By Katie Moosbrugger

It’s that time of the year again! Thanks to the generosity of 10 Triad businesses, the TMoM team is excited to offer a prize of $1,000 in gift cards to one very lucky TMoM reader. Once again, we hand-picked local businesses that we know offer something every mom would love to receive. Each of these participating businesses is offering a minimum of a $100 gift card to one lucky reader.

To enter, simply take our short annual survey at the bottom of this post and you’ll be signed up. We will announce the winner on December 23 and the gift cards will be delivered to the winner after the New Year. Good luck, and MANY THANKS to all the businesses participating this year! Find out more about these local businesses below…

Mellie & Emilia

Locally owned and operated, Mellie & Emilia offers well known and new contemporary lines to Winston and surrounding areas. Mellie & Emilia has got you covered from everyday denim and tees to date night attire. It’s the place to shop this holiday season! The winner will receive a $100 gift card.


Pigtails & Crewcuts

Pigtails & Crewcuts salons were created by parents for kids, and offer an enjoyable, stress-free haircutting experience for the whole family. In addition to hair services and their own custom line of kid-centric hair products, they have a private party room and can customize the celebration of your dreams. The winner will receive a $100 gift card.


Ghassan’s Fresh Mediterranean Eats

Ghassan’s Fresh Mediterranean Eats is a fast-casual locally owned and family operated Mediterranean restaurant in Greensboro. Ghassan’s Restaurant has been a local staple for almost 40 years and has become a historic landmark in the city. In 2018, they launched an updated menu including rice bowls, chicken shawarma, beef kafta, and a new falafel recipe. They also continue to serve their famous steak and cheese sub, chicken kabobs, homemade hummus, and tabouli. The winner will receive a $100 gift card.


Heather McGinnis Photography

Heather McGinnis Photography is the Triad’s most trusted Newborn & Family Photographer. Voted Greensboro’s Favorite Photographer annually since 2013 by local moms & families in the Triad Moms on Main Annual Choice Awards, Heather’s style is genuine, joyful, & tender and her Baby-Whispering skills are second to none. The winner of the Triad Moms on Main Holiday Give-Away will receive a $100 gift card good toward any 2018 standard session, some restrictions do apply.


Triad Stage

Triad Stage is a nationally recognized, locally produced professional theater. Catch White Lightning, a fast-paced Southern story of adventure and romance; see a towering classic about justice and community in August Wilson’sTwo Trains Running; or enjoy Man of La Mancha, a grand musical! The winner will receive a gift card for four tickets to any remaining Triad Stage show of the 2018-2019 season.



HangUps is a family-owned business, located in the Palladium Shopping Center in High Point. HangUps has been serving the Triad for more than 35 years, offering a personal, service-oriented shopping experience, price points for every budget, and a constantly evolving and exciting product assortment, uniquely displayed in a homey and cheerful setting. HangUps offers stylish boutique clothing, jewelry and accessories, and gift-giving and decorating ideas, displayed in many eclectic vignettes located throughout the store. The winner will receive a $100 gift card.


The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina

The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina has a passion for serving people of all ages, races and religions. At the Y, they make a difference by focusing on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. They invest in our kids, our health, and our neighbors – working to strengthen communities. In addition, its facilities offer specific programs, classes and services to members that can vary from branch to branch. The winner will receive a $100 gift card good for membership, classes or programs at any branch.



Swoozie’s is your one stop shop for the Holidays. Find a the perfect present for everyone on your list, personalize hundreds of gifts in the store – while you shop – and, don’t forget, Swoozie’s wraps all your gifts for FREE! Swoozie’s is giving away a $100 gift card to use at Swoozie’s Greensboro this holiday season! Make sure you are following @swooziesgso and @soswoozies on Instagram and Facebook.


Yamato Japanese Restaurant

Locally owned and operated Yamato’s, offers hibachi style chicken, steak, seafood and fresh sushi. For friendly service, quality food, and unbeatable prices visit them  in High Point, close to Palladium Shopping Center. Open for Lunch: Mon-Fri. 11-2:30 pm; Dinner: Mon-Fri. 5-10pm; Saturday 12:00-10:30 pm and Sunday 12:00-9:00 pm. The winner will receive a $100 gift card.


Polliwogs Children’s Boutique

For almost 14 years, Polliwogs Children’s Boutique has given Greensboro moms the best in children’s clothing and gifts. Featuring brands such as The Proper Peony, Beaufort Bonnet, Florence Eiseman and Tea Collection for infants through teens, as well as a large selection of shoes. Polliwogs will exceed all of your expectations with their selection of baby shower gifts, birthday gifts, toys and accessories. In the New Year, shop their beautiful new space still located in convenient Irving Park Plaza. The winner will receive a $100 gift card.

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