Thursday, May 19, 2011

Royal Wedding Giveaway: Win 'The Royal Wedding - William & Catherine' on DVD from BBC!

The Royal Wedding - William & Catherine

Release Date: May 24, 2011

Distributed By: BBC

Purchase At: bbcamericashop.com

Did you catch royal wedding fever?  I didn't get up before the roosters to watch the whole ceremony, but I did catch the newlyweds as they exited the Abbey and proceeded home for the first kiss.  

I watched that first kiss (and the second too) and was very happy for William and Catherine.  He deserved to be happy after losing his mother in such a horrific way.  

When I was contacted to either review or giveaway a copy of the BBC's upcoming release, The Royal Wedding - William & Catherine, I jumped at the chance to offer up a copy to my readers!  I know that modern day fairy tales exist and William and Catherine are proof that you don't have to be a true Princess to marry a Prince!  Take a look at that first kiss one more time in this picture.



I remember them coming onto the balcony.  They had the same gleeful looks that my own husband and I had after our wedding.  True, we had no balcony appearance to make, but we did visit my grandmother at her nursing home right after the ceremony so that she could share in our joy (and see the dress).  We processed in and let me tell you, there were so many happy residents who didn't even know me from visiting my grandmother that were smiling and truly happy for us.  I believe the large crowd gathered below were there to share in the couple's joy.  I was very surprised that they obliged the crowd with a second kiss, which was a bit longer than the first, I think.  You can see the BBC's clip of that first kiss here.

Win It!
One lucky winner is going to win their very own copy of the BBC's The Royal Wedding - William & Catherine.  Here's what you need to do to enter to win.  You must be a US resident to enter and you must be 18 or older.  This giveaway will run through 5/31/2011 at 11:59 PM Eastern time.  Random.org will be used to generate a winner, and the winner will be notified on or about 6/1/2011.  Winner will have 48 hours to respond to my email.  If they fail to respond within that time period, I will select a different winner.  Fulfillment will be provided by a third party. 

MANDATORY ENTRY
Tell me what you thought of William and Catherine's first kiss?  Was it too short, too long, or just right?  (Me, I'm voting for too short!)  Just in case you want to see this kiss again to make a decision, you can see it here.

Be sure to leave me your email in this mandatory entry so that I can reach you if you win.  If your email is in your Blogger profile, that's fine, just let me know in your comment. 

EXTRA ENTRIES (because you really want to win!) 

You can get extra entries into this giveaway by completing any or all of the following actions (leave one comment per action).  If you already friend/follow/subscribe, just leave a comment stating that information.  Each action is worth one extra entry.

  • Become or be my Google Friend (right side bar)
  • Subscribe/already be subscribed to Making Ends Meet via email (right side bar)
  • Tweet about this contest or share it on your Facebook Page.  Please leave me a link to your tweet/Facebook posting.  For tweets, please try to include @PinchingAbe so that I will see your tweets.  You can tweet once per day or share on Facebook once per day; however, you will need to leave a separate comment daily for this action.
Thanks for entering and please share this contest with anyone that you know who is a Royal Wedding buff.  I have a friend who watched the wedding and has a replica ring!  I'll be sure to share this contest with her personally!  The Royal Wedding - William & Catherine will be available from BBC on May 24.


Disclosure:  This blog post is not a product review.  I did not receive the above-referenced item to review, but I was given the opportunity to host a giveaway.  I am not compensated to host the review, nor in any other way for making this blog post.
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