Monday, June 15, 2009

Yay awards :)

I have been slacking in getting up the awards/tags of late! So here combined into one magical post I am passing along the goodness!!


The Friend Award!

Lil' Woman, who has a super cute blog and you should totally check it out if you haven't, bestowed on me the Friend Award and I can barley contain my excitement!!

So Here it is:

"This award is bestowed on to blogs that are exceedingly charming. These kind bloggers aim to find and be friends. The 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 eight bloggers who must choose eight more and include this cleverly-written text into the body of the award."

So now I bestow this award on these amazing ladies:

Ladies you are so awesome and I love reading your blogs!!! Have a great day :)


The fabulous Teryn Ashley tagged me (and I am sorry it has taken me so long to get to it!

So here goes it...

1) Open you first photo folder

2) Now scroll down to the 10th photo

3) Post that photo and story on your blog

4) Tag five other blogger friends to do the same!

I love this pic of the Hubby!!!

So here is the story..

As everyone knows I am originally from Cali and growing up I spent many summers camps and vacations at Hume Lake Christian Camps. In the last 10 years they have started a new conference called "Romance Conference" where basically you arrive and are pampered along with your spouse for four days. It is an amazing time to get to know each other better, strengthen your relationship with God and your spouse, learn from older couples, and get to know other couples. And of course if you are familiar with Hume there are amazing speakers and AMAZING Food! I can't even begin to put into words what the conference is all about or how amazing it is! The host couples are there for any need that you have with the ultimate goal of serving you so that you turn around a serve your spouse. One of the days during free time The Hubs and i went down to the main lake area. Since we were part of this conference we had special privileges and got to crowd in front of all the highschoolers and get a boat first!! It was such an amazing experience to be at a place and do things that were a huge part of my childhood with my hubby (since we met in college and are not from the same area). We went out on the lake and rowed and had an awesome time (oh and by "we rowed" i of course mean the Hubs). Oh and did I mention that my parents were one of the host would think it would have been awkward but it was so much fun!!

Now I tag:

Can't wait to see your stories!!

And last but not least:

The Funky Blog Award

Iva is one of the sweetest ladies I know and she passed this on to all of her followers. Thanks Iva you rock. And now I am posting it to show that I love her blog and will never hold a giveaway to find out info on her :)

Just like Iva I really enjoy and appreciate those of you that follow my blog! You guys seriously make my day, minute, year, hour...etc every time I log on! So to show my appreciation I am passing this on to those who are reading this right now! Don't feel like you have to do anything with it but I wanted to let all of you know how amazing you are! I am constantly entertained, educated and energized by all of your blogs!

Thanks for bearing with my long post! I am sorry if you have been tagged a lot and please do not feel any obligation to do anything with them but just know YOU ROCK!!


  1. You are so sweet. Thanks for the award. When I started my blog it was my goal to make new friends and I have, including you! Thanks!!!

  2. thanks so much! you are awesome! :) and thanks for sharing that story! i used to live in cali too and LOVED it! and that conference sounds really cool, good for newlyweds i'd imagine! :)

  3. Thanks Sweetie! I'll go post my pic!

  4. Congrats on all of the awards! Enjoy your week!

  5. Thank you for the encouragment! Oh, and congrats on all of the awards :)

  6. Aw, thank you so much! :)

  7. this is FABULOUS news! CONGRATULATIONS!! ohh you are too funny!!!! haha thank you so kindly!! :) Cali Girls!!! <3

  8. ohh AND you are the Mr. are totally adorable!!!

  9. Hi, visiting from SITS! congrats on your awards :)

  10. Wow, congrats on all your awards! I love your blog and the stories about The Charles :)

  11. Thanks for passing on the award! You've been quite popular lately = )

    Love your background, p.s.

  12. Oh my gosh!! It's taken me a few days to have more time and catch up on my blog reading. So that's what I was doing today, and I got to your blog, and I'm all excited to start reading. I see you have an award...and I'm like, "Yay!" So I keep reading and am looking at the list of names you mention...and suddenly, my heart stops. "Katy's Little Pencil." Wait. Wait...that's ME!! Oh my word! So then I practically fall out of my chair in shock and glee, as this is the first blog award I have ever received. I'm so honored! And I'm so glad you were the one to give it to me. You're definitely getting a shout-out on my blog, and I'll keep passing it on.
    All that to say...thanks, and you definitely ROCK!

  13. managed to give me that award on my birthday. What a great present! :)

  14. omgosh i dont know how i missed this post, but THANK YOUU! hehe that was so sweet of you, im still fairly new to blogging so this award means a lot :D

  15. Your welcome girl! :)
    Love your blog!