Diamonds Are A Mother’s Best Friend!

Win a piece of jewelry for your mom!

Win a piece of jewelry for your mom!

One lucky Mom will be chosen at random to come into the store to pick up her jewels and enjoy champagne and chocolates!

Upload a photo of you and your mom. Tell us one of your favorite memories together! We will feature all the photos and memories below, so be sure to check out all the other stories that were shared.

Enter below!

Contest Entries

Sara Myers

I got married almost two years ago and could not have gotten through the whole wedding planning process without my mom. We were truly a dynamic duo and I can't even tell you how many hours we spent on the… continue reading ›

Mark Scheuer

My Mom has been my biggest fan since I can remember, but even more so, she has been mine. From the very day she and my Father adopted me to each new day that arives I can never shake the… continue reading ›

Jessica Lococo

My mom has been a Chargers season ticket holder for over 40 years. We have been to countless games but a few years ago when the Chargers won in the last seconds to advance to the playoffs- it was a… continue reading ›

Cole Mueller

Last fall my mom came to San Diego State for Mom's weekend at Delta Upsilon. I realized how much she, as a single mom, has sacrificed to give me the opportunity to go away to school and experience college life… continue reading ›

Rachel Brown

In 2008 I participated in my 1st 60 mile 3 Day walk to raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer. My mom had done 7 walk sup to this point. Walking 60 miles with mom and our friends is an… continue reading ›

Melissa Kaye

When three generations, that included my mom, grandmother (Nana) and I squished ourselves in of those tiny photo booths at Woolworths (was at the old Third Street Promenade) where we took this fabulous photo of the three of us. We… continue reading ›

Paloma Williams

My mum is the most inspiring, amazing, intelligent and of course fabulous person I know. She has the biggest heart and she is so beautiful inside and out! She inspires me everyday and she is my role model and my… continue reading ›

Gina Moore

As an adult, it's been really fun to travel with my parents. we've taken really adventurous trips recently and on one, I took my mom to swim with the whale sharks and tackle her biggest hike ever - to a… continue reading ›

Andrea Jacobsson

Visiting Lizzard Island in Australia and having a delicious seafood dinner on the beach with more silverware pieces than either of us had ever seen. It was truly an amazing experience. My mom's the best! continue reading ›

taylor watson

Every memory is my favorite, she is amazing, great cook, funny, loving and giving. I will never forget when she said we would make it happen to go away to collage in Flagstaff Az. I met the love of my… continue reading ›

Khryste Griswold

In this photograph, my beautiful Mom and I were in the backseat of a convertible driving the Road to Hana in Maui, last year for my wedding celebration. My Mom recently took up photography and this was her first time… continue reading ›

Alexja Cummings

We love to go to Brunch anywhere in Manhattan Beach when I am home from college! Bloody Marys at Nicks or the Strand House are the best~ sometimes you just miss home. continue reading ›

Liz Stromath

This is Fran Held, my mom at 90. She's now 93 and still going strong. My favorite memories of my mom are when I had each of my three children, she lived with me for two weeks and did all… continue reading ›

Nicol Kuns

We were able to go to Australia together for a week. No grandmother or stepdad or anyone else, just my mom and I. We normally travel as a whole pack and this trip was so special since it was just… continue reading ›

Alison Werning

This is one of my favorite memories with my mom. We were getting ready for my wedding and the whole planning process had been madness! This moment we were finally at the finish line and my mom and I took… continue reading ›

Sonia Stech

Laughter. As you can see my mom loves to make me laugh. She has a gift of making me laugh even in the worst situations. I cherish my mom. Thank you for the opportunity to take mom to be celebrated… continue reading ›

Sam Nordlund

I am so proud to have taken after my mom in many ways, one of which is our ability to sleep in! Ever since I was little, I remember being carried into my parent's bed to snuggle in the morning… continue reading ›

rebecca brown

My favorite memory with my mother was being invited to celebrate her 40years with ralphs. I have never had a real girls day with my mother it was 26years over do . We started her day at Disneyland with a… continue reading ›

Alycia Beutler

For my mom's 60th birthday, we surprised her with a yacht ride! She was so surprised and happy to see friends and family on the boat. We rode just off the coast and watched as the sun set. It was… continue reading ›

Diana I Allen

Well, there are so many special memories with mom, but last one that we shared together was on her last visit to Pensacola in winter where we spent the afternoon and had lunch at the Beautiful Naval Museum in Pensacola⚓️⚓️We… continue reading ›

Coreen Lanza

I was fortunate enough in February 2016 to go to Europe with my mother and stepfather our time together was memorable and some of the most precious memories of my life. I am so blessed to say that my mother… continue reading ›

Dave King

One of my favorite memories was of her passing her driver's test. She was BEYOND worried, and as a senior (75+), it was imperative to not lose her driving privileges. She passed with flying colors, and the euphoria she experienced… continue reading ›

Joseph Pressler

Me and Daddy love mommy! Shes funky, stylish, loving and compassionate. There is not one moment that we dont enjoy being together, whether we are walking on our hometown beach of Redondo or at the park, my mommy is my… continue reading ›

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One entry per person. Contest is open to legal residents of California age 18 years and older. By entering to win, you will occasionally receive emails from Southbay Magazine, which you can opt out of at any time. Winners will be notified by e-mail or phone on May 2, 2017.

This Sweepstakes starts at 10:00 a.m. (PST) on April 3, 2017 and ends at 12:00 p.m. (PST) on May 1, 2017. The sponsor of this sweepstakes is Moon Tide Media, 200 N Sepulveda Blvd Suite #110 El Segundo, CA 90245 and Hamilton Butler Jewels, 200 Pier Ave #301, Hermosa Beach 90254. The Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all contestants agree to abide and be bound by the terms and conditions herein and the decisions of the Sponsors. Certain restrictions may apply.

  1.    How to enter: During the Contest Period, go to and click on the Southbay Magazine & Hamilton Butler Jewels contest page and complete the entry form. All entries must include your first and last name, email address and phone number. You must provide all information requested on the entry form, your contact information must be accurate, and you must have a valid e-mail account in order for your entry to be eligible. All photos and Mother’s Day commemorative stories will be posted on our website. By entering this contest, the contestant gives Moon Tide Media full rights to use and digitally publish all words and photos. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the holder of the e-mail account will be deemed the person who submitted the entry. Incomplete entries will be disqualified and Sponsors are not responsible for online entries that are lost, late, deleted, garbled, misdelivered, or misdirected as a result of technical, internet or other online difficulties. You may also enter by mail-in. Send the entry to: Moon Tide Media, Southbay Magazine & Hamilton Butler Jewels Sweepstakes, 200 N Sepulveda Blvd Suite #110 El Segundo, CA 90245. All entries must be received by 12:00 p.m. on May 1, 2017. Sponsors are not responsible for entries that are lost, late, damaged, destroyed, misdelivered, or misdirected as a result of postal delivery problems. Limit one entry per person; duplicate entries from the same person will be disqualified. All received entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be returned.
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  1.    The prize consists of a piece of jewelry to be selected by owners of Hamilton Butler Jewels as well as chocolates and champagne to be served at the time that the winner picks up their prize. Must be 18 years of age or older to be eligible to win.
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