Friday, January 23, 2009

Congrats and Honors

I want to send out a big congratulations to my friend Carrie from Buzzings of a Queen Bee on the birth of her new baby, Henry. Pop on over to her blog to see pictures of the sweet little guy. He was born right around midnight last night. I'm so very excited for her!

And speaking of babies, have you heard to pray for Harper? Head on over to Kelly's Korner if you have not yet heard about this sweet family and their darling daughter. She truly needs our prayers as she was born just a week ago and is in the NICU. Read all about her story. Kelly gives updates daily. God really is moving, but they need all the prayers they can get.

Also, I've been seeing buttons around blogland for another baby named Brecken (I think??) who seems to be in a bad way. I'm not sure his story but there is a button on Kelly's blog.

I would like to give a big shout out to Tracey at At Home On the Ridge on her third wedding anniversary. She and her hubby have a great story of true love. Congrats Tracey!

And also to Jessica at The Pelkeys on her first wedding anniversary. Happy Anniversary!

And lastly, I recently recieved a few awards. I was so honored and touched! I just have to share.

The first was from my friend Ashley at Domestic Fashionista. I could go on and on about this chick. She just plain rocks. That's all there is to say.
This "Friends" blog goes like this...


"These blogs are exceedingly charming. These kind bloggers aim to find and be friends. They 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 their award."

I am nominating:
My Mom at Neat and Tidy. She truly embodies this award. She's so great!

The second award comes from Holly. She's got such a sweet spirit. I'm so glad that I found her blog. She's genuine and sweet. Thank you so much Holly. It means so much to me.


What this award is about...


Bloggers who show great attitude and gratitude.


What you have to do...


Upon receiving The Lemonade Award, you also pass it on to other bloggers who you think show great attitude and gratitude. Here are the rules:

1. Put the logo on your blog or post.

2. Nominate at least 10 blogs which show great Attitude and/or Gratitude!

3. Link to your nominees within your post.

4. Let them know that they have received this award by commenting on their blog.

5. Share the love and link to this post and to the person from whom you received your award.

My Bloggie Nominations:
1. Mary at Neat and Tidy
2. Tracey at At Home on the Ridge
3. Genevive at Spit Happens
4. Carrie at Buzzings of a Queen Bee
5. Mandy and The Doolittle Family
6. Mandi and Mandi Shandi's
7. Mandi at Imperfectly Beautiful
8. Nicole at Our Cozy Nest
9. Stephanie at Once Upon a Wissler
10. Jenn at Our Blessed Home

9 comments:

Stephanie said...

I am honored to be on your list!!
You seem to have a lot of wonderful things happening all around you right now. Hopefully life keeps giving you the good stuff.
Congrats on your awards - you deserve them!

The Thompson's said...

Congrats on the awards! I just love getting them!!

I tried to follow your blog like three different times but it kept saying there was an error. Just thought you might want to know. I will try again,

Love and Prayers,

Tim

Lorie said...

Congrats on you bloggy awards! Of to check say Congrats to the Queen Bee!

bec4 said...

Congrats on the awards! You passed them on to some great blogs that I haven't seen before. Have a great weekend!

Tracey said...

Mandi, thank you so much for the Lemonade Award.. your sooo sweet. I love reading your blog and am so glad that there is a connection is the blog world that we can take part in.. congrats on your awards.. you deserve them !! Blessings to you this weekend.. Tracey

Mandi said...

Hey Girl! I was just checking up on you to see if you got your internet dilemma under control, and imagine my surprise when I saw that you gave me the Lemonade Award. You are the such a sweet person and I treasure the bond we have made via the "blogosphere"! I am just so honored that you think enough of me to read my blog, much less give me an award. Thanks again and hope you have a great weekend.

Shannon said...

Congrats on your awards!

Baby Brayden is in the NICU too (born a few days before Harper). I have been praying for them both.

Genevieve said...

Thanks so much darlin!!! :)

Jessica said...

Congratulations on the awards! You deserve every one of them!

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