Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Schoolgirl Shamus Hottie Has Giveaway Hints!

(There are giveaway hints throughout the post! Just scroll on down if you want to get to the good stuff first!)

I'm a lover of books. I am a huge book nerd! I loved to read girl detective stories when I was a young girl. I still do! I loved Nancy Drew, but the series that I couldn't get enough of was Trixie Belden, the schoolgirl shamus.




70's version current version

Do you have any childhood books that hold special memories for you?

In other news, I have been awarded the Sisterhood Award by my sweet bloggy friend, Robyn over at One of the Jones! I love visiting Robyn's blog! She is a funny lady and an amazing Mama! It's a happy place! Go give her some comment lovin'! You'll love her too!

Also, Cammie, another sweet bloggy friend, shared the Hottie Award with me! Wow! (She's probably been hittin' the wine bottle again...) Go read her blog Life in the House of No Sleep! She makes me laugh so hard that I have to put on the Depends before heading over to her blog! (Take my advice and wear some when you head over there! lol!)

I'm sharing these awards with my real life sister...Aunt Oooo...She's always there for me, and I just want to give her a little shout out to say I love her! She lives on the other side of the country now, and I miss her every day. (sniffle sniffle plop plop...tears falling...) She is a super hottie and I want her to wear this loud and proud!!! Sizzle! Sizzle! Oooo...you are HOT!

I know, I know...I alluded to a giveaway hint in my post title...

Are you ready?

Here's a little "something-something" included in the giveaway....


Ooohhh! I am so excited!!! I will be sharing some of my favorite things with you in my giveway! I love owls and I LOVE Kristen's jewelry! LOVE IT! I know you will love it too! Why not head over to her Etsy shop and check out all the beauties over there!? Mother's Day is just around the corner!

So let's see...detective friends...what are the clues so far....

We have Kristen's GORGEOUS necklace shown above....

We have some of this....


That's right, my friends! A full size bottle of Philosophy's "Amazing Grace" 3 in 1 shampoo, body wash and bubble bath!

And there's LOTS MORE!!!! I told you it will be HUGE!!! I'll be throwing out hints for the next week or two because I am getting close to my 100th post day!!!!

Have a wonderful Wednesday!

p.s. Still not ignoring you all with the comment love! Just trying to recuperate from the last week of craziness!

25 comments:

Me said...

Congrats on two Fabulous Awards Darling! You are fabulous!

I'm a book nerd. I was really into the R.L. Stine books as a kid..and just about anything else I could get my hands on. I love books!

Happy Wednesday!

Randi Troxell said...

oooooh i soo remember trixie... loooooved her! congrats on your awards!

annie kelleher said...

oh i love grace!!!! the philosophy kind, i meant.. and nancy drew... cherry ames... louisa may alcott... those were all my favorites...

blueviolet said...

I read the Nancy Drew books like a mad woman but Trixie Belden? I can't say as I even remember those. I missed out!

The Blonde Duck said...

I have so many books: tons by Madeline L'Engle and Roahl Dahl, Bruce Coville, The Frog Prince, Continued...

Cammie said...

I forgot Trixie Beldon!! I loved the Nancy Drew Files, Sweet Valley books and of course the baby sitters club!

Debbie said...

Congrats on the awards.

pam said...

Congrats on your awards!! You have a real life sister, well I have got to go meet her!!

xox

mommaof4wife2r said...

do you remember "then again maybe i won't"...i loved that book!

Aunt OOOOOO aka Stephi said...

I LOVE YOU TOO SIS! I miss you every day....Your amazing and so is your BLOG!

Seeker said...

i have no favorites really...just books in general....aren't they just fantastic to get away with. i save them up and read like crazy when i am on a holiday...

Beverly said...

I loved Trixie Belden! More so than Nancy Drew--can only remember reading a few of hers. My mother always complained about me having my nose in a book. And I still do!!

Jen said...

I LOVED Nancy Drew as a kid and The Indian in the Cupboard books. I love books too, especially children's books.

Jenni Jiggety said...

Congrats on your awards! I love Kristen's jewelry!

LORI said...

HELLO FELLOW BOOK NERD--I LOVED ME SOME TRIXIE BACK IN THE DAY! I HAVE TO SAY, THOUGH, THAT NANCY WAS MY FAVE. THESE DAYS, MY DAUGHTER AND I ARE REALLY ENJOYING THE BOOKS BY ANDREW CLEMENTS--THEY ARE VERY THOUGHT-PROVOKING READS! I AM CURRENTLY READING "THE HOUR I FIRST BELIEVED" BY WALLY LAMB--ALMOST FINISHED. ARE YOU READING ANYTHING GOOD RIGHT NOW? I'M DUE FOR A LIBRARY RUN S O O N !!!

A Psych Mommy said...

I absolutely love The Giving Tree--reminds me of my childhood since my grandma used to read it to me

Cygnus MacLlyr said...

Hey-- on that little film roll there..

Just Surprised I aint't recieved more stalker awards is all...

You know, bein' me and all...

BoufMom9 said...

OH! I am a major book nerd, always have been!
I never was into Nancy Drew, I was more of a overly romantic book reader...but my favos were definitely the Little House books:)

Kristen Andrews said...

congrats on your awards :) and look who made it on your blog, the little owl!

MindyLew said...

I used to read Nancy Drew too - and I loved the Hardy Boys!! My favorite book when I was young was called the "Boxcar Children" I don't know who wrote it - but I believe it is the first book that truly got me hooked onto Reading!!

Mother Mayhem said...

My favorite was S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders. I had all of her books, but Ponyboy's story was BEST. :o)

aurora said...

I forgot about Trixie Belden!!! Loved those. :D

Tristan Robin Blakeman said...

I remember my sister reading Trixie Beldon...as well as a series of books about Janet Lennon (!?) solving mysteries.

I was hooked on the Hardy Boys. I remember getting new Hardy Boys books with different covers than the ones I already owned and being irked that they were the same stories. I think I had about four copies (all with different cover artwork) of the Tower Treasure before I figured out it was the title that meant it was a different book, not the cover art.

I still do that with videos and often re-rent a movie I've already watched because the cover art is different.

Old dogs, new tricks, etc.

Jennifer said...

Congrats on your awards!

I too LOVED Nancy Drew--I had the bigggest collection (wish I still had them..). I also loved Roald Dahl and the Beezus and Ramona books a lot.

Ann said...

Oh my gosh! I thought I was the ONLY ONE who read Trixie Belden! I was even talking to my girls about these books the other day. How weird.
(AND... I used to have the same header as your blog. Cue the eerie music ;->. Quick, what number am I thinking of right now!)

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