Backyard Birding – Scott Naturals Prize Pack Giveaway Week 2


Have you ever thought about putting a bird feeder and/or bird bath in your yard?

If you haven’t, you should! I never had any interest in birds until my son surprised me one day by bringing home a bird feeder and a bird bath.

Backyard Bird Feeder and Bird Bath

We started out with a sunflower seed mix, but we realized right away that there are certain bully birds who like those seeds, and they will try to hog the feeder and chase other birds away.

We changed to safflower seeds and niger thistle seeds which the larger, obnoxious birds don’t like, and our songbirds came back in huge numbers.

backyard bird

Our favorite birds are the mourning doves because they’re complete idiots. However, they are incredibly endearing and entertaining, and we have grown to really love them.

mourning doves

I can not tell you how many hours of enjoyment we have received from watching backyard birds. I highly recommend it!


Make a Difference With One Click!

For every unique click to the Scott Naturals 4 Week Test Drive site, the company is donating $1 to the National Wildlife Federation up to $25,000!

Click, click, click!

Scott Test Drive

Between now and September 30th, you can also pledge to take a 4 Week Test Drive of Scott Naturals, the world’s first line of hybrid paper products, combining the green benefits of recycled material with the quality we all insist upon.

And….you can enter to win a Ford Fusion hybrid car!

Hybrid Fusion
Ford Fusion Hybrid


Win It! One lucky reader will win a Scott Naturals Kit (bath tissue, paper towel, flushable moist wipes, napkins)

Scott Naturals giveaway

Giveaway Rules

Mandatory Entry: Tell me what kind of birds are frequent visitors to your backyard. Do you have a favorite?

Optional Extra Entries (After you’ve done the mandatory entry, you may do as many of these extra entries as you would like, but leave a separate comment for each entry.)

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    Take a green step! Enter to #win a #ScottNaturals prize pack and take the #ScottTestDrive 4 week challenge! #giveaway

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You have until 11:59 pm EST on April 24, 2011 to enter. One lucky winner will be randomly selected. I will email the winner and they will have 48 hours to respond to the notification email, or a new winner will be chosen. Entering this giveaway means you are in agreement with this blog’s Terms of Use policy. Open to US residents. Good luck!

I received compensation from Scott Naturals and The Motherhood for this post. All opinions are my own.

WINNER: #12 Katherine


  1. Chris says

    Sparrows, blue jays and mountain chickadees, finches

    I like the sparrows since they sing so sweetly

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