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400th Follower and a Month of Giveaways!


I am so happy to announce October is ROCKTOBER!  
The Joys of Home Educating will ROCK in all ways! 
 I have a giveaway each week!
 I am so thankful to God and all our followers for supporting me, spreading the word and praying you are all blessed in some way by my blog.

Let me 1st introduce you to my 400th Follower!  
Here is a litle bio from Wendy herself

I absolutely adore children's books and illustrations! I have a BFA from Ringling School of Art as well as a law degree from the University of Florida. In 2004 I decided to use my art degree and I wrote, illustrated and self-published Little Lilly's Polka Dot World , which is about a fictional character, Little Lilly , who lives in a world filled with polka dots.
The book was placed in Barnes & Noble as well as Books-A-Million. Fast forward a few years later to 2011. I have now developed a fun interactive website for children . It has animation, learning tools, games, activities and a narrated version of the book. The kids seem to love it!! It got a great review by Teachers First where it was recommended for use in the K-1 classrooms as well as at home.
The goal for me is to develop ideas that can be translated into values-based education and entertainment.   I also have a blog which is located at .
So up my alley, I can't wait to dig in and see what Wendy has to offer myself and followers!  

Ok on to our 1st giveaway of the month - Kicking it off BIG TIME! 
 Besides October being, Fall/AUutum and I love all things FALL..October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month.   Keeipng with the PINK for support of Breast Cancer, I am giving away a PINK COACH Wallet! New with tags!  This comes directly from the Coach Store and was purchased by me, (I am not affiliated with COACH at all just a lover of their items)

Details:  Light Pink (blush as Coach says) trim
Brown tradidtional "C" pattern in light and dark browns
Opens to spots for credit cards and money. 
Also has a zipper spot for your change on the reverse side.
Original tag is attached with a retail value of $ 118.00
This is a wallet and not just a card holder. 

So what do you have to do to be entered you might ask?

1. Become a follower of The Joys of Home Educating and leave a comment
 saying you are a follower.
               2.  Leave a separate comment on what you love best about Fall time.

3.  If you are a Facebook Follower, leave a comment here with your FB Name
(for verification) First name only please.
4. If you have a blog and post about this giveaway you can leave an additional 
comment with your link back to your blog post!

4 entries total per person.


A winner will be picked and posted next Monday Morning in 
conjunction with our next giveaway!  


Happy ROCKTOBER and Don't forget to get your Mammograms and/or breast exams!! 


I'm a follower using gfc
I love the cooler weather and fall colors!
I follow using FB too (Christine)
Lindsay said…
I am a follower through gfc.
Lindsay said…
I love all things pumpkin, apples and cinnamon :-) I also love the season to be thankful and relaxing time with family before the craziness of Christmas!
Lindsay said…
I am a Facebook follower.. Name is Lindsay (you know my last name and I would rather not put it on here :-) )
Little Lilly Polka Dot loves caramel apples and fall leaves!!
I follow on FB (Heidi Kundin)!

I am a new GFC follower too!
My most favorite thing about fall is the cooler weather, the baking (pumpkins and apples, oh my!), and Halloween!
Jamie said…
I am a follower,of course Mama M~
Jamie said…
The cooler temps,APPLES and Pumpkins and the colors are beautiful.
Memarie Lane said…
I'm a FB follower. My favorite things about fall here in NM are the smell of roasting chile and the Balloon Fiesta. Albuquerque really knows how to do fall right! (My FB name is Memarie Lane, my real name is Marie Wignall.)
Jalenagraham said…
I just became a new follower :-). And, oh have you asked the right question. I absolutely love the fall. In the summer, I feel miserable because of the heat. I don't like it too cold, as in the dead of winter. And, the spring brings about too many allergies for me. However, the fall is perfect. I can get chilled - just enough - to actually enjoy a sweatshirt, a trip to the pumpkin patch in the sun, and pumpkin spiced latte.
I am following via GFC and an e-mail subscriber. Is this open to UK too? I hope so! :)
My favourite thing about Autumn is the colours of the leaves and walking through scrunchy piles of leaves with the kids.
Following you on facebook too.
Facebook Name: Katherine
AMY said…
GFC follower cwitherstine at zoominternet dot net
AMY said…
I love the leaves changing and the smell of the air and just being outside and enjoying it with my family. cwitherstine at zoominternet dot net
AMY said…
I like you on facebook. Amy W. cwitherstine at zoominternet dot net
La Donna said…
I've tried following you via fb, but can't find your page. My fall comment is- I love that here in Texas fall means no more triple degree weather. There isn't much of a change in leaves they go from green to dry brown in less than two weeks. :)
Pauline said…
Pauline I am a GFC follower. andrsnfmlyp at netscape dot net
Pauline said…
I love fall, the colors, the time spent with family. It is sweatshirt and jeans weather-love it.
emmybear411 said…
I follow via gfc emmybear411
emmybear411 said…
What I love best about fall is when the leaves change colors<3!!! So beautiful<3!!!
emmybear411 said…
I am a facebook fan Emmy S.
Romapr said…
Following your blog publicly on Google Friend Connect. Thanks!
Romapr said…
I love the yummy produce that is ripe in fall like pumpkins, pomegranates and apples. Thanks!
JAS said…
i follow your blog now.
JAS said…
i love this time of year when every fast food place serves something with pumpkin. Starbucks Pumpkin Latte's rock!
JAS said…
i now follow of FB
traciet said…
traciet said…
Fav part of Fall- carmel apples and pumpkin cheesecake!
traciet said…
Like you on FB!
deanna said…
new GFC
deannalw47 AT hotmail DOT com
deanna said…
love about fall: summer clothes clearance
deannalw47 AT hotmail DOT com
deanna said…
follow on FB as deanna time
deannalw47 AT hotmail DOT com
Kim C. said…
i am a gfc follower / kIM c
Kim C. said…
i love the changing of colors on leaves. trees look so beautiful when they are orange, red, and yellow.
Kim C. said…
like you on fb / kimberly
I follow your blog via google friend-rebecca williams
rebeccaw2005 at gmail dot com
I love the changing weather. I love the cooler temps and the colors the leaves turn. All the fun fall festivals in my town are fun too, they keep us busy!
rebeccaw2005 at gmail dot com
I like you on facebook @rebeccaw2005
rebeccaw2005 at gmail dot com
coleycoupons said…
i follow via gfc
coleycoupons said…
i love the changing leaves and cooler weather

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