My Thank-You Giveaway!

Last thursday, I hit my 100 follower mark and was SO excited!Well yesterday, exactly a week later, I hit my 200 FOLLOWERS mark and I could not be more excited! You all are the best! And to say THANK-YOU I am kicking the weekend off with a GIVEAWAY!My way of saying thanks is a way to get you OUT of your kitchen!Grab your loved one and leave the kids home with a babysitteror grab a friendfor a fun night out to dinner!The giveaway is a $25 gift card to your choice of Chili’s, Macaroni Grill, On the Border, or Maggiano’s Little Italy!Here’s how to enter!For ONE ENTRY: become a follower of Chef In Training (under the “Let’s be Friends section) and leave me a comment telling me you did soFor a SECOND ENTRY “Like” Chef In Training on Facebook and leave me a comment telling me you did soFor a THIRD ENTRY: become a follower of chef_n_training on twitter and leave a comment telling me you did soGood Luck!  The giveaway will go until Wednesday June 8th at 10:00 pm MST.  I will assign each entry a random number and then a random number will be generated using  The winner will be announced Thursday June 9th.Good Luck and thanks again!

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  1. Maggie @ Midwestern {Sewing} Girl

    Yay!!! Congratulations on your growing blog!!! So exciting! And what a great giveaway! I follow your blog & I would love a chance to win! Thanks!


    Congrats!! Way to grow like that, it is great. I have noticed you all over the linky parties!
    Thanks for the contest–
    I follow your blog :)

  3. Kaitlyn

    Yay Nikki! Just the other day I went through and copied just about every recipe to help me in a couple months when I will be a wife :)

  4. Zachary and Sarah

    Nikki, I am SO proud of you! I can't believe how far you've come. Congratulations sista! P.S. I am following your blog. :) Loud and proud!

  5. Heather

    Thanks so much for following us and coming to our blog. :) I'm now your newest follower and am excited to check out some recipes!

  6. CathyVal

    CONGRATS on hitting your goal and surpassing it! I liked you on facebook and became a follower on google! Love you recipes – even pinned some on pinterest! Thanks!

  7. Anne

    Visiting from Circus Berry. Your recipes look AMAZING!!!!! Started following you here on Google. Can't wait to try some of your stuff and see what's new!

  8. The Paper Princess

    Thank you so much for joining me at Create With Joy and congrats on hitting your goal! I'm excited to share that I am now your 250th GFC follower – woo hoo! :-) Thank you for the chance to win a night out on the town with Prince CHarming at one of my favorite restaurants! :-)


  9. Michelle

    Hello! You just became my newest follower at polka dots and pizza, so I came to check you out and I am IN LOVE with your blog!!! I am an amateur cook, and my husband is a trained chef!

  10. Life In The Thrifty Lane

    Thanks for stopping by today and for leaving a sweet comment! I'm your newest follower now. Great giveaway and congrats on your 250+ follower! Stop by my blog again to enter my giveaway too :)

  11. B.Chen

    Hey Nikki–I've been trying to comment here ALL DAY! Hopefully this come through! I'm excited to explore your blog :)

  12. B

    Hi Nikki, Thanks for the sweet comments on my blog and becoming a follower! That is so awesome that you went from 100 followers to 200 followers in a week! Im just trying to make it to 50 followers LOL. So, I followed your blog, liked you on facebook, and followed you on twitter! have a great day! Can't wait to go explore your blog and see what yummy stuff your whipping up!

  13. Susan

    Absolutely fabulous. Thank you for stopping by and showing me the way to your blog…I'm a follower! XOXO

  14. kitchen flavours

    Congratulations! That is so awesome! From 100 to 200 followers in a week! Now you have 270 followers! Certainly calls for a celebration! And that is a fun giveaway! Thank you!

  15. Sarah G

    Nikki 273 WOW you are rocking it! I think you should teach a class at Maceys and get Love to Cook to do a give away on you blog!! If you want to I could help you set things up!!

  16. Amy @ dwell in the season

    Thanks for your comment and follow on my blog, I'm a follower of yours now too! How did you get your blog to grow so fast? I'd love to know – that is amazing! Good for you:)

  17. Heidi

    Thanks for following junkintheirtrunk! I am your newest follower now too! Your recipes look delish and I would LOVE to feature you on {JunkintheirTrunk} sometime! What a fun giveaway too! Thanks!

  18. what a great little blog you have! thanks for visiting me, as i might never have discovered you otherwise! i'm loving everything, even your font. :)

  19. Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog. I totally love yours. I am always a sucker for yummy recipes. This giveaway looks like a fun one. I glad I got to enter it. Hope you have a wonderful Monday!

  20. Jaime Lyn at Crafty Scrappy Happy

    Seriously you ROCK! I love your blog and I am loving that everyone else does too!!! Congrats on being wayyyyy over 200 followers now! I adore all of your recipes! ps I have totally been a follower for awhile now :o) Jaime from Crafty Scrappy Happy

  21. Janiece

    Congratulations on your HUGE following…I just stopped in to look at a recipe and was quickly wanting to follow your blog and so I did :O)
    Now, to like you on facebook.
    Congrats again!

  22. sherri lynn

    Congrats on all your followers!! What is your trick for getting so many so fast?! I am your newest follower :)

  23. Aimee @ Just Kidding Around Atlanta

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm following you back ~ and would love to win this gift card! : )

    Aimee @

  24. ASingleMothersJourney

    Wow this was your 200 follower giveaway at the beginning of this month and you've already reached over 700 followers a couple weeks later. That's great!