2014 Ultimate Homemaking ebook Bundle!

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2014 Ultimate Homemaking ebook Bundle! » a humble place.

I know, I know…I’ve been quiet lately. Posting meal plans has even been hard for me, which is why they’ve been missing (I know you’re all terribly sad). I do, however, have a good reason! As most of you know, I freelance as a virtual assistant. For Keeper of the Home, one of my big responsibilities has been to help out with the semi-annual bundle sales that Stephanie co-runs with another blogger and today marks the beginning of the third one in which I’ve helped. (Sidenote: I was asked to make the above graphic and several others for authors and affiliates to use to promote the sale and I’ve gotten a kick out of them popping up on several sites quite unexpectedly. :))

I have to honestly say that, of the two sales that are run each year (Homemaking and Healthy Living), the Homemaking bundle is my favorite. It could be due to the fact that this is the first one I helped with last spring and was a huge success, or maybe I’m better at homemaking (HAH) than healthy living (HAH HAH), but I think this time it’s probably more due to the fact that there are quite a few books that I don’t have and I really, really like several of the bonuses (which seem to keep getting better and better with each sale).

2014 Ultimate Homemaking ebook Bundle! » a humble place.

As I was doing some proofreading in preparation for the sale going live, there were quite a few books that stood out to me as ones I’d be interested in reading:

If you’d like, you can also see a full list of all the ebooks and bonuses here.

2014 Ultimate Homemaking ebook Bundle! » a humble place.

And, of course, the bonuses offer a few in particular that I’ll be redeeming very soon:

  • DaySpring—A FREE 10-pack of Premium Greeting Cards – I have a strange addiction to hoarding stationery and greeting cards. It’s kind of bad…
  • HopeInk—$15 HopeInk store credit to be used towards anything + a FREE 8×10 Art Print with order – Hooray for free art!
  • Once a Month Meals—A FREE One Month Pro Membership from Once a Month Meals – If you’ve read my blog for a few years, you’ll know that I used to stalk the Once A Month Mom (now known as Once A Month Meals) site at the turn of the month just to see what the new menus would be. They started charging for the service and I never got around to subscribing so I’m very excited about this one.
  • TrilLight Health—Get a FREE 2 oz. bottle of a liquid health formula OR $15 store credit from Trilight Health – I’m completely addicted to TriLight’s line of herbal formulas to treat sickness. I especially love the Lympha Rub and the Soothing Salve.

One of the best parts about this bundle, though, is that we’re offering both a PDF version of the books AND a Kindle version. This means that, even if you don’t own a Kindle, if you want to use the Kindle app on pretty much any electronic device known to man, you can save your ebooks to the cloud and read them anywhere. I also think that books formatted for Kindles are just easier to read as well.

2014 Ultimate Homemaking ebook Bundle! » a humble place.

How much? Well now, that’s the best part. The entire package is worth nearly $900, and it’s selling for less than $30. That sounds pretty good to me!

Want to learn more? Read about what this amazing bundle offers—or just buy it now!

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Remember, this bundle is available for 6 days only, from 8 a.m. (EST) on Wednesday, April 23 to 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Monday, April 28th.

Disclosure: I have included affiliate links in this post. Read the fine print about this bundle and read the answers to frequently asked questions about the bundle.

Menu Plan: 7 April to 13 April

Menu Plan: 7 April to 13 April » a humble place.

Be in awe of my whey-making apparatus!

Last week was an epic failure in terms of sticking to the meal plan (but no other failures at all….just the meal plan….hah), so we’ll have repeats again this week. The primary culprit was house hunting and the need to go RIGHTNOW to see a house as soon as it pops up for sale. Making supper after going to look at two houses in one day with a baby who hates the car just doesn’t happen, thus much eating out was done. Menu Plan: 7 April to 13 April » a humble place.

I’m going to include links to the recipes that are available online, otherwise I’ll include links to the resource where I got the recipe. Here’s this week:Continue Reading

So They Flew On and On

So They Flew On and On » a humble place.

Who knew how apropos “Make Way for Ducklings” could be in today’s society?

If you’re looking to sell your house, I’d recommend transporting it to Denver where you can expect it to be on the market for all of two seconds before it’s snatched up. Seriously. For sellers, this is great news but for buyers, especially slow-poke buyers like E and myself, this is really bad news.Continue Reading

Menu Plan: 31 March to 6 April


Menu Plan: 31 March to 6 April » a humble place.

Homemade ice cream. Amazing stuff.

Since we’re planning on moving (hopefully) soon, we’ve been looking very closely at our budget as we’d like to be able to afford more house. I switched to grocery shopping online last month and, people, I’m in love. Not only is grocery shopping about a million times easier and faster, I also actually stick to my budget and our grocery bill was cut nearly in half this month. Win-win!

I’m going to include links to the recipes that are available online, otherwise I’ll include links to the resource where I got the recipe. Here’s this week:Continue Reading

System Status: March 2014

System Status: March 2014 » a humble place.

It’s hard to believe C is already two months old. I hate how fast time goes by with tiny babies…even though it’s been a rough few months, I still want to stop time so I can stop the littleness from going away. The mom paradox.

In the end of March I am….

…reading Your Three-Year-Old, because I have no idea how to parent a three-and-a-half year-old. Even though I don’t agree with everything said in the book, it’s been so helpful in trying to understand how B views the world and how I can work with that. Unfortunately, their main advice for moms of three-and-a-half year-olds is to either get a full-time babysitter or put them in daycare. Seriously. I also have the Where’d You Go Bernadette audiobook waiting for me on my iPod. I finished Bossypants earlier this month which was very amusing. System Status: March 2014 » a humble place.

…watching The Blacklist and Cosmos. E and I have really been into these two shows lately. We also watched Catching Fire this last weekend…it was SO MUCH better than the first one. I read the books a few years ago (while nursing B to sleep :)) and loved them. The first movie was such a disappointment but this one definitely made up for it.

…loving thredUP and this baby wrap (seen above). B was in sore need of some pants to wear around the house (though he still prefers to run around in his underwear) and I was in sore need of non-maternity pants that actually fit me (the baby weight seems to be making itself right at home this time around :|), but I didn’t want to go to Once Upon a Child or Clothes Mentor (my clothing boutiques of choice) with him and a newborn, so I shopped online and get some really fantastic items for very little. The baby wrap I bought used off of a friend and it is miles above the Moby in terms of how well it works. I can’t believe I didn’t try a woven wrap a long time ago. Bonus: if you use that link to go to thredUp and buy something, you get $10 off your order and I get $10 off my next order. Win-win!

…eating dessert. Like, every night. See previous paragraph that mentions baby weight. :\ Today’s guilty pleasure is coconut fudge. Nom nom nom.

…looking forward to moving (and not having to look for houses anymore). We’ve been actively looking for a house for a few weeks now. We found a beautiful one in the mountains that was listed on a Saturday. We met with our realtor the same day, and asked her on Sunday to schedule a showing. That was for Monday at 5, but the house was under contract by Monday morning. System Status: March 2014 » a humble place. We found another one that I really liked this last weekend and it was also off the market within a few days. This is not going to be fun.

I am the queen of run-on sentences….