Lovin’ as Currency and an Indy McDonald’s Giveaway

Maybe you saw the McDonald’s Super Bowl commercial asking customers to pay for their order with Lovin. Long before McDonald’s had the idea, we have been paying with Lovin here in Fairy Tale Land.

A conversation often goes something like this:
Princess: Can you hand me the (any random object)
Me: It will cost you.
Princess: ((exaggerated eye roll) Fine. How many?
Me: Uhmmm, 8
Princess: ((gives me 8 kisses)) ((giggles))

We’ve been at this for a long time. She asks for random things; I ask for kisses. Everyone wins, right?

Well, it’s kind of the same at McDonald’s right now. You go in, order food, and if you are chosen, you pay with Lovin. I’m pretty sure that the cashier won’t be asking you for kisses, but you may be asked to call your mom or hug your family. Sounds kind of like the best coupon ever offered.

“Pay With Lovin’ is a way for us to thank our customers by making their day, and hopefully they will make someone else’s day as well,” said Bob Jedele, McDonald’s of Central Indiana Co-Op President. “This is more than a campaign, we want to help make as many of our customers smile as possible. Lovin’ is a universal truth that resonates with people of all ages.” I agree with Bob, making people smile and share a kind and loving moment is bound to make someone’s day a little brighter.

You have the opportunity to win some Lovin’ right here. If you live in the Indianapolis area and share a story of lovin in the coments below, you will be entered to win a McDonald’s prize pack. The prize pack includes a $10 Arch Card, 1 month’s worth of Happy Meal Be Our Guest cards AND 1 week’s worth of McCafé® Coffee Be Our Guest cards, in addition to some fun McDonald’s goodies. Leave a comment here, and tell us how you spread the love at home. You can earn additional entries by:

  • Subscribing to our site by email or RSS
  • Following Miscellaneous Mom And @MyIndyMcDonalds on Twitter
  • Liking Miscellaneous Mom on Facebook
  • Sharing this giveaway on your favorite social media network (Sample Tweet: Learn how to get your meal for free at @MyIndyMcDonalds & win a McD’s Lovin’ prize pack from @MiscMom! http://bit.ly/1MgHITi #PayWithLovin

For your extra entries to be counted, be sure to leave an additional comment directing us to your entry. Only one additional entry per method (i.e. While multiple tweets are appreciated it, only one will count as a drawing entry.) The contest runs until 2/14 at 11:59pm est. One winner will be notified by email on 2/15 and receive a McDonald’s prize pack. Winner will have 24 hours to claim the prize or a new winner will be chosen.


McDonald’s did compensate me to write this post, but all the ideas about lovin’ are all my own.

NO PURCHASE OR ORDER NECESSARY. Begins 2/2/15, ends 2/14/15. Subject to Official Rules
available at participating restaurants and at www.mcdonalds.com/pwlrules. Not available in Drive Thru. See Rules for complete details, eligibility, restrictions, prize information, ARVs, odds and how to participate without purchase. Void where prohibited. Sponsor: McDonald’s USA, LLC, Oak Brook, IL 60523.

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