Monday, March 10, 2014
Ten years ago this week, my husband and I began to officially date. It's kind of a wonky story- one that perhaps I'll tell you one day. But not today.
In honor of that momentous occasion that was truly the very beginning of Everything and Nothing from Essex- I would like to declare this week "Share The Love" week.
And by "Share The Love" I mean that I will be sharing with you some wonderful people that share online space with me that I think that you should know about. I love, love, love when you like one of my posts enough to share- so this week it's my turn.
Today I will share 3 awesome Etsy shops that you definitely need to know about (and these 3 shops are graciously offering some pretty cool giveaway items).
Wednesday I will share my favorite Down syndrome blogs/posts. (This is a tough one because once you read these other blogs, most likely you will never ever come back here!)
And Friday I will share how much I weigh post baby. Totally kidding. We are definitely not doing that one. NOT. I'm not sure yet what Friday's "Share The Love" will be- but I will figure it out by Friday. Promise.
So back to today. I am not being paid to tell you about these shops, and these are completely my own opinions. Just wanted to share the love of these shops with you- and they in return are sharing the love with YOU by giving away 9 items.
The first Etsy shop is one that is near and dear to my heart. This Etsy shops made SoftSpits burp clothes for all three of my kids- long before it was an Etsy shop. Out of ALL the burp clothes I have used as a mother of 3 young children (trust me this is a LOT)- I have never found any to compare to SoftSpits.
SoftSpits rested underneath Addison's g-tube when we were struggling with some leaking and "coming back up" issues.
SoftSpits saved the day with Carter- the worst spitter/vomiter of all time.
And SoftSpits have swooped in once again with Eli's little spit ups.
Made of soft flannel in super fun patterns, these burp clothes (made by Gwandma...as Carter calls her) get the job done. Also, every time I have taken these burp clothes to a baby shower they have stolen the show. Every.Single.Time. (note: the pricing on her etsy page includes shipping)
These are the 3 sets of burp clothes that SoftSpits is sharing the love with 3 of you today:
The second Etsy shop is extremely interesting to me me because as a busy mom to 3- oftentimes my Pinterest wants far exceed my Pinterest crafting skills. This Etsy shop does it for me- making all kinds of custom party cuteness.
Cadabra Crafts is full of crafting gems that will add the gasp factor to any party. (You know the one the "WOW you are so creative!" gasp) Shhhhh. We won't tell that you had help....too loudly. (-:
Here are the 3 items Cadabra Crafts is giving away:
The third Etsy shop has me pretty excited because Addison has super thin hair. Since this is a common trait of little girls with Down syndrome, I was THRILLED to see a friend (fellow Ds mom) open this shop with specialty clips designed to stay in extremely thin hair- like Addison's.
Adorable patterns along with the extreme functionality of these barrettes has me counting down the days until Addison's Jude &Fi hair clips arrive in the mail.
Keep in mind that even if you do not have a child that could use one of these items- all of these would make fantastic gifts. Birthday gifts, baby shower gifts, Happy Thursday gifts- you could make a friend or relative extremely happy by sharing the love!
Go check out these shops links (Their links are included in their descriptions) and let me know which item(s) you have your eye on to win.
So how do you enter the giveaway to win one of these 9 items?
1. One entry for sharing this giveaway (can be done once a day for the length of the giveaway)
2. One entry for sharing these Etsy shops online (can be done once a day for the length of the giveaway)
3. Four entries for every purchase made from one of these shops.
4. One entry for commenting
Lots of opportunity to enter- all based on sharing the love with these new Etsy shops. All entries are logged in The Giveaway Rafflecopter (below). This giveaway will close 3/17/2014 Next Tuesday I it will randomly generate 9 winners.
Leave a comment saying which item from each shop you hope to win and which gender you're shopping for! This will help me make sure I line up the winners with the shop item that you can most use.
Thanks for jumping in with the fun...and HAPPY Share The Love Week!!!!
p.s. along those lines- if you have an Etsy shop or product you would like us all to know about- feel free to share it in the comments as well!a Rafflecopter giveaway
Like peanut butter on the fingers of a curious toddler, this post is begging to be shared.
Posted by Deanna at 11:11 AM