Christmas Wish Lists and a KitchenAid * Keurig Giveaway (US Only)

Christmas lists – who made them when they were kids? My whole family made them every year, well in to adulthood. We aren’t a surprise people with gifts they may or may not like sort of people; we go for the known. Not to say that periodically we didn’t buy an unlisted gift, the lists were just always there hanging on the fridge for all of December – one for each of us.

My dad’s always looked like this:

  1. Garden Hose
  2. Socks (casual or dress in alternating years)
  3. Tie or Sweater
  4. Belt/Wallet/Something else practical… I think one exciting year he asked for a shovel

My usual:

  1. Books
  2. More Books
  3. Even more books
  4. No sweaters

My sister’s and my mom’s lists varied the most. They thought hard every single year and curated a wish list that was super fun to shop and they were never without an outrageous (and improbable) dream item. My sister asked for uneven parallel bars and my mom asked for a KitchenAid Stand Mixer. For years. This became a longstanding family joke.

It was way out of the budget and then finally after at least 7 years of scrimping, saving and stock piling any money she got for a gift, she had enough money. She litereally squirreled cash away in a pitecher in the cabinet over the stove until she had enough. She got a white one (this was before the rainbow of fancy colors) and used it forever. My sister kept it when we sold the house ages later*; that mixer was a work horse. My cousins and aunt went in together and got me a (red!!!) KitchenAid for a wedding gift. My mom laughed and said, “Well. That was sure easier than how I got mine.”

*Edited to add: I couldn’t remember if my sister still had the mixer or not, hence the awkward phrasing. I thought she might have given it away during her Michigan – NYC – San Francisco moves. I got an email and she did give it away to her friend Wendy, who I stole and made my friend too. That KitchenAid was used to make 2 pumpkin pies yesterday, which is the coolest thing ever. 

So. Here’s the deal. How would you like your very own KitchenAid mixer to keep (or giveaway for an amazing gift) this holiday season? Just enter below.

A second winner will get a Keurig. This is a group giveaway with a bunch of bloggers so there might be an overwhelming number of entries. Don’t be disheartened. Someone will win. Two people will win! The odds are still better than the lotto. The only mandatory entry is a blog post comment then do as many or as few as you like. Don’t fear the wall of entries. Go forth and enter and be merry!
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Giveaway is open to U.S. residents only.
Two winners will be chosen by Rafflecopter (powered by ). The first prize winner will have the option of choosing between a KitchenAid Artisan Mixer – winner’s choice of color – (MSRP $429.95) or a Keurig Platinum Single-Cup Brewer (MSRP $179.95). The second prize winner will be awarded the item that was not chosen by the first prize winner.

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40 Responses to “Christmas Wish Lists and a KitchenAid * Keurig Giveaway (US Only)”

  1. Joann says:

    Well, I already have a keurig so I want that mixer. BAD


  2. I’ve been drooling over Kitchenaid mixers for years! I just assumed I would get one for my wedding (because doesn’t everybody? My grandma always gives them as gifts [but not to me]). I really want a light pink one.


  3. Amanda H. says:

    I have been lusting after a KitchenAid mixer for years! I think it’s great that your family makes wishlists.


  4. 2bkate says:

    Forget a white Christmas, I’ve been dreaming of a red KitchenAid mixer for years.


  5. Sarah says:

    I would love the KitchenAid mixer. I ha e wanted one for years!


  6. Leah says:

    I despise making coffee. I have wanted a Keurig FOREVER. And yes, KitchenAid mixers are the biznezz.


  7. Audrey says:

    How is it possible you have over 6300 entries and only 6 comments? Someone isn’t reading the directions. lol! Okay okay, you talked me into it. Let the finger crossing begin!


  8. Jessica says:

    I WANT!!! Been begging for a KitchenAid mixer!


  9. cyndy says:

    I want a red Kitchenaid mixer so badly, when I see them in the store I drool and pet them.
    I’m normal, right?


  10. Brigid Keely says:

    I love your story. Thank you so much for sharing it! My mom, also, saved up for a long time to get her (white) Kitchenaid. I got mine (red! REDDDDDD!) at Costco. What I really want is a Hobart, but that’s about on a level with your sister’s uneven bars. Or a pony. Anyway, since I have a mixer and don’t want a Keurig, I’m not entering. But I wanted to say I liked your post. :D


    Amy Reply:

    HOBART. I would kill for a hobart. That would be so cool.


  11. Ashley says:

    I need a Kitchenaid. I don’t have a mixer at all, and so I choose what I’m going to bake based on how long I’ll have to mix it by hand.


  12. Jacki says:

    Honestly I love my Kitchen Aid, and coffee is always a must. What a wonderful giveaway!!


  13. wendy says:

    just stopping by to say hi. i love that story – so sweet! and i always have books on my list too!!


  14. Ashley says:

    I need the kitchenaid!


  15. Tahmeka says:

    I really want the Keurig because kids. school. charitable organizations.

    Mmmmm coffee. Nice blog, btw.


  16. Amber says:

    Kitchenaid…because I love to cook and bake and sometimes the hand held mixers just do not get the job done!!! Plus it would look awesome in my kitchen!!


  17. Erin Prince says:

    Since I don’t drink or even like coffee that would be a useless gift for me! I would much rather win a KitchenAid. Pick me ;) and Happy holidays!!


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  19. Suzanne says:

    I’d pick the Keurig but since I already have one I’d give it to my parents, who are living in the dark ages with their old Mr. Coffee machine!


  20. Lauren says:

    I would love to have a kitchenaid mixer!


  21. Rebecca says:

    My hubby is determined that THIS is the year we get a Kitchen Aid stand mixer! I’ve always wanted one but never wanted to shell out the cash, but I think he’s set on it before Christmas so I figured I should enter to see if this is the way we’ll get it!


  22. Blessie Nelson says:

    I really want the KitchenAid Artisan Series Stand Mixer !


  23. Joanne Gregory says:

    The Keurig!


  24. OT and ET says:

    Hurray! Yes please! Me me me!!! xo


  25. Sophie S says:

    My little sister has the mixer on her list, so I would love to snag that for her!


  26. the mixer! would love that!


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  28. Kate Reali says:

    Love Kitchen Aid it’s always on my list, never tried the Keurig might have to add that too!


  29. Definitely the mixer, although the Keurig might make me like coffee more!


  30. Nicole P. says:

    I would love the mixer! It would be awesome! Thanks for the giveaway!


  31. Tabitha Blue says:

    I’ve been wanting that mixer for such a long time now… I want it!! Fingers crossed ;)


  32. I LOVE my KitchenAid mixer. If I won one I’d totally gift it to my mom. She’s been wanting one forever!


  33. I’m dying to own both a Kitchen Aid Mixer and Keurig! Hopefully I’ll win one. If not, Santa better stop by my house! :)


  34. marci says:

    man, what is the deal with getting sweaters for Christmas. who needs that many sweaters? (well i guess not us in California) I got my eye on that kitchen aid mixer!!!


  35. Cam says:

    I really want the mixer. It would be my first Kitchenaid!


  36. Tabathia B says:

    Keurig Platinum Single-Cup Brew Machine


  37. Shealynn says:

    The Keurig, because we invested in a Kitchen aid mixer a long time ago and it’s still going strong!


  38. theravenquoth says:

    I’d love to get the kitchenaid and give it to my mom or the keurig fo the mornings :)


  39. I hate leaving the “good post” comment cuz it looks like I am
    trying to spam you, but…good post!


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