Friday, June 18, 2010

Good Bye Amber, Katy & Jenni... Welcome...

fantastic, fantastic, fantastic summer ideas for my family!!! you all have really given me lots of wonderful ideas that are sooo gonna save my bacon when i hear, " Mom... i am soooo bored.... there's nothing to do " ;) i am giddy with anticipation now, knowing i have an arsenal of projects in my back pocket! LOL i'm pretty sure a few others will be having very clever summer projects as well with these prises!! Thanks you my sweet party guest for this amazing presents!! here are the winners!! ;) Random Integer Generator Here are your random numbers: 109 28 820 793 482 Timestamp: 2010-06-19 03:08:18 UTC Sooz said... One word: SPRINKLER! That, and our new young hens will keep us all cool and happy this summer. Love your blog. Thanks! June 15, 2010 10:45 AM badlandsquilts said... Today it's housework...my 4 & 8 yr old folded towels this morning and this afternoon they are learning to vacuum the stairs - I have GOT to figure out how to get some sewing in this summer! June 15, 2010 10:09 AM Sandi said... My kiddos love getting crafty. Michaels has tons of cheap kid crafts that are sure to keep them busy! I also gave my older daughter free run of the felt supplies, so she's had some fun cutting & sewing with felt. And we always love going to the park! June 17, 2010 6:01 PM Rachel Locke said... Use a shoe box to make a scene from a favorite book, movie or just a made up one. June 17, 2010 10:42 AM Carla said... Summer is a wonderful time to teach your children to sew....try pj pants or a simple gathered skirt. Even a 4 year old can learn to sew buttons on a piece of fabric for a fun pillow top! June 15, 2010 9:44 PM AND guess who has arrived!! it's Miss Terri from Sew-Fantastic, Miss Sarah from Freckles & Fairytales, and Miss Amy from BadSkirt!!! now, when i tell you i am more than blessed to have such wonderful friends... i really mean it!! they have brought some sick gifts for you! first miss Terri has brought you one crazy good Enchino Market bag!! i am lucky enough to be given one of these beauty's too... and you will surely be amazed by how spacious and functional it is... as all Terri's goodies are!!

then miss Sarah has brought her infamous photography for you to decorate your sewing room in!! this little cookie is the most talented photographer i know... ;) anything she photo's is sure to look cool... check out her Etsy store too ( she's even offering my blog readers buy one get one FREE up to an 8x10 size for the rest of June to celebrate my birthday month! )... just mention " Heather's Eternally Young " for your discount! ( haha... i kid, i kid... no need to mention that )!! LOL and lastly miss Amy has brought the mother of all... not yet released... coming to you from down under... { 2 } charm packs from Moda's new Urban Chiks' fabric line Dream On!! yep...it's sooo true... you could have them before any of your friends! isn't she the best!! The guidelines! just leave a quick little note... telling us your favorite summer read!! for additional entries: become a follower of mine!! ;) become a follower of { Sew Fantastic } become a follower of { Freckles & Fairytales } become a follower of { Badskirt } I will keep this give-a-way open until Wednesday the 23rd of June at 9:00 pm PST. PLEASE NOTE... THERE ARE GONNA BE A LOT OF WINNERS THIS MONTH... SO, YOU'LL HAVE TO CHECK BACK TO SEE IF YOU'RE ONE OF THEM.... AND YOU"LL HAVE TO SEND ME AN EMAIL IF YOU ARE! GOOD LUCK KIDS!! ;)

726 comments:

  1. My favorite reads this summer are the Cherry Ames books, written back in the 40's about a super capable brand new nurse, lol! Loving them! Thank you, Elaine

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  2. Ok, I'm up way too late, saw your post and I just had to comment--WOW!!!!! Super great and generous friends! My fav summer read, that's coming on later this month, is Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovich. I haven't even read it yet and I know it will be my fav. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  3. Favorite summer read - I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb .. love that book :)

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  5. I subscribe to Sew Fantastic on Bloglines (http://rpc.bloglines.com/blogroll?html=1&id=carissascraftycorner
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  6. I subscribe to Freckles and Fairytales through bloglines (http://rpc.bloglines.com/blogroll?html=1&id=carissascraftycorner
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  7. Let's see my favorite read, other than my Bible, would have to be the Sew Beautiful magazine. Not much of a reader, but love to read anything about sewing!

    Hugs,
    Gina

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  8. I subscribe to Bad Skirt on bloglines (http://rpc.bloglines.com/blogroll?html=1&id=carissascraftycorner
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  9. and I'm a follower of badskirt!

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  10. The Help by Kathryn Stockett.
    FAB read!!

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  11. My favorite summer read is Yates Garden Guide, or any practical gardening book!

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  12. ....and I'm a follower of Sew Fanastic!

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  13. and I'm a follower of Freckles and Fairytales!

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  14. Hi! I subscribe to your blog. :) And I really enjoy reading it too!

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  15. This summer I'm enjoying the Bride Quartet series from Nora Roberts.

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  16. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. Read it last summer and it was Wonderful!

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  17. how fun! my favorite summer read is anything jane austen. i am reading persuasion right now and it is so sweet!

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  18. I am a follower of yours

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  19. "The forgotten garden" by awesome Australian writer Kate Morton. A can not put it down kind of read!!

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  20. Too busy quilting to read! By the time I flop into bed I can just about manage a couple of pages of a trashy magazine!

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  21. My favorite reads this summer are the Dick Francis and Terri Thayer books! Greetings from Slovakia :-)

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  22. My favourite summer read is the Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery. Set in Paris it has a philosophical edge to it and is a wonderful read.
    Katie
    knygh[at]hotmail[dot]com

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  23. Ooohh I love to read quilt magazines and my favourite summer novel would be Memoirs of a Geisha. Enjoy

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  24. the bag is beautiful, so are the pictures and fabrics :D
    i'm planning to finish reading the hobbit by the end of summer.

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  25. I'm now a follower of sew fantastic.

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  26. i follow Freckles & Fairytales.

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  27. My current summer read is Roses by Leila Meacham- not about gardening:)

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  28. Hi! Favourite summer reads: anything trashy. hehehhh..

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  29. umm - just read the new Stephanie Meyer book.....love the giveaways!!

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  30. I'm a follower (but just of your blog - not like in a "would you jump off the cliff if all your friends did" kind of way)

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  31. I subscribe to Sarah's blog on Google Reader

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  32. I'm a follower of Amy on Google Reader

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  33. I'm a follower of Terri's on Google Reader

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  34. wow. this keeps getting better and better. My summer read will be some Terry Pratchett. His books are hilarious.

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  35. I am having exams all summer long so I will be reading for those most of the time and if I happen to have some minutes I will be stumbling around in blogland and read what everyone else is doing for fun in summer :)

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  36. If you haven't read it yet, the millenium trilogy (starting with Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) is a must read! (by Stig Larsson)

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  37. I tried to follow 'Freckles' but can not see any google follow pics so added her to my blogroll to follow

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  38. I am also allready following sew fantastic

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  39. I am now also following badskirt.

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  40. My favorite is "the Help". Great giveaway, I am so hoping I win! Thanks!

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  41. What great friends you have Heather.
    Crafty blogs are the best read especially the ones with lots of pics!

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  42. What great give aways. My favorite reading are mysteries.

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  43. I all ready subscribe to Sew Fantastic, and I just signed up as a follower on Bad Skirts and freckles and fairytales.

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  44. This summer I think I'm gonna read that Potato Gurnsey that is supposed to be so good....I gave it to my Mom for her BD & she loved it. Other than that I have "O Pioneer" still waiting on my bookshelf. These days mostly I read mags & blogs :)
    Smiles, DianeM

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  45. "The Help" by Kathryn Stockette. Very good book.
    Alice

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  46. P.S. I'm a follower of your blog :)

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  47. I really like pride and prejudice, I think because she gets the guy in the end. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  48. I now follow freckles and fairytales.

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  49. Just finished "Caught" by Harlan Coben--couldn't put it down! I'm also revisiting my favorite sleuth, Sherlock Holmes this summer. Mysteries and suspense--oh yeah ;)

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  50. I am a devoted follower and am enjoying your birthday celebration!

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  51. I am already a follower of Sew-Fantastic.

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  52. A favorite book - East of Eden by John Steinbeck or That Much I know is True by Wally Lamb - I have a dozen favorites, but these top the list;)

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  53. AND I follow BadSkirt Amy too:)

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  54. I subscribe to Sew Fantastic also.

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  55. my favourite summer read is "like water for chocolate" - amazes me everytime.

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  56. I love re-reading the Harry Potter series...hope i don't get disqualified to be a listener to books!

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  57. i follow freckles and fairy tales

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  58. I'm really enjoying "The Overton Window" right now. :) Happy birthday, girly! You certainly know how to celebrate!

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  59. So many good books, so hard to choose one. I think this summer I will be rereading the Harry Potter series. I just love it!

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  60. I am a follower of your blog!

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  61. I'm also a follower of yours. Kathie L in Allentown

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  62. I love a good PD James mystery in the summer. Kathie L in Allentown

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  63. I'm a follower of yours as well.

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  64. Wow you are lucky to have such lovely friends. I've been eyeing that enchino bag.

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  65. Bow I'm a follower of SewFantastic!

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  66. I'm going to catch up by reading books by MFK Fisher. First up "Consider the Oyster"

    I'll be in Paris for the summer so it's the perfect blend of my two favorite things....food and Paris!

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  67. and now I follow BadSkirt as well

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  68. I just started The Overton Window. My children are all grown but I know it is a challenge and a joy to keep them entertained.

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  69. Right now my favorite read is Frances Mayes "everyday in Tuscany"...just add some fabric and it would be perfect : )

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  70. I love all the Elm Creek books by Jenifer Chiaverini and wish they would make a couple of the books into a movie...that would be wonderful.

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  71. I am a follower too and I love reading your blog :)

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  72. I'm currently reading east of Eden and loving it

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  73. amazing giveaways!
    I simply love reading the Sookie Stackhouse books by Charlainne Harris. They are quick,fun reads.

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  74. I'm a nerd - "reading" Martha's new book. Oh, and Anne Lamott Imperfect Birds

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  75. I'm a follower. And let's face it, if I win the Echino bag, everyone will be following me.☺

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  76. I also follow your blog and thats a good summer read ;)

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  77. My favorite summer read is Flights of Love by Bernhard Schlink. Sound familiar? He wrote The Reader. Always fabulous!

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  78. I already follow Sew Fantastic!

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  79. I already follow your blog!

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  80. My favourite summer reads are Canadian House and Home and Martha Stewart Living magazines! They are full of great decorating and crafting ideas, and fast and great summer recipes! Thanks for the giveaways!!!

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  81. I already follow Badskirt!

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  82. I'm following Freckles and Fairytales!

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  83. I'm following Sew Fantastic!

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  84. I tend to read more cook books in the summer time, especially grilling cook books since it's bbq season.

    Kamal
    monahtkm (at) gmail (dot) com

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  85. I'm following Freckles & Fairytales!

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  86. I already follow you.

    Kamal
    monahtkm (at) gmail (dot) com

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  87. I'm a new follower of Sew Fantastic.

    Kamal
    monahtkm (at) gmail (dot) com

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  88. Following Badskirt.

    Kamal
    monahtkm (at) gmail (dot) com

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  89. Also a new follower of Freckles and Fairytales.

    Kamal
    monahtkm (at) gmail (dot) com

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  90. I now follow sew fantastic, she has a really cool sunglass case tutorial up!

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  91. The only thing I've read this summer is Oprah's biography. I could use more suggestions though!

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  92. freckles and fairytales has some wonderful photos!

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  93. Umm my favoite summer reading material is just about anything, but right now I am reading "If You Have To Cry Go Outside And Other Things Your Mother Never Told You" by Kelly Cutrone. Excellent book.

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  94. What fun! I'm into science fiction, so I love to re-read any of the Issac Asimov books in the summer.

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  95. oh and I now follow Badskirt too..very cool

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  96. My sister just got a new Tom Robbins book, so I will likey try to borrow that.
    aef1106 at frontiernet dot net

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  97. I just became a follower of Sew Fantastic's blog.

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  98. My most recent favorite read is "The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club" and the sequel "Needles and Pearls" by Gil Mcneil. Loved them!

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  99. I'm a follower of Badskirt too!

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  100. I became a follower of Freckles & Fairytales on Twitter.

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  101. I became a follower of Badskirt's blog.

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  102. I like to do some light reading in the summer, I have the perfect book for that, about a cat who lived in the library... "Dewey"

    SheilaC

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  103. My favorite summer read is "North and South" by Elizabeth Gaskell. Thanks for hosting such a fun time giveaway!

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  104. I try and re-read a classic each summer . . . this summer I am have set aside, The Catcher and the Rye and also Fountainhead . . . going retro back to my fav high school reads.

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  105. I am a follower of Terri's (love her new sunglass tutorial on her blog today!) and have quite a few of her awesome crayon wallets . . . my kids love them!

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  106. I am a follower of Sarah's and have a couple of spool photos hanging in my sewing space and LOVE them!

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  107. Just became a follower of Badskirt. Received a package from Amy's cool shop this week and what a great shopping experience! Love the cool fabrics and yes girls I bought some of the sewing goat and it is crazy fun!

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  108. Fun giveaway! Favorite summer read? Oh, gosh, anything that doesn't involved the Berenstain Bears or Curious George! LOL

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  109. My favorite summer read is "The Thorn Birds" by Colleen McCullough.

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  110. I'm reading some Holly Black books this summer. I am a sucker for modern day faerie tales! Of course, I'm also doing lots of blog reading. What fun giveaways!
    Chanda

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  111. Well, I honestly don't read, except for Harry Potter. :)
    But I definitely love reading all the fab quilt and sewing blogs! That's my fave read of all.

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  112. I already follow : ) and I follow your friends too (kinda makes me sound like a stalker)

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  113. Fun!! Love reading in the hammock. Doesn't really matter what I am reading (a fun vampire series or a cheesy romance or something deep that makes you think)... right now I just finished the "book of negroes". Totally deep and amazing book, so next will be something light and airy.

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  114. I have been studying The Handmade Marketplace this summer. It has me excited about my business again. I've been a follower here for a long time:)

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  115. I'm reading firefly lane by Kirstin Hannah - it's set in Seattle.

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  116. I am a happy follower! Love your blog.

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  117. My favorite summer read is definitely "To Kill a Mockingbird". I re-read it about every other summer. So, so good, and every time I take from it something different.

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  118. I subscribe to Sew Fantastic!

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  119. I'm a follower of Bad Skirt.

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  120. I'm a follower of Freckles and Fairytales.

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  121. I follow Sew Fantastic now!

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  122. My favourite summer read is Harry Potter, for the nth time!

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  123. I follow your blog!! (And I just finished a cathedral window pillow from your tutorial!)

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  124. Summer reads? I'm partial to The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood series. Delicious!

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  125. For summer reading I love older children's chapter books. "The Stray", "Wind in the Willows" and the like.

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  126. Follower of yours, Sew Fantastic,
    Freckles & Fairytales, Badskirt

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  127. I LOVE your birthday month! Great giveaways. I love to read and re-read Pride & Prejudice. Summer, winter, whenever.

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  128. just read "The Help" and loved it! :)

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  129. i'm reading "what difference do it make" by Ron Hall and Denver Moore.
    sntbosch@msn.com

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  130. I follow Sew Fantastic too :)

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  131. OH; that echino bag is marvellous. if I do not win it, I must try something of the like myself....

    and I just finished Monica Ali's "In the kitchen". Highly recommend that one, if you liked "Brick Lane". Oh, and if you did not yet read "Brick Lane", read "Brick Lane"! :-)

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  132. Anything by Barbara Kingsolver. "The Poisonwood Bible" is my favorit.e

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  133. My favorite summer reads are the Stephanie Plum series!

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  134. My favorite summer read is the twilight series :)

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  135. I'm a follower of Sew Fantastic!

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  136. So cool!!

    I'm currently reading book 2 of Stieg Larsson's trio of thrillers. Having finished the first, The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo, in the spring, I would highly recommend it. And so far, the second is just as good!

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  137. And I'm a follower of Terri's already, too--love her!

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  138. You know I devotedly follow you already!!

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  139. Sarah's blog is new to me, but I'm delighted to be following her now, too!

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  140. "Water for Elephants" by Sara Gruen is one of the best books I've read, this year.

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  141. Aaand last but not least, I'm also a long-time follower of Amy's. She and I are in the same bee!

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  142. Oh what fun giveaways! Favorite read this summer, so far, is John Sandford's Storm Prey.

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  143. I'm also a follower of Freckles & Fairytales.

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  144. I'm a follower!

    lisa@goodknits.com

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  145. I just finished OLIVE KITTEREDGE by Elizabeth Stroud, and ooooooh, I loved it. Wish I hadn't read it so I could read it all over again...<3

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