Awards

Liebster Award

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I was recently nominated for the Liebster Award by fellow blogger, Angela from The Triplet Farm.  She has a great blog, if you haven’t visited it yet, check it out. I am flattered to receive this award, thank you Angela!

The Liebster Award:

  • It’s an award given to new bloggers with small followings; less than 200.
  • It helps new bloggers connect with and find each other!
  • In German, Liebster means dearest/loving.
  • It is a recognition award from fellow bloggers letting you know that your blog has not gone unnoticed.

The Rules for the Nominees are:

  • Once nominated, make a post thanking and linking the lovely person who nominated you.
  • Include the Liebster Award sticker (like the one above) in your post.
  • Nominate other new bloggers (with less than 200 followers) who you think are worthy of this award.
  • List 11 facts about yourself.
  • Answer the 11 questions asked by the person who nominated you.

11 Facts About Me:

peanut butter

  1. I love peanut butter. I could eat it on just about anything.
  2. I received my first DSLR camera as a gift, when I was 21. Ever since then, I have been addicted to taking pictures.
  3. I went back to school and earned my Reading Specialist Masters degree. This program strengthened my passion for reading and provided me with strategies to help students who struggle with reading.
  4. I am a sucker for dogs, even though I don’t own one.
  5. I wrote my first book when I was in high school, called A Queen Among Nations. I never tried to get it published, I just wrote it for fun.
  6. I’ve unintentionally killed almost every house plant I’ve ever owned, until I found the snake plant.
  7. Nicholas Sparks is my favorite author. The first book that I read of his was The Wedding.
  8. One of my favorite memories growing up was going on the boat with my family on a sunny summer day.
  9. My favorite perfume is Prada Candy. I usually pick a new favorite every year. Past favorites… Tommy Girl, Dolce and Gabbana Light Blue and Beyoncé Heat.
  10. I enjoy taking something old and broken and restoring it.
  11. I can’t wait to plan out the flowers for my wildflower garden that I will plant in the Spring.

My Nominators Questions:

1) Why do you blog?

I blog as a creative outlet. Plus, I really enjoy writing.

2) Do you ever read books more than once?

I save all the books I read, thinking that I will read them again. The only time I have actually followed through on this is when there is a movie coming out, based on a book I have previously read.

3) What is your favorite quote?

“Though she be but little, she is fierce.” William Shakespeare

4) What is at the top of your bucket list at the moment?

To see my book published in print.

5) What is the one food staple that is always in your kitchen no matter what?

Red seedless grapes

6) What is the most challenging thing for you about writing?

Editing, and editing, and editing.

7) If you could have only 5 possessions what would they be?

A picture of my family, a bible, an empty notebook, a fine point sharpie, and my wedding ring

8) If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why?

I want to see Greece because the pictures look so beautiful and I think I would love the food. Yes, I know their economy is in shambles right now, but I can’t help myself.

9) What are a few of your blog related goals?

Write meaningful posts that mothers and teachers can relate and connect to.

10) What do you find the most rewarding about blogging?

Writing a piece that connects with someone else.

11) What makes you happy?

So many things… my family, a good sweaty workout, laughing with friends, kisses from a puppy, a beautiful flower, etc.

My Nominations:

Thank you again, Angela, for nominating me for this award! I am delighted to pass on my nominations to A Pink Cup and Oh Crap, it’s tomorrow.

And here are your questions…

1) Why do you blog?

2) What is your favorite book?

3) What is your favorite quote?

4) What is at the top of your bucket list at the moment?

5) What is the one food staple that is always in your kitchen no matter what?

6) What is the most challenging thing for you about writing?

7) If you could have only 5 possessions what would they be?

8) If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why?

9) What are a few of your blog related goals?

10) What do you find the most rewarding about blogging?

11) What makes you happy?

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