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The “LHJ Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway” Sweepstakes begins at 7:00 a.m. E.T. on November 15, 2010, and ends December 20, 2010. Entries must be received by 11:59 pm, E.T., on December 20, 2010, and will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor: Meredith Corporation, 1716 Locust St., Des Moines, Iowa.

ENTRY: Enter at by adding a brief comment telling us why you’d like to win one of the holiday gift packages.

LIMIT: One comment per person. No group comments.

ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter, except employees of Sponsor, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and/or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries and members of their immediate families or household members. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.

WINNER SELECTION AND PRIZING: On or about December 21, 2010, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received.

One (1) grand prize winner will receive one (1) “Crafty Gifts” prize package, total approximate retail value (“ARV”) $517.00. Package consists of one (1) Primele return address stamp, ARV $59.00; one (1) Craft Hope book, ARV $12.00; one (1) Plum Pretty Sugar ankle-length robe, ARV $70.00; one (1) stained glass star, ARV $16.00; one (1) set of Japanese washi tape, ARV $22.00; one (1) Seesaw 2011 letterpress calendar, ARV $32.00; one (1) set of organic reusable vegetable bags, ARV $20.00; one (1) Pigeon Toe Ceramics Kerr planter, ARV $26.00; one (1) Make Do and Mend print, ARV $62.00; one (1) frame with built-in vase, ARV $65.00; one Byrd & Belle iPod case, ARV $26.00; one (1) paper crane necklace, ARV $29.00; one (1) set of four seasons tea towels, ARV $48.00; one (1) custom family silhouette print, ARV $18.00; one (1) Cake Pops book, ARV $12.00.

One (1) grand prize winner will receive one (1) “Stocking Stuffers” prize package, total ARV $173.50. Package consists of one (1) key ring corkscrew, ARV $20.00; one (1) set of French Bull pink plaid salad servers, ARV $12.00; one (1) Share Our Strength donation card, ARV $10.00; one (1) Voluspa candle, ARV $16.00; one (1) Little Alouette wooden moustache teether, ARV $12.00; one (1) day of the week clip set, ARV $8.00; one (1) Ninjabread Men cookie cutter set, ARV $12.00; one (1) polka-dot travel mug, ARV $10.00; one (1) set of Rudolph silly bandz, ARV $6.00; one (1) ruffle oven mitt, ARV $10.00; one (1) DeFrosty ice cube set, ARV $12.00; one (1) mini gingerbread house kit, ARV $16.00; one (1) Jonathan Adler beverage bottle, ARV $17.50; one (1) tea ducky set, ARV $12.00.

One (1) grand prize winner will receive one (1) “Pet Gifts” prize package, total ARV $364.44. Package consists of one (1) pet toy box, ARV $20.95; one (1) cat scratcher, ARV $40.00; one (1) cat hammock, ARV $35.00; one (1) YouDoo pet dog, ARV $22.00; one (1) design your own pet bowl kit, ARV $17.00; one (1) pet organizer set, ARV $20.00; one (1) kong wobbler toy, ARV $16.49; one (1) humungastache toy, ARV 12.00; one (1) Molly Mutt clean up kit, ARV $35.00; one (1) Mail a Monkey, ARV $35.00; one (1) Puppy Tweets set, ARV $25.00; one (1) Fish Hotel tank, ARV $25.00; one (1) pugs not drugs tote bag, ARV $16.00; one (1) Bad Dog mug set, ARV $35.00; one (1) Zooborns set, ARV $10.00.

One (1) grand prize winner will receive one (1) “Geeky Gifts” prize package, total ARV $452.96. Package consists of one (1) set of Darth Vader Earbuds, ARV $25.00; one (1) PlayStation Move, ARV $49.00; one (1) iPlunge stand, ARV $5.99; one (1) set of Bucky Balls, ARV $34.99; one (1) Nosy Eyeglass Stand, ARV $4.99; one (1) 3D Drawing Pad, ARV $6.99; one (1) Mustache poster, ARV $24.00; one (1) tape deck MP3 player, ARV $45.00; one (1) Hungry Science Apron, ARV $17.00; one (1) set of Yumbot Cupcake molds, ARV $18.00; one (1) 10 Little Zombies book, ARV $9.00;  one (1) set of Floppy Disk Sticky Notes, ARV $10.00; one (1) Beaker mug, ARV $10.00; one (1) Laptop Speaker Lapdesk, ARV $60.00; one (1) set of cashmere smartphone gloves, ARV $78.00, one (1) crystal iPod case, ARV $23; one (1) set of Pocket Posh game books, $32.

One (1) grand prize winner will receive one (1) “Foodie Gifts” prize package, ARV $568.85. Package consists of one (1) Williams-Sonoma herb wreath, ARV $50.00; one (1) kitchen calendar, ARV $15.00; Beer of the Month club (for 3 months), ARV $110.85; one (1) casserole carrier, ARV $45.00; one (1) Coffee cup warmer, ARV $25.00; one (1) Pizza stone, ARV $50; one (1) Sushi making kit, ARV $30.00; one (1) Eat Pray Love DVD, ARV $18.00; one (1) Doubly Delicious book, ARV $29.00; one (1) Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That? book, ARV $35.00; one (1) Tea cake bundt pan, ARV $32.00; one (1) Quesadilla maker, ARV $30; one (1) Williams-Sonoma toffee tin, ARV $30.00; one (1) Monogrammed tea pot, ARV $49.00; one (1) bottle of Francis Ford Coppola wine, ARV $20.00.

One (1) grand prize winner will receive one (1) “Stylish Gifts” prize package, total ARV $488.50. Package consists of one (1) Fossil wristlet purse, ARV $36.00; one (1) Talbots Faux-pearl & chain flower necklace, ARV $79.00; one (1) Target gift card (subject to issuer restrictions), ARV $50.00; one (1) Kohl’s knit hat, ARV $26.00; one (1) Mudd cowlneck tunic, ARV $36; one (1) Kohl’s hooded plaid wool coat, ARV $110.00; one (1) Talbots flower ribbon belt, ARV $44.00, one (1) Crabtree & Evelyn Pomegranate Body Wash, ARV $16.00; one (1) Elizabeth Arden Red Door Eau De Toilette Spray Naturel, ARV $59.00; one (1) Stila Collectible Travel Palettes, ARV $10.00; one (1) C.O. Bigelow Mentha Lip Shine, ARV $7.50; Burt’s Bees Natural Manicure Set, ARV $15.00.

One (1) grand prize winner will receive one (1) “Fitness Gifts” prize package, total ARV $452.96. Package consists of one (1) Mari Winsor pilates DVD, ARV $15.00; one (1) Timex heart rate monitor watch, ARV $50.00; one (1) ShrinQ pocket pedometer, ARV $30; one (1) set of Jillian Michaels’ brand arm and calf sleeves, $36.00; one (1) Fitness magazine 1-year subscription, ARV $5.99; one (1) Gaiam balance ball set, ARV $20.00; one (1) yoga mat with mat wash, ARV $52.00; one (1) Roadrunners GPS iphone app, ARV $.99; one (1) set of Gaiam no-slip socks, ARV $19.98; one (1) Champion tank top and workout pant set, ARV $70.00; one (1) Adidas miCoach zone,  ARV $79.00; one (1) Nike iPhone armband, ARV $34.00, one (1) Bally personal training session, ARV $40.00.

One (1) grand prize winner will receive one (1) “Last-Minute Gifts” prize package, total ARV $367.80. Package consists of one (1) Red Sox vs. Yankees checkers, ARV $22.95; one (1) Five-Year diary, ARV $24.95; one (1) Sungale digital picture frame, ARV $50.00; one (1) Starbucks mug and coffee set, ARV $9.95; one (1) gift card (subject to issuer restrictions), ARV $20.00; one (1) iTunes gift card (subject to issuer restrictions), ARV $15.00; one (1) Regal cinemas gift card (subject to issuer restrictions), ARV $25.00; one Tour de France wine gift set, ARV $40.00; one (1) ProFlowers Christmas Elegance bouquet, ARV $80.00; one (1) Bath and Body Works aromatherapy gift set, ARV $10.00; one (1) n-a-p cuddle blanket, ARV $39.95; one (1) Modern Family first season DVD, ARV $30.00.

Winners will be notified and prizes will be delivered approximately thirty (30) days from date of winner verification. One prize per person.

Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portions thereof) of equal or greater value if prize (or portions thereof) cannot be awarded as described. Sponsor will determine all elements of prizing in its sole discretion. Prize may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee express or implied by Sponsor. Sponsor disclaims all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third-party product or service accepted by the winner. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide required documentation, is found to have violated Official Rules, or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner in a random drawing. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession, and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.

ODDS of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

PRIVACY: By entering and providing the required entry information, you acknowledge that Sponsor may also send you information, samples, or special offers it believes may be of interest to you about its publications or other complementary goods offered by Sponsor. Information collected from online entrants is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy seen here. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO SHARE YOUR INFORMATION, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THIS PROMOTION.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Except where prohibited, by participating Sweepstakes entrants agree that: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant(s) and Sponsor and its agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Entrant agrees that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of New York and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.

OTHER: Sponsor assumes no responsibility for entries it is unable to process due to network, hardware or other technical failures; or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, or lost entries. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to date of cancellation. The use of automated entry systems or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the sweepstakes is prohibited. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry.

GENERAL: Except where prohibited by law: (i) entry constitutes permission to use winner’s entry, name, hometown, voice, likeness, photograph and any statements regarding this sweepstakes in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the sweepstakes, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner’s list, if applicable; (ii) potential winners may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability/Publicity within ten (10) days of notification or an alternate winner may be selected by random drawing. If winner notification is returned as undeliverable, an alternate winner may be selected by random drawing. By participating and winning a prize, winners release Sponsor, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the sweepstakes. Subject to all U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Taxes, if any, on prize are the sole responsibility of the winners. For the winners’ list, available after 12/21/2010, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winners’ List, “Holiday Gift Guide” Sweepstakes, 375 Lexington Avenue, LX-924, New York, NY 10017.