Friday, May 14, 2010

I would like to thank the academy...

I got two blog awards today. The Queen Bug over at The Dysfunction of Motherhood gave me the Sunshine Award and Bonnie from The "Sometimes Single" Mom gave me the Super Comments Award, so I would like to thank them. I love both of their blogs, and they're both really sweet women!



The Queen Bug from The Dysfunction of Motherhood gave me this Sunshine Award! I would like to thank her for giving it to me, and I would also like to let everyone know that she runs a great blog and that they should check it out!

Here is the list of bloggers who I will be passing the award onto.

1.) Mama Hen over at Mama's Little Chick! She runs a great blog, and she's a total doll! Such a sweet girl and I'm glad I got the change to talk with her through my blog. She writes about her life a the Mommy to one seriously cute little girl aka Little Chick.

2.) Jenny who runs the I'm a Full Time Mummy blog! Jenny is from Malaysia and she writes about her life with her Husband and her adorable baby boy! I love to read her blog to get a glimpse at what life is like for a SAHM in Malaysia. She always has something interesting to say!

3.) Gucci Mama at Mama Still Wears Gucci! She's always got something witty to say and I love her blog! It's so much fun to read , and I love her weekly D-Bag feature. (;

4.) Truthful Mommy who writes The TRUTH about Motherhood! I really enjoy reading her blog, she's honest, witty, funny and as I recently learned loves Audrey Hepburn and Tiffany's...the girl's got good taste, so what's not to like?

5.) Shawna who writes a blog called My Girls! She writes about her life and her three little girls with plenty of photos and videos of them. She also has music on her blog. Under the title of her blog she writes "Making me crazy and Keeping me sane" about her daughters, you can only understand how that contradiction could be true if you are a Mommy. So head on over and show her blog some love!

6.) Frenchy who writes Le Chateau Des Fleurs! She is super crafty, she makes the cutest things and she will show you how to make them too. She is French born but now lives in America. If you visit her blog I suggest you check out the amazing Fairy birthday party that she did for her little girl, the Fairy Log Cake is too adorable for words!

7.) Jana from Boobies Babies & a Blog! I've known Jana since I got preggy with my oldest, she's an amazing woman, a great mother and an exceptional blogger. Always witty and full of sass she has a blog that is a pleasure to read and a personality that people just gravitate toward and she's one of the women that I admire the most! Oh, and did I mention that Miss J is a smokin' hottie? Well she is, so be sure to check out her blog!

8.) It's me, Melbie! An amazing blog written by an awesome woman! She has some amazing reviews and giveaways featured and I really enjoy reading and poking around her blog! Everyone who like getting free stuff should check her out!

9.) Dee from Bella so Savvy! I have been following her for a few days now, and her blog is awesome! She's got some really great giveaways and some very interesting FYI articles as well, trust me you will totally want to check this blog out!





I would like to thank Bonnie at The "Sometimes Single" Mom again for giving me this award. You should check out her blog if you get a chance!

When you get this award then you also get ten questions to answer, so here are the ten questions that Bonnie asked me and my answers!

1. Why do you blog?

This is a really good question. I blog for quite a few reasons. I blog because I enjoy writing and because I enjoy hearing what people have to say about what I write. I blog because I love my kids and that means I love to talk about them and post photos of them. I like hearing what other Mommies have to say about questions that I may have about my boys or something having to do with them. I blog because I like the sense of community, feeling connected to other Mommies out there. I also blog because I like to try new products, and doing reviews and giveaways on my blog allows me to try new products more often. I want to be able to allow my readers to try new products as well, which is why I am going to be offering giveaways on my blog. I like the idea of letting people know about a product or service, and I like being able to give my opinion on it.

2. What is your favorite restaurant?

This is a tough one for me. I live in a very small town, so we don't have a lot around here. My favorite that we have around this area though would probably be Garfields. They have the absolute best cheese fries and they are to die for! They also have really good steak and baked potatoes. Since I have changed my diet and no longer eat that kind of food I would have to say Ruby Tuesday. They have amazing salads there, and they offer very yummie options that fit in well with my diet, and I am addicted to their mashed cauliflower.

3. How long have you known your best friend?

I have a couple different best friends. The one I have known the longest lives on the other side of the country now because her husband is in the service. I have known her since I was in the sixth grade. I met her the first day I moved here and started at that school. We both looked at each other and out of nowhere we said "Hey, I like Michael Jackson" at the exact same time, if that random statement doesn't tell you that our friendship was meant to be then I don't know what would! Keep in mind that I am only 24 years old, so when I was in sixth grade it wasn't exactly considered cool to listen to Michael Jackson, nor was he all that popular then.
My other Bestie I have known since I was in ninth grade, though she didn't become my best friend until my eleventh grade year! She has been there for me through everything and then some, she is an amazing person.
Then there is the best friend who I've known since sixth grade as well, but back then I knew him as my friends annoying little brother. He's fabulous!

4. If there is one place in the world you could travel to if money was no object, where would you go?

Romania! I would also love to go to Greece, England and France!

5. Have you ever been outside of the United States? If you have, where have you been?

No I haven't. I have a sister that lives in California. We almost went to Mexico while visiting her one year, but we decided not to go. I really wish that we had though.

6. What did you want to be as a child growing up?

I wanted to be a lawyer/singer when I was a little girl. Then, as you all have already read about here, I decided I wanted to be a Playboy model when I was 7 after finding a mag that my brother had stashed.

7. What is your biggest accomplishment so far in life?

Being a good mother and having my children, hands down. When I got pregnant with my first son I changed my life completely. I am a better person because of them. I am the woman I am today because I had them, and changing my life completely for them was the best thing I could have ever accomplished!

8. Have you heard about the Ethan Stacy case? What are your thoughts on it?

I have. I think it's so tragic, and I can not understand how anyone could do that to a four year old boy. I think that those people are sick, and that woman is NOT a mother, because a mother will protect her children at all costs and she didn't even say anything to him. The step-father beat that baby for days, DAYS. That's a disgusting action, and I am just sick over this. People are crazy. Anyone that could literally beat the life out of an innocent four year old baby boy isn't even a human being, he's a monster. Any woman that could just sit idly by and let him without even one word of protest is worse than that, because she was supposed to love and protect him and she did not do that. I think that jail is too good for people like these. That poor baby. )=

9. Who do you admire?

I admire my Mommy. She was an amazing Mama and a wonderful woman. She did everything or our whole family. I love her so much and miss her daily. I am sorry that she will never get to know my Baby Loves, she would have been an amazing Nana! She was such a strong woman!

10. What is your favorite television show?

I love Dexter, True Blood, The Tudors, Gossip Girl and The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Those are my favorites! I also like a ton of Reality Shows!

Now, I have to make up ten questions for the bloggers that I pass this on to to answer!

1.) Why do you blog?
2.) What are your three best memories?
3.) If you had to change your real name, what would you change it to?
4.) What are 5 things you can't live without?
5.) What are the 4 best books you have ever read?
6.) Tell me something unique & interesting about yourself?
7.) What do you love about yourself?
8.) What is the best movie ever made?
9.) If you have a Freaky Friday experience who would you want to trade places with and why?
10.) What's the best part about being a woman?

The wonderful bloggers and great comment givers that I have chosen to give this award to are:

Mama Hen over at Mama's Little Chick! She runs a great blog, and she's a total doll! Such a sweet girl and I'm glad I got the change to talk with her through my blog. She writes about her life a the Mommy to one seriously cute little girl aka Little Chick.


Jana from Boobies Babies & a Blog! I've known Jana since I got preggy with my oldest, she's an amazing woman, a great mother and an exceptional blogger. Always witty and full of sass she has a blog that is a pleasure to read and a personality that people just gravitate toward and she's one of the women that I admire the most! Oh, and did I mention that Miss J is a smokin' hottie? Well she is, so be sure to check out her blog!

Gucci Mama at Mama Still Wears Gucci! She's always got something witty to say and I love her blog! It's so much fun to read , and I love her weekly D-Bag feature. (;

Shawna who writes a blog called My Girls! She writes about her life and her three little girls with plenty of photos and videos of them. She also has music on her blog. Under the title of her blog she writes "Making me crazy and Keeping me sane" about her daughters, you can only understand how that contradiction could be true if you are a Mommy. So head on over and show her blog some love!

9 comments:

Gucci Mama said...

Thank you! I've got a few waiting in the wings so I'll do an awards post soon! You rock; thanks for thinking of me. ;)

~J said...

AWWWW! Thank you so much!!! You're the bestest! I have a couple awards waiting to go up too..so these will be front & center! Smooches!

Mama Hen said...

Congrats on your two blog awards today! You deserve it!!

Mama Hen

Le Chateau des fleurs said...

YOU are so darn sweet! Thank you! I am so glad you like my blog :)
Love your too :)
XOXO
Frenchy

Shawna said...

Oh, awesome! I've never gotten an award before (online, anyway). I am so honored, and I will not let you down. I will carry the torch with pride.

I'm a full-time mummy said...

Thank you for the award! :)

Veronica Lee said...

Congrats on the awards!

Hi! Stopping by from MBC. Love your blog.

Have a nice day!

Mama Hen said...

Ashlee you are the BEST for thinking about me with two awards!! You know I have become a big fan of your blog also! Thanks you!!!!!

Mama Hen

Mama Hen said...

Oh great! A typo above!! Thank you!

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