Links Roundup – 2009.06.05


Reminder: Wednesday, June 10th is the last day to enter the Teleflora flowers giveaway for Father’s Day.

If you got about $100 to spend, a cool lightsaber would make an excellent Father’s Day present for a geek dad. The (Yoda [$79.98], Darth Vader [$99.03], Luke Skywalker [$139.99], Anakin [$99.99]) lightsabers are expensive because they use motion sensors to trigger the awesome Star Wars sound effects.

Carbon Fiber Gear is giving away two pens for Father’s Day. To enter, write a comment on their blog about why you love carbon fiber pens.

You can download a free copy of the Battle for Terra activity book. The pdf file is filled with photos, word searches, how to make a terrarium, recipes, and other activities for kids and families. The Battle for Terra movie was released last month.

The Fresh Air Fund is an independent, not-for-profit agency that has provided free summer vacations to more than 1.7 million New York City children from low-income communities since 1877. Any donation made by June 30th to The Fresh Air Fund will be matched dollar for dollar by a generous group of donors.

The It’s Up 2 U website is challenging families to take part in a nationwide effort to make healthy changes at home and in schools. They want to increase awareness and encourage families to join the act against child obesity.

[me] & goji is a custom cereal and granola company. Customers can design their own cereal online from over 50 natural and organic ingredients. As users select the ingredients, the nutritional values are updated in real time. The customized cereal is shipped directly in a sleek cereal capsule.

Wishpot is a social shopping site that lets people create wish lists by adding items found from not just one but from any site on the web (domestic or international). The list can then be sent to family and friends for special occasions like Father’s Day, birthdays, etc.


8 thoughts on “Links Roundup – 2009.06.05

  1. Do you know how many Light Sabers Roo has here? Four!!! And he still wants more. Just how many Light Sabers can a three year old have?
    Now he’s on to Ben 10. He has one watch (Omnitrex) and wants another one so he can really turn into all the Super Cool Alien Dudes.

    Read peepnroosmom´s recent blog post..Breaking the Silence.

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