and even better laugh together makes me happy! what an awesome giveaway!

  299. I am a follower
    purejoycreative at gmail

  300. Hearing my children laugh and giggle

  301. One thing that makes me happy-quietly listening to my 3 year old play, using her growing imagination, bossing her babies, animals, blankets, and our cat into doing what she wants. Love it!

  302. I follow FFFB on Twitter. Amy Ray

  303. Show Me Mama says

    What makes me Happy each morning I wake up, is to have my family with me. To see the smile on my daughter's face when she wakes up and when she tells you mommy I love you, this moment can really put a big smile on my face.

    showmemama at ymail dot com

  304. Show Me Mama says

    follow FFFB on Twitter

  305. Show Me Mama says

    follow on facebook

  306. Show Me Mama says

    subscribed via reader.

  307. angelina says

    so hopeful to win this!

  308. Andria K says

    What makes me happy? Family time! no matter what form it takes if we are doing it together as a family its the best!!

  309. Lisa Anne says

    Great giveaway. What makes me happy….hmmmmm

    When my 10 year old son says to me, Mommy I'm bored, can we sew something in the sewing machine.


  310. Lisa Anne says

    I've been a follower for a while now. =)

  311. Lisa Anne says

    Fogort my email address

    I'd follow on twitter, but I don't tweet. I know sad, right.

  312. Sunny days at the beach with a good book makes me happy!

  313. I'm subscribed to your feed in bloglines

  314. One thing that makes me happy is hearing my 3 boys laugh!

  315. I subscribe to your RSS Feed!

  316. I follow you on Twitter @36momma

  317. One thing that makes me happy? Gardening with my children.

  318. I follow you on Twitter! (@Kid_Galore)

  319. What makes me happy? Sitting in the sun by the lake feeling a cooling breeze come up off the water while my toes dig into the sand.

  320. Slave To My Novel says

    Seeing my newborn smile at his older sisters makes me happy!

  321. Slave To My Novel says

    Also following on Twitter, @riznphnx!

  322. Anastasia says

    One thing that makes me happy: seeing my daughter drawing and being so into it she forgets about everything!

    ecoblogz at gmail dot com

  323. Anastasia says

    One thing that makes me happy: being close to my daughter and breastfeeding her

    ecoblogz at gmail dot com

  324. Anastasia says

    One thing that makes me happy: temperatures in the 70s

    ecoblogz at gmail dot com

  325. Anastasia says

    One thing that makes me happy: the priceless look on my daughter's face when she sees the ocean

    ecoblogz at gmail dot com

  326. Anastasia says

    One thing that makes me happy: winning a giveaway!

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  327. angelina says

    oh my gosh i want it ….