Quilter's Blog Hop Party & Giveaway
|Two of my favorite holiday quilts - quick, easy and DONE!|
I've been busy decorating my home with all my Christmas quilts. A neighbor came over last week and said, "Gee. You keep a lot of quilts!" Sure. Why not? It's just that I have them everywhere.
The holidays are filled with parties. What about parties for quilters?
Party time at the Quilting Gallery. They are celebrating their 5th birthday with links to 150 quilting blogs with giveaways at every one!
|The Quilting Gallery's 5th Birthday Celebration|
What is that? Here, let them say it in their own words:
Meet thousands of quilters from around the world in the quilting bloggers directory, then browse the quilt shop locator for quilting retailers and professionals. Find connections in our world-wide directory of quilt guilds and search for the latest in quilting books, patterns and notions in the quilter's market.
|Visit hundreds of quilt sites with ALL offering giveaways!|
And, yes, that means that I am also offering a giveaway. I'm part of the blog hop and it's my way to celebrate, too! I am offering one of my calendars to one lucky winner.
USA or Canadian winners will get a copy of my 2013 quilting calendar
|Hundres of blocks and dozens of quilts|
What do you have to do? Just leave me a comment letting me know your own (or your child's) favorite story book. You don't have to be a follower, but I certainly won't stop you if you sign up. This way you won't miss my future posts and more GIVEAWAYS!
The contest closes at midnight December 15th (EST in the USA). Then Mr. Random Number Generator will select one lucky winner and I will notify him/her.
Now, go visit all of the fabulous other quilt blogs from around the world at The Quilting Gallery. Make sure you pace yourself! So as not to overwhelm those at the beginning of the alphabet on the Gallery page, start hopping on those blogs that begin with the first letter of your own name (ie, I would start with the "Ds".
my oldest son used to love the book 'Davy Deer's Little Red Scarf'ReplyDelete
I do follow and thank you
When my kids were little I loved "Baby Gorilla" about the jungle friends that loved the baby gorilla just as much when he started to grow. I used to tell them, 'the bigger you get, the more I'll love you.' That story STILL makes me cry, lol!ReplyDelete
Littlt Women :)ReplyDelete
That's easy - my favorite books as a child were the Little House books! And then my children enjoyed them too :*)ReplyDelete
The Dr Seuss books were my children's favorites.ReplyDelete
My kids love Geronimo Stilton books about a mouse and his antics.ReplyDelete
I ran a daycare, and all the kids loved Dinosaur Roar. I loved reading it to them. They would act out the parts. It was hilarious every time.ReplyDelete
Any Dr. Seuss but my favorite was the Butter Battle Book. I hope your calendar will make me more organized! lolReplyDelete
My son and I used to read "The Money Tree". It was an obscure little book, so you've probably never heard about it. We loved it, though.ReplyDelete
We used to read a collection of stories called "Mouse Soup" to our son. Child and parents alike found it entertaining!ReplyDelete
My favorite book as a child was The Little Princess!ReplyDelete
EEP! This calendar is on my Wish List! I love Edward Gorey's The Ghastlycrumb Tinies, and yes, we shared it with the nieces and nephews when they were little :)ReplyDelete
I loved all the Golden Books, especially Raggedy Ann and Cinderella.ReplyDelete
Goodnight Moon was a favorite when my boys were younger. Thanks for the chance at a super giveaway.ReplyDelete
My favorites were Grimm's Fairy Tales. Would love to win your calendar (I was at B&N today and couldn't find any)...thanks for the chance.ReplyDelete
I'm already a happy follower :o)
Pokey Little PuppyReplyDelete
My favourite book was "The Velveteen Rabbit". My kids' favourite was Robert Munch's "Good Families Don't" Thanks for the chance to win.ReplyDelete
I loved reading 'Goodnight Moon' to my kids and now I can read it to my Grandies. I am a followerReplyDelete
Just yesterday I was telling someone that my favorite storybook is "Goodnight, Moon." I always fell asleep reading it to my daughter. Such a tired working mom!ReplyDelete
My granddaughter loves the "Clifford, the big red dog" books!ReplyDelete
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Favourite book s- I have several but I really enjoyed the Anne of Green Gables series. Great giveaway! I am a follower :) amycav at hotmail dot comReplyDelete
When I was little, my Mom used to read Uncle Remus stories to me.ReplyDelete
I am a happy follower. Thanks for the chance to win.
Wow, as a lover of children's lit, I have a hard time with this one. For younger children, I think I'd have to say Where the Wild Things Are. Thanks for the chance to win the calendar. I do follow on e-mail.ReplyDelete
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Oh gosh, I've read most of Sandra Brown books and I love true crime books like Anne Rule's books. THanks and I am a follower.ReplyDelete
The book I read over and over again as a young girl was Little Women... still love that book. Thanks for the chance to win one of your calendars.ReplyDelete
Since I have 2 little ones, their favorites change almost daily. But my daughter loves anything Princess and my son loves Snoopy, Llama Llama, Thomas and CARS.ReplyDelete
I loved "Make Way for Ducklings" when I was a kid. Such a wonderful story. Thanks for the chance to win.ReplyDelete
My children always loved 'The Jolly Postman'ReplyDelete
Our girls were avid readers and enjoyed the series type of books.ReplyDelete
My Dad read me Uncle Wiggily stories by Howard Garis every night when I went to bed. I read them to my children when they were little also.ReplyDelete
I have a collection of Uncle Wiggily books that I'll be passing down to my own Grandchildren.
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The Corduroy books were favorites of my children and now my grandchildren!ReplyDelete
My daughter loves the Rainbow Fairy Books and also books by Beverly Cleary and A to Z mysteries...she reads all the time. My son loves the Magic Tree House series. They LOVE all types of books and they are sad if we don't make a weekly trip to the library...ReplyDelete
Hi my favorite was Mother Goose .ReplyDelete
My favorite children's book is " A Mother for Choco." It is about adoption. We saw it on Reading Rainbow and thought it perfect for our son.ReplyDelete
When I was a child we had a big hardcover book on all kinds of crafts. I loved that book and wish I still had it.ReplyDelete
My grandkids have me read Green Eggs and Ham whenever they visit.ReplyDelete
My girls favorite books were any of the Fraggle Rock books. I recently found all seasons of the show on DVD and gave each of them a set. They were thrilled.ReplyDelete
My oldest son loved "And To Think That It Happened on Mulberry Street" by Dr. Seuss. We both had it memorized before he outgrew the book. Now he reads it to his son. Thanks for the intro to all of the blogs!ReplyDelete
Robert Munsch was a favourite when the kids were little. Thanks for sharing and for the opportunity on a great prize.ReplyDelete
For years, my daycare kids have all loved "Walter, the Farting Dog." My personal favorites were Little Women, Little House on the Prairie and the Bobbsey Twins books. (firstname.lastname@example.org)ReplyDelete
I loved reading the Little House on the Prairie Books. I think that is when I fell in love with reading and have never stopped. The Welcome Quilt BOM is so much fun. I'd like to win your calendar.ReplyDelete
Like most little children mine loved the Suess booksReplyDelete
My favorites were the Grimms Fairy Tales, my daughter loved the Seuss books. Your calendar looks wonderful, I would love to win it and I already follower your blog.ReplyDelete
My boys all just loved "Where the Wild Things Are"ReplyDelete
I am already a follower also.
My children always loved Eric Carles 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'. It made them smile. =) We read tons of books when they were little.ReplyDelete
I am a follower. I love Harry PotterReplyDelete
Mr. Brown by Dr. Seuss. Oh the wonderful sounds Mr Brown can do, can you?ReplyDelete
He loced all the Eric Carl books, and If You Give A Mouse A Cookies.ReplyDelete
I still have them, for when he has children!
I was a school librarian for seven year, so my favorite is Library Lion. You must read it if you haven't!!ReplyDelete
Gosto de Monteiro Lobato.Obrigada pela chance.Seguidora nova GFC 247.ReplyDelete
My favorite story book growing up was Heidi!ReplyDelete
We liked reading about Ferdinand the Bull who liked to smell flowers instead of fight.ReplyDelete
I enjoyed the Nancy Drew books when I was young. Thanks for the great giveaway.ReplyDelete
A favourite that I remember from my childhood is Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates.ReplyDelete
I am a follower. What a wonderful give a way. Thanks for a chance to win. One of my kids favorite books was the Hungry CatapillerReplyDelete
I have a huge collection of storybooks from my teaching days that I read to my grandchildren. Dr Seuss, Eric Carle, Shel Silverstein, Jack Prelutsky and Bill Peet are a few favorite authors. David Pelham's Sam's Sandwich always gets a laugh. And I love Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg.ReplyDelete
I've always loved Peter Rabbit, and I read it to my boys often when they were little. Once I tried to skip ahead, and my son caught me. He turned back a few pages and said, "No! You rewind that!"ReplyDelete
My daughter loved the little engine that could. As a matter of fact when i fell ill and she moved in with me she still had the book and she was 36 years old. Tragically just four days after she moved in she died in my arms from a blood clot to her lung email@example.comReplyDelete
What a wonderful giveaway. Thank you for the chance to win.ReplyDelete
My faviurite story has to be Green Eggs and Ham by Doctor Seuss. A true classic.
My favorite children's book is the Very Hungry Caterpillar! I just adore Eric Carle!!!1ReplyDelete
I had a huge book as a kid with the arabian nights stories, over here they're called '1001 Nacht', they're these awesome stories from far far away countries :) I loved those. Thanks for the chance to win! And you've earned a new follower via Google reader too!ReplyDelete
My favorite story book is Good Night Moon. I do follow you. Thanks for the giveaway!ReplyDelete
My girls loved all the Dr. Seuss books and we would spend alot of time reading them or listening to my oldest(4 at the time) read them to her baby sister. I still like all the characters and am planning to get some Seuss material in the near future.ReplyDelete
Wizard of Oz (followed by the other 49 Oz books. I like some of the newer ones but the old ones are the best.)ReplyDelete
I've been a follower (via email) for some time and enjoy your posts!
we love aliens love underpants :)ReplyDelete
My kids loved Nijntje, typical Dutch ;-) In English: Miffy.ReplyDelete
Thanks for the give away!
I loved The Secret Garden. I really want to see the musical.ReplyDelete
When I was little I think my favourite was Bruno the Bear. I think I still have it laying around.ReplyDelete
A really good one is Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss.ReplyDelete
My son has just discovered 'the Quiltmaker's Gift' ;)ReplyDelete
The Quiltmaker's Gift! Thanks for the chance!ReplyDelete
I am going with Rudolph. I just love deer and I just love this story. I even gave by book to my great newphew so he can enjoy Rudolph now. What a fantastic gift to be giving away. It is one to be treasured and enjoyed over and over again. Thank you for the chance to win and have yourself a very Merry Christmas.ReplyDelete
The Berenstain Bear's Christmas was my kid's favorite Christmas book. I still love a phrase about the family being so happy because they had a 'tasty salmon' for their Christmas dinner!ReplyDelete
Alice in Wonderland.ReplyDelete
Oh - I am a follower and enjoy your posts!ReplyDelete
I had a set of Richard Scary books. I loved all the detail and the beautiful illustrations.ReplyDelete
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My kids loved the Wizard of Oz series, actually I enjoyed them also! Thank you for the chance to own your calendar. jbechosend at sbcglobal dot netReplyDelete
Good Night Moon is a classic in our house :-)ReplyDelete
My daughter's favorite book was Harry the Dirty Dog. She would "read" along cos she knew it by heart.ReplyDelete
My favorite book was Goodnight Moon!ReplyDelete
I loved the Velveteen Rabbit.ReplyDelete
I have two nephews staying with me. One loves "Diary of a Wimpy Kid." The other's favorite is "Good Night Sweet Butterflies"ReplyDelete
I loved Trixie Belden mysteries as a kid. I've tried to get my daughters to love them but I think they are just too old fashioned for them!ReplyDelete
My youngest daughter loves any story about animals.ReplyDelete
My favorite Christmas story is Emma Otter's Jug Band Christmas.ReplyDelete
My kids adore: In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak, Pirate Girl by Cornelia Funke and Tupelo Rides the Rails by Melissa Sweet.
Our favorite books- oh my how much room do I have to write- I teach kindergarten so I have lots and lots of favorite stories. I would choose Pete the cat by eric litwin or Don't let the Pigeon drive the bus series of books by MO Willems. He has some other great books including Leonardo the Terrible Monster.ReplyDelete
I am a new follower of your blog. You have some great blocks.
Regards from Western Canada,
I have a big book called "Read to me Grandma" with various little stories and poems. They are getting old enough to read to me now. I'm a follower too.ReplyDelete
We all loved Leo the Late Bloomer, and The Elephant Who Smashed Small Cars. Happy holidays!ReplyDelete
I particularly loved my Grimm's Fairytale Collection, I read them all!ReplyDelete
I' a new follower.ReplyDelete
We love the book "How much do you love me?"ReplyDelete
Thanks for the opportunity to win.
We love the book "How much do you love me?"ReplyDelete
Thanks for the opportunity to win.
Great give-away!! My son Valentino loves stories about Geronimo Stilton and stories about a littel vampire called Valentino :)ReplyDelete
"Where are They? Search for Susie" is my little one's favorite. Thanks for the great giveaway! Merry Christmas!ReplyDelete
My daughter loves the gingerbread man story!ReplyDelete
My favorite was Ferdinand the Friendly Bull.ReplyDelete
I've read more of the Berenstain Bear books than I'd like to admit... both of my kids LOVED them. So, my favorites really became anything but that, to the point where they would have a pick & then I'd have the next pick. Thanks for a great giveaway!ReplyDelete
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I thought once in my life that if I had to read or listen to Green Eggs and Ham one more time, I might just do myself in....But along came 2 wonderful grandkids and they both loved it like their dad's did so I went through the process for the second time. What would make it great, would be if I could do it for the 3rd time with great grandchildren. ThanksReplyDelete
I have the #1 favorite book of my childhod which was old yella and the next favorite of mine and my daughters is The Boxcar children series. It is a amazeing series for young readersReplyDelete
My sons loved anything with Thomas the Tank Engine in it. thank you for the great giveaway!ReplyDelete
If you give a moose a muffin...thank you.ReplyDelete
My kids loved the Dr Seuss book along with all books.
My kids loved the Dr Seuss book along with all books.
My children loved the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. And I have bought a kit for a Hungry caterpillar quilt, I just hope I will get some grandchild one day! Your give away prize is great, I would love to win it!ReplyDelete
My favourite lecture when I was a chlid was Enid Blyton books. Full of adventures and misteries :DReplyDelete
Ouuu, I have too many favorites :) One is Love you Forever!ReplyDelete
My favourite story books were Nancy Drew. Thanks for the giveaway.ReplyDelete
My favourite and one I passed on to my kids - Very Hungry CatepillarReplyDelete
My childrens favorite book was The Three Little Kittens. I loved reading it to them,too!ReplyDelete
Narnia series. Very fun to read out loud to the kids.ReplyDelete
I love "Little Blue Truck" It is a new favorite at our house.ReplyDelete
I loved the Nancy Drew series growing up.ReplyDelete
We all love "The Wolf's Chicken Stew" by Keiko Kasza. If you haven't read it you're missing out on a great children's book! I'm a new follower and I'm looking forward to getting to know you through your blog.ReplyDelete
I cross my fingers to win. I love Pinocchio. hugs AlessandraReplyDelete
we love Robert Munsch stories! Especially "Mortimer, Be Quiet!" I don't find a lot of time for personal reading. Mostly only read kids' books right now!ReplyDelete
Thanks for the giveaway chance!
"Are you my Mother?" Used to read that to the kids when they were little. We all loved that book.ReplyDelete
"Misty" and "Rod Rides High"ReplyDelete
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One of my favorite books is Heidi. I so wanted to eat goat cheese. Merry Christmas to you!ReplyDelete
I started with the "D"'s. Love your site. Thank youReplyDelete
The answer to your easy question: "Alice in Wonderland." I love that book. I want to thank you for the opportunity to win your giveaway.ReplyDelete
My son always loved all the Eric Carle books, like the Hungry Caterpillar. thanks for the chance to win!!ReplyDelete
My kids loved the book "The King Who Rained" and my grandson loves "My Truck Is Stuck"ReplyDelete
When I was a kid my favorite was Chicken Little!
I always liked the "Little Miss Sunshine" books. Probably because my Dad used to read them to me!ReplyDelete
Anything by Dr. Seuss but 'Green Eggs and Ham' was our first book with my kids.ReplyDelete
My favorite book was Grimm's Fairy Tales and the story of the Elves and the Shoemaker. This tells you how old I am. lolReplyDelete
Winnie the Pooh. The real one by AA Milne.ReplyDelete
My daughter was a prolific reader. She read and reread her books over and over. She really enjoyed anything my Sandra Boyton.ReplyDelete
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My fav is Peter Pan! I won't grow up!ReplyDelete
I have lots of Berenstain Bear books. I bought my 1st one when my kids were little, now my grandchildren take them out of the bookcase and read and reread them. Even the 3 year old likes to look at them and she knows she has to be very careful with them because the older grandkids are very protective about them.ReplyDelete
My favourite storybook is one that I get out every Christmas- the Nutcracker. I collect every version of it that I can find. I just love the story and the beautiful illustrations in the books that I have found (or those that have found me- the collection started accidentally!) thanks!ReplyDelete
My GD's favorite is "Good Night Moon" but mine is "Green Eggs and Ham"ReplyDelete
Mine is The Jungle Book, still love it now! Thanks for the giveaway, I live in France and would love to win your CD.ReplyDelete
I was a very poor reader who never read a book for pleasure until my senior year of High school. I was determined to help my six kids enjoy books and we had story hour every night before bedtime. We worked our way through the Little House books, Narnia, all the classics and every Newberry Award winner. Now my kids are reading those same books to their kids. I really do love that calendar of blocks. That would be a fun challenge for a year and make a great quilt full of memories.ReplyDelete
well my favorite book is The Giving Tree - my daughter's favorite book was - Everyone Poops - LOL - go figure!!ReplyDelete
My favourite book was "Kastrullresan" growing up, my mum read it so many times to us before we got old enough to read such a long book on our own. =) She'd read a chapter each day before bedtime, it was the best time of the day! We'd giggle and laugh so much my sister and me at the adorable story.ReplyDelete
Thanks a lot for the chance to win!
Our favourites are "Diary of a Wombat" and the other two books in the series. We really love it and the pictures are so lovely.ReplyDelete
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My daughter loved the Maisy books thanks for the chanceReplyDelete
I always loved Curious George.ReplyDelete
I always enjoyed Roses for Harry. And Mad Mad Monday when I got a little older. Thanks for the giveaway!ReplyDelete
I read all the Nancy Drew books I could find! I still have them, but here in Sweden Nancy was called Kitty :)ReplyDelete
My little girl loves Cinderella's story- can't get enough of it...ReplyDelete
My 2 yo is obsessed with the Richard Scary books - so so so long every night.ReplyDelete
Dr. Suess has always been my favorite author, so definitely "Green Eggs and Hams" is on top! Thanks for participating in the blog hop party!ReplyDelete
My daughter's top favorites are "Good Night Moon" and "Oh the Thinks You Can Think".ReplyDelete
I always bought my children books for every birthday and every Christmas. The Little Golden Books were always brought out each night for a bedtime story. They all were our favorites.ReplyDelete
New follower here & one of my girls favorite books was Holes. Thank you for the chance to win such a great prize & Seasons Greetings!ReplyDelete
My favourite story as a child was the Winnie the Pooh books. My son loved The Little train stories about Thomas, Percy, Edward and Henry.ReplyDelete
Boy..you are going to make me tell my age...my favorite (I have no children) was Harold and the Purple Crayon. Thanks for being so generous.ReplyDelete
I don't remember if I had a favorite book when I was little. I know my son always liked Dr. Seuss books.ReplyDelete
Our most recent favorite is Cows that Type.ReplyDelete
My boys loved the Dr. Suess books , for me it was the Little house on the Prairie books , thanks for the chance .ReplyDelete
My Daughter and 3 Sons always loved Dr. Seuss books. They really liked Green Eggs and ham. Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win.ReplyDelete
My son loves Geuss how much I love you but I like Seuss's The places you go.ReplyDelete
My boys love to read all the Magic School Bus books. As they are interested in how things work. Thanks for a chance to win! :)ReplyDelete
All three of my boys' favorite book has been Richard Scarry's "Cars and Trucks and Things that Go". In the 13 years that this book has been in my home I've likely read it aloud over 500 times, including today. I'm sure I could recite all 79 pages of it! Have a super day!ReplyDelete
My little boy loves 'There's no such thing as a dragon' and 'The little white owl', both of which I like too!ReplyDelete
I love to read and most of my grandchildren love to read too. One of them love the whimpy kid book. I have to many to list:)ReplyDelete
I mostly remember the Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes my mom used to read to me.ReplyDelete
I had so many favorites! Nancy Drew and Trixie Belden were the tops I guess.ReplyDelete
my son's favorite book was The Night Before Christmas, his grandmother used to come over Christmas Eve and read it to him every year.. I liked Goodnight Moon and If you gave a mouse a cookie.ReplyDelete
When I was a girl, my favorite books were the Box Car Children series. I read them many times. I am a new follower.ReplyDelete
When I was i child I read all the Nancy Drew books. I'd like to win your block calendar. Thanks for the chance! firstname.lastname@example.orgReplyDelete
Andrew Henry's meadow - I've loved the art work since I was 6. Also love The Giving Tree.ReplyDelete
My oldest son loved "The Runaway Bunny" (gave him a fresh copy when he graduation HS), my niece that was like my daughter loved "The Nutbrown Hare" (she gave me a new copy when I had my daughter), My favorite now with my 2nd round of children is either Bear Snores On, Bear feels Sick or Hogwash (all by Karma Wilson). AWESOME!ReplyDelete
Both children loved the Goodnight book - we still have the little worn one we read all the time.ReplyDelete
Thanks for such a nice giveaway.
I am a new follower - so I will not miss a single fun thing.ReplyDelete
My kids loved the srcerrors apprentice. Thank you fornthe chanceReplyDelete
My daughters and I all enjoyed Knock Three Times about a magic pumpkin. I bit scary but a great read.ReplyDelete
Faithful follower. I took a liking to any of Dr'Seuss's books. The rhyme and rhythm of them amuse me and my children.ReplyDelete
I loved The Fall of Freddy the Leaf by Leo Buscaglia. Great book to read to someone who has just lost a loved one. My son loved Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and Henry Babysits.ReplyDelete
One of my sons loved Where is Waldo. i do followReplyDelete
I love GO DOGS GOReplyDelete
I love the book in a people house.ReplyDelete
One the most beloved, and now coverless, books in our home was "The Diggingest Dog"ReplyDelete
My favorite storybook as a child was The Five Little Peppers. My daughters who are both mommies now loved the Narnia series.ReplyDelete
I loved all the books by Enid Blyton. Thanks for the chance.ReplyDelete
Our most loved book was "If you give a mouse a cookie". Must have read it a gazillion times, and loved them all. Thanks, debbieReplyDelete
"Billy Brown Makes Something Grand"ReplyDelete
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe!ReplyDelete
Thanks for the giveaway chance!
Where the Red Fern Grows...but it made me cry.ReplyDelete
Please excuse the time!!! I would love to win your Calendar! Thanks for the chance to win ;) I thought the hop ended on the 16th, because Michelle is picking on the 17th.ReplyDelete
I loved The Cat in the Hat Came Back, by Dr Seuss.