Yesterday I was walking on Park City’s Main Street with a gaggle of food bloggers. I overheard snippets of Snapchatting their latest adventure and Pinning their latest post. And heaven forbid, did they remember to post a Facebook post at just the right minute before the hour?
Then we got a phone call that changed our whole perspective. Thank you Kristin.
One of the foundations of food blogging, a woman who so many of us knew and respected online and off…she passed away yesterday morning. In her sleep.
What? How does that happen? “I just texted her yesterday.” “But, she’s in my Facebook group and we just messaged.” “She just shared my recipe on Twitter.” “But, how can this happen? She has three children!”
This isn’t any food blogger. This is a food blogger that has impacted a community. Not only bloggers, but also blog readers and 2.5 million Facebook followers.
This woman, she made an impact. Isn’t that the only thing any of us can wish for in the end?
I made the cake above for my husband’s birthday this week and I am here to vouch for it being the best yellow cake ever. Only to be outdone by this recipe for chocolate frosting. I don’t know if I’ll ever make it from another recipe. Ever.
It was made for him, but is now shared with Joan.
Rest in peace Joan. In some way, this cake photo is for your memory and Chocolate Chocolate and More. Thank you for all you did to make our community a better, and more helpful and inspiring place.
What you may have missed with FoodieCrush this week
If you’re like me, you’re all over the place, here’s a recap of what’s happened around here.
Plus, one of this week’s FC featured links: Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes You Need In Your Life
And with that, it’s time to dive deep into this week’s Friday Faves.
I mean seriously, could Bradley Cooper get any cuter? Drool. Thank you Ellen!
Yep, I’m already thinking about Thanksgiving and this sounds so good!
I have a mac n’ cheese recipe coming your way soon, but seriously, THIS put me over the edge!
This is how you fancy up apples!
Pull out your crockpot for this Sunday dinner feast.
10 recipes that are only popular because of Pinterest. I mean, is frozen banana REALLY ice cream?
These little turnovers! Imagine making them “bloody” for Halloween.
What to do when a bunch of 15-year-old boys show up trick or treating at your doorstep. It isn’t what you think…
70 recipes you DO NOT want to miss. It’s a party!
Want to change your life? The 10 best podcasts every woman should know.
They’re nearly done, but still hanging on! The best spots in Utah to see fall leaves.
It’s a match! The perfect wine to go with your Halloween candy.
These Halloween DIYs…I LOVE those pumpkins.
9 iconic couples to dress up as for Halloween. #6. You’re the one that I want.
The only thing that could overshadow Back to the Future Day and the introduction of the of the first pair of self tying shoes was the release of the Star Wars trailer. But where is Luke Skywalker? #whereisluke Will you be paying $2,000 for a ticket to the first day opener?
We are obsessed with this at our house. It’s a TV watching game changer. Bye bye snuggie.
Well these would look cute on just about any dinner table.
We have these floors and I’ll never go back. If you’re remodeling or building, think about it.
A refreshing read: An open letter of apology to my thighs.
10 things to ditch in 10 minutes to be clutter-free.
Blog Biz Links
Pin for the Win
Here’s a few pins that caught my eye this week. Now they’re candy for yours!
Butternut Squash Gnocchi in Fontina Cheese Sauce
The real deal. And all the flavors of fall.
French Onion Chicken Sandwich
The vinegar tang marinade is what makes these gooey sandwiches gooooood.
Pumpkin Spice Pretzel Bites with Bourbon Maple Cream Cheese Dip
Soft, chewy and they take only 10 minutes to make. A dessert to impress!
Happy weekending friends, get into the kitchen and make something good.
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