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giveaway reminder and a discount

hi friends. i wanted to let you know about [and remind you of] a few things that are going on right now:

first, please take a minute to visit my friend Kim's blog, where she has sixteen lovely giveaway items waiting for you! $2 gets you one entry to the item of your choice. $25 gets you 15 entries (up to ten entries per item). and every penny goes to this place in Ethiopia called "Restoration Orphanage" that is in dire need of funds right now. the children are not doing well and they need money, like yesterday. i know we can all give a few bucks! and if you do, you can enter to win a set of ALL NINE of my flower tutorials [a $60 value], or a set of finished headbands. remember how cute they are? go back to this post to refresh :) they're just sitting in my "craft room" waiting to be claimed and shipped to a deserving home. it could be your home that i ship to, for just a couple dollars?!

okay, and also, i had to let you know that Nicole over at Red Lotus Mama did a nice review of some little cute things she found at the Queen Bee Market [yes... my headbands]. and she has a coupon code for you to use, for 15% off anything and everything in my shop for the next week. i'm *hoping* to add some finished pieces this week which would be awesome for you [except that you can win some for much less at Kim's giveaway], but if i run out of time, that's still 15% off any of my patterns and any of my printable artwork. not bad! head over there and see what she has to say, and get the coupon code... i'm not gonna tell you what it is :)

have a great tuesday. it's tuesday right? i don't know why the days seem to be running together for me. i'm not really that busy?


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