February 08, 2011

The Love Story of the century & a GIVEAWAY!!!

(Sing to the tune of the Brady Bunch Theme Song....not that there is any connection in any way what-so-ever to Carol and Mike)

Here's a story of a purdy Lady.
Who was doin just fine on her own.
Then one day she made a pit stop,
back in her home town.

Here's a story of man named Marlboro.
Who was livin on Ranch with some cows.
He was busy ropin' cattle,
but decided to go into tAWn.

It was here that the purdy Lady met her Fellow.
And she knew it was much more than a hunch,
that this man must somehow be her soul mate.
After she made him Linguine and Clams for lunch!

PW and Marlboro, PW and Marlboro....
That's the way they became The Pioneer Woman.
Ba dum pa dum bumbum bah dum bum!

Wow, I am not sure what just came over me. But that was inspired, don'tcha think?!

Black Heels to Tractor Wheels is the REAL life Love Story of how Ree, a.k.a. The Pioneer Woman, met Ladd, a.k.a. Marlboro Man. Left her big job in the city and married MM and moved to the Ranch!
(Oh my! Go back and sing that last line to the tune of Proud Mary! I need to do a podcast one of these days.)

I am beyond excited to get my paws on this novel!!! I have only read the beginning online, and then my eyeballs fell out! And I said a long heart felt prayer (Because to be honest, I cain't read that many words on my computer screen) that Ree would put this love story of hers into the form of a book. Not an E-book. A crawl into bed and snuggle under the covers kinda book.

Yeh-HOOO my prayers were answered!

Black Heels to Tractor Wheels was released on February 1st! Just in time for my Week of Luv! Thanks Ree, that worked out just dandy. I had pre-ordered a couple books, when I found out that My Neck of the Woods was not on Ree's book tour. I pouted for a day or two then I got over it. I'm gonna get that girl to Grand Rapids yet!

Ree we have a JW Marriott. It would be a fantastic addition to your Hotel Room Tour. (wink)

Ree graciously agreed to sign my books and send them back to me. So your copy will be signed! Ain't she a sweet, purdy, Lady? Love her!

Enter to WIN a signed copy of Black Heels to Tractor Wheels:

Tell me in the comments what you would like The Pioneer Woman to sign in your book.

I'd love to know....if you've read any of BHTW online already. Or were you prayin furiously like me, for a real live book!

One comment per person.

If you TWITTER this giveaway or share it on your FACEBOOK page, let me know with an additional comment, and I will enter you again.

I will take comments until midnight Friday, February 11th.

The WINNER will be announced Saturday, February 12th!

There are three more GIVEAWAYS yet to come!! So please do return......If you missed yesterdays giveaway check it out HERE.

Luv Ya!

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  1. I HAVE read a lot of Ree's love story on-line and COULD NOT STOP! I can't wait to own the book (it's in my cart on Amazon!)
    Anyway, what I would like Ree to sign in my book would be this: Here's to husbands we will always have HUGE crushes on-and to following our hearts!
    Like Ree, I was NOT LOOKING for the man I married. We had grown up together at bible camp, I was best friends as a little girl with his cousin, I was camp pen pals with his older sister, we spent his first year on camp staff saying MAYBE 4 words to each other, I was in LOVE with his Uncle at the age of 7 (before Tammie married him!) our grandparents are good friends and did I mention we have the same Great Aunt and Uncle? So when I say this is not someone I was looking for, I really mean it! His next summer on staff (1997) that all changed. Love hit us over the head and we never looked back. I am SO thankful I am not in charge! And I still have THEE HUGEST CRUSH on Geff Carlson! xoxoxox

  2. What a great love story!! I read the WHOLE story on her blog!! Can you believe that?? But I would love to have a real hard copy!

  3. I'd LOVE to win a signed copy that reads, " Living my LOVE song like Sue and Wes! :)

  4. I was waiting for the real thing! Just got mine in the mail yesterday! I love her and the way she lives her life, so she could write anything if I win! You so need to get her here!

  5. This is FANTASTIC!!! I have read some of it on-line and I can't wait to read the book. I have not the faintest idea of what I would like signed....I guess if I do win it can be a Surprise.

  6. I read the whole second half the day it came out on Kindle, then I had to go back and re-read the first half cause it had been a while-love it, and would love to get my hands on a hard copy.

  7. I have yet to read it but if her love story is as good as her cookin I am sure I will love it! If she signed my book I'd like her to put Love Never Fails. It obviously is true for Ree and MM and it has special meaning to my hubby and I.

  8. I absolutely lost my marbles for this story and read the whole thing online! Once I started, I couldn't stop!! I'd love to win a copy! I would have it say, Love is the greatest adventure of all (or something like that). :)

  9. I would like Ree to sign...love is something to believe in, Always.

  10. I'm anxious to read this book, just don't have the money to buy it at the moment, so winning it would rock my world. :) I don't know what I'd want written in it.. Live, Laugh, LOVE.

  11. I would LOVE to have her book and have her sign in it "To Hilary...a city girl living in the country. Love Pdub!"

  12. I have read some this book online and would LOVE,LOVE, LOVE to own it! It is definitely well worth the read, and such a wonderful story! I haven't met the love of my life yet, but I'm not really looking for him either...It's all in the good Lord's time! Wow...not even sure what I would want it to say...surprise me!

    Melissa Nelson

    Oh, I tweeted this!

  13. I have read the whole story online, after many weeks of refocusing my eyes. The comments I would want in my book would read: Rebecca, You and your mom are invited to a weekend pass to visit the lodge. Leave the husbands at home. The End. -Ree

  14. I would love for PW to sign my book..."Finding your soul mate,is the best gift of all"

  15. I've been married for over 25 years to the man I have no doubt was chosen by God. I'd like my book signed, "To Donna. May our daughters be as blessed."

  16. Oh I want this book!

    It would be great if Ree signed it like this . . .

    Dear Dee!

    Please come to the ranch again and bring Tim, Sheila, Ken and all your kids! We can eat all weekend and work cattle!
    xoxo Ree

  17. I read a teeny bit of the intro online - but have been waiting for the real thang too!
    In the middle of 100o gifts, so am waiting to buy this one - would be great to WIN IT!!

  18. I was so excited to see she was writing this book. If I were the winner, I'd like her to write:

    From one Okie to another!

  19. i read the e version on her blog... LOOOOVED it! can't wait to get my grubby paws on the actual book!

    i'd want ree to sign it:
    there's a bit of country girl in every city girl! :)

  20. I'd want Ree to write whatever popped into her sweet (and pretty) lil head! Can't wait to read this book!

  21. You too can be a Pioneer...Just follow your dreams!

  22. I'd love to win this!! Ree & I go waaaay back. (HA! She just doesn't know this.) She could write whatever she wants - I always love what she writes. Besides, she's much better with words than I am which is why she has a blog and I don't!

  23. I have read every bit of the story posted online, and loved it! I have been excited for the book also.

    She could just make the dedication to me and say any old darn thing she likes! As long as her name is on it to me, I'd be happy!


  24. I've read her blog since the beginning - always looked forward to the installments of this love story. She has a gift for writing and making you feel welcome to her house at any time.

    I'd want her to write "To Janet and Bruce - here's to 36 plus more wonderful years!"


  25. What great timing and how awesome of Ree to agree to sign some copies for you! I'd love for her to make the book out to me and write whatever her little Pioneer Woman heart desires! :)

  26. I've read Ree's blog from the first year and couldn't wait for each new "chapter" to come out. My favorite was the one about the fire.

    I would like her to sign my book "Endless Love, the way marriages were meant to be"

  27. I have read the online editions, and I can't wait to read...the rest of the story! She could write anything in my book!!

  28. I have read this great love story on her blog!
    I would like if she wrote something like...

    To another crazy gal from Ree The Pioneer Woman

  29. I am excited to learn more about this book, and actually read it too! I would want Ree to sign the book: Here's to husbands we will always have HUGE crushes on-and to following our hearts!
    Then I would share it with my childhood BFF just because she wrote her awesome love story out for the blog world to enjoy (and mentioned me in it)!!

  30. I would just love to have her sign her name...nothing fancy-shmancy...simple and sweet! :)
    I have not read any of it online...I don't like to do that...I like to have the actual books in my hands to read!! :o)
    Thank you, so much, for this chance!

  31. I would like Ree to write "Love Wins".

  32. Tweeted this giveaway!

    thecountryblossom at hotmail dot com

  33. You know I love me some Ree & MM. I would have her sign it:
    To muddy Wranglers, cowboy boots and our men who saved us from a life of inauthenticity.

  34. I used my rad Twitter skills to Retweet your giveaway.

  35. Carrie - Robin's cousinFebruary 9, 2011 at 10:40 AM

    Last year I read the online love story out loud to my Farmer Frank a.k.a. Mr. Incredible during our cold snowbound winter evenings here on our Iowa farm. We could totally relate to their story as a city girl married to a country boy. I now wear manure caked coveralls, drive 4WD tractors, & have cows staring at me through my kitchen window while trampling my flower beds! Though if I won the book, I would have to give it to my niece, Kelley, who is teaching English to kindergartners for a year in China. She is a die hard PW fan & drooled over my signed PW cookbook last summer. PW could write anything to her & I know she would just faint.

  36. I would want her to write somethings about the juice bag...

    :) or her burps! or the hiney tingle. :)

  37. I'd like her to write whatever her sweet heart desires, I just want to read it!!


  38. Love, Love, Love Ree and her tale of love in the not so fast lane!

    I read half of her story on her blog and haven't had a chance to read the rest (even though I kinda know what happened!).

  39. When I got my new Nook, I searched "Ree Drummond" and saw that there was a "free" download of her new book...a two chapter snippet. I downloaded it and then never read it...until last night. I loved what I read so much that I downloaded the entire book. I'm in the process of reading it now and absolutley love what I'm reading! I can't put down the Nook! =-)

  40. I would love a copy of the book, love a good love story, even better if it is a real life love story! Anything she wants to write would be enough for me.

  41. I'd like Ree to sign my book Be adventurous~Keep on cookin!
    kim nichols

  42. I am a huge fan of the PW! This book has to be great - I just know it :)

    I would like her to write something witty as we all know she is!

  43. I've read a lot of it on her blog, but still want to read it the book!

  44. ree ree doesn't know me, but i'm her best friend... i even check her posts before my email! ...she teaches me tons, and i pray for her and her family... she makes my mentalness less mentally.

    what could she write that i wouldn't love? i don't know!!

  45. I would love to sit down and read her story!

    pierson (at) altelco (dot) net

  46. I love romance and to read a true life romance would be great! What ever she writes will be fun.


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  48. Maybe she could sign something along the lines of "butter is good for the soul" :)

    I read the love story online about a year ago and have followed her blog ever since.

  49. If you visit my blog or have ever read it, you will know that I just simply adore Ree! I've loved her forever and would love nothing more than this book! please, please, please!p.s. follow you on twitter and have joined your blog!

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  50. I have not read any of this book online and would love to have a hard copy! I do follow her blog and like it very much! I would just want her to sign it and say "Lisa, I cannot wait to meet you!! Come to the Ranch!!!! Love Ree!

  51. I read the whole thing on line but really want to reread it and get the extra parts. I love PW. I don't know what I want her to write, I can't imagine requesting something of Ree. I'm sure she has some quirky love line that would make me laugh every time and I'd pee in my pants if I won a signed copy of Tractor Wheels. Awesome giveaway!!

  52. Oh, I don't know...PW is so creative...I will let her come up w/ something on her own!