FAB Fridays

I've decided to start up a new project, and hope you will all join me in this endeavor. When I first started this blog, I said I wanted to talk about people, books, and shows that inspire me. So far I have featured a few people, and have also been featured a couple times, which to be honest, COMPLETELY made my day :) Thanks to Melody at 6 Feet Over , and Bea at The Busy Mom Blueprint.

I really enjoy spreading the love and supporting my friends and fellow bloggers. So, I want to make this a weekly project. Every Friday I will feature someone new that has inspired me in some way or another. I love people who are positive, creative, ambitious, and believe in supporting others. We as women, LOVE to help and to encourage. It's in our nature to nurture :) It's what gives us that sense of purpose and fulfillment in life.

I would love it if you all took part in this project, and featured someone new each Friday as well. What goes around, comes around, I truly believe that. Let's embrace one another's gifts and talents, and look at it as an opportunity to learn and to be inspired.

One of my favorite quotes is one from Gordon B. Hinkley

"It is as we serve, as we take time to express interest and concern in someone other than ourselves, that we are more likely to gain a glimpse of who we really are, and what we can ultimately become."

This was the quote I put on my missionary plaque, and it has always been something I TRY to follow.
I already have quite a few women in mind, and I'm excited to introduce them to you one by one.

I'm working on a name, here's what I've come up with so far, which one do you like?
  • Fabulous Female Fridays
  • Fridays Featured Mom
  • Fabulously Flabby Females , joking everyone :)
  • Fertal Female Friday, also joking
  • Fricken Fabulous Featured Female Friday, is that too many "F" words? sorry, tryin to keep this G rated.
So, I was thinking we should call it, "THE TRIPLE "F" PROJECT"

Tonya has designed a new button for this project. So if and when you join in the fun, then you can add this button along with your Featuring Friday posts.
Feb. 20, 2010
Okay, I came up with a new name for our meme! By the way, I actually had to google the word meme, because I had NO clue what it meant.

Here is the definition: The term Internet meme is a phrase used to describe a catchphrase or concept that spreads quickly from person to person via the Internet.

Anyway, I appreciate all your feedback yesterday and have decided that, in order to avoid attracting dirty old men to this site, I would refrain from using the phrase "triple F". Don't want to disappoint anyone in search for women with (in Myda's terms) "big honkers". Haha, I was laughing so hard though, and thought perhaps I SHOULD keep it, but no, probably better to stick to a more classy name like, F.A.B. FRIDAYS. This stands for, Featuring Ambitious Bombshells. What do you think?
  • Fabulous And Beautiful
  • Featuring Aspiring Balancedmoms
  • Featuring Ambitious Babes
  • Featuring Ambitious Babymakers
  • Fricken Awesome Biotches ...... sorry, just had to throw that one in


Bea said...

What an awesome idea!
The Triple F project sounds really fun!
If a woman is a Triple F she deserves to be featured! (LOL! Joking!)

Eliza said...

Hi Crystal, I love your blog, and I just nominated you for The Sunshine Award! Please visit my blog Postcards from Parenthood to get the details!
Love, Eliza

Mr. and Mrs. Stoneking said...

I think this is a GREAT idea and I can't wait to start! I love the name of it as well :)

mom2three said...

That is a fabulous idea! So laughing at Bea's comment!
Fabulous Female Fridays is cool but the triple f project is funny!

Amy said...

SOunds like fun, I think I just may try to play along also! Thanks!

Whatever Dee-Dee wants said...

I vote for Fridays Featured Mom. Can't wait to see who your first triple F girl will be.

Charlene said...

Fridays Featured Female... or Triple F Project for short works for me! :-)

Great idea!

Marilyn (A Lot of Loves) said...

I think Friday's Featured Female sounds like it'll be interesting.

Darcie said...

What a grand idea Crystal.

2busy said...

I like the long one...It's fricken fabulous.

NatureGirl said...

Count me in!

Salt said...

I think this sounds so great. :) And I 100% agree. I never realized what an amazing and supportive community of woman bloggers there was! Until...well 6 months ago when I started my blog.

I'm not a mom yet, but I would love to participate in this sometime!

Oh and I have to tell you, I just watched that YouTube that you told me about and it brought tears to my eyes! (And like...out over my eyes and a little on my face also.) It must have been so scary, but you did it! And your voice is WAY WAY WAY better than mine!

Myda said...

Great minds think alike! Woohoo! I too was going to start featuring people (not just moms) on my blog but I didn't go so far as to think of a name like yours! hehe. I like Triple F but man that sounds like big knockers or something! lol

Danielle said...

What a wonderful idea. I will definitely post the button on my blog. And tripe F sounds good to me :)

Confessions From A Working Mom said...

I LOVE the idea! I will participate, for sure. I can put it in my headline section on my blog, so it's the first thing they see on Friday mornings. Just let me know when you start it, so I don't jump the gun (and spoil the fun for you!).

Confessions From A Working Mom

Andrea said...

Great idea. I love the triple F project!

Verena said...

This is a great idea! I love the name of this projekt!
Hug´s, Verena

xoxoKrysten said...

I really like Fabulous Female Fridays - it's got that certain something. Great idea!

Heather said...

Just found your blog and love reading! Following along now, you have a beautiful family!!! I look forward to reading more!

Aaron [air] said...

I love the idea and I will be participating without a doubt. I think I will call mine "fabulous - friendly - fridays" or something like that....

This will be great to meet some new bloggers out there. I absolutely ♥ and appreciate your way of validating and appreciating others, instead of what so many others choose...competition. I hate that. Drives me insane!

www.thehusaileybunch.com said...

Hey there fellow Bachelor fan! Hope you're having a great weekend!

Mrs.Joe said...

I'm not a mom, but I think that this is a great idea and I would play along anyway! I'm loving your blog!

Tami G said...

WHAT a great idea!!!!

MsBabyPlan said...

Gosh, it took me long to click on you. I love your blog. This is how I want to be once I have completed my plan. Have a great Monday. I will be your follower, check :)

scrapwordsmom said...

I LOVE this idea and am going to participate. I will put your button on MY Blog plus do a write up and a link to this article then pick my gal!! Love it. Thanks for the inspiration and I LOVE that quote by President Hinkley What an AMAZING man he was!!!!! Leslie

Sandra said...

I'm so into the Fab Fridays! I am new to blogging, but I have come to discover so many creative and talented writers out there and I would love the opportunity to tell them so (without appearing like a stalker!) This is a perfect way! I've grabbed the button, I start on Friday!

@Home-Mom said...

fab friday's are great, i started a blog hop just get myself out there and just incorporated a featured blogger in my #2 spot. This week was the first so I don't think I featured them very well but I plan to do better and post your button by it to bring 'em here too.

FABulous ;)

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