January Celebration Day 1: Giveaway!

Not all items being given away are pictured above.

Included (most pictured above):

  • Planet Spa Sponge
  • Waterfall Scented Candle
  • Avon Carmel Mauve Extra Plump Lipstick
  • Mini Bubble Bath – For Kids
  • Mini Bubble Bath – Fresh Peach
  • Avon Pomegranate and Mango Shower Gel
  • Avon Apple and Honeysuckle Lotion
  • Bath and Body Works Eucalyptus Spearmint Stress Relief Lotion
  • Avon Blue Lagoon Nail Polish
  • Avon Red Red Nail Polish
  • Avon Hot Chocolate Duo Color Trend Eyeshadow
  • Avon Vanilla Antibacterial Gel
  • Victoria Secrets Love Spell Body Splash
  • Bath and Body Works Alluring Apple 3-in-1 Body Wash, Bubble Bath & Shampoo
  • Small Nature’s Bounty Reusable Shopping Bag
  • Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
  • The Green Book by Various Authors
  • Why Do Men Have Nipples? by Mark Leyner
  • Butterfly Stationary Paper
  • Chocolate Covered Almonds

Included and personalized to your liking:

  • A set of ten (1o) customizable greeting cards
  • A set of two (2) customizable luggage tags
  • A set of five (5) customizable bookmarks

Included for the winner and two other lucky ducks:

  • One (1) month of free advertising on my blog with a customized button

Total Prizes

  • Twenty-four (24) items listed above to the Grand Prize Winner
  • Two (2) runners up will win one (1) month of free advertising with a customized button

Rules

This contest will end January 31, 2011 at 11:59pm CST. Winners will be announced February 1, 2011 on After Nine to Five and must respond within 48 hours. Comment Contest will be used to decide the winners of this giveaway. You do not need to reside within the United States to be eligible to win.

Methods of Entry

Leave a comment for each method of entry. If a method includes two (2) entries, leave two (2) separate comments.

  1. Follow me on Google Friend Connect {+1 entry}
  2. Subscribe to After Nine to Five via RSS or email – Must confirm your subscription. Leave a comment saying you subscribed or have already subscribed to either one. {+1 entry}
  3. Leave a comment with what you’re most excited to win – I suggest it be something listed above. But if there’s something else you’re even more excited to win, go for it. I won’t hate you too much. {+1 entry}
  4. Leave a comment with a question for me to answer – Later on in the month, I will be answering your questions. You can leave up to five (5) questions, one (1) question per comment, for a total of up to five (5) entries.{1-5 entries}
  5. Blog about this giveaway – You can say whatever your heart desires, but it must link back to this entry. Leave three separate comments for the one post and link back to the post. {+3 entries}
  6. Follow me on Twitter {+1 entry}
  7. Post my button on your blog – My button is on the right sidebar. Leave a comment with a link to where I can find it on your blog. {+1 entry}
  8. Link to me in your Blogroll – Leave a comment with a link to where I can find it on your blog. {+1 entry}
  9. Tweet about this giveaway – Tweet with the text below up to one (1) time per day, for a total of up to thirty-one (31) entries. {+1-31 entries}

I entered to win the 24+ item #giveaway from @AfterNineToFive from the #A9T5JanuaryCelebration! { http://bit.ly/i6oxsj }

This leaves you with a grand total of forty-five (45) possible entries that are at your fingertips. And since I’m feeling generous, if the entries surpass one-hundred (100), I’ll throw in something extra. If they surpass two-hundred (200), I’ll throw in two (2) extra things. Three-hundred (300), three (3) things extra and so on. As for the extras, there is no limit so get moving!

Good luck!

UPDATE AS OF 1/23: 1 item added, bringing the total number of items for the winner to 25. It will be a surprise for the winner. :)

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Comments

  1. Why do men have nipples, I wonder? They might look a little bare without them, though :) Happy New year!!

    Stress relief lotion sounds pretty amazing, by the way :)

  2. I follow you. And this is seriously a great giveaway!! I'm mostly interested in the sponsoring, the books and the bubble bath!! YES YES YES!! I'm so going to blog about this later, i'll post back when I do :)

  3. I'm a Google follower!

  4. I'm also an RSS subscriber

  5. I'm most excited to win Fight Club! It's on my book wishlist, and something I've been wanting to read for a while :)

  6. Question 1: Why did you first decide to become a vegetarian?

    PS: I just realized that I spelled my OWN NAME wrong in the above comment, lol!

  7. Question 2: What show do you miss the most now that you cancelled your cable?

  8. Question 3: What has been the most difficult thing so far about the journey to self-employment?

  9. Question 4: What are the top 5 songs on your wedding day playlist?

  10. Question 5: What is your favorite thing about blogging?

  11. I'm also a Twitter follower!

  12. I follow you!
    and I subscribe!

    and here I am.

    the thing I would be most excited to win: Avon Carmel Mauve Extra Plump Lipstick…I LOVE Bare Essentials Buxom…its awesome. Then I switched to physicians formula. I love them both. Or the button….

    a question: Do you do all your web design? Im in dire need of a professional header…

    You were already on my blog roll. & now your button is on my link list.

    • Hey, lady! Just want to give you a heads up –

      The plugin I use counts comments so you may wish to separate this (one comment/one entry) for more entries!

  13. I just started following you. 'Cause I'm a stalker.

  14. I added you to my Reader also. Which is apparently different than clicking that Friend Connect button over yonder to the side there. I did that too. (see: previous comment.)

  15. I am actually rather intrigued as to why men DO have nipples. Hmm…

  16. I also am following you on Twitter. (@kelalea)

  17. Question 2: What was the scariest thing about choosing self-employment?

  18. Question 3: What is the most exciting thing about choosing self-employment?

  19. scribblesfromemily says:

    I follow you on GFC now. Thanks for following me too, by the way, over at Scribbles From Emily.

  20. scribblesfromemily says:

    Butterfly stationary. I'm always excited for butterflies!

  21. scribblesfromemily says:

    Question 1: What do you like about Business to Blogger?

  22. scribblesfromemily says:

    Question 2: What do you not like about Business to Blogger? I've read about it and considered it, but I'd like to hear from people personally if they like it or not.

  23. Anonymous says:

    I follow you on Twitter!!

  24. Anonymous says:

    I also follow this blog!!

  25. I just started following you!

  26. Okay, I am pretty excited about the book "Why do men have nipples" it sounds amazing. Hahha, I have never heard of it before. Also… The free advertising. That is a big package there!! also… I would be excited just to get shit in the mail. Stupid South Korea… lol. Seriously. Don't worry, I have an APO addy!!

  27. I started following you on Twitter! My username is 1AdrienneRose

  28. I don't think it counts but I shared it on Facebook, cause I'm awesome! http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/a1rose

  29. I have added your button to my blog. It is on the left hand side, under “Blogs I Frequent”!
    http://right-here–right-now.blogspot.com/

  30. I follow on GFC, finally!!! :)

  31. I subscribe via Google Reader (RSS)!
    Do I need to leave an email addy? if so: crowndvic (at) gmail.com

  32. The thing I wanna win the most? Chocolate covered almonds. hands down.

  33. OH a Q for you?
    Here’s 1: what’s your biggest fear about getting married? (Since we are getting married at practically the same time!)

  34. Another Q for you:
    How have you changed the most, in “growing up” ?
    (deep thoughts!)

  35. MORE QUESTIONS!
    What is your favorite kind of chocolate: dark, milk, or white?

  36. Question 4:
    How long have you been blogging and what is your biggest success tip?
    (I swear that is ONE question)

  37. and my last question:
    If you could be any animal, what would you be?
    (I’d be a cheetah…just sayin’)

  38. Duh, I follow (not stalk) on Twitter (@CrowndVic)

  39. I added you to my blogroll, under “daily reads” (cuz it’s true, I read this here fine blog every day)
    It’s the left sidebar of my blog: http://www.crowningvictoria.com/

  40. Ta'weet'd (@CrowndVic)

  41. I am most excited about the customised greeting cards.

    I think this is a great idea! And it is sooo nice of you to do this kind of thing for your readers!

  42. As a vegetarian have you found a good substitute for fish sauce?

    I have not. and yet i love thai food. sometimes I just have to pretend I don't know about the fish sauce part. but then I feel bad.

  43. I tweeted again today!!! oh la la!
    http://twitter.com/CrowndVic/status/26033500532506625

  44. i would love to win so i could pamper myself!
    pinkfati1@gmail.com

  45. Jessica Pinkul says:

    I subscribed to RSS feed

  46. Jessica Pinkul says:

    I google friend connected.

  47. Jessica Pinkul says:

    SERIOUSLY, Why Do Men Have Nipples? I must have this book!

  48. I'm most excited to try Avon Carmel Mauve Extra Plump Lipstick.

  49. My question: What is your favorite homemade vegetarian recipe?

  50. I follow via GFC! fsc200408@yahoo.com

  51. I'm most excited to win "why do men have nipples?" because, well….why DO they have nipples?!
    fsc200408@yahoo.com

  52. Question #1: If you had to give up blogging for one week…what would you do during that week?
    fsc200408@yahoo.com

  53. Question #2: Where would you want to go on vacation…and who would you bring with you?
    fsc200408@yahoo.com

  54. Question #3: Why do you blog?
    fsc200408@yahoo.com

  55. Question #4: What is your favorite accessory?
    fsc200408@yahoo.com

  56. Question #5: If you had to switch places with someone for a day, who would it be and what would you do?
    fsc200408@yahoo.com

  57. I follow on twitter (cntrystr05)
    fsc200408@yahoo.com

  58. I follow via GFC (kport207)

    kport207 at gmail dot com

  59. I’m most excited about Bath and Body Works Eucalyptus Spearmint Stress Relief Lotion.

    kport207 at gmail dot com

  60. GFC follower Kathy persons

  61. chocolate covered almonds

  62. I follow through google friend.

  63. I am most excited to try the Bath and Body Works Alluring 3-in-1 Body Wash,Bubble Bath & Shamoo.

  64. I follow on twitter as 409cope.

  65. I am an email subscriber.

  66. I'm A GFC follower

    nickieisis3atgmaildotcom

  67. Love to win the Victoria Secrets Love Spell Body Splash. I love victoria secrets products.

  68. 1. How have you been handling self employment?

  69. I would love to win Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk! He's my favorite author of all time.

  70. follow gfc

  71. Misteedawnw says:

    What do you like best about blogging?

    misteedawnw at aol dot com

  72. Misteedawnw says:

    How many hours of sleep do you average a night?

    misteedawnw at aol dot com

  73. Misteedawnw says:

    What are your favorite sports teams?

    misteedawnw at aol dot com

  74. Misteedawnw says:

    Favorite book?

    misteedawnw at aol.com

  75. Misteedawnw says:

    Best vacation?

    misteedawnw at aol dot com

  76. Nancy Sloan says:

    I am following you on GFC – Nancy Sloan

  77. I am most excited about the Bath and Body Works Alluring Apple body wash. I love their products!

  78. daily tweet-http://twitter.com/#!/409cope/status/28113711356968960

  79. I follow on GFC. elysesw

  80. Crystle tellerday says:

    i follow on google friend

  81. I follow you via GFC. Thanks for the giveaway:)

  82. Bath and Body Works Alluring Apple 3-in-1 Body Wash, Bubble Bath & Shampoo I love this stuff

  83. Wow this is alot of prizes!

  84. Denise B. says:

    I would most likely look forward to the mini kids bubble bath.

  85. beth shepherd says:

    I follow
    thank you
    tatertot374@sbcglobal.net

  86. follow on gfc buzzd

  87. Avon Blue Lagoon Nail Polish appeals to me.

  88. I gfc

  89. I sub to email

  90. I want Bath and Body Works Alluring Apple 3-in-1 Body Wash, Bubble Bath & Shampoo most

  91. brenda helgeson says:

    follow on gfc jemscout425

  92. Pauline Milner says:

    I am following on Google Friend Connect.

    GFC ID: dod

    dod@rogers.com

  93. Pauline Milner says:

    I have subscribed to your RSS feed using Google Reader.

    dod@rogers.com

  94. Pauline Milner says:

    I am most excited to win the month of free advertising. I have a new mediation business and I need all the advertising I can get.

    dod@rogers.com

  95. Pauline Milner says:

    I am following on Twitter.

    Twitter ID: @bullittmilner

    dod@rogers.com

  96. Pauline Milner says:

    I am following on Twitter.

    Twitter ID: @bullittmilner

    dod@rogers.com

  97. Pauline Milner says:
  98. I follow you via GFC.Thanks for the giveaway:)

  99. daily tweet-http://twitter.com/#!/409cope/status/28517888772018178

  100. Pauline Milner says:
  101. tracy davis says:

    I follow via GFC

  102. I am most excited about wining The Green Book.That and the bath goodies.Thanks for the giveaway:)

  103. daily tweet-http://twitter.com/#!/409cope/status/28868126426791936

  104. Pauline Milner says:

    I tweeted about this giveaway today:
    http://twitter.com/bullittmilner/status/291995295

    dod@rogers.com

  105. Karen Gonyea says:

    GFC Follower :)

    ktgonyea at gmail.com

  106. Monique Rizzo says:

    I am a GFC follower.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill@comcast.net

  107. I am most excited to win the VS Love Spell Body Splash. Or the chocolate covered almonds. Yumm!

  108. Jean Fischer says:

    I follow with gfc.
    Jean

  109. Jean Fischer says:

    I would most like to win the candles – I'm addicted to candles

  110. Pauline15_01 says:

    I'm a google friend (pauline15_01) and would love some of the Avon products. Lost me rep at work and am feeling a little lost without her!

  111. Pauline15_01 says:

    I'm a new subscriber!

  112. Pauline15_01 says:

    I follow on twitter (pauline15)

  113. Pauline15_01 says:
  114. Pauline Milner says:

    I tweeted about this giveaway today:
    http://twitter.com/bullittmilner/status/295397771

    dod@rogers.com

  115. I now follow via google
    as scarlettestoltzfus

    scarlettestoltzfus@hotmail.com

  116. I am excited to win "fight club" one of his that I have never read

    scarlettestoltzfus@hotmail.com

  117. Kristi Blackstone says:

    I'm a follower of your blog now with GFC!
    kristi.blackstone@Yahoo.com

  118. Kristi Blackstone says:

    I'm most excited to win the Victoria Secrets Love Spell Body Splash!

  119. Kristi Blackstone says:

    I follow you on Twitter @missblissfulbee

  120. The Avon apple and honeysuckle lotion sounds amazing.Thanks for the giveaway:)

  121. Pauline Milner says:

    I tweeted about this giveaway today:
    http://twitter.com/bullittmilner/status/299439321

    dod@rogers.com

  122. following you on gfc as msrodeobrat

  123. Pauline Milner says:
  124. GFC follower…
    jessicap067@gmail.com

  125. I am most excited about the Avon Pomegranate and Mango Shower Gel
    jessicap067@gmail.com

  126. GREAT CONTEST

  127. Pauline Milner says:
  128. I follow you on twitter @Katier6678

  129. Nancy Meyer says:

    I follow on GFC.

    nancymeyer1 at gmail dot com

  130. Pauline Milner says:
  131. daily tweet-http://twitter.com/#!/409cope/status/31077315395977216

  132. espacularaiesa1 says:

    All of the items you have in the package looks interesting.

  133. espacularaiesa1 says:

    I follow on GFC

  134. espacularaiesa1 says:

    i subscribed by email

  135. SHAYNA BROOKMAN says:

    I AM A GFC FOLLOWER (shebebes) :)

  136. SHAYNA BROOKMAN says:

    I AM AN EMAIL SUBSCRIBER :)

    shebebes@yahoo.com

  137. The avon red red nail polish is what I am most excited about.

  138. Beverly Beese says:

    What a fun sweepstakes! I Would be delighted to win these prizes.

  139. Pauline Milner says:
  140. Katherine P says:
  141. Following on twitter: jashelep

  142. GFC follower

    egenevieve at gmail dot com

  143. Excited to win Fight Club book!

    egenevieve at gmail dot com

  144. Follow on twitter @bobthebunny25

    egenevieve at gmail dot com

  145. Question 1- what is your biggest challenge about blogging?

    egenevieve at gmail dot com

  146. I like the Victoria Secrets Love Spell Body Splash the best!!

  147. Jill Myrick says:

    I am following via Google Friends Connect.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

  148. Jill Myrick says:

    I am subscribed via email as jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com.

  149. Jill Myrick says:

    I am looking forward to the Victoria Secret Love Spell Body Splash.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

  150. I follow you on Google Friend Connect. (Debbie C)

    dchrisg3 @ gmail . com

  151. I would most love winning the Chocolate Covered Almonds! I love them. But all the other spa goodies… love them too!

    dchrisg3 @ gmail . com

  152. Tweeted http://twitter.com/DchrisG3/status/31614015251681

    dchrisg3 @ gmail . com

  153. I would love to win on e of those soda makers, or the tassimo coffee maker

  154. Just posted your giveaway on my new blog
    http://savings-and-more.blogspot.com/2011/01/grea

  155. great Giveaway.. hope to host one soon

  156. I love bath stuff

  157. Pauline Milner says:
  158. totally looking forward to chocolate covered almonds! yum!

  159. gfc: xferriza2 (danielle b)

  160. twitter follower @xferriza2

  161. Katherine says:
  162. Tonya Dean says:

    Your 100th GFC follower – Tonya Dean

  163. Tonya Dean says:

    I would love to have the Bath and Body Works Alluring Apple 3-in-1 Body Wash, Bubble Bath & Shampoo. I don't have my own blog or anything to advertise so that wouldn't work for me. Awesome giveaway!

    tdlsfm(at)gmail(dot)com

  164. crissy brownstone says:

    followed with google friend connect sstone225@gmail.com

  165. GFC follower as Melissa O.

    wolverina401 at gmail dot com

  166. Would be most pleased to win Why Do Men Have Nipples? At work, I have a coffee table of interesting things to read and my clients especially love to read about strange facts.

    wolverina401 at gmail dot com

  167. I follow via GFC

  168. I subscribe via rss feed

  169. I love the Bath and Body Works Alluring Apple 3-in-1 Body Wash, Bubble Bath & Shampoo

  170. hazel hunt says:

    Would love to win!!!

  171. GFC follower (mandala). Awesome giveaway! thanks for the chance. . .

  172. Twitter follower (@mandalarctic)
    mandalarctic at gmail dot com

  173. E-mail subscriber

  174. Question 1: Do you have food allergies?

  175. Q2: What is your favorite book/movie?

  176. I'm most excited to win the Bath and Body Works Alluring Apple 3-in-1 Body Wash, Bubble Bath & Shampoo

  177. Q3: What is your favorite place that you have visited (in the US or outside)?

  178. Q4 What are your ideas for making money online?

  179. The bath goodies are awesomesauce, but I could use some personalized luggage tags! :)

  180. I followed you on twitter. I'm @MomMostTraveled

  181. Pauline Milner says:
  182. Your Google Friend
    Janice Crespo
    janicecrespo AT gmail dot com

  183. Email Subscriber
    janicecrespo AT gmail dot com

  184. I want the Waterfall Scented Candle
    janicecrespo AT gmail dot com

  185. Follow you on Twitter
    @janicecrespo
    janicecrespo AT gmail dot com

  186. Text Blog Roll
    AlifeInSpace.com
    janicecrespo AT gmail dot com

  187. I follow with GFC< thanks! (farrah r)
    farrah dot ritter at gmail dot com

  188. Following you on Google Friend Connect.

  189. Most excited to win the Bath and Body Works Eucalyptus Spearmint Stress Relief Lotion. Today I am sick in bed and am completely stressed out about all the things I am NOT accomplishing.

  190. I'm most excited to win the Chocolate Covered Almonds.

  191. Question 1: If you could have dinner with any three people, living or dead, who would you invite?

  192. Question 2: How will you celebrate the Chinese New Year?

  193. Question 4: Did you ever catch a glimpse of yourself in a mirror (or reflected in a window) and not recognize the person looking back at you?

  194. Question 5: If you could have an all-expenses paid week *for one* anywhere in the world, where would you go?

  195. I love the bubble bath, nothing is more relaxing than bubble bath

  196. I am following you on twitter @cooks1978

  197. I am a google friend connect follower

  198. Rebecca Peters says:

    I follow on gfc

  199. Rebecca Peters says:

    I subscribe to email

  200. Rebecca Peters says:

    I am excite for the Bath and Body Works Eucalyptus Spearmint Stress Relief Lotion I just used all mine uppp!

  201. Laura Emerson says:

    I follow you on GFC

  202. Laura Emerson says:

    I am a email subscriber.

  203. Laura Emerson says:

    I am most excited to win the Avon Red Red nail polish. I love red nail polish!

  204. Laura Emerson says:

    I was so sorry to hear about Bun Bun having to be put to sleep. It is so hard to say goodbye to someone so dear to your heart. My question is how are you doing?

  205. Im a google follower.

  206. Amanda S. says:

    I'm a gfc follower!

  207. Amanda S. says:

    I'm most excited about the luggage tags

  208. susan smoaks says:

    i am a follower on gfc
    susansmoaks at gmail dot com

  209. i follow u

  210. I am a GFC follower!

  211. I am an email subscriber!

  212. Love the sound of the Waterfall candle!

  213. Google Reader subscriber.

  214. I follow you on Twitter @RazzMyBerry

  215. I'm most excited to win the Victoria Secrets Love Spell Body Splash

  216. Twitter follower @Fatally_Flayed.

  217. Do you believe Valentine's Day is a special holiday or a commercial one?

  218. Christmas shopping: Start now or wait til December?

  219. Egypt: Worry about it and devote our resources or let them figure it out and focus on our own interests?

  220. Fruits or veggies and why?

  221. Favorite kind of books to read if any?

  222. GFC Follower: HOa

    alittlepieceofheaven777(at)yahoo(dot)com

  223. Subscribed to your blog via e-mail.

    alittlepieceofheaven777(at)yahoo(dot)com

  224. Following you on Twitter (@hle123).

    alittlepieceofheaven777(at)yahoo(dot)com

  225. Tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/hle123/status/3228767499164

    alittlepieceofheaven777(at)yahoo(dot)com

  226. I follow on GFC

  227. I'm following your blog in Google Friend Connect.

  228. I'm most excited about Victoria Secrets Love Spell Body Splash!

  229. I'm following you on Twitter (I'm @LuckyJinxy).

  230. GFC follower: Atreau.

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