A big thank you!

This week I got a sweet email from Wendi at Prsd4tim2 to let me know that I had won the Stylish Blogger Award.   I usually feel like there can’t be people actually reading this blog, so I was a little surprised!   Thank you Wendi!

There are rules to follow, so here goes:

• Thank and link back to the person who gave you the award
• Share 7 things about yourself
• Award some recently discovered great bloggers
• Contact the bloggers and tell them about the award.

It’s sad, but as I’m typing this I can’t even think of 7 things to write about myself!  Let’s see….

1.  I started sewing when I was 16.   After my grandmother passed away, we discovered that she had written my name on the bottom of her sewing machine.   That started it all and I haven’t looked back!

2.  My life sewing  is fueled by Dr.Pepper.   I’m currently trying to give up drinking it for the 87th time.   (I will probably have failed by the time you read this. )

3.   I dream of living in an old Farmhouse.   My husband is not sold on the idea.  I’ve decided that in the meantime  my house should reflect my taste, so many DIY projects have ensued.   I think he’s realizing that it may be cheaper to just buy an old farmhouse at the rate I’m going to make it appear as though we live in one.

4.  This fall my oldest will start Kindergarten and my youngest will be in 5-day preschool.  How is this possible!?  Time goes so quickly…

5.   I’m expanding our garden this year.  I’m giddy waiting for the last frost day so I can start transplanting.    This year we will have  3 kinds of heirloom and 2 kinds of organic tomatoes,  sunberries, strawberries,  organic potatoes, 5-color Silverbeet Chard, organic sweet corn, green beans, yellow zucchini, and yellow onions.

6.   I love to read.  I just discovered that I can ‘check out’ books at my library online and they will email me when the books are ready for pickup.  WHAT?  This has added years to my life.

7.  13 is my lucky number.   I was born on Friday, the 13th of August.   ooohhh creepy, huh?;)

On to the awarding…

1.  Ellison Lane Quilts – Jennifer is in one of my virtual quilting bees.   She makes beautiful quilts and if you’re in the Charlotte, NC area, get excited, because she’s starting a branch of the MQG there!

2. Fiber of All Sorts – Shanna is also in a vqb with me.   She is so encouraging and has the best attitude about trying new things.    I love following her stash report of what she’s bought/used and her new 241 tote!

3. Anne-Crafted – I’m not sure how I stumbled upon Anne’s blog, but I love it.   Her sewing studio is TDF and I’m loving her Super Mario Bros. quilt.

4. Say Yes Juliet – Sarah was in a quilt bee with me and I’d previously followed her through flickr.   She is amazingly sweet and I am inspired by her sense of color and design.

Congrats, ladies, a Stylish Blogger Award is coming your way!

Thanks again Wendi!

Lindsey

P.S.  Look how my Threadheads Bee quilt is coming!  EEK!!

Jennifer - Wow! Thanks Lindsey!! I am honored!

Jessica B. - I def. read your blog!!! I want to “commission” you to make me a work of “art”!! Let me know when you are available for a paying project…..hugs!

LindseyR - Aw, thank you Jess!

LindseyR - You’re welcome Jennifer!

H2Ogirl - You are just too sweet my dear! How wonderful that your grandmother sparked a passion for you – that is something to cherish. And I’m kinda jealous of your garden.

anne - You are so sweet. And your e-mail totally made my day!

Do you post your DIY house projects on your blog? I’d love to see them! An old farmhouse sounds dreamy!

LindseyR - If you lived close, I would share some veggies! :)

LindseyR - I haven’t, mainly b/c most of them are unfinished! ha! A few are almost done, so I’ll be sure to share.

Lindsay - I love meeting other sewing Lindsays (Lindseys)! I’m a new follower :)

LindseyR - Thank you Lindsay! I’m a big fan of your blog!

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