Monday, September 20, 2010

Misty Weekend - and the 3rd Annual Birthday Hobbit Drawing

GR&DF we start another week - and the "rain" ends today. The "rain" this weekend was not much to speak of at all. It was very damp yes - but not drops from the sky wet, but misty clouds of foggy grey dampness. Just enough to make the streets very slick!! Riding up and over the hills out of Noe Valley yesterday going to breakfast was a slip, slide kind of ride that I do not enjoy. After eating and stopping off at the little Farmers Market we headed home and stayed in for the rest of the day. I stitched almost exclusive both days on my upcoming Halloween exchange - and I must be doing something right as I had to nice compliments from Rico about the piece. I am using his High School colours so I think that makes it more attractive.

On Saturday I ran around with Dale to some estate sales and thrift shops. Here is a snap of the few bits I picked up -

I picked up some nice books - including a Deviled Eggs cookbook - we love us some Deviled Eggs and there is a blue cheese and bacon version that sounds delicious!! I also picked up a nice old copy of "Through the Looking Glass." There was also a heavy brilliant cut little vase I picked up for a $1 - how could I pass on that! I also found a great old paperweight with a picture of Windsor Castle, a Native American Tarot deck of cards for Rico and a Foley grease strainer. I picked up the strainer not so much for the strainer part but for the great painted handle that is in super condition.

I also did the laundry - which is a weekly thing - and the funniest thing that happens every single time I bring in the warm stuff from the dryer is Lolly gets all perky and bouncy. She can almost not stand to wait until there is something for her to cuddle up on.... so I have gotten into the habit of throwing a towel or sweatshirt or something - even a pile of underwear down, just so long as it is warm and available. Well, I though I needed a snap of that cuteness.....

She just can not be warm enough and is a total cuddle bug when there is a chance a spot might be warm and toasty!!

Yesterday we had a visit from our neighbor Brian - and look what he brought over -

Now he did not name this delicious thing but I can describe it - sitting on a pecan type cookie/shortbread base is a layer of dark chocolate pudding covered in whipped cream laced with more pecans and then drizzled with more dark chocolate with pecans dusting the entire top. I am a big pudding fan and this was just super delicious. He also makes a great peanut butter pie and we have been on the receiving end of those also. The funny thing about his dessert making is that his wife will not eat any kind of dessert at all. He really shouldn't be eating anything like this either as he is training to do an Iron man Triathlon in Napa Valley in a few weeks. This was such a big piece that we only had half last night and will finish it up tonight - ahhhh the kindness of neighbors!!

I also got some baking in yesterday. I made up a batch of Walnut-Date orange Bars. Something I had not made before but they turned out pretty tasty!!


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It is once again time for my Annual - Hobbit Birthday Drawing - where, for my Birthday I give a present to a lucky person drawn from the BOD. So if you would like to enter the Drawing all you need do is comment on this post only. Anyone from anywhere may enter. For this Drawing I think I will change it up a bit - For a single comment on this post you will have One entry, if you mention it on your Blog then you will get another entry and if you become a follower then you will have another entry - so you can have up to Three entry's in the drawing. If you do post it on your Blog or become a follower or are a follower already please let me know when you comment so that I can make sure that the proper number of chances are in the BOD at drawing time. So easy to do - get one, two or three entries- it's up to you. Now, I am still putting things together fro the actual gift so it will have to be a surprise. I am doing the drawing on October 4th, my Birthday, so you only have a mere 2 weeks to comment for entering. I will close out the comments on Monday morning October 4th at about 7 AM PST- I will have the drawing in the evening and announce the winner on October 5th.

There you go sports fans. Thank you so much for stopping by and for the kind words and comments!!! Do come again.

Take care,
edgar

141 comments:

  1. Hi, please enter me in your drawing, I've been a follower for a few months now. Love your blog!!

    Hugs, Shar

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  2. Woo-Hoo! Hobbit Birthday Drawing! :-)

    Please put my name in the BOD three times as I'm already a follower and I have put your contest up on the sidebar of my blog.

    Happy Early Birthday!

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  3. Is it that time again already? Seems like not long ago you had your last hobbit b-day drawing! Please enter me- I am a follower and will post it on my blog also. Thanks for the chances!

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  4. Oooh yay! Another Edgar giveaway!! I'd love to enter. Those puddings look amazing. I'm a sucker for a good pudding. Bargain Vase. x

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  5. Oops do I need to put a separate entry if I'm a follower?? I'm a follower and have been for a loooong time ;-) x

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  6. I'd love a chance. Happy Hobbit Birthday! I don't have a blog but am a follower...uhhh groupie may be a better word! Nancy D.

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  7. Wow! What a way to start Monday! Of course I have been a follower of yours for quite some time and I would love to be entered in your drawing! Thank you, Amy

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  8. A deviled egg cookbook? That sounds marvelous! I love deviled eggs any which way. And I think that the layered dessert is something we call Chocolate Delight. There are other flavors, too - my favorite is lemon. Did you get a flavor of cream cheese in the middle layer? Anyway - it's a very easy recipe.

    I'll pass on the drawing, but I'll still wish you a Happy Birthday and wish everyone else good luck!

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  9. Having seen all the goodies you pick up at yard/estate sales I have decided to visit a few on my trip. We've often seen them advertised but not bothered and I shall blame you when my luggage is overweight for the return journey!

    Please enter me into your birthday draw. I am already a follower and I will mention it on my next post!

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  10. Hi Edgar! I would love to enter your giveaway!! I'm already a follower and I will mention your giveaway on my next posting to my blog! Hugs!!

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  11. ooo happy hobbit birthday. I do follow, and I will put it on my blog later: have started your lovely Goose girl: did you get the tea towels I sent (nothing to do with this post but I have been busy studying and forgot to check back with you xx).

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  12. That chocolatey pudding looks delicious!
    I've been following your blog for a while now and I'd love to be entered in your draw

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  13. Please enter me in your birthday drawing. I am a follower for a short time, and I will mention your giveaway this evening when I post to my blog. I have not figured out how to post links, but I will try.

    Bleu cheese and bacon deviled eggs, OMG - that has to be fantastic.

    Layered dessert - I do one with a layer of graham cracker, a layer of butterscotch pudding, a layer of chocolate pudding and a layer of Cool Whip - tastes pretty good!!

    Hope you have a happy birthday!!

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  14. Thank goodness I don't have your neighbor--I guess I am the pusher, feeding sweet treats to the people in my neighborhood. I've signed on to be a follower, please put my name in the bowl of destiny twice.

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  15. I so enjoy your sale finds, and of course your delightful sampler stitching!

    Please stick my name in the BOD - twice since I'm a follower. Thanks!

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  16. Please,enter me in your fun drawing. I have posted a link on my blog. :-)

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  17. i would love a chance to be entered in your drawing. I am a follower and I will post it on my blog when I post next time.

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  18. I don't know how you keep your weight under 300 pounds with all of your baked goodies :) Please enter me in your drawing, I've been a follower for a while now. I'm having a giveaway on my blog too so come check it out if you like.

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  19. Hi Edgar, I would love to enter your giveaway. BTW, you owe me another keyboard. I was drooling all over mine with all your goodies you shared with us!
    Carolyn :)

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  20. Oh I forgot to say that I've been a follower of your blog forever. :)

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  21. I'm drooling now that I've seen
    the choc/pecan/pudding thingie and
    the orange walnut bar! How do you keep so slim?!!
    Please add me to your b'day drawing. Have you noticed how fast
    those birthdays roll around these days?!!

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  22. OMG, the baked goodies look so scrumptious!

    Can you believe I haven't been a follower all this time?! I just signed up. I would love to have my name thrown into the BOD. How fun!

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  23. Please include me in on this dear Edgar! I was just thinking of your birthday coming up as I was making your brownies last night. That recipe is a keeper! Love the pics from today. That all looks great too!

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  24. Hi Edgar! Please enter me in your drawing! I am already a follower and will go and post on my blog right now for you! Have a great week and a upcoming Happy Birthday!

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  25. Please enter me in your drawing, I have been a follower for a while now. Happy birthday, prematurely...

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  26. Happy Early Birthday and the desserts look so delicious!!
    I'd love a chance to enter and I am a new follower - Thank you :)
    kimberlybreid at hotmail dot com

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  27. Oh, Edgar I am drooling over the food on your blog today, particularly the walnut orange one.

    Anyway, happy birthday soon.

    Please enter me in the draw.

    Mary in TN

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  28. You make such yummy-looking bars!

    I love the Hobbit and LOTR. I became a blog folower and will post to my blog about the giveaway.

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  29. Hi Please enter me in your birthday giveaway. I've been a followin' for a while now and i've posted a link on my blog in my giveaway section.
    PS love your blog and all of your adventures!

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  30. Your baked goods are always so yummy looking!

    My birthday is Oct. 3rd! I bet I am older than you though!

    Lori

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  31. Blue cheese and bacon deviled eggs, oh my. Those would be.... mmmmmm.

    I would love to be signed up for your hobbit birthday. :)

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  32. Those desserts look HEAVENLY!

    I would love to be entered in your drawing.

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  33. Great finds once again! Those desserts look fabulous!!

    Please throw my name in the BOD for the Birthday Hobbit Drawing! I'm a follower so I guess I can get two chances - yay!!

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  34. How cute is your Lolly wanting to be warm and cuddled up! Love the pic! Great estate finds too! I'll try to remember to post about your giveaway on my blog. I just posted so I don't want to just put it in now -- various people won't see it that way. I thought I was a follower but I am now anyway! lol!

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  35. Please enter me in your drawing. Those cakes from your neighbor look just too yummy for words. I will put your contest on my sidebar and I am a follower, though not in the strict sense of the word, but you are on my bloglist so I can see every time you update your blog. But please no more yummy food like this I am on Weight Watchers!
    Lots and lots of Love
    Patti xxx

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  36. Please enter me in the Hobbit Birthday Drawing please Edgar. Your birthday was the date I was due to be in San Francisco but with the earthquake here in Christchurch NZ have put these plans on hold. I hope to get there some time in the next year though. I will just have to live it vicariously through your blog for a bit longer! Thanks Edgar.

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  37. what a fun thing to do for your birthday! please sign me up and I'm a follower and posting on my blog too :)

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  38. Please enter me in your birthday drawing, Edgar. I'm a regular reader and follower of your blog. I felt I must join in this one as you share a birthday with our daughter Carys. I hope you'll both have a great day!

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  39. Edgar, Please keep Lolly in warm clothes. Does that baby need a little sweater for herself.. LOL
    She is so cute!! Of course.. add me in your drawing!! I have been a follower since I found your site over a year ago !!! Love every post !!!

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  40. *gasp* I wasn't following your blog and never realised it! Error corrected. Enter me in your birthday giveaway, please!

    They make electric doggie blankies...can't you get one for poor chilly Lolly?

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  41. Please throw my name in the BOD for your Hobbit Birthday Drawing. I already am a followerer and friend from the east coast. Happy Autumn and Pre-Birthday! Jane

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  42. Could Lolly possibly be any cuter?! I would love to have my name in the BOD for your drawing and I am already a follower. :o) Now I have to go wipe the drool off my keyboard from looking at the pics of all those sweet treats.

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  43. That treat your neighbor brought looks divine. As do your Walnut-Date bars, although I would not like the dates in them. Not a date fan here...

    Lolly is just precious!

    I would love a chance to enter your drawing. I am a follower and will post a link on my blog's sidebar as well!

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  44. I too love to bake but don't eat any of it. I don't have enough neighbors who accept sweets so I end up taking it all bagged up to church to give it away! (they love me)

    I have been a follower for a long time. By the way, thanks for being my latest follower. I was very excited to see your little icon among the others! Masterchief brought it to my attention calling me from the other room saying, "hey, it looks like Edgar is your newest follower!"
    I would love to be entered in your birthday giveaway. I will go to my blog right now to put it on my sidebar!

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  45. Happy Birthday! I'd be thrilled to win, so count me in twice - I'm already a follower! Thanks for the chances!

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  46. Edgar, everything looks GREAT in your post. It's so funny your birthday is October 4, as I know FOUR other people who have that same birthday!!! Please enter me in your giveaway. How generous of you to give something away on YOUR birthday! I am already a follower of your blog.

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  47. Happy Birthday Edgar. Please enter me in your giveaway. I am also a follower and enjoy your blog.

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  48. Lolly is too adorable! She looks so happy with that dryer-warmed prize!

    Oh, how I want a desert now! I must hold out for the Hokkaido Milk Fair this Thursday!! :o (The last 2 sweets I attempted eating out of impatience for this event were really terrible!)

    I'd love to be entered and also mentioned this giveaway on my too-long blog about the exchange (can it really be the 3rd already!?)

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  49. Happy Birthday Edgar!!! I would love to be entered. I am a follower and I will post to my blog. Thanks so much you are so generous.

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  50. OK....Here goes...I am DEFINITELY a follower and have been be for quite a while.....Would love love love the chance at a win from you.... Those desserts look so tempting btw!!!! YUMMO>>>> I am headed to post your giveaway on my blog so that should be my chance three...... I'm crossing my fingers this Carolina girl will getlucky~~~ Take care, Faye

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  51. That dessert Brian brought over looks and sounds so good!

    I would like to be included in the BOD drawing, too. I think I signed up as a follower.

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  52. I read your blog all the time, but I don't comment much. Looking at all of the baked sweets always wants me to take one bite. I don't have a sweet tooth and don't ever make dessert but once in a while you will post a pic that looks mmmm good. Please put my name in the drawing :-)

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  53. Look at all the scrumptious sweet treats! Yumm!

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  54. Well, Edgar, you are getting a lot of press out there about your giveaway! I didn't realize it was a result of your upcoming birthday. Happy Birthday!

    I am just up the raod from you in the Napa Valley. No rain, no drops. But very muggy. Glad I didn't have to drive on any wet SF streets. Hills, slippery, no thanks.

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  55. I'm a follower now! Please tell me I'm not going to gain weight reading your blog. :)

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  56. Love your blog, just became your follower. Please enter me in your giveaway.

    Happy Birthday!

    Hugs,

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  57. Love your blog, just became your follower. Please enter me in your giveaway.

    Happy Birthday!

    Hugs,

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  58. Hi Edgar, pls enter me in your drawing.
    Those desserts look amazing, I can feel the kilo's piling on just looking at them though, especially having just started a new diet. Ho hum!
    LISA V

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  59. Love the Hobbits... did a report on the book years ago in highschool... the date bars look heavenly.. do you post a recipe? Add my entry into the drawing. Thanks for the fun!
    Karen

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  60. Please enter me twice - I just became a follower, but never miss your blog through my google reader. Love your work!! Happy early birthday

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  61. Oh my goodness! I went from a lurker to a follower all in the blink of an eye. LOVE your blog. Please enter me in your drawing - twice. I think that is called Double Your Pleasure! Thanks and HAPPY BIRTHDAY.......almost.

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  62. Hi Edgar! How fun for you to give a gift to us on your birthday, reading your posts are treat enough. Of course I would love to be entered in your drawing and I am a follower (though a negligent one these days - homework gets in the way of my funtime).

    Have a great week!

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  63. Please enter me too! I am also a follower. Have been a follower for awhile but just finally signed up. Happy Birthday a little early!

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  64. Please enter me in your drawing. I've been a follower for awhile and really enjoy your blog. Thanks.

    Lolly looks very comfy on the warm clothes. What a cutie.

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  65. I'm new to blog-reading and I love your beautiful blog! I just now became a follower of your blog. Please enter me in your drawing! Thank you for sharing your lovely stitching and fun posts--I've enjoyed it all! Frances
    fnelson1@comcast.net

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  66. What fun! Ive been a follower for a long while and its been great fun.

    Ive posted a link to this post on my blog for others to join in.

    Please add me to the BOD

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  67. I wish we would have a cool rainy weekend where I could stay in and play and stitch! It got up to 100 today and that is just wrong!!! Please enter me in your drawing and since I am a follower, please make it twice.
    PS I'll be out of town when you hold the drawing. So if the BOD is good to me, don't give up hope if I'm out of touch!

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  68. Hi, Edgar! Happy Early Birthday!! How sweet of you to give one of us a gift for your birthday!

    Please place my name in the BOD!

    I am a follower.

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  69. Would love to be entered in your drawing!! Enjoy your blog too.

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  70. Please include me in your giveaway (I am a follower)

    Lovely exchange to Berit - She's a lucky girl :)

    Take Care

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  71. I am a follower of your blog and happy birthday for the 4th October - I am terrible at remembering dates so that is why I am saying happy birthday now LOL

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  72. Please include me as well. I too am a follower. Thank you!

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  73. Happy Birthday to you, Edgar!
    Please count me in, thank you!
    Best wishes from Hungary,
    Nina

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  74. Your birthday is the same as my Dad's!

    I've just become a follower, something I should of done a while ago.

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  75. Oh another of your Drawings!I am so happy! Of course I would love to take part and I am your follower as well.
    By the way your sweets and your neighbour's are soooo delicious looking!Ariadne from Greece!

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  76. Lolly is just precious! You always show the most delicious looking food on your blog Edgar. Nice sale finds too! When you make those bleu cheese and bacon deviled eggs can you post the recipe for them?

    Please enter my name in your Hobbit drawing! I am already a follower.

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  77. I have this posted on my blog and of course you know that I am already a follower (genealogrl) for over a year! Have a great day!

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  78. Yummy looking food!
    Thanks for the birthday drawing. I would love to be entered. I've been a fan for a long time, so of course I follow you!
    Take care!

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  79. Happy early birthday, Edgar! I'd love to enter your drawing--so nice of you to be offering gifts to us on YOUR birthday :)

    I've been a follower for a while--love the goodies you always tempt us with (both stitching and food)! I'd love to have you drop in and visit my blog sometime :)

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  80. Hi Edgar

    I'd love to be included i your birthday drawing and I am a follower too - but I'm in UK so feel free to miss me out if thats a problem.
    Lucy x

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  81. I've been a follower of your blog for a while - love the pictures! (Except for the food ones, they just make me hungry!) Thanks for the chance to win!

    Kay

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  82. Great finds as always Edgar!
    What yummy looking sweet treats! I swear I have gained several pounds just from looking at the pictures.
    Please add my name to the BOD. I am a follower and have added a link to my blog sidebar too :-)
    Happy Birthday x x

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  83. Wow, it's b-day time again! Seems like it was yesterday. Please throw me in the BOD. I'll cross my fingers I'm the lucky one this year.

    Hugs,
    Lisa P in Ohio

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  84. I would like to enter in your draw. I have posted a link on my blog. :-)

    I invite to you to enter in my draw!!!
    Hugs

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  85. Hi Edgar,

    I read your blog all the time; I have become a follower, and I've placed an announcement to your drawing on my blog (Contented Stitcher)...please enter me in your drawing...thank you!

    Happy Birthday,

    Joanne

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  86. Hi Edgar,love reading your blog and seeing yor HD and Wip's.Love looking at your lovely new stash,sometimes it makes me run to the computer and place an order too.
    please enter me in your blog draw,i am a follower also
    I don't have a blog
    Tina

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  87. Hi,
    Please enter me in your drawing. I just became a follower today. I don't have a blog. I've been enjoying your film posts and am astonished by your beautiful stitched projects. Have a wonderful birthday!
    Lisa M

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  88. That Lolly is one stinkin' cute Who Hound :)

    I would love the opportunity to enter your Hobbit Birthday draw...so that's one entry for
    "me" and a second for being a "follower", no Blog yet.

    Thanks so much for your generosity, Edgar, I enjoy all my "visits" to SF :)

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  89. Has it been a year already?? I seem to remember finding your blog about your last birthday drawing. (or perhaps before)
    You always show such wonderful food - so much variety and textures too.
    Thank you for this chance to enter your draw.

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  90. 89 comments!!! Wow, you are one popular fella! I would love to be entered in your birthday drawing Edgar. I thought I was already a follower since I read you faithfully but I was wrong. So, I am now a follower lol.

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  91. Happy Hobbit Birthday! I love your blog but I don't actually have my own blog. I read yours faithfully tho and am glad you are having a birthday drawing.

    Happy Early Birthday. pj

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  92. Just found your blog thru Faye at Carolina Stitcher...how fun!! I am now a follwer! Happy stitching!

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  93. Good day Edgar, please enter me into your drawing - I am a follower as well. Will get this note onto my blog

    Have a great day!!!

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  94. I just signed up as a follower.
    Oh yes, please do put my name in your Bod for the drawing.

    Love the pic of your 'little-bit' warming in your laundry. LOL

    Thanks a lot, Ama

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  95. Edgar, is it already birthday time again????? boy they sure roll around quicker than I remember them as a kid, LOL!!! Please enter me also? and I have a question for you? do you collect vintage needlepoint by any chance? I have a small rose picture that I will prob never do anything with (it was framed but the frame was falling apart) so it's just the needlepoint; it's kind of salmon colored rose on a cream background - about 8" square. Would you like it? I will be happy to send it to you since i think I remembered you like vintage needlepoint........just let me know. and if you want a picture of it, I can email it to you.....

    Thanks,
    Robin
    www.robinpich.blogspot.com

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  96. I know with all the comments you probably won't have time to actually read mine, but I want you to know that I look for your blog entry every day - there isn't always a new one - and I love your dog pictures. I show them to Miranda my 53lb mutt and he says he thinks yours are cats! I just became a follower tonight - I didn't know how. I also like the beautiful needlework and pictures of the lovely SF neighborhoods.

    I have to skip over all your lovely baking pictures since none of it is on my meal plan!

    Happy Birthday
    from Victoria in the East Bay

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  97. Edgar hi,
    I really enjoy following your blog and read it regularly. I always love seeing your estate sale bargains mainly because we don't have anything like this here in England. I especially love the old Alice Through the Looking Glass book. Those date bars look so yummy I'm off to make some tea and root around in my sister's house where we are on holiday in Cyprus, to see if there's anything scrumptious to eat.
    I don't have a blog but do have a picturetrail album:
    www.picturetrail.com/angelasweby
    Please enter me twice for your giveaway and thank you for running it.
    Angela
    john.sweby@btinternet.com

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  98. Having my birthday the day before you do... I can't resist entering the draw ! Upon Carol's recommendation too ;-)
    Now it's fingers crossed...
    Merci.

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  99. That dessert looks so good. I wish I had a neighbor like that. Please enter me in the drawing. I have been a follower for a while now. Thank you for the chance

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  100. Edgar, Happy Birthday! Please enter me in your drawing. I am a follower, and enjoy your wonderful posts on your blog.

    Thanks!

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  101. Edgar...HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! Hope it is the best one ever...

    I would love to be included in the drawing! I have been a follower for quite a while, and I will be sure to post your giveaway on my blog as well.

    And now that you have made me hungry, I'm going to have to go bake up something sweet, chocolatey, and gooey!! LOL!

    HAPY STITCHIN'
    Terri

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  102. I love reading your blog everyday and watching the progress of all your stitching!

    Wishing you a Very Happy Birthday Edgar! Hope you have a great big piece of cake to enjoy :)

    All the best!
    Arlene

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  103. what lovely bargains you were able to get from the thrift shop, love the vase
    i would love to be entered into your hobbit birthday draw, i have been a follower for a long time now

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  104. Hi Edgar,

    I work with Rico and I am a new follower to your blog. Please enter me into your Hobbit Birthday Drawing. :)

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  105. Hi Edgar, I'd love to be entered into your Hobbit Drawing!

    Kellie Cales

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  106. Happy October Birthday Edgar. I celebrate an October birthday too. As a follower, I always look forward to your postings of estate sales "finds". Thank you for offering this give-away.

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  107. Ooh what fun!
    Please enter me in your giveaway~ I'm a follower.

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  108. Hi Edgar! I would like to enter your giveaway... I have been a follower, and have posted on my blog about your birthday giveaway! I look forward to seeing your pictures of San Francisco sights-- they bring back memories of times gone by... Hugs.

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  109. Happy early birthday! I would love to have my name tossed into the BOD for your drawing. :) I posted about the giveaway on my blog as well.

    Melissa
    http://www.thedailymel.com

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  110. That sweet girl Lolly is just a DOLL baby! She'd enjoy a hot water bottle, I bet. And OMG, that pecan, choc, pudding dessert is going to haunt me. I just can't imagine how tasty it was! YUM. Please enter me twice in the Hobbit drawing. I'll blog it up in my next post! And, here's wishing you another wonderful year full of stitching, thrifting, baking and pooch pampering!

    Hugs, Marnie

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  111. Hi Edgar~~WooHoo Birthday Drawing!!
    I would love to be included in the drawing! I have been a follower for quite a while, and I will be sure to post your giveaway on my blog as well...so 3 chances to win!!!
    My birthday is 10/14...so Happy Birthday Libra!! smiles:)

    Thankx for the chances too!!

    Have a great week end too.
    reinaknits

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  112. Hey there, here's a newby from Belgium! What a great blog and how fortunate I discovered it:) Please count me in for this drawing! It would be a wonderful surprise as I'm celebrating my brithday too in the beginning of October! Whatever, good luck and congratulations! Hugs

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  113. Just found your Blog...and loving it!!! Please enter me in your drawing!
    Busy Hands...Happy Heart
    Patricia

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  114. Happy early birthday Edgar!! Please enter me in your drawing. Number two - I have posted your drawing on my sidebar. Number three - am a follower.

    So your goodies on other posts look delicious - sounds like you had a perfectly great weekend - even if you had to do laundry - clean clothes are always nice... LOL

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  115. Hi Edgar, I would love to be included in your giveaway. I'm a relatively new blogger and follower. I will also mention your giveaway on my blog.
    October 4th is a very special day in our family too.
    Happy Birthday and best wishes for a year filled with everything you love :)

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  116. love your blog-love the recipes-happy birthday jane

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  117. I'm not a blogger but I am a blog follower and yours is one I love reading. Your stitching is admirable and I love your movie reviews. Please enter me into the drawing and thanks!

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  118. Happy birthday in advance!

    I would love to be entered in your drawing. I have put it on the sidebar of my blog, but am unable to "follow" (or even see who my own followers are) because of restrictions on the computers here at work, although your blog has a prominent place in my Google Reader. :)

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  119. Oh, please enter my name in the 'Bowl of Destiny" for the giveaway! I am a follower, and I'm mentioning the giveaway on my blog!

    Oh, and is there any chance of getting that blue cheese and bacon deviled egg recipe? Sounds yummy!

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  120. Please enter my name! I do not have a blog, but I love to read them and I am a new follower of yours. Your stitching looks amazing and your little dog is so darn cute!

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  121. Happy Birthday and count me in--especially if any of those baked goodies are part of the win! I WILL post on my blog: lightening fingers AND have just become a new follower---the luck 3! Thank you thank you. Off to an estate sale AND church yard sale tomorrow to find my own stash of stitching "finds"!

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  122. Happy Hobbit Birthday! Those desserts have me drooling all over the keyboard! ;)

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  123. I have been a follower for only a short while, but I love reading your blog! Please enter me into your giveaway and have a great birthday!!!

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  124. Edgar,
    Happy early Birthday.
    I'm a follower of your blog and just love the baking. I would love to be entered into your give away. I will post it on my blog.
    Thanks and again Happy Birthday early.

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  125. Edgar, I love reading your blog and look forward to it everyday. My stitching friends and I even discuss things you have blogged about (good things...no worries). I am a follower and will be for a long time. Hugs, Christie

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  126. What a generous thing to do on YOUR birthday! Please enter me in your drawing - anything you choose will surely be delightful!

    AS soon as I can figure out how - I'll become a follower!

    Thank you,

    Mary in MN

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  127. OMG!!! Lolly, girl, you have already won my heart... *Ü*

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  128. Edgar I would love to be entered in your giveaway! I am a follower and have put it on my blog.

    Happy Birthday!

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  129. Hello, Edgar!!
    Please enter my in your B'day drawing!!! I am a follower of your blog...Lolly looks quite comfy!! Can you share the orange bar recipe?
    They look delicious!!! Happy 1 week until your B'Day!!!

    Ellen S
    UKFAN52@MSN.COM

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  130. You make sure you tell your mama that she raised you right! You just have the sweetest, most generous spirit. Please enter me into your drawing - AND win or not, I hope that this birthday will be among your best-ever, and that the next year of your life will be filled with lots of love, laughter and happiness! :)

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  131. Oh, Edgar! I am so happy I found your blog again! I stopped stitching for 22 months -- world's worst stitching slump.
    I just found you again tonight.
    I am now a follower and I'd love to enter your giveaway!
    (My birthday is in October, too. I'll be... 21 with 29 years Field Experience!).
    Terri
    bronzemom AT gmail DOT com

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  132. Edgar, this blog is one of the few I read everyday. Your posts are always fun and I've learned alot about San Fran over the years from you. Happy early birthday! It's the same day as my anniversary.

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  133. Hi, I came to your blog through Country Fried Stitches and I know I WILL be coming back. I would love to be entered in your drawing. Happy Birthday! Your birthday is only three days before mine!

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  134. Please throw my name in the "bowl of Destiny" for a chance to win. :)

    Kathy

    and Rory too

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  135. Happy soon to be birthday. Please enter my name into your BOD for the BHD3 LOL Those desserts look wonderful.

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  136. Please enter me in your giveaway. I love reading your blog and seeing your wonderful stitching and all the lovely stuff you bake. Makes me hungry every time.

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  137. Wow 136 comments as of today the 29th. There are a bunch of us out here reading about the life you share with us. I enjoy following your page and hearing about the Hoo Hounds. Please include me in your drawing again.

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  138. Hello, please enter me in your drawing. I have been a follower for a few months and am a huge fan. On a side funny, Oct. 4 is also my brother's and grandmother's actual birthday (they have similar personalities too). Thanks a Bunch :).

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  139. Please enter me in your BOD drawing Edgar.

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  140. Hi Have a great birthday. Please enter me in your drawing, I just became a follower. Ellen

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  141. Please, Please count me in on your Hobbit Birthday drawing. (Happy Birthday!) :)

    I just posted to my blog and included a link!

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