The Honest Scrap Award

Suzi from Suzi Homemaker has become a very good friend and recently bestowed this award upon me. From what I have read, this award is given to bloggers who write from the heart. What an honor to receive it!

The rules are as follows:
a) List 10 honest things about yourself.
b) Pass the award on to seven bloggers whom you feel embody the spirit of the Honest Scrap.

Now, I’m not sure what else I can confess besides this and this that won’t scare you off, but I’ll give it a shot!

1. I can’t stand to hear people chew. It doesn’t matter who it is, the sound kills me. No one wants to sit by me at family functions because of this.

2. I am hopelessly devoted to Pepsi. I must have one can a day – if not two. It is a horrible habit that I have never been able to break.

3. I bite my nails. All the time. I have tried everything to stop, but it’s a nervous habit that I’ve had since I was little. The only time I don’t bit them is when I have fake nails on. Those cost money, though, so that doesn’t happen very often.

4. I *love* to sing, and have been told that I have a beautiful voice. I sing to my kids every night. I’ve done this since they were born. We sing at home and in the car all the time. I’m so shy, though, that I just can’t bring myself to actually sing in front of our church. I wish I could. Maybe some day I’ll conquer this fear.

5. I am horrible about printing out photos and organizing them. I have over 30,000 pictures on my computer right now, and they’re a disorganized mess. My photos include client photos, my kids photos, and photos I’ve helped people edit.

6. I love kids. Always have. I always wanted a large family and am so blessed that God has given me 5 beautiful children of my own. My favorite job was as the head teacher in the 2 year old room of a daycare. I can tell you the name of every child I ever taught in that class. I loved them all like my own and it broke my heart when I left and moved back to Ohio. Leaving them behind was one of the hardest things I have ever done.

7. On the kid note – I am not afraid to tell someone else’s kid to behave. I’ve recently discovered that not all parents like this. LOL! However, if I see a child misbehaving or being disrespectful, I will call them out on it. I would want others to do the same to my kids.

8. I do not like vegetables. The only ones I will eat are corn, potatoes, and green beans. My husband loves raw veggies and it makes me gag when he eats them. And I wonder why my kids won’t eat their peas.

9. I believed in Santa Claus until I was 12. Part of my still wants to believe in him today. I have just always loved the “magic” of Christmas and the joy that Santa brought. And, yes, I know that Santa is not the true meaning of Christmas. But he sure is a fun part of it!

10. I hate talking on the phone. I have no idea why, I just do. There are certain people I talk to on the phone that don’t bother me, but client business, ordering products, etc., I would just rather do it online, through an email, or face to face. In fact, I’d much rather talk to anyone face to face than on the phone. Funny, because I used to talk on the phone so much that my parents had an extra line put in that went directly to my room. Could be why I don’t like it so much any more!

Ok, here are my 7 honest scrappers:

1. Natalie of Kummer’s Family Circus
2. Danielle of Danielle’s Daily Life
3. Vicki of Mystic Ramblings
4. Annmarie of A Little Piece of 7th Heaven
5. Dawn of Boy oh Boy oh Boy
6. Lori of Jewllori
7. Chris of What’s in Sissy’s Head

I have other awards I need to blog about and I promise to do that VERY soon!

Angie Vinez (2893 Posts)

Angie is a wife and mother to 8. Her life revolves around cooking, cleaning, laundry, and other household duties. She is passionate about her life in Christ and wants to encourage other mothers in their own walk of faith. Angie is active on many social media networks, loves technology, photography, and graphic design, and loves creating blog designs for other mom bloggers.



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