January 5, 2011

Today I Play (January Give Away)


The new job went well yesterday. I did a lot of orientation, policy and procedure testing and staring at a computer screen. Thursday, I start some actual "job" stuff. I think I'll take today as a play day! It's been over a month since I made soap and I miss it!


A friend of mine sent me a box of essential and fragrance oils she found in a box of craft items from a yard sale so I decided to go through them this morning and see what I have. Lots and lots of different scents to play with. Some are labeled, some are not. The unlabeled are going in the "use for candle-making" pile. I haven't decided what scent I'm going with today but it will be a cold process soap and I will post the results on Friday.

My give away is for a year's subscription (6 issues) Mary Jane's Farm magazine.


(Photo property of Mary Jane's Farm magazine)

This is not sponsored by MJF magazine and I, in no way, benefit from this give away other than the good feeling I get from sharing it with my readers. I received an offer for a free issue a few weeks ago and took advantage of it. The magazine is full of wonderful ideas and articles on everything from gardening secrets to featured artists to growing organic foods. Check out the link above and see some of the wonderful things this magazine has to offer.

To enter, leave me a comment telling me you want to win! Contest ends Monday, January 10th at 9:00 a.m. central time!

52 comments:

Changes in the wind said...

I want to win....no maybe I need to win because I live in a hectic city:)

Rick Kratzke said...

I am entering to win but if I do win I would like my mother to have the subscription, She came from a farm atmoshere

Whitetail Woods Blog / Deer Hunting and Blackpowder Shooting at it’s best.

Dawn said...

Of course it would be nice to win.....and I have never heard of that magazine before:)
Looks like a read I would love to sit down with.
Can't wait to see just what you create with all your smelly things above:))

Carmi said...

Please enter my name for the magazine giveaway.

Cyndi said...

I would love to win Mary Janes Farm - the only store we had in the area who carried it is gone and I loved to get that as a special treat a few times a year. I still look at my old ones...thanks for the chance!

LindaG said...

I would be afraid to make soap. Maybe some day I'll give it a try, but knowing me, and from what I've read about making it, I'm better off buying it from someone who enjoys making it. ;-)

I would prefer not to enter. You have lots of people who want to win and I have enough magazines, haha. :-)

P.S. I love your header photos!

Jennifer said...

I Want To Win :)

Have fun makin soap today!

Mandie said...

I love MaryJane Farms!! I would sooo love to win! Have a beautiful Wednesday!

Nancy said...

I received an offer to subscribe, but I misplaced it! Darn. So of course, it would be nice to win. :)

Crystal said...

I would love to win but I would also like to know if you make a soap that would be good for a 14 year girl to wash with to help control acne. We are going through that stage. Thank you.

Kellee said...

Count me in!!! I would love a subscription to MaryJanes Farm!

KentuckyFarmGirl said...

Crystal, I do have a recipe for a natural acne fighter soap. It's made with goat milk, ground oatmeal and honey. It does not have any scents or dyes added for a very natural cleansing. I am planning to make a batch of this in the next week or so. Email me with your address and I will send you a sample. If you get good results, I'll make a batch up to place in my Etsy store for future ordering.

All American x5 said...

Oh my, that magazine looks delightful!!!

We are working on our hobby farm around here and this magazine would help me plan some dreams :)

Although my husband might not like any more ideas than he already has from me ;)

Can't wait to see your soap.

Have a great day!

Carmen said...

I would love to win.

I once sold some essential oils at a yard sale for our youth group. Someone had donated them. Good idea for the unlabeled ones to be used for candles!

Brittany P. said...

I would like to win because the Lord has turned my heart toward a country way of living and I know I would enjoy it. Enjoy your soap making, I'm planning to start making my own soaps soon also. Can't wait to see your results!!! :)

Ladyfromthewoods said...

I, too, would like to win. Our local library has one of her hard-back books and I loved her photography and ideas that I can put to work around here. Thanks for having this giveaway.
~t.

Vicki said...

I want to win too........looks like a great magazine that I would enjoy reading!

Wandering Moose Farms said...

Your giveaway is so timely. I would love to win this subscription. I received an offer to subscribe to this magazine recently, but the economy the way it is, we have not had the opportunity to increase our discretionary spending.

Congratulation on the great find of the essential oils. Soap making is on my to-do list of things to learn this year, time and money permitting.

Thank you for the great blog!

JenW!~ said...

I'd love to win but I just recently subscribed and I am waiting on my first issue.

farm~maid said...

I would like to win this inspiring magazine. What a great give-away and how very kind of you.

Claudine said...

Just found your blog, it's great! I love your banner.
Looks like a good magazine, I'd love to read it!

Donna~One Simple Country Girl said...

Please enter me! I've never seen this magazine before but it looks like a good one! Can't wait to see your soap on Friday.
Hugs,
Donna

Crystal said...

Ok great. I am trying to email you but it says it is not there. Help.

KentuckyFarmGirl said...

Thanks for pointing that out Crystal! I didn't get the link right when I changed over from my Christmas page. You can click on it now and it should work. I went ahead and made up a batch of that soap today. It's cold process so it will take about 4 weeks to cure but I will send it as soon as it is ready!

Steph said...

I would love to win! :)

Patrice said...

I would really like to win this. I used to borrow them from someone I knew and I thought the magazine was a lot of fun.

Country Whispers said...

I'd love to win this giveaway!
Please enter me!
Hope you've had a great Play Day.

Teresa said...

I can't imagine who wouldn't want such a great giveaway. I'm glad your job went well. I finally started making soap, and I think I'm hooked!

Anonymous said...

Would love to win the magazine giveaway!
Thanks,
Debbie

Arlene said...

I would love to win!!

Deb T. said...

Count me in girlfriend ! Were just country boys and girls gettin down on the farm !
(:

~Tonja~ said...

Oh I want to win too...what a sweet giveaway....

Ronda said...

Please enter me,,so glad I found your blog today, Love it...

Blessings,
~Ronda

cottageprims said...

I've read this magazine a few times so nostalgic and wholesome.I would love a chance to win a subscription.Warm Blessings!~Amy

Jean @ Prim Crafts said...

Please enter me, I want to win this great magazine subscription! It's very sweet of you to offer such a great giveaway. Glad your new job is going well!
Prim Blessings,
Jean

Wendy @ Ravenwood Whimzies said...

Love your blog - Please enter me in the contest to win a subscription to this magazine!

Thanks so much

Cindy said...

How did play day go?

Would LOVE to win the magazine!!!

Judy said...

I love love love that mag! It's Martha Stewart meets Mother Earth News, kind of....

:D

Michelle said...

Hi, I'm so excited to have found your blog! I can't wait to go through your old posts. Stop by and visit me sometime.
PS Count me in on your generous giveaway.
xoxo

Jenny said...

I'd love to win this! I've seen ads for the magazine, but not actually had a chance to read one. It looks interesting, though.
Thanks for the giveaway!
~Jenny~

Trish-Ladybug said...

Love to win .. what a great magazine..surly would enjoy reading all the articles
Thanks to Crows Creek Pmitives for sharing your Blog and Giveaway... I'm recently followers.. :-)
Thanks for such generous Giveaway...
Blessing...

Anonymous said...

Oh pick me..I'd love to get this magazine. I love reading your blog too. Sharon

Barb King of Prairie Harvest Arts said...

I would love to win----I also love my family, my farm, my horses,goats, sheep and llamas. Lots to love ---also am enjoying your blog. It's really well done.

Sharon F. said...

Please enter me to win a subscription to this magazine. Sounds like a lot of really good material.

Prairie Patch said...

Oh, yes, I'd love to win. Please enter me in your giveaway. Thanks for entering mine!

Cheers!

Melanie said...

OH how I'd love to win.... The magazine gives me a chance to escape the rat race... a reward from a hard day....

ArtbymeCindy said...

I would love to win! That magazine looks wonderful and I am a county girl!! I live out in the middle of the good ole country.

Hugs
Cindy

Kara said...

I'd love to win! Thanks for blogging. Found your blog from CITR. You guys are so encouraging! We're on a quarter acre, but hoping to move one of these days to have our own little farm. For now, it's just gardening and chickens, but I live vicariously through all of you at CITR. Love your blog here, too!

Kara

Lisa said...

I would love to win because I've never heard of this magazine.

Vi said...

Thanks for always being an inspiration!
I would love to win the subscription!
Vi from KY!

Patty Sumner said...

Would so love to win this subscription! Blessings!

Anonymous said...

Blessings on the snow covered day. I would like to win the subscription.
Jane

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