The Sunshine Award

This week I was blessed with a special kind of sunshine in my world…the kind that comes from connection with people and the relationships in life that make you feel lighter, happier and energize you to share light with others. I was nominated for the sunshine award by two fabulous women who shine light, love and healing on the world. Thank you to Michele who writes a beautiful, inspiring, and honest story about her journey through life in her blog, Words of Compassion, Creativity & KnowledgeThank you also to Lisa who writes about the “Gems” in our every day life and shares a story of compassion and love in her beautiful and inspiring writing through her blog, Gems of Delight.

Here are the rules:

  1. Pay the love back with gratitude and a link to the blogger who nominated you.
  2. Answer 10 questions (listed below) about you.
  3. Pay the love forward by nominating several inspiring blogs you enjoy by posting a link to their page (on your page) and comment on their blog to let them know they’ve been nominated and invited to participate.

10 Questions…

  1. What is your favorite color? Blue
  2. What is your favorite animal? Cat
  3. What is your favorite non-alcoholic drink? Lemonade
  4. Do you prefer Facebook or Twitter? Facebook. I like seeing images right away. 
  5. What’s your passion? Creating love and connection through writing, photography, and human relationships–with one another and the created world.
  6. What’s your favorite pattern? I’ve always loved flower patterns
  7. Do you prefer giving or getting presents? Giving.
  8. What’s your favorite number? 21
  9. What is your favorite day of the week? Wednesday
  10. What is your favorite flower? Oh, that’s a hard one…I love so many, but I guess I’d have to say Irises.

My Nominees…Because each and every one of you have your own way of shining light on the world and the people who grace the pages of your blog:

  1. Just One Voice
  2. Saymberblondi
  3. The Truth Warrior
  4. Emily Coates Music
  5. One More Morning
  6. The Nomadic Angel
  7. Wisdom is the Key

Blessings to each and every one, Erin, Bella Bleue
©Bella Bleue Healing, Health & Inspiration for Your Life™

Awards, Inspiration

The Very Inspiring Blogger Award

I would like to thank the very inspirational, Truth Warriorfor the nomination of the The Very Inspiring Blogger. The Truth Warrior inspires you to discover and celebrate your authentic self…the wonderful, amazing, you! I am humbled by this nomination by someone who shares so much compassion and inspiration with others.

The Rules for this award are:

 Share 7 things about yourself 

  1. I love being a mom & wife
  2. My inspiration comes from the belief that we are all miracles and deserving of love–because we were all created this way.
  3. I am working on my flower garden—I love new plants
  4. I work every day at caring for myself with love
  5. I am taking a walk at least 5 of the 7 days of the week
  6. I love listening to music, especially Indie Pop—it inspires me!
  7. I take time to pray every day and be with my Creator–, it’s my meditation.

 Pass the award to 7 nominees that you find inspiring;

Thank you, each and every one of you, for your wisdom, and inspiration! You all inspire this world to be a better place, and make the journey all the more enjoyable! Congratulations!

Blessings, Erin, Bella Bleue
©Bella Bleue Healing, Health & Inspiration for Your Life™


The Liebster Blog Award

What a great feeling to be nominated for the Liebster Blog Award! And a very BIG thank you to Sanna and her pup, Ralphie of the Ralphie Chronicles for the nomination. Sanna photographs her adorable doggie, Ralphie and chronicles their adventures together and elsewhere. Sanna has a great ability to just make you feel happy! Visiting her blog is well worth the enjoyment, and just an all around “feel-good” blog. Visit Sanna and Ralphie at

It really is a treat to be recognized by fellow bloggers for awards! It certainly makes you feel good, and appreciated by others. So again, thank you, The Ralphie Chronicles,  for the award!

I would like to present the Liebster Blog Award to the following 5 Blogs, who are wonderful places to visit!


Congratulations to each of you, keep sharing your gifts and inspiration! –Erin, Bella Bleue

The Liebster Blog Award Rules:

1.Thank your Liebster Blog Award presenter on your blog.
2. Link back to the blogger who presented the award to you.
3. Copy and paste the blog award on your blog.
4. Present the Liebster Blog Award to 5 blogs of 200 followers or less who you feel deserve to be noticed.
5. Let them know they have been chosen by leaving a comment at their blog.

Thanks again, Sanna & Ralphie!

Blessings, Erin, Bella Bleue
©Bella Bleue Healing Health & Inspiration for Your Life™


Versatile Blogger Award

Wow! I would like to thank Peacefly for the nomination of the

Versatile Blogger Award! This is my second nomination for this award! I am so very honored to be a part of the Blogging Community! I have meet some incredible people through this journey of blogging, for which I am forever grateful! I look forward to meeting so many more!

Here are the rules to the award: Thank the person who nominated you and link back to them when you create a post on the award. Share 7 things about yourself. Pass the award on to 15 people you know who have blogs that you follow and enjoy. Contact those people that you have nominated.

More on the Versatile Blog Award

7 Things about Erin, Bella Bleue

  1. I have only been blogging for two months
  2. I have a cat named Max who sits by me when I write
  3. I love photos of flowers; they make me happy!
  4. I’m submitting an essay for a magazine…we’ll see what happens!
  5. I am thankful every day for the inspiration I’m discovering in life
  6. My husband and son make me smile every day!
  7. I have a 1 year old Pitbull-Boxer Mix Puppy who has lots of energy!

My nominations for the 15 other blogging sites: Thank you for your inspiration! Thank you for your wonderful gifts that you share!


Congratulations to each and everyone of you!

Blessings, Erin, Bella Bleue


Versatile Blogger Award

Versatile Blogger Award

Thanks and appreciation goes to Andrew Gilbert, author of the blog, Influenceceversuscontrol ,for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award!

I am very honored to receive this award! This encourages me to keep sharing the words that come from my heart. It is extremely humbling to know others connect to what I have to share. I am extremely grateful to be a part of the blogging community!

Here are the rules to the award: Thank the person who nominated you and link back to them when you create a post on the award. Share 7 things about yourself. Pass the award on to 15 people you know who have blogs that you follow and enjoy. Contact those people that you have nominated. Put the Award Image on your blog page (go to images in the widgets menu in the Appearance category).

More on the Versatile Blog Award

7 Things about Erin, Bella Bleue

  1. I feel blessed every day of my life to be a mother and a wife.
  2. I have accompanied many people during their death and humbly experienced their spirits leaving their body behind as they journey onto the next part of their life.
  3. I love photography, and have my camera everywhere I go.
  4. I am writing a book.
  5. My husband inspires me daily to dream, have hope and to LIVE.
  6. I have a post-graduate degree in Theology and Counseling.
  7. I love writing, and sharing my photography on this blog.

My Nominations for the 15 Blogs that I am grateful for discovering. Thank you for your wonderful gifts of creativity, poetry, inspiration, human-connection, love for animals, design, compassion, quotes, and so much more!

  1. The Ralphie Chronicles
  2. Squirrels in Wren’s Nest
  3. GYA today
  4. Necole Stephens-Angel Kisses Blog
  6. Source of Inspiration
  7. Shadows of Love
  8. Plain Steam Rice
  9. wookecixx
  10. mindfulnessandmedotorg
  11. Broken Light: A Photography Collective
  12. A Girl and Her Brush
  13. The Blessing Chair
  14. Peacefly
  15. Beyond Confessions

Thank you again, ‘Influenceversuscontrol!”

Blessings to all, Erin, Bella Bleue