Thursday, February 19, 2009

~My First Give-a-Way~

I really want to do something nice for my blog friends. It is kind of a spin off of all these questionnaires going around....

If I could be be anything I wanted I would be either an anthropologist or an archeologist.
(that is when i grow up of course)

Comment and tell me what you would want to be (when you grow up).

If you comment AND link this give-a-away on a post I will put your name in to a drawing for a $50 gift card to a store/restaurant of your choice.

If you comment, link this give-a-way on your blog AND become a FOLLOWER I will put your name in to a drawing for a $100 gift card to a store/restaurant of your choice.
(if you are already a follower and you do the comment & link thing you will be put in the $100 drawing)


The guy above will be handling everything.
Don't worry.... he knows his letters, numbers & colors!

Yes, that's right...SUPERMAN!!!

And yes....he still has to do homework!


I can't wait to read all the comments.
You are all so very special to me.

Thank you for just being you .
YOU are all the greatest!!!!!!!!!


**I will reveal the winners FIRST thing Tuesday morning**




81 comments:

Kasey said...

i am a follower already so I am going to leave a comment. I want to be a head stylist at Anthro, but you already knew that.
xo

Bill Deitch said...

I am a follower already. I want to be catcher for the Chicago White Sox when I grow up. If I win the contest I want a gift certificate to Sullivans Steakhouse. However, if I win people will question the integrity of your process.

Rachel said...

If and when I ever grow up, I want to be 18thy century French royalty. Seriously, I was born in the wrong century. I should have ended up in a time where pasty skinned fat girls were considered gorgeous. And lounging in my suite of rooms with my staff waiting on me all day would suit me just fine...

Just be happy! said...

Oh my Gosh, at the moment I can't think anything I would like to be more than a mom.
Nothing seems to matter to me more than that...
I sat in front of the computer for a little while thinking about what I would like to be when I grow up, but as I said... I'm baby crazy! :o)

ShabbyInTheCity said...

Well I don't intend to grow up...but let's just say I did...I'd be a treehouse builder and probably have a collection of them as well...people could rent them to stay in :)

Tara said...

If I ever grow up, which I highly doubt will happen I want to be a choregrapher or a ballerina...which ever came first, however, since I haven't put my feet in ballet shoes for years and years, I don't see this happening! :) I will stick to being a mom...is it ok to enroll my son in ballet now? ;0

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

whooppee! Now, that is some great giveaway! I'll be sure and tell people on my next post.

I've never figured out what I want to be when I grow up. I hate to give up and admit that I am a grown up already, with no plan....

Wanda said...

Hi Maisy, I think I have always wanted to be an artist, to be a wonderful painter. That and a time traveler. Thanks for the heads up on the drawing, and I think Superman will do an exelent job.

LovingPrettyThings said...

Well, like many others, I'm a follower - and for the life of me, I can't think of anything creative or exciting to say.

I am living my dream. I always dreamed of being a stay-at-home-mom, married to my best friend and have a dog. Howevery, in my dreams I never felt the love, the pressure, the passion, the endurance, the faith and the backbone it would take to live this dream. In my youth, I seemed to think it was very Mrs. Cleaver with the 1/2 apron and freshly baked goodie when the kiddos came home from school. I am no June Cleaver, but am excited to say "I am what I wanted to be when I grew up"!!!

Backyard Candle Co. said...

Well, when I grow up I want to be a gymnast and go to the olympics! And your already listed in my favorites!

new every morning said...

When I grow up I want to be ... oh, I don't even know the name for it, but the one who chooses resorts for company trips. That way, I could travel, indulge, and play AND get paid!

Thanks for the comments! What a great giveaway, count me in!

Libby said...

Ok, so I'm a follower now...For as long as I can remember I wanted to be a homemaker or businesswoman. I'm neither of those, but my dream is to be able to leave the rat-race of the workforce and work from home. Since I'm single, I can't be a housewife, so maybe I can be an official "housewoman"! Yeah, I like the sound of that...

Jeanneoli said...

The list is so long of all the things I want to be when I grow up...writer, professional traveler:-), continue to create and love it, grandma, decorator...

The Kramer Angle said...

When I grow up I want to have my own super successful shop called The Kramer Angle and it will be so amazing it will be in all of the magazines I've been drooling over all of my adult life.

I'm already a follower (and happy about it)!

The Kramer Angle said...

Me again! I forgot to mention I blogged about your give away on my blog! So, I'm a follower and I posted about it does that mean I get two entries?!!!

I hope, I hope!

Lilly's Life said...

I am following. Thanks for dropping by my blog. Strangely I was thinking lately I would have loved bein Anthropologist. Seeing thats taken I would have to say a special effects makeup artist.

Katie said...

The answer to this question really depends on my age- when I was really little 2-4yrs- I wanted to be a strawberry, or McDonalds worker, or a hillbilly singer. (my dad is from NJ and he always would make fun of my mom's country music, so that's why I called it "hillybill.")

When I got older, I wanted to be a special education teacher, I even worked one summer at the Virgina Dept of Edu. in special ed., but I came home every day really sad and depressed.

Then I wanted to be a lawyer and now I'm thinking I want to go into nursing and get my Master's in public health. I would really love to work for the government, or an NGO, creating programs for women with children and and pregnant teenagers.

Katie said...

oh, and I'm a follower :)

Zita - Mlle Magpie said...

Looks like the giveaway is in good hands! When I grow up, I want to be content and wise (is this ever possible?). Now I'm usually never much of a follower in anything, but with this financial incentive thrown in, I'm feeling the pressure to go on over to see what it's about - is it sort of the difference between having a magazine subscription and getting it off the newstand?

the wild raspberry said...

ok, finally....i was gone all day yesterday plus i needed to use my brain on this one...whew.
i was laying in bed thinking about what i want to be ... and i realized, i am completely content with what i'm doing and who i am--being a wife and a mother, a friend, and as good a christian that i can be.
i would like to sing in the grand ole opry once with someone great and famous...just once will do! :)
have a great day.
chasity
i'll stick a blog link on too!!!

Sheila R said...

What a wonderful giveaway! I'll post your generous giveaway on my blog and follower. When I was very little I wanted to be a veterinarian, then as I got older and realized that I would deal with a lot of blood and people who would abuse animals I decided that wasn't my calling.

I am still on that journey to find out what I want to be... so please don't tell me I am all grown up!

LuLu said...

I am a follower already, I wanted to be a make up artist for the movies.
what a fun giveaway,
LuLu

mommaof4wife2r said...

yea...it's my first time here and there's a super fab giveaway! shut up! and superman i the stinking cutest little superhero ever!!!!

ok, funny how my answers have changed to your question...i would have said thing different 10 years ago, but now, i think i would grab the fam, travel the world, doing photography and blog. weird. but true!

LillySue said...

I would L*O*V*E to be a successful author/illustrator of children's picture books and chapter books for young teens. I am working on my first children's book now! I am a follower and love being part of your group! I am going to try and link your post to me but am not exactly sure how to do it. Anyone want to help?? apeaceofbliss@msn.com

Sandi said...

Hi...this is my first time to your blog and I didn't know we were ever supposed to grow up! LOL Hmm...I would love to be a professional photographer or run my own antique store or shabby shop. I will put your giveaway on my blog and will become a follower too! What a fabulous giveaway!
Blessings!

Momovthree said...

I already am a follower but I will be happy to link to your post on my blog. It is so sweet of you to do a giveaway. :)

When I grow up I want to be a designer. My dream as always been to go to Interior Design school. Maybe some day!
~Michelle

southerninspiration said...

I just became a new follower and I love what I see! I look forward to reading more of your posts!! I will mention your blog on mine, and send everyone else somewhere else, so I am the only one you might draw as a winner!! :)....well, not really, but I would LOVE to win! ;)

Oh, by the way, I wanna be an interior designer when I grow up, but I will settle for being a grammy!!!

Melissa said...

I have always dreamed of writing children's books.I have gone back to school so maybe I can make that dream come true. The other would be a Genealogist. I have worked on my family tree and what a rush when you make a new discovery. I am now a follower and I love this topic, it will be on my blog tomorrow.

Lorie said...

When I grow up I want to be a Pastry Chef.

I am a new follower and I posted about your giveaway on my blog!

the wild raspberry said...

Hi Amy! What a lovely idea and nice give away. Hmmm. That is a toughie. I am almost what I want to be, but I hope to be a better version of me in most respects. A more patient mom, a less snappy wife (especially certain times of the month or when my dear hubby has to work late...why is it so hard to hold my tongue?), a better listener and a women of much greater wisdom to be a true encouragement to my husband, family and friends. That is a tall order, but I sure hope I get there some day. Chas already put a link on. Have a lovely day! Debbie

Kirsten Izatt said...

Good to see you guys tonight! My husband fell asleep on the sofa with the dog when we got back so I'm back on the computer (LOL).

I want to be a travel guide when I grow up. I'd aspire to lead trips that include the following: outdoor natural hot springs, mountains, homemade pastries, the smell of pine trees, a 3-5 mile walk per day, and charming bed and breakfasts with 320 thread count sheets and fresh coffee and OJ in the morning.

Doesn't sound like work, does it?

I'll post a link on my blog too.

Nikki said...

When I grow up I still just want to be mommy!

Nikki said...

I'm a follower.

Leigh said...

I just found your blog. Too cute! I am now a follower and I want to be a Medical Diagnostic Sonographer when I grow up.

dougandcheryl said...

If I could do anything other than be a mom it would first be to be a published writer. I am working on this one.
The other thing I would be that is less realistic is Jeff Corwin's assistant on his animal adventures!
I just became a follower and I will post about this too!

Lorie said...

When I grow up I want to sing with the Gaithers on their Homecoming Videos and own a coffee shop
I am enjoying yout blog!Be blessed!
Lorie

Brynn said...

I am now a follower of your blog. I also blogged about your giveaway & have a link on my blog.

Ok, when I grow up, I want to be... a speech therapist. Well, that & the best SAHM ever! I know, nothing very exciting, sorry, but I love my kids & the blessing it is for me to stay home with them. Nothing is better than that!

imjacobsmom said...

I just always wanted to be a Mom. I never wanted to work outside the home. I just wanted to cook great healthy meals, have a spic & span house, have clean closets full of ironed clothes and the greenest grass in the neighborhood. Seriously, I just wanted to be a Mom. ~ Robyn

devri said...

I am now a follower,

hmm what I want to be when I grow up..

I choose a snake wisperer..

jenjen said...

Hi - thanks for letting me stop by! I think my dream job would be owning a cupcake business. I am obsessed with them but too chicken to open up a shop!

A second choice would be fashion designer!!!

Thanks so much!

Jen

artis1111 said...

I think I will always be a little girl inside, and I have become the two things I wanted most. An artist and a hairdresser. I will link to your blog on my post.m Thanks Kathy

So blessed! said...

Mornin! Love your header on your blog. So fun!
I want to be a children's book author or illustrator. Either will do or while I'm dreaming...how about just both!

Tricia Anne said...

Fun Fun Fun! :o)
I am doing exactly what I wanted to be doing, I am a stay at home mom caring for the needs of my family and our home. :o) I never dreamed the Lord would do such a special work in my life, I thought I would still be scratching and clawing my way to the top in the corporate world. :o)
I am going to start following you today. :o) Plus will add that you are posting a give a way, I just had my very first give a way last week. It was a lot of fun!!
Sincerely ~ Tricia Anne

Dawn said...

Hi Amy. I've always wanted to own my own, really cute boutique. However, I don't really ever plan on growing up, so that will have to wait I guess.

Great idea for this giveaway, it was fun to see everyone's comments!

By the way, I'm a follower now!

-Dawn
www.lifeateventuallycottage.blogspot.com

Janna said...

Grow up...what is that? I want to be a party planner when I grow up!

I love your background...and the music! Great blog!

Jen Kershner said...

Okay, when I grow up I want to be an artist or an interior designer. Or own a bakery. Or a little store. So many dreams, so little time!

Loralee and the gang... said...

When I grow up, I want to be a professional interior designer...but right now I am happy to do my own home and take care of my kiddies!
I love your blog...I am now a follower, and I linked your giveaway in my latest post. Check it out!
:~D

Reese & Marie said...

I absolutely love your master bathroom. It's about as big as my bedroom! I love the little vintage dresser and that whole vignette. If I could be anything I want, it would probably be an world travelling antiques dealer and boutique owner. Or a photographer.

Martha said...

how exciting.. When I grow up..I want to be a HGTV host.. I wish I had my own craft show.. I have so many great ideas! I am posting your giveaway.. and I am adding myself as a follower.. :)
Thanks! Have a great day!
Its fun reading what other bloggers want to be when they grow up! ha..
Martha

Beth said...

When I grow up, I want to be a trophy wife.

Or

a professional scrapbooker

Emily said...

Be different Act Normal directed me....

What I want to be when I grow up? Happy and Loved. Just like I am now!

Suey said...

Hi, just came over from Loving Pretty Things... Will be following you now. Wowie- great giveaway.... Wanted to let you know that when I grow up I want to be a great chef. Right now, I am only a really good cook- but I have high hopes! ~ Sue

Kristi M. said...

When I grow up I have always wanted to be some sort of crime scene investigator or criminal profiler. Professions like this really interest me and yes, I do watch all of the CSIs and similar shows.

I put a link of the giveaway on my blog and I am also a follower.

june@craftyniche said...

I just came across your blog via another blog. I wanted to be a nurse growing up, but being I find being a mom much more rewarding. :)

Shellie said...

follower! came over from Lories blog. can't wait to read what you are all about!

Shea said...

I soo wanted to be a gymnast or ballerina. I am a new follower and posted a link about your giveaway in my blog!!

Bethie - Chic Junque said...

Well, I just signed up to be a follower! I always wanted to be a mother, and own my own shop! I feel like the luckiest person alive! I am doing both! I do have a degree in social work and worked with kids for many years! So, I checked off that block too! Lucky blessed me!

Thena said...

I'm happy being a Mom, but my oldest daughter is pregnant due this Tuesday. So I really want to be a Grandma. I'm tired of this 9 month wait. lol

Sarah said...

I would love to be a wedding planner! My dad was a wedding photographer growing up so I have the "eye" for helping with pictures, plus I just love everything about the whole day! I got to do a few weddings for our church as the coordinator and always got tipped because they were so impressed with how much I did to help their wedding. My Best times working EVER! :)
I am joining as a follower and adding a link on my blog.

n*stitches said...

I'm a new follower! When I grow up , I want to do research on communicable diseases for the Center for Disease Control in GA.

Bunny B said...

I follow and linked: http://bunnymoney9.blogspot.com/2009/02/giveaways_21.html

I always wanted to be a gymnast because they can do so many amaxing things that I can't!

Jinii said...

I am now a follower and linked to you on my blog. I would want to be a news anchor woman. I have always wanted to do that.

jinii_boren@yahoo.com

McKay Family said...

I added as a follower...great little blog you have here! I also posted the link and commented...duh obviously on the comment! So, if I could do it all over again, I would have wanted to be a zoologist...like a female version of Jeff Corwin! But right now I have the best job in the world...a SAHM to my 18 month old daughter. And since there is no way I am going back to school to be "Jeff Corwin", I want to be a professional photographer when I grow up!

McKay Family said...

I linked you from two of my blogs!

redpolkadot said...

First of all WOW what a contest!!! I have taken a few minutes to think about what I want to be when I grow up and I can't come up with a single thing......because I want to do everthing. I know that sounds crazy but wouldn't it be so awesom to know how to make those deliscouse cinnabon creations. Or know how to make beautiful floral arragements. Or know what it's like to save someone from a fire. I guess that is what being a mother is because you really do it all just about. So I guess in short I am happy being a mom for now even if I can't make the perfect cinnamon roll...sigh. Oh and to see your link back here on my blog you have to go to http://redpolkadot-ideastalker.blogspot.com/ . Have a wonderful day!!

Karin said...

I want to write books for children when I grow up--humorous ones--
Stories that make kids giggle....

(Might be a problem though cuz I'm not that funny!)

Sarah Ada Cupcake said...

I've just become a follower, although I've seen you around before. I would love you to check out my blog. I have a few followers but it's a bit slow out there.
When I grow up, which will be soon when I turn 40 next month...I guess I'll go back to school and get a degree to become something fun. When I was 18 I wanted to be a journalist or an oceanographer. Ooh, I'd like to write novels!!! Then I can go anywhere.
Love your big iron bed. So cute!

Sena said...

I wanted to be an artist/illustrator for comics.

I also follow you and blogged you at http://senalovescandy.blogspot.com/2009/02/heart-candy_23.html

Meg said...

I always wanted to become a physician specifically and OB/GYN. In the fall I am returning to college to get my RN degree in hopes of one day becoming the next closest thing, a physician's assistant.

Cute blog you have here. I'll add you to my list of daily visits.

sallyanne03 said...

WHEN I GROW UP! (Now I've got the Pussycat Dolls Song Stuck IN MY HEAD!!!) Um...going on the archeologist thing...I always wanted to be a paleontologist. I also wanted to play in the WNBA! I'm a follower and I linked the contest on my post! http://www.homeschoolblogger.com/sallyanne03/661413/

Whatever Dee-Dee wants said...

What a cool giveaway! I added a link to your giveaway on my blog and became a follower.

If I ever grow up I would love to own my own clothing line!

Victoria said...

Hey, I am new here and enjoyed looking back at your posts. I absolutely adore the chair you purchased off of Craig's List! If I had a chair like that I think I'm actually make my morning meetings with God! :)

I wanted to be a policewoman, firewoman or GI Jane. Guess that is because I played with my brothers a lot! :)

sewhipbaby said...

Hi, new follower and blogger. If I could be anything other than my current position of SAHM it would be the person who gets to name crayon colors. Somebody has that job and I love reading the random color names!

Sandy said...

Loving your blog!!! I want to be a sports reporter when I grow up!!

Became a follower, but I don't have a blog, so I linked you here: http://www.willowtraders.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=80503

goincrazy said...

This is my first time here, but Im now a follower and I posted about your giveaway on my blog :)

When I grow up.. Im still trying to figure out what I want to be. I have 6 kids and have been doing the mom thing for 18+ years now.. Im not sure what I would be good at at this point. I think maybe a photographer.. though I need to take some classes first :)

Krystal said...

When I grow up I want to be a mom. Oh wait, that's what I am right now. I love being a mom.

I am a follower, and I blogged about your giveaway on my blog with a link to it. What a great giveaway idea.

Rhonda said...

Im already a follower but I want to be the person who thinks up stuff like blogger, myspace, etsy etc... and makes the program for them and gets rich. Once Im rich I will go back to school and decide what I want to be!

Cori said...

Wow! You're very generous to be offering this giveaway. I've become a follower of your blog and linked this giveaway to my blog.

As for what I want to when I grow up, I'm not sure. I don't think I would do anything differently, as I have always wanted to be a teacher. Now that I am teaching high school students again, I couldn't imagine doing anything else. Although when I graduate (with my doctorate), I will possibly consider other educational avenues within my district.

Sarah @ Thrifty Decor Chick said...

You have a beautiful blog!! I can't believe I hadn't been here already -- or have I? Oh well, I love it. :) Oh...I wanted to be an interior decorator and now I am one, but the best job ever has been Mommy.

Anne said...

When I grow up..I would like to be an author! thanks for the great giveaway!

Camille said...

Thanks for the heads up! So sweet of you! When I grow up, I want to be an architect. SOMEDAY I'm going to go back and get my Masters and go out on my own. I'd also like to keep designing, and be a mom of course, and a photographer.... too many things, it turns out. ;-)

Beautiful blog you've got here.