I wish I could give FooDoodlers to everyone. I loved reading all of your clever comments! But your great response has inspired me to host more giveaways, so I’ll try and come up with more good things to give you soon. Thank you all for visiting and participating!! And thanks to random.org for choosing…. the winner is:
Lora Joy (visit her blog, Jae Bellz)
“WOW!!! I’d LOVE to have those! So fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! “
(Side note: if anyone knows how to easily copy the proof picture of the random.org results box, please share! I went through much effort to get this lesser version of a picture–printing to pdf, copying, pasting, cropping, using publisher and all kinds of ridiculous tricks. I’m sure there’s a better way!)
And don’t worry, I took care of a couple repeaters (accidental, I’m sure) and only counted those within the time frame (hence why the random counter is from 1 to 278 though there are 279 comments). And a few of you asked me questions in your comments. I didn’t want to answer within the comments because I was afraid my entries would mess up the fairness of the random draw. (I know, I’m a total nerd.) Here are some answers, and if I somehow overlooked your original question, feel free to leave it again.
gingerhse said she had trouble with markers on chocolate or candy coating. The grease from those foods do make the surface less hospitable, so if you are going to try and write on them, let them dry well (overnight) and keep them at room temperature.
Libby asked about the trees in the photo. Those are from my daughter’s Thomas the Train set!
lisa k asked if there were opaque white markers. Nope. You didn’t miss them. They don’t exist. Similar to regular markers, it’s just not possible. In fact, you can’t even really layer the other colors on top of each other without the bottom color showing through (except black). If you make a mistake, you’ll just have to eat the cookie and start over!
lauralee asked if the giveaways are real. Yes. The giveaway is real. Perhaps you mean does everyone get the prize? I so wish I had unlimited resources, but alas, I’ve enough to give just one lucky winner.
Emma asked if my book was available in the UK. The book is a few years old, so not as readily available, but should be available at amazon.co.uk. But if you go there, please read the much more balanced reviews of my book on amazon.com instead, or my rave in the Washington Post. There’s one very oddly sour review on the UK site. Harrumph.
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