Needing to feel liked and a mobile giveaway

Needing to feel liked and a mobile giveaway
August 6, 2013 Alison Faulkner

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Recently a brand approached me through Facebook asking to partner. They wanted a lot of work for the equivalent of a $20 shirt. I told them I don’t partner for free (mama’s gotta feed the baby!) and they gave me a “lesson” on how blogging works. Telling me when I had more people read my blog they could offer me money. They didn’t see any of my numbers or notice I have about 10X as many followers on Instagram…they just based everything on Facebook.

Now I’m not like a huge blog obviously, but I’ve been doing this for a while and I was a little offended at the “lesson.” Mostly because I’m oversensitive, but also because I work VERY HARD. Ha! Apparently they thought I must not know about these fancy blogging things because my following on Facebook is rather small.

If you’ll recall I just joined Facebook a year or two ago, and I didn’t totally get or understand it or love it. But I realize it’s important and useful for helping people see my work, so, I’m trying to be better about it.

Anyway, what I’m saying is, WILL YOU LIKE ME ON FACEBOOK?!?!

If your answer is yes, I am going to give you a chance to win a custom mobile, for you or for a friend (if you don’t need one!).

I recently added a customization option in my shop, you can read about it here.

All you have to do is report to me that you LIKE ME.

If you already like me leave a comment because your love and support should be rewarded!

I’ll choose a winner on Friday!

Thank you!

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  1. Hailey Devine 4 years ago

    Alison!! I think I love you!! Your posts make me smile all day long. Although I don’t have any littles *yet* I’d still love to win one of these for the not too far future! 😉 I liked you on Facebook darling.

  2. Amie 4 years ago

    I truly and sincerely like you and now my like is Facebook official 🙂

  3. Jess Prestwich 4 years ago

    I guess it is finally official that I “like” you now that it is on facebook (even though I’ve been following you and thinking you are fantastic for years). 🙂

  4. Elisa 4 years ago

    I just ‘liked’ you on facebook…and definitely like your blog and your style! In fact, in my house I have some antlers hanging on my wall that always remind me of you and your incredible e-book (yes – they’re out year round because I love them so much That brand missed out!!

  5. Mara Patterson 4 years ago

    Liked your page!! 🙂 I also follow you on Instagram, have been for some time. Silly people thinking you’re not liked! 😉

  6. robin 4 years ago

    I REALLY REALLY like you Alison. Probably more than a normal and healthy amount, considering you don’t know me. Hope that’s not weird for you.

  7. Jules Tate 4 years ago

    Liked you on Facebook. And have been following your insta for a while. My Rockwell and your Radcliff were born super close! Love your style, your attitude and of course your mobiles. Keep up what you’re doing, girl, you’re fantastic!

  8. Alison McDonald 4 years ago

    I like you!! I hope I get picked, we share the same name and both of us make really cute babies… my son Keaton needs one of your amazing mobiles!

  9. hailey farris 4 years ago

    i just liked you.

  10. Julie Kuberski 4 years ago

    Totally liked you on Facebook! Those mobiles are adorable. 🙂

  11. Ellen 4 years ago

    I liked you, I really liked you. (I still do)

  12. Megan 4 years ago

    I like you.

  13. Kylie P. 4 years ago

    Liked (and like) you lots!

  14. Karen 4 years ago

    liked! 1K fans is a lot! those jerks can go suck it

  15. kristin 4 years ago

    i liked you, i like you, and i’m annoyed with that company for dismissing you. your mobiles are awesome and so are you!

  16. Erica LeBaron 4 years ago

    Like you. Love you. Want more of you.

  17. Jessica 4 years ago

    I really like you and your mobiles

  18. Tiffany 4 years ago

    I like you! (And your mobiles)

  19. Lauren 4 years ago

    lOVE YOU.

  20. Annie Green 4 years ago

    I’ve liked you for a long time 🙂

  21. Carley 4 years ago

    Hey!! I think 1000+ followers on Facebook is dang good!! I like you girl!

  22. Kellye Miller 4 years ago

    Liked you on Facebook, been loving you on Instagram for some time now. Your mobiles are just the cutest!

  23. Janae 4 years ago

    I totally like you :-0

  24. Karlee 4 years ago

    A lot of like from Australia here!

  25. Jerika 4 years ago

    I like you. I really really like you!

  26. Erica 4 years ago

    oh you are liked!

  27. kisa smith 4 years ago

    yes! I like you lots.

  28. Ashly 4 years ago

    My little nugget and I LIKE you on Facebook & Instagram! And we LOVE your mobiles!

  29. Stephanie S. 4 years ago

    Wait!! I like you!

    • Stephanie S. 4 years ago

      … On FB, Pinterest, & Instagram

  30. Shifra 4 years ago

    I like you and I like your mobiles and I would really like to have one in my house!

  31. Katie 4 years ago

    I “like” you! I do not like the brand that tried to school you! xx

  32. Atryell 4 years ago

    I liked you on fb! You are hilarious and amazingly creative.

  33. Bree Churchill 4 years ago

    Don’t you worry, we like you, a lot. And your sunnies.
    I don’t use Facebook a lot either, but it is where I follow bloggers and unlike Instagram, can be linked to their latest blog post straight from my newsfeed.
    I’m definitely an instagirl, but Facey has its place too.
    Much like, Bree. xo

  34. Jody Paul 4 years ago

    I not only like you….I love you.

  35. Julia 4 years ago

    Consider yourself liked!

  36. Rolls 4 years ago

    Of course I like you! 🙂

  37. courtney 4 years ago

    I totally already like you.

  38. Tyler 4 years ago


  39. EHayes 4 years ago

    I like you! And how rude of that company to give you a “lesson”… big or small, your price and blogging output/followers is up to you, not them.

  40. Mandi C 4 years ago

    scumballs. already liked you, and for the record, FB was how I saw this post? I know. I’m super lame.

  41. Bradie Fowlah 4 years ago

    Girl, I’ve always Facebook liked you. And liked you. Though I admit I found you intimidating when I first met you because, well, you are YOU and you’re great. I’d Instagram the hell out of a mobile!

  42. Meagan 4 years ago

    I like you,..but now it’s FB official 🙂

  43. jessica 4 years ago

    Like! (and love your mobiles!)

  44. Katherine Allen 4 years ago

    Girl I already like you on facebook… you are always keeping it real and it is soooo refreshing. Your instagram is always making me laugh my head off when I really need it. Don’t listen to those turds… annoying!

  45. Laura Wooster 4 years ago

    I’ve obvi liked you since the throw back titan days before FB even existed. Raffle entry per year of liking? xo.

  46. Katie 4 years ago

    Ha! I saw this post through Facebook, too. And don’t ever doubt that you’re liked–you would still have all these loving comments even without the mobile giveaway. 🙂

  47. Mandie 4 years ago

    I already liked you, but now we’re facebook official! 🙂

  48. Julie A. 4 years ago

    Already liked you!

  49. mandy 4 years ago

    I liked you! I think 1000+ likes on Facebook is great. I think your blog is awesome!

  50. Natalya 4 years ago

    I love reading your blog!

  51. Kathy Cox Green 4 years ago

    Hi. I think I already liked you. I’ll try to figure it out. Technology baffles frustrates and discourages me, but I have loved pretty much every word you have ever written. Ya, you can do better for yourself than most so-called partners can do for you. You are always going to triumph, Girl. You’ve got the stuff. Betcha the person who tried to lecture you about your facebook presence doesn’t get invited to do entire segments on local TV, eh? eh?

  52. tara 4 years ago

    Totally like and ‘liked’ you!

  53. naomi 4 years ago

    Alison darling, I love you and I like you. You are smart, wassup, generous, and you and the hubs are a serious power couple. I’m sure going to miss you. You even make Art laugh. You’re amazing.

  54. Jody Bitton 4 years ago

    I seriously cannot get enough of you. You are so real and funny that I keep checking back day after day. Not to mention your youtubes! Love you!

  55. Kimberly 4 years ago

    I like you…. I really like you!

  56. Cass VanBuskirk 4 years ago

    I did it. You are liked.

  57. Chelsea Ward 4 years ago

    Ugh I hate the numbers. I see the use of having more likers but it’s awful when others judge you just based on the amount of followers you have on a site etc. I liked you! And I’m liking you with my blog/site page for good measure! 🙂

  58. Alexis 4 years ago

    I don’t like – I love you, lady!!

  59. Courtney 4 years ago

    What if I’m a grown woman but I would like a mobile for myself? Super cool decor, baby or not:)

  60. Morgan Molden 4 years ago

    I like, totally like you, Alison. Thanks for being fantastic!

  61. Anne 4 years ago


  62. Tori 4 years ago

    I LIKE you!

  63. Holly Reid 4 years ago

    I like you whether you are on facebook or not. And anyway, instagram is where its at. That company is obviously just behind in social media 😉

  64. josie 4 years ago

    I have been scrolling forrrever. Likes!

  65. April 4 years ago

    I like you
    (facebook is overrated though)

  66. Alessandra 4 years ago

    I just liked you on FB! Totally get your point! 🙂

  67. Chedva 4 years ago

    Ouch, that sounds like it hurt… I love how honest you are and I also now like you on Facebook. Oh, and your photo-taking is magnificent.

  68. Chelsie Sisterinlaw 4 years ago

    In the words of Gigi… “Alison…. I like you”.
    Do I have children or the need for a mobile? Absolutely not. Do I want one anyway because they’re so pretty? Obviously. 🙂

  69. Hannah F 4 years ago

    Of course I like you! Alison, I love you!!! And have been reading your blog for a while now. Thanks for sharing and keep on inspiring! The nerve of that company!

  70. Hannah F 4 years ago

    One more thing can the mobile be turned into a garland?? Because I don’t have kiddies but I could hang this on my curtains as a hip swag. My facebook name is Hanifah Fields, just in case I win

  71. amanda 4 years ago

    I totally and officially LIKE you

  72. Haley Cutler 4 years ago

    I just found your blog last week and I love it! Also, I like you. 🙂

  73. brigid 4 years ago

    i like’d you, and love ur blog!

  74. Riley 4 years ago

    I liked it! I like you! I don’t like mean lessons…what more can I say?

  75. Caila 4 years ago

    I like you, girl! In fact, I’m so glad you posted this because I guess I hadn’t liked your page before this. I’m pretty slow on the Facebook thing, too, but I see how important it is. Love your blog, girl, and in my mind you’re an expert. 🙂

  76. Holly 4 years ago

    It’s official…I like you! 🙂

  77. Cristina 4 years ago

    Ha, that’s so silly. I guess you’ve got to be everywhere all the time. Exhausting. Anyway, I like you! I’m about to be an aunt for the first time, and just about everyone in the family wants a little nursery in their home now. I’m sure one of them would absolutely love one of your mobiles.

  78. Casey 4 years ago

    I find this post half saddening and half amusing. I hate facebook. And wont have one. Ever. But that doesn’t stop your fans from wanting to see your work. I’ve been without a computer for a month or so, but when I get the chance to catch up on things, your blog is on the top of the list along with PostSecret.

    I wanted to give you a “like” on your blog because I can’t on Facebook. You are going about this situation wisely and honestly it’s a great, cute, useful idea.

    Your baby is adorable. Seriously.
    Much love,

  79. tracie atkinson 4 years ago

    i truly like you and made it known on facebook! wahoo. love your snazzy new cowboy shirt too!

  80. Laura 4 years ago

    oh, I like you Alison! I even like you on facebook. 😉

  81. Jen Clark 4 years ago

    I liked you even before you were on Facebook 😉 Sorry, I’m really bad at showing it, but I follow your posts and grams and I love you! And miss you and your adorable family. Can we please have a play date soon?

  82. Oh, I’ve liked you from DAY 1, girl! You show those people a thing or two!

  83. Juls Flake 4 years ago


  84. Lauren 4 years ago

    It’s Facebook official! I liked you! And love your mobiles!!

  85. koseli 4 years ago

    liked! and I like you A LOT. Thank you for making me laugh and being a wonderful person. Cute babies too.

  86. Aubrey Archuleta 4 years ago

    I like you 🙂 and mermaids.

  87. Darilyn 4 years ago

    Liked! Love your mobiles!

  88. Anna Mueller 4 years ago

    Found you on FB and ILike you!!

  89. kate 4 years ago

    I like you on facebook, but i literally go bananas over your blog! This little mister due in January totally feels the same, and would love love love to win!

  90. Kim 4 years ago

    I “like” you! Love your blog and Instagram feed!

  91. Katie 4 years ago

    I like you, in blog-land and on facebook. And I was at the rooftop concert the other night and your husband’s performance with Mindy Gledhill was awesome, I downloaded the song. Anyway, my little man needs a mobile for sure.

  92. Nicole Yawney 4 years ago

    girl! I of course ‘Liked’ you on facebook! YOU DA’ Bomb Diggity course!

  93. Kendra 4 years ago

    I’m shocked I haven’t liked you on FB already well now it’s official. I’m also shocked I don’t have a mobile above my little peanuts crib. I’d love to win a mobile for his nursery it’s got a south western flair would look lovely!

  94. Shio W. 4 years ago

    I don’t know why I didn’t do this before, but I LOVE (liked) your FB page 🙂 You are seriously thee cutest, and I am in awe with how creative you are!! 🙂


  95. sarh 4 years ago

    I’ve always liked you, but now I do on facebook too!

  96. Stephanie 4 years ago

    I LIKE you, I really do 🙂
    (and officially on FB)

  97. Lisa 4 years ago

    Adorable mobiles! And Liked on FB!

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