Day 1 of the 30 day blog challenge!

Day 1 – Your Blog’s Name

How did I come up with my blog name? Well really, WHIMSY AND WHISKERS just struck me in the middle of the night (sorry, no big wild story!), but really sums up me and my life up perfectly!

Whimsy – If there is one word to describe me… it would be WHIMSICAL! I love the sound of the word and what it entails. It’s fanciful, colourful, playful, unusual, silly, just fun! I’ve never fit “in the box” and I’m pretty okay with that!

It’s hard to lose me in a crowd 😉

and…

Whiskers – Well this one is OBVIOUS! I LOVE CATS. I was able to adopt my first cat this past spring (as a child my dad was allergic so despite my constant begging, I wasn’t allowed to have my own – but that didn’t stop me from cuddling every single cat I could find!) and she has become my very best friend since. Yes, I’m a proud crazy cat lady.

So to sum up, WAW (wow!) is a blog that is all about me, my cat, and our adventures.

Yes, we’re a definite kooky pair!

Tah dah! Day 1 DONE!

(I’m having trouble with uploading pictures onto my blog right now 🙁 so sorry for the boring text post!! Working on solving this silly thing.) Edit: SOLVED!

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Let’s do the 30 day blog challenge!

Woohoo new blog! Now how do I even start?!? I realized that one of my favourite things to stumble upon on other peoples’ blogs is the 30 day blog challenge!! It’s a fun way to learn little bits and bobs about the people behind the screen. So I really want to do my own so you can get to know me and I can get motivated to post!!

I found this from Live, Love, Simple and can’t wait to give it a go:

Day 1 – Your Blog’s Name
Day 2 – 20 Facts About You
Day 3 – Your Favourite Quote
Day 4 – Your Dream Job
Day 5 – Your Proudest Moment
Day 6 – What Are You Afraid Of
Day 7 – Your 5 Favourite Songs
Day 8 – 5 Current Goals
Day 9 – What’s In Your Bag
Day 10 – Best Trip Of Your Life
Day 11 – 10 Favourite Foods
Day 12 – Your Favourite Childhood Book
Day 13 – What’s Inside Your Fridge
Day 14 – 3 Healthy Habits
Day 15 – Where You Will Be In 5 Years
Day 16 – Thoughts On Education
Day 17 – Your Favourite Blogs
Day 18 – A Photograph Of Yourself
Day 19 – Your Favourite Movie
Day 20 – What Makes You Happy
Day 21 – What Makes You Sad
Day 22 – Your Worst Habits
Day 23 – If You Won The Lottery
Day 24 – What Attracts You (In Love)
Day 25 – Your Biggest Regret
Day 26 – Your Hidden Talent
Day 27 – What’s In Your Closet
Day 28 – Most Embarrassing Moment
Day 29 – A Confession
Day 30 – Your Hopes For Your Blog

I am in the middle of baking a cake for a holiday potluck at work tomorrow, so tomorrow will be the first day of this fun challenge! Hope to see you then!

Sugar eagerly stalking the BUTTER from on top of the fridge while I bake!
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Welcome to my latest adventure…. BLOGGING!

Oh hi there and welcome to my brand sparkling new empty internet space! This past year was my busiest EVER!! I now live in the pink sugar coma-inducing home of my daydreams, adopted an extremely cuddly kitty cat, ran a half marathon, finally learned to knit AND feel darn amazing (PHEW!!)

My whimsical pink living room!
This was back in March and some how, my house is WAY more pink now than it was here!
You can see me from a mile away!
Sugar Sweet
I adopted this pretty girl (her name is SUGAR!) in April!
Knitted donut!
When I can’t eat sugar, I create sugary things! Yes, I clearly have a MASSIVE sweet tooth 😉

The only “problem” is the year is almost over and I didn’t have the time to squeeze in everything that I wanted to and all of the crafty fun creativeness kept getting pushed off (figuratively, and in a very literal way by the cat!) So right now my brain is stuffed to the brim with all sorts of creative ideas and craziness!!

Chair stealer!
But she’s the reason I can’t get anything done! (Okay, I’ve been using that as a bit of an excuse but no more!)

I guess the only thing a girl can do is step it up next year and BLOG about it! My plan is to create a little bit everyday – whether it’s a yummy thing, a crafty, a knitted thing, and any other thing I can think of. Then share it with the whole world here!

Sewing and Sugar the Cat!
My new sewing machine! My 2019 goal is to learn how to use it and start sewing my own clothes!

Technically I was going to make this my 2019 resolution, but I’m INPATIENT and can’t wait to go, and I have some fun little ideas up my ruffly pink sleeves and want to share them NOW! So see you soon! xoxo

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