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Stylish Blogger Award

The Stylish Blogger Award:

Alana at All is Amazing has honored me and my baby blog with this award. I hope my own readers will stop over to read her inspirational posts on homemaking, organizing, step-by-step tablescapes and more. 
Thank you, Alana, for giving me this award!

The rules for this award are:

  • Thank and link back to the person who gave you this award.
  • Share seven things about yourself.
  • Award seven recently discovered great bloggers.
  • Contact these bloggers and tell them about the award.

Seven Things About Misty of

I am a Targetaholic.  I try not to go there everyday but now that Starbucks is inside, it can be very hard to stay away.  Many people have toured my house and asked, "Where did you get that cute thing?" and the answer is always, "At Target."  They are amazed.  Soon they are telling me about all their great Target finds.  Spread the love!

Soy profesora de español e inglés.  I couldn't decide whether to major in Spanish or English so I majored in both and taught every grade, 6-12, in the the seven years post college graduation.  I haven't taught a day since the birth of my first son which just so happens to have been nine years ago yesterday.  


Sadly my father passed away when I was two and a half years old.  I grew up in a household of women only: my mother, sister and myself.  God gave me all boys.  Sometimes I think I hear Him chuckling.

My husband and I were engaged to be married and while digging through papers saved since childhood we found a dating survey from our 8th grade year.  Guess who had been his number one dating match?  Yep - yours truly.  Did he ask me out?  Nope.  At least not then.  It took a ride home from college with a mutual friend to finally get us together.  We displayed that survey at our rehearsal dinner as "proof" we were meant to be.

I am a Roman-Catholic convert by way of Presbyterian Sunday school, Assembly of God youth group and Lutheran college.  Praise be to God for all those beautiful paths I walked along my journey home. 

I realized that I have made and kept one life-long best friend from every city I have ever lived in.  You five ladies know who you are and I am so blessed to have you in my life.  Almost makes me want to move again to see who God has in store for me next!

My favorite time of day is pre-dawn to mid-morning.  I love to sneak downstairs around 5am, put on the coffee and light a candle.  The sunrise is so energizing for me and hearing the birds singing makes my spirit sing too.  Thus the name of this blog.  I hope it helps your spirit sing a little bit too.   

Now for Seven Great Bloggers I read and highly recommend for a little dose of:

Please stop in to see these beautiful blogs and leave us a comment if you have the time.


  1. Congratulations on your award! And thank you for mentioning The Happy Mother. I can't wait to check out the other blogs you mentioned.

  2. What an honor, and a wonderful list of 7 things about you! A great way to organize the 7 blog recommendations, too! I know what I will be doing tomorrow when I surf around a bit. Thanks! H2U

  3. I'm glad I could share it with you :) I look forward to visiting your friends blogs! ~Alana~

  4. Hello Misty, congratulations on your award, and thank you so much for thinking of me. Such a cute way to list other blogs I'm going to go and have a good read.

    Bertie x

  5. Hi Misty - Thank you so much for my award. You were sweet to think of me. I look forward to checking out the other blogs. Yours is a blessing!



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