QFC’s V.I.B.E. (Very Important Blogger Event) with Seattle Mom Bloggers & Giveaway!!

By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
October 17, 2009

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I love it when I have the opportunity to meet with other Seattle Mom Bloggers. This will be my 3rd Seattle Blogger Event and it was just as much fun as the other two!  Before attending the QFC V.I.B.E. (Very Important Blogger Event)  today (October 17th) in Seattle, I was a loyal Safeway shopper. I can honestly say that I was VERY impressed with the store and the quality of the food they sold. Their employees were extremely helpful and friendly and I am excited to begin shopping at their store (with a brand new one near my home)!

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From left to right (Stacey, Carrie, Alexis, Kim, me, Angie, and Mona)

I learned a lot of new things from the QFC Very Important Blogger Event. For example, I had no idea that they had to open up the packages of bananas to prevent them from becoming overripe. Apparently, bananas trap a lot of heat and if the boxes aren’t opened to let the heat escape, they’ll ripen more quickly. Wow! I had no idea! I also had no idea that QFC was a division of Kroger and is associated with Ralphs (California), Smith’s (Utah), Food 4 Less, fry’s, King Soopers, City Market, Fred Meyer, Dillons, Baker’s, and Scott’s!  I was also excited to learn that QFC carries one of my favorite brands of hot chocolate – Stephen’s Hot Cocoa.

When we arrived, I grabbed a hot chocolate from Starbucks and met up my fellow mom bloggers and QFC representatives Nancy Moon-Eilers (QFC VP Merchandising and Marketing), Tammy Bottcher (QFC Sr. Director Advertising and Loyalty), and Kristin Maas (QFC Director Public Affairs).  We talked for a few minutes and then took a tour of the store.  I loved the floral department and the way it was decorated for Halloween.  We then proceeded to the bakery, where I saw the most adorable Frankenstein cake, followed by the candy section (woo hoo!), meat department, and health department.   I was extremely impressed with the meat department and the selection of meats they had.  I had never seen so many pre-marinated meats (aka Chef’s Express Selections) in a store before – it was amazing!  If you’re looking for a yummy and quick way to get a healthy meal, you definitely want to check out the meat department at QFC!

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We then headed upstairs, where we had food awaiting us.  We were served the following items:  Pesto Pasta and Pea Salad, Caesar Salad, Chicken Dijon with Dijon Cream Sauce, Chicken Parmesan with Marinara Sauce, Chicken Florentine, Kalbi Flank Steak with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Valencia Green Beans, and Double Layer Chocolate Cake (with Raspberry Filling, Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting, Chocolate Truffle Topping, and Chocolate Roses).

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Chicken Dijon with Dijon Cream Sauce

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 Lew talking about meats and cutting flank steak!  He was awesome!  Thanks Lew 🙂

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Lew (meat department) demonstrated how to cut flank steak and talked about the Kalbi Flank Steak being like “candy meat.”  Let me tell you – it was GOOD!!!  The Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Valencia Green Beans went well with the flank steak.  We also had the opportunity to ask some questions to Donna Giordano – QFC President!

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After eating and dessert, we were each given a bag of goodies from QFC!  We were given a QFC reusable tote, Kroger Mayonnaise, Kroger Peanut Butter, Kroger Cereal, Kroger Paper Towels, Taste-bud-icious Seasoning Packets, Active Lifestyle Oatmeal, Brittania Crisps, Kroger Coupon Book, and a $25 gift card for us and one to give away!

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Plus, they had a giveaway for 3 bloggers to take home a centerpiece with them.  I was just saying earlier that I never won anything until I was introduced to blogging.  I figured I wouldn’t be one of the winners, but I was actually the first winner.  I got to take home a beautiful Fall centerpiece!  Thanks QFC!!!

As I said earlier, 1 lucky reader will win a $25 gift card (good at QFC and all other Kroger stores – listed above)!!!


– Tell me in a comment what you would buy if you won the $25 gift card!


– Vote for The Mommy-Files on Top Mommy Blogs – 1 ENTRY

– Follow me on Twitter (themommyfiles) – 1 ENTRY

– Tweet about the giveaway – 1 ENTRY DAILY

– Follow me through Google Connect (new on the right side of the blog) – 1 ENTRY

– Subscribe to my blog – 1 ENTRY

– Add my Mommy-Files button to your blog and include the URL – 1 ENTRY

– Add my Holiday Gift Guide button to your blog – 1 ENTRY

– Comment on any Non-Giveaway post – 1 ENTRY per post comment (no limit)

Blog about this giveaway and include the URL – 5 ENTRIES


– Contest will close at 11:59 p.m. PST on November 1st, 2009! Any entries after this time will be deleted!

– Contest open to U.S. residents only.

I attended the Very Important Bloggers Event and received a bag full of goodies including mayonnaise, peanut butter, paper towels, seasoning, oatmeal, crackers, a $25 gift card for myself and a $25 gift card to give away.  Thank you for this wonderful event QFC!  As always, this post is a reflection of my personal opinions of QFC and their products.



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Shannon Gurnee is the author of RedheadMom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

372 Responses to “QFC’s V.I.B.E. (Very Important Blogger Event) with Seattle Mom Bloggers & Giveaway!!”

  1. amy p says:

    I need some diapers bad!!

  2. amy p says:

    I follow u on twitter. 1amypugmire

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    email subscriber.

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  6. Linda Kish says:

    I would use it to buy paper products

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  7. Linda Kish says:

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  8. Noreen says:

    I love their Kroger raspberry salad dressing

  9. Tami Hoitink says:

    Fred Meyer…sure would come in handy for some tea tree oil products!

  10. Rebecca Graham says:

    I would buy detergent.

  11. Rebecca Graham says:

    I follow on Twitter: rhoneygee

  12. It was great seeing you again my dear! Can’t wait to meet up again at Great Wolf. Have a great night!

  13. Charlotte Winters says:

    I’d buy something to cook for dinner. Something I haven’t had alot of lately because of penny pinching.
    Maybe a steak!

  14. adrienne Gordon says:

    some of their prepared foods.

  15. Sonya Sparks says:

    I would watch for a good sale, match it up with coupons and use the card to make the most of it.

  16. Jessica says:

    I would buy Ice Cream! We can never get enough ice cream in our house!

  17. Jessica says:

    I’m a follower

  18. Lanie says:

    Either fresh flowers or prepared food!

  19. Nancy says:

    I would buy Ecce Panis bread. This is all natural, no preservative, incredibly good bread and Kroger is the only store in our area that sells it. If you have never tried it, go for it!

  20. Michelle Draveski says:

    OH Baby we could use some forumal

  21. Vicky H. says:

    Well, since I would actually send the card to my “grandmother” in KY, *I* wouldn’t buy anything at all. 😛 But if we had a Kroger near us, I think we’d put it towards meats.

  22. Laura DeLuca says:

    l’d stock up on diapers

  23. Laura DeLuca says:

    voted at top mommy blogs

  24. Laura DeLuca says:

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  25. Amber G says:

    I would buy some food – maybe a treat – a brand that I don’t normally get!

  26. Laura DeLuca says:

    got your holiday button

  27. Amber G says:

    I follow you!

  28. Amber G says:

    I voted for you at Top Mommy Blogs!

  29. Kris says:

    If I won the card, I actually wouldn’t use it for myself. I would give it to my sister who had a very complicated pregnancy that required her and her husband to miss a lot of work and racked up high medical bills. They have a beautiful child now so I know it was worth it, but they could use some help. As much as she and her husband have always done for my family I’m glad to help them in any way I can. Being the giving people that they are, to be honest they might turn around and “pay it forward” themselves to someone more unfortunate than themselves but I know in the end it would end up with someone who really needs it.

  30. Kris says:

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  33. Helen says:

    I would use the card to buy a Cook’s Ham. Kroger has always had a wonderful selection of Cook’s hams and it would last my family for several days of great eating.

  34. Bob says:

    I would buy cat food and cat litter for MY BABY girls!!!

  35. allison says:

    I would buy sliced turkey, my lunch everyday!

  36. Katherine says:

    I would buy pantry staples because we are actually starting to really use our’s up!

  37. Katherine says:

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  38. Katherine says:

    I follow through google friend connect (ktkatherine/fashion frugality)

  39. Katherine says:

    I subscribe via email!

  40. The Worthys says:

    I subscribe via email!

  41. The Worthys says:

    I follow your Blog!!

  42. The Worthys says:

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  43. The Worthys says:

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  44. The Worthys says:

    I tweeted about your giveaway!!


  45. Cee says:

    As cold and flu season is upon us, I’ll be buying orange juice, children’s motrin, saline spray, wipes, and hand sanitizer 😉

  46. Krystyn says:

    What a fun trip.

    I would buy groceries…and maybe a little vino.

  47. Krystyn says:

    I follow you on twitter.

  48. Krystyn says:

    I friended your blog.

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  50. Krystyn says:

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  51. The Worthys says:

    Formula and Diapers!! Or even start putting the money away for Christmas presents!!

  52. April J says:

    I would buy some apples, flour, sugar and brown sugar to bake some apple pies with for friends.

  53. A Kruse says:

    I would buy some of the ingredients I need for my holiday cooking & baking… eggs, mustard powder, honey & vinegar for home made mustard as well as chocolate chips & ingredients for home made marshmellows.

  54. A Kruse says:

    Voted for you at Top Mommy Blogs & posted a comment.

  55. A Kruse says:

    Following you on twitter. (NotimeMom)

  56. A Kruse says:

    Following with Google Connect

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  58. Melissa W says:

    I would buy food for the holidays!

  59. Melissa W says:

    I voted for you

  60. Melissa W says:

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  61. Sue E says:

    I would use the $25 to help restock my pantry, I seem to be running out of the basics like sugar, flour, cooking oil, etc. thanks!

  62. ali says:

    I would get a giant bottle of olive oil and some produce (tomatoes, bananas, lettuce especially!)

  63. Linda Lansford says:

    I would buy steak

  64. Heather S says:

    Ingredients to make chili in the crock pot

  65. Brent Dotson says:

    I can taste the grilled top sirloin now (and of course large, idaho, baked potatoes with sour cream).

  66. PAIGE CHANDLER says:

    I’d buy the staples – bread, milk, eggs, and cereal.

  67. Lisa Dick says:

    great grocery money

  68. Kiara says:

    I would get fruits,vegetables,sodas,cereal,and bread.

  69. Laura says:

    I would use the gift card to help buy all our Thanksgiving goodies – turkey, potatoes, bread, corn, etc.

  70. Cindy Merrill says:

    Apples are on sale 99 cents a pound at our Krogers- I want to make apple butter for Thanksgiving, and maybe can my own apple pie filling also.

  71. i would buy groceries

  72. Meaghan F. says:

    I would stock up on some frozen vegetables, some juice and some fruit!

  73. Stephanie V says:

    Have a birthday coming up so would buy food for the party
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  74. Tamara says:

    I would stock up on what is on sale and maybe buy one or two exotic ingredients I wouldn’t normally buy.

  75. Mommy Daisy says:

    I’m a frugal shopper, so I would use it to stock up on some items for meals.

  76. Mommy Daisy says:

    I follow on Twitter. @psmomreviews

  77. angie says:

    I would stock up on the essentials: milk, bread, and eggs.

  78. christopher h says:

    i’d stock up on cheese and vegetables

  79. Cynthya P says:

    I’d use it to help buy the ingredients for our Thanksgiving dinner–turkey, stuffing, potatoes, pumpkin, cranberry sauce, etc.

  80. Monique Rizzo says:

    I voted! Thanks for the chance.

  81. Pamela Callahan says:

    I would just buy groceries – every little bit helps these days!

  82. Pamela Callahan says:

    I follow with Google Friend Connect as “Pam”

  83. merle says:

    they’ve got a great 88cents special this week. i could fill up the cart for $25 .

  84. g. l. penrod says:

    this would get me to seek out a krogers again

  85. April says:

    I would buy some steaks, potatoes, and veggies!

  86. I would buy some rib eye steaks.

  87. Crystal in NC says:

    I would stock up on meats and chicken and veggies. I can get SO much with the good sales they have at Kroger!!

  88. Cynthia C says:

    I wouldn’t buy anything- I’d give it to my unemployed son who would probably get some fresh fruits and vegetables with it.

  89. Kate says:

    I would use it at Bakers for fresh produce (they have the best) and also stock up on paper towels and tp for the upcoming holidays

  90. Geri C says:

    I would load up on staples like peanut butter and jelly, and maybe some clorox wipes!

  91. Pat says:

    I would buy produce and frozen food.

  92. Blue Cheese and Nutella.

  93. I follow this here blog

  94. I went over there to vote, it did not tell me HOW to vote. I clicked on your pic there and it brought me back to your blog. So if that is a vote..i voted for you. If it is NOT a vote, let me know and I will follow your directions to make sure it counts.

  95. Sharon Harmon says:

    I would buy diet 7Up, Pecan Sandies cookies, hamburger, spaghetti noodles, spaghetti sauce, and lettuce!

  96. beth shepherd says:

    I would buy some chicken, spaghetti sauce, pasta, salad and some fresh fruit
    Thank you!

  97. beth shepherd says:

    I voted
    Thank you!

  98. beth shepherd says:

    I follow on twitter – tatertot374
    Thank you!

  99. beth shepherd says:

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  101. Marci says:

    I would buy some really good steaks for dinner!

  102. Marci says:


  103. Mary M says:

    I would probably buy what I always buy — bread, milk, soft drinks, lunch supplies! Thanks for the opportunity — congrats on winning the door prize.

  104. Mike C says:

    I would buy $25 worth of vegetables and fruits.

  105. Katherine Gray says:

    Groceries but more specifically I would probably treat myself to steak.

  106. allyson ayala says:

    vegatables and chicken and maybe a chocolate cake

  107. Erin R. says:

    i would buy my personal staples: cereal, milk, zone bars, Gatorade and Coke Zero (I hope nutritional value doesn’t affect eligibility!)

  108. Dawn says:

    I would get pizza making supplies so my family could have a pizza making party.

  109. Erin R. says:

    I follow you on Twitter : )

  110. Erin R. says:

    I tweeted about the giveaway!

  111. Erin R. says:

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  112. Jacob LaFountaine says:

    Diet Coke and some bananas

  113. Wanda says:

    I would buy whatever I’m low on, because my regular store is a Kroger’s anyway (Ralph’s). I love Ralph’s and shop there for 95% of my groceries. I’d certainly get great use of another $25 to spend at my store! BTW, if you get the chance, try Kroger microwave popcorn. It’s WAY better than the national brands!
    Thank you for the giveaway.
    wandapanda at live dot com

  114. Wanda says:

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  115. Wanda says:

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  116. Wanda says:

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  117. Elizabeth-ann Bowers says:

    If I won this prize I would actually buy some yummy snacks for the kids. It is nice to give them a treat now and again.
    Thank you

  118. Erin Mize says:

    Kroger Peanut Butter is actually my favorite!
    2 big cases of those should make me lunches
    for a few months~

  119. Courtney S says:

    If I won I would stock up on snacks for the kids like oreos, multi-grain bars, yogurt, nuts and popcorn!

  120. carole rossi says:

    I would gather all my coupons and try to make the extra money go farther by purchasing items I do use and also have a coupon for.

  121. rachel burke says:

    cereal and milk, diapers and wipes

  122. Estelle says:

    I’d save it for when Kroger has their 10/$10 deals, which is usually about once a month or so. Then I’d use it to stock up on milk, fruit snacks and whatever they have for that deal.

  123. Angela Winesburg says:

    I would buy stuff for the kids lunches, thanks for the chance!

  124. James says:

    I would buy some fruit, lunch meat, and frozen dinners

  125. Erica C. says:

    I think I’d have to go crazy on fruits & veggies 🙂

  126. Joannie says:

    I would buy nuts, peanut butter, fresh fruit, and green vegetables!!

  127. I don’t have one of those stores in my area, so I’m not entering the giveaway, I just wanted to say that it looks like you all had a fantastic time, and those flowers are gorgeous.

  128. Thao says:

    I would buy baby food and diapers.


  129. Thao says:

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  130. Thao says:

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  131. Thao says:

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  132. Thao says:

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  133. Bonnie W says:

    I would hit the sales with a handful of coupons to buy Lean Cuisines, Salad mix, and Honeycrisp apples. Oh – and some donuts for my co-workers.

  134. Bonnie W says:

    blog follower

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  136. John Rasmussen says:

    Krogers usually has a good selection of ethnic foods that are not available in other stores; I would try more of these.

  137. Barbara says:

    They have great deli roast chickens at the Fred Meyer store here, so I’d get one of those along with a couple sides like potato salad, green salad, etc.

  138. Stephanie J says:

    I would stock up on meats and get myself some chai tea!

  139. Stephanie J says:

    I follow on twitter CouponClippin

  140. Elizabeth J says:

    I think I’d buy my family a special treat

  141. Stephanie J says:

    I follow

  142. Janna Johnson says:

    I would purchase all the suplies to have a football party for the buckeyes/michigan game this year! Loads of meatballs for the hubs of course!

    Thanks for entering me! Great Contest!

    Janna Johnson

  143. JeansandTs@hotmail.com
    I would buy a whole Ham and have a family gathering with an extended family game night!

  144. i would use the $25 gc to buy Thanksgiving dinner for my family. a turkey, sweet potatoes, stuffing mixes, dessert, drinks, green bean casserole fixings… i am hungry now ; ) clallen at ntin dot net

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  150. Kris says:

    I commented on Aloha Friday post 10/23 (Favorite Steve Martin movie)

  151. Ashley says:

    i would get a sweet treat from the bakery as something special

  152. Betty H says:

    I would probably by the ingredients for a taco night.

  153. Rosey says:

    My husband really enjoys a Grolsch from time-to-time, and Krogers is the only place to find it around here, so I would choose that with my gift card.

    Thank you.

  154. Rosey says:

    e-mail subscriber

  155. Beth G says:

    I just got back from Kroger and spent almost as much as my husband made this week..yikes. I usually shop only 2 times a month there. I would buy food 🙂 and diapers 🙁

  156. Beth G says:

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  158. Karen R says:

    I would buy a turkey and all the trimming for Thanksgiving. I would stretch that $25.00 with double coupons.

  159. Karen R says:

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  160. Karen R says:

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  162. I would stock up on chicken and fish!

  163. I follow you on Twitter

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  166. Lindsay says:

    I would use this to buy food for Thanksgiving. We’ve been really tight with money this year so having $25 to spend towards Thanksgiving would definitely help our family out.

  167. Lindsay says:

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  168. Lindsay says:

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  169. Lindsay says:

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  170. Lindsay says:

    I have your main button on my blog at colitascorner.blogspot.com

  171. Lindsay says:

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  172. If I win this GC..I’ll buy some steaks for my hubby and I to enjoy for our upcoming anniversary!

  173. follow on twitter as sleatham1

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  178. Kim says:

    Ice Cream 🙂

  179. Susan T says:

    I would stock up on their brand canned goods. They are great. semtaylor(at)yahoo(dot)com

  180. Susan T says:

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  181. mitchell says:

    hi, i would buy the basics – milk, bread, eggs, meat, and produce. thanks!

  182. Lisa p says:

    I would use it to buy a Turkey for Thanksgiving!

  183. Lisa p says:

    I follow on twitter (gumby007)

  184. patricia says:

    I would buy a roast, veggies and salad fixings. Milk, eggs, bread and coffee.

  185. patricia says:

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  186. Linda says:

    I would stock up on cereals, canned goods and paper goods!

  187. shelly says:

    I would buy the ingredients to make my yummy homemade lasagna!

  188. kathy says:

    I would buy my weekly groceries and maybe throw in a little something for me…

  189. Sarah Hirsch says:

    I’d buy the usual groceries…milk, bread, pasta, fruit, yogurt, chicken etc.

  190. Sarah Hirsch says:

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  191. michele says:

    Thank you for the giveaway. Love Kroger!!

    First I’d check the clearance shelf and the mark down on meat because, they normally have really great deals on mark downs. Then, I’d buy some staples (Bread, milk, etc.)

  192. michele says:

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  197. Selene M. says:

    I would stock up on Kroger products such as snacks, drinks, and cheese

  198. Shawnna says:

    Probably gas right now. They got great prices

  199. Helen S says:

    I would buy fruits and veggies and some lean meat for beef stew.

  200. Helen S says:

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  203. Brian D. says:

    It depends on what’s on sale that we can stock up on.

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  205. Renski says:

    I’d buy milk since Kroger has is on sale. I’d even buy chocolate milk. (my son is smiling)

  206. roseh2o19 says:


  207. erica g says:

    I would buy produce and meat.

  208. Christie says:

    I would buy flank steak and Lundberg gourmet rice for a nice dinner.

  209. chastidy says:

    I would probably put it towards Thanksgiving Dinner. 🙂

  210. Lighthouse27 says:

    Frozen foods/items

  211. Lighthouse27 says:

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  214. Happi Shopr says:

    meat – steak, shrimp, etc.

  215. Carla says:

    Some gluten-free veggie burgers.

  216. Christy says:

    I would buy our Thanksgiving turkey.

  217. Gloria Dornin says:

    I would give it to my aunt to buy things for Thanksgiving to lessen her grocery bill

  218. Annette E says:

    I’d buy chicken, milk, cheese, and cereal.

  219. Jodie Smith says:

    I decorate cakes so I would probably would buy cakes mixes & powdered sugar for frosting. Thanks!

  220. ky2here says:

    I love Kroger’s frozen vegetable department, I’ll spend this there.

  221. Jammie says:

    I would buy stuff to make tacos yummy. I entered a giveawya the other day and now I want tacos…

  222. Jammie says:

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  223. Jammie says:

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  224. brian says:

    What would I get? I dunno, probably a really good meal or two.

  225. Victoria says:

    I’d buy stuff to make pumpkin muffins because they sound good right now!

  226. Gabriel J. says:

    I would get cheese as my Kroger has a great selection!

  227. joseph n says:

    It would go towards Christmas presents for the family!

  228. Adriana says:

    If I won the gift card I would use it to buy the delicious cherry pies that Kroger sells!

  229. Paula H says:

    I would stock up on some baking supplies since Thanksgiving’s not too far away.

  230. Paula H says:

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  231. Paula H says:

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  232. Paula H says:

    subscriber by email

  233. katiea says:

    Well, we’re running low on peanut butter and milk right now. Those are 2 staples that we use every single day and cannot live without. I’m actually planning on picking some up tomorrow, but I’m sure we’ll need more if I win and when the card gets here 🙂 Thanks!

  234. Tracy says:

    A $25.00 gift card from Kroger would provide us a Thanksgiving Meal – I would save it for that – so that it is one of the traditions that does not get changed this year…bad economy

  235. Angela G says:

    I would buy chicken since we’re always out.

  236. oneangel says:

    I would buy fresh fruit and veggies!

  237. Angela G says:

    I follow you on twitter. ag1414

  238. Angela G says:

    I’m an e-mail subscriber.

  239. Angela G says:

    I follow your blog.

  240. Suzanne Lewis says:

    Fruit, love fruit!

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  241. Kathy Scott says:

    Milk, eggs, and cereal.

  242. Julie Moe says:

    I would buy milk, yogurt, and peanut butter.

  243. Julie Moe says:

    I follow you!

  244. Sheila says:

    I would buy some salmon, halibut and fresh squash — the kinds of healthful foods I need to be eating with my plethora of medical problems.

  245. katie says:

    I would get Kroger brand raisins–these taste much fresher than the national brands 🙂

  246. katie says:

    I subscribe via Google Reader!

  247. Nancy says:

    I’d buy rotisserie chicken and some reusable Kroger shopping bags

  248. JMARIE says:

    If I was only going to use it to get myself treats..I would spend it at the Olive/Mediterranean Bar they have at our local store… Mmmm..so yummy!


  249. Terry C says:

    I would stock up on some things when they have one of their great sales.

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  250. Terry C says:

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  251. Terry C says:

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  252. Terry C says:

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  253. Brittany says:

    I would buy something for thanksgiving dinner

  254. Brittany says:

    I subscribe

  255. Brittany says:

    I follow you on google

  256. Brittany says:

    I voted

  257. Brittany says:

    i have your button brittanychambers.blogspot.com

  258. Brittany says:

    I commented on halloween food

  259. Brittany says:

    I commented on formula vs breast milk

  260. Merrie says:

    If I won the gift card I would purchase yogurt and fresh fruit. It seems to be that my youngest daughter would rather eat these two things than anything else. I have one shelf in the fridge just for her that has to be full of yogurt.

  261. daniel b. says:

    some nice stakes

  262. vicky says:

    I would buy my thanksgiving turkey and pumpkin pie

  263. Deborah Wellenstein says:

    I would get some cheese from the gourmet cheese center, (preferably a bleu), and some fresh shrimp from the fish dept. Thanks!

  264. Annemarie says:

    I would purchase items for our taco night – ground beef, taco shells, seasonings, cheese, tomatoes and lettuce!!

  265. Annemarie says:

    I subscribe via email.

  266. Betty C says:

    I would buy staples – flour, sugar, etc. so that it’s always here when I need it.

  267. Betty C says:

    I follow on Twitter as willitara.

  268. Rosie says:

    I’d buy baby back ribs and premade salad for an easy and tasty dinner at home.

  269. kimbly says:

    I think I would use it to stock up on basics for the holidays – pair it with sales and s-t-r-e-t-c-h it as far as possible!

  270. Brian E. says:

    Thanks for the giveaway…We are always running out of paper products !!!!

  271. Brian E. says:

    Following via Twitter: @brianpiero

  272. Pamela S says:

    Hmmm…well there’s a lot I could buy at Kroger, but I’d probably buy chicken breasts, red potatoes, zuchhini, carrots, onions and rolls to make a nice meal! Thanks.

  273. Pamela S says:

    Already a follower Thanks!!!

  274. Chrysa says:

    I would get snacks because we shop there on vacation.

  275. Chrysa says:

    I’m following you on Twitter. My twitter name is @ThriftyJinxy

  276. Chrysa says:

    I’m following you Google Friend Connect!

  277. Charity S. says:

    I would buy Lunchables for my son. Thanks

  278. Charity S. says:

    follow on twitter. @ccboobooy

  279. Charity S. says:

    Following on Google Connect.


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  281. Deborah Anderson says:

    What would I buy? Let’s see… oh I know, I’d stock up on the holiday flavors that Coffeemate and International Delight put out at the holiday season. They are DELISH and get me hooked then they go away. Not fair!! 🙂

  282. Barbara Long says:

    If I won the gift card I would stock up on meat.

  283. Amy Heath says:

    I would give the $25 Gift Card to my son who is a college student. There is a Kroger Store in the city where he attends school. I would rather he use it if I win. Thank you.

  284. Gianna says:

    Pasta, cheese, meat and tomato sauce 🙂

  285. Roxann says:

    Thanksgiving is coming up and I usally buy a 24-25 pound turkey so it would go towards that. 🙂

  286. Sarah Lehan says:

    I’ll get fresh veggies and fruits. Thanks for the contest.

  287. Michelle H. says:

    I would pull out my coupons and use them towards sale items because my local Kroger store doubles coupons.

  288. Michelle H. says:

    I subscribe via email.

  289. Sarah Lehan says:

    Voted for you.

  290. Sarah Lehan says:

    google connect: slehan

  291. Roxann says:

    I follow you on Google connect. ladyt64

  292. Kayce Crews says:

    I’d buy some fresh chicken and some Kroger Lite yogurt.

  293. Roxann says:

    I already follow you on Twitter. ladyt64

  294. Roxann says:

    I am already a subscriber.

  295. Roxann says:

    I already have your regular button. http://adayinthelifeofatypoqueen.blogspot.com/

  296. Roxann says:

    I already have your holiday button. http://adayinthelifeofatypoqueen.blogspot.com/

  297. Sara Finkelstein says:

    Shannon, I am a Seattle mom of a 7-year old boy and 4-year old girl, and I’m working on a video cooking series for which I’d love to contact the folks at QFC. I am having trouble finding contact info for the marketing folks you met with, because their website and contact numbers kick over to Kroger HQ in Ohio, and they don’t have a switchboard or phone numbers on file. Can you help? Thanks, Sara

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