Thursday, February 21, 2013

"The Liebster Award"

Hey there my lovely, fabulous readers! I hope every one's having a happy Thursday. Today's post is a little bit different, In fact its rather exciting. I was sent an email from a very sweet lady the other day  "Nicki" over at  "Sweet Parrish Place".(go check her blog out). Anyway she nominated me as well as 11 other blogger's  for an award.(little Ole ME) an award!.As I begin reading what the award was actually about,"The Liebster Award" I got somewhat emotional, Simply because I had never received anything like that, Being recognized for something I mean . And being that I have come to really love blogging, And I truly have a heart felt passion for decorating and DIY projects has made it even more special that someone has recognized and appreciates my hard work. So big big "THANK YOU NICKI" I really appreciate it.

The Liebster Award is an award given to up and coming bloggers for an outstanding job on your blog. Liebster is a German word that means a whole bunch of "good stuff" things such as Lovely, Kind, Cute, Welcomed , Beloved and the list goes on. Is that not just a wonderful thing? Anyhoo! once you are nominated you must continue to share the love. Meaning you must now pass the award on to 11 more new bloggers that you feel should be reconized. I will explain the rules.


1. Each blogger should post 11 random facts about themselves that your readers don't already know.

2. Answer the questions the tagger has set for you, then create 11 new questions for the bloggers you pass the award to.

3. Choose 11 new bloggers with less then 200 followers to pass the award to and link them in your post.

4. Go back to their page and tell them about the award.


11 Random Facts About Me:

1. I sleep with the T.V on all night and my bathroom light on.( I cant stand a dark room)
2. I am an only child.
3. I often debate with myself about decorating ideas ( I mean full blown conversations out loud ) Dont judge me.
4. I enjoy hiking in the summer with my kids.
5. The beach is my most favortie place to be.
6. I have a a "lil bit" of road rage ( only when I'm in a hurry though)
7. I dont have a favortie food.
8. I dont have a favortie color that I'm drawn too and use all the time.
9. I have had the same best friend since second grade, we talk almost everyday
10.My Birthday is coming up in March and I will be 39yrs old, 
11.I have had two dogs in my life time that I loved dearly.

The questions Nicki asked us 11 bloggers are:

1. What would you do if you won the lottery?
2. What is your most vivid childhood memory?
3. What is your favorite room in your house?
4. What is the best book you have ever read?
5. What do you do to relax?
6. Do you have any pet peeves?
7. Where would you go on vacation if money were no object?
8. What would your dream house be like?
9.What is your go to hair style?
10.What kind of car do you drive?
11.What is your favorite blog that you love to read/look at.

My Answers to Nicki's Questions

1. Q: What would you do if you won the lottery? A: I would save some of it, and I would help the homeless for sure, and help the less fortunate in my own city. And of course share with family.

2 Q: What is your most vivid childhood memory? A: I would say it was when my grandparents took me to Disney world, and there was a lizard in our bungalow and my grandpa had to get it out.because we were all screaming and yelling, but he didn't want to kill it so she just shewed it out the door.(to come back later im sure).

3. Q: What is your favorite room in your house? A: I have to pick the two I just completed I love them both daughters room and the guest bedroom.

4. Q: What is the best book you have ever read? A: Oceans Apart by Karen Kingsbury I had never read a book that made me cry before, She's a Christian Aurthur and that book is amazing.

5.Q: What do you do to relax? A: I would have to say either lay in bed and watch T.V. or Paint rather its a room or some furniture.

6. Q: Do you have any pet peeves? A: YES indeed. I hate when my husband leaves mail and papers spread all across the kitchen table and his vitamin bottles( that drives me crazy) Just put that mess up somewhere....geeshhh!

7. Q:Where would you go on vacation if money were no object? A: Definitely somewhere tropical, exotic, with crystal clear water.

8. Q: What would your dream house be like: A: It would be all one level about 3,000 sq ft, large back yard oasis with an outdoor kitchen and pool.

9. Q: What is your go to hair style? A: I pull it back with a head band and hit the door.(nice and simple).

10. Q: What kind of car do you drive? A: Toyota Camry

11. Q: What is your favorite blog that you love to read/look at? A: This had to be the hardest question ever because there are so so many that I truly like and stalk. But if you force me with a gun  to choose just ONE I would have to say

I had to search high and low, far and wide, I had some sleepless nights, staying up late night reading blogs searching for the right ones before I could decide on my choices The 11 Bloogers I Nominate for the Liebster Award will go to these lovely blogs below, whom I can tell loves blogging just as much as I do, and who takes pride in their work. So with that being said I introduce to you the following:

11 Blogger I choose are:  Be sure to go visit them

Congrats bloggers!

My Questions to you are as follows:

1. What made you want to start blogging?
2. Whats the hardest part of being a blogger?
3. Would you consider yourself thrifty? and why or why not?
4. Whats your favorite brand of paint?
5. whats your favorite season?
6. Whats your favorite holiday?
7.  What would you say was your best DIY project?
8. If you had the chance to spend 50.00 in a thrift store to decorate an entry way, what would you be looking for while shopping to complete the space?
9. If you could change ONE thing about the world we live in what would it be?
10. Are you an indoor or outdoor person?
11. What do you do for a living?

Again thanks for all your hard work bloggers good luck on all your blogging endeavors and congrats to all bloggers across the board for all the work you put into your blogs to keep us coming back for more!

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