Saturday, March 6, 2010

THE STILETTO AWARD



Look what I got from Jane. Isn't it pretty? You can visit with Jane over at Adoption of Jane. Head on over and say Hello to my new friend Jane.

What is a Stiletto Award???

There are thousands of blogs, and there are hundreds of awards. The Stiletto Award is a little different than most!

First, to understand, let us understand the Stiletto… some words that describe it… Classy – Strong -Exotic – Demure – Extreme – Ultra – Sexy - Bold – Funky

“Walking in extremely high heels is not something that the average woman (or man) will need to do in their everyday life. However, there are times when this skill may be required.”

AND… what is a “blogger”? According to Dictionary.com the official definition is: Blogger: One who writes entries in, adds material to, or maintains a weblog

However, I think there is a LOT more to it than that. My definition of a blogger… Blogger: A strong, confident woman who has a full life. Because of the nature of her existence, she seeks connection and companionship with others who understand and wish to support her. She gains strength and courage from the experiences of these woman and shares her story in return. Through the “blog world” she develops relationships with women she would otherwise never meet and builds a community of cherished friends with whom she shares her life, experiences, challenges, failures, triumphs, goals, family and so much more! She IS Classy, Strong, Exotic, Demure, Extreme, Ultra, Sexy, Bold and Funky!

“To walk gracefully in high heels, take short steps, as opposed to long strides, and come down in a heel-toe, heel-toe motion.”
Hence, the Stiletto Award…For Excellence in Blogging!

I want to salute the women who balance life, family & relationships with style & class! Those women who share their experiences with us…who encourage us, inspire us, teach us, make us laugh and basically keep us going! You know who they are! While you read this blog, your family is looking at you wondering what the heck you are laughing about so hard…or why the tissue is necessary for Internet browsing. It’s the one that the kids are excited about cuz a new post means a new craft project or family outing. The one that inspires you to be a better mom, friend, person in general. The one that reminds you that we are all “in this life together” and you’re not the only one going through the hard stuff. The one that you secretly wish your blog was like…

“It is good to get into the habit of doing the warm-up and cool-down exercises every time you wear them.”

If you’ve received this award, someone out there thinks you deserve it! Be proud! Display the badge with honor! You earned it…after all it means that you brought something special to at least one other person, and really, isn’t that what life’s all about????

“Under no circumstances drive a car with your heels on. Not only do you have less control over the car, but it will damage your shoes – and they aren’t cheap at this height. Keep spare shoes in the car for driving, or have someone drive you.”

THE RULES!
This blog is meant to be shared, to be given out, to be bestowed upon any and ALL women who exemplify what the stiletto represents. If you’ve received this award, here’s what you do:

1. Display your Stiletto Badge of Honor on your sidebar! Wear it with pride…
“Heels this high are not meant for clubbing or walking long distances in. They are mainly used for getting from the living room to the bedroom, from the car to the restaurant, or for a short stroll along the catwalk.”
2. BRAG ABOUT IT! -write a post about your award.
3. SAY THANKS! - include a link to the friend who nominated you for the award.
4. SHARE THE LOVE! -nominate 5-10 blogs that you feel deserve the award. Include links to them in your post -and- leave them a comment to let them know they are nominated.
5. DO WHAT YOU DO! -keep at it. Keep inspiring and encouraging and sharing your life! We love it and we thank you!!!

I am going to pass this award on to my newest followers. (this is the best way for me to handle awards)

Please know that all of my friends deserve this award and I won't pick just 5-10 of you out ! I love you all equally.
  1. Monica (who I have no link to)
  2. Sarah at Writing
  3. Loco YaYa at Loco YaYa's Snafu'd World (this is who passed it on to Jane)

Ladies, just so you know I never get upset if you don't pass it on.

Hope your having a wonderful Saturday.

20 comments:

Adoption of Jane said...

You Deserve it!!!

Brittney said...

Congrats on your award :)

Seizing My Day said...

Congrats on this beautiful award!! and Thank you! I like your definition ~ beautiful character! =)
Just Jenn~

Garden of Egan said...

Congrats on the award. I can so totally see your blog wearing stilletos!

JennyMac said...

Congrats on your award Debby! And it is a gorgeous one at that.

Thena said...

Congratulations!!! You deserve each and everyone you receive.

Laura said...

FUN!!!

Laura said...

FUN!!!

Traci Michele said...

Thank you so much! I'm honored! :-)

Traci

Tammy said...

Congrats on your award. Just stopping by from SITS to say hi!

Libbie said...

Yeah! It's a good one! Congrats!!!

Technodoll said...

A très chic and cool award - I like it! Even if the only place I can ever wear heels is in my dreams, LOL!

Cherie said...

Congrats on the award! Now I only wish I could see you with your stilleto's on!! (wink)

sarah said...

congrats on recieving the award and thank you for sharing it with me and the others. I am really touched. Hey and I just loove those pups....Have a great weekend ok. Sarah

pam said...

Thanks for dropping by today. Hope you are having a great weekend:) and, congrats on your award.

Goose Hill Farm said...

CONGRATULATIONS! :> )

croleyc69 said...

Congrats :)

Lorie Shewbridge said...

Congratulations on you very deserved award!! After reading all the definitions, you are absolutely the PERFECT person to receive this award. You are so balanced in your life and you have touched so many lives in such a wonderful way, including mine!
Enjoy your award and display it proudly!!

blueviolet said...

Congratulations!!! Yippee!!!!!

Noelle said...

Congrats on another well-deserved award!

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