My Favorite Things {giveaway}

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I have teamed up with 28 other fabulous bloggers to bring you the ultimate Christmas wish-list giveaway! We’ve each put together baskets of OUR favorite things to give away to our readers! These are the things we simply could NOT live without, and we want to share them with YOU!

To enter-

  • Check out the gift collage below
  • Scroll to the bottom to see the details for MY favorite things giveaway
  • Enter to win my gift basket at the giveaway below
  • HOP to all of the other sites to enter to win their gifts!
  • Look around and enjoy the sites of the creative bloggers–they will not disappoint!
  • *Note- if you receive an error message, click to the blog’s home page



Click on each link to view each site, and enter to win their favorite things gift. If you receive an error message, click to the blog’s home page.

1. Bombshell Bling♥ 2. BruCrew Life  ♥ 3. Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke  ♥ 4. click it up a notch  ♥ 5. Crazy Little Projects  ♥ 6. Diary of Dave’s Wife  ♥ 7. Eighteen25  ♥ 8. I heart Nap Time  ♥ 9. kojodesigns  ♥ 10. Landee See, Landee Do  ♥ 11. Live. Laugh. Rowe.  ♥ 12. Lolly Jane  ♥ 13. Love the day  ♥ 14. Lil’ Luna  ♥ 15.My Sister’s Suitcase  ♥ 16. no biggie  ♥ 17. Or so she says…  ♥ 18. Six Sisters Stuff  ♥ 19. Something Swanky  ♥ 20. Tatertots and Jello  ♥ 21. The 36th Avenue  ♥ 22.The Dating Divas  ♥ 23. The Girl Who Ate Everything  ♥ 24. The Idea Room  ♥ 25. The pleated poppy  ♥ 26. thirty handmade days  ♥ 27. Tidy Mom  ♥ 28. your homebased mom  ♥ 29. A Pumpkin and a Princess


Something Swanky Favorite ThingsWin an Erin Condren Life Planner at

Erin Condren Life Planner – I couldn’t live without mine! Seriously, it’s the perfect size to carry in my purse, super sturdy, and customized to totally meet my planning needs! Plus… it’s SUPER cute!


This water bottle goes where I go! I’m a total water bottle snob, and I think this one is PERFECT. It slips into the water bottle pockets on my purse just right, unscrews in two places up top– one opening is for adding ice, and the other is for drinking! And the best part? My daughter has yet to break this one– DURABLE!

vanilla-bean-paste-productThis vanilla paste is my VERY favorite ingredient! It makes EVERYTHING taste a million times better, and I nearly cry every time I hit the bottom of the jar. Add it to your cookies, cakes, frostings, and so much more in place of vanilla extract for a rich and decadent vanilla bean flavor!

13352556EOS Lip Balm. I keep about 7 of these in my purse at all times. They. are. fabulous. The end.

I’m not picturing these items individually, but I’m also including a big bag of my favorite chocolate chips, A Mr. Coffee on-the-go mug, chef’s whisk, and a few more little special surprises for a total approximate value of $100!!

Now it’s time to enter to win my gift giveaway!


There are several ways you can enter, you can choose to enter just once, or multiply your chances to win with more entries.

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  1. I definitely need a new water bottle. Hopefully I win!!

  2. Love your basket! Thanks for the chance to win!

  3. Love that you included a planner and EOS lip balm! A girl after my own heart!

  4. Seriously!! You are giving away a planner!!! I have wanted one for so long but cannot afford it. This has made me hope hope hope.

  5. Wow! What a very nice gift basket, all of the baskets look great. Thank you for this offer!

  6. What a great idea for a giveaway!

  7. Love the gift basket. I’ve been using the Life Planner from for the last few years and getting ready to order my 2014 planner soon. You have a great mix of chocolate, organization and “me” items in the basket!

  8. Awesome giveaway, thanks!

  9. robyn donnelly says:

    Very nice basket and thanks. The kitchen items are fab.

  10. Love that planner!

  11. Wow what a nice basket and love your blog. Thanks for giving this away

  12. What a thoughtful giveaway! Would love to win everything in your Favorite Things Giveaway! :)

  13. Melonie Aldred says:

    What a fun give away basket!!

  14. Nice basket! I want to try the vanilla bean paste!

  15. This is such a fun idea! I love that vanilla bean paste too! And I need those lip balms!
    Averie @ Averie Cooks recently posted..Vanilla Melting Moments Sandwich Cookies with Nutella-Cream Cheese FillingMy Profile

  16. Love to try it all – my daughter and I are addicted to the lip balm!

  17. carla sue says:

    Awesome basket, great gift ideas!

  18. Great basket, I love your blog.

  19. Love the Life Planner by Erin Condren! Love it all!

  20. OOOOh the vanilla bean paste!

  21. Too cute!

  22. Cat Hunter says:

    Love the vanilla bean paste and Guittard chocolate morsels. They are my fav!!! Thanks!

  23. I have been wanting to order one of Erin’s planners for a couple years now!!!!! Thanks for the chance to win!
    Abbie Swartzentruber recently posted..Praising and Pumpkin Painting…My Profile

  24. this looks so great…

  25. cynthia xavier says:

    What cool stuff. I’ve never heard of vanilla paste. I need to try this.

  26. The vanilla paste is amaizing!

  27. Just in time for the holidays-thanks!!!

  28. I need to try that vanilla bean paste.

  29. Heather Jacobson says:

    LOVE your blog! Thanks for the chance to win! Water bottle looks cool!

  30. What a wonderful basket. I’d love to try the vanilla bean paste. Thanks!

  31. That vanilla bean paste is amazing!

  32. Amber MacNeil says:

    Great giveaway!! I love the planner!
    And I’d love to try the vanilla!

  33. Vanilla bean paste for holiday baking would be a nice treat.

  34. Marci Olson says:

    Nice basket. I thought that I would give you a heads up that I did not see a like in the entries to like you on Facebook. It was just an empty space. I’m not sure if anyone else had this problem. I just looked you up on Facebook and liked you. :)

  35. Dawn Kasarda says:

    What a joy to look in all the gift baskets, it’s like looking in a christmas stocking, only earlier. I can’t believe my eyes, I think your basket might be what I’d come up with as good things indeed. Your basket rocks!

  36. I love to bake.

  37. Awesome giveaway. Love the Erin condren planner. So fun.

  38. Erica Johnson says:

    Thank you the great giveaway! Hoping and wishing :)

  39. Cute basket and that vanilla bean paste is something I need to look into – THANKS!!!!

  40. This basket looks great.

  41. Ashley Cary says:

    I just bought my first EOS lip gloss. I am loving it!

  42. Super generous basket give-a-way, thank you so much!!!

  43. susie doucet says:

    What a great giveaway! Thanks for the chance, Susie.

  44. katzenkindchen Petra says:

    A nice set.
    Thanks for the lottery and nice greetings from Germany
    katzenkindchen Petra

  45. girlfromwva says:

    so glad i was able to enter your gift giveaway!

  46. Best basket yet!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Obsessed with my EC planner,adore vanilla bean paste, I could go on & on! FAB!!!

  47. these are beautiful

  48. Super giveaway~! And I agree with you about the Vanilla Bean Paste… it is the BOMB~!

  49. Enjoy your site/blog… are great!

  50. cathy dinino says:

    love the entire basket..thank you so much..

  51. This is great!

  52. Awesome, thank you!

  53. Julie Patterson says:

    The planner is awesome!!! love this giveaway!! :D

  54. Love this giveaway!!

  55. What a neat gift basket! Great variety. The vanilla bean paste sounds wonderful. I made homemade vanilla as a Christmas gift for my sisters last year. My house smelled soooo good.

  56. Oh my gosh, that planner alone would be so awesome, let alone all the other goodies!

  57. Christine Ondler says:

    My 4 year old looked at me and said “WE HAVE TO TRY TO WIN THAT!!!!” LOL!! Thank you for giving us the opportunity to “TRY!”

  58. Leslie Kiley says:

    Everything is so cool! I really could use that beautiful Vanilla for the holidays!!!

  59. Donna Ingalls says:

    Great basket. Love the Eric Condon planner and lip balm. Vanilla bean paste -so yummy!

  60. Your site is fun and does provide ideas to apply!! I have 5 kids — I need all the help that I can get. The basket would empty quickly here (I love to cook and bake).

  61. Amy Walters says:

    The Life Planner. I’m pregnant, have 3 other kids, work full time and it would help so much. Cute basket. Thanks for the chance :)

  62. Vanilla Bean Paste…my favorite!!
    Beth recently posted..Apple Cinnamon Scones with Browned Butter GlazeMy Profile

  63. Eat desert first…-love your blog and fav giveaway!

  64. Susan Edsall says:

    This is a great idea! Thank you! Good luck everyone!

  65. Robyn Conners says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! Just started using EOS lip balm, WOW! Love the glass bottle and the idea of the planner

  66. Everything looks like it would be wonderful!

  67. Stephanie M says:

    Is this how I enter?! :)

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