Monday, May 23, 2011

Tif Talks Books: Online & IRL

Good Monday Morning, 
and Welcome to Armchair BEA Week!

For the kick-off of Armchair BEA, I would like to introduce myself, but I'm going to do it in comparison form!  Hopefully, this works!

Online:  I'm known as Tif, a book blogger!

IRL:  Most people know me as Tiffany, but I prefer Tif (with only one f).  I'm an avid reader, mother of 2, wife, advocate, and employee of higher education.

Online:  I use an avatar that I created.

IRL:  This is the real me.  (Does my avatar do me justice?)

Online:  I'm a bookworm and literacy advocate.

IRL:  I'm still a bookworm, but am an advocate on many fronts, literacy and books being just one of them.

Online:  I read just about everything.

IRL:  I still read just about everything and can be found doing it just about anywhere.

Online Random Fact:  This week I will be celebrating my 4 year blogiversary!

IRL Random Fact:  I am fascinated with bags ... totes, purses, etc. ... but the one condition before I will buy it is that a book must fit into it!

Online Features:  I host the Fairy Tale Challenge here as well as the Tales to Tomes Online Book Club.

IRL Features:  I host nothing but a barbecue every so often, but my hubby does the grilling!

That's me, in comparison!  Did I miss anything that you are just dying to know?!?


  1. Awesome. It's just amazing how the bookblogger community has evolved in just a few years, isn't it? Happy ArmchairBEA!

  2. Hi Tif! So glad to see you. I like the way you did your BEA introductions. I'm about to do mine. But I have to check my favorite blogs first. :-) I can't get anything done til then. Happy BEA! And your avatar does kinda sorta favor you.

  3. Happy BEA! Love the comparison...

  4. Wow, congrats on four years. That's impressive.

  5. Ha-Ha...I am a bag aficionado, too, but finally had to hit the pause button for awhile.

    Congrats on four years blogging.

    I like your avatar.


  6. I love this format! Very clever. Happy four year blogoversary -- that's awesome! (And I'm with you on bag size. What good is a bag if it can't carry one's most important accessory??) Have a wonderful Armchair BEA!

  7. Fun idea for the post! Thanks for being a founder of this awesome event!

  8. Enjoyed the comparison format! It's nice to "meet" you. I'm always excited to find new book blogs.

  9. Congrats on your upcoming blogaversary! I'm really excited to participate in Armchair BEA, mostly bc I get to meet awesome bloggers like you!

    -Kate the Book Buff
    The Book Buff: Book Reviews for Regular People

  10. Hey Tiff and happy almost blogaversary. Totally get the book bag, er, I mean purse requirement, lol! Thanks for being a part of Armchair BEA! You guys a rockin' it!!

  11. Great comparison list! It's been so nice working with you for Armchair BEA.

  12. Oh, wow! 4 year blogoversary! That is a lot. :D Congratulations.

    So excited to be a part of this, since I had no chance at all to get to the real BEA. Live in Sweden and am a student... Not enough money for that trip sadly.

    Nice to meet you. :D

    Rebecca @ kindle fever

  13. You, me, and bags baby! I love bags too, and I have to say you are the first person I've met with the same interest. I've met "purse" girls, but never another "bag" girl. :)

    ~ Trisha @ eclectic / eccentric

  14. I'm replying way late, but my philosophy is better late than never! :)

    Care ... It is sooo amazing how far it has come!! Thanks for stopping by!

    Lena Sledge ... I've always wondered if my avatar at least resembles me a bit. Glad to hear you kinda think so!

    stilettostorytime ... Thanks!

    Brimful Curiousities ... Thank you! Who knew I would still be around 4 years later?!? :)

    Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow ... Thank you! And, nothing beats an amazing bag! I still haven't visited your blog, but I will be sure to get over there soon!

    Erin ... Thank you! So glad to hear that I am not alone in my accessory needs! :)

    Kristen M. ... Thank you and you're welcome!

    Susan ... It's a pleasure to have you! Glad you enjoyed it!

    Kaitlyn Devin and Grace ... Thanks for stopping by!

    Deb Marshall ... Thank you! So glad to hear I'm not the only "bag lady!!" :)

    Chrisbookarama ... Same to you! It was truly awesome to have you join us this year!

    bex ... Thank you! So glad you were able to join us!

    Trisha ... Awesome!!! I don't know anyone in real life myself with the bag obsession, but am so glad to hear that I am not alone!! :)


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