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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. God is good. Enjoy the cabin and the lobster. YUM!

    Susan on October 24, 2012 at 9:29 am
  2. How long before it's on the market?

    John on October 24, 2012 at 9:36 am
    • January 15, 2013

      Josephine Turner on October 29, 2012 at 10:14 am
  3. Congratulations Josephine! I can see the Halo around your head in the pictures! You deserve this! Your words of encouragement give all of us hope to never give up! Get ready for your life to change!

    Anne Johnson on October 24, 2012 at 9:48 am
    • "Desrve this"? For entering ALMOST every day to those of us who entered EVERY day, Im not sure I understand her words. She said she entered Almost every day but then said the day you don't enter could be the day you dont win??? Not sure that makes sense, but then again I did study philosophy so from a logic standpoint her statement would not be truthful. But I agree there is a halo around her head. I hope they enjoy it since HGTV picked a pefect couple.

      SteveErin on October 24, 2012 at 2:03 pm
  4. Congratulations Josephine! My heartfelt happiness goes out to you and your family. Enjoy this moment and have lots of fun with it. You did it!!!

    Rojomima on October 24, 2012 at 10:06 am
  5. Congratualtions to Josephine and her family!

    Hope on October 24, 2012 at 10:19 am
  6. Congratulations Mr. and Mrs Turner! How wonderful for you and your family! May you have lots and lots of beautiful memories in your new Blog Cabin!
    Enjoy!
    Windee :)

    Windee :) on October 24, 2012 at 10:38 am
  7. Surprise!!! New Thread and New location of 2013 BC!

    Jennie/Florida on October 24, 2012 at 10:48 am
  8. Congratulations to the Turner Family, I'm happy for you!!! :D

    asandmancan on October 24, 2012 at 11:02 am
  9. Congratulations on winning the beautiful home! Enjoy!

    Virginia on October 24, 2012 at 11:35 am
  10. You are indeed a lucky lady! Congratulations on the win. Have fun!

    Graham on October 24, 2012 at 12:46 pm

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