Monday, February 7, 2011

::Stylish Blogger Award!::

I am like a kid on Christmas morning when it comes to checking my blog. Each morning I wake up so excited to check and see if I have any new comments or followers! But waking up and finding that someone thinks I am a "stylish blogger?" YAY, its so exciting! :) Having started my blog just 1 week ago, I feel so honored (and would feel honored even if it had been a year)! I have loved all the sweet comments and all my new followers. Starting a blog is like a leap of never know if people will love or hate what you do, or have to say. So a big thank you  to Theresa at All is well  for the award. I am truly flattered. Her blog is adorable, I love her barnwood frame wall, the jewelry display and her super cute wreath! Go check her out, you won't be sorry.

And now, here are 7 random things about myself:

1. I had my first child via c-section. No one thought I would be able to have my second child "regularly" (aka VBAC) after this...but I did! People still say "I thought that wasn't possible?" Well, guess what. It is!

2. I love blasting my radio when I am driving and then proceeding to call my husband/friends/whoever and act like I am at a sweet concert yelling louder than my radio and belting the words really loud. It's best when they don't answer and I get to leave an obnoxious voicemail on their answering machine.

3. I love scary movies but never watch them anymore because the only person who will watch them with me is my mom. (love her)

4. I love freshly mowed grass. Mainly the lines it leaves...perhaps I am homesick for summer. Yep, just checked. I totally am. 

5. I love the outdoors. Camping, boating, surfing, snow-skiing, hiking, riding name it. My husband is the ultimate camper and it is sooo sexy. :)

6. I met a guy named Chris. I decided I couldn't live with out I married him. His last name is Christensen. If you haven't caught on yet, my name is Christine. ahem. Yes, together we are Chris and Christine Christensen. Ironic? Yes. (And while we were engaged I just kept thinking...seriously? we are going to be c-cubed for the rest of our lives...) Crazy? Yes. But totally us and awesome? double yes.

7. There is nothing more important in life than Family. I love mine so much and I thank my lucky stars every day for them.

And now, I get to award 8 deserving blogs for the Stylish Blogger Award!

Mel dreams often -  I especially love the feather headbands Melissa made for her daughter.

2. Till death do us part - Love her burlap pillow and wreath made from coffee filters. Adorable! 

3. Keepin it thrifty- I am in LOVE with the pom-pom necklace. 

4.Sunny's life in Rehab- Check out her adorable flower and seashell wreath! Love that turqoise mirror as well.

5. FabuLESSly crafty- Everything Tara does is amazing. Check out her fun tray makeover! 

6. Dominique's craft couture- Very cute blog and lots of fun stuff to check out in her Etsy store.

7.Mal-licious- Take a peek at Mallory's laundry room re-do. Amazing!

8. The crafty gals- These two sisters make the cutest wreaths! 

It's my pleasure to pass this award along...Congratulations ladies!
Please follow these rules to accept this award...

1)  Thank and link back to the blogger who
awarded you with the award.
2)  Share 7 Things about yourself.
3)  Award 8 recently discovered great bloggers.
4)  Contact the bloggers and inform them of  the award.


  1. Hello! Thanks SOOO much for the award! I'm following you now!

    Your blog is great! You have a beautiful family, and I enjoyed reading a little about you. Please stop back by my blog anytime!



  2. Thank you so much Christine for the award! Congrats for your award after only 1 week. That must be a record!! You have such a cute blog. Thanks so much for following mine :)
    BTW, I'm unablw to respond to your comment via email bc your listed as No-Reply. If you don't want it that way, check my post about how to change it.


  3. You are too kind, thank you! And I could EAT your children, they're so scrumptious!

  4. Thank you Christine! That is super sweet. I like your blog, too!

  5. OMG! Thank you! You are too sweet! I'm so excited to start following you. Your family looks just precious!

  6. I just had to post another comment. I finally had some time to read your seven things. Never knew that a regular birth was possible after a c-section birth. I love scary movies, but can't watch them anymore either. I love your names. How cute is that?! Thanks again for nominating me. I have a couple of blogs I left out to give the award to, so this gives me a chance to include them.

  7. Hi Christine! I had no idea your blog was only one week old ~ that's fantastic!! Glad you enjoyed your award and that it gave you another present to open on Christmas morning!