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Sunday, February 1, 2009

Free Love Giveaway Winners, and a Valentine Tribute to Mom!

It's Superbowl Sunday, and as promised, here are the Valentine-themed Free Love giveaway winners!

1st prize - Mrs. Kwitty
2nd prize - Tied Up Memories
3rd prize - Starry Night Impressions


I'm feeling the love today, so I tasked my official Free Love Assistant (Mom, shown below) to draw an additional three names:

4th surprise - Sunshine and Ravioli
5th surprise - Nana's Nest
6th surprise - Southern Lady's Vintage

AND, the remaining six will receive a small surprise token of my appreciation for participating:

Sharon's Cottage Quilts
Whimsical Creations
Michelle's Treasures
Silverhart Girl
Polka Dot Moon
Bizzie Lizzie
I'll be contacting all of you later today.
My mom, shown above, is a 7 year lung cancer survivor! She had quit smoking 8 years prior to her initial diagnosis of terminal lung cancer, and after additional testing was determined to be a good candidate for lobectomy. After surgical removal of two lobes in her right lung, radiation therapy, and the passage of time, she is in great health and she is my most treasured valentine.

8 comments:

Mary Wadsworth said...

Hi Kathy,

Cheers to your mom,what a strong lady! My mom is a breast cancer survivor...I feel for you gals.

Best wishes for continued health and happiness for you both!
Mary

Southern Lady's Vintage said...

Fantastic!!! Thank you Cindy!!! That is wonderful to hear about your precious Mom!! I wish my Dad's cancer had been found earlier. Perhaps he would have survived too. We lost him almost six years ago. Thank God your Mother was healed and you can still enjoy and hold onto her.
As a matter of fact, please give her a big hug from me too!!
Hugs,
Barbara

Tiedupmemories said...

Kathy,
What a wonderful post about your mom.Hugs to you and to her!!!Also....I'm so excited to have won 2nd place in your Valentine giveaway!I'm so excited!
Thank you,
Tracy

Mrs.Kwitty said...

Hi Kathy--Yeah!! I'm so excited--thank you!!!

God bless your MOM! Sadly, I lost my sweet Mom to cancer. Give your Mom an extra hug from me too.

Oh, and thank you again very much...it's so much fun to win a lovely prize!

Smiles, Karen

starrynightimpressions said...

yippppeeee, thank you Kathy for such wonderful surprise to my day!
I always drool over those beautiful ornaments of yours and I am soooo thrilled to be your third place winner, so I can call one of them my very own now.
And thank you to your lovely assisant too :)
blessings,
starrydeborah

Sharon's Cottage Quilts said...

Kathy, your mom is so delightful. How blessed you are to have each other! She has beautiful, twinkling eyes, and she looks like so much FUN!!! Thanks so much Kathy. Enjoy each other!!

Kathy-Catnip Studio said...

Mom is delighted with all of your uplifting comments, and the hugs, too!

Little Pink Studio said...

Aww, this is so sweet!
Your Momma is beautiful, and I'm so glad she has beaten cancer!!
xo, Cerri

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