# 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!**

Amanda GonFebruary 15, 2014at5:36 pmI follow you on instagram

Amanda GonFebruary 15, 2014at5:37 pmI liked you on facebook

Mitchell P.onFebruary 15, 2014at5:39 pmApple dumplings are the best! thanks BEB

Amanda GonFebruary 15, 2014at5:39 pmI follow you on pinterest

Amanda GonFebruary 15, 2014at5:40 pmMy favorite recipe is your irish carbomb cupcakes

Hsin May T.onFebruary 15, 2014at5:41 pmI haven’t had a chance to try out all of your recipe, but I’ve loved all the ones I’ve tried! If I really had to settle for one… possibly the Chocolate Bundt Cake? It’s so tasty and versatile. Just pure chocolate cake…

CynthiaonFebruary 15, 2014at5:44 pmRed velvet cheesecake

CynthiaonFebruary 15, 2014at5:46 pmI follow on Facebook

CynthiaonFebruary 15, 2014at5:48 pmI follow Pinterest

CynthiaonFebruary 15, 2014at5:50 pmI subscribe

KristieonFebruary 15, 2014at5:55 pmI subscribe to your email

KristieonFebruary 15, 2014at5:56 pmI follow you on Pinerest

KristieonFebruary 15, 2014at5:56 pmI follow you on facebook

Amy ButcheronFebruary 15, 2014at5:57 pmEasy Vanilla Bean Buttercream Frosting

KristieonFebruary 15, 2014at5:58 pmI LOVE your monster cookies….so does my family

KristieonFebruary 15, 2014at5:58 pmI follow you on twit.

VickionFebruary 15, 2014at6:25 pmVanilla cupcakes with buttercream frosting

Donna B.onFebruary 15, 2014at6:27 pmUltimate Chocolate Cupcakes!!!!

CarmenonFebruary 15, 2014at6:38 pmHomemade Baileys Irish Cream

SamanthaonFebruary 15, 2014at6:45 pmDIY Recipes! Like the Chocolate Hostess Cupcakes

HollyonFebruary 15, 2014at6:46 pmYour chocolate buttercream frosting is the best I’ve ever had. So many compliments!

Heather GonFebruary 15, 2014at6:46 pmfavourite recipe has to be butternut squash and bacon mac and cheese.

HollyonFebruary 15, 2014at6:47 pmI subscribe to BEB via email!

Heather GonFebruary 15, 2014at6:47 pmI follow you on twitter.

HollyonFebruary 15, 2014at6:48 pmI follow BEB on Facebook!

HollyonFebruary 15, 2014at6:48 pmI follow BEB on pinterest!

Yvonne MilleronFebruary 15, 2014at6:56 pmWow, can’t wait to try some of these recipes. Thanks for sharing….my family and co-workers will definitely be happy eating some of these goodies!

Ana LaraonFebruary 15, 2014at7:08 pmIt is very difficult to choose just one fav recipe. Last month I made your Cinnamon Babka bread recipe… it was an amazing discovering of a delicious bread thanks to you!! I haven’t time to make it again but when I buy my own oven, Babka will the first recipe to do.

Ana LaraonFebruary 15, 2014at7:10 pmI susbcribe via email.

Ana LaraonFebruary 15, 2014at7:11 pmFollowing you on Facebook.

Ana LaraonFebruary 15, 2014at7:12 pmFollowing you on Pinterest

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Ana LaraonFebruary 15, 2014at7:14 pmFollowing you on Instagram.

Ana LaraonFebruary 15, 2014at7:15 pmFollowing you on Twitter.

CarmenonFebruary 15, 2014at7:31 pmI Follow @browneyedbaker on Twitter

CarmenonFebruary 15, 2014at7:32 pmI’m subscribed (RSS)

CarmenonFebruary 15, 2014at7:32 pmI’m a fan of Brown Eyed Baker on Facebook

CarmenonFebruary 15, 2014at7:32 pmI Follow Brown Eyed Baker on Pinterest

CarmenonFebruary 15, 2014at7:33 pmI Follow @thebrowneyedbaker on Instagram

Ashley ConFebruary 15, 2014at8:12 pmI love the Jalapeno Popper Dip, it’s a favorite in our house!

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AmandaonFebruary 15, 2014at8:25 pmMy favorite recipe is your pumpkin spice latte cupcakes!

AmandaonFebruary 15, 2014at8:26 pmI subscribed via RSS!

AmandaonFebruary 15, 2014at8:27 pmI became a fan on Facebook!

AmandaonFebruary 15, 2014at8:28 pmI followed you on Pinterest!

AmandaonFebruary 15, 2014at8:28 pmI followed you on Instagram!

AmandaonFebruary 15, 2014at8:29 pmI followed you on Twitter!

Ross MartinonFebruary 15, 2014at8:33 pmMy favorite Brown Eyed Baker recipe has gotta be the Buckeye Brownies! YUM!

Ross MartinonFebruary 15, 2014at8:34 pmI have subscribed to Brown Eyed Baker through email

Ross MartinonFebruary 15, 2014at8:36 pmI have become a fan of Brown Eyed Baker on Facebook now

Ross MartinonFebruary 15, 2014at8:37 pmI have now followed Brown Eyed Baker on Pinterest

Ross MartinonFebruary 15, 2014at8:38 pmI have followed @thebrowneyedbaker on instagram

Ross MartinonFebruary 15, 2014at8:39 pmI have followed @Browneyedbaker on Twitter now

Stephanie SonFebruary 15, 2014at8:46 pmI love the brownies! I just had to make a batch today!

CarolonFebruary 15, 2014at8:55 pmWhat a tough decision — I *love* so many of your recipes! — but I think I’d go with the thin-crust pizza!

CarolonFebruary 15, 2014at8:55 pmI’m a Facebook fan.

CarolonFebruary 15, 2014at8:56 pmI subscribe by e-mail.

teresa sulyokonFebruary 15, 2014at9:08 pmyour povitika recipe.

teresa sulyokonFebruary 15, 2014at9:08 pmI subscribe by email.

OrionFebruary 15, 2014at9:10 pmWow Happy Birthday!! Hope you have time for a little fun in Florida… we’re the only state with no snow! (I’m sure you’ve seen enough of it..). I’ve made a bunch of your recipes and I pretty much love them all. Seriously you’re like a baking savant or something, but I think my absolute favorite has to be the Margarita cupcakes. So good! And so gone five minutes later!

OrionFebruary 15, 2014at9:10 pmI like you on facebook

Dani HonFebruary 15, 2014at9:33 pmI love your blog, your recipes and your food photography. I have many of your recipes pinned or bookmarked, but the one that I actually made (and we all LOVE) is the Cranberry-Ginger Pear Pie. Really scrumptious!

Congratulations on BEB’s birthday! Thanks for a chance at the giveaway.

Dani HonFebruary 15, 2014at9:34 pmI subscribe to BEB email updates.

Dani HonFebruary 15, 2014at9:35 pmI follow BEB on Pinterest (my user name is dh127.)

Dani HonFebruary 15, 2014at9:36 pmI follow BEB on Twitter (my user name is @poetpassionbakr.)

Edie HonFebruary 15, 2014at9:56 pmI follow on Pinterest tooo!

Debi MonFebruary 15, 2014at9:57 pmChocolate Buttercream Frosting!

Debi MonFebruary 15, 2014at9:57 pmI follow on Pinterest

Debi MonFebruary 15, 2014at9:58 pmI am a Facebook fan

Debi MonFebruary 15, 2014at9:59 pmI subscribe to your blog

Tracy BomgardneronFebruary 15, 2014at10:35 pmMy favorite recipe is Chocolate Babka!

Tracy BomgardneronFebruary 15, 2014at10:37 pmI follow you on Pinterest

Tracy BomgardneronFebruary 15, 2014at10:38 pmI subscribe to RSS feed

Tracy BomgardneronFebruary 15, 2014at10:39 pmI liked BEB on Facebook

Tracy BomgardneronFebruary 15, 2014at10:40 pmI follow BEB on Twitter

Tracy RonFebruary 15, 2014at10:40 pmThe first recipe of yours I made was the Soft and Chewy Gingersnap Cookies, they were a huge hit with my friends and family.

Tracy RonFebruary 15, 2014at10:41 pmI follow u on Facebook.

Tracy RonFebruary 15, 2014at10:42 pmI subscribe to your emails.

LaurabethonFebruary 15, 2014at10:44 pmHomemade chocolate pudding.

Tracy BomgardneronFebruary 15, 2014at10:44 pmI follow BEB on Instagram too!

joannaonFebruary 15, 2014at10:49 pmI made your eggnog cheesecake. Delish!

Heather HonFebruary 15, 2014at11:24 pmMy favorite recipe is the Better Than Anything Cake! Sooooo good! Happy birthday!!

Heather HonFebruary 15, 2014at11:25 pmI’m a fan on Facebook!

Allie youngonFebruary 15, 2014at11:26 pmI follow on instagram

Heather HonFebruary 15, 2014at11:26 pmI follow on Pinterest!

Heather HonFebruary 15, 2014at11:27 pmI follow on Instagram!

Heather HonFebruary 15, 2014at11:27 pmI’m following on Twitter!

Allie youngonFebruary 15, 2014at11:28 pmI follow on twitter

Heather HonFebruary 15, 2014at11:29 pmI’m subscribed vis RSS!

Lori V.onFebruary 15, 2014at11:30 pmI baked your soft and chewy sugar cookies for my kids for Valentine’s Day so that is their new favorite. We enjoyed decorating them with frosting and sprinkles! YUM!

SarahonFebruary 15, 2014at11:33 pmFavorite recipe: turkey tetrazzini!

SarahonFebruary 15, 2014at11:34 pmI’m a FB fan.

SarahonFebruary 15, 2014at11:36 pmI’m an email subscriber.

SarahonFebruary 15, 2014at11:36 pmI follow all your Pinterest boards.

SarahonFebruary 15, 2014at11:37 pmI follow on Instagram.

SarahonFebruary 15, 2014at11:38 pm…and Twitter!

Lori V.onFebruary 15, 2014at11:39 pmI subscribe via email! Thanks, I enjoy them so much!

NabeelaonFebruary 16, 2014at12:37 amI love your black forest cake……have made it many, many times

NabeelaonFebruary 16, 2014at12:39 amI subscribe to your RSS too.

ElaineonFebruary 16, 2014at1:14 amIrish car bomb cupcakes

TrangonFebruary 16, 2014at1:23 amI subscribe via rss!!!

KeshaonFebruary 16, 2014at3:06 amMy favorite recipe is your Snicker’s cake. HaPpY AnNiVeRsArY!!!!!