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Adopt a Blogger #3 – Welcome to the Family(and a Camera Giveaway!)

I am in proud mama mode this morning. We have 114 bloggers participating in Adopt a Blogger #3… this is our biggest Adopt a Blogger yet!

You all are an amazingly talented group of people. I have enjoyed reading through your blogs this past week and trying to make compatible matches. I hope I succeeded and you all get as much possible out of your mentor/mentee relationship! As I was looking through some of the “newbie” blogger sites, it reminded me of one thing. Remember how awkward and not so cute you felt in high school? Now, when you look at high school girls you are amazed at how beautiful and sophisticated they all look? Our group of newbie bloggers is just like that. When I first started blogging, it was awkward and took me awhile to figure it all out. These newbie bloggers are sophisticated and have beautiful blogs! I am very impressed.

Before I get on with with the matches, I need you all to head over to Michele’s blog, Life Lightly Salted. Michele is giving away a brand new digital camera in a giveaway especially for newbie bloggers. If you have had your blog up and running for less than a year, you are eligible to enter. Michele has all the details and requirements. How cool is that? Thank you so much, Michele, for being such a huge supporter of Adopt a Blogger!

Now, for what you have been waiting for… Mentors, meet your new blogging babies! (After the jump)

There you have it – all of the Adopt a Blogger #3 participants! For a complete list of participant expectations, please visit this post. Please contact your match ASAP. If for some reason you have not heard back from your match after one week, please let me know  (but please also keep in mind that I am due with baby #4 any time now, so be patient if I don’t respond immediately). Also, if you are unable to find contact information for your match, let me know that as well!

I will be promoting your Adopt a Blogger posts on Dine & Dish, my Twitter account, my Facebook account and on Stumble Upon. If you write anything about Adopt a Blogger, please link back here or send me an email and I will be sure to promote it. Also, throughout the next couple of months I will be featuring each of you on Adopt a Blogger round up posts. Stay tuned for more information! If you have any questions, concerns, ideas, etc. please let me know kristen <at> dineandddish <dot>net. If you are interested in placing the Adopt a Blogger #3 badge on your site, you will find it in my right hand side bar. Thanks for participating and supporting Adopt a Blogger #3!

Oh – and if I missed someone or you discover a broken link, please let me know!

Now, for those of you here for the Irish Cream Bundt Cake recipe pictured above, click here for my post about this delicious cake!

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Comments

  1. I would love to be adopted.

  2. Eeeeee! I am SO excited! Tartelette, give me a high five! We’re gonna rock this! Woop woop!

    Deelish Dishs last blog post..make-him-your-slave lemon cake

  3. Thanks for including me on such short notice!! I look forward to working with everyone! Now I need to see that Irish Cream Bundt Cake recipe… oh and congrats on baby #4!!

    Brenda Campbells last blog post..Anyone want free chocolate??

  4. YAY!!! I am so excited! This is going to be so much fun!

    Tanias last blog post..Thoughtful Thursday…Beginning of Summer

  5. Yay! I’ll head over to BRB…Eating. :)

    Joys last blog post..Cranberry Granola

  6. Forgot to say thanks, geez.

    Thank you so much for doing this! I know you’re busy and expecting your baby #4 soon. You rock!

    Joys last blog post..Cranberry Granola

  7. Thank you!!!!

    Marthas last blog post..I’ve been adopted!

  8. Very interesting roundup of food bloggers. According to the definition I’m a newbie…btw I’ll post a link to this event in my next events-posts.
    If you’re adopted, will you receive this delicious cake also? hehe ;)

    Have a great weekend!
    Gera

    Gera @ SweetsFoodss last blog post..Culinary Art School Classes for Becoming a Chef, Cooking for Fun or Simply Food Passion? (Poll) and Salad Poll Result

  9. Kristin, Anja already made me snort my tea! your’re good :)

    Tartelettes last blog post..In The Kitchen With Lemonpi

  10. I am so excited! thank you!

    Jos last blog post..Tanka Bar Giveaway Winner!

  11. This is so great Kristen! Thanks for putting all of this together! It feels so so special! Yay!

    Joy the Bakers last blog post..Brownie Bottom Ice Cream Cupcakes

  12. Sweetie, I don’t know how you do it! Find the time to blog, arrange events such as this and still have time to write for other sites! You are Super Woman!!! ;) Make sure to take a few minutes for yourself, OK?

    LyBs last blog post..California Rolls or Beginner Sushi

  13. Great response — and so many new blogs to explore. Good luck with child #4.

  14. Yay! Thank you Kristen! What a great turn out. I look forward to getting to know my buddy as well as other adopt a bloggers!

    Now where’s the badge? =)

  15. lol, I see it! I was looking for the old style one. Haha! =)

  16. That’s quite a list of folks who in the adoption program. How great!

    The Duo Dishess last blog post..Let Them Eat Cake

  17. THANK YOU SO MUCH for organizing this Kristen!!! What a huge thing to take on when you have baby coming any day. We soooo appreciate you. :)

    Lori @ The Recipe Girls last blog post..Lunch with Mario Batali: Asparagus Risotto

  18. Thank you for including me on the list and organizing all of this!

    Elissas last blog post..Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria

  19. What? You might not respond right away because of baby #4? Fine – I guess that’s a priority. ;)

    You’re awesome for doing all of this. Congrats on such a successful event. So much for keeping it relatively small – it’s just too popular!

    Psychgrads last blog post..Peanut Butter Banana Bars

  20. Thank you Kristen! I’m so excited to be taken under Equal Opportunity Kitchen’s wing. I can’t wait!

    Rebecca (Foodie With Family)s last blog post..Taco Joes: If a sloppy joe and a taco were to marry and have a baby…

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