UP!–WINNER of “WAY PAST MAD” Giveaway! :D

I tell ya โ€” giveaways are always exciting ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜Ž It’s be great if EVERYone could win, but…well, you know.๐Ÿ™„ One thing I can say is, if you didn’t win this time around, actually buying Hallee and Sandra’s WONderful book Way Past Mad, or requesting it from your library ๐Ÿ“š is a winning move! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ†๐Ÿคฉ Continue reading

UP!–Winner of My 3rd Blogversary Giveaway

Isn’t it amazing how, whenever we mark milestones, we can’t believe how “time flies,” right? It seems that way to me, it being 3 years since I launched my blogs. I don’t think it warrants BIG celebration, but I do like to acknowledge them with little giveaways ๐Ÿ™‚ There were a few comments by dear friends, and the one who randomly won my little “package of goodies” is… DRUM ROLL, please… Continue reading

UP!–Winners of My Blogversary Giveaway

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Well, it’s been quite a whirlwind of activity for me lately, but largely joyful stuff, I must say, so I’m not complaining ๐Ÿ™‚ย  I’ve just been BUSY! Between prepping for the Princeton Book Festival and actually attending it, unexpectedly going to Books of Wonder the following day (I’ll be blogging about both!), various appointments and family visiting, my “dance card” had been full ๐Ÿ˜Ž

I’m really looking forward to sharing the two big events with you, which also means two big blog posts, but before I dig into composing them, I wanted to announce the random winners of my little “Blogversary” giveaway ๐Ÿ™‚ Continue reading

UP!–Poll RESULTS & Giveaway WINNERS!

GiveawaysI have to say I’m PRETTY EXCITED about the fact that you all pulled through for me in a BIG way with this little poll I did! ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€ I needed your help with my researchโ€”and you didn’t hesitate โค I got the 100+ participants I was hoping for, so I consider this a successย  ๐Ÿ˜Ž

Before I get into the results of the poll, I’m itching to announce the three winners of my “thank you” giveaway, and here they are!… Continue reading

UP!–First GIVEAWAY WINNERS of 2015!

GiveawaysSo, gang, another giveaway has come and gone! And it’s amazing to me, but the same two people won the 6 prizes offered (3 per blog)! Their odds of winning were very strong due to the smaller-than-expected turnout, so they won’t just be getting little envelopes…they’ll be getting big ones! ๐Ÿ˜€ And it turns out that Cool Mom doesn’t use mousepads (she won BOTH lol), so she said to throw them back into the potโ€”so I did! Thanks, Cool Mom!

Being relatively new at this blogging thing and having only done two giveaways so far, the first being for the blog launches, I’m not sure my timing was right on this one since it was the holiday season. With that in mind I let it run for 11 days, but I don’t think that made a difference! What I didn’t do, as you may remember, was to be specific about clicking on the links to enter. What I’ve decided is that, for future giveaways, I will number commenters in order of comment succession, then will use Random.org. I think that will work out much better and will be less complicated for everyone overall. Live and learn, right? ๐Ÿ˜€

So, with all that said,ย the lucky Writer Side UP! winners ARE:

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