Saturday, September 22, 2012

My Very First Giveaway!

I've reached the 200 followers mark!
It's been 1.5 months since I pushed my blog out into the social blog-o-sphere, and it's grown from 5 to 200!

I want to say thanks to all of my fantastic followers by hosting my very first giveaway!!!


Helping me with my giveaway today is Dorothy, who runs her own candle shop called Calico Creations. She has such a cool array of candles! They are all handmade and are so creative!

See this? It looks like a cinnamon roll... it smells like a cinnamon roll... but it's a candle! How cool is that??!! It's a new creation and will be added to the website really soon. I just want to eat it!



And then there's candles that look and smell like different kinds of cupcakes:


Or there's cute drink-themed candles, like the popular Blue Hawaiian:

So for this giveaway, one lucky winner will get to pick a candle of their choice from Calico Creations. Don't forget to check out the list of scents... she has a lot that you can choose from!

BUT...

That's not all!

There are 4 other prizes that are being offered in this giveaway!
Here's what's up for grabs:

A $10 Target Gift Card
RaisingSteppe Sisters



A $15 Starbucks Gift Card
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Two Essie Nail Polishes*
Whitney and Nicole from Something Brought You Here
something brought you here
*Whitney and Nicole will each be giving their personal favorite nail polish color



Large Ad Space and a $5 Starbucks Gift Card
Sandra from Lara's Vintage



That's 5 prizes and 5 winners!
These ladies are so great for contributing to this giveaway.
Be sure to drop by their blogs and thank them for me!

Here's a couple things to keep in mind:
The giveaway will close at 12:01 AM EST on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012.
Entries will be validated. An invalid entry will result in the disqualification of the participant (so be sure you don't lie when you enter!)
Winners will be notified by email within 72 hours of the end of the giveaway.
Winners will have 48 hours to claim their prize before we draw a different winner.
Open to USA residents only.

Good luck to everyone!




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42 comments:

  1. Love the candle! Looks gorgeous.

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    Molly
    thecottagediaries.blogspot.co.nz
    thecottagediaries@gmail.com

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  2. Hi Ashley,
    This is Marcie from "I Gotta Try That" Thanks for stopping by and I am now following you back!

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  3. My favourite item from the store would have to be the muffin baskets! They are adorable.

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    Molly
    thecottagediaries.blogspot.co.nz
    thecottagediaries@gmail.com

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  4. I have never seen such cute candles. My favorite one is the cupcake!


    Kelly
    http://hiccupsandsunshine.blogspot.com/

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  5. whoo hoo! excited! this is me commenting :)

    morgan @ quitetheblog.com

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  6. i think the cupcakes are just adorable!

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  7. Yay!! Congrats on the followers Ashley! Your blog is super cute! Thanks for the opportunity to join the giveaway. It looks like your doing really good with it! Yay! I hope you have a great weekend lovie.

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  9. I like the Happy Birthday Vanilla cupcake candle! :) Great giveaway, thank you!

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  10. Yay Ashley :) I love the cupcake one!

    Mainlymeghan.Blogspot.Com
    Mainlymeghan@gmail.com

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  11. Chai tea cup maybe? :) Thanks for hosting this!! So many awesome prizes!

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  12. These are the cutest candles ever! I love the Blue Hawaiian that you pictured. I can't even imagine how good it smells! :)

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  13. Love the cupcake candles! So cute!

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  14. Any of the shaped candles are great!

    Thanks for stopping by Super Sunday Sync! I'm follow you now. Looking forward to reading more of your blog!
    www.dawnsdisaster.blogspot.com

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  15. Calico Candles are so cute and some are making me extremely hungry! If i win, I definitely would love the Chai Tea Cup. I'm addicted to Chai anything and everything!

    http://ghoth.blogspot.com

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  16. Stopping by from Super Sunday Sync. So glad I did!

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  17. Great Giveaway, congratulations on the followers.
    Im a new follower :)
    Kerry
    www.ohsoamelia.com

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  18. The Coke candle is SOO cute! I'm a new follower and I love your blog!! :)

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  19. Hi there! I saw you commented on my BBQ Chicken Quinoa guest post on ABpetite, so I thought I'd stop by :) I love your blog!

    XOXO
    your newest follower

    www.glamhungrymom.com

    p.s. I need those cupcake candles in my life

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  20. the cupcake candles are super cute!!

    xo

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  21. I'd choose the chai tea cup candle or grandma's cookies!

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  22. Following everyone! I want to win :) thanks for stopping by

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  23. Awesome giveaway! Those candles are seriously beautiful. I think the cafe mocha one is my favorite!

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  24. These look like some awesome items! :)
    P.S. - Your prize will be in the mail this week!

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  25. If I have to pick one, it's the Cafe Mocha candle, but that brownie sundae is prety cool.

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  26. I have my eyes on the ad space '_'

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  27. By the way, thanks for inspiring me to me to do a 50 follower giveaway!

    Your blog is fantastic.

    Mainlymeghan.Blogspot.Com

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  28. goodness!I thought the candle is a glazed chocolate donut. FAIL!haha!I'm a huge cupcake lover so that cupcake just made me really hungry..
    new follower here though the GFC blog hop!hope you can also visit my page :)

    hugs,
    Meg
    http://confettiandfireworks.blogspot.com/

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  29. awesome giveaway :) I hope to win the Starbucks card :D

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  30. Congrats on reaching over 200 followers! The Blue Hawaiian candle is so cool looking!

    Southern Glamourista

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  31. Loving the cupcakes!! Big congrats :)

    Gina
    http://ramblesbygina.blogspot.com/

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  32. I would love the cupcake candle!! I love it all, honestly! LOL. :)

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  33. Loving the banana nut bread, too cute!! :o)

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  34. The smore sounds like it would smell great!
    rebatink at gmail dot com

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  35. i think the Smell My Nuts candles are funny!

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  36. There were so many yummy looking candles! haha I would choose this candle- http://mycalicocreations.com/products-page/candle-2/brownie-sundae/

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