30.3.13

Giveaway


Hello. I can hardly believe I've been blogging here at Just a little less for six months now and that I've posted here nearly everyday since the end of September. What's kept me going, I wonder? Your feedback and support are number one but blogging is also important to me because

it's an outlet for my creativity – writing, photography and cooking

it is an online diary/journal of daily life
it's a way of connecting with like-minded people
it's a way of giving support to others
it helps keep me focused on minimalism and simple living

I would like to celebrate with you by offering a giveaway of my copy of Gretchen Rubin's The Happiness Project. I enjoyed reading this book back in January and reviewed it here. If you're looking for simple ideas on how to make your life happier then this book may interest you. I like to think this book could be really helpful to someone out there interested in minimalism and making a more meaningful life not driven by consumerism. Other than looking pretty it's not very useful on my bookshelf right now. 


I would like to give my copy of this book away to one lucky reader to thank you for your support. This giveaway is open to all followers worldwide who leave a comment below - I'd love to hear from you. I will announce the winner on Thursday 11th April. 


In the meantime I'm off to the far west of Cornwall for a peaceful week with my family. I will be taking a blogging break for a week to refresh and find new inspiration. Minimalist Monday will be back on Monday 15th April but I'll be back before then. If you're new here please take a look around my archives - there's plenty of varied posts to read.


Have a Happy Easter and I look forward to catching up with you soon xo




28 comments :

  1. I would love to read that book! Enjoy Cornwall! I spent Easter 2008 there, a wonderful spot!

    neitinomad

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  2. Have a great time! I would love that book!!!

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  3. That book looks fascinating! Have a happy and blessed Easter xx

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  4. O, I can read english! I also would love to read that interesting book! Have a nice Easter weekend!

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  5. I have been enjoying your blog for months now!!!!! I appreciate how you apply simplicity to the ordinary.....making it so reachable and realistic! Thank you for sharing:) P.S How fun your give away is!

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  6. I would love to get some inspiration from reading that book. So please let me join your give-away!

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  7. I was looking at that book on Amazon yesterday! Didn't click buy now so please count me in! Have lovely break xx

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  8. It's a good book, I got it out of my library . I d like to read it again.

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  9. Happy Easter and Happy Blogiversary! I hope you have a wonderful holiday with your family.

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  10. Happy Easter! I'd love to be included in the giveaway.

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  11. Gretchen's book is quoted all over the web. I've never read it and can't get it from our library so winning it would be awesome! Enjoy your vacation!

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  12. Enjoy your break. It is a lovely sunny day today....but still with a coldish wind.

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  13. A book is a wonderful giveaway and I would so much like to win it, I will have a look at the Library and if that fails the mighty Am***n will have to be scanned.

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  14. have a lovely break and yes please enter me for your give-away, I would very much like to read this book! I have enjoyed reading your blog, it's well written and makes me feel all organised, even if I'm not! happy easter, Heather x

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  15. Would love to enter ... I hope you really enjoy your break .. Bee xx

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  16. Sometimes, time just flys by!! I'm pretty sure I started reading your blog right when you first started 6 months ago! I LOVE IT!! I check everyday for your minimalist inspirations on living and I do love your photos.
    Here in Oregon of the United States it has been a long cold 6 months and I can always say, Your blog has brightened up my many days this past winter.
    Thank you for all your precious time you give us all who follow. I do hope you have a WONDERFUL WONDERFUL HOLIDAY!!
    I'd also love to read the giveaway book. I could sure use some more insight!
    Linda

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  17. Happy Easter Clare and enjoy your break and time in Cornwall.
    All your reasons for blogging are great - my favourite is it's a way of connecting like-minded people :)

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  18. An inspirational post, especially as I have just taken the (slightly scary) plunge and started a blog, after a year of thinking about it! Well done on your six months, I really enjoy reading your posts. Hope you have a wonderful break.

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  19. Happy Easter and thanks for blogging - my house is beginning to look a wee bit empty thanks to you !!
    L.x.

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  20. I've actually had that book in my Amazon wishlist for some time. Just stumbled across your blog and am looking forward to reading through the archives! :)

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  21. Happy six month birthday! I've just found your blog and am looking forward to catching up on your posts. Enjoy your week in Cornwall you lucky thing! Take care. Chel

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  22. Hope you're having a very happy Easter. What a lovely way to mark six months of Just a Little Less. Please include me in the draw.

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  23. This is a thought provoking book.

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  24. Haven't heard of this book before.

    We've just come back from Cornwall and we loved it there.

    Sft x

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  25. Hi, I'm a reader from Brazil and this book seems inspiring! And congratulations!

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  26. Happy 6 month-iversary Claire. I've enjoyed your blog.

    I have this book (and really enjoyed it) so I don't need entered in this giveaway. Just wanted to say hello.

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  27. A late entry for your giveaway Claire - need inspiration Have missed your posts this week. Cornwall looks glorious - we're planning a summer holiday there this year.

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  28. It's amazing how quickly six months slips by in Blogging World. Somehow I thought you'd been going longer, you have such a nice relaxed style of writing and your photographs are beautiful, you capture colour and mood so well.

    Happy Blogoversary :-)

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