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I am a wife, mother and grandma who enjoys the many aspects of homemaking. A variety of interests and hobbies combined with travel keep me active. They reflect the importance of family, friends, home and good food.
Cook ingredients that you are used to cooking by other techniques, such as fish, chicken, or hamburgers. In other words be comfortable with the ingredients you are using.
--Bobby Flay

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Friday, September 12, 2008

This Blog Has Received an Award!

I would like to thank Laurie, author of Crocodile Soup for the Soul for honoring this blog with the I Love Your Blog Award. Oh my gosh! I am so very flattered [blushing profusely]. Thank you so very, very much!

Thank-you, hugs and much love to my family and friends who without them this blog would not exist. As my [willing] taste testers [aka guinea pigs] they are my most loyal supporters and loving critics. I can't tell you how much it means to me each time someone says they enjoy this blog. For me it's all about sharing something that brings me great pleasure. Cooking is a necessity of life but you can have ever so much fun with it at all levels.

Thanks again Laurie! Please stop by Laurie's blog and see her cutest new additions to her family. They are just adorable. I can't wait to read about their progress.

The instructions for the passing on of this accolade are:

1. The winner can put the logo on his/her blog
2. Link the person from whom you received your award
3. Nominate up to 7 other blogs
4. Put links of those blogs on yours, and
5. Leave a message on the blogs that you've nominated

I would like to nominate the following blogs for the "I Love Your Blog" award. I enjoy reading these blogs and I'm sure you will too. I hope you accept this award. It is my way of expressing how much I enjoy reading your blog.

8 food lovers commented:

Mrs. Mecomber said...

Woweee! Thank you so much for this great honor. I really love your blog-- especially your recipes. :D

~TAMY 3 Sides of Crazy~ said...


EastCoastLife said...

Congrats and thanks for the award. :)
Happy weekend!

Garden Gnome said...

You're quite welcome Mrs. Meacomber. You have a great blog! I'm glad you enjoy my blog, especially the recipes.

Garden Gnome said...

Thanks Tamy :)

Garden Gnome said...

Thanks Eastcoastlife! I enjoy reading your blog so nominated you. You have a great week :)

Garden Gnome said...

Mira, you are quite welcome :) I have to say I enjoy all of your blogs so it was a tough decision which one to nominate. They all deserve an award!

Irene said...

Thanks for the award. Just posted. Sorry it's late been very busy lately. see ya around Pinay-Chef