116 08/27/2010 contests

The Strawberries AND YOU Can be on the Red Carpet at the 2010 TIFF!

Yes, you guys, it’s true! California Strawberries have just been announced as THE official strawberry of the Toronto International Film Festival 2010. This celebrity berry will be on the red carpet at TIFF, and we would love to have some Urbanmoms members on there as well!!strawberries.jpg

To win a pair of Closing Night TIFF tickets on September 19th, 2010, all you have to do is leave a comment on this post and answer this simple question:
Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be _________.

If you’d like an extra entry, all you have to do is tweet this phrase:
I want to win TIFF tickets with California strawberries and @urbanmomsca: http://tinyurl.com/37hckfs 
(Only one tweet per person, please.)

The contest will run until Friday, September 3rd at 5pm EST, and a winner will be selected by our friends at random.org. You must be 18 to enter, and you must be able to provide your own transportation to and from the festival. 

UrbanMoms.ca members are eligible to win so don’t forget to sign-in.  Not a member yet?  Click here to join! 
And for our strawberry fans out there, we have an awesome recipe for you!!!
Frosty Strawberry Pops 

Frosty Strawberry Pops2.jpg
Keep things light and fun with this delectable dessert that will have
everyone raving about the taste and not the calories! 
1 pound (500g) of California strawberries, stemmed 
1/2 can (370 mL) evaporated milk 
3 tablespoons (45 mL) frozen orange juice concentrate 
Directions:
In blender container, blend all ingredients about 1 minute until smooth.
Pour into 8- 3-ounce, wax-coated paper cups or into plastic molds for
freezer pops.*Insert a wooden craft stick or plastic spoon into the center
of each pop. Freeze until firm, about 4 hours. To release pops from cups,
dip briefly into hot water up to rim of cup. Makes 8 servings *Cups can be
found in the paper goods section of most supermarkets.

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  • Virág

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be RYAN GOSLING!! for sure!! :)

  • alice26

    tweeted too
    @luckiunicorn

  • alice26

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be George Clooney!

  • Lori

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Clint Eastwood.

  • Josie S.

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see any celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Sofia Loren

  • erin2470
  • erin2470

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Sean Connery, yum.

  • Mary

    Other than the Famous California Stawberry I would love to see George Clooney at TIFF

  • Candi

    Bruce Willis for sureee!!!! He’s just as delicious as a California Strawberry :o )

  • loveliheather

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be the lonely wolf Zach Galifianakis. It would be hilarious to be in his presence. I would join his wolf pack so it would grow by one, and there would be two of us in the wolf pack.

  • unicorns43

    I would love to see Brad Pitt
    I tweeted the message.

  • http://www.motherbumper.com/ katie

    Viggo Mortonsen despite the stuff Ali Martell has told me about him. If not, I’ll take Russell Brand for 100 Alex.

  • schmoopie

    Sorry for multiple entries, they kept disappearing so I thought I was doing something wrong! Sorry!!!

  • schmoopie

    Russell Brand is who I would like to see

  • schmoopie
  • schmoopie

    Russell Brand is the celebrity I’d like to see.

  • schmoopie
  • schmoopie

    Russell Brand, he’s hilarious.

  • schmoopie

    Russell Brand, he’s hilarious.

  • glamagal
  • glamagal

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be John Travolta!

  • Marcia

    It has to be Meryl Streep –my favourite actress of all time!

  • ameriqueen

    2 options here! I could go with the intelli-marm look and wax poetic with David Suzuki, or let my hair down and go “Dancing In The Dark” with Bruce Springsteen! :)

  • Luet02
  • Luet02

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be gorgeous George! George Clooney that is!

  • aneta

    Angelina Joli, she does so much for the kids in the under developed worlds!

  • ek03yr

    Leonardo or Denzel

  • somecake

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Viggo Mortensen. He’s funny, intellegent and definitely not afraid to trying out roles that others would fear to tread.

  • dnl

    Tom Cruise

  • jyl

    mr. brad pitt!! mmmmmmm

  • Ashley Rose

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be George Clooney. And it would be difficult to stop me from jumping him.

  • Sandra Tuplin

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see any celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Meryl Streep. Hope I get picked to go!

  • sweetheart

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be George Clooney!

  • JanetG

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see any celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Colin Firth!!!!

  • Kimberley

    Other than the California Strawberry I would love to see Keiffer Sutherland!!!!!!!!!!

  • faith

    Jennifer Aniston

  • Erika

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Matt Damon!!

  • mwatt

    Tom Hanks

  • Tammy T

    George Clooney…he’s the ultimate “movie star” …well if you don’t count his Facts of Life days!

  • AK

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be George Clooney

  • Alison

    Matt Damon

  • http://run4rett.com April Bonia

    Brad Pitt, will always adore him.

  • GM

    I would so like to see Leonardo DiCaprio!

  • Carla

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see any celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Brad Pitt!

  • Lisa F

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Tom Hanks.

  • Cyndi

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see any celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Drew Barrymore! Love her!

  • Cyndi

    I tweeted as well! Yum!
    http://twitter.com/mum2hailey

  • Cyndi

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Drew Barrymore! Love her!

  • Michael J Roelofsen

    Halle Berry – naturally !

  • Cynthia Walker

    Leonardo DiCapprio would make my day!

  • http://407jade.blogspot.com/ Jordana

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see any celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Kevin Costner. Been saying this ever since I saw The Bodyguard.

  • Adil

    Clint eastwood, only here for 1 screening, hasent been here in ages, other stars come every year.

  • sylvia shaw

    Meryl streep would be who I would love to meet

  • Stephanie LaPlante

    Will Smith

  • JJ2001

    Megan Fox… enough said

  • Laura

    Neil Patrick Harris

  • Juelz

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be LEONARDO DICAPRIO!

  • Dawn

    It would have to be Mike Meyers for me. He’s funny, intelligent and Canadian!!

  • tinad

    George Clooney!

  • dphumphrey

    I have always admired Jake Gyllenhaal (and he’s cute too)

  • kimici

    Javier, Javier, Javier, Javier – I don’t think Penelope would mind! They look like they would be a blast to hang with.

  • Carrielou

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be *Jeremy Renner*. He would go very nicely with a side of California Strawberries. :)

  • deadmail

    I’d like to see Avril Lavigne– and get a pic for my daughter!

  • zot

    Alice Cooper

  • Julie

    clive owen!!! please!!!

  • drjess

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see any celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Johnny Depp.

  • http://www.heartsintohome.com Amy

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Woody Allen.
    Yup, I’m THAT girl.

  • Tamara

    My hubby. Definitely. A big bowl of strawberries and cream wouldn’t suck either.

  • merley

    Matt Damon

  • WAWAZAT

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Megan Fox!

  • WAWAZAT
  • WAWAZAT

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Megan Fox!!!

  • niloc

    Can’t wait to see a flick at the new Bell Lightbox.

  • Sherriemae

    Just tweeted it out as well! @prmomottawa ;)

  • Sherriemae

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Clint Eastwood!

  • dreamer

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Michael Vartan.
    Also Twitted … SoulSeeker0
    Thanks for the opportunity

  • Barbara DeFrance

    I would love to meet Helen Mirren. Her acting is fantastic and she really does look the Queen in The Queen.

  • chachacha

    Is Michael Buble going to be there? If so, he’d be my top choice, but George Clooney is my second favourite.

  • ennsee

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Jamie Oliver.

  • Penelope

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be George Clooney. Ahhhh.

  • ronnie99

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Clint Eastwood

  • kcrmb

    I would love to see George Clooney in person!

  • Helene

    I want to see and meet George Clooney.

  • Deborah

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Josh Groban

  • Jan

    Alan Jackson would be my choice!

  • MJ Mendes

    george clooney

  • Addie

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Bruce Springsteen – I hear he’s coming this year!

  • maria

    wow, there are so many…George Clooney!

  • Raj

    Megan Fox

  • Lishah

    John Hamm on the red carpet

  • lorick

    I would love to meet Johnny Depp on the red carpet, and I would love to win these tickets and finally get a chance to see some of Toronto.

  • avdeane

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Hugh Jackman!

  • Anthony B.

    I would love to meet Natalie Portman

  • http://14041949 monira

    The juicest California strawberry would be Megan Fox

  • http://www.thealannalist.com Alanna Glicksman

    Aside from the uber-famous California Stawberry, this A Lister’s dream celebrity encounter is with Clint Eastwood. We can chat celebrity and news over delicious stawberries…

  • jessbrigs

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Robert Re Niro.

  • Colin Fox

    I would really like to see Ellen Page. I ran into her at a local grocery store when she was standing behind me in line. I looked down (she is really short) and said that I knew who she was but would not say anything and she thanked me for that.

  • Joseph

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Robert De Niro.

  • Paula Bonacci

    George Clooney so he can take me to his home in Italy…maybe spend the weekend!

  • Sue

    I would love to see Christopher Plummer. A true legion in both theatre and film. And a fellow Canadian, eh!

  • Joseph

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Robert De Niro.

  • Geraldine Durant

    I’d love to see Denzel Washington. I’ve been a fan of his for years.

  • ainsley

    jon hamm!

  • Margaret44

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, If I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be Robert Redford.

  • Tova

    Javier Bardem………I think he is soooooooo handsome!

  • Catsas

    Bruce Willis! I have always wanted to meet him in person and shake his hand for bringing me years of enjoyable movies!

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    I would like to open a discussion on the subject, but I see so many useless comments here, for now just would like to mention: let’s have some respect for the owner of the blog and speak to the point.

  • LORI LAMBERT

    Other than the famous California Strawberry, if I could see ANY celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival it would be THE OTHER CALIFORNIA TREAT, Arnold Schwarzenegger!

  • Laura

    Well, I’m going to have to go with John Cusack. ‘Cause I think I have a shot. :)

  • Bonnie

    It would be berry great to see any of the stars. Can you please give me an extra entry for my tweet . I want to win tickets to Tiff WITH CALIFORNIA strawberries aND URBAN MOMS. oTHERWISE, BORING i ONLY SEE STRAWBERRIES AT THE GROCERY STORE. Speaking of astrawberries it would be great for urban moms to do a fundraiser as 800 thousnad people use food banks in Canada.

  • Gav

    Ali Martell of course!

  • lucky

    I love Helen Mirren from her “Prime Suspect” series !

  • http://whatispostirony.tumblr.com randi beers

    my brain says david suzuki but my libido says jon hamm.

  • karengreeners

    Joaquin Phonenix. Crackpot or genius? I must know.

  • naureen

    George Clooney! Ive loved him since Facts of Life!

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