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Friday, 17 October 2014

A Little Bit Of Candy

It's definitely been one of those years when my crafting time has taken a back seat, due to one thing or another. An illness within the family is my priority now and so I'm not at home much these days. 

My blog has been neglected along with my friends, my commenting has fallen by the wayside, my inbox is full of unanswered emails and although I do feel bad about it, my family will always come first, as it should.

So I have a little candy to say 'thank you', especially to those that still pop on here even though I don't return the favour. 

These are all things I love...I must love them because I have two of them all! 




Stempelglede "Follow Your Heart" set of unmounted rubber stamps.
Stampin' Up! "Express Yourself" set of foam mounted stamps.
Go Kreate dies, large frames Frilly #10.
Tattered Lace die - Rose.
Joy! Crafts dies, Feathers.
La-La Land Crafts die - Stitched Scallops.

All items are brand spanking new and in need of some love..like being taken out of the packets and used!
Candy is open worldwide (though I am not liable for any customs charges that some countries impose). 
As I said earlier, the candy is a small thank you and I would like it to go to a follower or friend, whether they have a blog or not, so no candy only blogs please.

Just leave a comment on this post.
(I moderate all my comments just because I get so much spam so don't worry if your comment isn't published immediately, I will publish them the next time I get home and on my computer)

Thanks for everything ♥
Love 'n' hugs

35 comments:

  1. Hi Elaine,
    I know exactly what you mean & you're not the only one. However you have been crafting more & posting more than I have so my hat is off to you :)

    However I am in the middle of starting a new online business & also a new blog so everything is going to be a new start for me. I just don't like being so quiet lol let alone not crafting. I will get there :)

    I love all your designs & follow your blog but haven't commented much. Thanks for the offer of the lovely candy & I will look forward to seeing your next design xx

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  2. Wow Elaine! That candy is delish! Anyone would be chuffed to bits to win that. It has been a real mix of joy and sorrow for you this year hun. Thinking if you right now as you support your family through this illness. Big hugs, Wends x

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  3. Hope everything will go well soon, you take care, Elaine. Thank you for offering sweet candy worldwide, you are the sweetest!

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  4. Wow Amazing Candy thank you so much for sharing it with us all
    hugs Nikki C

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  5. Hi!
    I take a look everything you do, but same as you I usually just look and don't have the time to comment. You make stunning projects and I hope you'll have the oportunity to spend more time in your craftroom.
    This candy looks amazing! Thank you for the chance to win it.
    Hugs,
    t.

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  6. Sweet Elaine. It must be a bit crazy for you at the moment darling. As you say family should and will always come first but you are missed in blogland. I hope things go as smoothly as ever they can in these circumstances. Here for you hunni if ever you need to have a scream/rant/blub - or all three.
    big hugs and much love
    Dawn xxxxx

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  7. Hi! Families are always our priorities. My blog is always neglected whenever my family needs me.
    Hope u start blogging soon...Love n prayers :)

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  8. Hi Elaine!
    I'm sorry to hear you have an illness in the family. I hope everything will turn out ok. I agree with you - family should always come first, so don't worry for not blogging and commenting much. There will still be time for that.
    Sending big hugs your way! xx

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  9. Elaine I am so sorry to hear you have illness in your family and hope they make a speedy recovery. Don't feel bad, your family should always come first. Goodness knows I have been a very bad blogger this year as well but that is just how life goes sometimes. Big hugs xxx

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  10. So sorry to hear that healthproblems in your family and other busy things keep you from crafting Elaine, hope 2015 will be a much better year! for everyone!! Thank you so much for the chance to win this awesome candy!!

    xx Irene

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  11. I follow you by mail since quite some time but now I see the Googlefriend Blog-link so that makes it way easier to keep up to date!!

    xx Irene

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  12. Of course your family should come first! Take care hun!

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  13. As I said on FB, you are so thoughtful with everything you are going through. Thanks for the chance to win honey and I hope life is getting better for you every day.

    Big hugs, Mary xxx

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  14. Sorry to hear of your problems, and hope things will improve for you. Thank you so much for offering this candy - things that I would really appreciate.
    Best wishes and crafty hugs

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  15. Elaine, I'm sorry to see you have an illness in your family. Big hugs to you x

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  16. I do miss your blogging and visits Elaine but you are right family takes priority every time. It was lovely to finally meet you in May at LOTV. So generous of you to offer such a gorgeous candy. I have wanted those Go Kreate dies for a long time and would so love to win them. Sending you huge hugs xx

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  17. aw Elaine..you are always so kind thinking of others when life is shite....sending you big hugs x

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  18. What a beautiful candy Elaine.
    Love to win it.
    For me it's not a small but a big''thanks''candy'.
    Gr, Elly

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  19. Oh, I hope it is nothing serious, best wishes to your family!

    Such a wonderful candy, you are so kind. :)

    Lots of hugs,
    Anne

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  20. Hi Elaine
    Wow what fabulous candy thank you for the chance and sending you love and hugs to you and your family xx :)

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  21. Hi Tracy, you are so right, family must always come first. l hope things get better soon. Fabulous candy, thank you for the chance to win. Hugs Suzi X

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  22. Family always comes first, Elaine. It's always great to hear from you via comments and to read your blog and enjoy your beautiful cards but don't worry if you aren't around as often as you'd like to be... its just a treat when you are! Take care of yourself, hun, Jo x

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  23. wow this is an amazing giveaway, just love all of these lovely dies and stamps
    thanks so much for the chance to win...

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  24. I hope that your ill familymember had a speed recovery and you are wonderful to your followers to give us a chance to win this fantastic candy.
    Don't stress yourself from time to time everybody needs a time out from the blog ;)
    XO
    Tiggerchen

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  25. Dear Elaine!
    I understand your situation and you're doing perfect - family comes first always!
    Thanks indeed for the chance to win your great, GREAT candy, you're so generous!
    Lot's of love,
    Mo

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  26. Hi Elaine, sorry to hear that there is illness in your family. Your family are so important and cannot be replaced. We have the similar problem ongoing at the moment, with the addition of distance, as it is my hubby's brother and he lives in Australia! I hope yours has a good outcome. Hugs, Carol S.xx

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  27. Elaine I do hope that your family member gets well very soon. Take care.

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  28. Oo Elaine, sorry to hear that! I hope everything works out with your family member! And it's only normal that family comes first!! But I have to be honoust, I've been missing your beautiful cards (no wonder with all these great supplies!) :)
    Take your time my friend, we'll be waiting here... Take care! Hugs,
    http://littlecreass.blogspot.be/

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  29. Hi Elaine sorry been MIA from your comments had so much on with brothers house explosion and helping feed boys with no kitchen at house. What lovely candy and good luck to everyone that enters. Hopeyou are having a restful weekend and is that cat now part of the family tee hee

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  30. Hi Elaine, my heart sank when I read your blog today, why does life have to be so cruel, just when you think family are all doing well something happens to turn your life upside down again. Yes, family should always come first but do be careful not to run your self ragged, your body and mind can only take so much. Your beautiful craftroom will still be there when your family are all in good health again. Kind regards Trish

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  31. Wow this is so very kind of you! Thanks for a chance!

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  32. Hope you and your family are ok (hugs) it's very kind of you to offer this candy at a tough time thank you for that xxx take care xxx

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  33. I'm so sorry to hear that you are dealing with illness in your family. I really hope that things improve soon and I will be thinking of you and sending you positive thoughts during this tough time. Your cards will be missed but it is completely understandable that your family comes first. Thank you so much for your generosity in offering such fantastic candy! I also wanted to say thank you for supporting the image I shared on Facebook for World Mental Health Day - it really meant a lot to me! x
    Rebecca.

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  34. Hi Elaine! This is a beautiful candy! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  35. Hi Sweetheart, I have some candy to so do pop by, and I would love to win yours. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

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