WordPress Fun: The Sunshine Award

The Sunshine Award

Before I begin to tell you guys about The Sunshine Award, I just want to let you know that every award I am sent is truly appreciated and I am so very grateful for all of them.  I have not yet been able to update my award posts to add everyone’s names, however I will be updating them very soon and acknowledging each person who nominated me.  You all are so great, thank you so much!

I am so honored to have opened my comments to see that Little Wife On the Prairie nominated me for The Sunshine Award.

How it works: 

1. Blog a post linking back to the person/blog who nominated me
2. Answer a few questions and nominate 10 bloggers, linking their blog to my post
3. Leave a comment on the blogs I have nominated

Okay, now onto the questions:

1. Who is your favourite philosopher? I think Thales is pretty cool to read about. He was the first philosopher to apply geometry, resulting in the calculations of the distances of ships to shores and heights. That’s right … I know some stuff! 

2. What is your favourite number? 26

3. What is your favourite animal? I have always been a seal fan.
4. What are your Facebook/Twitter URL’s? @alotonyourplate & Like me on Facebook to help A Lot On Your Plate get to 100 Likes!
5. What is your favourite time of day?  I am definitely a morning person and love it.
6. What was your favourite vacation? I absolutely love anything Disney.  I’ve been there twice and they are by far my two favorite vacations of all time.
7. What is your favourite physical activity? Kickball.
8. What is your favourite non-alcoholic drink? Shirley Temples
9. What is your favourite flower? Don’t judge, but I have always had a soft spot in my heart for buttercups.
10. What is your passion? Inspiring people to be the best version of themselves.

And now for some bloggers I would like to nominate for The Sunshine Award:

1. The Mommy Games

2. Adventures of Cake Diva

3. All Things Boys

4. M Twenty Six

5. Pride in Photos


7. The Unbearable Lightness of Being Me

8. The Fisherman’s Wife

9. Writer Reader Baker Bride

10. The Pink Gourmet

Please complete the above to accept your award and thank you again Little Wife on The Prairie!

Happy Friday!

- J

The Beautiful Blogger Award

Beautiful Blogger Award

I was so excited to hear that I was nominated for the Beautiful Blogger Award by Bridgett from Bridgett’s Beauty Blog.

**Obligatory Rules**

  1. Copy the Beautiful Blogger Award logo and place it in your post.
  2. Thank the person who nominated you and link back to their blog.
  3. Tell 7 things about yourself.
  4. Nominate 7 other bloggers for their own Beautiful Blogger Award, and comment on their blogs to let them know.

Huge thank you to Bridgett, this is so very appreciated!  Your blog is beautiful as well.  I love that you feature stores in which offer the bests deals.  It is very interesting for you to also feature items you have tried and disliked.  Your reviews are extremely helpful and you give reasons as to why you liked and disliked a product. Keep up the awesome work!

Seven things about me:

1.  I love all things nautical.

2.  I work extremely hard and give 110% in everything I do.

3.  I am a huge Xbox fan.  My favorite game is Fable III.

4.  I am grateful for everything in my life.

5.  I am a huge NY Knicks fan.

6.  To me, the perfect temperature is 76 degrees.

7.  All my life I thought I hated beans, sour cream, and pineapples, turns out, they are all pretty fabulous.

Seven Beautiful Bloggers:

1.  Amy @ Snazzy Biscuits

2.  Eight Tree Street

3.  Flecks of Green

4. Vanessa @ Vanessa Lee

5. Phyllis @ Sweet Paprika

6. Sara @ Fooding Rookie

7.  Wendy @ Jazzy Doodle Designs

Thank you again Bridgett!

Happy Monday!

- J

The Very Inspiring Blogger Award

I just received the Very Inspiring Blogger Award from AcornInMyKitchen!  This award is definitely one of my favorites, thank you so much!

7 Facts About Yourself:

  • I love anything vintage.
  • Real Simple is one of my favorite magazines of all time.
  • I think bike riding is pretty awesome.
  • … so is kite flying.
  • I own a replica Jouets poster like the one from Monica’s apartment on F.R.I.E.N.D.S
  • I collect wrapping paper.
  • My favorite season is Fall; Summers a close second.

& 15 Nominations:

A big thank you again to AcornInMyKitchen!

Happy Saturday!

- J

The One Lovely Blog Award

 The One Lovely Blog Award:

I woke up this morning to a wonderful surprise in my inbox.  Dwittoptions (http://dwittopinions.wordpress.com/about/) had nominated me for the One Lovely Blog Award. Thank you so much, its extremely appreciated!

So, in accordance with accepting this award ~ these are the guidelines:

* Thank the person who nominated you and link back to them in your post

* Share 7 things about yourself

* Nominate 15 or so bloggers you admire

* Contact your chosen bloggers to let them know 

Seven Things About Me:

1. I LOVE flowers.

2. I’m a huge Greys Anatomy fan.

3. I always wake up super early and very rarely sleep in.

4. My family & friends are my everything.

5. I put 110% into everything I do.

6. I’m obsessed with William-Sinoma & Anthropologie.

7.  I am grateful for everything in my life.  Always have been, always will be.

Here are my nominees for the One Lovely Blog Award:

1. wlbillings: http://jazzydoodledesigns.wordpress.com

2. Fashion Blogy: http://fashionblogy.wordpress.com

3. Baking, I Love You: http://bakingiloveyou.wordpress.com/

4. luv4wickless: http://luv4wickless.wordpress.com

5. Erin’s DC Kitchen: http://erinsdckitchen.wordpress.com

6. CereusArt: http://cereusart.wordpress.com

7. madisoncary: http://madisoncary.wordpress.com

8. Terra: http://virtuouswoman73.wordpress.com

9. alicecarman: http://alicecarman.wordpress.com

10: thelissachronichles: http://thelissachronicles.wordpress.com

11. Ingaphotography: http://ingaphotography.wordpress.com

12. ChefConnie: http://marinatingonline.wordpress.com

13. Deborah Delong: http://romancingthebee.wordpress.com

14. jennysserendipity: http://jennysserendipity.wordpress.com

15. gwenacaster: http://gwenacaster.wordpress.com/

Here’s a bonus choice: artistmum: http://artistmum.wordpress.com/ (her artwork is beautiful)

Again, HUGE thank you to dwittoptions for nominating me for the One Lovely Blog Award!

Happy Friday!

- J

The Versatile Blogger Award! x2

The Versatile Blogger Award

I’ve been nominated for a Versatile Blogger Award. It’s definitly an honor coming from http://fashionblogy.wordpress.com/ because im a HUGE fan of her blog.  Check out Guadalupe’s page here.  You can also follow her on Twitter at @FashionBlogy!

Here are the rules for the award:

1. Add the award to your blog.

2. Thank the blogger who gave it to you and include a link to their blog.

3. Mention 7 random things about yourself.

4. List the rules.

5. Give the award to 15 or more bloggers

Here are 7 random things about me:

1. I’m born & raised in New York and love it.

2. I can sit and watch HGTV all day long.

3.  I am obsessed with post its, favorite collection has to be The Disney Princess  Designer Collection.

4. I think there should be a Container Store on every block.

5. My family and friends are my life.

6. I love Broadway Musicals.

7. I am EXTREMELY go green.

Here are my nominated bloggers:

1. http://artistmum.wordpress.com/:

2. http://livepassionatelytonight.wordpress.com/

3. http://sempresimao.wordpress.com

4.  http://motheronedge.wordpress.com/:

5. http://ingaphotography.wordpress.com


7. http://dabneyland.wordpress.com

8. http://thegiddyblog.wordpress.com

9. http://anenajewelry.wordpress.com

10. http://jennysserendipity.wordpress.com

11. http://rantingchef.wordpress.com

12. http://simplysheila.wordpress.com

13. http://wordsaboutmylife.wordpress.com

14. http://barefootandpoignant.wordpress.com

15. http://zombies1984.wordpress.com

Thanks again Guadalupe!!!!

- J

The Liebster Award

The Liebster Blog Award

This afternoon, I got a wonderful surprise from blogger, livepassionatelytonight.  She commented me saying that she had nominated for the Liebster Award!  I was (and currently still am), super excited!  The Liebster Award is so awesome and definitely means something to me, especially receiving it from her.  I’m still somewhat new to WordPress, and so it took me a little time to figure out the WordPress etiquette and all that jazz. The night I finally learned how to start visiting blogs, I stumbled upon livepassionatelytonight.  It was actually was one of the first ones that I read and was instantly hooked

A little about the Liebster Award: The Liebster award is a way to spread the word to new bloggers.  It shows them you enjoy their blogs & posts and to keep up the good work :)

What Live Passionately Tonight is all about: This blog is dedicated to living a fulfilling, healthy, lifestyle. We follow the blogger (her names Alison), on her journey to discovering herself.  Everything about her page is awesome and is 100% worth checking out.

This next part is copied and pasted from http://livepassionatelytonight.wordpress.com/ (check out her blog, you wont regret it!!)

If you receive this award, you should:

1. Thank the giver and link back to the blogger who gave it to you.

2. Reveal your top five picks and let them know by leaving a comment on their blog.

3. Copy and paste the award on your blog.

4. Hope that the people you’ve sent the award to forward it to their five favourite bloggers and keep it going!

So here’s my 5 picks!: (drum roll please …)

  • http://livepassionatelytonight.wordpress.com/ This blog is amazing and one of my favorites.  Live Passionately Tonight is a true inspiration for those wanting to eat healthier and live a more active lifestyle.
  • http://into-mind.com/: I love anything DIY and fashion, and this blog has both.  Check out the awesomeness that is Into Mind.
  • http://artistmum.wordpress.com/: This is an inspiring blog by an inspiring artist, mother, and friend. Ruth’s artwork is some of the coolest stuff ive ever seen and im honored to share it with you guys.
  • http://motheronedge.wordpress.com/: This blogger had me at “Cheap Date Tuesday”.  She clearly knows how to be thrifty like me and its pretty awesome.
  • http://floraandhercat.wordpress.com/about//:  There is something about this blog that is refreshing and unique.  I enjoyed it when I read it out and im sure you will too.

Make sure you check out these blogs, they are definitely good reads!! And big, special shout out to http://livepassionatelytonight.wordpress.com/about/ … you rock so hard !!! – J

Liebster Blog Award