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Saturday, August 22, 2009

Pink Saturday/ 200th Post Giveaway!

Sorry this post is up late...computer issues!

I am so excited about this week's Pink Saturday because this is also my 200th post! Who knew I had so much to say and share? I've been blogging since late April 2008, and time has surely flown.

Let's get right down to it! I am actually having two giveaways, the first for this cute pink stand.

I created it from a candlestick and covered cheese board I found at Goodwill. I painted the cheeseboard a pink to match the pink stripes on the candlestick, but the color is a bit more intense on the board.

I have so much fun making these, but think this one is the most unique that I have created so far. I think it has a Mackenzie-Childs feel to it.

The second giveaway is for this Mitford cookbook. I have read about how other bloggers just love the Mitford books by Jan Karone. I have not read them myself, but people like them because of the Christian theme. This cookbook is based on recipes that characters from her books have cooked. Some of the recipes sound really good!


So if you want to be included in my giveaways, leave a comment on THIS POST and tell me if you would like to be in the drawing for the pink stand, the book, or both. You can get a second entry by becoming a follower of my blog, or if you are already a follower. Please remind me if you are! You do not have to have a blog of your own to win one of these, but you will need to leave me your email addy so I can contact you.

I will leave this drawing open until 8 a.m. Eastern daylight time next Saturday, August 29. I will also include a small jar candle from Swan Creek Candle Company in each giveaway. They are so fragrant.

Good luck!

Oh, and don't forget to visit Beverly at How Sweet the Sound to see a list of all other Pink Saturday participants!

28 comments:

blushing rose said...

What a fun elegant creation. TY for accepting my entry for both giveaways. Have a lovely weekend.
tTFN ~Marydon

Melissa Miller said...

Congrats on your 200th post Kady! How great is that!

I would love to win the wonderful cookbook. What a beautiful cakestand as well! It's a very nice giveaway you are having.

I'm a loyal friend and follower!
~Blessings, `Melissa :)

Neabear said...

I love both! But I will save the cute cake stand for people who have more pink in their home. You did an awesome job on that. I am now realizing I could make one and use colors to go with my home. Thanks for the idea.

However you can enter me in the drawing for the Jan Karon cookbook. I have read her books and love them. And a reminder, I am a follower too!

Happy Pink Saturday!

marty39 said...

Congratulations!!! 200 posts are just fantastic. I havn't even reach 100 yet. lol I love both of your giveaways, they are both wonderful. I have been a follower for a while and I look forward to more of your great posts. Hugs, Marty

Blondie's Journal said...

Oh, Kady!! These all terrific gifts. I love seeing crafty things bloggers make for giveaways. It is so much nicer getting something that has that personal touch!! The cake stand is gorgeous~love the colors. And yes, it does look like a Mackenzie Childs!! I am not sure of the cookbook writer, but judging the book by it's cover (lol!), it looks great!

I am one of your loyal followers, you know that!! Congrats on your longevity as a blogger. Wow, what a lot of writing!! :-)

xoxo
Jane

Heather said...

congrats on 200 posts! how exiciting :) i would love to be entered in the drawing for both items! you're so sweet to be offering them :)

Regina said...

Congratulations on your 200th. Mine is 100th:).
Nice pink!
Happy Pink Saturday and
enjoy the weekend.

♥Mimi♥ said...

I hate to be a broken record, but it's cold and gloomy here today and it rained all day yesterday! Hoping that I can get outside a bit to check out my gardens☺ Pink Saturday is bringing a little much needed and very welcome color into my home today. Thanks so much for participating. It's always so nice to visit your blog and see what's going on.

I'm ga-ga over the book!

Hope your weekend is filled with sunshine and everyone you l♥ve. I'm hoping mine will be dry☺

Mary said...

Congratulations on post 200. That is really a milestone. I love the creative cake stand you've fashioned. It's really quite unusual. I hope you are having a wonderful day.

Sarah said...

Kady, this is the sweetest pink cake stand I've ever seen. I'd be thrilled if I were to win this!!! I't would go with all my MacKenzie-Childs! And yes, this is ever bit as lovely as McK-C. So please do add me to the drawing of the cake stand. I'm also now a follower!

Hope to see you over at my place for a Pink Zephyranthes Saturday!

Happy Pink Saturday!

http://hyacinthforthesoul.blogspot.com/

Renee G said...

Happy Pink Saturday & Happy 200th Post.

Please include me in the cookbook drawing.
rsgrandinetti(at)Yahoo(dot)com

peggy gatto said...

Congratulations!!!
Your place here is lovely to look at!!!!
I'd be happy to have either of your lovely items!

SmilingSally said...

I have read all of Jan Karon's books. Happy Pink Saturday!

Shooting Stars Mag said...

Congrats, that's awesome. I'm celebrating my two years this month. It's crazy. I'd love to be entered for the stand. It's so pretty!

-Lauren
lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

MiniMadWoman said...

Congratulations on your 200th post! That's quite an accomplishment!

Wow! What cake wouldn't like landing on that beautiful cake stand?! You did an awesome job!

I loved the 'Mitford' series by Jan Karon - each book swept me away. In fact, I just bought 'The Mitford Bedside Companion' today! It promises to be very inspirational!

Please enter me in both drawings . . . either one would make my day! Oh, and I'll be a new follower . . . what fun!

Happy Pink Saturday!

Blessings,
Teresa

LV said...

You have a lot to celebrate today. Reaching 200 post, creating that lovely cake stand and now giving it away. You are one nice lady and I thing it is wonderful you have done so well in all regards.

Lori said...

Hi Kady! Awe what great give away items, yum! I'd gladly take either! I have about wore myself out the past two days doing wedding/shower stuff! Glad to finally sit down, its very cool here! Popped over to Bills fabulous site, great table ideas to be found! So how have you been?? Write soon, Lori

Meg said...

Congrats on 200 posts WOW!!!! Great post and such pretty things. I would love to be entered in your giveaway for the cookbook. Totally love cookbooks and that one sounds great. Happy pink Saturday! Meg

imjacobsmom said...

Congrats on your 200th! What an accomplishment! I am looking forward to reading many more! ~ Robyn

Justine said...

Ooh girl, that cake stand came out fabulous! but, I'd like to be put in for the cookbook. I've read ALL the Mitford books and have adored each and every one of them. You HAVE to read them!!!

P.S... you already know I'm a follower!

Justine :o )

Carolyn G said...

Oh that is absolutely beautiful. Very creative.

Carolyn G said...

follower

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Please please please enter me in your giveaway! What nice prizes!!

Big hugs, Sherry

And congrats on your 100th post! Where's my manners??

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Oh My! I almost missed getting in on the giveaway. Love your pretty cake stand you painted, and the book looks delightful. Please include me in the drawing. laurie

Jill said...

Hey Kady,

I would love to be entered for both! WISH ME LUCK!

BittersweetPunkin said...

Hi Kady...I am back in BLOG after a long break and I was catching up on all your posts and came across this one...woo hoo! I'd love to be entered...you did such a GREAT job!

LOVED the Parade of Homes too...I keep telling myself I'm going to tour some but I haven't yet.

BIG Hugs,
Robin

Rue said...

Hi Kady :)

Either one would be wonderful to win! I didn't come to see you for the giveaway, but I'm thrilled you're having one. You've been a very sweet friend to me and I appreciate it more than you know :)

hugs,
rue

Picket said...

hey girl...congrats on your 200th post...I haven't even made it that far! Loved the home tours...those are some beautiful homes....the cake plate turned out great and I would love that cookbook...thanks so much for coming by and yes you will indeed have to work on that rooster collection! lol Have agreat weekend my friend.