Where in the World is Good Cheap Eats?!

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We’re gonna play a little game. I really hope you’ll join in!

Also, before I forget, thank you for your purchase of Good Cheap Eats! Your support helps keep this show on the road.

Where in the World is Good Cheap Eats?! We're gonna play a little game. I really hope you'll join in!

Did you get your copy of Good Cheap Eats? I hope it arrived safe and sound, or that it’s on your wish list, or that you’ve submitted your request to your local library that they buy it. (Kindle preorder copies should be delivered today.)

I believe it’s a sound book that will help you get healthier meals on the table without costing an arm and a leg. But don’t take my word for it. 😉 {cue Reading Rainbow music}

I want to play a little game. It started because I realized there are Life as MOM readers and Good Cheap Eaters all over the continent and as far flung as Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, and France.

In fact, I’m hoping to meet up with at least two readers in London and the south of France later this fall. I’m so excited to meet this women, fellow moms, who’ve not only initiated an email correspondence, but have also given me great travel planning advice.

I was thinking about how our family will be visiting all kinds of monuments and historic sites on our big trip and ways that we will document the adventure. A friend who traveled the world last year with her family took pictures of a Spiderman toy wherever they went. I decided to take the book with us to take pictures of it in all these cool locales.

It’s kind of like a Where’s Waldo/Flat Stanley mashup.

Where in the World is Good Cheap Eats?!

Where in the World is Good Cheap Eats?! We're gonna play a little game. I really hope you'll join in!

Who knew you could find Good Cheap Eats in a cornfield in Monroe, South Dakota?!

And then I thought, what if YOU took a picture of Good Cheap Eats at one of your cool locales, monuments or historic sites?!

I’m always interested to hear where you live, what you do, how you spend your days. This would give me a little glimpse into that. Don’t worry if you don’t live someplace fancy or exotic. Take a picture at your kids’ favorite park or by your town hall. Bonus points though if it’s someplace creative.

This summer my sister flew to Minnesota to meet up with my dad on his annual summer vacation. They drove back to California together and stopped in Blue Earth, Minnesota, home of the Jolly Green Giant.

(Please note: Green Giant has not endorsed my book in any way. But, we always stopped here for a photo op when we were kids, so it’s a fun part of our family history.)

Anywho, about that game….

Did I mention there were prizes?

Where in the World is Good Cheap Eats?! We're gonna play a little game. I really hope you'll join in!

You know those bonus features I offered awhile back? Well, here’s your chance to nab one that you might have missed.

What to do:

:: Take a picture of your copy of Good Cheap Eats in front of a recognizable monument, historic site, or other cool locale. Bonus points for creativity!

:: Post the pic on your social media (Facebook, twitter, google plus, instagram, or pinterest). Be sure to tag it with the hashtag #goodcheapeats. If you don’t use social media, email the picture to jessica at goodcheapeats dot com.

:: Choose from one of these cool prizes:

:: Fill out the form below, telling us which prize you’d like, where to send it, and be sure to give us permission to use your photo to market the book. We’re creating a Pinterest board to highlight the photos and where the book has been. We might also share the pics on social media; we’ll be sure to tag you!

:: Sit back and wait for your prize to arrive.

:: This promotion will end on October 31, 2014 at 8 pm PST.

Like I said last week, I really appreciate your support of me and my books. Your participation in the game is like icing on the cake.

I can’t wait to see where you live! And I’m thrilled to give you another shot at a bonus feature you might have missed.

Where in the World is Good Cheap Eats?!

Disclosure: Thank you for your purchase of Good Cheap Eats. Your support helps keep this show on the road.

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  1. How fun, can’t participate with my own picture as we are on a no-spend year basically. Our family is living in the South of France as well as some other readers apparently! My husband is taking a year off to study for his MBA. One month down and we love it so far. I might have some fun advice for traveling if you are near the Aix en Provence/Marseille area.

  2. Loved the picture with the Jolly Green Giant! My mom grew up in Blue Earth, MN, so I knew exactly were the picture was taken! Brings back great memories!

  3. I just made your corn chowder recipe tonight. It was excellent! Thank you!

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