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Tuesday, March 11, 2008


bloggy giveaway :: a williams-sonoma gift card!

it's true.

i'm giving away a $50 gift card for williams-sonoma! w00t!

okay, all you foodies out there---what's on your wish list? have you been hankering for a new cake pan? or maybe your favorite skillet has seen better days? or maybe something fun like a decorating kit would just make your day? whatever your desire--you deserve it! enter the
giveaway--it's easy. i'll be picking a winner (randomly) on May 1st. the giveaway closes at 5pm EST on April 30th.

here's what you do to win:

:: mention this giveaway on your blog with a link to this post. (maybe mention what you would buy with the gift card if you won it?)

:: leave a comment on this post with a direct link to your blog post that mentions the giveaway

:: check back here on MAY 1st, noon EST to see if you won

easy-peasy. now getting browsing! and remember the giveaway closes April 30th, 5pm EST

: )


Blogger Lesha said...

I blogged about your giveaway here.
Have a blessed day! :)

March 11, 2008 at 3:49 PM  
Blogger Rachelle said...

How exciting!! I told all about this! I think if I won, I'd check out some new salt & pepper mills. Nothing like fresh cracked pepper and salt!

Check it out :)

March 12, 2008 at 3:36 PM  
Anonymous ntsc said...

Well I did, blog about it that is.

March 12, 2008 at 4:17 PM  
Blogger Marilyn said...

What an awesome giveaway! I blogged about it here on Yummy Things & Cupcake Dreams. Thank you so much!

Take Care,

March 12, 2008 at 7:05 PM  
Blogger CB said...

ooohhhh this is fabulous! I hope I win!!
-Clara @ I♥food4thought

March 12, 2008 at 7:19 PM  
Anonymous Becca Porter said...

Wonderful give away! I blogged about it today...

March 13, 2008 at 10:08 AM  
Blogger kate said...

BECCA: please leave the URL for your post! thanks!!!


March 13, 2008 at 12:20 PM  
Blogger E said...

Here's my blog about your givaway

That is tooo coool

March 13, 2008 at 1:48 PM  
Blogger Rachel said...

posted and linked

March 13, 2008 at 2:02 PM  
Anonymous ntsc said...

Becca Porter's post on your blog can be found here at the bottom of the post

March 13, 2008 at 2:32 PM  
Anonymous ntsc said...

I'll try again:

Please delete the above post as it is a false link.

March 13, 2008 at 2:35 PM  
Anonymous ntsc said...

That didn't work either, the end of the link is being truncated.

So I'm not certain how to point you to it. You can get there from a link on my website it is the March 13 post on my link Porter House.

March 13, 2008 at 2:39 PM  
Blogger kate said...

NTSC: got it--the link worked fine!

March 13, 2008 at 2:47 PM  
Blogger ScottE. said...

Oh oh! Pick me!

I love Williams Sonoma with a passion...and having just bought my first home, this would come in handy.

Thanks for the opportunity.

I've blogged your giveaway on my site at Eat With Me.

March 13, 2008 at 2:54 PM  
Anonymous Cindy said...

Blogged it here:

Can't wait to hear what is bought by whomever wins! :)

March 13, 2008 at 3:46 PM  
OpenID chelley325 said...

I blogged about it! What a fantastic giveaway!

March 13, 2008 at 4:39 PM  
Blogger Lauren said...

I blogged about it - AWESOME! Thanks!

March 13, 2008 at 5:01 PM  
OpenID lovestoeat said...

I put you in my blog!!!! I love the specialty items there!
Check it out at!

March 13, 2008 at 5:08 PM  
Blogger Jhianna said...

What a great giveaway! I blogged about it at Burned Bits, thanks!

March 13, 2008 at 7:08 PM  
Blogger Hippy RN said...

How fun! I posted about this on Food is Yummy! I love that store. My new house and pregnant belly would thank you if you chose me! :)

March 14, 2008 at 8:52 AM  
Blogger Chief Family Officer said...

I blogged about your giveaway at CFO Reviews. Thanks for a fun contest!

March 14, 2008 at 3:27 PM  
Blogger Mark Boxshus "Cookie Doctor" said...

Way to go. This will surely generate buzz, grow your audience and get your message out there. I too have a few things on the back burner. Stay tuned.........

March 14, 2008 at 3:34 PM  
Blogger jbubolz-miller said...

Well, I seriusly love the railway cake pan!

March 14, 2008 at 5:11 PM  
Blogger BellaLovesPink said...

Oooh ooh ooh!! Count me in!!!

March 14, 2008 at 5:35 PM  
Blogger Jenna Z said...

Splendid! Blogged! Thanks for adding my name to the hat!

March 14, 2008 at 6:09 PM  
Blogger Jenna Z said...

This comment has been removed by the author.

March 14, 2008 at 6:09 PM  
Blogger aBookworm said...

What a great prize! I love W-S! Count me in :)

I've blogged it in my contest/giveaway blog - A Bookworm's Diary. Thanks!

callmeabookworm at gmail dot com

March 14, 2008 at 9:14 PM  
Blogger Bunny B said...

Cool! Blogged about this here! Thanks!

March 14, 2008 at 10:37 PM  
Blogger The Queen of Quite a Lot said...

You rock!
I posted about this at:

March 15, 2008 at 12:18 PM  
Blogger lace said...

Williams-Sonoma is the best! I would love to pick out something new. I'd probably put the gc towards a waffle maker (mine broke) or a yogurt maker.

posted here:

March 15, 2008 at 5:28 PM  
Anonymous A Contest Blog by valmg said...

I blogged your contest on A Contest Blog at . I need a new skillet. Good luck with the contest.

March 15, 2008 at 10:38 PM  
Blogger Pom said...

You can find my lust for new glassware here:


March 16, 2008 at 1:20 AM  
Blogger Heather said...

Mmmm... my mouth is watering at the thought of steaks seared to perfection on a Cherry Red Le Creuset griddle pan ;) Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

My link can be found here:

March 16, 2008 at 2:55 AM  
Blogger Uniquely Yours said...

Thanks this is great! I'd love some meat.

March 16, 2008 at 6:38 PM  
Blogger Doreen said...

Wow, I spent a long time looking at Williams Sonoma! :)) Please, please pick me! I would love to share whatever I have with my Mom! I blogged ya here: .

March 16, 2008 at 7:15 PM  
OpenID thediaperdiaries said...

Here is the link.
Thanks for the chance to win!!

March 16, 2008 at 10:09 PM  
Blogger Emily (Laundry and Lullabies) said...

I blogged about your contest here: Thanks for the fun giveaway and the excuse to browse around one of my favorite stores. :)

March 16, 2008 at 11:29 PM  
Blogger Jenny said...

Here's my post:

March 16, 2008 at 11:48 PM  
Blogger Naomi said...

I posted here:

Come visit my blog next week for a baking-related giveaway!

March 17, 2008 at 12:13 AM  
Blogger nor_lou at hotmail com said...

blogged you here

March 17, 2008 at 12:40 AM  
Blogger Jinxy & Me said...

I blogged about the giveaway here:

March 17, 2008 at 1:23 AM  
Blogger Jessie R. said...

What a cool giveaway! I hope I get it! Thanks for giving me the chance!

March 17, 2008 at 5:39 AM  
Blogger peekab00 said...

Wow... i would love to win.. count me in...

March 17, 2008 at 6:46 AM  
Anonymous leanne said...

What fun! I made a list of things I would buy with gifted money.

March 17, 2008 at 12:39 PM  
Anonymous said...

Wow! I love this store! I just posted all that I would love to get on my website with this post:

Please enter me for the giveaway!

March 17, 2008 at 1:17 PM  
Blogger Mary512 said...

blogged ya:

thanks for the great giveaway!

March 17, 2008 at 1:29 PM  
Blogger Robin said...

Blogged you as well! Very generous of you :-)

March 18, 2008 at 10:26 AM  
Blogger Mrs. W said...

Wowza, wowza! That's a super-generous giveaway!

I did my part to spread the word on my blog.

There are so many awesome things at W-S to choose from... I know it would be fun shopping if I won!

Have fun with this...

March 18, 2008 at 12:34 PM  
Blogger beckster said...

What an incredible giveaway! I blogged about it here: Thank you for entering me!

March 18, 2008 at 11:37 PM  
Blogger Double Happiness said...

Fantastic giveaway!

I Blogged it on my site,

March 19, 2008 at 10:02 AM  
Blogger Kandice's Kooking Kreations said...

OH I hope I win! Thanks!

March 19, 2008 at 2:47 PM  
Blogger daphne said...

Oh goodie! That is generous of you!

Here is my entry


March 19, 2008 at 8:52 PM  
Blogger Karen Erickson said...

What a great giveaway, thank you! I blogged about it today:


March 20, 2008 at 12:17 AM  
Blogger ~Amber~ said...

What an awesome giveaway. I would be thrilled if I won. Good luck to everyone.

Here is a link to my blog entry.

March 20, 2008 at 12:45 PM  
Blogger Erica said...

Blogged about it here!!!

March 20, 2008 at 10:06 PM  
OpenID smellslikehome said...

what a FABULOUS idea for a give-away!!!

March 21, 2008 at 4:07 PM  
Blogger Megan said...

A gift card from my favorite store. Count me in. I blogged here:

March 22, 2008 at 11:18 AM  
Blogger Brave Astronaut said...

My post is here. Everybody else can stop now, I am the winner.

March 24, 2008 at 12:54 AM  
Blogger Jaime said...

This is great! I blogged about it here:


March 24, 2008 at 1:16 PM  
Blogger deLa said...

how awesome of you! my post about it is here -

March 25, 2008 at 3:30 PM  
Blogger CRS said...


I blogged:

March 25, 2008 at 4:29 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

How fun! I just blogged about it at:

March 25, 2008 at 5:06 PM  
Blogger Janel said...

Oh, what a great giveaway! I blogged about it for sure!!!

If I won, I would get a french press or new coffee grinder. I have had my same grinder for 12 years!!!

March 25, 2008 at 9:10 PM  
Anonymous Christine Leong said...

Sweet! It's been blogged here:

I need to get stuff since I'm a novice baker :) Thanks muchie!

March 28, 2008 at 3:25 PM  
Blogger SpicyOne said...

Williams Sonoma has some good stuff.
I'd like to win.

March 30, 2008 at 11:51 AM  
Blogger Deborah said...

Count me in! I blogged about WS goodness here:

Thanks for doing this!

March 30, 2008 at 6:00 PM  
Blogger Michelle said...

Count me in!

So fun :)

March 30, 2008 at 8:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Food processor on my wish list!

March 30, 2008 at 11:12 PM  
Blogger Lilith Silvermane said...

I love to dream.. and this allowed me to dream about what I would get if I won this!

I also allowed other people to dream by posting this on my blog, You can see that here


March 31, 2008 at 12:44 PM  
Blogger Babalu said...

I would like the salt and pepper mills, as mine got clogged and had to be tossed.

April 1, 2008 at 10:28 AM  
Blogger Kimi said...

Here is the link to my blog with the giveaway!


April 2, 2008 at 8:40 AM  
Blogger Kimi said...

I think I lost my first post.
Here is the link to the blog with the giveaway mention

I am so excited! What a great idea!

April 2, 2008 at 8:44 AM  
Blogger The Food Hunter said...

This is a great idea. Thanks

April 2, 2008 at 10:01 PM  
Anonymous Carrie said...

I posted about your give-away today. Thanks so much for stopping by to let me know about it. I'm so excited!

April 5, 2008 at 10:06 PM  
Blogger Kelly said...

I've registerd for the contest


April 6, 2008 at 9:45 AM  
Blogger carolsue said...

I'd love to win this. I need a Rice Cooker! I blogged about you here:


April 6, 2008 at 9:31 PM  
Blogger Timothy Sternberg said...

wwdkuhI'd check out some new salt & pepper mills.

April 7, 2008 at 9:42 AM  
Blogger Helen1949 said...

Great prize. I would love to have it.

April 8, 2008 at 10:05 PM  
Anonymous kN said...

Ooh! I'm not too late. Hooray! I thought it closed 1 April and I had just put it off terribly. Well, I still did put it off terribly, but at least I still have a chance! :D

April 9, 2008 at 11:53 PM  
Anonymous kn said...

Hooray! My post is up and running What I would buy…

April 10, 2008 at 12:12 AM  
Anonymous Carrie said...

I also posted about it here:

April 10, 2008 at 9:42 PM  
Blogger BusyMom said...

I'm new to blogging but I'll give it a try. Great prize, love to cook!

April 11, 2008 at 8:00 PM  
Blogger Becky said...

I love easy contests! I blogged about it here:


April 12, 2008 at 11:41 PM  
Blogger Maxfield Family said...

Count me in - great giveaway! I posted about it at


April 14, 2008 at 4:22 PM  
Blogger Katie said...

What a fabulous giveaway!
My birthday is coming up and this would be a great present!
Check out my post here.

April 15, 2008 at 4:59 PM  
Anonymous Carrie said...

15 more days!
I'm so excited! :)

April 15, 2008 at 6:23 PM  
Blogger Andrea said...

This is a great giveaway!

I blogged about it here....

April 19, 2008 at 10:29 PM  
Anonymous Debbie said...

Kelly told me about your give away. Thanks, love williams-sonoma. Not sure what a would buy if I won. Put you on my blog.

April 22, 2008 at 8:04 PM  
Blogger Bebemiqui said...

I blogged it here:


April 22, 2008 at 9:22 PM  
Anonymous Courtney said...

Blogged it here. Thanks for the chance to win!

April 23, 2008 at 1:22 PM  
Blogger Barbara said...

Just posted about the gift card giveaway on my blog.
Here’s the link

April 23, 2008 at 8:31 PM  
Blogger stampedwithgrace said...

how fun! I'd love to win! I blogged you at

April 23, 2008 at 11:28 PM  
Blogger Our Prim Nest said...

Cross my fingers and hope to win~!
Check out your giveaway at my blog. Happy Friday, Kim

April 25, 2008 at 7:14 PM  
Anonymous Megret said...

I would be tickled pink to win!!
Thanks for the contest!
I blogged about it here. (Oh, did I ever.)

April 27, 2008 at 9:14 AM  
Blogger michelle said...

There are so many things I would love to get at Williams-Sonoma...a Le Crueset dutch oven, turkey brine, gizmos and gadgets, new dish towels...the gift certificate would most definitely not go to waste.

I have blogged about this contest at

michelle (at) northofthe49 (dot) com

April 28, 2008 at 11:40 AM  
Blogger boobles2 said...

Wow, what a great prize, please enter me

April 29, 2008 at 7:32 AM  
Blogger Timothy Sternberg said...

Great giveaway.

May 8, 2008 at 9:28 AM  

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