Friday, March 13, 2009

My 1st Review & Giveaway- Hushabye Baby Lullaby Gift Set

Before Colton was born, I knew I wanted to have some sort of music for him to listen to in order to calm down, go to sleep, sleep to, and even just have as background noise. I ended up with a couple of different cd's that were instrumental only, however they never were really used much do to them being bland.

Then I came across Hushabye Baby Lullabies and he has been hooked ever since. These are completely different from the norm. There are four different cds that I received, each are instrumental lullaby renditions of songs from well known country music stars. Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline, George Strait and of course, Johnny Cash! In addition to these artists they also have Carrie Underwood, Vince Gill, Dolly Parton and Rascal Flatts.

We've listened to all of the cds and I would have to say Colton mostly enjoys George Strait. He has in fact been listening to it every night since we got them and it does help him get to sleep faster.

The Willie Nelson renditions include the songs 'Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys' and 'On the Road Again'. Colton seems to especially like 'Night Life' with the warm pedal steel and 'boing' noise. My husband recognized the first song ('Mamas, Don't Let ...') from in the other room even!

The Patsy Cline cd is definitely more mellow. It seemed to have a nice calming effect on all of us. A couple of songs included are; 'Crazy', 'Always' and 'Sweet Dreams'.

The George Strait cd is very well done in my opinion as well as my skeptical husband. 'I Cross My Heart' is one song that stands out and is easy recognizable. My son enjoys all of these songs, as stated before. I am thinking of bringing this one in the car even!

Last but not least, Johnny Cash. This iconic singer is well known and Hushabye Baby does an awesome job of rendering the songs into instrumentals. ' Folsom Prison' was well done and quirky in a way. 'I Walk the Line' sadly could have been better it seems, but perhaps that is due to the fact that is a fast song mellowed for a lullabye. Either way, awesome and fun to listen to!

To make it all that much more pleasing, the packaging is super cute with individual animal characters with bios for each cd. Each case also includes a recipe inspired by the musician. And of course, the packaging is 100% recycled. A must for this green world we live in today!

Buy It
You can purchase each cd for $16.98.




WIN IT!!

So, after all of that I am pleased to announce that Hushabye Baby is going to giveaway one gift set which includes 4 cds!! These are as follows:
Lullaby Renditions ofJohnny Cash
Lullaby Renditions of Willie Nelson
Lullaby Renditions of Patsy Cline
Lullaby Renditions of George Strait

Gift Set

To enter, visit Hushabye Baby Lullabies and tell me which animal on the cd covers is your favorite. This is required and must be done before the extra entries count!

EXTRA ENTRIES!
You can do any of these things for an extra entry. Make sure to leave a separate comment for EACH thing you do.


1- Follow my blog. Go over to my right sidebar and click on Follow This Blog! Current followers count too! Leave me a comment letting me know that you do!

2- For an extra entry, Blog about this giveaway and link it back to my blog AND Hushabye Baby Lullabies!

3- Follow me on twitter AND tweet about this giveaway. Please leave me the link in your comment where you "tweeted" about the giveaway. Just following me does NOT count! You MUST "tweet" about this giveaway as well!

Contest ends at 11:59pm EST on March 27th when I will draw a winner at random. PLEASE leave your email address if it is not visible on your profile. I will notify the winner on March 28th and they will have 36 hours to respond before I will choose a new winner!

Contest is open to US ONLY




10 comments:

Dee said...

I hate to be first..first never wins! BUT..I love the cow on vince Gil cd. As you can tell by the header on my blog, I love country music so count us in for this giveaway! And it'll be perfect b/c I'm pregnant with number two! Thanks for the chance! :)

Dee said...

I follow your blog!

andrea v said...

I like the little birdie from patsy cline album. thanks

Lisa said...

I like the puppies of Rascal Flatts.

Eve said...

I love the duck(?) from the dolly parton album LOL, looks like a duck... maybe a goose! LOL

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eve said...

I follow your blog!

J. Leigh Designz said...

I love the Dolly Chicken Heehee!

J. Leigh Designz said...

I am now following too!

J. Leigh Designz said...

I can't find your twitter link??? I have giveaways going on too right now :) Make sure to check them out :)

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