December 16, 2009

A Christmas Gift

I love Christmas, and everything that goes with it. To celebrate my most favorite holiday, I'm going to have a give away. I know I don't have 300 readers like those other blogs that give stuff away, but I'm doing it anyway, and my lack of followers just increases your chances of actually winning!
I read, at the coaxing of my sister, a short and sweet book that has such a powerful message in its story. It is also a Christmas story. And so I'm giving away a copy along with one of the beaded bookmarks I made.

Here's what you need to do. Simply leave a comment on the next post telling me what your favorite Christmas ornament on your tree is, and if you don't have a tree, then which of my pictured ornaments did you like most?

This will be my last post till Monday, so you have till then to comment. And on Monday morning I'll draw a name and post the winner, so check back on Monday to see if your getting the gift. Make sure you leave your name on your comment, as some of them are really vague. Like if your name is Susie on your comment ID, please mention that you are Susie Q, or something like that. And anyone is welcome. You don't have to be on my followers list to be drawn.

Hope you have a great weekend and I'll see you Monday.

Now scroll down to the next post to see my Christmas ornaments.


Jaime said...

Wah-hoo! I love the bookmark!
It's Jaime (Bak).
My favorite ornament is actually our tree topper. It's a polish glass spire thing. i love it.

Laughing Orca Ranch said...

A gal of many talents. That's a lovely bookmarker.
I've meant to ask you if you read alot of books while your hubby is driving? I get so sick if I try to read while a car is in motion. It also depends upon on where I'm sitting. Weird, huh?


word verif: ducktale

Sarah said...

Lisa, I am blessed in that God gave me the ability to read without getting sick. If not for my books, I think I'd go insane. I read constantly, and thats one thing about trucking I've come to love. I have unlimited time to read, except sometimes, when the book is super good, I neglect my sleep and read when I shouldn't.

retriever farm said...

Lovely bookmark. I love homemade stuff.
My favorite oranament is a metal engraved ornament that is from 1993. My hubby and I got it when we were dating for our first christmas togther. We hung it on the little 3 foot tree I had in my bedroom. It always makes me think of how far we've come.

small farm girl said...

You may not have 300 followers, but you have loyal ones. lol. My favorite christmas ornament is a metal and wood ornament with a reighndeer and a heart. It says first Christmas 1999. It was a wedding preasant.
Be safe.
Small Farm Girl

Rambling Girl said...

Hey....thanks for coming over to my blog. I added you to mine and look forward to reading all about your ventures...looks like we have a few things in common....

Please add me to your giveaway. Love the bookmark you made...oh and an ornament that a special meaning...I have a preacher ornament and I grabbed it from my parents tree a few years ago and will always remember that my father was a minister. He has been preaching for 55 years and will die as one, so this has special meaning to me. Loved seeing all your ornaments...I have many that mean things to me...I should have a post on this also. I have been in such a slump lately I haven't blogged much.


Willow Witch said...

Sarah, just found your blog and I love it. Have to add you to my list so I can keep up with you. I really understand about you loving two places at the same time, both are home when you are there. So nice to meet you, happy holidays..and my favorite ornaments are the ones my mom made me as a child.

Meagan said...

Look at you big blogger! ;-) Okay, so I am not trying for the give away cause I already have the book and the bookmark, but I HAD to comment! I don't even know my favorite ornament! I love too many and this year I didn't even get them up! :-( But I think this is a great post idea!!

Lisa said...

I love that book!!
It is one of my favorites because the message is so wonderful. Every time I read it I cry.

Tiffany said...

It's me, Tiffany U.

Hmm...like I could narrow down my favorite ornament! I guess, if I had to, I have "re-bought" a blown glass manger scene ornament several times...it is cheap, but it is the etherial embodiment of the Christmas story! So I guess I'd say that...otherwise, it would be one of the ornaments that my kids made...or love...or.... :)

But I love the woven pine cone of yours!

I am intrigued by the book! I don't know that one...*gasp*

Did you steal the bookmarker idea from me, or I from you? :D

Sari said...

Sarah, I love your book mark, too, and the idea you have initiated by this blog. I love, too, the pictures of your many interesting and diverse ornaments. Your blog never ceases to delight me!

My most treasured ornament(s): simple little paster-of-paris wreaths with Tiffany and Michael's pictures in the center. As a homeroom mother back nearly 30 years ago, I made one for each of Tiffany's little first grade classmates as a Christmas gift when she was in first grade. Each were formed by my own hand & painted with love to be dispensed at the year-end class party. On Christmas Eve, our entire sewer system froze up - having been filled with LOTS o' Paster-o-Paris rinsings! Oh, the memories. . . :D

Can't wait to see you guys! Stay safe & Warm!

Brenda said...

That was really nice of you to share a book that you like. I read a lot as a kid. I read in a car all the time. My kids always took books while we drove to visit family, too. Thanks for visiting my blog!