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Mom’s Valentines Day Giveaway

February 2nd, 2009 by Glow Mama


Has your Valentines Day changed in recent years?  Did it used to be filled with chocolates, flowers, jewellery, a fancy restaurant, lengerie and sweet talk… is now instead filled with diet food, home-made cards, baby talk, take-out dinner and a night in, cuddled up in front of the TV in your pjs?  While we wouldn’t have it any other way… it would be nice to have a special treat JUST FOR YOU this month wouldn’t it? 

How about a big bundle of the gorgeous spa products from Barefoot & Pregnant?  Or a day of pampering at one of their specialty maternity spas?  Or a fantastic babymoon?  This $150 gift certificate from the generous gals at Barefoot & Pregnant would sure go a long way in making sure you got a special treat this Valentines month.  (PS. the products and services are perfect for all moms… not just the new and expecting varieties).

 Couple that with these fantastic other products, and you’ll be one relaxed, stress-free mom this Valentines…

The Home Pack from MedBasics is THE essential guide of what to do for babies in case of emergencies.  Thorough, compact and stylish, it really is a must have for moms.  Value = $35.

The Stress-Free Pregnancy Guide is a fabulous way to dispel the myths and put your worries to rest with a healthy dos of reassuring advice from a veteran OB/GYN. Value =  $10.

How do I enter?

Simply leave a comment here telling us what you’d like to, or did, receive for Valentines Day?  An extra hour of sleep?  An extra hour in the day?  A chocolate-filled, diet-free day?    Remember you can earn extra entries by leaving us a comment that you’re following Glow Mama on twitter… or that you twittered about our giveaway.

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146 Responses to “Mom’s Valentines Day Giveaway”

  1. Glow Mama Blog » Blog Archive » And the winner is… Says:

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  2. Deanna Says:

    I’d love to receive a bottle of perfume! It’s one of my favorite things :)

  3. Deanna Says:

    Following you on twitter as “calidreamin87″

  4. CanCan (Mom Most Traveled) Says:

    I would like for my husband to buy me a beautiful dress to wear to the Valentine’s Ball we are invited to! :)

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  6. Emily B. Says:

    I would love for the DH to take care of the cleaning and cooking for one day! Not too romantic but boy would I love it.

  7. Eliane Says:

    I’d like to win a necklace or maybe a ring. It’d be great!

    eli_green22 at yahoo dot com dot br

  8. ALLY Says:

    I just want to sleep in and then take a long hot bubble bath. I’d love to win spa products.

  9. Marci Says:

    A wonderful night out with the hubby without the children to reconnect.

  10. Keitha Says:

    I would love to get a night out of town with dinner and a nice motel room with my husband for some much needed relaxation.

  11. Jennifer Says:

    I just want a babysitter and a night to myself with no kids!! That would be a wonderful Valentine’s Day gift!

  12. Momto5 Says:

    Ideally? Nice quiet dinner, a movie, and a hot bubbly bath. Reality? Crying kids at dinner because they do not want to eat their vegetables, and a movie half way because I am so tired that I can’t keep my eyes open :-)

  13. michelle rosborough Says:

    Go see a movie

  14. Annmarie Says:

    This year I’m getting exactly what I love for Valentine’s Day! My hubby & I have tickets to a hockey game…just the two of us with NO children in tow! Hooray! I can’t wait til Saturday!

  15. Annmarie Says:

    I follow you on Twitter! (amweeks)

  16. Reeva Says:

    I’d love to have a day of complete relaxation. A day at the spa while someone cleans the house and does the laundry :)

  17. Reeva Says:

    i follow on twitter (xoeskie)

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  19. Kathy Dlugolonski Says:

    For Valentine’s Day this year, some jobs for our business (it has been really slow), and then being able to go shopping for some really hot maternity clothes. I am in that awkward stage at 4 months (#2 baby) where you don’t fit into your regular clothes, but maternity just looks huge! So, some in-between clothes would be a great gift. I love shopping! Thanks Glow Mama!

  20. kristy Says:

    This Valentines Day, I am surprising hubby with lingerie, a bottle of wine! I just had a baby, so I’m really looking forward to spicing things up and feeling sexy again!

  21. kristy Says:

    following you on twitter!

  22. Laura G Says:

    Instead of cut flowers, I’d prefer a live plant that would keep on giving throughout the years.

  23. Preeti Says:

    A nice pregnancy pampering would be lovely!!! Love Glowmama products…wouldn’t mind some of those as well :)

  24. Preeti Says:

    …and I found you guys on facebook!

  25. Christina Says:

    My best Valentine’s gift was from God, my dd who will be 8 on that day! We have yet to top that one! lol!

  26. Shelly F Says:

    My husband and I have been “Happily Married” for 13 years- we have 3 children, 2 of which I stay home to care for full time. Our money is invested in our children and they always come first,with that being said FREE AND FROM THE HEART is what I ask for and get each valentines day from my family in the shape of hugs and kisses and unconditional love… I would however be open to a day spa.

  27. Heather Says:

    Right after my son was born, I told my husband that all I wanted for Valentine’s Day was “a few pieces of really fancy chocolate” (read: snooty and beautiful hand-dipped truffles or the like). Bless his heart, he was trying, but what I got was several different chocolate bars from the local Whole Foods (admittedly, at least he didn’t buy Hershey’s!). I didn’t have the heart to try to explain what I was thinking of. Only another woman would get it… I still laugh when I think about his face when he gave them to me. He was so proud and had tried so hard. Sigh. The effort was priceless and made me love him even more… but I still want some truffles!!

  28. Sarah Says:

    What I’d love most is a meal that I didn’t cook! It would be fun to have a gourmet-type meal at home, since I have a newborn and won’t be going anywhere fancy for a little while yet!

  29. sito Says:

    I’d like a family day trip to go window shopping and have a great meal out in a restaurant.

  30. sito Says:

    Twitter follower, sito50

  31. Heidi Says:

    A bath. Really just a bathtub. Maybe with one lit candle would be fabulous. Our place just has a shower, and as a pregnant mama I am dreaming, dreaming, dreaming about baths…

    Oh, a quiet walk hand-in-hand with my main squeeze would be pretty great too. Luckily, I think that’s going to happen. A little easier to arrange than installing a bathtub, no?

  32. Leah Says:

    I already received my valentines day gift for 2009. I sent my husband out for some milk and he came back with 2 heart shaped boxes of chocolates. One had a snoopy picture on the front and he chose that because he sometimes calls me Snoopy because of this happy dance I do that reminds him of Snoopy from Peanuts and the other box was filled with peanut butter filled Jeff Gordon racecars. He’s my fave Nascar driver and I absolutely adore the chocolate and pb combo. I thought it was very thoughtful even though chocolates for Vday can be cliche.

  33. Sarah S Says:

    mmm… I could just imagine how wonderful a spa day would be… It would indeed be my first ever, a great Valentines Gift!!!

  34. Sarah S Says:

    I also Follow

  35. Amanda U. Says:

    I’d love to get a good nights sleep and go out to the movies! I’d love to go shopping for some new clothes!

  36. Amanda U. Says:

    Twitter follower (amandatinkerbel)

  37. Crystal A. Says:

    I would love to have my special needs daughter get all better and not have to be in the hospital again at all this year!! Last year was terrible!

  38. Crystal A. Says:

    I follow on twitter… finamoon

  39. Sarah Says:

    I am 37 weeks pregnant and have an almost 2yr old daughter. I would love to kick up my feet for just one afternoon and relax with my husband. An ideal date right now would be to enjoy a nice glass of wine and a sushi dinner (not being pregnant of course), then go home to a clean, kid free home for some Valentine’s Day fun.

  40. Sarah Says:

    follow twitter

  41. Amy Gangloff Says:

    I would love to receive a certificate for a day at the spa with the whole package, hair,nails,feet,hands,massage,and lunch. Thanks

  42. kristen Says:

    I had a baby 6 months ago i’am finally getting secure with my body again. So i dug out the lingerie from our honeymoon to suprise him. He hasnt seen my body completly naked since we had our son! The inlaws offered to take our son for a few hours that evening. I hope to bring back some romance(at least for a couple hours…lol) I would love it if he would write me a love letter like he use to before being so busy with our baby. Its just nice to know your appriciated and loved and to always have the letters to look back on. Thats all I want. money is very tight so i like to look for ways to celebrate without spending any! This would be great! Thanks

  43. Deb K Says:

    I would love to be pampered for the day~Instead of me taking care of everyone else! It would be nice to just sit and relax and forget it all for just a bit…{I can dream right?!? LOL}

    Thanks so much for this great giveaway!!

  44. Stef Says:

    I just want to spend the day relaxing with my husband.

  45. Heather Says:

    I’d love a new camera!! I found my camera on the desk *behind* the computer with the shutter button missing yesterday–poor camera!! And now I can’t take any photos of the family–poor mommy!!

  46. Aura Says:

    I would really like a day just to sleep in until noon with someone else taking care of the kids, then a nice home cooked meal (not by me) with my family. A video camera would be nice too and according to my husband alot easier.

  47. Heather S Says:

    My husband works Valentine’s Day. Actually he works the entire Presidents Day Weekend. You have to love the life of a fireman!! So yesterday we gave our kids their Valentine gifts and the two of us ate our Valentine’s dinner at one of his captain’s retirement parties. Nice, huh! I am pregnant with my third, so I would LOVE and definitely could use the barefoot and pregnant giveaway!

  48. Donna C. Says:

    Well it’s not technically Valentine’s Day yet but my husband gave me my present today. A pari of Ugg boots! Totally unexpected. I didn’t really even know that he knew that Ugg’s existed! Not your typical gift for Valentine’s day but it was really sweet.

  49. Margie S. Says:

    I would like a free pass on my gestational diabetes all day! Since I can’t have that, I’m looking forward to a delicious meal and very small dessert with my hubby : )

  50. jenna Says:

    I would love to be able to afford my fiance an upgrade to his car. It is falling apart and needs to be replaced. Thanks for the giveaway, how awesome!

  51. Stacy Says:

    I would love to get someone to come clean the house for a day along with 2 hours of time to sew and craft. That would be heaven!

  52. Wehaf Says:

    That’s actually a book which just came out, by one of my favorite authors, and I am hoping that my guy picked it up for me. I will find out tomorrow. :)

  53. Elita Says:

    I got chocolate covered strawberries delivered to me at work today and it was the best V Day gift I’ve ever received!!!!

  54. Elita Says:

    I twitted.

  55. Elizabeth Says:

    I got chocolates from a patient, but my husband knows better than to spend money on Valentine’s! ;)

  56. Lachelle Says:

    My husband hired maid service for me through the remainder of my pregnancy. So sweet because I’m spending lots of time with my bathroom and can’t handle cleaning it! Perfect valentine’s gift this year!

  57. Amy Says:

    I would love to receive my baby ;) I am due this coming Thursday, but I am ready to be a mom again NOW just in time for Valentines day! :D.

    Please include me in your drawing.

  58. DEBIJOT Says:

    I would love to go out for a romantic dinner with hubby.

  59. Heather H. Says:

    A big hug… :)

  60. Stacy Says:

    Not much, just hanging with the family.

  61. Karen Says:

    I really would just love some time with my hubby without the kids!

  62. Therese Says:

    I get to sleep in :)

  63. Jean D. Says:

    I seriously need some serious chocolate tomorrow. I NEED I NEED I NEED!

    Generous giveaway. Thanks!

  64. Jean D. Says:

    I follow you on twitter (name=nape9393).

  65. Jean D. Says:

    tweeted you here:

  66. Tasia Says:

    Well since my hubby and I are having a baby in March we both want to really just enjoy eachothers company this v-day! It will be our last one “alone” until she arrives! We have gone to the same restaurant for the last 5 years and we are of course going this year. So all I want is to be baby free haha

  67. Colette S Says:

    I would actually want a pair of earrings and a necklace. I don’t have jewelry so that would be nice.

  68. Valerie M Says:

    i need about 4 extra hours in every day! :)

  69. Marcy Says:

    I’ve had my eye on a watch at the local jewelers for months now…. and when I got home from work yesterday it was wrapped up and waiting for me!

  70. Carol Says:

    My husband and I are taking our son out for a nice seafood dinner to celebrate V-Day!

  71. Rachel C Says:

    With the economy the way it is right now, and not much job security, we are staying in tonight. But I did splurge and get some special things for dinner! I am actually so excited - I think this might be our best Valentine’s yet. It is so great to see how content we are in our love - we don’t need to buy the $4 cards and the $40 flowers…my husband and I KNOW that we are deeply in love…and that’s the best gift ever. Plus, this Valentine’s is our last before our first little one arrives in May! I am looking forward to spending the day with my husband and my little man inside my belly :) Thanks for the giveaway!

  72. Lorie ONeil Says:

    this would be a fun prize to have…what do i need to say to get it?

  73. billie Says:

    Hmmm, I would love for my husband to plan a romantic date. Even something simple at home would be nice if he took the time to plan it.

  74. Melanie B Says:

    We went to a downtown restaurant we had never been to and had a relaxing dinner at a little candle lit table in the corner. It was a wonderful time to reconnect with each other, no kids. We also did it the weekend before so it wouldn’t be madness like it usually is on Valentines day.

  75. Melanie B Says:

    follow you on twitter @kaiasmommy

  76. Alice Hansen Says:

    I’m going out with my husband and getting a baby sitter for my 4 month old - we don’t do that alot so I’m really excited! Thanks for the chance!

  77. Alice Hansen Says:

    I follow you on twitter - thanks!

  78. Mari Says:

    I received chocolates, and valentine’s cards from my bf, the cats, and the rest of the pets!

  79. Kristi G. Says:

    Two years ago I received the best valentines day present ever! My daughter was born! Happy Birthday Paige!

  80. Grandma in MN Says:

    I DID get a HUGE bag of chocolate truffles! AND a massage! Oh man this man is a keeper.

  81. Ellen Ring Says:

    I woke up to a box of SEE’s candy & a dozen roses from my husband.

  82. jane jakins Says:

    nice gift

  83. Claudia M Says:

    a dinner with the hubby without the children … hey i am easy to please :)

    keeping my fingers & toes crossed ~ great prize!!


  84. Alison T Says:

    I would like one day when even the smell of food doesn’t make me sick! Just one!

  85. sarah b Says:

    considering my lovely son woke us up at midnight, then 3, then 4 and then was up at 5 for the day… i would have loved a couple extra hours of sleep. but my husband did give me some really nice roses and some perfume.

  86. Andreah Says:

    We agreed not to spend much on each other so I got a box of Dove chocolates which are my favorite.

  87. Audrey Says:

    My husband let me sleep in this morning and made pancakes before he went to work. So no expensive gifts this year but I definitely appreciated what I got!

  88. Audrey Says:

    Following you on Twitter! (audymoo)

  89. Melissa Says:

    I recieved time away from the kids, which was wonderful, especially since my husband is going away with the Army for the next couple of months.

  90. israel y Says:

    flowers. and thanks for this amazing giveaway!

  91. tiff Says:

    i received chocolates! i ate them all…but i’m saving the biggest chocolate bar for later. i wonder if i can put that off!

  92. zeliha Says:

    4-month pregnant.
    I’d love to enter….


  93. LisaW Says:

    I got hugs from my kids and an evening out with my husband–exactly what I wanted!

  94. Lindsay Says:

    I would have loved for my husband to be home from Afghanistan but that isn’t a possibility, so I spent the day with our son at a museum and then we went out to lunch.

  95. Lisa O Says:

    I got to spend my Valentine’s evening with my hubby celebrating a friend’s 40th birthday. It was an awesome treat to be with him and with friends in a nice wine bar.

  96. Jennifer Says:

    I received a romantic dinner out with my husband (without the kids, of course!). It was a great, but a full night sleep would have been just as fantastic.

  97. Ann Says:

    Both my kids made me some nice drawings, my husband……he didn’t get me anything…he got a bottle of wine and chocolates today, so we’re going to enjoy that later.

  98. Ann Says:

    I follow you on twitter:gunzie73

  99. Sylvie W. Says:

    I put together a gift basket for my mother. It contained a large cyclamen with red blossoms, heart-shaped sugar cookies, and bread and cheese.

  100. erin, maker of chimes Says:

    I got a pot of blooming tulips and he COOKED!


    I got a pretty basket with cyclamen, cookies, cheese and my favorite rye bread. Forgot to mention, the cheese was a President Camembert from France, my favorite too>………The basket I will use in my bathroom for miscellaneous items. I love this cute little gift from my daughter, it was such a surprise!

    But I gave her two african violets to add up to her plants collection,……..yes she has killed a few, she needed a refill…………….


  102. CAROLYN Says:

    We went out to eat all weekend!

  103. Karissa Says:

    I got the dinner I wanted, but all I really wanted was to be told that I looked nice. I KNOW I DID. but i wanted him to notice that I took extra time, that I put on special makeup and perfume. and I even dropped several hints. augh. I should be a lesbian.

    even my dog came up and smelled me extra long. what a sweetie pie.

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  105. MFJ Says:

    I received a day spa certificate for a deluxe pedicure.

  106. Megan Says:

    I enjoyed a luxury breakfast, a relaxing day and a wonderful swim for exercise for me and baby!

  107. Sharla Says:

    My hubby took me out to dinner and then took me shopping for Valentine’s day so I could pick what I wanted! Thanks for the fantastic giveaway!

  108. Sharla Says:

    I’m following you on Twitter as @momnerd! Thanks!

  109. laura Says:

    My hubby attempted to make heart shape pancakes. (first time making pancakes and he did pretty good)

  110. Kelly Says:

    We actually took our friends’ two kids for a sleepover on Saturday night, so they could have some kid-free time; real romantic for us, huh? ;-) But we don’t care about sticking to the exact day so much. :-) And I did get an extra hour of sleep Saturday morning, and while I did, my husband looked for the heart shaped pancake molds to surprise me with pancakes, but unfortunately missed them when he looked in the cabinet, and next thing I know my kids are running in going “Mommy, where are the pancake shapes? We have to make heart pancakes!” and then my husband found them in the cabinet where he’d already looked. :-) That’s just how it is in our house! I did get some pancakes out of it, in the end, though - just not breakfast in bed. :-) Which is fine because that would have been REALLY messy with two kids climbing all over me.

  111. Sara Says:

    This Valentine’s Day, my husband cooked me the breakfast of my choice. Then, he did the dishes and unloaded the dishwasher!!

  112. Lauren S Says:

    He forgot. But I was expecting that.

  113. linda Says:

    I received tulips-my favorite flower! Thanks for such a great giveaway!

  114. pat Says:

    my husband of 37 years cut my toast into a heart shape and then we got to spend the day with our new grandson

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  116. sarah Says:

    hubby and i went out for dinner at my fave chinese restaurant. boy i ate and ate to my heart’s content and burned off all those calories by…well, you know.

  117. Laura M Says:

    I’ll take the extra sleep over chocolate any day!

  118. ChristieC Says:

    I received a card, money and dinner

  119. Dina Says:

    I got a dozen red roses.

  120. Jodi Says:

    I had a wonderful valentine’s day. My boyfriend mad me dinner which was a very special gift. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  122. sandra kao Says:

    i received a lovely card and a small box of chocolates

  123. Amanda Says:

    Hubby and I were on a baby-moom in Argentina for Vday….the best ever! REALLY hope I win,thanks for the chance!

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  128. Estela S Says:

    This year, we spent the day at home, TV off, playing games and giving our daughters small surprises throughout the day. It was nice, relaxed, and perfectly us.

  129. Amy Says:

    I got a steak dinner in front of a DVR’d movie! It was some good steak, and I think we only had to pause the movie, oh, 50 times to attend to a kiddo!

  130. christin Says:

    I would have liked a night baby-free, but our youngest is nursing and not quite sleeping through the night yet, so we just stayed in with our kiddos and the hubby fixed a delicious dinner and gave me my favorite flowers, tulips:) thanks!

  131. Kathy Conley Says:

    I received a Wii which I had badly been wanting and a wonderful dinner out!

  132. Stephanie Says:

    I received a boxobox!!!

  133. Melissa V Says:

    i like gift baskets, bath and body products and unconditional LOVE!

  134. Brooke Says:

    I didn’t get anything from my husband. He had to work late too. But my daughter gave me a really lovely picture frame with a picture she’d made of me.

  135. amy Says:

    I didn’t get anything from my husband. We are saving our money so we can have a new bathtub installed.

  136. heather Says:

    I didn’t receive anything for valentine’s day, but I would have loved to receive the usual roses and a box of chocolates.

  137. lace Says:

    I had a lovely day at home with my family.

  138. kathy pease Says:

    my hub and kids cleaned the house to surprise me :)

  139. Leah Says:

    I received the cutest homemade card from my husband and ds on Valentine’s Day! It was the most magical card that I’ve ever received filled with so much LOVE! : )))

    Thanks so much for this fabulous give~away! : )))


  140. Leah Says:

    And, I am following you on TWITTER….username: leahita!!! : )))

    Thanks again for the give~away! : )))


  141. Caryn B Says:

    My husband made me a gourmet Greek dinner from scratch…

    But I do and would always love one day to myself to relax, sleep in, get a manicure…Just one day every now and then would be so nice…

  142. Caryn B Says:

    I’m following on Twitter


  143. Peggy Gorman Says:

    We just spent a relaxing day. I did get chocolates, which I love .
    This is a fabulous giveaway. Thanks

  144. Peggy Gorman Says:

    Follow on twitter

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  146. Emelina Jankins Says:

    Just thought i would comment and say neat theme, did you code it yourself? Looks great.

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