Yes, this is a giveaway post, but before I get to the rules and the loot I'm going to ramble on a bit. If you're just here for the goodies, skip to the bottom of this post.
I was upstairs packing up orders for 2.5 hours last night. I used to hate packing up orders, I even complained about it (Publically, recorded!) in the Podcast I did with Marisa two years ago. Last night though I was in heaven. Maybe it was because had a glass of wine in my hand or because I had Christmas music on. Anyway, sending off all those packages to the far corners of the world (and some practically in my own backyard to local people I've never even met) was awesome.
I love sending to names I recognize from the last few years of doing this and it feels like I'm sending off holiday gifts to friends...well except the part where they pay me first. I love sending to brand new Etsy customers with no feedback, knowing that I'm representing their first experience buying on Etsy. I love sending to Australia because after the US and Canada I send there the most often and I like to joke to myself "Oh, I'm huge in Australia". I love to send to Canada because after living in Minnesota/Wisconsin I pretend I'm part Canadian and plus they probably have snow and I miss snow. I love sending to unique sounding addresses and I picture what it might look like where they live though I'm probably very wrong. I love sending to military addresses even though I'm always confused by the double label and wonder if I'm doing it right. (And I love sending to whomever is now reading this thinking "hey, I don't fit in any of those categories, she is totally ungrateful!" Yes, you too.)
AND. My blog. How could I forget this blog and all seven of my faithful readers. Ha ha. Actually, stats show me that there are about 250 daily readers, maybe this giveaway will pull some people out of the woodwork. I really appreciate that you guys stick around even though I still have no idea what I'm doing with this blog and I jump from mama posts to "buy my shit" posts to complaining about spiders and everything else. (Don't tell the people in the above paragraph, but really, this giveaway is for you guys.)
Winner will receive:
1 sheep ornament, 1 poinsettia nature child, 1 skunk toy
To win, comment on this post. Winner will be drawn randomly. One comment per person & anywhere in the world. (winner is responsible for potential duties & taxes coming into your country) Comments close Friday December 10th at noon, Pacific.