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Monday, March 10, 2008

200th POST CELEBRATION

We are here to celebrate post #200. YIPPEEE!!! How are we going to celebrate you ask???? Well, by doing a couple of give-a-ways. You can win by one of two ways. The first way was an idea I stumbled upon over on another blog recently. In order to win, you MUST play. The first way you can win is by guessing how many AGD sewing labels are in this glass bowl. The person to guess the correct # or to come the closest will win either a custom made AGD ensemble of their choosing (from the sets readily available) or a custom made jewelry piece (bracelet or necklace) from the readily available AGD collection as well. You can view most of the readily available collection at our ETSY and EBAY locations. In order to guess the amount of labels, you must post your guess below by scrolling to the bottom of this update and clicking on the "comments" link that is in really small print. It will give the number of comments posted thus far right in front of it. For example - it could say 0 comments or 12 comments, etc. You will click there and then scroll down to the area that reads "NAME/URL." Check that box if you don't have your own blog and are a visitor. You will fill in your name there. Skip the URL box if you don't have a website or anything. Then, scroll back up and put your "guess" or your amount of labels in the comment section box. Please DO NOT forget to leave your name and the state/country you reside. If you don't want to leave your full last name, please leave the first initial of your last name. It will help us identify you better should you win. The contest will run from Monday until tonight at 9pm. At 9pm - Indiana time - on Tuesday, I'll stop all entries and leave a "cut off" confirmation post here on the blog above this post. The winner will then be announced here sometime on Wednesday, March 12th. If you are the winner, you will be given your choice in either a custom boutique set for little girls or a custom jewelry design from AGD.
The 2nd chance you have to win is just by participating. For every person that leaves a "guess" on the # of labels under our comment section to this post, you'll be entered into a drawing. Each person who places a guess will have their name written on a sheet of paper and entered into this drawing. The drawing will take place after 9pm tomorrow night (Tuesday evening) once all guesses are in and logged in the comment section. On Wednesday, I'll have Brennen draw a name from the bowl and we'll announce the winner of the bowl drawing when we announce the winner of the "label guessing." It will all be announced here sometime on Wednesday. If your name is drawn and you win the bowl drawing, you will win an AGD price pack similar to the one you see in the photo below. (One T-Shirt, a hoodie, mousepad, and compact purse mirror, AGD logo necklace, etc.) You've got to play to win though. You must leave a guess with your first name and the first initial to your last name in order to be eligible. While leaving your guess, if you'd like to send a shout out to AGD and let us know how you came to know us and what you like best about us, that would be great. I'm expecting all of the blog stalkers, lurkers, regular commenters, new visitors, old visitors, family, friends, customers, etc. to play. Let's see how many participants we can rack up. I have a blog tracker that proves hundreds of you are reading this blog each day. It's time to introduce yourself now. Have fun and good luck!
Thanks for the 200 posts thus far and the many more to come in the future.
Blessings, Angie Seaman

64 Comments:

Anonymous Marmendy said...

My guess is 377. (i am terrible at these things! :))

I so enjoy your blog. You are so creative and positive, and I love your sense of style! Thanks for the inspiration!

3/10/2008 7:03 PM  
Blogger My3Princesses2005 said...

Hi Angie

This is My3Princesses2005
I reside is Whitestone NY

How are you this is going to be so fun.I hope I win cause tomorrow is my daughter's birthday and she will be turning 6 so this would be a nice addition to her wardrobe..
I am guessing there is (125)....

3/10/2008 7:05 PM  
Blogger Leslie said...

I just love your blog and your sense of style. Congrats on your 200th!!!

My guess is going to be 235 labels...

Crossing my fingers here.. I have the item I want picked out:)

Leslie

3/10/2008 7:05 PM  
Blogger My3Princesses2005 said...

Hi Angie

How are you this is going to be so fun.I hope I win cause tomorrow is my daughter's birthday and she will be turning 6 so this would be a nice addition to her wardrobe..
I am guessing there is (125)....

3/10/2008 7:06 PM  
Blogger My3Princesses2005 said...

How many guesses can we take ?

3/10/2008 7:30 PM  
Anonymous Molly Pearce said...

Hi Angie! I hope your trip was wonderful. I love your blog and all of your creativity. I am going to guess 250 tags. Thanks so much for being out there for inspiration and fun. Your friend in Christ- Molly Pearce

3/10/2008 7:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Angie,

Congrats on your 200th post... with that being said, I will guess 200 :)

Thanks,

Lisa
lisarogal@sbcglobal.net

3/10/2008 7:52 PM  
Blogger JEN said...

Congrats! You are a talented lady. I am guessing 143.

JEN L
Canton, MI

3/10/2008 8:07 PM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

Angie,
I love reading your blogs! You have such a beautiful family and your work is incredible.

My guess is 180 labels in the jar.

Stephanie M
Phoenix, AZ

3/10/2008 8:20 PM  
Blogger Stacey Moore said...

hi angie: wow 200, that's awesome and i have read each one!! what a fun contest!! i am guessing 178. i would so love to win an outfit for ella!! she will be 4 on the 29th of this month!! i have been a follower of your designs way back when you started on ebay!! you made my all time favorite piece of jewelry (a vintage looking with brown beads bottle cap necklace with a picture of my little loves on it!!) i was so excited when you started your blog!! thanks so much for sharing all of your amazing stories!! ella and i have all of our fingers and toes crossed that we win one of your amazing sets!! thanks again!!
stacey
kentucky
moore.g@insideconnect.net

3/10/2008 8:21 PM  
Anonymous Robin R. (NC,USA) said...

Congrats on your 200th post! Keep up the awesome work :) My guess is 177.

3/10/2008 8:25 PM  
Anonymous Jen G said...

Welcome back from Chi-town. My guess is 110

Jen G
mrsgaskill@yahoo.com

3/10/2008 8:26 PM  
Blogger Sherri James said...

Congrats Angie on your 200th! It's so great to see how far you have come with AGD. You have truly carved out a niche for yourself. I'm so thankful to have met you all those years ago in a tiny little ebay group. :-) Thank you for sharing your faith and your heart. May God bless you today and always! Sherri

p.s. My guess is 77 :-)

3/10/2008 8:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My guess is 127...your fun contest brought me out of lurkdom!

Shelley R.
Edmond, OK

3/10/2008 8:58 PM  
Anonymous Bella Gigi Boutique said...

278 labels!!
Hi. Angie~
Love your blog!! I can't load photos either.. must be a blogger problem.
Tina N.

3/10/2008 9:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Ahgie,
Congratulations on your 200th post, I use to read back in the day when you did your weekly updates on Sunday nights!
I also wanted to say congrats on your anniversary!!! I was relating to the cabinet comments!;0) Even though we have never met in person, you have answered email, prayers and questions for me and I truly appreciate IT ALL!
Thank you for always being so positive, fun and loving!
My guess for the labels is 433
Nicole Ryan
Columbus Ohio

3/10/2008 9:11 PM  
Blogger Vicki said...

Hi Angie!
My guess is 145!

Caroline is LOVING her ner Tee and we will see Olivia this weekend to give her hers!

~Vicki

3/10/2008 9:29 PM  
Anonymous TIffany said...

Hey Angie! i have been following from way back when Kenidi and my Zacky were a few months old!!!

My guess is 138!!!

Tiffany F
SC

3/10/2008 9:43 PM  
Anonymous Amanda Willoughby said...

120

3/10/2008 9:43 PM  
Blogger Grace said...

Hello! My guess is 237 and Avery is in need of some more AGD clothing...so if I am over just take away a few and if I am under just simply add more...hahahaha! Good luck to everyone playing!

3/10/2008 9:44 PM  
Blogger HandBagJunkie said...

Hi!!
I'm guessing 199!! Love your blog, and love your clothes even more...
Nicole

3/10/2008 10:08 PM  
Anonymous Jenny Axsom said...

Hey Ang,
Great pics and what a super trip!
My guess (and Brit's!) is 200.
Blessings,
Jenny

3/10/2008 10:57 PM  
Anonymous Nina L - Seminole, FL said...

Hey girl!
1st things 1st! My guess is 200 labels in the bowl.

Love the pics of your Chicago trip! That is definitely someplace on my list to visit soon!!

Happy 200th post!! Can't wait to read the next 200!!

Love ya,
Nina

3/10/2008 11:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Angie..So..I am guessing the total is about 182....
Thanks so much!!
Ashley Felts in Louisiana
stan72@comcast.net

3/10/2008 11:26 PM  
Anonymous Karrie Wright said...

Hi Angie,

This is fun. My guess is:
72 AGD sewing labels

Karrie Wright
Macomb, Michigan

*P.S. Love the music!!

3/11/2008 8:22 AM  
Anonymous dslavens said...

210, and you know I have been a steady follower from the beginning. Actually not a follower - been there right beside you the entire way!
Much love
Di

3/11/2008 9:13 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Angie,

Well first of all congrats on your 200th post!! If you would have kept track back when you were doing your family blog I am sure you were way over 200!! Thanks for keeping me updated on all that is going on with your family!!

Your blog is truly inspirational!!

My guess is 200 labels!! Hopefully I win!! Grace would absolutely love to have one of your outfits!!

Take care,
Kim

3/11/2008 9:15 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I would love for Saylor to have one of your beautiful designs! I am going to guess 201 and cross my fingers.
Jennifer B
Texas

3/11/2008 9:29 AM  
Blogger Jennifer Blanco said...

I would LOVE Saylor to have an outfit so my best guess is 201. I hope I win!!!
Jennifer B.
Texas

3/11/2008 9:31 AM  
Blogger vada0427 said...

Can't wait to see the next 200! I love reading your blog & have been on your mailing list for a few years oohing & ahhhing over your gorgeous designs and beautiful family!
My guess is 367 labels :)
Thanks for sharing your life, your designs, and your inspiration!

Karen G.
Texas

3/11/2008 9:50 AM  
Blogger The Uberta's said...

My guess 158.

3/11/2008 9:54 AM  
Anonymous Renee Harbin said...

I am guessing 89 labels. We LOVE our AGD outfits. Congrats on the 200th post! Renee

3/11/2008 10:05 AM  
Blogger Angie (Angelica Grace Designs) said...

Oh this is getting good guys. Just keep em' coming. I believe someone asked way back last night how many times you can guess. The answer is just one guess. Also, should we have multiple people that guess the exact same number and it's the correct number of labels, we will pronounce the winner by way of a drawing with those others names in the bowl who also guessed the correct/same number. Make sense?

This is so fun. Thanks so much for all of your wonderful comments and compliments thus far. You guys are da' best! :)

Can't wait for the winners to be announced tomorrow. (Wednesday)
Again, good luck and have fun!
Angie

3/11/2008 10:05 AM  
Anonymous Tracy V. said...

Tracy V. has left a new comment on your post "FEATURED AGD BABY OF THE WEEK....":

What awesome pictures! Thanks for sharing! Could you have done something as easy as 200 labels in honor of you 200th blog!?!?!? :) xoxox

3/11/2008 10:11 AM  
Blogger Ali said...

My guess is 85.

I ordered a purse from AGD a while back and I've adored your shop ever since. ;)

3/11/2008 10:29 AM  
Blogger Cindi said...

Hi Angie, Thanks for the contest. I'll guess 157. Hope to get some goodies! Cindi Boyd

3/11/2008 10:33 AM  
Blogger emily said...

oooohhh . . . how fun!

i'm guessing 300!!

emily
new orleans, la

3/11/2008 10:43 AM  
Blogger Kyle said...

How about 199.....

Emma, Kate and Lola

3/11/2008 10:51 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

121?

Yippeeeee. Love guessing! Your clothes are beautiful!

Laurie
Scottsdale/Honolulu

3/11/2008 10:56 AM  
OpenID leighannquinlan said...

Hi Angie- My guess is 157. I am also terrible at this sort of thing:) I wanted to say thank you for your blogs. They are truly inspirational. Some days I cry at them and other days I can't quit laughing. They are always heartfelt and I look forward to receiving them. Thank you for Keely's adorable outfits. She gets a lot of compliments. I am thankful that Christie Eid introduced me to you and that I have gotten the chance to know you. Next time you are down the street in Brentwood, give me a call;)

3/11/2008 10:57 AM  
Blogger Kristi said...

Hi Angie.

So glad you enjoyed our city. It really is a lovely place. You'll have to come back in the Spring when the flowers are blooming and you can be outside.

I guess 202 labels -- 200 for your 200th post and two for your two kids.

Kristi

Chicago, Illinois

3/11/2008 11:02 AM  
Anonymous Jennifer M. said...

Woohoo, thanks so much for the contest! Your designs are always so gorgeous!!

My guess is 442 labels =)

Jennifer M.
Auburn, IN

3/11/2008 11:05 AM  
Blogger spangie72 said...

Angie
Congrats on your 200th. Your work is beautiful.
My guess is: 274

3/11/2008 11:34 AM  
Anonymous Tami Marshall said...

Hi Angie!

Congrats to you! You are such an inspiration to me. I don't even know you, but just reading your blog each and every day gives me hope for my daughter, Emme. I have so many of your designs that I have bought over the years and love each and every one of them.
Anyway, my guess is 215.

Gods blessings,
Tami M.

3/11/2008 11:35 AM  
Anonymous Kelly said...

Hi,

I love your site/blog/clothes. Keep it up!

Thanks for the chance to win.

My guess is 368.

Kelly D.
Michigan

3/11/2008 11:40 AM  
Blogger Tosha said...

Hey Angie! Congrats on your 200th post. That is awesome.

My guess is 161 labels.


This is Tosha M.
I reside in Texas

Wish me luck!

3/11/2008 12:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congrats Angie on all of your accomplishments. I look forward to another 200. Since 200 is taken, i will guess 201.

3/11/2008 1:14 PM  
Anonymous Christy Dillon said...

I am guessing 114. I hope I win!!!

3/11/2008 1:17 PM  
Anonymous Emily Wells said...

I just love looking at your beatiful creations and following your blog!! My guess, 188

Emily Wells

3/11/2008 1:45 PM  
Anonymous Sue Jandron said...

I am guessing 111.

Sue J.
Michigan

3/11/2008 1:50 PM  
Anonymous Julie Ann B. said...

I'm guessing 87?

3/11/2008 1:57 PM  
Anonymous Andrea Taylor said...

Hey, You have such talent I love just looking at your design and I keep wishing one will fall in my lap... Great job! I am looking forward to seeing all those 233 labels used on your next 233 outfits!!

Yup, my guess is 233!!

3/11/2008 2:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

109
Jenn Foley
I really wanna win!

3/11/2008 3:00 PM  
Anonymous Jen S. said...

I love reading your blog...we were thinking of going to Chicago this summer and you gave us a couple of great ideas!

My guess is 137.
Thanks for sharing!

Jen S.

3/11/2008 3:10 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I guess 142. Love your designs and blog!! Congrats on 200!!!!!!
Keri Brown
North Augusta, SC
keribrown@comcast.net

3/11/2008 3:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Angie-I always look forward to your blogs and new designs. I absolutely love your pics from Chicago. What an amazing residence. Also, will be on the lookout for Peanut Butter Whoppers, I love PB! So, my guess is 177.
Cortney Johnson
Phoenix, AZ
cortney2@cox.net

3/11/2008 4:01 PM  
Anonymous Marmendy T. said...

Just wanted to add my last name initial... ;)

3/11/2008 4:58 PM  
Blogger cartjosa said...

Angie-
What a response you have gotten. Congrats on 200 posts. My guess is 202.

Sarah Cartwright
Savage, MN
cartjosa@hotmail.com

3/11/2008 5:13 PM  
Blogger pretty*in*pink*designs said...

What a fun giveaway! You are so creative! My guess for the labels is **423**. Thanks so much for your post on your Chicago trip. I've never been there and now feel like I have! Your photos were awesome.

Deanna Picka
Annandale, MN
dpicka@yahoo.com

3/11/2008 5:49 PM  
Blogger Sew Gracious said...

Congrats on your 200th post, Angie! :-) I'll guess . . . hmmmm 258 labels.

As you know, I'm celebrating my 100th post today. Any of your readers are welcome to come on over and help me celebrate too. My giveaway is a secret, but something that I think everyone will love!

Party On, Girl! ;-)

http://sew-gracious.blogspot.com

3/11/2008 6:07 PM  
Blogger Angie (Angelica Grace Designs) said...

One more hour left to vote everyone. It's currently 8pm Indiana time. I'm off to watch American Idol and then will be back to cut off the "guessing/voting." You've still got time. Thanks for all of the participation and support thus far. You guys ROCK! :)

3/11/2008 8:06 PM  
Blogger Sara said...

Oooh, what fun! I'm guessing 329.

Congrats on your 200th post. You know I LOVE AGD!

Sara B.

3/11/2008 8:11 PM  
Anonymous Tanya B. said...

I've followed you since you started designing. I love your outfits! My daughter would be the best dressed little girl if she won. My guess is 275! Hope I'm right!! (I live in Pa.)

3/11/2008 8:48 PM  
Blogger Angie (Angelica Grace Designs) said...

CONTEST AND GUESSING IS NOW OVER!
Thanks to all of you who participated. I can't believe the turn out. I knew we'd never get "all" of the lurkers out of the closet but I never guessed we'd get as many as we did that came forth. I'll be back tomorrow to announce the two winners. I myself, haven't even counted the labels yet. Therefore, I'm off to do that and also have Brennen draw a name from all that placed a guess. Again, thank you for everything. This was so much fun! Check back tomorrow for the names of the winners to be announced! Even more fun to come.....
Blessings, Angie

3/11/2008 9:54 PM  

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