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22 April 2008

Bloggy Giveaway Carnival - Free Prizes!

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** COMMENTS ON THIS GIVEAWAY ARE NOW CLOSED **

Bonjour and welcome to my sassy world! If you're looking for prizes you're in the right place! Two of my favorite words are FREE and YOU'VE WON! So this is my kind of fun.

The lucky winner will score this hand-made Diaper/Wiper Case. I had made dat, me. It is both lined and machine washable. I made one for myself and I love it! It holds a travel case of wipes and 4 or 5 diapers neatly inside. Plus it's all fashionable and stuff. And what matters more when it comes time to change a diaper than being fashionable? And stuff?

(in all her glory)


(full view with diapers and wipes inside - beautiful AND useful)


(close up on the pattern and snap closure)

It holds it all together in one place in my gigantic diaper bag, and protects my diapers from bunching up. Like this.


So, here's what you do:
Leave a comment with these 2 things--
1. Something quirky or funny about yourself - strictly for my own entertainment. Because this is my blog, and I am the Queen.
2. All entries must contain a valid email address so that I can reach you when this is all over.

I will randomly choose the winner during the weekend of April 25 - 27 and email that fortunate person within 4 days of the end of the drawing.

US participants only, please.

Open to bloggers and non-bloggers alike.

For more prizes, get on over to Bloggy Giveaways.
And hey, come back and see me! Because when I'm not giving away free stuff, I'm busy dispensing sage advice and whatnot.

Well, I'm not sure that's really true, but you should come back anyway.
Because I like the attention.

107 people love me:

Angela - Life w/ One Busy Boy said...

Quirky about me - I'm thrilled to leave the first comment!!! :)

Jackie @ Our Moments Our Memories said...

Ooooh, that's beautiful. Way better than the hard plastic thingy that I use now.

Something quirky about me.....hmmmm....well, I love washing dishes by hand. I have a dishwasher, but only use it for air-drying the dishes I have just washed. I know, I'm weird.

JL said...

I wash my hands a lot - maybe a mild case of OCD!
That diaper/wipe case looks awesome! Especially since we will soon be "upgrading" to a backpack which is smaller and easier to haul around. Do you sell them? If I don't win, that is. : )
Julie
3cookieday[at]gmail[dot]com

bren j. said...

Let's see...quirky: I'm get really excited when I find bloggers with whom I share similarities. For example, I am also 28 and married for almost six years (this Saturday)! Also, I see you love words. I'll be back.

Jodi said...

hmm...let's see, quirky about me...I love to scrapbook, yet I rarely do it...too preoccupied with it being "perfect", which is a show-stopper, for sure! and btw...I'm a jodi too, though looks like we spell ours differently! hiya - always nice to run into a fellow jodi* :)

Melissa said...

There are many quirky things about me right now because I'm pregnant! Right now, my issue is donuts! Can't get enough of them. I was sooo excited today when my boss let me leave in the middle of the day to drive across town to get some. I was so happy driving back to work thinking about my donuts & then it hit me...I wanted something salty. I didn't want to stop again so I settled it in my mind that I was having donuts. I get to work all ready again for that good sweetness, open the bag & they gave me the wrong donuts!!! I cried my eyes out. LOL

dani said...

I can burp my vowels hahahahaha! Hey you said quirky

Sherida said...

This is very cool. Something quirky about me? Hmm ... I hate to have anything on my feet. If they weren't so soft, I would go barefoot anywhere and everywhere. I love it when warm weather arrives, because then I can wear sandals!

It's cute, because my 5 month old son seems to be taking after me. He is constantly pulling off shoes and socks whenever I put them on him. :)

Wade's World said...

Quirky about me...hmmm. I am seriously OCD about things staying symmetrical. Odd numerbers drive me nuts. I need therapy :)

Michele said...

Oh, I have wanted one of these wipe/diaper holders forever! :)
Something quirky about me... I constantly tap my pencil while working on crossword puzzles (and I don't even notice it- DH always snickers, and points it out!). :)
Blessings,
Michele
www.frugalgranola.blogspot.com

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MoziEsmé said...

I love this case! Something beautiful related to poopy diapers? I'm all over it!

Something funny about me?? I am so NOT funny. How about quirky - I blog as if I were my one-year-old daughter, because I just don't have time to proofread, and no one expects a one-year-old to have good grammar etc. And I am doing a word-of-the-day with said daughter - today was antediluvian.

Nicol said...

That is great. I have resorted to tacky gallon size baggies. This would be so much better.

gigere said...

That is great! I love it already...perfect for our first baby to be born in June. Quirky...I usually have a glass of water and a book in every room of the house. Drives my hubby nuts! But you never know when you might need one.

stacey @ happy are we said...

Wow - what a beautiful creation! And it's beautifully suited for a girl OR a boy!!

Quirky: ok, I must rinse out every dish, cup, etc before I use it. Even if I just pulled it out of the dishwasher. Even if I'm at a friend's house and it looks rude. I'm mildly OCD this way. I do a quick swish with some tap water, wet all interior sides of dish, cup, etc, and then I'm good to go!!

(ps: is that just quirky, or do I need help?)

Team Chilton said...

hmm something quirky....I'm typing one-handed while my 17 month old sleeps in my other arm because he fell asleep to Jack Johnson. Is that good? I love the fabric you used. I've made these too for friends' baby showers, but yours looks way better! Thanks for the giveaway!

Sarah said...

Hmmm...I'm left handed yet can not stand to use left handed scissors. They drive me nuts.
sarahlikescoupons at yahoo dot com

Sweetpeas said...

So cute! Count me in!

Something quirky about me . . . I'm over the moon excited to be able to have a clothesline when we move in a couple weeks, does that just make me weird?

www.bringinghomeava.com said...

Quirky...I clean my purse every day with a baby wipe---I am a germ freak! I can't believe I am leaving this about myself!

Oh boy!!! I would love to win! Pick me, pick me, pick me...

You can reach me at karaportilla@mac.com

AND

Check out my GIVEAWAY at www.bringinghomeava.com

We are THAT Family said...

Quirky fact-that my twin sister left the above comment about the baby wipes and her purse. It's true. I have quirky relatives!

The Reads said...

Something quirky about me, I love to do the laundry! I get so excited when it is laundry day and get to fold and put away clothes. Crazy I know! Thanks for the great giveaway, I hate the plastic thing that I use now.

Lesha said...

Funny about me? I'm a total klutz. :)

renee said...

hmmm....I just asked my husband to tell me something that's funny about me, and he said, "you love potty-humor" (burps, etc.) I'm a girly girl, yet can crack up at things others think is so gross! :) love the diaper case!

Andy, Pam, Katelyn, & Zachary said...

quirky about me...hmmm...my bed has to be made before I get in it even if that means making it at 10:30 at night!

apkweber@gmail.com

franticallysimple said...

My niece and her husband (nephew-in-law?) are having having their first baby in a couple of months. I'd love to give her this. You made it so pretty!

shauna said...

i've so been wanting something like this for my purse!!

quirky secret about me-- nothing fills me with joy quite like when i see someone trip!

vanillabeandesigns@gmail.com

Tonja said...

I'm so glad I don't need this!!!
Don't count me in...I just couldn't help but comment :)
I know, that's quirky, isn't it!

But, I do think your creations are fab!

Jes said...

Something quirky about me? well... I hate to fold laundry. and I don't care if my clothes are wrinkled.

thanks for the chance to win. the case is adorable.

jes (at)beautyfromchaos (dot) com

leigh said...

i've been to iceland. this giveaway looks cool

Erin said...

My second toe on my left foot is longer than the second toe on my right foot. And because of that fact, I didn't wear open toe shoes (other than around my family) until I was a senior in HS.

I am down to one in diapers (for the moment) and would love one of these! Thanks!

RJ said...

I hate to wear shoes and socks! You can find me checking the mail box in January (we live in the midwest) in either my barefeet or flip flops.
Beck2jeff@adelphia.net

Milk Mama said...

I've got one ear that is pointed... elf-like lol. And I have a birthmark on my right hip that is shaped like a lobster. ;D

Karmyn R said...

Very cool bag.

Quirkly? I have monkey toes - I can easily pick things up with them.

Emily said...

I like to play video games!

Thanks for offering it!

princesslimey(at)gmail(dot)com

bethany said...

I tried out for the Mickey Mouse club when I was 11....
Great giveaway!!

tammiemarie said...

I love tapioca pudding.

tammieschafferATyahooDOTcom

the4moyers said...

Great giveaway! What a great idea! My sister-in-law is due in Sept., and would love this. Thanks for offering! Something quirky about me...hmmm...I treat myself to a Starbucks Grande Mocha Frap every Tuesday and Thursday morning. I want more, but I'm trying to kick the habit, so I limit myself. Sometimes I fall off the wagon and have one on one of the other days, or even on the weekend! What can I say - it's a habit!! :o)
~Tanya
the4moyers(at)msn(dot)com

laura said...

Fun, and very cute giveaway! You are obviously talented and crafty (sigh, something I aspire to in my next life!) Hope I win!! Every mom should be fashionable AND organized (er, or try to be??).

A funny thing about me... I LOVE help in the kitchen, and enjoy company. But if people dont chop, stir and cook my way, it's the highway. I'm trying to be better about this though! It's hard being a perfectionist...

Enjoy the carnival!!
laurachilton {at} hotmail {dot} com

BrineS said...

This fabric is beautiful!

dbstout[at]juno[dot]com

Hey, don't forget my giveaways!

comfortjoydesigns.blogspot.com

acupofjoy.wordpress.com

thechocolistas.blogspot.com

TwoMuths said...

Beautiful diaper/wipes holder. I love the fabric. I'm sure I have plenty of quirks. I just can't think of a good one right now as every available brain cell is being taken over by sinus issues, and the rest have been stolen (I'm afraid permanently) by my children.

Sandra said...

Quirky things: I love cleaning, sorting and organizing...I need to have my house completely clean before it storms...don't ask me why...it is a mental illness I think!

Love the fabric and I would love to be entered in this giveaway!

owatz(AT)telus(DOT)net

MaryLee said...

This is a wonderful giveaway and design, thank you.

When I was a young girl, I used to eat onion sandwiches.

MLgrandma AT yahoo DOT com

Don and Lisa Osborn said...

Very cute!

Quirky...Hmmm...I like the word fuselage, even though you only really hear it when a plane has crashed. Weird.

Thanks for the chance.

hianded[at]earthlink[dot]net

seven said...

(Pass wind in your general direction? That's nearly the funniest thing I've ever seen.)

I hate mugs, so I always drink coffee out of just a regular drinking cup. I'm probably getting cancer, but drinking out of a mug makes me feel like I just learned how to use a cup.

And that diaper/wipe case is the cutest thing I've ever seen. My brother and sister-in-law are having their first this July, and I would love to give it to them.

oh amanda said...

I love the diaper case. So cute!!

Let's see, something random about me...my mom and I have matching birthmarks on our hands.

Jenna said...

I would love to win this for a friend of mine who is due in August.
Quirky thing about me... I can't open my eyes in the shower once they've gotten wet until I wipe them off with a towel. That's just how I roll.

Liz said...

I have eaten crododile in the jungles of Panama! (mission trip)

Shepherd Family ACAL said...

I have very straight hair, and when I was about 17 I started growing VERY curly hairs in... Weird!

I love you case so cute!

Tammy said...

quirky - does this count? I eat strawberries and tomatoes at the same time lol.

krista said...

quirky....well i have to clean up a hotel room before we leave everyday....and make the bed...put the dirty towels all together...i know, weird. :)

Sweetpea said...

My one friend would tell you that I'm little OCDish about certain things. Every toy has it's place. My son's t-shirt piles are in different piles by what's on them. There the Tigger/Pooh pile, Toy Story pile, fire engines/dump truck pile, etc...
sweetpea023 at gmail dot com

Ames said...

I love my feet. They're my favorite feature. Odd, but true :)
Thanks for the giveaway!

Emily (Laundry and Lullabies) said...

The bunchy diapers at the bottom of the bag annoy me, too! I love your idea and I love your design. I hope I win!

Seeryusfam@msn.com said...

Hmmm...something quirky....I always put my left shoe on first. Oh wait...that could be OCD?? :)

seeryusfam@msn.com

Becky said...

Man, oh man, I could definitely use one of these. I hate crumpled up diapers. And I always forget which pocket in the diaper bag I stuffed them. And the wipes are usually elsewhere, and often forgotten to be stuffed in the diaper bag in the first place. Yup, this would be a very handy prize.
Me? I took fencing in college. It was tons of fun! But it also led to me being a big dork, and play-swordfighting with some boys I had a crush on, and falling down and scarring 2 knuckles on the concrete. Smooooth. At least I still ended up married to the cutest of the bunch. ;)

Sharla said...

So cute! Do you make these to sell?
Quirky about me is that I leave cupboards and drawers open all the time. I'm bad!

Emily said...

Something quirky about me is that I hate being the center of attention. Love the giveaway!
emily_albrecht at hotmail dot com

Heather said...

I am not quirky at all. Nope not me! Other than my slightly warped sense of humor - and my enjoyment of gardening in my bare feet (which is not always so bright)

Leah said...

i have a weird habit of shaking every container I pick up. When I grocery shop I shake all the cereal boxes, rice boxes, etc. It's so weird, and drives my family crazy! Great giveaway! This is such a neat product! Thanks!

Fuller Family said...

I am addicted to chocolate milk-- especially Promised Land. I pretend to buy it for my kids but really, it's for myself.

Love your work!

Naomi said...

I was in a girlie mag once. not naked, though!

email is on my sidebar... come enter my contests!

Anonymous said...

That is very cute! I love to clean! monk5@charter.net

Shannon said...

Something quirky about me would be that I always have to sleep on the same side of the bed...and that I've had the same pillow since I was 9. That would make my pillow 20 years old. I think that just makes me weird, lol.

nor_lou said...

growing up I lived on an island and my room was below sea level
nor_lou at hotmail dot com

PS said...

I am running a 10k on Saturday, but whenever I run, I have to wear two pairs of panties...I'm convinced that is how I don't get snuggies...Crazy I know...

blake & christine said...

Preparing for baby #1; looks like something fun/cute to add to my waiting-for-baby collection. Quirkiness? I LOVE my slippers. They're red & fuzzy and I wear them all the time; even take them with me when I travel. Thanks for the chance to win.

Michelle said...

Wow, you have some mad skills - that is beee-youtiful! :) I'd love it!

My quirk? Well, there are dozens... but let's see. I can never remember the names of songs, artists, movies, or actors. I DO, however, remember odd snippets of lyrics or lines from movies/shows. (The amazing thing? My husband can somehow take my little half-lyric or line and tell me EXACTLY the song/movie/actor/singer I'm thinking of. We were meant to be, him & me....)

Fizz
fizzledink AT gmail DOT com

WorldsGreatestMommy said...

Quirky?
Hmm...I like to sleep in jeans. It annoys the heck out of my husband. I don't do it very often, but he doesn't understand how I could possibly be comfortable, but I am.

Kara said...

Quirky- I can't stand watching anyone else load a dishwasher (whether it's mine or theirs). It drives me nuts that they don't do it like I think it should be done lol.

frugallm said...

Something quirky about me....I have to smell all my food before I put it in my mouth!

Miranda23 said...

I LOVE to vacuum! There's just something about a Dyson that makes you want to clean! lol

James and Andrea said...

I am very absent minded. When I was a girl I used to dream up stories in my head all day long. This lead to some pretty weird mishaps like the time I put the toaster in the refrigerator. My mom will NEVER let me live that down!

Richelle said...

I love that--so cute!
I love socks and have lots of different fun pattens, but I also love my sandals so never wear socks in the summer.

nottryingforaboy said...

I gave a pig a heart attack and it died.

tiffanyannrosson said...

Quirky, me...NO WAY.

I can touch my nose with my tongue. I can put my whole fist in my mouth. I married my high school sweetheart when I was 33.

Kathy said...

Jodie, you have a great blog. I'll definitely be back, you provide lots of giggles. And, just out of curiosity, that beard on Stretch is fake isn't it? I'm just sayin' that dude has a lot of hair on his face if it's real.
Seriously, a quirky thing about me is that I can watch golf way more than I can play it. I eat M & Ms like there's no tomorrow.
Gotta run, but I'll be back. You'll recognize me by the handprints on your walls.
Thanks, Kathy

Scarlett said...

I've been a vegetarian for my entire life and I am currently trying to amass one million pennies.



hello DOT scarlett AT gmail DOT com

Casey said...

I love to clean my bathroom...how's that for quirky?

Stertz4213 (at) hotmail (dot) com

Mom of twelve said...

Most people would say that having 12 children is pretty quirky. Expecting #13 (yes, all mine, my body birthing them all, one husband - LOL!). This looks great! I have lots to tote around and have gotten away from traditional diaper bags for the last few babies. Though, throwing diapers and wipes into a backpack or canvas bag does lead to the crumpled diaper, as you point out. Yeah for your design!

taylor said...

my intresting factoid about myself is that i love to scrapbook, and i READ cookbooks as if they were novels LOL. i also want to learn how to make homemade soap. :)

Suzie G. said...

I'm not very interesting. Oh, I got one- I have to smell the inside of a glass before I use it to make sure it doesn't smell funky. I've never found a funky one either. I'm not sure why... it's just a bad habit. I even do it when I go to Home Town buffett. My fiances dad saw me do it at the their house once and I think he was offended by it. Ooops. I only do it if I have access to the glass. It's not like I order my drink from a restaraunt and say, "Let me smell the glass first."

Marly said...

I am a crack shot with a bow and arrow. But really, what mom isn't? :)

Skye Lee said...

Would this fit cloth diapers? I love it and hope it would work if I win!!!
I have to check under the bed before I go to sleep at night....weird enough for you?

Rebecca said...

I have been spit up and pooped on more this week than in my entire life! :)

And I love the way this looks. I'd love to have it!

gitrecca (at) gmail (dot) com

EG said...

Quirky: I hate mouth sounds. Chewing, flossing, ugh.

Dawn said...

Quirky, I'm too boring to be quirky. I have two toddlers, does that count?

kraziblinkgurli said...

ooohhh i hope i win this....ive been wanting to get a little thing like this so if we run to the store or something i dont have to lug the huge monster pooh bear diaper bag and i dont have to look oh so mommyish...hubby doesnt understand and is like theres no way im gonna spend $40 on a cheap little bag like that just cuz its cute...and i dont have the time to make one myself...but if i dont win i think ill end up trying it myself....

Jon & Sarah said...

Something quirky about me is I like to eat cheese and jam sandwiches.

LeeAnn said...

Something quirky...I'm pretty straight laced, but I'm married to the king of quirkiness...can you say adult ADHD?! :)

Sarah said...

I lock the doors to the car as soon as I get in. Every time. Live in a small town now, but grew up in the inner city.

Jamie said...

Oohhh thats awesome!!! I'm having a new baby in Sept. and could use this. Weird? I like to laminate things;)

Dawn- Sweet Pea Cakes, etc. Blog said...

Something quirky- I have to check every glass or dish before I use it to make sure it is really clean. One spot or something that looks yucky it goes straight to the sink and I continue on my search. :) I also like pickles and pringles and eating hot pepper rings straight out of the jar.

Thanks for the giveaway!! Stop by my blog if you get time and enter!
sweetpeacakesetc(at)yahoo(dot)com

Chantelle said...

how awesome! thank you! please enter me.

im learning now how to sew and i tried to make one of these and it turned into a pillow because i couldnt get it right :(

Smellyann said...

I have a nose ring that I can't EVER take out! Great giveaway - I'd love to win! Thanks and please visit mine, too. :)

The Chatty Housewife- said...

Thank you for the giveaway, it's great! I would love to win. nw_wife(at)hotmail(dot)com

Something funny about myself is that I love being a housewife yet hate cleaning bathrooms. Maybe that's not funny, but I think it is. I picture the perfect housewife as someone who loves to clean those really dirty spots!

Stretch Mark Mama said...

I begged my mom to let me take accordion lessons when I was in junior high. That might be more geeky than quirky.

Anonymous said...

How neat! I'd like to win this.
I guess this is classified as quirky: I can spell words as quickly backwards as I can forwards. Not that I'll ever need a reason to spell a word backwards, but it's a quirk I have!
partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

Lilith Silvermane said...

Something quirky about me?

*I have six kids and want more.
*My biggest pet peeve is someone sneezing more than twice.
*I am an angry driver.
*I am hoping to be a new reviewer for Mama Speaks (keeps fingers crossed everyday)
*My father is an ex-priest and my mom is an ex-nun.

Those are some of my "finer" points :)

Oh, if I got this, I'd probably get it for my best friends soon to be born son!

Katie said...

something funny about myself. I like to have things put in my dishwasher just so, if someone puts them in "wrong" I have to move it to the correct spot. katie_mmartin at yahoo dot com.

Molly said...

my quirk? I love to do patchwork piecing.. but hate to actually quilt!

mdvanzant at gmail dot com

Audra's Little Scraps said...

Something quirky: I make my own crackers because I think they are more healthy but I still sometimes eat spaghettios or twinkies and other extreemly unhealthy things! Thanks for the great giveaway!

Jinxy & Me said...

Something quirky: I actually like rainy days for my hair. Most people call them "bad hair days" but those are the days my hair gets curly! Thanks for the giveaway!

Meredith A. said...

Something quirky about me... hmm... I love the lines the vacuum leaves behind on the carpet :)

Kelly said...

I love to eat Parmesan cheese right out of the green container!

Emily Ecklund said...

I hate mascots or anyone wearing a mask or something over their face (even if I know who is inside). Creepy!

Adena said...

What a cute giveaway! Something quirky? Maybe just pathetic but I spend more time on the internet looking for recipes than I do cooking and probably more time finding ways to short cut my cleaning time than actually cleaning.

Shama-Lama Mama said...

Oooh, I love the fabric and hate diaper bags. Something quirky? Ummm... I have secretly been watching reruns of the Waltons everyday for 2 months. Feel too dorky to tell anyone. Never saw that show before but I love it!