Spring SURPRISE! | $100 Paypal CASH #GIVEAWAY | [CLOSED]

Spring is in the air! And as the flowers start to bloom and the world is filled with colors, I start to see GREEN!

Because I always want to do little things in the Spring that cost money – like getting a fabulous new outfit, or fixing up the front yard.

Soooo, I thought it would be great to give you a way to get a little Spring Surprise for yourself!

I teamed up with some of my great bloggy friends and we want to give YOU $100 in Paypal cash to spend any way you want!

What will you buy?

That fab new dress? Flowers for the front yard? A day at the spa? The possibilities are endless! But only if you enter to win this Spring Surprise!


So, here’s how it works. Entry is super easy thanks to Rafflecopter!

You simply have to answer a question – What would you do with this awesome Spring Surprise?

That’s it – you’re entered! But wait! Since I’m sure you want even better chances of winning (it’s 100 bucks!), you can earn extra entries in several ways. You can like the sponsoring blogs facebook pages, follow them on twitter, add them to your circles on Google+ or enter other contest and leave comments on great posts! How much or how little you do is up to you! But remember, the more entries you complete, the better your chances are to win!

So are you ready? Do you know what you’ll spend your Spring Surprise on? Then enter away!



The blogs participating in this event are:

The Adventures of J-Man and MillerBug, Our Kids Mom, Book R Us, Musings from a Stay at Home Mom, Misadventures with Andi, Simple Savings for ATL Moms, Dallas Single Mom, Mompreneur Mogul, Mom Blogger Buzz and (Aspiring) Domestic Goddess Mommy!


  1. I would nab a beautiful ring that I have been eying on Ebay.com! Thanks! XO

  2. I’d spend it on my vacation!

    Thanks for the chance!

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  4. I’d spend it on new spring fashions.

  5. Kim Henrichs says

    I would get some new shoes.

  6. Thanks for a great giveaway! I will use the money to pay for my daughter’s birthday this spring.
    Angela Michels
    lilsweeper76 at yahoo dot com

  7. Kristin Miller says

    I would spend it on some new spring clothes!

  8. stacey dempsey says

    all my kids ( and me too) need new shoes for spring/summer so I would go shoe shopping

  9. Michele Henneman says

    I would save for birthday and christmas presents

  10. amanda roach says

    i would put it towards my school books for college this summer.

  11. Maija M says

    I would get a new haircut!

  12. Been saving for a new fridge

  13. I’d like to say my Disney vacation, but my vacation is before the contest ends. So probably to pay the bill from that. Or maybe I’ll buy my daughter a new American Girl doll

    • tracey johnson (rochelle) says

      one new spring shoes for the kids

  14. Jennifer Hiles says

    by buying some spring clothes and sandals!

  15. Christine M says

    I would use it on gas for a road trip this summer

  16. I would be putting this towards the new bed we need!

  17. Kari says

    I would by Flowers for my back patio!

  18. sandy weinstein says

    i would pay the atty’s

  19. Jeanna says

    I would use it to by my kids some summer clothes!

  20. Mary says

    I would use the $100 to buy some new clothes for my kids and some new baby clothes for our new addition that is due in August. What a great giveaway.

  21. I would use the money on a gift for my mom’s upcoming birthday.

  22. Tabitha Evans says

    groceries or clothes for my daughter

  23. Jennifer H says

    on our vacation getaway!

  24. Monica Tompkins ( says

    On shoes for my wedding and batchlorette party!

  25. on new shoes for my daughter

  26. I would use the spring surprise cash to take the kids to a new indoor playground on a rainy day – they have rock climbing wall, bouncy bounces, a spider climbing thing with slides and laser tag.

  27. Vicky C. says

    I’d spend it on some healthy food. πŸ™‚

  28. Dawn Valentine says

    My son is graduating from college in May and my daughter is graduating from high school in June. So there will be MANY ways to spend the cash!!

  29. Belinda says

    I would use the $100 on helping to fix up the backyard in preparation for backyard bbqs! =)

  30. Amanda Miner says

    I would spend it on crochet stuff

  31. Brandy B. says

    I would go get a massage. My body has been feeling the effects of roller derby lately and I would love a massage.

  32. Robin Bouza says

    I would put some of it toward buying flowers to plant in my yard. The rest would go toward vet bills from my new kitty I adopted from the shelter.

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Robin Bouza

  33. Hollie A. says

    I think I would put it toward items needed for another ski vacation for our family!!! Living in the south we don’t see much snow but my kids love skiing and my oldest has grown out of her bibs and jacket!

  34. jodi lasher says

    I would buy my kids some spring and summer clothes….

  35. Paula Lee says

    I would spend it on paint πŸ™‚

  36. I would havce no problem finding a way to spend this money! I would buy a few mew outfits to wear on job interviews! Thanks for this giveaway!

  37. Matthew B says

    i would put it towards a new computer

  38. Corinne Soto says

    it will go towards getting the garden back to tip top shape, we have this one spot that will just NOT keep a plant alive and i need to get a birdbath or decorative piece to fill the hole

  39. Marlena Curley says

    It will go towards spring/summer clothes for the kids…. Thanks!

  40. Doreen Riopel says

    I think I would use it for a massage. Treat myself before my wedding.

  41. Jacqueline Diaz says

    I would spend it on myself which is much needed.

  42. Kelsi Morrow says

    I would use the money to buy my boys something nice for Easter.

  43. Lee Black says

    I would put it in my new computer fund!

  44. Catherine says

    I’d spend it on a fun road trip to hike in the mountains.

  45. Debbie R says

    I am saving for a litter robot, this will go towards that

  46. sarah shult says

    i would buy a pair of running shoes

  47. Andrea Williams says

    We would do something fun for Spring Break!

  48. Brandy says

    Buy a stroller I’ve been saving for.

  49. Cindy says

    It would go towards a new dishwasher.

  50. tamra childers says

    I need to buy furniture for my sons room

  51. Bekah Kuczenski says

    I would buy some new spring clothes

  52. keeley says

    I’ll probably buy a Kindle Fire! πŸ™‚

  53. Brenda F says

    This would help in fixing up the yard!

  54. Kaye says

    We’re paying off a huge amount of debt, so this would be $100 more I no longer owed!

  55. I would take my family to the waterpark and lunch!
    andrea.kruse at gmail dot com

  56. Stephanie Hirsch says

    I will save it and put it towards our vacation when my husband comes home from Afghanistan!

  57. Andrea D. says

    I would use it to help with getting for a trip.

  58. Andrea D. says

    I have never heard of cowpeas.

  59. Beth B says

    I haven’t had y hair done in 20 years, or a manicure. Would love a pamper day.

  60. Claire says

    I would get a new camera lens.

  61. D Schmidt says

    Shoes for my sons

  62. Victoria Russell says

    It would be terrific for my upcoming birthday vacation! πŸ™‚

  63. Debra Hall says

    I guess like every female new shoes for spring

  64. christine jessamine says

    i would get some more baby clothes. thanks!

    christinejessamine at hotmail dot com

  65. annette campbell says

    I would spend it for gas money for the motorcycle and lunch while we are riding for me and hubby

  66. lisa l says

    SAve iT !!! SAve iT !!! SAve iT !!!

  67. I would probably buy a new pair of Nike running shoes – or splurge on a fabric shopping trip! πŸ˜€

  68. Dawn Valentine says

    My son is graduating from college in May and my daughter is graduating from high school in June. So I would probably put the money towards a party for them.

  69. Azslyn Cole says

    i would spend it on my family =}

  70. Kathy Rambousek says

    I’ll be shopping for some spring clothes πŸ™‚

  71. ileena zamfino says

    i would save it for our disney cruise coming up this July. :] thanks for the opportunity!

  72. Jude Skocki Kelly says

    I will spend it on my electric bill

  73. Lyn says

    I’d spend it on something my daughter needs

  74. Jennifer Speed says

    would spend it on a new phone since mine is acting up….

  75. I would save it to put towards buying my husband an iPod for his birthday this summer.

  76. Lindsay Coffman says

    Something for myself for once! πŸ™‚

  77. Marissa says

    I’d put it towards groceries… boring:(

  78. Karen Lynch says

    Project new master bath could always use some funds.

  79. Kathy S says

    I’ll help my son pay his college tuition.

  80. Sylvia Ortiz says

    I would spend the $100 on the upcoming birthdays for my kids.

  81. Kathryn says

    I would use the money to help purchase a few things I need for my new apartment

  82. teressa oliver says

    On my vacation to Scotland

  83. Kalani says

    New Shoes!
    inalak at msn dot com

  84. Rodney says

    This is nice. Thanks for the info.

  85. Eileen says

    Easy…I have two grandkids birthdays, my husband and son, and one son in law to be with birthdays also in the Spring, so the Spring Surprise would be gifts for them! Books, headphones, a turkey decoy and wine.. love paypal cuz Id need to shop several stores! thankyou!

  86. Marti Parks says

    I would use it to buy groceries and household items. πŸ™‚

  87. athena d. says

    go out to a nice dinner outside : )

  88. Crystal Epperson says

    I would either buy my son some clothes for summer or use it when we go to Dollywood. We have season passes..

  89. Joni Lackey says

    I would spend it on groceries and hopefully have a little leftover to get a little something for my sweet husband as a surprise. Thanks for the chance. Hoping so very much to win.

  90. Christina says

    I would get the kids some spring/summer clothes!

  91. Ditto says

    I need a new spring wardrobe. I would spend it on clothes.

  92. Amanda Alvarado says

    I would save it for our vacation this summer!

  93. Brittany W. says

    Amazing giveaway! Thank you so much for this opportunity!

  94. Brittany W. says

    I would use it to buy my mum her birthday present! πŸ™‚

  95. Sarah L says

    I’ll put it toward an Amazon Fire.
    Thanks for the contest.

  96. ANGEL JACKLYN says


  97. Alan Tong says

    I would use it to buy computer components! Thanks Heather!

  98. Leslie Galloway says

    I’d spend it on our new puppies.

  99. stephanie miller says

    my daughter and i both could really use new shoes, (tennis shoes) so this is what we would get, if we dont have to use it for groceries or gas. that has to come first!

  100. Lulu says

    I’d buy surprisingly fashionable clothes))

  101. Sandy VanHoey says

    I would give to my youngest daughter because she is paying for me to go see my oldest daughter in April and my grandchildren so I could then contribute. I haven’t seen them in 2 years

  102. tami s says

    I think I would take the family out for dinner and movie or bowling

  103. Kristin Miller says

    I would buy some new shorts, tank tops and flip flops. πŸ™‚

  104. Catie says

    I would use this towards a new pair of running shoes!

  105. Karen says

    I will use it to spruce up my garden. Thanks for the giveaway.

  106. Heather S says

    I would buy new spring clothes

  107. clynsg says

    I would buy some clothes for my grandson.

  108. debbie steele says

    I need to pay off some bills. Would love to decorate my house. Thanks for the giveaways!

  109. Jody W says

    I’d use it to pay off some bills. Wa, wah, waaaaaaaaaaaah…not very interesting!

  110. I would buy me some shorts πŸ™‚

  111. I think on Mary Kay stuff. πŸ™‚

  112. Kristie Betts says


    Thanks for the chance to win

  113. Erin Collins says

    I would put my spring surprise toward a new bed for my boyfriend and I.

  114. Gina H. says

    I’d put it toward school books, just went back to college.

  115. Kathy Swaim Idol says

    If I win think I will spend on my grandbabies.

  116. Kenny F says

    buy a new ipad πŸ˜€ thanks

  117. Lee Ann Cameron says

    I would use the money to go see my grand kids for a few days.

  118. Kristen says

    I would spend my spring surprise buying decor for my dorm room.

  119. Terri says

    I would buy some new books.

  120. Michelle C says

    I’ve been saving for a new camera lens! Thanks for the chance to win!
    mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

  121. Rachel Green says

    I would use the awesome spring surprise for: 3/4 save it and 1/4 towards some happy, spring fun! Thank you for the chance!
    thattweetthing at gmail dot com

  122. My daughter just moved into her 1st apartment so she needs lots! I would have fun shopping for supplies for her!

  123. carey says

    Workout shoes and possibly a couple movies

  124. sarah carroll says

    I really need curtains in our new home.


  125. Vivien Lee says

    I’m saving up for some new furniture.

  126. Donna Marie says

    I would spend it on things for my little boy. He needs new clothes.

  127. Kathy Ross says

    Buying things for around the house in the summer.

  128. Heidi Daily says

    Buying baby stuff for my baby boy due in July!

  129. ileena says

    i would spend it on a new carpet for my bedroom. or maybe new curtains. πŸ™‚

  130. Amy says

    A new bathing suit, and save the rest for summer produce πŸ™‚

  131. Elizabeth Owens says

    New clothes for my auditing internship in may! πŸ™‚ I need to get a lot more business clothes Thanks for having this

  132. Edward Pena says

    I will give it as a birthday gift….

  133. Sara Logan says

    I would do a spa day!

  134. I will probably wind up using it towards our bills

  135. It will go into savings! Thanks for the giveaway!

  136. catherine thomas says

    I would put it towards a new pool.

  137. I’d pay off my sister and the awesome person who helped me pay for my website template!

  138. Amber says

    I’ll spend my spring surprise on a nice dinner out with my family!

  139. Nicole Carter says

    I would spend it on Easter gifts!

  140. Cheryl Abdelnour says

    I would put this towards a new computer.

  141. I will pay a bill with it.

  142. Biki says

    going to be added to the money i have saved for my friend’s birthday gift, the kindle fire w/ accessories

  143. Suzanne K says

    Pretty boring here… I’d buy gas and groceries, but I might splurge on an awesome shrimp for dinner!

  144. I would use it towards either bikes or scooters for my daughters

  145. It would go toward the vacation fund!

  146. Nicole T says

    Put it towards paying off my cc debt.

  147. Tracy Awalt Juliano says

    I’d spend it on a fun family outing day.

  148. Mary Michaud says

    paying off bills.

  149. Annmarie W. says

    I would buy some new summer clothes for the kids & me!

  150. Pam (Sheridan) Donica says

    Saving up for a Kindle πŸ™‚ Pay a bill with the paypal…. send money to amazon lol.

  151. autumn kelly says

    I will spend it on remodeling my daughters bedroom.

  152. Kenda Wathen says

    I would use this to purchase some of the cool cloth diapers that I see and maybe somethings for my older two as well.

  153. I would use it towards purchasing a new Dyson!

  154. Kristen says

    I’ll take my family out to dinner, then put the rest toward bills.

  155. Wendi Niccole says

    clothes for my girls!

  156. Brandi Price says

    I would buy me some new Summer clothes! πŸ™‚

  157. JD Blosser says

    Mass Effect 3, we all love the series.

  158. Tabitha says

    buying me some new clothes πŸ™‚

  159. Lisa Davis says

    I would take my family to the zoo

  160. Alicia Zirjacks says

    I would spend it on camping stuff!

  161. Spend it on Birthdays

  162. Vanessa Dalton says

    put it towards my purchase of rosetta stone

  163. Selene M. says

    I’d use it toward our next RV trip in April.

  164. Kathy T says

    will spend on baby items

  165. Denise C says

    I’d give it to my father, Thanks for the awesome opportunity!

  166. Robyn Galloway says

    Buy a few things for my summer ward robe, including a new swimsuit!

  167. I would use this for groceries

  168. Deb Kovac says

    I would love to use it to buy something for the yard for the whole family to use. Encourage us to get outside more.

  169. Carrie says

    I would get some new cake pans

  170. Minta says

    Spend it on birthday gifts.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

  171. Mary Baker says

    If I win, I would buy new hair clippers for my dogs!

  172. Patricia W says

    New summer clothes for my son he outgrew everything this past year.

  173. would spend it towards a trip to the beach

  174. I would spend it by buying some new spring clothes! I lost some weight this year and I need some new clothing items!

    Also I entered the Ebates giveaway

  175. I’ll be saving it for a rainy day

  176. tami husak says

    on summer clothes

  177. Nicole Strunk says

    it would be used towards bills. I have been out of work for about a month and am getting behind.

  178. sandra w says

    I would buy some things for my baby

  179. Sherry S. says

    I would use it to buy some new clothes.

  180. Jennifer H. says

    It would help pay for my trip home to Missouri this May
    jenhedger at hotmail dot com

  181. Lorayne Gothard says

    I would buy a new bed set for my son

  182. Summer semester textbooks:)

  183. heather eg kaufman says

    I would buy my boys some new clothes.

  184. Joye Rast says

    I would use for spring planting of trees and veggie garden

  185. Nichol Bey says

    If I won I would buy cloth diapers for my little one on the way in June!

  186. nannypanpan says

    use it for birthday party decorations

  187. Lisa Brooks says

    I would spend it on bills & Birthdays. =)

  188. Anna says

    will work toward paying down some debt!

  189. tamar says

    buying diapers for the soon to be baby I will have

  190. Debbie Ellis says

    Use for the Grand kids for Easter

  191. Toby Ward says

    I would use the money to buy the Magic Bullet my wife wants plus a little eBay spening spree!

  192. april yedinak says

    put it toward a laptop for my daughter

  193. Erin Rok says

    I need to pay off some bills, it would help greatly

  194. Melanie Johnson says

    I have been saving to get my daughter a leap pad so I would spend some of it on that!

  195. Amy Baker says

    On a new weed-eater

  196. Iliana Blair says

    I would use it for a gift for Mother’s day.

  197. Kim Presley says

    On new toys for my sweetie!

  198. Theresa Rezler says

    I would buy some summer clothes for my son

  199. Cindy Westerhaus says

    I need some summer clothes. $100 would certainly help.

  200. Alexandria Griffin says

    I would use my surprise when I’m o vacation in May!
    Thank you!

  201. Jacqueline Griffin says

    I’d use it for vacation!

  202. I have BDays coming up to shop for…

  203. It will probably go to groceries or gas

  204. melissa Resnick says

    some home improvements

  205. I would use it to buy myself a new phone. The one I have is 4yrs old & is not a smart phone & is barely working for the last 4 months. Can’t afford to get a new one though on 1 income with 3 mouths. This would be great! Thanks!

  206. Penny B W says

    I would put the money in our Disney fund!

  207. Geoff K says

    I’d use the $100 to get a new spring jacket — thanks!

  208. Kim Smith says

    I would pay my bills

  209. Pauline Milner says

    If I were lucky enough to win, I would take my family out for a nice dinner and a movie.

    Thanks for the great giveaway opportunity.

  210. Amanda Stevens says

    The last few baby items I “need”!

  211. I would buy a BBQ grill.

  212. Paul T / Pauline T says

    spring accessories

  213. Margaret T. Breese says

    Spring CARE packages for several soldiers is what I’d spend it on.I’m a member of Soldiers Angels, and I have an “adoptee” who want’s international phone cards so he can call home, due for “mailstop” some time in June.


  214. I would use it to get new patio planters, ferns & suckling plants to pretty up my patio, thanks

  215. Heidi S. says

    I would use it to buy a wireless modem for all of our electronics and also replace my husbands wedding ring that he just lost a few weeks ago while working on the car.

  216. Ellen B says

    I need new spring clothes

  217. Jodi Hoppe Wresh says

    pay it toward energy bill

  218. Dorothy Bronstein says

    To Buy some new clothes for my family

  219. Kimberly says

    I have wanted an iPad for 3 years and this is the year that I have decided to splurge on myself. I would use it towards the purchase of an iPad3. We always put ourselves last as moms!

  220. I’d probably use most of it on bills (gas alone has gotten so expensive), but I’d use a little to get a new book or two.

  221. Carol Buchman says

    I would splurge & buy something fun for a change since it would be “found” money!!!

  222. Sand says

    I would use it towards bills.

  223. ChrissyP says

    I would go buy my babies some summer cloths!!

  224. brian e. says

    Thanks for the giveaway…buying clothes for my daughter !
    senorpiero [at] yahoo [dot] com