Friday, March 11, 2011

An Announcement and a Giveaway!

So, I have an exciting thing to share.


No, it's not that.



Nope, not that either.



Again, it's not THAT.




Okay, so wanna know?

Last week, a box of shiny, new books were waiting for me when I got home.
 

See, aren't they pretty?

I was so excited because right there, on page 114 (in the section labelled Doubts and Insecurities) was a very familiar story. A story very close to my heart.
 


And there, two pages over, the name of the author.
 

To call myself excited to see my name in this book would be an understatement. I'm pretty much over the moon thrilled!

Now that the book is available in stores, I can officially give some away! (Okay, so I dunno who I'm fooling. I've already given away five copies. My Mom, mother-in-law and grandmothers all got copies two weeks ago. I just couldn't help myself!)

I'm giving away two copies of the new book, Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Moms, as well as some new-mom pamper-yourself spa supplies, perfect for a new mom or any mom who needs a good read and some relaxation. The book is full of funny, sad, inspirational and relatable stories. You'll laugh on one page and cry on another. The wide variety of experiences shared is really neat and every mom will certainly see shades of herself within the pages.

To enter, just leave me a comment. If I don't know you in my day-to-day life, please leave your email so I can contact you if you win. I'll randomly select two winners a week from today.

Good Luck!
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11 comments:

AngMomof3 said...

Seriously amazing! You're so deserving because you 1. have a great story, 2. wrote it well, and 3. are a great mom!
Congratulations!!!

Lindsey said...

Wow how cool is that!! What an exciting thing to have your name printed in a book!! I am a blog stocker but never leave comments:-)Only do I for giveaways even on peoples who don't know me..terrible!!! Everybody wants free things right?!?! Your blog is great and Lana is getting so big!
Lindsey Rutgers
lindseylew22@yahoo.com

Shawnee said...

Congratulations!! How exciting!!

Shawnee
http://quiverofangels.blogspot.com

ruth said...

How incredibly exciting!!!! Congratulations on being published! The Chicken Soup for the Soul books are some of my very favorites. I'd love to win one!

Angie said...

Good for you! Excited to read it! angienic@juno.com

dhlenssen said...

That's awesome! Sue showed me the article in the book a few days ago when I stopped at her house. Of course, we thought the exciting news was something else. ;)

Molly said...

How exciting! Good for you! I just found your blog through Angela's, so thought I'd leave a comment. :)
Molly Davis

molly@jjdcpa

H Love said...

You are FAMOUS Mama! So cool! I can't wait to get my hands on a copy...if only I knew one of the authors??? Oh...I do..it's YOU!!

Woo Hoo! So happy for you! Congrats!

Deanna Vance said...

I'm not a mom, so you need not enter my name (I'll save my copy for a mom who could really use the encouragement) but wanted to say way to go Shelle-that is incredible! I love your blog and didn't know you were writing elsewhere! Yeah!

Anonymous said...

Shelle...how cool is that! Awesome...so any future books waiting! Congratulations!
Maren Wilm

Heather said...

Holy cow! A published author! Congratulations, Shelle!