{Giveaway} Apple iPad Mini

Hi friends! Now you KNOW I love Apple products. iPhones, iPads, iTV…we have them all. But did you hear? There’s a new iPad on the block: the iPad Mini! The new product arrives in stores on November 2nd! And we have a HUGE surprise for you today!

A Night Owl and some AMAZING Arizona blogging friends got together to treat our readers to their very own iPad mini. How awesome is that?

This group giveaway is provided by:

Now onto the giveaway!

We will be giving away one iPad mini with Wi-Fi 16GB – Black & Slate.  The giveaway is open to US residents ages 18 and over and ends at 12:01 am EST on November 17, 2012. Approximate retail value is $329.00. Good luck!

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TERMS & CONDITIONS: Giveaway is open to US residents ages 18 and over and ends at 12:01 am EST on November 17, 2012. By entering you give the right to use your name and likeness. Number of entries received determines the odds of winning. Approximate retail value is $329.00. One winner will be selected. This is a giveaway sponsored as a group buy, which means the bloggers pooled their money together to purchase this product for you. All liabilities and responsibilities with product is directly responsible by apple.com. Mandatory entry is providing your email address and a blog post comment. If the mandatory entries are not completed then all other entries become invalid. Winner will drawn by random.org from all verified entries, contacted by email provided, and announced on this page at the end of the contest. Winner has 72 hours to respond or prize will be redrawn. Entrant is responsible for the email address they provide, whether through typing it directly or through the Facebook entry method. Choosing Love is not responsible for lost or misdirected emails. All prizes will be awarded. No prize substitutions allowed. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook and we hereby release Facebook of any liability. Information is provided to Choosing Love, not to Facebook and your information is never sold or shared. Facebook and Apple are not a sponsor of this giveaway. Prize is mailed directly by Wendy Wright from Choosing Love and requires confirmation of delivery. Protected tweets do not count as an entry method for tweeting. Tweets must come from a public account. Bloggers in this group giveaway and their immediate family members in their household cannot enter or win the giveaway. We reserve the right to substitute a gift card for the retail value price, in the event the item for the giveaway is not available. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law.
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Comments

  1. Joy Person says

    I want one because my bag is filled with snacks, toys, change of clothes n diapers and with a iPad mini it would fit perfectly in my full bag and I don’t have a tablet of my own yet.

  2. Karen Propes says

    I want this because I don’t have one or any type of device like it. Our computer stopped and I’m using my MIL’s for right now. Winning this would be awesome. Thanks for the chance.
    ncjeepster@aol.com

  3. Beth Hill says

    I would love to win the ipad mini because I love the fact that it is smaller and easy to transport and also that I do not own a tablet!

  4. Megan says

    I would love to win it so I can let my mom have it, her home computer is broken nd this would give her access to the internet.

  5. Laurie says

    I would love to win one just BECAUSE! I have an IPhone, and I wouldn’t spend the money on an ipad, but winning one would be great!

  6. Lynne says

    I don’t have a smart phone (I just feel it isn’t the best use of my budget right now) – but can appreciate that it would be fun to be able to access my email or the internet when I’m not at home.

  7. Lynn says

    I would love to have a portable smart device. I don’t have a smart phone or a i-anything, so this would be nice to travel with. I haven’t seen the mini in person yet, but if it’s bigger than an Iphone than it sounds great!

  8. michelle says

    I want this to give to my husband, he’s been all excited about this for a while now. He would love to hav ethis for on the go and work.

  9. Donna Ingalls says

    Oh how I would love to win the new IPad mini. I would give this wonderful new Apple product to my daughter for Christmas.
    Good luck to all. What an awesome contest.

  10. Krystal L. says

    Who wouldn’t want to win? lol. I would love to win it, because I never win anything. I seem to have the absolute worst luck. But anyway, thanks for such an awesome giveaway!

  11. bailey says

    I travel so much for work and it would be amazing to be able to have something small to read books and watch movies!

  12. Debbie Ellis says

    It would be great, have all my books on it and be able to play things with my Grandkids on it. They would love it

  13. Christina says

    I’d love to win to keep the kids occupied while on the go.. we could read and play games. It’d be great to have while waiting in the car line to pick the kids up too, I could read while the baby naps!

  14. Brenda Melahn says

    I would so love to win the iPad Mini for me!! So far, I have gotten my youngest son an iPad 2 years ago, my granddaughter an IPod Touch and before I could possibly get myself one, would have to get my husband one. But .. not sure he’d want a Mini — I’d LOVE one. Thanks for the chance.

  15. Terri Betz says

    I want to win it because I’m using a iBook G4 right now! :) It would be awesome to have something so new! A real grown up toy that everyone loves! I’ll be last in line to play with it, but it’s still so exciting to think we could win it!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  16. Heather Wone says

    I would love to have one so I can be mobile (very active 2 year old) while doing all the stuff that I usually am doing on the PC!

  17. KaySue says

    I would like to have one so that my husband and I can be online at the same time, instead of having to take turns using the computer.

  18. Kimberly says

    I had an iPad once, but my 3 year old has claimed it as her own. I’d love a mini so I could have access to my schoolwork!!

  19. Andrea says

    Right now I read the blog on a shattered iPhone, can’t afford to get a new one, so an iPad mini would be a great win for me!

  20. Saturday Sadie says

    I’d love an Apple iPad Mini. Id use mine in the kitchen to keep recipes and recipe sites handy while I’m cooking!

  21. Corrine Loftus says

    I would love the Ipad mini because my Ipod touch is so out dated none of the apps work anymore! It’s so sad!

  22. Charlotte Raynor says

    I currently have the iPad2 and absolutely love it. I would really like the new iPad mini because I think it would be great to have all the options that the iPad2 has but in a smaller size. thanks for the giveaway! :-)

  23. Jill A. Collins says

    I want this because it’s one of those items that I’d never be able to buy for our family right now, but would make our lives so much better for all the conveniences it gives.

  24. says

    I don’t want one. I want 8! LOL! I’d love to have one for each of our 6 kids for various educational and fun purposes and one for my husband and one for myself for business purposes (…and if I accidentally end up on facebook with it.. um… oops!)
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  25. says

    I secretly have been wanting an iPad for some time now, just haven’t really told anyone about it. I would love to win it because they are so easy to take everywhere and can do pretty much anything a computer can, but without the bulk.

    Thanks for the chance to win. (:

  26. Margaret Smith says

    I’d love this because I can easily carry it in my purse. I’d love this for checking on emails and checking news on the internet. I can organize my schedule, keep notes and do so much more.
    Thanks so much for this great giveaway :)

  27. pruttybird says

    I too am a lover of all things apple. My favorite toy is my iPad and would love to win the mini :). Thanks for the chance!!!

  28. Sue Sattler says

    I would love to have one. My grandson uses one in kindergarden and since he lives with me, it would be great to be able to have one here for him to do his schoolwork on.

  29. Erin P says

    I’ve always thought the iPad was so neat, now it’s neat in a tiny mini package. Would love the iPad mini! It’s something I would just never buy for myself or ask for as a gift! Would be awesome to win this giveaway!

  30. Teresa Blue says

    I would use it with my autistic son. There are many apps to facilitate communication. thanks for the opportunity to win!

  31. maria alvarado` says

    I’ve always wanted an Ipad but always felt it was a little to big to carry to read when at doctor office or waiting rooms. This mini Ipad is perfect to fit in my purse and take with me.

  32. whitney f says

    I would LOVE to win one to give to my mother. She has been wanting an iPad since it came out! This would be amazing if I could win it and give it to her!

  33. says

    So my son can use it also :) the regular one is too big for him and he is super clumsy. He tries to take care of things but when you trip over your own feet its hard sometimes :) lol. Plus I know he’d love to be able to play on one, he watches other kids play on them and I know its eating him up to not have one.
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  34. Sallie says

    I would give the iPad mini to my husband – he’s a big comic book reader and this would let him read them wherever he is :)

  35. Jennifer Thompson says

    I think it would be the perfect Christmas gift for my mom. She would probably like the flexibility it has over the full sized Ipad. She loves to read books and this is a little more portable. It would be wonderful to be able to surprise her with something like this!

  36. Erika says

    I would love to win it so that I can take it on the go with me! I’m always on the go and it would be useful for my home and business life! Thanks for the chance to win!

  37. Seyma Shabbir says

    For my work (I can respond to emails and check on the webpage and forms, read books, enter giveaways and my kids could read books, play games, and do educational HW on it!

  38. Andrea says

    I’d love an iPad so that I can watch Netflix as I work in my studio. Also I love to read and I would fill it with my collection from Kindle.

  39. Crystal says

    I would love to have it to take with me. I also have all my recipes on my computer and could move them to Ipad so it is easier and smaller to use in the kitchen. Besides, it is so cute!!! what’s not to love?

  40. Allison Downes says

    It would be nice to have something more techy for once since I cant afford it myself

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

  41. says

    Hi! I wold love to win this iPad for my ASD little guy! It would be awesome for him to communicate with since he is non-verbal as of yet! Ok, we’d play Angry Birds on it too, hehe! Thanks for the incredible chance!! :D

  42. Jessica L says

    I’d like one because I have 4 kids and there are a lot of cool educational apps out there that would be really helpful!

  43. Lori coupons says

    I would like it for my daughter in college. She is struggling to make ends meet, and can’t afford a laptop she so desperately needs. I would love to be able to help her by giving her this.

  44. Amanda M says

    An iPad Mini would be the perfect communication device for my non-verbal son. He has a neurological speech disorder, and although he’s learning sign language, not everybody understands sign.

  45. Kayleen Considine says

    I would love to win it because I don’t have money to buy all the new technology and this sounds wonderful.

  46. Cherie Montorio says

    I want to win because I always wanted an ipad but thought it was alittle too big for me. So now there’s a mini. It’s perfect for me.

  47. Angie Adelman says

    I would like to win this because I have some some trips coming up and this would be easier to travel with them a heavy lap top…I also would like one because I am a single mom who is disabled but I am a hard working mom taking care of my kids and making sure they have all they need….thank you for this great giveaway and the chance to win.

  48. Elizabeth Owens says

    I would love this to help me with school and be able to access the internet on the go! Thank you so very much

  49. Stephanie S. says

    I want one for a present for a mom. She has always put us first and never really does anything for herself. I would love to be able to win this for her.

  50. mara zamora says

    I would love to win the Ipad Mini to do school work & to get educational apps for my daughter & nephew .My daughter is a smart 2 year old but my 3 year old nephew is struggling with words and such .

  51. says

    I would want to win it and give it to my Mom. I’m a PC person but she loves all the little gadgets. Sadly with 2 grown kids, and three more in high school/middle school, money is too tight to splurge on herself!
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  52. Lisa Sicora says

    I would love one because my laptop is dead, I can’t afford another one, and this is my hubby’s laptop, and I don’t get to use it very often. thanks for the giveaway! <3

  53. Jane Ritz says

    I would give it to my granddaughter. She is an excellent student. This would be good for her to use in school. It would be her Christmas present. Thanks for the give away.

  54. Julia A says

    I have always wanted to win an iPad – I have been trying since the first one came out. An iPad is just not in our budget but would be a great piece of technology to own!

  55. Stephanie says

    It may sound selfish, but I don’t want an iPad Mini for a child who may not appreciate it or even to give to someone as a gift, I want it for myself because I am a 25 yr old with no laptop or desktop computer, only a phone for internet and it makes it difficult to get anything done with work at home.It would be really helpful.

  56. Terry Cross says

    it would be great to have when traveling. Also to pass time while sitting in the waiting room at the doctor and such.

  57. Bellina Jacobs says

    My laptop recently died, leaving me to browse the web via my DROID phone. Winning this new mini-wonder would amazing!!

  58. Peggy Humbracht says

    To have this would be such a nice way for me to keep my records. We live on a ranch, and this would be an idela way for me to keep records of our crops, hay and most importantly for our cattle. I would just love to own one. Thanks for the oppportunity.

  59. Donna Anthony says

    Why I want an Mini IPad well it’s bigger then my IPod 2nd gen that I have and am using!!! It would make it easier to watch movies and playing games so much better with a bigger screen. Thank you for the chance to win!

  60. Linda Walters says

    I have to travel about once a month and it would be nice to have it for that. Thank you for the opportunity to win one

  61. Diana Hart says

    I would love to win this for my oldest granddaughter. I am homeschooling her this year and this would be a great tool to have to help with her school work.

  62. Carolyn N. says

    I want to win one because the size is great to be able to carry around wherever I go and still have all the features available for what I need.
    cjnedrow at gmail dot com

  63. Helene Tienda says

    I’ve really been wanting a tablet/pad, and this is a super nice one, and they are so much more convenient to carry around!

  64. erin griffie says

    would be eat since im ll and trying to learn how to be a blogger and pitch as well would be great………….

  65. Mark Tague says

    I want the iPad mini because my iPad is too big for my daily needs with travel, yet my Itouch is too small for my requirements. That, and APPLE IS AMAZING.

  66. Michele Henneman says

    I would love to win so that my youngest has a smaller device to play with than the laptop and that it is more portable.

  67. Heather Garcia says

    I still have a iMac desktop computer that is ready to bite the dust, and I need to replace her with something more modern

  68. Patricia Koller says

    I have fibromyalgia and sometimes my laptop hurts to have on my lap. I am thinking an Ipad Mini would not tax my arms or legs.

  69. Linda Kish says

    I think it would be great to carry around to play games, read books and whatever else you can do with it.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  70. Ash says

    I would love one because of the versatility of it! I could check my e-mail, play games, facebook, photograph, and then read a book on it. Not only that, but I could use it to teach my 1st and 2nd graders and 3 1/2 year old who does preschool.

  71. LunaRaven says

    I would like an Ipad mini to give as a gift for my mother’s upcoming birthday. She really wants one and she deserves it.

  72. says

    I’ve actually been researching tablets trying to make the best decision… even watching CNET live when Apple and Amazon did their releases. I was really excited for the mini. I actually was holding out for the smaller size because the larger – and regular size – iPad doesn’t appeal to me. I’d like a mini so I can travel with it, let my youngest look things up, and have my husband read his articles (and not on his small screen phone!). I think it would be a fun toy and great tool and resource to have.
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  73. says

    I want the iPad mini because I have a lot of PDF tutorials on my regular computer and can’t afford to print them off to make them portable. The mini would allow me to work on my art projects in my studio instead of having to keep running back and forth to the computer! Thanks for the giveaway!
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  74. Cindy says

    I would love to win this for more then one reason but the biggest one is that I want one and have no money to buy one. I have helped others set up their Ipads at work but I don’t have one. I think it is wonderful that you all have gotten together to allow someone to win this.

  75. Rebecca says

    i have been wanting something like this for a while and unfortunately they are always sooo far out of my budget:/

  76. Windy Phillips says

    Among other things, I would use this as a portable way for my toddler to watch her Winnie the Pooh and other movies on the go! I think it would be fab for this. We’ve started converting a lot of our movie collection to iTunes library movies and couldn’t be happier!

  77. Kenzie Christensen says

    I would use it for college to get the digital edition of the books and save my back from having to carry them! ;)

  78. Betsy Rubendall Barnes says

    I would love to win the Ipad Mini because I need to catch up with technology, I don’t even have a smart phone :)

  79. says

    First and foremost, although I always wanted one, I do have an Apple….anything. I’ve never owned an ipad, ipod, or even an iphone. Because of that, I would be SO happy to win! I also seriously think the apps for reading may help my daughter. She struggles a bit, and I’m really trying to instill that lifelong love for Reading. Thanks for this chance to win such a great giveaway!
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  80. Vayti says

    I want the iPad mini because I want to give it to my princess as a bday gift but I can’t afford one. It would also come in handy for a future business I want to open. I am willing to share an iPad mini with my princess :)

  81. says

    I would love to win one of these for my daughter for Christmas. She’s a good kid who doesn’t complain (often) and deserves a thank you for everything she does (middle child).

  82. Laurie Barreca says

    I always love new tech! I have an iPad 2 and love it, but while it is much more portable than carrying around my laptop, not many purses will fit my iPad unless there isn’t much of anything else in there

  83. says

    I would love to win an ipad mini because i have wanted one forever! I think it would be great to use on car trips and when i go to bed the husband can have the tv back while i play or watch something on netflix :) he would thank you too lol
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  84. Audra Weathers says

    I’d love to own one because I’ve been a Mac fan/user since the early 90s. I own a Mac desktop computer and love it. I own an iPhone and love it. I’m sure I would be giddy if I had a mini. Would be great to take while traveling.

  85. Candis Binkley says

    I have always wanted an iPad since they came out but the original versions were a bit too large for me to easily handle (chronic tendonitis in both wrists).

  86. Crystal F says

    I think it would be fun to take with us when we are out and about. My daughter could play on it to keep busy while we are waiting or while her sister is playing softball. Thank you!!

  87. Jennifer Speed says

    I want to win because I have always wanted an iPad and i think the iPad would help me ut a lot with all my college work and papers

  88. Jennifer Speed says

    I want to win because I have always wanted an iPad and i think the iPad would help me out a lot with all my college work and papers

  89. Rebecca Hammock says

    I would like this for my family. Me and the kids it will keep us all entertained plus it would be really nice to have. We don’t even have a cell phone at the moment because we are on a strict budget. This would be a lot of fun and surprise for my kids.

  90. Trisha says

    My children have been asking non stop for an ipad- They want larger angry birds, I want educational apps for them- ha ha!

  91. stephanie muth says

    I would love this ipad mini for my 3 kids i think they would love it cool learning apps and of course i would enjoy it to

  92. Megan says

    I would love to win because there is no way in heck I could afford one of these, I do not even own one apple product, and even my little 7 year old cousin has one!

  93. danica says

    I would love to have an ipad mini so I can use it with sirius/xm radio in and out of my car as well it would be easier to travel with.

  94. Andrea says

    I want the I pad mini for my children we have no money and i want them to feel happy with something that we can all share and if i win this i will be so happy i might get a raise soon if i do and also win i will give the i pad mini to someone who will greatly appreciate it! thanks

  95. kim lazor says

    I don’t know if I actually want it for myself…I probably would give it to one of my three kids as a Christmas present…maybe even to my Mom who has been talking about wanting a tablet. Thanks!

  96. Dameon Schirer says

    I want an iPad so I can download some educational apps for my son and to make it easier for me to read books as its tough reading books on an iPhone.

  97. Rachel Tambascio says

    I am a stay at home mom and since it is hard to come up with money to surprise my husband with a gift this would be a perfect christmas present

  98. says

    In addition to working full time, I’m working towards attaining my master’s degree through a part-time evening program. Having an iPad mini would really enable me to do so much in my life. Instead of hauling my laptop to/from class each evening, I could just bring the iPad mini. I could also get work done in my spare moments of time while commuting to and from work as well as class. In other words, it’d make my life a whole lot easier!
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  99. whitney f says

    I would love to win this for my mom fro christmas! She always says that everyone is sitting around on her computer and she doesn’t have anything to play on =]

  100. Brenda C. says

    Thank you for the opportunity to win such a fabulous prize. I’d like to win because I think it would be super neat to own an iPad Mini. I’m in college and it seems like such a great tool to use in classes and to keep my life organize. Plus it’s small and easy to carry about. Good luck everyone!

  101. Robin says

    I would love to win this for my 12 son who is autistic. The ipad has been used to help autistic children with communicating with other children

  102. Geoff K says

    It would be perfect to take with me when I travel for work so I can stay connected with friends and family, and stay entertained with apps and music and videos from iTunes. Thanks!

  103. Erica C. says

    I’ve been wanting a tablet to entertain myself during the long slow times at work, but haven’t had the extra money to spend on one. This would be great!

  104. MelissaO says

    I’d love to win because it’d be sooo helpful in the kitchen when following online recipes!

    wolverina401 at gmail dot com

  105. Aimee Fontenot says

    I would love to have an ipad mini because I have always heard great things about Apple. I have never owned an Apple product but I could use the ipad mini at work and on the go.

  106. Jill L says

    It would be perfect for all the hours that I sit at the pool while my kids are at practice. I could read or just play around. Could also help keep my little one busy too.

  107. Karen M says

    I would love to win the iPad mini so I would be able to take it with me when I am traveling or out and about. It’s great to be able to stay connected. Thanks for the giveaway.

  108. Michelle Harrison says

    I would love the ipad mini for myself!!! My toddler took over my Kindle Fire and would love something just for my own!!!

  109. Kristi Marsh says

    I would love this bc I’m behind the times and don’t own any apple product! This mommy of 2 cant afford anything for myself!

  110. Susan Smith says

    I would love to win the iPad Mini so I would be able to take it with me to get emails and surf the web when I am traveling or out running errands.

  111. Whitney H says

    I would love to gift this to my mom for Christmas :) She wanted it for her birthday, but we couldn’t find it in stores

  112. Lisa Garner says

    I would love to win the iPad mini so I can use it to look up recipes while in the kitchen and keep in contact with friends while on the go.

  113. Cee Love says

    I would love to win this because it would be the first tablet in my home and with one computer and one smartphone for 5 people to share it gets annoying sometimes.

  114. Chrissy Nestor says

    I’ve been wanting an iPad, but haven’t been able to get myself one, so this would be awesome!

    chrissylea1979 (at)gmail(dot) com

  115. Rachel Ellis says

    I don’t own a smartphone or any tablets, would love to have one though. My son has been dying to have an iPad or iPod Touch. I would give this to him for Christmas (of course I would use it while he was at school!).

  116. Sarah Austin says

    I would love to give a mini Ipad to my hubby. He is finally coming around to the computer age and I think he could use this for work as well at leisure.

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