Monday, July 6, 2009

An Award & Italian Beef Sandwiches

I would like to start by thanking This Stop Willoughby and Krista's Kitchen for sending me the Kreativ Blogger award! I have not been blogging for very long, so I am honored you gals thought of me. Thanks again!

The 'rules' for this award are as follows:
1. Thank the person who nominated you for this award.
2. Copy the logo and place it on your blog.
3. Place a link to the person who nominated you for this award on your blog.
4. Name 7 things about yourself that people might find interesting.
5. Nominate 7 Kreativ Bloggers.
6. Post links to the 7 blogs you nominate.
7. Leave a comment on each of the blogs letting them know they have been nominated.

Seven interesting things about me? Here goes:
1. I have two metal rods in my back from scoliosis surgery when I was 16 years old. The scar runs from my neck down to my hips on my back. (No, I don't set off metal detectors.)
2. At 5'9" I am the shortest person in my immediate family. My mom was 6'1", my dad and my brother are 6'2". I would be taller if it weren't for the scoliosis.
3. I met my husband when I was 16 years old (he was 18) at a teen dance club. We dated on and off for 10 years before we got our act together and got engaged. Our wedding video is titled "A Decade Of Progress".
4. I have no fear of public speaking, which scares the bejesus out of most people.
5. But I am terrified of spiders.
6. The reason I learned how to cook in high school was because my mom went back to work as an accountant and it was either learn to cook dinner or starve during tax season.
7. I think I have a slight case of OCD and I am a neat-freak, but I am also very optimistic and friendly.

Now for the 7 bloggers I would like to nominate. They are:
1. girl, outnumbered
2. Tried & True Cooking With Heidi
3. A Dash Of Life
4. Crumbs In The Minivan
5. Marvelously Mundane
6. Buried With Children

There is no #7 because I don't follow enough blogs to send it to, sorry. Can I still keep my award? LOL

For dinner tonight I made Italian Beef sandwiches. Well, I didn't really make anything, I just heated up a container of Papa Charlie's Italian Beef with Gravy and served it with french bread from the grocery store bakery. We have tons of leftover sides from the BBQ and we both ended up having coleslaw. I am still tired from all the activity over the weekend, so this was easy and tasty.

Happy eating!


  1. Congrats on your award and thank you so much for passing it onto me.

    Oh and I so am going to try that fried ravioli from the previous post.

  2. you are too funny. no need to apologize for giving me an award. I like them and I like the fact that you love my blog. It makes me happy. :)

  3. Congratulations on your award! And, thank you for passing it along!

    And wow, you are tall! What a tall family! How tall is your husband?!

    Hope you had a great weekend celebrating!

  4. Sorry, that last comment had WAY too many exclamation points. I'm getting a little too wired on diet coke sitting here. Sheesh!! Ack, there I go again!

  5. My husband is 6'3", which is good because I love to wear heels. I am so glad you are all happy about the award; it is my first so I was thrilled! But there is a bit of work involved with it, sorry about that. It's kind of like those chain letters from the 80's! haha!

  6. Congratulatios for your award, and thanks for passing it along!

    Being tall but still being the shortest in a family of "giants"? I totally get you. I am 5'7'' and my little sister is 6'0''. Guess who is ALWAYS considered the youngest sibling!

  7. Gracey, when you are older you will really appreciate being called the younger one! :)

  8. Fun facts! My husband and I dated for nearly 7 years before we got married. Long courtships...

    I am also not bothered by public speaking, terrified of spiders, and a bit of a neat freak.

  9. Krista, we are also both midwestern girls who love to cook! No wonder I love your blog! :)