Quote for APRIL

"For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: 'If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?' And whenever the answer has been 'No' for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something." ~Steve Jobs

Pot-O-Gold Awards

POT-O-GOLD AWARDS


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Where did the Pot-O-Gold Blogger Award come from? Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck, of course! Originally, I wanted to create a NEW blogger award that I will give to other bloggers each month for excellent blogs based on both interesting and helpful content AND visually appealing and easy-to-navigate design

There are so many awards out there that are just for fun. I wanted to create one that was easy to "accept" and simple enough to forward to others that didn't require listing 20 random things about yourself or 20 new bloggers you've recently met. 

It's an award that says, "Look at this awesome blog I know about. There is such a wealth of information here! If you visit once, you'll want to return again and again." In other words, it's like discovering a pot of gold! It's a site you will visit frequently and enjoy swimming around in for a while. For the kick-off month of March 2011, I awarded FOUR talented bloggers. Each month hereafter, I'll award ONE lucky blogger.

NEW: I now give this Pot-O-Gold Award to great websites and new books I've purchased. So, it's not just for bloggers anymore.

Recipients:


March 2011: (the first FOUR)
The Bookshelf Muse
Literary Rambles
Writer's First Aid
There Are No Rules
April 2011I Am a Reader, Not a Writer
May 2011Routines for Writers
June 2011: Julie Hedlund at Write Up My Life
August 2011Alison Pearce Stevens: Scientist. Writer.
September 2011: Rachael Harrie at Rach Writes
October 2011: Ruth and Stacey at Two Writing Teachers

January 2012: Lydia Kang at The Word Is My Oyster
February 2012: Rob Sanders at Picture This! (and a few bonus blogs)
March 2012: Susanna Leonard Hill, a children's author's eye view of writing and life
April 2012: Mormon Mommy Writers
May 2012: Tara Lazar at Writing for Kids (While Raising Them)
June 2012: Corey Rosen Schwartz Blog of a Picture Book Ninja
October 2012: Jen and Kellee at Teach Mentor Texts
November 2012: Tricia Stohr-Hunt of The Miss Rumphius Effect

January 2013: Jeanne Walker Harvey of True Tales & A Cherry On Top

January 2014: Dee of I Write for Apples, home of Query.Sign.Submit.
March 2014:

And here are FOUR things about me (that are always changing):
  1. FAITH - I have FAITH in God, and in his son, Jesus Christ.
  2. HOPE - I HOPE for things which are not seen, but are true.
  3. LOVE - I LOVE the Lord with all my heart.
  4. LUCK - I feel LUCKY to have the family with which God chose to bless me.
Blog Awards I have received:

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