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Day 5 of our Sizzlin’ Summer Giveaway Week. And it’s Time for our Freshly Picked Rosebud Feature

Well, it’s been quite a week! Thank you so much for entering all our giveaways and paying visits to the generous vendors. As always, we truly appreciate your support lovelies! Today is the last day of our Sizzlin’ Summer Giveaway Week but you have through Monday evening to enter all of them. So, no worries if you haven’t gotten around to entering for everything…You still have time!

Today’s prize lineup includes:

Personalized Tote Bag

Monogrammed Tote Bag from Wedding Favors Unlimited {My inner prep big puffy hearts anything monogrammed! Follow them on Twitter for an extra entry!}

butterfly headband

Free As A Butterfly Headband from Spellbound {I’m seeing a fairy princess Halloween costume in my future!}

plus sized spaghetti strap dress

Poplin Spaghetti Strap Plus Size Dress from Fashion to Figure {Show off that curvelicious bod!}

And make sure you enter day 1, day 2, day 3 and day 4!

Here are the ways you can enter to win! You can do one or all of them and you don’t have to leave a separate comment if something is worth more than 1 entry.

1. Visit each vendor and tell us what else you love from their site {1 entry}
2. Follow us through Google Friend Connect {5 entries}
3. Join the Rosebud Network {5 entries}
4. Subscribe to our blog {2 entries}
5. Follow us on Facebook {1 entry}
6. Follow us on Twitter {1 entry}
7. Tweet about our giveaway {2 entries}
8. Blog about our giveaway {3 entries}
9. Grab our new button {2 entries}

I’m SUPER excited about this week’s Freshly Picked Rosebud…It’s none other than the lovely lady behind A Day in the Life of a Surferwife!

a day in the life of a surferwife

I visit this chicka’s blog whenever I wanna laugh my arse off. She is freaking hysterical! Plus, we have some killa Twitter wars. I.E. We recently debated who was hotter…Dylan or Brandon? Thoughts?

My favorite feature about her blog are her regular “Celebrity Encounter” posts. She rates how good or not so good her encounter was with a certain tinsel town res…like this guy for instance.

kirk cameron

And then there was this girl…I wonder if she was wearing a cut off sweatshirt?

tinnay amber thiessen

Not only does she regale you with celebrity tales, but she’s obsessed with Heather McDonald…and if you watch Cheslea Handler, you can understand the obsession!

heather mcdonald

So, haven’t I whetted your appetite? Go laugh your own arse off and show your fellow Rosebud some love at her blog!

p.s. Have you guys seen The Old Spice Guy’s video responses to Alyssa Milano’s tweets about him? PRICELESS! They even inspired me to do a Shoptopia list…How to Get the Old Spice Guy…It’s really just a list of uber hot clothes…Perfect for date night!


  1. Rhianne says

    I’m not entering the giveaway, I just wanted to tell you that Friday is fast becoming my favourite day, I love your rosebud picks! Hurray! 🙂

  2. Leah says

    1- Pink Wrap & Go Tool Pouch from wedding favors unlimited is so cute. I’d love my own pink tools! (and I LOVE monogrammed stuff too…omg!) The ‘I Think Of You’ headband from Spellbound is too cute. OH! They have this summer solstice festival where I live (I wrote a whole blog about it. It was a trip! And all the girls/ladies/old women wore fairy wings. This would be PERFECT for that). The Beaded Trim Jersey Tank on Fashion to figure is awesome!

  3. Channon says

    LOVE that tote – okay, most totes and nearly all things monogrammed, because my inner prep is so strong she isn’t really an inner prep… – but suddenly I think that year #13 is a great time to renew our vows just so I can buy personalized tea and cocoa (hers and his?) favors for our guests…

    Have a great weekend!

  4. ms Givens says

    Cherry Topped Blue and White Cupcake Towel Favor – too cute.
    Afternoon Tea Headband – cause I am into green right now.
    Animal Print Jersey Top – cause my daughter would rock this top.

  5. Salt says

    SURFERWIFE!!! She is one of my most favorite bloggy friends. Great choice!

    As far as this awesome giveaway is concerned…I have been wanting a monogrammed tote ever since I got married. So that would be my favorite thing from that site! From Fashion to Figure, I love the chiffon top with jeweled shoulders. And I LOVE the “You Are my Sunshine” flower from Spellbound! I might need to get that for myself actually.

    I follow you here, on Facebook, and Twitter. And I’m a very proud Rosebud. And I have your button. 🙂

  6. Luisa says

    I love that monogrammed tote. Perfect for grocery chopping!!!
    From Wedding Favours Unlimited i love the Monogrammed Damask Lip Balm Favors (weird selection but i am a lip balm addict) I also follow them on twitter

    Spellbound I adore the Gaga for you mask.

    Fashion to Figure: The red jersey max dress is divine

    I Follow u through Google Friend Connect
    I already subscribe to your blog
    I Follow u on Facebook and Twitter @ weezieme
    Tweet tweet the giveaway today and everyday this week.

  7. Rachel says

    I am going to check out her blog, sounds like my kind of girl. I follow you all on fb and am a rosebud (now happily displaying the banner).

  8. shelby Bukhenik says

    Weding favors unlimited – The anniversary lip balm favors are so cute!!

    Spellbound – evening in paris headband is cute!

    Fashion to Figure – Floral Mini Dress

  9. chantele says

    1. Oh I love lots on this pity my wedding has just been.
    2. Alice in Wonderland or Come Dine with me! Both are stunning!
    3. Im not a plus size lady but if I was I would buy the Seaside button up dress.

    1 to 6 for me please!

    Daisy Dayz Home

  10. Colleen says

    Who would have every thought that a wedding website would have such terrific stuff? Not this middle-aged married lady – thanks! I think those monogrammed bags are great & at good prices too.

  11. Natalie says

    From Wedding Favors Unlimited-Pink Leatherette Personalized Card Case
    From Spellbound-I Think Of You headband
    From Fashion to Figure-Beaded Trim Jersey Tank

    Following Wedding Favors Unlimited on twitter (nataliesmith82)
    Follow you on google friend connect
    I’m a rosebud
    I subscribe via email
    I am a fan on fb
    I follow you on twitter

  12. Jenny says

    I also love the monogrammed cooler tote! From Spellbond loving the you are my sunshine headband. Loving the peacock kimono dress from Fashion to Figure. I follow on Twitter, FB, Google and subscribe in Reader. I also am a fellow Rosebud – proud!!!

  13. Mama K says

    Wedding Favors Unlimited-I love the Sit and Sip Cooler!
    Spellbound-You are my Sunshine Flower is the best!
    Fashion to Figure-Sateen One Shoulder Dress 🙂

    I follow!
    I’m a rosebud!
    I follow on FB!
    I have your button!

    14 entries! Thanks 🙂

  14. Beth says

    I follow your blog 🙂
    I am a rosebud 🙂
    I follow you on twitter 🙂
    I “like” you on facebook
    and I now follow Wedding Favors Unlimited on twitter 🙂

  15. Danielle says

    Fromk Wedding Favors unlimited I like ghe monogrammed totes, fromSpellbound I like the I Think Of You, and from Fashion to Figure I like the Beaded Trim Jersey Tank. = 1 entry
    I follow via GFC = 5 entries
    I subscribe to your blog = 2 entries
    Total of 8 entries.
    – Danielle
    other-option AT hotmail DOT com

  16. Lucky Dame says

    Became a part of the Rosebud network!
    Also added a button.
    I love those tote bags!!

    There’s surferwife!! She rules….one of my most favorite people in the world….and we are related….does that make me extra cool now?????

  17. Michelle says

    Hi girls! I will definitely go check her out. And Kristin, I LOVE MONOGRAMS! I’ll be entering for the tote, please! I am also a sucker for anything beachy-chic, and I love their seashell placecard holders! Too cute!

    I’m a follower through GFC.
    I’m a rosebud
    I’m a subscriber
    I follow on facebook
    I follow on twitter
    I tweeted about the giveaway (michellewthonel on twitter)
    and I have your button!

    What a GREAT giveaway week. Crossing my fingers so hard!

    Have a great weekend!!!

  18. Jessi says

    Ahhh!! LOVE the Old Spice Guy commercials – I pretty much pee my pants from laughing so hard – they are ridic 🙂

    Happy weekend!!
    xoxo J

  19. kristin says

    Hey Dear Kristin!
    Weekend is here again. The week went away in a blur I feel, oh well! At least I have time to take a peak at the monogramed bags!
    Great idea for someone like me who tends to loose things….
    Enjoy some long gorgeous summer days …:)

  20. Miti says

    Hey Kristin! Thanks for stopping by my blog. The giveaways are awesome!!! I started following Wedding Favors Unlimited. I LOVE monograms too!

  21. Miti says

    I also joined with Google Friend Connect and now I’m off to check out the other giveaways and your freshly picked rosebud (too cute :o)

    Hope to see you again at my blog. Take care and have a great weekend!

  22. bananas. says

    i haven’t read her blog yet but i have heard great things about her. apparently heather mcd follows HER on twitter. that’s kind of a big deal.

  23. Maria@PersonalizedSketches says

    Kristin & Megan…

    just want to stop by and say hey! But I see that you are once again hosting some amazing giveaways!!! So will say I am a follower already (5 entries)…
    Blessings & Aloha!
    I hope you pick up a Stilleto award (this one suits you two beautiful fashionistas!) & a Bloggger Buddy award (aka blog hugs)…but If you don’t…just know that I do thank you for stopping by & all your past comments :o)

  24. Jessica says

    Thanks again for these awesome giveaway!!

    –I <3 Wedding Favors Unltd. – Loving the Candy Striped Tote Bag
    –I'm following them on Twitter now too.
    –From Spellbound, LOVE the Just a Kiss Apart headband
    –From Fashion To Figure (yay, love them!) – Abstract Face Jersey Top
    –Subscribed to your blog!
    –Following on Facebook
    –Following on Twitter
    –Your button's on my blog!

  25. Anaiz says

    1. Black Quilted Personalized Cell Phone Case and ID Holder from Wedding Favors Unlimited; Blue Skies headband from Spellbound; Beaded Trim Jersey Tank from Fashion to Figure
    2. Following through Google Friend Connect
    3. Rosebud!
    4. Subscribed
    5. Following
    9. Using a button

    Thank you guys so much for putting together all these awesome giveaways this week. I found some awesome things I will definitely check out in the future! Happy weekend!

  26. Melissa says

    From Wedding favors, love the Personalized Weekender Canvas Tote Bag.

    From Spellbound, love the Blue Skies.

    From Fashion to FIgure, love the Color Block Dress.

  27. Georgia C. says

    1. Personalized Black and White Buckle Tote Bag
    2. I Think Of You headband
    3. Cap Sleeve Pleated Cocktail Dress

    i’m follower 🙂

  28. rachel crisman says

    Spa Sampler Gift from the wedding folks!!!! I would like to have that!!!
    I also follow them on twitter@ meeyeehere

  29. Diana says

    I’m heading over to my fellow Rosebuds blog and preparing for a good laugh (since you said she was funny) !

    Hope you have a fantastic weekend!!

    Thanks also SO much for all of your sweet comments, they totally make my day!


  30. Maddy says

    Definitely going to visit the latest rosebud!!
    BTW – I’m a sucker for anything monogrammed too! Unfortunately, I’m too lazy to type out all my entries today, but I know they’re a lot 😉

  31. JessicasJoys says

    I am sooooo in love with your website!!! I just signed up for the email and already follow you on facebook and twitter! As soon as I get off work I am heading to each site for all of the giveaways! I just wanted you to know that absolutly love your blogs! You are hi-larious and i love the freshly picked rosebud! I am soo checking her out, it sounds like we would connect on our obsession with Heather McDonald!!!!!!!!!! Thanks ao much for all of the giveaways!!

  32. Vanessa says

    From Spellbound – Love the mad about your headband

    From Fashion to Figure – I like the Button trim ponte dress

    From Wedding Favors Unlimited – the personalized bangle charm bracelet is adorable.

  33. Ria says

    1. Visit each vendor and tell us what else you love from their site {mandatory}
    From Spellbound I adoooore the I Think Of You headband!
    From Wedding Favors I love the Gazebo Gift Card Holder and I follow them on twitter as @riakod ,so +1?
    From FTF I love Bangaline and Chiffon Dress!
    2. Follow us through Google Friend Connect {5 entries}-Done!
    3. Join the Rosebud Network {5 entries}-Proud Rosebud!
    4. Subscribe to our blog {2 entries}-Done!
    5. Follow us on Facebook {1 entry}-Done
    6. Follow us on Twitter {1 entry}-Done!
    9. Grab our new button {2 entries}-Done!

    Muah to my bonbons!

  34. Gracie says

    Yay for your giveaways!!

    1. Wedding Favours Unlimited – I love the Personalised candy striped tote bag. Cute!
    Spellbound – Flutter my heart or spring afternoons. I loooovvee butterflies!
    Fashion to Figure – Strapless dress with chambray bottom
    2. Follow via GFC
    3. I’m a rosebud
    4. I follow on twitter
    5. I have your button


  35. Surferwife says


    I can’t believe you chose little ol’ me as the Rosebud. Is this your way of making me feel better that I NEVER win your giveaways? 😉

    Expect a linkback tomorrow on my blog, loves.

    And per usual:
    I am a follower on Twitter
    And on GFC
    I am a Rosebud (duh)
    I have your button
    And like you on FB (amongst other places)

    Thank you again so much! I feel so fancypants.

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