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2014/149: And The Winner Is…

A few days ago I had a little note card giveaway on this blog, and out of the 30-something people who qualified, only six entered. I was hoping for a few more, but I’m sure those six were happy about their chances of winning 😉

I had my daughter Sara help me pick the winner, which she was more than happy to do. She even provided her sun hat to put the names in, and I thought I’d take a little video of the drawing. I apologize for the sudden ending…seems that I’ve trimmed a couple of frames too many off the video (oops!)…. but I think you can still see the name of he winner if you don’t blink at the very end 😉

But before we get to the video, here is an image of one of the note cards included in the set.

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CONGRATULATIONS!! Your set of note cards will be on their way to you by the end of the week! 🙂
** I’ve added a still shot of the video in the comments, where you can see the name of the winner more clearly.

2014/148: Instagram

Do you have a gallery on Instagram?
If you’d like to check out my gallery, my user name is shutterbug218 (but please note that I will delete any “ghost followers”, aka people who follow but don’t Like or comment on any of my photos.)

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2014/145: Helicopters

Don’t know what these really are, but we always used to call them “helicopters”. Still do 🙂

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2014/143: A Giveaway!

It’s been such a long time since I’ve done one of these, and Kathy’s recent giveaway inspired me to do my own again.

So today I’m giving away a set of 10 (blank inside) note cards, each with a different photograph of mine. Which ones will remain a mystery until the lucky winner will receive his / her prize 😉

To qualify for the giveaway all you need to have done is comment at least once here on my blog between January 1, 2014 and May 22, 2014, just to keep all the lurkers to come out of hiding at the chance of a freebie. Post Likes unfortunately do not qualify.

You have until Tuesday, May 27, 2014 to enter, just leave a little comment on this post and your name will be entered into the drawing, and then tune in on Thursday, May 29th to see if you’ve won.

Good Luck!

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2014/141: Poppies

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2014/140: Unfurl (2)

Fern unfurling

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2014/139: Unfurl (1)

Fern unfurling.

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2014/138: Car Show

You know me…it’s all about the details 😉

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Selfie….sort of.
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2014/137: Spread The Love

Mmmmm, Marmite! I tried it on a “you should try it” not-quite-dare and was told it’s either a love-it or hate-it thing. I have to admit it tasted a bit strange at first. Very strange! I didn’t hate it, but I didn’t love it either.  But at about $6 for a tiny little jar of this stuff, I figured it’s worth another try. And the more I ate of it, the more I liked it. Now I don’t want to live without it! 😉
On Mother’s Day we drove all the way to Grapevine, TX to do a little shopping at the British Emporium and I found a giant 500g jar of it! That should last me a week or two 😉

What about you? Have you tried Marmite? Do you love it? Hate it?
Lucky for me, hubby is not a big fan of it and the kids flat out refuse to try it. Oh well, more for me (all for me!!)

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2014/136: Smile, It’s Friday!

Have a wonderful week-end!

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