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Winners of the Cyber Monday giveaways

Whoops, sorry for not getting this posted last night. In my defense, I have a really good excuse. I, uh, fell asleep. (Hey, I’m old, and my oldest came home for Thanksgiving with some lovely gifts for us from her dorm in the form of a nasty cold. Kids! They’re the best!)

Anyway, yesterday’s chances to win offered up a trio of goodies, and the winners have been generated by my contest-picker. Without further ado, here we go: The winner of the Gnoments set is commenter 84, Margaret. The winner of the Scribble n’ Play Boogie Board is commenter 78, Kristen. And the winner of the Nomad Android Key is commenter 63, Mindy. (I have no idea why those numbers are all clustered so closely together, but randomness is random in weird ways, sometimes.) Congratulations, winners! Look for an email from me, and I’ll get those fun prizes shipped out to you ASAP.

Many thanks to all who played, and special thanks to Gnoments and their helper elves at Allettare PR, Boogie Board and their helper elves at Max Borges Agency, and the nice folks at Nomad for all of the prize donations. When companies are generous like this, I hope folks take notice and patronize them accordingly.

That’s it for this year’s Big Prize Week, Extended Dance Remix. We’ll keep on chugging way to find the best deals before the holidays, though, so I hope you’ll stick around.

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Cyber Monday Giveaways: Gnoments, Scribble n’ Play, Nomad Key

This contest post will stay at the top of the page from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Eastern on Monday, November 28th, 2016. Read on to find out about today’s prizes and enter to win! (more…)

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Black Friday Big Prize Week Winner (Amazon)

Did you have fun today? Did you find everything you needed online?

[Funny story before I get to the winner: I was up at around 4:30 today, busy scouting the deals, and by the time my oldest came downstairs it was nearly lunchtime. When I half-jokingly gave her a hard time about all I’d already accomplished today, she told me that a friend had started texting her at 3:30 this morning about some deals she found at her local mall. My kiddo stayed in bed, went online to find the deal her friend wanted her to know about, and did her shopping before she even got up. Apple, tree, etc.]

Anyway! It was a long day, but I had a lot of fun. I hope you all did, too. And hey, over 400 of you threw your hats in the ring for today’s Amazon gift card giveaway, too. I promise, if I ever win the lottery, I’ll give ’em out to everyone. Today I just have the one, and the random number picker—I swear I’m not making this up—selected commenter 111, Tracey Sanders. Congratulations, Tracey—please check your email! I’m going to be sending you a gift card and you totally have my permission to not tell anyone in your family that you got it. It’ll just be between you, me, and the rest of the Internet.

Thanks so much to everyone who played along and shopped with me this week. You’re all the reason I keep doing this. And even though this is the last day of Big Prize Week, I did hold onto a few items for Cyber Monday, so make sure to check back for that, too. One more set of giveaways before the real holiday crunch settles in, okay? Okay. Have a great weekend, everyone!

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2016 Big Prize Week Black Friday: $250 Amazon Gift Card

This contest post will stay at the top of the page from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Eastern on Friday, November 25th, 2016. Read on to find out about today’s prize and enter to win! (more…)

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Day 4 Big Prize Week Winner (Udoo Planet)

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I’m still full, and we ate… oh… about seven hours ago.

Now on to the non-food stuff: First, we need to have the winner of today’s giveaway, because those Udoo Planet hats aren’t going to wear themselves. The random number picker has selected commenter 16, Sarah. Congratulations, Sarah—please check your email!

Big thanks to all who played, and special thanks to the generous folks at Udoo Planet and their helper elves at Orca PR for the prize donation.

If you didn’t win today (or if you missed the giveaway altogether, because you were busy eating pie) (no judgment!), don’t fret. Bear in mind that not only is tomorrow Black Friday—meaning we’ll have plenty of deals to scope out online all day long—I’ll have the biggest giveaway of the week. (If you’re curious, a tiny bit of digging in my archives should be sufficient to figure out what’s coming.)

So: I’ll be here bright and early in the morning. Actually, I’ll be here dark and early in the morning, well before dawn. I’ll have a lot of coffee and probably a bowl of stuffing and a big prize and a whole lotta deals. You in? See you tomorrow!

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2016 Big Prize Week Day 4: Udoo Planet Hats

This contest post will stay at the top of the page from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, November 24th, 2016. Read on to find out about today’s prize and enter to win! (more…)

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Day 3 Big Prize Week Winner (Collage.com)

Are you ready for Thanksgiving? I’ve been cooking all day. My house smells amazing.

But that’s not why you’re here. You’re here to see who won today’s giveaway to make a custom photo blanket. I happen to have that information, too, because I finished making a giant mess in the kitchen just in time to pull the winner.

According to my random-number-grabber, our winner today is commenter 22, Cindy. Congratulations, Cindy—please check your email! I’ll be sending you a code for your very own custom photo sherpa throw.

(If you want a blanket—or something else—but didn’t win today, go check out their Black Friday deals, because they’re offering huge savings right now.)

Thanks to all who played, and special thanks to the generosity of the folks at Collage.com for providing both the prize and also the product I mentioned earlier which I may or may not have received and completely adore but cannot reveal until after Christmas. Ahem.

Don’t forget to take a quick break from family and food tomorrow to check in for another chance to win!

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2016 Big Prize Week Day 3: Collage.com Photo Blanket

This contest post will stay at the top of the page from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016. Read on to find out about today’s prize and enter to win! (more…)

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Day 2 Big Prize Week Winner (Etched Reflections)

Good evening! I’m about to go pay some attention to my family, but first I have the winner of today’s contest to win a custom-etched pendant from Stamp the Moment.

My handy-dandy plugin (I use And The Winner Is…, partly because it makes my life easier and partly because the name always makes me laugh) has picked, and it picked commenter 53, Gwen. Congratulations, Gwen—please check your inbox for an email from me!

Thanks to everyone who played today, and special thanks to the generous folks at StamptheMoment.com for providing the prize. (Note that if you didn’t win but want to get your own pendant or something else, they are currently running a whole boatload of special offers to make your purchase more affordable.)

Didn’t win today? Come on back tomorrow for another chance to win something fabulous. We’re not even halfway through my stash of goodies, yet.

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2016 Big Prize Week Day 2: Stamp the Moment Etched Reflections

This contest post will stay at the top of the page from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Eastern on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016. Read on to find out about today’s prize and enter to win! (more…)

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