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The 2008 B5media Breast Cancer Blitz

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The 2008 b5media Breast Cancer Blitz alloy default image jpgAll around the b5media network you’ll find posts relating to National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Take a look at the ways b5media bloggers are working to raise awareness about this disease, the benefit of its early detection, the companies and programs that are raising money for breast cancer related charities … it’s downright pink around here!

  • Arieanna Schweber at the blog Cookie Gadgets: Your kitchen on steroids posted a variety of Breast Cancer Awareness Cooking Gadgets on her site
  • Angela White jotted down A Few notes for Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Breastfeeding 1-2-3: Breastfeeding information, support and news
  • Tracey Thompson wrote a post called Cook for the Cure: Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Foodie Obsessed (you guessed it, she’s obsessed with food)
  • Dexie Wharton at Style it Less: Look Stylish, and Spend Less Money featured the “I Wear Pink For (enter name here)” Tees, under $30 on her site
  • Dexie Wharton highlighted a Real Men Wear Pink Tee on her blog She Knows Best: Lifestyle Tips for Guys
  • Kelly Turner at Grounded Fitness (fitness, yoga and pilates) wrote a post asking, Have You Saved A Boobie Today?
  • Grace Ibay at Genetics and Health  shared a few posts you should know about:
    • Should kids be tested for the cancer gene?
    • What about a breast cancer vaccine?
    • Dedicated cancer centers trigger rising health costs
  • Shane at The Tokyo Traveler has some gorgeous photos on his site, showing how Tokyo is Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
  • Peggy Rowland at Junk Creation has written a post encouraging readers to upload a pink craft to CraftStylish because they’ll donate $1 to Susan G Komen for the Cure for each project submitted.
  • Marye Audet at Baking Delights is once again hosting her “boobie bake off” — to enter you just have to bake something PINK before the 15th (and follow the rules on her blog)! I posted about this bake off once already, and you can watch for a subsequent post on the main Pink Ribbon Review site because I plan to enter this one myself.
  • Kristin King at Biz Chicks Rule interviewed a breast cancer survivor and product inventor who just launched a new product line for breast cancer awareness and is donating 10% of proceeds to research for a cure. Read all about ‘grill charms’ on her post, Breast Cancer Survivor Creates Grilling Accessory That Raises Awareness — and Money!
  • Alicia Sparks at Mental Health Notes has written a post on Finding Resources and Support at the Advanced Breast Cancer Community.
  • Sasha Manuel at BeautyBentoBox has written two posts you should know about:
    • Body Wash for a Cause
    • Shiseido Supports Cancer and Careers
  • Sasha also included a pink post on Tops2Bottoms: Accessorize in Pink this October.
  • Chloe Findlay-Harder has three different pink ribbon posts up at her blogs this month:
    • Read about how fabric stores are supporting breast cancer research with great fabrics at Tangled Thread.
      – so you can show your pink ribbons in clothes, crafts or quilts.
    • See how one October is using a pink exotic leather, salmon (yes, the same kind as smoked salmon!) – to make their pretty & pink Amy bracelet at Her Accessories (60% of the sales from the bracelet will go to support breast cancer research in October).
    • Learn how Fontini Jewelry Designs has created a feminine pink garnet necklace – and they’re donating 50%of the proceeds from it during October — at Gleaming Things.
  • Eliza at Babylune wrote a few posts worth mentioning here as well:
    • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    • Build-a-Bear Donates to Breast Cancer Education
    • Karen Neuberger Review & Giveaway

Of course, for more pink ribbon blitz, you can always revisit some of this month’s posts right here at the Pink Ribbon Review. Giveaway posts aside, you might want to re-read: