And the award goes to…

Beautiful Blogger Award

On Friday afternoon I was nominated by the fabulous Running Bun for the Beautiful Blogger Award! If you don’t already read Ashley’s blog, I seriously recommend you subscribe or add her to your reader. Immediately if not sooner! She is freakin’ hilarious, inspirational, and fast as hell. She pretty much rocks and I love her – you will too!! Thanks so much Ashley for nominating me!

Here are the rules:

  • Copy the Beautiful Blogger Award logo and place it in your post.
  • Thank the person who nominated you and link back to their blog.
  • Tell 7 things about yourself.
  • Nominate 7 other bloggers for the Beautiful Blogger Award, and comment on their blogs to let them know.

My Seven Things

1. I’ve seen every single episode of Friends AT LEAST five times each. I own every season on DVD (except for seasons 1 & 2 … which are on VHS – remember those?!) but will still watch every time it’s on TV. If you know what Bamboozled, Unagi, and “I’m an EIGHT?!” means, we can be BFFs.

2. I never put my purse on the floor because of the superstition that it will make me lose money. I’ll eat an entire meal with my purse in my lap or sit on the edge of my chair with the purse behind me. If I don’t have a carry-on with me on the plane to set it down on, I will hold my purse in my lap for the entire flight. It will never touch the floor. EVER. Who knows if its true or not, but I don’t want to test it out.

3. I’m fluent in sarcasm. Really ridiculously good at it. Enough said.

4. I have two younger sisters, and somehow I’m the shortest. Not sure how that happened.



5. I was a vegetarian for a year in 2009. While waiting for a flight out of the Atlantic City airport, I came across and purchased Skinny Bitch. By the time I returned home to Florida, my mind was made up: I was done eating meat. I lasted one year. I blame Texas and it’s abundance of steaks. And bacon. And other deliciousness.

6. I used to have black hair.


Jersey Fresh

And really blonde hair.



And probably every color in between.




7. I have no interest in getting married. Okay, that’s not entirely true – maybe SOMEDAY. But for right now? Completely content with the way things are. Brad and I have been together for seven years (minus one year, 2008, when he first moved to Texas) and I operate on this principle: if it ain’t broke? don’t fix it! I don’t need a ring or a wedding or a piece of paper that says I’m married to solidify the fact we’re in a committed relationship. We’re happy, don’t fight, and love each other to death – I mean, how much more do you need?


Annnnd now for the nominations! A few of my favorite beautiful bloggers 🙂

  Amanda from Running on Waffles
  Paula from Eat Watch Run
  Michelle from Crazy Running Legs
  Melissa from Hungry Healthy Happy
  Courtney from C is for Courtney
  Chelsea from Masher 52
  Carly from Carly Bananas

Hope everyone enjoyed getting to know a little bit more about me & thanks again Ashley for the Beautiful Blogger Award nomination!

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  1. Kylie Marie
    Twitter: kyliemarieslife

    I love this! And I especially love that picture of the 3 of us from Jacksonville, it’s in my sister’s frame in my room in NJ 🙂 Sarcasm is in our blood, and I for one embrace it probably just as much as you do haha. Great post sista!! xo

  2. Unagi. Priceless! I love the dark hair. Bring it back!

  3. Oh man, I love you with black hair. I mean, you can seriously pull off any color. What’s the natural color? But I’m with you. I can’t decide on hair color so I keep changing it. When I’m really dark, I have light roots that look ridic so I have to color it every month.
    I was with Fabian for 7 years before we got married. And I kid you not, on our honeymoon we were like, “I don’t feel any different, why did we do this?” haha. I guess for the kick ass honeymoon which is still the best vacation I’ve ever had.

    • Thank you!! My favorite is definitely black or darkdarkdark brown – but same as you, once my roots come in it looks terrible. Natural is like light brown-ish (the color in my main blog pic, top right). I’ve actually been keeping it its normal color lately – haven’t dyed it since September! I haven’t really missed the salon trips but I do miss the darkness…

  4. I loved this!! You are so tiny!! 🙂

    You really have no interest in gettinf married? That’s cool. I like independent women you are confident in who they are. You and Brad are very cute!

  5. awh! thank you for nominating me, that is so kind of you! i really appreciate it!!!

    ah!!! STEAK IS AMAZING! i was a vegetarian/vegan for 3 when i lived in saint louis for a short period of time… then i came back to texas & it all changed!

    i have two younger sisters & have had black hair too! it’s funny the things we have in common..

    oh && that whole running thing!!! 🙂 🙂

  6. I adore your many hair colors! I wish I could rock a color that dark AND blonde! I am a boring brunette.

    And I loveeee Friends, too! If it’s on, I’m watching it. Don’t care what I have planned. Must stop and enjoy. I may DVR it as well . . .

    Thanks for the <3!!! XO

  7. Yay thanks for picking me! We are so alike it’s kind of scary! I’m also a Friends fanatic, so sarcastic, used to have black hair, didn’t eat meat for a few years, and have been dating my BF for about 3.5 years and I’m not in a rush to get married. Most people think that’s really weird but I just am really happy and don’t feel like stressing over planning a wedding right now.
    Can’t wait to post this! 😀

    • Love that we’re so similar! Can’t wait to read yours, looking forward to it 🙂

      I get a lot of crap about the marriage situation, but I really don’t care. Everyone seems to gloss over the fact that we are happy together and zero right in on the lack of ring on my finger. I don’t understand why it’s such a big deal. I’ve seen many, many marriages crash & burn – not interested in being a part of that. A relationship is just fine 🙂

  8. Courtney directed me your way, and I just wanted to introduce myself! Hey! It’s great to meet you 🙂 I’m a runner, was vegetarian for 5 years (vegan for 2 of ’em), and I dyed my hair black for a while too! Looks like we’ve got a lot in common already! Cheers!

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