Welcome to the Janaury Festival of Food Carnival, hosted by Diary of a First Child and Hybrid Rasta Mama. This quarterly carnival will aim to bring together seasonal recipes, healthy food, and a diversity of flavors and techniques. We know that this is a season of treats and sweets, and we’d like to share recipes that are healthy and guilt-free.
The idea with this theme is to bring together a resource of recipes for the New Year! Recipes that will help families eat healthier. We prefer recipes with low sugar or natural sweeteners and as few processed ingredients as possible. However, we understand that healthy differs for every family, so please share your favourite.
Deadline: Thursday, January 10th: Fill out the WEB FORM HERE and email your submission to us by 11:59 p.m. GMT at festivaloffoodcarnival [at] gmail.com.
Carnival date: Thursday, January 17th. Before you post, we will send you an email with a little blurb in html to paste into your submission that will introduce the carnival. You will publish your post on January 17th. We’ll include full instructions in the email we send before the posting date.
Please submit your details into our web form linked above. This will help us as we compile the links list prior to the carnival.
Please do: Write well. Write on topic. If you’re using very uncommon ingredients, write something about them so your readers learn something new, or at least link to some information of them.
Please don’t: Please don’t use profanity of the sort that might be offensive to more sensitive readers or their children. Please don’t submit irrelevant posts.
Editors’ rights: We reserve the right to edit your piece or suggest edits to you. We reserve the right to courteously reject any submissions that are inappropriate for the carnival. Please also note that since there are two co-hosts on different schedules and conferring over email, our personal response to your submission might seem delayed. Don’t be alarmed. We also reserve the right to impose consequences if the responsibilities of the carnival are not fulfilled by the participants.
If you have questions: Please leave a comment or contact us at festivaloffoodcarnival [at] gmail.com.
Links to tutorials: Lauren, Dionna, and Dionna’s husband, Tom, from the Natural Parents Network have written several tutorials about how to schedule posts in advance, how to determine post URLs in advance, how to edit HTML — all for both WordPress and Blogger users. For these tutorials and more, please see this handy summary post at LaurenWayne.com.
Stay in touch:
- “Like” the Festival of Food Carnival Facebook Page
- Subscribe to our RSS feeds: Diary of a First Child’s feed and Hybrid Rasta Mama’s feed
- Follow us on Twitter: @hybridrastamama and @lvano, plus the Twitter list of our #CarNatPar Tweeters.
- Find Diary of a First Child and Hybrid Rasta Mama on Facebook and “like” us.
Show off: Add the code below to your post to identify it as a carnival contribution: