Wednesday, 7 November 2012

More sunlight

No sooner had I written about sunlight, one of my fav mummy bloggers A Mother Life sent me some sunshine of the virtual kind that warmed my heart just as much.

As you all know, Latte Mum has been quite a journey for me already. I'm writing because it helps me make sense of what's in my heart and head, and it's as much a little love affair as it is a necessity. Still, it's always encouraging to get a pat on the back and I was touched that NYC blogger A Mother Life sent me this Sunshine Blogger Award.

Sunshine Blogger Award

I'm sure there's a few of these sorts of awards going around, but it's a first for me and a good excuse to share some more snippets about myself and give a nod to some of the blogs I'm obsessed with.

What you might not know about me...
  1. I come from a household of women, with 4 sisters and no brothers
  2. I have a son, 4 nephews and just 1 niece - so the balance of power has shifted!
  3. I couldn't live without spaghetti bolognese
  4. My favourite city in the world is Queenstown, New Zealand
  5. Much to the amusement of my friends, I have an irrational fear of dolphins (long story - will tell it to you sometime)
  6. Despite being a colourful person, I have too much black in my wardrobe
  7. My house is usually very organised, but I feel those days are numbered
  8. I think I have a kind, nurturing, caring soul
  9. In the 10 years I've been with my husband he has never cleaned the bathroom (disgraceful I know, but he makes up for it by doing the ironing)
  10. I have about 10 coffee cards in my wallet (perhaps not that surprising)
I would like to pass on the Sunshine Blogger award to the mummy bloggers I've been most obsessed with this week - thank you for inspiring me everyday ladies:
noideamum - funny, cute, heartwarming, relatable
Seven Cherubs - always so inspirational and a wonderful mummy community
Be A Fun Mum - so many great ideas
Green Tea & Toast - beautiful words and photos to match
Metropolitan Mum - one of most stylish new mums ever
(Not) Just a Mummy - best beauty advice for yummy mummys
Matilda's Mum - an Aussie mum's journey
Mummy to Twins - relevant advice, ideas and a mum's opinion on current news

Ladies, I've been told the rules for accepting this award is:
  • Include award logo in blog post and thank the blogger who gave it to you & include link back
  • Answer 10 questions about yourself or list 10 facts about you
  • Nominate approximately 10 bloggers for the award and contact them to inform them

Thank you x

 


11 comments:

  1. Aww that's too sweet, thank you xoxo I was happy to see you get the award, I love reading your posts.

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    1. P.s. Really want to hear the dolphin story!

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  2. Thanks so much lovely! I am looking forward to doing my post! Hope you are really well!
    P.s. I totally get tghe dolphin thing. I have claimed (many) times to my husband that they are the silent killers of the sea, leaving sharks to take the rap for everything. Sneaky critter =) Xx

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    1. I love that I have a partner in crime to back me up on the dolphin front - noone gets it, but they seem so obviously scary to me. Haha! x

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  3. Thank you Latte Mum! I am looking forward to checking out the other mummy blogs you have recommended x

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  4. Thanks so much I am so touched to be included. :) Your sunshine has put a big smile on my face. Thanks again and will post tonight, looking forward to creating it.
    Love and hugs to you.

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    1. Well deserved, and loved reading your post and facts about you xx

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  5. Oh no! I thought I'd replied to this post - but must have just sent you an email instead! Thanks so much for this lovely, it was a really nice surprise x

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