Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Awarded! (and I'm not talking about the Golden Globes)

Hey lovelies,

How are you all? :)

Once again, I want to take a moment to thank you all for reading, commenting, and following my blog. It means a lot, as you surely can imagine. Thank You! ♥ You are amazing.

Sunday morning, I was pleased (not to mention speechless and surprised) to notice that I had been given an award by Diva Naomi Addy. This one is second I've gotten, and I'm still super excited! Thank you, my dearest Diva ;)

The award is:


The award comes with a couple of rules:
Firstly, I must share 7 things about myself with you.
Secondly, I need to give this award to 15 other blogs.

7 Things About Me:

1. I'm super passionate about cooking, and a bit upset because at the moment I don't have the time or the money to put together as fancy meals as I'd like.

2. I've managed to pull off tricks in NHL12 game, that my fiancé says he has never seen anyone to perform. (and yes, he means it in a positive way.)

3. I would love to craft/DIY more often, but honestly, I suck when it comes to techniques, and I don't always have the patience to learn new techniques thoroughly.

4. I hadn't made a single Skype call until last weekend. And it was my mom who pushed me to it.

5. My fashion goal this year is to make my wardrobe more versatile AND to learn to use as many pieces as I can in more than one way.

6. According to MENSA's web test, my IQ is 132. (Raise your hand if you can believe this. I mean, it still sounds crazy to me, too.)

7. I love singing, but have such a bad case of stage fright I can't even do that in front of my fiancé or my family. (And still, I would love to know if I'm any good at it.)

I guess those are my 7 things this time around. :)

Then, to the harder part:

I Pass This Award to the Following 15 Bloggers (and their blogs, of course):


1. Grace from Haute Couture
2. Thu from Just tututiny
3. Sherin from HiFashion
4. Taj Acosta from Gorgeous Glam
 5. Kim from A very sweet blog
6. Naina from Sidewalk Catwalks
8. Whitney and Mallory of WhitWatWear
9. Ivana from Macarons and Pearls
10. Sofie from Me Llamo Sofie
11. Stella from J'Adore Fashion
12. Juli Ann from It's a glam life
14. Anastasia from Natbees' Fashion
15. Bessie from Bravoe Runway


I could've named a hundred blogs here, easily, but as I had to choose... (and ladies, I hope that all of you would do at least the "about me" part of this, as I'd love to get to know you all more)

If your blog wasn't on the list, not to worry. It's amazing anyway! ♥ (plus, I'm planning on writing posts highlighting other blogs sometimes in the future... You'll never know when yours finds its way there ;))

What else was I planning to say?

Oh, next time, there'll just a normal outfit & nails post, but on the weekend, I'll continue my Personal style posts with a make-up post! So stay tuned for that ;) (and if you have any thoughts, ideas, questions etc. that you'd like to present to me before I'm posting it, please tell me. You can never have too many fresh thoughts and opinions considered before writing something.)

Also, remember to check my face mask giveaway, it's open until the end of this month! ♥

Okay, enough blah blah blah from me, I guess... Until Thursday, that is.

Blog ya later!

xoxo

Johanna

27 comments:

  1. congrats on your award! had fun reading your facts

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  2. You have such an awesome blog! Love the energy and your style of writing too!! Lovely!
    ox,
    -Davie+Erica
    Wardrobe Stylists, NYC.

    >>http://www.lpfashionphilosophy.blogspot.com

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  3. Congrats!

    GTBB,
    http://badjoan.blogspot.com
    http://cookingjoan.blogspot.com

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  4. Well thanks for the love doll! You know, I love cooking too and even collect cookbooks! But I never have enough time to make all the fancy meals I would love to. I think I was a chef in another life! xx Taj

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  5. You are SO sweet, thank you so much!!! Hahaha I never have the patience either. No worries. You're not alone on that one!

    PS- cooking...boy, do I love to cook. Oatmeal, yeah. Haha not so big on that either!
    Thanks again Johanna and you know what? I think I WILL do an 'about me' JUST for you!

    xo
    http://hautecouture3.blogspot.com

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  6. Congrats on the award and the IQ test! When you get 132, you should believe it :) I love singing, DIY projects and versatile things in my closet too.

    xx
    Heel in Mint

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  7. Nice to know a little more about you. I love to cook and bake too. I wanna try out a few things from the new cookbooks I got over the holidays but unfortunately that will have to wait for a while since I don't have the budget right now to put together a fancy meal. Oh and yes, I love to sing too but I just can't get myself to sing in front of other people either.

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  8. You know I had to be fashionably late to receive my award Johanna! HaHaHa It's been a busy day. Thank You! Thank You! You are the sweetest girl. I appreciate this so much :) You made my day. I bet you can sing! You should tape yourself and then play it for someone. Make a youtube video and put it on here (we'll listen). Congratulations on your award Johanna and again thanks girl! ((HUG))

    http://averysweetblog.com/

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  9. Congrats on your award dear!
    hugs from New York,
    xx
    Ask Erena
    http://askerena.blogspot.com/
    http://exoticaccessoriesboutiqueshop.blogspot.com/
    P.S. See what is new in my shop!

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  10. Congratulations and Thank you for the award Johanna! You are a smart lady so 132 does not surprise me at all!

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  11. I also want to make my wardrobe more versatile as well! And I wish I had the time and patience to make DIY projects... great post! xo

    http://fatal-fashion.blogspot.com

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  12. Awww, thank you so much for the award!! Yay, means so much to me! You totally deserved to win it!!

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  13. Congrats on the award! You totally deserve it! <3

    Leia

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  14. congrats girl..you have a lovely blog..like really..!!

    following you..hope you'll do the same.
    check my new post.. :)
    http://fashionistas-stop.blogspot.com/2012/01/must-havethe-little-black-dress.html

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  15. hey girl:) the boy is already home luckily! he can't do things that take too much effort and has to come back to the hospital frequently to take x-ray photos:) thank you for asking!X

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  16. A well deserved award indeed. I've been so busy lately with school starting again but I always make sure to stop by your blog once even if I don't have time to leave a comment. Thank you for blogging AND for passing me the award! Here's to more awards in the near future together ;)

    P.S. Your IQ does not surprise me one bit!

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  17. Thanks, lovely lady, for the award! and congrats on getting it! I heart your blog so much and look forward to your posts everyday! ps. I know you're doing some kind of post exchange or letter exchange or something... interested in swapping/writing?

    ♥ laura
    the blog of worldly delights

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  18. Congratulations on your award and thank you for passing it on to me! :) I am totally stealing your fashion goal. I am trying to buy much less this year and remix what I already have! :)

    http://theclosetintervention.blogspot.com/

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  19. Thanks so much for this award sweetie! I really appreciate it! And I loved learning something new about you :)

    xx Ivana

    Have you already entered my "Perfect nail polish" event on Facebook? Check it out here

    Stop by sometimes :)
    Macarons and Pearls

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  20. ooooooooh thanks so much sweetie! ♥

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  21. congrats! I am off to see the blogs you chose!

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  22. love the red striped shirt! the outfit looks comfortable but chic at the same time :)


    myblissisthisway.blogspot.com

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  23. Dedicated my blog to one of my favorite bloggers today, come see =)

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