Rain Rain Go Away Giveaway Hop


Welcome to the Rain Rain Go Away Giveaway Hop, hosted by The Kids Did It and The Mommy Island.

When I was a little girl, my grandmother taught me the rhyme:

Rain, rain go away
Come back another day!

I’ve always wondered if the rain ever shouted back: “I DID!”

My grandmother has been gone a long time now, but I still remember those childhood Saturdays with her. She always made me chicken soup, and I loved the “drowned chicken” from the soup pot. To this day, I still love chicken drumsticks because of those Saturdays.

There’s also a more recent April showers rhyme. In school, they used to tell us that “April showers bring May flowers.”

But the version I remember is: “If April showers bring May flowers, then what do May flowers bring?”

The answer, of course, is “Pilgrims”.

And if you are searching for something to do while those April showers are raining down, fill in the rafflecopter for your choice of a $10 Gift Card from Amazon or B&N, or a $10 Book from The Book Depository.

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258 thoughts on “Rain Rain Go Away Giveaway Hop

  1. Open the windows and let the smell come in. I love to read or watch a tv show in front of them and feel the breeze.

  2. What’s your favorite thing to do when it rains?

    listen to music if the power is on..thanks

  3. I love playing board games and logic puzzles! I also love snuggling under a blanket with my dog!

  4. i like to stay at home and maybe watch a movie or read or paint πŸ˜› thank you for this chance

  5. I love to take my daily walks even if it is raining. We welcome the rain in California…it is needed!

  6. It rains a lot where I live, so you kind of just have to deal, and get out there in it. I do love to read when the house is totally quiet and all you hear is that pitter-patter of rain on the roof, for me, there’s something so soothing in that sound.

  7. Cuddle on the couch with my husband and two kitty cats! And read a book or play on my computer or 3DS!

  8. I love the rain. If possible, I like to stay home and do quiet things like read, nap, or just give the cat head rubs while I listen to it.

  9. My *least* favorite thing to do when it rains is let the dogs out and in again, then have to towel them off. But what I *do* enjoy doing when it rains is to settle down on the couch (preferably with my dry dogs) and read a good book or browse blogs on the internet.

  10. I like to read, write or listen to music. It’s nice to open my windows and listen to the rain as well.

  11. Sleep, or play on the computer, sometimes read. I usually get headaches when it rains though.

  12. Obviously, I love to read since whatelse is there on a rainy day? πŸ™‚ However, I also get these massive cleaning urges when I can’t do anything outside so I spend my time cleaning the whole house as well πŸ™‚

  13. I usually get on my back patio and get a hot cup of tea and a fantastic book and read for a few hours.

  14. I curl up in my recliner with a good book, a cup of tea and a cat in my lap. That always makes me feel better.
    Thanks for the contest.

  15. My favorite thing to do when it rains is to cuddle in bed under the covers with a good book and a nice cup of aniseed tea.

  16. When it rains, my favorite thing to do, besides reading, is watching TV shows or playing video games. Thanks for the giveaway!

  17. My favorite thing to do when it rains is to sit by the window and read a book. I LOVE the sound of rain and the freshness in the air.

  18. My favorite thing to do when it rains is take a nap on the couch. Thanks.

  19. I’d like to say sleep but I don’t get to do that with 5 kids. So I usually find some game to play with them inside. Although we do once in a while go out to play in the rain.

  20. When it is raining, I enjoy reading a good book in a comfy chair. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  21. I love sleeping when it rains. But if I’m not tired then watching netflix is my second favourite thing to do.

  22. My favorite thing to do when it trains is to play on my computer. Thanks for the giveaway!

  23. I like to take a nice nap on a rainy day, in order to make the day go by a lot faster. Nothing better to do on a gloomy day.

  24. I really enjoy sitting on my front porch when it rains…It’s one of the features I luv the best about my century house.

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