Family of Bloggers Award

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A big thank you to Sandy at http://anotherlovelyday.wordpress.com/ for nominating mypenandme for this award.  I apologize for the delay in responding.  This is the first time I’ve been able to copy and paste anything onto a new WordPress post for about a month, now.  Yay!

I’d like to nominate the following bloggers.

http://verticaltales.wordpress.com/

http://adamsart.wordpress.com/

http://roxieh.wordpress.com/

http://ledrakenoir.wordpress.com/

http://dothob.wordpress.com/

http://365kate.wordpress.com/

http://knowledgeknut.wordpress.com/

http://nurturingourroots.wordpress.com/2012/12/24/red-white-and-green-christmas-strawberries/

http://sheepgomoo.wordpress.com/

http://beesatc.wordpress.com/

http://paintchallenged.wordpress.com/

The suggested rules:

1. Pay credit to the one who nominated you. Thanks again, Sandy.

2. Place a link to the one who nominated you on your award page.

3. Using the anagram of the word ‘FAMILY’ tell us the attributes you bring to the family of bloggers

F. Friendship.

A. Awe (so many talented people)

M. Magic ( one can dream, right ?)

I. Integrity.

L. Likes

Y. Yays (me cheering you on)

4. Nominate at least 4 other people to be in your family of bloggers, and notify them of their nomination.

Best regards,

Mary Ann Blinkhorn

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Blog of The Year 2012 Award – sixth star

Thank you to reneeboomer at http://positiveboomer.net/ for the nomination.

Thank you to reneeboomer at http://positiveboomer.net/ for the nomination.

And here are the rules:

1 Select the blog(s) you think deserve the ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award.

2 Write a blog post and tell us about the blog(s) you have chosen – there’s no minimum or maximum number of blogs required – and ‘present’ them with their award.

3 Please include a link back to this page ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award – http://thethoughtpalette.co.uk/our-awards/blog-of-the-year-2012-award/and include these ‘rules’ in your post (please don’t alter the rules or the badges!)

4 Let the blog(s) you have chosen know that you have given them this award and share the ‘rules’ with them

5 You can now also join the award’s Facebook group – click ‘like’ on this page‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award Facebook group and then you can share your blog with an even wider audience if you choose to

6 As a winner of the award – please add a link back to the blog that presented you with the award – and then proudly display the award on your blog and sidebar … and start collecting stars…

Yes – that’s right – there are stars to collect!

Unlike other awards which you can only add to your blog once – this award is different!

When you begin you will receive the ‘1 star’ award – and every time you are given the award by another blog – you can add another star!

There are a total of 6 stars to collect.

Which means that you can check out your favorite blogs – and even if they have already been given the award by someone else – you can still bestow it on them again and help them to reach the maximum 6 stars!

My nominees are:
http://photographybycalliec.wordpress.com/
http://clanmother.com/
http://charleymckelvy.wordpress.com/
http://thesecretkeeper.net/

All wonderful blogs! 🙂

I apologise for taking so long to respond to this award. I haven’t been able to copy and paste for the past week so I saved the award as a jpeg and then added it. I hope it works!

I would also like to thank Summer at: http://summer4soul.wordpress.com/ and Ivon at: http://ivonprefontaine.com/ and The Other Side of Ugly at:  http://theothersideofugly.com/ for also nominating mypenandme for this award which would have made nine stars, if allowed. Summer, Ivon, and The Other Side of Ugly – Thank you so very much for the nominations.

With best regards,

Mary Ann/mypenandme

Blog of The Year 2012 Award – 5th Star

Thank you, Pat Garcia at:  http://garciaandwalkon.me/ for nominating mypenandme for this award.  Thank you for being such a wonderful source of  inspiration to many, including me.  You rock!

And here are the rules:

1 Select the blog(s) you think deserve the ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award.

2 Write a blog post and tell us about the blog(s) you have chosen – there’s no minimum or maximum number of blogs required – and ‘present’ them with their award.

3 Please include a link back to this page ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award – http://thethoughtpalette.co.uk/our-awards/blog-of-the-year-2012-award/and include these ‘rules’ in your post (please don’t alter the rules or the badges!)

4 Let the blog(s) you have chosen know that you have given them this award and share the ‘rules’ with them

5 You can now also join the award’s Facebook group – click ‘like’ on this page‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award Facebook group and then you can share your blog with an even wider audience if you choose to

6 As a winner of the award – please add a link back to the blog that presented you with the award – and then proudly display the award on your blog and sidebar … and start collecting stars…

Yes – that’s right – there are stars to collect!

Unlike other awards which you can only add to your blog once – this award is different!

When you begin you will receive the ‘1 star’ award – and every time you are given the award by another blog – you can add another star!

There are a total of 6 stars to collect.

Which means that you can check out your favorite blogs – and even if they have already been given the award by someone else – you can still bestow it on them again and help them to reach the maximum 6 stars!

Here are the 6 awards in thumbnail size for your sidebar – feel free to Right Click and save any of the images on this page:

       

         

My nominees are:

http://www.brws.com/wordpress/

http://elainecougler.wordpress.com/

http://prytulka.wordpress.com/

http://cobbledtoolbox.wordpress.com/

http://dlightblog.wordpress.com/

http://harrywrites.wordpress.com/

http://criskiwy.wordpress.com/

 

Congratulations to these nominees.

 

With best regards,

Mary Ann Blinkhorn/mypenandme

 

 

 

Blog of The Year 2012 Award – 2nd Star

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I would like to thank Raani York at:  http://raaniyork.wordpress.com/ for my second nomination of this award which means a second star.  Thank you, Raani.

‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award

(This has been copied word for word for accuracy. It is suggested you do the same…makes posting easy!)

Do you know a blog that deserves an award?

Do you have special blogs that you love to read?

Which blogs do you bookmark and follow?

Would you like to give them an award this year?

Then the ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award is for you!

The ‘rules’ for this award are simple:

1 Select the blog(s) you think deserve the ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award.

2 Write a blog post and name/tell us about the blog(s) you have chosen – there’s no minimum or maximum number of blogs required – and ‘present’ them with their award.

3 Please include a link back to this page Blog of the Year 2012 Award and include these ‘rules’ in your post (please don’t alter the rules or the badges!)

4 Let the blog(s) you have chosen know that you have given them this award and share the ‘rules’ with them

5 You can now also join The Facebook group – click ‘like’ on this page ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award Facebook group and then you can share your blog with an even wider audience

6 As a winner of the award – please add a link back to the blog that presented you with the award – and then proudly display the award on your blog and sidebar … and start collecting stars…

Yes – that’s right – there are stars to collect!

Unlike other awards which you can only add to your blog once – this award is different!

When you begin you will receive the ‘1 star’ award – and every time you are given the award by another blog – you can add another star!

There are a total of 6 stars to collect.

Which means that you can check out your favorite blogs – and even if they have already been given the award by someone else – you can still bestow it on them again and help them to reach the maximum 6 stars!

Blogs that I nominate this time around are:

http://toddlohenry.com/

http://makesomethingmondays.wordpress.com/

http://anakegoodall.wordpress.com/

http://cochisewriters.wordpress.com/

http://barrycomer.wordpress.com/

http://adamsjottings.wordpress.com/

http://nativemichigander.com/

http://kattermonran.com/

With best regards,

Mary Ann Blinkhorn/mypenandme

The Blog of The Year 2012 Award

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Thank you, Living and Lovin at:  http://nutsfortreasure.wordpress.com/ for presenting mypenandme and many other fine blogs with this award.

The ‘rules’ for this award are simple:

  1. Select another blog or other blogs who deserve the ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award;
  2. Write a blog post and tell us about the blog(s) you have chosen – there’s no minimum or maximum number of blogs required – and ‘present’ them with their award;
  3. Include a link back to this page ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award at the Thought Palette and provide these ‘rules’ in your post (please don’t alter the rules or the badges!)
  4. Let the blog(s) you have chosen know that you have given them this award and share the ‘rules’ with them
  5. You can now also join our Facebook group – click ‘like’ on this page ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award Facebook group and then you can share your blog with an even wider audience
  6. As a winner of the award – please add a link back to the blog that presented you with the award – and then proudly display the award on your blog and sidebar … and start collecting stars…

There are stars to collect! Yes, there are stars to collect!

Unlike other awards which you can only add to your blog once – this award is different!

When you begin you will receive the 1 star award, and every time you are given the award by another blog, you can add another star!

Blog of the Year Award banner 600

There are total of 6 stars to collect.

You can check out your favourite blogs, and even if they have already been given the award by someone else, you can still award them again and help them to reach the maximum 6 stars!

For more information check FAQ on The Thought Palette

 

Choosing blogs for this award has been difficult for me, so here is just a small handful of my many favorites:

 

http://johncoyote.wordpress.com/

http://paintedpenguins.wordpress.com/

http://rustytruck.wordpress.com/

http://wastelandhere.com/

http://fictionalmachines.com/

http://johnclinockart.com/

http://sedge808.wordpress.com/

http://thefutureispapiermache.wordpress.com/

http://www.lazyphotographer.ca/

http://pixavantgarde.com/

http://emorfes.com/

http://la-screenwriter.com/

http://screenwritingfromiowa.wordpress.com/

http://gideonsway.wordpress.com/

http://foodforays.com/

 

With best regards,

 

Mary Ann Blinkhorn/mypenandme