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Saturday, July 25, 2009

Blog Awards

I have been honored to receive some awards this month - so I am going to take this opportunity to acknowledge them (I love getting awards!) and to pass them on!


I received the Humane Award from J.Kaye at J.Kaye's Book Blog. Her's was one of the first blogs that I discovered last year when I started blogging and it is still one of my favorites.

The Humane Award is to honor certain bloggers that are kindhearted individuals. They regularly take part in my blog and always leave the sweetest comments. If it wasn't for them, my site would just be an ordinary book review blog. Their blogs are also amazing and are tastefully done on a daily basis. This award is to thank them for their growing friendships through the blog world.

J.Kaye awarded this to a great group of bloggers - some of which would have been on my list also, but I tried not to duplicate any of her recipients, so I am going to award this one to the following bloggers:

Bridget at Readaholic
Audra at Anonymously Uncensored
Tonya at Storytime with Tonya and Friends
Mary at Bookfan Mary
Alyce at At Home with Books
Teabird at Tealeaves



The Kreativ Blogger Award I received from Nightdweller at Bibliophiles 'R' Us. Thanks Nightdweller!!

The rules are:

Once you receive this award, you are to list seven of your favorite things and then nominate seven other blogs.

Here are my seven favorite things in no particular order:

  1. Family/kids
  2. Books
  3. Cadbury Creme Eggs
  4. Candy Corn
  5. Sleeping late
  6. Back rubs
  7. Cross stitch

I also received this Lemonade Stand Award from LuAnn at Reading Frenzy. Thanks LuAnn!

The Lemonade Award is a feel good award that shows great attitude or gratitude. Here are the rules for accepting the award:

1) Put the Lemonade Award logo on your blog or post.
2) Nominate at least 10 blogs that show great attitude or gratitude.
3) Link to your nominees within your post.
4) Let the nominees know they have received this award by commenting on their blog.
5) Share the love and link to the person from whom you received your award.


I have passed this one on before so I am only sending it on to 5 blogs this time:

  1. Jonita at The Book Chick
  2. Libby at Libby's Literary Library
  3. Rhapsodyinbooks Weblog
  4. Melissa at Booknut
  5. Scrap Girl at Serendipity




I was also tagged by Rebecca at Lost in Books for the What's on My Desk meme. Here are the rules:

Grab a camera and take a photo of your desk! Or anywhere you stack your books/TBR pile. And no tidying!

Add this photo to your blog.

Tag at least 5 people!

Come back here and leave a link back to your photo in the comments section.

That’s it.


I have some built in bookshelves that I used to use, but they quickly became too full and so now I utilize the floor space under these built ins.












And to be honest - since these pictures were taken, I also have a large pile on my desk that are waiting to be "featured" as arrivals, as well as a stack next to the tbr shelves that were garage sale pickups!



So for this meme I am going to tag:

  1. Marcia from The Printed Page
  2. Linda Ellen at Bambi Reads
  3. Jessica Marie at Books Love Jessica Marie
  4. Yvonne at Socrates Book Reviews
  5. Cindy at Cindy's Love of Books

17 comments:

Tonya said...

Thanks! I'll post this sometime in the next couple days!

teabird said...

Thank you! It's a lovely award.
I'll post in a few days....

Alyce said...

Congrats on your awards! Thanks for passing the Humane award on to me!

Mary said...

Congrats to you, Kristi, and thanks for passing one on to me!

Melissa said...

A gratitude award? Wow. Thanks so much, Kristi. :)

rhapsodyinbooks said...

Thank you so much! I read this yesterday and totally missed the name of my blog - I think I was distracted by the Cadbury eggs! :--)

bermudaonion said...

Congratulations on all of your well deserved awards!

Beth said...

Congrats! And thank you for passing on the Kreative Blogger award to me!

Bingo said...

Much congratulations are in order and well deserved! Enjoy your awards!

Neas Nuttiness said...

Congrats on all your awards and thanks so much for passing one on to me. I'm thrilled! I'll post it proudly and pass it along very soon.

Love your blog and I come by each and every day!

bridget3420 said...

Thank you so much:)

Jonita said...

Thank-you so much for my award! I will pass it on in a few days! I also loved the picture of all of your TBR's, LOL....the bigger my TBR pile, the happier I am!!!! Congrats to all of the other winners as well!

Gwendolyn B. said...

Congratulations, Kristi! Your awards are well-deserved. And thank you for passing one on to me - I'm tickled! Congratulations to all the other honorees as well!

Audra said...

Thanks for the award Kristi!

Rebecca :) said...

Congrats on the awards! All well-deserved!

And thanks for the photos of your books! I'm running out of room for mine, too! My shelves look worse than when I took the pics for mine, too! lol

Park Avenue Princess said...

Thank you SO SO Much Kristi! I'll definitely post it in a day or so!

Anna said...

Congrats on your awards! You definitely have a lot of books.

--Anna
Diary of an Eccentric

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