A Sunshine Award

Wow!  I was nominated for a Sunshine Award!

It is always an honor when other bloggers hop on over to visit your blog.  It is wonderful when they like and comment.  It is fabulous when they nominate you for an award!

I know there are many bloggers who pay no mind to blog awards and many who do not “participate.”  That’s fine.  I take them with great thanks that someone pays attention and has taken the time to find out a bit about me and wanst others to know about me as well.  Thank you for doing that Jamie at JFK Days.  I truly appreciate it!  So here it is…


1. Share 11 facts about yourself.
2. Answer the 11 questions that were asked by the blogger who nominated you.
3. Include 11 questions for your nominees to answer.
4. Notify your nominees about this post.

Questions to me:

1 How long have you been blogging?  I just celebrated my 1 year blogaversary in December 2013!  Still going!

2 Where are you from? I am from a small town in upstate NY.  By upstate, I do not mean Westchester 😉

3 What’s your favorite thing to blog about? I love to blog about projects I have done with my kiddos.  It means that we had some fun recently!

4 What made you decide to start a blog?  My “About” page pretty much covers it.  I was feeling blah… and wanted to get back to doing the things that made me feel happy.  Making stuff… all sorts of stuff… makes me happy!

5 Who’s your favorite musical artist? I LOVE U2… but seriously, I listen to everything!

6 Where would you like to travel to?  A trip to Ireland is at the top of my bucket list.  I have it slated for my anniversary… maybe I should tell the hubby?!

7 How was your 2013? 2013 was a year of exploration after a rough start with the loss of my job.  I have been fortunate to always call the shots in my career as an OT and this twist was not one I wanted to ever encounter.  So, I started to paint and photograph and opened up a FineArt America and Etsy shop!

8 What are you looking forward to in 2014? I am looking forward to moving forward… in all areas of life.  No point in looking back right?!

9 What was number one on your Christmas wishlist? An epiphanie camera bag!  Santa brought it!  Guess I was a good little girl eh?

10 Do you prefer Twitter or Instagram? Instagram all the way!

11) Do you prefer winter or summer? Ohhhhhh tough choice right now.  I love to be outside so for that… summer.  But I hate to be too hot so for that… winter.  Guess living where I do, I try to find the beauty in all of the seasons.  Afterall, if I wait 10 minutes, it will be different 🙂

And now for the nominees…

I nominate:

The Contented Crafter

The Wandering Apprentice

Simplify.Create and Enjoy

Filed Under Potpourri

Craftmanic Mommy

On the Upcycle

Moon Colors

Rainbow-fingered Crafter

The Thing About Joan

Erin Hueston


Questions for you:

1) Let’s start with something important… White, Milk or Dark Chocolate?

2) Coffee or Tea (or something totally different?)

3) Where do you find your inspiration?

4) Monday mornings… love em or loathe them?

5) What is it that keeps you blogging?

6) Curl up on the couch or night on the town?

7) Who would you say is your hero?

8) Best film of all time?

9) How would you describe yourself in 10 words or less?

10) Do you have a job not associated with your blog?  If so, what is it?

11) Where else can we find and follow you?

Thanks to everyone who chooses to play along and pay it forward a bit.  I think its one of the things that makes the blogging community so fun :).

Thanks for reading!

13 thoughts on “A Sunshine Award

  1. Thank you so much for nominating me! I have to have my daughter come home & figure out how to post it on my blog. I’m terrible with computers. My daughter was 10 when she put my blog together for me! I love your blog & your questions & can’t wait to see more of your artwork in my reader. ~amy

  2. Oh my goodness I haven’t been on my blog in over a month and this was the best welcome back I could’ve gotten so thank you!!!

  3. Pingback: Rewind | the thing about joan…

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