{Closed} Giveaway: $50 Williams-Sonoma Gift Card

As a token of my appreciation to you all, whether you’re a longtime reader or a first-time visitor, it’s giveaway time!  It’s a good one too ~  a $50 gift card to Williams-Sonoma.  This is the least I can do to say thank you for making Alida’s Kitchen, and hopefully some tasty recipes, a part of your day.

On a non-food related note, I have some news.  In the next few weeks, our little family of three will become four!  Adam is very excited to become a big brother and is a great little helper with getting the final details ready for the baby.  I will give an update once our little bundle has arrived.

In the meantime, back to the giveaway!

Giveaway Details:

One winner will win a $50 giftcard to Williams-Sonoma

How to Enter:

To enter to win, simply leave a comment on this post.  Share how you would plan to use the gift card, give me your best baby advice, or simply say “hi.”  Whatever you want to say qualifies as an entry (no spam please), a simple comment will due.

Deadline: Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:59pm Central Time.

Limit:  One entry per person.  Open to US residents only.

Winner: The winner will be chosen at random using Random.org and on this post. If the winner does not respond within 24 hours, another winner will be selected.

Disclaimer: This giveaway is sponsored by Alida’s Kitchen.


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  1. Congratulations! Amazing news to hear- best of luck on your family’s expansion 🙂

  2. I would love to get another gold touch pan or two – maybe the muffin tin. 🙂

  3. heather says; Boy i sure would love to win this i would use it to buy my mother a bday gift
    hg temp addy at hot mail dot com

  4. so exciting about your expanding family! congrats!


  5. I would use the gift card on a Le Creuset Heritage Stoneware Square Dish.

  6. buy a cake

  7. I would buy something for my daughter in Chicago. Baby advice?? Enjoy this time with them, because they grow up way too fast. In a blink of an eye, they have left the nest. Treasure every moment (yes, the not-quite-as-good moments, too. 🙂

  8. Lovely! Thanks for the chance.

    lovelydomesticdiva (at) gmail (dot) com

  9. Just moved into a new place and the kitchen is a little bare. 🙂

    allymo1 (at) mac (dot) com

  10. I’d use the card towards a Le Creuset crepe pan I’ve been wanting.

    hollybeach (at) gmail (dot) com

  11. Congratulations on your new little one! I love Williams-Sonoma and would buy a new pan.

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  13. There are some bundt pans and some All-Clad cookware that I have been wanting and this would go towards some of them.

  14. Chambers Heritage Solid Towels

  15. I’d chip away at that wishlist I have on the WS site. So many things I could use!

  16. . Le Creuset Heritage Stoneware Square Dish would be great to get at WS.

  17. Stephie @ Eat Your Heart Out says:

    congrats on the new baby! How exciting 🙂

    stephieswope (at) gmail (dot) com

  18. I would love to use this gift card to help me buy a juicer!

  19. I’d buy some bakeware.

  20. I’d buy some new pans.

  21. Can’t wait for you to have your new little one!
    I’d use the gift card to buy a few more Goldtouch pans-I love them!

  22. Yay for new babies! I have no idea what I’d buy, but I know I’d have fun shopping 🙂

  23. Congrats in advance. I can’t wait to meet your little one. 🙂 I’d use it to buy something I wouldn’t normally splurge on – no idea what, though.

  24. I don’t have any gold touch pans but would love one! So excited for you!

  25. Congratulations! Enjoy this special time, my three babies are in school now. Goes too fast!

  26. Congrats on the impending addition! I’d love a new dutch oven.

  27. I would have the best time wandering the store and whittling down what I would buy with the gift card. I love Williams-Sonoma and have an ever-growing kitchen gadget collection.

  28. I love your website and can’t wait for your little one to arrive!

  29. Congratulations!! How exciting!!
    I would use the gift card to purchase a copper bowl so that my egg whites will fluff properly for macrons!!

  30. congratulations! I would use the gift card on some gold touch pans, no question! I love them.

  31. Congratulations!!

  32. Congrats on your news!!!

  33. Congrats! Hope you have a happy and healthy 9 months!

  34. Congrats!! I can’t speak from experience about babies, but I will say good luck. I always wander around WS drooling over everything they sell, so I’m sure I’ll find many things to use the gift card for!

  35. I think I would buy a new chef knife. Cherish every moment with the little ones, before know it you will be sending them off to college. My sister takes pictures of her daughter everyday and on her birthday she makes a video with them. I thought it was a really cute idea, just wish I would have thought of it when mine where little.

  36. Awwww yay!!!! CONGRATULATIONS! Yayyyy a baby!

  37. Congratulations!

    I’d use it to upgrade my baking pans..I love Gold Touch, but man, they’re splurge-y!

  38. Congrats!

    I would use it to buy a donut pan, it’s crazy, but I really want one!

    My advice to you is to ask for help from friends/family when you can to make sure you stay sane and have some you time!

  39. I think I would update some of my pots and pans with the gift card. Nice giveaway. Congratulations on the baby.

  40. Congrats!! I would love to buy some new kitchen towels. 🙂
    family74014 at gmail dot com

  41. I would love to just browse the kitchen utensil section! Congrats on your hapoy news.

  42. Congrats to you!

  43. Congrats!! I would put it towards that panini maker that I still haven’t bought!

  44. Hi Alida,
    First time here and Congrats on your fourth bundle of joy! 🙂

    I would love to buy a casserole dish with the gift card!


  45. Congrats!!
    I broke my hand-held mixer, so I would probably purchase a new one.

  46. I would love to use the gift card towards some All Clad measuring spoons and cups! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  47. I have no baby advice for you, but CONGRATULATIONS!!

  48. Anonymous says:

    I would love to put this towards a Le Creuset dish which I’ve always wanted. Catch up on your sleep now if possible. Thanks for the giveaway and congrats. k(dot)larsen(at)comcast(dot)net

  49. Anonymous says:

    I love W/S dish towels! And I need some new spatulas!


  50. If I won this card, I would head to the Le Creuset part of the site and buy somehting

  51. Elin Woods says:

    Congratulations! Babies are very exciting and big news!

  52. I would buy a new cake stand or some baking pans.

  53. Congratulations on the new baby! I’d get a new W+S cookbook or two!

  54. Congratulations to you and your growing family! My best advice…. You don’t need it! Just go with your gut, you know what to do. 🙂

    As far as the gift card, I may use it for mixing bowls. Never seem to have enough of those.

    Sleepyheadedmom at gmail dot com

  55. Congrats on the upcoming addition to the family! If I won this gift card, I’d buy the weck jars and salad spinner off my wedding registry:)

  56. I love your blog!! Congrats on your baby. Since I have a toddler myself, I’d love to buy the WS tablet holder for hands free recipe viewing in the kitchen!


  57. Congratulations! I would love a dutch oven

    dlatany at gmail dot com

  58. Congratulations on your little one on the way!!

  59. I love shopping at the Williams Sonoma store at the mall. It’s one of my favorite places to browse. I’m not sure what I’d buy, maybe new cake pans.

  60. Congratulations! I would use the gift card towards some of their SW BBQ sauce and a few other food things I’ve been wanting..

  61. I’d give it as a gift or maybe use it for wedding stuff. sethrich[at]hotmail[dot]com

  62. I would buy a new kitchen gadget to try out!

    -Maria (adelerose)

  63. The Fantastic Four says:

    Wow, what wouldn’t I buy?? hahaha. My spatulas are 10 years old so I would probably buy some of those.
    jenncutie at hotmail dot com

  64. I would buy a new baking casserole dish
    klconn7 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  65. WS always have some exclusive baking pans, can’t go wrong 🙂

  66. Hi! And congratulations! 🙂

  67. Congratulations, how very exciting for your family!!!

    As for the gift card, I would probably use it towards a cast iron skillet, thank you for the opportunity!

  68. I would use the gift card toward some bakeware.

    Congratulations on the upcoming new addition to your family.

  69. congrats to you and your family! I would probably get a molcajete so we can make some awesome guacamole!

  70. Congrats! I would love to buy a set of salt and pepper shaker with the GC.

    pokergrl8 at gmail.com

  71. Congrats! I would use it for an item or two on my wishlist.

  72. Thanks for the chance to win! I would love a new mixing bowl set!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

  73. Congratulations on your new addition!
    I would like to get mixing bowls.

    Rounder9834 @yahoo.com

  74. Thank you for the giveaway!
    I would get a few cookbooks


  75. I would get the Cephalon Contemporary Nonstick Dutch Oven if I won.
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

  76. Great giveaway – I love Williams-Sonoma!

  77. I could spend all day looking through the cooking utensils, that is what I would use the giftcard for. I’d love to give you baby advice, but the first two years of my daughters life are a blur due to sleep deprivation. So, my advice: take naps whenever possible! Congrats & good luck 🙂

  78. i would LOVE to put it toward a new dutch oven !


  79. Congrats on the pregnancy! I would use this gift certificate to go towards new pots and pans! I am in dire need!!

  80. congrats! I would get a cookie scoop!

  81. I would give this to my wife, who is an amazing cook and would love this.
    cbstrat (at) gmail (dot) com

  82. Congratulations!! That is awesome! I have no advice…other than to remember to breathe! As for how I would spend it…I really have no idea! I think I would go spend an hour browsing and find soemthing interesting I didn’t know I needed. 🙂

  83. Congratulations!! I think I would get some new measuring cups and spoons with the gift card!


  84. I will give you some tips that I recently gave my daughter (she is expecting soon too). When the baby sleeps, you sleep. Don’t try to be super mom and get all the house work done while the baby sleeps or you will be exhausted by the time he wakes up. Also, people offer all the time to help out. Lay you pride aside and except help when you are overwhelmed or exhausted. Thank you so much for the opportunity to enter my name in the giveaway. Congratulations on your little one.

  85. If I win I would use the gift card to buy a Pancake pan. Thank you for the opportunity!
    PS. Babies are a huge blessing, so happy for you. My advice:Relax and Enjoy your pregnancy, Congratulations!!!

  86. I would use the gift card to buy some microplane implements and some kitchen linens. thank you!

  87. congrats on the new baby and i would use to buy some new baking pans thanks for the giveaway

  88. congratz on your newest addition 🙂
    I’d be getting new flatware with the gift card
    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

  89. Congratulations! My best advice is to savor every moment with your baby, as they grow up so very fast! I love shopping at Williams Sonoma, and I’d probably buy some new cake pans.

  90. Congrats!! That’s awesome. 🙂

  91. I’ve heard that Williams Sonoma’s Gold Touch pans are the best – I’d use the gift card towards a few of those.

  92. I love anything from WS. I would love to take it to the store and browse around.

  93. Congrats! I’ll be in your shoes in a couple of months when our family becomes 4 as well. I think it’s the perfect American family number!! It would be a great mommy’s treat to shop at WS instead of Babies’R’Us!!

  94. Congrats thanks for the giveaway

  95. They have the most fun baking accessories. I can always find something to purchase! Maybe some mini loaf pans!

  96. Congrats on your new addition! Some new ramekins would be nice.

  97. Congratulations! The WC board is just filled with babies lately! I have no advice since I don’t have any kids yet. Thanks for the opportunity!

  98. Definitely need some stuff for my kitchen

  99. Cleaning tools because I’m getting into my spring cleaning mode

  100. I’d use it towards a new grill

  101. Some pans!