CONTEST NOW CLOSED
"Every Blog Name Has a Story"
What's the Story behind Your Blog Name????
Tis the Season to be Giving
so I'm throwing My Give-Away Hat in the Ring.....
There's always room for
one more, Right...
December 17th ~ 31st
Tons of Vintage Treasures
Ready for You to Win
Here's How to Play:
In the comment section
(on this Post Only)
Tell Us about Your Blog Name
Does it have a Meaning?
How did You come up with It??
For some, I'm sure Your Blog name was simple to pick,
for Other, it might have been as difficult as Choosing a Pets Name...
Whether its Silly or Sweet
I want to know, the Blogging World wants to know....
It's Time to Share & Someone is Going to
win a Prize, for doing Just That
All These Goodies, for One Lucky Blogger
Now for the Rules:
You have up to
4 - Chances to Enter
1. - Comment & Tell about Your Blog Name
(What's the Story?)
2. - Be or Become a Follower
(I promise to do a Happy Dance)
3. - Grab the Give-Away button & place on
your side bar
(Spread the News)
4. - Write a Post about this Give-Away
(Really Spreading the News)
Please leave Separate Comments for Each
(easier Math - lol)
Now since I am asking You to Tell Your Blog Name Story,
It is Only fair that I tell about Mine
I bet you all figured with a Blog name like
there Must be a Story...
Making a Long story Shorter
I will try to tell this in a Good Light with Funny & Happy Meanings,
but at first I have to Set the Stage.....
I was Married for 17 Long Years - Check
I actually filed for Divorce the week of Our 17th Anniversary - Check
I had found out that Husband & now X Best Bud were having an Affair
(for 2 years - I Must have been Blind) - Check
Bonus of 17 Long Years = 3 Fabulous Kids - Check
Lots of Emotional Abuse - Check, Check, Double Check
(can be worse than broken bones)
Now fast forward to several years after the Big "D"
I had always been Creative, Thank You Grandma - Check
(Teddy bear Maker - Floral designer - Bow Maker)
being Creative really was a Life Saver as a
After Slowly starting to Believe In Myself Again - Check
(It takes a long time to climb out of the pits - still some steps to go)
The voice in my head was saying "I Can Do It"
instead of hearing "Your Stupid & Useless"
I wanted to Spread My Wings & Fly - Check
I Cut My Hair Real Short
(Big Mistakes on a round face)
I started to let My Wild side Out - Check
(No Jail, No Drunken Moments, No Wild Parties)
Just a Good Mom with Hopes & Dreams
I Liked - No, I Loved the word Funky
(My Kids Hated It!)
From Funky came Zany, From Zany came the
(My silly side of Mayd, instead of Made - wanting, Needing to be Different)
My Kids will even tell You that I joked
(really it was a Joke)
that I wanted to Change My Name to Zany!
(What I really wanted, was My Maiden Name Back, but it cost too much
$$$ to do that, so I use My Maiden Name
Goode as My Middle Name & kept My Married Last name
to be the same as My Kids.... I did not take into account that when Daughters Marry,
she takes Her Hubby's Last Name - but I do have a Son (same last name & a Bonus from
the Married Daughter, 3 Beautiful Little Ones for This Bubbie to Love xox)
I Know, I'm Rambling!
Are We Bored Yet!?!
I also always Loved the Old Photo that I use for My Profile,
Yes, Me at 2 on a Zebra in Tijuana Mexico
with My Wonderful Mom & Dad
So Zebra, Zany
(see photo above)
(You were Thinking Your Blog Name was Silly)
This is when I should say
& The Rest is History.....
it's been Over 13 Years since the
I guess sometimes it takes a Lifetime ...
I am Thrilled & Blessed that I Found
Did Blogging Find Me
(one of the Door's Right, Tete!)
That's My Story
Please make it Odd, I know there's another
Crazy Blog name out there....
Make sure I am able to Contact You
I'm sure you'll want to know if Your the Lucky Winner
As Frank Sinatra Would Say
"Start Spreading the News"