Thursday, December 2, 2010

One HUGE Rosie's Best Giveaway, and Simple Lives Thursday #20!

Greetings, sweet readers!
How are you today?  Things have been busy busy busy but I'm very excited to post on this, the 20th edition of our Simple Lives Thursday blog hop!  It's hard for me to wrap my mind around the fact that I've been sharing this hop with these three inspirational women for the last 20 weeks, and all of you!
A huge thank you to all who have participated.   You're a source of inspiration for me each week and I always look forward to sharing with you.
If you like to participate in the hop with me and these ladies
Diana at A Little Bit of Spain in Iowa
and Annette at Sustainable Eats
grab this badge

and use the linky at the bottom of the page!
Now for the giveaway!
I've been a busy little bee in the bakery.  When I bake, the kitchen looks like this:

I've been plowing through lots of test batches and I'd like to share some abundance with one lucky reader!
Rosie's Best Gift Box Giveaway!
From today until 9 a.m. on Thursday, December 11th, please leave a comment to enter to win a big box FULL of some really great stuff from the bakery!


You probably recognize some of the stuff in this box, specifically the granola.  What you can't see well in this stuffed photo is there are a fabulous THREE kinds of granola that come in this box!   The winner gets three ten ounce bags of my best granola.  The first is my basic granola, 
with honey and golden raisins.

My Best Basic Granola Ingredients: Organic oatmeal, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, almonds, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, golden raisins, cinnamon, honey, and salt.

The other two types of granola the winner will receive are not yet in my etsy shop, but I will release and feature each one this week so you'll have a chance to buy some for yourself if you can't wait.

Double Chocolate Cherry
Ingredients:  Organic oatmeal, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, almonds, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, cocoa, chocolate chips, dried cherries, cinnamon, honey, and salt.

And my favorite
Peanut Butter Coconut
Ingredients:  Organic oatmeal, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, almonds, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, unsweetened coconut, peanut butter, maple syrup, vanilla extract, organic coconut butter, cinnamon, honey, and salt.
The winner will also receive a box of my brand new seed crackers, made with the same mix of seeds from my granola and a small amount of flour.

Seed Crackers
Ingredients:  sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, whole wheat flour, maple syrup, canola oil, salt and pepper
Finally, the winner will receive a small box of my new Spiced Cookies, which are made with homemade spiced almond butter and topped with a little Fleur de Sel.  These are delicious and great for this season!
Spiced Almond Butter Cookies with Fleur de Sel
Ingredients:  homemade almond butter (almonds, organic molasses, maple syrup, cloves, cinnamon, ginger) white whole wheat flour, whole wheat pastry flour, butter, eggs, organic molasses, maple syrup, honey, vanilla extract, baking soda, and fleur de sel.
So, wanna win this big box?
Leave a comment below before 1:00 p.m. central on Thursday, December 11th for a chance to win!
Want multiple chances to win?
tweet about this giveaway
become a fan of my facebook page (here's a link)
blog about this giveaway
and be sure to leave a comment below indicating that you did so.
In the mean time, you can buy some Rosie's Best granola in kraft paper bags here or in jars here.
Stay tuned this week for big features of each of these new products and their appearance in the store!
Don't forget to use the linky below!
eta: I decided to bump the giveaway back a little so you have time to enter!


Caitlin said...

Pick me! Pick me!

Bethany said...

They all sound wonderful! Thank you for the chance to win!

Bethany said...

I am a fan on facebook!

Bethany said...

I tweeted about the giveaway.

Sharron said...

Alicia, I had no IDEA you were such a star! We'll have to get together over Christmas break if you're around :) By the way, I'm now a follower AND a fan on Facebook!

Shyla said...

I love the big close-up photos you present of your yummy granolas! I can almost taste them!

Shyla said...

And I "liked" you on Facebook. ;D

Hezzi-D said...

Everything looks awesome! I'd love to win this prize!

branny said...

It all looks great :)

Tyler said...

I'd love to win!

Lindsay said...

Yum, great giveaway!

ljyoung85 at

JennyA said...

Oh boy, do I wanna win this box?!!! Of course I do, pick me....pick me!!!

Sarah said...

Ok, I have to enter this one! Those cookies are to die for and I would love to try, I mean share, the rest :-)

KatNO said...

How can I resist entering? You're an inspiration!

Anne said...

Alicia, do you ship your bakery treats anywhere? To Minnesota? I think they could make great Christmas gifts. AND I am hereby entering your prize giveaway!

Anne said...

OK, working on a win here: I clicked the "Like" button on Facebook, and hope that's all it takes to "Like" your blog. I like your blog, anyway.

Alicia said...

Anne! Yes, I'd be more than happy to ship! I wish I could get up there to see your daughter before Christmas comes, but I'm not sure that'll happen.
Can you email me at cuinarybliss AT I'll email you, too!

Sean said...

I enjoy reading your blog from halfway 'round the world - great-looking recipes and food pictures! The box o'goodies looks awesome.

Samantha said...

Oh my goodness, everything looks so wonderful! Thanks for the chance to win - those seed crackers are making my mouth water!

Anonymous said...

I just found your blog from your post on WC. I am going to put you in my google reader.

Melissa W. said...

looks delicious!

matt4melis at hotmail dot com

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