Kindle Fire HD Giveaway and Friday Wrap-Up

Happy Friday, everyone!

I don’t usually do Friday wrap-ups, but it’s been a busy week this week and I don’t want you to miss out on this super fabulous giveaway for a Kindle Fire HD.  How awesome is that??  Scroll down for all  of the details.

We had some cooler weather this week, so I took advantage and made this Apple Cider Caramel Sauce:

A super easy to make apple cider caramel sauce with vanilla bean flecks - heaven in a jar! Get the recipe at #recipes #apple #caramel

And also some Slow-Cooker Cheeseburger Soup:

It's a cheeseburger in a bowl! This slow cooker cheeseburger soup is sure to please the entire family! #recipe #soup

I used some Pillsbury Crescent Rolls and had a family-friendly dinner on the table in under 30 minutes:

Need dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less? The whole family will love this easy cheesy pizza bake! Get the recipe at! #recipe #pizza #crescent rolls

Aaand, I spent a lot of time drooling over and pinning recipes and crafts from this week’s Wake Up Wednesdays.  Stop on over and make sure  you link up your fabulous creations, too!

Okay, time for the giveaway details!

birthday kindle giveaway

It’s my good friend Crazy For Crust’s third birthday!  And to celebrate, Dorothy and a bunch of her best bloggy friends have teamed up to bring you this really awesome giveaway!

The Prize: One 7″ Kindle Fire HD (16GB) and a $20 Gift Card to!

Details about the Kindle Fire HD:

  • 1280x800 HD display with polarizing filter and anti-glare technology for rich color and deep contrast from any viewing angle
  • Exclusive Dolby audio and dual-driver stereo speakers for immersive, virtual surround sound
  • World’s first tablet with dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi for over 35% faster downloads and streaming
  • High performance 1.2 Ghz dual-core processor with Imagination PowerVR 3D graphics core for fast and fluid performance
  • Over 23 million movies, TV shows, songs, magazines, books, audiobooks, and popular apps and games such as Facebook, Netflix,Twitter, HBO GO, Pandora, and Angry Birds Space
  • Integrated support for Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo! and more, as well as Exchange calendar, contacts, and email
  • Front-facing HD camera for taking photos or making video calls using Skype, Facebook, and other apps
  • Free unlimited cloud storage for all your Amazon content
  • Kindle FreeTime — a free, personalized tablet experience just for kids on the Kindle Fire HD. Set daily screen limits, and give access to appropriate content for each child
  • Kindle FreeTime Unlimited — just for kids. Unlimited access to books, games, apps, movies and TV shows.
  • What’s in the box: a 16GB Kindle Fire HD with 7″ screen and a USB cable to connect it to your computer.

We’re also throwing in a $20 gift card so you can buy your first few books! (Or a movie, we won’t judge.)

How to enter:
Enter via the rafflecopter form below. Sometimes the form takes a few minutes to load. You will need to login to the rafflecopter form using either Facebook or your email address. Be sure to use an email address you check often, as that is how you will be notified if you win.

Fine Print:
Open to U.S. residents only. You must be 18 years or older to enter. Giveaway runs through October 4, 2013. Winner will be notified via email within 48 hours of the end of the giveaway and has 48 hours to respond to said email or a new winner will be chosen.

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  1. Claudia

    I would download the ebook; Not just tacos by shirley sollis.

  2. Marisa R. S. Skelton

    Food, Food, and MORE Food – no complaints with enjoying all the shares with your fans! AND a Kindle Fire HD giveaway !!!! Definitely LIKE and what a prize – HAPPY BIRTHDAY BLOG: Crazy For Crust! (:

  3. Jenny Aldrich

    I have to say I would download a book for my son since this would be a Christmas present if I win!

  4. Karen M

    I would download Nicholas Sparks new book! Would LOVE to win!!

  5. Jen

    Anything by Kristen Proby. Have only read 1 book and can’t wait to read others!!

  6. ankerah

    I would get the new Diane Mott Davidson book.

  7. Debra Carter

    Would LOVE and HD Kindle Fire!!!!! What an awesome giveaway!!!!

    • Debra Carter

      Please delete this one…. hit enter before I was done!!!!

  8. Debra Carter

    Would LOVE an HD Kindle Fire!!!!! What an awesome giveaway!!!! I would download……….. hmmmmm …. Perhaps the Harry Potter Books – I don’t have them in digital format yet! Or perhaps the newest John Grisham, or James Patterson — Nope — I found it!!! “50 Things to Do When You Turn 50: 50 Experts on the Subject of Turning 50 (Fifty Experts on the Subject of Turning Fifty)” — as I turn the big 5-0 next month!!!!!

  9. Dawn DeVinney

    Probably a James Rollins book (swoon) … lol! I <3 these multiple blogger giveaways … y'all help me find other great people to follow, too! 🙂 Thank You!

  10. Phyllis

    I would download The Everyday Dash Diet for my sister in law. I have been helping her to eat healthy & this book would be a help.

  11. Maggie

    east of eden by john steinbeck

  12. Terri Conner

    Would probably be some movies for the granddaughter that I care for to watch. But I need recipes!

  13. Steph

    I came for the banana bread donut recipe and found so much more. Great blog! For the kindle I would download all of the Outlander books by Diana Gabaldon.

  14. Michelle Burnett

    I would download Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks. I’ve been wanting to read it for a while!

  15. Sherrie S

    I would download more books!

  16. Karen V.

    I would download The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough or some other piece of historical nonfiction or maybe fiction.

  17. Cheryl Newton

    I would give this to my boys to (hopefully) peacefully share, so 1st book downloaded would be up to them!

  18. Jenifer

    I would download Gone Girl! Its on my list to read.

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  20. Matthew

    I would probably download a movie…Star Trek related…

  21. Rebecca

    Hmm…not sure. Maybe a classic that I had read back in high school but haven’t read since.

  22. Terry

    The Screwtape Letters by CS Lewis

  23. lisabella

    Any of the books I have on my “library list” wish list! There are dozens, it’s hard to pick just one.

  24. Mimi

    I would download everything! I love the idea! My sister has one & I’ve been so jealous!

  25. Ramona Ham

    I would definitely download MORE cookbooks and perhaps “The Trilogy” by J.R.R. Tolkien! Thanks for this opportunity.

  26. pamea Ezell

    I would LOVE a Kindle Fire! I love to cook so I would download cookboos & the latest novels. I need this for my cruise in Jan 2014

  27. miranda

    I would download cook books and books to read to my kids.


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