Friday, September 16, 2011

Thankful. {Allora Handmade Reader Appreciation Giveaway}

You all encouraged me, inspire me and motivate me to be a better mom, wife, friend and bloggerNever in a million years would I have ever thought I would have many friends {yes, you are my friends} all around the country. For me, this blog has been a place to write what is on my heart, start to heal from my Dad's death and really learn more about myself and this crazy journey of motherhood. In the craziness and chaos of my life it has been a place of rest for me. I am so thankful for all of you. Every comment and every email is a blessing. 

It has been awhile since I have done a giveaway and my goodness you all deserve something for coming back day in and day out to this little ole' blog. So, one of my favorite necklaces of all time is made by Allora Handmade and since I wouldn't giveaway something I wouldn't wear myself I thought I would give one fabulous reader a pair of these adorable  Pink Rosette Earrings and a $10 Starbucks Card!

To Enter: 
You must be a 'follower' of the blog!
Leave a comment below sharing something you’re thankful for!

For Extra Entries:
blog/tweet/facebook this giveaway {up to 3 extra entries total}. Please be sure and leave additional comments for everything you do .

I  will pick a winner next Friday. The lovely earrings and gift card in this post were purchased with my own money. 
Good Luck Friends!!! 


  1. i am a follower. and i'm so thankful for my sweet, sweet family!!! (just to name one of many!) i could buy several PSL's with this...and look cute doing it with those earrings :)

  2. I am definitely a follower, and have so enjoyed reading your have matured into an amazing woman!!! I am thankful for the transparent sharing of women like you!!! It is a blessing to all of us.


  3. I'm thankful for wonderful blogs (like yours!) to read - they inspire me!

  4. I tweeted about your giveaway!

  5. I'm a follower and HUGE fan. I don't know how you do it all! So impressive. I don't even have a kid and I barely find time to blog. haha!

    Will repost your blog on tomorrow post!

    Get Up & Go

  6. Been a follower from the get-go. I LOVE your blog and look forward to reading it.

    I am most thankful for my incredible, hardworking hubby!!

  7. I'm a follower!! Your blog quickly became one of my favorites, you are every kind of lovely. :)
    I am always thankful when I am able to connect with other momma's who have a heart for the Lord. I do believe God intended for us to all walk hand in hand!!!

    Be blessed beauty~

  8. I am a follower :)
    And I am so very thankful to have the opportunity to stay at home with my kids and not have to work.

  9. Already a follower ofcourse!
    And thankful every single day for the good health of my loved ones.

  10. I have been a regular reader, but just became a follower- wasn't sure how to till now :) Something I am thankful for- my hubby and beautiful daughter.

  11. You inspire me everyday! I enjoy reading your blog and look every morning to see if there is a new one! You are an amazing person! I'm thankful for my husband, without him I wouldn't have such a wonderful family!


  12. I am so thankful for where we live. We've lived in our house for 2 years now but it seems like every other day we're making it feel more like our home... And the fact that there are palm trees in our yard is amazing! I'll never get sick of looking at them, especially since I come from the land of snow and cheese! Love your blog :) i'm definitely a follower :)

  13. I shared on my Facebook page :)

    Tweeted :)

  15. The ear-rings are gorgeous!

    I am a follower of your blog :)

    It's a strange story of what I have been grateful about lately. Even as a kid, I hated living at one place for too long. Every two years I wished for new friends, new school, a new town, new experiences and always thought I would study abroad. I applied to many scholarships and I don't know how and why but I always got placed on the waiting lists, never got a scholarship. The last few years I was depressed about living in this country my whole life - 25 years in India is too much for one life I thought. I hated each day, I hated everything about my life - I dreamt only of new lands, new cultures.

    I still would love to travel but I am no more the person who wakes up each morning hating everything about her life. I don't know how this transition happened and it truly surprises me that now I feel such gratitude for being rooted here, to my native land. I feel a rush of gratitude to be living with my parents, in the same house, to have meals with them everyday. I am thankful for this - thankful for this beautiful, beautiful life. Maybe I will travel someday but right now, I am so in love with everything that surrounds me, the same lake, the same people in the neighbourhood, the same friends and the same bedroom :) Bliss!


    mubinster at gmail dot com

  16. Shared the giveaway on Facebook because it's so beautiful!

    mubinster at gmail dot com

  17. Just started following!

    Thankful for grace - need it everyday!

  18. I am totally thankful for the friends I have met in this blogworld and for the encouragement that I receive from all of included!!!



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