More Awards!

I feel so loved, you guys. 😊 Thank you all so much! πŸ’— My heart is overflowing with happiness and gratitude!

 

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First, I’d like to thank Hannah for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award for the second time! I completely forgot that you had nominated me and saw your comment when I recently updated my About Me page. I’m so sorry I’m just now getting to it.

 


I’d like to thank Keri L for nominating me for the Blogger Recognition Award for the second time!


I’d like to thank Keri L for nominating me for the One Lovely Blog Award for the second time!


I’d like to thank FaithWalkingHebrews for nominating me for the Blogger Recognition Award for the third time!


I’d like to thank LeneinJapan for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award for the third time!


I’d like to thank C for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award for the fourth time!


I’d like to thank Tina at Invisible Illness Blog for nominating me for the Mystery Blogger Award for the second time! (Your questions have been answered at the end of the tag.Β  πŸ˜‰ )


And I’d like to thank Allen R. Kive for nominating me for the One Lovely Blog Award for the third time!


I’m going to do this differently because I am a bit short on time and because this seems to be the perfect way to give facts about myself without repeating myself too much – because I am running out of facts to tell you all about myself. πŸ˜‚

20 Things You Might Not Know About MeΒ Tag

Eloise over on Highly Improbable Blog tagged anyone reading, so here we go. πŸ™‚

How tall are you?

Probably as tall as I’m going to get. XD Maybe… 5’6? Taller if I decide to put on heels, which I love but my feet despise – and it has to be thick heels unless you like watching me go splat on the pavement. πŸ˜‚

Do you have a hidden talent? If so, what is it?

I mentioned this on the first One Lovely Blog Award, however, this time, I’m posting an example of it – I can write backwards in print and in cursive!

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What is your biggest blog-related pet peeve?

Probably when someone wields words to hurt people. That happened a lot last November it seemed, and it’s still happening. 😣 They say that the pen is mightier than the sword, but we shouldn’t be using our keyboard as a weapon to hurt people!

What is your biggest non-blog related pet peeve?

When someone uses Christ’s name in vain. (This also applies to the previous question. But I usually hear it more often than I read it.)

What’s your favorite song?

Only one? XD Uh… there are so many good songs. This one is one of my favorites ever though:

What’s your favorite Etsy shop that isn’t yours?

Uh. Is it bad that I don’t know what an Etsy shop is? **blushes**

What is your favorite way to spend your free time when you are alone?

Probably reading. I just finished reading Black by Ted Dekker (which was amazing) and I’m almost finished with Winds of Promise by Brodie and Brock Thoene. I have a huge stack of books to dive into after that. (I really should get a Goodreads account…)

What’s your favorite junk food?

Chocolate. Specifically, dark chocolate. And pretty much anything covered in it.

Do you have a pet or pets? If so, what kind and what are their names?

I do! And this may take a while. XD I have one dog named Rosie (shown below) who must think she is a cat, especially when it comes to food. She loves cat food and fish more than anything. o_O And last but not least… I have 17 cats who are as follows: Angel, Belle, Blackie, Catalina (shown below), Dottie, Firecracker, Gabby, Jay, Lolli, Mama Kitty, Monkey, Ode, Rabbit, Radar, Simone, Sketcher, and Sparrow. **whew**

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What are your number one fiction and nonfiction books?

Oh man. Seriously? Haha. At the moment, Black by Ted Dekker is really trying to take over the Narnia series by C. S. Lewis for the Fiction slot, while Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ by John Piper is overtaking The Agony and Glory of the Cross by Charles B. Hodges Jr, and it is entirely possible that Humility by Andrew Murray may overtake them both after I finish it. πŸ™‚

What’s your favorite cosmetic?

Hmm… probably mascara (which I sometimes double as an eyeliner. XD)

When were you last embarrassed? What happened?

Oh boy… a while ago my mom and I went out to eat and I was so shy and nervous that instead of asking the waitress for tea with no ice, I asked for ice with no tea.Β  Strangers do it to me every time without meaning to. XD I’m still getting teased for this, but I can laugh about it now. At the time I just wanted to disappear.

If you could only drink one beverage (besides water) for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Tea! πŸ˜€

What’s your favorite movie?

Probably The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Classic. Although, I adore old musicals so Singin’ In The Rain and Yankee Doodle Dandy is right up there with it…

What were you in high school: prom queen, nerd, cheerleader, jock, valedictorian, band geek, loner, artist, prep?

I was home schooled and the only one in my “class.” So I guess I was everything at once…? XD Though I think I would have been a blend of class clown, nerd, and loner most likely.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?

Maybe somewhere in the mountains like the Ozarks or the Rockies. I think I could get fantastic photos there. Though I really want to see the ocean someday, so anywhere near the ocean might be nice too.

PC or Mac?

PC. I’ve never tried a Mac; and the majority of my games and programs wouldn’t work on a Mac anyway.

Last romantic gesture from a crush, date, boy/girlfriend, spouse?

AHAHAHAHAHA- sorry. The last time a boy kissed me, it was Ode, my cat, and he doesn’t count. 😜 I’m single. I’ve never had a boyfriend. Or been on a date.Β  The only affection I get are from pets, and it’s not romantic at all. XD

Favorite celebrity?

I don’t really keep up with Hollywood enough to know…

What blogger do you secretly want to be best friends with?

Can I cheat like Eloise did? XD I’m already best friends with Eloise (Highly Improbable Blog), Trey (Incorrigibly Cheerful) and Olivia (Refreshing Spirit), and have been since before we all created WordPress blogs. πŸ™‚Β  However, many bloggers I’d like to be best friends with are already talking to me so it could happen yet. ;D


The questions that Tina asked:

  1. What made you want to start a blog? Several of my best friends had blogs, (Links to their blogs above πŸ˜‰) and it seemed like a good idea. πŸ™‚
  2. What is your favorite TV show? This is hard. XD Probably Scorpion. It’s exciting and it usually doesn’t get as gory or disgusting as many TV shows do. (Even if a lot of what they do is probably… not actually possible. πŸ˜‚)
  3. What is your favorite food to cook? Mac & Cheese or Spaghetti. Because usually it turns out edible… XD
  4. What is your biggest fear? I would say being up high or being under water or being in tight spaces, because all of those do scare me but… not as much as losing someone I love. So I’m going with that.
  5. Where were you born? Arkansas, USA! Born and raised, and still live here. πŸ™‚ Country girl at heart. β™₯

Now, for the nominations, I know that some of your have received these awards before, so I’m going to do this a bit differently – instead of nominating someone for one award, the nominees can pick which one of the awards (or tag) they would like to do. No pressure to accept any though. πŸ™‚ So here we go:

Keri L.

LeneinJapan

FaithWalkingHebrews

C

Hannah

Daily Thankful

Southern By Design

Always, Ashlea

The Light Breaks Through

Mixed and Modest

His hands and feet

Casey Elizabeth Bean

La Petit Muse

Encouragement and Poetry

Gilda’s Poems

Shattered In Him

Isabella Simons

Martha L. Shaw

Bern Bakes

Elisabeth

Sayl

Pete

Too Comfortable

Allen R. Kive

YOU – yes, you, the one reading this sentence. If you don’t see your name and want to participate, consider yourself nominated and have fun! πŸ™‚

One Lovely Blog Award

Thank you so much, Shattered In Him, for nominating me for the One Lovely Blog Award! πŸ™‚ I’m sorry it took me so long post it; I got stuck on thing #5 and it took a while to come up with two more things about me. XD

The Rules

  • Thank the person that nominated you and leave a link to their blog
  • Post about the award
  • Share 7 facts about yourself
  • Nominate at most 15 people
  • Tell your nominees the good news!

7 Facts About Me:

Coming up with facts was harder than I thought; I didn’t want to repeat myself. XD

  1. I can write backwards almost as easily as forwards. Not just in print, but in cursive. It’s strange. And it freaks out some people. And annoys other people, when I give them a message and they have to go find a mirror to read it… πŸ˜‚
  2. I’m shy. I’ve posted 95 posts (now 96 posts – I’m so close to 100!) on my blog thus far, and I never thought I would make even close to that milestone. I was so scared to try this new thing called “blogging” at first. I posted twice in April of 2016 and then completely dropped off the face of the blogoshere in May. XD It’s easier to talk to people in text and I finally decided to go for it and began posting again in June. πŸ™‚ I’m so glad I did!
  3. Until last month, I had not seen Frozen. I am probably one of the few people in America who hadn’t. I identify with Anna so much. Even though I’m shy, I have a tendency to ramble to people I know well and am a bit of a klutz too. Okay, maybe a total klutz. If only I had that red hair…πŸ˜‰
  4. I love snow, but we don’t get it much where I live.Β  β™«β™ͺ Yes, I want to build a snowman. Come on let’s go and play. I never see snow anymore. It’s snow I’m waiting for. I wanna make a display… β™ͺβ™« (Sing to the melody of “Do You Want To Build A Snowman” from the Frozen soundtrack. πŸ˜‚) We finally got about a half an inch last week though! It wasn’t enough for a snowman, unless it could be five inches tall; and when I tried that, it was a powdery, doesn’t-stick-together-to-build-anything-or-even-throw-at-people snow. πŸ˜› At least it was pretty to look at.
  5. I like learning new words. When I read books, I write down the words I don’t know and then look them up and make a list so that I can memorize them. Catawampus, ignominious, lackadaisical, loquacious, mellifluous, pusillanimous – I think cacophony is probably my new favorite right now. XD
  6. This is my sixth award! I feel so honored. πŸ™‚
  7. I live in the Natural State. #southerngirlatheart

 

Nominees:

Pete Gardner PsalmsΒ  (Or Pete Gardner’s Blog or Traveling With Paul)

LeneInJapan (Wrestling with Faith – Dancing with Jesus or Song of Virginity)

Sayl

FaithWalkingHebrews11:1

Isabella Simons

Squid

GirlyChristian

Woman For Jesus

Wings of Poetry

Martha L Shaw

Keri L (Who just published her first book!!! Congratulations!)

Light Ministry Blog

The Light Breaks Through

Bern Bakes

The Showers of Blessing