Friday, January 23, 2009

Giveaway In Honor of Foodie Friday and Valentine's Day


Hey Everyone!


I am excited to announce another giveaway. This giveaway is to celebrate Foodie Friday and Valentine's Day. What is it, well, it has to do with food and going out to eat.....


I am giving away a $25.00 gift card that is good at four different restaurants. It's one card that can be redeemed at Romano's Macaroni Grill Italian Restaurant, On The Border Mexican Grill and Cantina, Maggiano's Little Italy Italian Restaurant, or Chili's Grill and Bar!!!


Just in time for Valentine's Day or a much needed night out away from the kids!


How to enter:


1. Gain one entry by commenting on this blog and telling me where you like to eat out.

2. Gain one entry by tweeting this giveaway.

3. Gain two entries by following this blog.

4. Gain two entries by subscribing to this blog.

5. Gain three entries by posting about this giveaway on your blog.

6. Gain an extra bonus entry by doing all of the above.


Make sure to leave comments telling me how you entered and remember to leave contact info. The winner will be chosen my random.org and posted on this blog, as well as e-mailed.


This giveaway will end on Friday, January 30th at noon. That way, I have plenty of time to get the gift card to anyone in the United States by Valentine's Day.
If you got here from http://www.donttryit.com/bloggy_giveaways/ there is your link to easily get back!


Good Luck!

398 comments:

  1. We LOVE Red Robin, YUM! :) We've been wanting to try On the Border!

    thanks for the chance!

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  2. My hubby LOVES Chili's, he would love it if I won this! Thanks!

    K. C.
    kccuties(at)gmail(dot)com

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  3. We love Chili's because I'm a vegetarian and my hubby's a meatatarian, and Chili's has black bean burgers for me and beef burgers for him!

    quitecontrary1977@hotmail.com

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  4. I follow!

    quitecontrary1977@hotmail.com

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  5. I subscribe via google reader!

    quitecontrary1977@hotmail.com

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  6. I love Chili's. Their Southwestern Eggrolls are great! Thanks for a great giveaway!

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  7. I tweeted! http://twitter.com/SandyM204/status/1143319014

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  8. I love Macaroni Grille - yum! And the big kid in me likes that I can draw on the table. :)

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  9. Kid friendly places like Red Robin or Azteca!

    aprilwatkins@hotmail.com

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  10. I love your website! My favorite restaurant is definitly panera.

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  11. Chili's for me. But I live in a small town with NO chain restaurants.

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  12. I live in a small town too. I'd like Chilli's but I'd love to try On the Border.

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  13. On The Border is one of our favorite places to eat! The food is good and very reasonably priced. Can't beat that combination.

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  14. We love this mom and pop steak restaurant that is out in the country called Cascade Caverns Cafe... its our delicious little escape!

    karmen_316@yahoo.com

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  15. I'd love me some Chili's! Thanks for the chance!

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  16. I twittered http://twitter.com/hondaray6

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  17. Love love love Chilis!
    but tightening the belts the way we have lately- I would love to eat out anywhere these days! This gift card would let me do that :)

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  18. I love them all but on the border would be nice -- i would like to win as i could take my husband out for his 62 birthday

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  19. oh i like eating out anywhere. yesterday we went to ruby tuesday, i love their salad bar!

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  20. i love the ribs at chili's thanks for the giveaway

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  21. I would love to win and try Macaroni Grill. This is the first Vday my husband and I get to do something since like 4 years ago so this would help alot.

    rosarita242 at yahoo dot com

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  22. I would love to win this and take my boyfriend to Macaroni Grill. (He's half Italian) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  23. I have been craving On The Border forever and would love a chance to get out with my husband for Valentine's Day without the kids.

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  24. love some maggianos... great italian

    christycrosby@gmail.com

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  25. My boyfriend and I love to eat at a local pizzeria, Mio's. We'd love to have the opportunity to eat a Maggiano's!

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  26. Our favorite is Olive Garden....love the neverending soup, salad and pasta meal.

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  27. I have to agree On the Border is great but so is PF Changs. Depends on the mood. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  28. We're Italian food fans around here! On the Border is also a fav when we get a chance to go! Thanks for the giveaway.

    readingtoknow (at) gmail (dot) com

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  29. I have been in love with eating out a chili's. It could be the two for one though. lol. Thanks for the chance to win.

    ninahackebeil at gmail dot com

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  30. we like to go to sizzler they have something for everyone, we also like olive garden!

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  31. We love Macaroni Grill!

    Come enter my Target GC giveaway!

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  32. I love On the Border!! Thanks for hosting such an awesome giveaway!!
    llanghans@yahoo.com

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  33. We love to eat at a local mexican place, but if not there we love Chili's and Ruby Tuesdays.

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  34. MMMMMM....Macaroni Grille I would love to be able to eat there and use a gift card

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  35. We cant afford to eat out a lot but do love Red Lobster when we can!

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  36. We don't go out too much with the economy so bad, but we like On The Border when we got out. Thanks for this generous giveaway. cdziuba@aol.com

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  37. We like to eat out at Red Robins or Fuddruckers. But Chili's is a great place too! And since my hubby just got a paycut - eating out is a treat.

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  38. We love Chili's!! I could live off of their Southwestern eggrolls. Thanks!

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  39. I love eating out at chain restaurants like Chili's and TGIFridays. Chili's is my fave because at happy hour they have two for one frozen margaritas. Yes, I'm a lush.
    hematopoiesis at hotmail dot com

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  40. Our favorite place is probably the Texas Roadhouse because my man is a steak guy, but we go to Chili's probably second most. Thanks for the chance to win!!

    Krista
    clay_walker_fan(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  41. I love Maggiano's. Always delicious!

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  42. Well, my son loves McDonald's and Red Robin..my daughter loves Cracker Barrel..and hubby loves Outback SteakHouse..I will eat anywhere cause it means I don't have to cook...woohoo! Thanks for the chance to win...we would love a card to Chili's!

    sandalsndaisies(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  43. When we eat out, which is SUPER rare, we usually go to places that are kind of local to where we live in California. We really like food from all over the world, especially Thai and Brazilian food.
    I'd love to go to Maggiano's or On the Border. I've heard they're good.
    thanks fr the giveaway!
    spondah(at)aol(dot)com

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  44. If I won I'd use it at Chili's!

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  45. I like Olive Garden, but I'd take the Chili's. Thanks.

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  46. I love Chili's lunch special -- soup, salad and chips....their potato soup is amazing. YUM!

    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  47. Macaroni Grill is my favorite restaurant! emilycake84@gmail.com

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  48. Actually, I love Macaroni Grill, so this would be great to win! :)

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  49. I love eating at Tucano's Brazilian Grill and Bajio's Mexican Grill. But since we moved we don't have either of those. But I love Mexican and Italian food so this gift card sounds perfect!

    scblog at hotmail dot com

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  50. I tweeted this giveaway. @RedSoxMommy

    scblog at hotmail dot com

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  51. I'm following you now.

    scblog at hotmail dot com

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  52. Our old faithful is Chili's, so I'd love to win this!!!
    give_me_a_latte at yahoo

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  53. Following #1
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  55. Subscriber #1
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  57. I love to eat out at Carrabbas! Or anywhere I have a GC to! Thanks!

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  58. Chili's has the best chips and salsa. yum

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  59. On the border is one of our favorites. My husband and I love there fajitas the best. Thanks for the giveaway. semtaylor(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  60. Thank you for this generous give away! We love eating out anywhere, as that is what we have cut out to save money. Even McDonalds is eating out for us! ;-p If I had to pick, I would say Red Lobster is one of our faves!
    boo_meyers@yahoo.com

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  61. take me on teh border!! I'm having so much fun making friends and blog-hopping again this year.

    Thanks for such a generous giveaway! I hope I'm chosen as the lucky winner!!!

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  62. I like to eat out anywhere! I love trying new restaurants, and new menu items on old restaurants, but I haven't really been out to eat since my birthday, so I would love to win this!

    btw, as a party planner you might be interested in this. I recently had a party party on my blog and people linked up with all kinds of fantastic party ideas.

    http://meandmyinsanity.blogspot.com/2009/01/party-party.html

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  63. Oh I love Chilis! They have the best chips and salsa!

    zonie_chick81(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  64. I blogged about this giveaway nger blog candy..bloggy carnival

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  65. Chili's is our favorite restaurant! Thanks for the chance!
    digicat{AT}sbcglobal{DOT}net

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  66. I am following you
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  67. I like to eat out at local, independent restaurants, but Chili's is our fall-back, nothing's in the fridge restaurant!

    mindysmouthful(at)gmail(dot)com

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  68. We like to eat out at the Olive Garden!! YUM
    If not in the mood we do Cracker Barrell!!
    Heather at vsummerf@msn.com

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  69. i love eating out at wendys when pressed for time and needing lots of calories, or a local chinese place has satisfied my pregnancy cravings often. :)
    andrewandkristan(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  70. Any of those restaurants are delicious. I love Macaroni Grill. Even though they are an Italian place they have the best margaritas!

    Bloggytime20 (a) yahoo dot com

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  71. Ooo..yummy! I LOVE On the Border!

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  72. Olive Garden and Chili's are my 2 Favorite restaurants to eat at. If I was lucky enough, I would use this for my husband and I to go out to dinner, ALONE for V-Day. It's been awhile lol (2 small boys)

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Toni-Lynn
    @holly_GPB
    info[@]grocerypricebooks.com

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  73. I am a subscriber now! Glad I found you!

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Toni-Lynn
    @holly_GPB
    info[@]grocerypricebooks.com

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  74. I subscribe via Google Reader!

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Toni-Lynn
    @holly_GPB
    info[@]grocerypricebooks.com

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  75. I love Chili's!
    3beesmemories (at) earthlink (dot) net

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  76. Chilis sounds great! We havent been able to eat there so this would be fantastic. Thank you
    tatertot374@sbcglobal.net

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  77. I would love Chilis. Love their chicken strips and corn. This would be a great extra little outing.

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  78. We love to eat out, but we never get a chance! Our favorite is a little tiny local taco shop! If we won we'd be heading to Chili's!!

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  79. We rarely eat out because it is so expensive for a family of 6. However, if I won, I would make sure to go out on a date with my hubby! I think that Chili's sounds great. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  80. OK, so we would totally ROCK OUT if we won a Chili's gift card. It's our favorite place to go for our bi-monthly date night.

    Great giveaway! thanks so much. :)

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  81. I would love to go to Macaroni Grill. And with the paper on the table my son would be entertained.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    hetz-junk(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  82. I love to eat at a local fav called Rockwood Grill. Amazing food! But too expensive to eat there often.

    I have been wanting to go to Chili's to try out a dish they've been advertising.

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  83. APPLEBEES thanks so much for having this giveaway

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  84. I love going out to Chili's to eat actually :)! Thanks for the chance to win!

    Jen
    meddlingkidd [at] aol.com

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  85. I LOVE anywhere that serves Italian food or seafood. This would be great for Valentines Day as my husband and I are saving money for the birth of our first baby in 8 weeks!

    aliciapoulsen@hotmail.com

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  86. I would use the gift card at Chilli's... yum! Our favorite place to eat out is a local sushi restaurant called OH sushi. I could eat there almost every day. It is so good!
    sanashby(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  87. I love to eat at red lobster. You have a nice blog. Thanks for the contest.


    oranjkaat@yahoo.com

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  88. I love to eat out, just about anywhere. There is a really nice local restaurant here called Burgundy that has great food and a fantastic wine bar. We have only been once because it is a special occasion kind of place for us, but I loved it.

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  89. I have a few favorite restaurants. I like Longhorn Steakhouse a lot but their prices are a bit high. I also like a few local places from our vacation spot in Pigeon Forge, TN.

    Thanks for the great giveaway!!

    JH33194_2002(at)yahoo.com

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  90. I love Apleebees. My kids love it there.

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  91. We love to eat at Chili's!
    Thanks so much for the contest.
    susan dot lockhart at gmail dot com

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  92. We really like Chili's. I really like to eat anywhere that it does not involve me cleaning up!

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  93. Chili's would be my choice, although I really like Macaroni's. We might even make the long drive to eat there if we won.

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  94. On the Border is one of my favorites, although I don't get to go there ofte.

    mandi427(at)gmail(dot)com

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  95. We have a Chili's and I love the fajitas! They are so good! We like to eat at Applebees, Olive garden, pretty much anywhere - I am not too picky when it comes to food :)

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  96. My favorite place to eat is Olive Garden. Thanks for the nice giveaway!

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  97. Chili's is great!
    pkildow at gmail dot com

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  98. I love to eat at Chili's. Their salads and mexican egg rolls are delish.

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  99. I like Chili's. Our favorite place is this little local pizza parlor name Grande Pizza.

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  100. We LOVE the Macoroni Grill...YUM Thanks

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  101. Chili's is my favorite place to eat. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  102. favorite place to eat is Olive Garden thanks for the giveaway

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  103. We love Maggiano's. Thanks for the giveaway.

    bmc1978[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  108. xtra bonus entry by doing all of the above thanks again!!

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  109. Chili's fajitas, one of my favs!
    florida982002[at]yahoo.com

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  110. I am posting at www.blogmommagiveaways.blogspot.com

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  113. didn't post the second entry for following

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  114. We don't eat out much because we just can't afford it, but when we do go out with the kids, they like Red Robin a lot. If my husband and I go out by ourselves, there is a really good local Chinese restaurant that makes the best sesame chicken.

    Thanks for the great giveaway. Would love to win.

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  115. I love the Macaroni Grill--their bread is the bomb!! dar.sieb at gmail.com

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  116. Just found a neat burger joint called Wild Willie's. We love it! I've always wanted to try Romano's Macaroni Grill though. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  117. We used to love to eat at Chili's, On The Border, Bennigan's and Olive Garden. But we gave up eating out last May when we went on a very strict budget. This would be great to surprise DH with dinner out!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  118. Our favorite is Outback, but we also love Red Lobster, Applebees and some local Mexican restaurants! This would be a great treat! Thanks!

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  119. It's just a simple place, but I love Cici's Pizza. It's yummy and cheap to eat there with the kids. Thanks so much for a wonderful giveaway!
    sjbraun at hotmail dot com

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  120. We like Chili's. Thanks for the chance!

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  121. I subscribed via Google Reader.

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  122. We LOVE Chili's. And I think they are unveiling new "guiltless" selections soon too! thanks for the chance!
    jackieksheaffer(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  123. glamourfan at hotmail dot com is my email

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  124. I love red lobster. We don't have one in our town so it's an extra special treat when I get to go! Eating out is always fun!


    gitrecca at gmail dot com

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  125. Love chili's so domy boys!
    ~Cindy
    xlr8cindy @ gmail (dot) com

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  126. I love many of the local Mexican restaurants here, that's usually where we go on our dates.

    christmasinmarch {at} gmail {dot} com

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  127. I twittered: http://twitter.com/OctButterfly06/status/1153161179

    christmasinmarch {at} gmail {dot} com

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  128. I like a local chain, City BBQ, BD's Mongolian Grill, or Tumbleweed.

    ms0812@zoominternet.net

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  129. I like AppleBees, Olive Garden and Lone Star.

    Thanks for hosting.

    cybrlee[at]aol[dot]com

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  130. We love Chilis and On the Border. Thanks for a great giveaway!

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  131. I'd love to go to On the Border!
    THanks -- great giveaway

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  132. I love to eat out anywhere, but my favorites are a local Mediterranean place and a couple of Chinese places.

    Thanks for the giveaway >^..^<

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  133. We love Chili's and On the Border!

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  134. I also subscribe to your blog via reader.

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  135. Oooh - great giveawy. We like to eat at Chilis when we have the kids with us, and Cheesecake Factory when we don't. millkara [at] gmail.com

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  136. I love Maggiano's. Yum! My hubby would be thrilled with this prize.

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  137. We love to eat out at local restaurants (non-chain). As for chain restaurants I love P.F. Changs and Macaroni Grill.

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  138. We just love to eat out. We love a local BBQ joint called Bob Sykes. Yummy.
    clarksrfun(at)gmail(dot)com

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  139. We love Chili's - particularly their chicken fajita quesadillas - yum!

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  140. Cracker Barrel!!!!

    palmersf(at)bellsouth.net

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  141. My husband and I frequent local sushi bars and thai places in St. Louis, where we live. We are also guilty of being found at Chili's! :)
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    its.a.hit at gmail dot com

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  142. I love Macaroni Grill, but our favorite is an Indian place here in Salt Lake City. Delish!

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  143. Our favorite place to eat at is Kobe Japanese Steakhouse! Yum! A close second is Chili's.
    livlifelov at yahoo dot com

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  144. I love Chili's but don't get to go there as often as I would like...thanks for the chance!

    snkjohnson at gmail dot com

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  145. I would LOVE a chance to go to Chili's. We love it - but it is WAAAYYYY across town.

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  146. We like Chili's! But our favorite is a Greek Restaurant called "The White House" ~ their motto is "You love garlic - we lovea you!"
    Thanks

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  147. We just went to TGI Fridays the other night and liked it a lot. We like Chili's too!

    Lmjax@aol.com

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  148. Our current favorite is Black Angus, but I'd love to find a great local Italian restaurant. Maybe Romano's or Maggiano's??? Thanks for the giveaway. klownmom[at]gmail[dot]com

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  149. My family loves to eat at TEXAS ROADHOUSE!
    Everybodies tastebuds are taken care of.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  150. Anyplace with good vegetarian options.

    chani.adams (at) gmail (dot) com

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  151. We love to go to Cheesecake Factory! Thanks for the giveaway!

    treflea4 at gmail dot com

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  152. I'm a follower!

    treflea4 at gmail dot com

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  153. I'm also a suscriber!

    treflea4 at gmail dot com

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  154. YUM!! I like to eat at Chili's. Thanks for the chance.

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  155. I haven't been out in way too long, so for all I know they're completely different now. But way back when I loved Chili's lol. THanks for the giveaway!

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  156. We don't go out too often, but when we do it's mexican all the way!!! On the Border gift card would be perfect...thanks so much for this great giveaway!!!!

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  157. I love Maggiano's!! Italian food is my favorite and, in addition, they have the BEST cheesecake there!

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  158. We love to eat at Chili's among many others, including Red Lobster and Applebee's. Thanks for the chance. iclipalso(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  159. I love love LOVE to eat at Macaroni Grill!! Their bread is soooo good!!!

    lukeandbryn @ gmail.com

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  160. I subscribed via Google!!

    lukeandbryn @ gmail.com

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  161. The only place we ever got out to eat at is Applebees and Chili's so they are my favorite places. Thanks for a giveaway:)
    angelacisco at rocketmail.com

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