Weekly Word Count and Kreativ Blogger Award

Okay, let’s get my word count accountability out of the way because my first week wasn’t so hot:

Friday: 1188
Saturday: 1015
Sunday: 1086
Monday: 0
Tuesday: 0
Wednesday: 966
Thursday: 691
Friday: 196

In my defense, I spent the time between approximately 9 am Monday and 8 pm Tuesday on a shopping trip with my husband’s mother, aunt, and grandmother. Yes, I willingly went shopping for two days with my in-laws. Unprecedented, I know. 🙂

Yeah yeah, no excuses, I know. I’ll do better this week. 😛

Now on to more important things! I’ve been nominated for the Kreativ Blogger Award by miss amyauthorblog. I had actually noticed a few other blogs posting their own acceptance of this award and was wondering what it was all about, so I looked into it. Basically, from what I can figure, the idea is to “award” several blogs that you personally enjoy and think deserve some kudos, and in turn those bloggers give their readers some random facts about themselves and pass the torch on. So without further ado, the Kreativ Blogger Award rules:

1. You must thank the person who gave you the award.
And of course I thank you very much, amyauthorblog of Pen Names and Other Escapes! I honestly couldn’t have expected to find something like this in my comments so soon after creating my blog! Thanks again, and everyone go check out her blog! Her bathtub post this morning cracked me up. lol

2. You must list ten facts about yourself.

  • I’ll be 28 years old in just a few days, and I still don’t know how to properly apply makeup. It’s never been something I was good at, and since I don’t generally wear a lot I never bothered to learn. I struggle to get my lipstick on without getting it all over my face, and when I wear any kind of powder I just sorta…brush it everywhere and hope for the best.
  • I have two cats (once three) even though I’m allergic. I’ve always been a huge sucker for cats, so they make me stupid. Though once these two are gone I don’t think I’ll ever get another one. Once you have a kid running around, dealing with cats just seems to become an annoyance.
  • I’m a huge nerd. I love Star Wars and have more recently gotten into Star Trek as well, there are still a few anime shows that are dear to my heart, and I could watch movies like Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter over and over.
  • I think Plants VS Zombies may be one of the greatest games ever. Can you say digital addiction?
  • I was a cheerleader for a year in high school. Those who know me and didn’t actually see that period of my life would never guess, I promise you this.
  • A while back I got into writing fanfiction, and with some amount of devil’s advocacy from my best friend, I ended up writing a slash fiction between Sirius Black and Remus Lupin (Harry Potter characters). I posted it on FanFiction.net and to this day I randomly get reviews on it. Part of me honestly believes that nothing else I ever write will be as enjoyed as that silly slash fic.
  • If it were nutritionally logical, I would probably drink nothing but chocolate milk.
  • I prefer to wear jeans and t-shirts/tank tops all the time. I hate wearing things that are uncomfortable, and I rarely find skirts and the like to be comfortable.
  • I could sit with a coloring book and a box of Crayola crayons and be perfectly content for hours.
  • Alternatively, I could easily sit in a room full of Lego blocks and just build towers and let my daughter knock them down all day. 😀

3. You must tag other bloggers to nominate them for the award and let them know that you’ve nominated them.

I’ve seen several different bloggers who tagged different numbers of people. Since I’m actually pretty new to blogging seriously and I don’t follow a lot of people, I’m just going to tag a few of the ones that have captured my attention since I started my blog:

Have at it, fellow bloggers! 😀

2 thoughts on “Weekly Word Count and Kreativ Blogger Award

  1. Tracey,

    Thanks so much for the award! Now I have to come up with ten things about myself 🙂

    Christi Corbett

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