Friday, December 1, 2017

Day 1 of #12DaysOfCarleesChristmas

Thanks so much for stopping by CarleeMcDot.com today. Whether you've been following along on my journey since I started this blog OVER ELEVEN YEARS AGO or you stopped by for the first time today - WELCOME!

And no matter how long you've been visiting, you picked an AMAZING time to pop in because we're celebrating my #12DaysOfCarleesChristmas {read my post announcing this series HERE if you don't know what I'm talking about}.


Today is Day 1 of my #12DaysOfCarleesChristmas! And the prize today is pretty FAN-FREAKIN'-TASTIC! Although, to be honest, all of the prizes are AMAZEBALLS! If I could enter my own giveaways I'm pretty sure I would enter each and every one of them in this series because they are just that AWESOMESAUCE.

Up for grabs today is: 1 $100 gift card for 
Sarah Marie Design Studio


For today, DAY ONE, one winner will be selected, winning a $100 gift card for Sarah Marie Design Studio.

I have been a fan of Sarah Marie Design Studio for like... EVER! But the hubby and I have been trying to simplify our lives, which means less purchasing things, so I never pulled the trigger and ordered anything (another reason is because I love just about EVERYTHING and haven't been able to narrow my "Wish List" to less than ten items).


So when Sarah and I teamed up a few months back for a giveaway, it was like the stars aligned, the heavens opened and the angels rejoiced ;) Okay, that might be a bit much, but I definitely let out a little squeal when I got the message.

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She didn't just send one item, she sent a boat-load. I was beyond floored when I opened the package. #HappyDance


Let's just say it was a love at first sight! In the past I haven't been one for muscle tees, but lately I can't get enough (I love rocking them with a Handful bra underneath so I still feel covered, but can add a little extra pop of color).

Is this new slogan amazing or what?!

Although Mother Nature was a rude lady and unrelenting this summer, I am stoked for it to be sweatshirt weather soon!

A few of the essentials I packed in my carry-on for my trip to Chicago in October!

And tell me this tank is not PERFECT! I mean... I literally think I might live in it while they hubby and I are out and about on our adventures. #WhoUsesThePhoneToActuallyCallAnymore #NotMe #PleaseJustText


I can't forget about the AWESOME Steve Prefontaine pin. I honestly had to hide it when it first arrived because the hubby wanted to steal it from me. So freakin' amazing, right?! Legit this is my fave pin EVER!


Don't forget the moisture wicking hat! Normally I'll run in a trucker (since that's all I have), but this is definitely a step up in my headgear game! It even has UV protection in the fabric - SCORE!

PS Please ignore the fact that the bill isn't straight... I had just rocked the hat on an 18-miler (in 80% humidity) and was a little disheveled.

Now, if only Sarah had a "Run all the miles, Eat all the chips and salsa" shirt I'd be all set! But really, Sarah, hint hint ;)

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One of the awesome things about this giveaway is you get to pick your own adventure. You get $100 to use towards whatever you would like to order - pins, tanks, coffee mugs, sweatshirts, hats, sports bras, nail wraps, etc!

Entering this giveaway (along with the other #12DaysOfCarleesChristmas giveaways) is easy-peasy! Simply use the Rafflecopter widget listed below on the giveaway blog post and cross your fingers. Some entries are available daily so I'd HIGHLY recommend entering early and often. (Shoot, I would even go as far as suggesting you set an alarm to remind you to come back to this page every 24 hours so you can take advantage of as many entries as possible!)

a Rafflecopter giveaway
Now, the nitty gritty details... All entries are verified, so please make sure to do whatever the required action for the entry is or it will be disqualified. I would hate for you to miss out on winning due to a technicality, so if you are going to click the option, make sure you do whatever it asks or a new, random winner will be selected in your place.

Also, this giveaway will last seven days, with the winner being picked (and notified) on the eighth day. The winner will have 24 hours to reply to the congratulations email from me to claim their prize. That means, for this specific giveaway, it will end on December 7th at 11:59pm PST and the winner will be chosen on December 8th.


And, finally, the winner must have a US mailing address. International shipping seems to cost an arm and a leg these days, and customs is a major headache, so to make it easier (and cheaper) on the brands who have offered up their products, the winners must live in United States of America (or at least have an address we can ship to within the US).

With that said, BEST OF LUCK TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERS! And don't forget to stop back tomorrow to see what is up next in my #12DaysOfCarleesChristmas (I promise you do NOT want to miss out on any of these giveaways!)!

PS Just in case you aren't the lucky winner, you can still use the coupon code "GIMME" for 10% off through 12/31 (because EVERYONE is a WINNER in my book)! So go get your shop on and save a few dollars in the process!

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Sarah said...

Love these! And I am asking my Hubs for a Run All the Miles, Eat all the Tacos! shirt....our household joke is I would have different forms of tacos for every meal at my house if I could.:)

Runningmere said...

I’m with you, her stuff is just THE BEST! I haven’t ordered anything yet, but I’m hoping Santa brings me something this year.

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, drink all the bourbon �� I love this stuff! I can’t wait to give my BRF her Sarah Marie Christmas gift ❤️

Leah Jones said...

Run all the miles, eat all the FOOD! haha

Unknown said...

Dying for some runner swag!

Leslie H. said...

Run all the miles, eat all the breakfast tacos 🌮

Jen said...

Run all the miles, eat all the Ice Cream!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles drink all egg nog

Jo Ann Dillion said...

Run all the miles eat all the spaghetti :)

Marissa said...

I love Sarah Marie Design Studio! Can’t wait for my F*ck yeah Shalene pin to arive! Run all the miles, eat all the ice cream!

Unknown said...

Totally agree, I love SMDS products! My marathoner sports bra is my fav 🙌🏻

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the everything! SMDS is the best, good one for the 1st of your fun.

Heather said...

Run all the miles, eat all the pizza 🍕 Fingers crossed I win this awesome prize! 🤞I have a SMD wishlist 26.2 miles long!!!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all of the carbs!

Chasity said...

Run all the miles eat all the tacos

Unknown said...

Run all the miles.. eat everything!

Unknown said...

I bought my husband Run All The Miles - Eat all the Burritos - he eats refried bean burritos during our 100 milers, pretty much the grossest thing ever but it works for him.

MedicScrapper said...

Drink all the wine !!!

Kathryn said...

Run all the miles, eat all the cookies!

newsomce said...

Run all the miles, drink all the bourbon!

I'm also planing to get one of the marathoner sweatshirts but will keep it hidden away until I complete my FIRST FULL MARATHON in March. So excited!

Megan said...

Run all the miles, eat all of Santa’s cookies. Definitely putting the run all the miles drink all the champagne on my Christmas list:)

Kaella On The Run said...

Ahhh! I love this! I've admired her stuff for ages but would use this to finally treat myself! My best friend is getting married and we are going for a run the morning of. I have my eye on surprising her with the "run all the miles drink all the champagne" shirts!

midwestclaire said...

The entire SMDS website is basically my Christmas list. *fingers crossed*

Anonymous said...

Yay! Hope I win!

Jamie said...

Love my runner sweatshirt! So cozy! Run all the miles eat all the French fries! ♥️

Unknown said...

Run all the miles eat all the Starburst!

Unknown said...

Eat all the French fries!

Casey Jones said...

Run all the miles, eat all the ice cream ����

Anonymous said...

Run all the miles, eat all the candy!����

Heidi said...

Run all the miles, eat all the breakfast tacos. And all the coffee!

Unknown said...

I currently have "Run all the miles, eat all the chocolate" - so I may need to add "Run all the miles, eat all the pizza" :)

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the burgers! It’s my go to!

Krysta Jensen said...

PIZZA!!

Unknown said...

It would be a toss up between Run all the miles, eat all the bacon or run all the miles, eat all the tacos!!! :)

Jenn Zollo said...

Run all the miles, eat all the lobster mac & cheese �� (clearly still craving last night’s dinner)

Katy C. said...

TACOS

Jenn Cramer said...

If it weren't for the fact that I'm just a first year teacher, I would have bought EVERYTHING from them! I love their sweatshirt that says "Kinda want to go for a run, kinda want to stay in bed"!

Carrie said...

Run all the miles...eat all the cheese. Or pizza. Or Skittles. It’s a tough on!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the waffles!

Chelsea B. said...

Run all the Miles...Drink all the Sweet Tea!

Elise Matulis said...

I LOVE my "Life's Short Run Fast" tank! One of my very favorites!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the TACOS!

Lora Knowles said...

Run all the miles eat all the food!

Sadie said...

Run all the miles, eat all the CHOCOLATE!
Sadie B.

Unknown said...

Awesome! Thank you for this!!! So excited to enter!! Stephanie Harlow

Unknown said...

Eat all the ice cream!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles eat all of the donuts

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the chips and queso!

Anonymous said...

Eat all the pizza!

Kristin said...

Runderful giveaway. $100 that *cannot* be used on shoes is great!

Stephanie Lesco said...

I love this! Run all the miles, drink all the beer and eat all the cupcakes!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles eat all the cookies

Edith Yonts said...

I wore her Boston nail wraps when I ran Boston in April. My favorite tee is Drink all the coffee run all the miles!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles eat all the chips and salsa

Unknown said...

eat all the bagels (fave post run food!)

Also, I was attempting type my IG handle while balancing a sick baby on my lap. I think it came out as "a" rther than "ahotsouthernmess!"

Caitlin said...

I have a couple shirts from SMDS - my favorite is Run All the Miles Drink All the Wine! I wouldn't mind adding the margarita one to my collection ;)

Ashley said...

Run all the miles, eat ALL the pizza!! ������

Unknown said...

Eat all the DONUTS!!!! Seriously in love with her stuff

Allison Capps said...

Eat all the DONUTS!!!! Love all her products!

Britany said...

I absolutely love all of her stuff. It covers all of my bases (wine, beer, whiskey, oh my!). I'd totally make one that said "Run all the miles, eat all of the sushi" because I love me some rolls.

Unknown said...

PIZZA! Seriously could live off pizza!

Kristine Heien said...

Run all the miles, eat all the chocolate!

Unknown said...

Eat all the donuts...for life!!! My favorite!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the desserts. I don't discriminate which kind of dessert! 😆

Anonymous said...

Eat all the peanut butter. I have serious issues with how much I love that stuff!

Anonymous said...

Run all the miles, eat all the low- carb bread! Lol

Kylee L said...

I’m the same way. I love Sarah Marie shirts unfortunately trying to get my first born ready for college in the fall, that’s where all extra money goes. I do have one t-shirt that I bought on sale at the Running store, it’s definitely my go-to!

Anonymous said...

I love SMDS!! I just ordered the live easy run hard sweatshirt for myself on back Friday. Would love to buy literally everything!!! ������ -Masha Jones

Alyssa said...

Run all the miles, eat all the ice cream! ����

Unknown said...

Eat all the ice cream!!! ����

Unknown said...

RUN all the miles, eat all the salsa!

selby said...

pasta!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the pizza!!!

Jolene said...

Eat all the jr mints! Or ice cream!

Christina said...

Definitely eat all the ice Cream

transforming_traci said...

I definitely second the Run All The Miles, Eat All The Chips & Salsa!!!!

Bobbi said...

Run all the miles, eat all the Tater tots... I would day tacos first, but figured that is popular and love some tater tots. I think I need a tater tot taco!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the ICE CREAM!

Unknown said...

I have the run all the miles, drink all the champagne; positive vibes negative splits; and the marathoner hoodie - but been dying for the life's short run fast sweatshirt! - kim k.

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the ice cream!

So excited for this giveaway!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, drink all the beer. Although chips & salsa would def be a close second!!

josephine said...

DONUTS!!!!

Nichole said...

Tacos! Tacos! Tacos! Always TACOS!

Daisy said...

Run all the miles, eat all the chocolate chips! Or gluten free pancakes! or gluten free cheesecake brownies! or...well, I could go one, but I won't.

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the CHEESE! Love SMDS!!

Unknown said...

...eat all the guac!

Josi B said...

Run all the miles, eat all the CAKE!

@pepperplacemarket said...

Run all the miles, eat all the tofurkey tacos!! 😍

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Krista said...

Run all the miles, drink all the beer!! I love Sarah Marie Designs! I have so many things from her shop on my wish list :)

Miles60 said...

Run all the miles...eat all the omelets!

Peanut said...

EAT ALLLLLLL THE DONUTS, duh!

Ashley said...

Run all the miles, eat all the donuts and drink all the wine! That Prefontaine pin has been on my wish list 5eva!

erindegroff said...

Run all the miles, eat all the donuts!!

Reca Porter said...

Eat all the ice cream!

Laura Couto said...

Oh my goodness I want it all!!! I think I want my shirt to say "Run all the miles, eat all the candy!!"

AMC said...

Eat all the pizza!!!!

Heather @ HeatherRunsFast.com said...

Run all the miles, eat all the CARBS!

Unknown said...

I'm an eat all the chips & salsa too, but really I'd prefer, run all the miles, drink all the margartia's :)

Amber Harman said...

Run all the miles, eat all the ice cream or chips & salsa are musts!!!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the pizza!

Kristi Goes Places said...

I am the same with being a Sarah Marie Design Studio fan but never buying due to being in grad school and having our first child. But I have drooled over her stuff since I first discovered it and plan to buy something someday!

bexisrad said...

Run all the miles eat all the French fries!!!!

Kris Murray said...

Run all the miles, eat all the pizza!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, have all the naps!

I am the same as you, I haven't ever managed to purchase anything from her - but love all of them!!

MVB said...

Tacos! I love all her shirts though.

Amanda Faul said...

Run all the miles, eat all the bacon!

paola said...

Run all the miles, eat all the donuts!

kelly said...

Right now it is.....run all the miles eat all the Christmas cookies!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the pizza and pasta. I love Italian food. Haha.

Keri Russell said...

Run all the miles, eat all the donuts!

Unknown said...

I own so much of her stuff already, but I need it all

Momma of a baby cupcake said...

I need the Run all the miles drink all the beer! LOVE

Abristol said...

Run all the miles, Eat all the Mac
Run all the miles, Eat all the M&C

I do love my mac and cheese and I do need to run all the miles in order to keep eating it! haha!

Run all the miles, Eat all the Pastries

My best friend is a pastry chef....and having a best friend as a pastry chef, i eat my fair share of pastries here and there.

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the tacos!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the peanut butter!

Amanda said...

I’m SHOCKED there isn’t chips and salsa. Why eat a taco when you can just eat the chips and salsa. It’s totally a meal in my book!!

Bree at Clarity Defined said...

Run all the miles, eat all the ice cream!! But legit love your suggestion of chips and salsa... plus, when there are more chips, you must go to the store and get more salsa. But then you run out of chips and so you have to go get more to finish the salsa. The cycle of chips and salsa never ends.

Amy Lauren Scott said...

Run all the miles, eat all the DESSERTS!

Unknown said...

macaroni and cheese!! Love it and these shirts are so cute!

Anna Nayeri said...

Run all the miles.......eat all the CHOCOLATE!!!!

Misti said...

Run all the miles eat all the EVERYTHING...I mean it's why I run right ��

Stephie said...

Run all the miles... drink all the beer!

Rosa said...

Run all the miles, eat all the ice cream!

Gabby said...

I have been eyeing so many things from her site!

Gala said...

Run all the miles, eat all the whales!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the green smoothies and donuts!!! It’s called having a balanced life!

Evan said...

Run all the miles eat all the TACOS!!! That’s a shirt already tho. And I have it. And I love it.

Unknown said...

Run All The Miles eat all the BACON!!!!!!

Jennifer said...

I would love run all the miles eat all the tacos!!

Meli said...

Run all the miles, eat all the pizza and mac n cheese. #nom!

Sarah n said...

Run all the miles, eat all the Khachapuri (cheese stuffed bread with egg baked on top).

kelly hanley said...

Run all the miles, drink all the beer

Amanda Williams said...

Run all the miles, drink all the Chai!

WhitneyLargent said...

Run all the miles, eat all the donuts!!

Sandy said...

Run all the miles, eat all the chips and guac!

bsmok said...

Run all the miles, drink allllllll of the beer!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles and drink all the beer!

Ken C said...

Run all the miles and eat all the Ice Cream we scream

Meg said...

I love SMDS! I want all her stuff!!

Toni @ Running, Loving, Living said...

Run all the miles drink all the beer

KimJ said...

Run all the miles, eat all the FRENCH FRIES!!

Donna Porter said...

Awesome giveaway!!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the pancakes!

Kristen M. said...

...eat all the chocolate chip mint ice cream!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the waffles!

Juliana said...

run all the miles, eat all the macarons!

Jessica said...

Run all the miles, eat all the banana sandwiches!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the cookies!

Unknown said...

So excited for this...getting back into working out and I love love love cutesy stuff for anything I do. What better way to motivate myself then being able to get a shirt in a smaller size and work until it fits!

Stephanie said...

I LOVE their stuff soooooo much, I need that sweatshirt!!

redaussie3 said...

Run all the miles, eat all of the cheeseburgers!

FireRunner2379 said...

Run All the Miles, Eat all the PIZZA!

Libby K said...

Run all the miles, eat all the PEANUT BUTTER!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat ALL the guacamole!!

Just Me Chelsea B. said...

Run all the miles, eat all the CHOCOLATE!! :)

Shannon said...

ice cream!

Unknown said...

ICE CREAM. I have the shirt and I wear it all summer long! ;-)

Kristin said...

Run all the miles, eat all the donuts

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, drink all the wine! Or beer! -shrug- I just really love to run and drink.

Sheena Morris said...

Run all the miles, eat all the crumpets!

Unknown said...

First #planksgiving, now this? I love this!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the potatoes!

Allison said...


Run all the miles, eat all the peanut butter!!! Love this giveaway :)

Ellen said...

Run all the miles, eat sweets!

danielle said...

Run all the miles, eat all the avocados!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the tacos!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the chocolate!

Liz Mitchell said...

Run all the miles, eat all the carbs!

Unknown said...

Her website is incredible!! I wish I had all the money to buy all the things. Hoping I win!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles. Eat all the cookie dough. My favorite post marathon treat!

MaryBeth said...

Run all the miles, eat all the donuts!

Love her stuff!

rkeppen said...

Run all the miles, eat all the cupcakes!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the cookie cake!

Michele C said...

Run all the miles, eat all the tacos. Totally tacos.

Amanda G said...

Run all the miles, eat all the gluten free pizza!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles drink all the coffee! I’m pretty sure this already exists, but coffee=Love!

Alaskan Runner said...

Run all the miles, eat all the cookies!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat ALL THE FRIED CHICKEN! LOL

Unknown said...

All the beer haha

Aly Coughlin said...

Run all the miles, eat all the PEANUT BUTTA!

amie said...

Run all the miles, eat all the lobstah!

Anonymous said...

Run all the miles, eat all the soft pretzels!

Kristen W. said...

Run all the miles, eat all the cupcakes and drink all the wine!

Liz said...

Run all the miles, eat all the pizza! I’ve been dying to order too but I can’t seem to get my wish list to a reasonable amount either! This would be great! I’ve also been DYING for the Pre pin but I’m waiting until I can order more things!

Heather said...

Run all the miles eat all the ice cream

Unknown said...

Run all the miles eat all the Reese’s

Lorena M. said...

Run all the miles eat all of the cookies

Unknown said...

Run all the miles eat all the peanut butter!

Nicole Martin said...

Pizza!!!!

Unknown said...

Run all the miles, eat all the donuts FOR SURE

Unknown said...

Run all the miles eat all the acai bowls! My new addiction !

Deanna C said...

Eat all the chocolate

Unknown said...

Eat all the Mickey Treats! °o°

San said...

Run all the miles, eat all the licorice.

Unknown said...

I’d have to go with run all the miles, eat all the ice cream - but i know that shirt already exists in her shop because it’s on my christmas list �� So...run all the miles, eat all the queso!

Stassja said...

I've had the same problem! I really want to buy EVERYTHING on her site so I haven't bought anything yet! But I'm definitely going to get her nail wraps for Boston!! They're amazing

jdp said...

Run all the miles, eat all the chips

Lindsay said...

Run all the miles eat all the dessert!

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