An unexpected and unusual perk from my hubs

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  1. habee profile image91
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    I got an email from the VP of a major seafood company - the one that supplies PF Chang and Bonefish Grill. They said they love my hubs about seafood, and they'd like to send me some free seafood to sample and come up with a recipe or two. They'll put the recipe(s) on their website. So, I'm like "Yeah! I can do that!" Free shrimp, crabmeat, etc. What's not to love?

    1. livingsta profile image94
      livingstaposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, that's great news Habee. Well done and all the best smile

    2. SimeyC profile image93
      SimeyCposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Wow good for you - now I write quite a few Guinness Recipe hubs -  better get more out there so that Guinness send me some free samples big_smile

      1. habee profile image91
        habeeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Hmmm...that got me to thinking. Maybe someone will send me some free jewelry, Great Danes, vacations, and horses!

        1. liswilliams profile image39
          liswilliamsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          hey, you never know - keep up the good writing, Habbee!

        2. tmbridgeland profile image82
          tmbridgelandposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Hmm. My best producing Hub is about farts. Maybe a bean company?

    3. janiek13 profile image77
      janiek13posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      That is so awesome, proud of you, my fellow hubber!

    4. paradigmsearch profile image88
      paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I wrote a hub about not getting robbed blind by dealerships on auto loans. So far not one dealership has contacted me about a free car...

      1. cornwall_UK profile image81
        cornwall_UKposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        You were just unlucky.....

    5. wetnosedogs profile image59
      wetnosedogsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, that is so awesome! Great going. And have fun with this.

    6. Marie Gail profile image76
      Marie Gailposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      How absolutely, fricking awesome! Congratulations!

    7. Simone Smith profile image92
      Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      How cool, habee!! Yay for free seafood!

    8. EyesStraightAhead profile image80
      EyesStraightAheadposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      That is so cool! Congratulations.

    9. wowtgp profile image60
      wowtgpposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Congtaz! Enjoy you seafood.

    10. profile image0
      Sarra Garrettposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Whoo Hoo Congratulations Habee!!!!

    11. cheaptrick profile image72
      cheaptrickposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      That is SO cool! I got an email offering free samples TOO!...only my hub was about STDs...I turned em down...

      1. habee profile image91
        habeeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        lol I spewed my coffee!

    12. gmwilliams profile image85
      gmwilliamsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations,  you are THE BEST bar none.   I also LOVE fish in all its forms, baked, grilled, broiled, raw, and fried.   Have got to give up the fried though.   Wish you the VERY BEST.  Maybe you have write a book on this, it will DEFINITELY be a bestseller and I will buy the book.   I have SO MANY cookbooks.

      1. habee profile image91
        habeeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Did you give up fried seafood because of the fat or because of the carbs in the breading?

        1. gmwilliams profile image85
          gmwilliamsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          I am trying to be healthier.  Got to GIVE UP the fried foods.   It's SO HARD to do....... I am TRYING to give up fried foods because of the combination of fats and carbohydrates.   I find that raw and steamed is so much tastier and healthful....

  2. Hawaiian Scribe profile image94
    Hawaiian Scribeposted 6 years ago

    Cool!  Keep up the good writing!

  3. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 6 years ago

    That is so awesome, Holle. Do you have BoneFish Grill's in GA?  There's one nearby and we go there quite often.  They also make the best Dirty Martini's.  My son is friends with one of the CEO's of  the chain, Bloomin' Brands. I've met him a few times at various functions. They own Outback, Bonefish, Carabba's, Roy's and Flemings Prime Steakhouse/Wine Bar.  It's headquarted here in Tampa. 

    Keep writing, you never know!! smile

    1. habee profile image91
      habeeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, there are several. The closest one to me is in Macon.

  4. carter06 profile image79
    carter06posted 6 years ago

    Well done Habbee, good on u - you can surely do it & now the sky's the limit right? smile

  5. MsDora profile image94
    MsDoraposted 6 years ago

    Good job, Habee!  Quite an accomplishment attracting the attention of the seafood company.  Congratulations!

  6. ComfortB profile image85
    ComfortBposted 6 years ago

    That's wonderful! Unusual indeed, but  well-deserving, considering you have great hubs.

  7. profile image0
    summerberrieposted 6 years ago

    Great job! I know you will come up with some really good ones!

  8. LCDWriter profile image93
    LCDWriterposted 6 years ago

    That is great!

  9. janshares profile image95
    jansharesposted 6 years ago

    Wow! Congratulations. Awesome news, Habee. I wish you the best, sounds lucrative and yummy smile

  10. agapsikap profile image73
    agapsikapposted 6 years ago

    Wow! That is awesome. Congratulations.

  11. Jordan Hake profile image83
    Jordan Hakeposted 6 years ago

    Great news, congratulations!  Enjoy your seafood!

  12. Anamika S profile image78
    Anamika Sposted 6 years ago

    Wow! That's awesome and as you said an unexpected and unusual perk too!

  13. faythef profile image75
    faythefposted 6 years ago

    Congratulations..exciting news !

  14. vocalcoach profile image96
    vocalcoachposted 6 years ago

    Oh Habee - This is just marvelous news.!

  15. Creyu profile image66
    Creyuposted 6 years ago

    How awesome!

  16. Rochelle Frank profile image93
    Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago

    Sounds like a great gig. There are so many  things you can do with quality seafood; I'm sure it will be fun to  invent some new recipes.

  17. WryLilt profile image88
    WryLiltposted 6 years ago

    I'm going to start writing about Bill Gates' bank account.

  18. Patty Inglish, MS profile image93
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 6 years ago

    It all sounds like great fun! All kinds of people read HubPages and find good things therein.

  19. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image93
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 6 years ago

    Way cool, Habee!  You deserve it - you write great hubs about seafood.  And if you 'invent' some new recipes, they will love it!  Maybe I need to write about things like selecting diamond rings and traveling to exotic places.

  20. tirelesstraveler profile image71
    tirelesstravelerposted 6 years ago

    Sweet!  Sounds like some things have started getting better. Glad to hear some good news from your direction.

  21. duffsmom profile image61
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    It's really nice to hear of someone getting some benefit for all their hard work. Congratulations.

  22. Blond Logic profile image96
    Blond Logicposted 6 years ago

    That is great. Another feather in your cap. Well done.

  23. habee profile image91
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    Well, it sure boosted my spirits, as my traffic has dropped.

    Thanks for always being so supportive. I love you guys! Wait...that didn't sound very "southern." Allow me to rephrase. Thanks, y'all!

  24. Kevin Peter profile image63
    Kevin Peterposted 6 years ago

    Very happy to know that your hubs are loved by many people. You are rewarded appropriately for your good hubs. Congratulations!

  25. jericho911 profile image87
    jericho911posted 6 years ago

    awesome news !!!!

  26. Natashalh profile image94
    Natashalhposted 6 years ago

    Cool! Congrats!

  27. Ceres Schwarz profile image22
    Ceres Schwarzposted 6 years ago

    Oh, wow. That's really cool. Congratulations on this great news.

    1. sallybea profile image96
      sallybeaposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      That is terrific, congratulations.

  28. Barbara Kay profile image84
    Barbara Kayposted 6 years ago

    Congratulations! Enjoy your seafood.

  29. Kathryn Stratford profile image89
    Kathryn Stratfordposted 6 years ago

    Habee, that is really cool! Free seafood! And to have your recipes featured on their website is a great compliment. Congrats!

  30. Almost7an7angel profile image61
    Almost7an7angelposted 6 years ago

    Congratulations! I would love to be your taster smile

  31. Almost7an7angel profile image61
    Almost7an7angelposted 6 years ago

    Congratulations! I would love to be your taster smile

  32. prettydarkhorse profile image61
    prettydarkhorseposted 6 years ago

    Yummy, nice perks smile

  33. gags3480 profile image65
    gags3480posted 6 years ago

    Great News for you. Who would say no to that. You have really nice recipes too..... Well done

  34. livinggood profile image60
    livinggoodposted 6 years ago

    That's pretty cool. I have one question however, how did you get that "a" in the corner of your picture? Also what does it mean? I'm new to Hub Pages and was just wondering.
    Thank you

    1. habee profile image91
      habeeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      The A stands for: (take your pick)

      awesome
      alluring
      adorable
      academic
      achiever
      able
      absurd
      acrid
      affectionate
      adroit
      affable

      Nah...it just means I completed the Apprenticeship Program.

      1. livinggood profile image60
        livinggoodposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Right on thank you.

      2. Kathryn Stratford profile image89
        Kathryn Stratfordposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Habee, I love all your "A possibilities"! Well, sometimes an abbreviation has multiple meanings, so how about we say it means "apprentice" and "adorable" or "achiever"? smile

  35. SAM ELDER profile image70
    SAM ELDERposted 6 years ago

    1046 hubs.... :-O ... I guess it's awesome .... XD

    1. habee profile image91
      habeeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Or...it could be "addicted." I'm addicted to writing, for sure! lol

  36. KDeus profile image94
    KDeusposted 6 years ago

    Congratulations!!!

  37. PeppermintPaddy profile image57
    PeppermintPaddyposted 6 years ago

    Cool!

  38. snakeslane profile image83
    snakeslaneposted 6 years ago

    Awesome!

  39. sgbrown profile image93
    sgbrownposted 6 years ago

    Congratulations, Habee!   You just never know what can happen here.  Free seafood and a chance to create your own recipe to be used in their chain, that's just pretty awesome!  Let us know what happens, please!  smile

 
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