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Sunday Smile: Birthday Giveaway!

 

So, it's my birthday today.. and it's sort of a big one. I am now 40 years old!
(my mama told me it's the flirty & fun forties!)
Because it's my birthday, I wanted to do something special for my sweet chickadees (you!).
drum roll please
I'm doing a Birthday Giveaway that encompass a few of my favourite things!
If you've been following Tea & Chickadees for a while now, then you know I am a big fan of analog photography (lomography & polaroids), that I love kittycats, I have a pretty sweet dog named Grace, I'm a sucker for anything owl shaped, enjoy tea on a regular basis, and am a fan of handmade and vintage.
This happy little package covers all of those things, and one sweet Tea & Chickadees follower will win 'em all!

Take a gander at all the pretty pictures I took of the goodies included:




Here's what's in the Birthday Goody Bag:

little hoots owl earrings by Mel of Needle & Nest Design
teacup & feather tiny framed photography by Erin of Feather + Anchor
a few of my favourite teas: Zen Green Tea, English Breakfast Tea, Echinacea Elder Tea
the sweetest kitten & yarn yellow tin!
a vintage lusterware owl shaker!
a Happy Happy Joy Joy card by luckyjackson
an original polaroid of my dear puppydog Grace
a brand new Olympus Trip 500, a fun little automatic film camera!
{I have this exact same camera & have so much fun with it; some of those photos can be found here}

I had a lot of fun putting this birthday package together, and look forward to giving it to someone who will enjoy all of my favourite things!


{here I am with Gracie as a fresh new 40 year old! huzzah!}

To win this Birthday Giveaway, all you need to do is be a follower of my blog (subscribe by feedburner, follow on Bloglovin or  join via GFC) and leave a comment letting me know a few of your favourite things!

Tweet this giveaway for an extra bonus entry! 
Be sure to include this URL (http://www.teachickadees.com/2012/01/sunday-smile-birthday-giveaway.htmland my twitter name @buttercupcaren.
Remember to leave a 2nd comment to let me know you did the tweet. :)

Contest ends January 31st and the winner will be announced February 1st!
with birthday cake joy,
Caren

26 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday again pretty lady! You seriously look gorgeous and no where near 40 in those photos, and I know you don't feel it either! You're speaking my language with that giveaway. *pick me pick me*!

    Oh, my favourite things... giraffes and okapis, cats, particularly grey cats, bolts of fabric, green tea and cheese. xoxo

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  2. Super cute - Happy birthday lady! I have many favorite things: tea, my cats, reading, baking sweets, kneading bread dough, and harry potter!

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  3. Happy Birthday, Caren! Some of my favourite things are fresh coffee, pancakes on Saturday Mornings, ships and anchors, the colour hot pink and cozy grey sweaters.

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  4. I just tweeted your giveaway. :-)

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  5. Following your lovely blog - and happy birthdayy hoope you have an amazing year ahead. My favorite things: cinnamon rolls, vintage tea cups, type writers, old letterpress blocks, and baking

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  6. Goodness me, what an amazing giveaway you're hosting ... Happy birthday!! (but you're the one who's supposed to be receiving the gifts). :)

    A few of my favourite things: grey muzzles on dogs, choc chip cookies still warm from the oven, and coffee ... it always comes back to coffee.
    xx

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  7. Hello, Caren! I just started following the blog via my friend Saylor Made. Let me start off by saying Happy Birthday! Such a lovely giveaway! This is a few of my favorite things: cooking, gardening, art, coffee, the sound of an acoustic guitar, the color red, photography, etc. Thanks for the opportunity and I can't wait to check out the blog. Have a great day!

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  8. I also tweeted about your giveaway. : )

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  9. I have no dog, but other than that we're a pretty good match in terms of favourite things!

    Happy birthday - hope you have a lovely day (with even more birthday cake!)

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    1. forgot to say that I follow via GFC

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  10. I tweeted here: https://twitter.com/#!/theowlclub/status/161498708297519105

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  11. Um heck yes! I follow with bloglovin':)
    Some of my favorite things are reading, (trying to learn)lomography, good strong coffee and things that make me laugh like funny tv shows or whatever. Fingers crossed!

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  12. You're damn right I follow your blog ;) And my favourite things are..... all my bloggy friends, of course! And especially my birthday girl neighbour ;)

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  13. I am a follower via GFC (: My favourite things are owls, my sheep plushie, my Wreck This Journal and my normal journal.

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  14. I tweeted here https://twitter.com/#!/desize1996/status/161537722979332096

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  15. Happy Birthday Hon!

    Welcome to the most rockin decade eva!!!

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  16. happy birthday!

    I'm already a follower...some of my favorite things are snuggles with the cats under warm blankets with a book and my Friday morning coffee!

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  17. I mean it when I say you don't look forty at all. I follow!
    A few of my favorite things just so happen to be owly thing, kitties, vintage anything, & cameras cameras cameras.
    Hmm isn't that funny?

    xo

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  18. I tweeted also!

    https://twitter.com/#!/BaileyTann/status/161664609646944256

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  19. i'm a follower via bloglovin and goodness me, we love pretty much all of the same things. owls, tea, kittens, photos!! lovely. ps: i STILL cannot get over that you're 40!

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  20. also i tweeted :)

    i'd love to take that little camera with me on my cuban vacation in a month!

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  22. Happy birthday! Cool giveaway! Some of my favorite things are vintagey anything, cameras, typography, musical instruments!

    I am following you on GFC.

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  23. And I tweeted! https://twitter.com/#!/fizleglitz/status/163819272274059265

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  24. Happy birthday! What a lovely little collection you've put together :) x

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