Google+ Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas: My First Blog Award!

Sunday, January 2, 2011

My First Blog Award!

Talk about having a good morning - I woke up this morning and found that I had been awarded the Stylish Blogger Award by not 1 but 2 bloggers yesterday! Can you say AWESOME!!!!

Thank you so much to Toes That Twinkle (I have serious nail polish envy - you must check out her collection!) and Debbie over at Thrifty and Frugal  (she spreads the word about great deals - definitely take time to check out her blog!)

It's so nice to have my lil blog recognized and have the word spread about me! Can you tell I am super excited! :)

So here are the rules for acceptance of the award:
1. Thank and link back to the person who awarded you this award.
2. Share 7 things about yourself.
3. Award 15 recently discovered great bloggers.
4. Contact these bloggers and tell them about the award!

Now to pick 7 things about me to share, hmmmm.......:

1. I am a serious bookworm - I LOVE books - I have loved to read since I was a little girl when I would strain my eyes to read hidden in bed by the barely there light of the moon coming in my bedroom window! Not much has changed - I can still be found reading late into the night. Once I start a book and it grabs me I will go without sleep to finish - can't help myself! :)

2. I HATE onions - yes hate is a strong word, but really I do hate them! The smell, the taste, the burn to my eyes - not my idea of fun! My husband loves them so I am forced to cook them for him sometimes & I SUFFER! See what I do for love, he has no idea!

3. I am not tidy (just ask my husband) - I leave things all around the house in random piles so that I can get to them easily and it drives him nuts! He wants things out of sight - I want them within reach and within my sight (so I remember what I wanted to do!)

4. Since having my girls I am a Night Owl (aka a horrible sleeper). I am up way too late at night surfing the internet, reading or just watching tv. I get this second wind right around 9pm and am up till after midnight. I try to lay down and my mind thinks of a million things I forgot to do or need to do and well - no sleep!

5. I am afraid to be alone in my house! I have pretty much always been a chicken - needed to sleep with my back to a wall, all dorrs closed, etc.... It's pretty much followed me into adulthood - I can not take a shower when the hubby is working late and not envision that scene from Psycho and think someone is about to kill me! Talk about speed showers! lol!

6. I love Sweet Tarts - they are horrible for your teeth, it's like ingesting purse sugar but they are a serious weakness! I always have some hidden away!

7. I am addicted to Mystery/Thrillers - books & shows. I love trying to uncover the mystery and figure out who did it and why before the end! I am pretty good too if I may so myself!
Ok, that was 7 - not so bad! Hope you learned a bit more about me that I hadn't previously shared!

My 15 Recently Discovered Blogs
  1. Shelton Made
  2. Sprouts Green Family
  3. Mother's Hideaway
  4. Spoiled...but not Rotten
  5. Three Boys
  6. 2 Cute Chikadees and a Sweet Pea
  7. Mom in Training
  8. The Adventures of Mommy B
  9. SuerteMom
  10. Splendiferous Girls Club
  11. My Little Princess World
  12. Our Beautiful Mess
  13. The Not Always Happy Homemaker Diaries
  14. A Balanced State of Mind
  15. Belle's Butterfly Dreams


  1. Congratulations!

    BTW, I am afraid to be alone too. Too many true crime shows on TV. :)

    Happy New Year!

  2. Im a new follower! I'd luv the follow back at

    Happy new year!!

  3. OMG!!!!!! Thanks soooooo verryyyy much for selecting my little blog to pass this award.....It' s my FIRST one...and it made my day a really happy one! :D
    Also congrats for yours!!! I love books, too!!! Have a bigggg pile of them back at my mom's home in PR (when I have my own house, they'll come here)...and another on my apart. Can't have enough! Loooove your blog! Thanks so much!!!

  4. New follower from the blog hop!

  5. Congrats on the Blog Award!

    Great blog! I'm your newest follower =)

    Sandie lee

    Following your blog!
    Please follow back!
    If you could follow me on Facebook, that would be great!
    The Dad!

  7. I was just coming to tell you that I was giving you one too :) You know you are well liked!!!

  8. you can check out my list here

  9. Congrats on the award and thanks for the follow Classified: Mom

  10. Hello! I'm following you from the BlogHopPalooza. I am a new follower and I would love for you to visit and follow me back @!/mommiesandbeyond

  11. Thank you so much for such an awesome award! Stop by today I gave you a shout out!

  12. Congratulations on your first blog award!! :) Thank you for following me! I'm following back!

    Heather From and Mommy Only Has Two Hands! and Lynhea Designs

  13. Hi! New follower! I'm a total spaz about being alone! I hate walking into another room! LOL.

    Kristin :)
    Keenly Kristin

  14. I am your newest follower!
    Please follow back, I would greatly appreciate it!
    Quick Tattletails

  15. Congrats on the award! And thank you so much for choosing my blog, A Balanced State of Mind! This is my first one too! I will post my acceptance tomorrow (well technically later). I hope I accept it properly!

    Wishing you all the best in 2011!

  16. I always love when I am found or find new blogs myself. Thanks so much for the reward and following. Looks like we are both "southern" girls.
    Happy 2011!

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