Liebster Award

liebster award

Happy Friday everyone! I have not been a part of this little community of bloggers for long, but I already like a family member and love how supportive and friendly everyone is. Earlier this week I was nominated by fellow blogger Karen of Fearlessly Authentic for the Liebster Award. This nomination means so much to me because it means that people really are reading and enjoying my blog and they want to recognize it. Thanks Karen for following and for the nomination!

What’s a Liebster? Well I’m glad you asked! After conferring with my good friend Google, I came across this post and learned more about it. The short end of it is the Liebster Award is an online award by bloggers for bloggers to help bring attention to new and upcoming bloggers, typically those with 1000 followers or less, but you’ll see a variety of different follower numbers out there. Now for the good stuff!

1. Post the award on your blog.
2. Thank the blogger who presented this award and link back to their blog.
3. Write 11 random facts about yourself.
4. Answer 11 questions posted by the presenter and ask 11 for your nominees to answer.
5. Nominate 11 bloggers who you feel deserve this award and who have less than 1000 followers.
6. Let the nominees know you have nominated them.

11 Facts About Me:
1. I am a puppy mamma to a Puggle named Howie!
2. I’ve been watching General Hospital since I was 17
3. I LOVE country music!
4. I am allergic to almost everything in nature 🙁
5. My high school mascot was a Pretzel
6. I obsessively balance my checkbook every day
7. My biggest fear is drowning
8. I have an extra vertebrae in my back
9. I love giving people gifts that they mentioned at one time they would like or that applies to something they like
10. I always put sweats on after I get home from work
11. I love wine!

Karen’s 11 Questions to me:
1. What does a typical day look like for you?
        – Morning: Wake up after about 4 snoozes to my alarm, feed and let my dog out, shower
           Day: Go to work, lunch with good friends (I’m lucky to work with two of my really good friends!)
           Night: Gym, walk Howie, blogging, catching up on my DVR
2. What is your favorite season? Why?
         – Summer – boats, sunshine and tan
3. If you had to choose only one perfume to wear for the rest of you life, what would it be?
         – Flower Bomb by Viktor & Rolph, I bought it for the first time when I studied abroad in Paris, it’s my signature scent
4. Do you have a favorite topping for frozen yogurt? If so, what is it?
          – Some days its chocolate syrup, or a candy bar like Butterfinger or Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup and some days it’s fruit
5. What is your greatest fear?
          – Answered above,  drowning
6. Do you have a favorite accessory? If so, what is it?
          – My Michael Kors watch, I’m always wearing it
7. If you won the lottery, what would you do with the money?
          – Buy myself a Burberry scarf or Louis Vuitton bag then spend it on friends and family and charities, oh and invest it (you’re welcome Dad!)
8. What are some of your hobbies, other than blogging?
          – Wine tasting with friends, hanging out with my puppy and watching TV
9. What is your favorite TV show of all time?
          – Too many to name, I’m a big TV junkie
10. If you were to change your first name, what would you pick? And why?
           – Ummm….I have no idea. I like my name, it means Happy! 🙂
11. Do you prefer planners, online calendars, or crazy post-it notes everywhere?
           – I’m crazy organized so I have online calendars and post-it notes, but online calendars probably, I live by my calendar!


11 Questions for you:
1. What is your idea of a fun night out/in?
2. Why did you start blogging? Is it what you thought/expected? How long have you been doing it?
3. Where is the best place that you’ve traveled? Favorite memory?
4. Do you have any pets? If so, what are they and what are their names?
5. If you had to choose one last meal before you die, what would it be?
6. What is your day job?
7. What is your dream job?
8.If you could steal any celebrity’s style, whose would it be?
9. What is your #1 item on your wish list right now?
10. If you could go back and visit any time period, what would it be and why?
11. Name one thing you would put on your bucket list.


And the Nominees Are:
1. Pampers and Pearls
I hope you all have a great weekend!
Thanks for reading and thanks again Karen for the nomination!