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The World’s Greatest Treasure Hunt Review Breast Cancer Awareness

[ 0 ] October 31, 2010 |

The World’s Greatest Treasure Hunt™: Quest for the Golden Eagle

By Ron Shore

“For the treasure hunter, I would say this is the ULTIMATE book!”  Chief Blonde, Still Blonde after all these YEARS

A $1 Million Treasure is Hidden Somewhere in the World…All You Have to Do is Find It.
When faced with the tragic loss of his sister in law to breast cancer, Ron Shore responded in the most unusual way: he created a $1 million dollar, international treasure hunt.

Ron has invested his life savings into raising $100 million dollars to find a cure for breast cancer with the Hunt for the Cause Foundation. Shore explained, “when I personally experienced what can happen to a family who loses a mother and friend to breast cancer, I was moved to do something about it – to unite mothers, wives, sisters and daughters who have been impacted by this disease while recognizing that fathers, husbands, brothers and sons are similarly impacted when one of their family is told they have breast cancer.”

Gabriel Helmes-Shore passed away from breast cancer in 2004, two days after delivering her daughter, and only four weeks after finding out that the cancer she thought she had beaten three years earlier had returned mid way through her pregnancy. Ron Shore’s niece, now a healthy 5 year old, is growing up without ever knowing her brave mom.

Dubbed as the greatest and largest treasure hunt ever, the 12 chapter book, The World’s Greatest Treasure Hunt: Quest for the Golden Eagle will unite treasure hunters from around the globe, as they work to solve the clues leading to the $1 million grand prize: an eagle, handcrafted by Canadian artist, Kevin Peters and made from 18 pounds of solid gold, with 1.1 carat pear shaped diamond eyes and 763 diamonds weighing 53.66 carats covering its head.

Probably the most unique aspect of this treasure is that it stands watch over the 400-year-old, 12.73 carat “Atocha Star” emerald. Provided by Mel Fisher’s Treasures of Key West, Florida to help raise funds for cancer research, this is the largest cut emerald from the Atocha, a Spanish Treasure Galleon which sank in 1622.

Along the way, readers will collectively unlock clues, maps, and other milestones. And, as each chapter is solved, one treasure hunter will find the location of a silver eagle worth more than $20,000.

Still Blonde small I had to hide this book from my son who is a treasure hunter and has won several large prizes (not this large).  I could tell from reading it that he would be instantly addicted.  Alas, he must graduate from college–so I cannot be the one to provide him with distractions.  Needless, to say, this book has it all for the treasure hunter..and then some.  How often do you come across a treasure book that is this finely crafted, that has a companion “Cracking the Code” book, that offers SUCH a substantial prize, and supports a worthy cause (Cancer Research–Hunt for the Cause!) –Duh..NEVER!  The paper the book is printed on looks and feels like an old treasure map, each chapter winds its way around to get the reader to the $20,000 prize that is available for that chapter.  For the treasure hunter, I would say this is the ultimate Book.
The World’s Greatest Treasure Hunt, is available for order at www.GreatHunt.com.  For updates, information about prizes (including a picture of the Golden Eagle), and contest rules please visit www.GreatHunt.com.

For more information on Hunt for the Cause Foundation, visit www.HuntFortheCause.org

Blog Note: The Chief Blonde received a Review Sample.  Opinions are her own.  No further compensation was provided.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Thank-you

[ 0 ] October 31, 2010 |

We Hope You are More Aware!

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Our mission during the month of October was to present you with a array of articles, products, companies, stories which made you more aware of Breast Cancer.  We hope we reached you.  If one woman gets a mammogram, performs a breast exam, looks after her health a little better or gets a hug than we have accomplished what we set out to do. If you’d like to review our articles for the last month  CLICK HERE!

We’d like to thank the following companies for participating with us in Breast Cancer Awareness Giveaways! If you are so inclined, please support their efforts in the fight against Breast Cancer

Skin Authority–GO! Pink Skincare Kit  (10% of proceeds go to Pink Ribbon Girls)

ShoeDazzle.com–3 Pink Chic Products (Portion of Profits go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure)

Paula Young Think Pink–Gorgeous Pink Wigs! (10% of proceeds go to fund Breast Cancer Research)

Paula Young Wispy Waves–Very cute fall–still a GIVEAWAY on our site–(a portion of proceeds fund Breast Cancer Research

Braza–Flash Tape Mini–(Donating a portion to Breast Cancer Awareness Programs)

Lifetime Brands supplier of Kitchen Aid Kitchen GadgetsGiveaway still going on (Donating to Kitchen Aid Cook for the Cure for Susan Komen for the Cure)

Link up with a Blonde Week of 10-31-2010

[ 1 ] October 30, 2010 |

Link up with us now!

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Oh…Women over 45 (and our younger friends), we have 2 great giveaways going on right now– Paula Young ($200 Wispy Waves 4 Winners) and KitchenAid  ($140 Pink Kitchen Gadgets-1 Winner).  While you are visiting, Link up with a Blonde…I DID!

KitchenAid (Lifetime Brands) Giveaway–Cook for the Cure Kitchen Tools

[ 359 ] October 29, 2010 |

Last 2010 Giveaway to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer sponsored by Lifetime Brands

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Lifetime Brands has contributed more than $2 million to-date to breast cancer charities nationwide. A supplier of KitchenAid licensed products, Lifetime Brands has helped raise more than $1 million for “Cook for the Cure, Presented by KitchenAid,” which benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure.  Lifetime Brands was also instrumental in collecting more than $1 million in contributions to breast cancer charities on behalf of the Housewares Charity Foundation between 2006 and 2009.  The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is the Housewares Charity Foundation “Legacy Charity”.  In addition, Lifetime has made a commitment to donate $25,000 to The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF).  This newest endeavor further augments Lifetime’s already robust contributions to breast cancer charities.

Lifetime Brands participates in the KitchenAid Cook for the Cure program, which has raised over $8 million since 2001, offering a wide variety of pink kitchen tools and gadgets that help raise money for breast cancer research and education.  Each Lifetime Brands pink KitchenAid item purchased generates a donation of 10% of the retail price when registered to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, an organization that has been leading the global movement to end breast cancer forever, for the past 28 years.

GIVEAWAY:

$140 worth of Lifetime Brands Pink Kitchen Aid “Cook for the Cure” Tools and Gadgets–1 Winner

Contest:  Oct. 29–Nov.6

chopper--Kitchen Aid Cook for the CureFood Chopper $21.99

Silcome tip pink tongs Kitchen aid cook for the cure Silicone Tipped Tongs Pink $20.99

Measuring Cup-- Kitchen aid cook for the cureMeasure Cups and Spoons Set Pink $13.99

3 mixing bowls-- Kitchen aid cook for the cureSet of three Mixing Bowls $32.99

Wisk-- Kitchen aid cook for the cureWhisk $10.99

Med Grater-- Kitchen aid cook for the cureMed.  Grater $16.99

Peeler-- Kitchen aid cook for the cure Euro Peeler $8.99

Ice Cream Scoop-- Kitchen aid cook for the cureIce Cream Scoop $12.99

Super Simple Main Entry: Answer AT LEAST ONE or up to all the questions below and email your entry to stillblondeafteralltheseyears@gmail.com for contest entry and newsletter notification of all our great contests.   If you answer more than one question, than that counts as extra entries!  YIPEE!    (it’s okay to put all the answers in one email).  PLEASE do not put your answers to “Linked” questions in the comments–I will have to delete them and it will make the Chief Blonde sad!

1.Click on the link and email us at the address above: Which product would you use to Cook for the Cure?   http://www.pfaltzgraff.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-Pfaltzgraff-Site/default/Search-Show?q=cook+for+the+cure

2.Click on the link  and email us at the address above:  How much money has  Kitchen Aid “Cook for the Cure” raised for the Susan G. Komen for the cure?  (Hint: First Sentence)   http://ww5.komen.org/ContentSimpleLeft.aspx?id=14334&terms=KitchenAid+Cook+for+the+Cure

3. Go to the link and email us at the address above:  Lifetime Brands is a supplier for Kitchen aid Pink Products–Name one other  Brand that Lifetime Brand represents?  http://www.lifetimebrands.com/Brands/BRANDS,default,pg.html

4. Go to the link and email us at the address above: What can you do on this page?  Neat thing

5.  Go to the link and email us at the address above: Name one of the category of Products that you would like to see featured on this blog next:  http://www.lifetimebrands.com/Products/PRODUCTS,default,pg.html

6. Go to this giveaway link and email us at the address above:  What is Product is being given away in this Breast Cancer Awarenss Giveaway? Have you entered yet?   Giveaway

7.  Go to this link and email us at the address above and tell us what important category is featured: IMPORTANT CATEGORY  Important Category

8.  Go to this link and email us at the address above–Name a company featured in the blog post that is supporting breast cancer awareness http://stillblondeafteralltheseyears.com/2010/10/it-takes-a-nation-to-make-us-aware-of-breast-cancer/

Bonus entry:
Leave a separate comment for each BONUS entry in our comment section below.

–(+ 5 entries) ”Like” Lifetime Brands  on their Facebook page, leave a comment on the Lifetime  Facebook telling them Still Blonde sent you, and then come back and leave a 5 comments here saying that you did

–(+2 entries)  Follow Lifetime Brands on Twitter www.twitter.com/lifetimebrands

–(+3 entries) “Like” me on Facebook  http://facebook.com/stillblondeafteralltheseyears

Giveaway ends November 6, 2010 at midnight. Pacific Time.


Contest open to U.S. residents in the continental US with a valid street address. Item will be shipped to your home. No PO Boxes please. Winner(s) are selected randomly. To claim your prize(s), Stillblondeafteralltheseyears.com will contact you within 48 hours of the contest closing. You must contact Stillblondeafteralltheseyears.com within 48 hours after that with your mailing address so companies can mail your prizes. Prize(s) not claimed by (48 hours) will be forfeited and a new winner will be selected in a live giveaway. Please provide a valid email address to be informed in your winning.

Blog Note: The Chief Blonde is not an employee or affiliate of Lifetime Brands, Inc. 2) I received the items from Lifetime Brands at no cost for my review. 3) That the opinions are my own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Lifetime.

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