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Contact Me: averiecooks@gmail.com

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Cookbooks and e-books

In June 2013, my first cookbook, Peanut Butter Comfort: Recipes for Breakfasts, Brownies, Cakes, Cookies, Candies, and Frozen Treats Featuring America’s Favorite Spread, was released.

The accompanying blog post about it is here and official book release post

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I wrote another cookbook to be released October 6, 2014 Cooking with Pumpkin: Recipes That Go Beyond the Pie and the official blog announcement

Contributing Author in Cooking With Trader Joe’s Cookbook: Easy Lunch Boxes with accompanying blog posts here and here. Book was released September 13, 2013 and is the seventh book in a popular Cooking With Trader Joe’s series

Cooking With Trader Joe's

 

Featured in the eCookbook, 19 Scrumptious Casserole Recipes for Breakfast, May 2013

Featured in the eCookbook, 20 Casserole Recipes for Mexican Food Lovers, March 2013

Featured in the eCookbook, 14 Easy Recipes for Potato Casseroles, January 2013

Featured in the eCookbook, 14 Perfectly Delicious Christmas Recipes for Breakfast, December 2012

Featured in the eCookbook 8 Classic Recipes for the Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes, October 2012

National Media Coverage, Online Media & Magazine Features

My name and recipe on the cover of Taste of Home Magazine, August/September 2014

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Featured  in Country Living Magazine, July 2014

Featured in Parade Magazine, May 2014 (cookies, item #3)

Featured on The Today Show, April 2014

Featured on Fox News, April 2014

Featured in InStyle, April 2014

Peanut Butter Comfort was featured on The Kitchn, January 24, 2014

Cosmopolitan Magazine featured my Soft Vegan Pumpkin Bread with Brown Sugar Streusel Crust in their piece about 15 Ridiculously Delicious Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes, November 17, 2013

Featured  in the Huffington Post, in the Biggest Cookies You’ll Ever Make story, October 23, 2013

Featured on Ladies Home Journal for my Soft and Puffy Pumpkin Spice Honey Cookies, October 21, 2013

Interviewed and Featured on Foodie Crush: Crushing on Averie Sunshine of Averie Cooks, October 1, 2013

Redbook Magazine featured my Homemade White Chocolate and Butterscotch Sunflower Seed Butter (GF), September 26, 2013

Named as one of the 100 Dessert Lovers to Follow on Twitter (#21), September 26, 2013

Named by Photodoto as one of 100 Incredibly Tasty Instragram Accounts for Foodies to Follow (#13, averiesunshine)

Named by Mashable as one of the 75 Tasty Instagram Accounts Every Foodie Should Follow (#61, averiesunshine)

Named as one of the 35 Awesome Sugar-Slinging Blogs You Should Be Following on Twitter – September 12, 2013

Featured 4 times in the Huffington Post, in the Football Snacks story, September 11, 2013

Interviewed and Featured on Best Friends for Frosting: In the Kitchen with Averie of Averie Cooks, September 7, 2013

The Food Network UK featured 4 of my recipes in their Things to Make with Boxed Cake Mix story, August 28. 2013

Featured 4 times in the Huffington Post, in the What You Should Eat Now: Snacks story, August 19, 2013

Featured In Ladies Home Journal, August 13, 2013

Featured 4 times in the Huffington Post, in the Trail Mix story, July 29, 2013

Featured on She Knows Canada for my Healthy Oatmeal Cookies, July 17, 2013

Yahoo Shine’s Poet in the Pantry and Food Republic featured my cookbook, July 10, 2013

Featured 3 times in the Huffington Post, in the Snack Recipes story, July 10, 2013

Featured in a BlogHer press release about my cookbook, July 9, 2013

Cookbook Review on FaveHealthyRecipes, June 2013

*My cookbook was named as One of the Summer’s Best by The Atlantic Wire, June 17, 2013

Recipe Development for Pillsbusy, appearing on their website here, June 2013

Recipe Development for Red Star Yeast, appearing on their website here and here, May 2013

Recipe for The Best Peanut Butter Brownies You’ll Ever Have featured on Joanna Goddard, A Cup of Jo May 15, 2013

*I’m a contributing Blogger, Recipe Developer, and Photographer on Pillsbury, a “Pillsbury Maker”, with corresponding blog post here, May 2013

*Named one of the Top 10 Desserts and Sweets Bloggers on Pinterest- “…Based on proprietary research, with results limited to bloggers who dedicate significant coverage to sweets.”, May 2013

Featured on The Kitchn’s Delicious Links, March 7, 2013

Featured twice in the Huffington Post in theirSt. Paddy’s Day Desserts and my photography is used as the lead, March 11, 2013

Featured 5 times in the Huffington Post, in their Dessert Recipes for Peanut Butter Lovers (featured on Slides 3, 7, 12, 16, 18), March 4, 2013

Featured in the Huffington Post, in their No-Bake Cookie Recipes (Slide 2 and Slide 3), February 21, 2013

Featured in the Huffington Post, in their Cookie Butter Recipe: How to Make Your Own At Home February 7, 2013

Featured in the Huffington Post, in their Recipes with Nutella: Cookies, Cakes, & More (slide 28), February 1, 2013

Featured in the Huffington Post, in their Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes: Fruit Cakes, Cookies, and More feature for 3 recipes (slide 3, slide 4, slide 5), January 25, 2013

Featured in the Huffington Post, in their Girl Scout Cookies: Thin Mints, Samoast and More feature for my Thin Mints, slide 1, January 24, 2013

Featured on Daily Buzz Food in their Daily Top 9 Stories of the Day, French Toast, January 23, 2013

Featured three times on the Huffington Post’s story Agave Recipes for Healthy Baking (Slide 1 for Cinnamon Oatmeal Date Bars With Chocolate Chunks, Slide 5 for Sunflower Seed Butter Granola Bars With Chocolate Drizzle, Slide 14 for Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites), January 4, 2013

Featured on Shape Magazine’s 40 Easy Recipes Under 400 Calories for my Thin Mints (page 40), January 2, 2013

Featured on Spry Living, December 2012

Featured on Babble’s 12 Simple, Healthy Meals to Cleanse the Holiday Overload for my Creamy Tomato Soup, December 26, 2012

Thanks to them for featuring my Creamy Tomato Soup (vegan, gluten-free, microwave-friendly)

More than 10 recipes included in the Top 100 Recipes for 2012 from Featured in the Huffington Post, showcasing three of my recipes in their Healthy Holiday Appetizers feature, December 7, 2012

Featured on The Kitchn for my Cranberry Bliss Bars, December 3, 2012

*Featured in a two page spread in the December 2012/January 2013 print issue of Bust magazine for my Thin Mints recipe with accompanying blog post here

Featured twice on the Huffington Post’s story Gingerbread Recipes for Holiday Baking (Slide 2 for Molasses Triple Chocolate Cookies and Slide 6 for Cookie Butter Spread Ginger Molasses Cookies), November 30, 2012

Featured as part of the ZipList Top 12 Recipes from the Week, November 11, 2012

Featured on Lifehacker, DIY Peanut Butter is Healthier and Tastes Better Than the Stuff You’re Buying Now, November 10, 2012

Featured on Daily Buzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Stories of the Day, Soup’s On, October 31, 2012

Featured twice on the Huffington Post’s story Halloween Candy Recipes: What To Do with your Halloween Loot (Slide 5 for Mounds Bar Chocolate Coconut Cake Mix Cookies and Slide 14 for Snickers Bars Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies), October 26, 2012

Featured on The Kitchn’s Delicious Links for my Banana Zucchini Pudding Cake with Vanilla Browned Butter Glaze, October 23, 2012

Featured on YumSugar, From Brownies to Beverages: The Best Candy-Stuffed Treats, (Slide 2), October 23, 2012

Featured on the Huffington Post, Biscoff Recipes (slide 13 of 22- Chocolate Banana and Biscoff Graham Bars), October 18, 2012

Featured on Daily Buzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Stories of the Day, Baking Brownies, October 15, 2012

Featured on Cupcakes Garden, October 14, 2012

**Nominated as one of the Top 25 Recipe Blogs by SkinnyScoop, Oct 12, 2012 and was recognized as of the Top 25 Recipe Blogs by SkinnyScoop, November 1, 2012**

Featured on Glamour Magazine, Afternoon Snack Recipe: Fluffernutter Smoothie, October 8, 2012

**Featured on the Huffington Post and named as one of the 10 Best Food Bloggers: HuffPost’s Top 10 Picks (slide 7 of 11) October 5, 2012**

Featured on the Huffington Post, Caramel Dessert Recipes (slide 6 of 16- Spiced Apple and Banana Bundt Cake with Vanilla Caramel Glaze), October 5, 2012

Featured on Gourmet Live in their Weekly Roundup: All Things Peanut Butter for my Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Granola, September 21, 2012

Featured on The Kitchn’s Delicious Links for my Peanut Butter and Jelly Blondies, September 14, 2012

Featured on Daily Buzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Stories of the Day, Artichokes, Vol. 2, September 3, 2012

Featured on Daily Buzz Food in their Top 9 Stories of the Day, Doughnuts, August 29, 2012

Featured on the Huffington PostFunfetti Recipes (slide 5 in slideshow – Cookie Butter Funfetti Triple Chip Bars), August 14, 2012

Featured on Daily Buzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Stories of the Day, Mmm Mango, August 13, 2012

Featured on Foodbeast Food News for my Malibu Rum Fruit Loops Bars, August 10, 2012

Featured on The Kitchn’s Delicious Links for my Baked Peach and Nectarine Donuts, August 7, 2012

Featured on the Huffington PostCoconut Dessert Recipes For Cookies, Cakes, and More (slide 1 in slideshow – Mounds Bar Chocolate Cookies), July 31, 2012

Featured on Better Homes and Gardens, Bloggers We Love, July 23, 2012

Featured on Daily Buzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Stories of the Day, Island Party, July 12, 2012

Feature twice on Daily Buzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Stories of the Day, A Red, White, & Blueberry Affair, July 2, 2012

Featured on My Fox 10 News, June 25, 2012

Featured as The Cooking Club’s Editors’ Pick, June 19, 2012

Featured on the Huffington Post, Microwave Cake Recipes: Easy Desserts Made in a Mug (slide 4 in slideshow), June 18, 2012

Featured twice on DailyBuzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Stories of the Day, Happy Hour, June 4, 2012

Featured in the Parenting.com Delicious Donut Recipes for my Chocolate Peanut Butter Donuts, June 1, 2012

Featured on The Kitchn’s Delicious Links for my Orange Pushup Smoothie, May 21, 2012

Featured in Kris Carr’s Crazy Sexy Life Newsletter, Peaches and Coconut Cream Smoothie, May 18, 2012

Featured on DotComForMom’s Strawberry Season is Here recipe roundup, May 7, 2012

Featured on The Kitchn’s Delicious Links, May 2. 2012

Featured on DailyBuzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Stories of the Day, A Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, May 2, 2012

Featured on DailyBuzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Stories of the Day, Orange Crush, April 30, 2012

Featured on Best Friends For Frosting, April 27, 2012

Featured in TofuXpress recipes, Peanut Sauce Baked Tofu, April 27, 2012

Featured on DailyBuzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Stories of the Day, Time For Tempeh, April 18, 2012

Featured on The Cupcake Blog, April 16, 2012

Featured on DailyBuzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Stories of the Day, National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, April 2, 2012

Featured on DailyBuzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Stories of the Day, Eggs-ellent, March 24, 2012

Featured on DailyBuzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Stories of the Day, The Best Fitness Wear, March 14, 2012

Nominated to Fitness Magazine’s Blogs We Love: Best Healthy Eating Blogs list, March 2, 2012

Nominated for The Kitchn’s Best Food Photography on a Blog, March 1, 2012

Featured on Serious Eats as a West Coast Marsh Madness Competitor, February 27, 2012

Participant in Marsh Madness with Quirk Books and Serious Eats, February 22, 2012

Featured on DailyBuzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Recipes of the Day, Gluten Free Mardi Gras, February 21, 2012

Featured on DailyBuzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Recipes of the Day, Homemade Nut Butters, February 17, 2012

Featured on DailyBuzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Recipes of the Day, Smoothie Power, February 13, 2012

Winner of the Best Homemade Breakfast Recipe Contest on Babble’s Family Kitchen for my Baked Chocolate Peanut Butter Donuts with Vanilla Peanut Butter Glaze, January 30, 2012

Featured on DailyBuzz Healthy Living in their Top 9 Recipes of the Day, Oh….Oats!, January 14, 2012

Featured in Fitness Magazine, 11 Ways to Wake Up Oatmeal, January 10, 2012

Featured on Gourmet Magazine’s Gourmet Live website for my White Chocolate Vanilla Peanut Butter Puppy Chow, December 23, 2011

Featured on the Martha’s Circle Martha Stewart site for my Chocolate Saltine Toffee, December 16, 2011

Featured in Namely Marly’s Virtual Vegan Holiday Dinner for my Cranberry & Orange Ginger Mango Chutney, December 2011

Featured as the Foodista Drink of the Day for my Peaches and Coconut Cream Smoothie, December 13, 2011

Featured in the first issue of Foodie Crush Magazine, my White Chocolate Cookies & Cream Fudge is featured on page 44, December 2011

Featured on Style at Home’s Holiday Cookie Swap Recipes, Peanut Butter & Oatmeal White Chocolate Chip Cookies, December 2011

Featured on Babble’s The Family Kitchen, Rice Krispies Gone Wild: 10 Totally Addictive Recipes, November 2011

Featured on Oh She Glows, Vegan Recipe Link Love, November 2011

Featured on Taste & Tell, Blogger Spotlight: Love Veggies and Yoga, November 2011

Featured on The Kitchn, The Ultimate Candy Corn Roundup, October 2011

Featured on Brown Eyed Baker, 35 Awesome Halloween Recipes, October 2011

Featured as a Love Grown Foods ‘Love Blogger’, Averie: Love Veggies and Yoga, September 2011

Featured in Fitness Magazine’s The Fit Stop, Fit Blogger We Love: Love Veggies and Yoga, and a post here, September 1, 2011

Featured as the FoodBuzz Daily Special, Snickers Bar Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies and a post here, August 30, 2011

Featured in Yummly’s Divine Vegan Recipes for Meatless Mondays, Raw Pasta Salad, August 2011

Featured in Spry Living’s 6 Yummy Afternoon Snacks, Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls, August 2011

Featured on Pooja’s Way, Blogger Spotlight, August 4, 2011

Featured on Katie Lee at Home, New Favorite Cooking Blog, July 2011

Featured on Une Vie Saine, Friday Featured Blogger, July 2001

Featured in a National Fox News story and my followup post on the Influence of Blogs, April 2011

Featured in Women’s Health Magazine May 2011. Purple Rain Smoothie (recipe is listed under ‘Make It Rain’)


Partnerships, Affiliations, and Sponsored Posts

Sponsored post for Ghirardelli

Sponsored post for Nestle Tollhouse

Partnership with the National Peanut Board, June 2012

Sponsored post for Glad Freezerware in partnership with my Foodbuzz sponsorship, May 29, 2012

Sponsored post for Häagen-Dazs® Ice Cream in partnership with my Foodbuzz sponsorship, May 27, 2012

Sponsored post for Kraft Singles in partnership with my Foodbuzz sponsorship, May 21, 2012

Sponsored post for Land ‘O Lakes, April 29, 2012

Brand Ambassador and sponsored post for COOL WHIP (Kraft Foods) in partnership with my Foodbuzz sponsorship, April 24, 2012

Brand Ambassador for Frigidaire in partnership with my Foodbuzz sponsorship, March 18, 2012

Member of the Babycakes Treats Team, featured here, March 5, 2012

Contributing Editor Posts

On Marcus Samuelsson, Taste of the Tropics Smoothie, May 2011

On Marcus Samuelsson, No Bake Oatmeal Raisin Carrot Cake Bites, with blog post here, May 2011

Guest Blog Posts

Some of the many include:

On Fitnessista, Prenatal Yoga, August 2011

On Une Vie Saine, Guest Post: Love Veggies & Yoga, August 2011

On Oh She Glows, Love Veggies and Yoga, July 2011

On La Fuji Mama, Dessert Bites from Averie of Love Veggies and Yoga, July 2011

On Choosing Raw, Yoga Wisdom From Averie, April 2010

On Peas and Thank You, Your Family, Your Choice, March 2010

On Meals & Moves, Your Meals & Moves, February 2010

Featured as a Muscle & Fitness Hers Magazine Recipe of the Month, May 2010.  Featured my No-Bake Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Bars

Featured on Tropical Traditions: Hereand Here .  My Vegan GF Pancakes and No-Bake Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Coconut Oil Protein Bars

Recipes & Food Photography Featured In Galleries

Dessert Stalking

Fave Healthy Recipes

FoodGawker

Finding Vegan and Here

FoodEpix

Healthy Aperture

Kitchen Artistry

Liqurious

NuNaturals Stevia Recipe Gallery

Photograzing Serious Eats

Smarty Had a Party!

Tasteologie

Tastespotting

The Knead For Bread

Workshops, Seminars, Conferences, & Trips

Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival, November 15 -19, 2012 with Food & Wine Magazine, American Express Publishing, celebrity Chefs Marcus Samuelsson and more

Blogshop San Francisco, April 9-10, 2012

Will Write for Food Workshop Here and Here with Diane Jacob, March 3, 2012

KitchenAid, Cook Books, & Photography Event, February 29, 2012

Food and Light Photography Workshop, Boulder Colorado, August 2011

Food & Light: Favorite Images & Judging

Food & Light: Restaurant Photography Tips

Food & Light: Photographing Challenging Food & Personal Assignments

Food & Light: Photography Tips from Diane Cu

Food & Light: Photography Tips

Mexico City Photography Tour with Penny de los Santos, July 2011:

Mexico City: Themes from a Photographic Tour of Mexico City

Mexico City: Romance & PDAs

Mexico City: Markets & Meat

Mexico City: Breakfast

Mexico City: Friday Night Out

Real Food Styling Photography Workshop, April 2011

BlogHer ’11 San Diego, August 2011

Food Buzz San Francisco: Meeting Friends, Celebrating San Francisco, and Trip Gifts & Recap, November 2010

Festivals & Fairs

San Diego Cityfest, August 2011

San Diego Pride Parade, August 2011

Taste of Adams Avenue, June 2011

Greek Festival, June 2011

Food Buzz San Francisco: Meeting Friends, Celebrating San Francisco, and Trip Gifts & Recap, November 2010

Charity, Volunteering, Bake Sales

Bake Sale for Childhood Hunger and Here, April 2012

The Great Fundraising Act, July 2011 (results here, followup post here)

Bake Sale for Team for Kids, May 2011

Bake Sale Brownies, May 2012

Bake Sale to Eliminate Childhood Hunger, May 2011

Bake Sale for Japan, April 2011

Awards

Top 100 Health Blog Award, January 2011

2010 Top Vegan Blog Award, January 2011


Product Reviews, Contests, & Giveaways

I have done product reviews and hosted giveaways for over 200 companies including:

Nestle Tollhouse, Ghirardelli, COOL WHIP, Land O Lakes, Kitchen Aid, Le Creueset, Capresso, Zoku, MagiMix by Robot-Coupe, Magic Bullet, CSN Stores, Nuts Online, iHerb.com, Be Present Yoga, Yoga Journal, Book PubCo Cookbooks, Joop handbags, Barney Butter, Natually Nutty, Artisana, Nutiva, Navitas Naturals, Chia Seeds Direct, NuNaturals Stevia, Tropical Traditions Coconut Products, Kelapo Coconut Oil, Love Grown Foods, Sarris Candies, Chunks of Energy, Blue Mountain Organics, ONE Coconut Water, Sun Warrior Protein Powder, Larabar, 18 Rabbits, Vixibars, Bora Bora Foods Bars, Go Max Go Vegan Candy Bars, Ulimana Chocolate, and many more.

If you are interested in having me review your product in a similar fashion to this post or this post, email me with the details.

If you are interested in having me host a giveaway or contest with your product in a similar fashion to this post or this post, email me with the details.

If you are interested in having me review your product and then do a giveaway as a followup, here is an example I did for Pillsbury first the product review, then the giveaway.

Notes about Product Reviews, Contests, & Giveaways:

Please make sure the item you are contacting me about is relevant for my blog.  (I am vegetarian not vegan, and have readers from all walks of life and am open-minded to reviewing all different types of foods and products.  My readership base is very strongly female.)

I will only do giveaways with products I have had a chance to personally use first.

I will host the giveaway on your behalf and will contact you with a winner, but you will be responsible for supplying and shipping the product to the winner.

Favorite Baking Memory Giveaway

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Eligibility: Favorite Baking Memory Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to
legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least
eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Federated Media Publishing, Inc.
(“Sponsor”), Hosting Websites (defined below), ePrize, Inc., and their parent and affiliate
companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and
household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject
to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.
Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules
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2. Sponsor: Federated Media Publishing, Inc., 72 Townsend Street, San Francisco, CA
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3. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on September 24, 2012 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time
(“ET”), and ends on October 8, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”). The
computer of each Hosting Website is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

4. How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, visit www.bakerella.com or
www.averiecooks.com (each a “Hosting Website”). Post a comment in response to the
Host’s post about your favorite baking memory. By submitting your comment, you will
automatically receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Posts may not be indecent,
obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, or libelous or contain material that violates or
infringes another’s rights, or disparage Sponsor, Administrator or Host or any other person
or party affiliated with the Sweepstakes, or contain material that is unlawful in any way.
Sponsor and Hosts (defined below) reserve the right to remove any posts that they find
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Share this promotion with your friends through Twitter or Pinterest to receive up to two (2)
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by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different
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to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register
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assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other
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the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential
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drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will
be held, after which the applicable prize will remain unawarded. Prizes will be fulfilled
approximately 8-10 weeks after all winners are confirmed.

6. Prizes: TWO (2) GRAND PRIZES (One (1) per Host): A Kitchen Aid Mixer (valued at
approximately $650) and a $200 William Sonoma gift card (terms and conditions apply).
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All features of the Kitchen Aid Mixer will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The
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affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and
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cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of
property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any
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winner’s consent to Sponsor’s, Gap’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness,
photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any
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Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond
Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes,
as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or
the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or
any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any
person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a
violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves
the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of
that provision.

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incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by
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lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the
Sweepstakes, if it is possible. If the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, is discontinued for any
reason, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among
all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes
offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event
that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the
stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed,
Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing
among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
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claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any
prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action,
and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
(Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Oakland County,
Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-
pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no
event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain
awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental
and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket
expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All
issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability
of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in
connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with,
the laws of the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law
rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the
application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.
12. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to
Administrator’s Privacy Policy (http://www.eprize.com/privacy-policy), Sponsor’s Privacy
Policy and (http://www.federatedmedia.net/privacy-policy/).

13. Winner List: For a winner list, visit http://bit.ly/P8tBRJ. The winner list will be posted
after winner confirmation is complete.

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