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Vancity Bride’s 4th Anniversary Contest

March 2nd, 2015 by Jeannine

Vancity Bride's 4th Anniversary Contest

Vivid Moments | http://www.vividmoments.ca It’s March once again… can you believe how fast this year is going? More importantly, my humble little blog is turning 4 years old this month. People often ask me, how do you do it? When do you have time to do this when you have a full time job? My answer: it’s my hobby, it’s something I love doing no matter how busy I am, and most of all, I love helping brides. Local brides have been interacting with me through blog comments, thankful emails, and likes on Facebook and then a year or so later, I find them featured on my blog. It’s a lovely circle of blog life, one that I cherish the most because it shows that the effort that I put into this blog translates into happy and hopefully stress-free wedding days for many. Thank you all to my readers and supporters for sticking by me these last 4 years. I wouldn’t be doing this if it weren’t for you.

Vivid Moments | http://www.vividmoments.ca I also want to give a shout out to the Vancouver wedding industry. It is a tight-knit community of extremely talented people who work hard and have a strong passion for what they do. I’ve seen my Vancity Vendors flourish and I love meeting those who are just starting out. You are all amazing people and it’s a privilege to be in your company. I decided to do a little celebrating myself by having new headshots taken with the help of my Vancity Vendors and friends. Do you like them? All the credit goes to my trusted team Vivid Moments Photographers, Margaret Lai Makeup and Hair, The Borrowed Collection, and The Pop Up Wedding Shoppe / Closet Crows (thanks for letting me use your space for the shoot).

And speaking of amazing vendors…. to help celebrate my blog’s birthday, Koreena Singh from the Vancouver Marriott Downtown has a special surprise for my readers.

Vancouver Marriott Downtown Win a Stagette Night For You & 3 Bridesmaids!

For my blog’s 4th birthday, Koreena and I want to treat YOU and 3 of your besties to an amazing compliment to your last fling before the ring… a night’s stay at a hip Downtown hotel. The Vancouver Marriott Downtown is located in Coal Harbour just steps from the seawall and some of the hottest restaurants and clubs in the city… and once you’re done partying, you can just go back to your hotel room, spend the night with your best friends and even have breakfast the next morning to reminisce about all the fun you had the night before.

Prize Details

Vancouver Marriott Downtown

Provided Guest Room may not be the same one shown in this post.

Prize must be redeemed by the expiry date printed on the certificate.

And the winner is…

FRANCESCA MILLER! Congratulations!!!

All in all there were 164 entries for this contest and Francesca was randomly drawn. Thank you all for supporting me and my little blog… not to worry, there will be more contests in the future, just stay tuned :) Thank you so much for all the shares, likes, and comments… I loved reading them and hope you’ll continue to do so in the future. Francesca, I’ve contacted you and you’ll have to reply to me within 24 hours to claim your prize, otherwise a new winner will be drawn as per contest rules and conditions (check your junk mail in case it ended up there). 

Thank you Koreena for such a generous gift for my readers. I have been blogging about the Vancouver Marriott Downtown for pretty much every year since I’ve started so we go way back. :P If you want to find out more about them, visit their social media links below:

Website | Facebook | Twitter

Thank you again, everyone! Hope you’ll stick around for another 4 years… or longer!

Vancouver Marriott Downtown

Contest Rules and Conditions

  • This contest is open to Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley residents over the age of 19.
  • Each person can only have a maximum of 3 entries. For blog entries, you must provide a valid email address, and for  Twitter entries, I must be able to send you a message if you win.
  • This contest will run for 7 days from Monday, March 2, 2015 to Sunday, March 8, 2015. Entries will be accepted until 10PM on Sunday, March 8, 2015.
  • 1 winner will be drawn randomly on Monday, March 9, 2015 and will be announced on my blogTwitter, and Facebook page.
  • I will contact the winner, if I don’t get a response within 24 hours of notifying, a new name will be randomly drawn.
  • There will be no prize substitutions and  it cannot be redeemed for cash. If the winner chooses to forfeit the  prize, no compensation will be given and another name will be drawn.
  • Vancouver Marriott Downtown is responsible to the winner for the care and quality of offered products and services.

 Vancity Bride headshots courtesy Vivid Moments Photographers, Vancouver Marriott Downtown photos are from their Facebook page.

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  • March 2nd, 2015 at 9:17 am
    Lexia says:

    I’d say my ideal Stagette would include some pre drinks with my girls, then a fun night out on the town… check out the clubs, sightsee, horse drawn carriage ride through Stanley Park. Then come back to relax all together (a nice hotel would fit the bill). Next morning end a great celebration by sharing breakfast and champagne!

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 9:38 am
    Julienne Ancheta says:

    My ideal stagette is to see all my girls have fun!! This would be so awesome since most of my ladies are from overseas! I want to have a night with them to explore Vancouver at its finest! From dinner to drinks, it will be sooo much fun!!

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 9:43 am
    Laurel says:

    This would be so perfect, my girls are throwing me a downtown Van stagette!! :)

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 9:44 am
    Nicole Fletcher says:

    My ideal stagette would be to rent a suite for a Canucks game have all my girlfriends dress up in Canucks gear along with crazy stagette party favours after I would want to grab a bite to eat either at a local pub or teppanyanki place followed be spending the night downtown at a hotel watching movies having candy and slurpees that would be totally awesome

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 9:55 am
    Jenny says:

    my ideal stagette is to have high tea with my besties.

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 10:23 am
    Monique says:

    Oo awesome prize. ..not sure what my moh has planned but my ideal stagette is just to enjoy a night out with wine heheh

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 10:39 am
    Susie says:

    My ideal bachelorette would be a fancy day out and a crazy night out with my ladies!

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 10:56 am
    SS says:

    This would be so perfect for what we’re planning for our bachelorette in downtown Vancouver – a crazy night out :)

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 10:57 am
    Hayley says:

    My ideal Stagette would be in Vegas! My brides are on a budget so this would be super nice to win!

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 11:00 am
    Patricia O. says:

    My girlfriends are planning my bachelorette for me, so I have absolutely no idea what to expect! It’s pretty soon too, actually.. only 26 more days to go :)

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 11:01 am
    Patricia O. says:

    PS. I’ve done all the steps possible, so count me in for the maximum 3 entries!!

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 11:40 am
    katie says:

    Dream stagette would be a mini boudoir photoshoot, a raw food dessert/high tea, and a relaxing night at the spa. :)

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 11:43 am
    Diane To says:

    I fun night of dancing with my girls with some fancy dinner and drinks and to finish off the night with a relaxing dip in the pool or hot shower.

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 11:44 am
    Bernice says:

    This would be a fabulous treat for me and my bridesmaids!

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 11:59 am
    Jeannie says:

    I would love to win this for my BFF! Her ideal stagette would be high tea with all the girls!

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 3:13 pm
    Serena says:

    Would love to go with my bridesmaids before our big day in July!

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 4:24 pm
    joyce says:

    My idea of an ideal stagette is to have a no judgment day where I can hang with my girls and do fun princessy things.

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 6:17 pm
    Christine says:

    Would love to treat my bridal party to such an awesome prize

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 8:44 pm
    Peggy says:

    My ideal stagette would be a spa day, a fancy dinner then dancing the night away.
    Liked & followed!

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 10:53 pm
    Meagan says:

    The ideal stagette for my sister would be this night out. Low key but fun and local. Having some drinks and spending time with the besties. Thank you!

  • March 2nd, 2015 at 11:36 pm
    Karen Lo says:

    Ideal stagette would be doing fun “girly” things that we normally would never do –– dress up in elaborate gowns, learn new dances, or things we’ve only ever talked about but haven’t had the chance to carry it out :p

  • March 3rd, 2015 at 7:42 am
    Christina says:

    My ideal stagette would be to simply have a great time with my best and closest friends.

  • March 3rd, 2015 at 8:23 am
    kara says:

    Thanks! This would be perfect, I am looking to do something low key for my stagette but a hotel downtown to finish the night off would be great!

  • March 3rd, 2015 at 8:45 am
    Erin Cherry says:

    My ideal stagette would be to stay downtown with my girlfriends,
    Go to dinner at a nice restaurant and then head to a club for some drinks and dancing!

  • March 3rd, 2015 at 4:01 pm
    Evy Lau says:

    Dream stagette: a nice dinner & a sleepover (just like old times!!)

  • March 3rd, 2015 at 4:32 pm
    Gaylene McEwen says:

    My ideal stagette would be a day at the spa and then a nice dinner with the girls!! Getting married this AUGUST so this prize would be right on time!!!

  • March 3rd, 2015 at 4:50 pm
    jennifer Carter says:

    My ideal stagette would include a trip to DVC to shoot some guns, a comedy show , dinner and drinks at a casual pub

  • March 3rd, 2015 at 5:14 pm
    Francesca Miller says:

    Manis and pedis downtown with girls, then dinner somewhere where we can order a tonne of appies to share with scrumptious drinks! Then off to the blarney stone to dance our feet off. End the night with roxy burger and a sleepover at the Marriot!

  • March 3rd, 2015 at 6:03 pm
    Stella says:

    Bungee jumping and then some drinks and dancing!

  • March 3rd, 2015 at 6:12 pm
    Erin Menelaws says:

    My ideal stagette would be having all of my favourite girls together!

  • March 3rd, 2015 at 7:05 pm
    Wynnie says:

    Ideal stagette is just to have my friends all together doing silly and fun things and laughing together!

  • March 3rd, 2015 at 8:55 pm
    Kyla says:

    My ideal stagette would be a night to celebrate the amazing friends and family in my life. It doesn’t matter what we do, but as long as we are laughing, sharing stories, and enjoying our time together.

  • March 3rd, 2015 at 10:22 pm
    Kristy says:

    what an amazing way to celebrate with besties before the big day!

  • March 4th, 2015 at 3:19 am
    Bonnie says:

    Congratulations on turning four!

  • March 4th, 2015 at 1:36 pm
    Brittany p says:

    Amazing give away thank you :) congrats on four amazing years

  • March 4th, 2015 at 3:35 pm
    Jo says:

    Sweet prize!

  • March 4th, 2015 at 4:06 pm
    Christopher Co says:

    Thanks for this contest, I’d love to win! I’ve done all 3 entries.

  • March 4th, 2015 at 9:47 pm
    Kelsea good says:

    My ideal spagette would be a true princess fairy tale. Tiaras and tutus sparkles and confetti. I would love a spa day with champagne and face masks. Followed by old school usher and makeovers at our hotel getting ready for dinner followed by a crazy night out on the dance floor with crazy games and competitions

  • March 4th, 2015 at 10:16 pm
    Joanne aucoin says:

    An amazing stagette would be to get out of the daily routine with your closest friends! Great food, relaxing, spa, and comedy would be a great way to kick off! Thank you for the opportunity!

  • March 4th, 2015 at 10:34 pm
    Claudia C. says:

    Just want to say thank you for providing this opportunity to win such an awesome prize! In sure it’ll be memorable for the winners!

  • March 4th, 2015 at 10:43 pm
    Jennifer says:

    My ideal stagette would include a relaxing spa massage, mani and pedi combo, followed by dinner and drinks and clubbing with my girlfriends.

  • March 5th, 2015 at 2:00 am
    Teresa says:

    I love this blog!

  • March 5th, 2015 at 10:38 am
    Lauren Szlovicsak says:

    A weekend with my girls ! Vancouver, Vegas, whistler, anywhere !

  • March 5th, 2015 at 10:41 am
    Jenny says:

    I am aiming for a more relaxed stagette consisting of afternoon high tea, massage and quality time at Spa Utopia, an awesome dinner followed by desserts at Thierry’s.

  • March 5th, 2015 at 11:07 am
    Alejandra says:

    Ohh! My ideal stagette would be a delicious brunch followed by massages, followed by some crab dinner .. then a night out with the ladies:)

  • March 5th, 2015 at 8:48 pm
    Jovita says:

    Oh this would be so wonderful! This hotel is gorgeous and I’ve never had a chance to stay there

  • March 6th, 2015 at 8:08 am
    Niaomi says:

    Actually my ideal stagette would just be a few friends having dinner, catching up and just spending time together. I don’t need a wild night, but a nice hotel stay for the night would be lovely!

  • March 6th, 2015 at 7:53 pm
    Amy says:

    My ideal stagette would be dinner and drinks then back to the hotel for some Netflix and 90s dance party in our PJs.

  • March 8th, 2015 at 9:16 am
    chalsea says:

    This would be such an amazing oppertunity. Thanks for giving me the chance to win this wonderful package!!

  • March 8th, 2015 at 8:31 pm
    Kathleen Cabales says:

    Thank you! Done it all!

  • March 8th, 2015 at 8:41 pm
    Cheryl M says:

    Happy anniversary!!!! What an amazing prize !

  • March 8th, 2015 at 10:00 pm
    Jenny says:

    this is a great prize! Congrats in the anniversary :)


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