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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 8 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Thursday, September 1, 2011

{International Giveaway Christmas with Victoria 1997 Book}

It is time to start with another International Giveaway! This time it is a hardcover copy of the 1997 Christmas with Victoria. These are wonderful books full of inspiration for the upcoming Christmas season. Including lots of recipes etc. etc. All those that know Victoria Magazine, will treasure this book. It is my way of saying thank you to my loyal readers who follow me from 132 countries! THANK YOU SO MUCH - GRAZIE MILLE - MUCHISIMAS GRACIAS - VIELEN DANK - DANK JE WEL - MERCI BEAUCOUP - BANYAK TERIMA KASIH!!!
Chances to win:

1) Leave a comment and become a blog subscriber via Google Friends Connect (if not following yet)

2) Follow Mariette's Back to Basics on Twitter (if you do not already follow)

3) Like Mariette's Back to Basics on Facebook
    All three buttons for following are at the top of my blog to the right

For extra entries:

Tweet (leave an additional entry)

FB mention (leave an additional entry)

Blog mention and/or taking my button to your blog (leave 2 additional entries)

Giveaway will end on September 15 at midnight and the winner will be notified.

Good luck to all and here below is the button that you can copy and paste to take to your blog.


  1. partecipo molto molto volentieri !!!!!!!!!!! pero di essere fortunata !!!!!!!!! un bacione lory

  2. What a fabulous giveaway you are hosting my friend!! Yes, please count me in ... you know I'm already a follower...xo HHL

  3. Dear Mariette,

    What a wonderful giveaway! "Christmas with Victoria" I posted your giveaway on my blog's sidebar.

    Best Wishes everyone!
    Hugs ~Wendy

  4. Hello Mariette,
    what a fabulous givewaway. Sure I would love to participate in this raffle.
    Best greetings, Johanna

  5. Hi Mariette,
    and I take your button on my blog.
    Best greetings, Johanna

  6. I'm your follower and I'm in love with your blog, it is wonderful, I can't wait to visit more of your posts, I just got into your stunning kitchen! Thank you so much for the chance on such a generous and beautiful giveaway...the book Christmas with Victoria is lovely, hope I'm the lucky one!, I have a granddaughter who's name Victoria, such a pretty and classy name. Nice meeting you, hope you come and visit to get to know me too. Blessings. FABBY

  7. Great giveaway, and beautiful book. I am a follower with Google Friend Connect.

  8. What a wonderful treasure someone will win, very generous give away.

  9. Dearest Mariette, what a wonderful idea! A very generous Give-Away! It is such a wonderful book!

    Will take your button to my blog as well :O)

    Love and hugs

  10. Mariette, I don't imagine such good fortune you come my way again. One can hope.
    I am a delighted follower.

  11. I have placed your giveaway button on my sidebar. Hugs,

  12. I have posted about your giveaway on my facebook page.

  13. I am a follower on your facebook however I do not twitter. I am too long winded. Love to you,

  14. Hello Mariette,

    What a wonderful and generous giveaway! My heart skipped a beat when I saw the title. Victoria has and will always be so close to my heart... I would love to win this beautiful book! Fingers crossed*

    xx, Sarah

  15. Dear Mariette,

    What a lovely and generous giveaway.
    This is such a special gift and I still get Victoria today, which I really love, so know this will be gorgeous too.
    Makes my day when it arrives and I can sit down to read and enjoy it.


  16. Anonymous said...
    Mariette I just came over from 'Savannah Granny's' blog as Victoria was/is one of my favorite magazines. I have years 1999 and 2000 of their hard cover Christmas books and would greatly appreciate a 1997 copy.

    I am a long time ago, transplanted Virginia, now living in the Great Northwest...Canada, eh! There are still things I miss about the South and you can bet your blog will find me a regular visitor. Your blog sounds very appealing and I am going to persue it since I see you just moved back from Italy and hope you tell us more about this country and Natural Healing is one of my weaknesses as are 'Historical novels' but Historical lives of Saints top the list.

    Would love to add this book to my other Victoria books and also I have most of all the Victorian magazines since its inception. I would count it as a belated 59th wedding anniversary; which by the way is tomorrow. My dear one is Canadian and he is as dear to me now as he was to me back in 1952.

    With gratitude,
    Sylvia Faye

  17. HI Mariette,
    This is a wonderful giveaway. I am a happy follower and will put your giveaway on my sidebar.
    Thank you as well for your blog friendship.

    Hugs, Celestina Marie

  18. What a wonderful giveaway it looks like a great treasure.

    Greetings Karin

  19. Hi lovely lady.
    I would love to have this book for the Holidays coming up. I do follow you sweet lady.I will put you on my sidebar also.
    xxoo Diane

  20. Hi lovely lady.
    I will also put you on my facebook page.
    XXOO Diane.

  21. Hi lovely lady.
    I will also put your button on my Blog.
    I love this book...

  22. What a wonderful giveaway Mariëtte. I already follow you here, on fb and twitter, so all I have to do is leave comments there too and sign back in here ;-) It is such a precious and lovely prize to win!

    take care

  23. inmiddels getweet en een berichtje op mijn fb gezet ;-)

  24. This looks like a lovely book ~ I am indeed a follower dearest Mariette!
    xo Catherine

  25. dear mariette
    thank you so much for visiting me and you best wishes.
    this is an amazing GA book.
    Victoria picks the best of everything for their books.
    Thank you!
    ps - I am following now!

  26. Hi Mariette,
    Would love to win this beautiful book. I am a Follower and your Giveaway button is now on my sidebar. Thanks for a chance to win.


  27. I hopped over from Celestina Marie's blog.... wow...what a wonderful giveaway....

  28. Hi, I found you from your button Tammy's Daily Treasures: one of my favorite blogs. I followed you on Twitter and GFC.


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