Holiday Gift Guide and Christmas Blessings 2009: T.J. Maxx and Marshalls YouTube “Carol-oke!” Giveaway!

Our 8th Sponsor in this year’s Blessings Abound Mommy Holiday Gift Guide and Christmas Blessings Extravaganza is T.J Maxx and Marshalls!

Did you know the average family is planning on spending $682 this holiday season on gifts for everyone on their list , a 3.2% decrease than last year?  That’s information straight from the National Retail Federation which means that price and value is at the top of everyone’s gift-giving check list and it’s essential to look for ways to maximize Holiday budgets this year. With T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, you can stretch your gift-buying budget so that you don’t have to leave anyone off the list! With 10,000 new items arriving each week, T.J. Maxx and Marshalls have something for everyone on your list from the latest brand-name toys to electronics, beauty products, gourmet food and entertaining essentials and are one-stop shops for all your holiday needs.

Tis the season for caroling and T.J. Maxx and Marshalls has come up with a fun, new twist to caroling where it’s not necessary to go door to door in your neighborhood singing Christmas carols in the cold!  In their version of “Carol-oke”, you can upload videos of you belting out your favorite Christmas or holiday song on YouTube’s specially-created “Caroling Channel,” and be automatically entered to win a $5,000 shopping spree or 1 of 15 $100 gift cards, just for singing your favorite Holiday Carol! In addition, for each every consumer who uploads a videosinging one of our original carols, T.J. Maxx and Marshalls will donate $1 towards the purchase of a brand new toy to Toys for Tots up to $50,000.  It’s a merry time to sing your heart out while entering to win big and help a child out this Christmas!

Giveaway Time: 2 lucky Blessings Abound Mommy readers will each win a $25 Gift Card good for any T.J. Maxx and Marshalls store!  All you have to do in order to be qualified for a chance to win is to leave a comment on what your favorite Christmas or holiday carol is!

10 Extra Entries:

  1. Blog about this Blessing with a link back to this giveaway post!
  2. Enter any other Blessings Abound Mommy Holiday Gift Guide and Christmas Blessings Extravaganza Giveaway!
  3. Submit your own “Carol-oke” on the YouTube’s Caroling Channeland leave a comment with the link to your video.
  4. Place my Blessings Abound Holiday Gift Guidebutton on your blog!
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    2. Twitter about this blessing with the hash tag #DisneyFamily.comTravel and comment that you did with your twitter id.
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    Please leave a separate comment for each item that you have completed stating that you have done so.

    Winner will be chosen via Random Drawing. Winners who I am unable to contact and who doesn’t claim their prize within 48 hours of being sent their winning email notification and me posting the winner of the prize in the winner’s section will forfeit their prize and prize will be held in a live contest following failure to claim. Please follow directions or you will be disqualified! This Blessing is open to bloggers and nonbloggers alike. You have from now until December 18th at 11:59 PM (Alaska time) to comment and be entered for a chance to win. I will randomly pick one winner and announce it here on my blog shortly after December 17th! Blessing open to USA only!

    *Product was provided free of charge in exchange for giveaway from TJ Maxx and Marshalls and doesn’t affect my views or feedback of the product. This giveaway is based solely on my personal opinion and experience and results may vary person to person.