Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Gigi's Day

I am so pleased to announce the winner for my 100th post!

This lovely winner has been following me since very early on. Gigi's blog, The Magpie's Fancy is one of my personal favorites. I can't even begin to describe with much sincerity how I've enjoyed getting to know her through her blog. I've even said over and over how much I adore her life. I enjoy sharing many of her posts with my boyfriend; he loves her captivating header with one of her own beautiful images of the moon over the ocean.

I've enjoyed traveling with her to London (virtually) and have enjoyed all her baking creations in her beach cottage. Her pictures and writing make me feel as if I'm really there with her about to enjoy breakfast chatting with an old friend. She is a very talented writer. One of my favorite stories she told around Halloween is about how she met her husband. They were outside waiting for one of their classes to start years ago, and he began talking to her, all the while she had been secretly crushing on him. It warms my soul to think of the sweet shy girl with a crush getting the guy she secretly pines after. And I love the nature walks she shares, I feel as if two friends are walking alongside in nature together.  So Gigi, thank YOU, for your loyalty and friendship.

I am very excited to personalize a gift package. No pics yet. It will comprise of a little bit of me, and a little bit of her. I can't wait to get started!

If you don't already follow Gigi, don't let another day go by without doing so... :)

Happy Tuesday!


  1. Oh Congrats to Gigi & Congrats to you again dear on the 100th post. I'll go check out Gigi's blog right now. =)

  2. Congrats Gigi and congrats to you on your 100th post Colette! It looks like you are making progress on the novel. Keep it up girl! Kori xoxo

  3. I am sending you the biggest virtual hug you can imagine, my friend! First, I have to say that this is the first giveaway I've ever won, and I feel so fortunate that it was YOURS. Your posts always brighten my day, and I love your creative spirit. You are one of the people who makes blogging such a joy for me.

    I am so touched by everything you said about my blog. For once, I'm at a loss for words. Just know that you have made my day. Make that my week!!!

    Thank you, sweet Colette, from the bottom of my little blogging heart.

    xoxo Gigi

    P.S. Did you know that Colette the French writer wrote the novelette Gigi (upon which the musical is based)? I think we were destined to be friends!

  4. I couldn't think of a more wonderful soul to win this giveaway! Gigi warms my heart with her words, and she holds a very special place in my world!

    Colette, I look forward to seeing what glorious goodies you send her way.


  5. How wonderful! Congrats on your 100th and I also can't think of a better person to win your prize but Gigi - she is the absolute best, I like you adore her. Congrats to you Gigi - I can't wait to see what Nicolette puts together for you!

  6. Hey my friend!

    I am so sorry I haven't been by in a while. I just want you to know that my package arrived yesterday and I LOVE my ornament! It's beautiful! Thank you so much! Congrats to Gigi! I will have to check her out!


  7. Congrats to Gigi!
    100% agree~ she is certainly one of the loveliest blogger & what a talented lady!

  8. Congrats to Gigi, and so lovely of you to have a giveaway.

  9. Oooo I'm so happy it's Gigi. One of the most gorgeous bloggers out there. I loved what you have written about Magpie's Fancy, way to go.


  10. Thanks for the comments on the award post honey. I see you are making progress on your writing too! I am dying to finish. I hope you have a great weekend and can get some more done. Kori xoxo

  11. Oh yes, I agree with you and all the others. Congratulations Gigi, you deserve it! And Colette, congratulations on your 100th post! You have a lovely blog. I think I'll stick around for a while.

  12. Oodles of wonderfully happy congrats to Gigi on winning your beautiful giveaway. It was so sweet of you to offer, and seems extra special that a cherished friend of yours was the winner. I just love it when life is serendipitous like that.

    Have a splendid Friday, honey - tons of hugs,
    ♥ Jessica



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