Shabby Apple GIVEAWAY!

We all know that what’s on the inside matters most. But there’s no denying that the entire package matters, and the way in which something is dressed up and presented to the world makes a big impact. This is why I’ve been putting a lot more effort into my photography lately. Sure, I know that the food I share with you taste awesome, and I believe that great recipes are the number one most important element of a successful food blog. But photographs come in a very close second. People are a lot more likely to try out recipes which are accompanied by beautiful, well thought-out photos that highlight the food’s best features than ones which do nothing to capture it’s particular textures and flavors. And, great photos will often keep readers coming back for more.

It’s fitting that Shabby Apple got in touch with me while I’ve been thinking so much about the importance of appearances and how to flatter my food, so to speak. Shabby Apple, if you haven’t heard, is an online retailer of women’s apparel. I’ve admired their pieces many a time, so I was pretty thrilled that they found me too.

What makes Shabby Apple so unique is that their pieces represent a return to the original concept of a dress: a one-piece outfit that can be worn comfortably in any situation without the need for cardigans on top or camisoles underneath to make them “more appropriate.” I don’t know about you, but as a twenty-something I find it a challenge for find a dress that fits well and looks just right whether it’s being worn out at a trendy restaurant or to a religious service, for example. Shabby Apple women’s dresses, combining classic cuts with fresh, young designs, truly fit the bill. If you still need another reason to like them, consider this: Shabby Apple is not only committed to helping women dress better, they want all women to have the opportunity to live better as well. Five percent of all sales are donated to Unitus, a non-profit organization which provides access to financial services for women at the bottom of the economic chain in India. Thanks to support from Shabby Apple customers, these women and their children have a wonderful opportunity to better their lives.

In another act of generosity, Shabby Apple is going to give one of my readers a free dress. This marks my first non-food- or cooking-related giveaway, and I’m happy that it’s with a company that’s doing great things for women everywhere. If you’re the lucky lady, you get to choose one of the four dresses shown below. How cool is that? The only catch to be aware of is that I might just come knocking on your door to raid your closet. You see, I’m going to be personally jealous of the winner because these dresses were chosen by yours truly. Obviously, I chose the ones I’d most like to wear – and I hope you will like them too!

On to the dresses…

Dress number one, pictured below, is the Sierra Nevada I’m most drawn to its cascading ruffly top, waist-defining ribbon, universally flattering jewel tone. I also love that it can be dressed up with a flirty headband and pumps, or worn casually with a pair of boots.

Next is Cotton Candy. The print is bold and girly, but tastefully broken up with the wide waistband. Any day in this dress is automatically going to be a fun one.

The Ingrid dress, with its black sateen pencil skirt and frilly white top is a must-have for any fashionista. This dress feels sophisticated and safe enough to stand in for a 9-5 suit, but would move effortlessly into whatever after-hours activities await.

Finally, I can’t resist the Bali Ha’i’. First of all, anyone who knows me will see right away that it’s “my color.” Secondly, I love its softly scooping neckline with a row of ruffles extending all the way around. Form-fitting but with flattering seams, this is dress would be a definite head-turner.

See something you like? Here’s how you can make it yours: “Like” Shabby Apple on Facebook, and leave a comment here letting me know that you did.

For a few more entries, do any or all of the following, and leave a comment about each one.

- Tweet about this giveaway, mentioning @shabbyapple and@carascravings and linking to this post (hint: use the share buttons below to quickly grab a shortened url and access to your twitter account)
- Tell your Facebook friends about this giveaway, with a link to this post (hint: the share buttons below make this a cinch!)
- Critique one of my photos. Yes, really! I told you I’ve been trying hard, so take a minute to browse around my recent posts and tell me about a photo you like, or one that you have a specific idea about how it could have been done better. (I realize I’m taking a big chance here, but I’m hoping I’ll receive more constructive criticism than internet bullying!)

The contest will close on Sunday, March 6th at 11:59pm, and I’ll choose a random winner on Monday.

Not feeling so lucky? Good news, there’s something for the rest of us too. Any of my readers can use the coupon code carascravings10off at checkout to receive 10% off your purchase!

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207 Responses to “Shabby Apple GIVEAWAY!”

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    Brit — February 28, 2011 @ 1:04 pm Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on Facebook! I really, really do like Shabby Apple too! Such a great concept. I am always looking for dresses that are appropriate for a number of occasions without needing to make them look appropriate.

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    Brit — February 28, 2011 @ 1:16 pm Reply

    In addition to liking Shabby Apple, I really like your Rice Krispie Treat pictures and how you focused on different parts of the setup for different shots. Very artistic and sophisticated looking!

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    Heather S — February 28, 2011 @ 1:20 pm Reply

    I love Shabby Apple! They have amazing dresses! I just liked them on FB :)

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    Heather S — February 28, 2011 @ 1:21 pm Reply

    I just shared the giveaway with my friends on FB!

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    Amy Kirchhoff — February 28, 2011 @ 1:22 pm Reply

    I've liked Shabby Apple on FB for a loooong time now. :)

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    Amy Kirchhoff — February 28, 2011 @ 1:22 pm Reply

    I Tweeted about it.

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    Amy Kirchhoff — February 28, 2011 @ 1:22 pm Reply

    I FBed about it.

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    Dliff — February 28, 2011 @ 1:45 pm Reply

    I love the pictures of the fava and rutabega puree. It's one of the only photos when you aren't using depth of field but it still looks good!

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    Shawna — February 28, 2011 @ 1:48 pm Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on Facebook! I absolutely adore the Ingrid dress!

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    Shawna — February 28, 2011 @ 1:49 pm Reply

    Your photograph for the Thai Peanut hummus is gorgeous. I like the lighting and the composition, it looks like it could be in a magazine. Great job!

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    M — February 28, 2011 @ 1:49 pm Reply

    I like them on Facebook

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    M — February 28, 2011 @ 1:51 pm Reply

    Shared on Facebook

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    Shawna — February 28, 2011 @ 1:52 pm Reply

    I shared this giveaway on Facebook! :) Great giveaway.

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    Marcie — February 28, 2011 @ 1:53 pm Reply

    Rockin giveaway! I love Shabby Apple and admire their clothes, they are fantastic and a great concept. Liked 'em on Facebook

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    Marcie — February 28, 2011 @ 1:53 pm Reply

    Shared on Facebook

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    Marcie — February 28, 2011 @ 1:54 pm Reply

    Your photos look amazing, definitely skilled with a camera!

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    Marcie — February 28, 2011 @ 1:55 pm Reply

    Tweeted!

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    Katie — February 28, 2011 @ 1:58 pm Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on Facebook…perfect timing since I'm in need of a new (or a few!) new dresses

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    Daisy — February 28, 2011 @ 2:25 pm Reply

    what fun dresses! i liked them on facebook! :)

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    Shanon — February 28, 2011 @ 2:29 pm Reply

    I just liked them on FB. Wow. Thank you for introducing me to them. That first dress? I think I might just buy it on my own. I absolutely love the color.

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    Siilentii27 — February 28, 2011 @ 2:38 pm Reply

    I liked them on facebook! :)

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    Branappetit — February 28, 2011 @ 2:38 pm Reply

    I "like" them on FB! And I love your choices :)

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    Branappetit — February 28, 2011 @ 2:40 pm Reply

    The first picture in your Thai Peanut Hummus is Awesome. It makes me want to lick the screen – it's a great, great picture.

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    Mastistyle — February 28, 2011 @ 2:40 pm Reply

    I liked them on fb…thanks for the suggestion (and the promo code)-Im looking for a dress for a few events coming up.

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    Branappetit — February 28, 2011 @ 2:44 pm Reply

    Tweeted!

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    Mastistyle — February 28, 2011 @ 2:44 pm Reply

    I love all of your picts-they are very appealing. They certainly persuade me to try a recipe just looking at the picts!

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    Lara @GoodCookDoris — February 28, 2011 @ 2:57 pm Reply

    Tweeted! :)

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    Melissa — February 28, 2011 @ 3:08 pm Reply

    I tweeted about your giveaway

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    AEJ — February 28, 2011 @ 3:22 pm Reply

    I "liked" Shabby Apple. Cute dresses!

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    JulieAnn — February 28, 2011 @ 3:49 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on facebook (and I'd like it even more if it was in my closet – hahaha!)

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    JulieAnn — February 28, 2011 @ 3:50 pm Reply

    I told my facebook friends about this (though I'm kind of regretting it, as I really want to win!)

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    Shorechick — February 28, 2011 @ 5:20 pm Reply

    OMG, I love those dresses!I just liked them on facebook.

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    Shorechick — February 28, 2011 @ 5:28 pm Reply

    Hmm, your pictures are all lovely, so I really can't offer much. I guess the best I can give is that the focus seems off on this (http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-KITf0GCt46g/TVU5EXPhkII/AAAAAAAACX4/wLBwq2Rmxv4/s400/DSC_0815.JPG) picture and that it's a little plain. The picture at the top of that post has a really cool napkin with some bright colors, to balance the basically black and white of the cookie and plate.

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    Jackie — February 28, 2011 @ 5:47 pm Reply

    I love shabby apple!!! I have already liked them on FB for some time. Such cute dresses. They have maternity dresses, also which are so great- I can't wait to buy one of those soon and get back into my normal shabby apple dresses soon!

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    Lesley Whyard — February 28, 2011 @ 5:49 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on FB!

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    Lesley Whyard — February 28, 2011 @ 5:50 pm Reply

    I shared this post on FB with my many friends :-)

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    Lesley Whyard — February 28, 2011 @ 5:51 pm Reply

    I tweeted about it!!

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    Lesley Whyard — February 28, 2011 @ 5:58 pm Reply

    Entry #4!! I love the composition and colors in the picture for" Thai Peanut Pumpkin Hummus post. Very professional!

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    Lindsaytjarks — February 28, 2011 @ 6:59 pm Reply

    I like shabby apple on fb!

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    Aliciaambler — February 28, 2011 @ 7:21 pm Reply

    I *like* them! Woohoo!

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    Rebecca — February 28, 2011 @ 7:23 pm Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on facebook! I LOVE LOVE LOVE their dresses!!!! GORGEOUS!

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    ~ Betsy — February 28, 2011 @ 7:43 pm Reply

    The picture of your Rice Krispie Treats makes my mouth water!

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    Sam — February 28, 2011 @ 7:59 pm Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on FB :)

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    Jackie — February 28, 2011 @ 11:52 pm Reply

    I facebooked it!

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    Caitlin — March 1, 2011 @ 12:08 am Reply

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    Julie — March 1, 2011 @ 12:11 am Reply

    I like shabby apple on facebook!juliesimpson73@hotmail.com

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    Caitlin — March 1, 2011 @ 12:12 am Reply

    I love the pictures here: http://carascravings.blogspot.com/2011/01/spiced-pumpkin-lentil-goat-cheese-salad.htmlNot only does the food look delicious, but the lighting and colors are awesome. Looks like a picture out of a magazine or cookbook. :)

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    Drgarnecki — March 1, 2011 @ 12:16 am Reply

    i like shabby apple on FB (Dolly Garnecki)

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    Drgarnecki — March 1, 2011 @ 12:18 am Reply

    shared about this giveaway on FB

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    Kate — March 1, 2011 @ 1:10 am Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on Facebook.

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    Kate — March 1, 2011 @ 1:14 am Reply

    I think you take really amazing photos, as the food always looks so good! My least favorite recently was Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cookies. I think the issue is that sometimes your photos seem too cluttered. But as I said, they are really awesome, it is just a small thing.

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    Haburak — March 1, 2011 @ 4:39 am Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on Facebook. Thanks for offering this giveaway. I had never heard of them before. I LOVE their look!

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    Ajwithjc7 — March 1, 2011 @ 6:55 am Reply

    shabby apple has been liked! Love their dresses…what a great idea to do a give away

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    Tyler — March 1, 2011 @ 10:30 am Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on FB. Thanks for introducing them to me!

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    Tyler — March 1, 2011 @ 10:33 am Reply

    I don't know what to critique since your photos look great. Your styling has gotten really good. I love the edamame guacamole picture.

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    Mrs. Kinne — March 1, 2011 @ 11:12 am Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook, and I am in love with the Ingrid! :)

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    Newby08 — March 1, 2011 @ 4:09 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook. I absolutely love that they did not show too much skin, that I can feel beautiful without altering.

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    Megan G — March 1, 2011 @ 5:39 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook!megangaughan at yahoo dot com

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    Renaedh — March 2, 2011 @ 12:51 am Reply

    I love Shabby Apple dresses! Liked them on Facebook! Keeping my fingers crossed.

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    heidi nicole — March 2, 2011 @ 2:03 am Reply

    I've liked Shabby Apple on FB – they have amazing dresses!

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    heidi nicole — March 2, 2011 @ 2:04 am Reply

    I've tweeted this giveaway!

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    heidi nicole — March 2, 2011 @ 2:04 am Reply

    I also shared this on FB

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    Lauren — March 2, 2011 @ 3:27 pm Reply

    Just liked Shabby Apple on facebook!

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    Nicole — March 2, 2011 @ 3:32 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook!! Their dresses are so unique and flattering for everyone and I really appreciate the fact that the company also partners with Unitus to help support women around the world. What a great company!!nicolerieth1@gmail.com

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    katie — March 2, 2011 @ 3:32 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook! I've never heard of this brand before but it is super cute!Thanks for doing the giveaway! :)

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    Nicole — March 2, 2011 @ 3:37 pm Reply

    As far as a critique of a photo, I don't have a specific one in mind (from what I've seen, they all seem to make me drool), but I was wondering something…I'm a new follower so I haven't seen very many of your previous posts, but have you considered doing photos of your prep work? Then people can see what utensils and tools you use around the kitchen. nicolerieth1@gmail.com

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    Kristen Larson — March 2, 2011 @ 4:08 pm Reply

    I tweeted it on Twitterhttp://twitter.com/Newby08/status/42979373959221249

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    Ashley Marie Armstrong — March 2, 2011 @ 7:13 pm Reply

    I have them *liked* on Facebook

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    Lizzy — March 2, 2011 @ 7:13 pm Reply

    It works!!! I love your new beet soup photos and I don't like beets. Your pictures are so impressive! Tweeting this now : )

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    Rudegrl162 — March 2, 2011 @ 7:17 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on FB.

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    Flowersofthesun — March 2, 2011 @ 7:17 pm Reply

    i like shabby on FB

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    Dejah — March 2, 2011 @ 7:18 pm Reply

    I tweeted!

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    Kelli — March 2, 2011 @ 7:21 pm Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on Facebook! And have been admiring their dresses basically everyday since I stumbled on the site a couple of weeks ago.

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    Flowersofthesun — March 2, 2011 @ 7:21 pm Reply

    i would cretique the strawberry cookie photo. It is great and I love the out of focus plate in the background but i think there is too much design on the napkin that its sitting on that takes away from the featured focal point.

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    Dejah — March 2, 2011 @ 7:24 pm Reply

    I think your pictures are good, with nice lighting. In photo classes that I have taken, we are warned not to place objects in the center of the photo. They are less appealing that way. A lot of yours are centered, but one that isn't centered, that is nice, was the picture for Gingerly eggplant and edemame stew.

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    Ashley Marie Armstrong — March 2, 2011 @ 7:29 pm Reply

    I love the close up photo of the ingredients for the beet soup you recently posted. Beets are one of my favorite vegetables, and the colors are just awesome. Some of my favorite photos are those that show all of the raw ingredients.

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    Ashley Marie Armstrong — March 2, 2011 @ 7:33 pm Reply

    I have shared the giveaway on facebook.

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    Lindsey Forkey — March 2, 2011 @ 7:53 pm Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on Facebook!

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    Lindsey Forkey — March 2, 2011 @ 7:54 pm Reply

    I shared a link to this give-away on facebook

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    Nkristis — March 2, 2011 @ 8:02 pm Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on Facebook. I love their dresses but have never had a chance to try one. I love all of their glamorous clothes.

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    Tcg725 — March 2, 2011 @ 8:06 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on FB!! I also shared the link to this on FB!

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    Carol_mgp — March 2, 2011 @ 8:19 pm Reply

    I follow Shabby Apple on facebook!

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    Carol_mgp — March 2, 2011 @ 8:21 pm Reply

    Jamaican Jerk Tempeh Wraps, wow that picture looks so good. I am pretty much craving that wrap now, but will have to settle with my ordinary looking lunch.

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    Aubreyfick — March 2, 2011 @ 9:19 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on FBaubreyfick@yahoo.com

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    Ash Morris — March 2, 2011 @ 10:27 pm Reply

    I discovered Shabby Apple several months ago! Love their classy and adorable dresses. I could wear every one. I liked them on Facebook and tweeted your giveaway just now!Thanks!ashcmorris@gmail.com

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    Laura — March 3, 2011 @ 1:07 am Reply

    What an awesome giveaway! I seriously LOVE that purple dress. LOVEAlso, I like them on facebook!

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    mad — March 3, 2011 @ 1:08 am Reply

    In my move across the country, I fell off the blog reading. But as I was sitting here in my new "home"town of Seattle and looking for a new way to cook salmon (it's so amazing here) – I remembered to come back to your blog. 3 hours later, I believe I'm caught up. I liked Shabby Apple on FB and just wanted to say I do love your blog.

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    Kathleen Gardner Pietrovito — March 3, 2011 @ 1:51 am Reply

    I like Shabby Apple! And I already did–their maternity dresses kept me looking cute throughout my pregnancy!

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    Craftnjas — March 3, 2011 @ 2:48 am Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on facebook! They have beautiful dresses!

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    Elizabeth — March 3, 2011 @ 3:55 am Reply

    i liked shabby apple on facebook! love the ingrid dress. this is the first time i've been to your blog, but i'll definitely be looking at more of it!

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    Ruri — March 3, 2011 @ 4:43 am Reply

    I already like Shabby Apple on FB as Lui Bright! I love the Ingrid dress!!

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    Colleen — March 3, 2011 @ 1:35 pm Reply

    I liked them on FB!

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    Joy5225 — March 3, 2011 @ 1:57 pm Reply

    I simply love the last dress and the color is one of my all time favorites

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    steph — March 3, 2011 @ 2:37 pm Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on FB. Wow, they have some really cute dresses and the even have nice maternity dresses!

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    rosemariee — March 3, 2011 @ 5:01 pm Reply

    i like shabby apple on facebook!

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    Elina (Healthy and Sane) — March 3, 2011 @ 7:12 pm Reply

    These dresses are absolutely gorgeous! I liked them on FB! :)

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    Alicia — March 3, 2011 @ 10:18 pm Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on Facebook. I love their dresses!

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    Aubrey — March 3, 2011 @ 11:04 pm Reply

    I like shabby apple on facebook!

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    Aubrey — March 3, 2011 @ 11:06 pm Reply

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    Aubrey — March 3, 2011 @ 11:29 pm Reply

    The picture that you took of the Beet soup was immediately eye catching due to the contrast between the red beets and the white in the middle. This "pop" of color is very nicely set off by the clear dishware! I wanted to try making it.. even though I don't like beets :)

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    Elizabeth — March 4, 2011 @ 1:31 am Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook and have for a long time. They are great. I

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    Gomeggo — March 4, 2011 @ 5:35 am Reply

    Like Shabby Apple on FB!gomeggo[at]gmail[dot]com

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    Gomeggo — March 4, 2011 @ 5:39 am Reply

    I think you take great photos. I was looking at your most recent post and it looks awesome. Beets are naturally beautiful, but you captured them wonderfully. I just got my first DSLR in the mail TODAY, so to my amateur eye it is GREAT!!gomeggo[at]gmail[dot]com

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    Hancoci_s — March 4, 2011 @ 5:00 pm Reply

    i am a fb fan of shabby apple! stacy lynn b hhancoci_s at msn dot com

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    Hancoci_s — March 4, 2011 @ 5:01 pm Reply

    tweethttp://twitter.com/#!/organicmommyluv/status/43717604526923777hancoci_s at msn dot com

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    Erintales — March 4, 2011 @ 5:57 pm Reply

    Erin T. likes Shabby Apple on FB!

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    HF — March 5, 2011 @ 3:37 pm Reply

    What adorable dresses!

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    MarzBar — March 5, 2011 @ 3:37 pm Reply

    I think that I originally got turned on to Shabby Apple through you! Their stuff is *AMAZING*!!

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    Goldiebell — March 5, 2011 @ 4:06 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on FB – and everywhere else, too!

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    Denise L — March 5, 2011 @ 5:03 pm Reply

    I LOVE Shabby Apple! And I like them on fb.

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    Sarah — March 5, 2011 @ 5:21 pm Reply

    love love love shabby apple dresses!! :)i also liked them on facebook!

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    Steph Woodward — March 5, 2011 @ 10:46 pm Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on facebook! I'm so happy I found out about them….the dresses are ALL adorable!

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    Kimberly B. — March 5, 2011 @ 11:07 pm Reply

    I Like Shabby Apple on Facebook

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    Kimberly B. — March 5, 2011 @ 11:11 pm Reply

    tweetedhttp://twitter.com/#!/winsome6/status/44172613228048384

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    Kimberly B. — March 5, 2011 @ 11:16 pm Reply

    I really like the photos you took of the Amazingly Creamy Pumpkin Penne.The close up one makes me want to eat it, it looks so good and the cottage cheese looks full of texture. I like the photo you took from up above, definitely looks more interesting to see it at that angle.

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    Kristina — March 5, 2011 @ 11:21 pm Reply

    I already like Shabby Apple on FB. I love their dresses, but I can never afford one.

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    Henria O. — March 6, 2011 @ 2:08 am Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on FB!sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

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    Henria O. — March 6, 2011 @ 2:10 am Reply

    Shared on FB:http://tinyurl.com/6e4ws8osazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

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    Suzy — March 6, 2011 @ 4:48 am Reply

    In addition to being a long time "liker" (and ardent gawker) of Shabby Apple on FB, I just Tweeted and FBed your blog. Whatever it takes to get the traffic up to your awesome blog! :-)

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    Suzy — March 6, 2011 @ 4:49 am Reply

    Ooops, included them all in one comment… I tweeted the giveway!

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    Suzy — March 6, 2011 @ 4:49 am Reply

    AND I FBed it, too. :-)

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    guest — March 6, 2011 @ 2:03 pm Reply

    love shabby apple!

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    Brooke — March 6, 2011 @ 4:34 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on FB!

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    Hilary Mercer — March 6, 2011 @ 4:54 pm Reply

    Of course I like them on FB. Oh boy do I like them!!

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    Hilary Mercer — March 6, 2011 @ 4:56 pm Reply

    I shared on FB

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    mary from texas — March 6, 2011 @ 5:08 pm Reply

    I liked it, but I really LOVE it! I want that Ingrid dress to be mine SO badly. There is also an AMAZING one from the Berkshire's collection called Jacob's Pillow I would absolutely kill for.

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    BeQui Mangum Chidester — March 6, 2011 @ 8:41 pm Reply

    I like shabby apple~

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    BeQui Mangum Chidester — March 6, 2011 @ 8:42 pm Reply

    Tweeted!

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    BeQui Mangum Chidester — March 6, 2011 @ 8:44 pm Reply

    Facebooked!

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    BeQui Mangum Chidester — March 6, 2011 @ 8:45 pm Reply

    Shrimp in Creamy Horseradish Sauce:The backlighting throws me off a little. I love how pink shrimp gets, but it's hard to see in that lighting. Looks tasty, though.!I'm assuming we're supposed to put one comment for each thing we do, right?

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    Miranda — March 7, 2011 @ 4:30 am Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on Facebook! And spent an hour or two looking at all their beautiful dresses…

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    Cynthia — March 7, 2011 @ 6:01 am Reply

    I like shabby apple on fb

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    Cynthia — March 7, 2011 @ 6:03 am Reply

    I love your pumpkin brownie photo and pumpkin penne. Two of my favs to make too!

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    jami w — March 8, 2011 @ 8:03 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook!!

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    Cynthia — March 27, 2011 @ 3:07 am Reply

    I like shabby apple on fb

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    Kristie — March 28, 2011 @ 8:38 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on facebook!!!

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    AEJ — March 28, 2011 @ 8:38 pm Reply

    I "liked" Shabby Apple. Cute dresses!

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    JulieAnn — March 28, 2011 @ 8:38 pm Reply

    I told my facebook friends about this (though I'm kind of regretting it, as I really want to win!)

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    Shorechick — March 28, 2011 @ 8:38 pm Reply

    I tweeted about the giveaway

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    Shorechick — March 28, 2011 @ 8:38 pm Reply

    I posted on facebook about your giveaway

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    Jackie — March 28, 2011 @ 8:38 pm Reply

    I love shabby apple!!! I have already liked them on FB for some time. Such cute dresses. They have maternity dresses, also which are so great- I can't wait to buy one of those soon and get back into my normal shabby apple dresses soon!

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    Lesley Whyard — March 28, 2011 @ 8:38 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on FB!

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    Lesley Whyard — March 28, 2011 @ 8:38 pm Reply

    Entry #4!! I love the composition and colors in the picture for" Thai Peanut Pumpkin Hummus post. Very professional!

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    Lindsaytjarks — March 28, 2011 @ 8:38 pm Reply

    I like shabby apple on fb!

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    Aliciaambler — March 28, 2011 @ 8:38 pm Reply

    I *like* them! Woohoo!

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    Jessica "Su Good Sweets" — March 28, 2011 @ 8:39 pm Reply

    Hi there, I'm critiquing the photos at http://carascravings.blogspot.com/2011/02/fennel-rutabaga-and-white-bean-hash.html. I noticed that you like colorful photos. I'd think about where you want to focus the color. For example, the food is colorful, so I'd go for a bare background to provide contrast. The second photo is the best of the bunch. In the first and third photos, the color gets "lost" because a lot's going on in the background. Also, since they're similar, I think you only need the first or third photo, not both.

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    Renaedh — March 28, 2011 @ 8:39 pm Reply

    I love Shabby Apple dresses! Liked them on Facebook! Keeping my fingers crossed.

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    heidi nicole — March 28, 2011 @ 8:39 pm Reply

    My favorite aspect of your photos is the background – or maybe the setting. You get the food but you also get the real setting…the napkins, wooden spoons, cloth napkins, etc.

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    Nicole — March 28, 2011 @ 8:39 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook!! Their dresses are so unique and flattering for everyone and I really appreciate the fact that the company also partners with Unitus to help support women around the world. What a great company!!nicolerieth1@gmail.com

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    katie — March 28, 2011 @ 8:39 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook! I've never heard of this brand before but it is super cute!Thanks for doing the giveaway! :)

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    Hancoci_s — March 28, 2011 @ 8:40 pm Reply

    tweethttp://twitter.com/#!/organicmommyluv/status/43717604526923777hancoci_s at msn dot com

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    JulieAnn — March 28, 2011 @ 8:40 pm Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on facebook (and I'd like it even more if it was in my closet – hahaha!)

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    JulieAnn — March 28, 2011 @ 8:40 pm Reply

    I tweeted about this https://twitter.com/julieuliuli

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    Sarah — March 28, 2011 @ 8:40 pm Reply

    love love love shabby apple dresses!! :)i also liked them on facebook!

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    Shorechick — March 28, 2011 @ 8:40 pm Reply

    Hmm, your pictures are all lovely, so I really can't offer much. I guess the best I can give is that the focus seems off on this (http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-KITf0GCt46g/TVU5EXPhkII/AAAAAAAACX4/wLBwq2Rmxv4/s400/DSC_0815.JPG) picture and that it's a little plain. The picture at the top of that post has a really cool napkin with some bright colors, to balance the basically black and white of the cookie and plate.

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    jami w — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook!!

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    BeQui Mangum Chidester — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    Shrimp in Creamy Horseradish Sauce:The backlighting throws me off a little. I love how pink shrimp gets, but it's hard to see in that lighting. Looks tasty, though.!I'm assuming we're supposed to put one comment for each thing we do, right?

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    BeQui Mangum Chidester — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I like shabby apple~

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    Suzy — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    In addition to being a long time "liker" (and ardent gawker) of Shabby Apple on FB, I just Tweeted and FBed your blog. Whatever it takes to get the traffic up to your awesome blog! :-)

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    Henria O. — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on FB!sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

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    Kimberly B. — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I Like Shabby Apple on Facebook

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    Sarah — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    love love love shabby apple dresses!! :)i also liked them on facebook!

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    Denise L — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I LOVE Shabby Apple! And I like them on fb.

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    Goldiebell — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on FB – and everywhere else, too!

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    MarzBar — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I think that I originally got turned on to Shabby Apple through you! Their stuff is *AMAZING*!!

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    Erintales — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    Erin T. likes Shabby Apple on FB!

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    Hancoci_s — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    tweethttp://twitter.com/#!/organicmommyluv/status/43717604526923777hancoci_s at msn dot com

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    Hancoci_s — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    i am a fb fan of shabby apple! stacy lynn b hhancoci_s at msn dot com

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    Elizabeth — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook and have for a long time. They are great. I

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    Aubrey — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

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    Elina (Healthy and Sane) — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    These dresses are absolutely gorgeous! I liked them on FB! :)

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    Joy5225 — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I simply love the last dress and the color is one of my all time favorites

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    Craftnjas — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on facebook! They have beautiful dresses!

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    Laura — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    What an awesome giveaway! I seriously LOVE that purple dress. LOVEAlso, I like them on facebook!

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    Carol_mgp — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    Jamaican Jerk Tempeh Wraps, wow that picture looks so good. I am pretty much craving that wrap now, but will have to settle with my ordinary looking lunch.

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    Tcg725 — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on FB!! I also shared the link to this on FB!

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    Lindsey Forkey — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I shared a link to this give-away on facebook

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    Ashley Marie Armstrong — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I love the close up photo of the ingredients for the beet soup you recently posted. Beets are one of my favorite vegetables, and the colors are just awesome. Some of my favorite photos are those that show all of the raw ingredients.

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    Dejah — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I think your pictures are good, with nice lighting. In photo classes that I have taken, we are warned not to place objects in the center of the photo. They are less appealing that way. A lot of yours are centered, but one that isn't centered, that is nice, was the picture for Gingerly eggplant and edemame stew.

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    Kelli — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on Facebook! And have been admiring their dresses basically everyday since I stumbled on the site a couple of weeks ago.

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    Flowersofthesun — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    i like shabby on FB

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    Lizzy — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    It works!!! I love your new beet soup photos and I don't like beets. Your pictures are so impressive! Tweeting this now : )

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    Kristen Larson — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I tweeted it on Twitterhttp://twitter.com/Newby08/status/42979373959221249

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    Megan G — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook!megangaughan at yahoo dot com

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    Nkristis — March 29, 2011 @ 2:06 am Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on Facebook. I love their dresses but have never had a chance to try one. I love all of their glamorous clothes.

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    Nkristis — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on Facebook. I love their dresses but have never had a chance to try one. I love all of their glamorous clothes.

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    Megan G — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook!megangaughan at yahoo dot com

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    Kelli — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    I liked Shabby Apple on Facebook! And have been admiring their dresses basically everyday since I stumbled on the site a couple of weeks ago.

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    Aubrey — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

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    MarzBar — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    I think that I originally got turned on to Shabby Apple through you! Their stuff is *AMAZING*!!

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    Kimberly B. — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    I Like Shabby Apple on Facebook

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    BeQui Mangum Chidester — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    I like shabby apple~

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    jami w — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook!!

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    katie — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook! I've never heard of this brand before but it is super cute!Thanks for doing the giveaway! :)

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    Jessica "Su Good Sweets" — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    Hi there, I'm critiquing the photos at http://carascravings.blogspot.com/2011/02/fennel-rutabaga-and-white-bean-hash.html. I noticed that you like colorful photos. I'd think about where you want to focus the color. For example, the food is colorful, so I'd go for a bare background to provide contrast. The second photo is the best of the bunch. In the first and third photos, the color gets "lost" because a lot's going on in the background. Also, since they're similar, I think you only need the first or third photo, not both.

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    Lindsaytjarks — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    I like shabby apple on fb!

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    Jackie — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    I love shabby apple!!! I have already liked them on FB for some time. Such cute dresses. They have maternity dresses, also which are so great- I can't wait to buy one of those soon and get back into my normal shabby apple dresses soon!

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    JulieAnn — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    I told my facebook friends about this (though I'm kind of regretting it, as I really want to win!)

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    Kristie — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on facebook!!!

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    jami w — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    I like Shabby Apple on Facebook!!

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    Cynthia — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    I like shabby apple on fb

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    BeQui Mangum Chidester — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    Facebooked!

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    mary from texas — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    I liked it, but I really LOVE it! I want that Ingrid dress to be mine SO badly. There is also an AMAZING one from the Berkshire's collection called Jacob's Pillow I would absolutely kill for.

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    Hilary Mercer — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    Of course I like them on FB. Oh boy do I like them!!

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    Henria O. — April 5, 2011 @ 1:19 am Reply

    Shared on FB:http://tinyurl.com/6e4ws8osazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

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