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November 2011


Upgrade your mornings with $25K

Philips Norelco wants to upgrade your morning with nearly $27,000 in cash and prizes.

Enter the Philips Norelco SensoTouch 3D Upgrade Your Morning Sweepstakes for a chance to win the grand prize of $25,000 cash or one of eight weekly prize packages including a Syntia stainless steel coffee machine, a Sonicare Diamond Clean Toothbrush and a Philips Wake-Up Light!

Visit UpgradeYourShave.com/ for complete rules and to enter. The contest runs through the end of the year.


Win Toys "R" Us Gift Cards

Still looking for extra holiday cash to spend on toys this Christmas season? Sign up to be one of Geoffrey's spies for your shot at $1,500 from Toys "R" Us!

Enter the Toys "R" Us Holiday Scavenger Hunt Sweepstakes for a chance to win one of 230 $25 instant win gift cards and be entered for the grand prize $1,500 Toys "R" Us gift card.

The promotion is open to legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older. To enter, visit HolidayScavengerHunt.com. The contest runs through December 12.



What follows the epic shopping day that is Black Friday is the online bonanza known as Cyber Monday.

Cyber Monday started in 2005, when Shop.org, part of the National Retail Federation, coined the phrase in a press release touting the Monday after Black Friday as one of the biggest online shopping days of the year. Since then, Shop.org has launched CyberMonday.com to highlight the best deals from more than 700 online retailers.

CyberMonday.com helps you find special offers, including free shipping at hundreds of merchants during the holiday and even throughout the year. Today, there will be hourly specials and exclusives from your favorite online retailers. Sneak peaks of the hourly deals will be shared via email alerts, so sign up for special savings and the latest offers.



Hitting the stores today for some fabulous Black Friday deals? Before you head out (if you haven't left yet), be sure to check out BlackFriday.com  for a list of up-to-the-minute ads and deals!

The website also offers shopping tips ad cans and Black Friday doorbuster information from your favorite retailers.

You can also sign up for free to be notified of insider deals, plus daily prize giveaways!


Ultimate Thanksgiving Turkey Cooking Guide

Happy Thanksgiving! It's a day for food and family, and while you might be a seasoned turkey-cooking pro, maybe you're relatively new to the process. It might even be your first time preparing the signature dish.

So if you don't know the first thing about buying and cooking a turkey, The Morning Link and StartCooking.com  are here to help!

StartCooking.com has posted a blog entitled The Ultimate Guide to Cooking a Thanksgiving Turkey, which walks you through the process from supermarket to dining room table. It even has pictures to illustrate exactly what to do so that you end up with well-fed guests instead of a dry, boney bird.

CLICK HERE for your one-stop Thanksgiving turkey guide!


$25,000 from ABC Family

Christmas is right around the corner, and ABC Family is about to kick off its annual "25 Days of Christmas." And to help you get in the holiday spirit (and buy some gifts), ABC Family is celebrating by giving away nearly $200,000 in prizes!

Enter the 25 Days of Christmas Sweepstakes for your chance to win a grand prize of $25,000 in cash!

Other prizes include HDTVs, Netbook computers, MP3 players, gaming systems, propane grills, vacuum cleaners, cookware sets and gift cards.

To enter, visit 25DaysOfChristmasSweepstakes.com/. The contest runs through December 26.


The Finish Line Ugly Sweater Sweepstakes

Looking to get away this winter? Let Finish Line (and your love of ugly sweaters) help you out!

Enter the Finish Line Ugly Sweater Sweepstakes for your chance to win a weekend ski trip for two to Park City Utah. The trip package includes round-trip airfare, three nights hotel accommodations, rental car, rental ski package and lift tickets.

To enter, visit http://finishline.promo.eprize.com/holiday/ and build a sweater. Then, send it in an e-Card to a friend, but only after you stick their face on it. It's way better than a Christmas card!

Other prizes include $25 gift cards to the Finish Line and a Finish Line Ugly Sweater T-shirt.

The contest runs through the end of the year.


$20,000 Best Buy card from T.G.I. Friday's

Need some extra money for gifts this Christmas? T.G.I. Friday's and Best Buy are teaming up to take care of all your electronics needs this holiday season!

Enter the T.G.I. Friday's Holiday Giveaway Sweepstakes for your shot at more than $75,000 in Best Buy Reward Zone program Reward Certificates.  The two grand prizes are each worth $20,000 in Best Buy merchandise. There will be a grand prize awarded on November 27 and another awarded when the sweepstakes ends on December 26.

Other prizes include reward certificates of $5,000; $2,000 (once a week); $200 (one per day) and $20 (12 per day, 504 total).

To enter, visit TGIFholidaygiveaway.com/ and enter a weekly code found on the back of your T.G.I. Friday's receipt. You can also get a code from  the website.


Free Coffee Fridays from Cumberland Farms

Customers who stop into Cumberland Farms on a Friday this month can enjoy a free cup of coffee.

Today and on November 25, customers can receive a cup of Cumberland Farms' Farmhouse Blend coffee, in any size, absolutely free.

Cumberland Farms operates a network of convenience stores across 11 states. While there are no locations in New York City, there are dozens in New Jersey, Connecticut, New York City's northern suburbs and on Long Island.

Visit CumberlandFarms.com/ to find the nearest location.



The 36th Annual Great American Smokeout

Today is the American Cancer Society's 36th annual Great American Smokeout, so what better day to curb the habit? The event encourages smokers to use make a plan to quit or to go cold turkey and quit smoking today. By doing so, smokers will be taking an important step towards a healthier life, one that can lead to reducing cancer risk.

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the US, yet more than 46 million Americans still smoke. However, more than half of these smokers have attempted to quit for at least one day in the past year.

Quitting is hard, but you can increase your chances of success with help. The American Cancer Society can tell you about the steps you can take to quit smoking and provide the resources and support that can increase your chances of quitting successfully. To learn about the available tools, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345. You can also find free tips and tools by visiting Cancer.org/Healthy/StayAwayfromTobacco/GreatAmericanSmokeout/.