GIVEAWAY! Lakeland Food Hampers, Prepped and The Good Table Books ~ Celebrate my 100th Post!

Lakeland Food HampersThe winners are:

Hamper = #38 
The Good Table = #42 
Prepped = #25 
(Inside a British Mum’s Kitchen)

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners, please contact me with your addresses.

I used an on-line random number generator ~ But I have not figured out how to post the widget here!

Lakeland British Afternoon Tea Hamper

From Cottage Delight, based in the Staffordshire Moorlands, comes an array of handmade, speciality foods, perfect for an afternoon tea aficionado. Once empty, the bag is ideally sized for lunch on the go.
  • Strawberry Extra Jam (227g).
  • Afternoon Tea (100g).
  • English Toffee Biscuits (200g).
  • Clotted Cream (85g).
  • Suitable for Vegetarians and GM free
Lakeland Great British Cheeseboard Hamper

When Wendy first saw this quirky jute bag, she loved it even before she knew the contents, and the goodies inside did not disappoint! From Cottage Delight, based in the Staffordshire Moorlands, comes an array of handmade, speciality foods perfect for a cheese lover. Once empty, the bag is ideally sized for lunch on the go.
  • Oval Alberts (150g).
  • Cheeseboard Chutney (330g).
  • Cheese Maker’s Pickle (115g).
  • Caramelised Onion Chutney (105g).
  • Suitable for Vegetarians and GM free
“Prepped” by Vanessa Kimbell
Prepped by Vanessa Kimbell

Prepped!: Gorgeous Food without the Slog – a Multi-tasking Masterpiece for Time-short Foodies

“The Good Table” Books by Valentine Warner
The Good Table by Valentine Warner
~ Celebrate my 100th Post! ~
To celebrate my 100th post I am hosting a HUGE Giveaway Party! A BIG thanks to all of you who have made my early days of blogging so enjoyable and for following me…..I have enjoyed my first 100 posts and plan on posting many more; meeting new people and reading about them and their recipes, traditions and family lives has been inspirational and I feel I have made some lifelong friends already. 
I have THREE prizes up for grabs, a choice of one food hamper from Lakeland and two books as shown above; and there will be three separate draws and SEVEN opportunities to be entered into the draw!
~Here is how you can win one of these prizes ~ 
1. Follow me, see top right of this blog in the sidebar, and post a comment to say you are following me here.
2. Follow me on Twitter, again, see right hand sidebar to follow me. Leave a separate comment to say you have followed me.
3. Subscribe to my blog for daily e-mails ~ again in the sidebar on the right hand side. Leave a separate comment to say you have done so. 
4. Tweet this post, using the Twitter button at the bottom of this post, again I need a separate post to say you have done this!
5. A DOUBLE entry into the draw ~ share this Giveaway post on your blog for TWO more chances of winning ~ share the live link so we are linked up and post the logo as shown here and leave a separate comment to say you have linked up with me:
6. Leave a comment telling me what you most like about my blog and what I can improve on in the future ~ again, I need a separate comment for this obviously!  
That is SEVEN chances to have your name in the draw for one of the THREE prizes! For SEVEN chances I need SIX comments, with one comment for linking up a DOUBLE entry!

This Giveaway party will run from today the 20th September until Midnight GMT on the 1st October!
This is open to anyone, not just the UK ~ some hampers cannot be sent outside the UK, but I can substitute some that can be sent overseas!


  1. Kate@whatkatebaked says

    I LOVE that you update daily (sometimes twice daily) and that the blog is ALWAYS a great read…looking forward to the next 100 posts!

  2. Heather says

    Oh! What a fantastic giveaway! And congrats on 100 posts! You'll have hundreds more I know, its a bit addictive! 😀
    That bag is wonderful! And then all the goodies, they look delicious! Just this weekend we were hanging out in the British section of the international foods aisle, lol, trying to figure things out. I had to restock myself on some drinking chocolate!
    Awesome giveaway, i've got my fingers crossed!

  3. thebotanicalbaker says

    I'm already foloowing you on Twitter and all but have posted a link to this page on my facebook page for you. Can't believe you're giving these things AWAY! Mad woman! xx

  4. Karen S Booth says

    Don't forget for more chances to win I need a separate comment for each thing!
    Forgot to say, I am not paying for the hampers….so not so mad Botanical Baker! LOL!

  5. Isobel says

    What I love about your blog is that you post your recipes without being pretentious and in a wonderful, lovely way. :)

  6. PaulaG says

    Karen, Congratulations! I have been following your blog for awhile. It is always so delightful. Do you still have my address? You know for mailing me my prize. :)

  7. Irma says

    First of all: Happy 100 posts!

    Now, what a fantastic giveaway! Let me see if I manage apply in the seven different ways. I'm a bit clumpsy but I'll try!

  8. Athena says

    I just found your blog today, and I am enjoying your photos and recipes. I can't wait to explore it more.

    cereza25 at yahoo dot com

  9. Bee happy says

    Already a follower of your sweet blog :) great giveaway and congrats on reaching 100 posts!!

    Bee happy x
    Have a delicious day!

  10. Inside a British Mum's Kitchen says

    What a generous and fantastic giveaway – so love visiting your blog – I'm busying trying to Twit!

  11. Inspired by eRecipeCards says

    I guess that's pretty generous… was hoping for a night at the B&B to visit my hens!

    And you are posted on the home page…

    Good luck, hope you have a few hundred entrees (and a few dozen new readers)!


  12. Choclette says

    Congratulations on your 100th post and what a generous way to celebrate. I would love a copy of prepped in particular but would be pleased to get any of these (big smiles). You're a very welcome addition to the food blogging world and I really enjoy your posts. I love what you write about and your recipes and the fact you are so generous with your comments and tweets. My only problem is that you are so prolific and I just don't have time to read it all.

  13. millefeuilles says

    Hello Karen,

    Congratulations on your 100th post: I'm a VERY long way from that mark!

    I would love to enter your giveaway (even if I too live in France?)

    Thank you so very much for this super offer.

  14. carolinajewel says

    Karen, I am already a follower of your blog and love it! Would love to win anything from you and your kitchen!

  15. carolinajewel says

    My favorite thing about your blog is spending time with you, mon amie! I missed your "company." I do love all your fabulous recipes and wonderful photography!

  16. Annie says

    Hmm, what do I like most about your blog? I honestly don't see much room for improvement. You post more often than I can always keep up with, but that's hardly a criticism. When I do catch up with you I always find really good food brilliantly photographed that I know I'd love to eat. I'm not a huge foodie and yours is the only food blog I follow slavishly. I love it 😀
    Great giveaway Karen, and huge congratulations on your 100th post 😀

  17. ~Tablescapes By Diane~ says

    Hi lovely lady.
    I do not tweeted but~~Im going to put your Button on my Blog sidebar if this is OK with you.
    Telling about your give a way.
    XXOO Diane

  18. FABBY'S LIVING says

    I don't tweet, but I am a follower, love your blog! Thank you so much for the generous giveaway and for the chance…hope I win it, I love it!! Hugs, FABBY

  19. Andra Banting says

    What I like most about your blog is the beautiful pictures. One thing I think would make it better is if you added a separate page with a list of your recipes and catergories of food.

  20. Janice says

    I love to visit your blog to see the lovely meals you make, the fabulous photographs and I particularly like it when you show things that have a french feel to them.

  21. Alice says

    …and I absolutely love you blog, especially the fact that you're so committed to the cause and post everyday…I think I could learn something from that with my blog! Honestly, I have nothing to suggest for improvement…just keep on blogging! (ps, in my first comment I didn't include my name so 'Anonymous' is me)

  22. Karen S Booth says

    O-M-G! I came here to reply to all of your posts, I thought, but there are 62 of them, so PLEASE forgive me, but I won't have time to reply to you all individually!
    THANKS so much for all of your kind AND helpful comments, and for entering this Giveaway with such gusto! That's brilliant! I have logged all entries to here, and have made a note of suggestions and comments too…..and PLEASE spread the word, this Giveaway is open until the 1st October, so plenty of time for friends to enter!
    It's SO wonderful to see old and new friends here, and GOOD LUCK in the draw too.
    (I am particularly busy as we have B and B guests arriving today for a few days.)

  23. Karen S Booth says

    A quick reply to my friend across the pond Dave ~ he just posted as I did! THANKS Dave! Will be along to see it!
    Hens are on form, 3 eggs today!

  24. Tracy says

    I actually just found your blog and I'm so glad I did. I love your photographs and recipes. I'm looking forward to reading your previous posts.

  25. xinex says

    I don't think you need to change anything on your boog. Your photos are wonderful and the food photos are making my mouth water, so I guess those are my favorites….Christine

  26. Mitinita says

    I wouldn't change the blog,it represents you so well. I'd only like a photo tutorial,so I can learn more from you. Congratulations on your 100th post!

  27. Priya Sreeram says

    The funky narrative and lovely recipes explained lucidly is the main attraction of your blog. Keep up the good work and the giveaway is cool

  28. anthony harrington says

    hello, I am now following your blog, as a lover of all things Lakeland and a vegetarian, I am keeping my fingers crossed!

  29. Jenevieve says

    I'm new to your blog and have to say it really is a great foodie blog, I love the recipes as well as the informative posts about a variety of food. I think I need to try the scottish morning rolls recipe, they look delicious! :) x

  30. JoeyGrey says

    I've spent a nice morning reading through some of your recipes. I am an impatient cook – I like everything to be done simply and quickly – and you have some great recipes that suit my impatience. But there are others that are tempting me to put some effort in :) I'm going to give the ciabatta bread rolls a try first and then plunge into a few more over the next week.

  31. Inspired by eRecipeCards says

    wow…. 160 comments! Just checking in to see if you had any interest (BTW, I follow you).

    I would say the contest is a winner… Must be the pot of jam. People love pots of jam

  32. katrina walsh says

    I like the fact the updates are regular enough to make them feel like family almost but arent so much that theyre intrusive :)

  33. nursey says

    loving the amount of goat's cheese! seriously, it's lovely to see such tasty recipes which are simple but look delicious!

  34. Coupon Savvy Sarah says

    Karen – my comments about your blog are: YOUR PHOTOS AND RECIPES are phenomenal! Makes my mouth water and wish I was a guest at your B&B

    Sarah aka Mom2Rose

  35. Joanne Blunt says

    I have tweeted @joanneblunt

    (I would also link to my blog if I knew how to, but I will sadly have to leave this step out :( )

  36. Charlotte Jones says

    Just been browsing back through your blog and am definitely going to have to have a go at some of the recipes this week!

    Lovely, descriptive posts – they really make the foods seem like they are there in front of me :)

    Love the detail in the photos with the posts – I always find that having photos as part of a recipe make me much more inclined to read on and, eventually, have a go at making it :)

  37. Karen S Booth says

    THANKS for the HUGE turnout here, it is LOVELY to see so many people fired up!
    The GIVE AWAY is closed now ~ winners will be announced early next week!
    THANKS again!

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