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Scrappy Quilt Giveaway!!

Wow!! That is about all I can say about this giveaway!! Go here to win this yummy quilt!! Spend any amount of time at Marie-Madeline Studio and you will be in awe. It is awesome!! Sorry to make this post so short! I have daughters to snuggle with. We have a rare night in tonight and I'm taking full advantage!! Peace... Trish

Gussy is a girl...

Okay all, time for another installment of getting to know your fellow bloggers and Etsians!!

I am telling you all now, you heard it here first, this girl is going places. No sillies, not me ;)


Gussy!! This young one is uber talented and more fun than you can imagine. I am a huge fan! Go here, to her blog, "Gussy has a lot to Say", and prepare to fall in love. With Gussy, her, work, her blog, and yes (sorry Gus) even her husband! Miss Maggie, oops, I mean Gussy, is completely self taught. Amazing. Her bags are unique and one of a kind. I love the ruffles!! Go here to her Etsy shop to see what I mean.

Be sure to stop by her blog, because Gussy is having a GIVEAWAY!! and it is the coolest idea ever. So run, don't walk, here to enter!
Now, I'm going to level with you. If you win, (or just need a Gussy original before she makes it big and won't talk to any of us ;) you will have a problem. What on earth will you choose?? I have been visiting this girl's shop for …

Finally! The Giveaway Post!!

*Edited to add, Comments are now closed. I will post the winner soon and send them an email!! Thanks to everyone who entered and for all of your great comments. In the next week or so, I hope to visit each of your blogs!!

I know you've all been waiting with baited breath and trust me, I appreciate it. I'm running a little late with this, due to softball running late, lemon bars that HAD to be made and well, life ;)






So, here it is... To celebrate my first (and only so far) sale from my new Etsy shop, Sewin, I am having a giveaway!!



"What do I win?" you say. Well, in a sense, that is up to you! I have these two lovely fabrics.



Tile Mosaic in turqoise, by Laura Gunn,

her Lantern Bloom collection for Michael Miller













Charima Paisley Tomato, by Chez Moi for Moda



You, well, the winner, will get to choose from one of these fabrics and then choose either a skirt for a little girl (up to a size 10/12), a head scarf, or a skirt and a headscarf sized for an 18" doll.

Cool huh!!…

A little giveaway love!

Check this out: Is this gorgeous or what? Well, you too could have a chance to win it!! :) Just go here to Grosgrain Fabulous and enter!! It's from Musette. Check out her shop as well!!

OR
How about some nail polish?? Or maybe a flaming makeup bag?? ;) Check out this giveaway!!



Solsiters Studio Artisan Handmade Purses. Very cool! L.O.V.E. the nail polish they inspired at BB Couture.
Be sure to stop by!!

One last giveaway to mention. Here fishy, fishy...
Don't you just love em!! Check out Lemon Drop Studio's blog to win these cute cards, plus some other fishy goodies!!
Like these personalized fishy note cards:







Oh, I guess there IS one other giveaway ;) MINE!! I'm still trying to figure out the details, so I will be back later today with my giveaway post!! Thanks for your patience!
Trish
**Edited to add: One more awesome giveaway for you!! My bloggy friend Kara is having a giveaway over on her blog Dish. The giveaway is for a fab piece of Lauren Alexander art. I have some of her…

~Why yes, I am a gardener AND a biker~

Motorcycle madness!!
Originally uploaded by Ketelcopia I'm not sure how many of you actually read blogger profiles. If you have read mine, (or are related to me), you probably already know this: I ride a motorcycle. Yep, sure do. And I love it!!! Seriously. One of these days I'll take a pic of my bike and post it. First I have to wash it and well, polish the chrome ;) Just wanted to put that out there!

I am also a gardener. I thought I would share with you a little about my garden. Here is a list of what I planted: lettuce (several varieties), carrots, radishes, squash, onions, potatoes, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, tomatoes, beans, peppers, lavender, cucumbers, watermelon, sweet corn and pumpkins.

And here is a list of what the rabbits haven't eaten: tomatoes, peppers, lavender, radishes, watermelon, beans, potatoes, onions, some of the strawberries, raspberries and one small salad worth of lettuce. Ugh!! The rabbits are little fiends this year. They chewed throug…

summer lovin' collage

summer lovin' collage
Originally uploaded by Ketelcopia Here's a look at what I'm lovin' right now!!
You can now find me via technorati :) g9rskm24iz

Tattoo? Can't commit? Try this...

Hi all! Just popping in quick to say hi and tell you about this awesome shop! They are having a giveaway for one of their sweet mini watercolors. I'm tellin' ya, total awesomeness!!! So, go here if you want a chance to win!! Where Eagles Dare is just too cool. Seriously! Talk about talent...

Truly cool peeps!

This blogging world never ceases to amaze me. There are sooo many talented, generous, kind people out there. Without blogging, I would never have gotten the chance to "meet" them. Throughout the coming months, I'd like to introduce you to some of my favorite people and places out there in cyberspace.





The first people I have the pleasure of introducing you to are the gals at Boojiboo. It's a team made up of a mother and her two daughters. I can think of nothing better than homemade goods coming from a family effort! They carry beautiful aprons:








Gorgeous drink coasters:








And the cutest kitchen towels ever:







Recently I had the opportunity to enter a giveaway on their blog. Boojiboo was looking for input about their blog, shop, etc. I of course, never one to shy from a challenge, entered. I was not the winner of the fabulous clutch from their other shop, Boojibootique. However, generous people that they are, they did offer everyone who entered (and didn't win) a free mi…

We're baaack!! to life after the lake :)

Mike and the girls and I took a little camping trip this week. We left Wednesday morning in the rain, :( hoping it would let up by the time we got to the lake. Not so much. We made the best of it and had still had fun! (btw, if you aren't into pictures of my family, and other things I love, now is the time to stop reading ;)

I neglected to get any pictures of the joy of setting up camp in the rain, but trust me when I say it was ALL that you imagine! By the time we had our tent up and air mattresses blown up (yep that's right I don't sleep on the ground), the rain had slowed to a light shower. We decided to explore the town around our campground a little. I love to just hop in the car and go. Sometimes we get lost for a bit, but we always end up back where we need to be. It kinda freaks the kiddos out when I do this, but that is part of the fun!! Here is the rest of the trip in pictures! Enjoy!!