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Reader Celebration :: Greenview Lane


up for grabs: cowl scarf in winner's favorite color

meet monique:

Q: When did you first learn to crochet? 
A:  When I was six years old, we went on a camping trip with our church. Early one morning while everyone was planning the next exhaustive hike, I befriended an older lady at the camp fire who was staying behind to crochet. Now I can't recall whether I was all that interested or whether I didn't want to go hiking that day but I stayed behind and learned to crochet. I loved it and couldn't concentrate on anything else the whole trip.

On the ride home, my mom commented on how that lady was Bill Walton's mom and how nice of her to take time to teach me. To that I responded "Bill who?"

Q: How is your personal style reflected in the items you create?
A:  I like things cozy and comfy while still being simplistic.

Q: Any favorite music you listen to or other customs you have when crafting?
A: Sadly, being the mother of three young kids and living through a remodel, it is impossible to have real rituals for crafting. Before I had kids it was a fresh pot of coffee, a rainy day and the Sabrina with Harrison Ford on the tv.

Q: Do you have an early memory of crafting as a child? 
A: One thing I vividly remember about my childhood is not wanting to be at school because it was so BORING. I all too often played sick from school and got into my Mom's crafting closet and rummaged through her supplies. I remember randomly cutting pieces of fabric, laying them out on my dolls and sewing up a haphazard dress on my Mom's trusty sewing machine. Or getting into the yarn and creating random granny square pot holders. Those were the best days. Now as a Mom myself, I can look at my carefully intended crafts in piles upstairs and see why it irked her.

How to Win:
Visit Monique's shop & come back to let me know what your most favorite design is.
{This is a mandatory entry & must be done prior to any other entries}

additional ways to enter:
1. follow Wild & Precious {2 entries}
2. favorite Greenview Lane on etsy
4. Tweet about the giveaway. {1 entry per day}
make sure to include @blairita, @greenviewlane and a link
5. follow me (@blairita) and @greenviewlane on twitter {1 entry each}
6. blog about this this giveaway and reader celebration linking to my celebration page {2 entries}
7.  let me know if you've entered another celebration giveaway

{you must leave a separate comment for each entry. for example: this includes leaving 2 separate comments for following. Giveaway closes late Tuesday night 10/26 & winner will be chosen via random.org and announced on Monday 11/1 with the rest of the celebration winners}


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460 comments...:

  1. I love those scarfs....olive, no wait...cream, no wait maybe plum....

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  3. These giveaways are great! Yes, this us the second one I've entered today! And if I can ever make it to my computer today I'll try and blog about it...I hope!

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  4. hands down the plum cowl! what a great color & comfy design :)

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  5. entered the sandy a la mode giveaway!

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  6. follow you on twitter! (@ohsweetjoy)

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  7. follow you on twitter! (@ohsweetjoy)

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  8. i follow greenview lane on twitter! (@ohsweetjoy)

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  9. i follow greenview lane on twitter! (@ohsweetjoy)

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  10. follow wild and precious via GFC!

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  11. follow wild and precious via GFC!

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  12. hearted greenview lane on etsy!

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  13. so lovely! I love the silver cowl.

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  14. great giveaway! i LOVE the plum wool cowl...of course follow your amazing blog ;) and also like you on fb (maryj is my FB name just in case you are checking :))

    this week is sooo exciting!!!

    xoxoxo,
    cb

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  15. I love the plum wool cowl!

    rebecca.nvcl at gmail.com

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  16. I am indeed a follower. I love all the pretty flowers but for a fav' I'll go with the plum wool cowl because my poor daughter has moved to cold Seattle and I think it would look great on her.

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  17. the sage wool cowl is sooo beautiful!! love it!!
    sandyalamode(at)gmail(dot)com

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  18. umm of course i follow your blog!! :D

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  19. The olive scarf is so sweet..I am all in and keeping my fingers crossed:)
    Kisses,sweetie

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  20. tweeted!!

    http://twitter.com/#!/sandyalamode/status/27855545466

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  21. I LOVE the plum wool cowl!! I love the color and how cozy it looks!
    xo

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  22. I hearted Greenview Lane on Etsy!
    moonbeamwishes
    xo

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  23. I follow @blairita on twitter
    (@moonbeamwishes)
    xo

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  24. I follow @greenviewlane on twitter!
    (@moonbeamwishes)
    xp

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  25. i love the pink rose cotton cowl!

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  26. I tweeted about this amazing giveaway!
    xo
    http://twitter.com/#!/moonbeamwishes/status/27855870209

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  27. i am a follower of wild and precious!

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  28. I entered the Sandy a La Mode giveaway!
    xo

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  29. i entered the sandy a la mode giveaway!

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  30. AHhhh soooo lovely. I'm gonna go with the cream wool cowl twist design :)

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  31. I'm in love with the olive wool cowl!

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  32. and i favorited greenview lane on etsy!

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  33. tweeted. and www.twitter.com/gangsterpixie2

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  34. i'm a fan of wild & precious on facebook!

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  35. and i entered the sandy a la mode giveaway!

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  36. I'm lovin' the scarves, too!! : D

    Cream, Charcoal, AND Olive!!!!

    ♥♥♥

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  37. Definitely loving the plum wool cowl!

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  38. i LOVE the plum wool cowl! it would go perfectly with my new purple wellies i just bought! <3

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  39. That cream twist cowl scarf is gorgeous! LOVE these!

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  40. Favorited Greenview Lane on Etsy!

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  41. My favorite item is http://www.etsy.com/listing/56099568/sage-wool-cowl I just LOVE the color!

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  42. Tweeted the giveaway @itsmichelelee

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  43. Posted the link via blog! http://macattackyo.blogspot.com/2010/10/yep-you-guessed-it.html

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  44. I entered in the giveaway for Sandy a la Mode too!

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  45. I follow wild and precious on GFC~

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  46. I favorited Greenview Lane on etsy!

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  47. I'm a fan of wild and precious on FBook!

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  48. I entered the Sandy a la Mode giveaway!

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  49. I love the plum one! I want one right now please?!

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  50. love the pink cowl best... they all look so comfy~!

    le.paradis.found at gmail dot com

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  51. i'm already a follower via gfc.

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  52. The plum cowl is my definite favorite.

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  53. Following W&P via Google Reader

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  54. Hearted GVL on etsy (user redpanda)

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  55. Following you on twitter (redpandajewelry)

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  56. They look SO cozy! I love the plum wool cowl...def my fave :)

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  57. I love the black and white wool cowl! Ah-mazing!!!!!
    amanda@farmgirlwrites.com

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  58. I hearted greenviewlane on etsy!

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  59. I entered the Sandy a la Mode giveaway!

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  64. I like the Silver Wool Cowl the best!

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  65. favorited their shop on etsy!

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  66. following you both on twitter!

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  67. added as a favorite on Etsy (CottonLane)

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  68. i follow blairita (@cotton_lane)

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  69. i follow @greenviewlane (@cotton_lane)

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  70. I like the cream wool and pink rose cowl!

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  71. entered handmade collectibles giveaway

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  72. I really love the plum & the charcoal cowls - don't know how I'd choose!

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  73. I favorited greenview lane! :)

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  74. aaand - I entered Cole's giveaway for a wreath! :)

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  75. i adore the wool cowls...and LOVE the one in plum! gorgeous!

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  76. i'm a follower...and i must say i am loving the new you! :)

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  77. my favorite is the sage wool cowl. the cowls are fantastic!

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  78. added Greenview Lane as a fave on etsy!

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  79. i'm your fan on facebook (and off facebook) :)

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  80. i follow you both on twitter!

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  81. i entered the handmade collectibles giveaway!

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  82. I am a fan of W&P on facebook!

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  83. Greenview Lane is a favorite on etsy!

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  84. I tweeted about the giveaway (@shelltonbelle)!

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  85. I follow @blairita on twitter(@shelltonbelle)!

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  87. I also entered the isla, sandy, & handmade colectibles giveaways!

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  88. I follow Greenview Lane on twitter (@shelltonbelle)!

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  89. My favorite design is the :
    Organza and Peacock Feather Hair Clip!

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  90. I entered the red felt pouch giveaway !:)

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  91. love the Destash Pink Plaid Silk Flowers Pair

    bbgoad@gmail.com

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  92. love the Destash Pink Plaid Silk Flowers Pair

    bbgoad@gmail.com

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  93. following Wild & Precious
    bbgoad@gmail.com

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  94. The SIlver Wool Cowl is my favorite!
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  95. I follow your blog with google friend connect
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com
    #1

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  96. I follow your blog with google friend connect
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com
    #2

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  97. I favorite Greenview Lanes on Etsy - my Etsy name is hurdler4eva
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  98. I'm a fan of Wild & Precious on Facebook - my FB name is Amanda Moore

    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  99. I follow you on Twitter - I'm @AmberGoo

    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  100. I follow @greenviewlane on Twitter - I'm @AmberGoo
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  101. I tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/#!/AmberGoo/status/27968683467
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  102. I need the Plum Wool Cowl in my life!
    jhbalvin at gmail dot com

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  103. Great shop. I love the Cotton Cowl...in plum. Thanks!

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  104. Added Greenview Lane as a favorite on etsy

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  105. I really like the 'Olive Green Leather Flower 4 Pack' Thank you!
    ceevegnashville [at] gmail [dot] com

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  106. My favorite design is def the Plum Fuzzy Wool Cowl.

    bsyb100 at gmail dot com

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  107. Follow W&P on GFC entry 1

    bsyb100 at gmail dot com

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  108. Follow W&P on GFC entry 2

    bsyb100 at gmail dot com

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  109. Favorited Greenview Lane on etsy.

    bsyb100 at gmail dot com

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  110. Follow Blairita on twitter @bsyb

    bsyb100 at gmail dot com

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  111. Follow greenviewlane on twitter @bsyb

    bsyb100 at gmail dot com

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  112. tweeted here: http://twitter.com/bsyb/status/27984612138

    bsyb100 at gmail dot com

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  113. blogged about it, and will again tonight.

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  114. Entered other celebration giveaways.

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  115. follow you on gfc as jhb
    jhbalvin at gmail dot com
    1

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  116. follow you on gfc as jhb
    2
    jhbalvin at gmail dot com

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  117. following you on twitter @jhitomi
    jhbalvin at gmail dot com

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  118. entered in petunia blooms giveaway and all the others.
    jhbalvin at gmail dot com

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  119. Plum Wool Cowl is my favorite. eclairre(at)ymail(dot)com

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  120. Entered another one of your giveaways.

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  121. I love the Plum Wool Cowl.

    kiddomsg at gmail dot com

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  122. I follow W&P via GFC.

    kiddomsg at gmail dot com

    #1

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  123. I follow W&P via GFC.

    kiddomsg at gmail dot com

    #2

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  124. I fave Greenview Lane on Etsy (houseofplush).

    kiddomsg at gmail dot com

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  125. I'm a fan of W&P on FB (Suzanne Gregg).

    kiddomsg at gmail dot com

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  126. I follow @blairita on Twitter @kiddo47.

    kiddomsg at gmail dot com

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  127. I entered the Handmade Collectibles giveaway.

    kiddomsg at gmail dot com

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  128. I follow @greenviewlane on Twitter @kiddo47.

    kiddomsg at gmail dot com

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  129. I tweeted about the giveaway (@shelltonbelle)!

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  130. I LOVE the plum wool cowl! So pretty!

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  131. I really like the charcoal cowl
    matt_owns_me{at}yahoo{dot}com

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  132. I follow Wild & Precious on Google Friend Connect / Blogger
    Entry #1
    matt_owns_me{at}yahoo{dot}com

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  133. I follow Wild & Precious on Google Friend Connect / Blogger
    Entry #2
    matt_owns_me{at}yahoo{dot}com

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  134. Favorited Greenview Lane on Etsy (ID: BountyHunter338)

    matt_owns_me{at}yahoo{dot}com

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  135. Fan of Wild & Precious on FB (contact me for full name)
    matt_owns_me{at}yahoo{dot}com

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  136. Tweet for today: http://twitter.com/BountyHunter338/status/28043159398
    matt_owns_me{at}yahoo{dot}com

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  137. I follow blairita on Twitter @BountyHunter338
    matt_owns_me{at}yahoo{dot}com

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  138. I follow greenviewlane on Twitter @BountyHunter338
    matt_owns_me{at}yahoo{dot}com

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  139. Entered Blonde Peacock giveaway
    matt_owns_me{at}yahoo{dot}com

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  140. so cute! i love the grey one, or the plum... they are all so pretty! :)

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