Pennywise Platter Thursday 9/18

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It’s time to share your frugal and nourishing tips and recipes! Where do you shop for quality food at a lower price? What recipe saves a penny? How do you balance a budget with nourishing food? Share here.

Please read through the three simple rules for those participating. This helps keep the quality of our carnival. Please read them through before linking and thanks again for your continued participation.

1. No linking to giveaways or promotions for affiliates or sponsors. One thing that I’ve noticed increasingly on Pennywise Platter is that I am getting more and more promotional pieces for affiliates or sponsors and a lot of giveaways. I’ve decided to keep Pennywise less “commercial” and more in tune with the spirit of the carnival by not allowing these links anymore. There was nothing wrong with those of you who linked to them, I just think that it will protect the integrity of our carnival better without them. Plus, it makes our links valuable in the future as well. A link to a giveaway three months old isn’t going to be worth browsing in three months time, but a link to a recipe for a frugal soup would be. I will be deleting any giveaway links or promotional links.

2. Keep the ingredients “nourishing” such as whole grains, meats, vegetables, legumes, unrefined salt and sugars, chicken, etc. I am not going to be an ingredient police every week, but if there is a link to a post that is obviously not filling any of the criteria for healthy (for example, a white flour, white sugar birthday cake), I will delete that link. However, feel free to post vegetarian, vegan, raw, low-carb, paleo, etc.

3. Link back to the carnival. This is common carnival courtesy. And more then that, it helps build the community of the carnival as you are sending your readers to others participating. And please, as a blogger, check out other’s posts and leave a comment as well! I know that we would all love to hear from each other. Please limit yourself to three entries each week, and also remember that we are concentrating on, although not entirely limited to, frugal and nourishing recipes. Thanks!

Winners of the Facebook Party Giveaways!

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Thanks to everyone who showed up on my Facebook page (make sure you like my page to keep up on parties in the future!) to be part of my party celebrating the Ultimate Healthy Living bundle. It was so great hearing from all of you, and learning more about you! I had so much fun, and I hope you did too.

Before I get to the giveaway winners, a quick reminder that tomorrow (Monday) is the last day to buy the bundle, so please don’t wait if you are thinking of buying it! (You can see it here - Affiliate link)  It is a great resource, full of nourishing recipes, important information on health, green cleaning, herbs, essential oils, and so much more too.

You can read how it personally inspired me (and how much I love the bonus gifts) here, read more about why you should use essential oils safely and about the Essential Oil eCourse here, about some tips on freezing foods also inspired by the bundle, and these grain-free pizza pockets (yup, inspired by the bundle as well).

I loved learning the books you were all interested in from the 73 ebook choices – such as The Nourished Metabolism, Traditional Remedies for Modern Families, the Real Food Guide to Cleansing, and the many others mentioned. Thanks for inspiring ME to read some other ebooks from the bundle as well!

And drum roll please, here are all of the winners, as chosen by random.org!

For the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle: Tammy B.  “ I can’t choose a favorite” 
My Soup Cookbook: IKathie Ford P.( like of the post)
Cod Liver oil/ Butter oil Capsules: Rebeka J.  (like of the post)
$50 MadeOn Skin Care Gift Certificate: Jg M. – (like of the post)
Fresh: Nourishing Salads for all Seasons and Kitchen Knife: Lynn D. “A good set of knives!”
1 year membership to Gnowfglins ecourse and bonus gifts: Dawn S. “Fermenting”
12 week audio course: Mandy w. “More than four walls blogger or the paleo mom!”
Essential Oil Set:Lindsey P. I have so much respect for Plant Therapy’s oils! I’ve been loving diffusing their Let It Go blend at night to help me relax.” 

Giveaways only open to those in the U.S. Thanks!

Winners, please email me at kimi (dot) harris at gmail (dot) com. You have 48 hours to claim your prize!

Thanks so much, again, for making this party so fun! Enjoy your gifts, and don’t forget to check out the bundle info below.

We all want to make better health and lifestyle decisions for ourselves and those we love. We want to lose some weight, have more energy, use greener products, create nutritious meals for our families, get fit, and feel confident that we’re doing all we can to prevent serious diseases.

But it’s so easy to feel overwhelmed and intimidated by the masses of healthy living advice out there – to the point where we’re frozen into complete inaction instead!

That’s where The Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle comes in. For the ridiculously low price of just $29.97 (for the PDF version) or $39.97 (for the eReader version), you can get access to a carefully curated collection of eBooks and eCourses with a total combined value of $1,030.

The bundle contains a wealth of information from the very finest healthy living writers out there – but there’s no risk of getting overwhelmed! A useful Getting Started Guide is included with your purchase, which will help you identify the most valuable resources for your specific health priorities.

The Ultimate Bundles team has done all the hard work for you – finding the top experts across a number of healthy living fields and combining their products into one essential collection. If you want to take control of your health, there’s no better way to start!

The Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle will only be on sale for 6 days – from 8am EST on Wednesday, September 10 until 11:59pm EST on Monday, September 15.

But don’t wait until the last moment – there are only 30,000 bundles available and once they’re gone, they’re gone!

You can buy with confidence because your purchase is covered by the Ultimate Bundles one-year guarantee: you have a full year to enjoy all the books and courses in the bundle, and if you don’t feel like it’s made a huge difference to your family’s health, you’ll get your money back in full!

Click here for more info or to buy now.

As if this great collection of eBooks and eCourses wasn’t enough, the Ultimate Bundles team has also partnered with 10 fantastic companies who’ve each agreed to give a special bonus to every buyer. The bonuses have a total value of over $200 – more than 5 times the price of the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle itself!

The bonuses include free goodies aplenty: a bottle of Healthy Mouth Blend from OraWellness, a baltic amber bracelet from Sweetbottoms Boutique, and a starter culture from Cultures For Health. You’ll also get gift sets from Made On Skin Care Products and Homegrown Collective.

There are virtual goodies, too – a 4-month membership to StayAtHomeYoga.com and a 3-month premium membership to meal planning service Tradishen. And as if all that weren’t enough, there are also $15 gift certificates for TheJoyfulGiraffe.com, Strawesome.com and Trilight Health. There is a nominal shipping charge for many of the bonuses, based on each company’s standard shipping rates, and is usually $3-5.

Here’s what you need to know about the sale:

When? 7 a.m. EST Wednesday, September 10 until 11:59 p.m. EST Monday, September 15

What? 73 eBooks and 7 audio & eCourses, PLUS over $200 worth of bonus products you’ll really use!

Where? Purchase the bundle HERE.

How much? Well now, that’s the best part. The entire package is worth $1030, and it’s selling for less than $30. Sweet deal, right?

We think there’s something here for everyone, and don’t forget… our Getting Started Guide will show you exactly which resources cover the topics and health concerns that matter most to you!

We know you’re eager to see exactly what’s included in this bundle, so head on over to the website, where you can see the full list of eBooks, eCourses, and bonus offers.

When you’re ready, you can either buy here directly, or right through the website. It’s fast and easy, and you’ll have your bundle sent to you via email within minutes.

Click here for more info or to buy now.

Remember, this bundle is available for 6 days only, from 7 a.m. (EST) on Wednesday, September 10th to 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Monday, September 15th.

Disclosure: I have included affiliate links in this post. Read the fine print about this bundle and read the answers to frequently asked questions about the bundle.

 

Pennywise Platter Thursday 9/11/14

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Make sure you check out the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle on sale for the next five days! (And check out my giveaway of one ending this afternoon!)

It’s time to share your frugal and nourishing tips and recipes! Where do you shop for quality food at a lower price? What recipe saves a penny? How do you balance a budget with nourishing food? Share here.

Please read through the three simple rules for those participating. This helps keep the quality of our carnival. Please read them through before linking and thanks again for your continued participation.

1. No linking to giveaways or promotions for affiliates or sponsors. One thing that I’ve noticed increasingly on Pennywise Platter is that I am getting more and more promotional pieces for affiliates or sponsors and a lot of giveaways. I’ve decided to keep Pennywise less “commercial” and more in tune with the spirit of the carnival by not allowing these links anymore. There was nothing wrong with those of you who linked to them, I just think that it will protect the integrity of our carnival better without them. Plus, it makes our links valuable in the future as well. A link to a giveaway three months old isn’t going to be worth browsing in three months time, but a link to a recipe for a frugal soup would be. I will be deleting any giveaway links or promotional links.

2. Keep the ingredients “nourishing” such as whole grains, meats, vegetables, legumes, unrefined salt and sugars, chicken, etc. I am not going to be an ingredient police every week, but if there is a link to a post that is obviously not filling any of the criteria for healthy (for example, a white flour, white sugar birthday cake), I will delete that link. However, feel free to post vegetarian, vegan, raw, low-carb, paleo, etc.

3. Link back to the carnival. This is common carnival courtesy. And more then that, it helps build the community of the carnival as you are sending your readers to others participating. And please, as a blogger, check out other’s posts and leave a comment as well! I know that we would all love to hear from each other. Please limit yourself to three entries each week, and also remember that we are concentrating on, although not entirely limited to, frugal and nourishing recipes. Thanks!

Win the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle + Bonuses!

Learn how I'm getting motivated to make healthier choices this fall (and a big giveaway!)

I have a confession to make. I love reading cookbooks and books on health. They are what inspire me, focus me, and get me in the kitchen again. I also love getting things in the mail. I’m like a little kid at Christmastime when I know I have a package coming (no joke). I hope you like these things too, as I am giving away a big bundle of eBooks, eCourses with free bonus gift offers to one lucky reader! (Don’t wait to enter the giveaway, as it is open for only 24 hours! And the bundle is one sale for only six days.)

I have been enjoying my sneak peak at all of the lovely eBooks in the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle AND waiting to get my free bonus offer gifts in the mail. Here’s some of the things I’ve gotten using my free bonus gifts as part of the bundle (and I haven’t even gotten a chance to order all of my gifts yet!).

Bonus Gifts

Bonus gift offers

All of the bonuses are great, but a few I was ESPECIALLY excited about: Getting new glass straws for the girls that were colored their favorite color (I added five dollars more to my order on top of the free credit so I could buy two), a sourdough starter of choice, and the Trilight herb credit (this company has a long history of excellence and is a especially wonderful resource for mothers and children). Read more about all of the bonuses here. 

It’s been very fun getting these items in the mail. I was so impressed with some of these products, I ordered other items from the company. They will serve us well.

Getting motivated and inspired

Oh… and the cooking? That’s been happening too! I don’t know about you, but at the beginning of fall I’ve found that I really need to get my act together again in the kitchen and get my meal planning done, cook smarter, and cook better food. I’ve been using the many, many eBooks in the bundle strategically to help give me extra motivation, better cooking smarts, and new recipes to play with.

So far, in only reading a few books so far, I’ve been inspired to make really nourishing freezer meals (I was especially inspired by the Grain-free Freezer meal eBook), make, get this PALEO “HOT POCKETS” (yes there is a whole eBook devoted to them in the bundle!), do my own spa night with nourishing homemade spa products, and more.

My eBook!

I am pretty excited about this bundle, and that it’s being sold at such a low price ($29.97). And did I mention that my own eBook is part of the bundle as well? In it I share my tips for hiding liver in recipes so well even picky eaters will enjoy it, share a recipe for one of my favorite lentil soup, pasta sauces, Mexican Avocado Egg Salad, and this Gluten-free Lemon Poppyseed Cake (whole grain, and soaked), and more.

A few highlights

There is a whole lot of information packed into this bundle, so much that it can be a little overwhelming if you try to glance at it all at once (which you can do here). I’d encourage you to pick out the most appealing topics and eBooks to set aside to read first instead of trying to plow through all 73 of the eBooks, as I think you will be most inspired by reading the eBooks most relevant to where you are at right now.

So with that in mind, here are the highlights of the bundle for me:

1. Inspiring eBooks from well-known food blogger favorites such as Food Renegade, Kitchen Stewardship, Nourished Kitchen, DIY Natural, and many more. Here are just a few titles (of the 73 eBooks) to wet your appetite:

  • From Scratch: Easy Recipes for Traditionally Prepared Whole-Food Dishes
  • Beyond Broth: Nourishing Homemade Paleo Soups
  • The Nourished Metabolism
  • The Postpartum Herbal Guide
  • All Natural Living: 75 Non-Toxic Recipes for Home & Beauty
  • Grain-Free Meal Plans Freezer Cooking Guide
  • The Nourished Kitchen Guide to Grain-Free & Dairy-Free Baking, Sweets and Treats
  • Kids Eat Real Food: How to Raise Kids Who LOVE Real Food
  • Gluten Free & Grain Free Breads, Batters and Doughs

2. Ecourses dealing with topics such as proper essential oil use, fitness, basics of using herbs, saving grocery money on a real food diet (and others).

3. Did I mention the bonus offers from participating companies? You already know I’m loving that part!

Giveaway NOW CLOSED!

And the winner is Courtney W, “Please enter me. Thanks!” 

Courtney, I will be sending you an email, so please check for that! 

So how did you get the chance to win this great bundle with bonuses? Just leave a comment below and let me know you’d like to enter the giveaway! Random.org will pick a winner, and no purchases are necessary (you can read the Q and A’s about availability of bonus offers outside the US). Not required, but I’d also love to hear from you on what interests you most in the bundle! Check out the full info here, and tell me what you think! I will announce the winner tomorrow around five, Pacific time.

(Also, here’s a quick rundown of all of most important information about this bundle:

When? 7 a.m. EST Wednesday, September 10 until 11:59 p.m. EST Monday, September 15

What? 73 eBooks and 7 audio & eCourses, PLUS over $200 worth of bonus products you’ll really use!

Where? Purchase the bundle HERE.

How much? The entire package is worth $1030, and it’s selling for less than $30.)

Click here for more info or to buy now.

Disclosure: I have included affiliate links in this post. Read the fine print about this bundle and read the answers to frequently asked questions about the bundle.