There is something magical about having a birthday in December. The twinkling lights strung up around town, the parties, the treats dropped off on doorsteps. Everyone is happier. Friendlier. More willing to share a smile. When I was younger I remember the only concern I had on my birthday was whether or not my sweet mother would make the mistake of wrapping my gifts with Christmas paper (those of you with December birthdays know what I'm talking about). A first world problem, I know.
As I've gotten older the concerns have changed. Like they should. This year on my birthday the one thing I keep thinking about is my family. Their happiness. I am so thankful for the gifts they give me everyday.
I'm also feeling thankful for you. I know it seems like a small thing but your comments brighten my day. This week I've received a couple not so nice ones (that were deleted) and it's made me appreciate those of you that leave encouraging and thoughtful words in this space. Thank you.
To show my appreciation I'd like to offer a giveaway to all of you. Just like last year. A happy mail package filled with 31 of my favorite treats. I have some new favorite things I can't wait to send to one of you! To enter simply leave a comment on this post. You can add another entry to the hat by giving a "Like" to my sparkling new Facebook page. I'll choose a winner in a couple of days and announce it at the bottom of this post.
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I'll be sending my 31 Favorite Things package to:
Congratulations, Natalie! I'll be contacting you shortly.