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Passing along the Beautiful Blogger Award

The time has come to pass along my Beautiful Blogger award I received from Mommas Kinda Crafty.  Here are the rules:

1. Thank the person who gave you this award.

2. Share 10 things about yourself.

3. Pass the award along to bloggers who you have recently discovered and who you think are fantastic!

4. Contact the bloggers you've picked and let them know about the award.

I thanked Joy, so now onto the ten things about ME!

1.  I love to craft (that you had probably guessed), but tend to drive my hubby and myself nuts over all the different types of crafts I try (needle point, knitting, spinning, jewelry making, etc.).

2.  I have ridden horses since I was 6 months old (that ride was of course with someone else).  We currently have three horses, and are searching for Ms. Diva's first pony.

3.  I grew up outside of Seattle in a little dot on the map called Maple Valley, and moved to Austin, Texas in 2003.  We are now living outside of Austin, and I am very happy to be back in the middle of nowhereville.

4.  I plan on homeschooling Ms. Diva and the one on-the-way.  I have a hard time putting faith in a school system that is overburdened and scorns my faith and the beliefs that we as a family have.

5.  I started blogging this year, and am completely hooked on it.  I am a complete addict.

6.  I adore craft fairs!!!  Having my own booth just makes sense, because it gives me a "good" reason to spend all day at the craft fair, LOL.

7.  If I had to choose between coffee and life, I would choose coffee.  Seriously, there are just some things that life without wouldn't be worth it.  Crafting would be the second thing I could not live without.

8.  I play violin (this is kinda cheating since I shared it on a Five Question Friday).

9.  I type really fast (90 wpm at 98% accuracy).  My 10-key is even faster (the little keypad to the right of your keyboard), but I am one of those freaky people who can type numbers in a sentence with the numbers at the top of the keyboard without slowing down.

10.  (Thank you Lord this is the last one)  My current obsession is children's items, and figuring out how to make stuff from sewing patterns.  I am still stuck in terror trying to do this skirt.

So, now that you know 10 more things about me, check out these "Beautiful Bloggers"!

Baily at B's {Blog} Boutique (the reason my blog looks so good!)
Her other blog (equally as cute) is Addicted to Addison

Becky at Raelynn

the Jordans at Welcome Sunshine Home


  1. Great facts and congrats on your award! Why are you scared about the skirt? It's easy, honest! Email me if you're stuck on it. I'll help ya!


  2. Congratulations on this award and for the links to the other great blogs. I always love finding new places to visit.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog too!

  3. Kimberlee, thanks so very much for passing the award on to me! I am so excited:).


    PS: I also grew up riding and I was raised in Duvall, hour or so from Maple Valley:).


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