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I’m a winner! (Very Inspiring Blogger Award)

A few days ago, Dorian and her Mum from Dorian’s Hand nominated me for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award.  What is this all about?  Well its a way to thank and recognise those who’s blog you have enjoyed or been inspired by.  Its also a way to highlight then the different blogs you follow and pay-it-forward in the blog-a-sphere.

Here are the rules:

  1. Thank and link the amazing person who nominated you (above)
  2. List the rules and display the award. (here and the image below)
  3. Share seven facts about yourself.
    1. I don’t have a middle name – and neither do either of my parents 
    2. I love bodyart – I have 7 piercings and 1 tattoo
    3. I’m an environmentalist and animal rights supporter, as well as supporting a number of charity organisations
    4. I’m a pretty terrible cook
    5. I’m not very girly but I always have my nails a brightly painted shade
    6. I laugh at the inappropriate – time, place, situation, comment – I will find the funny side of pretty much anything
    7. I don’t drink alcohol – never have, never will – but thats a story for another blog post 
  4. Nominate 15 other amazing blogs and comment on their posts to let them know they have been nominated.
    1. Dosirakbento
    2. A new life wandering
    3. Quarter acre lifestyle
    4. Aotea media
    5. Lenstrek -An African journey thru my lens
    6. Forgotten NZ
    7. Rufus on the web
    8. Back Packer Lee
    9. Da mouse
    10. Things I find in the garbage
    11. Just a Dad with Disney Questions
    12. The Chronicles of Wanderlust
    13. Stretching it to travel
    14. Chronicles of a travel addict
    15. Modest Marie’s Frugal Living
  5. Optional: Proudly display the award logo on your blog and follow the blogger who nominated you. (done happily!)
Very inspiring blogger award

Very inspiring blogger award

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About The Sock Mistress

Slight fixation with socks. At last count, I had enough pairs of socks to last 14 weeks without having repeat a pair. IT geek by profession. Disney nut. 3rd world loan shark (http://Kiva.org ). Finds humour in the inappropriate. Holiday planner extraordinaire. Mum to doglets. Crazy Dachshund lady.

Discussion

13 thoughts on “I’m a winner! (Very Inspiring Blogger Award)

  1. Wow!! Thank you so much! This is the first blog award I’ve ever received. You truly made my week. =)
    I will find time to pass on this good karma and be sure to give you a shout!

    Posted by MaitoMike | September 21, 2014, 8:39 pm
  2. We have two things in common, I also don’t have a middle name and laugh at the inappropriate (which can be terrible!! lol) Congrats and thanks for the nomination 🙂

    Posted by quarteracrelifestyle | September 22, 2014, 7:53 am
  3. Thanks for nominating me..Appreciate..I am thrilled

    Posted by lenstrek | September 22, 2014, 5:39 pm
  4. Well done! No middle name? My husband and every generation before him also have no middle names. I changed it up a little and gave our kids two!!

    Posted by Leah | September 22, 2014, 7:12 pm
    • I wonder how unusual it is not to have one and whether it’s a cultural thing or just a preference? Certainly is seems like most people I know have one or sometimes two middle names. My parents said they had enough trouble picking one name let alone two 🙂

      Posted by The Sock Mistress | September 22, 2014, 7:19 pm
  5. I actually googled it last night, it’s fascinating! I am of English/Scotish descent but growing up it was definitely the exception – very unusual for both my sets of grandparents to buck the trend.

    Posted by The Sock Mistress | September 23, 2014, 6:59 am
  6. Thanks for nominating Forgotten NZ! I too am a terrible cook 😉

    Posted by Forgotten NZ | September 23, 2014, 9:27 pm

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