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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

You Deserve It Valentine’s Giveaway

You Deserve It Valentines Event Feb 1 to 14

Hosted by: Savory Savings & Gloriously Green Gal

Sponsored by: Maggie Bags, Moody Sisters, Slim 45 and Artisan Scents

Co-hosted by: Monica’s Rants, Raves & Reviews, Dividing by Zero, Lisa – Queen of Random, and The World of ContestPatti

Hey ladies!  Valentine's Day is right around the corner and sometimes, we have to stop the "dropping hints" act with our significant others and just take care of ourselves!  That is right - with this giveaway event, we want you to realize that YOU DESERVE IT!  So we are bringing you so fabulous and fun prizes to win!  (Men, if you are reading this - take note, these are fabulous gift ideas for your special someone if you need some hints!)

Prizes include (links will take you to the reviews that Krista from Savory Savings and Gloriously Green Gal shared!):

Campus Tote from Maggie Bags - this fun and functional purse made from upcycled seat belts can work for day to day, or be dressed up for a night out!  Interested in purchasing a bag for yourself or someone else?  Use coupon code SAVORYSAVINGS18 between now and March 31, 2014 to save 18% off your order!

Slim 45, It Works! Independent Distributor Amanda is giving one lucky winner a chance to slim down for that little black dress with a wrap, make yourself fabulous with some spa products and then celebrate the night with a hotel voucher!

Artisan Scents - Enjoy the relaxing scents and soothing qualities of lavender with their amazing lavender balm!  You will wish you could snuggle down for a nap when you use this!

Moody Sister's Coffee Body Butter - Reduce the appearance of cellulite with this all-natural coffee-infused body butter by the Moody Sisters.  Your skin will be softer and you will love these results!

For your Valentine....
Chocolate Marble Cheesecake
Prep: 30 minutes             Bake: 40 minutes
Oven: 375 degrees      Makes: 12 to 16 servings
1 1/2 C finely crushed graham crackers
1/4 C finely chopped walnuts
1 Tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
1/2 C butter, melted
3 8 ounce pkg cream cheese, softened
1 C sugar
2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 C milk
3 slightly beaten eggs
4 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted 

1. For crust, in a bowl combine graham crackers, walnuts, the 1 Tablespoon sugar, and if desired, cinnamon. Stir in melted butter. Press crumb mixture into the bottom and up 2 inches of the sides of an 8 or 9 inch springform pan. Set aside.

2. For filling, in a large mixing bowl beat cream cheese, the 1 cup of sugar, flour and vanilla with an electric mixer until combined. Beat in milk until smooth. Stir in eggs. Divide batter in half. Melt the 4 ounces semisweet chocolate and stir into half of the filling.

3. Pour the plain filling into the crust-lined pan. Pour the chocolate filling into the crust.Use a narrow metal spatula to gently swirl the fillings. Place pan in a shallow baking pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 40 to 4 minutes for and 8 inch pan, about 35 minutes for a 9 inch pan, or until a 2 1/2 inch area around the outside edge appears set when gently shaken.

4. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 1 minutes. Using a sharp knife, loosen the crust from the sides of pan. Cool for 30 minutes more. Remove the sides of the springform pan.  Cool cheesecake completely on rack. Cover and chill at least 4 hours before serving. If desired. serve with raspberry sauce and garnish with strawberries and chocolate curls.

If you would like to be one of the four lucky winners and pamper yourself for a change, enter for a chance to win with the Giveaway Tool below! If you have won a giveaway from any of the sponsors above anytime from another blog or Facebook in the last 12 months, you are not eligible to win this giveaway.  The giveaway will run from February 1, 2014 through February 14, 2014 at 11 PM CST.  Entries will be verified.  Winner will be notified via email (consider adding gloriouslygreengal@gmail.com to your safe list) – winner will have 48 hours to respond and claim prize or another winner will be selected.

Good Luck!

Krista from Gloriously Green Gal and Savory Savings received products from these sponsors to facilitate her reviews, no other compensation was received. All participating blogs are not responsible for prize fulfillment.  This giveaway is in no way associated with social media sites including Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

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