Well, it kinda backfired on me because I had so much stuff to give away that after about the 6th or 7th present for every female in my family, it was like, you gotta stop this! Because in reality, it looked like I was trying to out-gift everyone and that was just plain embarrassing!
So, I unwrapped a few here and there and held onto them thinking I would give some of my good fortune to others this Christmas or their birthdays but as usual, life gets in the way, and in my daughter and granddaughter's case, they needed money or help with food or their utilities, so we did the right thing and I did still give them some things, like jewelry that had been monogrammed with their name or initials, because really, who else are you gonna give that to? And then I also realized alot of the stuff I won, neither of them would like because their tastes had changed or their favorite color was now something else.
And I hate for things to just sit around and collect dust or never get used so I decided my wonderful readers should benefit from some of my bounty over the last two years! As I stated earlier, none of them have been worn or used, they just simply have been in what I call my Christmas/Birthday chest and it is so full that if I don't start doing something, I will either have to buy another one or look really bad come Christmas and give everyone 10 gifts apiece and I can't do that, because it would really embarrass the ones who only have one to give back, so I have to scratch that idea completely!
Now, I won't be pouring the stuff out here either all at once. But every now and then, just for the heck of it, I will have a few giveaways that just come from me and I hope someone out there can use or want some of the things I am offering. Or hopefully, have a daughter, granddaughter or Mother who would love to get something pretty or useful.
This bracelet is alot prettier than it is in the picture. The beads are a really pretty blue with earth tone brown in between. I won this from a company that made them and they represent certain elements in our earth but for the life of me I can't remember what this one was called. I know it was a good one because I needed the good luck at the time so it is one of those things that someone made from hand that means good luck with Mother Nature and/or our life in this world.
This is open to the U.S. and Canada only. Good Luck Everyone!