Merry Local: Pierogi Ornament Giveaway

Our second holiday giveaway is for all you yinzers out there, or just people that really like pierogis, who want to add this adorable pierogi crocheted ornament to your tree.

Realistic in size and complete with a smile on it’s face, this pierogi ornament is the perfect gift for your pierogi lovin’ friends or Pittsburgher in your life.

Made in Pittsburgh by Alicia Kachmar, the pierogi ornament will be a great Pittsburgh addition to your tree.

Kachmar is a crafter, baker, family cook, traveler, photographer and more who chronicles her adventures on her blog, Create! She has also published a book, Witch Craft, which features homemade and DIY craft ideas for the Halloween season.


To enter to win: Please write a comment on this post that includes your name and your favorite local blog. And to double up on your chances to win, post a comment and tweet us at @bloglocally with a link to this post with the hashtag #merrylocal on Twitter.

Please enter by noon EST on Wednesday, December 14th!

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  • Ron Obringer

    that’s the best ornament I have seen in years. CLASSIC pittsburgh!

  • Liz Stablein

    Liz. Good local blog in Syracuse —

  • Sean

    The ornament is right there with the Pirates’ racing pierogis! I’m biased, but I think I have a pretty good blog.

  • Janet Bowman

    It’s so cute! My tree wants one!
    Merry Christmas

  • Angela Taylor

    Wonderful tree ornament! Nothing better than pierogies and the holidays!

  • Susan Braden

    So cute! Is it wrong that this ornamnet makes me hungry???

    • Susan Braden


  • Lexi

    Merry Christmas! Love the ornament and I like “That’s Church”.

  • Aire

    This warms my polish soul!!!

    My fave local blog:

    Happy Holidays!

  • Joshua Ryan

    I am Polish and I cherish my pierogis 🙂
    I love this ornament! Would be cute on my tree.

    I also tweeted!!/JoshuaRyan_/status/145237138882039808


  • Iris

    Adorable! I remember eating these at a friend’s house before. I don’t really have a favorite blog, but I’d still love to be entered (:

  • Sara

    I love this! I just moved to Pittsburgh in August, and would love to be able to put this ornament on our first PGH Xmas tree!

    As for a local blog, I’ve been enjoying reading

  • April Ragland

    Love it. Perfect addition to any Pittsburher’s tree.

  • sherry pasquarello

    too too cute!

  • Melissa

    My go-to local blog is:

  • Julie

    Love the ornament!
    My favorite Pittsburgh blog is That’s Church!

  • Caraline Cody

    Love the pierogi ornament! Need it on my tree!

    My favorite local blog is this fantastic cooking site! Check it out!!!

  • Becca

    Such a cute ornament! My favorite local blog is

  • Becca

    And I tweeted it! @beckm82

  • jen a

    I love pierogies! My favorite local blog to Pittsburgh is That’s Church .

  • Renee

    My favorite local blog is That’s Church as well!

  • april sikorski

    I love this pierogie, and I love pittsburgh. Unfortunately, Pittsburgh doesn’t have a hollaback site yet, so I will post the NYC blog (local to me and my new life in Brooklyn):

    • Lindsay

      April – Thanks for the heads up on Halloback! I had not seen that site yet. Great example of blogging changing the story.
      Please share any other NYC and Brooklyn blogs you find useful.

  • Kerry Ann

    Gotta love, and a shout out to the late great Mondesi’s house!

  • John

    Pittsburgh Blog that’s up to date and fun to read. Burgh Living

  • Maria
  • Christen

    I love That’s Church ( and Mike Eats (

    And that pierogie ornament is so freakin adorable.

  • Andrea Filak

    I love me some pierogies…or Thai dumplings very soon, stay tuned

  • Loren Kurpiewski

    I love reading!

  • Andrea Francis

    I love making & eating them. Love to see the joy in my family’s faces when they eat them !

  • http://DaveRamsey Sue Goodman

    I’d love to win this pierogi. My grandson consumes dozens of pierogies each week and this would be a great Christmas gift for him!!!

  • Beth

    So cute. Would be a perfect gift for my pierogi loving brother in law.
    A very merry to you and yours.

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  • Sam

    I make pierogi from scratch most holidays and I won’t get to this year because I’m moving from Pittsburgh to California. I do love iheartpgh

  • Jessica

    This little guy is so cute! I miss pierogis and don’t find them as often in southern Illinois. I still like to keep track of my hometown by reading !

  • Kerri

    LOVE that little pierogi! I also love

  • Brian Richards

    These are terrific. I think I saw them at Wild Card in Lawrenceville.

    Here’s my favorite blog: First Comes Health

  • Dawn

    Best ornament EVER!

    Favorite Pittsburgh blog:

  • Susan P

    Makes me miss my hometown!

  • Alex

    If i had a bowlful of those ornaments, I’d recruit each of these commenters to take a freshly cooked bowlful of real pierogies this holiday season to the person on their list most in need of and least likely to receive said bowlful, as a holiday geature.

    My fav pgh blog is the personal blog of a pgh filmmaker:


  • Katie

    Oh my gosh I love this ornament! It’s SO cute! 🙂
    My fav local blog:


  • Molly

    Congrats to Christen Ringling on winning the pierogi ornament! Thanks to everyone who participated! Please consider entering our ugly christmas sweater ornament giveaway before tomorrow afternoon as well!