Monday, May 17, 2010

My first blog award!

Thank you to Jules at Chic & Pink for my first blog award!

If you haven't checked out Chic & Pink, you definitely should! Jules posts about tons of fun things and always has fun stories and pictures to share!

The award rules say to list 7 interesting things about yourself and then pass it on to 7 other bloggers. Here are my 7 (hopefully) interesting things:

1. I've lived in Boston for my entire life -except for 2 years where I went to a small liberal arts school in PA.
2. I hate doing the dishes. I avoid it for as long as possible. I really miss having a dishwasher!

3. I'm always cold and keep a fleece blanket at my desk at work. I sometimes even bring it with me to meetings.

4. I'm terrified of the Wizard of Oz. I remember faking sick in Kindergarten so I wouldn't have to watch it. I still can't watch it. Same goes for Willy Wonka.

5. I used to want to move to San Diego. I even toured a college out there when I transferred schools. Sometimes in the winter, I wish I had gone there!


6. I fall into panic mode if I don't have my Blackberry. I actually have two Blackberries (a personal one and a work one) and often carry both with me. I keep both on my nightstand and they are the first things I check in the morning (sick, right?). However, I hate when people use their phones during dinner so I always keep them zipped up in my bag when I dine out.

7. I love dogs. I can't wait to get one of my own. I'm going to get a basset hound and call him "Sherlock Bones."

I'm passing this award on to...

1. Chic and Cheap Living
2. Let the Tide Pull Your Dreams Ashore
3. Tale of a GRITS
4. The Classic Preppy
5. Windy Poplars
6. A Southern Belle "On Paper"
7. Adventures Abroad

I hope everyone is having a great start to their week!

13 comments:

  1. Congrats on your award! I have my fleece blanket around me in my dorm room right now. I am completely attached to my blackberry it does not leave my side EVER. When I was taking one of my finals the other day, I couldn't wait to check it and was thinking about it through the final - sad? I totally understand your obsession even both my parents love their blackberries!

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  2. Congrats on your first blog award! I haven't spent too much time in Boston, but my brother in law and his wife live there and they love it! We keep trying to find a time to go visit them and spend more time there!

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  3. Congrats and thanks so much for the award. My family had basset hound named Wilson and he was a wild man! xx

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  4. Oh my goodness!!! Thank you so much for the AWARD! I'm so flattered! Can't wait to pay it forward .... xoxo

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  5. Congratulations on your award! That is so exciting!!! It was also incredibly sweet for you to pass it along to me...I'm so honored :-) Thank you! Oh, and by the way, I LOVE your future doggy name - that is too adorable! Hope you had a great Monday!

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  6. Congrats on your first award. It was fun learning some things about you!

    I love dogs, too, and think a basset hound named "Sherlock Bones" is not only adorable, but very creative! So cute!

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  7. Congrats on the award and thank you for passing it to me! I love your future dog's name and am going to San Diego in Sept. for my cousin's wedding - you should go too and we'll hunt for great Mexican food. ;)

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  8. Hi there! Thanks so much for visiting my blog. I'm looking forward to reading more of yours. Congrats on the award. I've never been to Boston, but have always wanted to. Someday!

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  9. Yay! You completely deserved the award and it was so fun to read this.

    I love that you bring a blanket to work. Alice in Wonderland used to freak me out, so I get the Wizard of Oz thing. It’s really easy to get addicted to our technology and I’m kind of the same with my BlackBerry. If I ever leave home without it (which is rare), I get really worried that something will happen and I don’t have my phone.

    Basset Hounds are so cute and I love the name you have picked out. We had 2 (Cecil and Abigail) when I was a baby. I vaguely remember playing with their floppy ears ;)

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  10. Thank you for your sweet comment and congratulations on your award! :) PS- I am LOVING pink and green Thursday! xo

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  11. That puppy is just the cutest thing!

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  12. Congrats on your award. I'm from the Boston area too. I live in NH now (for 2 & 1/2 years). Great blog. I'm following you now.

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  13. Thanks for the sweet comments!

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