Versatile Blogger Award

I’ll admit, I wasn’t quite sure what to think when I received a Tweet that said I was awarded The Versatile Blogger by Snagglewordz. Is this a gimmick? Spam? Something off the wall? To my delight, it was none of the above! Instead, it’s a love-fest of blogs! It’s a way to share what you love with others, spreading the word and cheer of a variety of interesting writings. So, thank  you Snagglewordz for the award!

Of course, with any award, there’s rules to follow, but they’re simple, so no fear!

The rules

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you. Thanks again Snagglewordz! I always enjoy your blog.
  • Add the Versatile Blogger Award pic on your blog post
  • Share 7 random things about yourself
  • Award 15 recently discovered blogs you enjoy reading
  • Inform the bloggers of their award

7 Random Things About Me

  1. I’m quite the mixture of (warring!) nationalities – British, Cherokee Indian, and Irish. Also, half of my family is Korean!
  2. I absolutely adore Italian food and think I was Italian in another life.
  3. I’m an artist. I have a Fine Arts degree from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. I’m working on a collaborative art project called 13 hours that will be shown in several galleries, starting in England, next year.
  4. I can wiggle my ears!
  5. I have Fibromyalgia, but I don’t let it define my life.
  6. I’m working on opening an artisanal cheese shop called The Cheese & Mouse and have a blog about it here.
  7. My partner gave me a commitment ring on 12/14/11!!

The Versatile Blogger Awards (in no particular order)

  1. Open Book Fiction – Jason LaPier is a sci-fi writer who shares his journey, stories, and tips.
  2. Tales From The Hills – Pete shares stunning photos and stories from places he’s visited.
  3. Skinny Jeans Dreams – Krystle is an inspiration in her weight loss through Weight Watchers (did not get paid by them to lose weight)! She is full of life and optimism.
  4. Open A Book – Geetanjali shares her love and review of books and life. Quite the fascinating lady!
  5. How Sweet It is – Jessica, with her acerbic wit and unique view of life, shares a balance of healthy recipes, comfort food, and indulgent desserts. Her photos of food are mouth-watering!
  6. Channeling Contessa – Clara is obsessed with Barefoot Contessa! Here she shares her recipes, techniques, and love of all things Contessa.
  7. Cheese and Toast – Sue Reidl is a trained chef who shares her love of cooking, tasting, and writing about food. Currently she writes a bi-weekly cheese column called “The Spread” for the Globe and Mail and  host their web-cooking series called Chef Basics.  She also freelance writes for various other clients such as Attitude Marketing and Sid Lee in Montreal and the LCBO Food and Drink Magazine.
  8. Live To Write – Write To Live – This the New Hampshire Writer’s Network where they talk about the craft and business of writing. Perfect for every level of writer!
  9. Ma Petite Maison Verte – Madame Verte shares all things homey with a witty and ironic view.
  10. Kristin McFarland – Kristin is a fantasy novelist who chronicles her novel writing journey, stories told, and lessons learned.
  11. Steve McCurry’s Blog – Steve is a stunning photographer with travels all over the world.
  12. The Course of Four Seasons – Kathleen is a poet and writer living in the Missouri Ozarks.
  13. The Short and The Long of It – Monique weaves fascinating stories using only three words submitted by various readers of her blog.
  14. You’ve Got Nae – Nae travels all over the world, sharing her journey and experiences. Very riveting! And the photos are stunning!
  15. k8edid – A “closet writer” (her words), she shares her “mumblings of a middle-aged madwoman.” In other words, fun, thoughtful, enlightening, and delightful view of life.

There, I did it. Whew! Of course, in naming the awards, I had to check out what they’re currently writing, so this blog post took me MUCH longer than I planned! But it was not time wasted, but time enjoyed. There are so many more that I would love to mention – maybe on another day. I hope you enjoy the blogs I’ve offered and awarded.

Happy reading!

~ Kat

6 thoughts on “Versatile Blogger Award

  1. I just saw this! Thank you so much for including Cheese and Toast! I can only imagine how long this took to write properly–but a labour of love!

    Lust get to work.

    And congratulations on the committment ring!

    Sue

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