Tuesday, September 27, 2011

You Go! Baby!

A few weeks ago, Accuquilt generously sent me a Go!Baby cutter, with three dies of my choice.I chose the tumbler, hexagon and parallelogram, shapes that take a bit more time to cut than squares and rectangles.
As soon as it arrived, I enlisted the help of a cute little assistant. It was easy enough for her to use and she has had a lot of fun with it on several occasions.
The first project I tried was to cut hexagons, initially for an Aurifil thread giveaway. I stacked three layers of squares on the smallest hexagon.
 Some of you have already seen my hexagon flower.
Here is the completed project.
Then I tried a hexagon pencil case, designed by one of my favorite designers, Amy from During Quiet Time.
Amazingly, the large hexagon on each end of the pencil case was exactly the same size as the largest hexagon on the die cut.
Gotta love nice coincidences like that!
(Yes, I blatantly "borrwed" Amy's cute photo ideas with the pencil and eraser...)

Finally, I tried the tumbler die cut. This made good use of the fabric, with not too much waste. It successfully cut through three layers of fabric. It can cut through more layers, but I only used three. Once in a while, I had to clip a thread here or there but mostly the die cleanly cut through the fabric.

My brother's daughter is going to Texas A&M. I found some Aggie fabric at Fat Quarter Shop (they have others too!). So again, a chance to do two things with one project: test the tumbler die cut and make a quilt for Elizabeth's graduation. I used a pattern found in a magazine for inspiration (Best Quilts for Kids, quilt designed and made by Joanie Holton and Melanie Greseth), and made some changes. The designers had strips made from squares and I decided to change the dimensions of the quilt and use strips of tumbler blocks instead. I sewed four tumblers together and then cut off each end to make a rectangular strip.

It is a simple quilt made from rectangles of the Texas A&M fabric, along with strips of solids and tumblers in a random fashion--the same number of units in each row, just rearranged for variety. The added benefit was that there were few seams to match up!

My original thought was that if Elizabeth isn't crazy about having a Texas A&M quilt, then maybe her boyfriend would like it. But then I found this fabric for the back. She is a business major with a fashion merchandising emphasis. Perfect. But it pretty much guarantees that Fred will not want this quilt.

Accuquilt is also offering free patterns by just signing up for their newsletter. They have lots of information on their website so check it out. Just click on the link there on the sidebar to the right.
Would you like a Go!Baby of your own?? It's easy. Leave me a comment. Make SURE you can be contacted in case you are the winner. What should you comment on? How about this: Is there something most people don't know about you? Here's the time to spill it. Random Number Generator will choose the winner on October 4 at noon PDT, so there's plenty of time to comment.

So start commenting! Your comment doesn't have to contain anything personal (or you can just say "pick me" if you want to...) But here. I'll help you get started. I never eat blue M&Ms. There. See? Easy peasy.

Comments are now closed. Thanks, everyone, for your wonderful and insightful comments!

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Becky (My Fabric Obsession) said... #

what!? How can you not eat the blue m&M's? lol
hmmm. about me? My most fun trivia that people online don't know about me is that my husband and I met when he found my wallet that I lost in a parking lot!

Sew Happy Jan said... #

I will confess, I can never, start sewing or working on a project, unless I have cleaned the house from top to bottom, my husband always finds it so amusing.

Lindsey F. said... #

I have an uncanny ability to find four leaf clovers...just wish they would bring me some luck! Thanks for offering this giveaway.

J-me said... #

hmm.... I'm the Maid of Honor In my sister's wedding, and I am reallly nervous about making a speech! Everyone thinks im going to do a great one...but i'm not so sure..

Oboed@aol.com

Archie the wonder dog said... #

I am no longer 'allowed' to read in bed - I end up reading for too long and get so tired I can't sleep, so now I read in my sewing room each night before I go to bed!!

Micmacker said... #

When I was a teenager, I was pretty good at playing pinball. My husband of 12 years found out last summer when we went to an arcade, and I just slaughtered that Lord of the Rings machine. My husband was very surprised...you think you know someone, right?

M-R Charbonneau said... #

Both my thumbs are double jointed. :) thanks for the giveaway, Cindy and AccuQuilt! I'd love to win this!

Tracey @ The Peony Teacup said... #

Something people don't know about me? Hmm.. well, it usually surprises my friends when I mention that I get nervous/insecure/unsure in social situations when I don't know anyone, because I'm pretty good at "hiding" it (and I'm GREAT at talking! haha)

Brenda said... #

I despise using batiks in my quilting -- but I appreciate them in other people's quilt. thanks for the chance to win.

http://thankfullga447 said... #

I am a cookie monster. Can't sleep at night and a glass a milk doesn't cut it so if I have a cookie with my milk I will be fast asleep in about 20 minutes.

Sallie said... #

WHOOP! Most people don't know that I like black olives (because I don't like green ones!) Thanks for the giveaway! GIG EM!

Lucy | Charm About You said... #

Great quilt!
Most people don't know that I'm a quilter or that I've started my very own blog! :)

. said... #

Most people don't know that I love to do paint by number paintings. Would love to win the giveaway of the go baby!

Colleen G said... #

I'm accompanying my husband on his trek to Kalamazoo to complete his life journey (from Timbuktoo to Kalamazoo) because I have planned the drive to include Shipshewana. Cunning? I think a little. Thanks for the opportunity.

Anna @FreshDewDrops said... #

You don't eat blue M&Ms?!? OMG, I eat them but they are my least favorite color. I eat them in order by least favorite to favorite. I try not to, but I can't seem to help myself.

Coisas da Laura said... #

I want it so much!!It is impossible to find it in Brasil at a resonable price.If I win I am willing to pay for the shipping costs,ok?Thanks for the opportunity!
Hugs from Brasil!

Sam said... #

Okay, if I tell you, it's not a secret anymore. I want a go baby!

yorkie mom said... #

Love the Go! Pick me!!! hmmm... some thing about me...I love the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and would move there in a heart beat if I could get Dear Hubby to! Keeping my fingers crossed!

Sunnybec said... #

I eat any colour M&Ms they are chocolate and that is enough for me! Would so love a GO just for the hexagaon die! Thanks for the chance. Linda x

Lisa said... #

Something no-one knows about me? Sometimes I will say I am busy and can't go to a social function because I would rather stay home on my own! I think I'm too old to go to everything just because I'm invited, I pick and choose...selfish isn't it. I'd love to win a Go! but that is no secret!

Shocking Hocking said... #

i'd love a go baby - just can't warrant the cost now i'm not working - and something about me? - i can juggle and do tricks with 3 balls - thanks for the giveaway op - cheers

MoeWest said... #

Most people in real life have no idea that I want a Baby GO! But I really do so I'm crossing my fingers.

Dollwood Farms said... #

Something about me... I keep my sewing area more clean & organized than anything else in the house, lol. Thanks.

Kathryn said... #

I guess my life's an open book. I can't think of any secrets. Thanks for the giveaway. Kathie L in Allentown

Andrea said... #

Most people don't know that I adore pickled herring, can tolerate flatulance but NOT nose picking. how's that? haha. I love that quilt you made with the tumbler dies. I love this Accuquilt, it is on my list for christmas!

elizabeth t said... #

Most of my friends don't know that I am a quilter! I would love a Go Baby...thanks for the chance!
ethet at charter dot net

thequiltedmitten said... #

most people don't know that I consistently spell the word character wrong (I like to spell it charachter).

Thanks for hosting such a fun giveaway, and thanks for the chance!

Nancy said... #

most people don't know that would love to live by the ocean...

Would also love to win a GO Baby! I want to start teaching my nine year old granddaughter to sew and really can't trust her with a rotary cutter...

drmithome said... #

Most of my new friends don't know that I worked in a crime lab for 10 years and had to carry a gun back then.

JHNickodemus said... #

Love that quilt! It turned out great! Since I'm commenting fairly early I think something realevent is that I do not like to live life on less than 8 hours of sleep.

Leah said... #

I would love to win a GO.
Most people don't know that I can be really self conscious about the things that I make.
thanks
lbroadstreet@tds.net

pjplumley said... #

Would love to win one of these. Everyone I follow (or it seems that way) has one and I am getting jealous.

Pleeease let me win!!

Krista Schneider said... #

I dove headfirst into quilting and blogging to get myself through an awful, heart-wrenching breakup. I needed something to focus 100% of my energy on so I wouldn't completely fall apart. It worked wonders :D

Rebecca Lynne said... #

Okay Cindy I WANT one of those hexagon pouches. And I'm talking yesterday! Hmmm...something you wouldn't know? I have entered about a thousand GO! Baby contests and have never won one? Hahahahaa, random number generator Pick Me! Come on, this is the time I know it...

shelitha2 said... #

I never eat m&m's lol

Thanks for the chance to win I always wanted to try one of these.

Indianna said... #

I love to dunk dark kit-kats in hot chocolate and then lick all the chocolate off, other biscuits work too!

Gill said... #

Most people don't know that I have 2 webbed toes - and no I can't swim!

Cathy said... #

Most people don't know that I am shy. I could never go to a restaurant and eat by myself or I could never go to a quilt retreat by myself. I wish I could because I have heard so many fun things about retreats.

Jo said... #

Most people don't know that I dust my treadmill so my husband will actualy think I use it since I drove him crazy to buy it for me

two hippos said... #

Few people realize that I cannot knit. Most people assume that since I'm crafty, I can knit. But I can't. Also, few people know how I hate making phone calls to people I don't know (including making reservations at restaurants). But I'd sure love to win a Baby GO! and would even make a phone call for that. And learn how to knit, as necessary.

deserae said... #

I hate gum, the thought of it makes me sick! Weird, huh?

Wendy said... #

Most don't know that my grandparents were introduced to each other by Cole Porter. How fun is that!
Thanks for the opportunity.
Wendy

ktquilts said... #

I like stale Peeps, well I told that on my blog last Easter, but not many people read my blog, so it still counts!!

DianeY said... #

Actually, most people don't know that I sew as much as I do. I don't talk about it much because I do not personally know a single soul who does sew and I get funny looks if I say anything about sewing!

Laura said... #

The green m&ms are my favorite but I will eat all the colors even the ugly brown ones.

Beezus said... #

Oh, geez, what could I tell that most people wouldn't know about me? I guess I might be a little obsessed by genealogy. Since I'm a historian, this is frowned upon by my colleagues (it's just a repeating of facts and not an interpretation of what historical events really meant). And all my "regular" friends think it's sort of boring and academic. lol Thank goodness for my obsession with quilty goodness -- at least there's one crowd I can depend on to accept me! :)

Angie said... #

Hmmm,let's see. I love to sing! Even though after 15 years of performing (choirs, solos, and in college) I still have performance anxiety.

Mrs Flying Blind... said... #

Hmmm... I only shave my legs up to my knees unless it is a special occasion!?

Cindy said... #

Pick me! Pick me! I loved reading these comments!

Gill! Webbed toes? So interesting. Lucy, I was so with you for a long time! Jo, you are a genius!

We can keep on the food theme, shall we? I hate cherry tomatoes becasue they are like eating little eyeballs. Now, I like grapes a whole lot. I don't kow why they're not eyeballs, but they're not.

Esther said... #

Last night I dreamed I had a Go! Baby, but for some reason I was just using the dies without putting them through the cutter, and I kept cutting my hand. You know how strange some dreams can be... :)

Annabella said... #

Thanks to you and Accuquilt for an amazing giveaway..I would so love to win one! Something about me? People think I`m super confident but I`m not really. I`m quite insecure - especially about what I create. Thanks again!

Barb said... #

Please, please, please pick me....this worked for another lady who didn't win in two years; maybe it will work for me too! I have been so disappointed and read all these blogs that are doing so much with them! I would truly sew love to have one to create with! Thank you so much for having this giveaway!

FlourishingPalms said... #

Hmm, something about me no one knows. I can't tell you THAT, but I can tell you something few people know about me. In 1994, I had a recipe selected to be featured on a local, half-hour TV show. I had to prepare all the ingredients and be ready to put it all together while on the air with a man and woman co-host team. Nervous? I'll say! But I did fine, and my artichoke-rice salad turned out fabulously. I have a VCR tape of that show, and it makes me laugh to look back and see my big hair! Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway.

elizabeth said... #

Your college quilt is very cute. I am excited about your giveaway.... I love to play Angry Birds... : )

Kleep said... #

Most people don't know that I quilt, and I'm shy to show anyone my blog. I'm only 23 so it's not really common for someone like me to do.

Would love a go baby because goodness knows I could use a little more precision in my cutting!

cherie godbey said... #

Hmmm...I am the MOST impatient person you have ever met...most people are surprised by that! :)

cherie.godbey@gmail.com

Sara said... #

I am a spy! Just kidding...hmm..what don't people know???? Maybe that I get claustrophobic sometimes.

Jittina said... #

I don't like to go on vacation. I count the days till we go back home!
I hope I win, could really use a Go! Baby.

Tamara Hampton said... #

ever since someone said its great with scraps... ive been go baby sold!!! I need that!!! i love jo's treadmill answer and i forget who said it but the shaving up to the knee... i do the same! Lol. something most people dont know, I was a bleeding heart liberal political activist in college and even worked for greenpeace. Now im a pretty boring middle class, middle aged woman who thinks back to the innocent and nieve days of my youth.

Kathy S. said... #

Most people don't know that I have a secret hobby of looking for and finding cool things along the side of the road. (Don't worry, I pick safe areas to pick up things.) Thanks for the giveaway! Shahann at yahoo dot com

Tanya said... #

Something most people don't know about me is that I wish I were bilingual just so I can eavesdrop on people who are speaking around me.

Allison said... #

something about me? I can't stand mustard. Even the smell of it makes me ill.

Doris said... #

I would love one of these, the Go Cutter is a little larger than I have space to store, so this size is perfect! I'd love it for making hexies and tumblers, and I'm sure I'd have to have the Apple Core die...

hollymade said... #

Most people don't know I love to do jigsaw puzzles-fun little hobby I picked up as a kid.

pinsandneedles said... #

Most people don't know that I hate cold weather even though I live in a climate that is cold 9 months of the year. I would love to have a Go! Baby. It would be a wish come true!

Andrea said... #

most people don't know that while i squirm in the limelight and get embarrassed easily, if i'm being commended for something that i did well, i secretly love it!!

Carla said... #

What a great design for a college mascot quilt, Cindy! I'd really, really like to win the cutter, Mr. Random Selector, if you are reading!! A little known fact about me is that I broke my collar bone while dancing when in Jr. High School...so embarrassing!

Jenniffier said... #

Pick me pick me! Too sick to think of anything clever.

felicity said... #

I'd loooove to win a Go! Baby!! Little known fact about me: I was held up at gunpoint when I worked as a bank teller.

Anonymous said... #

I read books so I can put myself in them and pretend to be someone else for a little while. Sometimes I will make up my own character if there's no one I want to be in the story. Oh and I'd eat any color M&M as long as there was peanuts or peanut butter in them.

Unknown said... #

Hmm, something no one knows about me.... I'm not sure if I have *any* secrets! Here's something, though: I'm applying to a Ph D program this winter. I haven't really told a ton of people, b/c I'm terrified that I won't get in!

Thanks for the giveaway. :)

Heather said... #

I am the only red haired person in my family! If I win I'm going to cut some of those scraps you sent me.

Michele T said... #

I would love to win a Go! Baby! Thanks for the chance!! Something about me.... I cannot leave the house with the bed not made!

Marcia W. said... #

Trivia - I once had a show steer and won the annual State Soil Judging Contest... and love to pull weeds.

Marcia W. said... #

Trivia about me: At sweet sixteen, I had a show steer.

Cecilia said... #

Thank you for the great giveaway. My husband and I were next door neighbors growing up.

Paskiaq said... #

My husband and I met at the dog park...sounds like a cheesy movie plot :)

The Luedtke Family said... #

My students just did an m&m lab last week and I thought of YOU, who does not like the blue ones. One boy's m&m bag's contents were 50% blue. Not for you!

I enjoy eating pickled herring at Christmas time. It reminds me of my Dad.

TinksDaughter said... #

Most people don't know that I was born on a Friday the 13th. Guess that's why I'm just a tad superstitious!Go Baby, come to momma!

Sel said... #

Something that not many people know about me?

Uh, I sometimes try to think of what I'd do if a crisis happened right at that moment.

eg. I'm in line for a teller at the bank, and I think of what I'd do if people came in with guns and tried to rob the bank.

I figure it's good to be safe...and nothing's happened yet!

Judi said... #

I seem to have everything together on the outside, but struggle to keep my sanity while accomplishing it all - ha.

Stephanie said... #

hmmm, I have a small hole in my skull from where I had brain surgery when I was only 2. Most people don't know because I have no side effects from my injury and surgeries I was very blessed :)
Thanks for the giveaway!

Lexi said... #

I have a problem finishing some projects so I hide them ... mostly they are clothing projects! lexilucas@gmail.com

CitricSugar said... #

Could I possibly be lucky enough to win twice in a row??

I once plugged in a glue gun in a theatre tech course in university only to have it burst into flames... I won an award for the best mishap that year. Beat the girl who sewed her own sleeve shut and the guy who hung all the stage lights upside down.

Susan said... #

Cute little girl and great projects! SOmething people don't know- I can paint - pictures not houses!

Sonja said... #

I always set my alarm clock at weird times. For example I´d never set it at 8:30, I´d set it at 8:32.
Don´t know why, I think I am just weird like this :-)

Rachel said... #

Hmmm, I have some quirks, for sure, lol, but something most people don't know about me? Well, I don't like pizza. I know, lol, but there it is!

Three Baggy P's said... #

I could make so much with the You Go!Baby!!!!
I guess my secret is that I get more particular about my sewing the older I get...I enjoy the process of making things as perfect as I can...much more than when I was younger.

Trisha said... #

Umm...My husband, kids, and I are about to live with my parents but that is good because it means our house sold and we are going to build a new one. Yay!

Vio said... #

I *HATE* bacon. I find myself having to repeat that to people a lot, even to people who should already know! I think they "conveniently" forget because it's such a horrifying thing. :o) But really.... it's disgusting. :o) Thank you!!

Kimberlee, The Spunky Diva said... #

I love your aggie quilt. I am going to have to work on a corn husker quilt in the same way. Would love to score some more dies, and have an 'extra' Baby Go to give to a friend as a christmas gift.
~Kimberlee
SpunkyDiva at live.com

maryc said... #

No secrets. My life is an open book. I honestly answer any question asked. That way my friends are true friends and they know exactly what they are getting-good and bad.

Mary Anne said... #

It's no secret, I'm a proud Texas Aggie (Class of '85) who loves to quilt and would LOVE to win the AccuQuilt Go Baby. Gig 'em!

Donna Baker said... #

I'm with Sonja - I always set my alarm for a weird time. 5:21 I would LOVE to win this! my email is linked to my profile and on contact me button on my website. Thanks!!

kbzelazny said... #

I don't like to decorate for Christmas! I would however, love to win an accu quilt! Thanks for the chance to win!

VeronicaMade said... #

I'm so super picky about checking the quality of things I buy at the store that I'll check nine or ten of the same items to check for scratches, marks, loose threads/stitches, faulty zippers, snaps or stains before I can pick one to buy. I know, it's a sickness. But at least it eases my mind and I don't end up having to make a return trip to the store to exchange the item for another one.

Us said... #

I have to eat two M&Ms at a time for "balance." If there's only one left in the bag, it must be divided evenly in half.
I am a newbie in quilting. Made 1st quilt in a quilting class last month and is currently working on another one.

Barb said... #

Most people don't know that when I was young I wanted to be a nun. My dad was a Lutheran missionary and pastor :) Barb jobafa2000@yahoo.com

Michelle said... #

I'm pretty much an open book. But, I'll go with your food "theme." I cannot stand food touching each other on my plate...to the point where ketchup is placed on a saucer for dipping french fries. Weird, huh? Thanks for the chance to win...I've been trying to win a Go! Baby! for about 6 months now :)

Cassie said... #

Let's see, something most people don't know about me...I really hate calling people on the phone, especially people I know; I have an irrational fear that they won't recognize my voice and have no idea who I am, and apparently in my mind that is a big problem haha.

Jill said... #

Well, that is a hard question. I have no secrets, lol. How about my husband and I have beds that adjust to the sitting position and we love them. Don't need it for health reasons, but every night I sit in bed with my laptop and read blogs. Love the inspiration and a Go Baby would help! Thanks for the chance.

Kell said... #

Most people don't know that I have 3 older brothers or 2 younger sisters. Also not many know that I quilt.

Thanks for the chance to win a GO! Baby.

Jeanne Gwin said... #

Blue M&M's are the best. Now it is the green you have to not eat and we all know why! Something that most people don't know about me is that my husband is 13 years younger then me in numbers but is 13 years older then me in actions.

sfnutcase said... #

Most people don't know that I am shy about meeting new people. Always have to give myself a mental push and "grip my garters" to get past the first introductions. MaryJane

lindaroo said... #

I also never eat blue m&ms, and I've also never eaten Cheerios, even when my kids ate them as snacks when they were tiny. I love your 3x6 swap blocks!

Cindy said... #

Would love to win!
Something about me, I can't talk in front of a large group. I start feeling sick.

And this would be . . . . said... #

Something most don't know about me is that I learned how to snowboard (and love it) while living in the Alberta Rockies. I live in Nova Scotia, Canada, where the "mountains" are a bit smaller so I have not been snowboarding in over *gulp* 15 years.

There is nothing like going down a mountain on fresh powder when your track is the third one on the hill.

SunnyMoose said... #

One thing that people don't know about me is that I love Hip Hop music. I secretly listen to it on my way to work each morning!

Anonymous said... #

I hate milk!

Debi said... #

what most people don't know about me...is that I am a private investigator.

Connie said... #

I have a sewing blog -- shhh, don't tell. But maybe if I won a Go!Baby I'd tell everyone.

kay morrison said... #

i teach bible studies and speak at retreats...and tell most everything about myself, the good and mostly the bad! so it's hard to think of something that hasn't been told...here's one: i am crazy good at the arcade game centipede! there ya go!

Cheryl said... #

I confess, my housework comes second to my craft/sewing time. I'd love to win this giveaway!

Grandma G said... #

No one knows (till now!) that I started reading these comments and couldn't stop till I'd read them all! Or that I don't really want a Go! Baby. But I'd accept it if I were picked. ;)

Erin M. said... #

I always think it's kind of weird that people say that different colored m and ms taste different. It would be WONDERFUL to win. Thanks for hosting the giveaway.

Randi Skaggs said... #

Most people don't know that I listen to country music and embrace my inner redneck! On the outside, I look oh so put together but it's hard to fight the red inside!

CarlyMaria said... #

oh man! great give away. But hard question. Humm...
I don't think people know how much I like reading!

JenB said... #

Well, which one is more exciting? The fact that I like to eat burnt popcorn (not black, just nicely browned) or that I am a member of the Jane Austen Society of North America (love me some Jane)...hmmm, I don't even think my bff knows either one of those, lol!! The Go! Baby is pretty cool :)

Jen B (jab79@charter.net)

BJ said... #

What most people don't know about me...I wish that I had 4 children instead of quitting at 2! Hindsight!

Mina said... #

OK, I know I'll get in trouble for saying this but....I really dont like chocolate.

I'd love a Go Baby. Thanks for the opportunity to win one.

OhioLori said... #

I would LOVE to win a Go! Baby....and you even picked same dies I would have!! LOL!! Must be Kindred Spirits? :)

Strange thing about me!....I CANNOT bite a grape! Seems like biting into an eyeball....YUK! Groooooss!

Thanks for chance to win!! :)

Bree said... #

One thing most people don't know about me is that my birthday is October 5, so this would be a perfect birthday present!

And the M&M thing is funny, my mom is the exact same!

Ashley said... #

Most people don't know that I was once obsessed with Super Mario and would love to own the old nintendo system!

Lyanna L. said... #

People don't know that I really hate eating the red flavor in things - candies, juices, etc.

Lyanna

Betty said... #

Yes! There's still I chance I can win one of these fab cutters! Cause I'd love to make a tumbler quilt with the 3,5" tumblers, but I'd hate to cut them all by hand ...
Please send it as far away as possible: to me!

Diane H said... #

Thanks so much for a chance. I'm pretty boring, I guess lots of people don't know that I used to be a nurse. Have a great weekend.

Unknown said... #

I figure if I sign up for enough of these, I'll win at some point...so Pick Me!! (thanks for the chance either way ;)

Something most don't know....I'm a bit antisocial. I'd much rather sit home and read or sew or do anything other than go out. I'm a huge homebody and fine with it...much to my bf's dismay!

Anonymous said... #

Something that most people wouldn't know about me is that today, Oct. 4th (the day you pick a winner for the You Go! Baby), is the 20th anniversary of the date my family moved to our current home. It's been a great 20 years, but, goodness, do the children grow up quickly!!!!
Margaret mammich@comcast.net

Zizophora said... #

I have to comment -- because I just about spit out a blue M&M from laughing too suddenly when I got to the bottom of your post. I never eat the red ones.

Heather D. said... #

Being new to this blog world, I think that pretty much everything about me is a mystery! haha

Would love to win!

Maggie said... #

Hmmmm, most people would not know (or care?) that I am afraid of clowns. But I would learn to like them if it would increase my chances in this giveaway!

jayne said... #

As much as I love plants and would love to be a gardener ive killed everything I've ever brought home. We've even re-soded the front yard 3 times. It's currently green weeds.

Laurel said... #

something most people don't know about me? i have the biggest sweet tooth ever, but i can't stand jelly bellies.

The Rx quilter said... #

I eat red Skittles and Starbursts first :)
Lisa in Texas

P's Qs said... #

On the same chocolatey note, Most people don't know that when I eat a 3 musketeers, I eat the milk chocolate before I'll eat the whipped chocolate. Thanks for the chance to win!

Rene' said... #

Cindy, I want to know why you don't eat the blue m&ms. Most people don't know that I am terrified of cats...Would love to win the Go Baby...so I can give it to my sister!

Tamie said... #

Before we got married, my sister and I had the same initials, TLC.

Unknown said... #

Thank you so very much for this amazing giveaway! Most people don't know that I have an almost obsessive attention to detail especially in things I make.

serenityspeaks at ymail dot com

Gina said... #

My confession: I eat ice cream almost every day!

Liz said... #

Let's see, things few people know about me:

I have never broken a bone, and, not wishing to do so, refuse to engage in any sporting activity (especially skiing)! Also, I'm insanely good at Wheel of Fortune type games where you have to guess the phrase with some of the letters missing.

eemoody77 at gmail dot com

M Vasquez said... #

I suppose my husband knows this, but I can only fall asleep laying on my right side. If I start on my left side, I keep thinking 'you should turn over'. Is that weird? ;)

Curtis Mathes said... #

Loose teeth freak my out to no end.

Lily Vazquez said... #

I eat M&Ms by colors -- red first, then blue . . . brown is last. :)

Anonymous said... #

Baths give me the heebie jeebies. I don't understand wanting to sit in your own dirty water. That especially goes for kiddos. Ick!

macgirljunkie (at) aol (dot) com

Unknown said... #

I may be a vegetarian but sometimes I'll smell something like grilled chicken and I momentarily think about trying it. Then I come to my senses. But most people don't know that my vegetarianism can be hard at times.