for the love of

Today is the mother of all sweepstakes over here, I'm teaming up with 30 other ladies to hook one of you up with a $1500 visa card. Word.  Seriously, I should have said no to doing this so I could get as many entries in and try my chances for a shopping spree- but I'm glad to help out! 

There is just one mandatory entry & that is to leave a comment below telling me 'What would you do with an extra $1500?'  The rest are bonus entries and totally up to you!











So although its not mandatory to follow all of us, it ups your chances and gives you some new reading material.  Happy Valentines and Good Luck!  xo


This sweepstakes is now closed and winner has been announced.

*Sweepstakes Details- contest runs 2/13-2/18, winner will be chosen at random.  if winner chosen does not have a gfc profile with a valid email address and a way to contact is not left in a comment or a registered entry then another winner will be chosen.  all entries are worth the same amount after initial mandatory entry has been received.  Open to US, Canada & UK residents only.  Age 18 and older.  Winner will be announced publicly and notified via email as per FTC guidelines.  The fulfillment of this sweepstakes is provided by Living in Yellow and sponsored by Heather Smith of JustLovelyThings, LLC.

101 comments:

  1. $1500? Heck yes!!

    I'd put it toward the landscaping in our very empty, very dirt backyard. :)

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  2. Awesome giveaway!

    I would use the money toward near baby gear for our bundle on the way this Spring!!!!

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  3. Oh yeah!! I would spend it on the re-modeling of our home!! It would come in very handy. ;)

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  4. Holy Smokes Batman I would Love to win $1500!!

    I would buy a New Camera so I can use it for Sassy Lemonade and the rest take the kiddos to the Great Wolf Lodge.

    Fingers Crossed! xo

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  5. So terribly boring I know but I would pay off a credit card.

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  6. Hmmm, I would like to say shopping, but would probably do something practical and bring the kids and hubs on a cool vacation!

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  7. Put it back into my business :).

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  8. I would pay tuition with it.

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  9. Well goodness, what would I do? I'd like to say that it would go to savings, but it would probably go towards fertility treatments. :)

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  10. oh man i would put this towards a down payment on a house!

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  11. I would put it all in our organic garden we started last year.

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  12. By presents for my family and friends

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  13. A little towards student loans, a little towards car repair, and a little towards fun :)

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  14. Oh my goodness! I would put it towards something great for my babies!

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  15. Vacation to Disney. And bills. Mostly Disney though : ]

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  16. I would save some for student loans.

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  17. it would go straight back into savings!

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  18. Oh my god!!! I would... Invest in some more education... I swear I will never stop learning. And don't want to!

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  19. wow what a special giveaway! we are really wanting another puppy (golden doodle) or maybe a weekend getaway for our 2 year anniversary that's coming up! we spent our first anniversary in Coronado, CA and it would be really special to go back again!

    xo, Courtney
    http://shabbyloveschic.com

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  20. What $1500!! I would probably buy a new computer for the family! But in all reality, I might just spend it on the kiddies!! So AWESOME!

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  21. I'd put it toward hiring a designer for a new website!

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  22. WHOO!!! UM...where do I start...I need new boots, new jeans, new socks & underwear...maybe some sort of tablet, a weekend away with my hubby...would $1500 cover that?! Thanks so much for the opportunity!

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  23. Oh man I will probably start bawling if I'm lucky enough to win this. Actually no, I will definitely cry like a baby. I would use the money to help fund my brick and mortar opening this year. $1500 would go a long way to helping me build out to "studio" portion of the shop so I can offer sewing classes and other events. Thanks so much ladies!

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  24. I would put it towards my nursery and baby gear for my little boy due in May! :)

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  25. I would put it towards a great trip for my husband and I. December was our 15th anniversary and we deserve to go somewhere nice this year!!!

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  26. I have a list: I would get a new computer desk (it's kinda falling apart), some ad space for my blog, jewelry supplies, and an adoption fee for a puppy. :)

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  27. I want to redecorate my house!

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  28. There's lot I would LOVE to do, but right now I have a past student who is rejecting a lung transplant he had several years ago with no options yet mentioned by the doctors to save his life. I would love to donate the money to his family.

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  29. My husband and I would probably put it on student loans! We're shooting to pay them off this year - so this prize would be a HUGE blessing!

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  30. I would put it towards closing costs on our funny farm!!! We are so damn close i can taste it ;) im a new reader i actually found you via IG the other day :)

    Xo the rebel

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  31. I would LOVE to buy a new wardrobe. I recently had a baby and my body keeps changing! It is hard to look chic when most of your clothes do not fit properly and you spend all your money on adorable baby clothes!

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  32. hmmm; i would buy a new lens to see the world in a new way. don't we all need that? best, carmen of FRESH

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  33. Hmm.... I would definitely use it to get ready for the BABY! :)

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  34. I'd probably go for either plane tickets or some lovely furniture (like a wonderful, wooden dining room table). Fantastic giveaway -- you guys are the best!

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  35. I would put some to bills...and the rest to take my kids and hubby on a mini-vacation. We never get to do that...I think it would be awesome!! :)

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  36. I would use part of it to help my mom out since she lost her job. And some of it to help redecorate my daughters room and the rest towards getting my son and hubby something nice they have been wanting.

    sewwhatbysaira@yahoo.com

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  37. What an awesome giveaway, thank you!! I really need to upgrade my computer. I'd get a macbook pro. :) Thanks again for the fantastic giveaway!

    littlesomethings17@yahoo.com

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  38. This is so generous of you all! I have a couple of friends' weddings coming up this year and I would use the money to pay for bridesmaid dresses, bachelorette party trips, showers/gifts. You know how expensive everything with weddings can be! And I want it all to be special for my girls! :) Happy V-day to you!

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  39. awesome awesome giveaway...I'd use it towards saving up to move out!

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  40. I'd use the $1500 to pay off a couple of credit cards and then book a nice hotel for the trip to DC we are taking in April!

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  41. I would use the $1,500 to improve my own blog!

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  42. i would use it for moving expenses.. thanks

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  43. so can use this for bills and my babies! :D

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  44. Oh my! I would invest it into my riding lessons and new lens for my start-up photography business!

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  45. Totally following you now sweet thing!! Happy Vday, love your blog!!
    xoxo

    www.McKennaBleu.blogspot.com

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  46. I would pay for travel/trip out to Lost Valley Ranch in Sedalia, Colorado to visit dear friends//family of mine I am absolutely craving to be with! I would also buy one of the sweet Janitor women at my church my perfume that she just raved about the other day when I walked past her! ;]

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  47. I would use this money to build my business. I'm currently in an on line business course...it would be miraculous!

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  48. I would buy myself a new laptop, because my old one is broken :)

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  49. i would save it for a car/get new brakes and stuff.

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  50. First I would scream, then probably cry, then I would book that house at the beach for my family this fall we have been wanting to rent. I just found out about a non profit restaurant in my area that feeds the homeless and they only made 1/2 of what they spent last year so they are forced to feed less now. I would give the remaining to them. Thanks for the chance!

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  51. What a great giveaway. You guys rock. I would definitely use that to take my husband to a Liverpool game. We didn't have any room in the budget for bday gifts this year so that's where it would definitely go!

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  52. First, I'd freak out and do a happy dance.

    Second, I'd become the artist I've always wanted to be - buy the lens I've been saving up for ages, buy new watercolours, re-decorate my room, etc.

    this is so exciting!

    xx's from england,

    acacia

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  53. I'd use $1500 to plan a trip or mini vacation!

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  54. I would purchase a plane ticket to Paris and head off for a fabulous vacation full of macarons!

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  55. I'd use it to invest in my handmade business and to revamp my craft studio!

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  56. I would buy some textbooks (my hubby is in school) and a new computer so I can write more often!!

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  57. We would put it toward our adoption of our daughter.

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  58. If I had an extra $1500, I would go on a trip-- either home to visit the fam or explore a destination I've never visited!

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  59. Treat the family to a weekend vacation!

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  60. I love so many of these blogs! Awesome giveaway for you guys to chip in on!! XOXO

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  61. I would redecorate my 2-year olds room.

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  62. I would pay some bills and then probably spend the rest on my nephews

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  63. Oh wow, what an amazing opportunity to win! First off, I'd probably cry with happiness haha! I'd love to help out some local charities, my family, pay the fee for my knee surgery and the rest would go towards the holiday my boyfriend and I are planning for december :)

    Tanya xx

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  64. If I had $1,500 I would try to go to Japan sometime this November! It's the best time to do international travel, and since I have NEVER been out of the country (that I can remember), it would be nice to go to the place I have wanted to go for the last 20 years (since I was wee lass of 10!): JAPAN!!!

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  65. I would buy my hubby of 15 years a chair he always wanted!

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  66. I would buy some new clothes, some new workout equipment, and then save the rest for a rainy day! :)

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  67. Add a cover to my porch -- the Texas summers can be grueling.

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  68. $1500?! My husband and I have been dying to go on a mini trip somewhere. So I think I would use it towards that!

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  69. I would take my hubby on an anniversary weekend since we have never truly had one in the 10 years we have been married! Crossing my fingers :)

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  70. I would put the money towards my nursery and baby gear - for our upcoming baby boy due in May! :)

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  71. I would buy some new Spring clothes and a gift for my little sis.

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  72. I would buy myself some fancy new clothes and my favorite conditioner! I'd stash the rest to treat myself and my husband to here and there.

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  73. I would probably be able to do a lot of things with that!! Here's a starter list....new springy clothes, toms shoes, zaxby's salad, magazine subscription, Breaking Dawn 2 DVD, new books for the kids, get my hubby's car detailed....ah that would be so much fun!!!

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  74. I'd move out of my terrible apartment sooner rather than later and I might just buy this cute Frida Kalho shirt I've been looking on etsy. :)

    Omgosh! I'm so glad for this contest if for no other reason than the introduction of new (to me) awesome blogs!

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  75. Hmm...I guess I would get some new art supplies and a little shopping for a new outfit. I would probably take myself out for dinner and a movie.

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  76. I would put it towards a full frame camera.. or new cloths. ;) :)

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  77. I would buy a new pair of eye glasses, some new stamps, pay bills and
    maybe a Silhouette Cameo. Thanks for the chance to win such a great
    giveaway.

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  78. School....or a trip to london....or split it between the two!!!!

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  79. My practical side says to get a new laptop but the more fun side says use that money to take a fun trip!

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  80. I would totally use this cash to go follow NKOTB all summer long on their tour with Boys 2 Men and 98 Degrees! :-P Yeah!

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  81. I would use the money to make over my bedroom!

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  82. I would put it towards my tuition!

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  83. I'm leaving in April to serve in Oslo, Norway as a missionary for my church. I would use the money to help pay for the expenses of my mission! It would be so helpful. :)

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  84. New tires for our van - how boring!

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  85. Such an exciting giveaway! I believe I would put it towards a long overdue family vacation. My girls are growing up too fast☺

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  86. WOW...with $1500 I would: Pay for a 1 year gym membership and sign up for a weekly session with a personal trainer so I can get them help I need to get back in shape. Then I would take the rest and invest in into my business www.SusanHarbourt.com by hiring a part time assistant.

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  87. I would escape to the Beach for my birthday, buy myself soemthing nice that I can never justify, and then stock my fridge and freezer with food!

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  88. Wow! Thank you for such an amazing opportunity!

    I would use $1,500 to help pay for our sweet DIY Wedding!

    XO!

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  89. I'm saving towards grad school so this would pay for books!

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  90. would desperately help with the high cost of textbooks for PT school! ...so i don't end up with extra crazy debt in the end :p

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  91. flight home to visit my family and another to portland this summer for a friend's wedding!

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  92. I would use the $1500 to remodel the one bathroom in the house... The one I share with two teen boys & my husband. Thanks for teaming up for this giveaway!

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  93. Wonderful wonderful :) my fiancée and I would use it for our wedding :)

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  94. Oh goodness! We are set to move shortly (into our VERY FIRST house!), so we would use it for those pesky moving expenses + setting up an inspirational home office.

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  95. I would use part of it to buy a new computer. I sell on ebay and I only have a netbook. The netbook is really slow and a new computer would really help speed up whole work process!

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