Friday, 20 June 2008

WOW 100 countries

It just blows me away to think that over the last 6 months I have had visitors from 100 countries! I admit, I wasn't expecting to hit 100 just yet, but as promised, another giveaway!
The prize will be a surprise bag of crafty, Japanesey, and hand made goodies, interested?
Then leave a comment with
  1. A suggested name for the mermaid, she is going off to the Softies for Mirabel appeal but needs a name for her passport.
  2. Where you are now
  3. Where you are from if different from 2.
  4. contact email address


The Ebi clan will pick out a winner next Friday 27th.

****UPDATE****
we were going to pick a winner as a family on Friday night BUT one third of the Ebi clan is out of town SO I will be taking the list of names to the playgroup picnic on Saturday morning and getting the member to vote for a winner, so you still have time to enter. I will take note of the names first thing Saturday morning (Japan time!)

27 comments:

  1. Her name should be Siren! Cheesy, I know. I am in the US, California to be exact. Born and bred! mrs_riley81@hotmail.com

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  2. Hi,
    You should name her 'Duyung' (doo-yoo-ng). It means mermaid in Malay Language.
    I'm from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    noorzu3@gmail.com

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  3. Hi, I think she should be called warmi yaku (water woman) in quechua the incas language...I live in California but I am from Peru...I love your blog!!!! you have tons of ideas that I have used in my house and at school with my kids...vanesa_66@hotmail.com

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  4. Leslie, or, Lulu. I think it needs to start with an L. I live in the US - Minnesota, but grew up in Illinois.

    threesneakybugs[at]yahoo.com

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  5. Consider "Cantik", means beautiful in Indonesian :).
    I'm now in Tokyo, originally from Indonesia - Found your blog from MIJ (^___^).
    s.motulo@gmail.com

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  6. How about Molly (as in Molly the Mermaid)?

    I found your blog when I was randomly searching for preschool ideas. I LOVE IT! It was also appealing to me because my dad is Japanese and I have a longing to be back there. :) I will be a SAHM July 1 and I am gathering ideas for my DS (just turned 3) and DD (2 in July). I was born, raised, and currently reside in Wyoming, USA.

    Have a fabulous day!
    jnellyo(at)gmail(dot)com

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  7. What about Yara, or the water queen, in Tupi/Guarani mythology? I am in Germany (born and raised, but have lived in the US and in Brazil) and sneak by your great blog ever so often :)

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  8. Hello!!

    I take my chance another time!!

    You should name her Nerea.

    Nereo the old man of the see mary to Doris daughter of the ocean and they have 50 daughters!!

    I write from Spain, a village called Navarcles at 70km of Barcelona. I was born in Switzerland and live here since 1995.

    I read your blog every day!! It give a lot of ideas to do with my kids!!

    Email: sylvia1606@hotmail.com

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  9. You could name her Serenity. Floating around in the sea all day seems like a pretty serene thing to me. I would LOVE to live near the ocean. BUT.........I am from Iowa, USA. Born and raised.
    directress@live.com

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  10. Hiya,
    I think the name Dar suits her. She looks like a bayou mermaid to me.
    I am in Wichita, KS. A few of us here use a lot of your wonderful ideas. I am not from the south, but my mother in law is a Louisiana Yaya all the way, I'm going to send her a link to see it.
    bionicsquirrel@sbcglobal.net

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  11. I think her name should be "Umi". We currently live in Florida. I am originally from Louisiana, but have lived in Japan at two different points in my life (Fukuoka-ken 95-96 and Okinawa 03-06). I love peeking in on your blog because of the creative posts plus it gives me a taste of Japan which I miss very much.

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  12. Lola the Mermaid. I currently live in Nevada, US. I've also lived in California, Nebraska and Utah.

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  13. I think she should be called Maisy Mae the Mysterious Mermaid

    I am from England. Love your Blog and your son is very cute.

    Frankie44

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  14. Nat, short for Nautilus. She's so cute!

    I'm an American; currently residing in South Carolina; I was born just one state up in North Carolina.

    Thanks for the giveaway -- it'd be so neat to win!

    Megret
    meg.wilson@gmail.com

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  15. Well, as hokey as it is, our mermaid is named Shelly. That's just what you call mermaids around here.
    I currently live in California, near San Jose, I'm from Michigan, but I've lived all over the US and spent two years in Germany. I love Japan, and I've been there twice, both times awesome. I've been reading your blog for a couple months now, since I stopped working recently to stay home with my two year old, and I've been working on the whole Montessori thing. My contact is katharos on mac.com.

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  16. Her name shoud be Mia the Mermaid just because I like alliteration :) I live in SC, and my email address is melissabeckham@hotmail.com

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  17. How about Uma? It's the name of a Hindu goddess, means luminosity and tranquility - and that's one of the names I really wanted for my child - before I knew his gender!

    I'm from India and I live there, and I love your blog - and the way you're bringing up babyebi. kudos.

    aditi(dot)shukla(at)gmail(dot)com

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  18. Hi,
    Why not call her Seriri which is a japanese mermaid name in the game puyo puyo?
    I am dutch but live in Paris, France
    elorenceau@comcast.net

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  19. Name idea: Mai
    My location: Lenox, MA, USA
    Email: meagan@berkshiremontessori.org

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  20. I don't know if I'm too late for this one or not, but here goes:
    The name Madeline just popped in my head - don't know why...
    I'm from Tennessee USA. Born and raised.
    email: white(dot)erika77(at)yahoo(dot)com

    Thanks!

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  21. Hi! I am thinking: Ebi-maid or Mer-Ebi ;)

    She's beautiful!
    Amber in Australia
    a@ambermelody.com

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  22. Hope and I think her name should be Keilana which means "Adored One" in Hawaiian... She is a beautiful mermaid...

    We are from California... and are still in California...

    I love your blog!!!

    Shellys.hut@gmail.com

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  23. I think she should be Nanami because she is made in Japan. Unless she has super powers then she should be Ultra-marine.
    From Adelaide Australia

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  24. I think she should be Nanami because she is made in Japan. Unless she has super powers then she should be Ultra-marine.
    From Adelaide Australia

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  25. Hi,

    I suggest "DENIZ KIZI" = sea girl = mermaid in Turkish.

    I was born in China, grew up in Istanbul and live in Southern California.

    Loved your blog.

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  26. ****I have just printed off the list of names, any other added after this post are too late, sorry!*****

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  27. Hurrah! Thank you for joining us in our Softies for Mirabel campaign! Hurrah for Serenity! Thanks thanks thanks for your kind stitching!

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