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Stylish Blogger Award

The Stylish Blogger Award Rules
1. Thank and link back to the person who awarded you this award.
2. Share 7 things about yourself.
3. Award 15 recently discovered great bloggers.
4. Contact these bloggers and tell them about the award!

I was tagged by two awesome ladies for this award. EDIT: HUGE thankies to KattVeronicaColorfulbottle

7 Things About Me:
  1. I am currently awaiting my acceptance letter for school. I think I finally found something I really want to do! I will share more later as I really do not want to jinx that acceptance letter!
  2. I read. A. Lot. I actually keep track of the books I read.. I am hoping to actually get to 50+ books this year.. I only made it to 42 last year! I blame surgery getting in the way.. I enjoy excuses!
  3. I have a fondness for exclamation marks.
  4. I despise onions. I will actually sit and pick them out of my meal.. Even if they are tiny. Yet, I will eat an onion ring or two.. And that is all onion basically. I am strange.
  5. I have lost a lot of weight within the last 5 months. I don't notice it a lot.. Then you try on something that is sizes and sizes smaller and I have to choke back a sob. It isn't so much the amount, it is just the changes in everything. I am strongly in like with myself.
  6. I might have one of the strangest travel ipod mixes around.. It goes from The Talking Heads to The Roots.. Extremely slow/sad tunes to uptempo techno'y songs.. And I enjoy every minute of it!!
  7. I personally believe I have one of the most functionally 'dysfunctional' families ever.. I would never trade a moment I have shared with them.. Even the terrible times, as they helped to shape our closeness. Also, the friends that I have kept for many years.. They are my family as well.

I am awarding the following blogs:

Here is where I am bad with awards.. I never know exactly who I should tag.. I mean, what if I tag 15 people and someone else is like 'she is such a magoon.. why wouldn't she toss me the award?' - I would feel horrible! And I really do not enjoy that feeling. SO! Here is my proposal.. If you haven't been awarded this award and you want it.. Take it from me as an award.. Because honestly, anyone that follows me (I follow back!) - then you're obviously rad and I enjoy your blog!!
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