Sunday, September 7, 2008

My First Major Award

Nancy of The Dogs Eat the Crumbs nominated me for this award! Thanks so much, Nancy... I {{heart}} your blog too!

The rules of the award are:
1. The winner can put the logo on their blog.
2. Link the person you received your award from.
3. Nominate at least 7-10 other blogs
4. Put links of those blogs on yours.
5. Leave a message on the blogs of those you’ve nominated.

There are so many sites I {{heart}} and subscribe to in my google reader. These are just a handful of the many talented and clever bloggers out there that I’d like to give a Major Award to.

Baking Obsession – I so aspire to be like Vera one day. Her photography is absolutely pitch perfect and the presentation is always so unique and unexpected.

Brown-Eyed Baker – Chelle has fabulous recipes and beautiful photography. I need to know her secret on how she stays so slim with all the baked goodies she whips up!

Chocolatechic – talks to you like you’re sitting across from her at the kitchen table. She blends her real-life day to day experiences with delightful recipes. I love that she shares pics of her family (and neighborhood!) with everyone.

Clumbsy Cookie – desserts and cookies with the occasional song lyric reference. What’s not to love?

Culinary in the Desert – Joe makes all manner of really good food from entrees to sides to (yes) dessert (with 2 “s”es). The pics of his blue-eyed pooch Gus will make your heart melt.

Dinners for a Year and Beyond – has recipes my kids might actually eat without a showdown. The fact that she also has a “No Thank You Boy” brings her even closer to my heart.

La Bella Cook – Bridgett has a great blend of sweet and savory recipes. I love her photography and the wide range of ingredients she uses.

Sticky Gooey Creamy Chewy – Susan is a class act all the way around. Not only does she have the most amazing recipes, she has a great sense of humor and knows her way around the kitchen with a camera. Her ├ęclair photos could go in a magazine.

The Cutting Edge of Ordinary – also named Lisa, she has great recipes and a wonderful wry sense of humor. Love the photos of her garden and food.

Vanilla Sugar – Dawn makes the most amazing looking desserts. Reading the actual recipes and looking at the great photography makes me want to jump up and start cooking (or eating).

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7 comments:

  1. Hi Lisa - Thank you for the award! I'm really not good about following up with MeMe's and the like, but I do appreciate it!

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  2. Awww thanks Lisa. I'd like to thank all the little people....oh sorry, lol. That was really sweet of you. You have a pretty terrific blog yourself! I just added ya to my blog roll. Thanks again!

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  3. Thank you Lisa, thank you! You're so sweet for thinking of me to pass your award! Congratulations on getting it as well!

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  4. Lisa, thank you so much! I'm deeply touched! And congratulations on your award! You sure deserve it!

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  5. Aw thank you so much for the award! And to answer your question - I cut portion sizes in recipes, send the extras to work with DH, or freeze in individual servings for dessert another night :) Plus I eat healthy 90% so I allow myself indulgences every now and then :)

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  6. Lisa, how kind of you to think of me! I really appreciate this darling award and congratulations to you as well. It is definitely well deserved on your part.

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