Handcrafted Necklace Pendant Giveaway

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Yes! Another Giveaway to celebrate the normalization of breastfeeding.

This giveaway has ended

Vanessa, from Generally Crispy will be giving away one beautiful handcrafted  Necklace Pendant to one lucky winner.

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How do you enter? Its simple.
(Open to US residents)

•Like our Generally Crispy Facebook Page

•Pick any post on our Blog and share it.

Return to this post and leave a comment stating you have Liked our Facebook Page and which post you shared and why you chose that post. (We do moderate and will approve comments in the order they are received).

At the end of World Breastfeeding Week (on or about August 7th approximately 5pm MST-Arizona Time), we will select one random winner. The winner will have 48 hours to contact us to claim their prize.

We will confirm that the terms of entry have been completed. If we find that the winner has not completed the terms according to the simple terms listed above or does not claim their prize within 48 hours of the official announcement, the selected winner will be discarded and a new winner will be randomly selected.

We have a ton of things going on during World Breastfeeding Week, so be sure to subscribe to receive notification of new posts so you don’t miss anything. There will be Giveaways,  Breastfeeding Testimonials, Local Raffles and Events and more.

Enter to win a FREE Ring Sling handmade by Miranda!!!

Generally Crispy Soap Giveaway

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World Breastfeeding Week is one of my absolute favorite weeks of the year to celebrate!

To thank everyone who has taken time out of their busy lives to share their amazing stories that help to normalize breastfeeding, to lend support to other mother who may be experiencing difficulties by showing them that each experience is different and to  come together and show that their efforts to make World Breastfeeding Week a successful event…

One luck person who submitted a breastfeeding Story/Article/Testimonial will be randomly drawn to receive a beautiful, 3 Pack of Handmade Soap from The Gypsy Bayou (formerly Soap Bubble which also now Gypsy Bayou on Facebook) to thank you for your continued support and the effort you put forth. You all are very appreciated!

This Giveaway is only open to those who submitted a Breastfeeding Story prior to the start of World  Breastfeeding Week Winner will be drawn at the conclusion of World Breastfeeding Week (on or around August 7th 5:00 PM MST-Arizona Time) and will be announced on Generally Crispy.

How do you enter?
If you submitted a story, you are already entered. There is nothing more you need to do except watch for the drawing!

Feel free to stay tuned, there will be an assortment of other giveaways held in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week.

Ring Slings By Miranda Giveaway

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Miranda of Ring Slings by Miranda makes beautiful, handcrafted Ring Slings. She graciously sponsoring a Giveaway of a beautiful, hand dyed Ring Sling for one lucky person at the end of World Breastfeeding Week.

Entry is a piece of cake.

RULES

This giveaway has ended

• Entry Available to US Participants only, who are Active Registered Users of Facebook.

• Standard Shipping is Included. If you you want a specific method of shipping, you will be responsible for paying for the shipping.

• You must be over the age of 18 to enter.

• You must have a valid Email Address.

• You must complete the information required for leaving a comment (on the comment form below).

• Your entry will be based upon visiting the Facebook Pages Ring Slings by Miranda http://www.facebook.com/RingSlingsByMiranda and Generally Crispy http://www.facebook.com/GenerallyCrispy and “LIKING” both of them.

• You must be in good standing with both Facebook pages.

AFTER you have completed this task, you will leave a Comment in the Comment Section (Below) indicating you have completed the required tasks.

If you have already ‘Liked’ one or both of the indicated pages, you are half way there!

Winner will be announced on or about August 7th, 2014 (5pm MST-Arizona Time) on Ring Slings by Miranda Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RingSlingsByMiranda and Generally Crispy Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/GenerallyCrispy

Winner has 48 hours from the announcement of the winner to contact Miranda of Ring Slings by Miranda http://www.facebook.com/RingSlingsByMiranda to claim their sling. In the event that a winner has not claimed their prize within 48 hours of the announcement, the original winner will be discarded and a new winner will be selected. Initiation of Winning/Winner Contact is the responsibility of the contestant within specified time frame.

We will verify that the tasks have been completed. Comments will be approved (Yes, we do moderate) in the order they were received.
If we the selected winner did not meet the requirements upon the drawing, their entry will be discarded and a new winner will be selected. So play honestly and fairly.

Go LIKE…
Ring Slings By Miranda’s Facebook Page
and
Generally Cripsy’s Facebook Page

http://www.facebook.com/RingSlingsByMiranda

http://www.facebook.com/GenerallyCrispy

Generally Crispy will be hosting several other Giveaways following the conclusion of World Breastfeeding Week. Be sure to Follow us to receive notification of new posts and notifications…you wouldn’t want to miss out!

Be sure to leave Miranda a comment on her Facebook page thanking her for sponsoring such an awesome giveaway. Also, be sure you check out her Breastfeeding Story,  Breastfeeding with Pride!

This is the part where you leave your comment after you’ve finished “LIKING”  Rings Slings By Miranda and Generally Crispy

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UPDATE: There has been a notification that some of the links may not be working. I have added typed URLs to the post to help make finding the appropriate pages easier in the event that a link does not work.

http://www.facebook.com/RingSlingsByMiranda

http://www.facebook.com/GenerallyCrispy

Be sure to check out The Necklace Pendant Giveaway too! And Subscribe to the website to receive notification of additional Giveaways, Posts, Information or Specials! We will be having more giveaway announcements in the coming Hours, Days and Weeks! Be sure to share our website and Facebook Pages, the more fans/followers…the more Goodies get given away!!!

The Big Latch On -Pinal County

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Three Peaches Nurturing and Breastfeeding Support Group Presents Casa Grande’s very first annual BIG Latch On!

Bring the whole family and join us for fun, food and raffles as we help break the World Record. It’s a great way to show our community and surrounding areas we support and encourage breastfeeding, nursing in public and local businesses/non-profits! 

The official timed latch on will be at exactly 10:30am
it’s encouraged to come 30 minutes prior to sign in and get settled. 

So, if you are local be sure to come out and join in!

For more information on participation and volunteering, contact Jessi Gomez.
PHONE: (Five20)Eight Four Zero-6Four36
EMAIL:threepeachesnurturing@gmail.com
Three Peaches Nurturing

Vista Grande Library
(Vista Grande High School at the South East Corner or Arizola and Cottonwood)
1556 N Arizola Rd,
Casa Grande, AZ
85122
(520) 840-6436

World Breastfeeding Week 2014

Submissions for this event have closed! Be sure to check back next summer for entry information!!

Be sure to Subscribe and receive notification of new posts, events and giveaways!

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Each year we run a series of guest submitted breastfeeding stories as an effort to help normalize breastfeeding, share experiences and come together to support women and families in their choice to feed their children as nature has intended.

What is World Breastfeeding Week?

Over the last few years we have collected and shared stories and accounts of breastfeeding relationships of all types. Helping normalize breastfeeding by bringing  mothers together with support, sharing knowledge and information has ultimately been the primary goal.

As we enter into the summer months and see World Breastfeeding Week is approaching we find ourselves delighted that we are able to play a small role in helping normalize the vital function of nourishment in such an amazing global movement, such as such as World Breastfeeding Week.

As many already know, breastfeeding is a topic that is very near and dear to our hearts for countless reasons and because of this, we would like to do things a little differently this year. In addition to bringing wonderful stories from real mothers, real babies/children and their journey through breastfeeding, we will be hosting some fantastic giveaways as well.

If you are interested in sharing your candid experience breastfeeding, we would love to hear from you. What we mean by ‘candid’ is that we are not looking for scripted stories. We understand that each breastfeeding experience,  from birth to birth and woman to woman is incredibly unique, we welcome all types of submissions including stories of complete success, stories involving Complications, Milk Sharing, Milk Donation, Wet Nursing, SNS/Tube Feeding, Exclusive Pumping, etc. We are also delightfully accepting information based submissions as well.

We invite you to check out our World Breastfeeding Week stories from previous years and hope that you will be a part of our present WBW and our future WBW Adventures.

If you are interested in a story submission, you may Contact Us by email at:  GenerallyCrispy@gmail.com and be sure to visit our Facebook Page and say hello!

Why World Breastfeeding Week is Important
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31 Party

One of my dear friends is a consultant for My Thirty One and I’m having an online My Thirty One Party. Id like to extend the invitation to anyone who would like to come and mingle and check out her fabulous things!

I’m super excited about this party. I’ve known Stacy for just over 5 years now. I’m actually quite surprised that its been 5 years.

If you aren’t familiar with My Thirty One, its a company that specializes in Totes, Hand Bags, Purses and various other organizational items to help keep your busy life in order. The best part about it is, it isn’t your average ordinary patterns and styles that everyone else is lugging around. These bags have a unique style all of their own.

If you have any questions or would like to place an order with Stacy Meehan, she can be reached directly thru her  My Thirty One website.

If you are interested in joining our Facebook Event (if the link doesnt work, feel free to message me and I will sneak you in thru the back door 😉 lol) and hanging out for a little while, chatting and checking things out, we would be delighted to have you with us. Stacy will be available to assist with any questions or help you set up your order.

The Facebook Event closes on Dec 7, 2013 but you can still place orders after the 7th thru Stacy directly or her website!

Arizona Law pertaining to Vaccines CHANGED!

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A few months ago I posted breifly about something very close to my heart in regards to families who do not vaccinate their own biological children being ineligible to provide loving foster homes for children in protective custody (despite these families are willing to comply with laws and regulations requiring the children in foster care to receive all vaccines outlined in that particular childs case plan/medical records/laws).

Non-Vaccinating families simply were ineligible. There was no exceptions being granted for medical reasons or any other reason that we were aware of.

A small group of friends really made it their mission to change this. And they did.

Here are a few of the articles published about this:

When and Why it Started

Foster Provider Vaccine Requirement Law Changed

This is not just a victory for non-vaccinating families but also a victory for the children who have been removed from their homes and need a safe and loving place to live. This alone opens up approximately 10% more eligible family homes for children who need a safe, loving home. 10%…This is outstanding news and a major victory for the children.

So, if you know a non-vaccinating family in Arizona who was previously ineligible to foster a child in need, be sure to share this information with them so they can re-apply!