# 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!**

TheresaonFebruary 11, 2014at4:28 amFavorite BEB recipe = Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes!!

LouiseonFebruary 11, 2014at4:29 amI am already a happy subscriber to your lovely posts!

JaneMonFebruary 11, 2014at4:29 amRaspberry Cream Cheese Brownies

JillonFebruary 11, 2014at4:29 amGosh. I can only pick one favorite?

Then I gotta go with Sweet and Sour Chicken. Easy. Delicious.

Hope I win!

LouiseonFebruary 11, 2014at4:30 amI do follow you on Pinterest!!!!

MichelleonFebruary 11, 2014at4:31 amI am a subscriber (and diligent reader!) via email

TheresaonFebruary 11, 2014at4:31 amLiked on Facebook!

CarissaonFebruary 11, 2014at4:32 amSo many good recipes! But the one I make the most often and is now a “staple” is your homemade caramel sauce.

CarissaonFebruary 11, 2014at4:33 amLike on facebook!

CarissaonFebruary 11, 2014at4:33 amSubscriber via email

LauraonFebruary 11, 2014at4:34 amMaple-Almond Granola with Dried Fruit

The best!

MichelleonFebruary 11, 2014at4:34 amRoll out the royal red carpet for the Red Velvet Roll Cake! What a heavenly way to celebrate an early Valentine’s Day!

JenniferonFebruary 11, 2014at4:35 amClearly brown sugar bacon buttermilk waffles! Yummy:)

JenniferonFebruary 11, 2014at4:35 amA favorite would be hard to choose there are soooo many. Irish car bomb cupcakes, snickerdoodle blondies, etc

JenniferonFebruary 11, 2014at4:36 amFollow on pinterest

JenniferonFebruary 11, 2014at4:37 amFollow email

TansonFebruary 11, 2014at4:37 amHas to be the Best Ever Potato Salad! I made it for Christmas lunch and it was such a hit! PS am also following you on Instagram

JennieonFebruary 11, 2014at4:37 amOne of my favorites is the Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

JenniferonFebruary 11, 2014at4:37 amI follow you on Facebook!

jessica donFebruary 11, 2014at4:37 amI follow on instagram.

JennieonFebruary 11, 2014at4:37 amI subscribe via email.

JennieonFebruary 11, 2014at4:38 amI follow on pinterest.

JennieonFebruary 11, 2014at4:39 amI follow on twitter.

JennieonFebruary 11, 2014at4:40 amI can’t follow on instagram because it requires a smart phone

Donna WalkeronFebruary 11, 2014at4:40 amMy favorite recipe is one that my kids fell in love with, your grandma’s Biscotti Recipe. It is a big hit with my 13 & 17 year old and my niece and nephew 9 & 11.

Donna WalkeronFebruary 11, 2014at4:40 amI subscribe by email

Emma Louise CollinsonFebruary 11, 2014at4:40 amYour cinnamon candied pecans (although I use almonds)

Have never had so many compliments and people asking when am I making them again!!

I always reccommend your site as my go too for all my favourites.

Thank you and many happy returns xx

Donna WalkeronFebruary 11, 2014at4:41 amI am a fan on Facebook

LaDonna E.onFebruary 11, 2014at4:42 amI follow your boards on Pintrest

JenniferonFebruary 11, 2014at4:42 amI subscribe happily be email

Donna WalkeronFebruary 11, 2014at4:42 amI follow on Pinterest

LaDonna E.onFebruary 11, 2014at4:43 amI’m a fan on Facebook

AmyonFebruary 11, 2014at4:43 amCooks Illustrated Chocolate Chip Cookies! Love them!

Donna WalkeronFebruary 11, 2014at4:43 amI follow you on Instagram

jessica donFebruary 11, 2014at4:44 amI follow through e-mail.

JenniferonFebruary 11, 2014at4:44 amI follow you on twitter

Donna WalkeronFebruary 11, 2014at4:44 amI follow you on twitter

JenniferonFebruary 11, 2014at4:45 amI follow you on Instagram

RVonFebruary 11, 2014at4:45 amMy favorite recipe is scalloped potatoes.

JoanieonFebruary 11, 2014at4:46 amvanilla cupcakes

Jade WalkeronFebruary 11, 2014at4:51 amBy far, my fav. recipe is the ginormous Italian bread.

Jade WalkeronFebruary 11, 2014at4:51 amI subscribe to the email list.

Jade WalkeronFebruary 11, 2014at4:52 amI follow @browneyedbaker on Twitter.

Julie UnderdownonFebruary 11, 2014at4:52 amRed Velvet Cheesecake!

EileenonFebruary 11, 2014at4:52 amWay too many to just pick one! The one I tried most recently (and my whole family fell in love with) is your salted caramel chocolate chip bars.

Catherine GriffithsonFebruary 11, 2014at4:53 amIt has to be…lemon-limoncello cupcakes! So fab, I’m going to make them for my wedding at the end of the year!! It was a close fought thing though with the Mocha Cupcakes with espresso frosting. x

EileenonFebruary 11, 2014at4:53 amI follow you on Pinterest

Catherine GriffithsonFebruary 11, 2014at4:54 amI’ve followed you on Pinterest x

Catherine GriffithsonFebruary 11, 2014at4:56 amMocha Cupcakes with Espresso Frosting! x

LindaonFebruary 11, 2014at4:57 amThe Irish Carbomb Cupcakes!

DonnaonFebruary 11, 2014at4:57 amOreo cheesecake!

Renee SimmonsonFebruary 11, 2014at4:57 amChocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies! Heaven! Thanks for the chance!

Renee SimmonsonFebruary 11, 2014at4:59 amA fan on facebook (Renee Simmons)

DonnaonFebruary 11, 2014at4:59 amLiked you on Facebook!

Renee SimmonsonFebruary 11, 2014at5:00 amFollowing on Pinterest (@bearabledeals)

Renee SimmonsonFebruary 11, 2014at5:00 amFollowing on Instagram (@naynaysimmons)

Renee SimmonsonFebruary 11, 2014at5:01 amFollowing on Twitter (@bearabledeals)

Renee SimmonsonFebruary 11, 2014at5:02 amFollowing Brown Eyed Baker by email

ISMAILonFebruary 11, 2014at5:03 amBLACK FORREST CHEESE CAKE

Linda HanickonFebruary 11, 2014at5:03 amI just started following you on Instagram

LindaonFebruary 11, 2014at5:03 amI subscribe by email.

Gloria GonFebruary 11, 2014at5:07 amPeanut Butter Snickers Cookies- I will never get enough of these!

KarlaonFebruary 11, 2014at5:09 amDespite the ridiculous contraversy over the name, the Guiness, whiskey and Irish cream cupcakes are my favorite. It was also the first recipe I made after finding your blog just about a year ago. It has been a tough year, but BEB has been has been an escape on many occasions whether it is trying a new recipe or just watching that new puppy bond with his big brother. Thank you!

JoiceonFebruary 11, 2014at5:11 amI love everything you post on Brown eyed baker but my absolute favorite is the Red velvet poke cake. I’m making it for val’s day and my birthday on the 19th.

KarlaonFebruary 11, 2014at5:12 amI subscribe via email.

JasonFebruary 11, 2014at5:14 amCinnamon pecans. Yum!

MariaonFebruary 11, 2014at5:14 amHappy Birthday!

It’s very hard to choose just one favourite. Let’s say Ultimate chocolate cupcakes!

Linda HonFebruary 11, 2014at5:14 amYour Oreo cheesecake bars. Love it! Thanks for the chance. Happy birthday!!

Beth BilousonFebruary 11, 2014at5:15 amThe wedding soup of course.

Kim NonFebruary 11, 2014at5:15 amI get your emails

HeatheronFebruary 11, 2014at5:15 amYour Guinness, Whiskey & Irish Cream Cupcakes!

HeatheronFebruary 11, 2014at5:16 amI subscribe via e-mail.

Kim NonFebruary 11, 2014at5:16 amI follow you on Facebook

Linda HonFebruary 11, 2014at5:16 amI subscribe via email.

MichelleonFebruary 11, 2014at5:16 amBuckeye brownies. My work loved them!

Kim NonFebruary 11, 2014at5:17 amI follow on Pinterest

HeatheronFebruary 11, 2014at5:17 amI like you on Facebook!

HeatheronFebruary 11, 2014at5:18 amI follow you on Pinterest.

Heather HestononFebruary 11, 2014at5:18 amI follow you on Twitter.

Maria JohnsononFebruary 11, 2014at5:19 amSnickers Cake! Yum!

MelisaonFebruary 11, 2014at5:19 amFollowed your pinterest

StephonFebruary 11, 2014at5:19 amWould have to be Root Beer Float Cake!!! That is the most AMAZING cake ever–heaven in a bundt pan!!!!

MelisaonFebruary 11, 2014at5:20 amalready subscribed via email

Maria JohnsononFebruary 11, 2014at5:20 amI subscribe

Maria JohnsononFebruary 11, 2014at5:22 amI follow on facebook

Maria JohnsononFebruary 11, 2014at5:23 amFollowing on Twitter

Alice | Close Encounters of the Cooking KindonFebruary 11, 2014at5:24 amMy favourite recipe are the Potato Skins.

Maria ThimpsononFebruary 11, 2014at5:24 amI follow on Pinterest

BarbaraonFebruary 11, 2014at5:24 amBlueberry Buttermilk sorbet was the first recipe I made from BEB; LOVED the flavor and love every recipe since. It’s so hard to choose just one. I am hooked on your blog. Fabulous!

Alice | Close Encounters of the Cooking KindonFebruary 11, 2014at5:24 amI subscribe via email.

Alice | Close Encounters of the Cooking KindonFebruary 11, 2014at5:25 amI’m a BEB fan on Facebook.

Maria JohnsononFebruary 11, 2014at5:25 amFollowing on Instagram

SarahonFebruary 11, 2014at5:26 amChocolate Peanut Butter No Bake cookies!

Alice | Close Encounters of the Cooking KindonFebruary 11, 2014at5:26 amI follow BEB on Pinterest,

Nabeela GangatonFebruary 11, 2014at5:26 amChocolate Pudding is definitely my new favorite recipe, made it thrice in one week!! The Oreo Cheesecake was the past favorite

JoiceonFebruary 11, 2014at5:26 amI’m a fan on facebook

SarahonFebruary 11, 2014at5:26 amI am a Facebook fan

SarahonFebruary 11, 2014at5:27 amI follow on Pinterest

SarahonFebruary 11, 2014at5:27 amI subscribe via email

ChristineonFebruary 11, 2014at5:28 amGuinness Beef Stew!