08 November 2011

Date Night in Brooklyn + A Giveaway!

It's almost here....Bianca Merkley & Mindy Gledhill's CD Release Concert is in Manhattan THIS FRIDAY @ 6 pm and 7 pm at RockwoodSo excited!  See all the details on my previous post.  Hope you can make it!   (Note:  The venue is for 21 & older only!!) 

AND, to show support for these amazing musicians, I will be having a GIVE-AWAY right now on this blog (I feel so official)!  Just leave a comment below (any ol' comment will do) and I will send you a CD of Bianca's new album + a CD of Mindy's new Christmas album!  Is it just me or are you already excited for Christmas??  (I will have Danny choose a number by midnight eastern time on Thursday PM so we can choose a winner & get your little gift on it's way.)




AND.... if you can't make it Friday night, 
Bianca is also singing in Brooklyn with her cellist the night before
(this Thursday, Nov. 8).  It's FREE (!) 
& it's in the Gowanus 
(anyone in BK knows that stinky waterways are now in :)
Details below. 

 If I ate gluten, I'd go to Four & Twenty Blackbirds prior (note:  they close at 7:00 pm) for some of the Salted Caramel Apple Pie, the best pie on earth.  Or I'd go to Prime Meats, Frankie's Spuntino, or Buttermilk Channel, three of THE best restaurants in Brooklyn (all on Court Street).  Any of the above would make for the perfect Brooklyn date night.

Also, they will be selling some cool Brooklyn T-shirts (selling for 1 week only) designed by an artist in the city.  The artists work will also be displayed at the event and proceeds will support environmental initiatives in the city.  I'm all for it.

 
 
Lastly, I am all too excited (cause I am such an office supply dork) that these 2012 calendars from MUJI are FINALLY here!  I use them every year.  And they fit nicely into my little leather bag.  I've been waiting for weeks to get my little 2012er.  

OK, I really should be snuggling with my husband on the couch (one thing I never want to miss) while we watch Moby Dick.  Off I go...


xo,

MK

p.s.  If anyone wants to get all floury & do some service, come make COOKIE MIX IN BULK for a homeless shelter fundraiser!  Just email me if you'd like to come.  A bunch of Brooklyn ladies are getting together Wed. (Nov. 9) @ 7:30 pm in Carroll Gardens to do some hard core cookie mixin'...cause this great organization called CAMBA needs our help.  (They're putting cookie mix in their gala gift bags for their yearly gala fundraiser. )  Anyway, it should be fun.  And you are all invited.  And service is the best way to ensure you have a really good day.

35 comments:

  1. Pick #1 because I was the first to comment! Please please please!

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  2. We already love Minday and we'd love to hear Bianca too!

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  3. Would love to win! Love your blog :)

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  4. oooh fun! Mindy is a staple at our house (: Would love to be there! (Don't you just love NYC in the fall? (;

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  5. I would love to win the CD's! I love Mindy and am excited to listen to Bianca's album!

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  6. I found your blog through some friends and have really enjoyed reading it. Thanks for sharing.

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  7. I found your blog through designmom. I really love it. I feel the same way about my husband as you do about yours. Isn't choosing happiness the best?!

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  8. What a lovely giveaway. Thank you so much! :)

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  9. Thanks for the link to Muji- very cute, which is important if you're going to look at it everyday!

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  10. i would love a brooklyn date night... not gonna happen :(
    but winning your giveaway would cheer me up!

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  11. Fun! I'm in. (I was introduced to your blog by Lizzie *the mother runner* who is also my sister-in-law). Love your site, and I love how much you love your husband. It makes me happy.

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  12. Please enter me too...I would looove to win! :-)

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  13. Pick me! Pick me!

    P.S. Your blog is my new favorite. For reals.

    P.S.S. I'm not "anonymous", it's the only way I could post a comment....what the heck?

    Stacey K.

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  14. I want to win these for my little sister (she's not really little but she's my younger sister by 10 years) because she's a sweetheart and selfless and kind. And because she's staying with me (and my six kids) so she's a saint, too, for being an amazing auntie to my crazy pack. :) She LOVES holiday music and this would so make her smile, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed! -Heidi

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  15. I have friends who would love these cds...

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  16. love your blog! would love these :)

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  17. Your blog is so insightful...love it!

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  18. Thanks, Mara, for the inspiration shared through your blog words, and now music as well. Enjoy the show!

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  19. You are such an inspiration. So glad I know you! Thanks for sharing your thoughts and experiences on your blog.

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  20. It would be so fun to win something for once. I really enjoy your blog (and love story).

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  21. I love Mindy Gledhill! I live in her neck of the woods. :)

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  22. Love your blog! I listened to the songs you posted from Bianca and I want to hear more (and of course I love Mindy)!

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  23. I would love to listen these albums! Also, I haven't commented before, but your blog is wonderful- so many of your posts have spoken right to me in ways I never expected. So, thank you!

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  24. What a fun date night! I love Mindy's music. Haven't heard Bianca's--I'm going to go check it out right now.

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  25. I love Bianca! Fingers crossed :)

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  26. It sounds lovely, and if I were not across the company, I'd love to meet you, too!

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  27. I love Mindy's music and I'm so glad to discover Bianca- will go check out her music now! I just want to Thank You for your incredibly inspiring new blog- it's like the friend/therapist I need right now :)

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  28. Thank you, thank you, thank you for your blog! I can't even put into words how grateful I am for your inspired words of wisdom! You're amazing!!

    I'd love to win this contest, but even if I don't, I'm glad I'm finally posting! It's about time I let you know how much I appreciate your selfless endeavors to help others!

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  29. Three things:

    1. It's not just you; I'm excited for Christmas already, too! Especially Christmas music!

    2. The salted caramel apple pie sounds delicious!

    3 The cookie-dough mixing sounds like a very fun and worthwhile event!

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  30. Oh my! I just learned of your blog tonight and I'm already entering a giveaway on it!
    Love what I've read so far!

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  31. I think I am getting my comment on here just in the nick of time. I have been loving your blog and find it so refreshing! I would love that Xmas cd by Mindy Gledhill and I can't wait to hear Bianca too.

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  32. Hey Mara! I've been loving your blog! What an inspiration. I've been meaning to send u an email with some of thoughts...but thought I would comment anyway...in case the CDs are still up for grabs! I've been hearing amazing things about these ladies. Thank you, thank you for opening your heart up to the world!
    Jen Skousen

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  33. I just have to say that I stumbled across your blog through what feels like a miracle now. I just spent the last hour reading your wonderful happiness and truths and am smiling ear to ear with gratitude to you both for sharing it. It gives me hope while I am on my journey for self-healing and betterment. Thank you thank you thank you.

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