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pattiadleybryan Jun 9, 2009 06:29 AM

I need your ideas on naming my food blog please!

The idea of a food blog came about when my daughter moved to Chicago. She called saying there were several family favorites that she truly missed. I began to think that a food blog would be a good way to share family recipes and the stories that surround them so she could have a little hug from home anytime she wanted one.

Louisiana native, Memphis living, restaurant lover who is always looking for that quaint, unique, original restaurant to visit over and over, passionate about swapping old family recipes, believes that family recipes and the stories that surround them are a great way to remember traditions that bond families.

Please help!

Patti
(aka Yia Yia - my grandmother name)

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  1. Sam Fujisaka RE: pattiadleybryan Jun 9, 2009 06:42 AM

    You said it: "Hug from Home Recipes & Stories"

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      pattiadleybryan RE: Sam Fujisaka Jun 9, 2009 06:58 AM

      Thanks Sam! Why didn't I think of that?

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      Cinnamon RE: pattiadleybryan Jun 9, 2009 08:35 PM

      Louisiana Grandma

      Remoulade & Marmalade (if you hate remoulade or marmalade, you can skip)

      Remoulade & Recollections

      Bayou & Me (OK, I know not everyone from Louisiana lived on the bayou, but just in case)

      Yia Yia's Kitchen Collaboration (or Conversations)

      Madly Adley (if that's your maiden name)

      1. Paulustrious RE: pattiadleybryan Jun 14, 2009 05:38 AM

        In search of the holy grill

        Memphisto

        get yer yia-yias out.

        She loves you, yia ,yia, yia.

        Patti Cakes or Pat-A-Cake

        Grannary

        A word to the why's

        Quest and Essay

        A Quaint Dance

        Bread, Bred and Read

        1. chowser RE: pattiadleybryan Jun 14, 2009 08:35 AM

          Home-cooking is where the heart is

          1. Midlife RE: pattiadleybryan Jun 14, 2009 12:11 PM

            To stick with your own words....... I'm thinking "little hug from home" would be good and short enough to remember. If you feel you need a food-related word in the name, you could use 'Comfort food from home' or ' food hug from home'............. or something like that.

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              melly RE: pattiadleybryan Jun 14, 2009 09:45 PM

              Yep..Food Hugs from Home

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                pattiadleybryan RE: pattiadleybryan Oct 4, 2009 01:27 PM

                Thank you all for your replies. Below is the name of the blog. Here's the link:
                http://hugsfromhome.wordpress.com/

                Hugs from Home: Recipes and Stories
                Mama's Cafe

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                  Sam Fujisaka RE: pattiadleybryan Oct 4, 2009 02:01 PM

                  Really nice recipes and photos!

                  And, I like the name - of course.

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                    pattiadleybryan RE: Sam Fujisaka Oct 7, 2009 04:37 PM

                    Thank you Sam - you said it so simply - it was right in front of my eyes!

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                    Boudleaux RE: pattiadleybryan Oct 4, 2009 05:58 PM

                    It looks great! I love the name! And I am totally going to try out some of your recipes!

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                      pattiadleybryan RE: Boudleaux Oct 7, 2009 04:41 PM

                      Thank you! I hope you enjoy the recipes. I have a large family and these are all recipes that we cook often. Enjoy! More recipes are coming. In fact I'm meeting my sisters for a whole week of cooking and photographing starting next week. It will be a marathon and we will love every minute of it. :)

                  3. karitickle RE: pattiadleybryan Oct 5, 2009 12:13 AM

                    Cute blog!

                    It's so nice that readers pitched in and helped with name ideas. I started a food blog last year and even Googled the name I wanted, to make sure that nobody else had it already, but someone started one of the same name at the same time as I did, on another blog site! Yowza!! I decided to move and mine is so ridiculous-sounding now that fortunately, nobody else will take it, I hope.

                    Are all of the photos your own? The food looks really good.

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                      pattiadleybryan RE: karitickle Oct 7, 2009 04:39 PM

                      Thank you for the compliments! Please share the link to your food blog. Most of the photos are mine, some are not. I've been getting better with the photos each time. Hope you enjoy the recipes.

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