In Other News…

by Melanie Edwards on October 14, 2009 · 14 comments

in Blogging

I cannot believe it’s already the middle of October. And here in Florida, it’s still in the mid-90s most days! It definitely doesn’t feel like fall. Yet, many stores around here already have their Christmas sections up. Unbelievable.

Anyway, I wanted to take the time to share with you some recent and upcoming events going on in the blogging community.

Article Republished

  • My post on Latino terms of endearment and cultural differences has been republished at MyBrownBaby. Denene has shared my post with her readers and I’m so glad that there’s so many out there that can relate.

ModernMami part of Community Site Warming Party

Tastemaker Challenge

  • The U.S. Potato Board has partnered with nine bloggers, who have officially been deemed the “Tastemaker” Challengers. And guess what? I’m one of them! You can read all the details here, but just know that I’ll be playing Iron Chef a bit. Only thing is, we already know the secret ingredient…potatoes! Follow the conversation on twitter with hashtag #tastemaker.

Got any news to share yourself? Go ahead and let us know in the comments. I’d love to hear about it.

And don’t forget to join the twitter party this Friday! See you there.

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PJ Mullen October 14, 2009 at 10:10 am

Congrats on the tastemaker thing, that looks like a lot of fun. A combination of Iron Chef and Chopped, two of my favorite cooking shows. The seafood month tie in thing sounds interesting. This is the first time I actually know some of the bloggers in one of these events, so good luck!

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Melanie (Modern Mami) October 16, 2009 at 8:24 pm

@PJ Mullen, Thanks PJ! It sounds like a lot of fun; I’m excited! Seafood definitely sounds like a challenge. Hope you vote for me! hint hint ;)

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shawn October 16, 2009 at 3:37 pm

Stopping by to check out your site. I’ll be at the twitter party tonight

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Melanie (Modern Mami) October 16, 2009 at 8:25 pm

@shawn, Hi Shawn! See you in a bit for the party.

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Dana October 16, 2009 at 7:34 pm

I like your site a lot. I’m looking forward to the Community Site Warming Party tonight. Congrats on the Tastemakers… Potatos are an awesome food.

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Melanie (Modern Mami) October 16, 2009 at 8:26 pm

@Dana, Thanks Dana! I appreciate that. I’ll see you on twitter!

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1stopmom October 16, 2009 at 7:42 pm

Congratulations on being a part of the sitewarming and other the other great things you have going on :)

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Melanie (Modern Mami) October 16, 2009 at 8:27 pm

@1stopmom, awww, thanks sweetie. We already need a Nestle reunion, don’t you think?

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Robyns Online World October 16, 2009 at 8:44 pm

Looking forward to learning more about your blog at the #community party tonight – talk to you on twitter a lot, but I don’t know if I had been here to your blog before. Looks great!

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Melanie (Modern Mami) October 16, 2009 at 11:14 pm

@Robyns Online World, Thanks Robyn! I know…we talk all the time. Hope you liked the party.

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Christina @RantRaveRoll October 16, 2009 at 8:47 pm

Congrats on having your article republished. Very cool!
See you tonight for the party.

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Melanie (Modern Mami) October 16, 2009 at 11:15 pm

@Christina @RantRaveRoll, So glad we connected at the twitter party!

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Li October 17, 2009 at 7:51 pm

I totally missed the site warming party, but I got to read some of your tweets – you’re really inspiring!
-Li

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Melanie (Modern Mami) October 20, 2009 at 9:56 pm

@Li, Oh wow! {blushing} Thanks. That means a lot. :D

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