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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.
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Sunday, March 07, 2010

Happy 101 Blog Award


I would like to thank Chey from Chey Can Cook for awarding me with the Happy 101 Blog Award. Chey is a wonderful blogger and valuable contributor to this blog. Not only does she follow this blog she is a regular commentator for which I am very thankful. Please take a moment to stop by and say hi to Chey. I'm sure you will enjoy her blog as much as I do. Thanks so much Chey for passing this award on to me. It is greatly appreciated!

The rule for accepting this award is to list 10 things that make you happy, then pass it onto 10 other bloggers.

Oh gosh, listing only 10 things that makes me happy is really difficult because there are so many things to choose from. Here is my list of 10 things that make me happy.

  1. being with my husband who is my best friend
  2. being with my family and friends
  3. grandbaby hugs with butterfly kisses
  4. cooking with good ingredients
  5. quiet, reflective time
  6. watching wildlife
  7. sunsets or sunrises
  8. a full moon
  9. kodak colour dreams
  10. blogging
I would like to pass on the Happy 101 Blog Award to the following deserving recipients:
  1. Top Ten Blog Tips
  2. 3 Sides of Crazy
  3. Cannine Jars Etc.
  4. Crazy Lady's Cookbook
  5. Everyday Living
  6. A Year on the Grill
  7. Everything Plus the Kitchen Sink
  8. Lola's Victory Garden
  9. Smoky Mountain Café
  10. Whistlestop Cafe Cooking


2 food lovers commented:

Chey can cook! (and more) said...

you are very welcome! when i started blogging and reading others blogs, you were the first one to really take interest in mine and i'll never forget it = i love your blog!! love your top 10:)

Garden Gnome said...

Thanks so much Chey :) It has been wonderful following your blog to see how adventurous you are becoming while discovering the joys of cooking! Keep up the great work.