instagram challenge winner #4 (um, and 5!)

Well we’ve come to the end of the challenge and, as always, choosing a winner this week was terribly difficult!  I finally decided on this entry from @anneliesemac as I love the busy-ness and concentration of this little poppet creating her own little masterpieces.

insta 4 winner

I have also decided to give a little ‘runner up’ award to @littlepickers who submitted a stack of fab images of her little guys living a rudy and the dodo life.  I think this one is my favourite!   Watch out for the postie @littlepickers as there is a little something on it’s way to you…

instagram runner up

Thanks to all of you clever clogs who entered!  I have had so much fun viewing your entries and have also started following many of you so I can continue to enjoy your creative shots.

Mwwwah.

instagram challenge winner #3

This week the winner just had to be this guy.

Thank you simonie and @hollylolly38 for this fab entry showing a terribly fabulous little gear wearing the Seedling Feather Crown he made.   

insta 3 winner

Please contact us to claim your $50 gift voucher to spend in our store (I’ll leave it to you two to work out who gets to spend it!)

There is still one more chance to win so keep the entries coming. Entries from the first three weeks will be reconsidered in future weeks but we’d love you to add to the collection. Just remember to tag your instagram photo with #rudyandthedodochallenge

Thanks for playing!

instagram challenge winner #2

Firstly, I’m terribly sorry I’m a day late with this announcement however we have only had intermittent internet all week – not ideal for an internet based business, but anyhooo, we are all fixed now!

Once again, it was a terribly tricky choice with lots of gorgeous images of your little ones living a rudy and the dodo life – creating, exploring, painting, playing and using their imaginations! This week’s winner is tarsh97 for this fab entry showing her girls building a cubby and preparing for predicted rains.  I used to LOVE doing stuff like this as a kid!

insta winner 2

Please contact us to claim your $50 gift voucher to spend in our store.  Yay you!

There are still 2 more chances to win so keep the entries coming. Entries from the first two weeks will be reconsidered in future weeks but we’d love you to add to the collection. Just remember to tag your instagram photo with #rudyandthedodochallenge

Thanks for playing!

our instagram challenge

instagram crochetWe LOVE instagram and we know a lot of you do too!  So, each week in August we are giving away a $50 gift voucher for our little store to the winner of the best photo posted to instagram using the #rudyandthedodochallenge hashtag.

We are all about kids making and doing, rather than spectating.

We want to see photos of your kids off the couch, exploring and creating, questioning and building, pretending, painting, playing and learning.

Simply upload your photos using the #rudyandthedodochallenge hashtag.  If you happen to include any products purchased from our store (not compulsory – totally optional!) be sure to include the brand hashtag eg #seedling #djeco #janod

Each week after selecting our favourite and most creative entry, we will post the winning photo on our blog.

Follow us on http://instagram.com/rudyandthedodo/

Here are some of our own favourite shots to help get you inspired!

insta collage

Happy snapping!

Oh,PS … Here are the nitty gritty terms and conditions

  • Entrant must reside in Australia
  • Photos must be posted using the #rudyandthedodochallenge hashtag
  • Entrant can enter more than once (as many times as you like, actually!)
  • Entrant must be 18 years or older
  • The best photo will be selected each week and the image will be posted on www.rudyandthedodo.com.au (in the blog)
  • Winner must follow rudy and the dodo on instagram
  • Winner has 24 hours to respond to Julia@rudyandthedodo.com.au to claim their prize.
  • Participation in this competition indicates authorization for rudy and the dodo to share your images on our facebook page as part of the promotion.

Competition closes each week as follows;
Week 1 – 8th August
Week 2 – 15th August
Week 3 – 22nd August
Week 4 – 31st August

win! and stop nagging today …

I don’t know about the rest of you (oh, hang on, yes I do! We are all the same boat) but I spend a large part of each and every day gently reminding my children to;

  • Flush the Toilet
  • Wipe the Seat
  • Wash Your Hands
  • Play Nice
  • Share Your Toys
  • Go Play Outside

On average, I probably say each of these phrases, oh, about 76 times a day.

So imagine my delight when I stumbled across this terribly clever artist who prints up my nagging requests and makes fabulous décor out of them.

JG Collage

Oh, just think of the time I am going to save once I have each of these little gems framed and up on the wall …

If you’d like to win one of these fab ‘By Order of Management’ prints for your place, just tell us (in 25 words or less) which little reminder you have to use the most in your house.

  • Winner will be drawn 31 July 2013 at 8pm EST
  • Each image measures: 15.2cm x  25.4 cm including white border
  • All prints from this range are signed and dated on the back (for aesthetic reasons) by the artist.
  • Frame is not included

If you simply can’t wait to get your hands on one (or more) just head on over to my little shop and pick one up.  They are just $24.95 + delivery.

JG Read a Book

win a “crave good food” tasting box for mama!

We LOVE good food.

We know YOU love good food.

You’ve all heard me prattling on about Crave Good Food in the past.  Lovely Martha, the owner, is wanting to give one of you gorgeous lot one of their Tasting Boxes (RRP $49.95) for Mother’s Day.  As it happens, the May tasting box up for grabs is full of sweet stuff for mamas and a bonus lip nourish (RRP $24.95) from our gorgeous friend Cindy at Luk Beautifood.  What’s not to love about THAT?

crave box

So, who is in?

All you have to do is like the Crave Good Food and Luk Beautifood facebook pages then comment below (25 words or less) telling us your favourite sweet goodie.

My favourite sweet indulgence is caramel slice. Hands down.

caramel slice

OK. GO!

Total prize value is $74.90.  Open to Australian residents only. Winner will be drawn and announced here on Monday 6th May 2013 at 8pm EST. 

 

win a money monster money box!

tigeroy money box both low res

Money burns a hole in my kids’ pockets.  They have bank accounts but don’t yet really appreciate what it means to see the balance climbing.  I reckon these little Money Monsters are JUST the ticket to get my little guys saving with enthusiasm!

They are due to land in store within 2 weeks.  To celebrate, we thought we would give one away to one of you adoring and terribly fabulous fans!

These little fellows say 25 funny things. They come in green, grey or pink and have girl and boy voices. They even do a groovy dance with their monster eye and ears when you feed them.

tiigeroy money box grey LR

Money monsters gobble up coins and notes and they complain when you empty their bellies or forget to feed them! A built in sensor detects when you’re near and they call our for “more money!” Saving pocket money has never been so much fun. Battery operated, durable and light weight – what’s not to love?

Which one would you choose, and why?

Let us know by commenting below and you will go into the draw to win the colour of your choice.  The winner will be drawn on Thursday 4th April at 10.00am EST and will be notified here on the blog. Open to Australian residents only.

If you cant wait that long and simply MUST have one now, just click here to pre-order.

Good luck!