January 27, 2011

Mardi Gras King Cake

AND...HERE'S OUR WINNING POST SELECTED BY RANDOM GENERATOR:

Linda H.
I look forward to watching My Grandchildren do their annual Easter Egg Hunt! I just love the happy expressions as they find eggs and other items! Nothing more special than a good excited squeal from a child.

 
I'll contacting your shortly to mail out your Mardi Gras King Cake.  Congratulations.




It's time for Mardi Gras season here in Louisiana.  Lots of parades, bead throwing and trinket collecting.  Let's not forget the most popular Mardi Gras KING CAKE! 



It won't be long till the festivities of Mardi Gras end and Easter arrives.  To celebrate both upcoming holidays, I'm having a  King Cake drawing for my viewers.  To enter, simply leave a comment below of what you're looking forward to most for the Easter Holidays.

One lucky winner will be drawn by random selection Friday and announced by 6pm central.  Special thanks to my friends at BuyLouisiana for making possible.

If you can't stand the wait and want to get one of these Mardi Gras yummies for yourself, here's a special offer for you.  Get a medium Traditional (cinnamon filled) King Cake shipped for only $23.99 (regular $28.99) shipped 2nd day air.  Just tell him Melanie of PocketsOfInsiration sent you and he'll take care of the rest!  This $5 off special ENDS this week. 

Thanks again BuyLouisiana.





43 comments:

Shelley said...

I have never seen a King Cake in person, lol, so am delighted that you are having this drawing. I've always wanted to visit during Mardi Gras. I look forward to spending Easter Sunday with my family.

Heidi Baks said...

We are buried in snow in NY... I am so looking forward to some warm weather!

geri said...

i'm hoping to see LOTS of great ideas for spring paper crafting =)

Anonymous said...

I look forward to our Easter egg hunt with the grandkids after church and dinner. Since Easter is late this year the weather should be nice.

Ad K.

procrastistamper said...

Thanks for the chance to win a King Cake! I am most looking forward to chocolate bunnies!!! Okay, all bunnies are cute, but chocolate bunnies are yummy :-) I just love that everything is new again at Easter and in Spring.

Deborah said...

I've always wanted to try to make one of these cakes.

Easter is such a great time enjoying the usual traditions of the holiday (i.e., coloring eggs, food, friends, family if we drive the 1200 miles for a visit.) It is also a time when we remember the blessings we receive because of the atonement. What I look forward to most is a quiet weekend with my husband and kids. Activities are few because so many are busy or traveling. It is a wonderful thing.

shari said...

love that you caught the complete idea of colour, glitx, glam and fun in this card. Completely says Mardi Gras to me. !

Nana Jo said...

Wow - great card, great giveaway and what I love the most about Easter is Easter baskets. I love baskets.

mmlmn@polarcomm.com

CherryBlossom said...

What a FABULOUS idea! I love Mardi Gras!!! As for Easter...I always look forward to opening that chocolate easter bunny and biting his ears off!

SueBee said...

Waiting to color Easter eggs with my Granddaughter! THANKS for the chance to WIN KING CAKE!

Deanna C said...

What a fun blog candy. Wow! I am so excited because my oldest daughter (who has been living in Hawaii and Honduras for the last 7 or 8 years now) will be arriving on Feb 10th and will be living with us until her husband can find a job and a place for them to live. So we will be celebrating Easter with them this year!! She lived for almost 2 years in Baton Rouge, LA and brought us a King Cake when she came home!! That was so fun and they are so delicious!!! It would be wonderful to win one and be able to share it with my daughter!

pehtdn said...

Thanks for offering this to us!!
I love Easter because it is about our Lord and celebrating his Resurrection......a time of rebirth.
Thanks

Anonymous said...

Looking forward to dyeing eggs & hiding for the grands -- in addition to the chocolate bunnies for munching!! Would love to have a 'real' King Cake & not one of these 'fake' local ones. Thanks for the chance.
Marsha E
cmc_marsha at bellsouth dot net

lisa808 said...

Yummy! I'm looking forward to Easter candy, especially the little Cadbury chocolate eggs with the hard coating. Thanks for the chance.

Gwen Howard said...

I've never even seen a King Cake! Thanks for the opportunity to win one. I love Easter almost as much as Christmas. I like to have all my family come home. We go to church and then enjoy a hugh meal together. Then there's always the eggs we like to decorate.

A Touch of SOL said...

WOW! Thank you so much for the chance to win some yummy yummy blog candy. Looking forward to the first bud and chocolate bunnies and jelly beans and the sun on my face...you get the pic...

JKB said...

I have heard of a King Cake and possible surprise in it!?! I hope that Easter can bring Peace of Heart to those who believe in the resurrection.

Anonymous said...

Love your card and I love King Cakes. What a fantastic giveaway. Happy Mardi Gras!
marilyn2222 @ hotmail.com

Kathy McDowell said...

Well...Easter is family time...egg hunts for the kids and catch up with family members. I've never even heard of a King Cake...so thanks for the chance to win one!

Nancy said...

I love the spring flowers - tulips, daffodils, etc. But now that I live in Florida, I only see them in the stores. But I still love this time of year. And I've never eaten a King Cake - thanks for the chance to win one.

Sharon Pettit said...

Would love to win the "King Cake" I have seen on TV but never in person or taste it. I enjoy family we all come together for the main holidays and Easter is one of them.
thank you.
Sharon Pettit
dancer_1954@q.com

Sharon Pettit said...

I would love to win a "Kings Cake".I have seen them on tv but never in person or taste one. My family comes in for all main holidays and Easter is one of them. Love to spend time with my family.
Sharon Pettit

Sharon Pettit said...

I would love to win a "Kings Cake.I spend Easter with church service and family.
Sharon Pettit

Karel said...

I am looking forward to sunshine and green grass. Right now in Michigan we are under cold and grey wintry conditions and I miss the smell of Spring. So when I think of Easter I think of sunshine, grass and blue skies.

francork said...

I am looking forward to having family making the trip down here to visit. Have not seen them in a year.Thanks for the chance to win a King Cake. Have always wanted to have one

JustCrazy4Scrapen said...

I'm most looking forward to the peace I always get from Good Friday and Holy Thursday. It will mean even more to me this year since my father just passed away last Friday. He always loved King Cakes and to receive this would be an awesome rememberance of him.

Lisa
robbysmommyga@aol.com

Kim Kuhns said...

I am from snowy Ohio and can't wait for the colors of spring in the crocus, daffodils, tulips and hyacinths!

Lorianna said...

First, THANKS so much for the chance to win such a SPECTACULAR Cake!!!!
But I love Spring/Easter!!!
the season/ holiday for RENEWAL!!!
And warm weather!!! LOL

HUGS
Lorianna

Sherry said...

That sounds so yummy. Would love to win that. Love your blog.

Sooz said...

My office always has a "Fat Tuesday Potluck" and we purchase a King Cake mix from "N'Orlens" to bake. If you find the baby, you bake the cake next year! I'd love to win a King Cake. Easter is always a glorious morning of renewal. For me it is the one more chance to be a better person.
Sue McNeill
ssmcneill@hotmail.com

Momma Chilson said...

I am looking forward to celebrating Resurrection Sunday at church with my family and church family!

Anonymous said...

I look forward to watching My Grandchildren do their annual Easter Egg Hunt! I just love the happy expressions as they find eggs and other items! Nothing more special than a good excited squeal from a child.
Linda H
Sacramento, CA
bandlhenry@sbcglobal.net

stampingcritique said...

Thank you for sharing such creative ideas on your blog! I love your creativity!

Missi said...

I'm looking forward to my bulbs coming up and getting my hands back in the dirt! I can't wait to be working in my garden again! I love the spring.

Debbie said...

I am very much looking forward to SPRING. It has been a long hard winter, way to much snow. Thanks, Debbie

Anonymous said...

Darlene Kinnear
Looking forward to the rebirth of soul, outside and new colors and inspiration to make cards with.

MJO said...

Look fwd to Spring flowers and the smell of freshness after a Spring rain....and, of course, finding out what the "cake" is like????

Anne Giblin said...

What a fabulous stamp this will make. Easter means new life--the Resurrection, flowers breaking through their blanket of snow, real live bunnies running around, warmer weather--just to name a few.

Twila said...

Easter means a time with family. It also means spring is just around the corner, and that means a re-birth of our world around us, just like our re-birth with Jesus! (I wish we could skip over the wet, muddy part though) lol

Candi Wood said...

I'm looking forward to celebrating the "joy" of what Easter brings. The glory of the resurection, the beginning of new life in the plants and budding of the trees the fun and celebration of it all Thanks for the chance to win a "never before seen or tasted Kings Cake"

Jackie said...

I'm looking forward to winning this cake! Only kidding, but it would be fun. I'm really looking forward to God coloring his world with all the beauty of nature that inspires us so much, especially in our creativity.

Deb B (Debadoo) said...

I think I've missed the cut off for the drawing by a few minutes, but wow, what a neat idea for blog candy. I always look forward to Easter to celebrate our risen Lord, Spring, and new birth. Everything seems to be renewed.

Marie said...

is there anything better than "peeps" both the edible kind and the good friend kind. I would love to know more about King cake.

Marie