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Liebster Award

Remember how last week I told you I was going to be introducing you to some of my favorite bloggers this month…well I’m back with more!  The first blogger I want to introduce you to is Martha Kate.  I came across her blog this summer and just absolutely fell in love…and I promise I’ll tell you more about her this Fall!   Last week Martha Kate nominated me for a Liebster Award and I couldn’t be more excited to introduce you to some of my favorite bloggers with this Award!

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Here’s a little information on the Liebster Award…it is passed around the blog world to newer bloggers that don’t yet have giant followings!  It is also a great way to connect with other bloggers and make new friends!

There are a few simple rules…

List 11 facts about yourself

Answer 11 questions asked by the blogger that nominated you

Nominate a few of your favorite bloggers

Post 11 questions you want them to answer!

11 Facts About Myself

I grew up in California.  Moved to Philadelphia after college for seven years and have been back in California for almost two years.

I am the oldest of three children.  And yes, I have several oldest child tendencies

I am a natural blonde.  Feel free to insert any blonde jokes you’d like

My “day job” is as a consultant with Thirty-One…and I absolutely love it!!!

My dream vacation would be to spend three months in Europe

I love running, travel, and cupcakes

My favorite type of shoes are wedges…y’all, I could live in wedges!

I decided I was going to be a teacher when I was about 5 but actually started college as a business major.  I then switched my major to education during my second year.

I make my bed every single day.  Without fail.

My first car was a minivan I shared with mom

I love singing and dancing realty shows and which I was skilled in both of those areas

And here are my answers to Martha Kate’s 11 questions for me…

What is in your coffee cup? Not coffee!  I know I’m in the minority, but I don’t like coffee.  And actually, I rarely drink anything other than water.

What is the favorite book you have ever read?  I’ve read a lot of great books but I think my current favorite is Love Does by Bob Goff

Are you a dog or cat person? Hmmm…I’m going to go with dog.

Where do you find blog inspiration? So many places!  I actually draft a lot of my posts during runs so I definitely feel inspired while I’m running.  There are also a handful of bloggers that truly inspire me on a daily basis.

What is your go-to recipe? My sister will laugh when she reads this because she knows how true it is but I love turkey burgers…1 ½ pound lean ground turkey, ½ cup oatmeal, 1 egg and 2 tlbs seasoning of choice…I do mix up my seasonings for these burgers

What is your favorite TV show? Depends on the time of year!  During the summer I love So You Think You Can Dance and my current favorite school-year show is Scandal

Do you prefer a date night at home or going out on a date? Date night at home…I love traveling but when I’m not traveling, I’m a homebody

What is your love story? I haven’t met the One yet, so my love story is still being written!

What is your favorite restaurant? Anything Mexican!  Wait, I should clarify!  Good Mexican!

Instagram or Twitter? I think I love them both equally!   No way I could pick just one!

What is one thing you couldn’t live without?  Aside from the obvious things like family, food, water and Jesus, I’m a little bit of chapstick addict…I have two in my purse, one in the car, and several places throughout my house.

Are you a night owl or a morning person? Most definitely a morning person…I operate best getting up at 5.  But by 9 o’clock, I am ready for bed!

 

And now, here are the blogs I am nominating for a Liebster Award…so definitely go and check them out!

Kelly at Simply Crafty

Leanne at Being Jane

And my 11 questions for them…

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?

Who inspires you?

What is you dream vacation destination?

What is your favorite book?

Who was your favorite teacher?

If you could travel back in time or forward to the future, which would you choose?

Who would you want to have play you in a movie?

If you could have three people over for dinner, who would you invite?

Chocolate or vanilla?

Favorite snack?

I’d love to hear from you!  What is your dream vacation destination?

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