We couldn’t forget the kiddos during the Month of Holiday Giveaways now could we?

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Let me tell you about one of the most inspiring Mamas I know, Melissa from Bless This Mess. With four young children and a hobby farm to look after, Melissa also sews, cooks, bakes, crafts, remodels furniture, and blogs. Did I mention she has four young children? And a beautiful blog? And is just as sweet as can be?



I met Melissa at a food blogger conference earlier this fall, in line for DIY Chipotle bowls, in fact, and I felt immediately drawn to her. Not only is Melissa extremely talented but she’s truly a warm and generous person. That’s why I’m thrilled to feature her handcrafted Cedar Wood Nativity Puzzle as the next item in my Month of Holiday Giveaways!

Cedar Wood Nativity Puzzle Giveaway | iowagirleats.com

This nativity can be setup as decoration or given to your child to help explain the story of Jesus’ birth with a fun and engaging game element. The puzzle is made from cedar that’s planed then laser-cut, and then hand-rubbed (by Melissa, of course!) with homemade beeswax and olive oil. This is truly a one of a kind, super-special find!

Cedar Wood Nativity Puzzle Giveaway | iowagirleats.com

Enter to win the giveaway below and also check out Melissa’s shop for other fun cedar puzzles like this Farmer Boy Puzzle which we’re giving to Lincoln for Christmas. He LOVES puzzles (well, he loves dumping out puzzles,) and I know he’ll enjoy putting this one together for years and years.

Cedar Wood Nativity Puzzle Giveaway | iowagirleats.com

Enter to win a Cedar Wood Nativity Puzzle by using the widget below (may not work in Internet Explorer) by Wednesday, December 17 at 12am central. Winner will be notified directly by email. Good luck!

Psst! Melissa is offering 15% off your total purchase at her shop through Christmas Day. Use code: IOWAGIRL15 at checkout!

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