Thursday, December 16, 2010

Holiday Giveaway from CSN Stores


Whenever the holidays approach, I do a lot of shopping. I shop for gifts for friends and family--mostly. While I'm browsing for others, I can't help but find a few things that I'd like to have for myself or for the house. For example, I'd like to get some new counter stools to spruce up our kitchen. I'd love to find a bookcase or two to house the many books I've acquired since becoming a book blogger. Or a mini crock pot, to make small portions of food for my vegetarian daughter, or salsa roja with a hint of chipotle.


I'm no stranger to online shopping, either. My mantra this year: why face the ridiculous crowds at the mall, shopping centers, and parking lots if I don't have to? Recently I discovered CSN Stores.com, which has over 200 sites online and offers free shipping on many items! The four items pictured are from CSN, and they have thousands more.

Exciting news! How would you like to win a $75 gift certificate that can be used on any CSN site? CSN is very generously offering this prize to one lucky winner who will be chosen randomly (U.S./Canada only).

  • To enter this giveaway, simply leave a comment.
  • For an extra chance at winning, take a look at some of the goodies offered by CSN, at AllBarStools.com, Cookware.com, HolidayDecorationsDirect.com, toysandgamesonline.com, or any of their other sites. Then return here and tell me in your comment what you'd like to spend the gift certificate on.
  • For another chance at winning, become a follower of this blog, or let me know that you're already a follower, or that you subscribe in Google Reader.
  • For an additional chance, post about this contest on your blog, Facebook, or Twitter.

Enter by 5PM PST on Monday, December 27. One winner will be chosen randomly and announced on Tuesday, December 28. Good luck!

Special thanks to Caitlin and Alexandra from CSN stores for offering this incredible giveaway to my readers.

170 comments:

  1. I could certainly use some new shelves. What a great giveaway.

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  2. COunt me in please!

    dftrew(at)gmail(dot)com

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  3. I follow with GFC

    dftrew(at)gmail(dot)com

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  4. The Kidkraft Sling Bookshelf would be perfect for my sons room

    dftrew(at)gmail(dot)com

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  5. Hi Susan. This sounds wonderful. I'm also a follower of your blog.
    linda at lindaweaverclarke.com

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  6. I love CSN stores! thank you for hosting a giveaway!


    debbiebellows[at]gmail[dot]com

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  7. I would buy some Eastland shoes in their shoesgotsole.com store!

    debbiebellows[at]gmail[dot]com

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  8. i'm following via GFC

    debbiebellows[at]gmail[dot]com

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  9. i shared the giveaway on twitter!

    http://twitter.com/bellows22/status/15558138975485952

    debbiebellows[at]gmail[dot]com

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  10. Throw my name in!! Yay!! I really could use some csn right about now!
    jacksoncrisman@yahoo.com

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  11. I would love to buy a guide craft wagon for my little guy!
    jacksoncrisman@yahoo.com

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  12. I am a new gfc follower
    jacksoncrisman@yahoo.com

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  13. I love csn!

    hewella1 at gmail dot com

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  14. I'm a gfc follower.

    hewella1 at gmail dot com

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  15. I love their cookie jars.

    hewella1 at gmail dot com

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  16. I would love to be entered.

    ykatrina at hotmail dot com

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  17. I love CSN Stores! I would also like to invite you to link up your giveaway at the CSN Stores Giveaway Linky @ Frugality Is Free.

    smartmomj[@]gmail[.]com

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  18. I would use the gift certificate towards the iOptron LiveStar Mini Planetarium - 9200
    smartmomj[@]gmail[.]com

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  19. I tweeted about your giveaway.

    http://twitter.com/#!/JRFrugalMom/status/15580560336355328


    smartmomj[@]gmail[.]com

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  20. I would love to spend it on a new dutch oven for my artisan breads!
    1prizewinner(at)gmail(dot)com

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  21. I'd love to be entered in this. I'm already a follower.

    yvone473[at]optonline[dot]net

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  22. Guess I got my comments ~ out of order...oh well. I like CSN stores because there isn't a darn thing I can think of that isn't in one of their stores...and at a good to great price~
    1prizewinner(at)gmail(dot)com

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  23. CSN has the best selection of stores
    msboatgal at aol.com

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  24. I'd get my son a gaming chair for his room
    msboatgal at aol.com

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  25. already a follower
    msboatgal at aol.com

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  26. I LOVE CSN! I reviewed a bookcase for them and I loved it of course it is full now but I have no room for another so I would probably buy these cute slippers! http://www.csnstores.com/Lamo-Footwear-P003W-Chestnut-LFT1081.html

    +1 for comment
    +1 for what I'd buy
    +1 I'm a follower :-)

    3 total entries

    Thank you so much Susan!

    XOXO~ Renee
    steelergirl83(at)gmail(dot)com

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  27. Woo! Thanks for the chance :)

    deeg131 at gmail dot com

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  28. I would love to get the breville panini press! :)

    deeg131 at gmail dot com

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  29. gfc follower DG

    deeg131 at gmail dot com

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  30. tweeted :)

    http://twitter.com/DeeGee13/status/15623848284135424

    deeg131 at gmail dot com

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  31. I love the variety of items that the CSN store sells Thanks for the giveaway
    tanyainjville at yahoo dot com

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  32. i would spend it on the Cuisinart 4-Cup Coffeemaker with Stainless Steel Carafe in Black
    tanyainjville at yahoo dot com

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  33. Such a fun giveaway - thank you for the chance to win! :)

    tyson 2468 (at) charter (dot) net

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  34. If I were to win I would like to get the Adi Designs Studded Double Handle Handbag for myself. :)
    tyson 2468 (at) charter (dot) net

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  35. I'm a follower via gfc! (tyson2468)

    tyson 2468 [at] charter [dot] net

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  36. I tweeted this fun giveaway!

    http://twitter.com/HeidiHMc/status/15640393714507776

    tyson 2468 (at) charter (dot) net

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  37. Cool giveaway! I'd love to win. :)

    http://initialed.blogspot.com

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  38. Hi, thanks so much for the giveaway!
    maddiemb (at) comcast (dot) net

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  39. Hi, I'd like to spend the gift certificate on the Fangio Table Lamp in Antique Beige - 13012.
    maddiemb (at) comcast (dot) net

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  40. I follow your blog publicly via Google Friend Connect.
    maddiemb (at) comcast (dot) net

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  41. Here's my tweet - http://twitter.com/#!/shala_darkstone/status/15715220626345984
    maddiemb (at) comcast (dot) net

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  42. Suko, I would love the chance to be entered in this giveaway, so please do put my name in the hat! It's very generous for you to be hosting this, so thanks!!

    zibilee(at)figearo(dot)net

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  43. Thank you CSN and Susan for hosting this giveaway!

    freda.mans[at]sympatico.ca

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  44. I would spend the gift certificate on night tables for my bedroom. CSN have nice ones from Winsome.

    freda.mans[at]sympatico.ca

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  45. A GFC follower.

    freda.mans[at]sympatico.ca

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  46. tweet; http://twitter.com/#!/fredalicious/status/15803233985372160

    freda.mans[at]sympatico.ca

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  47. I'd use it toward a guidecraft kitchen helper.

    lovelydomesticdiva (at) gmail (dot) com

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  48. I would love to win!
    shetreadssoftly(at)gmail(dot)com

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  49. I am a follower!
    shetreadssoftly(at)gmail(dot)com

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  50. And I would LOVE to buy the KitchenAid Covered Roaster with Flat Rack in Black - # 54169
    shetreadssoftly(at)gmail(dot)com

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  51. Thanks for a chance to win this wonderful CSN giveaway!
    Best wishes,
    Chanticlear1atgmaildotcom

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  52. I follow in GFC!
    Thanks for a chance to win this wonderful CSN giveaway!
    Best wishes,
    Chanticlear1atgmaildotcom

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  53. I would love to get some T-fal pans!
    Thanks for a chance to win this wonderful CSN giveaway!
    Best wishes,
    Chanticlear1atgmaildotcom

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  54. Thanks for hosting the giveaway Suko! I agree, it's so much easier to shop online during the hectic holidays.
    Enjoy your weekend :)
    http://thebookworm07.blogspot.com/

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  55. I've done about 75% of my holiday shopping online this year, and about 75% of that is at CSN! So yes, I'd love to win this and get myself something nice after the holidays. :)

    tnshadylady at gmail.com

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  56. http://twitter.com/tnshadylady/status/15974072466804736

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  57. New GFC follower! feel free to follow me back :)
    http://tnshadylady.blogspot.com

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  58. I'd like a baker's rack for my kitchen, so I might use this toward the Boraam Valencia baker's rack

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  59. May sound prosaic, but I need a new shower caddy. I like this one: Gatco Hanging Shower Caddy in Satin Nickel. Thanks!

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  60. I love csn stores! Thanks for the chance!

    gina.m.maddox (at) gmail.com

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  61. I would love to get a red silicone baking set from cookware.com

    gina.m.maddox (at) gmail.com

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  62. I follow you on GFC
    gina.m.maddox (at) gmail.com

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  63. http://twitter.com/#!/CrazyItalian0/status/16230873103859712

    tweet!

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  64. Thank you for all the comments, posts, and tweets! More welcomed. :)

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  65. Just stopping by to let you know this is posted on win a book.

    http://winabook.westofmars.com/2010/12/18/75-gift-card-at-csn-stores/

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  66. I love CSN and could have my eye on some great things there! Thanks for the giveaway!

    bmbunner at hotmail dot com

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  67. I love CSN. I have found so many things that I would love to have. There is so much to look at that I have lost track of time when on their site.
    msgb245 at gmail dot com

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  68. I'd love a chance into this giveaway! Thanks.

    unforgetable_dreamer_always (at) hotmail.com

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  69. Very cool giveaway and blog!!

    daniexj(at)gmail(dot)com

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  70. If I won I'd love to get the Rockland 22" Rolling Duffle Bag in Pink Dot. Thanks for entering me into this giveaway!

    unforgetable_dreamer_always (at) hotmail.com

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  71. anastasia(dot)trombly(at)gmail(dot)com

    I really need a shelf for my room, I have way too many books!

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  72. I can spend hours and hours searching the CSN website.

    (\___/)
    (='.'=)
    (")_(")

    alterlisa AT yahoo DOT com
    http://lisaslovesbooksofcourse.blogspot.com

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  73. I would love to win.

    teddyr66 at yahoo dot com

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  74. CSN has some wonderful looking cooling racks and other baking accessories I would love.

    teddyr66 at yahoo dot com

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  75. I tweeted about this giveaway.

    teddyr66 at yahoo dot com

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  76. Great giveaway! I'd love to win!
    bethanyg153@gmail.com

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  77. I'd love to get the Noritake Aegean Mist Round Vegetable Dish - 7983-426
    bethanyg153@gmail.com

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  78. I follow with gfc, bethany
    bethanyg153@gmail.com

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  79. tweet
    http://twitter.com/bethanyg153/status/16364179342499841
    bethanyg153@gmail.com

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  80. Love CSN! Thanks for the giveaway!

    gmissycat at yahoo dot com

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  81. I would love to have the Stamina InMotion® II Manual Treadmill - 45-1002SKU #: ssm1032

    gmissycat at yahoo dot com

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  82. Congratulations, gmissycat
    You are now following Suko's Notebook GFC

    gmissycat at yahoo dot com

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  83. Shared on FB Here

    http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/permalink.php?story_fbid=179230742104900&id=100000116307400

    gmissycat at yahoo dot com

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  84. Ah so many good things on those site. I'd love a chance. frellathon(at)gmail(dot)com

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  85. Any of the KitchenAid stand mixers would be awesome as would the Breadman bread machine and the LeCreuset 7 piece set all the colors are awesome. Ah the list is long :)
    frellathon(at)gmail(dot)com

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  86. CSN has a great selection!

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  87. I'd like a pair of BearPaw boots for myself.


    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  88. tweet:

    http://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/16490352949075969


    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  89. In desperate need of new shelves I'd love to be able to enter this. Never mind, good luck to all who do enter. I'll be sure to add the details to the comp/giveaway page on my blog.

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  90. I'd love to win!
    lyndadawinda1074 at yahoo dot com

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  91. I'd get the Cuisinart Panini/Sandwich maker.
    lyndadawinda1074 at yahoo dot com

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  92. I follow you via GFC. ID: Lyndadawinda1074
    lyndadawinda1074 at yahoo dot com

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  93. I tweeted
    http://twitter.com/lyndadawinda/status/16541362010722304
    lyndadawinda1074 at yahoo dot com

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  94. I love CSN Stores! They have such a great variety of products! Thanks for the chance.
    bekki1820cb at gmail dot com

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  95. I am a follower via GFC: Rebecca O and I subscriber via google reader. Thanks!
    bekki1820cb at gmail dot com

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  96. Fingers crossed!

    shel704 at aol dot com

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  97. I'd get the National Public Seating 5' Rectangular Folding Table...we never have enough holiday table/seating. I usually borrow a folding table from my brother.

    shel704 at aol dot com

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  98. Tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/auntiethesis/status/16701260254158848

    shel704 at aol dot com

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  99. I'd love to do some shopping at CSN!

    wolfcarol451(at)gmail(dot)com

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  100. I'd use the gift code for an OXO Mandoline Slicer.

    wolfcarol451(at)gmail(dot)com

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  101. I follow with GFC.

    wolfcarol451(at)gmail(dot)com

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  102. A very generous gift certificate. Would love to win.

    undermyappletree at gmail dot com

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  103. I'm a follower with Google Reader.

    undermyappletree at gmail dot com

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  104. I tweeted the contest.

    http://twitter.com/#!/UnderMyAppleTre/status/16734454017953792

    undermyappletree at gmail dot com

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  105. I went shopping and found a bunch of nice things. However, the one I want is a room divider for my family room. http://www.csnstores.com/Oriental-Furniture-SS-BBMATCH-Honey-X-OFN1029.html

    undermyappletree at gmail dot com

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  106. I would love a chance to win, and I am in need of one of their terrific looking bookcases.

    Please enter me; thanks so much

    bibliophilebythesea AT gmail DOT com

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  107. Such an awesome giveaway! Thanks
    karenb1961(at)gmail(dot)com

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  108. I love CSN Stores!
    dgoodridge84@yahoo.com

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  109. I would probably be greedy and spend this on some Rachael Ray bakeware for myself.
    dgoodridge84@yahoo.com

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  110. Would love to win this...they have tons of great stuff!

    kt1969 at comcast dot net

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  111. If I won, I would get the Hamilton Beach Stay or Go 6 Quart Slow Cooker in Stainless Steel.

    kt1969 at comcast dot net

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  112. I follow you on GFC.

    kt1969 at comcast dot net

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  113. WOW!!! I would LOVE!!! to WIN!!! $75 to CSN Stores. CSN Stores is a one click shopping store filled with AWESOME!!! things.
    heartnsoulcooking[at]gmail[dot]com

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  114. I would LOVE to get the All-Clad Specialties Non-Stick Oval Bakers - Set of Two
    heartnsoulcooking[at]gmail[dot]com

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  115. Follow Suko's Notebook via GFC [Geraldine Sandoval]
    heartnsoulcooking[at]gmail[dot]com

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  116. Tweeted about the Giveaway
    http://twitter.com/#!/Gerisandoval/status/16986454135668736
    heartnsoulcooking[at]gmail[dot]com

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  117. Posted about the Giveaway on FB
    http://www.facebook.com/heartnsoulcooking/posts/154646117915755
    heartnsoulcooking[at]gmail[dot]com

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  118. I could totally use $75 to get some nice luggage for going between home and school.

    ellaetc(at)gmail(dot)com

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  119. I received a chair for my desk at school from them, and it is wonderful. No need to enter me in your give-away, I'm just vouching for the excellence of the company (and your generosity).

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  120. I would love to win this! I'm already a follower of your wonderful blog. :] I have my eye on a mini crock pot as a gift perhaps? Or a nice pair of shoes. :) They have so much! I also posted about this giveaway on my own blog, Chapters. Here's a link : yachapters.blogspot.com

    Hope to win! :D

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  121. Definitely the Fiesta dinnerware! Ohh I would love the red.
    http://www.csnstores.com/Fiesta%AE-xxx-326-FIE1945.html
    nataliew2@gmail.com

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  122. I'm a follower! GFC
    nataliew2@gmail.com

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  123. Thank you for including me! Merry Christmas!

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  124. I'd love to get some colorful cookware or bakeware from the LeCreuset or Emile Henry lines.

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  125. Thanks for the holiday giveaway. I have heard great things about CSN.
    castings at mindspring dot com

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  126. GFC follower
    castings at mindspring dot com

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  127. I am very impressed with the products on the CSN site. I would like to use the GC towards the purchase of a bookcase.
    castings(at)mindspring(dot)com

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  128. I've been wanting to try CSN. Please enter me.
    stacybooks at yahoo

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  129. I would get an fire extinguisher

    http://www.csnstores.com/KIDDE------------KID466112-UFK1003.html

    tahearn at roadrunner dot com

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  130. I follow with google friends.


    tahearn at roadrunner dot com

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  131. What a perfect time for this giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win.
    fourkidsrgreat(at)gmail.com

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  132. I'd love to get some Le Creuset. Maybe a pitcher and a casserole dish in red.
    fourkidsrgreat(at)gmail.com

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  133. I'm a gfc follower.
    fourkidsrgreat(at)gmail.com

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  134. Very lovely and generous giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity!

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  135. Awesome giveaway! There's so much to choose from at CSN Stores!
    sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

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  136. I'd like to buy the Radio Flyer Ultimate Comfort Family Wagon!
    sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

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  137. I'm a GFC follower!
    sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

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  138. I tweeted here:
    http://tinyurl.com/2e8tqkk
    sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

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  139. I love shopping at CSN
    thanks for the giveaway
    aunteegem@yahoo.com

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  140. taub Four Piece Ceramic Bakeware Set in Orange - 1872059
    SKU #: SAB1225 like to
    aunteegem@yahoo.com

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  141. I would love to win. Thank you for the chance.

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  142. I think it would be great to use the certificate for Sebago shoes or some lilac Le Creuset.

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  143. I subscribed in my google reader. Would you consider adding an email subscription possibility?

    tammigirl(at)gmail(dot)com

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  144. Thanks for the great giveaway!

    gmissycat at yahoo dot com

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  145. Great giveaway! Count me in :)

    celeste@mail4me.com

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  146. If I won - I'd get a new food processor ... mine died :(

    celeste@mail4me.com

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  147. and - I just became a blog follower ;)

    celeste@mail4me.com

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  148. i'm new to csn and they have everytrhing- where have i been.
    tcogbill at live dot com

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  149. i want to buy my son the plasma car in red
    tcogbill at live dot com

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  150. i follow you gfc
    tcogbill at live dot com

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  151. I would love to buy a new Chef knife

    appetizerforacraftymind(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  152. Zwilling JA Henckels Twin Signature 8" Chef's Knife and the Zwilling JA Henckels Edge Maintenance Twinsharp Select Stainless Steel Sharpener

    appetizerforacraftymind(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  153. I now follow you with google friend connect

    appetizerforacraftymind(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  154. I like this throw at CSN stores:
    http://www.csnstores.com/Thro-2406-THR1064.html
    shar(dot)donoho(at)comcast(dot)net

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  155. I visited HolidayDecorationsDirect.com and like this artificial Christmas tree:
    http://www.holidaydecorationsdirect.com/Vickerman-Co.-A87027-X-vco1152.html?cv=
    shar(dot)donoho(at)comcast(dot)net

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  156. Follow w/gfc (lollimom)
    shar(dot)donoho(at)comcast(dot)net

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  157. Subscribe w/ RSS feed too.
    shar(dot)donoho(at)comcast(dot)net

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  158. Tweeted-http://twitter.com/#!/hjkllkjh/status/19969591996317696

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