KitchenAid Artisan Giveaway… and a short mixer story

By Ann Fulton

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The fun continues!  There’s still time to enter this very cool Stella & Dot giveaway, but I have another one for you! 

Though I don’t use my stand mixer every day, it’s one of those appliances that I am so grateful to have.  Certain tasks are just infinitely easier with its help.  As a funny aside, I will tell you a short story about how I acquired a mint green KitchenAid…  

I was feeling a little down in the dumps after yet another failed in vitro attempt before finally becoming pregnant with my second son (after going through the same emotional process with my older son–for anyone struggling, have hope). For some time, I was regretting letting my grandmother’s old KitchenAid go to auction…that’s another story for another day!  I decided a shiny new model that matched the tile floor, which was sort of a rustic verdigris, would be just the thing to cheer me up.  My husband was ever-so understanding when I mentioned the lofty charge for this spur-of-the-moment purchase, and I have loved that mixer for so many reasons ever since.

Interestingly, I just read that a stand mixer is a poor choice to put on a wedding registry.  The thought was that people who are about to get married are likely not in their “forever” house and don’t know which of the many fabulous color choices may match–or not–their future kitchen.  I, for one, will say that I have moved since my purchase, and my mint green mixer doesn’t match my current kitchen, but I love it more now than I did then.  It even survived a thunderous crash when it careened off my kitchen counter while whipping on high speed.  (Note to self: Do not turn your head for a nanosecond when the mixer is whirling away at top speed.)  Anyway, the wood floor suffered a small dent, but the mixer was, shockingly,  no worse for the wear.  

So if you’ve been longing for a high-capacity, quality stand mixer but haven’t taken the leap, now is your chance.  I’ve joined with a wonderful group of bloggers to celebrate summer and help one lucky reader become the proud owner of a 5-quart KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer.  Good luck!



This giveaway begins June 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM Eastern Time and ends June 22, 2016 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time. This giveaway is open WorldWide.  (The prize is available in the United States only. Cash equivalent of $250 via PayPal will be awarded if the winner is outside of the United States.)

The giveaway prize will be a KitchenAid Artisan 5-Qt. Stand Mixer. The exact model will be determined based on the current availability at giveaway end.  Some examples of KitchenAid Artisan 5-Qt. Stand Mixers are the following:

KitchenAid KSM150PSER Artisan Stand Mixer with Pouring Shield, 5 Quarts, Empire Red

KitchenAid KSM105GBCER 5-Qt. Tilt-Head Stand Mixer with Glass Bowl and Flex Edge Beater – Empire Red

Enter for a chance to win a KitchenAid 5-Qt. Artisan Stand Mixer below:
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Disclaimer: This blog did not receive compensation for the published material in this post. No purchase required to enter this giveaway and there is a limit of one entrant per household. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning are determined by the number of valid entries received. Winner will be chosen by and will be emailed via the email address used to enter the contest. New winner(s) will be chosen if original winner(s) has not responded within 48 hours of email notification. This blog is not responsible for shipment of prize(s). Giveaway Promote is responsible for all shipping costs related to prize(s). This giveaway is not administered, sponsored, endorsed by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest or other social media outlet. Disclaimer is posted in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 10 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.


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  1. Lulu

    Every woman needs this mixer! It’s nice and practical and makes cooking and baking easy and clean!


    While I am an avid baker, and would love to have this KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer in my kitchen, I would give it away to a friend of mine. My friend showed up on my doorstep in an electric wheelchair that had belonged to her brother who passed on. She had been using for herself, but felt that The Lord Jesus wanted my husband to have it. He is disabled and is supposed to be wheelchair bound to heel his foot. So whenever my friend told me this, I cried tears of happiness. Her kindness has given my husband so much independence again. I told my husband that if we should be blessed enough to win this, we would give it to the lovely human being, who so selflessly gave of herself. <3

  3. Crystal Walker

    I want my first kitchen -aid mixer because I make my own homemade breads, cakes, rolls cookies and I need a very good mixer to help me

  4. Sarah Phillips

    I want a Kitchenaid Stand Mixer so that I can finally make homemade marshmallows! I’ve always wanted a stand mixer anyways. I love to bake, so this would make things a lot easier for me in the kitchen!

  5. Deborah W.

    I’ve always wanted a Kitchenaid mixer. We do a lot of cooking, baking, etc. and this would help so much. Much faster, easier and cleaner than a hand mixer!

  6. Vicki Phillips

    Thanks for your story; I’ve never owned a stand mixer but have had a bowl or two skid off the counter on me.

  7. Lisa Konieczke

    I would love to have a stand mixer, I love baking and cooking with my girls and my hand mixer is on its last beater.

  8. Dorothy Frey

    What a great appliance to own to help me with all the baking I love to do. It’s the top of the line! It would be a privilege to own this mixer. So much better than a hand held mixer I’ve been using for many, many years!

  9. Lisa Brown

    i would love to have a kitchenaid mixer, never owned one, they are well-built, american made and I would like to have one.