Can you believe it's the first day of fall? I'm not seeing these lovely leaves yet, but here in PA it's only a matter of time.
I LOVE the first day of fall. I get out ALL my decorations and go crazy all over the house before the kids get home from school.
Speaking of school.....
IT'S TIME TO PARTY ON TWITTER!!!
That's right! Today is the day, well, tonight really.
The Back-to-School Twitter Party hosted by
Chatting with lots of fun peeps? Meeting new ones? And...
(Info at the bottom of the post to see HOW to join)
Click on the Stitchin' Heaven Twitter Party button found on the right sidebar to see who all the prizes are coming from. Also, there's a flickr group with PICS of the prizes! If you wanna see,
Meanwhile, here's a peek at what the Lizzie B's are givin' away:
A text book!!! Um...just kidding...
A 1/2 yd of Lizzie B laminated cotton to take your text book from DRAB to FAB!!!
(text book not included...LOL!)
And the best part about this laminate? Give your little student some Sharpies and...
Let them go WILD!! How fun is THAT?
My 11-yr old is the envy of her 6th grade, I can tell you that much!
We're ALSO giving away....
Our NEW book with fun, happy, simple quilts. Ya need a book for back-to-school after all!
A pack of notecards that come in handy for
(brown nosing...) writing those teachers a note.
AND a pattern for our awesome iPad cover!
(uh, iPad not included...!)
But wait....there's more.
You can ALSO win prizes from the BLOGS participating! Woohoo!!
So ASIDE from these awesomest prizes...there are TWO ways to win a prize from our blog:
To be in the drawing for ONE of the above mentioned prizes:
1. Leave a comment and tell us what your
ALL TIME favorite back-to-school item is.
(this gives you two chances to win, at the party and here on the blog! If you can't attend the party, you'll still be in the running for the blog prize, so leave a comment!)
To be in the drawing for the GRAND PRIZE on our blog which will be...wait for it....The Quiltin' Happy book, the Notecards, The iPad pattern AND a KIT to MAKE the iPad cover!!!
1. You MUST attend the Twitter Party
2. Look for comments by @lizcre8sQuilts or @bethcre8sQuilts
3. At some point during the party we are going to mention OUR favorite back-to-school item.
4. Come back to the blog and mention ONE of our fav's to be in the drawing to WIN!
Are ya ready?? Are ya feelin' lucky???
LET'S HAVE SOME FUN TONIGHT!
P.S. Don't forget to visit our blog next week for the BIG Sullivan Edge Ruler blog hop! Sept. 27-30. Even MORE giveaways!
Here's the party info again on how to join the Twitter Party:
We have hosted and been a part of a couple of Twitter Parties this year and just can’t resist! We thought that there couldn’t be a better way to bring in the School Year, than with each other and with tons of really great prizes from some really great sponsors! So, here’s what you need to do to party!Who: YOU & Some really great Sponsors
What: Back to School Twitter Party
When: September 23, 2011 - 9pm-11pm CST
Party : #SHPARTY
Topic: Back to School
How: New to twitter? It’s easy and it’s free! Just follow the instructions below:1. Get a Twitter account. You can sign up for free at www.twitter.com2. Go to www.tweetchat.com (or the platform of your choice if you have another you prefer)3. Enter SHPARTY next to the hashtag (#) at the top of the screen. Once you do that all conversations and party goers for our party will show up in a list just below the top of the page.4. Sign into Twitter if you aren’t already. You will be prompted to allow or deny the app to access your account. Click “allow”5. You will be redirected to the party page where you will only see conversations for #SHPARTY partyers.
6. Use the text box to write your messages. No need to put #SHPARTY in each post because Tweetchat does that for you.7. Party! We will post messages to the party and you respond. You’ll see the conversation roll. You may want to set the speed of messages, either slower to keep up or faster to get your messages almost as soon as they post without the delay. However you want, it’s your party! You can find how to set the speed right under your message box.