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Authors in Bloom: 10 Days of Daily Giveaways!

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GRAND PRIZE: We are giving away an ereader ($200 value). Only those visitors who visit EACH and EVERY stop are eligible for the grand prize. So, keep hopping and comment at every stop. 

 

In honor of Spring, here are some of my favorite gardening tips: 

1. To remove the salt deposits that form on clay pots, combine equal parts white vinegar, rubbing alcohol and water in a spray bottle. Apply the mixture to the pot and scrub with a plastic brush. Let the pot dry before you plant anything in it.

2. To prevent accumulating dirt under your fingernails while you work in the garden, draw your fingernails across a bar of soap and you’ll effectively seal the undersides of your nails so dirt can’t collect beneath them. Then, after you’ve finished in the garden, use a nailbrush to remove the soap and your nails will be sparkling clean.

3. To prevent the line on your string trimmer from jamming or breaking, treat with a spray vegetable oil before installing it in the trimmer.

4. Turn a long-handled tool into a measuring stick! Lay a long-handled garden tool on the ground, and next to it place a tape measure. Using a permanent marker, write inch and foot marks on the handle. When you need to space plants a certain distance apart (from just an inch to several feet) you’ll already have a measuring device in your hand.

I am also giving away a $5 Amazon gift card and a digital copy of Pete’s Mighty Purty Privies. Follow me on Amazon by clicking the outhouse below! Then leave a comment letting me know one book you saw on that page!

Be sure to check out the rest of the blogs for more fun and prizes to win! SPRING HAS SPRUNG!!

Love In Bloom

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Spring is here and summer is just around the  corner. My Baltimore orioles are back. They love the orange slices I squeeze into the chains on my porchswing. We can stand at the picture window and watch them up close. The hummingbirds have also arrived!

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Giveaways are happening at over 50 author sites. Check out their books and prizes! In this hop, everyone’s a winner. Pete’s Mighty Purty Privies is free for download. Just click on the retailer of your choice. If you enjoy it, consider leaving a comment for me!

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Pete McNutt needs customers for his new business. Spring has arrived and it’s prime time Privy Season. After much consideration, he refines his sales pitch and heads to the monthly meeting of the Women’s Library Association.

Amazon US   Amazon UK   iBooks   B&N   Kobo

I’m also giving away $5 in Paypal bucks and a signed copy of my award-winning romance novella Dante’s Gift. Just enter the rafflecopter for your chance to win!

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Authors In Bloom Ereader Giveaway

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WIN A KINDLE OR NOOK OR A $25 GIFT CARD

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I live in the country and rabbits are the thorn in my side. Although adorable, they play havoc in my garden. I have found a couple ways to keep those pesky critters from my flowers. First, I plant marigolds. They don’t like the smell. When I deadhead the marigolds, I sprinkle the seeds from the old flowers around the rest of my flower bed. Not only does it help keep the rabbits out, but I often get free-growing plants the next year.

I also put bright pinwheels in my flower beds. They seem to frighten the bunnies with their constant movement and add some colorful fun to the landscape. What tricks do you use to keep the critters away? (Humane answers only, please.)  Or tell me your favorite spring or summer flower.

Leave your email address in the comments so when Dianne verifies you hit each stop, she can contact the winners. 

AUBREY’S Rafflecopter Giveaway

Please click rafflecopter above to enter the daily giveaway. I am giving away digital books, a signed copy of Dante’s Gift  and a $5 Amazon gift card or Paypal bucks. The first two books in my new series “Just For Sh*#$ and Giggles Short Stories (daily for random commenters) and the print copy and gift card at the end of the hop. International winners will receive a gift card or paypal bucks.

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Spring Into Cash $250 Giveaway

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Spring Into Cash $250 Giveaway
An awesome group of bloggers and authors have joined with me to bring you one fabulous prize! Ends April 15th, 2016

One lucky winner will receive…

$250 Amazon.com Gift Code or $250 in Paypal Cash

Spring time in my grandpa’s day  meant cleaning the outhouse. I think it was his all-time least favorite chore on the farm. In memory of my grandfather, I’m giving away a copy of my award-winning short story Pete’s Mighty Purty privies. Just sign up for my newsletter (top right of the sidebar) and I’ll send you the link! Happy spring and may the birds be chirping and the grasshoppers jumping in your backyard. 

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Giveaway Details

$250 in Paypal Cash or a $250 Amazon.com eGift Card

Ends 4/15/16

Open only to those who can legally enter, receive and use money sent via Paypal. Winning Entry will be verified prior to prize being awarded. No purchase necessary. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parent enter for you. The winner will be chosen by rafflecopter and announced here as well as emailed and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter, Rafflecopter or any other entity unless otherwise specified. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Giveaway was organized by Kathy from I Am A Reader and sponsored by the authors, bloggers and publishers on the sponsor list. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

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