Personalized Stamp GIVEAWAY!

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Hello!  I’m so excited for this weekend, aren’t you?  Sunny skies, fall leaves, and visiting in-laws.  We’re whisking them to both Sonoma and San Francisco all weekend long, should be lots of fun.

The winners of the Vintage Pearl giveaway from last weekend are . . . .

#211:  Kelly:  “I’d choose the bitty blossoms and add a charm.  We just had our first child (a boy named Bradley) and so I’d do 3, my initials, my husbands and Brad’s.”

#844: Melissa Martin  “Pregnant with Twins and would love the dainty name necklace! Would be perfect!!”

Congrats ladies!

Now for this weekend’s giveaway, and I must say magnificent timing for this one!  We’ve all got holiday cards to send, so wouldn’t a personalized address stamp be just perfect for you?  

Kelly of Purple Lemon Designs has the most wonderful Etsy shop filled with personalized stamps, Christmas and holiday cards, printable stationery and journals.  She just sent me the most perfect stamp for us for our Christmas card and party invitation! 

purple lemon 1

OK, so we’re not the Hamlins and we don’t live in Tennessee.  But if I showed you my actual stamp with my home address, you’d show up on my doorstep and force me to take you to my favorite thrift store.  I know you. 


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‘Mom Cave’ Contest Winners

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

A very big thanks to all the ladies who sent in their submission for the HomeGoods ‘Mom Cave’ contest, via email or by linking to the party.  Let me tell you, it was excruciating, and I mean painful, trying to narrow it down to five winners, and then choose a top prize. 

It was such a delight reading each and every one of your entries.  The judges (Layla, Rhoda, and I) spent the weekend reviewing them.  I don’t think I’ll be volunteering to be a judge for anything anytime in the near future . . . it really was that difficult!  But after the votes were cast by three judges, and all criteria considered, it’s my pleasure to announce the following winners:

The top prize, the $250 HomeGoods gift card is awarded to, drumroll please . .

Blair of ‘Blair’s Blessings‘ ! 


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Pretty Pretty! A Vintage Pearl GIVEAWAY

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Hello and happy happy Friday!  The holidays are upon us, so it’s time to start thinking about the ladies, men, and babies in your life!   This year, for Mother’s Day, I bought my Mom the Circle of Love bracelet from The Vintage Pearl, and she absolutely treasures her piece.  It’s the only keepsake she has with her four children’s name on it, what Mom doesn’t want one of those?

This weekend, I bring you a giveaway from one of my fantastic sponsors ~ your chance to win some hand stamped silver jewelry from The Vintage Pearl.  There will be two lucky winners of this weekend’s giveaway – each will receive a $75 dollar gift certificate to purchase something very special.  Take a peek at this small sampling of these hand stamped sterling silver pieces available.


vp necklaces cuff and pink ribbon

necklaces and spoons


Eligibility to win one of two $75 dollar gift certificates to The Vintage Pearl

1)  Hop on over to The Vintage Pearl and pick a favorite among this collection.  Come on back and leave a comment telling us which piece you’d choose if you won.

2) For a second chance to win, either tweet about this giveaway on Twitter, or link to this giveaway on Facebook, then come back and mention in a second comment where you linked (FB or Twitter).

Giveaway ends Monday November 8th at 8 p.m. PST.  Two winners will be chosen by

Good luck and happy fall weekend!!



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