two things: a giveaway

8.10.2010

This giveaway is now closed.

Are y'all ready for a little giveaway? As you may know, I recently hit 200 followers (a number that has now grown to 219...but better late than never, right?). To celebrate, I'm giving away two lovely things - which means there will be two winners!

Mandy from TheLightFantastic has generously donated any four (4) 5x5 prints of the winner's choice.


(prints not limited to ones shown in above photo)

Mandy's photos are so sweet and whimsy - I adore them. This is an opportunity you're not going to want to miss! 

Also, Mandy is having a giveaway to celebrate her one year anniversary on Etsy! Head on over to her blog to find out more. 

But the fun doesn't stop here. No, Sara from Twillypop has kindly offered to give one of her Genevieve necklaces in a color of the winner's choice! 

Genevieve Ribbon Necklace Package for Layering or Giving -Your Choice of Any 3- Free Shipping

One of these necklaces would be the perfect accessory to any outfit. They're so colorful and fun...a perfect reminder of summer even when summer's over. 

Want to win one of these? Thought so. 

Mandatory entry

Just leave a comment on this post...that's it! Tell me what you had for lunch (ahem, I realize you might not have had lunch yet...I haven't even had breakfast. It's just the first thing that popped into my mind ;))...you can say anything as long as you comment on this post. (1 entry)

Extra entries

Do you want have additional chances to win this giveaway? These things are not mandatory - they're optional. 

-Become a follower of my blog. If you're already a follower, it counts :) (3 extra entries)

-Write a post about the giveaway, with a link to this post (2 extra entries)

Make sure to leave a comment for each thing. For example, if you left your mandatory entry and became/are a follower of my blog, you would leave two comments. Make sense?

This giveaway ends on Sunday, August 15th, at 9pm. The winner will be drawn via random.org soon afterwards.

Have fun and good luck!

-carlotta

140 comments:

  1. I'm a follower of your blog already!

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  2. I'm doing another comment now! I really like those necklaces!!! So cute! I plan on eating Macaroni for lunch! I haven'y even eaten breakfast yet though! Just wondering how did you get interested in photography? I would also love it if you followed my blog! It's alliereid.blogspot.com! :)

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  3. I would love to either have a print (s) or a necklace. I love a good giveaway, and I'm a follower too. Yay me!

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  4. BTW - for lunch I think I'm going to have tortellini.

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  5. Comment! Haven't had breakfast either yet (LOL). :)

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  6. I follow and LOVE your blog.

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  7. I really love the orange necklace, or the blue. They are so cute! The photos are stunning too. I LOVE photography and really enjoy seeing the pictures you post!

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  8. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
    I love the blue necklace! Too cute!

    I haven't had lunch yet, but I'm about to in a few minutes :) I'll probably end up having a cucumber sandwich :)

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  9. I follow! (of course!) :)

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  10. I'm thinking Italian for lunch!

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  11. Also, I am now a follower!

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  12. I follow and your blog is in my top favorites.
    You are lovely and your blog is inspiring.
    I adore the photos and necklaces both,
    thank you for giving everyone a chance to enter in this give away!

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  13. Oh and by the way,

    For breakfast I was thinking honey and wheat pancakes filled with strawberries, blueberries, and bananas.

    For lunch Ive been considering Greek food. Pita and Hummus. YUM.

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  14. well you now have 221 followers, I love your blog! Funny I have been thinking of doing a 365 project for some time, maybe I really should! Will check out yours! x

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  15. Great giveaway. I'd love to enter!

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  16. I'm now following your blog!

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  17. And for breakfast I'm having coffee and biscuits. yumm :)

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  18. I follow your blog.

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  19. Oh I want to win!! I'm a follower!

    Also, I'm going to have chicken for lunch!!....leftovers..

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  20. trying to remember what I had for lunch...well...requires thought and my morning coffee hasn't kicked in yet :)

    Cute blog! Love the necklace~

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  21. Oh, gorgeous! I'm presuming I can't enter {I live in England xP} but I might just amble over to their etsys {etsies?...}
    ~Libby

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  22. I am a follower of your blog! =)

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  23. Comment #2

    I feel like a stalker, commenting multiple times and all....But, I plan on having tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwhich! =)

    I really like the pictures and the necklaces! I would choose the pink one. Or maybe the blue one..

    ~Emily

    ~Emily

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  24. sooo...I really really want the prints. really badly.

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  25. I blogged about it...

    http://livelovelaugh77.blogspot.com/2010/08/giveaways.html

    thanks so much for commenting on my project happy post! I love hearing from you :)

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  26. Comment #3

    I still feel like a stalker.......
    But I am excited to say that I just wrote a post about this giveaway! It has a link back to your post too.

    ~Emily =)

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  27. Congratulations on 200 followers, Carlotta!!!! Those giveaways are super cool :)

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  28. P.S. I'm a follower :)

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  29. Lovely giveaway, Carlotta! And congrats on 200...oh, I mean 223:-) Please enter me!

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  30. I'm already a follower(: this contest looks really cool! Enter me! :)

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  31. Hello! I'm definitely up for winning any of these... so cute! Funny thing, the 15th is my b-day :)

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  32. oh yeah, I'm a follower already :)

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  33. Wow, I love the your giveaways. So fun. :)

    The pictures are so classy, gotta love them! The necklace is really pretty too. Congrats on the 200 (well, now more) followers! You deserve it.

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  34. ...And yes, I'm a follower. [:

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  35. Oh, please enter me in the drawing, Carlotta!! :)

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  36. I love the necklace! So beautiful!!

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  37. Well today was an unusual day for me.

    A typical day starts with rain forest noises (my alarm setting) at 6:00 am. Then comes my normal routine: shower, hair, make-up, maybe breakfast-depends on how I'm doing on time. I head out the door at 7:00 am, make a quick stop at the gas station and get some coffee. Then I am ready to start my trek to work... my hour trek. I get to work and walk into my office, turn on the light and say hi to Mr. McKenzie (who is right next door to me). At 8:30 is prayer meeting which last until 9:00am. I get as many tasks in as I can before lunch, because after lunch I am very sleepy. 12:30 is my normal lunch time. Most of the time I go to Wendy's and order a side Cesar salad, 5-piece chicken nuggets (to tear-up and put in my salad of course), and large unsweetened tea. The Wendy's in the town of my work is the best Wendy's around. This Wendy's has a bucket of lemon slices on the counter; this is extra fun because I always load my tea with lemons. I think that soon the management will see me coming and hide the lemons until I leave lol! I take my lunch back to the warehouse and sit on a picnic table with Caroline, Chip, and someone else. Caroline and I like to talk about politics... well, Caroline mostly-I listen...btw, Caroline thinks that my mom looks like Sarah Palin. Chip likes to talk about blowing things up (just in his back yard of course)- He is certainly a charactor! he is a firecracker! Lunch is the best part of the day because 1) I love Wendy's, 2) I love Tea, 3) my work is more than half done, 4) I enjoy the characters, and 5) just because (I only added a 5th one because I don't like even numbers).

    Okay.. so I said all that for no reason at all.

    Like i started with... today is an unusually day. For i am on Vacation. I woke up at 10:00 am (without the rain forest in my bedroom), and nibbled on M&M's and goldfish crakers while I got myself ready. Right now, it is lunch time, but I am not hungry.

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  38. ...and I'm a follower.

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  39. I'd love to enter! I haven't had lunch yet either...

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  40. And I'm a follower!

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  41. Cool giveaway! I'd love to enter : )

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  42. ... and I drank a milk shake in the morning.. yey! :))

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  43. I just came across your blog (from Blogher) and I would LOVE to win! I just ate a mini-snickers :) How's that for random? :)

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  44. I blogged about it! :)

    http://mcgx2.blogspot.com/2010/08/giveway-pastor-girls-ponderings.html

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  45. yay free things! mmm I had a sandwich from Schlotzsky's (Albuquerque Turkey) Delicious even with jalepeno bread.

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  46. And I'm following =]

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  47. thanks for the comment on my blog :)
    i'm now a follower

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  48. another comment is in order
    first off, I too am a pastor's kid :)
    and i enjoyed a yummy BLT sammie
    on some sourdough bread for my lunch
    and now i'm off to make breakfast for dinner
    -Tamara

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  49. I'd like to enter. =)

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  50. And, I already follow!

    --Congrats on 200+ followers. ;)

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  51. I just recently started following your blog.
    and i love it.

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  52. well, for lunch today i was in a sandwich mood.
    so i had a total of 4 small sandwiches.
    but for breakfast i made red velvet pancakes.
    they were the bomb.
    and for a snack i got a wendy's frosty.
    i hope im not making you hungry :)
    toodle pip.

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  53. I follow and was a follower before!

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  54. I had Subway for lunch!

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  55. I will wright about this on my blog!

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  56. I am a follower of your blog and those necklaces are pretty.

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  57. I am having a photo contest on my blog

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  58. i had taco bell for lunch. :)

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  59. i'm a (devoted) follower! :p

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  60. I am so entering this!!

    Well since you said comment about ANYTHING I'm gonna be very random.

    Last night I had the worst sleep. The rain was bucketing down and I kept waking up, now I have bags under my eyes to size of golf balls!

    I cleaned my room yesterday from top to bottom, except under the bed! te he!

    I have bright pink PJS with hand bag and high heel print. I look like a walking talking mall with all this.

    Okay that was very random...I could come up with so much more!!

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  61. I'm already following you :)

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  62. I had Indian takeout today!

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  63. Thank you for the kind comments. : ) Your blog looks wonderful!

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  64. Found you through RAW(e) and Twillypop. Great giveaway!!! :O)

    estrella8888 at roadrunner dot com

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  65. I'm now your blog follower! Have a great week!!! :O)

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  66. I had pb&j for lunch. :):)

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  67. and I'm a follower of your blog. :) you're an aaammmaaazing photographer!!! :)

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  68. SusanP8/10/2010

    I have become a student of Yoga. You have wonderful taste in giveaways....love the pics and the necklace! :)
    I think I AM a follower............

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  69. lunch consisted of melba toast with light cream cheese.

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  70. I am following your blog (#234)!

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  71. cute blog! :) your photography is lovely.


    blessings to you!

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  72. your blog is precious and I'm following you now, and not just because of this giveaway!

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  73. Hey, Im polly. Im new ! I saw ur blog from my friend's little somethings blog.

    I ate pizza for lunch.

    ps. your blog looks great & i shall def start following you ! :]

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  74. I wrote about the contest in a blog entry and linked it up to your blog! :)

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  75. I love me some giveaways. I had Panda Express for lunch!

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  76. I follow your blog in Google Reader!

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  77. I am a follower, already LONG time ago! haha!

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  78. What will i have for lunch?
    Well it's wednesday today, so that means I will be eating out with my mom somewhere. So maybe a slice of cake and a toasted sandwich (chicken and mayo with some cheese) and some fries with mushroom sauce. Ok maybe i'll skip the cake hey!!
    Yesterday I have a pie for lunch :D

    ps - have already posted my happiness is post, so will link up once you've posted yours LOL time difference is huge between us

    ps 2 - both prizes are pretty beyond awesome hey!!!

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  79. I haven't had lunch yet, but yesterday I had a bean and cheese burrito. :D

    Oooh! I love those necklaces! Please enter me.

    Abby :D

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  80. and I had PB&J sandwich for lunch! ;)

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  81. Ooh, how FUN! I'm a follower :)

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  82. Aaand, I'm planning on baking Banana Chocolate Chip Bread...not exactly lunch, but I have a feeling I'll be full by the time lunch arrives ;)

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  83. I had homemade soup for lunch :)

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  84. I am so excited about this! they are both fabulous prizes!
    I had frozen pizza for lunch!
    :)

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  85. aaand I follow you! :)

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  86. Oh how exciting! Those photos are awesome and I LOVE Twillypop creations. As the owner of several I can say they are fantastic and addicting!

    As for what I had for lunch....I had a very boring, weight watcher friendly lunch of low fat string cheese, apple sauce, and celery sticks. Now I'm having a coffee in an attempt to pretend my lunch was more fun. :-)

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  87. Abigail8/11/2010

    FuN Giveaway!!!! :) Sucg awesome things to giveaway too! :) I'd love to enter!!!!

    Giving GOD the Glory!
    ~Abby♥

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  88. Oh all the prizes are beautiful! And congerats on 219 followers! Wow!

    I'd like to enter and i had leftover Taco Bell for lunch...yum. But it's better when you 1st get it! ;)

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  89. And i'm also a follwer!

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  90. for lunch today i had a pb&j. creative, i know :)

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  91. okay, so since i follow you, i leave 3 comments for 3 extra entries? forgive me if i'm wrong! :)

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  92. Emmylou8/11/2010

    I ate chili for lunch. :-) And a dinner roll made from shamelessly belached white flour. It was so yummy.

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  93. I popped over after Sara (Twillypop) posted about the giveaway...and I love your blog! What a great giveaway!

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  94. I'ma followin' ya now! :)

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  95. Thank you so much for hosting! I adore fine art photography... I found you via TwillyPop's twitter.

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  96. I'm now following your blog. Would love to win a necklace or one of the prints. I had noodles flavoured with beef stock for lunch and a blue heaven milkshake. Very yummy.

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  97. Lovely! I'm commenting! :)

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  98. And I'm following! (Silly me, I thought I already did before, but I guess not! No wonder your posts weren't showing up in my dashboard...;))

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  99. This afternoon I had grilled cheese with the munchkins for lunch :)

    And I'm so excited that I found you're blog (thanks to Sara from Twillypop!)

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  100. And now, I'm officially following your blog too!! :)

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  101. Such beautiful prints and a gorgeous necklace - I'd love to have both. ;)

    Oh, and for lunch today, I had a grilled cheese. Childish? Very. It was delicious though. I hadn't had one in years.

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  102. I'm already a follower :).

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  103. I blogged.

    http://happilyeverafter7.blogspot.com/2010/08/times-two.html

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  104. comment!
    and I follow.
    Great giveaway, carlotta!

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  105. oh gosh i love the photos!!

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  106. and i am a new follower of your lovely blog!!

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  107. I wrote a blog post about this FABULOUS giveaway :)

    http://remindersofrainbows.blogspot.com/

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  108. Already a follower :)

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  109. And the necklaces are to die for. Very cute. My husband is taking me to lunch when he gets home, so that should be exciting. :)

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  110. I blogged about it :)

    http://www.ourloveneverfails.com

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  111. Hello. Well, I'm trying to think of what I ate for lunch... Honestly, I'm thinking nothing. . .
    :)

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  112. I am now a follower!

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  113. Sounds cool! Count me in! I want to be entered! :)

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  114. I am already a follower

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  115. these are amazing giveaways!

    today for lunch I am eating spinach salad. delicious :)

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  116. i am already a follower of your blog :)

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  117. i blogged about this contest :)

    http://learninglifequickly.blogspot.com/2010/08/possible-presents-at-pastors-girls.html

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  118. I'd love to enter! I had Akita for lunch...well that's what you wanted to know! LOL :)

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  119. Here's my post! :)
    http://tessachaseyourdreams.blogspot.com/2010/08/dont-miss-this.html

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  120. Ahh!!! I'm entering!
    I had mac & cheese for lunch.

    In Christ,
    Emily
    myworldea.blogspot.com

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  121. I now follow you.

    In Christ,
    Emily

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  122. I'm a follower!! (0;


    I love your new tops! Very cute. And the photos of them are wonderful.

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  123. i follow your blog :D

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  124. and for lunch i had five guys--a hamburger and french fries! ;)

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  125. I'd love to enter!! :D I actually had breakfast for lunch. lol :D

    Love,
    Eldarwen

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  126. I'm a new follower, but a follower nonetheless! ;)

    Love,
    Eldarwen

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