Monday, January 26, 2009

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED ~


YAY
!!! It's today! Bloggy Giveaways day!!!! Hurray!!!!

Welcome! This is my brand new baby blog for my brand new soon to be closed Etsy shop - Tadpoles and Twilight.

I am giving away $20 worth of merchandise from my shop - and I am tossing in free shipping in the USA -- International winners are ok - but I will ask you to pay shipping (sorry!)

The skinny -- to win - go to my Etsy shop - look around. Tell me what you like - tell me what you would order if you win (I won't hold you to it!). Also if you would be so kind - tell me what you would like to see in the shop IF I could stay open after the Feb 9th.

WHAT? You don't know what I'm talking about - please check it out HERE - February 10 a far reaching and OVERREACHING law goes into effect that will shut down all of you favorite children's crafters. In fact - if any of us have untested items in our shops after the (9th - we will be violating the law and Etsy's terms of use. So, after you have entered all you favorite giveaways - write, call and generally irritate you congress-people - so we will still be here.

I will choose a winner with a random number generator Saturday Jan 31. The winner will then have until February 6th to pick a prize (So I can have it out by the 9th!)

Thanks! And Have a great time!

99 comments:

  1. I love the sterling and sky earrings, and I'm so sorry about that stupid new law. Hopefully someone will change something soon.

    Come enter my Target GC giveaway!

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  2. I would choose the bagels, and chocolate chip cookies for my little one's play kitchen. Love your work. Thanks for your generous giveaway. cdziuba@aol.com

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  3. i love the Tri blue pendants earrings.

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  4. I like the Old Gold necklace.

    I sure hope that your things are going to be allowed after the 'rules' change. I think they are good and stupid all at once. :(

    crafttealady AT yahoo DOT com
    www.crafttealady.etsy.com
    www.xanga.com/crafttealady

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  5. I love your foods! Especially the carrots.

    My etsy time is about over, too. I sell hairbows. I will still be able to do my Scrabble tile necklaces, though.

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  6. I love the toy strap! What a great idea!

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  7. I love the toy strap! My daughter is a mess and this would help a sister out! Thank you so much for such a great giveaway! I am so sorry that the gov't is such a pain!
    llanghans@yahoo.com

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  8. The Snips and Snails is very sweet! And aarrggh to the new laws!

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  9. the Snips and Snails blankie
    con5459(at)gmail(dot)com

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  10. The Old Gold necklace is lovely. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  11. wow please enter me in for this and i so love your felt food toys thay are nice and i even like your blankies too thanks

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  12. oh I lOVE the toy strap for the bumbo how CLEVER!!!!

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  13. I'd get the old gold necklace. Very nice.

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  14. I would choose the Snips & Snails Blankie & the Penguin Blankie! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  15. I like the Snips and Snails Blankie.

    Sorry about your shop. I wrote many emails and signed a petition against this law. It's so stupid and will hurt many people if it's allowed to stand as it's now written.


    hafner611 {AT} gmail {DOT} com

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  16. I love the old gold necklace, and all the toy food. The law is not good...parents should be
    making choices and paying attention to their kids.

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  17. The jade necklace is gorgeous!

    I face the same fate with my Etsy store and other online children's business. It is so heartbreaking.

    Peace
    ~*Michelle*~

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  18. I really like those carrots!

    My daughter's would love these.

    What would I like to see after the 9th? I am not sure... for them to open their eyes and see who they are hurting!


    LilithSilvermane(at)gmail(dot)com

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  19. Your stuffed food items are all adorable, I would love to have any of them.

    However, I was not leaving a comment just for that. I would like to thank you very much for bring my attention to the CPSIA, I had not heard anything about it! Since I came across your site I've spent 12 hours reading about it and, may I saw, my jaw is on the floor. The implications of this law are far reaching. My husband is an avid comic book collector, he also does shows where he sells collectible & vintage comics and comic related items. Sounds like this law just put him out of business.

    Thank you again for the information,
    Michelle

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  20. I love teh toy strap for the infant seat - great idea!
    millkara [at] gmail.com

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  21. I like your Snips and Snails blankie. Looks like a great size! Good luck with the Etsy shop closing-I hope you have another hobby lined up to take it's place. :)

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  22. I'd choose the Far Out Flames Blankie.
    As a consumer, I'm irritated by the law going into effect. I've signed an online petition to have it refined.
    -Terra H.
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  23. I love the toy strap! I could really use one of those right now since my daughter wants me to pick up her toys every time she drops them while I am blogging ( LOL)I also really like the far out flame blanket!

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  24. I love the Jade and Faux Amber Set. I hope that the lawmakers can see the light and fix the law so that our Etsy stores can stay in business.

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  25. I love the felt food! The bagels are my fav.

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  26. all of the felt food. but especially, bagels. my 2 year old loves bagels.

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  27. I like the toy strap and all the cute food items.

    And can I just say how incredibly ridiculous it is that this law was even conjured up, LET ALONE passed?! I can't believe it. Actually I can believe it, which makes it even worse...Grr!

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  28. I love the Old Gold Necklace, it's really beautiful. I'd love to see more necklaces, they are my addiction just like some peoples shoe addiction lol

    I've petitioned that law on two different petitions and written out letters in the last couple of weeks. I really hope they listen to us.

    I don't run an etsy shop or sell any items that I make, but this law will affect consumers too. unless you can shell out thousands for handmade items or give in and only purchase mass produced items from big corporations. That law really stinks.

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  29. Jade and faux amber set is beautiful!I would like to see more sets! monk5@charter.net

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  30. First of all, I am very sorry about this law that is going into effect, we are losing alot of talented artists from this :(

    Your website is adorable, I would choose the food items for my daughter's American Girl tea parties we have together.

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  31. I would order earrings like the Carnelian and Hematite earrings. I'd like to see more handmade baby items! Good luck and thank you! KMC3050@gmail.com

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  32. I love your Old Gold necklace! So pretty!

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  33. snips and snails blankie. I wish you could stay open and do more of bags, small totes may be.thanks
    herry123_us@live.com

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  34. THank you for the great giveaway.
    I would love to win. I like the pretty little flower earrings.
    Thank you
    tatertot374@sbcglobal.net

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  35. Probably the penguin blankie. I love penguins!!

    Thanks
    April
    guy015(at)gmail(dot)com

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  36. Love the Old Gold necklace.

    I'm hoping some changes are made before that law is put in place. I've written letters, etc.

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  37. The blue moon earrings are really cute.

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  38. your earrings are beautiful and your felt food is adorable! Sooo cute. I would definatly buy felt food!

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  39. I love the Tri blue pendants earrings. rebecca6026@gmail.com

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  40. I LOVE and would probably order the Old Gold necklace. If you were staying open, I'd suggest you add more jewelry; it's all pretty :-D

    greenyak [at] yahoo [dot] com

    (visit my Nursery Rhyme Prints giveaway!)

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  41. The old gold necklace is just beautiful.

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  42. I think the baby carrots are adorable!
    Thanks!
    ericbrooks75(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  43. i want the jade and faux amber set... lovely!

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  44. Beautiful jewelery - hope they don't pass those laws of stupidity but I think we'd better get used to stupid laws!
    I would buy lots of the earrings for me and my sil...thanks for the chance to win!

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  45. The old gold necklace is beautiful, but can I say how much I love the ravioli? What a cute idea. Thanks for sharing!
    baron4ml at yahoo.com

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  46. I love the silvery spangles earrings and all the play food. My kids would love those. I would like to see you stay open. Also maybe some more blankies and some totes would be nice. Thanks for the giveaway!


    hottmomma_03(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  47. The tri blue pendants earrings. Thanks for the giveaway!!

    dlfrx(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

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  48. This whole situation is making me so mad! What can I do? It's so sad and dumb. I love the toy food, especially the carrots!

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  49. I would love to get some felt food for my daughter- especially the ravioli and some cookies. I would love to see even more unique felt foods if you were to stay open! CPSIA sucks...

    kayceewilliams at gmail dot com

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  50. love the carrots and the other food!

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  51. love the old gold necklace! Thanks so much for the giveaway!

    chantellesabino at mac dot com

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  52. I like the jade/amber set. I hope something changes so you can stay open!

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  53. definitely the Old Gold necklace. I hope to see more variety because I seriously love this shop! :)

    dreamzz12{at}aol{dot}com

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  54. I love the old gold necklace. I think I would like to see more necklaces.

    imchristiedammit[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  55. the blankies are so cute... love the snips ans snails pattern

    dinnertimechimes.etsy.com

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  56. I love the Old Gold necklace, and if you can stay open I would love to see more necklaces. The couple you have are really pretty. Sorry to hear about the new laws though! Ugh.

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  57. I love the "tri blue pendants" earrings...they are so pretty! Did the law definitely pass? Cuz if it did...that sucks! sbcashortie (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  58. I like the toy strap for the Bumbo seat

    Thanks for offering it!

    princesslimey (at) gmail (dot) com

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  59. Assorted Sugar cookies is cute but the heart would be even cuter with pink 'frosting'

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  60. I would use it for two Snips and Snails blankies if you still had them! They are adorable!
    jinglesells at gmail dot com

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  61. I'd buy some of the felt food for my kiddos to play with.
    I hope that law gets revised.

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  62. I like the Silvery Spangles. Very pretty. jendrost @ att.net

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  63. I'm sorry that your shop will have to close!
    I LOVE the Old Gold Necklace! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  64. I...ummm, I mean my 3-yr-old...would love any of the felt food! :)

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  65. Love the assorted sugar cookies.

    =) melanie
    http://melaniescrafts.blogspot.com
    melanieadey at hotmail dot com

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  66. I love the Old Gold necklace. That is beautiful. :) I sure hope you can find a way to stay open. :(

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  67. lots of cute earrings!!! I like sterling and sky!

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  68. lots of cute stuff but i am partial to the old gold thanks for the giveaway

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  69. I really like the snips and snails blankie, so cute!! Thanks

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  70. My favs are definitely the earrings: She Sells Seashells and Blue Moon

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  71. I just :heart: the Infant Toy Strap in the Cow Print.

    What a shame to close shop, over some no-nonsense law that is going on. I have signed & voiced my opinion.
    Mary2win(at)verizon(dot)net

    Mary S.

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  72. The Penguin blankie is really cute and my son would love it!

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  73. I like the penguin blankie! =) so cute! I would love to win this, thanks!

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  74. I'd like to get the Blue Moons earrings, so very pretty. Thank you kindly! skyxsky27(at)gmail.com

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  75. I like a lot of the earrings especially the pretty little flower ones...In regard to that law...I would stay with the jewelry or make the blankets a little bigger and offer them for children over 12...make sure you list it that way...this is how manufacturers got away with not putting flameretardant on pj's...they listed the items as not meant for sleeping and then if the people choose to sleep in them that was their responsibility......thank you for participating in the giveaway...Carol Jo
    cvdmvega@yahoo.com

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  76. I like the jewelery more than the other items in your shop, probably because the kid isn't that young anymore.
    If I won, I'd buy the She sells Seashells earrings
    mitanari[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  77. Assorted Sugar cookies are my fav! This CPSIA stuff is a disaster! Is there anyway you could still sell the felt food, etc as decorations?

    Make blankets slightly bigger and market them as lounge blankets.

    mommyhoodisthankless{AT}gmail.com

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  78. I love the Hearts and Flowers earrings,very pretty
    matternu@aol.com

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  79. Love the Assorted Sugar cookies

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  80. That's just dumb, that law!

    Okay, so what I like:

    The Old Gold necklace, thanks for the giveaway!

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  81. I would DEFINETLY be getting some of your felt food for my kiddos. They would LOVE this!!

    Elizabeth
    thesmithclan at stny.rr dot com

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  82. I would definitely order some felt cookies and other foods. I would love to see more felt food items in your store! Cupcakes and donuts are always fun. I also have been looking for dim sum food items that are affordable.

    3janbabies[at]gmail[dot]com

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  83. i like the hearts and flowers earrings

    ebienic(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  84. I would choose the penguin and snips N snails blankies for my new grandson that will be born in May! Thanks for the generous offer, and I SO hope things get taken care of so you and other SAHM can make a living-it is so unfair!

    micaela6955 at msn dot com

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  85. Far Out Flames Blankie & Penguin blankie :) so cute!

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  86. I like your old gold necklace. Your earrings are nice too but I can't wear pierced earrings anymore. How about making clip-ons?

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  87. I'm closing my shop too on etsy! Ugh! I finally started to make a profit! I like your toy strap. That would be so helpful.
    Thanks,
    Davina
    www.toddlertailoring.etsy.com
    davina.perret@gmail.com

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  88. I am torn between your stuffed food and some of your amazing necklaces (the old gold one, swoon!). I hope I win so I have to make a choice. Oh, and I hope something is done about that law. It's just wrong, on so many levels.

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  89. i love the penguin blankie! thanks and good luck to you.

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  90. I would choose the rose earrings, pretty little flower earrings, and ... not sure what else. :-) Your doll food is SO CUTE! I would choose that if my daughter was old enough to appreciate it. :-) Thanks for the giveaway and I hope you don't have to close your shop!

    ladyufshalott at yahoo.com

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  91. I love love love your felt carrots!! I would get those and some other felt food for my son to "cook" with.

    karla at endikos dot com

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  92. The tri blue pendent earrings is what I love, they are so pretty and i love the color, Thanks, Godesseablu@msn.com

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  93. I love the Old Gold necklace, it is stunning. I am so sorry about this law...I definitely will be looking into this. I am really sorry.

    kalea_kane(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  94. Your prices are so reasonable! I would 'buy' the Jade and Faux Amber set! Thanks!

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  95. I would choose the Blue Moon earrings as a surprise for my wife.

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