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Your Feedback and a Giveaway

Giveaway | 6 comments

Hi Friends -

Blogging is an amazing opportunity to get to know people all over the world. I’ve really enjoyed getting to know you, and I hope through this reader survey that I can get to know you even better so that I can work to make your reading experience even better. Now that we’ve had over a week to get used to the new blog design, please let me know if there is anything that just doesn’t work for you.

THANK YOU!

And as a thanks for taking a few moments of your time with this survey, I’m offering 2 randomly selected winners¬† a gift card! Because I know I wouldn’t be where I am without all of you who read this blog every week and I so appreciate all your comments, emails, and support!

First Place: $50 to Williams-Sonoma or Cooking.com (winner’s choice)
Second Place: $25 to Pier 1 Imports, Target, or The Container Store (winner’s choice)

There is a question at the bottom of the survey for your name and email if you’d like to be entered in a chance to win one of the gift cards. No need to leave a comment and do all the extra things like Tweet and Facebook like you usually do on the giveaway posts. If you want to leave a comment on this post, you may – I always appreciate that. Only those who participate in the survey are eligible for the giveaway.

The survey will be open until September 16th, at 11:59 pm PST. I will randomly select the winners and notify you by email, so it is important to leave your email address in the last question on the survey form if you want to be considered. If I don’t get a response from the winner within 72 hours, I’ll choose another.

Disclosure: This is not a sponsored giveaway. All gift cards are provided by me and I will be using my Discover Card reward points to redeem them.

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Cumin-Lime Pork and Pineapple Quesasdillas

Grilled Meats, Grilling, Main Dish, Mexican, Pork, Summer Recipes | 11 comments

pork and pineapple quesadillas

It’s funny how we all usually view summer as grilling season, but it’s been way to hot here for me to enjoy grilling. I don’t know about you, but the thought of grilling a pork tenderloin with the sun beating down on me (plus the heat of the grill) isn’t exactly appealing. Spring is kind [...]

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Zucchini Cherry Muffins with Pecan Streusel Topping

Breakfast and Brunch, Muffins, Product Reviews | 11 comments

Cherry Zucchini Muffin Recipe

I’m a bit of a muffin junkie and so is Logan. Muffin recipes are usually a great way for me to get him to try something new, or to coax a little extra nutrition into him. When I saw that my new Cuisinart Elite 12 Cup Food Processor could make muffins, I knew that I [...]

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The Week in Review

Weekend Links | 7 comments

homemade fresh salsa

I’ve been eating this salsa all week. I can’t wait to share the recipe with you! It is addicting! I thought I’d share with you some of the things I’ve bookmarked this week. Good recipes. Cute things. Stuff that’s made me think. Just a glimpse of what’s been happening on my side of the computer [...]

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GrowCookEat – Garden Tour {Guest Post: bell’alimento}

Guest Posts, Uncategorized | 5 comments

squash

My name is Paula and I have a little food blog called bell’alimento. I think Katie’s Grow Cook Eat series is fantastic; I am so happy to share my little garden that could with you! I’ve always grown my own herbs because I use them in just about every meal I make but have never [...]

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August Freelance Round Up

Uncategorized | 5 comments

oven cooked bacon

This Berry Citrus Quinoa recipe is a great change of pace for breakfast during the summer. Using Fresh Basil adds so much flavor to recipes. It’s not just for Italian fare. Try it in Asian Cuisine. I’m growing three variety: Thai Basil, Sweet Basil, and what I suspect is Holy Basil but was mislabeled Thai [...]