Friday, April 16, 2010

Blog Awards!

Well, there's nothing like some blog awards to make a girl feel loved! I declare, I have been graced with THREE awards lately! How lovely! Thanks ladies!

First up, we have the Sunshine Award from my bestie K at Brown Eyed Girl. Srsly, if you don't know her or read her, get yer butt over there now! She rocks and keeps it real!

This sweet and easy-to-accept award only requires us to do several things:

1. Put the logo on our blog within a post

2. Pass the award on to 12 bloggers

3. Link to the nominees within your post

4. Let them know they received this award by commenting on their blog

5. Share the love and link to the person from whom you received this award

OK, for my twelve peeps:

Meredith at The Only Journey is the Journey Within

Brianna at The Adams Family

M at Adventures of a First Time Mommy

Lyndsey at All Things Fluffy & Fashionable & Famous

Lindsey at Being Mrs. Cullins

Buford Betty

Cas at Cas' Crazy Thoughts

Monica at Confessions of a + Sized Girl

Sissy at Macon a Mess

Mrs. Potts at Experiments in a Galley Kitchen

Melissa at For the Love

Courtney at For this Little One...

Moving on, Jen at Should be Cleaning gifted me with this gem of an award. Thanks girl!

10 things that make me happy:

1. Blogging and reading blogs!

2. Emma-duh!

3. My family.

4. Diet coke and Sprite zero

5. A clean house

6. Sleeping past six o'clock

7. Summer vacay

8. Reading

9. Wine in the bathtub

10. Bargain shopping-or getting groceries for cheap.

11. (Cause I'm a rebel like that) Losing weight and getting new clothes!

This award goes to:

LG at iGriza

Megan at In this wonderful life

Aimee at Haha, wait, what

Taylor at The Undomestic Momma

Tiffany at Life is Glamorous and Fabulous

Mrs. Doctor at Life of a Doctor's Wife

Fran at Life of Skipper

And finally, Britt from Living in the Moment gave me this. She must be delusional since I am the MOST heinous dresser of all times. Once you meet me this summer you will understand. It's a bit like your hippie dress in the grocery store. :D But thanks sweetie! I shall try to honor it. And once I get skinny, I shall be preppy and dress accordingly!

1. Who is your style icon?
Hmm, gonna have to go with I HAVE NO CLUE SINCE I'M NOT FASHIONABLE! I like things like khakis, jeans, polos (oxfords and pique cotton), flats, wallabees, and generally anything else that is comfortable. I am a teacher. I am up/down all day. On the floor. Etc. I don't "do" cool or hip. I am pretty Vineyard Vines. So whoever dresses like that is my style icon. You know who I think dresses cute and is so cute and preppy (but I couldn't rock this cause I don't have a bajillion dollars to spend on Lilly) is Monograms and Manicures-Hopsy. Wish I had her allowance.

2. What is your favorite socialite book?
Like my friend Britt, I was like, "What? What is this?" If by socialite book, you mean Tori Spelling, then right on. I have read all of her "books" (this term is used loosely-for the love, she is DONNA MARTIN. If that is not what a socialite book is, then I'm stumped. I do love me some Miss Manners and Amy Vanderbuilt.

3. What is your favorite party theme?
Ummmm, again, Britt is delusional. I don't do "themes" so I'm not real sure of my fave. Anything with toile. Does that count? Gah, I suck at being preppy!

4. What is your go-to Halloween costume?
Disappointment number 4-I don't do Halloween. I used to always be a hippie or a cheerleader. When I was 10-17. Now, no Halloween cause A) the dogs LOSE IT! and B) husband is always at work closing the books at the end of the month. So I'm not Halloweening alone.

How in the WORLD is this a preppy question???

5. What is the extravagance you just can't live without?
Diet coke, trashy mags, and pedis. The end. If I lived in a box, I would work for caffeine and OPI polish.

6. Who is the living person you admire?
My mom. Girlfriend has it GOING ON! She has had a lot of stuff to go through, the least of which being raising me and crackella sissy. She works SO hard and is STILL working. And she still has time to farm her crops on FB and knit and sew her grandbabies dresses and write emails and make dinners and get up at 5 to look cute for her students. Dang momma!

And also, my friend Jill who is like srsly SUPER MOM. She makes it look so easy. She could have 4-5 kids and rock it~!

7. What is my greatest fear?
Something happening to Emma or husband. I have to stop thinking about this. Srsly, it is ridic.

8. What's the trait you dislike about yourself?
I am very controlling and like to do things MY way. I will refuse help just so I can do it. Also, I am a worrier. I have let a lot go since having Emma, but still will be up way too late to get stuff done because it must be done according to my specifications.

9. Which talent would you most like to have?
Is saving money a talent? Cause I need to find that one soon...............

1o. What is my greatest achievement?
Besides getting two degrees in 4 1/2 years? My family. I am so proud of them.

11. Who are the 10 people I'd like to tag with the Preppy Mafia award?

Dang, no more tagging/linking please. Anyone who is preppy, please repost!

Two people I can think of immediately are Kim at The Cone Family and Lindsey Douglas at The Douglas Drama. Also, Simple Yet Classic and Sweet Tea Diaries. And my brother at Macon Dinner. Srsly, he is sooo preppy. Love you bro! And, while I am at it, I imagine if I ever met J in real life, she would be a total prep. She is so cool and calm and classic seeming. I puffy heart our conversations and think she would embody prepsterness.

Dang I practically tagged half the list anyway. Now, I am off to leave comments or emails to the people I graced with an award. Hmmm, do I really have to do that too? I'm tired........

Hope you are all excited about the weekend!


  1. Thank the heavens...I'm not alone! We can grunge it up together this summer!

  2. You are so funny with your blog awards Sus!! You need to tell me how those things have given me one before and I have no idea what to do with it....I guess I am not a "real" blogger if I don't know that...ha! I definately want to get the kiddos together this summer. Let's plan on that for sure!! They would have they would make an adorable couple..haha!!

  3. Awards are a lot of work, aren't they? :) Thanks for the Sunshine Award!

  4. Thanks so much for the award! you rock!

  5. Thanks for the award, not sure I deserved it with so many other deserving candidates. First I'd like to Thank God, my parents, Blogger, and of course Al Gore for inventing the internet, and manbearpig. There's going to be a party tonight!


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