Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The Great Blog Train 24 & Giveaway - Destination: Albany, GEORGIA

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It's all about Cookies, Coffee, Hot Chocolate & Tea!

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We have a special Christmas Cookie Bar today!
(click on each title below to see the recipe)

Cookie Butter Surprises

Confetti Cake Batter Cookies

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Peanut Butter Brownie Cookies

Banana Oatmeal Cookie

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Mom's Marzipan Cookies
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Grab some cookies and something hot to drink, take a seat and enjoy the train ride!

Thank you for visiting the Dining Car - now onto the regular Blog Hop & Giveaway:


The Great Blog Train has 3 new Engineers (a.k.a. Hosts)

Please welcome:

Cathy from "A Peek Into My Paradise"

Lisa from "Feathers in the Woods"

Heidi from "Heidi's Wanderings"

(note - Heidi will be starting in January 2015)


All Aboard!!!
The Great Blog Train

A monthly blog hop departing from your online train station on the first Wednesday of every month!
 Great Blog Train

The Great Blog Train has 7 Engineers
plus a "Destination Co-host"!!
If you link up that means your blog will be seen on 8 different blogs!!!

Please meet our Destination Co-host:
Pat & Candy from "Mom's Morning Coffee"

This month we will be travelling to ALBANY, GEORGIA
Also, remember to visit the DINING CAR on one of the Engineer's blogs!

If you are interested in being a Co-host for the Great Blog Train then please click HERE and fill out the form (THANK YOU!!)


The Great Blog Train's 17th Great Giveaway!!!

1 Lucky winner will win the following:
- $10 Amazon e-gift Card from Laura
- 1 Handmade Zippered Pouch from Marci
- 1 Ad Space on A Peek Into My Paradise
- 2 Bars of "Handmade-in-the-Ozarks" Lye Soap by Marci
- a beautiful handmade "Coffee Cozy"($5 value)  by Kaitlyn from Three Sisters & Us
- 1 Sidebar Ad Space on God's Growing Garden $10 value
- "My Cookie Creation Countdown" ebook - $3 value

- "G.K.C.C. Gourdon Kringle Christmas Company" Children's Picture ebook - $4 value

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Coffee Cozy by Kaitlyn from "Three Sisters & Us"


God’s Growing Garden

Remember to join the fun even if you are running a little late.  The last entry will receive the Caboose Feature! 

November's Caboose and featured blog happens to be:

"100lb Countdown" Congratulations!
April's wonderful blog will get you motivated to live healthy and stay fit!  Plus she has so many fun blog hops & giveaways!  This is the first paragraph from her "about" page but I encourage you to read the entire page - April is inspiring:

"I’m wife to a wonderful husband, J of over seven years, who has put up with all of my (and my family’s) b.s. since 2007. He’s actually been putting up with it for more years, but I only include the date that the Pastor married us."

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Linking up to the Train is as easy as
1, 2, 3!
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Please checkout this month's wonderful Sponsor!!

Cynthia Tessmer from
"Shoreline Designed" creates Natural Beach Stone Jewelry
(Please click on the ad below):

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Find out more about this amazing artist CLICK HERE 


  1. Almond Danish Rolls look delicious! Thanks for the giveaway.

  2. 'Love the cookie idea! YUMMY! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

  3. Ooo, cookies! I will have to examine these very carefully!

  4. Thanks for the invitation: look forward to the journey! Have a safe trip everyone!


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