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Happy Birthday Blog Giveaway //


K, I know. It’s April 1st, aka: April Fool’s Day. I swear this isn’t a joke. The Paper Mama Blog birthday is today! This time, 4 years ago, I chose to shut down my old blog and start this lady (my blog is a lady), The Paper Mama. To celebrate I want to host a blog giveaway for all of you here on the blog. Enter below to win this sweet Polaroid z2300. Boom.

Enter to win by filling out the rafflecopter form below. This little guy takes some pretty cute little photos.

a Rafflecopter giveaway
Good luck!

– Chelsey

P.S. you can also enter on Instagram (yay for extra entries). Share this giveaway on your IG, follow @thepapermama IG account, and use the #papermamagiveaway hashtag (so I can find your entry).

Note: The prize was provided by me, The Paper Mama, and I was not paid for this giveaway. Last day to enter the giveaway is April 25th, 2014. 11:59 PST. Winners will have 24 hours to get back to me, after I email them. Good luck! This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. Please be sure to check out my prize winner rules before you enter. 


  • Thomas Murphy on said:

    It would be cheesecake.

  • Amy Stonger on said:

    It would have to be chocolate ice cream for me!

  • AmandaSakovitz on said:

    Brownies would be it!

  • Hannah on said:

    I would eat Mousse au chocolat for the rest of my live!

  • trishden on said:

    Chocolate! If I only could eat one food for the rest of my life, I would be happy with chocolate. Thanks for a great giveaway and Happy Birthday!

  • Jessie on said:

    Hmmm….Coconut Macaroons! Love them!

  • NebraskaS on said:

    Apple pie! I make one with a caramel topping every year for my birthday (and, real talk, for a lot of occasions in between). So good!

  • Janice Cooper on said:

    Definitely ice cream 🙂

  • Ivanna on said:

    A very Happy Birthday! It would be the "cappuccino" ice cream from Homestead Creamery in Wirtz, VA. and i would make the seven hour drive each way for it. it is that good.

  • Josephine on said:

    Ahh, I only saw U.S only after I entered (I'm quite dumb, sorry) so please, if I'm the one picked, just ignore it! (I'm soooooo sorry)

  • Josephine on said:

    Only 1 dessert? oh well, I'll say ICECREAM because I need it to live!

  • fefethompson on said:

    Apple pie fo sure! SO delish.

  • Nicki on said:

    That's a tough one… I would have to say soft serve ice cream – chocolate/vanilla swirl!

  • Duongnguyen on said:

    chocolate >.< yummy!!!

  • christine on said:

    Happy blog birthday!

  • Allie on said:

    If you could only eat one type of dessert for the rest of your life, what would it be?

    It would definitely have to be gelato. So delicious.

  • rayray cartucci on said:

    One dessert…..I would choose Fudge…I never get tried of fudge!!!! HAPPY BLOGGY BDAY!

  • tracy on said:


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  • Alexandra on said:

    If I could only eat one dessert for the rest of my life, it would have to be pavlova. I used to make it with my mom growing up, and there are so many variations of it to be had!

  • Lindsay lubuguin on said:

    If i had to devote my life to eating only one dessert it would be cheese cake, i have always loved it since i was a kid. I have loved it and will always love it….

  • Sarah on said:

    Happy Blog Bday!

    I would eat mango & sticky rice every day…all the time…every meal. 😉

  • Debbie on said:

    Ice cream….any flavor!

  • carol clark on said:

    coconut pie

  • Samantha on said:

    Ooh that's a tough one! I love pretty much all types of desserts…. but I would have to say ice cream. Double bonus if it's atop a fudgey brownie or a slightly underdone chocolate chip cookie! 🙂

  • Molly on said:

    Is it cheating if I say sugar? because sugar is in EVERYTHING. and then I could have all the desserts still! (Can you tell that dessert foods are one of my major food groups?)

  • Siobhan Malone on said:

    Congrats on the 4 years and fun giveaway!! LOL if I could eat one dessert for the rest of my life it would be strawberry cheesecake!! I LOVE strawberries and cheesecake, so put the both together!! 🙂 xx

  • Erin G on said:

    Happy blog birthday!! That's a tough question as far as dessert… I'm going to be super unoriginal and go with ice cream. mmMMmm home made is the best!!

  • Christina Main on said:

    Sheet Cake! I'm talking, cheap-o, grocery store made, blocks of cake!

  • greenberrystreet on said:

    Wow–I have a big sweet tooth, so I don't know if I can choose! Ice cream is a big possibility, or anything with caramel, dark chocolate, or raspberries. I seem to be a big fan of frosted sugar cookies lately, too!

  • Denise on said:

    I love you blog. You're so talented.

  • shannonmarie on said:

    I never get tired of chocolate for dessert. At the moment, raw vegan ginger saffron truffles are my fave. Happy birthday to your blog! My birthday is this month, too.

  • laurajacobson on said:

    Oh Carrot Cake for me! YUM

  • Kaylin on said:

    Cute! A lot easier to tote around thank the old model

  • Kathy t on said:

    What a great camera I would love to win . Would make project life so easy 🙂

  • Anni on said:

    Crème brûlée!!!! <3

  • Valerie on said:

    I know it's not technically a dessert but I could NOT live without cereal. I love it so much. And you can always make a case that Lucky Charms is like dessert.

  • nan on said:

    It would have to be salted caramel with a little chocolate thrown in for good measure!

  • Anastasia P. on said:

    Happy birthday!!! Congratulations! And best wishes 🙂

  • Jessica on said:

    Brownies with Peanut Butter and Whipped Cream. 🙂

  • Jenna W. on said:

    If I could only eat one dessert for the rest of my life I would pick Banana Pudding! With The Whipped cream topping of course! YUM!

  • sbec on said:

    omg, cake.

  • Shelly on said:

    Cheesecake, then i could have a ton of different flavors!

  • Sharnice on said:

    If I could only eat one type of dessert for the rest of my life it would be ice cream.

  • Sharnice on said:

    Happy Birthday to the blog and thanks for doing this giveaway. 🙂

  • Chelsea on said:

    Happy blog-i-versary! I'd eat cookie dough oreos– YUM!

  • shanndias on said:

    Happy birthday blog! FROZEN YOGURT YUMMMY

  • Lisa on said:

    I would LOVE to win!
    Oh pretzels & chocolate in many different forms 🙂

  • kelsey on said:

    one dessert for the rest of my life huh? … under cooked brownies with extra chocolate chunks!

  • Shanna on said:

    Chocolate chip cookies!

  • karriesmith on said:

    strawberry cheesecake

  • Elle on said:

    Easy – ice cream. I could eat that all day every day forever.

  • Chrystina on said:

    Best question ever. Cookies. Definitely cookies. Specifically my mom's peanut butter chocolate chip rice krispy cookies. So flipping delicious.

  • trenda t on said:

    Cheesecake for sure!

  • Raylina on said:

    Congrats 🙂

  • Jamie on said:

    Cake. With so many different types, I think I could live of them entirely for all eternity.

  • Laura on said:

    Caramel cheese cake. All. Day. Long. Mmmmm. 🙂

  • Carrie on said:

    I don't know if I can commit to only 1 type of dessert…. but I'm going to go with pie.

    And now I want pie.

  • Ellen McKenna on said:

    Happy birthday! My family could live on a dessert we call "Best Bars." They have a shortbread bottom, peach & raspberry preserves spread on top, more shortbread sprinkled on that, plus sliced almonds and dusted powdered sugar on top of that. We can't stop eating them!

  • Katy on said:

    Sugar cookies!

  • Jaclyn Reynolds on said:

    Frozen yogurt w/ mini caramel cups on top!

  • Tiffany on said:

    (forgot to respond to question) apple pie 😀

  • tiffany on said:


  • Kristen on said:

    Strawberry shortcake

  • Kristi on said:

    Congratulations on 4 years! You've done some impressive work. Keep it up!

  • Julie on said:

    Happy birthday! (A little late 🙂 ). That is amazing to see bloggers like you still blogging after all that time and being so successful. Your blog is very inspiring and it was great to meet you at the last Portland Bloggers event!
    So without a doubt the dessert I could eat every single day is… chocolate cake!! I have a secret French recipe that everybody is crazy about 🙂

  • Kristen on said:

    Ugh, hard question!! Right now my pregnant cravings make me want to say jelly belly jelly beans, but normally I would pick dark chocolate.

  • Amanda on said:

    ALL the Cannoli <3

  • Jenna D on said:

    I could eat vegan brownies forever!

  • Mary Happymommy on said:

    I would eat carrot cake.

  • Megan Lane on said:

    oh man, that is way too hard. but right away i thought of carrot cake. yumm.

  • Chelsea on said:

    Homemade gelato! Kinda sneaky since you can mix up the flavors but hey, it's still gelato every day! Win!!! Happy birthday!

  • umacollections on said:

    Happy Birthday mama! Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

  • Nicole on said:

    Cookies. So versatile.

  • Tabathia B on said:

    sweet potato pudding.

  • Kindra R. on said:

    I'd eat chocolate ANYTHING for the rest of my life and probably the next. Great Giveaway, thanks for the chance.

  • Jessica To on said:

    I would probably eat chocolate cake!

  • trista on said:

    cheesecake for LIFE hahaha

  • Melanie on said:

    Cherry covered ice cream cone from DQ!

  • Kimberly on said:

    Happy Blog Birthday! I love following your blog. If I had to commit to one desert for the rest of my life it would Peanut Butter Pie. I love Peanut Butter Pie!

  • Michele on said:

    I would eat Parisian Raspberry Tarts over and over and over again!

  • Lindsay on said:

    Happy Blog Birthday! Thanks for the fantastic giveaway! One dessert…so hard! But it would be cookies….I leave that open to ALL cookies! =)

  • Vero Et on said:

    carrot cake cheese cake. It's amazing. Thanks for the opp

  • Annette on said:

    One dessert for the rest of my life?! That's easy – creme brulee!

  • Sarah Hall on said:

    I would eat hot fudge sundaes. I really love them. Happy Blog Birthday!

  • Brittany Koelmel on said:

    Chocolate chip cookies. hehe:)

  • grace on said:

    happy birthday!!!

  • boogaj on said:

    Happy Blog Birthday! And it's chocolate — definitely chocolate!

  • tcarolinep on said:

    Dark chocolate pecan brownies .

  • Amy Cluck-McAlister on said:

    Happy blog birthday! I am a sucker for instant cameras but I also love my Instagram. This camera is genius!

  • Adrieanna on said:

    congrats on the blog!……carrot cake fer sure!

  • Erika R on said:

    Happy blog birthday! Only one dessert for the rest of my life? Ah! Well, there is a local dessert cafe here in Utah called The Chocolate. I think if I could always be guaranteed a slice of The Husband cake for the rest of my life I'd be pretty happy!

  • Kari on said:

    That's a tough one! I would probably choose something chocolate like brownies or chocolate chip cookies.

  • Jessica H. on said:

    Tiramisu. It will always be my favorite dessert!

  • Erin on said:

    Homemade ice cream!

  • Mieke on said:

    And congratulations, of course. I looove your blog, It's quite an inspiration when I'm blocked during brainstorm sessions. Keep up the great posts!

  • Mieke on said:

    Crème Brulée! And cheese. Every time of the day is a good time for cheese! 😀

  • Karen on said:

    Crme brûlée for sure!

  • Liz on said:

    Banana Cream Pie! Thank you x

  • Emily on said:

    Oh man, if I could eat one dessert for the rest of my life, it would have to be Frozen Yogurt! It's sooooooooo delicious!

  • Meg Moen on said:

    Thrifty's chocolate malted crunch ice cream from Rite Aid. I gained 70 lbs during my pregnancies eating that for breakfast, lunch and dinner. LOL!

  • poodlegoose on said:


  • Brittany on said:

    Chocolate Chip Cookies for life!!!!

  • ida on said:

    Congrats on 4 years!

  • erin on said:

    homemade brownies, yum! happy blogoversary!

  • Julie on said:

    Congrats!! And probably chocolate chip cookies

  • Nancy Pastewski on said:

    If I had to eat one type of dessert forever, it'd be chocolate!

  • Joni on said:

    Happy blogiversary! I would definitely east strawberry shortcake every day. No problem!

  • erinkathleen on said:

    Easy…my mom's carrot cake. That's what she makes me every year for my birthday! She'd even express mail me a cake when I was in college (I was a big hit in the dorms!).

    Happy birthday to the blog, and thanks for the giveaway!

  • leslie on said:

    this is the cutest thing ever!

    happy birthday blog!

  • audiesalchemy on said:

    Happy 4th Birthday!! And thank you for hosting this give-away to celebrate!

  • Angela on said:

    Pie and Ice Cream!

  • Abi on said:

    If could eat any dessert- it'd be strudel muffins 🙂
    Great little camera.

  • mona on said:

    Vanilla cupcakes

  • Emily on said:

    Chocolate chip cookies!!

  • Melissa F. on said:

    happy blog bday!

  • Kim on said:

    This is SO hard….I am thinking ice cream???

  • Donna Flávia on said:


  • lbcole on said:

    If I could only eat one dessert for the rest of my life it would be Dairy Queen blizzards!

  • Stasi on said:

    Happy Birthday! can I just say Pie and leave my options open? If i HAD to choose i'd pick Cherry. with whipped topping.

  • jessica on said:

    Def cheesecake! Yum!

  • knunez313 on said:

    Warm chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream! 🙂

  • Mae Clark on said:

    Oh boy…if I could only eat one dessert it would probably have to be gelato. If that's too general, pistachio gelato (with espresso over it)!

  • Kiani on said:

    Cinnamon rolls!!! They just never get old!

  • Tracey on said:

    Happy blog birthday! If I had to commit to one dessert forever, it would be brownies. For sure.

  • Aika on said:

    CHOCOLATE! Specifically cookies and cream ice cream cake because I feel like it has everything on it (:

  • Aika on said:

    Congratulations! <3

  • mamacherry on said:

    P.S. Congrats on 4 years and the wonderful success of The Paper Mama blog! And thanks for this awesome giveaway!

  • mamacherry on said:

    cheesecake for sure!

  • Kerrie on said:

    What a kawinky-dink! Today is my blog's birthday too. Except mine is just a baby. One year old. Good luck in Year Five Chelsey!

  • Lindsay on said:


  • ashley on said:

    I think I'm supposed to answer the dessert question from the rafflecopter form as a comment? I hope so or else I'm going to sound crazy posting this. Hahaha I would choose mud pie! My mom used to make that for my birthday every year since I don't like cake. Doesn't get much better than ice cream, oreo crust and fudge!

  • Carla on said:

    Congrats on 4 years of awesome!

    • Carla on said:

      Darn iPad, I would choose blackberry pie!

  • lesley on said:

    definitely cheesecake!!!

  • Shelby Anderson on said:

    If I could only eat one type of dessert for the rest of my life it would absolutely have to be cheesecake!

  • Shelby Anderson on said:

    I've been looking for a polaroid camera to take quick pics of my little one!

  • Ginny on said:


  • Tracye on said:

    I would eaaaattttt…ice cream. OR cheesecake. OR ice cream flavored cheesecake 🙂

  • Jen on said:

    Happy Birthday Paper Mama!
    ((crossing my fingers to win the super cool polaroid!)

  • Mandy on said:

    Ice cream is my favorite! 🙂 Congrats on 4 years!

  • Amy on said:

    Happy Blogiversary! 🙂

  • Melissa on said:

    Cookies and cream ice cream hands down is my favorite dessert ever. I don't get it too much though — have to practice self control! 🙁
    Happy blog birthday!

  • Kristin on said:


  • Shy on said:

    Either super flour-y chocolate chip cookies and milk or white chocolate raspberry cheesecake….mmmm

  • Joan on said:

    Happy Birthday!

  • Lauren on said:

    Thanks for the fun giveaway, and happy blog birthday!

    If I could eat only one dessert for the rest of my life, it would most certainly be ice cream!

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