Monday, May 6, 2013

Giveaway Day!!! well its more like a week.......come join me!

GIVEAWAY IS OVER!!!
Beth is the lucky winner!
Check your email Beth!

Thanks to everyone who participated. It was a great week!





One of my favorite blogs to check out is Sew, Mama, Sew!. It has lots of how to's and ideas. This year they are celebrating their 10th Giveaway Day. This is a day- well it started as a day and is now a week- where bloggers link up to give things away! Who doesn't like that?

Your job?

Follow this LINK and enter as many giveaways as you want (they are separated by type). I will be giving away one of my zippered box-pouch bags. This is a great way for people to see my blog as well as many others. And just maybe you will find a new favorite....to look at after you join me of course!

Here are the dates you need to know!!

May 6- bloggers will start adding their link-ups for their blogs and giveaways

May 10, 5 pm PST- giveaways close

May 12- winners will be announced

May 15- items will be shipped


So I am sure you are wondering how you can enter to win here? 
Easy peasy! Just leave a comment below letting me know what your Memorial Day plans are- and if you are out of country (which I will gladly ship to) let me know of any fun plans you have coming up! I will be using Random.org to choose my winner and will be emailing them once the giveaway closes. Please be sure that I have an email address for you if you are an anonymous commenter! 


My bag giveaway is for this zippered box-pouch bag. Perfect for keeping sewing supplies or even toiletries for your next trip. It is fully lined and has a zipper pull from the lovely Jennie over at Zipit! She has the best zippers ever! The fabric used is by Amy Butler and is Dehli Blooms in Grass from her Soul Blossoms line. 
The bag measurements are 9x4x6. It was made in a smoke-free, pet-free home. 



158 comments:

  1. I think we will have a cookout at home. I'm in the US.

    melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

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  2. My plans are to spend the day with my husband, hopefully doing as little as possible!

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  3. I'm hoping for a nice, relaxing weekend with as little "planned" as possible! :)

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  4. Absolutely nothing planned for memorial day! I hope to relax :)

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  5. I am making plans for house projects on Memorial day weekend, my in-laws have offered to come down and help out, so I'm hoping to get lots done!

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  6. no firm plans, probably gardening (finally!) and some food, fire, and friends! love your pouch.

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  7. I'm hoping for a quiet weekend at home.

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  8. My husband works a lot so we're just looking forward to hopefully some nice weather so we can spend time outside together!

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  9. I will be up at a friend's cabin relaxing!

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  10. We're headed to Maui this summer... definitely looking forward to that! footprint13@gmail.com

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  11. I'm in England so we don't have memorial day but today is a bank holiday for us which I have mainly spent in the garden!
    Thanks for a great giveaway!

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  12. No plans whatsoever....this is a good thing :)

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  13. Hitting up as many garage sales as I can find!

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  14. Well be home...but family are coming to visit. I should go to some sales. =)

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  15. Family is coming for my daughter's first birthday!

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  16. No plans here, maybe headed to the cottage.

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  17. Memorial day plans - barbecue with friends and family.
    Thx for the chance to win!
    db - ilvtoys(at)aol(dot)com

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  18. Babysitting the family dogs while my daughter and family visit friends! I get to sew all weekend and just keep the dogs company!

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  19. My best friend's daughter is getting married and my daughter is a bride's maid. It's going to be a great weekend!

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  20. I'm going to be building a deck soon. Then relaxing on it ALLLL summer.
    mcintoshsusan@hotmail dot com

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  21. We'll be celebrating my grandfather's 90th birthday.

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  22. I don't have any plans just yet. My daughter is leaving for an International trip, so we may be packing :-)

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  23. We are planning on visiting friends! We finally live close enough to see them and are thrilled since it's been about eight years since we were close enough before.

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  24. My college kid is coming home for a few days, so I'm super excited about that. Haven't got to see him nearly enough as graduation approaches.

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  25. We will go visit granny and BBQ. She loves to BBQ in the summer.

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  26. We will be attending a cook out at my sister-in-law's house. Her husband recently got a new grill and want to try it out. I would love to have your zippered box-pouch bag. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  27. We always go up to the mountains and get our cabin ready for the summer. What a generous giveaway. Thank you for participating in the Giveaway Day.

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  28. We are going motorcycle riding

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  29. My sister-in-law is coming to visit with my SUPER ADORABLE 8-month-old niece. I am so excited!

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  30. No plans up here, just hanging with the kids and husband. I am up in Canada. I have been wanting to use a box bag like this for my knitting.

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  31. For the first year in quite a while we are not traveling anywhere. looking forward to some good old family time! Thanks for the giveaway! Amy @ gasudimack(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

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  32. Memorial Day means a cookout with family and friends and the first day the pool is opened. Thanks for the chance to win the lovely pouch.

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  33. We don't usually do anything special for Memorial Day, I am looking forward to my 30th birthday next month though!

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  34. Memorial Day is my 1-year anniversary of getting married last year! :D

    abigail (dot) lee {at] gmail {dot} com

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  35. I haven't thought as far ahead as Memorial Day! Knowing my family though, it will be spent at an amusement park or waterpark. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  36. We are taking our first vacation with our 12 week old. We are renting a cabin for a long weekend in Salida, CO!
    Thank you for the chance to win!
    Suzanne dot Jourdan at gmail dot com

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  37. Hi there! I am in the united states. Currently I don't have plans for memorial day. because of snow days school has been extended 6 days and will now be in session after the holiday so our plans changed.

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  38. We will be hosting a UFC party, and I'm hoping to get in a little bit of sewing.

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  39. Memorial Day... bbq, family fun and blogging! :)

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  40. Cook out and eat eat eat. thanks

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  41. We don't really have any plans, but I'm hoping my husband will use his day off to do some tiling. :)
    peachstateme (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  42. I'll be packing up for a move to my new apartment! :)

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  43. We are staying home for memorial day... and I'm hoping I will be able to get some sewing time!

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  44. No plans this year - hoping for a quiet weekend!

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  45. what a beautiful bag! no plans - just hanging out at home with the family. :)

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  46. I'll probably be laying low this Memorial Day Weekend. Maybe hit up the pool or something. Whatever it is, it will most definitely involve 'relaxing'!

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  47. We have a fantastic Folklife Festival here in Seattle and I will go there one of the days. the music is great and being able to try foods from different cultures is a treat. I have a new grand daughter so I'm hopeful to spend time with her and her parents.

    And of course, in between events, I will sew!

    thank you for the chance to win ;-)

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  48. My plans are working at an amusement park.

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  49. Relaxing at the house with my family. My darling daughter will be home from college!

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  50. No big plans, just bbqing in the back yard and oohing and aahing over my new niece who will be here on the 21st :)

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  51. This bag looks wonderful, thanks!! We will be going to a hot air balloon festival.

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  52. No plans yet- we'll probably get together with friends for a BBQ!
    colorvibrant[at]gmail[dot]com

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  53. I will be going to my parents lake house.

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  54. I think I might go out of town to visit an old friend.

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  55. My husband will be just getting home from deployment so we plan on spending lots of family time together!

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  56. I'm going to a wedding, and spending time with family and friends back home :)

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  57. Nothing special planned unless you say 'sewing' is special - which it is but I do love catching up with my WiP's!!!! FAB box bag - fingers crossed!!

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  58. I'm meeting a friend on our holiday on thursday to teach her to knit (the blind leading the blind!) Thanks

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  59. well we don't have Memorial Day here - is training for a tournament fun? well that's what I will be doing the next few weeks ... Else I would like to enjoy the sun - which makes itself rare at the moment.

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  60. Relaxing! Thanks for the chance.

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  61. What a gorgeous bag. Box bags is a challenge for me, so to see one this lovely is great. I can rock a tote though - hahaha.

    No Memorial Day in South Africa, but Mother's Day is on Sunday, so we are hitting up some food markets this weekends to get some great grub for the feast.

    Thank you for the giveaway and the chance to win.

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  62. Memorial Day weekend is my wedding anniversary, so hopefully I'll be doing something with my husband! Thanks for the cute giveaway and the chance to win!

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  63. This is a lovely bag. I live in the US And right now we don't have any plans other than to bbq if its not raining. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  64. This bag is adorable! It looks like it would hold plenty and the shape is awesome!
    We will stay home and barbecue with family- I live in the US!
    Thanks for the opportunity(;

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  65. My brother-in-law is graduating from high school and he and my dad are both having a birthday. Thanks for hosting!

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  66. No Memorial Day plans that I know of yet - life's been too hectic to think that far ahead! - but we'll probably go to a BBQ at my boyfriend's parents' house. Thanks for the chance to win!

    Stephmabry-at-yahoo(dot)com

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  67. I will be moving that weekend as I just got a new job!

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  68. I'm in Finland so I have no idea what Memorial Day is. So it's a regular day for me.

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  69. Will be cooking out and spending it with grand kids. Love your little bag!

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  70. Hello from Minnesota! Our winter was long this year and we have a bunch of landscape planting to do at my parent's lake cabin (they are restoring the shoreline with native plants) so that's scheduled for Memorial Day weekend. I'm sure there will be some iced tea drinking too.

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  71. Great bag! We usually open up the pool and fire up the grill!!

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  72. We usually spend the day at home maybe cooking out.

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  73. I think I'll be headed about five hours north of here where we have two cabins we need to "open" for the rental season ... lots of work, but it pays the mortgages on them for the year! :)

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  74. I'd be gifting one of my daughters this bag; when she came to visit last, her makeup bag was so crowded she couldn't zip it closed....this size will work perfectly for her!

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  75. I think we'll be packing a picnic and heading to the lake.

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  76. My baby brother will be home from college so I plan to spend time with him!

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  77. I plan on camping, one way or another....even if it's in the backyard!

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  78. Biking to the park for a picnic with my kids.

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  79. I'm in New Zealand ... it's Mother's Day next weekend so we'll be doing something to celebrate

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  80. How can I say no to Amy Butler?? We will be with family. Probably eating too much :) Thanks for the chance!

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  81. No big plans though I have several projects I need to finish working on.

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  82. We'll be having a family picnic!

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  83. No plans yet, but I'm sure something will come up! Lovely bag-

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  84. We're debating whether to return to a music & dance camp we love to attend that weekend. But money's tight this year, making the choice tougher than usual. Thanks for the chance!

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  85. this bag is lovely! and I agree, Zipit is the best place to get zippers. memorial day? oh my, I have no idea what I am doing that far away :)

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  86. We celebrate Victoria Day by opening up our cottage for the season.

    mcclellans(at)sympatico(dot)ca

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  87. watching the Indy 500. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  88. We will most likely be spending the day at the beach and a bbq with friends. Sounds like a fabulous day!

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  89. I want to take my family to see a waterfall this weekend, and maybe for a small hike.

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  90. Mothers day is coming up in Australia and my lil man (he's 6) tells me I am to "sit down and relax" .. infact he's been telling me this all week! :)

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  91. I was going to go up to Northern CA, thats been cancelled, now I am not sure of my plans.. got to get something exciting going!

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  92. WE usually have a cookout with thee family, and theen spend spme time gettting yard work done.

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  93. We plan on taking a day trip to either an amusement park or a national park. Haven't decided which one yet. :) Thanks for participating!

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  94. I have a wedding to go to during the weekend, so it will be great fun. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  95. One of the days I'll be helping a friend move but playing in the yard with the kids will take up the rest of the weekend. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  96. id love to tote this bag around with my hand sewing pieces inside. thank you for you chance! we plan to finish up our garden by no later than Memorial day...so...that is probably what we will be doing! yard work. yay!

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  97. We always have a cookout and go to our small town parade!

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  98. I usally spend memorial day at the lake with my family----but I may have a bridal shower to attend that weekend also

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  99. Not a thing! Can't wait to just relax for a bit.

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  100. Not sure yet what we are doing. Since I am off work, I definitely plan on taking advantage of that time and getting some sewing in. Great giveaway. Thank you!
    mugirl113 at gmail dot com

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  101. there is an food and wine expo that weekend and I plan on attending that!

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  102. Our high school graduation is always the Saturday before Memorial Day... my DH is a teacher and coach so we go to lots of open houses on Saturday and Sunday. Then we spend Monday with family.

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  103. Hi, thank you for a lovely giveaway.
    I am hoping to visit my boyfriend in Paris soon.

    deb_oro@yahoo.gr

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  104. Lovely bag! We'll be getting ready for the last day of school that weekend, but may fit in a quick trip to my MIL's lake house.

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  105. Your bag is so beautiful. We have no plans for Memorial Day. However, we're going to Europe in June!!!!

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  106. Love your bag! Our 41st wedding anniversary is during the Memorial Day weekend. We'll probably go out to a nice dinner. I'm not sure what we'll do on Memorial Day. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  107. We will be having a cook out with friends!

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  108. my niece is graduating from high school so we will be traveling to Mississippi for that. Hoping we will be able to stop at a beach while we are there.

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  109. I am going up to spend some time with my family on Memorial DAy. :)

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  110. weekend of cookouts with the family, and the guys will be watching the race

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  111. I plan to have a buffet lunch with my mother.

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  112. We are planning on attacking the clutter in this house.. getting it to look nice!

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  113. No plans yet - probably just quilting.

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  114. It's my daughter's birthday weekend, so we will have a party. Otherwise, just having fun outside

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  115. I. Am moving from NY to GA that weekend, so a lot of unpacking will be going on. . . Lol!

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  116. Plan on having a cookout and stuffing my face with watermelon!!! atabanana29(at)gmail(dot)com

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  117. No particular plans, but maybe a cook-out? Thanks! wonderlandbyalyce at gmail dot com

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  118. I live in Australia so no plans as such, though we're having a lovely family get together on Sunday for Mother's Day. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  119. thanks for the offer. I too am an Aussie and we celebrate Australia day on 26th January.

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  120. Hopefully our Memorial day plans will include time with family and lots of good food! Mary B
    atouchofheaven2010 at gmail dot com

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  121. No real plans except to have some friends over and cook out - as long as I have some outdoor time I'm good.

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  122. Grilling out at home with family.Thank you for the chance to enter your giveaway.conn_and_vans_mom(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  123. It's my husband's birthday and two of my sisters' so we'll celebrate that!

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  124. What a gorgeous pouch, thank you for the chance.

    My family is going on our first camping trip of the summer for Memorial Day. I can't wait!

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  125. In Belgium Memorial Day isn't celebrated, so nothing planned then.

    tau(underscore)be(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  126. I'm from Spain. We're repairing our new house, we're looking forwards moving into it.
    Thanks for the chance!

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  127. I'll probably be working, the retail world doesn't take holidays. Then hopefully my husband will grill something yummy for dinner
    (majesticjenkinsATgmailDOTcom)

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  128. My son is bringing his new girlfriend to meet me!

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  129. No real plans for memorial day, but going to visit my parents right after for my dad's birthday.

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  130. My niece will be having a "White Coat Ceremony" for her nurse anesthetist program and I am so excited to attend.

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  131. We are just going to hang out with the family.

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  132. We are going to a barbeque at the lake

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  133. Right now we have no plans for Memorial Day. Probably spend time with Grandma & Grandpa as they come back up north from Florida that week.

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  134. Not sure but will probably have a cookout with family and friends

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  135. We may have a cook out or we may play video games all day long!

    anna [at] 64colorbox [dot] com

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  136. My daughter is coming for a visit! Yah!

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  137. i haven't thought that far ahead!! i know that i have to work memorial day weekend (when you work in the emergency field you don't get weekends off!) so i'll be waking up at 5:30 every morning that weekend BUT i am off that monday and tuesday. if my husband is off work (he's a fireman) we'll probably hang out and grill and hopefully the pool will be up and running by then.

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  138. No special plans...too far away to think about it! Love your bag! Thanks for participating.

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  139. We don't have a memorial day here. But i hope you all enjoy yours : )
    Lesley

    Thank you for running this lovely giveaway

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  140. No plans yet but I'm sure we'll do something with family. Thanks.

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  141. I will be on my belated honeymoon in Hawaii. We're going to Pearl Harbor.

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  142. We are going camping! Thanks for the opportunity!

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  143. BBQ with friends!
    Love the bag. So cute.
    ecisley(at)comcast(dot)net

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  144. My family and I will be having a cookout after taking flowers to the cemetery. Your bag is wonderful, love the pattern as well as the fabric.

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  145. No plans, because a few days later is the LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!

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  146. We'll be at a baseball tournament!

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  147. We are going to go to eastern washington. So cool that the country celebrates my birthday like that. ...i know it must have been a memorable birth...hence memorial day. I was born on the 25th so they celebrate it every year. LOL

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  148. We have soccer and football games to go to - thanks for the chance to win!

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