Thursday, December 11, 2014

A Last Minute Giveaway!

"Sure, Marlene, this house is drowning in flowered wallpaper, but did you see the Big Book of Parenting Tweets in the bathroom? These Kellermans are a class act."

Morning Readers,

While I run around throwing things into boxes and trying to remember to bring all of the kids with us to the new house, taking a timeout seems especially important.

(It's starting to dawn on me why people only do this once every thirty years, if they can help it. My friendly neighborhood advice is to never move ever. Unless you live next to a sewage plant. Then, consider it, but don't make any hasty decisions.)

What better way to take a breather than to give away free stuff right before the holidays. So, before I run back to buckling the cat in the car and putting the kids in their kennels, take a look at this sweet but blink-and-you-miss-it giveaway...

How would you like a signed paperback of this fabulous book? Currently ranked #2 for Hot New Releases in parenting humor on Amazon, you know you want to stick one on the coffee table, right next to the egg nog and that suspiciously huge bottle of whiskey Aunt June brought.

And another signed copy of some Cankles? Fun Fact: People love to find Cankles under their tree. True story.

Even better? Makeup. That's right, free makeup.
A few days ago, the wonderful Jo at Just Pure Minerals sent me a gift because she loves this here blog. After that, I pretty much consider her a saint, but it gets even better... her product is AMAZING. I might not wear makeup every day, but I'm a lipstick junkie.

She makes vegan lipstick.

It smells delicious.

And she want's to give one, lucky Reader a twenty-five dollar credit to her store for fantastic lip things of your choice. I mentioned that I love her, right?

If you want to see me sporting some of this fab lipstick, here's a clip of me throwing my hands around wildly while I talk about the new book.

Ok, I know y'all know your way around the old Rafflecopter, so I'll leave you to it. In the meantime, I've got to figure out how to shove a mixer, three hundred towels, and a TV into a cardboard box.

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  1. Take the kids out of the house and pay someone to come in and pack everything up, then unpack in the new house. While I've personally never done it, it really sounds like a great idea.

  2. My moving tip is to give as much away as humanly possible. Anything you no longer own, you don't have to move.

  3. Make your move easier by eliminating as many boxes as possible. Like, drop the ones full of breakables and throw them away, let a pet pee on another one, etc until all you're left with are pillows and floor lamps. Then throw away the floor lamps because the shades are just going to get crushed in the moving van anyway.

  4. Don't ever move. Moving sucks. (Not helpful?)

  5. Pay someone else to do it for you!

  6. Ditto on the not moving. That's my plan at least. Thanks for chance to win!

  7. Sorry, no moving tips here. I always tell my husband that I'll never move from this house, no matter how cramped we get, unless it's back to my home state. ;)

  8. I really hope I win!
    Thanks for keeping my hopes high!

  9. I'm not entering this competition because a) I'm very late and b) I'm not in the USA so the rafflecopter hates me.
    Just popped in to say I miss you, dude. Thinking of you as you unpack all your stuff into the new house. Don't be a stranger, my inbox is empty without my bi-weekly Paige fix. Yours sincerely, good intentioned but mildly creepy stalker fan & fellow caffeine addict