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Giveaway: Choose from seven $25 gift cards

It’s a brand-spankin’ new year.  That means “out with the old, in with the new”.  Time for a new direction, goals or pursuits.

Lots happen when January rolls around.  Super Bowl is this comin’ Sunday!   Have you replaced your 2008 calendars yet? Started a new fitness routine? Implemented any New Year’s resolutions?

9th giveaway

In keeping with the “New” theme, your $25 gift card choices are:

  • P.F. Chang’s China Bistro – if you love Chinese food or wanna celebrate Chinese New Year which began earlier this week!
  • Home Depot – need new tools to complete a home project?
  • Starbucks – the all-around good pick-me-up!
  • Foot Locker – gear to get you back into shape or like me, lose the pounds you picked up during the holidays!
  • Staples – maybe you need a 2009 calendar or office supplies to get organized!
  • ESPNShop.com – because real fans “sport” their team’s stuff!
  • Barnes & Noble – maybe you’ve had your eye on a particular book or DVD?

To enter drawing, answer these 2 questions in the “Post a Comment” section below:

  1. What goal(s) or projects do you have planned this year?
  2. Which gift card you’d like to receive if you’re the winner: P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Home Depot, Starbucks, Foot Locker, Staples, ESPNShop.com, or Barnes & Noble

Aside from walking off the extra pounds, I’d say my one real goal is getting through my stack of books collecting dust. I am bound and determined to read one book each month (whether that really happens remains to be seen, LOL)! *Hmm, note to self: Maybe have a book giveaway?!*

Drawing will close on Monday, February 2nd @ 10pm PST. One entry per person, please.  One winner will be chosen at random (not based on responses) using Random Integer Generator and will be announced Tuesday morning.

If you’d like to be notified of my giveaways (I won’t spam ya!), send an email to subscribe [at] yummies4tummies [dot] com

My fine print: Your entries will be used for entertainment purposes only! I will never ever share your private info with others. Winner has 48 hours to respond to my notification, otherwise a new winner will be drawn.

This drawing held in conjunction with Bloggy Giveaways. More giveaways at the Bloggy Giveaways Quarterly Carnival!

9th giveaway results

9th giveaway results

The winner is Mrs. Sprinkles!!! Please check your email.

I enjoyed reading everyone’s answers!!! From redoing floors to gardening to just getting organized, many of you have all sorts of home projects planned this year! How exciting! I’ll be sure to offer the Home Depot gift card again in my next giveaway.

Here are some unusually cute responses:

  • My goal is to train hop across America this summer! – Heather
  • My goal is to do my best to “will” the Chicago Cubs into a World Series Championship this year. There is no more noble a cause. I would like to celebrate the Cubs’ victory by building an exact replica of the World Series trophy, with the help of Home Depot. – Robert George
  • My goal? To craft more and make a dreadlock wig! – Jessica
  • My goal is to get drafted to a local team with my roller derby league, the Arch Rival Roller Girls. – Jenn Miller
  • So, to conclude, 2009 is the year of the Packrat and my goal is to oust him from my life. – Michelle
  • To get my email inbox of nearly 8000 unread messages to under 500 messages. – Emily N.

Thank you all for participating!

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Discussion

676 comments for “Giveaway: Choose from seven $25 gift cards”

  1. Now that I’ve started a new job I want to make a serious commitment to my company and go all out to impress my boss.

    I’m a caffeine girl but P.F. Chang’s for dinner has won me over.

    1 Posted by Nancy C | February 2, 2009, 12:33 pm
  2. my husband and i want to build a gazebo in our yard this summer so i would go with the home depot 🙂

    2 Posted by kathy pease | February 2, 2009, 12:40 pm
  3. One of my goals is to make healthy changes in my daily routine. And I’d like the Starbucks card.

    3 Posted by Dina | February 2, 2009, 1:45 pm
  4. My goal is to get my 2yr old son potty trained:O

    I would choose the home depot or footlocker!

    ahdrad2932(at)msn(dot)com

    4 Posted by amy delong | February 2, 2009, 2:08 pm
  5. I would like to win the Home Depot Car!
    My goal for this year are:
    to loose weight & make healtier meals for my fmaily.
    Fix the damage to my home caused by hurricane Ike.
    Be more active in helping other is my community.
    Try to live a clean Christian life.
    Enter lots of sweeps & make some new friends.

    5 Posted by Marcy Strahan | February 2, 2009, 2:42 pm
  6. My goal is to be more financially responsible (still have not made it yet). Thank you

    6 Posted by Candie L | February 2, 2009, 2:46 pm
  7. sooo exciting! cout me in!

    7 Posted by Ashley | February 2, 2009, 3:07 pm
  8. I would like to re-model my bathroom, so I would like the Home Depot card to help with my expenses.

    8 Posted by Natalie Garcia | February 2, 2009, 3:33 pm
  9. My biggest goal is to be more patient with my children and appreciative of their good qualities (honest, loving, kind, fun) instead of always nagging and complaining about things that are not quite so good (back talk, messiness, procrastination, etc).

    Starbucks is a family favorite, so that would have to be my pick.

    9 Posted by Sherri G. | February 2, 2009, 3:46 pm
  10. This year I want to lose 10 pounds and help my 4, going on 5 year old learn how to read. I would choose the Home Depot gift card.

    10 Posted by Kelly | February 2, 2009, 4:15 pm
  11. Goal #1 is to organize my home…room by room…no matter how long it takes.

    Goal #2 is to cover my cement patio with some decorative pavers and start a container garden to give it a new look for Spring/Summer.

    Goal #3 is to walk 30 minutes or more outside every day…solely for the purpose of enjoying my surroundings.

    11 Posted by Marie N | February 2, 2009, 5:16 pm
  12. One goal of mine is to keep up with my grades which shouldn’t be too hard since it all comes naturally anyway. But I do want to rank even higher than I already do. I’m determined to become a better person as a whole and act like more of a role model.

    Barnes and Noble!!! =]

    12 Posted by Jessa | February 2, 2009, 5:35 pm
  13. 1. To keep my apartment clean all the time and to exercise more.

    2. Barnes & Noble.

    13 Posted by Annemarie | February 2, 2009, 5:40 pm
  14. I would like to try to finish painting and decorating my daughter’s bedroom. We have the walls done but need to do the trim work which is not my favorite part. If I won, I would love the Barnes and Noble gift card! Thanks for a great giveaway!

    14 Posted by Susanne Troop | February 2, 2009, 6:28 pm
  15. Our goal is to move to southcarolina

    it will be coming true on march 6 when we move cross country from colorado

    I would love the home depot card I would use it to get flowers to decorate our new home

    thanks

    15 Posted by victoria lynch | February 2, 2009, 6:33 pm
  16. My main goal this year is to stop procrastinating and paint the interior of my house and also my porch rails.
    I need that Home Depot card!

    16 Posted by Leigh Nichols | February 2, 2009, 7:00 pm
  17. My goal this year is to pay off my car! I can’t wait to not have to pay a car payment! I can then apply that monthly amt to my other bills. I would choose the barnes and noble gift card because I would love to pick out a couple nice books. Thanks!

    17 Posted by Katherine Dunn | February 2, 2009, 7:02 pm
  18. I’m a poet/artist/journalist, and this year I hope to publish more and exhibit more artwork in galleries. I’d love a PF Chang card (my niece LOVES to eat there!) or a Barnes and Noble card,
    because I can never buy enough books!

    18 Posted by Christina | February 2, 2009, 8:04 pm
  19. My goal is to lose weight! I’ve had great success so far!

    I’d love to win the Home Depot card.

    19 Posted by Casey Becher | February 2, 2009, 8:41 pm
  20. My plan for this year is to replace the carpet in our bathroom, my cat whom I’ve had for 12 years had to undergo expensive radioactive iodine therapy for a hyperthyroid, she lived for one year after she was treated and she recently had to be euthanized when her kidneys failed. She had a great difficulty using her litter box as her kidneys were failing and had soiled much of the bathroom carpet, I hope to be able to have the carpet replaced from Home Depot. Thankyou for holding this nice contest

    20 Posted by Bristol | February 2, 2009, 8:49 pm
  21. Our goal this year is to remodel our bathroom. A home depot card would help to achieve this goal.

    21 Posted by amry still | February 2, 2009, 9:05 pm
  22. Our goal has been to walk the dog daily and to paint the exterior of the house.

    I’d choose the Starbucks card.

    22 Posted by Helen | February 2, 2009, 9:24 pm
  23. To move. I’d love to buy a book with the Barnes & Noble card.

    23 Posted by Shannon | February 2, 2009, 9:36 pm
  24. This year I plan to take some classes and I sure could use the Barnes & Noble giftcard to buy some books.

    24 Posted by Kathy yohanna | February 2, 2009, 10:06 pm
  25. I plan to find a new job this year. Please enter me into the contest for the Home Depot gift card. Thanks!

    25 Posted by Lily Kwan | February 2, 2009, 10:31 pm
  26. I hope I stumbled on this post earlier.

    26 Posted by Piano DVDs | September 8, 2009, 11:33 pm

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