Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Twelve Days of Christmas Blog - The Answers and a Thank You!

Dear Readers,
Today is Christmas Eve.  I hope everyone has finished their baking, shopping, and wrapping!  I want to thank those who took part in my Twelve Days of Christmas Blog Giveaway.  Although I couldn't seem to get you all to write comments, I did get tons of entries via my trivia questions as well as email about my recipes and the snippets from CHRISTMAS IN SAVAGE BAY.  I'm so glad you enjoyed the recipes and hope you had fun answering the questions!

Don't forget to buy CHRISTMAS IN SAVAGE BAY!  The book is on sale until January 10th for $0.99!  Here are the buy links:
Amazon Kindle
B&N Nook

Okay...drum roll...the winner of my Twelve Days of Christmas Blog Contest is:

Kim, please email me at annlawrence@pobox.com to claim your prize!

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Here are the answers to the trivia questions . . .

Trivia Question #1
How many total (cumulative) gifts are given to the true love over the 12 days? 
Answer:  364 gifts!

Trivia Question #2
In which state you can find Savage Bay, the fictitious seaside village in which I've set my holiday book, CHRISTMAS IN SAVAGE BAY.
Answer:  Connecticut

Trivia Question #3
This one was more difficult in that you had to read the blog for the question and the answer.
Question:  What are the Savage Bay men wearing under their kilts.
Answer:  Nothing!

Trivia Question #4
Visit my website and tell me the name of my special charity interest.
Answer:  The Leukemia/Lymphoma Society

Trivia Question #5
What was the name of the black labrador in the excerpt from CHRISTMAS IN SAVAGE BAY on my website?
Answer:  Max

Trivia Question #6.
Finish this sentence from the movie Highlander using one of my Pinterest Boards:
"There can be only ONE."
Answer:  ONE

Trivia Question #7
Where was I born?
Answer:  Gillingham, Kent, England

Trivia Question #8
In which year did I set LORD OF SWORDS my new historical romance?
Answer:  1143

Trivia Question #9
According to my Pinterets Board, FOODS I SHOULD EAT...name a food I should eat.
Answer:  Any one of the following would be correct:

Quinoa and White Bean Burger
Kale and pumpkin seed pesto
Vegan Tahitian Coffee
Lentil & Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie
Vegan White Chocolate Mocha
Almond-Roasted Cauliflower
Applesauce Ginger Cake with Maple Glaze
The Great Pumpkin Pie!
Brussels sprouts recipes.
Kale Walnut Pesto
Kale and Quinoa Patties 
Vegan Miracle Fudge
Mushroom, tomato, and white bean stew
35 Holiday Drinks (but not all on one day!)

Trivia Question #10
According to the lyrics of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" what is the new 10th gift?
Answer:  Ten Lords a Leaping

Trivia Question #11
According to my Pinterest Board KISSES FROM MY BOOKS, what is the man looking for in the kiss from DO YOU BELIEVE?
Answer:  a teapot

Trivia Question #12
What is the next book in my Savage Bay Series and when will it be released?
Answer:  UNBRIDLED - June 1, 2014

Thank you to all of you who entered myTWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS BLOG GIVEAWAY.

I hope you had fun with the questions and that the recipes will become favorites of your family as they are of mine.




Here's how I intend to spend New Year's Eve!

Winner of the contest was chosen using http://www.random.org

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