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My first"Beautiful Blogger Award"

                My First "Beautiful Blogger Award"!

I would like to thank Faye from Fayes Sewing Adventures blog for this award..
1.The rules are tell 10 things about yourself,
               2.Then send the award to 5 other blogs that you read..

10 things about me!
1. I am teaching myself how to sew
2.This is my first time living so far away from family
3.I love to laugh and make others laugh, could so see my self doing comedy!
4.I love make-up, hair, I love wigs, weaves, ponytails for pete's sake I am a Diva lol!
5. I have a tattoo that says you guessed it DIVA!
           6.I have a ton of patterns and fabric, at first glance one would think I am a great seamstress lol...
7.I have a low tolerance for mean, and inconsiderate people
8. I have a heart of gold....
9.I LOVE online shopping, just ask my hubby!
10...I love life and everyone in it! 

So I would like to extend this award to 5 Divas!
1.Shari from sharisews
Well that's all for now Divas as always be blessed and nothin' less!


  1. Thank you Candace for choosing me to receive such a great award! It is also my first, and it means a great deal to me! PS--I love online shopping too!!!

  2. Your so very welcome! Vanessa, and online shopping is tooooo fun lol....

  3. Aww, thanx for the award. I just saw this b/c unfortunately, my comp died :( But I'm all set up now with my new one so I'll be doing my 10 things post soon.

  4. Awww, Lauren you are so welcome....I love your blog and your an awesome seamstress!

  5. Candice, I am so late on this, but just now reading thru you last few posts. You have been busy. Doing some great sewing projects. Thanks for the award.


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