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Sponsor Giveaway: My Little Sunshine, $20 Gift Certificate



I mean, ... can I just say that I have the best sponsors? I mean seriously -- I look over at my side column and am just blown away by the creativity, talent, and skill!  Ashley of My Little Sunshine Handmade is no exception.  I SO wish I could put together bags and accessories the way this girl can.  Not to mention her super cute blog.  She is, in a word, adorable!  And generous too! -- we're pairing together to offer one Wild & Precious reader a $20 gift certificate to her shop!  But first, if you haven't yet had the pleasure of meeting this creative gal, here's a little get-to-know-you Q&A:

Q: Tell me about why and when you decided to start an etsy shop?
A: About 2 years ago my husband bought me a sewing machine & said "make beautiful things". He invested in a few sewing lessons for me & even opened up my first etsy shop for me. What a keeper, right?? I guess he really believed in me, even when I didn't! As I started to sew, I realized how much I loved creating things & was so surprised each time someone told me, "I would totally buy that!" Slowly I built up the courage to open up shop & actually use the account that my husband had made for me! It has taken me a while to find my identity in the etsy world, but I am so thankful I didn't give up- now I truly feel at home in my little etsy storefront :)

Q: What inspires you?
A: Coffee. I may be an addict, I definitely need it to get my brain juices flowing every morning! No my inspiration really comes from the beautiful creations I find in nature, spending time with family, and browsing my favorite shops (anthro, j.crew, fossil, UO, just to name a few...) Good thing I live in the country, or else this etsy shop might not have any moolah to run on!




Q: Any new art/crafts you want to learn?
A: I am in the process of learning graphic design and am SO pumped! I am constantly amazed at technology & find that as a small business owner, it is SO important for me to keep up with it all, at least as much as I can. I am definitely not the first to jump on the technology train, yeesh, I still have a flip phone (I know, so lame.) but I am trying my best to be a constant student, to learn & try new forms of art...I never want to become a person who just doesn't want to learn something new.

Q: Favorite thing about blogging?
A: I think my favorite thing about blogging is the brainstorming that comes before the post. A lot of times, it makes me go through my week or my day & think about things that I am thankful for, fun things that have happened, or interesting items that I want to share. So many times they are precious moments, small details or fun accomplishments that if not for blogging, I would probably just sweep aside & forget about or treat as insignificant, when every breath is so precious.




Q: If you could have any celebrity show of one of your designs, who would you pick?
A: I am a closet disney lover (ok, not so secret anymore!). Yes, I'm 25 & still watch kids shows. What can I say, I am addicted to the cheese-ball, tween dramas...admitting is the first step to recovery, right? So with that said, if Selena Gomez ever carried one of my wristlets or bags, I think I might die.


Q: Favorite candy, drink, and breakfast food?
A: So, I'm kind of a health nut & actually don't eat candy *gasp*, I know...more proof that I am a total weirdo. I do like chocolate covered coffee beans though, so if that counts as a candy, then we have a winner! Favorite drink? an Iced Americano, slightly sweetened with a little bit of cream...delicious. And to break the coffee theme, my favorite breakfast food is egg & avocado tacos on corn tortillas. Don't knock it before you try it. They are SO yummy.

Where to find Ashley:





How to Win:
Visit My Little Sunshine Handmade and come back and tell me what you love most!

additional ways to enter
1. follow Wild & Precious
 2. follow ashley's blog
3. favorite the lovely poppy on etsy
6. share a link to this post on facebook
7. Tweet about the giveaway with link and @ mentions {1 entry per day}
8. follow me on twitter @blairita
9.  follow ashley @sunshinefabric on twitter
10. add my little sunshine button to your sidebar
11. Blog about the giveaway or post a link on your side bar {2 entries}
                                                     

the fine print:
{you must leave a separate comment for each entry. for example: this includes leaving 2 separate comments for blogging. Anonymous entries will not be excepted.  You must leave your email address.  Giveaway closes late Friday night 7/15 & winner will be chosen via random.org}

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252 comments...:

  1. The pleated hobo bags are faaabulous.

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  2. I favorited Lovely Poppy on Etsy.

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  3. I like W&P on Fb (it's how I found out about this fab giveaway!)

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  4. I follow blarita on Twitter.

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  5. I follow sunshinefabric on Twitter.

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  6. I love the pinwheels and confetti headband - so pretty!

    sarah at yesteachercrafts dot com

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  7. I hearted her on etsy (yesteacher)

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  8. I like Wild and precious on FB (Sarah Bee)

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  9. I like Little Sunshine on FB (Sarah Bee)

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  10. I follow you on twitter (@yes_teacher)

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  11. I follow Ashley on twitter (@yes_teacher)

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  12. Tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/#!/yes_teacher/status/89338840543793152

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  13. I liked wild and precious on fb.

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  14. I liked little sunshine on FB.

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  15. I am now following her blog!

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  16. I love the windswept wristlet in spice!

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  17. I added Little Sunshine to my favs on etsy!

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  18. I like Wild & Precious on fb!

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  19. I follow you on twitter! @kwalk106

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  20. Great giveaway, love the Windswept Wristlet in Splintered Wood

    vbgems at gmail dot com

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  21. I am a follower with gfc

    vbgems at gmail dot com

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  22. I love the windswept hip bag ocean bag.

    katietamblingson at yahoo dot com

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  23. I follow W&P

    katietamblingson at yahoo dot com

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  24. the Candied Popcorn Rosette Clip is very pretty!

    bridugas88@yahoo.com

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  25. i follow via GFC :)

    bridugas88@yahoo.com

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  26. I like Pleated Perfection Totes.

    melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

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  27. GFC Follower:Melody Johnson

    melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

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  28. I love the Pleated Hobo Satchel in Saffron and Mint! Thanks for the chance.

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  29. I added My Little Sunshine Handmade to my favorites on etsy!

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  30. I like Wild & Precious on Facebook.

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  31. I like Little Sunshine on Facebook.

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  32. yet another great giveaway! there are just so many cute bags at this shop but i must say my fave is the windswept wristlet in woodcut (it's even fun to say!)
    xx, kait
    kait.prettythings(at)gmail(dot)com

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  33. oh and i OF COURSE follow wild & precious :)
    xx, kait
    kait.prettythings(at)gmail(dot)com

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  34. and now my sunshine handmade is an etsy fave :)
    xx, kait
    kait.prettythings(at)gmail(dot)com

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  35. already a fan of wild & precious on facebook!!
    xx, kait
    kait.prettythings(at)gmail(dot)com

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  36. fan #63 of my little sunshine on facebook :)
    xx, kait
    kait.prettythings(at)gmail(dot)com

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  37. I am following Wild and Precious...Thanks

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  38. I adore the Pleated Hobo Satchel in Natural Turquoise from the shop..Thanks for the chance...

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  39. I already follow The Carters aka Ashley's blog..
    Thanks for the chance...

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  40. Love Windswept Linen Hip Bag, Pleated Perfection Tote in Bloom, & Lovely in Damask Wristlet

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  41. I like the Windswept Wristlets in Punch and Spice!

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  42. Added her shop to my Etsy favs!

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  43. Like My Little Sunshine on FB1

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  44. Following you on Twitter (@sazzyfrazzy)!

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  45. Following My Little Sunshine on Twitter (@sazzyfrazzy)!

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  46. Tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/sazzyfrazzy/status/89781985488281600

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  47. Shared on FB:
    http://tinyurl.com/6e42vbd

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  48. Grabbed the My Little Sunshine button:
    http://sazzyfrazz.blogspot.com/

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  49. Blogged #1
    http://sazzyfrazz.blogspot.com/2011/07/wild-and-precious-sponsor-giveaway-my.html

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  50. Blogged #2
    http://sazzyfrazz.blogspot.com/2011/07/wild-and-precious-sponsor-giveaway-my.html

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  51. i love Pleated Perfection Tote in Bark :)

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  52. i follow Wild & Precious :)

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  53. i "like" Wild & Precious on Facebook

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  54. i "like" Little Sunshine on facebook

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  55. i follow ashley @sunshinefabric on twitter

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  56. I love the Pleated Perfection Tote in Bloom

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  57. I love the Windswept Wristlet in Slate! I'm a big fan of grey and yellow.
    katelyn.j.stephens at gmail dot com

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  58. My favorite is Kindle/Nook E-reader Cover in Burlap Lace.

    egle dot mane at gmail dot com

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  59. My favorite is the Lovely in Damask Wristlet :)

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  60. I just love the Pleated Hobo Satchel in Saffron and Mint! One of my favorite color combinations.

    marija.majerle at gmail dot com

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  61. following you via GFC

    marija.majerle at gmail dot com

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  62. following Ashley's blog via GFC

    marija.majerle at gmail dot com

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  63. hearted The Lovely Poppy on Etsy- username bokononist

    marija.majerle at gmail dot com

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  64. following you on twitter @mrsclutterbuck

    marija.majerle at gmail dot com

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  65. following Ashley on twitter @mrsclutterbuck

    marija.majerle at gmail dot com

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  66. I really love the saffron and mint hobo bag. Great etsy shop great photos too!

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  67. LOVE the Windswept Wristlet in Woodcut.

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  68. I like the Modern Dots Diaper Bag.

    unforgetable_dreamer_always (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  69. I like the windswept wristwlet in natural turquoise!

    hrfarley at gmail dot com

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  70. I love the Windswept Wristlet in Charcoal.

    K.J.Hartenstein@gmail.com

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  71. I'm loving the diaper bags and hair pins!
    moderntypography {at} aol [dot] com

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  72. I love the wristlet in hydrangea blooms!!

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  73. I follow you on Twitter! @ElfRenee

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  74. I follow sunshine fabric on Twitter! @ElfRenee

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  75. I follow the my little sunshine blog!

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  76. I tweeted!
    http://twitter.com/#!/ElfRenee/status/90617906743885825

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  77. I love the cascading roses wrislet clutch.

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  78. i like the Ruffled Sunshine Diaper Bag, i wonder if i could use it for a laptop bag?

    mylittleartichoke at gmail dot com

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  79. i also follow ashley via bloglovin

    mylittleartichoke at gmail dot com

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  80. I love the Pleated Hobo Satchel in Saffron & Mint the most! Cute!
    kristi.blackstone at yahoo dot com

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  81. Follow your blog with GFC as Kristi B
    kristi.blackstone at yahoo dot com

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  82. I follow Ashley's blog with GFC as Kristi B
    kristi.blackstone at yahoo dot com

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  83. I faved Lovely Poppy on Etsy as Ta Dah Boutique
    kristi.blackstone at yahoo dot com

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  84. I like you on FB as Blissful Bee Blogging
    kristi.blackstone at yahoo dot com

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  85. I like Little Sunshine on FB as Blissful Bee Blogging
    kristi.blackstone at yahoo dot com

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  86. Follow you on Twitter @missblissfulbee
    kristi.blackstone at yahoo dot com

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  87. Follow Sunshine Fabric on Twitter @missblissfulbee
    kristi.blackstone at yahoo dot com

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  88. Ohhh, the "Windswept Wristlet in Cloudy with a Chance..." is just so pretty!

    debyeo at hotmail dot com

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  89. I already follow you on Twitter as dspdavey.

    debyeo at hotmail dot com

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  90. I follow Ashley on Twitter as dspdavey.

    debyeo at hotmail dot com

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  91. i like the Ruffled Sunshine Diaper Bag & Zip Pouch
    yanuzo at hotmail dot com

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  92. i follow wild and precious on gfc
    yanuzo at hotmail dot com

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  93. i like wild and precious on fb
    yanuzo at hotmail dot com

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  94. i like little sunshine on fb
    yanuzo at hotmail dot com

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  95. I LOVE the windswept hip bag in ocean blue!
    Dagmar B.
    sirentattoo@hotmail.com

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  96. i love the pleated perfection tote in bark
    butler83ataoldotcom

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  97. i hearted the shop on etsy
    butler83ataoldotcom

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  98. I follow wild and precious

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  99. i follow my little sunshine

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  100. I love the windswept wristlet in slate

    kaylynn_0419(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  101. I follow Wild and Precious

    kaylynn_0419(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  102. I follow Ashley's blog

    kaylynn_0419(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  103. I heart her etsy shop

    kaylynn_0419(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  104. I like Wild and Precious on fb

    kaylynn_0419(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  105. I like Little Sunshine on fb

    kaylynn_0419(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  106. Love the Pleated Perfection Tote!

    eilderts07@gmail.com

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  107. I follow Wild and Precious!

    eilderts07@gmail.com

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  108. I "like" Wild & Precious on Facebook.

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  109. I follow @blarita on twitter!

    eilderts07@gmail.com

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  110. I love the Windswept hip bag in blue. That color is gorgeous!

    shelovestocraft at gmail

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  111. I am already a follower of your blog, so I hope this counts as a "follow" entry.

    shelovestocraft at gmail

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  112. I am now also following Ashley's blog (the Carters)

    shelovetocraft at gmail

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  113. I am now following @sunshinefabric on Twitter.

    shelovestocraft at gmail

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  114. I tweeted about this giveaway, I tagged @sunshinefabric in the tweet. My twitter account is the same as my email and blog.

    shelovestocraft at gmail

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  115. I like the Windswept Wristlet in Midnight Blue

    sswpss at yahoo dot com

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  116. I follow Wild & Precious via GFC as "sswpss"

    sswpss at yahoo dot com

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  117. i like the Mustard Greens Pleated Hobo Satchel
    gustosagiveaways atymaildotcom

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  118. gfc follower
    gustosagiveaways atymaildotcom

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  119. gustosa heart the my sunshine handmade on etsy
    gustosagiveaways atymaildotcom

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  120. following my little sunshine blog via gfc
    gustosagiveaways atymaildotcom

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  121. gustosa giveaways like wild and precious on fb
    gustosagiveaways atymaildotcom

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  122. gustosa giveaways like my little sunshine on fb
    gustosagiveaways atymaildotcom

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  123. @gustosagiveaway following @blairita on twitter
    gustosagiveaways atymaildotcom

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  124. fb share
    http://www.facebook.com/gustosagiveaways/posts/234003856619635
    gustosagiveaways atymaildotcom

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  125. tweet
    http://twitter.com/#!/gustosagiveaway/status/91129091532656641
    gustosagiveaways atymaildotcom

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  126. blog post
    http://gustosa-giveaways.blogspot.com/2011/07/20-my-little-sunshine-handmade-gc.html
    gustosagiveaways atymaildotcom
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  127. blog post
    http://gustosa-giveaways.blogspot.com/2011/07/20-my-little-sunshine-handmade-gc.html
    gustosagiveaways atymaildotcom

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  128. my little sunshine button
    http://gustosa-giveaways.blogspot.com/
    gustosagiveaways atymaildotcom

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  129. I like the piwheels and poppies headband, so cute!!

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  130. yay, here's my fav: http://www.etsy.com/listing/73127059/pleated-perfection-tote-in-bark

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  131. i love the windsewpt wrislet in charcoal pmgiglia@yahoo.com paula giglia

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  132. follow Wild & Precious through gfc pmgiglia@yahoo.com

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  133. pmgiglia@yahoo.com i follow ashley's blog

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  134. favorited the lovely poppy on etsy
    also did my little sunshine..pmgiglia@yahoo.com

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  135. I "liked" Wild & Precious on Facebook pmgiglia@yahoo.com

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  136. I "liked" Little Sunshine on facebook
    pmgiglia@yahoo.com

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  137. Such a great shop! Love her stuff. I follow W&P.

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  138. My favorite item is the Windswept Wristlet in Midnight Blue
    Ladytink_534(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  139. I'm a GFC follower: Ladytink_534
    Ladytink_534(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  140. I LIKE you on FB~ Jennifer L.
    Ladytink_534(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  141. I LIKE them on FB~ Jennifer L.
    Ladytink_534(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  142. I follow you on Twitter (@Ladytink_534)
    Ladytink_534(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  143. I follow them on Twitter (@Ladytink_534)
    Ladytink_534(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  144. I follow Ashley on Twitter. Oops, I haven't been leaving my email.

    starryfly43.at.yahoo.dot.com

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  145. Tweeted
    https://twitter.com/#!/Ladytink_534/status/91242296359653376

    Ladytink_534(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  146. She has such amazing stuff, how can I choose just one? Being a mom of three wee ones I would love the Ruffled Sunshine Diaper Bag & Zip Pouch. Although, I could easily change my mind at any second.

    starryfly43.at.yahoo.dot.com

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  147. I love the Confetti Rose hair clip in mysunshinehandmade's shop!

    thelovelythalia (at) comcast.net

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  148. I have hearted My Little Sunshine Handmade (as TealStripes).

    thelovelythalia (at) comcast.net

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  149. I have "liked" My Little Sunshine on Facebook (as Tealstripes.etsy.com)

    thelovelythalia (at) comcast.net

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  150. Love the Windswept Linen Hip Bag, Sweet Cocoa!

    tjmetz@ mchsi. com

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  151. I follow W&P via GFC

    tjmetz@ mchsi. com

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  152. Follow Ashley's blog via GFC

    tjmetz@ mchsi. com

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  153. Favorited on Etsy as sunsign6

    tjmetz@ mchsi. com

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  154. I adore Windswept Wristlet in Slate! (hearted it - oksana2372 on Etsy)

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/75668830/windswept-wristlet-in-slate

    ksyshenka(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  155. Following your blog via GFC! (ksyshenka)

    ksyshenka(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  156. Following ashley's blog via GFC! (ksyshenka)

    ksyshenka(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  157. I favorited the lovely poppy on etsy! (oksana2372)

    ksyshenka(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  158. I like you on Facebook!

    (oksana vladimirovna)

    ksyshenka(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  159. I like Little Sunshine on facebook and sent them regards from you:

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/My-Little-Sunshine/161580563871725?sk=wall#!/permalink.php?story_fbid=242809169082197&id=100000966605964

    (oksana vladimirovna)

    ksyshenka(at)yahoo(dot)com

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