One of the reasons I love living in Pittsburgh is because it is such a family oriented city. In Pittsburgh fashion the Lawrenceville neighborhood is celebrating moms during Mother’s Day Weekend (May 6th – May 8th) with two great giveaways.  If you know anything about the ‘Burgh you know that over the last few years Lawrenceville has blossomed into quite the business district.  From designer couches, to organic candles, well-made shoes and cigars, you can find it all on Butler Street.  The Lawrenceville Corporation is uniting and inviting moms to peruse its many neighborhood businesses this Mother’s Day weekend.  They have even crafted a special space on their website in honor of moms (  Fifty-one businesses are highlighted there, each with their own personal take on how to celebrate mom on her special day.

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So, on to the giveaways.  Brown Mamas will be hosting two great giveaways with a heck of a lot of prizes from the Butler Street businesses.  (6 prizes to be exact – 3 for each mom).  Here are the winnings. Keep scrolling to the bottom to enter the giveaways.  Each one has three prizes.

[big_title]Pinot’s Palette[/big_title]

Pinot’s Pallette offers sip and paint classes and one of our giveaway winners will receive a Pinot’s Palette Wine Glass, Pinot’s Palette Gift Card, Pinot’s Palette Paintbrush Pen.

[big_title]Crystal Bead Bazaar[/big_title]

Crystal Bead Bazaar is a bead store on Butler Street.  They have donated a pair of earrings for one mama.


It’s summer and everybody knows summer and hot dogs go hand-in-hand.  A gift card for Franktuary will be included in one giveaway.

[big_title]Von Walter & Funk[/big_title]

I dare you to visit their website and not be amazed by the variety of products this Butler Street business has.  From candles, tableware, garden tools and hand soap, Von Walter & Funk has a little bit of everything.  They will be using their plethora of products to create a gift basket for one lovely mama.

[big_title]T’s Upholstery Studio[/big_title]

Are you at that stage where you are addicted to updating your home.  I am.  T’s Upholstery has one of the finest selections of fabric in the city and will be inspiring moms to make their homes beautiful with a designer decorating book.

[big_title]City Grows[/big_title]

City Grows is Lawrenceville’s local gardening shop.  They’ll be giving away a tote to help you carry all of those flowers you will be so deserving of this Mother’s Day.

So, let’s go!  Enter Here! May the odds be in your favor.

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Cynthia Mendoza

Hello. Welcome to a blog for Black moms looking to thrive while raising kids in this hectic world and the headquarters for Pittsburgh Brown Mamas, a Pittsburgh support group for Black moms. Here I write about raising my three boys, living in and loving Pittsburgh, dating my husband, gardening and all kinds of other stuff. Thanks for visiting. Stay long & come often!

2 thoughts on “Lawrenceville Celebrates Moms with TWO GIVEAWAYS!”

Muffy Mendoza . April 28, 2016 at 12:06 pm

No problem. Thank you!

Gwenda Barath . April 28, 2016 at 9:27 am

Thanks so much for this post and for all of the positive things you do! Love it!

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