Publix Italian Days #GIVEAWAY

From February 17th through March 2nd, visit your local Publix to take advantage of the great savings on some of your favorite General Mills brands such as Progresso, Green Giant, Pillsbury, Muir Glen and Totino’s, and save $5 when you purchase 20 participating products. 

Now that Valentine's Day is over and St. Patrick's Day is a month away, what are you supposed to celebrate??   No one exchanges President's Day cards or dresses up for it, so I'm planning to celebrate Italian Days at Publix!

Last year, the coupons and sales amounted to some fabulous and free or nearly free deals on pasta, sauce and more!  This year it's going to be even sweeter because in addition to receiving a $25 gift card from MyBlogSpark to spend at Italian Days, I have one to giveaway to one of my lucky readers - AND - they also have their own Publix Italian Days Sweepstakes going on:

While visiting Italian Days at Publix, you can also enter the Publix Italian Days Sweepstakes, sponsored by General Mills, for a chance to win one of four grand prizes of $10,000 worth of free groceries or one of 200 $100 Publix gift cards being given as prizes. 

There are three easy ways to enter for a chance to win the Sweepstakes. Enter via phone, mail or at – a convenient one-stop website, where you’ll also be able to download great coupon savings on some of your favorite General Mills brands and other great offers from Publix. 

Here’s how it works:
  1. Click – Stay up to date with the latest General Mills promotions happening at Publix by visiting Once you’re registered and logged in, you can participate in any current promotions.

  2. Call – If you’d prefer to enter the sweepstakes and participate in other promotions via telephone, feel free to call the General Mills/Publix hotline, at 1.800.627.6059, and be sure to say that you want to enter the Publix Italian Days Sweepstakes. Please be sure to provide your complete contact information (Full name/address/zip code/phone #).

  3. Mail – If you prefer to participate via mail-in entry, print and mail your complete contact information (Full Name/address/zip code/phone #) to P.O. Box 43425 Atlanta, GA 30336 and be sure to write “Publix Italian Days Sweepstakes” on the outside of the envelope.
And now for the ways to enter to win a $25 Publix GC:

Rules first of course:

Giveaway is open to US Residents of TN, GA, SC, FL and AL ONLY.
Mandatory Entry must be completed before other entries count. 
Each entry must be made as a SEPARATE COMMENT 
Giveaway will end on February 28th, 2011 at 11:59 PM and the winner will be chosen by, verified, announced on Acting Balanced and contacted by email 

The winner will have 48 hours to claim their prize. 

Mandatory Entry:
After purchasing your favorite products at the Publix Italian Days event, which special Italian meal would you like to prepare for your family?

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#WIN a $25 GC to Publix from #MyBlogSpark and Acting Balanced @chascouponmom  #giveaway ends 2/28

Disclaimer: I received a $25 GC from My Blog Spark for writing this post.  All opinions are my own.