I received an email from Anya over at Anya’s Garden regarding her Winter Solstice Giveaway Event and thought I’d pass the news along.
Anya is starting a new annual tradition on her blog. She has long been fascinated with this time of year, when, as a child, she noticed the cold, dark days of Wintertime Philadelphia were made tolerable by the festive lights of Hanukkah and Christmas. In her neighborhood, Christmas lights were kept lit in windows until New Years Eve, brightening the dark streets and making the cold more tolerable.
This year, Anya is inaugurating a Winter Solstice Event on her new blog, hosted on her own website. The former blog site didn’t allow her to see the email addresses of people who left comments, and some giveaway prizes went unclaimed when the winners couldn’t be notified. Now, everyone will be notified immediately after their name is randomly chosen.
The celebration of lights will begin on the shortest day of the year, December 21st, and continue through the lengthening days with a giveaway every day until December 31st. Anya will also write about personal, perfumery, mystical and practical events that have shaped her in her art and life. It will be a lovely journey that she hopes to share with you, and with the giveaway gifts, pay it forward to the community of customers and natural perfume lovers who have helped build her businesses.
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Happy Winter Solstice!