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
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  • 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.


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    I LOVE messenger bags. I think my favorite it the Dodgers bag. Or maybe the ice cream one. But I’m also loving the mini Navy bag. SUCH cute ruffles!!!

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    Bernadette says

    who wouldn’t want these awesome prizes….love the Pink Cameo Patchwork!!!

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    Glenda H says

    I love the bag with purple and pink stripes and the light purple ruffle up the center!

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    Cindy Sullivan says

    Love the mini bag with navy stripes and ruffle. Perfect for summer on the shore!

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    Molly Moorman says

    Love the chic, modern bags! Would love the books too. Looks like they are full of fun ideas!

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    Visited Merah Muda and really like the “Large Tote, Love” bag!

    I would LOVE to win this. The tote and the books would be amazing to have!!!

  7. 151

    Emily S. says

    Absolutely in LOVE with the Large Tote Stripes with Blue Ruffle. Functional yet funky! :)

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    Jennifer Hycha says

    Large tote, owl love!
    I follow on fb, and am posting the giveaway right now :)

  9. 163

    anna hunter says

    Ohhhhh – the pink and green messenger bag is what ive been waiting for….

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    Jill says

    Pick me!!!!
    Because the only thing cooler than the orange striped bookworm bag is reading Half Baked : )

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    sara adelist says

    i like the mini tote orange flower power
    also the pink starts and stripes