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Awesome Blogger Award

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I am still totally overwhelmed and gobsmacked since I received a note to inform me that Nisha from InspiresN nominated me for the Awesome Blogger Award!!!

thank-you-7Nisha.  This is a huge honor and I wish to thank you from the bottom of my heart  for this incredible and wonderful gesture. Fellow bloggers, please take note:  You will miss out big time, if you do not hop over to InspiresN, and follow Nisha, as I am positive that you will enjoy her awesome blog.   As per blog name, The Recipe Hunter, I “hunted” and tracked down Maggie, the creator of this award @ Dreaming of Guatemala, and would like to take this opportunity to thank her for this Awesome Blogger Award.

The Rules
  1. Thank the person who nominated you. ♥
  2. Include the reason behind the award. ♥ Read Maggie’s post @ Dreaming of Guatemala
  3. Include the banner in your post. ♥
  4. Tag it under #awesomebloggeraward in the Reader.♥
  5. Answer the questions your nominator gave you. ♥
  6. Nominate at least 5 awesome bloggers. ♥
  7. Give your nominees 10 new questions to answer. ♥
  8. Let your nominees know that they’ve been nominated! ♥


  • Your favorite fast food:-  I do not like fast foods, so very rarely eat it.
  • Are you an indoor or outdoor person? :- Outdoor, I just ♥ nature.
  • What is the best advice for blogging that you received? :- Sharing is Caring, find your own niche and follow your heart and do your best.
  • Your dream vacation destination? :- Serengeti in Tanzania. 
  • Why did you start your blog? :- To Share and Inspire Others and get Inspired by others creating tried and tested home-made recipes.
  • Your favorite quote? :- Share and Inspire Others!
  • What are your future aspirations? :- To grow old with and be there for my husband, children and 4 adorable grandchildren.
  • What is your favorite part of the blogging world? :- Meeting and connecting with fellow awesome bloggers.
  • Did you meet any celebrity and how was the experience? :- No never met a celebrity as I do not move in that circles.
  • One innovative recipe that you invented or would like to try?  Es’s Triple Chocolate Mini Fillo Cups as well as Es’s Triple Lemony Tartlet


My Questions to my Awesome nominees:

  1. What prompted you to start blogging?
  2. Where do most visits to your blog come from?
  3. Name a musical instrument/s you play/played.
  4. What is your biggest wish you want to be fulfilled this year?
  5. What is your favorite book?
  6. Name the most special moment in your life.
  7. As a food blogger, I need to ask this:  Which do you like best: Cooking or Baking?
  8. Do you have any hobbies, other than Blogging?  Name one or two, please.
  9. What are the principles that you live by?
  10. Share a link to your best post(s)

You are under no obligation to accept, although my wish and hope are that this Awesome award will mean something to you, and I will sincerely appreciate it if you do accept the nomination.
This is my way to say that I care about each of you and I wish to give credit where credit is due, as you are an awesome blogger!

As an addendum:
I want to invite you all to also have a look at one of my posts:
An open invitation to all Bloggers  Please leave me your name and a note and connect with The Recipe Hunter.

  • Make tomorrow more amazing than today!
  • Just believe in yourself and dream big.
  • Do not give up on your hopes. Take care always.


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22 thoughts on “Awesome Blogger Award”

  1. Congrats on your award, well-deserved. I enjoyed your answers. 🙂
    Thank you for the delightful nomination, I see I’m in good company. 🙂
    I’m off to share, visit, follow, and share some more!
    Hope the week ahead treats you kindly. 🙂

  2. Congratulations again !! Esme on the Awesome blogger award nomination and thank you for tracking and finding the creator of the award , you are awesome ! Keep rocking


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