Versatile Blogger Award!

by Lynne on July 9, 2010

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Holy Smokes! I’ve been presented with the Versatile Blogger Award by the wonderful blog Needful Things. Thank you so much, Grapefruit! This is the first and only award I have received, so it means a lot to me. Especially coming from another blogger I admire (check out her great photography).

The guidelines for accepting this award are :

Thank the person who gave it to you
Tell 7 things about yourself
Pass the award on to 15 bloggers whom you have recently discovered, and think are fantastic.


So here are seven things you would never guess about me:

  • I love people who make me laugh out loud.
  • Dried sweetened coconut makes me gag.
  • If I had to move out of L.A., I’d move to Barcelona, Spain.
  • I play piano and clarinet.
  • The two things in the kitchen I couldn’t live without are my chef’s knife and mini processor.
  • I thrive on silence.
  • I’d choose buttered salted popcorn over chocolate-anything every time.

I hereby present the Versatile Blogger Award to these absolutely brilliant, astonishing, wonderful, terrific and beautiful food blogs which I have recently discovered.

A Chow Life
Anecdotes and Apple Cores
Baking Serendipity
Burp and Slurp
Delightful Bitefuls
Eats Well With Others
Fork Fingers Chopsticks
Green Cilantro
Lentil Breakdown
Mangiodasola
Mel’s Kitchen Cafe
My Man’s Belly
Polwig
SippitySup
South Bay Foodies
Zoom Yummy

I hope you’ll visit each one and enjoy them as much as I do. And please leave comments so they know you were there!

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{ 17 comments… read them below or add one }

sippitysup July 9, 2010 at 9:10 pm

TKS!!

Grapefruit July 9, 2010 at 9:51 pm

You’re very welcome! And I *so* admire YOUR photography!
What I love about this award is that each time someone passes it on, you get to check out more wonderful blogs that you never knew about. How wonderful is the blogosphere!
I too thrive on silence – especially in the kitchen. I need to be alone and for it to be completely quiet when I’m cooking. But unfortunately, that never happens when you have two kids under the age of 6 who insist on hanging around and ‘helping’ you ;-)

Cynthia July 9, 2010 at 10:42 pm

Hi Lynne! We ate at Valentino’s tonight and I read your article in the Easy Reader. I’m definitely going to have to talk Russell into making the Alabama Back Road BBQ chicken! You look like you are having a great time and the photography is so incredible. Send me an e-mail and let me know what else you’ve been up to.

zoom yummy July 10, 2010 at 1:07 am

Yaaay! Lynne, thank you so much for the award – you made my day! Have a wonderful weekend! :) Petra

Vivienne July 10, 2010 at 4:59 am

Congrats! and thanks so much for passing the award to me too :)
I love Barcelona as well…and the Boqueria fruit market too!

Andrea @ Fork Fingers Chopsticks July 10, 2010 at 6:19 am

Felicidades to you and a big thanks for thinking of me for this award. I always look forward to your comments on my posts.

Adair @ Lentil Breakdown July 10, 2010 at 8:19 am

Thanks, Lynne! And now I’ll know never to make you laugh out loud while you’re eating dried sweetened coconut.

sophia July 10, 2010 at 10:30 am

Oh wow! I’m blushing! Thank you so very much for the award, Lynne!

Barcelona is a great choice. The best place for foodies!

Monet July 10, 2010 at 10:24 pm

You are so sweet…your blog is one of the highlights of my day. I’m out traveling so I apologize if I don’t keep up with things as well I normally do. Have a lovely weekend

Joanne July 11, 2010 at 6:13 am

Thanks so much for this sweet award chica!

I never knew you played piano and clarinet…I do too! (Okay, I learned clarinet in elementary school and haven’t played since but I love the piano. )

Melanie July 11, 2010 at 3:02 pm

Lynne – how thoughtful you are! Thanks for the award…can’t wait to check out the other blogs. And I’m glad to know that other people thrive on silence, too!

Baking Serendipity July 11, 2010 at 7:57 pm

Thanks for awarding my blog :) It made my day!

Michael / South Bay Foodies July 12, 2010 at 11:28 am

Thanks so much for the award. When’s the awards ceremony after party!? :D

Polwig July 12, 2010 at 8:33 pm

Thank you so much for the award. I never ever win anything ;) This is wonderful, you are wonderful !!!

redmenace July 12, 2010 at 8:53 pm

Thank you so much! I just got back from several days away and it’s a lovely surprise! I will have to ponder those 7 things, however….. xoxoxoxo

Memoria July 12, 2010 at 11:38 pm

I FEEL SO HONORED to be on this list with such great bloggers, especially since you and your blog are AMAZING! Thank you so much, Lynne! You deserve many awards for your perfect photos.

Magic of Spice July 14, 2010 at 3:22 pm

Discovered your site through MANGIO DA SOLA… Congratulations on your award:) Will be exploring your site and checking out your friends as well:)

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