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Friday, August 07, 2009

Best Shot and a Giveaway

PhotobucketJoining in on my friend Lolli's best shot of the week blog round up. I had several favorites from the battlefield we went to earlier in the week (see here) but I really liked this one a lot.

Mostly because Pirate is trying desperately to climb up the cannon like his sister did. And mostly because he really really really wanted to see the bird's nest we found inside the cannon. It could have been just a bunch of leaves and twigs and pine needles that blew into the end of the cannon but Butterfly was convinced that it was a bird's nest.

She is obsessed with birds lately. Especially the little tiny ones that come and hop around us when we eat outside in hopes of getting some food. She loves to see them eat, fly, play, whatever. She is constantly gasping and pointing at birds lately. I'm excited for the fall when the geese start arriving in huge swarms. She's going to be in heaven.

I've considered buying her one of these:

It would be a lot of fun in the winter to be able to watch the birds eat out of our big front window. We have a family of cardinals and oriels that I'd like to see more of. I imagine even the boys would get a kick out of it.

You readers are in luck! The nice people at Teak and Wicker and More have graciously allowed me to give away a bird feeder up to $55. Your choice!  That can buy you a very nice bird feeder to put in your yard and think of us. Teak and Wicker and More has some pretty awesome stuff too. Makes me really wish that summer wasn't coming to an end. Can you imagine lounging on some nice patio furniture? How about hanging out in a hammock? Teak and Wicker and More have lots to choose from. Go check it out!

To enter please do the following:

  • Visit Teak and Wicker and More's patio furniture section and leave me a comment with your favorite item.
  • Join in this week to my friend Lolli's "Give me your best shot" picture round up and receive 2 extra entries.
  • Follow my blog for an extra entry (sorry, new followers only).
  • You can blog about the contest using this paragraph: "Living In Maryland is having a great giveaway by Teak and Wicker and More who can service all your outdoor needs from patio furniture to greenhouses." Do this and you can get 5 extra entries!
If you don't have a blog, just leave your name and email address in the comments.

Contest will run for a week and end on August 14th at 10pm EST. I will (hopefully) pick a winner that night and announce the lucky duck the next day.

Good luck!



  1. That's a great shot!

  2. This is a great shot and how wonderful that you can capture these little moments. I hopped on over from Lolli and Better in Bulk. :)

  3. I couldn't leave comments on your blog yesterday! Very frustrating! I did visit Teak and Wicker....and I would love the cast iron fire pit. Do you think it would go wel in my back yard? I do. :)

  4. I blogged about your contest! I added a note at the bottom of GMBS.

  5. Checking this posting...it doesn't seem to be working!

  6. I checked out the site, and I love the bat houses! Plus, I really liked the Colonial bird feeder.

    Plus, their furniture is really nice!

    Thanks for sharing this site. Going to keep poking around. :)

  7. I checked out Teak and Wicker site and I liked their Sierra Outdoor Firepit. http://www.teakwickerandmore.com/Real-Flame-2900-X-JFP1033.html That would look amazing in my backyard!

  8. Love the Splashing Duck Fountain. My little one would love it!

  9. Great blog, I saw this site with some useful info on Teak Outdoor Furniture Hope it helps


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