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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 14, 2010

Three Blog Awards!!!!!!!!

What an honour! Thank-you so very much Polly of Angels in My Garden for awarding me not one but three awards! I gladly accept all three awards. Polly has a great homemaking blog that I'm sure you will enjoy as much as I do. Please take a moment to stop by Polly's blog to say hi.

The first award is You're going places, baby. Recipients of this award have to tell where you see yourself in 10 years.
- In 10 years time I see myself still enjoying my wonderful family and cooking up a storm.

To accept the Beautiful Blogger Award, the recipient must tell 7 things about myself. Here's 7 things about me:

  1. I'm continuously looking for ways to reach our goal of an eco-friendly lifestyle.
  2. I'm very much a private person who enjoys being a homebody rather than a social butterfly.
  3. I love cooking with good ingredients!
  4. I grow herbs, vegetables and fruit in raised beds using the square food gardening method combined with companion planting.
  5. One of my favourite fair weather activities is fishing.
  6. I am a shoe-aholic! I'm not kidding here having several pairs still with price tags an my collection numbers about 55 pairs.
  7. Photoshop® is my favourite photo editing software.
The Sunshine Award is to be passed on to 12 bloggers. I will follow Polly's lead and pass on all three awards to these well deserving bloggers:
  1. Margie and Edna's Basement
  2. Dances of Dreams
  3. The Story of Parenting a Child With Autism
  4. Carterville
  5. Mimi's Kitchen
  6. Everyday Living
  7. Grandma's Pattern Book
  8. Heart to Heart
  9. Lanita's Life on the Farm
  10. Mommy's Kitchen
  11. Smoky Mountain Café
  12. The Ramblings of a Working Mom

5 food lovers commented:

I GUANA Live in the Virgin Islands! said...

well deserved... i am trying my best to straighten up my lifestyle, no fast food, no salt, try to buy local (impossible on the island, but easier in Kansas. i really enjoy reading your blog.

Good for you

Garden Gnome said...

Hi Jackie :) Thanks so much for visiting. It's harder to control your foods if you can't buy locally. However, you do have some amazing scenery on the island!

tahtimbo said...

Congratulations on your awards and thank you for passing them on to me. I will try and be good and pass them along in a timely manner :)
I'll be back soon for more tips and recipes. Thanks for all the great advice!!

Garden Gnome said...

Hi tahtimbo :) Thanks so much!

Garden Gnome said...

Hi The Twitter and thanks for visiting. Thanks for the congratulations :)