Sunshine Blogger Award

Thank you very much for nominating me for this award! I love doing these! Be sure to check out Beth’s blog she has several different niches so you will find something you like I am sure!

The rules of the Sunshine Blogger Award are as follows:

•Thank the person who nominated you and links back to their site.

•Answer the 11 questions asked by your nominator.

•Nominate at least 11 more bloggers for the award and write 11 new, creative questions for your nominees to answer.

•Notify your nominees via social media or by commenting on their blog.

•List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo on your site or in your post.

My questions:

1. What is your favorite genre to read and write? I like to read romance, erotic literature, crime, chick lit and mystery. Writing wise I need to explore and write more and figure that out. I want to try and write something different each month like a short story and then invite other bloggers to add to the story.

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2. Is there anything in your past you would change? NOTHING! Yes, I think oh if I could I would change this, but once I really think about that no I would not because my past is how I am made. I am stronger because of my past.

3.What is your biggest accomplishment? My biggest accomplishment so far is raising my child single, going to school and working all at the same time. Finished school and continued to raise my son. I got pregnant at 19 and he is now 13 and has turned out great! He is in all advance classes and gets good grades, he is respectful and honest. Hopefully that does not change throughout his teenage years. I am sure we will have our ups and down during those years, but I am much more stable and married now and we can work together as a team.

4. What is your biggest fear? Dying before I can see more of the world.

5.Do you have any furbabies? (if you do, what breeds) YES! I have a cat and a dog. Cat is yellow tab and dog is Japanese chin toy Chihuahua mix.

6. If you could live anywhere, where would you live? Hawaii.

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7. Do you prefer vacationing at the beach or in the mountains? BEACH!

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8. Are you more urban, suburban or rural? Rural, I think.

9. What would your dream profession be? Blogging. Traveling.

10. What are your feelings on the oxford comma? Punctuation is not my thing. I don’t care about it.

11. If you only had 1 day left to live, what would you do? What would your last meal be? I would be with my family at the beach and I would eat steak!

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My Questions for nominees:

1. If you could live anywhere in the world where and why

.2. What does a day in the life of you look like?

3. If you could be an animal for the day what would you be and why?

4. Do you have any hidden talents?

5. What is a long term goal you want to achieve?

6. If you could be a celebrity what kind would you be?

7. What are some of your favorite podcast and/or TV series?

8. What is your favorite season?

9. Where is your next vacation?

10. What’s your dream job?

11. If you could be amazing at one sport what would it be?

Thank you so much for reading!

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The Blogger Recognition Award

I have been nominated for The Blogger Recognition Award! It is a blogger supporting blogger’s award. This means so much to me that other blogger’s are recognizing my work and the work of other bloggers! I am so humbled and awed.



I was nominated by Melissa with Disabled Disney make sure you check out her blogger! Thank you so much for nominating me. Blogging has become such a lifeline for me!

Disabled Disney is a family blog and vlog. They know everything about traveling while being disabled and they will tell you their tips!

My favorite quote is on there About the Blog and it says: “Life is not over just because you do things differently then able bodied people.”

How I started my Blog:

When I first started my blog it was because I was in direct sales and it was to help me with getting sales.

Now I write for practice and because I like to. I enjoy connecting with others so at times I will do guest blog series. I write book reviews, about family outings, and series.

My advice to new bloggers is:

  • Blogging is not always easy. You have to promote yourself! Stick with it even when you think you don’t want to any more.
  • Be YOU! Always, no matter what be you! You are your own person! Some people will tell you that if you are going to blog you should only have a blog for books or travel and so on, but I believe that you can write about whatever you want. I write about travel, I write series, I write about what my family is doing, I write book reviews. Basically I do what I want with my blog and I believe that you should too.


The Rules of the Blogger Recognition Award:

Thank the nominator, and publish a post on your blog about receiving the Blogger Recognition Award.

Make sure to provide a link to the nominator’s blog in your post.

Give a brief story of how your blog started.

Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers. Nominate 10-15 other bloggers for this award, and inform them of their nomination.

I nominate:

1. TJ Fox

2.  Jackie

3. Alexa

4.  Bri

5. Em

6. Leslie

7.  Ashli

8.  Jess

9. Anna

10. Emily

Make sure you check out all of these great bloggers by clicking on their names! Leave a comment.

Mystery Blogger Award


I am so honored and thankful that Beth nominated me! Be sure to check out her blog! Finding the Road to Simple is the name of her blog and you will not be disappointed she is AMAZING! I have enjoyed getting to know Beth through blogs and social media! She makes me feel like I have a friend that I have never met, but if we did we would talk non-stop!

The “Mystery Blogger Award” is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging; and they do it with so much love and passion.
– Okoto Enigma, creator

RULES from Okoto’s site:

  1. Put the award logo/image on your blog

  2. List the rules.

  3. Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog.

  4. Mention the creator of the award and provide a link as well

  5. Tell your readers 3 things about yourself

  6. You have to nominate 10 – 20 people

  7. Notify your nominees by commenting on their blog

  8. Ask your nominees any 5 questions of your choice; with one weird or funny question (specify)

  9. Share a link to your best post(s)

Three things about me:

  1. I was only 2lb and 5oz as a baby. I had to stay in the hospital over a month before I was able to go home with my mom and dad.
  2. I am afraid of snakes and spiders, but I want to swim with the sharks… maybe.
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  3. My favorite soda is Dr. Pepper!

Questions from Beth:

  1. Why do you enjoy blogging? I enjoy thinking outside of the box and doing something for me and only me. I did this blog just to get thoughts off of my chest sometimes and I have thought about writing  a book. I figured if I want to write a book I should practice writing on a blog and go from there.
  2. What is your favorite way to spend a lazy weekend? One of my favorite things to do is binge watch TV series either on Netflix or hulu. I have watched a lot. I wonder if people would be interested in TV show reviews… hmm. Might post some and see if I get any interaction.
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  3. What is the craziest thing you’ve done? Skip school when I was a teenager? Walked out of a job? umm I am not sure if I have done anything crazy crazy, but I can be crazy sometimes!
  4. Can you keep a secret? Yes, but I will most likely end up telling my husband. I can barley keep presents a secret from him.

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  5. What movie could you watch over and over again? Twilight movies.

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I think my best post is:

My nominations are:






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My questions for nominations:

  1. If you could be an animal for a day what would you be and why?
  2. What keeps you motivated?
  3. What kind of hobbies/actives do you enjoy the most?
  4. If you could move anywhere in the world where would you move to and why?
  5. What is your favorite App you use and what is your most used App?

Thank you for reading and enjoying!


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Versatile Blogger Award



You guys! I am so excited! I was nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award by Beth! Please be sure to check out her blog here. I have never been nominated for an award until this one and I am super stoked! So, Beth, THANK YOU!

The rules of the Versatile Blogger Award are as follows:

  1. If you are nominated, Congratulations you have been awarded the Versatile blogger award!
  2. Thank the person who gave you the award and include a link to their blog.
  3. Select 10 -15 blogs/bloggers that you’ve recently discovered or follow regularly.
  4. Nominate those bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award.
  5. Tell the person who nominated you 7 things about yourself.

You can read all about the Versatile Blogger Award here.

Be sure to check out what their facts are too! I feel like everyone is so different! The person that nominated me lives in an RV! I think that is so neat and enjoy reading her blogs!

7 Facts about me:

1.) I am obsessed with listening to podcast! It can be about anything, but mostly crimes/murderer are my go to! If you are looking for ones to listen to please check out my I Love Murder and Every Day

2.) I enjoy watching tons of TV, Netflix, Hulu any kind of series! Currently watching Gossip Girl.

3.) I love all animals, but Ocean life is my jam!

4,) My husband and I watch almost every St. Louis Blues game!

5.) STEAK is my all time favorite food!

6.) I had a dream when I was 7 that I would get married on the beach and my dream came true!

7. I used to swim in when I was younger and I want to start doing that again when it gets warmer.

My nominations are:

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