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Tuesday, February 14, 2012


It’s always a happy day when someone recognizes our work, and today is one of those days. Killer Crafts & Crafty Killers has been granted The Versatile Blogger Award by author Nancy J. Cohen. Thank you, Nancy!

As a recipient of the award, there are a few rules I'm supposed to follow:

1. Thank the award-giver and link back to them in your post (done)

2. Share 7 things about yourself.

3. Pass this award along to 15 others. 

4. Contact your chosen bloggers to let them know about the award.

So here goes….

7 Things About Anastasia Pollack

1. I and my fellow editors here at Killer Crafts & Crafty Killers are really figments of author Lois Winston’s fertile imagination. (for those of you who didn’t already know that)

2. Author Lois Winston really does hear voices in her head, especially mine, but sometimes I have to scream at her to get her to pay attention to me.

3. Lois and I have many things in common, chief among them the fact that neither of us can carry a tune, but that doesn’t stop us from singing. We just do it in the privacy of Lois’s office when no one else is home.

4. One of us grew up wanting to be an astronaut, but NASA wasn’t interested in vertically challenged, math challenged astronauts prone to motion sickness. Go figure!

5. We both hate peanut butter.

6. We both love cupcakes (except peanut butter ones) from the House of Cupcakes in Princeton, NJ, but only one of us can afford them. (Guess which one of us can’t, thanks to Lois saddling me with Dead Louse of a Spouse's Mount Everest of debts?

7. Lois also saddled me with a communist mother-in-law because she believes in sharing the pain.

Fifteen Blogs You Really Ought to Know (in no particular order)

Hearth Cricket 

Isn't this a cool award? Let's hear from you. Post a comment for a chance to win a book from our Book Club Friday guest author. -- AP


Nancy J. Cohen said...

I'm not fond of cupcakes although I realize I might be in a minority. They're like little cakes with a dollop of sweet icing on top. Messy to eat.

Great list of blogs. Now I'll have to check out all of those!


The reason I like cupcakes is that you have your cake and eat fewer calories, too -- at least if you buy normal size cupcakes, not those enormous ones some bakeries now sell. And I avoid the mess by eating them with a fork!

HeatherD said...

Anastasia...I enjoyed learning more about you and Lois. I also enjoyed checking out some of the blogs you listed, like Killer Hobbies and Mystery With a Side of Laughter. Congrats on your versatile blogger award and thanks for sharing.


Thanks so much, HeatherD!

Liz said...

So glad to see Hearth Cricket back. Tried for several days to access, unsuccessfully.


We're all at the mercy of Blogger and Wordpress, Liz.

Jane R said...

That was fun to learn more about Lois and Anastasia. And, now I have a few blogs to check out! Thanks for the list!