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Giveaway: Neu Year

This giveaway is no longer accepting entries. Thanks to all who participated!

Yesterday, we shared our mammoth frame – a frame built for the sole purpose of displaying our Neu Year calendar. Because, you guys, this calendar is awesome. (Yeah, we said that 5 times yesterday, too!) So to kick off this year with a bang, we’ve teamed with Jesse and James of Neu Year to punch 2013 in the throat!

Here’s the deal. (And it’s such a deal, that we’re going to break this thing down.)

  • It’s big. Like, 27″x39″ big. But it’s also designed beautifully – so much so, we framed it (broken record, yeah, yeah) – and you can see the whole year at once. No flipping through pages or clicking your mouse; it’s all there. The whole year.
  • Better yet, there are no gaps between months. Nope, the days flow from one to the next; there’s no jumping to the next screen or (again!) flipping the page, making the year flow better.
  • The weeks start with Monday. Monday! (You know, for visual clarity.) Neu Year focuses on 52 weeks, not 12 months.
  • You saw that we chose to frame ours vertically, but it’s 2-sided with the option to hang yours horizontally.

Simply put, this calendar just makes sense. It’s like the Swiss Army Knife of calendars (right, Scott?). The organizational nut in me loves it – and really, how many people do you know bring up “calendar talk” over brunch with their friends? Because we do. Yup, we honest to goodness are so smitten with this calendar, that we discuss it over eggs.

But let’s talk about what’s in it for you. We’ve teamed up with Jesse and James to give 3 lucky readers the Neu Year calendar of their choice! Choose between the 2013 Uncoated or 2013 Dry Erase (ooh, see? We won’t even make you build your own frame to write/wipe your deadlines!).

  • Up for grabs: Neu Year calendar of winner’s choice; 3 winners!
  • To enter: Simply comment on this post and let us know, how do you plan to punch 2013 in the throat?
  • For additional entries: Share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter, then come back and leave a comment letting us know. (One additional comment for each method – up to 2 extra entries!)
  • Giveaway ends: Tuesday, January 8th, at 5pm CST
  • Shipping restrictions: None. Neu Year will ship anywhere in the world!
  • And just because: YBH readers get 30% off all orders through January 31st using the code YellowBrickHome.

The lucky dog winner will be selected using random.org and announced on Wednesday, January 9th. Good luck and happy entering!

Product photos via Neu Year.

  • Annabel Vita - January 4, 2013 - 5:48 AM

    I llooooove the look of this calendar!ReplyCancel

  • Kelly - January 4, 2013 - 6:05 AM

    I’m planning on putting this calendar up in my classroom. With 6 grades of elementary school kids a day, I can’t punch 2013 in the throat. (I’d be in the principal’s office.) However, I can teach my kids to have a really awesome year!ReplyCancel

  • Amanda - January 4, 2013 - 6:51 AM

    this calendar makes me happy – i could always use more organization in my life, so much so that one of my goals for this year is to be more organized :) 2013 better watch out because when i have all my sh*t together i am going to be unstoppable!ReplyCancel

  • Kate - January 4, 2013 - 7:14 AM

    I plan to punch 2013 in the throat honestly and face to face – I promise not to sneak up and stab it in the back.ReplyCancel

  • whitkae - January 4, 2013 - 7:33 AM

    Oh my gosh I would love this calendar!! I plan to punch 2013 in the face by getting married in July!! It would help out a ton being able to see the whole year laid out in one place. Not to mention, provide a wonderful place to put “reminders” about things the to-be Mr. could help out with ; )ReplyCancel

  • michelle - January 4, 2013 - 7:39 AM

    I plan to punch 2013 in the face by finally finishing all of the little projects I have started all around the house!ReplyCancel

  • michelle@decorandthedog - January 4, 2013 - 7:45 AM

    I’m going to get tougher. Physically and mentally. Bring it 2013!ReplyCancel

  • Jen N. - January 4, 2013 - 7:54 AM

    Awesome calendar! I plan to punch 2013 in the throat by getting all my little projects that I’ve been avoiding done this year.ReplyCancel

  • Ashley - January 4, 2013 - 7:56 AM

    I’m going to punch 2013 in the face by actually working toward attainable goals. In the past, my goals have been lofty and not normally things I can actually accomplish. This year I’m setting myself up for success! This calendar would be awesome!ReplyCancel

  • Gretchen - January 4, 2013 - 8:06 AM

    I plan on getting healthier right from the start!ReplyCancel

  • Carrie @DreamGreenDIY - January 4, 2013 - 8:07 AM

    Oh, I love this! As for punching 2013 in the throat…I’m planning on being a kinder, more frugal and more relaxed person. Take that new year!!!ReplyCancel

  • Eric - January 4, 2013 - 8:10 AM

    Love it! would love to win… thanks for the blog and contest!ReplyCancel

  • Ashley - January 4, 2013 - 8:11 AM

    I shared the giveaway via Facebook. :)ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca - January 4, 2013 - 8:16 AM

    What a neat calendar! I’m going to punch 2013 in the throat by taking better care of myself, including reading more, working out more, and having more brunch dates with friends.ReplyCancel

  • Rebelwerewolf - January 4, 2013 - 8:28 AM

    We plan on punching 2013 in the throat by enrolling the Badgershrooms in CGC prep classes and then taking (and hopefully passing) the test.

    FYI, January 8th is a Tuesday. (I know this because it’s Mushroom’s last reactive dog class.)ReplyCancel

  • Tangee Davis - January 4, 2013 - 8:33 AM

    That calender is awesome!
    I would punch 2013 in the throat by getting super organized with a brand new calender.ReplyCancel

  • jackie jade - January 4, 2013 - 8:36 AM

    oooh want one!! i’m gonna punch 2013 in the throat by actually getting stuff DONE on my to-do list. first up – new curtains!
    jackiejade.blogspot.comReplyCancel

  • Shannon - January 4, 2013 - 8:49 AM

    I’m hoping to better my work-life balance in 2013! How’s that for a karate chop (more sneaky/stealth than a punch) to the throat?! :)

    ShannonReplyCancel

  • Brenna - January 4, 2013 - 9:03 AM

    I’m planning on punching 2013 in the throat by de-cluttering. I am in college, and my parents are planning on moving to Africa this year (talk about being punched in the throat!), so I have been packing up my childhood room over Christmas break. I’ve officially caught the cleaning bug and am excited to go back to school to simplify my life there. Three cheers for organization!ReplyCancel

  • bpod - January 4, 2013 - 9:15 AM

    I really like this calendar! I work in an environment of electronic calendars, but find I sometimes crave precisely this kind of big-picture view (and this is a nice clean look to boot. I’ve got several major, concurrent projects this year, and am envisioning the milestones for each in a different color to help me better allocate people’s time. Several of the people I work with are visually oriented, so it could become a good reference tool in meetings to illustrate how slips in one area can affect other projects.ReplyCancel

  • julia - January 4, 2013 - 9:22 AM

    this would be awesome. im in the process of buying, thus designing, my first *home* (taking LOTS of inspiration from you both) and this would be perfect!ReplyCancel

  • Ainhoa@ALittleBite - January 4, 2013 - 9:25 AM

    I love it! Just have to figure out where to put it if I win ;)ReplyCancel

  • Molly - January 4, 2013 - 9:32 AM

    I’m going to plan many adventures with my husband once he returns home from deployment with the Navy in April! Would love this calendar to help us organize those plans!ReplyCancel

  • Lauren - January 4, 2013 - 10:21 AM

    I would really like to display this calendar at work! Personally though, I plan to punch 2013 in the throat by paying off all of my credit card debt. I keep saying I’m going to do it, well now’s the time!! I’m determined to knock it out!!ReplyCancel

  • Leslie - January 4, 2013 - 10:51 AM

    I hope to buy a house this year.ReplyCancel

  • Sherri - January 4, 2013 - 11:05 AM

    Sweet giveaway! I haven’t found the right calendar yet, so this would be awesome. I’m going to punch 2013 in the throat by spending less time staring aimlessly at my computer and more time doing things!ReplyCancel

  • Becca - January 4, 2013 - 11:29 AM

    How will punch 2013 in the throat? By getting married this fall!ReplyCancel

  • Jill - January 4, 2013 - 11:35 AM

    I’m going to punch 2013 in the throat by getting on with my life instead of being afraid of it! (Or it’s going to punch me in the throat.)ReplyCancel

  • Rose - January 4, 2013 - 11:36 AM

    2012 was pretty awesome, so I’m going to keep rocking out with my bad self.ReplyCancel

  • Annie - January 4, 2013 - 12:22 PM

    What an awesome calendar! I love when weeks start on Monday’s! I’m going to focus on increasing my trail-running mileage this year.ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay - January 4, 2013 - 12:31 PM

    I am getting on my endless list of house to
    Dos!ReplyCancel

  • Amy - January 4, 2013 - 12:35 PM

    Love the calender! 2013 is the year of the New Job for me, which is terrifying but exciting. :)ReplyCancel

  • Nancy Everett - January 4, 2013 - 12:38 PM

    What a beautiful and useful calendar. I plan on punching 2013 in the throat by keeping very organized in preparation for the arrival of my third child–a girl after two boys–in June. Our family is so excited to meet her and we’re beginning preparations. Yeah for 2013!ReplyCancel

  • boucksy - January 4, 2013 - 12:44 PM

    Thanks for the giveaway Kim + Scott! I plan on punching 2013 in the throat in a lot of ways, but primarily in my health & wellness. I’ve completely transitioned into only organic foods, and am watching my portion sizes so I can lose some weight (I’ve already lost 2 pounds). Biggest part of this so far: signing up for a 5k! I signed up for The Color Run in late May here in Omaha, and can’t wait to punch that in the throat, either!ReplyCancel

  • chrissi - January 4, 2013 - 1:07 PM

    What a great calendar! I plan to finish my master thesis!ReplyCancel

  • Leila Waddell - January 4, 2013 - 1:12 PM

    Nice giveaway! I plan on punching 2013 in the throat losing 10 pounds!ReplyCancel

  • Trude - January 4, 2013 - 1:13 PM

    Love being able to see it all at once, and still have room to write what’s going on! The frame you guys made looks amazing. I plan on making life breathless by getting out a whole lot more (which goes along with finding more dog-friendly things and restaurants around here) than I did in 2012, and doing even more to conquer my frequent migraines. Also, shoot more film. It makes me so damn happy, even if it costs more than digital. :)ReplyCancel

  • Justine - January 4, 2013 - 1:40 PM

    Plan on buying a house in the burbs and finally having room!ReplyCancel

  • Brittany Chambless - January 4, 2013 - 2:17 PM

    Sweet calendar! I will punch 2013 in the face by finishing my RN, BSN and hopefully running my first half marathon!ReplyCancel

  • Karen - January 4, 2013 - 2:52 PM

    by giving up cigarettes!!ReplyCancel

  • ashley @ sunnysideshlee.com - January 4, 2013 - 3:10 PM

    Ah 2013! This is a huge year for me! I turn 30 and I get married. So I plan to tackle 2013 by getting healthy, working on myself and ENJOYING this amazing year that’s to come! :)ReplyCancel

  • Shaun - January 4, 2013 - 3:19 PM

    I’m taking on 2013 by hopefully completing my 30 before 30 list!ReplyCancel

  • Caitlyn - January 4, 2013 - 3:34 PM

    I am gonna punch 2013 in the throat financially. I made a budget for the first time ever. And I am going to stick to it – ALL 12 MONTHS! I SWEAR!ReplyCancel

  • Emily @ Our Waldo Bungie - January 4, 2013 - 4:00 PM

    Oooooh! I was hoping you would do a giveaway of this calendar! It is perfect for what I am looking for in a calendar…. big and awesome (what else could you want, right?)!

    As far as punching 2013 in the throat? I am thinking more foster dogs, more traveling, and getting to the gym more than I did in 2012 (read, zero times).

    Sound throat-punchy enough for you????ReplyCancel

  • SEM - January 4, 2013 - 4:52 PM

    what a hilarious slogan!! i plan to tackle the crap out of my dissertation!

    :)ReplyCancel

  • Mary Frances - January 4, 2013 - 5:03 PM

    2013 is going to be the year of making things happen, rather than sitting back and letting things happen to me. I’m ready to be a bit more intentional with my money and my time.ReplyCancel

  • Katharine - January 4, 2013 - 5:31 PM

    I’m going to pass my qualifying exams! :)ReplyCancel

  • Nina Shim - January 4, 2013 - 6:38 PM

    That’s one helluva fantastic calendar. I prefer to kick things in the shin, but that aside 2013 is gonna be the year I train for & complete at least one 5k run.ReplyCancel

  • Nina Shim - January 4, 2013 - 6:50 PM

    Shared on Facebook. ^.^ReplyCancel

  • CJ - January 4, 2013 - 7:03 PM

    Both my husband and I work and are in school, and we’ve got a lot of improvements on the docket this year for our 110 year old home. This awesome, giant calendar will help us make the most of our time, and help us make sure there is some left for fun :)ReplyCancel

  • Lynn in Michigan - January 4, 2013 - 8:12 PM

    What a COOL calendar! This would help me become more organized in a much more simplistic way. I’m working on destuffing this year. That’s how I’m punchin’ 2013!ReplyCancel

  • April - January 5, 2013 - 2:27 AM

    Aiming for more organization, productivity, and experiences in 2013.ReplyCancel

  • Ruth Crawford - January 5, 2013 - 3:01 AM

    This is a cool calendar. I have a thing for calendars, usually 2 or 3 going for a year, all keeping track of something different. I would love to win this. I plan to punch 2013 in the throat by paying off my credit cards, and quit charging more.ReplyCancel

  • Caroline - January 5, 2013 - 5:32 AM

    I plan to punch 2013 in the throat by revamping my eating habits! Way less processed foods and waay more fresh fruits and veggies.

    Also, I plan to use the phrase “punch in the throat” a lot more often, haha.ReplyCancel

  • Monika - January 5, 2013 - 8:29 AM

    This looks so amazing, I know I can definitely use this for 2013 since I’m still being kicked in the gut by the left over devil 2012! Thanks Kim & Scott so much for sharing this terrific tool. Here’s to a fab 2013!ReplyCancel

  • Victoria - January 5, 2013 - 9:35 AM

    Ooo, I’ve always secretly wanted to punch something in the throat! 2013 is gonna get it as I go 100% paleo and finally get on top of my health/fitness. Thanks for the chance!ReplyCancel

  • Jaclyn - January 5, 2013 - 10:20 AM

    I am going to punch 2013 in the throat by being more intentional about my goals. Instead of just saying what my goals are and hoping I get there, I will have a plan for getting there.ReplyCancel

  • Kelly - January 5, 2013 - 11:00 AM

    Just posted on my FB page about the give away!ReplyCancel

  • Emily K. - January 5, 2013 - 11:55 AM

    Let’s see….how will I punch 2013 in the throat? By getting back on track with finances, fitness, mental health, and motivation! This calendar would be fabulous to have to help me accomplish my goals!ReplyCancel

  • Beth - January 5, 2013 - 12:45 PM

    by celebrating every day with my toddler!ReplyCancel

  • Hannah K. - January 5, 2013 - 2:10 PM

    So cute! I want to punch 2013 in the throat by: being more organized, being healthier, and being more loving.ReplyCancel

  • crystal - January 5, 2013 - 2:11 PM

    My wallop of a punch is that 2013 will be my most financially responsible year.ReplyCancel

  • Abby N - January 5, 2013 - 2:51 PM

    This year is going to be the year of EPIC music class performances, starting with my students performing at the Montana Governor’s inauguration!ReplyCancel

  • Kim - January 5, 2013 - 3:45 PM

    Perfect timing! How did you know that I had been looking for behemoth sized calendar out there other other than the Stendig for months. This year I’m attaempting a Happiness Project of sorts, striving to take better care of myself physically, push myself farther creatively, continue to plan for my future of hopefully running my own bakery some day. Thirteen is going to be lucky year, I can feel it already!ReplyCancel

  • Amanda - January 5, 2013 - 4:35 PM

    This should be an interesting year! I would love to have this calendar, I think it’s so cool!ReplyCancel

  • Molly - January 5, 2013 - 11:48 PM

    This calandar is seriously awesome! I’m going to punch 2013 in the throat by knocking out some walls! We just bought a house, & I’m hoping to get a lot knocked off of our massive to do list.ReplyCancel

  • Mirjam - January 6, 2013 - 3:54 AM

    I plan to punch 2013 in the throat by finally finishing a few projects I started last year and never got to finish!ReplyCancel

  • Mirjam - January 6, 2013 - 3:59 AM

    Shared on Facebook :)ReplyCancel

  • Mari M - January 6, 2013 - 2:50 PM

    This is AWESOME! Oh wait, did you say that already? ;) I plan to punch 2013 in the face by applying to a grad school program, climbing some mountains, and so much more!ReplyCancel

  • spiffi - January 6, 2013 - 7:30 PM

    I plan to punch 2013 in the face by finally figuring out this “work-life balance” thing and travelling to somewhere tropical, which I have never done before!ReplyCancel

  • spiffi - January 6, 2013 - 7:31 PM

    shared on Facebook tooReplyCancel

  • Lauren - January 6, 2013 - 11:29 PM

    Old skool beauty! So much nicer than digital calendars. :)ReplyCancel

  • Lindsey Rose - January 7, 2013 - 8:03 AM

    I’m going to punch 2013 in the throat by having a kick-ass year of my freelance business. It’ll be the first full year, and it’s going to be awesome!!ReplyCancel

  • Lindsey Rose - January 7, 2013 - 8:03 AM

    I’m going to punch 2013 in the throat by having a killer year of my freelance business. It’ll be the first full year, and it’s going to be awesome!!ReplyCancel

  • Jane @ The Borrowed Abode - January 7, 2013 - 8:44 AM

    I’m punching the year in the throat by establishing monthly goals instead of year-long resolutions. January? Finishing abandoned tasks. It already feels oh-so-good.ReplyCancel

  • Kelsey Dipman - January 7, 2013 - 12:43 PM

    Awesome Calendar! I plan on punching 2013 in the throat by marrying my best friend and having THE wedding of the year! Almost a complete DIY!ReplyCancel

  • lindsay currie - January 7, 2013 - 2:49 PM

    2013 watch out! I plan to see every obstacle that arises good or bad as a chance to grow opportunity to exeperience life. With a husband, a baby and a pup there is a lot to stay on top of and this calendar could help keep us in line.ReplyCancel

  • Carms - January 7, 2013 - 2:52 PM

    I love this calendar! I plan to make 2013 my year by knocking out some personal goals for myself: travel and grad school! :)ReplyCancel

  • Julia [Chris Loves Julia] - January 7, 2013 - 5:09 PM

    2013 is our year. We just keep saying that with every intention of everything we wanted in 2012 and then some coming true. Take that, 2013!ReplyCancel

  • Ashley - January 8, 2013 - 2:14 AM

    Working and looking forward to learning a TON in 2013 in order to change up my career. I would loooove this calendar for marking up those class deadlines!ReplyCancel

  • Carrie - January 8, 2013 - 11:01 AM

    I would love to get more organized and build out a home office this year and a Neu Year calendar would definitely help me get my butt in gear!ReplyCancel

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