Yoo Hoo! Here I am and I come bearing prizes!

I really must apologize to you all.  I have not been blogging lately and I must admit that I miss it!  So here I am back with a renewed commitment to my blog, to you, my readers and well, to myself too.  And what better time than now.  Did you know that November is NaBloPoMo?  Say What??  National Blog Posting Month, a crazy phenomenon where you blog once a day for a whole month!  I've done 2 weeks before with the Breastfeeding Cafe Carnival posts in July this year and it was a challenge. This will be, well, another  (bigger) challenge, but one that I think I am up for and that I hope you will enjoy. To start things off on a good foot, I thought we could have some fun and give away some stuff (locally and for all our fans across Canada and the US).  So here is our kick-off to a month long blogging marathon!!  And it is a Giveaway Contest of course!!

Our first prize up for grabs is a fabulous photography package from our friend Linda Patterson at Timeless Edge Photography in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  This one would be for our local friends, fans and followers and the package includes:

Hair and make-up by a professional stylist
30 Minute photo session (location of your choice within Edmonton)
One 8X10 Print
One 5X7 Print
Two digital files for use on Facebook (Images Watermarked)
Linda is the very talented photographer who took my lovely head shot (see my profile) and these great photos from our International Babywearing Week Walk and Picnic.
She is also offering a 20% Discount for anyone who books a session with her during the contest (from now until November 19th).

Prize #2 is a fabulous Gurumama Ring Sling.  You all know that I am a big believer in having at least three different carriers and a ring sling is one of these.  The Gurumama slings are beautiful, functional, are great for newborns up to 35 lb toddlers and are made right here in Canada. (Retail value of $109.00, color not as shown).

Prize #3 is a $25 Gift Certificate for Natural Urban Mamas.  This includes free shipping as well and is open to Canadian and US residents.  We have some really fabulous new babywearing products heading our way as well as our ever popular in-stock products.  And this gift certificate could come in very handy just in time for Christmas!! (Minimum purchase of $50.00)
Here is how to enter: Please leave a comment for each entry, multiple entries allowed, winners will be chosen with Random.org.
First Entry: Follow my blog!
**You can enter for all of the prizes, but if you are not local than please indicate "not local" or {Prize #2 & #3} in your entry.**

Subsequent Entries:

  • Giveaway #1: Tell me why you need this makeover and photo shoot from Timeless Edge Photography (and really Mamas, this should not be that hard, always behind the camera yourself, never doing anything for just you... sound familiar?)
  • Giveaway #2 and #3: Check out Natural Urban Mamas and tell me what your favourite product is and why.
  • Follow @naturalurbanmom on Twitter and ReTweet this contest (leave me the links) Win a #YEG photo shoot with @timelessedge, a Gurumama Ring Sling or a $25 GC from @naturalurbanmom

Contest is open until Friday, November 19th at 9 PM MST.  All winners will be randomly drawn using Random.org.  *For Facebook entries, please leave your first name and last initial with your comment so that I can verify you are a fan on Facebook.* Now stay tuned People!!  Because starting Monday, November 8th you are going to get the Natural Urban Mama version of 30 Days of Truth!!  I promise to be as open and truthful as I can without hurting any one's feelings and without getting in trouble with my husband (oy!).

Thank you and Good luck! Natasha~

P.S.  This is my first giveaway/contest on the blog, so be kind and patient with me!!