Ultimate Blog Party 2011

Ultimate Blog Party 2011

This is my first Blog Party and I am so excited!
I’d like to welcome all the new friends. I love meeting new people!
Before I forget – If you can find a minute and vote for me as elenka29 here http://www.mamavation.com/2011/03/vote-for-mamavation-mom-3.html
(it’s a competition to get into fitness bootcamp for moms. There is no registration – just click and submit).
The prize in the pool for the Ultimate Blog Party is here $49 value 7 pc set of bodysuits by Gymboree
My own giveaways are here
Perfect Gift Giveaway. Pssss… There are 2 Amazon.com Gift Cards!
So let me introduce myself
My name is Lena and I am full time working professional and a mom of two very busy kids – 3.5 yo and 19 mo
I might be very social and love meeting new people, but between work and kids I can hardly remember to  look at myself in the mirror. Love my kiddos, but absence of social life is so not fun.
Thank You for stopping by and saying Hello and becoming my friend. Make sure to ask for my prize I donated into the UBP pool
Please be my friend – hit Fan on my Facebook on the right of the page and follow me on Twitter (leave me a comment – I will return the favor)
And once again Welcome and LETS P-A-R-T-Y!!!
My prize in the pool for the Ultimate Blog Party is here $49 value 7 pc set of bodysuits by Gymboree
My own giveaways are here
Perfect Gift Giveaway 2 Amazon.com Gift Cards!

return to What’s in the Pool – Prize for Ultimate Blog Party 2011


  1. Valencia says:

    Lovin this party aren't u! Visiting from the party! Hope you have a great time!!!

  2. bigguysmama says:

    I miss having little ones. I would have never been able to be a professional and a mom. Wasn't cut out to be that amazing of a woman. =)

    ~Mimi from the #ubp11

  3. Juliana RW says:


    Stopping by from UBP 2011. My name is Juliana and I hope you return my visit to my Personal blog or Shopping blog. Nice to meet you, feel free to follow my personal blog. Let me know and I follow your blog too.

  4. Devan @ Accustomed Chaos says:

    Hello there ! so nice to meet you! I can emphasize with your no social life being a mom of 3 myself.

    Thanks for being such a great host!

  5. Annett/ Fit Moms Fit Kids Club says:

    Hi! This is my first party! I have 2 kiddos, I'm a homeschooling mom, a pro athlete that hates to workout LOL.. I also write a fitness blog, but I LOVE fried fatty foods. You can read more about us in my party post
    Come visit.

  6. Hi! I see you feature Reviews and/or Giveaways. I would like to invite you to add your blog to my “Review and Giveaway Blog Directory” if you haven’t already. Hope you’re having a Sweet Week!

    Review and Giveaway Blog Directory
    A Mommy’s Sweet Blog Design
    Join us every Friday for our Blog Hop!

  7. Not Just A Mommy! says:

    Hi there! Thanks for stopping by my FB for UBP! Nice to meet you too!

  8. Thanks for stopping by my facebook page and commenting! Isn't UBP the best for meeting new people?!

  9. Not Just A Mommy! says:

    What a small world! I'm on Team Mia Cupcake for Mamavation!

  10. Jeannette - Crafty Hippo Designs says:

    Thanks for stopping by my weight loss blog. I voted for you and am following. Good luck! I see you are using FitnessPal. My name is Darryen in case you want to be friends.

  11. Thanks so much for stopping by Twenty 6!! Hope you're having a fun UBP week so far!! Always so fun to meet some new online friends!!

  12. Dimitra says:

    Hello! I'm stopping by from UBP2011. Lovely to meet you! I hope you have a great weekend!
    Dimitra from greenceramictablelamp.blogspot.com

  13. Partying with the Ultimate Blog Party! Thanks for stopping by my Facebook page. :-D I love the motto of your blog- here's to always striving to be better!

  14. MadameDeals says:

    I am your newest fan from the Ultimate Blog Party 2011. I would really appreciate it if you follow me back through Google Connect Friend. I have a lot of contest going on Madame Deals. $25 amazon gift card, Vera Bradley purse, $100 in jewelry, 200 cut coupons, bare minerals gift pack, $30 for an organic outfit, $75 P&G products, and the chance to win $1000. Thank you Amee

  15. Good luck with your Mamavation competition! We voted for you!

  16. ChiMomWriter says:

    Ok, my kiddos are 2.5 and 10 months…does it get easier? Hmm. Doesn't sound like I'll get my time back in the next year, huh? Will find you on FB and Twitter – enjoy UBP!

  17. Janice @ Mom On The Run says:

    Hi Lena! Thanks for coming by and entering my fitness giveaway, though I'm sure you won't need it 'cause I have a strong feeling that you're gonna win MM on Monday night!
    All the best in health and fitness,

    Mom on the Run

  18. Karina Wetzel says:

    Thanks for stopping by my blog :)!! Lovely Blog you have!! I'm following you now, Looking forward to your posts!!

    Karina @ http://karinaschallenge.blogspot.com/2011/03/its-party.html

  19. This is my first party too! It's great to meet you! :)

  20. Amber @ Luv and Laughter says:

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm a new follower! I also voted for you!

  21. Mama to the Doughs says:

    I love the way you write. Your blog has an easy breezy feel that is so refreshing! Love it!

  22. Living on Love and Cents says:

    Hello! I am so glad I stopped by! I love your site! I am stopping by from the ubp11. I am now following you via gfc. I look forward to reading more from you! Please stop by and visit me sometime at http://www.livingonloveandcents.com . Have a great week! Heather

  23. Jodi@garlicgirl.com says:

    Hi there! I totally here you about being so busy. Wouldn't it be great if we could really build relationships with these AWESOME moms. I'll be sure to stay in touch.

  24. Linda Meyers-Gabbard aka Ladyblueeyez1960 says:

    Hi Lena

    I'm Linda from
    I am new at my own blog but have been following lots if other blogs. I have to admit I am giveaway junkie. The UBP11 is a great way to meet new people and the giveaways are great.

    I will vote for you. Good luck. I hope you win.

    My blog is just starting out and is not a giveaway or review blog it is just me sending out random gibberish. I'm 50 and has been medically disable since 2004. I did work up until then. I miss interaction with people. Blogging has helped. It has also helped keep me deal with the Cronic pain.

    I'm going to enter you giveaways and follow your blog.
    Please don't feel like you have to follow mine. I don't post every day.

    Thanks for your time
    Be Blessed

  25. Amy Webb says:

    Thanks for visiting my blog. I just voted for you. Good luck!

  26. Stopping by from UPB11. Great to meet you! There are so many fun blogs to visit!

    If you have time, I hope you’ll stop by:


    You can enter to win a $25 Gift cert to my eBay store to spruce up your spring/summer wardrobe (details on post) as well as other fun prizes!

  27. Mrs. Gertha says:

    Hi Lena,

    Thank you for following my blog and the encouraging compliment! I'm following and voting for you as well! Nice to meet you(:

  28. HoopDeeDoo says:

    Hi Lena! Thanks for stopping by my blog! So great to meet you via UBP11. I'm gonna head over to vote for you right now, and then find you via Facebook too. So many fun new people to meet! Have a wonderful day~
    Amy of hoop-dee-doo.blogspot.com

  29. Rebecca says:

    HI Lena….I was so happy to see your comments from UBP 11 andthought I would drop by. Ilove your post for today…and am headed to my work out right now! I can't wait to read more of your blog!

  30. Homemom3 says:

    Saw you are attending the UBP and had to drop a note to say hi. I am doing this one too. Hope you are having a ton of fun and I totally hear you on loving your kids but needing a social life too. Without the internet I'd have no life, besides my kids. :)

  31. Simplegirl says:

    So nice to meet you Lena. I'll be sure to drop by the site to vote for you. I look forward to more of your posts. Thank you for swinging by my twitter page.

  32. Pininkie says:

    I voted for you! Good luck. I'm a new follower. Thanks for checking out my blog!

  33. Confessions Of A Homeschooler says:

    Hi, thanks for stopping by from the UBP11! :o) Nice to "meet" you!

  34. Lisa's Creative Designs says:

    Thanks for visiting my blog. I am your newestg follower. Good luck on getting fit!

  35. Love the Decor! says:

    Nice to meet you!! Thanks for stopping by my blog and following too : )

  36. Thank you for stopping by my page and I appreciate you following my blog! You are definitely an inspiration with your weight loss and being willing to post it for the whole world to see! I wish I had your bravery :) Good luck with everything!

  37. Thanks for stopping by my page (www.makeda-prettyknitter.blogspot.com)I voted for you on the site that you linked to the post. I hope you do well with everything. I look forward to reading more of your posts.

    Check out my other page at blog.beingmom3.com

  38. melismama says:

    Thanks for linking up to my UBP! I hope you win your contest!


  39. Ashley R. says:

    Hi Lena! Just stopping by to say hello and let you know that I voted for you! Best of luck and thanks for stopping by my site.

  40. Thanks for the visit and follow! Following you back :)

  41. Hi, So nice to meet you. I voted for you.
    Thank-you for stopping by my blog from the UBP. I am following your wonderful blog back.
    I am trying to loose weight too, a constant battle. But I know that we can both loose the weight. Remember nothing tastes as good as thin feels.
    Have a good week.
    Lisa's Gluten-Free Advice and Healthy Living

  42. Modern Wivelyhood says:

    Thanks for leaving a comment! We are following you back, thanks for being such an inspiration!

  43. Susanmeep says:

    I am following you (suelee1998) from the blog hop party, you have a great site. Would you like to follow me back? http://susansdisneyfamily.blogspot.com/
    thank you :)

  44. I totally understand (most mommas do) the lack of social life after all of the things we are doing. Which is why I have so loved this blog party. I have enjoyed your blog so far and am going to follow you on twitter and facebook, so that I can keep up with you and your doings.

    Later – http://www.ladyofthebarn.com

  45. Jessica says:

    I am dropping by from the Ultimate Blog Party. Please stop by and follow either or both of my blogs:

    So Stylilized is where I am currently offering FREE Custom Blog Designs at

    Jessicas Lil Corner is where I blog about family and life at http://jessicaslilcorner.blogspot.com

    Have a blessed Tuesday!! :0)

  46. Ellie-A Little of This and a Little of That says:

    Hiya I'm visiting from the UBP'11. Following you now and would love it if you would drop by A Little of This and a Little of That and follow back. I hope you enjoy yourself at the UBP. Have a fab week.

  47. Stopping by to say ‘Hi’ from my 5 Minutes for Mom Ultimate Blog Party 2011 link-up! What a great blog you have and I will be following! Stop by and say ‘Hi’ back! I have blog parties on Tuesday and Wednesday’s that may interest you. Tuesday is Tutorial & Thrifty Treasures Tuesday. Wednesday is What’s Cookin’ Wednesday. I am also looking for guest posts on home décor and crafts if you are interested.

    Extreme Personal Measures

  48. Erica Mueller says:

    So nice to meet you! Thank you for stopping by my FB page and introducing yourself!

    And good luck on the mamavation challenge! Those ladies rock it!

  49. Carolynn says:

    Nice to meet you! http://mylittlebitoflife.com/

  50. Very Blessed Mamma says:

    Hi! Thanks for stopping by from the UBP11. It has been fun "meeting" other bloggers.

  51. Sam @ The Junk House says:

    Thanks for stopping by and following! It's always nice to "meet" other people! I'm following you back :)

  52. Trulie Scrumptious says:

    We LOVE your blog! I'm thrilled to say we are your newest followers and {blog} friends. My sister and I just started a blog and would love it if you came on over and follow our new blog and become our new {trulie-scrumptious} friend!
    mitchandroz.blogspot.com (family blog)

  53. Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend says:

    Loving this party. I have am trying to read as many blogs as I can. I have already found some jewels.
    I would love to read every single one…Everyone has a story.
    Hope you will stop by…I have some extra giveaways that require nothing but a comment…


  54. Sarah Lynne says:

    I am a new follower from UBP!!! Nice to meet you!! Have a great day!!


    P.s. I am holding a giveaway on my blog for a great relaxation kit!!


  55. Thanks for dropping by my blog. Good luck with your mamavation.

  56. shopannies says:

    stopping by from the UBP and now following your blog find me at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

  57. Healthy Heyday says:

    Hi Lena!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog http://www.healthyheyday.com I am now a follower of your blog! :-) Keep up the great work!

  58. MadameDeals says:

    I am now following your from the UBP 2011. I hope you will take the time to like me back. If you could also head to my site and enter to win my contest I would appreciate it !

  59. Hi!
    Stopping by from the party! Thanks for visiting my blog! :)

  60. Hello! I am stopping by from the Ultimate Blog Hop! I am your newest follower! I cannot wait to read more. I hope you will stop by and follow me back :)

  61. Stopping by from UPB11. Great to meet you! There are so many fun blogs to visit! Your blog is great and I can't wait to read more! Following you on GFC, FB, and twitter. Enter for your chance to win the giveaway for Food Should Taste Good happening on my blog right now :)



  62. Just Writing says:

    You're one busy Momma!

    Thanks for visiting my blog, sorry it took me this long to visit back.