Giveaway: A new refrigerator from Metro!

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Note from the mamas: Congratulations to Tricia Griffith, winner of the fantastic fridge from Metro Appliances!

This giveaway is giving us chills — and we’re betting you’re feeling a little tingly inside, too, about the prospect of winning a BRAND NEW, fully loaded French door refrigerator from Metro Appliances and More!

Can we give Metro a big round of applause for providing yet another amazing appliance to give away here on nwaMotherlode just in time for Thanksgiving? Metro loves moms, that much is clear!

And because of Metro’s generosity, one lucky Northwest Arkansas mother will win this beauty  — a 27 cubic foot Frigidaire Gallery refrigerator valued at more than $2,500 — and it will be delivered to her house just in time for the holidays.

Just feast your eyes on the new fridge that could be living in your house soon (our giveaways are always chosen at random, so anymama can win!):

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CLICK HERE to see product videos and to read more about the refrigerator, which includes these awesome specs:

  • Adjustable storage (there are over 100 ways to organize and customize this fridge’s interior)
  • Smudge-proof stainless steel finish
  • Quiet design: Sound reduction package
  • PureSource Ultra ice and water filtration
  • Option for a second ice maker
  • SpillSafe shelves

So, who wants to win this fridge?!

Even if you just bought a new fridge and you love it, you should still throw your name in the drawing because if you win this one you can gift it to your favorite non-profit — or a family that really needs one. Wouldn’t that be awesome?

HOW TO ENTER: If you’d love to win this beautiful Metro refrigerator, just click on the words “post a comment” below and tell us what you’re grateful for this year — olafand the first thing you’d put in your new fridge! You can also enter the giveaway via email by sending your answer to giveaways@nwaMotherlode.com.

HOW TO INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING: We’ve got a few different ways you can score extra entries for this giveaway. (If you like, you can do all of them for even more extra chances.) 1. Email your friends/family and let them know about the giveaway. Be sure to put giveaways@nwaMotherlode.com on the CC line of your email and we will give you an extra chance to win for every person you send the email to. 2. You can also earn extra chances to win by commenting on our Facebook page, following us on Twitter or following us on Pinterest. If you do any of those, just mention it in your comment or email so we can give you proper credit. 3. Sign up to receive the free email newsletter we send once a week. It’s a round-up of our best articles plus the link to our latest giveaway. If you sign up, you’ll also receive an expanded, printable Kids Eat Free list. Click here to sign up for the newsletter.

For yet another chance to win, come visit the fridge in person at this weekend’s NWA Boutique Show! We’ll have this fridge at the nwaMotherlode booth at the show, so stop by and say hello. While you’re there you can toss your name and email address into the refrigerator’s crisper drawer! All those names will also be entered into the online drawing.

Plus: Olaf from the movie Frozen will be standing by the fridge to pose in pics with you!

Before we go, we want to share a few comments that Northwest Arkansas moms have written about Metro in past appliance giveaways. Metro is highly respected by local moms:

Amy: “We’ve gotten most of our appliances from Metro, and they provide some of the most excellent ongoing service I’ve ever experienced. They’re a great company!”

Claire: “Metro has been the only place we have purchased appliances over the last 10 years. The customer service is excellent.”

metro appliances and more smallSara: “I’ve bought several appliances at Metro, and I love their great customer service and good prices!”

Becky: “What I love best about Metro is the fact that they know what they are talking about, customer service is great.”

Lisa: “I just love shopping at Metro Appliances because of the wonderful selection and the great attention that you get from the staff. Some places that you go in shopping for appliances the staff will really overwhelm you, but not at Metro. They were there to answer all my questions and help me as I needed it but they also gave me my space to look around too.”

Amber: “I love Metro..it is the best place to buy appliances and they have the best prices too!”

Page: “Metro has the best selection of appliances in the area. Their staff know what customer service is all about. I used to compare prices at several retailers, but they just can’t be beat. Now we just start and end at Metro.”

Thank you, Metro, for sponsoring this giveaway! Mamas, good luck. We’ll announce the winner the week before Thanksgiving!

277 Comments

  1. I am grateful for everything in my life including difficult opportunities that allow me to learn and grow.

  2. I am grateful for healthy, smart, and kind children. I would put the Thanksgiving turkey in the new fridge. Our current fridge is so small that I have to take the drawers out to get all of the Thanksgiving food in there.

  3. I am grateful for my great famly that have helped us so much in the last few months with our big move. The first thing I would put in the refrigerator would probably be multiple gallons of milk since our current fridge only has room for one and with three kiddos we go through it fast!

  4. I am grateful for a good job that is allowing me to provide well for my children. The first thing to go in a new fridge would be milk. I have a one year that drinks a lot of milk 🙂

  5. I am grateful for my wonderful family. The first thing that I would put in would be milk. My two boys drink a lot.

  6. I am so grateful that my family lives close by and we get to spend time together!
    The first thing in my freg- snacks for the grand kids !!
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  7. I am grateful that my dad is getting better each day! The first thing I would put in the refrigerator would probably be multiple gallons of milk since family goes through a lot of milk!

  8. I am so Thankful I live in a country where we have the freedom to go to any church we feel led to. Thankful for all our freedoms. Thankful for my loving hubby of 31 years and all the great grand kids we have been blessed with.

    The first thing I would put in the fridge would probably be cheese, I love cheese

  9. I am so grateful to be able to be a stay at home mom! I would definitely use this fridge for lots of healthy snacks for my kiddos 🙂

  10. My family – including a new arrival in August 😉

    1st thing in the new fridge? Ice cream for the freezer — my kids would love the treat!

  11. I am thankful for a loving family, health, new additions, friends and a polite son!

    Every fridge needs the staples: butter, jelly, ketchup and mustard.

  12. I am grateful for my health and my perfect little family! The first thing I would put in my fridge would be everything from my old fridge … and I’d be so happy with all the room I had left over!

  13. I’m thankful for a healthy family!!!! I’d love to put yummy leftovers from the holidays in this gorgeous fridge

  14. I am grateful for my family and my family’s health, Providence Academy, and the grace of God.

    The first things I would put in the fridge would be my ice tea, milk, bacon, and eggs!

  15. I am grateful for family and friends who are like family! The first thing I would put in my new fridge is a chocolate fudge mocha torte cake to celebrate!

  16. I am grateful for how close my family is. Not just geographically (my parents and grandmother live two blocks away), but also how we just enjoy being around one another. I love the holidays for this reason. It is a time when we get to do what we love- be together! Milk would be the first thing to go into the fridge followed closely by a can of diet Coke.

    I follow you on Pinterest, commented on FB, and get the newsletter.

  17. I would love to give this to my son and daughter-in-law & their family — theirs is about 20-plus years old. Growing families need lots of space in their fridge!

  18. I am greatful for my family and their help with out children when both my husband and me are working. Praying we can get this refrigerator it would be a blessing.

  19. I am grateful for my family and friends. I don’t know what I would do without them! The first thing I would put in the new refrigerator would be milk! Growing boys and a husband that likes his chocolate milk!
    Facebook and Pintrest follower!

  20. I am thankful for my husband and four kids. The first thing I would put into this fridge would be all of their lunch making supplies.

  21. I am truly grateful for this year. My father went through successful surgery to remove cancer AND we had an adorable baby boy!
    This refrigerator would be such a blessing!

  22. I am extremly grateful for my wonderful husband. He is so dedicated to taking care of our two little boys. He loves to cut their nails and get them dressed every morning! The frist thing I would put in the fridge would be a large bowl of his favorite soup from his native country of Colombia.

  23. I am grateful for my family! I have two daughters who are my world. They put a smile on my face every single day! And my husband who works his hardest every single day to help provide for us! I couldn’t ask for more!
    Milk would be the first thing I would put in the fridge as well as my biggest vice…..ice cream!! : )

  24. I am grateful for my loving, patient Heavenly Father, because with out the Lord Jesus Christ I would not have made it this far.

    The first thing I would put in my new fridge is my steamables!

  25. I am thankful for so much, but most of all for being able to purchase a home after 10yrs of renting, for my husband and I both to be working, for my family and friends both near and far and my son coming home for Thanksgiving, most of all for this country I was born in and all of the freedoms we have here that I try not to take for granted. First thing in the fridge would be food for friends coming to visit this season

  26. I’m grateful for a wonderful family and friends to entertain over the holidays! The first thing I would put in my fridge is a homemade pecan pie!

  27. I am grateful for my husband and children. They are my everything!
    I would put all of the food from my old fridge in this new one if I won! 😉

  28. I am thankful that I have wonderful friends and family and the support they have given me when I lost my job of 13 years a month ago. I don’t know what I would do without their love & support!
    Milk would probably be one of the first items I put in my fridge, along with lunch goodies for my kids. 🙂

  29. I am grateful for my family!

    First thing I would put in my fridge is probably milk….we go through a lot of it in my house!

  30. I am so thankful for many things! Life, Family, Jesus and Friends. This summer our refrigerator went out and I am thankful we had a second refrigerator in the garage, which we have been using ever since! I would love a brand new French Door Refrigerator from Metro! I would put my Thanksgiving turkey in it right away. Thanks!

  31. I am grateful for a happy and healthy family. I would stock a new fridge with lots of healthy treets to help curb the pre-holiday overindulgence temptations.

  32. I am thankful that my family is healthy and happy. The first thing I would put in the fridge would probably be fruit for my 22 month old and milk for my 13 year old.

  33. I’m so thankful for my family. We added a new addition in August which brought our kid total to 2 boys and 2 girls. Also thankful for the time we’ve gotten to spend with my husband this year. The first thing we will put in our fridge is a celebratory dinner!

    I also commented on the FB page. 🙂

  34. I am a single mom and have started school this semister. I am very thankful for my life God is good!
    The first thing in my new fridge would be a fruit and veggie tray!

  35. I’m grateful for so many things, but definitely family! The first thing I would put in my new fridge would be lots of milk for my 3 beautiful kiddos!

  36. I’m thankful that my LO has his health, and am more thankful with everyday that goes by. To this end, the first things in the fridge would be OhBaby drops in the freezer and coconut milk in the fridge.

  37. I am thankful for my relationship with God and his unconditional love for me, how He is always there no matter what…especially in tough times. Probably the first thing in my new refrigerator would be the things from my old one. 🙂

  38. This year I am so thankful for family and good friends…the kind that really know you and really love you, flaws and all.

    The first thing I would put in my new fridge is a gallon of milk. We go through a lot of milk in a week at our house!

  39. I’m thankful for my husband, I’d fill it with SAMs choice frozen yogurt!!! I’m following on twitter (@channynn).

  40. I am thankful this year for my families health . My daughter had breast cancer and has completed all of her surgeries and is well on the way to mending. It has caused all of us to stop and not take anything for granted.
    So the first thing that will go in my new fridge is a meal to share with my children and grandchildren.

  41. I am thankful for my family, health, church, friends and my job! The first thing I will put in my fridge is milk 🙂

  42. I am thankful for my health and my family’s health…. which I have learned is a true blessing lately. I know I will probably stock the fridge with kids’ snacks and drinks but probably lots of holiday goodies for my family.

  43. I am grateful for my 2 healthy kiddos. They are such blessings to me (and a lot of hard work :)) The first things I would put in my fridge would be the Turkey for Thanksgiving. We usually celebrate with my in-laws, but I have always been the one who cooked the bird. 🙂

  44. I am thankful for health, my son, friends and the great staff that I work with at my school. I am amazed that teachers give so much of themselves to help our students and our staff. They are always ‘ON’ and willing. I am blessed.

  45. I am so thankful for all of the many blessings that God has given to me. I am thankful for my wonderful husband who works so hard to provide for his family, making it possible for me to be a home school mom to our children.
    The first thing that I would put into this new refrigerator would be everything I need for a big thanksgiving dinner with my loved ones.

  46. Grateful for my family and for the ability to stock up on some freezer meals – which are the first things I would put in this new fridge!

  47. I am thankful for life and health as I celebrate 4 years as a cancer survivor! The first things I would put in this fridge would be all kinds of lean protein, fruits and veggies to keep my family healthy!

  48. I’m grateful for a healthy family.
    The 1st thing I would put in my new fridge would be milk so my girls can continue to grow big and strong (although I really want them to stay little forever).

  49. It would take up too much space to tell you everything I’m truly grateful for, but the extra hour of sleep this weekend is right at the top! The first thing in the new fridge would likely be all the freezer things I have trouble fitting into my side by side – pizzas, a big turkey or ham and a gallon bucket of ice cream.

  50. I am thankful for my husband and two boys. God has been more than gracious to our family this year! The first thing I will be putting in my new fridge is ice cream for the 3 crazy boys in my life.

  51. Working in the medical field, I am grateful for my families health! And from the view point of my almost 2 year old….the first thing we will put in our new fridge is milk-milk!

  52. Thankful for so much: a good God, devoted and selfless husband, my six beautiful babies, and incredible community. I’m a rich woman in the things that really matter most.

    First thing I would stock the fridge with would be several gallons of milk, because it’s a mini crisis if we run out.

    Thanks, NWAMotherlode!

  53. I am grateful for friends and family and for the provision God has granted me.

    We have a large family and so a bigger fridge would be ideal and I would probably put the 6 + gallons of milk we go through a week in there first:)

  54. I am so grateful for family and friends. I am also grateful for healthy living. The first thing that goes into my new Frigidaire will be milk and wine to celebrate!

  55. I am thankful for my family! I know that’s kind of an easy answer; used a lot… But we are a blended family and had several years of uncertainty about whether we would make it or not! God has done an amazing work in our family, and in our lives as individuals (all 7 kids!!) and in my husband and I, as a couple!! I marvel at the bonds and love in my family today, 17 years later, and am truly thankful!!
    And I looove that fridge!!!! 😉

  56. I am thankful for my parents still be healthy and active at age 76 and 81! And my wonderful husband and daughter! God is faithful! The first thing I would put in my new fridge is Pink Lemonade! My daughter loves it.

  57. I am very appreciate and thankful for my wonderful family who have supported me through many difficult times. My friends who are always there for me, my job which I love and has provided me with so much! I am so blessed and thankful have the amazing opportunity to be building at house that will be complete just after thanksgiving and this would be a wonderful and welcome addition! Due to medical circumstances I can’t reach top freezers so this would be perfect for me and my new home!

  58. God has richly blessed me with a wonderful husband, three beautiful children and a great job to provide for them.
    I am following you on Pinterest and Twitter.

  59. I’m thankful for family, freedom and my faith in a Big and Wonderful God!
    I would put all the things that my old run down fridge will not hold!

  60. I am thankful everyday for all the wonderful people in my life (personal and professional). I would love to win this refrigerator so I can donate it to the office. We would fill it full of lunches and snacks and actually have ice cubes!!

  61. I am most thankful for my family, that they are healthy and happy, and we are together another year for the holidays. First thing I would put in new refrigerator would be some yummy ice cream and maybe a bottle of Post Red Muscadine,

  62. I am so grateful for my family! We had a healthy baby boy this year! First thing in the fridge: milk, cheese, all the basics!

  63. I am thankful for more things than I have room to write. Thankful for my baby who is a senior in High School. She is fabulous…a beautiful girl, inside and out.

    After my husband passed away, God gave me a very caring man. Everyday for the last four weeks (since I had surgery) he has come to my home every morning to either take care of my while my daughter was at school, or when I was better, he drove me to work each day and then drove me home after work. I am so thankful for him.

    Thankful for my other children and two grandchildren.

    First think I would put in this mew refrigerator; leftovers from a nice home cooked meal. I love to cook and have not been able to for weeks!

  64. There are too many things to mention that I am grateful for. Today, it is my health. What a blessing it is to have good health (most of the time). A sore throat today has reminded me of how kind it is of God to give me a good healthy body.

    And I would stock my fridge with veggies. We never have enough room for all our veggies…

  65. I am thankful for my amazing husband and 2 wonderful kiddos! The first thing I would put in my new fridge would be Gatorade, my family’s drink of choice!

  66. I’m thankful for my family, friends, and love that they show me everyday. The first thing that would go in my new fridge would be a gallon of homemade sweet tea!!

  67. it would be a dream come true refrigerator! and probably a diet dr pepper would be the first item in it.

  68. I am grateful for my son and my amazing family! I am also greatful to have an amazing job and a journey into a new career as a plexus ambassador! : )

  69. I am grateful for my son and amazing family! I am grateful for a great job and a journey on a new career as a plexus ambassador. I would put some fresh fruit and veggies in it and milk and juice for my son first!

  70. I am so thankful for the health of myself and family! And of course I would load that fridge up with all of the yummy Thanksgiving leftovers! 🙂

  71. I am great for for my husband who works very hard to provide for our family as well as my three kids whom are all growing into great little humans and are healthy.

  72. So thankful for my beautiful family. And I would put as many bottled waters as could possibly fit in it.

  73. I am thankful for our new granddaughter being born this month!!i would put milk in first because it is needed to cream my beloved coffee!!

  74. I am thankful for the grace and mercy given to us each day and the ability to share that with others. First thing I would put in my new refrigerator – Thanksgiving dinner!

  75. I am thankful for my husband of almost 2 years. He came with 3 beautiful children and now I’m a full-time mom. It’s by far the best job I’ve ever had.

    We would put EVERYTHING in our new fridge! Our current one broke about a month ago and freezes on BOTH sides!

  76. I am thankful that I get to live in the same town and my son, daughter-in-law and my two wonderfully amazing granddaughters Raine and Ezmah! The first thing I would put in the new fridge would be sliced cheese that I use to give my dog Baby her medicine.

  77. I am SO thankful that my mom survived chemo and radiation treatments and that her most recent cancer scan was clear!! PTL!!

  78. I am thankful for my family and that they always try to support each other. The first thing I would put in it would probably be milk for my daughter! LOL

  79. I am thankful/grateful for many things, but as of late I am soo very thankful for my church youth leader. She has become one of my close friends and she has helped shape my children. She is a godsend.

  80. I am thankful to be healthy, happy, and loved by a wonderful man and a beautiful 2 year old daughter. life doesn’t get much better than that.

  81. After a crazy summer that included a hosptial stay and then surgery, I have to say I’m thankful for my health! Also so thankful for my precious 4 year old daughter and husband, who was my rock during the summer. And the first thing in the new fridge? A bottle of wine to celebrate! Haha! 🙂

  82. I am grateful for life, I recently lost my dad and it made me realize how precious life really is. The first thing I would put in a new fridge would be some sweet tea, because I always have some made!

  83. I’m thankful for my amazing family. I am so extremely blessed! The first thing I would put in the fridge would be coffee creamer….gotta have my morning cup of coffee!

  84. I am so very thankful we are able to send our daughter to a private Christian College for her freshman year. It is scary to send them away but thankful here they have stricter rules. The first thing I would put in my new fridge would be fresh vegetables!!!!!

  85. I am grateful that all my children are doing well in and enjoy school and are healthy and happy. If I win this bad-boy of a frig, I’ll stock it with Thanksgiving ingredients and school lunch fixings!

  86. I’m thankful for the beautiful family God has blessed me with through both biology and adoption and pray everyone will consider how they can get involved with helping foster kids in our community. The first thing I would put in the fridge would probably be milk to help our kiddos grow!

  87. I’m thankful for everything in my life. I would fill the freezer first with extra frozen items from our old frig!

  88. I am grateful for my family, pets and health! The fridge is awesome. I plan to stock it with my homemade sugar cookie dough and icing. I follow you on Pinterest, commented on your Facebook page and signed up for the newsletter. Thanks ladies!

  89. Our family is thankful for the fresh, healthy food we grow and are so lucky to be able to eat everyday. The first thing we would put in this refrigerator is food we harvest from the farm!

  90. I am grateful for my hardworking, handsome husband! The first thing I would put in this fridge is Milk! I don’t think my kids could live without their milk! 🙂

  91. I love nwaMotherlode.com Thank you for always keeping us informed on what’s going on in NWA that will help us raise our kids. Thank you for fun giveaways like these to benefit some deserving family in NWA! My family would love such a wonderful fridge to stock with all the food necessary to raise a house full of big boys!

    • Also, I fogot to mention that I am now following you on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest and also liked you on Facebook! I plan to share on my Facebook about all the wonderful insight and The Big Chill Giveaway! Also, I will let them all know to come visit you at the NWA Boutique Show 🙂

  92. I am most thankful for my family. Not only my wonderful husband and boys but also for the extras we get to love on throughout the year. God has truly blessed us!! The first thing that would go into this new fridge would have to be milk. Can’t raise a houseful of boys without milk!!

  93. I am so thankful for my two beautiful children. They are the light of my life. They are my world and I am thankful God chose me to be their mom. The first thing that I would put in this new fridge would have to be fresh fruit. We love fruit at our house.

  94. I’m very thankful that I have such a supportive family and husband as I’ve been getting back to work while raising a 2 and a half year old daughter. I would definitely be stocking this fridge with fresh veggies, juice, milk, eggs, and cheese!!

  95. I am thankful for a precious new life on the way around Thanksgiving! We’ll fill our fridge first with tons of fruit for my growing brood of boys 🙂

  96. I am thankful for my husband, my daughter, my parents, grandparents, and all the rest of my family.
    If we won this refrigerator, the first thing I would put in it would probably be milk. Can’t do without that! Gotta have milk every morning.

  97. I’m thankful for my family! I’d also be super duper thankful if I won this fridge… I need more space for all of the food my boys eat 🙂

    (I follow on Facebook- also commented on there-, twitter & Pinterest, and I signed up for your newsletter!).

  98. I’m thankful for my publisher, my job, and everyone in my life who inspires me– pretty much everyone I encounter. There’s definitely a thankfulness for the simple things as well.

    In my new fridge the first thing that would go in it is a box of baking soda. Gotta keep the fridge fresh. ;D

  99. I’m thankful for my wonderful friends, awesome family and my health!

    I would load the fridge with Thanksgiving leftovers!

  100. I am thankful that I will be having family come from California and Missouri to have Thanksgiving at my house with my husband. This will be the first Thanksgiving we will host at our home. A beautiful fridge is just what we need. Our old one is small and is from the 80s. So I would put my groceries for Thanksgiving in my new fridge if I win it!!!

  101. I am grateful for an amazing husband that is so hands on with our 3 kids and always helpful around the house. I know it’s rare. I would stock it with milk because my little guy cannot go without it.

  102. I am thankful for my 3 healthy, smart, beautiful children and thank my Father in Heaven for them everyday!
    The first thing I would put in my new fidge is my sister’s Chocolate Silk Pie for Thanksgiving!

  103. I am grateful for a healthy baby girl. The first thing I will put to the fridge would be ice cream so the whole family could celebrate.

  104. I am grateful for my family and the awesome community of friends I’ve made in the NWA area!! Couldn’t be more blessed!

    The first thing I’d put in the fridge is a big ‘ol bottle of WINE!! Gotta get it chillin’ to celebrate my winnings! 🙂

  105. I am thankful for my children and my husband. Even through the tough days of growing up God has sustained us and helped us grow closer to each other again.

    The first thing I would put in my new fridge would be Gatorade for my son who drinks it constantly after workouts!

  106. I’m thankful for my family and my job. The first thing in the new fridge is all the food from the old fridge! That second hand fridge is on its last legs with broken drawers, broken seals and irregular temperatures.

  107. I am so thankful for my friends who are moms. They help me through the journey of motherhood. without them, I think I would go crazy. The first thing I would put in my new refrigerator would be some sangria to share with those mommas who have been such a blessing to me.

  108. I am thankful for the health of myself and my family. The first thing I would put in the new fridge would be WINE!! 🙂

  109. I am so thankful for GOOD FRIENDS! Days are busy, nights are bath and dinner and homework. I cherish the time I can spend with good friends :).

  110. I’m thankful for my job and the amazing group of people I work with. The first thing that would go in that fabulous fridge is MILK!!! (I have an 18-month-old haha)

  111. I am thankful to be able to put food in our fridge and that my family goes to bed with full bellies! The first thing We would put in our new fridge is a jar of pickles – my family’s favorite snack!

  112. I’m grateful for a healthy family. I would put fresh groceries for the holiday season in a new fridge!

  113. This year, I am especially thankful for my first teaching job! My special education classroom has been nothing but exciting thus far and while it wouldn’t be placed inside of the fridge, the picture magnet of my class and I competing at the Special Olympics will adorn the outside with smiles:)

  114. I commented and liked on Facebook, following on twitter, following on pinterest and signed up for the newsletter!

    I am thankful for my family even though they drive me nuts sometimes! I wanna put some ice cream in that new fridge!

  115. I am thankful for healthy, energetic two year old twins. I would put milk and fresh produce in new fridge.

  116. I am thankful for my family, friends, pets and my caring little girl. I would put a homemade pumpkin cheesecake in this much-needed new fridge (our current fridge is 20+ years old!).

  117. I’m so thankful for my family and for the great friends I have been able to make in nwa! I’m grateful for this wonderful time of year! Yeah for the holidays!!!
    First thing I would put in the fridge is all my wonderful produce from bountiful baskets!!! 🙂

  118. I am thankful to be able to live in beautiful NW Arkansas! I think a batch of cookie dough would go in the fridge first.

  119. I have been feeling thankful for healthy, happy kids who can play soccer and ride bikes and just be kids. And the first thing to go in my new fridge would probably have to be a nice, cold beer to celebrate winning a new fridge!

  120. I think back on 2014 and I’m thankful for the new friends, loved ones and new experiences that I had, both in business and my Art, and in life. I hope every year can bring this much joy.

  121. I am thankful for my family – I think milk would go in first – needs lots to go along with all those Christmas cookies we bake. 🙂

  122. I’m thankful that I have two of the most kindhearted, loving, genuine, hard working daughters in the world. Everyday being their mother is a blessing. If I won the refrigerator, I’d fill it with all the suppkies needed for my holiday baking and treat making.

  123. I’m thankful for the hard times we had this year. They help us remember just how blessed we are. Not sure what I would put in the fridge first. A treat that everyone would enjoy!

  124. I am grateful that God has blessed me with an amazazing daughter, and wonderful family and friends. First thing I’d put in the fridge is bottled water!

  125. I am grateful for my Savior who died for me. The first thing I would put in is a big ole batch of tamales for Christmas.

  126. I am grateful for my children that are selfless. They acknowledge difficult times for me and stand by my side. I am thankful for the scarifics they all make. My son blessed me with a granddaughter this year. he got deployed when she was 2 months old. I am grateful for his dedication to what he does. He loves his job. He checks in regularly to make sure I am ok. My 2 girls in college cheer for their universities yet they make time to work so they do not have to ask me for a lot of money. I am thankful God had his hand in how they all turned out.

  127. I am thankful for so much but especially such sweet family and friends. When I when this beautiful refridgerator, I will be loading it up with Thanksgiving goodies.
    I also am now following nwamotherlode on Twitter and on Pinterest!

  128. Grateful for God who still controls this world, and would have to put cheese in that fridge, my daughter’s favorite food.

  129. I’m thankful for the health and happiness of my family. And we’d stock a new fridge with plenty of pies for the holidays!

  130. I’m grateful for the gift of special needs adoption. It has changed the life of our family tremendously! The first thing we would put in our new fridge is fruit!

  131. I am Thankful for a family that loves each other and 3 daughters who look out for one another. Family is everything to me. I would put juice, water and veggies for my girls in it. My freezer works half the time extra cold and the other half not much at all. Really need a new one.

  132. I am grateful for a wonderful husband and our first child on the way in December. We would stock the new fridge with a lot of frozen dinners to have on hand after Layna comes.

  133. I am grateful for so many things my family , friends and church family . Without these people I feel life would be so alone. I feel for those who do not have that esp. this time of year!

  134. I am grateful for do-overs! In this life, we all make mistakes, especially me! I am so thankful for everyday I get to be a better mother, help make my community a better place, and most importantly, for the freedom to love and praise my God in Heaven openly and without fear.

    I have never owned my very own fridge, so I think the first thing that would be put into it would be some kind of cleaner! I would spray it down and take care of it so it would last a very long time! 🙂

    Thank you for the opportunity!

  135. I’m grateful for so many things. One of the big ones is my health! What a difference a year can make! The first thing I would put in my fridge is milk. We can’t ever keep enough around for our growing boys!

  136. I am grateful for my healthy children one of whom is a marching band razorback this year and I am so proud of both of them. My fridge is 22 years old from when we had Montgomery Wards in Fayetteville. It is starting to make a loud noise when it cycles off. YIKES! I would put in a nice big pumpkin cheesecake for Thanksgiving!!

  137. I’m grateful for supportive family and friends and the blessing of jobs that allow my family to live comfortably.

  138. I’m grateful for my Family and Friends. The first thing I would put into my new fridge would not be water or ice since I would have a water & ice dispenser but after that veggies.

  139. I am thankful for Jesus blood, without it, my family, my kids, and I would be lost with no power and way to true life!
    First thing I’d put in that fridge is Ranch. My kids practically drink it. 🙂

  140. I am grateful for the health and happiness of my friends and family. I would put lots of fruit in my new refrigerator. Yumm!

  141. I’m grateful for beautiful children and supportive in-laws, and although not exciting, like so many others I would start with milk in the fridge.

  142. I am thankful for my family and God giving me every waking moment on this earth to enjoy every minute with the ones I love. This year has taught me so much about what life is truly about. The first thing I would put in the fridge would be milk because we go through a lot of milk.

  143. I’m beyond grateful for so many things….from the health of my children to the amazing childhood my parents provided me. This very second, I am grateful my husband took my boys to the end of season football party so I can have a night to my self. Or an hour.

  144. I’m so thankful for my mother (god rest her soul), because of her I have a beautiful home that is paid off, and newly remodeled that me, my beautiful son, and husband live in (that I’m so thankful for as well!) I would be nothing without her generosity and hard work!! I think of her every day, and I’m so thank ful that I got to spend the 36years with her that I did. I LOVE YOU MOM!!!

  145. I am thankful for God, my husband, my family,and friends. The first thing I would put into a new fridge is a big turkey, followed by the rest of the food I would need to have a Thanksgiving celebration with my family!

  146. I have way too much to be thankful for. But mostly I am thankful for my God, and my family. My whole family will be together for Christmas this year at my house and I’m so excited!

  147. I am thankful for healthy safe children. It’s been a rough few years so I am thankful for a roof over our heads and a good city to live in. The Lord continually shows his love for us especially in the hard times. Our fridge is dying so this would be so awesome.

  148. I am thankful for my family. I would put about three gallons of milk in my new fridge – my husband and daughter go through about 3 gallons a week!

  149. I am grateful for my health and the health of my family! And, I would put a bunch of fruit and diet cokes in my new fridge 🙂 I am craving those during this pregnancy!

  150. I am thankful for such a wonderful husband, who is always right by my side supporting me in all my ventures. He is a great partner and husband as well as a wornderful dad to our son!

  151. I am thankful to buying a home for my kiddos!! And of course I need a new fridge to put in this home! I would fill it full of fresh veggies and meat and of course there would have to be some Eggos in the freezer! This is an amazing giveaway!

  152. I am thankful to be cancerfree this holiday season! I will be stuffing this fridge full of leftovers after a house full of family!! thanks mamas!

  153. I am thankful for my husband, my kiddos, my family and friends. Would love to win this refrigerator so we can have more space, and we would be a lot more organized. This is a fantastic giveaway. So excited for the event!

  154. I am grateful for my family, friends & church. I am so grateful for the many blessings our lives.
    My first item to put in a new fridge wonld probably be a cake or pie to celebrate (we would really love a new fridge)!

  155. I am following on Twitter and Facebook. I am grateful for my husband, my family, and the freedom to worship Jesus in my country!

  156. I am so very grateful for my family, and my first item I would put in this beautiful new fridge would be a big turkey to cook for the holidays! 😉

  157. I’m grateful for a wonderful husband who works so hard to provide for his family, allowing me to stay home with our one year old little girl. Winning this refrigerator would be such a blessing! The first thing I would put in it is milk for our little one to drink. 🙂

  158. I am thankful for my healthy kids, my job, and my husband and I being in good health as well.
    The first thing I would put in my awesome new fridge would probably be…..milk or juice. How boring lol!

  159. I am thankful for my amazing, healthy, family of five children and my high school sweetheart. I am also thankful for my fabulous mother-in-law who just won her battle with breast cancer and I can’t wait to fill the fridge with all of her Thanksgiving goodies!

  160. The things I am most grateful for this year is the opportunity to have bought a new house with my hubby. Our family expanded last year with our son, and to provide him more space to grow in the new home is a giant blessing!

    What I would put into the fridge first would probably be a nice bottle of champagne for me and my husband to celebrate our new house with! and a jug of milk so my son can have something to celebrate with as well!

  161. I am grateful for so many things, my family, my friends, my country, my home, heat in the winter, air conditioning in the summer, food, God, the beautiful world he has created, light, changes of seasons, crisp air, fall smells, and the list goes on. Probably the first thing in the fridge would be milk, since we go through a lot of it.

  162. I am thankful for my husband who always takes care of me. I’d put salsa in it first in my new home! 🙂

  163. Thankful for my husband for providing me with a home, children and 9 grandkids! I love my family dearly! I have 5 boys and 4 girls. I have bought a washer and dryer from Metro! Would love a bigger refrigerator so I can keep more food in it for my family! I love to cook at the holidays or anytime they come over. I would put frozen pizzas and ice cream in my fridge first!

  164. I am so grateful for the amazing church family that God has allowed me and my husband to be a part of. The first thing I would put in this fridge is milk, 5 people drink a LOT of milk. 🙂

  165. I am grateful for all the wonderful kiddosI get to spend time with every day at school. Making a lasting impact brightens my day 🙂

  166. I am very grateful for my family. We have lived apart for 4 years traveling back and forth over 1300 miles by car to spend as much time together as possible as often as possible. This November the 5 of us are finally under the same roof and in the same state. Good bye commuting.. Hello crazy family time. The first thing I would put in my fridge is chocolate covered strawberries. Yum Yum

  167. I am grateful for my family, especially my husband and my two little boys. The first thing I’d put in the fridge would be my kiddos drink of choice, milk.

  168. I am most thankful for my healthy babies and husband. The first thing I would put in the refrigerator would be snacks and drinks for my kiddos!
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  169. I am so grateful for my family! I am extremely blessed! My parents, sisters , husband and 4 boys are the best! A big jug of tea is the 1st thing I would put in this fridge!

  170. I’m thankful for my amazing husband – we’re about to celebrate 10 years of marriage! I’d put chocolate milk for my hubby in the fridge!

  171. I am thankful for Jesus and how He loves and blesses me. He has gifted me with a wonderful and supportive husband, two beautiful girls, niece & nephews, and a 93 year old energetic, healthy and lively Grandpa. I am thankful to Him for my friends and extended family who have provided much needed love and support in a year of loss. I am especially thankful for every day that I got to spend with my family who has gone on to be with Him. Every day with loved ones is a blessing to be treasured! Almond milk and Greek yogurt will be the first two ingredients in a new refrigerator at my house!

  172. I am thankful for the house I live in with my sweet little family. The first thing I would put in the fridge would be a bottle of wine to celebrate such an awesome contest win! Thank you Metro and nwa motherlode for the awesome giveaways.

  173. I am thankful for my family & for our health. The first thing I would put in this fridge would be the food from my old fridge. I follow on Pinterest, receive your e-mails, follow on Facebook & posted a comment on Facebook. Thanks for the chance to win!

  174. I am grateful for my grandchildren who make my heart smile. I am grateful for my kids including my son in law who I consider my kid too. I am so very proud of all of them. I am thankful for my job and home and Belle (my puppy dog). First thing I would put in my new refrigerator is ice cream. YUM! I appreciate the opportunity you have given me to enter the contest and win a new frig.

  175. I’m grateful for so many things but at the top of my list is my wonderful family and great friends. I’d probably put fresh fruits & veggies in the fridge first!

  176. I am so thankful for my family this year even more than ever. We had a small house fire this week and it really puts things into perspective. We are so thankful to be safe. We love Metro!!

    Also, I have to put my Diet Coke in first!! LOL!

  177. I am thankful for my family! We had to live apart for about 4 years and commute about 1300 mile as often as possible to see one another. This month the 5 of us are all under one roof for good. This fridge would be perfect! This one time I am going to think of myself and put chocolate covered strawberries in the fridge first thing.

  178. I’m so thankful for my extended family. After losing my dad this year, my family has made extra effort to get together just because. We are spread out from NWA to South Arkansas and Texas with many sprinkled in between. Although we can all make up excuses of not being available we have managed to get together multiple times this year. I love them so much!

    The first thing I would put in my new fridge from Metro appliances and More would be a gallon of milk for my 2 1/2 year old, Pearson!

  179. I’m grateful for my family friends and co-workers that have stood by me during some tough times this year.

  180. Thankful for more than I have space to write…much more. I am very thankful for children. God blessed me with three daughters. I am also thankful for the man I love. He is good and kind. He is an extra special blessing to me after my husband died two years ago.

    I would fill that refrigerator with lots of holiday goodies and donate my old refrigerator to a friend who doesn’t have one at all.

  181. I’m grateful for my family and my health. First thing I would put in the fridge would be milk for my 16 month old and ice tea for momma!

  182. I am so very thankful for my wonderful family! They keep me busy and going non-stop. I would use this wonderful fridge to stock it with healthy snacks and quick meals that we can eat on the run!

  183. I am grateful for family and health. The first thing I would put in my new fridge is my dark chocolate soy milk!

  184. I am so thankful for my wonderful kids and the great time we are getting to spend together this year. The first thing that would go in the fridge would probably be chocolate milk for my 4 year old!

  185. I’m thankful that my family moved to Arkansas recently and are adjusting well. The first thing I’d put in a new fridge is a big turkey for thanksgiving dinner!

  186. I’m thankful to get to invest my time and love intoy 2 precious young granddaughters and I would put some homemade baby food in my new fridge along with some freezer meals that my daughters-in-love and I could pull out to warm on busy days!!

  187. I am thankful for the opportunity to marry my best friend in twelve days right before Thanksgiving. Between the two of us we have the blessing of blending our five children. Wish us luck as we have so much to be thankful for this year!

  188. I am so thankful for my family. The first thing I would put in the fridge would be my peppermint mocha coffee creamer.

  189. I’m grateful for my family, our health, and a safe place to call home. First thing I would stock a new fridge with is one of my baby girl’s favorite snacks chobani champion yogurt tubes!!

  190. I am thankful for my family and friends this year!

    The first thing I would put in my new fridge is Starbucks frappuccino. My fridge is 15 years old. I would LOVE to WIN a new one!!!

  191. I’m thankful for my family! Even tho half of them have moved away we’ve stll Ben able to maintain the closeness we’ve always had.

  192. We love Metro! They have an incredible selection and their customer service is top notch! Thanks for this amazing giveaway!

  193. I am so thankful for the people in my life – kids, friends & family have shown how special they are this year more than any other. I am so lucky! I would be even luckier if I won that fridge (I do not have one) and I’m thinking baking soda would go first (lame, but honest!)

  194. I am thankful for my family, especially my husband who works so hard for us and our kids. He gives so much of himself for us and I am ever grateful for him!

    The first thing I would put in the new fridge would be enough food to feed my three always-hungry boys!

    Thank you!

  195. I’m grateful for my family and our new baby due next May! The first thing I’d probably put in a new fridge would be a gallon of milk.

  196. I am so thankful for my two crazy smart funny kiddos!

    Spinach would be the first item I would stick in the refrigerator!

  197. Our family discusses daily thanks with our “high and low of the day ” dinner conversations but my overall gratefulness for this year goes out to all of our new AR friends who have graciously accepted us into their lives and treated us like family. Without them I cant imagine how difficult this transition would have been. We lived in a local hotel for 6 months before we found our new house and a new fridge would be icing on the cake. Today marks our one year anniversary of AR living and we feel blessed everyday for finding such a welcoming place to call home. Your site has helped me navigate events in the area and find local businesses quickly. Thanks nwamotherlode.
    Following facebook and pinterest. Now will subscribe to newsletter. Thanks again!

  198. I am grateful for my healthy, happy son. The first thing I would put in the fridge is a lot of fresh veggies!

  199. So thankful for my little Mamma! She holds this family together and has just had to put my Daddy in the nursing home! This woman needs a new fridge!

  200. I am thankful for my family and all the families that worked so hard this year to give us a wonderful home. Can’t wait to put my daughters birthday cake in that new fridge!

  201. I am Thankful for Metro appliances giving the Meals on Wheels of Benton County a discount when we needed to replace a couple of fridges to store food for our clients!!!
    Thank you, Thank you!

  202. I’m thankful for my wonderful husband and three beautiful daughters! As for what I would put in the fridge first, I would probably put the large amount of apples we have waiting to be made into applesauce, pies, applebutter, etc.

  203. This year, I am thankful for a new career that I love, after returning to school for the past 3 years, in addition to my wonderful family! First thing I would put in my new frig would be packages of elk that my husband brought home from his annual hunting trip. Keeps us from buying meat all winter!

  204. I am thankful for my loving and supportive family. I have been battling illness from several tumors this past year, involving many doctor appointments, trip to Mayo clinic, and surgery. My young.children and husband have stayed strong by my side through it all. The first thing being placed in a new fridge would be grape juice. It’s our favorite!

  205. I am grateful for my family and friends. I would put a big turkey in there for a big family/friend Thanksgiving!

  206. I am thankful that we don’t have any more improvements to do to our yard this year. I would probably put coffee creamer in it first. I love my coffee!

  207. I am grateful for my family! Family time, family dinners, family drives–they all make life more enjoyable! The first thing in my fridge: transferring everything from my current fridge to a nice clean, new fridge 🙂

  208. I am thankful for our Saviour, Jesus Christ, and all he has done and is doing for us!!!

    Cheese would be the first thing in the new fridge

  209. It’s crazy I got the email for this contest, I have bee putting off getting a new fridge because of the cost. My fridge went out a few months ago and my son and I are using a small one until we can get a better one. The first thing we would do is fill it with groceries and drinks for his lunches!! My son doesn’t miss a day of taking his lunch to school! Then he would arrange hisI love you mommy notes an drawings he made me on the front of the fridge!!

  210. I’m grateful for two healthy and loving daughters. I’d put my favorite ice cream in the freezer, of course!

  211. More than anything I am grateful to be a mother! When I was younger and was asked what I wanted to be when I grew up the answer was that I wanted to be a mom. Even though being a single parent can be touch at times, lots of tears and doubting yourself parenthood has been the most rewarding path of my life.

    The first thing I would put in my new frig would be groceries. Nothing over the top then what we usually get!

  212. I’m grateful for my husband and kiddos. Definitely blessed! I’d put all kinds of food items. With a family of 6, we need a fridge that stores an abundance of just about everything 🙂

  213. Thankful for 44 years with my husband. First thing I would put in the fridge would be the biggest turkey I could find!

  214. I am grateful for my loving and supportive family. My kiddos by nature always have each other back and really take care of each other. So sweet.

  215. Grateful for my open minded Pastor Clint at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fayetteville who encourages freedom for all of us to live as sinners and saints, being forgiven by grace and welcomed and blessed as children of God.

  216. I’m thankful for electricity to run the fridge 🙂 and very thankful for my amazing family. Milk would probably be the first thing in it.

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