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How Spooky Is It?? It’s Baaackkkk!!

October 14, 2008

NEW LINK GO HERE TO ENTER THE CARNIVAL: http://weirdstuffinmydesk.com/?p=176

It’s big, it’s bold, it’s totally scary!

Yep, that’s right folks! The Bloggy Carnival is back upon us only a few scant weeks away. Right now we have over $2317.00 in prizes up for grabs here at Weird Stuff In My Desk! AND another $3641.00 in prizes at our sister site Bitten by Books! Check those prizes out here: http://bittenbybooks.com/?p=1364

Hang on to your seats and keyboards because we have a line up of prize contributions like we have never seen before. Below you will find a sampling of what is to come. Keep checking back, because the list will GROW eerily larger each day as more companies join in on the Haunted Blog Carnival fun! Details on the contests and how to win will be posted on Monday October 27th at 8:00 am! Until then, be sure to post here and tell us what your favorite items would be to win. Make a wish list! Who knows you may just end up with a treat this Halloween! Oh, and invite your friends! :) If you would like to contribute a prize and promote your books or business, please email us through our CONTACT FORM.


Glutenada - 2 -$65.00 gift certificates to their online store, two winners. Shipping to US and Canada only.
Glutenada offers the very best in premium, just-like-homemade, gluten-free mixes and creamy, dreamy fudge in a jar – Spoonfudge!

Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb – An AMAZING prize package including: a 12 pack Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Sugar-Free Raspberry Dark Chocolate bars, a 12-pack Dark Chocolate Sugar-Free ChocoPerfection bars,an autographed copy of paperback book “Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb: My Journey From Flabby Fat To Sensationally Skinny In One Year”. Valued at $106.00. Shipping to US and Canada.
Author of “Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb: My Journey From Flabby Fat To Sensationally Skinny In One Year”

Bin Hog Designs – 2 each $50.00 gift certificates to their online store, two winners. Worldwide shipping
Custom & Personalized luggage handle wraps

Lathers & Lights – $100.00 gift certificate to their online store. Worldwide shipping.
Lathers & Lights is dedicated to producing quality skin care products and candles that inspire you to slow down, take a break, and pamper yourself from head to toe. You deserve it!

Beaded Hemp – 5 each $20.00 gift certificates to their online store,fFive winners. Worldwide shipping.
Beaded Hemp carries hand milled soaps, bath & body products, and flameless home fragrance, with over 200 scents to choose from.

Meringue – A $100.00 gift certificate to their online etsy store. Worldwide shipping
Hands-free handbags for stylish women

Jessicurl - 4 each $25.00 gift certificates to their online store, four winners. Worldwide shipping.
You Have the Right to Remain Curly!

Lathered Up – A $100.00 gift certificate to their online store. Shipping within the US only.
Lathered Up offers a diverse selection of pure and natural soaps, bath and body products for self-indulgence or wonderful gifts.

Just Right Candles – 5 each $20.00 gift certificates, 5 winners. Worldwide shipping though not included in GC amount.
JRC offers you a SAFE wickless alternative to traditional candles. No Flame, No Soot, Just Scent.

Bitten by Books Review Staff – 2 electronic copies of the epic story “Nothing But Red”. This is not a paranormal story, but it is a book with a collection of stories that impacts women worldwide. The review team of BBB would like to spread the word about this important work and encourage each of you to purchase your own print or e-book copy of “Nothing But Red” in support of woman and ultimately humankind. About the book:
“In April 2007, a group of men pulled seventeen-year-old Du’a Khalil Aswad into a mob. They proceeded to stone and beat her to death, a supposed “honor” killing for allegedly falling in love with a man of a different faith. Several camera phones recorded the entire incident from the front row, and videos later surfaced online. One month later, popular filmmaker Joss Whedon expressed his despair and outrage at the misogyny in all cultures on a fan-run blog. “Because it’s no longer enough to be a decent person,” he wrote. “It’s no longer enough to shake our heads and make concerned grimaces at the news. True enlightened activism is the only thing that can save humanity from itself. I’ve always had a bent towards apocalyptic fiction, and I’m beginning to understand why. I look and I see the earth in flames. Her face was nothing but red.” The arts anthology Nothing But Red was conceived as a way to raise both awareness of the issues he spoke of, as well as money for the charity Equality Now.” Buy the book here:

Bauble Bath – One Holiday Gift basket valued at $75.00 with 3 scrubs (Candy Cane, Sugar Plum, Gingerbread). We three Kings bauble set (3 scented with Frankincense and Myrh). Holiday Candy Bauble set ( 8 mini baubles in a variety of “candy” fragrances ), Snowmen and Penguin bath melts. 2 soaps in cinnamon and Honey almond and 3 Lip Balms. Shipping to the US and Canada.
Thick Creamy scrubs as well as bath bombs in indulgent fragrances.

The Ivy Keep – 3 each $25.00 (Canadian) gift certificates. Three winners, shipping to US, Canada and most international countries.
Everyone has the right to affordable luxuries: beautifully crafted handmade soaps to rejuvenate your body, gourmet loose leaf teas and exotic flavored teas from around the world to rejuvenate your spirits and luscious hot cocoa treats to pamper and relax you.

Moody Bee Beeswax Lip Balm – One prize package of 15 lip balms shipped to anywhere in Canada or the US – perfect for Christmas! Valued at $65.00
All natural beeswax lip balm made by a Canadian beekeeper

Brenna Lyons – Brenna is offering PDF copies of every e-book release she has in 2009 to one winner (approx $50 value) and one signed print book of choice to a second winner (approx $15 value). Shipping to US and Canada only.
“Brenna writes milieu-heavy dark fantasy, science fiction and horror books, straight genre through erotic romance; all winners of Brenna’s materials should be age 18 or over.”

The Blue Raven Tea Co. – 3 each $20.00 gift certificates to their online store, three winners. Shipping to the US and Canada.
Let us delight you with our irresistible and fragrant teas. Every cup is a journey.

Crater Lake Company – A $50.00 gift certificate to their online store.
Crater Lake Company specializes in providing all the luxurious necessities to transform the bathing experience into a joyful treat and soothing retreat. With a discerning eye to detail for the ingredients we use, a keen nose for unique fragrances and a finger on the pulse of the market, we are pleased to present a palette of superior products in a fun and exciting way so that you can create your own work of art in your bath!

A Woman with Scents – A $50.00 gift certificate to their online store. Worldwide shipping.
Scented soy candles and artisan soaps.

Bad Girlz Bath Co. – A $50.00 gift certificate to their online store. US shipping only.
“We’re the Passionate bath & body company. Check us out. We’re NOT your mothers bath & body shop, We’re Lot’s more Fun!!”

Overall Beauty – A prize package including 4 mineral eye shadows colors and one blush. $50.00 value. Worldwide shipping.
Offering pure natural mineral eye shadows and blushes we all can enjoy.

Kettlepot Soap - A $50.00 gift certificate to their online store. Shipping to US and Canada.
There’s something magical about Kettlepot Soap! Natural, handcrafted products for skin care.

Ugly Duckling Designs – A $50.00 gift certificate to their online store. Worldwide shipping.
We offer richly scented, hand poured candles, tarts and primitive designs.

TarotByArwen – Consultation with professional Tarot consultant, Stephanie Arwen Lynch, president of the American Tarot Association. Valued at $50.00.

Destiny’s Creations – 2 each $25.00 Gift Certificates to their online store. Two winners. Worldwide shipping.
Handmade one of a kind art jewelry with fine silver, gemstones, and artisan lampwork beads. A modern mix of Victorian and romantic jewelry.

Ginger’s Garden – A gift basket with handmade soaps and skin care worth $50.00 with your choice of fragrance. Shipping to the US only.
Come visit Ginger’s Garden for handmade soaps, skin and body care, gift baskets, toiletries, Zodiac Perfume blends, sculpted soap flowers and more.

Bovine Bubbles and Hogwash - 2 – $25.00 gift certificates to their online store. Two winners. Worldwide shipping.
Uddlerly the best darned handmade products under the sun!

Lily Gulch Soaps – A $50.00 gift certificate to their online store. Free shipping with this gift certificate.
Handmade 100% natural cold process soaps, unique bath & body products and natural bath accessories.

Broken Teepee Designs – A $50.00 gift certificate to their online store. Worldwide shipping included with this prize.
Beautiful beaded jewelry made in Montana

Pampertini – $25.00 Gift Certificate to their online store. Worldwide shipping.
We offer a variety of pampering items for you to enjoy, whether you are a shower person or love to indulge in a tub of bubbles, come by for some ONE STOP SHOPPING fun!

Delightfully Wed – A $25.00 gift certificate to their online store. Free shipping in the US with this gift certificate.
Visit us for your bridal shower, wedding, baby shower, party or birthday party accessories, favors and supplies. We specialize in western-themed items and handcrafted western Christmas ornaments.

Candles and Woodcrafts – A $25.00 gift certificate to their online store with free shipping in the US with this gift certificate.
We provide a wide array of items from wooden soap molds and displays to wax tarts, finished woodcrafts, clocks, lighted holiday items….way to much to mention in one line so come on over and take a look!

Snowberry Creek – A gift certificate good for one Snowberry Creek Sampler box with free shipping in the US. Valued at $22.95
A box full of luxurious, fragrant samples and full-sized items for your pampering pleasure!
Chunky Butt Candle & Bath Co. – A $30.00 gift certificate to their online store.
We specialize in wickless soy candles, soy melts, and bath and body.

Lindsay’s Candles & Stuff – A $25.00 gift certificate to their online store. Shipping to the US and Canada.
Wonderfully pampering handcrafted candles, soaps and bath & body products.

Jojoelle - A $25.00 gift certificate to their online store. Worldwide shipping.
Quality bath and body products available in over 400 scents!

Robed in Fantasy – 1 Custom Made Pirate Shirt Value $22.00. Worldwide shipping.
Robed in Fantasy. Magical creations from the realm of imagination. We specialize in medieval reenactment/live action role play clothing, gothic inspired clothing, gowns, wedding attire and costumes. If you can imagine it, we should be able to make it. We offer custom and ready-made garments.

Sidhe Na Daire – One set of custom-made costume horns or cat ears. Valued at $15.00. US shipping only.
Celebrate the Launch of Danielle Ackley-McPhail’s Long-Awaited novel Tomorrow’s Memories, the sequel to Yesterday’s Dreams. Also, see webpage for details on how you could win a replica Scottish Claymore.

Out Of The Box Sampler - 2 each sampler boxes to two winners. Valued at $20.00 each. Shipping to the US included in prize.
We cater to finding you the best etailers in the business, all in ONE box.

Spa Secrets – A $30.00 certificate to their online store. Worldwide shipping.
Spa Secrets offers an amazing collection of luxurious bath and body, skincare, and aromatherapy products for your home spa needs.

Flying Needle Gallery – A $20.00 gift certificate to their online store. US shipping only.
Gifts for the Body & Home

Designing-Diva Boutique – A $25.00 gift certificate for their online store. Worldwide shipping
Artisan handcrafted silver and fused glass jewelry and home decor adornments for mortal goddesses everywhere!

Lemming Central – 1 Sampler box. Valued at $20.00. US shipping only.
Lemming Central is the place for E-tailers to promote their products, so the consumers can find them! You will find all sorts of great new bath & body products, candles, tarts and even tea! Feed your addiction!

Things That Make Scents - A $25.00 gift certificate to their online store. Shipping to the US and Canada
Things That Make Scents is a Jersey Shore-based candle manufacturer offering superior customer service and a diverse menu of all-natural soy wax candles and scented wax bears. With many scents available, you are sure to find a favorite! Carrying candle accessories, gift baskets, jewelry and great gift items, its your one stop shop for your gift giving needs!

Manic Trout – A $25.00 gift certificate to their online store. Worldwide shipping.
Manic Trout has a wide array of baubles and bracelets that will add a funky finesse to your next outfit.

C.A.Milson – 5 e-books of his novel, The Chosen. 5 winners. Valued at $30.00