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Mother’s Bracelet {Giveaway}

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I have been reading Dana’s blog since before it was Roscommon Acres. (Does anyone remember when it was Principled Discovery?)

And when she lost her little son in an accident shortly before Christmas, I felt like I was mourning for a dear friend. I was mourning for a dear friend. Even though I had never met her or spoken with her, I felt as though I knew her because she has been sharing pieces of her life with me and all of her blog readers for a long time.

And my heart was broken imagining what she was feeling.

Since that time, Dana has dedicated herself to raising money to fund “Tiggy’s House“, a center in Nepal that will reach out to orphans and street children. Dana wants those children to know the love her little “Tiggy” knew during his short life.

One way she raises money for Tiggy’s House is making by making and selling her beautiful jewelry. 100% of the proceeds goes toward funding the center, and the goal is $50,000.

Dana sent me this beautiful mother’s bracelet that has my birthstone and my husband’s on each side of the cross. Around the rest of the bracelet, in birth order, are the birthstones for each of our 8 children. I LOVE it!

You can find these awesome bracelets at her Etsy store, and if you buy one, you will know that the money will go toward a worthy cause.

Dana would also like to give one of my readers your very own custom made mother’s bracelet! This would make an awesome Mother’s Day gift for you or someone you love!

Simply leave a comment on this post (email readers will need to click through to the post) telling me you would like to win this bracelet.

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  1. Patty Haubner says:

    The bracelets are beautiful, I would love to get one.

  2. Claire Cook says:

    What a beautiful story.

  3. Claire Cook says:

    Oh, I’d love to win it!

  4. Oh what a beautiful bracelet and a wonderful ministry. I would love to win this bracelet.

  5. Kira Fikes says:

    I love to see the creative ways the Lord uses to heal a mothers heart while providing for His children at the same time! I would love to win this bracelet to remind me of my little blessings and that we are all His little blessings!

  6. Kate Fannin says:

    I would love to have one of her bracelets…It’s wonderful how God is using her in the time of her loss. What a strong spirit and beautiful ministry!

  7. i’d love to win this! Thanks!

  8. I would wear it with honor and joy. How beautiful…her bracelets and the heart the Lord has given her to turn her hurt into something so precious…helping others in Christ’s love.

  9. Elizabeth says:

    I would love to give this bracelet to my mom.

  10. I would love to win this bracelet!

  11. Katherine Nguyen says:

    I too read this blog, and have cried reading her journey. I would love to win a bracelet from her!

  12. Bonnie M. says:

    I would love to win a bracelet. Yours is so pretty!

  13. Your bracelet is lovely! I would love to win one as well! Thank you for the chance! :o)

  14. Mary Lemke says:

    How beautiful!

  15. Heather Wawa says:

    Such a sweet bracelet! I’ve always wanted a mother’s necklace or bracelet and that one is just lovely.

  16. What a lovely way to carry your children with you.

  17. So sweet- I would love to win!

  18. I would LOVE to win this bracelet. What a great way to honor my husband and children.

  19. That is an absolutely beautiful bracelet! It is so hard to find birthstone bracelets for large families. I’d treasure one.

  20. Beautiful bracelet! Amazing ministry!

  21. I would appreciate this bracelet. Wonderful idea! Hard to find mother’s items when you have 8!

  22. Oh, that is amazing to me how people turn tragedy into hope. I love the bracelets and would love to win one.

  23. I too have been following dana’s story….I am definitely going to buy from her etsy site, maybe one for my mom and mother-in-law for mothers day! I would LOVE to win one for myself!

  24. I would love to win the bracelet for my sister who is someone I look up to. We need many more Dana’s in this world – what an inspiration!

  25. I, too, read Dana’s blog and started reading right after the accident. My heart broke for her and she has been in my prayers ever since. I would love to win one of her bracelets.

  26. Heartwarming and inspiring story. Lovely bracelet

  27. I love this bracelet and would sure love to win it! Very special!

  28. I would love one!

  29. Michaeleen says:

    How beautiful…I would love to win one. And I will pray for Dana to reach her goal.

  30. Mary Lou says:

    Since all of my jewelry is from the 1980′s (before kids), I’d love to have this beautiful bracelet to wear!

  31. What a wonderful ministry! As a mother of 8,I know how hard it is to find bracelets or rings that have enough space for that many birthstones. Beautiful I checked out her etsy store,and she has many other lovely things,too.

  32. Stephanie H. says:

    I would love to receive one of these bracelets. What a meaningful keepsake.

  33. Carol Peterson says:

    I am a gramma nearing 60 years old, and have experienced uncounted Blessings from the hand of our LORD (for even in the hard things HE is working Good). This is a wonderful time to live– with the CHRISTian movies coming out to impact our society (has anyone seen October Baby??); women sharing their hearts and lives with others–mirroring our LORD’S heart in Titus 2; families allowing GOD to turn their ashes into beauty and being productive to the benefit of the least of these……….. May our LORD abundantly Bless Dana’s “Loving” through the work of her hands.

  34. Laura Orliwski says:

    The bracelet is beautiful! I would love to win it. What a great idea!

  35. I would love to win the bracelet.

  36. Sukyee Ng says:

    The bracelet is very pretty.

  37. I would absolutely love to get one of these!

  38. wendy welch says:

    Her story was absolutely heartbreaking. I love her determination to pull herself up out of the grief and be there for her other children. The bracelets are beautiful and I would love to have one (for myself and for my mother). Thanks for the giveaway!!

  39. I would LOVE to win that beautiful bracelet.

  40. TwoDiffSocks says:

    These bracelets are beautiful & I too, would love to get one.

  41. Heather @ Kids in the Sink says:

    I would love this bracelet! They’re so pretty and how special!

  42. Sharalyn says:

    I would *love* to win one of these!

  43. I would love to win this to wear as a token of thankfulness for my 7 children.

  44. What a blessing! I would love to win a bracelet. They are beautiful! Thanks for letting us know about this wonderful opportunity.

  45. I have been looking around a bit for a bracelet to wear as a reminder of my commitment to parenting in a way that consistently shows God’s love to my children – and this bracelet would be perfect for this purpose!

  46. The bracelets are so pretty! and the cause is wonderful. I’d love a bracelet to give my sister in law. She is a lady of few funds but lots of heart and she gives and gives of herself.

  47. I would love to win and would be so happy to wear this bracelet and share Tiggy’s sad story and Dana’s mission. I feel Dana’s heartache and am amazed at her powerful strength to turn this sadness into such wonderful good.

  48. Even though I have never lost a child, I can imagine what she went through when she lost her son. My thoughts and prayers are with her and her family as they continue to grieve. I would be honored to have a bracelet made by her loving hands. Thank you for bring us such wonderful and inspiring stories.

  49. We have adopted two children and would be honored to wear such a beautiful bracelet. What a great way to show others, ways they can help and minister to orphans if they are not able to adopt. I would love to win this bracelet.

  50. Melanie L says:

    What a wonderful person you are! We are blessed with 3 children and would be honored to wear a bracelet from you.

  51. What a beautiful bracelet and a fantastic giveaway!! :) Would love to be a winner! ;)

  52. Jennie V. says:

    so sweet, I would love to see my family members birthstones on a bracelet!

  53. How wonderful and what a great Mother’s Day gift for the grandmas. A worthy cause for sure!

  54. Very nice. Thank you for your generosity!

  55. Rebecca L. says:

    I remember her losing her little one. My heart still breaks. Thank you for such a profound and meaningful giveaway! I love the bracelets.

  56. Merry Jo says:

    I’d love this! Thanks for the chance!

  57. I would like to win. Thanks for the chance.

  58. Mary Johnson says:

    I would love yo win one! I’m off to shop her etsy store!

  59. I would love to win this bracelet for my mother. February 4, of this year, I lost my sister Kathy, her 29th birthday was 2 months away. My mother is in such pain from the lost of her daughter. This is the second time my mother has had to experience the pain of losing a child. Kathy had a twin named Kelly that passed away at birth. Now Kathy is with her twin sister Kelly in heaven. My mother had to say goodbye to two loved daughters. This bracelet would be such a wonderful Mother’s Day gift of her.

  60. Would love to win one of these beautiful bracelets.

  61. The bracelets are so pretty! I would love to win one.

  62. Becky Milstead says:

    I’ve been wanting something like this! If I don’t win, it’s good to know that I can order one. :-)

  63. I, too, was heartbroken when she lost Tiggy. So much love in his short life is a wonderful gift to share with those she hopes to share with. I would love to win this bracelet and I will be browsing the Etsy shop as well to keep them in mind for gifts.

  64. I love it! I’ve been looking for some kind of mother’s bracelet or necklace that would be good for a large family; something that wouldn’t have 6+ charms hanging off it. This is great!

  65. I would LOVE to win this. LOVE LOVE LOVE.

  66. Cynthia Smith says:

    I would LOVE to win one of these!!
    Thank you!

  67. christina L says:

    I would love to win it! It is beautiful!

  68. Very pretty! I would love to win this! Thanks!

  69. What a beautiful bracelet I would love to win

  70. Jen Shirley says:

    What a moving story of beauty from the ashes. Thank you for sharing her story & her ministry. I would love to win a bracelet.

  71. Paula Walter says:

    I would love to win this…I also read her story and cried, how heartbreaking.

  72. Jeri @ Texas Piglets says:

    oh yes! Because I don’t have anything representing our newest adopted daughter. So yes, yes yes, please!

  73. Spring Ross says:

    I would love this bracelet!

  74. I would love to win the bracelet & h

  75. I also follow Roscommon Acres. Have prayed and cried over her posts many times. Please enter me for the beautiful bracelet she is giving away! Thanks!

  76. Sage Rylind says:

    That is beautiful! I would love to win one! :-)

  77. Jennifer says:

    Beautiful bracelets. I know a few special moms who should have a bracelet. I will defintely look up her etsy site today.

  78. How beautiful and what a beautiful cause! I’d love to win this bracelet! Thank you for the opportunity!

  79. Elizabeth W says:

    I would love to win!

  80. Dana’s story has impacted my life deeply. I would love to win this! We’re expecting our 7th baby in October…it would be great to have all 7 birthstones in a bracelt to wear, to remind me to love them like Christ!

  81. The bracelet is beautiful. I would love to win. Thanks for hosting!

  82. I’d love to win this beautiful bracelet!

  83. I would love to win this! I just had my 3rd baby and would love something with all 3 kids birthstones on it :-)

  84. Sheila, Mom to Seven says:

    I would love to win this beautiful heirloom!

  85. Kerry Fritz says:

    What neat bracelets

  86. I would love to have one of Dana’s bracelets. I went and read several of her blogs at Roscommon Acres. I held my breath wanting the outcome to be anything else. Thank you (and Dana) for reminding me of the precious gift of my children.

  87. Lydia Hostetler says:

    These are beautiful! Thank-you for offering it to us as a giveaway. I would so love to win one..

  88. rennie quinn says:

    the bracelets are beautiful and spiritual as well would love one and at this joyous Easter time so lovely

  89. Very beautiful! I would love to win one.

  90. Rana Weikel says:

    I would LOVE to win this bracelet!! Thank you!!

  91. They’re beautiful!

  92. So glad I found your blog today and have been blessed! This story really pulls on your heart strings. The bracelet is beautiful!

  93. chris adams says:

    I would love to win

  94. Melanie Kocke says:

    I love this idea! I would really like to own one. I have 4 kids and have had one miscarriage. I wonder if there could be a special, different bead that could commemorate the loss of a baby as well. Hmmm…

  95. BEAUTIFUL bracelet, and I’d wear it in a second…but that is an ankh (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ankh), not a cross, on the bracelet. Like I said, I’d wear it regardless, since Christ is the key of life and the giver of eternal life, but an ankh means different things to different people.

  96. Beautiful! Both the bracelet and her mission. :)

  97. What a beautiful bracelet! I love your blog and have been reading for a while! Thanks for the giveaway,
    Stephanie

  98. very pretty!

  99. So creative! Bless you both!

  100. Jennifer says:

    Very sweet!

  101. Great opportunity!!

  102. It is beautiful and I would love to win one too! Blessings

  103. i would love one!

  104. Heather11 says:

    I would love to win one. It is absolutely beautiful!!!

  105. I would love one!!! Nice welcome home present for me since we hope to bring home our newly adopted children soon!!!!

  106. Kat Menard says:

    Love the bracelet! I had one when i first became a mother, that eventually bit the dust. Now i have more kids anyway, so i need a new one!

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