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It’s a Good Day to Be You

The winner of the Oh Happy Day goes to Paris contest is Beth Renaud of Los Angeles. To find the winner I assigned each entry a number and then put the total number into Random.org. From there I counted up to the number until I got to Beth’s name. Writing the email to tell her she had won was one of the funnest things I’ve ever done. I put in the subject line “It’s a good day to be you.” And then told her she won! I asked Beth to tell a little bit about her reaction since we couldn’t have cameras there Oprah-style to see what happened.

 

Congrats Beth! I can’t wait to meet you!

  1. Susan

    June 24, 2011

    So sweet…what an amazing gift you have given Jordan.

  2. Bri

    June 24, 2011

    so exciting! truly is a good day to be beth :)

  3. Kate

    June 24, 2011

    Aw, this made me smile. Congratulations, Beth. And good on ya, Jordan, for offering such a once-in-a-lifetime!!

  4. Elizabeth Rusiecki

    June 24, 2011

    this is so wonderful, and im so glad we got to share this great occasion with her too.

  5. Kelly

    June 24, 2011

    Aww, so sweet. Congrats, Beth! Hope you share with us pictures of the trip.

  6. cjm

    June 24, 2011

    I was just whining on the original post that I wish we knew how she reacted. Yea! Enjoy! Especially the sweets…

  7. Loli

    June 24, 2011

    Congratulations Beth!!!!!
    And Jordan, like I said before this is sooooooo great!
    I am glad to know that there are creative, nice and loving ways to get 12432 people to “like you” on facebook. 😉
    I´ll be waiting for pictures of the trip!

  8. Carly

    June 24, 2011

    this made me smile so much. congratulations to Beth, you’ll have a blast! this is so cool you’re doing this giveaway, Jordan!

  9. Kelly Sauer

    June 24, 2011

    So happy! Thanks for sharing her joy!

  10. Marcelle

    June 24, 2011

    This was nice. I do hope we get to see photos of the trip.

  11. Maddy

    June 24, 2011

    Congrats Beth! It will be the trip of a lifetime!

  12. Denise Laborde

    June 24, 2011

    Congratulations Beth!

    And , Jordan, great job! Your giveaway spread awesome, fun, good vibes all over the internet. Love that!

  13. Shea

    June 24, 2011

    Congrats to Beth! Thank you for sharing her reaction. I often wonder how people react when they win giveaways and especially one this huge. I do hope we’ll hear more about her visit when she makes the trek. So awesome!

  14. Snippets of Thyme

    June 24, 2011

    How fun to hear her reaction. She is one lucky girl and I hope her trip is awesome!!

  15. Alex Wijnen

    June 24, 2011

    Congrats to Beth. And thanks for sharing her reaction – so fun to read! I could totally picture her reaction. Yes, I wish I were the one who received that email but she sounds like she deserves it and she’ll have a blast :) (and I’m getting hungry for French pastries!)

  16. Lindsey

    June 24, 2011

    So beth, who are you taking with you???

  17. Sarah K.

    June 24, 2011

    Thanks for sharing her reaction–it’s fun to know how it turned out!

  18. fawn

    June 24, 2011

    AWESOME.

  19. junita

    June 24, 2011

    I love that phrase– It’s a good day to be you! It’s a lovely idea, even for those of us who didn’t win :-) Looking forward to hearing about Beth’s trip.

  20. rebecca s.

    June 24, 2011

    beyond fantastic! i loved reading this.

    you are amazing for doing this! she can tell her grandchildren about the first time she went to paris and you made it happen!!

    bon weekend!

  21. rebecca s.

    June 24, 2011

    also: huge congrats, beth!

  22. danika

    June 24, 2011

    You have always been very generous Summerstone. You are awesome!

  23. Michelle Torres

    June 24, 2011

    Very very sweet!!!!!!!! Have a fabulous time Beth!!!

    Michelle Torres
    decorater4life@aol.com

  24. Megan

    June 25, 2011

    Very awesome!! Congrats again!

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    June 25, 2011

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  26. Jordana @ White Cabana

    June 25, 2011

    I’m hoping some bubbly was poured on both ends of this giveaway. What an amazing treat for one lucky reader!
    J

  27. Valeria

    June 25, 2011

    Congrats and enjoy for all of us

  28. emma

    June 25, 2011

    how exciting! :) hope you’ll share some pictures of your trip with us!

  29. Catherine

    June 26, 2011

    So much fun to hear her reaction! Congratulations Beth!!!

  30. Bri

    June 27, 2011

    Awww! So happy for you Beth! You will have an amaaaaazing time.

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    June 29, 2011

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  32. Zoe - SlowMama

    July 5, 2011

    Congrats to Beth!

  33. Mae

    July 6, 2011

    lol. Aww congrats!

  34. HAYEA

    July 8, 2011

    Hi. I’m living in South Korea. And I frequently visit this blog. So much envy of Beth and I want Beth to enjoy her trip to Paris! I love here! :)

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