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The Baker’s Wife by Erin Healy – Giveaway

I've decided to host a giveaway!  I haven't had a giveaway in a while, and I am in the giving mood.  One thing that I've learned about this book is that the blurb on the back of the book isn't the same as the one that was on the ARC.  If it had've been the same, then I might not have been as interested in reading it. 

You can read my review on the book over at ENLR.

This will be a random drawing, so please enter as many times as you would like.  To enter, all you have to do is leave a comment. 

Hope everyone has a great weekend! I will announce the winner Monday, November 28, 2011.

Food, Giveaways

Summertime Tomatoes – Red Gold

The other day I got a package in the mail.

I couldn't wait to open it. You see, I knew this package was coming; I had been waiting on it.

I just love the box! It looks just like a wooden crate of fresh picked tomatoes.  Just looking at it makes my mouth water.  I love, love, love tomatoes.

When Red Gold contacted me to host a giveaway I jumped at the chance.  I love Red Gold tomatoes, and have been using them for a while now.  I even introduced my sister to them, and she is loving them too.

Here's what came in the box.

It was chock full of goodies!  Yeah!!

Aww, a letter.  Who writes letters anymore?  We really need to start doing that again.  You know, real letters. But wait, this post is about tomatoes, Red Gold Tomatoes.

A cool little truck that will go directly to our youngest grandson. 🙂

From top left: a magnet clip, key chain, and photo frame magnet.  Top right: Red Gold Recipe book, and three different types of Red Gold Tomato products.  Bottom: a reuseable shopping bag.

How nice is that?

The other day they sent me a nice little recipe to try, so I thought I would share it with you too.

Best Ever Chicken Fajitas

ChickenFajitascrop10oz Stir-fried chicken strips, peppers, onions and cheese are simmered in a zesty sauce and wrapped in warm tortillas.

Recipe Overview:
Servings:    6
Preparation Time:    10 minutes
Cook Time:    10 minutes

2        tablespoons vegetable oil
1        pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into strips
1        green bell pepper, cut into strips
1        onion, sliced
1        (10.75 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
2        (10 ounce) cans Red Gold® Diced Tomatoes with Green Chilies , drained
8        (8 inch) flour tortillas
1        cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

In large skillet heat oil, add chicken and cook until browned. Add green bell pepper and onion, cook until crisp tender.
Add soup and RED GOLD® DICED TOMATOES with GREEN CHILIES; heat through.
Spoon cup of the chicken mixture down the center of each tortilla. Top with cheese. Fold tortilla around the filling.


Now, would you like to win one of these packages?  I think you would!  We, Red Gold and I, want you to win one of these.

There are two of these packages up for grabs.  The folks at Red Gold sure are nice to let me give these away. 🙂

How do you enter?

Tell me one thing.  Do you say Dinner or Supper?

That's it.

I will announce the winners on Friday, March 4th, 2011.

Now, go follow Red Gold on Twitter.


#372 & #177 – You Won!

First of all, I want to thank Ree for taking time out of her busy day last week to sign a few books for me, and for retweeting about the giveaway.

Second, I'd like to thank all of you for playing along.  I don't know why, but I think it is kind of cool to see where everyone hails from. 

I am a weird numbers person sometimes, and if anyone else is interested Texas had the most P-Dub fans. Every state in the US was represented, as well as Canada, the Netherlands, Ireland, Australia, Mexico, East Malaysia, Scotland, Ecuador, Greece, Singapore, Serbia, and Germany.

Oh, I guess you want to know who won.  I figured I would make things a little easier for you than just announcing the winning comment numbers.  Here they are:


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And this is the random drawing from

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Please contact me at anotherchanceranch at gmail dot com to claim your prize!  You have 48 hours to do so, or another winner will be drawn.

Thanks again for playing everyone!


Book Reviews, Giveaways

Black Heels to Tractor Wheels Giveaway

I have to admit, when Cyndi of ENLR suggested that I review this book I cringed.   Several questions went through my head.  What if I don’t like it?  What if I give criticism and it hurts her feelings?  What if? What if?  I was giving myself a headache just thinking about it, but I agreed to do the review. 

Reading the book was a breeze. 

You can read my review over at ENLR.

But here, here you can enter to win an autographed copy of Black Heels to Tractor Wheels.

All you have to do is leave me a comment and tell me where you live.  Not your address.  Just tell me which state you live in; if you want to add a city then more power to you. 

I don't know about you, but I think it will be fun to see where all of P-Dub's fans are from. 

A couple of lucky commentors will be randomly selected by 

I will announce the winners, Monday, February 21, 2011.


The Winner & A Secret

When you go to sign up for a giveaway and you are the first commentor/entrant, what is the first thing you think?

I don't know about you, but dread seems to wash over me.  Well, dread if it's something I really want to win.  Like this.  Typically I am not the first entrant, but I was for this giveaway.  How many times have you seen the first entry win a giveaway?  Doesn't seem like it happens very often.

But!  There's always a but, isn't there?

Today's winner is SharonFaye!  She commented more than once, but it was her first comment that was randomly selected using

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Here is SharonFaye's comment:

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She was the first commentor, and she won!  How awesome is that?!?!  Gives first commentors everywhere a little glimmer of hope! 🙂

Thanks to everyone for playing along. 

Here's a little secret.  On Friday, I will be reviewing a new book at ENLR, and believe it or not I will be having another giveaway!  Woohoo!!  And you won't want to miss it. 

Want a hint of what it is?  You might be able to see it here.