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Stocking Stuffer Giveaway for the Sports Fan!

Hey Sports Fan! Diary of 1 and would like to give you a FREE stocking stuffer! TeamMASCOT is our family business, and you can read about it here, and then there’s Business 101 From an Eight-Year-Old to prove there’s … Continue reading

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Baseball Giveaway

The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It’s been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt, and erased again. But, baseball has marked the time. This field, this game, … Continue reading

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The Hometown Girl Wins

I just drew the lucky winner of my Father’s Day Giveaway – commenter #13, Julie from Pounding the Pavement, who is an Oregon State University fan. People, this was not staged, I really did a random draw! But this is … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Giveaway

Hey, a reminder about my Father’s Day Giveaway! Leave a comment on this post, letting me know your favorite team logo item under $30 from my online sports store, Goodness, only one more day for this contest, enter by … Continue reading

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June random stuff. Blogging, Ranching, Giving Away.

Yesterday was an interesting day of firsts. The kiddos found a chirping nest full of baby birds (children, do NOT touch!) and happened upon (cued by loud barking from the dog) a nest of wild baby bunnies jackrabbits (children, do … Continue reading

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Some Blog Business

The blog carnivals are great places to browse for topical subjects. Here’s the latest: Carnival of the Insanities Carnival of Family Life Festival of Frugality Carnival of Homeschooling Do you know of another fabulous blog carnival? Let me know! The … Continue reading

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Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots Winner!

I’m pleased to announce the winner of my Gardening with Children book: commenter #17, AreWeThereYetMom, your book will be on the way shortly! Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together With Children is sure to delight your whole family! Thank … Continue reading

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The Child’s Spring Book

How to make a ziplock-bag-book with all the specimens of spring, a perfect companion to the nature journal. Continue reading

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Gardening With Children

The best plants for children to grow and other great ideas for helping children develop a love of gardening.
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Hello Sports Fan, Doesn’t Anyone Want Free Stuff??

I’ve had a dismal response to my Sports Giveaway, which ends tomorrow! (I’ll extend it if I have to). I shouldn’t complain, I’ve done next to nothing to promote it, and my main readers (Christian-women-moms-teachers-homeschoolers) are clearly not big sports … Continue reading

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New York Giants Win Super Bowl; but my contest winner is a Patriots fan!

Great big giant congratulations to the New York Giants on their stunning Super Bowl XLII win!! And huge congratulations to the WINNER of my Super Bowl Giveaway: Shannon Jordan at A Reforming Mom, who is a true blue New England Patriots fan (despite her husband … Continue reading

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That Contest and Some Links

Thanks to everyone who has entered my Super Bowl Giveaway of NFL auto accessories! Go HERE to enter, you have until this Saturday. Just leave a comment to enter, and read the post for details. Be sure to visit the … Continue reading

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Super Bowl XLII Giveaway: Auto Accessories

Super Bowl XLII is set for February 3, 2008 in Arizona, a showdown between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots!! Diary of 1 and TeamMASCOT are hosting another giveaway right here, right now, in honor of this … Continue reading

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Thursday Thirteen: Holiday Sports Giveaway Winners

I just met the ultimate sports fan, folks. None of the winners below can beat this guy. I’m posting this from my warehouse where I just received a shipment from FedEx. The FedEx guy says, “Wow, do you have any … Continue reading

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Giveaway Update

Thanks to all of you who have left a comment on my Holiday Sports Giveaway – you have until midnight tonight, then tomorrow I’ll announce the winners! I really appreciate the blogs who have mentioned my Holiday Sports-Themed Giveaway. Thank … Continue reading

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Help is on the Way!

Live from the Portland Airport in rainy Oregon! I’m waiting for my niece to fly in from Michigan. The wifi here is touchy and I’m in and out, so this’ll be quick. I do have two hours to sit here, … Continue reading

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Thursday Thirteen: Holiday Giveaway of Sports Stuff

Welcome to the Diary of 1 Holiday Sports-Themed Giveaway! Here are thirteen wonderful gifts to win for yourself or that sports fan in your life, just in time for Christmas! To see more great sports merchandise, you can visit our … Continue reading

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