HollyDays Is Nominated For Nickelodeon’s Parentsconnect Parents’ Picks Award

Birmingham, AL.  (Profitable.com)  An online stationery, invitations and personalized gifts business is ranked within the top five in a nationwide online poll that allows parents to vote for their favorite family places, products and parenting tips.  The contest is sponsored by Nickelodeon’s ParentsConnect Website.  HollyDays is based out of Birmingham, Alabama. Their personalized plate made the first cut and was placed in the top five in the Best Personalized Gift category on July 7.  The top five is now being voted on and winner will be announced on September 15, 2010.

HollyDays has been in business since 2006 and is owned by Holly McKenzie, 28.  HollyDays is primarily operated online at www.shophollydays.com and also participates in regional arts and crafts shows, such as Cottontails and Christmas Village Arts, Crafts and Gifts Festivals.  The designs are drawn digitally by McKenzie.  Those designs are then placed on invitations, stationery, cups, plates and clothing.

More information about the poll:

WHAT: Nickelodeon’s ParentsConnect, the online resource for parenting advice and community, is hosting its third annual Parents’ Picks Awards; inviting parents to pick the best parenting products, parenting tips and local family places. HollyDays is a nominee for best personalized gift.  ParentsConnect will announce the winners online on September 15, 2010. The 2010 Parents’ Picks Award winners will be featured on ParentsConnect throughout the year.

HOW TO VOTE: Users can vote for the nominees online at www.parentsconnect.com/parents-picks from July 7th until August 31st to help determine the best of the best parenting products, tips and local resources in their cities. Nominees for this year’s Parents’ Picks Awards were determined by ParentsConnect members who submitted nominations from April 29 through July 6. The top 5 nominees with the most votes in each category are now the official nominees in this final voting round. User votes ultimately determine the winners in the 30 different categories.

THE WINNERS: The nominee in each category with the most votes will be crowned the 2010 Parents Picks Awards WINNER and be established as the best product, tip or place in that category. To announce their win, they will receive a “Parents’ Picks 2010 Winner” seal to display and will be featured as the winning product, tip or place on Nickelodeon’s ParentsConnect site until the 2011 awards, so parents everywhere will know that they are the best of the best.

PARENTSCONNECT BACKGROUND: Featuring the tagline “We’re not perfect, we’re parents,” Nickelodeon’s ParentsConnect is the online resource providing parenting advice and community, celebrating the reality of parenthood and making parents’ lives easier. Geared towards parents with kids of all ages, from pregnancy to teens, the site offers unique features like personalized profiles that help parents connect with each other; advice from top-tier parenting experts; weekly online parties; hot topic boot camps on burning parenting topics; sweepstakes and giveaways; customizable baby names lists; comprehensive baby name lists; seasonal crafts, recipes and activities; a weekly meal-planner; a weekly newsletter focusing on pregnancy and early childhood milestones; and guest celebrity editorials. Each age-related section on the site provides users with content to help them through both large and small parenting challenges.

CONTACTS: Nicole Bradley / Nicole.Bradley@nick.com / 212.846.5939 OR Holly McKenzie / holly@shophollydays.com / 205-422-5614