Thursday, December 2, 2010

What a surprise!

I came home this afternoon (I was already excited because I have a long 4 day weekend) and found Janet from The Skinny on Mini awarded Mika's Pantry the Stylish Blogger and The Versatile Blogger awards!

I'm just beyond thrilled! Thank you, Janet for the sweet words on your blog and passing these great awards on to me. I love your blog want to thank you for sharing your recipes and your fun creative spirit!

Now there are rules that go along with accepting these awards and they follow:

1. Thank and link back to the person who awarded this to you.

2. Share 8 things about yourself.
3. Pay it forward to 15 recently discovered great blogs.
4. Contact those bloggers and let them know about their award.

Eight things about myself.........hmmm......

1. I am a Mom to 3 amazing kids, one of which was adopted from S. Korea.
2. I love to cook and collect cookbooks, especially Nigella Lawson, Tessa Kiros and Jamie Oliver.
3. Traveling is a passion of mine and would love to go all over the world. So far the farthest I've been is S. Korea on a birthland tour to visit my daughter's homeland.
4. I am totally loving combining my passions of cooking and blogging.
5. I LOVE dogs! I have two right now a Chocolate Lab and a Cairn Terrier but want a Papillon really bad!
6. I was just published in a cookbook by Molly O'Neill called One Big Table! I'm on page 328.......check it out!
7. I'm a huge Vanessa Paradis fan.
8. I'm married to my soul mate, my wonderful husband Jim. Next week we will be married for 21 years.

Now to pass these awards on to some of my favorite blogs.........

Thanks for all your wonderful blogging is very appreciated!  Now off to contact all these inspirational women!


  1. Congrtas Lovie...Thanks for the pass on, very sweet!

  2. Hi Sweet Friend!

    Congratulations on your awards and THANK YOU so much for passing it along to me! So nice to learn a bit more about you and how wonderful that you and your hubby have been married for 21 years!


  3. Thank you so very much... How very sweet of you...

  4. awwwww Mika . . . thank you so much!!!!

    Congratulations on your awards . . . and your upcoming 21st wedding anniversary :-)

    You are awesome!! . . . Gina

  5. Mika- Congratulations on receiving these blog awards...very cool! And thanks for selecting me as one of your 15!

  6. Congratulations on your awards! Im your newest follower :)
    Hopped in from FFF.. Have a great weekend!

    Nana (Patty) Poppins

  7. Hi There! I am your newest follower from the Friday blog hop! It would be great if you could return the love :)

  8. Thank you, that's so sweet of you! Thank you for selecting me! Happy 21st "almost here" anniversary! BTW the omelette looks delicious!

  9. Thanks for the awards Mika. We are so glad you enjoy our blog!

  10. Mika, I just saw that you gave me one of the awards too! Love you a bunch and thanks!!!


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