UPDATED: This contest is now closed.
Whether it’s your pet, children, a favorite cookie recipe or a destination, all things treasured deserve to be celebrated.
And those objects of our affection is what Valentine's Day is all about.
Enter Michigan Patch's 2013 "Object of My Affection" Contest.
Here's what you need to do for a chance to win:
- Upload a photo by clicking on the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above. (you must be a registered user to upload)
- Tell us in the caption why it's the object of your affection.
We'll enter you into a random drawing to win the grand prize, which is an overnight stay at the Royal Park Hotel - just named this week as the No. 2 hotel in Michigan by U.S. News & World Report - or a runner-up prize of microderm abrasion at a Northville dermatology center.
Royal Park Hotel stay: A random winner will win an overnight stay in an Executive King Room. Besides the overnight stay, the Royal Park package will include a choice of a shaken, not stirred, Valentine Vodka Martini made in your room and a Valentine Vodka shaker for each guest to take home. Or a bottle of Pink Moscato with chocolate dipped strawberries.
Even if you don't win the prize, this Valentine's Day package, valued at $199, is available to any hotel guest throughout the month. For more info about the hotel, check out their listing in our directory.
Microderm abrasion treatments: As you prepare for a special Valentine's Day evening, you have a chance to win a runner-up prize of two microdermabrasion treatments ($160 value) from Northville's newest business, Abassi Dermatololgy.
There will be one winner for each prize. The contest will be closed at noon on Feb. 14. and winners will be notified via email.
Please click here for 2013 giveaway rules.
If you are unsure how to add a photo, here are some basic rules. But be sure to come back and to add your photo to the gallery on this contest page.