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Favorite Christmas Things

1. Thriving Home // 2. Happy Home Fairy // 3. Intoxicated on Life // 4. Mommy Hates Cooking // 5. Nourishing Joy // 6. Kitchen Stewardship // 7. Tried and Tasty // 8. Heavenly Homemakers // 9. Living the Nourished Life // 10. Brilliant Business Moms // 11. Gwen's Nest // 12. Keeper of the Home // 13. The Nourishing Home // 14. Take Them a Meal

Christmas is right around the corner, so we thought a giveaway would be in order to share a few of our favorite things! We’ve also partnered up with 13 other fabulous bloggers who are doing the same on their sites RIGHT NOW, so be sure to visit each site and enter their drawings too!


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For my favorite things, I wanted to feature a few of my favorite ethical and fairly-traded products, so the winner of the giveaway here at Nourishing Joy will receive all six of the following items. (Scroll all the way down to enter!)

This gorgeous Polish pottery platter in its royal blue and red cornflowers design
courtesy of the Ethical Green Kitchen
$78 value

This trio of sustainably harvested and freshly-roasted coffees
courtesy of SignPost Coffee
$36 value

Four holiday fair-trade chocolate bars
courtesy of Theo Chocolate
$16 value

We Three Kings luxury truffles & gluten-free Farmhouse Bread Mix
courtesy of In Joy Baking Co.
$49 value

Quartet of hand-crafted spice blends
one bag each of taco seasoning, French onion, and ranch, and a jar of Italian seasoning
courtesy of Naturally Free Handcrafted Blends
$16 value


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The fine print:

  • This giveaway is open only to US addresses.
  • The giveaway closes on Sunday night, December 13, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. Central.
  • The winner will be announced via e-mail. In order to win, you must disclose your e-mail address, which will be shared with all giveaway sponsorsSignPost Coffee, In Joy Baking Co., Theo Chocolate, Ethical Green Kitchen, and Naturally Free Handcrafted Blends. After the winner is announced, you will have opportunity to unsubscribe from all mailings as you desire.


More about the bloggers


At Thriving Home, Polly and Rachel strive to encourage moms to thrive in every area of home life. They try to keep it real when it comes to sharing about healthy recipes, raising little people, growing in their faith, freezer cooking and various other topics that motherhood and life may bring their way.


Mommy Hates Cooking is a national cooking and lifestyle website that encourages families to take back the dinner table. Through her easy-to-prepare (yet looks like you spent all day in the kitchen) meals and her knack for breaking down meal planning, Kristy has become the busy-mom’s resource for the modern family.


The Nourished Life is all about approaching health and wellness from a place of balance. Getting healthy should not be another source of stress in your life! We tackle everything from metabolism to body image to emotional wellness to DIY beauty. If you're ready to break up with stress and body hate, and embrace a healthier approach to, well, being healthy, then our community might be the perfect fit for you. is a free online tool designed to coordinate the delivery of meals to loved ones in times of illness, new birth, loss of a loved one, etc. Meals are a tangible, meaningful way to show support and our website simplifies the process of coordinating so your time and energy can be spent caring for loved ones. is a recipe website where fun, conversational writing is paired with top notch food photography. Join Yvonne as she warmly welcomes you into her kitchen and shows you how to wow your tastebuds!


Laura Coppinger and her husband have four sons ages 10-18. is dedicated to inspiring women daily with healthy (and easy!) recipes, homemaking tips, spiritual encouragement, and good ol' clean fun.


Gwen is a busy Mama, a foodie who wants to be healthy, a southern girl, and an artist at heart who blogs at Gwen's Nest. She shares recipes that taste amazing and also happen to be healthy, her research and experience with home remedies and herbs, ideas and tips on staying creative at home, and insights into life from her nest. Pop over and say hello!


Nourishing Joy is dedicated to real food and natural living. We're on a mission to equip and inspire parents like you with the tools to make intentional, thoughtful decisions – that work for YOUR family – easy. Or at least easier.


Katie Kimball is on a mission to make real food and natural living possible for everyone. Kitchen Stewardship strives to present healthy living in bite-sized baby steps, challenging people to make positive changes in their kitchens without being overwhelmed, and providing tools to balance a family's health, budget, time and the environment.


Intoxicated on Life is about raising strong families—body, mind, and soul. Rich and readable, Intoxicated On Life offers parents timely advice about how to have a healthy family in a world full of unhealthy choices, including books and articles about nutrition, natural remedies, wholesome parenting, and home education.


Brilliant Business Moms: Sarah Korhnak and Beth Anne Schwamberger are sisters, podcasters, and big dreamers! They interview Mamapreneurs each week who are growing a business while spending time with their families. They're the authors of Time Management Mama, the creators of the Brilliant Business Planner, and your biggest cheerleaders when it comes to growing an online business.


The Nourishing Home provides family-friendly GF recipes, free weekly whole food meal plans, helpful cooking tips and techniques, and lots of encouragement to help you in your journey to live a more nourished life.


Keeper of the Home is a community of women in all seasons of life… newly married, young mama’s with babies, teens all the way up to young adulthood and beyond. We are passionate about being diligent and intentional “keepers of our home”. Enthusiastic about natural and healthy living, we are stewarding our health and the earth, as well as our homes, our times, and our families. In doing this we believe we Honor the Lord. We hope you will join us. Pull up a chair, a warm mug of something delicious, and share this journey with us.


Happy Home Fairy Julie Brasington is the creator of Happy Home Fairy, a popular blog focusing on encouraging and equipping moms to choose joy on the parenting journey. She shares easy craft ideas, FREE printables, simple recipes, corny jokes, holiday fun, thoughts on raising her 2 boys, and honest, heartfelt messages to uplift the weary mama.



Remember: In order to win, you must disclose your e-mail address, which will be shared with all giveaway sponsors: SignPost Coffee, In Joy Baking Co., Theo Chocolate, Ethical Green Kitchen, and Naturally Free Handcrafted Blends. After the winner is announced, you will have opportunity to unsubscribe from all mailings as you desire.
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