The ULTIMATE Virtual Cookie & Goodies Party, Linkup AND GIVEAWAY!


Gingerbreadman Cookies and CandyWelcome and come on in to the Ultimate Virtual Cookie & Goodies Party And Giveaway!


We have been working hard behind the scenes to bring you the best and most fun virtual party you will attend this season!

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Over the next 13 days we want you to share your absolute BEST Cookie and Goodie recipes with us! We also want you to share your Free Printable Holiday invitations, party décor and anything Thanksgiving and Christmas themed which you have free printables for! NO ROUND-UPS, PLEASE!

We will be pinning all of your wonderful recipes and free printables to our Ultimate Virtual Cookie & Goodies Party Pinterest Board.

We will also be hosting a Twitter party loaded with prizes! What would a party be without prizes?! Mark your calendar for November 11th at 8:00 p.m. EST and go to TWUBS to pre-register by clicking —> here.

Prizes included in the Twitter party; 6 dozen eggs from NestFresh Eggs, The Picky Palate Cookbook from Marilyn’s Treats, Birch Lane Pillow cover Valued at $59, Set of 6 snowflake ornaments via SkyBlueFancy Etsy shop, “Baked with Love by” labels valued at $25 from The Road To Domestication (<— that’s ME!) and a $20 e-gift card courtesy of your hosts!!!

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All of our party Hosts and Co-Hosts have joined together to bring you a HUGE Paypal Cash prize in our party giveaway along with some fabulous prizes brought to you by our Sponsors!


Just in time for Christmas shopping: $350 in cash PLUS 4 more winners of Sponsor Prize Packages on the Rafflecopter

  1. $350 Cash with winner option of either Paypal or Amazon
  2. Value $75 includes; The Pasta Shoppe – box of holiday pasta $25 and Birch Lane $50 gift card
  3. Value $42 includes; Fun Pasta Fundraising – box of holiday pasta $25 and Family Finest Cookie Kits – 2 coupons, $12 value and Northern Whimsy Custom Recipe cards ($5 value) plus 75% off anything in the store
  4. Value $43 includes; Jamberry Nails – holiday nail wraps – (1 sheet, $15 value) and Chloe + Isabel – organic teardrop earrings RV $28
  5. Value $89 includes; Farmer’s Bounty Pet – Food & two treat varieties – $38 value and Princella Sweet Potatoes – A Sager Creek Company (3 free cans Sager Creek Veggies – $6 value) and Tandoor Chef – Coupons for 3 free dinners, $18 value and The Piping Gourmets Whoopie Pies! (3 Coupons for products, $27 value)

Meet Your Hosts

Please follow your hosts on at least one form of Social Media

Intelligent Domestications

Facebook // Twitter // Pinterest // Instagram // Bloglovin // Hometalk // Stumble Upon // G+

The Road To Domestication

Facebook // Twitter // Pinterest // Instagram // Bloglovin // Hometalk // G+

My Pinterventures

Facebook // Twitter // Pinterest // Instagram // Bloglovin // Hometalk // Stumble Upon // G+

The Honeycomb Home

Facebook // Twitter // Pinterest // Instagram // Bloglovin // Hometalk

A Giant Thank You to all of our wonderful sponsors!

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Please join with us as we thank our Sponsors! We have some fabulous prizes for our Giveaway both on the Rafflecopter AND at the Twitter Party thanks to the good folks at: (6 dozen Eggs)

Marilyn’s Treats (The Picky Palate Cookbook Value $17.99)

DIY Decorating Addict (6-month Subscription to online “DIY Decorating Addict” magazine via Dianne Corriere (Twitter Party) – only available on Apple products )

The Pasta Shoppe ($25 Value, box of Holiday pasta)

Fun Pasta Fundraising ($25 Value, Box of Holiday pasta)

Northern Whimsy Custom Recipe cards ($5 value) plus 75% off anything in the store

Jamberry Nails (Holiday Nail Wraps)

Family Finest (2 coupons, $12 value)

Farmer’s Bounty Pet (Food & two treat varieties – $38 value)

Princella Yams A Sager Creek Company (3 free cans Sager Creek Veggies – $6 value)

Tandoor Chef (Coupons for 3 free dinners, $18 value)

The Piping Gourmets (3 Coupons for products, $27 value)

Sky Blue Fancy Etsy Shop (Set of 6 Snowflake Ornaments, Value $18)

Birch Lane ($50 Gift Card and a Pillow Cover)

Chloe + Isabel (Organic Teardrop Earrings a $28 value)

Meet your Co-Hosts

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An Alli Event | Life With Lorelai | Meatloaf and Melodrama | Table and Hearth
2 Crochet Hooks | A Life In Balance | Marilyn’s Treats | Kupon Girl
Sharing A to Z | This & That | The Rustic Willow | Second Chances Girl
Love Create Celebrate | That Recipe | Flourishing At Home
Pint Size Farm | Living Contently | The Evolution of Mom

Let’s Party!

Here are the Rules:

  • Link up to 6 Post over the 13 days of the party
  • Share the party on social media using #Ultimatecookieparty
  • NO Round Ups
  • Visit a couple of links and comment or share

Share you original posts for any winter holiday, especially Thanksgiving and Christmas. Recipes and Free Printables, please. No crafts. It’s all about the cookies and goodies!


Just in time for Christmas shopping. $350 in Cash PLUS 6 more Winners of Sponsor Prize Packages

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Blogiversary Event & HUGE GIVEAWAY!!!

Welcome to our One Year Blogiversary Giveaway Celebration!

Join us and enter to win one of the 6 prizes, totaling over $325

I am SO excited to be a part of this giveaway – it’s the biggest one I’ve ever participated in! And I’m thrilled to be a co-host,
along with old and new blogger friends!

So…without further ado…check out these awesome ladies and the awesome prizes, and ENTER TO WIN! Here we go…


Hosted by:

Intelligent Domestications, My Pinterventures, 2 Crochet Hooks, and Meatloaf and Melodrama

The four of us are turning one this month and we’ve come together to celebrate our one year blogiversary! Of course, we wouldn’t have made it this far if it weren’t for all of your support. To help us celebrate this milestone, a few of our blogging buddies have joined with us to co-host this party and make this blogiversary celebration and giveaway possible.

Special thanks to our wonderful co-hosts:

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Just click on their photos or links below to visit their blogs!

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Alli @An Alli Event

MJ @Daisy & June

Andrea @Waldorf Salad & Cottage Fries

Becky and Glenna @My Paper Craze

Jessica @Army Wife to Suburban Life

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Angelique @God’s Growing Garden

Heather @Here We Go Again…Ready?

Kristen @The Road to Domestication

Laura @Michigan Saving and More

Trish @The Decoratoraholic

Time sure flies when you’re having fun and we can’t believe it’s already been a year since we started blogging! Whoo hoo! To thank everyone that has helped support our blogs, we’d like to help kick off your fall season with the opportunity to win some fabulous prizes. You’ll have 6 chances to win!

One grand prize winner will receive $150 in cold hard cash – cha-ching! But wait, there’s still 5 more chances to win a prize. Thanks to our fabulous sponsors, one lucky winner will win a sponsor gift package. Plus, each blogiversary blog will be giving one gift prize to a lucky winner too. That’s six ways to win a prize and start your fall season off with a bang!


**winners will be randomly chosen through eligible Rafflecopter entries**

One lucky winner will win $150 CASHhappycash400

Special thanks to our sponsors for providing these wonderful gifts.

Sponsor Gifts:

One lucky winner will win these great prizes – Chloe + Isabel earrings (Value $22) from Andrea’s Chloe +Isabel Shop, Monogrammed Burlap Chevron Garden Flag (Value $29.99) from Brand it Boutique, $25 Gift Card from Julie’s La Bella Baskets, and a Halloween Door Hanger (Value $30) from Becky at My Paper Craze (contact her through her blog for orders).

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**Click on the images to go to the sponsor shops & websites**

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Blogiversary Celebration Giveaway Details:

  • Giveaway begins September 15th 12:00 AM EST and ends September 30th 11:59 PM EST
  • Cash prize of $150 is open worldwide and payment will be made via Paypal. All other prizes are open to residents in the United States only
  • Must be 18 yrs. and older to enter
  • Void where prohibited
  • One entry per household, per address
  • Winners of all prizes will have 24 hours to respond to winner notification email, or prize will be forfeited and another winner will be chosen
  • Winners will be chosen via Rafflecopter drawing
  • Winning entries will be verified
  • Sponsors will be individually responsible for prize fulfillment

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Are you ready to win some fabulous prizes? Enter below…

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Disclaimer: The participating bloggers were not compensated for this post. Void where prohibited by law. One entrant per household, per address. Winner(s) will be contacted by email and have 24 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen. The sponsor(s) will be responsible for product shipment to winner(s) of this sweepstakes. This event is in no way administered, sponsored, or endorsed by, or associated with, Facebook and/or Twitter, Google, Pinterest. Contact or if you have any additional comments or questions.

Due to the amount of comments from all of my wonderful readers, it is not always possible for me to respond to each one. However, I absolutely do read them all, and if you’d like to address something specific, or have a question for me, please don’t hesitate to email me at I will respond to your email as soon as possible! Thank you for visiting the blog!

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SPECIAL POST! A Fantastic Opportunity for Bloggers & Shop Owners! (And an upcoming giveaway!)

Well, folks, you know I don’t normally post on Saturdays, but I’m making a special exception, because…

…I’ve run across a FANTASTIC opportunity for bloggers! (And if you’re not a blogger, you want to make sure that you stop by on September 15 for the big giveaway of $150 CASH!)

But, for my blogger friends…

Blogger Opportunity!

Four Blogs

One Big Giveaway

Details: Just in time for the fall season

My Pinterventures, Intelligent Domestications,

2 Crochet Hooks, and Meatloaf and Melodrama

are teaming up to celebrating our One Year Blogiversary together

with a $150 Cash Giveaway and surprise prizes from each of our blogs!

Total cash prize will be determined by participation with a minimum of $150.00 Paypal Cash with each host adding a surprise gift to the giveaway and sponsor gifts too! There will be at least 6 Winners – 1 winner for the $150 Cash, 1 surprise prize winner from each host’s blog (My Pinterventures, Intelligent Domestications, 2 Crochet Hooks, Meatloaf and Melodrama), and 1 sponsor(s) gift prize winner.

***Cash winner can be Worldwide, but all other prize winners must be within the U.S.***

Sign-Ups are August 26 – September 9th

Giveaway Dates September 15 – 30

How does this work? Have your social links on the Rafflecopter giveaway. First link is FREE, but we ask that you help us promote this giveaway by posting this giveaway sign-up on your blog for a FREE link.

Second or more links start at $2.00 and

Co-host Spots are ONLY $12.

Co-host spots come with up to 6 links in Rafflecopter, your photo with a link back to your blog in the giveaway post, and listings at the top of the Rafflecopter based on order registered.

Links included: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, and Bloglovin (order of links based on the order registered).

Would you like to add your Etsy Shop As A Sponsor?

For Co-hosts with Shops (Etsy or Independent) who would like to sponsor a prize in addition to co-hosting the giveaway (minimum value of $10) can choose to have their shop logo/button in the body of the giveaway post with a link to the shop. *All prizes are subject to approval and will be the responsibility of the individual shop owners to ship prizes to the winners.*

What to do? Copy and paste this post onto your blog (picture link provided on sign-up form). The more participants, the more successful the giveaway. Plus, more participants means more exposure for all involved!

Open Worldwide to age 18 and older

My Pinterventures, Intelligent Domestication, 2 Crochet Hooks, and Meatloaf and Melodrama are turning One!

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The holiday season is coming up and it’s time to celebrate with a cash giveaway! Who doesn’t want some extra cash for the fall season?! We need some great bloggers & shop owners to join the fun and help us celebrate and promote this giveaway!

And yes, I’ve signed up! Won’t you join me?!

If you would like to participate, CLICK HERE!

On the Road in March

Every time I write one of these posts I’m amazed that another month has gone by. Welcome to April! WOW! Let’s take a look back at the top five posts here at the blog during the month of March, in no particular order…

1. Celebrate Spring Cash Giveaway! – Of course, this giveaway is over now, but it sure was a great one! I mean, any time there’s any cash involved…most people are happy! And a little bird told me that there may be one of these giveaways for each new season! You never know!

Celebrate Spring Cash Giveaway with Dates

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