Tuesday, July 5, 2011


Hope everyone had a fun-filled 4th of JULY!!!!

WOW... can you believe the year is almost gone??!!! Funny how time flies when you are having fun!!!! My Independence Day was GR8 by taking out the XTRA time to thank all of the troops that I know for their support & dedication!!!!  ~The BEST part about this holiday is of course the fireworks & the food but most of all… time spent with family and friends is PRICELE$$

Sibling Love...

Special thanks to Stylish bloggers Katie Mac of TheMacStyles & Sonya of The Art of SAT for awarding me with A Lovely Blog Award!!!! YESSSS… I got 2-N-1 Wooo hooo… I am sooo EXCITED to get my 1st Grammy!!!! Well, NOT actually a Grammy but it sure as HECK feel like it when you read someone blog and see that they took out the time to reward you with: A Lovely Blog Award!!!!! Xoxo to both of you ladies... I absolutely love my blog community and appreciate all the love & support back.

Random Things about Me
Since I was awarded TWICE I'm going to share double random things about me.
~Be mindful that you are reading this at your own RISK & I hope you will be back to visit my blog after these random ramblings… lol

1.    A lot of folks think I’m an only child… SURPRISE!!!! I have a brother that’s 7 yrs. older than me & his name is Michael (pictured w/ me above)

2.    My Mom is my bestfriend; I literally tell her EVERYTHING and don’t have to worry about her judging me.

3.    Believe it OR Not but I use to live in a haunted house and I have had encounters with GHOST!

4.    I had a speech impediment growing up & had to take speech classes throughout grade school

5.    I still cut pictures out of magazines and strap book them & post some on my closet wall

6.    I have NEVER traveled to Hawaii or Paris but plan to make those trips before leaving PLANET EARTH!

7.    I’m a JUNK FOOD JUNKIE!!!! *I love a Sugar RUSH*

8.    I have more coupons than I do shoes & accessories… I am a Coupon Queen!

9.    I go for the CLEARANCE Racks 1st when shopping!

10.  I almost drown when I was 13 yrs old and til’ this day I STILL don’t know how to swim

11.  I’m considered the designated driver because I don’t drink alcoholic beverages at ALL!!!!

12.  Reality TV is one of my guilty pleasures

13.  I am addicted to the color P!NK & animal print (mainly LEOPARD)

14.  I use to be addicted to Facebooking then I started blogging!!!! @_@

I would like to pass on the recognition to the following stylish bloggers:

Be sure to check out their blogs and Have a SUPA STYLISH SHORT Week!

The rules:* link back to the person who passed you the award
                * share 7 random things about yourself
                * award 15 blogs (I did less than bcuz mostly all my bloggers have been rewarded)
                *drop a note to tell them about it

Tip for today: Do something nice for somebody just because...


  1. If you received this blog post twice pls forgive me... my PC has a mind of it's own sometimes!!!! :D

  2. You are welcome!
    OK!!!!! I know what you mean by that Grammy Award feeling; me too :)!

    Ditto on #'s 7, Definitely 9, and 12.

  3. The nice thing about these awards we get to learn more about each other. My mom is my best friend too and I also check out the clearance racks first too. Do you watch that show Extreme Couponing? Where folks get 100 dollars worth of groceries for 3 dollars….LOL

  4. Congratulations on your award..you so deserve it girl! What a cute ole school picture of you and your brother! I can't believe that you almost drowned!! That is really scary! Thank you for your sweet comment. Go back to my current post...I added some more pics....Kiah

  5. This was fun to read!!! I love this award it's like getting an Oscar again and you get to share more about you! I almost drowned to(twice) it's really scary...

  6. Congrats on your award Diva! Loved reading your "Random Things". Thanks for sharing!!

    BTW....Thanks for ALL your beautiful comments...You Killin'Emmmm....I Love It!


  7. Congratulations on your award and thank you for mine. I'm new to this blogging thing so I'm still trying to figure out exactly how to execute all of the lovely blog award rules...will do so soon though!


  8. Congrats on your awards. You deserve them. Check out my blog because I gave you an AWARD too!!! Keep postin cuz I love your blog :)

    lots of blog love xoxoxo

  9. Thanks for ALL the lovely comments ladies...
    @Kiah, I just went back and viewed the updated pics!!!! I absolutely LOVE IT!!!!
    @RFR, WOW!!!!! Thank you soooo much... I'm speechless!!!! :))

  10. congrats!!! thanks for mentioning my blog in your awards! ohh I've never done this before so let me read the instructions again:)


  11. Congratulations on your award!!! That's different, a haunted house?!! How was that? I go to the clearance racks first too, and Hello, Im Trice, and I am a reality tv junkie too! LOL!

  12. "I still cut pictures out of magazines and strap book them & post some on my closet wall"...that's an excellent idea. i often dogear pages and then never go back...

  13. @Lisa, Can't wait to get to know more about you!!! U derserve it!

    @Trice, *waving* girrrl... it would take me hours to tell you all about that! I have sooo many GHOST stories! *like 4 REAL 4 REAL* I'm glad to have you as apart of my BLOG FAMILY!!!! I look forward to blogging with ya!

  14. @Lisa, *deserve* lol

    @simplychic, I use to tag my mags with post-it notes then it got out of control so to better manage and keep up with recycling I just strap book the pages I want to keep! :))

  15. Congrats on you award! It is crazy how fast time is flying by! Sheesh, I swear I just celebrated New Year's Eve! I like your facts about yourself, I can relate to some of them! Especially reality tv being a guilty pleasure. I also don't know how to swim. That's a cute picture of you and your brother.

    The haunted house story! You need to blog about that in more detail! Sounds scary!

    Live Life in Style