March 14, 2011

I Got an Award!

I am so excited. I've just received my first blog award!! Yay!! It made my day when I received it from Cheryl and Adam at Picture Perfect Meals. Thank you SO much!! I am delighted. :)


The rules of the award:

1.  Thank them, make a post, and put a link back to the person/s who gave us this award.
2.  Share 7 things about ourselves.
3.  Pass the award to 10 recently discovered great bloggers.
4.  Contact these bloggers and personally tell them about the award.

Seven things about me? Well I of course thought of some really ridiculous things, like my favorite pair of pajamas (pink striped bottoms with a purple tank top) and my favorite Disney movie (Beauty and the Beast). I thought about writing about my life's goals, hopes, and dreams...yada yada. Hopefully what I came up with will be of some interest to you. :)


1. We all know cooking and baking are huge hobbies of mine, but... I have many others! For one, I love to read. I like to read historical fiction, romance, young adult (not so much into mystery or science fiction)...I was obsessed with vampires waaay before Twilight. I stumbled upon The Vampire Diaries by L. J. Smith (which you might have heard of, it's now a TV show on CW, but the books are so much better!!) when I was in the 6th grade. It is still my favorite series. Some other books that I have read recently that I adore are The Art of Racing in The Rain, Water for Elephants, The Weight of Silence, and The Help

2. What do I do for a living? I am a teacher! An English teacher. I taught 5th grade back in Miami before we moved and absolutely loved it. Sadly, I am not currently teaching (no teaching jobs here), but I am working in a school with special education students. I love working with kids!

3. I love my best friend. We've been friends for 13 years. We met in the 6th grade when we were 11 years old. She is the best friend I could ever ask for. I miss her so much!


4. Tv and I are also great friends. The hubbs and I have a long queue of DVR'd shows. We watch The Vampire Diaries (duh), Supernatural, Fringe, Parenthood, Glee, Spartacus...just to name a few. I also watch lots of HGTV (House Hunters, My First Place, Property Virgins) and the Food Network. You'll even catch me watching reruns of The Gilmore Girls! I LOVED that show!

5. Sometimes I still dream about my wedding. Is that weird? I loved it so much that I wish I could relive it all over again, the day I married my other half. <3


6. I am the proud Mama of a Shih Tzu Chihuahua. She is our first baby. 


7. I know this is random, but I'd like to write a book one day. I don't know what it's going to be about or when I'm going to do it. I don't think the story has found me yet. 

That's all folks! Now the award must be passed on...


Yay!! Congrats ladies! I admire each and every one of you, you are all so talented! Enjoy!

8 comments:

  1. Aw, thanks so much for the award and congrats on yours!! I am so excited....totally made my day! I am totally going to pass it on and make a post about it, but in the meantime, I just wanted to tell you how gorgeous you look in your wedding picture!

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  2. Oh, one more thing. That picture of your wedding...your husband looks a LOT like mine in that picture! I showed it to him, and he's like, that really does look like me! Ha!

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  3. What great little tidbits about you! Water for Elephants and The Help are two of my favorite books! Room is a pretty good read too, if you haven't read it!

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  4. Thank you so much, Christina, for the award!

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  5. Wow!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! I am honored! You certainly deserve this award! Thanks for passing it on to little ol' me! :) We have similiar tastes...I am a teacher (was, but now am an at-home mama), I adore my husband and still dream of when we got married...10 years ago!! And I was into Twilight waaaay before the craze. Have you read the Vampire Academy series by Richelle Reade? I am on the last book and am DYING to see how it all ends! Thanks again!!!! ♥- Katrina

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  6. Thank you so much for this awesome award!! That means so much :) It's so fun to get to learn a little more about you too :)

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  7. Hey there lady, thanks for the award! I actually did this post a month or so back, check out my list here. Btw, i love gilmore girls, i still watch the reruns on soapnet every weekend. p.s. i've even got the husband hooked:)

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  8. aw thank you for the award, I love that wedding photo of you. Thanks for still following me even though wedding details have somewhat taken over :)

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