Wednesday, May 2, 2012

homework: reading {That Works For Me!}


Several months ago I was notified that two of my projects had been selected for an e-book. I was excited but then I sort of forgot about it. Recently, I was notified that the e-book was done and when I saw it I was super excited. The book is amazing and filled with great tips, tricks, crafts, ideas and more. I’m really honored to have my projects included.

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The book was organized by Kristen Welch of the blog "We are THAT family” and Jennifer De Groot, a freelance writer and former blogger of Bitterroot Mama.

Kristen hosts a blog party called Works For Me Wednesday that I participate in. Over the past five years, thousands of links have been shared and this book categorizes over 800 tips in 24 categories including;
 
Baby | Beauty | Blogging | Cleaning | Craft | D├ęcor | Frugal  | Garden | Gift |  Green | Holiday |   Homeschool  |  Hospitality  |  Kitchen  |  Laundry  |  Marriage  |  Odds and Ends  |  Organization |  Parenting  |  Pets |  Recipes  | Time Management  | Tech/Computers  | Travel
 


One of my projects is under the Craft category. It’s my scarf wreath



The other project is under the Gift category. It’s my Seed Strip Garland and Vase Gift.

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Here’s what Tsh Oxenreider of SimpleMom had to say about the book as seen on the That Works for Me website {check out the 2nd sentence - I was thrilled to have my project mentioned in her review}!

You want to know how to take care of makeup brushes? Curious how to make a scarf wreath? How about how to plant grass over concrete? This is the book for you. I love the Internet because it truly is the world's hive mind; the ultimate chat-over-the-fence-with-your-neighbor neighborhood. And this book has compiled the best of the best tips in one place! I love that, and I love that it supports an amazing ministry. Every household could use this book. It's worth every penny.
 
-Tsh Oxenreider, blogger behind SimpleMom.net and author of One Bite at a Time: 52 Projects for Making Life Simpler


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Here are some fun things surrounding the launch of That Works For Me.

  1. If you’d like a chance to win a free copy of the That Works For Me e-book, leave me a comment. I’ll draw a winner on Wednesday, May 9th (Anonymous and No-Reply comments must leave me an email address).
  2. And, if you would like to purchase a copy of That Works for Me you can click on the button below. The e-book is $8.00 and you can save $1.00 by using coupon code  SAVE1. A portion of the profit from your purchase will benefit the Mercy House. {click the Mercy House link to read about Kristen's amazing humanitarian efforts}.
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~ Updated May 15th, 2012 ~

The winner of the free copy of That Works for Me! is...


Paula at stuffitellmysister.
Congratulations Paula! I will be sending you an email with the details.


Thanks for visiting.

Carolyn

8 comments :

  1. Oh congratulations, Carolyn. What a thrill. I love the two projects that they featured of yours. I would love, love to be included in the draw for the ebook. Thanks so much!!

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  2. Congratulations, how exciting! Thank you for sharing and giving us an opportunity to win a free ebook:)

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  3. How very exciting! Congratulations on your ideas being featured. Sounds like a great read!!

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  4. Congrats on the e-book! It sounds like it is full of "wonderful"! Thanks for sharing with us! paula ~ (psblaxton@att.net)

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  5. Congrats Carolyn! Your projects are simply amazing! You totally deserve this!!

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  6. Sounds like a great book. Thanks for the giveaway!

    megandurant AT gmail DOT com

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  7. Congratulations, Carolyn! You are very talented and must be thrilled to be part of the book!

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  8. How cook that your projects made it into a book! Sorry I missed the giveaway, but I'm putting it at the top of my list for when I get that Kindle Fire in a little bit. Congratulations!

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