Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Family Day Out – Nestle Family Giveaway

by Melanie Edwards on May 7, 2010 · 352 comments

in Giveaways, viernes social

Mother's Day

What do you normally do on Mother’s Day? Do you stay home and relax? Go out to eat?

This will be my 5th year celebrating Mother’s Day for myself; before that it was all about my mami. Of course, that means that I share the celebrations with my mom now. Usually, this means I do a little relaxing at home with my family and then visit my mother for the other half of the day. I think once we all went out to eat together. But, we’ve never really done a family day out for Mother’s Day. I think maybe next year I will plan a beach trip so we can all enjoy the wonderful May weather and both my mom and I can relax by the ocean.

To celebrate Mother’s Day, Nestle Family is currently holding a national giveaway on their site and also offering a giveaway for ModernMami.com readers.

Mother’s Day to Remember National Sweepstakes

Nestle Family Mother's Day SweepstakesYou could win $8,000 toward a family dream vacation plus $2,000 for a spa day or night out on the town with your friends. See details and enter at Nestle Family by May 31, 2010.

ModernMami.com Reader Giveaway

Family Day Out Nestle Family Mother's Day GiveawayOne of you could win a prize pack full of the following coupons and products ($150 value):

  • $29.99 Shutterfly gift card
  • 30-day supply of Glowelle
  • Carnation Instant Breakfast Essentials
  • Juicy Juice
  • Dreyer’s ice cream
  • Toll House
  • Nesquik
  • Cranberry Raisinets
  • Stouffer’s
  • Nestle Pure Life
  • Wonka Exceptionals
  • Wonka Sploshberries
  • Recipe cards featuring recipes from meals.com

How to Enter

Required entry: If you’d like to enter this contest, simply leave a comment below and tell us how you normally celebrate Mother’s Day.

Extra entries (optional):

Each of the following will count as 1 extra entry. You’ll need to leave a separate comment for each entry.

  1. Follow @modernmami on twitter.
  2. Tweet the following: Enter to win $150 worth of Nestle products at @modernmami. Ends 5/13. http://bit.ly/dcoTFJ #giveaway #contest
  3. Like ModernMami.com on Facebook and leave a comment on this post with your Facebook name.
  4. Subscribe to this blog via email and leave a comment with the email you used to subscribe. (You can use the email field to do this instead of putting your email in the comment if you prefer.)
  5. Subscribe on friendfeed and leave a comment with your friendfeed ID.
  6. Write a blog post on your own blog sharing with your readers how you celebrate Mother’s Day and make sure to link back to this contest page in your post. Leave a comment with your post link.

All entries must be in by Thursday, May 13 at 11:59 pm EST. Remember to leave a separate comment for each entry. The winner will be chosen using Random.org and will be notified via email. (Please be sure to provide a valid email address with your entry.)

Hope all you mamis have a wonderful Mother’s Day!

Disclosure: In conjunction with hosting this giveaway, I will also receive a Nestle Family prize pack.

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Pat B May 9, 2010 at 2:56 pm

We usually go to brunch at the Elks Lodge and then maybe a movie.


Jen May 9, 2010 at 3:24 pm

I make my mom breakfast!


sksweeps May 9, 2010 at 5:28 pm

I normally celebrate Mother's Day by taking my Mom and Dad out for a nice lunch. But, we do it the Saturday before Mother's Day to avoid the crazy crowds (tried the real day ONCE and it was such a long wait and so crowded that we decided to not try it again)!

sksweeps (at) earthlink (dot) net


nicole May 9, 2010 at 8:25 pm

My mom lives in another state, but I make sure to call her bright and early to wish her a happy mother's day.


bonggamom May 9, 2010 at 10:40 pm

My kids climb onto our bed and shower me with kisses and cards. Then we have waffles for brunch.


bonggamom May 9, 2010 at 10:41 pm

I follow @modernmami on Twitter (@bonggafinds)


bonggamom May 9, 2010 at 10:41 pm
bonggamom May 9, 2010 at 10:41 pm

I 'liked' you on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/bonggamom)


jshove1 May 10, 2010 at 7:07 am

we do a big lunch at a resturant of my grandmothers chioce, since she is the oldest mom in our family. this year was california pizza kitchen, we eat, then exchange gifts (normally flowers you can plant) I gave gerber daisys this year :)

then we get desert, hug each other and go home!


Cissa Fireheart May 10, 2010 at 7:27 am

I follow on twitter – CissaFireheart


Cissa Fireheart May 10, 2010 at 7:28 am
Cissa Fireheart May 10, 2010 at 7:30 am

I usually spend the day with my kids and husband. My kids make breakfast in bed (toast, fruit, milk) and I get complete reign of the TV, lunch, dinner, etc. We usually go to dinner wherever I want. And somewhere in there I get a gift or flowers. We keep it low key, but I always have a lovely day!


Cissa Fireheart May 10, 2010 at 7:32 am

I “liked” you on facebook! (Heather Leon Hughes)


April May 10, 2010 at 7:35 am

By taking mom out to dinner.


scarlette10 May 10, 2010 at 11:11 am

I usually make the rounds to see my mother, grandparents and in laws:-)


scarlette10 May 10, 2010 at 11:12 am

I now follow u on twitter


lisawoods May 10, 2010 at 12:57 pm

We go to church that morning and then invite my mom and hubby's mom over for supper and take a nap that afternoon.


rmc1ra May 10, 2010 at 3:27 pm

Normally we have a nice meal out and go to an event. This year and last it was a baseball game.


idahomom May 10, 2010 at 3:50 pm

We took a hike and then played Pinochle.


idahomom May 10, 2010 at 3:52 pm

idahomom7 is following you on twitter


idahomom May 10, 2010 at 3:53 pm
idahomom May 10, 2010 at 3:53 pm

Kathy N Scott likes you on facebook


idahomom May 10, 2010 at 3:54 pm

idahomom at cox dot net is an email subscriber


mommyto2girlz May 10, 2010 at 5:18 pm

My dh takes us all out to eat dinner. Thank you!!


Mellissa C May 10, 2010 at 6:49 pm

I buy my mom a hanging basket with flowers for her garden and then take her out for dinner.


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