May Blog Sponsor Giveaway!

Giveaway May 2015Hi, gang!!! Sorry the giveaway is a little late again!!! I’ve been running into random snags with my book-writing, so the book has taken over my life quite a bit! But I super duper appreciate you guys reading my blog, and I super duper appreciate my awesome blog sponsors, so let’s check some of their stuff out! ONE winner will receive:

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I’m giving away 3 “Peanuts Crochet” kits!

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I’m giving away 3 copies of the “Peanuts Crochet” kit (affiliate link) by my friend Kristen Rask that I contributed 4 patterns to, so that means 3 winners will each get one!

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You can see the samples I worked up for the patterns I wrote: Charlie Brown, Woodstock, Peppermint Patty, and Sally. They are pretty small dolls, about 5 inches (or under, for Woodstock). Here is a full of list characters that are included: Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus (and his blanket), Franklin, Lucy, Sally, Peppermint Patty, Pigpen, Flying Ace Snoopy, Schroeder (and his piano), Woodstock and Marcie.

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This kit is not really for super-beginners. You should probably be fairly comfortable already with working in the round, but you can also grab a kit and have it on-hand for whenever you are ready!

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Enter to win by using the Rafflecopter widget below and following the instructions. Simply leaving a blog comment will not count. You must go through the Rafflecopter widget, since I use the widget to select the winners randomly. Giveaway is open for U.S. residents ONLY (due to size of kit & my shipping costs), for ages 18 & over, and will run until Thursday night, May 14th, at midnight PST. Three winners will be chosen randomly via Rafflecopter/, and winners must reply to my email within 24 hours, or I will randomly choose a new winner. No purchase necessary. Good luck! P.S. Please make sure my email address can get through your spam filters! I will only be contacting winners via email.

P.P.S. NO giveaway accounts! Thank you! (Giveaway accounts are social media accounts which you clearly only use for posting about giveaways.)

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Let’s window shop!

I’ll be the first to admit: I stress-shop. It’s not good. I shouldn’t do it. I don’t need it. But I do it anyway. When I feel like I need to confess my sins, I try doing Fun Stuff Round Ups instead, so I can share the things I’ve been looking at but will not buy. Let’s proceed!

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How About No tote bag from Valfre

Screen Shot 2015-04-26 at 9.13.50 PMEyeroll necklace from Nikki Lipstick

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Shrimp Cocktail Vest from Luxury Jones – It’s from Back to the Future IV: Water World.

Screen Shot 2015-05-06 at 1.23.26 AMCanned Pineapple pin from heartbeatsclub

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Cute things from Modcloth!! Purse, Dress, Tea Towel.

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Fun socks from Lazy Oaf!

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Small Stacking Mood Ring by proteales – I have a random want for a mood ring atm, and I have this one in my Etsy favorites, but have yet to pull the trigger.

I splurged on some cute dresses recently… I’ll show you in the next few days! I had one of those “I thought I ordered yellow, but this is pink” moments, but, hey, pink, I don’t hate pink!


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New roommate is here!

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So this is what the driveway looked like yesterday. Manda moved all her stuff in on Saturday, and most of it was in the garage, then she emptied out the garage to re-organize all the stuff, and so that we could also sort through stuff in my storage-area/crawlspace. Luckily, we shoved everything back into the garage before dark! The house is still exploding a bit, but Manda already cooked a first dinner, and we already had our first dinner guest, so all is moving forward and dandy!

I posted a lil video to YouTube over the weekend to show you guys my craft-room process and to blab about some other stuff.


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Crochet Texas & 65 Little Lemons!

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Jenny from the Craft Yarn Council sent me some photos of Crochet Texas crocheting 65 lemon stress balls (my pattern and video here) for the CYC’s annual meeting! So cool and so cute!

Screen Shot 2015-04-26 at 6.10.17 PMIf I have any Dallas readers interested in Crochet Texas, here’s a little more info:

“We meet the third Saturday of each month at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Mockingbird Land and Inwood Rd., Dallas, Tx.  We have upcoming classes on Irish Crochet, Short Row Crochet, Positive and Negative Ease, etc.  Please go to our website for more information:

Do we have a Crochet California, or  Crochet San Francisco, or a Crochet Bay Area? I gotta look into that some time. Should we form a group called Crochet Heroes of the Interwebs?

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