Apparently, I am Illuminating! | Live Pretty on a Penny

Apparently, I am Illuminating!

Yep, you heard correctly! Me, little old me, and my wee little blog received the Illuminating Blogger Award nomination. I can only say that I am BEYOND stoked, simply because it's amazing to see something that I love so much and have put so much work into, be recognized by others, especially since I have only been live just over a month. I have my loyal readers to thank!

To start, I was nominated my Missi, whose blog is Havoc to Heaven. I love her blog! You must check it out. Anywho, I received a message from Ms. Missi (hehe) via twitter (follow me if you haven't) saying that she nominated me because she really liked my blog! Thank you so much Missi! That means a whole lot:) Also, a big thank you to CJ at Food Stories Blog for creating the Illuminating Blogger Award! So, as part of this process I am encouraged to share something random about myself. Hmmmm, let's see....there are so many random things, how about I share two!

1) I love mayonnaise sandwiches. No meat...just bread and mayo. YUMMY!!! When I was a kid I used to beg my mother to let me take them for lunch and she would tell me no. I hated that. But, now if I want to have one at lunch at work, I could! I don't, but I could if I wanted to:)

2) I cry at the drop of a dime when I think about my dogs getting older. I mean real tears. Just the thought of losing them devastates me. I love those guys and they are just so sweet (sometimes). I am tearing up as I write this:(

How illuminating are those random things! I know, not the most interesting or controversial things, but they are pretty random.

I am honored to pass this award along to six other blogs that light up my day with their inspiring posts, and informative content:

Thanks for stopping by and thanks for your continued support! It is VERY much appreciated:)


  1. Aww I am so honored! Thank you Erin!!

    Kelly @ View Along the Way

    PS - You should totally eat a mayo sandwich in celebration of your award. :)

    1. You are welcome Kelly. Love your blog. I dont even think I could stomach a mayo sandwich now!

  2. Thanks so much for the nomination!

    -Erin @ DIY On the Cheap

  3. Erin! You just made my day! Thank you so much. I have to agree, you are illuminating! Even if you're a big weirdo that eats mayonnaise sandwiches ;)


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