I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream (A Giveaway)

*Giveaway has now ended*

Ever read a recipe book that had you drooling from practically the first page?

Considering that summer is promising to stay hot for a while longer, when I first read Just Making Ice Cream, I could hardly resist jumping up from a cozy table in the coffee shop where I do some of my blogging so that I could stick my ice cream maker in the freezer.

I love all manner of savory food. There probably isn’t a style of food that I don’t love (Italian, Thai, Greek, Japanese, Indian…). But I’m also a sucker for two sweet treats, namely dark chocolate and ice cream. So when I started reading recipe names like Salty Caramel Pecan, Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Lemon Cherry Swirl Cheesecake and Yum Rum Raisin, I was a goner.

The ebook’s author, Mare Beard, lists some might fine reasons why it’s infinitely better to make, rather than buy, your ice cream:

  1. It’s more frugal.
  2. Use healthier and natural ingredients. {A huge reason in my books!}
  3. Ability to make it allergen-free.
  4. For taste and quality.
  5. Because it’s environmentally healthy {no packaging, right?}
  6. Avoid hidden ingredients
  7. You are in control of your food.
  8. Choose your style, favorite flavors, and be creative!
  9. Great activity for family and friends.
  10. Have an ice cream party!

This 113 page ebook includes a wonderful section on the ingredients used for ice cream, different types of makers, ice cream making methods, tips and techniques, and then moves on to 63 ice cream, gelato and sorbet recipes, as well as some toppings and fun extras.

Our family can’t wait to try some of her scrumptious sounding recipes, especially with this late summer heat that we’re enjoying. Sounds like a perfect way to cool off on a hot day.

Would you like to win one of 2 copies of Just Making Ice Cream ($12 value each)?

Here’s how to get entered (remember to leave a separate comment for each entry):

1. Tell me your top reasons for wanting to make your own ice cream. And if you want, your favorite flavors. So we can all drool together.

2. Subscribe to Keeper of the Home by RSS feed or by email (and be entered to win our monthly email subscriber-only giveaways!).

3. Share about this giveaway through your blog or favorite social media (find us onFacebook and Twitter here).

4. Visit Mare over at her blog, Just Making Noise, and say hi in a comment!

Giveaway has now ended.

Note that if you go to purchase a copy, you can change the suggested donation to $10 or $11, if that’s what you can afford. If you’d like to donate more, you can do that as well.

Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book to review. I am not an affiliate of the book, but all proceeds will be going towards the Rancho Oasis for Youth in the Honduras.

All images property of Mare Beard.

A Parent's Guide to Natural Remedies eCourse

I don't know if you've seen it or not, but I've shared a couple times this week about a collection of resources I'm honored to be a part of with some really brilliant authors and bloggers.

Before it's gone, I wanted to make sure that you knew that "A Parent's Guide to Natural Remedies" eCourse is included in the collection. If you're anything like me, you want to learn more about using natural methods for taking care of your family, but sometimes it's just hard to know where to start. Roxanne and Wendi have done a masterful job of boiling down the complexities of wholistic family care - including homeopathy, cell salts, essential oils, probiotics, and a bunch more - and making it really accessible for regular moms.

The crazy thing is...although they usually sell the eCourse at $95 (and it's a steal at that!), they've agree to include it in the special collection of resources I've helped put together, for only $29.97.

But, if you think getting a crash course in natural remedies at two thirds off the regular price is awesome, I think you'll be surprised to learn that it comes with 98 other resources handpicked for moms like you and me.

The Ultimate Homemaking Bundleis a complete library of carefully selected eBooks, eCourses, audios, online conferences, and printable packs from many of the top homemaking bloggers and writers on the web, to help you be the best mom and homemaker you can possibly be.

Now, you're obviously not going to read every eBook, and every eCourse (that would be a bit much!), but I think you'll find a number of resources in the collection to inspire, teach, equip, and encourage you in your role as a homemaker for years to come.

Valued at over $1290 but at a price tag of just $29.97, this is one tool your home can't do without!

Plus, everyone who buys a bundle through Keeper of the Home gets a bonus 2 oz. liquid herbal remedy AND our very own 4 ebooks, all designed to help you with more affordable, healthy homemaking. Learn more HERE.

But time is running out! The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle will only be available from 8:00 a.m. EST on Monday, April 20 until 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday, April 27. motionmailapp.com

About Stephanie Langford

Stephanie Langford has a passion for sharing ideas and information for homemakers who want to make healthy changes in their homes, and carefully steward all that they've been given. She has written three books geared to helping families live more naturally and eat real, whole foods, without being overwhelmed, without going broke and with simple meal planning. She is the creator of Keeper of the Home.

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