Saturday, May 30, 2009


Will I be one? In the past two days I went to 313 blogs who were having giveaways! (It's been cold and rainy here - is that a good excuse?) The first one was hosted by Sew, Mama, Sew! and there were 245 giveaway hostesses!
The second one was hosted by Twice Remembered and there were 68 hostesses!
Now, you're probably thinking I'm a little deranged (and I'm sure Old Dame Penniwig is flexing her muscles for a flailing), but I didn't enter them all. Many, but not all. I think I have carpal tunnel in my right, mouse-clicking wrist!

Are any of you familiar with Anime (Japanese animation)? My Teen is into Anime and Manga (the "comic" books). I knew she loved Ouran High School Host Club, and she made me watch the series (26 episodes) with her this month. I have to admit, this was a good one. Some are a little weird, or hard to follow.

This one is about a poor girl who wins a scholarship to an elite high school. She finds her way into an unused music room and accidentally breaks a priceless vase, and has to work it off. This room is used by the Host Club, a group of young (rich and bored) men who host tea and conversation for all the young (rich and bored) girls in the school. The poor girl has to dress like a boy and work in the host club to pay off her debt. Funny escapades with a happy ending!

Here are two old bottles I have on my bathroom windowsill. The taller, purple one matches my purple painted room! And the other, Kreml Shampoo, is described in the vintage ad I found on Google.


Liz said...

Hi Sue.... Wow! You could actually win something. :) Your chances sound good to me! I have been blogging for almost a year and have never won anything. : ( I only enter the ones that really grab me now.

Anywho! Love you vintage ad and the bottles.


Scrappy Jessi said...

hey there,
thanks for poppin in.
your blog is darling i will add you to my bloglines.


Kate in NJ said...

LOL, Good luck!! I have been very lucky lately, I have won 2 different "give aways"!!
Beautiful handmade items both of them!! said...

Good luck! I hope I win one too, but I didn't make it to very many to enter. Sounds like your odds will be good!

Olde Dame Penniwig said...

313 blogs visited...where is my JUMBO flail?

Well dearie, hope you win something!

I like reading "Fruits Basket." It's manga, but I don't know if they have it made into a television show or not (the Olde Dame is TV-less...more time to make flails)...

Becky said...

I've been glued to my chair doing the same. My head AND wrist hurt!

And I've been going round to the blogs of folks ho entered my Giveaway too. It's been fun but I'll be happy to take a break from all of this hoopla!

R & J said...
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Pretty Much LiQi said...

Good news, Sue...YOU WON!! You were randomly chosen as the winner of the collage box giveaway at Pretty Much LiQi Designs!! Please contact me at to arrange delivery. I am seriously probably just as excited about you winning as you are!! Congratulations!