Showing posts with label Countdown to 2013. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Countdown to 2013. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Countdown to 2013: Best of 2012

Happy New Year!  A huge thanks to all of you who took time to be a part of our Countdown to 2013.   What a great collection of recipes to kick off the new year. 

  Countdown to 2013 @ Finding Joy of My Kitchen

If you missed the other days earlier this week, check out:

Day 1: Top 12 Breakfast Recipes of 2012
Day 2: Top 12 Soup and Bread Recipes of 2012
Day 3: Top 12 Main Dish Recipes of 2012
Day 4: Top 12 Snack & Appetizer Recipes of 2012
Day 5: Top 12 Dessert Recipes of 2012
Day 6: Top 12 Reader Favorite Recipes of 2012

See them all on our “Best Recipes of 2012” Pinterest board. 

For the final day of the countdown, please link up any recap post from 2012 as we ring in 2013! 

Day 7: Top Hits of 2012

Click on any photo to see the recipe!

1. Homemade Crackers
2. Ranch Chicken Parmesan
3. Crockpot Ziti
4. Italian Pork Chops
5. Cheesy Ham & Pasta Bake

7. Baked Potato Soup
8. Apple Honey Tea
9. Copy Cat Carvel Ice Cream Cake
10. Crockpot Scalloped Potatoes & Ham
11. Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal Cups
12. Kitchen Tip: Removing Apple Wax

Top Referrers of 2012

A HUGE thank you to these wonderfully hard-working and fun bloggers who were my top referrers for 2012. If you haven’t checked out these great blogs, be sure to do so! 

  1. Organizing Junkie
  2. Once A Month Mom
  3. Eat at Home Cooks
  4. Tammy’s Recipes
  5. Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures
  6. The Happy Housewife
  7. Recipe Shoebox
  8. The Finer Things in Life
  9. Feel Good About Dinner
  10. The Atwoods

Link up your recap posts for 2012 below -- all I ask is that you link back to the countdown and that you visit others!

Thanks for participating – I’m already looking forward to next year.  Are you?

Monday, December 31, 2012

Countdown to 2013: Reader Favorites from 2012

Happy last day of 2012! 

Countdown to 2013 @ Finding Joy of My Kitchen

We’ve really been enjoying our time off – lots of game playing (a little 7 Wonders, Race for the Galaxy, Loot, Pack & Stack, and of course, Euchre & Hand & Foot!), and we’re gearing up for another night of fun as we ring in 2013. 

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We are just two days away from the end of the Countdown to 2013

Today and tomorrow are two fun days (& new to the countdown this year):

Today: Reader Favorites
Tomorrow: Any 2012 Recap Post (food-related, please!)

Any stat counter program can help you identify your most popular recipes of the year, and I can’t wait to see which recipes are the most viewed on your blogs.

If you missed out on the other days – do stop by!  The linky is still open, and will remain open for a few more days, so there is still time to link up your best recipes from 2012. 

Day 1: Top 12 Breakfast Recipes of 2012
Day 2: Top 12 Soup and Bread Recipes of 2012
Day 3: Top 12 Main Dish Recipes of 2012
Day 4: Top 12 Snack & Appetizer Recipes of 2012
Day 5: Top 12 Dessert Recipes of 2012

See them all on our “Best Recipes of 2012” Pinterest board. 

Day 6: Top 12 Reader Favorites

Click on any photo to see the recipe!

1. Hot Cocoa on a Stick
2. Greek Yogurt Pound Cake
3. Sweet & Sour Chicken
4. Blueberry Greek Yogurt Muffins
5. Homemade BBQ Sauce
6. Crockpot Parmesan Garlic Chicken

7. Blueberries & Crème Baked Oatmeal
8. Crockpot Chicken Teriyaki Legs
9. Thick & Chewy Sugar Cookies
10. Cheesy Chicken & Ranch Casserole
11. Toasted Marshmallow S’more Bars
12. White Whole Wheat Buttermilk Donuts

There are two easy ways to participate:

1) Create a post highlighting your best recipes of 2012.
2) Link up your best individual recipes for 2012. 

All I ask is that you link back to the countdown and that you visit others!

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Countdown to 2013: Best Dessert Recipes of 2012

Today is likely my favorite day of the Countdown to 2013 – desserts.  Maybe that’s just because I have a sweet tooth!   

Countdown to 2013 @ Finding Joy of My Kitchen

You won’t want to miss out other days of the countdown because the recipes have been wonderful:

Day 1: Top 12 Breakfast Recipes of 2012
Day 2: Top 12 Soup and Bread Recipes of 2012
Day 3: Top 12 Main Dish Recipes of 2012
Day 4: Top 12 Snack & Appetizer Recipes of 2012

See them all on our “Best Recipes of 2012” Pinterest board. 

Day 5: Top 12 Dessert Recipes of 2012

Click on any photo to see the recipe!

1. Blueberry Lemon Oat Bars
2. Cherry Bars
3. Chocolate Oat Fudge Bars
4. Toasted Marshmallow S’more Bars
5. Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies
6. Lemon Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

7. Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars
8. Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Caramelitas
9. Cake Batter Ice Cream
10. Great Harvest Bakery’s Soft Oatmeal Cookies
11. Buster Bar Dessert {warning, contains peanuts; excellent made w/o too!}
12. Lemon Berry Trifle

Bring on the desserts! 

There are two easy ways to participate:

1) Create a post highlighting your best recipes of 2012.
2) Link up your best individual recipes for 2012. 

All I ask is that you link back to the countdown and that you visit others!

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Countdown to 2013: Best Snacks & Appetizers of 2012

I hope you’re having fun on the Countdown to 2013!  So many yummy recipes – be sure to see them all on our “Best Recipes of 2012” Pinterest board.  Be sure to follow along!

Countdown to 2013 @ Finding Joy of My Kitchen

Day 1: Top 12 Breakfast Recipes of 2012
Day 2: Top 12 Soup and Bread Recipes of 2012
Day 3: Top 12 Main Dish Recipes of 2012

Day 4: Top 12 Snack & Appetizer Recipes of 2012

Click on any photo to see the recipe!

1. Ranch Crackers
2. 10-Minute Kale Chips
3. Cheesy Black Bean Dip
4. Grandma’s Sugared Popcorn
5. Roasted Red Pepper Dip
6. Grilled Zucchini Parmesan Strips

7. Pizza Dip
8. Roasted Cauliflower Poppers
9. Caramel Apple Granola
10. Parmesan Feta Peppers
11. Honey Butter Popcorn
12. Baked Mozzarella Sticks

Now it’s your turn - can’t wait to see your best snack and appetizer recipes of the year! I could really use a few new recipes here, so I am really looking forward to your best recipes. 

There are two easy ways to participate:

1) Create a post highlighting your best recipes of 2012.
2) Link up your best individual recipes for 2012. 

All I ask is that you link back to the countdown and that you visit others!

And… Don't miss Sunday's Countdown -- best desserts of 2012!!

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