I’m Dancin’ The Happy Jig!!!

[ 11 ] February 6, 2009 |
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See these beautiful handmade earrings? THEY”RE MINE!!!

I WON them!!!

Watch me do my Happy Dance…


I do need to confess how COMPLETELY clueless I truly am …When Jeannie first posted this giveaway back in December {I think…} I entered to win these amazing earrings. Obviously I didn’t win then. So when she announced that the original winner had given her a bad address, the package came back to her and she was re~doing the giveaway, I of course entered again. Wouldn’t you? These earrings are gorgeous! When I saw the announcement of the winner this morning and it said Shannon, I really was not at all sure that she meant MOI.

First, I have entered nearly every contest in the blogosphere in the last couple of months {I even stayed hooked to my PC nearly ALL day and half the night for Merry SITSmas} and I have not won anything. Second, I go by Shan or babyrocasmama on the webby {Shannon is my given name, but only people who personally know me actually know that AND most of my friends call me Shan}. Third there is another blogger named Shannon floating around the bloggy world and she frequents a lot of the same sites that I do.

So imagine my surprise when Jeannie wrote me back saying that yes, it was indeed MOI that had won her contest. I never win anything. I was so elated, I did the happy dance in my chair and giggled like a little girl!

When my husband got home from work, I showed him the post and a picture of what I had won. I wanted to show him my first spoils from blogging…His reaction was “So, in a way you got sloppy seconds {said totally deadpan}.” Want to know my response to him?

So thank you, Queenie Jeannie, my friend. This was a wonderful surprise to wake up to this morning {even though I wasn’t quite sure it was me at first}!

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I'm Shan and I 'm the creator of The Asylum and a magnet for The Free Range Stupid™. I'm a little nutty, a lot sarcastic and pretty damn smart. I am also a graphic designer, blog coder, virtual assistant, free lance writer and can whip you up a killer resume, media kit or press release that would make others green with envy. Go to Skewed Design Studios to check out my services. You won't be disappointed.

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  1. Mel says:

    Hooray for winning!!! And those earrings are amazing!!

  2. Congrats on winning…..I am jealous…I wanted to win. 🙁

  3. ChicagoLady says:

    Congratulations! You finally won something!!!!

    Your husbands response was great! I think this prize gives new meaning to “sloppy seconds”.

  4. Yeah Bay-BE! Congratulations on the win!

  5. Yeah Bay-BE! Congratulations on the win!

  6. YKDWhat? says:

    YAY! Congrats on winning 🙂

  7. Woo hoo!!!! I love the little flip off thingy! Rock those earrings, girly!

  8. Woo hoo!!!! I love the little flip off thingy! Rock those earrings, girly!

  9. I saw Jeannie’s post saying you won, and I chuckled 🙂 Congrats, think of this as the beginning of a long winning streak!

  10. LadyStyx says:

    Congrats! This means we’ll get to see a picture of you with those beauties on ….right??

  11. Ohmygosh! “Sloppy Seconds”, lmao!!! OK, sorry, but that man rocks! Please tell him I love him!!!

    Oh yeah, congratulations hun! *still laughing*

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