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

16 comments:

  1. Congratulations!

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

    Happy New Year!

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  2. Im a new follower! I'd luv the follow back at
    http://www.beecute1.blogspot.com

    Happy new year!!

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  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!!!

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  4. Congrats on the Blog Award!

    Great blog! I'm your newest follower =)

    Sandie lee
    http://cupofromance.blogspot.com

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  5. http://www.RealDadReviews.com
    Following your blog!
    Please follow back!
    If you could follow me on Facebook, that would be great!
    http://www.facebook.com/RealDadReviews
    Thanks
    The Dad!

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

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  7. you can check out my list here

    http://at-home-with-mom.blogspot.com/2011/01/stylish-blogger-award.html

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

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  9. 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 @
    http://www.mommiesandbeyond.com
    http://twitter.com/craftsexaminer
    http://www.facebook.com/#!/mommiesandbeyond

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

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  11. 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

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

    Kristin :)
    Keenly Kristin

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

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  14. 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!

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  15. 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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