Spook-tacular Sweepstakes: Giveaway #1 CONTEST CLOSED

BOO! Are you ready for Halloween? I have NINE fabulous giveaways lined up to help you and your little goblins prepare to scare!

Let’s do a little word association…..ready?

Dog….cat. Party….balloon. Socks….shoes. Halloween….CANDY!

You just have to have some way to carry all that Halloween loot around. The bigger, the better, right?! This adorable little etsy boutique, Mimi and Reese, has graciously donated the winner’s choice of one Halloween tote bag. Gone are the days of boring paper bags or plastic pumpkins! How cute and stylish are THESE?


Each white canvas tote measures 13 1/2″ x 13 1/2″ and includes 2yds of 1 1/2″ black grosgrain ribbon and 2yds of 7/8″ orange polka dot ribbon. Totes are available without ribbons for boys.

How to enter:
1. Go “Trick or Treat” at Mimi and Reese and let me know what your favorite “treat” is on her site! What would you pick if you were the lucky winner?

Additional entries:
1. Comment here and let me know what your favorite Halloween candy was when you were a kid!
2. Blog about this contest and link back to my blog. Leave a comment letting me know you did!
3. Subscribe to my Feed.
4. Follow me on Twitter (BridgetteLA).

Contest ends on October 5, 2008 at 11:59pm. Contest open to U.S. residents only. Please leave each entry in a separate comment. Prizes that remain unclaimed after 72 hours of announcing the winner will be forfeited and a new winner will be selected.

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Comments

  1. Pink Polka Dot Bags for the Faithful. these are beautiful

  2. She has some adorable stuff over there! Of the Halloween Bags, I’d have to go with the Candy Halloween Bag. Her bulletin boards look great as well!

  3. Oh, all her items are super cute! I’m lovin’ the Mimiandreese Aprons!

    Great Giveaway Bridgette!

  4. I already follow you on twitter… does that count as an entry! LOL

  5. I’m already following you on Twitter (Sarann).

  6. Keep It Classy, Jen says:

    I would SO pick the Halloween Boo Bag!!

  7. candy corn

  8. Keep It Classy, Jen says:

    I follow you on twitter

  9. Keep It Classy, Jen says:

    My fave candy when I was little was DOTS and still is!

  10. wow every thing is so cute and well i can tell you i realy love the bag that reads candy that would be a realy nice bag to have for trick or treat after all its all abt. the candy lol

  11. Favorite Candy as a kid? Gum, Gum, Gum… I was a Gum-aholic! Any and All! 🙂

  12. Love the pink polka dot bags !

  13. Following you on twitter.

  14. So cute! I love the bulletin boards!

  15. Ladytink_534 says:

    Oh I love the Candy (and the Believe) one!!! These are SO cute!!! My favorite Halloween candy as a kid was the Nerds and the Snickers… how about that! They still are lol!

    I’m subscribed to your feed on Google Reader.

  16. I love the “Candy” Halloween bag with the ribbons because I would give it to my granddaughter. Thanks for the chance to win your great giveaway!
    proudyaya04 {at} yahoo {dot} com

  17. Pink and Green Happy Day Bag is my favorite- i almost have enough totes to say goodbye to plastic forever!

  18. The boo bag is great. My fave candy as a kid was and still is Nerds!!!

  19. I already subscribe to your feed!
    proudyaya04 {at} yahoo {dot} com

  20. Hello! What a fabulous giveaway prize drawing. I like the “Mimi and Reese
    Aprons!” My favorite candy when I was young were “Wacky Wafers!” Please enter me in your drawing. Thanks, Cindi
    jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

  21. Very cute stuff… I like the the pretty, pink & personalized tote bag!

  22. And my fave Halloween candy as a kid was candy corn!

  23. Faith
    and if we could add Love

    Two of the greatest

  24. I love the Halloween Ghost Bag!

  25. I love the pink poka dot bags, pink is my favorite color- they look so cute.

  26. Pink Poka dot bag is adorable- such a great design

  27. My favorite child hood candy was and still is pez candy, i love all the different characters you got.

  28. I like the pink polka dot bag that says believe. If I was the luck winner I would pick the Boo bag for my son Jakob.
    thanks
    jen62728@aol.com

  29. My favorite Halloween candy as a kid and now are snickers………..yumyum
    jen62728@aol.com

  30. I blogged about your contest here
    http://mommyjen99.blogspot.com/

  31. I just subscribed

  32. I think everything is adorable. The apron is SO cute.

  33. fave halloween candy was and is anything CHOCOLATE…i have a major addiction!

  34. I blogged about the giveaway…it is scheduled to post 9/30/08 at 12:01am.
    Thanks!!

  35. I sent a request to follow you on twitter. This is a great giveaway!

  36. My favorite item is the pink polka dot rejoice tote bag. If I won, I’d choose the Halloween Boo Bag.
    -Terra
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

  37. My favorite Halloween candy when I was younger was the miniature Hershey’s candy bars.
    -Terra
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

  38. the bags are gorgeous and tote bags and a bag for life is just so hot right now here in the UK but these really do go that extra mile i adore
    Pink Polka Dot Bags for the Faithful

    with believe on
    artbyjan(at)googlemail(dot)com

  39. The Vest Family says:

    I like the pink polka dots bag Bleieve..

  40. Love the Ghost bags. Thanks

  41. Wow what cute things but my favorite is the Bulliten Boards, those are super cute. Thanks for the chance to win 🙂

    thedirtyshirtblog(at)gmail(dot)com

  42. My favorite candy was Bottle Caps especially the root beer flavored ones 🙂

    thedirtyshirtblog(at)gmail(dot)com

  43. I follow you on Twitter too 🙂

    thedirtyshirtblog(at)gmail(dot)com

  44. 3 Kids and Us says:

    Those are cute. I love the pink and brown one that says Believe.

  45. 3 Kids and Us says:

    I subscribed to your feed.

  46. 3 Kids and Us says:

    I sent a request to follow you on twitter.

  47. I love the Pink and Chocolate Polka Dot Bag in Believe!!!

  48. My favorite Halloween candy is the little sugar pumpkins, like candy corn.

  49. These totes are so cute. I love the Candy Halloween bag.

  50. I love the customized name bag. Those are way cute!!

  51. I love Candy Corn! I have a huge glass pumpkin sitting on my dinning room table. Every year, I fill it up with that yummy candy:)

    Leigh-NC

  52. I’ve linked you on my site:) yay!

    leigh-NC

  53. following you on twitter:)

    Leigh-NC

  54. I love the Blue, Blue and Personalized bag! So cute!

  55. tootsie rolls (sp?). yum! definitely was and still is my favorite!

  56. I really love the Candy bag. What a wonderful idea for the kids.
    My favorite halloween candy as a child: Candy Corn

  57. I think I like the “Candy” Halloween bag the best. Everything on the Mimi and Reese site is super cute!

  58. I subscribe to your feed through Google Reader.

  59. My favorite candy for Halloween, and every other day of the year, is M&Ms.

  60. piece of me says:

    The Pink and Chocolate Personalized tote has my name all over it. I love the BOO tote bag.
    livlifelov at yahoo dot com

  61. piece of me says:

    My favorite Halloween candy was the candy bones.
    livlifelov at yahoo dot com

  62. Halloween MONSTER Bag or Your Name Here is my pick.

  63. My favorite is the “Candy” Halloween bag. Really cute! Thanks.

  64. My favorite Halloween candy was either snickers, or the small caramel squares – yum!

  65. I sent a request to follow you on twitter, thanks! LauraCh

  66. So cute – I love the Candy Halloween Bag !!

  67. tatertot374 says:

    Thank you for having this! I really like the Faith Bag. Very Nice! Thank you!
    tatertot374@sbcglobal.net

  68. I really like the Mimi and Reese
    Aprons. They are awesome!! 🙂

    I like the candy halloween tote bag. 🙂

    🙂 Thank you for the great giveaway! 🙂

  69. Second entry

    My favorite candy as a kid was (and still is) candy corn! 🙂

    Thanks 🙂

  70. ghost bags

  71. Hi,
    I would choose the g-ghost. Mainly because my daughter’s name is Gracie and she would love to have the G one.
    Thanks for the chance.

  72. She was such cute items! I love her bags, but I think my favorite item is the Mimi and Reese Aprons.

  73. My favorite candy as a kid was peanut butter cups, yummy! Unfortunately, I can’t have them anymore since my son is so allergic to nuts.

  74. I love the Pretty, Pink, and Personalized. Your Name Here. bag!! Thanks for the chance!

  75. Simply AnonyMom says:

    I think the bulletin oard and the apron are super duper cute.

    I think I would choose either the “boo” or “Candy” bag if I won.

  76. Simply AnonyMom says:

    I am subscribed through google reader.

  77. i like the monster halloween bag.
    andrewandkristan(at)hotmail(dot)com

  78. Whimsical Creations says:

    My favorite is the Candy Halloween bag.

    =) melanie
    http://melaniescrafts.blogspot.com
    melanieadey at hotmail dot com

  79. Whimsical Creations says:

    My favorite halloween candy was baby ruths.

    =) melanie
    http://melaniescrafts.blogspot.com
    melanieadey at hotmail dot com

  80. I love the Bulletin Boards by Mimi and Reese and the candy bag.

    samsakara@twcny.rr.com

  81. Parker Family says:

    I love her bulletin boards. Those are a great idea for organizing Christmas cards, etc. As for the bags, I would love the Boo w/ ribbons using the same font as the Monster one, since she said she can customize them! 🙂

  82. Parker Family says:

    My favorite candy was Twix and Reeses peanut butter cups.

  83. Parker Family says:

    I am following you on twitter!

  84. I love the tweeny hair bows! Also, I would pick the “candy” bag.

  85. LadyBug-Kellie says:

    If I won I would pick the Candy Halloween bag. It’s adorable and my daughter would love it!

    ladeebug224 at hotmail dot com

  86. I like the Halloween monster bag!

  87. My fave candy was sugar babies and candy corn!

  88. Preppy Mama says:

    Love the “candy” bags on Mimi and Reese! So cute!!

    preppymama@gmail.com

  89. Preppy Mama says:

    My favorite candy as a kid was the little packages of bubble gum. My mom never let us have gum so I would go nuts!!

  90. Preppy Mama says:

    I subscribed to your blog through bloglines!! Thanks!!

  91. I subscribed to your feed. Thanks!

  92. My favorite halloween candy were popcorn balls. A lady gave them out and they were so good. Everyone went to her house first.

  93. candy halloween bag

  94. I really like the Pink Polka Dot Bag with REJOICE on it – I would love to have that!! 🙂

  95. My favorite Halloween Candy as a child, and even now, is still Candy Corn. My sisters and I eat it until we are sick…our husbands think it is gross…LOL!

  96. My favorite Halloween candy was always those little Snickers bars.

    legacyofbrutalitysa{AT}gmail.com

  97. I am a subscriber!

    legacyofbrutalitysa{AT}gmail.com

  98. The Blue, Blue Personalized for You is a cute & stylish bag. Thanks for the chance to win!
    cbeargie (at) yahoo (dot) com

  99. I love the bag with the initial on it! I would definitely have to have that. Might do something like that for my bridesmaids!

  100. The bulletin boards

  101. Love candy corn! 🙂

  102. Love the Pink Polka Dotted Bag~

  103. Miss Blondie says:

    Out of the Halloween bags, my fav. is the Candy bags!

  104. My favorite Halloween candy was Black Jack Gum. I can’t find it anywhere now. This bag is so cute!

  105. boo bag junior mints

  106. toughturtles says:

    Halloween BOO Bag

  107. I love the pink and chocolate personalized bag. Mine would say Stuff. My fav candy was ( and still is..) Baby Ruth.

  108. I love the tote bag that says Girly on it.

  109. My favorite candy was the fruit flavored tootsie rolls

  110. Stacey Moore says:

    would love to get ella a Pretty, Pink, and Personalized tote with her name on it!
    thanks!
    moore.g@insideconnect.net

  111. Stacey Moore says:

    love twix!
    thanks!
    moore.g@insideconnect.net

  112. Pink Polka Dot Bags for the Faithful is so adorable.

  113. I like the Pretty, Pink, and Personalized, and the Halloween bags. She has some really great stuff!

  114. I love the BOO bag

  115. favorite candy as a kid???? Candy corn…

  116. I really like the Candy Halloween Bag. And did you see the cute aprons?
    laylarenee[at]cfl.rr.com

  117. I loved Snickers as a kid and still do.
    laylarenee[at]cfl.rr.com

  118. I love the one that says Candy on it!

  119. My favorite candy as a kid was blow pops!

  120. I follow you on twitter

  121. Halloween Boo Bag for my son! He’d love it!
    kristilb19@yahoo.com

  122. I like the Candy Halloween bag. The hair bows are cute too.
    solta(at)hotmaildotcom

  123. I like the Candy Halloween bag. The hair bows are cute too.
    solta(at)hotmaildotcom

  124. I liked reese’s peanut butter cups. This was before I knew I was allergic to chocolate. WAH!

  125. I liked reese’s peanut butter cups. This was before I knew I was allergic to chocolate. WAH!

  126. My favorite candy as a kid was smarties. I could eat the whole bag myself!
    cbeargie (at) yahoo (dot) com

  127. Briana @ Bargain Briana says:

    Candy Corn!

    The BOO Bag is cute!

    Though, I’m into the pinks ones too! 🙂

  128. Briana @ Bargain Briana says:

    Following you on twitter! (Bargainbriana)

  129. littlelatina says:

    the mini chocolate hershey’s bars!

  130. The Mimi and Reese Aprons are cute!!

  131. Gil's Wifey says:

    I adore the Halloween Boo Bag!

    noahsmommy414@yahoo.com

  132. Gil's Wifey says:

    I adore the Halloween Boo Bag!

    noahsmommy414@yahoo.com

  133. Gil's Wifey says:

    Oh and My favorite Halloween candy now/back then has always been Candy Corn! I love it!

    Just the corn though not the pumpkins and I have no clue why but to me they taste different lol

    ty again!

    noahsmommy414@yahoo.com

  134. Gil's Wifey says:

    Oh and My favorite Halloween candy now/back then has always been Candy Corn! I love it!

    Just the corn though not the pumpkins and I have no clue why but to me they taste different lol

    ty again!

    noahsmommy414@yahoo.com

  135. I love the Pink Polka Dot Bag for the Faithful with the word Believe. My favorite Halloween tote is the one that says Boo.

    ldsmom2201 at yahoo dot com
    http://juanshappywife.blogspot.com
    http://homeschoolunitstudies.blogspot.com

  136. I love the candy halloween bag 🙂

  137. I could use a couple of those bulletin boards!

    ajcmeyer AT go DOT com

  138. Regina Bertrand says:

    This is so cute! My girls would love this! I have been looking around for something great and I have found it! I will definatley blog about this, I have added you to my blog site!

    http://reginabertrand.blogspot.com

  139. Regina Bertrand says:

    I have added you to my blog site

  140. I like the Halloween Boo Bag. It is cute.
    pintolinda(at)hotmail(dot)com

  141. I am subscribing.
    pintolinda(at)hotmail(dot)com

  142. i like the pink polka dot bag.

  143. I really like the Mimi and Reese Aprons. They would be so fun to cook in. Thanks!

  144. My favorite Halloween candy when I was a kid was Nestle Crunch. Yum 🙂

  145. I’m following you on twitter(chrissycam).

  146. I subscribed to your feed 🙂

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

  147. Frugal Mommy says:

    I like the pink poka dots

  148. The buletin boards…what a great way to display photos and love notes. Funtional and beautiful designs. 3Musketeers were what I wanted at Halloween and are still my favorite candy bar.

  149. valerie2350 says:

    the aprons are really cute!

  150. Mimi and Reese Aprons are too cute, I like the g ghost bag the best or maybe the candy one 🙂

  151. Pink Polka Dot Bags for the Faithful! Those are GORGEOUS!!

  152. So cute, I love the Candy Halloween Bag 🙂

  153. blueviolet says:

    I love the candy halloween tote with the pretty ribbons on it.
    doot65{at}comcast[dot]net
    Elizabeth

  154. blueviolet says:

    I’m subscribed too.
    doot65{at}comcast[dot]net
    Elizabeth

  155. justicecw says:

    My favorite item and the one I would choose is the g ghost bag. My son loves the letter g!!! thanks, justicecw@hotmail.com

  156. justicecw says:

    My favorite halloween candy was and always will be those little orange pumpkins that taste like candy corn but bettter. I am not sure if they have an official name, thanks, justicecw@hotmail.com

  157. I love the ghost bag!

    My favorite was always the resees peanut butter cups!

  158. I love the pink polka dot bags!!

    jovanessa at hotmail dot com

  159. I love the bulletin boards and the bags!

  160. I have always loved candy corn and snickers!

  161. Mimi and Reese Aprons

    luckydolls123[at]verizon[dot]net

  162. I love the candy Halloween bag !!

  163. The boo bag is really cute. And my favorite candy was bubble gum.. any kind

  164. My favorite candy was the Kit Kat.

  165. I posted your giveaway on my blog!
    http://questtobedebtfree.com/super-feebie-friday10308/

  166. Erik and Megan Pyper says:

    How cute! My favorite was the monogrammed totes. I love her style I am totally a brown, pink and polka dot person. Pick me
    pyperooskie@gmail.com

  167. Love the Candy Halloween Bag 🙂

    ktgonyea@gmail.com

  168. I would pick the Candy bag – I love it!

  169. Seeryus Mama says:

    Cute bags!! I would either do a halloween bag, or the Believe bag…ribbon, polka dots…and pink…you just can’t go wrong with that combo!

    seeryusfam@msn.com

  170. My favorite Halloween candy are ‘Good n’Plenty’ Yum

  171. I really adore her Boo black and orange bags with the bows! Her stuff is fab.

  172. I always loved Candy Corn as a child. I know that is cliche but my mom would always buy a special bag just for me.

  173. I like the pretty, pink, and personalized bags. For the Halloween bags I like the Candy one the best!

    egreca (at) hotmail {dot} com

  174. gkstratos says:

    Love the Monster Halloween bag.
    gkstratos@yahoo.com

  175. missdenise says:

    I like the Pink Polka Dot Bags for the Faithful.

  176. missdenise says:

    When I was young I loved the reeses peanut butter cups the best. I would have to hide them from my older brother.

  177. I would pick the Mimi and Reese apron. With the Holidays approaching, I will be wearing aprons as I bake.

  178. I like the Candy Halloween bag

  179. I love the Blue Happy Day Bag so cute ,I would have my daughters name on it . She would love this .Count me in

  180. Becky, Mom, Mommy, Hey you, says:

    My favorite Halloween bag would be the g–ghost one.

    My favorite candy is anything the kids get ;)..but I always wanted either recess or snickers.

  181. Anonymous says:

    Rejoice polka dot bag; Circus Peanuts

    theyyyguy@yahoo.com

  182. judybrittle says:

    The Candy Halloween bag is great. Thank you so much!

  183. I would pick the Monster bag.

  184. M&Ms have always been my favorite.

  185. Brenda S. says:

    Love the pink polka dot bags !
    Snickers, snickers, snickers. Thanks!!!

  186. I like the pink polka dot bag with rejoice

    tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

  187. Samantha P says:

    i really like the Pretty, Pink, and Personalized. Your Name Here! so cute!

  188. Samantha P says:

    i’ve always liked anything that sour and gummy!

  189. Samantha P says:

    i also subscribed to your feed!

  190. The Halloween Ghost Bag is really cute. I like that it says the letter g ghost.

  191. I like the Monster Bags. I could see the boys carrying these with no problems

  192. My favorite treat I would get would be the Candy Halloween bag. My favorite Halloween candy was the small Hersheys bars. garrettsambo@aol.com

  193. my favorite candy was snickers and i love your halloween bags! so fashionable

    Great contest!

  194. Becca Ann says:

    I would choose the Candy Halloween bag!
    xxbeccaannxx@gmail.com

  195. Becca Ann says:

    My favorite candy as a kid was and still is… M&m's
    xxbeccaannxx@gmail.com

  196. My favorite thing is the “Pretty, Pink, and Personalized. Your Name Here.” tote. It is sooooo cute!

  197. I love the Halloween BOO Bag 🙂

  198. memoore57 says:

    I like the candy holloween bag best.

  199. My favorite candy to get on Halloween as a kid was peanut brittle

  200. My Favorite would have to be
    the Candy bags. My Daughter
    last year wouldn’t say Trick or
    Treat she would walk up to the
    door and say Candy lol so that
    bag is so for her.
    Thanks

  201. The Candy Bag. It fits my
    Daughter. Last year when Trick or
    Treating she didn’t get the whole
    Trick or Treat thing so kept
    holding up her bag and saying “Candy” at the doors lol

  202. The Candy Bag it reminds me of
    my Daughter trick or treating last
    year. She didn’t get the whole
    say Trick or Treat so kept saying “Candy” lol

  203. Additional entries:
    1. Comment here and let me know what your favorite Halloween candy was when you were a kid!

    My fav candy when I was a kid was getting Reese cups.

  204. i love the Pink Polka Dot Bags for the Faithful..the one that says believe 🙂

  205. Bakersdozen says:

    I love the “Candy Halloween” bag. vidomich(at)yahoo(dot)com

  206. justusseven says:

    I love the personalized aprons. Thanks for the chance to win

  207. Pink Polka Dot Bags.

  208. I adore the Pretty, Pink, and Personalized.

  209. donna444444 says:

    I would like the Mimi and Reese Apron.
    donna444444@yahoo.com

  210. donna444444 says:

    I loved Recees (sp?) peanut butter cups.
    donna444444@yahoo.com

  211. donna444444 says:

    I subscribed.
    donna444444@yahoo.com

  212. I like the Candy Halloween bag. The ribbons are awesome!

  213. Anonymous says:

    The best treat on the site was the Halloween MONSTER Bag. If I win that is the bag I would like to have. Thanks for the contest.
    Kathy
    kathleenyohanna@hotmail.com.

  214. Anonymous says:

    My favorite Halloween candy was always chocolate and it still is my favorite. I guess some things never change.
    Kathy
    kathleenyohanna@hotmail.com

  215. masonsgranny59 says:

    Rejoice polka dot bag reese

  216. I love the Mimi and Reese Aprons!

  217. My favorite Halloween candy was Milky Way.

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