May 21, 2012

SHINE weekday give-away 5/21-5-27....

In honor of our LAST week of school...(for some of us anyway)....we are having a SHINE weekday give-away!


Okay, girls,  if you haven't won yet...this is YOUR chance!

I hope to one day be able to give away a prize to ALL of you! You all deserve some sparkle and some recognition!

Until that day, we can only have ONE winner. 

So, under this post, tell me what your FAVORITE thing about Summer is!

Make sure to post your name with the comment. If you are unable to post due to computer issues, email me at and I will post your comment for you!

I want everyone to be able to participate in this drawing!

The BEAUTIFUL (hello. let me reiterate that--BEAUTIFUL) prize is being donated by our very own SHINE sister, Kimberlee Blazina! 


Okay, ready, set, go!

(I am not sure when I will have the drawing, so make sure to post SOON!)

Happy Monday, SHINE friends!


  1. Homemade bandanna ice cream!!!!

  2. Anonymous5/21/2012

    My favorite time of summer is the lazy days with nothing to do, nowhere to go and no time to get there!

    Becky Knox

  3. Anonymous5/21/2012

    Summer cookouts with friends! Jenny Strantz

  4. Sorry I forgot my name; Angela Longenecker

  5. ashley moon5/21/2012

    Sleeping in with the kids and being lazy ;)

  6. I love being able to sleep an hour later than usual because I don't have to take my babes to school annnnndddd.....I love our trip to Destin with great friends for a full 7 days & 7 nights.

  7. Lori Ihringer5/21/2012

    Long summer nights, cookouts/barbecue with all my loves, beach days, no time constraints, flip flops :)

  8. My favorite part of summer is our annual family vacation to the BEACH. My favorite place!!

  9. Anonymous5/21/2012

    Pool time and grilling steaks!
    Rhonda Harrison

  10. Grilling out with family and friends and our annual beach trip with family!

  11. Anonymous5/21/2012

    Watching my children take part in simple childhood pleasures like playing in the sprinkler and eating ice cream on the porch! Devanie S.

  12. Melissa Martin5/21/2012

    Family Vacation - can't get to the beach soon enough :)

  13. Patricia Ashmore5/21/2012

    July 4th Family vacation in Pawleys Island, S.C.!!! Patricia Ashmore

  14. Anonymous5/21/2012

    Warm SUNNY days, laying by the pool enjoying time with my family!!!! I LOVE SUMMER.... Also, vacations!!!!

    MeLissa Allen

  15. Anonymous5/21/2012

    Nothing but time to be with my family.....sweet sweet summa time
    Kim j

  16. Anonymous5/21/2012

    I have always loved summer! My reason changes with the seasons of my life! As a child/young person it was because I was out of school. Then it became my favorite because my children were our of school and home with me! And now it's because my grandchildren get to come over more --- no school! Sandy Clark

  17. Anonymous5/21/2012

    My favorite thing about summer…
    Sitting outside late at night, looking up at the stars and admiring God’s creation. It reminds us how small we are and how big our God is. --Cindy Carney

  18. Anonymous5/21/2012

    My favorite thing about summer is family vacations! Getting together with granny and all the aunts, uncles and cousins - such a special time for my children - making so many memories!! <3 --Stephanie Keener

  19. Summer vacations at the beach.
    Linda Mayo

  20. cindi cannon ginn5/22/2012

    My mom used to tell me "A face without freckles is like a night without stars" ... I thought she just said that because "no one else had freckles on thier face" & I hated my freckles and she just wanted to make me feel better. Turns out she was right - NOW - Especially now during the summer months bring out freckles and I get to look at three sweet little freckled faces everyday. Jordan has a few, Ellie has a few more & Taylor has a nose and two sweet cheeks full of them & I still have a million of them! Just as the Sun brings out freckles the SON brings out the special gifts that sets us apart from everyone else!! I LOVE FRECKLES!! I hope one day my precious freckled faced daughters will love thier freckles and the special gifts our Creator has blessed them with,too! SO thank you Summer for freckles and thank you God of Creation for starry nights!!

  21. Anonymous5/22/2012

    fireflies, sunscreen smells, snuggle mornings, flip flops, beach time, fishing, cookouts, no where to be, no rush, bathsuits all day, peacefulness, oh sweet summertime!!
    erin spinks <3

  22. Anonymous5/22/2012

    Spending time with family and friends.....cookouts and the pool/beach :-) I also love listening to the sounds of sweet birds singing during the early morning and crickets chirping at night....THANK YOU GOD! Shannon Cagle

  23. Being able to sit down and really enjoy a hot cup of coffee especially when it's on the porch at the lake or beach!

  24. I LOVE being near or in the water with my babies!
    Erin Davis

  25. Anonymous5/22/2012

    I love beach time (pool time if there is no beach)!!!!
    Jennifer Borders

  26. Swimming, being w friends, sleeping late!

  27. Anonymous5/22/2012

    My favorite thing about summer is our week spent in captiva island, fl with family.--Casey Bearden

  28. Anonymous5/22/2012

    My favorite thing about summer=more family time with the kids. Katy harber :o)

  29. Anonymous5/22/2012

    My favorite thing is spending a whole lot of time with my kids!!! We love going to the beach and to the pool. :-)

    Kelly Sewell

  30. Anonymous5/23/2012

    My favorite thing about summer is having the time to take car trips (like to visit Grandma). :-) --Kathryn Muraoka

  31. Kim Garrigus5/24/2012

    My favorite thing about summer is being able to sit peacefully outside with my son and husband and look up at the night sky and decide whether the things moving might be planes or satellites among the stars.

  32. Anonymous5/25/2012

    I love so many things about summer! Not having a schedule is wonderful and being outdoors more to enjoy what God has created. :-)
    Kelli Lattin

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  34. Favorite thing is endless time with my kids and fireworks over Lake Oconee on the 4th. :)

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  37. I love mornings and evenings at the pool. Vacations are not bad either!

  38. Having a more relaxed schedule... and NO HOMEWORK!! Meth

  39. Anonymous5/28/2012

    No school bus backup!!
    Tori Johnson

  40. P.J.'s till 11am on 3 cute little boys any day we want to! :)

  41. Extra special family time and not having to get up early ;)

  42. I love summer because that means mornings that are not rushed and we have the ability to have fun and make choices about our day. The pool is of course a favorite and picnic dinners are fun. With God's outdoor beauty and the sun shining down on us, how can we not see his love for us each and every day?
    JaNice Van Ness


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