[caption id="attachment_516" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="Yay. Spring is here!"] [/caption] Happy spring to you all! I couldn't help but breath a sigh of relief this morning when I remembered that today is the first day of spring. That thought alone got me out of bed and out the door in an unusually chipper manner. I hope the change of season has freshened your outlook too. Now, the moment I know you all have been waiting for. The winner of the FilterForGood Prize Pack is Anna Gregory. Anna said: "My packaging pet peeve is the clamshell bakery packages from the big grocery stores, so much so that if I am buying a yummy lemon meringue pie. I go in when the bakery is open and ask for a cardboard carry home box instead of the clamshell…easier to open and easier to get rid of when done!" I love how Anna came up with a solution to the problem. Now she can break down her cardboard box when she gets home and put it in the recycling bin. Anna's FilterForGood prize pack includes: • Brita Pitcher Water Filtration System (Grand model – 10 glass capacity) • 3-pack of Brita Pitcher Replacement Filters • FilterForGood reusable, BPA-free water bottle Thank you to all for your great responses. I see we all have many packaging pet peeves. I have good news. I'm giving away a copy of the book Ecological Gardening, by Marjorie Harris. I thought it was a good selection, as the first day of spring gets most people thinking about getting out in the garden. In her book, gardening expert Marjorie Harris talks about using alternative fertilizers, ridding your garden of pests, conserving water, composting, mulching and so much more. It's a very exciting giveaway for the season. In order to win a copy of Ecological Gardening, just leave a comment advising me how to get my garden started. I'm a city slicker with minimal gardening space, so any advice will be helpful. You must be a subscriber to be eligible to win, so don't forget to subscribe to my blog. Leave your answer here and I'll pick a winner next Friday. Stay tuned as I'll be giving away more stuff! I have lots more prizes to celebrate spring and Earth Day.