Blogging Friends

I appreciate all of my blogging friends so much! This morning I woke up to find that one of them nominated me for a fun blogging award. 

Thank you, Cobs, for including my blog among the 11 you chose! That’s so sweet of you. I love blog awards! What a fun way to get to know each other. 

  • Acknowledge the blog that nominated you and display the award.
  • Answer the 11 questions the blogger gives you. 
  • Give 11 random facts about yourself.
  • Nominate 11 blogs. 
  • Notify those blogs of the nomination. 
  • Give them 11 questions to answer. 

Cob’s questions:

  1. Is there one thing you’ve always wanted to do but still haven’t done it? Yes, publish a book. 
  2. What is your guilty pleasure? Dairy free coconut milk “ice cream” bars. 
  3. Who would be your dream dinner date? My husband. He works out of town 4 nights a week. 
  4. Do you have a favorite film? The Bridges of Madison County
  5. Do you have a favorite tv program? The Voice
  6. If you were given a badge that said ‘In Charge of the World but for only 60 seconds’ what law would you pass or what change would you make in that 60 seconds? I would make every single day “Be Kind Day.”
  7. You found an oriental looking, corked bottle on the beach. You uncork it and out pops a Genie. He/She grants you three wishes. Tell me your three wishes: 1. It would snow so I can learn to snowboard. 2. That our lake property would sell. 3. That I could cross the ocean and meet all my ocean-away friends. 
  8. What drew you into the blogging world? A hospital stay and being told I had some horrible disease- prompted me to stop waiting. 
  9. Which do you prefer, writing and posting blog posts or reading other people’s blog posts? It’s a tie! I love both. 
  10. You’re invited to a posh dinner this evening. What are you hoping will be served as your Starter? Crab legs 
  11. What is the one thing above any other, which you cannot eat, not even if someone offered you a thousand pounds/dollars just to eat a small piece  of it? Liver!! 

11 Random Facts about me… I love: 

  • Wildflowers
  • Iowa
  • That my great aunt is 98
  • Little Bit
  • Bubbles 
  • Our little blue plastic swimming pool
  • Vintage furniture
  • Summer
  • Rainbows
  • Country roads
  • My parents 

I nominate:

  1. Ladies Who Lunch Reviews
  2. Rabbit Patch Diary
  3. The Purple Almond
  4. Weird Guy With The Dog
  5. Cooking Without Limits
  6. Restless Jo
  7. The Wilden Marsh
  8. Vintage Cookbook Shelf
  9. Joshi Daniel
  10. The Apples in My Orchard
  11. One Creative Family
  12. I’m doing 12- ha! Farm Life Best Life

My questions :

    1. Light or dark chocolate?
    2. Sunrise or sunset?
    3. City streets or country roads? 
    4. Homemade casserole or 5 course meal? 
    5. A dozen roses or an armful of wildflowers? 
    6. Favorite color?
    7. Most loved season? 
    8. Cream pie or fruit pie? 
    9. Favorite song? 
    10. Swim in a creek or swim in a pool? 
    11. What’s one kind thing someone has done for you? 

      *** If you have an award free blog, feel free  to skip this or to comment here if you like. 

      23 thoughts on “Blogging Friends

      1. thecobweboriumemporium June 14, 2017 / 4:35 pm

        Aw this has been such a joy to read!!
        I’ve got to know you in ways I never thought I would.
        I feel like we’ve been sat at your kitchen table and chatting away for ages, getting to know each other.
        A totally fabulous award acceptance.
        Sending oodles of squidges ~ Cobs. x

        • Jessica June 14, 2017 / 4:40 pm

          Hi!! I am sooooo glad you like it! This is like my world record fastest reply to an award, like ever. It usually takes me forever to respond…

          Thank you for nominating me! It was super fun to answer you questions. They are very thought out and creative! Love that you feel like you were at my kitchen table!! Wish you were. Come over anytime!!

          • thecobweboriumemporium June 14, 2017 / 4:44 pm

            I’d love to Jessica… maybe one day. In the future.
            We could all then meet up somewhere and have a good old time getting to know each other and doing lots of hugging!

            Aw… that’s an idea which is making me sit here smiling like the Cheshire Cat. :D
            Sending squidges ~ Cobs. x

            • Jessica June 14, 2017 / 5:50 pm

              I’ll add it to my bucket list!!

      2. Weird Guy With The Dog June 14, 2017 / 5:35 pm

        That’s so kind of you sis to include me. Having met someone as kind, considerate and just plain old nice as you is all the award I need. The offer of sailing with you and yours still stands as I make my way down south in a couple years. I look forward to meeting you in person!

        • Jessica June 14, 2017 / 5:55 pm

          Wow… You are beyond kind. Thank you so much for your kind words. I wasn’t expecting them, what a nice surprise!! About a year and a half ago you nominated me for my very first ever award, which just so happens was the Leibster Award! I was so excited and had no clue what it even was! Ha ha. Thought it would be fun to hear if you like homemade casserole or some fancy dinner… We’d love to meet you and take a ride on that beautiful boat. My husband served 4 years in the Coast Guard and loves the water! Thank you for your kind offer!

          • Weird Guy With The Dog June 14, 2017 / 5:59 pm

            Light, sunrise, country, casserole, wildflowers, blue, spring, cream, 7 years, creek, and above all else, friends like you!

            • Jessica June 14, 2017 / 6:09 pm

              I pretty much guessed most of yours right, though I didn’t know about the color or the pie. I’m going to have to google 7 Years, and that was a super sweet comment at the end. You have been an amazing friend to all of us bloggers, too. You always read and comment and are kind to others. :)

      3. restlessjo June 15, 2017 / 1:44 am

        What a lovely lady you are! :) :) Thanks for this, Jess. I hope that at least some of your wishes come true.

        • Jessica June 15, 2017 / 5:38 am

          Hi– thank you so much!! Well, #1 is probably out, we had no winter this year, ha ha. It may be while for #3, but I’m hopeful❤️ If/when #2 happens, we will be able to buy a farm/land and move. Thanks for reading. Hope you have a nice weekend with your daughter. 😊😊

      4. watchingthedaisies June 15, 2017 / 3:23 am

        Congratulations Jessica. You have such a lovely blog and it is well deserved. 😊

        • Jessica June 15, 2017 / 5:30 am

          Wow! That’s super nice! Thank you so much! 😊

      5. Tamara Hoerner June 15, 2017 / 7:40 am

        Thank you for the nomination. :-) I am honored you thought of me. I do appreciate the nomination. With that said, I hope you don’t mind if I decline at this time, as I am award free. Knowing you think enough of me to nominate me is award enough. :-) Thank you again for your nomination and continued friendship. :-)

        • Jessica June 15, 2017 / 10:57 am

          You bet! You’re always so kind to me. Thank you for that. Hope you have a wonderful day!

      6. June 15, 2017 / 12:08 pm

        you are o lovable! congratulations! I just love your answers! awwh- what a sweet spirit you have and thank you for nominating the rabbit patch! It means so much. xx

        • Jessica June 15, 2017 / 7:06 pm

          Hey sweetie. Thank you for your kind words. You always make me feel like we just had tea on a porch swing!

        • Jessica June 15, 2017 / 9:33 pm

          Woo hoo!! Thank you for joining in! I can’t wait to see it!! :)

      7. robbiesinspiration July 3, 2017 / 6:07 am

        So nice to learn more about you, Jessica. I also can’t bear the thought of liver and we have a granny that is 95 years old.

        • Jessica July 3, 2017 / 5:13 pm

          Cool!! We have things in common. Liver is the worst, 95+ is the best. Hope you are having a wonderful day!!

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