Thursday, July 14, 2011

Who Are You Calling a Skinny Cow?? The Giveaway!!

With my far from successful past few months, I was totally shocked when I received a response from Skinny Cow in regards to my hosting a blog giveaway.  Wait, I'm getting a head of myself...let's start from the beginning...

I sent Skinny Cow an email a few weeks ago after trying their new line of Skinny Cow candy bars.

Yes.  You heard me right...CANDY BARS!!  Actually, more like chocolaty, heavenly, bites of sheer orgasmic goodness....and for only around 100 calories a serving.  Whhaaaatttt??

It's no secret that I'm a chocoholic.  It isn't, right?  Chocolate is my kryptonite.  I couldn't get enough of it.  Yet, since starting my weight loss journey, I've strapped on the big STOP sign whenever I see a chocolate bar...and managed to somehow grow some willpower - and do pretty well stopping my crazy, chocolate loving mouth from eating a lot of it.  It appears it may be the only willpower I got from this whole journey - but it's by far one of my biggest accomplishments thankyaverymuch.

That was until I tried Skinny Cow's Heavenly Crisp.

It's probably one of the best candy bars I've EVER eaten...and definitely the most guilt-free candy bar, that's fo'sure!  I first tried the bars at my local Wal-Mart...from one of those sample carts.  After one bite, I ran my behind straight to the candy aisle and grabbed a whole box of them!

I emailed Skinny Cow to thank them for creating such awesome, guilt free decadence...and wondered if they'd be willing to provide me the opportunity to host a blog that I could share these heavenly wonders with some of my readers.

And they responded.  Holy ant balls... my first corporate sponsored giveaway..can I get a whoop whoop??

Now, the Heavenly Crisp isn't the only chocolaty goodness they've introduced recently.  In addition to the bars, they have  these awesome little things...
You want to try them, don't you? 

I know... I can almost feel the drool coming through my computer screen.  Your mind is swirling and battling with itself.  Is it too good to be true?  Can there really be chocolate than I can eat without jeopardizing my calorie intake or feeling guilt ridden after?  Yes there can, my friends!

I don't blame you for wondering all of those things, I did...BUT they are awesome, delicious...and won't make you feel guilty and shameful for eating them at all.  Win.  Win.  Win.

So, Rita from Nestle was kind enough to provide me with some coupons to share with you guys.  Not just some coupons... but three lucky readers will receive 4 coupons that are good for each of the new candy products - allowing you to try them all TOTALLY FREE!  You can either use the coupons to try one of each new product - or mix 'n match them to buy the bars/clusters you want.  It's totally up to you, but I would definitely try all of them... if I were you.

The Heavenly Crisp bars are layers of chocolate and wafer...and they literally melt in your mouth.  You can opt for milk chocolate or peanut butter flavors. 

The Dreamy Clusters are bite sized chewy mounds of delicious chocolate, caramel, and crispy pieces.  You can get these sweet treats in milk chocolate or dark chocolate.

OK, so who wants to try them??

Again, I have three sets of 4 coupons.  That means three people have the chance to snag this opportunity to try all of the flavors TOTALLY FREE!!

So, what loop holes am I going to make you jump through to get them??  Not too many...

Here's what you gotta do to be in the running...
  1. YOU MUST: Leave me a comment telling me why you'd love to try these new products... be creative, I want to know why having them would totally rock your world!! (1 entry)
  2. YOU MUST: Go "Like" The Skinny Cow on Facebook - then come back and leave another comment telling me you did so (1 entry)
That's two entries right there.

For Optional Entries, you can do the following... Not required, but who doesn't like increasing their odds, right?
  1. Follow me on Twitter: @madfatwoman - then come back and leave another comment telling me you did so (1 entry)
  2. Retweet my post about this blog, or write your own Tweet about the giveaway - then come back and leave another comment telling me you did so...please make sure you leave me your Twitter handle so I can follow ya back (1 entry)
  3. You can also mention the giveaway in your own blog!!  Post a link to your blog in the comments section (1 entry) - I even promise to follow your blog (if I'm not already).. cause you know I'm always looking for new blogs to follow.
That gives you the chance at 5 entries!!! 

I will be verifying the entries and posting the comments as they come in.  The winner will be randomly selected next week - Thursday, July 21st.  All entries need to be submitted by 11:59pm CST on July 20th.

Believe me, this is totally worth it.... the candy really is that good!!

Till next time. ;)
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  1. Whoo Hoo!! I want to try the Dreamy Clusters. They look YUMMY!! I am a chocolate and Caramel addict!! Those look like little turtles... I'm already drooling. Heading over to the Skinny Cow Facebook page now!!

  2. That's awesome! I already like them on facebook. How could I not?
    I'm anxious to try these candy bars. YUM!
    Their ice cream is so good.

  3. I must admit that I am a late comer to the Skinny Cow train -- credit years of not shopping at a "regular" grocery store (Trader Joes). Just tried the mint ice cream sandwiches and OMG HAPPY MAKING.

    So seeing the chocolate bars advertised made me very happy! I want to try them because a) the ice cream bar rocks and b) I'd love a low-Point alternative to my Weight Watchers bars, which cost a FORTUNE.

  4. Hi!

    I would love to have the skinny cow bars because I LOVE the ice cream, and I love to have a pre-portioned yummy snack/dessert!

    Thank you!
    Martha Jane (

  5. I just liked Skinny Cow on Facebook! :)

  6. I followed you on twitter as well!

  7. I just liked Skinny Cow on facebook!

  8. The crisp bars are to die for!! WOuld love to win some!!

  9. I want to try them! I am addicted to chocolate, you could be my enabler and help with my addiction ( my mom swears it's a vitamin, you know). =) You know you want to!!

  10. I have already "liked" Skinny Cow on FB. =)

  11. Me again... I blogged about your giveaway today. You know where to find me. =)

  12. its so hot! i need to find a way to cool off w/o consuming a million calories.

  13. already follow you on twitter.

  14. tweeted the giveaway @frugltrophywife

  15. I've stopped eating regular candy because of the fat content, but I would totally start eating chocolate if I won this.

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  16. "Like" The Skinny Cow on Facebook

    charity s

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  17. Follow you on twitter.


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  18. tweet


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