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Soup-a-Palooza Thank You and Winners!

WOW! Kristen and I want to thank everyone who made Soup-a-Palooza such a HUGE success!


We ended up with over 230 soups, chili’s and stews linked up! That’s more than double the entries from Love the Pie!

The word about Soup-a-palooza spread like wildfire all over facebook and twitter! There were over 12 search pages using the twitter hashtag #Soupaplooza.

Congratulations to all of the winners of incredible prize packs our sponsors provided!! Kristen and I both used the to each choose five winners. You can check out Kristen’s five winners at Dine and Dish.

Our favorite bean company, Bush’s Beans, will be sending this prize package to Kellie with her Hearty Bacon Minestrone

Pillsbury simply prizePillsbury generously offered up 4 baskets of goodies to Soup-a-Palooza participants. The 2 lucky winners from my selection are Roberta, with her Chicken Tortilla Soup and Allison with her French Onion Soup (left in comments).

Next up, is beautiful apron from The Hip Hostess.  This demi style pink mocha apron is going to Rebecca with her Corn ChowderThink how cute you’re going to look serving soup in that apron!

Westminster crackers prize pack

And finally,  we have the best crackers I’ve ever had….. Westminster Crackers.  The winner of this prize pack is going to love serving up their soup in that tureen!  The winner is, Robyn with her Tomato Basil Soup.

Thanks again to our wonderful Soup-a-Palooza sponsors and to all of the participants who submitted their favorite  recipes.

A special thanks to Kristen on working with me on this fun project!!

Me and Kristen at The Culinary Institute of America with Bush's Beans

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A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog,, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. Google+

26 Responses to “Soup-a-Palooza Thank You and Winners!”

  1. bbrunophotography posted on February 23, 2011 at 11:42 am (#)

    I was on a 12-day snowbound adventure during all the hoopla. So sorry I missed it, as soup is my favorite winter meal! What’s on tap next? :)

  2. this blessed nest posted on February 23, 2011 at 11:45 am (#)


    i think soup is the “go-to” meal for winter. so easy & so yummy.

    thanks for the fun prize pack from bush beans. i’m excited about it!!!

    happy wednesday!

  3. Paula posted on February 24, 2011 at 9:56 am (#)

    What a fun link-up you and Kristen held and at a perfect time of the year. Congrats to all the winners and to both of you ladies for hosting such a great event.

  4. Roberta posted on February 24, 2011 at 10:08 am (#)

    Woo Hoo! I’m so excited…thanks so much for hosting and for my wonderful prize pack. Congratulations to all the other winners and looking forward to the next party!!
    Fondly, Roberta

  5. Roberta posted on March 2, 2011 at 1:36 pm (#)

    My prize package came today and I just love it 😉 Thanks again Cheryl!

    Fondly, Roberta


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