CLOSED Season of Giving: The Frugal Foodie Cookbook AND The D.I.Y. Guide (48-HR Giveway)

by Beth Montgomery on December 4, 2010 · 25 comments

in Contests, Freebies & Samples, Giveaways

Holiday Giveaways

Happy Holidays! This giveaway is part of The Holiday Gift Guide: Season of Giving Giveaways. Check back daily for new giveaways and gift ideas for everyone on your list!

I think it’s pretty obvious that I’m all about saving money and I’m always looking or new frugal recipes to spice up our meals.   I also try to do things at home and while I’m pretty handy with tools, I have a completely black thumb when it comes to growing anything in a garden.

That’s why I was thrilled to get this set of money-saving books, The Frugal Foodie Cookbook and Fix It, Make It, Grow It, Bake It: The D.I.Y. Guide to The Good Life.   Truly, they are the perfect pair.

The Frugal Foodie Cookbook is full of mouth-watering frugal recipes, but also busting at the seams with tips on everything from roasting your own coffee to using leftovers to make excellent encore meals.   While The D.I.Y. Guide focuses on saving money by doing things yourself.     While it might not be able to make my thumb green, it’s full of money-saving ideas that never occurred to me, including ways to save on the holidays!

Learn how to:
*Ditch the lawn and raise organic veggies
*Cook healthy meals for pennies
*Eco-clean your house with lemons and lavender
*Cure minor maladies from the kitchen cabinet
*Join a seed sharing community garden
*Save big dollars with small repairs
*Organize a free market
*Put the “happy” back in your holidays

Both books are available through Viva Editions.

About Viva Editions: Viva Editions are books that inform, enlighten, and entertain.   And while Viva Editions is a line of books that are as fun as they are informational, the intention behind Viva is very serious”these are books that are truly helpful and intended to enhance people’s lives.

Perfect Gift For… Cooks, Newlyweds, Moms, Grandma’s, Dad’s, Wanna-Be Chefs, College Students, Extreme Couponers, Frugal Shoppers, Do-It-Yourselfers, Men, Women

Features: Frugal, Helps Save You Money, Written by Moms, Tried & Tested, Made in the United States

Holiday Gift Guide Listings: For Everyone and Under $25


Two (2) lucky In Good Cents Reader will each have a chance to win a The Frugal Foodie Cookbook AND Fix It, Make It, Grow It, Bake It: The D.I.Y. Guide to the Good Life.

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What is your how do you “do it yourself” to save money at home?   Do you make your own household cleaners?   Grow herbs?   Cook a favorite frugal recipe?   Or something else? Leave a comment and let me know!

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Entries will be accepted until Monday, December 6, 2010 at noon Eastern time. Winners will be selected randomly through And The Winner Is… and announced here on Friday, December 10, 2010.

Check out all the current & past giveaways! And stop by the Holiday Gift Guide for fun and unique ideas for everyone on your holiday shopping list!

Disclosure: This giveaway was sponsored the featured business as part of The Holiday Gift Guide: Season of Giving Giveaways. I did not receive payment for this post. I did receive a product for review. However, as always, all opinions are my own, regardless of compensation. For more information, check out my disclosure policy.

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