Fab Freebie: All Time Lowe’s

***This giveaway is no longer accepting entries***

For our big two year blogiversary and we’re celebrating with one of the biggest freebies we’ve ever freebied: a $500 Lowe’s gift card.

Did that sink in yet? It still hasn’t for us. When we started hunting for the perfect blogiversary prize a few weeks ago we never thought we’d land something so exciting. It’s like Lowe’s is giving one of you the chance to take on a big project and they’re footing the bill. And we couldn’t be more thrilled to be giving it away.

We probably don’t need to remind you of all the items you could snag during a $500 shopping blitz at Lowe’s – paint, lighting, power tools, holiday decor, flooring. Heck, you could even get a new dishwasher or something. So in case you’re having any trouble picturing where you’d put five hundred Lowe’s dollars, allow us to lend our expertise (that is, our money-spending assistance). Here are a few items that we’ve got our eyes on:

This Idylis air purifier: Since the cold weather will have us closing up our windows and doors soon, the HEPA filter on this baby keeps indoor air from getting stale and could really help Sherry as we get into allergy season.

A new lawn mower: I know the season’s ending, but I’ve had it up to here (picture my hand above my head) with the used mower we bought when we moved back in 2006 (let’s just say it’s no longer self-propelling). Lowe’s online Mower Selector tool helped turn up a bunch of options that we could snag for well under 500 beans.

A cool bathroom sink: With a full bathroom redo moving closer to the top of our to-do list we’re already starting to fantasize about where we can add some special touches, like plopping a vessel sink on top of a thrifted piece of furniture-turned-vanity. And Lowe’s has a bunch of awesome vessel sink options.

I’ve also been contemplating adding some outdoor path lighting or taking our garage organization a step further with some more sophisticated shelving. But we’d better quit letting our minds wander because we’re not the ones who get the $500 gift card… one of you does! Here’s how:

  • PRIZE: A $500 Lowe’s gift card (in case you forgot)
  • TO ENTER: Comment on this post with the words “GIMME THAT $500” (why dance around it, right?) and…
  • BONUS QUESTION: Tell us what project you might spend the prize on. Surely we’re not the only ones daydreaming about where $500 could go (and no, we won’t be picking a winner based on this answer – it’ll still be random)
  • CONTEST CLOSES: Thursday, September 24th at 8pm EST (that’s an extra day!)
  • WINNER: One lucky lady or gent
  • PRIZE SHIPS: Anywhere in the USA (but Lowe’s loving Canadians with friends or family in the states can enter and we’ll send it to your US relative/friend who can forward it on to you).
  • THE USUAL: One entry per e-mail address is permitted. The winner will be selected using random.org and announced on Thursday. Good luck!

Get more info on our freebies at our Giveaway FAQs page. Images courtesy of Lowe’s.


  1. Kristi says

    GIMME THAT $500! We bought our first house a year ago and our kitchen is in SERIOUS need of an update!! New floors, appliances, remodel, would be amazing!!!

  2. Ashley says

    Gimme that $500!

    I would use the gift card to replace some of the light fixtures in my home. That are incredibly outdated and are really holding us back I think :) Or maybe we’d replace our faucet! Or maybe we’d tear out that awful carpet in our bathroom (!! I know!) and finally put down some more appropriate tile :)

    You guys are the best!

  3. Shyla C. says

    Gimme that $500! We have millions of things to do! The biggest would be replace the horrible energy eating dishwasher!

  4. says

    Gimme that $500!!

    Oh man, Lowes is awesome! I would have to say that we’d use it for a bathroom makeover. New vanity, mirror, flooring, lighting and fixtures. Fingers crossed!!!

  5. Johanna says

    Gimmee that $500 dollars! Oh boy. My husband and I just bought a 100 year old house with green shag carpeting throughout and a 35 year old kitchen. I could spend this in a blink of an eye. fingers (and toes) crossed!!

  6. Erin R. says

    “GIMME THAT $500”

    I would soooo use this 5oo clams to purchase blinds for my condo! We neeeeed custom blids for the large windows. Oh, oh, oh, and we could put plantation blinds on the smaller windows … {sigh}

  7. Liz says

    GIMME THAT 500!!!

    OMG, my lowes list is too long to share… how about paint for my 50’s kitchen cabinets, new hardware and countertops – granite maybe?, new sink for the master bath, rugs for the BR & living room, some fall landscaping, a new mailbox…. wow, what a fab giveaway!

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