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It’s a Blog Party… and We’re Glad You Stopped By!



Ultimate Blog Party 2010
5 Minutes for Moms is having their annual Ultimate Blog Party…. and we’re glad you stopped by to visit our kitchen to see what’s here. Whether you’re one of my regulars… or just landed here looking for something… or you’re part of the 5 minutes for Moms party…. you’re always welcome in my kitchen.

For those of you that don’t know me… let me introduce myself… I’m Linda… I love to cook and love to share recipes and tips … my cooking lessons started out in my Mom’s and Grandmothers’ kitchens and continued through the years as I cooked for my own family… I can remember being a little girl sitting on a stool watching intently as they cooked… and being thrilled when I was finally allowed to help… and so began my love of cooking and good food.

This blog is all about food…. food... and more food…. something for everyone… easy to prepare… healthy makeovers of old favorite recipes… budget conscious tips…foods for picky eaters… kid friendly foods…classic recipes…timesavers for busy lives… special dinners and desserts for those special occasions… party ideas… helpful information… and much more…

Most of all enjoy!

There are so many cool prizes to be won at this year’s Ultimate Blog Party, but my top three picks would be:

US11 – A $100 gift eCertificate to Restaurant.com, immediately redeemable online at over 13,000 restaurants nationwide. Provided by: Amy LeForge of Earnest Parenting

US39 -Be My Guest certificate ($250 value) for one lucky winner, (2 night stay for a family of four) at any Hilton Garden Inn. Provided by: Hilton Garden Inn
Follow here: bloggin2noggin

USC 8 – $55 E-Gift Card for Amazon.com Gift code will be emailed to the winner and can be used for purchases from Amazon.com. Provided by: Kelly’s Lucky You
Follow here: Kelly’s Lucky You


And if my top three picks are already chosen, I’d love any of the following (in order of preference):

USC15, USC3, USC37, US87, US32, USC36, USC41, USC25, US107, US37, USC32, US55, US31, USC44, US49

18 comments:

Bitsy Baby Photography April 11, 2010 at 2:50 PM  

Linda, so nice to meet you here at the UBP =) I stopped by because cooking is something I personally struggle with. I and my hubby LOVE to eat good food (he is more the chef than I) I am just not that into cooking but I want to be. I am now following and will look forward to your tips and cooking delights =) Stop by to enter my giveaway!
http://photographybyrita.blogspot.com/

A Year on the Grill April 11, 2010 at 3:47 PM  

wow... that is some list of prizes

Linda April 11, 2010 at 4:30 PM  

Thanks Rita! ... Glad you liked my blog... and I will definitely hop on over to your place!

Jenn April 11, 2010 at 8:09 PM  

Look at all that yummy food!!

Stopping by for the party!! Nice to meet you! :) Hope you are having fun at the UBP!

Jenni ("Miss Tutu")
My UBP blog post: How to Make a Tutu blog - hope you will stop by and say hi! :)

Christine April 11, 2010 at 10:22 PM  

Hey, stopping by for the party! I’m following you now so I hope to learn more about you and your blog soon. Here's my blog if you'd like to stop by and follow too if you like! http://intheknowgiveaways.blogspot.com

awelbaum April 11, 2010 at 10:27 PM  

Very cool, I can't wait to read some past posts and learn!

Mrs. Marine April 11, 2010 at 10:46 PM  

All the pictures are making me hungry...

Hi, nice to meet you! Great "Party"! Hope your having fun at the UBP, I know I am! Here is my Party Post, come on over and make yourself at home!
http://www.mrs-marine.com/2010/04/2010-ultimate-blog-party.html

Amanda Daybyday April 11, 2010 at 11:43 PM  

Oh yum... look at that food! Especially the white chocolate cake. Yes. I am a sugar addict. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

SweetPeaknits April 12, 2010 at 3:53 AM  

Im so glad I found you through the UBP. Your blog is fantastic and I look forward reading your recipes and tips.

InspiredGifts.com April 12, 2010 at 6:53 AM  

Absolutely delicious!! Will def. be stopping back by here. We'd love to have you at our place:

http://inspiredgiftsblog.blogspot.com/

Southern Beth who loves to cook April 12, 2010 at 7:09 AM  

Linda - you are a work of art for those of us who love to cook! I've made many, many of your fine recipes with not one that was less than wonderful! Thank you for being more a friend than a chef, but teaching us all to become chefs. You're great!

Linda April 12, 2010 at 8:43 AM  

Thanks one and all... I have had so fun meeting you and visiting your blogs... I appreciate all your kind words... and hope to see you again soon...

Linda April 12, 2010 at 8:44 AM  

Thanks Beth! I'm so glad you liked my recipes... and it makes me smile to know you've made tham and enjoyed them!

So happy to have met you and hope you come back again really soon!

Tracy April 12, 2010 at 11:21 AM  

NIce to meet you! Your blog is yummy.

Raine April 13, 2010 at 11:33 AM  

Yum... *salivating* You blog looks wonderful! I'll be back to try some recipies soon. The picture of the fried Ravioli looks so tasty!
Happy Partying UBP style!

Carolsue April 13, 2010 at 9:57 PM  

Nice to meet you! I'm checking out cooking blogs! Love seeing all the neat recipes

Snuggly Monkey mama April 15, 2010 at 9:40 PM  

Hi! Stopping by from UBP. So many incredible looking recipes, I don't even know where to start, so I just subscribed to your feed so that I can come back and look more closely. Just looking at your photos is making me hungry! :)

Chicagolandia April 15, 2010 at 11:24 PM  

I love cooking, baking, and eating and hope to learn through the tips you post! Stopping by from UBP.

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