Giveaway/Contests

A Gift For Mom – May 2009

COMMENTS CLOSED! Thank you to everyone who visited and commented!!

I did something a little different this time – I went through all of the comments and lumped them into four different categories to insure that the winners would receive what they really wanted. So …

THE WINNERS ARE:

The Chicken Soup Winner:
chicken-soup

The Twilight Winner:
twilight

Marley & Me Winner:
marley

The Lotion Basket:
basket

Check your email box – I’ll be notifying each of you shortly!

Congratulations!!


This round of Thank You Awards is a special edition to honor all the moms out there. Being a mom is a tough and sometimes thankless job and it’s time we reminded society that being a mom is one of the most important jobs out there.

For truly, what job is more important than shaping our future?

I would like to offer the following giveaways (and for the sake of honest disclosure, I’d like to point out that I’ve purchased all of these giveaways – I do not accept paid sponsorships, ever. This is my small way of giving back to a community that I care about).

1. Bath and Body Works lotion basket – this includes: basket, Shower Gel, Body Lotion and Fragrance Mist, 3 oz. each, and a gauze sponge. Winner’s choice of the following fragrances: Enchanted Orchid, Sea Island Cotton, Japanese Cherry Blossom, Sweet Pea, Warm Vanilla Sugar.

2. Marley & Me – paperback book.

3. Twilight – paperback book.

4. Chicken Soup for the Soul. Winners’ choice from one of the following: Mother, Mother / Daughter, Mother / Son, Special Needs Child.

Here’s all you have to do to win:

1. Leave a comment and tell me what prize you would like to win – this counts as one ticket. (One comment per day, please).

2. Subscribe to my feed, receive another ticket. (Please leave separate comment if subscribed).

3. Follow me on Twitter, receive another ticket. (Please leave separate comment if following).


I will draw four winners at 11:00 a.m. CST, May 11th.

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323 thoughts on “A Gift For Mom – May 2009”

  1. You are so super generous! It’s so nice that you are hosting such a fantastic giveaway for us Mommies out there! I’d love to win the Bath and Body Works lotion basket since I can use some alone “me” time to pamper myself a little! I adore the products from Bath and Body Works, they always smell so beautiful! Thanks for the chance to enter.

  2. I would love the Bath and Body Works lotion basket . It has everything to make a woman feel sexy.

  3. Please enter me into the contest for the Bath and Body Works lotion basket. Thanks!

  4. You can never have enough Bath and Body it all smells so good and works really good on your sking. Thanks for a chance to win a basket awesome prize.

  5. Back for my last daily entry! πŸ™‚
    I would love to win the Bath and Body Works lotion basket!

  6. I would like to win the Bath and Body Works Lotion Basket!
    It looks wonderful! Thanks for the chance!

  7. Well I’d like the gift basket in enchanted orchid — but….I’d also like the Marley and Me book if the basket has already been won.

  8. I would love to win the Bath and Body Works basket in Sweet Pea. The others are great prizes but I have actually read all those books. (I love to read and they are all excellent books)

  9. I would dearly love the Bath and Body Works lotion basket. i use huge quanities of that stuff

  10. I would really like a copy of Marley and Me or Chicken Soup for the Soul mothers & Daughters.

  11. I’d love the ‘Bath & Body Works lotion basket’!

    Count me in, please!

    Thanks and good luck to all!

  12. I would like to have the gift basket to give to my mom. She never buys these kinds of things for herself.

  13. I would love to win the Bath and Body Works lotion basket – this includes: basket, Shower Gel, Body Lotion and Fragrance Mist, 3 oz. each, and a gauze sponge. Winner’s choice of the following fragrances: Enchanted Orchid, Sea Island Cotton, Japanese Cherry Blossom, Sweet Pea, Warm Vanilla Sugar.

  14. Giftbasket please! I love the lotions and everything and its put together in such a beautiful basket. I would just love to win this.

  15. I would choose the bath and body works gift basket, as I have Marley and Me and twilight (both great books).

    Happy Mothers Day.

  16. I would love theChicken Soup for the Soul -Special needs child.

    mercsmercado @yahoo dot com

  17. I think I’d like winning Twilight the most. I’m an avid reader but haven’t read that series yet, so I’m curious to see if it’s as good as everybody says it is.

  18. I would like either the gift basket or the Marley & Me book. I missed seeing the movie. I have read all the Twilight series books several times and love them.

  19. I would pick the gift basket or the twilight book. I’ve been wanting to read the twilight book.

  20. I’m sure the majority of responses will select the Bath and Body Works lotion basket and to be honest I’d like to win it myself. But this is about a ‘gift for mom’ and I sincerely believe that she would much rather enjoy something that will leave a lasting impression, such as a copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Like Mother, Like Daughter. πŸ™‚

  21. I would love to win the Bath and Bodyworks lotion basket in Sea Island Cotton. That is my moms favorite scent from there. I would love to surprise her with a great just because I love you gift. Because she does so much for me!

  22. I would love to win the gift basket- I love bath products!
    It’s one of the ways I like to pamper myself.

  23. B&BW Gift basket would Be GREAT!! Thanks! I’ll always settle for something else though too!! They’re all great prizes!

  24. I would absolutely love to win the bath and body basket; it’s adorable and I would so enjoy all the products. πŸ™‚

  25. I would choose the Bath and Body Works basket. I rarely splurge and this would be nice.

  26. I’d love the ‘Bath & Body Works lotion basket’!

    Please, include me in your giveaway drawing!

    Thanks and good luck to all!

  27. Back for another daily entry! I would love to win the Bath and Body Works lotion basket!

  28. I’d love to win the ‘Bath & Body Works Lotion Basket’!

    Please, include me in your giveaway drawing!

    Thanks and good luck to all!

  29. i would love to win the 1. Bath and Body Works lotion basket nothing like a little pampering

  30. I’d like the Twilight book! I look forward to reading the whole series while I’m on maternity leave in the fall πŸ™‚

  31. I would love to win the bath and body works lotions basket. I don’t pamper myself, and it would be a special treat to have some luxury to use, when I need a lift.

  32. I’d love to win the Bath and Body Works Gift basket! My second fave would be Marley and Me πŸ™‚

  33. I would like to give the bath and body works basket. Thanks for the contest…

    sweeps4us(at)gmail(dot)com

  34. I would like the Marley & Me book to replace the ones that others “borrowed” from me.

  35. Back for my daily entry! I would love to win the Bath and Body Works lotion basket! πŸ™‚

  36. I’d love to win the ‘Bath and Body Works Lotion Basket’!

    Thanks for the ‘great’ giveaway offering!

    Please, include me in your drawing!

    Thanks again and good luck to all!

  37. would love 2 win the bath and body giveaway! bath and body is my favorite!! thanks so much

  38. I would love any of the prizes.

    I have read Twilight series and loved it, also read The Host and like it.

  39. Either the bath and body works basket or the Marley and Me book. (I have not had a good cry in a while).

  40. I’d love the Bath and Body Works lotion basket. A great pampering gift for Mother’s Day!!

    Thanks for the opportunity!

  41. I would choose the bath and body works set. My mom and I love that store and there products.

  42. I’d love to win the Marley & Me – paperback book.
    Thanks a lot for this great giveaway!

  43. I would love any of these items, but would especially get more use out of the bath and body works. Thanks.

  44. I would love to win the Marley & Me book to replace the ones I have given out to others!

  45. I just subscribed via email! (gift basket)

    Oh, and I just read the 50 things about you. Your accidents are scary! I’m going to be thinking about the falling out of the car one next time I’m driving, haha.

  46. I would like to win the Bath & Body Works lotion basket, please! Thank you so much for this giveaway!

  47. I WOULD LOVE THE BATH AND BODY WORKS GIFT BASKET…THIS A A NICE LITTLE BASKET FOR ANY MOM

  48. MY wife needs the gift basket, my wife deserves the gift basket, my wife MUST have the gift basket!!!

  49. I would like the Bath and Body Works lotion basket and I’d like to try the warm vanilla scent. Sounds wonderful to me.

  50. I would love the Bath & Body Works gift basket. This is one of my favorite stores! Thanks for the giveaway!

  51. They’re all very nice, but I’m a B&BW addict, so my first choice would be the basket. Chicken Soup for Special Needs would be my second choice!

  52. I would love a chance to win the Bath and Body Works lotion basket in Sweet Pea. Thank you.

  53. I’d like to win the Bath & Body Works Set in Enchanted Orchid. Mmmm, my favoriute scent! I would share this with my mother.

  54. Bath and Body Works lotion basket is my choice if I win.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  55. I would love the Marley & Me book-I keep getting this and giving it away to others because I think it is so good so I would like one for me now……..

  56. Id like the Chicken soup books, they are awesome and I love that type of story so much!

  57. I am now following you on twitter! Yay, looking forward to your tweets. My username is joannaonthelake

  58. Hi Karen! First I want to say thank you for thinking of us Mom’s out here! You are right on the mark when you say being a Mom is one of the hardest jobs, and with 3 young children like I have they keep me running! Thank you so much for your generosity with this giveaway ~ I’d love the Bath and Body Works lotion basket, I admit I’m a girlie girl who loves to enjoy nice products to pamper myself with, when I get some “me” time!

  59. I’d love to win the BBW Gift Basket in Japanese Cherry Blossom for my beloved daughter!

  60. I’d like to receive the Bath and Body Works Lotion Basket and Sea Island Cotton would be my fragrance of choice! Thanks for this giveaway.

  61. I’ld love to win the ‘Bath & Body Works Lotion Basket’!

    Thanks for the ‘great’ giveaway offering!

    Please, include me in your drawing!

    Thanks again and good luck to all!

  62. Bath & Body Works basket. I have a daughter Karen – we always “gift” each other Bath & Body products at Holidays because we both love them. We already have the Marley book (both of us) and have cried and laughed through it. All of these are great gifts , though. Happy to win any of them.

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