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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Giveaway #1 - Cansolidator Cupboard!

Cansolidator Cupboard

*This giveaway is now closed*


Fran over at Shelf Reliance is offering up a Cansolidator Cupboard for our first giveaway this week!  Abbie and I love our Cansolidators, and we know many of you do, too!


If you have a hard time storing all your canned goods efficiently, or if you can never remember to rotate (OR, if you just love to organize!), these Cansolidators are a lifesaver.  (And P.S.... Right now, this Cansolidator Cupboard is on sale for under $20... that's over 40% off!  Christmas presents, anyone??)


To enter this giveaway, please comment on this post and tell us,


What was the funnest thing you did last summer?


One comment per person, please.  If you get our posts via email, click over to this post and comment there.  Giveaway ends tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. EDT and a winner will be announced before the next giveaway opens up at 10 a.m.


And finally, feel free to check out Fran's Shelf Reliance store.  Right now she also has a 2 Person Survival Pack on sale for 50% off!  Thanks, Fran!

94 comments:

Heidi said...

Camping at the Grand Canyon

Sariah said...

Family reunion at Aspen Grove Family Camp.

Emily said...

Filling up our inflatable pool on the front lawn and letting our toddlers play in the water while we ate Otter Pops. Classic summer fun!

Bosslady said...

Went to the beach!

Cortney said...

Camping and making S'mores in our own backyard. Staycation anyone!?!?

Jake and Sheena Halverstadt said...

We moved to a 100 year old farm. It's been a lot of work, but we've made some great family memories!

LaurieNguyen said...

My sister planned a HUGE family reunion with all 10 living siblings at the beach in Nags' Head, NC. We brought our kids for a grand total of 39 in one very big beach house. We had a blast!

Bella said...

Bringing in our crops from our first large garden, and learning the basics of freezing, canning, and storing in a root cellar!
Very satisfying fun!

Emily said...

Extended family reunion in Weber Canyon complete with s'mores, talent show, late night games, hiking...heaven!

Leann Slater said...

One of the funnest things we did this past summer was spend the whole day at the ocean. The whole family worked together to build sandcastles, dig craters, search for shells and frolic in the cool ocean waves. It was fabulous!

Letherton said...

we took our son swimming for the first time. quite an adventure

ethertonphotography@gmail.com

Nora said...

Kayaking with my husband in Forest Park!

Sarah said...

Moving was our biggest event this summer. Although it wasn't all that fun, exploring our new town/area has been big fun.

Bethany said...

I got to attend, and be the photographer for, my brother's wedding to the best sister-in-law you could ask for!

megan said...

We went on our first official family vacation down to SLC after being married for 8 years. We went to Lagoon and Hogle zoo and enjoyed the area. It was so much fun and the boys keep asking if we can go back:)

Krystal said...

We went camping in the backyard! It was lots of fun.

-Krystal @ recipesofacheapskate.blogspot.com
krystalsrecipe (at) gmail (dot) com

Burrowing In said...

My husband and I got away alone for a couple of days...for the first time EVER! We've been married 14 years and have 3 small children. It was bliss!

misskate said...

My husband and I went hiking in the foothills of the Rockies in Boulder. So pretty!! (though, the altitude was a little intense for these midwesterners) Still, so much fun!

Tesiah said...

We bought our first house! Feeling really, weirdly grown up now.
tesiahwilk@yahoo.com
-Tess

Anonymous said...

we took our 2 year old twins swimming in the lake for the first time. They had the time of their little lives!
ark2800 at gmail dot com
Becky

Anonymous said...

Visiting friends

cindyjensen@charter.net

Fire said...

First trip with just me and my girls on a 14 hour drive to see my niece and nephew baby blessing. (We broke down on the way there and had to stay with complete strangers!) It was an adventure, that's for sure.

Mom Allen said...

So glad you are back. I enjoy your blog as it helps me keep on track and my mind in the preparedness game. Thanks.

Darcy@SomewhatMuddledMusings. said...

OH! I would so love this - would definitely replace my homemade hacked version :)

Most fun we had was cooking days - days spent with us in the kitchen having a blast!

Trina said...

The funnest thing I did this summer was register for college. My kids are grown and I'm taking a couple of classes and having a ball:)

Lynn said...

WE went to Utah!!! Where my dad was born and raised. He was able to visit with cousins that he hadn't seen in over 30 years. YAY!

Jenny and Jake said...

Bike riding!

Becky Stephens said...

We went backpacking with our dogs!

Becky L. said...

Cutting lavender in a huge field. It looked and smelled amazing.

Anonymous said...

We spent the summer exploring our new state and new city.

JennW in PA

Jennifer Sharpe said...

Just spending time with my family.

Morgan said...

Family drove 12 hours to visit us! Best part of our summer!

Jade said...

We took our kids to Lava Hot Springs. Even thought it was rainy, we had a blast in the hot pools!

The Harried Homemaker said...

Harvesting and preserving the yield from our garden. Lots of work, but we'll be eating well this winter.

SydneyMin said...

Drove with my husband on a leisurely trip through the Allegheny mountains in Northern Pennsylvania.

LisaF said...

Spent 2 months on maternity with my new bundle of joy, Miss Madison Kate

Magictypingbox@gmail.com said...

Teaching my daughter how to make and can pickles.

Destiny said...

Weekend with my husband sans children.

Michele in MN said...

Had our final family vacation -just us- at a resort near Bemidji, MN that is owned by friends from our church. Fishing, playing cards, and resting.

The Holdaway's said...

Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park!

Coordination Queen said...

My trip to Europe with my husband. We went to London, Paris & Germany for our 10th anniversary and it was wonderful!

Genny said...

We visited family and went camping.

Lynette said...

Went to a family reunion. Had a blast reconnecting with family.

Darla said...

My husband and I moved across the country, taking a month and half to visit family and participate in a theatre show. It was also just after I discovered that I was expecting our first baby, so we had a blast making new memories with our baby to be!

Amanda said...

Camping! Hands down the best part of summer for our family!

Ginger said...

Most fun thing last summer was welcoming baby #5 to the family!

Mrs. Mordecai said...

I did some fun projects with my kiddos! I love spending quality time with them.

Gretta said...

Disney World with my family

Camille said...

Waterskiing. First time in two years...aahh, good to be back. :)

Michelle said...

Just lazy days at home!

Julie said...

I live out of state from my mom/sis/family I went home for a 2 week vancation most fun I had all summer
thanks
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Samantha R said...

We went camping for the first time as a family of 4 with our toddler and baby girl!

Kimberly said...

We drove 2800 miles with our kids to attented two different family reunions.

Cecily said...

I painted a dragon and a row of lions for a birthday party. I can't quite make myself throw them away, so they are sitting in my basement protecting the little food storage I have.

Mrs. Pear said...

Oddly enough, canning Salsa - my girls were so delighted and excited! It made it all worth while!

Dan and Melissa said...

We went to Lagoon many, many times with family.

Sheena said...

Went on a pioneer handcart trek with the youth in our stake!

Pilkington Family said...

The beach is always our favorite thing to do!

Jessie said...

Introducing my baby boy to his new world! Swimming, grass, trees, sand, dogs. It makes you grateful for the simple things!

D said...

Craft Thursdays. We didn't actually do it each week, and a few times it turned into craft friday, but my kids loved it so much.

Ms Do"mess"ticated said...

The most fun I had this summer was the week that I spent at summer camp with our scout boys.

Rachel and Jared Lautenschlager said...

I'm a new reader and am excited to follow along with your food storage plan!!!!

Funnest thing I did was swim every day because it meant my 3 oldest kids, ages 7, 5, and 3 all learned how to swim and dive without swim lessons. :)

Nicki said...

I took the summer off and spent every day with my sweet baby! We saw the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans all in one summer.

Nana2boys said...

The funnest thing I did was walk into a tree. I had my head turned and was yakking at my hubby.

The most fun I had this summer was swimming with my 7 year old grandson in their new swimming pool.

Aleasha said...

I had a great summer moving back to the Great State of Texas!!!!

Morgan said...

We flew to Utah for 3 weeks to beat the heat and humidity that hit mid-America. It was so great to hike Zion, visit family, and lounge by the pool!

Ollamha Anne said...

The most fun thing was canning salmon with my hubby.

Anonymous said...

We had a great family reunion when my son returned from Afghanistan!

Andrea :) said...

The most fun I had was going to our family cabin. :)

Alice Wills Gold said...

One of the most fun things I did all summer was buy myself enough gammalids to go on top of the buckets that I use frequently. I love to be organized...pick me!

Ryan Winderweedle said...

Currently at the beach with my 14 month old for his first time. But also planning a greenhouse for the house when he takes naps. Great times.

Stacy said...

My summer was spent confined to a wheelchair with a cast..the highlight was getting the cast off I August and going to a movie.

Jamie said...

Went to Lake Powell with my family

Michael and Emily said...

Besides laying on the couch all day being sick from pregnancy, Lake Powell. I will never get sick of that place.

Shelbee said...

Hang out at home with my kids instead of working. That was the best!

heather said...

We took our kids to Disneyland!

Kristine said...

Visiting friends and family in California!

Beth said...

Most fun? The wedding of my best friend's daughter. Being together with the whole family was bliss.

wordygirl at earthlink dot net

Lori said...

Went fabric shopping downtown!

Mamafamilias said...

Saturday morning yard sales.

Dollwood Farms said...

The funnest thing I did this summer was to go tubing down an icy pring fed river! It was awesome. There were 15 of us and we picnicked after. I also learned how to quilt and am loving it!

Becky S. said...

Travelled halfway across the country to see two old artist friends, one from MN, one from The Netherlands, and played in the studio for a week! So much fun!
(Except for getting stranded in Chicago's O'Hare airport overnight on the way home.)

Sherry C. said...

Trip to Gulf Shores, Alabama with family and friends. It was wonderful...so relaxing.

Anonymous said...

The funnest thing I did this summer was working in the garden with 5yr old grandson. We bought him a Gator and he had a blast hauling things to different parts of the yard for NaNa and Papa! My big helper.

Me said...

The funnest thing we did was camping in our new wall tent. A bit of time to put it up but oh so comfy to spend a week in.

BrendaJoyce said...

attended my granddaughter's graduation from pre-school in Nashville, then spent the afternoon w/family, and a nice meal at Cracker Barrel together.

Valerie Wilson said...

I went for the birth of our first two baby girl grand daughters, one in Portland, Oregon and one in Charleston, SC.

Kim @ KimsKandyKreations said...

We went on our first family vacation and visited Hershey town with the kids. So fun!

Amanda Morris said...

Family visited...lots of family! :)

Dorothy T said...

Trying to plant a butterfly garden for the butterflies in our area, plus learning to can our vegetables from our garden.

Veee said...

Went to Wisconsin to escape the TX heat!

Julie Marie said...

riding go-karts

Lynda said...

Hosted a Summer of '72 Girls' Weekend up at my cabin in the Sierra's. We laughed, sang old songs, danced, ate, and just had a wonderful time.

sharon m said...

Played with my grandsons!