Thursday, August 13, 2009

We HaVe a SWaG WiNNeR!

Well everyone, we have a winner! First though, I'd like to say I LOVED everyone's comments, so much in fact, that I had to do a totally random drawing because there was no way I could just pick one of you well deserving people to win the BlogHer Swag Prize Package.

3 Carnations was the random winner, and you can thank my son Tukey for this, as he chose the random winner! Congrats, and hope you enjoy your prize, and really, sorry I couldn't send every one of you a tiara, boa and a wiener shirt, because how fun would THAT be for us all to get together rockin' that outfit?! Maybe someday we can have a Manic Mommypalooza? Something to work for, heh?

Also, wanted to give a special shout out to new blogger, Rebel With A Diaper Bag. She was inspired to start a blog because of the contest.

Some not so happy news: Please pray for my first cousin's little boy who was just diagnosed with brain cancer. Seth is not even two yet, and just underwent brain surgery. The day AFTER his surgery, his mother, my cousin, gave birth to a baby girl. The family is in need of prayers and any monetary support you can offer. They don't have much and are heading to St. Jude's for treatments for their baby son. If nothing else, please keep them in your prayers. Pray hard. For more info, you can go to Hope For Seth.

And prayers are needed for my close friend Kelly, who's husband has been battling brain cancer and is not doing well. And pray for my neighbor who will undergo a double masectomy next week.

Sorry for sounding like the church prayer page, but every little prayer helps. God bless you all, and thanks for always taking the time out to read what's on my mind.

7 comments:

MaBunny said...

Congrats to the swag winner and OMG on your little nephew. Prayers will be coming your way for sure!

Michelle said...

Congrats to your winner -- oh what a fun bag.

And boo to health issues. You've got a lot going on, and definitely sending prayers and healthy vibes their way. Yikes!

3carnations said...

Thanks so much!

I will keep your cousin's son in my prayers. How scary.

Bina said...

OH.MY.GOSH. How are you NOT a nervous wreck? You know all those people with cancer? I am so sorry manic. And my God. Poor Seth and his family. Are they expecting him to be okay? I'll certainly pray for him. That poor mom and day.

Rebel with a Diaper Bag said...

Thanks for mentioning me! maybe I'll get some traffic! My writing skills are a bit rusty so I imagine I will be posting a lot of pictures until i get a feel for it. You truely inspire. Sorry about the family health problems. Not much I can do but hold them in my prayers. Big hugs and a happy high five.

Kristin said...

Congrats to 3carnations!

And prayers abound to your nephew, cousin, neighbors and friends. I'm over here believing in positivity...I got a call from the doctor's office this morning - Everything came back BENIGN! (tear...I'm so happy)

xo

Kate said...

Prayers for those you love who are battling cancer. I love you, Manic!