New England Blogger's May Day Giveaway!!

The New England Bloggers are having a May Day Giveaway Carnival!!  Elizabeth from Thoughts from an Evil Overlord organized our group and carnival so be sure to give her a big thanks when you visit!!  There are 13 N.E. bloggers participating and giving away all kinds of cool stuff...you can visit all the New England Bloggers in my blog roll on the left and the participating giveaways here!


Thoughts of an Evil Overlord

You do not need to be a part of the New England bloggers group to enter these giveaway, our group is simply hosting this carnival.  Please visit each blog for their individual entry rules.  Now on to the goods...


My giveaway is for a surprise grab bag full of goodies!!  There's a cook book by a famous (and rather handsome) celebrity chef, some cute paper scrapbooking papers and elements, a digital scrapbooking surprise and a hybrid craft gift I think you'll enjoy!  What do you have to do to enter?


  • For 1 entry, post a comment here.
  • For 2 additional entries, become a follower of my blog then come back here and tell me you did.
  • For 2 more additional entries, snag my button and display it in your sidebar.  If you do, come back here and let me know.
  • Want 3 more chances to win?  Blog about my New England Bloggers May Day Giveaway with a link back to my blog and then leave me a comment with your post url...

all additional entries need to be seperate comments and posted here by Friday @ 11:59pmEST.  I will choose a winner at random and announce them here by 2pmEST on Saturday.  Make sure your email address is available through your blog profile or leave your email in your comment so I can reach you if you win!!  If I do not receive a reply from the winner by Monday May 4th, I will choose another winner at random. 


Ok, now that all the technical stuff is explained, let's go visit some giveaways!!!


Participating Blogs


Art from the Heart - Catherine in ME
Basia-Spirit Space - Barbara in MA
The Book Kitten - Kitten in CT
Fabric 'N Fiber Fanatic - Sara in NH
Life, as it is... - Tara in MA (you are here)
Living the Local Life - Virginia in NH
Loving Mom 2 Boys - Liz in RI
My Secret Garden - Sue in MA
Penny's Art Room - Penny in ME
Penny-Wise People - Colleen in NH
Raise Your Hand If... - Carol in MA
Seriously, No Seriously - Michelle
Thoughts from an Evil Overlord - Elizabeth in MA (our awesome coordinator)


Good luck!

78 comments:

  1. Some creative person is sure going to be lucky!

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  2. i like surprises! especially crafty and food related surprises!

    elkesten at yahoo dot com

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  3. i decided to subscribe, you seem interesting ;)

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  4. What a great prize pack! I'm off to subscribe! We are in Rhode Island

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  5. This is so much fun and your giveaway sounds fabulous! I'm another Mass girl!

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  6. I rarely get surprised so this prize sounds wonderful!

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  7. Surprises are so fun!! Thanks!
    christinbanda(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

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  8. I follow #1
    christinbanda(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

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  9. I follow #2
    christinbanda(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

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  10. I once was a New Englander. lol We lived in Maine for over 5 years. Maine is beautiful.

    Thanks for the giveaway.

    gahome2mom at gmail dot com

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  11. Blogged it:

    http://ebogie.blogspot.com/2009/04/giveaway-carnival.html

    gahome2mom at gmail dot com

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  12. Blogged it:

    http://ebogie.blogspot.com/2009/04/giveaway-carnival.html

    gahome2mom at gmail dot com

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  13. Blogged it:

    http://ebogie.blogspot.com/2009/04/giveaway-carnival.html

    gahome2mom at gmail dot com

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  14. I love surprises. Please count me in to win.
    -Terra H.
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  15. How exciting. I love cookbooks. Happy May Day!

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  16. Love,love surprises, thank-you.

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  17. This sounds like fun...count me in, too! :)

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  18. YAY! I love surprises! thank you!

    addeviant006 at gmail dot com

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  19. I love a surprise!!

    Thank you for having me over to your blog, please come back and say hi at my place!!

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  20. I love the idea of a surprise grab bag! Thanks for doing the giveaway!

    pma_devri(at)hotmail(dot)com
    http://devsfavoritegiveaways.blogspot.com/

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  21. I follow #1

    pma_devri(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  22. I follow #2

    pma_devri(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  23. FUN! THANK YOU! What a darling blog you have.

    ~Char
    bloggingfriend(at)gmail(dot)com

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  24. I love surprises! Please come visit my blog, I'm having a few giveaways too! I hope I win yours!

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  25. that sounds like a lot of good goodies!
    kawaiiNeko2008 at aol dot com

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  26. Oh, surprise, surprise! Beautiful blog, please enter me, thanks!

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  27. I'm a person who loves to craft so this would be great for me and thank you. skyxsky27(at)gmail.com

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  28. following your blog #1 as 'A. Casson' skyxsky27(at)gmail.com

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  29. following your blog #2 as 'A. Casson' skyxsky27(at)gmail.com

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  30. Your button #1 http://skyxsky27.blogspot.com/ skyxsky27[at]gmail.com

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  31. Your button #2 http://skyxsky27.blogspot.com/ skyxsky27[at]gmail.com

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  32. Blogged #1 http://skyxsky27.blogspot.com/2009/04/taras-new-england-bloggers-may-day.html

    skyxsky27(at)gmail.com

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  33. Blogged #2 http://skyxsky27.blogspot.com/2009/04/taras-new-england-bloggers-may-day.html

    skyxsky27(at)gmail.com

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  34. Blogged #3 .. http://skyxsky27.blogspot.com/2009/04/taras-new-england-bloggers-may-day.html

    skyxsky27(at)gmail.com

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  35. Happy May Day! Thanks for participating and for the very generous giveaway!

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  36. i love surprises. thanks

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  37. oh fun...I love surprises, count me in!!!

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  38. Please enter me for your NE giveaway.

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  39. Please count me in. I'd sure like to win.
    kell1784@bellsouth.net

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  40. follower #1
    kell1784@bellsouth.net

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  41. I follow #2kell1784@bellsouth.net

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  42. What a fun giveaway - I'd love to be entered

    msboatgal at aol.com

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  43. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  44. I'm not a blogger so I will let fiends on my email list know. Thank you for the giveaway. I can always use cute paper.

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  45. It would seem like Christmas to receive all of those neat gifts at once in my mailbox!

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  46. Thanks for the giveaway!
    Kimspam66(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  47. I want to be in the drawing! Thanks, Ruby

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  48. I love surprises! Thanks for the giveaway : )


    hottmomma_03(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  49. I'm now following your blog! #1


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  50. I'm not a blog follower! #2


    hottmomma_03(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  51. You have a great blog- I often have a desire to live in New England-well at least I would love to visit.My son's 6th grade teacher was born and raised in Massachusetts and he always was telling me about the beauty of it all. Thanks.

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  52. I think it would be a lovely surprise to receive a lovely surprise! Thanks for doing this giveaway! I've never heard of the New England bloggers... till now!

    gitrecca at gmail dot com

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  53. ooh! Thanks for the chance :)

    emvark at gmail dot com

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  54. Thanks for the chance to win!
    1bmore @ gmail . com

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  55. This should be fun! I love that just a small group of you are doing a May Day giveaway. How fun!
    thebovees49091 at yahoo dot com

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  56. I love mixed giveaways. Thank you for being a part of the carnival. sharonaquilino(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  57. Enter me SIX times! I'm now a follower and I've blogged about this giveaway!

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  58. SURPRISE!! oh what fun!!!

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