#ThankfulForFamilies Instagram Giveaway

It may not be Thanksgiving here in Canada, but we sure have plenty to be thankful for. To celebrate this lead-up to the holidays, I have joined forces with nearly twenty other outdoor bloggers to pull off a massive giveaway celebrating families who spend time outdoors together.

Enter to win the #ThankfulForFamilies #OutdoorFamilies giveaway!

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Steps  to Enter:


  • Post a NEW photo of your outdoor family on Instagram making sure to include both #ThankfulForFamilies AND #OutdoorFamilies and tell us why you love your family!
  • Follow ALL of our awesome participating hosts to win! Tap on MY photo (@meghanjward)  to see where to go next. Follow that host, and find THEIR awesome prize in their feed. Tap on their photo to see where to go next. Repeat until you have come full circle.
  • Check out ALL the awesome giveaways and make a comment (one per photo) on the prize(s) you want to win!

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Giveaway entry rules (the fine print):

  • Contest will run from November 19-30, 2015.
  • Entrants must be a resident of US or Canada.
  • Entrants’ Instagram account must be a public account.
  • Entrants must post a new, original, and taken by you photo (a re-posted photo or tagging an old photo will disqualify you) to Instagam of their family, or members of their family, outdoors.
  • All photos entered in the contest must be tagged with BOTH #OutdoorFamilies AND #ThankfulForFamilies.
  • Entrants must comment on Instagram on the specific prize they are entering to win. Photographs of prizes will be distributed among all the hosts’ Instagram feeds. Entrants need to only comment ONCE per prize. Additional comments DO NOT equal additional entries.
  • Entrants may post a photo once per day to their Instagram feeds for additional entries, up to  12 entries total. All photos must use the two contest hashtags.
  • All photo entries must be submitted by 10 pm MST on November 30th.
  • All winners will be chosen randomly from all submitted entries at the end of the week and announced on each of the blogs after December 1st. Notifying comments will also be left on the winning photos on Instagram.
  • Hosts will do their best to contact winners. If prizes are not claimed within 48 hours of notification, the prize will go to the next winner.

What you can win:

**PLEASE note prizes have various shipping capabilities which are described below**


Participating Bloggers:

*Make sure you check out all of these great blogs!*

  1. Adventure Tykes: AdventureTykes.com
  2. The Adventures in Parenthood Project: AdventurousParents.com
  3. Nature For Kids: NatureForKids.net
  4. Chasqui Mom: ChasquiMom.com
  5. Outdoor Families Magazine: OutdoorFamiliesOnline.com
  6. Currently Wandering: CurrentlyWandering.com
  7. The Mommy Hiker: MommyHiker.com
  8. Rockies Family Adventures: RockiesFamilyAdventures.com
  9. The Kid Project: KidProject.org
  10. Rockieschick’s Adventures: Rockies-Chick.com
  11. Play Outside Guide: PlayOutsideGuide.com
  12. Moosefish: Moosefish.com
  13. Tales of a Mountain Mama: TalesOfaMountainMama.com
  14. Pedal Adventures: PedalAdventures.com
  15. Val In Real Life: ValInRealLife.com
  16. Colorado Mountain Mom: ColoradoMountainMom.com
  17. Adventure Awaits: AdventureAwaits.ca
  18. Mountain Mom and Tots: MountainMomAndTots.com
  19. Active Kids Club: activekidsclub.com

Author: Meghan J. Ward

Meghan J. Ward is an outdoor, travel and adventure writer based in Banff, Canada, and a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. Meghan has written several books, as well as produced content for films, anthologies, blogs and some of North America’s top outdoor, fitness and adventure publications. She has a forthcoming travel memoir (Fall 2022), to published by Rocky Mountain Books.

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