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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. Congratulations, Josephine! What a beautiful family. Hope you are able to enjoy the home for many years to come.

    ladybyrd on October 23, 2012 at 3:25 pm
  2. Congrats! I really hope you are able to keep it and enjoy it! Would be a great place for all those grand kids and family reunions! Congrats again, you seem like a great couple, so happy to see you win

    Blog Cabin Wanter on October 23, 2012 at 3:29 pm
  3. Congratulations Josephine. I hope this prize enriches your lives. Persistence certainly paid off. :D May you enjoy this for many years to come. :)

    Clive on October 23, 2012 at 3:50 pm
  4. Blessings to you & your family. I'm sure that you will enjoy the beautiful home that so many people worked tirelessly on, and the beautiful land and surroundings. I imagine that you all are very,very,very overwhelmed and excited. God bless you. V.Sams, Angel Statiion

    Virginia Sams on October 23, 2012 at 3:50 pm
  5. How wonderful for you, Josephine, and Family!!! What a blessing–there's nothing like the fresh, clean air and natural beauty of Maine to soothe and relax one's body and mind. People are laid back and wonderful and I hope everything will work out for you and yours to enjoy the Waldoboro Blog Cabin in all its glory for years to come. My Hubby and I come up annually from VA because Maine is in my blood, but they say once you drink in its clean air, you'll never want to leave. TRUE! You have a lovely big Family! There's so much to do and explore in Maine, you've only just gotten your big toe pointed there…. :) May you and yours make MANY WONDERFUL MEMORIES TOGETHER in Lincoln County ME! God Bless You! B)xD<3 Kitty

    DwnSoDwnEaster on October 23, 2012 at 4:00 pm
  6. Oh Happy Daze are here for the Josephine and David Turner family. After 49 great years of marriage, 4 children and 10 grandchildren, winning DIY's 2012 Blog Cabin in Waldoboro, Maine means the Turner's have even more to smile about!

    May they enjoy their good luck with health and many fond new memories in the months ahead.

    DBCoop on October 23, 2012 at 4:28 pm
  7. Congratulations Josephine and family! Wishing you and yours many happy years enjoying your beautiful ME home!

    SID on October 23, 2012 at 4:48 pm
  8. Big CONGRATS to Josephine, David, & Turner Clan !!! Looks like a very nice Family !! Hope you get to spend many years enjoying the Blog Cabin & can actually keep it for all those Grandkids to visit !!

    gremol on October 23, 2012 at 4:56 pm
  9. O.K. Mary, let Blog Cabin 2013 clues begin !!!

    gremol on October 23, 2012 at 4:57 pm
  10. Congratulations Josephine!!! I hope you and your family enjoy this home for many, many happy years!

    Summer on October 23, 2012 at 5:17 pm

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