Real Simple & PURE Bar Giveaway – 6 Packages to Win!


***Entry to the Real Simple + PURE Bar Giveaway is now closed***

That’s right – Real Simple & PURE Bar have provided some excellent items for an Iowa Girl Eats giveaway! Bonus – there are 6 packages to win!

One Grand Prize Winner will receive:


1. Copy of Real Simple Magazine featuring:

  • 20-minute, delicious meals for any night of the week
  • New uses for old things
  • Which foods can’t be frozen
  • Five women and their style muses


2. Magnetic To-Do & To-Buy Notepad


3. Two Multi-purpose Bags. Which can be used to:

  • Place a bottle of wine in for a stylish hostess gift
  • Protect and store away favorite handbags and clutches
  • Keep portable electronics (and their cords & chargers) in one place while traveling
  • Tote an extra pair of shoes to the office or on vacation


4. Memo Sheet Mousepad


5. Leather Photo Organizer with Swing Out Picture Sleeves


6. Three Pure Bars!

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Five additional winners will each win a copy of Real Simple Magazine and a PURE bar!



Enter to win up to three times by doing any or all of the following:

1. Leave me a comment telling me which item you’d like the most out of the Real Simple + PURE Bar giveaway package.

2. If you have a blog, mention this giveaway in one of your posts and email me at to let me know (if you don’t have a blog, send me an email as a second entry.)

3. Add, to your blogroll and let me know when you’ve done so. If you already have me on your blogroll, email me and you will be entered a third time!


The giveaway will be closed on Friday @ 1:00pm Central. Contest is open to US residents only (sorry International friends, you know I love you deeply though!!!)

Good luck everyone!

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  1. Tiffany 06.24.2009

    I think the memo sheet mouse pad is pretty cool. I am always running out of scratch paper in our computer room!

  2. D 06.24.2009

    How fun!!!

    All the organization items look great. The Pure Bars would be great to try as well, I can not find them anywhere in my city.

  3. Heather 06.24.2009

    I want to try the cranberry orange bars! I have been getting into bars lately.
    Also you are on my blogroll, and I posted a link to this contes on my blog here

  4. Kristen 06.24.2009

    I really want to try the Pure Bars, I have been wanting to try them for a while. Great giveaway!

  5. AnAppleADay 06.24.2009

    awesome giveaway!

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  7. Lauren 06.24.2009

    This is such a fabulous giveaway. I am crossing my fingers and toes for a win on this one!

    I love the photo organizer. So cute!!!

    I am linking now.

  8. Amanda 06.24.2009

    I would LOVE the TO BUY/TO DO notepad…..I am obsessed with LISTS!!!

  9. Shirley 06.24.2009

    pure bars? real simple? two things that i’ve been wanting to try! this is such a cool giveaway :)

    here’s my link back:


    p.s. you’re on my blogroll already! i’ll email you soon :)

  10. Amy 06.24.2009

    Being an organizational freak, I would love the to-do lists. Also, I have never picked up a real simple, so am anxious to check it out. Throw in the Pure Bars, and I am in heaven.

  11. Jenny 06.24.2009

    I would love the notepad/mouse keypad! I’m always thinkin of to-do lists while I’m at the computer, and it would be great to be able to jot them down right there.

  12. Erica 06.24.2009

    I reall like the memo mousepad cause I am constantly making list and takin notes when I am the computer.

  13. lena 06.24.2009

    oh! i wish i could try those bars … they aren’t found here! anyway, i’m not entitled! some day i hope international friends are included too!!! :P

  14. Katharina 06.24.2009

    I believe I would most like to try the cranberry orange PURE bar!

  15. Jenny 06.24.2009

    I’d love to try the wild blueberry pure bar!

  16. Jacqueline 06.24.2009

    What an awesome give away!
    I would love the to do/to buy notepad…I need all of the organization I can get!

  17. Sheri 06.24.2009

    I love the to do list! And I’ve always wanted to try the Pure bars.

  18. kathleen 06.24.2009

    i would love to try a purebar! also the organizer would be fabulous for my crazy life!

  19. stephanie 06.24.2009

    Leather Photo Organizer with Swing Out Picture Sleeves!

  20. Jessica 06.24.2009

    I would love to try the PURE bar, i’ve heard they’re great :)

  21. Whit 06.24.2009

    I would love to try that Cranberry Orange Pure bar. You are already featured in my blogroll (I read you err’ day!) and I linked to you in tonight’s post!

  22. I’d love to win the Pure Bars–I’ve lost over 100 pounds and I’m into healthy foods to keep it off! :-)

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  24. Lisa 06.25.2009

    I would love the mousepad! and the pure bars, of course!

  25. MaryEllen 06.25.2009

    I LOVE Real Simple; just a wonderful collection of advice every month.
    I have never tried the Pure Bar, so that’s top on my list!!

  26. Keegan 06.25.2009

    This is a great giveaway! I would love to try that cookbook. Time is always an issue and healthy meals that are quick are a top priority!!

  27. Rachel 06.25.2009

    I’d love to try the Pure Bars. I’ve heard such great things about them but they’re not available where I live!

  28. Lisa in TX 06.25.2009

    I’ve never had a Pure bar, I would love to try these. I already subscribe to Real Simple, it’s great!

  29. Danielle 06.25.2009

    Great giveaway! :)

  30. Danielle 06.25.2009

    …guess I’m supposed to say which part I’d like the best – definitely the to do/buy list. So cute!

  31. Lauren 06.25.2009

    Great giveaway! I would love to try different flavors of Pure Bars, I’ve only had the Cashew Cherry. :)

  32. Leslie 06.25.2009

    I love the two multi purpose bags, they are so cute. I also kind of need the to do and to buy notepad. that would totally come in handy with the new apartment and the boyf!

  33. Leslie 06.25.2009

    you are on my blogroll!

  34. Emily (Healthy Fit Mama) 06.25.2009

    I’d love to try the apple cinnamon Pure Bar! I’ve had a chocolate Pure Bar before and I loved it!!

  35. Laura 06.25.2009

    Those pure bars look great!!

  36. psychoj1 06.25.2009

    Thanks so much for the giveaway. I LOVE purebars, but the bags look great to me!
    <3 jess

  37. Mary 06.25.2009

    Great give away! I have been trying to find Pure bars and have had no luck. I would love to give them a try:)

  38. JW 06.25.2009

    I’d love to try the Pure bars!!

  39. Alison 06.25.2009

    Thanks for hosting the giveaway! I’d love those multi-purpose bags. Those are great to have around!

  40. brandi 06.25.2009

    i would love the PURE bars or those bags! they’re so cute!

  41. Jenna Z 06.25.2009

    I would LOVE to try PURE bars. I haven’t seen them anywhere around here (Illinois) so what a great opportunity!

  42. Mari 06.25.2009

    I would love a purebar, I’ve never had one!

  43. colleenandnick 06.25.2009

    Great giveaway! I’d love to try the pure bars, but I think my favorite item is the magnetic to do/to buy lists – I saw these at a friends house earlier this year and loved them!

  44. Angela 06.25.2009

    I would love to use the mousepad. Looks interesting.

  45. Kim 06.25.2009

    I don’t have blog right now, but I can tell you I would be most excited about the Pure bars and the copy of Real Simple. I’m always looking for new pre-workout snacks, and the Pure bar looks like a good one. I also looooove magazines and have not yet read Real Simple.

  46. Sami 06.25.2009

    Hi! I would absolutely LOVE to try a PureBar! I think the WildBlueberry Pure Bar looks amazing! But then again, so does the AppleCinnamon one.

    Please never stop blogging! I read it every single morning and am a faithful follower of it! You have some of the GREATEST recipe ideas ever and are an inspriation to healthy eaters everywhere :)

  47. Valerie 06.25.2009

    What a great giveaway! I would love to try the Pure bars and would absolutely love that to do/to buy list! I make lists all the time!

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