5.12.2013

Totally Desperate Mom {Book Giveaway}

I have a special Giveaway today in honor of Mother's Day!

My friend Wendy (aka the Totally Desperate Mom)
wrote a book a couple years ago & it is a MUST read for all you Mama's (or Mama's-to-be) out there.
This book will make you laugh, make you cry & make you feel better about yourself.
It is a QUICK read & an EASY read! Perfect for us busy Mama's out there!

My husband Kevin & Wendy grew up together....friends since Elementary School!
Wendy was a former Hollywood Actress, you may recognize her from the TV Show, The New Lassie.
Wendy is one of my favorite people & I am so thankful for her friendship.
(and I am thankful that her girls that are buddies with my girls)

Wendy is wife to Shiloh and they just celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary this past week.
She is a busy mom of 3 kiddos (and Baby Faith in Heaven)
Wendy is an extremely gifted speaker & this weekend she spoke at FOUR church services.
Yes, Mother's Day weekend and Wendy was out there speaking. Rockstar.

Thankful to have a friend like Wendy. Love it when she runs on the trail behind my house at yells at me to come talk to her. 
She's all kinds of awesome.  And so is her book. 
Her book is a perfect baby shower present or present for any mom.
The last 10 baby showers I have been to, I have given her book as part of the present!

 Wendy will send THREE lucky people a signed copy of her book (or the e-version of her book) 
You have THREE chances to win.
{Leave me a comment for each one}
1. Leave a comment letting me know your favorite thing to do on Mother's Day 
(Mine is getting a pedicure!!!)
2. Follow my blog
3. Follow Wendy's BlogFacebook or Twitter

Hope you had a wonderful Mother's Day. 
I know this day can be hard for people.
Maybe you are longing to be a mom, but that door hasn't opened yet.
Maybe you lost your mom and this day brings up loneliness & sadness.
If you are a mom, I hope you were able to relax & get pampered.
If you aren't a mom yet, but are longing to be one, I am praying for you.

Giveaway ends on Sunday May 19th.
Winners will be chosen via random.org

43 comments:

  1. I love not being responsible for cleaning up after anyone!!

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  2. My favorite thing to do is tell my kids they have to give me as many kisses as I want since it's Mother's Day. It works out perfectly!

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  3. Yesterday I celebrated my first Mother's Day, since becoming a mom last Sunday. My favorite part of Mother's Day was just staring at our sweet baby and gazing at her every expression.

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  4. I would be silly NOT to follow your blog!

    Some of my favorite posts are party-related, your favorite baby products, and your monthly Luke updates to see what we have in store with our new little one!

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  5. I love taking my mom out to breakfast (her meal of choice) on Mother's Day. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  6. I'm now following Wendy's blog and Facebook.

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  7. I love the sweet card I get from my girls. Daddy always has them say what they love about me and he writes it. They are two and three. :-)

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  8. Your blog is one of my favorites. I love it! Thank you.

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  9. I love having breakfast served to me in bed...only time of the year it happens, and it's great!

    Lorie

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  10. This was my first mothers day with a 2 week old baby girl, so we just had a relaxed day at home, went for a walk, and grilled some steaks!

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  11. My baby sister just had her first baby Wednesday--this would be a perfect gift for her along with the Jesus Story Bible I bought my new niece.

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  12. Chocolate covered strawberries & flowers make a Happy Mother's Day for me.
    Love you blog. Thanks!!
    If I win I will be passing the book on a friend will soon have her first.
    Susan : )
    Susansbarn@yahoo.com

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  13. Would love to win!
    My favorite thing on mother's day is also getting a pedicure (or a massage!)

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  14. my favorite thing to do on mothers day is spend time eating and catching up with all the beautiful women in my life!

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  15. i follow and LOVE reading wendys blog also! she is too funny!

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  16. I love sleeping in on Mother's Day! Yesterday my girls and husband brought me breakfast in bed and my husband cleaned up the the kitchen after (loved that he cleaned up). :)

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  17. I also follow your blog and am going to follow Wendy's too!

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  18. My favorite thing to do is to NOT COOK on Mother's Day!

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  19. I just want breakfast in bed and a relaxing day with the kids. And lucky for me...I got both this year!

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  20. I also follow Wendy's blog. She's a riot.

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  21. My favorite thing to do is watch the Detroit Tigers play baseball with my family.

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  22. I just celebrated my 5th Mother's Day. As long as I'm with my husband and 2 daughters I don't care what else we are doing! :) we always go to church and then usually relax with my in-laws. Happy Mother's Day to you Mel!! Your kids are adorable!

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  23. I like to eat good food (ice cream) withmy kiddos!

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  24. Follow your blog. I have a 4.5 year old and a almost 2 year old. LOVE your birthday parties!

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  25. Happy Mother's Day! I recently found your blog through several others and started following. I am a teacher too! My favorite thing to do is to go to dinner with my family and for ice cream afterwards!

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  26. I love eating a big brunch (that I don't have to prepare with my family) and spending the rest of the day in the pool.

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  27. My favorite thing to do is pick out flowers to plant with my husband and children.

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  28. This year is my FIRST Mother's Day and I loved everything about it from iced coffee and donut holes in bed to a sweet handprint piece of art my husband and son created!

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  29. I love to leave the butt wiping to someone else!

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