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Kajeet Giveaway! The kids cell phone that parents love. {Contest CLOSED}

***UPDATE 3/4/09****
This contest is now closed. The winners are:

The three participating blogs eached picked a winner using Then I took those three names and used the List Randomizer from Random. org to come up with the grand prize winner and runners up.

The Grand Prize winner of the Samsung M300 Kajeet Phone goes to....

@auntiethesis from

The runners up and winners of the Kajeet prize packs are....

@minnemom from
Maybe Mama from


Thanks for participating and don't forget, if you didn't win you can still get 15% off the cost of a Kajeet phone by using
promo code: JANINE when you visit!
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Lord knows when the Twofer hit their tween years they will want a cell phone, and frankly, I'm not completely opposed to it. The world can be big and scary and a little crazy, and as a responsible parent with a tendency to be a little neurotic, I'm thinking a cell phone offers some security.

Which is why I'm so happy to have already found Kajeet!

When I first read about Kajeet and explored the website I was really impressed with the level of parental control, and the flexibility of the program. Here's what I liked:


With Kajeet no contract is needed and you can pay-as-you go for $.10 a minute.
But for less than $5 a month you can have 10 minutes of call/text time and if you go over, it's just $.10 a minute as opposed to $.32 a minute most "family plans" charge for overages. See the comparison:

Compare Kajeet's Basic Plan ($4.99/month) to most Family Plans

Parental Controls

Parental controls mean that you can work wi
th your tween/teen to manage when the phone is used (Time Manager), decide what numbers and texts to allow (Contact Manager), and even decide who pays for which phone calls. So calls to Grandma can come out of the parent wallet encouraging more calls to Grandma!
The GPS Phone Locator allows you to find the phone at any time. And all of these controls are easy to manage online.


You can enter to win a Samsung M300 Kajeet phone that will come with a $5.00 credit!

This phone does everything kids want it to do (text, photos, games, etc.) and the Kajeet service has everything you as a parent will love.

What's more, I have 2 Kajeet Gift Sets that will go to two runners up!

Here's how to enter:
Choose 1 of these or do all 4 for 4 chances to win!
1. Leave a comment with your favorite Kajeet feature.
2. Subscribe to this blog (click on the RSS button for posts just above the Kajeet image in the right column)
3. Email this contest to 5 of your friends and cc me: scarytwins at yahoo dot com
4. Tweet about this giveaway on Twitter (and leave comment here with link)

**Special Note***
For another view of Kajeet visit my new blog friend Toni's blog, The Happy Housewife, on Thursday (2/26) where you can double your chances of winning and then stop by MommaDJane's Blog on Saturday (2/28) where you can enter AGAIN!

Contest ends Tuesday, March 3rd at 11:59pm. Winners will be chosen by and announced Wednesday, March 4th.

If you don't win the free phone, you can still get 15% off the cost of a Kajeet phone by using this special code at checkout: JN0005

Good luck, and happy phone shopping!

Reader Comments (48)

i subscribe via my yahoo:) thanks!

February 27, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterchristin

I love the GPS feature. It is such an wonderful safety feature!

February 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMaybeMama

I am following in a reader

February 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMaybeMama
February 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMaybeMama

The GPS feature is by far the most attractive!

February 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa, Multi-Tasking Mama

My 7 year old has been buggin for a cell phone...this would be a perfect start for her.

February 27, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJo

I like the fact that you can subscribe to a plan or have the option for a pay as you go plan.

February 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterKaty

I love that you can control when and who they can call. I need this for my son!

Pricousins at aol dot com

February 28, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterangie

Here's the link to my tweet:

Pricousins at aol dot com

February 28, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterangie

I like the GPS and 10 cents per minute, also saw a cute pink phone I want!


March 1, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBrandyEllen

After reading about the Parental controls, I think that's my favorite feature.

March 1, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterPink {Aloha Monkey}

I'm now subscribed :)

March 1, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterPink {Aloha Monkey}

I subscribed.

March 1, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDonna

I like that you don't have to have a long term subscription.

March 1, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDonna

I love the idea of the parental controls on the phone. I think it is important to establish parameters with the phone.


March 1, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMom on the Run

I love that it has the parental control.My cousin would love this she wants a phone but her mom is worried about who she will call. I'm glad that the parentl control will also let you set it to where you can only text so many times in a given period.

March 2, 2009 | Unregistered Commentergiggling kids

I have tweeter your link, :)

March 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBabette

I love the GPS on the phone for the kids safty

March 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBabette

OK sent out emails but could not find the way to sign up for your link so I got 3 out of 4 not bad, wish me luck.

March 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBabette

I like the contact manager control feature to monitor who is calling/texting with your child.

March 3, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLaura S.

I like that there's no contract and I can add or subtract time according to her behavior. My 12 year old has been dying for a cell phone but I don't want to give her free reign with a regular cell phone until I see how she behaves with one (especially since I found my digital camera on her floor after she borrowed it).

shel704 at aol dot com

March 3, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterShel

Subscribed via google reader

shel704 at aol dot com

March 3, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterShel
March 3, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterShel

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