I cannot possibly express to you the loss of words that I have, and how overwhelmed I am with emotion to have been nominated not once but twice in the last few days for the Blogger of the Year Award – 2012! I am honored and I am truly humbled!
This is the season of giving and it is also a season to be thankful. My purpose in life is to give to those around me all I have to give. I live this purpose every day. I am thankful for a number of things. My family, my friends, to have good health, and to have a following of folks who want to read my blog! I am also thankful to the two amazing women who have nominated me for this award!
Penny Howe, of The Why About This and Sharla Lee Shults, of Catnip of Life have both nominated me for the “Blog of the Year Award – 2012.” I thank you both, with a bow, for the nominations!
Penny’s site is amazing! And, so is Sharla’s! These women have been an inspiration to me in a number of ways. Penny, with her words of wisdom and her creative influences which have given me a different perspective of life; and Sharla, with her fabulous poetry, which touches my soul with her beautiful words the images those words create. If you have not read her poetry, which paints the most incredible pictures in one’s mind, then you are missing out! Both are truly gifted women who I treasure. I consider myself so lucky that my little blog, Life in the Foothills, has given to me the opportunity to know these amazing women!
Blog of the Year Award – 2 Stars Earned!
The rules of this award differ from others, and here are the details:
Blog of the Year 2012 Award
Do you know a blog that deserves an award? For me the answer is yes!
Do you have special blogs that you love to read? Absolutely!
Which blogs do you bookmark and follow? I have a huge list!
Would you like to give them an award this year? Well, I told you what my purpose in life is!
Then the ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award is for you!
The ‘rules’ for this award are simple:
1 Select the blog(s) you think deserve the ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award
2 Write a blog post and tell us about the blog(s) you have chosen – there’s no minimum or maximum number of blogs required – and ‘present’ them with their award.
3 Please include a link back to this page Blog of the Year 2012 Award and include these ‘rules’ in your post (please don’t alter the rules or the badges!)
4 Let the blog(s) you have chosen know that you have given them this award and share the ‘rules’ with them
5 You can now also join The Facebook group – click ‘like’ on this page ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award Facebook group and then you can share your blog with an even wider audience
6 As a winner of the award – please add a link back to the blog that presented you with the award – and then proudly display the award on your blog and sidebar … and start collecting stars…
Yes – that’s right – there are stars to collect!
Unlike other awards which you can only add to your blog once – this award is different!
When you begin you will receive the ‘1 star’ award – and every time you are given the award by another blog – you can add another star!
There are a total of 6 stars to collect.
Which means that you can check out your favorite blogs – and even if they have already been given the award by someone else – you can still bestow it on them again and help them to reach the maximum 6 stars!
‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award Badges
There are six badges for you to collect – you can either ‘swap’ your badge for the next one each time you are given the award – or even proudly display all six badges if you are lucky enough to be presented with the award six times!
Need to know more? Check out the FAQ page. From the same site you can click on the thumbnail for the number of awards you are given! I have two! Again, thank you Penny and Sharla! You are both dear to my heart!
My wish now, and my desire to give, tells me that I need to pass this award on. I am passing this award on to:
One Man’s Meat Conor Bofin has some incredible recipes and I get totally caught up in his lovely narrative! Cooking with humor!
Zeebra Designs & Destinations While Lisa and I live quite a ways away from each other, her artwork and posts are inspiring!
Mike’s Look at Life The title of Mike’s blog fits what he shares. It is a pretty cool perspective, and I am glad that Mike found me, so that I could follow him!
One last one:
Yummy Lummy I never thought that I could ever find anyone who can eat as much as I can, or now hitting over double nickels – could, and then I met Gary! Gary has an amazing appetite, and an amazing blog that is also worthy of passing this on!
Hugs to you all! Again, Penny and Sharla, you are both very dear to me, and I thank you with all my heart! To those that I am passing this on to: Congratulations! You all deserve this award and have kept me entertained with your blogs!
Thank you for visiting today, and please do go check out these amazing blogs! Penny – Sharla — Hugs to you both and thank you for the honor!
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