The gift basket giveaway winner

by Tsh Oxenreider

Tsh is the founder of this blog and just finished traveling around the world with her husband and 3 kids. Her latest book is Notes From a Blue Bike, and believes a passport is one of the world's greatest textbooks.

Photo by Thomas Hawk

Wow, you all know a fabulous giveaway when you see one! There were a total of 1,571 entries. That is such a compliment to these vendors! They really are great and produce quality stuff.

I know you all are on the edge of your seat, so without further adieu, the winner is…

Karen Putz from Deaf Mom World!

Congratulations, Karen! Please send me your snail mail address so I can pass them on to the shop owners.

Thank you so much to all of you for entering – I wish I could give something to each of you. But I’m not made of money.

But I do encourage you to visit these shops. I’ll be ordering some Christmas presents from them as soon as I publish this post.

Come back Wednesday for a guest post, and on Friday, I’ve got something new to show you. I’m super excited about it.

Alright, I’m off to enjoy some cake and ice cream…

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  1. Happy Birthday to you!!

  2. Slightly jealous of Karen, but looking forward to what you will reveal on Friday is a small consolation :)

    And I will def be getting one of those capes for my little man – they are wonderfully adorable.

  3. It was a great giveaway…I didn’t win, but I appreciate learning about these vendors. I’m looking forward to visiting their sites. I always appreciate a referral to a great products. Thanks! And Happy Birthday!

    CarrieK’s last blog post…It’s about time

  4. Congrats Karen! Happy Birthday Simplemom! Even though I didn’t win, it’s so great to find out about some other cottage industries I had never heard of! Those produce bags are way cool!

    Debbie’s last blog post…The Motherlode

  5. Congratulations Karen!
    Happy Birthday. :) I look forward to perusing those websites too.

  6. Happy birthday, friend! :) Hope you have a great day and really feel celebrated. And that you can RELAX! :)

    Katie’s last blog post…august family update

  7. A big Happy Birthday! I’m so excited as I can’t wait to try out those products!

    Should I go play the lottery tonight? I’m in a winning mood now! :)

    Karen Putz’s last blog post…Welcome Back to the Blogosphere, Joanna Young!

  8. Happy Birthday! Hope you have a wonderful one! Congrats to Karen! I look forward to your post of Friday!

    Bridgette’s last blog post…Subway. Fail.

  9. I’m new to your blog, just discovered you a few days ago! But I see everyone is wishing you a happy birthday, so I will join in as well.

  10. Happy Birthday! I hope your day is beautiful. Thanks for all you put into SimpleMom. It is a highlight of my day each time :)

  11. Have a wonderful birthday!

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