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GIVEAWAY! from me... :) TWO WINNERS!

So - im completely overjoyed by all of the new facebook fans... I couldn't be any more happy... You guys are the BEST!! So, in honor of that... I wanna be able so show my appreciation... This weeks giveaway will be from.... ME! I am giving away two skullies... Both gender neutral... mix tapes/boom boxes... and sugar skulls! Fun right? So there will be two winners... Read below to see how to enter!

(leave each entry in a separate comment for the extra entries to be counted :)
#1: Become a fan of RockerByeBaby
#2: Write a review of one of our products, or something you want... orrrrr anything nice about us in a Facebook Note or Blog... Leave us the link in a comment.
#3: Follow our blog (in side bar)
#4: "suggest us to 10 friends" on Facebook... Leave the names in a comment.
#5: Follow us on twitter
#6: Tweet This: (Can tweet once a day, come back & comment when you do :)
TWO WINNERS! @RockerByeBaby giveaway for two skullies. Mix Tapes & Sugar Skulls. Comment at the blog to win! http://bit.ly/cISgeN
#7: Heart us on etsy!
#8: Add our button to your blog, website, or etc.  (Leave link in comment so I can see :)
#9: Go to the etsy shop and tell us your favorite *gotta have it* RockerByeBaby item.
#10: If you win - would you prefer the mix tapes? Or the Sugar skulls?

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New Giveaway!! CHASE DREAMS! Recycled Shapes Crayons for toddlers!

Many of you awesome blog followers are also twitter followers... and if your a twitter follower i KNOW you have seen me tweet about Chase Dreams... (and if I remember right, they have had a few shout outs on the blog too... a couple Favorites Fridays... and a Creative Play Christmas post :) Anyways, im rambling already... I feel SOOOO horrible because I have just been SO insanely busy trying to catch up since the move... Chase Dreams sent me a HUGE package full of awesome little St. Patty's Day & Easter crayon sets to do a big giveaway and i TOTALLY couldn't get it up in time because of the other giveaways in front of this one.  But here I am now, ready to rant and rave about the awesome-ness that is Chase Dreams.

I love me some Chase Dreams... For Christmas this past year I came across her AMAZING mustache crayons while putting together a huge Mustache themed christmas gift for my sister...  they were a MUST! And If I remember... my girlie BabyBooFelt even got some for Gavin!
I also snagged a set of Lego crayons (check back in her store, there aren't any listed right now). Then of course, thats when the obsession began... because come Valentines Day... I had to go get The Valentines Hearts!! So clearly they're totally rad, right!? But I havn't even told you the best part yet... Their totally eco-friendly!! "All of my crayons are made from recycled, non-toxic crayons. Previously slated for the landfills, I gather up all of the bits and pieces from schools and families that have outgrown them. I melt the crayons down and hand-pour them into new shapes to give them a fresh, new existence."  Could this be any cooler?? Oh yeah, and they're so cheap!! Great quality crayons and MORE than great prices... and of course, kids love them :)

GIVEAWAY! This week we have LOTS of prizes... Lots of winners... First off... ONE lucky winner gets to pick their choice of ONE Crayon set from the store... ANY CRAYON SET YOU WANT! And then!!!!!! I have 3 sets of the St. Patty's Day crayons... and 3 sets of the easter crayons... that I will also be giving away... Rad right!HOW TO WIN!!1:  Mandatory entry:  Tell us your favorite crayon set that you would just LOVE to win from the ChaseDreams shop.Extra entries?? But of course :)
#2) Follow us publicly here on (blogger) - Leave a separate comment for being a (old or new) follower on our blog.
Follow/Tweet us (Twitter) - Leave a separate comment for being a follower and TWEETING about this giveaway on Twitter... If your already a twitter follower of ours, TWEET about it for an extra entry anyways :)
 Can tweet once daily for extra entries!Tweet This: "Free Giveaway: Recycled Shapes Toddler Crayons by ChasedDreams - MANY WINNERS @RockerByeBaby! http://bit.ly/bpUX6h"#4) Random entry: Share with me your favorite creative past time.#5) Fan RockerByeBaby on Facebook...#6)"Heart" the ChaseDreams etsy page, and "favorite/heart" two items...#7) "Heart" the RockerByeBaby etsy page, and "favorite/heart" two items...#8) BIG BONUS: Make a purchase from CHASE DREAMS... any $ amount, just a purchase... come back here and leave FIVE comments with the link to the transaction.... thats 5 extra entries per item you purchase...
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Note to Self Saturday: Just Try It...

So - the other day Lela from Glittersniffer started chatting about a trade... I needed a couple late xmas gifts... and of course - more of her amazing shades... and well - she (like most ;) needed some RockerByeBaby goodness...  so we talked about some little pouches... and an adult blanket... but the kicker? She wanted a purse... well we all know if you want a rad bag you go to Brooke, from Brooke Van Gory... But I thought, what the heck... its been awhile since I have gotten to sew anything other than blankets & bedding... so id give it a shot... At first I was just gunna make her a super simple tote out of the Midnight Snack fabric she loved... but... but... but... that MY favorite fabric too! (well, one of many, lol) So I couldn't send something so plain... I broke into my personal stash of fabrics and pulled out the dots that will be used for my curtains in the office... found some fuchsia ribbon... and started cutting... Now - one of the things that makes RockerByeBaby so special is I do not use patterns. Never once in all my years of sewing... if I wanna make something I figure out how. Somehow, in my brain i can just look at something and know how to sew it... So it one shot... no re-cutting... no tearing out stitches... I made Lela what i think might be the cutest thing I have ever made... and I gotta say... i dont really wanna send it off, haha... but I must... I just hope she loves it just as much as I do!! I left the edges raw by the ties... then knotted (and glued for strength) the fabric to the wide double sided satin ribbon. Then to finish it off I added a Purple snap if she wants to be able to keep it closed...

Lela - I know this was supposed to be a surprise... but its just too cool (and im too proud, lol not to show it off...

Thanks for listening to me gloat, lol Im done now... OH! one more thing... As you see in the photos... I made a new watermark to lay over the photos instead of just the text! And its also my new blog signature too :) YAY! Its amazing what you can do with a little free time.

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Favorites Friday: Black & White

mmmmm yummmm. black & white...
This takes forever to do but its my favorite part about blogging :)

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#1 - The Eli Monster: Huge fan... I have her Nautical Star diaper... but this one TOTALLY needs to be added to the collection... cuz well, theres a skull and i love skulls ;)

#2 - Small Threads: Ya know those crappy generic skull suits you can get @ walmart around halloween time? Yeah... well... this is NOTHING like that... Its a 3 piece set.. and takes her over 10 hours!! "This fabulous costume was pieced together by hand with babies comfort in mind."

#3 - Platipuses:Theres no denying it... Plats is one sexy bi-atch... Shes got style... class... a hot a$$... haha her shop slogan is... "Curvy hoes ♥ killer clothes" I love it... almost as much as I love this fur lined hoodie... Keep Rockin girlie...

#4 - MTCoffinz: Too sexy! Too sexyyy!! Nothing like hot chicks, stripes, and tattered tutu's to start the day... MT is the QUEEN of tutu's and someday im totally gunna have one...

#5 - Kadashii88: OMG... back when I was cool i would have TOTALLY worn this... Im not anymore... hubby is lucky if I get dresses at all, lol But if I ever am cool again, and can spend my days lookin hot and sexy and NOT in pj's covered in oatmeal... i will TOTALLY be buying this cuff ;)

#6 - RockItDesigns: Thanks god im pretty........ need I say more? hahaha Awesome... witty... bitchy... damask... black & white... CHEAP... yeah... perfection

#7 - CreativeBridal: A girl after my heart... why didn't i see this when we got married!?! Serisously... Jack + Black and White Stripes = True love... Check out the matching garter too!

#8 - StellarCheri: Guitars... Skeletons... what more could a girl ask for? Seriously though... i LOVE this shop... you have to check it out... I would wear/use everything in it... the prices are TOTALLY affordable and the work look great... I have my eye on that Misfits bag too ;)

#9 - MEandREEKIE: Last but in NO WAY the least... I am Totally blown away. These shoes are AMAAAAZING!! This shop has been open a year and only 24 sales!! Lets help her out... EVERYONE needs to buy these shoes... Brooke, that means you too... they also come in pink ;)
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Favorites Friday: Black & Red

Look @ me... Two weeks in a row!!

#1: Knittopotamus - Skelanimals... you need both. I bought one of each in black for my boys and they HAVE to have them to go to bed now... (see below )

#2: A custom RockerByeBaby dress... *insert shameless plug here* I love this dress... and I want a girl so I can have one, lol

#3: Custom Purse by Brooke Van Gory Designs I dont have this one exactly... but I am very lucky to be the owner of one of Brooke's rad bags...

#4: Just Like Dad black and red SKull Tie Father/Son set by RokGear... we didnt have these EXACT ties for the wedding... but close. and EVERYONE loved them... they were a HUGE hit.

#5: Skull & stars Longies from Wild Child for Babies... Id tell you to go buy them, but you cant... I just did while searching for new favorites, lol But check out her other stuff here. P.s. I am a HUGE wild Child fan for cloth diapers... I have 3 and they're my favorite.

#6: Christmas is coming... and if I didn't already have a stocked mantle of Nightmare before Christmas stockings... this skull one by PieDoughProductions would be there for SURE!

#7: omg, can i say LOVE!?!? cuz well... yeah... friggen love... i am going to HAVE to get this oven mit by Get Thready... not even a question.

#8: Always been a big fan of the competition... Born2BeeWild... theres no denying it... they rock... and this shirt is to die for...

#9: Easily... the cutest fabric pins in the world by CraftyCrafterson

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