Winning bandwagon way

To me, participating in contests is highly addictive. And therapeutic too, I might add. It helps to take my mind off the stressful environment I live in, and creates an avenue for me to escape into a world with endless possibilities. Okayla. Enough of all that hooha. The bottomline is I LOVE taking part in contests, oh yes. Especially when I win stuff. And in the past month or so, I have been blessed with countless contest wins, I am pleased to say. Hubbs will gladly vouch that I will be smiling ear to ear whenever I announce my win 😛

In early April, while browsing through the April edition of Malaysian Women’s Weekly in Borders, I checked out the contest winners page like I usually do, holding my breath as I skimmed the names from top to bottom. And there, printed in black and white was my name, under the Dermalogica winners’ list. At that time, I could not remember what I had won because I had entered the contest at least 2 months’ back, but when I got home, I excitedly dug out the January 2008 MWW and checked. And jumped for joy.I had won a Dermalogica The Perfect Fit gift set worth RM120 which comprises the Conditioning Body Wash, Body Hydrating Cream and Stress Relief Treatment Oil. Ooolala…I can’t wait…

I’m still waiting for the organizers to contact me pertaining to details of collecting the prize though.

And while I was still waiting, one afternoon in mid-April, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that I had won the first ever lucky draw organized by the DiapersAsia forum. The prize was an adorable Starbunz cloth diaper, which of course, is for Ethan. I chose a doggy diaper for him, complete with floppy ears, which he adores to no end.

My winning streak didn’t end there. One fine morning in the last week of April, I discovered that I had won the 5th contest on Zoop’s Rantings on Life blog. My guess of £15.50 for the Calvin Klein belt was the closest to the actual price of £15.00! So I am now eagerly awaiting the arrival of my Jane Norman bag. Another bag for me! A girl can never have enough bags huh? 🙂 I’ll definitely post pictures of the real thing when it arrives.

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While surfing the net on the first Saturday night of May, I discovered that the results of the Mia Bambina Earth Day contest was announced. And to my utter joy, I found out that I had won! I really cracked my head to come up with a poem to describe the Mia Bambina logo and it actually paid off. I received my prize today, which was a package of environmentally friendly products, like so:

One Drybees Hybrids All-In-One Diaper
One Regular Organic Cotton Willowpads + hemp insert
One Organic Cotton Breast pad from Willowpads

Very very awesome indeed.

I also welcomed the month of May with another lucky draw win at the DiapersAsia forum. It’s a set of two Envirosax, environmentally-friendly shopping bags that look gorgeous! This time it wasn’t a lucky draw win per se but it was cos I referred the most people for the contest. Lawl. Just two: Rinnah & Paris. Thanks girls! The bags will be coming sometime later, because I might want to order some other stuff from the Tiny Tapir store too, the organizer of the contest. Might as well ship them together huh? I am still undecided over the designs of the Envirosax to choose though, but I have narrowed my options down to a few. Let me know which ones you think I should get, or did I miss out any other nicer ones? (all Envirosax pictures are borrowed from the Envirosax site)

Well, the prizes I have won thus far are not THAT grand. Not like that Club Med Cherating holiday for two I won back in the year 2000. But I am very grateful, nonetheless. And I am praying for more to come….hopefully? 🙂

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14 Responses to Winning bandwagon way

  1. Jemima says:

    You’re Blessed by HIM.
    HE’ll answer your prayers.

    Get the orange – bright & cherry – just like your personality.. + they’re more a “tiger-like” colour. 😛

    The Giddy Tigress says: Good suggestions and thanks for the kind words…

  2. LB says:

    Haha, love that doggy diaper!! Too cool! I bet it has a tail too, eh? Gotta teach Ethan how to lift one leg up now..

    The Giddy Tigress says: Nope, no tail, though I heard that it used to come with tail attached 😛

  3. rinnah says:

    Lucky lucky you! Glad I could do a bit to help with your winnings. *grin*

    Oh-kay, now I wanna go enter a few more contests too so that I also can be a winner!

    The Giddy Tigress says: All the best…. 🙂 and thanks again!

  4. Jolenesiah says:

    lmao…. thats alot of winning…

    The Giddy Tigress says: Hopefully more to come 🙂

  5. parisb says:

    Whoa! I’d do the orange sac and the one with circles 😀

    The Giddy Tigress says: Good suggestions 🙂

  6. michelle says:

    Congrats! That is a lot of contest you participated. I am waiting for the Disney Contest results. Keeping my fingers crossed.

    The Giddy Tigress says: And I am still participating 🙂 It just keeps me going 🙂 Good luck on your Disney Contest!

  7. laundryamah says:

    wow u r kaki contest and a winner too!!! some gals have all the luck…

    The Giddy Tigress says: Yeah, I ama kaki shopping and kaki contest too!

  8. You must be one of the luckiest ladies I have ever known. Oh .. wait. You are it. No one else!

    You got to tell me what you do to be so lucky! I never won anything … like ever.

    Keep up the good job … Did u win Mr Tiger in a contest too? 😛

    The Giddy Tigress says: LOL…no la, Mr Tiger definitely not won in a contest….:P

  9. mumsgather says:

    Ooh! I love contests too and dreaming about my winnings… even if I don’t win. Hahaha.

    The Giddy Tigress says: Keep on dreaming and one day they will come true!

  10. KittyCat says:

    Wow, wow…are you on a winning streak! So fun!!! If I were still at where you are now, I would take a shot with your loot, including Ethan ;-)?

    The Giddy Tigress says: You are still welcome, anytime 😛

  11. wen says:

    lucky you!

    The Giddy Tigress says: Haha, thanks!

  12. Collin says:

    Wowee! Congrats! Wah…my korkor so smart and blessed! Hope I can grow up and win some contests too someday:-D

    The Giddy Tigress says: With your Daddy’s genes? You can bet on that! 😛

  13. jazzmint says:

    che wah….jealous…u really have the energy to join all the contest hehe..i’m always so lazy, which explains why i never did won anything

    The Giddy Tigress says: Yeah, it takes a lot of patience and determination. But I tell you ah, it’s the winning that gets me going.

  14. I dont have energy to join all the contest. Anyway, even if I join, I have never won before.

    Congrats on your winning. So many goodies, I especially like the doggie diaper. Cute.

    The Giddy Tigress says: Yes, it’s the winning that inspires me 😛

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