Wednesday, November 09, 2011

a tradition, a treat{for you} and a recipe

and the winner is:
comment #36.
congratulations, heather!
email me to claim your twine!

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as i mentioned last year,
my mama has a little thanksgiving tradition
she is faithful to carry out with us four kiddos.
each thanksgiving, she'll give us little happies to kick off the christmas season!
fun little ornaments, quirky little wooden pull toys, festive dishtowels..the list goes on!
i don't get to do it every year for everyone,
but i often see "the perfect little thing" that i want to give elijah, my hubby
or mom or brothers or sister, to say
"THANKS for being awesome and MERRY CHRISTMAS!"

for y'all, i'm doing it again this year!
to give you a little happie, to say
"thanks for being awesome!"
i have found a few little goodies that will come in handy for you during the holiday season.

today, i am super excited to be offering
a treat from the twinery!
{i am asked often,
where do you get your fun, colorful twine?,
this is the place!}

the ultimate color sampler pack - all 14 colors!
210 yards total of their eco-luxe, plush 100% cotton twine
in all of their 14 colors (15 yards of each color shown):
Maraschino, Mandarin, Lemondrop, Peapod, Caribbean,
Lilac, Pink Sorbet, Honeydew, Blossom, Charcoal,
Cappuccino, Buttercream, Stone & Denim!

all you need to do is
leave me a comment,
telling me how you'd use the twine if you won!

you can earn additional entries for each:
:: follow the twinery blog ::
:: "like" the twinery on facebook ::
:: follow twinery tweets on twitter ::
:: tweet about this giveaway ::
:: post about this giveaway on facebook ::
leave a separate comment for each.
that's a possible six entries, holla!

this giveaway begins now,
and will end sunday, november 13, at 11:59pm.
giveaway open to readers worldwide!
a winner will be chosen via random.org
on monday, november 14.
{please be sure to sign in and leave your email address
with your comment so you can be notified if you win!}

a big thank you to nicole at the twinery for
her generous donation for this giveaway!



now for the recipe:
pumpkin ice cream pie!
i'm sharing this favorite pumpkin treat at katy's place today!
c'mon over!






80 comments:

  1. love it- would use this twine to wrap up baked goods!

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  2. With all the holiday gift wrapping that would definitely come in handy!! My gifts would be beautiful :)

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  3. Oh my goodness, how wouldn't I use the twine?! So many possibilities with Christmas around the corner....handmade cards, baked goods, gifts, oh my! :)

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  4. I'm a twitter follower, too. Have I mentioned how excited I am about this one?!

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  5. I would use it to make cards or to attach cards to baked goods!!

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  6. Oh I tweeted, This giveaway is awesome...followed closely by the awesome fact I got to meet you at BlogSugar! ;)

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  7. I'd use it for gift wrapping. And making pennants for my mantle maybe...and I'm sure I could think of boogoos of things to do with this cute stuff. :-)

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  8. I would wrap up Christmas cookies and other baked goods when I go to people's houses. I might also use it on other little presents that I give people.

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  9. I would use this for my baked goods boxes that I deliver to friends, neighbors, husband's co-workers, etc. I'd also use it when gift wrapping, because, yes, I'm old fashioned and I still use gift wrap. :)

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  10. I am following The Twinery on Twitter

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  11. And I am following The Twinery's blog :)

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  12. sign me up! drooling over you pie!

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  13. Twinery for the win! I would certainly use this for holiday gift wrapping! :)

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  14. oh my goodness oh my goodness!! LOVE the little happies idea - what fun! the recipe sounds AMAZING! and the twine could be used in so many ways...def to tie up pretty packages, maybe even to knit something kooky!

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  15. just liked the twinery on facebook

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  16. Woo!! I love baker's twine :) I wrap up my cupcake mixes with colorful twine so that's what I would use it for of course!

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  17. Also I followed The Twinery on twitter!

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  18. I'd have to make that pie & box it all up cardboard-y & cute like with a colorful twine tied bow!

    ohhhhhh.....that pie looks won-der-ful!!!!

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  19. Oo I would love to wrap all my Christmas Cookie gift boxes with this twine...so cute!!

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  20. omholy goodness. i need this!!!!! i would wrap all my christmas presents with it. :)

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  21. the recipe looks amazing. i am so going to try it this weekend.

    the possibilities for the twine are endless. gifts, cards, ornament hangers...etc.

    love you!

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  22. What a great giveaway. I would have such a hard time decided what to do first. Garland, package wrapping, and so many other fun projects.

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  23. Definitely for decorating & making pretty things!

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  24. I'd use that twine for Christmas garlands, of course!
    Love from,
    Greta

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  25. i loved your guest post on katy's blog! i am sooo gonna make that pie and look for the brown bag cookies!!
    as for the twine. how wouldn't i use it? that is a better question!! :)

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  26. I have been on the hunt for cute twine and lo and behold, here it is! :) The possibilities are endless but I would definitely use it for gift wrapping, ornament making, and wreath decor! :)

    Tia Edwards
    tiaandnate@yahoo.com

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  27. that twine is so cute!!
    i think i'd use it best on our christmas cards and presents!
    also... any other gifts i give away throughout the next year.
    thanks for doing this giveaway!
    love you hannah!
    xo!

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  28. Oh goodness gracious! This was on my wish list...twine. I would use it to wrap up lots o' happys and for some pretty little Christmas gifts under the tree.:)

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  29. I would use the twine to wrap Christmas gifts and goodies :)

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  30. I'm following the twinery on Twitter :)

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  31. I'm following the twinery's blog :)

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  32. Posted this on FB for lots of lovelies to enter...not that I want them to win though :) lol

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  33. shared the giveaway on Twitter

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  34. I'd totally be wrapping presents and making lovelies for my daughter's hair...maybe re-stringing our homemade Happy Birthday banner...tying up yummy baked goodies...my list could go on and on!

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  35. I totally follow their blog also :) lsimms224 at live dot com

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  36. The twine would be perfect for sweet little treats for friends! And sweet little bows and borders on scrapbook pages. :)

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  37. Posted on Facebook. Lovely gift and delicious treat, sweet friend! xo

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  38. There are a thousand ways I would use that twine but for sure I would use some for Christmas packaging as well as a few of the handmade gifts I am working on this year.

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  39. I "like" The Twinery on facebook. :)

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  40. Follow you in twitter! And, I will use the twine for my soap packing! Love it!

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  41. hannah, I'd love to win. I love your giveaways.. that is how I met you last year around christmas.... and gained the sweetest blogging friend ever!
    thank you for everything!
    hugs!

    oh... and we would add it to our craft box for all sorts of things. maybe I would try to crochet with it;-)

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  42. i was actually caught up in your recipe. i just read your post over at jolly holiday. LOVED the step by step guide to creating this pumpkin treat.
    i think even i could make it {and my husband would loovveee me and be surprised if i did!}.

    the twine looks like a fun treat. i'd wrap christmas gift with it for sure.

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  43. I would wrap sandwiches (such as a fresh baquette with mozzarella, watercress, sliced tomatoes and a balsamic reduction sprinkled atop) in brown craft paper tie them with this gorgeous twine and stack them in a basket to sell in my restaurant, The Country Girl Diner....I love all the colors!

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  44. I LOVE TWINE! i would definitely use this to package my photo calendars i giveaway to my loved ones this holiday season :)))) <3

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  45. ummm for EVERYTHING??!! i heart twine. but most specifically for wrapping. i haven't really branched out past the presents.

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  46. I would use the twine to wrap little gifts, to hang handmade Christmas ornaments, to attach tags to jars and boxes and baskets.... And the bits that hadn't been used yet would go in a basket or bowl and would be used for a cheerful decoration. :)

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  47. Hmmm... I'd wrap presents or make friendship bracelets with my kiddos. :)

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  48. Hmmm, maybe I would use it to tie up annoying family members. JOKING, I'm joking. I would love to wrap up Christmas goodie plates with some cool looking twine.

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  49. Oh girl! You made my heart flutter! What is it about twine that is so stinkin adorable?! I would most certainly put it to use this Christmas wrapping up happies!

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  50. I liked the Twinery on fb too :)

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  51. I am a tatter and I think that the twine would be lovely to use to create an unusual doily!

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  52. "like" the twinery on facebook
    (name: Karrieann Warr)

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  53. following twinery tweets on twitter
    as @HeyKarrieann

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  54. Awesome! I would use it to wrap my photography packages!

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  55. the first stop for that lovely twine would be my christmas packages! :)

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  56. i love to wrap some pretty packages with these!! great giveaway, hannah. :) lora (eagerhands@gmail.com)

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  57. Love that twine!! I would use it to wrap around mini wreathes and give as gifts!

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  58. This twine is ADORBS!!!!! I've never used twine but have been dying to! I'd look at Pinterest and probably go from there with wrapping gifts and baked goods. Thanks for the giveaway!!!!

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  59. I followed the Twinery on their blog!

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  60. I tweeted about your giveaway, Hannah!

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  61. I'm following them on twitter! Tweet! Tweet!

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  62. I think I'd use it for wrapping gifts and for tying up baked goods to give to neighbors and friends. :)

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  63. i would use it to wrap gifts and bake goods for friends.
    asha.marie@Hotmail.com

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  64. So cute! I would probably use it to wrap gifts!

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