well it is that time of year
and guess what I was nominated. yes me.
friends can you imagine my excitement when Erica at coffee & quinoa nominated me.
um…yeah…those that really know me…know i can tend to love the spotlight a little bit.
have things go to my head a little bit. go way overboard a little bit.
just a little.
maybe i should get a dress. there will be a speech, of course. well and a celebratory party.
so you ask what is this award i was nominated for?
- It’s given by bloggers to bloggers of up-and-coming blogs with less than 200 followers.
- Liebster means “dearest” in German.
The Liebster Award is a way of recognizing new bloggers who you think deserve to be recognized for their blogging. Here are the details of receiving it:1 – List 11 facts about yourself. 2 -Answer the 11 questions given to you. 3 – Create 11 new questions for the bloggers you nominate for the award. 4 -Choose 11 bloggers with 200 or less followers to nominate. 5- Go to each blogger’s page and let them know about the award. 6 -Thank the person who nominated you and link back to their blog.
so here i go
#1 – List 11 random facts about myself:
1. i get motion sick…like a little kid…i am such a baby
3. i love to read. but i skim a lot…then usually have to go back and re-read
4.i hate being tickled. like hate. i will get seriously mad. no joke
5. i was born on Easter morning…my parents joked about naming me bunny? really. thank you mom for putting the kibosh on that one.
6. hubby & i love to travel…but when we do i drive and he handles the boys…revert back to #1
7. i always like to have polish on my toes…always.
8. i belong to two ladies bible studies…it amazes and inspires me of God’s endless love
9. i love wearing heels…tall stilleto heels…these are one of my fav pairs
10. hubby & i have been married twelve years
11. i am a work in progress…every day…i have this prayer on my fridge
“God, thank You that this is a new twenty-four hours. Today, I want to believe I can start writing a new script for my life. Help me to overcome the disbelief I have from my past failures. In Jesus’ Name, Amen”
ok onto #2 Answer the 11 questions given to you
1. What was your first job out of college/school? Working at First Federal Bank as a personal banker
2. Who would play you in a movie on your life? oh gosh i would love Reese Witherspoon
3. What is your biggest pet peeve? hahaha my hubby would tell you i have a lot.. right now when i write a post and it doesn’t save and i have to start all over.ugh.
4. If you could live in another country for a year, where would it be? Italy
5. What is your first childhood memory? sitting outside on a picnic table celebrating my sister’s birthday
6. What is the one possession you couldn’t live without? my bible
8. Do you consider yourself an introvert or an extrovert? hmmm…i would first say extrovert but i think i am a true introvert as i am homebody and gravitate to being shy. have to really push myself to step out of my box….um sisters keep your comments to yourselves. lol
9. What is the most spontaneous thing you’ve ever done? recently…going on a atv excursion in the dominican republic…totally out of my comfort zone. totally. revert back to #8
11. Which was the first blog you started following? Picky Palate
#3 – Create 11 new questions for the bloggers you nominate for the award1) What is your Favorite ice cream?
2) What’s your favorite childhood toy? You know, the one you’d still play with if you could.
3) What are 3 positive qualities about yourself?
4) Where’s your favorite place to shop?
5) Do you consider yourself an introvert or an extrovert? 6)What’s your favorite thing to do on the weekends?
7)What’s one food you hated as a child that you now love?
8)If you could be the voice of a Disney character, which character would you choose? 9)Name three favorite foods 10)Which was the first blog you started following?
11) What’s one goal you have for your blog in 2013?
#4 -Choose 11 bloggers with 200 or less followers to nominate
please note i realize some of you may already have well over 200 followers and that you may have already received a nomination for the liebster award and that you may have already done your really cool fun lengthy post…Please take this as a compliment that i follow you and am sharing the AWARD love…xoxoxo
my fellow nominees and in no particular order…
Jackie @ Marin Mama Cooks
Erin @ The Student’s Wife
Haley @ The Saucy Apple
Jess @ Three Men & a Mommy
Brittany @ Dulce Vie
Morgan & Living to Dine
Brittany @ Delights & Delectables
Jamie @ Thrifty Veggie Mama
Sara & The Fitcupcaker
Kim @ At Home with Kim
Jenn @ Eating Bender
Again thank you Erica at coffee & quinoa…this award nomination would not have been possible with you.
and to my husband, kids, family & friends…this award is for you! xoxoxoxo
hope you had fun reading this as much fun as i had putting together.