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Friday, January 22, 2010

300th Post Give Away!

Dum da da daa! My Post number 300 Give Away!!! Being that this is my 311th post it is well overdue. Better late than never, right?
I have chosen the Valentine's Day theme as February is fast approaching. (That means warmer weather soon!) Of course that also brings Spring rains, but hey, that means flowers too. I think I am getting ahead of myself. As well as the weather. I am sure we have at least one more snowstorm ahead. Who am I kidding, we have had snow on my birthday in mid April! I do actually love snow, it's just the grey days of winter that start getting to me about now, but I digress, back to the prizes!

The lucky give away winner will be set for Valentines Day with this cutie patootie ankle bracelet of linked hearts from Lia Sophia. Enough to make your loved one swoon, no?



Then a bit of Fluff and Finery from my own two hands. A cuff of floaty soft pink flowers to encircle your wrist. I can just see you raising your delicate hand to your forehead as you open your paramour's Valentine..."Oh Darling, you shouldn't have!"


The third bit of scrumptiousness is from a local confectionary called The Fawn. Don't you love the name?  They have been making absolutely yummy sweets in Cincinnati since 1946. I will be sharing an assortment with the winner. (Note the word "share", I may have to keep a few pieces for myself...) I am adding a link to a bit of the shop's background with a story told in the founder, Paul Guenther's, obituary. I am always interested in the history of people and places. His family still runs his business in a way that would make him proud.




























If you would like to join in a chance to win, please leave a comment, if you would like two chances please mention my giveaway in a post on your blog and leave a second comment letting me know. If you are a follower you will automatically be entered, so you have three chances to win, yippee!!! I know I have some gentlemen follower's and two of these prizes are a bit girly girl, but I am sure they know of some lovely lady who could appreciate these gifts. A friend, wife, mom, sister...plus you can keep the candy all for yourself!
I will close the Give Away at midnight on Tuesday the 26th of January and announce the winner on Wednesday. Until then I am taking some time to get some things around Frippery Farmhouse whipped into shape. Good luck and I will see you Wednesday!

Have a lovely weekend, P.

 P.S. You know I love my city so not only have I chosen a gift from a Cincinnati confectionary, I have chosen the first two songs on my playlist from Cincinnati band Over the Rhine to accompany my Give Away. Check out their website and fall in love with the music.
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48 comments:

Tristan Robin Blakeman said...

wow - scrumptious treasures and delicious treats!!! mmmmmmmmm!

I'm off to post on my blog!

Tristan Robin Blakeman said...

Okay, I've put a link on my sidebar to your blog!

Now let's see if being #1 and #2 is a good luck or bad luck thing LOL

Wonderful generous giveaway!

Marilyn said...

Oooooooohhhhh.....I dare say I am swooning........((picking myself back up))....Sign me up!!
Love,
Marilyn
xxoo

Wendy Ferguson said...

pick me pick me! delicious goodies for the eye and the tummy!!

Rochelle said...

Ooh..such delicious things! Congrats on 300 and lucky for us you made it this far and are hosting this giveaway! Yummy!
Rochelle

Wanda said...

Wow a great giveaway..very clever. I think my favorite is the piece of you...those are too cute..maybe you can do a tutorial for those of us who don't win. :)

trash talk said...

Girl, you got my attention! This is over the top, Fab U Lous, cannot be beat, some kind of wonderful!
I cannot wait to do a post on this...even though it means coming out of semi-retirement to do it. But for you...anything!
Debbie

Lenore said...

Count me in.....a good combination of eye candy and yummyness!!!...drooling already...lol

Debby said...

WOW!!!! What a fabulous giveaway, would love to be entered.
Debby

Primitiques 'n Poetry said...

300? Wow! And you are celebrating BIG, aren't you? Great stuff! Sign me up! ~Mindy

Linda said...

Oh wow so pretty and girly and chocolate! What a wonderful giveaway! Over 300 posts! Wonderful!

Kris said...

Great give-aways! I love reading about Cincy - I used to come there so often when I was in Louisville and have many favorite spots - most of them places to eat. Congratulations on your 311th post! Kris

A Fanciful Life said...

Pam, the Fluff and Finery is too beautiful! The treats look yummy too but really, I don't know which is better, pink or chocolate! Yeah for you on reaching 300.
Sharon :-)

Ann said...

congratulations!
what a fabulous givaway...pretties and yummies......please sign me up!!!

JoaniB said...

I am so excited to find your blog! The giveaway is just irresistable icing on the cake! I can't wait to get lost in your musings. I'm going in!

luverlie said...

Wow! What a wonderful giveaway! Please count me in. That pink is to die for. Congrats!

Laura said...

What an amazing giveaway and yes please count me in.
Now go and write 300 more posts!
Why?
Because we love them.

Laura

Sandi said...

Count me in the drawing. Anything that has jewelry and candy can't be wrong.

Sandi

jen said...

Oh what a giveaway! and beautiful blog! I'm going to post the button right now and just became a follower. the bracelet you made is just amazing. I found you through Tristan's link :)
luvs and glitter~jen
p.s. I'm having a giveaway too, stop by if you like.

Valarie said...

What a truly beautiful blog, and a wonderful giveaway. I found you thru Jen at J Nichelle Holiday. I cannot wait to become a follower. Have a lovely day.
xxoo Valarie

Anne-Marie said...

I am a follower.
What a lovely ankle bracelet!
email (amt at telus dot net)

Pam said...

Oh my gosh-drooling all over my computer! Thanks for the chance to win, and congrats on your 300th post!

kana said...

Ohh La La...yes I would love to win the bracelet, your pretty pink flowers and well the caramel apples look so yummy! Congrats on #300!

sissie said...

Oh what yummy stuff to be given a chance to win. I am so glad I happened over here from another blog, I like it so much that I've become a follower.

Congratulations on your 300th post!

Sissie

Jodie LeJeune said...

I love it....I LOVE IT ALL!!!!
If you loved me, you'd pick me Pam. IF you don't pick ME, I'm NEVER talking to you again...EVER!
(just kidding, I'll just be so darn jealous of the winner!)
These are beautiful items...you are so generous girl. I'm so glad you waited til I got back from my cruise...thank you!!!! I would have died if I'd have missed this chance to win!!!!

Remember, pick me~
everything vintage

Jen said...

what a great give a way!! Please enter me in this. Thank you!

Scrappy Jessi said...

hey sweet girl,
yeah congrats!!!
wow what a beautiful giveaway!!!
love it.
happy new years too.
oxoxo,
Jessi

FarHai said...

Wow! This is some awesome candy.
Thanks for the chance to win, and congrats on your 300th post!

FarHai said...

I'm a follower and I posted your candy on sidebar in my blog.

Carole~Maynard Greenhouse said...

Hi came over from Deb's of Talking Trash!!! Love this sweet feminine goody! and made by you makes it more special.
Sorry to hear about your beloved Blizzard! My heart goes out to you!
xo,
Carole

time-worn interiors said...

WOW! 300 post you go girl! I love the flower cuff you made! It's fabulous! Please enter me in your giveway I would be honored to wear your creation around my wrist!
Theresa

Charlene said...

Oh how I would LOVE to win your give away! And by the way.... Congratulations on 300 posts! YEAH! It goes by so fast doesn't it? I need to do a give away too. Have a great week! Charlene

Sandy aka Doris the Great said...

Sign me up as well. Sounds lovely.

Francy said...

Oh where to start! Everything looks so yummy.

Hope you pick me :o)

Lauri Evans said...

congrats on 300!!!! Love all the goodies. lauri@chippys

Rella said...

Such gorgeousness!!! How lucky could one be?

xox Rella

ikkinlala said...

Congratulations on 300 posts (and what a generous giveaway)!

Annette said...

Beautiful! Please count me in.

Sea Witch said...

Whoo hooo! I'm already a follower so count me in twice! Love your bit of home crafted fluff and the confestionary is the best. Sea Witch

Jan Ely said...

Itwoudl be a delight to win, but visiting your blog is delight enough! Congrats on the big 300!

Jessabells said...

Wow, your blog is great. Sorry about your cat. Thanks for the chance. Blogger won't let me follow, they are doing something. Hope to pop back on here again.

Jessica
jspara324@aol.com

One Vintage Hag said...

congratulations on your 300th post.
please add my name to your hat ~ i'm a follower so that gets me two chances... and, I will post about your giveaway today so that would add a 3rd chance...still looking for my first ever blog win ~ would love for this to be the one.

smiles,
~one vintage hag

Dixie said...

I linked from "one vintage Hag" blog, and it looks like I'm just in time! count me in! everything looks delicious!

blessings. Dixie

Dixie said...

I'm posting your giveaway on my sidebar! thanks for another chance to win!

CJ'SMOMMY*KIMBERLY said...

pick me pick me!

Jen said...

I posted the give a way on my blog. This is great!

Lisa said...

How delicious... and the sweets look good too.

annie2006 said...

wow what gorgeous giveaways! please add me into the drawng :)