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Shabby Apple Dress Giveaway (and BLOG HOP!)

This giveaway is officially over. Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter!

I'm giving away a lovely $88.00 Shabby Apple Bacciami dress! The odds of winning are high. Yours truly won a Shabby Apple Baja dress from another blog (and then, like a crazy person, wore it to hike in the snow) and I just LOVE it.


Want to win this nifty Shabby Apple dress giveaway? Here's how:

Earn 1 Entry for Each of the Following
(Choose as many or as few options as you want and leave a comment on this post for each.)
  1. Follow LambAround via Google Friend Connect (right sidebar)
  2. Follow LambAround via Email (right sidebar)
  3. 'Friend' LambAround on Facebook (click here)
  4. 'Like' Shabby Apple on Facebook (click here)
  5. Follow LambAround on Twitter (click here)
  6. Tell me another fabulous item you'd love from Shabby Apple.
  7. Post a new, relevant comment on a LambAround post from 2011.
  8. Post a new, relevant comment on a LambAround post from 2010.
  9. Link up one of your blog posts to my Not "Baaad" Sundays blog hop (below).
  10. Blog about this giveaway.
  11. Share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter.
Ta da! Eleven (holy moly!) ways to enter to win the Shabby Apple Bacciami dress. Do I take care of my readers or what?

The Nitty Gritty Giveaway Fine Print
  1. U.S. residents only.
  2. Giveaway ends Monday, December 12th, 2011. The winner will be selected by Random.org.
  3. The lucky duck winner will get to choose whichever size Bacciami dress they would like from Shabby Apple. 
 Good luck, everyone! Now, let's link up.

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  1. Following your blog! I like it :)

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  2. Following you on twitter too! Cross my fingers for this dress. Just love Shabby Apple!

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  3. I "like" Shabby Apple on Facebook, my FB name is Vicki Sh

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  4. I love the SARABANDE #26 skirt
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  5. I like Shabby Apple on Facebook
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  6. I'd love the Red Carpet dress
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  8. Follow you on Twitter
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  9. Another item I'd like is the G. Cooper dress
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  10. Love Shabby apple dresses. I'd love the Bali Hai for my daughter
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  15. I like Jacob's Pillow dress also!!
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  16. I tweeted this giveaway http://twitter.com/#!/theMooreBabies/status/140763344532537344

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  17. I follow you on Google Friends Connect (Heather Lynne)

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  18. I follow you on Twitter (HezziD)

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  19. I linked up a post to your blog hop this week (and I do it every other week too!)
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  20. I friended Lamb Around on Facebook.

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  21. I liked Shabby Apple on Facebook!

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  22. Linking up my custom paper clips to Not Baaad Sundays.

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  31. I like Shabby Apple on Facebook - my FB name is Amanda Moore
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  32. I also love the Cider dress from the Berkshires collection
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  33. I tweeted about the giveaway, I'm @AmberGoo:
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  35. I'd also like the G. Cooper dress from Shabby Apple.
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  38. I sent you a friend request on FB!

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  39. I like Shabby Apple on FB!

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  41. I also LOVE the Beauty Mark dress!!

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  42. Tweeted!
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  43. I already follow you on Twitter (@evil_lina).

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  44. I'd love to have the Desert Blossom dress too.

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  47. Another item I like at Shabby Apple is the B17 Bombshell dress

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  48. Tweeted about the giveaway here: https://twitter.com/#!/gimmetweets3/status/141606250541621248

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  50. I love the West Coast Swing dress! :)

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  59. love shabby apple's honey bee necklace too

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  60. shared this giveaway on twitter https://twitter.com/#!/shirleyrfin/status/141907408321658881

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  61. I am a follower on GFC!
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  62. I "like" Shabby Apple on Facebook!

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  63. I love (!) the White Tulle Knee Length Skirt!
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  64. Thanks for hosting! That dress is AMAZING!

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  68. Two's Company maternity dress.

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  72. I love their Red Baron dress. Thanks!
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  73. Tweeted here: https://twitter.com/#!/HollyStormEtsy/status/143547717925343232
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  74. I would love to win this for my wife! She would love this dress!

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  78. I am now following your blog via GFC...laura lynch

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  86. i follow you on gfc now -laura lynch

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  87. i friended you on fb -laura lynch

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  93. Following @LambAround on Twitter @hle123.

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  94. I also love the Academia dress.

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  101. I also like the Mt Greylock dress on Shabby Apple

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  105. Another fabulous Shabby Apple item is the red CEO dress.
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  106. Tweet: https://twitter.com/#!/mandalarctic/status/145993220491444224
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  113. The Cider dress is my fave (after this one!)

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  121. I love the Lincoln Park dress on their site

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  126. 'Like' Shabby Apple on Facebook (click here)
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  127. Follow LambAround on Twitter (click here)

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  138. Following Shabby Apple on FB (Brian S)
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  139. Tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/happeegirl/status/146296903695482880

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  140. Blogged about give away!
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  164. Getting the right dress usually starts with shopping intelligently. To shop intelligently doesn't mean simply shopping for price. It has to do with being able to tell quality from not, whether in the workmanship of your formal dresses, or in the richness of their fabric.

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As you know, my nerdy engineer husband, SN, and I recently ordered two new twin XL mattresses from Amerisleep. The AS4 bed didn't work out for us (too soft and mushy for our taste) but we loved the extra-firm AS2 bed. It's perfect for people who sleep on their back (SN) and on their stomach (me). SN liked it even better than the AS3 bed we'd slept on since 2012 and I thought it was at least equal to that mattress, which is now making our relatives happy in the guest bedroom. The AS2 costs a little less than the AS3 and a lot less than the AS4. Who would have thought the less expensive option would be the better choice, right? Money really doesn't buy happiness.
(Okay, in all honesty, I think I prefer the AS3 just a hair over the AS2. Your first choice is usually the right choice.)

We loved our …

We're Now the Owners of Amerisleep AS2, AS3, and AS4 Mattresses

$250 Amerisleep promo code at the bottom of this post :)
SN and I recently (finally!) moved into our mountain dream home. We decided to put our Amerisleep Liberty (Amerisleep AS3) mattress in the guest bedroom and treat ourselves to a fancy new bed. The big question was whether we should go with the exact same mattress again or test out another Amerisleep bed. We were still happy with our Liberty and it was like-new, even though we'd purchased it almost 6 years ago. Below is the advice and mattress recommendation we received directly from Amerisleep:

(I guess you're going to know SN's real name now. Oh, and my weight! Darn it.)

Amerisleep Chat Transcript Name: Derek Heather MinierThu, 08/31/17 11:08:45 am America/DenverHello. How may I help you?Derek11:09:09 amOther than firmness, are there any differences between the Liberty and the Colonial? Thanks!Heather Minier11:10:09 amHey Derek, there is. The AS3(Liberty) is going to be designed for all kinds of sleepers where the AS4(…

The World's Easiest Thanksgiving Centerpiece

We have no furniture, no bathroom mirrors, and no common sense - we're hosting Thanksgiving this year! Despite a To Do list ten miles long, I'm pretty certain this is going to be the best Thanksgiving ever.

Okay, I briefly wavered on this earlier, when my Martha Stewart-ish mom lectured me about all the things that could (will) go wrong and how I'll surely ruin the holiday for everyone and "you are going to regret it for the rest of your life" (her exact words!), but time has passed and I'm back to feeling confident. Best. Thanksgiving. Ever.

Plus, I'm now determined to knock her judgemental socks off.


We're going to have the cutest table decor in the history of Thanksgiving. Even better? It's so easy and you surely have everything you need to make it right this very second.

DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece and Fall Decor

Step 1:

Gather a glass or two or a dozen. Matching is fine. Mixed is fine.

The Martha Stewart gene skips a generation.

We received a…