Monday, March 22, 2010

My FIRST blog award!! Lookie!!!! Lil Ms Brightside award!


I am so surprised because I have never in my life, and I mean NEVER, been accused of having a bright and sunny  My sweet bloggin buddy Fern sent this to me! She is a doll ain't she? MUAHS n HUGS girl!! And I hope you know I truly luv ya right back!! Check her blog out....I tell ya, she is one of the most creative people I know. 

So, you get to learn some llittle known "Tina Facts"!  Lucky you!!! And I in turn have to pass this award along to 5 others.....

The rules!!!
1) share 10 things that make you happy.
2) share 5 bits of trivia.
3) Pass this award to 5 other bloggers....

So here goes:
10 things that make me happy: (and not necessarily in this order)
1) cooking (eating goes hand in hand with this of I LOVE to cook!! Um, and 
3) Seeing my kids grow and mature before my very is a great source of pride to know that I have done ok :)
3) Thrift store shopping!!
4) Making others happy.  Sounds corny but I really do enjoy making someone smile.  Whether it is something goofy or silly I have said or blogged or simply because I showed a kindness to someone who maybe hasn't seen a lot of kindness in thier lifetime.  It makes me happy to make others happy!
5) Scrapping, creating, anything I can do to destress!
6) Photography....I'm not good at it but I really enjoy getting out and looking for that one perfect photo!
7) Coffee and chocolate!!!
8) My  I'd be lost without it!
9) The many wonderful people I have met at various scrap forums, blogging, etc......there are other crazy people out there playing with scissors just like
10) Bob :)

Now 5 trivia things about me:
1) I'm originally a Ky girl and have lived here in Knoxville for 7 years.
2) I used to work in radio...yup as a DJ.  For about 13 years.  Explains my
3) I was a tomboy growing up so it's kinda fitting that God blessed me with all boys :)
4) I talk a LOT (there is a shocker huh?)
5)I LOVE music....all kinds.  Grew up listening to country and still do but I have the weirdest mix on my mp3 player.  Everything from Merle Haggard to Metallica and Rob Zombie....not

And the 5 people I am passing this along to are
1.) Frances (
2.) Courtney (
3.) Karyn (
4.) Stephanie (
5.) Marlene (

Drop by thier blogs and meet these wodnerful ladies! You will be glad you did!!


Marlene said...

Awww....shucks!!!!! Thanks! So Rob Zombie, huh? LOL.

Karyn Bernard (French Charming) said...

Oh Sweet Friend you made my day! Thank you from the bottom of my wish I were French heart!

I loved learning more about you...a DJ eh? How fabulous! I definitely have one thing in common with you...I LOVE to eat but I'm not so good with the cooking part!

Thank you again gorgeous! I appreciate it very much!

Big hugs,

CraftyGirl said...

Congrats on your first award! I'm sure it's the first of many!!
Barb :)

Karyn Bernard (French Charming) said...

Where are my manners? Congratulations Tina on your award!

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Frances said...

Tina, thank you so much for your sweet gift and your friendship. I really love this new look for your blog. I've had a time trying to pick a template and stay with it. Love the butterflies in this one. And I loved reading the little tidbits about you! Huge hugs from my heart to yours.

Stephanie said...

Well aren't you sweet, Tina!! Thank you so much for the award...gotta go & list my happy items and trivia.

and I'm with you on making others happy - corny as it is, it is true!