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Mommy Hates Cooking ebook Giveaway

Giveaway Closed: The winner is Wendy.ย I love the name of her site!! I used to hate cooking as well, and now it is one of my favorite pastimes. Wendy I sent you an email.

Thanks for entering everyone.


I have talked about menu planning since I first started this site. It is something I have done for years and something I think is important for saving money and saving time. I would go crazy without a menu plan.

When Kristy from Mommy Hates Cooking contacted me about giving away her new ebook, I knew it was a great fit for my readers. What I love about this book is that it makes menu planning easy for the beginner.

Kristy is a young, busy, mom. She is someone who never used to cook, but is learning to really enjoy it. She has learned the importance of menu planning. She has made it work for her and she is now sharing her tips with others.

Kristy is offering aย $2.00 off code for her ebook to my readers. Just enter LYNNSKITCHEN in the ‘discount code’ when checking out.

But not only is Kristy offering a discount for my readers, she is giving away one copy of her ebook to one of my readers.

To enter: All you need to do is leave me a comment. That is it!

Giveaway ends Thursday October 13th.

If you are reading this by email you must click through to this post. Replying to the email does not count as an entry.

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  1. I just visited mommy hates cooking! I have a mr picky too…. Makes meal prep frustrating especially after work when everyone wants to eat pronto! Meal planning w easy recipes are the ticket. Thanks for allbof the ideas!!!!

  2. I would love a chance to win, I can use all the help I can get for meal planning

  3. Colleen M. says

    I think this is something that I could really benefit from since meal planning is not one of my strengths.

  4. I would love this book. I just can’t get the hang of menu planning. Thanks.

  5. WOW! This is exactly what I need to transition from being a WOHM to a SAHM. I’m still learning to embrace my new role.

    Thanks, Lynn!

  6. knmkendall says

    Thank you for this giveaway! I would love to have this book!!

  7. Ive hit a total brick wall when it comes to menu planning. And then no motivation to carry through with whatever I do scrape together. I need help!!

  8. Thank you for the giveaway. I might just have to buy this if I don’t win the copy!

  9. Would love some help in learning how to better plan my meals!

  10. I am always looking for new ways to make meals better! Whether its new recipes, kitchen tips, or planning ideas!

  11. I am for sure a busy mommy who hates to cook. Menu planning is something I really want to do, I know it would make life easier, it’s just so overwhelming.

  12. I could use this….I’ve been married for 5 years and still dread trying what to fix for supper. I don’t mind the actual baking/cooking, just the figuring out what to make.

  13. this book would be invaluable to those who are new to the cooking world ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. I am still working on the meal planning aspect….thanks for all you do and for having great giveaways!

  15. I love Mommy Hates Cooking! I would love to win her cookbook!

  16. I’ve been trying to do a little menu planning but it’s been hit or miss the past few weeks. On weeks the menu is planned out, it sure does make life easier! ;0)

  17. Cheryl Brown says

    I love to cook but hate to plan!

  18. I love the idea of menu planning, but just can’t seem to make it happen! Help!

  19. This would be great for me because I have gotten away from menu planning, which has resulted in us eating out TOO much!! Thanks for offering this!

  20. I would LOVE to win this!! Thanks for the entry! ๐Ÿ™‚

  21. I’ve battled so long with the commitment and discipline of weekly meal planning. I just can’t stay consistent! With 3 kids under the age of 5 — and all 3 being picky, I need hellllpppp!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  22. I would love to win this. I need to start planning ahead.

  23. Kristin Dodson says

    hi! i found these 2 AWESOME sites (Mommy Hates Cooking & Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures) this weekend and cannot wait to get planning and preparing!! great stuff ladies!!!

  24. Meal planning has changed our family’s budget. We stick to the budget now without going over.

  25. Natalie Q. says

    I love the title! I have started and stopped menu planning a dozen times because I could never get in the routine. Maybe it’s time to try again.

  26. ProlifeMum says

    WOW!!! Can’t believe this. Having 7 children I have never made a meal plan. Just always ran to the grocery store everyday to pick up whatever was needed to make dinner(after taking all day to decide”what should er have for dinner”). I really hate this. My new plan is to try a weekly meal plan. Thanks so much for making me decide to finally try this. Wish me luck!!!!

  27. I am terrible at meal planning. I do it, but it always seems painful.

  28. boy can i relate to that title. Sounds like exactly where im…

  29. Thanks for the opportunity! This would be such a valuable resource to have.

  30. I love your website and so enjoy receiving your email updates! Thanks for entering me in the give away for the free ebook.

  31. We just started meal planning this month. I need all the help I can get!

  32. wow thats nice i can sure use it, my hubby is so picky when it comes to food, i dont know what to make no more

  33. Oh yes, I would love to win this! ๐Ÿ™‚

  34. I actually really do love cooking, but I *hate* planning! With 2 kids, when I don’t plan, we end up eating take-out way too often!!

  35. Debbie Smith says

    I used to like cooking before I went back to school. I would love a book that made it sort of enjoyable again without trapping me in the kitchen all day.

  36. Kristy Pippins says

    Not only do I want to win this, I sooo need to win it!!
    Thanks for the opportunity!

  37. I never learned to cook and I married a man who is extremely picky. We’ve eaten at home probably 3 times in the past year. I’m tired of going out to eat for every meal. I need help – and this book seems like a step in the right direction for me. (Now I just need to work on the picky hubby!)

  38. I would love to have this book!!

  39. I LOVE the title!! There are days that I love to cook & days I really do hate it. The worst days are when I have no plan & no ideas…

  40. I too have a picky eater and love to check out Mommy Hates Cooking for ideas…this book would be a great blessing in my house…

  41. Would love this book with 3 kids it is hard to fix something everyone likes and will eat my youngest two are picky. Thanks

  42. OH MY GOODNESS! What an awesome ebook to have. Who doesn’t want to win this? Thanks for giving us a chance to win the book. Sure hope I can be the winner but if not, I will be happy for the person chosen for they will have such a great gift to have. Many thanks! Much appreciation!

  43. I would love to win! I cook nearly every meal but could really use some tips for menu planning!

  44. I used to plan menus, but stopped after my income went up. Now that it’s back down again, I REALLY need some inspiration!

  45. rachel daniels says

    I would love the chance to have this…. I have ‘issues’ with always fixing the same things… Need some more variety/ideas… ๐Ÿ™‚

  46. make my day and my kiddos happy, pick me!!!!!


  48. Jennifer Jones says

    I feel like I always make the same thing over and over again. Menuplanning would definitely help me switch things up a bit!

  49. I’d love to win this cookbook! Thanks to the author!

  50. I wish I was organized enough to plan meals ahead of time instead of flying by the seat of my pants all the time. I’m so busy it would make my life easier.

  51. Meal planning is not my strong suit. Would love to win a copy!

  52. I tried to start the C25K program, even have the app on my phone. I got stuck at basically step one. Good shoes. My tennis shoes/sneakers are several years old and are technically light hikers from Merrell. My New Balance cross trainers don’t fit with my orthotics and right now we don’t have the money to get a really good pair of running shoes. I have loved running in the past, even lettered in cross country. I hope to be able to start this program before the snow settles in here in Colorado Springs!

    And I would LOVE to win this book!! I am just getting back in the habit of cooking again and really need the menu plan system to help our budget and my scatter brain!!

  53. I love to cook, or should I say I used to but after having a child and cooking 3x per day, I am starting to dread meal planning. Would look forward to the tips this mom offers.

  54. Would love to win the ebook since I could really use some pointer on this area!!!!can’t stand to cook but my family can’t starve either!!

  55. I’d love the chance to win – I really struggle with menu planning, but I do like to cook!

  56. would love to try this book!!

  57. Larry Currie says

    I’m a single dad who raised my son alone for several years. He has graduated and has moved away. He’d rather visit his mom now because I’m not a very good cook. The only thing he likes is when I grill hamburgers or chicken. Your ebook would help bring David home.

  58. Oooooh! I need this! We just re-did our budget, and I’ve been failing miserably in the grocery/meal-planning dept.

  59. Caroline Bock says

    I would also go crazy without a menu plan. Looks like a good cookbook. Hope I win!

  60. Would love to win the book! Thank you!

  61. What a fun book…

  62. Lori McCleskey says

    I hate menu planning – don’t mind cooking if I know ahead of time what I’m going to cook, but the planning part, trying to figure out what I want and my family wants is the hard part.

  63. Dealing with breast cancer, chemotherapy and (soon) surgery and radiation right now. Keeping meals on the table seems like a major victory and this ebook would probably help! I have a couple teens who help do some cooking, too.

  64. I would love to learn to enjoy cooking and be more organized in the kitchen!

  65. What a great giveaway! I need to check out that book!

  66. This mommy hates cooking too. I’ll take all the help I can get. This book looks great!

  67. Kelly Garay says

    With a family of 8 and only one income, I’m really trying to plan my meals in an effort to spend less on groceries. It would be great to have a more organized way to do it.

  68. Karyn Hostetter says

    I would love to win this.
    [email protected]

  69. i would love to win this ebook! thank you for the opportunity! ๐Ÿ™‚

  70. I’d love to win. Fingers crossed for me ๐Ÿ™‚

  71. This looks great! I’d love to be more organized in the kitchen!

  72. I always menu plan and this would be wonderful to have!

  73. Holly Banff says

    I would love to win this book!! Thanks!

  74. This is perfect for me…i have tried and tried to do menu planning but i never seem to actually follow through with them…ugh! I need help, lol.

  75. Would be very excited to win this cookbook, since our busy schedule has resulted in Kraft MAC & cheese and chicken nuggets- yuck!!!

  76. My family and I desperately need this, good luck to everyone ๐Ÿ™‚

  77. Never heard of her. Definitely going to check her out right now. This would be SUPER helpful for my busy busy life!!

  78. Fixin’ to be a SAHM soon, need all the help I can get for cooking!

  79. Sounds like a great book

  80. I would love a chance to win!! Thank you!

    God Bless

  81. Thank you so much for the chance to win! Also thank you for the code for the $2 off!

  82. This sounds like a great book!

  83. Would love something that made cooking easier. This year I am homeschooling 2, taking 1 to pre-k, and a newborn…. life is supper busy and I love to make sure we eat supper together ๐Ÿ™‚

  84. I would LOVE to win this e-book, not just for me, but also for my daughter, who is a new mom! Thank you so very much for your site! I enjoy it daily! God bless!

  85. I love your weekly menu planning and would love to win this book!

  86. Heather Sancken says

    I am an avid meal planner, but would LOVE to know how to make it simpler! I get overwhelmed by the number of recipes I have (I’m also an avid cookbook reader and collector). I hope I win!! :o)

  87. This sounds like a great book!

  88. i am so gonna win this book……hubby is military and works ungodly hours, I work fulltime as a hat designer and sewer, 3 wonderful kids ages 12,13,18 plus the 18 yr olds other half…..they all play sports,ski,hang with freinds etc….. anything to help me save a few minutes out of my day…..then maybe I can have a few minutes to myself…..

  89. This is a perfect book for me! I do not enjoy cooking and have been wanting to do meal planning so that I don’t have to think about what to cook every day! Thanks for the giveaway!

  90. Jan Alexander says

    I’m about to start keeping my 3 grandchildren and this would surly help.

  91. I would love a copy! With 3 kids a job and going back to school myself I need all the planning I can get!

  92. I would love this! I have a group of about 6 women from my neighborhood that are getting together to try and do meal planning. Thank you for considering me!

  93. I sure need something like this. The hardest part of cooking is knowing what to cook..and having the meat thawed out.

  94. Darleen Creath says

    I would like to win this for my daughter who about to have baby #5 (due early Nov.) & is struggling w/ meals!

  95. What a great idea for a book!

  96. I agree that meal planning is far worse than actually doing the cooking. Anything that helps is a blessing!

  97. This would be awesome!!

  98. KayLee Ireton says

    Menu planning…we have a love hate relationship! ๐Ÿ˜‰
    I really don’t know what I’d do w/o a monthly meal plan!

  99. Being a Marine Corps wife on Recruiting Duty has its challenges when it comes to dinner. I use to LOOOOOOVE to cook and the last two years have just ruined it for me. I struggle to think of things that I can have ready ahead of time so all he has to do is warm it up when he gets home after 10pm every night. I would love to be able to plan it out because fast food is not only killing our budget, but also our waistline.

  100. I’d love to win!!! I’m always wanting to make new recipes for my family.

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