Tuesday

Be Mine? Quick (TWO DAY) Valentine's Give Away!!




Not a true Tablescape this week ~
It's a QUICK Valentine's Give Away!




I was recently contacted by ICBINB (I Can't Believe It's Not Butter), they generously gave me a wonderful selection of gifts and also would like to offer one of my readers a chance to win a terrific give-away worth $50. !!

Winner will receive:





1.) Tasty appetizer, entrée, and dessert recipes



2.) A lovely serving piece from Crate & Barrel



3.) $25. American Express gift card !







All you need to do for a chance to win is to leave a comment on this post.



Mention if you are a follower of my blog and your name will be entered twice.
Winner will be selected randomly.




Winner will receive some wonderful recipes,
and a $25. American Express Gift Card which can be used in almost any place where American Express cards are accepted (with a couple of exceptions.)







And the generously sized white Crate and Barrel serving platter/tray as shown above.
(dishes and other accessories are not included.)

Contest closes February 11th (Thursday) at 9:00 AM Pacific time.





Winner will be announced Thursday afternoon.




Best of luck !



The Legal Stuff:
Contest is open only to U.S. entrants in the contiguous 48 states.
(This giveaway is being run independently and I am not receiving any monetary compensation for it.)






*~*~*~*~*
Click
HERE to visit the I Can't Believe It's Not Butter website and learn more about Turn the Tub Around to learn the healthful benefits of ICBINB, find tempting recipes, and enter for a chance to meet Megan Mullally in Los Angeles ~ 13 winners will be selected each day.





Follow ICBINotButter on Twitter. Click here.
Please click HERE to see this weeks participants in
Susan's BETWEEN NAPS on the PORCH ~ Tablescape Thursdays












158 comments:

  1. I love your blog and follow it regularly. I check back at least 5 days a week to see if there is something new to read! You take wonderful pictures!

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  2. Check your blog constantly. It's great!

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  3. What a generous offer! Beautiful photos, Mari, as always. I love the way you put together your vignettes. It's always a feast for the eyes!!

    Lori
    xoxo

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  4. I love your blog and visit it so often it shows up in my "frequently visited sites" list on google chrome homepage.

    Mary

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  5. I love your blog, and I love trying the recipes! I followed right away! I also love that serving platter!

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  6. Awesome giveaway. I am a follower of your blog. You always post the most beautiful photos.
    Happy Valentine's Day!

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  7. Oh a giveaway!! FUN STUFF! I am a follower of your blog. Love it!

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  8. Just arrived and will now become a follower of your blog. I have truly enjoyed browsing around and reading your wonderful words of wisdom. Cannot wait to make some of your recipes. Keep up the great work!

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  9. Awesome giveaway! Sure hope I win! I am also a follower!

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  10. I love giveaways! And i love your blog. I'm a follower and I also have you on my blog list on my home page.

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  11. Wonderful give away for a user of I Can't Believe it is not Butter. I am also a follower of yours. Thanks for the giveaway. Good luck to everyone. Susan

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  12. Congratulations to you! Be sure to share the gifts you received too! And yes, I'm a follower too.

    - The Tablescaper

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  13. How nice! Yes, I follow - that's how I heard about your new posting.

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  14. How nice! What a generous offer...good you share too many things..I am in as earlier.

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  15. I love your blog, and I follow it in google reader so I never miss an update! Kathy

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  16. I am a new follower.
    I wish I could tell you the path to find your blog but I don't remember.
    I love the variety of recipes that you have to offer and the pictures are wonderful.
    Thank you.

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  17. Your page is one I check every day! Always inspiring... Susan

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  18. Well aren't you the sneaky one to get to have so much fun - with someone else paying the tab! Great idea for a giveaway, a gift card is "one size, fits all"!

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  19. How lovely! A loyal follower from Germany..
    Wish you all GOOD LUCK!

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  20. exciting! I've got you on my google reader, so I don't miss a post. :)

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  21. Bonne Chance everyone..! Lovely photos Mary..You make the tray look fabulouser:)

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  22. What a great giveaway! We buy "I Can't Believe Its Butter" all the time. Good stuff!
    I am a follower and I will post this on my blog.
    Judy

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  23. What a fun giveaway. Love that white tray, which is perfect for delivering breakfast in bed:D I'm a follower of your site!

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  24. Well, Mary, I've followed your blog for a while now, as you know! I'm still blogless. lol I'd love to be entered in your drawing.

    Julie J.

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  25. Thanks for the giveaway! Love your blog and looking at all your drool-worthy pictures of your delicious recipes :)

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  26. Hi Mari, I am a follower of your blog! I love your blog. You have the best pictures of everything. :)

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  27. Have your blog on google reader so I don't miss a thing! Great recipes and pictures. Thanks for being so generous.

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  28. What a wonderful gift! I love your photo layouts too, so pretty!

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  29. I would visit this blog without the contests, so how nice of you to have them anyway. :)

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  30. Awesome! I'm a follower too, and I have you in my Google Reader so I never miss a post.

    I always leave with such a sense of serenity after reading your blog. Thank you!

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  31. What a great contest! I am a follower of your blog and also have your link posted on my blog.

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  32. What a wonderful giveaway!
    I would love to be entered.
    I am now a follower of your blog.
    Thanks so much,
    Tammy

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  33. Mari, not only do I follow you blog, Once Upon a Plate, I love the way you present all your delectable recipes. You should be a stylist for the leading food & style magazines. Your creativity is contagious in the best sense of the word!

    Many thanks for offering this giveaway.

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  34. What a great giveaway and what lovely pictures - I would like to sit down with the tray right now for a nice cup of tea!
    Thanks

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  35. What a lovely give-away. I'm a follower and look forward to all of your posts. Your photographs are incredible. I would love to be in your drawing and I'm crossing my fingers. Good luck to all.
    Sam

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  36. What wonderful gifts. Now that is really a sweet valentine. Yes, of course I am a follower and I really think this is all mine. lol Hugs, Marty

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  37. What a fabulous giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win!! I am a follower too! Thanks!!

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  38. Of COURSE I am a follower, I love your blog! This is a wonderful give away! I ahve my fingers crossed!!!! XO, Pinky

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  39. hello:) your blog is delicious. clicked on over from the beehive cottage. your giveaway is amazing. count me in and i am a new follower! im having a giveaway too. come by and visit.thank you for hosting.
    blessings,
    aimee

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  40. I am a follower. I read each and every post eagerly.

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  41. The tray & setting are so inviting. Almost tranquil. I am a daily visitor & a Follower!
    Beckie in Brentwood, TN

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  42. Thanks for the opportunity to win the giveaway. I am also a faithful follower.

    Michle

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  43. I follow your blog AND love Crate and Barrel. This is a win-win for me :)

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  44. What a fantastic blog you have. The details you put into your "tablescapes" are great. Thanks for your inspirations.

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  45. i love your blog! i am a follower. :) every update.

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  46. I am most definitely a follower! Thanks!

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  47. I love your blog!!! I've been following for a little while now!

    Thanks for this great giveaway.

    Lucy
    www.farmersattic.com
    www.farmersattic.blogspot.com
    www.lucy43g.etsy.com

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  48. I accidentally stumbled here when I was googling for Parmesan Gnocchi a couple of days ago. I was very much impressed by your photography that I came back today to check for new posts.So here I am..your new follower.
    BTW, Excellent and generous giveaway by ICBINB. Goodluck to everyone (including me).

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  49. Oh, a great giveaway. The only soft spread we buy is ICBINB. I am a faithful follower...count me twice!

    Sue

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  50. Love and follow this blog. Thanks for the great giveaway :)

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  51. Hi Mari
    I regularly follow your blog, and have picked up some extra special recipes here. (Thanks!...and my hubby THANKS you!) This quick giveaway is interesting...being a fan of recipes...ICBINB...and Crate and Barrel. Thanks for the opportunity to win...
    Jane (Artfully Graced)

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  52. Well, of course I want in!! You know I'm here all the time :)

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  53. yay! awesome giveaway and my fingers are crossed! :)

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  54. I would LOVE a chance to win this...and yes!...I am a follower!

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  55. Hey! Throw my name in the hat too please -- this would be a wonderful prize -- and I'm a follower too.

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  56. What a great giveaway! I love your blog and follow it in Google Reader so I do not miss anything!

    ~ Tracy

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  57. Hello, I am a follower and would love to have my name be put into your drawing...
    Thank you and many Blessings~
    Leslie
    rllemke@gtmc.net
    www.craftymom03.blogspot.com

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  58. I'm also a follower and absolutely LOVE your photography and would Love to win.
    Hugs,
    Tam

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  59. Oh well you know I am a follower...
    and I would love to win this...I will keep my fingers crossed...
    I am not usually that lucky!
    L~xo

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  60. Mari, What a kind offer! I'm sure you know that I am an avid follower! Your little tablescape is so beautiful! I love the primorses, especially since we are getting 18 more inches of snow!
    Thanks again!
    Yvonne

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  61. I am a follower and want to say thanks for such a great giveaway opportunity. Good luck to everyone.

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  62. Leave it to Mari to photograph an ugly ole plastic card to perfection...awesome giveaway quick or not! I'm a follower!
    Michelle

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  63. Love to check on you regularly!! Your recipes are wonderful!

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  64. Oh my, isn't this fun! What a lovely give away...I've got my fingers crossed. And, most definitely, I am a follower.

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  65. Your recipes are wonderful and your food styling is fantastic too! Love your blog!!

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  66. Hi Mari! Please do enter me into you giveaway drawing! I am a follower, and I'm crossing my fingers to be the lucky winner! Thank you! ~tina

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  67. I love your blog. I am a follower and have it in my Google reader so I never miss a posting.

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  68. Great idea! Beautiful tray....this is certainly fun. I have followed along since I first started blogging. Love your site!

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  69. Love, love, love your blog. Your photos are beautiful and I covet all of your dishes!

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  70. Hey Mari, that's a lovely giveaway!! I would love to win that, and I have been a follower of your blog for quite some time now :)

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  71. Fun Giveaway!!! I am a follower too!

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  72. What a great giveaway! I love ICBINB too! I am a follower and just love reading your blog..your food pictures and recipes always make me so hungry!

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  73. What a wonderful give away! I do follow your blog, and would love to be entered. Nancy

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  74. Yay! I follow your blog and would love to be entered!

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  75. I check your blog everyday and in awe of the things you create! Thank you so much for your inspiration.

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  76. Well I'll give it ago again. Love your blog, and your photography is amazing!!

    Blessings~~~

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  77. Your was the very first food blog that I subscribed to...see what you started!!!
    I love your photography and your recipes, but especially your presentation.
    Great giveaway, thanks!

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  78. Am definitely a follower; today I gave a total stranger the name of your web site. She was a customer at Michael's and buying some items for a tablescape - told her of your beautiful presentations and recipes - she was excited to learn of you.

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  79. Hi, what a great giveaway! I like the quick turnaround.

    I'm a follower of your blog. In fact, it was the very first food blog I ever subscribed to. Your photo are beautiful and I like the way you write. Food's not bad, either. ;-)

    Thank you!

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  80. Yes, I am a follower, and I look forward to your emails and recipes . Please enter my name.
    Sheila
    whitjsss@aol.com

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  81. I'd love to win, and I'm a follower as well! The funny thing is when I first saw your pretty picture I thought the flower was the giveaway haha! Sorry...I just love flowers! :)

    Thanks!

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  82. I too am one of your followers...and love your pictures! I'd love to win the prize package!

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  83. wonderful giveaway. I follow your blog everyday.

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  84. Such lovely pictures.


    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  85. I am looking at those pretty flowers in the middle of this blizzard! And I'd love a piece of that bread too!
    I'll burn it off outside shoveling..:)

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  86. I eagerly look forward to your blog, hence I found out about this contest - love the platter. . .just what I need!

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  87. I am a folower of your Blog. I love getting the notice in my Email. This is a beautiful sight.
    From A Montana Foodie...maxcatlarsen@aol.com

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  88. I really enjoy your blog and follow it regularly. You always give me good ideas

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  89. Love your blog. Receive it in my email and always look forward to it

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  90. Wow! I would love to win! I'm a huge follower - every morning at 8-ish I check in so I can be wowed! Love the Valentine ideas - you are inspiring! xo, Nan

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  91. I subscribe to your blog with an e-mail feed. I love your tablescapes. I'd love to win!

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  92. I came across your website a few weeks back and enjoy going threw all your posts. You have some great recipes to share.

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  93. I love your blog and look forward to stopping by and seeing what the next thing you have come up with..I would love to win the contest, what a sprit lifter to be chosen to receive such a great gift, leave it up to you to come up with such a great gift....Pick me I am already a follower and I always tell my friends to read your blog...thanks marci...Phyllis

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  94. Your blog is fabulous. Your photos are so well composed and thought out. There is a cozy, warm, inviting feel about them. I receive your posts via email and look forward to reading them always!
    Carmen

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  95. I am a follower of Once Upon A Plate.
    I must say your photos are amazing, and I have tried your recipes...Yummy!
    Thank you,
    Ann Garvin

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  96. fabulous giveaway thank you minsthins at optonline dot net

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  97. Love your blog and check back daily. Wouldn't want to miss a thing.

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  98. Love your blog, I follow it on Google Reader so I can read it from work without the boss realizing it. Keep up the good work.

    PS Guys never win giveaways on cooking sites so please make me a liar by picking me.

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  99. Thank you for sharing your oh so yummy recipies

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  100. I have been following your blog for several months, and wait for it each day. Enjoy it very much. Thanks for a chance to win a great give away.

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  101. I am such a foodie. Thanks for the lovely site and giveaway.


    cdziuba@aol.com

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  102. As a relative newcomer to blogging, I found and began following your blog early on. I'm inspired with every visit! The recipes that I've tried have been delicious. I have several yet to try but they are "bookmarked". Your photography has to be viewed with a nibble in hand! Thank you for such a spectacular introduction to the world of food blogging!

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  103. I just love reading your blog. I jut became a follower. Please enter me in your lovely giveaway.

    Irma :)

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  104. I am a new follower but you have a great blog. I will def. be back as I think I can learn a great deal from you. The pictures of food the flash on the bottom are making me hungry!

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  105. You are one of the blogs I enjoy catching up on a regular basis. Thank You.

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  106. Want a wonderful giveaway. I have my fingers crossed.

    Jan

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  107. What a neat give away.. I follow your blog regularly..

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  108. i would love to make my table as elegant as yours
    pksanddancer(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  109. I check your blog every day. I love the beautiful presentations and I am looking forward to making some of those lovely cookies.

    Thanks,
    Tammy

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  110. Love, love, love your pictures! Thanks for taking the time to share.

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  111. I'd love to win the giveaway but even if I don't, I feel I win every time I read your blog. :) I love all the photos and ideas I get from you. I follow you with Google Reader and yours is one of the top five must check on my list every day. Thanks so much for being a bright spot in my day!

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  112. Love your blog and follow it. It is one of a few that I subscribe to so that I don't miss anything.

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  113. what a wonderful giveaway
    thanks for the chance
    msboatgal at aol.com

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  114. What a nice give away. I just became a follower of your lovely blog.
    Mimi

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  115. I LOVE your blog! I was directed here through a friend and I am crazy about your place settings, especially the Paris ones.
    Please do enter me in your drawing!
    PICK ME PICK ME, j/k!
    Victoria S.

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  116. I am now a follower -- just found your blog it is WONDERFUL I plan on letting all of my friends know about it. oh and BTW I hope I win!

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  117. This is my first visit to you blog. LOVE it! I just became a follower as well. The pictures are fabulous and I can't wait to try the recipes...

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  118. What a great contest and blog. I must say your photos are so vivid and clear. Very nice.

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  119. Happy Valentine's Day early~~~
    My first time to stop by!
    So nice to meet you:)

    How kind of you to have a lovely give away!

    Blessings,
    Kay Ellen

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  120. What a wonderful and generous giveaway! Please enter my tiny name!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  121. Thanks for the chance at the giveaway! I have been following for a while now! ~Nana~

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  122. Your blog is absolutely lovely! Thanks for a wonderful giveaway and I'm so glad I found your blog!

    sweepyhead at gmail dot com

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  123. What a wonderful giveaway!! I love your blog and check it often, also a follower now. Thank you for the opportunity to enter.
    Carol

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  124. What a cool prize! I do follow your blog...I love each and every one of the beautifully presented recipes that you feature here. It's like a little aesthetically pleasing vacation each time I click on your link. : )

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  125. Even though its not a true tablescape, the tea tray is charming. I'd love to win!

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  126. What a great give away! So nice!

    Katherine

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  127. Pick me! What a great give-away - I'd love to win it! I check your blog every day -- always beautiful and inspirational.

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  128. I'm a follower, thanks for the chance to win.
    kakihararocks@gmail.com

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  129. A friend of mine told me about your site over dinner this evening. I decided to check it out before turning in for the evening. Big mistake! Now I'm hungry! Lovely site, thanks for sharing, and look forward to checking in again.

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  130. I'm a follower and I would love to be entered into the giveaway. That tray is to die for! How sweet of you to do this for us.

    Have a wonderful Valentine's Day.

    Hugs,
    Joanne

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  131. Love your blog, I visit often, the blog world is beautiful!, please enter me in your giveaway Happy Valentines, Anita

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  132. Oh No! I hope I'm not to late. I think I am just making it! Would LOVE to be the winner.

    I DO follow your blog :)

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  133. I love your photos, I love your recipes, I love your tablesettings, I love your blog!

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  134. I think I got in just under the wire! I've been a follower of yours for a long time & just adore your style of food & photos, Mari.
    Always so beautifully done.

    fondly,
    Rett

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  135. I love your blog! you have terrific ideas!

    Elaine

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  136. what I nice giveaway! Could use a little "mad money." I also follow your blog! :)

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  137. Great give away. Yes, I do read your blog. This is all vey new to me but what a great way to spend some of my time...michelle

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  138. Will be checking out our recipes. Thanks for a chance at the giveaway!

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  139. Oh goodness, I hope I'm not to late to enter. Great giv-a-way. I'm a follower and love seeing your recipes in my e-mail everyday.
    Thanks, Judy (jtlucas@msn.com)

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  140. What a great giveaway!! Love your blog!

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  141. Your baked potato soup looks so good. I like the beautiful dishes too.

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  142. HI, I love your blog. It is beautiful to look at and the recipes are delicious! I made your pork tenderloin last night and I just made your yummy (and easy) little hamburger buns for dinner. We are having pork tenderloin BBQ with the leftovers. Thanks for keeping your blog going!!

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  143. What a fun Blog, you make me hungry looking @ the recipes!

    I am a Follower

    ✂ ✂ ✂ ✂ ✂ ✂ ✂ ✂

    retsbar2go AT gmail DOT com

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  144. great give-away!
    DeniseMarie-Bloomin

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  145. i just found you through Between naps on the porch. love the name of your blog :)

    ~ Emily N. from "too Blessed to Stress"

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  146. I love the plate and tea cups! So pretty.
    seknobloch(at)gmail(dot)com

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