Blogger Recognition Award! Check Out Some of Our Favorite Blogs…

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Yesterday we found out that we had been nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award by Faith from A Fresh Brewed Faith: a homeschooling, coffee-drinking, gluten-free, Midwest mama.  Check out her blog for great posts on recipes, gardening, homeschooling, and more!

Rules:

*Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
*Write a post to show your award.
*Give a brief story of how your blog started.
*Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers.
*Select 15 other bloggers you want to give this award to.
*Comment on each blog and let them know you have mentioned them and provide the link to the post you created.

How We Started Our Blog:
This blog is the creation of my mother (Penny) and I.  We often share recipes and tips or techniques for improving our health and life in general.  Often friends and family would ask us for the recipe to a dish or how we did various things (like organizing or gardening) and while we did share with them, we thought it would be a great idea to have all of our tips and tricks in one place to be able to refer to it.  We have always enjoyed reading other blogs online and learning from them, so we hoped we could contribute some great information that would help others do the same.  We are still figuring things out and learning as we go, but hopefully we are also helping others along the way.

Two Pieces of Advice For New Bloggers:
*My first piece of advice is to write about things you know and enjoy.  By sharing what you know, you will be able to help others learn something new and maybe even find something that makes their life easier.  By writing about things you enjoy, you will look forward to writing and sharing, and it will come through to your readers.

*My second piece of advice is to be consistent.  Post regularly, even if it is just once a week at first.  Eventually you will have people who are checking back to see if you’ve added something new to your blog.  If they know which days to check back, they will do so regularly and you’ll grow your audience.

My nominations are:

Go ahead and check out these great blogs!  I’m sure you’ll find more great info there, including recipes, tips for parents of little ones, as well as general life hacks.  Enjoy!

–Brandi

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