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Sunday, March 11, 2012

mangia mondays 53: ONE YEAR!

welcome to the one-year anniversary of

the blog hop i'm *delighted* to host each week with
lisa from shine your light.

can you believe that it has been an entire year since we started?
boy, have we come a long way!
thank you all for coming back each week & linking up!
i just love everything you guys post
& getting inspired by all of your amazing ideas.
i think i've gained a million virtual pounds just looking
at all of your delicious creations each week... ;)

you guys really are the best.

in honor of our one year anniversary
& all of your awesomeness,
i'm doing a giveaway!

i'm giving away a $50 gift card!

how to enter:
- there are a few ways you can enter to win! -

1. link up like you normally do for mangia mondays
2. leave a comment below! what would you get with your giftcard?
3. share this post on facebook
4. or share this post on twitter {include #delightfullydowling}
{leave another comment for each additional entry}
{all additional entries through facebook & twitter will be verified!}

that's 4 whole chances to win! :D

winner will be selected at random next monday,
with the random number generator from
& will be announced on tuesday,

good luck to you all
& thank you again for your support each week!
lisa & i love you {& your food posts}!

how mangia mondays work:
. add a link to your recipe or food post & visit some others who have linked up before you .
. link back to mangia mondays anywhere on your blog .
. thanks for not linking up to giveaways or items you're selling .
. help spread the word about mangia mondays by sharing this post with others .

until next time,
dowlings out!


  1. Thanks so much for hosting, congrats on 1 year.

    I would buy a new attachment for my camera.

  2. Congrats for the one year!! And to think I just discovered you! :) I would probably load up the kindle with all the books that I want but am too frugal to pay for :)

  3. Thank you for the party! Happy anniversary!!
    I linked up savory waffles...yum :)

  4. The gift card would go towards a new camera :)

  5. Love finding great recipes on your hop! ~ Ellen @ .

    1. My daughter and I love Zumba... I'd pick up the entire series!

  6. Tweeted your hop and giveaway @seasonalthings!

    Ellen @

  7. Congratulations on one year of Mangia Mondays! Thanks so much for letting me be a part of it.

    With the card, I would get some sale-priced groceries - yes, Amazon sells groceries!

    thefrugalfollies at gmail dot com

  8. Tweeted about this post!!/frugalfollies/status/179191864228982784

    thefrugalfollies at gmail dot com

  9. I might put it toward some new running shoes. :)

  10. Congrats!! I would totally love to buy a internal frame backpack (hiking trips!!) :)

    The Farm Girl

  11. I linked up Banana Oat Bars :)

  12. I also linked up the No Bake Berry Oreo Cheesecake!!

  13. I just linked up! Thanks for hosting each week :)

  14. I have so many things I'd like to buy on Amazon...I'd probably use the gift card towards some fun food items :)

  15. I tweeted :)!/melissa_826/status/179223982900383744

  16. Congrats on your one-year! Many more to come are wished for you!

  17. Congrats on your one-year anniversary! I'm happy to have found your hop and posted my sloppy lentils recipe. I'd use the gift card to invest in some new ingredients I've been wanting to try in my kitchen, including sprouted spelt flour.

  18. Congratulations on one year!! You're blog is fantastic. :) Have a great week!

  19. Happy anniversary! If I won the gift card, I'd have to buy more cookbooks. Can't help myself!