8th Day of Christmas Giveaway: Americolor Soft Gel Paste (closed)

December 12, 2011
Americolor Soft Gel Paste

On the 8th day of Christmas, there was a box of my favorite food coloring! I love Americolor products. My parents owned a bakery when I was younger and my mom always used Americolor for her cakes & cookies. A little goes a long way and the colors are beautiful. And I think you need [...]

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7th Day of Christmas Giveaway: Silpat (closed)

December 9, 2011

On the 7th day of Christmas, there were reusable silicon baking mats! I’ve gone back and forth on the parchment vs silpat thing several times over the last few years. When it comes down to it, I’ll never realize right before scooping cookie dough that I’ve run out of silpat Nothing sticks to it and [...]

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6th Day of Christmas Giveaway: Scharffen Berger Chocolate (closed)

December 8, 2011
Scharffen Berger Chocolates

On the 6th day of Christmas, there was chocolate! When you go through as much chocolate as we do, you can either make 50 trips to the grocery store a year or you buy in bulk. Most of the chocolate used in the goodies I make comes from a 10 lb bar that I order [...]

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5th Day of Christmas Giveaway: Apron (closed)

December 7, 2011
ASD Living Fantasia

On the 5th day of Christmas, there were super cute aprons! We’ve previously discussed my weakness for cute aprons. So many times that you should probably send me a bill. But I will happily enable you if it’s your weakness, too. To enter, answer the questions in the comments below: How many aprons do you [...]

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4th Day of Christmas Giveaway: All-Clad 10-inch Frying Pan (closed)

December 6, 2011
All-Clad 10-inch Frying Pan

On the 4th day of Christmas, there was the most popular piece of cookware in our kitchen! Before we got married, we attended a marriage prep seminar hosted by our church. The lunch session was led by an assistant pastor-slash-chef (for real) and centered on cooking and sharing time together in the kitchen. He shared [...]

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3rd Day of Christmas Giveaway: Donut Pan (closed)

December 5, 2011
Norpro Donut Pan

On the 3rd day of Christmas, there were donuts! This donut pan was one of the funnest – and sweetest – purchases I made all year. Homemade, fun donut flavors are less than 30 minutes away. If you’re at a loss for what kind of donut you’d make first, I have three words for you: [...]

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2nd Day of Christmas Giveaway: Vanilla Beans (closed)

December 2, 2011
Vanilla Beans

On the 2nd day of Christmas, there were vanilla beans! I go through lots of vanilla beans each year. I make homemade vanilla extract for myself and our Christmas gift baskets. And I love to add the scrapings of a vanilla pod to every non-chocolate dessert that calls for vanilla extract. Everything tastes better when [...]

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1st Day of Christmas Giveaway: Envirosax Bags (Closed)

December 1, 2011
Envirosax (Origami)

It’s the 12 Days of Christmas giveaway! I’m really excited about the holidays this year. Our daughter is old enough to oooh and aaah over the Christmas lights and tree, a fun improvement over the indifferent drool factory that was last Christmas. Of course, she’s also big enough to throw ornaments across the room and [...]

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