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What's your name?

First, THANK YOU, SassyTimes, for the tag and the gracious award! I feel awful that during these last few weeks we've been sharing comments and getting to know each other, (thanks to our Graces) and I still don't know your first name! At this point, it doesn't really matter, you have a great blog and I truly enjoy reading it!

SassyTimes and I bonded over HER Graces and MY Graces! It's a community that started (for me) with T.W.I.T. and her invitation to start thinking about our own Graces with her and the originator. If you haven't started your list, start today!

Now, onto my award...



... and the {new} "Friendship Award" that I'm awarding to Lori, Mandy, Leah and Mrs. Dirnberger.

These girls are all friends who blog, but not only that, they are genuinely kind. They blog for the same reason that I do, they leave comments to let me know they are concerned or supporting me along my journey and they continue to do so because they care. They are people who I've met in real life, from thenest and through other bloggers. They have great blogs, fun personalities, blunt & truthful posts and they are a part of my support group of bloggers of which I'm completely grateful!

So without further ado, here are the blogs I'm tagging

{and a little bit about them, showing you why I chose them}:

First, Lori, who is just freaking hilarious! Seriously, you will catch yourself laughing out loud at some of things that she says! She's due in April with her second baby, is a mother to her 17 month old son and is an absolutely darling pregnant mommy! You must go to her blog and read it!!!

Next, Mandy, who is newly pregnant and such a nice nestie friend! I'm glad that we met back in November (?), it's been fun following her blog and getting to know you better!!

Third, Leah, another fellow nestie and another REALLY adorable pregnant mommy, who expecting their first son! It's been great watching her transform and hearing about all of her/their growing pains. I hope everything continues to go well for them!!


Lastly,Mrs. Dirnberger, she melted my heart when she started following my blog just a few weeks back. She said in a comment, "I ran across your blog and I have read all the high points and feel in love! I started from the beginning and have been reading every sense! Although we don't have the same story, we both are without baby! I hope you know you got a new follower!" January 15, 2009 2:20 PM. Yep, that's the key to my {blog} heart. Thank you for being a loyal reader!!


The friendship award:


"These blogs are exceedingly charming. These kind bloggers aim to find and be friends. They are not interested in self-aggrandizement. Our hope is that when the ribbons of these prizes are cut, even more friendships are propagated. Please give more attention to these writers. Deliver this award to bloggers who must choose more and include this cleverly-written text into the body of their award."



Comments

Mrs. Dirnberger said…
You are such a sweetheart!!!! Thanks so much for the award and I will give it out gladly!
Mika said…
I am linked through your blog by Mrs. Dirnberger. We live in the same area of southeast Missouri. I also love your blog. I've skimmed over it, and the "TO DO" list sold me on the #1. Make a baby. I'm a fan. Hope you enjoy mine as much as I enjoy yours.
sassytimes said…
Thanks for the kind words. I read this post this morning and decided to procrastinate from working in order to answer your question... See my blog for my name, per your request. ;)
Mandy said…
Aww, thanks so much! I am so flattered and a bit shocked, honestly. I fear that I come across like a jerk sometimes.

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