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Thursday, April 1, 2010

4/1/10 Stiletto Award

I'm pumped up on some good drugs now, and I'm trying to catch up. I've received an award and need to pass on the love (To heck with the award, I just want those shoes! Ehemm...sorry, it's the drugs).




You Have Received The Stiletto Award!!

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… (grab the badge here)

“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. Include the link to this page so everyone will understand what it’s all about! http://bit.ly/thestilettoaward

3. SAY THANKS! - include a link to the friend who nominated you for the award.
These two ladies always make my day brighter; if you're not following them, you need to:
Thank you Lori at http://ldswims-journeytoembrace.blogspot.com/
Thank you Drazil at
http://justmedrazil.blogspot.com/

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.
The best part about these awards is finding new bloggers from others to follow/read. 'My rules' are to list different people for each award so that everyone gets some exposure and new followers (and yes, you know I'm anal enough to keep track LOL). So go check these ladies out, they're great women!:

Kristen: http://catchytitlehere-elise.blogspot.com/
Bonnie:
http://wishingandhopingandprayingforaband.blogspot.com/
Jenny:
http://www.embracinganewpath.blogspot.com/
Bandita Seniorita:
http://mybandita.blogspot.com/
Kristen:
http://redmokr.blogspot.com/
Kinzie:
http://kinziesday.blogspot.com/
Roo:
http://abrandnewroo.blogspot.com/
Jennifer:
http://lifeasiknowitsc.blogspot.com/
Chele:
http://bandedmommy.blogspot.com/
Nicole:
http://betterbanded.blogspot.com/

5. DO WHAT YOU DO! -keep at it. Keep inspiring and encouraging and sharing your life! We love it and we thank you!!!

7 comments:

Bandita Senorita said...

Awww...thank you!! :) :) :)

I'm glad you've got the good drugs happenin' for ya now. LOL!

Southern Belle said...

Thank you so much!

LDswims said...

You are very welcome, BG. Your blog is the best, in my book. Although I think all of us have major soft spots for the first blog we read. :) I'm so glad I found yours and you because without you, I think I would have given up long ago!

Kinzie said...

Thanks! Love your blog lady!

Kristin said...

BG, you are too kind. Thank you so much! I haven't been able to walk in heels in ages, but this will carry me through until I get my skills back!

Anonymous said...

Good Morning Bandlandia, Beautiful day for skiing. Sunny and it is another Blue Bird Day in Vermont. Best wishes to everyone. Thanks BG can't start my day without you. Love imaluckydog

Kristen said...

Thank you for my stiletto award! I will own it proudly! This is my favorite award thus far and I am honored you find me classy, strong, exotic, ultra, sexy, bold....etc. :) You are a sweetheart!! Have a great day!

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