Tuesday, November 17, 2009

ABC's of Thanksgiving AND a fun giveaway!

Here are several things for which I am thankful! A-Z!

Aunthood. While that may not even be a word, I'm thankful for it!

Baby Skaggs! I can't wait for her to arrive. Hurry up, April!

Communication...calls, emails, texts...I love it all!
Diet coke (AKA my afternoon best friend).

Energy.

Friends. I'll never know what I've done to deserve so many amazing BEST friends.

Grandparents. God couldn't have blessed me with anything as wonderful as the relationships I have (had) with my grandparents.

Henry. That little boy's smile can brighten my day!

Ice cream. Well...any dessert for that matter.

Job. AND it just so happens to be one I love!

Kids. My kids. All 22 of them.

Laughter.

Max. I know I ask this same question over and over, but seriously...What would I do without him?

No's. As a dear friend recently said to me: "Looking back at my life thus far, I'm very thankful for the no's God has given me." I couldn't agree more.

Office, Desperate Housewives, Seinfeld...just a few of my favorite shows! Thank goodness for cable TV! :)

Parents. They're the best. Period.
Quiet time.

Roadtrips! Too many of my friends live out of town, and I love visiting them.

Sisters. I think that every girl needs at least 2 sisters.

Teacher friends. How else would I manage to stay sane (well...somewhat sane!)?

University of Mississippi ...wait...let's make that MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY! Much better... :)

Vacations! I'm grateful for getting the opportunity to have WONDERFUL vacation-time (See "J").

Weekends. What would I do without them?

X-mas. OK, so I hate that abbreviation, but I was left with no choice because: a) I already used "C" and b) What else was I going to use for "X"??? Christmas really is the best time of the year!

Y. I've got nothing. While I'm thankful for so much, I can think of nothing that starts with "y"!

Zzzzzzz's...I HAVE to have my sleep!

NOW....In honor of my 3rd "blogoversary" which is in a few weeks, I'm having a giveaway! What am I giving away? I guess you'll just have to wait and see! :) Here's how to enter: Simply leave a comment on this post. Also, if you give me a shoutout on YOUR blog, let me know in your comment and your name will be entered twice. BUT WAIT! That's not all! If you sign the guestbook at the top of my blog, your name will be added AGAIN!

So..there's actually a way to get your name in the drawing 3 times!

Got it?

On the day of my blogoversary (see sidebar), I'll announce the winner AND tell you what you've won!

Have fun! :)

31 comments:

Heather said...

Can I win? Please?
I am thankful for you, too, yayaya!!!
Baby Skaggs is really excited about meeting you.

Wade's World said...

I love giveaways!!! Congrats on your future niece. I know you are thrilled!

Wade's World said...

And I signed the guestbook!

Trace's Space said...

okay - I've already signed the guestbook and I will give you a shoutout in my blog before your bloggerversary so I can be entered 3 times! yay!!!!

Anonymous said...

Xmas is really okay!
http://www.snopes.com/holidays/christmas/xmasabbr.asp

mary straton said...

i think i should just go ahead and get the prize.

Anonymous said...

Yah for a niece. I am expecting a baby girl in january!! Enjoy the shopping. Thanks for the enters in the giveaway!

Stacia- stacia_77@hotmail.com

Amy Stewart said...

LOVE giveaways and love the thankful post! I may just have to do a thankful post on my blog before thanksgiving! Will be signing your guestbook as well! :)

Jessica said...

I love your ABC's of Thanksgiving! How cute! And I'm not just saying that for the free giveaway... haha. Seriously though, super fun idea and CONGRATS on Baby Skaggs!!! I know you are so super excited!!!

Anonymous said...

I want to win, since your blog is the only one I stalk :)
Mims

The Lively's said...

Enter me in the contest. I saw Kristen on Saturday at the game...she's so cute and sweet!

Aunt Darlene said...

Laura, you could have said "You" (meaning us, your blog readers/stalkers" for "Y"...enter me in your giveaway, please. My thankful-for list includes interesting blogs!

Luke & Amanda said...

I love giveaways! Pick me pick me!
love~

Luke & Amanda said...

Guestbook signed....Second chance!

love~

Ford Family said...

I'm signing up, but I never win anything. *Sigh* I'm sure the 1,487th time of signing up for things to win is the charm though :) Enjoyed reading your ABC's of Thanksgiving!

P.S. Signed your guest book, and I'm going to give you a shout-out on my blog. Fingers crossed!!!

P.P.S Wait...is it something to do with MSU??? :)

Katie Walden said...

I love this new look! So cute!

ABL said...

Congrats on your upcoming niece! I made sure to sign your guestbook, comment, and give a shout out. Also, other suggestions for Y- Yogurt (TCBY- R.I.P.) or Yummy.

Heather said...

I am so mad at mims. You can let her know!! ha

Anisa said...

I love this idea! I am going to do this on my blog and give you a shoutout!

The Overstreets said...

Pick me! :)

Shelley Green said...

Pick me! Pick me!
Love your ABC's of Thanksgiving too!
My email is shelley (underscore)lambert (at) hotmail (dot) com.

Sara said...

I'd like to enter! Always enjoy your posts!

Amanda Gregory said...

Love your updates. Happy Thanksgiving!

Lee Ann and Logan said...

Happy Thanksgiving, enjoy your week off and I hope those dawgs beat the rebels this weekend!

JJackson said...

Hi Laura
I'm not sure how i found your blog but I enjoy reading. I am big MSU fan like yourself. Please enter me in your giveaway.
Take care.
Julie
Canton, MS
JJac146018@bellsouth.net

Alison said...

love a giveaway! so fun!

Melanie said...

I so missed this original post! ha!!!
I love me a giveaway!!!!!
And I have already signed the guestbook!!!!

Happy Blogoversary!!!!

Crystal said...

Happy Blogoversary!!! Sign me up for the giveaway... :o)

Laura said...

Love the blog!

Anonymous said...

well.. it's like I knew!

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