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Exciting Giveaway – 12 Days of Christmas and 12 Days of Freebies!

Happy December, folks! Lots of exciting things are going on over here at the Grey Tabby! This last weekend, we set up a booth at the 18th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Downtown Anaheim and I gotta say, I had a BLAST! I got to meet a lot of great people that I’ve interacted with online (like Instagram) and ran into some old friends, too! I was also happy to see lots of people shopping locally for their Christmas gifts, too! It warms my heart to know that people love supporting handmade and small businesses!

Here are a few pictures of my set up:
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I loved it so much that I’m going to (hopefully) be a vendor at the Downtown Anaheim Farmers Markets. I’ll post more when I have the details but the markets are every Thursday afternoon. Anyway, I’m also going to be set up at a couple more shows this weekend. On Friday, December 7th, I’ll be in Long Beach for their “Let it Glow” First Friday. I’ll be set up in front of the Coffee Bean at 405 Atlantic Avenue. I’ll be there from 7pm – 10pm. You can RSVP on Facebook here.

I’ll also be set up on Sunday, December 9th from 1pm – 4pm at the Stella Luna Yoga Studio in Cypress, CA. The address is 9191 Valley View Street in Cypress. I hope to see you there!

Now onto the freebies!!!

As some of you may know, I belong to an AMAZING group of small business women. We’re called the Hen House Coop and we blog about everything under the sun: crafty projects, recipes, makeup, jewelry, business tips, etc. Right now, we’re hosting a FAB 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!
The Hen House Coop 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Every weekday, we’re giving away a new item. The prizes are handmade items from our shops and we also had some of our great friends donate handmade items from their shops, too! Today, I kicked off the giveaway with a free Christmas Stocking from my shop.The Hen House Coop 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway 2012 - Day 1

Head on over to the blog and enter! We’ll announce the lucky winner of the Christmas stocking tomorrow. And remember to keep checking every day for all the different prizes! www.TheHenHouseCoop.com Thanks for the support, friends!

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Small Business Saturday – Shop Locally & Support Handmade – A Roundup of My Favorite Shops

Happy Small Business Saturday!

Since I became a small business owner about a year & a half ago, my appreciation for handmade & local shops has grown tremendously. Today is a special day for all of us: It’s Small Business Saturday. The big corporations have Black Friday and their online partners have Cyber Monday. But we all need to remember to support our local shops by celebrating Small Business Saturday every year and all year round.

I’m offering a great deal in my shop:
The Grey Tabby's Small Business Saturday Sale

I hope you enjoy the sale! There are a lot of great stocking stuffer items available in the shop and, with this sale, you’ll save enough to be able to treat yourself to some goodies, too!

And, because I’ve made so many friends that have their own businesses too, I made a roundup list of some of their shops and their sales:

Save 20% using coupon code GET20

use coupon code: SATURDAY

save 20% using coupon code BLACKFRIDAY

Save 30% using code RLHDEALS30

Behind the Keyhole
Save 20% with code BLACKFRIDAY

Check out her shop for Cyber Monday deals!

Check out her Small Business Saturday discounted items!

Support Small Business AND Breast Cancer Awareness!

Use coupon code WELOVESMALLBUS. Hurry! Only the first 25 people get the discount!


I hope I didn’t miss anyone! I love these shops and the owners who run them. Happy Small Business Saturday everyone! Have fun shopping and always remember that we all appreciate your support!


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Giveaway Winners!

Last week, I celebrated a huge sales milestone for my Etsy shops by hosting a giveaway, which included 3 prizes from my Grey Tabby Etsy shop. It had a big turnout and I’m SO grateful for the ongoing support I’ve been receiving!

Thank you to everyone who entered! I appreciate it and, if you didn’t win, don’t fret! I sense that I may be involved with a HUGE giveaway very soon!!

First Prize – Pink Leopard Bow Clutch – Winner: Haylie G.
Pink Leopard Bow Clutch

Second Prize – $10 Credit toward Grey Tabby shop – Winner: Gisela R.
2nd Prize

Third Prize – Pink Knit Bow Ring – Winner: Liz Z.

Congrats to all the winners! I’ll be contacting you via email in the morning for your shipping information. Thanks again!!