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Blog Award


What a surprise!

Pattypan from Tarragon & Thyme has very kindly passed on the award & this is what she had to say:
I love catching up with these two honest hardworking couple and their efforts to simplify their lives without leaving an imprint on this world of ours. I love the fact that they are not scared to be themselves or that they conform to what other people think they should be doing.  They are delightfully "alternative" and passionate about everything they are involved with.  They have home educated their children as well as running their own business and have been good role models in daring to be different and meeting their own ethical requirements rather than follow like sheep along a well trodden path.  There are always other choices and I like their honesty, sincerity  and most definitely their love for each other and their humour.
Thank you Pattypan!!! xx 

Liebster is a German word meaning dear & the award is a way to show support to bloggers who currently have less than 200 followers.


These are the rules:
(But as regular readers will know - we don't do rules)


1. Thank the giver and link back to the blogger who gave it to you.
2. Reveal your top 5 picks and let them know by leaving a comment on their blog.
3. Copy and paste the award on your blog.
4. Have faith that your followers will spread the love to other bloggers.
5. And most of all - have fun!


So instead we would like to introduce you all to the blogs we
 keep up-to-date with & have less than 200 followers:

Elizabeth lives in a beautiful part of Southern California & shares wonderful photos & thoughts about her life.

Karin writes about her steps towards sustainable living, current affairs, spirituality & peace. She lives in South East England. 

Gai doesn't post very often, but when she does - she writes about life in Bristol, family, religion & sustainable living.

Mel lives in Canada with her family, she grows & preserves her own food, has a fantastic sense of humour & takes blog friends on a journey through the highs & lows of life. She occasionally talks about some sort of sport too...

Pattypan is always on the go - busying about, making, cooking, baking, preserving & ironing! An inspiration with her frugal living, lovely recipes & helpful advice.

Nic thinks her life's not very interesting, but she's getting married next year & is watching what she eats. She shares lovely foodie photos & hopefully she'll post more in the future!

Sooz is a vegan, knitting gardener. She is very keen to live as ethically & sustainably as possible & has a very happy & colourful blog!

Nic & family have had an amazing life-changing adventure this year. They have WWOOFed around the UK & are soon going to be starting a new life - though they haven't revealed exactly what they will be doing yet...


Thank you all for keeping us entertained, enthralled & educated. 
If any of you would like to have the Liebster Badge - please feel free to copy it & play the game properly!!! :)

We do have lots of blogs on our roll, but we probably haven't looked at most of them since first following them, we're hopeless. 
Perhaps this Winter we'll catch up...




The Rebels xx





Comments

Kath said…
Well said Pattypan!
Karin said…
Ich gratuliere Euch! :-)
pattypan.2 said…
I would be severely worried if you were not "Rebels"

Take care hugs to you both

Pattypan

x
Anonymous said…
To my favorite rebels - thank you for mentioning my blog. Some sort of sport - good thing I like you so much otherwise I would be upset.
The Smiths said…
Thank you Kath & Pattypan - you both make us feel very special!

Karin - Danke! Afraid had to google that bit of German...

Mel - It's a pleasure & we were only teasing...


Kay :)
Catherine said…
It's very hard keeping up on all the fun blogs out there.

Congratulations on the award you wild and crazy Rebels! ;)

xo Catherine
The Smiths said…
Thank you Catherine... Haha!

Kay :)
just Gai said…
Thanks for the recommendation. You're right. I haven't been posting very often. Not from lack of having anything to say, but from not being sufficiently organised to get it online. Will try to do better in the New Year. Now where have I heard that before?
sooz said…
Thanks very much!! What lovely words about my little 'ole blog! :) xxx

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