TIMES UP! I will post the names of the winners by 10:00 AM Tuesday morning. Thanks for playing.
I’m a Blogger and a Blog reader. Does that make me a Bloggee? Bloggy? Bloggie? I don’t know, but whichever it is – there are several blogs I enjoy reading ‘out-there’. I enjoy cooking Blogs, family Blogs, travel Blogs, and photography Blogs. I do not enjoy Blogs where the writer feels it is necessary to drop the obligatory F-bomb in order to make their writing more entertaining. People there are other words to use instead of curse words. Use a Thesaurus for cryin’ out loud. Where was I? Oh yes, blogger/bloggee.
I’ve been the lucky winner of a few blog contests (since I stopped lurking and decided to show myself). Ha! And, all on Blogs I read daily. For instance, I won a Dessert Cookbook from Kathy over at Noble Pig. Kathy shares wonderful recipes and stories about her family and their process of moving to Oregon.
And, then there’s Kate over at Chronicles of a Country Girl. Kate lives on a beautiful horse farm in the northeast and shares her beautiful photography and stories from her life. I was lucky enough to win one of Kate’s prints last fall. I have it framed in my living room and it looks lovely. (thanks, Kate!) You need to check out her photography BLOG.
And, Donna over at Yellow Jeep Blonde. I think Donna and I are spiritual twins. We’re both empty-nesters, computer nerds who love to cook and dealing with the daily ‘struggles’ of mid-life. She cracks me up. I won I lovely set of kitchen utensils and recipe box from Miss Donna a while back. I use my utensils every day.
And, PW. Okay, if you haven’t heard of The Pioneer Womanin the Blogging world, then I don’t know what to tell you. Drag yourself out of the blog reading rut and hop on over to her site and you’ll be greatly entertained with stories of ranching life, cooking, and photography. I was one of the lucky four persons selected to attend PW’s first on-site, in the new ranch lodge, cooking demonstrations back in March. I invited my friend, Sheila, to go with me and we had a blast learning how to make Cake Pops as demonstrated by Miss Angie, a.k.a. BAKERELLA. What a wonderful day. Thanks PW!
And then there’s Miss ‘L’ at The Mental Pause Chronicals. A sister-friend soul mate in the dramas of daily hot-flash life. I love her BLOG! Last week, Miss MPM hosted a ‘Pay It Forward’ Contest on her Blog. You know, if you win you then ‘Pay It Forward’ by hosting a contest on your Blog, etc. etc. etc. It is the gift that keeps on giving. I received my package on Saturday on here it is:
Now I can live vicariously through these books until I’m able to visit Connecticut someday. Maybe I’ll have a chance to actually meet MPM when I make it to Connecticut. I love travel books and magazines. Love them!
So, now it is my turn to Pay It Forward. Did you ever see that movie? Oh my! It is a full box of tissue movie for me. Sort of like Beaches. Leaves you crying way past the credits. Okay, stop thinking about it and hum a song in my head – ‘I will not tear up!’. Okay. Good. (sniff). Alrighty then. Now. I’m giving away two ‘Pay It Forward’ packages today. The prizes will be a surprise because that’s half the fun. To enter, please leave a comment below along with your e-mail and Blog URL. No entries past Midnight (PST) tonight. I will select the winners on Tuesday morning. The deal is that you have to be willing to host a Pay It Foward Contest on your Blog. Okay. Deal.
Come on you lurkers, play! 🙂
Y’all have a Happy Monday. 🙂