- September, 2012: Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center – Blue Ribbon Country Fair: Red Ribbon, second place, Wine Taster’s Coffee Cake. I also took home two white ribbons, third place, for both Bourbon Carrot Bread and Pink Lemonade Tea Cakes.
- March, 2012: Liebster Blog Award: “Liebster” is a German word meaning dearest, beloved or favorite. The Liebster Award is given by bloggers to other bloggers – intended to showcase exceptional blogs. This Liebster Award is recognition from an extremely talented fiber artist and blogger, Vita Marie Lovett.