The 2013 Versatile Blogger Award!

I Won the 2013 Versatile Blogger Award!

2013 Versatile Blogger

Thank you to Stacy Harris From Ramblings of an Undiagnosed Mad Woman!

If you haven’t already, I highly recommend you check out her blog. She has some seriously funny posts!! Just don’t drink anything when you read them, otherwise you may need a new laptop!!

Like all awards, the Versatile Blogger comes with a few rules:

Now this award too comes with some rules…
  1. Thank the blogger who bestowed this award. Thanks again Stacy! You’re PEPPERGASMIC!!
  2. Add the Versatile Blogger Award to your post and site.
  3. Nominate other bloggers that are deserving of the award.
  4. Let them know you nominated them.
  5. Tell 7 interesting facts about yourself.

Let’s see, I’m nominating:

Congratulations to everyone!

Okay, now the good stuff…

7 Interesting Things About Me

  1. My husband and I met on xbox live 9 years ago
  2. I love to cross stitch, scrapbook, crochet, read, play video games and watch NASCAR
  3. I was born Catholic, but I’m now a Kemetic Witch
  4. I love playing Words with Friends and Scramble with my sister
  5. I’ve been a vegan for about two years now
  6. I’m really a dog person (especially small, yappy dogs), but I have 6 cats.
  7. I have an IQ of 168

There you have it. Congratulations to everyone!!

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Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award & Dildos

Did I get your attention? Ha!! Made ya look…

First things first, don’t worry, I’ll get to the dildos…

My good friend, Janine, the sweetest person I know, was kind enough to award me the Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award!!! AAAHHHH!!!!

Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

Thank You, Janine!!

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Hub of the Day… Finally!

Hub of the Day

My Hub of the Day Award. YAY!!!

I, finally, got Hub of the Day (HOTD)!! WOOHOO!!!! YAY!!! Four months in the apprenticeship program has really paid off! What a reward for all my hard work. You should have heard me when I saw my hub on the side of my Hubpages Feed Page!! I squealed!!! I was so happy, I’m still riding the high!! I was beginning to get a bit depressed and losing motivation for my writing on Hubpages because of the traffic losses recently (thanks Google). But this has renewed at least my motivation.

HOTD does wonders for your traffic, although it’s a shame it isn’t coming from Google. I’m sure it will start to slow down tomorrow, although my hub will be featured on the Hubpages Homepage for 9 days. I’m hoping all the popularity might increase my rank with Google. Notice I said hoping…

I’ve been writing for Hubpages since January of this year (2012) and had yet to get HOTD until today. Even my hubby got the Rising Star Award after only authoring two hubs!! Needless to say how jealous and ticked off I was. I’d put in all this effort, even applied for and got accepted to the apprenticeship, and my husband, the one who has no grammar skills whatsoever, gets Rising Star… Really?

Don’t get me wrong, I’m really proud of him, I was more mad at myself. I kept asking myself what I did wrong. Why wasn’t my work good enough? Although I refused to give up, I was getting to the point where my heart just wasn’t in it. I found myself writing for Knoji and Textbroker more, and ended up having to scramble to finish my 8 hubs for the month of October. This HOTD was one of those hubs. Go figure!

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The Versatile Blogger Award – I WON! I WON! I WON!

My Versatile Blogger Award

I Won the Versatile Blogger Award!

I was recently honored by Julie DeNeen who awarded me (and several other bloggers) the Versatile Blogger Award! Julie has been a huge inspiration to me on this crazy freelance writing journey. Although, I haven’t really had a chance to tell her how much of an influence she really has had. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been ready to throw in the towel. Inevitably, Julie would post a new hub, or blog post and it would snap me back to reality.

I’m very honored and would like to say thank you Julie!! You’re too kind!!

So, I can choose up to 15 bloggers to give this award to; however, only one blogger I follow hasn’t already been nominated (Janine and Michelle beat me to it!). So without further ado:

I am giving the Versatile Blogger award to…

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