Happy Haul-idays!

Chronicle Books is hosting a contest where you put together a dream list of books you’d like get and you could win that list! Pretty cool, right? Check the link for more details.
So for my list:
Cake Pops by Bakerella ($19.95)
Tea & Crumpets By Margaret M. Johnson ($19.95)
Cupcake Kit: Recipes, Liners, and Decorating Tools for Making the Cutest Cupcakes Ever! By Elinor Klivans ($19.95)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation By Sam Stall ($19.95) [For my sister]
The Art of Toy Story 3 By Charles Solomon ($40)
The Art of Up By Tim Hauser ($40)
The Indiana Jones Handbook: The Complete Adventurer’s Guide By Denise Kiernan and Joseph D’Agnese ($18.95)
The Art of Finding Nemo By Mark Cotta Vaz ($40)
The Worst-Case Scenario Pocket Guide: New York City By David Borgenicht and Ben Winters ($7.95) [For my best friend]
Gnome and Garden: A Gnovelty Kit By Marcus Mennes ($15.95)
The Sock Monkey & Friends Kit: 9 Different Fun-to-Make Sock Creature Projects By Samantha Fisher and Cary Lane ($17.99)
Deep Dark Chocolate: Decadent Recipes for the Serious Chocolate Lover By Sara Perry ($18.95)
Cupcakes! By Elinor Klivans ($16.95)
The Art of Toy Story: 100 Collectible Postcards ($18.95)
The Art of Cars By Michael Wallis with Suzanne Fitzgerald Wallis ($40) [For my sister]
Life’s Too Short to Fold Fitted Sheets: Your Ultimate Guide to Domestic Liberation By Lisa Quinn ($18.95)
i am 8-bit: Art Inspired by Classic Videogames of the ’80s By Jon M. Gibson ($22.95)
Commuter Waiting Games:Things to Do While Driving, Riding, or Flying
Activities for the Impatient
By Hal Bowman ($14.95)
Cook It in a Cup!: Quick Meals and Treats Kids Can Cook in Silicone Cup By Julia Myall ($16.99)
Sweet Tooth Pack ($20.95)

That brings my total to $484.33. Not too bad, huh? Don’t forget to comment on the post! If I win, you could win too.


38 comments on “Happy Haul-idays!

  1. I had SUCH a hard time choosing between the Pixar art books. I really wanted all of them, but at $40 each that’d be a big chunk of my prize and I couldn’t justify it. (Very pragmatic, me.) They’re so lovely, though!


  2. This is my dream list! The ‘Art of’ books are A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!! You have some really fun cook books too. Good luck!!

  3. This list is awesome. The “Art of” books are A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! You also have some really fun cook books. Best of luck!

  4. ohhh… i want ‘The Art of Toy Story 3’!

  5. That’s a pretty good list! I had a hard time getting out of the art section. Here’s my list: http://exilebibliophile.blogspot.com/2010/11/chronicle-haul-iday-contest.html

  6. Two things that I love, Pixar and cooking. And your list features many books about these things. Crossing my fingers.

  7. I am dying to know what is in “Life’s Too Short to Fold Fitted Sheets”!
    I barely made it past the photography section πŸ™‚

  8. The Sock Monkey and Friends Kit would be so fun for my little monkey and I to do together. Good luck!
    Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

  9. Love your choices. This is such a fantastic giveaway!

  10. Awesome list! Would love to win for the CSI book! :o)

    Mollydedwards AT yahoo DOT com

  11. I love anything cupcake related – great books!

  12. Man! I don’t know how I missed Tea & Crumpets! Great list, good luck!

  13. Very nice list! I see some great gift potential!

  14. Great list!

    I love Chronicle – this is such a generous giveaway.

    Thanks for the entry.

    gaby317nyc at gmail.com

  15. I love your cooking selections ~ You have a great variety. Thanks for the chance to win with you.

    bamagv at aol dot com

  16. Great list of books,I’d have went totally all cookbooks,
    cupcakes,baking books. Good luck to both of us!
    barb g. directorylanesuperstore(at)gmail.com

  17. I have a lot of the Art of books on my list too. I love them. The Toy Story 3 one looks amazing.

    briheartsbooks at gmail dot com

    I have a list if you’re interested. Has some NYC and Disney/Pixar stuff too!

  18. Great list.. I especially drawn to Deep Dark Chocolate: Decadent Recipes for the Serious Chocolate Lover By Sara Perry

    ncnguyen514 [at] gmail [dot] com

  19. This is a really great list! I especially love the CSI book πŸ™‚

  20. Great list! Covers a lot of subjects!

  21. A wonderful list. Very similar–in taste–to the ones I selected See My List Here I really wish I had noticed the Indiana Jones Handbook when making my list πŸ™‚ A really delightful list–I would absolutely love to win either one.
    Teresa [AT] LadySilk [DOT] Net

  22. Lots of great picks. Happy Haul-idays and good luck! πŸ™‚ You can comment on my list here.

  23. i’m completely loving your list! here’s hoping we both win!

    k_sunshine1977 at yahoo dot com

  24. I think that Cake Pops book looks so cute! I’ve seen it on a lot of lists πŸ™‚

  25. Love the list!

  26. great list! good luck to you!

  27. Um please please PLEASE win. Wow I seriously think I would cry if I won all these books!


  28. great list! best of luck!

  29. Life’s Too Short to Fold Fitted Sheets — what a great title!

    situationswhereyoumayneedit at gmail dot com

  30. Fun list! Hopefully, Santa will make our book dreams come true this holiday season! πŸ™‚

  31. What a great list of books!


  32. Good selection of titles. Good luck to both of us. And Thank You to Chronicle Books.

    jcamp2020 at aol dot com

  33. great list! good luck to both of us!

  34. Fabulous choices, especially the cupcake books!

  35. Great list of books! Let’s win!

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