A Carnival of Giveaways

Welcome to a godly girlfriends giveaway carnival hosted by our Proverbs 31 speaker team!

Quick….get your housework (or work-work!) done and carve out a little time to grab a hot drink and hop around to each gal’s site and see what awesome items are being given away. Simply leave a comment on any site you wish. You may just be a winner! (And to make it easy on you, just say “I’m in!” for my giveaway!) You have until the end of  today to enter.


Well, today is all about celebrations.

Although we do up holidays big around our house, I want to take a second to encourage you to celebrate the everyday.

The joy of caring for a sweet, wiggly baby.

The warm feeling you get seeing a struggling child master a new skill.

The touch of a faithful friend’s hug.

A smile from a caring coworker.

The privilege of cooking for your middle-aged man or caring for your aging parent.

Purpose today to delight in the daily days of life.

Most of all, in our loving, delight-ful God!

And I’m hoping one of you delights in a basket-in-a-box full of simple delights from me!

For my contribution to today’s celebration, I am giving away a Winter White Basket centered on Psalm 51:7 “Wash me and I will be whiter than snow” It includes Skin Milk body wash, a white loofah, Winter White Citrus Bath & Body Works lotion, white lily linen and room sprays, white hot cocoa, a white mug and white-chocolate macadamia nut cookies. Along with it, a copy of our book on celebrations entitled Homespun Memories for the Heart: More Than 200 Ideas to Make Unforgettable Moments co-written by myself and friends Kelly Hovermale and Trish Smith.

Now, for more chances to win, here are my P31 sisters who are participating today:

www.WendyBlight.com Wendy is giving away a copy of the One Year Chronological Bible and her book Hidden Joy in a Dark Corner: The Transforming Power of God’s Story.

www.ShariBraendel.blogspot.com Shari is giving away 3 beautiful jewelry pieces to begin a spring wardrobe with! One for a Glamour Girl, one for a Movie Star and one for a Rock Star!

www.miccacampbell.com Micca is giving away her book  An Untroubled Heart, and a cute clutch purse for those fun summer evenings!

www.Whitneycapps.blogspot.com Whitney is giving away a $30 Francesca’s Gift card, redeemable at www.francescascollections.com

www.melaniechitwood.com Melanie is giving away One marriage conference call (see her blog for details) and her new book What a Wife Needs from Her Husband.

www.LynnCowell.com Lynn is giving away a prize for mom and a prize for a teen girl in her life – the 3 book series B.A.B.E. series by Andrea Stephens (Beautiful, Accepted, Blessed, Eternally Significant) for the teen and for Mom a $10 gift card to Starbucks along with Lynn’s CD “Building a Bridge to Your Child’s Heart”.

http://www.tsuzanneeller.com Suzie is giving away a webcam!

www.zoeelmore.blogspot.com Zoe is giving away a journal, a copy of My Heart’s Cry by Anne Graham Lotz and a piece of jewelry Zoe style!

www.CharleneKidd.blogspot.com Charlene is giving away a  $20.00 Starbucks Gift Card and a copy of Karen Ehman’s book: A Life That Says Welcome; Simple Ways to Open Your Heart and Home to Others.

www.TracieMiles.com Tracie is giving away her CD “Overcoming Stress with Extraordinary Faith” and a Soulmates Slipper with Christian Notepad and Pen.

www.RachelOlsen.com Rachel is giving away “Bread for Life”: a hardback copy of The Daily Message: Through the Bible in One Year by Eugene Peterson (which you can read this along with her this year) and the Williams-Sonoma Muffins cookbook.

www.wendypope.org Wendy is giving away a copy of her book Out of the Mouths of Babes and her CD Yes, No, and Maybe of a Balanced Life.

www.LuannPrater.com Luann is giving away an Encouragement Cafe mug and t-shirt for her site as well as on www.encouragementcafe.com too!

www.LeAnnRice.com LeAnn, our P31 executive director, is giving away a copy of her cookbook Sharing Grace: Recipes- Family Traditions-Gift ideas and a Starbucks gift card.

www.susannescheppmann.blogspot.com Susanne is giving away her “Birds in My Mustard Tree Bible Study” with an I-tunes gift card.”

www.ReneeSwope.com Renee is giving away Lysa TerKeurst’s Becoming More Than a Good Bible Study Girl DVD Set and her CD message, “Living Beyond the Shadow of Doubt” on DVD.

www.LysaTerKeurst.com Lysa’s give away is a Mom’s Book Club gift pack including 4 copies of Lysa’s book, “Am I Messing Up My Kids?” and a 30-minute Q&A conference call with Lysa.

www.vanwalton.blogspot.com Van is giving away her DVD for children – From the Pound to the Palace

www.GlynnisWhitwer.com Glynnis is giving away her book “work@home: A Practical Guide for Woman Who Want to Work from Home” and a French Country Wire Silverware Basket

www.shereads.org She Reads (our on-line book club) is giving away two novels, Watch Over Me by Christa Parrish and Screen Play by Chris Coppernoll, and chocolate, courtesy of the authors. They will tell the story of how their writing brought them together – a love story, quite literally, fit for a novel!

www.RadRevolution.org Our ministry to teen girls is giving away a copy of “Do the Hard Thing” along with a RadRev t-shirt!

Okay gals……comment away!!! Tell me a simple, daily pleasure you delight in or just say “I’m in!”

And, I almost forgot…..the winner of yesterday’s Presidents Day Bath & Body Works Cherry Blossom giveaway is:

Nancy Timestamp: February 15, 2010 at 1:04 pm

Email me your home address at karen@proverbs31.org so I can ship your gift out to you!

Celebration Blessings,

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  1. I’m in!! As a mom of 2 beautiful little girls who are 3 and 6 months, I take delight in all of the adventures the days have to offer. Thanks so much for the opportunity!!

  2. I am in !!! One of my simple pleasures is my 45 min quiet alone drive to work each morning at 5 AM. That is the time I talk and share with God but mostly that is when I listen to Him.

  3. Wow. This would be such a treat in the midst of our stress. I lost my 10 year job in december, and due to some nightmares am currently in a battle to get unemployment. I am the sole income as my husband is disabled, having lost a leg to diabetes. We have two daugthers. This would be so awesome.

    God bless,

  4. Ok….this is huge. Only around Christmas time every year….does Sam’s sell these special chocolates. They are called Docknels Truffles! I allow myself one after my dinner!
    They are so amazing! It may sound crazy….but sister, this really isn’t normal chocolate!
    It’s delicious!

  5. I’m in and my simple daily delight is holding hands with my husband–especially as we are drifting off to sleep at night!

  6. I love this gift basket, and the fun of this give-away today! Just the thing to help fight cabin fever! Thanks to you all at P31! God Bless!

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