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Have a happy, Wordless Wednesday!



-----1899 Chevy Corvette © C.L. (Cindy) Beck-----



Zazzle Me

By Cindy Beck

You're probably asking yourself, "What in the heck is a Zazzle?"

Don't look at me. I don't know. Maybe a cross between a zoo and a dazzle?

No, that would be a zoozle. Or maybe a doozle.

I'm not sure how they came up with the name, but I can tell you about the site. It's basically an online store that allows people to upload their own images onto products like greeting cards, clothing, and a whole slew of other fun stuff. In fact, it can be addicting. So ...

Hi. My name is Cindy, and I'm a Zazzler.

Just to be clear, I am not a cross between a zoo and a dazzler. Although, I have those moments where I wonder if I'm not living in a zoo. (Ahem ... that would be the fault of the hubster and the dogster, but don't tell them I said that!)

Anyway, that's another story. Or stories. Ones that you can find all over the archives of this blog. In the meantime, take a look at a few things you might be interested in at my Zazzle store.



And now that you've had a good look, go ahead ...



(Have you ever been a Zazzler? Or used an online print-on-demand store? Grab a sec and leave a comment about it.)
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UNIQUE GIFTS created by Cindy Beck at ByTheBecks Zazzle store
Tags: unique gifts, online gifts, Christmas gifts Background image on "Zazzle Me" graphic © Flaivoloka at http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1043150 Purple Smiley © Ocal at http://www.clker.com/clipart-glassy-smiley-emoticon.html 


Seventh Generation Dish Soap Giveaway

Posted by C.L. (Cindy) Beck

Tags: Giveaway, Seventh Generation, MyBlogSpark



Although wizards might have house elves to clean up after supper, we mortals end up washing dishes--unless we can convince our spouses to do the deed for us. And if we have to spend time in soapy water, we might as well have it smell good, so it can transport us off to a fantasy land at the same time it's removing food residue the dishes. Seventh Generation dish soaps can't actually take us anywhere, but when I tried them, the fragrances certainly were enjoyable. My favorites so far are Lemongrass and Clementine Zest, and Fresh Citrus and Ginger.

What Seventh Generation Says:
The power of scent is remarkable. It can have positive effects on your mood, reduce stress, and even help you sleep better. But not all scents are created equal. The fruit, floral and herbal ingredients used to create the scents in Seventh Generation’s new natural dish liquid come from fields, not factories.

Seventh Generation dish liquid contains only essential oils and botanical extracts, and delivers real cleaning power. Your tableware will be left fresh and ready to serve your next home cooked meal.

With authentic ingredients like lavender from the fields of Drome in the foothills of the Alps, clementines from sunny Calabria and lemons from the soils of Sicily, Seventh Generation natural dish liquid is free of unnecessary synthetic colors or chemically engineered scents.

Enter the “Nature Makes Perfect Scents” sweepstakes at seventhgeneration.com/scents and you can have the chance to take a trip for two to visit one of the sourcing sites of Seventh Generation natural dish liquid fragrance ingredients. Visit seventhgeneration.com/scents to learn more about each scent’s origin.

The Seventh Generation Prize Pack



  • (4) bottles of Seventh Generation natural dish liquid varieties in Free & Clear, Lavender Floral & Mint, Fresh Citrus & Ginger, and Lemongrass & Clementine Zest scents
  • Premium 3 Qt. 12” x 9” Baking Dish from Le Creuset
  • (2) Twist© loofah sponges and (2) Twist© scour pads made from 100% post-recycled materials
  • Set of 3 organic cotton dish towels

Seventh Generation Links
Seventh Generation Website http://bit.ly/SevGen
Seventh Generation on Facebook http://on.fb.me/SevGenFbook
Seventh Generation on Twitter http://bit.ly/SevGenTwitter
“Nature Makes Perfect Scents” sweepstakes page http://bit.ly/SevGenSweeps

Giveaway Rules for Seventh Generation Prize Pack
Runs from Nov 17 to Midnight, MT, Nov 27 2011.

For one entry: Leave a comment on this blog article. If you can't think of anything to say, tell which of the Seventh Generation natural dish liquid varieties you are most interested in trying.

For two additional entries (making a total of 3): After leaving a comment on this blog, click on this link, and leave a comment at the bottom of my slideshow, "The Art of Rolling Over, as Perfected by Corky Porky Pie." It's written under my pen name, Cindy Lynn, and there are only 4 photos, so it's a quick peek. Should the Internet decide to act funky and you're unable to leave a comment, verify that you were there by sending an email to cindybeck dot author at yahoo dot com, and tell me what type ground Corky Porky is on.

If I don't already have your address, please leave your email, Twitter, or Facebook address here so I can contact you. The winner will be announced the week of November 28.

(Thanks for entering! Disclosure: The Seventh Generation information and giveaway have been provided by Seventh Generation through MyBlogSpark. However, my opinions of the event, of the companies involved, or the quality of the products mentioned are my own. If for some reason there is no winner, or I can not get in contact with the winner, I will redraw or give the prize to charity, at MyBlogSpark's and my discretion.)


Winner of the Kroger $25 Gift Card Giveaway

Tags: (Kroger, MyBlogSpark, giveaway)

It's time to announce the winner of the Kroger $25 Gift Card Giveaway. According to the random generator at Random.org, the winner is ...

Anonymous (Tami)!

She not only commented here, but also picked up two additional entries by commenting at my article, "Gardening Superstitions."

Congrats, Tami, and have fun with your Kroger gift card.

(Thanks to all who entered! Disclosure: The Kroger Gift Card Giveaway prize has been provided by Kroger through MyBlogSpark. However, my opinions of the event, of the companies involved, or the quality of the products mentioned are my own.)


Thoughts for Thursday: On Fishing

Posted by C.L. (Cindy) Beck

Tags: Thoughts, quotes, writer, humor



It's time once again for "Thoughts for Thursday" which theoretically occurs every week at this site, and so far has only happened twice in the past month. But hey ... I need time to hit my stride!

So here, without further ado, are the Thoughts for Thursday:

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