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Meet the Winner of Blog Cabin 2012

Blog Cabin 2012 Giveaway Winner Josephine TurnerClockwise from top:Josephine and David Turner, a Turner family vacation, Blog Cabin 2012.

Josephine Turner is the proud winner of the Blog Cabin 2012 Giveaway. Her winning entry was received via HGTVRemodels.com on September 26, 2012.

This proud Butler, Ky., native and her husband, David, have been married 49 years and are the proud parents of four children. Ten adorable grandchildren range in age from 2 to 25. “They are truly the joy of my life,” she says.

Josephine, who has participated in the Blog Cabin Giveaway for the past four years, entered the 2012 sweepstakes twice a day, almost every day, throughout the giveaway entry period. She was attracted not only by the home’s location (“Maine is a lot like Kentucky. It’s a beautiful, wooded hilly area,” she says), but the home’s rustic-chic interior design. Her favorite room? The kitchen.

“My head was still spinning,” says Josephine, when recalling the moments immediately following the phone call from DIY Network. “It sounded almost too good to be true. It’s so much to wrap my head around, that I actually won this wonderful gift.”

Josephine has received nothing but support and congrats from her closest friends and family. “They’ve said, ‘It couldn’t have happened to a nicer person.’ And to me, that’s a wonderful compliment.”

Her advice for other Blog Cabin enthusiasts? “Keep entering, keep entering,” she says. “The day you skip is the day you might have won.”

  • Posted at 2:03 pm on October 10, 2012
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289 Comments

  1. Awesome!! So happy for you and your family!!! :D

    Joy on November 1, 2012 at 1:54 pm
  2. no good they are family they have no home is no good

    joe on November 1, 2012 at 2:07 pm
  3. Congratulations and may God continue to bless you and your wonderful family. You are going to make many great family memories there I am sure ! I have only been to Maine once and would have loved to win as it is so beautiful there but since I didn't I am happy that someone who seems so nice and family oriented did!

    melody on November 1, 2012 at 2:21 pm
  4. Good for you, Josephine! I'm green with envy.

    Nancy Burleson on November 1, 2012 at 3:01 pm
  5. Good Life comes to those who are willing to take daily life as it is handed to them – enjoy your new home
    everyday – you deserve to WIN!
    I hope before my life is no more – I will WIN something – I'm trying, by entering contest everyday.
    God bless you & your LARGE FAMILY with good health & LONG LIVES!

    Arli F. Cochrac on November 1, 2012 at 3:36 pm
  6. A big congratulations to you Mrs. Josephine Turner of Kentucky and to your big family for winning the 2012 Blog Cabin. GOD bless you all and may you all enjoy this gorgeous place for many, many years. :-)

    cucunest on November 1, 2012 at 5:34 pm
  7. CONGRATULATION

    SONYA on November 1, 2012 at 7:29 pm
  8. woopie, so happy for you. let me know if it comes with a ghost. they never answered my question during the remodel…..

    sharon on November 1, 2012 at 8:59 pm
  9. Congratulations Turner family. You are going to love all the hard work and dedication crafted into your new home. Best wishes! Your special day!

    Gary C on November 1, 2012 at 9:06 pm
  10. Well, congratulations! You won my house!! I am quite envious, but I am happy you won! I hope you enjoy your time in Waldoboro.

    leslie on November 1, 2012 at 9:38 pm

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