Category: Giveaways

Green your home and win with Faithful to Nature

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Going green in your home is easy when you have a fantastic online store like Faithful to Nature. They sell a wide range of food, beauty and home products which are guaranteed to be good for your family and the environment. Being a Cape Town based company, I have received my orders quickly and they always have great specials. They are running a massive giveaway worth R16 000 which you should enter if you want any of these energy saving products. I own a few of these products and you can read my review of the Spindel and the Wonderbag is great for cooking and keeping drinks chilled. I’ve got my eye on the Solar Kit and water filtration system, and would like to investigate the Bokashi Food Waste Bin. Simple changes in the home, can make a big difference long term. So go ahead and enter before the giveaway closes on 13 February – fingers crossed!

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Converse Kids and their All Star Apparel Styles

Converse Kids by The Mommy CityThe kids will want to get out and active, sporting the Autumn/Winter 2016 Converse Kids All Star Apparel Collection. With the introduction of classic apparel pieces for boys and girls in the collection, boys and girls will be inspired to be the next generation of rockers, dreamers, thinkers and originals. The Converse Kids Apparel Collection is comprised of casual active wear with kid – friendly materials like jersey swing and knit mesh. Ideal for an everyday look, Converse Kids delivers comfort and style with a mix of bold and playful prints in tees and leggings perfect for the cooler weather. Available at Converse online stores and selected retailers.

The distinctive Converse footwear is perfectly matched with the All Star Apparel Collection and their bold prints and patterns. The kids will not only feel comfortable, but they get a chance to show off their individuality and style. For the boys, the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Jogger in fleece provides comfort and versatility for kids on the go. For the girls, classic items such as tees and leggings are given new life through a comfort and style lens. Standouts include the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Drop Shoulder Tee, made with jersey swing and the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Leggings, made of stretch jersey and a knit mesh inset. The collection features fun and playful prints providing variety for girls to wear this season.

Converse Kids by The Mommy CityWIN 1 of 2 Converse hampers! Visit my Facebook page to enter to win hampers for the boys. Entries close Friday, 12 August 2016 and subject to terms and conditions.

Hamper 1 is for a 5 – 6 year old boy including 1x Two pack socks, 1x  Tee, 1x  Shorts, 1x Vest.

Hamper 2 is for a 12 – 13 year old boy including 1x Jacket, 1x Vest, 2x Tees.



Win a trip to New York with OREO

Win a trip to New York City with Oreo #letwonderout

You know how much I love a giveaway, and this one is a goodie! Open Up with OREO and you could win the Wonderfilled trip of your dreams…in New York City. You and 3 family members could be leaving on a jet plane to explore the iconic landmarks, world famous parks, wonder through historic neighbourhoods and above all else, visit the birthplace of OREO – the OREO Factory. Valued at R200 000 for your group of four, this could be your chance to experience 5 days and 4 nights in the Big Apple.

How can I win this fabulous prize for my family? Grab a 176g or 429g box of OREO before you enter, as you will need your barcode, and then click here. If you needed an excuse to buy OREOs, well here it is.

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Bostik has a new look & giveaway

Bostik smart adhesives - The Mommy CityDon’t just stick it … Bostik it! We all know this tagline well and the brand behind it as we have used Bostik products for all sorts of uses. Prestik, glue, colouring pens and even face painting are just some of their products we use in our house. Bostik has over 60 products that are used in the education, art and craft, automotive and DIY sectors and have recently updated their look and tagline. Their new dark blue packaging features a distinctive new brand hero, Gary the Gecko.  Geckos are renowned for their remarkable bonding abilities that allow them to cling to just about every surface, run up polished glass and support their entire body weight on a single toe. Bostik has also added a new tagline, ‘’Smart Adhesives’’ to their ever popular – Don’t just stick it.  Bostik it.

WIN with Bostik and The Mommy CityAs the school year ends, why not stock up on stationery for holiday crafts and DIY activities, for Christmas stocking fillers, or get started early on back to school shopping. Bostik has a super hamper filled with their much loved adhesives and stationery to giveaway to a The Mommy City reader. All you need to do is comment on this blog post below with the answer to this simple question – what new tagline has Bostik added to their new look packaging? Entries close 2pm on Monday, 14 December 2015 and the winner will be randomly drawn and notified the same day. Terms and conditions apply.

Snookums has a new look

Snookums has a new look - The Mommy CityRecognise the before logo? Well it’s about to change to this. Looks great right? Yes, the trusted South African baby brand Snookums is having a revamp and you will still be able to find all their quality products in your favourite stores, just with a different look. They are still producing their extensive range of affordable baby products right here in Cape Town, like they have done for over 43 years. Their products cover most categories such as Baby Feeding, Baby Bathing, Baby Grooming, Baby Soothing, Baby Teething, Baby Potty Training, Baby Development, Baby Toys and Baby Safety and Health. They constantly strive to include new innovative baby products to the range to ensure they stay at the forefront of international parenting trends.

I wanted to find out more and so I asked David Botha, managing director of Advacare of which Snookums is one of their brands, how their proudly SA company produces local products but at an affordable price and he replied: “Our ultimate customers are small innocent babies, so at Snookums we never compromise on quality, because we take their safety and wellbeing very seriously. We continuously strive to offer parents quality value for money products.  We are proud of our customer service. If parents are not completely happy with their Snookums product they can contact us directly at We will do everything in our power to help them. Snookums is a proudly South African brand, rooted in Cape Town. We understand the challenges of South African parents. We will never be the cheapest, but our quality products are excellent value for money, backed by caring staff and customer service.”

Snookums is available in all specialty baby shops, most pharmacies and mass retail chains.

WIN a Snookums hamper worth over R1000 on my Facebook page. Entries close Thursday, 22 October at 2pm.

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Johnson’s Baby Sense Seminars & Giveaway

With such a wealth of information available to expectant moms and new parents, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of facts or to be confused by different points of view and opinions. The Johnson’s Baby Sense seminars are now in its 12th year and are designed to convey concise and expert information to moms-to-be and new parents with babies up to 12 months of age. The parenting experts this year include Sr Ann Richardson (co-author of Baby Sense and Sleep Sense), Tina Otte (midwife and special editor of Your Pregnancy), Lizanne du Plessis (OT and author of Raising Happy Children), Kate Bailey (OT and early childhood development and stimulation expert) and Dr Welma Lubbe (registered nurse and advanced midwife with qualifications in neonatal nursing science).

Baby Sense SeminarsBirth & newborn seminar
08h30 to 12h00

Focusing on the pregnant mom and parent of the newborn. The experts will equip moms-to-be with everything they need to know about baby’s transition from womb to world, the golden hour straight after birth as well as newborn basics.

Baby Sense SeminarsYour baby seminar
13h30 to 17h00

The afternoon session is aimed at parents with babies up to 12 months of age and will include information on stimulating your baby, gentle sleep solutions and what it takes to be a brave mom.


Baby Sense SeminarsJohnson’s baby massage
12h15 to 13h15

A Johnson’s Baby Massage Workshop takes place between the two sessions and will teach moms the benefits of sensory stimulation and provide tips for baby massage and how parents can communicate with their baby through touch and massage.

Dates and venues:

1 August 2015 – Port Elizabeth – Radisson Blu Hotel
15 August 2015 – Durban – Three Cities Riverside Hotel
22 August 2015 – Cape Town – The Vineyard Hotel
5 September 2015 – Johannesburg – The Protea Balalaika Hotel

Cost per seminar is R240 and R60 for the massage workshop.  Each person attending will receive a wonderful goodie bag, refreshments and the chance of winning amazing prizes. The seminar sponsors are Johnson’s, Baby City, Tolo, Huggies, My Smart Kid, Medela, Stokke and Tiger Brands. Please note that moms with babies under six months are welcome to bring them with. For bookings, visit

WIN Baby Sense HamperWIN a Baby Sense hamper including 2 tickets to a seminar of your choice (in Port Elizabeth, Durban, Cape Town or Johannesburg). Hamper is valued at R1000 and includes the Baby Sense Book, 2 seminar tickets, nurture nest, burp and bib, and taglet. Enter via Rafflecopter and comment below with your choice of venue. Entries close 15 July 2015. Usual terms and conditions apply. Good luck!
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Factory Shop Expo & Giveaway

Factory Shop Expo GiveawayThe popular Factory Shop Expo is back for a 3rd year, and this year they are raising funds for the Red Cross Children’s Hospital Trust, which is a very worthy cause. The Expo will host close to 100 factory shops, importers & manufacturers all under one roof at the CTiCC, taking the public straight to the factory door with specials, once off end-of-line ranges, clearance deals and bulk buying. Hundreds of items on sale at the best factory prices directly to the public. There will be a food court area and small stage for mini fashion walks, celebrity appearances and demonstrations. Follow the Factory Shop Expo Facebook page for updates on exhibitors and start saving now for all the shopping you will want to do.

Event details:

Location: CTiCC, Cape Town International Convention Centre (Map)
Dates: 25 – 26 July 2015
Times: 8:30am – 6:00pm
Ticket prices: R40 p/p. Kids under 10 Free.
Ticket sales: At the door, or Computicket online

WIN: Skip the queue and walk straight in by winning double tickets to the Expo. Two sets of double tickets are up for grabs – enter via Rafflecopter and comment below with the name of the charity the Factory Shop Expo are raising funds for?

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