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And Then There Were Blogs

I’m done taking your donations. That’s it. We’re good. Better than good, we’re overflowing with gifts for the families. If you’re not convinced you took part in a fantastic thing, here’s an email from one of my very favorite Sage Academy teachers: “I just wanted to say thank you so very much for inspiring your readers to contribute to the families that Sage is sponsoring. It’s wonderful to know how many caring and generous people there are out there! This is going to be the best Christmas for my very own family, just to be a part of it all. I can’t wait to see the faces of *****’s lovely parents, when they realize how much people cared about them! THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!!” That teacher “adopted” the family with the girl who is getting the therapy walker (again, thank you Chelsea Handler) and she as well as everyone at Sage is excited about this Christmas. Tomorrow I will get back to my regularly scheduled program of snarkiness.

Here’s a must check-out blog called Bullies, Waterbeds and Eyeliner. Written by Courtney Rundell this blog reads like a novel that you won’t be able to put down. Here’s the first line from her “about” section: “I didn’t smoke a cigarette at ten-years-old hoping that by fourteen I’d be fucking a drug dealer for cocaine on his waterbed with my best friend watching. This was not a place I went to with rationale or intention. Just like moving to Reno.” Get ready for Courtney to rock your world.

Raising Zoey Jane. She’s raw. She’s poetic. And she’s nekkid. Seriously. Go see. A brave blog by a kickass writer I’ve been reading for awhile. Yeah, I have. Where have you been?

Robin of the life with three girls blog Robin’s Chicks cracks my shit up on twitter where she tweets as @robinobryant. She’s a humor columnist in a house full of vaginas. If you want a warm, witty humor blog with lots of girly moments check her out.

Also, a gracious donor who does not have a blog would like us all to know that if we have tax needs please think of H&R Block! Apparently, they are good people!

Laughs! Thrills! Pathos! is the end all be all of blogs from Brits that I’ve read. Admittedly I haven’t read many not because I don’t love British blogs because clearly I do but because I don’t get out much in the blogging community. Listen, the only reason I can tell she’s British is her kids call her mummy and she likes tea. Start with her latest post about her son being a liar liar pants on fire and you’ll be into the Brit bloggers as well!

Again with Red Neck Mommyis fierce. Redneck Mommy is powerful. Redneck mommy is purty. Seriously, she’s going to be elected to the bloggy hall of fame if she keeps up this damn do-gooding. She’s recommended me to her followers on her blog and on twitter and got us so many donations she deserves to go with us to drop the goodies off. Too bad she lives all the way in fricking Canada. Move here Redneck Mommy and be Malibu Mommy.

Jennifer over at New Baby News told me “If you mention me please talk about how I’m awesome and a surrogate mom and smell like cookies and not that I recently had a fake heart attack. *shame*” Jen, your secret’s safe with me. Seriously you guys, Jennifer is super funny and great. One time she left me a comment on my blog that was so funny I may have been forced to use and LOL.

Valary at Valary Dreyer Photography, has a photography site. It’s pretty amazing especially the black and whites which I am a sucker for. I see a lot of photos and trust me when I say this site is worth a view.

I want to tell you about a site that was brought to my attention the other day and I can’t believe that our blogging community isn’t aware of it yet. The blog is Kennedy Bonomoa chronicle of a little girl with a very ugly diagnosis. The blog was sent to me by a donor named Jennifer whose photography site Jennifer Bagwell Photography features many gorgeous pictures of Kennedy and her family. These two women have an amazing friendship that began when both were pregnant with their first child. Please go visit both of these sites, give Kennedy’s family some love and spread the word.

Posted by Stefanie Wilder Taylor on December 15, 2010 7:04 amUncategorized8 comments  

8 Comments

  1. Jen said,

    Ack! Good thing I didn’t tell you not to talk about the time I got an enema in the emergency room. Now THAT would have been embarrassing. Phew!
    Jen´s last blog post ..No- I mean a LOT of clothes

    | December 15, 2010 @ 4:47 pm

  2. rebecca said,

    So glad there are so many giving people out in the world.
    rebecca´s last blog post ..Recipe for Hot Cocoa

    | December 15, 2010 @ 6:02 pm

  3. Zoeyjane said,

    You may not have Tanis. Just sayin. Again, Stefanie, Happy Christmas. You’ve earned some major celestial props for this season, and probably the next, too.
    Zoeyjane´s last blog post ..Happy Christmas

    | December 15, 2010 @ 9:36 pm

  4. Redneck Mommy said,

    Malibu Mommy. It has a certain ring to it. But some how, I can’t see wearing a toque down there. And I need my toque if only to not have to comb my darn hair.

    I’m so glad this was successful for you and I’m happy to help. Anytime. I’ll be your bloggy bitch for a good cause. Wink.
    Redneck Mommy´s last blog post ..I Should Apologize To My Mother

    | December 16, 2010 @ 5:32 am

  5. Kristina said,

    The world isn’t cruel. There are still many kind hearted people. Great blog and links!
    Kristina´s last blog post ..With On Call Nurse you are assured that no matter the situation- you have someone you can call to get you the information you need to make the best decisions possible about your health and the health of your family Hear 4 stories of how On Call Nurse is helping people like you make strong decisions that affect their lives

    | December 17, 2010 @ 6:33 pm

  6. test said,

    comment on my blog was error and i dont know why :(

    | December 18, 2010 @ 7:35 am

  7. muskrat said,

    Damn. I just realized I totally missed all of this while I was in “I must work all the time right now and ignore blogs/’mark read’ my feeds.”
    Glad the goal was met without me, though.
    muskrat´s last blog post ..a lesson

    | December 21, 2010 @ 3:14 am

  8. mouna a. said,

    you rock. sorry I missed this.

    | December 21, 2010 @ 11:02 pm

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