41 responses

  1. Jenny
    April 28, 2010

    I love onion rolls too! I’m a big fan of rye bread, as well. Congrats to Mama Pea!

  2. Allie (Live Laugh Eat)
    April 28, 2010

    Awww that’s such a cute email…I love that you have it saved πŸ™‚ You and I both will be stuck with our noses in her cookbook!! Can’t wait for it to come out.

  3. Mary
    April 28, 2010

    congrats Mama Pea! How exciting!

  4. glidingcalm
    April 28, 2010

    i adore mama pea!

  5. Runeatrepeat
    April 28, 2010

    That is very cool! I love Mama Pea πŸ™‚

  6. Gina
    April 28, 2010

    My Dad always had roast beef sandwiches on onion rolls, that brings back memories. I haven’t had one in years though!
    Congrats to Mama Pea!

  7. britchickruns
    April 28, 2010

    Yay for Mamma Pea!! I only discovered her blog a few days ago, but I’ve already done a recipe from it πŸ™‚ congrats to her!

  8. eatingbirdfood
    April 28, 2010

    I am an onion roll lover too. Back in the day, my mom would make turkey melts with onions and mushrooms on onions rolls. So yummy!

    Mama’s Pea getting a book deal is awesome – she totally deserves it.

  9. janetha
    April 28, 2010

    i am so excited for mama pea as well!

  10. Amanda (Two Boos Who Eat)
    April 28, 2010

    Mama Pea is one of my favorites as well! I always smile when I read her blog. Can’t wait for the book!!!

    You are pretty awesome yourself Meghann! You inspire me to work on my running. Who knows maybe I’ll be an ultra-marathoner one day too?

  11. Evan Thomas
    April 28, 2010

    That letter is too cute! It’s weird to think that all food bloggers were new and looking up to others at some point, as amazing as they are now

  12. Marissa
    April 28, 2010

    I am so excited for her book too!!

  13. Morgan @ Life After Bagels
    April 28, 2010

    blog friendship is a beautiful thing . . . sigh!

  14. brandi
    April 28, 2010

    I agree πŸ™‚ LOVE Mama Pea and the whole Pea family!

    People actually market their blogs besides just blogging? I had no clue.

  15. clairedille
    April 28, 2010

    Love that letter from Future Mama Pea…I feel like such a newbie compared to all you and its so refreshing to see that everyone starts somewhere!

  16. Anna
    April 28, 2010

    Awww– how cool to see that e-mail now that you’ve both gone so far with your blogs!

  17. Andrea
    April 28, 2010

    Holy crap! Why haven’t I discovered Mama Pea’s blog sooner? It rules!

  18. fitandfortysomething
    April 28, 2010

    congrats to mama pea!

  19. Diana@mymarblerye
    April 28, 2010

    Mama pea has the best wit in the blog world PERIOD!

  20. Erin
    April 28, 2010

    How cool that you were one of the people she reached out to before she started blogging. Friendships form the best ways! πŸ˜€

  21. r
    April 28, 2010

    Wow, so you can say “I knew her when…”

    This reminds me, you never answered my question during your Ask Me Anything. Are you jealous of the your other blogger “colleagues” who keep getting book deals left and right? And, if jealous, how do you best handle those feelings, since these girls are your friends? What are your future goals for your blog- do you hope to get a book deal?

    • Meghann
      April 28, 2010

      I say the more power to them! I’ve tried to sit down and write a book proposal a couple of times, but I couldn’t think of what to write of! Maybe one day when I have some free time i’ll [iece something together, but for right now I’m happy blogging just the way I am πŸ™‚

  22. Sarah
    April 28, 2010

    I love me some Mama Pea! So happy for her and the Peas!

  23. Maris
    April 28, 2010

    Hi Meghan! So glad you liked the Quaker bars!!

    I love the pictures of lunch at your desk – I just had the exact same experience! Haha. Oddly, I don’t mind it. It gives me time to tinker on the computer if I need to do any non-work stuff.

  24. missyrayn
    April 28, 2010

    Onion rolls were always a treat to me too.

    And that email is so sweet. I love hearing how other bloggers interact.

  25. Katherine: What About Summer?
    April 28, 2010

    Have you ever felt like you have an unhealthy fixation on food?
    Thanks,
    Katherine (also, please send me an email if you’re willing to help me out; sorry to badger you, I understand if your answer is no!)

  26. Gina G
    April 28, 2010

    i adore mama pea! im was/am so happy for her too! =)

  27. hundredtenpounds
    April 28, 2010

    I wish I was in SF! πŸ™ And I wish there were more fitbloggers on the West Coast…

  28. theprocessofhealing
    April 28, 2010

    Awww congrats to Mama Pea!! Just goes to show how blogging can eventually become SO much more!

  29. sweetandsweat
    April 28, 2010

    SF! Yay!!

  30. Katharine
    April 28, 2010

    That’s so awesome for Mama Pea! I just recently found her blog and LOVE it. Such a wonderful sense of humor. And very cool that you’ve been there from the beginnning. πŸ˜‰

  31. amanda
    April 28, 2010

    OMG that burger looks delicious! I love eating roasted veggies too. Very delicious and so much healthier than going out to eat at a local fast food joint.

  32. amanda
    April 28, 2010

    mamapeas is good stuff! love her email to you. how adorable.

  33. Lisa @bakebikeblog
    April 28, 2010

    ooh what a great lunch!
    And I TOO am a big fan of Mama Pea πŸ™‚

  34. Kellie
    April 28, 2010

    What kind of chocolates are those. They look really good…

  35. Julie @ Wearing Mascara
    April 28, 2010

    Aww your post to Mama Pea is so nice. It’s amazing. Everyone has a beginning, right? πŸ™‚ Enjoy your trip to San Fran!

  36. D
    April 28, 2010

    i honestly think you have the best attitude of any blogger! you never seem defensive or annoyed or catty, and i love reading your blog because you always have a great tone and you seem to really enjoy it. also i think this has been mentioned before, but i think its awesome that you blog so thoroughly and with great topics, even when it’s clear that you have a crazy work schedule. keep it up!

  37. jentrinque
    April 28, 2010

    That is so awesome! And you’ll be happy to know that I started reading Mama Pea’s blog because you referred to it for recipes! I have been reading your blog for…I don’t know, way over a year now, but I just started reading hers a month or two a go and I love it!

    Okay Meghann, when are you going to write a book??? It seems to be the blog world thing to do these days and you definitely have a talent all your own!

  38. Kath
    April 28, 2010

    I could see how some people might find onions good in a roll…

  39. r
    April 29, 2010

    Thanks for replying about the book question! I think your readers (or, just me) would love to read your journey to health “before the blog” since you started blogging once you were already successful with weight loss and fitness- and have only gotten more so. You are an inspiration!

  40. Kelly
    April 29, 2010

    I actually found YOU through Mama Pea. She has been a good friend since we found each other through a completely different website when we were both pregnant, our kids are a week apart. Your post to her was so sweet Meghann, and you’re right, she’s well deserving of everything she’s doing. She’s smart, funny, and she works so hard and gives 110% to everything she puts her mind to. She’s uber-fabulous! Thanks for giving her props on your blog! I think you’re pretty fun too :), have a great time in San Fran. When are you going to marry that hunka hunka Derek anyway?

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