Weekend Links {and Spring Giveaway Winners}

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This is both an exciting and a very busy week ahead for me, as it is the launch of our 2nd annual Ultimate Homemaking Bundle sale!

What’s an ultimate bundle? In a nutshell, it’s a package of extreme awesomeness, with an incredible number of eBooks and other resources like printable packs, audio files and eCourses, PLUS all sorts of freebies from companies offering products you’ll use and love, valued at almost $900!!

The price? Less than $30.

So you’re probably wondering what the catch is? Well, we offer it for 6 days only, make it as sweet of a deal as can, sell lots and lots of them, and then when it’s gone, well, it’s gone.

Here’s what this particular bundle has in store for you:
77Ebooks

Not to mention, I believe we have the BEST bonus freebies we have ever had. Over $200 worth of products and memberships, and I have to keep my mouth sealed for just a few more days… but they’re sweet, I’ll tell you that much. :)

Plus, this is the first time ever that we’re able to offer the bundle in either PDF or Kindle format! Hooray!

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Now that I’ve got you chomping at the bit to get your bundle… here’s what you need to know:

  • Bundles go on sale 8am EST on Wednesday, April 23 (just a few days from now)
  • Price: $29.97 (PDF) or just an extra $10 for the bonus Kindle editions (you still get the full PDF package as well)
  • How long will it be available? 6 days only. Sale ends on Monday, April 28th at midnight.
  • Where can I get it? Right here on the blog, I’ll have links where you can buy it. If you sign up for my free email list, I’ll send out a few reminders throughout the week, to make sure that you don’t miss out.

Links for this week:

When a fresh start means selling your stash @ The Art of Simple

Spring Green: on depression, being an “older” mom, and going gray (or what I’m doing instead of getting a tattoo). @ K. Elizabeth Fleck

Three Recipes using abundant spring asparagus @ Natural Fertility and Wellness

I’m A Single Mom – Please Withhold Judgement @ Modern Alternative Mama

Forget Everything I’ve Ever Said About My Low Grocery Budget @ Heavenly Homemakers

Fresh Caprese with Zoodles {Recipe Makeover} @ The Nourishing Home

A Tale Of Two Zip Codes @ Shaun Groves

Sharing Food When You’re a Real Foodie @ Kitchen Stewardship

Winners from the Spring Giveaway Week

Plan to Eat

The winners of the free one-year subscription are Cora (bailey.cora@), Kim (ispy11461@), and Holly (englischer@)!

Homestead Drying Racks

The winner of the Homesteader Drying Rack and full set of Homesteading for Beginners DVDs is Stella (stellabystarlite@)!

Herbal Academy of New England

The winner of the free enrollment for the Online Intermediate Herbal Course is Mary (starroller1@)!

Urban Tickle

The winner of the $100 gift card is Alissa (benandalissaallen@)!

Sweetbottoms

The winner of the $100 gift card is Jessica (snowpumpkin@)!

ListPlanIt

The winners of the free one-year subscription are Pamela (phoward336@) and Geneva (jennylou70510@)!

MightyNest

The winner of the glass cookware package is Andrea (deidre777@)!

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