Blogging Marathon # 76 – 3 Day Marathon for 4 weeks!

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With just a couple of days away from beginning our April Mega Marathon, I am here to announce the themes for May 2017.

I am hoping all will get enough time to plan for May.

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Before going into the new themes, here are the links to some of the BM related pages.

From 2015 BM details can be found in the Blogging Marathon Page.

If you want to check out older BM details, check the BM Archives

If you are new and want to join us, check out the BM Guidelines and Rules

Since we have a month to prepare, please avoid doing last minute posting, prepare ahead and schedule, which should give you enough time to read the fellow participating blogger’s post in leisure.

I also decided I will be little more strict in handling late posts. I know real life sometimes becomes very tough to manage. However, if you know it is going to be so, please do not sign up. I will understand. But if you are signing up, then I expect you to be prompt in posting and reading fellow BM blogs.

For details on BM held every month, check out the Blogging Marathon page. Once I get all details I will be updating this page. Bloggers taking part in this marathon need to just link back to the BM page.

The entry is again by Sign ups and each theme will again have only 4 bloggers on first come first basis.

And because of the new rules, I will not be able to accept late sign ups as it will become extremely hard for me to manage otherwise. If you feel you want to do it, please decide ahead, else you can join later.

Commenting on the participating blogger’s post is mandatory.

The subscription to the group will be on monthly basis.

If you want to know how the Blogging Marathon started, read the first edition

So the dates will be:

3, 4, 5 May
10, 11, 12 May
17, 18, 19 May
24, 25, 26 May

If you want to sign up, please email me at spicingyourlife@gmail.com latest by 08th April along with your themes.

FYI: Requests to join after 08th April will not be accepted.

Mandatory rules for this Blogging Marathon are as below:

  • Should take up 2 weeks of BM without fail. It can be any two weeks.
  • Will have to post on all 3 days with 2 weeks without fail
  • You cannot take the same themes, except for the different Kid’s Delight theme.
  • Should follow the accepted theme all 3 days, meaning if you choose one topic like Rice, you should post all rice based recipes all 3 days.
  • Should link to the Blogging Marathon page.
  • Is expected to actively give feedback on others post.
  • Mandatory reading and commenting on the fellow participating member

Each theme can be selected by four bloggers on first come first bases.

Other rules will be mailed to the individuals.

Themes for BM # 76th will be the following:

Kid’s Delight theme ensures my Kid’s Delight event, guest hosted by other bloggers gets good entries. Since the event is 16th – 15th every month, we have two different themes happening for BM in a month. And you have the choice of doing two different themes.

Kid’s Delight – Family Recipes (3,4,5 and 10,11,12)
Kid’s Delight – Summer coolers (17,18,19 and 24,25,26)

Please note all entries for Kid’s Delight theme have to be kid approved. The dish can be either approved by your own kid, your young relatives, neighbours or even something that you enjoyed as a kid. Do remember to mention the age group of the kid, so that it becomes easy for others.

Kid’s Delight – Family Recipes (3,4,5 and 10,11,12)

The 1st and 2nd weeks of May will be hosted by Sandhya. She is calling for family recipes. She will be announcing the event on her blog by 15th April, please await her post for more specific rules.

Kid’s Delight – Summer coolers (17,18,19 and 24,25,26)

The 3rd and 4th week of May will be hosted by Amara. With Summer being at its peak, she wants Summer Coolers! She will be announcing the event on her blog by 15th May, please await her post for more specific rules.

I love, you love Cheesecake?

I love cheesecakes, do you? If so, why not make some cheesecakes?

Got a Toast ready for Dinner!

We do need some simple dinners and what’s more simple than toasts. And you can always make it interesting.

Picnic Hamper

Summers are time for picnics. Make dishes that are suitable to be packed and picnic’ed too.

Vegetarian Grilling

The time is right for some grilling! so get your tools out and get some Grilled. The dish can be anything from just vegetables to complete dish!

Mother’s Day Sweets.

We have a very special day coming up in May, let’s celebrate Mother’s Day with some special sweets that your mom loves.

Flavours of Greece

It’s time to explore another country, this time it’s Greece!

Special Theme: Bookmarked

Sticking to our regular Bookmark theme, you get to do dishes of your own if you have done first 3 weeks.  So do 3 weeks, pick up this 4th fourth of your own choice. It can be anything you bookmarked or your own.

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Please spread the details if you want your friends to be part of this marathon.
Let’s gear up for another nonstop blogging!

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