Wednesday, November 10, 2010

giveaway day


We love introducing our readers to our advertisers. {and offering giveaways from them!}


Meet McCarthy Photography and Design.


McCarthy Photography & Design offers fresh, fun templates for photographers, as well as, inspiring posing guides.  When you need to offer your clients something both creative and playful, check out the easy to use templates for birth announcements, calendars, mini accordians and full size albums.  Soon to come will be some exciting new products so check back often!


One lucky savvy reader will get a chance to check out two products from McCarthy Photography and Design...The winner of the giveaway will win the  Newborn Posing Guide and the Word Fun announcement templates.




The newborn posing guide is setup to show you the best order for newborn poses. Includes simple posing, as well as, prop usage and those touching poses with parents. Advice, tips and descriptions are included, as well as, and any extra equipment that is used for the pose.


It also contains the setup for both natural newborn lighting and studio newborn setup. Pictures are included that outline posing equipment, as well as, items that are essential to keep newborns sleepy.


Along with the guide is a pdf with each image used in the guide sized for 4x6 printing that you can print out and staple/bind to have on hand.


The Word Fun Announcement Templates set consists of 4 birth announcements that can easily be changed to either a birth announcement or thank you card by changing the text. Three files are 5x5 (double sided), and one file is 5x7 (double sided).


How to win...leave a comment here telling us your favorite TV show...yes...your favorite TV show! We have a feeling we know what the majority will say. We are completely addicted to this show...let's see who else is.


The contest ends tomorrow morning at 8am EST (November 11th).

140 comments:

  1. I have 3 favorite T.V. shows, love them all Grey's Anatomy, Bones and Private Practice. =)

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  2. I WOULD LOVE THIS!!!! Favorite TV show is Chuck :)

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  3. Mad Men! I'm in Australia so we're a bit behind. Loving it.

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  4. I'm guessing most people will say The Event? Right now my favorite is The Big Bang Theory. I'm sure I'm in the minority haha!

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  5. I think I am leaning towards Private Practice over Gray's this season

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  6. I am typically a sucker for reality TV, but lately I have been attracted to some of the new sitcoms... my new fav is Raising Hope!

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  7. I can't say that I do a lot of TV watching, so I'd have to say my favorite show is Barefoot Contessa...love her recipes!

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  8. Oh wow! What a fun giveaway...such neat items. I have so many shows I love for different reasons, but I always get a great laugh from The Office! :)

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  9. My FAVORITE show right now is MODERN FAMILY!!! Its so good, if there is anyone out there that hasn't watched it... I highly recommend it.

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  10. It's a toss up...I LOVE Gossip Girl, Desperate Housewives, Hell's Kitchen and The Next Iron Chef equally! :)

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  11. Great giveaway! My current favorite show is Castle - love it! (But Private Practice and NCIS definitely follow closely).

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  12. I'm sooooo stuck on TRUE BLOOD! I have read all the books and seen all the shows. Now I'm waiting with anticipation for the new season. FYI I just love all the fun stuff you guys do on here...

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  13. Jess-Pixelesque PortraitsNovember 10, 2010 at 8:52 AM

    Well my favorite show of all time is Friends. Right now I love Hell's Kitchen & Rules of Engagement.

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  14. Grey's Anatomy, Bones, Supernatural, House MD, GLEE!, Fringe. Can't pick just one!

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  15. interesting so far almost everyone has a different favorite!

    mine right now has to be parenthood.. i love tv so i have many favs!!

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  16. It's only been on for two weeks now, but my new fave is The Walking Dead. What can I say. I'm a sucker for zombies. :)

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  17. We don't even have a TV. (Honestly with young kids when would I have time to watch anyway) I used to love CSI. Does that count?

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  18. I know it is over, but we still love LOST! Currently, we love to watch "The Middle" on ABC also...hilarious. : )

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  19. I have to watch Glee and Dexter every week!!

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  20. Love me some Anthony Bourdain ~ No Reservations.

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  21. right now its watching the old tv show "Mysterious Cities of Gold"

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  22. 1. Friday Night Lights
    2. The Big C

    Thanks for another great giveaway! :)

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  23. I am probably going to be one of very few but my favorite TV show is Supernatural. I can't get enough of it!

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  24. I love Walking Zombies!

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  25. Gorgeous products, thanks for the opportunity!
    I don't watch much TV, but there is one show I can't miss and it's Bones :)

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  26. Favorite show: GLEE! LOVE your Blog btw!!

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  27. I watch way too much TV to have just one favorite! Grey's, TrueBlood, and anything on Bravo

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  28. I love watching Mike and Molly!

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  29. Hard to choose just one, but I'm really loving Castle these days.

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  30. If I have to pick just one of my 7 favs, I'd pick 'Grey's Anatomy.'

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  31. My favorite TV show is Bones - love it!

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  32. My favorite TV show is Modern Family! Love that show!

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  33. Grey's Anatomy!! :)

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  34. Private Practice & Brothers and Sisters

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  35. Brothers & Sisters FOR SURE! Glee, Greys Anatomy and Private Practice! Amazing Race is on that list as well :)

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  36. Castle! It's such a fun show!

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  37. My favorite show is Project Runway.

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  38. Well it used to be Lost. I guess I would say House or iCarly! lol Yes...the only time I really watch tv is with my children so iCarly is deff. there! lol

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  39. I watch WAY too much tv - favorites include Parenthood, Glee, Raising Hope, True Blood, Vampire Diaries, Project Runway, Law & Order, House, Modern Family, Secret Life, Make it or Break It, Greek, Being Erica...I'll stop now. :)

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  40. I love The Biggest Loser! Helps me stay motivated to lose weight.

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  41. I am a total sci-fi nerd..... and I love Stargate Universe. But a close second is Cougar Town.

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  42. Favourite tv show ATM would be House. Love the dry humor he has. Thanks agin for another giveaway comp :)

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  43. My favorite TV show is Fringe.

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  44. I'm a tvholic, I have like over 20 shows set to my PVR but my ultimate favorite this year is........ Raising HOPE!!!! love it, so funny!

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  45. I love the DVR and have lots of favorites...but currently loving The Good Wife :)

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  46. My favorite tv show right now is Grey's and Private Practice. I am liking the new show Hawaii Five-O.

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  47. I lurve True Blood and also Grey's Anatomy!

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  48. Love this! FAvorite show of all time is Gilmore Girls! But currently loving The Office and Grey's.

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  49. Love this! My favorite show of all time is Gilmore Girls. Currently I'm enjoying The Office and Grey's.

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  50. Biggest Loser!!!

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  51. This is probably not the majority, but I love Modern Family!

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  52. Oooo... definitely Chuck. And The Office.

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  53. I would love to win this giveaway! =) My favorite tv show is Secret Life of an American Teen!

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  54. Eastbound and Down!!!! Crude but oh so funny!! :)

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  55. Favorite show is LOST! Hope I win!!

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  56. My current favorite show is Parenthood. But, my all time favorite tv show is definitely Friends!

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  57. Love your entry method! We don't watch TV really, but my fave, and only thing I really watch (online) is Bones!

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  58. My favorite show was lost, but since it is not on, I would say True blood

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  59. I would love to win this! My favorite tv show is Modern Family!

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  60. my favorite Tv show is.. Days of our live. Why? Because it starts at 1, when my kids take a nap and i can sit down and enjoy all the drama before i go on with my day...again.

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  61. I love NCIS LA and Criminal Minds

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  62. I'm torn between Grey's Anatomy, Castle and Bones... Three hours of great tv a week!

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  63. Definitely Modern Family. That show cracks me up every week!

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  64. Modern Family, Louie and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Love them all!

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  65. when the kiddos are awake Icarly, and on my me time i love HOUSE and ONE TREE HILL

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  66. Great contest... Modern Family is one of my favorites!

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  67. My favorite new show is Parenthood!

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  68. Right now our VERY favorite is Modern Family :) a very close second Dexter !!

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  69. I love House! I have been watching from day 1! Also modern family and cougar town are close seconds!! ; )

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  70. My favorite is Grey’s Anatomy!

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  71. MAD MEN! or Dexter?! I love them both.

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  72. I'd have to say Brothers & Sisters now that LOST has come to an end.

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  73. I don't watch much TV but I'm gonna go with Top Chef. Thanks!

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  74. I have too many favorites! Big Bang Theory.

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  75. I enjoy wahtching Law & Order: SVU.

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  76. I love Smallville and Life UnExpected!

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  77. Glee. I'm a Gleek and I don't care who knows it! :)

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  78. Greys and Desperate Housewives :)

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  79. Goodness, I'm a TV Head, so picking just one is not easy! I'm going with Big Bang Theory just because I could watch the reruns over and over and still laugh every time. But, I also never miss Parenthood, The Middle, The Biggest Loser, Grey's, Private Practice, Survivor and The Amazing Race!

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  80. Um, I'm a little embarrassed to say this, so I probably should just lie and say something else...but my favorite TV show is America's Funniest Home Videos. I've watched it since I was 7, and it never gets old to me.

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  81. I have to say that although I am a Grey's fan, this season MODERN FAMILY takes the #1 position for me as laughter is more in demand for me right now than any extra drama!
    It's awesome and guaranteed to make you laugh!

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  82. I would love to have these! My favorite show is Big Bang Theory...that Sheldon just slays me! BAZINGA!!!

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  83. What an awesome giveaway! My favorite show is definitely The Office!

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  84. We turned off our cable in may, but before then I enjoyed watching Grey's, Bones, Private Practice, House, Borthers and Sisters, And Desperate Housewives! (Yes all equally!) Oh how I miss my Tivo!! :)

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  85. I don't have time to watch TV..... I used to love Reba though :o)

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  86. I love True Blood!!!! What a fantastic giveaway!

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  87. Favorite show right now is MODERN FAMILY! Hilariously written! Great acting! My hubby and I can't stop laughing each week!

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  88. My favorite was Gilmore Girls but that show ended. Now it is probably a toss up between House, Bones and Haven.

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  89. Too many favorite shows to list...Modern Family, Castle, Medium, & The Mentalist probably are the top few!!

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  90. You're gonna laugh, but my fav tv show is "The Office" Can't get enough of it! lol 30 Rock is a very close 2nd though. haha

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  91. I have to admit I am totally addicted to HOUSE!!!!

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  92. I have to say all of the Real Housewives shows but if I had to name one, it would be New Jersey.

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  93. I absolutely LOVE Grays Anatomy and Private Practice. Last weeks episode of Private Practice was the best ever, so dramatic.

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  94. I like Cougartown, but will always LOVE Friends!

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  95. My favorite TV show is House. But I also love Modern Family!

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  96. I absoutely love The Big Bang Theory...the inner geek I never knew I was loves it! Also Amazing Race this season has got me hooked!

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  97. Current favs are One Tree Hill (my chick flick), Degrassi (my teen coming out again), and The Walking Dead (my "horror" pick).

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  98. I don't watch much TV anymore except with my teenagers...comes down to reality shows with them. Survivor or The Amazing Race. I know, boring...I don't have much of a life outside them & work these days :)

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  99. Comedy: Rules of engagement.... Drama: CSI!!!

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  100. my favorite show is The Biggest Loser. I also love Law and Order SVU and The Good Wife

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  101. I love lots of shows, but I must see House and Private Practice each week!

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  102. I am still a lover of Desperate Housewives....

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  103. Favorite show Grey's Anatomy :)

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  104. I'm obsessed with parenthood. I have it DVR'd from last night and I NEED to know what happened!

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  105. Tied between, are you ready for the list?, One Tree Hill, Glee, Gossip Girl, Life Unexpected, Grey's Anatomy, and Private Practice. Gotta love DVR!

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  106. Brothers and sisters...its kinda like my mom's family.

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  107. ESons of Anarchy. Bet you didnt expect that one on this list!

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  108. My favorite show would have to be Big Bang Theory, but I also love Chuck, Psych, How I Met Your Mother and Royal Pains.

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  109. I love lots, but the show that makes me laugh out loud EVERY time I watch it is Modern Family! SOOOO funny!!!

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  110. fave tv show is the bachelor/bachelorette!

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  111. Awesome giveaway! Don't have a T.V. so not in with the new, but my hubbie and I did watch most episodes of Royal Pains on Hulu which I really liked!

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  112. Since there is no more LOST.....will have to say GLEE!!!! Thank you for the giveaway!!! sooooo generous!!!

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  113. Love this give away! And love Sons of Anarchy, Glee, and ANTM- one fave for each of my each of my personalities. ;-)

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  114. Greys anatomy for sure!!

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  115. TV SHOWS....I can't just choose one. I love and miss regular tv. I now watch most shows on hulu because here in Japan I can't get most. I am sure you too are now figuring this out. ha ha ha I love HULU does that count?

    Great giveaway!!

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  116. Psych, if you haven't seen it, it's to die for!! leaves me in stitches every time i watch it.

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