Musings’ Birthday Giveaway!

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Our Musings mascot, Bentley, grooming himself next to my stuffed seal, Rollie. <3

As many of you know, I blundered in my calculations when I announced that Musings had turned 5 this October (blog post here) instead of 6. *hangs head*

Needless to say, I feel like an absent-minded mother who can’t even remember her own child’s birthday. >.<

Anyhow, we need to celebrate our dear little Musings turning 6–it would be starting elementary school if it were a little child–and what better way to celebrate than with a two-prize giveaway! 😉  Continue reading Musings’ Birthday Giveaway!

Postcard Challenge Giveaway Winner!


It’s finally time to announcement the winner to my “recent” giveaway challenge! My sincerest apologies for the late announcement.

Without further ado–after all, you’ve all waited long enough–let’s announce the winner!

And the winner is…*cues drumroll* Continue reading Postcard Challenge Giveaway Winner!

Birthday Challenge Giveaway: Entry #6

Giveaway Challenge - Cameron Highlands

Happy Monday, Twinkles~! I think this might be our very last postcard entry to the inaugural Birthday Postcard Challenge, and I’ve got to say that I was quite pleased with the level of participation. 🙂 Hopefully, the next time, more Twinkles take part and share themselves with the rest of the community. 🙂

This last postcard–unless I receive one in the mail today–comes to us from Nayong of Malaysia. Isn’t it a beautiful, picturesque view of Cameron Highlands?

Some of her favorite things? For food, she loves Korean yukgaejang; for actors, Lee Min Ho; for Korean music, “too many to name all”; and last but not least, traveling with me!

Awww…thanks for sharing, Nayong! *hugs* I look forward to the next time I get to travel with you, since it’s one of my favorite things, too!

I believe this is the last postcard, so stay tuned for the big announcement soon! 😉 The details of the original post can be found here.

Birthday Giveaway Challenge: Entry #5

Giveaway Challenge - Singapore

Woohoo~! You ready for the fifth entry to the inaugural Birthday Postcard Challenge? This one comes from shl who lives in Singapore and sent me two postcards, but for the purposes of the giveaway, I’ll be only sharing with you one. I hope you don’t mind. 🙂 It’s a special book-themed postcard pamphlet that was produced by the National Library Board in Singapore. 🙂

Now, she wrote that she just wanted to share a bit of Singpore and her love of books and doesn’t want to be included in the giveaway, but I thought that I’d still include her and then give her the option to regift the prize to someone of her choice if she ends up winning. 🙂

So…some of her favorite things besides watching Kdrama? She loves “reading, going for walks, baking, kissing and hugging my children, and surprising my friends…In the world of kdramas, I love ‘bad boys who need love or reform’ and ‘good boys next door’…Oh dear, what a conflict! I also love well-written stories over grandly romantic plots (I’m looking at you, Descendants of the Sun!)”

Awww…glad that you shared some of your favorite things with us, shl! And many thanks for the two postcards!

I have one last postcard to share with you tomorrow before I announce the winner, so stay tuned! 😉 The details of the original post can be found here.

Birthday Giveaway Challenge: Entry #4

Giveaway Challenge - Sevilla

Woohoo~! We have our fourth entry to my inaugural Birthday Postcard Challenge! This one comes from Mawiie who was in Sevilla, Spain, during the time of the giveaway announcement and decided to send a postcard from there. Hee~! I don’t have a postcard from Sevilla in my collection, so this is quite the welcomed postcard! 🙂

Besides traveling and visiting with good friends, Mawiie’s favorite things are creating clay creations when she has some free time, fangirling over Lee Seung Gi and The King 2 Hearts, spending quality time with her little kitty, and tasting delicious cuisines from various cultures.

Many thanks for the postcard, Mawiie! I can’t wait to see what new “favorite” things I discover about you this upcoming year! 😉

Stay tuned for entries #5 and 6! 😉 The details of the original post can be found here. The winner will be announced on August 15th! 🙂

Birthday Giveaway Challenge: Entry #3


Hurray~! We have our third–and possibly last–entry to my inaugural Birthday Postcard Challenge! And this time, our postcard comes from the sunny state of Florida, USA. 🙂 (My apologies for taking so long in blogging this post; I’ve had this postcard now for about a week but was just too swamped with RL to share it with you all. >.< )

Anyhow, Christina sends greetings from P.S.L., Florida and shares that some of her “favorite things besides watching Asian dramas [are] reading a book that’s so good I don’t even realize it’s 2 am, drinking coffee on the back porch while my dogs play outside, and spending time with my family.”

Many thanks, Christina~! I love this postcard and that I now know a bit more about you! 🙂

Here’s hoping there’s an entry #4! 😉 You can check out the details of the original post here. The winner will be announced next week, so stay tuned! 🙂

Birthday Giveaway Challenge: Entry #2

Musing Gyeong-bok-gung PalaceWoohoo~! We have our second entry to my inaugural Birthday Postcard Challenge! And what a beautiful postcard it is of one of Korea’s famed palaces! 🙂

This entry comes to us from Jules who hails from England. Some of her favorite things? Kychon Chicken, Gong Yoo, learning Korean, good friends, traveling (especially to Korea), and Gong Yoo…oh wait, I already mentioned him, didn’t I? 😉

Many thanks to Jules for this breathtaking view of Gyeong-bok-gung Palace! Rest assured, the postcard will find a comfy place on a board that I’m creating just for Twinkles. 🙂

If any of you Twinkles are even remotely thinking about entering, it’s not too late to still get your postcard in the mail. I’d love to share your entry with the rest of the Musings community. You can check out the details of the original post here.

I can’t wait to see whose postcard will be entry #3! 😉

Birthday Giveaway Challenge: Entry #1

Musing CalgaryWe have our first entry to my inaugural Birthday Postcard Challenge! Woohoo~! *blows noisemaker*

This postcard was sent by our dear XXYYZZ who hails from Calgary, Alberta in Canada. She writes that some of her “favorite things aside from Korean dramas” are traveling (whether by car or by plane), trying different cuisine (“nothing scares me. I’m all for a food adventure!”), and coffee (especially Starbucks coffee and mugs).

Yup, XXYYZZ (aka Ellen) is truly a kindred spirit! Between the two of us, we have some of Starbucks’ many beautiful mugs! 😉

Many thanks to XXYYZZ for being our first entry in this giveaway challenge! It’s not too late to still get your postcard in the mail. You can check out the details of the original post here. I can’t wait to see whose postcard will be entry #2! 😉

Giveaway: Birthday Month Challenge!

B 05-15-16Happy Wednesday, Twinkles~! Hopefully, a revisit of this darling picture of Bentley brings smiles to your faces today as we plow through the middle of the week. 🙂

Some of you may have suspected this post from my “cryptic” hint on Sunday’s post (here)…In preparing this post for today, I realized that I have not held a giveaway on Musings in quite some time. *gasps in shock*  Continue reading Giveaway: Birthday Month Challenge!

Giveaway: 2016 New Year Winner


It was a quiet giveaway, but a couple of SJS fans showed their love for our eye candy by entering and vying for a chance to possess a piece of him…at least on paper. 😉 Everyone ready to hear who won this giveaway? *cues drumroll*

And the winner is… Continue reading Giveaway: 2016 New Year Winner

Giveaway: Let’s-Celebrate-Birthdays Winners!


Hello, everyone! My apologies for the late announcement of the winners, but I’ve been a bit swamped with Real-Life duties, and it’s taken me a while to go through the entries, confirm who is subscribed, type the names all down, select the winners using,…You guys get the picture. lol.

In any case, let’s just cut to the chase. Announcing the winners to the Let’s-Celebrate-Birthdays Giveaway…! Drum roll, please! 😉 *cues drum roll* And the winners are…

Continue reading Giveaway: Let’s-Celebrate-Birthdays Winners!

Giveaway: Let’s Celebrate Birthdays! :)

Snoopy Detective*whispers* I don’t know if you’ve heard, but there are some birthdays that need to be celebrated this month.

*shouts in full volume* Are you ready to help NewKDramaAddict and me C-E-L-E-B-R-A-T-E being blessed with another year of life?! *blows noisemaker and throws confetti in the air*  Continue reading Giveaway: Let’s Celebrate Birthdays! 🙂

Giveaway: Let’s Celebrate Family Month!

Photo Credit: CJ Entertainment
Photo Credit: CJ Entertainment

In case you haven’t heard, May is the month when Korea celebrates children (May 5th – Children’s Day) and parents (May 8th – Parents’ Day). In honor of these two holidays, I’m calling this month “Family Month” and holding what I hope is a coveted prize package. 🙂 Let’s get into the details!  Continue reading Giveaway: Let’s Celebrate Family Month!

The Tourist: Concert and Giveaway

The Tourist Repackage

In honor of Samil Movement (see post here), I thought that I would celebrate the event with a concert and giveaway. After all, had it not been for the brave sacrifices of these long deceased patriots, Korea’s musical culture would not be what it is today.

As you soak in the soothing music from The Tourist, one of my favorite Korean groups, I hope you take some time to enjoy the freedoms that you have in your own respective countries and honor those who fought so valiantly for them. 🙂 Continue reading The Tourist: Concert and Giveaway

Giveaway: Valentine’s Day 2015

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It’s a new month, ladies and gentlemen! You know what that means? It’s time for another giveaway!

Since February is the month of love, I’ve decided to host this giveaway and give one lucky Twinkle the chance to bring their favorite OTP home! Yes! As you’ve probably have guessed already, it is a Klay-Drama prize!

Continue reading Giveaway: Valentine’s Day 2015