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stella simon

What a wonderful giveaway filled with amazing gifts! I would feel
grateful to win! Thanks for the opportunity!


What a beautiful bounty of generosity!!! Would have LOVED to been there! Thank you for offering a chance to win this exciting wealth of goodies! So kind :)

Carol Schwaerzler

Would love this!! Fingers crossed! :)

Shirley Millard

Pick me! Pick me! I thank you for the chance to win your crafty give aways! Pick me!

Theresa Allen

A lovely give-a-way! Thanks for the chance to win.

Becky Dutton

Oh...juicy gift bag. Hurrahs to the lucky winner. Maybe me.

Kari Hoffman

Wow- looks a very fun weekend and such an awesome swag sack!! Love to be your winner :)

Thanks for the chance to be inspired too.

Lynn O'Keefe

Makes me wish i was there. Lovely crafts, all!

Donna Stachulski

what a great give away, I was on Mary's site and she praised the giveaway and the weekend of crafting, love to win it for our school.

Laurie Fowler

Love the pictures and creative inspiration! :)

Kathy Duarte

That looks like a wonderful gift bag! How fun!

Vicki K

Now that is a treasure trove!!

Lynn D

What an awesome giveaway. Thanks, ME for sharing about your weekend and this gift. I would love to get crafty.

Emily Dimov-Gottshall

What a wonderful time! I found your site via Mary Engelbreit on facebook. This looks like a lot of fun!

Terry Frias

Your retreat sounded lovely! But how can it not with all those talented ladies involved!


So many possibilities! A bag of dreams.


Wonderful goodies! (but don't enter me in the giveaway - I'm from Canada)

Melissa Scott

Fantabulous goodies inspire me to create something fun!


What a lovely give-away! I would adore to win so I could pretend I was there with you all!


Beautiful bags full of awesomeness! Thanks for sharing.

Adelaide Hanna

It should be against the law to be that creative. I envy you your talent!

Judy Foreman

When we moved I left my craft supplies in a storage unit 12 years ago. Oh how I miss them. Your adorable handmade gift bag is lovely. Thank you for sharing your creativity as it inspires us all.

Vicki Hosman

What a wonderful prize. Your get together sounds like the perfect way to spend time with friends, old and new.

Denise Shepherd

Thank you so much for the awesome giveaway! I bet it was so much fun and inspirational to be around so many talented crafters!

jan Shafer

What a lovely, special giveaway . First visit to your blog, but it won't be my last.


WOW!!! What a generous give away! Just one item would be a treasure. There isn't an item included that I wouldn't buy myself. Thank you for the chance to throw my name into the basket.

patti callaway

Mary told us about your LOVELY giveaway!!! How fun your get-together must have been! All that creativity in one room! Oh, how I would love to win this most wonderful treasure of gifts
! Thank you for having this giveaway!!

Debbie Nelson

To spend time crafting with Mary would be dreamy! To be recommended by Mary, dreamy for you! To receive a goodies bag? Dreamiest! Thank you for the Giveaway!


Better than an Oscar awards gift bag! Thanks for the chance to win one!


How amazing to have all that talent in one moment of time! How blessed to have the experience.

Denise Watson

What an precious bag full of fun goodies!! How sweet of you to share!!


This is so special. Thank you for the chance to win this beautiful bag and all the fun-filled items for the "ever creative" out there.


Wow--hope I am so lucky! :)


I'd love to win such a lovely bag holding fun goodies!


Such a juicy gift bag! Thanks for the opportunity to throw my hat in the ring.

Debbie Hillis

Beautiful bag with lots of great stuff inside! Thanks for the opportunity!


I'd love to win it! Please add my entry. Thanks a lot! You are great!

Bonnie J. Carlson

Love, Love, L*O*V*E all the goodies in this bag. Today is my 36th Anniversary ~ I hope to win! Thanks for the chance.

Maria Shiyou

Oh my gosh!!! Totally awesome giveaway! Couldn't get ant better!

Peggie B

Tomorrow I'll be 67! It's gone by so fast..This would be such a lovely present

Charlotte J

A lovely gift!

Peggy Berryman

The getaway looked like do much fun! I would love to win the giveaway!

Judy Becklean

Beautiful gifts! I would love the chance to win. Thank you so much for sharing your weekend and gifts!


Sooo lovely! Thank you for including me in your drawing!

Jennifer Klein

Looks amazing. Would love to win this.

Denise C. Fischer

Wow! What a delightful gift bag...and your blog is fabulous! Love the photos and writing...lots of inspiration! Thank you for sharing. :-)


Wow! What a great gift! I imagine it was so exciting to be coming to your event, and then to have all those fun things to play with! Thanks for sharing!!

elizabeth Normandin

Would LOve To win those goodies! Thanks for sharing!


Such pretty items in this giveaway! Pick me please! I would send the thread to my mom and share some of the other goodies in the bag.

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