Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Liebster Award

Imagine my delight when I opened my emails and found out that Liz from My Life in Projects had nominated my little blog for a Liebester Award!

Liebster, in German, means endearing, valued, lovely, etc.  This award is presented as a way to acknowledge up and coming bloggers and to help them be recognized for their outstanding accomplishments within design that is presented on their blog. 

I was super excited to get this award. I didn't actually think anyone outside my family read my blog. And if my FeedBurner stats are anything to go by I may not be far off :o)

Here are the rules for receiving this award:
1. Each blogger should post 11 random facts about
2. Answer the questions the tagger has set for you, and then
create 11 new questions for the bloggers you pass the award to.
3. Choose 11 new bloggers (with less than 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.
5. No tag backs.

11 Random Facts About Me
  1. I dream of one day having my own little self sufficient hobby farm
  2. My sister is my best friend in the entire world
  3. Chocolate is my favourite food
  4. I have a zombie apocalypse survival plan
  5. I was a vegetarian for 7 years
  6. For most of my childhood I wanted to be a psychiatrist when I grew up
  7. Current dream careers include; author, crafter and underwriter
  8. I lost 25kgs by switching to Primal eating
  9. Exercise and I are not on speaking terms
  10. 90% of things I start, I never finish

11 Questions For Me
1.  What magazines, if any, do you subscribe to?
Other than the weekly grocery fliers that come to my email, none. I’m not much of a magazine person.      
2.  What made you decide to start a blog?
I had a sewing blog years ago but let it fall by the wayside. I started again because my sister was  bugging me incessantly. 
3.  When you aren't blogging, what's your favorite thing to do?
Probably pottering around outside
4.  What's your favorite room in your home?
My bedroom,  I get to sleep there!
5.  Where is the one place you'd love to travel?
It's a cliche but I'd love to go to Paris
6.  What blog inspires you the most?
Three Ring Circus. I'm always in awe of how Tiff keeps on going through the most difficult times.
7.  When you go shopping for yourself, what's the first thing you buy?
8.  What's your favorite t.v. show?
The Walking Dead or maybe Game of Thrones
9.  If/when you go to Target, what area of the store do you spend the most time?
Toy section, I love looking at toys
10.  What is the best book you have read?
Gone With the Wind
11.  What is one food you could eat every day?

11 Blogs to Nominate
Gosh I'm not sure I know 11 new blogs with less than 200 followers? I'm going to pick some of my favourites that have less than 200 followers according to Google Reader. Not very scientific I know :o)

And that is unfortunately all I've got. I have a huge blog roll but most of those have been on there for years. It may be time to expand my horizons.

My Questions
1. If you could have any job, what would it be?
2. Favourite song?
3. What is your favourite way to wind down?
4. Do you prefer sweet or savoury food?
5. Do you prefer to dress up or dress down?
6. Favourite place to go shopping?
7. Coffee, Tea or neither?
8. What is the best movie ever made?
9. Do you believe in Aliens?
10. If we had one united world, who would our leader be?
11. Have you ever caught a fish?

Gosh that took a long time, especially with Emily's "help". Thanks so much to Liz for nominating me!


  1. Thanks for nominating me Jen! I feel very special :) I had already been nominated by someone else too so now I'm going to hop on to it and you should expect a post soon!

    1. I'm so glad, I'll keep an eye out for it :o)

  2. Hi Jen, thanks so much for nominating me. I've been crazy busy with launching a new endeavor and the blog has taken a backseat. :/ I would like to get back into it very soon. Let's keep in touch. :)