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Giveaway & Review: New Butterfly Pillow Pet from [CLOSED]

Last Christmas, all three of our children each received a My Pillow Pet as a gift . . . a penguin, a ladybug, and a dolphin.  After a week, they were all asking for a second one because they loved their first Pillow Pets so much.  So when I was offered the chance to review the new My Pillow Pet Butterfly, I immediately thought to myself about how perfect this would be for my daughter.  Well, I was wrong . . . all three of my children (a 4yr old girl, a 4yr old boy, and a 7yr old boy) wanted this butterfly to be their own.  Shame on me for the gender stereotyping, but it all worked out in the end.  The children, all on their own, coordinated a rotating schedule for taking turns to sleep with the butterfly in their beds at night.

I have to say that I can see why my children are so charmed by this 18" butterfly.  Its face is whimsical and endearing, and is it ever cuddly!  My daughter says her favorite part is the colorful wings.

I must say that I have been impressed with the quality and workmanship of all the My Pillow Pet plush we have owned thus far.  I have purchased many other pillow-like plush toys and quite a few of them came apart at the seams (literally) after a short period of time.

You can find approximately 40 different My Pillow Pets and My Pillow Pet Blankets on, a Hallmark Gold Crown store based in Utah which also offers favorite gifts, such as Willow Tree, Precious Moments, DaVinci Beads, Zoobies, Webkinz, Zhu Zhu Pets, and more.  To learn more, visit the Coppin's Hallmark Blog.

Thank you to Coppin's Hallmark for providing a complimentary product sample for us to base this review upon and for providing a second product for our contest prize.

What you can win:
One lucky reader will receive an 18" My Pillow Pet Butterfly (ARV $24.99).

This giveaway is open to U.S. entries only. You do not need to be a blogger to enter, but you must have a valid email address and be age 18 years or older. If you enter anonymously and do not include a valid email address in your comment entries, I will not be able to notify you should you win this random drawing.

How to Gain Entries:
Browse the selection of Hallmark gifts and collectibles offered by Coppin's Gifts. Then leave a comment telling me the name of one specific item you'd love to give as a gift (aside from the item reviewed in this article). You MUST do this to be eligible to win this contest.

Extra Entries:
1)  For 5 extra entries, leave a relevant comment on one of my non-giveaway posts. Then leave FIVE separate comments with the name of the post on which you commented. You will earn 5 extra entries for each different non-contest post you comment on.

2)  For 5 extra entries, enter one of my other contests. Leave FIVE separate comments here telling me which contest you entered. You will earn 5 extra entries for each contest you enter.

3)  For 10 extra entries, sign up to be on the Coppin's Gifts monthly mailing list to receive special offers and more (bottom of homepage). Then come back here and leave TEN separate comments telling me you did.

4)  For 1 extra entry each, if you are a Friend of mine on Facebook and/or if you have "liked" the 3 Garnets & 2 Sapphires Facebook page, then leave a separate comment here telling me so with the link to your Facebook profile.

5)  For 1 extra entry each, follow Coppins Hallmark on Twitter and/or "Like" Coppin's Hallmark Gifts & Collectibles on Facebook. Then leave a separate comment for each with the link to your Twitter or Facebook profile.

6)  Follow me on Twitter. Then leave a separate comment with the link to your Twitter profile.

7)  Tweet about this giveaway linking back to this post. Then come back here and leave the link to your tweet in a separate comment. You may do this once per day until the end of the contest.

8)  Subscribe to this blog's feed. Or you can follow me through Blogger or subscribe via email (widget is on sidebar). Then leave a separate comment telling me you did so.

9)  Subscribe to A Blog of Goodies' feed (the sister site to 3 Garnets & 2 Sapphires). Then leave a separate comment telling me you did so.

(All entries will be verified prior to awarding this prize.)

Random Drawing:
This contest will be closed on Monday, May 9th, 2011 at 11:59pm EST. A random number drawing will be held shortly after. The winner will be announced here and will be contact via email or through their blog. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new number will be drawn.

Good luck in the drawing!