August 2011


***This Giveaway is Officially Closed***

Congratulations to entrant #7, Nick Ashley Reagan Coen & Ike!  You are the lucky winner!

Please contact me by 11:59 AM EST on Wednesday, August 10 to claim your goodies!

I think I’ll just start off this post by saying that I most definitely have the best supporters in the whole, entire world! 

The site is growing by leaps and bounds, the blog has really taken off and the Facebook page just shot past 2000 fans, all thanks to you!

I  am truly humbled and beyond grateful to each and every one of you for your support and enthusiasm.

And to say thank you, I’m offering a very special giveaway.

If you know me you know that I’m a pretty simple girl.

Family is my first priority and I love all things simple and fun.

I’m sharing a little bit of that with you in this

Old Fasioned Summertime Picnic Package

…filled to the brim with sweet style and simple pleasures.

Here’s what’s up for grabs for one lucky winner:

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  • One homemade fabric-scrap hanging banner

  • One burlap tablecloth embellished with fabric scraps (should fit a standard size picnic table)

  • One silverware/condiment caddy with fabric and sunflower embellishment

  • One limited edition “Hometown Days” mason jar Yankee Candle

  • One bottle “Macintosh” scented hand sanitizer from Yankee Candle

  • One Apple Crisp Kit

  • One Picnic Pasta Salad Kit (the pasta shapes are just adorable)!

  • One high quality, reversible gingham plaid table runner from Yankee Candle

  • One Deluxe Croquet Set for 6 players

  • 4 burlap potato sacks for sack racing

  • One Mikasa kickball for good, old-fashioned fun!

Prize package value: $300!

Giveaway Rules and Guidelines:

This giveaway is open to all Facebook fans.  If you are currently a fan, please leave a comment here on the blog stating so.  If you are not currently a fan, please “like” our page on Facebook and come back to the blog to let me know.  (Simply click “like” in the FB box in the right column of this page). This comment counts as one entry and is necessary to qualify for the prize package.

Additional ways to enter:

  1. Share this giveaway on your Facebook page.  Leave a comment here once completed.

  2. Tweet about this giveaway on Twitter.  (Simply click the “Tweet” button at the bottom of this post).  Leave a comment here once completed.

  3. Become a follower of this blog or subscribe to this blog via e-mail.  Leave a comment here once completed.  (Simply click the “Join this site” button in the right column of this page or the envelope at the top right of this page).

  4. Leave a comment telling me your most favorite summertime simple pleasure.  🙂

Each action counts as one entry, with a total of 5 entries possible.

Please be sure to include an e-mail address with each entry so I am able to contact you if you are the chosen winner!

Other Details 

  1. This contest is open to US residents only due to high shipping costs.

  2. Entries will be accepted until Sunday, August 7 at 11:59 PM EST.

  3. One winner will be chosen at random by Random. org and will be announced here on the blog as well as on Facebook on Monday, August 8th.
    4.  The winner MUST respond by 11:59 PM EST on Wednesday, August 10th, or a new winner will be chosen.

  4. Once again, thank you all SO very much for all of your support! You motivate and inspire me every day! 🙂