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24-Hour Giveaway: Win a Merry Madagascar Prize Pack!

by Tara Kuczykowski on November 19, 2009 · 863 comments

Merry Madagascar Giveaway

This Christmas season, Walmart and Dreamworks collaborated on a special family movie, Merry Madagascar, starring all of your favorite characters from the first two Madagascar movies, as well as a line of licensed characters, pajamas, snacks and more!

Hopefully you had the opportunity to watch Merry Madagascar when it was on TV last night, but if not, you can pick it up at Walmart now for just $5. My kids thoroughly enjoyed seeing one of their favorite movies transformed into a Christmas special and have been requesting to watch it again ever since.

One lucky Deal Seeking Mom reader will win a Merry Madagascar prize pack, including:

  • 3 Plush toys (Penguin, Lion, Zebra)
  • Merry Madagascar Throw
  • Items from Kellogg’s and Kraft
  • $25 Gift Card to use on the DVD, Snacks, and/or Pajamas
  • Merry Madagascar Recipes

To enter, share your favorite holiday movie! Do you love the classics, like Rudolph and Frosty, or do you prefer family comedies such as The Santa Clause?


Every reader has two methods available to enter this contest. Choose one of each for up to a total of 2 entries!!!

Methods of entry:

1. Leave a comment. Tell me your favorite holiday movie!

2. Tweet the following:

Walmart is giving one lucky @DealSeekingMom reader a chance to win a Merry Madagascar prize pack:

Make sure to come back and leave the link to your tweet in a separate comment!

(1) Merry Madagascar prize package, as described above

This giveaway ends at noon EST on 11/20. I’ll use to select the winning comment. Winner will be notified by email on and listed on my Giveaway Winners page. In order for the winner to receive their prize pack by Thanksgiving, I have to hear back from them tomorrow with their shipping information, so be sure to check back early tomorrow afternoon. Good luck!

While you’re in a contest entering mood, don’t forget to check out the Giveaway Gathering for a variety of contests being hosted on Deal Seeking Mom readers’ blogs!

The Merry Madagascar DVD and giveaway pack were provided to me for free by Walmart and Dream Works.


1 Melissa A. Short November 19, 2009 at 10:15 pm

My favorite Christmas movie is 'A Christmas Story' . I never get tired of it and watch it all year round!

2 Kerri November 19, 2009 at 10:16 pm

My favorite Christmas movie is The Polar Express. I love watching it with my students as we drink hot chocolate and make bell neclaces. I can't wait to start this tradition with my 14 month old daughter.

3 Jenni November 19, 2009 at 10:18 pm

My kids love the Grinch Who Stole Christmas. But after they go to bed, DH and I love A Christmas Story. "You'll shoot your eye out kid!!"

4 John November 19, 2009 at 10:18 pm

My favorite Christmas movie is The National Lampoons Christmas Vacation.

5 Bridget November 19, 2009 at 10:19 pm

My favorite Christmas movie is It's a Wonderful Life. We watch it every year when we put up our Christmas tree!

6 Judy November 19, 2009 at 10:20 pm

My favorite Christmas movie is Miracle on 34th Street.

7 Krystal November 19, 2009 at 10:23 pm

My favorite Christmas movie is Frosty the Snowman. Ahh...the oldies from when I was a kid.

8 Angela November 19, 2009 at 10:23 pm

I get excited when those classics are on like Rudolph and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. The newer stuff like The Santa Clause is okay, but the animated stuff is more fun at our house.

9 Jami Van Brocklin November 19, 2009 at 10:26 pm

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My favorite Christmas movie is "Christmas Carol."

10 Jami Van Brocklin November 19, 2009 at 10:27 pm

My favorite Christmas movie is "A Christmas Carol."

11 Tristan November 19, 2009 at 10:29 pm

Our favorite all time Christmas is Frosty the Snowman, the classic version.

12 Denise November 19, 2009 at 10:30 pm

Our favorite Christmas movie is A Christmas Story.

13 caetie November 19, 2009 at 10:35 pm

We love the Christmas specials of tv shows!

14 Donni November 19, 2009 at 10:36 pm

Mine has got to be Miracle on 34th Street! I am a believer, Santa!

15 Kelly November 19, 2009 at 10:39 pm

It is so hard to choose!! But if I have to...I would go with A Christmas Story--what a classic.

16 Vesna Walter November 19, 2009 at 10:39 pm

It's a Wonderful Life!

17 jessica November 19, 2009 at 10:43 pm

My favorite has got to be Miracle on 34th Street! I remember every December my family and I would watch it. Now I am cont. the tradition with my family.

18 gretchen November 19, 2009 at 10:47 pm

I love many funny lines!

19 Debra November 19, 2009 at 10:48 pm

We love Home Alone 1 and 2. My son enjoys watching it over and over and retelling all the funnhy parts; like we didn't see it. It never gets old; too funny!

20 Lissa November 19, 2009 at 10:53 pm

I love Home Alone and the Santa Claus with Tim Allen! Yay for Christmas time! :)

21 Cassi Smyth November 19, 2009 at 10:53 pm

Love the polar express!!

22 Crystal November 19, 2009 at 10:54 pm

Its a Wonderful Life!!!

23 Jessica November 19, 2009 at 10:54 pm

We enjoy home alone:)

24 Mary A. November 19, 2009 at 10:54 pm

Our Family Favorite Movie is "It's A Wonderful Life". We watch it once on Thanksgiving night and on Christmas Eve every year.

25 Shannon November 19, 2009 at 10:55 pm

My family loves Elf! Will Farrell is so hilarious... SANTA'S COMING, SANTA'S COMING!!!!

26 Angela Domville November 19, 2009 at 11:05 pm

My favorite Christmas movie's are the originals...Rudolph and Frosty the Snowman. But really, I love them all!

27 Jodi November 19, 2009 at 11:05 pm

We love A Christmas Story as well!

28 Amanda T November 19, 2009 at 11:09 pm

Still have to see Christmas Eve on Sesame Street. Love ya, Mr. Hooper!

29 Dawn November 19, 2009 at 11:16 pm

Holiday Inn will always be my favorite Christmas film. Love me some Bing Crosby!

30 Lisa November 19, 2009 at 11:18 pm

My Favorite Christmas movie would have to be Frosty the Snowman, loved watching it as a kid, still love watching it today!

31 Amanda November 19, 2009 at 11:18 pm

My favorite is definately the Grinch Who Stole Christmas! I could watch it any time of the year and want to decorate the house!

32 Stephanie November 19, 2009 at 11:31 pm

I LOVED Jim Carey in "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"!

33 Juli November 19, 2009 at 11:34 pm

I love the newer "How the Grinch Stole Christmas."

34 Kindra November 19, 2009 at 11:40 pm

I am a fan of Elf! It is so funny!

35 Michelle November 19, 2009 at 11:43 pm

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is the one movie I just have to watch every year before Christmas!

36 Niki Phillips November 19, 2009 at 11:47 pm

Elf! Bar nun, so stinking funny, and heartwarming, love the singing, and singing :)

37 Hector November 19, 2009 at 11:49 pm

My fav Christmas movie is National Lampoon's Christmas!

38 Val Pearson November 19, 2009 at 11:50 pm

I have two favorites. My first of course is A Christmas Story (you'll shoot your eye out!) Gaffaw! My new favorite is ELF! I love Will Ferrell!

39 Val Pearson November 19, 2009 at 11:50 pm
40 Janet November 19, 2009 at 11:53 pm

We always have to watch what we call, "Ralphy"....aka: A Christmas Story....our kids love that little guy!! The family knows the movie by heart!! They really like Polar Express too now, "Hot, Hot, Hot"...:)

41 Gina Hindman November 20, 2009 at 12:06 am

The Polar Express is my favorite!

42 Tami November 20, 2009 at 12:09 am

Definitely "A Christmas Story"!

43 Chelsea November 20, 2009 at 12:16 am

My favorite Christmas movie is hands down"A Christmas Story". It has been my favorite since I was little.

44 kim November 20, 2009 at 12:32 am

We love Frosty, Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer, Elf and National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

45 Prescilla November 20, 2009 at 12:45 am

I really love the Polar Express , that movie reminds me when I was a child. I belived that there was a Santa.

46 Lisa November 20, 2009 at 12:48 am

I love Holiday Inn, I just saw it for the first time recently and it's soon to be a holiday favorite.

47 Anthony November 20, 2009 at 12:48 am

Hands down...March of the Wooden Soldiers!!!! What a classic and I watch it every single time it comes on during the holidays!!

48 Lisa November 20, 2009 at 12:49 am
49 Rebecca F November 20, 2009 at 12:57 am

Oh! I love it! If I win, just know that I'm going on a weekend trip and won't be back until Sunday, lol. Ya never know, lol.

My favorite Holiday movie is It's a Wonderful Life! It is so sweet and makes me feel good about life.

50 Kirsten November 20, 2009 at 12:57 am

So hard to pick just one but I'll have to go with A Christmas Story.

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