Blogger Recognition Award

Heartfelt thanks to Roda at for the Blogger Recognition Award!  If you haven’t seen her blog yet, do yourself a favor and check it out.  She has beautiful photography and a passion for her farm/gardening life that is very engaging.

blogger recognition award

The Rules

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
  • Give a brief story of how your blog started.
  • Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers.
  • Select 10 other bloggers you want to give this award to.
  • Comment on each blog and let them know you have nominated them and provide the link to the post you created.


My blog story…

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Mystery Blogger!

So you may have noticed that didn’t get a recipe posted this weekend.  The beginning of fall is always a little crazy.  In the fall, I work at a local apple orchard, and this weekend was our big fall kick-off.  It’s always a lot of fun, but I’m pretty sure all of central Indiana decided to come out… SO busy!  No worries, though, I have lots of recipes in my back pocket to try and share, so there are more to come soon!

In the meantime, I want to say a HUGE thank you to Roda at Growing Self ( ) for the Mystery Blogger Award nomination!  The recognition and share is always appreciated, and it’s a really cool way for those of us in the blogging community to share the great things we are seeing from fellow bloggers.  I know not everyone chooses to participate, but I think it is great fun and lets us all learn a little more about some of our favorite bloggers. Continue reading

Unique Blogger Award!

Have you ever had one of those days?  You know the type: nothing seems to be going right, you are in some sort of unidentified funk, and everyone around you notices… I have felt that way for a couple of days.  I feel like I need sunshine, but it’s been to sweltering outside.  But sunshine came in a unusual and unexpected form this morning. I picked up my phone as I woke up, checking my notifications, and I found a WordPress notification. Funny how that little thing could pull me out of my little funk and remind me people out there do see and appreciate what I’m trying to do! Continue reading