Saturday, May 30, 2009

100th Post and Giveaway

Addendum: Okay, it's now noon, my time, so I will close the drawing up. From here, I'll go over to comments to post the closing, then will go over to RANDOM.ORG to choose the three numbers. Good luck!

Well, your patience paid off. It was an extra long wait because I had to ask your opinion about the giveaway items, take a vote, and then make the items. I hope it will be worth the wait. : )
Don't be shy. Even if you've never posted a comment over here before, (and live in America) you're welcome to sign up for the giveaway. All you need to do is leave a comment on this post and I will pick the three winners next Friday at noon, my time.





As promised, I opened my Etsy shop today. Here's a collage of the items in there, as of today. I intend on adding to it each time I finish another item.


Good luck on the Giveaway. I've had so much fun getting ready for it. : )
p.s. If you missed out purchasing one of the items above, and I still have the supplies, I will happily make another just for you. Either leave a comment here or on my Etsy Site. Then I will just list it as a custom order over at Etsy. : )

109 comments:

Roni said...

I love your blog and I love seeing how you and your kids are doing. We are coming for a visit in August. We will have to plan a get-together. Take Care!

Bosch Family said...

I've been reading your blog for awhile and I have absolutely loved your ideas especially the Halloween ideas!! I'd be honored to be selected for one of your giveaways. Great job!

HiHo said...

oh...I was hoping to win lunch with Mom. It doesn't need to be a Weds. hee,hee. Congrats on 100 and Etsy! Heidi

Melinda said...

Congrats on your 100th Post!!!! I love your blog, and stop by often!
Great giveaway!!

GRAMS said...

Oh pick me, pick me! I want the cake too. I'm going to go right over to your Etsy shop. Let me know how it goes. Love your stuff. Janis

Darlene said...

Oh girl you KNOW I am keeping my fingers crossed for you to pick me!!! Everything is just too CUTE! Congratulations on your etsy shop. You know I will be browsing through it often! I'm off to go see what you have.♥

Lorraine said...

You have such pretty things in yout Etsy shop!

~LisaLou~ said...

Congrats on your 100th post and the Etsy shop! You are such a talented lady! Come fall you'll have to add some of your cute Halloween decor to the Etsy shop. You have such a cute whimsical look!

Pam said...

I am so excited for you ML!!!!!
I tune in at least 3 times a week. You are amazing, but I already knew that (: Congrats on your 100th post. I hope I win one of your darling creations.
Your old friend & VT partner, P

Rambling Girl said...

WooHoo you finally opened your etsy...can't wait to look around and see what I have to buy....

Also enter me please! Congrats on your 100th post!

Beth

Holly said...

IT FEELS LIKE A HOLIDAY!!!!!:):) I am truly excited for your etsy store as well! I have to get my hands on one of those pendants.......:):)!! CONGRATULATIONS on post #100!!!!!!!

Brooke said...

How fun! Everything is so cute! You have such great ideas. Thanks for the giveaway! I hope I win!

Krissa said...

Happy 100....that is awesome...and your etsy shop!!! I love your stuff and your blog!

constance said...

Congratulations on 100 and your Etsy shop! Beautiful stuff!
Constance

Carol said...

Congrats on your 100th post! I would be thrilled to win any of your fabulous creations!

marie said...

I would love a chance to wint the giveaway! Please include me!!

I'm having one too, if you'd like to stop by and take a peek.

Sadie said...

Congrats on your 100th post!! :)

Julie said...

I have also been reading your blog quite a bit lately. I love the Wednesday's with Mom features! I think they are great!

GrandmaBev said...

Mary Lou,
Congratulations on your 100th post. I sure enjoy reading your blog.
Beverly

Deb said...

Congratulations!!!! I love checking in for your "Wednesday's with Mom"...and all your crafts, too, of course!!! Hope I win..would love to get the little Halloweenie thingie for my daughter!!

RACHELLE said...

hey there...i too check your blog daily for new post's and inspiration! your items are beautiful and i am so glad that you had enough faith in yourself to take the leap and be on etsy!!!!

congratulations! rachelle

Cherry's Jubilee said...

THanks for the heads up girl on your give-away! I would be thrilled to win any of your goodies! I am keeping my fingers crossed...and congrats on the etsy store!!!! I added you as one of my faves! You will have fun with it and YES you can go at your own pace...I know I do! Hugs, cherry

Nicole said...

Congratulations on your 100th post. You have a darling blog that I've really enjoyed. I'd love to win your fun giveaway!!! Oh, and congrats on your etsy shop!

Kim's Treasures said...

Congratulations on your 100th post! You really have a great blog! Love your giveaway and etsy shop!

Sher's Creative Expressions said...

Congratulations on your 100th post. Your blog is wonderful! I love your Wednesday with mom posts too. Very special indeed!

Please, please toss my name in the hat, I would adore that Eiffel Tower Necklace. I've even looked around for that special memory maker frame you use. . . with no luck. My scrapbook stores do not carry it, Michael's doesn' carry it. I'm hoping when our new Hobby Lobby opens on June 8th that they will carry it and if I don't win. . .at least I can "attempt" to make something similar for myself and my daughters :)

Blessings,

Sher

Jenny S said...

mememememememe!! Add me in please!!! I love your blog as you know!! Good luck to everyone and congrats on the 100th post!!

9405018--Pat said...

I,ve been reading your blog for a while love it...Congratz on your 100 post....Pat H
pattygary@kc.rr.com

Lopez X 5 said...

I check your blog often, and love your pictures! Congrats on your
100th post, I know that it is harder then it seems.

Jen :) said...

hee hee, I'm in :) You're so fun!

dr said...

I'm kinda new to reading your blog...I did add you to my daily read list. I love your blog! It is SO much fun!

CONGRATS on your 100th post!

Donna

Kim @ Manning Family Tree said...

I'm excited for your giveaway. Love your items. You are so creative. Well I am off to visit your etsy store.

Micah and Melinda said...

Wow you are so creative! I am loving that super cute necklace! Keep up the great work and creativity!!!

Scrap for Joy said...

I didn't forget to enter...just didn't want to be first in line. I wouldn't miss the chance to enter this drawing or wish you well in your Etsy adventure or say congratulations on your 100th post or tell you again how much I love visiting here!
~Joyce

themommytimesfour said...

Congrats on your hundred post. I have never left a comment but love your blog.

mamamia said...

Love your blog! Congratulations and much future success!

Meridee said...

I love the posts that you write about your mom. I especially love looking at the old photos. Fun give aways. I hope that I win!

Meridee
merideew@gmail.com

mysteryhistorymom said...

The items in your shop are darling!! I may just have go shopping.:) Congratulations on your shop and 100 posts, Sweets! Lori

Kristen, The Pajama Mama said...

happy 100! I love the necklace...enter me, please!!

Christina said...

Happy 100th and your etsy store!!

I love all of your beautiful creations and have really enjoyed reading your blog.

pick me, pick me! : )

Rachel said...

Congrats on 100!!!!!!!
How have I not added you to my Google Reader yet, what is wrong with me?!?
Okay I am now officially your 280th google reader subscriber!! ;) Can't wait to see who wins I hope I do!!

;)rachel

Victoria said...

Ohhh thanks for the reminder!!! Please enter me too. :)

Congrats on 100 and the new etsy store!

Frogs-n-Butterflies said...

O.K. I love ur blog and creations. WOWZERS!!! Super fabulous stuff! Thanks for the chance to win this awsome stash! Now I'm off to check out ur etsy store! :) Cheri

Shannon said...

Congratulations on 100! You make the prettiest things!

Beth at Aunties said...

Thanks for coming and getting me. I am trying to get caught up from being gone for two weeks and taking care of our parents. it seems May past me by. I ahve loved reding your Wednesday's with Mom blogs and all your adoraable whimsy. I was spending practically everyday with my FIL, nurses and doctors. It is getting better now. It was hard to take off for the East coast just when he got so bad.
Most important! CONGRATULATIONS on your 100th post! Thanks for sharing with us your talents. You have such a fun creative mind and your Halloween was spectacular as has been every Holiday. Mr B served in Paris on his mission. I would love to be entered into your drawing!

Hugs, Beth

Elaine said...

I enjoy following your blog. Beautiful pictures and ideas. Congrats on your 100th post. This is so much fun to follow.

annemarie said...

Congrats to you on 100 posts and your Etsy shop - I hope one of your giveaways finds its way to my front door!! How cool that would be!

creative breathing said...

What lovely, lovely items in your shop! I wish all success for you! Congratulations on your 100th post! Elizabeth

joy said...

Hello,
Count me in! Love your blog

joysthoughtsandthings.blogspot.com

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Well, congratulations are definitely in order! First on your 100th post, all of which are great, and on your new etsy shop! I wish you all the luck, but with your talent I know it's going to be a success! Twyla

editor said...

You are so creative. Congratulations on your 100th post!

Mary

beckaboots said...

I am getting to know you better through this blog! I have a new appreciation for all of the cute things in your house! :) Love the necklace too.

Paula Clare said...

Hi THere!
You are a new discovery for me...I'm SO EXCITED that you have opened a shop! WOOHOO! Going there to visit now...meanwhile, PICK ME! PICK ME!

kslaughter said...

Oh my goodness, how I love your dear creations! I'm sure you will have great success with your etsy shop ; ). Thanks so much for the invitation to join in your 100th post celebration giveaway--I've got my fingers and my toes crossed!

Sandy Shirley said...

Love your blog! Please enter me in your giveaway. What beautiful things.

Jen r. said...

Congrats on 100 posts! jen

Carrie said...

Congrats on 100 post very cool items for you store!

Mrs.Kwitty said...

Wow!! Great prizes...I'm so glad I popped by today! Congratulations on your 100th Post!

Congrats on your Etsy shop, I"m gonna head over there right now and see what treasures you have "in store" for us over there!

Smiles, Karen

Barbara said...

100 posts.....WOW!!! Congratulations on 100 and your own ETSY Store too!
Hugs, Barb

Van Gogh said...

You are darling- let's elope!

Jayme said...

Your blog is adorable and I love your etsy shop! Congratulations on your 100th post. I'll be keeping my fingers crossed.

Jamie said...

Congrats on your etsy shop! That is really exciting! I'm crossing my fingers that I'll win the giveaway! :)

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I came over from Creative Breathing! What a wonderful blog and great giveaways! Congrats! Love your art!

Celestina Marie said...

So great to meet you. Congrats on your 100th post. Your giveaway gifts are wonderful. Thank you for stopping by my porch party and your kind comments.
You are so talented and I love the gifts you designed. Thank you for inviting me to join in.
Your blog is lovely and I so enjoyed my visit.
Blessings, Celesitna Marie

Susie Homemaker said...

Wahoo! Hope I'm not too late!!! So exciting...Happy 100th!

Chris said...

Are you sure I didn't sign up for this already? Have I just been thinking it for days and not entered? 'Cause that would be just like me. I'll take one of everything, thank you very much! You KNOW how much I love that pumpkin box!

Ambrizzle said...

Mary Lou you are the all time cutest person in the entire world! I love you so much!

Buzzings of a Queen Bee! said...

Congratulations on #100!!! That is so wonderful! Of course I love all your stuff and best of luck on Etsy too! :)
Carrie

Small House said...

Congratulations!! 100th post. Of course you already know I'm your biggest blog fan!!!

Have a great day.
Sandra

Heidi said...

I stalk your blog all the time...pick me, pick me!

congrats on the big 1-0-0!

Wendy @ The Shabby Nest said...

Oh, I just love your pretty pendants in your shop! Congrats on 100 posts!!!

sitting on the mood swing at the playground said...

Hi there, it's my first time visiting...guess I have good timing! Congratulations on the 100th post.

Ashlie said...

Way to go! I love following your blog! I wish I was half as crafty as you!!

Wonderfully Sew Knit said...

Congrats on your 100th post! Your art is so wonderful...thanks to creative breathing I have a new blog to visit. :o)

Manuela@Pleasures of Homemaking said...

Good luck with etsy! I'm sure you'll do well as you have so many lovely things in your shop!

Manuela

Dot said...

I found your blog through a friends blog, and what a pleasant surprise. I absolutely love the halloween clown. It reminds me of Nightmare Before Christmas. I would be thrilled to win it.

Dot

The Bentley Family and Aussiemuminthekitchen said...

Great blog. I just found it through Mimi Sue's blog. She and I live in the same little neighborhood. Great giveaway!

Empty Nest Full Life said...

Thanks so much for the reminder. Please enter me. I am heading over now to check out that etsy shop. I know you are going to do great! You are so creative.

Empty Nest Full Life said...

I didn't see when you would be drawing. I will be away until Saturday, so if I win. I will be back. Jackie

Stephanie said...

Congratulations!! How exciting! I would love to be entered in your drawing!

Thanks!

Leigh of Bloggeritaville said...

What tresures!
Stop by and visit me sometime. I love new friends!

Ginger said...

I came over from Mimi Sue's blog. Congrats on your 100th post and the opening of your etsy shop. You have some cute things.

Sherrie said...

Hey there Congrats on the giveaway!! I am keeping my fingers crossed for the ballerina and I am even happier that you have a Etsy shop!!!
Sherrie

Catharine said...

I wish I had just a little bit of your creativity...Just awesome, and thank you for the opportunity to win...

Diana said...

I can't help but get in on this. Your house was always a joy to come to when I used to visit. It looks like you are still up to all your good old fashioned charm. I've never heard of Etsy. I'll have to visit your blog more often. I didn't know you opened a shop either. Take care, Mary Lou! love ya! Diana

Kathleen said...

Thanks for visiting my blog...and so happy I came over here to meet you!
Your blog is adorable, so creative..and your mom, well, she warms my heart and makes me miss mine more!

scrappydee said...
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scrappydee said...

Oh! I love your blog. This is sooo much fun that I won't want to go to school in August. Thank yu for the kind words and looking at my blog. Congrats on 100 (I hope to get there one day)!

Meg said...

Love your beautiful wares! Thanks for letting me enter your contest -- and thanks for commenting on my blog about my humble little lamps! :)
Megret
musesofmegret (at) gmail (dot) com

thehammondfamily said...

Thanks for commenting on my chandelier! Congrats on your 100th post!

Ann said...

I love your blog--such gorgeous eye candy and oh-so-inspiring! Thanks for the chance to win.

Sandy Toes said...

Oh my what a fun giveaway..thanks for the invite! Congrats on 100 posts!!!!

my little fingers are crossed!
sandy toe

mamas*little*treasures said...

Just found you this evening as I am wandering around the blogosphere meeting new blogging friends . . . . beautiful blog! And great giveaway - looks like fun ;o) Congratulations on your Etsy shop! nina @ mamas*little*treasures

Glitter and Bliss said...

Hello to you. Thanks so much for stopping by my little blog and telling me about your wonderful giveaway. Yea!!!! I have my fingers crossed, but considering that I am 95, I know the odds are stacked against me. Love...Love...everything. Leslie

bec4 said...

Thanks for reminding me about the giveaway. I have been out of it in terms of blogging lately--decided maybe it is a winter sport for me.

Monica said...

wow your to sweet for reminding me!
Thanks and what a sweet photo and story about your mom :)
Hope you have a nice weekend !!

Jojo said...

I am so glad you stopped by my blog. Congratulations on your 100th post and yes, count me in1

marmielu said...

Hi, Mary Lou!
Congratulations on your 100th post! Maybe one day I'll get there, too. Good luck with the Etsy shop. There are so many great things there.
Mary Lou

Michelle@Fromhousetohome said...

Oh my goodness, thank you for the reminder!! That was so sweet of you, I would have been kicking myself had I missed it. I was just checking email on my way out the door for a girls weekend with my mom. :) I'd love to be entered in your giveaway! If I happen to win, I won't be back to check the computer until Sunday.

Have a fabulous weekend!!
~Michelle

Michelle@Fromhousetohome said...

Me again, just had to say that I was your 100th comment on your 100the post giveaway! Must be good luck. :)
~Michelle

mimi said...

Oh my goodness thank you so much for the reminder about the give a way. I have always admired everything you create!!! Thank you for the opportunity to win!!!
Happy 100th Post :)
Mimi~

Ramona said...

Congratulations on you Etsy shop. Well done! I love ETSY!!! A lot. Congrats as well on your 100th post...blogging is so much fun and your blog is one of the fun~est!

Smiles ~ Ramona

PatQ said...

Thank you so much for the reminder. I can't believe I forgot to post!

Utah Grammie said...

Your Mom is sooo sweet - looking at those darling photos of her - I miss mine even more. Thanks for the opportunity to enter for you give-away! Have a great week :-)

Molly said...

Oh my gosh I totally missed this post I'm so glad you reminded me!

And you opened your etsy! I ran over there and hearted your shop - everything is darling just as I knew it would be.

Tami said...

Hummmm I though I signed up already guess....guess I've lost my marbles!! Thanks for the reminder, wouldn't want to miss out on a chance to win of your great items!!

Have a great weekend!
Hugs~T

Cathy said...

Congratulations on your 100th post!!! Amazing!!!

I am so excited to see your Etsy shop...what fun!!!

Have a wonderful day!!!
XOXO
Cathy

MiMi said...

Oh, I'm a little slow...I didn't realize this was the post to comment on!!! I hope I win!!!
Macey
PS Thanks for the reminder, you are too kind! : )

Jessica said...

I stalk your blog all the time! So pretty!

M.L. @ The House of Whimsy said...

Okay, it's noon, my time. The Giveaway is officially closed. I'm off to choose the three lucky winners now. Good luck! : )