Wednesday, November 18, 2015


I finally got the little guy over here 
last night to draw a name
to see who won this:

CJK stopped by with his daddy 
and before you could say
it was time to go home.

Let the crying begin!
Is that not the most pitiful face ever?
I don't WANT to go home!
I want to spend the night at 

Daddy says- No! No!
You have to go home, CJK.

But wait!
Nana has to take me to preschool
in the morning anyhow..right?
Might as well spend the night then, right?

Oh!  The prefect logic of a 
three year old!

And---before I could have him
draw a name
he had fallen asleep.

So- this is later than I usually post
because we had an 
What?  Can't read it upside down?
Slightly blurry you say?
You want good pictures you have to 
go to a "real blogger" that has 
Me? know....
The winner is:
(speaking of said skills- you can only
see PART of the NAME)
Trust me-- it is---
The heart of your home-
Congrats, Cindy!

Couldn't go to a sweeter person....

Send me all your money..
your full name and address and 
I will get this out to you 
sometime in the next century
today or tomorrow.

Thanks to all of you that left a comment.
Wish I had a copy for everybody...
Sadly, I don't.
Do you suppose MyHero would pitch a
if I bought a copy for everybody that signed up?

I haven't seen him do that in a while...
might be fun, huh?

Nah...never mind-
Christmas is coming and I don't want a
again this year!

Have a great Wednesday!

your photo name


Susie said...

Diana, CJK is one smart boy. I loved his logic. Congrats to Cindy. I liked your coal bag. LOL.. 37 more days till Christmas...that is so close, it's scary. I am so glad I no longer shop for gifts. I just give each family money. My brood is growing . Blessings to all, hug CJK for me., I miss my little boys. xoxo,Susie

Penny @ Penny's Vintage Home said...

Cindy is one lucky lady....congrats! Have a great day....hugs...

Dewena said...

He is a sweetie, Diana. You have such a beautiful family! Congratulations, Cindy!

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Congrats to Cindy!

Simple and serene living Laura Walker said...

Congratulations to Cindy :)

Tessa~ Here there be musing said...


Oh I do pity that boy's parents, when he reaches teen-hood!!!! -grin- He is going to have a full list of Reasons, whenever he wants anything!!! 'Stay out later?" Here's why! Etc. Etc. Etc.


Hugs, Tessa

Kim said...

Congratulations Cindy and with that face, I can see how it would be easy to get conned. Too cute!

Adam said...

He must really love you to stay over on his own choice. I'd stay over my grandma's but I'd always prefer to stay home. I'd get home sick easily

Chatty Crone said...

Congrats to the winner - picked by a cutie.

Linda said...

congrats to Cindy! Haha Loved Charles reasoning...:-)

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Grats to Cindy! And, let's just say if that was a true story about your grand - you may have a litigation lawyer in the family in a few years! : - )

Hugs. ♥

At Rivercrest Cottage said...

Good for Cindy. Your little cutie is really good at the sad face.

SpicingUpIdaho said...

Congratulations to the winner! I'm sorry I've been so busy the last few days, I didn't get by to get in on the drawing, but I will be looking for my own copy to see Debbie's home. Little CJK knew just what to do to get his way, lol! So cute!!! I hope you are having a fabulous Wednesday!

Curtains in My Tree said...

Ahhh your sweet little grandson sounds like my sweet little grandsons they always want to spend the night with me

Kathy said...

Leave it to you to make me smile in spite of myself. Congrats to Cindy on her win!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Congrats to Cindy...she is a real sweetheart! And you are *good*!!! Hugs, Diane

Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...

The sweetest little fella!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH...yippeee!

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

He did a great job selecting! xoxo Su

Nellie said...

Congratulations to Cindy! No lump of coal for you, Diana! xo Nellie

Primroses Attic said...

Well done Cindy. The little man did a fab job.

Row homes and Cobblestones said...

Now he's just too cute and quick with the answers I say. Congrats go to Cindy.

Patricia said...

Oh goodness. I could use that sack of coal for a family member right now.
Your little grandson is so cute and such a good helper with drawing a name.

Vee said...

He was well worth keeping just for doing such a good job. Congrats to Cindy! He knows how to make a Nana feel good, too.

Rose L said...

He is too smart already!!

CelestinaMarie@SouthernDayDreams said...

Congrats to Cindy. CKJ is just too smart and such a sweetie. He just loves it at Nana's house. Love the lump of coal quote.
Have a great night. xo

Missy George said...

Congrats to CIndy..CJK is such a cutie.

Julie's Lifestyle said...

Congrats to Cindy! Cajun is adorable and has fun at your house for sure!

bj said...

He is so sweet...I so remember the crying and fit throwing when our grands were this little when they would have to leave Memaw's house....
bless their little pea-pickin' hearts.

Jemma@athomewithjemma said...

Congrats to lovely Cindy!! Who wouldn't want to stay with you...seriously you are such a sweetheart!

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

Congratulations to Cindy. It's a great magazine so many beautiful articles. Poor little guy, he was just to tired. He is such a cutie and he sure loves his Nana Diana.
Have a great day.

Carla from The River said...

Ha! Love that coal.
Yippee for Cindy. :-))

Nonnie said...

Yes, that boy knows who is in charge around that house!! So sweet. You have to love it and hold on, but I think you already know that.

CJK you need to draw my name next time!! Congratulations to Cindy.

NanaDiana, you still have a little time to straighten up and fly right before Christmas. :-)

Shelia said...

Well, poop! Cindy is very deserving. You had better not give your hubby a hissy fit! Too close to Christmas! Now, I know you're always a good good girl. ;)
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

An enjoyable read first thing in the morning! Congratulations to Cindy!!

Mountain Mama said...

What a sweet little boy - that face!!!

Cecilia Bramhall said...

Congrats to Cindy! Lol, I told you he would charm his way through life. Too cute. I'm looking forward to the day (if it ever happens!) of having grandchildren to spoil. My kids are gonna love me. Lol.

Amy at Ms. Toody Goo Shoes said...

Congrats to Cindy! Oh, that FACE! So sweet...and it must feel so good that he wants to stay at Nana's!

Bethany Carson said...

CJK is adorable! Congrats to Cindy, and thank you for hosting this giveaway!

Maureen Wyatt said...

Congrats to Cindy. Good job little name drawing dude!