Monday, April 22, 2013

Spring Bake

I’ve been in spring break mode lately. You might have noticed since I didn’t bake last weekend. I think it’s because I recently went on a vacation which I haven’t done in a couple of years and it felt awesome to just relax and do nothing. And now being back home I can’t stop enjoying the warmth that’s finally taking over. Spring is probably my favorite time of the year. Unfortunately, in the south, you only have about seven minutes to enjoy the season before the hot and humid heat of summer takes over. Okay, okay – I’m exaggerating a little. It probably lasts eleven minutes. ; ) So you’ve got to enjoy all of them while they last. And I’m trying.

Got Spring Fever, too? Take a break with me and enter this sweet Spring Bake Giveaway for a chance to win a KitchenAid Stand Mixer… in one of the following pastel colors. Plus a white and silver choice in case springy isn’t your speed. Me? I have the pink one, but man, that aqua sky is calling my name. And the ice and crystal blue. too. I’m glad I don’t have to choose.

Enter the Spring Bake Giveaway for a chance to win a KitchenAid 5-quart Artisan Series Stand Mixer

  • To enter, just leave a comment on this post answering the following question.
  • What’s your favorite thing to do or place to go on vacation? Oh and pick your pastel, too.
  • Deadline to enter is Wednesday, April 24th, at 7:00 pm ET. Time’s Up. Winner announced below.
  • One winner will be chosen at random and announced sometime Wednesday evening on this post.

Good luck!

 

Okay, we have a winner. And the winner picked pink. I thought for sure ice or aqua sky would win. So many of you guys love that color. And me too.

The winner is …… Comment # 6625. Yay Veronica! You are getting a pink mixer! And now I totally want to go on vacation again. You guys have fun ideas.

Giveaway sponsored by me.

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Jaclyn said...

My favorite thing to do is lay out in the sun…and also bake!!! I love aqua sky as well

April 23, 2013 06:13 PM
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Hyun said...

Place to go? Atlantis. I’d love to go back. Today.
… and Silver metallic!
Pistachio is cute, too, but silver goes with anything :)

April 23, 2013 06:15 PM
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Zoubaida said...

My favorite place to vacation is Maldives!! sun and sea!! and I like the pink mixer

April 23, 2013 06:16 PM
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Mellany said...

Disney World
The Pink Mixer is beautiful

April 23, 2013 06:16 PM
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Cindy said...

Home!!
I love the pink one!

April 23, 2013 06:17 PM
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amy said...

My daughter says we don’t have to go anywhere because we live where everyone wants to come for vacation! I love southern CA, and I also love the pink!

April 23, 2013 06:18 PM
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Charity Ziegelman said...

Fav vacation : Oahu on the beach. Fav color the Aqua :)

April 23, 2013 06:20 PM
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Elsa said...

I like to vacation on any beach! And i really love the yellow mixer….maybe i’ll win?

April 23, 2013 06:21 PM
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Nicole said...

My absolute favorite place to go for vacation is Orlando, Florida — the vacation capital! Well at least for my family! We love it!

Hhhmmmm… It’s so hard to choose a color. They’re all equally lovely but if I have to pick one, I’ll choose pink :-)

Thx!

April 23, 2013 06:22 PM
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Jose said...

My favorite place to vacation would be any natural places like tennesse, and I would love to go to Yellowstone Park. My favorite color would be crystal blue

April 23, 2013 06:22 PM
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Sarah said...

Colorado mountain vacations are the best! And aqua sky is the color!

April 23, 2013 06:22 PM
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Karen said...

My favorite thing to do is spend a day at the beach.

April 23, 2013 06:23 PM
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Christine said...

My favorite place was Iceland. It has such a raw and unforgiving landscape and the most wonderful (and beautiful) people. I have been three times and plan to go again when the kids are a little older…As for the mixer, I love them all but would really love to have the Ice Blue one!

April 23, 2013 06:24 PM
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Rachel Lujbli said...

My favorite place to vacation is in the Outer Banks. My chair, a good book, and a large half lemonade half ice tea. My favorite color is crystal blue……

April 23, 2013 06:24 PM
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Grace said...

My favorite thing to do is to bake yummy cupcakes , cookies for my family. The place that I would like to visit is Europe.

I love the aqua blue color !!!!!!!!

April 23, 2013 06:24 PM
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Kristen R said...

My favorite place to go on vacation is Florida to my aunt’s house! It’s so much fun going there because we always bake delicious treats together!!
The Crystal Blue mixer is too die for!! Too cute

April 23, 2013 06:24 PM
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Janice Buenavista said...

My favorite place to go on vacation is in the Philippines. I love to visit relatives and friends, and cooking/baking foreign dishes for my family, but at the same time nothing beats eating our native delicacies as a family.

I love the Silver/Metallic Kitchenaid.

April 23, 2013 06:24 PM
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Erin said...

Well my dream vacation would either be to go on a safari or go to Europe and check out their bakeries and cafes. I also am completely fine with sand, sun, water, and a margarita!

I am completely in love with majestic yellow. It would brighten my kitchen every time I used it….

April 23, 2013 06:25 PM
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kavita said...

My favorite place of vacation is Trinidad. I love the beach and carribean sun. I love the ice mixer.

April 23, 2013 06:25 PM
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L A Coventry said...

Hiking, eating, sleeping like a log – in that order. Silver metallic, please!

April 23, 2013 06:26 PM
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john fink said...

love to cruise the meditteranean ,love the crystal blue mixer

April 23, 2013 06:27 PM
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Katie Contests said...

My favorite place to go on vacation is home :)

Majestic yellow!

April 23, 2013 06:28 PM
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sarah said...

I love to go somewhere warm and tropical. I love the sleek look of the silver metallic mixer!

April 23, 2013 06:28 PM
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Kirsten said...

My favorite vacations are the annual summer vacations at the lake with my entire family – so fun and relaxing!! My favorite pastel is Crystal Blue!

April 23, 2013 06:29 PM
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Linda said...

My favorite vacation hands down is Maui. The warm blue water and soft sandy beaches I love it. I would go with the Ice Blue mixer.

April 23, 2013 06:30 PM
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Theresa Shanahan said...

My favourite place was The Grand Canyon.
The pistachio mixer for me please

April 23, 2013 06:31 PM
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Lauren S. said...

Florida! There is so much to do there.

I like the pistachio color.

April 23, 2013 06:34 PM
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Christina C. said...

I love Waikiki, Hawaii! It’s beautiful there! And I love the Crystal Blue mixer! :)

April 23, 2013 06:35 PM
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Michelle m said...

Disney World, aqua sky please!

April 23, 2013 06:36 PM
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Maria said...

I’m from Portugal and I love to go to the country side to spend my vacations.
My favorite ís Ice.

April 23, 2013 06:36 PM
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Yohayra Q said...

an amusement park with my kids… especially sesame place in PA… Silver.

April 23, 2013 06:36 PM
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Kathryn said...

My favorite vacation spot is anywhere with a beach and a fruity drink + mini umbrella! I like the pink mixer and since the giveaway ends on my birthday, this would be a very sweet present :]

April 23, 2013 06:37 PM
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Paola Giachero said...

My favorite vacationing spot will have to be Tahiti, dying to travel there! PINK IS MY COLOR!

April 23, 2013 06:38 PM
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Claudia Andrea said...

My favorite place to go on vacations is Disney!!!! and if i stay at home I love to baker! and a love de ice mixer :) Thank You!

April 23, 2013 06:39 PM
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Dara L. said...

My favorite place to go to on Vacation is Florida, especially Destin. The Ice mixer would have to be my favorite

April 23, 2013 06:40 PM
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Deece said...

Harrah’s Tahoe. 10th floor or above. California side.

Silver metallic for the win!

April 23, 2013 06:40 PM
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Camilla said...

I love to run, and I love that majestic yellow!!

April 23, 2013 06:43 PM
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Marie said...

My favorite thing to do when on vacation is to eat!!! Pistachio please.

April 23, 2013 06:43 PM
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Claudia Andrea said...

My dream vacations would be go to paris! the city of love, but I also love to bake! as you have no idea!!!!! and I love de ice mixer! I would love to have that mixer in my kitchen! :D

April 23, 2013 06:43 PM
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Nora said...

Anywhere with water to float and relax…..White mixer for me!

April 23, 2013 06:44 PM
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Merri Charlotte Swift said...

Hanging out with friends and family and just having a good time! Crystal blue please!!

April 23, 2013 06:45 PM
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Anita K. said...

My favorite thing to do on vacation is stay up and sleep in, as late as I want! :D

and… hard to pick between Aqua Sky and Majestic Yellow, but on the whole I think I like the yellow best :)

April 23, 2013 06:46 PM
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Joan Pratt said...

The warm beaches of Florida. Pistachio!

April 23, 2013 06:48 PM
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Mandy W. said...

That pistachio mixer is calling my name! I love going to Myrtle Beach with my husband. He’s a farmer, so I don’t see a lot of him when we’re home.

April 23, 2013 06:49 PM
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Lucie said...

The mountains are fabulous any time of year. Majestic yellow is super cute…..Thank you Bakerella….Love your site.

April 23, 2013 06:49 PM
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Vickie Orlando said...

My favorite Vacation was Brugge Belgium….It’s like out of a Storybook and and Clean Beautiful Cobblestone Town with lots of Canals to Boat in. A Small Venice Italy. But most of all was the best Belgium Chocolate EVER! I could of bathed in it. I love the Pistachio Green…very nature. Hugs Thanks for all the wonderful recipes.

April 23, 2013 06:50 PM
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Brenda Monroy said...

my favorite placee to gon on vacation will be disneyland i love going there and having fun,and i love the pink mixer :) .

April 23, 2013 06:50 PM
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Carrie Sergio said...

I would love the aqua sky mixer! So cute. I like going on vacations where there are tons of things to see/explore but also downtime to relax.

April 23, 2013 06:51 PM
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Emily said...

Florida! Gives me the opportunity to visit my home state and a warm weather vacation at the same time. The color is a toss up between pink and yellow!!

April 23, 2013 06:52 PM
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Susan Drennan said...

I love St. Armand’s circle in Sarasota, Florida. I love the west coast of Florida and they have a wonderful art show down there. It is also a nice time of visiting my sister.

The pistachio colored mixer is the one I’d choose because I love greens of all shades!

April 23, 2013 06:53 PM
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Judy R said...

The beach. Any beach will do, but I love gulf coast Florida!

Oh, and pistachio!

April 23, 2013 06:53 PM
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Laura said...

Just relax and drink a very cold beer near the sea with my husband. My colour is ice.
Kisses from Spain.

Laura

April 23, 2013 06:54 PM
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Laura said...

Just relax and drink a very cold beer near the sea with my husband and children. My colour is ice.
Kisses from Spain.

Laura

April 23, 2013 06:55 PM
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joni said...

We don’t usually do a vacation but we love the fairs and outdoor concerts. I like the Ice Mixer.
dolniaks at consolidated dot net

April 23, 2013 06:55 PM
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Heather S said...

We just took a Disney World trip a couple months ago and it was the best. I’d do that again in an instant. (I like the pistachio color best)

April 23, 2013 06:55 PM
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Marielos said...

My favorite place to go while on vacation is a muesum. It’s simple yet there are so many beautiful things to see. I love the ice colored mixer!

April 23, 2013 06:56 PM
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Claudia Saucedo said...

The beach and I love majestic yellow! Thank You Bakerella yoir awsome!

April 23, 2013 06:56 PM
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Tine said...

My favorite thing to do on vacation is to eat local food!!! And my favorite place, well picking one is just too hard. Oh, and I am digging the pistachio green/ craving a little salty crunch.

April 23, 2013 06:56 PM
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Lisa said...

I don’t have a favorite place, but I do have favorite people…..my husband and kids. It doesn’t matter where we go as long as we’re together. The pink is my fave!

April 23, 2013 06:57 PM
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Veronica T said...

I love the beach and be outdoors!

April 23, 2013 06:58 PM
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Sasha said...

My favorite place to vacation is aaanywhere I haven’t been before. But I honestly cannot think of a place I visited that I wouldn’t like to visit again. It’s all about the attitude and exploring your surroundings and savoring the culture (and the food!!).

I loooove that pistachio color!

April 23, 2013 07:00 PM
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Marielos said...

My favorite thing to do while on vacation is visit a muesum. It’s simple, yet there are so many beautiful things to see. I love the ice color mixer!

April 23, 2013 07:00 PM
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Marielos said...

My favorite thing to do while on vacation is visit a muesum. It’s simple, yet there are so many beautiful things to see. I love the ice color mixer!

April 23, 2013 07:01 PM
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Kate said...

My favorite place to go is Montauk with my family. I love the aqua sky mixer!

April 23, 2013 07:02 PM
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Lauren said...

My favorite place to go on vacation is home to New England. Thank you for hosting this contest! I’d love the aqua sky one. :)

April 23, 2013 07:02 PM
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nicole l. said...

a good vacation to me is sleeping in & lounging in comfy pjs! :)
i adore the crystal blue color!

April 23, 2013 07:03 PM
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Laura A. said...

British Columbia – Hiking/Seeing the Northern Lights
Love the Ice blue mixer

April 23, 2013 07:09 PM
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Sandra said...

Favorite vacation spot has to be Savannah Ga. Breathtaking! That Pink mixer needs me. ;)

April 23, 2013 07:11 PM
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Danielle F. said...

My favorite place to vacation is the beach. That is why I would love this mixer in aqua sky :)

April 23, 2013 07:11 PM
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Seana said...

I love to go back home to San Francisco and just wander around in the fog. I love the pink mixer:)

April 23, 2013 07:11 PM
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Jessie said...

I would go anywhere with a beach. And alcohol. Preferably free alcohol. And lots of delicious food.

And that Aqua Sky is so cute.

April 23, 2013 07:12 PM
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Allison said...

My favorite vacation is anywhere where my whole family is together! It’s very rare that we all can be on vacation at the same time. I love the pistachio color.

April 23, 2013 07:15 PM
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MJ said...

Aqua Sky
sigh

April 23, 2013 07:15 PM
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Justine said...

I’m a thousand miles away from friends and family and very homesick. My favorite place to go on vacation is back home to Boston to spend time with people that I love! I love the majestic yellow mixer :)

April 23, 2013 07:16 PM
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Rafia said...

London- beautiful city, great with young kids as well. Color- Aqua Sky

April 23, 2013 07:17 PM
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Virgie said...

Love to visit Disney World…I am a big kid @ heart…Pink is my color of choice…but blue is cool !

April 23, 2013 07:18 PM
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Tara said...

I love going to Walt Disney World.
Aqua Sky!

April 23, 2013 07:19 PM
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Annie said...

I would love to go to hawaii someday!
And my favorite color is pink =) ty!

April 23, 2013 07:19 PM
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Terry Bolender said...

Vacation? I remember those! I do love to travel to fun family places like Disneyland, but more than likely you’ll find me on a comfortable lounge chair on the local beach reading a good book. I love ALL of these colors, but if I have to pick at this moment then the Aqua Sky is calling my name!

April 23, 2013 07:20 PM
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Dani said...

My favorite getaway is to the beach in Mexico. I prefer it to be in Acapulco but I will take just about any where down there!

For pastels? I am torn between the ice, aqua or yellow. All would look amazing in my kitchen.

Dani // Andbubblegum.com

April 23, 2013 07:20 PM
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Lisa Marcum said...

Favorite place to go on vacation – anywhere that I am able to spend time with family. Whether it is travelling to see them or even having family come and stay with us I love just the simplicity of the whole thing.

Love, Love the Yellow and Pink!! Actually, who could not love all of these colors.

April 23, 2013 07:21 PM
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Mel J. said...

Love the Ice mixer. I love Bermuda.

April 23, 2013 07:23 PM
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Sharron Baird said...

Yellowstone is my favorite vacation spot. I love to be in the trees and hike to the geysers and be on the lookout for wildlife. A pink mixer would fit right in in my kitchen! After 45 years of marriage I really do need a new mixer!

April 23, 2013 07:24 PM
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Jen Brose said...

I love to catch up on my guilty pleasure TV and books : ) the pink mixer tickles my fancy!!

April 23, 2013 07:26 PM
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Brenda said...

I love Kauai!! Pistachio!

April 23, 2013 07:27 PM
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Aliza said...

The Ice is beautiful!
I love to take a book and just relax on vacation, but nothing can beat vacations with friends where you get to catch up and have fun. Books, friends and sunshine – what more could you ask for??

April 23, 2013 07:28 PM
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Addie said...

Walt Disney World! Pink mixer for me! :)

April 23, 2013 07:29 PM
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Anna said...

I love going to a small island in Greece named Kasos. I have an old beat up VW beetle there that matches perfectly with the majestic yellow:)

April 23, 2013 07:30 PM
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Nicole S said...

We love to take our two Shepherds to different places around the Midwest to go hiking and enjoy the outdoors. We just love to travel & speaking of love… the silver metallic is my favorite color.

April 23, 2013 07:30 PM
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Mary said...

I love going out on the town when I have days off. I like the white! Just like my grandmas :D

April 23, 2013 07:30 PM
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Jessica K. said...

My favorite thing to do on vacation is going out to eat! I love trying new restaurants and local cuisines. And I would looove to have that ICE color!

April 23, 2013 07:31 PM
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Laura said...

Doing nothing in particular someplace warm. the ice color is fabulous!

April 23, 2013 07:31 PM
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Stephanie said...

I love to vacation anywhere that I can go sightseeing! And although I love all of the colors, I would have to choose the white mixer!

April 23, 2013 07:31 PM
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Adriana Heins said...

Best vacation so far, was Cancun Mexico, 2 years ago… The best blue, warm waters… Excellent food and beautiful sunsets :)
I would love to be there again ….
My favorite kitchen aid mixer color is the aqua blue and the yellow one…. Either one would make me very happy ;)

April 23, 2013 07:32 PM
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Heidipur said...

My favorite thing to do on vacation is probably sleep! I’m unemployed so fancy ‘real’ vacations are out at the moment, however I remember when I was a child we went to Madeira. Wonderful place, wish I can go there again someday.

(That majestic yellow mixer would look wonderful in my kitchen btw. :D)

April 23, 2013 07:33 PM
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sharon said...

Italy… The crystal blue reminds me of the ocean….

April 23, 2013 07:33 PM
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Karina said...

My favorite place to go on vacation is Maui. I like the sun, the beach and the pace of things there. It is just so relaxing!

I pick Majestic Yellow – it looks so cheery!

April 23, 2013 07:33 PM
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Mo said...

Favorite vacation spot is anywhere away from work and with my family! Family vacations are the best! Aqua Sky is my fav!

April 23, 2013 07:35 PM
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DR said...

Color ice! My favorite place to go is the SF Bay Area. Love me some redwoods.

April 23, 2013 07:36 PM
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Claudia Saucedo said...

the beach. Majestic yellow :) thanks

April 23, 2013 07:37 PM
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