23 April 2012

Blog Awards!

First, let me apol........Holy fagioli!!!!  I broke the 50 follower mark!!!  *insert happy dance here*  You know what that means...look for the first giveaway details to hit in the next day or so!!!!!

Ahem.  As I was saying....  First, let me apologize for being so very late on this!  This semester has been brutal!  Treesponge over at Adventures of the Nail Friends has nominated me for the Versatile Blogger award, the One Lovely Blog award, and the Butterfly award.  And Heidi at DIY Polish and More and Pamela at Nail Soup also nominated me for the Versatile Blogger award!  Thank you so very much to all of you!  I can't tell you how much I appreciate this!  So on to the awards...

The Rules:
1) Nominate 15 fellow bloggers.
2) Inform the bloggers of their nomination.
3) Share 7 random facts about yourself.
4) Thank the blogger who nominated you.
5) Add the Versatile Blogger Award picture to your blog post.
And my 7 random facts are:
1. I served in the military for 10 years.
2. I'm graduating from grad school in less than a month!
3. I love The Monkees (RIP Davy Jones).
4. I have a daughter who will be 8 next month.
5. I'm originally from New York City (The Bronx).
6. I like to knit, when I actually have the time.
7. My husband's nickname for me is Boogie.

The Rules:
1) Link back to the person you got it from.
2) Tell 7 things about yourself.
3) Give the award to 10 bloggers
7 More Random Facts:

1. I used to go to the Rocky Horror Picture Show every Friday night in high school with my boyfriend and cousin.
2. I adore the old MGM musicals.
3. I have been active in community theatre for more than 30 years.
4. I was a professional graphic artist in the military.
5. I love pasta.
6. If I could have a super power, I would like to be able to fly.
7. I have two tattoos.
The Rules:
1) Link back to the person who gave you the award.
2) Answer the following questions.
3) Award to other bloggers & let them know.
The Questions:
1. What's your favourite song? 
Mahna Mahna  - The Muppets
2. What's your favourite dessert? 
Pumpkin Pie!
3. What's your favourite pet? 
Of all time, it would be the dog I had as a child, Casper.
4. Black or White?
Most decidedly black.
5. What's your biggest fear? 
Any harm to my daughter.
6. What's your best feature?
I guess I really like my eyes, but my husband would say the ta-tas.
7. What's your everyday attitude? 
Do I really have to get out of bed?
8. What is perfection?
Settling down in one place in one house and just living life with my husband and daughter.
9. What is your guilty pleasure?
Pepperidge Farm Milano cookies.


  1. HAHA, the guys always love the ta-tas!! That made me laugh. Thanks for nominating me!!! :) :)

  2. Aw, thanks so much for the nomination Gina Marie! :*) I enjoy knitting with my mani'd fingers too! I hear you about the time issue. I employ guerilla-style knitting, sort of being able to bust out with yr project at any given moment and get a few rows in with a ferocity. I'm getting a skirt done for my daughter this way! ha ha! Thanks again for the nom, girl! xo

    1. That's awesome that you're knitting a skirt! I only knit "quick" projects - hats, fruit, etc. And you're welcome!

  3. Thank you for the blog award!
    It's so nice to learn facts about different bloggers! :)

  4. Gina, thank you for the nomination! Always nice to know others appreciate my efforts to promote men wearing nail polish and thanks for helping me to promote my blog, you rock! Look forward to your future blog posts. Speaking of which, I had better go add a post to my blog "It's OK for Men to have Painted Nails in Public" at: http://menwithpaintednails.blogspot.com/.


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