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Spring Blog Nominations for Best Blogs – Now Open

Hello Everyone, 

I will be doing my Spring Blog List at the end of May/ beginning of June. Nominations are now open. I would like to highlight some of my fav and new bloggers and would love if you all can join in and mention a blogger you would like me to highlight in the comments. Rules are simple – You cannot nominate yourself, use hateful language or promote a business. The category of blog can be anything from poetry, photography, travel, cooking and anything between that makes you feel good about reading the blog. Write one or two lines about why you like the blog you nominate and leave a link of the blog and your blog with your comment. No more than 2 nominations per person. Deadline to comment will be until May 29, 2019. I will go through the list and include the blogs that follow the rules along with the blog (person) who mentions the nominee! 🙂 Hope you can all participate!

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Winter 2018 Blog Recommendations

Hello Everyone,

Hope 2018 has been treating you all well so far. As we start of another year, I thought I would do another round of my blog recommendations featuring a few of my favorite blogs! Again, these are definitely not the complete list of blogs that I love, as the list would be too long, just a handful for this round. Do check out my previous blog recommendations and stay tuned for more! Some are old favorites and some new finds…I love what each of these blogs bring to their audience…rich in content be it poetry, stories or photography, they captivate their audience and keep them coming back for more!

Below is the list in no particular order:

 

Syl65’s Blog: I have been following Sylvester’s work since my early days at wordpress…He shares beautiful messages, little reminders on the important things in life through his poetry that leave you with a smile on your face. I highly recommend visiting and following his blog if you haven’t done so already!

 

Wandering of a Lost Soul: I love the heart Priya brings to her writing, be it poetry or a post on life you can drift off in her words and wander in her prose. Beautiful and definitely worth your visit!

 

Madasahatter572:   Dorna’s short yet powerful micropoetry lets you reflect on the beauty and darkness surrounding us. Do check out this amazing writer!

 

Jane Dougherty Writes: Jane captivates her readers through her poetry, fiction and posts. It’s frequently out of the box reflections that keep her reader’s pondering and coming back for more…again do visit her beautiful blog!

 

Cindy Knoke:    I remain amazed by Cindy’s photography and will let her pictures do the talking! Highly recommended!

 

Marie Kleber: I love reading Marie’s poetry, she writes both in English and French and her lovely words flutter in the reader’s heart long after you finish reading the piece.

 

The Wandering Armadillo: Diana is simply amazing, every poem that I have read by her leaves me in awe for days! Do check out this wonderful writer!

 

The Wayward Warrior:  Rob is another writer I have been following for a while, he is an author and poet who tries new style of poetry and his messages keep the reader interested for more! Do check out his wonderful thoughts!

 

Booknvolume: I love Cynthia’s works! It flows like a magical fall that lets your heart fly in imagination and magic. Definitely Recommend if you haven’t already!

 

House of Heart:    Holly is an amazing writer who I am honored to follow. She cuts deep with her carefully crafted words, definitely worth the visit!

 

That’s all for this round, stay tuned for next round of recommendations soon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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A Splatter of Beautiful Blogs – Spring Blog Recommendations

Hello Everyone,

It has been a while since I have done blog recommendations but going through my reader today I felt the need to share some of these lovely blogs with you. I do this as a token of my appreciation for this community and to share these wonderful talents I have come across…A few I have just started to follow and a few that I have shared before…This list is not exhaustive by any means…there is so much talent out there, it is just my effort to showcase a few. Please check out my previous recommendations and stay tuned for more…

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In no particular order :

For some lovely poems and thoughts…

Infinite Living

Uptown Jack

atragizindagieksafar

Writing to Freedom

Original-Dante

Erika Kind

Writing Wings for You

 

For some beautiful photos and imagination…

Hakan Dahlstrom Photography

Switters B and Exploring

Laura Macky Photography

Petals Unfolding

The Wilden Marsh Blog

Avian 101 HJ Ruiz

Paul Militaru

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Spring Blogs Recommendations: Photography List 2

Hello Everyone,

As a thank you to this wonderful blogging family I will be sharing some of my favourite blogs every season.

Here is my second list of wonderful photographers who inspire me with their beautiful captures. Over the next few weeks I will be posting more lists in this and other categories so stay tuned.  The previous spring list can be found under here: https://forgottenmeadows.wordpress.com/2016/04/02/spring-blogs-recommendations-photography-list-1/Again your recommendations are most welcome!

 

https://darkpink.wordpress.com/ – I have been a huge fan of Leyla’s work since the begining of my blogging journey and highly recommend her to blog to my readers! She is a wonderful photographer with the ability to capture the most beautiful photos.

https://cverwaal.wordpress.com/ – Another photographer whose work I have admired for sometime now…Cornelis’s black and white compositions and his other work will definitely make you appreciate his art.

http://leannecole.com.au/blog/ – Leanne always leaves me in awe of her work…Whether it is street architecture, events or nature she grabs the reader’s attention with her technical skills and eye to capture the perfect angle. I highly recommend you visiting her blog.

https://encapsulate717.wordpress.com/ – I just started following this blog today, and have to say there is definitely something worth visiting. I liked the pet and flower photography. Show some love of the community and visit this new upcoming photographer.

https://derwentvalleyphotography.wordpress.com/ – I have been following this blog for a while and I am always impressed by the nature photography. Needless to say, I definitely recommend visiting!

https://tinylessonsblog.com/ – I absolutely love Tiny’s bird photography. She is also a writer and her compassion for nature and animals shines through in her posts. I highly encourage you all to visit her blog.

https://pearandbulb.com/ – Another new blog that I discovered today, and I have to say I was very impressed by their vibrant colors and captures. Again, do visit and share some community love.

https://alanlbw.wordpress.com/ – A photography blog that I have been following for a little while now and one that I definitely recommend to my readers. I really like his animal photography especially his captures of cats and dogs.

http://www.marikoevans.com/ – I have been a super fan of Mariko’s work since day one. Pictures speak a thousand words and her images certainly do…it is like writing poetry through photography. I highly recommend a visit!

https://sophielphotos.wordpress.com/ – Sophie is an amazing photographer whose work I have always admired. I encourage all my readers to visit her blog and see her wonderful creative talent with the camera yourselves!

 

Stay Tuned for Future recommendations and check out all recommendations under the recommendations category!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Spring Poet Recommendations List 2

Hello Everyone,

As a thank you to this wonderful blogging family I will be sharing some of my favourite blogs every season.

Here is my second list of wonderful poets whose work I admire. Over the next few weeks I will be posting more lists in this and other categories so stay tuned.  Please check out my previous recommendations here: https://forgottenmeadows.wordpress.com/2016/03/26/spring-poets-recommendations-list-1/https://forgottenmeadows.wordpress.com/2016/04/02/spring-blogs-recommendations-photography-list-1/

They are in no particular order, I will do 10 at a time for each list…Please visit them for some beautiful writing that will make your hearts bloom this season.:)❤

Spring Poet List 2

https://katzpyjamas.wordpress.com/ – I have been following Marla for a while now on twitter and have been in awe of her poetry since day 1! I highly recommend everyone checking out her beautiful work.

https://johnnyojanpera.wordpress.com/ – Jonathan is a great writer and friend whose work will leave you inspired. He is an artist through and through and I definitely recommend visiting his blog.

https://ramblingsfromjewels.wordpress.com/ – I love Julie’s gentle and serene poetry. Her words capture the beauty of nature along with her lovely photos… She is another friend whom I highly recommend.

https://peerlesscynic.wordpress.com/ – Another writer whose muse will make you appreciate poetry and nature all the more. Please do visit this blog!

https://bjgaulton.wordpress.com/ – Blair is a great poet whose poetry connects with the reader. He has a wide variety of topics and style and I recommend my readers to visit his blog.

https://tylerpedersen02.wordpress.com/ – I have been following Tyler’s beautiful poetry and photography since my early days of blogging and have always been a fan of his work. Please do visit his blog if you haven’t already!

https://jacquelinenashpoetry.wordpress.com/ – Jacqueline is a wonderful poet and writer whose words will move you. She is currently going through some very challenging circumstances that you will read about in her blog. I highly recommend you visit her and I hope she is back soon!

https://booknvolume.com/ – I am a huge fan of Morgan’s poetry and I strongly encourage everyone to read her work if you haven’t already. She has a magical touch that will make your imagination soar.

https://zipsrid.wordpress.com/ – Kim is another poet whose work I greatly admire! Her writing is flawless and full of beautiful imagery that makes her poetry all the more amazing! Please do visit her blog!

https://erikakind.wordpress.com/ – Erika is a published author and friend who writes beautiful poetry. Her daily kind quotes will leave you inspired and coming back to her wonderful blog. Another writer I highly recommend.

 


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Spring Blogs Recommendations: Photography List 1

Hello Everyone,

As a thank you to this wonderful blogging family I will be sharing some of my favourite blogs every season.

Here is my first list of wonderful photographers who inspire me with their beautiful captures. Over the next few weeks I will be posting more lists in this and other categories so stay tuned.  The previous spring list can be found here: https://forgottenmeadows.wordpress.com/2016/03/26/spring-poets-recommendations-list-1/ Again your recommendations are most welcome!

They are in no particular order, I will do 10 at a time for each list…Please visit their beautiful, captivating blogs!

https://atdoru.wordpress.com/  Whether it’s people, animals or nature, Doru’s pictures will hold you captivated. I highly recommend everyone to visit this talented photographer!

https://avian101.wordpress.com/ H.J is not only an amazing photographer but his knowledge on birds will keep you coming for more! I have been following H.J since my early days at wordpress and I definitely encourage you to visit his blog and get inspired!

http://htfisker.com/ Hanne is a photographer and poet whose work I greatly admire. There is a distinct quality in her black and white pictures that touch the soul. Please stop by her beautiful blog!

http://cindyknoke.com/ Cindy brings the “WOW” factor with every single capture….to say I am HUGE FAN will be an understatement. I highly recommend everyone to go visit her blog and be “wowed!”

http://photopaulm.com/ Paul was one of the first photographers I started following on wordpress and I have to say he still continues to be one of my favorites! His captures of beautiful flowers and nature will leave you with a smile, I encourage you all to go pay a visit now!

https://rakmilphotography.wordpress.com/ Victor Rakmil is a talented photographer who captures the essence of nature beautifully. I definitely recommend stopping by!

https://lauramacky.wordpress.com/ Laura Macky is yet another photographer and friend I am “wowed” by every time! Her beautiful captures will leave you awed and coming back for more! I highly recommend a visit!

https://herladypinkrose.wordpress.com/ Amy’s beautiful, breathtaking photos will touch your heart and her soulful words will inspire your mind. I have been following her blog since my early days and I cannot recommend it enough!

http://exploratorius.us/ Please check out this blog for some absolutely amazing photos by Mitch Zeissler. I truly admire his talents.

http://ceenphotography.com/ Many may already know this amazing photographer and blogger. I highly recommend her work!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Spring Poets Recommendations List 1

Hello Everyone,

As a thank you to this wonderful blogging family I will be sharing some of my favourite blogs every season.

Here is my first list of wonderful poets whose work I admire. Over the next few weeks I will be posting more lists in this and other categories so stay tuned. Again your recommendations are most welcome!

They are in no particular order, I will do 10 at a time for each list…Please visit them for some beautiful writing that will make your hearts bloom this season. 🙂 ❤

Spring Poet List 1

https://originaldante.wordpress.com/  I have always been impressed by Michael’s style in writing since my early days here when I discovered his blog. I highly recommend everyone to visit his page for some great pieces of writing!

https://maniparna5002.wordpress.com/ Another great talent who will touch your heart with her words. Maniparna writes with ease and her beautiful imagery will definitely make its mark. Do visit her blog and discover her wonderful writing!

https://hooklineandinkwell.wordpress.com/ Thomas is an amazing writer whom I have been following for a few months now. His poetry is unique and deep that always strikes a chord with the heart. Another writer who you must visit if you haven’t already!

http://richardankers.com/ I have been following Richard since the beginning of my journey and I am constantly awed with his writing style and capabilities. A writer who can inspire with each piece. A prolific writer who everyone must visit!

http://busymindthinking.com/ Belinda is one of the kindest and strongest souls I have met here on wordpress and her writing reflect both. I strongly recommend visiting her beautiful blog to brighten your day.

https://darknesswarmth.wordpress.com/ Phen is a great writer who will make you think. His poetry is unique in both style and content and will definitely keep you returning for more. Again another writer all must visit!

https://pathsofthespirit.wordpress.com/ I absolutely love Trini’s work! Her poetry is soulful and full of heart…She also shares beautiful stories and photos that I also recommend you check out!

https://robertjamesberry.wordpress.com/ I have recently started following Robert’s blog and I have to say I really enjoy his poetry. I definitely recommend that you go visit!

http://dorindaduclos.com/ I am a big fan of Dorinda’s poetry. She has different themes for different days of the week and always sparks emotion with her words. Another poet I highly recommend.

http://writingtofreedom.com/ Brad’s writing will fill you with peace and inspire you to be better human beings. His gentle and genuine work moves one’s heart. Please visit his blog now!