Monday, January 18, 2010

Passing It Along

Christmas lasted a little longer at our house this year. Yesterday AD, his mother and I traveled to OKC and shared one last celebration with Son and his family. Daughter and her family were also there to celebrate.

I'm still busy going through the photos I took and plan to share some later this week.

In the meantime, I was surprised and humbled by Deborah over at The Fairfield House this morning. She recognized my blog and me by sending The Lemonade Stand award. It's awarded for being a blogger who shows great attitude and gratitude.

If you haven't visited Deborah's blog you should pop on over. I think you'll find you enjoy it every bit as much as I do.

The rules for accepting this award are:

- Put the Lemonade logo on your blog or within your post.
- Nominate 10 blogs with great attitude or gratitude.
- Link the nominees within your post.
- Let the nominees know they have received this award by commenting on their blog.
- Share the love and link to the person from whom you received this award.

I am excited to accept the award from Deborah and will pass it along to some of my fellow bloggers.

I do recognize and understand that some bloggers prefer to have an award free blog. In picking my nominees I did check each one to determine if that is what they preferred. So if your blog is listed below and I somehow missed the fact that it is an award free blog, please accept my apologies for overlooking the designation.

The blogs I would like to recognize are (in alphabetical order):

Butts & Ashes - Marla has received this award before but I just had to recognize her again for inspiring blog and the work she does.

Chilie Cats - Cathryn crafts beautiful beaded jewelry. She and her husband have a special love for less fortunate felines.

He gave me a dream - I was truly blessed when I found Deb's blog. Her posts are so incredibly inspirational and I treasure each one.

Mickey and Me - I would love to be Melinda's next door neighbor in real life. I know we would be best of friends. We have a lot in common and share a love of grandchildren and animals. I'm blessed to have her as a blogging buddy.

Pickles on Pizza - Angela is a crafter with incredible talent. I'm always inspired when she shares something new that she has created.

Seasons of My Mind - This is another blog that has previously received the Lemonade Stand Award but deserves to be recognized again. Parsley is a wonderful Christian mother who, just like the rest of us, isn't perfect but is striving to do God's will.

Deborah, Thank you so much for recognizing my blog!


  1. You are such a sweet blogging friend! Thank you! Yes, we should make lemonade out of life's lemons and I'm determined to let God stir in the sugar.

    Hugs and much love in Christ.

  2. Wow! I don't know what to say! I've been torn between excitement for winning this award--my first--and wiping tears from my eyes for this wonderful humbling experience.

    Thank you! Thank you!

    I had to give each of the cats (those who would let me) a hug!

  3. Aw! Thank you so much for the kind words!!...and the Lemonade Stand!!

  4. I appreciate you so much for including me in this list.

    Your kind words encourage me more than you realize.

    Thank you bunches!

    Sweet dreams.

  5. Congrats on your award and to all of the new recipients. I already read a couple of the ones you chose....I'll have to check out the others. :)

  6. How could I not recognize your blog? You are such an inspiration - from your beautiful photography to your daily accounts of Oklahoma life. Thank you for being here each morning as I sip my coffee.

    Also, I wanted to note, perhaps you could pass this on, I have read some of your readers blogs and wanted to leave a comment but was unable because they only allow google accounts. They might want to consider opening that up for other types of accounts such as word press.

    - Deborah