Wow. Just checked the ol' Giveaway, and a whopping ONE PERSON has responded (bless you, Allison...you have saved my fragile ego from complete obliteration).
I did one of those "respond to enter" contests for Pioneer Woman, and guess what? By the time I entered, she had like 19000 entries (one per person...can you imagine?). She even had a timed deadline which was hours away from when I entered my one little comment about my favorite dessert. Of course, she was giving away a couple Kitchen Aid blenders, so that's something I guess. There are some days I'm ready to give mine away, but since it's almost at Death's Door, it wouldn't be much of a prize.
But Really. Ohhhhhh, Gentle Reader. Are you that fearful of some homemade goodness from yours truly (and let's be honest, we all know that I'll probably be cooking something, so that takes some of the "what will she make for me?" out of the question, as I have no skills with sewing, knitting, crocheting, decoupage, reupholstering, canning, and a myriad of other things I am no good at)? Are you worried that you won't receive it within A YEARS TIME??? I promise you, I'll make good on it. I have a YEAR to do it, though sooner is better than later for everyone. That's a time frame that I feel pretty good about.
Or, perhaps, you don't want to be responsible for homemade goodies for five people who respond to your blog (or, sadly, may NOT respond).
Not even my own sister????
(is anyone feeling the guilt yet? Cause all I wanted to do was spread the love).
I'll just try to reframe this in my mind of conversations...I'll imagine you all saying, "Geez!!! I was totally away from my computer ALL DAY! And while you may have seen me on Facebook.com, that wasn't really me. It was someone else. Really."
Yes, I am starting to feel better all ready.
The things I do to get through the day.
ps. Just to save myself the utter embarrassment of this thing I've now committed to and whined about, I'm "closing" the contest tomorrow at noon, Central Time.