Thursday, December 18, 2014

5 Years, 800 Posts, 1000 Quilts - Giveaway Time!!!

Hi, all!

Can you believe it?  Five years ago I started writing a blog, simply to chronicle my efforts to deal with a fabric stash that was becoming a (little) bit out of hand.  I had just begun quilting as a hobby, with no intention of doing anything with it other than that.  My first blogposts are so funny to go back and read - terrible pictures, usually only commented on by my niece (thanks, Heather!) but I kept at it.  

One of my very first quilts...

And one of our first ministry quilts!

We've watched my granddaughter Lilli grow up on the blog.  Here's her first appearance…


and here's a picture from yesterday, her seventh birthday!


We also met Emmalyn on the day she was born


and look how much she has grown!  (Isn't it funny how kids love to have their pictures made with the Old Navy mannequins?)



Five years and eight hundred and five posts later, I am seriously into quilting, working with a fabulous group of women and men and together we have made and given away more than one thousand quilts to people dealing with serious illness, emotional or spiritual trauma, new babies, and victims of natural disasters.  More than three quarters of the quilts we have given away have gone to people outside our church family, requested by the members of our church to show others God's love.  


I have come to know so many of you, who have joined in our work by donating your UFOs, blocks, fabric, and scraps. You have no idea how big a part of the quilt ministry you are - we are overwhelmed and encouraged every time we receive a box of donations!  


This quilt was made to commemorate giving away our 500th quilt last June.  It is made of hand blocks representing each of the people who have quilted, donated, or in any way participated in creating the quilts we had made.

I've also been honored to host the Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge for four years now - and so many of you have joined with me in creating beautiful quilts to help brighten the lives of people in need.  I look forward to this event every year, and am humbled that so many of you do too!

Anyway - thank you so much for reading my humble little blog and encouraging me so much for all these years!  I appreciate each of you more than I can possibly say… and so I have a little something to give away to one lucky reader! (Please excuse the quality of the pictures - we haven't had sunshine here in about two weeks, I think!  With rain in the forecast for Thursday, I took the best light I could get!)


I'm calling this pretty little quilt "Peppermint Candy" - isn't it sweet?  It's backed with a great Christmas text print, too.  


So many of you have mentioned that you regret not having time to make a Christmas quilt, I thought it would make a nice little giveaway item!  


It measures about 45" x 54", and is made from all 100% cotton fabrics and Warm and White batting.  The quilting is lots of swirls and it's been washed, so it's all lovely soft and crinkly!


So how can you enter the giveaway?  Simple!  

Get one entry by simply leaving a comment on this post.  Let's make it fun - since the quilt is called "Peppermint Candy", tell me your all-time favorite candy in your comment!

Leave a second comment if you are an old or new follower for an additional entry!

That's it - no hoops to jump through!  You can enter the giveaway until about 5:00 PM CST on Wednesday, December 24th, and I'll draw a winner and announce it on Christmas morning!

Once again, thanks so much for being on this journey with me - it's been a fun, wild ride and I can't wait to see the next five years!!

Hugs!

Sarah

224 comments:

  1. Sarah, I am so, so grateful for you. I keep praying that I would be able to be part of such a ministry. I keep giving away quilts, one at a time, and long for people to work with me. You have been self sacrificing with joy and enthusiasm. Your blog keeps me stitching.
    Anyways, anything chocolate scratches my holiday candy itch.

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  2. I'm writing to thank you for your generous spirit....the world needs more unselfish folks like you.......inspirational doesn't cover it. Congrats. on your blog anniversary and Merry Christmas!

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  3. I've been following you on Bloglovin for 2 years, I think.

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  4. My favorite candy has chocolate and caramel in it. Nuts are optional.

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  5. Congratulations on meeting your goal! I remember those "books" of Lifesavers as a Christmas tradition. I used to eat all the chocolate pieces out of the Necco wafers as a kid. But my marooned-on-an-island, all-time favorite candy is M&Ms.

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  6. Congrats on all your milestones! I KNEW you would reach that 1,000 quilt before the end of the year! My all-time favorite candy is my momma's homemade chocolate fudge. YUM! Just wanted to let you know BIG things are happening with our quilt ministry. :)

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  7. Has it really been 5 years? Seems like I just met you. Congratulations on the milestones and thank you for inviting us to come along for the ride. I guess I would have to pick M&Ms.

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  8. Congratulations on the milestone ... I've not been here for all 5 years, but I've enjoyed my "stay" so far. ;-)

    My favorite candy is Turtles. My dad always had a box of Turtles and a Whitman's Sampler under the tree on Christmas Eve, so eating turtles always reminds me of Christmas.

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  9. And I'm not an old follower nor a new follower - I'm an in-between follower. ;-)

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  10. My favorite candy is tootsie rolls. I've always loved them, they just take me back....

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  11. I first found you early this year back in the spring I think or maybe it was last year - I 'm not sure time flies. You and your crew of quilters do such a wonderful job you make so many quilts for others.
    My all time favorite candy is chocolate covered nuts or anything chocolate

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  12. I am a fairly new follower of about a year.

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  13. I am an "older" follower. I think I participated in two of the H2H drives. Thanks for the chance to win. What an adorable quilt!

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  14. Is there such a thing as a favorite candy? I love chocolate and things with chocolate (Snickers, Twix, M&M's... the list goes on.) Have a blessed holiday season, Sarah.

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  15. Congrats on the big 5! I love going back and seeing where I've been. What a great trip down memory lane to see you too! Looking forward to another 5 years of fabulous posts and inspiration!

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  16. You have my dream job! Thanks for all the posts and inspiration and linkups and quilty goodness.

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  17. I am quite partial to cream drops. Congrats on sticking in there and I thoroughly enjoy your posts

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  18. Can't resist those green and red M&Ms....!!

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  19. My favorite candy is peppermint patties and reeses peanut butter cups but my most favorite would have to be divinity.
    missysaprons@gmail.com

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  20. Although I don't comment very often.....Longer time follower...Love the work you do with your quilts.

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  21. Congratulations on all your milestones! I've been along since almost the beginning and it's been wonderful to see things grow and the lives you and your quilters and quilts have touched. Candy...it's actually easier to tell you what candy I don't like, because there are/were only a couple (remember Snaps? Ick...! My every-kind-of candy eating days are mostly in the past, except that I am never far from some Ghiradelli Twilight Delight dark chocolate in this house. So I guess that's it for now!

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  22. Favorite candy is peanut M&M's.

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  23. Congratulations on all the milestones! Isn't it amazing how you have one plan (just to make quilting a hobby) and it goes in a whole different direction. In your case it was a direction that has benefitted so many people and touched their lives, ours included. My favorite candy is Brach's Raspberry Filled hard candies. I can only find them at Christmas time and buy several bags to get me through the next 12 months but they never seem to last that long.

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  24. I think I've been a follower for over close to two years and have enjoyed all your posts.

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  25. Congratulations Sarah! I have so loved following along with you. Your posts are always so inspiring.

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  26. Well its not my favorite candy but your quilt reminds me of the Ribbon Candy Mama use to put (unwrapped yet ) in the stocking each year!

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  27. I have been enjoying you blog for about 2 1/2 years. Thank you for posting, sharing and all you do.

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  28. I love Orange slices and any chocolate with caramel. Merry Christmas!

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  29. Congratulations! It has been wonderful following your blog, seeing your quilts, reading the posts. I love sugar and haven't yet found a sweet I don't like. In Brazil we make some cookies called Pao de Mel (Honey Bread), which are round and chocolate-covered. I make them here at Christmas although there we eat them year-round. Yummy!

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  30. Congrats, great milestone. My favorite candy is carmel anything.

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  31. Sarah, once again you have demonstrated your generosity of spirit. What a sweet giveaway! I like peppermint. Merry Christmas to you and yours and blessings overflowing!

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  32. What s lovely quilt. I am enjoying following you and your quilt ministry adventures. I have contributed to hands2help for the last two years and I look forward to the next campaign.

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  33. Congratulations on your 5 years of blogging! Your blog is a favorite to many and we always are inspired when we come to see you. I have been blogging about as long as you.

    I made a quilt once with the peppermint theme. The name was "Life Is Like A Bowlful Of Peppermint". It was a charity quilt that helped raise funds for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Charity quilting is close and dear to my heart as well. :)

    My favorite candy is anything chocolate with a nut in it. :)

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  34. Congrats! Your quilt journey has been rich in beautiful quilts, comforted people, and so much more. You are an inspiration and I know God is blessed by your efforts as well as the people you sew with and give quilts to. Looking forward to hands2help again.

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  35. Hi. I've been reading this blog for a year now. I realized i had met your daughter through a mutual friend. Small world

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  36. I love rolos. Anything with creamy caramel and chocolate!

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  37. my all time favorite candy is CHOCOLATE

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  38. I have been reading your blog for quite some time. I think I started when you made a Christmas quilt with poinsettias and offered the pattern free.

    My favorite candy is chocolate, most anything. Right now I am eating Peanut M & Ms.

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  39. i love chocolate in any form! thanks and congrats

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  40. I am a follower and very much enjoy reading your blog. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  41. I'M NEW TO YOUR BLOG AND IT HAS INCOURAGED ME TO HELP OUT AT MY CHURCH'S QUILTING GROUP
    READINGTIRZAH@YAHOO.COM

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  42. I have been following your blog for a little over a year. Love hearing about and seeing your lovely grandchildren and also the beautiful quilts that are made by you and your group.
    ctbledsoe@gmail.com

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  43. Congrats! My favorite candy is chocolate - anything with chocolate in it!

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  44. I have been following you on Bloglovin' - love your posts.

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  45. Chocolate infused with orange flavor is my FAV!! I love your heart for others who are hurting, thank you so much for sharing your journey with all of us!!

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  46. I've been a follower of your blog for a little over a year now:)

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  47. Wow, what a great event to celebrate! I like Smarties

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  48. I am a follower. Don't forget we have also learned on your blog about adoptions

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  49. I love peppermint patties.....what a wonderfully generous giveaway!!!

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  50. What a great post. Pictures of the grandgirls, then and now - pictures of the quilts of old... love the blue and brown combo, and the plain 4 square blocks with a print as sashing - so innovative. One thousand quilts - bet it's more than that now!!! Some people wonder what their life is for, what is their purpose... You, my dear, do not need to wonder. (Well, and because of you, I don't wonder either. Thank you!)
    Favorite candy, that's hard to say. I guess it's well made Fairy Food. A crystalline center covered with chocolate. Apparently they are hard to make. Easy to burn the centers or make them too dense. Otherwise, I never met a candy I didn't like. LOL
    Hugs

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  51. I'd like to treat the world to peppermint patties; they are my favorite since childhood.

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  52. I have followed you w Bloglovin for .... ummmm, about a year or more I guess. Yes, I 'm pretty sure I was here last Christmas too. You have a darling blog.

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  53. Congrats on your 800 blogs! We have enjoyed them ever since we found you.
    Oh yes, I am an old follower, Sarah, in more ways than one!
    Hugs

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  54. Congratulations and thank you for such a lovely giveaway

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  55. I love Dove Dark Chocolate the best :) And Peppermints rock too!!

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  56. Follow via GFC :) Thanks for all you do Sarah!

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  57. Cadbury chocolate! And then all things peppermint chocolate.

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  58. WOW that is amazing Sarah. God Bless you. My favorite candy is the candy cane at Christmas time along with a cup of hot chocolate. Thank you for your generous heart. Janita

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  59. I follow you on my blog roll . Thank you Janita

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  60. My favorite are ribbon candies, they look so festive at Christmas. Such a beautiful quilt and very generous of you to gift it out! Thank you!

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  61. I check in with you several times a week, love seeing all that you do!

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  62. What great stuff going on here. Love all the good work done with quilts. Favorite holiday candy is my homemade peanut butter balls.

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  63. Congratulations! It is great seeing those older quilts. I love all the passion you put into all of your quilts. My favorite candy is Junior Mints - They're refreshing!

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  64. My favorite candy is peppermint patties.
    Thanks,
    Peggy
    peggy_verdongibbs@att.net

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  65. I follow you on Bloglovin.
    Thanks,
    Peggy
    peggy_verdongibbs@att.net

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  66. Congratulations on the many milestones you are celebrating. As I am already a proud owner of one of your quilts I don't need to be in the drawing. Having two would be wonderful but greedy. It is a terrific gesture on your part. Merry Christmas.

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  67. Congratulations on your five years blogging! I've been following for a while and am so inspired by your work. And my favorite candy is Hershey's Kisses!

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  68. What a milestone! Congratulations! My favorite candy is chocolate covered caramels.

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  69. I have been following you through e-mails for about a year...maybe longer.

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  70. I love reading your blog. 1K quilts given to those in need of love and support is an awesome accomplishment. My favorite is peanut butter fudge. b.j.day68@gmail.com

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  71. I have been following your blog for about six months! b.j.day68@gmail.com

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  72. Congratulations! You have done so much and helped so many people! I'm just starting out in the last year and learning so much and I hope I can do just some of what you do! My favorite all time candy has to be fudge! I tasted it in kindergarten and learned how to finally make it in my 20's! Now everyone in my family requests it! Thanks so much for the beautiful giveaway, I would love to win! I've been busy making for everyone and I haven't had time to make a Christmas quilt either.

    tdkcarpenoctem@hotmail.com

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  73. I follow you by email! Thanks so much!

    tdkcarpenoctem@hotmail.com

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  74. I love ribbon candy at Christmas. Otherwise I prefer sour flavored candy like sour gummies.

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  75. You are an inspiration to so many!!!!

    My favourite candy is caramels.

    t_ktl at yahoo.com

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  76. I'm happy to be an email follower although I've only been following about a year.

    t_ktl at yahoo.com

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  77. I've been following you for about a year, I'm not sure whether that makes me new or old. But one thing's for sure: giving away 1,000 quilts is an amazing milestone. Bless you ❤️. You're warming a lot of hearts and souls.

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  78. Even though it's winter and cold, my favorite "candy" still is Ben & Jerry's Coffee Heath Bar Crunch ice cream 🍦

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  79. I've been following you for a little over a year (when I started quilting).

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  80. Congratulations on five well spent years!!!! I always enjoy your posts and most especially your never ending creativity. My favorite candy is a dark chocolate bar.

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  81. I've been following you for a couple of years now. My how the time flies when you're having fun!

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  82. I am a follower of your for a long time watching the young girls grow up. I follow thru emails.

    Sandi Timmons
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  83. I love candy canes. So, I made a sleigh using candy canes and glue one kit kat bar to the canes and then added 4 hersey minatures to the top of the kit kat bar; then another layer of 3 hersey minatures; then a layer of 2 and then 1 so you should have a total of 10. Then I tied a ribbon around the sleigh and added a bow. There will go to my mom's side of the family as part of their Christmas gifts. My white Christmas tree is done in red balls and yes, candy canes. So, your quilt will look pretty darn cute on the back of the couch. Just perfect. I would just love your quilt so much. It comes from you and your heart. That is a good thing. Thank you for the chance to win and Merry Christmas to you.

    Sandi Timmons
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  84. So excited for you and the ministry - you touch so many lives. Praise God!

    Favorite candy - peanut M&M's

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  85. I have been following you for about 2 years I think.

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  86. What a beautiful quilts. Your granddaughters are adorable!!!! Congrats and Happy Xmas and New Year to you and your family!!!

    Love from Amsterdam

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  87. You hardly mentioned YOUR THOUSANDTH QUILT!!! Congratulations! I'm coming to the conclusion that I like the process of quilting more than I care about the outcome... maybe I should send you some UFOs!
    I've lived outside of North America for so long that, although dark chocolate M&Ms are banned from my shopping cart, and licorice allsorts are required in my stocking, I'd vote for butterscotch Lifesavers as the candy I miss most.

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  88. I've been following you since you did a group tutorial on I-forget-what, at least 2 years ago. Does that make me a new follower, and old follower, or a middle-aged follower? ;)

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  89. All time favorite candy would have to be a Baby Ruth Bar!

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  90. Congratulations, Sarah! I'm so happy to call you a friend. You have such a generous and giving heart.

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  91. What a beautiful quilt and wonderful giveaway. My favorite candy is anything chocolate. I've also shared your giveaway on my Giveaway List for sewers & quilters at wowilikethat.com. Thanks again. (debbie at wowilikethat dot com)

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  92. Candy canes on the tree often fall down into my hands and are licked to death. Sorry. I am only like this at Christmas. Then I go back to my chocolate addiction. Of course, I'm always into my fabric addiction. Thanks for this beautiful quilt giveaway. You are an inspiration to us all....

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  93. Wow! Congratulations!! That's a wonderful ministry, and one whose results will only really be known in Heaven. I love anything that combines mint and chocolate, or peanut butter and chocolate...or just chocolate! Thanks for the great giveaway. The quilt is beautiful!

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  94. My Grandma would always make homemade tootsie rolls. They are far more delicious than the originals, and we always share so many memories of her while we make them.

    Jackiethompson323(at)gmail.com

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  95. I am a new follower.

    Jackiethompson323(at)gmail.com

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  96. Peppermint bark is my favorite candy! You are a generous soul. Thank you!

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  97. I am a follower with GFC . Thank you again! Have a happy holiday!

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  98. Congratulations - what a milestone! I'm an old follower, in more ways than one, lol!

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  99. Good milk chocolate fudge with walnuts is my absolute, all-time favorite candy. I can never make it right, but when I get hold of some good fudge, a little goes a long way. Happy Holidays to you and your family. Congrats again, you Fabric Addict, you!

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  100. Congratulations! Your quilt is adorable-since I didn't finish the Christmas quilt I was making this would be wonderful to win!
    My favorite candy has to be Reese's cups, just can't eat one!

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  101. Thank you for your hard work to keep me motivated!! I love chocolate covered pretzels...yum!

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  102. I am a follower on email. Thanks for sharing!

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  103. My favourite candy at Christmas is Terry's Chocolate Oranges! Dark is best, but if I can only find milk chocolate ones, I'll take those!

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  104. You are one of the first blogs I started to follow about a year and a half ago! You blow my mind with how much you accomplish. I also love how much you do for others, truly amazing. And your granddaughters are just adorable to see too! Love Emmy's pose with the mannequin, LOLOL!!

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  105. Cadbury milk chocolate MADE in the UK....it just tastes better than what is made here!!! But US made has to be See's Rocky Road.

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  106. I switched to whole food plant based eating four years ago. My favorite sweets recipe is almond joy bars that a friend developed. It has coconut, peanut butter, oat bran, soy powder, honey, vanilla. and carob. It cannot be considered a "health food", but they sure are good for an occasional treat.

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  108. I enjoy following your blog. Your quilt ministry is amazing. The Lord has been guiding me to use my quilting skill to serve those in need. About six weeks ago I was inspired to make quilts for the homeless in my city. Supplies and money came together to enable me to make 12 ( approximately 60x80) fleece backed quilts with batting and colorful tops. I have the finishing touches to do on the last quilt, and they will be ready to donate.

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  109. Your granddaughters are beautiful and I'm sure love your quilts. Thanks for all of your charitable giving with your ministry. Way to go! I'm sure your charity has touched many lives.

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  110. Oh yeah, BTW, I am a new follower--I found your blog about 6 months ago while looking for link parties.

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  111. Doesn't seem like it's been that long that I've been following you and your ministry mission, but guess it has been! Congrats! My favorite peppermint candy are the kisses that are pettermint, yummy!

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  112. OOo I love turtles.....homemade ones are doubly delicious!!!
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  113. My favorite sweet is twizzlers :)

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  114. I follow your wonderful blog via bloglovin

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  115. My favorite candy is Reese's Peanut Butter cups. I don't like hard candy much because my teeth don't like them. dawnm1993(at)gmail(dot)com

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  116. Congratulations on all of your blogging milestones, and thanks so much for all that you share. I always enjoy your blog. And thanks especially for making a gift of this beautiful quilt! How generous of you! My all time favorite candy is old fashioned licorice candy.

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  117. I am an old follower via Bloglovin. Thanks again!

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  118. I follow you with e-mail, and I love reading what you do every week! sarah@forrussia.org

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  119. My favorite candy of all time is Lindt orange chocolate! sarah@forrussia.org

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  120. I am a new follower by email. dawnm1993(at)gmail(dot)com

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  121. My favorite chocolate is the Lindt Chocolate. YUM.
    I'm in awe of all you do for the quilt ministry. Just wish people at my church were interested in doing something like this.

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  122. I follow you via e-mail. Thanks again! It's a beautiful quilt and I know that whoever wins will be delighted.

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  123. My favorite candy is Chicken Bones.....love love love them......

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  124. Peanut brittle!!!!!! Love the quilt!!! Hope I win!!!! sonjasmith76@yahoo.com

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  125. I am a new follower!!! sonjasmith76@yahoo.com

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  126. Milky Way... its that gooey caramel and the squishy center. YUM!

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  127. I have followed you for a couple of years now. Thank you for all you do, it is truly inspiring!

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  128. My year-around candy favorite are peanut butter kisses.

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  129. I just recently started following your blog. Really enjoy it!

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  130. My favorite candy is Hershy's Kisses! :)

    What a Gorgeous quilt!! Looove it!! What an honor ot would be to have something made by you! Wowie! WOULD DEFINITELY BE VERY CHERISHED BY ME!

    MERRY CHRISTMAS BLESSINGS!!! :)

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  131. I have been a Follower for past few years now...found you thru a Blog Hop.....I think???? :)

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  132. I have been a follower for about a yea..My favorite candy is peanut butter fudge .A lady I worked with many years ago gave me this recipe and I have make it every year at Christmas.

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  133. I have to pick a *favorite*???!? Pretty much anything chocolate - let's say...chocolate covered cashews (for today!).
    You & your quilt ministries are an inspiration!! Merry Christmas!

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  134. MMMMMMM....Sees Candies! All of them!

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  135. I've been a follower for a long time!

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  136. Necco wafers is my favorite. I like the multi-flavor packs, but when I find a pack of chocolate--I always buy a few packs.

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  137. My all-time favorite candy (and one I need to stay away from because once I start, I cannot stop) is Peanut M&Ms! Love those things!

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  138. Thanks to http://www.babyboomerquiltingbee.blogspot.com/ I have been a follower for about a year.

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  139. I am a new follower on GFC and look forward to getting to know you!

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  140. Congrats on your 'growth' over the past 5 years. Thanks for taking us along for the journey. The peppermint quilt is cute. Since I already have a Christmas quilt, and one still waiting to be quilted, and another one partly done, I'll let someone else have my chance.

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  141. Bing candy bar is my very favortie:) Thanks

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  142. And if not chocolate, chewy mini sweet tarts.

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  143. Hmm, my first post is missing. I said I'm a fairly new follower who loves chocolate!

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  144. Oh oh - what happened to my comment. I am a new reader. However what I said was I like peppermint bark. But I was more interested..bothered..upset you have not had sunshine in two weeks (california girl) YIKES.

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  145. Congrats! Love your blog. My favorite Christmas Candy is pecan pralines; homemade, of course! Thanks for the chance to win!
    wigglypup2 ( at ) yahoo ( dot ) com

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  146. I am an "old" follower!
    wigglypup2 ( at ) yahoo ( dot ) com

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  147. You are a true inspiration. I too believe that we should leap and the net will appear. Your quilt ministry is such a blessing to so many. Candy-wise it would have to be Helen Grace's Carmel nuts.

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  148. I am a fairly new follower, a few months

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  149. I love lemon sherberts - sour and lemony - yum!!!!!

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  150. I love Hot Tamales, but we used to go to an ice-cream parlor that in winter would make Peppermint Candy milkshakes, homemade, so yummy.

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  151. I don't comment often, but really enjoy reading about all of the goings on your blog, but my favorite is to see all the quilts that go to people who need to know someone cares.

    My favorite candy is anything with chocolate and caramel. Have a very Merry Christmas!

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  152. 500 posts and 800 quilts? I think we'd all agree that you're 'seriously into quilting'!

    I'm a peanut M&M girl myself! ;)

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  153. I am a fan of any mint chocolate candy, and a new fan of your blog. Congratulations on 500 posts!

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  154. All time favorite is the plain Hershey Bar.

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  155. This is so very generous! Love the ministry and purpose behind it too! Thank you for this chance! My favorite candy.....my Daddy's P-nutButter Pinwheels! Yum! He's been gone for 12 years now and my mom made it for me as a surprise for our family gathering last weekend. So special! Merry Christmas!

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  156. I love caramels and licorice! I don't like chocolate candy or frosting because it makes me nauseous! I only like chewy candies and not hard ones that you have to suck on; I just chomp it up into pieces.

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  157. I've been following you for two years, I think. Congratulations on a wonderful 5 years! I can't wait for you quilting ministry book to come out!

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  158. What a beautiful quilt! My all time favorite candy is blue raspberry air heads!


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  159. I am a new follower.

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  160. Congratulations! These are incredible results!
    Sweets: my all time favourites are mint Polo sweets. I loved the shape as a child and, when I was older thoughtvit was so funny they started selling "the holes" of Polos too!

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  161. It's always a delight for me to read your blog and watch the princesses grow. I would even share my beloved M&Ms with them.

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  162. Wow. Merry Christmas and congratulations. Those are some awesome milestones. I love the Lindt Milk Chocolate truffles.

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  163. I love Reese's Peanut Butter Cups above all other candy.
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  164. My favorite candy is peach rings

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  165. i follow via GFC

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  166. I love peanut M & M's. They are part of my daily diet as a basic in my nutritional pyramid 😉😉

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  167. I've been a folloer for about two years. I follow via Bloglovin. Love the quilt on you header!

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  168. Congrats on all your milestones!!! I would have to say that milk chocolate is my favorite sweet!!!

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  169. I can't remember when exactly I first started following you, but I'm sure it has been at least 3 years!!!

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  170. Your quilt is just lovely! My favorite candy to make and eat are chocolate truffles... Mmmm. feedmecmoore at gmail dot com

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  171. What a gorgeous quilt! My favourite candy is Toblerone chocolate.

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  172. I think my favorite candy is Lindor truffles!

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