I Have Been Nominated for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award

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I’ve been nominated for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award, and I’m so thrilled! Thanks so much  to Valeriu dg Barbu, for nominating me. Please be sure to visit his blog.

The way this award works is you tell people about it via post and then you nominate 15 other bloggers. The more people that know about it, the better.

Here are the terms of this lovely honor:

1. Display the award logo on your blog (above).

2. Link back to the person who nominated you.

3. State 7 things about yourself below.

4. Nominate 15 other bloggers for this award and link to them.

5. Notify those bloggers of the nomination and the award’s requirements by leaving them a comment on one of their posts or About pages (which I promise to do this within the next couple of days).

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7 things about me you probably didn’t know about me:

1. I’m afraid of flying

2. I love menudo (the food, not the boy band:) if you don’t know what this, you don’t know what you’re missing)

3. I’ve been writing stories and poetry since I was old enough to write my name.

4. My favorite movie is The Wizard of Oz.

5. My favorite book is To Kill a Mockingbird.

6. I take pictures of my Chihuahua, Lola, all the time.

7. I love watching PBS and drinking coffee on Saturday mornings.

Below are my 15 blog nominees:

My Success is Your Success

1001 Scribbles

Talking Experience

Opinionated Man

My Food and Flowers

Preconcept

Competing With Myself

Indie Book Club

Playing Your Hand Right

Prophet Brahmarishi

We Are 2Fit2 Quit

Two Wise Gals

Valeriu dg Barbu Blog

Adding Sparkle

Nature’s Abhorred Vacuum

Five Tips for Creating a Romantic Staycation

Malia Mallory ~~~~~~~~~ Author

Need_200x300You’d like to get away for a long weekend – away from the job, the kids and the stress. You’d also like to spend some quality time with your honey, but, if you’re like me, perhaps there’s no one to watch the little one or money is in short supply.

So what can you do?

The concept of a staycation has been with us for a few years. Forego the plane tickets and hotel rooms and save some money. Bypass the time and hassle of traveling and help your local economy. These are great concepts, but I want to offer a particular staycation idea. These suggestions are designed to foster quality time with your significant other – giving you the opportunity to reconnect. We know what that leads to right?

1.  Commit to no work – really. No emails, no cell phone, no texts, no checking in with the…

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