Monday, January 17, 2011

My very first AWARD!!! Thank you so much!

I have really had a bad few days and felt like I had reached the end of my rope and then I go to my blog and look what I found Did that ever put a smile on this cranky face!
First off..........big {{hugz}} and thank you's are in order to Ashley from Ashley's Scrappin Palace for nominating me for this award! Check out her sweet blog as she is one very talented young lady!
I am fairly new to the blogging world and I really get excited when I get visitors to my little spot in cyber heaven! Now from what I understand to accept this award I have to do the following:
1. Thank and link back to the person (Ashley) who awarded me this honor!
2. Share 8 things about myself.
3. Pay it forward to 8 bloggers I recently found.
4. Contact those bloggers and tell them about their award.
So here are a few facts about me!
  1. I am a proud mother of 3 and a grandmother of 5.
  2. I am a 5 year survivor of Renal Cell Carcinoma.
  3. I married the best man in the universe 20 months ago.
  4. My husband just remodeled a spare bedroom into a beautiful scrap-room for me!
  5. I am a Nurse, a Social Worker and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist.
  6. I love to squeeze my cat (lovingly of course)
  7. I live in the Catskills (NY) 
  8. I was born in Niagara Falls, NY & lived in the Love Canal.
 And my nominations for 8 fabulous recently discovered blogs go to:
  1. Trisha-
  2. Katie-
  3. Janis- 
  4. Gaby-
  5. Debbie:
  6. Janice:
  7.  Lisa:
  8. Ashley:
And there you have it ~don't forget to visit these great blogs!
Details soon about the blog hop next week so stay tuned! Another BIG first for me!


  1. Kathie, Thank you so much!!
    I am honored to have been nominated by you!! with such a Stylish award!! :)
    Congratulations on your newly wed status and on being a survivor!!
    I smiled at your comment of squeezing your cat... I like squeezing by grand babies and puppies too! lovingly of course!
    What blog hop are you going to be in??

  2. Thank you so much! I have found so many very nice people in the crafting blogland. A Certified Brain Specialist? That sounds very intense. What is that? You'll have to email me. My sweet daddy has had 3 brain surgeries. Do you work with people like that? I hope you are smiling from ear to ear and have a GREAT day tomorrow! Smiles! :) Janis

  3. Thank you so very much for nominating me for this award. I can't believe it! You're a great lady and a wonderful crafter! Can't wait to see more of your work!


  4. Thank you so much for the award! Your life sounds very interesting. My husband is a neuroscientist and does brain research. Glad you are a cancer survivor! Nice blog! Thanks again!
    Hugs, Janice

  5. Thank you soooo much for the nomination! I'm sooo sorry it's taken me so long to visit - I was away on holiday and am just playing catch up - but I can't tell you how much I appreciate this!


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