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CONTESTS & SWEEPSTAKES
- As temperatures rise, homeowners are ready to get back to their patios and outdoor living spaces. But are those spaces ready for them? The wear and tear from a long winter can prove tough on a deck or patio leaving many ready for an upgrade.
Fortunately, this spring homeowners have the chance to receive that upgrade with the Kmart, “Deck Out Your Deck, Dream Patio Sweepstakes.”
This isn’t just a few new chairs either. By answering the question, “Why do you deserve the perfect patio makeover,” Kmart’s fans can enter to win a complete patio makeover with professional designer Theresa Strickland valued at $5,000.
Entering the contest is easy. All entrants need to do is complete a short 200 word essay on “Why you deserve a perfect patio makeover” before heading over to kmart.com/winapatio to submit it and answer a few questions.
- Epson announced the Great American Movie Night – a campaign to bring friends and family together to watch their favorite movies projected on the big screen in the great outdoors.
As part of Great American Movie Night, Epson is offering a Projector-A-Day Giveaway from May 17–23 where consumers can win an Epson MovieMate 60 to host their own movie night. And, after hosting a fun-filled event, consumers can return to the Web site to share their stories and photos, and submit a photo of the event to enter the Makeover Your Backyard Sweepstakes – $2,500 towards a backyard theater makeover.
Visit the Great American Movie Night Web site for tips on hosting an outdoor movie party and movie party themes and kits complete with film suggestions, snack recipes, music playlists, and downloadable invitation templates.
- A Wrestling Addicted Mommy – Delta Faucet of Choice (up to $300) (5/1 US Only)
- Rockin’ Mama -“Secrets of The Mountain” DVD and the soundtrack (4/30)
- A Wrestling Addicted Mommy – $50 Gift Certificate to LikeWear (5/4 US Only)
- Mom Knows It All – $100 Men’s Wearhouse Gift Card (4/30)
- From Val’s Kitchen – Hershey’s S’mores Prize Pack (4/30)
- Melinda Joy – Box of Rosa’s Fudge (5/19)
- Here And There – Lysol No Toych Hand Soap System (4/30)
- Sassy Frazz – Energizer Weather Preparedness Tool Kit (4/30)
- Everything Up Close – A $50 Cara Restaurant gift card OR a $50 Home Hardware gift card (4/27 Canada Only)
- Melinda Joy – Teleflora Bouquet giveaway (5/6)
- A Wrestling Addicted Mommy – 100 Color Printed Brochures from Uprinting (4/28 US Only)
- Marine Corps Nomads – Tropical Traditions Organic Palm Shortening (4/30)
- From Val’s Kitchen – Souplantation & Sweet Tomatoes Dining Passes (5/4)
- Melinda Joy – Quizno’s Gift Card (5/15 US Only)
- Marine Corps Nomads – Dr. Lucy’s Gluten Free Cookies (4/30)
- Glimpse – $25.00 to Lavish & Lime (5/6)
- Simply Stacie– MENYKA clothing Giveaway (4/30 US Only)
- Everything Up Close – A Vedetta classic girdle or a Vedetta classic latex girdle (4/27 US & Canada)
- Homegrown Families – 1 Cuddly Wrap, 1 organic blanket, and 1 pack of 4 organic burp cloths from Peapod Creations (5/14)
- Glimpse – Sweet Pea Cloth Diaper (5/7)
- Riding With No Hands – Safety 1st onBoard 35 infant car seat (5/3 US Only)
Just For Kids
- Praying for Parker – Deluxe Standing Melissa and Doug Art Easel AND the Art Supplies to go with it (5/10 US Only)
- Rockin’ Mama – Earth Day prize package from the Disney Store (4/29)
- Sassy Frazz – KidsCraft Playhouse (4/27)
- Sassy Frazz – National Geographic little kids magazine subscription (4/27)
- Glimpse – Green Toys Tea Set (5/5)
- Muse Reviews – Avalanche Fruit Stand game (4/27 US Only)
Books For Grown-Ups
- Quiverfull Family – Texas Roads by Cathy Bryant (5/2 US Only)
- CPA Mom – The Mapping of Love and Death (4/30)
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