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As we talked about how we wanted to frame our Christmas giveaways this year, we really wanted to focus them on experiences. We wanted to give you the gift of time, because we know the engagement period can be stressful and chaotic! (As well as joyful and exciting!) Today’s giveaway is possibly the most direct representation of that: we’re taking tasks off your plate with the addition of a literal extra pair of hands! :)

TaskRabbit is an online and mobile marketplace that matches freelance labor with local demand, allowing consumers to find immediate help with everyday tasks, including cleaning, moving, delivery and handyman work — AND WEDDING TO DOS! Whee! Our TaskRabbit friends sent over a few real-life examples from past wedding clients to get your wheels turning:

— We’re having a polo game at our wedding and we need two people to work as flaggers for the event. A flagger is someone who waves a flag when a goal is made.
— Tie ribbons on a small cardboard box for 500 guests.
— I need some help hanging handmade dream catchers from tree branches for my wedding.
— Need you to purchase a *HUGE* teddy bear from Cosco and then drive it 2 hours upstate to a wedding venue. Please make sure you have space in the car for the teddy bear.
— Write all my 300+ thank you cards before my wife realizes I still haven’t done them…
— Our dog sitter bailed last minute! We are getting married in 2 hours and need someone to stay with our dog for 5 hours tonight.
— Wedding proposal setup, need someone to be a photographer to capture the whole thing and the other to help me carry table, chairs, flowers, food, wine to a remote location – about 3/4 mile hike. Bring your hiking game. Need one person to stay with setup until we arrive on hike. Please hide when you see us.
— Need a male, attractive bartender (minimal to no bartending skills needed, must be able to lift 7lbs) to dress in a tux or sharp suit and issue compliments to bride and guests from 11am-1:30pm.
— Need someone to help bride and groom at wedding ceremony as a personal secretary. Must be well-dressed in a suit and tie.

Fun, right? :)

Win: $150 TaskRabbit credit

a Rafflecopter giveaway

One winner will be drawn on December 19!

emily Written with love by Emily
20 Comments
  1. avatar Christian Melvin reply

    Oh, it would definitely would be used for reception setup the morning of the wedding so I wouldn’t have to ask so many family members to work! What a great service!

  2. avatar Ashley Balerna reply

    I would love to hire a cleaner to come to my apartment before I leave for my wedding so I can come back to a clean home!

  3. avatar Kimberly reply

    We are getting ready to move, so I can think of a million things Task Rabbit could help me with. Like dropping things off at the thrift store!

  4. avatar Carly Griesel reply

    I’d use Task Rabbit to help me set up my floral arrangements!

  5. avatar Laura reply

    Hi

    I participate to win the price

    Merry Christmas <3
    Laura

  6. avatar Olivia reply

    I would use my TaskRabbit gift card to have someone help me make jam. We’re making homemade strawberry jam for my welcome bags for my wedding!

  7. avatar Lindsey Eickman reply

    i would use a task rabbit gift card for wedding planning items like Drivers for our own valet!

  8. avatar Lindy reply

    Help me install an Elfa Pantry organizer that’s been sitting in my house for A YEAR! (Embarrassed!)

  9. avatar Casey reply

    Oh, I could definitely use some help with cleaning the house!

  10. avatar ashley e reply

    This is so great. Honestly, someone to deep clean the house! And freshen up the yard!

  11. avatar BarbaraMae reply

    Oh SO many things! We really need someone to staff the DIY photo booth and Task Rabbit would be a great help!

  12. avatar Gary Iverson reply

    I’d use task rabbit to help deliver furniture.

  13. avatar molli taylor reply

    i would hire someone to do our grocery shopping

  14. avatar Megan S reply

    I’d use it for help moving!

  15. avatar Summer reply

    I’d definitely use it to help me clean up our apartment!

  16. avatar shannon fowler reply

    We might be moving soon, and we just moved a couple of months ago. If so Id use it to hire someone to help pack boxes.

  17. avatar Leah H. reply

    Definitely cleaning our apartment!

  18. avatar Jessica McElroy reply

    This would be great for me while I am planning the last minute details and looking for help for my wedding in Savannah GA

  19. avatar Sarah Johnson reply

    I’d gift it to a newly engaged friend!

  20. avatar Ashley Moody reply

    What a cool prize! I would use it to assist our brides with small tasks.

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