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:

Jen said...

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 :)

Jen said...

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

Mamarazzi said...

Happy Blogiversary!!

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

Mamarazzi said...

Happy Blogiversary!!

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

Mamarazzi said...

stoooooooooooopid blogger making me repeat myself..

i am a follower

Mamarazzi said...

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

latree said...

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

Felicia said...

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

Queen-Size funny bone said...

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.

latree said...

my post about your post :D

Queen-Size funny bone said...

I follow you lead...

1stopmom said...

I commented on Blindfolded in the Park.

bacon74(at)1stopmom.com

1stopmom said...

I am following you too:)

bacon74(at)1stopmom.com

~TAMY 3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

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.

Mrs. Incredible said...

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

Corey
jcwaters2002@yahoo.com

Lisa said...

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)

Lisa said...

Just subscribed via Google Reader.

Ginny said...

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

Lisa said...

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

Ginny said...

I'm subscribed

Ginny said...

I'm following

Bunny B said...

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

Bunny B said...

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

bunnybx at gmail . com

Anissa said...

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

Liz said...

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

Liz said...

I follow you. Thanks!
contest4me@live.com

Amy said...

Happy Anniversary

Amber said...

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

Angie said...

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

Tammy said...

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

Wani said...

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

*Meg Larsen* said...

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

Joy said...

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

Joy said...

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

Joy said...

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

Joy said...

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

Shooting Stars Mag said...

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

Lauren
lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

Shooting Stars Mag said...

I am now following your blog as well!

-Lauren
lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

Katie said...

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

Baba said...

Commented on your very first post.

Baba said...

Happy Blogoversary! Here's to many more!

Baba said...

I subscribed.

Baba said...

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

Mistress Meeyee said...

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.

Shooting Stars Mag said...

I blogged about this too!!

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

-lauren
lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

Mistress Meeyee said...

I subscribed

Mistress Meeyee said...

I follow you too!

Shel said...

Happy Blogversary!

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

Have a little Monday luv {{hugs}}

Shel said...

I'm a follower now too

Shel said...

I'm also subscribed via google reader.

Penelope Pince said...

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

penny.pince at gmail dot come

"J" said...

Happy Blogiversary!!

I follow you!! =)

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

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

"J" said...

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!!!! =)

Shelly said...

Congratulations! I commented on Ike...

Shelly said...

I subscribe

Shelly said...

I am now following your blog

Michelle said...

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.

Sena said...

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

sena.sagani[at]gmail[dot]com

Sena said...

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

sena.sagani[at]gmail[dot]com

Stacie said...

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

Jawan said...

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.

Melanie said...

Congratulations on the 3 years sweetie, that is wonderful.

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

Melanie said...

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

Julie said...

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

Julie said...

I subscribed to you blog via google reader :)

Tammy said...

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

Lucy said...

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

D... said...

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

The Mommy said...

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.

The Mommy said...

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

The Mommy said...

I'm subscribed to your blog through Feed Demon.

"J" said...

I did it!!! I did it!!! I did it!!!

I posted about your Blogversary!!!!

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

Leigh said...

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.

Mommyhood is Thankless said...

Happy Blogoversary!

mommyhoodisthankless{AT}gmail.com

Mommyhood is Thankless said...

I am a subscriber!

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

Mommyhood is Thankless said...

I am a follower!

mommyhoodisthankless{AT}gmail.com

Alisha said...

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

Diane said...

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

CC said...

3 years? Wow! that's awesome!!

Tumblewords: said...

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.

Angela C said...

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

THANKS!
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Dominique said...

Happy Blogversary!! =D How exciting!!

Dominique
bookvault(at)yahoo.com

dolls123 said...

Congrats on three year blogversary

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