Tuesday, March 27, 2012
I haven't been blogging long. Just a few months really. I love it but I find it difficult at times to balance my baking hobby, blogging, my "real" job as a 6th grade teacher, mommy-hood, and being a wife. Which means that my blogging is inconsistent which I know is not ideal. But, it is what it is.
So imagine my surprise and joy when I opened my email last Thursday and saw a very sweet message from Keri at The Sweet Life telling me that she had chosen MY BLOG to receive the Liebster Award! One thing I have learned in my short time blogging is that bloggers are the nicest people you'll ever meet. They are kind, generous, and always looking out for each other. It's an amazing community that I am thrilled to be a part of.
Liebster is German for Dear, Beloved, Favorite. The Liebster Award is given to blogs with fewer than 200 followers. I am so honored that Keri chose me for this. Please check out her blog and tell her I sent you. She makes the cutest cake pops! I envy her cake pops.
I now get to pass the Liebster Award along! Here are the rules:
The honor of accepting is done in the following fashion:
1. Link back to the person who bestowed the honor on you.
2. Pick 5 blogs with less than 200 followers to pass the award forward.
3. Post the award on your blog!
Here are the sites I chose to share the award with:
All The Weigh by Kenlie--I actually have no idea if Kenlie has under 200 followers or not but I love her blog. She has worked hard and lost over 100 pounds. I know it seems odd that a baking blogger is following a weight loss blogger but seriously, this girl is inspiring!
Yammie's Noshery--This is a beautiful blog by an amazingly talented young woman. She makes food that has me drooling on my keyboard. AND, she's only 19 years old! Check her out.
Jennifer Cooks by Jennifer--I fell in love with Jennifer's blog the moment I first stumbled across it. Her layout is easy to follow as are her tutorials and recipes. She makes the most delicious looking food. I think my favorite is the Portobella Pizzas or maybe the Avocado Eggs in a Basket or the Pear and Gorgonzola Pizza. Now I'm hungry. We need to move on.
Stella B's Kitchen--Stella B's blog is easy to follow and navigate through, which I LOVE. She has mouth-watering recipes and takes fabulous pictures. When I grow up, I want to take pictures like Stella B. My new fave recipe that I MUST try for our next movie night is her Caramel Cereal Mix. You make it in the microwave! Also on my list are Mom's Ultimate Brownies, Whole Wheat Oatmeal Pancakes, and Chicken Pot Pie (I'm a sucker for a good chicken pot pie). I think my favorite thing about this blog is that she started it as a way to catalog her family's favorite recipes.
'A Casarella--This blog is new to my list. I just wandered across it the other day when I saw a link on another blog to a fabulous recipe for Meatloaf Stuffed Peppers that you make in the crock-pot. I LOVE a good crock-pot recipe!) I love that Elena is real. She doesn't hide that not everything turns out perfectly.
Please go check out these blogs and share the love.