Monday, December 08, 2008

Amazon Giveaway for YOU! Happy Blogversary to Me!

The Winner is Mommyhood is Thankless! She'll have 48 hours to confirm. Thanks, everyone!
On Saturday, I will celebrate my three year blogversary! It's hard to believe, but I have been blogging for almost three years. In those three years, I've learned a lot about the blogging community, technology, and "IF's." (Internet Friendships) I've discovered how much I like to write, whether it's journaling, sharing life's ups and downs, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, or memes. Take a walk with me down memory lane...

Memory Lane

My Very First Post - 2005, December 13
Ranting about State Mandated Testing - 2006, February 20
Morning Scenarios - 2006, November 5
All About Kisses - 2007, January 6
A Poem about the News - 2007, April 6
Wicked Fiction - 2007, July 23
Holiday Memories - 2007, December 22
Blindfolded at the Park, 2008, August 2
I am NOT Forgetful! - 2008, August 15
Post-Hurricane Post and Poem - 2008, September 13

Celebrate with me!
Here's how you can win a $20 Amazon Gift Card - I wish it was more, but at least it is in time to do some online holiday shopping.

1. Visit and leave a comment on at least one of the posts in my "Memory Lane" above.

2. Leave some comment luv on this post.

3. Make sure I have a way to contact you.

4. This giveaway is open World-Wide!

5. Comments will be open until 11:59 PM CST December 13, 2008. The winner will 48 hours to contact me to confirm their name and address.

6. Earn an extra entry by subscribing to my blog. Leave a separate comment letting me know you subscribed. If you already subscribe, leave a comment letting me know that.

7. Earn an extra entry when you follow my blog. Leave a separate comment letting me know you follow (whether you're new or already do).

8. Earn five (5) extra entries by blogging about this post on your blog. Please leave a comment with your link.


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P. S. Don't forget to leave a comment on my Along Came an Angel post for your chance to win a great prize!

83 comments:

  1. Happy Blogversary to you!!! I'm excited to go back and read some of your posts I've never read. I like the cute cake at the top of this post :)

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  2. Oh and yes, I already follow you of course!!

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  3. Happy Blogiversary!!

    i am off to read your FIRST post...i can hardly wait!

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  4. Happy Blogiversary!!

    i am off to read your FIRST post...i can hardly wait!

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  5. stoooooooooooopid blogger making me repeat myself..

    i am a follower

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  6. OH and i blogged about your giveaway (even though i reeeally wanna win) AND left you a little button for your blog!

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  7. happy blogversary! mine will be two on april...

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  8. Congratulations on 3 years! I'm surpriseed I made it to 3 months!

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  9. Wow 3 years is a long time to keep something up as well as you do. I went back to the KISSES post of course. Makes me want to run out and find a baby to kiss. And I already follow your blog sweetie. congrats.

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  10. I commented on Blindfolded in the Park.

    bacon74(at)1stopmom.com

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  11. I am following you too:)

    bacon74(at)1stopmom.com

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  12. WOW - 3 years! Congratulations. Blogging certainly is a wonderful world! We meet the nicest people and develop the nicest IFs.

    P.S. your books are on their way.

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  13. I commented on state mandated testing! One of my personal pet peeves!

    Corey
    jcwaters2002@yahoo.com

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  14. Happy Blogoversary! I commented on your post re: the TAKS test. That's one topic that just burns me right up. (But I've already vented there, so I'll leave it out of this comment! LOL)

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  15. Just subscribed via Google Reader.

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  16. Happy Anniversary! I commented Ranting about State Mandated Testing - 2006, February 20, great post. I fully agree with it!

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  17. And now I'm following, too! (Just out of curiosity - I'm also in Texas. What exactly is Blogging Across Texas?)

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  18. Happy Blogoversary!!!! Woohoo!! I've commented on your very first post :)
    Congrats on your achievement!!

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  19. Blogged: http://bunnymoney9.blogspot.com/2008/12/forgetfulones-3rd-year-blogoversary.html

    bunnybx at gmail . com

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  20. I enjoyed (and commented on your kisses post) :)

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  21. How great is this! Thanks!
    contest4me@live.com

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  22. I follow you. Thanks!
    contest4me@live.com

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  23. Happy Blogversary! I just celebrated my one-year blog anniversary :)

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway, I left a comment on your sweet Kisses memory post.

    amber
    shevilkenevil1 at aol dot com

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  24. Just posted a comment on your "I am NOT Forgetful" post. So funny and so me LOL

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  25. Happy 3yr Blogaversary! I want snow on my blog, can you tell me how? :) I have had you on bloglines and use some of your wonderful tips. tammyndavid@dishmail.net

    HUGS

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  26. I love amazon! You can find sooooo many things there.... please let me win!! ;-)

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  27. Congrats! I totally agree with you about state mandated testing...

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  28. Congratulations on 3 years! That's amazing. And what an amazing giveaway/drawing prize! I would love for my name to be thrown in.

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  29. p.s. I am a Follower since yesterday. :o)

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  30. p.p.s. I am now an Official Subscriber. ;o)

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  31. p.p.s. I added a link to your post on my sidebar: http://joytotheblog.blogspot.com/

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  32. Happy Blogoversary!! What a long time! I posted a comment on your poem about the news. So good!

    Lauren
    lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

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  33. I am now following your blog as well!

    -Lauren
    lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

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  34. Happy Blogiversary! I commented on "I am NOT Forgetful! (Well...)." Thanks for the contest!
    katiekarr at gmail dot com

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  35. Commented on your very first post.

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  36. Happy Blogoversary! Here's to many more!

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  37. blogged this giveaway.
    http://babasfarmlife.blogspot.com/

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  38. I left a comment on your kisses post! Now,I am leaving you a comment here.Love the snow that falls down your page.It gives me the holiday spirit.

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  39. I blogged about this too!!

    http://shootingstarsmag.blogspot.com/2008/12/linky-love.html

    -lauren
    lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

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  40. Happy Blogversary!

    I commented on your prior post "I am NOT forgetful!"

    Have a little Monday luv {{hugs}}

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  41. I'm also subscribed via google reader.

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  42. Happy Anniversary! 3 years is impressive; I only started my blog 10 months ago.

    penny.pince at gmail dot come

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  43. Happy Blogiversary!!

    I follow you!! =)

    I'm off to do the other extra's!

    PS - Dec this year was my one year!!!!!

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  44. This is my comment showing some luv!!!!! =)

    I will also post about your giveaway tomorrow!!! =)

    I will come back and leave you the link!!!

    (((HUGS)))
    J

    PS - you know how to find me....just in case I win!!!! =)

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  45. Congratulations! I commented on Ike...

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  46. I am now following your blog

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  47. I liked your post of holiday memories. I think it's one of the best feelings in the world to know that YOU mad a child happy. Nothing else seems to matter when you see their smiles and excitement. Thanks for sharing.

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  48. Congrats on your blogoversary! I read and left a comment on your 'I am NOT Forgetful!' post.

    sena.sagani[at]gmail[dot]com

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  49. I have linked you at http://senalovescandy.blogspot.com/2008/12/lovely-swag.html

    sena.sagani[at]gmail[dot]com

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  50. Congrats to you! I have commented on the Forgetfulness post. I had to laugh at it as I thought you were describing me especially the part about the shower!

    stacie_vaughan@hotmail.com

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  51. Congrats! I've also been blogging for three years and try not to let a day go by without posting something. I love it! Enjoy the celebration. Thanks for the giveaway luv.

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  52. Congratulations on the 3 years sweetie, that is wonderful.

    Im so glad I "met" you and I always love reading your blog.

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  53. I left you a comment on your first poat and I also follow you. lol

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  54. That is so exciting! I recently had my 1 year blog birthday, so I have a bit to catch up on :) love the snow...

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  55. I subscribed to you blog via google reader :)

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  56. I've got snow! Thanks Diana! 5 more entries because I blogged your giveaway here http://mylifeasawarrior.blogspot.com/2008/12/monday-photo-shoot-one-single.html

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  57. Happy Blogaversary Diane! THREE years! wooooo Hoooooo! Have a drink on me!
    I already am smart enough to subscribe and follow a fun, loving blogger! have fun with your great contest!! xoxo

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  58. Three Years?! Congrats! I, for one, am very glad you blog & we "met"!

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  59. Congratulations! I can't wait until I've been blogging that long. For now, I'm enjoying seeing those little post milestones: 50 posts, 100 posts, etc. I'm enjoying being small, and love love when I get some attention from a craft tutorial or something. Don't you just love those feelings?! Anyway, I'm glad I found you...from my mom's blog: babasfarmlife.blogspot.com She's a reader of your blog and I found your link on her site.

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  60. I blogged your giveaway: http://yourimpactmatters.com/online-giveaways/

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  61. I'm subscribed to your blog through Feed Demon.

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  62. I did it!!! I did it!!! I did it!!!

    I posted about your Blogversary!!!!

    http://musingsfromleftfield.blogspot.com/2008/12/blogversary-party.html

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  63. I am here by way of the fabulous Jeannie of Musings from Left Field!

    Happy Blogaversary~and many more!

    I am off to spread love on the angel post and memory lane too.

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  64. Happy Blogoversary!

    mommyhoodisthankless{AT}gmail.com

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  65. I am a subscriber!

    mommyhoodisthankless{AT}gmail.com
    legacyofbrutalitysa{AT}gmail.com

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  66. I am a follower!

    mommyhoodisthankless{AT}gmail.com

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  67. Happy blogversary! I can't resist the books on amazon.

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  68. Happy 3 years to you! I hope I can stick with it that long! I left a comment on your "Holiday Memories" post as well! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

    diane@diane-anderson.com

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  69. 3 years? Wow! that's awesome!!

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  70. Congratulations on your three year blogaversary...I found that I've commented on most of them...grin - isn't that cool! I've been around 4 months short of 3 years.

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  71. Cute site...I just came across it today. I can relate to a lot of our topics! Keep it up...

    THANKS!
    mycreativecontainers(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  72. Happy Blogversary!! =D How exciting!!

    Dominique
    bookvault(at)yahoo.com

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  73. Congrats on three year blogversary

    luckydolls123[at]verizon[dot]net

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