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This is 40 [giveaway]

It’s a big month for movies, like the highly anticipated silver screen version of the beloved musical Les Miserables and the epic classic tale of The Hobbit. There’s also the latest masterpiece by Quentin Tarantine, Django Unchained and the newest Tom Cruise caper, Jack Reacher. In the mix of all this major motion picture madness is a clever little comedy called This is 40 starring Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann, reprising their roles of  Pete and Debbie from Knocked Up.

This is 40 movie giveaway

This is 40 is Judd Apatow’s newest comedy that “captures what it takes for one family to flourish in the middle of a lifetime together.” Considering I turned 40 a few months ago and have lived through my own mid-life meltdown I know I’ll be able to relate to this film. The movie poster photo might as well have been taken this morning in my bathroom (though my countertop has a lot more products scattered all over).

Here’s a little clip of the movie.

Doesn’t it look hilarious?
For one lucky TodaysMama reader, we have a special giveaway!
 One (1) winner drawn at random will receive:
  • $25 Fandango Bucks
  • Plush Robe
  • Personal Fitness Kit (ankle weights, hand grips, exercise band & jump rope)
  • T-shirt

Prizing value, $95

Courtesy of Universal Pictures

To enter please list in the comments your relationship to 40: Are you approaching and dreading? Are you past it and happy with it? Are you so far from it, one way or another that  it’s a non-event?

Entries will be closed Sunday, December 23 at 11:59 PST and the winner announced on December 24th, 2012.

Congratulations to Life by Cynthia who is our contest winner!

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Comments (11)

  1. Tammy Sigond 01/25/2013 at 10:54 am

    40 + here…when I first approached I was not happy…no I’ts all good life is all about the experieinces and what you learn from them…no regrets. 40 is fabulous!

  2. Cynthia 01/11/2013 at 4:02 pm

    THANK YOU! I’m thrilled!

  3. Julie 12/23/2012 at 2:38 pm

    I am 55….40 was a hard age for me to “turn” lol thanks

  4. My Inner Chick 12/23/2012 at 2:25 pm

    –I’m over 40.

    did you know that 40 is the new 3o?

    You have much to look forward to Xx

    -the movie looks hilareous.

  5. Debbie Terry 12/23/2012 at 11:14 am

    40 is a memory – and just a number. The movie is more about the inevitablity of day to day life than an certain age.

  6. livivua c 12/22/2012 at 4:20 am

    I turn 31 this year so I know its down hill from here but it is what it is

  7. Maggie Unzueta 12/21/2012 at 6:42 pm

    I can’t wait til I turn 40. Everyone dreads it, but really, I can’t think of a better time in my life than now in my 30s. If my 40s are any better than now, bring it!

  8. Carolyn West 12/21/2012 at 5:39 pm

    I had a hard time turning 40 – I thought it would be all downhill from there. I’ll be turning 47 on December 23 and I can definitely say my 40’s have been fabulous. I feel so much more confident and I think I look better than I did at 30.

  9. Mami2jcn 12/21/2012 at 5:38 pm

    I’m 3 years away from turning 40 and I’m in denial about it. In my mind I should still be 17 years old.

  10. Cynthia 12/19/2012 at 9:41 pm

    I’m 1 year and 7 months into my 40’s and I’m still processing it all! I think I’m going to love my 40’s!

  11. SingleMama 12/19/2012 at 12:12 pm

    This movie looks amazingly funny! I am rapidly approaching (at least in my mind)40, ugh.