It’s my birthday {Giveaway}

Next week, it will be my birthday. I’ll be turning 30… something…
Feel free to send me cards and presents :-D
To celebrate, I thought I’d have some giveaways over the next week.
First up is this charm pack of Collections for a Cause - Friendship by Howard Marcus for Moda Fabrics.

Friendship - www.sameliasmum.com

This range of fabric is due for release in March 2012, so you’d get to play with this lovely pack, before your friends. Pretty good, right?

If you’d rather buy, I have these packs available in my store, Fabric Buzz, right now. Click on the images to take you directly to the sale listing.

Friendship - Range

To enter, be a follower of my blog and seeing as this range of fabric is called ‘Friendship’ tell me a little bit about your best friend.
For an extra entry, Tweet or share this giveaway with your Facebook friends and then come back and add the link in the comments.
Want another entry? Okay, sure, why not. Blog about this giveaway and then come back and post the URL in the comments.

T & C’s:
Giveaway is open internationally
This giveaway will close at 7pm AEDST on 26 January 2012 (Australia Day) .
The winner will be announced here on Samelia’s Mum and the winner has 5 days to claim their prize.

Happy birthday to me, happy birthday to me…

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kerry santillo said...

following gfc!!! ♥
happy birthday and lots of special wishes for you :)

My best friend is never jealous. Treats me with respect. Listens to my problems and helps me when i feel low. He is also my husband, whom I love dearly ♥
have tweeted @gherkkerry.

embracingitall said...

Wising you a beautiful birthday. One of my besties name's rhymes with my name. Considering we both don't have common names, I think it's pretty funny. The first day we met, we were instant friends. To top it off, her daughter and my eldest daughter's are truly soul mates. Jacinta

Anonymous said...

I am a follower! and now at bit about my best friend. Well where do i start, she is the most amazing person I know, i look up to her so much and wish that i could be just a little bit like her! the best thing about Her is that no matter what mood i am in she is able to cheer me up, or keep me happy or just go with the flow!!!
She is always there with an ear to listen, and also with advice that i need to hear, she always tells it how it is and is totally honest, will tell me what i need to know not what i want to hear!!

She is well an truly the best friend ever!!!

Ana e os Viraventos said...

First of all, Happy birthday to you!
Second I am a follower! And finally... my best friend is called Isabel and is a very strong powerfull woman who has some unique way of showing her love and support. She is not the kind of person that touches or hugs, but she is always there for me and I know that we can be days/weeks without talking but if need her she is right at my door!

Unknown said...

I am a follower. My best friend is a wonderful person. I have just spent the day at her place. We quilted and went out for a yummy lunch. When ever I spend time with her I come away with a smile on my heart.

Sunnybec said...

I have two BF one is a long time friend in the UK and my other BF is a blog friend who lives in Canada. Happy Birthday x

pasqueflower said...

Happy Birthday!
I'm a follower, and my hubby is my best friend.

Mhairi said...

I have a number of very good friends but my best friend is the person who I can talk to about anything, who has been there for me through everything and is the person who bought me (HOMEMADE!!!!) sushi after the birth of my second child - so an absolute angel!!!

Martina said...

I have lovely friends, but my closest friend is also my hubby who is always there for me!

The Patch Craft said...

My Best Friend is Karen. I have know her for 19 years, been through a lot with her. Her husband gave me the internet and he told me find yourself a husband so I did. lol

The my girlfriend became a celebrant in that time so guess who married us.

Happy Birthday hope you get spoiled by all your family.

My Life In Quilts said...

Happy Birthday! God Bless you youngster! (I turned 30 something many years ago). I have to say that my best friend is my husband. He is always there for me during the day with a happy tweet, he anticipates my every need, and he even buys me chocolate ice cream when I need it. I have female friends but none of them can beat my hubby.

My Life In Quilts said...

I shared this on Facebook too.

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday to you! and that cake is darling!

I don't know that I have a 'best' friend in that sense of the word, but I have a couple really close friends.

Donna and I met at Bible School. She's been a close friend to me for over 15 years! She currently lives in Cameroon, West Africa, so I don't see her very often...but we can pick up right where we left off. I do miss chatting with her, having a cup of coffee, crying together, giving each other a big hug when we need it....yes, she's definitely a friend I love!

Thanks again.

Lynne said...

Happy birthday for next week, Anorina.

My best crafting buddy is my 25yo DD - we sew, quilt, design, dye and knit together and it's always more than double the fun!

Lindi said...

Happy Birthday week!
I'm a follower....
My best friend...sounds corny, but it really is my DH! :-) We share so many interests and think along the same lines (most of the time). Most importantly, we enjoy spending time with each other no matter what we are doing.

Melinda said...

Happy Birthday! Wait until you are 40 something...of course, I don't know how that feels at all...
My best friend is one of the most positive people I have ever met, and she always has words of encouragement when I'm down!

jqluo said...

Happy Birthday!!! My best friend is my husband. He is my best friend in my life.. :) thanks for the generous giveaway!

Lee said...

Thanks for the giveaway. My best friend I have know since 9th grade. We do everything together and so do our families. We sew, craft and do genaology! her birthday is today! So if I win - she gets the fabric (maybe made into a pillow!) thanks!

beaquilter said...

hey January baby! my birthday is in a week :-)

My best friend in back home in Denmark, we grew up together pretty much, danced danish folk dance together since we were 6, she's one year younger than me, we went to the same school. she went to my wedding- couldn't go to hers, she just had a baby in the summer- after trying to get pregnant for several years, ended up being a c section that tore! now she got diagnosed with breastcancer and is going thru chemo/ radiation or has been, I think she has a month left. She's a TOUGH woman, have had a lot of heartship in her life, wish I could be closer to her and just drop by once in a while, but I'm over here.

Nicky said...

HI there, I am a follower now.

My best friend is my sister, we are incredibly close and many people mistake us for twins. Em and I run a Guide and ranger unit together and she was even there when I had my daughter. If I could be more like anyone it would be her.

arlette said...

Happy early Birthday to you!!!, hope you have lots of fun, please enter me in the drawing!!!, my best friend was married for 12 years with no kids, then she got a high risk pregnancy and gave birth a cute boy, then she got pregnant again it was high risk, once again, and she gave birth another cute healthy boy, the same day her older son was born, the year before, she has now, birthday twin sons, lol

Purl Buttons said...

HMHC is my best friend. She set up mine and my husbands first date--AND WENT ON IT WITH US! The three of us had a great time.

yorkie mom said...

Happy Birthday! My best friend is almost perfect. She is just starting to sew.... soon she will be perfect!

Mystica said...

One of my closest friendships has been with someone whom I knew from the age of ten when her family migrated to Australia. I remained in Sri Lanka (to this day). She is now godmother to my eldest girl and the friendship has grown over the years. We are both 57 now!

Birthday wishes in advance!

Tangos Treasures said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!

Linda said...

Happy Birthday! My best friend loves me. We are like sisters. She is an awesome quilter and an awesome mother and grandmother. We have known each other for the past 20 years.

Happy Me said...

I'm a follower! Happy Birthday!!

Gill said...

My best friend's name is Maggie - she has been there for me through good times and bad

robin said...

Happiest of birthdays! I'm a follower. My best friend is the same one I've had for over 40 years when her mom babysat me before we were in kindergarten. Though I rarely see her any more because of the miles, I still consider her my BFF. She's a great listener, kind, and I love her like a sister.

robin said...

Tweeted! https://twitter.com/#!/birdie00000/status/157826839883165697

Josie McRazie said...

Happy Birthday!! My BF lives two hours away. We have known each other...forever. We went to church together as little kids and became very best of friends in 7th grade. She had been my rock. She dropped everything when My Mother died and spent a whole week with me. And a few weeks ago (as I am going through a rough patch) she came up just to spend a weekend with me. She slept on my couch and we talked and played cards and laughed. Her faith in me (and the lord) is very strong and she always knows how to help my ailing soul even if we have not seen each other in months. Oh, my Becky is my guide and I love her as a family member!

hueisei said...

Happy Birthday! My best friend is my classmate for 10 years. Now, she lived at different place but we will have a gathering when she is back to my hometown :)

Aliene said...

I am a follower. My best friend is my husband. He has been by my side over 50 yrs. Also there when I need him. We share almost everything.
I still enjoy him being close by.

Aliene said...

Sorry, I forgot to tell you Happy Birthday.

hueisei said...

I'm a follower and tweeted here - https://twitter.com/hueisei/status/157830142637506560

Mommarock said...

My best friend is my neighbor lady. She is a bit younger than I am, but her hubby is friends with my hubby, and we all hang out, we dine together sometimes. We go to movies. It is just FUN!

B Greene said...

My beloved sister is my best friend. We live ten hours apart, but "closeness has nothing to do with distance". She is simply the best!

B Greene said...

Tweeted about your giveaway! https://twitter.com/#!/AlphaBecky/status/157833575163641856

Melissa said...

I have 2 best friends, my mom and a friend I have known since we were 11. I can't go a single day without talking to them both. They are amazing women!

Melissa said...

I tweeted: @CraftyMamaD

Lee Ann L. said...

My BFF is my husband, Dan. He's there for me no matter what. He supports me in my endeavors. He takes care of me when I'm sick. I love him very much. :-)

Thank you for a chance to win!

Lee Ann L. said...

I tweeted! @dlk3265

https://twitter.com/#!/dlk3265/status/157837735426658305

Sammy said...

Happy Birthday, I am a follower. My best friend is my class mate and , and I known her from nursery school her name is Suzanne, and I known her for 45 years. We both married, and live different states. Our childhood was beautiful , and our teen age years were full of good memories. The thing is our mothers were friends too, and they died only a few weeks from each others. I love my friend so much :)

Lisa Cox said...

Happy Birthday!
My best friend has to be my husband. We have been together for 9 1/2 years now, but have only been married for about 8 months. We have so much in common and we support each other in every thing we do.

Lisa Cox said...

I shared on Facebook.
http://www.facebook.com/VettekLisa/posts/300032200047455

Jessica said...

Follow via GFC! My best friend is the only person I can talk to about a lot of things. She's a nurse and she loves helping people.

katie@stvital said...

Happy Early Birthday to You!
My best friend is my husband. I can talk to him about anything and I cannot get enough of him.

Jenn said...

Happy Birthday. I follow.

sunny said...

Happy Birthday! My bff is my sister. We live far apart, but we talk often, and talk about anything and everything!

Mrs.Pickles said...

Happy Birthday!! My bff is my husband I could go on and on about why, but i'll just say I truly think we were made for each other :)

Sandryte said...

Glad you shared your important day! Congratulations! My best friend is my opposite, I'm emotional - she's not; I love family, she loves career :) But she is so important to me. No matter how long we haven't seen each other, we can start from where we left. We adore each other :)

JustPam said...

Happy Birthday! And what happy fabric! I am married to my best friend.

JustPam said...

I tweeted your giveaway. @nalaxu

Michele T said...

Happy Birthday to you too! I just celebrated mine on the first... but I am a bit older :-)
My best friend knows me well, maybe better than I know myself! Always a great listener and helpful - someone I can count on any time for any thing. We can spend hours talking and laughing - enjoying the company!

Michele T said...

I tweeted @mimistarquilter - thanks for the chance!

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Besides my husband, my best friend happens to be a male co-worker. I've found it's much easier to be friends with a guy because it removes all the female drama.

Sue said...

Happy Birthday!

I met my best friend John in second grade (we are 34 and 36 now) when he hit me in the head with a safety swing, and I promptly told on him. Since then we have moved cross country for each other, talk almost every day, and still laugh hysterically over the same things that made us laugh when we were teenagers.

We grew up together, went grunge together, flunked out of college together (I got back in later, I graduate law school in May, just goes to show people can change), got our crap together together, he even lived with me and my partner Hayden for 8 out of the 11 years we have been married. I joke he is my other "other half." I can't imagine life without him.

Sue said...

I tweeted @lafemmeknitkita

Linda said...

Happy Birthday! I also have a January birthday (in a couple of weeks). I think January girls are the best! :)

Kathrynn said...

Happy Birthday!!!

My best friend always supports me, encourages me, and loves me. He is also my husband of 30 years.

Kathrynn said...

I tweeted about your birthday and giveaway. https://twitter.com/#!/crawdaddy1115/status/157885723666677760

Kathy MacKie said...

Happy Birthday Ms. 30-something.

elizabeth said...

Happy birthday! I have several BFF and they love me flaws and all.

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

well happy birthday to you....I married my very best friend. We have been together for jus over 42 years now....married 38....we do everything together; except quilt.....lol...but he has cut and pieced a quilt top or 2 or 3....lol

Janet said...

Happy, happy birthday! I love your china quilt on a table. Best friends....I have several. I love that I can talk to them about the deepest secrets of my heart.

Teresa F. said...

Happy birthday Anorina!!! My best friend is mydear Hubby. We've been happily married for almost 22 years and we still look like two newly weds.

Sallie said...

Happy birthday! I'm a follower. My husband is my best friend!

Diane H said...

Birthday Blessings to you! My BFF is a quilter from France - who makes me amazing gifts! AND my birthday is coming up. Can't wait.
Thanks for a chance.

Quiltin' Sandy said...

Happy Birthday Anorina, I hope it is the best one ever. :)
Love that cake, too.
My best friend Pat, is someone I met at work about 30 years ago. We became grandmothers just one year apart, we have shared a lot of happiness and sorrows in our lives, Pat lost her husband 7 years ago, then she lost her DM and we lost DMIL who were both in the same nursing home. :( We talk on the phone at least once a week and regularly go to lunch or the movies. I can tell her absolutely anything in confidence and she knows she can do likewise with me. Always someone to listen, which is really important in a friendship, of course we both have other friends, but she is my Best friend. :)

Sallie said...

I blogged about your giveaway at http://salliessampler.blogspot.com/2012/01/two-more-giveaways.html

Anonymous said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! My best friend is someone very special. She cares so much for people and would do anything for anyone.She has a great love for life and most of all for our Heavenly Father. I can talk to her about anything. We have shared so much together, and I am going to miss her so much when she leaves this world. She is dying from cancer.She is in the last stage now.So it has been really hard for me to let her go. Joyce -ccarter13@windstream.net

Anonymous said...

I have posted about your giveaway on Facebook. Joyce-ccarter13@windstream.net

CHRIS said...

Happy Happy Birthday
My best friend is one thing love unconditional love. A precious thing indeed. xx

hueisei said...

Blogged here - http://loveitsewit.blogspot.com/2012/01/lots-of-great-giveaways.html
Thank you!

Christine M said...

Happy birthday Anorina. I married my best friend nearly 17 years ago. It was the best thing I ever did! Thanks for the chance.

Ellie said...

Happy Birthday!

Ellie said...

I have tweeted about it ( @ownsthesass)

Heather A said...

Happy Birthday! My best friend is the one person more than any other with whom I can totally be myself knowing that she "gets me". And she would say the same about me. I don't see her nearly enough. She's the one person, though, that I know I can rely on in so many ways. Ahhhh ... you just made me shed a tear for missing her.

Elke said...

Happy birthday and a wonderful time to you. Friendship means for me to see a friend after a long time and it is as if no time was between the meetings. So I see my best friend nearly not enough, but we can take the last word of the last meeting and talk on without a problem. I hope you can understand this. It´s very difficult for me to say such things in English.
Have a nice day.

RobynLouise said...

I've been following you for ages. I don't see my best friend often but she's the one who gives me a card for my birthday, on my birthday, that has nothing to do with Christmas and Christmas is not mentioned in the card either as my birthday is Christmas Eve. Sometimes it's the little things that mean the most and that's what best friends know about :).
Cheers,
Robyn

RobynLouise said...

P.S. Have you entered my giveaway? You may end up with 2 aprons!
Cheers,
Robyn

Cecilia said...

I'm a.follower. My best friend is my husband. He is always encouraging me to continue learning more about quilting. Thank you for the giveaway. Happy Birthday!

Patty said...

Happy birthday! My best friend is the mom of my daughters best friend. We have many laughs together.

Slovenka said...

Happy birthday! I came to the U.S. some time ago and had to find completely new friends (do not have any family here). After moving here and there we settled and I now have a really good friend - mother of my kids' best friend. She is a quilter, too, has similar interest. Thanks for the giveway.

Leah said...

My best friend is my husband. He loves me, understands me and is the father of our 3 kids. He also totally understands and supports my crafting and sewing addiction!

Crafty Tokyo Mama said...

I'm a follower and my best friend is practically a mirror image of me in terms of hobbies (sewing, stamping and cooking) but NOT in terms of favorite desserts. Hers is coconut cake and mine is cheesecake and we each can't stand the other's! Still, we have been best friends for over 37 years!

Szappanbubi said...

My best friend is the most patient person I've ever met O_O she always there when I'm blue or desperate or just need a self-confidence-boost :)
To suprise each other we try to make handcraft gifts :)so then we imrpove each other skills, too sharing tips&tricks.
We laugh and cry together!
and SHE bakes the most delicious muffins and gingerbreads EVER!

Whimsy K said...

I have 2 best friends. They are both close to my heart. One lives 1200 milesaway but always feels my pain. We talk for hours into the night. My other friend shares all the ups and downs. I am very fortunate indeed!

Quilt Kitty said...

My best friend, funnily enough is my ex. He makes a much better friend than partner - haha! One of the things I love in him as a friend is that he will always tell me the truth & give an opinion I need to hear rather than politely what is nice to hear. We all need someone like that. Mind you - he is a man, so not always right. He's supportive, helpful & knows me almost as well as I know myself. It works well for us. Tracee xx

JoyceLM said...

Happy birthday! Was THAT your birthday cake? It's beautiful. My best friend is my husband. We met on a blind date & we just clicked! Thanks for the chance to win.

hennies.pennies said...

Happy Happy Birthday!! Thanks for celebrating with your followers! My best friend is my husband. Since we were about 8 years old we've been friends and will be celebrating 37 years of marriage this spring. It's a blessing to have someone to be totally yourself with... who knows your heart and soul. It's a wonderful way to travel though this life!! Have a blessed day!

Lisa C said...

Happy Birthday! Thanks for the giveaway! I love my husband but I can't tell him everything and expect him to understand like I can with Denise and Anne. THey've never met but they hold certain places in my life and heart that no one else can fill.

Faye Nettles said...

Happy, Happy Birthday!
My best friend is Karyn. She & I met through Soldiers Angels and have become fast friends. She is responsible for reviving my interest in sewing. She comes to visit twice a year and the days just fly by between all the laughing, talking and sewing. She is going through personal hardship right now and it breaks my heart for her. If I were to win this friendship pack, I would give it to her.

Gloria said...

Happy Birthday! I have a few best friends and we except each other for who we are the good and the bad......I've been a follower for a while now.

Anonymous said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ♥
THAT'S A NEAT LITTLE CAKE!
FRIENDSHIP CHARM IS CUTE TOO!
MY FRIEND IS A GREAT LISTENER+ALWAYS HELPS ME TO FEEL SO MUCH BETTER! HAPPY TO FOLLOW YOU.
THANK YOU FOR SHARING!

Heather said...

My best friend is my husband :) He is always fun to be with, and I'm never bored!

quilary said...

Ah 30..something...a great age! Have a lovely birthday. My best friend is Marisa who I quilt with. We have all manner of quilting adventures, show expeditions and sometimes evenings with more laughing and chatting than sewing!

Unknown said...

Happy Birthday!

barbara woods said...

my best friend is my sweet man

Jane said...

I'm a follower. And my best friend is my husband.

Anonymous said...

my best freinds are mother n daughter n a mum to me and is fighting breast cancer love them to bits .just amazes me the courage they have together and im glad to be part of their lives ..beverley roberts

Anonymous said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY have a great day cheers beverley roberts

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Anorina!! Hope you have a wonderful one :)
I'm not really a "best friend" kind of girl. I tend more to have a group of friends.

Jo said...

Have a Very Happy Birthday! My "best friend" is Ginny no matter how long we are appart I know that I if I need her she will be here in a minute. We really don't get to see enough of each other.

lej619 said...

Happy Birthday to you!!!!
I have a bbf in florida. I am getting to go see her and sew with here for 5 days!!!!! no kids no husband, no dishes, just sewing till we drop!

Laura said...

I'm a follower! Hmm... I have two - one best friend is my shopping and pedicure buddy I think... but either of them will drop everything and be round in a flash if needed. :)

Joanne Randell said...

Happy birthday
My bestow is awesome, we don't get to see each other very often but when we do we can talk off your ears
randelljoanne80@yahoo.com.au

Joanne Randell said...

I liked you on FB.
Oh and my previous was supposed to say 'Bestie' stupid iPad changed it
randelljoanne80@yahoo.com.au

cllcraft said...

Happy 30-Something Birthday! My best friend is my great husband. What a guy!

Faddict said...

My best friend just had her first baby on Friday! An 8lb 8oz baby boy named Harrison!

Faddict said...

I've Tweeted the giveaway:) :- https://twitter.com/#!/0Shola0
And a belated Happy Birthday to you!

Mary C said...

Happy Birthday! My best friend is my husband--he is always there for me. My best girlfriend is a childhood friend. I have known her for 40+ years. We may not talk every day or even every month but we are always able to pick up where we left off.

Gwen said...

Sisters are "forever friends"... so my best friends are Cathy and Debbie.. They are always there to lift me up, cheer me on, set me straight when I need it, and their support means the world to me...

Gwen said...

Here's a link t my tweet: https://twitter.com/#!/GwenWindham/status/158386665847668736 thanks so much for the giveaway!!

Anonymous said...

Happy B-Day!!!!My best friend is a good person and is kind.She is one of my oldest friends I've known her for about 6 years.She can be funny,crazy,and happy person.When ever I'm down she always helps me feel better and shes not the only bff i have others with the same characteristics as well.I am grateful to have them all and proud to say that they are my best friends I dont know what I would do without them!

Gwen said...

Happy birthday, Anorina!! Thank you for sharing the joy of your birthday with us by giving us a chance to win this awesome fabric-- love it! :-) I posted on my blog here: http://gwen-inmyownlittlecorner.blogspot.com/2012/01/giveaway-at-samelias-mum.html

Anonymous said...

Email:monirules45@yahoo.com
I'm a new follower

Pat V. said...

I know it sounds corny, but my husband is my best friend! I don't really have any close girlfriends. I am a follower.

Galatina said...

Happy Birthday! Just found your blog & started following. My best friend is a beautiful, clever, amazing person who's been in my life for the last 20 years & even although we now live far away, she's always there. Have a brilliant birthday & thanks for a lovely giveaway.

Galatina said...

PS - love the cake!

Shanea said...

Happy Birthday to you! Enjoy!

My best friend is the most amazing person: beautiful, spunky, creative, a great ear and best of all she's my constant friend.

Ofelia said...

I'm a follower!! My best friend is my partner, my love, my husband....I love him!!!
Thank you for this giveaway and Happy Birthday to you!! :)

Barb said...

happy birthday to you! My best friend is THE BEST friend, we have been best friends since college, 30.....something years and we consider ourselves sisters! Love her. In fact, if I win, I will give this charm pack to her!

rebeccamiller777@gmail.com said...

Happy birthday :)

I am a follower.

My best friend and I are so close we are often mistaken for sisters (which we encourage haha). We were destined to be friends. Being born within 10 days of each other, our mothers were signed up for the same mothers group which the hospital organised for new mums. Unfortunately her mother wasn't able to attend and so we didn't meet until pre-school when we were 6 years old and have been best buds ever since. We've been through good times and tough times (like me moving interstate) but we always make it through and continue to be best friends forever!!

Tracey @ The Peony Teacup said...

My best friend is my husband.. I know that's cliche and very un-sexy but what can I say? He's the person with whom I share all the things that matter.. the one I turn to when I need comfort and the one I can't wait to tell when I have exciting news (like when I win that charm pack!)..

But I'm also super lucky to have a special group of girlfriends who are like family to me. I'd do anything for them, and I know they'd return the favour!

Tracey @ The Peony Teacup said...

I tweeted it for you :) (@tazaria)

P.S. Happy Birthday! Did you manage to convince anyone to sort out that quilt cake for you?

rickimoo said...

Well Happy Birthday to you. Hope you have many more to come. My best friend just came in to my life 7 months ago. I forgot what it was like to have a girlfriend to go do things with. I have my husband of 35 years who is my bff also, but to have a girlfriend around to listen to and do things with is so much FUN! I am thankful we are friend.

daisydilly (vicki) said...

Hapy Birthday to you!!! I just bought my first charm packets yesterday so I'm learning about all the fun involved with these!!

My best friend lives in Texas so we don't get the chance to hang out any more. We use to get together once a month just for a girls night out. Now we chat about grandkids and life via the phone or computer!!

I am now a follower ( so glad I found you)

christinebolin said...

Happy birthday. I'm assuming it's on the 26th because that's when you are closing this give-away. My sister's birthday is Jan. 25 and mine is Jan. 27.

My best friend is absolutely the bestest friend in the world. We've known each other for 31 years, and it doesn't seem that long. We get together every couple of weeks and shop for a couple of hours. It's a dangerous thing. We both spend too much. She's always been so up for me that I've started calling her in the morning instead of her waking up to an alarm clock.

Laura said...

tweeted!

Ariane said...

My best friend is someone whom I actually fight with a lot yet every time we end up being friends again. Happy Birthday :) !!!

Ariane said...

I shared it on Facebook!

Lynn M said...

I'm a follower. My best friend is my husband. He is the only one who is ever there for me.

Susan said...

Happy birthday!
I am a new follower. I love my best friend like a sister. She is a very talented and giving person.

mamatkins said...

I follow you. I have a best friend from school! We have been friends for along time! Thanks, mamatkins@hotmail.com

Wendy said...

I follow you. My husband is my best friend. You can't go through life's ups and downs and stay together without God and without being best friends. Thanks for the giveaway and Happy Birthday.
bwlpowell@yahoo.com

Gwendolyn35 said...

My best friend is my hubby of 27 years. He loves me no matter what and takes such good care of me!

Lou and Kitty said...

I met my best friend when I was 7. She had no mum so I took her home with me and she pretty much stayed to tea every day from then on until we were teenagers. We learned to use a sewing machine when we were 8 and designed clothes for our dolls. I was there when she met her now husband and although we live at opposite ends of the UK we still consider ourselves 'best friends'. We are now 60! I hope you have a great birthday.

Clairecomp said...

I have liked you on Facebook and I have also Tweeted you. I wish you a happy birthday.
My "Best Friend" was great when she lived nearby, we had our babies in the same years. So we had so much in common at the same time.We were always there for each other when days got too much and when we needed a shoulder to cry on. But so sadly she moved away and I missed her so much. We still keep in touch, but it's not the same though. Now I have a new partner for about 9 years and I think he is now my "Best Friend", but when I see my original "Best Friend" she takes priority!!!

Joy S. said...

My best friend and I share a love of cats and books. We walk together and share a lot of things together. We are coworkers and I can really depend on her. She is great!

Cat said...

Happy Birthday. My best friend is amazing and she has stayed my best friend even after moving away - phones and the internet are wonderful things. She listens when I need to complain, provides support and we just enjoy spending time with one another. I wish everyone had a friend like mine.

✾Jamie Lee Cooley✾ said...

My best friend moved several states away about 7years ago. We only talk on the phone a few times a year, but when we do we pick back up like we've never missed a beat. I wish we lived across the street from each other and could have a cup of tea together.

Anonymous said...

Following! It was hard to choose between my two best friends. I married one of them and the other is my dog :)The dog has it. Her name is Hailey and she is my first kid. Hailey is a black lab chow mix and about the most mellow, easy-going "person" you ever did meet. She follows me everywhere, keeping my feet warm when I sew or prep food. I think if she wasn't 80+ pounds she would prefer that I wear her in one of those baby carriers strapped to my chest. She always listens when I talk & gives me looks that tells me she agrees.

Karey said...

I follow your blog! My best friend is my husband! He is wonderful and always there for me!

crafter1953 said...

My best friend is my partner of 25 years. He is always there when I need him and I am there for him. He always knows when I am troubled or woeeied about something. I follow your blog.

crafter1953 said...

Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to You...

Newbie Quilter said...

Happy Birthday!! My best friend is my spouse and we drive each other crazy :) but when we are apart we miss each other crazy!!! Thanks for the chance!

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday - hope you have a great day!!

Unknown said...

Wishing you a fabulous birthday! My best friend is someone who after months of not seeing or talking to eachother and can start a conversation right up where we left off a few months back.

jambo said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY NEXT WEEK!! Hope your day will be happy and healthy! From a Mississippi Gran

My best friend and I have remained best friends since elementary school, for some 50 years. We have lived in separate parts of the country all our adult life, but we always know when the other one needs the other one.

jambo said...

I posted on twitter @mississippigamy and your FB page

Kim Reid said...

Happy Birthday!
My best friend is my daughter, we love to go shopping together!
I am a follower, please enter me in your lovely giveaway :)
Thanks!

Jess @ Scrappy n Happy said...

I love that cake!
My best friend has to be my hubby, he is here for me through thick and thin!

Twinkle Toes said...

My best friend is my husband.... even declared in our wedding vows last year. After being together for nearly 12 years we finally did the dead....

He puts up with all my excentricities, my OCD tendancies, my quilting anf any other foibles... and vice versa... My husbeast is my best buddy... :o)

Biscuit said...

https://twitter.com/#!/BBISCUIT77/status/158897633790926848

Tweeted :)

roccagal said...

My best friend is my darling hubby! We have been together for 25 years and we have learned to put up with each others oddities over the years. We laugh ALOT which I think is the secret to a successful marriage!
Thanks for the giveaway and Happy Birthday!!!

srocca2004@hotmail.com

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday!
My very bestest friend is my husband Jeff. I cannot imagine life with out him in it. We can talk about anything...laugh about it all...and embrace at the end of every day. This year made ten.
Gil Crews
jeffngil@hotmail.com

Hilachas said...

I have 4 best friends. My bestest friend is my mother and I love sharing our love of quilting with her. My 3 sisters are my other best friends and we love the times we spend together. Thanks for the opportunity to win your giveaway. I'm a follower.

karendawn said...

Happy Birthday!

My best friend and I have been friends for over 20 years. We now live in different states, but our mutual love of knitting has kept us in pretty constant contact these past few years after losing touch for a little while. I couldn't imagine my life without her.

Loralynn said...

Happy Birthday!!!

My best friend always makes me laugh! She's great for when I need a little "pick me up!"

Crochet2StaySane said...

Figured out how to share and capture a link on Facebook...hope it's the right URL!
http://www.facebook.com/sharer/sharer.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.sameliasmum.com%2F2012%2F01%2Fits-my-birthday-giveaway.html%3Fspref%3Dfb&t=It%E2%80%99s+my+birthday+{Giveaway}

Sue Niven said...

Happy Birthday,
My best friend is very special to me because she is always there when i need her, and i am there for her too. No matter what time of the day or night.

Marcia W. said...

Happy B'Day! My bestie takes me as I am, and I accept her just as she is - my sweet younger sister. Our temperaments are very different, but we've always been there for each other, and always will.

CynthiaT59 said...

My dear friend is like a sister. We cheer for each other and cry for each other. She is my "safe" place as I am hers. I am so blessed to have her in my life. She fell last Thursday morning and broke her ankle! So I will be making sure that I am that extra person to help take care of her when her husband goes to work.

ivyworis said...

happy birthday to you.

what i like about 'best friend' - caring, a good listener, helpful, always makes you laugh.

thanks.

Susie said...

Happy 30th (!) Birthday! Thanks for the opportunity. I'm afraid I don't have a 'best' friend. I'd like to think all my friends are the best. There are some I see more often than others but that is mostly due to geography. My conversation content does differ between friends but for those I might delve into my feelings more, does this make them the 'best'. Not sure........Anyway, have a lovely day!

kitblu said...

My best friend lives many miles away now but we went to university together at a school that mostly men. We email and occassionally talk by phone ... it is as if we have always been together.

Cherise said...

I'm already a follower! :)

Linda Coleman said...

Happy 30 something birthday. I'm a follower. My best firend is there for me no matter what type of mood I'm in.

Beth said...

My best friend was funny, smart, generous, kind, resilient, whimsical, and the most competent person I have ever known. She shared the joy of being part of her children's lives with me, and now that she is gone I try to return the favor by making sure they always know how much they are loved.

Martha said...

Happy Birthday from one of your newest followers...my best friend is a quilt shop owner...I am so blessed...we get to do the things together that bring us joy. She teaches me and I teach her. I very seldom miss a day of going by and spending time with her. Thanks for being so generous for your special day.

Stray Stitches (Linda G) said...

Happy Birthday!!! My best friend is also my husband of 36+ years. He is the love of my life and the person I enjoy sharing my life with - secrets, tears, happiness.... all of it. Thanks for the opportunity to enter your great giveaway.

Gloria J W said...

Happy Birthday..again!! You'll be so old by the time your birthday actually comes... My best friend is a mate from school, and that's awhile ago. Now I am a follower as well.
Cheers Gloria

Turtle said...

Happy happy birthday! My best friend is my husband. He truly knows me better than i know myself and 20+ years later we love to spend time together. (i am his BBF too)

I am a new follower! :)

Turtle said...

Happy happy birthday! My best friend is my husband. He truly knows me better than i know myself and 20+ years later we love to spend time together. (i am his BBF too)

I am a new follower! :)

Liz said...

My best friend and I have known each other since we were six years old! That's 20 years!

Daisy said...

I am a follower and would love to participate in your drawing.
My best friend is my sister, we have a difference of 10 years but did not get along very well and we are inseparable

Michele said...

My BFF was just here over the weekend and I miss her so much already. We only get to see each other a couple of times a year now and it is always so hard living 4 1/2 hrs away from each other.

We met online after we filed our applications to adopt our daughters from China. We found that we have a lot in common and we get along famously. We vacationed together, spent hours on the phone, and shopped for both great fabrics and scrapbooking goodies. We eventually traveled together to bring our baby girls home and as we wished during the 4 years we waited, our girls were in the same orphanage. Our 6th anniversary of meeting is coming in April and I'm hoping to find something extra special to give her to commorate that special day.

RandR Serenity said...

Hi, I have three besties.
Melinda - My bestie from 1989.Wow, we have been friends a LOOOONG time. Might not see each other lots but always great when we do.
Vaeda - The worlds best neighbor, bestie, drinking buddies, clothes hander-downer and extremely funny lady.
Melissa - The ONE good thing about Black Saturday Bush fires here in Victoria Aust. Lost everything so had to move, yep 2 doors up from me. Instant bestie the day we met. Nicest lady you would ever meet.

I love my three besties lots and lots.

XXXXXX to my besties and you all.

CraftyMummy said...

I have a couple of close friends that I would consider my "besties". We see each other at least once a week. Our kids all get along - and keep each other amused - while we drink coffee and share our lives. I would be lost without them.

suzie said...

My BF is also my sewing buddy. She is an amazing person who gives so much of herself asking nothing in return. We just seem to be on the same wave length. She has beaten the big C twice and has been told it is not if but when it will return but she stays so positive. She is such an inspiration to me.

Lynda said...

Hi and Happy Birthday ;0)
Penblwydd Hapus i chi (Happy birthday to you - in Welsh)

My best friend is called Lynda the same as me.
We've been friends since we met in primary school aged 4 - over 44 years ago!
Although we live in different parts of the UK now, we still play scrabble on facebook with each other every day and talk once a week on the phone.

Jenn said...

I follow:)

Kathy MacKie said...

My best friend just gets me, no questions asked, no judging, only acceptance!

Siobhan said...

My best friend accepts me for who I am and this is the reason she is my best friend :)

Michell said...

I don't get to see my best friend much but when we do we have a great time

Michell said...

twittered

https://twitter.com/#!/Michells_Place/status/159764286892290051

Karen O said...

My best friend accepts me just as I am - warts and all. I love sharing with her and praying with her. Thank you for the chance to win this pretty fabric.

Mom C said...

I have had a walking companion for over 30 years. We raised our kids together, went on overnight shopping trips, traveled, hiked and sewed together. I learned so much about charity and always seeing the good in another from her. We don't do as much as we used to but we still walk and talk and are closer than sisters. I would be so lost without her.

Connie Kresin Campbell said...

Hope you had a wonderful birthday! My best friend and I met in Junior High School............many, many years ago and still see each other quite often. It is fun to share the memories when we get together!

Stray Stitches (Linda G) said...

I included your giveaway in my blog today:
http://straystitches1.blogspot.com/2012/01/wont-you-help-me-celebrate.html

Average Quilter said...

I am a follower. My best friends would be my 2 daughters - without them I don't know what I would do.

The Quiltwhinny said...

I am now following your blog. I'm blessed to have a best friend from grade school. We're celbrating our 65th birthdays this year!

The Quiltwhinny said...

I am now following your blog. I'm blessed to have a best friend from grade school. We're celbrating our 65th birthdays this year!

Sew Sew Special said...

A new follower! Ive enjoyed reading your posts and seeing all the wonderful photos!

A bit about my best friend, well she is one ive been lucky enough to have in my life for the last 38 years, and ive nearly lost her twice once to an auto accident, the next to cancer...she is a fighter like no other, i'd love to win these gorgeous fabrics to use in a friendship quilt for her!

Hope you have a fabulous birthday!!
Karen

Sew Sew Special said...

https://twitter.com/#!/karend63

free indeed said...

Cute cake! My best friend has had health issues for several years now, yet she is always open to hear what's going on with me and wanting to know how she can pray for me! she's great and quite an example to us.

Unknown said...

I'm a follower.

Unknown said...

My best friend is strong, moral, always there for me and loves me no matter how pathetic my life gets! I love her to bits and don't know what i'd do without her.

Unknown said...

I have tweeted the giveaway: https://twitter.com/#!/jowynj/status/161264931243692034

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