Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Welcome Growing Real Readers! (Giveaway #3)

If you are here from Growing Real, thank you for stopping by! I apologize for the extra steps you had to take to enter this giveaway, but I'm excited to share it with you as well as my regular Joy Ever After readers. If you are a Joy Ever After reader looking for today's devotional, please check back next Wednesday!

When I first heard of Tropcial Traditions' coconut oil, I admit I was a little skeptical. I'm not a big fan of coconut, but that stems from the fact that I had never tasted it except highly processed and sweetened in desserts. First of all, a little history/science lesson about how it was discovered (after all, I am a home schooling mama!):


Because of my aversion to coconut, when I first ordered from Tropical Traditions, I purchased the Expeller-Pressed Coconut Oil because it was guaranteed to have no coconut smell or taste. I don't use any other oil to fry now. I have used it to fry fish, potatoes and eggs and could tell no difference in taste or texture from any other oil I've used.

When Tropical Traditions offered me a sample of the Virgin Coconut Oil to try, I gladly accepted. When I opened up the jar, the coconut scent was not over-powering at all. It has a delicate scent and, as I used it, a delicate flavor as well. I have used it and loved it in granola, blueberry pancakes and baked oatmeal. I haven't made any desserts for awhile, but I can't wait to try it in other baked goods as well!

I've only used both oils in recipes that were already family favorites, but Tropical Traditions has a whole site of tested recipes in which to use their coconut products. Check it out here.

Still not convinced? Why not try it out? If you purchase coconut oil through one of the links in this e-mail, Tropical Traditions will include a copy of their Virgin Coconut Oil book with your order absolutely free.

BUT WAIT! Tropical Traditions is giving away one quart of their excellent coconut oil to one of my readers.

To Enter (Mandatory): Leave a comment on this post telling us what Tropical Traditions product interests you the most.

For Bonus Entries--LOTS of opportunities:

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The giveaway will be open until 9:00 P.M.  on Saturday, September 16. Winner will be announced the following Monday. If you are chosen, you will have one week from that day to claim your prize.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Disclaimer: Tropical Traditions provided me with a free sample of this product to review, and I was under no obligation to review it if I so chose.  Nor was I under any obligation to write a positive review in return for the free product.

32 comments:

  1. I would love to try tropical traditions coconut cream concentrate. It looks and sounds like coconut butter which I love

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  2. I am subscribed to TT newsletter

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  3. I am most interested in the Expeller-Pressed Coconut Oil!

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  5. I follow you on Twitter (@ContentedAtHome)

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  6. I am subscribed via RSS to Growing Real

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  7. Like Joy Ever After on FB! :-)

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  8. The coconut flour looks great.

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  9. I subscribe to tt newsletter

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  10. I think I'd like to read up on raw honey and try that. I watched the video on grass fed beef and am happy to see we are ahead of the game on that score..we raise our own beef, but we sure are selling for peanuts compaired to what that site gets for it...will have to rethink sales.

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  11. I am getting ready to go through my first "cold" winter after moving from Central California to NW Montana, so I would love to get the Tea Tree Oil Lip Moisturizer!

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  12. Liked Tropical Traditions on Facebook,

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  13. Followed Tropical Traditions on Twitter jcompton83

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  14. Subscribed to Growing Real country_mom at live .com

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  15. Follow Growing Real on Twitter jcompton83

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  16. I would like to try the Shredded Coconut!
    Kerriekg@yahoo.com

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  17. I Subscribe to Tropical Traditions' newsletter :)
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  18. I like Tropical Traditions on Facebook
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  19. I follow you on Twitter @36momma
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  20. I'd like to try their raw honey.

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  21. Megan McGowan ParsonsSeptember 15, 2011 at 9:40 PM

    I really like the Organic Skin Exfoliators

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  22. Megan McGowan ParsonsSeptember 15, 2011 at 9:43 PM

    I Like Tropical Traditions on FB

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  23. Megan McGowan ParsonsSeptember 15, 2011 at 9:44 PM

    I Like Growing Real on Facebook

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  24. Megan McGowan ParsonsSeptember 15, 2011 at 9:45 PM

    I Like Joy Ever After on Facebook

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  25. I really like using Coconut Oil and that would be my pick.
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  26. I receive the Tropical Traditions Newsletter.
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  27. I like the pump hand soap, the bar soaps and lip tubes
    pat
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