5th day of christmas giveaway #3 from the peanut shell!

Serendipity Gown.
{via The Peanut Shell}
$89.

My mother just pointed out to me that I’ve been counting down the 12 days of Christmas backwards. Backwards, people. This is the same mom who has had a stroke and suffers from an additional T.B.I. {Traumatic Brain Injury}. So if I’m getting it backwards, well good grief; is there any hope at all left in the world?

Onto the giveaway! On the 5th day of Christmas my true love, Petit Elefant, gave to me: a hospital gown from The Peanut Shell. Doesn’t sound very festive you say? Well, try delivering a baby in your traditionally nasty and unflattering hospital gown. I mean, besides your wedding day, or some other hallmark day in your life, when else will you be starring in so many photos? Wouldn’t you rather be in some darling, custom made hospital gown? Yes? Me too. Too bad my delivery days are over and all the photos of me in the hospital look slightly like a beached whale in blue and white. Not cute.

So, if you know a lovely lady who would love to wear an adorable hospital gown from The Peanut Shell on delivery day, please, help … >> find out more...

Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

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We hope that everyone is having as much fun entering and crossing their fingers as we do giving this stuff out.



Daisy Princess Paperie

Donna said…
I absolutely love the Beauty Bird calendar. I love the colors and the swirls and flowers and of course the birds! They’re beautiful!

d & k Buckmaster said…
Beauty Bird is super cute- fingers crossed!


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stephanie said…
loving those twirly skirts!

Belinda said…
If I won I would buy “3 Perfectly Preppy Skorts & Skirts – Sizes 6 mo – 12 years! Doll sizes included” because my daughters have a wide age gap and I could use this pattern for both of them. I’m getting a sewing machine this Christmas (I hope!) so I would be absolutely thrilled to win.

The Land’s End Giveaway winner is: drum roll please……

Randi, who said:

I love a

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5th day of christmas giveaway #2! family talk game.

Family Talk Game.
{via Around the Table Games}.
$12.95

Do you find your dinner table conversation a bit stagnant? {if you have time to even eat dinner together, we hardly have time!} Or do you chauffeur your kids around all day and need some conversation starters for the car?

“Family Talk is so uncomplicated that you can play it almost anywhere-around the dinner table, in the car or anyplace your family or friends congregates. Just draw a card, read the question and let the fun begin! Diverse topics reveal surprising answers – even from hard-to-talk-to teens. And with Family Talk, everyone’s a winner!”

Looks kind of cool right? One of you can have this baby in your glove box in the new year. See giveaway details below.


Giveaway Guidelines:

  1. To enter the Family Talk Game leave a comment on this post telling me why you think this would spice up your dinnertime conversation.
  2. If you blog about this, you get an extra entry. Email me to let me know you’ve posted about it with a link to the post.
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Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

5th day of christmas giveaway #1!


How about some toys for the kids today? I promised to double up on the giveaways today so here we go!

I had never heard of Jishaku, and am totally intrigued by it, to say the least. It’s “a portable strategy game like chess or checkers that can be played anywhere – the kitchen or the beach. But unlike chess, there is an element of surprise when the magnets jump out of position, without warning. Surprise, then laughs, follow as two or more players try to beat force fields with strategic thinking plus careful and precise handling of the game’s magnetic stones.”

How cool does Jishaku sound? I’m thinking the possibilities on road trips alone would make this game totally worthwhile. Get commenting…


Giveaway Guidelines:

  1. To enter the Jishaku Giveaway leave a comment on this post telling me where you think you’d play this game.
  2. If you blog about this, you get an extra entry. Email me to let me know you’ve posted about it with a link to the post.
  3. If you put the Petit Elefant Button up on your blog you can get an additional entry, send me an email with a link to your blog so
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Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

new giveaway delay.

Okay, so I absolutely had to do some last minute shopping for Christmas, there was a huge storm, and well, you get the idea. I’m a slacker and didn’t get the new giveaways up today. I promise to double up on giveaway postings tomorrow but you won’t be disappointed! Come back tomorrow and you’ll be pleasantly surprised with some more giveaway love….

Goodnight! And stay warm out there.

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Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

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streamliner rally car giveaway winner!

Brooke said:

What little boy wouldn’t love to get his hands on this?!

Congratulations Brooke!

Thanks to Spunky Sprout for the great giveaway! And thanks to everyone who entered.

Brooke, get in touch with me a.s.a.p.!

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Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

me media personalized book giveaway winner!


And the winner is….

calgirl, who said…

I like The Art Museum book. what a great way to introduce fine art.

Congratulations Calgirl, get in touch with me as soon as possible!

Thanks to Me Media, and to everyone who entered the giveaway.

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Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

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Giveaway winners….

Thank you to everyone who entered for this great giveaway. It was great that we were able to add a second microwave to this giveaway and special thanks to our sponsors for helping us get a second microwave and Bertolli Pasta packets.

Congratulations to ritscher and tami.

ritscher said…

I *need* a microwave. The one I have now is about third-hand and is starting to smell funny when you use it. No matter how much I clean it (and I do) it doesn’t make the odor of some long-forgotten treat-gone-wrong emanate from it. I didn’t even get to eat said treat-gone-wrong, so it’s just a reminder of food past.

tami said…

my microwave blew up!! with 7 kids the conveinence is nice :) plus hubby wants his popcorn back lol

Please get a hold of us a quickly as you can so we can get these items out to you. Thanks again to everyone who signed up.

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family cafts from the Purl Bee

Crafters-extraordinaire, and any seamstress/knitter/crocheter with great taste, know about Purl Soho,  online purveyor of beautiful fabrics, yarns and the like to make your cutest projects. Their collections could inspire anyone. Their own blog, the Purl Bee, offers great ideas for winter and holiday projects to enjoy with your friends and families over the next few weeks–whether for last minute gifts or just to enjoy as an activity. Which, by the end of school break, you’ll probably be begging for. Check out their latest creative brilliance here.



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Kimberly

...by day, making a home where the buffalo roam. By night, pretty much the same thing, punctuated by the occasional fantasies of sunny beaches, italian movies and sparkling lemonade.

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