Simple Ramblings From A Prim Cottage

Friday, November 11, 2011

Home for the Holiday Giveaway

It's been awhile since I had a Giveaway.Life just kept getting in the way.You all mean so much and I think Christmas is the best reason to give back.This will be my first ever surprise giveaway so it will really be like christmas.Some prims and yummy smelling beeswax will be part of it for sure...Tease..No hoops to jump through (don't you hate it when there are a million and one rules).Simple rules you can leave one comment as I'll draw the old fashioned way.Rules
You must be a follower
Comment letting me know something that makes you joyful during the holidays like snow, a favorite scent,favorite recipe whatever brings that warm fuzzy to you..smile..
Post to your blog with a link back to here for a extra chance.
The winner must contact me within 48 hours or another winner will be drawn.It's a gift I shouldn't have to hunt you down.
Good Luck and Merriest Christmas Wishes!~Amy


Linda ★ Parker's General said...

Wow! I'm first! I don't usually get anywhere first!
Sounds like great time for a giveaway!
My favorite thing about the biggest holiday--that's tough. I love the choir in Church on Christmas Eve. I love watching the grandkids open their gifts. I love spending the day with my parents. I love all the simple decorations ( I'm not fond of the commercial crap there is out there these days ) And I do love snow!
I would love to be entered, my friend!
Best wishes to you and yours for a wonderful holiday season! We have much to be thankful for!

Rugs and Pugs said...

Amy ~
Christmas is magical when spent with a child. I love seeing the excitement in my grandson as he opens gifts.
Pug hugs :)

Wendy @ Ravenwood Whimzies said...

Oh Amy - You are so very generous - I'm sure the goodies you have planned are just wonderful! I'd love to have a chance to win. Please throw my name in the hat.
I will post a link on my sidebar to your giveaway.
What makes me most joyful is when our home is filled with our sons and their wives and other family members and friends - that is when I am the happiest!
Bless you - Enjoy your weekend

The Barn Hollow said...

My favorite part of this holiday season is spending time with my family and most especially my grandchildren. The looks on their faces of wonder and awe and just priceless.
Thanks for the great giveaway. I love surprises.
Warm Wishes,

Prims By The Water said...

I would love to be entered into your giveaway Amy! My favorite thing to do during the holidays besides decorating, is making cookies with my grandkids. It is snowing here in Michigan today, so it is getting me in the mood...Take care Janice

Phyllis said...

I love the time spent with my family and my flannel pj's!
I am a follower of your blog. Thanks for the contest.

Shirlee said...

Please sign me up for your giveaway Amy : ) What makes me joyful during the holidays ... brings me a warm fuzzy feeling? Do you even have to wait for my answer??? It's SNOW!!! Big, fat, fluffy flakes of Prozac falling from the sky! I defy anyone to be anything but joyful when it is snowing outside : ) Hugs, Shirlee

Lil Raggedy Angie said...

O Amy sign me up please , how sweet of you! I am a follower I am commenting and I will definately post on my blog .My favorite thing about the holidays is time spent with family and friends , memories past present and future shared with a great holiday meal! Have a great weekend.hugs lilraggedyangie

Sandy A said...

It is the Christmas Tree and Music. I love to sit at night with all the lights off except for the glowing tree and play my favorite Christmas music. And of course the most important favorite thing is to share the Holidays with family. We don't get to be with all our children and grandchildren because they all live in separate states--but that is my dream for the perfect Holiday--to all be together...

Cathy G. said...

Hi Amy,
Love the surprise give-aways! Thanks for your generosity!
I love the smell of fresh pine, the sound of sleigh bells and I adore the music of the season.
A big red apple and some peanuts in a brown paper bag......
Cathy G

Wicked Faerie Queen said...

Hi, I would love to be part if your lovely giveaway.

-I am a follower.

-I will post you on my blog.

-My favourite thing about Christmas, what really gives me a warm, sentimental feeling, is old fashioned Christmas carols. I have already started to play them in my studio and in my car. They bring back cherished memories of my family that has past and of our family when our son was little. This year we have a new grandbaby and I will play them and sing them to her.


Melanie said...

Hi, Amy,
I would love to enter your giveaway!
My mom's gingerbread is one of the things that makes me smile at Christmas!♥
I am a new follower and will post your giveaway in my sidebar.
Thank you. :)

TheCrankyCrow said...

Yippee!!! A giveaway and a surprise!! Woo Hoo!!! Please count me in! I'm a follower - and happy to be! I've also posted on my sidebar. One thing that is sure to always bring me holiday joy is sitting in front of the fireplace with nothing but the Christmas lights on listening to Christmas music.....Thanks so much Amy for this wonderful opportunity! Smiles & Holiday Hugs ~ Robin

Lee Hill Primitives said...

For my the best is my kids' faces when they opened a gift... priceless, Christmas songs and Sparkling snow falling down. Please enter my name in your giveaway. Thanks, Eve

Carmen and the Primcats said...

Hi Amy, I love surprises! Count me in! I will also post on my giveaway page for another entry.

Oh wow... my favorite thing about christmas is wrapping gifts. I love it. Most people loath this part but I often put as much effort into the wrapping as I do the gift. :)

Merry Christmas!

Carmen and the Primcats

PS. You are my first Merry Christmas of the year! Congrats!


Hi, please sign me up too. I love the togetherness at Christmas, the hustle and bustle of the season, I will also post on my blog. Thanks, Cyndy

Anonymous said...

What a nice way to start the holiday season, a surprise giveaway. I am a follower and will post on my sidebar.
I love the decorating part for the holiday and the joy of my family coming to visit.
Country at heart

Penny said...

I am a follower and would love to be entered into your fun surprise giveaway!

My favorite part of the holiday is Christmas Eve at my house, with my family all here (extended family, too!), eating, playing games and caroling. If we would have a little snowfall, that would be perfect, too!

Thanks for hosting!!

Theresa said...

Amy how sweet of you to do a giveaway....as you know I'm already a follower of your blog. :0) What am I most joyful for....family....Christmas just seems to make it even more so. :0)

~Madalynne~ said...

I just love surprises . . . especially if there's little wax goodies involved ~ count me in :)

Lots of things to enjoy about the holidays of course, but one of the things that gives me that fuzzy feeling is watching the vintage Christmas specials with my grandkids (Rudolph is my fav). It takes me right back to when my daughters were little and the house was full of excitement.

Anonymous said...

WooHoo...love a surprise giveaway...count me in. I love watching the snow fall, from inside the house....and love spending time with the family.

Jessica said...

Hi Amy, thanks for the surprise giveaway! :)

There is lots of special Joy during Christmas. Celebrating Christ's birthday. Christmas Eve service. Christmas music. A white Christmas. Choosing our annual family ornament. Driving around and seeing homes decorated at night.

I posted on my blog here: http://blessingsinthecountry.com/?p=3268

Autumn blessings from Jessica

Jody Wakefield studio said...

I would love to be entered into your giveaway!

I will post to my blog as well...

I LOVE snow, snowmen and warm cozy fires

Angela said...

Amy, Such a sweet giveaway. My favorite thing about Christmas is the fact that we celebrate the birth of Jesus and because of his birth and later his dying for our sin, we will be united again one day with our loved ones. Just laying Mother to rest today, and my Daddy a few years back,,, that promise is more precious than ever.
A warm fuzzy feeling comes when I watch holiday activities thru the eyes of my precious granddaughter. Spending time with my family, the smells of the holidays, shopping, the hustle and bustle of the crowds, and listening to Christmas carols snuggled with Mr, P. by the light of the tree and fireplace.

Becky said...

What a great giveaway. I love surprises. Please enter me. I love listening to Christmas music, smelling cinnamon in the air, baking Christmas cookies, decorating our home for Christmas and making special gifts for the special people in my life.
Becky at Ginger Creme Hollow

Cat Nap Inn Primitives said...

well I am a huge fan of your wax stuff..so please sign me up and I will link this on my sidebar..
what makes me warm and fuzzy..I would have to say baking goodies to give to the neighbors with a fire in the stove and christmas music playing in the background.;) have a great weekend.:)

Felicia said...

Hi Amy. I love snow at Christmas time and the smell of a great or a real tree. Please throw me in the pot for a chance to win. I will post on my blog sidebar.


prims by olde lady morgan said...

Amy, Please enter me!! Who doesn't love a surprise!!!! YIPPEE!...

What brings me joy during the HOlidays...So many things. Cooking Christmas Eve dinner for family and friends, the first real snow, Christmas music, putting up the tree with the boys....Egg Nog and Baileys..... I could keep going...OLM

Kendra said...

Hi Amy,
I am a follower, I will try to do a post with a link and I will put it on my side bar as well. Oh yah, what makes me joyful during the holidays...I think it has to be seeing people's reactions to the gifts that I put alot of thought into for them.
Hope I win, we'll see!

~Sara said...

I love surprises! Thank you for hosting such a fun giveaway. Please count me in.
So many things remind me of the Christmas season, lighted tree, scents, music- I guess in includes all of the senses. But what I really love is going to Christmas Eve Service with the family. The lights in the window of the church, the sounds of joyous people singing familiar songs......Wishing you Christmas Blessings ~Sara

LibbiesHome said...

Hi Amy,
Leave it to you to come up with a terrific kick-off to the holiday season! I would LOVE to be entered in your giveaway and will post over on my blog as soon as I hit publish for this comment. :)
My favorite part of Christmas... ooh so much to choose from. I love seeing the joyfulness and anticipation from the kids at school. (Even though it means that it's REALLY hard to pay attention :)
I love the lights - especially a tree full of little white ones. I love Christmas music and movies, too. (I am actually guilty of watching some of those movies all year round.)
Thanks for the fun - now I have to read everyone else's favorites. This is a great way to get in the holiday mood!

Unknown said...

Awesome giveaway, please count me in!
What I love at Xmas is walking on a snowy night looking at all the lighted houses.

Anonymous said...

I would love to receive a surprise gift in the mail...Please count me too! What I love about xmas...well..there's plenty to be thankful for. But, what I enjoy most of all is making cookies with my family. Even though cut-out are the most work..we have done them every year with our children and now grown college and married children..There's something about the crazyness of making a mess in the kitchen and having fun, and it's just us again! I will post on my blog. Best Wishes!

Melissa Jo said...

cute blog....my favorite things about the holidays, are first probably the traditions set....of course all the Hallmark movies (which I watching today), the songs and family time. My favorite scents are sugar cookies and anything baking in my momma's oven ;~)

Barb said...

Hi Amy,
What a fun giveaway.
I am a follower and would love to be entered.
I only make cinnamon rolls this time of year (lazy) so I love to see my kids and husband face light up when they smell them. I really should do it more often. I also love the choir program at church.
Will post to my sidebar.
Thanks for the fun!

Ashley said...

I'm a follower and I love the smell of gingerbread in the oven.

hewella1 at gmail dot com

DianeM said...

Hello - I am a new follower, I wandered over from Libbie's Home. I love adding blogs to my Google Reader so I can enjoy all the prim decorating & crafting that is happening around blogworld :) Please enter me for a chance to win your Christmas giveaway...my dd & I always have a girl's night out before Christmas when we head to the mall to enjoy the Holiday decorations at the big department stores with all the hustle & bustle & special displays, it's our holiday tradition.
Smiles, DianeM

Olde Spoon River Homestead said...

Hello, I would love to be enterd in you giveaway!!!! I'm a new follower and I will add you to my sidebar!!!! My Christmas warm and fuzzy moment is when we go pick out a Christmas tree together!!!! Its cold and snowy and the little ones love it and we look for that special tree for hours!!!! Untill we all see the same tree and cut it down!!!! I love seeing the kids romp around in the snow!!!! Big Prim Hugs Casey

Gayle said...

Listening to Christmas music of all kinds brings me a lot of joy - I do have some favorites but I enjoy most all of it (except The Christmas Shoes - YUCK)

Anonymous said...

I am thankful for this time of the year that gives me more opportunities to give and share.

Thank you for the giveaway and for sharing with us.

Carol Stuck said...

I am already a follower and would love to be entered.

Hmmm...my favorite thing at Christmas is watching the grandkids get excited Christmas morning after Santa has been there.


Beckyjean said...

Hi Amy~

My favorite thing about the holidays is spending time with my family. My boys still like to help me bake & decorate Christmas cookies.

I will post your giveaway on my blog.

Have a wonderful Sunday~Becky

Stacy Kay Brais said...

Hi Amy~
I have lots of holiday favorites but one of my very favs is to smell something yummy baking in the oven and sip a warm cup of apple cider...yum :)
Hugs! Stacy

lindeelou said...

Suprise Suprise Suprise.....love them.....also watcing the old old holiday day movies is the greatest warm and fuzzy feeling a person can get....especially when watching with a cup of cocoa and your hubby/bestfriend combined into one...Christmas blessing everyone

bettyj said...

Please enter me Amy. I can't post to my sidebar, I don't know how! My favorite things about Christmas, other than the birth of Christ, is traditions and memories. Children and lights, not to mention all the smells.

christina said...

Hey Amy! I would love to be entered in your giveaway!! I posted you giveaway on my page for an extra chance too. I love everything about Christmas! Fist and foremost is the birth of Jesus Christ. I also love decorating and the warm feeling that the decorations bring to our home, the shopping, heck I even like the snow at Christmas(and then it can go away...lol). I expecially like watching the kids open their gifts and seeing the excitment on their faces. The smells of cinnamon candles and all baking is great too. I just love Christmas!! Hope things are going better with your dad.
Big Hugs~Christina

Trace4J said...

Morning Friend
I am a follower. Please enter me. My favorite thing about the holidays is building a fire with my husband and watching Christmas movies curled up on the couch. And most of all when my Husband reads the Christmas story from the bible to our children on Christmas morning. They are all grown now. OK I love everything about Christmas and that wamr fuzzy happy joyful feeling starts for me in NOVEMBER.
Your in my thoughts and prayers friend.
Hugs Trace


Sandi @ The Primitive Skate said...

What a wonderful giveaway! I would love to be entered. I am a follower. I will post on my sidebar. I Love having all 3 of my boys together (in one room without fighting) for Christmas. We enjoy a nice evening of opening gifts and telling stories of past christmas's when they were younger.


Lynn said...

oh Amy,
I would love to be entered into your giveaway! I would be honored to have your handmade items to decorate my home with. My favorite Christmas memories are those of my Mother and my children on Christmas Eve. My Mother has spent the night with us every Christmas Eve except one or two since I had children. It is awesome to have all of my family under the same roof on Christmas morning. The kids wake us up early in the morning and we all gather in the den area. The kids sort the gifts and start making gift piles for each person. My hubby sets the video camera up so that it captures all the activities of the morning. We each take turns opening presents. One of the children goes first, then it the other's turn, then my Mom, then my Hubby, and then me. After all the gifts are open we clean up all the wrapping paper and boxes. The gifts are carried to the bedrooms. The kids start playing with a special gift or two. Mom and I are in the kitchen starting breakfast, Bacon, sausage, eggs, biscuits, and gravy. We all eat till we bust, then clean up the kitchen, some take a nap, some play, some watch tv, for me,it is time to start cooking for the late lunch or early supper.
I hope you have a wonderful holiday season filled with joy, peace, love, and all the happiness you deserve! Thanks so much for being such a great online friend!!!

Rachel said...

Please enter me in your surprise giveaway ~ i'm a follower & will post on my sidebar. My favorite thing about the holidays is getting to listen to my Dolly Partin & Kenny Rogers Christmas cd! lol My hubby hates it but it reminds me of when I was a kid & we'd listen to the record & decorate & cook for Christmas. :) I LOVE it!!
Hope you have a wonderful day!

Cat Haven Craft House said...

I love surprises which are so much fun on Christmas Day! I love everything about Christmas especially my family. I am a follower and will post your giveaway on my sidebar. Please sign me up for your suprise giveaway!

Margie said...

Oh Hooray ! Please sign me up Amy and I will post on my side bar too. I love so many things about Christmas, but I guess my favorite thing would be the memories I have of all my past Christmases spent with my kids and the hubs. Those are priceless to me.

Hugs dear friend,

Deb Riddell said...

Hi Amy, I would love to be entered into your giveaway! The most joyful thing to me at Christmas is spending time with family and friends, listening to the laughter and seeing the smiles, feeling the hugs and smelling the comforting scents of evergreen and cinnamon. I have posted a link to your wonderful giveaway at my blog, thank you for the opportunity and a very Merry Christmas to you and yours as well!

frontporchprims said...

Hi!!! I am a new follower. I stumbled upon your blog through a link. It's great!! I can't wait to go through it. Thanks for the give away. I love surprises. I will post this on my side bar too. Spending time with my family during the holidays makes me joyful, and Christmas music, and eggnog, and the snow, and the parties. I could go on. -Steph-

Marissa Ann said...

I'm a new follower..and love your blog. My fave thing about Christmas - is that Christ was born and being with family.

Sheila said...

Hi Amy~
please enter me in your surprise giveaway. You know I'm already a follower ;-)
It's hard to list just one favorite thing about Christmas, I love everything about it, from decorating to baking, visiting family and friends, gift giving, taking a drive to see the holiday display of lights, and being with my grandsons on Christmas Day. Love them all, but attending Christmas Eve church services still remains high on my list, that gives me the warm and fuzzy of the season.


Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

Hi Amy!
Heard you were having a giveaway ~ so please sign me up!
The glow of white christmas lights at night time brings warm fuzzies!!
I also like it when it snows on Christmas Eve.
Prim Blessings

Hillcresthome Prims said...

Hi Amy, I am a follower.

I LOVE Christmas, it is my favorite time of year.

I love to cook and bake while I have Christmas music going on in my kitchen.

Every year we all go and see the Christmas lights at La Sallet, which I did with my folks when I was a little girl every year and I passed the tradition on to our sons. This year our oldest son will be bringing his girlfriend, this will be the first, well he is 20 yrs old.
Then after walking around for about 2 hours to see everything,then we go out for dinner and sing Christmas songs on the way and then Mr. Hillcrest takes the back roads home for us to see everyone's home's decorated for christmas.

I love to have our fire going and wear my fluffy pink robe and fluffy pink slippers!( my favortie color) I know it is not a PRIM color, but I can wear it, and LOVE it, LOL!
I have always said for years ""Think Pink""!

For baking I ALWAYS bake my Grandmother's cookies that she baked every year, she is gone , but is in our hearts and I know she is proud I bake these.
She was a Mother to me!

Thank you for hosting a fabulous givieaway and asking us to share some memories! I really enjoyed this!

Mearry Christmas,

sherry L. said...

I am anew follower. Thanks for the giveaway! I love surprises!! lilsis_75@hotmail.com

Tolentreasures said...

I am a follower, please enter me! I love Christmas Eve candlelight service at our church, our families all getting together, and the noise and confusion of all the kids! love it all!


Friendship Crossing said...

I am a new follower and I posted about your giveaway on my sidebar already.
I love so many things about Christmas, but the birth of our dear Savior ranks on the top of my list!
I'm also having a giveaway, so hop on over and join in!

Thanks so much!

Jessica said...

I love this time of year, and I suppose what begins to warm my heart is Christmas music AND when they put up the Christmas wreaths and lights in our small town!

Pam B said...

Hi Amy! Ooh, I love surprises...please count me in!

I'm a new follower, have posted your giveaway on my blog's sidebar, and have added you to the blog list on my sidebar.

One of the many things I love about Christmas is stealing a few quiet moments in the evening to dim all the lights and just sit and enjoy the Christmas tree with all its finery and glitter. I find it so calming to sit and look at each ornament and bring up the memory that goes with it.


Ruffles and Relics said...

Hi Amy.. The thing I love is sitting around the living room with the kiddos christmas eve drinking hot cocoa and watching Rudolph and Frosty!!
Have a blessed christmas,

Unknown said...

Hi Amy, I'm a new follower! I would love to be entered into your giveaway. I love alot of things about christmas - the decorations, the music, the baking, but especially seeing my kids faces christmas morning as they look under the tree!
Thank you

cucki said...

hello dear, its me cucki from south africa..i am your new follower and friend.please count me in for the giveaway..my fav things about christmas is lots of joy and happiness around everyone..and christmas tree always my fav one.
thanks..love and hugs cucki xx

cucki said...

i posted about your giveaway on my blog side bar.
thank you.
hugs cucki x

mzzterry said...

I love most everything at Christmas....I feel joy in the air! I love to sit around the tree and admire the ornaments from the past, it warms my heart! Thanks for the giveaway....Merry Christmas to you!

Traci~Moon Gypsy said...

Amy, please sign me up...love surprises! My favorite things about the holidays is simply enjoying the delight in my daughter. She still gets so excited with the little things like baking cookies, decorating the tree, seeing the lights while driving at night...it's priceless. I will also post to my blog!

Thanks so much.....Hugs, Traci

mamatkins said...

I love snow around christmas! And all the lights everywhere. Thanks,mamatkins@Hotmial.com

Quilting "b" said...

I love everything about Christmas, the carols, the tree, my Grandsons smiling faces and snow. Thank you for a chance to win such a beautiful gift.

maddyrose said...

I love everything about Christmas. Spending time with family and friends, enjoying good food and the feeling of peace on earth and good will. The sights and sounds and colors of the season. You name it and I'm sure it's on my list. Why do you think my site is called Santa and the Mrs.? Please enter me in your giveaway.

Unknown said...

I'm a follower. My favorite part of Christmas is having my grandchildren together. Thanks for sharing the giveaway!

rjs682 at yahoo dot com

Sherri Farley said...

I'm new to your blog. I would love to sign up for your give away, I am sure it will be a wonderful surprise!

Susan At Glen Oaks Primitives said...

Hi! I'm a new follower and I would like to be entered in your surprise giveaway. I have posted to my blog sidebar with a link back to you! I love to play Christmas music starting Thanksgiving night and continuing until January 2nd. It makes me happy because my father always had Christmas music going and it reminds me of him putting my toys together on Christmas day.
Warm Wishes,

ryanac32 said...

thanks for the giveaway! I follow GFC
ryanac32 at yahoo dot com

windycindy said...

"Happy Holidays!"
I adore and appreciate handmade
items! Having our sons home for the
holidays makes me extremely happy.
Many thanks, Cindi

tmc480 said...

I'm a new follower.
I like spending time with family that I hardly see during the year the best.

tmc480 at yahoo dot com

The Rusty Thimble said...

Hello Amy
Please sign me up, I follow, and I will link up on my sidebar.

My favorite thing about Christmas is that my hubby always takes me to visit my mother, she will be 90 in January and I only get to see her about three times a year, Christmas is special to still be able to visit with her, we even drove up in an ice storm to visit her last year.


Kathy H said...

I love surprises. I have so much to be joyful about at Christmastime. Our family gets together, our decorations that have been passed down from generations ago. ANd red is my favorite color and there is red everywhere! And don't forget the music.

Bird said...

Hi, I just became a follower and would love to be entered in your super wonderful prim giveaway. I've been here before many moons ago... well, months ago. Nice to visit again.

What makes me joyful and feel good at Christmas time? My son and my husband and our four cats all working together (the word working used loosely here) to put up the tree and that first wonderful snowfall of the season. Oh my goodness, there are so many other things but I would have a short story here if I kept going.

Thank you for having such a fun and wonderful giveaway.

Anonymous said...

Yay! I love surprises!
I agree that it's nice having a giveaway that is easy to enter. Thanks for making it simple!

Christmas is such a special time. I love remembering the birth of Christ with my family. I particularly love decorating the tree and putting up lights.
lisa.otis6 at gmail dot com

Ann said...

Your giveaway sounds wonderful. I love surprises! Gingersnaps make me think of Christmas. My mother made the best ones ever and she only made them for Christmas. I'm following.

Ann said...

I posted your giveaway on my blog side bar.

alltheseboys said...

I love surprises! Maybe that's why one of the things that makes me so joyous at Christmas is the excitement in my five year olds face during the holiday season! After thinking I had four boys raised..the youngest being 13 at the time...Baby K was a HUGE surprise!!! Katie

Sassy Sampler said...

Hi. Great giveaway. I am a new follower. Posting to Facebook, twitter and my blog.
I love the smell of pine at Christmas and snow.

Karen~The Barely There Primitive Bear said...

Holy cow, I almost missed this! Please sign me up! I love the smell of the pine and cedar in the house and a "White Christmas".....I hardly ever get to have snow on Christmas and I miss it,
since I grew up in Michigan. Thanks, Amy!

Bear Hugs & Blessings~Karen

Anonymous said...

I love giveaways. But even more I love that my girls are following all the family traditions of Christmas, like making all of Mema's recipes for cookies. And going all out decorating. The youngest daughter has taken up part of the tasks of decorating by doing the yard. Her and her new boyfriend did it just like I did last year. And I didn't think she paid any attention. I love the joy and the togetherness of family and friends at the holidays.


Hi Amy,
Gosh, I almost missed this. Thought i signed up for it. I am a follower,and I do love your blog. I love the sounds of Christmas, baking cookies, warm, cozy night when it is snowing out side, and of course, SANTA CLAUS!!!! HAVE A WONDERFUL NIGHT MY FRIEND.

Patricia said...

I would love to be including in your giveaway. The thing I love most about Christmas is that it has a magical feeling to it. I love how it brings people together. I love the scents of Christmas cookies baking and the scent of Evergreen. I love the music and warm cozy fires. I love spending time picking out the perfect present for someone I love and I love to receive anything Primitive or handmade as gifts.

chichibeans at aol

Robin Leuschen said...

Wonderful giveaway, please enter me !!
I love the unexplainable feeling of excitement in the air...The weeks leading up to that special night when we remember, God in the flesh, lying in a barn, humbled and born to be our redeemer....
I love the snow ...I love the smells of a old fashioned kitchen, cloves, cinnamon, anise star ....

Simply Shelley said...

Wow,I am getting in on the tail end of this give away but,at least I am in...right? :) I love lighting candles,listening to Christmas hymns,and watching my favorite movie of all time...It's a Wonderful Life with my kids and grandchildren...we have a special night for that each year.

lenna said...

Hi ~ My favorite thing about the Holidays would have to be snow, however I live in Waco, Tx. for almost 20 years and I have not seen snow yet. I love to build snowmen and whenever it snows I get out there and build one. I even went to upstate N. Y. and built one there.
Your blog is lovely and I would love to win your giveaway. Hope you have a wonderful Christmas.
God Bless ~

jennifer768 said...

Hi Amy ,It is so sweet of you to host this giveaway.There is nothing better than a surprise at Christmas! I am a follower and would love to be entered.My favorite thing at Christmas is the time I spend decorating my home and then enjoying the cold nights snuggled on the couch with my family.Family is what makes Christmas so special.Hope that your holidays are filled with much happiness.Hugs,Jen

Brenda said...

I am a follower. I love the sights and sounds of Christmas. I love Christmas music, white lights and candles in the windows, yummy cookies and family. I love spending time with family and making memories. Merry Christmas!

pippirose said...

I'm a new follower.
My favourite thing about Christmas is being with my family.

pippirose59 at gmail dot com

michelle said...

Hi sweetie!I would just love to be entered!You have such fabulous taste!Im a follower of course.Some of my favs about the holiday that brings me joy is watching the girls building the first seasons snowman and sipping hot cocoa with them watching the snow fall.I love the trees how they sparkle like diamonds when they accumulate ice on there branches and sun is glistening on them.I hope you have a wonderful holiday! Thank you so much for hosting a wonderful suprise giveaway!big hugs michelle

Carol Stuck said...

Please enter me in this fun giveaway!!! I am already a follower of your wonderful blog.

What is my favorite thing at Christmas....sugar cookes and nobody makes them as good as my Grandma used to :-)

holiday hugs!

Mary said...

Hi Amy,Whooo I hope I've made it and still have time to sign up for your wonderful surprise giveaway! I have not been around to much, such a busy time of year for me, as with all. I have a few fav's for Christmas, but I will narrow it down to one, so as not to go on and on. Every year on Christmas Eve I take huge trays of homemade cookies that I have worked on the wk. before, to a home for young girls that have suffered abuse and rape, many without families. It is my way of giving back, and to see the smiles on these young girls faces is priceless, when I walk in with there cookies! I have been doing this for quite a few years now and they always look forward to there cookies for there Christmas Eve party. Makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside, to think that my baking with a lil' bit of "LOVE" could bring such smiles and joy to so many!! Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday season! Big Hugs, Mary