Monday suck-day, take 7!

Monday, September 29, 2008

My Monday was off to a suck-day start bright and early this morning, 5:30 to be exact, when I was rudely awoken by a very involved nightmare. I've been having these more and more lately (I blame my hormones for the intensity), but this one was much worse than any of the prior ones, and required Christopher to come upstairs and take time away from getting ready for work to sooth me back to sleep like a crying baby. Other than that, my throat burning heartburn has seemingly taken a break, and I managed to package up every single note-card-containing envelope for my stationery swap! So while Monday sucks, it could be worse.

That doesn't mean we're not having a giveaway though!! Today's suck-day giveaway is being sponsored by etsy user plumstars. Shes made y'all those fantastic autumn themed greetings. And as if I haven't been constantly reminding you, we all need to do a better job of keeping in touch with our pen pals, friends, and family. So this is perfect, right? This year I plan on sending out everyone Halloween cards, Baby shower invites, Thanksgiving cards, and Christmas cards. Sounds like a lot, I know. Well those will closely be followed up with baby announcements, and thank you's for both Christmas and baby related gifts. These would do me a great deal of help in all of that, haha. So if I were you, I'd jump on this folks! Want to know how to win?

The rules:
-Go visit plumstars etsy shop.
-Find your absolute most favorite item(s), don't be shy, heart them if you must.
-Come back here, and leave us a comment telling us which items were your favorite, and don't forget, at least one reason why Monday suck.
-If you're not a blogger, make sure to leave us your name and email, or some way to contact you in case you win.
-Contest ends Thursday morning, 11-ish.
-Let the suck-day festivities begin!!

So while you're all scrambling to win plumstars loot, I'm going to go seek out some other Monday morning giveaways, nibble on my husbands amazing pumpkin maple bars (He blogs on here every Saturday now. If you haven't read, you should!), sip my chocolate mint tea, and finish putting together my to do list.

I love you suck day'ers.

(If you would like to sponsor a Halloween suck-day giveaway, please email me, or send me a convo at my etsy shop. Thanks!)

21 comments:

irenedesign September 29, 2008 at 9:19 AM  

pick me!
I love this 12-pack (I like to buy multiples so I don't feel like not writing to someone in order to keep the pretty card to myself)
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=15670748

Space Oddities September 29, 2008 at 9:24 AM  

Happy Monday!

The Hawaiian mini notecards are adorable.

You can never have too much stationery/cards/paper!!

Sweetland Retreat September 29, 2008 at 9:25 AM  

I love the mini 12 packs. This one in particular:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=15670748

I love that I can keep my notes short and sweet! :)

Why Monday's suck? One word: WORK!
And because I already got a call from my manager saying that I messed up on something last week and he was upset that he had to resolve the issue. Oh well, that's your job as manager, buddy. Right?

Amber September 29, 2008 at 9:26 AM  

I love the mini note cards with the birds on them. So adorable!

My monday sucks 'cause I have to work and it's probably the last nice day we'll have in Portland until May! Let the rain begin!

*aMbEr
acrudele.etsy.com

BeckyKay September 29, 2008 at 9:47 AM  

I like this set of mini notecards:

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=15670748

My Monday sucks, because tomorrow's the last day of the month, and is always super-busy! Yuck!!

nichole September 29, 2008 at 9:58 AM  

I love this one:

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=15670748

Mondays suck because I have to live with the guilt of Sudnay's bakery brunch!

BTW, I remember those pregnancy hormones well, and had my share of nightmares. Ugh!

Nicole's Ramblings September 29, 2008 at 10:27 AM  

I like these the best

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=15314384

Yep this Monday sucks because once again it's another Monday that I dont have a job! *sigh*

Im sorry you had a nightmare, I remember having those when I was pregnant!

Nicole

KPP September 29, 2008 at 10:40 AM  

I like the Love Music Wedding Gift Tag - Larger Tag - OOAK

Mondays suck because I have to get up early...again...

Maggie September 29, 2008 at 11:13 AM  

I like the turtle and trees note cards
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=14631540

Today sucks because I am still feeling crappy from yesterday's downer of a festival.

Jenny September 29, 2008 at 1:11 PM  

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=15709494

I LOVE that! Such great colors!

miesmama September 29, 2008 at 1:39 PM  

Hi, I love all of Plumstars things, but especially cute is the magic fairy chocolate journal -
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=15710655
love it!
Fingers crossed, would love to win!

HeArt Collective September 29, 2008 at 1:47 PM  

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=15710655

we have fairy AND chocolate love around this household so of course plumstar's very first listing is my FAVE although its closely followed by these colorfilled journals http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=15708318

and let me tell you why monday's suck... ugh... i had a big stupid fight with my amazing and dear husband this morning... sucks!

what am i doing about it? giving stuff away on my blog, too!

xoxo
jul

Rose Works Jewelry September 29, 2008 at 1:56 PM  
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Rose Works Jewelry September 29, 2008 at 1:57 PM  

Ok, deleted last comment because it didn't make sense...

I LoVE her Magic Chocolate Journal and I want it sooo bad!

And Monday sucks because I too woke up with a nightmare AND an asthma attack. Yucky

The World's Dresser,  September 29, 2008 at 2:03 PM  

I'm sorry your Monday started out the way it did. **Sending good vibes your way**

kim* September 29, 2008 at 2:33 PM  

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=15710006 dots mini journal is cute for achild to doodle in.

mondays suck because people are more grouchy than other days...

Kelli October 1, 2008 at 6:17 AM  

8 Mini Notecards - Flowery Red, Purple, Pink - are my favorites. All Mondays suck but this past Monday sucked even more because I had this huge project due that I worked ALL weekend on and then topped that suckiness off with a 14-hour day on Monday. So there!

Great shop and great giveaway!

HolisticallyHeather October 1, 2008 at 9:33 AM  

i like the black cat a lot!
Mondays suck clearly because its the day when you realize you have to start your week again, and work your ass off for nothing

Brandon October 1, 2008 at 11:01 AM  

I like this:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=15710655


Great colors

Christopher And Tia October 2, 2008 at 10:39 AM  

Thanks everyone for participating! The contest is now closed. Make sure and come back next week for another suck-day giveaway!!

xx Tia

Paper Lady Invites October 2, 2008 at 3:45 PM  

I love the Magic Fairy Chocolate Journal (and the little matchbook journals too).

I go through so many journals, its insane! That little fairy journal would fit perfectly in my wallet! Wonderful idea!

You know, Mondays suck for me because that's when all the weekend fun ends (well sometimes!).

Love you blog,
-Chelsey

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