5-Year Anniversary Giveaway!

Pheasant Feathers - An Oregon Cottage

Happy Anniversary to me – and to you, sweet AOC readers! If you read blogs (or are a blogger) you’ve probably heard bloggers who are celebrating a blog birthday go on and on about how never in a million years would they have thought they’d reach ______ (insert milestone here). Or that they could not […]


Lilla Rose Flexiclip Giveaway

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Hello, sweet friends! I’m popping in today to tell you about how you can win a fun hair clip from Elizabeth Williams of Lilla Rose. She’s been a sponsor here at AOC for awhile after sending one of their signature clips – the flexiclip – for my daughter and I to try last fall. You […]


The Gardening Notebook Review & Giveaway

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*This giveaway is closed. Congratulations to the winner, Fawn!* It’s mid-February, cold, rainy, and snowy in many places – the perfect time to start thinking about our gardens! And that’s not completely sarcastic, because in the plans and dreams we make now, everything is perfect in our gardens – the sun shines, there are no […]


Simple Organizing Tips Using Martha Stewart Home Office™ with Avery™{and a Giveaway!}

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This is a sponsored review from BlogHer and Martha Stewart Home Office™ with Avery™ Oh my goodness guys, am I excited to share this post and awesome giveaway with you! I’m honored to be among a group of bloggers chosen to receive some products from the Martha Stewart Home Office™ with Avery™ product line AND […]


Favorites of 2012 Tuesday Garden Party & Giveaway!

Pinetree GC

It’s that time of year again: our season-ending “Favorites of 2012″ Tuesday Garden Party where we choose our favorite post from the last season to link up and share! If everyone who’s participated this last season links up a post they love – something we can learn from, be inspired about, or just ooh and […]


Lilla Rose Flexi Clip Review and Giveaway

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I’ve seen a number of Lilla Rose Flexi Clips highlighted on other blogs, and I’d been curious as to what made them special and what the benefit of being flexible was. So I was happy when Elizabeth from Lilla Rose decided to become a sponsor of AOC and then sent me a Flexi Clip to […]


Canning with Bon Ami & Giveaway

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I love our pickled green beans – they are super easy to can and make the best appetizer when rolled in meat that has been smeared with garlicky cream cheese. I make a couple of batches each year. But what’s not so nice is the mess the pickling juice can make on my counters, pots […]


My Dish Mat Discovery, Video And Giveaway!

Click here to see video full size on YouTube. Are you intrigued after watching the video? I really do like my Dish Drying Mat, and I actually didn’t know anything about them until just a few weeks ago. I have a dishwasher and I love a clean sink and kitchen counters, so I put everything […]


Cottages & Bungalows Giveaway Winners

The winners of the April issue of Cottages & Bungalows (featuring you-know-who!) magazine and a year-long subscription are: Renee G. (comment #50) Crystaltellerday (comment #32) Katrina Henry (comment #7) Carolpie (comment #51) I have the emails for all but Katrina (please contact me within 24 hours with your email and address for magazine delivery, Katrina- […]


Cottages & Bungalows Giveaway!

*This giveaway has ended* In honor of An Oregon Cottage’s paper floor treatment being featured in the current issue of Cottages & Bungalows, we are giving away four April issues that we’ll send to you right away, plus a year’s subscription that will start 8-10 weeks after I submit the winner’s information to the magazine. […]


Target Giveaway Winner

The randomly chosen winner of the $50 Target gift card is….comment #6: Dan at Retro Oregon! Congratulations, Dan (and fellow Oregonian!) on your win (I will be emailing you as well). Thanks for the great response to the Target gift card giveaway! I so appreciated reading your comments and seeing what your favorite posts are. […]


Anniversary Gveaway #4: My Favorite Place To Shop

*This giveaway has ended*I’ve sure had a lot of fun this week reading all your comments and getting to give some things away- thanks for your enthusiastic response! It’s made my whole week so much fun, checking each day for comments and mailing out prizes. And just so you know, YOU’RE all the best in […]


Giveaway #3 Winner

The winner of the Simply Bags personalized tote bag is: Comment #4 by Mama Hen (an email has been sent). Congratulations, and thanks everyone for entering! -Jami           


Tuesday Garden Party- Anniversary Giveaway #2

*This giveaway (#2) has ended.*The winner of the giveaway for the flax pillow and clothespin hanger is: Comment #4- Kelly! (Kelly- I need your information and don’t have your email, so please contact me within the next 48 hours. Thanks!) It’s the second giveaway for our week-long second anniversary celebration, and since it falls on […]


Anniversary Giveaway #1

*Giveaway has ended* Wha-hoo- here we go, guys! I’m so excited for my first giveaways this week to thank you for your support of this blog, for all your kind comments, and for inspiring me. Seriously…I had trouble sleeping last night for thinking about it. But then again, it’s not that unusual for me to […]


Blog Anniversary!

Two years ago this month I started blogging. I wanted to have a place to post recipes people would routinely ask me for and share our DIY projects. I also had a goal to save money and thought this might be a good way to track that. I didn’t know about the wonderful people who’d […]