Three Things about Tania

Friday, October 14, 2016

Hi, Gurls! I’m sorry to have to break it to you, but Tania is not blogging today. She called me late last night to ask me to post for her because she and Sandy were LOST. I would have felt bad for her except that she’d called me hours early using Facetime to show me all of the great shoes they were buying.

I thought I’d use the space today to share three things about Tania that you might not know.

tanbaby-218x3001. She’s good at anything she does. It’s true..she paints, she’s crafty, she can decorate and cook AND manage a business, plus she BLOGS.  She’s a great mom, loves her parents, showers the nieces and nephews with gifts, and is a top-notch Mother-in-law, and a super grandmother. She’s also athletic. You could throw her into Dale Hollow Lake right now with a ski-rope and a piece of plywood and she’d be turning circles and jumping waves backwards before you could get on your sunscreen. A lesser person might find that annoying.

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  1. She REALLY likes Christmas. It’s her favorite holiday. As kids, we had a fake Christmas tree with a plastic pipe running up the back and connected to an angel. Snow would fall from beneath her dress, land in the cardboard tree skirt and head back up for hours of snowy fun. Tania now has one in her collection. And I do mean COLLECTION..she has approximately 75. Little ones, big ones, white, green, aluminum..and they get decorated. With handmade bows. When we draw names at Christmas, everyone wants her to get theirs! She has no control when it comes to Christmas and we like it.

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  1. She’s always been fashionable, and that was HARD in the 70s. I remember when she brought this photo home from school. I thought she was as beautiful as one of Charlie’s Angels! As pretty as she is, she’s never had a pretty-girl attitude.

Our family tends to be on the sarcastic side, we tease each other a lot, but the truth is I’ve always looked up to my big sister.

 

If you’ve read the blog, you can see why. Thanks for coming to hang out with her each day. I’m so glad she has you gurls in her life!

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  • Angela
    October 14, 2016

    Ok this is cute!! I have to know where were they lost and buying great shoes???

    • Sue
      October 14, 2016

      Yeah, me too!

    • Tania
      October 14, 2016

      Angela, what my sister didn’t tell everyone was that I was shopping for THEM! I bought 5 pair of shoes for them, and none for me…..

  • Mary
    October 14, 2016

    Sweet post! Hope those two don’t stay lost too long. Tania is amazing, and i’m so glad i “found” her. are a good sister, thank you for posting!

    • Mary
      October 14, 2016

      oops, that should have said YOU are a good sister!

  • Caroline
    October 14, 2016

    What a lovely post, you can tell from the way Tania speaks about you that she is super proud of you too!

  • FunkyFortyYvonne
    October 14, 2016

    Wow what a super cute post…am seriously looking forward to seeing the new shoes after this too 😉

    Have you seen my post about How to Make the Most of Your Body Shape?
    http://funkyforty.com/how-to-make-the-most-of-your-body-shape/

    xx Yvonne

  • Nancy Baten
    October 14, 2016

    This was such fun! I think I she also is very good hearted!

  • Carmen
    October 14, 2016

    Love this post! Sisters are the best – wouldn’t trade mine for all the world’s riches!!

  • Donna
    October 14, 2016

    I love this post!! Thank you for sharing about your big sister!! I love following her blog….she is absolutely beautiful and I can tell that she is pretty special!!!

  • Tracey
    October 14, 2016

    Please tell Tania, it is okay to miss a day, you are lovely sisters to each other.

    You did really well. Kind wishes Tracey

  • dianneslucasbellsouth
    October 14, 2016

    You are such a sweet sister. I am from East Tn. and know where Dale Hollow is at. I love hearing things that Tania and you did when you were kids and even know how great you both are. I love Tania blog, I look forward to it everyday. Thanks for telling us some more information about your sister. I just love it.

    • Tania
      October 14, 2016

      Dale Hollow is the most beautiful lake. It’s water is crystal clear!

  • Tracey Royston
    October 14, 2016

    I always wanted a sister! I am blessed with one Brother, but no Sissy. This was a super sweet Post! Tania enjoy your break with your bestie!

  • Jeanie Witmer
    October 14, 2016

    Awwww, I love this!!

  • Naomi
    October 14, 2016

    Hahaha! Thanks sis for the laughs and insider info!! 😆😂❤️

  • Mindy
    October 14, 2016

    What a sweet little sister! We all know Tania is crazy proud of you. I raise my coffee cup to all of our baby sisters this morning!☕️ Have a wonderful weekend!

    • Tania
      October 14, 2016

      I love her with all my heart, Mindy. BUT, don’t tell her I said so. Lol!

  • Michele
    October 14, 2016

    Loved this post!

  • Kathy
    October 14, 2016

    Sometimes getting lost is a wonderful thing. Makes me wonder what she is up to? LOL!
    Thanks little sister for such a good job.

    • Tania
      October 14, 2016

      I wasn’t lost, Kathy. We just were running late due to shopping! Hahaha

      • Sandy
        October 14, 2016

        Not lost we still had gas in the tank!

        • Tania
          October 14, 2016

          Hahaha! This is mine and Sandy’s motto. You are never lost as long as you have gas!

  • Carole Prisk
    October 14, 2016

    Charming post..how nice to meet you after hearing all the nice things Tania has said about you. You are right about the pretty girl thing. She is a beautiful woman, but does not generate the jealous nerve that many blessed with good looks do.She comes across as down to earth , genuine and the kind of woman we would all like to have as a best friend.

    • Tania
      October 14, 2016

      How sweet, Carole!!! Thank you so much for all the compliments. I really feel like I now have friends all over the United States and even abroad. It is such a wonderful feeling.

  • Vickie
    October 14, 2016

    Awesome post! What was it about the 70’s and “tree” poses! Gotta love it!

    • Tania
      October 14, 2016

      Probably around 77, since I graduated in 1978. Lol!

  • Lisa
    October 14, 2016

    Tania, I just recently started to follow you and I love your style. I have never been much of a jewelry wearer though I do own a few pieces. Yesterday I wore a nice necklace to compliment my outfit and have never received so many compliments. It had to be the necklace as this is an outfit I have worn many times. I run with a group of girls that are very into jewelry, one even owns her own shop, and a couple work for her and the rest shop her, I am the odd ball of the group. Thanks so much for showing me the way.

    • Tania
      October 14, 2016

      I love this story, Lisa. Compliments are such a nice thing:)

  • Susan
    October 14, 2016

    There is something wonderful about sister love!

  • Melesa Garrison
    October 14, 2016

    I hope Tania is having a great time, buying shoes or whatever. You are so sweet to make this post. Tania was a doll when she was younger, and of course she still is just beautiful and seems so down to earth. Thanks for sharing sweet things about your sister. I’m sure you are just as sweet!

  • janniefaye54
    October 14, 2016

    What a sweet sister you are!

  • Edit Jeremias
    October 14, 2016

    You are so lucky to have each other. The love and mutual respect is obvious between the two of you.

  • Cynthia
    October 14, 2016

    You forgot one: she has an awesome sister who has her back!😊 Thanks for taking over today.

  • Kathe
    October 14, 2016

    That was such a great read! How lovely that you two are so close.

  • Brandye
    October 14, 2016

    This is one of my favorite posts ever! Have a wonderful weekend. Any extra shoes…send my way, size 8. LOL

    It is Baylor University Homecoming this weekend (the oldest collegiate homecoming) and we have a massive tailgate planned. Sic ’em, Bears!

  • Ruth Robbins
    October 14, 2016

    Ah yes — the gauze blouses with fabric colors — and then you top that off with bell bottoms and those ridiculously high platform shoes! HAHA! I loved the 70’s 🙂 You must be about my age too — I am a class of 1979’er and am 55. Also loved the cardigan sweaters, scarves, silky shirts, and saddleback jeans. And lets not forget earth shoes! But hey — the music was GREAT!

    • Tania
      October 14, 2016

      I was 1978, we are right there together Ruth. Do you remember the Lemon Frog clothing from SEARS? I loved that line! Hahaha

      • Ruth Robbins
        October 15, 2016

        Yes! I got a groovy pair of plaid trousers from them in 7th grade LOL! My mom worked for JCP so I always got most of my clothes there with her discount — good times 🙂

  • SARAH
    October 17, 2016

    What an uplifting post from a sweet sister. God bless you all!

  • Alice
    October 18, 2016

    78!! That’s when I graduated too. You must have been at TTU when I was there. I also enjoyed reading this post.

  • Angie
    October 19, 2016

    That last picture, wow, I had to look twice to make sure it wasn’t me. I have one just exactly like that. Same pose and all. My hair was just like yours too. 🙂 Great post!

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