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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Free Giveaway! Set of 3 Books from Matthew Mead

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you!

Today we have a giveaway – yippee! Matthew Mead will be giving away a set of three of his books – Entertaining Simple, Gifts from Nature and Matthew Mead’s Halloween – to one lucky This Week for Dinner reader!

matthew mead giveaway web

Simply add a comment to this post by Midnight PT, Sunday November 1 to put your name in the hat! One winner will be randomly selected and announced on Monday, November 2.

As you know, I’m really enjoying these books. I’m excited to get the chance to share them with you!

Big thank you to Matthew Mead for such a great giveaway. And good luck to everyone!


  1. 1

    Am I really the first to comment? I think I should win for this. Yippee! Thanks for the giveaway, these books look great!

  2. 2

    Cool giveaway!!

  3. 3

    These do look great! Thank you!

  4. I’ll have to throw a party if I win;)

  5. 5

    These books look pretty great. (Pick me! Pick me!)


  6. I need some creative inspiration. These look like great books!

  7. These books look amazing!

  8. 8

    fun! Didn’t realize there were cool guy designers besides christopher lowell!!

  9. 9

    awesome books, I’d love to have them!

  10. I’m not sure I’ve ever heard of Matthew mead, but those books look absolutely delicious. I’d LOVE to win!

  11. 12
    Jane Rasmussen

    Please oh please, I want these books!

  12. 13
    Auntie Barb

    Glad to know of Matt Mead. Looks like fun stuff.

  13. 14

    These look like very handy books. Thanks for hosting another great give away!

  14. 15
    Lori H

    I love MM! Would love to own his books…

  15. 16
    Corinne Bos

    I love the photos in the books! I would love to win these!

  16. 17

    Those books look awesome! I’ve got my fingers crossed…

  17. 18

    Wow… would love to own these!

  18. 19
    Ranger KT

    Gifts from Nature sounds perfect for me… I am a park ranger, after all.

  19. I would love to win! These look great!

  20. 21
    Barbara Ann Baker

    Hi,Jane, These books would look great on my coffee table!

  21. 22

    I’m really excited about “Gifts from Nature,” and I most certainly need to learn how to entertain on the simple side. πŸ™‚

  22. 23
    Melanie M.

    Woot! More cookbooks for my collection. (My husband said I couldn’t buy anymore….not that I couldn’t WIN them)

  23. 25
    Alisha B

    I love cookbooks and idea books- would be a wonderful addition to my collection. I love finding new ideas- this website is awesome. Thanks for all your work!

  24. These books look fantastic! Awesome giveaway!

  25. 27

    I would really love to win this. I LOVE Matthew Mead!

  26. 28

    I wanna win!

  27. 29

    wonderful books! I’d love to check out the gifts from nature book for sure.

  28. 30
    Maria Lewis

    I need all the help I can get. I’ll have to look into these a little more.

  29. 31

    Would love some fresh ideas! Thanks Jane!

  30. 32

    I’m in need of some creative inspiration–these look like they would be fun.

  31. 33

    great looking books!

  32. Those books look wonderful! Such inspiration is always helpful around the holiday season!

  33. What a fantastic giveaway. Please enter me!

  34. 36

    Count me in! Thanks Jane!

  35. 37

    i’ve loved matthew mead for so many years!

  36. 38

    Looks great!

  37. 39

    Nice! Please pop me in the hat too!

  38. 40

    I’d love to win πŸ™‚ Thanks

  39. 41

    YEA! I am in!

  40. 42

    Ever since you mentioned his Halloween book, I have been looking every where for it…I would love to win it! Thanks

  41. These books look great! Nice giveaway!

  42. 44

    Would love these books, they would look great on my coffee table!

  43. 45
    Angela Williams

    love him and his books. I would love to win.
    thanks so much.

  44. 46

    Books look marvelous! Thanks for the chance to win!

  45. 47

    Always love a new book & these look great..

  46. 48

    Now this is a giveaway I would love to win!

  47. 49

    Great giveaway! I love reading your blog!

  48. I love books, any books.

    Happy Halloween! Can’t wait to see pics.

  49. 51

    Those looke really fun πŸ™‚

  50. 52

    I love reading your blog! I hope I win!

  51. I’d love to get a piece of the action. Sweet.

  52. 54
    Sarah A.

    These look like great books. I would love have them for an entertaining reference.

  53. 55

    Fun, fun, fun. I could spend hours looking over these great books. Hope I win!

  54. 56

    How fun! Hope I win!

  55. 57

    They look great for my collection!

  56. 59

    Those look so fun! I’d love to have them.

  57. I’m trying to connect with my crafty self these days. These books would be perfect!

  58. What a great Trio!!! I’d love to read these books and get some new ideas!!!

  59. 62
    Nicole Beckstrand

    These look great! Count me in!

  60. 63

    The books look like they have great ideas. Please count me in!

  61. 64

    Look like fun books!

  62. Come on Jane – pick me! I believe in you

  63. 66
    Sara B.

    I have come to the conclusion that I will never win one of these giveaways but you always reel me back in and I end up entering. And the cousin card helps too ; ) -SB

  64. 67
    Sara P.

    What a great give a way. Thanks for the chance to win.

  65. 68

    Great giveaway! Thanks for offering it!

  66. 69

    count me in.

  67. 70
    t sara

    these look fantastic!

  68. 71
    Jessica Hansen

    I need an idea for Halloween treats for preschoolers. Any in these books??

  69. 72

    i need more projects to occupy me. that was a joke, but i’ll still take the books.

  70. 73

    Thanks for a great giveaway πŸ™‚ I would love to enter!!!


  71. 74

    wanna read the mead

  72. 75
    Ashley O

    Great Giveaway.

  73. entertaining would be even better with those! thanks for the giveaway!

  74. 77

    Sounds great to me!

  75. 78

    I love books like these!

  76. 79

    I can feel that it is going to be me this time!

  77. 80

    By the pricking of my thumbs…

  78. 81

    These look like great books! I’m always looking for new ones to add to the collection!

  79. I’d love to win these! Maybe this time I’ll get lucky πŸ™‚

  80. 83
    Phyllis Wallin

    I wonder if Matthew likes being called the male Martha Stewart??? Either way – would love to win these books!

  81. 84

    Pick me…Pick me!!! πŸ™‚

  82. 85
    Nikki CB

    They look great!

  83. 86

    Fun! They look like great books for perusing!

  84. 87

    I’ve seen the Halloween book, it’s fantastic!

  85. 88
    Aunt Deb

    I just love a good book or three!

  86. 89
    Peg C

    Matthew Meade another New Englander!

  87. 90

    Super giveaway! Thanks!

  88. 91
    Heidi Ho

    These 3 lovely books would have notes in the margins lickity split:)

  89. 94

    they look like great! books.
    It’s always a boost to the creative process to view others’ talents.
    thanks for the opportunity, Jane

  90. 95

    i heart books!!!

  91. 96

    A girl never has enough tools in her toolbox! These books would be a great addition.

  92. 97
    Andrea MacDonald

    Woohoo! What a great giveaway!

  93. 98
    Shauna W.

    These look awesome!

  94. 99

    Thanks for the fabulous giveaway!

  95. 100
    Anne Evans

    Happy October!

  96. 101

    I love Halloween! Pick me! Thanks for a great website!

  97. 102

    I’d love to win!

  98. 104

    Wow! I don’t think I’ve ever heard of him but these books look great. I’m thinking they look like great Christmas presents too!

  99. 105

    Yeah…..these are great,

  100. 106
    Debbie Ward

    Sure wish it would be me!

  101. 107

    Wow those look awesome…I love the vibrant pictures!

  102. 108
    andrea p

    I guess this means I will have to connect to the internet while I’m on vacation.(Does it count as a vacation when you take your child and go to your husband’s work training in Fresno?) Your blog is so worth it though!

  103. 109

    So great! Hope I win!

  104. 110
    Helen Naylor

    It would be nice to get a creative jump start…thanks for the opportunity!

  105. 111

    They look great for party planning!

  106. 112
    Tracy Rizzo

    I would love these! Just found the blog-love it!

  107. 113

    These books look awesome!

  108. 114
    K. Rock

    These look great. Thanks for the chance!!

  109. 115
    Suzanne R

    Me too! Me too!

  110. 116

    especially excited about the halloween book – hope to win

  111. 117

    Oh man! Nothing better than more books!

  112. 118

    Ooo these books look DIVINE!! Thank you for the opportunity to get creative πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  113. 119

    After six months, we’re finishing up an emergency home renovation that grew into a kitchen remodel, and I’m just aching to get started again. These books will be so inspiring!

  114. 120

    Fun Fun Fun!!

  115. 121

    Sign me up!

  116. 123
    Jenny D

    These look so neat–hope I win! πŸ˜‰

  117. 124

    I have to confess I have not heard of MM, so I am very curious – the books look great.

  118. 125

    These look like so much fun!!!!

  119. 126

    cool books!

  120. 127

    I would love having these books!

  121. 128
    Kimmie S

    All three books look wonderful!

  122. 129

    they look fancy!

  123. 130

    Male version of Martha Stewart, huh?

  124. 131

    Oooo pick me, pick me!

  125. 132

    The books look amazing.

  126. 133

    Fingers crossed, these are great!

  127. 134

    me! me! me!

  128. I post my menu each week, does that help me out? LOL πŸ˜‰
    I’d LOVE the books!

  129. 136

    I love the photos!!!

  130. 137

    They look fabulous!!

  131. 138

    It’s my turn to win and I love giving gifts!

    Teresa R

  132. 139

    These books look awesome!

  133. 140

    They will make a nice gift for someone.

  134. Just in time for the holidays and all the celebrating!

  135. 142

    I always enjoy some Mathew Mead style!

  136. 143

    So many great ideas in there! Thanks for the giveaway

  137. 144
    Stephanie P.

    Thanks for the giveaway, and the pumpkin pancake recipe. My mom has been wanting to make them, but so many recipes I see look pretty suspect. Yours seems pretty simple, which is usually the best!

  138. 145

    These books look like they’re amazing! Hope I win! Thanks for offering a giveaway!

  139. looks fun!!! halloween!! Ideas for simple entertaining!! What more could you ask for?!?

  140. 147

    Hi Cate! Love your website! love your website!

  141. 148

    Looks like lots of lovely and fun ideas. I need to rely on the creativity of others, and these books would be great!!

  142. 149

    Great Website! Your ideas are great as ever.

  143. 151
    Sue vanderwoude

    another great giveaway… these books look awesome

  144. 152

    Oooooo…I like.

  145. 153

    They look wonderful!

  146. 154

    I like your website and your pictures. They are always nice πŸ˜€

  147. 155

    The illustrations look beautiful. Thanks for the giveaway!

  148. 156

    I need some inspiration for halloween and harvest themes…. these look fabulous!!

  149. 157

    Thank you for the giveaway! These look awesome:)

  150. oh my what crafty goodness you are offering! I have my fingers crossed that my number will be picked.

  151. 159
    Lisa Eichholtz

    what lovely books!

  152. 160

    These would be a great addition. Thanks!

  153. 161
    Owenne O

    These books look fab! We would love them!

  154. 162

    you always have the best giveaways. i love how excited people become. =)

  155. 163

    The books look great! Love your website!

  156. 164

    These books look great! I love seasonal stuff! πŸ™‚

  157. AWESOME giveaway! Would love to be the lucky one πŸ™‚

  158. 166
    Heather Slopak

    These books look great. I haven’t won anything yet, so here’s hoping πŸ™‚

  159. 167

    Come on lady luck, pick me!!

  160. 168

    Please add me to the giveaway! The books look fantastic and I would love to win!

  161. 169

    Would love to win any book with the word “simple” in it. pick me πŸ™‚

  162. Excellent giveaway! I would love to have some direction at meals!

  163. 171
    Amy J

    Those books are just beautiful – they’ll make someone happy for sure.

    P.S. Hope you’re doing well!

  164. 172
    Lee L

    Oh Oh Oh me me me!!!! please! found your blog just a week ago and love it

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