Blog post category: Contests & giveaways


GIVEAWAY CLOSED  Congrats Kathleen L!

There’s nothing more essential to get you though holiday travels and general life on-the-go with a baby than a fantastic baby carrier!

That’s why this week we’re giving away a Tula baby carrier — which is one of the baby carriers most loved by TotScoop parents, and also happens to be one of the Editor’s Picks in our baby carrier guide!

If you haven’t checked out TotScoop yet, or added recommendations for your must-have baby items yet, now’s the time to do it!

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Pamper Yourself Giveaway

Pamper Yourself Giveaway

UPDATE: Giveaway closed!  Congrats to our winner Kailyn C.!

Every mom knows that once you have kids, it’s no longer about you.  Whether you’re staying up all night with a sick babe, wiping a butt for the millionth time, or declining the last piece of pie — your every waking moment is devoted to being the best mom and role model that you can be.

Well mamas, this time it IS about you! In our latest giveaway, we’re celebrating moms everywhere, and sponsoring one lucky mom for a trip to the spa for some well-deserved relaxation!

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Introducing the TotScoop Referral Program

TotScoop referral program

TotScoop is more fun with friends!  A big part of the value that TotScoop brings is surfacing product recommendations and reviews from your friends — since your friends often share similar tastes and lifestyles with you, and can therefore offer a fun and easy way to home in on the best products for your family.

So, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve now made it easier to invite your friends to join you on TotScoop — and are introducing a fun program to reward you for spreading the love as well!

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TotScoop “Win Your Wishlist” Sweepstakes Giveaway!

Win your wishlist | Dec. 4-13, 2015 | TotScoop

TotScoop just went into public beta!  We’re celebrating by announcing the TotScoop “Win Your Wishlist” Sweepstakes Giveaway (December 4-13, 2015)!

The prize

Win everything on your TotScoop wishlist, up to a value of $300!

Could you use holiday gifts for your kids?  The last few items to complete your baby registry?  Gear or toys for your child’s latest stage of development?  If it’s available for sale somewhere on the web (and it’s related to kids or parenting), it’s winnable on your wishlist!

How to enter

To enter, just review your favorite products (for pregnancy through preschool) on anytime from December 4th through December 13th. You will automatically be entered to win each time you submit a product review or add a new product to the site during the contest period.

  • You’ll earn 1 entry for each new PRODUCT REVIEW that you submit (note that your review must include a text review to qualify)
  • You’ll also earn 1 entry for each NEW PRODUCT that you add to the site — something you either “Have” or “Want” (NB: You can DOUBLE DIP and earn 2 entries by adding a product to the site and reviewing it at the same time!)
  • You can also earn bonus entries by LIKING and/or SHARING our Facebook giveaway post
  • New users registering for TotScoop for the first time during the contest period will also earn a bonus entry!

There is no limit to the number of entries that you can earn!

Then, don’t forget to fill up your TotScoop wish list!  Add items to your wish list by “Want”ing items you see on, or by adding new products to TotScoop via the “Add product” button at the top of the screen and clicking “Want.”

We’ll randomly select one sweepstakes winner to win all of the items on her wish list, up to a total value of $300.

The winner will be announced on Monday, December 14th.  Full contest rules appear below.

Full giveaway rules & details

I) ELIGIBILITY: Open to registered users of who are US residents ages 18 and older.

II) CONTEST PERIOD: Entries will be accepted from Friday, 12/4 at 12:01am ET through Sunday, 12/13 at 11:59:pm PT. The winner will be announced on Monday, 12/14.

III) HOW TO ENTER: TotScoop users will automatically be entered to win each time they submit a new product review or add a new product to the site during the contest period. Users will earn 1 entry per new product review submitted during the contest period, and 1 entry per new product added to the site (for a total of 2 entries for each new product added to the site and simultaneously reviewed).  Users can also earn bonus entries by LIKING and/or SHARING our giveaway-related posts on Facebook (as described in those posts).  Note that these Facebook bonus entries can only be earned by registered users of whose accounts are connected to Facebook (so we can link your Facebook activity to your TotScoop account).  New users registering for TotScoop for the first time during the contest period will also earn a bonus entry.


  • All content (including reviews written and products added to the site) created for the giveaway must be relevant to TotScoop’s audience, i.e. expecting parents, parents, family members, and caregivers of babies through preschool age children
  • Reviews must be authentic (i.e. the reviewer must have genuine personal experience with the product being reviewed) and high quality. Fake and/or low quality reviews will be judged and removed at the sole discretion of TotScoop
  • New products added to the site must be relevant to pregnancy, children under age 5, and/or parenting, and must be incremental to the product catalog. (For example, a different color or style of a product already on will generally not be considered new.) Irrelevant and/or duplicative products will be determined by and may be deleted at the sole discretion of TotScoop

V) WINNER SELECTION & NOTIFICATION: The winning entry will be randomly selected from the pool of entries as defined above. The winner will be notified at the email address associated with her TotScoop account, and will also be publicized in a post on the TotScoop Facebook page (we’ll also make every effort to tag the winner on our Facebook page as well). The winner must must claim the prize and provide a mailing address via email (or alternatively via Facebook message to the TotScoop page) within 48 hours.

VI) CONTEST ADMINISTRATION: This contest is being run by TotScoop. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

VII) PRIZE FULFILLMENT: TotScoop will have the items comprising the winner’s wish list, up to a value of $300, shipped to the mailing address provided by the winner, for estimated arrival no later than 12/23/15. TotScoop will determine, at its sole discretion, where to source the prizes; note they may be delivered in multiple packages and/or from multiple sources. If the value of the winner’s wish list exceeds $300, TotScoop will contact the winner to work out which items to send (and may top up with cash as appropriate). If the lowest price item on the winner’s wish list exceeds $300, the winner will receive $300 in cash. If the combined value of the winner’s entire wish list is less than $300, any shortfall in value will be forfeited (so fill up your wish list!!).

Good luck everyone!!

Newborn diaper giveaway!

Newborn diaper giveaway prizes

Have a newborn, or expecting a new baby soon? We’re doing a newborn diaper giveaway! We have two bundles of itsy bitsy disposable diapers (leftover from recent “testing” with our newest addition :)) up for grabs!

The prizes

BUNDLE #1: NEWBORN SIZE (shown on the lefthand side of the photo): Total of 62 diapers spanning 5 different brands (28 Naty by Nature Babycare, 17 Bambo Nature, 13 Pampers, 2 Earth’s Best, 2 Honest Co.)! The perfect way to figure out which brand works best for your family before buying in bulk!

BUNDLE #2: STILL PRETTY DARN ITSY BITSY BUNDLE (the 4 packages shown at right in the photo): Total of 109 size 2 (7-13 lbs.) diapers, all Bambo brand. (Bambo is our top pick for premium, non-toxic, eco-friendly disposable diapers — see link to our top picks guide below!)

Here’s how to enter:

1) LIKE the contest post on our Facebook page (this is how we will collect your entry)

2) COMMENT on the same Facebook post with which diaper bundle you want to enter to win (#1 or #2)!  Optional: Include a fun comment related to diapering, e.g. describe your baby’s worst blowout ever!

That’s it!  Entries will be accepted from the publication of the FB post to Monday, 11/16 at 11:59:59pm PT.  We’ll tag the winners (one for each bundle) in a follow-up comment to the same post on Tuesday, 11/17.  Full contest rules appear below.

Looking for more diapering tips?

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Good luck!! And happy butt-wiping everyone <3

Contest rules & details

i) ELIGIBILITY: Open to US residents ages 18 and older. Each individual can enter once.

ii) CONTEST PERIOD: Entries can be submitted from the time the contest post on Facebook is published through end of day Monday, 11/16 (11:59:59pm PT). The winners will be announced on Tuesday, 11/17 by being tagged in a comment on this post.

iii) WINNER SELECTION & NOTIFICATION: The two winners will be randomly selected from each pool of entrants. Once their entries have been validated (to ensure that all three qualifications above have been met), they will be notified via Facebook tag in a comment on this post. Winners must claim their prize via PM within 48 hours. If a prize is not claimed, another winner will be selected.

iv) CONTEST ADMINISTRATION: This contest is being run by TotScoop. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.


Bundle #1 includes:
– 1 unopened pack Naty by Nature Babycare size NB (birth – 11 lbs.; 26 count), plus 2 extras
– 17 Bambo Nature size NB diapers (4-9 lbs.) in opened package
– 13 Pampers Swaddlers size NB (birth to 10 lbs.) in opened package
– 2 Earth’s Best size NB (birth to 10 lbs.)
– 2 Honest Company size NB (birth to 10 lbs.)

Bundle #2 includes:
– 3 unopened packs of Bambo Nature size 2 (7-13 lbs.; 30 count each) diapers, plus 19 extras in opened package

Gift guide giveaway:
HABA Sevilla building blocks

It’s giveaway time!

In celebration of our recent Gift Guide for Newborns through Preschoolers — which includes suggestions on age-appropriate toys, books, and more for newborns, infants, toddlers, and preschoolers — we’re giving away a very drool-worthy HABA Sevilla building block set ($78 value).  HABA is one of our favorite toy brands, and is heavily featured in our gift guides, so we couldn’t think of a more appropriate prize.  Made of solid beech wood and finished with non-toxic paint, this set is the perfect gift for practically any age group (heck, I want to play with it!).

HABA Sevilla

One lucky entrant will be randomly selected to win it (or, if you prefer, you can alternatively opt for any other product(s) featured in our gift guides, up to a maximum value of $50).  The contest is open now through Sunday 12/7 at midnight PT; the winner will be announced Monday 12/8.  Good luck!

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a Rafflecopter giveaway

Terms & conditions: Winner will be chosen randomly from Rafflecopter entries.  If a winner candidate is found to have any invalid entries, winner candidate will be disqualified and a new winner will be selected.  Winner will be contacted via Facebook tag in contest post and by private message within 24 hours after the giveaway ends, and will have 24 hours to respond before a new winner will be selected.  Open to US residents ages 18+ only.  This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. We hereby release Facebook of any liability.  If you have any additional questions – feel free to send us a message via Facebook!

PS: In addition to our gift guide, also don’t miss our stocking stuffer ideas for babies and toddlers!

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