One of the things I love best about the end of the year is all of the Best of designations, Year in Reviews, Top 10 lists, etc. (The year that ESPN showed the Best Sportscenter Commercials was at the top of my list.)
So you can imagine how thrilled we were at CCC when The Journal of Wall Grimm decided to designate this blog as a winner of the Blog of the Year Award for 2013. How exciting! It’s the blog’s first award, and along with the thoughtful comments, likes and visits, encourages us to continue down this long, strange road we’re traveling.
As a recipient of this award, CCC has the responsibility of passing it along to the blog(s) that we feel deserve special recognition. We follow some insightful blogs from a variety of people, so this was a decision we really had to think about. Without further ado, I present to you our 2013 Blog of the Year winners… (drumroll please)
Robert Bruce is reading his way through Time Magazine’s 100 greatest novels and taking us along for the ride. As a fellow writer and fervent reader, I appreciate his honest commentary and insight into each of his selections. It really helps me decide what — and what not — to add to my lengthy, always-growing reading list. For unbiased book reviews, insight on writing and a fun mailbag feature (where he answers readers’s questions), follow 101 Books.
Carol and Michelle are sisters who value the Simple Life and want to help you shed the complicated nature of today’s world. They share insights on food, decorating, stress relief and living more simply, while actually enjoying day-in, day-out living. Looking for a scrumptious, healthy recipe? Trying to figure out how to have fun on a budget? Head to Ahh The Simple Life to start feeling better and getting more out of your life.
Some people make a bucket list when they’re dying; Lesley Carter makes one to live life to the fullest. She’s packed more into her years than people who have been around three times as long. Rock climbing? Paragliding? Dog sledding? Check. Check. Check. Lesley’s been to 34 countries and has no plans on slowing down. Follow along on her world tour as she seeks new adventures and works toward completing her annual bucket list at Bucket List Publications.
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Congratulations 101 Books, Ahh The Simple Life and Bucket List Publications! I’ll be in touch shortly to personally congratulate you and offer some easy instructions on accepting this award. We’d be honored to have you guest blog here at any time.
Again, a heartfelt thank you to Sage Doyle at The Journal of Wall Grimm on honoring the Clearly Conveyed Communications blog with this award. Thanks for being a loyal follower and guest blogger!
By the way, what’s your favorite blog? Drop the URL in the comments below along with a short description on what the blog’s all about.
Blog of the Year award badge courtesy of the Thought Palette, the originator of the award
101 Books, Ahh The Simple Life and Bucket List Publication headers courtesy of the respective companies
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8 thoughts on “Blog of the Year Award 2013”
Hello Jaime, We are rather speechless, and most grateful. We thank you very much for bestowing this honor on us. We also thank Alyson and Dave Sheldrake for initiating this great idea!
Michele and Carol at Ahh The Simple Life
Congrats Carol and Michele! You’re very deserving of this award, and I hope you gain some new followers who see what your blog’s all about. We’re all grateful for Alyson and Dave, who started a wave of recognition, good feelings and encouragement to pay it forward. Thanks for being loyal readers!
Congratulations Jaime! Thanks for everything. I’ll send you another guest post within the month hopefully, if you want. Anything particular you’d like me to submit?
Thanks, Sage! I’d love another guest post. Your writing’s amazing and always receives a warm response. You’re a pro at this, so I’ll leave it up to you. Looking forward to seeing your material!
Thanks so much Jaime, and congratulations again, you definitely deserve this award!
Really appreciate that, Sage!
my pleasure 🙂