Monday, July 20, 2009

This giveaway has ended! Winner to be announced soon! Bake Me A Wish Gourmet Cake Review and Giveaway

Welcome to my very first blog review with a giveaway! Good luck to you and me both!

When you think about eating your favorite dessert, what comes to mind? Now, imagine that being 10 times better. Are you with me so far? You know, the dessert that is so good it makes you feel all warm and gooey inside while it's melting across your taste buds until you feel a sense of euphoria. Okay, that may be a tad over board but you get my drift.

Recently I had the pleasure of trying a gourmet cake from Bake Me A Wish. We tried the Peanut Butter Mousse cake. Let me tell ya, I had no hesitations about doing this review! I asked my son to help me with this review,(he picked the cake) he was quick to say yes. Of course, he's a teenager, do you know one who doesn't like cake? Sadly for him he went on vacation with relatives the same time I received the cake. I say sadly because I really liked this cake and so did a few friends of mine so, my son only got one piece, the last piece! (Don't judge me, I did save him a piece after all!) ha ha! My son did say he'd buy it every day if he could, so thumbs up there. All of the cakes also come with a personalized plaque made from Belgian chocolate. It was awesome too!
(I never got a chance to take a picture of the actual cake before it was cut into) Although, this is a picture of the same cake we tried.

Bake Me A Wish has my family's seal of approval on their cake. They have many types and flavors of cakes to choose from, it was really hard for us to settle on just one to try. Besides their chocolate cakes they also have carrot cake, coconut cream, vanilla bean, etc... and an assortment of coffee cakes as well.

A little about the Company,

Remember the excitement you felt as a child when your birthday cake was carried into the room? At Bake Me a Wish!, we believe we all still have some of that child inside of us, and our goal is to help you recreate that excitement and experience for your friends, clients or loved ones.

Bake Me a Wish! is the premium nationwide service for delivery of gourmet birthday cakes. Our cakes are made with only the finest, freshest ingredients by an award-winning family run New York bakery that also supplies pastries to some of Manhattan's most elite restaurants.

Through careful cost control and air-tight delivery systems, we are also happy to be able to bring you our fine cakes at an extremely affordable price. Now, whether it's your son in college, your trusted associate, your old friend, or your granddaughter across the country, you will always have a simple and wonderful way to remember them on that important day of the year.

Plus, with our Bake Me a Wish! Calendar, we can keep a record for you of any and all important birthdays so that you never accidentally forget the special people in your life. We will automatically send you a reminder asking if you would like to deliver a cake each time one of your selected dates is approaching.

We believe there is no better way to celebrate that special day of the year than to send a little indulgence from someone who cares.

Our Guarantee: Delivery On Schedule

Bake Me A Wish also has something very special that they do for our soldiers over seas. It's called "Operation Birthday Cake" 5% of your order will also be contributed to Bake Me A Wish!’s Operation: Birthday Cake, which, partners with Soldiers’ Angels and donates birthday cakes each month to soldiers overseas. You can also donate directly to the cause by contacting Bake Me A Wish. Plus, when you purchase the "Freedom cake" for a recipient here in the US, Bake me a wish will deliver a gourmet cake to a soldier serving overseas in the name of your recipient.

So, now that my family has tried some decadence from Bake Me A Wish, it's time for your family to have the same experience! One of my lucky readers will get their very own cake delivered right to their door. The winner will receive the Triple Chocolate Enrobed Brownie Cake

This giveaway is open to US only!

This giveaway will run for 2 weeks, from July 2oth. to midnight August 4th. So here's the rules to enter the giveaway:

You must complete the mandatory entry first or bonus entries will not count! You must also leave me a comment for each and every entry you complete or they will not count. I must also have your email address to contact the winner. I will email the winner but if I do not hear back from you within 36 hours, I will pick another winner (there are no exceptions to these rules!) Winner will be chosen using


1. Go to Bake Me A Wish and leave me a comment telling me which cake you would like to try.

2. Follow my blog through either google friend connect (no google account needed), and/or subscribe via email (left side bar), leave the ID you use to follow or the email address you use to subscribe in your comment so I can verify the entry.

*Bonus entries:

1. Become a fan of Lisa Miller @ Blogs, Birds and Things Learned and Bake me a wish on facebook leave your facebook ID so I can verify the entry. You must follow both for the entry to count! (2 entries)

2. Follow me on Twitter, leave the ID you use to follow so I can verify the entry. (1 entry)

3. Follow my blog on networked Blogs (right side bar) and leave the ID you use to follow my blog. (1entry)

4. Tweet about this giveaway, you may tweet up to 5 times for 5 bonus entries. You must have this link in your tweets for it to count, ( Leave the link to your status update in your comment along with your twitter ID.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

YouData, It's Time to Take back Your Ad Viewing and Get Paid!

I found something that I think you will like. The company's name is YouData ( They are trying to convince consumers like us that we should be the ones controlling our own data and selling our own attention, not third parties like broadcasters, newspapers, and spammers. By creating a MeFile at, I now control what ads I see and when I see them. Best part - I am selling my attention directly to interested advertisers, for real money. That's right, I get paid for giving them my attention. I can use the funds to buy music and video online, donate to charities, give to my favorite blogs and websites, or keep the change myself and do whatever I want with it.

It's real. They pay. You should check it out.

Click this link to sign up. Please add my MeFile ID, lmiller01, in the "Referral Code" it will tell them I sent you.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Three Things You didn't Know About Me

This week's blog hop, on TUESDAY, 7/14/09, the theme is THREE THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT ME.

One: I have a great best friend and her name is Tammy. This is us on our first road trip together.

Two: I drive a 1968 Mustang that my husband bought and fully restored for me.

Three: I have a younger sister, Liz. I love her to pieces.

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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Solis - Black - Sofft Womens HotStyles of Shoes

Do you "LOVE" or "HATE" these shoes? Please Take a second to vote! Mama needs a new pair of shoes!!!

Please take 2 seconds to give me your vote here

Weather you love them or hate them, your vote could help me win a new pair of shoes! What girl doesn't love shoes??

Thanks for your time and thank you for voting!

Friday, July 3, 2009

Lets All Do The Blog Hop!

Hello all, If you don't already know my name is Lisa Miller. I'm a wife, mother of 2 boys, Bird Mama of 3 and I'm also owned by 2 cats. By day I'm a blogger (or at least I try to be) and Twitter-aholic. My husband and I love to ride our motorcycle or drive one of our Antique hot rods on the weekends. We're pretty much home bodies most of the time though. I've been writing this blog for about a year now and have been learning along the way, and there is still tons more for me to learn! I just got started with some products to review and next week will be my first ever blog giveaway! I love to try new products! I've been taking online surveys and reviewing products for years. My friends always come to me for advice about products too. So, I thought what better to do than publish my reviews, and even better yet, give the products away to my readers! So I hope you'll come back and follow my blog so you don't miss out on any giveaways.

MckLinky Blog Hop