Friday, September 9, 2011

Liebster Blog Award

Well, it seems that I've been nominated for a Liebster Blog Award.  Please, please, hold your applause!  It's an award for small bloggers given by other small bloggers as an encouragement.  Thank you so much to Gayle from Things My Mother Told Me for the nomination and recommendation!

Information about the Liebster Award:

1.  Rumor has it that someone in Germany, possibly someone named Liebster, created an award for new bloggers to show appreciation and thanks for their blog.
2.  Liebster means “beloved” in German and Spanish.
3.  You can only receive the award from another blogger, who has also received the award. 
4.  Awards are to be passed forward to other bloggers, 3-5 blog sites, with followers of 300 or less.
5.  Once you give the award to a fellow blogger, you are to contact the blogger and let them know.
6.  Copy and paste the award on your blog.
The winner of this encouragement award is to select three other small blogs to nominate and share the links for your selections, as well as who nominated you.

My nominees are:

Christine from The Good, The Pure, and The Lovely.  This is a great blog to read if you want a positive glimpse of Christian mommyhood.  From muddy boots to flower pictures to words of wisdom from THE Word, Christine has a very real, open love of her family and God. 

Linda at Encouragement From the Hill.  I love to read Linda's blog to take a moment and think about the most important relationship with the Lord.  Linda is VERY kind and VERY encouraging.  Try it out!

My last nominee is Laura at Wake Up and Smell the Chocolate.  To be honest, she had my readership at the title!  I love Laura's tongue-in-cheek writing style and her librarian experiences.  She's also the master of posting about strange feelings we all have, but never think about.  I often read one of her posts with my coffee in the morning and think, "Hey, I do have that crazy thought sometimes..." 

Now, to be perfectly honest, I had never even heard of this award until I was nominated today.  I don't think it's an award that will gain a lot of recognition, but it is a good tool to recognize and link up with some of the other small bloggers I really enjoy.  Blogging is personally rewarding for me as a tool for writing, expressing, or remembering this stage in my life.  Although, I would probably still blog if no one read it but me and my husband, it is really exciting to know that there are people out there really interested in my personality, humor, and faith.  Here's to the little guy bloggers!  Hooray for us!

...And have no fear, readers, Poetry Friday will resume next week.  I just thought I'd mention it, because I don't want you to be cranky over the weekend.  Have a great one!


  1. You are a great writer! Congrats on your award! Thanks for your words today on my blog.

  2. Congrats on your award! That is so awsome, you "keep me in stitches" every day. You do deserve an award for that.

    Thank you also for the nomination. I will be in deep thought this weekend so that I can encourage other bloggers!

    I will be waiting impatiently for the next installment of Poetry Friday. Hurry, please!

  3. I was so happily surprised. You made my day! As soon as I began reading about the award, I immediately thought of Laura's blog too. Great minds think alike:-) Thank you again, Hannah.