Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Give Away Carnival













Just for fun--- I thought I would participate in the bloggy carnival giveaway.
Denise Bittinger had a link to this site and I found it interesting... Just thought I'd try it. I'll let you know how it goes. :-)

I'm giving away a $10.00 gift card to JoAnn Fabric Store.
(I work there and it's a pleasant place to work.)

All you need to do is leave a comment and mention your favorite hobby, if you have one.

If you don't have a blog, please leave your contact information. You must leave a comment before midnight on Sat., Feb. 2nd.

I will be drawing for the winner on Feb. 3rd. The winner must contact me within 3 days of notification. No gimmicks, no tricks, just join in the FUN! Thanks!!

To link to other blogs which are participating CLICK HERE.

285 comments:

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Geri said...

Count me in!!!!!!!!!

Scarlett said...

My favorite hobby is definitely knitting. Right now I'm working on a sweater for my niece who is due in May!

Traumajunky said...

I do not really have a hobby. I do however enjoy "helping" my daughter with her craft projects - Shrinky Dinks, sun catchers, etc. I don't think she will ever be old enough to do those by herself! ;)

Geri said...

How funny!!! I just read through your blog and realized your from close to me!!! I live in Evansville,right down the road from your folks! I hope y'all are'nt freezing up there in Michigan! BTW not an entry!

A glance at my world said...

Yea...I love Joanns!

BrineS said...

Wow! That's a great prize! Please enter me!

TheChickadeefeeder said...

My favorite hobby is reading!

Chelsea said...

well, my fave hobby du jour is sewing, but i have crafting ADD so it jumps from paper crafting to baking to scrapbooking to sewing.

The Chatty Housewife- said...

Cool! I love that place.

The Trier and Jen said...

please enter me
Jen

whitty4jen@yahoo.com

Miscellany Mom said...

i love to make cards! and paint... hum i guess i could go on and on!

Melanie said...

My favorite hobbies are knitting, crocheting, and scrapping. Thanks!

Brianna said...

What a great giveaway item! Definitely count me in, as an avid crocheter like myself doesn't say not to the possibility of more yarn. Thanks!

the4moyers said...

Cool gift! I love to crochet, so this would allow me to add to my yarn stash! Thanks for offering!
Tanya
the4moyers(at)msn(dot)com

z's momma said...

I like Joann, not so much for their fabric (since I don't sew), but for their yarn...I'm a knitter.

Awesome Mom said...

If I worked there I am not sure that I would take home a paycheck lol

My main hobby is knitting, but I do some sewing too.

Katy said...

I LOVE JoAnn's! I can spend hours in there!!! LOL please count me in! Thank you so much!

I love to cross stitch! That is my fave hobby! :)

Kaila's Mommy said...

My favorite hobby is comming up with fun crafts for my daughter and I to do. We decorated ornaments, and made Daddy a sign. She loves it and so do I.
Kristin
delandkristin@hotmail.com

Deb said...

I love scrapbooking, knitting, and quilting. Please enter me for your drawing. Thanks!

Momala said...

My favorite hobby is quilting, and I buy my notions at Joanns! Thanks for the great giveaway!

michelle said...

My favourite hobby (not like I have time to actually do it most days...I mean weeks...I mean months...I mean...oh, you get the picture)is scrapbooking, though I also enjoy rubber stamping and miscellaneous other projects. I would love to be entered in your drawing.

Michelle
www.northofthe49.com
michelle (at) northofthe49 (dot) com

sassy2 said...

oooh, mom would love this!

The Dukes Family said...

Great giveaway - I almost live at that store. Thanks for hosting!

Betsy said...

I like to read and exercise.

Melissa said...

Thanks!

Sarah said...

my favorite hobby is scrapbooking :) And I just started a cake decorating class.
Count me in please

Carmom said...

This would be great for me. I am an avid crafter, sew-er, and trying to knitter. Thank you so much for the chance.

D'Rae said...

right now my favorite is reading. But that is only because I don't have a place to set up my sewing machine to leave it.

Laura @ Laura Williams' Musings said...

favorite hobby: scrapbooking


Count me in please.

Thanks for the giveaway!

Stop by my place to win a bath set & candles or one of two copies of a book I'm giving away. Don't miss the daily edition of contests galore that I post on my blog.

Laura @ Laura Williams' Musings

Patty said...

What a great idea! My hobby is scrapbooking.

LaDonna said...

My hobbies are scrapbooking, knitting, and photography. JoAnn's has some GREAT photography books at their larger stores. So, count me in!

Anonymous said...

Oh, I have so many hobbies I don't know which one is my favorite! Right now I am into knitting and sewing the most. ~Kat
wisdomseekers(at)verizon.net

windycindy said...

Great idea for a giveaway! Please count me in. Thanks,Cindi
jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

suzzcq70 said...

I need more crafting and crochet supplies! Thanks!

MelissaR said...

I like scrapbooking, making cards, and baking. I shop at Joann.com quite often and would definitely make good use of a gift card. Thank you!

Michelle said...

My favorite hobby? Sewing, knitting, photography, reading. You mean like those? :)

devildogwife said...

We love JoAnns and spend a good bit of time there getting fabric and crafting supplies. lol! Hmm... right now, our hobby would be making tote bags.

Laura Smith said...

Who doesnt love JoAnns? What a great giveaway! I have LOTS of hobbies but right now I love sewing!
Thanks!
lane_lauraathotmaildotcom

Rebecca said...

my fav. hobby at the moment is sewing!! please enter me!
rebeccagillespie at gmail.com

Glass Half Full said...

I could use that!

Lori

M.E. said...

Great giveaway! My hobby is scrapbooking, decorating my house, Ebay...
Enter me, too!

Angela said...

Too, too cool! I loved looking around your blog. Thank you for your great offer!

I love, love, love, love, love sewing! :)

Londa said...

Oh, I LIVE at the Joann's here! I could really use a gift card there.... hope I win!!!

ljbs3 (at) juno (dot) com

Richard said...

My favorite hobby is sewing with a close second being coupon clipping.

New England Quilter said...

My latest hobby has been fabric coiling - it may just become my all time favorite!

Check out my blog for an Easter Basket giveaway!

Amanda said...

My fav hobby is reading and cross-stitching. This would be fun

Megan said...

Thanks for the giveaway! Right now my favorite hobby is baking! Good for the lips, bad for the hips!!

Linda said...

Right now my favorite hobby is card making :) I live at this store, just ask hubby :)

KnittinChick said...

I'm a knitter. Even to the point of picking purses that knitting needles won't poke through:-)

Boy & Girl said...

love joann's...my favorite hobby is painting

Rachie S. said...

Thanks for this great giveaway!

Ames said...

One of my favorite beading stops!

Shannon said...

oh yeah I could really use this!
I have plans of going there soon.
I am into scrapbooking and digi scrapbooking.

Celeste said...

Sewing is actually my favorite hobby, so this would be great!

The Chatty Housewife- said...

I love sewing and scrapbooking!

Great giveaway! Please enter me. nw_wife(at)hotmail(dot)com

Laura @ Laura Williams' Musings said...

I love scrapbooking!


Count me in please.

Thanks for the giveaway!

Stop by my place to win a bath set & candles or one of two copies of a book I'm giving away. Don't miss the daily edition of contests galore that I post on my blog.

Laura @ Laura Williams' Musings

email is in my profile or you can contact me via the contact form on my blog.

Jennifer said...

Please include me.
Smiles!

Trista said...

My favorite hobby is definitely knitting!!!!!

Sharon said...

Yay! My favorite hobby is sewing, so I could really use that!

Missy said...

Count me in! I don't really have a hobby, but I dream of being a quilter. *grin*

Reeva said...

GREAT giveaway! I hope I’m the lucky winner!! :)

redmom3 said...

Love JoAnns!

Maren said...

my favorite hobby is sewing APRONS!!! So Joann's would be perfect.

http://secretstitchclub.blogspot.com/

Don and Lisa Osborn said...

I guess my favorite hobby is blogging. Boring, I know...

Thanks for the chance.

Susan said...

I love to sew, make cards, and read. As a matter of fact, I just ran out of pink thread. I see a trip to JoAnn Fabrics in my new future!

Susan said...

My favorite would be making doll clothes (although I love scrapbooking too). I go to JoAnn's a LOT!!
sjbraun at hotmail dot com

Gretchen said...

Hi,

My favorite hobby is quilting, but I also have just learned to knit and love it, too. There's a brand spanking new Joann's in my area, and I luuuuurve going there.

Thanks for the chance.

gretchenDOThannaATcomcastDOTnet

http://goodenough4now.blogspot.com

Playful Professional said...

I really like to play racquetball.

jayedee said...

great giveaway! please toss my name in the hat too and good luck to everyone!

Kristy said...

Sounds like fun! My favorite hobby is probably blogging (LOL!) but I enjoy all forms of writing (and reading).

Blessings,

~Kristy @ Homemaker's Cottage
www.homemakerscottag.blogspot.com

Shannon said...

I love to sew and crochet....and JoAnn's is my FAVORITE place to shop! They can really do damage on your wallet!

Count me in!

Alaina said...

I love that store! I enjoy scrapbooking, cooking, & baking. :)

Susan said...

I would LOVE this!!
tsmoffett@yahoo.com

TheAngelForever said...

Aside from blogging, I am very into knitting again. I love going to JoAnn to wander around and get crafty things. Thanks for the great giveaway.

Please feel free to stop by my giveaway.

TheAngelForever
http://www.theangelforever.com/?p=390

Momala said...

My favorite hobby is sewing. I sew mostly quilts and crafty type things.

Thanks for the great giveaway!!!

Sue said...

Digital Scrapbooking and arts and crafts with my kids.

Daughter of the King said...

Great giveaway...
Enter my name

Deby
yesipray at gmail dot com

Marla said...

Sewing, crocheting, and stamping are my favs. PICK ME!
mhode79ATgmailDOTcom

Tracy said...

Count me in

tnayar at verizon dot net

Heather said...

I'm a scrapper, a stamper and a sewer so JoAnn's is great for me!

Rochirmil said...

I LOVE craft stores. My hobbies go all the way from crocheting and knitting to beading to quilting to making clothes for my little sisters.

lifeasamama said...

my favorite hobby? trying a new medium of craft! i love paper, crochet, sewing, anything!

Carrie said...

I love to scrapbook! I'm learning to knit and with kids I'm always doing some craft project!! I could definatley use this!

Kellie said...

I could use this for my knitting supplies.

tacomom said...

Might as well comment (wow you have a lot of posts here!!) My favorite hobby is scrapbooking. But I also like to read and play the piano ;)

Jessica said...

My favorite hobby is coupon clipping and bargain shopping. I love Joann's!

peg42 said...

Thanks for the giveaway. Please enter me. Love Joanns. We buy a lot of scrapbooking supplies there. Thanks again.

WI Mommy said...

I love scrapbooking (and shopping at Joann's -hehe)

Don H. said...

Hey!! I hope you didn't forget about us guys =)

Put me in it to win it!

Team Zachary said...

Oh man could I ever work there?!!! I would LOVE that job - as that is my fav craft store hands down. I'd never bring home a paycheck though :-)

Thanks for offering this awesome opportunity for the giveaway! You are very generous! Good luck to all!

Heather said...

I would love to win this one!

jafarhie said...

My favorite hobby is playing tennis! Thanks for the giveaway.

jafarhie[at]yahoo[dot]com

ahiltz said...

I love shopping at Joann's! My favorite hobby is scrapbooking! Thanks so much for doing this!

ahiltzy@yahoo.com

Lizardbreath said...

I love scrapbooking and cross-stitching! What a fun giveaway!

megan said...

I need some fabric for a sewing project, a hobby of mine!

racheariel said...

What a truly perfect idea for a giveaway! Nice job! My favorite hobby is crafting of any kind - right now I'm sitting in front of my computer, entering these contests and knitting. But if I win, I will thoroughly enjoy buying fabrics for quilting!

Not the Queen said...

My favorite hobby is stamping cards, but my mom is trying to get me into quilting.

Tobi said...

Favorite hobby is Scrapbooking so I would love this prize!

AutumnFawn said...

I could use that since I am having a friend of mine make a quilt out of my kids' old baby clothes!

I used to scrapbook on a regular basis until I started home schooling. I also love doing research on health foods, alternative medicine, astronomy and anatomy, just to name a few...

Bonnie D. said...

As you'll see on my blog, I LOVE to sew. And I'm in JoAnn's at least once a week!

Jenny said...

efyyvxI love to sew too!

Leslie (admin@mymommysplace.com) said...

Great giveaway, Leah! I'm really into making sock monkeys right now. I just love them!

Diane said...

I enjoy crocheting.Thanks!

Hannah said...

I sew most of our girls clothes so this would be great!

Denise said...

Isn't this fun? :) I am going to participate in the giveaway & not just the getting next time! :)

My hobbies are blog reading, scrapbooking & gardening. :)

Hannah said...

i'll bet joann's is a fun place to work...
right now i'm revisiting my beading obsession and stringing beads on everything that is still for 5 seconds!
have a great day!

Annabelle said...

My favorite hobby is Scrapbooking...I have tried my hand at quilting...it was ok...I just need a place to work! Please enter me!

Holladay Family said...

My favorite hobby is making baby blankets. That makes me happy that you like the place you work. Thanks for sharing your fun with us! Lisa :)

My email is holladayfam(at)gmail(dot)com.

Thanks!

Teddi said...

My favorite hobby is a toss up between sewing and scrapbooking. Since most of my 'crafting' $$ goes to Joann's anyway this would be a welcome gift indeed! Thanks!

The Trier and Jen said...

Please enter me in your contest
I like riding my mountain bike
Jen

whitty4jen@yahoo.com

The Mom of 'em said...

great giveaway! Thanks!

Jenny said...

All I gotta say is 111 COMMENTS???? Do you know all these people? Wow! Good luck picking that one!!! I guess you could give $0.10 to everyone! :)

Emily said...

I would put this gift certificate to great use! Thank you!

princesslimey(at)gmail(dot)com

karmama said...

Thanks for the great giveaway!! I'm a sewer and a knitter.

Minty Fresh said...

My favorite hobby is knitting

Erin said...

I enjoy working on my dollhouse---it's a slow process! Thanks for your fun giveaway; please count me in.

emhagedon at gmail

Anonymous said...

I love Joann's. My little girl is just learning how to sew and this would be a handy gift card to pass along to her!

Have a blessed day!

home@teamsoutherland.com

Sarah W. said...

I LOVE JoAnn's!! I am learning to sew, so this would be so wonderful. I want to make my little sister (she's 6. I am 25) a bag for her birthday, so I could buy fabric with this.
But my favorite hobby is photography!!

Email is sarahw56@gmail.com

Thank you!

MamaMay said...

10 dollars of free yarn! Count me in!

Sweetpeas said...

Count me in. I have so many hobbies (that's why my house is always such a mess LOL), but at the moment I'm enjoying learning to make waldorf style toys for my kids.

Julie said...

I like to cook!
kevjul[at]gmail[dot]com

Natalie said...

Joanns is my favorite place ever!!!! I love to sew and buy fabric!!!!

Sue said...

My hobby is scrapbooking and I'd love to work at Joanne's!

Bebemiqui said...

Favorite hobby, cross-stitching.Great giveaway! Count me in. bebemiqui82(at)yahoo(dot)com

Katie said...

I want knitting to be my new favorite hobby... I just have to learn how!

Staci said...

I quilt, knit, crochet....and scrap and make natural products in my spare time. I was just at Joann tonight!!!

Teri said...

I love scrapping :)

Stephanie's Mommy Brain said...

Right now my favorite hobby is blogging but I also enjoy reading, sewing, cooking, scrapbook.

Lissete said...

I love paper crafts. Scrapbooking, card making, stamping.Count me in please.

TheTatums said...

I have 2 hobbies that keep me going to Joann's -- crochet & paper crafts. Come by my blog & see what I'm giving away and some of the things I'm making.

Ann

The Reads said...

My favorite hobby would be scrapbooking. I love it and Joann's has some great stuff. Hope I win!

GreenStyleMom said...

I am just learning to crochet so it is my favorite hobby right now.

paulajane said...

I love to read.
Thanks for the chance.

paulajane1@sbcglobal.net

Cheryl Watters said...

My favorite hobby is making fleece blankets, with special designs. I noticed last week that JoAnn's has a Curious George Pattern that would go perfectly in my grandson's room. Count me in!!

Christy Lee said...

My favorite hobby is making deer antler candleholders, and beeswax candles. Thanks for a great giveaway! Please enter me.

~Billie~ said...

What a great giveaway! I'd love to participate! I love all things crafty! Lately I've been sewing and knitting a lot. :)

Talitha said...

I like to knit! Thanks for the contest!

Shannon said...

My favorite hobby is definitely sewing. I'm in Joann's so often, they know my name and I think they might actually worry if I'm away too many days in a row. ;)

Yard Sale Princess said...

I would live in Joann's if I could. I have many hobbies going on right now. I am crocheting, sewing and scrapbooking! I love to try my hand at any new craft that looks interesting.

Mrs. Wonderful said...

Hobbies????? Crocheting, cross stitching, sewing, want to learn to knit, quilt.....and the list goes on!

Marilyn@Mixed Bouquet said...

I'm beading at this point. Thanks!

Mary said...

Scrapbooking addict here! Thank you!

Stephanie said...

Lots of hobbies, I love to shop!

Liz R. said...

i love to sew! embroider! make hair clips. . .these ones http://alittlegirlie.blogspot.com/

i would love this gift card!

Lisa said...

I bead and crochet... love JoAnn's bead section. Great stuff!

FALANA said...

Lucky lady to work @ JoAnn's!

Dawn Bibbs said...

Oh my goodness, I'm in JoAnn's at least once a week...at LEAST! Count me in!

Thanks for doing this.

Wendy said...

I scrapbook, but I just started sewing.

Cass said...

My favorite hobby would have to be painting!

Erin said...

I'm not a crafty person by nature, but I love Joann's!

lilballr02 said...

Knitting

Bree said...

I love all sorts of craft projects!

*carrie* said...

I really like making cards for special occasions and "thinking of you"--what a fun prize!

Christy said...

My favorite hobby is decoupaging...right now anyway. I'm sure it will change again soon.

Mrs. Nichole Jordan said...

SEWING!!!
Count me in! I would LOVE that!!!
Thanks so much!!!
Nichole
nicholejordanblog@yahoo.com

http://blog.handmadebycole.com/

SoulsforChrist7 said...

Please enter me. My favorite hobby is sewing.


seabuiscut@juno.com

Carolynn W. said...

I love to scrapbook, sew, knit and lots of other crafts! Thanks for the chance to win!

Kacy said...

My old fave hobby was scrapbooking, but now my new fave it sewing (although I still love to scrapbook too)

Elena said...

I love to knit and crochet. Thanks for the contest!

Ananga-manjari said...

I like to crochet & sew. Add me, please.

Marcia said...

I love craft projects like bird houses, cookie mix jars, etc. I like to go gather a bunch of supplies and come back home to put everything together.

Corina said...

My hobby is baking and cooking. :)
I would actually like to win this gift card to give to a friend of mine. She is great with taking my daughter and her daughter to do fun stuff, and she loves JoAnn's.
Thank you for the chance!

paryjeja said...

I love to knit - got best of show at the fair this year!

Abbi said...

I can't pick one favorite hobby, I have so many of them. Some of my favorites are sewing, stamping, scrapbooking, flower design, knitting, crocheting and photagraphy.
I enjoy shopping at Joanns as there is so many things to inspire.

Melanie said...

My favorite hobby is jewelry making. Count me in!

rookiem at live dot com

Michelle said...

Oh, I *heart* Jo-Anns! My favorite hobby at the moment is knitting, but I also sew, quilt, and scrapbook. I could really use this!

Fizz
fizzledink(at)gmail(dot)com

BearMN said...

I'm an avid crocheter and would definitely put this GC to good use. Thank you for considering me for your giveaway.

Trina said...

Oh gosh I have so many hobbies! I love Photography, Making Boutique Jewelry, Sewing kids Boutique Clothing and Crocheting little beanie hats!

Count me in!

Trina

nor_lou said...

knitting/crocheting

Holly said...

Hands down, my favorite hobby is reading and books. But, I've been known to do some craft things here and there and I love JoAnns. Terrific giveaway. Thanks!

Beth said...

Great idea for a giveaway, thanks for entering my name! I love to crochet and cross-stitch.

Natalie said...

What I've been doing lately is sewing...so the Joann's card would definitely be useful!

RobinV said...

What a great place to work. I love the scrapbook section.

Please enter my name
Thanks
Robin
mkvrjc@aol.com

Petra said...

I love JoAnn's! My favorite hobby is scrapbooking. :)

petracarden@yahoo.com

knitdaisyknit said...

Hi, please enter me into your contest! Thanks a lot! My favorite holiday is knitting!

Summer said...

Knitting!

Thanks for doing this giveaway!

katie m said...

My hobbies are blogging, reading, and running. I also am trying to learn to sew, so a gift card to JoAnn's would be great. Thanks!

Anonymous said...

I'm actually an artist by trade and make leaded glass photo frames! :)

Thank you!

art and nature [at] juno *dot* com

Emily (Laundry and Lullabies) said...

I just discovered that I love to sew, so I've been frequenting JoAnn's an awful lot. :) This is a great prize, thanks!

Wired Wilsons said...

SEWING!!!!!

Camille =)
www.snaphappymama.com

Lydia said...

Count me in!

lizhat said...

I love decoupaging.

kelly said...

I like to sew in the Spring and summmer and knit in the fall and winter.

you da mom! said...

my favorite crafty hobby is knitting. thanks for the opportunity to WIN and go get some new yarn!

Amanda said...

It's hard to pick one favorite hobby, but reading is definitely one of mine! Thank you for this amazing giveaway and please enter me!

Piseco said...

Photography! Thanks for the contest!

Jenna said...

Great give-away! I love to dabble in crafts (knitting, crocheting, etc) but my first love is sewing!

thechickadeefeeder said...

My favorite hobby is probably reading!Thanks for the great giveaway!

Elena said...

I love scrapbooking. Thanks for the great giveaway!

Jessica said...

Oh how fun, my favorite hobby is scrapbooking. I love JoAnn's :)

Andrea said...

This sounds great! Please count me in. Thanks! :)
andraya3[at]yahoo[dot]com

Linda said...

I love my scrapbooking, but I am trying to learn to sew too. Enter me, please. ernestsgirl82@aol.com

Paige said...

Oh, I love JoAnn's. My hobby is handbell playing.

gail said...

our joanne's is always hiring. but i love shopping there. enter me in, k? my fav hobby is making cards or knitting. depends on my mood.

mtmommy said...

Addicted to scrapbooking!!!

Granola said...

Wonderful! I try to sneak in some embroidery here and there when I can. Or else I love to quilt! Thank you.

Tanya said...

My favorite hobby is sewing, so I would LOVE to win this prize. :)

chellelynn said...

i dont really have a hobby the only thing i do for long periods of time everyday is get online lol so i guess thats my hobby.

i do want to make some blankets for my boys though

marzy dotes said...

I love Joann's! I also love to crochet and sew.

Kyra said...

I LOVE to sew! Quilting mainly, but I'm about to try to make a sock monkey! :) Would love to win!

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