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Awards: Honest Scrap and Prolific Blogger

Mummazappa at The Book Nerd Club has graciously given me The Honest Scrap Award. Isn't that lovely? You should check out her blog ~ she has some great book reviews on there!

The rule of this award is that I have to share 10 honest things about myself. So here goes...

1. I am completely addicted to caffeine. I drink about a half pot of coffee and two Coke Zeros every day, and I don't feel right if I miss any of it.
2. I'm afraid of heights.
3. I love the ocean and wish I was able to make it there more than a couple times a year.
4. I'm a professional marketing writer and editor, and use my blogs to write about things I actually care about.
5. I've been a Northerner living in the South for almost nine years now, and I'd never go back.
6. I'm not a big fan of young adult books, despite their popularity these days.
7. I read and enjoyed Twilight, but never read any of the others in the series. There are just too many other books I'd rather read.
8. I am NOT a morning person and never will be.
9. I hate reading mass market paperback books. I'd much rather have a nice hardcover ~ bigger font and much easier to read!
10. I love to travel ~ I'm not picky where, I just want to see new places.

Now I'd like to share this award with 10 other bloggers that I enjoy reading and would love to learn more about:

Adventures in Mommydom
Almost Unschoolers
Brimful Curiosities
Children Grow, Children Explore, Children Learn
Good Girl Gone Redneck
Great Books for Kids and Teens
Library Queue
Mouse Grows, Mouse Learns
Silly Eagle Books
The Work of Childhood

T at Reading Schtuff has given me the Prolific Blogger Award. I'm very proud of this one.

A Prolific Blogger is one who is intellectually productive… keeping up an active blog that is filled with enjoyable content.

1. Every winner of the Prolific Blogger Award has to pass on this award to at least seven other deserving prolific bloggers. Spread some love!

2. Each Prolific Blogger must link to the blog from which he/she has received the award.

3. Every Prolific Blogger must link back to This Post, which explains the origins and motivation for the award.

I'd like to pass this award on to the following bloggers who keep definitely meet the definition of a Prolific Blogger!

Books to the Ceiling
Bookworming in the 21st Century
Great Kid Books
Literarily Speaking
Maw Books Blog
One Persons Journey Through a World of Books
The Book Lady's Blog


  1. I love living in the South too! Thanks for the award!

  2. Awwww <3 Thank you Julie!!! You deserve both of your awards for SURE!! You inspire me <3

  3. Thank you for the award! I am with you on caffeine addiction :)

  4. Congrats to you and thanks for passing the award along! I love that you use your blog to write about stuff you actually care about! :)

  5. I could have sworn I'd commented, just shows how well my brain is working.....
    I'm afraid of heights too.
    I love awards like this, my favorites are always the ones where we learn more about the person. Thank you so much for giving me this award!

  6. Hi Julie, thanks so much for the award. Really appreciate it. My dad is having major surgery this week, so I won't be able to reciprocate the award. But it means a lot to me. Thanks so much,
    Mary Ann - Great Kid Books

  7. Hi Julie! Thanks so much for the award! I like reading you blog a lot.

  8. Oh! I just realized that I had not stopped over here! Thank you for a lovely award - you are so sweet :)

    Congratulations everyone!

  9. Thank you!!

    I'm still making my way through all those old comments I missed the last few months, so I just saw your comment about the award. Sorry for the delay.

    I'm overloaded this week working on deadline (I'm a writer, too), but I'll try to post my 10 things soon.




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