Monday, February 1, 2010


We all know February is the month of LOVE.   So for all you faithful followers out there; I am going to do my first little give away.  Although modest in nature; there cards were lovingly made by moi, and I wanted to pass them onto someone out there to enjoy.

I've also enclosed one of my favorite little inspirational books entitled "Inner Simplicity", which is a message I hope to impart with my posts.  

You will also find a few other little sweet things thrown in.  How to might ask?

l.  Simply leave a post below.

2.  I would love it if you would follow me; but it is not necessary.
(Although I will enter your name twice if you do)

3.  In your post let me know what you LOVE about this month of LOVE!

4.  Mention my give away on your blog and your name will be entered yet again in the drawing.

I don't know how to do a random number generator, so the winner will be drawn the old fashioned way.



Blessings to you all,


  1. Hello Jo my friend... oooh, those little cards you made are beautiful! I would soo love to win your giveaway... ok, I am leaving my comment, I am already a follower (ever since the day I found you)... what I LOVE about the month of February is the promise of Spring it brings...and all of the beautiful things that go with it... I am also snatching one of your photos and posting your giveaway on my sidebar with a link back to you! xoxo Julie Marie

  2. Josette,
    Well, I didn't make the Friday deadline but your swap package is on its way!Should arrive on Thursday. I went to mail it and discovered I hadn't taken all the pictures and then when I went to take the pictures, I had left the camera in the car at -5 degrees for a week. Consequently it took a whole day to get the camera to work, so I hope you are not too worried about just a day or so and when you open your surprise, I hope that you will be blessed!
    I opened my box!!!!! I love everything! You did your homework girl and I am anxious to use all my great stuff!!! My hubby is so cute, he can't believe we do this kinda stuff and he is so happy that the internet is being used for something so personal and encouraging and downright FUN!!!!. Did you take the pictures of my box and will you post both boxes or just the one you sent?! Thank You for everything my dear friend. Blessings Meg

  3. Dear Grama´Soul!-)***

    What a wonderful card!SO sweet,nice and really about LOVE...
    Month February is month of Love!-)
    My dearest man have a birthday on 15 february...Hi is smart,lovely,cute and kindnest of whole world!!!-)


  4. Hello Josette,
    I love your beautiful valentine giveaway!
    I have been a follower of yours and always enjoy your blog.
    I will post your giveaway on mine.

    I love the month of February because it's all about love and the beginning of spring to come.


  5. Hi Jo, Such wonderful giveaway goodies!!!! I would LOVE to be entered and I'll be sure to spread the news on my blog too ~ blogging is so fun...we've got to spread the love!!!! hugs and love, Dawn

  6. what a lovely place you have your blog! thanks for stopping by to visit and taking time to comment. Love, all love, whether romantic, friendly, paternal/maternal or relational is the foundation of a good life! Having a little month to remember and celebrate is delightful!

  7. Hi Grama Soul..
    I would love to be entered in your give away..your cards are just beautiful.
    I'm already a follower and I will post about your giveaway on my sidebar.
    I think what I like most about February, is that a bit of gardening preparation can begin, for not onle is there Valentines Day to celebrate,spring will soon be here.For some reason, winter has been rough for me this year,and ooo,I welcome spring.
    I just finished my first giveaway this past Saturday,and I drew the names the old fashioned way as well. I had no clue how to do the random generator and it worked just fine..
    Crossing my fingers that I win those pretties..

  8. Wonderful Give~Away.... February the month of Love, gives Me Hope ~ That Love will find Me Again.....
    I will of course post about this on My blog & all this time I thought I was a follower, because I have you on my blog page ~ Oops, Now I am a True Follower~

  9. Happy February...I adore your so lovely. I am a follower xoxoxo

  10. I'm so far away and mail is never certain to arrive this side of the world. How about if I enter, and if I win, then your lovely crafted gifts could be sent to my aunt or cousin in Michigan ???? I'll be there this summer. I love little books like the one you've posted and am on a daily quest for inner simplicity. :) Have a great day! Tammy

  11. Feb is traditionally the month of love both in the western world and in the eastern (where I live, although I'm really on the equator!). I wish the feeling of being loved goes around to more people and continues to even after Feb. You have an interesting blog. Love the images you've posted.

    Yes, now I'm a follower of your lovely blog. :)

  12. I love the little note cards and your blog. I'm now a follower also. Would love to be entered. Smiles, Carol Mae

  13. Your notecards are precious. Please enter me in the giveaway. Blessings to you! LindaSonia (

  14. Wow! Your first give-away! Congrats!! Your notecards are so sweet!!!!!!

  15. Yeah, you're first Giveaway ! ! !
    I've been a Follower for a while now and enjoy your posts.
    February is the month of LOVE ! ! What's not to love.
    Have lived here in mid-MO for a number of years now, but still consider AZ home as much as anywhere. We lived in Phnx and up in the mountains at Strawberry.

  16. Hi,
    I LOVE your pretty cards and would LOVE to be the winner! The thing I LOVE most about this LOVE month is that Spring is around the corner here in the South...of course, LOVE goes on and on forever.
    I am a newbie in blogging ~ I enjoy your entries and will follow.
    Thank you,

  17. Your cards are pretty and sweet, i got here via Dawn @ THE Feathered Nest, ...and I became a follower....
    I love this month because I have a Birthday and I love the feel of Romance @ Valentine's Day..

  18. Hi there-I found you this am via Dawn @ the Feathered Nest-what a beautiful blog! I am in LOVE with the residents @ an assisted living facilty where I am their wellness nurse-having returned to nursing after 26 years away...LOVE is the only thing that REALLY matters in this world of ours!Please enter me in your giveaway-I will also follow your lovely blog-LOVE & hugs to you-

  19. Hi! Visiting from Dawn's blog. My favorite thing about this month is that my son was born on Valentines Day 18 yrs ago this year! It going to be hard to top that Valentine gift! Love your blog:)

  20. Count me in. I am a follower now also. Can't wait to read your future post.


  21. Hi, Josette: I just discovered your blog and now I will be a faithful follower. I don't have a blog of my own--perhaps I should think about it. Thank you for the giveaway.

  22. Hello Josette,
    I just discovered your blog; I love your cards, so beautiful. I signed up to follow you; come visit me.

    What do I love about February..that it reminds us to, do be kind, to follow our heart, take care of our heart, give from the heart and most important Love. It reminds us of Love in all facets. I always give Valentines; they might not be extravagant, but they are always heartfelt. Don't you love that art is in HeART!

  23. Hi Josette. I was visiting Dawn at The Feathered Nest and saw her post about your giveaway. Of course I know Dawn and she always shows us the most beautiful giveaways and when I saw the gorgeous cards you made well I knew I had to visit. I'd love to be entered in your giveaway. And I'm a new follower but after visiting your blog I would have been one even without an extra entry.

    I've been sick the past couple of days and just trying to visit blogland every now and then but I plan on posting about your giveaway as soon as possible.


    P.S. If you couldn't tell, I adore these cards! So cute!!! Please add me to your giveaway.

  24. Please add me to your giveaway, those cards are so cute, glad I found your blog. Will be a follower today. Love and Hugs Theory

  25. Thank you for this giveaway, the cards are beautiful.
    Here, down under, February is summer, sun and fun. Thinking of love used to be just me & my partner, but now, love includes our 2 kids. It is nice to be able to see how our love grow and developed and in such a wonderful way.

  26. Chère Josette,
    What a pretty name! Thank you for coming to visit my French bread blog post! How kind of you to stop by and LEAVE A COMMENT! So many passerbys don't say hello! You have a lovely blog, and yes, I agree; the internet is useful in this way so that we can be creative and especially make new friends! Have fun and thank you for coming by. Anita

  27. what a beautiful giveaway! I found you via The Feathered Nest. I also became a new follower. Please come visit me too and enter to win my giveaway. Hugs and blessings from Wisconsin.

  28. Hi there! Sweet giveaway - count me in.

    I signed up to follow...

    What I like about Feb./Val. is that it is a reason to openly display affection - and even males have to get involved...

    Cynthia K. (Beauty and Blessings)

  29. I would love to be entered in your Give Away. I love February because it's that final burst of winter just before spring begins to arrive. Also, it's a nice reminder to show your love to those you do love... sweethearts, family and friends alike!

  30. WOW!! I would love to be included in your giveaway. Your cards are beautiful! I have enjoyed my visit to your blog and glad I have found you.

  31. Oh, such beautiful cards!! I especially love the one with all the glitter highlights :) My favorite thing about this month is all the Pink everywhere! My guilty pleasure of the month is all the cute little lingerie pieces that come out (that I could never wear in a million years, but love to look at anyway!) :)

  32. Hello Josette!!
    Just found you on Dawns blog from The Featherd Nest...I love your blog and I am a follower now as well!! I would love to be entered in your giveaway...such lovely cards!
    What I love about the month of February are many things, first of all it is the month of LOVE and it is also my mothers birthday!! She will be 90 years young this year!! I will share with my mom the giveaway if I win!! Hugs and inner peace to you...Susan in Georgia

  33. I just found your blog and I checked it out. I am one of your new followers. We like the same things. Please put my name in the hat for the Love in drawing!

  34. I forgot to mention why I love Valentines Day. I think its because its one time in the whole year that people reach out to someone they love and care about and show them how much they mean to them. To tell them they love them and to celebrate that love.

  35. What a beautiful blog you have! I love February because we are in Florida and the weather is fabulous....just perfect temps to get out and enjoy the outdoors! I am a follower now. Hope you'll visit me soon, too! ♥

  36. Something about the girl in the photo reminds me of my daughter. It's beautiful.

  37. I'm following your blog on Google friend connect - Terri from NY

  38. What a wonderful giveaway! I'm lovin' those sweet little cards! This Ozarks chick always gets excited about a great giveaway. Yep, I love giveaways. I love the big old candy heart my Hubby brings in each year. We share, he eats the darks and I eat the milk chocolates. I love the funny cards he picks out. I love February because we are that much closer to spring. I love surprisin' my eight grandkiddos with special sweets.

    Ya'll have a great day filled with 'sweet' blessings!!!

  39. Ahhhhhh....Inner simplicity~what an idea to strive for! Valentine's Day comes at a time of the year when it is most welcome. In the midst of our snowy winter here in Minnesota it is most fun to celebrate the love and joy others bring to our lives!!
    Thank you for the opportunity to win your selection of gifts!!

  40. What a lovely giveaway. I would like to be entered and thrilled if I won.

    Pretty much the only thing I like about this month is that it has a day referred to as Valentines.

  41. Those are so pretty! I just added your blog to my follow list and will mention your giveaway a in my blog!
    I love the romance...I am a romantic at heart! I also love the little peeks of Spring we get in in the south, we often start seeing budding and the occasional warm breeze and blooming in February!


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