My Favorite Things Giveaway – Christmas 2016

It’s the 3rd annual Favorite Things Christmas Giveaway! I’m sharing one here (wait till you see!), plus you’ll want to click over to the other 14 wonderful bloggers to enter their giveaways too!

1. Thriving Home // 2. Happy Home Fairy // 3. Nourishing Joy // 4. Intoxicated on Life // 5. Chaos to Peace // 6. Mommy Hates Cooking // 7. The Nourishing Home // 8.Young Wifes Guide // 9. Martha Martha // 10. Heavenly Homemakers // 11. The Realistic Mama // 12. Keeper of the Home // 13. Kitchen Stewardship // 14. Gwen’s Nest // 15. Make Healthy Easy


What can you win from my giveaway this year? Some of my forever favorites, of course!

This year’s giveaway here at Heavenly Homemakers includes:

10 Vanilla Beans from Olive Nation
MadeOn Hard Lotion – 3 Pack Skin Care
Lilla Rose Flexi-Clip
Tropical Traditions – Coconut Oil and Palm Shortening Bucket!
Simple Meals – year long subscription


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This giveaway will end Sunday, December 11 at midnight. I’ll draw a random winner Monday morning the 12th!

Click on the links below to learn more about the bloggers!

Thriving Homethriving-home-logo-FINAL-WEB

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

mhclogoMommy Hates Cooking

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.

chaos2peace_logo-170x170Chaos to Peace

Jennifer and her family live in the South. She and her husband, Fred, have three boys ages 13, 10, and 7, and one unruly dog named Dash. Chaos2Peace is a blog designed to bring peace in the midst chaos by providing organizational tips, menu planning, simple recipes, and a whole lot of laughter. Join us on the blog today as we do life together, one step at a time

logoHeavenly Homemakers

Laura Coppinger and her husband have four sons ages 11-19. is dedicated to inspiring women daily with healthy (and easy!) recipes, homemaking tips, spiritual encouragement, and good ol’ clean fun.

iol_header_design_no_taglineIntoxicated on Life

Intoxicated on Life is a blog about raising strong families – body, mind, and soul. We believe, with the right education, busy moms can be equipped to make small changes one step at a time, transforming the life and health of her family. Join us on a journey as we raise holistically healthy children: nurturing their bodies, cultivating their minds, and inspiring their souls!

tapinfluence-logoMake Healthy Easy

Jenna Braddock is a registered dietitian nutritionist, football coach’s wife, mom of boys, and entrepreneur. At Make Healthy Easy she shares real life strategies for better health and doable and delicious recipes. As a MHE reader you can breathe a sigh of relief knowing your daily health struggles are normal. You’ll also get a little dose of family and football through the eyes of our Friday Night Lights life.

hhf-logoHappy Home Fairy

Happy Home Fairy is a resource of fun ideas, simple recipes, free printables, holiday traditions, and encouragement to help moms build happy homes

kitchen-stewardship-header-for-newsletterKitchen Stewardship

Katie Kimball has shared her journey to real food and natural living for almost 8 years at Kitchen Stewardship, a blog that encourages moms to keep their families healthy without going crazy.

final-logo-cmykYoung Wife’s Guide

Young Wife’s Guide exists to encourage and equip Christian homemakers to form Gospel-Centered Homes. Jami Balmet shares about her own struggles with running and managing a home and hopes to provide Biblical resources for the struggling homemaker.

gn_square_logoGwen’s Nest

Visit Gwen’s Nest and discover simple home remedies, in depth holistic health articles, healthy recipes, & Gwen’s health & weight loss discoveries. Come meet Gwen, and enjoy the funny, holistic, and friendly-efficient way of life in her nest!

koth_logo_final_2016-03Keeper of the Home

Keeper of the Home is a resource and community for women and families in all seasons of life who are striving to be healthy – body, mind, and soul. It covers a wide range of topics from healthy recipes, cleaning practices and self-care. Our inspiration begins with our faith. Stewardship inspires the way that we approach our homemaking. In fact, it’s the foundation of what you’ll find when you pull up a chair, grab a mug of something delicious, and come share this journey with us!

The Nourishing Hometnh-logo

The Nourishing Home provides family-friendly, gluten-free, whole food 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.

logo-headerMartha, Martha

Peace and Productivity coexist at Martha, Martha, a blog for busy women who, like biblical Martha, often get distracted by life’s demands and lose sight of Jesus! Devotional thoughts, productivity planning, simple recipes, and more will help you stay focused on the “one thing {that} is needed”

The Realistic Mamatrmcoloredwatermark

The Realistic Mama is all about family, how to spend more time with your family, activities you can do with your kids, how to create an online business that benefits your family, and more! You’ll find everything from saving money, parenting tips, kids activities, easy recipes, and DIY to online entrepreneur ideas, and more! Our tribe of moms and family-oriented entrepreneurs is one-of-a-kind. The connection, transparency, and trust are just a few of our favorite things about our community!


Nourishing Joy

Nourishing Joy is dedicated to real food and natural living. We’re on a mission to equip and inspire busy parents with the tools to make intentional, thoughtful decisions easy. Or at least easier.


  1. Brianna says

    I like your blog :) I , too, am striving to be a Heavenly Homemaker! Merry Christmas! Thank you for being a beautiful woman!


  2. says

    Love these! SO wonderful. I know its been a big thing for me lately to get me and my family healthy. So these are great inspirations to me. Need all the direction I can get too :-)


  3. Gayle says

    Thank you so much for thinking of us and giving us this great opportunity to win :) Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year !!!


  4. Shannon Hernandez says

    Love reading your ideas, recipes, and antics ????
    Thank you for sharing this info on other blogs, I am always excited to find another source for gluten free living.


  5. Christa says

    Thanks for giving us a chance to win awesome items!! I enjoy reading your posts. Keep them coming!! Merry Christmas!!


  6. M. Baysinger says

    I am thankful and grateful and blessed to ‘know’ you, Laura! You have encouraged me and helped me in so many ways through the years as a Mom (of 5 teens now!) Thank you for this giveaway!!! :-)


  7. Tasmin M. says

    Hi! I just want to say that you are one of my favorite bloggers. Your posts are so real, encouraging, and full of usefulness especially in my walk as a homeschool mom of 6. Whoot!


  8. Kathryn says

    Ooooooh, a great giveaway. It’s time for me to buy a bucket of Palm Shortening…this would be a wonderful blessing! :~)


  9. says

    I hope I win! I’ve been needing to purchase some vanilla beans to make homemade extract since my last one exploded and caught on fire!

    ***Don’t store homemade vanilla extract in cupboard above stove!!!***


  10. Jeanette says

    You always have the BEST things for your favorites giveaway!!! They are all things that either I love to use or would love to try :-)


  11. Stacie says

    Thank you for such a great opportunity. I’m looking forward to seeing who wins . What a great Christmas !!! God is Great.. He knows needs before we do.


  12. Tonnie Rogers says

    Love your giveaway choices! Tropical Traditions is a favorite of mine for products as well as information.


  13. Judith Martinez says

    This is a fabulous group of prizes! I’ve been wanting to try making my own vanilla so this would be a great jumpstart.


  14. Lori says

    I love looking at everyone’s favorite things, and I’ve even purchased some because of that! Have a blessed Christmas!


  15. Julie says

    Thanks for all these great ideas–and giveaways, too. Where in the world do you find the time to sort through all the stuff out there to pare down the offerings for us??? And your creativity–wow! Appreciate your whole site, and spirit. Thanks.


  16. Melissa C. says

    I’ve been reading your blog for awhile now and love what you have to share. Thanks for offering a great giveaway!


  17. Mary Linville says

    Thank you Laura for the wonderful things you do for us all year. Have a very Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year


  18. Diana Cote says

    I have heard great things about tropical traditions products, specially their coconut oil. I would be so happy to try them and the other products. :)


  19. Jill B. says

    Love all the short, simple recipes you give us that are delicious. Thank you for the chance to win these wonderful items!


  20. Joan Wood says

    I am grateful for this giveaway. Learning about this giveaway gave me the opportunity to check out your blog (which I hadn’t heard of before and am excited to explore. Thank you


  21. Amanda Carruthers says

    I was just looking for a vegetable shortening alternative at Thanksgiving. If I will the giveaway, I will be excited to see how this compares!


  22. Glenda B says

    Great Products! Thank you for the giveaway & the chance to win. Wishing you & your family a Merry Christmas. God bless.


  23. Anita Brower says

    What a wonderful opportunity to be introduced to other concepts, ideas and promotions. Thank you for all your dedication.


  24. Danielle says

    After we acquired our stash of flexis, I hadn’t looked at their site. Wow! A lot of fun new flexis and more!


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