happy haul-idays!

posted on: November 12, 2010


the holidays are around the corner!!! and chronicle books is hosting the raddest giveaway! the steps are easy. 

1. make a list of chronicle books valued at up to $500 that you love and would like to win
2. post the list to your blog and you'll be entered to win your list of books!  AND, one of your readers who comments on the post will also win your list of books too!!! the last day to submit is december 10th. (only opened to US residents, sorry!)
what are you waiting for?! ready, set, GO!


making my list was super duper easy. i've had my eye on so many of these books!

LIFESTYLE, ART, DIY, DESIGN

1. the exquisite book 100 Artists Play a Collaborative Game By Julia Rothman, Jenny Volvovski, and Matt      
    Lamothe
2. volume Writings on Graphic Design, Music, Art, and Culture By Kenneth FitzGerald
3. family By Lauren Dukoff
4. the history of surfing By Matt Warshaw (for the husband of course!)
5. paper craft 25 Charming Gifts, Accents, and Accessories to Make from Paper By Minhee and Truman Cho
6. lotta's printing studio Tools, Projects, and Inspiration for Five DIY Printing Techniques By Lotta Jansdotter
7. handmade living A Fresh Take on Scandinavian Style By Lotta Jansdotter
8. open studios Twenty-Four Artists' Spaces By Lotta Jansdotter
9. the small stakes Music Posters By Jason Munn
10. obsessive consumption What Did You Buy Today? By Kate Bingaman-Burt
11. pictorial webster's A Visual Dictionary of Curiosities By John M. Carrera
12. my milk toof The Adventures of ickle and Lardee By Inhae Lee

TO EAT (to make)!

1. from seed to skillet A Guide to Growing, Tending, Harvesting, and Cooking Up Fresh, Healthy Food to Share 
    with People You Love By Jimmy Williams and Susan Heeger
2. blackbird bakery gluten-free 75 Recipes for Irresistible Gluten-Free Desserts and Pastries By Karen Morgan
3. pops! Icy Treats for Everyone By Krystina Castella
4. d.i.y. delicious Recipes and Ideas for Simple Food from Scratch By Vanessa Barrington
5. the commonsense kitchen 500 Recipes Plus Lessons for a Hand-Crafted Life By Tom Hudgens
6. tartine By Elisabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson

cart total: $496.40!!! alright, your turn! let me know if you make a list so i can come comment on your post! 
oh and have an amazing weekend!!!!

j.





139 comments:

  1. Um, WHOA! THIS IS AMAZING! Okay I'm going to do this riiiiiiiiiight now. I hope you win! (and I am the comment picked! hahahaha.)

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  2. holy crap!!! i know what my next post is going to be about!!! woohoo!

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  3. how amazing is this?! i think i must make up a list. thanks!

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  4. Gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah. Only open to US residents. I think I need to buy a second home in the States... hahahaha.

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  5. I love this. I am so excited to make a wishlist!

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  6. what a great list - and what a fun giveaway!!

    *crossing my fingers*

    happy weekend, jen!

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  7. I want! I want! I've wanted The Exquisite Book (several copies) for myself and friends. I HAVE TO DO THIS! Thanks so much.

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  8. That is a fabulous list!! I still can't believe they are doing this promo - it's awesome! =)

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  9. I love Chronicle Books soooo much.

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  10. ohhhmygoodness. thank you so much for sharing this. not only does this look fun to win... but just to put together, even! ahhh. my milk toof? adorable.

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  11. oooh SO awesome! thank you for sharing!

    xo Alison

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  12. oh wow, love your picks. these would be amazing!

    lauren51990 at aol dot com

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  13. Yay this is fun!!!!
    Go comment on mine and let's hope we win!!!!
    http://iseeelephant.blogspot.com/2010/11/giveaway-chronicle-books.html

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  14. I am totally gonna blog about this.

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  15. Great list! I'd put all of these on my shelf. Here's my list:
    http://exilebibliophile.blogspot.com/2010/11/chronicle-haul-iday-contest.html

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  16. This contest is such a great idea. Your list is great. I would love all of these books.

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  17. I love your list so much! Even though I think I own a lot of Chronicle books there are always so many more that I want!
    My list is here: http://www.bavarianerin.com/2010/11/happy-haul-idays-chronicle-books.html
    Best of luck!

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  18. great list jennifer! here's the link to mine:
    http://www.ardorblog.com/2010/11/chronicle-books-giveaway.html

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  19. this is incredible.
    your list of books is amazing!
    can we please win! ;)
    now i need to get to work on a list of my own..

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  20. i made one too, jennpoo!
    http://cocoagreen23.blogspot.com/2010/11/haul-idays.html

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  21. you always find the best things jen :)

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  22. Awesome picks! Thanks + good luck!

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  23. Your list is terrific! Love the cookbooks.

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  24. Oh, I must get working on this as soon as possible. Thanks so much for the heads up! Did you have a wonderful weekend?

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  25. I LOVE books....... LOVE! I just bought The Exquisite Book - it's awesome!

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  26. I am SO kicking myself for missing the Pictorial Webster's! That's one of those "someday" books for when I actually have a $500 free pass just to spend on books. Good luck!

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  27. What an awesome idea! Great list! I have that Tartine book but I'm not a baker so I haven't made any of the goodies, I just look at the pretty pictures, haha! I'm definitely making one of these lists, I'll comment again whenever I finish mine.

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  28. I love my copy of DIY Delicious! Good luck:)

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  29. ummmmmmmm what an awesome giveaway!! i want to win your rad list of books j!! i could sure use some more!! :)

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  30. Awesome list of books! You have several on your list that I wish I would have added to mine!
    Kate

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  31. My post is up...I wasn't as able to stretch my money as far as you were, HA! Good luck!

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  32. Ur number 12 is AWESOME!!!! I love the MILK TOOF!!!

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  33. I LOVE your list!!! I want every single book on it.

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  34. I made a wishlist! Feel free to come check it out.

    click

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  35. Wow, that's an awesome giveaway! Thanks for sharing. Hope you win! :)

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  36. You have compiled an extraordinary list! Best of luck:)

    ashleyrn@gmail.com

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  37. I am dying over the milk tooth book, adora-ble!
    Good luck to you!
    Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

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  38. Love your choices! I love Milk Toof, so cute.
    Good Luck! This is such an awesome giveaway.

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  39. Okay...I'm really hungry now! LoL! Good choices! Good luck...

    Mollydedwards AT yahoo DOT com

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  40. Great list- very fine taste:) If you'd like another chance to win yourself, here's my list:
    http://reniazen.blogspot.com/2010/11/please-help-me-with-haul-idays.html

    ashleyrn@gmail.com

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  41. Love your list. Great cookbooks!

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  42. Very cool list! Cooler than mine lol! Good luck!

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  43. Wow! Great list of books you've chosen. Isn't Chronicle doing a wonderful giveaway? Well, good luck to us both! ;-)
    Oh, I made a list, too...come check it out: http://craft-therapy.blogspot.com/2010/11/haul-idays-chance-to-win.html
    Peace & Love,
    ~Barb~

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  44. What a wonderful list! I see some great gift potential here!
    shetreadssoftly(at)gmail(dot)com

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  45. Wow great giveaway. You've chosen some very inspiring books!
    Good luck, mangosteenkate at yahoo dot com

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  46. Great list - interesting mix of cookbooks and design books.

    I love Chronicle - this is such a generous giveaway.

    Thanks for the entry.

    gaby317nyc at gmail.com

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  47. great list, I would love to give the HIstory of Surfing to a friend.
    jhbalvin at gmail dot com

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  48. I love your list! I hope you win!!! Stop by my blog to check out my list too!

    jamie.l.torres at gmail dot com

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  49. Interesting list of books! Thank you for the chance to win this wonderful giveaway!
    missbelle60(at)gmail(dot)com

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  50. I absolutely love this list and especailly the Obsessive Consumption title. Thank You for the chance to win!
    taledo329@msn.com

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  51. Awesome list.. equal parts delicious and crafty!

    ncnguyen514 [at] gmail [dot] com

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  52. Oh yes - love Lotta! Some gluten-free cooking for my sis, some crafting for me - sure would love to haul it one home with you. Good luck!

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  53. So many great books in so many interesting categories! What fun!

    lahlstedt (at) gmail (dot) com

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  54. "i art" your list! especially the 'family' portrait book, the tartine cookbook (their bread pudding is to die for, but i don't have the recipe) and the pictorial webster's seems a perfect gift for my niece and nephew :) - good luck!

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  55. I had a great time doing this...and finding new blogs!

    Amanda
    www.apatchworkofbooks.blogspot.com

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  56. Awesome list--very eclectic. Very similar in spirit--for the most part--to the ones I selected See My List Here . I would absolutely love to win either one.
    Teresa [AT] LadySilk [DOT] Net
    Smiles,
    Teresa

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  57. what a great list! here's hoping we win!

    k_sunshine1977 at yahoo dot com

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  58. I knew from your blog name, I'd love your list!

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  59. What a fantastic list :D I love everything there and I hope you win the giveaway :D

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  60. Great list! Best of luck.

    If you'd like to comment on mine: http://ticklemebrahms.blogspot.com/2010/11/chronicle-books-contest.html

    pmathers at jps dot net

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  61. Great craft, art, and food book list! Perfect for any growing collection! Thanks for sharing and come check me out @ Saffron & Semper Fi www.wwwssfi.blogspot.com
    Thanks!

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  62. what a great list of books! these are right up my alley ;)

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  63. I am definately going to have to do this. Your list is fantastic! I think we have similar taste in books:)
    GOOD LUCK JENNIFER!!!!
    go girl go!!

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  64. Man this is such a great contest. Good job Chronicle Books. Also, your list is amazing. So so much good stuff on there.

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  65. Wow, thanks so much for sharing this!! I'm creating my list for tomorrow!! :) You have a great list too! Thanks, Jen!!

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  66. Oh, this is the best list. I have been eying at least half of those books already and am excited to check out the other titles! Thanks so much. I'm working on putting together my own list now.
    caroline@sundayevening.net

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  67. what a great list! I would love any of these!

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  68. amazing, amazing list! best wishes to you! :)

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  69. this is an awesome giveaway. I am working on my list now!

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  70. I love the books at chronicle books!

    From Seed to Skillet and the Pictorial Dictionary are at the top of my list!

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  71. Two words about this list... Yes Please!

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  72. LOVE this giveaway and your book choices! Now I want to make a list too.

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  73. Awesome! I will definitely be making my own list! I hope you (and I) win!

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  74. WOW I love this contest. Thanks for giving us a chance to win with you.

    I love your list.

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  75. How totally awesome! Can't wait to make my wish-list!

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  76. I love books. I hope we win :-)

    vintagefanatic(at)hotmail (dot) com

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  77. Oh wow. so many great books and what a great contest! Love the cookbooks especially

    k_avery2006 (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  78. awesome!! i love all the choices.

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  79. Wow! How fantastic is this?! What a wonderful and well balanced collection of books!!! :)

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  80. what a great post (and a fab giveaway idea)!!

    rebekah[dot]diehl[at]gmail[dot]com

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  81. Wow, I have never gotten that many books at once! It would make my month, for sure!

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  82. absolutely LOVE this -- so, so many good posts! about to make one on my blog, so come comment! :) www.tulipsandflightsuits.squarespace.com

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  83. Wow! I seriously think I would cry if I won all these books!

    happy_haylee_3(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  84. Visiting from Oh, hello friend. You can comment on my list at http://thegirlnamedtennessee.blogspot.com/2010/12/celebrate-haul-idays-with-haul-of-books.html. Good luck!

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  85. I'm going to go make my own list now!

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  86. awesome list. hope you win. if you get a chance take a look at my list and enter to win if anything catches your eye

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  87. What a great list! Here's to hoping you win :)

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  88. Wow. Great list. Not one I wouldn't want!!

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  89. I sure do love books and would love to win! Mmmm books are better than cookies (gasp!)

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  90. Love the gluten free cookbook selection!

    melissamey@yahoo.com

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  91. what a great list! fingers crossed you win!
    :) candice

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  92. Fantastic list! My favorite are Lotta's printing studio (can imagine learning loads of new things with it!) and From seed to skillet (I love to cook!) Fantastic giveaway!!

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  93. Amazing list! I love your pics!

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  94. love this list! chronicle publishes the best cookbooks. just looking at them makes my stomach growl :)

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  95. I love how diverse your list is and it makes me hungry. I love books and Chronicle has so many amazing ones. Thanks.

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  96. Loving the food books d.i.y. delicious and from seed to skillet.

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  97. I love your list! Good luck to you and count me in;)

    nfall2rt.design.studio@gmail.com

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  98. oh I love your list! Especially the "to eat, to make" books as I love to cook too!

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  99. I made a list too! Come check it out and increase your chances to win! =)

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  100. All these books would look great on my shelves ;)

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  101. very cool...i like the paper and craft book
    info@paintingpony.com

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  102. Love the list.
    amiegramo@yahoo.com

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  103. Ooh, that Obsessive Consumption book looks really interesting...I keep seeing new cool stuff on everyone's lists! Good luck!

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  104. what an amazing list!!! Thanks for the gift ideas...good luck!

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  106. wonderful list!
    good luck to you! ;)

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  107. Is there a chance it will be open for non US residence? oh too bad I cant join, I was really hoping I could join...

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  108. This is the YouTube Video on the book From Seed to Skillet. I really want to win this book. Jimmy Williams recently had a book a book signing in Hollywood at AMMO restaurant where his recipes were served.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCy9eI1rjxs&NR=1
    You can also leave a comment on my blog jaxiejax.com for a chance to win. Good luck to us!

    This book is on my list too.

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  110. I think your book taste and my book taste are 100% similar. Wowza, having all these would so awesome, I wouldn't leave the house for 3 weeks.

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  111. Loving your list--I'm a sewer and papercrafter, and I'd be happy to boost my cooking skills. My list is at: http://tinyurl.com/28kfwak

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  112. Love your list. Good Luck~ Theresa

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  113. I am going to make my own list now! But I love your list. Such lovely choices!!

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  114. A few of those books are on my own list!

    nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

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  115. In LOVE with your list. Good luck.

    love love,
    Fritzi Marie

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  116. Good selection of titles. Good luck to both of us. And Thank You to Chronicle Books.

    jcamp2020 at aol dot com

    good job! hope we win!

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  117. What a great list of books!

    jowanjowan73(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  118. Interesting list of books!
    nicolesender@yahoo.com

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  119. So so many lovely books! Must make my own list!
    Lilyhoot at gmail dot com

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  120. Love Chronicle Books and LOVE your selection!

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