I'm a Kreativ Keepsake!

I recently was honored to get two very sweet awards.

The first one is the Kreativ Blogger award from my sweet friend, Carissa from Sugar Boogers & Tantrums.

I'm supposed to nominate 7 other bloggers who I feel have a Kreativ blog, and they are supposed to nominate 7 others too. (Be sure to leave a comment on their blog about the award.) After they accept the award, they are then asked to write a list of 7 things that their blog readers may not already know about them.

My seven things are:

1. I work in a Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit.

2. I work nights and I love it.

3. I have 3 tattoos.

4. When I was 9, my appendix ruptured and I had an emergency appendectomy. I nearly died.

5. When I was 11, I ran into a glass door and sliced my right leg all up. I had major surgery.

6. When I was 13, I had such a severe case of pneumonia I was hospitalized for a week.

7. When I was 15....we were nervous!

I'm going to cop out on nominating 7 bloggers because you're all awesome, so just grab this if you want it!

The Keepsake Blog Award is from one of my most treasured blog friends, Tara from If Mom Says OK. There are rules for this award as well:

1. Post a funny or sweet keepsake that tells something about myself.

2. Pass the award on to 10 other bloggers that I think are keepers.

My keepsake is my locket, just like in the picture above. I've actually posted about this before.

My mother found this locket from one of her million catalogs, I think. It's unusual because instead of the traditional 2 spots for pictures, mine has four. One for each of my four children. I wear it often, and I assumed that all of the kids knew what was inside of it. But recently, Andrew asked me if I had any pictures in my locket. I told him yes, and sat down and opened up the locket and showed him the pictures. I told him that the locket contained pictures of all four of my children; Tim, Shelbie, Elayna, and him. He absolutely beamed, he was so pleased to be included in my locket. It was a really sweet moment. I love my keepsake locket!
So, seriously, I think all the bloggers whom I read and who read my blog, are keepers. But I'm going to pick a few to do this Keepsake post, because it's fun! So.... A Thorn Among Roses , Books, Bags & Bon Jovi, Deep in the Heart..., The Queen's New Throne, Keeper of the Skies Wife, Midwestern Mama, & At the Porch Swing...come on down! And receive your Keepsake Award, and do your keepsake post. Pretty Please? *bats eyelashes*


Crazee Juls said...

Very cool things.. and I didn't know you worked in Neurosurgical ICU... That sounds like an exciting and stressful job! It was neat to learn new things about you!

♥ Boomer ♥ said...

Neat, Neat, Neat!!!

Kathy said...


I'll do my Keepsake Blog award post later tonight.

I just now realized that you're quoting The Information Society...Pure Energy..love it :o)

Karen in Texas said...

Thanks Cyndy. I love your locket and its so cool it fits all your kids. I'll do a post about my keepsake by tomorrow. I just have to figure out what it is. :)

Unknown said...

Congrats on the award - I love the locket - just precious!

Keeper of the Skies Wife said...

That locket is awesome!!

Congrats on your award!

Lori said...

Well thank you! Now I have to think of something Keepsakish.

♥ Becky ♥ said...

Congratulations on your bloggy awards!!

Anonymous said...

Cuz ya awesome!

Queen of the Mayhem said...

Congrats on the awards!

Frogs in my formula said...

Congrats on the awards. Do you think all your experiences with hospitals as a child and teenager led to your career choice?

Mrs4444 said...

Three tats, huh? Sounds like a post, to me! :)

Sugar Boogers & Tantrums said...

Glad you like the award. It's nice getting to know you!

Little GrumpyAngel said...

I love your locket. You are right to be proud of it. Enjoyed reading the 7 things about you :-)

Charlie said...

Didn't you say before you have a son that lives with his dad? What happened?

Charlie said...

Didn't you say before you have a son that lives with his dad? What happened?