Mother's Day is coming! I'm sure you already knew that, but I had to remind myself, seeing as how I just took the puppy out for a potty break and started swearing when I realized there is fresh snow on the ground.
There were really only two courses of action at that point, and since it's frowned upon to get stumbling drunk at 3:30 a.m., I decided to go with Plan B: Ignore the snow (while not ignoring the snow because I had to add more logs to the fire to heat the house) and put together a nice little Mother's Day gift package!
Here's what I came up with:
Gift Idea Number 1: Buy the Babyfat Kindle version on Amazon and get the audio book free! I'm almost finished recording at the local radio station, so as soon as it's ready, it's yours. All you need to do is email me a copy of your receipt and BOOM. Audio book. Free.
Gift Idea Number 2: Buy the print book on Amazon and get a free digital file for reading on your kindle or nook, PLUS the audio book. And because I know we moms love to give our mom friends gifts, too, I'm happy to send the digital file to the recipient of your favorite mom's choice. Again, this one requires you to email me a copy of your Amazon receipt and include the email address you want the digital version of BabyFat sent to.
Gift Idea Number 3: A Signed copy of BabyFat. $20 gets you the book and a fun graphic art postcard featuring a reader submitted tweet featured in the book! (Shipping is included.)
Gift Idea Number 4: A signed AND doodled copy of BabyFat, personalized for your recipient, for just $50. And yes, you get the bonus tweet postcard, plus a mini magnet or button! Shipping is included. (Note: Quantities are limited due to time involved for creating these, so there are only 10 in stock in the blog shop!)
Gift Idea Number 5: This one is the mother of them all. Yeah, lazy pun intended, because I'm smooth like that. For $75, you get to be the hero to your favorite mom with a whole bunch of awesome. The BabyFat Premium Mother's Day Gift Package gets you the following:
*One signed copy of BabyFat: Adventures in Motherhood, Muffin Tops, & Trying to Stay Sane, personalized (with a few little doodles for fun!) on the inside title page with the recipient's first name.
*One signed copy of BabyFat to be mailed directly to the library of your choice and donated in the gift recipient's name. (Please provide your library name and address in the notes at checkout.)
*A free art print postcard featuring one of the great reader submitted tweets included in BabyFat
*A packet of annual flowers (randomly selected)
*A free Kindle version of BabyFat. (Kindle version will be sent to the email provided at checkout).
*Two free original digital download coloring pages (pictured in this listing) from my Etsy Shop. (Watermark free files will be sent to the same email address provided at checkout.)
*A free audio book file of BabyFat as an added bonus (Audio file will be delivered via email as soon as it is available!)
*A mini magnet or button (randomly selected) featuring a tweet from the book!
I mean, really, if this wasn't my own book and I didn't have boxes full of them for upcoming author events, I'd totally be telling The Husband that this is exactly what I want for Mother's Day. As it is my book, I'll just let Eliana ask me Not Subtle Questions about what I might like and let her take her daddy shopping for whatever stuffed animal she wants me to display on my nightstand until she's sure it's lonely and needs to join her in bed with the rest of her bedtime crew. Better yet? I might just ask for a trip to the bookstore so I can buy a few of the amazing books my mom-writing friends have been writing.
Stay tuned for a Mother's Day book round-up, y'all. Until then, it's still snowing outside. You go ahead and laugh it up while I go get the winter boots back out of storage.