Thursday, February 12, 2009

I'm Back....Again!

Trying to get back into the swing .... of blogging again after a two week hiatus
(I know, I all have missed me!) I had to refresh myself this morning on
"HOW TO BLOG".... Yep...I had even forgot how to put my photos in files!
So this has taken me pretty much all morning to do this post.
(Shhh...don't tell Mr. Hero. I'm supposed to be cleaning house!)
Reading blogs comes so much easier to me than writing blogs.....I just don't understand it.

Well......that's where I been.
And not just any blogs
but blogs like this amazing one!

Yes, it's sad to say I've become obsessed
with all things wedding!
With the kids' wedding coming up December 12 ( just around the corner) I've been skimming blogs and websites for information and ideas to help The Bride. And you would not believe the amazing information that is out there....The blogs....the pictures...the fantastic creative ideas! I know I'm just going to have to share some of them with you....we just might start having
Wedding Wenesdays
for the style obsessed mother of the groom!
Just go check out Style Me Pretty.
You'll see.

This blog is going to be a little long today....
lots of business to take care of....
but stick with me there's alittle surprise coming!

First things first......

A New Award!

My sweet friend Theresa Cano of Garden Antqs Vintage graced me with this award 2 weeks ago.
(Sorry Theresa it's taken me so long to get to it!)
Theresa is well kown among the
Antique/Vintage/Creative/Rusty/Chippy/Peely Paint/ Crowd.
And has an amazing blog full of photos from her travels to
some of the best shops and shows in this part of the country.
The award is for bloggers who show
"great attitude and gratitude"
Thank you so much Theresa for thinking of me...
I am deeply honored and full of gratitude!
The RULES for this award are...
1. Put the logo on your blog.
2. Nominate 8 other bloggers who show great attitude and gratitude.
3. Link them to your post.
4. Let them know by a comment on their blog.
5. Share the love by linking back to this post and the person who gave the award.
Since I have started this blog I have had nothing but amazing comments from each and every one of you. Thank you. Thank you. THANK YOU! Encouraging and loving comments that ROCK my socks everytime I check my blog.
Everyone of you show "great attitude and gratitude".
I'm nominating any and all of you who have left me a comment!!!!
Please put this award on your blog and continue encouraging and lifting people up each and every day cause you don't know how your one little comment might just make someone's day!
You go girls.....You all ROCK!

And now for the beach report .......

We're still there!!!!!
We're sticking with the plan!!!!!
It's working!
It's coming off slow but it's coming off!

But today you HAVE to check out this blog!


Magazine courtesy of The Veranda

Deb is having a P-A-R-T-Y to celebrate her 100th post!
Go by and leave her a comment to get in on the action!
Oh and read her rockin's guaranteed to put a smile on your face!

And after you've done that....go over to see my
Crystal at Sparkled*Life.

Here we are at the first Chik Nite.
Isn't she cute!

She is ROCKIN girlfriend
....awesome mother to the two cutest kids
....wife to one talented worship leader amazing woman of God
....always the encourager
.....writes the cutest blog
....and can knock your socks off with her preaching!

She is having a fantastic give-a way!
You won't want to miss the chance to win this life-changing book.....
She blogged about it here.
But don't just read this them all...she's amazing!
(and she's only 25!)
I been saying when I grow up I want to be like Crystal!
Leave her a comment before Feb. 16 and the book could be yours!

And now for my little surprise..........

I want in on the fun!!!!
So I'm doing a Give-A-Way too!!
I just finished reading Destined To Reign by Joseph Prince
I've ordered several fact
all my kids are getting one
and I want you to have a chance to read it too.
I believe it will revolutionalize the way you look at GRACE.
And it will change your life!
"The secret to reigning in life lies with receiving
everything that Jesus has accomplished for us on the cross."
Joseph Prince
My people perish for lack of knowledge.
You don't know what you don't know.
And it doesn't matter if you are
Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddest, Hindu, Wicca,
Other or Atheist....
I want you to know what I now know!

So I'm going to give a copy away also!
Here's what you do.......
Leave me a comment and tell me what change you need in your life.
(your name will go into the hat)
Then go to Crystal's and leave her a comment and come back and tell me.
(your name will go into the hat again)
And if you blog about this "give-a-way"...tell me.
(your name will go into the hat again)
Leave me a comment everyday or twice a day or 3 times....
(you name will go into the hat for every comment you leave!)
.....and there will be several other goodies in the box for the winner!
Drawing on Monday night at midnight!
February 16
Let the comments begin!!!!
WooHoo it's good to be back!

Blessings from my Delighted Heart to yours!


BetterChick said...

Patti...Thanks to you I finally did it! I now have a blog. It's a little ugly (as of 10:24 p.m., but hopefully it will be cute by midnight. Thanks for your infectious enthusiasm! Check out my blog....I'm called BetterChick. Maybe by 2 a.m. I'll figure out how to send you a link!

BetterChick said...

BetterChick forgot to identify herself....see I am a newbie! It's me, Jennifer M.!

BetterChick said...

How funny! You must have been loggin on to my page right when I was trying out different backgrounds. Let me know how you like this one. Also, I'd love if you would subscribe to my blog, then you could email it to others who would also enjoy it. I am planning to write a book, and having a large subscriber membership will help me get published.

Chik Nite said...

Whoop whoop for Destined to Reign! I am in the middle of it and its pretty amazing! I love your blog miss Patti! You are amazing!

trash talk said...

My sweet Patti, you have been missed big time! Glad to have you back in action even if it's just every now and then. Which btw,sounds real good to me!
These last 8 posts have just about whupped me. Believe it or not,I may be just about talked out.
Thanks for the shout out about the party. It's getting a little wild over there so I thought I would step out for a breath of fresh air. I can't stay long though or someone will have grabbed Harry up.
Please put my name in for that book. It sounds wonderful. I need some insight on which way to go from here, if you know what I mean.
Also, I think the Wedding Wednesdays would be wonderful(how's about that for alliteration?) My best friend lost her husband several years ago and has just became engaged to a wonderful man we all love. Her wedding will be in July and I'd love info on helping to make it special for her.
I guess I'd better get back over to the party and break up the fights over Cat Daddy. Women can get so tacky over a sharp dressed man! XXXOOO Debbie

L said...

I would love a copy of Destined to Reign. I've been looking for it in the bookstores.

Leslie c.

sparkled*life said...

Wow is all I can say. Your encouraging words always uplift me and make me want to beleive in myself a little more. Having people like you around always keeps people like me encouraged. I hope your day is bright and wonderful! I will see you at church Sunday morning be ready to rock it out Bryan is going to be playing a AWESOME new song!

Deborah@ The Painted Nest said...

Thanks for leaving me a comment Patti, Yes count me in! Blessings, Deborah

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