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Leap Year Movie Giveaway


I think Amy Adams is the cutest (oh how I loved Julie & Julia) and she's currently staring in Leap Year - a romantic comedy about taking a proposal into your own hands! The movie opens on Friday but I have a fun giveaway for you that can get you some free tickets to the movie (among some other goodies). The grand prize winner will receive:

  • $25 Movie Gift Card
  • Airline Comfort Kit
  • American Apparel track jacket
  • Fitted scoop neck Leap Year t-shirt
  • Journal
And three runners up will receive a Leap Year t-shirt and a journal! The contest will run for two weeks, so leave a comment here between now and midnight (CST) on Monday, January 18th for your chance to win. I am curious to know, did any of you ever consider proposing yourselves? I can't say it crossed my mind but Brad and I dated a little longer, it certainly might have! Good luck to all of you and in the meantime, enjoy a little snippet of the movie from the trailer:

79 comments:

suburban prep said...

I dated my husband for close to 4 yrs before he asked me to marry him. I certainly hinted it at it enought towards the end of the 4th year. But I do not know if I would have asked.
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Rhonda said...

I don't think that I would have asked because I really believe that in order for there to be good healthy development in relationship a guy needs to do the pursuit... and I think a woman needs to experience some of the safety of pursuit. Hmmm, I'm sure there are loads of people who disagree. I'll have to post more on that later... :-)

Thanks for the giveaway opp!

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Brittney said...

I don't think I would've asked... we both knew we were going to get married... so I just had to (patiently) wait :) and the question came :)

Katie said...

Well, I don't think I would have proposed myself...BUT, considering I said, "Ok, we're getting married either THIS day or THIS day, due my schedule, and I'll need at least 9 months to plan. So you have to propose to me by X date."

I guess I might as well have!

Luckily at this point, he has learned to roll with my inability to go with the flow...he also gave me 14 months to plan and surprised the hell out of me!!

Thanks for a fun giveaway!

Kelsey said...

I didn't date my husband for long enough to get antsy and want to propose, but I certainly knew I wanted to and would have done it if I had gotten the chance. Luckily for me, he asked first.

Cool giveaway. So excited to see this movie!

Shooting Stars Mag said...

Well, I'm still single so I can't say from first hand experience. However, I don't think I could ever be the one to go ahead and do it...i don't mind talking about it but actually being the one TO propose? Not in my nature I don't think. Hahah

-Lauren
lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

PDX Bride said...

I love tradition too much to propose . . . good thing my husband also loves tradition too!!

Irishker said...

i certainly would have taken matters into my own hands and proposed if my fiance hadn't. We'd been together for over 5 years at that point and to say I was chomping at the bit is a serious understatement! This seems like a great movie for women like myself in their pre-engagement state! Or for me to go to and laugh at how eager I was!

Diana Hulme said...

i'd love to see it! and no, wouldn't have proposed myself. :)

Marian said...

Best giveaway EVER. Count me in.

I think I would propose if I knew it was right. I just wouldn't want my other half to be offended in any way.

Cack said...

Free girly movie. Yes, Please!

As far as the proposing myself thing goes. No way - that's my man's job and thankfully he knows this.

chocoholic said...

My boyfriend recently proposed! But, at one point about a year ago, his best friend asked me if would propose to him if I thought it was the right thing to do. At he time I said that I would, but now I think I would have chickened out

rachel.beasley@msn.com

magpiesandmagnolias said...

I just got engaged in Sept after 4 1/2 years with my amazing man, and although I gave a TON of hints, I never thought about proposing myself. I did have a coworker who would cajole me about just asking myself, but I never took that bait!

Great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to play!

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J said...

Awesome giveaway! I love Amy Adams!!!

Before we got engaged my fiance liked to joke around, "the only way we be engaged if you proposed to me! I would like to have something shiny on my hand." :P I knew I couldn't do it. Thank god, he did. :)

More power to you if you can step up and propose to your guy.

Thanks for the giveaway!

gini said...

that movie looks cute! my fiance would tell you that i would have asked... practically begged for him to do it (is what he would say... i didn't beg!:).. but no, I wouldn't although tempting. ;)

hopefeathers said...

i am SOOOO glad that my husband proposed to me instead of the other way around. But i'm excited to see this movie! looks super funny and cute. I LOVE amy adams :)

cupcake wedding said...

She is adorable. I just saw Julie and Julia and it was fab.

Aubrey said...

I cannot wait to see this movie. <3 I love Amy Adams.
I did think about proposing to my fiance but not in a serious way. I even thought about proposing to him after he had already proposed to me just to be even-steven. Hehe In the end I decided not to. :3
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Candace & Eddy said...

I never thought of proposing..I never had the chance. My fiance' picked me up with a quickness. We got engaged in Venice, Italy over the Summer. If I had to wait and wait and wait I probably would have proposed. I'm a traditional kind of girl but I wouldn't have wanted to let him get away : )

Me said...

I saw Julie & Julia and it was great! Sunshine Cleaning was funny too. I don't think I'll propose to my boyfriend. I'm old-fashioned I guess.

Elizabeth said...

She IS adorable. I don't think I'd have the guts to propose though. Yikes. ;o) Fun give away! I'm excited to see the movie and who gets the fun goodies.

alyssam said...

I'm so excited to see this movie!

I don't think that I would consider proposing - I love the tradition too much! I would love being surprised with a proposal! :]

sandra said...

Dude, I'd leave that other guy for Matthew Goode. Boy is hot!

But I wouldn't leave my fiance for Matthew Goode. The bf and I dated for about a year and half before he proposed. A perfect amount of time where we were certain this is IT and he could save money for a great ring.

Mel said...

Loving the red hair with the green dress on Amy, yes yes!

warrioRR said...

Trailer is lookin great now waiting for the movie

~Emily Smolak~ said...

Proposing never crossed my mind, but I was definitely excited when we got engaged. This movie looks adorable, and I agree she is just adorable.

Molly said...

I'm still single, however my boyfriend has made it abundantly clear he would not be comfortable with my proposing. I guess that means I will be waiting... hopefully not too long.

Thanks for the giveaway!!!

Morgan said...

oh, fun fun! I am sooooo looking forward to this movie premiere!!

Courtney said...

We waited 10 years... that's right 10 years! We were quite happy not "legally" being married because we both knew we were committed to each other, then the opportunity came around for us to go to Scotland and in order for our son and myself to go we had to be married. So we did it... 10 years after our first kiss.

I am so excited to see this film because one of the places we visited while in Scotland was Ireland and we both fell in love with the landscape!

Thanks for the giveaway!

Kathryn said...

I was getting pretty antsy waiting for my boyfriend to propose, so I definitely thought about doing it myself. I waited though, and am glad I did.

Been There Bride said...

I really want to see this movie too! I love Amy Adams.

I didn't think seriously about proposing to my husband but I did joke around with him by threatening to do it if he dragged his feet much longer, lol. We dated almost 5 years before he proposed and we had talked a lot about our future plans, including an approximate time we wanted to get married. So what really made me nervous was that he wasn't thinking about the necessary prep time! So when we got to about 10 months before our estimated time frame for a wedding, I really started sweating bullets. :) But then he proposed (beautifully!) and we didn't have any problems planning our wedding in 10 months. Looking back, it definitely all worked out for the best!!

kalliejenn81 said...

ooh, lovely! my fiance and i could use a break from wedding planning!!

slh said...

I briefly considered proposing, but I knew it was important to him to do that.

lemol22 said...

I too think Amy Adams is adorable and I can't wait to see this movie! So glad you featured it on your blog.

Adie said...

I would be so happy to escape the winter blahs and see this cute movie!
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foxandsocks said...

After dating for over 7 years the idea of me proposing was a definate thought in my head. I even had a plan brewing. I brought it up a few times but he quickly shot the idea down. He said that it just wasn't the right way for a proposal to happen.

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Monica said...

Maybe I'm of more progressive thought, but I think either party can propose. My husband didn't really give me a chance to take that leap, but I think I could've come up with some pretty creative ways to propose! Can't wait to see this movie and see what amy adam's character came up with.

Sarah said...

My boyfriend was ready to get married way before I was but didn't want to rush it and so he patiently waited. When the day came where I realized there was nothing more that I wanted than to spend my life with him, I proposed to him. And he loved it. Love is love. I don't believe in long lists of how things should be done. Mostly, I love that my finace is so secure in himself that we don't need to fall into pre-specified roles.

Thanks for the givaway!

Linda said...

I can't wait to see this movie!
I would have propsed to my hubby but I knew he wouldn't have been very comfortable. He's much more attached to gender roles than I.

Stefanie said...

I've definitely thought about proposing but I don't think I have the guts! I will just have to wait patiently! This movie does look really fun though!

Emily+Anthony said...

I am not opposed to the idea of a gal proposing at all (more power to you!) but that option wasn't in the cards... My husband surprised the heck out of me with a St. Patrick's Day proposal (my favorite holiday) and we got to celebrate our engagement and the Holy day all day with family and friends! Can't wait to see this movie! Love you blog!!

Kelly said...

this movie looks so cute!! i'm the kind of girl that would propose, but luckily i didn't have to ;)

thanks for the chance at the prize!

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christyrene7 said...

When we first started dating (my now husband) gave me a plastic ring from one of the supermarket machines and, of course, I kept it. Well... 5 years later, I still did not have the real thing! So, I took the plastic ring with us on a vacation and was planning on asking him (once I got the guts to actually do it myself). Come to find out, he had a real diamond with him the whole time and proposed on the second night of our vacation.

Terri said...

Can't wait to see the movie. Love the blog!! Good Luck to me!

Maria said...

i say, stick with tradition! great giveaway!

Bicoastal Bride said...

I did think about it, even if not entirely seriously, because why should the guys have all the fun? :)

Megan Elcrat said...

I did consider asking. We had already had a conversation about taking things to the next level and the "official" proposal was all that waited in the balance. I didn't want to seem impatient but some days I thought he might appreciate the pressure being taken off him. In the end, I decided to wait, and he did eventually figure out a romantic and special way to ask (indecision about this was apparently the only hang up!)

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stigg100 said...

I definitely didn't want to propose to Jason - he would never forgive me for taking away his shot at the experience! Although, by the time he proposed, I saw it coming from a mile away. If I popped the question he definitely would have been surprised :-)

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Tia said...

Still waiting...and I won't be asking. I'd like to be swept off my feet and I don't think there's anything wrong with that. I will start to drop hints in a heavier fashion when the time is right.

tia.trate@gmail.com

Lex said...

My boyfriend proposed to me... personally I would never be the one to propose! I'm not very traditional at all, but iI always wanted to be proposed to!

Great giveaway!! =)

diana said...

I'm a pretty strait forward kind of gal. Before FI, I did actually propose to my then-bf. I planned it all to the last detail, and proposed with a gorgeous watch that I had engraved. I was a little nervous, and I skipped the getting down on one knee part, but things went well. With the proposal anyway. Shortly after our relationship fell apart.

When FI and I started dating again after a 5 year hiatus, I knew he would definitely want to be the one to propose. So I did the next best thing. After we had already been talking about marriage for a bit and both knew that was where we were heading, I professed my love and told FI that whenever he was ready, I would say yes to becoming his wife!

brooke @ claremont road said...

My hubby is the traditional type and I know he wouldn't have wanted me to propose to him... and I loved letting him do the proposing! Plus I think he was pretty proud of himself for putting it all together :)

Molomatic said...

I didn't think about proposing, but I sure gave some serious hints that I'd say yes!

Furniture removalists said...

My husband and I were together for about 8 months and got married right after. My husband never proposes, I mean in a traditional way or in any way. i got married and got pregnant by the age of 18 we decided to get married because we want what’s best for the baby. In other words we just got married by an agreement. But there was never a proposal. And right now my husband and I are in a very difficult stage. How romantic is that? (I think not) and I think we’re learning to love each other.

Display homes said...

Oh! Wow! Reading your love stories is just very amusing. For me I like the traditional way of proposing where the guy proposes to a girl. These days are just wasn’t the say as the old days. The old days are much more romantic. However I still would love to win this give away.

Cheryl F. {The Lucky Ladybug} said...

I've considered proposing, but it was never necessary :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!
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Dawn said...

I've always been very patient. Alec and I dated for 6.5 years before he proposed. I definitely hinted at it though!! No shame there :) We both knew we'd get married, he just wanted to wait until he knew it would be a surprise! I thought I was getting an IPhone for Christmas...boy was I wrong!

Rhiannon said...

Funny - before my fiance and I got engaged, each time I mentioned getting married he would say to me, "Are you going to propose?" Which was my cue to shut my mouth.

dance247 said...

I am a huge fan of tradition and never would have dreamed of proposing. Plus, my fiance was waiting for me to be ready to get engaged, so he was the one doing the waiting!

Aimee said...

After 9 years, I am seriously considering doing the proposing myself, though I am still holding out for the time being. I have high hopes for 2010. :D

And also, how adorable is Amy Adams?! I find her completely delightful.

Christine said...

women proposing always reminds me of the show FRIENDS: when phoebe proposes to mike or when monica starts crying and says "there's a reason why girls dont do this!"

Amanda said...

I didn't consider proposing because I knew my husband had a plan all along. But I wouldn't have been opposed to it! I love Amy Adams too -- can't wait to see this one!

lauren said...

ahh amy adams, presh!

i never thought i'd propose to parker, BUT i did tell my best friend what my plan would be if i did...and guess what?! it was almost EXACTLY how he did it, and no one leaked my idea...he knows me well!!

:)

Laura Garcia said...

I don't think I could for two reasons. One, I am more of a traditionalist. Two, I think he'd be bummed because I know he was looking forward to it.

violarulz/ducksandbooks said...

we talked about getting married long before he actually proposed, and there really wasn't a very surprising proposal from him and I liked it that way. I'm glad I didn't get impatient and propose to him myself

Jessica S. said...

I think this movie looks so good, and I really want to see it. This blog is also very neat, and I'm glad someone took the time to tell me about it!

Jess05 said...

This movie looks amazing, and this giveaway is fun! Thanks for all you do on this blog! And no I never thought about proposing myself, so glad he did though!


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cayce.e said...

My fiance and I have been dating for 2 and a half years now and just got engaged. I sincerely considered proposing to him because there were so many things getting in the way of his plans that he kept pushing back the possible "engagement time". I was getting anxious and it made me excited to think of proposing to him. The right time came around and things worked out traditionally with him getting down on one knee. Can't wait to see the film!!

Natalie said...

I'm a newbie reader to your blog and I have to say...I can't get enough of it!

The thought HAS crossed my mind to propose to my live-in bf (of 3 months now). If he doesn't do it by 12 months, I may be the one down on my knee! :) Can't wait to see this movie!

Love said...

Definitely considered proposing--but knew he wouldn't appreciate it even though he said he wanted to get married! However, after almost 5 yrs together, I gave him a deadline...and it worked. Looking forward to the movie!

Sara said...

I didn't consider proposing, but my husband actually proposed to me on Leap Day! Neither of us had hear the tradition of the girl asking the guy when he did it. But everyone that had heard it assumed that I'd asked him!

Erin said...

I never actually considered it, but my husband did take 7 years to propose (though we started dating as seniors in high school)! I like the idea of going against the grain, but just not for me

Lyndsi said...

My fiance and I dated for four years, and I graduated from graduate school before he graduated from law school so I was getting a little antsy. I thought about it, but I know I would have looked back and wished that he would have proposed if I had been the one to ask.

His mom, though, proposed to his dad! Well, she actually laid down an ultimatum saying that she wasn't going to invest anymore time in her now husband if he wasn't going to marry her!

Lyndsi
lyndsianddavid@gmail.com

bioflow said...

My boyfriend and I have been dating for about 7 or so years now (we were on and off a lot in college), but since things are finally falling back into place, we're finally ending the long distance between us (there's been all sorts of hurdles we've had) we're now getting to the marriage faze looking at rings...we've had a fun joke about me needing to ask his parents permission and get him a ring before our next steps, but I know he's got something in the works so I won't have to propose to him :o)

marissa said...

i played witht he thought of proposing, but i feel it might have pushed it the guy. so i waited (a yr haha not long) for him (and me) to be comfortable and ready to marry. we just got engaged 1/21/09 yay!

this giveaway is so exciting! movie looks sooo cute. i like these flicks in small doeses.

KatieG said...

I don't think I ever seriously considered it, plus it was worth waiting for him to do it!

Suzanna Swearingen said...

What a great giveaway!

Rose said...

I thought about it, but my husband had made it clear that he wanted to be the one to propose. We had already bought a house together, and I had sent him some links to non-traditional rings I liked.

Nina said...

I never considered proposing myself. I knew it was something he really wanted to do!