Tuesday, June 22, 2010

We're One Year Old, Today! And The Winner Is...

by Hilary Havarti & Suzy Gruyere

Happy Birthday to our little blog! Today, it turns one year old. Wheee! Bust out the balloons and macaroni cake!

Big congratulations to Rebekah, the winner of our birthday sweepstakes.
Her favorite recipe is "Emeril's recipe (you can find it on the Food Network website under "Em's Mac n' Cheese." She's soon to be the proud owner of a set of *adorb* mac and cheese candles and a groovy, eco-friendly Clean Kitchen Set courtesy of Goodbye Detergent http://www.goodbyedetergent.com/. Thanks to everyone who entered.

Now, since we birthed this baby, we must bore with you some milestones and deliver shout outs to the folks that helped us grow.

First Words:
Mac and cheese, natch.

First Post: 
June 22, 2009
Nickel Diner review

Total Number of Blog Entries:
79 and counting.

Total Number of Recipes Tested: 29

Biggest Traffic Day:
Monday, March 15th - 3,471 visitors! So much for the old, "Beware the Ides of March," paranoia.

Sites that referred the most traffic:
1. Metafilter.com - Referred 3,972 folks! A big virtual hug to our mac
loving friends at metafilter. http://www.metafilter.com/90089/Mac-and-cheese-bacon 

2. Google.com - 3,807 mac lovers. Yay, Google. You're our favorite search engine.

3. Facebook.com - 1,217 friends. What can we say? We Heart Facebook.

4. Thedailywhat.com - 994 readers. You rule, thedailywhat.com.

Facebook Fans - 235 fans! Become a fan here:

Twitter.com/weheartmacaroni - 151 followers! Follow us @weheartmacaroni.

Foodbuzz.com Friends - 208!

But most of all, we want to give a big smooch to all you loyal readers. Without you, we'd be just a dusty old page floating around in cyberspace.

So, thank you! We Heart YOU!


Rebekah said...

Woo! That's totally awesome! :-) Just let me know what I need to do.

Hilary Havarti said...

Hi Rebekah, congratulations! I left a comment for you on your blog too. :) Just email us your mailing address at weheartmac@gmail.com and we'll have the prizes shipped! Thanks for playing!