Friday, September 17, 2010

***BIRTHDAY BASH-AnyTimeCostumes Review & GIVEAWAY***

 As a kid I always loved getting dressed up. Me and my friends had a big box of dress up clothes that we would go through and find a new outfit every time we got together.  I want my kiddos to be able to use their imagination and have fun dressing up too.  You can be anything that your heart desires! A monster, princess, cowboy, mermaid, batman, or anything else that you feel like being at that time.

With fall time coming we have Halloween/Fall Festivals to get ready for and what better place to do that than AnyTimeCostumes! They have more than just your typical costumes. They have everything from adult and kids costumes, to makeup, masks, hats, and accessories. Anything you could need to dress up they probably have it. 
It was so hard to decide what to get for Monkey Man to wear for Halloween this year. Some of my favorites are the toddler UPS man costume, Toddler Amtrak Train Engineer, and the Toddler High Seas Buccaneer Pirate costume. We finally decided on the pirate costume because Papa has a pirate costume that he can wear so that they can both be pirates.
The first thing that impressed me about AnyTimeCostumes was their shipping. The order was made and it couldn't have been a day or two later that it showed up on our front step. The costume was nicely packaged and wrapped in the box so that it didn't get damaged.
 When the package arrived Monkey was sleeping so I had to wait a little bit to try it on him. As soon as he woke up I put the costume on him. I ordered the costume in size small (24mo-2T) and it fits him just perfectly. The pants are snug on him so that they actually stay up, but not so snug that they cut into him, also the shirt/vest fit him perfectly. The whole outfit is good quality and feels like it will last through a lot of "pirate invasions" (a.k.a. being worn a lot.)

I havnt been able to get the whole costume on him yet (hat, bandana, and belt) just because he always tears it off when I try to put it on him. But the two seconds that they are on they are adorable.
About AnyTimeCostumes (From their site):
Anytime Costumes is a one stop Halloween costume shop where you'll find a huge selection year-round. We are family owned and operated since 1975. Find adult costumes, child costumes and plus size costumes. Enhance your look with a Costume Wig, Hat, Halloween Mask, or Mardi Gras Mask. Add the perfect costume accessory, prop, and theatrical make-up for the ultimate finishing touch. 

AnyTimeCostumes has everything that you will need, from the actual costume to the makeup that goes along with it......and all at an affordable price!

BUY YOUR OWN:
Head over to AnyTimeCostumes and check out all of their Costumes! You can buy the Toddler High Seas Buccaneer Pirate costume for $22.50

OR YOU CAN WIN ONE HERE!!!
One winner will win a costume of your choice up to $50

Mandatory Entry: First you need to be/become a public follower of my blog and then head over to AnyTimeCostumes and tell me what costume you would pick if you won.
(Mandatory entry has to be done before ANY others are valid)
Be sure you leave me your email address in your comments so I can contact you if you win.

EXTRA ENTRIES: 
-Subscribe by E-Mail, RSS, or grab my blog button (2 entries each)
-Grab my NEW blog button (3 entries)(the old button won't count anymore)
-Grab my Birthday Bash button and let me know where you posted it (2 entries)


-If you earned extra entries by blogging early or suggesting companies and commented on this post you can claim however many you earned (i will verify your entries)
-Blog about this giveaway (3 entries-Must link back to this giveaway and to AnyTimeCostumes)
-Enter in my other current giveaways (1 entry per) 
-Sign up for Swagbucks through my referral link (5 entries)  Just click below and sign-up!!
Search & Win
-Follow me on twitter and tweet about this giveaway (you may tweet 4 times daily-must be atleast 4 hours apart-you must leave a comment with the link for each tweet)

Win a costume of choice @AnyTimeCostumes 
@Gravsie3 during our Birthday Bash!
#costume #Halloween #giveaway http://bit.ly/bh5weq (10/10) 

This giveaway will close on Oct 10th, 2010 at 9pm CST and is open to U.S. addresses only. The winner will be drawn via random.org - Winner will be contacted by email when their name is drawn and will be given 48 hours to claim their prize before another winner is drawn. I will also post the winner to this blog when their name is drawn.   
 
Thank you to AnyTimeCostumes who provided us with the previously stated product at no cost in exchange for our review and will be providing the winners item as well! I was not given and monetary compensation for write this review. All opinions expressed are my own.

164 comments:

  1. Great giveaway! I love the adult sailor gal costume! My fiance wanted to dress up as a couple and I could picture him in the mens matching costume! So cute. We're on a budget saving for our wedding so winning this would be such a blessing!

    http://www.anytimecostumes.com/products/p-001748348

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

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  2. I already subscribe via email!

    Entry 1

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  3. I already subscribe via email!

    Entry 2

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  4. I follow your blog. I'd like the Child Super Mario Costume.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  5. I subscribe by email.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

    #1

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  6. I subscribe by email.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

    #2

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  7. I like Anytime Costumes on Facebook- Mary Happymommy

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  8. I follow Anytime Costumes on Twitter @mami2jcn.

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  9. I follow you on Twitter and tweeted:

    http://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/24793681545

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  10. That costume is so cute on Monkey! I would totally have to pick the Toddler High Seas Buccaneer costume too!
    mk_mitchell90 at hotmail dot com

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  11. I subscribe via email
    mk_mitchell90 at hotmail dot com

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  12. I have the birthday bash button
    mgottman.blogspot.com
    mk_mitchell90 at hotmail dot com

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  13. event button 2
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  14. tweeted 9/18:

    http://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/24859452137

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  15. GFC follower already. I'd get a princess costume for my daughter!
    aleksa91 hotmail

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  16. tweeted 9/19:

    http://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/24939225124

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  17. tweeted 9/20:

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  18. tweeted 9/21:

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  19. tweeted 9/22:

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  20. GFC - follower (waterlily_mc) - sorry, this was supposed to be with my mandatory.
    receive your emails
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  21. Entered your apple cheeks giveaway.
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  22. Entered your eco mom giveaway.
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  23. Entered your BG 4.0 giveaway.
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  24. Entered your green toys giveaway.
    waterlily_mc@juno.com

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  25. tweeted 9/23:

    http://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/25304975240

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  26. Pretty sure I'd have to go for the infannt elephant costune- http://www.anytimecostumes.com/products/p-021981031

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  27. tweeted 9/24:

    http://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/25406670759

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  28. Public GFC Follower and I'd pick Buzz Lightyear for my son!

    southcarolinamommy at gmail dot com

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  29. Tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/SCMOMOF2BOYS/status/25554046199

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  30. I have your NEW button and you can find it in my scrolling bar to the left at:
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  31. #2
    I have your NEW button and you can find it in my scrolling bar to the left at:
    http://themommytimes-scmomof2boys.blogspot.com/

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  32. #3
    I have your NEW button and you can find it in my scrolling bar to the left at:
    http://themommytimes-scmomof2boys.blogspot.com/

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  33. I blogged and linked back to this giveaway as well as Anytime Costumes.
    http://themommytimes-scmomof2boys.blogspot.com/2010/09/halloween-is-just-around-corner.html

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  34. #2
    I blogged and linked back to this giveaway as well as Anytime Costumes.
    http://themommytimes-scmomof2boys.blogspot.com/2010/09/halloween-is-just-around-corner.html

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  35. #3
    I blogged and linked back to this giveaway as well as Anytime Costumes.
    http://themommytimes-scmomof2boys.blogspot.com/2010/09/halloween-is-just-around-corner.html

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  36. http://twitter.com/SCMOMOF2BOYS/status/25613593322

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  37. half_blue_sky@yahoo.com


    Following and I'd choose Renaisance Queen Burgundy

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  38. half_blue_sky@yahoo.com

    following and tweeted

    http://twitter.com/HalfBlueSky/status/25674740888

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  39. half_blue_sky@yahoo.com

    -Like AnyTimeCostumes on Facebook

    jenna o.

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  40. half_blue_sky@yahoo.com


    -Follow AnyTimeCostumes on Twitter
    halfbluesky

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  41. I'm following publicly via Google Friend Connect (Dana). I would pick the Toddler Tiger Brown.

    LittleLadybug_17(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  42. I'm an email subscriber. #1

    LittleLadybug_17(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  43. I'm an email subscriber. #2

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  44. I subscribe to your RSS feed via Google Reader. #1

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  45. I subscribe to your RSS feed via Google Reader. #2

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  46. I entered the Hearthsong Just My Size Kitchen giveaway!

    LittleLadybug_17(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  47. I'm following you on Twitter (@LaDyBuq021708) and tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/LaDyBuq021708/status/25835766634

    LittleLadybug_17(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  48. I like AnyTimeCostumes on Facebook.
    Dana M.
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=728540304

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  49. I'm following AnyTimeCostumes on Twitter (@LaDyBuq021708).

    LittleLadybug_17(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  50. I'm a public follower (acove2006) and I would pick the Toddler Skeleton costume if I won! There are so many cute costumes though!!!

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  51. I have your new button on my blog entry 1

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  52. I have your new button on my blog entry 2

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  53. I have your new button on my blog entry 3

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  54. I have your Birthday Bash Button on my blog entry 1

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  55. I have your Birthday Bash Button on my blog entry 2

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  56. twitter follower and tweeted! @lilfluffers

    http://twitter.com/lilfluffers/status/26018201339

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  57. Anytime Costume twitter follower, @lilfluffers

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  58. half_blue_sky@yahoo.com

    http://twitter.com/HalfBlueSky/status/26046160912 tweet

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  59. half_blue_sky@yahoo.com


    http://twitter.com/HalfBlueSky/status/26153120481

    tweet

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  60. entered ecomom
    mk_mitchell90 at hotmail dot com

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  61. entered applecheeks
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  62. entered fuzzibunz
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  63. entered softbums
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  64. entered snoozer
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  65. entered csn
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  66. I follow publicly and I would pick the Plus Goth Maiden Witch (more than likely)

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  67. I have your new button:
    http://wewintoo.blogspot.com/
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  68. I have your new button:
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  69. I have your new button:
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  70. I have your birthday button:
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  71. I have your birthday button:
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  72. I follow and tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/momtobedby8/status/26312263319

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  73. Teri Hardy likes AnytimeCostumes.com on fb

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  74. @momtobedby8 follows AnytimeCostumes on twitter

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  75. entered zoolu
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  76. half_blue_sky@yahoo.com


    http://twitter.com/HalfBlueSky/status/26429784187

    tweet

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  77. gfc follower & I like the adult burger king
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  78. email subscriber #1
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  79. email subscriber #2
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  80. rss feed subscriber #1
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  81. rss feed subscriber #2
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  82. twitter follower & tweeted
    http://twitter.com/ChelleB36/status/26453323559
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  83. like anytime costumes on fb(michelle b)
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  84. follow anytime costumes on twitter (chelleb36)
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  85. http://twitter.com/momtobedby8/status/26457056086

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  86. entered bella materna
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  87. http://twitter.com/momtobedby8/status/26576551443

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  88. I'm a public follower and I would choose the Toddler Everlast Boxer. Thanks!

    katiekstewart at gmail dot com

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  89. I entered your AppleCheeks giveaway

    katiekstewart at gmail dot com

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  90. I entered your Wee Little Changes giveaway

    katiekstewart at gmail dot com

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  91. I entered your Dittany Baby giveaway

    katiekstewart at gmail dot com

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  92. I entered your Softbums giveaway

    katiekstewart at gmail dot com

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  93. I entered your CSN giveaway

    katiekstewart at gmail dot com

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  94. entered dittany
    mk_mitchell90 at hotmail dot com

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  95. Tweet
    http://twitter.com/#!/katie0stewart/status/26687560360

    katiekstewart at gmail dot com

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  96. FOLLOWING YOU ON GOOGLE FRIEND CONNECT AS "kytah00" & WOULD LOVE TO HAVE THE Adult Couple Set - Plug And Socket C0STUMES kytah00@yahoo.com

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  97. 1/POSTED YOUR BUTTON @ http://hypnoticblend.blogspot.com/p/blog-buttons.html kytah00@yahoo.com

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  98. 2/POSTED YOUR BUTTON @ http://hypnoticblend.blogspot.com/p/blog-buttons.html kytah00@yahoo.com

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  99. 3/POSTED YOUR BUTTON @ http://hypnoticblend.blogspot.com/p/blog-buttons.html kytah00@yahoo.com

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  100. LIKED ANYTIME COSTUMES ON FACEBOOK VIA ANGEL JACKLYN facebook.com/kytah00 kytah00@yahoo.com

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  101. FOLLOWING ANYTIME ON TWITTER USER NAME "kytah00" kytah00@yahoo.com

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  102. FOLLOWING YOU ON TWITTER USER NAME "kytah00" & TWEETED http://twitter.com/kytah00/status/26707813242 kytah00@yahoo.com

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  103. ENTERED YOUR CSN GIVEAWAY ALSO kytah00@yahoo.com

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  104. half_blue_sky@yahoo.com

    http://twitter.com/HalfBlueSky/status/26724151962

    tweet

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  105. entered merinokids
    mk_mitchell90 at hotmail dot com

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  106. follower- i might have to get me a plus size greek goddess so I can have a costume to wear while pregnant or i might get an infant smurf for my son for next year!
    kohines at gmail

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  107. button at kaelihines.blogspot.com
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  108. button at kaelihines.blogspot.com
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  109. button at kaelihines.blogspot.com
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  110. birthday button at kaelihines.blogspot.com
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  111. birthday
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  112. follow u and tweeted
    https://twitter.com/kaelihines/status/26760030842
    kohines at gmail

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  113. like anytime costumes on FB
    kohines at gmail

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  114. follow anytime costumes on twitter/kaelihines
    kohines at gmail

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  115. Tweet
    http://twitter.com/#!/katie0stewart/status/26781238079

    katiekstewart at gmail dot com

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  116. I entered your Bella Materna giveaway

    katiekstewart at gmail dot com

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  117. http://twitter.com/momtobedby8/status/26802859172

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  118. entered rubbermaid
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  119. tweet
    http://twitter.com/ChelleB36/status/26809292500
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  120. I follow Anytime costumes on twitter @jenLee3838

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  121. follow gfc publicly.
    i like the adult dorothy costume.
    pkeintz@gmail.com

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  122. tweet
    http://twitter.com/ChelleB36/status/26846617649
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  123. Publicly follow you via GFC / AEK and I would choose the Rompin' Roo Costume for my 17 month old.

    Thanks!
    angiedkelly at gmail dot com

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  124. email subscriber
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  126. button under blog roll:
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  127. button under blog roll:
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  128. entered in AppleCheeks giveaway

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  129. follow you and tweet:
    http://twitter.com/yeahhappy/status/26895557686

    angiedkelly at gmail dot com

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  130. half_blue_sky@yahoo.com


    http://twitter.com/HalfBlueSky/status/26925011193 tweet

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  131. entered eco mom
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  132. entered eco mom
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  133. Tweet
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  134. Tweet
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  135. I like the boxer and the pirate
    bwneyes100 AT hotmail DOT com

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