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Awards + Do I Really Need A Competitor?

A couple of days ago I received three more awards (actually 2, I am in the process of claiming the third one) from my fellow foodies. They made my day but I am also incredibly humbled and flattered. And before I get all nervous and forget, here’s my 30 second thank you speech: I would like to take this opportunity and thank all of you for taking the time to visit my blog, to try my recipes and to leave comments. Thank you for your support and friendship. It means a lot to me and… End of my Oscar speech:)) Sad. I could say so much more.

Back to my awards. The lovely Gretchen of Canela & Comino honored me with a Blogging With a Purpose Award. Thank you so much, Gretchen! I will cherish it!

I am pleased to pass this award to some of my favorite food blogs. Check them out!

1. Marija at Palachinka – for sharing the best of Serbian/Balkan cuisine with us.

2. Maryann at Finding La Dolce Vita – for sharing traditional Italian recipes with us.

3. Kay at Cooking From A To Z – for sharing the best of Indian cooking and beyond.

4. Amy and Jonathan at We Are Never Full – for their interesting stories and recipes from around the world.

5. Erik at My Life As Chef Erik – for sharing his delicious and healthy recipes.

And this is not all. My dear friend Amy of Familia Bencomo gave me this cutest sweetest award I just loved! Thank you, Amy! I love you back!:)

And this award goes to the following bloggers I can’t stop admiring for their creativity, talent and enthusiasm.

1. Susan at Food Blogga – delicious recipes and wow, what a stunning phogtography!

2. Julia at Dozen Flours – for the most delicious desserts to satisfy the most demanding sweet tooth!

3. Diva at The Sugar Bar if you haven’t checked out Diva’s Beauty and The Feast Challenge, you are missing out on a lot. It promises to be a lot of fun!

Another news. Looks like I have a competitor in the kitchen. Guess who? My daughter Meltem, who just received her first blogging award (hey, who is blogging here?). My dear friend Medena of Cafe Chocolada awarded Meltem with Arteypico Award for being “the cutest chef in the world“!

Thank you, Medena. Meltem is very happy and she now proudly displays the award in her room. Thank you for making her day! I am jealous but proud:)) And now with Meltem’s permission I would like to award the following bloggers with the Arteypico award. Please check out their blogs -you won’t regret.

1. Helen at Food Stories

2. Nina at Nina’s Kitchen

3. Eva at Tea For One

4. Mag at Hommus & Tabbouli

5. Patricia at Technicolor Kitchen

The Arteypico award comes with these rules:

1) You have to pick 5 blogs that you consider deserve this award for their creativity, design, interesting material, and also for contributing to the blogging community, no matter what language.
2) Each award has to have the name of the author and also a link to his or her blog to be visited by everyone.
3) Each award winner has to show the award and put the name and link to the blog that has given her or him the award itself.
4) Award-winner and the one who has given the prize have to show the link of “Arte y Pico” blog, so everyone will know the origin of this award.


Your Comments

  1. Thanks sooooo much!

  2. I think in Oscar speeches you’re supposed to thank your spouse, your mother and your agent, too.

    Just kidding. Congrats on your success!

  3. Thank you sooooooo much! And you deserve the best! Congratulations!!!

  4. oooh congrats on all the awards!! they’re well-deserved. :) also, thanks for the shout out for Beauty & The Feast. xx

  5. Thank you for my award! I am very flattered – and congratulations on yours – you deserve them.

  6. Farida’cigim,
    cok cok tebrik ederim.Ben de en sonunda senin bana verdigin odulu blogumda yayinladim.Insallah olmustur.Tekrar tesekkur ediyorum canim.Seni cok SIK ziyaret edemiyorum cunku bu aralar cok yogundum.ANNELER GUNUN KUTLU OLSUN!SEVGILER:-))

  7. All your awards are well deserved, Farida!
    Thank you for your kindness. I will display the award you gave me with pride :)

  8. Farida, congratulations to you and your adorable daughter! :)

  9. Farida, you are most welcome! I am so happy I made Meltem’s day!
    I can picture her being proud, and telling everyone about it… :)))

  10. How fun!!! You & Meltem deserve all the accolades! HOw great that you already have her in the kitchen with you… this is somthing I struggle with, sadly.

    xoxox Amy

    P.S. Thank you for the nice words about moi! Big kisses!

  11. I found some great new food blogs through this article. Thanks!

  12. oh yes! Happy Mothers’ Day farida..forgot to drop that in in my previous comment. 😉 xx

  13. It’s 12:01am on Mother’s Day and what do I see? An award from you! Farida!! Thank you so much. I wish you could see the big smile on my face!

    Happy Mother’s Day!!

  14. Congratulations for the awards! You deserve them!
    And thanks for passing one to me too, I am honored!

  15. Congratulations on all your awards they are SO well deserved 😀

    Rosie x

  16. Hi again!
    This time, I am tagging you! Check my blog for this one. :)

  17. Congrats on the awards, you are so deserving of them :)

  18. Farida, you deserve all the awards you can get, you do have a wonderful blog here!
    Thank you and Meltem for the award, I appreciate it very much :)

  19. WOW… i’m super honored, farida!! this award us is one of the online ones i really liked. the idea behind it is awesome! i really, really thank you. i’ll be posting it soon! we love your blog!




  21. Thank you, dear Farida!