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Dating + Valentine’s Day, Giveaways + Promotions

Romantic Apple Rose Tarts and a $1000 Valentine’s Day Giveaway

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In celebration of the most romantic time of the year, we kick off our Valentine’s Day LOVE BITES collection with a truly romantic treat – Mini Apple Rose Tarts. When this beautiful dessert comes out of the oven, I promise your heart will burst with love.  Check out our latest video to see just how easy this recipe really is:


Click HERE for the Recipe

And now – About that Giveaway….

Seduction Meals has teamed up with twelve amazing bloggers for a Valentine’s Day Group Giveaway where you can enter for a chance to win a $1000 Gift Card from Amazon.  One thousand dollars! Oh, let me count the ways I would spend that. And who doesn’t LOVE to shop – especially when someone hand’s you $1000 and says “have fun”.  If you’re feeling lucky – let’s get started. 

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Click on any of the arrows in the chart below to “visit, comment, follow or join” a blogger and you’ll be entered in the give away – its that easy! The more entries you make the more chances you have to win – so make as many entries as you can. For example – if you follow any of the bloggers below on their (1) Instagram, (2) Facebook, (3) Twitter, (4) Pinterest and (5) subscribe to their email list … your name will be entered into the contest 5 times. Follow all of the bloggers below and you’ll have 65 entries. Good Luck my friends!

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Give-Away Rules: The Valentine’s Day $1000 Amazon Giveaway runs from February 2, 2016 – February 16, 2016. You must be 18 to win and a resident of the US.  A Winner will be randomly chosen using Rafflecopter. Rafflecopter partners with to choose the winning entrant. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law.



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  1. laura g February 4, 2016 at 7:50 pm -  Reply

    I would spend it on my husband and our home. If there’s anything left over, maybe a little something for myself too.

  2. nosogirl February 5, 2016 at 11:38 am -  Reply

    I would save it and use it to buy Christmas presents for my family.

  3. gretchen luper February 5, 2016 at 11:43 am -  Reply

    I would use it to acquire something i’ve needed for a long time.

  4. Lisa Williams February 5, 2016 at 11:54 am -  Reply

    I would get some type of dirt bike gear for my husband,he lives for this hobby! and I would get a birthday gift for my daughter who has a February birthday.

  5. Shayna February 5, 2016 at 12:04 pm -  Reply


  6. Tatyanna F. February 5, 2016 at 12:04 pm -  Reply

    I would purchase my mom and brother late birthday presents.

    I would help my grandma with her expenses because shes helped me and helped me recover from surgery

    I would get makeup and look flawless! I have a list Ive been wanting but could never afford with bills piling.

    Or I would get another card and use it somehow to add to my savings for a car for me and my family. We are about 1k away from having enough for a payment

    Thats all.

  7. Jo R. February 5, 2016 at 12:50 pm -  Reply

    I would love to treat my beautiful boyfriend, Gerard with this prize!!! He is so worth it.

  8. Amanda Morris February 5, 2016 at 12:54 pm -  Reply

    I would probably get a few biblical coloring books and more gel pens . I think i might also suprise a friend with something he has been wanting . :)

  9. john gibson February 5, 2016 at 3:04 pm -  Reply

    I would buy something for my wife. . . and fix her some of these delicious looking apple rose tarts!

  10. Mike Leonard February 5, 2016 at 4:48 pm -  Reply

    I would take the money and buy some tickets to Disney to take my wife, new baby boy, and 2 year old daughter to have some fun. 4 Tickets 2 Day Hopper Disneyland Anaheim Los Angeles Resort Ticket Value $900

  11. Miles Imhoff February 5, 2016 at 5:11 pm -  Reply

    I might put it towards food. I know it doesn’t sound very thrilling, but hey, it’s practical. :)

    Could you imagine how much tuna I’d be able to buy off Amazon with a gift card of that magnitude? Mmm… tuna fish sandwiches…

    God bless,

  12. David H. February 5, 2016 at 7:19 pm -  Reply

    I would use it for movies and to get my mother something for her birthday.

  13. susan mongeau February 5, 2016 at 11:10 pm -  Reply

    I would be able to afford some much needed time away for my husband and I.

  14. greentopiaries February 6, 2016 at 4:47 am -  Reply

    I would love to use it to buy a new computer because mine is currently overheating majorly and the hard drive is dying. THank you for the chance! :)

  15. Kiera M. February 7, 2016 at 8:14 pm -  Reply

    I would buy my whole wishlist

  16. Kaitlyn Frehner February 9, 2016 at 4:11 pm -  Reply

    I would love to get some nursery essentials for my first baby (girl!) who is due in June. I’m going to have to make those rose tarts for my husband on Sunday!

    • Terry Dagrosa February 9, 2016 at 4:28 pm -  Reply

      Good Luck! And please let us know how you both like the apple rose tarts – we LOVE them!

  17. Laura W February 9, 2016 at 4:36 pm -  Reply

    I would save it and use it for Christmas presents.

  18. February 9, 2016 at 5:36 pm -  Reply

    I would use the card for kitchen supplies, my sons third birthday and standing behind me my hubby says boxers, lol.. He needs boxers.. I will probally save some for the months to come if things are needed or if money is low.

  19. MelodyJ February 9, 2016 at 6:57 pm -  Reply

    I would buy so many books.

  20. Linda Kish February 9, 2016 at 8:36 pm -  Reply

    I would get some things on my wish list then work on my son’s and my DIL’s wish list a bit, too.

  21. Lynn Putnam February 9, 2016 at 9:44 pm -  Reply

    I would first purchase needed household items, anything left would be spent on something fun for my family….game, movies…

  22. Kumar February 10, 2016 at 2:05 am -  Reply

    I will buy myself a raspberry pi and a display , some chocolates for my gf and donate the rest to a good organization

  23. Diana Smith Hill February 10, 2016 at 5:09 am -  Reply

    I would have to put it towards a car for us. We need one badly… it’s getting impossible on public transit anymore with a disabled husband and all the shopping, medical trips, medicine pick ups etc. Not to mention we cannot get out of town.

  24. Gloria Walshver February 10, 2016 at 6:27 am -  Reply

    First I would buy myself a IPad
    then books.

  25. shawanda davis February 10, 2016 at 6:46 am -  Reply

    I would buy gifts for my family since I could not do it for Christmas

  26. Kimberly S February 10, 2016 at 6:56 am -  Reply

    I would give the money to my mother to do with as she pleases. I have MS and need some help with some things. She helps me in every way she can. Never complains, is always patient and always puts me first. This would be a little something she could use for just herself.

  27. Janice Dean February 10, 2016 at 7:01 am -  Reply

    I would pay some bills with it! Thanks for the chance!

  28. Tabitha S February 10, 2016 at 10:42 am -  Reply

    I would use it to help get the things we need for moving into a new house. Either that or to get some birthday presents for myself, husband and daughter who’s gift this year is moving

  29. gina blades February 10, 2016 at 11:02 am -  Reply

    I’d buy a Step2 Clubhouse Climber for my backyard and my mom’s. Each one runs from $500-600.

  30. Janel February 10, 2016 at 11:41 am -  Reply

    I would use $500 on myself to get something for my birthday, and then the other half I’d use on my getting my daughter some things she wants/needs. :)

  31. Nathan Parker February 10, 2016 at 12:07 pm -  Reply

    I work at an amazon warehouse so I’d bring a notebook and write down anything I wanted then go home and buy it

  32. Natalie February 10, 2016 at 1:23 pm -  Reply

    I would use the money to buy my mom a nice birthday present, and then use the rest to put towards an elliptical machine.

  33. Kathleen Sturgis February 10, 2016 at 1:41 pm -  Reply

    Those apple roses are beautiful!

    • Terry Dagrosa February 10, 2016 at 2:17 pm -  Reply

      Thank you Kathleen – and they taste sooooo good! Let us know if you make them.

  34. Erica Beaver February 10, 2016 at 2:05 pm -  Reply

    I would love to get a new clothes and shoes for the spring to come.

  35. Ashleigh Swope February 10, 2016 at 2:13 pm -  Reply

    I would spend it on my family and I, we love Amazon because we can find everything we need at great prices, and it’s very convenient to have everything shipped to me. I would really love to win, we’ve been down on our luck lately and need to replace some appliances in our house.

  36. coach February 10, 2016 at 2:18 pm -  Reply

    Gifts for 3 grand kids

  37. Mesha Beaubrun February 10, 2016 at 5:24 pm -  Reply

    I would use the Giftcard to buy gifts and food for the homeless

  38. sherry butcher February 10, 2016 at 5:37 pm -  Reply

    If I won I’d spend the money on a new gas stove and have it installed. Thanks for sharing.

  39. Echota Keller February 10, 2016 at 7:28 pm -  Reply

    I might get a little something for me, but mostly I would shower my loved ones with gifts.

  40. Tara L February 10, 2016 at 7:48 pm -  Reply

    I’d love to get my son a Swagway Hover board he has been asking one for his birthday which is march 27th then I’d buy some camping gear we are going camping this summer for vacation.

  41. Danielle February 10, 2016 at 8:33 pm -  Reply

    I would clear out my wish list. Definitely.

  42. scott smith February 10, 2016 at 10:05 pm -  Reply

    $1000.00 would be great i dig on shopping on amazon, to much fun.

  43. Agnes Sanchez February 10, 2016 at 11:26 pm -  Reply

    Yes I would buy from my wish list and buy my new home kitchen appliances I so need.

  44. Jeanna Massman February 10, 2016 at 11:35 pm -  Reply

    I would probably spend most of it on my grandson and the rest of my family.

  45. Simon February 11, 2016 at 4:58 am -  Reply

    Well i would buy some camera drone to capture amazing landscape photos covered with snow 😉

  46. Traci U February 11, 2016 at 5:42 am -  Reply

    I would use it to get things that we need around the house & then use the rest of it to get birthday & Christmas gifts for my family.

  47. Jen S. February 11, 2016 at 9:08 am -  Reply

    I would use a chunk of it for Christmas gifts (my resolution was to have all of my gifts purchased and wrapped by Thanksgiving) and part of it would go toward a trip to visit my family across the country.

  48. Cindy Rosborough February 11, 2016 at 10:04 am -  Reply

    $1000!! Think of all the things one could do with that!!

  49. Helen Wawrejko February 11, 2016 at 2:39 pm -  Reply

    Books, electronics, lots of stuff!

  50. rhonda February 11, 2016 at 3:15 pm -  Reply

    I would use it for Birthday gifts and probably goodies for me!

  51. Tina Taylor February 11, 2016 at 3:53 pm -  Reply

    I would buy my wicker couch

  52. Min K February 11, 2016 at 4:42 pm -  Reply

    The money would go to the bank while I consider what to do with it.

  53. Gwen Hawes February 11, 2016 at 8:18 pm -  Reply

    I’d buy an iPhone 6 Plus!

  54. Alicia Hewitt February 11, 2016 at 8:58 pm -  Reply

    I would pay off debt!!

  55. JJJ February 11, 2016 at 9:02 pm -  Reply

    Roll in it naked.

  56. Chum February 11, 2016 at 9:41 pm -  Reply

    i would use it for a trip that i’m planning with my beau :)

  57. janet aycock February 11, 2016 at 11:00 pm -  Reply

    i would pay some bills

  58. Deborah Caudill February 11, 2016 at 11:16 pm -  Reply

    First, I would buy a new refrigerator since it is barely working. Then I would buy a new stove because the oven doesn’t work at all and only $ burners on top of the stove work. Then I would make some repairs to our house with anything left over. Thanks for such a fabulous and generous giveaway!

  59. cole February 12, 2016 at 3:21 am -  Reply

    that money would help me with a house deposit!

  60. Jennifer Hiles February 12, 2016 at 9:08 am -  Reply

    I can’t help but shower my daughter with gifts whenever I can. She’s just so darn sweet! I’m sure I would get myself something nice too. Maybe something for my new place (whenvever I find it!).

  61. Beppe DM February 12, 2016 at 9:14 am -  Reply

    I would use it to buy gifts for my wife and me! 😉

  62. Mike Justice February 12, 2016 at 11:28 am -  Reply


  63. Myra Ball February 12, 2016 at 12:26 pm -  Reply

    I would spend it on family birthdays and occasions when. I have 5 kids and by March I’ll have 4 grandkids.My youngest 2 kids are twin 9 yr old boys and they dream Amazon at times. Lol. I wish I could give my 3 youngest kids a few of their wishlist items from Amazon. They are great kids with a divorced Mom.

  64. Heather Dippold February 12, 2016 at 1:38 pm -  Reply

    I would pay off a couple of credit cards. Being that I have no income coming in and a baby due in 3 months, I could desperately use this money. Thanks for the chance!

  65. Jeffrey February 12, 2016 at 5:15 pm -  Reply

    I would spend it myself, most likely on groceries.

  66. Barbara Adams February 12, 2016 at 8:17 pm -  Reply

    I would use the asset to re-establish my west coast household…I’m not cut out for below zero weather!

  67. Tom Svinarich February 13, 2016 at 1:05 pm -  Reply

    buy a new tv

  68. Shelton Rogerson February 13, 2016 at 1:17 pm -  Reply

    For once in my life, I’d like to spoil my momma with gifts!! She deserves it!

  69. Deborah Stinson February 13, 2016 at 1:21 pm -  Reply

    I would most likely spend most of it on my granddaughter and daughter as they are the joy of my life. I might buy some craft supplies too!

  70. Robin Abrams February 13, 2016 at 1:28 pm -  Reply

    If I am lucky enough to win I would use it towards a safer car then we have, We drive our grandkids around and I am so afraid in the old car we have now.

  71. thepittsmn February 13, 2016 at 1:40 pm -  Reply

    I could use it to buy a better lap top computer.

  72. Tonya Tipton February 13, 2016 at 1:45 pm -  Reply

    I would use the $1,000 Amazon Gift Card to buy a new flat screen tv and I also would buy my husband a new tool set.

  73. Kim Tofil February 13, 2016 at 1:49 pm -  Reply

    I would use it on my wish list and also other items that I have been looking to buy.

  74. Rust February 13, 2016 at 1:56 pm -  Reply

    I would use it to pay off some of my daughter’s medical bills.

  75. connie danielson February 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm -  Reply

    I would save it for my moving costs when I find a new apartment . Thanks for this awesome giveaway! connie danielson

  76. Lyz S February 13, 2016 at 2:03 pm -  Reply

    If I won, I would use the gift card for furniture and things like that for our apartment.

  77. Cindy Merrill February 13, 2016 at 2:12 pm -  Reply

    I would pay off Christmas bills and then buy extra groceries if I win.

  78. Kim Cowgar February 13, 2016 at 2:24 pm -  Reply

    I would buy a new lap top, a new prismacolor colored pencils set and let my son use the rest

  79. Richard Martin February 13, 2016 at 2:32 pm -  Reply

    What a awesome giveaway. Right now I’m single. So I would spend it on the only person who has shown me unconditional love, My MOM, who is my hero and idol :).

  80. Sue Mullaney February 13, 2016 at 2:58 pm -  Reply

    I would buy a smartphone for myself as I don’t have one; I’d also buy something from the Amazon Wish List for the cat shelter I volunteer at. Thanks for having this giveaway!

  81. Bev Kangas February 13, 2016 at 3:21 pm -  Reply

    I would get a lot of things off my wish list, but then save what I could for presents for other people.

  82. Pam H. February 13, 2016 at 3:30 pm -  Reply

    I would spend a little on me and buy my loved ones gifts.

  83. Kalani February 13, 2016 at 3:50 pm -  Reply

    My husband’s b-day is next month. I’d shower him with presents & get my boys their baseball equipment too!

  84. Seyma Shabbir February 13, 2016 at 4:24 pm -  Reply

    I would save some of it for a summer family vacation and for clothes and shoes for my sons.

  85. Jolene S February 13, 2016 at 6:15 pm -  Reply

    I’d get a real live TV…ours is 26″!

  86. Krystal Waters February 13, 2016 at 6:40 pm -  Reply

    I would love to win this and just have fun shopping for things for the house, like new pots and pans, towels and maybe a new TV stand.

  87. Melissa Boyd February 13, 2016 at 9:31 pm -  Reply

    If I win I would love to be able to pay some bills but want to buy stuff for my three boys too.

  88. Kim Reid February 13, 2016 at 10:33 pm -  Reply

    I spend it on my wishlist of mostly books, thanks!

  89. sharon shafran February 13, 2016 at 11:11 pm -  Reply

    i would spend in on my grandchildren they are wonderful

  90. Eugenia Wright February 13, 2016 at 11:22 pm -  Reply

    Take an on-line marketing course so that I can sell some of the jewelry I make. Buy jewelry supplies and a couple of tools. Purchase tire and wheel alignment. Finally a much needed and desired couch since we haven’t had one for over a year now.

  91. Sharyonda February 13, 2016 at 11:38 pm -  Reply

    There are so many things I can think of, but I wouls start with an air conditioner/ heater portable unit and end with some electronic item – 📺.

  92. Dawn Monzu February 14, 2016 at 1:22 pm -  Reply

    Omg…I would do so much with this money! I would pay some of my car insurance, get some groceries, and definitely buy my son, daughter and granddaughter something!! If there would be anything left…I would buy myself something nice. God bless everyone!

  93. Devin J. February 14, 2016 at 1:29 pm -  Reply

    I’m sure I’d buy a bunch of Blu-rays we’ve been wanting on Amazon and then maybe buy a new lens for our camera.

  94. Darlene Carbajal February 14, 2016 at 2:46 pm -  Reply

    I would do some shopping. I definitely need new wardrobe! 😀

  95. Katara Harper February 14, 2016 at 4:22 pm -  Reply

    I would buy form my wish list and also get gifts for my daughter since her birthday is coming up

  96. Cori Westphal February 14, 2016 at 7:02 pm -  Reply

    I’ve been saving up for new hardware for my kitchen. This would get me everything I want!

    coriwestphal at gmail dot com

  97. Lisa Walker February 14, 2016 at 7:22 pm -  Reply

    I would buy a gift for each of my kids!

  98. Kayci S. February 14, 2016 at 8:15 pm -  Reply

    I would use the money to buy my hubby and I some new clothes and probably some stuff for around the home. We could use a humidifier and a food processor.

  99. Erinn S February 14, 2016 at 10:00 pm -  Reply

    I have a son heading to College in the fall and his Dorm will need stuff so I imagine it will go to him

  100. Lisa L. February 14, 2016 at 10:38 pm -  Reply

    A blessing to supplement my not large enough income. my windshield has a chip, 100 bucks deductible on insurance.

  101. krysti sumpter February 15, 2016 at 6:51 am -  Reply

    thnks so much for the chance!

  102. Harri February 15, 2016 at 11:42 am -  Reply

    Things for the house & my kiddo

  103. Ken Sheppard February 15, 2016 at 11:49 am -  Reply

    I’d finally be able to get a big screen smart TV!

  104. Darlene O’Brien February 15, 2016 at 4:22 pm -  Reply

    I want to go to Honduras to help displaced citizens obtain new residences

  105. Christine M February 15, 2016 at 5:18 pm -  Reply

    I’d put the amount toward a new computer since mine is getting glitchy!

  106. Kat February 15, 2016 at 5:32 pm -  Reply

    I would use the gift card to buy books and dorm room furnishings for my daughter who will be a freshman at Michigan State in the fall.

  107. Jerry Marquardt February 15, 2016 at 7:15 pm -  Reply

    I am currently remodeling my whole house, so this prize would help out with the renovations.

  108. Linda Bradshaw February 15, 2016 at 7:49 pm -  Reply

    I would get a dehydrator for myself and give the kids 200 a piece to get what they want or need. Thanks for the chance.

  109. Brandon Sparks February 15, 2016 at 8:25 pm -  Reply

    If I was to win this I would buy my kids all new cloths and shoes. Would be such a God Sent..

  110. David Smith February 15, 2016 at 9:44 pm -  Reply

    I would keep most of it for paying bills and also buy my fiance a nice present. I am not sure what she would want, so I would just have to listen to her and see what she says without letting her know that I am going to buy her something.

  111. Andrea Farley February 15, 2016 at 11:50 pm -  Reply

    I’d definitely use it for clothes and shoes for my 6 kids!!

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