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Mother's Day Giveaway


Enter today for the chance to have your mother receive a copy of Life Is Short delivered to her door in time for Mother’s Day! One winner will receive a personalized book and Mother’s Day card from the author, you get to choose the message! 


All you need to do to enter is choose two items from the share list and complete them. Then comment on this blog post and tell me which two share items that you completed. Please don't forget to enter your name and email address when you comment. You can enter the giveaway once each day from now until May 8, 2013 at midnight eastern time. Apologies, but this time the giveaway is only open to U.S. Residents.


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  • Post this image on FaceBook and tell others about the contest
  • Become a site member on Arden's Day
  • If you've already read and enjoyed my book... leave a review on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, GoodReadsiTunes or your FaceBook page.
  • Call your mom and tell her that you miss and love her
  • Purchase Life Is Short, Laundry Is Eternal and then give it as a gift
  • Share this page on Pinterest
  • Tweet this image to your twitter followers or post on Tumblr along with the message "I just entered to win Life is Short, Laundry Is Eternal for my mom #book #giveaway"


U.S. Residents only. I promise to overnight the prize to your mom on May 9 (but I don't control the mail). We are using the honor system about your shares but don't be surprised if someone checks. As always, Arden picks the winner from a hat.

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Reader Comments (12)

I am Harrison Tishler.
I tweeted this and because a site member

May 1, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterphiballhawk

Amy Sanchez

My shares:
■Call your mom and tell her that you miss and love her
■Share this page on Pinterest

May 3, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAmy Sanchez

My shares:

■Call your mom and tell her that you miss and love her
■Share this page on Pinterest

I have shared on Facebook! Thank you for such a fun giveaway!

May 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKim Lawson

Hey, Scott! I shared your FB post in a group I'm in for local (Dallas) parents of Type Ones! What a cute idea! I also called my mom who has had an awful week (lost her dog) and has always been a great D-mom to me.

May 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa Lee

Shared! Can't wait to read the book!! Congrats on all the positive reviews and success of the book!!

May 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGina C.

I shared on Facebook and Twitter AND called my mother to her that I love her!
Twitter & Instagram: wildcatmom17

May 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBeth McCrary

Facebook posted
Called mom

May 6, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAmy Sanchez

I LOVE that you are all calling your mothers! :)

May 7, 2013 | Registered CommenterScott Benner

I became a member and posted to Facebook.

Great blog! I enjoy reading it everyday during my morning coffee.

May 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterLeah Williams

Shared on Facebook - my page and my mom's. And on twitter. Sent my mom a text as well.
Thanks for this opportunity!

May 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterCharity B.

Amy, My tracking info says that you've received the books... all good? Scott

May 10, 2013 | Registered CommenterScott Benner

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