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the giveaway's 1st birthday carnival and giveaway

To enter this giveaway for a $72 Prize Pack, all you have to do is leave a comment in the Official Entry Form! Yes, it's that easy!

I can't believe our Birthday Bash is finally here! Today marks our one year birthday, and we are going to celebrate with a BANG! Our first event? A Giveaway Carnival and a Giveaway! *Remember, all you have to do to enter the giveaway is leave a comment. If you join the carnival you get an extra entry!*

And this carnival is special in that, anyone that takes part in the Carnival, gets an extra entry to win a fabulous prize package valued at $72.53! Open to the US & Canada (not joining the carnival? Just enter this giveaway by leaving a comment in the Official Entry Form!)

I know the hard work that all of you put into hosting your giveaways so others can get free stuff (man do I!), so I thought that it would be nice to give back to you!

So what do you have to do to be a part of The Giveaway's 1st Birthday Carnival? Just follow the simple guidelines at the end of this post (click here for more detailed guidelines)

And what will one of you win? Glad you asked!

A pair of Blue Cascade Earrings from ayu2designs! {$28}

"Made from Swarovski crystals and Tarnish Resistant wire in gold color. The size is approximately 1 1/2" drop."

A Bubbles for Busy Moms Planner & Grocery List Notepad from Bubble Planner! {$24.98} Check out our review on this HERE

"Take care of yourself, which will help you nurture the family
Organize your time and your home and stay involved with the kids
Discover quality time to spend with yourself, friends, and partners"

A Relax, Take a Bath Gift Set from LUSH Cosmetics! {$19.55}

Bathos Bubble Bar 3.5oz
Dreamtime Bath Melt 1oz
Waving not Drowning Bath Bomb 3.1oz

A perfect treat for all you busy bloggers out there! Don't forget, the Linky for submitting your giveaways is at the very top of this post!

Birthday Carnival Linky
Submit your giveaways here. (click on Mr. Linky picture below)
Don't forget, you HAVE to put the Carnival Button either in your giveaway post or on your sidebar. (if you opt to put it on your sidebar, you must put a text link to the carnival in your post as well)

rules to enter:

1. Simply leave your name and email address in the Official Entry Form! Yes, that easy!
2. For optional extra entries, every day you can head on over to one or all of the 3 sponsor sites & pick one of your favorite items (not giveaway item)
3. Then come back here and comment in the official entry form below the extra entries section on what you chose (must be a different item each day)
4. Leave an extra comment in the official entry form for any extra entries (Please leave blog url if you have my button on your blog or wrote a post)

rules for entering carnival

1. Host a Giveaway on your blog. It can be a giveaway for anything that is family friendly! And you can even host several giveaways, just leave a seperate entry for each one! As long as they are up and running during my bday bash week (June 5th-12th), with the carnival button in your post, you're good to go!

2. Link back to THIS post in your giveaway post or on your sidebar with this button (if you link on your sidebar, you must put a text link back here within your giveaway post):

3. Then, come back here to this Carnival post and leave a link in the Mr. Linky at the top of the post, to your giveaway with the Prize, end date, and name of your blog in the top box and the permalink (url) to the exact giveaway post in the URL box. (For example: Really Cool Prize - Ends 06/18 (your blog name here)) If you need help finding the permalink go here: http://www.bloggingbasics101.com/2008/11/what-is-a-permalink/

Easy-peasy! And remember, for a little more detail on the Guidelines, go HERE. If you don't follow all of these rules, I'll have to delete your link.

Open to US & Canada
Comments that don't meet these requirements won't be entered

extra entries:
1 Extra Entry for going to any of the 3 sponsor sites, and coming back here and commenting in the Official Extra Entry Form with your favorite item (you can get up to 3 extra entries by going to all 3 sponsor sites and commenting on something from them)
1 Extra Entry into this contest and every other one if you link to The Giveaway with the button or widget in my Link to Me section (for as long as the button/widget is up)
1 Extra Entry if you blog about this contest with a visible link back to this post
1 Extra Entry if you subscribe
1 Extra Entry if you become a Fan of The Giveaway on Facebook & post about this giveaway on your Wall (leave Facebook username in comment)
1 Extra Entry for Following Us on Twitter and Tweeting about this giveaway (leave Twitter username in comment)
1 Extra Entry if you "Stumble" this giveaway and all of my current giveaways (leave Stumble username in comment)
2 Extra Entries if you purchase something from this store during the contest
Comment to let me know you deserve an extra entry!

official entry form:

This contest will end on June 12th, 2009 at 11:59 pm PST
A winner will be chosen from a Random Number Generator from random.org
The winner will be listed and contacted within 3 days of end
If I cannot get a hold of the winner 3 days, a new winner will be chosen

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17 Thoughts:

1955nurse said...

What about those of us who love FOLLOWING all y'alls blogs, but do not HAVE a blog of our very own?!?!?! Oh well..........
Have a great week-end everyone :)

mmentor said...

sign me up

Katie Lyons said...

lol 1955nurse, hey, it's a comment and that's all you need to enter :) So you're entered!

Anonymous said...

I could really use the grocery list and planner ! I am always needing something to write my list on besides envelopes,old bills ,ect....
Thanks,Annette Anderson

Jennifer Harris said...

I stumbled! (inimnijeni)

Lilith Silvermane said...

Here is my comment Katie. I'm a confused girl :)

I wrote your post on my blog, I'll look up the linky to put it in.

Anonymous said...


Ken said...

My sister would love this. Please accept my entry. Thank you.

kngmckellar said...


kngmckellar said...

Summer Nights Necklace, the notepad and bath bombs.

Em said...

I love this necklace!



Em said...

I also subscribed :)


Motherboard said...

Is this where I tell you that I am hosting a giveaway on my blog? Does that get me a separate entry? If I tell you is' an IPOD can I have a third one?

SeahorseLady said...

From ayu2designs - I like the Demure Cluster Earrings

SeahorseLady said...

From Bubble Planner - I like their Homework Helper.

SeahorseLady said...

From LUSH Cosmetics - I like Curly Wavy Shampoo.

Kathleen Pearlman said...

I'm waiting! And hoping!

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