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Day One in the Blogiversary Bash!

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Well, I’ve been talking about it forever, and it’s finally here! I feel like I’ve been working on it for months, yet I don’t feel ready for it to be here! LOL! I KNOW there are things that aren’t quite right. I have stayed up way way way too late as it is, and have to crash before I reach perfection. If you see anything that looks amiss, please feel free to let me know via the contact form. However, I might know but haven’t had the chance to get to it yet (the chances of this are 98%!).

As you can see, the opening didn’t start when I intended. I stayed up until 3am and still didn’t get done. :/ Better late than never, right? Things tend to get messed up, even when we plan on a perfect event. The new theme I bought (yes, I said bought) didn’t work for what I wanted it to, so my poor husband hand-coded this theme to as close as what I wanted. I mean, it’s really REALLY close. He did amazing and I’m so very thankful for him! (If we were all in a room together, I’d start the applause for him right now! I’m really so proud of him!) He worked on it almost up until he had to leave for work, too. Which means we didn’t get to spend any family time together tonight! Boo! Let’s all pray that it was all worth it! I know my poor kids are tired of hearing Mama say, “Not right now, honey.” 🙁

And by the way, I’m still waiting to hear from the company to see if they’ll refund my money. I’m not holding my breath! 😉

 

12 Days of Freebies

On the First Day of Freebies,
Bonnie Rose gave to us several copy works…
A Martyr’s Christmas
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A Child’s Garden in Print
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A Child’s Garden in Manuscript
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A Child’s Garden in Cursive
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and if you sign up for Eva’s Teens Got Cents Newsletter, you get a free e-book about saving money!

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The Giveaways

UPDATE! We now have FIVE Giveaways! The last one is for a 6-month subscription to a great meal planning service, so make sure you check it out!

I had so many amazing people donate to this giveaway that I had to break up the prizes. I don’t want any of these things to go to waste. So, here’s the deal. You can enter each of the Giveaways, if you have interest in them and are an eclectic soul, like me, or you can enter just one, if that’s what you prefer. The “liking” things are repeated, so if you liked them in one Giveaway, it will remember that and show that you liked them in another. There is one difference: for each Giveaway, the owners/business of the prizes are the required like. For example, in the Reader’s Dream Giveaway, you need to “like” each of the Author’s Facebook pages. I hope that makes sense! It’s just the way it worked out for me to do it!

Giveaway 1: A Reader’s Dream

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This amazing Giveaway includes the following Christian fiction books (click the links to see the books and the authors’ bios on Amazon, and author webpages at the end):

  • A Bird Died (paperback), Discovering Hope (paperback) and Past Forward: A Serial Novel: Volume 1 (audiobook) by Chautona Havig @ chautona.com
  • Sunnie’s Rainbow: Book Two In The Lakeville Series (paperback), Seasons Of A Life (The Lakeville Series) (digital) by DH Barbara @ DHBarbara.com
  • Coveted Bride (The Ozark Durham Series Book 3) (paperback) by Regina Tittel @ ReginaTittel.com
  • Journeys of Four (paperback) by Rebekah Jones @ Rebekah’s Quill
  • Invisible Illness, Visible God: When Pain Meets the Power of an Indestructible Life (paperback) by Merry Marinello @ Hope Is My Anchor
  • Winning Kasi’s Love (Second Chance Love) (digital) by Mildred Colvin @ Infinite Characters
  • And the Word Became Flesh: A 90-Day Chronological Journey Through the New Testament (digital) by Kathy Gossen @ Cornerstone Confessions
  • Purposeful Planning (digital) by Phyllis Sather @ Phyllis-Sather.com
  • Unmending the Veil(digital) by Lisa Heaton @ Lisa Heaton Books
  • Enter “A Reader’s Dream” below!

    Giveaway 2: Homeschooling/Homemaking Package

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    This amazing Giveaway features a wide variety of homeschooling and scheduling products like

  • North Star Geography by Bright Ideas Press
  • 1 membership to Classical Composer
  • $10 gift certificate from Classical Copywork
  • $15 gift certificate from educents
  • Homeschool Pack 1 from Friends and Heroes
  • Beginners Shapes e-book by Golden Reflections
  • Philippians 2 Family Bundle from Intoxicated on Life
  • Editable planner from Learning 2 Walk
  • Lifetime subscription to Mom’s Tool Belt
  • Three e-planners from Motivated Moms
  • Math bundle from PrintNPractice.com
  • Lifetime subscription to NotebookingPages
  • Sunflowers unit study from See The Light Art
  • 100+ Creative Nature Walks e-book from Shining Dawn Books
  • Homeschooling Your 2e Child e-book and High School Credit Tracker from Simply Homeschool Living
  • Help for Homeschool bundle and Seasonal Start in Fall Chalk Pastels from Southern Hodgepodge
  • Appreciating Deaf-Blind Community Unit Study from That’s Smashed Up
  • Generation to Generation World Study Guide from World for Learning
  • Enter “Homeschooling Package” below!

    Giveaway 3: Health & Beauty Package

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    This super prize package includes

  • Keychain with 8 mini vials of essential oils from Candace at Drops of Goodness, plus EVERYone who signs up for her newsletter will get a FREE e-book, 100+ Uses for Everyday Oils plus ANYONE who joins Young Living through this link will receive $20 gift card (via Amazon or Paypal)!
  • Trio in Gold (Bracelet, Necklace, Earrings) from Eva’s Paparazzi, plus EVERYone who signs up for Eva’s Teens Got Cents Newsletter, gets a FREE e-book about saving money!
  • Free sample set from Heather’s Jamberry
  • $25 gift certificate to Laura’s Beauty Counter
  • A pair of earrings from Michele’s Premier Designs
  • A vial of Lime essential oil from Mindy’s Young Living Oils
  • $20 gift certificate to Sheena’s thirtyone!
  • Enter “Health & Beauty Package” below!

    Giveaway 4: Local Love Package

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  • $20 gift certificate from Sheena’s 31
  • Photography Session from Olivia Anne Photography
  • Photography Session from April Palmer Photography
  • Gift certificates from The Flying Cupcake
  • Enter “Local Love Package” below!
    Please note that this Giveaway is for local residents of Southern Central Indiana only. If the winner is not from Southern Central Indiana, the prizes will go to the next person.

    Giveaway 5: Build a Menu!

    I am THRILLED to announce this new Giveaway to our lineup!
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    Yes, that graphic isn’t a misprint – 6 whole months of a free membership at Build a Menu (otherwise lovingly known as BAM). If you haven’t checked out BAM before, you must do so! They have all sorts of different diet plans: Allergy friendly, Gluten free, Paleo, THM (Thin Healthy Mama), and more! You choose from great meals that fit your lifestyle and they create a shopping list and a recipe for you to print! They even give you the price of your meals. One extra perk: This Giveaway is open to ANYONE! Worldwide! So what are you waiting for?

    Enter the BAM Giveaway below!

    Please note that affiliate links were used for Busy Being Blessed in the description of prizes and individuals/businesses and if a product is purchased using the link, Busy Being Blessed will be compensated. Giveaway ends July 18 at 11:59 PM EST. Open to Residents of the US and Canada only. Prizes cannot be shipped to PO Boxes. Winners will be selected by Giveawaytools.com and be notified by email. Winners have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is selected. Please note that Busy Being Blessed is not responsible for sponsors that do not fulfill their prizes. We have represented each sponsor with the expectation they will fulfill their prize and in a timely manner. Jenn of Busy Being Blessed will contact the sponsor regarding prize(s). The sponsors, in most cases, are shipping their items to you directly. She will make every effort to assist you obtaining your prize. If there is an issue with a sponsor, please notify the blog you won a prize from within 30 days for assistance; after that we may be unable to assist you. The products offered for these giveaways are free of charge; no purchase necessary. My opinions are my own and were not influenced by any form of compensation. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+ are in no way associated with this giveaway. By providing your information in this form, you are providing your information to me and me alone. I do not share or sell information and will use any information only for the purpose of contacting the winner.

    Happy winning!

    God bless,
    Jenn

    Jenn

    I'm a Christian wife to an amazing man and a stay-at-home-teaching mom to four special & incredible boys (14, 12.5, 10.5, & 8).  Sign up for posts, deals, & updates. Find me on Facebook (Writer page) (Fan page) (Community group), Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and Google+.

    This Post Has 3 Comments

    1. I love the Chautona books and would love to win that package!

    2. Just started reading Chautona’s books – finished the whole series for Past Forward – I enjoyed the characters sooooo much!

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