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Happy Haul-idays! (giveaway contest!)

November 13, 2010

My very cool friend Lara works at Chronicle Books and posted this fun giveaway. “Post $500 worth of Chronicle books you’d like to haul in this holiday season, and one of your commenters could win, too!”

It’s book-related, and who doesn’t love free books, right? So, without further ado, my $500 Chronicle Books haul that I would LOVE to win. And it would make me *really* happy if one of you won as well! So comment away.

(and if you’d like to do this on your blog, here’s the entry form)

(PS: Chronicle Book is a very neat publisher in San Francisco. Their books are Made of Awesome).

  1. Paper + Craft: 25 Charming Gifts, Accents and Accessories to Make From Paper: $19.95
  2. DIY Fashion: Customize and Personalize: $24.95
  3. Penny Saving Household Helper: $12.95
  4. Garden Anywhere: $24.95
  5. The Commonsense Kitchen: $35.00
  6. Birdsongs Bible: $125.00
  7. Same Place, More Space: $24.95
  8. Curious Lists: A Creative Journal for List-Lovers: $12.95
  9. Home Economics: Vintage Advice and Practical Science for 21st-Century Households: $14.95
  10. Apartment Therapy Presents: Real Homes, Real People, Hundreds of Real Design Solutions: $27.50
  11. The Personal Organizing Workbook: Solutions for a Simpler, Easier Life: $24.95
  12. The New Color Book: 45,000 Color Combinations for Your Home: $24.95
  13. Homeowner’s Record Keeper: The Perfect Place to Keep Track of Home Repairs, Maintenance, Plans, and Dreams: $18.95
  14. Curiosities: Vintage-Inspired Adornments for Gifts and Correspondence: $24.95
  15. Tea and Crumpets: Recipes and Rituals from Tearooms & Cafés: $19.95
  16. Macaroni and Cheese: $16.95
  17. A Beautiful Bowl of Soup: The Best Vegetarian Recipes: $19.95
  18. The San Francisco Chronicle Cookbook: $19.95
Grand Total: $493.75
Sound like a list you’d like to win? Please leave a comment!
45 Comments leave one →
  1. Mom permalink
    November 13, 2010 8:12 am

    Works for me, but I’m gonna check into it and see what ELSE might be listed :). FUN!!!

  2. November 13, 2010 8:41 am

    yes please. what fun. i may have to do this later!!!

  3. November 13, 2010 9:36 am

    That sounds like fun! I might have to do this; thanks for the link. 🙂 (Also, the video of the winner and her b/f shopping for books was adorable.)

  4. November 13, 2010 9:40 am

    Good luck on the contest! They all sound like great books but I’d have to say my favorites on the list are #’s 6, 7, 11 and 14. 🙂

  5. November 13, 2010 11:22 am

    Isn’t the Chronicle cookbook where the gnocchi recipe is from? Yum, yum, yum. Also I’m imaging an entire cookbook of mac and cheeses, made with awesome.

  6. November 13, 2010 2:38 pm

    I hope you win Daphne! I love the Apartment Therapy books. They have such clever ideas for small spaces in them.

  7. November 13, 2010 8:02 pm

    I hope WE win (two of us). Thanks, everybody!

  8. November 14, 2010 3:59 pm

    Of course I want to win! I mean, who doesn’t love books?

  9. November 15, 2010 10:52 am

    i’d love Curious Lists. 🙂

  10. November 16, 2010 2:38 pm

    The last part of your list made me HUNGRY!

  11. Amy permalink
    November 18, 2010 7:23 am

    Veggie soups, home organizing, tea & crumpets — I love this list!

  12. AKM permalink
    November 18, 2010 2:13 pm

    Mmm, winning books! Fun! That veggie soup cookbook sounds great. All I want for Christmas is a small immersion blender so that I can make yummy blended soups.

  13. November 18, 2010 8:55 pm

    My daughter and I would have fun with the Birdsong Bible and the Paper Craft books. Fantastic list! Good luck!
    Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

  14. Stephanie S permalink
    November 19, 2010 11:04 pm

    Love your choices. This is such a fantastic giveaway.

  15. November 20, 2010 4:44 am

    This is a list of books I would love to win! Good luck!

    Mollydedwards aT yahoo DOT com

  16. November 21, 2010 12:41 am

    A book devoted to macaroni and cheese?! Awesome.

  17. November 21, 2010 5:08 pm

    How the heck did I miss the mac & cheese book?! Good luck!

  18. Kate permalink
    November 21, 2010 7:31 pm

    That Birdsongs Bible would keep me occupied for hours!
    Good luck, mangosteenkate at yahoo dot com

  19. November 21, 2010 7:33 pm

    Good luck on winning your great list! I’d love to get a copy of all of these for myself too!


  20. November 21, 2010 10:51 pm

    Great list – so many interesting choices! I could certainly use books on getting organized.

    I love Chronicle – this is such a generous giveaway. If you’d like to see my list (many cookbooks and children’s books), drop by

    Thanks for the entry.

    gaby317nyc at

  21. November 22, 2010 7:01 am

    I love your selection ~ Thanks for the chance to win with you!

    bamagv at aol dot com

  22. November 22, 2010 8:42 am

    Who doesn’t need an entire book on mac-n-cheese? Great list!

    Here’s a link to mine:

    Good luck!

  23. November 22, 2010 9:14 am

    Excellent list! Good luck!

  24. Julie B permalink
    November 22, 2010 11:47 am

    this is a list of books I would love, especially the bowl of soup right now.

  25. November 22, 2010 2:29 pm

    Great list! I must have missed the mac’n’cheese book too 🙂

  26. ncnguyen514 permalink
    November 23, 2010 8:59 am

    Love this lisT!

    ncnguyen514 [at] gmail [dot] com

  27. November 23, 2010 10:56 am

    I heart Chronicle Books so much. My own list! At a minimum, I’m grateful for this giveaway because there are a whole bunch of new blogs for me to get to know!

  28. Catie permalink
    November 23, 2010 1:11 pm

    Wow Wonderful list
    Would love to win too 🙂

  29. November 24, 2010 11:55 pm

    Best of luck!

    Please comment on my list for another chance to win:)

  30. November 28, 2010 7:49 am

    I absolutely adore this list. Very different–for the most part–from the ones I selected See My List Here but a really delightful list nevertheless. I would absolutely love to win either one.

  31. kisah permalink
    November 29, 2010 4:27 pm

    what a great list! here’s hoping we win!

    k_sunshine1977 at yahoo dot com

  32. Liza permalink
    November 29, 2010 7:38 pm

    Same Place, More Space and the Apartment Therapy book sound like good reads to me.

  33. November 29, 2010 8:22 pm

    Nice list! thanks for letting me have the chance to win it 🙂

  34. December 3, 2010 12:42 am

    Great list! Best of luck.

    If you’d like to comment on mine:

    pmathers at jps dot net

  35. December 6, 2010 4:27 pm

    lovely list! 🙂

  36. December 6, 2010 6:44 pm

    Um please please PLEASE win. Wow I seriously think I would cry if I won all these books!


  37. December 6, 2010 10:14 pm

    good luck!

  38. nik permalink
    December 8, 2010 3:29 am

    great list! best of luck!

  39. ewangdesign permalink
    December 8, 2010 9:19 am

    good list and variety

  40. December 8, 2010 7:43 pm

    I would like one of everything – good luck!

  41. Ehnie permalink
    December 8, 2010 8:57 pm

    What a great list! I hope we both win 🙂

  42. December 9, 2010 5:29 pm

    What fun! Isn’t this the coolest contest?

    nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

  43. Jeane permalink
    December 10, 2010 11:10 am

    Good selection of titles. Good luck to both of us. And Thank You to Chronicle Books.

    jcamp2020 at aol dot com

    good job!

  44. December 10, 2010 1:37 pm

    What a great list of books!


  45. December 11, 2010 8:48 pm

    Fabulous choices, especially the DIY book!
    Lilyhoot at gmail dot com

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