It’s a Giveaway!

Our very first giveaway!!

I am so thrilled to be announcing our very first NO UGLY DUCKLING giveaway!  Because of the incredible interest and response I received from all of you after I wrote my post on “How to Sew a Button,” author Erin Bried, who is also a Senior Staff Writer at SELF magazine, has generously given us a SIGNED (!) copy of her latest book, “How to Build a Fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew.”  It’s a great companion piece to “How to Sew a Button” and quite the resourceful guide full of how-to tips and sage advice from grandfathers.  My favorites include: how to strip wooden furniture, how to bounce back after failure, how to navigate office politics, how to find self-confidence, and how to write a love letter.

Here’s just a few of the glowing reviews:

“A step-by-step guide to (almost) everything the hard-working, self-sufficient Greatest Generation learned about life and living.”—Chicago Tribune

“Don’t pass up How to Build a Fire…it’s [full of] knowledge our grandfathers seem to possess in abundance – life skills that made them such stand-up guys.”—The Houston Chronicle

How To Build a Fire is fascinating, humbling and humorous.”—The Chicago Sun-Times

Now… how to win this wonderful prize?  Just like our Facebook page or become our Twitter fan by this Friday, February 4th at 5pm PST and a lucky winner will be randomly chosen!  Good luck everyone!!/Nouglyduckling


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