Food Blogging for Dummies {giveaway closed}

by Marla on April 27, 2012 · 150 comments

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Food Blogging for Dummies on Family Fresh Cooking blog

Who? What? Me? Yes!! I am officially in a Dummies reference book! Who knew that after almost 3 years of blogging I would end up in this vital handbook, Food Blogging For Dummies. Thrilling I tell ya!

If you are a seasoned or aspiring foodie, food blogger, curious person or need a great Dummies book to add to your library then you must get your hands on this one. Like now. Happily I have a book for you right here. If you simply can not wait one more second then fill your cart with some books at my Amazon.com store

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Want to know how to get your hands on some Amazon bucks? Here’s how….

Giveaway Details

Thanks for all of your entries, this giveaway is now closed. Congrats to #84 Leann.

Family Fresh Cooking will give one winner a copy of Food Blogging For Dummies. This wonderful book has everything you need to get started with your very own food blog. Kelly Senyai (the author) is a very talented food blogger herself. You can check out her blog Just a Taste. This book  is such a helpful and easily understandable reference guide to help newbies, start-ups and seasoned professionals. It covers everything from how to define your niche, find your voice, SEO, photography and much more. I am thrilled to be featured in it! (page 15)

All winners of our contests are chosen at Random.org and will be notified via email, so please make sure your email address is correct. You will have 3 days to respond to me, or a new winner will be chosen.

How to Enter

This giveaway is open until this Sunday (4/29/12) 11:59:59 pm CDT . It is open to USA fans of FamilyFreshCooking.com. Please see below how to enter, leave a separate comment for each of the steps listed below. You can leave one comment (entry) or many comments (entries) The choice is yours. If you don’t leave separate comments for each step, the number generator will not count them as separate entries.

To Enter 

Remember to leave a comment for each thing you do.

  1. Follow my boards on Pinterest
  2. Pin this post onto your Pinterest boards
  3. @Twitter follow me @MarlaMeridith
  4. Tweet this giveaway, being sure to include my Twitter handle (@MarlaMeridith). Here’s a sample tweet you could use or make up your own: Win a copy of Food Blogging For Dummies from FamilyFreshCooking.com @MarlaMeridith http://su.pr/3l1hmz #freebie #friday #giveaway Pls RT
  5. Pick a favorite Family Fresh Cooking Recipe & leave a comment on that post.
  6. Come back over here + add the the recipe link from #3 in a comment.
  7. Sign up for my Email or RSS feeds
  8. Stumble this post & follow @familyfresh on StumbleUpon
  9. Link to this post (or any of my posts) on your blog.
  10. Instagram Follow Me
  11. Add the Family Fresh Cooking badge into your sidebar or somewhere on your blog
  12. Share this giveaway in any other creative way you can think up & let me know what that is.

*Stay in touch with Family Fresh Cooking on Facebook too!

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{ 150 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Caroline @ chocolate & carrots April 27, 2012 at 8:04 am

I follow you on pinterest! :D

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2 Caroline @ chocolate & carrots April 27, 2012 at 8:04 am

I also follow you on twitter! @chocandcarrots P.S. Thank you for the giveaway and congratulations on being in it! :D

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3 Caroline @ chocolate & carrots April 27, 2012 at 8:05 am

I also follow you on instagram! Weeee!

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4 Grace@ FoodFitnessFreshair April 27, 2012 at 8:09 am

Congratulations! That’s super awesome. My mom actually emailed me an amazon link to this book the other day because she thought I might find it interesting.

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5 laura west kong April 27, 2012 at 8:14 am

I’m following your boards on pinterest

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6 laura west kong April 27, 2012 at 8:16 am

I’m following you on twitter (@time4pudding)

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7 Rosa April 27, 2012 at 8:16 am

Congrats!

Cheers,

Rosa xx

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8 Melissa April 27, 2012 at 8:20 am

I follow you on Twitter as FC_Melissa. Thanks for the chance to win!

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9 Melissa April 27, 2012 at 8:23 am
10 Charissa April 27, 2012 at 8:58 am

I pinned this post…awesome giveaway! :)

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11 Charissa April 27, 2012 at 9:06 am

Commented on another of your delicious recipes….

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12 Charissa April 27, 2012 at 9:07 am

And of course, I follow you on Twitter!

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13 Charissa April 27, 2012 at 9:08 am

I follow you on Instagram now! :)

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14 Londa April 27, 2012 at 9:19 am

I follow you on Pinterest!

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15 Londa April 27, 2012 at 9:20 am

I get your lovely emails!

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16 Londa April 27, 2012 at 9:21 am

I follow you on Twitter!

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17 Londa April 27, 2012 at 9:22 am

I tweeted! :)

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18 gail April 27, 2012 at 9:35 am

followed you on pinterest

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19 gail April 27, 2012 at 9:36 am

email subscriber

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20 gail April 27, 2012 at 9:37 am

green beans with toasted walnuts, quinoa and blue cheese

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21 gail April 27, 2012 at 9:40 am
22 Katrina April 27, 2012 at 10:01 am

I follow you on Pinterest.

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23 Andrea April 27, 2012 at 10:01 am

I follow you on Pinterest!

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24 Katrina April 27, 2012 at 10:02 am

I follow you on twitter.

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25 Andrea April 27, 2012 at 10:02 am

I follow you on Twitter!

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26 Andrea April 27, 2012 at 10:02 am

I tweeted!

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27 Andrea April 27, 2012 at 10:03 am

I am signed up for your e-mail updates!… and love it!

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28 Andrea April 27, 2012 at 10:04 am

I shared this giveaway with my coworkers!… yes I am on blogs while at work :) Shh don’t tell!

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29 Jenny.U April 27, 2012 at 10:12 am

Tweeted!!

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30 Jenny.U April 27, 2012 at 10:13 am

Following on pinterest

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31 Jenny.U April 27, 2012 at 10:13 am

Following on twitter

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32 Heather@Kids in the Sink April 27, 2012 at 10:39 am

I follow you on Pinterest.

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33 Fabiola Donnelly April 27, 2012 at 10:46 am

I followed you on twitter!

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34 ann parkhurst April 27, 2012 at 10:48 am

following on pinterest

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35 ann parkhurst April 27, 2012 at 10:50 am

shared on link on facebook

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36 ann parkhurst April 27, 2012 at 10:52 am

pinned this post on pinterest

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37 Cindy B. April 27, 2012 at 10:52 am

I follow your boards on Pinterest.

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38 Cindy B. April 27, 2012 at 10:54 am

I pinned this post onto my Pinterest boards – Blogging

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39 Cindy B. April 27, 2012 at 10:55 am

I twitter follow you @MarlaMeridith.

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40 Cindy B. April 27, 2012 at 10:56 am

I tweeted this giveaway.

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41 Cindy B. April 27, 2012 at 10:58 am

I subscribe by email.

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42 Cindy B. April 27, 2012 at 11:03 am

I stumbled and follow.

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43 Cindy B. April 27, 2012 at 11:11 am

I Facebook shared…. I don’t know how to link to this post to my blog , instagram follow or add the Family Fresh Cooking badge to my blog, that’s how badly I need this book!

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44 Cindy B. April 27, 2012 at 11:29 am

I picked a favorite Family Fresh Cooking Recipe & left a comment on that post.

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45 Cindy B. April 27, 2012 at 11:31 am
46 TAMMY CUEVAS April 27, 2012 at 11:33 am

Following on Pinterest as Tammy Cuevas

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47 TAMMY CUEVAS April 27, 2012 at 11:35 am
48 TAMMY CUEVAS April 27, 2012 at 11:37 am

Following on Twitter as @selftaughtcook2

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49 TAMMY CUEVAS April 27, 2012 at 11:39 am
50 Jennifer Horgan April 27, 2012 at 11:39 am

I follow you on piterest!

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51 abbi April 27, 2012 at 11:53 am

I follow on Pinterest

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52 abbi April 27, 2012 at 11:54 am

I need to try these bars: http://www.familyfreshcooking.com/2010/12/01/maple-oatmeal-apple-pie-bars-recipe/ (leaving a comment over there!)

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53 Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking April 27, 2012 at 11:57 am

Great giveaway, Marla! This book sounds awesome!

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54 Mb April 27, 2012 at 11:58 am

i get your email feeds!

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55 Averie @ Averie Cooks April 27, 2012 at 11:59 am

This sounds like a fun book. I’d love to check it out.

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56 Natalie @ Cooking for My Kids April 27, 2012 at 12:07 pm

What a great book! I totally need it. :)

I follow your boards on Pinterest.

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57 Natalie @ Cooking for My Kids April 27, 2012 at 12:09 pm

I follow you on Instagram.

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58 Natalie @ Cooking for My Kids April 27, 2012 at 12:10 pm

I follow you on Twitter.

Happy Friday!

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59 Averie @ Averie Cooks April 27, 2012 at 12:14 pm

I FB like you

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60 Averie @ Averie Cooks April 27, 2012 at 12:14 pm

I instagram follow

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61 Averie @ Averie Cooks April 27, 2012 at 12:15 pm

I twitter follow

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62 Averie @ Averie Cooks April 27, 2012 at 12:16 pm

I get your RSS feed

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63 Valerie April 27, 2012 at 12:19 pm

I am following a couple of your boards on Pinterest! (fitness, garden love, & cuteness squared).

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64 Valerie April 27, 2012 at 12:21 pm

I have stumbled this post

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65 Alex@Spoonful of Sugar Free April 27, 2012 at 12:28 pm

I’ve been looking at this book and want it!

follow you on pinterest :D

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66 Alex@Spoonful of Sugar Free April 27, 2012 at 12:29 pm

Pinned this post :D

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67 Alex@Spoonful of Sugar Free April 27, 2012 at 12:30 pm

twitter follow ya!

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68 Alex@Spoonful of Sugar Free April 27, 2012 at 12:30 pm

tweeted :D

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69 Amber April 27, 2012 at 12:32 pm

Followed on pinterest!

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70 Amber April 27, 2012 at 12:33 pm

signed up for emails

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71 Amber April 27, 2012 at 12:33 pm

pinned this on pinterest board

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72 Alex@Spoonful of Sugar Free April 27, 2012 at 12:36 pm
73 Alex@Spoonful of Sugar Free April 27, 2012 at 12:37 pm

you r on my rss :D

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74 amy marantino April 27, 2012 at 12:46 pm

I twitter follow @MarlaMeridith (@onitnaram)

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75 amy marantino April 27, 2012 at 12:46 pm

I tweeted this giveaway (@onitnaram)

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76 amy marantino April 27, 2012 at 12:48 pm

my favorite Family Fresh Cooking Recipe is Citrus Cranberry Chocolate Truffles
http://www.familyfreshcooking.com/2012/02/02/citrus-cranberry-chocolate-truffles-recipe/

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77 amy marantino April 27, 2012 at 12:49 pm

I have Signed up your RSS feed

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78 Ashley April 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm

Pinned

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79 Ashley April 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm

Following on Pintrest

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80 Ashley April 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm

Subscribed via RSS

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81 Ashley April 27, 2012 at 1:08 pm
82 Lisa April 27, 2012 at 1:12 pm

I follow you on Pinterest!

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83 Amanda April 27, 2012 at 2:06 pm

Congrats! That is so exciting!

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84 Leann April 27, 2012 at 2:16 pm

Follow my boards on Pinterest – did it! I am Chef Leann there.

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85 Marla May 2, 2012 at 7:51 pm

Congrats Leann! You won a copy of Food Blogging for Dummies. Please email me your shipping info via my contact form and I will have the PR folks mail you your book :)

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86 Leann April 27, 2012 at 2:17 pm

Pin this post onto your Pinterest boards – did this one, too and I have been following your for awhile now. :)

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87 Leann April 27, 2012 at 2:18 pm

@Twitter follow me @MarlaMeridith – yep… followed and I am @chefleann

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88 Leann April 27, 2012 at 2:19 pm

Tweet this giveaway – yeppers… did it. :)

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89 Lindsay April 27, 2012 at 2:20 pm

I subscribe via email and would love to win this book!

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90 Lindsay April 27, 2012 at 2:20 pm

I also follow you on Twitter.

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91 Leann April 27, 2012 at 2:24 pm

Pick a favorite Family Fresh Cooking Recipe & leave a comment on that post. http://www.familyfreshcooking.com/2011/03/07/blueberry-layer-cake-gluten-free-recipe/#comment-120636
DID IT!!! YUMMY STUFF ON THIS BLOG!!!!!

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92 Leann April 27, 2012 at 2:26 pm

Sign up for my Email or RSS feeds – did it… I look forward to e-mail with lots of goodies. :)

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93 Leann April 27, 2012 at 2:42 pm

Stumble this post & follow @familyfresh on StumbleUpon – did both… added family fresh and stumbled on post.

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94 Leann April 27, 2012 at 2:47 pm

Share this giveaway in any other creative way you can think up & let me know what that is. Shared on my facebook… a recipe and telling them to come here. I am chefleann on facebook. :)

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95 Leann April 27, 2012 at 2:51 pm

Add the Family Fresh Cooking badge into your sidebar or somewhere on your blog – added to my right-hand sidebar. Thanks for the giveaway… hope I actually win something this time around. I would love to read that book! :)

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96 Mimi Graham April 27, 2012 at 3:42 pm

Following on Pinterest

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97 Elisabeth April 27, 2012 at 4:02 pm

I follow you on pinterest

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98 Elisabeth April 27, 2012 at 4:03 pm

I pinned this post

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99 Elisabeth April 27, 2012 at 4:04 pm

I subscribed to your rss feed!

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100 Elisabeth April 27, 2012 at 4:07 pm

I left a comment on the easy herbed sugar snap peas recipe. That looks delicious!

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101 Holly April 27, 2012 at 6:28 pm

I subscribe via email.

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102 Angie April 27, 2012 at 6:55 pm

Yay Marla!!! Congratulations!
I subscribe to your email!!!

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103 Cindy M April 27, 2012 at 7:10 pm

I follow your boards on Pinterest.

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104 Cindy M April 27, 2012 at 7:11 pm

I pinned this to my “sensibilities” board on Pinterest.

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105 Cindy M April 27, 2012 at 7:11 pm

I like you on facebook.

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106 Cindy M April 27, 2012 at 7:11 pm

Shared this on my facebook page via Pinterest…doubled up!

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107 Cindy M April 27, 2012 at 7:12 pm

Left a comment on the goat cheese and berries appetizer recipe…

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108 Cindy M April 27, 2012 at 7:17 pm
109 Suzanne April 27, 2012 at 7:18 pm

Following you on Pinterest!

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110 susan April 28, 2012 at 7:50 am

Marla – you are no “dummie”! You probably could have written this book!

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111 Sandi O April 28, 2012 at 9:11 am

I follow you on Interest.

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112 bridget {bake at 350} April 28, 2012 at 10:23 am

I follow you on Pinterest, of COURSE!!! :)

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113 Andrea Merrigan April 28, 2012 at 11:54 am

Following you on Pinterest

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114 Andrea Merrigan April 28, 2012 at 11:54 am

Pinned giveaway on Pininterest @amodernhippie

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115 Andrea Merrigan April 28, 2012 at 11:55 am

Following you on Twitter

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116 Andrea Merrigan April 28, 2012 at 11:56 am

Tweeted the giveaway @amodernhippie

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117 Andrea Merrigan April 28, 2012 at 12:00 pm
118 Michelle Schneider April 28, 2012 at 1:05 pm

I follow you on Pinterest!

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119 Michelle Schneider April 28, 2012 at 1:07 pm

Pinned this post!

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120 Michelle Schneider April 28, 2012 at 1:09 pm

Shared the giveaway on facebook with the status update “I’m a dummy and a potential food blogger. Perfect match”.

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121 Michelle Schneider April 28, 2012 at 1:11 pm

Putting your badge on our blog page!

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122 Michelle Schneider April 28, 2012 at 1:14 pm
123 Michelle Schneider April 28, 2012 at 1:15 pm

Subscribed to your email updates!

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124 Nicholle at Montalvo Country April 28, 2012 at 1:36 pm

You newest Pinterest follower! :D

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125 Nicholle at Montalvo Country April 28, 2012 at 1:38 pm

…and now your newest Twitter follower :) (@montalvokitchen)

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126 Julie April 28, 2012 at 3:01 pm

Shared on Pinterest.

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127 Debby G. April 28, 2012 at 3:09 pm

I follow your RSS feed.

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128 Taryn April 28, 2012 at 4:27 pm

I follow you on Pinterest!

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129 Taryn April 28, 2012 at 4:28 pm

Now I follow you on Twitter!

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130 Lorrie April 28, 2012 at 6:48 pm

I follow you on Pinterest!

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131 Lorrie April 28, 2012 at 6:48 pm

I repined this post on Pinterest

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132 Lorrie April 28, 2012 at 6:49 pm

I follow you on Twitter

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133 Lorrie April 28, 2012 at 6:49 pm

I tweeted about the giveaway

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134 Lorrie April 28, 2012 at 6:49 pm

I follow you on Instagram

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135 Carmen April 28, 2012 at 7:14 pm

I follow you on Pinterest

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136 Carmen April 28, 2012 at 7:15 pm

I follow @MarlaMeridith on twitter

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137 gina April 28, 2012 at 8:02 pm

Awesome book! Following you on twitter

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138 gina April 28, 2012 at 8:05 pm

Following on pinterest too

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139 Desi April 28, 2012 at 8:06 pm

I follow your boards on pinterest!

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140 Desi April 28, 2012 at 8:09 pm

I’m subscribed to your blog via email!

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141 MamaLaura April 29, 2012 at 5:57 am

I follow you on pintrest!

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142 Sarah H.P. April 29, 2012 at 4:27 pm

I follow you on Instagram!

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143 Sarah H.P. April 29, 2012 at 4:28 pm

I have Family Fresh Cooking in my RSS feed!!

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144 kelli@kellird.com April 29, 2012 at 6:56 pm

I follow you on pinterest!

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145 Andrea DiGeronimo April 30, 2012 at 6:10 pm

CONGRATULATIONS!!! That’s so awesome that you are in the book. But of course you are. You are so awesome. You absolutely should be in there. Way to go girl. I want to start the Marla Fan Club and be a cheerleader. It’s only a matter of time but that too is inevitable. Go Marla! XXOO

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146 Kristina Vanni April 30, 2012 at 10:03 pm

Great giveaway! Thanks for sharing!

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147 Lucy May 1, 2012 at 2:21 pm

Congrats Marla – you deserve every ounce of your continued success…

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148 Leann May 3, 2012 at 8:02 pm

AWESOME… THANK YOU! I sent you a private message on facebook with shipping info. :)

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149 Marla May 3, 2012 at 8:58 pm

Thanks Leann! Enjoy your book :)

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150 Marina {YummyMummyKitchen.com} May 10, 2012 at 8:01 am

How did I miss this post!? So awesome Marla. And you fully deserve to be recognized :)

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