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Leap Day Giveaway!

Posted February 28th, 2012 in Giveaways by Jeremy Waller

In the spirit of the all-important holiday that only comes once every 4 years I’ve decided to launch my first giveaway on Personal Finance Whiz!

Up for grabs is a $25 gift card to Amazon. (If Amazon isn’t your thing I’m also happy to send the winner cash via PayPal.)

I’m sure you’ve heard of the Irish tradition that a woman has the opportunity once every 4 years to propose to her non-committal man on leap day.  In many European countries, especially in the upper classes of society, tradition dictates that any man who refuses a woman’s proposal on February 29 has to buy her 12 pairs of gloves.

So guys, if your lady proposes to you on February 29 and you refuse – you can use the gift card to buy her 12 pairs of gloves.

(Seems like I’m having some issue with Rafflecopter at the moment. If you can’t see the entry form below, please try a different browser until I can get this sorted out. Thanks!)


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63 Responses so far.

  1. Ashley H. says:

    I will just be working

  2. I will, unfortunately, be working! Story of my life…

  3. Katie McGinnis says:

    I will be working; however, I would like to spend it doing something that I’ve never done before, such as going for a hot air balloon ride.

  4. Margaret Smith says:

    Would love to spend the day relaxing and reading a book, but got doctors, chores, etc. on the plan for tomorrow.

  5. Ann F says:

    I’m going to meet my friend for lunch

  6. Susan Smith says:

    I will be spending time with my children

  7. Mary Happymommy says:

    It’s my husband’s birthday on Leap Day so we’ll be going out to dinner.

  8. courtney b says:

    i will be working.. .kinda lame!

  9. Elena says:

    I will go shopping tomorrow

  10. Whitney W says:

    I am a stay at home mom so I will be spending the extra day enjoying the extra giggles and fun!

  11. amy pugmrie says:

    hanging with the kids 🙂

  12. Rebecca Shockley says:

    Watching movies at home!

  13. Timbo says:

    Writing a novel 🙂

  14. Tina M says:

    I will be working.

  15. debbie says:

    I will be stuck inside, as we are having a blizzard/ice storm.

  16. Rochelle Luaders says:

    I will be “at work” — staying home with my 3yo! Don’t really wish I were anywhere else 🙂

  17. carol says:

    I will be spending the day with friends

  18. Mary Casper says:

    IM working just like every optherr day

  19. Cynthia C says:

    I took my mom to get our hair cut.

  20. Monique Rizzo says:

    i wish I could play everyday at Disneyland.
    Thanks for the chance.

  21. Rebecca Graham says:

    I am going to catch up on my reading.

  22. Kyl Neusch says:

    watch a movie

  23. Patrice says:

    I had to work and now I have to make supper. I wish that I could have gone up to the mountains and had a nice lunch.

  24. Suzanne K says:

    I wish I was doing something fun with friends!

  25. Tari Lawson says:

    I will be working as well. I wish I could be traveling.

  26. Daniella says:

    I had to go to school and work. I wish I could have been on a tropical vacation.

  27. petra says:

    a typical Wednesday going to work, then the gym, then spending the evening with family

  28. June L says:

    I just thanked the Lord for another day and went on as usual :0)

  29. Debra F says:

    I had to work, but I wish I could have had a spa day.

  30. Pedro says:

    I spent the morning studying and then went to work.

  31. McKim says:

    I will be spending the day taking care of my little grandson.

  32. Kristy Thiel says:

    I’d love to have an extra day to sleep!

  33. I was stuck at work. I honestly wish that I was working on my side business at home with my wife!

  34. lisa brown says:

    I was shoveling snow from this surprise storm that moved through our area.

  35. Jennifer b. says:

    I worked. Boo!

  36. joni says:

    I went to see a school play with my daughter.

  37. Nadine L says:

    I had a Dr’s appointment, fun

  38. Daisy says:

    I was working on leap day!

  39. Stacy says:

    I worked but wish I was able to get out & enjoy the sunshine!

  40. Christine says:

    working but wanting to be on a beach

  41. Katharine D says:

    I was the same old routine – kids to school, clean, cook, run errands

  42. Geoff K says:

    I was working, but I would much rather have spent the day watching movies or napping in the afternoon for once!

  43. Heather S says:

    Working as usual

  44. wong says:

    leap day williams!

  45. Barbara Montag says:

    The day was pretty much the same as any other.
    Thank you.

  46. anash says:

    same as everyday more than likely! Thanks for a super giveaway!

  47. clynsg says:

    It was just another day for me.

  48. Jennifer Marie says:

    I was working-wish I had been on a tropical island 🙂

  49. Michelle says:

    I had to work 🙁

  50. Michele Baron says:

    I went out to dinner with my family

  51. jefferson says:

    I spent the extra day with my family.. Playing games and sharing a few laughs

  52. Christina Sparks says:

    I had to work but when I got home my husband and I went four-wheeling

  53. Dani says:

    I had to spend it working, but wish I could have spent it in bed with my husband and dogs!

  54. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    i spent my day studying

  55. Debbie C says:

    Unfortunately, I spent the leap day working.

  56. Dawn Valentine says:

    I was working, but I wish I could have spent it outside with my kids

  57. Daniel M says:

    nothing special, same ol’ grind

  58. erma says:

    I wish I was relaxing

  59. Nicole C. says:

    I spent the day hiding out from tornados.

  60. Dara Nix says:

    I spent the extra day STILL looking for employment!

  61. Crystal F says:

    I spent the day at my girls’ school cutting box tops. I wish I had been out getting a pedicure. lol thank you!

  62. Jody Sisson says:

    I was Working but wish i was at home relaxing with a book.

  63. misty sunrise says:

    I spent the extra day entering contests!

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