A Do-Over, Oh How I Love A Do-Over...and Giveaways!

***********We Have A Winner!!!*************

So...it's been awhile.

Wow, glad to get that one off my chest. Took the bedsheet off this thing and saw how dusty it was...not a pretty sight.

Wondering where this thing might take me this time...trying to find the right fit...who's knows if this one will stick...could look alot different tomorrow.

Been a tough year, could be tougher next year, could be sweeter...but either or, I'm still so thankful for my Savior and His steadfast mercy and grace.

So...I was talking with Kaitlin earlier this evening and we were discussing "love languages". You know, what's your love language? How do you receive/give love? Are you a "words of affirmation" type of gal? Physical touch your thing? How about gifts? And then there's quality time...Now I know that some people swear by them, and others think it's all a bunch of hooey...but we took the test anyway and it turns out that Kaitlin and I share the same love language...gifts.

Big surprise. We're all about the presents, baby.

We love to show love by giving gifts and apparently the only thing that can prick our prickly hearts is a big ol' box of something. Doesn't really matter what's in the box...just that there's a box/gift bag/envelope/canister/plastic shopping bag with our name on it.

And actually it's kind of embarassing...this is how I feel loved? If you bring me a bag of pretzel M&M's I'm yours forever? Heaven help me if Mark bought me a new car...

But the other gifts just don't do it for me. If I want to hear words of affirmation I'll go back to Weight Watchers. And physical touch around our place ranges from wrestling over a bag of Oreos (I won the last round...maybe I should go back to Weight Watchers) to getting fist-bumped by Hayden because I bought him some strings for his ukulele.

So I guess I'll stick to my love language of gifts... receiving and giving... which is why I'm kicking the end of 2010 off with a giveaway!

So, here's the giveaway...

(1) $25 Itunes card
(sheesh...I am the worst photographer in the world!)

here's what you need to do...just leave a comment to the question below (just one comment per person please, and if you leave a potty mouth comment a.k.a. something inappropirate, it'll get deleted) and when time is up, a random number will be drawn.

and here's the question...

What was your favorite gift you GAVE this Christmas?
(thought I was gonna ask you what your love language is,
didn't ya? Ha!)
So get those comments in...the giveaway ends at 11:00 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, December 29, 2010.
And so I leave you with the immortal words of Detective Kojak himself...

"who loves ya baby?"


Jenn said...

So I know I'm not in the running, being as I'm very far away, but I do want to play!

Favorite gift I gave this Christmas -- I went to the equivalent of the dollar store here and bought twenty gifts, wrapped them, and gave them to East Asian friends at our huge Christmas party where we got to share the Good News!

Also, you'll be happy to know that I used the Advent Candles your family gave me to share. :)

Anonymous said...

a taser

Lynn Stevens said...

Hey Deb, I would have to say the gift of time/listening to the grandkids sharing with me all they got & putting together the Barbie Cruise Ship with Casey.

martha stewart impersonator said...

After thoughtful pondering on this question, I would have to say the fav gift I gave was homemade gifts to my family,friends,dr.office,post office, bank,hairdresser & car doctor(LOL).
I love homemade gifts and it is and always should be the "thought" that counts.I made homemade breads,jellys and candy for days but it really puts me in the Christmas spirit.I take my fav kids popcorn tins which for years has meant alot to me. They probably think I'm silly but when I hand it to them and see the smiles it warms my heart.However, I think the best gift I gave away was the time I spent in Nashville with Cason & Missy & Donald & Clayton.I told Santa all I wanted for Christmas was our expenses covered so we(Clayton & I ) could spend Christmas in Nashville with the kids..and the best grandson evaHHHHHHHHHHHH...Seeing him open his Christmas gifts and the time I got to keep him the week before Christmas was priceless..Well worth the sacrifice.I love being a YaYa...God is Great!!!
Praise God for baby naps LOL :)

martha stewart impersonator said...

Get out of here...:0
U r kiddin me...wait till I tell Missy...Thanks Kaitlin & Debbie....
See ya sunday. Thought I was goin to church tonight but decided to stay here with Clayton since he wasn't goin there with me, again.....:(
This IS going to be a good year..but I must say it's had to beat the year my granson was born :) u bet!!!
Thanks again girls.......WooooooHoooo

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