SerenDIPity: Giveaway with Sharon Sloan

SerenDIPity (And a Christmas Give-Away!)


“…send portions of food…celebrate with great joy…”

Nehemiah 8:12





Thank you to Karen Ehman for inviting me to guest post today! I am humbled and honored! Thank you, Karen!!! You are a woman I admire, and I am so grateful for your enthusiasm and kindness as I share SerenDIPity!

Do you enjoy gathering family and friends together for fellowship, fun and food? Do you want to open your home in hospitality but feel a little unsure or intimidated? SerenDIPity ~ a unique and fun dip party ~ is the perfect way to entertain! Whether you are enthusiastic about entertaining or feel tentative about it, SerenDIPity is for you! You can keep it very simple or give it more layers of fun depending on your schedule, your resources and your energy!

The holiday season is here! Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s are all wonderful holidays where we love to gather family and friends together. A SerenDIPity party is a great way to open your home, entertain and bless others! EVERYONE BRINGS A DIP so the variety of nosh and the sharing of the preparation make the celebration fun and easy! If you choose to add friendly competition and award prizes, you can give Christmas ornaments or something related to the holidays! (Click here for my Awards List.)

In my book, SerenDIPity ~ Celebrating Dips, Faith & Friendship, I share the simple why-to and how-to of hospitality. Specifically, I invite you to host your very own SerenDIPity – a unique and fun dip party that gathers family and friends together for fellowship, food, light-hearted competition and laughter!

This fun and practical why to and how to book will help you:

  1. Open up your home and heart through hospitality.
  2. Creatively prepare and execute your own SerenDIPity party.
  3. Set the stage for fun, friends, and fellowship.
  4. Learn the ins and outs of hosting fun contests and giveaways.
  5. Prepare savory and sweet dips.
  6. Be inspired on how to reach out with SerenDIPity.
  7. Know what the Bible says about hospitality and fellowship.

Check out these Christmas dips at All Recipes (click here)! I am making my grocery list and checking it twice!!! Autumn, winter and Christmas dips are so much fun! I am for sure making the



Holiday Hot Spinach Dip

and the



Cream Cheese Penguins with Dip!!!!

To purchase the book, you can click here! It is available in paperback, Kindle, Nook and PDF! Read what people are saying about SerenDIPity by clicking here!

While you are at it, grab a spoon and dip into some free resources!!!

5-days-of-presentationpin1Click here and just enter your name to receive five days of dip presentation ideas by our family and friends!

Click here for some free hostess-helpful printables!

Caramel Espresso Dip by Kelly G.

And my favorite — Dollops of Scripture

And of course, you can Pinterest along with SerenDIPity by clicking here!

The SerenDIPity book makes a great hostess gift or gift for a teacher. Couple it with a ceramic dip bowl and you have a lovely present to give!

I would love to give away this prize for one of Karen’s readers/commenters. A SerenDIPity book, a ceramic red dip bowl and a cloth Christmas serving napkin with the name of Jesus on it.

It’s easy to enter to win! Here’s all you have to do:

1 – Sign up for the FREE 5-Days of Dip Presentation series or Follow SerenDIPity on Pinterest or “LIKE” SerenDIPity on Facebook or Follow SerenDIPity on Twitter; and

2 — Leave a comment below with your name and contact information.

We will pick a winner in a few days who will receive a SerenDIPity book and the gifts pictured above!

In the meantime, consider planning and hosting your own personalized SerenDIPity!!! Thanks for visiting me here at Karen’s warm and friendly blog today! Have a DIPlightful day!!! ~ Sharon Sloan

“Always be eager to practice hospitality.” 

Romans 12:13


  1. I have been looking for ways to show hospitality (and hence, Christian love) to my neighbors. Am hosting a cookie exchange in a couple of weeks, but was wondering what to do next. This book sounds like it is the key to another fun evening.

  2. I signed up for the 5 days of tips! The book sounds great.I would love to win this and put it to good use!
    monk5 at charter dot net

  3. Thank you so much for the chance to get these tips! I am always looking for some helpers, especially at this time of the year. Could I just be contacted for my physical address via my email address should I be chosen? I didn’t want to put my physical address out there for all to see. Thank you!

  4. 1019 Laurel Ave
    Olivehurst, Ca
    Can hardly wait to try these on family and friends. Have a great day!

    1. Hi Teresa! I think many of us feel vulnerable when we open our hearts and homes. I really believe hospitality reflects the heart of God and He will bless you! SerenDIPity is a great way to do it!

  5. I signed up for the 5 days of dips! I love the idea of a SerenDIPity party! Thanks for the great ideas! I’d love to win a copy of the book!

  6. I’m eager to receive the five days of dip presentation and I’ve looked over your site. I’ve been called to hospitality and look forward to learning much more from you. Thanks!

  7. I love having people over to my house to hang out or play games. We usually host a small group at our home too. Looking forward to some new and great ideas.

  8. This book sounds very interesting and I want to read it and share it with my friends-my sister’s:) Thanks for a chance to win this fun giveaway. If I win, I would use the bowl at our family’s Christmas gathering-filled with dip of course:)

  9. How fun…looking forward to reading this book. I am looking for fun and new ways to make my open house exciting this year. What a great start…this book. May your holidays be blessed and Merry Christmas!

    Smiles, Robin :)

    ps-signed up for the 5 day post…so looking forward to them!

  10. Hi Sharon and Karen, love that rhyming greeting! Lol! Signed up for the 5 day posts and I am definitely going to try those penguins! They are so cute and I bet they are tasty! Thanks as always for sharing and opportunities to win some great ideas!

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