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FEBRUARY GIVEAWAY! :: closed



happy february to you!

we have a few giveaways today from a few of my lovely sponsors.

our first giveaway is from blowfish shoes, who are offering one pair of shoes of the winner's choosing! simply leave a comment below telling me which shoe you'd choose to enter. (you can also earn additional entries by liking their facebook page or following blowfish on twitter!)

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our second giveaway is from studio j! studio j is giving away five 5-packs to five lucky readers! each winner will receive five 2-page layouts and five memory protectors!

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lastly, author elizabeth owen is giving away a copy of her new book, my (not so) storybook life to one lucky reader! here is part of the description from amazon.com. (i can't wait to read it!)
fresh, funny and poignant, my (not so) storybook life is old-fashioned humor mashed with literary spoofery. elizabeth thinks of herself and her husband, matt, as a modern day lucy and ricky ricardo. together they've endured paint-color mishaps, sewage disasters, pest infestations, and a schnauzer that poops at tornado sirens. it was hardly the domestic perfection a young liz imagined while reading anne of green gables and pride and prejudice. could it be that these literary stalwarts had led her astray? 
liz tells the story of her own path to happiness, along the way seeking revenge on her literary heroes: jo march, elizabeth bennett, and anne shirley. 
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to enter, just leave a comment below, indicating which prize you'd like to win! you have until the stroke of thursday to enter, and our winners will be announced thursday evening. winners will have until the following thursday to claim their prize before another winner is chosen. and thank you as always for supporting the companies that support our blog. we so appreciate you all! 

good luck and happy commenting!

update:
congratulations to our winners!

my (not so) storybook life:


blowfish shoes:



studio j 5-pack:

 



winners, you have until a week from today to claim your prizes!
email me at natthefatrat at gmail, and congratulations!

398 comments:

  1. I wanna win the book. (Tall girls do not need tall shoes, after all.) Throw me a bone and lemme win??

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  2. Oh oh oh! I love the Brandi or the Beams boots!

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  3. i'm digging the valora shoes by blowfish.
    commence finger crossing. pleaseandthankyou.

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  4. What a great giveaway! I'd love the book...but the slouch boots are WAY TOO tempting! Boots all. the. way! Love the blog!

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  5. Id love the shoes! (The tush shoes, to beexact) ... I also follow blowfish on twitter!

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  6. I would love the book!!! I could use a good new book!

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  7. Awesome giveaway....I'd go with the Blyth boots in black! I think I'll grab a copy of that book over at Amazon! Thanks!

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  8. Black Heda wedges!!! I think I need them!

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  9. I would love the Studio J - need to catch up on scrapbooking and Studio J helps me create beautiful pages!

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  10. Ooh the Sadiki flats are so cute! And unique :)

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  11. Yay! The Hamish boots look so comfy, I'd definitely choose them.

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  12. I liked blowfish on fb!

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  13. I looove the Madokas from Blowfish for spring and summer! :)

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  14. I also liked them on Facebook...

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  15. http://www.blowfishshoes.com/ItemServlet?op=LKP&id=2279&op=SEL&cat=67&subcat=77 These shoes are cute!

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  16. and followed them on twitter!

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  17. Oh man, I LOVE the Nice flats in brown. AND, I followed blowfish on Twitter as @anastasiakscott, the Nicest Girl in MN. I think it's fate that I love them.

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  18. I'd love to win "my (not so) storybook life"... I'm just starting a book club and this is on my wish list! Happy Valentine's Day!

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  19. oh those shoes are all so cool! I love the sadiki flats. I think they would be my fave spring and summer shoe.

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  20. oooh, the hailee shoes look fun! =D

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  21. Those shoes are wonderful! I would choose the the Jackie in dark grey!

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  22. I also liked them on Facebook! :)

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  23. The Hans boots look so comfy and cozy. I'd have to go with them.

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  24. i love the haylon boots in the faux grey leather, so cute and comfy looking.

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  25. I would love the Sassa Blowfish shoe in the teal. Amazing!
    bmbarrow@hotmail.com

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  26. I liked Blowfish shoes on Facebook!
    bmbarrow@hotmail.com

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  27. I love the tan Bicker booties!

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  28. I would love to read that book! It sounds like my life right now!
    bmbarrow@hotmail.com

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  29. and i like blowfish on facebook

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  30. I absolutely love the Noodle shoes on Blowfish! So cute!

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  31. I follow Blowfish on Twitter!

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  32. Ooo the Madoka tan shoes! Suuuuper cute. Thanks :)

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  33. Oh I cant decide! The Wang or Tush!!!

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  34. Warrant from Blowfish please! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  35. I like Blowfish's FB page as well.

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  36. Oh, I LOVE "My Not So Storybook Life" -- it sounds like such a great read and those are so hard to find!

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  37. I pick door #3 or the boots on the book, far right. They are so not me, but I think I could pull them off with some skinny jeans, I've been thinking about diving into that trend lately.

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  38. "My (not so) Storybook Life"... anne of green gables and pride and prejudice!!!

    Are we sure this book wasn't written by Kathleen Kelly?

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  39. Beams boots please! I could really use some black boots...

    Happy Valentines Day.

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  40. Oh no, I accidentally used my fiance's (Will S.) account...but he would love for me to have the black boots!

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  41. I love the first pair of wedge heels! I would wear those for sure!

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  42. I also liked them on facebook!

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  43. Ooh, I would love the book. Sounds like a great read!

    I also kind of love the Nordie flats from Blowfish. Very cute.

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  44. I love the Beams boots! Yes, please!

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  45. I love the Beams boots! Yes, please!

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  46. How about the scrapbook layout!

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  47. I'm all about Blowfish shoes! I want to win those! My favorite are the Sassa flats. They would be so fun for summer!

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  48. I like Blowfish Shoes on Facebook!

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  49. I'm following Blowfish Shoes on Twitter! @allisonkmiller

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  50. Oh my stars, I love Blowfish shoes!
    I've been wearing them since I was 14 years old, and now... well, I'm certainly not 14 anymore!
    I have the Hamish boots and I wear them almost every day!
    But right now, I cannot wait for spring, and I'm really lusting over the "nice" flats in the blue.white jolie print. Ah! So adorable!

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  51. I love Blowfish shoes! I would love to win some.

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  52. I liked Blowfish shoes on Facebook!

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  53. i would love the jackie boots from blowfish! thanks for the giveaway!

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  54. I've had my eye on Blowfish shoes for years! It would be a toss up between the Explode MaryJanes and Engineer shoes. Simple and stylish.

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  55. I would love the Blowfish shoes! I'd take the Jackie ones any day!

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  56. Those shoes in the middle...so cute!

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  57. I'd pick the valora boots! I love them, and my boyfriend is a foot taller than me, so I need some height...

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  58. I also liked their facebook page (blowfish)

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  59. And I follow blowfish on twitter

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  60. i looove the harporo boots. so cute.

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  61. I would love me some of those Aerin bootlets.

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  62. i'm all about that book!

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  63. love the Valora shoes from Blowfish! crossing my fingers :)

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  64. Oh gosh, the tush grey wedges from blowfish are pretty dreamy!

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  65. I would go for the shoes! Narma in black! Crossing my little fingers!

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  66. The Jackie in black would be awesome!

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  67. I like Blyth in black, and they've got my size (10 -- the big 'uns). :)

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  68. That book sounds so good - just what I need to relax with after a long day of school.

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  69. I've been dying for a pair of gray boots! The "Beams" style is awesome. I love Blowfish shoes!

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  70. I follow Blowfish on Twitter @livytay.

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  71. LOVE the Blowfish Fabiolas! So cute :)

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  72. I love the beams boots- LOVE THEM!

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  73. I've been searching high && low for the perfect pair of leopard flats and Blowfish has them! I love the Naleen flats with their cute little bow on the toe. (I also "liked" Blowfish on Facebook :) Thanks! KC

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  74. Ohhh, I am in love with the shoes! Fabiola to be exact!

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  75. The shoes of course! How cute is this store!?! Love the WYCLIFF or the BRILLE!!!

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  76. gotta have me some blowfish shoes. i like the hans and beams boots!

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  77. Mmm, love the Aerin and Jack boots.

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  78. I have been a long time fan of Blowfish flats, so if I were to win, I would go for a pair of wedge boots, like BLYTH. That would be so fun!

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  79. though my sister's birthday's coming up and i see a pair of boots she'd love, the bibliophile in me says the book without a doubt.

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  80. I love the Timo wedges from Blowfish! So bright and fun, they remind me spring is coming!

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  81. I'd love the Blowfish shoes! Noodle in red! These 8 month preggo feet could use some comfy shoes!!

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  82. I would love the Valora shoes! I liked blowfish on facebook too.

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  83. I would love a new book to read. And I'm a huge green of gables and Jane Austin fan. The book looks good!

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  84. I would love to win the blowfish shoes! Love the wang shoes in grey.

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  85. I would get the leopard print Norma flats from Blowfish!

    ♥Abbey
    Along Abbey Road

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  86. Following Blowfish on Twitter.

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  87. Some of my favorite shoes ever have been by Blowfish! I've been watching their tan Nordies for weeks now and would just love a pair.

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  88. gahhhhhh i'm lovin' the valora heel!! can i haz it puhhhlease!? :) happy vday!!

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  89. Oh Blowfish, if only I had unlimited resources. I love the turquoise Sassa flats and the Haylon boots.

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  90. The Sassa flats please! They are sooo cute!

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  91. I liked Blowfish on fb!

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  92. I am diggin the Haporo boots in black! Can't get enough of the buckles!

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  93. I also liked Blowfish on Facebook! What a fun giveaway!

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  94. I have been eyeing the Heda from Blowfish for some time now :)

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  95. I also follow Blowfish on twitter...

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  96. And I liked them on FB (name: Lauren Elizabeth).

    Have Love Day!

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  97. The Fabiola boots are calling my name!

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  98. that book looks really good :)

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  99. i would looooove to win the blowfish shoes! i love the vance booties.

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  100. i follow blowfish's facebook page.

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  101. Wow, those are some popular shoes! I would love the Studio J 5 pack! My Studio J layouts will be around long after a pair of shoes!

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  102. Wow, I've never heard of Blowfish, but I think I just fell in love!! Thanks Nat! I'd like to win their Sandbox shoes, or their Selene sandals... or the Hans boot! AHH!

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  103. I am lusting over the Jackie boots like a...like some crazy simile that involves cake, but fidy all ready got it covered.

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  104. I like Blowfish on fb!

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  105. I follow Blowfish on twitter

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  106. I'd love to win the Blowfish shoes! I'm torn between Banhi and the red & white Sandbox style. I also follow them on twitter & FB.

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  107. I'm really digging the blowfish shoes, and I took the task of picking my favorite very, very seriously. I love the Horton, I think they would spice up my mom wardrobe. Gee thanks!!!.

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  108. Liked them on FB, ain't no thang.

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  109. Following her on twitter, NBD

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  110. Only one pair...too many cute ones, but I LOVE the Turn booties.

    I am going to have to check that book out, too...but oh those booties!

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  111. I would love to win a pair of shoes!! I especially like the normas
    as I have been wanting a leopard pair of flats!!

    Fingers crossed....

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  112. Such a hard decision... but I will go with the shoes!

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  113. I love the Blowfish Jackie boots!

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  114. I like the Blowfish Nordie and Norma flats!

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  115. Love the Blowfish Warrant in tan!

    emailginamarie@gmail.com

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  116. I totally dig Timo from their new Spring preview -- also I never win anything (sad face)

    Help a girl out!

    xox
    dana

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  117. I liked the Blowfish facebook page for the Timo in ANY COLOUR! xoxo

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  118. My not so storybook life please!

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  119. I'd love the scrapbook pack from studio j! I don't think I've ever entered one of your giveaways before, and I've been reading this blog for 2 and a half years. They look gorgeous and would literally make my life complete!
    Much love from over the pond

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  120. I´d love to win the Blowfish shoes. But picking one pair is difficult they are all so cute! I´d say it´s a tie at this point between the Vance and the Valora. What a great giveaway!

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  121. oh, I'd LOVE to win the shoes. I REALLY need a new pair of boots...I love the Jackie boots & Fabiola boots, too. awesome.

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  122. I would love to win the book!

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  123. that book sounds just up my alley so if I could win that it would be amazing!

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  124. I would love a new book to read! It sounds lovely and a perfect spring read! Thanks for a fun giveaway!

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  126. The Valora shoes ! thanks for the giveaway!

    garcia (dot) katrinai (at) gmail (dot) com

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  127. id love to win the book!

    garcia (dot) katrinai (at) gmail (dot) com

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  128. LOVEEE the Aerin heels from Blowfish.

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  129. Also liked Blowfish on Facebook.

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  130. ...and followed Blowfish on Twitter!

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  131. I love love LOVE the Engineer booties from Blowfish! They are so cute.

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  132. I like Blowfish on Facebook

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  133. I follow Blowfish on Twitter.

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  134. I like the Tush wedges! So cute.

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  135. I love the Tush wedges! Perfect to wear with summer dresses.

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  136. I'd choose the aerin shoes from blowfish!

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  137. I follow blowfish in fb!

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  138. I would love to win the scrapbooking pages from j studio!

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  139. Just found your from The Daybook and so happy I did! Can't wait to pop by again!

    xo
    Jessika

    P.S. The book!

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  140. I love the Hee Hee style sneaker boot! They are awesome. I found your site recently and have been trying to catch up.

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  141. Oh I love Blowfish shoes! Yes please!

    youarefinedesigns@gmail.com

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  142. I choose the Blowfish shoes :)

    I liked Blowfish on FB. My favs are the Beams boots in greystrike!

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  143. That book sounds amazing! Crossing fingers...

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  144. Blowfish shoes! I love the Nordie flats in the tan leather!

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  145. Oh I do love the Valora booties in black!

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  146. The book sounds like a truly awesome read!

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  147. The blowfish shoes! I love the Beams boots in Grey Strike Faux Leather.

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  148. blowfish shoes! I love the bicker wedges, as well as the tildes

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  149. I LOVE the Tilde, Hazmitten and the Wang. All great shoes!

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  150. i love the sango lace up sneakers. they'd be perfect for spring.

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  151. Shoes from Blowfish. I liked them on Facebook as well. So many amazing shoes to pick from!!! I would want the Timos to start gearing up for spring!

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  152. The flats have me comping at the bit for spring to be here! I love the Nordie and the Selene. Thank you!!!

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  153. Who doesn't love new shoes? I'd chose Bicker in the black tan. So cuh-yute.

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  154. Shoes, dude! Love the bicker wedges!

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  155. I'd love the shoes! I'd get the Sandbox flats in the red stripes because we all need a pair of striped shoes.

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  156. Shoes! I like the Hee Hee boots!

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  157. Lovely giveaway, thanks! I would LOVE a pair of Blowfish shoes, my fave are the Tush in the Ice Distressed Linen. I have "liked" the Blowfish page on Facebook as Lisa Carbone

    Cheers, Lisa
    lisa[_]carboneathotmail[dot]com

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  158. Blowfish booties? *she swoons*

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  159. Beam boots. I just can't choose which color. I'd get them all if I could.

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  160. From Blowfish I would choose the Naleen leopard flats. Awesome! Thanks :) -Melissa

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  161. Beam boots. I just can't choose which color. I'd get them all if I could.

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  162. I'd love to win the book! :) Thanks for the chance!

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  163. Desperately need a pair of new shoes! Love this pick-your-giveaway thing! :)

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  164. OH, what a great giveaway :) That book looks delicious!

    xo
    ErinnT

    http://fancynapkin.blogspot.com

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  165. I would like "My (Not So) Storybook Life" please!

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  166. I'd love to win the Hans boot :)

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  167. And I'd love to read that book!

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  168. I'd love to win the boots. They are oh so cute. The book My(not so)storybook life, looks like a good read. I'm always on the hunt for more books/authors to read.

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  169. Liked Blowfish on Facebook!

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  170. Would love a pair of the Blowfish Naleen leopard flats! So cute!

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  171. the blowfish shoes! I love their spring preview collection. My faves are the malin, skippie, and sanchia!

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  172. omg i love the warrant shoes at blowfish!!

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  173. SHOES!! please, the bonville ones! Love the book too, I added it to my goodreads list of books.

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  174. I'd like to win the book please!

    Denise

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  175. I would love to win the book!

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  176. I would love to win Liz's book!

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  177. The Blythe bootie in a black size 9 please :-) I LOVE it!

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  178. The black wedges in the blowfish giveaway pic on your blog I love but couldn't find them on the blowfish site, but still really lovin' them.

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  179. The Jackie boots in brown would be to die for. And they'd replace an old pair of boots that I've literally run into the ground. Excellent giveaway!

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  180. I'd love to win the Sima shoes in Burgundy Belize Blanket Fab...my feet need them for Spring!

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  181. Shoes are my weakness. I would love love love to win!

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  182. I would love to have a pair of the wedge boots!!!!!! These shoes are fabulous!!!!!!



    Michelle Torres
    decorater4life@aol.com

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  183. Thanks for hosting such a great giveaway! I'm a huge fan of Blowfish shoes, therefore I would love to win the Wang Blowfish shoes! I also liked Blowfish on FB.

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