Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Snow, Ice, and an AWARD!!

I woke up  on this icy New York morning to a warm and wonderful surprise--my very first blog award!
Mistyrose at Sweet Magnolia Rose awarded me the Stylish Blogger Award and I couldn't be more delighted!  Check out her blog to see some truly inspiring work--you will be glad you did!  Thank you Mistyrose!

8 Things About Me

1. I am married with one daughter and 2 golden retrievers
2.  I've been a Special Education Teacher for 26 years
3.  I love to sing
4.  I am a cancer survivor
5.  I enjoy Broadway Musicals
6.  My favorite paper lines are Basic Grey and Graphic 45
7.  My  creative style is eclectic, but leans toward "shabby chic."
8.  My favorite snacks are chocolate or cheese

8 Bloggers I've Recently Discovered

These are my new blogger friends.   They have become a great source of inspiration, information, or advice.  Sending gratitude your way!!

I'm following the guidelines below for this award:
There are some rules that go with this award so please follow along: 
1. Thank and link back to the person who awarded you this
2. Share 8 things about yourself
3. Pay it forward to 8 bloggers that you have recently discovered
4. Contact those bloggers and tell them about their awards

8 8s That's it for today, everyone!  I'm off to steal some creative moments out of this snow day from school!  Bundle up and  keep it crafty!


  1. I am glad to see you received your award :) Keep it up!

  2. Congrats on the award from Mistyrose! Isn't she a sweetie? You and I have so much in common--I also woke up to an icy, new York morning--and it's still spitting snow here! I was a SE teacher for 30 years...and I miss it every single day! You stopped by One By One The Flamingos Are Stealing My Sanity, and I promised a stop back with another way to win in my 500 Followers Celebration. Just go to my blog at http://karelj.blogspot.com and become a Networked Blog Follower. (If you are already one, leave me a comment saying so). That way, you'll be counted twice for an entry into my surprise give-away! Thanks for Following The Flamingos!

  3. You are so super sweet thank you so much!!
    Your newest follower Gaby