Giveaway Time

Friday, October 23, 2009
I've had this giveaway in the works for a while and am now just getting around to getting it posted.

So, this giveaway will include one of my handmade favorite pattern...the BIG POCKET HOUSEKEEPING APRON in a cute 1960's vintage fall fabric, plus a braided hot pad, a hand embroidered flour sack towel and 2 Barbara Swell books -- Secrets of the Great Old-Timey Cooks & Old-Time Farmhouse Cooking.

Here is how to enter.......

1. Leave me a comment here (1 entry)
2. Become a follower (2 entries)
3. Display my button on your blog (3 entries)

Hurry and enter today. I'm going to have the drawing on November 2, 2009.


  1. Chari said...:

    Mornin' Gail...

    I just seen your post pop up on my list of blog follows and had to come right over! What a sweet gift giveaway that you're doing for us!!! Thank you, my friend! I just adore that sweet autumn apron...I would make good use of it...that's for sure...I'm a messy cook! Hehe! Oooh...and I love the embroidered pumpkin tea's darling! Well I love it all!!! Please add my name to your giveaway pot...I'm a follower of your delightful blog!

    Thank you, Gail...this is so sweet of you!!!
    Warmest wishes,
    Chari @Happy To Design

  1. Cathy said...:

    Oh, what a wonderful giveaway. Love the braided hot pad and the apron with big pockets.

    Thanks so much for visiting my blog and for your comment. I grew up in an old farmhouse that looked like the one in the large photo in your header. What nice memories.

  1. Oh yes! Please enter me in your giveaway! What wonderful generous gifts! Love those cookbooks and that apron is just beautiful!

  1. Mrs P- What a fun give-away! I am a real apron person, and that apron is soooo cute. I would love to display your button on my blog.I must admit, I do love when you touch base with me on my blog- I look for your comments! Looks like you are a cherished blog buddy.
    Blessings to you,

  1. Hi Gail! So nice to meet you! Thank you for coming by to visit me & leaving a comment!I really appreciate that! I just signed up as a follower so I will be back to visit again soon! You have so many wonderful recipes! Wow! what a very generous giveaway you are having! I would love to be entered! I've enjoyed visiting! ~ Thank You! & Hope you have a Beautiful Weekend! ~
    ~ Blessings ~ Teresa

  1. Thank you for your visit and comment on my blog. I love meeting new people, and I'm clicking the follow button. It looks like I got here at a great time. I'd love to have that apron:)


  1. Oh, how lovely! Thanks for the chance! Does it count if I have you in my reader instead of following? Hope so!

  1. Oh, an apron! I love aprons specially hand made. Count me in and I am following you. I love the old houses in your header. Are they from your area? Everytime I see a grand old neglected house I dream of doing it over and giving it love to go on. I love the roof line on the one in the bottom right.
    ~ ~Ahrisha~ ~

  1. xinex said...:

    How nice! What a great and generous give away. I just became a follower and thanks for coming by!...Christine

  1. Hello, So nice to meet you, I came here by way on Cyn's blog. I have so enjoyed visiting your blog, as I am always wanting to meet new bloggers who love the Lord .
    I thank you for the opportunity to enter your giveaway. I love aprons and cook books.

  1. Joyce said...:

    Wow what a wonderful giveaway. Please enter my name. Have a good weekend.

  1. Candy said...:

    Please consider me for giveway. Just happened upon your blog. LOve it

  1. Candy said...:

    How do you become a follower and how can I put your on my blog roll ( which I dont have but want one)

  1. Kathleen said...:

    What a lovely give away. Please count me in..
    Thanks and thanks for visiting my blog!

  1. Shelia said...:

    Oh, I've seen your giveaway and it's marvelous! Please enter my tiny name! Thank you so much,
    Shelia ;)

  1. Raisingarrows said...:

    Hi! Here's my comment :) and does it count that I already have your button on my blog and am also a follower???
    Amy @ Raising Arrows

  1. mustard seeds said...:

    Please enter me in your drawing. I really like those kind of aprons. I am also a follower. Thank you,

  1. ceekay said...:

    Hi...I am so glad you stopped by today. I believe this is my first time to your blog! You sound pretty busy and then cooking too? I hope we can visit each other again soon!

  1. Deb S. said...:

    What a beautiful giveaway! I love your blog, i have been lurking for a few months. This is just the thing to pull me out of the shadows!

  1. Deb S. said...:

    I am a follower now too!!!

  1. Charlene said...:

    Thank you for the opportunity to enter such a great giveaway!

    I appreciate the visit and comment, as well!

    Charlene @ Secrets of a Southern Kitchen

  1. Charlene said...:

    Entry # 2--I'm now a follower

  1. Mother Hen said...:

    I don't usually enter giveaways anymore, but since you made it so easy I decided to get all the entries you offered. Thanks for running this wonderful giveaway!

  1. Oh my goodness. I love~love~love your blog. I have a really busy day but I am coming back to look around after church this evening.

    Please count me in for your drawing, I would just love to win these wonderful things. I love aprons.

    I am also going to become a follower.
    Autumn Blessings~

  1. Sandra said...:

    I LOVE all these things!! How very sweet of you!

  1. Sharon said...:

    Dear Gail,

    In case this is a duplicate post, I am sorry. I typed everything out and posted to comment and my computer crashed. Sorry if this is duplicate.

    Thank you for entering me in your generous giveaway!Such lovely items you are offering. It would be a blessing to win :) I am back in full swing and was coming to become a follower anyway :) I really enjoy your blog Gail and look forward to spending more time here :)

    Thanks again!


  1. Thank you for stopping by and your lovely comments..........I love your give away! Please enter me!

  1. I absolutely must have that apron! Count me in for three entries!

  1. Mimi said...:

    Thanks for stopping by and leaving the nice comment. I would love to be entered in your giveaway 3x...that apron is so cute and reminds me of when I was a very young bride back in the mid 60's! I am looking forward to reading all the entries of Faithfulness Farm!

  1. Linda Q said...:

    Hi Gail,
    Nice blog, I feel sad for all those old farm houses in your banner!! I want someone to fix them up and love them again!
    Thanks for your sweet comments and for visiting my blog today, nice to meet you.
    Enter me in your fun giveaway! Leaving a comment and started to follow too.
    Linda Q

  1. Linda Stubbs said...:

    Hello!!!! Thank you so much for coming over to my blog and signing up for my giveaway!!!! You are so kind. You are so sweet to invite me. I love it and just love giveaways. I will sign up to be a follower and I will have my daughter post your giveaway on my blog. I will come back and read your posts. Today I am finishing up a Tea Cozy pattern for the Girlhood Home Companion mag. and I am on a deadline for this afternoon.
    I toooooo love the Lord with all my heart!!! We will share heaven together!!! Wonderful thought!!!!
    Blessings, Linda

  1. Christa said...:

    Oh Mrs. P,
    Thank you for inviting me over to your blog. It's right up my alley. I love the warm and coziness of it all.
    I would like to enter your giveaway. We wear aprons at our house every day, so yours will fit in perfectly in our kitchen. I have become a follower (and I plan on visiting very often, I love your blog, I don't know how I didn't find you before). I also have your button on my blog. I'll be back to read more. Is that your house in your blog header?



  1. Anita said...:

    Great giveaway. I have become a follower and have posted your button on my sidebar with info on your giveaway. I'm going to visit some of your older posts now. Please come visit me when you have a making new blog friends.

  1. Marilyn said...:

    Hi, from a Colorado neighbor. I'd love to be in your giveaway. Stop by and visit me, and you can enter mine, too. The pie crust recipe with vodka sounds so intriguing, I must try it. Thanks for being so generous.

  1. I could really use an apron!!! Just found your blog because of Foodie Friday, will be taking a look around, looks great so far - hubby is peaking over my shoulder at that chocolate pie!!

  1. ReillyClan11 said...:

    Found your blog off of Country Hearts at Home, This sound like a great give away. And you have a lovly blog. Chocolate pie looks wonderful. :)

  1. Cayuse Corral said...:

    I just found your blog for the first time ! What a cool place !!! I'm totally enjoying the recipes and I love the farm house photos !!!
    I would LOVE to win one of your Aprons. I wear aprons all the time and mine are getting pretty ugly :)

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