Thursday, May 26, 2011

1200 Fan Giveaway

I would like to thank you all for your support!  It really means the world to me that you are passing the word on and returning.  I love hearing from you all.  :)  1200 fans is a huge achievment for me.  I really can't express it to you. 

I have this amazing friend, Karen, who inspires me everyday.  She did this type of a giveaway earlier this year and I loved it so much!  I got her permission to do it myself.  Thank you Karen!!!

You will need a partner for this special giveaway.  Each of you will need to visit this blog and leave a comment in order for your team to be entered.  Once the comment period is closed, I will choose a winner.  If your comment is the winner, both you AND your partner will win a "Nia"!!! 

So pick your partner and get your comments in!!! Remember you only qualify once BOTH partners have commented.  I will leave this giveaway open until Sunday, May 29th at 3 PM (AZ time).  So leave a comment with the name of your partner and why you chose them.  :)

GOOD LUCK to all the teams and have fun getting to know your partners!!

What is a "Nia"?
It is my own design that I created one day when I wanted to make my kids a stuffed toy.
I made them these.  I did not have a name for them at first.
When our nephew drowned and was hospitalized I made him one in hopes he would get better.
Sadly, he did not and I ended up laying his to rest with him forever.
When I came home I decided that they need to be named in his memory.
I chose Nia (pronounced NEE-ah) because it is Nephew in Irish Gaelic (I am part Irish).
It is easy to remember and fun to say. :)

My kids help me make these and they love each one that is made. We get a chance to remember the sweet boy we lost, Richie.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

1,100 fan giveaway

I thought since this week is the first time the Get Hooked Boxes (GHB) goes on sale that I would give one away to a lucky fan! <3 

What is a Get Hooked Box?  A box of samples from different designers and shops.  This month's boxes includes 3-4 samples from various places.  Not all participants items will be included in each box.  They will be chosen at random.  Items include but are not limited to discount coupons, gift cards, earrings, and soap samples.  They are currently available for sale- $7 plus actual shipping!

This months participants are:

Please visit their webpages and their facebooks- let them know that you are grateful for their participation and look forward to receiving your GHB! <3
Comment here to be entered in the 1100 fan giveaway to receive a free GHB!!!  Ends Monday Night.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

*NeW* Product

Nia's.... What is a "Nia"?  Well Nia means Nephew in Irish Gaelic.  I recently lost my [just turned 4 year old] nephew in a drowning accident.  I made him one of these beautiful stuffed creatures and laid him to rest with it forever.  I then came home and named them Nia in honor of him. 

I made him and my son matching ones except Richie's (my nephew) has a sweet and special heart on it.  When I made it we were not sure what the outcome of his condition would be.  He was in critical condition at Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake.  When we got to the hospital they pulled the plug.  I held him and told him how special he was and that Auntie made him something extra special just for him.   <tear>

Each Nia is unique and made with extra love. 

Green mini Nia and Large blue Nia

Thank you for reading how I came up with Nia's.