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Win Fabulous Prizes For Your Groom!

July 16th, 2012 by Jeannine

Win Some Gifts For Your Groom!

This whole time I’ve been giving away some fabulous prizes to brides but now it’s time to show the grooms some love. Wanna win super cool stuff for your man? Local vendors, hand-picked by me, have agreed to come together and create this awesome prize package… so without further ado, I’d like to introduce you to my generous sponsors!

Black Tie Rings

Black Tie Rings is a familiar face around my blog, after all they are a Vancity Vendor! They specialize in tungsten carbide rings for men and women. The rings are sleek, modern, durable, and best of all, affordable! Black Tie Rings always keeps the customer in mind by giving quality service before and after handing over the ring. They offer free lifetime size exchanges and even a replacement policy in case the ring gets damaged. Company owner, Brandon Heuser, wants to give away a ring of your choice from one of their popular collections.

The winner must choose from currently available styles in their particular size (in inventory and may not be as shown in the above photo). Black Tie Rings will provide a ring sizer and a list of all available styles upon contact by the winner. The maximum value of the prize is $300.

Legacy Liquor Store

Summer’s here and what better way to kick back in the hot sun than with a nice cold one? My friends at Legacy Liquor Store are giving away a $35 gift card so your guy can pick up his favourite case of craft beer! That will quench his thirst for sure! Legacy Liquor Store has a wide selection of craft beer from all over the world, as well as specialty wines and spirits… if you haven’t seen their shop at Olympic Village yet, make sure you have a lot of time to browse because choosing the right brew may be difficult ;)

Mancakes Bakery

Geoff and Jeremy, the geniuses behind Mancakes, have made cupcakes more acceptable for guys to eat… I mean, what guy can’t resist flavours like Buffalo Wing, Rum & Coke, or Bacon Chili Chocolate? One lucky guy will be able to devour either a Day or Night 6-pack all to himself… but maybe he’ll share one with you since you won this prize for him ;) I’ve tried these cupcakes myself and I love them just as much as any guy would… my favourite flavour? Chocolate Red Wine! To see their full menu and find out what’s in a Day/Night pack, visit their website.

Delivery must be made on a Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday, and must be within their delivery zone (Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, New Westminster, & Richmond).

Revolucion Cigars & Fine Gifts

When you’re walking along Mainland Street in Yaletown, you may come across a distinctive yellow sign. This is Revolucion Cigars & Fine Gifts, where you will find one of the biggest selections of fine cigars in Vancouver as well as many high quality lifestyle products and gifts “for the man who has everything.” From one of a kind beer glasses, leather wallets, shaving kits, to cigars from Cuba, Nicaragua, & Mexico, just to name a few. Owner, Paulo Agelidis, would like our lucky winner to have a set of whiskey stones, one of the shop’s best sellers. Freeze and add them to your glass of whiskey and enjoy the full flavour of your drink. If you’re ever out for a stroll in Yaletown, be sure to check their shop out!

And the winner is…


Congratulations Erica! I’ve DM’d you on Twitter so please contact me within 24 hours to claim your prize, as per contest rules, otherwise I will draw a new name. Thank you to all who entered… there was a total of 68 entries, twitter and blog combined!! It was a blast having this contest and reading about why your grooms deserve this prize. Looks like everyone’s got quite the catch ;) If you love my sponsors’ products and want to get some for your guy anyway, just because he’s so amazing, check out their websites and follow them on Facebook and Twitter. Or pay them a visit! Revolucion is on Mainland near the Canada Line station and Legacy Liquor Store is at the Olympic Village. Thank you so much for providing this amazing prize to my readers!

Black Tie Rings – Facebook – Twitter
Legacy Liquor Store– Facebook – Twitter
Mancakes Bakery– Facebook – Twitter
Revolucion Cigars & Fine Gifts – Facebook – Twitter

The draw was conducted using Random.org.

Contest Rules & Conditions

  • This contest is open to anyone over the age of 19 in Metro Vancouver & Fraser Valley area.
  • Each person can only have a maximum of 2 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.
  • Each entry is eligible for the entire prize package. 1 winner will receive all 4 prizes.
  • The contest will run for 7 days from Monday, July 16, 2012 to Sunday, July 22, 2012. Entries will be accepted until 10PM on Sunday, July 22, 2012.
  • The winner will be drawn randomly on Monday, July 23, 2012 and will be announced on my blog, Twitter, and Facebook page.
  • I will contact the winner, if I don’t get a response within 24 hours, a new name will be randomly drawn.
  • The Legacy Liquor Store gift card & the Revolucion whiskey stones will be mailed out if in-person pick-up isn’t possible.
  • Black Tie Rings Prize Condition: The winner must choose from currently available styles in their particular size (in inventory). Black Tie Rings will provide a ring sizer and a list of all available styles upon contact by the winner. The maximum value of the prize is $300. You must contact this vendor directly to claim this prize.
  • Mancakes Bakery Prize Condition: Delivery must be made on a Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday, and must be within their delivery zone (Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, New Westminster, & Richmond). You must contact this vendor directly to claim this prize.
  • There will be no prize substitutions and they cannot be redeemed for cash. If the winner chooses to forfeit the prize, no compensation will be given, and another name will be drawn.
  • Prize sponsors (Black Tie Rings, Legacy Liquor Store, Mancakes Bakery & Revolucion Cigars & Fine Gifts) are responsible for honouring the prize to the winner.

Photographer Credits: Shutterstock (feature photo), Jennica Hookstra Photography, & Vancity Bride. Other photos provided by the sponsors.

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  • July 16th, 2012 at 10:23 am
    linda. says:

    cuz he’s my one and only groom to be. and he makes me smile everyday.

  • July 16th, 2012 at 10:28 am
    Melody says:

    My fiance deserves any and all of these gifts because he has taken a real interest in planning out the wedding and even has taken a liking to filling up our gift registry for me! He even listed things that weren’t for a BBQ!

  • July 16th, 2012 at 10:33 am
    Christina says:

    I have the best fiance in the world, he makes me laugh every day and he deserves the best. I would love to win this prize pack for him!

  • July 16th, 2012 at 10:34 am
    Shirley says:

    I’ve been blessed to have my fiance in my life! And he’s been helping out so much with wedding planning and all that he really deserves to be spoiled this time around. :) wish him luck!

  • July 16th, 2012 at 10:39 am
    Sarah says:

    He is a wonderful man who loves and supports me unconditionally (despite my crazy), and I take every opportunity I can to show how much I love and appreciate him :)

  • July 16th, 2012 at 10:40 am
    Melody says:

    My fiance deserves this prize because he’s the love of my life!

  • July 16th, 2012 at 10:45 am
    Chandni says:

    OMG, I NEED to win this prize – my groom is such a saint and has graciously cut his own stuff out of the budget so that we can spend more on things that I really want. I would love to be able to surprise him with all these things as a thank you for how great he’s been during the whole wedding planning process!

  • July 16th, 2012 at 10:49 am
    Erica says:

    I would love to win a prize pack for my fiance because he is the best and has been very helpful with the planning of our wedding. He deserves a prize for being so supportive and loving!

  • July 16th, 2012 at 10:57 am
    Meeshelle Neal says:

    My groom deserves the best from Black Tie Rings

  • July 16th, 2012 at 11:35 am
    Shannon says:

    Would lOve to win this for my groom. Your right, it’s all about us and never about them!

  • July 16th, 2012 at 12:50 pm
    Anh says:

    My man is a fan of the rings. And yes, the planning has been up to me, so it would be great to surprise him with some gifts :)

  • July 16th, 2012 at 2:01 pm
    Becki says:

    My finance doesn’t ask for much. He has always been very giving and since we’ve been saving up for the wedding, he hasn’t done much for himself. It’ll be nice to surprise him with this gift!

  • July 16th, 2012 at 2:37 pm
    Heather says:

    My man loves cakes so I know he will love Mancakes. Black Tie Rings are rad-perfect for this super cool Dad. Give him the beer and he will share with his favourite dear.A few whiskey stones and he is set with the perfect surprise prize.

  • July 16th, 2012 at 4:00 pm
    Alvina says:

    This would be such an awesome gift to the groom!

  • July 16th, 2012 at 4:07 pm
    christina says:

    cuz my hubby treats me like gold and i’d love to spoil and surprise him :)

  • July 16th, 2012 at 4:33 pm
    Cheryl M says:

    I would love to win this amazing prize package for my sweetheart, my amazing Fiance’ as she deserves to be spoiled in the same way she spoils me everyday.

  • July 16th, 2012 at 4:38 pm
    Ro says:

    My groom is so selfless, never wanting to have the attention on him. I In fact, it’s going to be quite the challenge convincing him to let himself be the centre of attention on our big day – or half of it, at least! I truly feel like the luckiest girl in the world. He deserves only the best of everything, and I wish to be able to do that for him. I hope I can start by winning this contest for him!

  • July 16th, 2012 at 6:45 pm
    Tan says:

    I could only be so lucky to win these awesome prizes for my fiance! He deserves this treat because he is always so giving to others..

  • July 16th, 2012 at 8:44 pm
    Candice says:

    Nice gifts !! Whiskey stones rock !
    … I hope my fiance wins this Grooms package ~ he humours me & all my corny hobbies and deserves to win something awesome !


  • July 17th, 2012 at 12:06 am
    Jonathan says:

    because my bride-to-be tolerates my love of star wars and the time i spend playing basketball, i want to make wedding planning as stress-free as possible for her….and what better way than to win this prize pack!!

  • July 17th, 2012 at 6:47 am
    Tammy Klym says:

    Would love to win this as we are planning our wedding and are stuck with picking a ring. I thought I was suppose to be the “picky” one!! He is amazing, funny and I’m lucky to have found him…. Plus cupcakes and beer -I’d be the best fiance in the world after that !! Talk about bonus points!

  • July 17th, 2012 at 12:05 pm
    Jaimie says:

    Would love to win this for my groom! it would be a wonderful reward for all of his long hours at work in these past few weeks.

  • July 17th, 2012 at 12:33 pm
    Amy says:

    My groom deserves this prize because he loves me unconditionally!

  • July 17th, 2012 at 12:38 pm
    Hei Moon says:

    this prize is awesome

  • July 17th, 2012 at 12:56 pm
    Sara says:

    my man deserves it becuase he is the bestest man ne one could ask for, he supports me and treats me like a princess, he is hard working, and during this crazy time of wedding planning, he def deserves a reward for dealing with me lol ;)

  • July 17th, 2012 at 1:06 pm
    Nicole says:

    My sweet soon to be husband deserves this because he is under appreciated for all the things he does and he would be so excited to win these amazing gifts!

  • July 17th, 2012 at 4:42 pm
    Michelle S says:

    My fiancé is so easy going and making our wedding my dream, but he needs to have some treats for the day too! I love him and can’t wait to marry him!

  • July 17th, 2012 at 6:03 pm
    Rita Leung says:

    My fiance totally deserves this prize because he’s been putting up with this bridezilla :P

  • July 17th, 2012 at 8:46 pm
    David says:

    Why not allow the groom himself to comment on this?

    I deserve to win because I’m marrying the love of my life, the woman of my dreams,and my partner in crime. And to be totally honest, I wouldn’t have it any other way.

  • July 17th, 2012 at 9:23 pm
    Michael Robinson says:

    Because I’m marrying the girl i met when I was 13. We knew then it was meat to be, but life got in the way. It’s 17 years later and the love of my life and I are getting married.

    She is my most favourite person in the whole world and I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with her. True Love will find you in the End.

  • July 18th, 2012 at 9:02 am
    Mo says:

    Because I’m marrying the girl i met when I was 13. We knew then it was meat to be, but life got in the way. It’s 17 years later and the love of my life and I are getting married.
    She is my most favourite person in the whole world and I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with her. True Love will find you in the End.

  • July 18th, 2012 at 11:25 am
    Sophia says:

    Because I have a very supportive finance who is always understanding about EVERYTHING We should all enjoy our wedding day. I really want to give him something special.

  • July 18th, 2012 at 6:23 pm
    Kim says:

    Together since we were 15, and best friends since we were kids. There is nothing I wouldn’t do for my finance, and no one more deserving. A selfless, give the shirt of his back kind of guy, who always thinks of himself last, and puts everyone before him. Not many people like him left in our world, and is some one who deserves.

  • July 18th, 2012 at 7:34 pm
    Aysha says:

    My man would love to win! Buffalo Wing Mancakes. Who wouldn’t?

  • July 18th, 2012 at 8:42 pm
    Miranda says:

    My fiance, Morgan, deserves a prize for putting up with me:)
    He is the sweetest man and my best friend.

  • July 18th, 2012 at 9:58 pm
    Jodi says:

    My fiance is amazing! We are getting married in 10 days and he has been my rock! I could never have planned our wedding without him. He deserves something special xo

  • July 18th, 2012 at 10:18 pm
    sharon says:

    My fiance deserves any and all of these gifts because he makes me smile and as well his patients at the hospital ..

  • July 19th, 2012 at 6:54 am
    Emily Foster says:

    My fiancé, Justin, would totally LOVE everything in this prize package. He’s been my rock during the wedding planning process- supporting me however I ask him to (and lots of times without me even asking!!!) He’s a super cake monster, indulges in cigars on special occasions, has taken a liking to man-jewelry since getting engaged and… We certainly do enjoy a cocktail every now and again. Love your site and the info you provide. Thanks for putting this together for all the vancity brides and grooms out there. Cheers!

  • July 19th, 2012 at 12:38 pm
    Jaime says:

    Because he’s the best person I know. Patient, kind, generous, loving, a bit of a smart-ass. You know, all that good stuff.

  • July 19th, 2012 at 4:15 pm
    Danielle Hall says:

    My fiancé Taylor has taken on the responsibility of my 13 year old daughter. I have never met a man like him, one who is willing to walk right into a teenage girls life as a loving, caring and generous man. He and my daughter have one of the coolest relationships and he is an amazing father! We struggle financially and he still wants to be with us forever. This would mean so much to him and even if he didn’t win, he would just be humbled by the fact that I even thought to enter him! Can’t wait to call him my husband and share forever together, all 3 of us!

  • July 19th, 2012 at 8:03 pm
    Kim says:

    Because he deserves the best!

  • July 20th, 2012 at 4:58 pm
    Carolyn says:

    Your comment

  • July 21st, 2012 at 10:43 am
    Katelyn says:

    My groom-to-be deserves this prize package because as I write this he is making me breakfast as we talk about the wedding “chores” we have to do today. They won’t feel like chores because we’ll be together!

  • July 22nd, 2012 at 10:39 am
    Noel says:

    This prize is so awesome! The ring would definitely help my fiancee and me out with our budget (and I want to help her out any way possible =p) And the beer and mancakes would be awesome for my stag!

  • July 22nd, 2012 at 2:14 pm
    Janet Siebert(Daughter-Laura) says:

    This is a wonderful prize package.It would help my daughter and her fiance) with their wedding so much to win this. They are such an awesome couple!

  • July 22nd, 2012 at 4:48 pm
    Karen Puzio says:

    Because he loves me with all of his heart and I love him with all of mine.

  • July 22nd, 2012 at 8:21 pm
    melissa says:

    Your comment

  • July 22nd, 2012 at 9:11 pm
    Saara Itkonen says:

    Hello! I hope I can get my man in the running for this contest! He wanted a wedding and I wanted the civil courthouse marriage. So I told him he’ll have to plan the wedding then! And he has! I am actually getting excited about it. He has be inclusive, thoughtful and doing a great job to keep it low key (for me) while getting the things he wants out of it. If that isn’t enough, due to frustrating circumstances he also ended up organizing a bunch of my stagette party! I am having an awesome time with my girlfriends! He has been working so hard at this while managing all my anxieties around the wedding, it would be so wonderful to do something in return!

    Thank you,

  • July 22nd, 2012 at 9:57 pm
    Helen says:

    My fiance has been the best during the whole wedding planning process. He’s super supportive and is always there is help me make a decision and work through any challenges. He deserves some TLC for not just the wedding, but always being great and giving me his full attention.

  • November 28th, 2013 at 12:28 am
    Liz, the Hosiery Person says:

    When I got married it was probably tougher to find nice stuff for the groom than for the bride. I wonder why it’s like that.

    I actually follow you on Twitter because I live in Vancouver too.


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