Summer Reading List Giveaway

School’s almost out for the summer and your kids are sure to have a summer reading list.  Today’s giveaway will help you get started on your own summer reading list!  A reading list full of great cake, cookie and party inspiration.  And how’s a girl supposed to carry around her new books without a fabulous bag?  Well, we’ve got that covered too!  Yes, today’s Summer Reading List Giveaway comes with three great reads AND an amazingly chic Merah Muda bag!
Summer Reading Giveaway

One lucky Half Baked reader will a prize package including:
  • 1000 Ideas for Decorating Cupcakes, Cookies & Cakes by Sandra Salamony & Gina Brown
  • Cookie Swap! by Lauren Chattman
  • Princess Party Cookbook by Annabel Karmel
  • $50 Shop Credit to Merah Muda to select your own fabulous tote bag, messenger bag or whatever you heart desires.  Merah Muda offers upcycled messenger and market bags made from recycled fabrics and tshirts.   Each bag is unique because it originated from existing clothing.  AND Merah Muda offers custom bags for parties too!

Here’s how to enter:

Visit Merah Muda and Leave a Comment below telling us which fabulous bag has your name on it! Earn an extra entry by doing any of the following. Please leave a separate comment for each of your entries. Maximum of 4 entries per person.

  • Sign up to follow Half Baked on Facebook
  • Sign up to follow Half Baked on Twitter
  • Sign up to follow Half Baked via RSS
  • Post about this giveaway on your blog – include a link to this post
  • Post about this giveaway on your Facebook – include a link to this post
  • Tweet about this giveaway on Twitter – include a link to this post

Giveaway ends Monday, May 30th at midnight CST. A winner will be chosen randomly and announced on Tuesday May 31st . The winner must claim their prize before Friday, June 3rd or a new winner will be selected. You must be 18 years old and either a U.S. or Canadian resident to enter. Maximum of 4 entries per person.

Good luck everyone!  And enjoy pursuing all of the lovely bags at Merah Muda!

Carrie Sellman , Founder & Editor

Carrie Sellman is the Founder & Editor of The Cake Blog. Her work has been published in BRIDES Magazine, Country Living Magazine and featured online at People, Today, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Redbook, Real Simple, TLC, The Cooking Channel and more.


  1. 10

    Alyce says

    I love the Large Tote, Love. It would make a great diaper/purse/weekend/anything else you can use it for type bag.

  2. 37

    Bonnie says

    I LOVE this giveaway! I would love to win. There are so many cute bags. I think I would choose the Rose Love one though. Thanks!

    bonnie.l.adams at gmail dot com

  3. 49

    Elisa Koranda says

    I love the large tote with the XOXO grey! well, I do love them all!

  4. 61

    Brenda Mireles says

    The Mini Tote, Purple Flower Power is absolutely adorable :)

    Followed via Facebook

  5. 62

    Brenda Mireles says

    The Mini Tote, Purple Flower Power is absolutely adorable :)

    Followed via RSS

  6. 67

    Diane M. says

    Definately the Mini Tote, Fairy in Purple. My daughter would love it. I posted on my Facebook too.

  7. 87

    sunny bray says

    what’s more fun than baking with little kiddos, and carrying a great bag :o)

  8. 88

    sunny bray says

    almost forgot, really liking the “stripes with blue ruffle” and the “love” totes. lots of cute ones!!

  9. 91

    Katherine says

    I followed you on FB and posted this link, I posted this give-away on my brand-new blog:
    and I absoulutely fell in love with the “Owl Love Blue Polka Dots Tote” by Merah Muda. Do you feel how much I wanted to win this? (^_^) I love your blog!

  10. 93

    JesM says

    I am so torn they are all pretty awesome. I love the
    Mini Tote, Rainbow Owl Love or the Woody Woodpecker bag
    (Messenger Bag, Auto Body Shop). I am also following you all on FB now. Love the blog :)

  11. 94

    Diane says

    Love the Rainbow Owl Love Mini Tote! My daughter will love it for her library books.

  12. 96

    KWhite says

    Those bags are all so cute! I love the dino on a bike messenger bag and all the owl love bags!

  13. 97

    Farah K says

    I love the large tote with blue ruffles that you have shown! A girl can never have too many bags!