Spotlight Nominations

Due to my neglect of this blog in 2013, it has been a long, long time since I’ve done a Spotlight post.  If you are new to the blog, I used to have a monthly post where I’d hand out Spotlight Awards to blogs I thought were cool and might be of interest to others.

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One Lovely Blog Award

Hello everyone!  We are just more than midway through July and the next round of Spotlight Awards will be served up during the first week of August.  In the meantime, I have some other awards to give out which should get us through the home stretch until I do the August Spotlight.

Recently, I received the One Lovely Blog Award from Kaitlyn Plyley.  Kaitlyn not only runs her self-titled blog, but also the very entertaining and thoughtful Transports of Delight blog.

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About a month ago,  Drew Kail nominated me for a Versatile Blogger Award (VBA). If you want to know more about the award, check out my previous post. Earlier this week, another blogger, Ranting on the Lolo has passed the honor unto this blog.  So I though this would be a good time to highlight some of the blogs on my blogroll and nominate a few more bloggers that I didn’t know about the first time a VBA came my way. Continue reading

The VBA comes to NMNPHX

In the few short months I was on a blogging hiatus, there has been a wave of awards hitting the blogosphere.  The most prevalent one appears to be the Versatile Blogger Award (VBA).  And I’ve been awarded one. 🙂 Continue reading