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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Another giveaway...??

You can see both of these items in our Etsy shop (www.BannerBoutiqueOnEtsy.etsy.com)
I think I'm already addicted to giveaways. Ever since I was a small girl, I remember getting so excited to give someone/anyone a gift!! It makes my heart race and brings a smile to my face. I think I especially appreciate sweet surprises in the mail now that I'm a grown up that receives a lot of bills instead of just *fun* mail.

I am also getting so excited for the holidays!! Just the fun and magic that comes from celebrating! So- for this reason, we must do another giveaway!!

To enter, simply leave a comment telling me one of your favorite holiday traditions. Let's focus on Thanksgiving this time since I'm sure we will do another giveaway before Christmas! :) Of course, any purchase made in the Etsy shop during the giveaway time will also receive another entry (just be sure to leave another comment here telling me your etsy name and that you made a purchase ;))

What you will win: Your choice of either headband shown above. I have had the pleasure of working with a lot of AMAZING photographers!! Stephanie Fisher is one of them and both of these darling pictures are by her. You can visit Stephanie at
www.sfisherphotography.com


IN ADDITION to that: I will throw in a little extra surprise as well!!


So, let the games begin... again :)

Oh, and the giveaway ends Monday at midnight**

36 comments:

Kristine said...

Ok...trying again on this giveaway stuff...those headbands are gorgeous!!!

Favorite Thanksgiving Tradition:

We all load up in the car and head to a small town in western Oklahoma. We all take a dish and have a wonderful meal of course! Then we visit the neighbors who live by the community center where we eat and who also happen to be family. There are always puppies, kittens and chickens running around so the kids love it. That's really all we do. ha. Family and good food...what's more to be thankful for?

Kristine

Marissa said...

Every year we make a huge list of things we are thankful for, with pictures, and hang it in our front entry. We start a week or two before Thanksgiving and add to the list everyday. It really gets you thinking about all the things you're thankful for, big and small.

Mic and Jazzy said...

I made a purchase yesterday inbetween giveaways, do I still count? My etsy ID is imaqtmic, I bought three adorable headbands.

Kristin said...

Love the headbands! Oh my goodness they are adorable!

Matt and Joanna said...

I love that first headband! My favorite Thanksgiving tradition is our family basketball game we play every Thanksgiving morning. Followed (of course) by a delicious feast!

Kindra said...

My favorite Thanksgiving tradition is getting together with the entire family around a dinner table swapping stories and eating good food. My favorite headband is the 1st one. seehorce(at)yahoo(dot)com

Hollie said...

My little girl would LOVE one of those adorable headbands(Okay her mom would since she is only 7 weeks old:)

Favorite Thanksgiving tradition...eating traditional Thanksgiving food with my family and then watching my grandpa fall asleep on the couch while the rest of the family watches football...every year we take bets on how long he will last before he starts snoring away:)

Rach said...

I love thanksgiving because I get to be with all of my family the entire day. We love to cook together and make our favorite recipes. At the dinner table, we all say something we are thankful for.

tricityty said...

We are military so we do not live by any family. So our tradition is to have military families over or single guys that have no family here. We spend the day together eating great food and watching football! Since we have no family here our friends are our family!

Amy Jo said...

I love giveaways! My favorite family thanksgiving tradition is to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. I wait every year for it to come on and I have to watch the whole thing. I love seeing Santa at the end and realizing that all the fun of the Thanksgiving and Christmas is starting.

Jana and Christopher said...

My favorite Thanksgiving tradition: everyone gets a letter, or two, from A to Z and then has to come up with the thing(s) they are thankful for that start with that letter.
After 2 boys, my sister is pregnant with a girl-she'd love a cute headband, well I'd love one to give to her!

KJJ Houston said...

Our Thanksgiving tradition starts with bringing my family and my husbands family over to one house for a HUGE shin-dig Tx style. We LOVE to play games, last year we actually did the sack hop with burlap! It was so fun that some of our neighbors said they were doing the same thing this year!!
We just love playing games!! WHAT A FUN time

I give thanks for a healthy family and BEAUTIFUL hairbands :)

@manda said...

One tradition I just started with my kids for thanksgiving is that they get a special outfit (fancy dress, fancy shoes, sweater and slacks for son etc.). They get this on Thanksgiving morning after we have our small traditional breakfast. This way they have a beautiful outfit to wear for all the upcoming holiday events and funny enough the kids look forward to getting something new and pretty.

Michael and Emily said...

We don't have many Thanksgiving traditions anymore, but we always get together for a huge Thanksgiving dinner! That's my favorite anyway.

Cady said...

A tradition I loved as a kid was making cute turkey m&m treats (made by using those fatty pipe cleaners and googley eyes for a face and black netting to hold the colorful m&m's, tied with yarn), and then taking them to the nearest soup kitchen and putting them as place settings. Then we'd help serve up a delicious dinner and watch as people enjoyed their decorative m&m treat!

Hannah said...

My favorite tradition:
My mother-in-law comes to visit for 10 days. She is one of my closest friends and is a great grandma. We have a really good time together.

Jen said...

One of my favorite traditions has to do with the food. It's tradition (as with many families) to have candied yams. This is the dish I am in charge of every year. I LOVE THEM. That's why I took them over. If I make them, then I know there will be enough of the "candy" part. Yum! Can't wait!

Kilgore's said...

We recently had our photos done by Katie at Peekaboo and used some of your darling headbands. I have 3 girlies and would LOVE to win!

Our favorite traditions is for Thanksgiving and Christmas. We cut strips of paper(enough for every day in Nov), divide them up and then write what we are each thankful for. We stick them in a jar and pull one out to discuss each night. Then with the strips of paper we make a chain that becomes our Christmas count down...sometimes you have to add 1 or 2. (The kids like to look at what is says and like to repeat what they remember from that discussion). It is one of our favs!

Stevensons said...

When I was a child we decorated gingerbread cookies with candy and icing. Now that I have kids old enough to enjoy it I look forward to starting this tradition this year.

Hollie said...

Just ordered the cute beanie I've been watching for awhile for my daughter for Christmas...so another entry for me!!! etsy screen name hollielclark

Crawford Family said...

Ohhh Thanksgiving, I love it because after dinner we head out and cut down our Christmas Tree and take our families christmas card photo! I feel like it is a great segway into Christmas... this year we have our little so I would sure love to have her done one of the headbands in our family pictures!

Strauss House said...

Thanksgiving traditions... just good food and family spending the day together.

I would LOVE anything from one of your contests!

Mindy.strauss @ gmail.com

especially delicious said...

I would love to win one of your gorgeous headbands!

My children are both really small right now, but I would love to start the tradition of a Thankful Tree. We would each add a leaf every day of the month, writing on it something we're thankful for. Then we would discuss them at Thanksgiving dinner.

amylisa said...

Awwww! So many favorites this time of year, to pick one... Lets see, Having a warm, home with all the holiday smells and quality time with my husband and five kiddos!! After our bellies are settled off we go up to the mtns to pick out a christmas tree! With a winterwonderland to behold, and tobogans in tow, we are off to find the chirstmas tree:)

Bethany Dawn Burns said...

How exciting...giveaways are SO fun!

The only tradition we really have is taking a moment before we eat our big Thanksgiving dinner to go around the table and tell everyone what we are thankful for. I think we should do this WAY more then once a year! :)

MEGAN said...

So cute! We just found out we are having a baby girl in April. I would love one of these adorable headbands.

Favorite tradition for Thanksgiving: My grandpa LOVES pies, so the biggest part of the meal was the dessert. We had every possible type of pie imaginable, plus doubles of the favorites. We would usually end up with more than 20 pies. It ended up being more important than the turkey. :)

The Loesch Family said...

I just bought your adorable dainty triple headband on Etsy (katieloesch). I can hardly wait to try it on my baby!

The Loesch Family said...

I just found your shop on Etsy and I am so excited!

Every year we gather with our extended family for our big Thanksgiving meal. After the blessing, we go around the table and each share what we are most thankful for that year.

Julie Syvrud said...

Our Thanksgiving usually proceeds in this order: 1) talk time 2) football 3) more talking 4) football 5) a ridiculous amount of butter-laden, heavy Southern food 6) football 7)lots of snoring from anyone over 55, 8) talk time 9) toddler corralling at a home that's not baby proofed 10) more football 11) wake up time for the seniors, and 12) time to eat again! So I guess what I'm most thankful for this season is the comfortable predictability of being with family and some friends who love you the way you are and just enjoy your company. It's a tradition.

I love both headbands, but for the sake of picking, choose the 2nd one. And PS, I am a photographer too, so these would be PERFECT for me! Even if I don't win I'll be getting some down the road! Just hard to spend money on myself or my "stuff" this time of year! Happy Thanksgiving!

whitney said...

It's not way original but we always go to a movie Thanksgiving night. The theater is usually jam-packed but I love it anyway.

The Johnson's said...

My mother in-law started this one. She started about 4 years ago with a plain white table cloth and fabric pens and we each get to write something that we are grateful for. It is fun to see what people write each year.

justwant2dance02 said...

My favorite Thanksgiving is my uncle's arrival to our get-together...always with a jar of olives for the relish tray and a jar of olives for me! YUM!:)

I love both of the headbands above, especially the green one!

Brittany said...

Thanksgiving traditions with us just consist of great food and fellowship with our family, but one thing all the men and my sister and I do every Thanksgiving morning is go deer hunting before going to eat for lunch. I usually wake up extra early to make a pan of homemade biscuits to eat beforehand. Although, with my 3 week old daughter, I dont think I'll be making that hunt this year.

Heidi said...

When I was growing up, we had a LOT of traditions -- for every holiday. One of my favorites was always eating donuts for breakfast while watching the Macy's Day Parade.

Derek & Melanie said...

The only Thanksgiving tradition we have is this is the only time throughout the year my moms siblings get together. It's great to spend the day together.

jarnett said...

My favorite Thanksgiving tradition is gathering with family to share a special meal. It is a fun tradition we have to forgo the turkey and eat Mexican food because no one likes turkey and everyone loves Mexican food. Before we eat, we then share what we are grateful for. I am grateful for these family traditions.