Meet & Greet! Nominate Your Favs!

This event is now closed, thank you so much to all  of you that participated! Please feel free to read through the comments below to find blogs to add to your reader. Mark your calendar for the next meet and greet April 15th-17th!

I’m so excited for this week’s meet and greet topic! I check out each and every blog that is in the comments section of my meet and greets. Given the amount of participants plus their suggestions, it can take me a while but I get to them. Sacha’s blog was recommended during my last meet and greet by Simon (thanks Simon!). He recommended this post which peaked my interest and I followed Sacha so I could come back to her blog at a later time and go back to my meet and greet to continue reading more blogs before I fell too far down the rabbit hole.

Not long after I started following Sacha, I saw a post called Bloggers Bash. I was scrolling through my reader and hadn’t read the whole title and thought, “What?! Why would someone promote bashing bloggers?” Then I scrolled back up and read the whole title, “The Bloggers Bash AWARDS Are Here”. Oh that’s different…

That prompted the idea for this week’s meet and greet topic! To participate, I’d like for you to leave a link for a blog that you think is award worthy. Whether small or large, one you just found or have been following for years, they are all fair game! I think this is a great way to put the focus on other blogs. Of course, leave a link to your blog at the end of the comment but just this once I’d like to focus on our fellow bloggers in this meet and greet. Sharing is caring, and you’d be surprised by how many people will stop by your blog based on what you have to say about someone else!

Don’t be afraid to come back throughout the weekend. You can nominate a blog a day if you want!

The rules of engagement are as follows-

  1. Nominate at least 1 blog and tell what category you are nominating it for. If you want to list more than one blog, I’d suggest a separate comment for each nomination otherwise it will sit in my spam folder until I can get to it (I only allow for 2 links).
  2. Tell a little bit about why you feel this blog deserves the nomination.
  3. Leave a link to your blog. It can be a post, your about page or your home page but please don’t leave any further comments about your blog, this time we are focusing on the nominees!
  4. Share, share, share! Either reblog, spread the word on social media or both! The more that hear about this, the more exposure your blog and nominees get!




Best Overall Blog Award-

They’ve got it together! Great content, stand out in a crowd, and an example of what a great blog is all about!



Funniest Blogger Award-

Cracks you up time and time again! The blogger you can depend on for a great laugh!



Most Inspirational Blog Award-

Inspires, motivates and possibly even challenges you!



Best Dressed Blog Award-

 The most visually appealing, stylish or best looking blog. The one that makes you want to step your blog layout up!




Most Informative (Original Content) Blogger Award-

This blogger goes out of their way to provide articles, information, how to posts, reviews, or other content that they do all of the behind the scenes digging for you.


Best Book Review Blog Award-

Maybe their reviews are persuasive, maybe you appreciate their perspective, or they start great discussions about the books they review.



Services to Bloggers Award-

This blogger goes out of their way to help other bloggers. Whether it’s tips, tricks and advice for other bloggers or they’ve actually helped you format or fix something on your own blog. This is for the blogger that goes above and beyond to help their fellow blogger.


Hidden Gem Blog Award-

A blog more people should know about! Whether you just found them, they just started, they’ve been at it for a while but don’t have as much exposure. Shine your light on them!


Newcomer Blog Award-

Whether they’ve hit the blogosphere with a bang or you just know they will do great things soon, recommend bloggers that have just started blogging within the past year that you can’t get enough of!


Best Pal Blog Award-

This blogger makes you feel like you’ve known them for a while or like you’d want to hang out with them if they were in the area. Maybe they strike up great conversation,  really listen and interact, or maybe they just have a good vibe.

All credit for layout, award categories, award images and this post in general goes to Sacha. I was going to reblog this post  but thought this would be a fun way to get the word out to those that didn’t know about the awards and incorporate it into my meet and greet. Thanks again Sacha for allowing me to share in this way!

Please note, this is just for fun. This is not going anywhere beyond this meet and greet. If you are interested in nominating blogs for the actual Bloggers Bash Awards, please go to Sacha’s Bloggers Bash to get the latest information. Start brainstorming blogs to nominate when the real nominations open up!

A big thank you to The Bloggers Meetup for spreading the word about this meet and greet in their neighborhood of the blogosphere! 

And the nominees are…



160 Replies to “Meet & Greet! Nominate Your Favs!”

  1. Hi Nikki. I would like to nominate Memory Issues for Best overall blog. Link for this blog is https://
    Author Paul Collins is a carer for his wife who suffers from dementia. He shares his every day experience. It is a very educative blog, and the honest representation of their life and emotions makes you a part of his life.
    I am a food blogger. Link to my latest post about how spring season is celebrated at various places is

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  2. I’d like to nominate Mummy and Dougie for the Most Inspirational Blog Award.
    Jessica writes about her experience as a mom recovering from Post Natal Depression. Her blog posts show that recovery isn’t a straight line, but an uphill battle. She teaches us to celebrate every small victory, try our best to be conciously be better every day and if today is a bad day, we can try to be better tomorrow. She also shows that seeking help from others like therapists or a group is not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength. That is so inspirational to me.

    My blog is

    Thanks Niki for this fantastic Meet and Greet! I love the theme. What a lovely and creative way to honour other bloggers. 🙂 ❤

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      1. Yes, I was going to nominate her, but she beat me to it. Haha! Mummy and Dougie is so interesting, you can read the emotions from post to post. She seems to have made loads of improvement from day one to now. It’s remarkable.

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      2. I’ll have to check it out. I want to wait until after day 5 of the A-Z Challenge because I touch on those topics so I don’t want to be swayed to write something different after reading such a great blog 🙂

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      3. That very well could be. I always get self conscious when reading post or blogs on like topics. I love the angles that the other writer takes and always wonder why I didn’t do better…

        Next year we’ll know what to expect 😉

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      4. Oh you are so sweet! I have gotten better about it since I opened up about it a few months ago and so many people agreed it made me realize we are all human and have our insecurities, writing or otherwise. Now I don’t take myself so seriously… 😉

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      5. I’ve had the same issue with my books, especially my drawings. I just came to the realisation that people have no expectation of me. I have all the expectations. People just want to read “me”. I have to do everything in my style. 🙂

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  3. Reblogged this on Home, Hugs and Huskies and commented:
    Check out Niki’s Meet and Greet. It is a brilliant way to meet other bloggers. This weeks theme is blog awards and you have the opportunity to nominate your favourite blog in a number of categories. This is something you don’t want to miss! 🙂

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  4. Hi Brooke, I would like to nominate The Malaysia Post

    I have not been following for very long this blog, but I just love the photos shown here on this beautiful country, I have just got to put it on my wish list, please check it out, it is truly beautiful………

    This is A Hidden Gem Award, take a look and see what you think. Have fun this week end.

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