2016 Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

Hi Everyone!  Welcome to the YNS blog!   Today, I’m super excited to be sponsoring the 2016 Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!

Would you like to win new crafting supplies from Your Next Stamp?

YNS is offering a $25 Gift Certificate to 1 lucky hop participant plus I am giving away Blog Candy – items from the January release that are not even in the store yet!!! Scroll down for more details about my giveaway!

You can find all the details about this super fun hop on the awesome  Coffee Lovers blog. Everyone is welcome to play along!

Sue created a wonderful card to share with you today featuring the cutie Ellie!


YNS Supplies: Ellie Loves Lattes | Winter Plaids Paper | Black Olive InkStitched Rectangle Dies | Pine Green Gumdrops


I did mention BLOG CANDY at the beginning of my post sooooooo how you like to WIN  a stamp set and paper pack from our upcoming January new release?!   Yep, I am about to spill the beans and give you a sneak peek at new products arriving in the YNS store on January 7th at 10 pm EST.

All you have to do is leave a comment letting me know what your favorite winter activity is and I’ll randomly pick one lucky winner.  

Do you love to spend those cold winter months crafting inside?   Do you curl up with a book?   Or are you outside playing in the snow?  

You have until Friday, December 16th at midnight PST to leave a comment for your chance to WIN! The winner will be posted on December 18th.

Thank you Amy and friends for putting together this awesome coffee inspired hop! Be sure to check out all the details HERE and play along for your chance to WIN AMAZING prizes!!!

Thanks for stopping by! Wishing you a fun and creative day!




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    Danni says:

    My favorite activity is hibernating! LOL! Actually I do love winter and love building snowmen with my kids! Such a cute card!!

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    Amanda Butler says:

    My favorite winter activity is baking cookies with my mom and sister! I think we do more laughing and talking than baking but it’s so fun! The house smells so good for days not to mention all the yummy treats you get to eat!

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    Tricia T says:

    Hmmm, favorite winter activity… drinking hot choclate by the Christmas tree. 😊 I would rather stay inside when it is cold!!

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    LOVE this cutey stamp! and what a great card with it! 🙂

    fave winter activity? drinking yummy flavored coffee while watching it snow, of course! 🙂

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    Stacy Jones says:

    My favorite winter activity is crafting cards. Actually, it is my year around most favorite thing to do.

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    Alicia M says:

    I really love sledding. While most of the parents are standing at the top of the hill I”m right in there with the kids going down the hill.

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    Amy Struthers says:

    I love sitting by the fireplace and reading – bundled up in my fav blanket. An occasional hot chocolate or ice-cream is a treat I indulge in at times. Thanks for the chance at this blog candy!

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    Becca Yahrling says:

    Thanks for being a super sponsor in the Winter CLBH! You are one of
    my most favorite companies!!!
    We don’t get much winter at all down here in So. Florida. So my favorite winter activity is baking Christmas cookies! Yummy.

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    Cynthia O. says:

    My favorite Winter Activity – In Alaska, cross country skiing!! 🙂

    Adorable card from Sue. Love this Ellie set. I {Love} the new coffee set! Yummy!
    Thanks for sponsoring the Winter Coffee Lover’s Hop!

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    2amscrapper says:

    staying inside off the ice, drinking coffee and crafting in my warm, cozy craftroom—my version of a winter activity is wintering in Florida!!!!! thanks for sponsoring the hop and for this great blog candy–love the new release! Helene

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    That is one adorable and cute card with the girl holding up. Beautifully colored, too. Thank you for being super sponsor!

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    MariLynn says:

    Thanks for being a super sponsor. Love the burlap and plaid combined to give a warm rustic look to your card. My favorite winter activity is going caroling with my kids. I bring my ukulele or guitar along and we have fun cheering up people at the nursing homes in our area.

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    Debbie Siddle says:

    My brother’s birthday party the day after Xmas day at his house. Lots of chatter and laughter and all homemade cooking and baking. Brilliant day which we all look forward to. Everyone gets along so well in our family.

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    Ellen Smith says:

    I LOVE to sit inside with my hot cup of coffee and just watch it snow outside!

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    ~amy~ says:

    Such a cutie pie card by Sue!

    Oooohhhh…love the sneak peek of the January release and I can’t wait!
    Thanks for being a Super Sponsor!!!

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    Kristy Hansen says:

    I love to read a good book under a quilt. OR you might find me creating cards in my craft room. Love the paper pad for this release.

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    Carla Hundley says:

    What a cute card,
    love the stamping.
    I like cross country
    Carla from Utah

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    Shelly says:

    Aww…so cute! My favorite winter activity is taking a walk on the beach. Though, I do love going to all the festivals around town, too!

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    Donna Rudy says:

    I love watching my young dog enjoying the first measurable snowfall! He loves to bury his head in the snow and run around like a crazy puppy!
    I’m seeing some gorgeous paper I will need to be adding to my wish list!

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    Fiki says:

    so sweet card!
    thank you for being sponsor in Winter coffee lovers blog hop!

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    Sandra h says:

    My favourite winter activity is to knit or make cards!

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    2amscrapper says:

    She is adorable as is the clever sentiment on your card! Thanks for sponsoring the Hop and for the additional blog candy here!! Helene

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    Favorite winter activity is making cards and drinking coffee or hot chocolate. Thanks for being a super sponsor too.

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    Hetty says:

    What a lovely card and super blog candy.
    Thanks for being a wonderful sponsor.

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    Ann says:

    Such a cute Ellie card by Sue. And adorable giveaway. Thanks for being a Super Sponsor. My favorite winter activity is going sledding with my son.

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    Linda Tupper says:

    My favourite winter activity is getting a good coffee and card making. I love to look at the snow from the inside. Love the new coffee stamp set and the adorable paper. Beautiful card Sue. Just love your background. Just love burlap and wooden elements on a card.

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    Rosy Newlun says:

    My favorite activity any time of year is cardmaking and coloring! Love the image and card – I just stamped the exact one lol!!!!

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    Helen says:

    Love coffee, love the coffee card, and love to make cards all winter long, especially when it’s snowing outdoors.

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    Jeanie R says:

    I look forward to submitting a card to the coffee lovers blog hop for the first time! My favourite winter activity is… staying inside and crafting!

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    My fav winter activity is sipping mulled cider and watching the snow fall while sitting in a comfy chair, snuggled in a blanket, beside a warm fire.

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    Steffi H. says:

    Coffee is great, even when it’s cold outside. I just baked a cheesecake for the weekend, perfect company for coffee. 🙂
    Because I don’t like the outside in winter, I love to stay inside and bake all kind of cookies and cakes.

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    My favorite winter activity is drinking hot chcolate by the fireplace.

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    Carla vdM says:

    Your card with the cute girl is just lovely.
    When there is snow (there is hardly any these past winters) I like to watch the snowflakes fall down with a nice cuppa tea and make photo’s of the garden.
    The new stampset is loads of fun
    Thank you fro being a sponsor again.

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    Milana says:

    My faves are drinking hot chocolate and presenting my lovely friends nice gifts! 🙂

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    Dee Earnshaw says:

    This is one cute card. Thanks for the inspiration. My fav activity during the winter months is curling up with a book in front of a roaring fire:)

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    Mary-Anne V. says:

    I love all the textures on this card…such a cute image.My fav. winter activity is sitting by a warm fire with a hot cup of cider! Ha …well if its outside its skating!

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    i like playing in th snow with my grandkids

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    Reading a fabulous library book all wrapped up in a fuzzy blanket would sum up my favorite way to spend a cold evening!

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    Teri W. says:

    My favorite winter activity is curled up in front of a fire with a cup of coffee, my dog and cat at my side and a good book. Thanks for being a Super Sponsor for the Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.

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    Saxonr says:

    My fav thing is finally being able to wear my warm comfy jammies!!!

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    Ceal says:

    Thanks for a chance to win. My favorite winter activity is cozying up at the fireplace with the hubs!

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    Kelly Santi says:

    Oh my goodness, that’s my life’s motto – LOL! I love your card ‘a latte!” what a sweetly colored little girl with her pink cheeks and cheerful smile – and the background paper and detail – swoon! Wonderful stop on the hop and thank you for your sponsorship! Happy Holidays! 🙂

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    Helen F. says:

    What a sweet image! Love the coloring 🙂

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    Oh what a lovely card!!! I dont have winters here, but if I do, I would like to build a snowman! 😀

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    Kim Heggins says:

    What a sweet card….love those stamps.

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    Echo Noble says:

    Super sweet card. My favorite winter activity is skiing. Thank you for being a Super Sponsor.

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    Daphne says:

    Making my mom’s shortbread at Christmas time is one of my favorite winter activities…it’s the only time I make it. Thanks!

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    Danielle Vincent says:

    Oh how I love that adorable card! It has such a warm and wonderful feel for a winter card! My favorite activity outside is sledding (but only if it’s not too cold lol!) and my favorite inside winter activity is doing puzzles with my daughter and cardmaking. Thanks so very much for an amazing prize opportunity and that sneak peek of the NEW set and papers.

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    Arianna Barbara says:

    Such a sweet card!!!
    Thanks for being a Super Sponsor!

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    Yvonne C. says:

    Super cute card, love the burlap.

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    Mary Samuelson says:

    As the daughter of a German Style Bakery owner I would have to say my favorite winter activity is baking and all the smells that fill my home. Nothing beats baking gingerbread and freshly brewed french roast for filling the home with warm and cozy smells. Thank you for being such an awesome sponsor on the WCLBH

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    Thanks for some awesome coffee inspiration! I love to toboggan, and my husband loves to ski! But we live in a land without snow now, so we don’t do much of that anymore! I guess now we love to look at amazing Christmas light displays!
    Happy Holidays!

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    Ionabunny says:

    Thanks for sponsoring the coffee lovers blog hop. Love that new set. My favourite winter activity is sitting in front of a roaring fire, drinking hot chocolate with cream and marshmallows, watching the snow gently falling outside the window. Bliss. Hugz

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    Marilyn says:

    I am not a fan of real cold weather and it doesn’t snow here where I live , but when it is cold enough out side I love to light my fireplace and sit by it.

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    fawn says:

    Thanks for sponsoring this blog hop.. What a cute set. My favorite winter activity is making cookies with my two sweet girls (16,13) and sitting by the fireplace and enjoying the warmth!!

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    OH my garshness!!! Love the card.. so adorable and that new stamp and paper!!!! You’re killin me! Just got my last order and I can’t wait to use some of it this week! Thanks so much for being a sponsor!

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    lisa808 says:

    Thanks for the sneak peak and prize chance. As I live in Florida, my favorite winter activity is enjoying the warm weather and walking at night to look at the Christmas lights.

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    Mary Holshouser says:

    My favorite winter activity is to sit in my recliner, reading a good book, drinking a Pepsi, with the fire blazing away in the fireplace, and watching the snow fall outside.
    I’m too old to be out and about when the weather is snowy so I stay inside and watch
    everybody else. Miss being out but it’s best to be safe.

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    Katrina says:

    Such a cute stamp set! Fav Winter activity……working in my art journal or cleaning horse stalls…..hahaha…..definitely art journaling! Thanks for sharing your inspiration and sponsoring!

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    Angela W says:

    I have a severe back injury that keeps me inside except for doctor’s appointments. However, I have always loved to sit in the nice warm house and watch the snow fall, preferably with a fancy coffee drink or hot cocoa. It’s now my favorite winter activity!

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    Denise Bryant says:

    Darling card! Fabulous coloring and details! And I love that cute stamp set!
    A walk in the fresh snow is my favorite winter activity!

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    Kleri F says:

    Beautiful card!Super cute!
    My favorite winter activity…I like having a hot coffee or cholocate, wrapped up in my blanket while sitting on the sofa reading a good book and watching the snow fall 🙂

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    Mel C says:

    My favorite winter activity is card crafting, making Christmas cards for everyone! Love this adorable card & image!

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    I love the WCLBH because it helps me focus on all the new products the sponsors are offering for my wish list for Santa. Thanks for sponsoring and I will keep you on my bookmark list. TFS!

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    Oh how I love these hops! I love coffee and drinking an extra mug of my full of milk simple nescafe is the best thing in winter 😀 But I love to build snowmen too with my kiddos, if we have snow (it was only 2 days in the last 2 years). Hugs from Budapest, Zsofi

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    Oh how adorable! I love this cute set! The cup being carried away by balloons is just over the top cute! Love it. The coloring on your little lady is perfect too! Thanks for being a super sponsor! 🙂

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    Karen Day says:

    Such a sweet card by Sue – and a great new stamp set! My favourite winter activity is going for walks in the snow :o)

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    Megan W says:

    Thank you so much for being a super sponsor of this amazing hop. Your card is awesome, and totally true. Coffee is the most important meal of the day! My favorite winter activity is definitely all the extra family time we seem to get. Lots of gatherings with family and friends we don’t always get to see through the year. It warms my heart!

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    Such a cute and sweet card! Love the coloring!

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    Sue LD says:

    So cute. I like the layers and coloring.
    I like to walk our property with snow shoes and then come in to a warm fire.

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    Nikki C says:

    Cute card she is so sweet looking. Love going for walks when it’s not windy 🙂 thanks for the chance

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    karenladd says:

    Oh my goodness, that card is so sweet and cozy! Love her sweater and boots! My favorite winter activity is walking around the neighborhood looking at all the Christmas lights and trees through the windows!

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    Cebelica says:

    Adorable card. 🙂 My favourite activity is snow ball fighting. He he. So fun. 😛

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    super stick chick says:

    Love the sneak peek. The coffee cup float up with the balloons is so fun! My favorite winter activity is sledding.

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    Sheryl L says:

    Card making is my favorite winter activity mixed in with a bit of video gaming. Can’t wait to see the new release.

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    Bunny says:

    My favorite is to walk around in shorts because most of the time in Florida we can. We like to send pictures to family and friends north of the Mason/Dixon line. Okay, we do get cold here in North Florida. I like making soup and putting it in the freezer. All different kinds.

    Great sneak peek. And, cute too.

    Thank you for being a sponsor.

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    Pam L says:

    Adorable card, love the sentiment, suits me perfectly 🙂
    Love the new papers and stamp set coming up!! Thanks for sharing!
    When I was younger I didn’t mind sledding or skiing, but now my favorite thing to do in Winter is stay cozy and toasty inside! lol

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    Mona says:

    Your card is lovely. And I love the new stam se. Thanks for sharing this card with us and for your sponsors.

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    Indy says:

    Love the sneak peek! Can’t wait to play with my YNS coffee stamps for this hop!

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    This little girl with the mug is so cute! She’s ready for the party! Thanks for being an awesome prize sponsor too!
    Holiday Hugs!

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    Mayra says:

    So sweet and cute !!

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    Jane Z. says:

    My favourite winter activity would be card making with my daughter and spending some time relaxing with family. A little hibernation time in the winter is always much enjoyed! Thanks for sharing this adorable card, Sue! Ellie is sooo cute! 🙂

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    shartl says:

    This cute card makes me want to go give my two little girls a hug! My favorite winter activity is baking, making popcorn, and sitting in front of the fire with my family!

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    Andrea Shell says:

    Love this card! The new stamp set is fabulous!

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    D.Ann C says:

    She’s such a sweetie and I love the warmth and texture of the burlap and wood!
    What a fab new coffee set! I LOVE the mug with heart balloons!! Seeing Koffee Kisses makes me think there should be a fun sentiment about coffee breath out there! hint hint 🙂
    Winter in Florida is the time we can be outside without melting! I love to catch the beach at sunrise and go to the botanical gardens and Butterfly World to take pictures.
    Thanks for being a Super Sponsor of the Coffee Lovers Hop!

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    Lynda says:

    She is so cute!!! Love sledding, but we’ve moved where there is no snow…so I guess now it will have to be reading by the fireplace…and hiking. Thank you for the chance to win and wonderful colors in your new paper line…congrats! Thank you for being a sponsor!!

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    Tracie Pond says:

    Super sweet. Thank you for sponsoring the hop!

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    Tammy B says:

    My favourite winter activity is card making. I’m hoping to get some scrapbooking done this winter as well. Thanks for the chance to win this awesome prize!

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    Lindarub says:

    I like to stay inside but don’t mind shoveling snow.

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    Such a fun stampset 🙂 Love it!! My favorite winter activity is sledge riding, we don’t get much snow here in the west of Norway, but when we do, that’s my favorite winter activity 🙂 Thanks for a chance to win 🙂 hugs and smiles, Linda

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    Tracey H says:

    Favourite winter thing to do besides crafting is to drive around the town at night and see all the decorations lite up

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    Katie Brooks says:

    this is just fabulous!

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    Gail Scott says:

    Thank you for sponsoring the challenge

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    Gail Scott says:

    Thank you for sponsoring the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

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    Milka Gubo says:

    :o) What a lovely card!! :o) Thank you for the opportunity to win that super cool candy. :o) My favorite winter activity… Baking cookies and taking photos of frozen nature. :o)

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    I love taking brisk walks in the snow!

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    Ericka Strange says:

    Adorable card and great coloring. So cute.

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    Mom and wife says:

    Love your card perfect colouring. Thanks for being returning super sponsor. What an amazing gift .

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    KT Fit Kitty says:

    Your card is so cute! And OMG, a sneak peek and it looks amazing! Your coffee- and cocoa-themed stamps are some of my favorites! And speaking of favorites, thank you for sponsoring my favorite blog hop!

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    Seleise says:

    Love the card – the burlap is a great touch. Thanks for the sneak peek – so awesome! my favorite winter activity is lighting a fire in the wood burning stove and reading with my kitty by my side while enjoying a warm beverage. Thanks for sponsoring the hop!

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    Thanks for a chance to win. Not a coffee drinker but the smell is nice! Love my hot green tea! My favorite activity is making cards, and that’s spring summer fall and winter!
    Keeps me out of trouble, well sometimes.

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