Earth Week Giveaway: Green Dieting

April 19th, 2010

Clean up your eating habits by avoiding foods highest in pesticides and more with Clean, Green, and Lean: Get Rid of the Toxins That Make You Fat.

The author of this new and rather unique green dieting book is Dr. Walter Crinnion, a naturopathic physician and one of America’s foremost authorities on environmental medicine.


How to enter:

If you’d like to win a copy of Clean, Green, and Lean, leave a comment on this post before 11 pm CST on Friday, April 23, 2010. In your comment, please share what you’re doing in honor of Earth Day on April 22 or just say why you’re interested in this new diet book.

The randomly selected winner must have a US address and respond to my request for a mailing address within three days.

UPDATE 4/26: Congrats to the winner, Kerri R!

Giveaway: Love Is the Best Medicine

March 17th, 2010

Pet lovers have a new book to snuggle up with. And this one is written by a veterinarian.

Enter to win a copy of Love Is the Best Medicine: What Two Dogs Taught One Veterinarian about Hope, Humility, and Everyday Miracles — Dr. Nick Trout’s new book!


Nick is the author of the New York Times bestseller Tell Me Where It Hurts. In Love Is the Best Medicinehe tells the story of two special dogs, Cleo and Helen. They came under his care and left a big impact, personally and professionally.

Gwen Cooper, author of Homer’s Odyssey(blind kitty story) said, “Written with candor, wisdom, and empathy, Love Is the Best Medicine will change everything you thought you knew about the impact pets can have on our lives. If you’ve ever loved a dog, this is the book for you!”

To win, leave a comment on this post about a pet who touched your life in some way.

US mailing addresses only. The randomly selected winner will have three days to respond to my request for a mailing address. Please check your spam filters. Contest closes at 11 pm CST on Friday, March 26. I’ll update this post with the winner’s name.

This prize is sponsored by Broadway Books. For more info on giveaways at Light Green Stairs, please refer to my Privacy + Disclosures page.

April 5: And the winner is … Melissa D. Congrats!