Retro Stars Mixer Giveaway! {Winner Announced}

And the winner of the Retro Stars KitchenAid 5QT Mixer is . . . #1822 Jody: "I’d love to visit the late 40′s, after the war, when things were prosperous and the fashion and cars were amazing." Congratulations, Jody! You will also be notified by email. I will be back soon with another sweet recipe to share! . . .   KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway via Sweetapolita

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Hello, hello! So today wasn't going to be a mixer-giving-away-blog-post kind of day, but yesterday I googled "decals for stand mixers" (this is the type of random thought that hits me in the middle of doing something completely unrelated), and I came across this most awesome photo and Retro Stars decal design on Etsy. And while there are many mixer decal styles out there, this one speaks to me. I think it's my connection to the 1960s--a side effect which likely comes from watching countless Betwitched reruns with my 60s-born older sister while I was growing up. It's not so much the "hippie life," that appeals to me, but rather the strange fluffy pop culture of the era like, say, Valley of the Dolls and Nancy Sinatra (I'm not certain I should be necessarily be proud of this affinity). Well actually, it's sort of a cross between the 1950s and the 1960s I'm drawn to--you know, baking a layer cake with an aqua Mixmaster in a pink kitchen listening to this and wearing this. I mean . . . come on. And as for the 1960s, any era from which the Easy-Bake Oven came, is one I can wrap my heart around. So in honour of my love for, well, all of that, I'm giving one very lucky reader a KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer (in Aqua Sky or any colour you'd prefer), along with these Retro Stars Decals! The decals take the mixer to a whole new level of cuteness (and can be removed at any time with no trace that they were ever there). So fun. TO ENTER: To enter this giveaway, simply answer the following question in the comments section of this post: If you could live in any era, which one would you choose? Is your heart in the 1960s à la Mad Men and Bewitched? The Roaring 20s? Or perhaps you secretly wish you were living on Little House on the Prairie in the 1800s? I'd love to know! THE RULES: Best of luck to you! *This giveaway is sponsored by Sweetapolita & GoodMommyLLC. I'll see you very soon with another recipe!

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