This is the day tha tthe Lord has made, we shall rejoice and be glad in it.

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Friday, December 9, 2011

Christmas time, Winners……

 

I love Christmas!  Simply put, just everything about it!  I like hearing from old and new friends, in person and through Christmas cards. I like to know that they are doing well or if they need to be lifted up in prayer. This  is a  card from my brother and sister-in-law from North Carolina. The picture is so serene and reminds me of days back in NH at Christmas time.

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        Christmastime is sure to find me

on a high snow-covered hill,

Where an old farmhouse is standing weather-tight and sturdy still

There the plumes of smoke ascending from the Chimneys low and wide

they’re a silent invitation to the glowing fires inside.

Where the warm sweet air is laden with fragrance that combines

The pleasant smells of cookery and the spicy scent of pines.

~ Ida M. Brookshire

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“A house becomes a home when good smells come from the kitchen.” ~Terry Willets

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Time to watch one of my favorite movies………

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And time to give!!!!

I am so thankful for all of the hard work everyone has done to share my blog with their family and friends, via blog land, facebook, twitter, etc! I am so happy to meet lots of new friends and humbled by all of your sweet comments. Thank you all so much. OK- so onto the winners!!! I had a total of 109 entries including some of you getting extra 5 entries for sharing. The grand prize winner is~

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~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

How sweet of you and a really wonderful post to read! Happy holidays to you! I'm a new follower...off to look at more of your blog! Hugs! ♥

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and the second place winner is~ (I am being generous an sending a little “surprise” off to a second winner.)

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Jessica @Blessings in the Country said...

Hi Sara, such wonderful Christmas memories, they are a true treasure and gift! Your grandbabies do look like they could be twins! They are both adorable. :)
Thank you for the generous giveaway. I would love a chance in your drawing. I posted to Facebook (Jessica Talstein) and to Twitter (beforethedawn1) and put your giveaway on the giveaway page at my blog. I hope you get some more followers! I am already a follower. :)
Christmas blessings!
Jessica

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They both have 24 hours to get back to me. If I don’t hear back from them, I will pick another name.

Thank you all for entering, I would love to send you all something. Wishing you all a wonderful weekend!

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Merry Christmas Blessings ~Sara

9 comments:

  1. Congratulations to the winners of the giveaway.
    Enjoy your treasures, lucky girls!
    Thanks for having the giveaway, Sara.
    Merry Christmas

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  2. Hi Sara:

    Thanks for hosting this fun giveaway and congrats to the winners. I am enjoying my Santa I won from one of your giveaways. It looks so awesome on my front porch.

    holiday hugs!

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  3. I am SO excited to be a winner! Thank you so much, Sara for making my holiday even brighter! I'm like you....I love everything about Christmas! I surround myself with all of my favorite things and find vintage and hand made things to add to my collections! It will be so nice to have some special things you've created to enjoy this Christmas! Happy holidays!!! ♥♥♥

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  4. Thank you for being so generous! I got your sweet email and sent my address. Christmas is my very favorite holiday. I just love that card from your brother and SIL! I yearn for Christmas past. :)

    Christmas Blessings!
    Jessica

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  5. Congrats to the lucky girls! Sara~ Thanks for hosting.Warm Blessings!~Amy

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  6. Another beautiful post. White Christmas is one of my favorites too. Congrats to the winners. It was a wonderful give away

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  7. Congratulations to Diane and Jessica! Merry Christmas!

    Hugs,
    Pam

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