Some of you have heard of the unbearable news. Nonetheless to the rest who haven’t, it’s no less painful for us to be the bearers of the sad news of a dear friend’s passing. Selma of Selma’s Table, whom we have the honor of calling a sister in spirit, passed away on Saturday July 4th, after losing her battle with cancer.
In losing Selma, we at Fiesta Friday have lost an encouraging supporter and co-host, a loyal advocate, and a true friend who was generous with her time and knowledge.
Selma touched many lives. We know you share the same sentiments about her. We understand that you, too, want to show your appreciation for all that Selma had brought to our community as a whole and to your blogging experience personally.
So amidst our collective grief, but with love and deep admiration, we would like to dedicate a special Fiesta Friday in her honor. We are celebrating Selma, her life and her talents as a writer, a cook, a photographer, and a stylist in a Special Fiesta Friday.
WHAT? It’s a Selma Fiesta. Create a post with Selma in mind.
- Your post can be an anecdote, a poem, or story about or related to Selma.
- Your post can also be about a dish or two that you create using Selma’s recipes.
- Your post can be about a dish/recipe that you create and dedicate to Selma.
- All posts must be linked to Selma’s blog, Selma’s Table.
- You can link as many posts as you like, as long as they’re all Selma-themed and dedicated in her memory.
WHEN? It starts now and it will stay open until everyone has the chance to participate and honor Selma.
WHERE? Fiesta Friday Tribute to Selma is hosted here on this blog, FiestaFriday.net, as well as foodbod, The Not So Creative Cook, and birgerbird. There will be a link prompt on all 4 blogs.
Link your tribute to Selma. Share with us how or what you do to honor her. To link your post, click on the blue “Add Your Link” prompt below. Thank you all for sharing!
Angie, I can send Fitz the instructions
Thanks! Send them to me, too.
Thanks Angie for letting us know of Selma’s passing and giving us an opportunity pay tribute to her. She was such a vital part of our community and will be sorely missed.
You’re welcome, it’s the least we can do, Hilda. She really was a genuine friend who went out of her way to offer help to anyone. I second your thought; she will be greatly missed. XOXO
I know for some time now and still not sure what to say…It was so sad to find out she past away. She was one of my first followers!! I really liked her energy and her passion for leaving something here- now I understand better some of her comments and the things she was saying on her blog. Thank you for doing this. Hugs xx
The news hit me like a ton of bricks. Still can’t believe she’s gone forever. I feel like I have so much to tell her. And I know she would have listened. She was so very kind. Take care, Marta XOXO
My deepest condolences to Selma’s loved ones…she will be missed! ❤️
Thank you, Laila. Her kindness was unparalleled; she’s sorely missed XOXO
Thanks Angie for sharing the news of Selma’s death. She touched so many with her warmth, wisdom and joi de vivre. Just last week I noticed her absence, was thinking of her and wondering. I will forever be thankful for her sharing her lemon infused olive oil method.
Thank YOU, Sandra, for your kind and comforting comment. I’ve been perusing Selma’s blog myself. Such a treasure trove. The lemon olive oil I really need to try. XOXO
Thanks Angie for sharing the news. I remember Selma a little over 2 years ago when I first got started with blogging. May her soul rest in peace and my condolences to her family.
Thanks for your kind words, Nandini. I didn’t realize you and Selma had made a connection as well. She’s deeply missed.
Very sad news Angie. We will all miss her presence.
Very, Linda… She’s gone much too soon.
Angie, thank you for letting us know. I am so saddened by the news. My heartfelt condolences to her family.
Linda Fernandes said:
Thanks Angie for sharing the news, it very shocking new about Selma, My her soul Rest In Peace & May Jesus give her family courage to bear the pain.
Thank you for sharing the news, Angie. I am in disbelief … She was so positive, fun, and outgoing that it is difficult to believe that she’s gone. She will be dearly missed.