cooking with greek yogurt cookbook giveaway! (CLOSED)

This giveaway is now CLOSED. So, even though technically my cookbook isn’t officially released until January 4th here in the States, the printer finished up early and lots of folks have been receiving their books early from various retailers (and if you’re in Canada, it’s already in stores!). Yay! First of all, thank you SO… 

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persimmon spinach smoothie

smoothieLet's talk about my blender situation. I'm hard on blenders. Really, terribly abusive. I've had the same, bright orange KitchenAid blender since I was about 22, and the poor girl is in bad shape. We've done a lot of fixes and repairs, but the truth is, my eight-year-old blender just isn't made to go through the kale-blending, soup-pureeing, ice-chopping daily abuse I put it through. In fact, a few months ago, some part in the blade assembly broke again, and. . .
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happy national can-it-forward day! (giveaway) {CLOSED}

picklesThis giveaway is now CLOSED. Thanks for entering! Happy Saturday, my friends! I have a rare weekend post for you on this Saturday because today is a very special day in my books, it's National Can-It Forward Day! If you follow my homesteading adventures over on The Broken Plow, you know that I am a huge fan of "putting up" food. Canning, for me, is about so much more than the yummy food I get to eat come February (although,. . .
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the simple life (sponsored + giveaway) {CLOSED}

clouds sky stockThis giveaway is now CLOSED. Congrats to all the winners! When we moved to the country last year, I didn't realize it at the time, but one of my main motivations for going back to my roots (hardy-har-har) was the deep desire to live more simply. When I lived in the city and worked in an office, I didn't feel like I could shut down. I couldn't disconnect. Not only was it the culture of my urban life and my. . .
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friday freebie: stella + dot earrings {CLOSED}

e900tu_1This giveaway is now CLOSED. Thanks for playing along! Happy Friday, friends! I have yet another awesome fashion-related giveaway for y'all today. You'd think that I was some sort of fashionista with all these fun bags, clothing and accessory giveaways. Ha. So not. I just like pretty shiny things, and plus, I think it's a fun little bi-weekly deviation from all the talk about food, fitness, and (well, this week at least) cellulite. This week, I've got a giveaway courtesy. . .
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friday freebie: pora bag ($200+ value!) {CLOSED}

16019_446108518785833_2136032199_nThis giveaway is now CLOSED. Thanks for playing along! Happy Friday, friends! I know I've been kinda slacking on you guys lately (it hasn't escaped me that I haven't posted a recipe in weeks), but I hope I can make up for it a little bit with this insanely cool giveaway. This might be my favorite giveaway I've ever done here on BTHR. Let's talk about Pora bags. These bags are so cool! From a utilitarian standpoint, they are amazingly versatile because. . .
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friday freebie: $50 iHerb shopping spree {CLOSED}

Untitled-1This giveaway is now CLOSED. Happy Friday, friends! I have such an awesome giveaway for you guys today. Have you ever shopped with iHerb? iHerb is one of my favorite online stores. Basically, it's like your favorite health food store or food co-op, but entirely online and with dirt cheap prices and fast shipping. With 35,000 products, you can pretty much find any health, food or beauty product you're looking for. We've been so happy with our shipments when we've. . .
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friday freebie: bestowed box {CLOSED}

bestowedThis giveaway is now CLOSED. Oh man, do I have a fun giveaway for you guys today! Have you ever heard of Bestowed? They are subscription based service, kinda like Birchbox, but instead of beauty products, the Bestowed box is chock full healthy, good-for-you food. And it gets delivered to your door every month. Is this a dream? The nice people at Bestowed offered to send me a box, and I have to be honest, I wasn't expecting much. So. . .
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friday freebie: golden earth all-natural perfume {CLOSED}

IMG_4428This giveaway is now CLOSED. Stay tuned every other Friday for a new fun giveaway! I have a super fun giveaway for your guys today! I was contacted a few weeks ago by the nice people at Golden Earth aromatherapy and essential oils. They have lots of really cool, all-natural, cruelty-free beauty products, but today, we're talking about their all-natural perfume blends. There are six different scents, and all of them are free of artificial or synthetic ingredients. Golden Earth sent me. . .
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friday freebie: jamberry nails {CLOSED}

431277_360322907333068_368207761_nThis giveaway is now CLOSED. Tune in every other Friday for a new giveaway! Have you guys heard of Jamberry yet? If not, Jamberry is a company that sells fun nail shields that are easy to put on, stay on for weeks and come in dozens of colors, patterns and styles. They are a really fun way for folks to get the "nail art" look without spending hours and hours with a teeny tiny brush painting designs. My friend Steph. . .
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friday freebie: chobani! {CLOSED}

click-1This giveaway is now CLOSED. Tune in every other Friday for a new giveaway! First of all, thank you all for your kind words on this morning's post. It means so much to me to have all of your support. You are all frickin' amazing. I want to drive to each of your houses' and give you a big, fat hug. Since I can't really do that, here's hoping a big, fat yogurt giveaway will suffice instead. Alright, who's ready. . .
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friday freebie: restore the core DVD set (CLOSED)

IMG_2637This giveaway is now CLOSED. Tune in every other Friday for a new giveaway! I do a lot of fun foodie giveaways here for Friday Freebies, but this week, I'm switching over to the sweatier side of healthy living thanks to a special fitness giveaway from my friends at Karna Fitness! To all the mamas out there (and anyone else who is interested in trying out mat-based core strengthening), listen up. Karna has been focused on bringing quick, easy, Pilates-based. . .
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friday freebie: $50 shabby apple gift card {CLOSED}

shabby1This giveaway is now CLOSED. Tune in every other Friday for a new giveaway! I have a fun little change of pace for this week's Friday Freebie—girlie stuff! Instead of the normal food and fitness flair, the folks at Shabby Apple thought it might be fun to hand over to one lucky reader a $50 gift card to snag some of their beautiful clothes, jewelry and accessories. There is so much pretty over at Shabby Apple, I seriously wish I could. . .
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not so naked face (giveaway)

I mentioned last week that I rarely wear makeup anymore. I've never felt like I needed to wear makeup to coverup, but the truth is, I actually love makeup for the fun factor of it all. I love bright colors, I love being able to change my look with just a few different products. I love treating my face as a blank canvas. Unfortunately though, my eyes and skin are both extremely sensitive and I've yet to find very many. . .
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friday freebie: endurance potato ricer [closed]

potato ricer–Entries on this contest are now CLOSED. Thanks for participating!– As we chatted about yesterday, Thanksgiving is coming up at a super rapid clip and boy, do I have a kitchen gadget to give away today that will make your life so much easier! The amazing folks at BigKitchen.com are partnering with BTHR again to give away a few awesome things this holiday season (stay tuned for another cool giveaway from them at the end of November). To celebrate Thanksgiving,. . .
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