Giveaway: Treat your feet.

In most of the country — not here — summer means sandals and flip-flops. We’ve still got a month or more of naked toes.  That’s why you need this week’s giveaway.

It’s a kit from The Body Shop that contains almond-oil hand and nail cream, nail clippers and half a dozen nail files, packaged in a neat little carry-all that’s cloth on the inside and bamboo on the outside.

The whole thing folds up to be about the size and shape of a No. 10 envelope. Once you’ve used up the contents, the kit would be a good way to package cosmetics or toiletries for a weekend trip.

I wish I had a photo, but my staff photographer is indisposed. (Translation: My niece, who has been taking pictures for me, is out of town.)

Full disclosure: Technically it’s a manicure kit. But perception is reality, and since I initially perceived it to be a pedicure kit, then it is a pedicure kit, right?

No matter what you call it, it’s free to the person whom the random number generator loves this week.

To enter:

If you do any (or all!) of these things, please leave an additional comment for each entry so that you’ll be fairly counted.

The deadline is 9 p.m. PDT Monday, Aug. 2.

And can anyone tell me how it got to be almost-August?

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  1. I have been following you from almost the beginning and absolutely love your story.

  2. lostAnnfound

    Please enter me. My feet could definitely use some summer pampering! Thank you!

  3. Elizabeth

    Ditto to lostAnnfound’s comment! 🙂 I love the variety of your giveaways.

  4. Elizabeth

    I subscribe via email.

  5. Thanks for having such an awesome blog =)

  6. I subscribe via RSS

  7. Susanne Nielsen

    Me feets would love it. 🙂

  8. Coupon Ninja

    Huzzah for good summer feet!

  9. Susanne Nielsen

    AND, I subscribe, too.

  10. How delightful…from chocolate to pedicure cream, your give-a-ways pamper us from head to toe. Thanks for the creativity.

  11. My feet need this, but my first reaction is, “Who cares about you!? You’ll always be feet!” Then again, I don’t want to have gross cracked feet with fungus-ridden toe nails. So count me in. Dangit.

  12. Katherine

    Please enter me, I could use a nice pedicure. 🙂

  13. Please enter my name in the drawing. I follow you via RSS.

  14. I would love some feet pampering!

  15. Cheryl

    I live in Florida, where toes are exposed a lot more than just summer months, this would get much use!! Thank you!!

  16. Deedee

    What a fun gift!

  17. Sounds awesome!

  18. I subscribe to the site.

  19. And I’m a fan on Facebook and follow you on Twitter! (This should count as two separate entries! ;))

  20. Nice Gift, Donna! Thank you!

  21. My feet could really use some love. Great giveaway.

  22. I would love some pampering too.

  23. Donna, I think your on the right track. Tracking expenses can be tedious and boring, but it does give you a much clearer picture of what can be cut. You have already defined what is a priority to you and that is a big step in and of itself. Keep plugging. Love your articles!!

  24. Come on random number generator, smile on my feet!

  25. July just flew right by!

  26. Random number generator, tell me you love me this week.

  27. I follow you on Facebook.

  28. Julie R

    Thank you for the opportunity to win this – I need a new manicure kit!

  29. Rochelle

    I love your blog, columns and pedicures…

  30. Mary Kay

    I so need a pedicure….

  31. Again – I feel lucky!

  32. Carol the long winded

    yay! I just scraped all the yuck off my feet last night.

  33. Carol the long winded

    And I follow you on facebook

  34. OMG! I want that!

    Also, I’d love to know how you’re getting all the goodies to give away. Have never done a giveaway because I don’t know where to get the loot to hand out.

  35. sandra j

    Love to win this!

  36. sandra j

    I subscribe by email too!

  37. Our family’s poor feet could use the loving…I beat mine up badly by going barefoot as much as possible all summer. (Poor babies.)

  38. And yes, I subscribe to you, as well…

  39. …and follow you on Facebook.

  40. Susan Morgan

    Wow! So many comments! Yet my feet are so deserving! Tired, not ready for prime time toesies!

  41. Jeanne

    My toes need a treat before school starts!

  42. Dear Donna, I recently discovered your site and was especially moved by your post on “Giving” (or maybe better put, on how to ‘receive’). It was the most moving article I’ve read in a long time, and one which for me, was very timely.
    Thanks for your warm, witty insight into everyday living.
    Best regards, Peggy

  43. Tracy Stone

    Love The Body Shop and would love the manicure/pedicure set!

  44. Tracy Stone

    I subscribe by e-mail…

  45. Catseye

    I’d like that manicure/pedicure set. Send it on!
    About budgets, I don’t have a set budget and don’t use financial software. I keep that stuff in my head too. I tried to set up a budget a few times in my 20’s and 30’s, but they didn’t stick. They just seemed too arbitrary and plain old boring.
    I’ve found the best way to save money/hold onto it is to not blow it on useless crap. Just eating in instead of out and bringing my lunch to work twice a week has really helped me breathe easier during this recession. And reading PF blogs helps a lot too!

  46. what an awesome giveaway!!

  47. i subscribe through rss AND email! 😉

  48. i’m following you on twitter! [oshkoshbgosh123]

  49. I live in AZ and our feet are on display pretty much year-round!

  50. Thanks for the chance for pretty tootsies!

  51. I follow you on facebook, too! Thanks again for the chance for goodies!

  52. abcegc

    Thanks for the contest.

  53. abcegc

    I subscribe by email.

  54. abcegc

    I follow you on FB under a diff name.

  55. I’m hoping the random generator loves me this week. Good giveaway, Donna.

  56. susan steiner

    dear random number generator, please, pretty please …
    Donna, thanks for the great givaways!

  57. I follow you! Or is it stalk?

  58. And I Subscribe via e-mail!

  59. I sure could use it! Thank you!

  60. My bitten up nails could use some love! Thanks for the giveaway.

  61. Josephine

    RSS, yay!

  62. Lioness

    I RSS you!

  63. I love nail stuff! I could use some.

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