Weekend Giveaway: Wooden Children’s Blocks {3 winners}

posted by Andrea | 02/24/2012
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UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed.

Congrats to:

  • Lisa (Lenny141414@…)
  • Molly (mollysparker@…)
  • Kate (mrsknic@…)

I will email you shortly!

One thing I’ve always said is that I won’t let my kids have too many toys — LOL!

Obviously, I know in the back of my head that I really won’t have total control over how many toys my children end up with — especially if other people buy them the toys 🙂

However, I’ve always had a weakness for wooden toys — and specifically wooden blocks. Nora already has 2 full sets of wooden blocks… but that didn’t stop my from oooing and aaahing over these absolutely gorgeous blocks from the Sincerely Abi Etsy Shop.

I suppose I like wooden toys because they fit my “farmhouse style”, they are timeless, they are more quality than plastic, and they usually don’t have a gazillion little pieces that will get lost or broken.

And these handmade wooden blocks are just the cream of the crop in my opinion… they are all so unique.

Abi hand-makes them, each with different colorful paper and a gorgeous distressed finish. They look like they could have been my grandma’s blocks!

I can’t wait for Nora to get a little older so she can start playing with all her blocks.

Aren’t they just adorable!

If you share my love of wooden toys, then make sure you enter today’s giveaway… and you’ll also want to check out Abi’s blog for lots more craft inspiration!

The Giveaway:

Today, THREE lucky readers will win a set of custom made wooden blocks from the Sincerely Abi Etsy shop.

How to Enter:

1. Leave a comment. What is your favorite children’s toy?

2. Like Simple Organized Living and/or Sincerely Abi on Facebook, and then leave a separate comment letting me know you did {or that you do already}.

If you are reading this in your email or feed reader, please visit the actual blog post to enter. Email entries, Facebook comments, and Twitter messages will NOT be counted.


(3) set of wooden blocks as described above.

This giveaway ends at 10:00 pm on Monday, 2/27/2012 and is open to all U.S. residents 18 years or older. I will use And the Winner Is to select the winning comments at random. Winners will be notified by email and noted at the top of this post. Winners must respond within 48 hours of notification to claim their prize or I will choose a new winner. Please see my full disclosure policy and contact me with any questions you have. Good luck!

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  1. Erin


    Love Following you on FB. Fave toy? Sophie!

  2. Helene DeAngelo


    I already LIKE you on FB. =)

  3. Helene DeAngelo


    My favorite toy was my Cabbage Patch Kid.

  4. Julie S.


    I like Simply Organized Living on Facebook!

  5. Julie S.


    I loved my Care Bears as a little girl!

  6. JenaRae


    My kiddos love it all …cars, cooking stuff, legos.

  7. JenaRae Judd


    I Like you on fb!

  8. Mia


    My favorite toy as a child were babies doll. Now as a preschool teacher I really love puzzle for the kids.

  9. Char


    I like you on FB

  10. Char


    My favorite children’s toy is the Tonka dump truck.

  11. Allison


    I follow Simply Organized Living on fb.

  12. Allison


    My favorite children’s toy is actually a set of blocks. I don’t recall the name of the set, but it was made by a German company and when put together in a 4×3 rectangle, each side made a picture.

  13. Sarah DB


    I love the old wooden alphabet blocks!

  14. Eileen


    I already like you on Facebook too. I also follow you through RSS feed. I love your site!! =)

  15. Eileen


    My favorite toy while growing up were My Little Ponies. I used to set them up and have “exhibits”, haha!!

  16. Vicki McCormack


    My favorite toy growing up was always my baby doll. Thumbalina went everywhere I went! Now for my grandsons I like toys that don’t tear up and have zillion of pieces!!

  17. Vicki McCormack


    I have already “liked” you on Facebook! I don’t just like you I love your page!!

  18. Katie


    The favorite toy in our house is Mega Blocks. All of the kids enjoy playing them together, girl or boy, 1 or 7, they all enjoy the colorful blocks. Although, they are quite a big deal to store away nicely.

  19. Danielle


    Favorite children’s toy…the kind that don’t make noise or need batteries! 🙂

  20. Katie


    My favorite children’s toy growing up was cardboard bricks we used to create forts and other “construction.” I am already a fan on Facebook!

  21. Melody


    I already like Simple Organized Living on Facebook.

  22. Jen Gutzler


    I already like Simple Organized Living on facebook:)

  23. Melody


    Growing up I loved playing tea party with my little glass tea set; Mom would make us strawberry or apple cinnamon tea (my sister and I used to fight about who got to choose the flavor) and we’d have cookies and apple slices!
    We also had a set of wooden blocks my dad made for us and we built “houses” with the different rooms.