Calling Kiwi Mums – join us at Connect2mums and be in to win!

April 15, 2010 at 12:34 am | Posted in Competitions | 18 Comments
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Whether you’re a working mum, a stay at home mum or a mum in business you’ll find mums like you at Connect2mums making new friends, building relationships and chatting about everything from babies to business, the bedroom and beyond! Connect2mums provides great support and information for mums with a range of regular weekly columns including the New Mum’s Diary, Connect2Travel, Connect2Fitness and Connect2Relationships to name a few. Connect2mums members say it’s one of the most welcoming and friendliest sites they’ve experienced! It’s free to join and a whole lot of fun with Friday night live chat parties, excellent real life events and great competitions!

I’ve been a member over at Connect2mums for almost a year and have made some fabulous connections on both the business and friendship fronts. We’ve even started having fun and fabulous live events with our next one set for May. Here’s what some of our current Kiwi members have to say about Connect2mums:

“Connect2mums offers amazing networking opportunities to anyone running their own business. Not only that but everyone is amazingly supportive of one another, genuinely interested in connecting with you and always friendly! I’m looking forward to seeing the NZ side of Connect2mums branch out and expand!”
Jacquie Shanks
Cheeky Cherubs

“I am extremely impressed with Connect2mums. In a highly competitive market, the support & positive relationships gained through this form of on-line media has been instrumental. The creativity of the platform to communicate & network has allowed us to quickly seize opportunities & leverage the talents of many WAHP’s to evolve our business. Thank you C2M’s, for continually steering us towards an outcome we are proud of!”
Maria Steele
NewBawn Limited

“Since becoming a member of Connect2mums, so many networking and business opportunities have presented themselves. The support and help I have been given by other C2M’s members has been invaluable. I love being a part of the C2M community and you will too! See you at Connect2mums!!”
Louise Deed
Scamps Boutique

We would love for more Kiwi mums to join us! We are so keen to meet you onsite that I, along with some of my fellow Kiwi Connect2mums members, have put together a fantastic prize pack that one lucky new Kiwi member will win! It’s valued at $350.00 and includes the following:

From Aquabub – a $50.00 store credit!

From Bubbalooz – a Dobbin & Drums ear friendly drum in red

These beautifully handmade drums are made in NZ from mostly recycled products. Drum skins are made from recycled rubber and creates a unique, deep, mellow sound (even when whacked really hard) and is pleasant to the ears. As a bonus they would even look great on the shelf or wall as a decorative.

From Karyn Riley – a voucher for a discounted coaching strategy session

Karyn specialises in helping mums and business women have time for their priorities, rediscover their identity and achieve their goals. She is author of the forthcoming book “How to Keep the YOU in Mum”. Check out her parenting tips on her blog!

From MumCho – a Chiffon Poncho ‘Pretty Flowers’

Are you pregnant and looking for a fashion garment that is functional and will save money in the long run? MumCho Poncho’s can be worn in 6+ ways during pregnancy and beyond. They can be used to discreetly breastfeed in public. There is no need to buy any other breastfeeding tops. MumChos are easy care and all prints are limited edition.

From Onesie Bummsie – a 3-pack of bodysuit extenders

Onesie Bummsies are Onesie extenders that snap onto baby bodysuits. They are extremely useful for the bulkier night time nappy or just with a cloth nappy in general. They will also extend the life of a bodysuit as well, especially when at that awkward “in between” size. Onesie Bummsie’s are made from Cotton Flannelette.

From Scamps Boutique – 1 x Made4Baby Sleep Tight Massage Oil

From StickyTiki – Pukeko removable fabric wall decals

These cheeky Pukekos (the New Zealand swamp hen) are a common sight. It is one of the few native birds to have enjoyed the arrival of man and can be found in almost any grassland area, especially in swampy locations. Groups of these quirky birds are seen foraging for food in road-side areas. With bright blue plumage and red beaks, they easily stand out. The Pukeko is loved by kiwis and visitors alike.

Sheet size is 50cm by 70cm / 20 by 28 inches

Mural contents –

•1 x mummy pukeko
•3 x baby pukekos
•1 x cabbage tree
•3 x swamp grass
•2 x purple grass
•2 x green grass

All of the StickiTiki designs are original hand painted/crafted designs on fabric adhesive using only eco inks that are washable, kind to your walls, kind to the environment, and most importantly kind to our little people!

Whew – what a fantastic lineup of product! Would you like to win it? Three easy steps to enter. Head on over to Connect2mums and sign up for free! Leave a comment after this blog post to say you’ve joined us at Connect2mums, then email me using the email address on the Contact Us page over on the Aquabub website to let me know your Connect2mums username and you’ll be entered in the draw. Entries close at midday on Friday 30th April and a winner will be drawn at 5pm on the same day. Winner will be notified here on the Aquabub blog and by email. Good luck to all who enter and thanks for joining us at Connect2mums!

Note: To enter this competition you must be a New Zealand resident.



Win yourself a Storchenwiege woven wrap – and the winner is!!!

February 22, 2010 at 5:38 pm | Posted in Announcements, Babywearing, Competitions, Giveaways | Leave a comment
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Storchenwiege Inka

Thank you to all who entered our very first blog competition. It was great to get your feedback on your favourite colourways – this has helped us a lot in putting together our opening order which we will be placing later this week. We will initially be stocking the seven most popular colourways, with more to be added during the year. The seven most popular, as voted by you are:

Louise Bio Green
Louise Bio Turquoise
Leo Bordeaux
Leo Cafe
Leo Green

If your favourite isn’t in the lineup above, you are welcome to place a pre-order if you just can’t wait to get your hands on your favourite ;0). We’ll be taking pre-orders up until midday, Thursday 25th February and each pre-order will require a 50% deposit. Just email through your pre-order and we’ll look after you! (Our email address can be found on our ‘Contact Us’ page on the Aquabub website). All Storchenwiege wrap orders will qualify for free shipping within New Zealand. (Pricing will be loaded on the Aquabub site very soon).

And now, to announce our very lucky winner! The entries were collated and each assigned a number – and a winner was then selected thanks to The winning number was 23 – and that number corresponded to an entry from . . .

Anna Scorbi


Anna very appropriately selected Storchenwiege Anna as her favourite! (Pictured below). Anna your wrap will be ordered with our opening order at the end of the week and will arrive towards the end of March. Please email us with your contact details.

Storchenwiege Anna

Thanks again to everyone who entered! We had so much fun with this blog comp that we’ve decided to run another one! So watch this space for the next blog comp announcement – all will be revealed during the second week of March!


WIN with Aquabub this Christmas!

November 16, 2009 at 9:33 pm | Posted in Announcements, Competitions | Leave a comment
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Over $200 in awesome Aquabub product to be won!

All you need to do to gain an entry into the draw is to make a purchase of $50 or more from Aquabub. The more you spend, the more chances to win you will have as every increment of $50 gets you an entry. For example, spend $150 and get three entries into the draw.

The prize pack includes:

• a pair of Babyjo organic bamboo ‘AIKO’ double layer pyjamas ($65.00)
• ‘What I wish I knew before I became a Mother’ by Peace Mitchell and Katy Garner ($30.00)
• a lemon Aquabub Baltic amber teething necklace from the rounded beads range ($40.00)
• a baltic amber child’s bracelet ($15.00)
• a size 1 hemp BubbaJ fitted nappy ($29.50)
• Pure Earth Baby Moisturiser ($18.00)
• a pair of Huggalugs leg and arm warmers ($17.00
• a Huggalugs bump hugger (stocking soon at Aquabub) ($40.00)
• all packed into a Kozy Tote worth $35.00

That’s almost $300 worth of fabulous products! Orders placed up until midnight on Sunday 13th December 2009 qualify for the draw. The winner will be drawn at 10am on Monday 14th December 2009 and notified by email. The winner will also be announced on our Facebook fan page.

Happy Shopping and good luck for the draw!!


Christmas Competition!!

November 9, 2009 at 5:11 pm | Posted in Announcements, Competitions | Leave a comment
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Christmas Competition - What I wish I knew before I became a Mother

We are pleased to announce a very special Christmas competition with over AU$600 worth of gorgeous prizes up for grabs!

It’s easy to enter, just buy a copy of “What I wish I knew before I became a Mother” from Aquabub during November and you’ll go into the draw to win!

‘What I wish I knew before I became a Mother’ makes a great Christmas gift for friends who are new or expectant mums. With gorgeous photography and uplifting tips and advice for new parents it is a beautiful gift that they will treasure.

The prize draw will be held on Sunday 13 December and the winner will be announced at 7pm (Qld time) that night.

Prizes include:
• $150 Gold Class Cinema card
• $40 Baltic amber teething necklace from Aquabub
• $20 voucher from Your Cheeky Monkey
• $20 voucher from Little Lottie Lou-Lou
• $50 voucher from La Toriana
• $20 Owl from Milla Ruby Designs
• $25 Wooden Beads Grasper from Honeybee Toys
• $20 bonnet from Karimu
• $75 prize pack from Cackleberry Kids
• $25 Aromababy Pack from Swish Lily
• $25 voucher from Blanky 4 me
• $30 Nappy chic wipes case & leg warmers from Belly Bumps to Baby Hugs
• $10 Bubbalog book
• $40 voucher from Pure Earth Noosa
• $20 voucher from My Baby Bump
• $25 Hair and jewelery accessories from Love Mum
• $20 voucher from Purely Natural Living
• 30 minute telephone consultation with Parenting Expert Jo Ryan author of Baby Bliss valued at $50

A total of $665.00 worth of beautiful prizes just in time for Christmas! So what you waiting for, order your copy today!

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