Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Awards, Awards, and more Awards....

Well, I feel truly honored and a little shocked but I am ever so thankful.  My sweet and talented friend over at Smitten with First has given my lil' ole blog 2 awards.

Once you receive the Lovely Blog Award, you must follow 3 rules: 1. Follow the person that gave you the award. 2. Link back to the person that gave you the award. 3. Pass the award on to 15 bloggers.

The rules for this award are: 1. Thank the blogger who nominated you. 2. Include a link to their site. 3. Include the award image in your post. 4. Give 7 random facts about yourself. 5. Nominate 15 other bloggers for the award. 6. When nominating, include a link to their site. 7. Let other bloggers know they’ve been nominated.

Now that I've received these awards I need to share 7 random facts about myself. I go:

1. I play on a coed softball team with my husband. I am actually the other teams best player. :/

2.  I have a son that will be a SOPHOMORE this year. gasp!!-that doesn't even feel real to type......time flies. :( I have a daughter that will be a 3rd grader. 

3.  I LOVE to watch forensic files and murder mystery shows.

4.  My husband and I met at church and he is 4 years younger than me. :))

5.  One of my favorite movies is Shag.  (I love that movie!)

6.  I LOVE chocolate Dr. Peppers from Sonic. yuuummmm

7.  I love to play the music loud in the car and sing like a rockstar!!

Well, I now feel like you guys know me a little better!  Now it is my turn to nominate 15 blogs for these awards.

1. Learning in Wonderland  2. Teaching Star Students  3. Building a House of Love           4.  Simpson Superstars  5.  Teaching Chick  6.  Stellar Students  7.  Room 4 Imaginations  8. Ms. Draffkorn  9.  4 the love of teaching  10.  Learnings a Hoot 11.  Success in Second Grade  12.  2nd grade Rocks  13.  Second Helping for the Teacher
14.  Adventures in 2nd grade  15.  Ms Pretzel

While I was making my list of blogs that I wanted to give these awards to I received another award...........I KNOW.........that's crazy!!  This award highlights new bloggers and we all know I'm definitely a new blogger.  Thank you so much Anne @ Creative Happenings for thinking of me when handing out this award.

Here are the rules:
1. Copy and paste the award on your blog.  (check)
2. Thank the giver and link back to them.  (check)
3. Reveal your top 5 picks and let them know by leaving a comment on their blog. 

And top 5 picks are.......Drum roll, please...................
1.  Smitten with First  2.  Adventures in 2nd grade  3.  Ms. Pretzel  4. Learnings a Hoot  
5.  Room 4 Imagination

Thank you friends and happy blogging!!


  1. Congrats on the awards! You deserve them friend!
    Michelle @ Smitten With First

  2. Aw congrats to you! Super exciting! My boyfriend is a year younger than me.. look at us getting those younger guys! :)

    Reaching for the TOP!

  3. I just found your blog, and I'm your newest follower. Come by when you get a chance!

    Waving from The Teacher's Chatterbox

  4. Congrats on your awards and Thank you so much for thinking of me! I also love playing loud music in my car! I always miss phone calls in the car because I can't hear the ring tone:)

  5. Thank you so much for thinking of me for this award. I just posted a giveaway but I promise to link back and post about this award soon. Thanks again,
    ✰ Stacy

    Simpson Superstars

  6. Congrats on your awards!! We just found you and are now following! We would love it if you stop by sometime!
    Katie & Lisen