Sunday, October 30, 2011

It's been a year . . . pumpkins . . . creations . . . and a GIVEAWAY . . .

 Oh my gosh, it has been a year exactly!!! October 30th 2010 was my first post . . . 
And here we are, full circle round the sun and many more posts to go . . . This has been fun thus far. I love having somewhere to put bits of my days, which after turning into a post feel like a completed, tied in project. I love having the faraway people I have gotten to know, even if it is only a glimpse into their worlds. I love writing often, and not just in scribbles on random bits of paper, tucked in my pocket or my bag, rarely to resurface. I take residence in this Wasabi Honey Bee domain, and I like it. 
It is a space to keep track of the things I do, and to share them with people who have the same continues desire to make make make things . . .
I love when I receive comments, it is so satisfying and reassuring . . . 
And I love taking pictures . . . Sometimes so many to just get that one perfect shot . . . 
Other times hundreds not to get even one satisfactory square of moment captured . . . 
I thank you to all the readers and friends who come by this space,
 and I would like to offer a giveaway.  

A completely autumn package including
              Earrings, made by my dear dear friend . . . I will be telling you more about her soon.
              Decorative puppet, as you see above.
              Cookbook, written by my mother and illustrated by me. . . 

                                   with so many wonderful holiday recipes 

             Warm winter hat, you saw the beginnings of in a recent post


To enter please leave a comment on this post. If you link about this giveaway I will enter you twice, and if you feel encouraged to follow this blog, I will even add you again. 

Last chance to enter will be November 5th 
I will be posting the winner here and on the most current post on November 6th 2011 

The winner of the Autumn Package is:

For now, thank you and best wishes . . . 

                                                            ~ Marica    

24 comments:

  1. oh marica! i love the puppets! congratulations on your blog birthday♥ps. you don't need to add me since i already own and love your book and i think i know where to get the fabulous puppets!!

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  2. Thanks Rocky, so nice . . . I may have a few more than I need . . .

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  3. A nice simple gift collection! I really need that warm winter hat, too!

    contactlillea at gmail dot com

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  4. GFC follower! Lillea

    contactlillea at gmail dot com

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  5. Happy Blog Birthday then!!!!!
    thanks for this great giveaway!!!!!!!!!
    I love your pics!!!!
    and...hope to be the lucky winner!!!! :O)
    going to tweet your giveaway too!!!!

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  6. Happy blog birthday! I love the puppets and what a generous giveaway. have a great halloween-y day!

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  7. What a nice giveaway. That puppet is so cute. The cookbook sounds terrific and all the other goodies, wow!
    jhbalvin at gmail dot com

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  8. Thank you for the lovely giveaway!
    natashafatah(at)gmail(dot)com

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  9. Happy Blog B-day! Great work you do here! LOVE your pics.
    bcbeaveratheart@gmail.com

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  10. I am a blog follower via GFC!
    bcbeaveratheart@gmail.com

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  11. Love your photos, the compositions are just beautiful.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

    --Liza

    ejm6x (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  12. I love the blue color of the hat. That's my favorite color. Love all the pumpkins.
    polo-puppy-fluffy at hotmail Dot com
    Like the cooking on your blog. Cheers.

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  13. What a sweet giveaway, thanks for a chance to win!

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  14. Thanks for the giveaway!

    mrs.marcus2 at yahoo dot com

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  15. Keep up the good work .You have such fun stuff on your blog I love all the photos and recipes.
    I,ve even tried some of them.
    Sally freespiritnoni@yahoo.com

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  16. I found your blog via a mutual friend of ours and have been reading for a few months now. Your cookbook is well used in my kitchen, it has stained and sticky pages as evidence! I look forward to fallowing your next trip around the sun. Keep shining!

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  17. Your photos are so beautiful. I especially loved the ones of the kids in their costumes... caramel apples in hand!

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  18. Marica . Your work, your kids,and your cooking make a very special blog.
    Actually I,ve been following you for over a year now. Keep up the good work Sally
    freespiritnoni@yahoo.com

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  19. a perfect autumn giveaway package - i love the assortment of gifts - all warm and fuzzy

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  20. I'd love to win! starmandy2786@yahoo.com

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  21. My wife would love to win the jewelry! submitaforward@yahoo.com

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  22. Thank you for the giveaway! Love the cookbook :)

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  23. Your blog is my warm afternoon cup of tea, thank you for sharing your talents! Can't wait to check out the latest cookbook

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