Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Donsuemor Review & Giveaway - CLOSED


Sometimes I feel like the days last much too long. It’s almost like there are 48 hours squeezed into one day and bedtime never seems to get closer. On those days, I like to enjoy a nice, warm glass of hot chocolate. I suppose that you could say that hot chocolate is my escape, my relaxation. But let’s not kid ourselves here, every yummy, relaxing drink needs something to go along with it. This is where Donsuemor rocked my world.

A Bit about the Company: Starting with an original French recipe, Don and Susie Morris (Don-Sue-Mor) introduced madeleines to their Berkeley, California "gourmet ghetto" community in 1976. Together, the creative entrepreneur and the passionate baker created a treat unlike any other—a moist little cake with a fresh, unforgettable taste. Donsuemor continues their tradition of baking delicious bakery treats that bring delight to everyday life.

Donsuemor Madeleines are elegant little French cakes with distinctive shell shapes. Rich and buttery with a unique flavor and texture—soft and moist with lightly crisped edges—they are made with the finest quality, all natural ingredients.

Donsuemor’s allowed me to review their Variety Pack – Elegant Gift Box. If you want to talk about delicious, let’s get talking about Donsuemor’s fantastic Madelines! Mmm. I had never had a Madeline before, so I was slightly skeptical to try it, but boy-oh-boy was I glad that I did. In the gift box that I received there was an assortment of 16 Madelines: Tradtional, Chocolate, Lemon Zest, and Dipped Chocoalte – 4 of each type. Each Madeline comes individually wrapped, which I loved! Hands down, my favorite was the lemon zest, which is odd being that I don’t typically care for lemon flavored things.

Being that the package came with four of each flavor, I shared with my mom, dad, and of course, Joshua. We all got to try one of each flavor. Everyone loved them! My mom said “Those are the best cookies that I’ve ever tasted – did they send extra?!” Don’t let that statement go unnoticed – my mama has a sweet tooth and is always munching on cookies and candy, and yet she said they were the absolute best she’d ever tasted! These little Madelines were perfect for my overly long day. They were such a delicious treat that went so well with my hot chocolate. For a little while, I was able to forget that I had a house to clean and shopping to do.

Now, don’t let me give you the idea that Donsuemor only sells Madelines. Along with Madelines, they also offer French Almond Cakes, and Cute Cakes! Everything comes in multiple flavors, except for the French Almond Cakes. You can also purchase these goodies in gift sets, as well.
WHAT YOU WIN:
One lucky winner will receive their very own Variety Pack – Elegant Gift Box!
»If you do not do the mandatory entry FIRST, all of your other entries will NOT count.
»If it says +1, leave one comment. If it says +2, +3, so on and so forth, leave that many comments. If you leave one long comment, it will only count as ONE comment, with no extra entries.
»You must leave your email address in EACH comment, unless it is public on your blog.
»Open to Continental US ONLY.

TO ENTER: (Mandatory!)
+1 Go to Donsuemor and tell me which item you'd like to try the most.
EXTRA ENTRIES:
+2 Follow my blog publicly on Google Friend Connect.
+2 Subscribe via email to my blog.
+2 Post my NEW button on your blog.
+1 Follow Something To Talk About on Networked Blogs.
+1 Follow Me on Facebook.
+1 (Daily) Share this giveaway on Facebook. It must link to this giveaway. And you must leave a comment with the link to your post.
+1 Follow Me on Twitter.
+1 (Daily) Use the following tweet. You must leave a comment with the link to your post.
Enter to #win a Variety Pack of Donsuemor Madeline Cookies from @jerricaparr Ends on 6/7 http://bit.ly/kWiMYX
+5 Write up a post about this giveaway. Must link to this giveaway. And you must leave a comment with the link to your post.

This giveaway will end Tuesday, June 7th at 11:59 p.m (EST). I will contact the winner within 24 hours through email. I will also write a post listing the winner. The winner will have 48 hours to claim their prize, after that, a new winner will be chosen (so be sure to check your SPAM).

I receieved the Variety Pack - Elegant Gift Box free of cost in order to do my review. The opnions expressed here are 100% my own.

109 comments:

  1. I would love to try the Chocolate Indulgence - Elegant Gift Pack, yum!!
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  2. I sent you a friend request on Facebook (Tracy Robertson)

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  3. I follow you on twitter @tracylr233
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  4. I tweeted
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  5. I would like to try the cute vanilla cakes!

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  6. I subscribe via email entry 2!

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  7. I added you on facebook!

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  8. I follow you on twitter! (kennedie0605)

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  9. Mandatory Entry: I would like to try most of all the Lemon Zest Madeleines, the more the better since they have elegant packaging, 26, 50, or 54. ;-)

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  10. +2 (1 of 2): I follow your blog via GFC.

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  11. +1: I tweeted -- http://twitter.com/#!/JoyOfDesserts/status/73244986220625920

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  12. Chocolate Cute Cakes look amazing!

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  13. I am a GFC follower #1

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  15. I email subscribe #1

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  17. I wanna try the elegant gift pack. They look delicious.

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  18. I would love the Chocolate Indulgence Elegant Gift Box!

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  20. I LOVE madelines! I'd like to try the dipped ones.
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  21. I follow you via GFC.
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  22. I follow you via Networked Blogs (Jan/Jewelry4Change).
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  23. I follow you on Twitter, as janj4c.
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  25. fave: dipped madeleines

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  26. I would love to try the french almond cakes!
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  27. I would love the French almond cakes. Cheryl cjabdelnour@hotmail.com

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  32. I'd love to try their french almond cakes!

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  37. Chocolate Cute Cakes
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  38. follow on GFC
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  39. i follow on GFC
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  40. email subscriber
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  41. a email subscriber
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  45. Mmmm. Dipped Chocolate Madeleines for me!

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  47. Want to try the Dipped Chocolate Madeleines


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  48. #1 GFC Follower (Kimberly L)


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  51. The chocolate cute cakes look very yummy!

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  52. daily tweet
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  53. I'd like to try the Vanilla Cute Cakes.

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  54. 1 Follow via GFC LisaMarie

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  55. 2 Follow via GFC LisaMarie

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  56. chocolate endulgence gift box
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  57. Visited their site and the item I would most like to try is Lemon Zest Madeleines.

    http://www.donsuemor.com/shop/gourmet-baked-goods/gift-box-lemon-zest-madeleines.html


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  58. GFC Follower #1
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  64. I would like to try the lemon zest madeleines.

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  65. I would like to try the Lemon Zest Madeleines! couponinggibsongal at gmail dot com

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  66. following via GFC #1 couponinggibsongal at gmail dot com

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  73. If you want to give me half of your 48 hours in a day I will gladly take them...I usually feel that I am shortchanged and only getting 12 hours in a day, lol.

    Since I am a Choco-holic, I would love the Chocolate Madelines...My sweet tooth is on high alert after reading your review.

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  74. I am a GFC follower. Entry #1
    In my mandatory entry I did not include my email address because it is public in my profile, but just in case, here it is: anna at thebabystoreplus.com

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  75. I am a GFC follower. Entry #2
    In my mandatory entry I did not include my email address because it is public in my profile, but just in case, here it is: anna at thebabystoreplus.com

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  76. I have added your New Blog Button to my "Share the Love Blogger Buttons Page" in my stores blog. See it here:
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  77. I have added your New Blog Button to my "Share the Love Blogger Buttons Page" in my stores blog. See it here:
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  78. I just sent you a facebook friend request. I am Nanny Anna.

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  79. I follow you on Twitter. I am @BabyStorePlus

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  82. I would most like to try the Chocolate Dipped Madelines (although everything looked very delicious so it was tough to chose just one ;-))

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  84. laura4him@bellsouth.net
    I'd like to try the vanilla cute cakes

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  85. laura4him@bellsouth.net
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  86. laura4him@bellsouth.net
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  87. id love to try - http://www.donsuemor.com/shop/gourmet-baked-goods/gift-box-chocolate-madeleines-1.html

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  88. GFC follower as forget shyness reviews


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  89. GFC 2


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  90. I'd most like to try the Dipped Madeleines.

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  91. I follow you on Twitter as 89linz.

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  92. I'd like to try the Chocolate Cute Cakes.

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  93. GFC follower. 1
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