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Today is a very good day here at Taste and Tell. You may notice that things look a little different around here. Ok, a lot different. For pretty much the last 2 years, I have been dreaming up my perfect site. I’ve changed my mind about a million times and I looked high and low for someone who could help me turn my dream into a reality.

And today, that dream has come true.

I cannot tell you how excited I am to reveal the new look here. And I have the wonderful and talented Melissa and Erin to thank for it all. I was on the search for a web designer when Melissa and Erin announced that they were starting a new boutique web design business – Wooden Spoons Kitchen. I’m not even kidding you – I emailed them the moment I saw the announcement. I’ve always love the clean style and look of both of their blogs, and I knew that I had found my designers!!

And here we are, and I couldn’t be happier. From the moment we started this process, I knew that I was going to love the end result. They have worked with me every step of the way, listening to all of my crazy ideas and bringing them to fruition. I would 100%, whole-heartedly recommend them to anyone who is looking for a new look!

Please take a look around! Here are some of the big changes:

I have always said that food will always be my main focus here on Taste and Tell. And that isn’t changing. But we are expanding!! If you’ll look under the logo in the top right corner, you’ll see links to each section.
- Food - Anytime you come to Taste and Tell, it will bring you to the main section, which is the food section. Things will continue on here as normal.
- Home - This is where things will get a little more personal. I’m not exactly sure what direction this section will take, but that’s the beauty of it. I’ll be discussing things a little more on this section on Thursday.
- Travel - If you’ve been following me here, you know this as Destinations – where I’ve been posting about places I’ve been and things I’ve seen. This section is the most exciting to me, because Erin was able to turn this into exactly what I wanted. I am a visual person, and this is as visual as it gets. I wanted it to be photo driven, since I get so much more excited about travel photos than I do words. You have got to check out this section. (I’m still reformatting the posts there, but I’m getting there slowly!)  Click on one of the recent posts to get the full effect!

Only the food posts will show up here on the homepage, but you can always see what is happening in each section on the right sidebar. And you’ll still get updated if you subscribe to my newsletter, email updates, or by rss.

We’ll still be updating a few things in the next couple weeks. The recipe archives will have even more functionality in the weeks to come. (After I update 6 years worth of posts…ugh). And please feel free to tell me if I’m missing something that you had here before!

Some changes – I’ve thought long and hard about this, and after a lot of deliberation, I have decided to give up Taste and Tell Thursdays. It kind of breaks my heart because it was just starting to gain some momentum, but something had to go. But I will have recipe posts here Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and Blogger Spotlights are moving to Saturdays.

A huge thanks to Melissa and Erin – thank you for making my vision come to life!!

Check back on Thursday on the Home section for a little introduction there, and an all new recipe is coming at you on Friday. I hope you love the new look as much as I do!!

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48 Responses to Taste and Tell – All New!

  1. Congrats on your new look! Love it!

  2. Congrats on your new site! Beautiful! I know how it feels dreaming up the perfect site and then changing your mind. Im in the midst of a makeover myself. Congrats on being DONE !:)

  3. Tieghan says:

    Congrats! The site looks stunning!!

  4. congrats! i love your website it is so professional now.

  5. Tracey says:

    Congrats on the new design, I love it!! The simple, clean look is gorgeous :)

  6. Keersten says:

    It looks so great! Congrats!

  7. Emily says:

    So simple and clean and so beautiful. LOVE it!

  8. Love the new look. The logo’s great and the new sections are so fun and versatile. Love all the new details too, like the newsletter signup at the end of the post.

  9. I love the redesign! It’s gorgeous!

  10. Love love love the new look! So clean and so cool! Seriously!

  11. Chels R. says:

    Oh my gosh!!! Deborah, it’s beautiful!!!!! I’m so excited for you! I love it!

  12. Rosa says:

    Congrats! I love the new look.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

  13. Beautiful, Deborah! Congrats on an awesome new look! :)

  14. It’s gorgeous, Deb!! Erin and Melissa did a wonderful job capturing what you wanted. It looks fantastic and the layout is spot on!

  15. Maria says:

    Congrats on the new site! It looks fab!

  16. Congrats on the new design! It’s beautiful.

  17. carrian says:

    I love it!! It’s perfect and I’m so excited for you!

  18. Mel says:

    Deborah – it’s beautiful! I feel like kindred spirits since we both just went through a redesign with Melissa and Erin at the same time. I am in LOVE with your logo. It’s possibly the cutest thing I’ve ever seen. I love the new look and am excited by your new features!

  19. Congrats! It looks amazing! I have been anxious to see it. They did a fabulous job!

  20. Jo-Anna says:

    Oh it looks beautiful over here! So simple & classy! Love it

  21. Annalise says:

    Love the new look! Yay, congrats!! Now I have redesign envy :)

  22. Congrats on the new site! It’s beautiful!

  23. Kalyn says:

    Congratulations Deborah! The site looks great.

  24. Congratulations!!! It looks awesome!!!

  25. It’s truly beautiful, Deborah!

  26. Whoo-hoo!! Congrats! Love the new site! #highfive

  27. LOVE the new design!! So happy for you :)

  28. Bree says:

    It is gorgeous! I am so happy for you. A redesign can feel like giving birth sometimes. I loved working with Erin and Melissa too. :)

  29. Joanne says:

    GORGEOUS! I am so loving this new look. Very clean and I love the new logo! I’m on WSK’s waiting list and this has made me count down the days to working with them even more than I already was!

  30. gorgeous!! Love the new look and feel!! :) :) xoxo

  31. Dedee says:

    Looks great!

  32. Deb it looks so good!
    I’m a little jealous now! lol
    It’s so my turn for a next re-design.

  33. Love the new look! How fun!

  34. Things are looking SO beautiful around here! Love the clean and simple colors that you’ve chosen :)

  35. Woo hoo! Nothing like a pinch and a tuck to make you feel like a new blogger. Or maybe an older blogger, but a renewed blogger nonetheless! Love the new look and the new sections Deb. And glad to see you’ll be taking a day off!! XO

  36. leslie says:

    love love love the new look!

  37. So beautiful, Deborah! Love the logo!!

  38. Congrats on the big reveal!

  39. Love it! Congrats on the new site!

  40. I’m loving the new look of your blog. Congrats.

  41. Nutmeg Nanny says:

    Congratulations on finally getting your perfect site :)

  42. Ashley says:

    Congrats on the redesign – looks great :)

  43. LOVE your new logo! SO cute!

  44. Congrats! Loving the new look!

  45. Krista Low says:

    It is looking absolutely amazing! The color scheme and they layout are fabulous! Congratulations on your upgrade :) Krista @ A Handful of Everything

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