Weekend links

I get to announce 15 winners today! First up are ten winners for a copy of Heather Solos’ new book, Home Ec 101: Skills for Everyday Living. The winners are:

  • Jenn Owczarczak
  • Debi Henson
  • julia @ Simpletruths
  • Annie~Savor This Moment
  • Chris
  • Sylvia
  • Nicki
  • Tammy
  • Anne Marie
  • Chabree Grove

Congrats, everyone! Look for an email from me soon.

Secondly, I’m thrilled to announce five winners of a lifetime membership for Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. I’m not just saying this — I really do wish I could give one to each of you. The winners are:

  • Marie
  • Evangeline’s Mama
  • Faith
  • Pamela
  • Kim M

Congrats! I truly, truly hope this course will bless your family as much as it has blessed mine. I’ll be in touch with you shortly. And I highly encourage everyone else to do what they can to invest in this course. If you apply the things you learn, it will change your life.

I’ve been writing a ton the past month, so I’m going to take it just a wee bit easier this week. Look for a really good guest post tomorrow about a very common mama issue. And next Friday, I’ve got another fun author interview and giveaway! Enjoy your Sunday — I hope you’ve got delightfully spring weather.

“Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.” -Voltaire

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Tsh Oxenreider

Tsh is the founder of this blog and just finished traveling around the world with her husband and 3 kids. Her latest book is Notes From a Blue Bike, and believes a passport is one of the world's greatest textbooks.

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  1. Thanks again for some wonderful links. Love the Homemade Substitutes post. Great stuff there.

  2. I loved that sugar article. We have definitely been trying to cut back around here.

  3. I loved the homemade recipe link. Thanks!

  4. Thanks so much for linking to my post at Steady Mom, Tsh!

  5. Oooooo, I REALLY hope the “Pamela” that won is me! I’ve been hoping and praying all day 🙂 Thanks for the wonderful giveaways, I think my husband and I are going to try the online version of FPU whether I’ve won or not. We are starting our journey of becoming debt free!

  6. The article about the sugar is good. I watched the You Tube video, it’s about 90 min, so I had to watch it in parts. It’s very interesting, though it does help to have some medical background as it is quite scientific.

  7. Wonderful links. I had already read the wonderful article @ Steady Mom and shared it with my husband. Also, found the article from the New York Times concerning sugar VERY interesting. We have been considering making a change with sugar. I am wondering if anyone has any suggestions for a healthy sugar substitute (particularly for baking) that will not bust the budget? 🙂

  8. Yay! Can’t wait to get started in FPU!

  9. I loved these articles. I had recently read the Steady Mom article and it was such an encouragement to me to think like my littles. The sugar article from the NY Times was well timed for our family. We are discussing alternatives to granulated sugar. Does anyone have any suggestions for an alternative that will not bust our budget? 😉

  10. Thank you so much!!! Can’t wait to explore Home Ec 101. I need the inspiration for my home, that’s for sure! Thanks for the links, too. Simple Bites has some great ideas.

  11. Thank you SO much! Can’t wait to get started in FPU… I know it will change our financial habits and our life, really. I can only dream right now about what it would be like to live without the burden of debt. I can’t wait to learn! Thanks again.

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