Sunday, February 15, 2009

A Sunday Riddle

It's Sunday...Now here's a question for you...Is it the beginning of the week or is it the end of the week??? This question always sparks controversy (especially at Blockbuster..lol!) Is it a day of rest from the previous week's efforts or a day to prepare for the week ahead? (I have no idea what is making me ask this question! My fingers seem to have a life of their own!) I feel like it's a bit of both for me. I am taking full advantage of my day of rest today and laying around with books, some movies and I might have to snark some of my kids chocolate treats from yesterday. Hopefully this is not just a delicious fantasy rolling around in my head. Usually my Sunday reality is filled with laundry, getting things ready for our upcoming week at school, etc. (See? It really is both for me! I'm a huge flip flopper on this issue!) I'm going to keep my pimp hand strong today and see if I can just avoid those nasty chores like the plague!

Which brings me to the next part of my tale...You can imagine my pure delight when I discovered I was awarded not one, but two wonderful bloggy awards that are both about being a fantastic Mommy! These awards are very special to me because I love being a Mom. It's the most rewarding part of my life. To know that others felt I was worthy to share these awards with made me feel tons of warm fuzzies!

The first award is from Lisa at Mama's Smitten. Lisa is one the kindest Angels in the land of Blog. She has a lovely blog and I always leave there feeling so peaceful. The award she bestowed upon me is the Mommy of the Year Award! (Stop gagging, family members!) I was blushing when she stopped by to share the news. Thanks, Lisa!

So bloggy friends, this is for all the Moms that stop by my blog today! Take a moment to copy and paste this button and add it to your blog. That's how this award works...so don't be shy...go on now...right click and copy away!

The second award was given to me by the adorable Ashley at This Mama's Fr-exy! Ashley is a sweetie! You have to go visit to see the gorgeous family photo they just had done. I LOVE it!

This award originated from Norway! Thankfully, Ashley included the translation:)

"This is an award for being a wonderful Mom. You do fantastic work. Be proud of your accomplishments." (Chilly, I said stop gagging!)

I would like to share this award with Tracy at Diary of Sweet Nothings. Tracy is actually a "mom to be" and is so excited about her pregnancy journey! She is a hoot and one of the kindest bloggers around so scooty on over to see her!

In keeping with my whole day of rest theme, I am off to read my books...and steal chocolate from my kids while they sleep...and try not to listen to the laundry whisper dirty words to me like "hey, I'm dirty...wanna wash me? I know you do...yeah...that's right, baby...pick me up and carry me to the washer...mmm..yeah that laundry soap feels soooo good...."

Enjoy your Sunday and get some R & R yourself!

p.s. GIVEAWAY Alert! Jan over at Crazy Lady on Road 80 is hosting a FABULOUS Anthropologie giveaway! It ends today so run on over and give her some bloggy love!!! You will love this giveaway!

26 comments:

CIRCLE OF LIFE said...

well hello and welcome to teh circle of life aI was thrilled not only to see you as a follower but to see yyou have the award as mother of the years that I'm the host of. I love Lisa and she is so sweet . I pass it on to all the mommy's out there in hopes they relize there job is worthy and is not unsceen. I sure hope you get your # 1 wish to have a potato couch day, to relax and to enjoy the fruits of your labor. I sure would love that but God know that will not happen ,you the excitement is beeming through me and I will post abaout it shortly. but my sister and her family are here visiting and well I have the agesa of 2,5.8.9. IN MY HOUSE . THATS RIGHT NO REST. but teh children are having a blast.

well new bloggy friend I look forward to dinking my tea and reading your blog .

thanks for stoping by and God bless.

michelle.

The Dotterel said...

Well, I might be a dad but at least I can answer your question. Saturday - the Jewish sabbath (or more accurately, Friday sundown to Saturday sundown) - is day seven, as in God resting on the seventh day in Genesis and 'Six days shalt thou labour' in the 10 commandments. That makes Sunday - Christian holy day - day one (which is how they like it!). Phew.

Kristina P. said...

I am super happy that tomorrow is a work holiday for me. Now I get 3 days of R&R!

Andrea said...

I always love reading your posts! You always make me smile. I hope that you get to relax today... Put off those chores, you deserve it! Tomorrow is a holiday for me so thats when I'm doing all mine! Today I'm being lazy! :)

Congrats on the awards! They're darling! ((HUGS))

Yaya said...

Congrats on your awards!

Sabrae Carter said...

Gotta love the bloggy love! :)

pam said...

Congratulations on your awards. Enjoy a day to yourself.

love you!

LORI said...

I THINK THAT THE WHOLE DAY OF REST THING WAS FOR PEOPLE WITH NO KIDS...IT'S SO GREAT TO BE DOING DIY PROJECTS (AND OKAY, LAUNDRY TOO!) AROUND THE HOUSE WITH THE SOUNDS OF HUBBY AND KIDS NEAR THOUGH, ISN'T IT?! WHETHER IT'S FIRST OR LAST, IT'S DEFINITELY THE BEST! HAVE A WONDERFUL SUNDAY, AND I HOPE YOU GET TO READ A GOOD BOOK, AND MAYBE A HAVE A NICE BUBBLY BATH (WITHOUT THE LAUNDRY!) WHAT ARE YOU READING RIGHT NOW? I'M READING A BOOK BY A PSYCHOLOGIST CALLED "THE UNQUIET MIND" ABOUT HER JOURNEY THROUGH BIPOLAR ILLNESS. PRETTY SURE I HAVE IT!

LORI said...

I HIT SEND BEFORE CHECKING FOR TYPOS...OOPS.

Mrs. Schmitty said...

Congratulations!

Natalie said...

Oh no! You posted about that giveaway!! I need to win that giveaway! haha!

Thanks for stopping by -- love your blog!

Natalie said...

Congrats on your awards, that's awesome! Oh no, you posted about Jan's giveaway, haha, isn't that a great giveaway!?

I think Sunday is the beginning. I've always thought of it as the beginning -- I think it's weird when calendars put it at the end.

blueviolet said...

Sundays were made to do nothing and I like it that way!

mama's smitten said...

Thanks for the kind words!! So glad you met michelle at Circle of life. Isn't she Great!You stumped me with that riddle. I don't think that hard on Sundays!:)

Brenda Jean said...

Cool beans on your awards! I think of Sunday as the last day of the week. For me I think it's because of school, and it just seems like the end of the week, and Monday is the beginning. I've also always hated Mondays...I'm never ready for them. BAHAHAHAHAHA

Brenda Jean said...

Cool beans on your awards! I think of Sunday as the end of the week, and Monday as the beginning. I'm never ready for it either. BAHAHAHAHA

annie kelleher said...

thanks for stopping by and leaving such a nice comment! pleasedtameetcha as they say where i come from! and how weird about your story!!!!!! i'll be back... thanks for following!!!

annie kelleher said...

ps... and i think sunday is hte beginning of the week... its the day i prepare :)

Stacy (Random Cool Chick) said...

Congrats on your awards! You totally deserve them! :)

Yaya said...

ALL DAY TODAY I've been wondering to myself:
is it the beginning of the week, or the end of the week??? Thanks to this post! Lol!

Raven said...

I'm not a mommy -YET!, but I can surely appreciate...I'd LOVE to be one soon too!
You sound like you deserve every mommy award there is! I love reading about you and yer kiddies!

xxx

Kristin said...

Congrats on your awards. You deserve them.

Susan said...

I consider Sunday the last day of my week. Yet, I require my calenders to start on Sundays so I guess I am a bit confusing lol.

Debbie said...

Congrats on the awards! You deserve them.

Tracy said...

i stinkin love you! thank you for my award!! :) my very first mommy (to be) anything!!!

and sundays... are SUPPOSED to be a day of rest. key word is supposed to be (freudian slip, i typed work instead of word and then fixed it). but yesterday was just awful. well the whole weekend was really. i worked in baby j's room and in the office. since we're having the hubbands birthday party on this coming saturday we've gotta get our arses in gear and get the house in tip top shape!

xoxo
thanks again peaches!

Jen said...

Congrats on your awards. I am totally loving the Mom of the year award!

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