not-so-Secret Santa holiday giveaways

not-so-Secret Santa has chosen (using and should have delivered all the holiday goodies by now. While we usually like to write about fun activities for moms — and despite our best intentions of being entirely clutter-free this holiday season — we lined up a few of our favorite things to show appreciation to loyal readers. No “white elephants” or re-gifting in the bunch. We love you guys.

Sanity-saving GPS from TomTom. Getting lost with a baby sucks. Comment until Dec. 15 about a time you wish you had a TomTom. U.S. residents only please.

Sweet set from DUPLO. Comment until Dec. 15 for the chance to win a jumbo set of LEGOs for the little ones. Great for ages 18 months to 5 years. Tell us the activity that you just couldn’t wait for your child to be able to do. U.S. residents only please.

YBIKE toddler balance bike. Comment on your favorite ever “big box” present from childhood. Open until Dec. 15. U.S. residents only.

Rockin’ shapewear from Yummie Tummie (tank + leggings). Tell us a “once upon a shapewear story” (details in the post if you don’t know what I’m talking about) in the comments until Dec. 15. U.S. residents only please.

Organic kids’ clothes from Scout. Comment until Dec. 15 for the chance to win $100 worth of your favorite organic baby, toddler or preschooler clothing from Scout. Just pick your favorites in the comments. U.S. residents only please.

Windows 7 Phone. How do you do more with less as a parent? Contest closed Nov. 29. Rules are here.

Evenflo car seat. Share your best savvy travel tips. Contest closed Dec. 2.

Ubisoft video games. What games do you like to play? Contest closed Dec. 2. to win Just Dance 2 and Raving Rabbids Travel in Time (for the Wii).

just dance 2

Custom-made jeans from indi. Contest closed Dec. 9 for a chance to win the best-fitting jeans of your life. Tell us your favorite feature of custom jeans.

We want to thank our amazing and generous sponsors for making this festivus of prizes possible. And, when the holiday dust settles, we hope we can all go back to being friends and sharing stories.