Sunday, January 31, 2010

The first clue...

If you're new to the game, click here first ;o)

I will post a clue every couple of days to help you discover the secret object! The clues will start off vague and gradually become more obvious. Have fun! And please ask any questions you have, so we can make sure we've ironed out all the kinks ;o)

Here's your first clue...
Most of us own at least one of these

Have fun! And convo me on Etsy when you think you've discovered it!!


Gypsy Moon Art giveaway!

This is a friend from my West Michigan etsy team ;o) She's giving away a beautiful pair of earring to celebrate the B-day of her and her Daughter ;o)

Friday, January 29, 2010

SHE Team Hide and Seek Game!


Join our virtual game of Hide N Seek! You could win a prize pack filled with items from SHE team shops!!

Our game is free to play! Up for grabs is a prize pack filled with items from SHE team shops!!

How to play virtual Hide N Seek...

In the etsy search box at, type our key word "HideNSeekEtsy". That will bring up shops participating in this game. Somewhere in one of those shops is hidden a secret object ;o) Every few days I will feature a new shop here on my blog, go visit that featured shop to find clues about the hidden object.

How to WIN...

Earn entries now though Feb 28th @ midnight central time...
1) Find the hidden object= 5 entries (convo Shannon @ if you find it!)
2)Make a purchase in a participating shop= 4 entries
3)Post a link to this listing on your Blog, Facebook, or Twitter = 1 entry for each one
4) E-mail at least 5 friends
5) Add at least 2 participating shops as favorites.

Post here to get credit for your entries! No need to post for each one, one post is fine and I'll sort it out ;o)

Happy Hunting!!

Monday, January 25, 2010

Charlie Soap Giveaway!!

Check out !!!
She's having a giveaway for Charlie's Soap
Here's the link...

Thursday, January 14, 2010

And the winner is...

Drum Roll Please...

Woo Hoo! has pick our luck winner...MothersMoon!!!

Ok, I've just been informed by my 4yr old that it doesn't count b/c she wasn't "drum rolling" but after review, the judges have decided that the ruling stands ;o)

Congrats MothersMoon!! I will be contacting you soon and you package will be on its way!

Thanks to everyone for playing and keep your eye out for my next contest! I have a really fun game with LOTS more prizes (possible CASH prizes) to come! I'll start the ball rolling on the next venture in a couple weeks. But you'll certainly want to hear about this one, so don't forget to check back before February ;o)

CraftsbyKarina has beautiful vinyl wall art! And she's offered a Buy One Get One Free or 50% off coupon to our winner (Which will be announced later today!! Check her out for some fun item for your home, gift ideas for the sci fi geek or Twilight fan~ Thanks!!!

BarefootBelleDesigns has donated a $15 gift certificate! Here shop specializes in invitations, stationary and holiday cards. And she LOVES custom orders! All her designs are for you to print! She designs a beautiful card and you save money by having them printed yourself! Go check out her super cute designs at

And lastly, Scrap With Style has given a fun little ribbon grab bag! There are so many fun things to do with a beautiful piece of ribbon! She offers many fun ribbon designs and styles! Hey you scrapbookers and bowmakers! Go have a peek at

And that is the last of our fun items! And just in time too! I've reached 125 sales! The winner will be posted later today. So in the mean time go visit some of our sponsors and then check back here later to see if it's you!

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Beautiful Monogramed Notecards from Pitakits

Thanks to PitaKit for another great item to add to our pack! A custom design will be created for your personal monogram using colors of your choice and with a design aesthetic created with your guidance. A total of 3 designs will be drafted and then 10 laser printed notecards/envelopes will be created for the winner! Need some invitations? Or Valentines Day cards? Go on over to and look at her unique work!

TheDynaSmiles has offered this coupon for everyone!! So use this coupon and go check out her beautiful custom artwork!!

More Wonderful SHE Team Goodies!

Check out this latest group of  wonderful items to add to our amazing prize pack!
This cute little Folk Art Bead Ornament is from ;o)
Jane is one more great Mama on the Schooling @ Home Etsians team, she has been so helpful in getting my blog looking good.  Her shop is choc full of beautiful BUTTONS!  And you're in luck!  All her Christmas ornaments and wreaths are now 30% off!  Not in the Christmas mood anymore?  Well, she has some fun winter theme folk art as well as an intriguing 'Twilight' piece.  Head on over and check her out!!

I also received a scrumptious massage bar from  This heart-shaped cocoa butter massage bar is soothing for that dry winter skin. It is made with cocoa butter, coconut oil, vitamin e oil and chamomile essential oil. Solid, but will start to melt once you hold it in your hands for a minute or two. Great for use on those dry spots like elbows and heels. It would make a great gift for that special someone this Valentine's Day!  I've marked it as a favorite of mine and might just have to grab one ;o) Mmm... I could use a massage...

Check back soon!!  I'll be posting some gift certificates an BOGO coupons to round out our HUGE giveaway!  I'm at 124 sales!!!  SO THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO GET ENTERED!!!!
Good luck to all!

Monday, January 11, 2010




Design Dream has generously donated a BOGO coupon good for ALL photo cards! Go check out her designs at . More options for V-day! Thanks again!
You'll have to click on the pic to view the whole thing... I'm not sure how to shrink it ;o)

Some of my favorite SHE teamers...

I'm very excited to showcase some of these amazing ladies from our SHE team. SHE=Schooling @Home Etsians ;o) Woo Hoo Homeschoolin Mamas!

The denim hat is from . Kim's sewing talent is only surpassed by her southern charm! She is one of the sweetest Mama's I've met on Etsy. She made me an adorable apron with pockets that I get so many compliments on. It was one of those things that she just whipped up one afternoon. This denim hat that she donated would look AMAZING with a cute little flower pin.

I also got a warm and cozy pair of slippers from Liz @ , another wonderful SHE team member ;o) This girl is a whiz with a crochet hook! Go check out her store for hats, dish cloths, even home decor! You can read all the latest info on Liz and her shop at

More from some wonderful SHE team Mamas :o)

Karista from sent this adorable "Best Wishes" card! She's so sweet, she even sent a card congratulating me on reaching 100 sales! Thanks a bunch! Go check out her store, she has some beautiful cards and other items, just in time for Valentines day! Imagine how touched your family and friends will be when you give them handmade Valentines. Maybe even send one as a secret admirer ;o)

Sonja, who runs is one of those other seamstresses I admire! Her shop is one of my new favorites. She's donated that cute Luggage Tag. She has an entire shop FULL of things I'd like to buy! Check out her Huckleberry Hobo Game~too cute! My kids would love that! Also check out her SALE section, it's all HALF OFF! I love a good deal... I may have to go shopping...

And last, but certainly not least are those sweet little hair clippies from . She gave me an extra pair to try out, and let me tell you, I am impressed! My girls NEVER keep clippies in their hair, but my almost 3yr old kept them in her hair all day! In fact, I just ordered a whole bunch of clippies from her and I can't wait! She's also one of those super fun people to work with and talk to. We've had a great time chatting and putting a swap together ;o)

Thanks again to these wonderfully sweet Homeschooling Mamas from the SHE team. When you're on Etsy seach SHEteam for loads of handmade goodies from homeschooling families all across the globe! I sure do appreciate our SHE team, it's been a great source of encouragement, help and of course wonderful handmade items ;o) You ALL rock! Thanks for everything!!

Psst... scroll down...

I just added a pic to the first post of giveaway items from Purple Petal and Prairie Grass Sundries... Scroll down and take a look!

More Fun than a girl should have!

I feel like St. Nick! What a fun job he has! I think I like giving gifts almost more than receiving them! Here are a couple more items to add to the prize pack!

This is a bath themed post I guess! I didn't do that on purpose, but it works! sent me a BUNCH of wonder Lavender soap samples, so I think I'll be sending a few to the winner and a few more with other orders! Her prices are VERY reasonable and her soaps are really cute looking! Check out the chocolate chip vanilla! Mmm...

Next up is a wonderfully fun face scrubbie from Krys. You can visit her shop "While you Sleep I Crochet" at . She's can sure rock those crochet hooks! Go check out the sock monkey hat! So adorable! She's also a very sweet person to work with ;o) I had fun creating a birthstone bracelet for her a few months ago. Super talented and friendly to boot!

Thanks again for taking part in our fun and giving me the opportunity to give away some great gifts to our lucky winner!

Saturday, January 9, 2010

I'd like to file a missing persons report...

Anyone seen my camera? I think he ran away with the spoon.... or my 2yr old, she looks suspicious!

After I turn my house upside down to find it, I'll post pics of the great stuff I got in the mail yesterday! And maybe by then the mail will have arrived for today too!

I'm at sale 109! When I reach 125, that's the end! So get your entries! And go check out the etsy shops who've donated things for our fun giveaway ;o)


Thursday, January 7, 2010

I'm such a Blogger Noob! And Giveaway Details ;o)

Thanks a ton to Jane from
She's been helping me figure this out! I read enough blogs you think this would be easier ;o)

Like my new look? Now I just have to figure out how to get the cute banner to work!

This 100th sale giveaway is so much fun! And we're just beginning! Wanna get entered?? Here's the OFFICIAL methods of entry....
To get entered you have to visit
my shop AND at least one of the following...
1) Make a purchase in my shop! 2 entries for each item and an extra entry if you spend over $50!
2) Post on Facebook or Twitter
3) Post on your Blog and send me a link
4) E-mail a BUNCH of your friends
5) Favorite my shop AND one of the other Etsy Shops in the giveaway

Good Luck Everyone!!!

Today's items!

Woo Hoo! Mary the mail lady came early!
Today I received a BEAUTIFUL ornament from Mommy's Dream Creations. A cute little snow man and camp fire on one side with a pine tree on the other side to give it a neat 3-D effect. She has a whole shop full of hand painted glass items that make great gifts! She also has a sale on all her Snowman items! Beat the winter “blahs”...snowmen can brighten up any day! Contact her for personalized items too! Check it all out at~
She's a fellow SHE teamer ;o)

I also received some super sweet cards from Kim Madsen. Visit her shop at~ . She has some beautiful hand painted wooden items. Check out her wooded recipe box . That would make such a unique and meaningful wedding or bridal shower gift! Contact her for custom orders!

Thanks again Everyone!
Now, go post on your blogs and facebook pages or e-mail your friends to get entered into my HUGE 100th Sale Giveaway. Even better, head over to my shop and snag yourself a nursing bracelet, even if you're not a nursing mom, it's very good at keeping track of the 8 glasses of water you ought to be drinking.

Oh! Whoever wins my HUGE giveaway is going to be soooo happy!

The incredible items keep coming in from all of the amazing Etsy shops who have been generous enough to donate item to help me celebrate my 100th sale! Let me tell you about some of these amazing gals ;o)

Yesterday I received an adorable little crayon roll from BowBows & More! Well actually I received 2 of them because I just had to buy one for my girls! They're a great way to keep your little ones crayons all in one place! You can visit her adorable shop~ . She also has adorable non slip clips and fun jewelry!

Man! This is almost better than Christmas! Giving away such beautiful things is soooo much fun! I'm REALLY excited to giveaway a $10 gift certificate and "celebrate" hand stamped metal pendant from Silver Frog Studio. She was really fun to talk to ;o) Go check out her amazing items~

Thanks to everyone!! I will be posting some more items later today!

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Giveaway Goodies Are Arriving!

Yesterday afternoon I received some wonderful lip balm from Prairie Grass Sundries, please check her out at PrairieGrassSundries.etsy .com for some wonderful looking handmade soaps, laundry detergent and a variety of other scrubby things. Some laundry soap would be great! No crazy chemicals, brighteners, and binders! Thanks Dawn!!

I also received some adorable pocket tissue holders from Purple Petal. Her shop is located at . She also make super cute totes, altered clocks, and a handful of other beautiful must haves ;o)

Wonder what treasure Mary, my favorite mail lady, will bring me today!

Thanks everyone who donated items, and thank you most of all to all of my wonderful customers!
~Organic Mama

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Hey Everyone! Check out this giveaway by a friend from our SHE team (Schooling @ Home Etsians) You can win some super cute fabric ;o)

After my kiddos go to bed, I'll update the list of items that have come in for my HUGE giveaway!!


Monday, January 4, 2010

100th Sale GIVEAWAY!!

Visit my Etsy Front page for all the details!!!

So far over $100 worth of products, samples, BOGO coupons, and gift certificates have been donated!! And I'm at 103 sales and counting! WOO HOO!!

Today the 1st giveaway item arrived! Some beautiful hand stamped tags from

~Organic Mama