Showing posts with label Competition. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Competition. Show all posts

Sunday, 8 December 2013

Its Starting To Look A Bit Like Christmas... A perfect Christmas day

Although we plan all year round.

 Christmas really starts in our house on the 1st of December.

The kids get dressed up and we set up the tree and decorations.

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Visit Blackpool Competition...

Move over Neil Buchanan there is a new girl lady in town!!

If you read my blog you will have guessed we all love Blackpool ( if your visiting for the first time hit the Blackpool tags below, to see some of the fun times we have had!! ).

When I first met my husband we had our first holiday in Blackpool. We have been here every year since, spending honeymoons pregnancies and arguments!! with the locals...  The ever present backdrop of the Tower, Three piers, Rides and Mooky evokes a special place in all my families hearts..
Sometimes I think I surf the Internet without even reading?  As yesterday a page I had seen before  (and obviously not taken in) I noticed the Tots100 are holding a competition to become a Blackpool Ambassador It ends tomorrow!! How have I not seen this before ? Wake up Claire!! 

Quick thinking I put the gym on hold, to think of a way to make a Blackpool tower ( sorry kids, you were at school, we can make one at the weekend) So I share my love of shoes to come up with my love for Blackpool and here it is..

Not sure which picture is best? you can decide for me:)

This post was like a workout at the gym, lifting shoes down from my bedroom = (weight)
Running up and down stairs every time for a birds eye view = (treadmill run)

“This post is an entry into the Tots100/VisitBlackpool competition”

Sunday, 19 August 2012

George/ASDA's Back to School 'Little Designers' Challenge ...

The team from George at Asda asked me if I would like to take part in a Back to School 'Little Designers' Challenge. I am always up for something different so said "count me in". A challenge that involves one of my children makes it all the better.


The challenge is for my son who has to get creative in personalising his very own back pack they provided.It sounded great as an added bonus one of the lucky mums will win £150 worth of ASDA vouchers (and the runner up as well as the blog with the most comments winning a £50 ASDA voucher) Hint Hint!!

Also I got to choose around £20-00 worth of school necessities from George school uniform   just for taking part in the challenge. An additional £20 ASDA Voucher is sent to mum’s who aren’t lucky enough to scoop one of the top 3 prizes as a thank you for our efforts in participating,so this was a win win situation..

I was so pleased that I managed to buy the full school uniform for £20-50 as my son was in the bigger size for everything (being younger you would get the same things well under £20-00 such a bargain)!!

I got 2 school polo Shirts
1 jumper
1 pair of trousers
and a pair of shoes all for £20-50...

Asda have a great range of back to school uniform at fantastic price and the great thing is you can buy on line or in store or both depending which you prefer.

The Olympics may be over for the minute, however in our house its like a mini Olympics everyday. Although that's sometimes just navigating the kids bedrooms!!. I have 4 children and they all love to sport. Sport is something we do most days and the kids love keeping both themselves and me fit. 

With this in mind here is my sons design....

Drum roll please ...

I love my sons bag and he is very pleased with it too.He can't wait to take it to school with his PE kit in...

Obviously this post might only be available for so long as the International Olympic Committee do not like people using their Olympic rings in anything,so we shall await the lawyers letter. My son is only 9 and he is not going to sell the bag or use it for commercial gain,it might inspire him to be an Olympian, so please do not be too hard on him Mr Rogge.!

About this post-we were lucky to be asked by Asda to take part in this great competition and was sent all the above school uniform and a creative pack for my son to make his bag.I was not paid for this post and all thoughts are my own honest opinion.

Update we did not win the best bag or most comments prize,we did however get sent a £20-00 Asda voucher to spend instore which was lovely of them ...

Saturday, 11 August 2012

Samsung Hope Relay : Warm Up And Win....

With all the excitement around the London 2012 Olympics Samsung Mobile UK have some really great prizes up for grabs in there latest Competition Warm up and win...

We were really excited to be asked  if we would like to take part I don't think a day goes by when the Clairejustineoxox household is not running or jumping around so this is a perfect competition for us lot to take part in.

All we have to do to enter is film ourselves and make a 5 seconds videos for the‘Warm up and Win’ competition- part of Samsung’s Hope Relay.

I decided to go for star jumps on the Lincoln Cathedral steps...

My husband running video in Butlins Skegness...

My 2nd oldest sons triple jump on the beach...

My youngest sons silly falling down running video..

My daughters long jump...

Then we managed to get my oldest son to join in...

More about the competition

Warm up and win, win, win.

There are 3 great prizes up for grabs with the samsung hope relay warm up and win competition.
  • 1st prize – £5,000 John Lewis Voucher + GSIII Mobile Phone
  • 2nd Prize – £2012 Sports Voucher + GSIII Mobile Phone
  • 3rd Prize – GSIII Mobile Phone + Galaxy Tab

  • Watch our video
  • Pick your challenge
  • Film your 5 sec
And upload it on there YouTube page Samsung Mobile UK.

The competition is open until the 12th August so make sure your quick and there are some great Samsung prizes to be won (see the web page for details)

fun yeah?!!

 Even I could film myself for this long!!

About this post-we were sent 3 cool t-shirts and asked to enter this competition. We as a family love anything to do with sports and fun.We love these t-shirts they will come in very handy for exercising and running in.I decided to do this post and we was not paid for this...

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Capture The Colour...

The lovely people over at Travel Supermarket asked me if I would like to join in with a fantastic competition that they are running.They say a picture paints a thousand words. Well, rather than asking us to write a five thousand word blog post,They are inviting us to produce a blog post with up to 5 photos that really do 'Capture the Colour'.

They are offering the winner £2000 to spend on travel and the five runners up an iPad each! so there are some amazing prizes up for grab's if your lucky enough to win...

All you have to do is on your blog post, post 5 pictures that captures the following 5 colours - Blue, Green, Yellow, White and Red tell them where the photo was taken and try to include any other additional information about the moment the photo was taken, what you could see, smell, hear, feel and perhaps a witty caption about that photo or trip in general. If you've written a post about that trip on your blog in the past, be sure to link to it so people can find out more!

Easy yeh...

Here is my entry...

Blue....I love this picture that my husband took on his phone the last time I did a race.This was a lovely route and only about 5-6 miles long.This race distance is great.... did you hear my husband booked us a marathon in about 9 weeks time!!

I remember passing this feeling great and on top of the world well near as it is the highest man made point in Nottinghamshire...

Green- we when to Matlock baths for the day and guess what it rained nearly all the time we were there.One good thing was nobody was around so we got some amazing pictures.

Yellow- Even though I didn't get around to posting these pictures till May this was took in April and I remember thinking it's going to be an amazing hot summer!! Thankfully it was late in coming but has been lovely since the kids broke up from school...

White -These first trip to the beech this year and how white and yummy does this ice cream look.This was a amazing day finished of with an amazing Ice Cream ...

Red- This has to be one of my favourite picture,I love everything about this one it's fun,bright,and shows my sons personality off.We took this in London last week just before the Olympics started London 2012

Now I have chance to tag 5 bloggers into the competition who I know love to takes pictures and here is my 5....

The deadline is 29th August 2012

About this post-I was asked if I would like to take part in this competition and ask 5 bloggers of my choice to take part,I was not paid for this post (who wouldn't want to win one of these fab prizes ? :))

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Win A Pair Of Running Shoes From

And the winner is .....

I follow u on twitter as @clairelouise82

Thanks to everyone that entered

Clairejustineoxox has teamed up with  to win a pair of running shoes up to the value of £90....

You can enter 6 different ways but remember to leave a different comment on each way you have entered.

1.) Visit and leave me a comment saying which pair of running trainers you would pick.

2.) Become a follower by GFC

3.) Follow me on Twitter @clairejustineo

4.) Tweet - I would like to #win a pair of running trainers with @clairejustineo and @sportsshoes_com

5.) Follow by email

6.) G+1 this page below

Terms & Conditions

1. Competition is only available to individuals aged 18 and over.

2. The prize will be sent out within 28 days.

3. The prize must be redeemed within 6 months.

4. The prize will be a pair of running shoes selected from up to the value of £90.

5. reserves the right to provide a substitute prize of a similar value should the specified prize become unavailable for reasons beyond its control. Cash or credit alternatives will not be offered.

6. Sportsshoes reserves the right to amend, suspend or cancel the competition without notice and/or review and revise these terms and conditions at any time without giving prior notice.

7. The publisher’s decision is final.

8. Open to UK-only..

The winner will be chosen by After the closing date of Wednesday 27th June 2012

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

#Win A New BlackBerry® Curve™ 9320

Thank you to all that entered the winner is

LauraC881 June 2012 16:36
Following on twitter @crayola888

Clairejustineoxox has teamed up with BlackBerry® to offer one lucky winner a new BlackBerry® Curve™ 9320, the stylish new smartphone for the socially-connected.

This must-have smartphone comes equipped with the new BlackBerry® 7.1 operating system offering users an even faster web experience, a dedicated BBM™ key as well as quick and easy access to all of the key messaging and social networking tools such as Twitter®and Facebook®. Capture every moment with the built in camera with video recording facilities which users can tag to their current location.

For more information about BlackBerry visit

You can enter 6 different ways but remember to leave a different comment on each way you have entered.

1.) Leave me a comment saying you would like to win the new Blackberry

2.) Become a follower by GFC

3.) Follow me on Twitter @clairejustineo

4.) Tweet - I would like to #win a new BlackBerry® Curve™ 9320 with @clairejustineo and @UK_BlackBerry

5.) Follow by email

6.) G+1 this page below

Make sure you also leave a email or twitter name so I can contact the winner

Terms & Conditions

1.) The prize is a new BlackBerry® Curve™ 9320

2.) No Cash alternative will be offered.

3.) Competition is only open to over 18s who are UK residents.

 4.) The winner will be chosen by

5.) Blackberry have the right to cancel the competition without notice.

6.) Competition only open to  UK residents.

7.) only 6 entries per person (1 per entry method multiple entries by same person may be cancelled)

8.) The competition ends  midnight 18th June 2012.the winner will be notified on or after the 19th June 2012.

9.) Blackberry will send the phone direct to the winner.

Good Luck...

Friday, 1 June 2012

School Run Style...

The lovely people at Best British Bloggers got in touch with me about a school run style bloggers competition that going on over at Joe Browns website.

They are giving bloggers who are mums the opportunity to win £250 worth of Joe Browns gift vouchers.All you have to do is create an outfit from the styles on Joe Brown website and blog about it.

If you want to join in too Click here.

They have lots of beautiful dresses and tunics in and it was hard narrowing it down to one set but here is the outfit I have chosen.


As the weather is very changeable a jacket is always great to have to hand.I think this looks great for dressing up and down.

Polka dots make me pop!!

I love,love,love polka dots and flowers are my next favourite pattern so this looks fabulous...

One can never have to many jeans and as these are called awesome fit jean then these sound perfect....

Best Of British Espadrilles- I would never say no to red shoes.These look great not to high and not to low...

So what do you think? do you love my school run style as much as I do?


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