Enter to win a $25 GC to The Container Store

Welcome to the Summer Sizzle Giveaway Hop hosted byMom With a Dot Com! Over 65 bloggers have got together to give you a chance to win some amazing prizes to keep you entertained throughout your summer!

Summer Sizzle will begin on June 24 and end on June 30. As you are hopping around, I hope you will find some prizes that you love – maybe you will even win one! Each giveaway will have a prize valued at $25 or more!

One of my readers will win a $25 GC to The Container Store.

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Now that you’ve entered my giveaway, enter the rest of the giveaways in this event:

About Ellen Christian

Ellen is a busy mom of two teenagers who left the corporate world in 2008 to focus on a more eco-friendly life. She lives in rural Vermont where she juggles family, two blogs and a career in social media.

Comments

  1. Liberty Boblett says:

    Swimming, having cookouts, just relaxing outdoors and listening to the tree frogs and bugs!

  2. Liberty Boblett says:

    I entered your P&G Family Dollar Prize Pack giveaway!

  3. Leslie Galloway says:

    I love to swim… especially at the beach.
    Facebook Name: Leslie Galloway (www.facebook.com/GallowayLeslie)

  4. Swim!

  5. Tabathia B says:

    take my kids to the park

  6. MelodyJ says:

    I like to nread books and go to theme parks.

    melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

  7. catherine c says:

    swimming in the pool

  8. Spending time at the beach!

  9. BBQ’s with friends!

  10. Tammy Hoffa says:

    Spend time with my grandson

  11. Bethany M says:

    My favorite thing to do in the summer is go to my home’s local county 4-H fair. I haven’t been in a while, but that was always my favorite and will be again.

  12. Bethany M says:

    Entered P&G giveaway.

  13. Bethany M says:

    Entered Summer Social giveaway.

  14. Renee B. says:

    Being outside with the kids

  15. Sit in the shade and read!

  16. Linda Kish says:

    My favorite thing to do is try to stay away from the sizzling summer heat. So I read and play on my computer a lot.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  17. Linda Kish says:

    Entered Summer Social Giveaway Event

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  18. cheryl c. says:

    cookouts, reading, family time, going to movies

  19. I like spending the day at the beach with my family

  20. read and relax!

  21. Paula Lee says:

    Camping!

  22. I love having family over for meals.

  23. We like to go to the beach.

  24. I love working in my garden

  25. Swimming at the beach or in a pool

  26. lounge in the kiddie pool  lol

  27. Kimberly Schotz says:

    My favorite part is enjoying time off with the kids
    Kims2312@verizon.net

  28. Celebrate my birthday!

  29. Allie Lanc says:

    Swim

  30. Claire Shepard says:

    Spending time with the family ^^

  31. Tabitha Pyle says:

    i love laying out

  32. D Schmidt says:

    My favorite thing is to go for long walks

  33. play in the pool with our 3 year old grandson

  34. Richard Morris says:

    my favorite thing is to go the waterpark with the kids

  35. reading

  36. spending time in the backyard with my husband, son, and dogs

  37. Vickie Riddle says:

    Cookouts and star gazing.

  38. Heather N says:

    My favorite thing about summer is sleeping in, catching up on my reading, and spending time by the pool or at the beach.

  39. Jessica Snook says:

    Relax in the sun.

  40. Kirsten says:

    Go kayaking and spend time at beach with kids. 

  41. Have a cookout!

  42. Swimming is our favorite thing to do.

  43. Jeremy S says:

    I love hiking, swimming, kayaking, and just being outside in the summer.
    jjsell76 at yahoo dot com

  44. Fourth of July parade, fireworks, bbq and fun!

  45. going to the beach

  46. Terri Betz says:

    Let my guy barbque!:)
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Blue Strong on FB!

  47. Elizabeth says:

    I love to go to concerts in the summer!

  48. Find a cool spot, grab a Diet Pepsi & read.

  49. Susan Jonell Roragen says:

    sit on a bench in the sun watching the birds in the bay

  50. Jenny Lloyd says:

    swim and read on the beach

  51. Gardening with my kids.

  52. AndreaH says:

    I love to be able to read regular books! I am usually reading textbooks during the spring and fall so it’s very exciting when summer roles around.

  53. My favorite thing to do in summer is turning out to be NOTHING!! I really like doing nothing!

    Thanks
    Michele

  54. Grilling out and being with friends

  55. be outside with the grandkids and work in the garden

  56. sheila k. says:

    I love to get a good book, a glass of lemonade made with club soda and a piece of fresh mint, and lay out on a blanket on the lawn under a tree and read.

  57. Swimming!

  58. Katherine says:

    Under a shade tree with a good book

  59. Denise M says:

    go swimming

  60. Shannon Baas says:

    I enjoy swimming.

  61. Marti Parks says:

    My favorite thing is going to the beach.

  62. Bethany C. says:

    I like to take my daughter to the pool.

  63. Ellen C. says:

    We love to go metal detecting and fishing. Thanks for the chance.

  64. Ann Fantom says:

    I like going bike riding with my daughter in the summer

  65. Alicia K says:

    i love to swim!

  66. Ann Fantom says:

    I entered the LEGO Batman 2 DC Super Heroes for Nintendo DS giveaway

  67. Swin, eat ice pops, and go to the beach are 3 of our favorite things!

  68. Jessie C. says:

    I like biking and swimming.

  69. We love going to the beach

  70. Entered the Lego Batman DS Game

  71. I love swimming!
    also entered summer social giveaway!

  72. We love to go boating.

  73. I like traveling and reading in the summer

  74. Going to the beach!

  75. Stephanie Hungerford says:

    I love to go swimming in the summer.

  76. Backyard cookouts!

  77. Susana H. says:

    I love swimming,camping and going on picnics with my family!

  78. jodi lasher says:

    My favorite thing to do in the summer is to watch my daughter in her softball games. Thanks

  79. Kathy Ross says:

    I like to just enjoy the warm weather and go fishing.

  80. We do an annual canoe journey.

  81. We love going to the beach!

  82. I like to go to the beach

  83. Making ice cream sundaes is my favorite summer indoor activity–outdoors my favorite activity is jumping in the pool!

  84. Park play dates with friends!

  85. ashley turicik says:

    i love to swim and ride my bike and go for walks!

  86. I love to hang out and read a book in the sun. 

  87. April V says:

    Going to the lake w/ my kids is my favorite!

  88. Long evening walks with the family.

  89. courtney b says:

    we like to go to the waterpark!!!

  90. go to the beach

  91. Beth Hill says:

    Love to work in my gardens.

  92. I love going to the pool.

  93. Kathlyne says:

    I like to drink limeade or eat snow cones to cool off.

  94. Charlotte Padgett says:

    Just stay in where it is cool and look out at the birds and flowers and lawn. Read, mess on the computer and work puzzles.

  95. tracy webb says:

    sleeping late and swimming

  96. Brianne Libby says:

    My favorite thing to do in the summer is lay on the beach with friends and a good book :)

  97. kimbuckjr says:

    I enjoy laying out by the pool and reading during the summer.
    kimbuckjr

  98. Linda Lansford says:

    go to the beach

  99. Janna Johnson says:

    swimming
    Thanks for a great contest! janna johnson jannajanna@hotmail.com GFC: janna@feedyourpig

  100. Daniella says:

    My favorite thing to do is celebrate my birthday!

  101. sarah oswald says:

    favorites are swimming and grilling!!

  102. Katie O says:

    Go to the beach!

  103. Victoria R. says:

    Making s’mores and laying at the beach!

  104. jeccica simpson says:

    Go to the beach with the children!!

  105. paige chandler says:

    I like to get hot fudge sundaes at Braums all summer long.

  106. jessica edwards says:

    swimming

  107. SWIMMING!

  108. Kasee Johnson says:

    I love to read lots and lots of books poolside while my kids swim.

  109. Jen Whitten says:

    Anything with my kids and husband but mostly stay in the water because it’s SOOOOOO hot here!

  110. Mary Calabrese says:

    I love being able to be outside.

  111. Veronica L says:

    Swimming and going to the beach :)

  112. entered small can organizer

  113. Terri Menke says:

    Go to Kings Island

  114. I love to eat watermelon

  115. Naina John says:

    Like going to pool.

  116. My favorite thing to do is go swimming in the pool at the campground. Thanks.
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

  117. Gina H. says:

    Go to the beach!

  118. Glenna F. says:

    I love to go camping

  119. richelle bowers says:

    lay by the pool

  120. family time

    truwinner@gmail.com

  121. I love to swim!

  122. my favorite thing is to swim

  123. jennifer speed says:

    favorite thing is to go swimming

  124. Sara Logan says:

    I love grilling outside!

  125. I love to read by the pool

  126. elven johnson says:

    Cuddling up with a summer read

  127. Jessica Vaughan Gengler says:

    We love to go to the pool

  128. Emilie C says:

    fishing and hanging out

  129. I love being outdoors. Usually walking, tennis, or sitting out reading. 

  130. I love having a picnic at the beach.

  131. Ellen Levickis says:

    Travel the state

  132. Ellen Levickis says:
  133. Zoe Rae says:

    Spend time outside picnicking, gardening, playing with the kids.

  134. Jennifer E. says:

    My favorite thing is swimming

  135. Caitlin says:

    Swim! I am teaching all my little cousins how to swim this summer :)

  136. My favorite thing is watching movies.

  137. Carmen Lebron says:

    This year I wil be wearing a swimsuit..havent gone into the water in the last 15years,but now i am ready to have some fun

  138. I love going to the beach and swimming.

  139. Going swimming!

  140. Definitely taking my kids to the pool!

  141. Jennifer says:

    Ride our bicycles! We are some bicycle nuts!

  142. I used to have a big vegetable garden but I now only garden outside my door. I have 2 very healthy basil plants, 2 dried oregano plants and a topsy-turvy pot with hot peppers. The peppers are supposed to grow hanging down but they are still reaching for the sky. I use the basil for pesto (have already made one batch) and preserve or dry the peppers that I can’t eat fresh. Seldom does a day go by that I don’t eat hot peppers.

  143. I love spending time with my kids at the park!

  144. going to the beach

  145. Sleeping in :)

  146. James Van Hooser says:

    I like bike riding at night.

  147. susan hartman says:

    I love hanging out at Swartswood State Park -swimming, BBQ

  148. susan hartman says:

    I entered Lego

  149. Michele Behlen says:

    I like to work in my flowers.

  150. Danielle B! says:

    I love to go camping and tubing in rivers. Thanks for the giveaway! :D

  151. heather eg kaufman says:

    I love to go swimming with my boys.

  152. I love to go swimming and boating!

  153. I love to sit by the pool with a good book! That’s kind of a dream these days, but I do also love taking camping trips with my family!

  154. I go to the CMA festival in nashville.

  155. christine weideman says:

    gardening and going to the ocean

  156. take a vacation to the beach

  157. entered Tide Pods & $10 KMart GC

  158. entered P&G Family Dollar Lolo Jones prize pk

  159. entered Small can organizer

  160. kathleen says:

    annual beach vacation

  161. kathleen says:

    entered kizmos kitchen giveaway

  162. brittney says:

    float on the river
    brittneydejajason at gmail dot com

  163. callie pinz says:

    my fav thing to do during the summer is soak up the sun!

  164. My favorite thing to do in the summer is to go swimming

  165. i like to hang out by the pool and read

  166. entered P&G Family Dollar Lolo Jones prize pack Giveaway

  167. Danielle C says:

    Go to the beach!

    theconners3@yahoo.com

  168. Sandra W. says:

    I love taking my baby to the pool

  169. Jessica E Ledford says:

    We love to swim and play in the sprinkler!

  170. colleen boudreau says:

    go swimming.

  171. TRACY SIMMS says:

    We like to go to the movies..where it is really nice and cool thanks, simms3710@yahoo.com

  172. carol roberts says:

    go swimming

  173. Sarah P says:

    swimming

  174. Enter contests.

  175. Jennifer Irving says:

    swimmimg at the pool

  176. i love going salt water fishing in the summer

  177. Katie W. says:

    I love laying by the pool and reading a good book.

  178. go on vacation!

  179. Going to the lake and playing on the jetski.

  180. i love to go swimming in the summer!

  181. Lisa Hackney says:

    My favorite thing to do in the summer is to laze in a hammock under a tree with a good book

  182. Swimming if it’s not too hot!

  183. chastidy says:

    I love going to the Beach :)

  184. Ashley Tucker says:

    Go to the beach

  185. My favorite thing to do in the summer is swim.

  186. dani marie says:

    i love to go to the beach.

  187. Mel brock says:

    lounge around in ac reading all day

  188. Monique Rizzo says:

    I would take my Lab to the River.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

  189. LaTanya says:

    entered allegra giveaway

  190. Family BBQ’s are my favorite!

  191. Go to the lake!

  192. Cheri Anne says:

    Going to the beach and reading a good book.

  193. Christine says:

    I love to relax at the beach with a good book!

  194. Rebecca says:

    traveling and baseball!

  195. rageenavandelay says:

    swim

  196. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    camping withe the family
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  197. courtney b says:

    i entered home depot giveaway

  198. Amanda Hoffman says:

    go swimming

  199. bbqs and biking :)

  200. Michelle C says:

    I like beach vacations! Thanks for the chance to win!
    mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

  201. Jessica A says:

    My favorite thing to do in the summer is to go camping.

    jessicabanks1721@yahoo.com

  202. Candice Hull says:

    Going to the lake with my family

  203. We love to go camping and hiking!

  204. Dawn Reid says:

    Hang out with friends and family and bbq

  205. Entered Tide/Kmart giveaway

  206. Miz Vickik says:

    I like walking in the park near my house. =)

  207. Miz Vickik says:

    I also entered your Kizmos giveaway!

  208. Caryn S says:

    I love to barbecue

  209. christine jessamine says:

    i love going camping in the summer

  210. I go home every summer to see my mom/sis family-
    love to swim also
    thanks

  211. Paul T / Pauline T says:

    We love to swim and hike the trail – emscout9 at Hotmail dot com

  212. Paul T / Pauline T says:

    entered P&G Family Dollar Lolo Jones Prize Pack

  213. Holly S. says:

    I like to go swimming and bbq.

  214. Denise C says:

    go to parks with the kids on the weekends!

  215. I love going to the beach in the summer.

  216. Lounging around with no school to attend. =)
    Though it is my last real summer.

  217. Christine says:

    love to swim

  218. Debra F says:

    we love to visit amusement and water parks in teh summer

  219. Ellie W says:

    My favorite thing to do in summer is sit inside under the A/C and read.

  220. Laura Lynch says:

    i like being spontaneous! ;)

  221. Savannah miller says:

    I like taking my kids swimming :)

  222. I love to go swimming in the summer!

  223. We like to go to theme parks :)

  224. Love going to the beach during the summer.

  225. Entered the P&G Home Depot giveaway

  226. Chrystal J. says:

    I love grilling out and going swimming.

  227. I love spending time with the kids in the water! 

  228. Hanna Doppelt says:

    I love going to the beach with my children.

  229. swimming and bbqs with friends and family

  230. My favorite thing to do in the Summer is to travel to the beach!  
    A getaway to the coast is always fun with family.

  231. My favorite summer activity is swimming.

  232. My favorite thing to do in the summer is sit in my air conditioned house and read, play on the computer, or play board games with my family.

  233. Kristie says:

    I love to go to water parks.

  234. Meg Tucker says:

    One of my fave. things to do during the summer is to people watch at the Santa Monica Pier and at Venice Beach…I’m so bad! :)

  235. Oooooh, I could do some damage at re container store. @windylouphoto twitter

  236. We love having cookouts, and inviting all of our friends over!

  237. My favorite thing to do in the summer is to go to the beach!

  238. i LOVE to swim

  239. go to the lake

  240. I like cook outs. 

  241. I love going on a great vacation. 

  242. Mayla Moore says:

    PLaying at the park with my kids!

  243. I love to do anything outdoors :)

  244. julie hawkins says:

    I like to go to the beach

  245. DAMIAN JARREAU says:

    I like to go fishing

  246. BookAttict says:

    Reading at the beach!

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    elizabeth @ bookattict . com

  247. I entered the Ocarina Premium Flavored Honey giveaway

  248. LaTanya says:

    entered Ocarina flavored honey

  249. Teresa Thompson says:

    Going to the waterpark, family cookouts and get togethers.

  250. Derek T. says:

    Fishing!

  251. Erin R. says:

    My favorite thing to do is go swimming

  252. Erin R. says:

    I also entered to win a P & G prize pack

  253. Renee Richardson says:

    I love to go swimming in the summer. Thanks for the awesome giveaway :)

  254. Brenda I says:

    Grilling a meal for my family

  255. Barbara Mayes says:

    Water play with my grandchildren outside! Sprinklers, Slip and Slide, kiddie pool!

  256. Trixie Dotson says:

    My favorite thing to do in summer is hang out next to the pool and go running through the sprnkler with my daughter. :)

    retic14@gmail.com

  257. melina r says:

    favorite thing to do in the summer is go swimming

  258. Jennifer J says:

    Swimming, Water Balloon Fights, Baseball. Thanks!!

  259. Charity S says:

    I love eating ice cream in the summer.

  260. Kathryn C. says:

    Hang out by the pool.  Of course  as hot as it has been, being in the pool is a better idea. Thanks!

  261. kathy pease says:

    i love to garden and swim

  262. Swim and grill out! Oh, and stay inside near the AC< lol!

    Dawn
    http://www.cheapisthenewclassy.com

  263. Karen M says:

    I love hanging out in our backyard pool with the family.

  264. Outdoor, community festivals! Like National Night Out.

  265. I love the fresh produce in summer!

  266. Ashley Hatten says:

    we like to swim! thanks!

  267. Angela Winesburg says:

    I love going to the beach

  268. Water slides.

  269. I like to swim

  270. I entered the tide giveaway.

  271. Seyma Shabbir says:

    Grill and beach.

  272. We love to go on vacations.

  273. Seyma Shabbir says:

    Entered P&G general dollar

  274. Seyma Shabbir says:

    Entered Honey

  275. Patty S. says:

    Swim!

  276. Seyma Shabbir says:

    Entered P&G Home depot

  277. Seyma Shabbir says:

    Entered PG Family Dollar

  278. Seyma Shabbir says:

    Entered Tide Pods

  279. I love to be able to sleep in and not have to get any kids up for school.

  280. Seyma Shabbir says:

    Entered Allegra

  281. Seyma Shabbir says:

    Entered Grace Sweet life

  282. Marissa M says:

    Enter Contests

  283. I like swimming

  284. shirley zolenski says:

    We like to go boating in the summer

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