(ENDED) Cruisin' Through Summer: Near East Couscous Gift Set Giveaway (Ends 8/23)

GIVEAWAY INFORMATION

WIN IT

(1) Grand Prize Winner will receive:
  • 3 Coupons for a Free Near East Product
  • 1 Box of Near East Couscous Toasted Pine Nut Flavor
  • 1 Near East trivet (used to place hot pan or serving dish on)
  • 1 Near East bag
  • 1 Near East Recipe Card from Chef Peter Bowen
Near East Giveaway

HOW TO ENTER (BOTH ARE MANDATORY)
  • Enter the Near East "Around the World in 5 Minutes" Sweepstakes
  • Leave a comment letting me know how often you cook Couscous (doesn't have to be Near East brand)!
EXTRA ENTRIES (OPTIONAL)
These extra entries are very helpful in winning! Also, for each extra entry, you are required to leave a comment!
  • (1 entry) ReTweet the Giveaway using:
    • Cruisin' Through Summer #Giveaway Tour: Near East Couscous Gift Set Giveaway (Ends 08/23) http://bit.ly/amIvWQ

  • (3 entries) Subscribe to our newsletter via Email
    (Be sure to confirm and leave 3 comments)

  • (5 entries) Post our button on your Blog/Website
    (Leave 5 comments with the link)

  • (7 entries) Blog about this Giveaway ~ Must include a link to "Freebies and Much More" and "Near East Couscous" in the Post
    (Leave 7 comments with the link)

GIVEAWAY RESTRICTIONS

  • All entries must be in by 8/23/2010, 11:59PM EST!
  • US Only (No PO Boxes)
CHOOSING THE WINNER

From the entries that I receive, I will use Random.org to draw the first name of the winner. I will announce the first name of the winner in a new post on Freebies and Much More and on Twitter. I will also contact the winner by email (be sure to give me one you check daily). If I do not hear back from a winner after 48 hours, I will draw a replacement by using the same method as above.

Disclaimer: I received the above products for the Near East In-Home Party to review. I was not compensated monetarily for the review. All opinions expressed in the review are my own!

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176 Comments:

Mary said...

I don't usually cook Couscous but when I visit my parents they usually cook it for me!
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Mary said...

I entered the Sweepstakes!
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Jessica said...

I entered the Around the World sweepstakes! I LOVE couscous and cook it often, at least once a week! My boyfriend doesn't like it, so I get to eat all the leftovers too! :)

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debbie said...

I entered the sweepstakes, and I serve couscous a couple of times a month.
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debbie said...

I am a email subscriber.
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I am a email subscriber.2
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debbie said...

I am a gfc follower.
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Katia said...

I entered the sweepstakes!
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Katia said...

I cook couscous twice a week.
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Katia said...

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I voted for you on TMB.
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Ashley said...

I entered the sweepstakes.

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Ashley said...

I make couscous about twice a month.

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I'm a google follower.

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Kristen said...

I like Couscous, but I've only cooked it twice *ever*

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Heather @ What a Beachy Girl said...

I entered the sweepstakes. I have never made couscous, but I love to eat it at a restaurant, and would love to try to cook it myself! Thank you so much for the giveaway!

:)

Small Footprints said...

I entered their sweepstakes.

I eat couscous about one a month ... it's so easy and versatile.

Small Footprints said...

I'm a google friend connect follower (my name is Small Footprints)

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Voted for you on Top Mommy Blogs - good luck!

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janetfaye said...

I entered the Near East "Around the World in 5 Minutes" Sweepstakes.

I cook Couscous once or twice a month and I make Couscous salad with dried Cranberries and Raisins.

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Amber Shea @Almost Vegan said...

I entered the sweetpstakes!

I cook couscous 1-2 times per month, usually the whole wheat kind :]

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Anonymous said...

I entered the sweepstakes.

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Anonymous said...

I cook couscous once a week.

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Anonymous said...

I follow on Twitter.

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Anonymous said...

I tweeted the giveaway.

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Rana said...

I cook couscous maybe once a week. Sometimes less.
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Rana said...

I entered the sweepstakes.
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wendy said...

I entered the contest as required and I make cous cous about once or twice a month!

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Anonymous said...

I cook couscous a few times every summer for a favorite potluck salad recipe.

Thanks for the chance to win!

--Liza

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bison61 said...

signed up for sweepstake and I cook Couscous maybe 6-8 times a year

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jgos said...

I entered the sweepstakes. I have only cooked and served Couscous once so far, should cook it again in the future because my family did like it. jgs0925(at)gmail(dot)com

Emily said...

I entered! I usually cook couscous about once a week or once every two weeks.
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janetfaye said...

I voted for you on Top Mommy Blogs.

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LME said...

I cook Couscous at least once a week.

EDRing said...

I entered the sweepstakes & have never tried to cook couscous.

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Yona said...

i entered the sweepstakes. I make an Orange Couscous Salad with mandarin oranges - it is soooo good. Email: yona(at)pricelesswriters.com

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MRWriter said...

Thank you for entering our sweepstakes! I entered the sweepstakes.

I have to admit I've never made couscous but I buy it readymade at my local grocer's.

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I'm a newsletter subscriber.
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janetfaye said...

I voted on Top Mommy Blogs.

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Tina Peterson said...

I love near east mixes and entered the sweepstakes. I would love to win that Prize Pack!

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I'm following you on GFC.

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Tina Peterson said...

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Tina Peterson said...

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LearnQuilling.com said...

I follow you on Twitter.

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LearnQuilling.com said...

I have only cooked and served Couscous once so far, should cook it again in the future because my family did like it

Thanks!
Jenn
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janetfaye said...

I voted on We're On The Fence.

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Cera said...

I entered. We cook couscous probably 2-3 times a month, more if we don't make our curry with rice.

Dawn said...

I love couscous and have it at least once a week.

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Dawn said...

I entered the Near East contest.

Dawn said...

I entered my giveaway on your roundup. (Dawniemom Reviews)

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janetfaye said...

1. I blogged
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Nichola said...

Entered the sweepstakes. I have never cooked couscous and would love to try! Thanks for the opportunity.

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Shelley Johnson said...

I entered the sweepstakes. I love near east. I make their parmesan coccus at least once a month.


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Amber said...

I entered the sweeps and cook couscous once every week or two!
Thank you for the giveaway :)
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Amber said...

I follow your blog publicly with google friend connect
Thank you for the giveaway :)
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Amber said...

I voted for you on top mommy blogs
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Amber said...

I voted for you at we're on the fence
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Amber said...

I voted for you at Top 100 mommy blogs
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Amber said...

I follow you on Twitter - my username is @AmberGoo
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I retweeted: http://twitter.com/AmberGoo/status/21201003659
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MOMFOREVERANDEVER said...

enteres- a couple times a month

Min K said...

I cook couscous by following the directions on the box.

Min K said...

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mandala said...

Entered the Around the World in 5 Minutes Sweepstakes. We cook couscous once a month. Thanks!

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bleush said...

entered the sweepstakes. I cook it once a month.

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TiffsPixieDust said...

Entered contest....I have never cooked couscous but have had it cooked for me. ....Tiffypoot @ (aol.com)

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jencardenas said...

I entered the sweepstakes.

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jencardenas said...

I cook couscous a few times a year.

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Crystal said...

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Crystal said...

Entered the sweepstakes!! I cook Couscouse about once every few months. Plain with boiling chicken broth and rotisserie chicken, yum! - Prettydaisee

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Brenda said...

We usually don't cook couscous, but we love the Near East pilaf!

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entered the near east sweepstakes

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cook couscous at least once a month, sometimes near east brand
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LME said...

I entered the sweepstakes & cook couscous at least once a month

jennifer57 said...

once a month or so

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Renee G said...

I entered their sweepstakes and usually cook couscous just a few times a year.
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Diana D said...

I entered the Sweepstakes. We have couscous a couple of times a month. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway.

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I am a Google Friend Connect follower. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway.

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Julie said...

I entered the contest-be nice to win a cruise or any prize actually :)
thanks for the giveaway
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Julie said...

I honestly can't remember the last time I fixed coucous for my family

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I follow your blog as jelaws5

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Busy Working Mama said...

I love couscous and Near Easy brand is my favorite! I cook it about once every 2 weeks.
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arla said...

We never cook couscous but sounds yummi!

Benita said...

I entered the sweepstakes.

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Benita said...

I cook couscous once or twice a week.

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purango said...

I entered the contest. I have never cooked couscous. garrettsambo@aol.com

Anonymous said...

I have entered; couscous every other month!

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Amanda S. said...

I entered! I cook couscous probably once a month.

(email is in my profile)

kimbly said...

Maybe 3 or 4 times a year we cook couscous...not nearly enough for me! I love it!


kimbly at g mail dot com

Gianna said...

I entered (screen name Gianna) and I make it just a few times a year since i'm the only one who eats it.