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Folgers Fresh Break Giveaway

folgers giveawayThere is about an hour most afternoons where my house is quiet and – wait for it – I get to sit down and read. I make myself a cup of coffee and grab my beloved Paperwhite and pick up where I left off.

It is blissful. Heavenly. And keeps me sane.

I know that during that time I should be doing laundry, catching up on email, or cleaning something, but I think that taking some time for yourself every day is really important. Taking a break helps me focus and when the school bus pulls up, I am ready to face an afternoon of homework and practice of some sort. It usually involves a ball and more laundry.

Now that spring sports have started again, I spend a lot of time in the car and sitting on benches. The same thing that keeps me sane on those afternoons is what gets me through spring sports. Coffee and my Kindle. When I am running out the door, I grab a travel mug, fill it with Folger’s Fresh Breaks, and go. I know that you coffee lovers might be judging my instant cofffee, but give it a chance. It has really come a long way. (I also love to have some in my house to use in a recipe when I am baking and don’t want to make a fresh pot.) Want to give it a try?

Head on over Folgers.com and their Facebook page to win free samples!

Enter to win (1) On-The-Go Gift Pack (ARV: $200):
·         Amazon Kindle
·         Travel Mug
·         Red Tote Bag
·         Folgers Fresh Breaks Breakfast Blend (Mild Roast), Columbian (Medium-Dark Roast) and Black Silk (Dark Roast) varieties
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  1. Rebecca Lovell

    April 3rd, 2013 at 12:04 pm

    I think my favorite book is David Baldacci’s The Camel Club. I LOVE to read, and I love Folgers!!!

  2. Erin

    April 3rd, 2013 at 12:07 pm

    Time Traveler’s Wife

  3. Thioni

    April 3rd, 2013 at 12:24 pm

    Of Human Bondage. A little slow to start but lovely.

  4. Meagan @ A Zesty Bite

    April 3rd, 2013 at 12:26 pm

    I love anything by James Patterson.

  5. Melissa

    April 3rd, 2013 at 12:29 pm

    My favorite book that I’ve read recently is Still Missing by Chevy Stevens.

  6. Heather Hicks

    April 3rd, 2013 at 12:32 pm

    I love Gone With the Wind

  7. Dominique

    April 3rd, 2013 at 12:38 pm

    I’m currently reading The Girl’s Guide to Love and Supper Clubs… I think that my favorite books are those by Stieg Larsson.

  8. cristin

    April 3rd, 2013 at 12:40 pm

    Reading be the mom right now…hard to read with two little ones. A kindle could help that cause !

  9. Zainab

    April 3rd, 2013 at 12:50 pm

    Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

  10. Priscilla

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:07 pm

    Game of Thrones series!!

  11. Eve H

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:08 pm

    “Eat,pray, love”

  12. Joey-Lynn Matsuura

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    Pretty much anything by James Patterson, I especially love his Alex Cross series!

  13. Maeghan

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:11 pm

    I would love to start reading again but when I have a moment I don’t have the book! My fav. book is Trinity by Leo Uris

  14. Allison Waken

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:11 pm

    I have to say I am a Harry Potter fan 😉

  15. Linda Juhl

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:11 pm

    I love all the James Patterson books!

  16. Liz

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:12 pm

    Favorite book ever…Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese, a must read!

  17. Phoebe

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:15 pm

    So many great books, but I think Ernest Hemingways “A Moveable Feast” ranks near the top.

  18. Michelle

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:17 pm

    So many books I love… but this week I read Kisses from Katie and it was wonderful!

  19. Ger Vang

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:18 pm

    My favorite book is 100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Marcia Marquez.

  20. Karen

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    anything by Nora Roberts 🙂

  21. brandi

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:21 pm

    i still recommend redeeming love by francine rivers to everyone. i’ve read that book at least 10 times and it’s still a favorite.

  22. Marisa

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:25 pm

    Too many to choose from, but I love the daily Kindle deals! 🙂

  23. Elisa B

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:27 pm

    The Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin. I devoured all 5 books in a little over a month.

  24. Camille

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:27 pm

    I’ve been reading the Game of Thrones books lately, but never have a solid amount of time to read them and often re-read so I can remember what’s going on!! :o)

  25. Liz

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:28 pm

    I think To Kill A Mockingbird is the best book I have ever read. I was so drawn in and captivated.

  26. Paula - bell'alimento

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    I love anything by John Grisham.

  27. Linda

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    Most recently, I found and fell in love with Margaret Atwood, but one of the first books I read over and over again was Pride and Prejudice.

  28. Lori

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    My favorite lately was Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. Made me want to go to Spain so badly!

  29. @jadebooksit

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:37 pm

    Life of Pi tied with Unbroken tied with The hunger games trilogy (to date) 🙂

  30. Marissa Kubinski

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    Gone Girl is a great mystery book you won’t want to put down!

  31. Lynn

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    My favorite book is definitely Roots by Alex Haley.

  32. Tracy

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    My favorite book is Cyrano de Bergerac.

  33. Melanie

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:52 pm

    I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb

  34. Kaitlin

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    Anything by Bill Bryson. He’s hysterical.

  35. Anne Jensen

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:54 pm

    One of my favorite books is Jane Eyre.

  36. Michelle

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:56 pm

    A Tree Grows In Brooklyn

  37. keri

    April 3rd, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    I’ll have to go with The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas – a classic, and thrilling!

  38. Jen N.

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:01 pm

    I don’t have a favorite, but I absolutely love the Harry Potter series.

  39. kacy

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:02 pm

    Any Jane Austen. I can read those again and again!

  40. Johnna

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:03 pm

    Little Women

  41. Ashley Bee (Quarter Life Crisis Cuisine)

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:03 pm

    The Shining, By Stephen King. Always. Hehe

  42. Avery K.

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:04 pm

    I love the Shopaholic series!

  43. Stephanie

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:04 pm

    I have a dozens of books that would fall into my “favourite” category.
    Most recently I’ve fallen in love all over again with Pride and Prejudice, Jane Eyre, and The Girl with the Glass feet.

    I can sit for hours and read these books, if it wasn’t for my under four foot interruptions! 😉 It’s okay, they are worth the interruptions.

  44. Katherine

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:07 pm

    Another vote for To Kill a Mockingbird!

  45. Dawn

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:10 pm

    Pride and prejudice, of course. Or the Agony Columns.

  46. Holly Newell

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:15 pm

    Joanne Fluke, love her books murder mysteries but funny ones about a lady who owns her own cookie shop!

  47. Molly

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:16 pm

    I really enjoyed The Glass Castle.

  48. Rebecca A

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    I love Vince Flynn’s novels!

  49. mountain girl heidi

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:19 pm

    Picking my favorite book is always a challenge. A randomly chosen top three: The TIme Traveler’s Wife, Redeeming Love, The Book Thief.
    Book series? Harry Potter. No question.

  50. Christine

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:20 pm

    I’ve been wanting a Kindle for so long. It sounds so nice to relax and read!

  51. Christine

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:22 pm

    Oops, I hit post before I was done! My favorite book is To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. The last book I read was The Good Daughter by Jasmin Darznik and I loved it.

  52. Danelle

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:26 pm

    My favorite book is the biography of Harry S. Truman by David McCollough. I know, weird. 🙂

  53. Mari

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:31 pm

    As a librarian, I thought I would HATE e-reading. Turns out I love it. Love it, love it, love it!

  54. Beverly

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:53 pm

    Anne of Green Gables (and the entire series)

  55. yesenia

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    The Harry Potter series!

  56. Kim C.

    April 3rd, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    I’m an avid reader and have so many favorites so the Stephanie Plum Series by Janet Evanovich is one of them.

  57. Rashmi N.

    April 3rd, 2013 at 3:02 pm

    I love all the James Patterson books. Actually any mystery book will be great for me…

  58. Mariah

    April 3rd, 2013 at 3:39 pm

    Ender’s Game

  59. carrie

    April 3rd, 2013 at 3:49 pm

    I love books! The notebook is still one of my favorites!

  60. Stephanie

    April 3rd, 2013 at 4:09 pm

    I recently read The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown…such a gamechanger for me!

  61. ligia

    April 3rd, 2013 at 4:09 pm

    favourite book? The Bible!.

  62. Angela

    April 3rd, 2013 at 4:11 pm

    Dogzilla by Dav Pilkey…I love children’s books!

  63. Trina A

    April 3rd, 2013 at 4:14 pm

    I love Nora Roberts!

  64. Deanna

    April 3rd, 2013 at 4:18 pm

    My favorite book is C.S. Lewis’ Till We Have Faces.

  65. Kelly D

    April 3rd, 2013 at 4:27 pm

    My favorite is book is Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

  66. Allison (Spontaneous Tomato)

    April 3rd, 2013 at 4:42 pm

    My favorite book is “The Interpreter of Maladies” by Jhumpa Lahiri.

  67. Carrie

    April 3rd, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    My favorite book is Pride & Prejudice.

  68. Naomi

    April 3rd, 2013 at 5:18 pm

    A Little Princess is mine. One of the few books I can read over and over again and always makes me cry!

  69. Sue M.

    April 3rd, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    My favorite book is anything by Stephen King.

  70. Bessamy

    April 3rd, 2013 at 5:49 pm

    My favorite book is a series as in Sookie Stackhouse. I so enjoyed the whole series. I love to read! And my Kindle is the best, well, until it is dark. Then I need a light to read. Thanks so much for the chance to win an awesome combo of coffee and a Kindle Paperwhite! =)

  71. Beth G.

    April 3rd, 2013 at 6:02 pm

    I don’t have a “favorite book” … I read all the time. For a light read – Janet Evanovich – Plum Series, Nicholas Sparks, etc. etc.

    Thanks for the giveaway!


  72. Marie

    April 3rd, 2013 at 6:07 pm

    I love anything by Kathy Reichs…but with 3 little boys under the age of 5, there’s a lot of Dr. Suess, Lego (anything) and Sandra Boynton! =)

  73. Lynn G.

    April 3rd, 2013 at 6:22 pm

    My favorite book is The Night Circus. Love, love, love it. Thanks!!

  74. anita

    April 3rd, 2013 at 6:24 pm

    My all time favorite books are The Black Dagger Brotherhood Series by J.R Ward!!

  75. Megan

    April 3rd, 2013 at 6:34 pm

    My favourite book is The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy. This is an amazing novel that is worth reading!

  76. Lynda M.

    April 3rd, 2013 at 6:35 pm

    My favorite book is Pride and Prejudice. I just finished On Folly Beach by Karen White – it was really good. I would love, love, love a Kindle!

  77. lynn moss

    April 3rd, 2013 at 6:50 pm

    I think I screwed up….my favorite book is ENVY, by Sandra Brown. I sure could use a little relaxation time around here!

  78. abby

    April 3rd, 2013 at 7:41 pm

    my favorite book is catcher in the rye

  79. Tiffany

    April 3rd, 2013 at 7:54 pm

    favorite book is flowers of algernon

  80. TJ

    April 3rd, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    MY favorite book is the Great Gatsby

  81. Cair

    April 3rd, 2013 at 8:39 pm

    To Kill a Mockingbird. I didn’t read it until a couple years ago, don’t know why I waited so long.

  82. Courtney McLaurin

    April 3rd, 2013 at 9:01 pm

    “The Lords of Discipline” by Pat Conroy

  83. Deb in Indiana

    April 3rd, 2013 at 9:20 pm

    I love all of Thomas Hardy, but especially Jude the Obscure. and I would love to have a kindle.

  84. LB

    April 3rd, 2013 at 9:50 pm

    Jane Eyre

  85. Courtney

    April 3rd, 2013 at 9:56 pm

    What a fantastic giveaway. Thanks Bree! I love the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon.

  86. Linda

    April 3rd, 2013 at 9:59 pm

    3 weeks with my brother – nicholas sparks

  87. Lily Sheng

    April 3rd, 2013 at 10:15 pm

    Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

  88. Nina

    April 3rd, 2013 at 10:43 pm

    currently reading about Catherine the great and loving it.

  89. Johnna

    April 3rd, 2013 at 10:44 pm

    My favorite book of the moment is Herman Wouk’s Don’t Stop the Carnival.

  90. Shawna

    April 3rd, 2013 at 10:48 pm

    My favorite book is Cutting for Stone

  91. Angela

    April 3rd, 2013 at 10:49 pm

    Pride and Prejudice. I read it every year!

  92. ashley hall

    April 3rd, 2013 at 10:50 pm

    I love to read so its hard to pic a FAV…..but my current book is Bloom and I LOVE IT!!

  93. Colleen Magrann morin

    April 3rd, 2013 at 10:54 pm

    My favorite book is Charlottes Web. No matter how old I am it still touches my heart every time I read it.

  94. angie

    April 3rd, 2013 at 11:15 pm

    Hard one to say! Currently reading One Thousand White Women – so good!

  95. Margot C

    April 3rd, 2013 at 11:21 pm

    ‘The Little friend’ by Donna Tartt

  96. Emily D.

    April 3rd, 2013 at 11:29 pm

    I love all of Sophie Kinsella’s Shopaholic books, so really any out of that series! They’re light, funny reads.

  97. Crystal

    April 3rd, 2013 at 11:29 pm

    The Bible!

  98. Kristen

    April 3rd, 2013 at 11:31 pm

    great gatsby!

  99. Carriann G

    April 3rd, 2013 at 11:37 pm

    To Kill A Mockingbird is my all time favorite, lately it takes a backseat to To The Moon, and Five Little Monkeys Jumping On The Bed 🙂

  100. sarapete

    April 3rd, 2013 at 11:54 pm

    sense and sensibility

  101. Jessica Pollock

    April 4th, 2013 at 12:00 am

    My favorite book would have to be The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle! It has changed my life tremendously and I can’t recommend it enough!

  102. Terri

    April 4th, 2013 at 12:50 am

    My favorite book is Pride and Prejudice.

  103. Monica

    April 4th, 2013 at 1:28 am

    Read The Joy Luck Club in high school and loved it. Also, Harry Potter of course, I grew up reading them 🙂

  104. Deepa

    April 4th, 2013 at 1:44 am

    My Fav book is the Kiterunner…!!

  105. Christy

    April 4th, 2013 at 2:20 am

    Anything with dogs- Marley and Me; The Art of Racing in the Rain

  106. Daiva

    April 4th, 2013 at 6:11 am

    Harry Potter

  107. shannon

    April 4th, 2013 at 7:32 am

    my favorite book is almost always the one i am reading at the moment……but over all perhaps is the remains of the day

  108. Elise

    April 4th, 2013 at 7:37 am

    I love to read just about anything. One writer I enjoy reading currently is Lisa Scottoline.

  109. Krystal

    April 4th, 2013 at 7:51 am

    Right now my favorite book is Gone Girl…..but…..there are still many more still on my ‘to read’ list so who knows what it may be next 🙂

  110. Rachel e

    April 4th, 2013 at 8:13 am

    Anything by Jen Lancaster!

  111. Diana

    April 4th, 2013 at 9:09 am

    Asking me to pick a favorite book is like asking me to choose which of my two stepchildren I love most, but if I had to pick one to read over and over, it’s The Great Gatsby.

  112. Sonnet

    April 4th, 2013 at 9:10 am

    My favorite book is A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers.

  113. Malissa W

    April 4th, 2013 at 9:38 am

    My opinion changes all the time but I would have to say the Night Circus sticks out for me as a recent favorite. And of course the whole Harry Potter series, I can reread them and never get bored. Thank you for the giveaway!

  114. Stacy

    April 4th, 2013 at 9:42 am

    My favorite books are the edge your seat, must find out who done it books, from John Grisham, Sandra Brown, etc…

  115. Becca

    April 4th, 2013 at 10:11 am

    I love my coffee! All day!

  116. Becca

    April 4th, 2013 at 10:13 am

    Oops….one of my favorite books is Water for Elephants. So good.

  117. Katie Contests

    April 4th, 2013 at 10:29 am

    A Study in Scarlet

  118. Kristen

    April 4th, 2013 at 10:35 am

    I love The Handmaid’s Tale! It’s one of my favs!

  119. Sean

    April 4th, 2013 at 10:49 am

    Believe it or not…Tolstoys…War and Peace only cause I managed to read it all without falling asleep!

  120. Alina

    April 4th, 2013 at 10:52 am

    Oscar Wilde’s …The Picture of Dorian Gray. Narcissistic but outstanding.

  121. Sonja

    April 4th, 2013 at 11:18 am

    Right now it’s My Life in France by Julia Child. She is wonderful 🙂

  122. Greg Lundblad

    April 4th, 2013 at 11:45 am

    Water for Elephants

  123. Karen H.

    April 4th, 2013 at 11:51 am

    I love Angela’s Ashes. So heartwrenching and funny at the same time.

  124. Audrey

    April 4th, 2013 at 2:18 pm

    Emily of Deep Valley by Maud Hart Lovelace.

  125. Ashley

    April 4th, 2013 at 2:24 pm

    My favorite book is Pride and Prejudice.

  126. Amanda Hoffman

    April 4th, 2013 at 2:27 pm


  127. Ashley @ Chasing Capers

    April 4th, 2013 at 3:01 pm

    Danger in the Shadows by Dee Henderson

  128. Jill

    April 4th, 2013 at 3:51 pm

    This is too hard… I LOVE books! I think my all time favorites are the Magic Faraway Tree series by Enid Blyton. So magical for kids–it’s stuck with me.

  129. Shalie

    April 4th, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    I’m reading Lisa Wingate’s Faded Roses now and love it.

  130. Valerie

    April 4th, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    I recently read Night Circus and LOVED IT! A must read for sure.

  131. Jen R

    April 4th, 2013 at 7:53 pm

    I loved Fight Club

  132. Kristen

    April 4th, 2013 at 7:57 pm

    My favorite book changes every year. I loved The Book Thief, The Help, Hunger Games, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.

  133. mary

    April 4th, 2013 at 8:13 pm

    My favorite book is currently a storm of swords.

  134. Claire

    April 4th, 2013 at 8:39 pm

    My favorite book is more of a series… Hunger Games!

  135. Donna

    April 4th, 2013 at 8:59 pm

    Anna karenina

  136. meredith

    April 4th, 2013 at 10:54 pm

    I really like the giver

  137. Chineka @ Savor The Baking

    April 5th, 2013 at 12:09 am

    My favorite book is Their Eyes Were Watching God

  138. Maria

    April 5th, 2013 at 6:56 am

    It’s impossible for me to pick one adult book since I read so much! So I’m going to pick a children’s book. My favorite is probably a book called Odd Velvet:).

  139. Katherine

    April 5th, 2013 at 11:58 am

    Oh lord, this is a difficult question for me, as I work in book publishing…My favorite classic would have to be Lolita. What I’m loving right now? Anything by Caitlin Moran!

  140. bakedbree

    April 7th, 2013 at 2:16 pm

    I will have to check her out, I am always looking for new things to read.

  141. Staci A

    April 5th, 2013 at 1:45 pm

    I loved Horns and Wrinkles.

  142. Michelle

    April 5th, 2013 at 4:23 pm

    My favorite book is 1984.

  143. JD Northwest

    April 5th, 2013 at 6:27 pm

    The Wheel of Time saga from Robert Jordan.

  144. Kate

    April 5th, 2013 at 11:03 pm

    my favorite book is My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult.

  145. Laura Harris

    April 6th, 2013 at 7:22 am

    Before I always thought that when people said that a movie or album or book changed their lives that they were being a little melodramatic, that was until I read To Kill a Mockingbird. I, unlike many many others, didn’t have to read it for school so the first time was the summer I was 16, and then that was it, the way I read changed forever, and even now, 12 years later, it is still perfect.

  146. Becca from Cookie Jar Treats

    April 6th, 2013 at 7:48 am

    My favorite book? Oh boy that is a tough one. It might be Of Mice and Men. That was a really great book.

  147. Pat

    April 6th, 2013 at 8:54 am

    I really like gone with the wind

  148. Cynthia R

    April 6th, 2013 at 5:53 pm

    hard question, love cold mountain, harry potter books and gone with the wind

  149. Heather Spooner

    April 6th, 2013 at 8:03 pm

    My favorite book will always be To Kill a Mockingbird.

  150. Sheryl Georylcom

    April 7th, 2013 at 8:42 am

    my favorite book is Being Happy by Andrew Matthews.

  151. Stephanie J

    April 7th, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    Just one? I guess I’ll pick Grapes of Wrath….love Steinbeck!

  152. Kathy S

    April 7th, 2013 at 9:56 pm

    The Snow Child

  153. Amanda Thompson

    April 7th, 2013 at 11:24 pm

    Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

  154. Lydia

    April 8th, 2013 at 2:32 am

    My favorite books are from the Harry Potter series!

  155. Jessie

    April 8th, 2013 at 10:33 am

    Recently, my favorite read has been Gone Girl.

  156. Marie

    April 8th, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    The Notebook

  157. Sarah

    April 8th, 2013 at 10:28 pm

    My favorite book recently was The Book Thief. Loved it!

  158. Lynn

    April 9th, 2013 at 9:06 pm

    East of Eden.

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