Skip to main content

Super Swe-e-e-e-e-t Award

I'm flattered to have received a Super Swe-e-e-e-t Award from Jeanette Anderson on September 20 (sorry for the delay in getting this up Jeanette but it is greatly appreciated)!  Her mission is to make people laugh, cry, shout, smile, frown and just enjoy reading so check out her blog and see if it works!

The Guidelines:

So, once I accept this award, the guidelines state that:

First:  I must thank the person who nominated me... of course, that's the proper thing to do! Thanks Jeanette!

Second: Answer the Super Sweet Questions (that follow below).

Third: Nominate a baker's dozen (13) to receive this award (if you can't find 13 that's okay... just find as many as you can).

“Super Sweet” Questions:
1. Cookies or Cake?   Cookies. Especially my mother-in-law's special oatmeal cookies!  Even tastier when eaten at the cottage.

2. Chocolate or Vanilla?    Vanilla, with lots of fresh berries.

3. What is your favorite sweet treat?   I really don't have a sweet tooth... I know, ironic considering the nature of this award, right?  But, if I had to choose it would be Godiva Chocolates.

4. When do you crave sweet things the most?   
I don't :(

5. If you had a sweet nickname, what would it be? 
My dad called me Annie Bananie (does that count)?

My Baker’s Dozen: I'm going to highlight the blogs of some of my special friends and favorite people, not necessarily because their content is sweet (although some of it is) but because they have touched my life in some way:

The Awards go to:

Katie Foster -
Susan Castle -
Debbie Nicol -
Jo Parfitt -
Padmini Sankar -
Shirley Ralston - 
Sarah Walton -
Lynda Skok Martinez -
Alison Delory -
Linda Janssen -
Morgen Bailey -
Maria Foley -
Zvezdana Raskovich - 

You all rock!


Anonymous said…
Thank you so much Anne! Very "sweet" of you (sorry, couldn't resist). It was very thoughtful of you to think of me. Greatly appreciated...
It's my pleasure!!! Love your blog, appreciate your support and wish you lots and lots of followers.
Courtney Hosny said…
It appears that self-publishing is the wave of the future! I find it difficult to wrap my head around because it's a fairly new way to go about publishing, but it really seems to be gaining the respect it deserves amongst the writing community. I self-published a collection of non-fiction and poetry, and I don't regret it for a minute! Thanks for the great read, and for opening my eyes up to National Novel Writing Month--it may be the perfect incentive I need to get me through the last 75 pages of my novel.

texpatfaith said…
Most of all, I am encouraged that my life has touched yours in a positive way. You have touched mine as well. We have shared the sweetness of fellowship with one another. I am grateful. Thank you Anne!
Courtney... glad to hear you've been inspired. If you do decide to do NaNoWriMo look me up on the site and connect. I plan to do it again this year too!

Shirley, you have indeed touched my life. Thank you!
What a wonderful surprise, Anne, thank you very much. Fun questions and such a good opportunity to recognize fellow bloggers. I'm honored to be part of your Baker's Dozen any day!
Anonymous said…
Congratulations!! I think you deserve it!
J.S. Andersen said…
Your welcome Anne and I love your answers. : )

Popular posts from this blog

Virtual Book Tour for The Healing Begins April 23

As we approach launch day for Lynda Faye Schmidt's novel, The Healing , a women's fiction/family drama based on the author's life, we're excited to announce the blog tour schedule and introduce you to the bloggers and book reviewers who have joined the tour. The tour begins on launch day, April 23rd. Take a look, follow these bloggers and make sure you visit on the tour dates indicated (check back regularly for updates): Pre-Tour - March 2 - Thrive Global - pre-launch announcement  April 16 - Fit for Joy - pre-launch podcast interview with Lynda April 23 - IndieView - author Q&A with Lynda April 24 -  Canadian Bookworm  - featuring a guest blog by Lynda, "What Inspired Me" April 26 - Dartmouth Book Exchange - author spotlight April 29 - Storybook Reviews - review May 4 -  Help Me Sara  - podcast interview May 13 -  My Question Life  - review and author interview June 30 - Reader's Favorite - review  Date TBD - Maryse's Book Blog - review Date

By the Light of the Cresent Moon Virtual Book Tour

On August 26th, we will launch Ailsa Keppie's much awaited memoir, By the Light of the Crescent Moon . On the same day we will launch her virtual book tour, featuring the blogs below joining the tour with reviews, author Q&As and guest posts. Visit and follow these blogs and make sure you follow the tour. As the posts go live we will update the links here to go direct to the tour post. Thanks to the following bloggers & podcasters who have joined the tour: Dartmouth Book Exchange - author spotlight - August 23-26 The IndieView - author Q&A - August 26 Sarah Butland's Imagination Captured - book review - August 26 The Author Journey with OC Publishing - author interview - August 26 Canadian Bookworm - guest post by Ailsa Keppie, Why I Wrote My Memoir - August 27 Just Reviews - book review - August 28 Storeybook Reviews - guest post by Ailsa Keppie, The Voice in My Head - August 29 Lisa Haselton's Reviews & Interviews - author Q&A - August 31 Laura&

Holiday Launch Planned for Late Author's Second Children's Book

 We are saddened by the recent passing of the very vivacious, funny, gorgeous, and talented author, Jackie Arnason. Last year, at the age of 87, we published her first Children's book, Hambone-Why Pigs Have Curly Tails . After a brief illness, Jackie passed away in September of this year, while we were well-underway in the publishing process for her second book, Timothy Titus Terrance O'Toole and the Dragon. With the support of her family, we pressed on and will launch her book in December.  Jackie Arnason A beloved story-teller to all those who knew and loved her, with the publishing of her first book, and now her second, a lifelong dream has been fulfilled. Her legacy will live on in the lessons and magical stories she shared through the years. A prairie girl, born in a small town in Saskatchewan, Jackie's childhood years in the 'Dirty Thirties' were hard but the local library became her haven where she escaped into worlds she could only dream of growing up in Reg