Monday, November 30, 2009

I WON Yeah! Thanks Getting all my Ducks in a Row!

I am so excited, I actually won the recipe contest for the Frito Lay Tailgate Kit over at Getting all my Ducks in a Row.
Thank You Mellisa!

Hop on over to Getting all my Ducks in a Row for more chances to Stuff your Stocking.

Friday, November 27, 2009

2 little Boys - 2nd Giveaway Innsbrook Treetopper

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  Today I am starting my second giveaway to celebrate my upcoming birthday on December 8th.  This giveaway will run from today November 27th - midnight on December 8th, the winner will be announced on December 9th.

For my second giveaway I am giving away a this beautiful old world inspired Innsbrook Treetopper from Southern Living at HOME.  The Innsbrook Treetopper is 4" in diamter and 11" tall with a multi-layered finish and completed with a metalic rub.  This elegant architectural treetopper is beautiful for the top of your Christmas tree or as a beautiful architectural accent in your home year round.

Contest Rules below:

Open to the U.S. and Canada

Giveaway Ends at midnight December 8th, a winner will be drawn on December 9th using Please only make one comment for your entry unless you meet the additional entry terms.

If you win the drawing you will have 48 hours to claim the prize before another winner is drawn.

Extra entries can be earned by:
1. Sign up to be a follower on my blog (or let me know you already are a follower) and you can come back DAILY to enter.
2.  Grab my Blog Button
3. Posting about this giveaway on your blog, you must provide a link to the post on your blog.
4. Refer a friend who says in their entry YOU refered them
5. Follow me on Twitter
6. Announcing this giveaway on Twitter and provide a link to it. Copy and paste: Win a Southern Living at HOME Innsbrook Treetopper from

To be counted ALL entries must come through the comments on this giveaway post.

All entries are recorded, numbered, and time stamped as they are received. All giveaway contests end at midnight on the date that is listed in the current giveaway contest.
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Saturday, November 21, 2009

Entering MY Corn Salad Recipe in a contest

Getting all my Ducks in a Row is having a Tailgate Giveaway and so I am entering my Corn Salad for the giveaway.  Hop on over to check out the giveaway and enter one of your recipes by November 29th for $50 is prizes.

Better-For-You Tailgate Recipe Contest-- Winner will receive this Frito Lay Tailgating Kit which includes Frito Lay Chips, Awesome Serving Dish (which the lid of can be used as a second bowl with second stand) and $25.00 American Express gift card to buy supplies for your next tailgating party!!

To Enter to WIN: Post a recipe on your blog and add the link on Getting my Ducks in a Row's blog post about the giveaway. If you don’t have a blog leave your recipe in the comments section.

The recipe requirements:  Recipes must have a healthy twist. That means using healthier ingredients such as fresh or natural ingredients and recipes must include Frito-Lay product(s). They can be incorporated in many ways:

. In the recipes themselves, such as Frito-pies
. Tostitos-base in taco salads dishes/dip
. Tostitos scoops or various other Lays chips used for “dipping” the recipes

A winner (Mellisa) on Sunday November 29th!! Mellisa will judge recipes based on taste and use of better-for-you ingredients!!

So here is my Corn Salad, I am actually quit known for making this for church functions, cookouts, and as an appetizer during the holiday's around my house, it is easy to make and fun to serve with Frito Scoops or Tostitos Scoops, as a salad or an appetizer.


2 12 ounce cans whole kernel corn, drained, or 3 cups fresh cooked corn
(optional) 1 large cucumber, peeled and diced
1 Small onion or 3 green onions, diced
2 small tomatoes, chopped
1/4 cup of DUKE's light mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon Emrill's original seasoning
Lettuce leaves, Tomato, or Red Pepper cups
1 bag of Fritto Scoops or Tostito's Scoops

Now your guests have options, they can spoon the salad into a lettuce cup and eat it off a plate, or for the true sports fan at your party, spoon it into a Tomato or Red Pepper Cup and walk around scooping corn salad with their frito or tostito chips. YUM YUM have FUN!

And the Winner of the First Giveaway is . . . . . . .

The winner of my very first giveaway of the Southern Living at HOME Sutton Vanity set is  . . . . . . . mellisarock.  Congratulations Mellisa!!!!  Contact me ASAP at so I can get your information to send out your Sutton Vanity set.

Don't forget to come back on November 27th to help me celebrate my birthday in December.  I will be announcing my 2nd giveaway and it will run through December 8th.  Until then I pray everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Best Nesst Giveaway

The Best Nesst is having a giveaway for one of her adorable small journals.  Here are her instructions for entering:

Leave a comment and put a link to Best Nesst on your blog telling others about her giveaway. If you don't have a blog just tell someone about Best Nesst will be based on the honor system:)

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Design Girl 1000 followers Giveaway - Untraditional Topiary Christmas Ornament

The Design Girl has posted her 1000 followers giveaway #8.  This giveaway is for a Christmas ornament from The Untraditional Topiary!

This one is great for giving to your kids teachers for Christmas

. . . . . and I just had to show this one because it was so CUTE!

To enter, become a follower of the Design Girl's blog and of The Untraditional Topiary blog and leave a comment {mandatory}.

For extra entries:

1. Follow The Untraditional Topiary on Twitter.
2. Visit The Untraditional Topiary on Etsy and post your favorite item from the shop.
3. Follow the Design Girl on Twitter.
4. Post about this giveaway on your blog.
5. Add the Design Girl's button to your blog.

If you do all of the above, you go back to enter once per day!!

Please be sure to leave one comment for each entry!

You have until November 18th to enter!

(Entry 9,{28}, 45,46,47, 48, 49, _)

Sunday, November 8, 2009

2 little Boys - 100th Post Giveaway

I am very excited to be celebrating my 100th post with my VERY FIRST GIVEAWAY.  I am giving away this adorable brand new Sutton Vanity set from Southern Living at HOME.  This cute set of small canisters is perfect on your vanity to hold jewlery, cotton swabs, small makeup pots, hair accessories, OR use it in the bathroom for bath salts and decorative soaps for your guests.  Let your imagination run, because this adorable set will look cute in any room of your home.

Another idea is to pass your blessing on and split up the canisters giving them as two seperate gifts this Christmas, filling them with sweet little candies and  tying a cute Christmas ribbon and tag to the lid.

To enter to win the Sutton Vanity set from Southern Living at HOME you must already be or become a follower of this blog.

For extra entries:

1. Refer a friend to my blog, and if they become a follower and name you as their referal, you will get an additional entry.
2. Become a follower of me on Twitter
3. Post about this giveaway on your blog
4. Post about my giveaway on Twitter.
5. Leave your Blog address and Twitter handle on your 1st comment

If you do all of the above, you can come back to enter once per day!!

Please be sure to leave one comment for each entry!

You have until November 20th to enter!
Winner will be selected using
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Saturday, November 7, 2009

Design Girl 1000 followers Giveaway - YEAR of Fiona Collars

The Design Girl is having a giveaway to celebrate 1000 followers.  If you have a pup, this is the giveaway for you! Just this month I purchased the Lotus collar from Lucky Fiona and got a bonus SPOOKY collar for Halloween. So check out the giveaway over at Design Girl and enter for your chance to win some great prizes.

The Design Girl is giving away one year of Lucky Fiona collars! Lucky Fiona has a "Collar of the Month Club" and Shannon is generously giving away a subscription to this fabulous club. This giveaway is valued at $250!! Each month, you receive a new collar. With all these beautiful collars, you will have the most stylish pup in town. The $150 price to join this club is quite a steal!

The best thing about these collars is that they hold up beautifully. You throw these in the washer and they come out looking brand new! The quality is also superior to any dog collar that I've owned so far. They are made so well, and they're gorgeous. What more could you ask for?

Here is a picture of Maggie sporting her Halloween Lucky Fiona collars.

To enter to win a $150 subscription to Lucky Fiona's Collar of the Month Club, become a follower of this blog and Lucky Fiona's blog {mandatory}.

For extra entries:

1. Add one of the Design Girls buttons to your blog
2. Add one of Lucky Fiona's buttons to your blog
3. Post about this giveaway on your blog
4. Visit Lucky Fiona's Etsy Shop and leave a comment with your favorite print.
5. Leave a comment and help The Design Girl choose the pup's Christmas collar! And remember -- he's a boy!

If you do all of the above, you can come back to enter once per day!!

Please be sure to leave one comment for each entry!

You have until November 15th to enter!

(Entry 54, 55, 71, 75, 91, 93, 98, 102, 108, Final Entry _)

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Design Girl 1000 followers Giveaway - $20 credit to April Hiler Designs

The Design Girl is having a giveaway to celebrate 1000 followers, the giveaway is for $20 credit to April Hiler Designs.  I have looked through her Etsy shop and she really has some beautiful things, mostly geared toward wedding flowers, but some other really cute floral type accessories that would look great in a home like these:

The shop's beautiful pomanders are really beautiful. Look how gorgeous they are! There are lots of beautiful things to choose from!

To enter to win $20 credit to April Hiler Designs, please head over to the Design Girl and become a follower of her blog and leave a comment.

For extra entries:
1. Add her button to your blog.
2, Post about her giveaway on your blog.
3. Follow her on Twitter.
4. Tweet about this on Twitter.
5. Visit April Hiler Designs and leave a comment with your favorite item in the shop on the Design Girl's blog.

If you do all of the above, you can come back to enter once per day!!

Please be sure to leave one comment for each entry!

You have until November 12th to enter!

(Entry 16, 46, 50, 54, 58,62, 63, Final Entry 64)