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365 Slow Cooker Suppers and Totally Together Planner giveaway!

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 by Stephanie O'Dea

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Hello!!

 

We haven’t had a giveaway in pretty much forever and I wanted to get this page up and running with a giveaway in time for Mother’s Day.

I love Mother’s Day.

because I get a nap.

I’ve got a copy of my newest cookbook, 365 Slow Cooker Suppers and a copy of my household organizing planner, Totally Together: Shortcuts to an Organized Life for a lucky winner.

okay, five.

I’ll pick five winners and each of the winners will get both copies of the books.

Don’t tell Adam. He seems to think I’m supposed to be making money instead of giving it away…..

whatever…. it’s (almost) Mother’s Day!

:-)

the nitty-gritty:

leave a comment with a legitimate email address so I can contact you if you win.

The winner will receive the books directly from Amazon, so you’ll need to have a valid US mailing address.

if you’d like to tweet about this, you should!

if you’d like to pin this, you should!

if you’d like to follow me on facebook and tell me I’m wonderful (kidding. but only sort of. ;-) ), you should!

I’ll randomly pick a winner at the end of the month (that’s April 30th, 5pm pacific).

 

I’ve missed you, and am glad to be giving stuff away again! More to come…… make sure to sign up to get the inside scoop on future giveaways.

xoxo steph

Cyber Monday Giveaway!!! Enter to win ALL FOUR of Stephanie O’Dea’s Books!

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 by Lisa

Cyber Monday Giveaway!!!  Enter to win ALL FOUR of Stephanie O'Dea's Books! Cyber Monday Giveaway!  Enter to Win ALL FOUR of Stephanie O'Dea's Books!

Monday, December 8, 2013.  This giveaway is over.  Thank you so much for your overwhelming response!  You make both Stephanie and I very happy!  :-)

The winner has been randomly chosen and notified by email.  Congratulations Teresa R.!  Happy Holidays and Enjoy!!!

It’s Cyber Monday!  If you are looking for some great books to give as gifts this year, don’t forget about Stephanie’s books!

The gift of  her “Make It Fast, Cook It Slow“,  “More Make It Fast, Cook It Slow” and her newest book, “365 Slow Cooker Suppers” would make that newlywed, busy mom or busy dad smile.   Stephanie’s slow-cooker recipes are so easy and delicious!    You won’t believe all the hot, comforting dinners you can make in your slow-cooker!

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Busy folks and those who are organizationally challenged (like me) will absolutely love “Totally Together: Shortcuts to an Organized Life“.  I personally, cannot live without this book!  Life is so much easier when you have a plan!  You can read my review of thi

s excellent book HERE.

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Please check out all four books HERE on Stephanie’s website.

I am so excited that Stephanie is offering one of each of her four books to one lucky giveaway winner!!!

To enter this great giveaway, PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW.

 

You may garner extra entries by:

  1. Subscribing to Totally Together.
  2. Following @Stephanieodea on Twitter.
  3. Liking A Year of Slow Cooking on Facebook.

 

PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT FOR EACH EXTRA ENTRY so that I can count you!!!  Thank you!

 

This giveaway will run from today (Monday, December 2, 2013) until Monday, December 9, 2013 at 2pm Pacific Time.

 

The winner will be contacted by email!

 

Good luck everyone!!!

~Lisa

Lisa Irvine writes at Lisa’s Blogety Blog. You can find her at @Lirvine98 on twitter. If you have an idea for a giveaway, please let her know!

 

A Special Tuesday Review and Giveaway! “365 Slow Cooker Suppers” by Stephanie O’Dea!

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 by Lisa

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013.  This giveaway is now over.  Oh my!  Thank you so, so much for all of your kind words and comments!  I have randomly chosen 5 winners and they have been notified by email.  Congratulations to:  Lisa P., Jodie K., Heather C., Robin D., and Heather T.! 

Lisa Irvine writes at Lisa’s Blogety Blog. You can find her at @Lirvine98 on twitter.  If you have an idea for a giveaway, please let her know!

 

It’s here!  It’s here!

 

Today is the release date of Stephanie’s new cookbook, “365 Slow Cooker Suppers“, and we are so excited!

Wait until you see all of the great recipes Stephanie has compiled for you!  All of the recipes are easy, delicious and are tested and tasted by her own family.

I received my copy yesterday and can’t put it down!  Just look at the list of dishes I have marked to try:

  • Lasagna Soup
  • Thai Peanut Chicken Noodle Soup
  • Baked Beans with Root Beer
  • Basil Chicken with Feta
  • Buffalo Chicken and Potato Casserole
  • Honey-Lime Chicken Soft Tacos
  • 5-Minute Stroganoff
  • Not Your Mother’s Meatballs
  • Pizza Pasta Bake
  • Brats In Beer
  • Peanut Butter Pork Chops
  • Cheese-Stuffed Barbeque Burgers
  • Dr. Pepper Sloppy Joes
  • Creamy Pumpkin Penne Pasta  (Yum!)
  • Nutty For Acorn Squash
  • Spinach Frittata
  • Sweet-and-Sour Shrimp Packets
  • Teriyaki Tilapia

 

And that’s only just a start!  I’m not sure what recipe I want to try first, but I can’t wait to get cooking!  All of the recipes are gluten-free because of a family intolerance, but work perfectly whether you are gluten-free or not!

 

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Cheese-Stuffed Barbeque Burgers

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 Nutty For Acorn Squash

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Not Your Mother’s Meatballs

To celebrate the book release, Stephanie is giving away FIVE copies of her new book to you, her wonderful readers!  In addition to the books, she will personally send each winner a bookplate!

 

To enter this special giveaway, please leave a comment below.

You can get a bonus entry by following Stephanie O’Dea on FACEBOOK.  Please leave an additional comment below telling me you did this so that I can be sure to count you!

This book makes an EXCELLENT holiday gift for everyone on your list — be sure to pick a bunch up locally at your neighborhood bookstore or online!!

 

This giveaway will run from today (Tuesday, September 24, 2013) until Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 2pm Pacific Time.  The winners will be randomly chosen and notified by email.

Thank you all for your continued support!  It means so much to Stephanie.  :-)

Good luck everyone!

~Lisa

 

Thank Goodness It’s Free! Friday GiveAway RoundUp!

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 by Stephanie O'Dea

 Happy Friday!!

We are happy to announce that each and every Friday we’ll be hosting a giveaway roundup for you all as a thank you for being so wonderful and for making it through YET ANOTHER week!

wooo hoooo! We made it! :-)

To play along, feel free to link up to any current giveaways you happen to be running on your site. The more participants, the merrier!

If you don’t have a site, that’s okay — now you know where all the “good stuff” on the Internet is hanging out so you can try your luck!

My fingers are crossed for you —

 

Have an amazing and fun-filled weekend. You deserve it!

–steph and lisa

 

 

 



A New Year’s Giveaway! “Totally Together: Shortcuts To An Organized Life” by Stephanie O’Dea!

Thursday, December 27th, 2012 by Lisa

 

Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 5:30 pm PST.  This giveaway is now OVER.  Thank you so much for all of your entries!  This is a fabulous planner and I know you will enjoy getting organized and following Stephanie’s tips!  The winners have been chosen and notified by email.  Congratulations Kim B., Erin Duffy, Amber =), Billie R., and Russell!  Happy 2013!

 

Hello everyone!  Lisa here.  It’s Thursday, December 27, 2012.  I hope you all enjoyed your holiday.  There’s only a few days until 2013.  Wow!

 

Do you have your new planner for the New Year?  Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to become more organized?

 

Just in time for the New Year, Stephanie is giving away FIVE COPIES of her Totally Together: Shortcuts to an Organized Life!

 

If you haven’t heard about Totally Together, please read my earlier review HERE!  I think you will just love this book!

 

To enter this great giveaway, PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW.

 

You may garner extra entries by:

  1. Subscribing to Totally Together.
  2. Following @Stephanieodea on Twitter.
  3. Liking A Year of Slow Cooking on Facebook.

 

PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT FOR EACH EXTRA ENTRY so that I can count you!!!

 

This contest will run from today (Thursday, December 27,  2012) to Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 5pm Pacific Time.  Hurry and Enter!!!

The winner will be contacted via email!

 

~Lisa

Lisa Irvine writes at Lisa’s Blogety Blog. You can find her at @Lirvine98 on twitter.

Ninja Cooking System Giveaway (and Happy Ninjember!)

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 by Stephanie O'Dea

 

This contest is now over, and the winner has been notified.  Thank you to all who entered. More Ninjas are on the way — but in the mean time, keep an eye on the storefront; we’re about to have a new offer available! :-) happy slow cooking! steph

 

 

I had the grand idea of posting daily recipes in October in honor of Crocktober the way I’ve done in the past, but failed miserably. So since we’re in a brand new month, I’ve decided we need to rename November to NINJEMBER. (insert HI- YAH noise and karate chop) (wait, is that insensitive to Ninjas?) (if, so, disregard.)

I’m probably still not going to post daily recipes because let’s face it —- just how many variations of beef stew can I possibly come up with? But! I’ve got a brand new Ninja Cooking System for you today. I’ll keep this contest running for a good two weeks, and will close it on Wednesday, November 14th at 8pm pacific.

The Ninja Cooking System rocks. You can read my entire review, here, and you can buy it here, with a whole lot of extras you can’t find in the store. If you haven’t been able to catch the whole infomercial, that’s okay, because they now have it uploaded on You Tube and you can see me in all my acting glory. :-)

 

I still really, really like this product, and I am sure you will, too.

here are some other Ninja Cooking System reviews that you might like to check out:

Wellsphere    Steamy Kitchen     Tiffany Haugen (and a recipe for cooking wild duck!)           The Cupcake Project (Stef tested out the mini cupcakes!)        Mom’s Own Words

 

Happy Ninjember! :-)

xoxo steph

 

to enter:

leave a name and valid email address and a comment. Winners will be randomly selected and notified via email. Here is my legalese disclaimer/disclosure. GOOD LUCK TO ALL!

 

Review and Giveaway! “Totally Together: Shortcuts To An Organized Life”, by Stephanie O’Dea

Monday, September 24th, 2012 by Lisa

September 28th, 5pm pacific time. This contest is now OVER. Thank you so much for all of your wonderful comments!  The winner was randomly selected, and has been notified via email. Congratulations to Verette O.! 

 

Lisa Irvine writes at Lisa’s Blogety Blog. You can find her at @Lirvine98 on twitter. If you have an idea for a giveaway, please let her know!

 

I just know you’ve all been waiting and hoping for this giveaway!

Without gushing too much, I have to tell you that I am a HUGE  fan of Stephanie’s books.  Her “Totally Together” journal has been life-altering for me.

Being a stay-at-home mom for almost ten years, I hate to admit, I never really planned anything.  Well, except for meal planning, which I do religiously every week.  While I was used to planning projects at my last “office job”,  I never did get into the groove of planning my household chores.  Instead, I proclaimed Monday, “Housework Day” and ran around trying to do everything on that day.  The “plan” then was to do anything I didn’t get done on Tuesday and so on through the rest of the week.  Definitely not the wisest way to go about things.  The worst part was that it seemed I never did finish everything and felt a little defeated by Friday.

 

I started using “Totally Together” this past August.  I love how the pages are laid out!  So easy to follow!

 

 

By following Stephanie’s many time-saving tips in the beginning of the book and checking off  “The Daily 7″ each day, I finally felt like things were starting to get under control.  After reading “But That’s Why We Had You!”, I even decided to finally give my daughter some chores (taking out the garbage and making her bed).  I had tried to do this in the past, but never really made it stick.  I still have to nag a bit to get it done, but it’s working pretty well.  She even vacuumed for me last weekend when I hurt my back.

Here is my journal for last week.  Yes, I know, not everything is checked-off.  Sometimes things like bad backs can disrupt even the best made plans, but I still feel like things haven’t gone too far off of the rails.

 

 

 

If you have been thinking about getting better organized, getting your home and your life in order, then this is the book you’ve been looking for!  So much great advice in a little, spiral book!  If you are already a fan of “Totally Together”, then you should pick one up for next year.  This book  makes an excellent gift for that college student who is just starting out on their own or that “just married” couple who have just moved into a new home!  It’s also a great gift for any mom who needs a little sanity brought back into her life!  You can purchase “Totally Together” by clicking HERE.

 

Stephanie is giving away a free copy!  Yay!!!

 

To enter this giveaway, PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW!

You may garner extra entries by:

  1. Subscribing to Totally Together.
  2. Following @Stephanieodea on Twitter.
  3. Liking A Year of Slow Cooking on Facebook.

 

PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT FOR EACH EXTRA ENTRY so that I can count you!!!

 

This contest will run from today (Monday, September 24 2012) to Friday, September 28, 2012 at 5pm Pacific Time.

The winner will be contacted via email!

 

 

 

brand new Ninja Cooking System Giveaway!!

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 by Stephanie O'Dea

September 9, 9pm pacific time. This contest is now OVER. Thank you to the 4730 entries! Our grandprize winner was randomly selected, and has been notified via email. Congratulations to Barbara S.! Thank you for your wonderful comments, and stay tuned for more fun giveaways! –steph

 

Yay! You’re here to enter to win a brand new Ninja Cooking System of your very own! If you haven’t yet gone and read my review, please do so— this thing rocks. And if you don’t want to wait, you can order one of your very own by clicking here — with additional bonus goodies!

It’s not just a slow cooker. It’s an oven, a stovetop, and has a fully programmable, state-of-the-art slow cooker all built into one machine. You’ve got a full kitchen here, and all you need is an outlet.

And I have one for you to today. For free.

All you need to do to enter to win is to leave a comment and a valid email address so I can contact you when you win. I am not storing these email addresses or adding you to any mailing lists, nor would I ever share your personal contact information.

This contest will run from today (Wednesday, Sept 5, 2012) until Sunday, September 9th at 9pm pacific time.

And then? We’ll be back with DAILY giveaways starting on September 10th, just in time to help figure out your winter gift-giving plan.

 

Here I am, in action, with the Ninja — click on over to read how Megan, at the Gluten Free Vegan started out skeptical, but then got a bit blown away… :-)

Best of luck to all, and happy slow cooking! (NINJAing!)