Check out this awesome contest that Nerd Wallet is running! Check out the judges! Yup I am one of them 🙂

To enter, write a blog post about the best Mother’s Day present under $25. There are many different entry options – you can make, bake or buy, but the most important part is telling us why! The more meaningful and creative the present, the better. To get your entry counted, shoot us an email at with a link to your blog post before 11:59 PM PST on May 11, 2013. That’s it! You can view the Terms and Conditions for the contest here.

Overall Grand Prize $1000

  • Best Craft/DIY $100
  • Best Purchase $100
  • Best Experience $100
  • Best Recipe $100

The judges – a group of top bloggers from around the Web – will select a winner based on creativity, frugality and popularity so be sure to share your entry with #MDayYourWay!

  • Best Recipe Judge:  Jennifer is the owner and founder of Makobi Scribe, a family focused blog full of giveaways, tips and trends. She writes on a diversity of topics, from recipes and travel to car reviews and beauty advice. After working as a columnist for the local magazines Happenings in her early career, she now lives in Florida with her family.
  • Best Craft/DIY Judge:  Jamie is the founder of Bazaar Bizarre San Francisco, a handmade artisan craft show, co-founder at theConference of Creative Entrepreneurs and an artist herself. Jamie’s other projects include writing indie business articles for the Weave Blog, teaching at her local university and urban farming at her small San Francisco Home.
  • Best Experience Judge:  Kelly writes at the blog The Centsible Life, where she discusses all things motherhood and money. Her insights have been featured on The Today Show, NBC Philadelphia, Women’s Day, USA Today, The Consumerist and more. Kelly also is a co-founder at Splash Creative Media, a social media marketing firm that connects brands to communities.
  • Best Purchase Judge:  Janessa is the owner of the blog Thrifty Nifty Mommy, where she keeps her readers up to date on fantastic deal opportunities, budgeting tips, family-friendly reviews, and lots of giveaways. She is also the founder of the Thrifty Nifty Mommy Blogger Network, an association of like-minded moms that blog about crafts, recipes, stories, reviews, giveaways, and current events.