Monday, December 12, 2011

Sew, Mama, Sew Giveaway Day!


**GIVEAWAY CLOSED**

Hello! Welcome to everyone who is visiting from Sew, Mama, Sew!



I love Giveaway Day! I'm so happy to be able to participate this holiday season!! Here is the handmade handbag I'll be giving away.







To enter, leave a comment telling me what your favorite Christmas smell is. Scent is the strongest sense tied to memory so I'm curious to see what scent reminds you of Christmas. I loooove the smell of cinnamon!

If you are a follower, leave an additional comment for an extra entry!

Don't forget to include your email address!! I'm offering this gift to all U.S. AND international participants. Giveaway will stay open until December 16th and I will randomly choose a winner to announce on the following day. Good luck!

And if you're still in the mood for winning, today is the last day to enter my Bag Full O' Goodies giveaway! Click here to enter!



Thanks again for stopping by to visit! Hope to see you again soon!

398 comments:

  1. The smell that most reminds me of Christmas is a mixture of smoke from a wood fireplace and apple cider warming on the stove! Mmmmmmm :)

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  2. My favorite scent was the smell of my moms pumpkin bread!! She would always make it during Christmas time, bake it in coffee cans and give it to her friends!!

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  3. My favorite smell is Christmas tree. After paying for our first tree and almost dying over the price I bought a fake one on sale. I miss the smell of Christmas tree so now I have to settle for a candle. lol

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  4. I loooove the smell of cinnamon, too! thanks, kathy

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  5. I am a happy follower. thanks, kathy

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  6. Love the smell of cinnamon, reminds me of my grandmas house. She would buy the cinnamon pine cones and set them out around Christmas :)

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  7. I follow :)
    Thanks for the giveaway :)

    theposhdaisy11 at gmail dot com

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  8. Mine is cinnamon, too. And the smell of my mom's fresh baked croissants, but that isn't strictly Christmas, it includes Thanksgiving, too! Thanks!

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  9. Nice bag! My favorite scent is pine!

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  10. I love the smell of Xmas lilies. My mum has them all the time and when I smell them it's Xmas

    Oh and love the bag

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  11. Mine is Cinnamon for SURE!!! I LOVE all things cinnamon.

    www.iheartmygluegun.com

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  12. What a fun little give away!!!! My favorite Christmas scent would be a fresh tree :) There's something about waking up, walking into the living room and smelling that fresh tree! It brings the outdoors indoors :)
    {that bag is ADORABLE!! i've never seen one made like that - great job!}
    mrsparrott{at}gmail{dot}com

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  13. I love the smell of bread fresh from our oven..
    already follow,
    anitadwiindriyani(at)gmail(dot)com

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  14. My favourite Christmas smell is cinnamon and cooked apples, yummy!

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  15. My favorite smell is a fresh christmas tree. :)

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  16. I love cinnamon and baking cookies but I also love the smell of the Xmas tree! I'm dying for that bag Bonnie!!!!

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  17. Firstly, GORGEOUS bag! =)

    I love peppermint! Oh the smell of that just makes me happy! Thankfully BBW made a lotion this year, so I can smell it any time I want. =)

    Thank you!

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  18. My favorite Christmas scent is pine!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  19. definitely the smell of a freshly cut pine tree!

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  20. i'm a follower! gooberific @ yahoo.com

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  21. smoke!! the out door cookin! remind me of chilhood camping days and roast it pig!!
    I'm a follower...
    mariah.gonzalez@yahoo.com

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  22. Thanks for the opportunity! My favorite Christmas smell is the smell of cinnamon as well...I blame it on my grandparent's always sticking cinnamon cloves in their Xmas tree :)

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  23. I love the smell of a freshly cut Christmas tree.

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  24. The smell that reminds me most of Christmas is pine. I know that's probably typical but this is the only time of year I smell it, and I love it.

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  25. Definitely my mom baking Christmas cookies!

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  26. Cute bag!
    I love the smell of evergreen!
    Amy
    abcsemartin(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  27. i love love love love this bag! What a wonderful giveaway - keeping my fingers crossed!

    I'm with you on the fav scent being cinnamon - you know those scented pinecones - if I smell it in the store I'm drawn and HAVE to go smell it! I have cinnamon stuff all over the house - the smell just makes the cottage even cozier!

    www.northerncottage.blogspot.com

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  28. Cinnamon and citrus both remind me of Christmas.

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  29. I love the smell of freshly baked cookies. Mostly chocolate chip, but any kind is yummy!!!
    thanks for the giveaway!! the bag is super cute!

    lalalawrence@hotmail.com

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  30. I love the smell of sugar cookie dough!

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  31. I would say pine is my favorite smell, the christmas tree always makes it smell like Christmas! Thanks for the giveaway, I love the bag!

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  32. The best smell ever is the fresh christmas tree. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  33. Having grown up in the PNW, pine tree is my favorite Christmas smell! Thanks for sharing ;)

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  34. I love the smell of trees of course, but also mint mochas!!!

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  35. Christmas scent...hmmm, anything "spicy", like cinnamon, also minty things and of course a turkey roasting in the oven!

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  36. I love the smell of pumpkin...it reminds me of my G-ma.

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  37. I love the smell of sugar cookies at Christmas! Such a pretty bag!

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  38. I am now a follower of pink stitches:)

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  39. The smell of holidays to me is the clean, crisp air right after a snowfall.
    Jamie

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  40. My favorite Christmas smell is a tossup between stuffing, and my MIL's Christmas cookies. OK, the cookies win. They're incredibly yummy.

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  41. My favorite Christmas smell is peppermint!

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  42. My favorite Christmas smell is of sugar cookies. Yummy!

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  43. hmmm, I think my favorite Christmas smell is sweet things baking in the kitchen... love your bag!

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  44. My favorite Christmas scent is cinnamon and pine... mmmm!

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  45. My favorite Christmas smell is the cedar & pine of trees and garlands. But it is a time of tons of great smells of food!

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  46. peppermint or gingerbread, for sure :)

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  47. Hi! I actually don't have a favorite Christmas scent because I have almost zero sense of smell. Weird, right? But my mom's favorite Christmas smell is that of a Christmas tree. We always got a fresh cut tree growing up and I'm told it smelled wonderful!

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  48. what a fabulous giveaway. I love that bag! My favorite Christmas smell is the smell of our Pinon Christmas tree!

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  49. Oh my gosh, this bag is so cute. My fav. smell is the tree. so yummy and fresh!

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  50. Lovely bag! The smell that reminds me most of Christmas is mulled wine! Even though I've only had two Northern hemisphere Christmases, it's a smell I never forget

    Thanks for the giveaway
    Sarah @ http://kiwigetscrafty.blogspot.com

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  51. Beautiful 241! I've made several (have the pattern), but they have all gone away as gifts. Favorite Christmas smell is probably fresh pine in the house!

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  52. My favourite smell is hot chocolate with marshmallows and candy canes. I only get that in christmas time. I love the colour combo on this bag!

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  53. I love the smell of sugar cookies baking!

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  54. I'd love to win this colorful bag. My favorite scent is balsom fir.
    deckerston@aol.com

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  55. The smell of the fresh made christmas "filhós" sprinkled with cinnamom and sugar - don't know the english translation for this kind of sweet/cake, but it is a dough, my grandmother makes it with pumpkin, that is fried in small pancakes ou ball shapes, and very typical in Christmas time in Portugal.

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  56. I love that charming bag. My favorite scent is a toss-up between the fresh pine scent of a for real christmas tree and the outdoor scent of the fireplaces in the neighborhood puffing out of chimneys.

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  57. Thanks for the chance to win such a pretty bag! My fave scent for Xmas has got to be Mince Pies baking in the oven!!

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  58. What a great bag! For me, the smell of fresh pine tree - we don't get a tree anymore, but going to friends' houses and smelling the tree - that's Christmas for me!

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  59. Love this bag pattern I've been wanting to try it, but I'd gladly take one that's already done!

    I think my favorite Christmas scent is Evergreen tree - my boyfriend won't let me have a real tree cause of his (our) allergies, but I love the smell of a fresh Christmas Tree!

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  60. So cute! I love the smell of any kind of cookie baking. Thanks!

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  61. It's simple, but I love the smell of our tree. So fresh.

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  62. Like you, cinnamon reminds me of Christmas!

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  63. Love this bag - - my favorite colors!

    My favorite smell is cookies baking.

    Thanks for the chance!

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  64. I love the smell of the Christmas Eve candle by Yankee candles. Mmmmm. I keep it out to burn it year round!

    allison1110@gmail.com

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  65. I follow you too :)

    allison1110@gmail.com

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  66. i love the smell of all of the great things that we end up baking this time of year... sugar cookies and panettone, especially. lovely bag!

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  67. and i'm now following your blog.

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  68. Fresh pine! Thanks for the chance!

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  69. What lovely colours. Nutmeg always makes me think of eggnog.

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  70. I love the smell of cloves, especially with orange peel. We made pomanders once when I was little. The smell stuck.

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  71. HA! Got so enthusiastic about the goodies, that I posted my smell preference on your Bag O Goodies giveaway! At any rate, I love me some fresh cut pine tree. PA Dutch Sticky Buns are a close second, though. :)

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  72. my favourit smell - I would say candles and pine, they are the first two things I smell each year when Advent begins. Binding an advent wreath and putting the 4 candles on it.

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  73. Mmmmm, people burning wood in their fireplaces, for sure!

    Ambersewwonky (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  74. Peppermint! For some reason, it makes me think of winter and snow. :)

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  75. Orange, cinnamon, and cloves. With a dash of peppermint thrown in for good measure.
    mindfulhome at gmail dot com

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  76. my favorite scent is the christmas eve candle I burn every year in dec.!!

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  77. Nutmeg and evergreens are my two favorite christmas smells!
    scarletteandcinnamon(at)gmail(dot)com

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  78. What a great give away! I'd love to win one of your super cute bags!! :) My favorite smell 1s Sugar Cookies we bake dozens every year to share with our friends! And I follow as you know!

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  79. My favorite Christmas smell is my Mom's house filled with Yankee Candles! jinglesells at gmail dot com

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  80. a freshly cut christmas tree is the BEST...right next to sugar cookies, YUM!!! Love the bag!! thanks for the chance...and of course I'll jump to the other giveaway...who doesn't want to win ;)

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  81. I don't even remember the name of it, but my mom gave me this perfume for Christmas when I was about 12. The jewelry box it sat next to still smells like it and to this day, every time I open it and smell that perfume it reminds me of Christmas.

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  82. Cinnamon ! I love it

    kaeferchen17 (at) yahoo.de

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  83. I love the smells of Christmas baking. Thanks for the giveaway.
    twelve30(at)gmail(dot)com

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  84. I've been following your blog for some time in Google Reader. Thanks for the giveaway.
    twelve30(at)gmail(dot)com

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  85. Love the smell of ginger, and chai!! Yum

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  86. My favorite Christmas scent is peppermint!

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  87. For me, nothing beats the smell of a pine tree! If I smell pine any time of the year, I am immediately filled with the Christmas spirit! :)

    Beautiful bag!

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  88. Oh, I love the smell of Christmas cookies. You know: cinnamon, nutmeg, a hint of allspice! And some brown sugar for yumminess!

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  89. Gingerbread. And cinnamon. And vanilla. Just baking smells in general actually.

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  90. I love the smell of gingerbread. It's so yummy!

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  91. I'm a sucker for pine. Fresh wreaths and trees in particular. How come that forest smell never lasts indoors?
    cynsaw2@yahoo.ca

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  92. I love the smell (and taste!) of cinnamon too!

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  93. I love the smell of apple cider.
    mapdot{at}gmail{dot}com

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  94. I love the smell of cinnamon rolls in the morning; our family has that as a tradition.

    I also love how your bag looks owlish.

    sneakfuzz at hotmail dot com

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  95. I am from Catalonia, Spain and in Christimas we usually eat a soup with a big pieces of pasta filled with meat...so that's the smell i like the most, this hot and tasty soup!

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  96. Thanks for the chance to win this lovely bag! My favorite smell is the tree - that fresh foresty fir tree smell :o)
    woodlandrabbit@yahoo.com

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  97. It's got to be the scent of pine. Love your giveaway bag.

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  98. There are so many smells that it is hard to chose only one. But the one that really jumps out to me is the smell of pine trees. Ahhh. Definitely says Christmas to me.

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  99. Seriously cute bag! My favorite scent at the holidays is peppermint! Current favorite, twisted peppermint candle from bath and body works! :)

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  100. Mmmmm Christmas tree! I don't get real ones here. Sad!

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  101. the piney smell of a real tree!!! Your bag looks delightful.
    wmslro@msn.com

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  102. Wow... love this bag. Thanks for a chance to win.

    For me, the smell that reminds me of Christmas is homemade rolls baking.

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  103. I love the fabrics you chose for the bag. They go so well together!
    My favorite holiday smell is the smell of my father making latkes for Hanukkah. The house smells of friend potatos for days but it's amazing.
    dramallama56(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  104. I love cinnamon and apple for Christmas. A real tree is a close second!

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  105. my favorite christmas smell are paperwhites blooming!

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  106. I love the smell of pine trees!!

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  107. Sugar cookies for sure! That's the candle scent I always buy too.

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  108. I am a follower. Love the squirrels!

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  109. I love the smell of all the Christmas deserts

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  110. The smell of pine, mixed with baked cookies reminds me of Christmas.

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  111. A fresh Christmas Tree~

    Huggs, Nancy

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  112. Hot cider simmering on the stove.
    Great fabric selections for the 241 bag. It looks fantastic.
    kristie_keely(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  113. Fresh cut pine and baking cinnamon buns!

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  114. My favorite smell has to be the piny smell of a fresh tree.

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  115. When I was a kid, around every Christmas, my aunts and uncle that lived close to my dad and I would come over and help my dad prepare Tamales. Everyone would man a station and we'd visit, tell stories and have fun... so many good memories. So the smell of cooking Tamales reminds me of Christmas!

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  116. Awesome! just jumped over from Nicke's--she said you had an amazing giveaway and she was right! My favorite Christmas smell is the cinnamon pinecones. Yum-meh!

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  117. I love the smell of pine. Thanks!

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  118. Oh I love the smell of oranges. In Florida they are a Christmas tradition.

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  119. My favorite Christmas smell is from the fire that my dad always had going on Christmas Eve :)

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  120. I love fresh pine! Ooooh, and a fire in the fireplace! OOOOHH and yes, like someone said above, mint! Yummy! :)

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  121. I'm so glad to have found your fun blog through the SMS giveaway day! :)

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  122. christmas cookies!
    and bacon on christmas moring!

    lisadpope@yahoo.com

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  123. The smell of sugar cookies and frosting!

    What a great giveaway!

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  124. The smell of cinnamon always makes me think of Christmas!

    Best,
    Michelle
    daydreambelievershop(at)gmail(dot)com

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  125. I am a new follower! So happy to have "found" you via SMS! :)

    Best,
    Michelle
    daydreambelievershop(at)gmail(dot)com

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  126. Great question and got me thinking, sad to say I don't remember a smell, but I would imagine cinnamon to be a christmas smell or pine.

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  127. Mine is logs burning on the fire place :) reminds me of camping, too. Thanks for the chance!

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  128. It's got to be the "baked apple pie" smell from my Scentsy!! Either that or their Autumn Sunset one!
    Ellie
    vanillabeancrafts@gmail.com

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  129. I think the smell of cloves, gingerbread, and evergreens bring home the holidays!

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  130. I love the scent of wood burning--whether from a fireplace or outside where the smell gets in your clothes. God bless FIRE!

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  131. I love the scent of an anything spice candle. Mmmmm. I have one burning now.

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  132. I too love the smell of a real Christmas tree!

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  133. My fave Christmas smell is peppermint. :)

    Mary
    iammaryburke(at)gmail(dot)com

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  134. I am a new follower

    Mary
    iammaryburke(at)gmail(dot)com

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  135. It's a tie between firewood and evergreen.

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  136. I have a couple! My favorite would be fresh baked sugar cookies and buttercream frosting:) but we also have this White Christmas candle that I love. It is a very light smell but it captures all the traditional Christmas scents-a little cinnamon, sugar, etc.

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  137. I follow you! Thank you so much for the giveaway!

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  138. so fun!! I love your bag so much!! I also love cinnamon...and pine :) But my new favorite scent is the Christmas tree we discovered last year - our "Concolor Fir" tree - it's pine with citrus tones...LOVE it!!

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  139. Love the smell of fresh pine at Christmas!

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  140. This is probably gross, but I know Christmas is here when I smell a fake christmas tree. Ha! It's what I grew up with! :)

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  141. its all about pine trees for me, or maybe beeswax candles... lovely bag!!

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  142. Peppermint! Love that. It's so festive.

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  143. Orange and cloves. Can't get enough.

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  144. I love the smell of the Christmas tree. Thanks for the chance.

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  145. what a beautiful bag - love it! pine and vanilla really smell like christmas to me. :)

    bess

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  146. Cinnamon- especially with snickerdoodles cooking!
    That bag is amazing!
    beth(dot)sebastian(at)gmail(dot)com

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