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March 5, 2010

Learn A Mid-Century Lesson- 1950’s Children’s Textbook Giveaway!

Hey everyone! I was out thrifting the other day when I picked up a copy of the cute vintage textbook, Macmillan Science Life 2.  Now, most of you have been laughing along with the lessons I have been featuring out of Health, Science, Life 1, so I thought this fun book would be a great giveaway!

And this serves two purposes.  One, I get to treat a lucky reader to a fun book.  Two, we get to have a belated celebration of my one year blogiversary! That’s right, I have been typing away for over a year now, and so far people are still hanging around reading it.  Thanks, guys.  I love all the friends I have made online and all the great support you guys give.

Ok, to make this giveaway easy on everyone, it will be real simple.  Leave a comment, and you will be entered in the giveaway.  If you want to be entered a second time, blog about the giveaway or put it on Facebook or Twitter. Then come back and leave another comment about it with a link or tell us where to find it, and you will be entered again!  The max number of entries per person is three. Next Thursday, March 11th at midnight I will use Random.org to pick a winner. Pretty simple, huh?

Oh, and here is a sneak peek of the book you are trying to win:

I love this book!  It is almost brand new, I go so excited when I found it.  It has excellent illustrations, too, and most of the people even have eyes.  What a bargain!

So, have fun guys, and the winner will be announced next Friday, March 12th!  Good Luck! 

“Oh my God, have you heard about the giveaway at No Pattern Required?”

“A giveaway, shut up! I love that blog!”

“No, you shut up!”


“All you kids shut up! I’ve got to get online and enter!”

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9 Responses to Learn A Mid-Century Lesson- 1950’s Children’s Textbook Giveaway!

  1. Sara in AZ Reply

    March 5, 2010 at 12:01 pm

    OMG! Do the kids actually have eyes in this book??? 🙂 Cute book though! Annnnnd Happy Anniversary Ruth, love your blog girl!

  2. Annie B. Reply

    March 5, 2010 at 12:21 pm

    Happy Anniversary, Ruth! So glad I’ve found you. Always the grandest fun at NPR!

    This cool book would look great sitting beside “My Friend the Atom” in my mid-century collection. The kids have eyes???
    Impressive!! And it’s LARGE TYPE to boot!
    One sweet deal!

  3. Paulette Reply

    March 5, 2010 at 1:09 pm

    What a cool book! Love your dialog at the end of the post. 🙂 Happy Blog Anniversary!

  4. Andrea Reply

    March 5, 2010 at 1:57 pm

    Oh that book is too cute, I’d love to add it to my collection.

    And congrats on your Blog-iversary! Your blog is without a doubt one of my favourites!

  5. kelly Reply

    March 5, 2010 at 2:29 pm

    She did NOT tell those kids to shut up! Good for her! 🙂

    How fantastic! Happy Anniversary! I check your blog every morning. It’s the cat’s meow!

  6. Wendy Reply

    March 6, 2010 at 9:05 am

    I’d love to read this book with my grandson, whose curiosity about the world lifts me up. Thanks for putting this gem on giveaway.

  7. sablemable Reply

    March 6, 2010 at 12:09 pm

    Happy Blog-a-versary, Ruth!

    LOL, Annie! I remember “My Friend the Atom” book!

  8. Diana Reply

    March 6, 2010 at 11:03 pm

    Awww, it looks like a cute book!
    Happy Anniversary!

  9. hibiki Reply

    March 11, 2010 at 6:19 pm

    Happy Anniversary!!
    i’m from hong kong and i have been stalking your blog for a while,

    i have tried some of the mid-century recipe you post and i love it very,very much,
    like the chocolate fudge pudding,
    the recipe can leave out the butter for rubbing the pan,
    i try it few times with no butter at all and it still easy to clean.

    please keep on the good work,
    it’s fun reading your blog and i really enjoy it ^^

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