Rediscovering the 'Me' in 'Mumeeeeeee'

'I have always thought that there is no more fruitful source of family discontent than a housewife’s badly-cooked dinners and untidy ways'. (Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, 1861)

July 27, 2009

I'd like to thank....

Firstly, Wooo-Hoo, I got a Meme (or maybe this should be MEME?) award from a fellow mummy blogger, Jen at Jen’s Rantings. It's all great excitement here at HCM Towers because it’s my first one. The trophy cabinet finally has an occupant and I can bore the pants off my husband trying to explain what it’s all about. Hurray!

Secondly, I have to pass the award on to seven other deserving recipients for the blood, sweat and tears they put into their fabulous blogs. My nominees are (drumroll, tension-building pause):-

Mummy Mania
Freelance Mam
Four down, mum to go
New Mummy
Yummy Mammy
Momma Such
Karen @ If I could Escape

(see below for very strict rules of acceptance).

Finally, as part of the award etiquette (and before I go all Kate Winslet on you all), I have to say out loud seven of my personality traits so, after much agonizing and self-analysis, here goes:-

Thoughtful – I am continually amazed at how lacking in thought other people can be
Organised – you won't catch me without several lists about my person

Hilarious – well, if you don’t praise yourself……
Moody (you see, I’m not really a saint) – when I’m good I’m very, very good but when I’m moody I’m bloody terrible
Messy – never, NEVER, will my house be the clean and tidy haven I desire
Confident* – not usually afraid to give it a go, whatever 'it' may be
Biscuity – I eat so many of the darned things, it was bound to affect my personality sooner or later

*not to be confused with ‘Brave’ which I am most definitely not

Rules of acceptance
1) Acknowledge the person who sent you the award
2) Nominate 7 other blogs
3) Share your 7 personality traits so we can get to know you better

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12 comments:

  1. Awww, fabulous! Thanks so much -- you really have cheered me up!

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  2. Well done on the award!! and thank you for passing it onto me!!

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  3. Why thank you very much and congrats to you. You do realise that it takes me about 3 months to get around to doing my part, so you may have to remind me ;-) And don't forget to watch out for part 2 tonight. It's a shocker!!!

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  4. Thank you!! This is great *takes a bow, wipes a tear* I don't actually even know 7 blogs, how bad is that! So like yummy mummy I'll have to wait a while till I can do this (surf a while that is)

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  5. thank you, thank you, thank you. to discover someone is actually reading my blog, never mind awarding me.. well, awards... i'm close to a Gweneth moment and breaking down. thank you.. and i'm rather impressed with your blog reading list.... i must watch less 24 and spend more time reading. yours is a great site and i'm ading it to my list immediately (being a complete techophobe i've only just realised how to do this!). really enjoyed your style - we sound on the same wavelength!

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  6. Well done you. Your posts are really good... and funny!!

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  7. u r a wonderful writer..natalee mbc http://totmama.blogspot.com/ come visit/follow me

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  8. Thanks again for my award - have publically thanked you on mine!

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  9. Congrats on your award. Well deserved!

    RMxx

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  10. wow you got a meme award too, congratz! I followed you :)

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  11. Thank you for all your congrats - I am somewhat baffled by the whole thing, being relatively new to this blogging malarkey. Of course, now I have an award I feel like a blogging grandmaster and will probably become annoyingly self important. Don't say I didn't warn you!

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