Thursday, February 2, 2012

Sweet Confections book GIVEAWAY (CLOSED)

Today we're giving away 2 copies of the scrumptious book Sweet Confections: Beautiful Candy to Make at Home.
Read my full review of the book HERE.
HOW TO ENTER/Rules:
* Leave a comment in this post, that's it!
* Leave your EMAIL ADDRESS
in your comment, which may be written as: dana (at) hotmail (d0t) com, if you're worried about leaving your real address in cyberspace.
* Only One entry per person.
* If you forget something and need to leave a second comment, go back and DELETE your first comment (click on the little trashcan icon in the corner of your post).
* Open to US and Canadian Readers (sorry about that)
* TWO winners will receive a copy of the book Sweet Confections
* Giveaway ends, Friday 2/3/12 at 10pm (Central Time).
Winner will be announced on Sunday.

511 comments:

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the Knottie Knitta said...

ooh wow...just in the pictures you show here, i see at least 4 recipes i already had on my "to make" list on pinterest :) i certainly would love a copy!

yarrbunny at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

This book looks so fun! It would be great to make them or a great gift for a close friend.
stewartjuli(at)uams(dot)edu

melonkelli said...

Yum!

Heidi V said...

Yum. This book looks delicious!
hlvognetz at yahoo dot com

Jennifer W. said...

This looks great! My friends are all bakers, so I have become the resident candy maker of the bunch. Would love to have some new recipes in my arsenal :)

thefeltmouse{at}gmail{dot}com

Anonymous said...

I feel my bottom getting bigger already! Home dot made dot blog at hotmail dot com

Amanda A. said...

What a great looking book! Thanks for the chance to win it! aarmstro(at)bluemarble(dot)net

Jessabells said...

Wow, I have never made candy like that. Thanks for the chance.

Jessica
jspara@gmail.com

The Osborne Family said...

Just what I need. Ha! =)
charityosborne{at}gmail{dot}com

Brooke said...

My tummy is rumbling...yummy!!!! brooke@shoplemondrop.com

Blake and Laura said...

Looks yummy!

laurawalker05(at)gmail(dot)com

Emily said...

yum, Yum, YUM!!!! :) Hope I win!!!
Thanks for the giveaway!!!
e(dot)wielinga(at)hotmail(dot)com

Ashley said...

Yummy!! Looks delicious :)

abaynton (at) hotmail (d0t) com

maggie4182 said...

So cool looking.
maggie4182 (at) sbcglobal.net

Anonymous said...

All I have to say is YUM! And thanks for doing the giveaway too. ~Meg

mkaralambo(at)gmail(dot)com

Vanessa said...

great.. now I'm hungry :)
smiletoday85 (at) hotmail (dot) com

Sabrina said...

What a fun and cute book! Yum!
Great Giveaway!
Sabrinarobideau(at)hotmail(dot)com

Emma said...

This is darling! I love sweet things and I love pictures of food. This book would be going to a good home if my name is drawn.

Thanks for posting the Giveaway Dana!

Lins said...

I would LOVE to win. I have such a big sweet tooth.

linsmitch (at) gmail (dot) com

Anonymous said...

These all look so delicious! I have a serious sweet tooth and would love to try my hand at making candy.

latinfire915 at gmail dot com

mommy2luke2008 said...

I would love to win this!!! Yummy!
maryw1981 at yahoo dot com

COMILLERS said...

Oh YUM!!! those look fun to make... Thank you for the chance to win!

coloradomillers at msn dot com

Gottfredsen said...

I would love to win this. My oldest son is into baking treats for all the girls in his Ballet class and he would love to make some of these for those little girls.

goofykeene77@yahoo.com

LT said...

YUM!

Would love love love to win this book!

lalynne05(at)yahoo(dot)com

Anonymous said...

These all look amazing ...... and delicious, a lethal combo. Great work!

Stephaniepasutto(at)hotmail(dot)com

Michelle said...

Oh, my. Salted chocolate covered caramel lollipops? I'm glad I passed my 3-hr glucose!

Betsy Z said...

The book looks delicious. I can't wait to get started. My 12 yo daughter would love this also.
Betsy
bz@oneknob.com

Annie said...

Yummmmm! Thanks for the chance to win! annie@gluegunannie.com

Anonymous said...

please, oh please! Would love it.
catherinechaffee at yahoo dot com

Tanya said...

They all look so delicious! Tserrao at gmail dot com

Stephanie said...

Yummy! I'm on a diet, but these look scrumptious enough to splurge a little.
stephaniestempinski at yahoo dot com

Sarah K said...

YUM! Looks like so much fun!

soccer720(at)charter(dot)net

Rande said...

yum! it is eight in the morning and i really want those truffles

rrstock at live.com

Katie Gonzalez said...

wow, that book looks awesome! I want a copy!! I need to make those salted chocolate caramel lollipops!!

Sue said...

Beautiful AND delicious! I'd simply love to win a copy of this book :)

sewinsteady (at) gmail (dot) com

Thanks!

Anonymous said...

Oh my - yes please. Looks so yummy

kelly72lynn at yahoo

KK said...

My husband would love for me to win! :)

katherine dot keys @yahoo.com

MorganH said...

Wow. This book looks amazing!

morganphughes(at)gmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

Yummy...all of it looks so good! I love to make goodies like that!
Meeghan
megs5414@hotmail.com

Laura said...

Looks amazing!

latuttle79 (at) gmail (dot) com

Lorena said...

I would LOVE to win a copy of this book!
ljquerns at gmail dot com

Allison said...

Yay Candy!

allison.underwood (at) hotmail.com

Ruby said...

Oh, those look yummy! I'd love to win. And BTW, did you have your baby yet?? Hope you're feeling well if not :)

zaaberry(at)hotmail(dot)com

hollymade said...

That book looks awesome! I pin a lot of sweet treats too, but don't dare make them all because I wouldn't be able to resist eating.

holly.hacker at gmail.com

Jenn said...

If you look really closely, my name is written all over one of those copies! This is right up my alley!

caribbijenn(at)yahoo(dot)com

Alison said...

I just made my own chocolates - the maple walnut ones from the sweets and treats - and I loved it. I would love to learn how to do more.

alison reed gmail.com

Mel O'Drama said...

want!

Briggsy said...

Looks Delicious! can't wait to try a few :)
Jules4243(at)yahoo(dot)com

Huckleberry Stew said...

I certainly shouldn't enter this contest... but I sure hope I win! Beautiful photography!

heather at (thesmithzoo) dot com

Anonymous said...

Thanks for a fun and practical giveaway . . . I also love sewing and baking!

Sarah C
sarah.e.corbin (at) gmail (d0t) com

Bonnie said...

Fingers crossed!! Looks yummy! (Bonnie[DOT]Donigan[AT]gmail[DOT]com)

Mel said...

my kids would think they'd died and gone to heaven if this book showed up at our house! thanks for the chance

mouellette80(at)hotmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

Delicious! I'd love a copy!
Rebeccamfreeman (at) gmail (dot) com

Leslie Anne said...

Thanks for the giveaway!
leslieasmith at gmail dot com

rebekah said...

I'm torn between loving and hating the yumminess of all those photos.

rebekahricker (at) yahoo (dot) com

Mareenchen said...

Looks yummy!

mareen (dot) liske (at) gmail (dot) com

Nicole said...

Yum yum!

mystiqueyami (at) yahoo (d0t) ca

Anonymous said...

That. Looks. AMAZING! Looks like there's a scrumptious recipe to satisfy each of my sweet "tooths"!
Timely giveaway! Thanks!
mamalahr(at)gmail(dot)com

Erin said...

I'm hungry now!
mom2thetootpoot (at) yahoo (dot) com

Lynette @ My Craft Discovery said...

Looks fabulous. Thanks for the giveaway! necklacebliss(at)gmail(dot)com

icicle said...

I'm in the final stretch of adult braces and those caramels are killing me!!!
icicle (at) shoreham (dot) net

Anonymous said...

I'd love to win! Candy recipes are so much fun! :)
pink.karen(at)gmail(dot)com

Amanda said...

Oh my gosh! That book looks amazing! I would LOVE to win it!!

amanda dot brekhus at gmail dot com

summer said...

Mmmm...what a lovely book!

summerlynnb(at)yahoo(dot)com

RaeLyn said...

what a neat, neat book! Love it! raelynstoddard(at)hotmail(dot)com

Diana said...

My sweet tooth (and boys) will thank you if I win! This book looks delicious.

dianaccroft at hotmail dot com

Sarah MBJ said...

OOOhhhhhhhh yum! I want to make them all!!

sarahjohnston (at) sbjlights (dot) com

Allison said...

Looks like a fun book!
a_nicklin(at)hotmail(d0t)com

Shawna said...

absolutely love it!

nanalyn81(at)hotmail(dot)com

Cameron H said...

Gorgeous stuff! I'd feel a lot better about eating candy if I had to work for it. :) cbrh.blogs (at) gmail

Sara said...

Looks amazing!! Saraklavan at yahoo dot com

marty said...

I think all the things that I have seen in this book look absolutely Wonderful, I sure would like to create some of them.

Lisa said...

looks delicious! and fun!
LisaSC20(at)aol(dot)com

hello scoutie said...

Ooh everything looks so yummy!! i would love to try these recipes.
Helloscoutie (at) gmail (dot) com

Debbie said...

So much for a diet!!! HAHA
thecanfields(at)Charter(dot)net

Megan said...

Oh I think I must have this cookbook!
meganmpeterson (at) yahoo (DoT) com

Tommie @ Ilene Books said...

They all looks so delicious. I would love to try some recipes out.
thomasina.morris(at)gmail(dot)com

Pam said...

wow--looks delicious, but dangerous! I would love it! pepainter(at)gmail(dot)com

Ellis said...

I would absolutely love to make those homemade marshmallows!

ellis.passmore(at)gmail(d0t)com

rheadeja said...

Yummy! I'm a midwife on holiday right now (which is the only time I have to make such things). This would give me something to fill my days with on my next holiday! :)

rheadeja (at) hotmail (dot) com

cdfraley85 said...

oooo....i really want to learn to make a marshmallow. yum!

Christensen family said...

Looks very fun and delicious! casey(dot)pr(at)gmail(dot)com

Serena said...

Ooh, what fun!
serenakate at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

This would be amazing for Valentines day! My husband and I's 3rd as husband and wife and our first as parents!
Lauran
lauran_mae@hotmail.com

Barbara said...

the photography is truly an art form in this book ! simply stunning

mamarose@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Oh Yum! So hungry just looking at those pictures! Would love to win a copy of the book. lorlie (at) rogers (dot) com

jnickel1989 said...

ohmygosh! that book looks right up my alley! i would LOVE to make some treats for my family. happy love day to you & yours!

jnickel1989(at)gmail(dot)com

Ellen said...

Oh my, everything looks so tasty, and I do love making candy!

deldie65 at hotmail dot com

Anonymous said...

That looks like a great book to have!

brookeali(at)hotmail(dot)com

Oiyi said...

This book looks gorgeous! I love making sweet treats for gifts for the holidays.

oiyi.yau(at) gmail (dot) com

amy c @ thisheartofmineblog.com said...

beautiful book!
amy (at) thisheartofmineblog (dot) com

Katie said...

Ohhh everything looks so delicious!!! And the photography is beautiful....would love to win :)
katiep39932@gmail.com

shelly said...

Uh, yes please! I love chocolate and candy and all things sweet! cltrash at ymail dot com

Molly said...

OOOO! Candy making is such fun!

Tina said...

I would love to win! I need more sweets in my life! :)

Anonymous said...

Ooooolalaaaaaaaaaaa looks like a beautifully delicious and fun book to win!!!
libertykp(at)hotmail(dot)com

Nick and Kirsten said...

everything looks so yummy! i've always wanted to try making candy!

drue82(at)hotmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

This would be great to try!
graceyroh(at)gmail(dot)com

jenny said...

Oh yum! yum yum yum! I made my own chocolate covered cherries once, which totally ruined the store-bought ones for me. Which, I suppose, is a good thing, right? This would be a great book to have, but not sure my hips would agree! :o)

cattyjenny(at)aol dot c0m

Mindy said...

This book looks phenomenal!

mindywissink (at) gmail (d0t) com

Mindy said...

Ooo I'm excited! I hope I win.

mindywarren(at)gmail(dot)com

Little Ra's said...

This might just take my baking to a whole new level!
LittleRas (at) rogers (dot) com

Yanamom said...

Oh, that looks so good. I would love to win this book and get back into making my own homemade candies! I used to love to make candy. I had to make candy 5-10 pounds at a time because it was so popular. yanamom (at) bellsouth (dot) net

Me and My Boys said...

My son (5 years old) was sitting next to me as I was looking thru your review and made me click on every.single.picture so that he could take a closer look; then he would explain, "Mommy, I think you need to make THAT!" Ha. "Yup, I think I do."

clarissadoss02@gmail.com

Kathryn said...

I'd love to add this book to my collection.

kathryn(dot)perszyk(at)gmail(dot)com

storiedyarns said...

Mmmm, this book looks good enough to eat! Thanks so much for the give-away!!

Jess

jessicacook17 (AT) hotmail (DOT) com

benjamin.and.bunny said...

Oh boy, those truffles are calling my name!

katepalmer17(at)gmail(dot)com

Lynette said...

I would love this book.
lmarz22(at)yahoo(dot)com

Anonymous said...

v8ash (at) hotmail (d0t) com

MommaWard said...

Yum, yum, YUM! Thanks for the giveaway! Treats are so fun, aren't they?
themrsward (at) yahoo (dot) com

Jessica said...

oh yummmm

jesshaile (at) gmail (d0t) com

Kara said...

What a pretty book! I love sweets (as my rear end can attest!) and I'm always looking for new recipes to try!

kara (dot) vedder (at) gmail...

~Alisha~ said...

yum I can always go for something sweet! thanks for the giveaway.
GA6708(at)gmail(dot)com

Jen said...

Oh good gracious! I'm literally salivating at those pictures. [swallow]. Thank you for the chance to win this incredible book!

bak [d0t] jmb (at) gmail {d0t} com

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Anonymous said...

I want to make all of these!!!! Looks delicious and fun.
The chocoolic bgenevieve(at)hotmail(dot)com

Elisabeth said...

Looks delicious. I would love to give some of those a try

eac822(at)comcast (dot).net

Avital said...

oh man. I am drooling all over my keyboard. Those treats look so yummy, I am crossing my fingers for a win, my candy thermometer is begging to be put to work.

avital at gmail dot com

Alex said...

Every picture looks delicious! I hope I win :)

cheekyweebrat@gmail.com

Jennifer said...

These pictures are gorgeous! Makes me want to throw some flour around and bake! I adore beautiful pictures of food-especially sweets. Thanks for the giveaway!

Erin said...

i really don't need it, but i'm pregnant and all those pictures look so good!!

erinthomason5@gmail.com

Alicia said...

This is definitely not helping me eat my healthy lunch. Truffles are so much more fun.

aliciamary315 at hotmail dot com

Mama Bear said...

mmm so yummy!! Hope I can start making some sweet treats soon!

mamastammen (at) gmail (dot) com

nicbib said...

Yum! I want some!
nicbib1@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Looks awesome!
emjhawkins (at) gmail (d0t) com

Josh_n_Connie said...

Looks so yummy!!

csande07@yahoo.com

Annchan said...

I would use the snot out of this book! Annchan1@gmail.com

Greg and Caroline said...

I would LOVE to win!!

carolinejaco at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous! Almost wouldn't want to eat them, they're so pretty. (Almost.)
beashih@gmail.com

A Jennuine Life said...

This book looks amazing! deshazer.jennifer@gmail.com

Joey said...

My girls and i would love to win and make some of the sweets

joeysnow5(at)msn(dot)com

stacey said...

This book looks amazing!
staceymison(at)gmail(dot)com

Kendra said...

That book looks like so much fun! What a "sweet" giveaway (bahaha, I crack myself up!) :)

kendrabenson at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

This looks like soooo much fun! i remember my nana making candy when i was a child...
tierra underscore hedington at yahoo dot com

thank you for the give away!

Katie May said...

I'm salivating on my keyboard! Katiemayhess(at)gmail(dot)con

Amanda said...

This looks AMAZING! I'm hungry for sweets now. :)
Amanda
rubberducki (at) gmail (d0t) com

TPDesign said...

ahhhh, yum, yes please!!!!

tpdesign01 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Zen Mama said...

Yes Yes Yes

heather j phillips at gmail dot com

panhandler said...

This looks amazing! Thank you Dana for your awesome blog!

dianne(dot)lee(dot)wilson(at)gmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

Everything looks scrumdiddlyumptious! Thank you for the chance to win!

Bree // breleeport@gmail.com

Kara Burns said...

Looks like an amazingly delicious book!!!
Kara B
scrapsincali@yahoo.com

Ambiebamb said...

Ugh! hopefully this one shows up!
Gave up sugar for 30 days and this book is needed to help me slowly ween myself back on sugar. haha
amberd118(at)gmail(dot)com

Dara said...

Delicious and beautiful. What a mouth drooling book!

Jennifer Peterson said...

Oh wow...I can only imagine how happy my husband would be to get this book. He has such a sweet tooth and LOVES to bake.

Oh, and this would save me a ton of money at the candy store!

Thanks for the giveaway

jenpeterson1996 (at) gmail (dot) com

Tiphaine said...

Over heeeeerrreeee !!! I know some little mouths who would love that !!!

Chelsea said...

Yes, please!
sewverybold(at)gmail(dot)com

Sara said...

Oooh homemade marshmallows, I love them!
sfdvt(at)yahoo(dot)com

Katie said...

katiesandrews(at)yahoo(dot)com

Yummmmm!!

annemarie said...

Oh would I love this book - sounds delicious. a.haun(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

Erica said...

Everything looks soooooo yummy!! Thanks for the giveaway!!

princess(dot)erica(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

Lulu the Baker said...

Yay for candy!

mohoha[at]hotmail[dot]com

Emma said...

Oh my, I'm drooling just looking at the pictures!! I would love this book! Thanks for the great giveaway!

emma(_)myhill(_)jones(_)@hotmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

Those are evil!!! Now I want to take my son out and run to the chocolate store!

am369(at)njit(dot)com

Mandy said...

Oh to be "WINNING" this book!!! Is it wrong to care about sweets this much? 115 other comments prove it's not. Thanks for the chance to win!

amanda(dot)sadlon(at)gmail.com

Sara said...

Candy and desserts are my favorite!

bur01005(at)gmail(dot)com

ret said...

how fun!

robynt (at) gmail (d0t) com

Trish said...

I'd love to try some of these. Thanks for the giveaway!

Cat Hunter said...

Looks amazing! I am such a sweetaholic and these look so good to try. Thanks!

cathunter4@gmail.com

Ash H. said...

Wow! What a fun book.

ashleymjaeger@msn.com

Minharos said...

What beautiful pictures!

kminharo (at) asu (d0t) edu

Autumn Goodwin said...

This book looks amazing. I would love to have some good candy recipes.

autumngoodwin@gmail.com

Julie said...

Looks amazing! Thank you!!

jgonzales517 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Cat Kotaka said...

Beautiful!

cjkotaka@yahoo.com

Hannah Elise said...

I would love to look through all the gorgeous pictures, and try out some of those recipes!

hannah [at] hannaheliseblog [dot] com

Deanna said...

And to think i'm swearing off sugar on my BIRTHDAY! Gasp! I might have to take those words back. LOL!

Deanna
rdpoulsen at gmail dot com

Karen said...

Yummy! jandksuty at comcast dot net

Susan said...

my dentist would love it, almost as much as i would, if i won.

susantorrey1(@)gmail(dot)com

Marin D said...

Ooh, this would be fun to have. I don't make a lot of treats but I should start, right?

marinsoup at gmail dot com

mary d said...

i want it!

pogtotes at gmail

Allyson said...

Wow! It all looks great. Candy seems so intimidating to make, but I'd love to learn how to do more homemade!
allyson(dot)w(dot)miller(at)gmail(dot)com

Kendra said...

What a yummy post!!

Kendra
tunesgirl@aol.com

Doodle said...

Mmmm... chocolate...
It all looks so tasty good!
queenzabeth(at)yahoo(dot)com

A's Mom said...

Looks amazing!!! Would love it!

amylynn (dot) duffield (at) gmail (dot) com

Deanna said...

Dang....and I was doing soooo well at avoiding sugar this year. Gotta have that book now!!!

Laura Saito said...

Looks. So. Gooood! Would be quite an accomplishment to make goodies that look as good as these. Thanks for sharing this sweets book! In the words of my three year old, "ooOOoo, wet's taste it!"
Laura

dalosaito(at)gmail(dot)com

Ellie said...

The dot candy looks like it would be a lot of fun to make. ellie050507(at)gmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

I've been wanting to make homemade marshmallows for a while now. This book looks amazing. I hope I win.

chcksmar (at) sbcglobal (d0t) net

s. said...

This book looks wonderful!

Lauren said...

this looks amazing
hannon.lauren(at)gmail(dot)com

Darilyn said...
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Britta Hughes said...

I would love this book! I make caramels and taffy but that is as far as I've ventured in candy making. I'd love to have some new recipes to try out!
brittahughes143(at)gmail(dot)com

Darilyn said...

Wow! That book looks SO fun!
Thanks for the giveaway!

darilynjeter (at) gmail (dot) com

Jenny from My Handmade Home said...

Oh boy... I would love to make all of the things in this book! The closest I get to making candy is caramel apples. Today I made heart shaped jello jigglers but I think it would be nice to try something a little bit harder!

Thanks, Jenny

joshandteo@hotmail.com

Pen Pal said...

My family will love these treats!

alicia(dot)g(dot)ferguson at gmail

Anonymous said...

would love to try some of these recipes. i'll get a book if i don't win.

dkneppar(at)gmail(dot)com

Shevy said...

those pictures are making me hungry!!
shevzz at gmail dot com

StacyK said...

You had me at sweet

stacy(underscore)q(at)hotmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

This looks great! Would love to have this book :)

aedavis71 (at) gmail (dot) com

Eleanor said...

Scrumptious!

practicalpeacesatyahoodotcom

Sarah P said...

This book looks amazing! I've never made anything like this, but would love to try!

mrs(underscore)p(at)sbcglobal(d0t)net

Christina said...

Yes please! I'm not on a diet!

christinatutor(at)gmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

My new year's resolution was to only eat the junk food I make. I was thinking french fries and ice cream but candy definitely fits this mold!

melanie_egorin(at)yahoo(dot)com

Anonymous said...

Yum!

allieb123(at)hotmail(dot)com

The Yoder's Four said...

YUM. Wow. Everything looks sooo delicious! Beautiful photography, too. :)

melissa_yoder21@msn.com

Manda said...

Yummy treats! I love love love making treats to share.
amandamellway(at)hotmail(dot)com

britlynn said...

Almost all my family has a sweet tooth, this book would be the go to book when making birthday treats.

britlynnd at aol dot com

Anonymous said...

AWESOME! Looks delicious!

eternaljoy05(at)yahoo(dot)com

Michael and Rachelle said...

This looks so fun. Thanks for the chance to win.

mikechelley at hotmail dot com

Bonnie said...

Can't wait to get this book! I want to try my hand at the salted caramel lollipops.
Bonnie
bonitasoap@yahoo.com

Malori said...

This book looks so fun!!

sundaymorningsugar@yahoo.com

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