Friday, November 7, 2008

Uber Amazing Blog Award

I am thrilled that Wishpot has awarded me this wonderful Award, the Uber Amazing Blog Award! I am so happy that my blog inspires, makes people happy, and considered a great read.

The Uber Amazing Blog Award is a blog award given to sites who:

~ inspires you
~ makes you smile and laugh
~ or maybe gives amazing information
~ a great read
~ has an amazing design
~ and any other reasons you can think of that makes them uber amazing!

The rules of this award are:

* Put the logo on your blog or post.
* Nominate at least 5 blogs (can be more) that for you are Uber Amazing!
* Let them know that they have received this Uber Amazing award by commenting on their blog.
* Share the love and link to this post and to the person you received your award from.

So in the tradition of Uber Amazing Blogs, I nominate the following blogs for this award:

DeAnna Cochran Jewelry - She inspires me not only with her jewelry but because she gives back to the community. She inspires me to love my work, but also share and give back to the community/communities that support me. Her blog is also a great read.

Sparkliatti presented by Sasha Souza - Sasha's blog is just so fun to read. Full of inspiration, ideas, and thoughtful little tidbits from a TRUE EXPERT. I love visiting it everyday to see what she is thinking.

WishPot Wedding Blog - Gift Girl and the wedding experts at Wishpot are all inspirations. Her blog is full of great information, wonderful guest bloggers, and provides useful information to anyone planning a wedding.

Lilia Photography - Lilia's blog is so inspiring, her photos are wonderful and it's great to see the beauty that she see's through her lenses.

Offbeat Bride - Wonderful to see things that is no so traditional. Lots of inspiration for the unconventional bride and groom, as well as great DIY project ideas.

Here Comes the Guide - Great useful information and reviews for Californians. The bloggers there all have their own perspective which is wonderful.

Coco + Kelley - Classic, romantic, and full of inspiration, plus it's a beautifully designed blog. Coco + Kelley is a great stop for brides and grooms.

Make sure to check out these blogs for inspiration, ideas and for amazing information. Congratulations to my awardees, you deserve it!


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Wednesday, November 5, 2008

History has been Made

Yes We Did! Congratulations to Barack Obama on winning the US Presidency. What a historic moment in time...and I am so glad that I was able to witness it. Here's to CHANGE and to a future full of HOPE! I know that he will have a tough road ahead of him, but I believe in my heart of hearts that he will get America back on the right track.

With the joyous announcement of our next President, I am also saddened that California Prop 8 has passed (52% Yes, to 48% No...a very close race) and will eliminate the rights of same-sex couples to marry. I am not sure what will happen to my own marriage license, to my partner of 16 years and husband of 4/8 years, but I assure you that the fight for EQUALITY will continue. I am just amazed that Californians voted for the fair treatment and rights of chickens and other farm animals, but voted against protecting the rights of two human beings.

Here's to future hope and for positive change from a now second-class citizen. I am so glad that this is all over too, now I can stop worrying about the elections and get some real sleep! Thank you all for getting out your vote. I know that we all may disagree about what's right for this country, but I respect that everyone voted for their truth and proved that the process of democracy is alive and well, even though some of us wish the outcome could have been different.


Photo from the NPR

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

With Liberty and Justice For All - Let your Voice be Heard - VOTE TODAY

Today is one of the most important days and it's your chance to have your voice heard. Please get out today and Vote Your's your right. Let your voice be heard and VOTE!

I encourage exercise your right!

Californians - I ask that you vote on the side of love, stand up for equality, and to stop the hate. Vote NO on CA Prop 8.


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