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These boots are made for…Cooking! ($150 BOOT GIVEAWAY)

18 Sep

My Ariat Brown Oiled Rowdy boots from Country Outfitter.

Update: Entries are closed! Will update soon with the winner. Good luck!

Howdy, folks.

You may have recently noticed, if you’re a follower of blogs, that all the coolest Arkansas bloggers seem to be giving away boots these days.

The reason is, this awesome northwest Arkansas company called Country Outfitter sponsored a bunch of us to give away their cowboy boots. We got a free pair, I admit. And they’re awesome. And they’re letting us give you a pair, too.

So yes, this is a sponsored post, as the vernacular goes. I don’t do many of these, and never for a company or product I don’t like. But…until I got these, I’d never, ever had a for-real pair of boots.

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Giveaway: Two Tickets to this Friday’s Wildwood Wine and Food Festival

11 Sep

Manager Greg Robinson and Executive Chef James Hale from Acadia at the Wildwood Wine and Food Festival in 2010. Acadia will be among the participating restaurants again this year.

Note: The contest is over! Congrats to Sam L. See you at the event on Friday!

This Friday is one of my favorite foodie events of the year, the Wildwood Wine and Food Festival held at the Wildwood Park for the Arts in Little Rock.

I first experienced the event two years ago as a culinary student, as Pulaski Technical College Arkansas Culinary School had a table to present tasty wares created by students. This was one of the first times I was able to directly have a hand in creating good food, then handing it directly to the people who were going to (hopefully) enjoy it. It was extremely gratifying and was probably a defining moment in my passion to make people happy through food.

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