Consider this a small-but-grateful thank you to my readers! As some of you may know I haven’t been on the blog-o-sphere very long, I only started this blog in July, but since then this blog has grown its fair share. The number of readers continues to grow and grow every single day! It’s been pretty nice 🙂 I only added the “follow” option a month (maybe 2 months?) ago and we already have 100 (106) followers! Well, as a “thank you!” we will be doing a handmade giveaway for every 100 readers ohdeardrea gains 🙂

To enter to win a handmade (by Marlowe and I) high-waisted apron simply leave a comment telling me your favorite (in the spirit of the winter snow) summer time meal! A random comment generator will be used to choose the winner. Entries will be allowed until Thursday, February 10th. And we will announce our *handmade giveaway* winner on Friday the following day. Goodluck!

Tell your friends! And have a marvelous weekend!

OH! Ps. Due to my insomnia I added ohdeardrea on Facebook at 5am this morning. I wont spam you guys about it, but you should “like” ohdeardrea!


  1. Chilled corn soup with fried green tomatoes and fresh berries from the farmer's market for dessert. Yum!

  2. my favorite summer meal is probably grilled fish and mango and mint salsa… or watermelon and feta salad.

  3. Last summer my favorite meal was raw cucumber and avocado soup. Hmm…so good, I cannot wait for the spring to eat more veggies and fruits.

  4. A pile of fresh fruit with homemade cream cheese dip, to be eaten outside of course!

  5. oh, that is adorable! my favorite summer time meal is bbq chicken (done on an outdoor charcoal grill) with potato salad.Yummo!

  6. I love this apron! My fave summertime meal is fish tacos with homemade salsa and guacamole. Last summer when I was pregnant I made fresh salsa every weekend. It was a constant craving.

  7. That apron is adorbs! I love it!

    My favorite summer meal is sweet potato fries cooked in coconut oil, fresh fruit salad, corn on the cob and sweet basil, tomato and mozzarella.

  8. BEAUTIFUL apron, woman!

    I adore light, raw meals in the summer.
    My favorites include freshly juiced lemonade (consisting only of Apples and Lemons),BIG salads and TONS of fruit. I love sandwiches too, with melted cheese and veggies piled high.

  9. My mom always grew berries growing up, so my favorite thing to do in the summer was to wake up in the morning, pick fresh berries from the garden, add some peaches and oj and make a smoothie for breakfast. I like to freeze fruit in it's prime to use it in the winter for smoothies, too!

  10. in the summer i love pasta with feta cheese and baby tomatoes 🙂 love the apron!! so cute!

  11. My favorite summer time meal would be Corn on the cob and Fried zucchini!! So good.

    If you sold aprons like this I would definitely buy one!

  12. Great giveaway!! My favorite summertime meal is FRUIT. Fruit salad, fruit smoothies, fruit anything – i love it!

    Thanks for the chance to win. Love your blog!!

  13. What a beautiful apron!
    My favourite summer meal has to be a leafy salad with chickpeas, beetroot and maybe some falafel but definitely served with some kind of chili based dressing.

  14. My favorite summertime meal is fresh sliced peaches and nectarines from the trees in my friends backyard with a dash of cinnamon. Now I really miss summer 🙂 I also do a lot of cooking in the summer (and all year) which is why I LOVE that apron. 😉 So adorable! How do you do it girl?

  15. adorable! my favorite summer meal is armenian summer salad: tomatoes, middle eastern cucumbers, red onions, mint parsley olive oil, lemon and sea salt. YUMM

  16. An apron with a fox? TOO adorable!
    Congrats on 100+ fans!

    My fave summertime food is macaroni salad. It is my weakness. I don't even care what kind – creamy, oily, zesty, you name it!
    A close second would be cut up melon and wild strawberries.

    ps: also having a giveaway on my blog for canvas art and a gnome pincushion. Pop by if you like!

  17. Such a great giveaway! I would have to say my favorite summertime meal would be a cold pasta whole wheat pasta salad with lots of veggies. Another thing I can't get enough of (during the summer, or anytime) is fruit. Love your blog!!

  18. omg.
    <3 Katie

    oh, my favorite summer time meal of the moment is mango & black bean quinoa salad and I've been making it nonstop since the blizzards began.

    also, my word verification is "scoot".

  19. Adorable apron! And congratuilations on your blogging success. I always love reading.

    My favorite summertime meal is anything fresh from my garden or the farmer's market specifically a mixed green salad with radishes, peppers, snap peas, cucumers, a boiled egg white and goat cheese! Yum. I can't wait for this summer just so I can eat a salad fresh and crisp every day.

    -Carey @

  20. My favorite summertime meal is Zaru Soba. It's cold soba noodles served with a refreshing broth and chopped scallions and seaweed. Wish a side of edamame, so delicious!

  21. Hi! I found your blog looking for vegan/vegetarian recipes. This also looks like a great giveaway!

    My favorite thing to eat in the summer are fresh veggies purchased from the farmer's market cooked in various ways.
    My favorite go to recipe is usually purple potatoes, onions, basil, summer squash and peas stir fried up with salt, pepper and dill weed.

  22. love the apron. sooo cute.

    My favorite summer time food – strawberry salad – spinach, strawberries, almonds, poppy seed dressing, and grilled chicken – enjoyed on a picnic with some sparkling lemonade.

  23. I was interested in vegan recipes and came across your blog. You have a great blog about life in general; especially for young women! Thanks for sharing!

    My favorite summer recipe: Watermelon Arugula and Feta Salad-clean, fresh, and easy!

  24. Not just summertime but anytime…grilled pizza with fresh mozzarella,basil,tomatoes and any other fresh ingredients I can find!

    Love the apron, it's "foxy"

  25. LOVE the apron! My favorite summer meal is grilled chicken with spinach, strawberries, goats cheese and dressing! Yum yum!

  26. I don't remember how I stumbled across your blog but I adore how brutally honest you are. Wish we were neighbors because then we'd be friends! (I'd make it happen.) 🙂

    My favorite summer time meal is potato tacos with a homemade salsa – delicious!

  27. SO CUTE! my favorite summertime meal is grilled tilapia with a lot of lemon and a little olive oil and strawberry risotto, sooo delicious! (sorry not vegan at all 😉 and of course any kind of green salad to go with

  28. what a great looking apron, Drea!! i want it. 😉

    one of my favorite summer meals has got to be a really chilled (with ice cubes in it) gazpacho. my mouth is watering while i'm typing.

  29. Um. Grilled corn on the cob. Grilled asparagus with a version of Mark's recipe… something like balsamic with maple syrup and garlic and pepper… something like that. vegan potato salad and bbq seitan. so good.

  30. Love the Apron, so cute! I love to make fresh out of my garden

    drizzled with a little vinegar & cream and a sprinkle of sugar

    Fried baby potatoes & onion

    A slice of fresh tomato on homemade bread…..
    Now I'm hungry!!!

  31. My favorite summer time meal would have to be grilled pineapple and chicken with fresh fruit and homemade ice cream for desert. 🙂

  32. how cute! i hope i win! 🙂

    my favorite summertime meal is a HUGE green salad with veggies from my garden, topped with grilled chicken and a balsamic dressing.

    fresh watermelon and strawberries for dessert!

  33. And what a good blog it is! I'm super happy we internet ran into each other.

    My favorite summertime meal is BBQ portabella mushroom burgers with garlic and a boatload of hot sauce. God, winter. GO AWAY NOW!

    Love the apron, you are very talented!

  34. I love to have my personal favorite dish! Garlic spinach capellini.

    -Whole wheat capellini
    -Chicken breast (sliced)
    -fresh garlic (diced)
    -Baby spinach
    -fresh thyme and basil
    -shaved parmasan
    -extra virgin olive oil

    Basically, you cook it all up and mix it together! I enjoy it with crushed croutons on top and lots of cheese!

  35. Thats adorable! My son saw it and said "I wish I had that!" lol

    My favorite summertime meal is sloppy joes, side of salad or fresh veggies!!

  36. Something light and fresh, like a big garden salad with fruit added to it and giant glass of homemade lemonade!

  37. Did you make that?! It is SO precious. I hope you have a shop going 🙂

    My favorite Summer (and anytime) meal is a huge plate of raw fruit and veggies, sliced cheese, with a bowl of plain yogurt and some granola and nuts on the side. Ah, heaven.