How Lucky am I?

It’s always so nice to know that someone thinks your blog is o.k., but receiving two awards in one week is more than I had ever dreamed of.

On Friday a new blog friend, Lynn from Up Country Olio awarded me with the


Now if that wasn’t sweet enough today Susie, a dear blog friend, gave me this award.


I want to thank both of these sweet gals.  I really appreciate it!  I am so happy to have them as friends.  With the awards come responsibility:

Kreativ Blogger:  List 7 interesting things about myself.

1.  I am the youngest of 8 children.

2.  I use to be a daredevil, but now am afraid of heights.

3.  My father died when I was 9 months old.

4.  I had Rheumatic Fever twice as a child.

5.  I can talk double talk

6.  I don’t require a lot of sleep

7.  I could spend all day in the garden.

Passing this award on to:

Stephanie from Gilded Junque

Pam from Virginia Retro

Ann from A Sentimental Life

Christine from Stonehouse Living

Sandie from Steadmans Corner

Mary Alice from Chateau Chic

Carlene from Organized Clutter

Sunshine Award:

1.  Favorite color:  Red, also love blue

2.  Favorite number:  I have two 7 and 17 (my birthday)

3.  Favorite animal:  love animals, but has to be a dog.

4.  Favorite non alcoholic drink:  This is a given, Diet Coke

5.  Facebook or Twitter:  I do FB, but not nearly as much as I use to.  Love blogging so much more!

6.  What is my passion:  Gardening

7.  Favorite day of the week:  I love Monday, it’s just kind of a renewal thing.  Beginning of a new week.

8.  Favorite Pattern:  I love Houndstooth and plaid

9.  Receiving or Giving: Oh I love both! I really do enjoy giving, but this girl gets pretty excited over wonderful gifts from family and friends.

10:  Favorite Flower:  Oh, so many!  Love, Delphiniums, Sweet Peas, Fox Gloves, Larkspur, Iris, oh the list could go on and on!

Passing this award on to:

Julie Marie from Idyll Hours

Diana from Nana Diana

Shasta from In the Old Road

Kelly from Kelley's Highway

Kris from Simplify

I can think of so many more people that I could give both awards to, but all of these blogs are so much fun.  Ladies full of talent, love, and inspiration!





Julie Marie said...

Sooo fun learning more about you Jann!... and thank you so much for the award... I made my blog award~free several years ago, as I could just never ever decide on only a couple of ladies to pass them on to... there are so many beautiful blogs out there, like yours!... So I will just say Merci!... xoxo Julie Marie

Little Susie Home Maker said...

Congratulations! Isn't that fun to be recognized? You really are a head above when it comes to blogging. I so enjoy all the fum lists about you! You are a good gal pal, so keep on blogging!
I can't wait to visit the other blogs you are passing the torches too. I don't know all of them.

Vicki/Jake said...

Double talk? Hmmm, I remember Pig Latin or couse and something called Bubble Gum that it?

You deserve all the awards out there:)

Linda @ Life and Linda said...

Congrats on the two awards. I, like Julie Marie has made my blog award free. Enjoy and have a happy week. Linda

allisamazing said...

Congratulations on your awards! You deserve them :)

NanaDiana said...

Thank you, sweet Jann. I am award free, too, but I am going to do this one more time cuz you are so darned nice! It'll be later this week sometime with a link back to your blog. Love learning all the facts about you...and I am sure my husband thinks I double talk him all the time. Have a great night-xo Diana

Ioana-Carmen said...

Great blog structure.

I would love to follow your beautiful blog! <3 maybe we can follow each other?

Diane Writes said...

You deserve all the luck in the world Jann! :) Congratulations and cheers to more awards and friends :)

Linda said...

It is always fun to learn about people out here in blogland! You are deserving of the awards - always enjoy my visits!

Nancy said...

Congrats! Very well deserved, Jann. :)

Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

Congrats Jann! Not 1 honor but 2 & you deserve them both!

Can't believe your are passing a Kreativ Blogger award on to me & my humble blog. Thank you, I'm kinda speeechless about it! I will do a post after my Giveaway is over. I'll be choosing the winners this Wednesday.

Again, thanks for including me with these amazing bloggers! Pam

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

It's nice to know more about you! And congrats on the deserve them!