Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Announcing event In my VEG BOX ~ Carrots


                                                                    photo credit: NatalieMaynor via photopin cc

Vegetables contain large amounts of vitamins and minerals. They are rich in calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, beta-carotene, vitamin B-complex, vitamin-C, vitamin A, and vitamin K. They have antioxidants that help to protect the body from diseases and increase the body’s immune system. Vegetables are high in fibre which aids the body maintain balance and provide valuable nutrients to the body. Furthermore vegetables are low in fat and calories and help to reduce cholesterol, heart diseases and many other illnesses.

Citrusspice is introducing a new series of events called In my VEG BOX, This will be a monthly event where one vegetable will be chosen to cook with.

The month of January (1st Jan -31st Jan 2014) In my VEG BOX we shall have carrots. This event is all about cooking with carrots.

To Participate:

1. Prepare any vegetarian recipe using carrots  (eggs allowed) please link your dish using the linky below by entering your Dish Name and Post URL
2. Please link this event announcement with your entry, this is mandatory.
3. Use of logo is not mandatory but it helps to spread the word if you can use it.
4. Multiple entries are allowed, archived are only allowed if reposted and updated with this event link.
5. Please make sure that you follow this blog via googleplus, google friend connect or face book so that you can get regular updates of future events in this series and also so that you can receive notification of the round up of the event.
6.In the event of problem using linky you can email me the entry at simplysensationalfood@gmail.com

Please use this format:
Your Name: Recipe
Name Recipe URL
Image no larger than 300 pixels.

Sunday, 29 December 2013

Thankyou and a Grow Organic Eat Organic book giveaway



Thankyou to each and every one of you who has been part of citrusspice and all things nice I really appreciate your support and I humbly request that you continue to drop by, comment, inspire and motivate me.I look forward to all your visits which give me great inspiration to nurture and grow citrusspice to bring you some more anecdotes, interesting and informative posts throughout 2014.

To celebrate this success and to start the New Year I would like to host this giveaway to thank all my visitors.
The prize is a Grow Organic Eat Organic containing an assortment project and activities about sowing and growing veg that you can do with little children.


How To Enter

Simply complete the Rafflecopter widget below to verify your entries
Entries can be via blog comment, Facebook, Twitter etc
Please read the rules they form the terms and conditions of this Giveaway
Closing date – 5th February 2014 12.00 am
Open to over 18 years old and UK residents only.

How Rafflecopter works:
·        You will need to complete the mandatory entry first – usually making a blog comment. You can do this by clicking on leave a comment at the bottom of the post and leaving your reply in the comment box. Please note your comment will not show immediately as it needs to be moderated however rest assured it will appear on the site, so carry on with rest of entries.
·        Login to Rafflecopter – click to see what the question is. Make a comment answering the question on the blog.
·         Go back to Rafflecopter and click the green button to tell me you have made a comment, this will unlock all the other options. All entries are checked to see that the mandatory question is answered, if its not all bonus entries will become void. 
·        Rafflecopter will tweet, like and follow on your behalf.
·        For information on how to find the URL of your tweet click here
·        For bonus entries you can return to this page and enter the daily bonus entries. 

·        If you are still unsure as to how Rafflecopter works please do check out this short video.
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Thursday, 26 December 2013

How to back up your blogger blog in 7 easy steps.



Backing up your blog is very important. You should aim to do this at least once a week. If some thing happens to your blog you can easily restore it if you have a backup.

1. Log into your blogger dashboard.Click on the image with the black file. A drop down menu will appear.

2. From the menu Select SETTINGS.


3. In setting select OTHER


4. Move to the top of the page where you will see 3 options: IMPORT BLOG, EXPORT BLOG, DELETE BLOG.




5. Select EXPORT BLOG,  when you do this a dialogue box will appear that will give you option to down load  blog. Click on it.


6. Down load this file it will be in xml format . SAVE this file in a folder created for your blog back up on your computer.

7. Make sure you give the file a recognisable name so that if you need to restore your blog in any instance you can find it easily.Also make sure that you keep this back up folder in two places so that you always have a copy if your computer crashes.

Make sure you back up your blog at least once a week.

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