Announcement: Christmas 2009 Advent Competition

Posted by Lipglossiping On November - 29 - 2009

Tomorrow signals the last day of November.

From there on… it’s downhill all the way, no time to catch our breath with too many presents to buy, cakes to prepare, cards to write and family to dodge.  Come Christmas Eve we may allow ourselves a teeny moment of respite… just enough time to stop, take a breath (and a big glug of Baileys) before hurtling headfirst into the main event.

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Don’t even think that you’re going to be able to go anywhere throughout December without someone, somewhere mentioning the C word (no, not that one!)

I’ve been a grumpy old Scrooge about Christmas throughout November.

I genuinely do object to hearing Christmas carols, dodging mechanical Father Christmases and averting my eyes from selection boxes when I’ve only just gotten over the death of summer.  It takes away from the magic of Christmas for me… heck, by the time Christmas Day finally arrives I’m sick to the back teeth of hearing about it.

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Now I’ve gotten all that off my chest… let me elaborate on the purpose of this post.

My lovely readers… In an attempt to gear myself up for some genuine festive cheer… I do hereby summon you to come visit my little corner of the internet every day throughout December.

“For Why?” I hear you cry…

Because, my little elves… I have an awesome Christmas Present to give away to one lucky reader every day from December 1st right up to and including Christmas Day itself!

Yes, I’ve been buying and collecting up lots of little bits and pieces since I started blogging this year and have been looking forward to treating you.  I’ve just passed the 200 follower mark, which means a lot to me as I’ve never given incentives for anyone to follow and hope that you have chosen to do so as a way to remember to check in occassionally.

Anyway, enough of all this mush!  How about the goodies?

presents

Well… they range from low-end to high-end… from Revlon to Benefit, from The Body Shop to Shu Uemura. It’s a real mixed bag.

The giveaway will be open internationally, and as always you do not need to be a follower.  If I weren’t a blogger myself, I wouldn’t have a clue how to follow another blog.

Check back on the 1st December to see what treats I have in store for you!


16 Responses to “Announcement: Christmas 2009 Advent Competition”

  1. Victoria says:

    Cool – fab idea! xxx

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  2. Helen says:

    Oh! So excited! How lovely!

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  3. Caz says:

    aww thats such a good idea, cant wait to find out more :)
    xx

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  4. Sophie says:

    Wooo! How Very ‘Citin!
    xx

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  5. Jo says:

    *does some mad wooooooooooo noise*

    Im well excited, fantastic idea chick!! and so generous! You spoil us you do.

    xxxx

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  6. Leanne says:

    Oh wow, how exciting :D I can’t wait!

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  7. Kim says:

    What a truly fabulous idea!!

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  8. Lizzard says:

    you’re amazing!

    i can’t wait :o)

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  9. Tanya says:

    woooooo
    Am excited haha :)
    xx

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  10. Daisy says:

    Oooh this is so exciting!x

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  11. Rhamnousia says:

    LOL@ that cartoon with the lopsided boobage.

    x

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  12. Sinead says:

    Super idea!! <3

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  13. Yinnie says:

    oooh. how exciting. =))

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  14. Isa says:

    Wow! I can not wait to see this surprise, I hope to participate!
    Kisses from Italy
    A ray of sunshine for you

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  15. Dv says:

    Wowee, I don’t think I have actually seen a generous blogger, who’s not just in it for the popularity, yanooo? :P We should be thanking you!

    I’m a new reader, and I looked through all your past blogs…because frankly, I stalk you. NAHHHR I’m joking, don’t take that seriously! Haha… :)

    But anyways, I enjoy your blogs and your sense of humour in ‘em. :) I look forward to reading more and to the competition! And no, I’m no weenie who goes blog hunting. Nope. Meh. ^.^

    :)

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  16. thriszha says:

    wow!! ur such a very generous on giving those gifts… ohh u’re such a sweety…

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