Sunday, November 22, 2009

Mountain Breaths One Year Blog Anniversary

It's hard to believe it's been one year since I started blogging.

177 journal entries...

Thousands of insightful comments...

and one year later....

It's been journal/diary of my life. Sharing the world through my eyes. My supportive husband has been at my side, encouraging, "offering" to give me ideas (most them of I just crack up at). Like the other day, when he took me for a drive to show me something that I needed to take a picture of. It was a huge wasp's nest hanging off a tree! Too funny, he felt that it was blog material. Maybe it is...if you want to see it, just ask.

I've never kept a diary, well maybe for a few weeks when I was a teenager. I can honestly say that blogging is a commitment of time. When I started blogging, I really didn't have a clear game plan other than sharing random thoughts, recipes and pieces of my life with my family, friends and loved ones. I want to thank all my dear readers for visiting to see the world through my eyes.

On this anniversay, I'll just share a dessert that brings countless visitors to my blog. I also want to thank Feedjit. It provides useful information about who is coming to my blog. Unknown vsitors come from many countries.

Lemon Berry Cake
 with Mascarpone Filling

Some of you may remember this lemon berry cake that I previously blogged about. We very much enjoyed a lemon berry cake at a restaurant, and I obsessed and tried for weeks to re-create it for my birthday.  The cake is made by Sysco, and their website states the following: "Two layers of moist cream cake with cranberries, blueberries and cinnamon streusel baked into each cake then filled with fruit and a lemon mascarpone cream. If anyone comes up with a recipe, I would love to hear about it. 

Thank you for your visit!

Debbie@Mountain Breaths
Debbie@Mountain Breaths

Hello, I'm Debbie.I enjoy hiking, kayaking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the Adirondack Mountains (thus Mountain Breaths). I live in Upstate NY with my supportive husband and have three precious sons..


  1. Happy Blogaversary, Debbie!
    Many more happy adventures for you you to chronicle.
    Here's to another year!

  2. Peaking in at your blog today and want to say Happy Anniversary or do they call it a blogaversary? Not sure. Hope to visit your lovely blog again.

  3. Debbie, it doesn't seem possible that a year has gone by since you started blogging.

    How sweet that Joe is not only supportive of your blogging but offers suggestions. :)

    The Lemon Berry Cake with the gingham ribbon is YOUR signature dessert in my opinion. And I think it says a lot about you and your creativity how you re-create recipes.

    I look forward to reading your blog for another year.

  4. Happy Blog Anniversary, and the thanks for the recipe, it looks so delicious!
    Ebie's Mosaic.

  5. Happy one year anniversary for your blog. Your mosaic is beautiful, I love the photos you used and the colors.

  6. Happy Blogiversary! Beautiful images! That shot from Arizona is amazing and your foliage pictures wonderful.

  7. Happy Anniversary! Thanks for sharing the recipe! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  8. Happy Bloganniversary Debbie -
    Time really goes by fast doesn;t it! posted my FAVORITE recipe of yours!! The boys have asked me recently when I was going to make it again!!

    Here's to your next year... LOL at Joe..maybe he needs to start a blog!!

  9. Happy blogiversary, and may you have many more!!! thanks for sharing that wonderful recipe, and also your lovely images at MM. :)

  10. Happy your recipe and will have to try it.

  11. Happy Blogaversary, Debbie! It's been a fun journey and I have so enjoyed your dinner parties, Kiki, Joe's thoughtfulness, your cottage views and your MC ;) This dish is the one dish that reminds me most of you!

  12. Awesome mosaic! Perfect idea to add the autumn pics to accent the larger picture.

    Happy Blog Anniversary ~ thanks for sharing the delicious recipe.

    I am about to have a 1 year blog anniversary too. I posted about it here:

  13. Happy Blogaversary, Debbie! Wishing you another fantastic year and many more to come!

    That cake always gets me! Now I want a big huge slice!

  14. Happy 1 year anniversary. I need to make that recipe very soon - looks so good and I just love your ribbon.

  15. Happy blogaversary!

    Beautiful mosaic and yummy recipe!

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

  16. Happy Blogaversary to you! I love when our families start seeing the world as potential blog posts... That cake looks amazing. Thanks for sharing your friends Teardrop picture...don't think I've ever seen that before.

  17. Happy one year, Debbie. The Lemon Berry Cake looks delish. The mosaic is very creative. A clever idea.

    I saw your blog about Taylor Oyster Farm---I did a post on the farm after I visited there. It is not too far from where I live. I thought it was neat to see it on another blog. MB

  18. Happy Anniversary, Debbie!

    Although I really come over here for Kiki (you know that I do), I love your recipes and your beautiful photographs and hearing the stories about your family as well :)

    I'm so glad you write this blog, thank you.

  19. Happiest of Anniversaries...

    I so agree -- its such a commitment but so worth every post.

    Here is wishing you and your family a very blessed thanksgiving day-- stop by and share a TG story you might have!!

    TTFN~~ Claudia ♥ ♥

  20. Beautiful mosaic, and a yummy cake recipe is a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration. Thank you!

  21. Congrats on your Blogiversary! I am a few months behind all of you. I always love your sweet posts and you picked and awesome recipe to celebrate the occasion. Classic Debbie! That's sweet that Joe gives you assistance..he might need one of his one as well. Randy gives me lots of encouragement too :-) I have yet to try your delicious cake, but VOW to trying it soon. Its no surprise it brings many visitors through your blog. Great job my sweet and savory friend!

  22. Hello: Your recipe looks and sounds delicious. I wonder if you would make up a downloadable copy of it so that I do not have to write down all the directions or make my printer print the blog. Thanks. Valerie

  23. Hi and Happy anniversary! You have a beautiful blog and I really, really want to try your delicious cake but first I have to change all the cups and pounds and all that to dl and grams ;)


    PS. Found your blog via Mosaic Monday.

  24. Happy Blogoversary ;-)
    May there be many more celebrations to come! Love your beautiful framed mosaic. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.
    Hugs and blessings,

  25. My belated blogaversary congratulations to you!


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