S.O.S. – Let’s “Spoil Our Sweethearts”

tiny red heart VALENTINE’S DAY GIVEAWAY tiny red heart
(San Antonio, TX)

Entries accepted Friday, February 8, 2013 through Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 12:00 PM (CST)  [Sponsored by Val J Aranda and Daylon G. Brady, Castle & Cooke Mortgage]

heart-shaped-boxWINNER #1 will receive TWO FREE Movie Passes to the Santikos Palladium Theater ($20 Value) —AND— a $50 Gift Card to Maggiano’s Little Italy!

And for WINNER #2 —> How about a Santikos MOVIE FOR TWO with popcorn and a drink?

And you’ll have up to FOUR chances to win!

big red heartAll you have to do is upload a photo of you and your sweetheart to one (or all) of the Social Sites shown below.  Don’t have a “significant other?”  THAT’S OKAY!  Your kids are sweethearts, too.  No kids?  How about a cute photo of you and your precious pet?  No pet?  BE CREATIVE (and keep it “G-Rated”)!


NOTE:  The following links will lead you to my business sites where you’ll have the option to either “Follow” or “Like.”


FB shopFacebook (Val-A-Homes.com – metro realty):  Simply upload your photo on my Facebook wall.

Twit ShopTwitter (ValAHomes):  Upload your photo AND Tag Me (@ValAHomes) or add the following Hashtags* (number signs): #SpoilOurSweethearts   #AgentValA

Instagram ShopInstagram (AgentVal):  Upload your photo AND add the following Hashtags* (number signs): #SpoilOurSweethearts   #AgentValA

Pinterest_PrimaryLogo_Red_RGBPinterest (AgentVal):  Upload your photo AND TAG ME in either the photo description or comment section.  I tried using a hashtag on my sample photo, but their “search” feature could not find it.

*BE SURE TO ADD THE HASHTAGS TO YOUR PHOTOS or TAG ME!  It’s the only way we’ll be able to find your entries.  If you’re not familiar with “hashtags,” here’s a brief explanation on how they work.  Basically, they’re keywords that help find conversations and photos.

pink circled heartYou’re encouraged to add a story to your photo.  This Giveaway is more than a contest, it’s a chance for me to get to know you.  Please, pretty please… keep your entries G-Rated.  It’s never happened, but just in case:  Inappropriate posts/photos will be deleted immediately and the entry will not be valid.


IMPORTANT NOTE:  Wordpress, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest are NOT sponsors of this or any other Giveaway offered on this site; or any other site affiliated with Val J Aranda, Metro Realty and/or Daylon G Brady, Castle & Cooke Mortgage.  Facebook requires that we notify Facebook Entrants via email if he/she wins.  If you post your entry on Facebook, I’ll let you know where you can forward your email address privately.  (You will NOT receive SPAM from us!)


  • No purchase necessary to enter the “Spoil Our Sweethearts″ Giveaway.
  • Entrants must be 18 years old or older and a U.S. Resident.
  • Entrants using social sites (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest) must have an account with these sites to participate.  CHECK ACCOUNT SETTINGS.  Social Sites may need to be set to “Public” in order for your entry to be viewed by Sponsors/Administrators.
  • Val J Aranda, metro realty (Sponsor/Administrator), Daylon Brady, Castle & Cooke Mortgage (Sponsor) and there immediate family members (spouse, children, parents and siblings) are NOT eligible to participate.


  • Entries accepted Friday, February 8, 2013 through Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 12:00 PM (CST).
  • Click below for more rules and important giveaway details…
  • Entrants may submit his/her entry using ONE or ALL of the following sites.  Up to FOUR chances to win per person.
    • Facebook– One entry accepted per person.
    • Instagram– One entry accepted per person.
    • Twitter– One entry accepted per person.
    • Pinterest– One entry accepted per person.
      • NOTE:  If I am unable to find your entry, it will not count.  When I see your entry, I will acknowledge it by commenting on it.
  • Giveaway winner will be picked at random using a random number generator.  (Random.org)
  • Rules, terms, promotions, giveaway items and/or other conditions may change without notice, if deemed necessary.  
  • If the giveaway item is no longer available at the end of the contest, a substitution with similar value will be issued in its place.
  • Giveaway winner will receive a congratulatory email from the Giveaway Administrator, Val J Aranda.  The winner will have 48 hours from time of congratulatory email to acknowledge his/her winning status and to confirm gift delivery method.  If the winner does not reply with acknowledgement and confirmation within the 48 hours, a new winner will be announced.
  • Val J Aranda, Metro Realty and Daylon G Brady, Castle & Cooke Mortgage are not responsible for, nor held liable for, any mishaps, errors, damages, injuries (and the like) involved with the acceptance and redemption of Giveaway gifts/items offered on this or affiliated sites.
  • All eligible entrants who participate in this giveaway acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions in place for this contest.
  • Privacy Policy for Val-A-Homes.com and this site.

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Published by AgentVal

Val's architectural studies, military background, and love for teaching became the pathway to her real estate career. From day one, she realized that the grand world of real estate was more than just closing deals, that it was about building relationships, building trust, and building opportunities for everyone to become a homeowner. Since 1998, Val has dedicated herself to coaching home buyers, home sellers, and home investors with integrity, honesty, experience, and resourcefulness. Whether buying or selling a small tract of land or a luxury estate, Val believes every client deserves eXtraordinary first-class service.

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