I’m Honest and Honored!

I have been so belated in thanking these lovely ladies for giving me some wonderful honors!

First, Bex at The Adventures of the Grigg Boys gave me this award:

As part of this award, I need to write 10 honest things about myself. Here they are:

  1. I’m having the worst time thinking of 10 interesting and honest things to write. Hence, the procrastination of writing my 10 honest things!
  2. I’m having writer’s block, and my blog is suffering. See honest thing Number 1.
  3. I’m not being completely honest with you. I also just haven’t had the time to sit down and write a post.
  4. I wish I had more time to visit all my bloggy friends and leave more comments! See honest thing Number 3.
  5. Seriously, is this really only honest thing Number 5?
  6. The mommy side of me will tell you traveling with children can be challenging at times. The unmommy side of me will tell you I hate traveling with my children.
  7. I’m worried about honest thing Number 6 because I want to drive to Iowa to visit my mom. Ed has to work. Which means I would drive 350 miles to Iowa by myself with two children.
  8. If I’m not crazy now, I certainly will be after my drive to Iowa. Susan Boyle, I’ll keep you company.
  9. Ummm….
  10. And finally, honest thing Number 10!

Shangrila over at My Bella Figlia gave me this award:

All I have to do is pass this award on to some great blogs! I misread the award, and thought I was supposed to pass it along to great mommy bloggers, and so that’s what I’m going to do. Here are some great moms with some great blogs:

Kimberly has a fantastic blog for writers who are also mothers. She blogs at Zook Book Nook.

Chris, whose son’s health problems lately have been kicking her motherly instincts into high gear, blogs at Text Imps.

Tricia, my dear friend who just had a baby and so doesn’t have time to blog much, posts great baby pictures and cute quotes at Schumacher Showcase.

Picturing Me has an awesome blog which you can view by invitation only; you may not be able to see her blog but she deserves this award!

YardNeedsMowed is trying to start up a blog. She’s not a mom, but a terrific aunt! What’s going on has a great playlist. Turn on the volume for this blog!

Girl of Many Colors (not a mom but a great babysitter) also has a new blog, and needs encouragement. She has some great ideas, and I’m so glad she is writing them down. Here’s one of my favorite posts by her:
Definitely Shallow.

Keep up the great blogging, girls!

Finally, I received this award from Kimberly at Zook Book Nook, who should be at home now with a brand new baby! Best wishes to you, Kimberly! I need to nominate 15 lovely bloggers, and will do so at a later time.

I’m so honored that I received these awards! THANK YOU!


I love a slice of lemon in my Weissbier. Ordering this tall beer at our local beer garden in to summertime makes me smile. (Throw in a pizza and I’m doubly happy!)

I don’t think I can drink ice tea without a lemon slice. No sweet tea for me!

“Lemon” is one of my favorite U2 songs. Bono freaks me out a little in the video, but the song is awesome.

On a hot summer day, there is nothing better than seeing your neighbors’ kids on the sidewalk with a pitcher of lemonade. They are so cute, trying to sell you a glass for a quarter. I always run back into the house to get some change, and usually give them a nice tip!

Pseudo from over at Pseudonymous High School Teacher passed the “When Life Hands You Lemons” award over to me, and I love it, along with all those other lemony things!

Here are the rules for receiving this award:

  1. Post the logo on your blog.
  2. Nominate at least 10 blogs that show great attitude or gratitude.
  3. Link to the nominees within your blog post.
  4. Notify the recipients of the award by commenting on their blog.
  5. Share the love and link back to the person from whom you received your award.

Here are some great bloggers. I know there are only 5, but I have to go get Lily ready for her first ballet recital! Bravo, Lily!
Tiffany’s My Random Wisdom
Lesha’s The Lost Burp Clothe
Helene’s I’m Living Proof That God Has a Sense of Humor
Bex’s Adventures of the Grigg Boys
Shangrila’s My Bella Figlia

I love reading your blogs, girls!