Saturday, July 7, 2012

And the Winner Is.............

 Hello Sweet Blog Peeps....

First of all, I want to wish each of you a satisfying and fun Saturday!

Now for the winner of the Giveaway, commemorating 1000 posts on Writing Straight from the Heart since the blog began in October of 2009.

The names of state-based Followers who indicated they wanted to participate were all written on little pieces of paper, folded over, and placed in a tin can that had nice scenes painted on the outside. 

(I absolutely love colorful tins, don't you?) 

A total of 20 Followers had their names put into the tin.

This morning, I asked my hubs to draw a name. 

So he stuck his hand into the tin and pulled out a piece of paper with  Sandie's  name on it. Sandie is from Georgia and the blog Chatty Crone.

Congratulations, Sandie. I'll try to get the package out to you on Monday!

For those of you experiencing hot weather, I just want to say try to keep cool today. Remember, this, too, shall pass. 
We'll be stoking up the fire in the fireplace before you know it!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the giveaway.

 Next time, I PROMISE I'll make it something that I can afford to send anywhere. 

 It would make me very happy to enter my Australian, Canadian, and bloggers from all different countries in a giveaway and trust me, eventually it IS going to happen.

 Okay, have a super Saturday!



Faith Hope Cherrytea said...

heading out to the country! and a ton of fun summer reading in the verandah... ahhh!
HaPpY Saturday to you...;)

Susan said...

Hello Everyone!

Welcome to Fath, Hope and Cherrytea and Lisa Ann Peacock of Royal Albert Patterns, this blog's 304th and 305th Followers! Happy to have you both on board.

Sending out hugs to all! Susan

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Susan I love the tin and I am so excited that Sandie won your giveaway. She loves tea and will really enjoy all those gifts! I'm hoping to read a little more today as I started a good book last night! Big Hugs, Linda

diane.stetson said...

Well everyday is a gift from our maker. I'm going to enjoy them as much as I can while I'm on vacation from work this summer! You have a good day too!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Susan,
Congatulations to Sandie! I am looking forward to going down to the country today and visiting an antique shop which I have been waiting to open. Can't wait to get there! Thanks for your visit and enjoy your weekend.


britni said...

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experience. So nice!
I've got to scramble to keep up with your prodigious output!!!!

La Tea Dah said...

Congratulations, Sandie!

Linda O'Connell said...

Congrats to Sandie. I plan on staying inwhere it is cool as our temperature is supposed to be 106 again in the midwest.

Carol said...

Congrats to Sandie!
A fun thing for today....a nap and staying cool. Does that count?
Oh, and going out to dinner. It is date night, you know.

Nellie said...

Congratulations to Sandie! Just a tad envious here.:-)

Well, the most enjoyable thing I have done today is return home from the second day of two all-day meetings! It is good to be able to relax at home now.

xo Nellie

Dee said...

Congratulations to is going to a really swell blogger. :)

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