WINNER! Giveaway: Glamping Aprons

Thanks to all those who entered the Glamping Aprons Giveaway for a chance to win one of CJ’s amazing aprons!

Karina reaches into the pockets of each of the prize aprons to pick out our winners …

The first is … Julie Kram!


Julie Kram said:

My dream glamper would have an awning made out of your fabulous glamping fabric under which I could cook while wearing one of the awesome aprons. The outside of the camper would be painted white with a red stripe around the middle. It would be a vintage bread-box style. The inside of the glamper would be clean-up friendly, as I love to camp in the woods away from it all. I would have farm prints on the cushions and curtains and favorite handmade doo-dads on the walls. I’m dreaming!

And the second is …

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Air Plants

A couple of times when I’ve been knee-deep in a cookbook project, I’ve joked that maybe it would just be easier if we were all breatharians, capable of surviving on air alone. Well, I’ve found just that … in a plant. A plant that doesn’t need soil to grow, just air, and a quick dip in water every two weeks.  Meet T. stricta ‘Hardleaf’ and T. aeranthos—only two of many varieties available, brought to market by three guys in Torrance, California.


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Giveaway: Glamping Aprons

CJ Armstrong, our Farmgirl of the Year 2010, is stitching and selling glamper-ific aprons using my newly launched Glamping fabric collection. You can bet I’ll be wearing one when I’m glamping this summer in my ’68 Airstream, Lily. With this giveaway, you can get your glamp on, too! Picture yourself in one of these. Now, picture your perfect trailer or glammed-up tent.



CJ sells these lovelies on her blog, Fresh Farm Aprons. You can also catch up with her on her business page on Facebook.

Here are some closeups of my “girls” that you see on the fabric above. Yes, they each come with their own personalities and names.

Sunny Brook—high maintenance hits the road


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WINNER: Shabby Apple Clothing Giveaway

Thanks to all those who entered the Shabby Apple clothing giveaway for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to put some … polka dot panache into your life!

Louise reaches into the pile of names and picks out …


Robin Armstrong Miller! Congratulations!

Robin Armstrong Miller said:

“I love Shabby Apple! I am pretty partial to reds and blacks but I like the Mint Green. Something to get my pretty on for teaching!”

Robin, keep your eyes on your inbox for an email from the farm.


And the original post dated March 23 was:

Are you pining for pinafores, perpetuated by plaid, and placated by peplums?

If polka dots predicate a pleasurably palpable prognosis, you’re not alone.

May I prescribe Shabby Apple vintage clothing—a return to what dresses were always meant to be.


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WINNER! Green PolkaDot Box Giveaway

Thanks to all who entered for a chance to win a $50 membership to the GreenPolkaDotBox!

Ashley, my DIL, and Food Stylist, reaches into the Green PolkaDot Box …

giveaway-polkadot_box-19685And the winner is …



Amanda said:

I would love to get some pistachio butter for my husband to try, that way he has something healthy to snack on. I’d also like to try their organic broths, so when I make dinner I can feel better about the health of my family.

Congratulations! Look for an email from the farm, coming soon.


And here’s the original post dated March 20, 2013:

If hearts could sing!! Healthy food? Low. low prices? Yes, please!

If you’re like many people out there who don’t have a local co-op or Whole Foods store, or you’re in the middle of January and the farmers’ market is months away, don’t panic.

The Green PolkaDot Box sells natural, organic, non-GMO options delivered right to your front door. Better yet? They’ll even ship produce from organic farms. If you’re wanting GOOD food ONLY in your kitchen, this is the place to purchase your goods. Think of them as the of the food world. Every item is sold at wholesale prices you can actually afford.


We recently partnered with the Green PolkaDot Box in MaryJanesFarm to promote how easy, awesome, healthy, and tasty their organic, non-GMO food is. I was pretty excited to “challenge the box.”

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