Sunday, June 12, 2011

PARTY 'TIL YOUR HEELS FLY OFF: MEGA AUTHOR BLOG HOP TOUR (JUNE 13-20)


Tour Rules
1) HAVE FUN!!!
2) INVITE ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS!!! SPREAD THE WORD!!!
3) THIS TOUR STARTS: Monday, June 13, at Midnight (Arizona Time)
THIS TOUR ENDS: Monday, June 20, at Midnight (Arizona Time)
Winners will be drawn and posted June 21st! ***
4) MEET AND MINGLE WITH ALL THE AUTHORS! EXPERIENCE A NEW PARTY DESTINATION AT EVERY STOP! PARTICIPATE IN EVERY BLOG CONTEST AND BE ENTERED FOR CHANCES TO WIN MULTIPLE PRIZES! EVERY BLOG VISITED IS ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY TO WIN!!
5) PARTICIPATION AT ALL BLOGS IS RECOMMENDED, BUT NOT REQUIRED. REMEMBER, THE MORE BLOGS YOU HOP, THE BETTER YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING PRIZES. EVERY AUTHOR IS WAITING TO MEET AND INTERACT WITH YOU, SO PLEASE BE SURE TO SHOW EVERY AUTHOR SOME LOVE!
6) DID I MENTION TO HAVE FUN? WHOO! HOO!! HERE WE GOOOOOOOOOOOO!

***Authors have full discretion to choose an alternate winner in the event any winner fails to claim their prize(s) within 72 hours of their name being posted or after notification of win, whichever comes first. Anyone who participates in this blog hop tour is subject to these rules***

Bring a dish party!
Hmm, since this is a romance writers blog and it is a party after all. Heres a recipe! Recipe provided by Better Homes and Gardens

Nothing says 'celebration' like champagne, and a traditional champagne cocktail is perhaps the height of celebratory drinks. Its pretty color makes it ideal for Christmas entertaining, and its two-ingredient composition makes it beyond easy to make. Serve this cocktail as an aperitif before a formal dinner or at a cocktail party along with appetizers and desserts. If using cranberry juice instead of pomegranate, float a couple of cranberries in each flute as a garnish.
And for my other bring a dish - here is one of the pics from my hero inspiration file!
I'm offering a prize of a free PDF download of Brief encounters to be drawn from the comments at the end of the blog hop - why not leave me a drink recipe or tell me who your party dish is to be in with a chance to win?
Available now! Brief Encounters is a sparkling new anthology of six romantic short stories. Sweet and sexy, contemporary and historical - the collection has something for everyone and is written by three top romantic authors Phillipa Ashley, Nell Dixon and Elizabeth Hanbury.
‘I loved these stories. A fabulous literary box of chocolates with something for everyone. Dip in and enjoy!’ Christina Jones.
Excerpt from Plus One Guest © Nell Dixon 2011
“You have to be kidding?” Diana eyed Lucy with suspicion as Lucy moved her office chair away from her desk and replaced it with a large, blue inflatable exercise ball.
“Nope, I need to lose these last two pounds by Saturday and desperate times call for desperate measures.” Lucy sat precariously on the ball, adjusting her position until she could reach her keyboard.
“You’ve finally flipped.” Diana grinned, and shook her head in mock despair.
“It’s supposed to tone your tum and bum whilst burning calories and improving your posture.”
“Blimey, does it work?”
Lucy smiled back. “No idea, but I have to do something so that I can get in my dress for the wedding.”
“Have you done anything about finding someone to go with you? The invitation is for ‘plus one guest’.”
Lucy knew what Diana meant. Since her dear, conniving, boyfriend-stealing cousin Shannon was actually marrying Lucy’s unfaithful, rat-bastard, ex-boyfriend, finding a suitable man to accompany her to the wedding had been at the top of Lucy’s to-do list. So far all her options had failed.
Available from Amazon and all good e –tailers.



Your next hop destination is Nichelle Gregory's Chocolate Party Have Fun!

25 comments:

Nichelle Gregory said...

Hi, Nell!

Champagne is the perfect way to celebrate! I love the pomegranate idea!

:0)

shadowestr said...

Hmmm...
Peach schnapps, vodka and cranberry juice is YUMMMMMMMY.

Or... Razzmatazz (rasberry liquer) vodka and lemonade. :)

shadowestr@aol.com

Leanne said...

Champagne and strawberries dipped in chocolate. And your hunky hero dipped in chocolate for afters! Slurrrp! :) Good luck, Nell! x

tannis.herron said...

Well my favorite drink doesnt have a recipe really just and iced coffee with some Baileys! Thank you for participating!

Melissa said...

My favourite drink is Bacardi Breezer not to much alcohol but enough^^
As for food, I burn everything I cook so....
Thanks for the giveaway^^
melissasanchezdempsey@hotmail.com

BLHmistress said...

My dish I'm bringing is Eric from True Blood, my favorite drink or more like shots lemon drops- vodka, lemon and sugar.

vampiremistress2010(at)gmail(dot)com

IandSsmom said...

I don't drink so I don't know a good one!! I love a good sweet tea but that's no party drink!! My dish I'll take Paul Walker!! He's so yummy!!
shannonjean14(at)gmail(dot)com

shadow_kohler said...

can i say sweet iced tea? too young to drink. :P thank you!
shadow_kohler@att.net

stina6891 said...

My favorite drink is a Strawberry banana Daiquiri. It is very refreshing and the perfect drink to lounge by the pool with. (and a good book!) :)

kristinaleigh1@hotmail.com

terri_dion said...

my favorite drink is bacardi gold and true blood the blood orange goes amazingly well with rum

terri_dion@hotmail.com

June M. said...

I have to say that my favorite thing to bring would be veggies and ranch dip, probably because it is my favorite thing to eat. But I must admit that some melted chocolate on your second dish (YUMMY) would be delicious!
manning_j2004 at yahoo dot com

Ellen Elizabeth said...

Hi Nell! I'm not sure if this counts, but I love me some apple cider at parties, considering I'm not the type of person to drink all that fancy stuff xD I wish you and the authors the best of luck to run this blog hop smoothly and I look forward to reading your short story even if I don't win (:

BellaColella said...

Don't drink :(( I do love me some cola!! :)
coastiecolellas@hotmail.com

Tich said...

I don't drink but I love mango iced tea.

Kandlekraze@yahoo.com

katsrus said...

Well I don't drink either so I will opt for a kiddy cocktail. LOL. Great post.
Sue B
katsrus(at)gmail(dot)com

Gabby said...
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1f73f84c-50e1-11e0-8316-000bcdcb471e said...

Cheers !

kym

krykym(at)fullchannel.net

Jean P said...

Sweet tea for me, not a big drinker, so don't really have any favorites.

skpetal at hotmail dot com

Felicia said...

I don't drink. Guess I'll take a Frappe from McDs!

Novels On The Run said...

Hi there,

Party drink recipe:

pink champagne, strawberry sorbet and what ever clear alcohol you like. Whole tub of sorbet, 1/3rd bottle of champagne and as much alcohol as you can handle..always a winner..some say its a dacquri I say its a Michelle special:D

Michelle Auricht
tintinbrains@bigpond.com
novelsontherun

the1940mysterywriter said...

I have this thing for old-fashioned cherry brandy, and a couple drops of that in hot chocolate is plain awesome.
Gunnar

Michelle Bledsoe said...

Hi Nell, I would bring Swamp Water with a melon liquor. It sounds terrible, but tastes good.

koonie2888 at yahoo dot com

SydneyTwiMum said...

Sooo this weekend I bought this Smirnoff Vodka & Cloudy Apple Juice in a cask. It was tre classy and oh so delicious hehe!!!

Love the blog hop and discovering new authors!!

sydneytwimum@gmail.com

rhonda said...

I don`t drink, I`m always the designated driver lol. I love to drink coke and play pool, I join the party and stay high on life without the booze ;)
heltondexter@yahoo.com

Katrina W said...

The Splice of lIfe

Madori and cream !!! wow what a combo !! decorate with rockmelon sliver or strawberry !! very delightful !! Thanks for the party post and love the sound of your book ;) '
kat
kittee_cat@bigpond.com