Ultimate Blog Party 2011

by Allison @ Alli 'n Son on April 1, 2011

Ultimate Blog Party 2011

I always, always forget about this. Actually, this is only the second year that I’ve participated. And this year I forgot. Thank goodness for email or the party would have flown right by me.

I’m Allison, also known as Alli in the blogging world. I’m a slightly OCD momma {yes, you do have to eat M&Ms in pairs of matching colors}. and the mother of one spunky, energetic and often hilarious three-year-old boy, with another boy on the way {due this July}.

Most of my free hours are spent sharing life, recipes and photos here at Alli ‘n Son. What began as my story of going from a working mom to a stay at home mom has morphed into something much more delicious. Breads. Pizza. Cookies. I love to get down and dirty in my kitchen, bake, cook and share. Most of all I love to share, because really I can’t eat all of this food. Well, I could, but I may just explode after, and who would be left to clean it up?

Each Friday I host a weekly link up for sweet-inspired foods, Sweet Tooth Friday. Bloggers are invited to share their latest creations, as long as it’s sweet it’s welcome! Don’t forget to bring a napkin when you visit or you’ll be drooling over your keyboard. If you have a sweet recipe to share, stop by this week’s linky and recipe for Toffee Snickerdoodle cookies.

Not only do I cook and bake, I also create. As a “retired” graphic designer I’m constantly searching for ways to stay creative through helping friends and family and through the lens of my camera and often through my iPhone camera. Life as a stay-at-home mom can get boring if you aren’t constantly looking for ways to be creative.

You can also find me chatting on Twitter, sharing on Facebook and snapping away on Flickr. In the few minutes that I have left in the day which aren’t dedicated to eating cookies, I spend as the Content Manager for Blogger Body Calendar.

Yes, life is busy. And it’s awesome.

A Few of my Favorite Things:

That’s a bit about myself, but I’d love to know more about you. If you are a long-time reader or if you just found me through UBP, leave a comment introducing yourself.

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{ 11 comments }

1 Devan @ Accustomed Chaos April 1, 2011 at 11:40 am

So nice to meet you via the UBP11! i am going to go and stalk your recipes because i have a huge sweet tooth!

xxo

2 bj April 1, 2011 at 12:32 pm

Is SWEET TOOTH FRI. lost this week? :)
here’s my link…
http://sweetnothingsbj.blogspot.com/2011/03/early-lunch-or-is-it-brunch.html

If you put up the party, would you kindly add my link…I have linked to you.

3 Allison April 1, 2011 at 1:47 pm

Sweet Tooth Friday is up, here’s the link: http://alli-n-son.com/2011/03/31/toffee-snickerdoodle-cookies/

4 Kristina @ A Home Made by Kiki April 1, 2011 at 10:50 pm

Hi Alli! I’m stopping by from the UBP! I am your newest follower….drawn in by my sweet tooth! Can’t wait to try those toffee snickerdoodle cookies…yum! Stop by and visit if you get the chance!

5 Allison April 4, 2011 at 10:00 pm

Welcome Kristina! I’m addicted to sweets too, obviously! Chocolate is my number one weakness though.

6 lena b April 3, 2011 at 5:16 pm

Hello! Love your blog and will Facebook and Twitter you as soon as I hit submit button. Find me at http://www.way2goodlife.com
P.S. Also if you can find a minute and vote for me as elenka29 here http://www.mamavation.com/2011/03/vote-for-mamavation-mom-3.html
(it’s a competition to get into fitness bootcamp for moms. There is no registration – just click and submit). Looking forward to reading more of your posts

7 Tiffany Manley April 4, 2011 at 1:55 pm

I freaking love your blog! Stopping by from the UBP. I’ll definitely have to hang out here quite a bit; I’m a baker by trade. Well actually, accountant-wanna-be turned baker. Anyway…

Love your blog design. I’ll be checking out your Friday link-ups!

Have a great week!

8 Allison April 4, 2011 at 10:01 pm

Thanks for stopping by Tiffany! Off to check out your blog, I love meeting a fellow baker.

9 Jessica April 8, 2011 at 10:12 am

Howdy!

WOW!! You do love to bake and cook…good for you!!

I am so happy to have found your blog. I am stopping in from the Ultimate Blog Party and this is my very first year participating and this is SO VERY exciting!! LOL

Anyhow…please stop by my blogs and follow whenever you get the opportunity:

So Stylilized is where I am currently offering FREE Custom Blog Designs at http://sostylilized.blogspot.com/2011/04/ultimate-blog-party.html

And…Jessica Lil Corner is where I am blogging about family and life at http://jessicaslilcorner.blogspot.com/2011/04/ultimate-blog-party.html

I welcome your visit at either or both of my blogs and hope to have you stop by and follow really soon!!

Have a very blessed day!! :0)

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