Being nice does matter.

Alexis very kindly awarded me a Nice Matters Award -- so sweet of her to think of me this way. I don't think I even come close to being as nice as the other ladies she ranked me with, but I'll still graciously accept. Thank you, girlie! It must be your special day in Purple Valley-land . . . you're being linked all over tha place! ;c) If you stop by her place, please reach out and give her a hug. I think she needs a lot of 'em this week.

So, now it's my turn! I love reciprocating!

I award the following a Nice Matters Award, because you the represent the following to me:

"This award is for those bloggers who are nice people; good blog friends and those who inspire good feelings and inspiration. Also for those who are a positive influence on our blogging world. Once you've been awarded please pass it on to 7 others who you feel are deserving of this award."

I looked it up, and, according to the dictionary, "nice" means this:
[adjective] exhibiting courtesy and politeness; "a nice gesture"
Synonyms: courteous, gracious

For me, this deserves to go out to so many people. I am attracted to nice people . . . so just about everyone on my blogroll and sidebar deserve this award. But I can only pick 7 (or 8?), so here's my pick of the litter :c)

amanda @ oh,amanda

erin @ fully alive . . .
jen @ prayer warrior
melody @ slurping life
christy @ after a cup of coffee
louise @ living outloud . . .
mp @ my second journal
jen @ one mom's world

I also have to award this to the following because you are my "In Real Life" (IRL) Friends and I love you so much --- like I said, I'm attracted to nice people and you are some of the best niceties that ever landed on Earth! . . . Corie, Michelle, and Alexis

Thank you all, gracious friends, even those I didn't mention.


oh amanda said...

Too too kind, my nice nice friend!

Erin said...

Thank you, dear! You are one of the nicest people I don't really know, hee, hee! Although I know you better it seems than some of my IRL friends. What a nice spot in my week.

Michelle said...

Very cool!

And, thanks for including me on the IRL friend list! Right back at-cha. babe!! xoxo

MP said...

OOOOOO I am SO honored. My hubby tells me that sometimes I'm too nice. :-)

FYI: Regarding Big Brother..I LOVED Jase. I thought he was a good "actor"..I figured he did some stuff just to cause trouble and stir things up. A bit of a hottie too I just say..although I hated the bandana..

it's me, Val said...

MP, Jase still wears that bandana. He lives (lived, since we moved a month ago) in the house adjacent to us. The bandana goes with him everywhere. Along with his sunglasses and wife-beaters! ;)

Here's a post about him and Heidi a while back: http://purple-valley.blogspot.com/2007/05/its-boy.html

I haven't talked to them in a while, but they don't miss a good party, so they should be here in Oct. I can put you on the invite list, hehe! :)

melody is slurping life said...

Val, what a sweetheart you are and well-deserving of this award. I agree that we meet such nice people in the blogging world. I'm a firm believer in what goes around comes around.

Thank you for honoring me with what I think is the best award to receive. It's made by afternoon a very nice one. ;)

Alexis Jacobs said...

You deserve it :)

Jen @ One Moms World said...

Val.. you truly just made my night. I love the sense of mom blogging community we have here. TY!!

Louise said...

Val- AHHHHH thanks you made my night, seeing as its 11:20pm and my dog is still barking in his kennel..eeeeek what did I do!!
Thanks dear you are a sweetheart and I hope to meet you someday in real life!!
Have a fabulous weekend!

lil ole' me..... said...

Thanks Val!
I love my IRL (as you put it!) friend too!
I'm so thankful for your blog because it inspired me to start my own and has given me the chance to learn so much more about you! You are AWESOME!
Happy Friday!!! :)

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