The Sunshine Award

Thank you to Heather at Gluten-Free Cat and Vicky of Gluten Free SCD and Veggie for nominating me for the Sunshine Award. Such an honor!

“The Sunshine Award is an award given by bloggers to other bloggers. The recipients of the Sunshine Award are: Bloggers who positively and creatively inspire others in the blogosphere.” The way the award works is this: Thank the person who gave you the award and link back to them. Answer 10 questions about yourself. Select 10 of your favorite bloggers, link their blogs to your post and let them know they have been awarded the Sunshine Award! Don’t forget to copy and paste the award on your blog!

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Here are the questions attached to the Sunshine Award and my answers:

 1. Favorite Color: Green. It makes me happy! Purple comes in a close second.

2. Favorite Animal: Cats. Nothing like cuddling up with a sweet, purring cat while reading a book.

3. Favorite Number: 7

4. Favorite Drink: Tea. A touch of raw honey in a cup of hot or iced tea always hits the spot for me.

5. Facebook or Twitter: Facebook. I usually have more to say than 140 characters ūüôā

6. Good Movie or Good Book: A good book..I have been dreaming about finishing a book cover to cover since having kids. For now I settle on an article in a magazine once in awhile!

7. My passion: Everything related to health and wellness. I equally love discussing exercise, nutrition, stress management and FOOD.

8. Giving or Getting presents: I love giving presents, but getting a surprise gift really is the best!

9. Favorite Day of the Year: Christmas. Watching my kids’ eyes light up opening gifts and eating fabulous food together as a family is priceless.

10. Favorite Flower: Roses

Here are my nominees for the Sunshine Award:

¬†Allergy Free Alaska Megan is the sweetest Momma. I feel like we have been friends for years. Megan’s blog is chocked full of incredible allergy-free recipes and gorgeous photography of beautiful Alaska. I am going to make it up her way one of these days!

Cupcakes and Kale Jess is a passionate vegan who shares nutritious recipes and healthy indulgences. Jess’s posts are always upbeat. She is the baking queen!

Eats Well With Others Joanne has inspired me for several years. Although not all of her recipes are allergy-free, I am always amazed by the creative recipes she creates and her stunning food photography. An avid runner, Joanne enjoys training for marathons and eating dessert (of course!).

Everyday Vegan Girl¬†Shelby’s recipes are always a hit on Allergy-Free Wednesdays. She is a co-host of Healthy Vegan Fridays, a new blog hop. Be sure to try out her dishes-you will be delighted!

Fresh 4 Five Danielle’s recipes never cease to amaze me. Whether she is whipping up salad dressing or make a hearty breakfast, Danielle’s recipes are ALWAYS delicious.

Coconut Mama  This Mama makes gluten and dairy-free recipes packed full of flavor. On this site, you will find nutritious food the entire family will enjoy.

My Gutsy Caroline is a young, cheerful blogger who is currently following the GAPS diet to heal her gut. Everything Caroline eats is with the intention of healing her gut as she has severe chemical and food sensitivities.

My Healthy Green Family A blog that follows a family as they strive to maintain a sustainable lifestyle. I always learn so much from this informative site including tips on canning which I really want to do more of in the near future.

The Healthy Beehive Jane is such a gem. Through healthy eating and exercise (and no deprivation!), Jane reached her weight loss goal. She is one glowing, healthy lady!

Peanut Butter and Peppers¬†¬†Jennifer’s posts always make me happy. Whether Jennifer shares a latte recipe or a post on Trader Joe’s, I always look forward to reading it. I adore this woman!

I hope you will go and visit these fabulous blogs!

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  1. Caroline Lunger says

    Thanks so much for giving me this award! I will be sure to spread the love as well ! hugs to you ūüôā
    my newest recipe is so yummy, i hope your readers enjoy it 

  2. GFSCDandVeggie says

    Lovely to be on your blog again Laura! I’ve a lot of catching up to do!¬†
    Have a lovely week!

  3. Laura, thank you so much for the Sunshine Award! ¬†I am honored that I would be one of your picks! ¬†ūüôā ¬†Have a great rest of your weekend!!

  4. thetastyalternative says

    Congratulations Laura. ¬†It’s fun to share a space on that list with you. ¬†ūüôā ¬†
    P.S. GREAT picks by the way!!

  5. GFreeHappyTummy says

    congrats on the award! definitely well deserved:)

  6. Danielle Fresh4five says

    Thank you Laura for including me in this amazing list of bloggers! A lot of them inspire me too, and some new to me. ( I am about to check them out ) It is an honour to be one of your picks! ūüôā
    Congrats to you also!!

  7. janegunsul says

    Thank you so much, Laura!¬† Definitely brightened my day!¬† ūüôā

  8. Hi Laura!  Thank you so so much for the Sunshine Award!!!  Such an honor coming from someone that I admire so much!  You made my week!!  THANK YOU!!

  9. maidinak907 says

    I am so honored to be among this list of awesome bloggers, Laura! Thank you! And I totally feel the same… like we’ve known each other for a while. I can’t wait to meet you in person one of these days!!

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