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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Butterfly Award!

I am so sorry it has taken me so long to get this posted. I know you all are as tired of hearing about my computer problems as I am of typing them, but I kept a draft post and listed each time someone gave me this award. I was trying to post it from my brand new computer on Saturday night when my cursor started jumping around the document. I tried to go back and get it and it deleted the entire post! And then stinkin blogger autosaved so I lost everything! Pretty sure I shed a tear or two! So I have had to go back through my emails and try to find the names again. I sincerely apologize if I left anyone out who gave this to me. If so PLEASE let me know and I will publicly thank you and apologize!

I truly have the best blogger buddies in all of bloggerland and I am so grateful for all of you! I want to say a great big thank you to the following friends for gifting me with the Butterfly Award! Each and every one of them is truly amazing and creative and so super-talented and I hope you will visit their blogs to see what I mean! You will not be sorry!! So a huge thank you to (in the order the award was received):

Amy - Redheaded Crafter
Pam - Craftycards4u2
Susan - Cricut and Grasshopper
Sherrie - Sherrie Scraps With Passion
Amy - Amy's Crafting Space
Shelly - My Paper Love
Diana - DL.Art
Eva - Eva's Scraps N'Cards
Karen - Crafted With Love by Karen
Maribel - I Love Scrappin
Jayne - Jayne Designs
Kelly - Kelly's Crafty Life
Nita - Nita Notes
Sugarlips - Sugarlips Sassy Surprises
Brenda - Creativity is Only a State of Mind
Paula - PVCreations2010
Letillia - Diva of 5
Melanie - In Love With A Bug
Jo - JoBoogie Stamping

To receive this award, I need to: answer several questions, award this 'Butterfly Award' to 10 other bloggers, contact the 10 bloggers to let them know they have been given this award, and I also need to show a link to the person who gave me the 'Butterfly Award'.  So here goes...

Q1) Name your favorite colour?

Q2) Name your favorite song?
Oooh, so many, but right now: Say Goodbye by Katherine McPhee, Jar of Hearts by Christina Perri, Dancing by Elisa, Holding On and Letting Go by Ross Copperman and Cathedrals by Jump Little Children (sorry, I couldn't pick just one!)

Q3) Name your favorite dessert?
Strawberry Shortcake

Q4) What wizzes you off at the moment?
Rude, inconsiderate people and Microsoft. I had to get a new computer because of all the problems with Vista, so I get one and two days later, they launch another new operating system! Grr...I am sooo not happy with Microsoft right now...

Q5) Your favorite pet?
I'm a dog person but I haven't been able emotionally to get another since I had to put my baby, Dakota, to sleep after 15 years ago. I have three semi-feral cats whose momma had them here and then abandoned them: Shadow, Cali and Calypso. Calypso is the sweetest of all of them, lets me pet her, runs to me when I come home, talks constantly and so wants to be an indoor cat :)

Q6) Black or White
Black for clothing

Q7) Your biggest fear?
Illness striking my family; snakes

Q8) Best Feature?
My sense of humor

Q9) Everyday attitude?
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; the courage to change the things I can; and the wisdom to know the difference

Q10) What is perfection?
The ocean

Q11) Guilty Pleasure?
DWTS, SYTYCD and red wine

Q12) When you're upset you?
Brood, write want I want to say in my head, imagine sending it and then let it go...either that or call my mom :)

Now I have to pass this award along. This is always the hardest part for me. Everyone deserves it, and I have a huge hang-up about not wanting to hurt anyone's feelings or for anyone to feel left out. But in keeping with the rules, I am passing it along to the following, starting with the amazing friends who gave it to me! Ladies, you do not need to post this again, just know that I want you to have it from me because I am so very thankful for you and so inspired by you! (In alphabetical order:)

Amy - Amy's Crafting Space
Amy - Redheaded Crafter
Brenda - Creativity is Only a State of Mind
Diana - DL.Art
Eva - Eva's Scraps N'Cards
Jayne - Jayne Designs
Jo - JoBoogie Stamping
Karen - Crafted With Love by Karen
Kelly - Kelly's Crafty Life
Letillia - Diva of 5
Maribel - I Love Scrappin
Melanie - In Love With A Bug
Nita - Nita Notes
Pam - Craftycards4u2
Paula - PVCreations2010
Shelly - My Paper Love
Sherrie - Sherrie Scraps With Passion
Sugarlips - Sugarlips Sassy Surprises
Susan - Cricut and Grasshopper

And also to some old friends and some new (in alphabetical order):
Amy - Love to Crop
Arlene - Waterdots
Becky - Squirly Girl Creations
Carri - DoubleClick Connections - AKA ABusyBee
Cindy - Cindy's Little Creations
Cindy Lou - ScrappinC
Chloe - Chloe And Her Clip On Koalas
Diana - Daisylove Creations
Diane - A Day in the Live of Horsebunny
Dina - Crazy for Cricut
Elaine - Expressions by Elaine
Gloria - Girlia's Cards
Janis - Pause Dream Enjoy
Jenni - My Lollipop Garden
Jessica - Jessica's Craft Shaque
Karen - Kaleidoscope Sparkles
Kathy - The 3 E's Blog
Linda - Hands to Work, Heart to Love
Linda - Welcome to Scrapbooking and More
Lori - Reflections From Granny
Melissa - Created by Sunshine Honeybee
Norma - PinkBlingCrafter
Rez - Karezma Kreations
Shannon - My-O-Scrappin
Shen - My Curious Crafts
Sonia - Cards, Crafts and Kids Projects

I hope you will visit each of these fabulous crafters to see their amazing work! I am inspired by them daily!! Thank you so much for stopping by tonight :)


Kelly S said...

Thanks, Lisa! You are such a sweetie. I love visiting your blog and I so appreciate all of the wonderful comments you leave on my blog. :)


Letillia said...

OMG how sweet, Thank you Lisa! BTW I am Totally loving your Blog, your little mermaid girl is 2 Steenkn Cute!!


Melanie - The Paper Retreat said...

Congrats on all the awards!!! You so deserve it! I sometimes wonder how you are able to craft and be an active follower on so many wonderful blog's. You are truly amazing!

Melanie - The Paper Retreat said...

Oh and thanks for the award too! :)

Lizzie Laine said...

Thanks so much Lisa!
Also your blog looks great, I really want to revamp mine too (tired of the free ones), but I keep spending money on craft supplies. lol
You did a great job, love the cutie mermaid!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Congrats on your award and thanks so much for thinking of me!

Janis Lewis said...

Thank you my sweet, new friend! Hugs! :) Janis

Rez P. said...

Aloha Lisa,
Awe!! Thank you sooo much for thinkin of me. It really means alot esp when I'm going through a rough patch in my life . Your support, and sweet comments always lifts me up. Mahalo!
Karezma Kreations

Daisylove Creations said...

Lisa, Congrats on your award and thank you for thinking of me when passing it along!! I really LOVE visiting your blog!! You always have the most fabulous projects,your creativity is so inspiring to me :0) Also thanks for letting me know about the challenge this week over at Getty Cricky, I am now following them too :0)

Norma said...

Hello my friend and congratulations on your lovely Butterfly award so well deserved you are such a sweet person!! Thank you so much for passing and thinking about me, I appreciate you taking the time to visit and comment on my blog!! I will Post and pass it on ASA I can:)
Big Hug,

Dr Sonia S V said...

Thank You Lisa my god I am amazed at the number of people who passed this award to you-- you are such a kind and lovable soul. May god bless you

Diane Hodrick said...

Thanks for the award, Lisa! And, whew, that post was a lot of work. I feel for you having to do it twice! Thanks for always visiting my blog and leaving the sweetest comments. I am relatively new to blogging, so I will have to try to figure this award thing out. If you don't see it post, it's because I failed. ;) I clicked through the blogs you listed and found so many talented crafters. Lots of new blogs for me to follow. So excited. You have started my day out on a great note. Thanks!

Doris P. said...

congrat's on the award...

Unknown said...

Congrats on the award and thank you so much for passing it along to me. I appreciate it very much!!!! Have a great day!!!!!!

Jessica Buffa said...

Lisa, Thanks so much hun! I feel honored and appreciated that you thought of me. I will work on getting this passed around after the weekend.

Jayne said...

Thank you Lisa.
Jayne x

Anonymous said...

Lisa, you're so sweet, I'm so touched and so very happy that you thought of me, I hope your day is filled with many blessings and a lot of sunshine. Hugs, Lori m

Amy said...

You are so sweet Lisa! Thank you so much for the honor- I will be posting with pride to my blog! You are truly one of the nicest and most inspirational bloggers out there! So glad your my blog buddy! :)Amy

Paula said...

Thank you Lisa. How sweet that you would give the award back to those who gave it to you. Your work is amazing and I look forward to each new project you share. Thanks again.


Eva Laney said...

Thank you so much Lisa, I am so very honored to get this award from you. Congratulations on the many times you have so deservingly received it yourself. I love visiting your blog and being inspired by not only your wonderful creations but always being so lifted by you. Have a wonderful day! Hugs, Eva

Sherrie K. said...

Congrats on your award!! You SO dererve each and every one:) We love all your projects and all of us get so much inspiration from you. Thanks so much for sharing each one with us!
You are super sweet to pass this award to me. I appreciate you thinking of me:) I am happy to receive it!
Sherrie K

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Thank you for the Butterfly award. We have the fav color blue in common & had the computer problem in common and my new laptop is wonderful now and here's hoping yours is also.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Aim said...

You are such a sweetie -- How fun to read your answers... I used to do so well at keeping these in a draft and posting them -- I have failed a few of my friends, I am sure!! I need to find a few moments to get this one (and a few others) posted soon... Thanks for sharing!! :) YOU ROCK!!

Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com

Unknown said...

Thank you Lisa, you are such a sweet and kind person. I love your blog and each of your projects give me so much inspiration. I usually think "How does she do it"! You honor me. Hugs, Pam at http://craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/

DIANA L. said...

You are welcome for the award and thank for sharing it again. My cup runneth over.
Your such a sweety.

Shelly said...

Lisa, you are so awesome! You deserve this and more... Thank you for sharing this with me!

Linda Breedlove said...

Thank you, dear Lisa! You are so kind!

Karen H said...

Congratulations, my sweet friend! You deserve every beautiful award possible, and even more! :o) Thank you so much for sharing it with me... that makes me sparkle even brighter. I'll be joyously adding it to my blog asap! :o)

Hugs and blessings! :o)

Susan said...

Thank you Lisa! You're just the most thoughtful friend! :)

It took me about 5 min. to figure out what SYTYCD meant...lol! But I got it! I do think I can dance, just not to good! (ha ha)


Amy said...

Lisa, I am not surprised one bit at the amount of people who wanted to pass this award to you! You are such a wonderful crafting friend, and I really am honored and appreciative that you passed this award to me! :) Thank you very much!!!! :)

Amy said...

P.S. Your blog looks really cute!
Amy :)

Karen said...

Congrats, Lisa! And thanks for passing it to me! :)


JoAnn V. (http://joboogie.typepad.com) said...

Thanks for the blog award! Love it! :)


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