♣ It's a good thing to remember to be thankful everyday for even the most ordinary activities, because that's what makes up a life - via Leah from THXTHXTHX.
♣ Body art is beautiful and a wonderful (albeit permanent) form of expression - via Tattoologist.
♣ A "Brave" new adventure cross-country is about to start for one girl and her vintage Winnebago - via Elizabeth from Delightfully Tacky.
♣ Life goes on, whimsically and beautifully, despite extraordinary circumstances - via Stephanie from NieNie Dialogues.
♣ Healthy lunches with spectacularly cute presentations - one of my new faves! via sherimiya from Happy Little Bento.
Alix from the cherry blossom girl
(If any of you lovelies know of a particularly cool blog or post you'd like to share, drop me a line at respecttheshoes(at)live.com - thanks!)
One thing I did have time to do is keep track of some of the cool giveaways this week, because there are a lot of awesome ones going on:
♥ Like mine! Today is the last day to enter my giveaway for Anthropologie's Grandma's Treasure Trove necklace. Contest ends tonight! ♥
♣ Erica from Fashion meets Food is giving away a $25 gift card to Sephora and a bunch of other fashion swag. Contest ends September 17.
♣ Simone LeBlanc is giving away a YSL Tribute Sandals block print from Anna See. Contest ends September 17.
♣ Megan and Kristin from BonBon Rose Girls is giving away a pendant from Hazel and Harlow. Contest ends September 18.
♣ Peggy from She Hath Done What She Could is giving away a pair of Petit Fleur earrings from Crystal B. Contest ends September 19.
♣ Roxy from Effortless Anthropologie is giving away a set of Les Khakis de Chanel nail polishes. Contest ends September 19.
♣ Funky Finds is giving away your choice of a Shabby Apple dress. Contest ends September 19.
♣ Huzzah! Vintage is giving away a $40 gift card to Mother Midnight Vintage. Contest ends September 19.
♣ Indiana from adored austin is giving away a $20 store credit to Smashion.com. Contest ends September 19.
♣ Aimee from all things aimee is giving away a beautiful brass poppy brooch from jewelry by natsuko. Contest ends September 20.
♣ Jentine from My Edit is giving away two jeweled bracelets. Contest ends September 20.
♣ Lisa from My Magnificent Obsession is giving away a Wen hair care system. Contest ends September 20.
♣ Kim from Anthroholic is giving away a gorgeous illustration from Mimi Galore done in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. As a bonus, the winner will also receive a $25 gift card to Anthropologie. Contest ends September 21.
♣ Chiara from The Blonde Salad is giving away a €400 gift certificate good to any of UNIQUE WAY's shops. Contest ends September 21.
♣ Tien from Adiaphane is giving away a $25 gift certificate to Truly Enchanted jewelry. Contest ends September 21.
♣ Lindsay from Laughing Lindsay is giving away a Conair Infiniti Pro hair dryer. Contest ends September 21.
♣ Elaine from Clothed Much is giving away a pair of Whooga ugg boots in the size and style of the winner's choosing. Contest ends September 22.
♣ Mommy's Sweet Things is giving away a $30 gift certificate to Playful Threads lingerie. Contest ends September 23.
♣ Lynzy from From Skirts to Skillets is giving away a cocktail ring from Gina Marie Vintage. Contest ends September 24.
♣ FL Mom from Is There A Bathroom On This Ship? is giving away a $45 store credit to CSN Stores. Contest ends September 24.
♣ Blair from Wild & Precious is giving away a pretty necklace from Bird in Flight. Contest ends September 26.
♣ Monique from Curves and Chaos is giving away a $25 credit to Stella & Dot jewelry. Contest ends September 26.