Friday, May 4, 2012

Hallmark Giveaway

My friend, Allison, scored me an invitation to Hallmark's Moments and Milestone's tour. Isn't it great when someone lets you ride their coattails? Yeah, she's kind like that!

Hallmark treated us to breakfast at the Mansion at Judge's Hill and gave us a little insight to their amazing world of creating.

I chuckled to myself when we walked in and this is what was waiting for us on our tables...
Ummm, have you ever seen a Hallmark commercial and/or movie that didn't require a box of tissues? Let's just say, the nice people at Hallmark are well aware of this fact!

Before the event, they asked us to send in thoughts on motherhood. They created this sweet little video to show us how they work their magic and turn simple sayings into Hallmark goodness.



Would it be totally wrong for me to claim I'm a Hallmark contributor now? I mean, they used my quote...I've got leverage, right? So kidding...please don't sue me Hallmark!

They shared a few writing exercises with us and even let us try our hands at it. Can you say intimidating?

So here's how it went down...
"Look at these pictures and write something funny. Noooow, go!"


Five minutes later, I'm still staring at a blank index card! Not really, but trying to think of something on the spot was really, really hard. I felt a little out of my realm to say the least, but it sure did make me appreciate the Hallmark team members' creativity even more.

Okay, enough about me and my experience, now for the good stuff!


***Giveaway***
Hallmark has generously offered to let me hook one of you up with a few of their hottest commodities!

Take a peek at the goods...
Mom & Me is a recordable book. You ask the questions then record your child's sweet little voice as they answer. What a great keepsake!

AND

Christopher is an interactive story buddy. This soft and snuggly teddy bear actually reads the book with your child! Click here to see him in action. So cute.


Here's how to win...
Do any or all of the things below and leave a SEPARATE comment for each. Make sure you leave your email so I can contact you if you win!

1) Join Make Them Wonder and become a "Wonder"ful friend

2) Like Make Them Wonder on Facebook

3) Blog, Facebook or Tweet about this giveaway and let us know you did!

Good Luck Everyone!
(Winner will be chosen at random on Tuesday, May 8th via Random.org)

And just for fun, visit Hallmark's Tell Them Facebook page.

Have a fun weekend, friends!

12 comments:

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

i am a google friend, and i think more than that by now. ;) thanks for teh chance- the recordable book looks SO fun!

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

and i like you kn fb now!

pam {simple details} said...

Those are darling, already a follower! I would have froze, you're so witty I want to know what you wrote!!

pam {simple details} said...

Liked you on facebook! :)

Kayla @ Your Day Simplified said...

I too am still drawing a blank on the cards...that IS hard! Hope you can share what you came up with at some point!

Kayla @ Your Day Simplified said...

Liked you on Facebook. :-)

Diana @ Your Day Simplified said...

What a fun opportunity for you! I agree that it is very hard to come up with something so quickly although that second picture of that LOVELY couple certainly brings out my sarcastic side!

Diana @ Your Day Simplified said...

I liked you on Facebook too!

Kim P. said...

Liked you on facebook.

Jodi said...

I would LOVE to give these to a friend of mine whose baby boy just turned one! He would go gaga over that interactive teddy.

I liked you on Facebook :)
robertsonjodi@ymail.com

Deb K said...

Too Cute!

I like you on Facebook~Deb S

deb55106{at}gmail{dot}com

Deb K said...

Tweet!~

https://twitter.com/Deb55106/status/199674675385729024

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