Rolling off a Blog

Does it count when you win an award when you were nominated by your sister?  I hope so because I gratefully accept.

My sister, Helen, who is RVing Girl ( , nominated me for the Liebster Award.  This is granted to fellow bloggers who have fewer than 200 subscribers on a daily basis and it is to encourage those of us who are new to the blogging world.

The rules are:

  • Thank the person who nominated you.
  • Link back to the person.
  • Copy and Paste the Award into your blog. (Haven’t figured this out yet.)
  • Reveal your 5 blog picks with links.
  • Let them know you chose them by leaving a comment on their blog.

I began my blog in July, visited my sister at her home in Bermuda, and convinced her to begin a blog of her own. And now she’s an award winner!  Well, in my books, she’s always been a winner.  Thank you, Helen.

My five nominees are:

  1. Where’s Wormy?  This is a new blog, in the last few weeks, and it is about a family “pet” who gets himself into all sorts of trouble, while having great adventures.  Very cute and very imaginative.
  2. Fifty Four and a Half.  Elyse is from Connecticut and is living in the Southern US.  She is hilarious and I laugh every time I read her posts.
  3. Prairie Wisdom.  I love this blog.  The posts are all different but her humor and stories of her family resonate with me.  She is also very creative and writes about her activities.  I check her out every day!
  4. Siobhan.  Siobhan writes with such ease about her efforts to get fit and healthy, something most of us want to do. 
  5. Sylvia Morice. http://sylviamorice.wordpresscom Sylvia is a fellow Canadian who is writing with gentle humor about her life.  She is cruising to Hawaii as I write but I can’t wait until she returns to daily blogging.

I think all of these blogs are worth following, and would like you to check them out.  You may like them enough to subscribe to them too.

I am currently packing to move from Toronto to Ottawa and have been too busy to post every day but I am taking a little break from the house for a couple of hours and will try to get another post in tonight.

Happy blogging!


11 responses

  1. I couldn’t figure it out either so I copied and pasted the icon to my photos and then cropped it and inserted it that way.
    I am so computer savey in many ways but others…..????!!!!????
    Anyway love your BLOG and will look at your recommendations.
    Happy Moving…..

  2. Thanks so much for nominating me for the award. I will do my best to live up to the lofty expectations winning such a prestigious award brings with it! (Tongue placed firmly in cheek,, of course.) But seriously, I do appreciate the nomination and will follow the rules in a new post.

    I’m finally back in Canada, and back online! Yay! Thanks again and I look forward to reading more of your posts.

  3. Thank you! I feel the same way. As an educator myself, I find your no nonsense, down to earth wisdom connects with me. Love to check in with you every day.
    I have had two grandchildren over for the holiday and other company so haven’t been able to be on the web and have missed it. Blessings as you prepare to move.

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