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Susan

I LOVE these! Sign me up.

Love ya.

Me

Lesha

Those are very cute. :)

Helen

So adorable...count me in!

Helen

sam

Please count me in!

missi

I could use one of these little bags. :-) Missi

Barbara Watkins

These are so nice, I'd love to win one....crossing fingers..pick me..pick me..pick me!

Meredith

Joanne,

I love EVERYTHING you make! Everything!

Is it snowing at your house today? It is here, and I'm still in my pajamas! Love it!

Meredith

Dodo

How pretty!

sara

You have such great talent....I love these! My favorite would have to be the bears! Thanks for the chance to win an awesome, homemade gift!

Lisa

These are cute! Almost as cute as your girls! Love your announcement videos. I hope they draw my name!

Meredith

Ok I will give it another try! I can see how productive you have been.

Kimberly

Lovely, just like their maker!

Trish

Joanne, you're so crafty! :) These are lovely.

Blessings,
Trish

P.S. I meant to tell you, we've done the ding dong dash before, too. It's well worth the effort to bless another in secret, don't you think?

kim

Pick Me! I am a big fan of these cute little zippies!

Beth

yeah, hi, me again. Love zippy bags!

PICK ME!!

Lisa R-P

Those are so cute! Count me in.

Lisa

Jennifer

Lovely, lovely, lovely!!!! Yes.....I would love a chance to win! Thank you for sharing your talents. Love Jennifer

Holly Smith

I think they are simply lovely!

Your girls and you were so sweet on the video for the last one.

Hope to get together soon!!
Much love,
holly

Jeni

These look great! Thanks for having a giveaway!

Wendy Schulz

Oh fun - throw my name in the basket too!

Charity

I would love to in the drawing too! Thank you. I just found your blog recently, can't remember where, but I love it!

linda t

Oh my gosh, I would love one of them!!
And btw, you and your girls are just too cute!

Lisa Landis

Love love love these. Too cute.

Angela

I would love to have one to hold Connor's pacifiers!!

Im bloggin you
http://contestaddict.blogspot.com

Heather C

I would love to have some of these to contain the clutter in my huge bag! Nice!

Bev Brandon

woohoo..count me in

Erin M in MO

Those look so cute and fun!! Thanks for the chance to win.

Mama Zen

How cute!

Amanda

Adorable!

Jenny M

Adorable- great for a diaper bag so you dont lose your change or credit cards

Bebemiqui

Count me in!

Naomi

Very cute, I can think of a million ways to use these...

Angie

Hi Joanne! I love all your crafty stuff. :)

Hillary

Those are darling! Count me in, please.

Stephanie

Love these, they are soooo cute!

Marla Taviano

One can never have too many zippies, eh?

Fran

Sign me up for those darling things!

stacy

These are great and I can really use it. Awesome, count me in!

Andrea

These look great!!

Bitsy

These are beautiful. Thanks for sharing your talent. Joy, Bitsy

Shama-Lama Mama

How sweet!
I actually use something similar as a coin purse but its getting so shabby. Would love to have one of these cuties! Thanks!

Stacey Moore

I could always use one of these cute zippies!!
Thanks!!

Heidi

Wow...the pool of contestants has grown...YIKES!!!
Those purses are cute! Love mine from last christmas!

Janine

Add me to the ever-growing list! Janine

robin

Oh these are soooo cute!
Thanks for the op to win one.
Robin

Linsey Knerl

These are so cute! Thanks!

Cindi Hoppes

Hi, How cute your zippies are. Something I could use when I don't need my extremely heavy purse! Please count me in your drawing. Thanks,Cindi

Holly Bloemhof

I hopped over from Marla Taviano's site. I'm living in Paris serving as a missionary with Child Evangelism Fellowship. I've enjoyed reading your blog so far. Love the little zippy bags!

Karen

Thank you, Joanne! What sweet little purses! And I hope that your Christmas presentation went well. Did you record it? I missed our church's ladies Advent brunch this year, and it would be a treat to hear what you said. God's blessing! :-)

Jama

you are so crafty!

Kellyn

These are very cute! Count me in.

Sarah Miller

Please put me in the drawing! :)

Michele

These look great!

tnchick

Count me in, too - I'd love a chance to win. Thanks

Kathy

I thank you for your wonderful blog. I come every day to read what you have written. I love those little zippy purses!!

emily

awesome little zippy....I would throw this into my diaper bag in a heartbeat!! Awesome! thanks...

Noreen

beautiful

Sam

This is probably greedy since I already won a book from you, but here I go anyway! Good luck on Tuesday. Merry Christmas -
Sam

Amy Smith

Would love to have one of your Zippies!

Amy

Rebecca heckenbach

count me in! i would so love one!

janet

count me in

Misty

Ohhh, so cute!! The video of last picking was very sweet :-) Have a good trip!

Misty

Misty

Ohhh, so cute!! The video of last picking was very sweet :-) Have a good trip!

Misty

Erin S.

Oh Joanne these are lovely. Please add my name! Thanks.

Karen

I'm Helen's (Work of Heart)friend...and her blog sent me to you.

You are just so cool. The whole blog thing is so cool. I'm wondering how you have time for this! :)
Anyway, the cute bags are...well...cute. Pick me!

Cheryl Adams

How cute!!! I am always on the look out for a new little bag!!

katelyn

Oh yes! love the prints!
katelyncarter@hotmail.com

Lisa@Take90West

Oh, I'd love to have one! They are so cute...thank you for the chance!

Katy

Hello from a former Denverite. I commented on your fall leaves awhile ago. If I don't win, can you please overnight us a ziplcok bag full of snow? Just kidding!!

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