Blogger Recognition Award

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I am overwhelmed with joy for being nominated by a prosperous fellow blogger Deb for this award. It really makes me happy because she nominated me,  who is still a newbie in the blogosphere. Do visit her blog,  I’m sure you’ll learn lots from her.
Here are the rules for this award:

1.Select 15 other blogs you want to give the award to.

2.You cannot nominate yourself or the person who has nominated you
3.Write a post to show your award
4.Give a brief story of how your blog started
5.Give a piece of advice or two to new bloggers
6.Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog
7.Attach the award to the post (right click and save, then upload)

8.Comment on each blog and let them know you have nominated them

9.Provide a link to the award post you created

How my blog started:
I had heard about this blogging thing two years back. Initially I couldn’t understand what it is,  until last year when I got a writer’s block.
For those who don’t know much about me, I am a short story writer. Last year while researching on a story I checked out one of my fellow author’s blogging site . I took it to be a website but later after enquiring her about it,  I got a clear check on this topic. Much later after that during new year I started blogging. 🙂

Advice to new bloggers

1.Write from your heart, write honestly, be true to yourself.

2.Follow every blog that “likes” your posts and visit their sites too, it will give you ideas for your own.

3.Visit many sites, leave comments and follow them, you will learn so much

4.Accept awards, be grateful and have fun!
5. If you want followers don’t stop writing. The day you stop writing,  they stop following you.

6. Write on topics which capture people’s attention otherwise write something which captures your attention.

The nominees are:
1.Colette B
2.Vibrant
3.koolitzable
4. Musaodhiambo
5.Weheartit
6.VAL
7.Sandeept252
8.Sarah.E.Waring
9.Fraujunge
10.Sagittariusmoon75
11.Xiaohuamaobiji
12.thenovelist
13.Adrienne
14.Sonya
15.NotaryMemphis
Congratulations to all those who have been nominated and the ones whose names have not been mentioned please don’t be sad because your hard work will be rewarded someday.

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Liebster Award

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I am very happy today that two of my dear friends Xiaohuamaobiji and sagittariusmoon75 have nominated me for the Liebster award.  Please visit their blogs they are two wonderful people running inspirational blogs.

Rules
Once you are nominated, make a post thanking and linking the person who nominated you
.– Include the Liebster Award sticker in the post too.
– Nominate 5 -10 other bloggers who you feel are worthy of this award. Let them know they have been nominated by commenting on one of their posts. You can also nominate the person who nominated you.
– Ensure all of these bloggers have less than 200 followers.
– Answer the eleven questions asked to you by the person who nominated you, and make eleven questions of your own for your nominees or you may use the same questions.
– Lastly, COPY these rules in the post.
Questions
1. If you could travel anywhere tomorrow, where would it be?

-To snowy hill station of Shimla. Its too hot here now and quite difficult to stay outside😁 .Seriously it would be Shimla.

2. What is the simplest thing that makes you smile?

I don’t know I have this crazy habit of smiling every moment,  except when I’m angry. I exactly have no idea what makes me smile.

3. What do you like about your hometown?

The city is surrounded by hills and there’s this mighty river Brahmaputra which adds to the scenic beauty. I love the people here,  they are very friendly.
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4. What is the best meal you can prepare?

I would say plain Khichdi,  that’s the only dish I can prepare without asking Mama for the spices.

5. What’s your favorite chore to do at home?

Organizing and arranging things into place.
6. What’s your favorite book?

Since I am crazy about romance novels and a huge fan of Jane Austen. So it will definitely be Lizzie and Mr. Darcy’s Pride and Prejudice.

7. What’s the very first thing you would do if you won the lottery?

It’s hard to believe though ,  I think I will share half of it with my parents and rest will be safe with me.

8. What’s your favorite fruit or vegetable?

Banana
9. How many times have you fallen in love?
Once and forever with my man.

10. What was your favorite game or toy as a child?

Hide and seek

11. What’s your favorite beverage?

A cappuccino coffee

With the 11 questions posed to you, my nominees are :
1. I blog for us
2.Eccentric Soul
3.On the road again
4.A wandering woman’s travels
5.Infobloomer
Congratulations everyone !