Wow, 2 posts in 2 days! That hasn’t happened for a loooooong time.
Don’t miss the: snow photos, hats a plenty and “soup recipe for a frosty week” included in yesterday’s post!!!
Now back to our awards ceremony, already in progress…. 😉
First of all, I want to thank
the academy and my dear blog bud, Caroline who writes one of my all-time fav. blogs: Earth Friendly Gardening, for chosing me for an Excellent Blog Award.
I am honored to be chosen and to be on your list with so many other blogs I also read and admire.
So now it’s up to me to chose 10 more blogs/bloggers to recognize as Excellent Blogs and that was certainly tough to narrow down. I visit a lot of blogs that I really enjoy but here’s 10 that I’ve chosen to share that I hope you will all enjoy too.
Happy Blogging and thanks for stopping by. 🙂
In no particular order, here’s my list:
Earth Friendly Gardening : Caroline (in Rhode Island) offers a cornucopia of gardening and environmental advice. I am NO expert at gardening (far from it!) but I really enjoy stopping in to check out the latest beautiful photos and read what’s new. I always learn a thing or two that I stow away for future reference. Someday, I am going to have an amazing garden and all this terrific info. will come in handy!! Added bonus, once in a while, C’s gorgeous cats make an appearance too. Go Simba, Tiny and Scout!!!
PS: C, I would have put you on my list, even if I hadn’t been on yours, really, truly !!!
Vixenpath : One of the newer additions to my blog rounds is to Ruinwen’s (from Maryland) knitting blog. Love the poetic quotes she’s added to many of her posts. Great to check in on what’s on the needles and even better, when a kitty or two comes into view. I found Ruinwen’s blog via, Sallee’s- Knitnana, was always intrigued by her name when she left comments there and stopped by to see what she blogs about. I’m glad I did and I will be back!
Knitnana: Speaking of Sallee (who lives in Virginia) here’s another knitting blog complete with cats, that I truly enjoy! Talented Sallee is always knitting and sewing up a storm. The lovely Meezer and her cat siblings provide many a LOL!!! Sallee is also committed to several charity knitting projects. I am humbled and amazed by all that she accomplishes. Wow, what a Wonderwoman!!
Sheepish Annie: Another knit blog that I regularly visit. Annie (in Maine) serves up the laughs, posting usually on a daily basis and keeping many of the blogging community riveted to their monitors, awaiting the next episode of Annie’s adventures. The lovely Persephone (another cat, what can I say) adds glamour and fun and often graces us with her presence via photos on Annie’s popular blog. One of the first blogs that I added to my ‘route’.
Felt Like Knitting: Beth (in Georgia) hosts Felt Like Knitting. Her goodness and concern for others comes through in so many of her posts. I feel fortunate to have ‘met’ Beth. She has been so encouraging and kind to me during many a tough day I have been through, in the past couple of years. Thanks Beth. And also for the all the knit projects you have shared along the way and all the other insights you bring to your posts. Great job Beth!
Miss Woolly Knits: MaryAnne’s (BC Canada, just a hoot and a holler away!) lovely blog has been mentioned on Veggies….many, many times! Actually, it was only yesterday when I was again singing the praises of this talented and very giving woman, in yesterday’s post, just below this one. Love to stop in for a Friday visit, keep those posts and photos coming MaryAnne!
Live Stress-free Naturally: Michelle (in Oregon) has been a pal of mine for longer than I’ve been blogging. We actually met via email when we were both enrolled at the same correspondence school, that offered courses in natural healing etc. Michelle has been so helpful and encouraging to me. Her blog provides excellent resources to all of us coping with an overload of stress in our lives; offering practical and workable solutions on how to slow down, re-align our thoughts and cope better, in today’s busy world. I look forward to all your posts M, keep up the good work!
Bittersweet: My blog award list would be lacking, without at least sharing one (of many) food blogs I enjoy. The talented (and VERY young) Hannah (lives in the U.S. I think???) has already authored a beautiful and timely cookbook: My Sweet Vegan. She shares her photographic, culinary and crafty talents via her lovely blog. Initially, found my way to Bittersweet because of her gorgeous avatar photo of a heart which I noted on a blog comment and I’m glad I did.
Arboreality:Talented Jade (in Pennsylvania) hosts several blogs. Another very busy woman who seems to have time to fit so much into every day (how do they do it!!!) Jade shares her plant knowledge, in particular her love of trees via informative posts and wonderful photos. Check out all her blogs (listed at Arboreality) including: Brainripples and AppleJade. Definitely worth a stop along the blog-way.
Alberta Postcards: Last but certainly not least on my list is one of my newest fav. blogs. Hosted by Diane (from Alberta Canada) this is a blog to enchant the senses, with beautiful floral and nature photos, poetry and well-crafted posts. Like a stop in a beautiful garden, when in need of a break from a hectic day. I’m certainly glad I found Diane’s lovely blog.
I got to know about Alberta Postcards via Caroline’s- Earth Friendly Gardening, so I guess you could say I’ve come full-circle!
So, there’s my list of 10 Excellent Blogs. You all deserve the award for all that you bring to the blogging world. I hope you will also take the time to recognize 10 of your own picks for the best of the blogs. I look forward to reading your lists, soon! 🙂