November 26, 2014

And the winner is!

You guys! When I set out to do the Advent Care Package Giveaway I was hoping for 100 entries. I was completely blown away when over 170 of you entered! Thank you for being so excited right along with me! If I could I would bake you all a batch of cookies and send them your way, but butter and postage is expensive.

I was also really thrilled by all the wonderful men and women who wanted to be a part of the giveaway. The generosity of the artists and small business owners was really amazing. I know I will be using many of these guys when I do my Christmas shopping and I hope you will consider doing the same.

Just to review, the Giveaway included all of this awesomeness:

All the Pretty Items:
Scentsy Purse Pack in Sugar I got mine from Linda Force
Santa Suit Jamberry Nails I got mine from Jen Brody
Lilla Rose Floral Design in Black Nickel medium sized Flexi clip donated by Mandi Richards
Rodan+Fields Lip Renewing Serum and Lip Micro Dermabrasion I got mine from Maia Jarvis
PS - any AKL reader who contacts Maia will get a free mini-facial!

All the Sacred Items:
The Only Light ep by Matt Faley
Madonna in Blue 8x10 print by Audrey Eclectic 
Joseph, the Man Who Raised Jesus by Fr. Gary Caster
The Little Way of Advent by Fr. Gary Caster
Our Lady of Guadalupe rosary bracelet by Shannon Wendt at Organic Mama Shop
Blessed Is She Advent devotional journal

All the Helpful Items:
Coffee Cup cozyfrom [un]common workbasket
Norwex Green Dusting Mitt and a mini EnviroCloth I got mine from Carrie Walters
Organic Cotton and Flaxseed Heat Sack by Nell at Whole Parenting Goods

All the Yummy Items:
-Chocolate Chip Cookies, 2 dozen homemade by yours truly
-Tazo Chai Latte concentrate
-4 bags of chocolate gold coins

Yay! It's Mary from letlovebesincere! Mary found out when she was having a really rough day and her night was made. She's so fun - I'm so glad she won.

But now I need to confess something. I mailed the package yesterday and today I found the Chai tea still in my van. So Mary, unless you really, really, really was wanting that chai tea I'm just going to keep it.  I'll mail you a $5 so you can buy your own if you'd like. Sorry I'm such a doofus!

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  1. Keep it! Keep it right now my blogging friend. Keep it and remember I actually am freaking the freak that I won. Because I entered so sure that I wouldn't. And I am so freaking cranky about the whole darn cranky week...but I WON!!!!!!!!!!!! And I went out tonight with some friends, and I was trying to freaking explain how wonderful it was that I won (have I mentioned this LEGIT never happens for me) and how this week was so crappy, but so much better- because I won. And ya know what? I might buy me some chai tea, and I'd love to because you recommended it.. And as you know, my blogging friend Bonnie- you are wonderful and I am so glad to connect with you- so maybe I'll just send you some MORE chai tea to thank you for the awesome advent care package. Ok- whew. I am done. but I am REALLY excited.

    1. I am so happy you won, Mary! Hope your week gets better!!