Saturday, July 31, 2010


Here are some things to get you started on holiday planning.
There are some yummy looking recipes inside this cookbook.
Two are fabric/sewing patterns, the other is a woodcraft pattern.
This was originally a mint candy tin. The dividers were already in it. Sweet!
There are some stains on the potholder dresses, which probably make them look
more "prim", but I'll wash the dresses before sending them to the winner.

These votive holders and candles appear new. What a find!

Ooops...I forgot to include this early Hallmark Santa mug in the first photo.

I know it's more traditional to hold "Christmas in July" promotions, but I wanted to do something different, so I'm offering a "CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST" giveaway. August is a BIG birthday month in my family - mine is the 12th, Grandson's is the 13th, Spouse's is the 14th, and Granddaughter's is the 22nd. We also have numerous friends and extended family members with August birthdays, so we have many reasons to celebrate. I've been thrift shopping again and would like to share some of the treasures I've found. Pictured are:
1) Betty Crocker Christmas cookbook
2) Vintage crocheted potholder dresses - 2
3) Cookie cutters - 6
4) Red glass votive holders with 2 Yankee votive candles
5) Three Christmas craft patterns
6) Cookie tin with wooden spools and buttons inside
7) Jar filled with red jingle bells
8) Early Hallmark Santa mug (I'll tuck a little surprise inside it)
This will be simple. Sign-up begins today, August 1st, and will be open until Thursday, August 12th. I'll draw a name at midnight on the 12th and the winner will be notified by email. Her name will be posted on my blog August 13th.
Anyone who entered my last giveaway will automatically be entered once. That's my gift to you in honor of all the birthdays in my family. If you choose to enter your name again, that's great and I'll give you another entry to add to the first one. I saved all of the names from last time and will add those to the new ones. I only ask two things of you:
1) Sign up to be a follower or let me know if you're already a follower.
2) Leave a comment to tell me you want to enter the giveaway.
That's it...pretty easy, right? If you post my giveaway information on your blog or website, I'll gladly give you another entry. Be sure to let me know you posted it. Thank you for participating and good luck!


Quilts and Cats said...

Wow...Happy Birthday to everyone! Very nice giveaway to celebrate this month. I've been a follower for a while and love your blog.

LindaS said...

Wow What a great giveaway. We also have lots of family birthdays in August Must be a popular month. I'm a follow please enter me into your awesome giveaway.

Judy said...

You are one special friend!!!! How very generous of you! Doesn't suprise me though cause you are that kind of person! I will post this on my blog for you!! Thank-you Kady! You don't have to enter me this time because I was the lucky recipient of your last giveaway. I am still loving it all!!
Love ya~Judy

Linda ★ Parker's Paradise said...

Good morning, Kady!
Super giveaway!
I am loving everything!
Please enter my name.
Happy, happy birthday to all August-born babies! We have a few in our family, too.
I am posting on my sidebar and on my facebook.

Farmhouse Blessings said...

Oooo I love Christmas in summer. It's going to be 103 in the shade tomorrow in TN so Christmas is sounding pretty good right now. I'm watching White Christmas today just to try to feel cooler!

Wishing you joy,
Delinda Lea

Cindy B said...

Long time follower and enjoying the blog! sign me up...great giveaway!!

Judy R said...

Wow what a nice prize package! Very generous.
Our family has a lot of August birthdays too..its enough to break the bank!
I am also now a follower of this blog and will be back often.


I will take that sweet bread on the cover of the cookbook!!!!
what delightful prizes you are offering!!!
hope all is well your way--
Hugs, Di

kimberly said...

I so want to be a part of this giveaway, great giveaway!

kimberly said...

Signed up to be a follower!

TheRustyThimble said...

WOW KADY great giveaway, by the way I am having another one if you have not signed up I have been so busy I have not checked sign ups much. I am a follower, I am commenting and I will put on my sidebar.

Dianne H said...

What a wonderful giveaway. Thank you. I do want to be entered in the giveaway. I am not a follower but I do look at your blog at least once or twice a week. I enjoy seeing what the cats are doing.

maureen said...

What a terrific giveaway. Please include me!!!!! I am a happy follower. I love all the post about the cats. I love cats too!!! Thanks for being so generous. Christmas in July will be a welcoming relief form all this heat..Maureen.....


I just became a follower, you have a great site. Please sign me up for your giveaway. Thanks

Lee Prairie Designs said...

You have some wonderful giveaways. Thank you for your terrific offers!I would love to enter your drawing. Love the little tin full of goodies it reminds me of my Greatgrandmothers tin always loved to see the fun items inside! I am a follower already and enjoy your blog. Thanks for sharing with all your blogging friends. Carolyn from Des Moines, Iowa.

Debbie Geiger said...

I just signed up to follow your site it is a great site lots of ideas floating around on your page. Please sign me up for your give away Thanks,

Debbie Geiger said...

I just signed up to follow your site it is a great site lots of ideas floating around on your page. Please sign me up for your give away Thanks,

michelle said...

good evening Kady,since im already included in this great giveaway from the last one all i need to do is wish you a happy happy birthday sweetie.blessings michelle

Marcie said...

I am a new follower of your blog. I love it!

Marcie said...

Wow!! What a lot of Christmas goodies! Please enter me in your giveaway!

Marcie said...

I posted about your wonderful giveaway on my blog!

Anonymous said...

Oh so nice.I cant wait til wintertime.Its so hot everyday.Please count me in!

Anonymous said...

Oh so nice.I cant wait til wintertime.Its so hot everyday.Please count me in!

Anonymous said...

Im a follower oops dont know what happened up there,lol