Sunday, May 3, 2009

Playing catch up!

I've been postponing doing this post, but here it goes! I've been tagged in a few blogs and I wanted to pass on the love :)

First, Mrs. Katie at Such a Loverly Life... sent me the Kreativ Blogger Award!

The award rules are to list 7 things that you love and then pass the award on to 7 bloggers that you LOVE! Be sure to tag them and let them know that they have won. You can copy the picture of the award and paste it on your sideboard or in your blog to let the whole world know... you are Kreativ!

1. I love God and my faith!
2. I love my love :) Mr. J
3. I love my family....the best people in the world!
4. I love my friends...the ones that are close and the ones that are far!
5. I love music....all kinds!
6. I love being creative!
7. I love blogging!

So now I get to tag 7 of you lovelies! Don't forget to post your love!

1. Shannon @ Mr. and Mrs. in Training
2. Pink Julep
3. Not Just a Pretty Face
4. Anna @ Accidentally on Purpose
5. Lucy Marie @ Lucy's Life
6. Taryn @ The Colorado Desert
7. Ashley @ The Happy Little Home

Next, one of my new bloggie obsessions, The Luckiest Mrs. tagged me to do a question survey.

1. Respond and rework: answer the questions on your blog: replace one question that you dislike with a question of your own invention, add one more question of your own
2. Tag other un-tagged people.

What is your current obsession?
Getting into nursing school and finding a CRNA program!

What do you think your name says about you?
My blog name and my real name are one in the same. My name means strong one, and I think I'm just that!

Who was the last person you hugged?

My momma :)

What is your favorite dinner?

I love love love breakfast for dinner....biscuits and gravy, hash browns, eggs, and sausage with syrup!

What was the last thing you bought?

A race ticket for the Derby!

What are you listening to right now?

The news about the Dallas Cowboy's Practice Facility collapse. So sad, please pray for the victims and their families.

What is your favorite weather?

That's a tough one....I love warm sunny weather perfect for a beach day, but I also love fall when the leaves start to turn all kinds of colors and there is a crisp coolness on the air. But wait, I love the winter too, when it starts to snow and its cold enough for it to stick! I pretty much love all season without extreme weather conditions!!

What is your least favorite season?

Tornado season!!! I hate storms. I might have a different answer after my first hurricane season. :(

What is in your bathroom cabinet?

toothpaste, toothbrush, lotion, and J's contact goodies!

Say something to the person who tagged you.

The Luckiest Mrs. is one of my new bloggie favorites! Such a sweet girl and a great read!

What is your favorite tea flavor?

As long as its sweet, it doesn't matter! I like my tea like syrup....yum :)

What did you want to become as a child?

I wanted to be a veterinarian, but the I realized I couldn't deal with dying animals :( Now I'm going to work with dying people instead! Ha!

What do you miss?

My J when I'm gone, my family when I'm in FL, and my friends, lots and lots!

What's your favorite brand of jeans?

American Eagle for lazy days and MEK or Arden B for dressing up and lookin' cute!

What's your favorite dessert?

I love all things sweet. I love cakes, cookies, pies, and the list goes on and on...I'm lovin' some cupcakes right now too....Almond Poppy Seed with Buttercream Icing!

If you could go anywhere in the world for the next hour, where would you go?

To the MOON!

What's your favorite movie?

That would have to be The Wedding Date...I'm such a sucker for a good love story!

What is your most challenging goal right now?

Learning to live life without an income, finding a job that works with my school schedule and figuring out how to stay positive and keep my grades where they need to be.

What's your 5 year plan?

Get into nursing school, finish nursing school, get married, get into a CRNA program, and mabye have a little one!!

Why is today special?

Because I get to spend it with my parents. My mom and I are out getting into trouble.

What is your favorite sport to watch?

Football!! I'm lucky enough to be in love with the best lookin, quarterback sackin' football player around :)

To play?

You can say its not a sport, but I still think it is. Cheerleading is my favorite sport to play. I know dancing isn't really a sport, but I'm pretty good at that too.

What is your favorite piece of jewelry that you own?

All the jewelry that my grandfather has given me and the ring that my mom had made for me from my grandmother's old ring.

Post your current favorite picture:

I know I just posted this picture a few days ago, but I love it. It makes me smile!

Alrighty....I tag:
Katherine - Just Lovely
Ashley - Drew and Ashley

Next, Anna at Accidentally on Purpose gave me the Lovely Blog Award....

*Accept the award, post it on your blog together with the name of the person who has granted the award and his or her blog link. Pass the award to 5 other blogs that you've newly discovered. Remember to contact the bloggers to let them know they've been chosen for this award

My recent finds and new loves:
Kristin @ The Future Mrs. McCormick
Sweetpea @ Horse, Hound, and Home
D.A.R. @ Just Another Day in Paradise
Stephanie @ "I Do" at the Zoo
Chelsea Marie @ This & That

Last but not least....I'm closing up with some Crazy 8's! My lovely Watermelon Tree tagged me for a game!

8 things I look forward to:
*Flying home to see my family.
*Flying back to see my J
*Date Night

8 things I did yesterday:
*Fly to TX
*Wear faux eyelashes
*Play in the rain
*Buy a race ticket
*Take a 4 hour nap
*Get dressed up
*Listen to hail hitting the sky light
*Eat McDonald's...don't judge!

8 things I wish I could do:
*Bring J to TX to meet the rest of the family
*Get a new digital camera
*Buy a house
*Get a puppy
*Go skydiving
*Visit my friends in KY
*Visit my sister from another mister in ST. THOMAS, USVI
*Visit my brother in France

8 Shows I watch:
*Biggest Loser
*Brothers & Sister
*Grey's Anatomy
*Ultimate Fighter
*United States of Tara
*Hannah Montana....I know people, one of these days I'll give up the Disney Channel.
*Law & Order: SVU
*Who's Wedding is it Anyway?

So did I win?

Now I get to tag are the rules.

1) Mention the name of the person who tagged you.
2) Do the lists of 8.
3) Tag 8 bloggers of your choice.
4) Let them know that they have been tagged!

I don't know if I can pull out 8, but I'm going to do my best....

The Bona Fide Preppy Bride
Southern Bride
The Monogrammed Nest
Domestic Divas Fancy
Just a Girl
Peppermint Bee
Post Smith
The Pink Tutu

Whew....I did it. Sorry if any of you have already received these awards! If not, enjoy! I look forward to reading your replies. Time for me to jet....I'll be back with some answers to make-up questions and to pass on some more tips! Until then....


  1. Thanks for the tag!! You have such a cute blog, I can't wait to read more :)

  2. Wow- you are popular! = )

    Thank you so much for the award- you are too kind.

  3. Thanks for the tag, love the blog!

  4. Thank you, THANK YOU!!! Beautiful pictures too!

  5. Oooh I love sauage with syrup, the Wedding Date and Bigger Loser!

  6. Hey Meagan! I have been such a bad blogger and just saw this! Thank you so much! I will post this tomorrow. Have a wonderful weekend!!!

  7. Thank you so much for the award - I just saw it now as I'm just finally getting all caught up on the blogging!



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