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Blogging Fun: The Liebster Award

Tuesday, November 26, 2013



Thank you Linzi at Little Gem for nominating me for the Liebster Award! Linzi is a beautiful wife and mama of two, and a fellow Washington native with an awesome blog (who I randomly found on Instagram)! I was really excited when I got her message about this award... so fun! Hugs to you, Linzi!

>> This is an award given to bloggers who have 200 followers or less, and is used to promote each other in the blogging community and attract some attention to your blog in a positive way! Each nominee must first:
  • List 11 random facts about themselves
  • Answer the 11 questions provided by the person who nominated them. 
  • Choose 11 other bloggers who have 200 or less follows on Bloglovin' and ask them your own 11 questions.
>> The rules are:
  • Thank the person who nominated you and link them in the post √
  • List 11 random facts about yourself √
  • Answer the 11 questions provided by the person who nominated you √
  • Choose 11 blogs you like and link them in your post √
  • Write out 11 questions for those bloggers to answer √
  • Go to their page and let them know that you nominated them √
R A N D O M  F A C T S  A B O U T  M E

1. I have no middle name.

2. I'm left-handed, and so is my hubby.

3. I love to read, but I have the hardest time getting started in a book. I'll buy a book and it will sit on my nightstand for weeks. Once I finally bite the bullet and dive in, I never regret it. (Well, except for the confusing snoozefest that was Night Circus, but whatever.)

4. My biggest fear was/is childbirth. I can't tell you how relieved I was when I successfully gave birth to my son almost a year ago. You know that feeling that you feel when you complete a really difficult workout, or a dreaded work meeting or job interview is over? I felt like that, times a billion. Best day of my life.

5. I showed horses competitively for most of my childhood (and won a few national titles)

6. The thought/sight of people rubbing their palms on their jeans gives me the heebie-jeebies

7. My dream dinner party would include these famous guests: Jennifer Lawrence. Kate Middleton. Taylor Swift. Ellen DeGeneres. Jennifer Aniston. Kerry Washington. Julianne Hough. & Sandra Bullock.

8. I love trivia

9. I never finish a beverage. I have half-empty bottles of water all over my house.

10.  I love documentaries, especially about sociopaths or crazy cults. SO FASCINATING.

11. I'm a little OCD about numbers, and it's sort of freaking me out that 11 is the magic number in this post. Eesh. It's taking everything in me not to add a 12th to each of these lists.

Linzi's Questions For Me:
1. Do you like to read, what is your favorite book? Love to read. It's cliche, but I'm going to have to say the Hunger Games trilogy. I adore those books. So much so, that I almost refused to see the movies... I didn't want it to ruin the magic of those stories!

2. Are you left or right handed? Left (so funny, I didn't read through these questions before I made my list of random facts... Linzi, great minds think alike!)

3. How many children do you have, do you want to have more? In a perfect world, 4 kids. But... money and age permitting, so we shall see... we'd need to get to work, and I'm not quite ready to be pregnant again!

4. Do you have a secret talent to share with us? No :( I am the least-talented person I know. I mean, I'm a cool person... but I can't draw or sing or knit or scrapbook or decorate or do anything exceptionally well. That sounds like I'm really down on myself, but I swear I'm not... I'm awesome! Haha.

5. Can you speak any other languages besides English? Nope. I wish!

6. What is your favorite band or artist? Too hard! I love me some John Mayer, though. He might be it for me.

7. Who are your style icons? I love Khloe Kardashian lately, and Julianne Hough is always so effortless. Girl is on her style game!

8. Are you a hoarder of anything in particular? Yes. Pretty much everything. I can't delete pictures from my phone -- especially of my son -- because I feel like I'm deleting him from my life! Ha

9. What are you hopeful your kids will be when they're older? HAPPY, HEALTHY AND LOVED. Otherwise, I don't care. A preacher, musician, doctor, real estate agent, stay-at-home mom... I don't care. I just want them to be happy in their career choice, grateful for perfect health, and overflowing in love.

10. What is your favorite meal to eat? I love food. I would probably go out to eat with my worst enemy if they suggested that we dine somewhere that I loved.

11. Who is your biggest inspiration and why? My husband. He's the most passionate, selfless person I know.

My Nominations
Britt @ Oh Baby Havens
Natalie @ Copeland & Co
Lauren @ Wifestyles
Zacha @ MissZ326
Tisse @ Tisse's Pieces
Kate @ Nesting Elm
Britt @ Petite Comeaux

Questions for my Nominees
1. You can invite five celebrities to dinner party. Who is on your guest list?
2. If you have a free night to yourself - no husband or kids - what is on your agenda?
3. What is your favorite Christmas song?
4. What is your typical Starbucks order?
5. What is the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning?
6. If you had $100 of free money to spend... where would you go, and what would you buy?
7. What is your favorite go-to outfit that you love -- either for a night out OR a night in?
8. What is currently on your DVR?
9. If you could travel the world on a mission to find the World's Best _____, what would that be?
10. You can only leave the house with ONE item of makeup on... what would it be?
11. What is your dream vacation destination?

Have fun! I hope you all will play along! ;)

6 comments:

  1. Oh I love what you've written! You're so fun. I love the Hunger Games books. My dad doesn't have a middle name either so you two are special! Thank you for sharing with all of us. Also for saying those sweet things about my family and I ♡

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  2. omg..SO with you on the fear of birth thing...i was ALL ABOUT the epidural :)

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    1. For a minute I tried to go all natural. HAHA.

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  3. Good luck with the nomination...exciting stuff!
    Katie x
    http://missenchanting.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. Best of luck with the nomination and don't forget to post pictures on your twitter. "Just followed you". :)

    SFH

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  5. Hey Corianne, Best of luck we are with you. The victory is yours.

    Your readers

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