{Giveaway} African Pride Home for the Holidays Contest

Disclosure: This post and giveaway is a part of a compensated campaign for Africa Pride’s Home for the Holidays Contest. As with all reviews and campaigns in which I have been compensated, all views expressed are my own.


Wow! I can hardly believe that the holiday season is officially underway! This time next week, we’ll be preparing for the feast of the year and exchanging laughs, stories and hugs with family and friends alike. “Home for the Holidays” took on a new meaning for me in 2011. It was the first time I didn’t have to worry about how much leave I had left, or trying to beat “Susie” to the boss with my days off requests so I could get my time off approved. It was the first time in my adult life that I didn’t have to speed through family time in order to get back home, rest and head back into work. For me, the holidays truly became a time to relax, regroup and spend extra quality time with my family. Almost four years later, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

When I started Moms ‘N Charge in 2012, my mission was to empower moms to feel good without feeling guilty. I wanted more moms to understand the importance of taking better care of themselves, so they can then take better care for their families. The holidays are a time to remind us all of how grateful we are and should be for the things and people we sometimes take for granted, like family. It’s a time to slow down and really focus on those things that we’ve neglected to express gratitude for. And one thing I’m truly grateful for, is my family and the time we have together!

St.Vil Christmas 2013 home for the holidays

This is why I’m so excited to partner with the African Pride Home for the Holidays Contest! This is your chance to win a Grand Prize of $2,500 just in time for that holiday shopping you probably haven’t started yet (*wink). Seriously, who couldn’t use an extra $2,500?! African Pride recognizes how important family is during this time of year. Between 10/24/2014-11/29/2014, contestants will upload their favorite family holiday photo and share in a few words (short essay) what “Home for the Holidays” means to them. Entries will be judged both on the photo and the essay, and winners will be chosen by a Strength of Nature panel of judges on 11/30/2014. The Grand Prize winner will receive $2,500 cash to use to be with their family this holiday or any other way they choose. Four top prize winners will receive $250 Visa Gift Cards and 3 additional winners will be chosen each week to receive $250 Visa Gift Cards and 3 additional winners will be chosen each week to receive $100 in African Pride products.

African Pride home for the holidays

Contestants can click this link to enter!

  • Submit a family photo with a caption about what family and being “Home for the Holidays” means to you that will be highlighted on African Pride’s social media platforms

Tweet: Who couldn’t use an extra $2500 this #holiday? Enter @MyAfricanPride’s Home For The Holidays contest: https://ctt.ec/4EtZ5+ #APHoliday #ad!

And it gets even better! African Pride is also giving you the opportunity to win a three month supply of African Pride products. Simply enter the giveaway below. Be sure to leave your comment in the section below by answering the following question:

What does “Home for the Holidays” mean to you, and how could you use an extra $2,500 cash this holiday season? 

You can follow African Pride on Twitter @MyAfricanPride and Facebook, and visit their site for more information and keep up with the excitement using the hashtag #APHoliday.

And don’t forget to visit the contest site and upload your photo for your chance to win the Grand Prize of $2,500!

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8 Comments

  • Reply
    Janice Darsow Pittenger
    November 21, 2014 at 4:36 PM

    Family, family, family.

    • Reply
      Christine St.Vil
      November 23, 2014 at 7:04 PM

      LOL Yes Janice, nothing like all the family you can get especially this time of year!

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    Irene Lirette
    November 22, 2014 at 2:21 PM

    Home for the Holidays means togetherness with family and close friends. Good times well spent with each other. A time to reflect on having each other in our lives. Good or Bad. The $2,500 Holiday cash would help me out so very much since I am unemployed. It would be a dream come true!

    • Reply
      Christine St.Vil
      November 23, 2014 at 7:04 PM

      Hi Irene,
      Thanks so much for entering and for sharing yoru thoughts! Togetherness with family and close friends is definitely what I look forward to. Blessings and good luck to you!

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    Opal Baker
    November 24, 2014 at 10:17 AM

    It means that my family will gather together at my house and enjoy the holidays.I would buy the tickets so that those that can’t drive will be able to make the trip.

    • Reply
      Christine St.Vil
      November 24, 2014 at 11:39 PM

      Hi Opal, thanks so much for stopping by. That sounds like an amazing way to spend the giveaway money. Best wishes and happy holidays to you and your family!

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    laurettajp123
    November 26, 2014 at 10:39 AM

    Home for the holidays mean being around the fire drinking hot chocolate with my parents, my sister and her kids! I could really use it to help pay for everyone’s presents! We live in NY and as my dad is getting older (and recently had a mini-stroke) it snows a lot so I really want to get him a snowblower to help him out!

    • Reply
      Christine St.Vil
      November 29, 2014 at 9:36 AM

      That is such a great depiction of home for the holidays! Hope your dad continues to get stronger and best of luck on your entry! Thanks so much for stopping by!

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