The Rules of this Award Are:
1. Thank and link back to the person who gave you the award.
2. Share 7 things about yourself
3. Send it along to 15 other Bloggers and let them know you have awarded them!
Seven Things About Me:
1. My parents divorced when I was 8 years old. It is also around that time that I started trying out my hand in the kitchen.
2. I have lived most of my life in Northern NJ, except for a short stint in Southern CA back in the late '70's early '80's and HATED when my mother would drag my sister & I to the beach each weekend...the horror! (I was only 10 at the time). Oh yeah and see #3, I lived in Providence, RI for 4 years during college too.
3. I met my husband while at college in Providence, RI 23 years ago when we found out that we grew up 5 minutes from each other back in NJ. We were friends for 5 years and stayed that way even after college until we started dating and have now been happily married for 16 years.
4. I have two daughters, Rachael-15 (yes, I know...it's spelled different than the norm) & Gabrielle-10, whom I am extremely proud of. They're kind, considerate (most of the time, except for when I have to tell them to pick up their clothes off of the floor), and have completely different personalities which I love.
5. I only had one sibling, a sister, who died at the age of 32 (on 9/5/01 in a car accident (don't drink and drive and wear your seatbelt please!)
6. I love spending time with my family and going to different places. This past summer we spent 2 1/2 weeks in Europe visiting Barcelona, Monte Carlo, Rome, Tuscany, Sorrento, Turkey, Athens and Santorini. It was my first experience outside of the US and I can't wait to go back and and spend more time there. My favorite places were Tuscany, Sorrento and Santorini.
7. I have some of the best girlfriends anyone could ever ask for and we play Bunco once a month.
And now I have to award 15 Blogs this award, which is going to be hard because Lisa has already named quite a few of my favorites so I'll have to pick some others to make it fair. :)
I'm Awarding These 15 Blogs:
1. Mia's Domain
12. My Kitchen Apron
15. Culinary Lens
Congratulations to everyone! I'm happy to pass this award on to all of these fantastic blogs!