Monday, 30 August 2010

random.org would've been quicker!

But not as much fun, right? ;-)

So, obviously, I wanted to use The New Hamster to pick the winners of my giveaway. Unfortunately The New Hamster is not proving amenable to training. *sigh* I considered various ways of using him to generate random numbers (How many times he runs away to hide in one day? How many fingers he bites in a week?) but in the end went for just writing the names of all the entrants on slips of paper, putting said slips into my oversized cappuccino cup, and getting The Doctor, The Boy and The Girl to pick a name each:


And here are the names they picked!


Congratulations to Abi, Lesley and Nadine :-) (Nadine, this is you, right?)

So, let's take a look at their highlights of the year, and figure out who wins what...

The Girl picked first and it was she who chose Nadine's slip. Here's what Nadine said:


Now that's a highlight indeed! And if I have got the right person (I think I've got the right person.... I hope I've got the right person now that I'm saying all this!!) then right now Nadine's busy with preparations for her kid's first birthday party. One, two, three, awww..... :-)

Nadine, you've won a spot in Shimelle's class, Learn Something New Every Day (unless of course you've already signed up for it, in which case I have another idea so you don't miss out! We'll discuss details!)


Then it was The Boy's turn, and he got the slip with Abi's name. I recently won something on Abi's blog so it's rather nice to return the favour :-) Here's Abi's highlight:


Isn't that so cool? And she'll be a fabby head girl, too :-) Abi, you've won one of Jess's gorgeous necklaces:


And then The Doctor picked out Lesley, who's new to blogging - and has the most fun blog name!! Lesley's highlight was this:


Congratulations on your first anniversary next week, Lesley! :-) You've won a goody bag of a few crafting bits and pieces, including a little something that I shall make for you myself. Still no photo to share I'm afraid, but I hope you'll like it all!

Abi, I already have your email address so I'll be in touch. Nadine, if you are who I think you are lol then I have yours too, but I'd better ask you to contact me in case I've got totally the wrong person!! And Lesley, please could you drop me an email too so I can get your details? Just click here :-)

Thanks everyone for playing along, it's been so interesting to read all your comments and hear about the many different ways you've had something to celebrate over the last year xx

7 comments:

Nadine said...

thank you mel <3

yes! it's me! haha (:

and I'm really surprised so thank you
thank you thank you! :D

(my email is nadinadine@gmail.com btw)

Gez said...

Woohoo! Congratulations to the winners. Hope you have a fabby September Mel.. can't wait to see your pages hun. Thanks for the offer of sorting out that nagging voice. ;) Have a great week. Hugs, Gez.xx

Gez said...

Woohoo! Congratulations to the winners. Hope you have a fabby September Mel.. can't wait to see your pages hun. Thanks for the offer of sorting out that nagging voice. ;) Have a great week. Hugs, Gez.xx

Amy said...

Congratualtions to all of the girls!

sharyncarlson said...

Congrats to the winners!!

Sian said...

Congratulations to all the winners :)

Abi said...

wooooh hooo! Mel, u have made my day! Just off to a driving lesson so stopped by and am now going to be in a very happy mood chugging along in my car! Thank you! xxx