Top Ten Tuesday: Sunshine Award BlogHers

Back in July I won a Sunshine Award from Staci at November Sunflower. Thank you so much Staci! :)

“The Sunshine Award is awarded to bloggers whose positivity and creativity inspire others in the blogging world.”

Awards like this have some rules…..

1. Put the award on your blog and/or within your post.

2. Pass the award on to twelve 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 the link to the person from whom you received the award.


I am breaking the rules and sharing this award with 10 (not 12) wonderful women I had the chance to spend time with at BlogHer in New York City:

1. Louise of MomStart

2. Maria of My Chicago Mommy

3. Valerie of Seasonally Affected Mom

4. Heather of Wistful Wrists

5. Heather of Just Heather

6. Renae of Madame Deals

7. Anna of Girl With Blog

8. Maricris of Zensible Mama

9. Alecia of Savings & Stewardship

10. Cher of Mama’s Money Savers

Hope you will stop by their blogs and say hello!! :)

Ten Bloggers I Love

Last month I received my very first blog award from Dinell over at Mommy D’s Kitchen. Thank you so much Dinell for choosing me to be one of the lucky recipients and sorry it’s taken me so long to pay it forward! I am giving this award to 10 bloggers whose words have spoken to me over the past couple months, challenged me as a woman and mom, or made me think about areas of my life in a different way :)

  1. Amanda from (Coincidentally yesterday she was talking about bloggy awards and said “maybe it’s just because no one wants to give me one?!”… little did she know that this post was in draft and her name was already on the page…)
  2. SarahMae from Like A Warm Cup of Coffee
  3. Janna from Mommy’s Piggy Tales
  4. Erin from Home With The boys and The M.O.B. Society
  5. Ann from A Holy Experience
  6. Meghan from The Tuckers Take Tennessee
  7. Cherie from Heart and Soul Reflections
  8. Myra from My Blessed Life
  9. Michelle from SomeGirlsWebsite
  10. Krystyn from Really, Are You Serious?

The award comes with questions you need to answer when you pay it forward. Here are your questions:

1. What is your favorite thing about summer?

2. What is your favorite color?

3. What is your favorite part of blogging?

4. What is the first thing you do every day?

5. What is the last thing you do every day?

6. What is your favorite day of the year?

7. What is one free activity you enjoy doing with your family?

8. What is one thing you can’t live without?

9. What is your favorite meal?

10. What is your favorite children’s book?

Here are my answers to the questions I was given:

1. What is your favorite memory of springtime? Playing in the rain (and mud!) with friends.

2. If you could change ANYTHING about your life, what would it be? That my children would sleep later than 6am.

3. What is your favorite hobby? Shopping

4. Why did the chicken cross the road? I never did figure that out…

5. What is your favorite flower? Lilies

6. If you could have one superpower what would it be? The ability to never make a mistake as a mom.

7. What is your favorite color combination? pink and brown

8. 467-64=? ummm let me get out my calculator… lol

9. Disney or Looney Toons? Disney

10. What is your favorite “bad for you” snack? Chocolate of any kind (though I have one of those chocolate molten cakes calling my name at the moment…)


This post is linked to Oh Amanda’s Top Ten Tuesday