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Virtual GNO - They Say It's My Birthday! & A Giveaway!

Whoo - Hoo! I may be sleep deprived from having a sick child and, I may be spending the better part of the day cleaning up after said sick child but, hey! I'm going to celebrate my birthday a day early (It's really on 7/11) and make sure all of my VGNO friends get gifts too! Let's get this Virtual Girls Night Out going!!!

First Virtual GNO party? Welcome! The original Virtual GNO is a blog-hopping party that I started last summer. (Wow! I can't believe it's been a year!) I really needed some time away from my precious children, and some adult conversation but, I couldn't get a sitter. So, I did the next best thing and turned to my blog friends. At least I can "get out" in my imagination.

Get Your BLOG Over Here!

To join the blog-hopping fun, check out this VGNO post then sign the Mr. Linky guest book with your name/blog link. Visit fellow bloggers that have signed in. It's a party so at a party you mingle, right? Go blog-hopping! I want everyone to connect. That's what it's all about.

Time To Move!

Guess who I'm going to see tonight? :-> (My saint of a mother is watching the girls. Thanks Mom!)

Coldplay "Lovers In Japan"

Time For A Cocktail!

Happy Birthday
****** Champagne
1/2 oz Bacardi Light Rum
1/2 oz Pineapple Juice
1/2 oz Orange Curacao
1.33 oz Black Haus Blackberry Schnapps
1/2 oz Peach Nectar
*Fill shaker with measured liquids add ice and shake. Pour into glass then fill with Champagne.

Happy Birthday indeed! :->

Time For Presents!

Let's make sure everyone gets something this weekend.

Today is the day to get your free chocolate from the Mars Real Chocolate Relief Act. Please go visit today, and every Friday, to get your free chocolate coupon!

Now, how about a nice Slurpee from 7-Eleven? On Saturday, July 11th, 7-Eleven will be handing out free Slurpees! Yeah! I think my girls are considering this their gift to me. Oh well :-> (Check to see if your store is participating.) Yeah for yummy free things!

Time For A Giveaway!

I am so, so excited about this giveaway. Our dear friend Regina of Margarita Bloom is offering her first giveaway. I'm so honored Regina.

When I first started poking around the blogosphere I found Regina's shop and I felt like I stumbled upon a dream. Her images, her products, her music are all exactly perfect for me. It fills my spirit and helps me handle my day. So... on with our giveaway!

One lucky VGNO guest will win a Strawberry Angel Cake Cupcake Love Soap

To Enter To Win:
*Please visit Margarita Bloom's shop. Find a favorite(s), return to this post and share your favorite with me. -- One Entry
*Please give a shout out to the VGNO/Margarita Bloom giveaway on Twitter -- One Entry
*Sign-up to become an official MB Gal and receive newsletters about specials -- One Entry
*Follow the Margarita Bloom Blog -- One Entry

***Contest open to U.S. Residents only***

I am so happy I am able to share one of my favorite things with you on my birthday weekend. I just know you'll fall in love with these products too! Thanks again Regina!!! :->

Time For A Question

Seeing as I have Coldplay as my birthday party's "house band" (I live in my own little world, don't I? ;-> ) I was wondering... what band, or artist, would you have play at your birthday party? I know this is going to be good.

Alright now, go have fun! Click the Mr. Linky button to join the Virtual GNO. Visit those that have signed-in. It's a party so go mingle. Go blog-hopping! That's what it's all about. Share this party with your blog friends, post A LINK to the Virtual GNO on your blog and have them join us. Send our party into the Twitter world. (#VGNO) Leave your Twitter ID in the comments section. The more the merrier! I want everyone to connect. That's what it's all about


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