Monday, April 27, 2009

Awards, awards, and a little tagging

I have a few Awards to hand out and a tag that I was well...tagged on. So why not put them all together for one FANTASTIC, OUT OF THIS WORLD post ( and very long.....)

First up is the "8 things tagging game" from Gina. She was very first "bloggy friend" and we have a ridiculous amount of things in common. Her blog is uber - cute!

8 Things I look forward to:

Summer vacation ( hell ya...who wouldn't? Really....)

Going to see my best friend in Florida

Visiting my other BFF in Connecticut

BFF in Connecticut having her baby

Losing the weight I put on after surgery ( give me some damn will power, will ya??)

Getting some color on white skin ( like its almost see through)

Being able to spend more time with the Duke

Highland Festival with my old school friends ( beer tent, Mmmm)

8 things I did yesterday

Found Duke passed out on bedroom floor ( see previous post)

Went to the Michigan Special Olympics to see a couple of my students

Worked on getting info my “Parents of Autism night”

Read blogs….

Talk to one of my friends on the phone while running errands

Made a cream cheese dip ( low fat) for my triscuits

Spent time with the Duke since we haven’t seen much of each other all week

Cleaned the house

8 things I wish for:

I wish I could wear high heels with out pain ( I wish this so bad!)

I wish I could pay off my credit card debt

I wish that I could “fix” the kids I work with

I wish I could be a runner

I wish I could eat whatever I wanted and not think twice about it

I wish I could make the The Duke’s back feel better

I wish I could make a living in doing something creative

I wish I could be more spontaneous like I used to be

8 shows I watch


American Idol

The office

TLC’s What not to Wear

Re-runs of King of queens


Re-runs of Sex and the city

Desperate Housewives

Now on to the Awards Ceremony.... hosted by yours truly The Great Lady Jane ( now blowing you all a kiss while looking gorgeous...)

First up the " The Honest Scrap" award.....

I was deemed worthy of this great award by Jen ( The secret keeper). She has recently switched from blogspot to if you haven't switched over yet...WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR???? She got some good s*%& going on over there!!!


The Honest Scrap award comes with a caveat or two. First, you have to tell your readers 10 things about you they may not know. Secondly you have to tag 10 people with the award.

Oh we go...

1) I'm a Cancer

2) I have blonde hair

3) I love Pad Thai

4) I have 2 dogs..JJ and loves

5) I have mad crushes on comedians..Will Ferrell, Jimmy Fallon, Seth Rogan...*swoon*

6) Obviously being funny is a turn on

7) I collect things that mean "good luck"

8) I have two tattoos

9) Fav Drink: Redbull and Vodka

10) The Duke and I built a house....its awesome:)

Now for the 10 bloggers that I am going to pass on this Outstanding award!!

Fearless in Toronto

Sassy Britches

Gina at Namaste by Day

Just Playing Pretend ( the one and only JPP)

The Dutchess of Kickball

The High- Heel Diaries

Mandy at Just a small town girl

The Vegetable Assassin


So unto my next award that was given to me by the AWESOME Sassy Britches!!! Love her!!

* Accept the award, post it on your blog together with the name of the person who has granted the award and his or her blog link.

* Pass the award to 15 other blogs that you've newly discovered. Remember to contact the bloggers to let them know they have been chosen for this award.

Who came up with 15??? Why not 5 or something easy? Anyways here we go..and truly they are all deserving

Kellie at Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder

Kathleen at Enough about you...

Chardonnay at High Tide Low tide

Amber at Life as we know it

Christina at Men in England would love you

Life with Attitude

Brunhilda at Look..I'll pay you for it

Ashley at Polka Dots and Paisley

Kelly at PunkyBean

Cool as Folk at Sweet Nothings

Kim at The Antisdel Abstract

Jess at The Pure and Simple Truth

Former Fat Chick at Forever at fat girl inside

Hotpants at Handbags and Handguns

Confessions of an Impulsive Addict

Phew.....that was by far the hardest post!! Ya know with all that copying and pasting!!! I just want to thank all of the above bloggers for the comments and the fact that they even give a shit about this blogger and take the time to comment!!

If you comment and you don't see your me I got ya on my next award tribute! I am getting more awards right????



  1. Wow! Thanks for naming me in the "Lovely Blog" award section- I feel so honoured!!

    You are a fan of "The Office" too eh? A few nights ago I watched the season 2 and 3 key Jim and Pam episodes...sigh, I love them.

  2. HOLLA! I ♥ awards!! I will post it soon. I'm more of a blog reader than a blog poster. I need to fix it but I think it's just called being lazy....but don't quote me on it. You're awesome~

  3. Thank you thank you thank you! And I wanted to comment on your earlier post this afternoon but was having computer "issues"! Anyway, I was dying laughing at the image I had in my head of him laying under that dog bed. Too funny!

  4. Thanks, girl! Add What Not to Wear to the list of things we have in common! I love me some Clinton and Stacy! :)

  5. FIFTEEN bloggers?!? wow, now that's an award.

  6. Yay!!! I can't wait to scrounge up 10 little known facts...the wheels are turning...

    (And P.S. AGAIN you=me...I was sitting there, Cancer (check), blonde (check), pad thai (check) was a little freaky).

  7. THANKS! You're quit the award giver. Props to you.

  8. You rock my world, lady! This post must have taken forever ;-) Helluva awards ceremony!

  9. Thank you ma'am! I feel all...sniff....special. And not just special needs either. :)

  10. Thanks for the award :) And I must admit - I have a secret man-crush for Will Ferrell too! "Milk was a bad choice!"

  11. Thank you!! That was super fun. Feel free to tag me any time.