Friday, September 16, 2011

Awarded Muchly

Hi, everyone!

Today, I'm doing a factoid blog post in honor of my little ol' blog receiving 2 blog awards! Woottttt lol. Carrie Butler (who has an awesome blog with artsy blog button giveaways and the occasional vlog-like thing) was sweet enough to give me The Irresistibly Sweet Blog Award, and Carrie AND Lady Gwen (who is awesome and a runner and has a great blog) gave me the Versatile Blogger Award this week. Color me happy and flattered and awed and stoked, all at the same time lol.

Check them out in all of their awardy glory:







Now, both of them require me to list some fun facts about myself, so I'm going to do as Carrie did and give 10 facts for all instead :)

1. I feel antsy if I don't read a book in a given period. It's like a necessary vacay for me :)

2. When I was in high school, I wore a ring on each thumb, and I would worry them constantly. When I finally decided to take them off, I felt like I didn't have my blankie anymore :)

3. I have had stitches twice in my life, one for my bottom lip and one for when I was little and almost chopped the edge of my finger off when a porch swing pinned it against a ledge. Heebies, I know, I have them too lol

4. I played the clarinet for most of my life, but I haven't played it since high school. (P.S. it was the bass clarinet in my late high school years).

5. I want to learn how to play the acoustic guitar. And I want to doodle one like Maggie Stiefvater did here. Gorgeous.

6. I'm a "have a few really good friends than a lot of acquaintances" person for the most part.

7. I like painting my fingers dark colors when I'm feeling antsy or dramatic. 

8. I have SO many goals that I can't commit to just one. I'm a serial anti-monogamist when it comes to dreaming.

9. I make up weird dances when I'm running on too little sleep. And I name them.

10. I hate negativity or drama, unless I'm watching it on TV. 

Mmk, that was fun. lol. I hope I didn't bore anyone. Now I'm supposed to pass it on to several other awesome people, but I want to do something different with these awards. I see a lot of blogs on a regular basis. A LOT, and it's always hard to tell who has already gotten what award and whether or not the person even wants to receive these things, so I want to change it up. 

I have such awesome followers that I want to give these awards to any of my followers that really want them. I would love to see y'all's fun facts when I stop by, so if you feel so inclined, take these awards and brandish them proudly on your page. Think of it as my follower appreciation gesture :)
Now to leave you with a song to write by, "All That We Needed" by the Plain White T's. It's an upbeat Friday song, which is just we needed. Ha. I couldn't help it. 



HUGE reminder: If you haven't already, please stop by Misty's Book Rat blog to enter in for a chance of winning my book Glittering Ashes. And as a favor, if you could mention the giveaway on your blog, I would <3 you something crazy. I really want to get the word out about my book, and I can't do it without all of y'all's help. Thank you, muchly. 




28 comments:

  1. I've noticed it's the award season around Blogosphere again :) Time to take out our tuxedos and gowns :)
    Congrats on the awards!

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  2. Great facts, Kelley! And I love the way Maggie Stiefvater doodled that guitar - isn't it awesome?

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  3. DEZMOND: I knooow, right?

    Sangu: I'm completely enamored with it. Sigh

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  4. Congrats on the awards. Ooh, that finger incident sounds painful! Heading over to Misty's.

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  5. Congratulations on your awards. I hope you never stop making up weird dances and naming them. That one's great!

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  6. You are so not boring! That's awesome that you played the clarinet, and I would totally love to learn guitar too. I tried once, but my fingers where too sore to type, lol!

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  7. Congratulations on all the awards! And I played clarinet, too. Clarinet player high five! :)

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  8. These are really fun facts. I like that you name your dances. That makes them official. :)

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  9. i love the peppy energy of your blog:)
    and i love this line: anti-monogamist when it comes to dreaming.
    congratulations on your awards!

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  10. Congrats on the awards! I love that Maggie Steifvater guitar--makes me want to play guitar, too!

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  11. Congrats on the awards! Yay! I'd like to see some of your strange dances. :)

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  12. Congratulations on your awards! I had a thumb ring I use to worry all the time too. I called it my Fiddle Ring. Now I fiddle with my wedding ring!

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  13. Congrats on the award! I found out new things about you. You should continue playing clarinate. And you could record some of those dances and put them on the blog. :)

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  14. You must be awesome, Kelly, winning all those awards! Congrats! We have #6 in common. I have life-time friends but few acquaintances. Congrats on your book, too:)

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  15. Congrats again, and thanks for the shout-out! :)

    If you need me, I'll be over here pretending #3 didn't make me recoil in absolute horror... *grins*

    Have a great weekend!

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  16. Hi kelley
    Thankyou so much for stopping by my blog and introducing yourself. Very kind of you. Always nice to meet a fellow writer. Keep up the good work. Your blog is awesome :-)
    Eve xx

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  17. Nice to meet you. I'm from the campaign and a new follower via RSS feed.

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  18. Ha ha! I love that you make up dances and name them. In college, me and my roommates would make up a dance for every guy any of us went on a date with. I still remember some of them. :)

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  19. Hi Kelley, well what do you know? I'm just popping by to let you know that there are several awards for you at my blog. I think you have a couple of them already, but the new one is yours.

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  20. Congrats on the awards! My favorite fact was I make up weird dances when I'm running on too little sleep. And I name them. AWESOME.

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  21. Congratulations on the award!

    Thanks for coming along earlier to read my feature on Serena Tatti, Story Editor on ROMANCE BOOK PARADISE!

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  22. Congratulations on your awards!

    I get nervous if I haven't completed a book in a short enough period of time, especially because I'm doing the 100 book challenge for 2011.

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  23. Congrats on your awards! It was fun to learn a little more about you. :)

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  24. Loved your list! I also played clarinet (badly!) in 4th grade, and I love Maggie Steifvater's books - though I didn't know she doodled :) Thanks for sharing!

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  25. What a wonderful list! I did clarinet for one year in 6th grade. I decided I liked listening to it better than playing it. *grin* It was fun to learn more about you!

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  26. Cool post. Congratulations on the awards and I can't wait until tomorrow when your interview for me goes live. I just painted my nails for the first time in ten years. I'd given myself over to practicality out of necessity and left all the nail painting, cute shoes and make up behind me. It's time to come back I think. LOL

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