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Friday, April 9, 2010

Ultimate Blog Party 2010

I am joining in the Ultimate Blog Party at 5 Minutes for Mom. Thanks for stopping by! To find some great new blogs jump over there and spend afew hours going though all the great links!

I am Jenny. I am married to a great guy and have two fantastic kids. Bubba is almost 11 and loves reading, lacrosse and XBox. Boo Boo is 6 and loves to play outside and craft. We have 2 dogs, an English Bulldog named Rosie and a French Bulldog named Rhett. I teach Human Geography and European History at a local high school and we own a family BBQ restaurant in a large city several miles from where we live. We lead a very simple life, enjoying our family and friends on our back porch.


I have 2 blogs that showcase the two hobbies I love the most - reading and cooking.

Books, Just Books is where I blog about the books I have read and keep up with all the reading challenges I

Love Being in My Southern Kitchen is where I share all my favorite recipes, gardening successes, and any crafting I can fit into my busy day.

Here are a few favorite postings to make you feel welcome!
Spinach Pesto Ravioli

I love all the prizes available during the Block Party at 5 Minutes for Mom. If I am lucky enough to win one (crossing fingers) I would love any of the following - 4, 6, 7, 11, 20, 23, 31, 37, 49, 52, 55, 70, 71, 73, 74, 76, 84, 87, 88, 94, 95, or 107.

30 comments:

  1. Hi, Jenny! Just stopping by from the UPB to say Hello! How cool that you own a family BBQ restaurant! I'd be the size of a house. :) YUM!

    Looking forward to getting to know you. Stop by my blog if you'd like!

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  2. Stopping by via the Ultimate Blog Party.
    I to love spending time in my kitchen! And my other passion is reading...but have not had that much time to lately :( Going to check out your blogs!
    Have a great Friday and enjoy the party!!

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  3. Stopping by from the party! It would be dangerous to own a restaurant with my happy eaters!

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  4. Hi there! I found you by way of the UBP! I'm Conni (MrsMamaHen.com) army wife and homeschooling mom of three. Nice to meet you!

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  5. Stopping by from the Ultimate Blog Party. Love your craft day and your garden. I wish I could grow things. I always in up killing everything! How exciting that y'all own a bbq restaurant! Yum! Your family is too cute and I can't wait to read more! If ya want feel free to come check out my blog!

    Hattie
    http://godlovehim-hattie.blogspot.com/

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  6. Have fun at the UBP! Great to connect!

    Jenni
    My UBP blog post: How to Make a Tutu blog - hope you'll stop by and visit! And my Mom Blogger $100 Cash Contest

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  7. Hi Jenny! Stopping by from the UBP! Nice to "meet" you. Love your spinach pesto ravioli recipe. Definitely a keeper. I've put it on my menu for next week. I look forward to reading more from you!

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  8. I am so excited to check out your recipes! Thanks for sharing. You may enjoy our website:

    www.powerofmoms.com

    It really gives you a boost in your mothering efforts through tips, articles, goals, etc. Enjoy!

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  9. oh to have time to read again - (deep sigh_ lovely to meet you and thanks for stopping by!

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  10. Hi Jenny! I am stopping by from the UBP and it is so nice to meet you! BBQ restaurant and a teacher... wow, sounds like you are very busy gal!

    Jennifer

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  11. Hi there!

    Visiting by way of UBP 2010 from http://imalazymom.blogspot.com/2010/04/welcome.html

    It's nice to "meet" you!

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  12. Thanks for stopping by! I'm off to check out your recipes :)

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  13. Hi Stopping by from the UBP to say hello.
    So geography teacher and a cook hey!? I can't help but wonder if you try different types of recipes from around the world?
    I guess I'll have to go check that out for myself!
    Would love to have you stop by and say hello too!

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  14. Hi there! I'm popping in from UBP to be your newest Google Follower! Hooray! Hope you're having an awesome weekend! You have a lovely blog! Hope you can swing by mine!

    Bridgette Groschen
    The Groschen Goblins
    www.groschengobllins.com

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  15. Hi! I love being in the kitchen too. My husband would be so jealous - a BBQ place? We watch pit masters all the time. Hope you're enjoying the party!

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  16. Stopping by from UBP and I'm so pleased to have found you! I'm also going to jump over to your other site.

    If you get a minute, stop by for my Blog Party and Gift for UBP ($125.00 value).
    Susan
    www.BlackberryJamCafe.blogspot.com

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  17. Just arrived from the UBP party... although I'm in a rush I'll be back soon... have so many blogs to visit...
    BBQ.. yummmmm

    Happy Day!
    Sandy
    http://thewondersofdoing.blogspot.com/

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  18. Blowing in from the UBP to say hi :)

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  19. Hi -- Stopping by from the UBP!

    We New Englanders dream about being in a warm and cozy Southern Kitchen -- yummy comfort food! Can't wait to check out your recipes.

    Dee :D

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  20. Hi! I have enjoyed checking out your blog. I hope you're enjoying the UBP 2010! I look forward to stopping back by here.

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  21. Hi Jenny! I'm stopping by from the UBP.

    I also love my southern kitchen. It's amazing what goodness comes from a warm, loving kitchen isn't it?

    We also have an English Bulldog. He's 5 and hilarious. I've wanted a French Bulldog, but we have a tiny teacup poodle instead. A bulldog and a poodle - funny!

    I'm following you now and can't wait to read more.

    Come on by if you get a chance and enter my $50 Amazon gift card giveaway.

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  22. Just stopping by from the UBP at Five Minutes for Mom. I love your site and am subscribing to your RSS feed. I would appreciate it if you visited my blog and did the same! I'm looking forward to reading more and getting to know you better.

    Cascia
    The Healthy Moms
    http://www.thehealthymoms.net/2010/04/welcome-to-healthy-moms-blog-party.html

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  23. 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

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  24. Hi, here for the party! I love spending time in my kitchen, too!

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  25. Hi there! Nice to meet you! I enjoyed reading your blog. I'll be sure to visit again. I love your craft day! And I love a good recipe!!

    I hope you can stop by our blog: http://inspiredgiftsblog.blogspot.com
    Inspiredgifts.com is a mom owned newly launched site.

    Have a beautiful day
    Rebecca

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  26. Nice to meet you!

    Blessings to you,
    Lana @
    www.ilovemy5kids.blogspot.com

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  27. I, too, love playing in my southern kitchen... with two little men! Spinach pesto ravioli needs to happen in our house! Yum! :)

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