Thursday, December 30, 2010

New at Monogram Chick!

I absolutely lurve these!  I've been sippin' outta mine for the last week and simply adore it.  It reminds me to drink my water.  Why wouldn't I want to sip in style, right?  

What do you plan to drink out of your personalized straw tumbler?!  

I feel a giveaway coming on after the new year, wouldn't these be a great way to kick off 2011 by giving away?  Stay tuned.....

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Favorite Christmas Song 2010...Part 2

Love, love, love this one too!  Merry Christmas chickadees....only 3 days until we celebrate the birth of the Savior.


Third Day.  Born In Bethlehem.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Favorite Christmas Song 2010

As we are busy in the studio stitching away we're rocking out to Christmas music, of course!  This is my favorite this year.  Enjoy, chickadees!

Mercy Me.  Silent Night

Monday, December 13, 2010

Christmas Order Deadline

We are busy little chicks stitching away in the studio, working 'round the clock to make sure that all your Christmas goodies make it to you on time.  
Today is our Christmas deadline.  
All orders placed today will ship with Christmas delivery.   
Any order placed after today (December 13th) is not guaranteed for Christmas delivery {even with Express shipping}  My apologies, chickadees!

Merry Christmas!

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Sweet Baby & Mama

I love, love, love to see photos of all the chickadees with their Monogram Chick goodies and this sweet Mama and her mini warm my heart!  Look at that precious little face and his proud Mommy in her monogrammed hospital gown.  According to this super stylish new mom, she was the talk of the hospital with nurses from different floors visiting her and her little man to see how chi-chi she was post birthin' her bebe.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Birthday Giveaway Winners!

Without further adeu......

Email me {sarah at} with the deets:  name/monogram font, name/monogram, thread color & shipping address. So Georgia, please include which insert you'd like in your travel mug.
Thanks to everyone who entered!  I had a great birthday and the giveaways were fun!

To those that have placed orders, thank you!  We are working very diligently to get orders out quickly!  Our last day to order with guaranteed Christmas delivery is December 13th!

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Love This Chickadee

I love it when clients send photos of their Monogram Chick goodies in use.  This is no exception!  Look at this cutie!  Could you not eat her up in this most adorable reindeer hat?!  Thanks so much Carolyn, for sharing the photos, you've got a precious munchkin that looks a-dorable in her Monogram Chick reindeer hat!

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Winners Coming, Soon!

Somehow, the crud has gotten me.  It has taken hold of my sinus cavities like none other!  I promise to announce the winners ASAP!  I will tabulate each person's entries and announce a winner...soon!  Last week, my doctor hooked me up with some medicine and a couple of shots and we bought stock in Kleenex I've been through 2.5 boxes of Kleenex in less than a week!

All that to say, I will announce winners, promise!

Friday, December 3, 2010

Giveaway #3

Giveaway Now Closed 

My hot tea in the afternoon or morning coffee isn't quite complete without my Monogrammed Travel Mug.  I have to be honest, this is one of my favorite things that is somewhat dependent on the weather.  I tend to drink more hot beverages when it is cold and my go-to mug is, of course, my monogrammed mug.  I have a couple of floral with a green monogram and a brown floral with an orange monogram.  I'm a purist.  I like monograms.  I particuarly like the Empire monogram with my initials.  That is exactly what you'll find on my mug.

 If you don't have one of these, you need one. You'll be the coolest mom at dance or soccer practice and especially the coolest mom in the carpool line.  You'll be the hippest chick in class or on your way to work.  Your co-workers will look at you with envy.  That may be a bit extreme, but this mug is pretty rad. Yes.  "Rad".  To use a word from childhood...I am turning 32 tomorrow, you know.

If you haven't done so yet, you simply must enter the Navy & Apple Polka Dot Spa Wrap and Silver Floral Cosmetic Bag giveaways from Wednesday and Thursday.

If you need a refresher, here are all the deets about entering the giveaway:

-Leave a comment to be entered.
-All winners will be announced on Sunday.
-You can enter each giveaway, each day.

-For Extra Entries.....
-Grab the image included in this and the subsequent giveaway posts.
-Post on your blog or Facebook, then come back and leave a comment saying you did so (with the link included) and  you get an extra entry (each day!)  
-Put it on your blog AND Facebook and that is 2 extra entries...each day!  (Gotta leave the link for it to count, chickadees, or email me at sarah @
-So that is a possible 3 entries each day for each FABULOUS item.
Grab the graphic below to share and snag all of your entries!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Don't Forge the Discount!

Hey Chickadees!  
With all the giveaway excitement I wanted to put in a little reminder for the discount code that will be good through Friday {12/3}....use the code CHICK10 to receive 10% off site wide.

Giveaway #2

Giveaway Now Closed 

This little gem stays in my purse.  It houses all the necessities.  You may remember this post where I spilled the contents of my silver floral cosmetic bag{as an aside, Palmer's CocoButter Lip Balm = still the best!}  This is another of my can't-live-with-out-it items that I know you'll love too!

I hope y'all had a chance to enter the Navy & Aqua Spa Wrap Giveaway yesterday.  If not, Go. Go Now.  Go & Enter!

 Here's a reminder on the "rules" of the Giveaway:

-Leave a comment to be entered.
-All winners will be announced on Sunday.
-You can enter each giveaway, each day.

-For Extra Entries.....
-Grab the image included in this and the subsequent giveaway posts.

-Post on your blog or Facebook, then come back and leave a comment saying you did so (with the link included) and  you get an extra entry (each day!)
-Put it on your blog AND Facebook and that is 2 extra entries...each day!  (Gotta leave the link for it to count, chickadees, or email me at sarah @
-So that is a possible 3 entries each day for each FABULOUS item.

Grab the image below to share with your peeps!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Giveaway #1

Giveaway Now Closed

In honor of the fact that I'll be blowing out 32 candles on Saturday,  I decided to giveaway a few of my favorite things this week {Today, Thursday & Friday to be exact}.  Oprah can do it.  I can too.

Here is how we'll orchestrate the giveaway festivities.....
-Leave a comment to be entered.
-All winners will be announced on Sunday.
-You can enter each giveaway, each day.

-For Extra Entries.....
-Grab the image included in this and the subsequent giveaway posts.
-Post on your blog or Facebook, then come back and leave a comment saying you did so (with the link included) and  you get an extra entry (each day!)  
-Put it on your blog AND Facebook and that is 2 extra entries...each day!  (Gotta leave the link for it to count, chickadees, or email me at sarah @
-So that is a possible 3 entries each day for each FABULOUS item.

Got it?   Make Sense?  If not you know where to reach me!  It's not rocket's free stuff!

Enough chatter.  The first "Favorite Things Giveaway" item is something that I use everyday.  Seriously, everyday.  I think my morning would unravel without my Navy & Apple Polka Dot Spa Wrap.  I travel with it.  It is that important.  You'll think so too when you win this giveaway.  Pinkie Swear.

Grab the image below to post!

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Success & A Discount

Thanks so much to all the chickadees that made Cyber Monday such a huge success at Monogram Chick!  We are busy stitching away, trying to fulfill ALL the orders we received yesterday.  I hope y'all felt like you got a deal on some fabulous monogrammed goodies.  
Since we're in the Christmas Spirit this week, continue to shop and use the code CHICK10 to recieve 10% off your order through Friday {12/3/10}.

 Also, check back tomorrow.  This Chick's birthday is Saturday and in the spirit of giving we'll be giving away some schwag Wednesday, Thursday & Friday leading up to the big day!

Monday, November 29, 2010

Save 15% Today Only

Shop Today and Save! 
Chickadees, you know we don't often have sales...we do our best to keep reasonable prices year ' take advantage of today's Cyber Monday Special.  Save 15% off your entire purchase with the code CYBER2010 at checkout.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Cyber Monday Sale

We're in the holiday spirit here at Monogram Chick and since last year's Cyber Monday Sale was such a huge success, we're bringing it back!  Shop all day Monday {starting at midnight} and Save 15% off your entire purchase with the code CYBER2010 at checkout.  Once you've done your shopping, come back and leave a comment telling us all what great personalized schwag you scored at 15% off!

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Christmas For The Little Ones

I am so excited about our new Christmas items!  Are these not irresistible?  I lurve the hat with flower and the 3 piece reindeer set will find its way to baby Parker's wardrobe.  

**Don't forget, $5 shipping ends tonight!**

Sunday, November 21, 2010

The Hats Are Here!

Shop now and save with $5 shipping through Wednesday, November 24th!

Saturday, November 20, 2010

$5 Shippng on all Ground Orders!

I'm thankful for my faithful chickadees and as a way of saying "thanks" Saturday {November 20th} through Wednesday {November 24th} all domestic ground packages will have a shipping charge of just $5!  Let the shopping commence.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Little Shopper

Parker and Honey came for a visit today. Parker had a great time shopping the Monogram Chick website!
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Friday, November 12, 2010

Coming soon....

....the hat, not the child, chickadees!

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Have Y'all Tried This?

It is not secret I am not a morning person. It takes me quite some time to wake up and feel like all is right with the world. Part of my morning routine is coffee. I was elated to find out that Coffeemate brought out Peppermint Mocha Creamer permanently.  It made the morning coffee that much tastier knowing that I wasn't just enjoying this minty goodness for the holiday season.

This morning I'm thinking of straying from ole' faithful.  While perusing the December issue of Martha {"celebrating 20 years of holiday joy"} I came across an ad for this sweetness....

Have y'all tried it?  Is it good?  Is it worth leaving my Peppermint Mocha for a morning (or two)?  Coffeemate told me in their ad that it is "everything nice about the holidays".  Is it, chickadees?  What is your favorite part of your morning routine?

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

It's Almost Here....

Cyber Monday!  Cyber Monday means a terrific ONE DAY sale at Monogram Chick.  We're stocking up and gearing up for another great year of Christmas orders!

Monday, November 8, 2010

Can I Get A Woot Woot?

For Laura at So aLaurable!  She is the winner of our "Mom" canvas tote giveaway!
 Happy Week Chickadees.  We had a super busy weekend filled with countless DIY projects I'll be posting soon, pinkie swear.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Canvas Tote Giveaway!

Our new Canvas Tote Bags have been a hit....I think it is high time we give one away!  Today's giveaway is for the purple canvas tote personalized with "Mom" in lavender thread using our Curlz font.  Perfect for the deserving "mom" in your life.  Whether you're the one that answers to that (a million times a day) or there is someone extra special in your life that could use a little happy, the bag can be yours, all you have to do is enter!

To Enter the Giveaway:
-Leave a comment.  In your comment tell us who the bag would be for.  (There is no shame in winning a bag for yourself, chickadees!!)
-If your Profile is linked to a blog or has your email you're good.  If not, leave your email address in your comment so I can contact you.
-Giveaway will be open through Sunday at midnight.
-Winner will be announced on Monday!
-Giveaway is for tote exactly as shown in the above picture.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Serve It Up!

Since we moved back to the South I've started playing tennis again.  You remember my post about our big win (and the acquisition of the coveted bag tag).  I love these bags to sport my tag...specifically, I'm carrying the black floral backpack with an aqua monogram.

In addition to playing tennis we entertain.  All home matches are a chance to show up be hospitable to the other teams by serving them a fabulous meal.  One of my favorite court side dips is the Feta Black Bean dip served with Tostitos Scoops. 

Feta & Black Bean Dip
Serves 30 (This makes a TON of dip and can easily be reduced and still feed a small army) 
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
3/4 cup vegetable oil
3 (15 ounce) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
3 (15 ounce) cans Shoe Peg corn, drained and rinsed
1 bunch scallions, chopped
1 bunch cilantro, chopped
1 (8 ounce) block feta cheese, crumbled

Whisk the sugar, vinegar and oil in a large bowl. Add the black beans, corn, scallions, cilantro and cheese and mix well. Chill until serving time. Serve with tortilla chips or corn chips.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Get Your Christmas On....Your Sofa

These new pillows are so much fun!  They make a great gift for teachers, hostesses or your has-everything-best-friend.  Quantities are limited, ensure you snag your Jingle Bells or Merry Christmas pillow & add a little whimsy to your living room.

So are you a "Merry Christmas" chick or a "Jingle Bells" chick?

Friday, October 29, 2010

Things I'm Loving This Fall

I adore fall.  Everything about it:  Brisk mornings, leavings falling, college football, my need to keep homemade soup on hand, warm coffee, mint tea, and anything pumpkin.  I thought I'd compile a visual list of all the things I'm loving this fall.  I'm a share-er, when I find something fabulous I tell all my friends, I phone my sis, I feel that everyone has to love what I've found as much as I do.  So in an effort to feed this need to share here ya go chickadees.....

Blogs.  Some of my favorite right now are: 
Darby {an oldie but goodie, she always has such depth and insight in her posts as well as cute photos of her "Rovers" and great recipes.}

The Idea Room {this is a new one to me and I couldn't be more thrilled to have found such a great site!  I can't wait to try the pumpkin chocolate chip muffins and to try some of the Photoshop tutorials Amy includes!}

Shoes.  It is no secret I love me some shoes. 
The black patent babies came from Target and the animal print are Amazon.  Lurve them both!

I don't own these but want to own these.....swoon.

ps-did you know they make Revas for the the chicklets?!  seriously?  don't know that $95 for a pair of little girl shoes is justifiable....imjustsayin.

Soup.  It's just part of fall.  
Taco Soup is a classic.  You can't go wrong with it's tastiness along with some corn bread.  Recipe found in this post.

Shrimp and Corn Chowder.  Made this for the first time at the initial hint of cool weather.  Even Dr. Chick enjoyed it :).

1 large onion, chopped {I omitted this & subbed onion powder}
1 lb red potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 (14-3/4 oz can) cream-style corn
1 (14-1/2 oz can) fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup light cream or fat-free half-and-hslf
1 lb large shrimp, peeled, deveined
2 tbsp. peanut, canola or light olive oil
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
In a large pot over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion, and potatoes. Cook until softened. Add corn, broth, light cream, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook until soup is thickened and potatoes are tender. Stir in shrimp. Cooked until pink and cooked through.


Part 2 to follow later...pinkie swear, chickadees.

What are some of your faves?  I am always on the look out for great blogs, recipes and shoes,  pretty please, share with us?

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

1 Day Left....

To SAVE!!   
The Facebook SHOPEARLY 10% off code ends tomorrow {October 20th} at midnight!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

This is My New Go-To Bag

I cannot tell you how much I lurve these bags!  Right now, I'm rocking the navy bag with green monogram as my camera is great!  It is the perfect size for just about anything....a church bag, mother's morning out bag, day care tote, book bag, the list goes on and on.  And, it comes in so many great colors!

Which is your fave?  Use the Facebook Discount Code and receive 10% your purchase of this must have bag.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010


Check out our Facebook Fan Page and "like"for a coupon code to save 10% now through October 20th!

Monday, October 4, 2010

We're Back!

After spending a glorious week in sunny Key West, Florida we are back in the studio today working away.  While we were here...

...Fall came to Georgia!  Look at this fantastic weather! 

Back to work, chickadess.  We're busy fulfilling all the orders we received while basking in the Key West sun....Happy Fall Y'all!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

I &hearts shoes

I went to Target after leaving the Chick studio last night.  I thoroughly enjoyed strolling around with my fountain DC perusing the aisles before heading home to watch Glee.

I always scope the shoe section at Target; last night I scored!  

Lately, my go to pair of shoes are these gems (literally).

Jessica Simpson Lepolia in tan/brown {Amazon $69}

While in Birmingham last weekend it was all I could do to keep myself from taking home the Black Patent version.  On a side note, I was in Birmingham with Kiki for a Click Workshop Photography Class.  I cannot say enough about how great the class was!  I learned so much.  Being a photography junkie and having taken classes in college (pre-digital age), I thought I knew a good bit.  I feel like a new woman behind the camera!  I highly recommend the Click Workshop if you're in the Birmingham or Atlanta area.  Lori and Jody offer classes in both locations.

Anyway, after the class we hit the Summit and I did not go home with said patent shoes.

Which, brings me back to Target.  Last night.  When I stumbled upon these!

 Mossimo Black Voneta Snip-Toe Flats {Target}

 Y'all!  These were a mere $24.99.  Shut up!
I know what you're thinking.  The Target version can't be as great....they ARE!  I had to take a side-by-side to show y'all.

I love a great deal!  What have you scored lately at Target?

Thursday, September 16, 2010

All About the Bag Tag

I played tennis in high school.  My dad's advise was to stay quiet and not talk to my opponent.  He said if I talked to them, I became to chummy and lost my competitive edge.  I think with age and maturity that competitive edge has blossomed.  I've been back into tennis for about 2 months now and have played on a USTA team in the evenings.  I quickly learned that on the tennis courts you're nothing without a cute outfit bag tag (or 10).  The bag tag is the mark of a winner.

{Picture of bag tag should be here, but I don't have mine yet nor, could I find a pic online.  boo.}

Well chickadees, I'm sportin' a bag tag!!!  Our team won our division and last night we played the finals to earn a place at the state championship.  For those you of that are familiar with tennis and the scoring, Peggy and I played line 2.  We won the first set 7-5, the second set went to a tie breaker-we lost  6-7, then we played a 10 point tie breaker to decide the game.  We won the tie breaker 10-2, winning the match! All 3 lines were awesome giving our team the win.

Y'all, I'm feeling it today!  Those ladies ran my fanny all over that was a blast!!  I have a  LONG way to go and a lot to learn but am having so much fun.  Here is a picture of the ladies from our team that played last night (there are 14 of us total and only 6 play each night) including our team member and great friend, Alicia , that cheered us on through it all.

We're headed to State!

Of course, throughout the match I used my Personalized Tennis Towel since I tend to sweat buckets glisten during play.

And since I'm high on our win, I'm thinking a sale is in order.  Now, through the end of the month, tennis towels are 10% off!