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Winner: $25 Abe's Gift Certificate

Abe's Gift Certificate

For those of you who missed learning about Abe’s, I wrote a bit about it here.  If you can’t get all the things you need locally, Abe’s is a good alternative market.

$25 Gift Certificate Winner

Our lucky someone who gets to try out Abe’s Market is….

And the Winner is....


Congratulations, Maureen! I think heard you jumping up and down in the back there.  ;)  Please email me and I’ll put you in touch with Ilana at Abe’s!  (And please note that you have a week to email me, otherwise I’ll draw a new name.)

Thanks for joining in the fun, everyone!  It seems like y’all are enjoying these giveaways – so more to come!

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