Saturday, February 6, 2010

Sweets for the Sweet

This post is a thank you. And a surprise giveaway.

Alphabe-Thursday is one of my favorite things right now on my blog. I love sitting and reading all the links. It is just like a visit to each of you...I enjoy seeing how your minds interpret the same blank canvas into your own personal vision.

So today I wanted to giveaway two little sweets - randomly picked by the integer thing-y from the letter A and the letter B.

It's not a big sweet...but it is a sweet, sweet. And since it is so close to Valentines Day I thought it would be flowers. Zinnias are one of my favorite happy and resilient and sturdy and unafraid to be themselves even when surrounded by more elegant flowers like roses and larkspur. So the two prizes for today are these little Zinnia nightlights. I totally love them! And I hope you will too!
The winner for the letter
Here is the random number generated for the Letter A giveaway:

6 Timestamp: 2010-02-06 15:48:52 UTC

Post number 6 was this entry from My Good Babushka. If you don't follow Julie's blog you are missing out. Julie is an artist and a free spirit and a wonderfully creative soul as you can tell by her Letter A link! Julie makes these amazing paintings and hand-crafts. I ordered a skull scarf from her for a present for my sister and my sister went crazy over it. Skulls aren't my thing personally but if you need a unique gift take a moment to look through Julie's shop. And Julie, thank you for taking so much time to do your are very, very appreciated!


The winner for the letter

Here is the random number generated for the Letter B giveaway:

15 Timestamp: 2010-02-06 16:05:49 UTC

Post number 15 was this entry from Around our House. Carol's blog is always a fun place to visit. She is a lovely, creative, loving, rowdy lady! I know you will find something to smile about, think about, or oooh and awwww over on her blog. Carol is also a really talented photographer as you'll see by her post! And she's a weiner dog lovin' girl. Carol, thanks for your patience with this whole MEME. You are very appreciated!

Julie and Carol, please e-mail me when you have a moment and I'll get these sweet prizes in the mail to you on Monday!

And for all my regular blog on the clock giveaway on the right of my blog and enter again for the clock. You don't have to do the whole thing...just say "HI!" and that will count as an extra entry for the drawing tomorrow!

Happy Saturday.

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5thsister said...

Good for Julie! I love her! I'll definitely check Carol out.

Deb said...

Jennie aren't you sweet...I think Zinnias are one of my favorite...right up there with Sunflowers...

Mumsy said...

Those are beautiful giveaway, Jenny! And congrats to the winner..

Jennifer said...

Aw, love the giveaway. :)
The first thing I heard when I went to your page was, "Be OK" by Ingrid Michaelson. That is an epic win in my book.

Noe Noe Girl...A Queen of all Trades. said...

Hey Jenny! Stopping buy to say hello! Thanks for your visit. Do come back =)
WooHoo to the winners!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Hi, Jenny... I spent last night catching up on your posts. Enjoyed reading them. The parties were all so fun.

Congrats to your winners!


Sheila :-)

LuLu Kellogg said...

How sweet of you! Congrats to the winners!

Happy Saturday♥

All My Yesterdays said...

Yep, here's a WootWoot for the lucky winners and the HI you requested! So glad the letter thing is going good for ya...I'll try next time..
And I'll go see the winners blogs too. There's one I've been following for a bit and you may like. She's on a trip to her homeland right now. He blog is
New Jersy OMA. You can get the link on my blog when you have a minute..
Thanks Jenny, you're so fun!

gayle said...

I have been listening to your music as I clean out my pantry!! We like the same kind! Those night lights are so cute! Congrats to all!!

Theresa said...

Congratulations on the wins ladies! Lucky dogs! Love the nightlight! Have a blessed day and weekend!

Diana said...

Hi Jenny!
Sorry that I haven't been by lately. Katie has been taking up all of my time! I love your new background and header! Very nice.
Love Di

Linda said...

Congrats to the two winners. You are so sweet to do that Jenny. I love Zinnias and those night lights are just too cute. I am enjoying Alphabe-Thursday more then any other party right now because of the wide range of topics covered by just one letter of the Alphabet! Great Fun!

Terri and Bob said...

I totally love zinnas. Last year I found some peppermint ones that I loved. They didn't last as long as their cousins, though.

Julie Schuler said...

Get outta town!! I won?!
Thank you!

My name is PJ. said...

Matlock, Aren't YOU just the sweetest thing? The part I like best about this was that I didn't know about it beforehand, so I'm filled with much less resentment about losing than I would have been. God bless you for that!

Oh yeah, um, congratulations to the winners. (cough)

Cozy Little House said...

I love zinnias. You're so right. Tough, resilient flowers with so much color and personality.

Melisa Waldorf said...

Hi Jenny!! You are going to want to check out the post below, because you are in it!!
email me at after you have read it!
I think I will just hang it here a while, catch up on some reading and listen to your wonderful music!

Busy Bee Suz said...

Congrats to the winners...Lord knows I NEED a nightlight. :)
I will go visit on your recomendation Jenny.

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

What a nice thing to do. I haven't been playing along...just too little time and I'm having a hard time keeping up as it is. It does look fun!


Crystal Escobar said...

That is so sweet! Giveaways' are always fun. Thank you for the blog recommendation :)

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Susan said...

Jenny, thank you for your comment on my blog. I've read the last 4 or 5 of your posts and I love your blog! The design is so different and your writing style is intelligent and full of humor and emotion. You remind me a lot of....I'm not sayin' cause that would just be bragging. ;) I'm adding you to my bloglist, because I don't want to miss any future posts!


RNSANE said...

You are such a dear person, Jenny...I will never get the McLinky right but I already have the letter "D" done. I have been at this computer for fifteen hours...I have no life.

Zinnas are glorious.

Icy BC said...

Those are fabulous giveaways! Congrats to the winners..

Sares said...

Congratulations to Carol! I loved your breaking news on the weiner dog diet. We have a dog that will eat anything too, anything but plain dry lettuce that is. Go figure!

Chatty Crone said...

I'm catching up on the blogs too - the weekends get me behind. Looks like you are having some good giveaways. sandie

Jana said...

Im just loving reading the comments, you are so darn lovable. I cannot believe how much your blog is growing up! You are so sweet to do so many giveaways!!!