Saturday, May 15, 2010

Smile Sunday - What an Honor

Mommy just got three awards from her wonderful fellow bloggers!! I am so proud of you mommy!! This flower is for you!

I have just been given three awards and I am ecstatic that two very special ladies thought so highly of Mama’s Little Chick. I want to say a huge thank you to Ashlee from Love Comma Ashlee for awarding me the Sunshine Award and also the Super Comments Award. Another mammoth thank you goes to Tiffany at My Crazy Kind of Wonderful for giving me the Versatile Blogger Award.

Both Tiffany and Ashlee are wonderful writers and their blogs were placed in my “favorites” the first time I saw them!
The Versatile Blogger Award
Here are the rules for the Versatile Blogger Award:

1.) Thank the person who gave you this award.

Thank you so much Tiffany! I am truly honored!!

2.) Share 7 things about yourself.
~I love to dance! I spent many years as a competitive ballroom dancer.
~I used to live in Mexico for two years and I have always considered it another home.
~I did a lot of theater when I was in my teens and twenties. I miss acting!
~I love the beach and taking Little Chick as much as possible when the weather is nice.
~I used to date a famous rock star for over two years.
I wanted children and he wanted to win more Grammies, so we split.
~I love to write poetry.
~ I love, love, love a nice cup of coffee!

2.) Pass the award along to 10 bloggers who you have recently discovered and who you think are fantastic! I added an 11th because there are so many amazing blogs!!

Neelam at Being Zara and Zidan
Allison and Team at No Time For Flashcards
Big Fat Mama at Big Fat Mama
The Girl with a Plan at Ready.Set.Plan
Veronica at Of Rice and Ramen

Alysha at The Tarr Pit

Thank you so much Ashlee for honoring me with the Sunshine Award! I really appreciate it!!

I pass this award along to:

Mrs. F at As the Forest{e} Grows Tiffany at My Crazy Kind of Wonderful Wanda at At Last...We Are Family Pamela at Music for Special Kids Gina at The Ish Blog

Once again Ashlee, thank you so much for yet another award! I feel so honored!
The Comments Award!!

With this award comes 10 questions that Ashlee has made up for me:
1.)Why do you blog?
I love to write! I enjoy sharing the amazing journey my daughter and I are on, as well as trying to inspire others.
2.) What are your three best memories?
Being blessed with Little Chick!!!!! Sunday breakfast with my beloved Dad and family. Going to the beach with Little Chick! 3.) If you had to change your real name, what would you change it to?
Got me thinking!! Hmmmm! Soraya. 4.) What are 5 things you can't live without?
Family, shelter, food, camera and pictures, and the beach. 5.) What are the the 4 best books you have ever read?
The Ultimate Gift, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, The Kite Runner, The Sacrifice of Tamar 6.) Tell me something unique & interesting about yourself?
I am a hopeless romantic and very old fashioned. I wish I could have lived in the “ballroom days” and danced with Fred Astaire. 7.) What do you love about yourself?
My enormous love for others!
8.) What is the best movie ever made?
Gone with the Wind 9.) If you have a Freaky Friday experience who would you want to trade places with and why? A young Ginger Rogers so I could dance the night away!! 10.) What's the best part about being a woman?
Being a mommy!!!!!

I pass this award on to:

Tiffany at My Crazy Kind of Wonderful Neelam at Zara and Zidan

Congratulations!! Now answer the ten questions, pass the award on to your favorite bloggers and create your own ten questions for them.

I want to thank Tiffany and Ashley once again for giving me these three wonderful awards!! What an honor!!

P.S. I have had some computer issues, so please disregard the spacing above. It is not how I set it up!


  1. Thank you so much for your kind words, and for passing on an award for me!

    We have the same favorite movie. I absolutely love Gone With the Wind! I adore Vivian Leigh and Clark Gable!

    I also really like Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. I have a fascination with old hollywood, it was so much better back then. So much more glamorous and magical.

  2. OMG! I'm honoured. I wish u were here to see my wide smile. Gosh!! I have no words. This award means more than 'oscar' to me.
    Thank u sooo much & I shall keep the trend going by passing it on.
    & thanx! Ur a true blogger friend, as i see the comments award has been given just to Tifanny & me. I feel soo special.

  3. Thanks you Mama Hen! You are awesome and so kind.

  4. I love the name Soraya too. As I was reading your answers I realized we have a lot in common.

  5. Wow, congrats!
    You deserve it:)

  6. way to go! Congrats, you deserve it!

  7. Congratulations on your awards!!! Well deserved. Maybe some day you will get back into acting?

  8. What a lovely award! You are well deserved, and I am humbled that you would share it with me! Thank you so much, it is wonderful company to be part of!

    Blessings to you!

  9. Congratulations on your awards! You dated a rock star for 2 years? I'm impressed. It's not easy to date a musician, and I don't mean because of the groupies.

  10. Congratulations! Thanks for my award!! :) Have a great day.

  11. Congratulations on your award. You have a beautiful and I am your new follower as well. I just love your blog name " Mama Hen" Fantastic!
    Thanks for visiting and I will be visiting you as well.

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  13. Congrats on the awards, you deserve them! I have to say though.. I am curious about who the rock star is! ;p

  14. Wow....thank you for passing along this award. I'm tickled!!

    Wanda (At Last...)

  15. Thank you Mama Hen! I posted a BIG thank you on my blog. Here's the post!!



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