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10/12/2011

CONTEST CLOSED. Vegansaurus Giveaway: VIP Tickets to VegNews Book Bash with Spork Foods! (HELLO, there’s a Cinnaholic cinnamon bun BAR)  »

Contest closed! The winners are Brandi and Rachel! We will contact you soon!! Yay!! If you didn’t win, never fear! There are options:

1) If you want to volunteer at the party, they’re in need of a handful of volunteers and you get:

1—A free tik

2—Free food and drinks

3—A free signed copy of Spork-Fed

4—A free VegNews tee

Email cholland AT vegnews DOT com if you’re interested!

2) You can still buy tickets here!

SO NO MATTER WHAT YOU BETTER COME!

xoxoxolaura

Great news! Vegansaurus has just secured four VIP tickets to the VegNews Book Bash with Spork Foods, despite the event’s being almost sold-out! We have connections, what can I say. I am going to be at the party (I’ll be under the Cinnaholic cinnamon bun bar), and I hope you will, too! We’re giving away two pairs of these coveted tickets, which include sumptuous vegan appetizers, all-you-can drink cocktails, a signed copy of the brand-new Spork-Fed cookbook, all the photobooth photos you can take, and, yes, the aforementioned cinnamon bun bar. And this all takes place on VegNews' gorgeous rooftop deck in the Mission. Seriously, it's the prettiest and most glamourous place in this filth-ball city!

We’re gonna give them out in sets of two. That’s two sets of two VIP tickets, if my math is correct! For a chance to win, just tell me what your current favorite vegan cookbook is (side note: did you see that Vegan Pie in the Sky is out?! So exciting! Buy a million copies! Plus, we’ve heard there are recipes for OLIVE OIL CRUST and MIND-BLOWING CHEESECAKES. Hello!), and I’ll draw two winners this Friday at 5 p.m.. That’s in TWO DAYS! So get to stepping! The same day we stop selling our t-shirts! And the Vegucated tickets giveaway ends! Friday is a big day!! Please only enter if you can definitely make the party (Friday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m.). More details here! Now, enter!

Plus, we’ll get to hang out? How awesome will that be?? The answer is: VERY AWESOME because I am like, the cutest, coolest, sexiest, smartest, most down-to-earth lady you’ll ever have the pleasure of lying under a cinnamon bun bar with. Let’s do this!

Finally, let’s drool over the Cinnaholic cinnamon bun below and dream up our most favorite topping combo would be. Oh! If you don’t want to tell me your favorite vegan cookbook, let me know your favorite cinnamon roll topping combo OMG SO FUN.

04/19/2011

***Contest closed! But you can still buy tickets and go AND YOU SHOULD!***
You totally want to meet Jennifer Coolidge, right? Because she’s the baddest beeyatch on earth and her performance in Best in Show is maybe the best thing that’s ever happened to the motion picture industry. Seriously, during the impending End of Days, if I’m charged with grabbing a few items of cultural significance to preserve for future generations, you better watch the fuck out because racist pieces of shit like Breakfast at Tiffany’s will go down in flames. I’ll be on an inflatable dingy, floating in the debris of our trashed civilization, clutching copies of Cabin Boy, Billy Madison, and Best in Show. BELIEVE IT.
Here’s your chance to meet Jennifer Coolidge at a swanky-swank party for Farm Sanctuary! Not only will you meet Coolidge, you’ll rub elbows with Moby (most famous famous vegan), John Salley (he plays sports!), Bob Harper (will he make you do push-ups to earn a second serving of fruit?), and our hero, Farm Sanctuary Founder and President Gene Baur. I mean, we really love Gene Baur. Like a lot. Not only is he wildly attractive, he’s a superhero to the animals, and is very nice to look at.
The reason you’d be hanging out with famous people is that it’s Farm Sanctuary’s 25th year in operation (SO COOL) and they’re celebrating with two mega galas, one in NYC and one in Los Angeles, and you’ll be attending the launch party to get people all hella excited. Fun, right? Now, you might be saying, “Vegansaurus, you are on drugs (true), how can someone so lowly as myself possibly bump uglies (that means “meet,” right?) with the likes of Jennifer Coolidge and Moby?” Well, here’s how!
Vegansaurus is lucky enough to have two tickets to giveaway to the 25th Anniversary Gala launch party this Saturday, Apr. 23, in Los Angeles (at a private home in the Hollywood Hills. FANCY!). That’s right, the pink dino is moving up in the world and we’re taking you with us! Or we’re sending you in our place because we’re too poor to get to L.A.! To win a ticket for you and a friend (THAT’S TWO TICKETS), let us know which Farm Sanctuary animal you most want to adopt. You can just tell us that you love pigs the most because they’re great or you can play favorites and give us the name of the Farm Sanctuary animal you love the most.
Also, while you’re at it, you should totally actually adopt one! It feels really good to give money to such an awesome organization and you can display their picture on your fridge and in your wallet and when your mom bitches at you, “Why don’t you have kids! You’re so old! And such a disappointment!” you can be like, “WELL, ACTUALLY…”
We’ll randomly pick a winner on Thursday afternoon, so the rest of you will have a chance to buy tickets and go. Seriously, only $100 for an evening of fancy fun, delicious vegan food and drink, and MEETING AND POSSIBLY MARRYING JENNIFER COOLIDGE. All that and the money goes to an amazing cause! You know you were gonna give them $100 anyway, might as well get some booze out of it!

***Contest closed! But you can still buy tickets and go AND YOU SHOULD!***

You totally want to meet Jennifer Coolidge, right? Because she’s the baddest beeyatch on earth and her performance in Best in Show is maybe the best thing that’s ever happened to the motion picture industry. Seriously, during the impending End of Days, if I’m charged with grabbing a few items of cultural significance to preserve for future generations, you better watch the fuck out because racist pieces of shit like Breakfast at Tiffany’s will go down in flames. I’ll be on an inflatable dingy, floating in the debris of our trashed civilization, clutching copies of Cabin BoyBilly Madison, and Best in ShowBELIEVE IT.

Here’s your chance to meet Jennifer Coolidge at a swanky-swank party for Farm Sanctuary! Not only will you meet Coolidge, you’ll rub elbows with Moby (most famous famous vegan), John Salley (he plays sports!), Bob Harper (will he make you do push-ups to earn a second serving of fruit?), and our hero, Farm Sanctuary Founder and President Gene Baur. I mean, we really love Gene Baur. Like a lot. Not only is he wildly attractive, he’s a superhero to the animals, and is very nice to look at.

The reason you’d be hanging out with famous people is that it’s Farm Sanctuary’s 25th year in operation (SO COOL) and they’re celebrating with two mega galas, one in NYC and one in Los Angeles, and you’ll be attending the launch party to get people all hella excited. Fun, right? Now, you might be saying, “Vegansaurus, you are on drugs (true), how can someone so lowly as myself possibly bump uglies (that means “meet,” right?) with the likes of Jennifer Coolidge and Moby?” Well, here’s how!

Vegansaurus is lucky enough to have two tickets to giveaway to the 25th Anniversary Gala launch party this Saturday, Apr. 23, in Los Angeles (at a private home in the Hollywood Hills. FANCY!). That’s right, the pink dino is moving up in the world and we’re taking you with us! Or we’re sending you in our place because we’re too poor to get to L.A.! To win a ticket for you and a friend (THAT’S TWO TICKETS), let us know which Farm Sanctuary animal you most want to adopt. You can just tell us that you love pigs the most because they’re great or you can play favorites and give us the name of the Farm Sanctuary animal you love the most.

Also, while you’re at it, you should totally actually adopt one! It feels really good to give money to such an awesome organization and you can display their picture on your fridge and in your wallet and when your mom bitches at you, “Why don’t you have kids! You’re so old! And such a disappointment!” you can be like, “WELL, ACTUALLY…”

We’ll randomly pick a winner on Thursday afternoon, so the rest of you will have a chance to buy tickets and go. Seriously, only $100 for an evening of fancy fun, delicious vegan food and drink, and MEETING AND POSSIBLY MARRYING JENNIFER COOLIDGE. All that and the money goes to an amazing cause! You know you were gonna give them $100 anyway, might as well get some booze out of it!

03/03/2011

CONTEST CLOSED Vegansaurus Giveaway: Lightlife gift basket!  »

We are rolling in it lately! We be giving away mad vegan goodies left and right. This time, Lightlife generously donated this super-fly gift basket! Check it out: you get a bamboo cutting board with a chopper, a bamboo serving set, several cooking spices, and coupons for the free (!!!) Lightlife products of your choice! Imagine you with your bamboo serving set—you’re all grown up! Big kid style!

To win: comment on this post with your favorite way to eat your favorite vegan Lightlife product! Not all their products are vegan (maybe one day they will be if we are all super sweet and encouraging!) but I just want to hear about you favorite vegan stuff. My favorite is the Smart Links breakfast sausages and I love to eat them with applesauce! I’m so serious. Not like mixed together but at the same time. Shut up, it’s the best! You’re turn!

We’ll pick a winner next Thursday! Go!

02/08/2011

CLOSED! This contest is CLOSED! Last day to enter to win a copy of The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions!  »

Thanks everyone for entering! We’ll announce the winner ASAP!

Are you in the running? All you have to do is leave a comment telling Laura about your favorite vegan food! Or, guess her favorite vegan food! Whichever, just get your name in there before it’s too late! The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions is pretty great and you know you love winning things.

02/02/2011

Vegansaurus Giveaway: The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions! Haley is the winner with “kim chee”!  »

Those geniuses Joni Marie Newman and Celine Steen are at it again! They’ve written a new cookbook, The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions: Veganize It! Foolproof Methods for Transforming Any Dish into a Delicious New Vegan Favorite, and it’s a goodie. Packed with recipes from Beer-Battered Corn Dogs (HELLO!) to Frozen Pot de Crème (HELLO!), this cookbook is outta control. They also have tips for replacing any animal ingredient in pretty much any recipe you could dream up. It’s not only a cookbook, it’s a real resource. Plus, it’s hella cute, easy to follow along, and Joni and Celine are so much fun to read. It’s a keeper.

If you want to win a copy (and you do! because you are a winner!), let me know a food that you like in the comments! Whatever is closest to a my favorite food (don’t try to get it out of me, it’s a SECRET! Just like everything surrounding food should be! Secrets! And lies! What!) will win. Or, you know, I’ll use random.org. We’ll run this until Tuesday, Feb. 8. May the best vegan win! Yes, this giveaway includes a judgement on your character!

10/26/2010

Nasoya + Skinny Bitch + God’s Own Shorts contest ends TODAY! ENTER NOW!  »

OK everyone, today’s deadline for the big Nasoya prize package is 1:30 p.m. Pacific time, which is just over two hours from now. If you haven’t entered already, click through to the original post and enter! What are you waiting for? Do you honestly think you can live one more day without these shorts in your life?

No. The answer is no. So don’t be a dummy and 1.) not enter! or 2.) try to enter by commenting on this post. You’re cleverer than that! Remember: a random number (between one and 2 million) or your halloween costume!

Good luck!

10/19/2010

A Vegansaurus Giveaway: Tofu, cookbook, and THE MOST AMAZING SHORTS EVER!  »

So, last week, we were invited to The Plant Cafe to enjoy a delightful lunch prepared by Nasoya and Kim Barnouin of Skinny Bitch*. The lunch was to celebrate Nasoya’s unleashing of its new website, Nasoya’s Tofu U. It’s actually super-adorable, and aimed at making tofu cooler, which frankly, tofu needs. Tofu is the Urkel to Bacon’s The Fonz. Does that make sense? Anyway, it’s totally rad and adorable so check it out!

NOW, for the exciting part! We’ve giving away a Nasoya gift pack that includes a copy of Kim’s JUST-released Skinny Bitch: Ultimate Everyday Cookbook; three coupons for free Nasoya products; a you-won’t-be-embarrassed-to-wear-it American Apparel Tofu U t-shirt, a Tofu U rucksac (best word ever), and most importantly: THESE AMAZING SHORTS WHICH CAN BE WORN SERIOUSLY OR IRONICALLY AND ARE 100 percent MIND-BLOWING AWESOMENESS:

So if you wanted to go as Lt. Dangle for Halloween, you wouldn’t have to buy  a costume because GIRRRRL, those shorts are ALL you need! If that pair of shorts were a man, I’d already be pregnant KNOW WHAT I’M SAYING. NEITHER DO I.

For a chance to win all this awesome shit, let me know what you’re gonna be for Halloween. Or your favorite fatty bitch recipe. Or a number between 1 and 2 million. WHATEVER! I’ll pick the winner with random.org anyway! Contest ends, let’s say, next Tuesday, Oct. 26. Okay, good luck!!

*As we all know, I am ill pleased with the whole Skinny Bitch thing, but Kim’s cookbook is good, with lots of healthy recipes and beautiful pictures. Also, when I asked Kim about Skinny Bitch being so super fucking gross she said that she knows you don’t have to be skinny to be healthy and that it’s a marketing thing and she’s moving toward a Healthy Bitch brand which I think is rad SO YEAH THAT’S MY STORY.

09/24/2010

How much do we love Manifest Vegan? Let us count the ways. Actually, just trust that it’s a metric shit-ton and LOOK AT THAT PHOTO!!
When you’re done licking the screen, head to Manifest Vegan for the recipe and to enter to win an ice cream maker! Because it’s their first birthday and they’re giving US a present! That’s another reason we love Allyson (the genius behind Manifest Vegan) so much. She knows what we want and what we want is to celebrate her blogirthday by getting free shit. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US!

How much do we love Manifest Vegan? Let us count the ways. Actually, just trust that it’s a metric shit-ton and LOOK AT THAT PHOTO!!

When you’re done licking the screen, head to Manifest Vegan for the recipe and to enter to win an ice cream maker! Because it’s their first birthday and they’re giving US a present! That’s another reason we love Allyson (the genius behind Manifest Vegan) so much. She knows what we want and what we want is to celebrate her blogirthday by getting free shit. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US!

09/21/2010

Fast & Furious Giveaway: Tickets to see Jonathan Safran Foer speak at the Herbst!  »

YOU GUYS! We have some free tickets (at least two, maybe more!) to the City Arts & Lectures talk with Jonathan Safran Foer at the Herbst Theater TOMORROW (Wednesday, Sept. 21) NIGHT! Tickets are $20 but we’re giving ‘em away to a few lucky Vegansaurus readers!

For a chance to win, let us know your favorite animal in the comments, or make some sort of mega-plea. Preferential treatment is given to omnivores (who could really benefit from this talk), people who will make him vegan cupcakes, or people who will ask hard! hitting! questions! that make! people! think! (but in a non-asshole way) BE HONEST WITH YOURSELF IS THAT YOU?

We’ll announce winners early tomorrow morning SO DO IT TO IT. Never fear, If you don’t win, there are still tickets available.

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