Mats, Balls, & Winners

by HEAB on December 14, 2009

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I have 3 announcements to share with you, and I decided to combine them all into one post.

First, I won a really nice yoga mat from Erica over at Itzy’s Kitchen. It’s a Aurorae ultra thick, extra long yoga mat with a focal point icon. Thanks Erica! I love it.

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Next up, I must share with you about the amazing goodies I received in the mail from Allie over at Pimp My Protein Shake


According to Allie, they are dairy free rice protein balls – very low in sugar, starring almond butter and Sunbutter and covered in sesame seeds. Um Allie? I love you. Thank you so much…they’re all gone. :)

And now onto the winner of my Vita-Mix Giveaway. Here is a picture of me sitting on my new yoga mat, eating a protein ball, congratulating the winner…


JDawn, invest in some earplugs my friend because you are now the proud owner of a Vita-Mix 5200!!!

JDawn’s comment:

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Many thanks to Vita-Mix and to everyone who entered the giveaway. If you didn’t win, you can always order a VIta-Mix online. In fact, the company is currently offering free express shipping for a limited time with the following coupon code.

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For those of you who already own a Vita, you should think about entering their Pitch Me Contest. I’m hoping do enter myself if I can find someone with a good camera to film the video.

I’ll leave you with CD’s Random Comment of The Day in photo format…

Heather: CD, why don’t you try zooming in so that they can read the sign.

The resulting photo…


Heather: Christopher!!!!!

CD: What??? ;)


janetha b December 14, 2009 at 2:21 pm

that sneaky CD!

Erica December 14, 2009 at 2:23 pm

hahahhahahahahahhaha CD =hilarious. Congrats to the winner and am so glad you’re loving your mat ;)

christie @ honoring health December 14, 2009 at 2:23 pm

I love that picture!

charlotte December 14, 2009 at 2:24 pm

CD cracks me up! And the protein balls look yummy – any chance of Allie sharing her recipe??

Heather Eats Almond Butter December 14, 2009 at 2:30 pm

Charlotte, Here is one of Allie’s recipes for protein balls: I’ll have to ask her how she made the ones she sent me since they’re dairy free. When I find out, I’ll share. :)

VeggieGirl December 14, 2009 at 2:33 pm

Congratulations to JDawn!!

Hahahahahahaha love CD’s comment :-D

Estela @ Weekly Bite December 14, 2009 at 2:38 pm

Too funny! C’s comment was cute!

Scott in Ohio December 14, 2009 at 2:42 pm

Classic!! :-D

Emily December 14, 2009 at 3:02 pm

haha! too funny! Congrats to the winner! What a prize…. :D

Luv2CUSmile December 14, 2009 at 3:06 pm

Congrats to JDawn! I hope you get to make lots of nut butter and smoothies!
Thx HEAB for the fun and great Giveaway!

Veggiesmack December 14, 2009 at 3:08 pm

Congrats to JDawn! Happy Vita-Mixing! I so want to make those protein balls!

Chocolate-Covered Katie December 14, 2009 at 3:23 pm

LOL I cannot believe you posed for a photo with a protein ball in your mouth! That’s what I love about you… you’re not afraid to be goofy!

Ameena December 14, 2009 at 3:33 pm

Your husband is too funny!

Shelby December 14, 2009 at 3:34 pm

Oh CD!

claire December 14, 2009 at 3:39 pm

I always look forward to “CD’s Random Comment”.Hilarious!! cc

ohhmay December 14, 2009 at 3:43 pm

Hahaha Heather you are so cute! I think that blender has a very good new momma…
& that yoga mat looks so luxurious!

Mama Pea December 14, 2009 at 3:49 pm

If J Dawn happens to have a sex tape come out or has some marital transgressions that interfere with her role as giveaway winner, please keep me in mind :)

Jenny December 14, 2009 at 4:11 pm

hah oh CD, such a man ;)

Averie (LoveVeggiesandYoga) December 14, 2009 at 4:42 pm

Nice pic! haha!
Congrats to the winner! And I wish I could have a ball. I left my Vita at home for the trip, and I have no ballmaker :( I also have that yoga mat, that gets a :)

Enjoy the mat n balls. Something about that deserves a TWSS!

Bekah December 14, 2009 at 4:46 pm

bahaha you and CD= so so so funnay.

And I think your protein girl balls are almost as photogenic as mine. :) Sooo good right?! Ah I have two left. Surprisingly.

Congrats to the winneerr!

Shannon December 14, 2009 at 4:53 pm

lol, cd cracks me up :) i can change my name to jdawn!!

candice December 14, 2009 at 5:07 pm

That protein ball just looks like a ball of nut butter to me. And that screams deliiish. ;) CD is hilarious.

Carolyn December 14, 2009 at 5:33 pm

I immediatly want to substitute coconut flour for the oat flour and make them balls… But i don’t think they would even make it to ball form before i just ate the bowl of stuff with a spoonula…I have all ingredients, amazingly enough…

Congrats to the winner of the VM….!!!

and Heather.. can ya make, eat, and then post that new pancake recipe for Tuesday by 6:30 am Eastern time so i can make it right when i get up tomorrow????… ;-) JUST KIDDING… kinda….

I even used my Kohl’s bucks for a new spatula yesterday.. how sick is that.. but it was panperfect…!

Heather Eats Almond Butter December 14, 2009 at 7:16 pm

Carolyn, Pancakes at 5:30 AM? I’ve done it before. :)

faith in food December 14, 2009 at 6:00 pm

my dear heather,
i think you misspelled jdawn, as it was supposed to be spelled f-a-i-t-h :p let me help you edit, er, i mean publicize your next vita mix contest, hehe

yes, you know me, up to no good ;)

Certifiably Fit December 14, 2009 at 6:37 pm

Ha Ha on the close up picture. Those protein balls look super yummy and I’m guess they were if you ate them all.

Tiffany S. December 14, 2009 at 6:41 pm

Super congrats to JDawn and PHEW! Now I don’t have to decide if I was gonna give it to Sarah or Marissa once I won it. I’m sure my own Vita is super-relieved too!

HEABS – you are too adorable. CD kills me too. Maybe I can swap out for one of your dogs for a day, and no one would notice.

marie December 14, 2009 at 7:33 pm

Congrats to the winner, and thanks to HEAB for running such awesome giveaways this month and for writing such a wonderfully fun-to-read blog.

Heather Eats Almond Butter December 14, 2009 at 7:36 pm

Thanks Marie!

Adi ( December 14, 2009 at 7:34 pm

Congrats to JDawn!
Chris’ comment of the day definitely made me laugh…!

JDawn December 14, 2009 at 7:36 pm

AHHH! I scrolled down to the picture and was convinced someone else had my name! This has been the best couple of days.. I graduated from college yesterday, and today I’m a winner! I’m smiling so much right now!

Heather Eats Almond Butter December 14, 2009 at 7:38 pm

Congrats JDawn, Email me with your address and your Vita-Mix should arrive soon!

eatmovelove December 14, 2009 at 8:10 pm

Congrats to JDawn – sounds like she will make great use of it. I’m a little jealous -haha ;) – but honestly I wouldn’t have the time or skillz to work with it…still stuck in the land of frozen dinners and bakery shops :0 ;) .

I dooo need some ideas for a Xmas get-together/dinner party @ a friends’ towards the end of this week though!!! So…if anybody has any any suggestions, drop me a hint on my blog please haha !!…I know a few people are already doing desserts, and I don’t have time to prepare something fancy…but I want good eats :) So far I’ve heard of lasagna, salads, chicken casserole, cheesecake being there.

Heather Eats Almond Butter December 14, 2009 at 8:25 pm

EatMoveLove, 2 words: Hummus & Pita. :)

Jess December 14, 2009 at 8:20 pm

Haha, sneaky CD ;)

Congrats to the winner!!
<3 jess

Heather December 14, 2009 at 8:49 pm

Cutest picture ever! Those balls look great. (Leaving that open for Mama Pea…)

Lea December 14, 2009 at 8:51 pm

OMG CD is just too much. hahaha!!!

CD comment of the day makes my day…as well as your awesome posts. ;)

The Pancake Girl December 14, 2009 at 8:57 pm

Oooh, awesome yoga mats! Seeing those just on your blog makes me want to go rummage around Lululemon!


theemptynutjar December 14, 2009 at 9:12 pm

Congratulations to JDawn.

amyjogo December 14, 2009 at 10:10 pm

…and here I always thought CD looked so young and innocent. ;)

yogiclarebear December 14, 2009 at 10:26 pm


Naomi(onefitfoodie) December 15, 2009 at 5:06 am

CONGRATS TO JDAWN! what a great gift esp during the holiday season, I am super jealous!

great new yoga mat from Erica! congrats on that win!

Nicole of Raspberry Stethoscope December 15, 2009 at 6:41 am

soo jealous of JDawn!!

Sarah (from See Sarah Eat) December 15, 2009 at 7:53 am

Ha ha, boys will be boys. Congrats to the winner!

Allie (Protein Girl) December 15, 2009 at 8:31 am

Awwwww! I love my Heebers too! I think I’ll bring some dairy-full ones to my Debs when I see her next month.

Posted the recipe this morning for protein balls:

Heather December 15, 2009 at 8:45 am

Congrats to the winner! Your giveaway was fun Heather

Chrysta December 15, 2009 at 10:40 am

yey! congrats to the winner!!! super fabulous contest.

Jewel December 15, 2009 at 11:01 am

Congratulations to JDawn!

Both on the Vitamix and graduating!

CD is sooooo male!

Quix December 15, 2009 at 12:13 pm

Congrats to JDawn, and you (and CD) crack me up. :)

Jordan December 15, 2009 at 1:03 pm

i was rdnaieg the bolg and cmae to the wnninig nmae and saw a j and an n and thgohut taht msut be me! But too bad my eeys wree pliynag tikcrs on me! Oh sads :(

Jordan December 15, 2009 at 1:06 pm

OOops hit submit too soon…thanks for the giveaway, congrats to JDawn and thanks for everything you share on the blog!

Deb (SmoothieGirlEatsToo) December 16, 2009 at 4:10 pm

Love that boy. I really do.

PS. Let’s hope that our winner surfaces or there will be more stupid pet tricks to be endured.

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