Brushed teeth, checked eyes for mascara goop, sniffed underarms, adjusted pants to hide fugly mushroom top, brushed unruly hair…
Drum roll, cue awesome achievement music, oh wait I think my toast is on fire…
Dragging my feet back in front of the mirror, I pick up my hair brush and has my husband been using my hairbrush? MY hairbrush?
See why I’ve been late in thanking two lovely friends for deeming me worthy of blog awards?
First, from lyfbeckons : The Liebster Award (October 4, 2013)
Lyfbeckons was kind enough to nominate me for The Liebster Award. Lyfbeckons is a fairly new blogger.
His post titled ‘Life on the streets – A bitter reality’ is a compelling account of his interaction with a family living on the streets of Ahmedabad, India. I look forward to read more posts from him.
From Priya our sugarfreesweetheart : The WordPress Family Award (October 17, 2013)
sugarfreesweetheart is a gorgeous, brilliantly illustrated food blog that is simply unique. She brings excitement, innovation and fun to food blogging. I’m thrilled to recieve her name banner – hand painted from scratch. It made my eyes well up, how did she know I was a sucker for hand written, painted, hand made stuff?!
Now for the nominations:
1. The Liebster Award :
You can call it Favorite Blog Award, as “Liebster” is a German word for beloved, or dearest. However, there is neither competition nor a jury. And the award goes to…
‘Home is where the heart is’ and I’ve left a big chunk of it in Chennai, India. This blog captured everyday images from around Chennai. It is special to me as it brings me a taste of home everyday. Hence this award goes to them.
Absolutely adorable blog. The blog is about “Curating Indian packaging design”. It highlights unique, eco-friendly, quirky, traditional and innovative packing designs in India. Very interesting indeed.
Dorinda at Lakeside India:
Dorinda’s passion for nature, local art and culture makes her blog interesting. An expatriate couple in the Indian countryside will have faced plenty of hurdles. I like her spirit 🙂
2. The WordPress Family Award:
The wordpress family award… hmmm… I would love to turn right back and hand one to Priya. But that would be corny. I’m going to pass this award to some cherished bloggers:
Amit is a powerful blogger who can weave dreams and present stark reality with ease. A Gandalf of blogging, this wizard’s Open letter to all the molesters and rapists is one of my all time favorite posts. His posts can be funny too and has had me rolling with laughter.
The reason for this nomination is that Amit is my blog mentor. I can put up something totally crappy or crazy and he right there to nudge me along. Thank you Amit for being a part of my WordPress Family.
Jenna’s writes straight from the heart. It is difficult to pin this blog to a particular category. Book reviews, off beat articles and down right funny stuff. Jenna has always and I mean ALWAYS something kind to say to a fellow blogger and make you smile. You are a wonderful soul!
Daily photos from the Veeder Ranch is something to look forward to. Jessie’s blog is a wonderful way to experience the beauty of her ranch through the photos. Changing seasons, the animals and her beautiful family… it is like you already know them all (not in a creepy way).
I’ve always loved animals and this blog reminds me of what a wonderful world we live in.
Congratulations you all ‘Beers and Cheers all around’!
If you just happen to have time to read – The Liebster Award comes with a set of questions I have to answer and make the nominees answer as well. Nominees – if you don’t answer these questions they’ll probably send dragons after you or something so… (more…)