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



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

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

  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!!!

  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)

  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!

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

  7. u r a wonderful writer..natalee mbc come visit/follow me

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

  9. Congrats on your award. Well deserved!


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

  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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