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Win a Mum’s Memorable Moments Gift Box from RedBalloon this Mother’s Day


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#1 EBLeearne

Posted 18 April 2012 - 02:45 PM

You could win a Mum’s Memorable Moments gift box this Mother’s Day thanks to RedBalloon.com.au. Your gift box comes complete with the 'Mum- Because of You’ book and interview journal to create a treasured family keepsake. The box also includes 12 delicious Love heart milk chocolates.

RedBalloon is passionate about changing the way people feel about giving gifts and the experience of receiving them. Gifts should be amazing, reflecting the uniqueness of the individual. And above all, we believe no other gift comes close to a RedBalloon experience.

PRIZE
Mum’s Memorable Moments gift box valued at $55

Total prize is valued at $55

For more information, visit http://www.redballoon.com.au/gift-boxes

HOW TO ENTER
To enter, simply tell us in 25 words or less why your mum is so memorable and fill in your details below.

Once the lucky winner has received the prize, please email your review to lgroves@fairfaxdigital.com.au. Good luck!

*The competition commences Wednesday 18 April until Wednesday 2 May 2012.

#2 ResultsNotTypical

Posted 18 April 2012 - 02:52 PM

My Mum is memorable for her big, infectious laugh, combined with her off centre sense of humour. An awesome combination.

#3 Mrs Fakir

Posted 18 April 2012 - 03:05 PM

My mum is special because she is always there for me.  biggrin.gif

#4 Becstarinator

Posted 18 April 2012 - 03:07 PM

My mum is special because she taught me how to be a mum.

#5 pink rose

Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:14 PM

my mum is special because she is my best mum and friend. hhugs.gif

#6 princesseliza

Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:19 PM

My mum is so memorable
because she gives her time to help everyone (charities, friends), even when she has so little to spare.

#7 siemp

Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:22 PM

My mum responds to "I Need You" by getting on a plane, flying half way around the world (33 hours to be exact) to help me. Every. Single. Time.

#8 snazz

Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:54 PM

My mum is my rock
Even at my age
She keeps me and my life rock solid

#9 cas1e

Posted 18 April 2012 - 06:03 PM

From her curly mullet to terrible fashion my Mum's not hard to forget, but most memorable is her kindness and helpfulness to everyone she's met.

#10 monkeywong

Posted 18 April 2012 - 07:06 PM

QUOTE (EBLeearne @ 18/04/2012, 02:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You could win a Mum’s Memorable Moments gift box this Mother’s Day thanks to RedBalloon.com.au. Your gift box comes complete with the 'Mum- Because of You’ book and interview journal to create a treasured family keepsake. The box also includes 12 delicious Love heart milk chocolates.

Red Balloon is passionate about changing the way people feel about giving gifts and the experience of receiving them. Gifts should be amazing, reflecting the uniqueness of the individual. And above all, we believe no other gift comes close to a RedBalloon experience.

PRIZE
Mum’s Memorable Moments gift box valued at $55

Total prize is valued at $55

For more information, visit http://www.redballoon.com.au/gift-boxes

HOW TO ENTER
To enter, simply tell us in 25 words or less why your mum is so memorable and fill in your details below.

Once the lucky winner has received the prize, please email your review to lgroves@fairfaxdigital.com.au. Good luck!

*The competition commences Wednesday 18 April until Wednesday 2 May 2012.



She is always happy, no matter how much grief we give her!

#11 Penny05

Posted 18 April 2012 - 08:56 PM

Memorable mum? What can I say, She's there for me every day! Her wicked laugh and crazy hair, I know she'll always be there!
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#12 shelbyward

Posted 18 April 2012 - 11:38 PM

My Mum held my hand and showered me (her only child) with affection my whole life. An amazing woman and I miss her incredibly.

#13 gemgirl

Posted 19 April 2012 - 12:23 AM

She's so generous - everyone is family and she'll set the table for anyone! She's taught me so much about giving.

#14 LoT

Posted 19 April 2012 - 12:37 AM

Mum's always there to catch me when I fall, and passes no judgement or comment to why was I so clumbsy. wink.gif

#15 smitzer

Posted 19 April 2012 - 07:48 AM

My mum has raised 4 children as a single parent and is still going strong to this day. She has always put us kids first no matter what.

#16 yafffy

Posted 19 April 2012 - 11:13 AM

Mum is always there when I need her help and advice with my own children.

#17 ~*dragonfly*~

Posted 19 April 2012 - 11:21 AM

My Mum is memorable because she has a warmth that draws people to her. She touches the hearts of those who cross her path.

#18 mm chocolate mm

Posted 19 April 2012 - 11:29 AM

With the very recent death of my pop, my nan needs something special to make her remember just how special she is now & always.

#19 glammum

Posted 19 April 2012 - 11:34 AM

My Mum raised 7 kids alone, 5 of us going on to graduate from university, that’s been a very memorable achievement for her.



#20 sars_angelchik

Posted 19 April 2012 - 11:38 AM

My mum is memorable because she is always prepared to help out- when I was in school she used to drive me around after work so that I could deliver Home Care catalogues and earn some money, even though she was tired after a long day.

#21 Jewy

Posted 19 April 2012 - 01:13 PM

My mum; patient, loving, caring, forgiving, understanding. She never judges me for my mistakes and is always there to help mop up my mess.


#22 lozzylooloo

Posted 19 April 2012 - 02:18 PM

Mum's an integral part of all my joyous childhood memories. Now I'm a mum, I understand how much she gave to make those happy moments!

Edited by lozzylooloo, 19 April 2012 - 02:25 PM.


#23 frangiegal

Posted 19 April 2012 - 02:33 PM

QUOTE (siemp @ 18/04/2012, 03:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My mum responds to "I Need You" by getting on a plane, flying half way around the world (33 hours to be exact) to help me. Every. Single. Time.


That is beautiful

#24 Torquoise

Posted 19 April 2012 - 11:57 PM

My Mum is caring, patient, and lovely.  Without my Mum I wouldn't be here, she has given me the joy of life.

#25 trixh

Posted 20 April 2012 - 11:12 AM

She always put the family first and raised all of us to be responsible adults.




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