# BEB is 7 Years Old! A BIG Birthday Giveaway! (winner announced)

**UPDATE:** The winner of the BEB birthday giveaway is:

**#8,692 – Lisa D:** *“I follow you on Twitter”*

Congratulations, Lisa! Be sure to reply to the email you’ve been sent, and your choice of a prize will be shipped out to you!

[and a repurposed birthday cake from my Chief Culinary Consultant's birthday this past weekend :)]

Seven years ago today, in this little corner of the Internet, I wrote about Italian Wedding Soup and shared the recipe with whoever was reading (presumably, only my mom and my sister). Since then, this site has grown into more than I could have ever imagined, thanks in large part to all of you! You’ve shared life’s ups and downs with me, as well as countless kitchen adventures.

As a thank you, I’m having a * reader’s choice* giveaway! The lucky winner will be able to choose from the following prizes:

**1. Canon Rebel T3i Digital SLR Camera**

**2. Apple iPad Air** (16GB, your choice of space gray or silver)

**3. KitchenAid Professional 6-Quart Stand Mixer** (in color of your choice)

**4. $500 Amazon.com Gift Card**

Read below for details on how to enter to win!

Thank you all again for being a part of Brown Eyed Baker and for making this site what it is!

### GIVEAWAY DETAILS

One winner will receive their choice of the following:

- Canon T3i dSLR Camera
- Apple 16GB iPad Air
- KitchenAid Professional 6-Quart Stand Mixer
- $500 Amazon.com Gift Card

### HOW TO ENTER

To enter to win, simply leave a comment on this post and answer the question:

“What’s your favorite Brown Eyed Baker recipe?”

You can receive up to FIVE additional entries to win by doing the following:

1. Subscribe to Brown Eyed Baker by either RSS or email. Come back and let me know you’ve subscribed *in an additional comment on this post*.

2. Become a fan of Brown Eyed Baker on Facebook. Come back and let me know you became a fan *in an additional comment on this post*.

3. Follow Brown Eyed Baker on Pinterest. Come back and let me know you became a fan *in an additional comment on this post*.

4. Follow @thebrowneyedbaker on Instagram. Come back and let me know you’ve followed *in an additional comment on this post*.

5. Follow @browneyedbaker on Twitter. Come back and let me know you’ve followed *in an additional comment on this post*.

Deadline: Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 11:59pm EST.

Winner: The winner will be chosen at random using Random.org and announced at the top of this post. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, another winner will be selected.

Disclaimer: This giveaway is sponsored by Brown Eyed Baker.

**GOOD LUCK!**

Lisa HonFebruary 11, 2014at12:58 amI liked you on Facebook!

Sarah EonFebruary 11, 2014at12:58 amThis is so hard to decide, because I love all your recipes, but I am a red velvet fan so i would say you red velvet brownies

KateonFebruary 11, 2014at12:58 amMy favourite recipe has to be the Sausage, Mozzarella & Basil Stuffed Peppers. Delicious!

KateonFebruary 11, 2014at12:59 amI followed you on Instagram!

Chioma AmugoonFebruary 11, 2014at12:59 amThe baileys Guinness chocolate cake. Congrats on ur 7year anniversary

EmilyonFebruary 11, 2014at12:59 amMy favorite would have to be the carrot cake. I made it for Thanksgiving this year, and it was PERFECT!

Sarah EonFebruary 11, 2014at12:59 amI suscribe to your email

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Sarah EonFebruary 11, 2014at1:00 amI follow you on Twitter

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EmilyonFebruary 11, 2014at1:01 amI subscribed via email!

MelissaonFebruary 11, 2014at1:01 amSo many, but your S’mores brownies truly are a household fave here!

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MelissaonFebruary 11, 2014at1:02 amI follow on twitter @justtellmewhen

Sarah EonFebruary 11, 2014at1:02 amI follow you on Pinterest

DanielaonFebruary 11, 2014at1:02 amHi,

congratulations!!

I must admit I love to check on what your Dogs are up to.

The recipes are all lovely.

ChristyonFebruary 11, 2014at1:04 amI love the chocolate cupcakes with pb frosting!

ChristyonFebruary 11, 2014at1:05 amI follow you on Pinterest

Betsy TonFebruary 11, 2014at1:06 amHomemade peanut butter!!

TeenyonFebruary 11, 2014at1:06 amHo ho cake!

WendyonFebruary 11, 2014at1:06 amHappy birthday! My favorite recipe of yours is the chocolate chip cookie recipe.

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DebraonFebruary 11, 2014at1:07 ammy favorite from you is the Irish cupcakes. They were so wonderful. This is one blog I return to on a regular basis….most lose me when they go off topic too much, and that happens often. Thanks.

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KristenonFebruary 11, 2014at1:08 ammy favorite brown eyed baker recipe is rocky road rice krispie treats

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KristenonFebruary 11, 2014at1:09 ami followed on instagram

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Kelsey BarononFebruary 11, 2014at1:10 amYour white chocolate chip macadamia nut cookies are to die for, & so are your blondie version with the shredded coconut. I cannot wait to try making your Red Velvet poke cake!

Kelsey BarononFebruary 11, 2014at1:10 amI liked you on Facebook!

Kelsey BarononFebruary 11, 2014at1:11 amI followed you, from my mom’s Pinterest, because I don’t have one and she loves posting recipes!

IlonaonFebruary 11, 2014at1:13 amPeanut butter Nanaimo bars

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Carrie kalapalaonFebruary 11, 2014at1:15 amMy favorite is Chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter frosting and Hubby’s is General Tso’s chicken!

D CurtisonFebruary 11, 2014at1:16 amHomemade marshmallow crème-the best!

NancyonFebruary 11, 2014at1:19 amThe Root Beer Float Cake!

CharlesonFebruary 11, 2014at1:22 amSnickerdoodle Biscotti! Delicious!

EmilieonFebruary 11, 2014at1:22 amEverything bagels!

EmilieonFebruary 11, 2014at1:24 amI followed you on twitter!

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ViktoriyaonFebruary 11, 2014at1:27 amI’ve made a tone of your recipes, but the one that comes to mind immediately is the amazing Apple Dumplings recipe!!!

EmilieonFebruary 11, 2014at1:28 amI followed you on Pinterest!

SusanonFebruary 11, 2014at1:29 amRoasted banana ice cream.

LuciaonFebruary 11, 2014at1:30 amthe fig and almond cheesecake was amazing

JanineonFebruary 11, 2014at1:31 amMy favorite is your honey beer bread. I just made it for the Superbowl!

shira sonFebruary 11, 2014at1:31 amI just made the chocolate chip peanut butter cookies bars. They are my new favorite!

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OliviaonFebruary 11, 2014at1:31 amYour soft pretzel recipe is delicious! Definitely a favorite go-to snack in my household.

EmmaonFebruary 11, 2014at1:31 amThe dark chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter frosting are perfection!

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AnastasiaonFebruary 11, 2014at1:34 amSo many great recipes to choose from! One that I love is the Caramelized Onion, Mushroom & Gruyere Tartlets

Theresa MeachamonFebruary 11, 2014at1:35 amI follow on facebook!

AnastasiaonFebruary 11, 2014at1:35 amI am an email subscriber

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AnastasiaonFebruary 11, 2014at1:36 amI like you on Facebook – Anastasia Falling

DianneonFebruary 11, 2014at1:36 amyour dark chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter frosting is a winner!!

SarahonFebruary 11, 2014at1:36 amPeanut butter cups are delicious! Making them for hubby for V Day!

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LauraonFebruary 11, 2014at1:38 amSoft Pretzels, but it may be overtaken by the Slow Cooker Honey-Balsamic Pulled Pork you posted last month *swoon*

GryonFebruary 11, 2014at1:38 amCongratulations BEB! You are really my favourite food blogger. I’ve “only” followed you for about 4 years, but I wish I had discovered you sooner.

Here’s to many more years of BEB!

Hugs from Switzerland,

G.

GryonFebruary 11, 2014at1:39 amI follow you on Instagram

@everythingisbetterwithbutter

LauraonFebruary 11, 2014at1:40 amFollowing on Twitter, username @LoLo_Too

DianneonFebruary 11, 2014at1:40 ami am a follower on PINTEREST!!!!! and btw. the salted caramel chocolate cupcakes are marvelous as well ^^

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MuckaonFebruary 11, 2014at1:40 amI love so many of the recipes but my favorite has to be the baked brownie!

LauraonFebruary 11, 2014at1:42 amFollowing on Facebook now too!

AtqaonFebruary 11, 2014at1:43 amIt’s difficult to choose one, but if i have to I love Apricot Cream Cheese Babka. It’ delicious!

OliviaonFebruary 11, 2014at1:43 amI think my fave recipe was the Starbucks lemon pound cake copycat recipe…at least I think that was from your blog- I follow too many cooking blogs! LOL.

graceonFebruary 11, 2014at1:44 amcinnamon rolls

DianneonFebruary 11, 2014at1:45 ami am a follower on TWITTER!!! @dianneriv i am about to try your buttermilk biscuits this weekend and i am excited hehehehe.

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Linsey WilliamsonFebruary 11, 2014at1:47 amMy favorite recipe is a tie between your red velvet cupcakes and vanilla cupcakes, boring but I’ve tried them both and they always turn out perfectly.

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