Year: 2008

smart shopper giveaway winner!

The winner of the Smart Shopper Giveaway is Baba, who said: Oh I would love to have this! Wow what a great way to do your shoppinglist! Never forget anything again! I so want to win! Congratulations Baba! Get in touch with me as soon as you can so you can start your Smart Shopping {it really is very fun}. Thanks to everyone for entering, I loved reading your comments and knowing I’m not the only “bear of little brain”,…
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things I’m grateful for this season.

In no particular order… 1. It’s going to be a White Christmas. 2. My husband still has his job. You know the one he was supposed to be out of in July? Still there, {thank heaven!}. 3. My 9-year-old P: 4. My 4-year-old C: 5. I live in a beautiful part of the country. 6. Books. 7. This blog of mine that has grown and become such a fun part of my life. 8. My super talented, lovely co-editors Kimberly…
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land’s end giveaway winner!

The Land’s End Giveaway winner is: drum roll please…… Randi! Who said: I love a nice sweater and I really like the wheeled duffel. Congratulations Randi! Thanks to everyone who Twittered, Blogged, and Buttoned this contest! And especially thanks to Land’s End.

men’s ties.

Were any of you around when Victor wrote about Nankeen? Nankeen is this amazing company that uses ancient Chinese techniques to hand print their wares. They make the most exquisite bags and totes for women, pillows, drop bags for men, in addition to ties and scarves. Every last item in their line is unbelievable, hand dyed, and one of a kind. I love the colors as well; the indigo blue against the white makes quite an impact. Hands down my…
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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:…
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Giveaway winners: Claim your prizes here!

If you entered a giveaway and your comment has been chosen (you know who you are), look for your comment here. If you find it here, you have won and please get a hold of us as soon as you can that we may get these things out to you as soon as we can. 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…
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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…
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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…
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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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