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X marks the GIVEAWAY spot!



There was a bit of a problem today with the plan to Wander Victoria* and bring you daily A to Z delights of my home state of Victoria, Australia.  

Yep, you guessed it... there are no XXXX'ing towns or cities starting with X in the State! We even struggle across the whole country, unless we decide to go to Xantippe in Western Australia and it was tempting just to see!

So today we are doing something different we (yes we're in this together) are three posts off completing what for me will be my biggest month of blogging ever! And to celebrate I'd like to offer a giveaway. 

Entry is simple - just leave your name and blog details below in the comments section or e-mail me at Wrensrambles@gmail.com.au. I am adding all of you who have already commented throughout April A to Z, one entry per comment, plus for those not on Google + and who have e-mailed me direct, you are included too, no worries!

And drumroll please here is what you will win...



Just to look at this is more detail, the giveaway does not include the orchid in the pot, that is just there to make the picture look pretty! You will get, posted where ever you live in the world... The blue wren fine bone china mug was bought on my travels for the April A to Z blogs. It was made in China ha ha but Can you guess where I bought it?  




Also, there was one place this month where we spotted some blue wrens who remembers where?! The final part of my giveaway is the eco bird feeder, the simple, elegant way of recycling unwanted food to attract the little birds into your garden.




This giveaway will remain open for comments until midnight Sunday Melbourne time.
Good Luck to you all!

Thank you to all of you who have joined me on this April A to Z Challenge 
and encouraged me along the way, it means a lot, 
you have really warmed my heart.

Linking with thanks to Jenny Matlock at Warm Heart Wednesday

PS: * Wander Victoria is an initiative of our Victorian State Government to encourage us to explore the charms of regional Victoria. You can find out more on my previous post here.


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