Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Blog Awards ~ Love' em/ Hate 'em & A Huge Thanks! #HSBA2014

If you've been on social media at all today,
 if you're a reader of homeschool blogs,
or even if you're a blogger yourself,
you've already seen the #HSBA2014.....

So all this awards fun isn't news to you.....
Buuuuuuut, I must stop in and share my excitement
 and offer  my thanks to YOU!

Nominated in the Best Photos 
Best Nature/Field Trip categories, 
I have to say honestly...
 with the help of that awesome camera I got from my guys
for Mother's Day,   this beautiful country of ours pretty much
...whether from summer 2014 or summer 2013,
helping me, along with all YOUR support,  to claim Best Field Trip!
Pretty cool, huh?!

It sounds really cliche, but seriously, being nominated
is truly humbling, especially alongside such magnificent, hard working bloggers
who share their everything from their sublime to their serious.
The time and effort  poured out in one blog post,
the heart, soul, energy?
And all for love of writing, learning, sharing and  building community.
I tell ya, bloggers are an amazing bunch of
people who exemplify the term "big hearted."
That's why, although I'm touched and proud and humbled,
when there are winners, there are, well,  "losers," right?
That's just the name of the game.
But in my book, friends, no one loses.
I'm sure you agree.

So, do go and check out that list of winners...
BUT, be sure to return every single Wednesday 
for the next  twenty weeks
as the HS Post rolls out the top ten bloggers in each category, 
shining a spotlight on and sharing the efforts of all nominated!
In years past, I've  found numerous gems featured
who've influenced me and inspired me. 

Now, the elusive element of time 
to read and revel in the words, the beauty....!

So, while we're talkin' awards,
 if you're into discovering a few aMAZing bloggers,
learning about Venerable Fulton Sheen
(and  if you'd like to cast yet another vote for
 <ahem> Campfires and Cleats)
in the Miss Congeniality and Most Underappreciated categories
click here to read up.
Thanks you guys.

 Friends, as always,  
thank you for stopping over and 
spending some of your precious time 
here at my home on the web!

I'll be back soon to share the latest from Catholic Relief Services,
as well as updates on  my friend, Lisa's,  trip to Tanzania ( ! ) for CRS!

 Friends, as always,  
thank you for stopping over and 
spending some of your precious time 
here at my home on the web!

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Until next time,


And these post dividers?
Thanks to Sweetly Scrapped


  1. Congratulations on your win!! I love the photos of all your trips. Thanks for nominating me. I tied for my category!!

    1. Wonderful!!! I didn't know you won/tied!
      I'm so proud of you, my friend....!Fantastic news!

      Thanks for stopping by!

  2. Chris,

    I was pleased to see you won. Congratulations! Pretty cool? Sure is! You are so wonderful at encouraging other bloggers, nominating our blogs... so it is especially lovely you came away with a prize. xxx


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