Tuesday, August 26, 2008

We're back and it's give-away time!

Who do you think was more exhausted after this visit...Papa or Charlie????
We are back from our trip to stay with our grandson, Charlie, and I have much to say and show but first I want to announce a blog give-away! Anyone posting a comment to this blog post will be eligible to win some vintage goodies! I couldn't decide whether to have a vintage prize or a Halloween-themed prize so I decided to do the vintage treats first and the Halloween things will come a little later. Please leave a comment (and for those of you who read the blogs but are not registered...it's an easy process to register to be able to leave a comment) and a name will be drawn on Sunday evening, August 31. I am still gathering items for the drawing but I can tell you that it will not include the little red car...sorry Laurie...although it is kind of vintage (and so is the driver, but I digress) It will include an item that I purchased at this wonderful store...

and I will post more about that in the next few days. The Cottage was even better than I imagined and Linda, one of the two owners, couldn't have been more gracious. She allowed me to take pictures in the store (12 rooms!!!!!). It was delightful!

But back to the contest. I will post some pictures of the prizes in the next day or two. While we were at Charlie's I managed to get a bug that he had when we first got there. It knocked me out for a few days and I'm just getting back up to speed.

Soooooo, all of this rambling will end for now to give you a chance to enter. I hope to hear from you...good luck!


marie said...

Yea! A give-away...what fun!
But too bad about the little red car.

The peek at "the cottage" was so inviting ~ can't wait to see more of it! I wish we had some fun shops like that near me.

The photo of Charlie and his papa is so sweet...grandbabies are wonderful!

jemkagily said...

Put me in the drawing, please, fairy goddiemother! Hope you are feeling better soon! Did Dad remember to send you the photo of my bird quilt before they went away? Let me know when your fall boutique is going to be, I'm working on some new items....
love, W.

mimi said...

Charlie looks so comfortable and safe in Papa's arms. That is one LOVED little boy. I can't wait to see all of the goodies you found at the cottage. I think we all need to take a road trip. You know kind of like Themla and Louise x4. I'll be counting the days until the 31st and keeping my fingers crossed.

Chele said...

I agree with Mimi we need a Thelma & Louise trip to some places like the cottage. Yeah goodies! I'm so hunting for a cool headboard for that bench picture you sent.


Anonymous said...

I would love to be entered in your giveaway, thanks for the chance!
Sue Cahill (sbonetsue at yahoo dot com)

Bev said...

OOO...goodies from Joyce!!! Yeah!!! Pick me, Pick me....I know those goodies will be something! Everyone will be jealous of the winner that's 4 sure!

Speaking of road trip....anyone up for Shakerwoods??

That pic of Papa and Charlie is definitely a keeper! Looks like Papa is teaching Charlie early...did they just have dinner?? LOL!!


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Anonymous said...

Charlie and Papa look pretty darn comfy to me!! Hooray a give-away! I have yet to win one but keep trying anyway! Glad your back and had a great time!

Heidi said...

Joyce! What a fun thing...a GIVEAWAY! Count me in! Thanks!

Charlie looks sweet as ever, what a fun trip you must have had! Looking forward to more pics, AND I hope you're over the bug by now!


The Burp Cloth Babe said...

What a precious baby boy!!!! Oh, goodies...sign me up, and be looking for your goodies in the mail anyday now. Please let me know when you get them...I hope you love them! :)

SweetBellaBug said...

YAY!! Vintage goodies! How wonderful! Count me in! And just love that picture of David and Charlie - how adorable!!

LaurieStar said...

Aw! I'm sorry to hear that you got sick over your trip. What a bummer. :( Both my son and daughter have a cold now, too. I hate colds. Blah.
I love seeing pictures of Charlie. He is obviously so loved by all of you and that is what children are for - to be loved. He is a lucky boy!
I'm glad you're back to tell us of your travels - and a giveaway too, eh? You are ambitious. So it's not a red sportscar? :) Ha. I'm glad you had such a good time!

Nancy said...

Well, I'm too late for the drawing but that picture of the two sleepers is just the cutest thing ever!


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