Friday, November 26, 2010

Featured Blogger Friday-XmasDolly

I'm very excited for this particular Featured Blogger Friday because I get to share with you someone very special to me-My cyber mommy!

Dolly of XmasDolly is such a wonderful, caring lady and one who has "adopted" me as her internet daughter-How can I NOT have her on The Element!?

I hope you enjoy this great interview because she is one of those people who has so much to say and share!

Q. What’s your name and blog? What other information would you like to share?

Well, the name of my blog is XmasDolly. It use to be The New XmasDolly, but that didn't work at all; well, not yet anyway. Other information is it was going to be The New XmasDolly because I started to diet, and it worked out for awhile because I lost 20 lbs., but my back started up again (I have Spinal Stenosis) and I couldn't exercise too much, so I'm working on getting that better first. Although, I'm still doing Water Aerobics (love it), when I can at the health club. They have an arthritic pool there I use.

Q. Why did you choose that name for your blog?

May I say one thing about the name for my blog. I've had a few comments about the X in Xmas Dolly. Christmas stands by itself and everyone knows the meaning. There's not too many people that know the real story about Xmas. The X is actually a slanted cross the Christians used in the old days so they wouldn't get thrown to the lions (Google it). It's all there in black and white. Now why did I use that name? My dad gave my mom a Valentine's candy box years ago when I was little and there was a doll on it. She always put it out at Christmas time because she was all dressed in red. She's on my button. My mom passed away in 2006 and I inherited her, and she still comes out at Christmas time. Thus the name XmasDolly for my mom!

Q. Why did you start blogging?

My daughter blogs and she was telling me how much fun it is. Meeting new people, learning things that people write about, and having fun. I'm a retired legal secretary and on disability as I noted above. I do work out of my home as a transcriptionist, but business is slow. So, she came over (my daughter is NightOwlMama, Tricia), and taught me the ropes. She's actually still teaching me-I don't retain information well. Have to make notes.

Q. What kind of stuff do you cover with your blog? Is there a specific genre you write about or is the sky the limit?

Oh Baby Girl, any that knows me knows "Sky's the Limit!" I write about everything and anything. Whatever comes to mind. From my children and grandchildren to my musician hubby. From what happens to me on the street, to jokes I get in e-mail. I love to share, love to talk, love to have fun! I also love music!

Q. What is one must read post that you have written {Include Link}?

Well, I really don't know. I don't write something I don't want you to read of course. ~hehe~ There's the post I wrote about each of my children when I first started writing, but it's only special to me I guess. The only one I can think of is about the smile on my neighbors face. You can check it out HERE. Plus, my daughter helped me with it too! I'm glad to update that post shortly due to a giveaway the sponsor has offered. I'm so glad.

Q. Name one thing you love about your blogging job.

Okay, this is where my daughter and I differ. I say it like it is, or I don't say it at all. She puts facts where I like to put feeling. Do you understand that? I'm too old to be playing games now. I want to share my experience what little I have, but if I can help someone else, I'm all for it. If someone needs a friend, I'm there and if you need a shoulder or an ear, I'm there to wipe away the tears or listen. I love people. Love me back and we're friends for life. Cross me and I disappear. That's just the way I am. Don't get me wrong, I do forgive some things, but it's a situation kind of thing.

Q. Name one thing you’re not quite fond of about your blogging job.

One thing? Girl, have you been reading my answers? I don't talk about just one thing. Okay, I'll try. Oh wait, I know. People put together meme's and giveaway list(especially these). People sign them to enhance their followers and entries on the giveaways. Well, these people take their time and their blog for us when they could have put up a giveaway or a post they wanted to, but "NO," they made a commitment to their fellow bloggers and they do it. So when I put my link up, I ALWAYS leave a comment even if it's only one stinkin' word: "THANKS." How long does it take to type the word 'Thanks'? There's over a hundred names on some of these, and I read how many comments; twelve. Twenty maybe. Oooooo, it just frosts me to no end! Why can't people be nice back?

Q. What’s one random fact about you?

I talk too much! Lol

Q. Inspiration comes in many forms for different people. What inspires you?

Oh my gosh, so many things! My children, grandchildren, and my husband mostly, but to tell you the truth, memories of my family. I love to share my good memories. My God inspires me mostly because he lets those memories happen, and I thank Him every day. Many times my friends also inspire me because the friends I have truly care. I live by the rule do on to others...And my favorite saying, "Oh Lord, fill my mouth with worthwhile stuff, and nudge me when I've said enough!"

Q. Where else can we find you(Personal Website, Etsy Shop, Twitter, Facebook, Etc.)?

XmasDolly on Blogspot, @XmasDolly on Twitter, http://www.facebook.com/#!/mchamberlinmoody, xmasdolly at comcast dot net - I have been working on a private blog for now. It's a book I wrote a long time ago, and some day I might just finish that bugger!




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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Giving Thanks

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Today is not only a day to visit with family and friends and eat until you become stuffed {and maybe even then some...}, but most importantly it is a day to just stop and give thanks for the things in your life. Let me tell all of you, my lovely readers, I am extremely thankful for everything in my life.

Yes, I've been dealt a tough hand by life being chronically ill and whatnot, but the good has totally surpassed the bad ten fold.

So, I want to send up many, many thank yous to the universe for completely blessing me with a wonderful family, supportive friends {my readers and interwebby peeps included}, an adoring boyfriend I love very much, and generally a beautiful life.

What are you all thankful for?

I hope you and your family have a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving holiday!

Love and Energies.
Kayla

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Follow Me Back Tuesday(11/23)

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So, I'm hoping on the linky-love train and joining in on the fabulous meme I've seen circulating around the blogosphere lately-Follow Me Back Tuesday!

From the name itself, I'm sure you can put the pieces together on what it's all about :)

Thanks goes to our hostesses for putting on such a lovely meme::

Survey Junkie
Little Yaya's
Boobies, Babies and a Blog


New to The Eclectic Element?

Pop a squat, grab some refreshments or nosh a little {I'd offer you a wide variety of somethin-somethins, but I'm not sure where ya'll live}, and say Hi xD

I'll be sure to visit and follow you as well!

Love and Energies.
Kayla

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Slapdash Sunday(11/21)


Slapdash Sunday is a day for your proverbial week 'leftovers.' Is there something you wanted to say, but just forgot? Is there something you want to write about, but isn't worth a whole page? Do you have a random thought, funny or otherwise that needs to be written down?
That is what Slapdash Sunday is for!


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My friend Matty over at Matty Thoughts brought to attention a pretty awesome site that I thought you all would get a kick out of--You can plug any date into Billboard and get the number one song for that particular day, dating back to the 1940's!

Here are a few dates I chose to plug in::

My birthday...."When I See You Smile" by Bad English
My graduation...."Lollipop" by Lil Wayne featuring Static Major
My first blog post...."Right Round" by Flo Rida

Go ahead and try it out for yourself!


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Friday, November 19, 2010

While the Cat's Away...


....The mice will play!

So, I know I'm leaving you guys high and dry here, but I'm taking of for a weekend-o-fun with some friends down at a college not to far away from where I live.

I feel bad that I didn't get any posts prepared for the whole weekend-I was working on it, but the time just seemed to fly by since my birthday on Wednesday and before I knew it, it was time to pack and leave!

I promise though, you will hear and see ALL about my birthday and about my trip down to NIU-My camera is packed, fully charged, with a new memory card and everything!

In the mean time, don't have too much fun without me xD

Have a great weekend all!

Love and Energies.
Kayla

a.k.a

The Cat

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Happy Birthday(s)!

The countdown has ended...




I simply can't believe I'm turning 21 today-It doesn't seem real to me O.o

I wanna give a big shout out to my wonderful friend Matty at Matty Thoughts because as it turns out, it's HIS birthday as well!

I couldn't think of any other person I'd rather share my special day with xD

So if you have a moment, head on over to wish him a happy birthday!

As for me, I'm completely overwhelmed with all the love and wishes I'm getting today-Thank you all so very much for making this day so special for me. I wish I had time to write a whole post, but I'm supposed to be getting ready to go shopping right now....

{Shhhhhhhh}


So just look forward to a great big birthday post either later this evening or tomorrow morning!

Have a wonderful day everybody.

Love and Energies.
Kayla

a.k.a

The Birthday Girl!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

1 More Day and Another Winner...



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Yes, yet ANOTHER lucky winner folks!

I feel like Santa Clause-Well...a female, non-hairy version of Santa Clause anyway. LOL

So it's time to announce the winner of Leanne's I Heart U Big Bold Valentine Cocktail Ring!

Congratulations to comment...


#100

Boobies!!




Congratulations!! I'm off to email the lucky winner and they have 72 hours to get back to me with their information, otherwise I'll be forced to choose another winner.

{Don't make me do it!}

A big thanks goes to Leanne of StudioLeanne who provided this wonderful prize and everybody who entered!!

Love and Energies.
Kayla

Monday, November 15, 2010

Music Moves Me Monday(11/15)-Freeeebie!

Welcome to Music Moves Me Monday!

This meme is hosted by a group of seriously great people-Dolly of XmasDolly, Lorie of The Shewbridges of Central Florida, Larrie of CakeBlast, and last but certainly not least, Callie of JAmericanSpice!

Here are the rules if you wanted to participate::

First step: Run over to You Tube, (or wherever), and lock & load! Get your pick for the theme of the week.

Second Step: Grab our "Monday's Music Moves Me" button::

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Third step: SIGN THE LINKY - Dance (follow) your host/hostesses, and grab their buttons.

Final step: Start lookin' for a partner and boogie on down to her blog, and say hello, and tag (follow) her/him, and leave a nice comment. If you've been tagged (followed) be hip, and get on over there, and tag (follow) her back and leave a comment.


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Last week was country, this week....Freeeeeeeebie!!

Man, as exciting as this is for me, it brings a huge delema to light::

What do I want to share with everyone this week!?

I mean, I could go classic rock, rock, metal, indie, folky, retro....TOO MANY TO CHOOSE FROM!

I think for my first freebie week, I'm going to choose my absolute FAVORITE artist and my favorite song from her-So, enjoy!

Florence and the Machine-Howl
{Believe you me, it was HARD choosing just one favorite song-I probably shouldn't say favorite...It's one I enjoy a lot LOL}




Hope everyone enjoys my pick of the week!

If you want to join, head on over to one of the hostesses {or host} sites and see whatcha gotta do to join in :)

Have a musical week!

2 More Days...

Mailbox Monday(11/15)


Mailbox Monday divulges into the inner workings of my mailbox throughout the week. From books to jewelry to free samples to random magazines and letters-You never know what will be in the mail this week...

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My mother, father, sister and myself got these adorable little save the date magnets from our cousin who is getting married in the Spring.

I do have to say these save the dates are such a cute and genius idea!

They put their information on a fridge magnet xD




I got this wonderful prize package courtesy of my friends over at MyBlogSpark and Brandy of Brandy's Big Bargains!

It's a GORGEOUS serving dish! I'm debating on giving it to my mum, or putting it aside as a Christmas gift...

Suggestions?!




What did you get in the mail this week?

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Amazon, Pedophiles and Freedom of Speech

There has been much controversy in the media and around the blogosphere about what has been going down over at Amazon.com.

I actually just heard about it two or so days ago while watching Larry King Live with my mom-Have you heard about it?

Apparently, an author {if you can call the disgusting sack of shit that} self published a book entitled "The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure: a Child-lover’s Code of Conduct," which is basically a how-to guide for pedophiles, telling them what they can get away with that won't get them in trouble.

Penetration is out. You can’t do that with a child, but kissing and fondling I don’t think is that big of a problem,” said the horrendous excuse for a human being.

As if that wasn't enough, the news went on to show a video of the guy actually defending his published works, saying that his goal is to appeal to the better nature of pedosexuals, with hope that their doing so will result in less hatred and perhaps lighter sentences should they ever be caught.

He also told the cameras that pedophiles where portrayed in the news as murderers and rapists, and that true 'pedosexuals' are basically peaceful beings that love children.

SICK BASTARD!

Here is where the whole controversy with Amazon comes into play-Amazon took it upon themselves to actually sell the book on their site and defend themselves under the first amendment when they came under fire from countless people.

Okay.

Freedom of speech is such a wonderful right that we American's have and I would never want to deprive someone of that right. Amazon defended themselves, saying that to deny selling this "book" on their site, they would be denying the "author's" freedom of speech.

I truly understand and acknowledge that yes, this would violation of his freedom of speech.

HOWEVER, when our founding fathers sat down and created the amendment, I'm pretty positive that they did not have pedophiles creating how-to manuals in mind. Sometimes in these cases, people and companies have rights to deny the freedom of speech amendment if they feel the situation is immoral, dangerous, etc etc.

Case in point:: When innocent children are in potential danger of being molested due to a sick, twisted manual being sold on Amazon saying this 'sexual lifestyle' is okay.

People are also going on to say that it's not Amazon's fault; that they are doing what any good company would do. I respect people's opinions on this matter, but for me, any company-I don't care if your Amazon, Borders, Barnes and Noble, a cart on the street or a guy selling stuff from the inside of his jacket-any person or company willing to peddle this filth is not one that I want to give my business to.

Big corporation or little business, it basically just comes down to morals and common sense, apparently, some companies are majorly lacking in that department.

Since them, Amazon has pulled the book from their site. I've heard a few different conflicting stories: they're re-reviewing it, there is another different manual up, they've pulled it for good-Whatever the truth is, I'm sick and very disappointed that this whole thing happened in the first place.

They are definitely going to have to do something very large to gain my business, loyalty, and respect back.

If you would like to read a much more extensive posting about this issue, head on over to Telling Dad {his post is so much more powerful then mine}.

3 More Days...

Slapdash Sunday(11/14)


Slapdash Sunday is a day for your proverbial week 'leftovers.' Is there something you wanted to say, but just forgot? Is there something you want to write about, but isn't worth a whole page? Do you have a random thought, funny or otherwise that needs to be written down?
That is what Slapdash Sunday is for!


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I hit a bloggy milestone over this past week folks...

That's right::

1,000 posts!

How exciting is that!?

{Or maybe it just excites me LOL}


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Saturday, November 13, 2010

4 More Days and a Winner!


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Now, it's been awhile since we've had a winner at The Element, so I'm more then happy to announce the first winner since April 28th, 2010!!

Congratulations to the winner of the $40 gift Certificate to 1-800-FLOWERS.COM...



Comment #44


Erin Lenore!!





Congrats Erin and I'm off to send you an email--You have 72 hours to respond to the email with your information before I'm forced to choose a new winner and 1-800-FLOWERS.COM for allowing me the privilege to work with them!

Thanks to everybody who entered!!

Love and Energies.
Kayla

Friday, November 12, 2010

$40 1-800-FLOWERS.com GC Ending TONIGHT!


Don't forget to enter my 1-800-FLOWERS.COM $40 Gift Certificate giveaway that ends TONIGHT!

If you haven't already, enter HERE.


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And while you're at it, have you seen my giveaway to win an I Heart U Big Bold Valentine Cocktail Ring from StudioLeanne on Etsy!?



If you haven't entered you should!

Just head on over HERE.

It ends Monday!

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Thursday, November 11, 2010

The Girlz of Galstanberry *Book Giveaway*



Do you remember my exclusive author interview with the writer of the newest young adult series, The Girlz of Galstanberry?

If you happened to miss it, you can read all about the lovely and talented Garen S. Wolff and her book(s) HERE.

If you do remember, then you're in luck!

Garen has been so kind as to allow me to hold a giveaway for all my readers...



{The Giveaway}


An autographed copy of The Girlz of Galstanberry by Garen S. Wolff, a Tabitha Crawford collectible bookmark, AND the opportunity to be featured on the author's website along with other holiday winners!



{The Rules}

1. You MUST include a way to reach you whether it be an email or blogger URL.
2. Each comment, mandatory and or extra, has to be separate.
3.
This contest is open to US residents only.



{Win It}

Visit TheGirlzofGalstanberry.com and tell me which one of the characters best describes the tween girl in your life!

*hint*Click on the 'Girlz' tab at the top*hint*





{Extra Entries}


1. Comment on one thing you learned about Garen in her interview(1 extra)

2. Follow my Blog(1 extra)

3. Subscribe to Me(1 extra)
*Located on the right-You can't miss it.

4. Follow Me on and Garen on Twitter(2 extra)

5. Tweet this giveaway(1 extra daily)


RT:: #Win a Signed Copy of The Girlz of Galstanberry and a few other goodies! @TheEclecticE @GalstanberryFan http://bit.ly/bfeOE0 #giveaway


6. Comment on any non-giveaway related post(1 extra daily)

7. Blog about this giveaway leaving a link(3 extra)

8. Become a fan of Garen and The Girlz on Facebook (1 extra)


That's 1 mandatory entry + 33 possible extra entries which = 34 entries total!

Good Luck!


The Eclectic Element Disclaimer:: This contest is open to US citizens only and will run from Thursday, November 11th, 2010 4:00 pm central standard time until Thursday, November 25th, 2010 11:59 pm central standard time. The winner will be chosen via Random.org and will be contacted within 24 hours of the drawing. You have 72 hours to claim your prize and send me your shipping information-If I haven't heard from you within that time frame, I will choose another winner.

6 More Days and an Update




Six more days to go.

Which brings me to a few updates I need to share with all my readers::


As you know, or found out vaguely from my short posting yesterday, I haven't been doing the greatest health wise. Of course my body had to pick the week before my birthday to start acting up, but I digress...

I've decided that I'm going to have to postpone My 21st Birthday Celebration until I'm well enough to contact companies and actually TYPE on the computer regularly. I'm not exactly sure when it's going to be changed to, but I'm still planning on having it darn it!!

As for me, I'm better then yesterday {as you can tell from actual put together sentences on this post}, but I'm still in a tremendous amount of pain. I can walk, but it's slow-going. My migraine decided to sporadically come back, but it's not immobilizing as before.

All in all, just another obstacle to overcome.

I've been sick before on my birthday, so I'm prepared for that if it becomes reality, however I'm hoping I'll actually be able to go OUT and enjoy my special day.

Either way, I still have 6 more days!

Thank you all for your well wishes-I appreciate each and every one of them and love you guys dearly :)

Love and Energies.
Kayla

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Sick


Sick again.

Bad nerve pain.

Trouble walking.

Bed today.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

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Monday, November 8, 2010

Music Monday(11/8)

Welcome to Music Monday!

This meme is hosted by a group of seriously great people-Dolly of XmasDolly, Lorie of The Shewbridges of Central Florida, Larrie of CakeBlast, and last but certainly not least, Callie of JAmericanSpice!

Here are the rules if you wanted to participate:

First step: Run over to You Tube, (or wherever), and lock & load! Get your pick for the theme of the week.

Second Step: Grab our "Monday's Music Moves Me" button::

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Third step: SIGN THE LINKY - Dance (follow) your host/hostesses, and grab their buttons.

Final step: Start lookin' for a partner and boogie on down to her blog, and say hello, and tag (follow) her/him, and leave a nice comment. If you've been tagged (followed) be hip, and get on over there, and tag (follow) her back and leave a comment.


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This is my first week participating in Music Monday and I'm so excited xD

Of course the first week I decide to join in is country week--I'm not the biggest country music fan, but I do enjoy a few individual songs, so here is my choice::

Gretchen Wilson-Red Neck Woman
{This pretty much explains me as a person and how I grew up LOL}




Hope everyone enjoys my pick of the week!

If you want to join, head on over to one of the hostesses {or host} sites and see whatcha gotta do to join in :)

Have a musical week!

9 More Days...


Mailbox Monday(11/8)


Mailbox Monday divulges into the inner workings of my mailbox throughout the week. From books to jewelry to free samples to random magazines and letters-You never know what will be in the mail this week...

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Since I can't physically work, I've come up with other ways to make a little extra money for things-My business, selling stuff online, survey sites, etc.

I've been stocking up and saving my dollars and points from my many survey sites so I can withdraw around the holidays to have a little extra money for gifts for people-Thankfully one of several checks showed up this past week and is now deposited in my account ^.^




What did you get in the mail this week

Sunday, November 7, 2010

10 More Days...

Slapdash Sunday(11/7)


Slapdash Sunday is a day for your proverbial week 'leftovers.' Is there something you wanted to say, but just forgot? Is there something you want to write about, but isn't worth a whole page? Do you have a random thought, funny or otherwise that needs to be written down?
That is what Slapdash Sunday is for!


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Tuesday was the second time I got to exercise my right to vote-And I did so proudly, yet reluctantly.

Reluctantly because I honestly hate politicians and politics-The past month has been nothing but commercial bashing, which totally turned me off of them ALL.

Anyway, my mother and I did our voting and as we're walking out, she told me they shouldn't have put write in's on the ballot.

Me:: "Um. Okay...Why?"

Mom:: "Because I wrote down Mickey Mouse."

Me:: "HAHAHAHAHAHA!"





I get my horoscope on my phone daily, and on Thursday I had to write it down because it was so ME::

"When your heart is gently touched, it feels loving, generous, and supportive of everyone Scorpio. If your heart is lonely, it feels deserted by everyone. It would be impossible to try to make sense of why things need to be so extreme for you, but the fact of the matter is that you don't need to figure it out rationally. You only need to accept that this is how you feel."




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Saturday, November 6, 2010

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Friday, November 5, 2010

Featured Blogger Friday(11/5)-Slice o' Heaven

Welcome to The Element, Erin of Slice o' Heaven!

I hate to admit this, but I'm just a recent follower of Erin's {I know, WHERE have I been!?}.

I'm glad that I'm now a follower because she has so much to offer on her site from fun weekly memes to life with her adorable daughter to food recipes :)

So either way if you're a new or old follower of Erin's, this interview will be a treat!

Q. What’s your name and blog? What other information would you like to share?


My name is Erin aka Mrs. Cox. I have a handful of blogs, but most note-worthy is Slice o' Heaven. Second being Snafood, which is my food and recipe blog.

Q. Why did you choose that name for your blog?


Slice o' Heaven was fairly easy to come up with for me. After having my daughter, Charlie, I felt that anything that I blogged about, even the frustrating moments, was sharing my own slice o' heaven. Snafood is a very tongue in cheek title. I am not shy about experimenting in the kitchen. Sometimes the experiments turn out, sometimes they don't. When they don't they are usually so far gone they could be considered a "snafu" - hence snafood.

Q. Why did you start blogging?


Originally I started blogging to keep in touch with Sister #1 and her family who live out of state.

Q. What kind of stuff do you cover with your blog? Is there a specific genre you write about or is the sky the limit?

A mix of everything, really. "Random thoughts, pictures of things I love, and anything else I feel like writing about..." I also weave in product insight, giveaways, and a little window shopping in an effort to cure my fashion fixes :)

Q. What is one must read post that you have written {Include Link}?

I seriously tried so hard to think of a single post that would be a "must" read. Really, I did. But I couldn't. I'd feel guilty leaving out the other posts that I love and adore! So instead, I'll leave you the link to "The Best Of" page.


Q. Name one thing you love about your blogging job.

Essentially, I am playing the role as my daughter's biographer. Before she was born, I chronicled my pregnancy, the birth, all the way up until now when I write about her newest discoveries.

Q. Name one thing you’re not quite fond of about your blogging job.

Balance. There's so much I want to write about, but ultimately family is, and will always be, my priority. I have about 30 posts in draft and a hefty list of blog topics that I hope to eventually cover. In time ;)

Q. What’s one random fact about you?

Just one? *chuckle* I have OCD tendencies and I lovingly embrace them. "Obsessive and Compulsively Delightful" is what I call it. Lists keep me organized and on task. Is my home perfect and pristine? Lawsie, no. I used to dream of ultimate organization, but now I prefer to have a comfortable, relaxed, "lived-in", child friendly home.

Q. Inspiration comes in many forms for different people. What inspires you?


For the longest time, on my sidebar I've had this blurb... "My husband has my heart, my daughter is my life, family is my strength, laughter is my air." I pull my inspiration from those four things. They are my core.

Q. Where else can we find you(Personal Website, Etsy Shop, Twitter, Facebook, Etc.)?

Twitter http://twitter.com/MrsCox Facebook http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/pages/Mrs-Coxs-Slice-o-Heaven/111307362218808


Slice o Heaven

12 More Days...

Thursday, November 4, 2010

{Join Me} 21st Birthday Celebration!

Guess what!?

Not only am I turning 21 years of age within the next few weeks, but I'm holding my first event in my 1 1/2 years of blogging!

How exciting is that!?

It was actually a very last minute thing, but I really hope it turns out well-So far I've got a few features, reviews and maybe 1 or 2 giveaways, as well as a few other fun things revolving around being 21 ;)


Mommy's Idea



How cute is this button?

I want to thank Savannah of Baby Bundle Boutique on Etsy for working with me and putting my button together so fast and Printed4u.com for letting me use of of their numerous fabulous images {possible feature perhaps?}!

If you grab my button and post it on your blog, you'll get 5 extra entries into whatever giveaways I'll have running-Just make sure you come back here and leave a link on where you put it by November 13th.

{Whatcha waiting for?! Grab that button!}


For those more experienced bloggers who've done events and dealt with sponsors, any advice would be extremely welcomed.

Love and Energies.
Kayla

13 more days...

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Poor Rejected Random Loid


So I'm in my room last night blogging and entering my contests when my phone lights up next to me signaling I've got a text message!

PRRL:: "Hey, how are you?"

I didn't look at the number assuming it was my friend Emily whom I had been texting {although it did cross my mind that it was a little weird she was asking me how I was doing when I had just been talking to her}, so I wrote:

Me:: "Hey =) I'm hangin in there. How are you?"

I get this text back.

PRRL:: "Pretty good. Why just hanging in there? What's wrong boo?"

I've never been called boo before by Emily, or any of my other friends for that matter, so I looked up at the number and realized that this was someone I DID NOT know. Now, I don't think you know this about me, but I'm somewhat of a paranoid person, so I'm assuming it was one of my friends playing a joke on me...

Me:: "Ha. I'm assuming this isn't my friend Emily. Lmao. Oops. Sorry, who is this?"

PRRL:: "Loid. You met me at the mall."

By this point, I honestly can't remember if I really DID meet a guy named Loid at the mall{very unlikely, but I always question myself cause of my Lymie brain}, if this was a joke, or if this guy had the wrong number. I wasn't sure which option it was, so I just left it unanswered.

PRRL:: "This is Alex right?"

Poor guy. He's got the wrong number.

Me:: "Sorry, I've believe you got the wrong number. Lol"

PRRL:: "This is Alex though the guy who was wearing a lot of make up?"

{I'm not really sure what he was asking in that text message}


Me:: "Not quite-You're currently talking to a girl who doesn't really wear any make up. Lol"

After I sent that last text message, I waited for a response. One minute went by. Then two. Finally, my phone lit up again and I clicked view, and this is what Loid wrote...

PRRL:: "You're currently talking to a guy who was given a random number to text."

O.o

Ouch.

Poor Rejected Random Loid.

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