Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Jo Toes Giveaway

Happy November to you all!  Does anyone out there like photography like I do?  Do you have a DSLR camera?  Well, every good photographer (or aspiring to be a decent one like me) needs a cute and girly camera bag, right?
For over a year, I had been wishing for a specific camera bag...from my favorite camera bag desiger...Jo Totes!  If you spend any amount of time in blogland at all, you know Jo Toes well!  I learned about them at The TomKat Studio, Less Cake More Frosting, and The House of Smiths (to name a few). The bags are made of leather, and look just like an oversized purse.  So, whether you need to take your camera with you on field trips, family vacations, or on photo shoots with your family, Jo Totes has the bag for you.  


The padded interior can be custom fitted not only to protect a camera and lenses, but also to accommodate and organize items like a wallet, music, phone, keys, cosmetics and more.  Padding is sewn directly into the interior lining on all four sides and the bottom of the bags. The bottom is also equipped with four metal feet to guard your bag from rough, dirty, or damp surfaces. Inside of each Jo Tote are removable pads which are completely customizable—you can use as many or as few pads as you wish, arranged in the way that best suits your camera, lenses, and other items. Each bag also includes pockets, strong and comfortable shoulder straps, a top-zippered closure, and a removable cross-body strap.


Look who's sporting their own Jo Totes bags!  Do you recognize any of these crafty ladies at a Creative Estates Conference?
From left to right:  Destiny (A Place for Us); Jen (Tatertots & Jello); Ellie G. (Less Cake More Frosting); Shelley Smith (The House of Smiths); Amy (The Idea Room) 



A few weeks ago, when I successfully finished my online photography workshop with Emilie, I rewarded myself with MY NEW CAMERA BAG...the Millie in gray!  I LOVE it already!  I've taken it to the pumpkin patch, to take Halloween pics of my boy, and to my mom's 60th birthday party! 


Jo Totes offers four beautiful camera bag designs...

The Betsy

The Millie

The Rose

The Tote

Here's the inside of the Rose bag.

Today, you have the chance to win the Jo Totes bag of your choice!  How AWESOME is that??? 

{Here's what you have to do...}

1. Make sure you are a follower of FBU!

2. Go to Jo Totes Shop Page and tell us which bag you would choose (and the color).


***The giveaway will be open for five days and close on Saturday, November 5 at 9:00 pm (EST).  The winner will be announced soon after.***

Good luck, friends!  


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95 comments:

  1. I would love the rose tote in marigold!

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  2. I would love the rose tote in moonbeam. So beautiful!

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  3. I love the Millie in pewter or the Rose in marigold!

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  4. And I ofcourse follow Frogs, Bees & Under the Seas

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  5. I follow your blog, am a fan of JO TOTES, and would love the Rose in Moonbeam

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  6. I love the rose bag in moss, or moonbeam!!
    TheResource(ful)Room!

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  7. I love the rose bag in Bronze!! I just got my camera this past April and I'm still trying to figure out how to use it! Thank you for posting Emilie's site! I've been looking for something like that to get me started. I follow your site but I do not have FB....I know, crazy right?
    Thanks!
    Sarah
    http://mrstfirstgrade.blogspot.com/

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  8. I love the Betsy in chocolate!

    crhdouglas@gmail.com

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  9. I follow your blog! Love it!!

    crhdouglas@gmail.com

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  10. I follow Jo Totes on FB! I hate I am just finding out about them!!

    crhdouglas@gmail.com

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  11. I am already a follower of your blog!

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  12. I am a fan Jo Totes on Facebook!

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  13. I would like the Rose in Moonbeam.

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  14. i follow you via GFC

    lauren51990 at aol dot com

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  15. i really like the rose in black.

    lauren51990 at aol dot com

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  16. i liked jo totes on fb

    lauren51990 at aol dot com

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  17. I would pick the Mille bag in pewter!

    kellybrown28021@gmail.com

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  18. I follow your blog-Frogs, Bees and Under the Sea~

    kellybrown28021@gmail.com

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  19. I love the Rose tote in Black. So cute!
    Kim
    kdowd13@gmail.com

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  20. What an amazing giveaway! I love following your blog because you introduce me to such amazing things such as Jo Toes, which I now "like" on facebook :)

    If I could pick a tote, it would be the Rose tote in Pewter! Chic but adorable!

    kelseymbower @ aol . com

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  21. I like Joe's Totes on Facebook!

    kellybrown28021@gmail.com

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  22. I follow your blog because it has such wonderful resources!

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  23. Oo and I like the Millie in Pewter :)

    Sara :)
    Smilinginsecondgrade.blogspot.com

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  24. OMG! I would loooove one of these bags! My favorite is the Millie in Pewter! I hope I win!

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  25. I am already a follower of FBU!

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  26. OMG! This is a hard decision between the Millie and the Rose but I think I would get the Rose in Pewter! Yep the Rose wins out!

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  27. I am now a follower of Jo Totes on fb.

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  28. I am drooling over the Betsy in mustard!!!

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  29. Oh! And I follow this blog via google reader, and I like Jo Totes on facebook!

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  30. I follow Frogs, Bees & Under the Sea.

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  31. I'm a follower of FBU!

    ~meg [mfeby1@yahoo.com]

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  32. I'm a fan of Jo Totes!

    ~meg [mfeby1@yahoo.com]

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  33. love the millie! in marigold, moss, & coral. love bright colors.

    ~meg [mfeby1@yahoo.com]

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  34. I have been wanting the Rose bag in Sugarplum FOREVER!! Please pick me!!!!:)

    SM

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  35. I now follow your blog and I am a fan of Joe Totes on Facebook. I would love to have the Rose bag in marigold

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  36. I am liking the millie in pewter... and told the jo totes people too! Love your blog even from the other side of the world in NZ....

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  37. It's the Millie in Pewter that steals my heart!

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  38. I like Jo Totes on Facebook!

    kdowd13@gmail.com

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  39. I follow your blog too!

    kdowd13@gmail.com

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  40. I follow your blog with GFC. :)

    rebecca.nvcl (at) gmail.com

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  41. I love the Rose in marigold.

    rebecca.nvcl (at) gmail.com

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  42. I like Jo Totes on Facebook.

    rebecca.nvcl (at) gmail.com

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  43. I'm a FAITHFUL FBU Follower. :)

    Marcy @ http://busybeesandcupcakes.blogspot.com

    busybeesandcupcakes at gmail dot com

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  44. If I win, I'd get Betsy in Mustard. I LOVE yellow bags. :)

    Marcy @ http://busybeesandcupcakes.blogspot.com

    busybeesandcupcakes at gmail dot com

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  45. I have seriously been pining for a Rose bag in teal for what seems like forever!! Thanks for the great giveaway!!
    hanschick@yahoo.com

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  46. If I won, I would get the Rose in Pewter or the tote. I love them both! Such cute bags! :)

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  47. I now follow Jo's Totes on Facebook!

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  48. I follow FBU! Love your great ideas!

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  49. I follow the FBU and I am a fan of the Jo Totes fb page! I would ABSOLUTELY LOVE the Rose camera bag in Teal!!!

    Thanks!!!

    jennifercrim@yahoo.com

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  50. I've had my eye on the rose teal bag this year since I got my camera in the spring. I would love to be able to protect my camera more instead of throwing it in the diaper bag to get lost.

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  51. I follow Frogs and Bees. Love your site.

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  52. I follow Jo Totes on FB. I love their new styles. It makes it so hard to decide which one I'd get but my fave is still the rose teal.

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  53. I love the rose bag!! I'm a follower of your site :)

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  54. Such cute bags! I really like the Millie in Teal and the Betsy in Mustard. Thanks!!

    shevilkenevil1 at aol dot com

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  55. I like Jo Totes on FB (Amber H)

    shevilkenevil1 at aol dot com

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  56. I have been wanting a Jo Totes bag since I first learned about them a couple of months ago...I have the hardest time deciding...I love the colors of the Millie, but I like the extra pockets on the Betsy...I'm curious what made you go with the Millie?

    Oh but I do love the rose bag too...Oh I'd be thrilled with any of them! Ok but I guess I have to choose one...

    Ok I'm going to say I would like the Rose bag in Raspberry! So so cute!

    jenniferdawn73@gmail dot com

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  57. And I also like Jo Totes on facebook!

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  58. I've been following your blog for a while

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  59. I would love the Rose in Teal

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  60. I'm a fan of Jo Totes on Facebook

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  61. google follower
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  62. I like the rose in marigold
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  63. like jo totes on facebook (michelle b)
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  64. i follow you on gfc
    yanuzo at hotmail dot com

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  65. my favorite bag is the Millie- Marigold
    yanuzo at hotmail dot com

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  66. i like jo totes on fb
    yanuzo at hotmail dot com

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  67. I love the Rose in either Sugarplum, Raspberry or Pewter..decisions, decisions!

    Laura
    Kinder Kraziness

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  68. My favorite bag is the Betsy in chocolate

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  69. I love the Betsy in Black.

    First Grade Delight
    imgoinfirst@gmail.com

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  70. I follow Jo Totes on Facebook.

    First Grade Delight
    imgoingfirst@gmail.com

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  71. I follow your blog and LOVE Jo Totes on Facebook!

    My favorite JoTote is rose in raspberry- LOVE IT!!

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  72. Love the Georgia in herringbone.
    I have started following your blog and also liked JoTotes on Facebook.

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