Saturday, April 4, 2015

They say it's my birthday...

**Disclosure: L.L.Bean in NO WAY compensated me for this post. (But they should have.) I just love their stuff! 

Actually, it was yesterday. Thursday I celebrated by driving to Asheville to see the Dressing Downton display at Biltmore, but more about that later.

(For those of you who think DL is perfect, he gave me a gift card to Borders.  Which closed in 2009. So...)

I decided that I would celebrate my birthday month by doing one of things I love to do--making other folks smile.  So today, I am giving away a small L.L. Bean tote (if the Rafflecopter works).  I LOVE totes! Tote-ally. Every few years I order a replacement and I'm good to go.  And the L.L. Bean totes are my go-to for value and construction.

I first started buying L.L.Bean totes back when I first got married.  I purchased two PLUS a soft sided duffle.  Since then, I've bought my husband an overnight bag AND a computer bag, and at least ten different pieces for myself and my daughter.  I am never disappointed by an L.L. Bean bag.




These are the three I bought this year:  two big ones (to replace a big one that was approximately 10 years old) and a small one that replaces two lunch boxes that had seen better days.
One thing I thought to do was to buy one expressly for Kirb Appeal.  In the interest of attempting to be organized, I decided I would have a blogging/booth tote ready to go at all times.  So I loaded it up with stuff I use:



...and it's always at the ready!

Now, for the good part; I'm giving away a small tote!  (If the Rafflecopter works the way it should.  I am not good at these sorts of things.)  Just two steps, and you're done!!  Spread the word (and the love, but not the STDs) and good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

18 comments:

Coastal Farmgirl said...

I am so excited! Hope your day was filled with fun & mischief!

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

i have one i got as a bridesmaid gift and i am tote-ally overdue for another one! :) and i hope you had the BEST BIRTHDAY EVER and got some awesome reads with your borders' card. ;)

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Love LL Bean totes. What a fun giveaway. Happy Birthday. I also saw the Downton Abbey exhibit at Biltmore, so much fun!
hugs,
Linda

Art and Sand said...

My daughter has several LL Bean totes that I am sure I paid for, but I don't own one - yet!

Happy Birthday!

babsinmass said...

Happy belated birthday.

Katie @ On the Banks of Squaw Creek said...

I have one from a bridesmaid gift, too! And I love it!

karen@somewhatquirky said...

Well bless his heart. Did you just burst out laughing? Hope you had a great birthday.

Junkchiccottage said...

Happy Birthday Kirby. Hope it was a great day.
Kris

Lynne said...

Thank you for the chance to win - and thank you for always lifting my spirits with your wonderful writing and your sense of humor. Your Downton Abbey recaps are a highlight! (and I too went into mourning when I heard the news.......)

Donnamae said...

Happy belated Birthday! I started following your blog because of the Downton Abbey recaps...and I stayed for the humor! Thanks for the chance! ;)

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

Happy Birthday!

Andrea said...

Love the Kirb Appeal one!

Joye with an e said...

I like your totes (and birds, too). Hope your birthday was nice. Thanks!

andi filante said...

I don't tweet, but happy birthday! Mine is this month too!!

-andi

Lynn@FernAvenueBlog said...

I hope you had a very happy birthday!!

Andrea Bates said...

What a fun giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win. :)

Bliss said...

I need a tote. Or 100.

babsinmass said...

Thank you, Kirby, the tote arrived! I love it!

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