Monday, October 01, 2012

Bead Soup Blog Book Tour Day One: Win from me, Rebecca Anderson, and Barbara Bechtel

Today starts the Bead Soup Book Blog Tour!  

Today's line up:


Lori Anderson

giving away a tutorial from the book 
(designed by my son!)

  


giving away a bead soup!



and 


 giving away one of my favorite things of hers,
faceted polymer clay beads!



Want to win any of these?

Leave a comment on the blog of the person whose goodie you wish to win
as each blogger is picking their winners from THEIR blogs.

For every blog you comment on, your  name goes in the bowl for the Grand Prize!



All winners will be announced between the 8th and the 9th.


Come back tomorrow for the next group of contributors!



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Lori Anderson creates jewelry and bead kits as well as collaborative mixed media art with her son, Zack.  Visit her shops by clicking here.  She is also the creator of the Bead Soup Blog Party®   and author of the book Bead Soup.

Join her at the Facebook group Bead Soup Cafe for bead chat, swaps, challenges, and lots of eye candy!

121 comments:

  1. I would love to have the tutorial designed by Zack.

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  2. You always do such fun things and take a unique approach to what you do... I can't wait to see what you'll do next!

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  3. Love the hexagonal links!! Well done that young man!!

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  4. I would love to win Zack's tutorial :)from the photo it looks a bit like something I had started ages ago, so maybe it'll help me get back to finish it ;)

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  5. First visit to your site - came from Barbara's Second Surf.

    I'd be thrilled to win something from one of you great artists!

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  6. Congratulations Lori! This is such an amazing book.

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  7. Lori, you really have the most brilliant ideas, and I'd love to win the tute. Zack made it look wonderful, and I hope my wirework skills are up to his.

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  8. Woohoo! Just got my copy of your book this weekend. Can't wait to dig in to some soup.

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  9. Lori, I love your book!. There is so much inspiration inside it's covers, it's beautifully written and illustrated. It'a a real treasure.

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  10. I love your hops, Lori - you always have such great participants!

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  11. Love that design, and the beads chosen!

    Thank you for all of your inspiration!

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  12. Looking forward to the stops on the tour Lori!

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  13. Good morning Lori!!! Hope today treats you with Fun and Love and Comfort!!! Oh and by the way...would you enter me in the contest? Thank you so much just for being so nice to me and getting me started on this path!!!

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  14. Hi Lori, Thanx for the chance to win this giveaway. I think your book is great I finished reading it last week.I give it an A+.

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  15. What a wonderful week of promotions and giveaways!

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  16. I'm so glad I'm back from vacation to enjoy 8 days of bead soup fun!! I love all the things Zach does and helps you with - he's quite the designer and business person already!! Congrats on all of this Lori - enjoy the fun!!

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  17. Love Zack's creation!! Would love to win the fabulous tutorial - thanks for the chance!

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  18. Congratulations on your book. I'm so tempted to pretend it's my birthday and go ahead and order my copy instead of waiting. :) The hop is fun. I can't wait to see what the rest of the week brings.

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  19. Thank you for creating Bead Soup Lori! Both the blog party and the book inspire us in so many ways! Congratulations on the success both have brought you-it is well deserved!

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  20. Good choice Zack...hope I win

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  21. Adding my congratulations to your newest book and to say what a fun way to let us all celebrate with you. Hopping all week long! Thanks.

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  22. What a great stash of goodies you guys are offering! Thanks for the chance Lori :)

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  23. Congrats on the book. What better way to launch than with a blog hop :)

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  24. Lori, you are too generous. Amazing that your son designed a tute. He is one clever boy.

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  25. Mmmmmm, I would LOVE to have that tutorial designed by young Zachary!

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  26. This looks like such a fun week! Congrats on the book! and I'll be hopping around to all the other blogs :)

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  27. I am always amazed by the Bead Soup designers, they always produce such beautiful pieces from items that someone else picked out.

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  28. Congratulation Lori. Looking forward to a fun week - this is really one of the nicest blog hops.
    I've been to the other souper sites for today.
    I think you have a partner in the making. I see line of children's jewels by Z!

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  29. This book sounds so exciting! I would love the chance to win something.

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  30. Hey Lori! WHat a fun week we are all going to have - yee haw!

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  31. Congrats on your publication! Thank you for organizing this blog hop. I am hoping that I win a goodie from one of the blogs!

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  32. What a fun week this should be. Would love to win Zack's tutorial. He is such a neat child and I would love to be inspired to find the child in me again. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  33. I love Zach's creative mind. I would love to have him help me on a beading project.

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  34. Congrats on your Book!!!! I'm hopping around the Blog Hop. Thanks for another great giveaway!

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  35. I love Zack's design... He really has a great artistic spirit! Zack should sell his tuts... really :)

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  36. This is so exciting. Thank you for making me a part of your community.

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  37. What a fun hop Lori! And how neat that Zach has a design in there too. You're such an awesome mom! :)

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  38. Anonymous5:17 PM

    Wow! Zan would live to win Zack's tutorial! LOL!

    Congratulations on the great success of you book!

    zanc@att.net

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  39. I love how our families impact our designs!! I really admire the way you include your family. I try to do the same thing. Not always easy but my family is more understanding of my lack of housekeeping skills when they are involved in something I love. I have truly enjoyed your website and I think you have THE best blog hops! Kuddos!

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    1. Wow how awesome I would love to win.
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  40. Wow! I want to win those hexagonal polymer clay beads! Oh my!

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  41. That bracelet is amazing! The tutorial would be so appreciated! Way to go dude! He did an amazing job!

    blazesandbubbles AT gmail DOT com
    Goddessesandbeads.blogspot.com
    readingwithbakingoddess.blogspot.com

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  42. Did Zack sign the tut? That would be too cool

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  43. Would love to win the tutorial - love your designs. Thanks for the chance.

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  44. Thank you for letting me participate in the bead soup blog hop. It was so much fun!I would love to win a tutorial by your son. I'm sure he is just as creative as you are!

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  45. It's so hard to choose really, but I like Surprises so I'll go with Rebecca's mystery box! Very Fun!

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  46. Greattohavecreativekids. Myson paints
    Wouldlovetowin!
    My sonactuallytaughtmetobeadandunleasheda monster! Nowim addicted

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  47. Zack must be proud to be a part of your book! I'd love to win the tutorial. Headed off now to check out the others.

    You sure know how to throw a great party!

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  48. Zack comes up with great ideas - Congrats on the publication of the book.

    ~cryssT

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  49. Congratulations on your wonderful new book! I would love to win the tutorial!

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  50. Congrats Lori, I'm excited as well!
    Please tell Zack that is one awesome bracelet!

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  51. CONGRATULATIONS, Lori! I hope you are still on that high - that recent excitement of seeing your book for the first time. I can't believe this day has finally come and it is out in print! So excited for you.

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  52. Congratulations Lori. An exciting week ahead.

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  53. I received my bead soup book today and it is absolutely wonderful! You are a terrifically talented artist and an organizational wonder.

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  54. Doris Brookens9:21 PM

    The blog tour is a great idea. Everyone's work is so different and inspiring.

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  55. The next best thing to buying Zack's incredible creations is winning a tutorial for them! :)

    Thank you so much for the opportunity!

    Off to check out the other contributes ^.^

    TheEclecticElement AT yahoo DOT com

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  56. This event looks like the party of the year! I'd be happy to win anything. All the goodies look so interesting! Such fun!

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  57. MonaRAEbeads.com10:00 PM

    Zack has a great talent! I'd love to see how it hangs....especially on my own neck!

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  58. Love the colors your son picked!

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  59. Gina Hockett ghockett88@gmail.com10:34 PM

    Congratulations on your book! I can't wait to read it! Thank you!

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  60. Congratulations on the book. This give away is fun and a good promo. Linda

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  61. From the picture, that looks like a great tutorial. Zack truly is a very talented young man.

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  62. Tina V11:31 PM

    You have a talented son. I love learning new techniques and would definitely enjoy this!

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  63. Anonymous11:44 PM

    Talented son. I would love to win his tutorial.

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  64. Have your book and can't wait to dive into it. Would love to win Zack's tutorial. As one of the other ladies said, "Hope my wire wraps are as nice as his".

    Thanks for giving us the opportunity to win the tutorial.

    Carolyn
    Carolynscreationswa.blogspot.com

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  65. swopemelmel11:46 PM

    Thanks, sounds like fun !! Ready, set, go......
    swopemelmel@aol.com

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  66. All beautiful prizes! I do hope I get to be a lucky winner this week :)

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  67. Hope I'm not too late to enter this one. ;-)

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  68. Oh, wow - Zack is so creative! Congrats on the publishing of your book, I am looking forward to reading is (as soon as the postman delivers it :)).
    All prizes are gorgeous - I would go with one of the beads set!
    Thanks for the opportunity.

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  69. Lori, I love your idea of the blog hop for your book! You are so inventive and I love to see what you come up with next! As I said before I just love your book and I can keep going through it and find something new that I missed before.

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  70. Love the hoops and faceted beads. Hope to see on your tour

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  71. Those colorful faceted polymer clay beads look delicious!

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  72. What a fun triple giveaway..I would live the tutorial on your son's piece...what a talent you have raised !

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  73. What a fun giveaway...a triple doozy!! I would loe the tutorial on your son's piece...what a talent you have raised !

    Kristy

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  74. I love the blog hop. It leads me to once seen and/or new blogs with new ideas and tips. I have just gotten into polymer and love the faceted beads. I am always on the look out for tutorials since they quite often inspire my own creations.

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  75. zack is so smart and talented! i would love to win his tutorial!

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  76. Well GO AHEAD Zack! Wow how cool is that! I have one of your "hooting" bookmarks whihI see every night when I read before bedtime - its sooo cute! I'd love to receive a tutorial of how you created this lovely bracelet, maybe I could make one with my grandchildren. ~ Ms. Shelley

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  77. Congrats on your book!!! I can't wait to read it.

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  78. Is that a frog on the tutorial design? Love it =D

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  79. So many wonderful goodies, I am beside myself!

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  80. Wow! What an opportunity. You always give away such cool things.

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  81. Is that picture of the tutorial design? Looks awesome, I love all those dangly bits adding colour and movement - a very creative way to use those links!

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  82. Wow! Zack did an awesome job! I would love to win so I can see how he did it!

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  83. Anonymous3:21 PM

    The bracelet looks beautiful! Zach has inherited great design genes. Winning the tutorial would be awesome.

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  84. I'm so amazed by all you get accomplished. And if I win anything, I'll be even more amazed! Wish we lived closer to each other!

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  85. Yup, I like tutorials. One by your son would be really cool. Thanks!

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  86. You are definitely raising an up and coming designer. I would love to win one of his tutorials.

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  87. I'm so into this! I guess it's because I didn't get to do the regular BSBP. Thanks for this, Lori!

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  88. I would love to win your tutorial!

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  89. Anonymous9:30 PM

    I always enjoy your bead soup party!

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  90. Really beautiful book.I ordered it from Amazon and I am really exiciting about it. All the best!

    Kirsi Luostarinen

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  91. Congrats on the book. I would love to win Zack's tutorial

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  92. Thanks for the fun giveaways! Can't wait to see your book - congrats!

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  93. Kudos for doing this!!!!

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  94. Love, love, what everyone has created for the book. Can't wait to purchase my copy

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  95. I am so fascinated by the idea of bead soups, sounds like so much fun, and a fabulous challenge to anybody who likes to mess around with beads ( messing would be me, lol, others create, I know ). Congratulations on having such a great book published.

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  96. Lori, so glad to finally meet you and get on board the bead-soup-train! Since I am new to beading (I'm a polymer and metal clay artist who is not so good with beading), I'd love to get your book and learn from a seasoned professional just-how-to! So happy to be part of this craze!

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  97. Congrats on the new book Lori! Can't wait to get my copy :) So fun to see Zach getting in on the fun--Hope I win the tut he picked!

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  98. So cool! I'm excited about your book. Can't wait to see it!

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  99. Elena Adams (ElenaAdams1992@yahoo(dot)com11:07 PM

    I love Zach's frog bracelet:)Thanx for the chance to win:)

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  100. So cool. I love the idea of this book...beads...soup...what's not to LOVE?

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  101. Oh man that's a hard choice - All of them?! The Second Surf Beads I guess :) Thanks for the chance!!

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  102. This is very Cool! Just hope I can keep up. Would love to win.

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  103. Zach is very talented like his momma!!

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  104. I would love to win your tutorial. Great to have such a talented son!

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  105. I would love to win your tutorial It is great to have such a talented son!

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  106. Cheryl W.4:16 PM

    Congratulations on the book, Lori. It is such an interesting idea and I'm dying to see it in person. I would also love a chance to win Zack's tutorial. Thank you for the opportunity.

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  107. Congratulations on you book. Would love to see more of your bead designs. Like the faceted polymer clay beads. Hoping to win these. Thank you and more power!!! ;)

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  108. Congratulations on your book Lori. I would love to win one!! this will be a great help to me on my beading projects. thank you so much for this giveaway!!! ;)

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  109. I would so love to win!

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  110. Great tour, I'd so love to win, I love mixed media jewellery

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  111. Just ordered my copy of the book and I can't wait to receive it. Love everyone's creation. What a creative way to promote the book

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  112. Congrats on the book to your son! what an accomplishment. It is so neat to have him wanting to help and helping! He sounds amazing. Love your hops and would love to be in one of the upcoming ones perhaps.... Best of luck to you and yours.

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  113. Congratulations - your book looks fabulous! And - Zack! He's your best creation ever! Thanks for the chance to win his tutorial!

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  114. I'd love the chance to win something from all these amazing artists.

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  115. I'd love a chance to win something from any of these amazing artists.

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  116. Kerri Medlock Dabney3:42 PM

    Thank you Lori Anderson for giving away a tutorial designed by your son. I would love to win this.

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  117. Congratulations Lori! I love this blog party idea, thanks so much!!!

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  118. I would love to win! Thanks Lori for this blog tour

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  119. You have a very clever son Miss Lori! He must take after his mamma!

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  120. My favorite design of the entire book! So cool :)

    Rita

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