Friday, September 27, 2013

Pop, pop, fizz, fizz

Do you all remember the commercial I borrowed this from? Ha!

Happy Celebrations Friday - join the fun with Vikki!
Here's what I'm celebrating:
My friend, Heather's book is now available in paperback!
I made it through my first day as a long term sub and already got a compliment from a student =)
My shopping party and book signing is only a week away!

On Monday, I mentioned football - I have 2 sons that play (4th grader and 8th grader) plus, to help out I work at the Varsity home games, so that's several games a week I'm watching. But in the comments, several mentioned pro teams and I was asked which was my fave - Patriots! I also like the Steelers and Dolphins. All representing my roots! But I like watching college better. College is where it's at - Go Gators!

And to round out this lovely Fall Friday - An Award
A while back Bev gave me a Sunshine Award - I just went back through my emails and discovered I hadn't taken care of this. No time like a Friday! So here goes:

Here are the rules:
1.Include the award’s logo in a post or on your blog. (CHECK)
2.Link to the person who nominated you. (CHECK)
3.Answer 10 questions about yourself. (CHECK)
4.Nominate 10 bloggers. (CHECK)
5.Link your nominees to the post and comment on their blogs, letting them know they have been nominated. (CHECK)

Thank you for thinking of me, Bev! It's been a while since I did an award =)

Here are the 10 questions:
Fave color: purple (used to have a purple pen collection in HS)
Fave animal: doggie
Fave number: 2
Fave non-alcoholic drink: Coke!
Fave alcoholic drink: Cosmo =P
Facebook or Twitter: Facebook. Does that make me old? Twitter is too random, unless you plan to meet for a conversation...
Passions: Family, Church, Writing, Teaching
Prefer giving or getting presents? Neither, I stress about giving and would rather just get stuff for myself - that definitely makes me old and set in my ways... but I do like a good surprise or party
Fave city? Atlanta
Fave TV Shows: Amazing Race, Big Bang Theory, Regular Show... I don't watch much TV, I'd rather write or read!

And here are ten nominees... but if you'd like to do this meme for fun, by all means, have a go!
SK Anthony          Christine Rains          Emily Ann Girdner
Yolanda Renee          Sheena Kay          Nicole Singer
Kelly Polark          Cathrina Constantine           Lexa Cain
Rhonda Albom



Optimistic Existentialist said...

Your favorite team is the Patriots
My favorite team is the Bengals
We play each other next Sunday. Can we still be friends?

Madeline Mora-Summonte said...

Big fan here of TBBT (recorded last night's episodes) and The Amazing Race - can't wait for this Sunday!

And I love all shades of purple. :)

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Good team choices! I'll take either pro or college. Just give me football.
Congratulations on the award.

Jennifer Joyce said...

Congratulations on your award :-)

Suzi said...

I'm a Coke girl too. Hate Pepsi--there's nothing worse. :)

Fida Islaih said...

Yay purple! Congrats to you and those you tagged!

M.J. Fifield said...

Yeah! Patriots! Woo!

That's great about the student compliment. Those can be hard to come by.

And I still have a purple pen collection.

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Coke wins for me even though I live only an hour from the birthplace of Pepsi.

SK Anthony said...

This is awesome, thanks for the nomination :D

I feel the same way about presents O_O lol

Rena said...

I was really into football when I was a kid, and then they told me that I was a girl and couldn't play.

JJ said...

A Pats fan! You must be terrific!

Sheena-kay Graham said...

Congrats to your friend making it in Paperback and compliment you got from a student. Best of luck with your upcoming book signing. Congrats on your award and thanks for sharing it with me. My brother also loves Regular Show.

Yolanda Renée said...

Awesome, nothing better than a compliment from a student! I still have the cute gifts I received. Make it all worth while!

Thanks for the nomination, but it will be awhile before I can find the time. So much going on and Halloween month!

Cathrina Constantine said...

Thank you for nominating me for this award, Tara!! You are a busy woman, where do you find the time to write? I remember going to all my kids games and I loved it! Enjoy these crazy days!

Cathrina Constantine said...

I also realized I wasn't following you on twitter, now I am. Looking forward to winning a signed copy of Pop Travel!!!

DMS said...

Congrats on the award. I love purple too- and I still have a ton of purple pens. :)

Rhonda Albom said...

Congrats on your award and thanks for mine. I am really confused, I was sure I left a comment here already. I wonder if I went to spam :(

Unknown said...

Yay for student compliments! You're brave to say which NFL teams you back - what if others now see you in a whole new *enemy* light? Heh, heh, heh.
Thanks much for the award! You're a sweetie! :-)

Michael Di Gesu said...

Hi, Tara,

Congrats on the award!

Glad your teams are off and running... Fall is a great time of year!!!

Unknown said...

Congrats to your friend Heather :) And congrats on your upcoming signing too! That will be awesome. Hope you get to post some pictures :)

Thank you so much for the Sunshine Award! =) Made my day. I will let you know when I post it and the answers.

Have a wonderful Monday Tara.

Christine Rains said...

Congrats on the award and thank you for passing it on to me. My October blog calendar is totally booked, but I'll answer them here. :)

Fave color: blue
Fave animal: wolf
Fave number: 5
Fave non-alcoholic drink: Coke Zero
Fave alcoholic drink: none
Facebook or Twitter: Twitter
Passions: My son, husband, writing
Prefer giving or getting presents? Giving.
Fave city? I don't like big cities, but I'd love to go to London one day.
Fave TV Shows: The Walking Dead, Supernatural, Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory, Sherlock, Doctor Who

Tara Tyler said...

what fun!
i dont like the bengals
yay for coke & purple!

and liked your answers christine!

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