Thursday, March 18, 2010

Don't hate me because I'm crazy and lazy. A long winded post but a good one.

I can think back to not too long ago, when my little Blog had 8 followers. I remember that I would visit other Blogs and see all of these awards that had been bestowed upon them. My heart would yearn to be honored with a cute little button that would show the world that someone noticed me. So, I took matters into my own hands and created this amazing one of a kind award...

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Here is the an excerpt from the post
that went with this lovely button.
Posted on 8/23/2009
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I have been noticing these sweet awards popping up on other Blogs. Awards like..."The Best Mommy Blogger on the Block Award" or "You're super duper shmooper cool cause I am giving you this" award.

Well, I've grown tired of waiting around for someone to validate my blogging abilities. It's just not like me to sit and wait for people to notice me.

As a little girl, if I knew that a bunch of kids were playing without me, I would strategically walk by and act all surprised to see them. Then, I would simply invite myself over to play. Sure, they may have been annoyed at first, but after they realized how much more fun they were having because I was there, everyone was happy.

So in that same "can do" spirit, I have created a Blog Award like non other. It's the "I love my own damn blog" award. Here are the rules.

Post the button on your Blog and then write three things that you love about yourself. Then, select three Bloggers that you respect and invite them to come and admire your award.
It's that simple.

So, without further ado...

Three things that I love about me.

1. I have a very sexy brain.
2. I can tell you anything you want to know about a celebrity that was featured in People Magazine this week.
3. I can sing a very rousing rendition of Total Eclipse of the Heart at any Karaoke jam. Be it out in public or just a friend's living room, I rock the house!

Feel free to award yourself with this prestigious honor.
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So, here I am, 338 Followers later and I have to make a confession to you. I haven't had an award's ceremony since October 2009. I don't know what's gotten into me. If you have given me an award since then, I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Every single person who takes the time to single me out is awesome and I lurve you. That being said...there will be no more award ceremonies on my Blog. I'm so far behind that my head starts spinning at the thought of trying to catch up. Let's face it folks, I can barely keep track of my car keys or what my 11 month old is eating off of the floor. I just pray that it's a leftover waffle bite and not cat food.

As a gift those who have taken the time to bestow an award upon me, I am giving you the "I love my own damn Blog" award up there. Take it, post it with pride, badger other Bloggers with 1000 followers to come see it and tell them that Leigh told you to do it. Be sure to post the three things that you love most about yourself. You all deserve it! Plus, I don't want you to think that I'm all snooty cause I'm no longer doing award ceremonies. A Mom's gotta do what a Mom's gotta do. On that note...I'm off to change a dirty diaper.

33 comments:

w said...

i'm thinking you put this up for me. you just didn't want to make anyone jealous by singling me out. mighty kind of you.

Lee the Hot Flash Queen said...

Love this post and I am paying it forward today with CCWA and your blog!! Cuz I love you!

w said...

hahahaahahaha!

also. please, girl. i've seen how you handle a vacuum cleaner. you're totally c3p0. deal with it.

Dee Crowe said...

What a neat idea...!

Aphrodite's Mortal Friend (ME) said...

Your trophy is in the mail :-)

Moooooog35 said...

What is a sexy brain? Does it model? Is it bulimic?

I'm guessing mine's more John Goodman.

Carrie said...

Fabulous idea. You know, I was just thinking that if no one else would see how great I was, I'd just make myself an award...but I am lazy so I will hapily borrow yours ;)

Rae said...

Very original and a terrific idea. I love your new creation. You have such an amazing blog. It's no wonder you have so many followers now.

Leiah said...

I hate to disappoint you but I would be Princess Leia...in fact, I am called that every day all day long. Well, the Leia part that is. I hear the Princess part in my head. Love your award. I've been feeling horrible because I didn't recip on some I recently received. Thank you for the guilt absolution!

Bossy Betty said...

Congratulations on your award! The person bestowing it upon you must have very good taste!

Much More Than Mommy said...

Love your original award! :-D And I'm going to have to say that Winn would be Leia. I have to say that because I see her at least 3x/week and I enjoy going to Walmart with her, and I just don't want to lose that... ;-)

Ziva said...

Wonderful post. As soon as my followers exceed 10 I will steal that award and post it on my blog. Here's to hoping I can think of three things I love about myself (that are legal) before then.

Kearsie said...

You do have a sexy brain.

It's why I follow you.

Because I'm hoping to pick up some tips.

Because I can't seem to wear my brain eyeliner right.

Me-Me King said...

This is a great idea! I'll be sure to drop by wendiwinn's place today, thanks for the recommendation.

Sarah RDH said...

Good idea! And I barely even know how to blog so an award ceremony is beyond me. And sometimes I can paste buttons right, and sometimes I can't. I'm screwed. And I'm sooooo you (in the past). I have 11 followers, and I'm damn proud of each one! lol

Tracie said...

We share a love for People magazine. Don't tell anyone. They might not think we're smart and serious and stuff like that.

June said...

Any chance of you doing a vlog singing to us bloggers who love you so very much??

Linda said...

You are awesome. You award is awesome. I will be having a ceremony tommorow on my blog!

Danielle said...

So from Aug 09 till now, you have 338 followers. That is quick and awesome. How did ya do it?

K said...

I bet you do have a very sexy brain!

Erin said...

I love People magazine too, but am generally afraid to admit it for fear people will think I'm not a highly intelligent person.

I love the award you made for yourself. I'm not doing awards posts anymore, either. It's just gotten to be too much and I'm disorganized. My lists of who gave what are all over the place. I give up!

Nice Paying It Forward thing---off to check her out!

The pale observer said...

You've got 339 followers now!!!

Tiffany said...

was kk in people this week? i have no idea--she probably was though. man, i heart her.

and we should really give ourselves awards more often--we more than deserve them!

Amy said...

I love your ingenuity! Oh, and I'm stealing your button;)

Caroline of Salsa Pie said...

Uhm, and that's exactly why everyone loves this blog so much! ;)
I never did the awards thing on my blog, and not because I didn't want to, I just kept forgetting! But this--is hands down the best blog award. Possibly ever.

Mad Woman said...

I'll totally snag this award...I haven't got the motivation required to make my own.

You rock!

The Redheaded Stepchild said...

Oh girl! LOL Too funny.

Sharlene T. said...

This is too cool! Love the idea and have copied the instructions. I think you'd be a perfect Princess Leia. Come visit!

Daffy said...

I adore that you made your own award! Because really, if YOU dont' think you're awesome why should anyone else???

Will all the awesome possum people stand up?






Oh, sorry, I was standing. Forgot to hit the publish comment button...

Donna said...

Love it!! :)

Helene said...

Sexy brain...work it, girl!!!!

MamaTink said...

Thanks for the suggestion...I think I do deserve an award after all!!

R Montalban said...

Oh my goodness, look at what you have stirred up woman you are quite something and that is why I love you too! Oh I feel hugs and kisses and a big Bette Davis acceptance speech coming on......