Thursday, August 30, 2012

I Got Nominated!

The lovely Brittney over at The Sweet Life, was nice enough to nominate me for The Versatile Blogger Award! :D Thank you!

1) Nominate up to 15 fellow bloggers who are relatively new to blogging. 
2) Let the nominated bloggers know that they have been nominated for this award. 
3) Share 7 random facts about yourself. 
4) Thank the blogger who has nominated you. 
5) Add the Versatile Blogger Award picture to your post. 

  1. I'm very intuitive and I like to believe that I have premonitions and all that jazz. 
  2. I like watching shows on ghosts and paranormal stuff.
  3. I hate tomatoes. 
  4. I can't sleep without my A.C running at night and I need to have one stuff animal at my side during the night,
  5. I LOVE zucchini; I'm addicted to it.
  6. I hated nail polish when I was younger, but since then I've grown to love it.
  7. My Ipod is always at my side when I'm out; it's my life support. 

    1. Stephanie of Scarves & Styles
    2. Tyler of Rays of Purple
    3. Lindsay of The Lovely Things Are
    4. Jamie Brooke of xoxo, Jamie Brooke
    5. Kayla of Close Encounters
    6.  Taylor of A Cup of Wee Southern Tee
    7. Sandra of Here, Wildlife
    8. Dani of Inspire Motivate Love
    9. Ashley of The Uniqueness of Being
    10. Linda of My Passion Is...
    11. Katie of Hey Little Apple Blossom
    12. Ashley of Bricks & Baubles
    13. Katie of Lovely Lady
    14. Kristen of A Day In The Life of Me
    15. Celeste of Crazy Beautiful Unique
Once again, I would like to say thank you to Brittney for nominating me! 

Don't forget about my giveaway going on over here

Have a lovely day!

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The Smile Project

I got this idea from someone on Tumblr. Basically take a picture of yourself holding a piece of paper saying what makes you smile. That's it! Easy right? But that's not all; there's more! Besides the picture, tell us why that thing/person makes you smile in a blog post. This will be a link up, so please spread the word. In about three weeks from tomorrow, Thursday Aug. 30th, I will re-post this with the linky. So, get your cameras ready and say cheese!

Hope you will all join me in 3 weeks!

Have a lovely night!

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Meet My August Sponsors

This month I had the pleasure of sponsoring some wonderful and fabulous ladies. Here they are! 

All My Love for All My Days is a blog about sharing love. All I want to do with my life is show Christ's love for humanity, to love the journey, and to share my love of the journey with you.

Meghan of Eat. Live. Make

Hello all! I'm Meghan and I blog over at Eat.Live.Make. I am a celiac who loves to get creative in the kitchen. I'm a health nut and am always soaking up ways to live a healthier, simpler and more peaceful life. I love to share what I find with my readers. I have a full time job working with a Naturopathic Doctor, and am pursuing another passion of mine by starting a photography business. There are several things that make my heart happy: Jesus, my husband, our dog Dakota, playing outside and creating things.

Tyler of Rays of Purple

Hi! I’m Tyler and I blog over at Rays of Purple. I’m married to my high school sweetheart and we’re currently in Arizona. I’m a college student trying to enjoy all the wonderful things life has to offer. My blog is about everything really, from life adventures and love, to school and dreams. Be sure to stop by and say hello! I look forward to meeting you :)

Jamie Brooke of xoxo, Jamie Brooke

I'm a twenty one year old musical girl who wants to make a difference in this world! I'm always 'collecting' new hobbies and I'm an avid reader! My blog "xoxo, jamie brooke" is to share things that inspire me and bring a smile to my face! I'd love for you to come stop by and check it out.

Lindsay from The Lovely Things Are

I'm a 21 year old college student studying advertising. I spend most of my year in Missouri, but my heart spends all year in Texas. My blog is young one. It's a general lifestyle blog where I try to continually remind myself what the lovely things are in this life. :) 

Facebook ~ Pinterest ~ Twitter ~ Insagram (@hritter18)

Hi, I'm Holly. I blog over at Running in Stilettos. It's a lifestyle blog. Or a life and style blog. Tomato, tom├Ąto. It's sometimes fashionable, sometimes funny, sometimes serious, but always down-to-earth. I'm a 20-something wife, fur mommy, professional, cheer coach and grad student. I'm obsessed with Chipotle, scarves and organization. Come join my adventure full of random awesomeness!

I am a 25 year old wife & Jesus lover. My blog is a mix & match of all the things that are happening in my life. I talk a lot about my faith & my ministries, as well as the virtual work I do. I'd love to have you stop by & say hello!

Elise from Elise's Pieces
Facebook ~ Twitter (@elises_pieces) ~ Pinterest ~ Project ~ Instagram (@eliseypants)

My blog is a lifestyle blog about the things I like, love, and do. I talk about the boys I wish I was dating, the pictures I take, food I cook, and clothes I wear.

Rachel from LaLa Lists

I am Rachel, 20-something fur-momma to a cat and a bunny living outside of Boston going to school for graphic design. I paint my nails too often, watch too many movies, eat too many cupcakes, and shop too much. I am compulsive list maker who talks too much, and that is how lala Lists was born.

I write about fun and easy craft ideas. You see, I love to create. I'm not naturally crafty. I post simple projects and recipes that anyone can make and love!

Kayla from Close Encounters 
Pinterest ~ Twitter (@knightkayla)  ~ Instagram (@closekayla)

I'm Kayla from Close Encounters! I'm a twenty-four year old living life in Kansas with my husband, Zach, and our wiener dog, Pixie. During the day, I'm a graphic designer and marketing coordinator at a local bank. At night, I blog about life, funny wiener dogs, things I love, and things I eat. Come say hi!

Heather from A Cupcake Love Affair

Hey friends! I blog over at A Cupcake Love Affair where you'll read about all things cupcakes and a little about me. My name is Heather and I'm a pastry chef who loves to bake, especially cupcakes. I love my family more than anything else on this planet and am blessed to have the greatest friends a girl could ask for. I'm a Christian, a woman, a daughter, a sister, and best friend. I'm a foodie who loves simple things with an inner beauty that shines through. I love my life and am thankful for all that God has blessed me with! I hope you stop by my blog and take a look around!

Holly from A Cajun Belle

I'm Holly, a twenty-three year old Cajun belle living the good life in South Louisiana. Engaged to a Cajun musician. Stay at home (almost) wife. I’m just trying to figure out life one deep breath at a time. My blog is inspired by all the things I love.

Hey everyone! I’m Bree. A graphic design student, a newlywed, a blog designer, an art journal junkie, and a fitness enthusiast! That’s a lot of what you’ll see on my blog, as well as some personal random stuff that I like to throw out every once in a while. I started blogging because I needed an outlet to channel my creativity. Blogging has done that for me and so much more! I have met some amazing people that I now call friends. I have a space where I can be as creative as I want to be! And for some reason, people keep reading! Never thought I’d have something to say that people want to read. It’s pretty humbling. Anyways, I hope you stop by! Let me know you came from "Chase All Your Dreams!"

Allyssa from Lyssbarn

I'm Allyssa. I'm a 24 year old web designer from New Jersey. I love country music, cats, and baking. I blog over at Lyssbarn, where I post my favorite recipes, pictures, and web design related stuff.

Linda from My Passion Is...
Twitter ~ Pinterest ~ Instagram (@Linda_Anne)

My name is Linda and I live in NYC with my boyfriend where we are both law students. My blog is a place where I write about everything I love, including scrapbooking, photography, exploring the city I live in [and other places!], DIY crafts, art journaling and just life in general.

That's it! Those are all my lovely sponsors! It was great working with them and I loved featuring them. This is my first sponsor, so thanks for making it great!

If you'd like to sponsor me for next month, go here.

Also, there are two giveaways going on! The August Sponsor giveaway can be found here and Celeste of Crazy Beautiful Unique is hosting a giveaway with two prizes from me! Don't forget to enter both!

Have a lovely day!

Monday, August 20, 2012

August Sponsor Giveaway

This month, my lovely sponsors had the option to be part of a giveaway. These lovely ladies were kind enough to give something away. So, 8 lucky readers of mine have the chance to win something. 

One lucky winner will win a $10 Target gift card from Tyler of Rays of Purple

One lucky winner will win a large ad space from Holly of Running In Stilettos

One lucky winner will win AD space from Elsie of Elsie's Pieces

One lucky winner will win a 200x200 ad space from Rachel of LaLa Lists

One lucky winner will win a blog header design and a matching 200x200 button from Kayla of Close Encounters

One lucky winner will win a $15 Target gift card and AD space from Aimee of Aimee's World

One lucky winner will win free long month ad space from Heather of Cupcake Love Affair

And last but not least, one lucky winner will win ad space from Bree of The Thing About Joy

The giveaway starts today and ends on September 20th! Enter below via rafflecopter. 

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Good luck!

Have a lovely day!

Sponsor Chase All Your Dreams In September

Sponsorship is completely free, unless you like to help a college student out, then it's $5. But if you just want to swap buttons, I'm totally down with that. Just go to my sponsor page and you'll find passionfruit. If we swapped buttons this month and you would like to renew, email me: and I'll renew your button on September 1st.

I look forward swapping and sponsoring you next month!

P.S Look out for the August Sponsor giveaway later today.

Have a lovely day!

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Clearance Sale! Every Must Go!

Everything in my store, Midnight City Creations, must go! Get 50% off your order now until there's nothing left.

Why am I doing this? Well, business has been slow and I've been thinking about re-doing my shop. So I want to get rid of all my jewelry and add different items to my shop, more handmade items (the jewelry I make is semi-handmade and anyone can do it). I feel like re-branding my shop and adding different, handmade items, will help.

So, help me out and buy something! I really want to get rid of these items!

Have a lovely day!

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Pinning Week

Linking up to A Night Owl Blog's Pinning Week. 

It's August now. School's starting back up (August 28th, boooo!) and the craft stores have fall and Halloween decorations out already. Due to that, I've had fall and Halloween crafts on my mind for weeks and Pinterest has been fueling my inspiration.

I love autumn; the colors, fragrances, the air, etc. I just love everything about it (minus school of course). This is the time of year where I craft like crazy and I visit the craft store more than I should. It's the time of year where I feel inspired by Halloween (my favorite holiday, btw) and the season around me.

So, here are some craft projects that I plan on making this fall.

Follow me on Pinterest!

Have a lovely day!
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