New Year Give-it-away

*This giveaway was originally intended to be a Christmas give-it-away, but turned into a New Year's give-it-away :-).*

**ALL PRIZES SHIP U.S. ONLY. I'M SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.**

I don't know about you, but during the Christmas season, I'm thinking mostly about myself and the presents I will get. Selfish as it is, it's true. I know many other girls can relate to that. I also know that many people spend their Christmas and New Year alone, or without any gifts at all, or maybe some people just need a little brightening and a little glimmer of hope in their day. The thought of those people inspired me to host a Girlz of God...

New Year Give-it-away!



This giveaway is a little bit like other giveaways. The only catch is, you are entering to win a prize that you will give away to someone who could use a smile and a glimmer of hope. Although I can't monitor whether you keep the prize or give it away, the point of this giveaway is to win it to give it, you know? I highly encourage you to give the prize away to someone (or buy something with the prize for someone else - more about that later). Here are a couple of ideas for giving (these are all optional, of course)...

(1) Give it to someone who is TOTALLY not expecting it. (maybe the girl you can't stand, the old man down the street that sits in his rocking chair on the front porch, that lady that is about to have a baby at your church, etc.)
(2) Do it anonymously. It will feel great.
(3) Attach a card to the gift that tells about Christ and His love. You could tell them you are praying for them, include a fun little paper game like a crossword puzzle or sudoku, and include Bible verses.

If you win one of the prizes below, we would love to hear what you did with it and what the response of the person was. Please, for safety reasons, don't use any names. Talk about how giving it away made you feel, if you learned something in the process, and what you think GOD thinks about giving to those who need hope.

Now, on to the prizes...

$10 credit to Beau-Nanza donated by Sarah.

Beau-Nanza sells a variety of cute bows and adorable key fobs.









Is that not adorable? I don't have keys, and I want one! LOL! I couldn't find a pic on the facebook page, but I have a New Orleans Saints bow that's really cute :-). Something from Beau-Nanza would be a great, sweet little gift to give away.


This set of friendship bracelets donated by Kara L. You could keep one and give it to a friend! Aren't they pretty?












And, last but not least, any one item of your choice from Emma Margaret Designs!

Emma Margaret sells a variety of cute little items. This would make a perfect gift for someone in need of a smile! Here are a couple of the items she has at her shop.

















Flower Head Band.

















Pretty Little Clipboard

















Colorful Flower Bracelet

...and much more! :-)

So how can you have a chance to win one of these prizes to give away? Here's how...


Mandatory: Tell me who you would give this to if you won and why (please don't use names, though).

Extra Entries (all worth 1 entry) (please leave one comment for each separate entry):
~Follow Girlz of God
~Follow Emma Margaret's blog, Everyday Emma
~Post about this giveaway on your blog
~Email a friend about this giveaway (no extra entries for extra friends)
~Put the giveaway button on your sidebar
~Go to Emma Margaret Designs and comment your favorite item with a link
~Go to Beau-Nanza and comment your favorite item with a link
~Subscribe to Sarah's e-newsletter, The Mission Mag
~Comment your favorite Bible verse

PLEASE LEAVE SOME WAY TO FOR ME TO CONTACT YOU IN EVERY COMMENT (either blog address, etsy account, or email).

You have until January 31st to enter. The random drawing will (hopefully) be held and winners announced on February 1st.

That's it :)! Start the comments! :D
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Elisha(:  – (January 7, 2012 at 1:30 PM)  

i'd give it to my bestfriend!(: she deserves something nice.. she didnt get any christmas presents :/

Elisha(:  – (January 7, 2012 at 1:32 PM)  

i love emma margaret's cross box!!<3

Elisha(:  – (January 7, 2012 at 1:33 PM)  

i love beau-nanza's pink camo hairbow!!<3

Elisha(:  – (January 7, 2012 at 1:34 PM)  

favorite bible verse? Galatians 2:20. <3

{Grace}  – (January 7, 2012 at 2:52 PM)  

I would give it to a person who goes to my church who is about to have a baby

Hannah  – (January 7, 2012 at 4:18 PM)  

I would love to enter! I would probably give this away to one of my close friends. :)

Hannah
Email: hannah@thewrightfamily.name

Hannah  – (January 7, 2012 at 4:25 PM)  

Follow this blog! :)

Hannah
Email: hannah@thewrightfamily.name

godsgirlz1  – (January 7, 2012 at 4:40 PM)  

I'm already following your blog.
Godsgirlz1

godsgirlz1  – (January 7, 2012 at 4:46 PM)  

My favorite Bible verse is 1 Corinthians 11:15.
Godsgirlz1
http://godsgirlz1.wordpress.com

godsgirlz1  – (January 7, 2012 at 4:48 PM)  

I posted about your giveaway.
Godsgirlz1
http://godsgirlz1.wordpress.com

godsgirlz1  – (January 7, 2012 at 4:59 PM)  

If I win I am going to give the gift to one of my close friends. I think it would just be a nice gift to give her to let her know that she is appreciated.
Godsgirlz1
http://godsgirlz1.wordpress.com

godsgirlz1  – (January 7, 2012 at 5:00 PM)  

I am following Emma's blog.
Godsgirlz1
http://godsgirlz1.wordpress.com

godsgirlz1  – (January 7, 2012 at 5:34 PM)  

I like the flower headband.
Godsgirlz1
http://godsgirlz1.wordpress.com

godsgirlz1  – (January 7, 2012 at 5:36 PM)  

Oops.. The flower headband is from Emma Margrets. Sorry
Godsgirlz1
http://godsgirlz1.wordpress.com

godsgirlz1  – (January 7, 2012 at 7:48 PM)  

I emailed telling someone about the giveaway.
Godsgirlz1
http://godsgirlz1.wordpress.com

Kara L. –   – (January 8, 2012 at 4:42 AM)  

I don't know who I would give the prize if I won.
It would depend what it was.
Maybe a little girl at church or one of my cousins, or a friend.
idk I would have to see. :)

Kara L. –   – (January 8, 2012 at 4:43 AM)  

Fave item is http://www.etsy.com/listing/88334204/ribbon-earrings :)

Kara L. –   – (January 8, 2012 at 4:45 AM)  

oops last comment was for Emma Margaret Designs.

Kara L. –   – (January 8, 2012 at 4:47 AM)  

Fave item for the Beau-Nanza shop was Purple Damask with Black Background.

Kara L. –   – (January 8, 2012 at 4:48 AM)  

One of my fave Bible verses is Proverbs 17:17. :)

Kara L. –   – (January 8, 2012 at 4:52 AM)  

I e-mailed some friends about this giveaway! :)

Kailin –   – (January 8, 2012 at 5:53 AM)  

I would give the prize to one of my sweet friends at church who likes to always give me hugs.

Korin L. –   – (January 8, 2012 at 5:58 AM)  

I would give it to either one of my friends or my cousins. I would give it to one of them just to do something nice for them.

Korin L. –   – (January 8, 2012 at 6:01 AM)  

My favorite item from Emma Margaret designs is the http://www.etsy.com/listing/88870475/flower-head-band.

Korin L. –   – (January 8, 2012 at 6:04 AM)  

My favorite item from Beau- Nanza was the Butterflies bow. http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.217525798300800.87568.217522991634414&type=1

Korin L. –   – (January 8, 2012 at 6:14 AM)  

One of my favorite Bible verses is Psalm 66:1. :)

Kiera (: ♥  – (January 8, 2012 at 8:16 AM)  

If I win I will give it to one of my closest friends as an "I love and appreciate you" gift (:

Kara L. –   – (January 8, 2012 at 8:58 AM)  

Put your button on my page on godgirl (a site sorta like face book)
Link to my page:
http://www.godgirl.com/profile/KaraL

Kara L. –   – (January 8, 2012 at 9:43 AM)  

Blogged on godgirl about this!

http://www.godgirl.com/xn/detail/5792547:BlogPost:148243?xg_source=activity

Emma Margaret  – (January 8, 2012 at 5:28 PM)  

Hm... I think I might give it to a girl that I don't know very much but like her =) I am not totally sure about her family siuation but I think she gets picked on a lot.

Emma Margaret  – (January 8, 2012 at 5:31 PM)  

Your giveaway button is on my blog =)

Emma Margaret  – (January 8, 2012 at 5:32 PM)  

http://www.etsy.com/listing/88866774/sparkles-and-gray

I think these are pretty.

Emma Margaret  – (January 8, 2012 at 5:34 PM)  

I think my favorite Bible verse is in Romans 8:? Not quite sure where but it is about how you can't be seperated from the love of God I think.

Emma Margaret  – (January 8, 2012 at 5:35 PM)  

I LOVE the key fob in the picture =)

Emma Margaret  – (January 8, 2012 at 5:37 PM)  

SORRY! I didn't read the part about putting a way to contact me in every comment =P You can email me at

EmmaMargaret1999@gmail.com

godsgirlz1  – (January 9, 2012 at 9:29 AM)  

I put your button on my sidebar. It doesn't show up as a button though.
Godsgirlz1
http://godsgirlz1.wordpress.com

Ireland  – (January 9, 2012 at 6:33 PM)  

I would give it to one of my friends who I've been going through a rough time with so that she knows I love her even through the hard times!

Ireland  – (January 9, 2012 at 6:38 PM)  

My favorite from Emma's etsy is the small Pearl bracelet! http://www.etsy.com/listing/87119257/small-pearl-bracelet

Sorry I didn't leave an address! http://keepingpurebeforehim.blogspot.com/

Ireland  – (January 11, 2012 at 5:46 PM)  

I posted about this giveaway on my blog! http://keepingpurebeforehim.blogspot.com/p/giveaways.html

http://keepingpurebeforehim.blogspot.com

Elisha(:  – (January 14, 2012 at 11:14 AM)  

cant wait to see the winners!! :D

Elisha(:  – (January 14, 2012 at 11:15 AM)  

btw.. you can contact me : oldbluejeans98@gmail.com

Kara L. –   – (January 16, 2012 at 4:02 AM)  

I followed your blog. :)

Ali  – (January 27, 2012 at 7:13 AM)  

I would give this to a girl on my blog depending on what I won. Nice blog.
Ali
http://surrenderingallofme.blogspot.com/?zx=eb14415997a59111

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