Sweet Paul Book + Anthropologie Giveaway!

by Maxwell Tielman

Sweet Paul Cover

Oh, Sweet Paul, master of all things home—we just can’t quit you! Over the years, we have watched Paul Lowe’s wonderful cooking and DIY publication Sweet Paul blossom from a tiny digital production to a full-fledged print magazine, filled with wonderful tips, beautiful projects and mouth-watering recipes—each with Paul’s trademark combination of modern charm and rustic simplicity. Now, our dear friend is diving into an all new venture, his first book: Sweet Paul Eat and Make. Jam-packed with beautiful photographs and delectable treats and crafts for your kitchen, the book will help you to, as the Sweet Paul motto goes, “chase the sweet things in life.” Today, we’re pleased to announce that we’re giving away three copies of Paul’s fabulous new book and, for one grand-prize winner, we’re throwing in a $100 gift card to Anthropoliogie! To enter, simply leave a comment below to tell us about one of the sweet things in your life (it can be anything, from a favorite recipe to a treasured object)! The winners will be chosen at random. Last day for entries 4/4/14. Good luck! —Max

[Update: congrats to Lisa for winning the giveaway!]

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  • My little Jack Russell, Miles, who snuggles with me at night and wakes me up on weekend mornings by sitting on my chest and licking my chin.

  • The sweetest thing in my life is my husband when he brings me a cup of coffee in bed! After 26 years of marriage, this small act fills my heart with joy,

  • The sweetest thing in my life at the moment is career change! Tomorrow I leave the field of criminal defense for small-scale organic agriculture. xo

  • The sweetest thing in my life is my sweet cat Franklin. Remind me that I said that the next time she pukes on my favorite rug. Just kidding. I can never stay mad at that face!

  • The sweetest thing right now is FINALLY feeling that springtime sunshine on my skin after such an impossible (for this CA girl) winter on the east coast!

  • The sweetest thing right now is FINALLY feeling that sunshine on my skin after this impossible (for this CA native) winter on the east coast!

  • The sweetest spot in my life is the garden that I create every spring. For three years it was a community garden–a brown patch of land or overgrown grass that I transformed into a jungle sanctuary. I may not be handy with a sewing machine or a master in the kitchen, but give me a patch of dirt and some sunlight and I will turn it to a land of pea trellises, sunflower villages, greenbean towers, tomato trees. Now, for the first time, it is our own home with a yard, and our toddler gets to join in the adventure. Soon I will make him a teepee out of vines and show him how to eat salad on the go. He will know peace and healthy eating!

  • Berger Cookies, which I discovered on a trip to Baltimore and now have to special order. Basically a really dry cake-like cookie with about three inches of fudge layered on top. Which sounds insane but is sooo good.

  • The sweetest thing is snuggling in bed with my husband, admiring the hard work we’ve done to transform our room into a cozy, calm, and rejuvenating oasis.

  • My great grandmother’s pancake recipe. It has come with me on many an adventure and to every new city I’ve lived in along the way – Cape Town, New York, Washington, DC, and Chicago. It has been at the heart of many cherished memories and traditions with family and friends and has helped me to connect with home when I have felt far away. They are they perfect treat for a middle-of-the-week breakfast-for-dinner or an ideal way to kick off a weekend.

  • Sweetest things for me are my KITTENS Clover and Coco, sisters aged 6 months and 11 months. I fed them in the wild with their mother Chloe, then brought them home when each was about 3 months old. They are the most loving and affectionate kitties who make life sweeter every day! Would love to have a volume of Sweet Paul’s recipes and beautiful images, and just walking through Anthropologie is pure heaven.

  • I am a sucker for honey. . . I love all the subtle flower and regional difference can completely change the taste – I currently have 6 different honeys in my pantry.

  • My sweet thing today was watching my six month pitbull puppy wait very very patiently to get to eat his birthday cupcake.

  • One of the sweet things in my life today is the way the sun comes in my living room in the afternoon. I love having a day off from work to enjoy the simple beautiful things of my apartment!

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