Empty But Fulfilled (BBB)


What a jar looks like when it’s happy.


Ball Blue BookIt’s a Ball Blue Book Project day! Today’s Ball Blue Book is sponsored by Yvonne.

For a chance to win: Leave a comment on this post and let me know you want it. You can just put (BBB) at the end of your comment or otherwise note that you want to be in the draw. One winner will be drawn by random comment number to receive a Ball Blue Book. Eligible entry cut-off is midnight Eastern (U.S.) time tonight (November 13). This post will be updated with the winner by 9 a.m. Eastern (U.S.) time tomorrow (November 14). Return to this post to claim your book if your name is drawn (or check the BBB Winners List).

Find out more about the Ball Blue Book Project and become a sponsor.

UPDATE 11/14/10: The winning comment number, drawn by random.org, is #106, Jan. Email me at CITRgiveaways(at)yahoo.com with your full name and address for shipping.



  1. Jen in ID says:

    Ah, what the heck – I’m in. Post #1 unlikely to win but more importantly, I came here to find out how Weston’s team did in their game tonight!

  2. Terri Draeger says:

    Like that “happy jar”! Add me to the BBB draw please! :woof:

  3. Betty Jean says:

    Would love the book. Have looked at it at the bookstore several times, but have bought jeans or shoes for my son instead…lol; the book just wouldn’t keep him as warm!

  4. Lisa says:

    I’d love to win that book.

  5. Richelle says:

    Another try to win the BBB!

  6. Christina S. says:

    BBB me, please!! πŸ˜€

  7. Margaret Miller says:

    I would love a BBB. Already did some applesauce and juice this year, doing the boiling water method but need help in getting the pressure canning thing down right. πŸ™‚

    Peggy in Iowa

  8. Peggy says:

    We have been using our canned goods and they are so good. BBB please

  9. Connie Beachy says:

    Would love the Ball Blue Book. Love this site!
    hugs from PA

  10. umstetter says:

    BBB entry please!
    And you’re right,your jar DOES look happy.

  11. windspiritwhimsies says:

    Would love to see some happy jars! Please include me for BBB! :hungry:

  12. leavesofthefall says:


  13. patrice says:

    Put my name in the hat, so to speak, for the BBB!

  14. Teresa says:

    I would love to win a BBB.

  15. Rachel says:

    BBB! Never canned but so inspired to try after reading your website this past year!

  16. Kathy in FL says:

    Pick me, pick me! BBB

  17. bonnie schmidt says:

    One of these days BBB!

  18. ladybird_1959 says:

    One of these days I’ll get lucky and win that BBB.

  19. Connie says:

    I’d love to win, thanks for the chance!

  20. Kristen A says:

    BBB me please.

  21. Teri says:

    would love to win a bbb!

  22. Christy Miller says:

    Its fall. Seems I would need a new BBB to browse through the winter. Love to get it. Good Morning CITR people.

  23. Other Martha says:

    Please BBB. Thank you!

  24. Zusiqu says:

    BBB please. I’ve been canning pears lately and just got a pressure canner I am itching to try out!

  25. Debbie says:

    I’d love to win the BBB!

  26. Linda T. says:

    Count me in! Thanks to Suzanne and Yvonne!

  27. Andrea the Kitchen Witch says:

    BBB please πŸ™‚ I need a new copy! πŸ˜€

  28. margaret rusnak says:

    Enter me in the draw please!

  29. mygirls01 says:

    BBB please!! hopefully I will win I don’t have that book yet.

  30. ladychef says:

    BBB HAPPY SATURDAY!! My fav day of the week. Thanks Yvonne and Suzanne for another chance to win!

  31. Renee says:

    Sure would love to have one of those new books. Mine is getting a little frayed looking. :purpleflower:

  32. Deb says:

    Fingers crossed for the BBB!

  33. Merlin says:

    Dear Random Comment Number,

    I hope you will pick me for a BBB. Preeeety Please? :hug:


  34. Rhonda says:

    Love your site! BBB please, thank you.

  35. Cindy ODear says:

    I have the Ball jars just need the confidence to use them for more then storage. Maybe this BBB is just what I need! Thanks so much.

  36. EightPondFarm says:

    Interesting that there is a fork and not a spoon in there…probably happiness is all around! BBB, please.

  37. Marsha says:

    WOO-HOO…include me for the BBB!! :shimmy:

  38. Patricialynn says:

    Not just a happy jar – but a happy person as well! BBB

  39. Denise says:

    I would love to win a BBB!

  40. Janessa says:

    I would love to win a BBB to get a gardening plan in mind for next year.

  41. Amy says:

    BBB please! Looking forward to canning a few more Christmas gifts in the next month. Our pantry overflows with yummy homemade treats!

  42. Teresa from Lancaster, PA says:

    Yes! Please count me in for the BBB drawing.
    Thanks so much!

  43. sal says:

    I didn’t win this weeks lottery soooo, I must win this bbb? Something like that.

  44. Raeann says:

    Would love to win the BBB!

  45. Northern's Lady says:

    An empty jar is the sign of a full belly! :hungry: (BBB)

  46. LeAnn says:

    BBB, please πŸ˜€

  47. prayingpup says:

    I love to hear that “pop” when the jars seal . . . even better, the “pop” when you open them! BBB please!

  48. jenni says:

    stumbled on your site looking for a pumpkin bread recipe. love it! count me in for the BBB. thanks.

  49. Marion says:

    Yes please πŸ™‚

  50. Diane says:

    I would like to win, BBB

  51. Tanya Miller says:

    BBB— Please pick me!!! :0) :chicken: :chicken: :chicken: :chicken:

  52. geena22 says:

    BBB!!!BBB!!! :sheepjump: :woof: :happyfeet:

  53. marymac says:

    Please put me down for the BBB.

  54. Flower says:

    BBB Please! How fun! πŸ™‚

  55. Carol Howell says:

    I would love to win!

  56. Julie Hardie says:

    I love this picture! I had to look close up to see what it was at first. Then a huge smile came across my face. πŸ™‚ Thanks for allowing me to be apart of your group! I have learned so many amazing recipes. BBB

  57. Charity says:

    I would love to win a copy of this, as I’ve been having trouble finding it here where I live. Thank you! BBB

  58. Jennifer Hadley says:

    Over 500 quarts canned this year and still have some carrots in the ground waiting to be done. Would love the BBB!

  59. Susan says:

    My house needs some happy jars! Sign me up for the BBB. I’ll continue to read even if I don’t win. Grin.

  60. NorthCountryGirl says:

    Please enter me in your BBB drawing. Thank you. BBB

  61. Tennille says:

    I need me some “happy jars” !! BBB please :sheep:

  62. Margaret Diggs says:

    Please put me in the hat for BBB !

  63. Cheryl LeMay says:

    Please enter me too for the BBB!

  64. Melissa M. says:

    I’d like to have a new Ball Blue Book!

  65. Billie Jo says:

    Empty!! BBB
    Billie Jo

  66. Diane Offerman says:

    Hoping to win the BBB

  67. Julie Jaramillo says:

    Just moved from a South Florida condo by the beach to 10+ acre farm in Oregon. First attempt of canning salsa was fair. Have so much more to learn. Pls add my name to BBB drawing. Thanks!

  68. Beth Tarnow says:

    Would love the BBB!

  69. Aimee says:

    I would like to be entered in the BBB! πŸ™‚

  70. lovemyhobbyfarm says:

    Would love a chance to win the BBB. πŸ™‚ Thank you!

  71. ayenbe says:

    BBB me, please!!!

  72. TeresaJM says:

    whew thought I missed this week’s! BBB please

  73. Ruth says:

    My unfamous lemon cinnamon Jelly is in my plans for these jars πŸ™‚ and Holiday giving. It’s wonderfully delicious with crusty biscuits!

  74. Cyndi says:

    I’d love to win a BBB. thanks for the chance.

  75. Grammie Earth says:

    Oh Yes PLEASE! A BBB would be awesome :yes:

  76. Michelle says:

    BBB, please. (And so nice to be back to your regular posts!)

  77. CraftyK says:

    BBB Please! πŸ™‚

  78. MarieKay says:

    Would love to win…..BBB

  79. Langela says:

    Please enter me for the BBB giveaway. Thanks Yvonne for the sponsor!

  80. Mark Garner says:

    I would love to have the BBB!

  81. farmershae says:

    :chicken: BBB for me and the chicken!!

  82. cricketjett says:

    BBB, please!

  83. drumwife06 says:

    BBB please. You can’t win if you don’t play!

  84. SuzzyQ says:

    Thank you for your gracious offer to win the BBB.

  85. Amy Cook in WI says:

    Yeah, BBB! Congrats to Weston and his team…going to state is awesome and it is a time he will never forget.

  86. momma-leigh says:

    Love to get it! Maybe I will learn more than Apple Butter!!

  87. Barbie says:

    Whew, what a week! A win for the football team, and a bigger win for Suzanne. Time for me to win the BBB!!!!! :cowsleep:

  88. Melissa (N4M) says:

    Enter me for BBB

  89. Miss Becky says:

    Well I’m trying to figure out what was in that jar. I’m guessing pickles. It looks like mustard seeds in that jar… BBB

  90. Chickypez says:

    I’d love to win a BBB!

  91. marylecompte says:

    Canned so much this year I ran out of jars! Put me in the BBB drawing please.

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