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Liebster Award 2018

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Liebster award 2018

Just some background on the Liebster Award as per the Global Aussie:
Liebster in German means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome.

Check out The Global Aussie for The Official Rules of the Liebster Award 2018

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Crystal over @ CRYSTAL AND DAISY MAE’S PHOTO-BLOGGING SITE for nominating me for the Liebster Award 2018 and thinking of me as being “Liebster ” i.e. sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome.

1. Acknowledge the blogger that nominated you.
2. Answer the 11 questions.
3. Nominate 11 bloggers and encourage them to accept this award for blogging.
4. Ask them 11 questions.
5. Let them know you have nominated them.

Crystal’s questions:
What is your favorite pet and/or animal?
Our Border CollieMietie

What is your job, and why do you like it or dislike it so much?
I am an Office Manager, for a Medical Travel Insurance Company.
It’s a challenging and stimulating environment.

What is your favorite sport and why?


At present not actively participating in any sport, but love watching ice hockey as it’s a fast past active sport.

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? If so what were they?
I do not make New Year’s resolutions, as my personal goal in life is to live the best I can day by day.

What did you like most about 2017?
Flag-map_of_South_Africa.svg.pngI was fortunate to travel abroad to visit my family in South Africa early in 2017 and in November 2017 be surprised by my sister coming all the way from South Africa to Canada for my birthday and visiting for a week, and all these arrangements were made without my knowledge.  On the evening of my birthday celebration, my husband made a speech and said that he has a surprise and at that point, my sister walked in and WOW, what a surprise of a lifetime.

What did you like least about 2017?
I am unable to answer as life is good, and I am unable to complain about my life. 

What is your hobby besides blogging?
If an when I have time (not often) I love to make gift cards, either using our own pictures taken over the years or pin-pricking cards and then stitching it with intricate and beautiful images.

What did you like most about Christmas and New Year?
Spending quality time and being with our own children, their spouses, and our four grandchildren.

What is your blog about?
I am a foodie and share only home-made tried and tested recipes from around the globe.
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What would you like to share about yourself to introduce yourself to the readers?
Read my About The Recipe Hunter page and hopefully, you will get to know me a bit better.

How did you create the name of your blog?
As I love to share my passion to cook, bake and experiment in the kitchen, and this has to do with recipes, it was obvious to me that the name had to do with Recipes, and as I am always looking, reading and ‘devouring’ (no pun intended) any book or magazine for new and interesting recipes, the name The Recipe Hunter came about.   This is my way of relaxing after a long and hard week in the office, and if you wish you can call it my ‘retail therapy’, so please join me on this day to day journey, which I just ♥
Please visit and like my Cook and Enjoy with The Recipe Hunter FB Page, that way I know that I can share your posts as well.  Visit the link above, and you will see that I have already shared a number of posts from fellow bloggers.  As soon as I see you ‘like’ the page, I will share some of your posts.

My nominees for the Liebster award 2018
Zahra @ ROSES
Tonya @ fourth generation farmgirl
Gail  @ snapshotsincursive
Emma @ The Emma Edit
Chris @ pearsnotparsnipsdotcom
BrigidWatching the Daisies
Marilyn @ Marilyn Dishes …the food and the story
RobbyeFayeCaptive Dreams Window
JunaishaThe Godly Chic Diaries

questionsto my nominees:
1.   You’ve been given an elephant. You can’t give it away or sell it. What would you do with the elephant?
2.   A penguin walks through that door right now wearing a sombrero. What does he say and why is he here?
3.   If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you be and why?
4.   What do you think about when you’re alone in your car?
5.   What was the last gift you gave someone?
6.   Which post on your blog are you most proud of?
7.   What’s your favorite ice cream flavor?
8.   Would you rather live for a week in the past or the future?
9.   When you’re having a bad day, what do you do to make yourself feel better?
10. Which 3 famous people, living or dead, would you want at your fantasy dinner party?
11. Which of the Seven Dwarfs is most like you?

Thank you for visiting The Recipe Hunter. I sincerely hope that the nominees will be able to participate and send The Liebster Award 2018 along to their fellow bloggers.

Happy blogging to all you sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing blogging friends.

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26 thoughts on “Liebster Award 2018”

  1. Wow!! I just saw this!! Thank you so much.
    I’m a little behind on some of my posts, so I will do an official acceptance a little later if that’s okay.
    Thank you again so very much!!!

  2. Thanks so much for the nomination it’s really kind of you and an honour ! I really love your varied collection of recipes 😍 Emily

  3. Dear sweet lady, I am greatly touched that you should nominate me for any award … but especially the Liebster award. I loved reading the post and think your surprise present was simply the most wonderful gift a husband could have given.
    You may have noticed I am not writing much at the moment, this is because a lot of the time i am not able (medically) to focus my mind . While treatment for my condition will improve this, I am not in that place yet. My blog is award free as comments and interaction are award enough. So I regretfully decline your wonderful questions and hope not to lose your friendship in the process. Please keep visiting as I do your blog, one day soon I hope to be back with more consistency. Xx congratulations again.


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