>> 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!
“it's the "good housekeeping seal" of the interior design world. I have lots of sources, but I always go to remodelista first.” — justmichael
Best Home Design: Remodelista
Runner-up: Young House Love
“Look at this every day for inspiration - IKEA's "as is" is my absolute favorite place to spend an afternoon - unless you count the thrift store!” — slpwendy
Best Home Tech: ikea hacker
“Meg is real and down-to-earth... she brings brightness to our days with her daily life, her awesome photography, and the great ideas she shares with those of us who read her blog!” — knzus
Best Kids at Home: Meg Duerksen
“Inspiring, intelligent craft activities for kids. full of brilliant ideas!” — kickcanandconkers
Best Green Home: maya*made
“Great voice and great recipes. Like that friend who cooks like a slightly more ambitious you and can recommend fantastic recipes.” — cinderell6
Best Home Cooking: Smitten Kitchen
Runner-up: The Pioneer Woman
For more information, visit the Homies 2009 page.