November 2013 - Mama’s Got a New Bag

November 01, 2013

Posted By: Shaunescy

November kicks off the season of holiday entertaining! In the latest edition of the Mama's Got a New Bag blog contest and giveaway we have collected some of the best things to help you do it in style!  This gorgeous Maranda Lee bag is filled with fashion, fun and fitness. The November 2013 Mama's Bag is sponsored by; In Home Fitness, Cupcake Mountain Cupcakery, Chalet Market, and Meridian Boutique.

All you have to do is leave a comment below to enter.

And to increase your odds of winning, leave a little love on our sponsors

Facebook pages and let us know that you did and we count that as an additional entry!

*Be sure to tell them that Montana Parent Magazine told you about them.*

See. . . up to six entries and then we'll draw one random winner on December 1st!

To make it simple, here are the links:

Maranda Lee

In Home Fitness

Cupcake Mountain Cupcakery

Chalet Market

Meridian Boutique

Ok? Got it?

ONE entry if you just leave a comment here. 

UP TO SIX entries total if you go to our sponsors facebook pages

and tell them that they are awesome!

Here you go!

Maranda Lee

Emma Medium


Sometimes our bags become an abyss of stuff, a mish-mash of wrappers, receipts, wallet, glasses, etc.  How much time do we waste digging in our purse for what we need?  Stop the madness!  Maranda Lee bags sport a series of pockets to keep all your items neatly organized and always close at hand!  This Emma medium bag is an ideal purse full of useful pockets include 1 large pocket perfect for your iPad or tablet!  With a large selection of fabrics to choose from, the possibilities for a unique custom bag are endless!  ??Stock up on your Holiday gift giving with gifts for every woman in your life!  Coworkers, bff, aunt, mom, neice, sister...there is truly something for everyone and every budget when items start at just $5!

Go online and start shopping today!

Maranda Lee

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Find designer fabric at great prices

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In Home Fitness

Gift Certificate


At In Home Fitness, we believe people can get a great workout and do not have to use a gym.  Gyms can be used as a tool for training but are not necessary to meet your fitness goals! We use simple equipment, even items that can be found around the house, to create results.  A workout should be fun; you will always leave with a smile!!  All fitness levels are welcome; you don’t have to be ‘in shape’ to work with me!

In Home Fitness’s mission is to empower people to live healthy lives through exercise, nutrition, and rest and relaxation.   My focus for clients is to create balanced programs that include hearth health, muscular, and flexibility to assist you in your health and exercise goals.

Free yoga or weight training classes. Wednesdays at 9 and 10 am.

19 E Garfield Apt. B

Bozeman, Mt 59715


LinkedIn, Myriah Marsh, Exercise Instructor

Cupcake Mountain Cupcakery

One Dozen Cupcakes

$30 Value

We have cupcakes and cake pops for every occasion, including weddings, baby showers, and birthday parties.We offer several other custom cupcakes for all events.

A gift certificate for a dozen cupcakes. Come in and choose the flavors you like!

218 N. 7th Ave Bozeman MT 59718

(406) 577-2787

The Chalet Market

The Old Faithful Gift Box

Value: $ 52.99

The Chalet Market is a deli, gift shop and USDA meat processing plant. We are known throughout the country for our high quality smoked meats and Montana themed gift boxes. We offer elk, buffalo and beef summer sausages, snack sticks and jerky.  You’ll find our products at our deli and gift shop in Belgrade, at our holiday kiosks in the Gallatin Valley Mall and Holiday Village Mall in Great Falls and on our website at .  Our gift boxes make unique gifts and are a great way to share a taste of Montana with your family, friends and business associates.  All of our meats are shelf stable and require no refrigeration.  We ship to all 50 states including APO addresses.  Our award winning products have been a Montana tradition since 1976.

A fabulous gift for your faithful friends and loved ones…a real flavor explosion!  5 oz. each of Beef Mountain Sausage, Beef Salami with Jalapeno Peppers, Buffalo Salami with Beef Added, Chalet Summer Sausage, and Elk Summer Sausage with Beef Added; 8 oz. of Cheddar Cheese; 5 oz. ea. of Huckleberry Jam and Chokecherry Jelly. Physical address 6410 Jackrabbit Lane, Belgrade, MT 59714 (just south of the Belgrade, I-90 interchange.

Phone number 406-388-4687 or 1-800-752-1029

Twitter: ChaletmatketMT

Meridian Ltd.

The SCARF – The Perfect Accessory

Tolani Navajo Scarf


Meridian Ltd. is a contemporary woman's boutique featuring fabulous fashion, a great mix of price points, jewelry, accessories, and footwear.  Meridian Ltd. also offers a variety of services and amenities to assist you with your wardrobe, heighten your style, and help make your life a little bit easier.

Did you know Meridian offers:

  • Before/After hours shopping
  • Shopping by appointment
  • Personal Shopping {Short on Time? Tell us when you will arrive, what you need, and a fitting room full of options will be awaiting you upon your arrival}
  • Private Parties {for you, your friends, your family, bridal parties, or just a night out with the girl’s}
  • Styling Assistance {what to wear with what…}
  • Personal assistance with “what to pack” for a trip, “what to wear” to business meetings, special events & weddings
  • Gift Shopping {personalized notes, gift wrapping & shipping}
  • Complimentary coffee, espresso, water & bubbles
  • iPads {equipped with the latest games for your little ones and big ones}
  • Biscuits & water for your canine companions
  • Curb side pick up // drop off
  • Free local delivery {within the city limits}
  • Gift Cards
  • Complimentary gift wrap

Meridian Ltd: The boutique you can’t wait to visit and once you have arrived, you won’t want to leave.     Disclaimer: Sweats, yoga wear, bathrobes, PJs, ski clothes, running attire and bad hair are all acceptable, welcome, and deemed appropriate. We won’t judge if you won’t.

Meridian Ltd. offers the largest variety of scarves in the area.  Our selection ranges from cashmere to silk to cotton, with prices to fit any budget.  Whether you are looking for a designer piece to accent your wardrobe, a warm stylish piece for the winter weather or a statement piece to accent any outfit, Meridian has something for everyone.

101 E. Main, Suite 6

Bozeman, MT  59715



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1.  Must be 18 to win and some contests may be 21.

2.  Must have valid phone and address and must have completely filled out the contest form.

3.  No purchase necessary.

4.  All winners consent to use their name, photograph and/or likeness for advertising and publicity purposes without notice or compensation.

5. Winners will be notified by phone or email within 30 days of contest drawing.

6.  MAIL - if your prize needs to be mailed to winner, winner pays postage.  Pay Pal is available.

7. All prizes are non-refundable, non-transferable, and not redeemable for cash.  Each winner is for all federal, state and local taxes applicable to the acceptance and use of his/her prize.

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