Chocolate Giveaway: With Love from Me to You

Happy Valentines Day!!

I got you a little present.

It’s really cliche, but I couldn’t resist.

Look how pretty!

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Everyone needs a little chocolate, and this is my favorite kind.

I’ve tried almost every flavor and they all have their perks. Some are spicy, some minty, some are strong, some more mild, some fruity, some nutty.

So I chose six flavors and they’re all yours.

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I wanted to share some love on this Valentines Day because you have all been so good to me over the past year. It’s because of your support for this blog that I now have my own business and am doing something I love. It’s because of you that I have this outlet to share my thoughts and experiences, and it’s because of your openness that I have the opportunity to try to help some of you in making positive changes in your lives.

I think I owe you a few more chocolate bars for that.

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I hope that you take some time today to not only show your love for everyone around you, but to also take some time to love on yourself. Do something just for you today. Because loving yourself should be your number one priority. It is only when you really love yourself and fill up your own bucket that you can show everyone else how much you truly love them.

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And now I’m rambling about love, so I’ll stop and just cut to the chocolate chase.

To enter in the giveaway for these Chocolove Chocolate bars, just leave a comment on this post telling me one way you’re going to love yourself today. It could be anything… from eating something you love to listening to your favorite music while driving home. Whatever it is that fills up your bucket. Share it with me!

AND if you’d like to tweet about it, you get an extra entry. Just tweet something about the giveaway and add my twitter handle in there (@studioeats14) and the link to this post so that I know you’ve tweeted.

I’ll keep this giveaway open for 4 or 5 days and will announce the winner mid-week next week.

YAY for chocolate and for this day of love and especially for you.

And if you haven’t signed up for my 21 Day March Intuitive Eating Challenge, but are interested, go on and sign up! We are getting an amazing group going and I can’t wait for it to kick off.

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Giveaway Winner…

Good morning everyone!

I hope you’re having a wonderful start to Christmas Eve. I’ve been in Florida with my family, enjoying plenty of down time, some sunshine, tons of Homeland episodes (I got through the entire first season in 3 days), and of course really really good food.

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I used a random number generator to chose the winner of the Erewhon Foods Cereal Giveaway… and the lucky winner is….

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Caroline at the Trendy Trainer: 

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Congrats, Caroline! Email me your address at jamiemendell@gmail.com and I’ll get the cereal on it’s way to you once I am back from FL (next week). Yay!

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Merry merry merry merry Christmas!

My 100th Post and a Give Away!

This is the 100th Post that I’ve written for StudioEats. Hard to believe that a little idea a year ago turned into a whole lot more– you guys know more about me than I ever would have thought I’d share, and the support has been incredible. Thank you so much for continuing to read. This is so fun for me and I love connecting with all of you.

SO, since it’s my 100th post, I thought I’d do a little Give Away. I’ve been waiting to do this one for a while now, and I figure I might as well today.

So I have to admit, I am really picky about what cereal I eat. I don’t like to eat a lot of processed food, and to be honest, most cereals are pretty processed. But there are a couple of cereals that I love, that are made with just a few whole ingredients, and that I can trust. Erewhon brand is thankfully a brand I have found that makes cereals that I actually love to keep on hand.

A common breakfast for me these days… Buckwheat and Hemp Cereal with Blackberries and Banana:

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Check out the ingredients in the Buckwheat and Hemp Cereal:

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(sourced from Attune Foods Website)

You really can’t get more simple and straightforward than that. All of the cereals from Erewhon are JUST like this. Very simple, easy to pronounce, wholesome ingredients.

I first tried Erewhon cereals with the Buckwheat and Hemp variety when we were sent home from the Healthy Living Summit with a box to try out. Immediately, I emailed Attune Foods (the parent company to Erewhon) to see if they would be willing to send me a few boxes as a Give Away and also let me try a couple of new kinds. Since I hardly ever find cereal that I really like, I was SO excited about this one.

They were happy to send me a few items, so here we are today!

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So what do I have for ya?

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  • 1 box of Buckwheat and Hemp (this one is New, and it’s simply amazing. It’s the one in all of my pictures above)
  • 1 box of Strawberry Crisp (haven’t tried this one myself, but I trust that it is equally as good!)
  • 1 box of Crispy Brown Rice, No Salt Added (<– I tried this one out and I loved having it to add volume to a lot of different concoctions that I threw together. It’s really light (think Rice Krispies), but made from brown rice!)
  • 1 coupon for ANOTHER free box of Buckwheat and Hemp cereal

I’d also like to add that these are ALL Gluten Free. I don’t keep a GF diet, but I know some of you guys do, so it’s just nice to know that these all are.

So there you go! 4 things in 1 Giveaway.

And to enter, just leave a comment below telling me how you like to enjoy your cereal. With fruit? Straight up with milk? In yogurt? Lemme know yo! I’ll keep the Giveaway open until next Monday, 12/24 and will choose a winner then.