Updated: December 25, 2013 6pm AT

A monumentally merry THANK YOU to everyone who played our 3rd Annual COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS Contest!

One of our most popular contests of the year and with great reason - THE GIFTS!!! Thanks to our long and wonderful list of partners in presents - be sure to click on the daily prizes boxes below to see features on our various artists and suppliers of super loot!   In doing so you will also see the names of our 24 daily qualifiers.  Folks from all across Canada got in on the winning and we LOVE it!!!

Now, as promised on Christmas day we would do a random draw from that group of 24 lucky folks - and we have done just that.

We are now pleased to announce the winner of all 24 gifts is in our 2014 COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS....

countdown-to-christmas-grand-prize-winnerMoira O'Regan-Hogan stjohns nl

Thanks again to everyone who entered and stay tuned for more great giveaways here on Sea and be Scene! SABS


Updated: December 25, 2014 Midnight AT

MERRY CHRISTMAS from Canada's East Coast - it's midnight AT and this contest is officially closed - thanks to ALL who played. We'll be posting our daily winner for December 24th by 10am Christmas morning and our GRAND PRIZE by 6pm AT Christmas evening

Stay tuned...


Originally Posted: December 1, 2014

The only thing we love as much as Christmas is FREE STUFF!!!

So as we have for the last 2 Decembers - it is with great festive joy that we bring you the contest that combines them both - our annual COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS Contest!

how it worksHere's how it works....

Each day you'll have a chance to win a great gift from Canada's East Coast...could be music, books, artwork... you name it.

You'll have until midnight each day to enter - as each daily contest will close at midnight Atlantic time.

We'll do a random draw from all correct entries received and declare our daily winner....posting it right here on this page.

Will do exactly that every day -  beginning  December 1, 2014 right through until December 24, 2014- until we have our 24 winners ...our 24 qualifiers.  YES - qualifiers! You see all of those lucky folks will then be entered into our Christmas Day GRAND PRIZE draw to win the entire lot of loot.  ALL 24 PRESENTS!!!


Here's our present for December 24, 2014

dec 24 Measha Brueggergosman CHRISTMAS

Now - All YOU need to do to be eligible to WIN this daily prize is just email us and tell specifically... WHAT IT IS.

How about that for seasonally simple?!

Along with the name of the daily present - your email MUST include your contact info/mailing information.  Be sure to put "Countdown to Christmas" in the subject line and email to [email protected]

You may enter this contest as many times as you would like - but only 1 (one) entry per email address will be eligible for that daily present.  ALSO You may only qualify once throughout the 24 days of this contest - so that we can ensure 24 individual daily present winners. Thank you for that consideration and good luck!

good luck

Here are the great gifts we've given away so far along with who scored them to qualify for the Grand Give Away on Christmas Day!

dec1 David Myles It's Christmas CD WINNER Jaqueline Gionet

Dec2 The Monster of Twenty Mile Pond by Bill Rowe winner  Linda Woolridge

dec3 the bologna cookbook winner Michelle Power StJohns

Dec 4 scrappy happiness Amanda Fazio milford, ns

dec5 Butterflies don't lie WINNER Jennifer Naugler NEW GLASGOW

dec6 A Newfoundland Adventure Melanie Rush Kitchener ON

dec7 Molly thomason Columbus Field CD WINNER Bob MacFarlane sUMMERSIDE PEI


dec9 The Good Doctor by Paul Butler

Dec 10 Mo Kenney IN MY DREAMS Bert Bertolo

Dec 11 A Maritime Christmas Treasury winner Sally Holland Fredericton, NB

dec 12 Where I Belong Alan Doyle Valerie Higgins Moncton, NB

dec 13 Courage at Sea Karen Moxsom Milford Station, NS

Dec 14 Atlantic Canada Map by Dan Quinton winner Lara Maynard

dec 15 Sisters of Avalon by RH Downs winner Alice Ketchum Barrie, ON

DEC 16 Any Mummers Lowed In  Tara Bucklaschuk  Winnipeg MB

Dec17 Almost Beautiful Gordie Sampson WINNER Doug Mickey New Westminster BC

Dec 18 the littlest christmas kettle Alex Tinius Calgary AB

dec 19 Mary Morrison's Cape Breton Christmas winner DEBBIE LITTLE Fort McMurray ab

Dec20All the Wrong Reasons DVD Winner Jeanette Jackson Scarborough ON

Dec 21 A blue puttee at war - Moira O'Regan-Hogan StJohns NL

Dec22 In the Company of Animals Winner Colleen Hiltz

Dec 23 I LOVE HIM artwork by Sheila Howell WINNER Jeanette Jobson flatrock NL

dec 24 Measha Brueggergosman CHRISTMAS John Crawley STcATHERINES ON


  1. sweet prizes

    Comment by Kelly Baker — December 5, 2014 @ 8:22 am

  2. Do you have to live in Canada to be eligible?

    Comment by Sharon S — December 10, 2014 @ 8:45 am

  3. Anyone in the world is eligible for this contest! Good luck and Merry Christmas!!!

    Comment by sbeaumont — December 10, 2014 @ 10:47 am

  4. It's the most wonderful time of the year...Merry Christmas Stephanie!

    Comment by Charlotte Flewelling — December 12, 2014 @ 12:41 pm

  5. Merry Christmas.Hope I win something .MKB

    Comment by marilyn keats brown — December 17, 2014 @ 5:01 pm


    Comment by P.VARSHNI — December 17, 2014 @ 9:54 pm

  7. Merry Christmas to you and your side kick.God Bless.

    Comment by Cathy Donnelly — December 21, 2014 @ 7:46 pm

  8. Joy to the World and God Bless.

    Comment by Cathy Donnelly — December 23, 2014 @ 12:16 am

  9. How wonderful! Thank you. Merry Christmas.

    Comment by Jeanette Jobson — December 25, 2014 @ 7:10 am

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