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Rocktober Baby! (Marketplace) – Naming November

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Whoa, that last post was a bit of a dud!

The winner of the random draw, is posted @ the post as usual. BUT, I’d like to reward those of you who did your homework and either sent me a picture or post one on your site – you all get a pair of FREE BabyLegs! Email me (kim @ mommyknows dot com) and let me know if you want a boy pair or a girl pair … sorry no more choice than that!

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Rocktober Baby! (Marketplace) is going to be a fun month! I am continuing the give-aways with yet another twist –> this month instead of a prize-per-day, there will be a prize-per-post. Some days all you’ll have to do is comment, other days you’ll have to jump through hoops!

Can you believe Rocktober Baby! (Marketplace) is nearly over? Help me name November and give me any contest ideas!


EVERY post in October Rocktober I’m giving away a free prize (maybe more, but at least one). Just like in the past the winners will be randomly drawn and posted here on the site.

The winner(s) will be able to choose one of any of the prizes listed on the flickr set: Rocktober Baby! (Marketplace). Once an item is chosen, it will be removed from flickr and will no longer be available (unless I have two … which I do for some).

All prizes are provided by: in conjuction with

For detailed rules read this: DETAILED RULES

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50 comments… add one

  • Beth October 29, 2007, 6:29 pm

    Narly November-narly is such a great word. As for contests, not sure…I’ll have to think about it.

  • Susy-Q October 29, 2007, 6:47 pm

    I wish I had gotten my husband to dig up those photos in the closet from hell now!!! I should have headed your advice Mommyknows!

    I am not very good at thinking of these things, but all I can think of is “Remember November” because of Remembrance day.

  • glittersmama October 29, 2007, 7:18 pm

    New in November

  • Amanda October 29, 2007, 7:20 pm

    November makes me remember we always called it “Naughty November” as kids – it was our last chance to be naughty before we had to be good in December for Santa!!

  • jw4mkc October 29, 2007, 8:01 pm

    Well, I was trying to think of a Thanksgiving inspired name, but just remembered, thanks to that yall’s Thanksgiving has come and gone – so..hmmmmm

    What about..Sweet November (like the movie) or hmm..well, I am out of ideas.

  • Lisa October 29, 2007, 8:26 pm

    awesome autumn giveaway

  • Happy Geek October 29, 2007, 8:46 pm

    Welcome to Winter Winabration! As for ideas, well I barely know my own name tonight but I’ll be thinking!

  • Angella October 29, 2007, 9:26 pm

    I SUCK at names. Remember November?


  • Jenny M October 29, 2007, 10:08 pm

    Bring it on home ember?

  • Patriot October 29, 2007, 11:12 pm

    New giveaway this week for American made toys! Come on over to check it out – and spread the word!

    Have a fantastic week!!

  • jenB October 30, 2007, 1:46 am

    I couldn’t find my official school photo, but here I am around 2 or 3?

  • jenB October 30, 2007, 1:47 am

    I like Naughty November as well, don’t get crossed off Santa’s list!!


  • Jamie October 30, 2007, 6:56 am

    aw man… i so wish i had have had a scanner and a pic!!!

    even my camera is broken!

  • leslie October 30, 2007, 6:57 am


  • Charlotte October 30, 2007, 7:15 am

    Oh…I’m bad at this kind of stuff…but I love Leslie’s idea…I vote for that (Novembaby)

  • Kait October 30, 2007, 7:23 am

    Gnarly November, TurkeyTacular, hmm November’s hard!

  • jw4mkc October 30, 2007, 8:51 am

    Hey..I hate leaving two comments, but I thought you and some others might like to see what I put up from last weekend – Comment if you check it out, please…

    Oh..just click on my name and it will send you to the link.

  • lace October 30, 2007, 11:47 am

    November Notions

    I knew I should have dug a little deeper for that picture. I went and looked at the picture box but didn’t go any farther than looking to see what was on top.

    contest ideas are hard.

    post favorite fall recipe
    favorite fall activities

  • Jaime Stephens October 30, 2007, 1:23 pm

    Naughty or Nice Giveaway
    How Many Sleeps till Christmas
    November Frenzy
    Beat The Crowds

    For contest ideas:
    I think a scavenger hunt would be awesome. You could post a new clue every week with a list of a couple items for us to find. We email the answers to you and you post who’s got the right answers…then draw at the end of the month of all eligible entries.

    Thanks for the Baby Legs Kim! My daughter had great fun looking through my school book memorabilia when I dug that picture out. She thought it was great looking through my old artwork.

  • Heather October 30, 2007, 6:14 pm

    My idea is that you could call November “November Nouveau” and then highlight some of the new products you’ll be featuring at Baby Marketplace on your blog (you could also highlight some of the really interesting products that you already carry…like the TummyTub).

  • Andrea October 30, 2007, 8:27 pm

    Oh, I’m so bad at thinking of names, but I’ll try a few anyways…

    November Fest, Fallin’ For November, November Novelties…

  • Mefeng October 31, 2007, 12:02 am

    Novembly Fun

  • Michelle October 31, 2007, 8:12 am

    Novel November
    Can either be as in new or could discuss best books we have read – kids or otherwise.
    Other ideas – favorite baby “gadget”, cutest pic of our kids, best pumpkin pic

  • Natalie October 31, 2007, 11:58 am

    I 3rd (or 4th) Remember November. Contests could be stories from the past, some funny, others touching, etc.

    Ex. Favourite grandparent memory/story

  • Marcy October 31, 2007, 3:09 pm

    Novemberlicious sounds yummy to me.

  • Monique October 31, 2007, 8:57 pm



  • Kilikina October 31, 2007, 10:39 pm

    Oh goodness. I’ve missed reading your blog. BUSY.

    November?! Nifty November…or is that too old?! LOL

  • alyson October 31, 2007, 10:51 pm

    A “November to Remember – Baby!” Thats the best I can do. Good luck one and All.

  • Christina E November 1, 2007, 9:48 am

    Nonstop Shopping November!

  • alyson November 1, 2007, 12:17 pm

    got another one how about “Yes”vember as apposed to “NO” vember.

  • Pam November 1, 2007, 1:17 pm

    November Gift-away (like giveaway). I’m at a loss of suggestions.

  • Deanne S. November 1, 2007, 1:32 pm

    Nostalgic November…maybe people could send in short stories about their most memorable Christmas or other occasion from childhood. Pictures would be better (I got the idea from seeing your grade 1 pic.) It’s so nice to look back and share these memories and pics with our kids! Maybe the winner could get one of the toys from your website that are more “back to the basics” types like wooden puzzles or those Peppa dolls. A nice relaxing trip down memory lane this month before everyone’s life turns crazy in December!

  • Tasha November 2, 2007, 11:02 am

    Novermberance? Now we could send in pictures of our kids dressed up for Halloween?

  • blondie November 2, 2007, 7:55 pm

    Hey Mom,
    k you always say I’m creative but not at this type of stuff. But I like “Novembaby” … and “Remember November”. But I was gonna say you need to write more about the kids cause i like to read what troubles there causing now that I’m away…

  • Jenna November 3, 2007, 12:55 pm

    Novemberrific! :)

  • naomi November 3, 2007, 3:17 pm

    uh, naomi in november? it’s my bday today and i finally got a new computer…

    how about “the month before christmas”?

  • heather h November 4, 2007, 3:20 pm

    I like Neat November giveaways!

  • bree November 6, 2007, 1:21 am

    Gosh reading through all the ideas made it even harder to come up with something orginal…so I am going to vote for someone elses- Remember November, or Novembaby! I am bummed I didnt bug my mom to scan my school picture! I dont have one of me from 1st grade. :( I could have shown you some chubby goodness when I was about 6 mo..haha I was HUGE! :)

  • Amy November 6, 2007, 7:30 pm

    What an awesome fall giveaway! Pity I missed it but it was still a great one! Maybe next time eh? :)

  • bree November 9, 2007, 1:57 am

    ok how about Mid-November Giveaway (since its just about mid november.. hehehe) No-Name November, Fallapolooza, Turkeyrama, Fallin’ For Fall, Countdown to Christmas!, National Prematurity Awareness November(close to my heart.. :)) humm ok I am going to bed now ;) Good luck deciding! there are so many to choose from!

  • Alexia November 9, 2007, 10:03 am

    Where ya at? Everything okay? Haven’t seen a blog from you in awhile!

    IF you have the time…I tagged you to do a meme:

  • katie bowen November 9, 2007, 4:15 pm

    Nocturnal November…good for us moms who don’t get any sleep!!!


  • Amanda November 9, 2007, 6:04 pm

    It really isn’t like you to be gone for this long. Hopefully it isn’t another crazy customer again!

  • Michelle November 10, 2007, 1:33 am

    Thought of another one “Nameless in November”

    Hope all is well. Got my babylegs. Thanks!

  • Deb November 11, 2007, 4:19 pm

    how ’bout
    November’s Almost Over…

  • jw4mkc November 13, 2007, 4:34 pm

    Hey .. how about “Nowhere to be seen/heard in November” – Where are you?? Hope yall are okay.

  • bree November 14, 2007, 1:16 am

    forget the naming november contest..I am starting to worry about you! Hope everything is ok! thinking of ya!

  • Jenny M November 14, 2007, 1:05 pm

    How bout Novemom Knows;)

  • Jaime Stephens November 14, 2007, 2:00 pm

    Kim where are you? Its not like you to disappear for so long! Hope all is well.

  • Susy-Q November 14, 2007, 5:28 pm

    Hmmm….suspicious comment above…(#49)

    Hope your absence is due to you being busy and not something else…

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