Giveaway: $150 gift card to Cloud 9 Living


Let me start by saying this is one of the most bizarre but also one of the most awesome giveaways I have ever done. It involves a helicopter ride and a box of crackers. I know. STAY WITH ME. I work in advertising so if anyone can guide you through this, it is me.

Pepperidge Farm has a new line of crackers called Jingos. They come in three BOLD flavors— Lime & Sweet Chili, Parmesan Garlic and Fiesta Cheddar. Jingos challenged me (a BOLD voice in blogging, natch) to have a BOLD snacking experience.

What's a bold snacking experience?

It's going to Cloud 9 Living (the online leader in experiential gifts) and selecting anything from a hot air balloon ride to a deep tissue massage to stock car racing lessons, and then taking your Jingos along for the journey.

WAIT. What?

It's called the "Jingos Live Bold Challenge" and I have accepted it, which means next week, I will be taking my free crackers on a helicopter ride over Manhattan, something I have always wanted to do but could never justify the expense.

I know— you have more questions. Let me do my best to answer them.

Aren't you 30 weeks pregnant? Are you sure you should be riding in a helicopter?

Haven't you ever watched an episode of Grey's Anatomy? Seriously injured people are airlifted to safety and medical care all the time. If I go into emergency labor, being in a helicopter is probably the best place I could possibly be!

Didn't Grey's Anatomy end last season with a helicopter plane crash?

Oh, right. Bad example.

That's awesome that you get to eat free crackers while giving birth high above Manhattan but what does all this have to do with your readers?

Well, Jingos isn't just offering me a bold snacking experience, they are offering one of you a bold snacking experience as well. One reader will win an $150 Cloud 9 Living gift card that can be put toward bungee jumping, dinner cruising, deep sea fishing, Fifty Shades of Grey reenactment classes or whatever else you would like to cross off your bucket list.

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Plus, and this is the best part— you get three free boxes of Jingos crackers! 

You want me to eat Fiesta Cheddar crackers while I am on a dinner cruise?

Alright, smart ass. That's enough from you. Unless you are planning to document the experience for a blog of your own, I'm pretty sure you are welcome to eat them in the comfort of your own home.

If you are up for the "JINGOS LIVE BOLD CHALLENGE" (and who wouldn't want to snack on crackers while living a life long dream?) please follow the giveaway rules below.


1) You must be a Mommy Shorts facebook fan or subscriber to enter. If you are not one already, you can become one by clicking here. Then answer the following question in the comment section below:

Name one thing you would like to cross off your bucket list and which Jingos cracker flavor you would like to cross it off with. 

For example: I want to ride bareback in the ocean while chowing down on Lime & Sweet Chili!

2) For a second entry, tweet a link to this giveaway using your "bucket list experience" and then leave a second comment saying you did so.

For example:

If all goes well, I'll be LEARNING THE SALSA while chomping on @Jingos thanks to a #giveaway from @MommyShorts…

Winner will be announced on Thursday September 20th along with a blow-by-blow of my helicopter ride. And my emergency birth. 

Good luck!

This contest is sponsored by Pepperidge Farm which means I was compensated for this post. With crackers! And helicopter rides! And yes, cash.