Tag: Giveaways

Giveaway #3 Winner!

Well, this is the last of my Christmas giveaways, and I’m afraid the package will not get to my winner by the 25th. I hope that’s okay… Sarah! You’re my winner this week. You didn’t include your last name, but you wrote comments 13 and 14 (13 was the number picked by the random number generator, BTW. Who says 13 isn’t lucky?). Anyway, please email me (click on one of the links above) with your snail mail address and your book pick. You’ll be getting One Million Arrows, but you also get to choose one of mine. Click on the Books tab if you want to know more about what I’ve written.

Whew. I can’t believe that’s the last of the giveaways for a while. Unless, of course, you have a blog and would like to do a review/feature of Beneath the Night Tree. Read this post for more info, and if it sounds good to you email me with your snail mail addy.

As for the rest of you, I’ve got Christmas on the brain. Gift-giving is not my love language, but there is something so special about blessing someone you love with a thoughtful gift that you just know they’ll adore. My question for you today is: What is the best gift you’ve ever given? Something you could hardly keep a secret because you were so excited to give it away?

The first thing that pops into my head is the present I gave my mom and dad to announce that we were pregnant with our first baby. It was a pair of baby-size jean overalls and a onesie that said: My Grandpa’s Favorite Color is Green. (As in, John Deere green.) I’ll never forget the looks on their faces! 🙂


Giveaway #2 Winner!

The winner of my library package is… Julie! I had a couple of Julies sign up for the giveaway, so the winner is the Julie who wrote comment #20 (sandwiched in between Brandi and Britanie). Please email me (just click the little envelope above or click the Contact tab) with your snail mail address and I’ll stick your package in the mail. You’ll have it before Christmas! Hopefully you’ll get snowed in. 😉

Bummed you didn’t win? Well, I’m giving away one more Christmas package… This one is all about awareness. After all, we are smack dab in the middle of the season of giving. Anyway, this final package will include a pair of t-shirts from our non-profit, One Body One Hope, some of our homemade goat milk soaps, a copy of the book One Million Arrows: Raising Your Children to Change the World by Julie Ferwerda, and your choice of one of my books. And, of course, chocolates and bubble bath (‘cuz they make the world go round).

Leave a comment! Bonus points for re-Tweeting or re-posting! Just let me know what you’ve done…


Giveaway Winner!

Drumroll please…

Jill Hoke is the winner of my first giveaway! After tallying all of your “extra” entries, I had a grand total of 84. Wow. Guess what number my random number generator came up with? 2. That’s you, Jill! Please email me privately and I’ll drop your package in the mail. Merry Christmas from me. 🙂

If you didn’t win, don’t be discouraged… Here’s your next chance. This week I’m giving away what I like to call a library package (i.e. a little of everything):

Lady in Waiting – Susan Meissner

Lucky Baby – Meredith Efken

Split Ends – Kristen Billerbeck

The Moment Between – Nicole Baart


Bubble Bath

That’s me up above, holding your books. I already ate your chocolates and used your bubble bath so I’ll be going to the store before I draw the winner next Wednesday. 😉 Anyway, you know the drill! All you have to do is leave a comment. Just like last time, if you Tweet it, Facebook it, become a new Follower or do anything else to spread the word, you get an extra entry per shout out. Buena suerte!



Welcome to my new blog!

I’m so excited that you’ve found me here. If you’re new to my blog or an old friend, I hope that you discover lots of opportunities to connect and interact. You may notice that I’ve streamlined many things and created a sort of mission statement for my purposes here. It’s been my ongoing goal to figure out who my readers are and what they want. I’m hoping that Girls in White is an accurate representation of us–a place where we can share stories… and share life.

Please take a few minutes to explore! My website is brand-new and gorgeously re-designed thanks to the guys at Brand New Graphics. They’re amazing! Each page is different and there are lots of little extras to explore–including the first chapter of my upcoming release (Beneath the Night Tree) and video links that I will soon be updating regularly.

If you were a follower of my old blog, please note that I’ve installed the same Google Friend Connect feature here. You can join this site and continue to get updates when I post. I’m afraid our old connection at nicolebaart.blogspot is null and void. Things are going to get pretty quiet around there… However, I will keep the other blog archived–just in case you feel the need to track down one of my old recipes or posts.

Last but not least, I invite you to leave a comment for a chance to win a holiday giveaway package (described below)! I’ll be giving away three packages in the next three weeks, and your first opportunity is now. Want more chances to win? Become a follower, Tweet about the giveaway, blog about it, or post it on Facebook! Just let me know what you’ve done in the comments section and I’ll give you credit where credit is due: one extra entry for each thing you do to help me spread the word. (Unfortunately, because I’ll be sending out boxes, this contest is open only to residents of the US and Canada.)

Thanks so much for coming! This feels like a party. All we need is champagne. Cheers!


Giveaway Package #1

After the Leaves Fall

Summer Snow

Beneath the Night Tree (ARC copy)

The Moment Between


Bubble Bath