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Friday, 20 December 2013

Christmas Teddy Contest!

Congratulations to Jen Smith!

In December we also gave previous contestants a second chance to win a Teddy. We are happy to announce that Jen Smith from Mundelein, Illinois, USA is the lucky winner of  Christmas Teddy "Witherspoon" and a box of delicious Lindt chocolate!


Jen wrote:

"Hello :)  I'm gonna be a bit selfish here and submit myself. I'm 41, divorced, 3 kids.
 I worked full time at I job I loved. In June '12, I started having severe neck/shoulder/arm pain, and my right arm and hand went numb.
 For some reason I had 2 discs in my neck herniate and bulge out cutting off my nerve endings.
 A year and a half later, 3 surgeries, here I sit, still numb, in pain, can't drive, lost my job (they're ready to take me back once I heal) and I feel like there's no end in sight.

 I lay at home day after day, no quality of life. I believe stuffed animals are wonderful creatures to hold that allows us to nurture our inner most selves and help connect us to that lost lonely and sad piece of our spirit we are afraid to show. Thank you for reading. " 


We wish you a Merry Christmas Jen! Teddy Bear and chocolate is on it's way :)

We will be back in January with a new contest, but now it time to relax a little bit!
We will still send Teddy Bears of course ;)

You will find this Christmas Witherspoon Teddy Bear here.


Monday, 16 December 2013

We found Big Foot!

The cutest Big Foot ever!

He is our favorite boy in the store at the moment.


.......so cute and huggable with his big belly and those adorable "footies".


If you want to have a closer look at him you can find him HERE!

Saturday, 30 November 2013

Teddy Bear & Chocolate!

Send A Teddy's December Contest

This cute Teddy Bear "Witherspoon" and a Box of Lindt Chocolate (215 gram) is our December gift. Visit our website,   join the contest and you can have this sent to a dear friend for free. 



This month the contest ends December 20th!



Winner of the "You Rock" Tatty Teddy!

Congratulations Deidre Huff!

As usual, we have an amazing winner! The stories we receive are incredible and so heart warming.
We are happy and honored to share these winning stories with you.



Kristin - You Rock!


This months Send A Teddy- winner is Deidre Huff

 from Waxahachie, Texas.


Deidre wrote:

"I want to nominate my sister Kristin Bittick for the bear this month. She is so talented, sings in the Dallas Opera for instance, yet she teaches children music in Waxahachie, Tx, is mom to my nephew David who has Downs Syndrome, and works tirelessly to provide all she can to help improve his quality of life and is always helping out another family with special needs children. 

Last year a family that she knew had their baby boy in the hospital for months. He had Downs, and was only a few months old, but had had to have heart surgery. Due to complications, he almost died over and over. This was all over the Christmas holidays. 
Mom and Dad were poor and the bills were killing them. She was able to raise money enough to keep a roof over their heads, as well as arrange for "Santa"to come by the hospital with diapers, blankets, food etc. 

She gives tirelessly though she has a crazy busy schedule. I believe she definitely deserves this bear! "

Thank you Deidre for sharing this with us, Tatty Teddy is on his way to your sister!


Be sure to enter the Christmas contest. It will end December 20th.

Teddyhugs 




Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Contest November

You Rock Teddy Bear!

November contest is on.
Do you have a friend that truly rocks? Let us know why and you can win this furry little Rocker guy plus free shipping to your friend!

Go to the contest

Monday, 4 November 2013

Our great Brand Ambassador!


I had the privilage to meet Christine DeGraff on G+ and then later have her as the Send A Teddy brand ambassador for G+ and Twitter. It was a great experience and I can highly recommend her for anyone who want some professional G+ marketing. 




 
I started Send A Teddy a year ago and haven't really thought about paying someone to do our online marketing. I thought that is something I have to deal with and learn on the way. Then I met Christine on G+, a lovely and inspiring woman with a big heart and tons of knowledge about G+.

 I saw how she engaged with people in a great way. She was sharing her knowledge and helping others by giving them ( us newbies) a little extra push sharing our contents on her own page and saying nice things about our products. Friendly and helpful goes a long way!

I decided to give it a try and I am glad I did!




After a month of promoting Send A Teddy this is what she accomplished.



Thursday, 31 October 2013

Send A Teddy's Winner of the October Contest!

  First of all we want to say thank you to all the loving and caring people who submit to all our contests. 

 If you didn't win you will still have a chance in the December contest where we will add all of you to the contest.....because it is the Christmas month.

This months Send A Teddy- winner is Susan Church from North Wilkesboro, North Carolina.

Susan wrote:

"I would like to win this bear for my mother whom is very ill. She takes care of her special needs grand daughter full time as well as a great grand son that the parents didn't want while putting her needs and bad health aside. She has always been there when I needed her as well as she cares for others in their time of need and doesn't worry about her needs as she should."

Congratulations Susan, the "Feel Better" Teddy Bear is on her way!


Thursday, 17 October 2013

Get Well Soon Teddy Bear!

We all want to show our compassion to people that are struggling with their health. 
If you are close by you will probably go and visit them and help them the best way you can. If you are far away a Teddy Bear and some chocolate can be a sweet gift.

Our two newest Get Well bears are amazingly cute with lots of details.

For him

We just love the cute slippers, the housecoat and the little Teddy under their arm.

.....and for her.

Find him and her here!

Thursday, 3 October 2013

New month, new Contest!

Beautiful October is here, and so are the October Contest!

This month we reach out to all who know someone that is ill or maybe just a little sad . This super soft and cute Teddy Girl holds a little pot with flowers and a little sign that says Feel Better!

The idea with Send A Teddy is that you order a Teddy and we send it to someone for you. We write a card from you and pack it nicely!

Now you can have it ALL FOR FREE if you enter the contest.



You can enter the contest from all over the world as long as the receiver is in Canada or US.

JOIN the contest HERE

or

buy this Teddy Bear!



Monday, 30 September 2013

Winner September 2013!

Congratulations Jay Morby!

 

Jay Morby, Kitchener, ON, Canada won this month's Teddy Bear contest with the following message:

"My wife has just gone through a difficult pregnancy and delivery of our beautiful new son. He is having a bit of a difficult time eating and sleeping, so it's giving my wife fits. This teddy bear would be a nice surprise and give her a bit of a lift!"


Bukowski's sweet little Caroline is on her way! 

Thank you for participating in Send A Teddy's contest and congratulations to you both and your new little baby. 
We will send you something for the little boy as well :)





Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Free Cards with Carlsson!

Model for a day!

Someone asked me the other day about the Teddy Bear on our free cards. The story is that my friend and artist Karen Maw painted my puppy "Carlsson" as a Teddy Bear. 

We thought it was so cute so we decided that he will be the motive on the free cards.




There are many cards to choose from in the store
but if you want a free one you can use
 our "Carlsson-cards"!

Carlsson live....and as a Teddy Bear :)

Sunday, 22 September 2013

A Teddy Bear for someone you love a lot!

Tatty Teddy ....the big boy!

Say hi to our newest Tatty Teddy.
He is much bigger than the others and holds three plush hearts.
If you wan`t to send lots of love to someone you should go for this sweet boy :)


 

You can order him or read more about him here

 

Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Bear Paw Mittens!

I just have to show you those bear paw mittens! 
They are made from the same material as the Warm Buddies and are 
so soft and comfortable !


Bear Paw Mittens

......and super cute :)    Find them here!

Tuesday, 3 September 2013

Excellent Feel Good Product!

One very special and new guy in our store is the Canadian Warm Buddy.


Originally, Warm Buddy products were aimed at the medical market and were widely used by medical practitioners in their treatments with infants and premature babies. 

Those warm-up plush animals are held to the highest standards of quality and safety in the World. Every Warm Buddy is designed to provide sleep therapy and natural relief from aches, pain and stress. 

 
Large Warm-Buddy
 

The removable inner heat pack (made of 100% pure white rice) can be warmed in the microwave or cooled in the freezer. 
Another popular Warm Buddy is the Puppy.  Both the Bear and the Puppy comes in two sizes.



 
They are super soft, fluffy and really cute!
Order in good time before Christmas to be sure to get one! 
Find them here at Send A Teddy!


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Sunday, 1 September 2013

Win a Bukowski Teddy Bear

It has been an interesting year since my first little text on this "Sendateddy-blog" almost a year ago.
We have had so much fun doing this and we are humble to be a part of sharing the love message between people!


I guess blogging once a year isn't what they recommend so I will try to post more often :)
 Please forgive my Swenglish, it will probably shine through now and then that I am a Swede living in Canada.

Something happened the other day that never happened before at Send A Teddy. It was sad and most humbling. I will tell you about that another day soon...when we are ready. (See the first post 2014).

Today I want to let you know that last month we started a contest on SendAteddy.
Every month you can win a cute Teddy Bear that we ship to a friend of yours with the "winning reason" to why you want this person to have it!




This month it is a Swedish designed Bukowski bear named Caroline that will be sent!
Do you have someone in Canada or US to send your love to, this is a sweet way of doing it :)