Homies 2009 A big THANK YOU to all of the blogs and readers who participated and voted in this year's Homies Awards. This contest is our chance to honor the hard-working bloggers out there who help to make the online shelter world a richer place, award them a little bit of money ($50 to the winner of each category), and send them some link love. The 2009 winners are… We had a total of 1,174 nominations across five categories (up from 200 nominations last year), and our tech team analyzed and double checked registered IP addresses to determine that the results accurately reflected fair selection of all five winners. Each one represents your votes for the best blogs around the world. Congratulations to all! Remodelista Runner-up: Young House Love ikea hacker Runner-up: Lifehacker Meg Duerksen Runner-up: kenziepoo maya*made Runner-up: shakshuka Smitten Kitchen Runner-up: The Pioneer Woman For more information, visit the Homies 2009 page.