Up for grabs: All You magazine plus cookbook.

This week’s giveaway is a six-month subscription to All You magazine, which thrifty types love for its numerous coupons and its life hacks.

Oh, and its recipes. Can’t forget those, which is why I’m throwing in a copy of All You’s new “Eat Well, Save Big” cookbook.

And if you’re not the winner? You can take advantage of a $6 subscription deal.

The book boasts 84 easy-to-fix meals that cost less than $2.50 per serving. Sometimes a lot less, as in the Lemon-Herb Chicken Thighs (73 cents) or the 91-cent Chicken Piccata.

Reading the recipe index made me hungry: Balsamic-Marinated Flank Steak, Chicken Thighs with Spicy Peanut Sauce, Lamb Chops with Tahini Sauce, Cider-Braised Pork Medallions, Pasta Carbonara Frittata, Chili-Lime Pork Tenderloin, Coconut Shrimp and Rice…

But tell younger and/or pickier eaters not to worry, since the book also has recipes for dishes meat loaf, tuna casserole and “Fish Stick Tacos.”

You can have the subscription and/or the cookbook sent to someone else as a gift if you choose. (Newlyweds? A recent graduate? A family about to shift to one income?)

All You is currently running a subscription special via affiliate blogs: six months for $6. So if next week you find that the random number generator didn’t pick you, look for the ad (“Get All You for just $1”) to the right of this post. That $6 deal is available through Jan. 31.

Incidentally, I’m mentioned in the current issue, under “Coupon Etiquette: The Rules.” My advice has been featured in All You on a couple of other occasions but this is the first time they used a photo. Not that I’ve been recognized at the bus stop or anything.

To enter:

If you do any (or all!) of these things, please leave separate, additional comments to get credit for each entry.

The deadline is 9 p.m. PST Monday, Jan. 23.

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  1. Karina House

    I’d love to try “All You” – especially on you!

  2. Karina House

    I follow you on FB.

  3. Pick me! Pick me! πŸ™‚

  4. I already subscribe to your RSS feed. Thanks!

  5. Looks like a good book/magazine to have!

  6. subscribed to RSS feed

  7. Food, coupons, and life hacks–I could do with all three!

  8. I follow you on FB

  9. Vicky Fox

    This would be great to win!

  10. Oy, I just ordered a subscription. Well, another one couldn’t hurt. πŸ™‚ Or I could always be nice and send it to a friend of mine. πŸ™‚

  11. Vicky Fox

    I subscribe via e-mail

  12. Ooh! And I facebookstalk you.

  13. And I follow you on Twitter!

  14. Vicky Fox

    Allie, that’s hilarious:) I’d still like to win though:)

  15. Vicky Fox

    I also follow via Facebook:)

  16. maureen g.

    I would love to win this! My subscription just ran out!!!

  17. Christina Persaud

    YAH! I love cookbooks!! πŸ™‚

  18. Thanks for the giveaway!

  19. Ooooooooh!!!

  20. Barb in Phx

    Would love to win this for a young couple I know!

  21. Barb in Phx

    I subscribe via RSS. Your posts have taught (and saved!) me so much.

  22. I have always wanted All You but have been too frugal to subscribe. Please pick me, random number generator!

  23. I subscribe via Rss feed

  24. I follow you on Twitter

  25. Elizabeth

    Fabulous! And, congrats on being featured in the magazine!

  26. Elizabeth

    I subscribe via email.

  27. Would it be super cheesy to say that I would love to try All You on You?! Oh well…said it anyway! lol

  28. It sounds like a great magazine. What a nice give away.

  29. KimberlyHMN

    This would be awesome to win!

  30. KimberlyHMN

    I follow on FB!

  31. KimberlyHMN

    And subscribe to the RSS!

  32. I’d love to try this mag!

  33. I’m an RSS subscriber

  34. subscribed via FB

  35. I would like to enter this contest.

  36. I follow via email.
    What is barcode decoding?

    • Donna Freedman

      @Practical Parsimony: Barcode decoding is figuring out whether a coupon will work for a product that is not pictured (and in fact might be a completely different product from the same manufacturer) and using it that way.

  37. Harry Martin

    Thanks for explaining bar decoding — some people have way too much time on their hands

  38. Harry Martin

    I subscribe via email

  39. Harry Martin

    I follow you on Facebook

  40. Shannon Bennett

    I seriously want this! I’ve never read All You but hear the coupons alone are worth it. And that cookbook??!! aweSOME!

  41. Shannon Bennett

    i also follow you in facebook πŸ™‚

  42. Shannon Bennett

    and i get your emails πŸ™‚

  43. Nicole G

    I’ve read great things about All You. I hope I win.

  44. Nicole G

    I subscribe to your emails.

  45. I subscribe via e-mail. Winning this would be a great way to end the week!

  46. Coupons and glossy pictures of food… Definitely sign me up to win “All You”

  47. Via e-mail, I follow both you and your daughter’s “I Pick Up Pennies.”

  48. I love All You Magazine! It usually has good high value coupons in it and the articles are helpful! Would love to win!

  49. I would love the cookbook.

  50. I won a copy of All You on the Bargain Babe site and never received it. Would sure like another chance.

  51. Sounds like a great giveaway, count me in!

  52. Lisa Under the Redwoods

    I would liketo be entered in this drawing. Thank you!

  53. Fernanda

    I would love to win!! Thank you.

  54. Count me in (if Canadian can enter). I followed the link and read your comment about decoding barcodes. I just learned about this practice yesterday (no interest in trying it!). It does seem like fraud to me – I’m surprised people are doing it/getting away with it.

  55. Also follow you by email.

  56. Would love to win this!

  57. I subscribe in Google reader.

  58. I follow you on twitter.

  59. Yay! I almost don’t want to wait until Monday to subscribe now…

  60. Would love this! Thanks!

  61. Jennifer

    I ‘d love this for the newlyweds in our family.

  62. i love all you magazine! thanks for the chance!

  63. i follow you by rss

  64. i like you on facebook and follow on twitter @oshkoshbgosh123

  65. ImJuniperNow

    Yeah – It’s All Meeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

  66. Would love to win. Great magazine! Thanks.

  67. I subscribe via email.

  68. I follow you on Facebook.

  69. Cindy CF

    Great giveaway. Thanks.

  70. Enter me, please! And thank you for the chance to win!

  71. I would love to win this!

  72. I also subscribe via email!

  73. And I follow you on FB!

  74. Caroljean

    I would love to win the book.

  75. Caroljean

    I follow you by e-mail would really like to win.

  76. Michelle

    Count me in! Would love to win this, thanks!

  77. This sounds like a neat lil’ magazine…would love to give it a read for free!

  78. Gayle K Brohimer

    I would love to earn the opportunity to win this!!! TYVM!!!

  79. I love coupons and I love to cook. What a wonderful giveaway. Thank you!

  80. I subscribe via email.

  81. I follow on twitter (moeyshay)

  82. I love the All You magazine!

  83. I follow your RSS feed. Thanks for the giveaway!

  84. great magazine

  85. I follow you by e-mail.

  86. About bar code decoding. Ha! I thought that was was finding out where a product was manufactured and all that good stuff. If each product does not have a unique barcode, then I wonder why not, since I thought that was the purpose of the codes.

    Thanks for informing me. I had never heard of this.

  87. I’d like to win!!

  88. would love to win!

  89. I love following you and your works!

  90. I think my daughter would especially like the cook book. Thank you for the giveaway.

  91. I follow your posts via RSS.

  92. Oh Random Number Generator PLEASE pick me!!!!

  93. I would love to win this; my subscription ran out and I’m cheap. πŸ™‚

  94. I subscribe to the RSS feed.

  95. I’d love to enter! Thank you! I always love reading your stories on MSN, and recently started reading them on here. I’m addicted now.

  96. First time to your blog; I usually read your stuff on MSN money. I like your site; thanks for your hard work!

  97. Thanks for the chance

  98. email subscriber

  99. facebook fans

  100. I would love to win this, we cook almost all meals at home.

  101. Free “All You!” I’m In! Thanks for the great giveaway.

  102. Not to be gauche, but I subscribe through RSS. Thanks.

  103. Now I’m a facebook fan too.

  104. I would love to get the cookbook and All You subscription!

  105. I subscribe by RSS.

  106. I”m leaving a comment. πŸ™‚

  107. I subscribe by RSS.

  108. I an a twitter follower and would love to win the magazine subscription. Thank you!

  109. Alissa A

    I’m an email subscriber. captainliss(at)gmail(dot)com

  110. Marcia Carli

    I love magazines and cookbooks!

  111. Marcia Carli

    I follow you on facebook.

  112. Marcia Carli

    I follow you on Twitter tho I am a bad Twitter person.

  113. dee coye

    love to win subscription. follow on facebook and email.

  114. Way to be quoted!

  115. I would love to win this as I’m cooking more at home. I love your blog! Keep up the great work!

  116. Dawn Stewart

    I’d like to be entered, I love All You! Thanks πŸ™‚

  117. Dawn Stewart

    I am now subscribing to your blog!

  118. Dawn Stewart

    I’ve liked you on Facebook too πŸ™‚ By the way, I first found your blog from your All You magazine piece.


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