Sunday, April 11, 2010

One question. IS IT PARTY TIME YET?

Ultimate Blog Party 2010

Ultimate Blog Party 2010 - Apr 9-16 @5M4M - Win lots of prizes!

Celebrate GOOD TIMES, COME ON!!! I'm comin' out so you better get this PAR-TAY started!!! Okay, not sure what's happening I'M A NEWBEE, so bare with me ladies, and maybe I'll get on a roll. Hi! My name is XmasDolly aka Dolly, and I'm married to a wonderful man, musician, and truck driver. I'm pushing the big SIX ZERO this year. Yep, 60! I know I can't believe it myself, but hey what's in a number, right? God luv ya! HOW U DOIN? I started blogging on my birthday last year, so I have a "1" year anniversary coming up on June 13, 2010. I'd really like to do something special on my blog, but I just haven't decided what yet. So, stay tuned, don't touch that dial, we'll be right back after this break for station identification. ~hehe~ Now, I'm a retired legal secretary, and now I run a business out of my home as a transcriptionist. It's a few extra dollars, and it keeps me busy sometimes. I've typed up interviews of Hugh Hefner, Sam Lay also closed captioning for Speed and Monster Jam just to name a few. I am a mother of five children. One child passed of S.I.D.S in 1977, and my other four beautiful children have given me nine beautiful grand-children.
Why did I start blogging? My daughter whom you all may know already is NightOwlMaMa. I'm so proud of her. She's doing a bang up job over there you really need to go check her out. Plus she started something fairly new you may be interested in. It's called Content for Comments:
Content for Comments comes out late Saturday/early Sunday. So go link up your reviews, crafts, recipes any post you would love to get comments on. Man, my kid really got some brrrrrains, huh? OKAY, THERE'S YOUR PLUG, BABY GIRL~ All my idea! I hope it's a nice surprise for her. So, go put your name and link on her linky! I'll come see you & give you my two cents! LOL Anyway it all started with a diet I had started last year. I lost about 32 lbs., but I really haven't been keeping track of it lately due to trying to Spinal Stenosis really acting up again & a few other problems. I'm on medical disability, and that's a long drawn out story that's very boring, so we won't go there. So, I asked my daughter what should I write about. She said whatever you like (isn't she cute)! Be it a product or movie, family, whatever. Well, I wrote about what I knew the best, and that's my family. I've made so many new, and wonderful friends (and I don't say that lightly), from all over the U.S., and I think further. I'm totally addicted to blogging, and give-aways are so cool, and doing them is just as cool. I love researching the product, and finding out all I can to share with you. Okay, now there's this Blog Party 2010. I'm new, so I have no idea what I'm doing. If I've done something wrong or not enough I hope someone let's me know. I think now is the time I'm supposed to put what I'd like to win. Hmmm.. My ultimate Numero Uno pic is (and I want it so very bad - or someone could tell my husband I'd like one for my birthday ~hehe~ wink-wink, nudge-nudge): **GRAND PRIZE at the Ultimate Blog Party 2010 is a Toshiba Satellite L505D-ES5025** Yessss. I've got my eye on the BIG ONE! Isn't she beautiful??!! WOO HOO!
1. US15 – Win a $25 e-gift certificate to the Disney Store. Provided by: Kristin @ Couponing to Disney 2. US18 – Goodie Basket for Mom, includes health and beauty items for mom and kids. $5 gift card to Wal-Mart, Softlips Pomegranate Lip Balm, Moments for Mothers, Thoughtful Reflections to Warm Her Heart book by Robert Strand, 20 Sheets of Glossy Photo Paper, EcoTools earth-friendly beauty Intensive Hand Cream, Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred Workout DVD, Peaceful Waters Relaxation DVD, Tantric Toning Workout DVD with Stephanie de Phillipo, Magnetic Babysitter Checklist, The Flavor Point Diet book by Dr. David L. Katz, Photo Album that holds 80 photos and a Beautiful decorative Wood Chip Basket. Estimated retail value of prize $50. Provided by: Healthy Moms – The Number One Health Blog for Moms 3. US37 – $20 Visa Gift Card Provided by: Grocery Shop For FREE!! 4. US61 – Win a $25 e-gift certificate to Toys-R-Us Provided by: Faith@FrugallyFabulousMom 5. US65 – Three winners will win a copy of “Fantastic Mr. Fox” on dvd Provided by: Stacey Says 6. US83 – Disney Mickey 5-in-1 Tasty Baker by Pop Art. An all in one table top appliance that bakes pancakes, cakes, quickbreads, biscuits and donuts and more into 6 bite sized shapes (Mickey mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy and Pluto) in about one-third the time. It can even cook eggs. Provided by: Pop Art Toaster 7. $55 E-Gift Card for Amazon.com Gift code will be emailed to the winner and can be used for purchases from Amazon.com. Provided by: Kelly’s Lucky You 8. $100 gift certificate to Kay Jewelers Provided by: an unpink life
9. US112 – $50 Amazon Gift card Provided by: Robyn ~ Our Homeschool Home 10. $25 gift card to Starbucks Provided by: Janice Yurek So, hey is that a line-up or what!!! Now ya see that jewelery above that kind of looks like a set I bought my daughter many years ago that a jeweler lost on her, so I was thinking maybe.... just maybe.... CELEBRATE GOOD TIMES - COME ON! It's time to Par-Tay!

13 comments:

Night Owl Mama said...

All great choices. Good luck hope you win something Wonderful

Chocolate Covered Daydreams said...

You are cute! This is my second year and trust me, I'm still learning the ropes. I'm glad that you're joining the party.

You know, as much as I would like to win the laptop, I totally forgot to list that in the prizes I'd like to win! :) I guess it just wasn't meant to be.

Enjoy the party!

Xenia said...

Thanks for stopping by - it's never too late to join the party! I think your post was a perfect introduction and it's great that you've had such a fun year of blogging. I hope you have a wonderful time at the UBP and meet even more amazing friends! :)

LoveMy2Dogs said...

Well, we meet yet again! Just hopping over from Content for Comments and there you are. :) Oh what addicts we have become. Is there a Bloggers Anonymous anywhere? It seem that there is rehab for everything else (alcohol, drugs, gambling, sex), why not that? Do you think we could also get covered under the American Disability Act like the Alcoholics? Oh, I crack my self up. lol

Happy Monday!!

blueviolet said...

So we're all here now! Awesome!!! I hope we all win something fun!

Baba said...

I'm with you! I'd love to have that Toshiba to work with. How fab would that be. Nice to see another grandmother in the mix of bloggers. Welcome!

Amanda Daybyday said...

Hi Dolly. Gosh you remind me of my own mom. I smiled all through your post! I'm also on my own weight loss journey and blogging about it. Great to meet you!

Upstatemomof3 said...

Oh wow!!!!! You are Night Owl Mama's mama?!?! You are so cool!!! Love your blog. :)

Jennai said...

Great blog! You and your little Night Owl both have wonderful blogs! :)
HobartsMama {AT} aol.com

JamericanSpice said...

I always love learning more about you dear!

Here's to hoping you'll win something! I'm so glad you are joing the party! *joining* ..lol to lazy to go back. Don't that happen to you too.

Did you link up your post to 5minutes for mom party post?

Alice Audrey said...

Birthdays, blogiversaries, and UBP? Yeah, it's time to party.

Chelsea said...

Looks like you're after a ton of prizes. lol. I am too! Hope you're enjoying the UBP! -Chelsea
http://www.thefashionrehab.com/

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