Welcome to my blog. . . .

I am pessimistict, my husband hates it and sometimes it takes away from the happiness I have all around me and so. . . this blog is dedicated to finding something good in each day and being optimistic.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

my first GIVE AWAY!!! (all are welcome)

I made this for YOU, yes YOU and I am OPTIMISTIC that you will win it. You should be optimistic too. Since this is my new blog dedicated to turning myself into an optimistic wife and mother to two I made something for YOU. . . (scroll down on how to win)

How to win. . . .
1.I plan to do a monthly give away, become a follower of my blog and you will instantly be entered into each drawing for one opportunity to win each give away every month!!!

2. Place a post on your blog about my give away with the link and you will be rewarded 5 entries( make sure to leave a comment you did so I know). . . but wait if you win and are both a follower and you made a post about this give away then you get the apron and a very special suprise as well!! What is it you ask, well its a suprise but I am optimistic that you will love it:)

This give away will end sunday at 10pm and I will announce the winner on Monday and resume posting daily:) here is another pic of me wearing it just to give another shot of the apron!
Ready to send out to the lucky winner!!!

43 notes:

The Brinkerhoff's said...

YAY!! SO CUTE! I hope I win

Brad and Shanell Farr said...

super cute! if i don't win i'm going to have to make one myself!

TrishAnderson said...

Ok, so I am officially a follower of your blog, although I already checked it every day. (PS. I still want to follow your private blog - if you don't mind of course). I even posted about it and put a copy of your picture in the post. I am "optimistic" that I will win!

Jen&Joe said...

2 reason on why i should win this...

1. i think it will make me cook better by wearing a cute apron

2. we were roomies!

This is so cute karla! Great job on the apron and if i don't win it.. My birthday is April 19th and i am always receiving gifts.haha

Connie said...

I found you on Alexas blog.. this is so cute! I need a new apron- how lovely (:

Connie said...

and I follow you now..

SloneFamily said...

Wow, you are really sticking to this... I am proud of you!!!!

Here is my entry and I am following, and I will put an exceprt from you on my blog!

Alexa Mae said...

I want this! it is so cute. i am so proud of you for making it. love it!!

Alexa Mae said...

oh duh...i'm a follower!!

Whitney said...

SO CUTE!!!

K & L said...

Done and DONE! Love the apron. :)

uniquelynat said...

Holy cuteness! i so totally hope i win!!!! this would be a fabulous addition to my small but cute apron collection. if i won i would be tempted to bake you something (probably a cake) while wearing the apron. wouldn't that be fun?

found you through trish. now off to post on my blog...about your giveaway. i don't really want to cause the less people that enter the lower my chances. BUT...if i do it i get more entries...so here i go!

(oh- and I'm a TOTAL follower now)

Angie said...

I did both!! Love this cute apron!! I think I should WIN cuz I don't ever own an Apron!! This is such a fun idea!!

tHe ApPeLs said...

i LOVE it!!! i follow you!

Cariann said...

So I am already a follower hehe thats funny. Anyway I will be putting a link to this on both my blogs.

tHe ApPeLs said...

posted about it!!

David and Shalynna said...

Great job on this! I always have a hard time with gathering, so I would never have made an apron with three layers of gathers, but you did awesome. It's so cute.

Amanda said...

Hey, So I have a blog but we update it like never. So I shared the link on my facebook page. Does that count? The apron is so cute! I can't wait to see what other creations you come up with.

Ty and Dani Porter said...

Posted on my blog! I love aprons, I actually collect them, and this one is so cute!

Ty and Dani Porter said...

oh ya, and i'm a follower

Heather (wife to Dave, mom to Jenna and Adam) said...

Love it and love the new direction of your blog. I totally find myself getting bogged down by all that I do each day, when really I should be loving spending time watching my kids learn and grow. Thanks!

big_smartmouth said...

become a follower...check!
do a post about the giveaway...check!

okay, now that apron WILL BE MINE!!
*fingers crossed*

Julie & Scott said...

That is soo cute! Where did you get the pattern? I really love it!I want to make one! I want Jenny to win! Can I vote?! I really love your blog...the whole idea is so fun! I can't wait to see more! It makes me want to have a blog theme!

Thayne, Brandy and kiddo's said...

SUPER cute!!! I am a follower and I am going to TRY to post a link on my blog but will comment again if I do!
Love this!

Shannon Jury said...

Alright!! I too am an official follower and did do a post on my blog for this! So fun and such a great idea! SUCH A CUTE apron as well!

Amy said...

Great idea for a blog! I became a follewer and posted on my blog. The apron is adorable!

Ginny said...

Oh. My. Goodness!!! SOOOOO cUTE! LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!! I became a follower AND posted a comment on my blog! I hope I win!!!

hyrum♥chelsea said...

posted. CHECK! following. CHECK! you are SO cute & SO talented. xoxo

Joe*Nikki said...

I'm a follower!! Pick me!!

M & S Eagar said...

Ok, so I am now an official "follower" too. What a great idea to find the good in everyday. I know I take things too seriously a lot of the time and I just need to lighten up a bit. Soooo.....thanks!

Jones Family said...

Posted on our blog & became a follower. I am a friend of a friend. Love the idea behind this blog & your sewing skills are beautiful!

CHRISTINE said...

Karla, this is too cute. The blog...and the apron.

Cheryl said...

Soooo cute!!! I really hope I win. I would do service projects in it... like baking for the poor or cleaning elderly people's homes and stuff like that. OK. I'm lying. But I would really TRY to do good things in it.

I love it.

...and I'm a follower now. forever.

britney said...

I REALLY REALLY hope I win it. I never seem to win anything. But I like what you are doing with becoming more optomistic, and hey, Im jumping on the band-wagon today. Thanks! It really does give inspiration. Ps- im following !!!

The Wilkins' said...

So cute! I'd sure love one... becoming a follower right now!

JT, Britt & Bella said...

Thanks for your sweet comment.. I too am really sad my little girl is growing up :(
This apron is sooo cute! I would totally wear it even if I wasn't cooking haha! I am following you right now! ♥- Britt

JT, Britt & Bella said...

Oh and I added this on my blog! :)

Alison said...

Eek! I love it. What a fun blog. I put a link on my blog, too. I said I was trying to be optimistic ;)

Alison said...

Oops, my email is princessalison2002@juno.com

The Cluff's said...

Very CUTE! Of course I am a follower of your blog and I will post about your wonderful new blog on my blog.

Moses Family said...

SO Cute!! Saw Ginny post this on her blog and I WANT ONE!!! :) Wish I was talented enough to make stuff that cute!!! I'm a follower, a groupie, a wannabe...whatever you call it I'm there! I hope I win!!!

Jenna Eve said...

This is the cutest thing I have ever seen. Oh please be mine.

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