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Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth

Christmas day is here, the most wonderful day of the year! The halls are all decked and I’m feeling jolly because I’ve been looking forward to this day for so long. The whole family is on their way to Alexan Auburn Lakes luxury apartments and we’re going to have a day full of fun, food and festivities.

The pork tenderloin has already been seasoned and is ready to pop in the oven later, but there will be plenty of pigging out during the day. I picked up tasty treats from bakeries around town to give my relatives a taste of Spring, Texas. Cookies, pastries, you name it, I bought it. There will be no going hungry here today.

If losing weight isn’t one of your upcoming resolutions, check out these local spots for some delicious desserts.

Heather's Peace of Cakes specializes in cupcakes in a wide variety of flavors. I picked up a variety of their winter flavors, Let it Snow Cocoa, Christmas Canoli and Holiday Egg Nog. My favorite flavor is the Strawberry Surprise, served on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Rao's Bakery is my local go to for king cakes. It’s not New Orleans but it’s pretty close. It’s expensive (but worth it) to have one shipped from Manny Randazzo's in Metairie. Tradition says whoever finds the baby buys the next king cake. I owe a few.

Last but not least, Michael's Cookie Jar is a hike but totally worth the drive. Their cookies are made from scratch and can be customized to your favorite flavors. The fudge ones are absolute perfection with a cold glass of milk.

So if you haven’t eaten enough this holiday season, check out these area bakeries. And remember, Alexan Auburn Lakes has a state-of-the-art athletic club so you can always burn off those calories later!

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ENTRY: No purchase necessary to enter or win. Contestants may enter “Share Your Olympus Auburn Lakes Story” (Contest) via the Olympus Auburn Lakes Community Facebook, Yelp, ApartmentRatings or Google pages by rating the company and leaving a review (Submission) about their time living at an Olympus Auburn Lakes Community. Limit one (1) entry per person. Subsequent entries will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted from 12am CT February 4 to 11:59pm CT February 22, 2019. 

ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States of America or District of Columbia (excluding residents of Puerto Rico), over the age of 18 as of their time of entry. To win, the contestant must be a current or past resident of an Olympus Property Company community. Employees of Olympus Property Company (along with its affiliates and subsidiaries) and their families are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law.

WINNER SELECTION: All Submissions will be reviewed by Olympus Property Company and a winner will be selected from the eligible contest submissions based on originality and creativity of the story entered.

PRIZES: One (1) winner will be awarded. Winner will receive a $250 Amazon gift card. Odds of winning the prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the contest period.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner will be notified within 6 days after the determination date which occurs on February 25. Winners must respond within 14 days after the date of notification in order to claim their prize. Inability to contact a winner may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

VERIFICATION OF WINNER: Potential winners may be required to sign and return to Olympus Property Company an Affidavit of Eligibility and a prize and/or publicity release.

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a. Participants hereby grant Olympus Property Company a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide license to broadcast, publish, store, reproduce, distribute, syndicate and otherwise use and exhibit the Submission (along with their names, voices, performance and/or likenesses) in all media now known and later come into being for purposes of trade or advertising without further compensation. Participants represent and warrant that they have full legal right, power and authority to grant Olympus Property the foregoing license and if applicable, have secured all necessary rights from any participants in, and contributors to, their Submission in order to grant such a license.
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CONDUCT: All contest participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Olympus Property Company in its sole discretion reserves the right to disqualify any person it finds to be tampering with the entry process, the operation of its website or is otherwise in violation of these rules.

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WINNER LIST: The name of the winner of the Contest may be obtained by emailing Alexandra Van Cleef Alexandra.VanCleef@olympusproperty.com within thirty (30) days following the conclusion of the applicable promotion.