Day 50: ETSY Store Grand Opening

February 11, 2011 at 9:29 PM | Posted in Crochet | 44 Comments
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I’m sure by now all of you are well aware of my crocheting hobby.  A formerly hidden talent of mine.  Hidden for the simple fact that once it becomes known everyone wants me to make them something.  As much as I would LOVE to do that, I don’t always have the time.  Now that I have a significant amount of time on my hands in comparison to what I used to, I’m making LOTS of stuff.  I now have enough in stock to start an ETSY store as many of you have requested.

Here is the link to the new store I have been promising for a few weeks now.  Check it out when you have a moment! Link:

To insert a little fun, I decided to kick off the grand opening with a contest!

The contest:  Guess my baby’s birth weight!

The prize:  A hat custom made by yours truly. You specify the size color and style and I will make a hat for you–adult, child or infant sized.

It is simple.  In the comments section of this post, enter your guess for little man’s birth weight.  You can only enter one guess per person.  If there are any duplicate guesses (example, two people guess 11 lbs 9 ounces (goodness I hope not)) and that weight wins, the first person to have commented with the correct birth weight is the winner.  Be sure to check “Notify me of follow-up comments via email.” as that is how I will notify the winner.

Helpful information:  I have blogged about baby boy’s weight as estimated via ultrasound.  Use that to your advantage.  I am due April 19th but the doctors will not let me go to term.  I don’t have an induction/c-section date yet but am told that they won’t let me go beyond 34-36 weeks.  Of course, baby boy could change his mind and send me into active labor again at any time.  I was your average 7 lb ish baby and my husband was a chunker, weighing in at well over 9 lbs.

Deadline:  All submissions must be in by February 25th at midnight or 24 hours before baby Romaezi is born, whichever comes first.

Happy guessing!

Don’t forget to check out the new store!

Oh! …baby and I are doing well today too!



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  1. Im gonna say 5 pounds 2.3 ounces!

    • Hi Jennifer! Congrats! Not only were you the FIRST guess but the closest guess. You WIN! Kamran was born at 5 lbs 3 oz.

      Sorry it has taken me so long to get to this response. I wanted to make sure I could make the hat for you once I sent the announcement. Now, what hat would you like? Adult, child, ears, flowers, bows, frog eyes? Let me know what you would like and I’ll let you know if it is in my repertoire.

      I look forward to hearing from you!!

  2. Were due on the same day 🙂 I’m gonna guess his weight will be 6lbs 2oz.

  3. My guess is 6 pounds 7 ounces!!!

  4. 6lbs 4oz

  5. 4 pounds, 5 ounces 🙂

  6. I’m going to guess 5lbs 10ozs!

  7. 5 pounds 8 ounces

  8. I say…..5lbs 11oz

  9. Forgot to check Notify me of follow-up comments via email.

  10. 6 lbs 5 oz

  11. My guess is 6 lbs 14 oz

  12. 6# 2.4 oz

  13. 5 pounds 5 oz

  14. 5 lbs 6 oz

  15. 7lb. 4oz.

  16. 6lb 1oz

  17. 5lb 7oz See you tomorrow : )

  18. 6 lb 3 oz. .. from a fellow April mommy… 😉

  19. 5lbs 14oz. Same as Isaac.
    Sorry to miss you today. I’ll be thinking of you!

  20. 5 lbs 4 ounces!

  21. I say 6lb 8oz!! Good luck with everything, & the new Etsy store!

  22. 5 lbs, 9 oz!

  23. 4 lbs 11.3 oz. love ya!

  24. 5 lbs, 12 oz, although I hope he makes it long enough to hit 7 lbs!!!

  25. 5lbs 3.5ounces and perfectly healthy to go home with mama!

  26. 5 pounds 4 oz!

  27. 5lb 15oz

    Sending you lots of luck!

  28. 6lbs even!

    • 6 pounds 6 ounces! Prayers for you and baby! 🙂

  29. […] it and show it to you!  I should have it finished tomorrow.  Don’t forget to enter the contest for a custom made hat.  The deadline of February 25th is rapidly […]

  30. Im going to say 5 lbs 6.9oz

    cant wait to hear more good news!

  31. I say 4 lbs 6 oz!!!

  32. I say 7 lbs 1 oz

  33. […] to the Etsy store if you want to see all of the photos. Don’t forget, you have 2 days left to enter your guess to win a free custom made hat! Dinosaur Cocoon and Hat […]

  34. I say 5 lb 4 oz. And I’m due the 19th too!

  35. I’m going to say 7 pounds on the dot 🙂

  36. Im guessing 5 lbs 13 oz!!

  37. 5 lbs 1 oz

  38. 4lbs 14 oz. Good luck miss lady!! Cant wait to see pictures!!!

  39. […] Before I start, don’t forget that today is THE LAST DAY to enter your vote to win a free custom made hat! […]

  40. 6 pounds 4 ounces!! 🙂

    • oh man, someone already guess mine.

  41. You’re hanging right in there, along with your little man!!
    I enjoy reading about your experiences. Thank you for sharing them!
    I’m an April Momma and love your hats! You have some serious skill!! I’m having a girl on April 21st.
    I’d like to enter your contest.
    My guess is that your little guy will be 5 lbs 8 ounces when born.

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