Thursday, February 5, 2009

Between Me and You, Honey~Day #6 Review & Giveaway!

Just in time for Valentine's Day, this beautiful relationship keepsake journal could be yours!

When I received the Between Me and You HONEY relationship keepsake journal by Sand Dune Publishing in the mail, I thought surely I would give it to my husband, and have him fill it out for me. The longer I had the book, (and the more I flipped through the pages), the more I contemplated filling it out for him. Brian and I have been through so much together! We've been together 10 years, and married for just over 5. Many couples married for decades haven't gone through the trials of our friendship, courtship and marriage. Answering the questions and reflecting on the years before "us", really helped me to open up to my husband- on paper- for the first time since our premarital counseling. I really feel that it helped me reconnect and remember how and why we fell in love.

The book itself is not the actual gift. Sure, it's physically the gift that will be unwrapped, but the true gift is the words written inside for your special loved one. It's a gift of truth; a gift of hopes and dreams, and the gift of love, all over again. Sand Dune Publishing took it one step further and created an entire line of "Between Me and You" relationship keepsake journals to offer to Grandparents, to girlfriends, to lovers and even siblings. These journals are broken up into six different chapters concerning different phases of your personal relationship with the recipient. All of the questions you never knew how to ask, or even when to ask them- they ask them for you. It's presented in a comfortable, conversational tone so it's simple and easy for your loved one to fill out. The spiral binding allows for even more flexibility, if there's a question or a page that is irrelevant, you can simply tear it out. You can even add your own questions on the blank pages in the back!

I cannot even describe to you how much I wish that this particular line existed when my mother-in-law fell ill with cancer. There are so many things that I wish my children would have known about her, from her- she really was an incredible woman. A relationship keepsake journal such as this, would have been a fabulous way to have her true heartfelt thoughts and memories live forever.

Want it?
Run over to BETWEEN ME AND YOU JOURNALS and pick out the relationship keepsake journals for the friends and family you want to share your love with this Valentine's Day. Be sure to mention that read about them at 4BabyAndMom!

Win it!
Our friends at Sand Dune Publishing have offered a Between Me and You HONEY relationship keepsake journal to one lucky winner in celebration of Valentine's Day and our February Fiesta!

Here's how:
  • Head over to BETWEEN ME AND YOU JOURNALS and share with us your favorite keepsake journal and one question you would ask or share with the recipient on the blank pages in the back.
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  • You get an extra entry in ALL of our giveaways if you follow the directions in this post!!
Special thanks to Winston, President/Founder of Sand Dune Publishing for sponsoring Day #6 of our Fabulous February Fiesta!
Fine Print: Please include your email or contact information in your comments. YOU MUST post separate comments for each one of the tasks above that you complete. This drawing ends Monday 2/9/09 at 11:59pm EST. Any comments posted after that time will be deleted. If you post one reply saying you did all six, you will only receive 1 entry. One lucky winner will be selected using Winner will be announced on Tuesday, 2/10. Any questions, please click on the Contact Us button on our sidebar. Thank you for participating!


Women Who Win February 06, 2009  

I'm first! Woohoo! I love the Daughter journal because I hope to have a baby girl soon and it's purple! Perfect! I'd use the blank pages to write down all the prayers I prayed for her before she was born and as she grew up!! <3 Thanks for the giveaway! --Michelle, blogattoday,,a,t,(gmail)]d]o]t]c]o]m

Women Who Win February 06, 2009  

I blogged about this giveaway on my blog: Thanks!
--Michelle, blogattoday,,a,t,(gmail)]d]o]t]c]o]m

Women Who Win February 06, 2009  

I have your button on my sidebar! See here: Thank you so much!
--Michelle, blogattoday,,a,t,(gmail)]d]o]t]c]o]m

Women Who Win February 06, 2009  

I tweeted about the giveaway! Thank you!
--Michelle, blogattoday,,a,t,(gmail)]d]o]t]c]o]m

northerngirl February 06, 2009  

I'd say the daughter and son books but I have three children so that's alot to take on lol! I truly love the Honey one for spouses. I think I'd ask my hubby what's the one thing you would change about me if you could? I don't know maybe that's asking for trouble ;) lol

northerngirl February 06, 2009  

I follow and subscribe to your blog!

Sweetpeas February 06, 2009  

I'd choose the grandma book for my 91 yr old (and still very active) grandmother. I have no idea what extra question I'd ask her though, I'm not good at such things, that's why I need the book LOL.

Danielle February 07, 2009  

I would love to get the Honey one for my husband to fill out. I would probably ask the question of when he first knew I was 'the one'

shopannies February 07, 2009  

I would love to check out the daughter journal and would place this question
do you know how much i love you

shopannies February 07, 2009  

I twittered the contest

shopannies February 07, 2009  


capperson February 08, 2009  

I would love the girl one, for me and my best friend and the first question I would ask would be why do you stick around?

•´.¸¸.•¨¯`♥.Erin.♥´¯¨•.¸¸.´• February 08, 2009  

I eventually want to get most of these journals. But to play along, my favorite is the Mom journal I'm actually filling one out for my baby girl to give her when she's a bit older :)

•´.¸¸.•¨¯`♥.Erin.♥´¯¨•.¸¸.´• February 08, 2009  

Your button is in the 2nd marquee and your Fiesta banner is on my sidebar as well.

•´.¸¸.•¨¯`♥.Erin.♥´¯¨•.¸¸.´• February 08, 2009  

I follow :)

•´.¸¸.•¨¯`♥.Erin.♥´¯¨•.¸¸.´• February 08, 2009  

Followed the directions too ;)


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