Saturday, January 16, 2010

100,000 hits and January Final Friday Giveaway

Hi all! WooHoo - I just passed my 100,000 blog hits! With that, I thought it would be a great time to announce January's Final Friday giveaway! For those of you who've visited my blog before, you may be familiar with the Freebie Friday giveaways I did last year in 2009. Well, this year, I thought I'd change it up a bit and do one giveaway each month, where I would announce the winner on the LAST Friday of each month. How does that sound? Since I just hit the 100,000 milestone, I'm gonna throw in one of the brand new Sale-a-bration stamp sets! Here's a look at what you could win:
*Scallop Border Punch
*Good Neighbors Stamp Set
Now, in order to play, all you need to do is leave me a comment on this post by midnight Pacific Time on Wednesday, Jan 27th. You have to leave me an email address in the post or a blog URL where I can leave a comment (not just your blogger profile). If there is no way I can get in touch with you from your post, I'm gonna have to pick another winner at random until I have a winner that has all the info. Is that cool? For those of you that are uncomfortable with leaving an email in a post, you can write your info like this: yourname at emailaccount dot com. Hope that helps. The winner will be announced on my blog on Friday, January 29th!

You can leave me a comment about anything, or you can answer this question: What is one thing you want to do in 2010? Mine is to run a marathon. I have yet to register for one, but I am leaning towards doing either the Orange County Marathon or Palos Verdes Marathon, which are both in May. It's a tough schedule to get marathon ready by then, so I really need to be good about training. As a matter of fact, I need to get ready to go out for a 6 mile run this afternoon! I look forward to reading your comments and finding out more about you! Thanks for playing and thanks so much for stopping by!


Beth said...

Thank you for sharing all your great projects! I plan to downsize and organize in 2010 -- we're moving this summer and that will make packing/unpacking a little easier.

sophmad at yahoo dot com

Krysta said...

Thank you Rose, I love everything you blog. I don't know how you always have so many wonderful ideas. TFS,

Kimberly's Krafts said...

Congrats on your Milestone Rose! That is awesome! Thanks for the chance to win these yummy stamps, and for all of your inspiration!:)

travelingmama said...

Congrats! You are such an inspiration! Big hugs!!

Aubri said...

Well for 2010-I mainly want to be happy as much as I can given whatever circumstances may come...knock on wood.
I love your blog-you always haves such great ideas!

aubsicle at gmail dot com

for2nately said...

congrats on your blog hits! I so enjoy your cards and projects! thanks for sharing and for the chance to win!

~amy~ said...

Congrats on your blog hits!!!! I lobe your blog!! I want to downsize & organize:)

jolie said...

Thanks for the chance to win!!! I want to be a better housekeeper in 2010...stay on top of everything better...that should be interesting with adding another baby at the end of Feb!
stampgirljn at prodigy dot net

gocanucksgo said...

Congrats on hitting 10,000!! Looks like you'll hit 1 million in no time ;Þ You're always so generous with your finally fridays (thanks!!). Keep up the fantastic work and have a great 2010 =) canucks _ revelation at yahoo dot com

Char in So Cal said...


CONGRATS on 100k in hits! I was here early this AM and you still had a ways to go to hit that 100k milestone... came back tonight am WHAM! here you are!!

You are UBER talented and your blog is FAB and I will continue to visit you daily :0)

Thanks for the op to win and CHEERS to your next 100k in hits!

Rubber Hugs,

Char in So Cal
{scrampaddict} {at} {cox} {dot} {net}
darn spammers! lol

Marla said...

Congratulations, Rose! And thank you for being so generous! There's a lot of goals I would like to accomplish this year, but mostly I would love to be more giving. I wish you the best on your marathon!

Sam said...

what an amazing number of hits - I am very impressed!! I wonder if I will ever get that many!

My blog is Yet Another Card Blog

Cam said...

Congrats on your 100k blog hits. I am not surprise, your projects are awesome. I visit to get inspired. Your projects make everything look easy. Thanks so much for sharing your projects with us bloggers and hope to see many more.

Pearlann66 said...

Woo Hoo great blog candy!!
My goal for 2010 is loose weight and stamp more!!!

Jonathan, Rachel, Greta said...

HI Rose!

I hope to sky dive. But I'll only have about 5 months to attempt it since I'll be pregnant until the end of July. I tried 2x in 2009 and it got canceled both times due to weather. Do you think it's a sign? If it is, I'd like to try trapeze instead. :)

WandaG_CT said...

Your blog is such an inspiration, great stamp art! Thanks for sharing. Good luck on your marathon.

connys blog said...

Thank you for your inspiraions.
hugs and smiles

can2rus said...

Congratulations on the 100,00 blog hits! your blog is awesome!

Helen F. said...

WOW~Congratulations on your Milestone, Rose! What an awesome 2010 goal~running a marathon. Mine is not so ambitious, I want to walk for 1 hour every day :oP
Thank you for all of your beautiful creations and also for the chance to win your fabulous giveaways!

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for all your giveaways! You have some adorable things. I am going to get more organized and downsize a thanks so much and happy stamping!

Anonymous said...

2010 is the year I'm dedicating to getting my business (optometric care for elderly and disabled) started. I will start it as a part-time venture and then expand it to full-time as I grow. It will be a lot of work, but so worth it in the end.
As always, I love your blog.

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Melody (lacyquilter) said...

Congrats on the milestone hits. You have a great blog.

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Tracy Stancil said...

Thanks for the blog give away. I check your blog daily. Love all the great ideas.

Lauren said...

Thanks for the great giveaway. The one thing I want to do for 2010 is to enjoy time with my husband and not be so stressed out about things! Thanks for the inspiration!

Nancy L. said...

i want to scrapbook my 2 kids' picture more this year, cardmaking kinda took over!
fellsmeresun at bellsouth dot net

Aimee said...

Wow, congrats on so many hits so soon. :)

2010 goal...just to enjoy others around me and appreciate the present.

peggy nickelson said...

Thanks for all the inspiration you provide every post.
My main goal for 2010 is to enjoy every day and really be present.
(It wouldn't be bad to get organized too!)

Peggy N.

gmeguia said...

Good for you. My goal for 2010 is to run a 1/2 marathon. I will be running in the Disney Goofy Marathon in Sept. in Anaheim. It will be my first 1/2, and hope to run a full marathon in 2011.

Thank you for the opportunity to win.

Princess Danell said...

Hey Rose...just found your blog and I must say, you got it going on! Just added you to my blog roll, so I'll by stalking by. So, I am also a So Cal girl, my dog's name is Oliver and I love your music too! See how much we have in common already :) Have a great day!

Anonymous said...

Wow, great giveaways!
I would like to get healthier in 2010... excercise more, eat MORE healthier, not stress out so much, etc... you know the list :)
I would also like to craft more, of course.
Thank you for the chance to win!
Take care!

Anonymous said...

Your cards are super amazing! Congrats on surpassing 100,000 exciting!

Best wishes with your running.

Thanks for all you share.

sandcreekfarm at gmail dot com

connys blog said...

Hi Rose,
it´s me again, Conny from Germany. Thank you for visiting my blog and the comment.
BTW I forgot if I would be the lucky winner of your wonderful blog candy, but I´m a "lucky looser", we´ll stay in the States from Feb 12 for one week.
At the moment it´s raining all day long and we haven´t any snow. It´s gone away:((.
hugs and smiles Conny

Anonymous said...

I just love checking out your blog and it is no wonder you are always in Dawn's spot light.
My goal for 2010 is to declutter my basement and craft area.
jilla_tw at yahoo dot com

Cindy Major said...

Congrats on reaching this milestone!!! Very impressive! :D You are such an inspiring stamper, I can see why people keep coming back for more! Can't wait to see what you'll share with us in 2010!

Cindy :)

jshsunny said...

Thank you for the chance to win. You're always so generous! I love your blog. Full of wonderful ideas...

I'd like to finish my graduate school this year. I feel like I've been a professional student(??) forever. I like to travel Europe after that.

Tiffany said...

Oh your blog is so much fun, I came across it today for the first time. For 2010, I want to challenge myself to use my stamps...not just look at all the cute stuff people have made.

Jane said...

Wow!!! What a giveaway!!! And congrats on 100,000 hits!!
I want to open up an Esty shop....and design acrylic or rubber stamps (not only digi)....I've got a long list!! yikes!

colleenk said...

I just found your blog and love it. One of my goals for this year is to run a 5k or 10k. (I just started running about 2 months ago)Thanks for the chance to win! (and good luck with your marathon!)

TuKara said...

You have a great blog!!!.
Thanks for all the inspiration you provide every post.
Thanks for the chance to win!!!
bissou TuKara from Tunisia

TuKara said...

I invite you to my candy!!!

Larisa said...

Hello Rose!!
I hope I can take part in this candy)) I became a follower already.
Many thanks for the chance to win this nice candy. I linked it on sidebar.
Many hugs from Larisa.

Ukka said...

Hi!I just signed up as a follower of yours. Oh fingers and toes and everything else crossed!! my blog I'm putting a link to your blog candy on my sidebar.
Greetings from Russia,
P.S:I wish to embroider for my mother-in-law a still-life (a basket with cherries). To her 50 years in august will be executed.

Shesjetlagd said...

Congrats on all your blog hits! It's no wonder... you do such great work! What very cool blog candy you have offered! Thank You. That set is beautiful. :)

my email is: shesjetlagd at gmail dot com (gotta thwart those spammers, ya know) ;)

Bulika said...

Hi! I'm a follower and have posted your blog candy in my sidebar!
my mail
Thank you so much for the chance to take part!!!Hope I win!

Valentina said...

Congratulations and thank you Rose
for the chance to win

ROSA said...

complimenti per i tuoi lavori sono molto belli
sono felice di partecipare al tuo blog candy...
ti ho conosciuta per caso, incrocio le dita e spero... ;-)
domani sei su

Yuliya said...

Many thanks for the chance to win this yummy candy!
I posted your candy on my sidebar, I'm a follower.

Tany Sol said...

Hi Rose.
Congrats on your hits!!!
Thank you for the chance to win this awesome candy!In 2010 I wish to spend holiday in Italy and to see the sky of Venezia.
Thank you and welcome to my blog

Anonymous said...

I plan to become a mentor to a local youth. I have filled out the paper work and will have an interview next week. Thanks for all of your great ideas that you share so lovingly! I love checking your site and know I will find something cute I just gotta make!

Grace said...

I always get inspired by your great ideas! For 2010, I hope to organize my home, or at least be able to walk into my walk-in closet -- but then where would I stash away my new craft supplies?

egfabio at yahoo dot com

Jenifer said...

Thanks for being so generous with all of your Freebie Friday giveaways. My goal for 2010 is to get organized and stay that way!

MumAngel said...
hi sweet candy!
hallo from Minsk)

barb said...

Hi Rose!

What a generous blog candy! I would like to design more of my own cards in 2010 instead of CASING as much. Love your blog and the inspiration I receive from you.
barb hendrickson

b-a-r-b@sbcglobal dot net

Krista said...

thanks for sharing such great projects. i love that i found your blog last year. my goal is to do a better job at keep things picked up at home. never ending battle with two small girls!!
kbaldwin at powercreative dot com

Winged said...

I like your blog and works very much, I'm only he beginner so have a lot to learn from you.
Congrats on your Milestone!
Oooooh lucky someone! Great candy! Thanks for the chance to win it, I've linked you to my sidebar. I have no any border punches so would be on the 7th sky to win it!
In 2010 I wish to give a birth to a baby :) And let your dreams come true!

Priscilla said...

Wow, congrats on such a huge milestone on your blog! To answer your question, what I really want to do for 2010 is to post more projects for my blog, which has been neglected lately...also thanks for the chance at some blog candy! :o)

~*Priscilla Aguilar*~