Sunday, July 20, 2008

The Smile Award!!!

I received The Smile Award by the wonderful Tam @ MommaSong! ( a few weeks ago!!) I am very honored by this smile award, because that is what I try to do all the happy and smile!! No not always, but why stress over the small stuff!

Here is what Tam had to say...

"Next I want to pick Steph from SHE loves her SON! She is up beat! SHE IS down to earth and real! Another blog I stalk often! Something about her blog Just the TWO of says it ALL! The love for her life and son I was instantly drawn to her blog!"

How sweet is she?!?!? Thanks so much Tam...I really appreciate it! Her blog is great! Her love for books, honey (haha), her husband, and family is amazing!

This award was created by a very talented and inspiring young lady in the Blog World!
She restores my faith in this Generation!
These are the rules:

1. The recipient must link back the the awards creator (
2. You must post these rules if you receive the award.
3. You must chose 5 people to receive the award after receiving it yourself
4. You must fit the characteristics of the recipient of the award, as posted by Mere.
5. You must post the characteristics of a recipient.
6. You must create a post sharing your win with others.
7. You must thank your giver.

Characteristics for the Smile Award:
1. Must display a cheerful attitude. (not necessarily at all times--we are all human)
2. Must love one another
3. Must make mistakes
4. Must learn from others
5. Must be a positive contributor to blog world
6. Must love life
7. Must love kids

NOW I have to pick five bloggy Friends to bestow the Smile award on!

1.Amy at the Brat Pack- She has been one of my daily reads for some time now! She makes me smile for sure! Her ways!! She loves her brats (most of the time!) lol She has 4 beautiful girls and is always up to something with one of them (pyromania, hiding bear identities, extreme parenting, picture buttons!!) You deserve this award girl just for being you!!!

2.Indy at Not talking About It, I'm just saying- Another long time read of mine! She just has a way of blogging that I totally relate to!! Thanks for always being so real!! She has 2 adorable boys as well!!

3.Kendra at A Superhero, Princess & a Monkey- One of my newer reads, but one that I am so happy I found!! She is just great! :) She takes amazing pictures (it helps her kids are so cute!!) She always seems so up beat! Thanks for giving me another great read Kendra!!

4.Kristen at Loving Our Simple Life- Can we say this woman loves her family and children?!?! Um..YES! She also takes beautiful pictures all the time! Always positive and happy! I thought of you as soon as I got this award!!

5.Rachel at Clumsy Me, Oddity-She was one of the first blogs I was reading! OK, she doesnt have her own kids yet, (well, Vito!!) but she is SO IN LOVE with her neice!!! (stephs daughter!) She also always has the most random funny things happen around her or to her!! Definitely always finds the happiness in life!

Well girls, I hope you like this award as much as I do!! Thanks again Tam!!!


Kristen said...

YOU totally just made me smile!!

Seriously, Stephanie, I think you are THE BEST!!

Thank you thank you thank you!

You just started my week off awesome.

And seriously girl, Tam was right, you are wonderful!!

Krystyn said...

Congrats, Steph!

And, congrats to all the winners!

(And the only reason I left you off my list is because I saw you already got it!)

Stephanie said...

Congrats girly!! That's some pretty bling and you totally deserve it! Congrats to all the winners as well - some of my favorites!

Tam said...

YOU Rock! You deserve it (and not just because you are a scrapbooker like ME) heheh...don't you love my sense of humor! LOL

Happy Happy MONDAY!

Tam said...

OO btw....the recipes will all be full of fat...i ditched all the diet ones...LOL LOL LOL I am a freak but a scrapbooking freak!

Amy said...

How sweet are you!! Thanks so much for the award and the kind words! I think you are pretty great too!

Shamelessly Sassy said...

Congratulations on receiving the award!! Hope your week goes well.

Tam said...

LOL LOL you totally Got ME! I can laugh about it today...not so much yesterday!!!! LOL LOL

lovelylalo said...

Congrats! Awards are just so fun!

Indy said...

Thank you so much! I promise to get to this really soon. I am new to this all. I won't forget, I promise. Thank you!!!!