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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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288 Comments

  1. Congrats and enjoy. Let us know as you discover your BC!

    lolobug on October 23, 2012 at 10:33 pm
  2. Congratulations Josephine!!

    jessyizhere on October 23, 2012 at 10:47 pm
  3. Congratulations!!!!! Enjoy

    Monica16Motti on October 23, 2012 at 11:06 pm
  4. Congratulations Turner Family!!!

    Cathy M on October 23, 2012 at 11:39 pm
  5. Congratulations to the Turner Family!!! I hope you have many happy new memories in the Blog Cabin with your whole family. Best Wishes to you and Enjoy!!!xD

    minnesnowda on October 24, 2012 at 2:00 am
  6. Well, if it couldn't be me, the Turners look like a lovely family. I hope they get to keep and enjoy the Blog Cabin. Glad to hear that it was someone who entered online.

    TeAmoHGTV on October 24, 2012 at 2:11 am
  7. Congratulations and I hope you and your family enjoy this wonderful gift.

    Thomas Baker on October 24, 2012 at 3:12 am
  8. Congratulations, Turner family! Hope you enjoy BC2012!!

    MGYinSC on October 24, 2012 at 4:44 am
  9. Congratulations to Josephine and her Family! May you make many wonderful memories.

    marchingon on October 24, 2012 at 9:09 am
  10. Hello Everyone,

    i wish to thank everyone that posted a wonderful comment. I can tell you I am still in the stage of shock. But it is a wonderful shock. The cabin is beautiful and so many ammenties I can't describe them all.
    So thank again.
    Josephine Turner and Family

    Josephine Turner on October 24, 2012 at 9:26 am
    • Cngratulations and thanks for popping into the blog. Have a fantastic time with the house. Enjoy it and the wonderful people of Waldoboro & Maine. :D

      Clive on October 24, 2012 at 11:38 am
    • Congratulations! Thank you for blogging. I am so happy for you. If you could let us all know every little detail that would be fantastic.
      Is the inlay floor in the entry as spectacular in real life as it is in pictures?
      Congratulations.

      Eugenia27 on October 24, 2012 at 3:20 pm
    • Thanks, and please keep in touch with your fellow bloggers. As one fellow Kentuckian to another, I
      again congratulate you.

      Cathy M on October 24, 2012 at 4:51 pm
    • Congratulations, Josephine and family! That huge Dining Room table was just made for a family the size of yours and, unbelievably, may actually be too small… What a great place for family reunions! You could use the barn for overflow overnighters or set up a 'tent city' in that fabulous yard. Enjoy your spectacular prize, and keep us bloggers posted!

      MNLass on October 24, 2012 at 10:47 pm
    • congrats to you.. I wish I could have won, I really love that home.. I am glad that you won and hope you enjoy the home!!!

      jebcjb2001 on October 27, 2012 at 7:07 pm

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