Where Local and Global Appetites Collide

What’s New, Cupcake? Book Giveaway Winners!

Today’s the day! Who will win? Did you enter? I certainly hope so because it’s too late now!

Printed Out Comments

First things first, I printed out the comments straight from the webpage. We had a grand total of 10 entrants which means (if I remember my math correctly) that’s a 2 in 10 or 1 in 5 change of winning… pretty good odds, yes?

Strips of comments

Then everyone got their own strip of paper.

The folded entries

Each slip got folded in half with the ends brought to the center, folded in half again and then a third time to make sure absolutely nothing was visible from within the folded pieces of paper.

Entries in a Cake Pan

Then all the entries went into a regulation-size 8″ round cake pan for a good toss and twirl around to mix everybody up. I made sure everyone was still in the pan, closed my eyes tight, then covered them with my right hand for good measure, plucked two from the pan with my left hand and….

Our Winners!

Our winners are Kat and Kate K! A big round of applause for all of our contestants and to Karen & Alan, the co-authors of What’s New, Cupcake?, McCormick for sponsoring the chat with the authors, Melissa at Weber Shandwick for sending out the copies and our own Karyn here at Circle of Food for passing along the opportunity to me. I hope you’ve had as much fun as I did and look forward to future chances to give stuff away!

I’ve just emailed Kat and Kate but if you see this first, ladies, email me your snail-mail address to randomactscomics[at]gmail[com] pronto so I can get your goodies sent out!

Jennifer Walker
Jennifer Walker

  1. Jennifer
    Thanks for showing us how you came up with your scientific methods and for hosting the contest.
    Go Kate K. and Kat.
    Kate K., I’m going to expect you to make some cupcakes when you move back to Tucson.

  2. Addresses of both winners have been received and I will be sending out their prizes very soon! Yay!

    Karyn: I figured a little transparency never hurts, lol. Gotta build up that anticipation!

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