Sunday, June 24, 2012

I've got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart GIVEAWAY!!!

**THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED AND COMMENTS ARE CLOSED.  THE WINNER IS EVERYDAY EXTRAORDINARY.  PLEASE CONTACT ME AT LEMONADEMAKINMAMA@COMCAST.NET TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR PLAYING.**
 Today is my favorite kind of day.  And not just because I'm giving away a lot of fun stuff. (which I am) But because as I stretched out in bed, squinting my eyes to the light filtering in between my bedroom curtains, I felt it.  JOY.  Bubbly, for-no-good-reason, raw joy.  It blasted me with it's unexpectedness and I felt lightheaded with it's presence.  A wide smile stretched across my face and I knew it's Source.  Those are precious and often rare days. 
I needed it so badly and it's timing was impeccable.  On Saturday I posed a question on my LMM Facebook page.  I asked "Where do you go (kind of assuming a good majority of you will say God) when your "bucket" is completely EMPTY? Would love some specific places/people/etc...."  Looking back, we've had a couple of really good weeks lately.  Of course, we've had a few intense moments, some junk that sneaks in there, like everyone else has, but over all good.  We have a couple of things that we're looking forward to right now, and a really full summer, but there are a few people/places/things that have been draining my husband and I of our reserve joy, leaving us with empty bucket syndrome in spite of the overall good.   You can't give what you don't have... and if you lack joy and you're empty, something has to fill it.
 I am not the kind of girl to sit around and wait for it to get better.  I'm proactive and a go-getter, so I read all of your encouraging words and comments, and did some soul-searching and praying along with my man throughout the day.  Some things have no immediate or human solution and must be set aside in faith.  But we saw a few areas where we need to change or make minor adjustments in our thoughts, actions etc.  We saw a few places lacking healthy boundaries that have now been reconstructed, and we did several of the things you all suggested to get our buckets filled in the right ways once again.  (I loved your ideas and thoughts- I always do.) Plus, I always feel better with a plan... don't you? 
 As we made breakfast Adrain and I broke out singing, "I've got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart" (Did I just hear you just say "WHERE?") Down in my heart!!  
 So because of that, I'm calling this the "I've got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart giveaway."  It seemed fitting somehow.  Things can't give you joy of course... but I've gathered a bunch of favorite items that I hope will bless someone's heart.  My longtime reader friend, Carmen at Old House Kitchen asked me if she could contribute some of her amazing goat's milk soaps to one of my giveaways... and I was thrilled to say yes!  I was even more thrilled when they all arrived, wrapped in stripey baker's twine with their cute little tags, making my house smell amazing. 
 As you're noticing, this is just a bunch of feel-good, cute things.  I so hope you like it!! I've got some grassy green party napkins for you, some fair trade, organic, Justin's peanut butter cups.  I've also got a darling flowered bowl that I've filled with Carmen's soaps- lavender, unscented, cinnamon oat, rosemary, and lemongrass.  And just for fun, I've included some branch colored pencils.  (I want a set to go with a notebook next to my guest bed- people could leave masterpieces.  Ha ha.) And lastly... for a soft smokey eye this summer, a few shimmery mineral eye shadows in "Storm," "White Pearl," and "Rain drop," along with a soft applicator brush.  
 To enter: 
Spread some joy-would you go here, to Carmen's store and tell me your favorite of her items in comments, please?  She's so precious, and her items are lovely.   

You may also pin, tweet, Facebook, or post this on your own blog, and tell me in separate comments for an extra entry(s).

That's it friends.  I'll post a winner chosen by random.org by Thursday.



204 comments:

  1. I really like the cupcake stitched towel.

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  2. I pinned on my pinterest
    http://pinterest.com/bethcp14/for-the-home/

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  3. I love the cupcake stitched towel....so sweet.

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  4. I tweeted too. https://twitter.com/bethcp14/status/216949580074450944

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  5. Well happy day to you! I like the lavender soap as well as the love subway art. What a cute etsy shop she has.
    Hope you have a joy filled week!!

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  6. added a pin on Pinterest... a new techie skill!

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  7. ohhh, fun giveaway! i love the handmade soap. the bowl is adorable. thanks babe-here's to joy becoming an everyday way of life:)

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  8. LOVE the cupcake towel.... so totally adorable! :)

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  9. I LOVE Chai Tea, and love to sit on my front porch, watching the birds, listening to the rooster in the distance, drinking my tea, and reading God's Word! Bliss! :D

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  10. that cupcake towel is pure darling!!!!

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  11. LOVE the lavender soap....but would so like to try the Cinnamon Oatmeal. :)

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  12. What a fun and joyful giveaway! How adorable is Carmen's cupcake towel? That is my fave. I loved looking at her Etsy shop. :)

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  13. The cinnamon Oatmeal soap looks wonderful! What a happy giveaway, thank you!

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  14. Oh, that towel is so cute--but I would love to try the cinnamon oatmeal soap..

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  15. I love the subway art on her website! So cute!

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  16. I love any of the soaps..lavender or cinnamon oatmeal would be favorites! Glad your filled with JOY today! Thanks for a great giveaway!

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  17. Oh and I reblogged it on my blog lovesoradical.wordpress.com

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  18. I would love the cinnamon oatmeal soap! Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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  19. The 'To Have And to Hold' sign is beautiful. What a perfect daily reminder! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  20. I love your blog, it's one of the cheery ones and such pretty things. Today in church, the preacher talked about "my light" and how important it is to know that HE is our light, and how strange then, to find the same thoughts on your blog as I relax here on the screened in porch with a glass of tea and Daisy at my feet, and now my husband home from overseas, and peacefully enjoying the same things I am, and surfing the internet. I'm connected to you via facebook so I see your posts readily. I have a blog too, but it's way way out of date, I so much enjoy reading others and savoring over pretty things, pictures, ideas what have you that is seems I've little spare time to play with my own. It's nice to hear someone woke this morning with JOY in their heart and I'm so glad that you're so young and you are smart enough to see it, so many don't. What a lovely gift basket you put together. I smelled lovely soaps on Saturday at the Farmers Market in Shallotte, NC and talked with the lady who makes them. She also makes beautiful scroll saw pieces...I had to buy a book mark she so painstakingly made and listened to her tell her stories of how she loves the wood and what each one was and how she became addicted to making such lovely things. Yes, I too feel so much joy.......life can be so amazing if we just open our eyes and our hearts to it.

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  21. love the soap bowls!!! but I don't think she's selling those ~ would love to put a few of those soaps in a bowl in my guest bathroom ~ also love love the stitched cupcake towel ~

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  22. I know I'm not being very original here, but that Cupcake Stitched Towel is too cute and I love the aqua color of the towel itself! The Spiced Chai mix looks wonderful too--how adorable is the little red bag???

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  23. I have never tried goat milk soap, but I bet it is amazing. Ilike the sign that says God grant me the serenity. It is so hard to remember that things are in his hand and not ours. That we need to be patient. I love that you guys say I have joy in my heart.

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  24. The soaps look amazing... I also love the bowls that say soap...wish those were for sale, too!

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  25. The soaps sound fantastic and look pretty!

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  26. Aw ~ your title brings back such great memories when my boys were in preschool! I can so remember all of the little ones singing this in chapel! Carmen's soaps look AMAZING! I love me some Chai tea too! Thanks so much for hosting another fabulous giveaway ~ I'm hoping that I will be a lucky girl this time! Have a wonderful Sunday! We finally have some sun today in Auburn, WA! Yay me!

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  27. I love the goat's milk soaps, the tart warmer, and the cupcake tea towel, but of all the goodies I love the "tart warmer" the best. I love your blog.

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  28. Those soaps look amazing, I have a weakness for cinnamon scented soap. And I love her painted signs, the sewing one would look great in my craft corner :)

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  29. You are so funny, sweet and good hearted~all wrapped up in one! I love, love, love using lavender soap on my sensitive skin, so I will be sure to give hers a try!
    Oh, and I am heading over to Facebok to read everyone's comments! :)

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  30. Really cute soaps. I think the cinnomon & oats soap would be great. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  31. LOVE the "to have and to hold" sign!!

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  32. "... down in my heart to stay. And I'm so happy, so very happy, I've got the love of Jesus in my H. E. A. R. T...." :)
    Just wanted to join in.
    What a fun giveaway. I love homemade soaps and always feel like it's such a treat to get one as a gift. Carmen's shop is precious. I am in LOVE with that 'To Have and To Hold' subway sign. It would look great on my new photo wall. I'll definitely be keeping it in mind as I piece it together.

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  33. I am a sucker for words...Love the "to have and to hold" subway art. Thanks for the chance to win, ladies.

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  34. Any of those goat milk soaps sound wonderful to me.

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  35. I really liked the thank-you notes, but the cupcake towel made me smile because my little girl loves anything with cupcakes on it! :-)

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  36. I love the Rosemary Tea Tree oil soap and the cupcake towel!

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  37. A shared your post on my facebook page for Country Mama Bliss!

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  38. what a wonderful blessing when the Lord wakes you up with His joy!
    i LOVE those days, too, because some days i sure wake up with a stinky attitude. :/ and i have NOTHING to complain about. :)
    i LOVE your goodie bag...i'm s true sucker for lavender and lemon scents, so those two are my fave. :)
    xo

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  39. I love the "to have and to hold" sign. that would look amazing in my bedroom (as we celebrate our 30th anniversary this summer).

    And, I am sooo.... in need of a basket of joy. things have been TOUGH lately


    Laurel
    mama of 12
    (ages 10, 10, 12, 13, 15, 19, 21, 23, 23, 25, 26, 27)

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  40. I love the To Have and To Hold subway art and I always love homemade soap, especially goat milk soap:)

    Jewel

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  41. definitely the cupcake towel!! ~Crystal

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  42. The cinnamon oat soap! It looks wonderful and I bet it smells just as great!

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  43. Facebooked your post! http://www.facebook.com/stacey.fisherthomas

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  44. I love all goat milk soap and the cupcake towel is uber cute. What a sweet give away

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  45. Love the goat milk soap and, of course, the tea towel. The spiced chai mix looks tasty. Glad you have your joy back - it definitely puts an extra spring in your step when you feel it : )

    Karen in MD

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  46. Would love to try the goats milk soap - sounds wonderful!

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  47. oooooh! I would love to try that rosemary and tea tree soap! Sounds lovely!

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  48. I tweeted here: https://twitter.com/sallykelly1/status/217037631949770754

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  49. I am so glad you found your joy! What a sweet giveaway. I just adore the sewing subway art. Enter me.

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  50. I pinned here: http://pinterest.com/pin/234890936785566622/

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  51. Thanks for reminding me of that song! Growing up, we sang it very enthusiastically in VBS every summer. Fun memories!
    All the soaps look wonderful and the cupcake stitched tea towel is very cute. Have a joyful week!

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  52. definitely love your transparency! Thanks so much!
    Love the signs - even if I don't have a sewing room! :)
    Thanks for the chance to be extra blessed!

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  53. Thank you for sharing your joy by the way! What a gift!!! I pinned the sign I liked here...http://pinterest.com/pin/199425089720119623/

    Jewel

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  54. I think the Goatmilk soaps are beautiful. - I bet they smell as lovely as they look. I'd love to smell the rosemary and tea tree one.

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  55. wow- cute stuff- i realy like the cupcake towels- great giveaway
    tonya

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  56. Love the lavender scented soap! Reminds of how good my good friends bathroom always smells! Love the packaging too! I love when people take the time to make the wrapping just as nice!

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  57. You are just the sweetest. Doing all these giveaways just to bless someone else's day. We are just wrapping up a major bathroom remodel, as in going on five months remodel (yuck!). I may have to get some of these soaps for in there, that would be a sweet little touch. What i'd really love is that bowl she has them displayed in :) Adorbs!

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  58. Her thank you cards are lovely! And all of her soaps also sound amazing. Thank you so much for this delightful giveaway! :)

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  59. Mmmmm... cinnamon and oatmeal soap... delish!
    Such a beautiful giveaway :)

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  60. okay, maybe i'm just hungry but the cinnamon and oatmeal soap looked so lovely!! what a beautiful shop. and giveaway. thank you, my dear.

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  61. Great post made me smile, I love the lavender soap these would make great stocking stuffers.

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  62. Rosemary and Tea Tree Goat Milk Soap for me!~*YUM!

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  63. i love handmade soaps like that!!! i'm sure they're all super yummy :) great giveaway, girlie :)

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  64. The cinnamon and oatmeal soaps sound "yummy" and I love the serenity prayer signs. Thanks for the chance at a great giveaway!

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  65. Anything lavender! The soap the cards .... Yumalicious!!

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  66. Is it weird that this giveaway looks absolutely delicious?
    Those soaps look like one could take a bite out of them! So glad you're feeling joyful! I love the days when I wake up on the right side of the bed!

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  67. I think my favorites are the lavender and lemongrass. :) If I don't win, I might just have to order some! :) Thanks for the opportunity! :)

    Niki Blake
    blake959805@me.com

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  68. LOVE the Thank you card kit!!!

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  69. I PINNED this giveaway....thank you! :)

    Niki
    Blake959805@me.com

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  70. Hi! What a great giveaway. Very fun! I'm lovin the lavendar soap and the cupcake towel. Thanks.
    Debbie from MI

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  71. hmmm.....cinnamon/oat soap, the CUPCAKE stitched towel, and the 'to have and to hold' subway art.....♥ your post as always! Kerri J

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  72. The chai tea would have to be my pick :) Love the giveaway - put a smile onn my face. I adore your blog - it makes me smile and realize I'm not alone on some dreary days.

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  73. I love the subway art and the cupcak stitched towel. The lavendar soap i am sure is amazing as well!

    On another note, I love your blog, it is inspiring and uplifting I look forward to getting it each time you send it out! Thank you for sharing with us!! I'm glad the Lord gave you Joy Joy Joy down in your heart to stay!!! Thanks Tina

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  74. Mmmmm, cinnamon & oatmeal goat soap! happy day! ~Rachel N.

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  75. I"m a big handmade soap fan and all of Carmen's flavours looked like they would smell delicious, there is no way I can pick one. BUT those embossed Thank You notes really caught my eye!!!!!

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  76. I blogged about the giveaway here: http://sally-drinkingfrommysaucer.blogspot.com/2012/06/recipe-bacon-cheese-dreams.html

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  77. well
    i'm a sucker for
    lavender soap
    so that's my pick!

    alison

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  78. The cupcake towel is darling and Chai tea is a best friend to me.

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  79. The thank you cards. I love paisley.

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  80. I love the "Serenity Prayer" plaque, in brown! :-)

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  81. I do wish you JOY! I adore the To Have and To Hold subway art. What a wonderful reminder even after 43 years of marriage.

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  82. And I just tweeted about it!

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  83. Cupcake dish towel, so sweet!

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  84. You had me at the soap! I am obsessed with soap. Love it!

    How sweet are you to host a give-a-way to spread the joy. It worked! I feel the joy.

    Wishing you another beautiful day!

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  85. What a fun giveaway! Your blog is a joy spreader--just reading it makes my day. :)
    Love the cupcake dish towel. I have a hook in my kitchen that I like to use for cute, seasonal towels--just to look at ;) July is birthday month in our house, so keepin' my fingers crossed!
    Shar

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  86. I love the soaps and could imagine what they smelled like when I saw them in those cute little dishes!

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  87. Love the plaque "From this day forward.."

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  88. Pinned to "crafty lady" board on my Pinterest!

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  89. The serenity prayer sign is super cute! As well as the soaps.

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  90. Love the sewing/craft room subway art sign!

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  91. I like the vows subway sign. Great for the master bedroom!

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  92. So generous!

    I love the signs in her shop----I also love the way she has her shop set up. All the photos and stuff give you that old country feel...looks fantastic!

    Seeing as I'm not on facebook (I only recently stopped calling it 'the' facebook) I'd love to hear more about about folk's specific ideas about filling that old bucket up. Share the joy, my friend!

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  93. I have three favorites: First the To Have and Hold Subway Sign, second, the thank you cards, and third the Chai Tea. I have been thinking that I would like to hang something in my house with my wedding vows, but I haven't found one I really like--until now, so I will be keeping that one in mind. Thank you notes are something one should always have on hand because there are always opportunities to say thank you, and so often we completely miss the opportunity. Chai tea is delicious and I'm also a sucker for little fabric bags with delicious ingredients inside!

    Thank you for your blog. It is a bright spot in my already-mostly-bright life!

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  94. TOO CUTE! i WANT the cinnamon oat soap! Sounds yummo! and LOVE the "to have and to hold" subway art! What a great wedding gift! Or anniversary present!! Thank you for sharing your JOY:)

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  95. Her spiced chai mix caught my eye..yuummm!

    mandy dot ueda at gmail dot com

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  96. I'm absolutely in love with her "To Have and To Hold" Subway art. Love love love it!

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  97. I pinned to my Things I <3 board

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  98. Tweeted about this joyful giveaway!

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  99. And I shared on Facebook :)

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  100. I love, love, love the cupcake stitched towel! So cute!

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  101. I tweeted the giveaway @mypinkmixerblog

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  102. I love the cupcake stitched towel and the leomongrass soap! ~Angela

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  103. I also pinned the serenity prayer sign on my pinterest! ~Angela

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  104. I love her serenity prayer sign. I say that one often.

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  105. First, I wanted to tell you that I am loving following your blog! It is something I look forward to reading each morning! Always brings a smile to my face! And I love the signs and also the lavendar soap!!! Kalli

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  106. What a sweet little giveaway! I love her sewing room subway art. It makes me think of my mom who taught home ec for 38 years.

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  107. I would love her cinnamon oatmeal soap or her spiced chai tea mix...how yummy that would be to sip as I read your blog! :)

    hlnicholls3ataoldotcom

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  108. I would love the subway art for my bedroom. It might have to go on my wish list!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    heritageacreshomestead@gmail.com is my email just in case I were to win!
    WOOT!

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  109. The Thank You Card Kit is very cute and so is the Subway art about marriage.

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  110. I LOVE the joy you are working with and towards! Way to go!

    I love goats milk soap o any kind, but the cinnamon oatmeal sounds so yummy!

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  111. I love lemongrass soap, either that or the serenity prayer sign!

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  112. Love the lavendar thank you card kit!

    Lang4@comcast.net

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  113. The stitched towel is adorable! Actually I love it all!!

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  114. I love her serenity prayer signs!

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  115. The serenity prayer sign is really cool! :)

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  116. Rosemary and Tea Tree and Goat's Milk, oh my!!! Sounds heavenly!

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  117. Thank you so much for offering such a lovely and generous giveaway! My favorites are the Spiced Chai Mix and Natural Goat Milk Soap in Cinnamon & Oatmeal.

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/81010797/spiced-chai-mix

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/97152819/natural-goat-milk-soap-cinnamon-oatmeal

    clogzilla(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  118. Tweeted!

    https://twitter.com/normawatson/status/217301309643177985

    clogzilla(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  119. I loved the "To Have and To Hold" Subway Art-wooden sign. I too am struggling with having Joy in my heart due to some health issues I am on a journey through. But every day I make an effort to be joyful even if I don't feel joyful, for I truly have much to be joyful about.

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  120. Shared on Facebook!

    http://www.facebook.com/cindy.aiton/posts/486195011395015

    clogzilla(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  121. I also added the giveaway to my sidebar.

    http://hellcatvintage.blogspot.com/

    clogzilla(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  122. Your blog is such a joy! Even when you're chatting about serious stuff, it's still all lovely. If I'm having a down day I like to hang around here a while, it makes me feel happy, hope you don't mind. Anyways, what a lovely Etsy store, I do really like the rustic wooden sign with the Serenity prayer. And I love natural soap. Hope you have a joyful week :)

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  123. I love everything cinnamon so I was naturally drawn to the cinnamon/oatmeal soap.

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  124. I love the purple thank you card set. What a great idea!

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  125. Love the soaps and the serenity prayer signs!! Thanks for a chance to win!!

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  126. Love, love, love the natural soaps! My favorite would be the lavender.

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  128. I would love any of the soaps, but the chai tea is SUPER tempting since I love that. Love your blog!
    amellingsworth@yahoo.com

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  129. I would love the Natural Goat Milk Soap -- Lavender! I love all things Lavender.

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  130. I would love the Rosemary and Tea Tree soap, but I bet they're all great! The serenity prayer is also nice!

    I'm in a valley right now, and just yesterday, on my 3 mile walk I told myself that I was not letting anyone steal my joy. There may be some lows in happiness, but only Christ brings joy to my heart. Then I went to church and heard a sermon from Mark 10 about Bartimaeus who cried out for Jesus to have mercy. He didn't care that everyone was trying to hush him, he cried out again for mercy. Jesus healed him on account of his faith. Sometimes we need to get over our fears and pride by simply calling out for His mercy!

    And so, I wait with anticipation, because I know that mercy will come.

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  132. Loving the goat's milk soaps there. We are trying hard to limit the chemicals we are exposed to while still staying clean...not so easy! I bet these would be nice on the skin, too.

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  133. I love goat's milk soap - it's the best. Blessings!

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  134. Goat's milk soaps are the best! I haven't tried lemongrass, I bet that smells AMAZING!

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  135. L.O.V.E. the wooden signs!! So pretty. Beautiful things in her shop!

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  136. I just got married in March so I LOVE the "To Have and To Hold" wooden sign! I also have to say that I would love to try those soaps.

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  137. I shared this link on Facebook! :)

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  138. Yum...the lemongrass soap sounds amazing! XO

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  139. Posted on http://freshfromtheline.blogspot.com/ Coffee Sipper

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  140. I am delurking with this entry :) I LOVE her serenity prayer wooden sign so stinkin cute! I also LOVE reading here on your blog and find so much encouragmeent from what you say. I to lately have been trying to find JOY and its been rough, that being said I will be commenting more often and look foward to it!

    I am new to this whole blogging thing so hopefully I am doing this right.

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  141. I just happened upon your sight...I think God led me here. I haven't had joy for a long time and have such guilt because I have much to be thankul for while so many around me are suffering. Your writing is uplifting...thanks for sharing your heart.
    Thanks for leading me to Carmen. The wooden signs are great...will be a great wedding gift. And I don't know what it is but I love anything with a cupcake on it!

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  142. Pick me! Pick me! The goatsmilk soaps (especially rosemary and lemongrass) would be such a refreshing summer delight.

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  143. spiced chai mix...yumm! ! !

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  144. My favorite item is the lavender soap...I bet it smells amazing :-)

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  145. I also tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/jlw24

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  147. The thank you card kit is just lovely!

    Jessica
    jmontana14@hotmail.com

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  148. I could use a summer pick-me-up. ;)

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  149. I came over from Carmen's blog. I like her lavender soap.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  150. It would be 'scent-sational' to start the day with Carmen's Cinnamon and Oatmeal soap! Yummy scent with a good scrub - exfoliation! Thanks for this lovely feel good giveaway - you're certainly spreading lots of joy!

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  151. Love all the soaps. Thinking about ordering a few to try and see what I like best

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  152. LOVE chai! Sounds so good as it has been raining forever here in Florida!

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  153. very sweet, cute post as usual. love that you had JOY today! i'm going to her store right now. i cannot believe you are going to have to read thru 167+ comments!!! toledo! =) God bless you!

    btw, thanks for the rain! i'm SURE it's from YOUR side of the state! i'm listening to it hit the top of my porch cover out back...watching it hit the water in our POOL (did i just say we have a pool? blessed! that's why we moved here!) that is not getting use much this summer cuz of SO MUCH RAIN! but i have to say i LOVE the rain in the desert!!!
    kt

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  154. ps, sorry, i just re-read and figured out what you wanted us to do, GO TO HER SITE, THEN tell you what we liked.
    what's not to like? i LOVE the stationery! i'm a sucker for it!!! and i LOVE the soaps and soap BOWLS! i like the BROWN subway sign...the color. =) fun!

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  155. You always make me smile. I get giddy when I see that you have a post up! LOL! I love love love everything in Carmen's store. I especially love the craft room sign. Thanks!

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  156. My favorite item is the lemongrass soap! (found my way here from Carmen's blog.)

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  157. I posted to FB
    http://www.facebook.com/jessicatalstein/posts/166521233481743

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  158. I like the Serenity Prayer Wooden Sign!
    family74014 at gmail dot com

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  159. Love the To Have and To Hold subway art. What a nice giveaway!
    ~FringeGirl

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  160. I love the cupcake stitched towel!

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  161. Posted to Twitter.
    https://twitter.com/JTalstein/status/217736004533104640

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  162. I love the Rosemary and Tea Tree Goats Milk Soap and her Cupcake Towel! So adorably sweet!
    Carmen sent me here! :)
    What a lovely thing to do!

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  163. I posted this giveaway on Facebook as Blue Strong!
    Thank you so much for the exciting giveaway! :)
    Have a most lovely day!

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  164. The lavender soap sounds lovely!

    I am relatively new to your blog but appreciate your honesty and love to pop in for glimpses of NW Washington as I spent many fond years at university just across the border and still have friends in Lynden.

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  165. Oooooh, what to pick! I love it all! The cupcake towel is really cute but so are the signs! Thank you for your blog. Long story short, the post on insecurity really hit home. I was reading Beth's book and stopped because I didn't feel like God could really change me when really it was me being stubborn. So, you'll be glad to know I've started reading it again but with a different perspective.

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  166. I love the serenity prayer wooden sign. Very Nice!

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  167. I liked the Rosemary And Tea Tree

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  168. I really like the embossed cards and the Serenity Prayer sign.

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  169. My favorite is the craft rom subway art. So cute!

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