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French Lesson No 9 and The Winner Is...

This French lesson is going to be quite short. I will be going out of town to celebrate my niece's graduation from college with some very incredible women in my family Friday morning and I am rushing to get everything together!

Okay, Okay, so who's the winner? The winner is announcered at the bottom of this post!
I've decided to teach you some vocabulary for giveaways. Giveaways are so common, and you may find these words helpful and fun to use.
Giveaway Vocabulary
Bonne chance! = Good luck!
Cadeau = a free gift; a giveaway; a freebie (or freebee)
Gratuit(e) = free (add an "e" if you are referring to a feminine noun)
Gagnant(e) = Winner (add an "e" if the winner is a woman/girl!)
Le tirage au sort = Drawing (Like the drawing will be on Friday)
Félicitations! = Congratulations!
Un commentaire= a comment
Laissez un commentaire = Leave a comment

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Speaking of giveaways, Janet at French Blue is hosting an AMAZING giveaway grace a Claudia Strasser, the author of the book and blog, The Paris Apartment. Claudia's blog has a HUGE following with at least 2,000 daily visitors! People from around the world visit her blog on a daily basis because they are inspired by her Paris-glam style and her around the world travels.
Claudia has offered 3 months of free advertisement on her blog for anyone who owns an online store. In order to enter your name into the drawing, you must go visit here for details.

The winner of the a la parisienne giveaway is Claudia at Mockingbird Hill Cottage. La gagnante est Claudia! Félicitations!

Here are just a few samples of fonts, colors, and embellishments. Of course, Claudia will get to decide!
A la parisienne will be making 5 free custom made sidebar labels for Claudia. Merci to all who participated. If I had more free time, I would make labels for all of you! Maybe I will do another drawing soon!

A la prochaine!

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