Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Blog Awards

In the past few weeks, I have so sweetly been given three blog awards.  I am so humbled by this and thrilled that you each thought of me.  I want to pass these all on to the many wonderful blogs that I frequent.  This is the first award that I received.




1) Thank the person who gave you this award:
Many thanks to Kathy from  Life As I Know It.  She has a really great blog all about the things going on in her life (and she knows a lot about penguins).  You know you want to take a peek:)


2) Reveal three random facts about yourself:
- I know all of the words to the following movies: Grease 2, When Harry Met Sally, Heathers, 13 Going on 30, Anchorman, The Princess Bride, and 10 Things I Hate About You.  I sometimes can't stop myself from saying them out loud.  And yes, I sing along with Grease 2 (and also with 10 Things, which one of my favorite bands of ever appears in).


- I had my two front teeth knocked out twice in my life. This also means that my mom was called to school to pick me up because I had my two front teeth knocked out twice.  Once when I was in kindergarten and a kid ran into me on the playground.  They were my baby teeth.  The other time was in 9th grade.  I was high-sticked in the mouth with a hockey stick in P.E.  These were my adult teeth.  It was not a good scene.  My bottom teeth actually went through my lip.  I had to get a root canal.  Then I had to get veneers.  Luckily, they look pretty real (thank goodness for modern dental technology).  


- I have a very dear friend that moved to England, and have developed a love of all things British (see Anglophile).  These are my favorite cookies in the entire world (and very hard to find in the states).  I love all varieties of Hobnobs (as you can see here). 




 I also have a girl crush on Nigella Lawson, and I can't seem to not buy any magazine with a Middleton on the cover.  I loved watching this.  And just between you and me...


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3)  Pass the award on:
And now to pay this award forward.  I am constantly discovering new blogs that inspire me.     I love reading so many of them, and if I don't mention you this time, I still adore you, and your time will come.   


Stephanie at Big Mario Life.  I really love the story about how she got the name of this blog.


Jaimie at Everyday J.  Plus she both a Florida Gator and a lover of Survivor.  Future BFF!!


Adele from intotheblonde.  I know what you are thinking, and no, it is not just because she is British.  OK, that helps:)  She also has a fierce style (that just so happens to be sporting the Union Jack today).  

7 comments:

Adele said...

Firstly congrats Erin on your award - yours is one of my fave blogs to read due to the varied & interesting subjects.
Secondly...Squeeeeaaalll!!! Thanks so much for thinking of me Erin, big hugs from across the pond xoxo
http://www.intotheblonde.com/

Stephanie said...

Congrats!! And thank you so much! You are the sweetest :)

dEwLiciouZ said...

congrats dear :)
hey, would u follow each other?
we can be friend if u mind

ShinyPrettyThings said...

congrats on the award hun! ahahah i love your random facts! i must admit...im slightly obsessed w the Middletons too >o<

Sizzle and Zoom said...

I agree with your blog award to Adele. I follow her blog and like her style. I haven't visited the other two.

jaimie michelle said...

You are the sweetest--congrats on your award and thank you sooo much for passing it on!

Also, I am a huge anglophile -- add that to the list of why we're future bffs!

Jaimie

beancakes said...

congratulations erin!! loved reading these facts about you! and your teeth story reminded me about the time when i fell on my chin in elementary school, it was not a good scene!!
xoxo ~ kristina

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