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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

giveaway time!

thanks for entering! :)

we're a few followers short of 100...
but i just couldn't wait any longer!

in the three short months that i have been blogging,
i've been so lucky to have such an amazing group of followers.
you all are so kind & supportive,
you're encouraging & inspiring,
creative & wonderful...
& pretty much the best.

to thank you for being you
{& following me!},
i'm giving away the

food network magazine's
great easy meals
250 fun & fast recipes

this is the first cookbook from the hugely popular
food network magazine.
it's 416 pages & packed with 250 beautifully photographed recipes; fun, interactive features from cover to cover; sneak peeks inside the food network stars' home kitchens; an all-photo recipe index; & dozens of shopping & cooking tips! every page of this new book inspires home cooks with fun & fast new dinner ideas!

i have to say,
i LOVE cookbooks with loads of pictures -
& this cookbook has a picture for every.single.recipe. :D

but, whoa... hold your horses!
that's not all, friends!
because i really, really love you, dear followers,
i'm also giving away a

$25 giftcard!

you can buy a few awesome kitchen gadgets to go with your new cookbook!

now, the rules & how to enter!

. you must be a follower of delightfully dowling .
{through google friend connect, facebook, or twitter}

. to enter, leave a comment on this post telling me what you plan to do with your $25 .
{1 entry per person, please!}

*for {up to 2} additional entries*
. share on facebook .
. share on twitter .
{please leave a comment for each additional entry!}

that's it!
good luck, friends!
& thank you for everything!

a winner will be selected friday, april 15, 2011
by the random number generator at

until next time,


  1. I'd love to buy a new book for my Kindle :)

  2. I'd love to purchase some new spatulas :)

  3. I've wanted a mandoline slicer for a long time. :)

  4. I'd love to get some fun spices and seasonings!

  5. I'm a follower on Twitter and I would definitely use the gift card to buy some new books.

  6. I tweeted -

  7. I posted a link on Facebook.

  8. I would love to buy a digital scale.

  9. I love to cook and would love and need a new set of really good knifes or Id purchase cook books for my kindle.

  10. Since my Hubby does most of the cooking, I will give it to him. He always wants a new pot or pan to try out!

    Alyzabeth's Mommy

  11. I am a follower and "liked" on Facebook.

    Alyzabeth's Mommy

  12. I am a follower and liked on Facebook - thanks to Lark for the FYI about your great blog!

    I would FOR SURE by a cupcake decorating book. There is the Art of the Cupcake I have wanted so bad.

    Thanks so much!!!

  13. I'm a follower and I would get some more supplies for my little kitchen like some cake pans!

  14. Congrats on reaching 100 followers, girl! And thanks for the chance to win! I'm a follower of course :) I would of course use my gift card for a cookbook or two, or some kitchen gadgets like you mentioned like a pizza stone or ice cream maker.

  15. Congratulations!! So exciting! I love to cook and eat of course! Posted your giveway on my blog and I am a follower!

  16. Way over 100 as of this moment! Congrats on how your blog has grown! It's no wonder with all the yummy recipes you post!
    What a wonderful giveaway! I'm dying for an immersion blender for soups and sauces!

  17. Congratulations on hitting passed 100! That is great! I love cookbooks! They are my weakness and I would just love to add one to my already growing collection ;) If I were to win this contest, I would probably use that 25 dollar gift card to purchase more cookbooks ;) <3 em!!

    I am a follwer on Facebook and on Blogger ;)

  18. Im a follower. The cookbook looks great.

    I would put it towards a foodmill.

  19. I'm a follower. I would use the $25 gift card for a new set of nested measuring spoons since I accidentally melted one of mine! :( Also, I have had my eye on a home decor book.

  20. $25 dollars... hmmm. I have been really wanting to get a tube pan that I can use for angel food cake, monkey bread, etc. I'm thinking that it could be great for that! Thanks for the giveaway!

  21. I need some more kitchen gadgets, like a cheese grater! Mine stinks and I grate cheese all the time. I want to get the Wii Zumba too. Great giveaway, I appreciate it, thanks!

  22. I would love to buy Martha Stewart's Cupcake book.

  23. I would buy a pastry mat. I am procrastinating making my own pie crust cause I don't have one... :)

  24. I would buy some books for my kindle or I would have to buy some more cook books :-)

  25. I am not sure how to do this but I just posted a link on FB for people to check out your giveaway and posted a link but I am not sure how to post it on here!

  26. I would put it toward a food processor that I desperately need :)

  27. I am a follower both through Google and Facebook :)