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Father’s Day GIVEAWAY worth over $500—one lucky dad wins a phil&teds carrier, watch, sports sandals, backpack, hiking guide and candy

Dad goods galore! Register to win your husband or significant other one heck of a prize package filled with outdoor products, cool packs and candy to sweeten the holiday: phil&teds, OG Sack, RumbaTime, Native Shoes, Sugarlicious, Guide to Camping with Kids

phil&teds FOR DAD—LET HIM ESCAPE . . WITH THE KIDS

Mmmm . . this might be more of a gift for mom than dad, but why not bestow the best child carrying backpack for dad; it will save you the backache! phil&teds has amazing products for family adventure, and their Escape will not disappoint. The Fort Collins-based company has loaded this pack with all the bells and whistles to help make hiking comfortable and enjoyable for the camel, i.e. dad. The Escape is a strong and compact carrier with extra padding and breathability. There is large storage capacity for any outdoor extravaganza, a pocket for a hydration bladder and a zip off daypack for sharing the load with mom or older sibling. Rain or shine, no problem, the sunhood has a removable wind and rain cover included! There is a padded change mat for the diaper stops, a child harness that both cradles and secures, integrated and moldable child head and neck support for children up to 40 pounds, fully adjustable child seat with 5-point padded safety cradle and full shoulder coverage and kiddie foot stirrups for improved blood circulation. The Escape is also lightweight and has a quick-fold system for stable set-down and easy child loading. Available at philandteds.com and retails for $229.99.

COMFORT FOR THE CAMEL
Dad’s probably manning the grill this Father’s Day and schlepping oodles of backpacks, pool bags and more—so make sure he does it in comfort! The Paolo is a reflexology-inspired sandal featuring Feet Peaks, hundreds of soft, cushioned mini hills to ensure comfort day in and day out. Thanks to EVA construction and with thought given to mom’s hectic and rigorous cleaning routine, the Paolo is washable, waterproof, free of animal bi-products, dual-density, shock absorbent and odor-resistant. Retails for $39.99 available at nativeshoes.com.

THE TIME IS RIGHT

RumbaTime is perfect for the style-savvy Dad who is always on the move. The Perry GO is equipped with a contactless payment NFC chip, providing a secure and seamless way to pay for everyday purchases. The Perry GO comes in four colors to suit any Dad’s style and features an updated nylon band. Additional features include: a 42 mm acrylic case, a Japanese Quartz movement, luminescent hands for low lighting and 5 ATM (50 meters) of water resistance. Retails for $50.00 available at rumbatime.com.


THE ULTIMATE FAMILY CAMPING GUIDE


Colorado mom Helen Olsson has created one heck of a camping guide for the family, The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids. Clever illustrations paired with smart tips and check lists, this book is the ultimate manual for outdoor summer fun—the old school way—sans phone, television and video games. From kitchen essentials to campsite boredom busters to general safety in the outdoors and everything in between, Helen hasn’t missed anything that you might encounter with the family in the great outdoors. Daily hygiene routines, bug bite cures and a chapter filled with recipes for camp grub including innovative ways to make s’mores will have you prepped for the next big adventure. Dad can study up at night and help plan and pack, what’s better? The book retails for ($17.95) and can be found at maddogmom.com.

 SWEETEN THE DEAL

Let dad treat the kids to one sugary afternoon of fun, and then make him watch the wee ones when that sugar rush sets in! Sugarlicious is giving the lucky dad a $25 gift certificate to its sweet spot in Cherry Creek North. The whimsical boutique is filled with well-known names like Lilly Pulitzer and Jonathan Adler, and niche celebrity favorites like Sisco Berluti bracelets, Brooklyn’s Nunu’s Chocolates and Swedish candy line Sockerbit. Whether it is gummy worms on the brain or retro favorites like Pop Rocks and jawbreakers, dad and kids will have a grand ole time at Sugarlicious. (sugarliciouscandy.com)

THE YOGA, TRAVEL AND DAD GEAR PACK

Created by two outdoor enthusiasts from Boulder, the OG Sack line has a Messenger Tote Bag that will have dad pleased with its unbelievable versatility and ability to carry everything for him and the kiddos while buzzing around town. The washable liner, wide body with slim profile and multiple strap integration speaks to men as they head from work to the gym to pick up groceries and then out with the wee ones. The pack retails for $65. (ogsack.com)

Also, if Dad is an intense open air lover, purchasing the best hanging chair is one of the most important things you can do for him to enjoy the fresh outdoors.

Mother’s Day Grand Prize: Win an Overnight Stay & Brunch at the Warwick Denver!

**CONTEST CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO MILE HIGH DAD RALPH KNUDSON WHO WON THE GRAND PRIZE FOR HIS WIFE!**

For obvious reasons, we at Mile High Mamas love Mother’s Day! The following Grand Prize will make any mom’s Mother’s Day extra special but be sure to also enter to win our other contests that include a massage, mani/pedi, opera tickets, gourmet cookies and flowers.

Grand Prize:

The Warwick Denver has teamed up with Mile High Mamas for a “mama” of a prize package! Our winner will enjoy a one-night stay in this luxurious downtown hotel, Mother’s Day brunch for four (two adults and two children), complimentary valet parking, champagne on arrival for the adults, sparkling cider if the kids are in tow, and a bouquet of spring flowers for Mom. Oh, and don’t forget the hotel’s rooftop pool (it’s heated!)

Your glorious Mother’s Day brunch includes seasonal salads, soup, cheeses, fruits and pastries to start. Then move on to gourmet entrees from the Warwick Denver’s great chefs –Herb Crusted Beef Roast with Horseradish Cream and Spicy Mustard, Salmon en Croute with Béarnaise and Fresh Lemon, and (or) a Seared Chicken Breast with Sherry Cream and Blistered Tomatoes. And don’t even get us started on the desserts!

Please go here to enter. Contest deadline is May 6, 2010 at noon.