Monday, November 22, 2010

Stylish Blogger Award

When I first started this blog, I had no idea what I was doing, I still dont, but Im enjoying the ride and I appreaciate all of you faithful followers for putting up with me!

One of my first followers was this amazingly cute and talented
Christina from Christina's Adventures
She very soon became my inspiration.

So when she messages me the other day and awards me with this Stylish Blogger Award I was speachless!
Stylish me? Naw!


Flattered? VERY MUCH SO!
So thank you Christina you guys go check her out now! Give her some support she's getting ready for her first craft fair!

So here are the rules with this award:

1. Thank & link back to the person who awarded you this.

Which is the wonderful Christina from Christina's Adventures
THANK YOU CHRISTINA!

2. Share 7 things about yourself.

Ok 7 things huh...
1. I am from Kauai, which is an island in Hawaii with a population of roughly 65,000 people, on the entire island! It makes it a great place to grow up and at the same time not a great place to grow up. You cant get in trouble on the playground whithout your parents, aunties, uncles and grandparent finding out by lunchtime and waiting for you to give you lickens when you get home.

2. I have a 20 month old son that I love with all my heart. He's my lucky boy. We tried and tried to get pregnant for a long time and when we finally did, I miscarried at about 11 weeks. We waited a few years and then when we bought out first home decided to try again. 8 months later we were tired of trying. I finally got pregnant and went into labor early at 28 weeks. They stopped the labor and I went home. At 37 weeks he was anxious to meet us and so after 19 hrs of labor he was born just in time to find out his umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck twice!! Thank God he is fine active healthy boy!

3. I work full time for a demolition company.
(so building and creating is not something I'm used to LOL)

4. I have been married to my husband for 10 years! Yes 10 years! I met him in highschool and we were friends. Got married at 21 and it took all these years before we had a child!

5. My ethnic background consists of:
Japanese, Portuguese, Hawaiian, Irish, Mexican & Moorish

6. I was the first woman kickboxing match on the island.
(kinda random but a fun story to tell my kids one day)

7. I have a huge sweet tooth and a keen nose for it too. I can smell chocolate on someones breath! Im blind as a bat! no seriouslly Im blind! I have a restriction on my license and can't walk down my hallway without my glasses or contacts, so I really do see the world differently :-)


3. Pay it forward to 15 recently discovered great bloggers.

Yvette at Napualani's Closet
Shes up and coming and has amazing jewlery and vintage finds on her Etsy store

Joy Kanai at Joy Kanani
thrifty finds, photography, and super cute kids too

 Mandi at Vintage Revivals
Shes not a new blogger but I totally love her creativity

 Christina at Christina's Adventures
I know she's already gotten this award and shes the one who gave it to me, but she totally deserves it!

Kimbo at A Girl and a Glue Gun
She's got a glue gun and she knows how to use it

Kristy at 1st Birthday Luau
Shes got great ideas and resources for a 1st birthday luau

In His Grip
such cute projects and look into their family life

Lyndsie at A Love Worth Waiting For
Very inspirational

Allison at A Glimpse Inside
I admire her for finding time for everything she does

Jessica at Must Add Fabric Softner
A stay at home mom that makes me feel normal and reminds me to enjoy the little things

Shannon at Delectalicious
must try her recepies, or find her house and crash it at dinner time, that's all i have to say

Poindexter at Home Sweet Homemade
decorating a home on a tiny budget and shes darn good at it too

Brandi at Dont Disturb this Groove
a little bit of everything.. even a bat!

Lori at Ooohlala Floral and My heart with Pleasure Fills
very talented!

Suzie at Stay Calm and Sew Something
Shes taught me great tips on sewing and lots of great info



4. Contact those bloggers and tell them about their award.

Hope you all have a great week preparing for Thanksgiving!

8 comments:

Christina said...

You're so sweet!! Thank you for the kind words...you're the best! I loved learning more about you!! :)

Allison said...

Thanks so much for the award and for the sweet words you said about me!

Great to know more about you! :)

Brandi said...

Hi Rhiannon. Thanks so much for the award. I am very grateful. I'm confused though. Do I need to do as you did and send it to 15 bloggers and share a 7 things? Thanks again for the award!!!!

poindextr said...

Rhiannon, congratulations on your award, you & your blog are super duper stylish!! So you're a chocolate-loving kick-boxing wife and mom who knows a thing or two about bringing down the house. So to speak. Would never have guessed some of those things. I love your description of your island and island life!!

Anyway, thank you for sharing the stylish blogger love. I appreciate it. Hope you have a fabulous Thanksgiving week :) Diane @ home sweet homemade

Jessica said...

Thanks for the award! I'm working on a post now.

Suzie said...

Thank you so much for the mention of my blog. I'm still learning the blog ropes and feel it an honor to have someone like you with such a cool blog to acknowledge it.
Thanks again,
Suzie @
staycalmandsewsomething.blogspot.com

Yvette said...

Well deserved award chica, thanks for including me in your shout out. I loved the part about your quest to become a mother, I never knew that about you and it makes Talon even that much more special. Most stylish blog and top mommy at that!

Kimbo West @ a girl and a glue gun said...

thanks so much! Made my day!!!!

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