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Best Blogs – Spring 2019 Edition!

 

Hello Everyone,

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Spring Blog Nominations, I appreciate you taking the time to mention your favorite blogs! This is what I love most about this community…  how generous people are to give a shout out to fellow bloggers and artists, and build this strong network that we have. Without much further adieu, below are your favorite blogs followed by a few of my favorites! Do Check out the nominators and their recommended blogs, I believe all of the nominators are some of my personal favorites, also do check out my previous blog recommendations and stay tuned for future ones!

 

**Please note they are in no specific order, just based in the same order as nominations in my comments. My personal recs are listed at the end. 🙂 They are all equally great in my eyes!

 

Best Spring Blog Recommendations:

 

Nominator: Carol Hopkins (https://chopkins2x3.wordpress.com/

In Carol’s words about her nominees:

” I would like to nominate Blindzanygirl ( https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/54761276)because her poetry is amazing and wonderful. I would also like to nominate Celenia Delsol’s blog, A New Normal (https://celeniadelsol.com) . Celenia writes from the heart about grief, sorrow, and moving forward. She is gutsy, honest, and forthright while being compassionate and empathetic. Both these women write blog posts I do my best not to miss for they hit the mark every time and leave me with insights I may not have thought of prior to reading their stuff. Check them out!”

 

Nominator: Dorinda Duclos (https://dorindaduclos.com/)

In Dorinda’s words about her nominees:

“I’d love to nominate Cindy Knoke’s blog. Her photography literally takes your breath away and her commentary with the photos is always so wonderful to read! Cindy’s blog is https://cindyknoke.com and mine is https://dorindaduclos.com

I’d also like to nominate Walt Page, affectionately known as The Tennessee Poet. His poetry speaks from the heart and draws on Walt’s own life experiences. He is a joy to read. Walt’s link is https://waltswritingsonlife.wordpress.com/ “

 

 

Nominator: Michelle Marie (https://tellmeaboutit.co/)

In Michelle’s words about her nominee: 

“…I would like to nominate Paul Militau’s blog at https://photopaulm.com His photography is amazing and he’s a long time friend of mine. I love how he shows us his world though his camera lens.”

 

 

Nominator: Cynical Wordsmith ( https://cynicalwordsmith.wordpress.com/)

In his words about his nominee:

“I’d like to nominate lucid-being.com. I find the abstract photography very interesting and the use of colors very thoughtful
I’d also like to nominate unbolt.me. The poetry I find moving and I rather enjoy their open source poetry projects. “

 

 

Nominator: Syl ( https://syl65.wordpress.com/)

In his words about his nominees:

” I would like to nominate Annette https://annetterochelleaben.wordpress.com/ . Her angel messages, haikus and poetry are filled with inspiration, perspective and a dose of humor. I get a spiritual boost through her blog!
Also I would like to nominate Erika https://erikakind.me/ (Share Your Light). Her blog is truly inspiring, with her Daily Kind Quotes, Just A Thought post, music posts and very insightful Monday posts. Self development , coming into the awareness of who you are, is the message she delivers through her blog.”

 

 

Nominator: Marie ( https://mahshiandmarshmallow.wordpress.com/

In her words about her nominees:

” I’d like to share Trizia blog (https://justme553068953.wordpress.com/) – she is a beautiful warrior and following her journey is like holding a key to brighter days.
I’d like to share Kim’s blog too (http://myinnerchick.com/) – she is my best of best. No filter with her. She is RAW and this is what makes the difference in this world.” 

 

 

Below are some of my personal recommendations, some new some old but all great. I absolutely love how these blogs use their talent and creativity to keep you coming back for more. I have listed them in order of their main category with links to their blogs, many of them are versatile and post other things as well! Please note due to my personal time constraints I have not been able to write about each of them but know that they all are wonderful blogs I highly recommend and feel you should check out!

 

Photography:

https://tinylessonsblog.com/

https://dahlstroms.com/

https://carvaricci.wordpress.com/

https://dirttherapy.wordpress.com/

https://shbphoto.wordpress.com/

https://atdoru.wordpress.com/

 

Poetry and Literature:

https://mahshiandmarshmallow.wordpress.com/

https://cynicalwordsmith.wordpress.com/

https://theblightersrock.wordpress.com/

https://ontheland.blog/

https://aquileana.wordpress.com/

https://janedougherty.wordpress.com/

https://mysticdreams.home.blog/

https://syl65.wordpress.com/

https://dorindaduclos.com/

 

Lifestyle:

https://cookwithkathy.wordpress.com/

https://chopkins2x3.wordpress.com/

https://tellmeaboutit.co/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Spring Blog Nominations for best blogs now Closed

Thank you to all who took the chance to recommend/nominate blogs for Spring Blog Nominations. Comments and nominations are now closed, I will go through the list over the weekend and add a few of my own recommendations and bring you the list next week. Stay Tuned!

 

Much love,

 

Neha


Only 1 more day left to nominate your favorite blog!!!

Details on this post! https://forgottenmeadows.wordpress.com/2019/04/22/spring-blog-nominations-for-best-blogs-now-open/

 

Comments on this post are closed, please comment with your nomination on original post above. Remember Nominations will close after May 29!! Hope to share some great blogs!

 

Love

 

Neha


Don’t forget to nominate your fav blog for Spring Blog Recs – Only 7 days left to nominate

Details on this post! https://forgottenmeadows.wordpress.com/2019/04/22/spring-blog-nominations-for-best-blogs-now-open/

 

Comments on this post are closed, please comment with your nomination on original post above. Remember Nominations will close after May 29!! Hope to share some great blogs!

 

Love

 

Neha


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Spring Blog Nominations for Best Blogs – Closed

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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Summer Blog Recommendations

As we enter the last stretch of August, I would like to share some of my favorite blogs! A few are recent finds and a few old favorites…as always this is not the complete list as there is so much talent in this community but just a handful who I adore!!! Without further ado and in no particular order here are my summer blog recommendations:

 

Petals Unfolding – Amy shares beautiful, breathtaking images and messages that touch your heart and speak to your soul.

jdubqca – Read some beautiful poetry by J Matthew Waters that makes you think and relate to the world around us.

Original Dante – Another wonderful poet and an all time favorite of mine. Check out the provocative pieces by Michael.

Percolating Poetry – A recent find and an absolute gem, do visit this beautiful and heartfelt poetry blog.

Avian101 – An old and dear favorite blog by H.J. Ruiz, will leave you captivated by his informative posts on birds and amazing captures.

The Wandering Armadillo– Another recent find of an amazing poetess and blogger. The imagery created in her words will leave you in awe.

Erika Kind – An inspirational blogger and author and another one of mine all-time-favorites! Check out her inspiring quotes, posts and poetry!

Infinite Living– A fairly new find but another wonderful addition to this blogging community…visit this amazing poetess and read her beautiful words on life.

Arbie Krae – Arbie shares her captivating words whether it is on story writing, character development, fiction or poetry her posts make you come back for more.

Writing to Freedom – Brad writes ” words to inspire and empower” and has been a personal favorite since I started my journey here.

Madasahatter572 – Another amazing poetess, especially of micro-poetry. Read her thought provoking verses.

Tiny Lessons Blog – One of the most compassionate bloggers I have come across on this journey, her beautiful posts and images will touch your heart.

BooknVolume– A fantasy author and an exquisite poetess, Morgan weaves beauty in her words. Another favorite of mine!

Vulturesti – An absolutely fantastic photographer of everyday life, visit Doru’s blog for some amazing captures.

Night Owl Poetry – Another old favorite and crazy-talented friend and poetess Dorinda, brings words to life with her poetry.

Paul Militaru – Capturing flowers, people and everything in between, Paul delivers warmth and beauty in his photography. A favorite since I started here.

Cindy Knoke – Cindy’s photos always leaves me in awe. A must-see blog and a personal favorite!

Alright that’s it for today, go check out these amazing bloggers and tell me about others who you feel should be recommended ( no self promotions!). Check out other blog recommendations from previous posts and stay tuned for more!

 

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