Monday, October 27, 2008

Bloggy Carnival Giveaway Oct. 27-31

The winner!

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Michelle of Big Blueberry Eyes. Congratulations!

I have been anxiously awaiting this bloggy carnival since the last one. I love them! Go to to the main Bloggy Carnival site to find tons of bloggy giveaways!

Now, I know you came here for the giveaway, but maybe you'll take a minute to look through some of my posts, and maybe you'll find one (or more) you like, and you'll come back! Here's a few to get you started:

Gah!

The Hits When You Were Born

Travel and Tipping

In His Hands

What's Your Niche?
I am NOT Forgetful!

Now, to the good part. This time I am giving away a $20 Amazon.com gift card to one lucky recipient anywhere in the world who has a valid email address.



All you need to do is leave a comment on this post. What would you buy with your gift card? Make sure you leave an email address if you are not a blogger or if your email address is not on your blog's profile.

For an extra entry you can 1) stumble this post by clicking the stumble it button at the end, or 2) subscribe to my feed in your favorite reader. Be sure to leave a separate comment for each of your entries.

Random.org will help me choose a winner when this giveaway ends at 11:59 PM October 31, 2008. The winner will have three days to claim the prize. If not, another lucky winer will be selected. Good luck, and have fun entering lots of other giveaways! I hope you'll come back and check out some of my posts!


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478 comments:

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Deborah said...

please enter me! i have a tons of books i would love to get with it!

lissa said...

the possibilities are endless but I would probably get a tv series dvds or books

Suzie said...

I would by the book Archemond. Its only in hard cover and beyond my budget right now

Jamie said...

I would buy the movie Baby Mama. I seen it this weekend and it's HILARIOUS. Definitely on my to buy list!

jamieATohhowlovelyDOTnet

Lomagirl said...

I'd buy a book. Just for me. Pure indulgence.
(Or I'd go for kids toys.)

. . . Dallas Meow . . . . said...

they ship food, I'd send treats to the lad in Idaho...

Apron Strings Aflutter said...

I'd by Cricut cartridges (Im a scrapbooker...) Wonderful giveaway! Thanks for the chance to enter! :)

Sassy Mama Bear said...

Love I should say I'd buy something for me....and that would be a flashdrive to store my writing....but fact is I'd probably buy something for the kids.

Love to be entered.
sassylucylootoo(at)yahoo(dot)com

Giggles said...

I'd buy a book for sure!

Hugs Giggles

Carrie said...

I would love to be entered! There are some Disney classics that we'd love to have on DVD for our family to enjoy.

readingtoknow (at) gmail (dot) com

Thanks!

Alicia said...

I have just started reading the Twilight series and would use it by buy the next book!

Jackie said...

I am always buying stuff for the kids so I think I would be purely selfish and buy myself a good book. Thanks for hosting this giveaway, I've got my fingers crossed! :) jenasea@aol.com

Stacy said...

I would get started on my Christmas shopping.

Kristi said...

I would get a game for my con for Christmas.

Mrs. Sprinkles said...

I'd probably get some toys for Christmas. Come check out my Amazon giveaway!

Tuesday Girl said...

I would love to buy some DVDs for my kids for christmas

tuesdayef (at) aol dot com

Lucy said...

I WOULD BUY DAVID COOK'S NEW CD, IT COMES OUT NOV. 18TH AND IF THERE IS LEFTOVER.. A BOOK TOO! woooh Hooo! love contests!
xoxo
thanks for the great chance Di!

Amber said...

Thank you for the giveaway. I would buy Clif and Luna bars :)

Lucy said...

Diane I stumbled you but didn't join up so I don't know if you still see the review??
don't call the blogging police on me!!

Lady Why said...

I would love this!! I am a book-a-holic! Thanks!

Lady Why said...

I also subscribed to your feed! Thanks!!

ladyoffruit said...

I would use it to get textbooks next semester.

Thanks!

captain_lisaad (at) yahoo (dot) com

tami said...

i would use this for christmas gifts of course!!!

tami said...

i subbed so please enter me again!

Lisa said...

Hi. Am new to your blog.

Hmmmm. I would buy my son the Spiderwick movie. Part of Christmas shopping!

Elizabeth said...

I would buy Burt's Bees heavy cream to protect my skin in the coming winter months.

elizabeth.knox at gmail dot com

Elizabeth said...

I stumbled you (as LizzieBear)!

elizabeth.knox at gmail dot com

Annabelle said...

I have quite a few books on my "want to read" list...I would probably start purchasing some of those books!

Sheila said...

I would use the gift certificate to buy gifts for my brother's birthday!

Karly said...

I'm hoping to win enough gift cards to purchase a new lens for my camera! I don't think it's going to happen, but I'm sure trying! :)

stephanie said...

There are two books I'm wanting to purchase via Amazon: At Large and At Small; Nourishing Traditions.
Thanks!

zipster81(at)juno(dot)com

Sandy said...

Well my Christmas shopping list is long and at least half of it is on Amazon. I'd buy Aunt J's book. Or boy-child's Legos. Or girl-child's favorite DVD. Or heck, I'd buy me those books I've been waiting for. :)

Elizabeth said...

I would get a gorilla-pod, the bendable tripod, for my camera.

Fresh Girl said...

I would buy some wooden puzzles for my nephew for Christmas. He's very into those right now. :)

Elizabeth said...

I have added you to my Google reader. I really liked your post on Tipping. It is such a hard thing to know what is right. I always overtip.

Deb - Mom of 3 Girls said...

I'm trying to save up for a new camera (ours is dying a slow death) so this would help out so much. :)

Shooting Stars Mag said...

please enter me. i would use it to buy a book!! :)

-lauren

lauren51990 at aol dot com

okbarbie5 said...

I'd buy a book for my grandson! He loves to read!!! Thanks for a chance to do that!

koopermom said...

Great blog! and awesome giveaway, with Christmas coming this would be great!

Becky said...

I love buying books. So that's what I'd spend it on if I win. :)

Becky (laney_poATyahoo.com)

Becky said...

I've subscribed via google reader.

Melissa said...

I would buy a Wii game for my kids for Christmas. Or a couple of CD downloads for my husband.

parcelhome at comcast dot net

Melissa said...

I subscribed to your blog.

parcelhome at comcast dot net

Anonymous said...

Cookbooks are always a favorite of mine.
Kristine
kvicker at hotmail dot com

Gina said...

If I won i'd be using it towards xmas gifts!!

Gina said...

I subscribe via google reader

Gina said...

I stumbled (lyricsmama)

erika~ the inspired mama said...

i would buy books :) thank you for such an awesome giveaway!

xo,
erika

erika~ the inspired mama said...

subscribed! :)

erika

Lisa Sharp said...

Either some organic food or a gift for my hubby.

KellieLor said...

Books - as many as I can. Thank you for the chance.

Kinslee said...

As a Mom of three boys I don't get many chances to escape and books are one way that I do that. I would love to get Three for Tea

Kt said...

hmmm i love getting design books and can get them at great prices on amazon! can never have too many!!!

thanks!
kmsst19@gmail.com

Nicole said...

There are so many things I could use that gift card for!

Croasla0 said...

I want to buy my boyfriend a digital picture frame for christmas and put lots of pictures of us on it! I have been looking at some on Amazon. This would certainly help :)

Lauren
croasla0(at)sewanee.edu

traymona said...

I'd buy Liz a new winter jacket. I would wait till I found a great deal on Amazon. But there are always great deals on Amazon if you keep an eye out for them.
traymona[at]aol.com

3cookieday said...

I'd buy dryer balls! Or a book. Yeah.

Amy said...

I'd Love to win this! I'd put it towards a new lens for my camera! This would be great!!!

amyandjeffmartinez{at}yahoo{dot}com

Heather said...

Probably I'd use it for a book for school (boring, I know). Or maybe for that 2-lb bag of Sweethearts candy I've been eyeing but can't justify spending money on... ;)

Wendy said...

hmmm-- I'd usae it to buy the Sara Groves new Christmas CD that is coming out...

Jenny said...

I'd probably do some Christmas shopping... or maybe buy a new CD. I am kind of tired of the ones we have!

the_other_alice_(at)yahoo.com

James and Andrea said...

I have a whole list of things (literally) as I'm compiling my baby's (due in February) wish list. I'd like to buy a little organic sleeper which I plan to be my little one's first outfit.
-Andrea

bermudaonion said...

I would buy books! milou2ster@gmail.com

lacie37 said...

I would use it to buy some small things for my kids for christmas.

lacie37(at)gmail(dot)com

Suz said...

We just put in a wood stove and I desperately need a hand vacuum!

Stephanie said...

I would have to buy some new children's books. My girls are getting older and need new reading stuff!

AmandaSue said...

I'd use it to buy books for christmas!

Jill said...

I want to get my DD's the Girl Gourmet Cupcake Maker :)

marilyn4him said...

I would buy books.. I love to read...I have been waiting to buy the new Beverly Lewis Book.

MonieG said...

If I won this prize. I would buy
A Lion Among Men (The Wicked Years, Book 3. I've been DYING for this book!! Thanks for the great giveaway.

Nise' said...

Honestly, I want to buy a book for myself, but would use it on Christmas presents.

Tammy said...

71 comments! lol I'd love an Amazon Kendell. (book reader)

Brooke said...

I would use this gift for Christmas gifts! It sure wold help big this year! THANKS!

freeshopper said...

Thanks for the great giveaway!

Brooke said...

I forgot to say I follow your blog now! YEA!!

KPort207 said...

I would use the gift card to purchase a new DVD. Thanks for the giveaway!

kport207 (at) gmail (dot) com

Beth said...

I would get to work on my Christmas shopping! Thanks for the great giveaway opportunity!

Beth said...

Definitly towards Christmas gifts. Both of my kids have Amazon Wish lists that I shop off of. Thanks for the chance.

The Downtown Boutique said...

I would probably get my husband the ESV study Bible that he has been wanting. Thank you for the giveaway.

Linda said...

I might a book, or some gluten-free goodies, or maybe a Christmas gift. Thanks!

Linda said...

I also stumbled it!

Tracey said...

I would buy baby books and cardboard books for my little one due on Dec. 5

Jess said...

Wow, fantastic giveaway! I would definitely buy a book with the gift certificate! Not too sure which one, but I haven't read a good book in a long time! ;)

jess^^^4002 [at] gmail [dot] com
(without the ^^^)

Tes283 said...

True lemon and True lime is what I am buying. I love to put lemons and limes in my water, but worry about dirty hands handling them. True lemon is real lemon in a powder form.

Whimsical Creations said...

I would buy christmas presents for my kids.

=) melanie
http://melaniescrafts.blogspot.com
melanieadey at hotmail dot com

Sarah Rose said...

I would use it to buy the new Andrew Peterson CD, and an Eric Carle book for my daughter.

Lisa P said...

I would look for the best clearance deals

Lauren said...

As much as I'd love to spend in on myself, I would end up using it on Christmas gifts from my families wishlists.

Shana said...

I would by books! :o)

Shana said...

Just added you to my Google Reader. :o)

Nadine said...

I would most likely buy books, but Amazon sells so many great things I may change my mind

EllyBean said...

I would love to get something special for myself since I always tend to shop for everyone else... lol.. maybe some chocolate!


ellybean@connected2christ.com

nicole said...

If it is available, I would get Mickey Mouse The Three Musketeers for my son because it is his favorite movie and our DVR erased it recently. If that is not available, I would buy books for my girls for Christmas.

Rachel said...

I would buy holiday gifts. Thanks for the opportunity!

rachel @ bayinghound . com

Lawanda said...

I am with those who've said they'd buy xmas gifts!! :)

ktjrdn said...

I'd definitely get something for my daughter's birthday coming up.

ktjrdn said...

I stumbled this too.
Thanks

majellamom said...

I'd get a few books off my daughter's suggested reading list for our homeschool curriculum. I love Amazon!

Great giveaway!

Debbie said...

What a great giveaway. I would get a couple more books for our TOG studies. I always have a few on my wish list.

The Chatty Housewife said...

I would buy card making supplies! Thank you so much for this great chance to win! chattyhousewife(at)gmail.com

Dixie said...

This would definitely go towards Christmas!
Thank you.


southrngal(at)gmail(dot)com

Dixie said...

I also subscribed to your feed.
Thanks again!


southrngal(at)gmail(dot)com

Merry said...

I'd buy books!

WendyDarling said...

I would buy books for my nephews Christmas presents. :-)

Thank you for participating.

Christy@pipandsqueak said...

I would buy an Itzbeen. It is a splurge that I cold justify if I wone the $$

scrappysue said...

yay! finally one that sends worldwide - thanks!!!

Hayley said...

I'd love a pair of new slippers!

oreo89 [at] gmail [dot] com

kal said...

I would get some Legos for my son for Christmas. Thanks!

Rip Curl Mom said...

I have a book list a mile long. Would love this!

Kim said...

I would buy just about any Melissa and Doug toy for my little one.

thank you for the chance to win

Fantacy so Sweet-n-Stuff... said...

I am a sahm with a very hardworking hubby and I would use this to get him something for Christmas (as a sahm, there is not a lot of "my" money to spend without him knowing) :) ty so much for the chance to win!

Fantacy so Sweet-n-Stuff... said...

I had just subscribed to your RSS feed so that I could come back and read your blog AFTER the bloggy giveaway carnival is over lol takes a lot of time to visit nearly 900 blogs in the 4 days I have left! ;) so here is my 2nd comment for subscribing!

Wendy said...

maybe i'd get one of them Kindles! oprah liked it. :)

~TAMY 3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

I'm a bookaholic so would love to win this.

~TAMY 3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

I stumbled you too.

~TAMY 3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

And you know you're in my reader! LOL

Alicia said...

Books & more books!

Thanks for the giveaway! >^..^<

Deanne said...

I would buy books. My library doesn't carry the authors that I like....so I'd just use the gc and buy them! :)

Tara said...

I would probably buy my daughter something for her 1st bday next month!

Tara
cloudspassby78 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Tara said...

I subscribed!

Tara
cloudspassby78 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Stonefox (otherwise known as Heidi) said...

I have a list of books I would love to buy! I live overseas and getting English books is difficult, so this would be awesome! Thanks for the giveaway! stonefox@pobox.com

Emily said...

I would buy more homeschooling books. Viking Tales is on our wish list right now, along with Buffalo Bill & Ben Franklin by the marvelous D'Aulaire couple.

Anonymous said...

I would buy twinnings tea that I can't find in the supermarket. :)

fawkesthefenix at hotmail

Tanya Moyer said...

I am missing the last 2 books in the Mitford Series by Jan Karon so I would pick those up! Great giveaway - thanks for offering!
~Tanya
the4moyers(at)msn(dot)com

Deborah said...

I would give the gift card to my husband and tell him to spend it on whatever he wanted! I love him so.

Deborah
dbstout{at}juno{dot}com

Kira said...

I would love to use this card for some holiday shopping on amazon!


-Kira
XWildHopeX at hotmail dot com

creatinglifesdance.blogspot.com

Bunny B said...

I'd love to buy books, books and more books! :)

bunnybx at gmail . com

Chiara said...

I'd buy the CD/DVD combo of Band from TV :)
Thanks!

chiara [at] italianechelon [dot] it

Jessica said...

I would buy a bakeware or cookware set!

sundaygirl at gmail dot com

Shalee said...

Most likely, I'd use it to either buy X-mas gifts or save it for something that we will want after the holidays are over.

Estelle said...

I would buy myself some books I've been wanting.

cdziuba said...

A cake cookbook. Thanks for this nice giveaway. cdziuba@aol.com

Stacy said...

I would buy a few new board books for my son to read, I mean chew.

hetz-junk(at)hotmail(dot)com

Susan said...

I'd buy the new Jon and Kate plus Eight book. Fun contest!
sjbraun at hotmail dot com

koehmstedt said...

I love to read, so my purchase would be books. Thanks.

Sunny said...

Oh! Books for sure!!

And I stumbled your blog!

sj3girls AT hotmail DOT com

Peggie said...

I am looking for a few books and would most likely buy one with it.
peggie dot loden at gmail dot com

Elaine said...

I would love to get a good start on my Christmas shopping with this!

Rachel R. said...

Books! Okay, so maybe that's (almost) a given. I might buy Michael Pollan's book, since I've been putting it off 'cause it's never on sale. lol

Mudpies and Mary Janes said...

My daughter is an avid reader and I would love to buy her some more books. Thanks!

Sena said...

I want to buy my fav graphic novels!

sena.sagani [at] gmail [dot] com

Kimberly said...

There is a CD I want to get my husband for Christmas and I'd like to get the new Indiana Jones DVD for myself. If I had any left over of course I would buy a book. I LOVE BOOKS!

Thanks for the giveaway!

HunnyV "at" Optonline "dot" net

Anonymous said...

i would buy a jodi picoult novel from amazon

Bebemiqui said...

"Job" by Chuck Swindoll.
bebemiqui82(at)yahoo(dot)com

Christina said...

This would go towards the teen audio bible that my daughter wants for CHristmas!!!

seemommysew said...

a sewing book....not sure which one!

Huguette E. said...

A christmas present :)

the schros said...

i would buy my hubby the batman DVD and maybe a children's book

Barbara said...

I love amazon and have a long list saved in my Wish List. I'd probably buy a Calphalon One dutch oven with this to make soup in all winter. Thanks for the contest.

3oink63moo484 (at) gmail(.)com

Earthmama said...

Most likely I would buy a gift for my children!

thesmithclan at stny.rr dot com

Katie Stacey said...

I would buy a Christmas gift!

KL Snow said...

I've had a wish list on Amazon for years now, and it's pages and pages long, but I'm also starting to think about using Amazon this Christmas season to buy toys for Child's Play, my favorite Christmas charity.

Thanks!

Tiffany said...

Hmmm..I'd put it towards an Arms Reach Cosleeper bed. Thanks for the chance to win!!
give_me_a_latte at yahoo

Tiffany said...

Annnd I just subscribed to your feed. Looking forward to reading more! Thanks again!
give_me_a_latte at yahoo

Susan said...

I would buy a new DS game for my son for Christmas. Thanks for the contest.
susan dot lockhart at g mail

rebecca said...

Either books for hubby or toys for baby!


gitrecca (at) gmail (dot) com

flmom said...

I've heard so many good reviews about The Shack (and I'm hold #123 for it at the library!) - I would use the gc to treat myself to the book. :o)

§wanny said...

Christmas gits!! I am hoping to save up enough money to buy a family gift of a Wii. scrimping and saving every penny for it

Karla @ Ramblin' Roads said...

I would probably buy crochet pattern books or possibly DVDs for the family. Thanks for a great giveaway!

Karla @ Ramblin' Roads said...

I stumbled your post! Thanks!

Karla @ Ramblin' Roads said...

And I also subscribed to your feed. Thanks again!

Karen said...

I would buy my husband a Christmas gift.

Kari said...

I would use the GC to Christmas shop, probably on CD's and books for my kids. Thanks!

Kari said...

I stumbled ya! Thanks again!

getpalmd said...

So much to choose from. Guess some clothing piece!

CrystalGB said...

I would buy books. :)

Deedles said...

I am a big fan of Nora Roberts so I would use it to buy her books.

Rach said...

I love your "the hits when you were born post"
I bookmarked it and I'm coming back!
I would buy a few "Kipper the Dog DVDs for my twins if I won.

Leia said...

I'd probably buy hubs' Christmas present of the last season of "Home Improvement."

Suzanne said...

School books!

samsakara said...

I would use it on toys or winter gear for my kids. Thanks for such a generous giveaway.

samsakara@twcny.rr.com

caseydeuce said...

I'd love to win this and put it toward my daughters christmas presents! Im broke!!

amber said...

Please enter me. I'd love to pre-order JK Rowlings Tales of Beedle the Bard with this.

Thanks so much!

shevilkenevil1 at aol dot com

Becca said...

I would love to buy the newest House DVD boxset.

Staci said...

I would get my son some new books. He loves to read. Thanks for the giveaway!
princess3sah(at)cs(dot)com

TXsunlover said...

It would help toward the cost of replacing my coffeemaker that died last weekend. Thanks for the chance to win your great giveaway!
proudyaya04 {at} yahoo {dot} com

Katie said...

Shoooes, Gromit!
katiekarr at gmail dot com

sara l. said...

I would put it towards some new cookware I've had my eye on!
Thanks for such a fun giveaway!
sblilly14(@)yahoo(.)com

mannequin said...

I read your "What's your Niche?" post and I agree with you. I write about what I feel like writing about and that encompasses a lot. If readers like it, they'll be back. If they don't care for it, that's okay too!

I would use the card towards Christmas gifts for my son. He loves Amazon for the obscure sheet music so that's probably how that money would be consumed.

mannequin said...

I've subscribed via Google reader for an extra entry.

PS said...

I want a Scooba so bad! Especially on weeks like this!

Kristinia - Loving Heart Mommy said...

I'd get some books for the kids Christmas stockings!

I checked out your post In His Hands and I love your poem, we are definately In His Hands and I pray you and your family are too! God Bless!

Kristinia- Loving Heart Mommy
http://www.lovingheartmommy.com
kristinia AT lovingheartmommy DOT com

mannequin said...

I've stumbled it. My name is missmannequin


Thank you for the extra chances.

PstLyfDiva said...

I would put it towards next semester's books for my partner!

Emily said...

I would buy something for my new home!

Thanks for offering it!

princesslimey (at) gmail (dot) com

The Wade's said...

I would probably get new kiddie books for my son!

michelle said...

I would use it to get a new cookbook that I have been looking at called Cooking Among Friends. If there was any money left over, I would likely get a new book for my kids to read as well.

michelle at northofthe49 dot com

Kim said...

Something from my ever-growing wishlist at Amazon!

Susan W said...

Perfect timing for the holiday shopping! I would probably buy some toys for my nieces (or breakdown and buy another one for my daughter!)

Thanks for the opportunity

oona said...

I would buy my daughter a Melissa and Doug Alphabet Rubber Stamp set to help her practice her word-making skills!

Thanks for the giveaway!
foxsquirrelrabbit(at)gmail(dot)com

Mary said...

I would buy some of the bajillion and one books on my list of things to read!

christel said...

I have a few items in my cart waiting to be purchased, some books and some movies. Thanks for the giveaway.

Kathy - mom of many said...

I would buy the book "When God Writes Your Love Story" by Leslie Ludy!

mike.kris said...

Christmas presents - they usually have some great deals this time o' year!

Marie said...

Normally I would buy myself books but with Christmas approaching I'd buy some horses for my daughter from Amazon's toy store -- she loves horses :-)

vmlay@artsci.wustl.edu

Melanie said...

I'd start my Christmas shopping by buying some things for my daughter- maybe a dollhouse.

ourhappyhappenings@gmail.com

Lori said...

We're missing Bonjour Butterfly in the Fancy Nancy set and I'm Bad for my son. I am addicted to kids books! Thanks

lkziegler[at]gmail[dot]com

Melanie said...

I stumbled you for an extra entry. My user name is LivinWithMe.

ourhappyhappenings@gmail.com

kagey10 said...

there is a hair product I would buy, I can't remember the name cause it is really long! but it has great reviews and it is supposed to help people who are losing hair. I am so stressed I have been losing mine. i know. EEEK!

thanks so much!

kagey10 said...

rss feed subscribed!

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