InstaJunction Product Review + PromoCode

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Posted by Keith | Posted in Gift Guides, giveaways | Posted on 03-12-2013

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As most of you already know, I’m a budding photographer and it’s been one of my passions for a bit of time now; so I was totally excited when www.Instajunction.com approached me about doing a product review. Instajunction is a website that allows you to order custom products using your own photographs from Instagram, Facebook, or your own collection on your computer. It felt like the perfect partnership: they get information about their products broadcasted to a larger audience and I get to see what some of my work looks like actually printed out. I’ve been a bit nervous to print my work so far, afraid it wouldn’t look good on paper. So this product review gave me the opportunity to come out of my shell a little. Thank You Instajunction.

I’m going to break the review down into the following categories:
– Product Variety
– Ordering Experience
– Delivery Speed
– Product Quality

5 Winners Means 5 Announcements

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Posted by Keith | Posted in giveaways, Opportunities | Posted on 28-10-2012

Well this was certainly a fun one for me and I hope to be able to bring many more opportunities like this to the readers of DFB.  The Best Buy $25 Gift Card Giveaway has ended and the winners have been selected.  Before I reveal who the lucky winners are, I would like to say that I really enjoyed reading all of the responses, seeing the great variety of things that you guys were excited about means that Best Buy has done a great job with its improvements.  The folks at Best Buy were impressed with your responses as well, it was great feedback for them.  So I want to thank you guys, each and everyone of you who participated.

And now without further ado, I take great pleasure in announcing the winners of the $25 Best Buy Gift Card Giveaway:

Mami2jcn

Elena

Amanda Sakovitz

Harmony B

Elisabeth

 

Congrats to all 5 winners!!! I hope you enjoy your prize

 

Best Buy $25 Gift Card Giveaway (5winners) & New Store Review

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Posted by Keith | Posted in Advice, giveaways, Opportunities | Posted on 15-10-2012

Same Store, Completely New Experience!!!

Something miraculous happened to me (and by extension, you) recently; Best Buy contacted me and asked me to come out to the grand reopening of one of their stores in Minnesota.  They wanted me to check it out and find out about all of the new and exciting changes that they’ve made and then come back and tell all of you guys about it.  Okay maybe miraculous is too strong of a word, but it’s still pretty freaking awesome!  There are a couple reasons that make it “pretty freaking awesome”:

  1. As you guys know, Best Buy is my favorite store; even Tre knows this, anytime something from Best Buy comes in the mail, he ensures that it’s kept safe and separate for me until I come home (maybe he enjoys the sparkle in my eye when I open it)
  2. Best Buy truly has made some really amazing changes, and if it wasn’t for this opportunity, I wouldn’t have known about a few of them.  Since I’m gonna tell you guys all about them, it means you may not have known about them either
  3. The good folks over at Best Buy were thoughtful enough to provide me with a gift card for coming in and doing the review.  And because they are so awesome, they also provided 5 (FIVE) gift cards to be given away to Daddy’s Fish Bowl readers.
  4. I think many of you were sold with reason number 3, so I’ll just stop here.

Continue reading to find out all about the cool new changes that Best Buy has implemented and to find out how you can win the $25 Best Buy Gift Card.

DFB Sex Guess Giveaway Winner Announcement

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Posted by Keith | Posted in Activities, Baby Guppy, Family, giveaways | Posted on 27-09-2012

Well it’s finally here, the moment that you’ve all been waiting for; it’s time to find out the lucky winner of our Sex Guess Giveaway.  We had 28 entries that guessed Baby Guppy would be a girl and 16 entries that guessed for a boy.  I want to thank all of you for entering and coming along for the ride as we played the waiting game to find out our babies gender.  However, given that we aren’t having twins, only one group of you guys could be right and that group is the folks that guessed Baby Guppy was a girl!

All 28 names were assigned a random number and then 28 numbers were placed into a hat, with one winner to be drawn.  The drawing was conducted last night and the winner will be revealed “live” by watching the following video.

Good Luck Guys!


 

P.S.     Ty’s hat was not harmed during the filming of this video

P.S.S.    Tre’s drum sticks were not harmed after they were forcefully removed from him

Sex Guess….$25 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

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Posted by Keith | Posted in Baby Guppy, Family, giveaways | Posted on 17-09-2012

Guess The Sex, Win A Prize

Baby Guppy continues to get bigger with each passing day and the excitement is running rampant in our house.  He or she is 18 weeks now, so that means we’re nearly half way to the finish line.  Typically when people have baby’s they’re showered with gifts; but at DFB, we wanted to do something a little different.  In celebration of Baby Guppy’s gender unveiling, we wanted to show our appreciate for all of the love and support you guys have given us thus far by rewarding you with a gift.  Let’s just call it a reverse baby shower present.  Next Tuesday we find out if Baby Guppy is a boy or a girl and we want all of you to share in the excitement with us.  We’re hosting a contest to let the readers guess the sex of Baby Guppy, based on some very scientific tests that we’ve conducted over the past few weeks.  One lucky winner who guesses correctly will receive a $25 gift card to Amazon.com.  So read on to, review the findings of our studies, make your guess, and find out how to enter to win.  Good Luck!!!!!

 

Please find below some conclusive scientific data to assist with your determination of the baby’s gender.

 

Test #1: The Heartbeat Test – If baby’s heartbeat is above 140bpm, then it is a girl; if it is below it is a boy

Results: Heartbeat Range 148-151

Conclusion: IT’S A GIRL

 

Test #2: Key To My Heart Test – If the pregnant woman picks up a key from a flat surface by the narrow end, it is a girl; if the key is retrieved by the fat end, it is a boy

Results: Narrow End

Conclusion: IT’S A GIRL

 

Test #3: Chinese Gender Chart – Based on conception date/due date and mother’s age, the Chinese gender chart can determine the sex of the baby

Results: See Conclusion

Conclusion: IT’S A BOY

 

Test #4: Ring On A String – Tie a ring to a string and hold it over Mom’s belly, if the ring swings in a circular motion, it’s a girl; however, if it swings back and forth, it’s a boy

Results: Circular Motion

Conclusion: IT’S A GIRL

 

Test #5: Baby In The Belly – If the woman is carrying high, it’s a girl; if she is carrying low, it’s a boy

Results: We feel that she is carrying high, but see for yourselves and make a decision

Is That Baby High Or Low???

Conclusion: IT’S A GIRL

 

So there you have it folks; concrete, hard-hitting, totally conclusive evidence of the sex of our unborn child.  Please, take some time to review the information provided because only those participants with the correct answer will be entered to win the $25 Amazon.com Gift Card.

 

Giveaway Entry Rules

  • Deadline to enter the drawing is 11:59pm EST on Sep 24th 2012
  • Only those participants who accurately predict Baby Guppy’s gender will be entered into the drawing
  • Each entrant will be assigned a random number and the winner will be identified by the selection of that number
  • If the selected winner does not claim their winnings by 5:00pm EST on Sep 28, 2012, a new winner will be selected

 

How To Enter

  • Leave a comment on this post letting us know if you think Baby Guppy will be a boy or girl; and which (if any) of the old wives tales mentioned above led to your decision

 

AND CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING

 

  • “Like” the Daddy’s Fish Bowl Facebook Fan Page by visiting this link; http://www.facebook.com/DFBFans
  • Retweet the following tweet. “RT @KRob5858 Enter to win a FREE $25 Amazon Gift Card from Daddy’s Fish Bowl http://tinyurl.com/9p8jo97 #giveaway”
  • Include a link to this post on Facebook.

 

For all of the above options, please be sure to leave a comment letting me know which option you’ve completed and be sure to include your FB or Twitter name so that I can contact you if you are the winner

 

Good luck and happy guessing!!!

And The WINNER Is…

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Posted by Keith | Posted in giveaways | Posted on 08-08-2011

Well our first ever giveaway has come to an end and a winner has been selected. Before I reveal who the lucky winner is, I would like to say that this was a very fun and exciting thing to do. I had a ball organizing and running the giveaway, a lot of the responoses brought back tons of memories and also generated quite a few laughs; you guys had quite a few excentric toys as children. Since this was such a great hit, there will definitely be more, so be sure to stay tuned!

And now without further ado, I take great pleasure in announcing the winner of the $25 Toys R Us gift card giveaway:

 

 

 

The winner of our first ever giveaway is CARON!!!!

Congratulations Caron, I hope you enjoy your prize.

 

 

Thanks to all that participated, the enormous response that we received was overwhelming and greatly appreciated. Thanks for celebrating the 2 year blogiversary of Daddy’s Fish Bowl

Drawing entries can be verified by visiting the following link:
http://www.random.org/draws/details/?draw=7112

***$25 TOYS R US Gift Card Giveaway***

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Posted by Keith | Posted in giveaways, Holidays, Opportunities | Posted on 26-07-2011

DFB Is Turning Twooooooooooo Yrs Old

DFB Is Turning Twooooooooooo Yrs Old

Do you guys have any idea what is happening on Aug 6th, 2011?  No, well let me fill you in: this blog is turning 2 years old!!!  How cool is that right?  To celebrate the 2nd blogiversary of Daddy’s Fish Bowl, I’m hosting my very first giveaway to show my appreciation to you guys for all of your support, comments, advice, laughs, tears…pretty much everything that you, the reader, has done for this blog.  I appreciate it all and want to celebrate by giving back.  Since this is a blog focused primarily on kids, I thought the perfect prize to give away would be a $25 gift card to Toys R Us.  I mean seriously, who doesn’t love Toys R Us?  It’s where a kid can be a kid. I know a lot of my readers don’t have kids, but don’t fret; Toys R Us has things for big kids too, so you’ll definitely want to participate in this giveaway as well.  I’m extremely excited to be hosting this giveaway and can’t wait to find out the winner, who will be selected on Aug 6th 2011.  The rules of the giveaway are listed below; check them out and have fun, good luck to all of you.