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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Apparently I Know Style?!? (& A Guest Post!)

I've recently received the 'Stylish Blogger Award' from some great I finally decided to quit being a stick-in-the-mud and participate! Thank you Courtney,  from A Thoughtful Place, Michaela, from Michaela Noelle, Allison from Live Love Small, Kendra from House of Ficek, and Rachie at A Chi Chis Affair, for thinking of me...and thinking I'm stylish!

(For a 'Style' award, I think the button could use a little style itself. Just sayin.' Am I going to get my award revoked for being critical?!?)

So here's the deal....I'm to follow these little rules:
  1. Link back to the people who awarded you.
  2. Share 7 things about yourself.
  3. Award 15 great bloggers, and notify them.
All fairly painless, except for the sharing part! Ugh, but here goes:

  1. I was raised as an only child (explains a lot, right?!), but I actually have 2 half-sisters and a half-brother, 2 step-brothers and a step-sister. Sounds very 'Deliverance'.
  2. Despite appearances, I do need some help in the blond department now that I'm 'maturing.' And Mr. Sugarplum actually does my color! Yep, every 6-8 weeks he whips my roots back into shape for me.
  3. Speaking of Mr. Sugarplum, he used to be a professional musician (hence why we lived in Nashville). But this list is about me, so....he proposed to me on-stage during their Niagara Falls, Canada...on New Year's front of 50,000 people! It was the first time in my life I was speechless. (I eventually squeaked out a 'yes.')
  4. I find it impossible to not spin and twirl anytime I'm in socks on a tile floor. And sometimes a little running split-leap if there's enough room.
  5. I'm told I do a pretty mean 'Robot' on the dance floor. You can challenge me at da' club if you want.
  6. I cry every Fourth of July when they play the stupid Lee Greenwood song, 'Proud to be an American.' Also at any commercials that show families reuniting.
  7. I am beyond blessed to have the best (not to mention funny!) family and friends. They bring endless joy to my life and I feel grateful every day for them.
Now for the 15 Bloggers to whom I pass the Award...this part was really hard as I love a lot of blogs! But since you know I'm smitten with all the blogs featured in my Best of the Best Series, I thought I'd show you some additional ones I adore just as much: 

And if you're not sick of me yet...head over to my lover Megan's blog, Honey We're Home. She's running a very motivating and inspirational series about Home Organization. She must have run out of friends, because she asked me to participate...and today I'm sharing my method for controlling Toy Madness


  1. Ah thanks so much for thinking of me and I agree, you are very stylish my dear! xo

  2. Cassie you are so sweet! I am still in shock. Thank you for thinking of me. Thank you, thank you! I hope you have a great day!

  3. Congrats on the award! You are pretty cool/stylish:)

  4. Aah no worries hun - You are definitely stylish! I love your house and all your ideas. Love the story about being proposed to on stage - that is so cool!!
    Rachie xo

  5. Whaaat?! Do you even know how fun it is to check on one of your favorite dailies to find a post like this?!?! I'm smitten and so so happy. You're a dollface. And of course you're nominated numerous numerous times. And yeah, I've been a stick in the mud about doing this too...

  6. you are too cute! i love that Mr. sugarplum does your hair color!!! I need help with the toy madness! I will check out your post.:)

  7. awww thanks so much!!!!!

    reading facts about you make me crack up! you made my day!

  8. Congrats on your stylish award! I love your blog, so I would have to agree!


  9. You are definitely stylish! I love that your man does your hair. So sweet!

  10. Heck yes, you are stylish! Thank you so much for sharing the love, I am flattered!

  11. I love the 7 things about you. It's really sad we're all so far away. I mean, you'd be the life of any party/get-together we had swirling in your socks and all! (:
    You're the best. Happy Wednesday, friend!

  12. Wow!! I'm so excited. Seriously thanks so much you're blog is great!

  13. #1 and #6 right there with ya :) Not that many half siblings though ;)

    xo- Carmel

  14. the story of your husband proposing is so sweet!! and I am a huge fan of twirling on tile floors while wearing socks! xoxo

  15. Nice job on the award! It is well deserved :)

  16. i love that proposal story- how amazing!!!!
    and i cry at all those things, too... and more. lately its the spca commercial with all the sweet puppies with big eyes who need homes. oh. it gets me.

  17. I was wondering how long you were going to play the stick in the mud card. And I propose a dance off at da club sooner than later. Love the proposal story. You guys are super fun.

  18. So fun getting to know you a bit more! Congrats on your award, and thanks so much for including me (and with great company I might add!):)

  19. congrats on your award and thanks for telling us a bit about you! love that Mr. Sugarplum does your roots - what a sweet guy!! :)

  20. You and Mr. Sugarplum are the cutest! I now have the Lee Greenwood song in my head. ("And I glady stand up next to you...")

  21. Congrats Cassie! You SO deserve that award! :-)

    Emily Hewett
    A Well Dressed Home

  22. I love learning those things about you. See, you are sassy with a HEART! Love my Cassie. I can't believe your hubby does your color!

  23. Thank You so much for thinking of me Cassie!! I love your proposal story-that's so special and romantic. I hope you have it on videotape!! xx

  24. I thoroughly enjoyed reading your list :) I'm so with you on #6.

  25. Aww, thank girl for thinking of me :) I just love your Canadian romance story.


Your comments are like popcorn with milk duds, I just can't quit them. Thanks for taking the time to share your positive thoughts! xoxo, cass

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