Today I am celebrating the 10th anniversary of when I started this website, 365DaysOfCrockpot.com! I started the site with one idea in mine. Can I cook 365 different slow cooker recipes over the course of one year? It took some effort and a lot of slogging through mediocre or even bad recipes but I completed the task.
When I started blogging the world looked a little different. I had never heard of or used Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube or Instagram. I had a 3 megapixel digital camera and I had no photography skills. I had a 6-month-old baby and a 3-year-old toddler. And my only goal was to finish the year out like I said I would and to perhaps put together a homemade recipe book of all the recipes that I liked.
Well, 10 years later I’ve made hundreds (maybe thousands?) of recipes, had 3 cookbooks published (first, second, third*), started using the Instant Pot* in addition to the trusty slow cooker and changed the trajectory of my family’s life. This year we were able to become completely debt free (mortgage included!) because of the income I’ve made over the years from my website.
This website has been a blessing to me but it wouldn’t be anything without you and your support. Thank you for coming here to this little space on the internet and finding your easy dinner recipes. Thank you for commenting and letting me know that you liked the recipe. Thank you for joining me on Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram. Thank your for watching my nerdy YouTube videos. Thank you for sharing the recipes with your friends. Thank you for joining my email list and forwarding the recipes on to your mom, sister or friend. You’re just the best.
To celebrate this occasion I am giving away your choice of an Instant Pot* , a slow cooker* or a set of my favorite Instant Pot accessories (stackable pans*, shredding claws*, silicone sling* and steamer basket*). Enter to win below! I will pick a winner in one week.a Rafflecopter giveaway
Good luck!!! And here’s to another 10 years 🙂
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