Marian Allen is an award-winning author, blogger, and encourager of others who, in July, took time out to award The Liebster Blog Award to several blogs she felt worthy...my cat blog, the Opinionated Pussycat, included.
As the human behind the blog I sincerely thank her and am at last able to find time to pass the award on.
But, before doing so a little Liebster Blog Award History is in order:
I am not the first, and won't be the last (Hi there, fellow Googler! Hope the following answers your questions! Hee, hee!) who has been curious enough to go in search of the origins of the award and I did so last summer.
I remember when I first saw the award, in early 2011, and how cool I thought the design was, and how I hoped that, someday, someone would think my writing worthy of receiving it. Back then I never thought to find out who started it and why