Thursday, December 3, 2009

A Thankful Thursday & the First of my Christmas Giveaways!

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As I was getting ready for bed last night I realized I look like an alligator. My skin is so dry & flaky - I think due to the sun from our cruise, the lack of heat at my MIL's house & then from Mr. Potts running our gas fireplace.

I slathered on the lotion and thought about the fact that I could be irritated by this (although, truthfully, only a little irritated because it isn't really that big of a deal) or I could choose to focus on the positive aspects of my life. Because really, don't we all need to be reminded of what is so positive about us sometimes?

I'm going today after work to spend the evening with my mom and the munchkins. I'll most likely help sweet niece with her "homework" and work with her on her flashcards - number & letter identification. I'm thankful that I'll get to spend some extra time with them this week.

In the spirit of considering all I have to be thankful for, I realized that I'm thankful for you all. I've met many wonderful people through this and I never thought I would. Your comments & suggestions lift my spirits sometimes. Your posts make me tear up, cry, feel proud to be your friend and sometimes spit water out of my nose (thanks Brittany Ann and your Workout Wednesdays!).

As my own way of saying thank you, I wanted to share some special treats with you from now until Christmas.

Without further ado (and since I know you all were really waiting for this) I give you the first of my Christmas Giveaways.

I'm calling this one my Munch & Crunch.

To help you enjoy the holidays, I thought a gift from Godiva would be a welcome treat (the Munch part of this gift). Godiva chocolates were something I always enjoyed growing up (the white chocolate raspberry starfish - pure heaven in your mouth!) and I wanted to share a bit of that with you.

This special edition Holiday Chocolate Gift Box contains 9 pieces of Godiva chocolate including 4 special winter wonders:
  • Mocha Snowflake dipped in delicate milk chocolate
  • Mandarin Orange Snowflake under a fresh blanket of snow-white chocolate
  • Dark chocolate Winter Cocoa warmed with notes of cinnamon and spice
  • Winter Almond marzipan enrobed in their finest milk chocolate.
Isn't that such a pretty gift box?

The second part of my gift to you is a $15 iTunes Gift Card (the Crunch part of the gift). I know that I'm always on the hunt for new tunes to work out to & iTunes gift cards are always a favorite gift for me - both to give & to receive.

To enter this giveaway you only need to comment on this post. Perhaps you'd like to share something you're thankful for?

The winner will be announced tomorrow in my Fabulous Friday post.

What a happy Thursday!

27 comments:

Lindsey said...

How fun!!! What a great giveaway! I'm thanksful for this warm winter we're having so far!=)

Heather said...

Love it!! Today I am thankful it didn't snow last night like the weather man siad it would.

Sara Lang said...

Love it! I'm thankful to be employed at a good job with great benefits

Deelsu said...

Yes, very fun giveaway! I am thankful for great soon to be in-laws!

Mrs.LifeAccounts said...

Mmmm, yum! I am very grateful for the fact that my husband and I both have jobs.... And for the thought that we might be moving into a real house in a couple of months!!!

Jennifer said...

Umm...wonderful! I'm thankful for life.

Lexilooo said...

um, yum! today I am thankful that my boss wasn't upset with me for making a bit of a mistake with a project I am working on! (not a big mistake, but still!)

Lexilooo said...
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Lexilooo said...

(for some reason, my comment posted twice, so I deleted one! :)

Caroline said...

Awesome giveaway! I am thankful for chocolate. It makes everything better (sometimes). ;)

Tara Gibson said...

how fun is this! Godiva is AHmazing!

I am thankful for my awesome family!

Brittany Ann said...

I'd shout this one from the rooftops: I'm thankful for you!

And I'll write you a Workout Wednesday any day!

ikkinlala said...

I'm thankful for my family (even when they get on my nerves).

Michelle said...

Everyone is thankful for their jobs...and here I am thankful that I quit mine! LOL Go figure, huh? I am thankful that I am out of that hell hole. We'll leave it at that.

I'm also thankful for very supportive & loving family and friends...bloggin' friends & my 'in real life' friends.

:-)

zentmrs said...

Fun giveaway!

I'm tahnkful to be surounded by wonderful people, family, friends, co-workers... both near and far. I truly am blessed.

Annie said...

how awesome and super sweet are you!! what a great giveaway!
i'm thankful for friends, family and all the other wonderful people in my life (including all my bloggy friends!).

Jaymie said...

awesome giveaway! I am thankful that I get the opportunity to be a stay at home mom!

capperson said...

Those look extremely yummy. I'm thankful for my family and friends.

*kimmie* said...

Oh my gosh those chocolates sound amazing.

I'm thankful that during a time of way too many lay offs hitting too close to home, that all of my friends and family are healthy and together for the holidays.

MCW said...

I love you more and more everyday!

Today I am thankful that I just got a call from my boss and I am getting a bonus! We didn't think anyone was getting one...soooooooo happy!

Carrie @ Laugh Love Eat Ice Cream said...

Yummy! I am thankful for chocolate! And, for the elliptical machine for me to use after eating chocolate. ;)

Mrs. Watts said...

mmmmm Chocolate! Thankful for both chocolate and music that both make me happy! :)

USCEmily said...

Today I'm thankful that my best childhood friend and her husband and son are coming to stay with me through Saturday night!

Jenny DB said...

I'm thankful for the health of my dog Bondi, because last year at this time he was knocking on death's door. And now, he is healthy as a horse:)

Belle said...

What a fun giveaway! I'm thankful for my loving hubby!

Susannah said...

Oh Mrs. Potts, you are a good lady! I am thankful for itunes, the gym, and chocolate! And of course my family!!

Maryann said...

I am thankful for the chance of snow today!!!!