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15 Day Blogger Challenge – Getting to Know the Blogger

15 Day Blogger Challenge – Getting to Know the Blogger

This challenge is open to any and everyone who wants to get to know each other a little better in the blogosphere. I encourage you all to make this challenge your own. There is no special format to follow or rules on posting. Do your challenge in 1 day by answering all the questions at once or do it in 90 days. Just have fun!

Add your link below. The link you add should only be to your post about starting this challenge. Please do not link up your homepage or any other post. Feel free to grab the button at the top to advertise this challenge. The only thing I ask is that you follow A Little Unhinged via GFC and provide at least one link back to me at some point during your challenge. 

Challenge Questions:

1. Introduction to this Challenge and tell us a little about yourself!

2. Where did you grow up? Small town or Big City?

3. What’s some of your favorite memories from childhood?

4. What type of student were you in school?

5. Who was your closest friends as a teenager?

6. Where have you worked?

7. Has your life gone the way you expected it?

8. Tell us a bit about your family!

7. What are your hobbies?

8. What are some of your fears?

9. What are your goals? Parenting, Life, Career?

10. Why did you start blogging and what is your blog about?

11. What are a couple of your favorite blog tools that you use?

12. Your top 5 posts and why you think they were successful.

13. 3 blogs you visit and read enthusiastically.

14. Social Networks/Blog Communities you want others to know you’re a part of.

15. Closing and any upcoming posts or raffles you would like to share with us.


Here are some of the bloggers that will be taking part in the challenge. 

And a huge THANK YOU to A Little Unhinged for putting it all together. 

1.  nick powers   6.  Laura Shimmerofpink   11.  Ginny @ Just Jist    
2.  Erica Bodker   7.  The Insomniac’s Dream   12.  Alittle Bit of This&That and Couponing    
3.  Alvina Castro   8.  erica- bassgiraffe   13.  The Glamorous Life of a French Housewife    
4.  Ms. Morgan   9.  Hanging Off The Wire      
5.  Stacy Sews and Schools   10.  Brooke Blogs      


Day One

1. Introduction to this Challenge and tell us a little about yourself!


Ok, well, I’ve done the intro! LOL Now about me… Hmmm…. What is there to say that I haven’t said already??? I even have that About Me tab at the top…. 

How about this – I am NEVER going to get this house totally unpacked!!!! LOL OMGOSH! It’s making me crazy!!!! All I have left is my sewing room/library but it’s taking me forever to sort through all the books!! I have all of mine put up except for the classics and a few favorites, I haven’t decided where to put those yet. Now I am working on the kids’ books. MY GOODNESS!!!! I didn’t realize just how many books they have! They seriously have their own library. LOL I am sorting through school books first. So far I have most of the science titles up and about 1/2 of the history.  SHEW!! Now I need to decide where to put the biographies! 

I took a break from the books and opened a box of fabric and started to put it away. I am a little upset at how some of the fabric and some of my books were packed… The packers the first day just seemed to tape a box and toss stuff in it. GRRRRR!!!!!! I guess I should just be thankful that I didn’t have to pack and leave it at that. 

I am getting used to this small south Georgia town. The weather has been fantastic! BUT it’s kind of hard to get into the Thanksgiving mood when it feels this nice out! Definitely NOT peppermint hot chocolate weather. 

The Hubby is enjoying his new job. He is soooo glad to be back in management!! He HATES wearing steel-toed boots, though… LOL AND he has to wear one of those neon vests that crossing guards wear. He’s making the best of it, though. He realizes that it will mean less wear and tear on his t-shirts and tennis shoes. 😉

Maybe I should add a little bit more about me…

Georgia is the 6th state that I have lived in. It joins West Virginia, Virginia, South Carolina, Indiana and Tennessee. 

I have to tell you what happened yesterday… I was talking on the phone to my friend (Hi, Eileen!) when I see this snake poking out of a pile of dirt and rocks. All I can see is the back end BUT I can see the colors, red, black and white… Now, I KNOW that there are king snakes and coral snakes in this area and Eileen starts to recite the little rhyme that goes with them, but all I can think is SSSSSNNNNNAAAAAAKKKKKEEEE!!!!! Yeah… I freak out a little. I holler inside for Joshua and the broken mop that was left here. I started poking at the snake and….. it was a toy!!!! LOL! SHEW!!!!!! It was such a relief!! LOL

SIGH…. I guess I have taken a long enough break… Back to sorting books….



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