Sunday, March 20, 2011

The Stylish Blogger Award!

Usually when I open my email, its hum drum, nothing to much exciting except if I receive an email from a friend, but its usually just information that’s sometimes needless and a quick delete. But, the other day I received an email from one of my Blogger friends, Sara, of Simply Sarafina Paints.
Her email provided a link back to her Blog and she wrote: “I wanted to pass this award on to you because I think you definitely deserve it!”.
I thought, well OK, and I went to check her link out. I didn’t know what to expect, I had only seen this award a few times, and I had no idea how it was received. Well, now I know how it is received. It is given to you from another Blogger!
Sara is awarding me, yes me, the Stylish Blogger Award. Needless to say, I was , and still am, totally jazzed. I have been working so hard on my Blog lately, and now I am actually getting an award for it, thats so awesome and incredible! I am so blessed.


Well its 4 or 5 days later now, and 3am in the morning. I cannot go back to sleep because the wind is just so fierce, along with the rain. And honestly, it’s a tad scary to me, even though my husband is here (I can hear my husband in the bedroom snoring peacefully, only to himself).
I am now FINALLY able to have the time to write this up!
So, here it is:
Once this Award is received I am to:

1. Thank the person who gave it to me.
2. State 7 Random Facts about myself.
3. Share the love by passing this Award to 3 others.

So, I already took care of number 1, I emailed Sara back immediately to thank her.
And now for 7 Random Facts:

1. I am a Fall/Winter kind of person. I just love those Seasons. The colors of the leaves changing, the rain, the beautiful scenery of white layered ground and trees, BUT I cannot stand the wind and the cold!
As I have grown older, though wiser, I get cold so much easier then I did when I was younger. And where I work, being outdoors, I am exposed to ALL kinds of weather, but rain and cold are the worst for me.

2. I met my husband at my place of employment the very first day I was transferred to the Toyota Facility, here in Benicia, Ca. We just totally clicked, and I still LOVE being around him all day and sharing breaks, and lunch with him. I feel so blessed and thankful for God putting him in my life. Mark has helped to grow and become a better person, he is truly my “better half”.

3. I struggle with receiving Child Support. My friends say I am in “Court” all the time, and really, I am. I have learned so much though about my son’s father, and the court system that I hope one day I can share that information and help someone else.

4. I am addicted to BEADS!!!!! I buy Beads even when I don’t need them. But, a few times when I have been designing a piece of jewelry I have found exactly what I needed when looking in my stash.

5. I am a total “Early Bird”! My alarm goes off at 3:45am on the weekdays, even when I don’t work. So, my sleeping in is like till 5 or 6am. I have been lucky though lately and have slept till 8am, but then I feel like my whole day is past.

6. I listen to contemporary Christian Music, almost all the time. The station that I listen to is KLOVE. I play that station in the car and on the computer. I need to go put it on now, but I think I have to many windows opened already. I really prefer all my windows lined out at the bottom of my screen.

And finally #7:
I LOVE to cook! I wish I could spend all day in the kitchen cooking. I think I may like having a job at a small restaurant, but then I fear I may not like cooking at home anymore.
My favorite thing to do is BBQ, and I really don’t have a favorite thing to cook, BUT my husband LOVE”S my Spaghetti (well everything really) , and my son ( my very pickiest eater) LOVE’S my Cheese Burgers.

NOW for the easy and most fun nest part in receiving this award.
Drum Roll Please, I am passing this award to:

Jewelry by Jaynemarie
Funky Felt Flowers and More
Blue Forest Jewellery’s Blog

Have a nice day everyone!
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12 comments:

  1. I love it :) I'm sorry you were up because of the wind and rain but at least you put that time to good use and now you have a beautiful post!
    Hope you have a very happy first day of spring :)

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  2. AWESOME :) Congratulations jejeje... I also love KLOVE, when i used to live in CA i used to get it all the time! O the memories...

    YAY for cooking <3 i love to bake... *it gets me into loads of trouble* if you know what i mean! To much baking can be dangerous jejeje! I loved reading your random facts :) So exciting!!!

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  3. Thank you Sara, it was so productive!
    I must be getting more accustomed to this Blogger thing, it didnt take me ALL day :)
    Its pouring rain as I type, some Spring, huh :)
    I am still going to BBQ though, we just filled up the propane tank and its been month's!

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  4. Veronica, I cannot bake! and maybe thats a good thing. I have enough trouble over filling myself just with breakfast, lunch and dinner!
    BUT I did buy a new cookie sheet the other day, I suppose I will have to make some chocolate chip cookies to brake it in!

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  5. YAY :) chocolate chip cookies are awesome :) I have a great recipe to share with you.. ill send it asap!

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  6. Thank you so much for passing on the award. Your blog is looking so cool and we lots of followers!

    So wish I was a morning person ;-)

    Alison x

    Blue Forest Jewellery

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  7. @ Alison:
    Sometimes its very hard to be a morning person!
    LIKE TODAY :)
    and have to be at work a 1/2 hour earlier :)

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  8. I'm honored for the award to be passed on to me. I've got my work cut out for me. Thanks, Cathy!
    You rule!!
    -Michele-
    FunkyFeltFlowers

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  9. Hi thanks for leaving a comment on my blog. Hopped over to check out yours and completely love your #4 thing about you....I am a beadaholic too. check out my blog as I just returned from a beads show...if you really want to go overboard...check them out....

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  10. Cathy,
    Your hard work is paying off. Your blog is beautiful. I would say you definitely have the blog thing down! It is nice to learn about you and you are very deserving of the award.
    :)Norah

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  11. Loved reading all this - and I share your addiction - beads that is!

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