Happy Five Year Blog Anniversary Plus a Giveaway

Homegrown apple Go Gingham

Yes, I’m skipping about wearing gingham because this month marks five-years since I first pressed ‘publish’ and Go Gingham came to be! Wondering how five years have gone so quickly? Me, too!

Even though there’s no gingham in these pictures – we’re celebrating this five-year milestone with fruit instead of gingham.

This apple came from the tree we planted in the tiny space between our yard and the neighbor’s. When we ripped out our hedges, we planted two columnar apple trees. Only one apple grew and we ate it last night. It was absolutely delicious! Sweet, no worms, and our vegetarian squirrel (who loves Swiss chard + beets) didn’t eat it first.

Apple from tree Go Gingham

So…how to celebrate? With a giveaway of fruit, of course! Because I’m trying (and it’s hard!) to have less stuff in life and give edible gifts, fruit is the perfect way to celebrate.

Pomegranates Go Gingham One lucky reader will get a box full of gorgeous pomegranates. These will arrive shipped directly to your home from the farm where they were grown. Mine came from Fairview Orchards in Ojai, California. They’re fresh + organic. We’ve been enjoying them on everything – salads, granola cereal, and our tongues – spooned directly into mouths!

Giveaway fruit Go Gingham

As always, a big thank you โ€“ for reading and sharing Go Gingham. There’s so much to read on the web and so little time. I appreciate you taking the time to read what I’ve written and sharing your comments and insight.ย Thank you! Thank you! xoxo

Click here to enter the giveaway which is a joint giveaway from my friends at Barn 2 Door and Go Gingham. They kindly sent me a box of pomegranates – thank you! You will love them! The giveaway ends Tuesday, October 27, 2015 and is open to U.S. residents only.

What type of fruit do you like to celebrate with?

Go Gingham related links:

One-year anniversary of Go Gingham – complete with misspellings!
Two-year anniversary of Go Gingham – a review with what I’ve learned
Three-year anniversary of Go Gingham – on being passionate, authentic and professional
Four-year anniversary of Go Gingham – and shouting from rooftops!

12 thoughts on “Happy Five Year Blog Anniversary Plus a Giveaway

  1. Definitely watermelon if it’s summertime. Happy 5th anniversary, Sara! I really enjoy reading your site and have learned so much.


  2. Congratulations on hitting the 5 year mark; that seemed to happen in the blink of an eye! I guess the fruit that I celebrate with depends on the time of year. I love pomegranates during the holiday season as they add such color and beauty. My summer celebration fruit would probably be either juicy plums or nectarines. And I always buy Karl some Rainier cherries for his birthday in May!


  3. Always look forward to your posts. Congratulations on marking 5 years! Watermelon & fresh pineapple are my fruits of choice.


  4. Five years have come and gone but you haven’t aged a bit (neither have I, I’m sure of it! Ha!). ๐Ÿ™‚

    I like whatever is in season. I have to avoid citrus, however. Boo.


  5. I love just about any fruit. Right now we are definitely enjoying all the wonderful apples! Congratulations on the five year mark: )


  6. Congratulations!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Raspberries or blueberries are my go-to celebratory fruit, but anything ripe makes my heart sing. ๐Ÿ™‚


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