Friday, April 29, 2011

Day 102: Child's Play

2011 Total Earnings:  $12,222

Today's Contest:  Chicken of the Sea: Funny Kid's Quotes
Prizes:  A trip to Disney and cash
How to Enter:  Write in on their facebook page something funny your kid said.

Do I have a kid? No.  Do I have a funny story of something a kid said? No.  Buuuuuut one of my friends on facebook did...

Two kids are waiting in line for sodas at a food says to the other "I don't live around here, but I like to support local business."

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Day 101: A Royal Drag

2011 Total Earnings:  $12,222

Today's Contest:  Boston Interiors "Royal Wedding Guest Name" Contest
Prize:  $50 Gift Card
How to Enter:  Create your upper crust name for the royal wedding tomorrow, and post it on their face book page.  One winner will be randomly selected.  To create your name:  Start with either Lady or Lord. Then choose one of your grandparents first names.   For your last name, choose a piece of furniture off their website and combine that with your the first street you grew up on.

My name ended up being Lady Dorothy Sheridan-Greenleaf.  With a name like that, I have no doubt I would be comfortable mingling with and judging all those other Westminster-ites tomorrow...

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Day 100: Food Fight

2011 Total Earnings:  $12,222

Today's Contest:  Axe Dirty Dilemmas
Prize:  A trip to Buñol, Spain for the Tomatina Tomato Fight
How to enter:  Answer some dirrrrteeeeeey trivia questions on the AXE website to gain multiple submission for the sweepstakes drawing.

I would LIVE, LOVE, LERRRRRVE to go to this tomato fight.  Apparently is started back in 1951 and kicks off by a person climbing a greased pole to knock off a ham on top of it (no idea...but that's totally amazeballs).  Once that ham hits the ground, the veggies flyyyyyyyyy.

This custom RAWWWKS....
Climbing a greasy pole

knocking off a ham 

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Day 99: Gimme a Slice

2011 Total Earnings:  $12,222

Today's Contest: Cavit Gourmet Pizza Contest
Prizes:  Trip to Italy
How to Enter:  Enter a Pizza recipe OR just do an online submish

I'm hungry.  It's late and I'm trying not to eat late.  Must. be. skinny. for. summer.
I almost ate pizza tonight and then didn't.  True story!   Believe it...or not.

Eat late and get fat you will...

I dreamed of pizza days gone byyyyyyyyeeee....

Monday, April 25, 2011

Day 98: A Good Contest. Period.

2011 Total Earnings:   $12,222

Today's Contest:  Kotex Dare To Wear Contest
Prize:  $500
How to Enter:  Write in a daring story that boosted your confidence

I wrote about how I dared to train for and run the marathon.
Is it slightly weird that I, am man, entered a Kotex contest?  Uhhhhmmm...maybes.  Maybes that's also why I said my first name was simply "M". "M" for "Maybe i'm a woman, maybe."

 She would show them...a homosexual tenor is no match for somber ukelele.  

She's wants comfort.   I want the gown.

Kotex:  Helping women communicate telepathically for over 60 years.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Day 98: turnpike blog

2011 total earnings: $ 12, 222

Todays contest: some rice company
Prize: groceries for a year
how to enter:online submish

I'm stuck on the jersey turn pike in cuh rayzay easter traffic. doing this all from my phone close to the jersey show-wah

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Day 97: What is...A Chance to See Alex Trebek in Person?

2011 Total Earnings:  $12,222

Today's Contest:  Educational Insights California Dreamin' Sweepstakes
Prize:  Trip to Cali to see a live taping of Jeopardy
How to Enter:  Online Submish

I love a li'l Jeopardy.  I like it mostly because I actually KNOW some of the answers...unlike another game named Trivia Pursuit, where I pretty much just answer "Ummm...I dunno...Amelia Earhart?"
But the chance to see Alex Trebek would be pretty cool.
I wonder which version of him I would see....

Alex WITH a moustache?

Alex withOUT a moustache?

Or Alex with JUST a moustache?

Friday, April 22, 2011

Day 96: Say Cheese

2011 Total Earnings:  $12,222

Today's Contest:  Dear Doctor Sweepstakes
Prize:  Free Dental work...up to $35,000 (whut the hell???)
How to Enter:  Online Submish

What on Earth can they do for $35,000 to my teeth???
For that amount, I better come out looking like a celebrity

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Day 95: I'll Take Movies I'm not planning on seeing for 500

2011 Total Earnings:  $12,222

Today's Contest:  "Fast Five"/Am Ex Giveaway
Prizes:  Gift Cards up to $2,500
How to enter:  Online Sweeps Submish

Fast Five...
Goes from Zero to DVD in under 3 weeks

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Day 94: Mother's Day

2011 Total Earnings:  $12,222

Today's Contest:  Has to do with Mother's Day...but it's an on going creative contest until I can't tell you, or I'd have to get all De Mornay on your ass.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Day 93: Yoges

TODAY I WON $500!!!
I placed second in the Brisk Tea Commercial Idea contest

2011 Total Earnings:  $12,222

Today's Contest:  Bikram NYC tagline contest
Prize: One month of free Bikram yoga classes
How to enter:  Come up with a tagline for the studio

I took Bikram a couple times.  It's weird slash hot slash amazing slash disgusting slash challenging slash am i going to throw up?

I can't decide what's most disturbing here...the back walking...the speedo/bandana combo...or the dead guy behind the girl in red.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Day 92: Hare Raising Fear

2011 Total Earnings:  $11,722

Today's Contest:  Sketchy Easter Bunny Basket Giveaway
Prize:  Easter Basket filled with things like latex unicorns, Vaseline, sketchy edible stuff like gummy bacon, and X rated gifts like the sex scratchers scratch book and emergency underpants...all of this = Yay!!!!
How to enter:

Caution tape, indeed.


No, I'm really glad we kept shooting...that was a good idea.  

Scariest of all, because this could easily be me with a couple bad life decisions.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Day 91: Menergy

2011 Total Earnings:  $11,722

Today's Contest:  Monster Energy Drink/Trip to Tahiti
Prize:  A trip for 2 to Tahiti to go see the Billabong Pro Surfing Championships (this sounds pretty amazeballs)
How to Enter:

I admit to drinking energy drinks.  I'll totally pound a red bull before heading out for the night.  It's probably giving me some cellular cancer, but hey, I can stay up till 4am.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Day 90: What a Difference a Day Makes

2011 Total Earnings:  $11,722

Today's Contest(s):  A bunch of Earth Day Themed contests
Prizes: Cash
How to Enter:  Online Submissions

I thinks it's amazing & equally hilarious that we have Earth Day.  Like 1 Day for the Earth. The Earth, which has been around for billions of years...seen countless eco-systems...the formation of land masses...and created life as we know it...including our own.  We give it...ONE. DAY.
Macy's has sale that long. 

Friday, April 15, 2011

Day 89: I've Got a Flush on You

2011 Total Earnings:  $11,722

Today's Contest:  Scott Naturals/Sweepstakes
Prizes:  Gifts Cards or a Hybrid car
How to enter:  On Facebook

Scott is coming out with a line of eco-friendly paper products.
One of products is the flushable moist wipes....I live for flushable moist wipes.  A-MAH-ZING.  So amahzing that I don't even mind writing the word 'moist'..the most disgusting word ever created.

These wipes changed my life.

Life before flushable moist wipes

And after

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Day 88: A contest in a contest in a contest in a contest...

2011 Total Earnings:  $11,722

Today's Contest:  Oral B 'Share you story' Contest
Prize:  Cash or 5 years of Oral B dental supplies.  The winners will have their full story shot on camera by a professional crew
How to Enter:  I was invited in by a casting director

So I went in to talk to them about my blog.

What's nuts-balls is that I entered their contest by talking about the contests I enter.  It's like...a contest in a contest in a contest...for-evah and those Russian dolls, or the Land O'Lakes...perhaps racially inappropriate...yet still in your dairy section, label.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Day 87: Cheez Pleez

2011 Total Earnings:  $11,722

Today's Contest:  Cheeziest Pick Up line
Prize:  $20 Amazon gift card
How to Enter:   Submit a cheez-balls pick up line

I submitted a was kinda lames-ville...but pretty Hasselhoff cheezy

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Day 86: H2Ohhhhhhh

2011 Total Earnings:  $11,722

Today's Contest:  VitaminWater--Revive your Style Sweepstakes
Prizes: Trip to LA to meet a fashion stylist for a $5,000 shopping spree
How to Enter:

All different kinds of people drink Vitamin Water

Celebrities do...

Intelligent Women do...

Pizza does...

And so does Helen...

Monday, April 11, 2011

Day 85: There's a Sucker Born Every Minute

2011 Total Earnings:  $11,722

Today's Contest:  Dum Dum Pops/Mystery Mania Sweepstakes
Prize:  Multiple $50 gift cards and a grand prize of $2,500
How to enter:
Guess the new Dum Dum flavors.  Guess right, and you're entered in the drawing.

I love a good sucker (easy now...)

But I am totally LIVING for the work that photographer Massimo Gammacurta did to make these candies even sweeter.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Day 84: Train-ing Day

2011 Total Earnings:  $11,722

Today's Contest:  Clear Channel Radio/Amtrak Getaway Sweepstakes
Prize:  Two train tickets anywhere, 5 grand and an iPad
How to Enter:

I prefer traveling by train if possible.
I like trains more than planes for lots of reasons.

There are no seat belts

More Leg Room

And use of electronic devices is permitted at all times

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Day 83: Bring around the Rosie

2011 Total Earnings: $11,722

Today's Contest:  "Rosie The Riveter" Poise tagline contest
Prize:  Weekly $100 gift card giveaway.  Grand prize winner gets a trip to NYC or Paris
How to enter:  Come up with a tagline for Poise....which is the pad to protect women from LBL....Light Bladder Leakage...

They are using Kris Jenner as an updated version of the icon Rosie the Riveter as their mascot

I didn't know that Light Bladder Leakage was a problem.   
I thought "You made me pee my pants" was  good thing.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Day 82: Winning HIGH

I won the Time Out Drawing for 2 tickets to see Kathleen Turner in "High"
I woulda paid $160 for 2 tix...and those are the cheap tix.  Whuuut?

That takes my 2011 total earnings to:  $11,722

Winning is a high.  It makes you feel special and lucky.  Like Jesus loves you most.

Today's Contest:  Fandango "Born To Be Wild" Sweepstakes
Prize:  A Safari Trip to Kenya
How to enter:

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Day 81: Crazytown

2011 Total Earnings:  $11,562

Today's Contest:  Ford "It's Crazy" Ford Explorer Giveaway
Prize:  A Ford of your choice
How to enter:

They call this contest "Crazy" if giving a car away is crazy.

This is crazy

This is crazy

This is crazy

This is crazy

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Day 80: One, Two, Cha-Cha-Cha

2011 Total Earnings:  $11,562

Today's Contest:  Cha Cha's "Win The Car You Are" Sweepstakes
Prize:  A New Cahhhhrrr (said/sung in a "Price Is Right" announcer voice)
How to enter:

Answer 10 questions about your personality.  Based on those, they tell you what car you are, and you can enter to win said car.

I'm a Ford Mustang aparently

Though this ad makes me feel like the car is called the Cha Cha.  And I mean pleeeease...I would live to drive a Cha Cha.  The name has an amazing legacy...

Cha Cha DeGregorio
Breaking hearts...especially that wierdo's in the background

  First Lady of drag racing Shirley 'Cha Cha' Muldowney
Zero to Sexy in an patchwork hot pants.

Mariah's Bow Wow, Cha Cha
It's why I have a go on these simple, casual walks