Thursday, May 20, 2010

Beautiful Blogger Award...

Many Thanks to the beautiful Kayleigh of Fashionably Later for giving me this award. Kayleigh is truly an honest-to-god trooper. She has been through so much in the last year-plus, and she is handling it all with dignity and grace -- even if SHE doesn't think she is.

Here are ten (hopefully new) factoids about myself:

(1) I know the lyrics to almost any song (especially from the 80s and 90s) on the radio. Until you ask me what those lyrics are -- then my mind goes blank. I can only recall them while singing along.

(2) I am afraid of the dark. And any creatures with more appendages than me: spiders, octopi, squid, etc.

(3) Despite being an English major and *knowing* good grammar and spelling, most of my emails and facebook/blog posts (except on this blog) are riddled with bad punctuation and no capitalization. It's not that I don't know any better, I just don't care.

(4) In light of the above, I am FOREVER seeing signs with misspellings and incorrect punctuation in places of business. And it seriously irks me to no end. I mean, seriously people, can't you take the few extra moments to have someone look it over? It gives me a poor impression of your business when I see that!

(5) I grew up traveling a lot. I have been to England, Ireland, Mexico, Canada, Italy, and many of the states in the US.

(6) I have the sense of humor of a pervy 13 year old boy. If there is any way to twist a statement to make it dirty, my mind will do it. I think this stems from growing up with an older brother who would do so with anything I said, so I just started running my thoughts through a filter before I spoke. Now my filter works on overdrive.

(7) My favorite ice cream is lime sherbet. Sadly, I rarely see it in the ice cream shops. Rainbow, check. Orange, check. Raspberry, check. Why not lime? *le sigh*

(8) I wish I could look as put-together as many of the bloggers I read. They make it look so effortless and natural. Meanwhile, I struggle to piece together interesting outfits, and I feel like I usually look too piecemeal and like I tried too hard.

(9) I desperately want to lose some weight, but I hate working out, and I have little willpower to control my eating. I know these are excuses, but I have yet to figure out how to get over my biggest hurdle: myself.

(10) I am a people-watcher. So is my dear fiance. Whenever we go to the mall, if we are sitting in the food court, we can hold an entire conversation without ever looking at each other. For me, I think it stems from the fact that I was *thisclose* to being a Psych major in college -- I am intrigued by why people behave the way the do. For him, I think it comes from his Anthropology/Sociology background.

I'm not sure how many people I am supposed to tag for this, so I will just name a few:
Sal of Already Pretty
Jenny of Closet 365
Allie of My Wardrobe Today
Taylor of Taylor Wears Everything
Andie of What Andie Wears
Sher of Fashion After Forty
A-C of Law School Fashionista


  1. I just had a few "me toos" in there. LOL

    I too, hate working out- I eat healthfully and very well... but I don't like structured exercise. I prefer to do things like walk around the mall and such for my cardio. ;)

    and I too, was an English major and often blog and facebook casually without punctuation and such because like you, I don't care.

    I do go through the newspaper and such and red ink errors, though. I also get annoyed with businesses and such with horrible grammar.

    I had to go through resumes once and I was cringing at what people would send in for consideration! I have never seen so much horrible grammar and spelling in my life!

    And THANK YOU!!!! I will post this over the weekend.

  2. You are soooo sweet, thank you :) I admit I'm new to your blog but the minute I came here I fell in love -- you are too cute! Enjoy the award, you deserve it.

  3. I love people watching too! I majored in Sociology, and I love analyzing how people interact.

  4. Thank you, beautiful! You're so sweet to pass this along to me.

  5. Thanks for your sweet welcome back comment on my blog. I've missed seeing your posts, too. (Did I know that you were also an English major? I don't think so. And I 100% relate to numbers 8-10 - I'm exactly the same way.)